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Luxury New Home and Cottage Private Beach & Saltwater Pool Set in 4 Acres

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Salt Water Pool expansive decks and plenty of shade for the afternoon nap.

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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Miss Ruby is one of the newest on the island and is located on the Bank's Road Governor's Harbour with spectacular views of the dramatic coastline.
This 4 acre property is located 10 minutes walking distance to Tippy's restaurant, arguably the best on the island, and a 2 minute walk from one of the most beautiful 'pink' beaches on Eleuthera. Shops and amenities are also within a short driving distance.
Read this brief independent review.
http://700experience.com/2013/11/05/7-on-7-miss-ruby-myrtles-cottage/
The property consists of a two level main house and a guest 'Myrtle' cottage to be rented with the house not separately.
Miss Ruby is surrounded by a lush garden which is home to many fruit trees, Bougainvillea, Hibiscus, Aloe and Coconut palms. Those are just a few of the plants that grace this serene property. The 'salt water' pool serves both Miss Ruby House and Myrtle's Cottage. The pool deck is expansive and raised with views of rolling palmetto trees and coconut palms as far as the eye can see.
Both are newly appointed featuring aircon and the finest of facilities including WIFI.


House Features: Miss Ruby is exclusive in every detail featuring traditional Bahamian architectural style while boasting unique contemporary furnishings, white hardwood floors and high ceilings. The house has two levels with two large bedrooms, a wrap around upper terrace and the quaint separate Myrtle Cottage. Both houses feature tastefully decorated modern interiors and top of the line furnishings, amenities and appliances. The modern airy kitchen is fully equipped with top of the line stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, dishwasher and oven). Both houses feature air conditioning, WIFI wireless internet, hi-fi stereo, cordless telephone, DVD player with USB and TV screen on which to watch your movies or downloads.

Along with the saltwater pool, perfect for those like me allergic to chlorine, for those who like to partake there is a fully adjustable basketball hoop next to the pergola car porch. For the kids, in the trees at the rear of the house there are swings and climbing ropes.

Vegetable Garden : All around the property in close proximity to the house you will find Squash, Carrots, Melons, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Corn, Sapadilla, Avocado, Mangoes, Chillies, Radishes and Beetroot and no doubt other things I have forgotten to mention. Just ask the gardener what's in season?


Both properties are supported by a LPG generator which comes in handy out here on out island Eleuthera......trust me.

Separate Utility Room - Beneath Cottage: A Extra Large Whirlpool washer and dryer are available for use in the utility beneath the cottage

Further images www.eleutheradreamrentals.com

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Kids are positively welcomed....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    For the sake of those without pets and allergic issues we have a NO PETS policy....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Balcony and sea views...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single, 2 child bed

    Balcony and sea views...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Downstairs lower deck separate access....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Myrtle Cottage - fully self contained unit...moreless

  • The 2 large upstairs beds have hardwood floors, independant mitsubishi aircon units, recessed downlights on dimmers for perfect light. The Master has a hand made locally built hardwood bed a design my wife and I had spotted in Far East when travelling. The ensuite has a tumbled marble tile floor and walls, discreet and modern with a custom made kohler double sink units. The kids room is again hardwood floor and has beds from 'flexa' - hardwaring and safe, scandinavian in origin. The ensuite is virtually identical to that of Master except double shower heads. The third bed on the ground floor can double as a TV room or a granny flat - separate access and has close proximity to downstairs restroom and shower, again in tumbled marble. Myrtle Cottage is bedroom 4, 500 sqft of self contained luxury. Custom made bed and separate single daybeds for the toddler perhaps who doesn t want to bunk up in main house. Fitted kitchen fridge and cooker and hob, aircon and ensuite....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Ensuite...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Ensuite...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Family / Downstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Ensuite...moreless

  • All bathrooms are with tumble marble - very discreet - sink units are all custom made plain white with plain white tongue and groove units, subtle....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Ideal rental for 2 families or just couples 2 or 3 - secluded pink beach cove 2 minute walk down our private lane, meaning no one else has access therefore very, very private stretch of beach. Natural formation of a queen's bath happens from time to time, it is quite literally a bath formed by the swirl of the sea in the pink sand, fantastic to see and dive in....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    It is best to download your favourite programs before arrival - there are 4 TV's and DVD players all with USB ports so you can easily watch your favouites wherever you are. There is WIFI throughout the house....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    We have a modest video library - all DVD players are set to international....moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    The house is located BEACH SIDE of the Banks Road, so a short walk down driveway to the beach - very safe for kids. ...moreless

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 15 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Each room has its own independant wall mounted Mitsubishi Unit....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    WIFI throughout the house and decks allowing all to continue work in the sunshine....moreless

  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Whirlpool...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    To keep the car cool there is a large 3 car pergola...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New Whirlpool...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    The house and cottage both have WIFI - cell roaming is bitterly expensive, so set up a skype acct, you will save a fortune - eg. Verizon roaming is 20dollars for 1mb on data and around 2 dollars a minute talk....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Catering is available - via wonderful lady in Governors at extra cost, but she will shop and cook as per requests....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Yes Built in unit....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2)...moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave:

    New Stainles KitchenAid/Ikea Unit above cooker...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    With built in water filter, therefore negating the need to buy expensive and cumbersome drinking water....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo:

    Large Tiki at the end of the pool, often used for cocktails....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Very private Salt Water Pool....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Summer
May 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$600 $600
Fri, Sat, Sun
$4,200 $9,107

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $600 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $304 Nightly

Quiet Season
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$550 $550
Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,850 $9,107

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $550 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $304 Nightly

winter/spring
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$650
$4,550 $9,107

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $650 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $304 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$550 $550
Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,850 $9,107

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $550 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $304 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Travelers are required to pay a 50% deposit to secure the property and the remiander 50% 4 weeks before arrival.


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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Governor Harbour
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Beach House
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cupids Cay
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tippy's

Car: Recommended

This unique property is one of the newest on the island and is located on the Bank's Road Governor's Harbour with a spectacular views of the Atlantic and its dramatic coastline north of Culmers Rocks.The house is BEACH SIDE of the Banks Road, so a short SAFE walk down our driveway to the beach - very safe for kids.

This 4 acre property is located less than10 minutes walking distance from Tippy's restaurant, arguably one of the best on the island, and a 2 minute walk from one of the most beautiful 'pink' beaches on Eleuthera. Shops and amenities are also within a short driving distance.

Other Activities: Lobster and Bonefishing

   

Photos

  • Salt Water Pool expansive decks and plenty of shade for the afternoon nap.

    Salt Water Pool expansive decks and plenty of shade for the afternoon nap.

  • Miss Ruby 3 Large sofas and Philips Flat sreen TV and DVD/USB player.

    Miss Ruby 3 Large sofas and Philips Flat sreen TV and DVD/USB player.

  • Miss Ruby Master with King bed, balcony access, large modern ensuite.

    Miss Ruby Master with King bed, balcony access, large modern ensuite.

  • Myrtle Cottage kitchen area midsize fridge freezer and cooker and hob.

    Myrtle Cottage kitchen area midsize fridge freezer and cooker and hob.

  • Miss Ruby kids room triple bunk and 2 low beds with ensuite and double shower

    Miss Ruby kids room triple bunk and 2 low beds with ensuite and double shower

  • The kids will love to play on this shallow, secluded pink beach....perfect.

    The kids will love to play on this shallow, secluded pink beach....perfect.

  • Saltwater Pool and large balconies for those sea views -  stroll to the beach.

    Saltwater Pool and large balconies for those sea views - stroll to the beach.

  • From the lawn

    From the lawn

  • Our Beach... beautiful and shallow at low tide perfect for kids...

    Our Beach... beautiful and shallow at low tide perfect for kids...

  • Lobster tails bought in town off the dock and prepared by chef on house BBQ

    Lobster tails bought in town off the dock and prepared by chef on house BBQ

  • Our beach and our deck chairs...

    Our beach and our deck chairs...

  • View from cottage out to sea...Cruise ships light up the horizon at night time

    View from cottage out to sea...Cruise ships light up the horizon at night time

  • Front of Miss Ruby with Myrtle Cottage overlooking pool

    Front of Miss Ruby with Myrtle Cottage overlooking pool

  • Miss Ruby, Soak up sun on the upper deck - enjoy a cocktail and the seaviews.

    Miss Ruby, Soak up sun on the upper deck - enjoy a cocktail and the seaviews.

  • Miss Ruby dining area table 8x4ft seating for upto 15 with the kitchen island.

    Miss Ruby dining area table 8x4ft seating for upto 15 with the kitchen island.

  • Myrtle Cottage wide entrance with pergola and deck overlooking the pool.

    Myrtle Cottage wide entrance with pergola and deck overlooking the pool.

  • Miss Ruby modern kitchen with microwave and large icemaker refridgerator.

    Miss Ruby modern kitchen with microwave and large icemaker refridgerator.

  • Myrtle Cottage - double & 2 single beds, aircon & self contained kitchen

    Myrtle Cottage - double & 2 single beds, aircon & self contained kitchen

  • Great palms all round property

    Great palms all round property

  • Early morning view from Myrtle Cottage

    Early morning view from Myrtle Cottage

  • View from southside of main house looking to cottage and tiki hut

    View from southside of main house looking to cottage and tiki hut

  • View from cottage...

    View from cottage...

  • View of house from our private road to our beach....

    View of house from our private road to our beach....

  • Natural queens bath - only forms at certain times of year... but is amazing

    Natural queens bath - only forms at certain times of year... but is amazing

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