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Charming Self Contained Cottage in Quiet Residential Area,

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Last updated: 08/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nassau cottage description

The cottage is situated in the garden of our house which is located on Greenwood Road, off Village Road, and is next door to the Bahamas National Trust, which has hundreds of species of palms and 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 ceiling fan and adjustable lighting ideal for romantic candlelight dinners. It is next to another pond with fountain. The cottage is a birdwatchers paradise

There is a small, very private pool for day or night bathing. During your visit it is for your exclusive use. The garden is beautifully lit after dark

Privacy, comfort, serenity and a gorgeous garden of native trees and literally hundreds of birds 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 and a cooler!

We inherited this property 1n 1990, it has been in the family since 1948.Christina is a retired Registered nurse from England. Leonard is a retired builder whose family has been in the Bahamas since the American Revolution. They were Loyalists and arrived here about 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

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Kitchen:

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

                  • Pantry Items:

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

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Plates, glasses pots and pans...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    four burner stove with oven...moreless

                  • Dining Area Seats:


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Microwave


                  • 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

                  • Living Room:

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

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Split unit d,ownstairs, wall unit upstairs...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Hair Dryer


                  • Video Library:

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


                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool:

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

                      Outdoor Features

                      • 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


                      • Romantic
                      • Family
                      • Away From It All

                      Location & View

                          • Beachfront:

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


                          • Arboretum
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Golf
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Fishing
                          • Swimming
                          • Parasailing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Hospital
                          • Groceries
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Medical Services
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Boating
                          • Shopping
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Gambling Casinos
                          • Walking
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Restaurants
                          • Duty Free Shops
                          • Cinemas
                          • Churches
                          • Water Parks
                          • Theme Parks
                          • Museums
                          • Marina
                          • Paragliding
                          • Deepsea Fishing


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                          from 20 traveler reviews
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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: 08/12/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


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

                          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.

                          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 - Friday, August 15, 2014

                          $140 per night (USD)

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 08/12/14
                          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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