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Driftaway Sea to Sea / Waterfront Property Front and Back -Private

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Driftaway private beach area with steps into the Sea of Abaco (front of house)

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Last updated: 04/18/2012

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Driftaway is a beautiful, tastefully furnished vacation home located at the end of Eastern Shores, a prestigious community on a mile-long point of land which runs east from Marsh Harbour, into the beautiful Sea of Abaco.

Driftaway is secluded and surrounded by clear turquoise water with views of numerous islands and yet is very handy to the amenities of town (approximately 2 miles). The property runs sea-to-sea with the Sea of Abaco on the north side. Driftaway also has its own protected deep-water 50 foot dock on the south side facing Sugar Loaf Channel.

The house is nestled within a tropical garden of colourful hibiscus, wild orchids, bromeliads, palms trees and winding stone paths.

Driftaway has two spacious master bedrooms (one with king size bed, one with queen), each with their own ensuite bathroom. Both bedrooms have large size closets/ceiling fans and a view of the Sea of Abaco. The bedrooms are separated by the large open airy great room which is equipped with a flat screen HDTV, stereo, CD and DVD.

The high vaulted ceilings and the orientation of the house to the cool gentle ocean breeze creates natural flow-through cooling. Every room is equipped with ceiling fans, including the 44 foot screened-in front porch and the sun porch off of the dining room. Three sets of double French doors open to beautiful views on three sides.

The kitchen is fully furnished, along with ice-maker, coffee grinder, microwave, blender and toaster oven. The dining room area has available seating for six.

Sun yourself on the large south facing deck furnished with lounges, patio table/chairs and a gas BBQ. There is also a pergola at one end when shade is needed. Two large pass- through windows from the kitchen serve the deck.

Relax on the muskoka chairs on the covered 44' front deck while enjoying the view of the Sea of Abaco.

You have a private sandy waterfront sitting area directly on the north side of the property. You can swim or snorkle by simply walking down six steps into the warm turquoise waters of the Sea of Abaco. You also have the availability of snorkeling at several locations within very short distances by boat or by car. Fowl Cay just south of Man-O-War and Mermaid Reef are two of many reef areas for your enjoyment.

Marsh Harbour has many restaurants to choose from (2-3 miles approximately from Driftaway) that you can get to by rental car or by taxi. You can also rent a boat to visit the local islands for lunch or exploring. Hope Town, Guana and Man of War are a few of the many small islands that can be reached by your own rental boat or by ferry which is conveniently located two minutes away from the house by car or a ten-fifteen minute walk. Enjoy lunch at Nipper’s on Guana and enjoy their beautiful beach and excellent snorkelling.

Come to Driftaway to let loose and relax and you will feel all of your cares DRIFTAWAY.

What to bring:
Snorkeling gear (or this can be purchased or rented in town),
Telephone credit card for long distance calls (or you can use Skype if you have your computer)

Reservations:

To reserve Driftaway, confirmation will be received upon receipt of a 50% deposit, with the balance due 60 days before arrival date.

Reservations are by the week, or longer.

Our rental period begins at 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon and ends at 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

Refunds & Cancellation policy:

If cancelled 60 days prior to arrival full refund minus a $100 administration fee.

If cancelled 30-60 days prior to arrival full refund for any days re-booked. 50% of any un-booked days + $100 administration fee will be retained.

If cancelled 1-29 days prior to arrival full refund for any days re-booked. 100% of any un-booked days + $100 administration fee will be retained.

Maximum of 4 guests. No children under age of 12 and no pets.


Keywords: Bahamas, Abaco, Driftaway, ocean front, water front, water 2 sides, very private 2 bedroom 2 bathroom island house, end of the prestigious Eastern Shore Peninsula, view of the Sea of Abaco, private swimming area directly at front of property, snorkeling, private 50' dock - 7' depth at low tide

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

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

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 1 - King size bed (1) 5 drawer dresser; full size closet; reading lamps; private ensuite bathroom, Queen size Beds (1) 5 drawer dresser; full size closet; reading lamps; private ensuite bathroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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  • 2 full bathrooms, both including bathtub/shower

Other Amenities

  • Stunning views of the Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, Private parking, Private dock for your rental boat, Private beach, Snorkeling at Protected Sanctuary of Mermaid Reef, all sorts of sea life in 10 feet of water accessible by the beach. Spa at Abaco Beach Resort and April Higgs at end of Johnnycake Lane, fitness gym downtown, dockage available on property. World famous diving features in National Geographic....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat Screen HDTV...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Private beach area outside front door...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    beach front sitting area, walk down 6 steps into the Sea of Abaco...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Sea of Abaco is directly in front of house, with the Atlantic Ocean in the distance...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Waterfront on two sides of house, Sea of Abaco is directly in front of house Deep water channel at back of house which connects to Sea of Abaco...moreless

  • Town
  • Waterfront:

    Sea of Abaco on north side of Driftaway, private sandy beach area, with 6 steps into water...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet:

    Free Long Distance : If you have a computer you can use skype to make long distance calls....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    bedding, pillows, towels, kitchen towels, beach towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Private parking for Driftaway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Long distance on telephone requires credit card...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Kitchen, Bath Towels and Beach Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart Coffee Maker, Grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Convection oven...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Balcony:

    44' front screened in front porch, table / 4 chairs, 2 muskoka chairs...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Rentals available in town...moreless

  • Boat:

    Rental boats available. Some will bring directly to Driftaway private dock...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio:

    35' x 15' back deck, 2 chaise lounges, table / 4 chairs...moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available in town...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    15' x 15' screened in sun room, 3 seater sofa and chair...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    44' front screened in front porch, table / 4 chairs, 2 muskoka chairs...moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    All available to purchase or rent in town...moreless

  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Low Season
Aug 1 - Nov 20, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,300

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Refund & Cancellation Policy:

If cancelled 60 days prior to arrival full refund minus a $100 administration fee

If cancelled 30-60 days prior to arrival full refund for any days re-booked. 50% of any unbooked days + $100 administration fee is retained.

If cancelled 1-29 days prior to arrival full refund for any days re-booked. 100% of any unbooked days + $100 administration fee is retained.

Reservations:

To reserve Driftaway, confirmation will be received upon receipt of a 50% deposit, with the balance due 60 days before arrival date.

Reservations are minimum of one week.

There is an additional 7.5% VAT (tax) on all Bahamas rental properties.

Our rental period begins at 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon and ends the following Saturday at 10:00 a.m.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH)
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Curly Tails/Anglers/Mangoes/Wally's/Snappas
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Going to Hope Town / Man of War (1 mile)
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
Treasure Cay
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Great Abaco Highway
1.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Curly Tails/Anglers/Mangoes/Wally's/Snappas

Car: Not Necessary

10 minutes to airport, 5 minutes to grocery store

 

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Photos

  • Driftaway private beach area with steps into the Sea of Abaco (front of house)

    Driftaway private beach area with steps into the Sea of Abaco (front of house)

  • Front yard (partial) showing the Sea of Abaco from the screened in front lanai

    Front yard (partial) showing the Sea of Abaco from the screened in front lanai

  • Driftaway great room with fireplace - flat screen HDTV, DVD, CD, stereo

    Driftaway great room with fireplace - flat screen HDTV, DVD, CD, stereo

  • Driftaway - Dining area / Great Room

    Driftaway - Dining area / Great Room

  • Driftaway Bahama room overlooking back garden & Sugar Loaf Channel / ceiling fan

    Driftaway Bahama room overlooking back garden & Sugar Loaf Channel / ceiling fan

  • 2nd Master Bedroom -King Size Bed- full closet/5 drawer dresser-ensuite bathroom

    2nd Master Bedroom -King Size Bed- full closet/5 drawer dresser-ensuite bathroom

  • Front screened in porch - one side dining / one side muskoka chairs for relaxing

    Front screened in porch - one side dining / one side muskoka chairs for relaxing

  • Sugar Loaf channel from deck/ BBQ, patio chairs and chaise lounges

    Sugar Loaf channel from deck/ BBQ, patio chairs and chaise lounges

  • Driftaway back deck view to garden & view of Sugar Loaf Channel (with 50' dock)

    Driftaway back deck view to garden & view of Sugar Loaf Channel (with 50' dock)

  • Driftaway view of back deck from garden area

    Driftaway view of back deck from garden area

  • Driftaway steps to the shallow warm turquoise Sea of Abaco

    Driftaway steps to the shallow warm turquoise Sea of Abaco

  • Driftaway front entrance

    Driftaway front entrance

  • View of Sea of Abaco from front screened sun porch

    View of Sea of Abaco from front screened sun porch

  • Driftaway great room

    Driftaway great room

  • Back screened in sun porch with comfortable seating

    Back screened in sun porch with comfortable seating

  • Guest Room - airy, bright, plenty of closet space and 5 drawer dresser

    Guest Room - airy, bright, plenty of closet space and 5 drawer dresser

  • 1st master (qn. bed)/ 2 full windows with view/ vaulted ceiling/ensuite bathroom

    1st master (qn. bed)/ 2 full windows with view/ vaulted ceiling/ensuite bathroom

  • Driftaway side garden with lush foliage - showing 2nd entrance to back deck

    Driftaway side garden with lush foliage - showing 2nd entrance to back deck

  • View of Sugar Loaf Channel from back sun porch

    View of Sugar Loaf Channel from back sun porch

  • Driftaway private 50' dock with 7' depth on Sugar Loaf Channel (back of house)

    Driftaway private 50' dock with 7' depth on Sugar Loaf Channel (back of house)

  • Driftaway path to private swimming area in the Sea of Abaco

    Driftaway path to private swimming area in the Sea of Abaco

  • Aerial photo - Driftaway is 2nd house from the end on the peninsula - see map

    Aerial photo - Driftaway is 2nd house from the end on the peninsula - see map

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 04/18/2012
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Marsh Harbour #410443

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