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Oceanfront Cottage- Private, Quiet and Quaint

(12 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7-8 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Man-O-War Cottage built in 1982 by a traditional craftsmen, this property has lovely ocean views, landscaped pathways and is situated on 3 acres of ocean front property. Located at the end of a 1/2 mile long white sandy beach this property features two docks and can accommodate vessels up to 50ft in length and 6' draft. Docks are also great for swimming, fishing and paddle boarding.

The owners can assist with sailing, diving, or fishing trips.
Man-O-War is a quiet and peaceful island, and the property is located approximately a ten minute walk from town. Golf cart rentals and boat rentals can be arranged.

Bahamas Oceanfront Vacation Cottage Near Beach & 60 Foot Deep Water Dock with electrical is protected in Harbor.

Keywords: Oceanfront on the small, quiet island of Man-O-War Cay, adjacent to a beautiful 1/2 mile long beach

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome:

    A porch couch doubles well for a child bed...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside on the porch or in the gardens is fine....moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Sleeping Porch


  • Queen size Beds (2) Each bedroom has a queen bed with en suite bathroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 makeshift couch beds on screened in porch, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Each porch has a couch which easily converts to a bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • *Additional facilities for dining & entertainment, are available on request.* Accomodations for larger vessels up to 50' length, 6' draft on request. January 2017 Select Recipe is Spice Cajun Steak on the Breakfast Porch; (Photo in Album) (Per Serving) One Small Rib Eye Steak One Quarter Red Onion, diced One Ripe Tomato, diced Two Tablespoons Olive Oil Two Tablespoons Grey Poupon Mustard Fresh Ground Black Pepper Salt to preference Trim steak into small pieces Sautee in hot olive oil and smother with tomato, onion, pepper and salt to taste. When steak pieces are browned, cover and superheat, serve with cold white wine. ...moreless


  • DVD Player:

    A DVD and television are provided along with a library of dvd's...moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    There is a small beach directly in front of the property, accessed by a short pathway. A much longer (1/2 mile) beach exists to the Northwest and is a short walk along the shoreline....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The cottage has lovely views of the offlying reef and ocean....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The property is three acres of ocean front with beautiful views of the Atlantic to the North and also to the East. Two homes share the property and it has two dock spaces on the harbour, ...moreless

  • Village:

    The village of Man-O-War Cay is a charming, quiet, and safe community "Family island" where visitors are welcomed....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining areas provide ample seating for 8 guests. Separate quarters provide for additional dining at tangents on request. Please inquire....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    One bedroom has a wall unit...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:


  • Linens Provided:

    All linens and backups, towels, beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Parking:

    Golf cart parking spaces are providrd...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Used for local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Full towels service including beach and bath...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and selection of coffees provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full service provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is small and we'll stocked. All dishes, silverware and table linens are provided. Full sized refridgerator/freezer, apartment sized gas range and oven....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Standard size microwave and toaster...moreless


  • Boat:

    Sailing and runabout can be arranged on request. Please inquire. Day trips, or diving trips are available on request, please inquire....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Extensive lawns, landscaped gardens and pathways...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Full dive gear and guide available on request....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer rate
Jun 17 - Jun 24, 2017
8 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Caretakers Fee $125
  • Transfer Fee $50
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Service Fee $100


The property has two houses, for a total available capacity of 10 guests. There are two docks providing dockage for a vessel of up to 50' in length.

Transfer Fee: is a fee for guest, and their luggage to be transferred to the property, via the property caretakers.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marsh Harbour, Abaco
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hopetown harbour
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Treasure Cay

Car: Not Necessary

Offshore fishing, diving, snorkeling and sailing arranged on request.

Additional services are also available. Please inquire. Our caretakers who live very close to the cottage are available for all sorts of additional assistance as needed, including assistance with arrangements and in the boat.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: We are sailors who built a house on the oceanfront to enjoy the best of the Abacos.

Why the Owner Chose Hope Town, The Bahamas:
This property is located close enough to the settlement of Man O War to be easy walking distance yet also private and peaceful, as described by so many of our guests.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Peacefulness, privacy, private access to beach and harbour dock, great sailing, body surfing, fishing, diving and swimming.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

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  • Sailing in the Eastern Harbour

    Sailing in the Eastern Harbour

  • Front Entry

    Front Entry

  • Guest House Oceanfront Porch

    Guest House Oceanfront Porch

  • Guest House Screened Porch

    Guest House Screened Porch

  • Bedroom


  • Flying over the Eastern End in a seaplane

    Flying over the Eastern End in a seaplane

  • Bathroom


  • January Select Recipe

    January Select Recipe

VRBO #307063

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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