Waterfront Cottage with Pool, Starfish #1 Pick- Lonely Planet(63 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:6 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
No need for rental car here! Nice paved road. You will find all you need within one block with easy access to the village at the bottom of the hill..
'Top Choice Award' from Lonely Planet Travel Guide and featured twice in the N.Y. Times as a charming and affordable destination. The cottages are owned & operated by a local Bahamian family. The Edge of the World Properties are world renowned for their beautifully done island style cottages and warm hospitality. Visitors from every corner of the planet have found this a perfect destination over the past 55 years.
The Starfish is a 16' x 16' round cottage and is located directly on a Caribbean Cove within the confines of a large private estate. The property includes Stone Stairs to the water below with a sundeck, thatched umbrella and a private dock below for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with tropical vegetation and huge old coconut palm trees. Bananas, papaya, guava, pomegranate, lemon, lime and other fruits growing right outside the door along with little herb gardens for your cooking pleasure.
Stone grill for cooking out is located next to the cottage. The Starfish has a driftwood bed, flat screen cable TV, free wifi internet direct to cottage as well as on property, free kayaks at our private dock & free local & L.D. calls to U.S. and Canada from the office. Fully enclosed outside shower with hot/cold water on private patio under the coconut trees. Each cottage has private bathroom facilities. Beach Chairs and Cooler Bag provided.
Groceries just down the street, along with surf boards at Surfer Pete's, fresh fish, vegetables, souvenir shops, Surfer's Beach, Gaulding Cay Beach, Holiday Beach, Long Bight Cove and other nearby beaches, post office and more.
Car rentals available nearby with delivery to airport or cottage for no extra fee..
Airports: 20 minutes from North Eleuthera Airports, 30 minutes from Governor's Harbour Airport with daily flights from USA.
Gregory Town is located between Harbour Island and Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera with many activities for all. Beaches everywhere, Queen's Baths, Glass Window Bridge, Current Banks for fly fishing, Kayaking from our private dock, caving, cliff diving, surfing, shelling, snorkeling, spearfishing, bonefishing, deep water access and light tackle fishing everywhere.
Local Bahamian Fishing Guides/Tour Guides/Captains available in village.
Keywords: Waterfront, Stairs to Water, Cheap, Affordable, Surfer's Beach, Cottage, Caribbean, Bahamas, tropical, Charming, Lonely Planet Award Winner, N.Y. Times featured property
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Member since: 2009
- Max. occupancy 2
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- Queen size Beds (1) Driftwood bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
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- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Local Bahamian Fishing Guides available for bonefishing, light tackle fishing, kayaking tours, spear fishing, diving, snorkeling, bird watching, exploring. Just let us know and we will have them come direct to your cottage to discuss your needs. They can pick you up at our dock or another designated area.
About the owner: Owners of Edge of the World Properties, including the world renowned Starfish Cottage, Seahorse Cottage & Tamarind Tree Cottage. Bahamian Family owned and operated for decades ! Join the thousands of guests who have visited us from around the world. Featured on the front page of the travel section of the N.Y. Times twice. We are listed as the #1 choice by Lonely Planet in their new 2011 handbook. Known for our charming cottages and idyllic waterfront location in the beautiful Bahamas. Kimy and Terry The Owners
Why the Owner Chose Gregory Town, Bahamas:
We enjoy sharing our lifestyle and property here in paradise. Come to Eleuthera-Bahamas, you will have a wonderful adventure.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
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Private Deck & dock below for swimming, sunning, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing
Blue Holes for diving.... unbelievably beautiful.....
135 Beautiful Beaches Everywhere! Choose one or a different one every day
SURFER'S BEACH, Tad Mask, guest in the Seahorse rippin' it up!
Starfish Cottage, hammock yard, exterior
Starfish Cottage, Outdoor Shower is fully enclosed w/ hot & cold water.
Free kayaks for our guests. Come Discover Eleuthera with its gin clear waters !
Our private Dock with deck above...kayak, swim, snorkel, fish, sun your buns!
Snorkeling is fabulous! This is a Starfish found by guests Andrew and Michelle
Our beautiful yard with steps to the deck & dock below on Gregory Town Cove
Starfish Cottage, Full Kitchen with all you need
135 Beautiful deserted beaches waiting for you to discover them
Free Kayaks, waiting for you at our dock
Our beautiful rainwater pool for your pleasure
Glass Window Bridge, 5 minutes away. Beautiful-where Caribbean / Atlantic meet
Starfish Cottage, separate bathroom 10 steps from cottage.
135 beaches to choose from, this neighborhood beach just up the street
Dock with ladder & steps...... great for kayaks, swimming, fishing & snorkeling
Our dock, view from above....snorkel, fish, kayak or just hang around in the sun
Our front yard, beautiful Gregory Town Cove
Steps from Tiki bar to pathway which leads to the dock
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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