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Secluded Private Pink Sand Beach Front Mediterranean Estate

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The Grand Ocean Front Estate of Villa de Palmas

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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Double Bay estate description

Villa de Palmas was designed by an architectural firm that specializes in Mediterranean/Caribbean style homes with the High End Client in mind. The estate occupies nearly 3 acres on a very secluded pink sand beach and is situated on one of the highest points in the area commanding a 360 degree view of the lush tropical foliage and the azure seascape. There are two very private homes apart from one another yet close enough for same parties. One home being very large and grand while the smaller cottage adds the estate distinction. Both have fully appointed rooms affording magnificent panoramic views and brilliantly designed to capture the gentle trade winds that bless the island. All are generous and comfortable and include a great rooms, fully equipped modern kitchens, office desk with DSL high speed internet/wireless networks, telephones, entertainment areas with bose sound docks, dinning, and living areas, functional outdoor pergola with a stone dining table, bar and barbecue combination patios, tables, 2 separate lounge areas with high end chaise accommodating 8. Large covered wrap around Loggias with stylish furniture. Each home has 2 master bedrooms for a total of 4 all with their own balconies with 3 having separate outside entrances. There is a Library breezeway perfect for reading or just the quiet space, as well as a Laundry room and much more. The smaller separate private Cottage home captures a stunning ocean view above and through the palms and is a bit closer to the ocean complimenting the estate.

Entering the Grand Estate of Villa de Palmas is a capturing experience, distinctively Perched high on a hill which can be seen at a distance. Tasteful entry monuments establish your arrival from the road followed by low decorative walls as you enter the properties interior circular driveway. In the center is a Pineapple Fountain and pond adding to the tropical elegance.

The Estate of Villa de Palmas has been family owned since its inception. After 3 years of searching, the right piece of beach front property was purchased in 1989. The estate took 8 years to develop with a vision for grandness 'island style'. With gratitude, we can share the wealth of the land and water that has been blessed with such beauty and serenity. Today after 25 years, Villa de Palmas continues that vision. Just a few welcoming steps up from the entrance will afford an enlightening rejuvenation of what island life should be, totally carefree. The Main home is elevated atop a hill uniquely distinguishing itself with a 360 degree view, capturing the azure sea on its east facing loggia. The Cottage home compliments and expands this beautiful estate. Take in an afternoon tea, enjoy a spectacular view of the sea, feel the ocean breezes and smell the villa’s flora, fauna and unspoiled vegetation. Villa de Palmas is in a class of its own catering to the affluent client.

The Estate's crown jewel is just a short walk down a sand pathway lined with sea lilies and palms to the secluded powdery and pearlescent pink-sand beach. With its crescent shape stretching 3 miles and an abundance of natural sand dunes with sea oat grass, sea grapes and coconut palms, you will be immersed in its tranquility. Stroll along the shore at waters edge and you will soon discover the hidden coves welcoming you to take a dip in the warm crystal clear turquoise water. On your way back, pause at the beach’s entrance under a 16 foot palm thatched-roof tiki pavilion. Four whimsical and colorful designer chairs invite you to take a siesta after your beach walk - the perfect venue for gazing at the sea while you listen to the songs of the wind through the casuarinas. Tune in or tune out this is a perfect setting for mindless relaxation. You may be there all day, it truly is paradise.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Must be well behaved....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

  • Main & Cottage Greatrooms: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 3 sleep sofa /futon

    Sleep sofas...moreless

  • Azure: 1 king

    Private Balcony, Reclining Chair for reading or relaxing....moreless

  • Palms: 1 queen

    Balcony...moreless

  • Sunrise: 1 queen

    Balcony...moreless

  • Sunset: 1 double

    Balcony...moreless

  • The Main Home has 2 master bedrooms. The Grand Azure Room has a King bed and large walk in glass shower area, a relaxing reclining Chair and a Private Balcony. The Palms Room has a Queen bed. It shares a private end of the wrap around loggia. The separate private Cottage home has 2 master bedrooms, the Sunrise Room has a Queen bed and shares a private end of the loggia. The Sunset room has a Full bed has its own Balcony overlooking the estates fountain and pond. The Main Home enjoys a queen sofa pullout in the Great Room with private access to a full bathroom. The Cottage Great Room enjoys 2 single sofa pullouts that has private access to a full bathroom., Baby Cribs (1) This is a 3 in 1 type crib for either home. Crib, Playpen, Changing. We also have an infant high chair. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Azure: bidet

    Large Glass shower, seat...moreless

  • Sunrise: bidet

    ...moreless

  • Palms: bidet

    Also can be accessed privately from great room, has seat....moreless

  • Sunset: bidet

    Can be accessed privately from great room....moreless

  • The Main Home 'Azure' bath has a large walk-in glass shower. All 4 baths have bidets. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • There are 4 lounge chairs for the beach.

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    Many....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Pink Sand Beach with 4 beach lounges. Dunes & Sea Oats setting. ...moreless

  • Beach View:

    The Main Home has a 360 degree view. The cottage has a wonderful view of the azure ocean just above the tree tops. Both has sunrise/sunset views....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The estate is on it's own private pink sand beach. Just a short 1 minute walk down an inspiring path including a beach shower and Tiki with 4 chairs, 4 lounges....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Full view. Many cruise ships will pass by almost everyday....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Main Home seats 6. Cottage seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Main Home in both Bedrooms, very efficient quiet split type. Cottage, same as main in both Bedrooms, but can cool all interior....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed Internet in the Main Home at the desk....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2)...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Garage:

    Not for Guests use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High Speed Both Main and Cottage...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Including Beach Towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great Rooms both homes....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Vehicle has access to top of driveway on hill for easy access to Main home on hill and plenty of parking in circular driveway....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Each home has a telephone with same number. Call anywhere on the island for free. Toll numbers can be done with a BTC card purchase in town....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (2)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed Wireless at the Main Home and outside....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Ask about a cook or any special needs. ...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    1 in drip type in each home....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Sets of 8 in each home...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    (2)...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Both have Gas CookTops. Oven/Microwave. A Chefs delight with all the ammeneties....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Main Home has Microwave. Cottage has Convection oven Microwave....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Main home has a private balcony with 'Azure' master suite. Cottage has small walk out french type balcony overlooking fountain....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

    Bahamians only make boats available if they accompany guests....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The Main home has 2 patio areas. The cottage has a patio. Both have BBQ/BARs with bar stools. ...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    We call this the Beach House (Tiki) complete with 4 colorful chairs and 2 tables just at the beach front....moreless

  • Golf:

    Cotton Bay south end or Harbour Island to the north end of island, call ahead to make sure they are open....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Tandem Kayak with anchor includes 4 life vests....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Loggia....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Grass/Garden ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Each Home has a gas grill for outside use....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Loggia....moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak
Mar 1 - Jun 30
3 night min stay
$410
$2,870
Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31
3 night min stay
$350
$2,450
Fall
Oct 15 - Dec 20
3 night min stay
$365
$2,555
Christmas/New Years
Dec 21 - Jan 5
7 night min stay

$3,360
Winter
Jan 6 - Feb 28
3 night min stay
$380
$2,660
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$225

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $89
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

A deposit in the amount of 50% of rate is required to reserve booking and is due within seven (7) business days or reservation is subject to cancellation. Balance due 60 days prior to your arrival date. Property Damage Protection is provided and will be charged separately for $49-$89 per stay depending on the size of the party. Please No Smoking. Sorry no pets allowed. Add Bahamas Hotel Tax 10%.

Villa de Palmas is a LARGE ESTATE consisting of the private Larger Main Home sleeping up to 6 guests and the private separate Cottage sleeping up to 6 guests. MAIN Home rate $2,850/week up to 4 guests. The COTTAGE rate $1,750/week up to 2 guests. Extra guests $250/week/guest. The ENTIRE ESTATE can be offered exclusively up to a total of 8 guests for $4,450/week and $5,250/week for 12 guests.


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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
GHB & RSD & ELH
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mate and Jennies
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bahamas Fast Ferries
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cotton Bay
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Queens Highway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mate and Jennies

Car: Recommended

Double Bay is a private sub division on Eleuthera located just north of Windermere Island or between Palmetto Point and Savanna Sound communities. It has a pristine scalloped pink sand beach with a few small islands just off the coast making it one of the most picturesque areas on the island. The island of Eleuthera is 110 miles in length and Villa de Palmas is in the middle so travel north or south, whether it's just sightseeing, diving, fishing, shopping, or just take in a local restaurant, you will find something for everyone. Known for its people friendly atmosphere, one soon becomes attached to the island life quickly. Villa de Palmas can be that family vacation you are looking for, a romantic getaway, or the business trip to entertain your clients. Come enjoy a little piece of island life.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: Both my wife Dhjanna and I are the grateful owners of this beautiful Mediterranean Estate on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas...Villa de Palmas. 'Palmas' meaning many palms describes the estate quite well. The Land was purchased in 1989. After many years of hard work the estate was complete in 2000. We truly are amazed at how well it all turned out and continue to add improvements. My wife and I have 2 wonderful girls 15 and 19, yes they are a handful. I am an international airline pilot for a major airline in the USA. Our home is Philadelphia and we frequently travel to the Philippines where she is from for family visits. Needless to say we manage quite busy lives. Our goal is to share what we have in the unique way of offering the estate. It is a real joy to hear all the vacation experiences of our guests over the years. Life is beautiful and we feel very blessed. Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our site and we look forward to having you as our personal guests in our beautiful home on the lovely island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

Why the Owner Chose Double Bay:
The most beautiful beaches on earth.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Multiple week rental includes one cleaning per week. Rates are subject to change without notice, please contact us for current rates. Transportation or car rental can be arranged at time of booking. Please inquire about any other special requests you may have and we will do our best to accommodate your party.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Grand Ocean Front Estate of Villa de Palmas

    The Grand Ocean Front Estate of Villa de Palmas

  • Fountain/Pond in center of Circular driveway.

    Fountain/Pond in center of Circular driveway.

  • Entrance to Villa de Palmas

    Entrance to Villa de Palmas

  • Loggia wraps around entire beachfront

    Loggia wraps around entire beachfront

  • Villa de Palmas Pink Sand Beach

    Villa de Palmas Pink Sand Beach

  • Main Home Lounge

    Main Home Lounge

  • Main Home Master Suite 'Azure'

    Main Home Master Suite 'Azure'

  • Main Home Bedroom Suite 'Palms'

    Main Home Bedroom Suite 'Palms'

  • Pink Sand Beach

    Pink Sand Beach

  • Cottage Great Room

    Cottage Great Room

  • Cottage Kitchen

    Cottage Kitchen

  • Pergola, BBQ, BAR, and Lounges

    Pergola, BBQ, BAR, and Lounges

  • Entrance Monument

    Entrance Monument

  • Main Home Entry Steps

    Main Home Entry Steps

  • Main Home Entry

    Main Home Entry

  • Main Home Great Room

    Main Home Great Room

  • Main Home Chefs Kitchen

    Main Home Chefs Kitchen

  • Main Home Loggia and Cottage in Background

    Main Home Loggia and Cottage in Background

  • Festive Beach Tiki

    Festive Beach Tiki

  • Path to Tiki and Beach

    Path to Tiki and Beach

  • Cottage Entry from Driveway on south side of estate.

    Cottage Entry from Driveway on south side of estate.

  • Sea Facing Main Home

    Sea Facing Main Home

  • Cottage Master Suite 'Sunrise'

    Cottage Master Suite 'Sunrise'

  • Cottage Loggia

    Cottage Loggia

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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Estate
  • Reviews
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/23/2015
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