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Guest house 100' from the water line and the large, screened porch out front.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Beachfront, Private House - 1 Bdrm+Loft Bdrm & 1.25 Baths (Best for a couple).

Secure, beachfront, guest house, one bedroom with high quality queen bed, full bathroom with large shower, fully equipped kitchen, bar, living room with flat screen Cable TV, DVD with about 200 DVD's, WiFi, and a large screened porch.
The loft has a full size bed, seating and sink/vanity. The house is ideal for a couple, but can sleep four.

This is a small, clean, modern house next to a classic island home on over 3 acres of private property. The property extends from the road to the beach in a quiet, safe area of Sandy Bay, at Spooky Channel in the Marine Reserve - includes use of the dock.

We recently furnished the house with modern and custom furniture (inside and on the deck), new linens, electronics, dishes, cutlery, kitchen appliances and BBQ.

We, the owners, live on-site in a classic island house and are available to provide information, arrange transportation and activities, borrow cooking ingredients/utensils and assist you any way we can to make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.


We personally pick you up at the airport, take you to the grocery store, then to the guest house. We provide information about the guest house, the area, the island, and answer any questions. We will bring you back to the airport at the end of your vacation and can print any tickets/boarding docs.

You are welcome to the fruit from any of our trees/bushes on-site. We have coconuts (year around), cashews, papayas, mangos, nonis, breadfruit, bananas, plantains, soursop, starfruit, avocados and hot peppers (seasonally).

• Swimming, snorkeling and world class diving is easily accessible on the coral reef right out front, use of the dock included with fresh water shower and covered area.

• We are ideally located 10 minutes from West End, where you’ll find many dive centers, restaurants, beach bars, shopping, and small grocery stores and also 10 minutes from Coxen Hole, the major town on the island.
• Large, screened porch with seating, table, lighting.
• Air conditioning in the bedroom, ceiling fans throughout, mobile fan, reading lights.
• Fully equipped kitchen, modern appliances, filtered water/water cooler
• Washing machine (w/detergent) and clothes line off the deck
• Free internet access on-site and cell phone (phone provided with 20-30 minutes locally and to the US/Canada about the same price). You buy extra, inexpensive minutes.
• 2 person kayak, 2 mountain bikes, beach lounge chairs, hammock, snorkel marker, floatation devices, some snorkel equipment, beach front picnic facilities, horseshoes, volleyball - all included, (guitar and djembe drum available upon request).
• On deck is a gas BBQ (charcoal BBQ and fire pit available).
• 32” flat screen TV with local cable. DVD player and DVD library with about 200 movies, speakers for mp3 hookup, radio.

To enjoy your stay, you must be OK with dogs. We have 2 dogs that are good with guests but do bark when unfamiliar people or dogs come around, but they provide great security.

Direct flights to Roatan are currently available from Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Toronto and Milan. Main carriers are United and Delta, and American from the US and Sunwing or Air Transat from Canada.

Keywords: villa, bungalow, beach, ocean, private, house, scuba, snorkeling, quiet
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside or on the deck only...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Loft: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • 1 Queen size bed custom pedestal bed with built in drawers and matching night stands with reading lights. 1 Full size bed in the loft. Single bed or cot available....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • All available on-site, no charge: Our two person ocean kayak with high quality back supports and ergonomic handles (large dry bag and life jackets available). Hammock can be put up in the shade on request. Snorkel marker float for safety and boogie board for rest stops if not using the kayak Our two mountain bikes (helmets available). Private beach volleyball court can be set-up in the front yard. Guitar available on request...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    See pictures from the deck and front yard....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Caribbean seashore is 100' from your deck...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    4 person bar seating and deck eating areas...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Separate mini-split for bedroom....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Clothes lines only (indoor and outdoor ones)....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Avaialable by request...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free via Voip at the main house or cell phone provided with about 20-30 minutes of calling (rechargeable)....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High-speed wi-fi included...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Quality linens new in 2015...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch, love seat, chair, 32' flat screen and DVD with about 200 videos, speakers for MP3, radio, fans ......moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Local and long distance at very reasonable rates. We provide initial 20-30 minutes, Buy additional minutes....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Park behind your house in our private driveway...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Free via Voip at the main house or cell phone provided with about 20-30 minutes of calling (rechargeable)....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty - including beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Newer machine with laundry soap free for guests....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High-speed wi-fi included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything to make great meals. If you don't see it, ask next door....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything needed for 4 people....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee grinder, coffee maker, toaster, espresso machine, food processor, blender.......moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, oil, basic spices and condiments, local preserves, paper towels, dish soap, toilet paper, some toiletries......moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Bottled water and ice from it included. Most condiments, salad dressings.... ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove/oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    2 mountain bikes...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large, screened porch with deck furniture...moreless

  • Golf:

    We are members of the 18 hole golf course - the Black Pearl. You can come golfing as our guest at friends and family rate or just come to the club for lunch and sit by the pool or the beach for free!...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 person good quality ocean kayak - dry-bag, tie up and life-jackets available....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Houses on private 3 acres with fruit trees, ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ, charcoal BBQ on request...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Kayak, dry bag, floating snorkel marker, life jackets, boogie boards, reef shoes, some snorkel gear, cooler - all included....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Holidays - High Season
Nov 19 - Apr 15, 2017
5 night min stay
$175
$1,180 $4,400
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$145
$990 $3,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 19%

Notes:

Rates are for one to two people, additional $100/week for extra guests.

$100 extra fro Christmas, New Years and Easter weeks.

Not suitable for children.

Pick-up at airport, drop off and many household items included (including bottled water, paper products, soaps, spices, condiments...)

40% down to secure the house

60% due 45 days prior to arrival

Refundable deposit if cancelled and able to re-rent ($75 handling fee)


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

6 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Roatan airport
0.4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
El Passo
12 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
To mainland
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
World Class 18 hole course
0.4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
El Passo
Sandy Bay, Honduras
Nearest Beach
Front yard

Car: Not Necessary

The guest and our classic, island house are the only houses on our private, 2 1/2 acres from road to beach. There are many fruit trees, and plants that you are welcome to.

The reef is just 150' and is at the famous Spooky Channel with lots of marine life for divers & snorkelers.

Carambola Gardens are less than a mile walk or $1.00 per person taxi ride.

No car necessary as taxi's run on the main road every couple minutes and are very inexpensive.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Al and I (Sandra) have been married 27 years. We retired from hectic careers in Western US and Canada in 2007. We love animals and help local people care for their animals and coordinate veterinary care. Sandra is working on a masters degree in holistic nutrition. We love our life in Roatan and like to share our piece of paradise with guests.

Why the Owner Chose Sandy Bay, Honduras:
We have been certified divers since 1993. We knew we wanted to live in the Caribbean and fell in love with Roatan in 1997. We found our dream property with an old island home on the beach in 2001. It is just our house and the guest house on our 3 acres from road to beach. No need to walk through other neighborhoods. We recently decided to rent our guest house that was built in 2007, but finished/upgraded in 2011 andnow upgrade continually.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The beach is right out your front door. You can quietly relax in a hammock or lounge chairs on our private part of the beach. There is no local access through this property and rarely motor vehicles on the beach here. Snorkel or take the kayak out about 150 yards to Spooky Channel or just swm from the dock out front. Anthony's Key and Roatan Institute of Marine Science is just 1/4 mile away. It's quiet but centrally located within 10 minutes and a dollar and a half taxi ride to both West End or Coxen Hole.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

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Photos

  • Guest house 100' from the water line and the large, screened porch out front.

    Guest house 100' from the water line and the large, screened porch out front.

  • Guest house and beach from the private driveway.

    Guest house and beach from the private driveway.

  • Horses from Anthony's Key on the beach out front.

    Horses from Anthony's Key on the beach out front.

  • Sunset from your screened porch.  Picnic table and fire-pit right out front.

    Sunset from your screened porch. Picnic table and fire-pit right out front.

  • New living room furniture, summer 2015

    New living room furniture, summer 2015

  • Living room, kitchen and loft from the entrance glass doors.

    Living room, kitchen and loft from the entrance glass doors.

  • Loft bedroom with sink, fan and sitting area.

    Loft bedroom with sink, fan and sitting area.

  • Bathroom - main floor with extra large shower.

    Bathroom - main floor with extra large shower.

  • Al roasting cashews from our trees in the back field.  Cashew season March-May.

    Al roasting cashews from our trees in the back field. Cashew season March-May.

  • Zoe after her bath

    Zoe after her bath

  • Annual catch&release fishing tournament. Al caught it within sight of our house

    Annual catch&release fishing tournament. Al caught it within sight of our house

  • From the deck of the guest house.  The reef and Caribbean Sea right out front.

    From the deck of the guest house. The reef and Caribbean Sea right out front.

  • Lawnchairs, beachtowels and snorkel gear included.  Spooky channel out front.

    Lawnchairs, beachtowels and snorkel gear included. Spooky channel out front.

  • View from your private deck.

    View from your private deck.

  • Our house and guest house from just in front of the reef.

    Our house and guest house from just in front of the reef.

  • View from the screened porch.

    View from the screened porch.

  • Living room from the loft over the fully equipped kitchen.

    Living room from the loft over the fully equipped kitchen.

  • Kitchen and stairs to the loft.

    Kitchen and stairs to the loft.

  • Main bedroom with AC, fans and reading lights.

    Main bedroom with AC, fans and reading lights.

  • Private backyard with fruit/net trees.  You can pick and eawhatever is in season

    Private backyard with fruit/net trees. You can pick and eawhatever is in season

  • Zoe and Mia (Ying anf Yang) in the front yard

    Zoe and Mia (Ying anf Yang) in the front yard

  • Hummingbird feeder outside the screened porch.

    Hummingbird feeder outside the screened porch.

  • Al and one of the World Vets members at AKR dolphin encounter and open swim.

    Al and one of the World Vets members at AKR dolphin encounter and open swim.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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