Featuring 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, this two-story residence has been renovated with an abundance of modern improvements.A large living room seamlessly flows through to the dining room and into the open plan gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, an island, new stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast nook. The Traditional Building Guide: Advice for Preserving Bermuda's Architectural Heritage. Anthony Short and Sylvia Shorto, with drawings by Anthony Short. The main floor of the house consists of double living rooms with fireplaces, formal dining room, large modern kitchen with breakfast area, three bedrooms, and an exquisite master suite (including dressing room and home office). Won the 2003 Bermuda In Bloom best Garden in the Parish Award.
He was one of the main suppliers of essential ships chandlers and related services to Clyde-built and other British ships from Liverpool, England to Confederate ports via Bermuda during the 1860-64 blockade running heyday. Nestled into a large estate with access to the tranquil warm waters of the bay at Cambridge Beach, is this stunning 7 bedroom, 5 1/2 bathroom house.
Callan Glen The Mc Callans of Bermuda include an author who first came to local fame in the 1950s. They include a 1949-1955 Governor of Bermuda, Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Hood, after his Governorship, then Geraldine Rose Crockwell Crockwell-Sequeros in 1976, then Mr. Comfortably decorated and renovated with all the modern conveniences, the gracious old Bermuda home provides a wonderful venue for a family reunion, or a getaway for friends who want to enjoy a tropical setting with secret paths down to the beach, hammocks and quiet flower filled gardens.
During the American Civil War it was leased by the Confederate military agent in Bermuda, Major Norman Stuart Walker, and his family. Now owned by a member of the Hayward family originally from St. A curving drive leads up to the house, imposing in its size a symmetry and surrounded by almost three acres of land.
Some time later, the house passed to a member of the Lough family which descended from the Forbes family of Bermuda.
Has remarkable mature grounds, this property is an ideal family home offering quaint touches of a traditional Bermuda cottage with contemporary improvements 15 minute drive to town via North Shore and walking distance to the Railway Trail, grocers and playground. built by Claude William Mc Callan and named as such partly because he was a "son of" Callan as the Scots name indicates.
He was born on September 4, 1765, in Ayr, Scotland, the son of William and Jean Mc Callan.
At the age of 21, by then having been trained as a young ship designer, he was shipwrecked on Bermuda's north reefs in 1786 and rescued with his shipbuilding tools by a local fisherman, Daniel Seon. Instead he selected a local bride, Lucy Burrows Mercer, and erected this home, of Georgian design, in 1799 to 1800 (a front porch was added in the 20th century).
Mc Callans ability to draw plans for a ship on paper and his aptitude for design allowed him to prosper in the colony.
Across the threshold, circles of thick glass are embedded in the floor allowing light into the quarters below where slaves once lived. The house that stands today is a circa 1700 mansion, one of the earliest in the area, once near a bridge across a creek from the sea to a marsh.
Beyond the house are the old stables and a guest cottage. The original building which the present house replaced was a timber-frame house erected by planter and shoemaker Roger Bailey, whose father arrived in Bermuda before 1623.
He became renowned throughout Bermuda for his decency and humanity.