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Sunny Apartment Overlooking Pink Sand Beach on Private Island

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This is your view - from the outdoor dining and seating area and your bed.

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Windermere Island apartment description

This corner, second floor apartment boasts a beautiful view of the 2+mile pink sand beach on the Atlantic side of Windermere Island as well as wonderful light from 3 sides. The apartment has 2 full en-suite rooms, both with queen beds and one with an extra couch/day bed for a 4th or 5th person. The apartment units are steps from the beach and its own tennis courts. Renters are also able to use the Club at Windermere, by arrangement, which offers more tennis courts and a full pool. Dining and Bar services are available during the season. The decor of the apartment is simple, clean and fresh. There is a wonderful hammock for reading on the deck. This is a place to unplug and recharge the batteries. Intentionally, it is short on electronics and games, but does have a DVD player (and a small library of DVDs) as well as a CD player. This is perfect family or couple renewal space. The apartment has local phone service and high speed internet and wifi.

Keywords: Apartment, condo, beachfront, ocean view, tennis, pool,

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Some kids beach toys available. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Each bedroom has a Queen size bed. In the front bedroom, there is also a twin day bed that can accommodate either two or three people. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Great bone fishing, deep sea fishing and near-shore fishing is available from local guides. A new service offering horseback riding just opened in Governors Harbor. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A small library with both kids and adult books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    In the Windermere Club, which is next door, there is pingpong, satellite TV and a lounge area. ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    limited, so we suggest you bring favorite CD's...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    with DVD player...moreless

  • Toys:

    some beach toys are available. We also have some tennis rackets and other balls, but if you are a serious player, we recommend bringing your own. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    a few are videos available, so feel free to bring a few of your favorites. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Two miles up the beach and out onto the ocean...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Beautiful View onto Pink Sands Beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    See the sunrise over the turquoise waters...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    You can hear the waves at night...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a table with 6 chairs inside and a new outdoor dining table with benches for 6. A high chair can be sourced if requested. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    We have a full HVAC system...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Broadband and Wifi enabled...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    washer and dryer are in common out-building...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    There is wifi available in the apartment...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Nice linens and both bath and beach towels are available. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living area has a sofa with 2 comfy chairs. There is also DVD and CD Players as well as an iPod player. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    There is a dedicated parking lot...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is a parking lot next to the apartment building. apartment is located at opposite end, so is very quiet...moreless

  • Telephone:

    no long distance is provided for, so we suggest either bringing a phone card, using mobile or using Skpye, which we do. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    There are towels for both bath and beach. We request that bath towels stay inside and that only beach towels are used outside. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer and dryer are in a common out-building...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    french press and drip. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items:

    No promises, but usually there is salt pepper, seasonings, oil, vinegar, etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    A wonderful Brazilian Hammock is available for the balcony. A great place to read and relax...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    A new 200 sf deck has just been added, so now there is room for a sofa and sitting area and an outdoor dining as well. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We have two sea one-person kayaks available for a rental of $50/week/kayak. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    There are two tennis courts at the apartments as well as two more up at the Club...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    There are some snorkels and masks, but again, if you are serious, we recommend bringing your own...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool is located about 200 yards/meters away at the Club. It is heated. ...moreless

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Xmas - New years
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
10 night min stay

$2,500
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

$2,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Fifth Guest $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Rental Insurance - $1500 $50
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates apply to first 4 guests. The fifth guest, over the age of 5 is an additional $250

Deposit of 50% is required to secure booking. Remainder is due 60 days from rental. 50% refund up to 30 days out, although we are flexible if you want to reschedule. Security Deposit will be mailed after 1 week. For xmas rentals, no refunds are offered after 90 days prior to arrival unless we can secure another booking. We are flexible, but people tend to make plans months in advance.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Governors Harbor (GHB) or Rock Sound
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
The Club at Windermere (in season)
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Governors Harbor - from Nassau
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
The Club at Windermere (in season)
15 Metres
Nearest Beach
50 feet

Car: Necessary

The nearest shops are in Tarpum Bay (about 10 miles) and larger ones in Rock Sound or Governors Harbor (20 miles). The Club at Windermere, of which we are members and which our guests may use, has a pool, tennis courts and a restaurant, which operates 3-5 days/week in season. There are laundry machines in the apartment's wash house which are free to guests. Babysitting can be arranged or names provided. There is a phone in the apartment for local calls. We also now have high speed internet through wifi.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: We are an American family with two young children that love this island.

Why the Owner Chose Windermere Island:
This property has been in our family for more than 35 years, but we completely refurbished it in 2000 after assuming management from the family.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This has been a great place to spend time with our kids and have few outside elements to distract us. We read, we bike, we cook, we talk, we nap, we picnic, we play tennis, we swim, body surf and snorkle, we walk on the beach and pick up shells. We relax. Totally.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish
 

Photos

  • This is your view - from the outdoor dining and seating area and your bed.

    This is your view - from the outdoor dining and seating area and your bed.

  • Master Bedroom, with Bath

    Master Bedroom, with Bath

  • The hammock is now replaced with sofa seating, but the view is the same.

    The hammock is now replaced with sofa seating, but the view is the same.

  • Pool at the Club

    Pool at the Club

  • Sunrise from the Balcony

    Sunrise from the Balcony

  • Tennis courts by the apartments

    Tennis courts by the apartments

  • outdoor living on the new deck with comfy seating and dining areas

    outdoor living on the new deck with comfy seating and dining areas

  • View from the front door of new porch, dining and new sun chair.

    View from the front door of new porch, dining and new sun chair.

  • Living room view to beach and ocean

    Living room view to beach and ocean

  • Second Bedroom, with bath

    Second Bedroom, with bath

  • Path from apartments to the Beach

    Path from apartments to the Beach

  • Tennis courts at the Club

    Tennis courts at the Club

  • View Looking South from Balcony

    View Looking South from Balcony

  • West Beach and Old boat house

    West Beach and Old boat house

  • The covered seating area with views over the pink sand beach.

    The covered seating area with views over the pink sand beach.

  • New expanded outdoor living area with comfy seating and outdoor dining.

    New expanded outdoor living area with comfy seating and outdoor dining.

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/24/2015
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Windermere Island #346282

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