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Secure, Beachfront, Guest House on 3 Acres of Private Property in Sandy Bay

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Guest house from the beach in front. The Caribbean Sea is just a few steps away

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Last updated: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sandy Bay house description

Secure, beachfront, guest house, has one bedroom with queen bed, bathroom with large shower, fully equipped kitchen, bar, living room with flat screen Cable TV, VCR and hundreds of movies, and large screened porch on the main level.
The loft has a full size bed and sink. The house is ideal for a couple, but can sleep four.

This is a small, clean, modern house next to a classic island home on over 2 ½ acres of private property. The property extends from the road to the beach in a quiet, safe area of Sandy Bay, at Spooky Channel in the Marine Reserve.

We recently furnished the house with modern and custom furniture, new linens, electronics, dishes, cutlery, kitchen appliances and BBQ.

We, the owners, live on-site in a classic island house and are available to provide information, arrange transportation and activities, borrow cooking ingredients/utensils and assist you any way we can to make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.

We personally pick you up at the airport, take you to the grocery store, then to the guest house. We provide information about the guest house, the area and island and answer any questions. We will bring you back to the airport at the end of your vacation and can print any tickets/boarding docs.

You are welcome to the fruit from any of our trees/bushes on-site. We have coconuts (year around), cashews, papayas, mangos, noni, bananas, plantains, and hot peppers (seasonally).

• Swimming, snorkeling and world class diving is easily accessible on the coral reef right out front.
• We are ideally located 10 minutes from West End, where you’ll find many dive centers, restaurants, beach bars, shopping, and small grocery stores and also 10 minutes from Coxen Hole, the major town on the island.
• Large, screened porch with seating, table, lighting.
• Air conditioning, ceiling fans, mobile fan, reading lights, alarm clock
• Fully equipped kitchen, modern appliances, water/water cooler
• Washing machine (w/detergent) and clothes line off the deck
• Free internet access on-site and cell phone (phone provided with 20-30 minutes , you buy extra, inexpensive minutes, for local and international calls.
• 2 person kayak, 2 mountain bikes, beach loungers/chairs, hammock, snorkel marker, floatation devices, beach front picnic facilities, horseshoes, volleyball included, (guitar and djembe drum available).
• On deck is a gas BBQ (charcoal BBQ and fire pit available).
• 32” flat screen TV with local cable. DVD player and DVD library with over 200 movies, speakers for mp3 hookup, radio.

To enjoy your stay, you must be OK with dogs. We have 2 dogs that are good with guests but do bark when unfamiliar people or dogs come around, but they provide great security.

Direct flights to Roatan are currently available from Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Toronto and Milan.

Keywords: villa, bungalow, beach, ocean, private, house, scuba, snorkeling, quiet

Property Type

  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Car Available
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Outside or on the deck only...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Loft: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • 1 Queen size bed custom pedestal bed with built in drawers and matching night stands with reading lights. 1 Full size bed in the loft. Single bed or cot available on request in cooler months...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee grinder, coffee maker, toaster, espresso machine, food processor, blender.......moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Salt, pepper, oil, basic spices and condiments, paper towels, dish soap, toilet paper, some toiletries......moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Bottled water and ice from it included. Most condiments, salad dressings.... ...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Everything to make great meals. If you don't see it, ask next door....moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 5:

            Couch, chairs, 32' flat screen and DVD with over 200 videos, speakers for MP3, radio ......moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Quality linens new in 2012, including high quality, Egyptian cotton sheets....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Separate mini-split for bedroom and window AC for living room...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Park behind your house in our private driveway...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Clothes lines only (indoor and outdoor)...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Newer machine and soap free for guests...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Plenty - including beach towels...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • All available on-site, no charge: Our two person ocean kayak with high quality back supports and ergonomic handles (large dry bag and life jackets available). Hammocks in the shade on request. Snorkel marker float for safety and boogie board for rest stops if not using the kayak Our two mountain bikes (helmets available). Private beach volleyball court can be set-up in the front yard. Guitar available on request...moreless

              Entertainment

              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                Local and long distance at very reasonable rates. We provide initial 20-40 minutes, Buy additional cards...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Free and available anywhere on the property - new high speed...moreless

              • Internet:

                W-Fi included, useable on entire property. New high-speed...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Free use of Voip phone - new high speed...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                via Voip - new high speed...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                Avaialable by request...moreless

              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Golf:

                We are members of the 18 hole Pete Dye golf course - the Black Pearl. You can come golfing as our guest or just come to the club for lunch and sit by the pool or the beach....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                2 person good quality ocean kayak - dry-bag and life-jackets available ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large, screened porch with deck furniture...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Boogie board, floating snorkel marker...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas BBQ, charcoal BBQ on request...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                on private 3 acres...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                See pictures from the deck and front yard....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Caribbean seashore is 100' from your deck...moreless

              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Surf Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Parasailing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fitness Center
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Restaurants
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Snorkeling
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseshoes
              • Scenic Drives
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer/Fall - Low Season
              Jul 15 - Nov 15
              5 night min stay
              $125
              $805
              Winter Holidays - High Season
              Dec 15 - Apr 14
              5 night min stay
              $160
              $1,050
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              $135
              $900

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Rates are for one to two people, additional $100/week for extra guests.

              Not suitable for children.

              40% down to secure the house

              60% due 45 days prior to arrival

              Refundable deposit if cancelled and able to re-rent ($75 handling fee)


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              Last updated: 07/19/2014
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              Location

              6 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Roatan airport
              12 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              To mainland
              Sandy Bay
              Nearest Beach
              Front yard
              0.4 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              20 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              World Class 18 hole course
              0.4 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant

              Car: Not Necessary

              The guest and our classic, island house are the only houses on our private, 2 1/2 acres from road to beach. There are many fruit trees, and plants that you are welcome to.

              The reef is just 150' and is at the famous Spooky Channel with lots of marine life for divers & snorkelers.

              Carambola Gardens are less than a mile walk or $1.00 per person taxi ride.

              No car necessary as taxi's run on the main road every couple minutes and are very inexpensive.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: Al and I (Sandra) have been married 24 years. We recently retired from hectic careers in Western US and Canada. We love animals and are coordinators for three yearly pet clinics.

              Why the Owner Chose Sandy Bay:
              We have been certified divers since 1993. We knew we wanted to live in the Caribbean and fell in love with Roatan in 1997. We found our dream property with an old island home on the beach in 2001. It is just our house and the guest house on our 2 1/2 acres from road to beach. No need to walk through other neighborhoods. We recently decided to rent our guest house that was built in 2007, but finished/upgraded in 2011.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The beach is right out your front door. You can quietly relax in a hammock or lounge chairs on our private part of the beach. There is no local access through this property and rarely motor vehicles on the beach here. Snorkel or take the kayak out about 150 yards to Spooky Channel. Anthony's Key and Roatan Institute of Marine Science is just 1/4 mile away.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Guest house from the beach in front.  The Caribbean Sea is just a few steps away

                Guest house from the beach in front. The Caribbean Sea is just a few steps away

              • Sunset from your screened porch.  Picnic table and fire-pit right out front.

                Sunset from your screened porch. Picnic table and fire-pit right out front.

              • View from the sliding glass door on the screened deck of the guest house.

                View from the sliding glass door on the screened deck of the guest house.

              • Front room into downstairs bedroom and stair to the loft.

                Front room into downstairs bedroom and stair to the loft.

              • Bedroom with new custom furniture, queen mattress,  Egyptian cotton sheets, AC

                Bedroom with new custom furniture, queen mattress, Egyptian cotton sheets, AC

              • Loft bedroom with sink and vanity

                Loft bedroom with sink and vanity

              • Screened porch with part of small table with chairs

                Screened porch with part of small table with chairs

              • Zoe after her bath

                Zoe after her bath

              • Horses from Anthony's Key on the beach out front.

                Horses from Anthony's Key on the beach out front.

              • Guests taking out the kayak

                Guests taking out the kayak

              • Al roasting cashews from our trees in the back field.  Cashew season March-May.

                Al roasting cashews from our trees in the back field. Cashew season March-May.

              • Private back yard w/fruit trees and driveway.

                Private back yard w/fruit trees and driveway.

              • View of Spooky Channel from the guest house deck

                View of Spooky Channel from the guest house deck

              • The bench at the bottom of the stairs.  Nice for morning coffee/evening sunsets.

                The bench at the bottom of the stairs. Nice for morning coffee/evening sunsets.

              • Our house and guest house from just in front of the reef.

                Our house and guest house from just in front of the reef.

              • Fully equipped kitchen with espresso machine, food processor

                Fully equipped kitchen with espresso machine, food processor

              • Bathroom with large shower

                Bathroom with large shower

              • Screened porch seating

                Screened porch seating

              • Zoe and Mia (Ying anf Yang) in the front yard

                Zoe and Mia (Ying anf Yang) in the front yard

              • Hummingbird feeder outside the screened porch.

                Hummingbird feeder outside the screened porch.

              • Dive boats at Spooky Channel (out front)

                Dive boats at Spooky Channel (out front)

              • Annual catch&release fishing tournament. Al caught it within sight of our house

                Annual catch&release fishing tournament. Al caught it within sight of our house

              • Al and one of the World Vets members at AKR dolphin encounter and open swim.

                Al and one of the World Vets members at AKR dolphin encounter and open swim.

              • Guest house from the beach in front.  The Caribbean Sea is just a few steps away

                Guest house from the beach in front. The Caribbean Sea is just a few steps away

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

              $125 - $160 per night (USD)
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              1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/19/14
              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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