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There's an undeniable majesty about Old Battery. The main house was built in the 1920s and is in keeping with the grand style of that era. It sits on 4½ acres in Tucker's Town and has undisturbed views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Two guest cottages are part of the 4 South Road property. A tennis court and infinity pool add to the package.

The Property Group is offering the home for US$23 million.

“The property's main house was built in 1926 and completely renovated in the late Nineties,” said the property's agents, Vicky Hamshere and Gill Butterfield.

“There are approximately 4½ acres of immaculate grounds, including many trees and level areas for recreation.

"You can enjoy the fabulous infinity pool and stunning ocean views surrounding it on the southern side, or meander down the steps to the beach below, where the parrotfish abound.

"The hard-surface tennis court is an added bonus to all the facilities that this beautiful property offers.”

The home is “only minutes” from the Mid Ocean Club and Tucker's Point and 20 minutes from Hamilton, the agents added.

“On entering the grand and elegant main house, one sees a beautifully galleried living room with fireplace, perfect for winter evenings.

"There is an attractive wet bar and also a hidden wine cellar.

"Gracious stairs, or the glass elevator, leads from the living room to the upper balcony.

"On the upper floor is a bright and airy sunroom looking out to the ocean, the formal dining room and an immaculate kitchen, with a casual breakfast room adjacent. The lovely master bedroom suite has a cosy, cedar-panelled study or TV room with a wet bar, a small sewing room, a dressing room and a gym.”

Two en suite guest rooms are also on the upper floor; a guest room apartment is on the main level. A fully-contained housekeeper's apartment is connected by a stairway to the kitchen above.

The three-bedroom Bluebird Cottage is a listed building. The second cottage has one bedroom, a fully-equipped kitchen and a living room that opens on to an oceanfront patio.

Acres of space: Old Battery was built in the 1920s and renovated in the 1990s. As well as sweeping ocean views, the property boasts two guest cottages, an infinity pool and tennis court. (Photograph supplied)
Fit for a king: owners can relax in the infinity pool and enjoy stunning views of the ocean from the Tucker's Town home, which sits on 4½ acres. Right, the majestic ocean vistas are also on offer in the breakfast room. Below left, the cosy fireplace is perfect for winter evenings. Below right, the spacious formal dining room is on the upper floor along with a bright and airy sunroom and 'immaculate' kitchen. Two en suite guest rooms are also on the upper floor, while a housekeeper's apartment is connected to the kitchen
<p>At a glance</p>

Listing price: US$23 million

Available to: Bermudians, PRCs and overseas buyers

Contact: Gill Butterfield on 441-534-7746 or e-mail gill@property -group.com; Vicky Hamshere on 441-537-5337 or e-mail vickyh@property-group.com. Alternatively, visit www.property-group.com

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Published June 07, 2016 at 9:00 am (Updated June 07, 2016 at 1:38 am)

Bermuda Home Finder: grand and elegant

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