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New Luxury Beach Villa on Historic Banks Road

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Facade of Richview House, steps from French Leave Beach

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Governor's Harbour house description

Richview is a new, luxurious, 4-bedroom, 4-bath home fifty yards from world-famous French Leave Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas. Richview has spectacular views of the beach and ocean. It is located on the historic Banks Road, the premier location on Eleuthera, a mile from the town of Governors Harbour. The Beach House restaurant is a two-minute walk down the beach, and Tippy's beach restaurant is less than a mile away.

Richview is a stunning mix of old-world charm and modern comforts. Amenities include two full-service kitchens (ideal for groups with multiple families), air conditioning, washer/dryer, WIFI, satellite television, three flat-screen TVs, DVD player with video library, VOIP phone with free unlimited local and international calls, CD sound system, child and adult games, a telescope, a full-capacity generator, and a caretaker on duty.

Richview includes a two-story, three-bedroom main house with an annexed honeymoon suite, for that couple in your group who desire extra privacy. Each section contains its own well-stocked, full-service kitchen. The two sections of the house are always rented together, to only one group at a time, so your privacy is assured. (For smaller groups who don't need a fourth bedroom, the honeymoon suite is simply locked off unless requested.) Richview offers great outdoor living space with a huge wrap-around deck with loungers, a charcoal grill, outdoor dining area, two outdoor showers, a pergola for shade, and an observation deck with spectacular 360-degree views.

You enter Richview into the large Front Hall. This spacious room has a couch, access to the washer/dryer, and sliders to the rear deck. To your right is the computer room (with wifi and VOIP phone) and access to the two first-floor bedrooms. One has a king bed and the other two twins that can be converted to a king. Returning to the Front

Hall, you take the steps to the second floor. Here we have a full kitchen, large dining area, living room (all with BEAUTIFUL beach and ocean views) and a separate queen size bedroom and full bathroom. Off this area, you can enter the sundeck and observation deck. The views from the deck are truly spectacular. The ocean is 50 yards away and you can see 360 degrees of Eleuthera.

Returning to the first floor Front Hall, on your left is the entrance to the one-story honeymoon suite with a king-size bed, living room, full kitchen and large shower/bathroom. All four bedrooms at Richview have private en-suite bathrooms.

Just walk across the street and down our private path, and you’re on the beautiful pink sand of French Leave Beach (also known as Club Med Beach, for the Club Med that was located there many years ago). Richview comes with everything you need to enjoy our beautiful beach, including beach chairs and umbrellas, and two outdoor showers.

In addition to the Beach House tapas restaurant and bar (easy walking distance), Tippy’s famous restaurant is just a mile away. Both Tippy’s and the Beach House offer fine dining and live entertainment. Other upscale restaurants within easy driving distance include The Bistro at Sky Beach Club and Cocodimama. The town of Governors Harbour, less than a mile away, has a lovely collection of 19th century homes and churches overlooking its historic harbor. Buy fresh fish and lobster every afternoon from fisherman at the town dock, or visit the recently restored Haynes Library, which dates from 1897, for the weekly coffee hour for foreign residents and tourists. Governors Harbour has grocery stores, restaurants, liquor stores, two banks with ATMs, a bakery, gift shops, a dive shop, and a medical clinic. Friday Night Fish Fry in Governors Harbour, a street/beach party that brings together all the tourists and locals with food, drink, and dancing in the street, is not to be missed.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Free International VOIP Phone Usage Full Capacity Generator On-site Caretaker Personal Chef & Baby Sitting can be arranged Three Flat Panel Televisions Beach Chairs and Umbrellas Two Outdoor Showers...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                      • Away From It All

                      Attractions

                      • Arboretum
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Caves
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Duty Free Shops
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Pond
                      • Reefs
                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Babysitter
                      • Groceries
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking

                      Location Type

                      • Beach
                      • Beach View
                      • Near The Ocean
                      • Ocean View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Rafting
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Spelunking
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 14 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Telescope
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Catering Available
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher:

                        (2)...moreless

                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

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                      • Lobster Pot

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Crow's Nest
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        charcoal grill available...moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday
                          Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,950

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                          Winter
                          Jan 4 - Feb 13, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,750

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                          Spring
                          Feb 14 - Apr 25, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,250

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                          Early Summer
                          Apr 26 - Jun 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,450

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                          Summer
                          Jun 6 - Aug 15, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,950

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                          Late Summer
                          Aug 16 - Aug 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,450

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

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                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Rates are for up to 6 guests and do not include the honeymoon suite.

                          For each additional guest in excess of 6 (or to include the honeymoon suite) add $350/week.

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                          Security deposit: $500


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                          Location

                          The all new Beach House Restaurant is open just a short stroll from Richview and the well known Tippy's Restaurant is just one mile south. See why celebrities like Janet Jackson have chosen Richview for their island stay.

                           

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                          Photos

                          • Facade of Richview House, steps from French Leave Beach

                            Facade of Richview House, steps from French Leave Beach

                          • Newly Constructed Richview

                            Newly Constructed Richview

                          • Facade of Richview

                            Facade of Richview

                          • Rear deck with outdoor dining area

                            Rear deck with outdoor dining area

                          • Great Room

                            Great Room

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Guest Bedroom Suite with Ocean View

                            Guest Bedroom Suite with Ocean View

                          • Third Bedroom Suite

                            Third Bedroom Suite

                          • Honeymoon Suite Kitchen (second full kitchen)

                            Honeymoon Suite Kitchen (second full kitchen)

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Path to French Leave Beach, the best beach on the island.

                            Path to French Leave Beach, the best beach on the island.

                          • Town of Governors Harbour, 1 Mile Away

                            Town of Governors Harbour, 1 Mile Away

                          • Richview Roof Deck, Overlooking French Leave Beach

                            Richview Roof Deck, Overlooking French Leave Beach

                          • Roof deck, facing pond

                            Roof deck, facing pond

                          • Richview - 360 Degree Wrap-Around Deck

                            Richview - 360 Degree Wrap-Around Deck

                          • Entrance Hall and Stairway

                            Entrance Hall and Stairway

                          • Dining Area

                            Dining Area

                          • Master bedroom suite with doors to deck (all 4 bedroom suites have full baths)

                            Master bedroom suite with doors to deck (all 4 bedroom suites have full baths)

                          • Two Twin Beds with Personal Bath (2 of 4 Bedrooms)

                            Two Twin Beds with Personal Bath (2 of 4 Bedrooms)

                          • Honeymoon Suite (fourth bedroom)

                            Honeymoon Suite (fourth bedroom)

                          • Computer Room

                            Computer Room

                          • Cross the small road & walk down this short path, & you're on French Leave Beach

                            Cross the small road & walk down this short path, & you're on French Leave Beach

                          • French Leave Beach, directly across the street from the house.

                            French Leave Beach, directly across the street from the house.

                          • Pond behind house from roof deck

                            Pond behind house from roof deck

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                          $2,450 - $4,950 per week (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          New Luxury Beach Villa on Historic Banks Road

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