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Waterfront Cottage with Pool, Starfish #1 Pick- Lonely Planet

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Last updated: 02/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Starfish Cottage, Bahamas ~ CottageRentalForYou at Yahoo dot com $120. night with A/C, Stairs of stone to water, dock, kayaks, deck and beautiful Tropical Pool. Charming round waterfront cottage.
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.
Each of our 3 cottages has its own kitchen with gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, blender, toaster, coffee maker and all utensils.
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

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 and over to rent this property...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets accepted with prior approval from owners only....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking is permitted outside cottage, at the bar and throughout the property....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Free dbl. kayak for all guests. Guide services available thru licensed Bahamian Capt. for boat trips, fishing trips, kayak tours, snorkeling or diving trips. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Flat screen TV with free cable...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village:

    Village one block away...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Waterfront on Gregory Town Cove, Caribbean calm side...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C in all cottages...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free Long Distance calls for all guests to U.S. & Canada...moreless

  • Internet:

    free Wifi to all cottages and on property...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Kitchen Towels, Sheets, Blankets, place mats, rugs....moreless

  • Parking:

    On site parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls and Long Distance calls to U.S. and Canada....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach Towels, Kitchen Towels, Bathroom Towels and Bath Towels provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free, Wi-Fi internet service in cottage, bar and around property...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Chiminea fireplace located by Tiki Bar for marshmallow roasts....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Local Bahamanian cuisine or specific meals provided upon request. Bahamian breads, desserts, fruits and vegetables available on the premises as season permit....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee Maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need right down to the coffee pot and filters...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes & utensils provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gas stove with oven, sink, refrigerator with separate freezer, microwave, toaster, blender, stainless steel pots and pans, all dishes and utensils....moreless

  • Microwave:

    new medium sized microwave...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    Boat Rentals available locally, please ask for assistance, happy to provide good contacts...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Stone patio with chairs and hammock located under guinep, banana and coconut trees...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Thatched roof outdoor Tiki Bar with wifi signal for your computer. Power for blender or Blackberry, Overlooks water and coconut trees....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Free kayaks at our private dock...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful Lawn, Garden and Tropical vegetation...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Stone Grill behind cottage...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    BEACH CHAIRS AND COOLER BAGS PROVIDED, snorkel and fishing gear available for rent nearby....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Beautiful little Tropical Pool...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$120
$800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
ELH, North Eleuthera Airport or Governor's Harbour
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Three Island Dock or Gene's Bay
Gregory Town, Bahamas
Nearest Beach
135 Beaches, nearest is across from our dock

Car: Recommended

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.

 

Owner info

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:
Enjoy the personal attention your Bahamian hosts will provide during your stay.


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

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  • Starfish Cottage

    Starfish Cottage

  • Starfish Cottage

    Starfish Cottage

  • Private Deck & dock below for swimming, sunning, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing

    Private Deck & dock below for swimming, sunning, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing

  • Blue Holes for diving....  unbelievably beautiful.....

    Blue Holes for diving.... unbelievably beautiful.....

  • 135 Beautiful Beaches Everywhere!  Choose one or a different one every day

    135 Beautiful Beaches Everywhere! Choose one or a different one every day

  • SURFER'S BEACH, Tad Mask, guest in the Seahorse rippin' it up!

    SURFER'S BEACH, Tad Mask, guest in the Seahorse rippin' it up!

  • Starfish Cottage, hammock yard, exterior

    Starfish Cottage, hammock yard, exterior

  • Starfish Cottage, Outdoor Shower is fully enclosed w/ hot & cold water.

    Starfish Cottage, Outdoor Shower is fully enclosed w/ hot & cold water.

  • Free kayaks for our guests. Come Discover Eleuthera with its gin clear waters !

    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!

    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

    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

    Our beautiful yard with steps to the deck & dock below on Gregory Town Cove

  • Starfish Cottage, Full Kitchen with all you need

    Starfish Cottage, Full Kitchen with all you need

  • 135 Beautiful deserted beaches waiting for you to discover them

    135 Beautiful deserted beaches waiting for you to discover them

  • Free Kayaks, waiting for you at our dock

    Free Kayaks, waiting for you at our dock

  • Our beautiful rainwater pool for your pleasure

    Our beautiful rainwater pool for your pleasure

  • Glass Window Bridge, 5 minutes away. Beautiful-where Caribbean / Atlantic meet

    Glass Window Bridge, 5 minutes away. Beautiful-where Caribbean / Atlantic meet

  • Starfish Cottage, separate bathroom 10 steps from cottage.

    Starfish Cottage, separate bathroom 10 steps from cottage.

  • 135 beaches to choose from, this neighborhood beach just up the street

    135 beaches to choose from, this neighborhood beach just up the street

  • Dock with ladder & steps...... great for kayaks, swimming, fishing & snorkeling

    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 dock, view from above....snorkel, fish, kayak or just hang around in the sun

  • Our front yard, beautiful Gregory Town Cove

    Our front yard, beautiful Gregory Town Cove

  • Steps from Tiki bar to pathway which leads to the dock

    Steps from Tiki bar to pathway which leads to the dock

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Saturday, February 18, 2017

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