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Whistling Duck a Romantic, Private, Oceanfront One Bedroom Cottage.

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Last updated: 07/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Clarence Town cottage description

Whistling Duck, our romantic one bedroom cottage, approx 600 sq ft. has air conditioning and also has a full kitchen, living room and bath with shower. It's located on beautiful Lochaber Beach in Clarence Town, Long Island, Bahamas. Three islands border the harbor in front to protect and calm the water. Wonderful for swimming and snorkeling! Inside French doors open into the queen bedroom with connecting bath. This bath has a pedestal sink, wood carved painted island mirror and a hand crafted featured tile of a mermaid and her sea master! A private veranda with an attached outdoor shower is accessible from the bedroom. Windows abound with special water views. The covered front porch deck has a swing and a few steps take you to a covered gazebo placed right at the water's edge.

This cottage has privacy but is within a short drive to well stocked stores and great island fare restaurants. It is a self caretaking cottage with the option for a fee of daily housekeeping.

Long Island is a family friendly island and is very safe. It is known as one of the best places in the world to bonefish.

Already the smell of freshly brewed coffee, relaxing in a wicker chaise and the warmth of the sun beckons you to come and soak in the area known as beautiful Lochaber. So, if being lulled to sleep with the sounds of the ocean and awaken by the singing of the island birds sounds wonderful to you, this is the place to be! How to get here? Your airline of choice to Nassau then fly into Deadman's Cay airport.*Important* Deadmans Cay is the airport where we welcome our guests. Airlines servicing here are Bahamasair, Southern Air Charter, & also with Island Wings or other private charters. (Links to Bahamasair and Southernair are on our site listed below.) Nancy will meet arriving guests at Deadman's Cay Airport and assist them to the cottage if arranged beforehand. This is a separate cost and rate is negotiated with Nancy or with other means such as taxi or car rental companies of your choosing. Return trip cost to be negotiated with Nancy or procured with others.

Items provided:Bed linens, Kitchen appliances, Kitchenware, Blender, Microwave, Coffee Pot, DVD player with selection of movies, CD alarm clock, Hair dryer, Outside shower, 2 chaise lounges, Deck & 2 glider deck chairs, Tropical paddle fans, Books and puzzles. Telephone-local calling or to receive long distant calls. Calling cards can be purchased in town for out of town calls. Cell phones can be brought along but your cell company needs to be notified about upcoming out of country service well in advance of your departure. Check with your company for service rules.Items to bring:Personal toiletries, Books, Snorkeling equipment, Swimsuits.Activities to enjoy:Great snorkeling with your supplies, Swimming, Beach combing, Island travel and sightseeing, Cave exploring, Tasting wonderful island food, Sitting back and taking a well-deserved break is optional!For a fee:Ocean tandem (2 person) kayak rental available.
Sister Cottage: Passionate Pelican Cottage located approx. 100 ft away.

Life jackets are provided & required for kayak use: Rate: Damaged/lost deposit of $100. The deposit is refunded to you after return of kayak/paddles in same condition as received upon departure by mail. Extra charges: Daily housekeeping, fishing with guides, pickup/delivery from Deadmans Cay airport can be provided with outside providers *Nancy, our assistant, is available to assist you if needed. Whistling Duck is a 20-minute drive from Deadman's Cay airport and in a neighborhood of other fine homes. Flowers and palm trees line the roadside to the cottage. The nearest town is Clarence Town which is only one and 1/2 mile from the cottage and it hosts a health clinic. A larger clinic is located in Deadman's Cay. There are several island restaurants, a small store and bars located near by in town. Local made fresh baked bread may be purchased at certain days at Mr. Pratt's store close to town. Local people are family friendly and eager to provide answers to your questions. Items of interest are 2 blue holes, one at Dean's Blue Hole (Turtle Cove) with one located right at the end of Lochaber Beach which is a short walk along the beautiful sand.

Deadmans Cay Airport is final destination for LI to Whistling Duck Cottage.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

              • Master: 1 queen


              • Romantic queen deep mattress with festive high thread count bedding

              Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

              • Master Bathroom: outdoor shower


              • Pedestal sink, custom mermaid/seamaster specialty focus tile in shower with toilet....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Plus an outdoor shower to enjoy.


                  • Television:

                    Flat screen TV with dvd player...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Video Library


                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All


                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Marina
                  • Museums

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                  • Ocean View
                  • Beach:

                    Located on oceanfront beach in gorgeous Lochaber Harbor....moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Located on oceanfront in gorgeous Lochaber Harbor....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        Tropical glass top table with 2 chairs....moreless

                      • Seating for 2 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Telephone:

                            Local calling and to receive long distance calls....moreless

                          • Linens Provided:

                            High thread count sheets....moreless

                          • Parking:

                            Parking on site near entry...moreless

                          • Living Room
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Internet:


                          • Towels Provided

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


                              • Kitchen:

                                Fully equipped kitchen....moreless

                              • Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove:

                                Smooth surface cook top stove with oven....moreless

                              • Oven
                              • Microwave


                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                Flowering shrubs and plants....moreless

                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Sun deck off bedroom with 2 chaise lounges....moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill:

                                Weber gas grill...moreless

                              • Porch / Veranda:

                                Covered front porch with 2 gliders and swing,...moreless

                              • Walkway To Water
                              • Kayak / Canoe:

                                Tandem kayak - (2 seats) w/ a returnable deposit....moreless



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                              4 night min stay


                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Reservation fee $50
                              • Taxes Not included


                              Nightly rate for less than a 7 night reservation: $225.00 per night.

                              No smoking and no pets. Maximum allowed is two adults. Not suitable for children.

                              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                              Last updated: 07/14/2014
                              Check availability
                              23 Available
                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates


                              20 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Deadmans Cay Airport
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Skeeta's Bar
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Rowdy Boys Bar & Grille

                              Car: Recommended


                              Owner info

                              About the owner: The best part of being the contact person for the cottages is that I love the interactions with people of every inquiry I receive. Each story is unique and the reasons for coming to LI - anniversaries, birthdays, getting married, or just plain kicking back to relax, are all to be celebrated and I love being a part of it. Many guests we have met and they have become friends to both Barry and I. We always look forward to meeting up again and rejoice when our paths do cross at the same time.

                              Why the Owner Chose Clarence Town:
                              From the first moment visiting Long Island and the Lochabar area, Barry and I felt we had found home. The amazing beauty and safety of the harbor, the local people & neighbors who have become close friends and the sea life plus the surrounding vegetation make this the ultimate place to relax or enjoy numerous water sports & activities. The 3 cays in front are accessible by kayak to beach comb for shells, bring a picnic or enjoy solitary pursuits. It also makes the water calm with the amazing colors of turquoise and many shades of blue. Simply amazing!

                              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                              Sea life with turtles & rays plus the birds, butterflies and flowers surround you with their presence to enjoy. The cottage location makes it easy to dine out. There are 2 local restaurants close by that serve Bahamian style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner and there are several stores within driving distance if you wish to eat in to enjoy the view.

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                              Speaks: english

                              Guestbook comments from the owner

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                              • Set for two - Honeymoon

                                Set for two - Honeymoon

                              • Queen bedroom

                                Queen bedroom

                              • Mermaid & Her Seamaster Tile in Shower

                                Mermaid & Her Seamaster Tile in Shower

                              • Welcome to Whistling Duck!

                                Welcome to Whistling Duck!

                              • Lochaber Harbor

                                Lochaber Harbor

                              • Max's Conch Bar-Home Of LI's Famous Conch Salad

                                Max's Conch Bar-Home Of LI's Famous Conch Salad

                              • Friendly & curious sea turtle

                                Friendly & curious sea turtle

                              • A Friendly Face-Nancy To Meet You @ the Airport

                                A Friendly Face-Nancy To Meet You @ the Airport

                              • Dinner For Two

                                Dinner For Two

                              • Cottage entry walk - steps from the gorgeous oceanfront.

                                Cottage entry walk - steps from the gorgeous oceanfront.

                              • WDC Resident Seahorse

                                WDC Resident Seahorse

                              • Mile of Pink Sand Beach Looking Toward WD Cottage

                                Mile of Pink Sand Beach Looking Toward WD Cottage

                              • Mini regatta out front of cottage in Lochabar harbor

                                Mini regatta out front of cottage in Lochabar harbor

                              $164 per night (USD)

                              1 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 2

                              View calendar: Updated 07/14/14
                              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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