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Beachwatch: Best Beach, Best Location, Best Value on the Oceanfront

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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Beachwatch is a spacious 3 Bedroom 2 Bath oceanfront home directly on the best section of Guana Cay’s famous 5 mile beach. It is situated on a large 1 acre lot at the northwest corner of the Guana settlement, within easy walking distance of Nippers, Grabbers, the ferry dock, grocery store, and the liquor store. We have all the amenities of the other three bedroom oceanfront homes with a better location, and the best beach.

For those not familiar with Guana Cay, it is a barrier island located off of the main island of Abaco in the northeast Bahamas. It is accessed via a 35 minute ferry ride from Marsh Harbor, the third largest city in the Bahamas. Guana is a quiet, out of the way island with a fabulous 5 mile long white sand beach. It does have some nightlife in the form of three beachfront bars/restaurants, the most famous of which is Nippers. If you are looking for casinos, water parks, jets skis, etc, Guana is not for you. If you want quiet, relaxed, secluded beach time and great snorkeling or diving, Guana is for you.

For those familiar with Guana Cay, all you need to know is that Beachwatch is located on the beach about ¼ mile northwest of Nippers.

From the deck on top of the house, one can see far out into the Atlantic Ocean to the northeast, and all the way across the Sea of Abaco to Marsh Harbor to the southwest.

On the ocean side of the house, there is a large sundeck for relaxing and an outdoor table that seats 8 people. A walkway leads down to the white sugar sand beach, with a reef offshore a few hundred feet that offers excellent snorkeling.

The house is fully equipped with a gourmet kitchen, dishwasher, front loading washer/dryer, huge gas grill, full AC, ceiling fans, local and US telephone, free DSL internet, etc.

Beachwatch has all the amenities that you would expect in a deluxe rental, including a 26 KW auto start generator for the power outages that the Abacos are famous for.

Once you stay at Beachwatch, we think that you will agree that it is the best oceanfront rental value on Guana Cay


Keywords: House, Cottage, Oceanfront, Beach

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1720 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    small non shedding pets may be allowed on an individiaual basis....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Auto start 26 Kw generator will run entire house during pwoer outages.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    large collection of paperback novels...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD with local Florida stations...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    HD 40' flatscreen LCD...moreless

  • Toys:

    Boogie boards and inflateable water toys...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Property extends down to high water mark on stunning white sand beach...moreless

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central unit in main area and master BR, window units in other bedrooms...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    DSL...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    US VOIP phone (area code 512) with free calls to the US and Canada...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    DSL internet with wireless router...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels are provided as well...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    (2) Local Bahamas phone VOIP US phone...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front loading high efficiency...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    serving set for 36...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Blender and Cuisinart Food Processer...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    icemaker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    screen porch with table on street side....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Mar 1 - Aug 16, 2015
4 night min stay
$500
$3,000 $9,000
Fall
Aug 17 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay
$450
$2,500 $8,400
Christmas
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,500
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

$3,000 $9,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Discounts available for rentals of two weeks or more. Rates are subject to change until booked.

One half of the rental amount is due upon booking, the remainder plus the damage deposit is due 30 days before arrival.


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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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Location

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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marsh Harbor, Abacos
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nippers
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Government Dock
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Orchid Bay Marina
0.04 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 mile white sand beach

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: This property is owned by Guana Batik, Ltd.

Why the Owner Chose Great Guana Cay:
The Abacos are only 165 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida. So getting there is fairly easy compared to locations further south such as the Virgin Islands. Until recently, it was occupied mostly by British Loyalists, who practiced fishing and boat building. The island is very laid back and friendly.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Well, first there is the great beach in front of the house. Just sunbathing on the beach reading your favorite book is very enjoyable. Then there is a nice snorkeling reef between Beachwatch and Nippers. Dive Guana will take you to some very nice dive sites in the general vicinity. If you like to sail, the Sea of Abaco is a nice place to do so, and sailboat rentals are available in Marsh Harbor. You can also rent a powerboat at Dive Guana and explore the whole Sea of Abaco (Man O War, Elbow Cay, etc.) on your own.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Beachwatch from the ocean side

    Beachwatch from the ocean side

  • Beach looking southeast from house - Nippers is the building next to the rocks

    Beach looking southeast from house - Nippers is the building next to the rocks

  • Deck on the Ocean side has table for 8 plus plenty of room for sunbathing

    Deck on the Ocean side has table for 8 plus plenty of room for sunbathing

  • This is one of the reefs on the ocean side of Guana Cay

    This is one of the reefs on the ocean side of Guana Cay

  • Relax in this hammock in the back yard

    Relax in this hammock in the back yard

  • One half of the spacious living room

    One half of the spacious living room

  • Large kitchen equiped for gormet cooks

    Large kitchen equiped for gormet cooks

  • Master bedroom with view of the ocean

    Master bedroom with view of the ocean

  • Bananas in the front yard, papayas in the back yard, this is tropical

    Bananas in the front yard, papayas in the back yard, this is tropical

  • This ramp gives handicap access.  Also nice for bringing in suitcases.

    This ramp gives handicap access. Also nice for bringing in suitcases.

  • If you ask nice, they will let you drive the ferry boat

    If you ask nice, they will let you drive the ferry boat

  • Put yourself in these chairs - directly in front of the house

    Put yourself in these chairs - directly in front of the house

  • Typical sunset from the rooftop deck

    Typical sunset from the rooftop deck

  • Our grandkids enjoying the beach in front of the house

    Our grandkids enjoying the beach in front of the house

  • Beach looking northwest towards Dolphin Beach Estates

    Beach looking northwest towards Dolphin Beach Estates

  • Stairway to the beach - looks like this guy thinks it is his beach

    Stairway to the beach - looks like this guy thinks it is his beach

  • The other half of the living room.

    The other half of the living room.

  • Dining room table seats 8

    Dining room table seats 8

  • Bedroom number 2

    Bedroom number 2

  • Bunk Bedroom

    Bunk Bedroom

  • Bathroom #2 - fairly spacious by Bahamas standards.

    Bathroom #2 - fairly spacious by Bahamas standards.

  • Another great sunset

    Another great sunset

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 06/30/2015
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