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Restored Historic Beach Villa with Pool and Spectacular Views

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This beautifully restored and modernized estate home of the late Sir Roland Symonette, first Premier of the Bahamas, retains its original elegance while enjoying modern comforts and conveniences. Hearts Ease, as Sir Roland named it, sits on a hill above a beautiful pink-sand beach. Hearts Ease enjoys spectacular 50-mile, 180-degree views of the beach and ocean below. It’s a short 100-yard walk down the hill to the beach.

At the entrance of the villa, you are greeted by three sets of French doors that open into an expansive Great Room looking out upon the ocean. The 16 foot ceilings, lovingly restored paneled walls, fireplace, and antique chandeliers combine with the views to make a stunning first impression. To the right is the Master Bedroom with private deck, large en suite bath and queen-size canopy bed, a spacious and delightful room.

To the left of the Great Room is the kitchen, fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and sliding glass doors to the patio. In addition to the Master Suite, Hearts Ease has two guest bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom. Each guest bedroom has access to a private outdoor sitting area, closet, and queen bed. Hearts Ease has a powder room convenient to the Great Room, and a large and fully equipped laundry room with washer and dryer.

At the back of the house overlooking the ocean is a fully equipped outdoor bar and kitchen, complete with gas grill and outdoor dining area. The extensive outdoor living space also includes a large screened porch, a beautiful low-walled patio of the same size, and a rooftop deck, all with spectacular ocean views. After a day on the beach, enjoy our private outdoor shower. Heart Ease is beautifully landscaped with tropical flowers, palm trees, and fruit and nut trees.

Hearts Ease is just 50 yards from a large and lovely pool shared with several other homes. Just past it is our pink sand beach. A short walk down the beach takes you to Sky Beach Club's excellent restaurant and bar, which has poolside service all day long. Other nearby fine dining includes Cocodimama, five minutes by car, and Tippys, 10 minutes away. The picturesque town of Governors Harbour, less then three miles away, has 19th century homes and churches, grocery stores, banks with ATMs, gift shops, liquor stores, dive shop, bakery, restaurants, and a restored historic library.

Hearts Ease is fully equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Amenities include air conditioning, WIFI, landline phone, satellite TV, DVD player with video library, stereo system with CD player, video games, library of books, board games, children’s toys, beach chairs, beach towels, and snorkel gear. For babies we have a pack and play crib, high chair, and an all-terrain stroller.

Come relax and find peace at Hearts Ease, just as Sir Roland would have wished for you.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower

    Oversized shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Twin SInks...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Tumbled Marble in master bath, Modern Bath with Victorian touch.

Other Amenities

  • Smoking is not allowed inside the home, Home has an oversized living/dining area for entertaining, 16' high tray ceilings and table service for 12....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
Apr 26 - Jun 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,600

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Summer
Jun 6 - Aug 15, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,950

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer
Aug 16 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,600

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Fall
Sep 1 - Nov 20, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,250

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,550

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

December
Nov 29 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,600

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,950

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Winter
Jan 4 - Feb 12, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,850

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Notes:

Rates are for up to 6 guests. Add $50/night for each guest in excess of six.

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Security deposit: $1000


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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Hearts Ease is located on the Atlantic side of the island, at Hut Pointe Beach, Wykee Estates, 3 miles north of Governors Harbour and 4 miles south of Governors Harbour Airport.

Other Activities: Spelunking

 

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Photos

  • Great Room with ocean views

    Great Room with ocean views

  • You'll love the ocean-view outdoor kitchen with gas grill

    You'll love the ocean-view outdoor kitchen with gas grill

  • Front entrance

    Front entrance

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Great Room detail

    Great Room detail

  • Master bathroom photo 1

    Master bathroom photo 1

  • Guest Bedroom with private deck

    Guest Bedroom with private deck

  • Large modern kitchen with ocean views

    Large modern kitchen with ocean views

  • Screen porch for covered out door dining

    Screen porch for covered out door dining

  • View of beach from patio

    View of beach from patio

  • Our Beach

    Our Beach

  • Beach Facing South

    Beach Facing South

  • Side Deck, ocean everywhere you look

    Side Deck, ocean everywhere you look

  • Newly renovated Hearts Ease

    Newly renovated Hearts Ease

  • Entrance Hall and Great Room

    Entrance Hall and Great Room

  • Dining area detail

    Dining area detail

  • Master Bedroom with ocean view and deck

    Master Bedroom with ocean view and deck

  • Master bath photo 2

    Master bath photo 2

  • Guest Bedroom with private patio

    Guest Bedroom with private patio

  • Our big ocean-view pool

    Our big ocean-view pool

  • Patio, enjoy the view, sound, and smell of the ocean

    Patio, enjoy the view, sound, and smell of the ocean

  • Our beach, deserted as usual

    Our beach, deserted as usual

  • Beach Facing North

    Beach Facing North

  • Beach Facing East

    Beach Facing East

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Estate
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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