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Magnificent 9-Bedroom Beachfront Compound w/ Private Pool French Leave Beach

Sleeps25
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms11
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

9 Bedrooms, 11 Baths, Sleeps 25

Lush Life is the best house on the best beach in the best town on Eleuthera. It is the most popular vacation rental on the island, a property with an ideal layout for multiple families, reunions, and small weddings.

This luxurious beachfront compound is located directly on the pristine, pink-sand French Leave Beach, which has been ranked among the top 20 beaches of the world. There are just a few other houses on this mile-long beach. It's usually deserted. The water here is famously calm, with a perfect sandy bottom and spectacular snorkeling just offshore.

Lush Life was the setting for the Tyler Perry/Janet Jackson film, ''Why Did I Get Married Too'', which was shot on location in the house and on its beach, pool, and grounds.

Lush Life has a total of four structures with 9 bedrooms, 11 baths, 4 kitchens, beautifully landscaped grounds, and a large heated pool. Full maid service twice a week is included, as is a nearby caretaker. Other staff including a selection of cooks and chefs, are available upon request.

The proximity of the compound to the water, accentuated by multiple seating areas on and almost on the beach, as well as a new, large “Sky Box” built over a dune, offer unparalleled opportunities to drink in the beauty of one of the most stunning beaches in the world.

Situated in the prestigious Banks Road, where Governors Harbour’s great estates are located, Lush Life is less than a mile from Tippy's famous beachfront restaurant and bar, the new “1648” restaurant, Da Perk, Bacchus Fine Foods, and the historic town of Governor’s Harbour.

The houses at Lush Life were exquisitely designed, and built to the most exacting modern standards of workmanship. They feature Brazilian hardwood floors, cypress cedar ceilings, custom tile, electronic mini-split air-conditioning systems, and decor by one of the Bahamas' premier interior designers. The home is continuously upgraded and maintained to the highest standards that an out island setting allows.

Lush Life is rented to just one group at a time. The compound consists of the following structures:

The Main House: This magnificent Bahamian Colonial mansion has 4 king bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, and sleeps 8. The large great room, hall, formal dining room, and expansive veranda look directly out upon French Leave Beach. The extraordinary kitchen would satisfy any master chef, and is designed to handle the largest dinner parties. It is equipped with two large refrigerators, giant freezer, gas range, and more.

The Guest Cottage: This cottage has two king-bedroom suites, 3 baths, and a full kitchen. It overlooks the pool and has ocean views. Is connected to the Bunk Room and Studio Apartment.

The Bunk Room: This structure, connected to the Guest Cottage on one side and the Studio Apartment on the other, consists of a large bedroom and private bathroom. The bedroom is furnished with 3 bunk beds and 3 trundle beds, sleeping up to 9 children.

The Studio Apartment: This cozy cottage with views across the pool at the beach and ocean, is linked to the Bunk Room. It has a large living/bedroom area with a four-poster king bed, a kitchen, and a private bathroom.

The Pool Cabana: This bright one-bedroom house is on the beach and beside the pool. It has a king bedroom, a large living room, and a full kitchen and bath.

Lush Life comes with everything you need to enjoy your stay on Eleuthera including flat-screen satellite TVs with DVD players, high-speed internet with WIFI, desktop computer, free VOIP telephone line, books, and games, heated pool, gas grill, outdoor ping pong, kayak, and surf board.

More Details

Property Manager
Matthew Simon
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2018

Amenities

Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 11 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • 8 King beds, 6 Twin beds, 3 Other beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beachfront location. Heated pool. Equipment includes kayak, surfboards, books and games. Housekeeping two days a week is included.

Reviews

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Magnificent 9-Bedroom Beachfront Compound w/ Private Pool French Leave Beach
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
Hinesburg, VT
5

Top notch house and location

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had 15 people staying at the Lush Life for 10 days to celebrate my 50th birthday. The house and property are beautiful and well maintained. The beach is incredible and our only wish is that we could have spent more time there. Skip and his staff were great and we thoroughly enjoyed the house band so much we asked them back for a second night! It was an incredible vacation and we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: Eleuthera Vacation Rentals, Inc.
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Holland, MI
5

Fun Filled Family Trip

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We traveled with 3 generations -24 people: 10 adults & 14 kids ages 1 through 14. Lush Life was the perfect setting. We had more than enough space to spread out while also having plenty of large gathering rooms. The beach is beautiful and perfect for swimming, skim boarding, snorkeling, surfing, walking, napping and digging for crabs. The pool was the perfect temperature. We never ran out of beach towels even though the kids often misplaced theirs throughout the day. The corn hole games were a hit. Looking out at the beautiful ocean never got old. My only complaint would be housekeeping. The contract said 2 days of full cleaning and turn-down service on other days but until I asked for this, the home was only going to be cleaned one time-I had to ask twice to make sure this happened. Not a huge deal but since it was offered, we were expecting it. Overall a wonderful home and experience.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Truly Lush

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a marvelous time at Lush Life. The property was marvelous and even though we had poor weather for our first week it was still great. The pool and bunkhouse was perfect for the kids and the house had plenty of room and much comfort. The staff was excellent... Tepau, Ricardo, and Milla were so attentive and the housekeeping staff did an excellent job.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Eleuthera Vacation Rentals, Inc.
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Denison, TX
5

FABULOUS!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Went for my birthday celebration with 15 friends. Never felt crowded! More than enough for everyone to spread out.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Eleuthera Vacation Rentals, Inc.
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5

Absolute Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

beautiful location, privacy, great property mgmt. and team! Lovely community everyone is super friendly!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Lush Life was everything and more. Upon arrival, the staff took our bags directly to our rooms. The house was absolutely beautiful. Better than the pictures. I had never rented a vacation home that had a staff and I was uncomfortable at first because I felt guilty that they had to do the work. But I quickly adjusted. They packed our coolers, refilled the ice, garbage, set up chairs and towels everyday. These are just some of what they did for us. Whenever we needed something, they either answered our questions or gave us what we needed. They quickly became like part of the group. We only went out to eat once at Tippy's (which was awesome) because it is extremely expensive and why bother when you have this beautiful kitchen to cook in. On the morning of our departure the staff came and took our bags and loaded them in the car. It was truly an amazing trip and we've done many as a group! Thanks to the whole staff, the owner for building a beautiful property and Matt and Tara, the people we rented through. They were just as amazing!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Notes

  • Rates are for the first 12 guests. For each additional guest, add $500/week. Babies under 2 are free.
    Note: We set the rates this way to make the house more affordable for small groups who use less utilities and create less wear and tear.

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