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Landfall, Oceanfront Home on Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island

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Wrap around Deck accessed by all rooms: barbecue, sunbathe, snorkel or swim

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Last updated: 01/25/2010

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Dunmore Town house description

Landfall, one of the most luxurious and best situated rental homes in the Bahamas. Built out of solid brick with cool, tiled floors throughout and decorated with original local artwork. A large, modern, fully appointed, 4 bedroom main house directly on the beach with 2 additional cottages set in a verdant garden as an option to add on. The 200 yard winding driveway leads you through coconut, hibiscus and citrus landscaping to this gem of Harbour Island. Enjoy a tropical estate on the famous Pink Sand Beach! The beach in front of Landfall is protected by off shore reefs making the clear, warm water very safe for young and old alike and ideal for families or groups of couples. Unlimited, free global phone calls and high speed wireless internet provide connection to the outside world.

Enjoy inside and outside living to the full. Modern double glazed windows throughout enable you to throw the house open to the elements or regulate both air and light with the wooden shutters. The wrap-around, wooden deck overlooking the sea is partially covered, enabling sunbathers and shade seekers alike to choose their favorite spot. The large veranda affords a panoramic view of the tropical garden and the evening sunsets, ideal for an evening barbecue.

Subtle lighting systems in the cathedral-ceilinged great room enable you to enjoy the wraparound sea view, curl up with a book whilst enjoying music on the surround sound Hi-Fi or watch a DVD movie on the large Sony flat screen TV. Relax in the wicker chairs and couches. Enjoy the pervasive Wi-Fi connectivity inside and out. Cook yourself, or have your meals prepared by your daily maid, in the new, gourmet kitchen. Eat casually at the bar or dine at the formal dining table under cathedral ceilings or alfresco on the beach side deck or garden porch. Choose between the cool air from the central A/C throughout all rooms, or have large fans waft circulating breezes. Enjoy the ocean view from your bedroom windows, or step outside onto your private deck area. The staggered design ensures privacy for each room whilst ensuring an optimal flow within. Each bedroom has its own bathroom with either shower or bath. Built in closets throughout the house not only offer ample space for your belongings but are also stocked with linen, towels and beach towels. Have peace of mind by locking your valuables and electronics away in the hotel safes. A generator automatically ensures continuous electricity availability, including for the air conditioning, an essential on the island.

2 self-contained cottages set in the large garden enable Landfall to accommodate even the largest parties and multiple families. (Separate VRBO Listing #290367). The 2 bedroom, air conditioned Hibiscus Cottage with its cathedral ceilings is fully equipped. You will appreciate the undisturbed privacy and peacefulness of the 1.5 acre garden with its many plants such as Hibiscus and Bromeliads and can enjoy the fruits of the Dilly tree as well as of the limes, bananas and coconuts. The Harbour Island Marina, Acquapazza Restaurant and Romora resort are close by and all the island’s amenities are within a mile's reach. Golf carts, the island’s delightful means of transport, can be waiting for you on your arrival at Landfall.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Landfall is on one level with tiled floors. Children can be watched from the deck whilst they play in the sand on the beach or swim in the sea which is shallow and safe without undertow. ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 8-15

              • Detached Unit

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Outside door to deck. En suite bathroom. Windows on 3 sides....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                Outside door to deck. En suite bathroom....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                Outside door to deck. ...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 king

                Outside door to deck. En suite bathroom. Windows on 3 sides....moreless

              • King size beds (3) 2 Master bedrooms in Landfall, en suite with direct deck access. 1 Master bedroom in Hibiscus Cottage, en suite., Twin or Single Beds (8) 2 Twin bedrooms in Landfall, 1 each in Hibiscus and Garden Cottages. All with en suite bathrooms., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The convertible couch in the Hibiscus Cottage folds out for a comfortable night's sleep...moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                en suite...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                en suite...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

                en suite...moreless

              • There is a bathroom for all bedrooms. Three are attached to the bedrooms and one is across the passage. 2 have shower cabinets and 2 have baths with a shower attachment and shower door. All bathrooms have built in cabinets and vanity areas with mirrors. The floors are tiled. ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Generator - essential on HI because of regular power cuts, 2 additional cottages on property, Beach shower at beach steps, Hotel safes (2 in Landfall, 1 in Hibiscus Cottage)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Many books of various tastes...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    (2) In Main House and Cottage. However it is best always to bring a laptop with you as a back up....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Some games (cards, dominoes, puzzles) although completeness depends on the previous guests....moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    The surround sound stereo system allows connection of an IPOD, computer or other MP3 device....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    HDMI and VGA connections allow connection of Laptops and other devices to the TV (e.g. for non-US DVD or downloaded movie viewing). Internet is via cable....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    surround sound sony hifi...moreless

                  • Television:

                    (2) Flat screen TVs in the living rooms of both Landfall and the Hibiscus Cottage receive cable TV. Some other rooms have TV connections....moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Some beach toys available in box at shower to beach...moreless

                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Marina
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Beachfront:

                        The 180 degree view of the ocean from Landfall's deck can be watched for hours by day and night (the stars are spectacular too). Wooden steps lead directly to the beach. The cottages have separate, private beach access...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        The table seats 8 but we have had parties of 10 or 12 by extending it with other tables. The garden and beach decks also have tables for open air dining...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central units in both Landfall (new) and Hibiscus Cottage for all rooms. A/C unit in Garden Cottage. Full, automatic generator backup. ...moreless

                      • Broadband Access:

                        Separate modems and wireless routers are installed in Landfall and the Hibiscus Cottage...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        (2) Separate Dryers in both Landfall and Hibiscus cottage...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        But we don't use it because the weather doesn't justify it. We use it as the HiFi cabinet!...moreless

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        The beach is our fitness area: wonderful walks, great for playing soccer, swimming and limbering up....moreless

                      • Free Long Distance:

                        Free worldwide phone calls to landlines are available in Landfall....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Internet is available (although service to Harbour Island can be flaky at times from CoralWave, the provider)....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Fresh linen is provided by the daily maid. Many beach towels are available....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Large, open plan living room with soaring ceilings and concealed lighting. Windows on all four sides. Comfortable seating, TV, HiFi, Internet....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Ample parking for all your golf carts (please don't drive over my low voltage garden lighting!) in the 1.65 acre tropical garden...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Plentiful parking in the large property for all buildings....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        (2) Separate Bahamian Landlines are available in the Landfall and the Hibiscus cottage....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Beach and bath towels....moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        (2) Separate washers in both Landfall and Hibiscus cottage...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Wireless coverage is available across practically the entire property including the Garden Cottage where the Wi-Fi from the Landfall and the Hibiscus Cottage can usually both be received....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        The housekeeper comes six days a week and will cook delicious island meals for you on arrangement as well as provide baby sitting and other services. A special arrangement with Acquapazza Restaurant enables you to have gourmet meals delivered to your door....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        There is usually a percolator coffee maker available...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Pots, pans and cooking utensils...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Sufficient cutlery, crockery and glassware for large families...moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        (2) Bosch dishwasher in the main house only....moreless

                      • Ice Maker:

                        (2) Integrated in the fridges in the main house and Hibiscus cottage...moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        (2) Two full kitchens are available in both the main house and the Hibiscus cottage. ...moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        (2) GE Profile stainless steel over the range microwave with air filtering. ...moreless

                      • Oven:

                        2: Integrated in the stove in the main house and in Hibiscus cottage...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Guests leave what they don't finish and (hopefully) replace what they do, so there are usually spices, sugar, cereals, coffee, alcohol and the like for you....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        (3) GE Profile stainless steel with large capacity freezer compartment, water and ice maker in the main house. Large fridge with freezer in Hibiscus Cottage. Small fridge in Garden Cottage. ...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        GE Profile stainless steel range with glass cooktop and large oven....moreless

                      • Toaster:

                        Toasters in Main house and Hibiscus cottage...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        The Hibiscus Cottage has a wooden deck overlooking the banana, lime and indigenous trees and coconut palms....moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Can be rented nearby at Michael's Cycles...moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Can be rented nearby at the Harbour Island Marina or at Valentines or from Michael's Cycles or Devlin....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (3) Landfall's wrap-around deck overlooks the beach has many chairs and loungers. Veranda overlooks the garden, ideal for evening meals watching the sunset. Hibiscus Cottage has an outside patio....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Can be rented nearby at the Harbour Island Marina or at Valentines...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        The Garden Cottage has a roofed patio overlooking the garden....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        over 1.5 acres of tropical garden, with a sweet water well and many trees, shrubs and extensive grass lawns...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        (2) Charcoal kettle grills...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Some surfboards, goggles, snorkels and flippers are usually available, depending on the previous guests. Otherwise can be rented nearby at the Harbour Island Marina or at Valentines...moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Christmas
                          Dec 22 - Jan 6
                          7 night min stay

                          $10,120
                          High Season
                          Mar 1 - Apr 30
                          7 night min stay

                          $10,120
                          Summer
                          Jul 1 - Aug 7
                          7 night min stay

                          $9,680
                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $8,800

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          There are 3 buildings on the property which can be taken in combinations: Landfall (sleeps 8); Landfall + Garden cottage (sleeps 10); Landfall + Garden + Hibiscus cottage (sleeps 15); Hibiscus cottage (sleeps 5); Hibiscus + Garden cottage (sleeps 7). So we should be able to cater for every family or group size as well as afford privacy within the group.

                          50% deposit on booking. Remaining 50% 30 days to arrival.

                          Deposits are not refundable, but if cancelled for good reason then the deposit can be used for a booking the same or next year. (Most of our visitors are repeat visitors that come each year). Especially for the high seasons (Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Year, March/April and July/August) it is advisable to book a year in advance.


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                          Location

                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          North Eleuthera ELH
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Ramora Bay
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Bohingi to Nassau
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Aquapazza
                          Dunmore Town
                          Nearest Beach
                          Pink Sands Beach

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          You can reach the restaurants on the bay side and the ocean either by walking along the pink sand beach, or by a short ride in your golf cart. The Marina and Ramora hotel are close by with a great outside/inside restaurant and view. Snorkeling and scuba diving are incredible. You can go out with a boat or just go straight in in front of the house.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2002

                          About the owner: We are a family of four living in Nokomis, FL. We all are able to do the things we love at Harbour Island. My wife loves walking the beach for miles with her friends or doing yoga on the deck. My sons have both qualified as scuba divers at Jeff Fox diving and we love to dive world class sites like the current cut or the canyons. When friends come we dive the potato and onions wreck with them as that can be done by beginners without a license and the non divers can snorkel above. My older son loves wakeboarding and the younger is an avid fisherman so we're out in a boat in the bay most days too. Mostly we enjoy snorkeling at the reef in front of the house or body surfing when the waves pick up or just relaxing.

                          Why the Owner Chose Dunmore Town:
                          We looked for a vacation resort for our children to return to every year similar to that which I had known as a child on South Africa’s Wild Coast: warm water, friendly locals, long spectacular beaches, relaxed life style, house directly on the beach. Harbour Island uniquely met the criteria and everyone we met had been there yearly for at least 25 years. Landfall’s solid build quality and finish satisfied my German wife’s stringent requirements. When we stood on the deck overlooking the beautiful pink sand beach we knew we'd found it.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Everything you need is right there. The wrap around deck has unrestricted views of, and access to, the protected beach and safe waters of the ocean. This makes Landfall particularly suited to families with children. The reef directly in front of the house is very close, offers great snorkeling and can easily be reached by children. Every room in Landfall opens directly onto the deck. There is a covered veranda on the garden side too so that the outdoors can be enjoyed sunrise to sunset no matter what wind or weather. The large, secluded garden also encloses 2 further cottages which can be rented with or without the main house in any combination. A powerful generator ensures that the new kitchen as well as the in-house air conditioning function continuously despite the island’s frequent power cuts.


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                          • Wrap around Deck accessed by all rooms: barbecue, sunbathe, snorkel or swim

                            Wrap around Deck accessed by all rooms: barbecue, sunbathe, snorkel or swim

                          • Wooden steps to the pink sand beach and warm water: your stairway to heaven!

                            Wooden steps to the pink sand beach and warm water: your stairway to heaven!

                          • Landfall's west porch overlooks the lush, tropical garden and coconut trees

                            Landfall's west porch overlooks the lush, tropical garden and coconut trees

                          • Light and airy bedrooms with fans and a/c enjoy private views of sea and garden

                            Light and airy bedrooms with fans and a/c enjoy private views of sea and garden

                          • Enjoy the privacy of a delightful tropical garden with a 200 yd winding driveway

                            Enjoy the privacy of a delightful tropical garden with a 200 yd winding driveway

                          • Large, double bedrooms with cool tiled floors all with private bathrooms

                            Large, double bedrooms with cool tiled floors all with private bathrooms

                          • Open plan living dining area with cathedral ceilings, windows on all four sides

                            Open plan living dining area with cathedral ceilings, windows on all four sides

                          • Maple kitchen with stainless steel appliances, corian counters and breakfast bar

                            Maple kitchen with stainless steel appliances, corian counters and breakfast bar

                          • Roomy en suite bedrooms with deck access, ample closet space and local artwork

                            Roomy en suite bedrooms with deck access, ample closet space and local artwork

                          • Relax on the spacious wraparound deck, panoramic beach and ocean views

                            Relax on the spacious wraparound deck, panoramic beach and ocean views

                          • Swim and play in the safe, warm waters and the soft sands in front of Landfall

                            Swim and play in the safe, warm waters and the soft sands in front of Landfall

                          • The harmonious connection of sea, beach and house ensure the ultimate vacation

                            The harmonious connection of sea, beach and house ensure the ultimate vacation

                          VRBO #284899

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                          $8,800 - $10,120 per week (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 15

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 01/25/2010
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                          Landfall, Oceanfront Home on Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island

                          Dunmore Town #284899

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