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Charming Self Contained Cottage in Quiet Residential Area,

(30 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/08/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

The cottage is situated in the wonderful garden of our house which is located on Greenwood Road, off Village Road We are next door to the Bahamas National Trust, which has hundreds of species of palms and conducts daily tours .
The cottage is next door to the main house, which was built in 1924 of native pine.It is attractively furnished, and air conditioned.
The upstairs bedroom has hardwood floors, a bathroom with shower and a walk in closet.
There is a ceiling fan, a queensize bed and a well stocked bookshelf.
Downstairs is the living room and a small kitchen with fridge Microwave coffee maker, toaster and four burner stove with oven. Living room is 16'X20' and has a big comfortable couch and chair, small dining table an attractive bar and a tiled floor and ceiling fan. There is a flatscreen HD TV with Cable AND premium movie channels
There is a big window which overlooks a fountain and pond
Outside is a covered patio equipped with two armchairs, a small circular dining table with two teak chairs, and the hummingbird feeder.There is ceiling fan with light and additional lighting,
which makes it perfect for romantic candlelit dinners. It is next to another pond with fountain. There are hundreds of birds, making the cottage a birdwatchers paradise.
There is a small, very private pool. two chaise longues with mattresses and big towels for day or night bathing. During your visit it is for your exclusive use. The pool area and all the garden is beautifully lit after dark
Privacy, comfort, serenity and a gorgeous garden of native trees and orchids are the main features of our property.
Complimentary, very drinkable wine, beer, rum and vodka, laundry service and bottled water are provided for our guests. There are beach chairs beach towels and our housekeeper tidies the cottage four days a week.
There is a very lovely white sand beach within easy walking distance, and we will supply canvas beach chairs, bottled water and a cooler!
There is a flatscreen TV with premium cable movie channels, excellent broadband internet
There is public transportation within a two minute walk of the house, but a rental car is perhaps a better idea, especially if you want to go out in the evening.
We inherited this property 1n 1990, it has been in the family since 1948.Christina is a retired nurse and Leonard is a retired builder whose family has been in the Bahamas since the American Revolution since 1785. We are both Knowledgeable of the country, it's geography, flora, fauna and it's history. We have two children, five grandchildren and four cats, all living in Nassau.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/08/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside on the patio only...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    The many ponds make the area unsafe for children...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Cable TV, including premium movie channels (HBO, Cinemax, Starz, Encore, video on demand...moreless

  • Video Library:

    dvd's available if you are bringing your laptop...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Not Beachfront, but Montagu beach is a ten minute walk from the cottage...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    You will find dining on the patio a big plus especially if you like birds, There is excellent outside ligh ing, and many candles...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:


  • Living Room:

    Couch, Rattan chair, small dining table, bar, linen closet, window seat....moreless

  • Parking:

    outside, in off the street parking area...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    free local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    yes, bath towels and beachtowels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    our maid will wash for you twice a week and return the items on the same day. There is no additional charge for this...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:



  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, glasses pots and pans...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Microwave. gas stove with oven, toaster,coffee maker. Pots and pans, cutlery, crockery...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    four burner stove with oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Teabags, coffee, salt pepper, sugar bottled water .Red and white Wine, beer, Vodka, Rum...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    four burner stove with oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    patio right outside the cottage with two armchairs, two teak chairs and a circular dining table. Outside lights and candles for evening relaxation...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    you are surrounded by our beautiful garden, which has five ponds, resident hummingbird and chaise longues...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    yes, 4' deep with sun and shade and outdoor shower...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


We do not offer a rental contract. We have been renting the cottage since 2008 and have not had any complaints about our payment arrangements. We will give you a 10/15% discount for rentals longer than 14 days. We will refund your deposit in full if you cancel within 30 days of your booking. I case of having to cancel for hurricane we will give you a full refund.

A 30% deposit is required, and this may be made either by banker's cheque or Paypal, and the balance is payable upon arrival or shortly thereafter

Deposit is fully refundable in case of hurricane.

We are pleased to offer you a 10% discount on bookings over ten days

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/08/2017
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Lynden Pindling International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Green parrot
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
To paradise island
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Paradise Island
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Bay Street
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Montagu Gardens
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Montagu Beach

Car: Recommended

Our cottage is situated in a quiet, residential area, in the garden of our house. The cottage has a small living room downstairs, with a bar and dining table and a kitchen with microwave gas stove with oven coffee maker and toaster,

cooking utensils crockery and glasses. There is

a very pretty patio outside with space to dine and to watch the birds, or you can choose to dine inside which is air conditioned, and has a ceiling fan. Upstairs is a queensize bed en suite bathroom and cable TV. next door to us is the Bahamas National Trust and a little further down Village Road id the Doongalik Art Gallery, which has a farmers market on Saturdays and a craft cottage which is open twice a week. There are four good restaurants close by - The Green parrot, Montagu Gardens, Luciano's

and east Villa. A rental car is recommended but if you prefer public transportation the bus stop is a two minute walk from the cottage. We provide a four day maid service, and laundry, wine and beer are also complimentary. There is Excellent 24 hour free Internet, parking and free local 'phone calls. There is a cooler, and two portable canvas beach chairs.

The small pool has both sun and shade and there are two chaise longues with cushions, and lots of towels.

Public transportation is 150 yards away .Foodstore winestore and Starbucks is a 3 minute drive away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Christina is a retired nurse, Leonard is a retired building contractor, we have two children and five grand children, and four cats.

Why the Owner Chose Nassau, Bahamas:
The house was willed to us by Leonard's father, We inherited the property in 1990, it has been in the family since 1924

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We are very proud of our beautiful garden, and we even have a black mangrove growing on the eastern side. The cottage is very comfortable and quiet, and birds are everywhere especially in the winter, when the migrant birds arrive from North America.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/08/2017

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  • Front door

    Front door

  • Bar and livingroom

    Bar and livingroom

  • Livingroom from staircase

    Livingroom from staircase

  • Window overlooking pond

    Window overlooking pond



  • Patio with Chrissie and Martha

    Patio with Chrissie and Martha



  • Cottage front door through the trees

    Cottage front door through the trees

  • Fishpond


  • Pool


  • Staircase to bedroom

    Staircase to bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Dining table

    Dining table

  • front door from bar

    front door from bar

  • Bathroom Shower

    Bathroom Shower





  • Resident hummingbird

    Resident hummingbird

  • Bluevine flower

    Bluevine flower

VRBO #322548

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 13, 2017

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