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Chic 1 Bedroom Apt With Pool & Spectacular View. Island Living At Its Finest.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

This chic 1 bedroom apartment offers the comforts of home in a very special corner of paradise. And this year the best just got better with the property highlighting:

- floatable lounge chairs

- internet TV that allows you to bring your own internet tv accounts with you (a special amenity for Near Escape guests)

- lounge sofa that can sleep two additional people

A home purpose built for any one who wishes to 'get away from it all.' Enjoy Bermuda's beauty from this private escape and choose how connected you wish to be. The apartment includes internet access, internet tv, dvd, fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, a large shower. As a value added option an unlocked cell phone can be provided for your convenience. Bring your own SIM card or purchase a local SIM once here to avoid roaming charges. For more information about the property and how a Near Escape vacation can be tailored to holidays for intimate getaways and adventurers contact the owner.

This apartment overlooks one of Bermuda’s most idyllic settings, just off the narrows – a picturesque waterway between smith island and the mainland. Truly a sight to behold!

And even better, you will be picked up at the airport by one of Bermuda's finest cab drivers and be welcomed to your holiday retreat (travel from airport to your vacation home included in the rate).

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Why The Owner chose Bermuda

What makes this escape so special? This living space has been created specifically so it will be embraced as your home away from home. Complete with a zen garden, this apartment can be your refuge to help you recalibrate during your time away from 'the rat race' or be your recreational hub that will provide you with plenty of fun activities to enjoy while on vacation. All these elements blend together in unison to make this a place like none other.

What makes this apartment unique

Guests who have stayed at Near Escape during a full moon have witnessed the splendor of mother nature's celestial showcase like few places can offer. Book your stay around these dates and you will be in for a special treat. The full moon calendar for 2017 is as follows:

- Jan-12

- Feb-10

- Mar-12

- Apr-11

- May-10

- Jun-9

- Jul-9

- Aug-7

- Sep-6

- Oct-5

- Nov-4

- Dec-3

At least one member of the group must be over the age of 18. Guests should also be aware that a dog does reside on the property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was a pleasure meeting you. Your place was great in so many respects and we had a very relaxing time there! The view, the pool, and the quality of the unit itself were all major pluses. We really liked that it was close to St. George's but sort of secluded and private in relation to the busier areas on the island. We'd absolutely consider booking with you again if and when we return to Bermuda.
Jul 2014
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Amenities

St.George's Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Enjoy yourself and have a great time but note there is no running around the pool deck and children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • Conserve water and electricity. (Please don't leave windows open with the a/c running.)
  • All guest initiated cancellations will incur a $125 fee (irrespective of number of days before travel starts)
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
An unlocked cell phone can be provided for your convenience. Sim cards may be provided for an additional charge or you can purchase your own.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Chic 1 Bedroom Apt With Pool & Spectacular View. Island Living At Its Finest.
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 23 reviews
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We loved our stay!

  • 4 of 5

Mike's property was a beautiful place to stay in Bermuda.

When we first arrived (with the help of a friendly, helpful driver who gave us a little tour and stop at the market) we were shocked by the beauty of the view, and this allure never wore off. This place is gorgeous -- overlooking the bay and a secluded cove -- and the location of the pool is amazing!

Mike's amenities made our stay very comfortable...highlights include seats by the pool for reading, tons of Bermuda reading material and even coffee filters and kitchen details that we didn't even realize we needed until we got there.

Like all the previous reviews said, this property is breathtakingly beautiful. We were able to walk to Clearwater Beach and explore St. George's from here. Also, like other reviews said, remember that you are remote. We explored Bermuda from here every day, but used the bus system, and only made it as far to Hamilton one day just because it felt like a lot of travel time.

Overall, our trip was fantastic and super relaxing. Thanks to Mike for sharing his home with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peace of mind

  • 5 of 5

Great location with first class accommodation to match.

Mike is a great host . You're not living in a hotel but part of a small community with lush landscape and quaint country lanes. St George is about 10 min away on a scooter and shopping and restaurants abound. This part of the island offers a series of beautiful, often secluded beachs that contrast with the hustle and bustle beaches along the south shore. Overall top marks to our host and a full blown recommendation to anybody considering the home called Narrow Escape, St David's, Bermuda

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing get-a-way location

  • 5 of 5

amazing views of the sunrise from the bedroom. this was a perfect retreat for a couple who wanted to get away from things for a bit. it is off the beaten path in the best sense of the phrase. I would recommend a scooter (oleanders at st George will deliver and pick up) as this house is located in st. davids. the cooper nature preserve (and pristine beaches) is 10 minutes away and st George is about 15 minutes away. mike was very nice, accommodating, and his dog karma (mostly good) was very friendly. pool was good for the view (a tad chilly in april). we like to cook and found that we were able to prepare salmon, chicken, pasta, and fresh salad and potatoes without too much difficulty. there is a coffee maker, stovetop (no oven), and microwave. plan on going again.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This place is absolutely beautiful! Heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

We totally loved our week's stay. A great relaxing vacation! A very beautiful apartment with spectacular views. The sunset can be seen every morning from your bed!!! Mike is such a warm loving guy, who makes you feel comfortable the second you meet him. We rented a moped & travelled the entire island...then returning to this incredible hideaway! Highly recommend this amazing paradise!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

After a few days at the end of South Road with family, my girlfriend and I moved up north to 'Near Escape' and oh man...we were SO glad we made that move. Within seconds ALL our stress faded away into nothingness. Off the beaten path a bit but easy access into St George's...you will want to rent a scooter. Our host and his dog were wonderful hosts that made the retreat even more relaxing. Although our stay was a short one, I would have loved to stay a bit longer and fully decompress. The view and the pool is what it was all about. I felt like I was George Clooney looking over Lake Como, it is a million dollar view that you will enjoy. In my opinion this location is best for a couple, but it can accommodate kids if needed. It had everything we needed, beautiful big bathroom, nice efficiency living room/kitchen and beautiful big bedroom, wifi. I want to go back next week...thanks so much for the hospitality!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yearick Family State College PA

  • 5 of 5

Great View, Beautiful morning noon and night.

Pool was very refreshing and added retreat for my 2 grandchildren.

Look forward to returning some day in the future

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Crystal Caves
Swizzle Inn
"You can't leave Bermuda without trying the national drink"
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo
"A great family outing and those interested in Bermuda's local aquatic flora and fauna."
Blue Hole Park
"A great off the beaten path park and nature reserve where you can leave the cares of the wor..."
Mickey's Beach Bistro & Bar
"Dine on the beach under the stars - need to be convinced any more"
Railway Trail
"A scenic stretch on Bermuda's historic and no longer used railway trail. "
John Smith's Bay
"Great family beach for your enjoyment"
Spittal Pond Nature Reserve
"A great place to explore and see the island's Portuguese Rock (formerly know as Spanish Rock..."
Hamilton City Hall
"Bermuda's current capital city. "
Clearwater Beach
"One of Bermuda's most beautiful beaches - which you can have all to yourself"
Tempest Bistro
"Always an excellent dining choice"
Wahoo's Waterside Bistro & Patio
"Great seafood and casual dining experience"
Grotto Bay Beach Resort
"Great place to rent jet skis, kayaks and launch your aquatic adventure."
Unfinished Church
"This church stands let you imagine what it might have been. "
Rosewood Tucker's Point
"Great choice for golfers and dining"
Bailey's Ice Cream
"If you have a sweet tooth then here's the place for you. "
The Lost At Sea Memorial
Castle Harbour Golf Club
King's Warf
Carter House Museum
Pizza House Restaurant
Eliana's

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Service $75
Arrival Pick-up $40
Property Damage Protection $59

You will be picked up at the airport by one of Bermuda's finest cab drivers and be welcomed to your holiday retreat (travel from airport to your vacation home included in the rate).
If you wish to take advantage of being able to use an unlocked cell, which can save you on roaming charges, once can be made available for $10 per day up to 4 days, after which time it is provided at no cost. SIM req'd

For cancellations within the 60 day period, guests will be refunded for any days that are rebooked, less a $100 cancellation fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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