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Ocean Front, Private Swimming Pool with Miles of Sandy Beaches

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Welcome to The Gardens at Discovery Bay. You will enter the gated community and find 'Due South' right on the ocean full of fresh air and sunshine! The guest house provides the privacy you're looking for complete with 2 full bedrooms (queen size beds) and bathrooms. You will have for your convenience a laundry room, computer room, and fully equipped kitchen. There are views galore at every level, from the patio overlooking lush gardens and white beaches, to upstairs with a balcony the full width of the house. There is a bedroom on the first level with an attached full bathroom. Upstairs the bedroom has access to the balcony and there is another full bathroom on this level too. There are 2 bicycles, a kayak, and snorkel gear to enhance your outdoor fun right at the house. You can easily walk to a local popular attraction called Garden in the Groves. This is a tropical garden complete with a restaurant and wildlife, a really fun place to explore.

Also, a convenient walk on the beach will bring you to Banana Bay, relax there with your favorite beverage and local catch of the day. Transportation is available upon request at a separate charge. There is fun in store any direction you head. Come enjoy our paradise and experience any level of vacation you desire. Relax every single day by watching sunset after sunset, or go go go - your choice! Either way, you will leave refreshed and yearning to return.

More Details

Owner
Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 1, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager

Hi, I'm Lucy and my husband is John Hintz. He is a builder in Roswell, GA and also built our home here at 29 Gardens Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama. We love spending time in the Bahamas. The minute we land and breathe the fresh air we begin the melt down of relaxation that keeps us energized. We have a large family in the states, full with grandchildren too. So we are always busy. The quiet at Freeport is always welcome. Once you experience this you will know what I mean. We look forward to sharing our paradise with you.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2005

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Grand Bahama

It is a short 2 hour flight from Atlanta to Freeport. This is a shorter commute than any drive to the ocean from here. For us, it takes at least 6 hours to drive to any coast from Roswell. In Freeport, the low key island lifestyle is so different than most of the tourist spots we've visited before. When I tell you the property is picturesque, I mean it. There have been 2 weddings at our place in the past year. The ocean view is spectacular. The pool overlooks the ocean which makes entertaining simple and fun. The white sandy beach, and the crystal clear ocean is the most beautiful to be seen anywhere on earth.

Amenities

Freeport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Gated secure community, Kitchen fully complete (dishes/cooking utensils/glasses/cups, etc. all), Upper deck, lower patio, and pool overlooks full ocean view facing due south. Local transportation, maid service, Bahamian Chef/ cook available upon request and a additional price quoted upon request.

Reviews

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(10 traveler reviews)

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Ocean Front, Private Swimming Pool with Miles of Sandy Beaches
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Loved this beautiful house and location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 enjoyed a perfect week at this house. It's exceptionally private (no neighbors!) but feels safe and secure. The house is next to a public beach access so you will see people coming to walk their dogs (no one seems to stay long). Even thought it's 2 bedrooms, our 3 kids were comfortable in one room on airbeds that are provided. It was very enjoyable to walk to Banana Bay for lunch and then back to the house for more relaxation. Lucy was an easy, gracious host even allowing us to stay a day longer when our flight was canceled!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, it was a pleasure sharing our piece of "Paradise" with you all!
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5

Our stay on Grand Bahama Island

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time visiting Grand Bahama. Your home is beautiful. The guest house is spacious and clean. I love the layout and the view is spectacular.

We spent a lot of time sitting in the back by the pool and walking the beach. The beach is beautiful! You truly have a little piece of paradise.

My husband is retired from construction. He worked in concrete construction for commercial and residential. We could see all the thought and detail that went into constructing your home. Beautiful job!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for visiting and please come again!
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Chevy Chase, MD
5

Relaxing oasis-- perfect for the whole family!

  • 5 of 5

Our trip was fantastic! The photos don't do this place justice. The calm was the perfect holiday getaway to escape the stress of everyday life. Beautiful sunrise walks on the beach, a morning dip in the pool, lazy days on the beach or at Lucayan National Park, scenic sunset kayak rides, and nighttime fires... we had an amazing week! The house was clean and fully equipped with everything we needed. We had an incredible week of family bonding time, and we highly appreciated Colyn's hospitality. If you're looking for a quiet, beautiful place to spend a few days, this is the place to be!

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

Absolutely AMAZING! Even better than pics could portray.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to get away. Our family was pleasantly surprised to find a beautiful guesthouse, cold beer, water and wine in fridge when we arrived. We all enjoyed having the local mobile phone, the US phone, computer, kayak, snorkeling off the private beach, and swimming in private pool overlooking the crystal clear waters. The beach was beautiful, we spent a lot of time walking and floating in the ocean. The balcony was amazing and we had everything we could need in supplies. Colyn, the caretaker, was helpful and pleasant. I would fully recommend "Due South" if you want higher end amenities and privacy. Quick 10 min drive to grocery store and Lucayan Marketplace. Thank you John and Lucy. We have several friends who were amazed by our pics and interested in visiting your wonderful property.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best place to stay on Grand Bahama Island!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing! I cannot wait to plan another trip back to this beautiful property. I was fortunate enough to spend three weeks renting this house. The homeowners are very nice people and are easy to communicate with. They can answer any questions that you have about the island. The property manager does a great job of keeping the house clean and property maintained. Make sure to ask the property manager for fresh Stone Crab when they are in season. From the house you can walk the beach to Banana Bay for lunch and a cold drink. Thanks again!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy to share our "Paradise" with and look forward to the next time. Thank you so much and please come again and enjoy!
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This property offers everything promised in the listing and more! We loved the guest house which is very tastefully decorated and fully appointed. The owner was very easy to deal with and professional and the local property manager was the best, handling our every request quickly and with a smile.

The location is very quiet and peaceful.

We had a great time and look forward to our return asap.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Kayak, bicycles, snorkel gear, and beach towels on property for use. Popular Garden in the Groves less than 1 mile away (walking distance). The Rand and The Lucayan National Park near by.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200

$500/nt or $2500/wk
$2500/wk, $500/dy with a 3 day minimum;
Holiday Rate: $4000/wk between December 22 and January 5;
Security Deposit: $500.00 plus a $200.00 cleaning fee required;
Until confirmed, all rates are subject to change without notice;
Payment: PayPal or personal check only;
*If there is a returned personal check a $100.00 fee will apply*;

Dates available: Year Round

All rates are subject to change without notice until reservation is confirmed. A $500.00 refundable deposit + the $200 cleaning fee is due up front in order to reserve the dates requested. The remaining rent is due 1 week prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.