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'Grandview' - Great Beach - Most Amenities- Best Rates!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach House - 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths (Sleeps 9-10)

Grandview - Completed in September 2007, is a vacation home on Great Guana Cay and features dramatic ocean and seaside views. This 3 bedroom home has 3 full baths and comfortably sleeps 9-10 guests. The home has 3 floors with the top floor being an open deck with beautiful Atlantic and Sea of Abaco views. You can see Marsh Harbor, Treasure Cay and all of Guana Cay from the deck.

Grandview features one king bedroom, a queen bedroom and a “bunk” room with a queen and three twin beds. Grandview offers air conditioning and ceiling fans throughout, satellite TV/DVD/CD and a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and ice maker. This professionally decorated home has a Vonage phone, wifi connectivity, washer and dryer, dishwasher and a backup generator for those few and unexpected occasions when the power is out.

Grandview is located 50 yards back of Nipper’s Beach, which has been chosen as one of the top ten beaches in the world! The third largest reef in the world is located directly in front of Grandview, just yards from the shoreline. We are located close enough to the settlement that you do not need a golf cart, but rentals are available on the island.

Keywords: House, Beach House, Waterfront , New, Great View, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms

More Details

Owner
Greg Turton
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Greg Turton

I live in south Georgia with my wife, Lori, and our three children. Once married, Lori and I chartered catamarans with other couples and enjoyed several trips exploring the Abacos and BVI. In the late 1990s, while our children were small, I received my pilot's license. We had always enjoyed vacations to Florida's Atlantic and Gulf shores, but there was something special about the clear blue water and uncrowded beaches of the Abacos. We had explored most of the out-island communities, but Great Guana Cay stood out as our favorite. We bought the lot and completed construction of "Grandview" in 2007. Our children were 8, 6 and 1 and have had the awesome opportunity of growing up visiting Guana on holidays and in the summer. The community of locals and second homeowners on Guana feels like family. Today in 2018, Mary, 21, Stephen, 19, and Mitchell, 13, have never tired of traveling to Guana. We enjoy bringing family and friends and showing them around this magical place. We invite you to enjoy our house during your next vacation. Give either of us a call with any questions about our house or Guana Cay. We love to talk about the Bahamas!

Sincerely,

Greg & Lori Turton Cordele, GA

Greg Turton purchased this house in 2007

Why Greg Turton chose Great Guana Cay

Most visitors rent a golf cart to travel around the island, but "Grandview" is located close enough to walk to the ferry dock, the two main restaurants (Nippers and Grabbers) and the small grocery store. The house has a short sand path that leads to the longest stretch of beach on Guana. The top deck overlooks the Atlantic Ocean (front side of house) and offers views of the sunrise (if you aren't sleeping late!) and allows you to see the sunset over the Sea of Abaco about 1/2 mile behind the house.

What makes this house unique

One of a few houses that provides a washer and dryer for guests. We also own the home "Seaside" that is located on the Sea of Abaco side of Guana about a mile from Grandview. "Seaside" has a dock with slips that may be available for your personal or rental boat.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome week! So aptly named Grandview! Went snorkling at Fowl Cay, had dinner at Docksider's and hung out at Grabber's and Nipper's. Everywhere we made new friends. Thankd you for the memories and your wonderful hospitality!
Apr 2008
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Amenities

Great Guana Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bathroom on 2nd Floor
    Outside Shower - outdoor shower , Grandview also has an outside shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Full bath with Shower on first floor- just off living area
  • Two bathrooms have shower and tub- the other full bath has a shower stall
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom - 1 king , Located on first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Located on 2nd floor overlooking the Beach and the Atlantic
    Bedroom 3 - Bunk Room - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of Bunk Beds - set one has Queen on Bottom
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
20' x 26' roof top deck is one of the highest views on Guana Cay - Margarita Machine -washer and dryer - (2) 34' flat screen TV's - Direct TV -surround sound in great room - card and game table - boat dock access

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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'Grandview' - Great Beach - Most Amenities- Best Rates!
average rating of 4.911111 based on 47 reviews
Atlanta, GA, USA
5

Bahama Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I had high expectations for my stay at Grandview and they were ALL exceeded. The property is brand new and had everything we needed. It is very clean and very, very comfortable. As good as the house is, the best part is the incredible view from rooftop deck. It truly has "Grandview".

There was plenty to do from snorkling to having some fun at Nippers (Actually, we had A LOT of fun at Nippers).

I will go back as often as I can and have already recommeded this property to my friends. It is a winner.

Thanks to Greg and his team. We WILL be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My total desire for your vacation is to exceed your expectations! We are very proud of "Grandview" and look forward to having you and your guest back!!!
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Huntsville
5

Beautiful Home!!!! Incredible Island!!!! Friendly People!!!

  • 5 of 5

WOW!!! Although my family and I were very excited to get away over the Winter Holiday Break I had never traveled to the beach during this time. I had also never been away from home over Christmas, but Guana Cay and the Grandview home surpassed every hope we had for our getaway. The people immediately welcomed our family to their little slice of paradise and honestly are the reason the vacation was so great. I have three children and they each found friends almost immediately. My husband and I met couples from around the world and really enjoyed getting to know each of them. Grandview was spacious and had everything we could have needed. The kitchen and upper deck were our favorite spots. The kitchen had plenty of room for cooking with people. The pantry was even stocked with some necessities like condiments, coffee, and some foods!! The upper deck had a great view of the water and the entire island. Our favorite thing to do was escape up there after dark. The stars were unexplainably bright and breathtaking!!!! The island had many fun events going on such as a golf cart parade, a New Years Eve Party and "Nippers Sunday," all were a great time and once again showed the friendly attitude of everyone on the island. We cannot wait to come back. Thank you, Greg, for being so hospitable and keeping your beautiful home in such great condition.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Simons Island, GA
5

Bahamas Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I have rented 2 of this owner's properties. Grandview is a spacious, clean, well decorated home with comfortable beds and nice bath rooms. The kitchen is the right size for a family or a few couples. The house is a very short walk from one of the most beautiful beaches I've seen, with great snorkeling. The home has beach chairs, and out door shower which makes beach going easy! Nice size fat screen tv's in the main living room and mater bedroom. I highly recommend this property...you won't be disappointed! Very short walk or cart ride to restaurants and marina!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgia
5

Sandnuts -

  • 5 of 5

Great Valentine get away - Beautiful place to unwind, have fun, and meet new and interesting people. The accommodations were excellent with easy, quick access to the beach. Planning our next trip now.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disappointed

  • 2 of 5

This review is strictly for the rental property and not the island or overall experience. We've stayed at may places throughout the Caribbean usually renting through VRBO or an individual. Let me start by saying there are many positive things about this Property that is as it states in other reviews and their website. However, I felt like others should be aware of a few important things regarding the property and the service we received:

1. "NOVIEW" - Since we stayed in October which is the end of hurricane season, all of the metal storm shutters were on. The maintenance guy removed the two front ones but wouldn't remove any more so the rest of the house was dark. I feel that owner should've disclosed this information.

2. DANGER - In addition to my first point, all of the fire alarms had been removed - so no fire alarms and all of the windows sealed shut - very dangerous and a death trap.

3. ROOMMATES - About two days into our stay, we saw two men going into the enclosed "storage" beneath the house (the house is on stilts). We asked them what they were doing and they said "staying here". Imagine our surprise when they led us into a two room apartment beneath the house! The owner never said anything about this nor does any of the paperwork or websites. We were misled into thinking we had the house to ourselves. This was creepy and intrusive and we felt deceived.

4. CARTS - Point number 3 explains why the owner wouldn't include both of his golf carts with the rental. We had six in our party and each cart seats 4. Two trips for everything. (we knew we only had one cart, just didn't know why).

5. AWOL - Once final payment was made, owner couldn't be reached.

6. Interior or property has not been maintained. The house is dirty - not sandy because its near the beach, but grimy and unsanitary. Missing cupboard door, all pots and pans scratched or damaged (one still had grease from prior usage). Margarita machine works but underneath the pitcher was lots of grime from past usage. We washed our sheets and comforter the first day because they smelled like urine. Many lightbulbs out too, just overall not looked after.

I'm sorry to say that I wouldn't stay here or rent another property from this owner. Again, the island is beautiful and has a lot to offer. It is safe and the people are friendly.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cordele GA
5

Fun in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

We had another excellent trip to Grandview. As always, the stress seeps away the minute we board the ferry. Every trip to Guana is special and we love meeting new people and expanding our friendships. Greg and Lori are very gracious and they have put together a perfect place to relax and enjoy the island.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Marsh Harbor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Grabber's and Nipper's
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Albury's Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Grabber's and Nipper's
Nearest Point of Interest
Nipper's
Nearest Point of Interest
Grabber's at Sunset Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Pirates Cove
Nearest Point of Interest
Orchid Bay Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Dolphin Beach Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
"Seaside"
Nearest Point of Interest
Baker's Bay Golf Club
Car: not necessary

Boat rental, Deep Sea Fishing Trips, Snorkel/Dive Equipment rental and day excursions, sea kayak and paddle board rentals available nearby

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund