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Enclosed Property with Main House, Guest Cottage & Pool; Generator, In-town

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Two homes, enclosed property, pool, 5 Bedrooms total, 5 Baths--Sleeps 8, MAX 10

Yellowbird is a beautiful mix of old and new. An historic main house dating back to the 1800s with remodeled kitchen and amenities--and a more recently built, two-story guest cottage with a refreshing pool tucked between the houses. Myriad cozy places to enjoy a cocktail, read a book and relax. We enjoy swinging while tucked away on the front porch to spy the local charm of the island.

The Yellowbird property is totally enclosed and includes two homes. The main house has two bedrooms, one with a king bed, the other having two twin-size beds; and two bathrooms. Both bedrooms are tucked up under the eaves and have direct access to the rear verandah. The cottage includes three separate bedrooms, each with its own private bath and entry. The lower bedrooms in the guest cottage adjoin making a family-friendly suite. The upper bedroom has a harbour view.

The set up is ideal for 2 families traveling together.

Yellowbird is decorated in a casual, shabby chic beach style with weathered and chippy paint finishes, slip-covered furniture, wood floors and general ease of living. The pool and garden are the perfect place to relax and cool off. The beach is an eight minute walk or a one minute golfcart ride.

The home is locally managed, and includes wireless internet and generator.

The in-town location affords you the opportunity to feel a part of this special island--you are in the heart of the village here. Walk to all of the shops, restaurants, Valentines Marina/Dive Centre, grocery stores, bakery, deli and down to the harbour to catch the sunset.

More Details

Owner
Kristen Farrell
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Kristen Farrell

We're a family that enjoys entertaining our friends and family and simple island life. Our children, now teenagers, loved the freedom of exploring Harbour Island, collecting hermit crabs, discovering baby chicks, and boogie boarding the crystal waters.

During our ten years of owning Yellowbird, we have made several important upgrades to the property while maintaining its historic charm. Installing a generator, remodeling the kitchen, adding a pool & cabana, and employing a house manager that lives on the island has made a major impact on the comfort of our home.

Kristen Farrell purchased this house in 2006

Why Kristen Farrell chose Harbour Island

We fell in love with Harbour Island~ its people, natural beauty and way of life. Our children especially love the uncommon freedom of walking to the bakery, local pizza place and ice-cream shop on their own. . The Yellowbird property is completely enclosed.

Amenities

Dunmore Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • All bathrooms have showers except for the main house upstairs bathroom that has a tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Main House Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Main House Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Cottage Back Bedroom - 1 double , Private Bathroom and Shower; adjoins to Cottage Pool Bedroom
    Cottage Pool Bedroom - 1 queen , Private Bathroom and Shower; adjoins to Cottage Back Bedroom
    Cottage Penthouse - 1 queen , Private Bathroom and Shower; stairs to this upper level
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Guest cottage two lower bedrooms (queen-size bed and full-size bed) can adjoin to create a family-friendly suite.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Harbour view from penthouse bedroom. Located in the heart of town with restaurants, shopping, grocery and dancing within very short distance. Pristine, public 'pink' beach within 10-minute walk. Light daily housekeeping is provided excluding Sundays. Propane generator has been installed in case of island power outages.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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Enclosed Property with Main House, Guest Cottage & Pool; Generator, In-town
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews
5

Really cute house with all the necessary amenities.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! Very convenient location. We enjoyed being with our college kids but loved that they had their own space and entrance!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to have you!
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5

Updated true Briland house!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely updated, centrally located house with original charm. Great for our family of three married children and us because it provided us with the community around the pool and in the main house (kitchen, dining and living rooms) while maintaining privacy with the five bedrooms each with their own baths. Plenty of space to accommodate the other 8 members of the family for meals and games whether in the living area or at the pool. Perfect for those who want the true Briland experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay!
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4

The house was great...the loctaion was great

  • 4 of 5

Over all the property was great, but there was no hot water in the 3 bedroom cottage for the entire time we were there, and there was not enough bath towels. despite the above mentioned problems, we had a great time and would stay there again. Dunmoretown is a great place to relax.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you enjoyed our home and vacation to Harbour Island. We always strive to provide a five-star experience and are doing everything we can to address the issues. We have never been told that we have been low on towels. This is an easy fix. We were told by our house manager and house repairman that the faucet was not being turned the correct way for the hot water. We will make sure we go over this with our future guests. Typically, we have been told by our guests that if they encountered a maintenance issue, someone was there to work on the problem immediately. I apologize if this did not happen for you as this is not normal.
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4

Lovely cottage!

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Yellowbird. The pool and outdoor space are fantastic (perfect for kids) and the location is perfect for restaurants, shopping and a short walk to the beach. Great for a large family or two families. An oasis in Dunmore town!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is such a beautiful house in a great location on Harbour Island!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and the location perfect! We could walk to great restaurants and beach. We used the pool and ate our meals at the beautiful cabana by the pool. Our whole family thoroughly enjoyed every minute at Yellowbird!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mimmie, I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay! K
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5

great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the yellow bird. It was a perfect house for our

Family and friends to stay at. Having the pool was key

And the service was exceptional when we needed something.

I would recommend this house to a family or large party who want to

Relax and enjoy the island and can feel at home.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
North Eleuthera, Bahamas
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Harbour Island's famous pink sand beach
Car: not necessary

Yellowbird is located in the heart of town in Harbour Island. If you enjoy walking to the local restaurants and shops, and taking a stroll down to the bay front for sunsets--you can do it all Yellowbird. The main water taxi station is located within a two-minute walk of Yellowbird.

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Rates & Availability

Dunmore Town House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off Season
Aug 25 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
10 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$800
$5,500
$22,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

pool heater $300
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rentals begin Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday depending on existing rental listings.
Half of the rental fee plus a $500 deposit is required at booking. The deposit will be returned after the property is inspected without incident after your departure.
There is an additional $300 fee for use of the pool heater if you choose.
VRBO adds an additional service fee to book the property. This fee is approximately 6%.
Gratuity for the housekeeper at your departure is customary.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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