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Beach House with Pool and Tennis on Private Windermere Island

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Windermere Island house description

From the patio of Hamilton House, you can enjoy unblocked views of the Atlantic sea. At low tide 100 metres from the shore, you can see a coral reef.

Originally built by, and until recently owned by the Duke and Duchess of Abercorn, Hamilton House has played host to members of the British Royal Family including HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who regularly stayed here as a guest.

This beautiful holiday home has four bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, sleeping a total of 8 people. There are two private patios off the bedrooms facing the Atlantic sea.

The large 45 feet long living area is an ideal space for family gatherings and meals, making it the ideal villa to rent in the Bahamas. You can walk each morning along the most beautiful 3-mile beach in the Bahamas without seeing another soul. Good sport fishing such as bone fishing, with Eleuthera being well known for it's bonefish, as well as reef fishing, can be had on the Atlantic side or on the Caribbean side at West Beach 5 minutes drive. Excellent surf fishing on the beach in front of the house can be had for jacks, barracuda, and much more.

Hamilton House shares a lovely ocean-view pool (close to the house but not visible from the house) with several adjacent homes. Guests at Hamilton House also have Club Privileges and access to The Club at Windermere, with a restaurant, bar, pool and tennis courts. All within a 2 minute walk from Hamilton House.

Amenities at Hamilton House include AC, wifi, satellite TV, dvd player, ipod dock, double kayak, sailboat, 3 bikes, kids beach toys, board games, boogie boards and basic snorkel gear. Hamilton House comes with daily housekeeping every day except Sundays and holidays.

Windermere Island is a private island attached by a short, security-manned bridge to the mainland.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

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

                  Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                    private patio; ensuite bath...moreless

                  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

                    ...moreless

                  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                    private patio: ensuite bath, 2 singles convert into double...moreless

                  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                    ensuite bath, 2 singles convert into double...moreless

                  • The two sets of twin beds can be converted easily into double queen size beds, creating a total of 3 double beds and 1 single. There are also two foldaway single beds which can be used if needed....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                    ...moreless

                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                    ...moreless

                  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                    ...moreless

                  Other Amenities

                      • Hamilton House comes with daily housekeeping every day except Sundays and holidays. A cook can be provided upon request....moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Books
                      • DVD Player
                      • Games
                      • Satellite / Cable
                      • Stereo:

                        ipod dock, no stereo...moreless

                      • Television
                      • Toys

                      Theme

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

                      Attractions

                      • Arboretum
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Babysitter
                      • Groceries
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Beach View
                      • Beachfront
                      • Ocean View
                      • Oceanfront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                      Dining

                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone:

                        Local calls only...moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Provide Free...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Tennis:

                        At the Club 2 minutes away - bring own rackets and balls...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Basic snorkel gear and boogie boards, plus beach toys for the kids....moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        There are two, one at the bottom of the garden and one 2 mins walk away at the Club at Windermere....moreless

                      • Heated Pool

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday
                          Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $5,000

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

                          Winter
                          Jan 4 - Feb 13, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,250

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

                          Spring
                          Feb 14 - Apr 25, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,950

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

                          Early Summer
                          Apr 26 - Jun 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,250

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

                          Mid Summer
                          Jun 6 - Aug 15, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,500

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

                          Late Summer
                          Aug 16 - Aug 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,250

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          RATES ARE BASED ON 4 GUESTS; Babies under 2 are free.

                          Add $250 each for extra guest.

                          NOTE: We set the rates this way to make the house more affordable for small groups that use less utilities and create less wear and tear.

                          Refundable security deposit: $1000.


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                          Location

                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Governor's Harbour or Rock Sound
                          100 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The Club at Windermere
                          100 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The Club at Windermere
                          50 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Windermere Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          Windermere is a real 'get away from it all' kind of place, where the pace of life is relaxed. Some guests never leave the island, happy to slow right down and enjoy nature at its purest; others are more adventurous and set off by car to explore Eleuthera, with its varied geographical features such as Ocean Hole at Rock Sound or the caves at Hatchet Bay. There are some other fantastic beaches such as Ten Bay with its calm Caribbean waters and snorkelling treasures such as sand dollars and starfish (don't forget to put them back!) and Double Bay on the Atlantic side with its great snorkelling. Both 10 minutes away by car. Kids will enjoy fishing for small fry off the bridge - you can buy fishing equipment in Rock Sound. An absolute must is the Friday night Fish Fry in Governor's Harbour and the Homecoming Junkanoo in Tarpum Bay in July. And don't miss the quaint Haynes Library in Governor's Harbour which is worth a visit.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2012

                          About the owner: We are the Symes family from London, UK. We have been coming back to Windermere since 2007 with our 4 children aged between 10 and 16.

                          Why the Owner Chose Windermere Island:
                          We fell in love with Windermere Island and the local people and decided to buy our own property. We love either being in, on or under the sea and so it was an ideal location. We chose Windermere on Eleuthera for its peace and tranquillity, one of the best pink sand beaches in the Caribbean and for its laid back charm. It is the perfect barefoot vacation and nice to escape the cold European Winter weather!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Hamilton House is designed to be a simple yet functional home for families to gather for their vacation. The house benefits from 3 double bedrooms, and one single bedroom so easily sleeping 7 people and also has two foldaway beds to accommodate 9 at a stretch. It has a large living space where family and friends eat together and enjoy each others company. For those who need to stay in touch with the 'real world' free WiFi broadband in included in the rental. It's really the peace, tranquillity and sheer beauty of the setting that make Hamilton House so special and keep us coming back year after year.


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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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                          Photos

                          • Hamilton House from the beach

                            Hamilton House from the beach

                          • The shared pool in front of the house

                            The shared pool in front of the house

                          • 3 mile long pink sand beach just down from the house

                            3 mile long pink sand beach just down from the house

                          • Patio and view

                            Patio and view

                          • Living room with patio and beautiful ocean views

                            Living room with patio and beautiful ocean views

                          • Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances

                            Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances

                          • View from Master Bedroom out to sea

                            View from Master Bedroom out to sea

                          • Twin Bedroom convertible into Queen bed

                            Twin Bedroom convertible into Queen bed

                          • Bath with shower

                            Bath with shower

                          • Our Sunfish, included with
the rental of the house.

                            Our Sunfish, included with the rental of the house.

                          • West Beach on the calm Caribbean side. It's shaded and ideal for young children.

                            West Beach on the calm Caribbean side. It's shaded and ideal for young children.

                          • Fun for all the family!

                            Fun for all the family!

                          • Steps down to the three-mile-long Windermere Beach

                            Steps down to the three-mile-long Windermere Beach

                          • Welcome to Hamilton House

                            Welcome to Hamilton House

                          • Ocean view patio

                            Ocean view patio

                          • East facade overlooking the beach

                            East facade overlooking the beach

                          • Great room with ocean views

                            Great room with ocean views

                          • Master Bedroom with queen bed, patio, and ocean views

                            Master Bedroom with queen bed, patio, and ocean views

                          • Bedroom with twin beds, private patio and view of Atlantic ocean

                            Bedroom with twin beds, private patio and view of Atlantic ocean

                          • Bedroom with single bed and bath

                            Bedroom with single bed and bath

                          • Gorgeous views for miles and miles

                            Gorgeous views for miles and miles

                          • World Class Bonefishing is available right on the villa's doorstep

                            World Class Bonefishing is available right on the villa's doorstep

                          • Dawn over the Atlantic

                            Dawn over the Atlantic

                          • It's time to relax and unwind!

                            It's time to relax and unwind!

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                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                          $3,250 - $5,000 per week (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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