Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Historic Estate Home, Spectacular Views, Pool, Walk to Town, Free Flight

You sent a message to this manager.

Calendar

Last updated: 06/19/2015

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 2 months. You can contact the manager for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

Check availability
23 Available
24 Available check-in
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Belmont House sits high atop Buccanneer Hill with spectacular views of Governors Harbour, the sea, and the sunset. This grand historic home dates from the mid-1800s. It has been meticulously restored to retain its original elegance, while enjoying all modern luxuries and conveniences. Belmont House was decorated by a reknowned Italian designer. It features exquisite contemporary furnishings, many custom made, hardwood floors and high ceilings.

Belmont’s façade is dominated by its grand two-story veranda looking out across the harbor. The upstairs features two large bedrooms, each with ocean views and direct access to the veranda, and two large and luxurious full baths. One bedroom has a king bed, and the other has two twins. Relax with a cocktail on the comfortable teak furniture of the grand veranda and enjoy a spectacular, 50-mile, 180-degree ocean and sunset view. You may find it difficult to leave.

On the first floor, Belmont features a large living room and a spacious formal dining room with seating for eight. The modern, airy, peninsula kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, including refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, and Bosch oven. The downstairs has a third full bath and a washer and dryer. The large first-floor veranda is a delightful spot, with garden and ocean views.

Belmont House shares a beautiful new pool with two nearby cottages. Amenities at Belmont House include air conditioning, high-speed wireless internet, cable TV, hi-fi stereo, cordless telephone, and off street parking.

Belmont House is part of the Squires Estate collection of beautifully restored 19th century homes on the hill above Governors Harbour. The décor and level of finish will delight the most discriminating world traveler. Our manager will greet you upon arrival and be available to assist you as needed. She can arrange for daily housekeeping, a private chef, or a car rental (extra charges apply), and provide advice about island activities. Other staff at Squires Estate include a fulltime gardener and housekeepers. Laundry and ironing services are provided on the premises.

The Belmont House estate includes two beautiful one-bedroom cottages that can be rented along with the house for additional bedrooms. Belmont House and its cottages can also be combined with other historic homes and cottages in the Squires Estate collection for larger groups.

The town of Governors Harbour, a two-minute walk down the hill, has a charming 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.

Walking down the hill in the other direction takes you to French Leave Beach, the finest beach on the island and one of the great beaches of the hemisphere. By foot, it’s less than ten minutes to French Leave, a mile-long crescent of pink sand that is usually deserted. Most visitors to Eleuthera rent a car during their stay, because the island is rural and spread out, and a car is the only practical way to get around. By car, Belmont House is just a minute from French Leave Beach.

FREE FLIGHT: A stay of four nights or longer entitles you to one free round-trip ticket from Nassau to Eleuthera or flight credits from the U.S. Some restrictions apply.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2977 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Reefs

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Paddle Boating
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

This property does not have any reviews yet.

Be the first to write a review for this listing...

 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Aug 15 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$360
$2,270

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $324 Nightly

Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,690

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $527 Nightly

Winter
Jan 3 - Feb 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$380
$2,280

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $326 Nightly

Spring
Feb 6 - Apr 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$485
$3,045

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $435 Nightly

Summer
Apr 30 - Jul 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$380
$2,280

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $326 Nightly

Late Summer
Jul 2 - Aug 12, 2016
3 night min stay
$485
$3,045

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $435 Nightly

Fall
Aug 13 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$380
$2,280

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $326 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13.95%

Notes:

Additional units may be available. Please inquire for details.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 2 months. You can contact the manager for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

 

Location

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
GOVERNOR’S HARBOUR
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
FRENCH LEAVE
 

Manager info


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

Loading...
1 of 4
 

Photos

  • Belmont House

    Belmont House

  • Pool and deck with beautiful views

    Pool and deck with beautiful views

  • Entrance

    Entrance

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Elegant dining room with seating for 8

    Elegant dining room with seating for 8

  • Modern kitchen, all stainless and state-of-the-art appliances

    Modern kitchen, all stainless and state-of-the-art appliances

  • Master bedroom balcony with 50-mile ocean view

    Master bedroom balcony with 50-mile ocean view

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Luxurious bathroom with ocean views

    Luxurious bathroom with ocean views

  • Covered area next to pool

    Covered area next to pool

  • Beautiful French Leave Beach, a 10-minute walk from the house, deserted as usual

    Beautiful French Leave Beach, a 10-minute walk from the house, deserted as usual

  • Street beside Belmont House

    Street beside Belmont House

  • Exterior from side

    Exterior from side

  • Porch and balcony

    Porch and balcony

  • Contemporary living room furnished with pieces from around the world

    Contemporary living room furnished with pieces from around the world

  • Living room with antiques

    Living room with antiques

  • Dining room table

    Dining room table

  • Master bedroom with high ceilings

    Master bedroom with high ceilings

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom ceiling

    Bedroom ceiling

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Sunset view from Belmont House

    Sunset view from Belmont House

  • French Leave Beach

    French Leave Beach

  • Town of Governors Harbour, 2-minute walk down the hill

    Town of Governors Harbour, 2-minute walk down the hill

Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 66%
  • Calendar last updated 06/19/2015
Phone number Show phone number

+1 2018886824

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Historic Estate Home, Spectacular Views, Pool, Walk to Town, Free Flight

Governor's Harbour #239474ha

2 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 5

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.