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Beautiful Waterfront Cottage

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Last updated: 10/13/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

(Previously known as Milkeyberry Bay Cottage)
MERLOT COTTAGE is the perfect 'get away from it all' retreat! Situated directly on the Sea of Abaco, and completely remodeled in 2012 with features such as a fully equipped kitchen, mahogany floors both on the main floor & second story, this idyllic waterfront cottage features a private pool, private dock with covered deck, 4 Queen bedrooms, two with private bathrooms and two additional bedrooms with queen beds + 1 twin, which shares a large bathroom. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the trade winds on the wrap around porch or upper deck while watching the FABULOUS sunsets. Kids & adults alike will love fishing off of the private dock - a perfect place to keep your rental boat. A short walk down finds you on the pristine shores of the Atlantic Ocean, with it's beaches known for it's sea glass and featuring the worlds 3rd largest barrier reef - widely recognized for it's premier snorkeling and SCUBA diving.

A pleasant 1 mile walk, or short golf cart ride brings you into town, where you will find the local grocery & liquor stores, Grabbers bar (beautiful sunsets), Pirates Cove (street-side libations), Orchid Bay Marina (fine dining - island style) as well as Nippers Beach Bar on the Atlantic side of island, with views that can not be beat.

The Abacos feature over 1,000 miles of settlements and deserted beaches waiting to be explored. Most get around Guana Cay on golf carts, which can be rented on island. Boat rentals available daily and weekly as well as SCUBA & snorkeling trips.

An easy 50-60 minute flight from the Florida mainland into Marsh Harbour, followed by a ferry trip brings you to the paradise that is Great Guana Cay.

Keywords: Waterfront


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years min. rental age, although will consider younger on case by case basis....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please limit your smoking to outside of the cottage, and dispose of your cigarette butts. Any clean-up from smoking will be deducted from security deposit....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Spectacular waterfront on the Sea of Abaco. Private pool! Entire home completely remodeled in 2012, four bedroom, 3 bath, full kitchen, dining room, living room, sitting area, wrap around porch, second story porch, private dock with covered deck. ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Directv will be installed by/before December, 2012....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    New television and DVD player being installed by/before December, 2012....moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD libary - popular comedy, action - adventure, family, sci-fi features...moreless


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom has individually control air conditioning units, entire house is fully air conditioned....moreless

  • Internet:

    wifi throughout the house...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    no, although there is a VHS radio...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi available for use of our guests...moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new 2012...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo:

    covered deck at end of dock...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: Owners: C. & L. M from Maryland.

Why Great Guana Cay:
First visited this island years ago with friends, and have wandered back over the years. Finally purchased here after looking at other Bahamian islands, St. John and Sanibel Island, FL.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Privacy, unmatched sunsets, a comfortable place to stay. Charming neighbors, drinks at one of the three island bars. A very laid back casual atmosphere.

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Speaks: english

Links to more information:



  • Guana Cay

    Guana Cay

  • Shelling on the Atlantic - Guana Cay

    Shelling on the Atlantic - Guana Cay

  • Sunset Off of Deck

    Sunset Off of Deck

  • View from Deck

    View from Deck

  • Starfish - Abacos, Bahamas

    Starfish - Abacos, Bahamas

VRBO #318892

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Date last modified - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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  • Calendar last updated 10/13/2014
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