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Charming Self Contained Cottage in Quiet Residential Area,

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Nassau cottage description

The cottage is situated in the wonderful garden of our house which is located on Greenwood Road, off Village Road We are next door to the Bahamas National Trust, which has hundreds of species of palms and conducts daily tours .
The cottage is next door to the main house, which was built in 1924 of native pine.It is attractively furnished, and air conditioned.
The upstairs bedroom has hardwood floors, a bathroom with shower and a walk in closet.
There is a ceiling fan, cable TV, a queensize bed and a well stocked bookshelf.
Downstairs is the living room and a small kitchen with fridge Microwave coffee maker, toaster and four burner stove with oven. Living room is 16'X20' and has a big comfortable couch and chair, small dining table an attractive bar and a tiled floor and ceiling fan.
There is a big window which overlooks a fountain and pond
Outside is a covered patio equipped with two armchairs, a small circular dining table with two teak chairs, and the hummingbird feeder.There is ceiling fan with light and additional lighting,
which makes it perfect for romantic candlelit dinners. It is next to another pond with fountain. There are hundreds of birds, making the cottage a birdwatchers paradise.
There is a small, very private pool. two chaise longues with mattresses and big towels for day or night bathing. During your visit it is for your exclusive use. The pool area and all the garden is beautifully lit after dark
Privacy, comfort, serenity and a gorgeous garden of native trees and orchids are the main features of our property.
Complimentary, very drinkable wine, beer, laundry service and bottled water are provided for our guests. Our housekeeper tidies the cottage four days a week.
There is a very lovely white sand beach within easy walking distance, and we will supply canvas beach chairs, bottled water and a cooler!
There is public transportation within a two minute walk of the house, but a rental car is perhaps a better idea, especially if you want to go out in the evening.
We inherited this property 1n 1990, it has been in the family since 1948.Christina is a retired nurse and Leonard is a retired builder whose family has been in the Bahamas since the American Revolution since 1785. We are both Knowledgeable of the country, it's geography, flora, fauna and it's history. We have two children, five grandchildren and four cats, all living in Nassau.


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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included


                  • Non Smoking Only:

                    Smoking outside on the patio only...moreless

                  • Not Suitable For Children

                  Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

                  Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television:

                    50 cable chanels...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    dvd's available if you are bringing your laptop...moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic


                  • Arboretum
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Beachfront:

                        Not Beachfront, but Montagu beach is a ten minute walk from the cottage...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Paragliding
                      • Parasailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Wind-Surfing


                          • Dining Area


                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided:


                          • Living Room:

                            Couch, Rattan chair, small dining table, bar, linen closet, window seat....moreless

                          • Parking:

                            outside, in off the street parking area...moreless

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone:

                            free local calls...moreless

                          • Towels Provided:

                            yes, bath towels and beachtowels...moreless

                          • Washing Machine:

                            our maid will wash for you twice a week and return the items on the same day. There is no additional charge for this...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet:



                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Plates, glasses pots and pans...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Microwave. gas stove with oven, toaster,coffee maker. Pots and pans, cutlery, crockery...moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Oven:

                            four burner stove with oven...moreless

                          • Pantry Items:

                            Teabags, coffee, salt pepper, sugar bottled water. Wine, beer,...moreless

                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                          • Deck / Patio:

                            patio right outside the cottage with two armchairs, two teak chairs and a circular dining table. Outside lights and candles for evening relaxation...moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            you are surrounded by our beautiful garden, which has five ponds...moreless

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool:

                                yes, 4' deep with sun and shade and outdoor shower...moreless

                              House Cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Included


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                                  My Standard Rate
                                  5 night min stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates


                                  • Taxes Not included


                                  A 30% deposit is required, and this may be made either by banker's cheque or by wiring the funds into our Nassau Account, and the balance is payable upon arrival or shortly thereafter

                                  Deposit is fully refundable in case of hurricane.

                                  We are pleased to offer you a 10% discount on bookings over ten days

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                                  Last updated: 12/21/2014
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                                  21 Unavailable
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                                  23 Selected dates


                                  12 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Lynden Pindling International Airport
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Green parrot
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  To paradise island
                                  2 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Paradise Island
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  Bay Street
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Montagu Gardens
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Montagu Beach

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  Our cottage is situated in a quiet, residential area, in the garden of our house. The cottage has a small living room downstairs, with a bar and dining table and a kitchen with microwave gas stove with oven coffee maker and toaster,

                                  cooking utensils crockery and glasses. There is

                                  a very pretty patio outside with space to dine and to watch the birds, or you can choose to dine inside which is air conditioned, and has a ceiling fan. Upstairs is a queensize bed en suite bathroom and cable TV. next door to us is the Bahamas National Trust and a little further down Village Road id the Doongalik Art Gallery, which has a farmers market on Saturdays and a craft cottage which is open twice a week. There are three good restaurants close by - Greek, Oriental and Bahamian. A rental car is recommended but if you prefer public transportation the bus stop is a two minute walk from the cottage. We provide a four day maid service, and laundry, wine and beer are also complimentary. There is Excellent 24 hour free Internet, parking and free local 'phone calls. There is a cooler, and two portable canvas beach chairs.

                                  The small pool has both sun and shade and there are two chaise longues with cushions, and lots of towels. There is also a hot and cold shower.

                                  Public transportation is 150 yards away .Foodstore winestore and Starbucks is a 3 minute drive away.


                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 1990

                                  About the owner: Christina is a retired nurse, Leonard is a retired building contractor, we have two children and five grand children, and four cats.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Nassau:
                                  Leonard and Christina inherited the property in 1990, it has been in the family since 1924

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                                  We have been renting this property to visitors from North America and Europe since 2008. The rate is $980.00 per week. There are no seasonal variations on this. Minimum stay is five days. There are no additional charges. Complimentary maid service, wine, beer and bottled water.

                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english



                                  • THE COTTAGE

                                    THE COTTAGE

                                  • Front door

                                    Front door

                                  • Bar and livingroom

                                    Bar and livingroom

                                  • Livingroom from staircase

                                    Livingroom from staircase

                                  • Window overlooking pond

                                    Window overlooking pond

                                  • PATIO


                                  • Patio with Chrissie and Martha

                                    Patio with Chrissie and Martha

                                  • MORE OF THE GARDEN

                                    MORE OF THE GARDEN

                                  • Cottage front door through the trees

                                    Cottage front door through the trees

                                  • Fishpond


                                  • Pool


                                  • Staircase to bedroom

                                    Staircase to bedroom

                                  • Kitchen


                                  • Dining table

                                    Dining table

                                  • front door from bar

                                    front door from bar

                                  • Bathroom Shower

                                    Bathroom Shower

                                  • MORE OF THE GARDEN

                                    MORE OF THE GARDEN

                                  • FERNPOND


                                  • Resident hummingbird

                                    Resident hummingbird

                                  • Bluevine flower

                                    Bluevine flower

                                  VRBO #322548

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                                  $140 per night (USD)

                                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 2

                                  View calendar: Updated 12/21/14
                                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                                  Member since: 2010
                                  Speaks: english
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                                  • Calendar last updated: 12/21/2014
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