Under new ownership (April 2014) and just extensively remodeled in May/June 2014, Kataluma features many improvements and updates including an additional bedroom suite and a new beachfront infinity pool (photos coming soon). Set on a powdery pink-sand beach overlooking the turquoise waters of the Atlantic, Kataluma is a grand 6-bedroom, 7-bath beachfront estate on Double Bay. This new and secluded 5000 sf home has two levels of living space. The upper level features a vast open-plan great room with 20 feet of sliding glass doors for stunning beach and ocean views. At night, this room becomes a home theater with surround-sound, VCR, CD/DVD player, and 10’ movie screen with film library. The lower level of Kataluma features a second living room, a recreation room with 8-foot slate pool table and flat-screen satellite TV.
Outside, luxuriate in our new oceanfront heated infinity pool, or in our backyard pool on the west side of the house. Lounge in our shady beachside tiki hut. Explore our offshore cays and reefs with our kayaks, stand-up paddles boards, and snorkel gear, or explore the land on our beach bikes. Kataluma has beautiful coral reefs and excellent snorkeling right off the beach in front of the house. Then grill and enjoy your day's catch on our variety of oceanfront and poolside patios and decks.
Kataluma's master bedroom suite, Hibiscus, has a 10’ sliding-panel glass door which provide views of the turquoise ocean water, two cays and pink sand beach. The glass doors open onto an ocean front patio furnished with chaise lounge chairs for relaxing. The furnishings of Hibiscus Suite are British Colonial and the white linens give the clean, crisp feel of a relaxed beach setting. The master bath is complete with two hand-carved marble vessel sinks, a large open shower area, and an ocean-view spa tub.
The upper level of Kataluma has four bedroom suites, including the master. Each has its own name and design theme (Hibiscus, Gecko, Lotus, Frangipani) hand-carved on the wooden transom over the door. The doors are recessed into hallways to give private entry off the main living areas. Each bedroom has its own private bath, each with a unique design and style.
The lower level of Kataluma features two more bedrooms, including a new downstairs king bedroom suite with en suite bath. The second downstairs bedroom is a bunk room that can sleep six. It is furnished with a full-on-full bunk bed and two standard-width bunk bed sets.
Back upstairs, Kataluma’s gourmet kitchen will satisfy the most demanding chef. A 15-foot center island gives plenty of space for preparing your in-home meals. Or have our cook do it for you! The stainless steel Bosch appliances include a glass cook top with downward draft ventilation, wall oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer and dishwasher to facilitate the needs of guests, chefs and staff. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the accoutrements needed to prepare your culinary delights including a blender, toaster, coffee-maker, rice maker, crock pot, and a selection of spices and seasonings. Just outside the kitchen area is a large built-in Jenn-Aire gas cooking grill for your barbecue and grilling selections.
If you wish to dine outside, there is a convenient deck situated just outside the kitchen’s sliding glass doors, so that you can enjoy views of the west swimming pool, garden area, the sprawling coconut forest and spectacular sunsets. At night, candle-illuminated carved stone lanterns by the swimming pool reflect off the pool’s glistening water. Adjacent to the ocean side pool, there is seating for 12 at our outdoor mahogany dining table.
Housekeeping is provided two times a week at Kataluma, Monday and Thursday. If you would like more frequent housekeeping, it can be arranged.
A cook can be arranged upon request.
• Central air conditioning
• High speed internet and WIFI
• Landline telephone (please purchase calling card to make long-distance calls)
• Laundry room with washer and dryer
• R/O Water Purification System
• Blender/Toaster/Coffee Maker/Rice Maker/Crock Pot
• Spices, Seasonings
• CD/DVD Player with I-pod docking station
• Surround Sound System
• 10’ Movie Projection Screen
• DVD Movie Selection
• Baby Bouncy Seat and high chair
• Baby Crib
• Board Games and Books
• Hair Dryers
• Iron with Ironing Board
• Two Swimming Pools
• Oceanfront Tiki Hut
• Barbeque Grill
• Three 2-person and Two one-person kayaks
• 2 Stand-up paddle boards
• 6 Beach bikes
• Snorkel gear (2-3 adult sets – you may want to bring your own for proper fit)
• Beach umbrellas
• Beach chairs
NOTE: Sometimes during the winter, a storm will pull sand from this beach and leave it rocky for a time, but the sand always comes back soon to what it looks like in these (actual and unretouched) photos. There is very long stretch of beach just to the right (south) of our home that is never rocky....Read more
Private Beachfront Estate w/Pool, home theatre Eleuthera, Bahamas
Additional Location Information
Double bay is located on the center part of the island Eleuthera on the Atlantic Ocean. Pink sand beaches line the shores, along with 2 small cays within kayaking distance. Local shoppes and food stores within a 10 minute drive.
Double bay is also located 25 minutes from the historic Governor's Harbor, the former capital of the Bahamas. Governor's Harbor airport is a 30 minute drive.
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Car is not necessary
Last updated on May 22, 2015
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