Grand Bahama Real Estate for Sale James Sarles Realty
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, BAHAMAS
Tel: (242) 351-9081 Fax: (242) 351-9092
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Property In , Abaco - SANDY POINT, ABACO
Beds: 2 Baths: 1

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James Sarles

Phone: (242) 351-9081
Fax: (242)351-9092

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6588
$110,025
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850

Abaco

Summary of this Abaco Real Estate:

Sandy Point is a small traditional Bahamian Fishing Village that was isolated from the other areas of Abaco until the mid 1960's when Owen's Illinois lumbering operation pushed a road into Sandy Point.(read more)


Details of this Bahamas Single Family Home on Abaco

By James Sarles
Sandy Point is a small traditional Bahamian Fishing Village that was isolated from the other areas of Abaco until the mid 1960's when Owen's Illinois lumbering operation pushed a road into Sandy Point. There is a primary school in Sandy Point. Most of the men folk in Sandy Point are involved in fishing and construction. There are about sixty persons presently involved in renovation and expansion work at Disney's Cast-A-Way Cay, formally Gorda Cay. The Fast Ferry Service runs between Sandy Point and Nassau several times a week.The Sandy Point Home is located on lot 62 on School Lane Road and is directly next to the Sandy Point School.

Features of this Abaco Property

Price: $110,025
Status: Active
Address: Bahamas - SANDY POINT, ABACO - Abaco
Latitude: 26.026283185147
Longitude: -77.39911079406738
Beds: 2
Baths: 1
Square Feet: 850

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Location of this Abaco Property


More visitor information on Abaco

The Abacos are a 120 mile string of islands that stretch over 650 square miles and situated roughly 175 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida. Great Abaco is known as the mainland and is the third largest island of the Bahamas, the islands are known for their calm water and warm breezes which makes them ideal for sailing or a day trip power boating. The shores of the Abacos are lined with bays, hidden coves and protected harbors featuring full service marinas and luxury resorts.

The Abacos are known as one of the worlds top sailing and boating destinations although this does not mean that those who prefer to be on dry land should look elsewhere for their vacation! The islands are the most complete vacation destination in the whole of the Caribbean with miles and miles of beautiful beaches, great fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, historic colonial towns and great activities.

The population of Abaco descends from Loyalists from the United States who arrived during the American war of independence. The Abaconians have since given up wrecking and rum running, although they still work at traditional occupations such as farming, fishing and boat building. Each of the Abaco Cays have their own charm and even though there are many of them, very few of them are heavily inhabited.

For those wanting to explore the beautiful cays and islands, there are ferries or private boats that will transport visitors. The Abacos are a great place to live offering peace and tranquility. Elbow Cay is a quaint place to live and work with plenty of activities, restaurants, marinas and vacation rentals. Man-o-War Cay has no tourist facilities and is the perfect place to build a home for those looking for the ultimate in peace and quiet. Green Turtle Cay is a quiet area for anyone wanting to work in tourism but live in privacy, there are resorts, marinas, private cottages, restaurants and activities. As Great Abaco is the main island it is home to an international airport and the main city of Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco is a popular destination for tourists has many activities, restaurants, marinas, and vacation rentals.

The Abaco Islands in the Bahamas are a good choice for home buyers and vacationers alike. With the islands peaceful atmosphere, people have the time they deserve to enjoy life to its fullest. This is one of the main reasons people choose the Abaco Islands to buy their new home for investment or their own vacation home in the Bahamas.