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Quiet Area Home on 2 Acres W/ Private Beach, Pool, Kabana.

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beachside view of SCUBA SHACK from in ocean

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Last updated: 05/08/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Old Man house description

Scuba Shack Cayman is a one of a kind property on 2 acres of private beach & gardens. The huge beach kabana is great for just chillin in your hammock in the shade. You can feel the warm ocean breeze as you relax on the screened porch. Plunge into your own private freshwater swimming pool after walking along the natural sandy beach.

Scuba Shack is a great tropical rental house for scuba divers & nature lovers. You can scuba dive, snorkel & kayak right off of your own beach. The ironshore supports a variety of sealife right at your shore.

Scuba Shack is located in the quiet community of Old Man Bay on the northshore of Grand Cayman. The busy 7 mile beach side of the island is 45 minutes away. Scuba Shack is 10 minutes east of famous Rum Point & 10 minutes west of Eastend.

Stay at Scuba Shack & enjoy a true piece of natural paradise!

Keywords: Tropical Rental House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

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              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Catering Available
              • Ice Maker
              • Refrigerator
              • Dishwasher

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street
              • Covered Parking
              • Air Conditioning
              • Washing Machine
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Garage

              Other Amenities

                  • The property is on a private beach with sand, ironshore and plenty of vegetation. There is a private pool between the house and the beach, next to a large private cabana. The house, pool and cabana are elevated about 12 feet above sea level, with manicured vegetation between the beach and the structures, giving further privacy. The Ocean can be seen from every room on the north side the house, and from the pool and cabana....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • Music Library
                  • VCR
                  • CD Player
                  • Video Library
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Computer Available
                  • Telephone

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Gazebo
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Location & View

                          • Beachfront

                          Activities

                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Sailing
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Swimming
                          • Surfing
                          • Cycling
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Spelunking
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Shelling
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Walking
                          • Paddle Boating
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Boating
                          • Restaurants
                          • Marina
                          • Duty Free Shops
                          • Churches
                          • Botanical Garden
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Jet Skiing
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday
                          Dec 21 - Jan 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,900
                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,200

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                          In the event of a cancellation, 50% of the total rate will be applied to a future rental. The future rental must be within one year from the date of cancellation.

                          Prices are given in US dollars, per 7 night stay. Longer periods are available at a discounted rate. An additional 10% government tax applies to all rentals. Additional $1,000 security deposit required.

                          Payment in full, by check, 30 days prior to arrival date. If less than 30 days prior to arrival, wire transfer required.


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                          Location

                          Several dives shops are located nearby.

                          Good snorkeling is located anywhere along the beach behind the house, for several miles each way.

                          Several hiking Trails through the jungle begin in Old Man Bay. There are numerous caves along these trails and plenty of local wildlife, including parrots and iguanas.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2001

                          About the owner: Connie and Rick Ritchie Connie and I met the first week of college and have been married for 25 years. We bought this property in 2001 and named it 'Scuba Shack' because of the great coral reef and wall diving behind the house. Connie is a scuba instructor and I am a divemaster. We lived in this property for a few years and still enjoy it several months a year, although we reside in the US most of the time.

                          Why the Owner Chose Old Man:
                          Connie and I are scuba divers. We chose Grand Cayman because it has the best wall diving in the Caribbean. We chose this lot because we had been diving behind the house and noticed it was a great dive area. From shore, you swim directly over coral reef on the way to the north wall, which starts at a depth of 60 feet. When we noticed there was a 2 acre lot for sale on this private beach, we purchased it immediately. The amount of underwater wildlife is significant, but there are also wild parrots and blue iguanas in the area.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          This is one of the most private areas of Grand Cayman. The beach is great for beachcombers, as the prevailing currents come right into Old Man Bay. The beach is 60 to 70 feet wide, between the vegetation and the ironshore. There is a significant amount of undeveloped lots to the east, and sea turtles use this beach to lay eggs most of the summer. The property is walking distance from the Mastic Trail and the Old Man Bay boat docks. It is only about two hundred yards form the bat cave trail, which leads to numerous limestone caves, many of which provide shelter for Carribean bats.


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                          Photos

                          • beachside view of SCUBA SHACK from in ocean

                            beachside view of SCUBA SHACK from in ocean

                          • coral wall futon room & screened porch oceanside

                            coral wall futon room & screened porch oceanside

                          • full gourmet open kitchen

                            full gourmet open kitchen

                          • extra large kabana on private beach with hammocks/chairs

                            extra large kabana on private beach with hammocks/chairs

                          • chillin on the beach kabana

                            chillin on the beach kabana

                          • large double bedroom oceanview

                            large double bedroom oceanview

                          • extra large office area with desktop computer, vonage & majic-jack phone lines

                            extra large office area with desktop computer, vonage & majic-jack phone lines

                          • guest bathroom

                            guest bathroom

                          • Scuba Shack pool & beach kabana oceanside

                            Scuba Shack pool & beach kabana oceanside

                          • living room with satelite tv & sofabed

                            living room with satelite tv & sofabed

                          • pool at sunset view of ocean

                            pool at sunset view of ocean

                          • large open kitchen

                            large open kitchen

                          • large queen masterbedroom with ensuite bathroom --pool & oceanview

                            large queen masterbedroom with ensuite bathroom --pool & oceanview

                          • bunkroom sleeps 3

                            bunkroom sleeps 3

                          • private master bathroom

                            private master bathroom

                          • front streetside exterior of SCUBA SHACK on 2 acres in Old Man Bay

                            front streetside exterior of SCUBA SHACK on 2 acres in Old Man Bay

                          VRBO #333615

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                          Date last modified - Thursday, July 10, 2014

                          $4,200 - $4,900 per week (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 7

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