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Columbus Cottage, Sleeps 4/5, Good Pool, Private Garden; very close Grace Bay

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

Description

Leeward Settlement Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 5)

Columbus Cottage provides the location for a perfect 'chill out' or honeymoon. Totally private, furnished in the Mexican style and set within a lovely tended garden. (Maid service available). Short walk from an idyllic beach with turquoise water - yet only a short drive from an exciting choice of restaurants. Good shopping. Excellent medical facilities. Championship Golf course three minutes away by car. Wonderful boating, diving and fishing.

Keywords: Honeymoon villa,secluded garden,private pool, romantic setting, short walk to stunning sandy beach, mexican decor

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Owner
Jane Lambert
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016
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About Jane Lambert

The Owner is English, a Company Director, based on the Cotswolds and married with three children and five grandchildren. We visit at least three times a year and have derived immense pleasure from staying at Columbus to 'recharge' batteries.

Jane Lambert purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Jane Lambert chose Providenciales

In order to have a comfy holiday home with character, away from the UK cold and wet, very close to the sea, and with the best possible choice of restaurants within ten minutes drive .

What makes this cottage unique

Privacy (without isolation) is one of the outstanding qualities of Columbus. Close proximity to the 'World's Best Beach': Grace Bay Beach, dining out, diving, kiteboarding, snorkelling and Golf make the cottage a wonderful holiday home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I were in need of sun/sea/recreation and we booked Columbus Cottage through VRBO. We found that it exceeded all expectations. We loved the privacy of the pool area and gardens, and we used the Gazebo for our breakfasts. The house was charming, comfortable and very well equipped. The accessibility of the sea was brilliant. My husband enjoyed the fishing, and it was a wonderful 'getaway' before our first baby arrives. We will be back.
Jan 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Columbus Cottage, Sleeps 4/5, Good Pool, Private Garden; very close Grace Bay
average rating of 4.9 based on 26 reviews
5

Peace and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Peace and quiet are words to describe Columbus Cottage. Our stay here was just wonderful! Although very close to everything Grace Bay has to offer, we felt like we were in our own world. Columbus House itself was quite unique, comfortable, and cozy, and had everything we needed. Loved the screened-in wrap around porch and the shutters gave a very Caribbean feel to the house. A quick 2 minute drive to the lovely beach, where you could walk in either direction for miles and miles, seeing very few people. When not beaching it, the pool was fantastic, offering total privacy, and the lounge chairs were nice. We especially liked the more laid back beach restaurants along Grace Bay, although we ate some dinners in, which we also enjoyed. From the beginning, owner Jane made sure our stay was a good one, and property manager, Betty, met us at the airport to guide us to Columbus Cottage when we arrived. We knew we could contact her if any problems arose, which didn't. It was about a 20 minute drive. We did rent a car during our stay, which made it convenient to get around to see the island and just go back and forth into Grace Bay. We would definitely recommend doing that. The Gourmet Market was a five minute drive and had a good selection of things we would find back home. We also went to IGA on the main highway a little farther away, but their selection was not much different than Gourmet Market. There is a local pharmacy near the Gourmet Market, as well, if you happen to need anything. Regarding mosquitoes and other bugs, there were hardly any, so bug spray went unused. All in all, our stay at Columbus House far exceeded our expectations and it would be the only place we would stay if we returned to Providenciales.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review. Come again soon! Stephen and Jane
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Hoschton GA
5

Perfect for relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We have fallen in love with this home and location, in fact this was our 2nd visit this year. If you are looking for a quiet and secluded vacation, this is the place. The home is only about 15 min from the airport and close to restaurants, grocery, and the beach.

The home comes with everything you need for a perfect stay. We enjoyed grilling our dinners, sipping wine on the screened in porch, midnight swims in the pool and long quiet strolls on the beach. We can’t wait to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review. Come again soon! Stephen and Jane
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5

The property was very quite and away from everyone else felt like we were on our own little island

  • 5 of 5

we stayed at the cottage for 8 days and we absolutely enjoyed it, the house was very cozy and made us feel at home. The pool was great and also loved how the beach was at walking distance.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, so glad you enjoyed it. Come again soon! Jane
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Hoschton GA
5

Fabulous Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a secluded vacation to celebrate our anniversary, this home was perfect! The only neighbors you can see are the roof tops. We loved spending our mornings walking on the secluded beach picking up conch shells and the afternoons laying by the pool. Close to everything convenient, grocery store, restaurants, and bars, however we hardly left except to go to the grocery. The home has everything you need for a relaxing stay without any worries. We can’t wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it, come again soon! Jane
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Philadelphia
5

A Treasure in Provo

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from an absolutely wonderful 5 day stay at Columbus Cottage...truly a gem. We could not have been more pleased with the experience. The setting, natural landscaping, location, amenities, pool and the ease of it all, kept us “at home” for our entire stay. Having Graceway Gourmet supermarket just minutes away, with its "Whole Foods" feel, made filling the fridge a happy endeavor, though not inexpensive. Columbus Cottage provided the perfect restorative getaway...enjoying long morning walks just minutes away on the beach, amazing shelling (though you cannot take conch shells off the island without a government permit), lazing for hours beside the pool, quiet private dining on the veranda or at the gazebo poolside, and the quiet solitude of absolute privacy. And while many rental properties are “sterilized” so as not to expose any personal elements of the owners, we loved gazing at the family pictures on display throughout the cottage – made it feel real and intimate. Though we did not really venture out, the house is minutes from Grace Bay shopping, dining and gambling. A property with lots of character and desirable features, we would recommend Columbus Cottage to others without hesitation and will happily return.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it. Come again soon! Jane
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5

Fabulous Hidden Cottage Close to the Most Beautiful Beach

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 days here in this fabulous cottage, and enjoyed the comforts of a real home with so much more character than a hotel. Great location, just 2 minutes from a beautiful beach, now named Sunset beach I believe, for it's stunning Sunsets, the location for weddings, and photographers; as its so unspoilt, yet still part of Grace bay. You can walk for miles on soft sand and swim in the crystal clear sea so lovely and warm in December.

The location is also great for supermarkets and restaurants, it's quite an expensive island but SO worth it, a real luxury experience. I was surprised at the Graceway supermarket, so much choice of world foods for such a tiny island. We did some exploring by car enjoying looking at the beautiful villas and hidden beaches, and were always glad to come 'home' to Columbus Cottage!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Spa treatments available locally, Casino 5 minutes drive.

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Rates & Availability

Leeward Settlement Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
STANDARD 2016
May 1 2016 - Dec 10 2016
4 night minimum stay
$292
 
 
WINTER 2016
Dec 11 2016 - Dec 20 2016
4 night minimum stay
$373
 
 
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR 16/17
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 4 2017
6 night minimum stay
$453
 
 
SPRING 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$373
 
 
LOW SEASON 2017
May 1 2017 - Dec 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
WINTER 2017
Dec 9 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
$384
 
 
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR 17/18
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$459
 
 
SPRING 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$384
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$263
 

Additional information about rental rates

Air Con - per week $154
Cleaning fees - per week $88
Tax Rate 12.0%

These are estimated rates at today's conversion rate (27th November, 2015) of £1 GBP = $1.25 USD.
The local 12% tax charge is NOT included and must be added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Leeward Settlement Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2025 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • 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 ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , en suite with bedroom 1 and includes wash basin
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Leads into its own bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , The king bed can divide into two single beds.
    Sleeping Porch - 1 queen , Situated on enclosed deck
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
3 minute walk from one of best and quietest sandy beaches in the Caribbean, 'Meet and Greet' service from airport plus return, Maid and Baby sitting service on request.

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