Property in Abaco, Bahamas - Schooner Bay

New Modern Sustainable Seaside Village, Abaco    

Single Family Vacant


Description of this Single Family Vacant Property in Abaco

Conserving the environment is a major theme throughout this unique development designed to attract families to live, work and play in a setting that incorporates the best of our past with the hopes of our future.

Schooner Bay is blessed with a spectacular location on the Atlantic side of Great Abaco Island, very accessible from Florida and Nassau.

This walkable village is centred around a generous harbour, a beach, and natural landscape. The harbour is surrounded by shops, restaurants and other mixed-use buildings

LEED principles will be adopted to optimize energy performance, the integration of alternate energy sources and the use of green materials. Reduction of pollution and the use of alternate transportation will be achieved by the design of ease of access and the encouragement of bicycle and pedestrian access. All solid waste will be recycled, reused or incinerated. The commitment to best practices in environmental design will make Schooner Bay an environmental model for The Bahamas and the region.

Schooner Bay encourages a return to traditional neighbourhood design with manageable yards, front porches, plenty of parks and green space, and a mixture of businesses, houses and lofts-all within walking distance. It will resemble the picturesque settlements of Hope Town and Harbour Island. The development reintroduce live-work houses, lining Bay Street harbour. These dwellings feature commercial space on the ground floor and residential above. They may occur attached, as townhouses, or free-standing structures with side and rear yards.

Village Homes have private gardens designed as outdoor rooms; some will have 2 bedrooms with as little as 700 sq. ft in an effort to reintroduce small vernaculars. Across the bridge, in the centre of the harbour, there will be one and two bed traditional-style Island Cottages that have small boat docks and great views of the coast. The Little Bridge Beach Cottages have direct access to the beach, harbour and main street. The Schooner Bay Beach Villas are setback 75 ft from the dune base, designed to provide visual privacy in all directions. Harbour Edge Villas will have the traditional one storey with attic design combining the best of harbour and beach living.

The Schooner Bay village will feature a meeting house, beach club with swimming pools, spa, yacht club, lodge, farm and equestrian centre.

Lots are now selling and start at $120,000 for a 3,286 sq. ft. lot to $1,960,000 for a 19,811 sq. ft. beach lot.

The Island lots have set plans whereby homes will be built to specification. You choose these lots based on your design preference as each lot has a designated cottage plan.

Embracing the past, Schooner Bay retains a unique sense of character and truly offers a one-of-a-kind alternative to today's suburban lifestyle.

Bahama Property Highlights

Lot Size: 3,826 sq. ft.

Features of This Bahamas Property


Summary of this   Property on Abaco, Bahamas

MLS Listing Number: 6790
Property Type: Single Family Vacant