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Seascape Cottage, Absolutely on the Ocean with a Dock on the Sea of Abaco

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The best of both worlds, the Atlantic ocean and the quiet waters of White Sound

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Last updated: 05/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This beautiful vacation rental in the Bahamas is absolutely on the ocean with adjoining frontage and a private dock in White Sound Bay on Elbow Cay Island. A two bedroom, two bath, air-conditioned beachfront cottage that makes for an outstanding 'out island' experience. Situated on a ridge, Seascape offers the best of both worlds: a breathtaking view of Sea of Abaco from its spacious rear deck and the roar of the ocean waves on the front. This dual frontage is unique on the island and only shared with two other houses. Seascape's floor plan includes two bedrooms, two full baths, and a convertible sofa to sleep two additional people in the living area. Air conditioning is provided for the two bedrooms to insure your comfort on hot summer evenings. The house comes complete with cooking utensils, place settings for six, glasses, bed linens and towels. You have your own private dock directly at the rear of the property. High speed internet and satellite TV are furnished.


Seascape is located on White Sound Bay on Elbow Cay Island. This is a small island approximately 190 miles east of Florida. Temperatures average in the 70's in the winter and the 80's in the summer. The ocean breezes flow through the rooms making it comfortable year round. White Sound is less than a ten minute boat ride from the quaint settlement of Hope Town and its famous 'candy-striped' lighthouse. The inhabitants of Hope Town are descendants of the Loyalists who fled the Carolinas during the Revolutionary War. They still speak the dialect of their ancestors. Hope Town is nestled in a picturesque harbor and the vibrant reds, pinks, and yellows of the native hibiscus and bougainvillaea surround the Cape Cod style homes.

Transportation around the island is mostly by boat or on foot. Bicycles and golf carts can be rented by the day or week. You will find Hope Town to be quite charming. There are several small grocery stores, a liquor store, bakery, straw shop, gift shops, a museum, and churches. There are a number of island restaurants, some of which are Sea Spray, Captain Jack's, The Harbor's Edge and the Abaco Inn. These restaurants serve delicious grouper, conch, lobster (in season) and other excellent native dishes. Shorts are all that is required for formal dress.

We have installed a Sirius Satellite radio receiver in the house. After you return home I think you will find yourself missing commercial free programming. This certainly solved my frustration with radio reception in the islands. I also arranged to have an Wireless internet connection for a laptop computer. Their service is much faster than my own at home via two way satellite and much in line with cable. The satellite TV has never caused any problems but I have placed an extra TV in the basement should that portion of the link fail. With this location goes the problems of salt corrosion on every thing that has any metal parts. In our effort to assure reliability of all the many mechanical devices that are subjected to this salt environment we have on hand extra AC units, refrigerator and a water heater in storage.

The house location on the map is in error. The pointer should be on the narrow strip of land separating the bay and the ocean and not in the middle of the bay. Please send me an email and I will forward you satellite view of the house location along with a panoramic video on You Tube taken from the top deck.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • South Bedroom is a queen, the North Bedroom is two singles with additional sleeping for two in the living room area. South bedroom has single access to one bath and north bedroom shares access to the bath with the main living area. Each bedroom has a rear deck overlooking the Sea of Abaco....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • You will notice our property is priced below the market. This cost does not reflect the quality of the house. It has by far one of the best locations on the island. We have many returning guests and are holding the cost down. It is a consensus among many owners to have a high rental fee to reduce the number of dates occupied reducing wear and tear. This method of reasoning will still maintain about the same net bottom line income. There is also an influx of many new houses that are owned solely for the very seldom use by the owners and never put on the rental market. Both of these tendencies are a detriment to the local economy that depend on a high volume of tourist trade to flourish. I have decided not to participate in this line of reasoning. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    SiriusXM satellite commercial free radio ...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront:

    There is a swimming area at the rear of the house on the Sea of Abaco...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    If you would like to see a video of the view from out top deck at Seascape please send me an email and I will send you a link to You Tube....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    You have a stretch of sand beach by the ocean just outside your front door...moreless

  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront:

    Atlantic Ocean on the front and the Sea of Abaco at the rear....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Mobile Phone
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
New 2015 Rates
Nov 14 - Aug 20, 2016
5 night min stay

$1,700
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $0
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

$1400 Per Week until November of 2015 when the rate will be $1700. The weekly rental is based on a party of two.

The rate for each additional guest is $150 per week. ;

Rates for partial weeks with a four night minimum are available upon request. ;

The deposit to hold the rental will be one half the rental fee for each week reserved.;

If you need to cancel and I am able to fill your rental period you will receive a full refund with no fees involved. Its always a good idea to purchase travel related insurance to protect your self due to unforeseen circumstances.

For an updated calendar and specials rates please send me an email and I will return you a link to my website with the current availability and any special discounts. You will also find on my web site links to boat rentals, golf cart rentals, fishing and diving charters and many other local services.

There will be a 50% deposit of the total rental fee to hold the reservation with the balance due 90 days prior to the rental period,

If you would like to use a credit card instead of your bank check you can add an additional 3% and I can bill you through PayPal.


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Calendar

Last updated: 05/29/2015
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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marsh Harbour
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Abaco Inn
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Abaco Inn

Car: Not Necessary

If you copy the following and paste into the “fly to” search

input in Google Earth it will center on Seascape and give you a birds eye view: 26 30 52.81n, 76 58 17.32w . I have posted a video on You Tube, shot from the top deck at Seascape that will give you a unbelievable view of what you can expect. If you send me an email I will send you a link.

 

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Photos

  • The best of both worlds, the Atlantic ocean and the quiet waters of  White Sound

    The best of both worlds, the Atlantic ocean and the quiet waters of White Sound

  • The ocean looking north from the top deck.

    The ocean looking north from the top deck.

  • The main living room looking into kitchen area and bar.

    The main living room looking into kitchen area and bar.

  • The south master bedroom with private bath.

    The south master bedroom with private bath.

  • The beach out front on a very very calm day.

    The beach out front on a very very calm day.

  • Sunset cocktails on the back deck.

    Sunset cocktails on the back deck.

  • Hope Town Light House

    Hope Town Light House

  • Your boat is a stone’s through away, not a long walk to far away location.

    Your boat is a stone’s through away, not a long walk to far away location.

  • Top deck looking out on White Sound and the Sea of Abaco.

    Top deck looking out on White Sound and the Sea of Abaco.

  • The central room looking south. The couch easily sleeps two.

    The central room looking south. The couch easily sleeps two.

  • The north bedroom  with two single beds

    The north bedroom with two single beds

  • Early morning sunrise at Seascape

    Early morning sunrise at Seascape

  • Two for dinner on the back deck.

    Two for dinner on the back deck.

  • The best of both worlds a panoramic view of the Ocean and Sea of Abaco

    The best of both worlds a panoramic view of the Ocean and Sea of Abaco

$200 - $243 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 5 nights
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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Cottage
Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/29/2015
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