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Hilltop Location with Waterfront Dock & Kayaks. Stunning Beaches.

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Last updated: 01/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hartswell cottage description

Exuma Vacation Cottages: located away from the congestion, noise, crowding of George Town. The cottage has two bedrooms, 1 bedroom with 1 double bed, the other bedroom with 1 queen bed. Equipped kitchen, living room and screened front porch.Located directly across from Moriah Harbour Cay, which has been designated a Bahamian National Park. Moriah Harbour Cay has miles of the most beautiful, pristine (and almost always deserted) beaches in the world. Between the Cay and your cottage are some of the best bonefishing flats in the Bahamas.

Next to Moriah Harbour Cay is Man O’ War Cay, which also has miles of beautiful, deserted beaches, with great shelling, snorkeling, and swimming. All of these activities are a short kayak ride away (your own two person sit-on-top kayak is included with your cottage rental). You can kayak through awesome mangrove channels, fish for yellowtail snapper,and bonefish or just relax and enjoy views that very few others can see and appreciate. At the end of the day, relax on your screened porch overlooking the ocean and Moriah Harbour Cay, or have a swim in our 35 foot solar heated fresh-water pool, and plan your next day’s activities.
Your onsite host, Valerie, has resided in Exuma since t 1964. She can direct you to and assist you in: finding the best bonefish guide; getting to the 'right' restaurant and finding island entertainment that you will enjoy; renting a car or boat; exploring the island from Little Exuma to Barraterre; finding secluded beaches; going snorkeling, diving and deep-sea fishing; shopping for the essentials and gifts for the folks at home. She can advise you about all aspects of your vacation experience - travel to and from Exuma, what to bring, what to expect, and how to make the most of your visit to this special place.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            NO CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            No children under 12 years of age....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 double


          • Queen size Beds (1) one queen bed only in first bedroom, Double Beds (1) one double bed only in second bedroom...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Cooking Utensils, Laundry Facilities, Charcoal BBQ, Screened-in Porch, two person Kayak provided with cottage. Life jackets available. Freshwater heated Pool. 2 friendly dogs. If you miss your dogs you can share mine. Sorry, no children under 12 years of age....moreless


              • Books
              • Radio
              • Television:

                4 network channels and two local channels...moreless


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities


              • Bay/Sound
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Coin Laundry
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean:

                On the hilltop, overlooking Moriah Harbour Cay. Property goes down to the waterfront where the dock and kayaks are located....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                On hilltop overlooking bay and Moriah Harbour Cay. ...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                400ft down to shoreline, private dock and kayaks....moreless

              • Water View:

                400 feet to shoreline, dock and kayaks...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Property goes down to the waterfront. It is 400 ft down to the dock and kayaks....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                property goes down to rocky shoreline where the dock is, and the kayaks are kept....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                cottage has central air conditioning...moreless

              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer:

                The sun does the drying....moreless

              • Internet
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                Bed linen for both beds and extra available. Washing machine available....moreless

              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking:

                Beside cottage....moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided:

                face cloths, hand, bath and beach towels....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                washng machine available on outside porch....moreless

              • Wireless Internet


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                full size freezer/refrigerator, 4 burner stove with oven. microwave, toaster, dishes and utensils....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator:

                full size fridge with top freezer...moreless

              • Stove:

                4 burner stove with oven...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Beach Towels
              • Boat Dock
              • Boat With Paddles
              • Deck / Patio:

                cottage has screened front porch. Also patio around pool....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                double sit on top kayak with cottage and lifejackets....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                small charcoal bbq grill...moreless

              • Porch Furniture
              • Screen Porch / Veranda
              • Small Cooler
              • Walkway To Water

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Outdoor Pool
              • Private Pool:

                35ft solar heated fresh water pool. Guest use only....moreless



              Write a review 4.9
              from 9 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $179 $179
              Sat, Sun

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Tax Rate 10%


              For stay less than 7 nights, rate is $149 per night

              No children under 12 years of age.

              Deposit check of $400.00 required to hold cottage. Balance due upon

              arrival. Sorry, we do not take credit cards.

              Full deposit refund if cancelled 30 days prior to arrival date.

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              Last updated: 01/19/2015
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              18 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              george town international GGT
              3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              In Rolle Town.
              6 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Cheaters Restaurant. Wonderful cracked conch.
              2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Fort beach, Little Exuma and Moriah Harbour Cay

              Car: Necessary

              Overlooking beautiful bonefish flats. Fish on your own or contact good bone fish guides. Quiet enough to hear the birds sing. Protected water for fishing and kayaking. A short kayak paddle or drive to beautiful beaches.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1997

              About the owner: Born in England but I have lived on Great Exuma since 1964. I live in a cottage on the property. I am available if you have questions or need something fixing. I also have 2 friendly dogs.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • Moriah Harbour Cay beach

                Moriah Harbour Cay beach

              • Your cottage with screened in porch overlooking the ocean & Moriah Harbour Cay

                Your cottage with screened in porch overlooking the ocean & Moriah Harbour Cay

              • Swimming pool outside your cottage

                Swimming pool outside your cottage

              • Dining area and kitchen

                Dining area and kitchen

              • Screened-in Porch with ocean view

                Screened-in Porch with ocean view

              • View from Cottages

                View from Cottages

              • Cottage


              • Cottage lounge

                Cottage lounge

              • Santana's oceanside restaurant

                Santana's oceanside restaurant

              • Bonefishing flats adjacent to your cottage

                Bonefishing flats adjacent to your cottage

              • Another beach on Moriah Harbour Cay

                Another beach on Moriah Harbour Cay

              • Our boat dock

                Our boat dock

              • Bedroom 2

                Bedroom 2

              • Your cottage awaits

                Your cottage awaits

              • Cottage plan view

                Cottage plan view

              • One of three cottages

                One of three cottages

              • Island boat trip

                Island boat trip

              • Bonefishing adjacent to cottages

                Bonefishing adjacent to cottages

              VRBO #96743

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              This listing was first published here in 2006.

              Date last modified - Monday, January 19, 2015

              $179 per night (USD)
              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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              Member since: 2006
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 90%
              • Calendar last updated: 01/19/2015
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