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Waterfront Cottage with Pool, Starfish #1 Pick- Lonely Planet

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Starfish Cottage, 16 x 16 waterfront with direct wifi internet, free kayaks

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Starfish Cottage, Bahamas ~ CottageRentalForYou at Yahoo dot com $120. night with A/C, Stairs of stone to water, dock, kayaks, deck and beautiful Tropical Pool. Charming round waterfront cottage.
No need for rental car here! Nice paved road. You will find all you need within one block with easy access to the village at the bottom of the hill..
'Top Choice Award' from Lonely Planet Travel Guide and featured twice in the N.Y. Times as a charming and affordable destination. The cottages are owned & operated by a local Bahamian family. The Edge of the World Properties are world renowned for their beautifully done island style cottages and warm hospitality. Visitors from every corner of the planet have found this a perfect destination over the past 55 years.
The Starfish is a 16' x 16' round cottage and is located directly on a Caribbean Cove within the confines of a large private estate. The property includes Stone Stairs to the water below with a sundeck, thatched umbrella and a private dock below for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with tropical vegetation and huge old coconut palm trees. Bananas, papaya, guava, pomegranate, lemon, lime and other fruits growing right outside the door along with little herb gardens for your cooking pleasure.
Each of our 3 cottages has its own kitchen with gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, blender, toaster and all utensils.
Stone grill for cooking out is located next to the cottage. The Starfish has a driftwood bed, flat screen cable TV, free wifi internet direct to cottage as well as on property, free kayak & free local & L.D. calls to U.S. and Canada from the office. Fully enclosed outside shower with hot/cold water on private patio under the coconut trees. Each cottage has private bathroom facilities.

Groceries just down the street, along with surf boards at Surfer Pete's, fresh fish, vegetables, souvenir shops, Surfer's Beach, Gaulding Cay Beach, Holiday Beach, Long Bight Cove and other nearby beaches, post office and more.

Car rentals available nearby with delivery to airport or cottage for no extra fee..

Airports: 20 minutes from North Eleuthera Airports, 30 minutes from Governor's Harbour Airport with daily flights from USA.

Gregory Town is located between Harbour Island and Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera with many activities for all. Beaches everywhere, Queen's Baths, Glass Window Bridge, Current Banks for fly fishing, Kayaking from our private dock, caving, cliff diving, surfing, shelling, snorkeling, spearfishing, bonefishing, deep water access and light tackle fishing everywhere.

Local Bahamian Fishing Guides/Tour Guides/Captains available in village.




Keywords: Waterfront, Stairs to Water, Cheap, Affordable, Surfer's Beach, Cottage, Caribbean, Bahamas, tropical, Charming, Lonely Planet Award Winner, N.Y. Times featured property

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 and over to rent this property...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets accepted with prior approval from owners only....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking is permitted outside cottage, at the bar and throughout the property....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Free dbl. kayak for all guests. Guide services available thru licensed Bahamian Capt. for boat trips, fishing trips, kayak tours, snorkeling or diving trips. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Flat screen TV with free cable...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Leisure Activities

  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Rock Climbing
  • Snorkeling/Diving

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C provided May 15-Sept. 15 each year. The rest of the year it is just not necessary....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Free, Direct internet cable connection...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free Long Distance calls for all guests to U.S. & Canada...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Kitchen Towels, Sheets, Blankets, place mats, rugs....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking directly across from cottage...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls and Long Distance calls to U.S. and Canada....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free, Wi-Fi internet service in cottage, bar and around property...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Chiminea fireplace located by Tiki Bar for marshmallow roasts....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Local Bahamanian cuisine or specific meals provided upon request. Bahamian breads, desserts, fruits and vegetables available on the premises as season permit....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need right down to the coffee pot and filters...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gas stove with oven, sink, refrigerator with separate freezer, microwave, toaster, blender, stainless steel pots and pans, all dishes and utensils....moreless

  • Microwave:

    new medium sized microwave...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full size refrigerator with separate freezer....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Stone patio with chairs and hammock located under guinep, banana and coconut trees...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Thatched roof outdoor Tiki Bar with wifi signal for your computer. Power for blender or Blackberry, Overlooks water and coconut trees....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Free kayaks at our private dock...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$120

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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Location

Local Bahamian Fishing Guides available for bonefishing, light tackle fishing, kayaking tours, spear fishing, diving, snorkeling, bird watching, exploring.

 

Owner info

About the owner: Owners of Edge of the World Properties, including the world renowned Starfish Cottage, Seahorse Cottage & Tamarind Tree Cottage. Bahamian Family owned and operated for decades ! Join the thousands of guests who have visited us from around the world. Featured on the front page of the travel section of the N.Y. Times twice. We are listed as the #1 choice by Lonely Planet in their new 2011 handbook. Known for our charming cottages and idyllic waterfront location in the beautiful Bahamas. Kimy and Terry The Owners

Why the Owner Chose Gregory Town:
We enjoy sharing our lifestyle and property here in paradise. Come to Eleuthera-Bahamas, you will have a wonderful adventure.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Enjoy the personal attention your Bahamian hosts will provide during your stay.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Starfish Cottage, 16 x 16 waterfront with direct wifi internet, free kayaks

    Starfish Cottage, 16 x 16 waterfront with direct wifi internet, free kayaks

  • Starfish Cottage, bright sunny kitchen with all you need for your island getaway

    Starfish Cottage, bright sunny kitchen with all you need for your island getaway

  • Fabulous Tropical Pool, overlooks Caribbean and sunsets

    Fabulous Tropical Pool, overlooks Caribbean and sunsets

  • Our dock, view from above....snorkel, fish, kayak or just hang around in the sun

    Our dock, view from above....snorkel, fish, kayak or just hang around in the sun

  • Edge of the World Properties, kayaking from our dock

    Edge of the World Properties, kayaking from our dock

  • Starfish Cottage, View of cove from cottage

    Starfish Cottage, View of cove from cottage

  • Tad Mask, guest in the Seahorse rippin' it up at Surfer's Beach. Thanks Tiffany!

    Tad Mask, guest in the Seahorse rippin' it up at Surfer's Beach. Thanks Tiffany!

  • Starfish Cottage, Direct Waterfront Cottage on large, tropical, private estate

    Starfish Cottage, Direct Waterfront Cottage on large, tropical, private estate

  • Steps from Tiki bar to pathway which leads to the dock

    Steps from Tiki bar to pathway which leads to the dock

  • Blue Holes for diving....  unbelievably beautiful.....

    Blue Holes for diving.... unbelievably beautiful.....

  • Beautiful Beaches Everywhere!  Choose one or choose a different one every day!

    Beautiful Beaches Everywhere! Choose one or choose a different one every day!

  • Dock with ladder & steps...... great for kayaks, swimming, fishing & snorkeling

    Dock with ladder & steps...... great for kayaks, swimming, fishing & snorkeling

  • Free kayaks for our guests. Come Discover Eleuthera with its gin clear waters !

    Free kayaks for our guests. Come Discover Eleuthera with its gin clear waters !

  • local Caribbean beach, sunning, shelling, snorkeling, cay offshore for exploring

    local Caribbean beach, sunning, shelling, snorkeling, cay offshore for exploring

  • Our private Dock with deck above...kayak, swim, snorkel, fish, sun your buns!

    Our private Dock with deck above...kayak, swim, snorkel, fish, sun your buns!

  • Starfish Cottage, tropical oasis with kitchen, lending library and dining

    Starfish Cottage, tropical oasis with kitchen, lending library and dining

  • Starfish Cottage, driftwood bed and lending library

    Starfish Cottage, driftwood bed and lending library

  • Snorkeling is fabulous!  This is a Starfish found by guests Andrew and Michelle

    Snorkeling is fabulous! This is a Starfish found by guests Andrew and Michelle

  • Tiki bar overlooking Caribbean  with wifi & power for blender to Blackberry

    Tiki bar overlooking Caribbean with wifi & power for blender to Blackberry

  • Starfish Cottage, Outdoor Shower is fully enclosed w/ hot & cold water.

    Starfish Cottage, Outdoor Shower is fully enclosed w/ hot & cold water.

  • Glass Window Bridge.... just up the street.....beautiful Caribbean and Atlantic

    Glass Window Bridge.... just up the street.....beautiful Caribbean and Atlantic

  • Beautiful deserted beaches waiting for you to discover them

    Beautiful deserted beaches waiting for you to discover them

  • Deck and dock below for swimming, sunning, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing

    Deck and dock below for swimming, sunning, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing

  • Winter in the Bahamas...... blanketed in flowers !

    Winter in the Bahamas...... blanketed in flowers !

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