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Panoramic Private Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Sleeping Loft, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

You have found the vacation property whose name says it all GEMSTONES, located in Southampton, Bermuda. Gemstones is a luxury villa on its very own private beach. Upon arrival as you approach the property all you can say is 'WOW!'. This three bedroom accommodation has an open plan design with a large balcony off the dining room where you can enjoy panoramic views of the south shore. With another balcony off the master bedroom, fresh coffee and the sunrise will start your day off just right. In the master bedroom a king sized bed, Jacuzzi, and the walk through closet will make you feel right at home. The loft serves as a forth bedding area with a king size futon that can be converted to two single beds. This property has all the comforts you will desire. Wifi available. A fully appointed Viking kitchen and a Sub Zero refridgerator, full laundry and a large back patio area for those summer bar-b-ques. Enjoy your favorite beverage as you nestle by the fireplace in the sunken living room. The breakfast nook is an additional area allowing you further relaxation. Perfect place to read a good book as you watch the waves wash in and roll out gently over the pink sand. Reverse air conditioners are located in selected areas throughout the house. This resort area has the finest restaurants and a major bus route for convenience at the top of “de hill” all within walking distance. Golfers as an additional feature this is probably the only property you can practice your driving range before you hit the courses. Greg would love to show you how to do it. Do not forget to inquiry on our private dining. Chef Greg is at your service.

Due to popular demand, we have brought our two bedroom apartment online as another vacation rental alternative. Baby Gem is located on the same property as our listing 396719 with VRBO. This two bedroom apartment accommodates 4 guests. The queen size sofa allows our maximum guest count to be 6 persons. Families of more than 8 have taken advantage of this opportunity but you must book early for this convenience. With French doors off the kitchen and another opening onto its own large covered private patio. As you gaze out to sea, this unobstructed view of the south shore leaves you in “awe”. If you yearn for peace, tranquility and space you have come to the end of your search. This reverse air conditioned unit has a full bathroom along with laundry facility which will make your vacation perfect. This resort area has the finest restaurants and a major bus route for convenience at the top of “de hill” all within walking distance. Yes, your own private beach to enjoy – Crossbay Beach only steps away. Also see our third and fully independant unit that is the Deck House. Located at the lower western end of the property. See our listing #914639. This unit is a charmimg fully appointed studio complete with a queen bed full kitched and modern bathroom.

Perfect for two.

More Details

Owner
Lorna Wilson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Lorna Wilson

Married 28 years with an adult daughter and a teenage son. Our family loves boating and cooking. Greg is a professional chef and is very passionate when it comes to food. As his assistant I select the wines.

Lorna Wilson purchased this villa in 1992

Why Lorna Wilson chose Bermuda

We built this home from the ground up. Completed 1998.

What makes this villa unique

Location, location, location.

Amenities

Southampton Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Powder Room
  • Walk through master bathroom with Jaccuzi and shower separated. Full second bathroom with tub and shower Powder Room - 1/2 bath off foyer
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Loft + Office - 1 king , Day Bed in loft
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), King Day Bed in loft (1) Pull out queen size couch in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fireplace

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(67 traveler reviews)

Panoramic Private Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Views
average rating of 4.80597 based on 67 reviews
5

Breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

This was an annual family trip for us. We like to go to different places every year, but my children kept talking about coming back here next year. The accommodations were lovely, homey and comfortable. The views were magnificent. Falling asleep and waking up to the sound of the ocean was a very peaceful and calming experience. I actually felt the stress leaving my body the very first night.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You found the magic of Bermuda....to be STILL. Lovely. See you next year Donna.
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5

AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

All I have to say is, simply AMAZING. First time using VRBO and it was simply an amazing experience. Lorna is a great host and made us feel like it was our own home. We will definitely return back to this beautiful home with spectacular views, private beach so lovely. We had a wonderful time. Our rooms were clean, comfortable and the house was quiet and beautifully decorated. Lorna was a great host and very sweet. She gave us a great advise about sightseeing. The house is 5 minutes away from all of the restaurants, hotels, moped rentals and any amenities you could want. Pictures don't do this place justice to this amazing GEM of a place. Thank you so much Lorna BTW, You will also get a ride from Sweet Sylvia from the airport. How cool is that...lol

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It seems like I blinked and we were saying goodbye. We didn't get a chance to enjoy a glass of wine. Now that is just not right. We loved the chocolates. That was so nice. Not to mention the condition you left our home. Spotless. Come back soooooon!
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5

Gemstones

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Gemstones. It was perfect for our family (three couples and one 3 year old). The house was lovely, comfortable, and well appointed, the location was very conveneint to restaurants and beaches, and the almost private Cross Bay Beach was our own slice of paradise. Lorna (and her extended family) could not have been better hosts. We will be back!

Peter and Eve McPheeters, Biddeford Pool, Maine

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guest like your family are so awesome. It is because of guest like you we have stayed in the vacation rental business so long. When large families travel together especially with child or children it can become challenging. The house was just as clean and in order as you received it. AWESOME! Thank you. Thank you for encouraging us. TOP AWARD GUEST! I am still amazed. THANK YOU.
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5

Excellent vacation rental in Bermuda

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time staying at Gemstones. It was everything we could have wanted and more. Five adults had plenty of space for work and sleep. Wonderfully stocked kitchen and the views are amazing. Beach is only steps away and is a great place to swim. Would recommend this accommodation to everyone!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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4

Perfect setting. Beautiful house. Well equiped.

  • 4 of 5

We spent 4 nights and had a great time. The setting was lovely. Access to the private beach was a real plus. The only negatives were that the house actually comprises three separate units. we occupied the main house which was above the other units. The occupants of one of the units complained about the noise we were making. We were playing cards, laughing and playing background music, not partying hard. We did not go to Bermuda to read novels and go to bed early. That said, we would go back there. The place is great.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Actually there is a total of 4 units on Gemstones with the owners occupying one of the lower units. Most of the time there is no conflicts with noise pollution but both units checked in at the same time for Rugby Week. Usually the main house always need extra rooms for family members and under circumstances like this is why we brought Baby Gem on as a further rental unit. Only conflict was the excitement of the first night. We didn't hear a thing. But thank you for being conscious of your neigboring guests the last couple of nights. Between the Squah tournments and the Rugby everyone stayed out late and had a great time. Rental of the entire property is an option if you wish to return with such a large group. By the way Richard your group were great house guest considering it was a diverse group of friends. Book early to avoid disappointment.
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5

Our Bermuda Vacation at Gemstones Condo

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely house! My 5 friends and I enjoyed the condo and the beautiful views for 4 days and nights. So close to the Cross Bay beach, just a few steps down the hill to the secluded pink sand. We didn't have the best weather, just a week after Hurricane Nicole, but the great location allowed us to see the whole island on the buses. The condo had all the supplies we needed to cook our own meals and enjoy the many balconies. Comfortable beds and plenty of towels. Lots of room to spread out and plenty of spaces to gather inside and out. I would highly recommend this property and stay here again on another vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
L.F. Wade International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Henry VIII Restaurant and Pub
Nearest Ferry
0.7 Miles
Waterlot Inn - Fairmont Southampton Resort
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Fairmont Southampton
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Henry's Pub and Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Public Beach - Horseshoe Bay Beach
Car: not necessary

Located within a 2 minute walk you will be at Gibb's Hill Lighthouse. The perfect place to see the entire islands of Bermuda. The view is amazing. Perched in the middle of two of the best resort properties in Bermuda (Fairmont Southampton and The Reef's Resort) is GEMSTONES. Another attraction is your own private chef at your request. Chef Greg is not only the owner but will be honored to prepare a meal especially for you in the privacy of your home away from home here at Gemstones. Also I invite you to view our lower unit for small groups listing 450166. Or bring another family along. (smile)

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Rates & Availability

Southampton Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 12 2017 - Sep 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 13 2017 - Sep 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 14 2017 - Sep 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 10 2017 - Oct 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 11 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 16 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Nightly Rate
Nov 27 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$675
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Service Fee $280
Cleaning Fee (1) $150

One Cleaning Fee: $150.00
Service Fee: $40.00 per day
(Electricity, cable, WiFi, phone and water service
Maximum number of guest is limited to 6 person. An additional charge of $60.00 per person per night for guest in addition to 6 will be assessed. Standard short term rental agreement will require your signature.

50% of total rate immediately
Payment in full inclusive of fees due 30 days of the Check-in Date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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