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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: 08/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gregory Town cottage description

Starfish Cottage, Bahamas ~ $110. night with A/C, Stairs of stone to water, dock and deck above and New Tropical Plunge 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

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Smoking Allowed:

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

              • Pets Not Allowed:

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

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • 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

              • Kitchen:

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

              • Cooking Utensils:

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

              • Refrigerator:

                full size refrigerator with separate freezer....moreless

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

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

              • Wood Fireplace:

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

              • Linens Provided:

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

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking directly across from cottage...moreless

              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

                      Communications

                      • Wireless Internet:

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

                      • Telephone:

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

                      • Free Long Distance:

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

                      • Broadband Access:

                        Free, Direct internet cable connection...moreless

                      Pool & Spa

                          Outdoor Features

                          • Gazebo:

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

                          • Deck / Patio:

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

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Free kayaks at our private dock...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Theme

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

                          Location & View

                          • Beach View
                          • Ocean View
                          • Oceanfront
                          • Waterfront

                          Activities

                          • Shelling
                          • Shopping
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Rock Climbing
                           

                          Reviews

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                          My Standard Rate
                          1 night min stay
                          $110

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                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $75
                          • Taxes Included

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                          Payment is due at time of booking


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 08/01/2014
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                          23 Available
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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.


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                          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

                          • 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

                          • Terry chilling by the pool. Pink sand and chairs are waiting for you!

                            Terry chilling by the pool. Pink sand and chairs are waiting for you!

                          • 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

                          • 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

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

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

                          • Starfish, Private Dock with Stone Steps to water below for Kayaking, Swimming...

                            Starfish, Private Dock with Stone Steps to water below for Kayaking, Swimming...

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

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

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

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

                          • Pathway to our private dock with free kayaks, stairs to water and sundeck

                            Pathway to our private dock with free kayaks, stairs to water and sundeck

                          • 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.

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

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

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

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

                          • Our private waterfront dock with deck above & Free Kayaks for our guests

                            Our private waterfront dock with deck above & Free Kayaks for our guests

                          • 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 !

                          VRBO #232389

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                          $110 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

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                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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