Charming Self Contained Cottage in Quiet Residential Area,
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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, cable TV, 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 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
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- Queen size Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Shower sink and toilet
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- 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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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 three good restaurants close by - Greek, Oriental and Bahamian. 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. There is also a hot and cold shower.
Public transportation is 150 yards away .Foodstore winestore and Starbucks is a 3 minute drive away.
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.
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Bar and livingroom
Livingroom from staircase
Window overlooking pond
Patio with Chrissie and Martha
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Cottage front door through the trees
Staircase to bedroom
front door from bar
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This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016
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