Amazing View......Water Access
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Gregory Town house description
Keywords: Waterfront...4acres..private....One of the most beautiful and special properties on Eleuthera, Longbight offers a breathtaking setting of manicured grounds filled with coconut palms and blooming bougainvillea on a secluded cove on the leeward (Exuma Sound) side of the island.
Just a five-minute walk from the quiet and friendly settlement of Gregory Town (where guests can easily shop for essentials or hop over to Pam’s Island Made Gift Shop), the four-acre estate includes two homes, a 2,500-square-foot main house and a 700-square-foot cottage, both with A/C and Internet WiFi access. The main home includes two bedrooms that will sleep four (one king and one queen bed); one full bath; an enormous living room with a 30-foot ceiling, floor-to-ceiling book shelves and a conversation-piece giant bamboo couch; a renovated kitchen; den with satellite TV and VCR; and a wide veranda that looks out over the crystal clear, turquoise water of the cove. It’s the perfect perch for morning coffee, endless reading and sunset cocktails (try the local Kalik and Sands beer) with friends.
The cozy cottage comes with a screened porch, living/kitchen area, full bath and bedroom that can sleep up to five—a wonderful space for honeymooners, couples or friends on a budget, or for the overflow of children and grandchildren.
With 300 feet of waterfront, water lovers can pad barefoot down to the beach area to sunbathe, swim, snorkel, kayak, fish and cliff jump (a favorite activity)—and may never see another person all day.
Only two miles away is Surfer’s Beach, considered the best surfing in the Bahamas. But Eleuthera offers dozens of secluded beaches on both the windward and leeward sides of the island that offer views that stretch for miles without seeing any development. Spelunkers can explore nearby caves, and landlubbing sightseers can drive Queen’s Highway north and south to explore Eleuthera’s other charming settlements, such as Governor’s Harbour. A 20-minute drive north will take you to the dock for a five-minute boat ride to Harbour Island’s 18th-century architecture, shops and restaurants for celebrity sightings.
The owners have loved this island, its people and its simple, paired-down lifestyle for decades, and they hope you will, too.
Longbight’s main house is $2,000 a week and the cottage is $800 a week. Rental is one-week minimum.
- 2000 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Considered
- Smoking Allowed
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Parking Off Street
- Satellite / Cable
- CD Player
- Video Library
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Location & View
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
ReviewsWrite a review
The house is wonderful the carribian sea in front is impressive and the people are open, friendly and very helpful. We arrived in paradice on this little planet earth. The house was confortable, big and nice furnished. The landscape is great and most of the time you really had the bay for yourselfe. We did not miss anything in our 17 days vacation.
- Guest bahamamama (Bregenz, Austria)
- Date of stay 07/28/13
- Review Submitted 09/11/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, adventure seekers, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.
Guest cottage is 800 per week minimum 1 week Main house is 2000 per week minimum 1 week .units can be rented separately or together
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