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Sundowner House, Beach Front, with Best View on the Island. Sleeps 6 or 8

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Last updated: 07/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Hoopers Bay villa description

Sundowner House sits with an unparalleled view of the beautiful light blue sea. You can watch fish swim past from the patio– ideally done at “sundowner” time! The house sits 35 ft. above the sea and 25 yd from it, with beach frontage and safe swimming. Hoopers Bay is one of the most beautiful on the island, and extremely quiet. The house has three bedrooms, 2 doubles and one with twin beds. There is a mooring in front of the house. All living rooms have fans, air conditioning and a full unobstructed sea view. In response to comments made by one tenant, we took on board what was said, and decided to give Sundowner a facelift, and the following renovations were carried out in late 2013. The kitchen units, sink and bar were all replaced, and a new refrigerator/freezer bought. For the dining area, a new dining table with 6 chairs provided. All cracked ceramic floor tiles in the house were replaced. The master bedroom has a newly tiled floor, whilst it's shower room has been completely renovated. It now has a walk in shower. Not to end there, the bedsit has a new electric cooker and a new love seat. The patio has 4 new sunbeds.

Two paths lead from the house, which join up then take you to some steps onto the beautiful beach.
Exuma is one to the best bone fishing areas in the world, and it has some of the clearest and cleanest seas to swim, snorkel or dive in. Facilities are available in George Town to do all these things, and also hiring boats. Brochures have been placed in the house to help you in this matter.
The house has WIFI.
2 outdoor showers.

With effect from January 1st 2013, the Bahamian Government is imposing a 10% tax on all new bookings of holiday homes. This new tax IS reflected in the rates you see quoted.

Manager of property: Jenny Kettel manages the property. She is first point of contact. However, Information about the house can readily be supplied, and most questions answered by phoning in the UK (+44) (0)1344638671

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Non Smoking Only:

                As a courtesy to future guests, we request no smoking indoors, however there is plenty of sheltered area outside, some with stunning views, to enjoy a smoke....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                It is a Foldaway...moreless

              • All have en-suite or private bathroom. The sofa bed in the lounge accommodates the last 2 people which incurs a surcharge. Bedroom 3 has a small kitchen, with fridge, cooker and microwave. It also has a small love seat, and its own TV. All bedrooms have air conditioning and also ceiling fans. Further to that, all bedrooms have a sea view, and sliding door access to the patio....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


              • If there are 8 people staying, bathroom 2 is the shared one. All the others are private....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • The garage has a washing machine and tumble dryer for use by all. Bedroom 3 has its own kitchenette, with electric 4 ring stove, grill and oven. It also has cutlery and all cooking extras, fridge with freezer, microwave, toaster, iron and ironing board. Also in the bed sit is a bar with 2 stools, and a 2 person love seat. On arrival, the house will have soap, toilet paper, garbage bags, dish washing liquid, detergent and kitchen roll. If you arrive on a Sunday, or after 5.30 pm, order groceries through our contact agent, who will need reimbursement. The main kitchen also has a bar and 2 stools. The main kitchen has a gas stove, the one in bedroom 3 is electric, so if either supply temporarily fails, you can still cook! A path leads down to the sandy beach, which does have steps at the bottom. This is a family home, so there are lots of basic facilities available. There are a some bits of snorkeling equipment and air beds available - but no guarantee it is still there....moreless


                  • Television:

                    2 televisions. The one in the lounge is HD and connected to the DVD. The one in the bedsit has a VCR with tapes,...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable, linked to both TV's, and can be viewed independently. American sports channels on ESPN 1 and 2 available. There are close to 50 channels to choose from....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Adult paperbacks. Plenty of 'Who dunnits' and thrillers....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Small number of older films for the bedsit VCR....moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    Bring your own discs or hire from 'Smitties' which is 1/2 mile in the direction of George Town....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Cards and dominoes....moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • VCR
                  • Radio


                  • Family
                  • Away From It All


                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Library
                  • Ruins

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        Not a separate room. Table seats 8. A table in the third bedroom seats 4....moreless

                      • Seating for 8 people


                      • Telephone:

                        You can only make outgoing calls to places on Exuma, which are free. Any other calls are not possible. No problem receiving incoming calls from anywhere in the world. Mobile reception very good....moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Individual units in every living room. All quiet in operation as the condensers are outside....moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        In the garage which is linked to the house from the kitchen....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        A modem in the lounge supplies Wi-Fi or plug in broadband. ...moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        All provided for all rooms....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Seats 6, but up to 14 if chairs brought in from the bedrooms. Has an HD TV with DVD and cable. Photograph of the room is supplied....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Tumble dryer in the garage....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        For up to 4 cars in the parking area by the house....moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Owners car is in it, but the washing machine, tumble dryer and various tools are there. It is integral with the house, and accessed via the kitchen....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        All provided however no beach towels....moreless

                      • Broadband Access:

                        As fast as Bahamas Telecom allows....moreless

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Sunbed
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Bottled Water
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Kitchen:

                            Full new kitchen, spacious. The outside door, door to the garage and all windows have fly screens to allow a flow of air if needed. There is also a small bar with 2 bar stools. Photograph is included....moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            Large and spacious. Additional one in the third bedroom....moreless

                          • Freezer:

                            Incorporated at the top of the refrigerator. An additional one in the third bedroom also part of the refrigerator....moreless

                          • Microwave:

                            One in the kitchen, one in the third bedroom....moreless

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Full complement in both the main kitchen and the third bedroom....moreless

                          • Coffee Maker:

                            Electrical percolator in the main kitchen....moreless

                          • Pantry Items:

                            Water dispenser providing refrigerated and room temperature filtered water from a 5 gallon bottle. 2 bottles provided per week. All staples are supplied, including toilet paper....moreless

                          • Stove:

                            A gas cooker of 4 rings incorporating an oven. The third bedroom has a 4 ring electric cooker with oven....moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            All supplied to cater for at least 8 people in the main kitchen, and a for a further 4 people in the third bedroom....moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Toaster
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Oven
                          • Blender
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove


                          • Patio
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Barbecue
                          • Binoculars
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Covers whole width of house to seaward side. Clearly seen in the photographs of the property. Whole area is tiled....moreless

                          • Water Sports Gear:

                            Some snorkeling gear should be in the store below the patio, as well as airbeds and some large rubber rings....moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Mainly laid to grass. 2 paths join and lead to the beach. ...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            2, both mobile. One large one small, and they use charcoal....moreless

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached


                              Write a review 4.7
                              from 7 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Rate 1
                              Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $400 $400
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              $1,675 $5,600
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $1,675 $5,600
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Taxes Included


                              Whole property sleeps 6 which costs $1675 per week. If there are 8 of you, then the sofa bed in the lounge will have to be used, which will incur a surcharge of $280 per week or $55 per night.

                              On arrival the agent requires a deposit of $250 per week for electricity. Provided you use 400 units or less per week, your deposit will be returned in full; any excess over that figure will be charged

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                              Last updated: 07/27/2014
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                              4 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              George Town International
                              4 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              George Town
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Palm Bay
                              10 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Palm Bay

                              Car: Recommended

                              3 bedroom family beach front property midway between the airport and the capital George Town, a lovely quiet residence on Hoopers Bay with a commanding view due to the 35 ft elevation. Regarded as the best beach on the island with pristine white soft sand, Hoopers Bay is very safe for swimming and snorkeling. Groceries and drinks can be bought less than a mile away. George Town has boat rental and a ferry boat to Stocking Island, Also deep sea fishing and bone fishing can be arranged locally. Sandals Hotel has a golf course. Great Exuma is one of the best bone fishing areas in the world, trips can be organised locally. Our house has its own mooring right outside the property.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1990

                              About the owner: British, and first bought land on Exuma in 1964. Retired over 25 years, formerly an RAF pilot and airline Captain. My first house on Exuma I had built on Tar Bay.

                              Why the Owner Chose Hoopers Bay:
                              Bought the land and built the house in 1990, due to its stunning location. The width of the plot allowed me to have 3 bedrooms all with a sea view.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                              Stunning view where 10 islands can be seen. Height above the sea, which gives fantastic sights into the sea, where passing fish can be seen. Closeness to the main town, and the airport.

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                              Speaks: english



                              • View to sea from house

                                View to sea from house

                              • Lounge with sofa bed

                                Lounge with sofa bed

                              • 2nd bedroom and dressing table

                                2nd bedroom and dressing table

                              • Bedroom 3 with Murphy bed down

                                Bedroom 3 with Murphy bed down

                              • Bedroom 3 ensuite bathroom

                                Bedroom 3 ensuite bathroom

                              • Sundowner House from road and its garden

                                Sundowner House from road and its garden

                              • Clarity of water by the house

                                Clarity of water by the house

                              • Green Turtle found by pier in Hoopers Bay

                                Green Turtle found by pier in Hoopers Bay

                              • Beautiful sea colours flying into Exuma

                                Beautiful sea colours flying into Exuma

                              • Dining and kitchen area

                                Dining and kitchen area

                              • Master toilet room with new shower, sink unit and tiling.

                                Master toilet room with new shower, sink unit and tiling.

                              • Bed sit view to kitchen area

                                Bed sit view to kitchen area

                              • Patio looking norh

                                Patio looking norh

                              • Lounge and dining area with outside view

                                Lounge and dining area with outside view

                              • 2nd bedroom twin beds

                                2nd bedroom twin beds

                              • Bedroom 3 view of TV and sofa

                                Bedroom 3 view of TV and sofa

                              • View of beach and mooring from patio

                                View of beach and mooring from patio

                              • Hoopers Bay from patio

                                Hoopers Bay from patio

                              • Conch shells found in sea opposite house

                                Conch shells found in sea opposite house

                              • Beautiful Exuma chain flying in

                                Beautiful Exuma chain flying in

                              • Kitchen area newly fitted out.

                                Kitchen area newly fitted out.

                              • Master bedroom with new floor tiles.

                                Master bedroom with new floor tiles.

                              • View to North from Patio

                                View to North from Patio

                              $400 per night (USD)

                              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 07/27/14
                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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