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Harbour House, Heated Pool, 2 Minute Walk to Picture Perfect Sapodilla Beach

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Welcome to Sapodilla Bay! Low tide family adventures at Sunset.

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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Relax and enjoy Harbour House at Sapodilla Bay! Recently described as one of the top 10 secluded beaches IN THE WORLD, Sapodilla Beach is truly the perfect spot for Honeymooners, Families with children or anyone looking to kick back in the incredible turquoise shallows and white sand.

Harbour House is an elevated beach-style house designed for comfort and easy socializing among the palm trees. You will find plenty of places to spread out at Harbour House whether in the sun on the front deck, the shade and cool breezes on the back deck, under the Gazebo poolside or soaking up the sun on our pool loungers. During the summer of 2013 we completed the construction of a 16' x 24' pool, gazebo and patio area on the sunny side of Harbour House to take advantage of the beautiful afternoon sun. Enjoy a morning swim in the pool before heading to the beach or hang out there all day. The patio is surrounded by lush landscaping complete with bougainvillea and palm trees and our very own lime tree offering the Caribbean ambiance you're looking for. At night be sure to turn on the pool lights and enjoy the lightshow! Another nice feature is a propane pool heater which keeps the temperature of the pool at a beautiful 82 degrees year round – perfect for those evening swims when the air temperature is in the mid 70s during the winter months.

Harbour House has been upgraded throughout yet retains the cool island feel of a beach house. The french doors front and back open wide to let the breezes through, and the decks offer spacious outdoor living areas off the living & dining rooms, surrounded by trees and indigenous vegetation. The front and rear doors and windows are louvered aluminum which allow the windows to stay open day or night securely while the beautiful cooling trade-wind breezes pass through the house.

Inside, the kitchen is where most of the socializing happens and features a beautiful granite bar area, Sapelli Mahogany cabinets and onyx pendant lights giving this space a cozy nightclub feel as you sit on the bar stools and relive your island adventures each evening. The dining table comfortably seats up to 8 people in the dining room or you can choose to dine outside on the back deck under the palm tree and blossoming Mahoe trees. You will usually share your breakfast with the resident Bahama Woodstar Hummingbirds in the morning!

The warm coral colored main bedroom features a king size bed and, for comfort, a ceiling fan as well as air conditioning if needed. The front windows are louvered which can remain open all night to let the breezes flow through the bedroom. The bathroom offers his and hers sinks and a spacious travertine marble tile and glass shower.

The second bedroom also offers a king size bed, air conditioning, ceiling fan louvered windows. The walls in this room are a soft lavender color, the perfect place for an afternoon nap when you return from the beach.

The open living room area is welcoming with traditional exposed beam vaulted ceilings, a ceiling fan and comfortable, contemporary furniture - an inviting area for all to congregate. The sectional couch has a queen size pull out bed that is very comfortable and easily made up with the half bath near-by. For inside entertainment there is a 42”' HDTV, DVD player and a bluetooth soundbar and wireless internet.

And then there is Sapodilla Bay less than a 2 minute walk to the prettiest beach on Providenciales. Spend the day building sand castles, wading through the water, floating, snorkeling, watching for turtles and just taking in the magnificent turquoise view. Don't be afraid to drag your beach chairs into the water and watch the sun slowly sink into the water to the west while you plan tomorrow's adventure - or not... this is paradise! The southwest side of Providenciales is a totally different experience compared to the Grace Bay hustle and bustle and larger surf of the north side. Even though it is the “other side” of the island you are still only a 15 minute drive from most everything Provo has to offer from horse back riding, paddleboarding, snorkeling, scuba or fishing excursions. You will find all sorts of dining experiences on Provo within minutes from Harbour House or simply walk down our back path right across the street to Las Brisas restaurant and come 'home' for an after dinner drink by the pool under the stars.

New this year is the addition of Ocean Kayak hybrid paddleboard/kayaks at the beach access. The 2 board/kayaks are available at an added fee for the week and offer the ability to paddle standing up or sitting down by converting the paddles. Very cool!

If your dates are already taken, please visit one of our other properties, Mizo Villa at 649802 on VRBO as an alternative or for larger groups Villa Cariad at 698250 or Aqua Vista 867737

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Our minimum age limit for renters is 25 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are very much welcome at Harbour House. We offer a crib and a Pack and Play for the youngest ones and a very comfortable folding cot to add to the sleeping arrangements. You will find Sapodilla Beach is the most kid friendly beach anywhere with offshore breezes and shallow, clear turquoise waters. There are rarely any waves or even choppy waters in Sapodilla Bay due to the predominantly easterly breezes. The sand on Sapodilla Beach is some of the softest anywhere in the world and, of course, makes for the best sandcastles!The front and back decks are totally enclosed so young children cannot 'escape' without Mom or Dad knowing about it. Our pool is designed with a very shallow area (18 inches) for young kids to splash around in the water and for Mom and Dad to swim in the deeper end and not worry. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you have to smoke we recommend doing so at the beach a 2 minute walk away and please don't leave the butts in the sand. Not in our house....moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    The king mattress is a pillow top that is very comfortable...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    The king mattress is a very comfortable pillow top...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Modern sofa with pullout queen sized mattress and thick pad...moreless

  • Both bedrooms have their own wall-mounted A/C units that are very efficient and very quiet. There is also a ceiling fan in each which provides ample air movement especially with the windows open to let the breezes flow in. Each bedroom lets lots of light in with 3 louvered windows and a sliding window. Each bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom for convenience and comfort....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    His and Hers sinks, large glass door and wall in shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Ensuite Bathroom off of the Guest Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Powder room located off of living space...moreless

  • The bathrooms have all been renovated with travertine vanity tops, mahogany vanities and new tile and fixtures....moreless

Other Amenities

  • I have made it a point to greet all of our guests at the airport personally. You will see one of us holding a sign for Harbour House when you walk through the exit doors. I feel this is important as we have arrived at airports and been in the middle of the mayhem looking for a cab or the rental car company. My goal is to make your arrival as simple as possible, help you load everything into your rental car and have you follow us to Harbour House. Yes, it is only a 10 minute drive to Sapodilla Bay but it makes things much easier navigating on the left side of the road and through the islands 'interesting' traffic circles. Once we get to Harbour House we will spend some time showing you through the house and, of course, guiding you down to the beach access. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Sony DVD/CD player...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    300 plus CDs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Digital Cable access offers hundreds of channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42' Samsung 1080p HiDef wall mounted flatscreen...moreless

  • Toys:

    beach toys and flotation devices...moreless

  • Video Library:

    approximately 100 DVDs...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The indoor dining area will accommodate up to 10 people when the table leaf is added. The outdoor dining area has seating for 8 people comfortably....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Split unit A/C in each bedroom...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New GE appliance...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedlinens are high quality - high threadcount white sheets...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Cell phone provided for local calls. Can take with you on excursions....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    A bath towel, facecloth and hand towel will be provided for every member of your party. A beach towel will also be supplied for every person....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New GE appliance...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is provided from the cable company and has decent throughput. Most restaurants on island have wireless internet too, ask for their password and you can stay connected that way too....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    we can recommend several fine caterers and private chefs who will cater on site...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchen is well outfitted with all necessary utensils and cookware...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    More than enough dishes and utensils for any occasion...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    GE Profile dishwasher with automatic detergent dispenser - no detergent required!...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    GE Profile Stainless Steel appliances, wine fridge, dining for up to 10 adults...moreless

  • Microwave:

    GE Profile appliance...moreless

  • Oven:

    GE Profile Stainless Steel oven....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    GE Profile Stainless Steel refrigerator with in the door icemaker and filtered water system...moreless

  • Stove:

    GE Profile Stainless Steel stove/oven. Stove is glass top surface....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Stainless Steel, 4 slicer....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front and rear wood decks are elevated and cascade down on to the pool patio at the side of the house. Dine on the back deck where the BBQ is located. You will find your own special spot to hang out! ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Provo Golf Course is a 20 minute drive...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There are 2 hybrid paddleboard/kayaks available at an added weekly fee. They will be locked down at the beach access for convenience....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Located near the pool you find our gazebo is perfect for escaping the midday sun. The lounge furniture is great to relax on and enjoy the breezes flowing through in the shade....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New Weber Barbecue...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    There are 2 hybrid paddleboard/kayaks available at an added weekly fee. They will be locked down at the beach access for convenience....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    New pool is 16 x 24 and 4.5 feet deep. Perfect for kids to play on the full width steps at one end. Perfect for adults to lounge on the steps with a drink! Enjoy the LED coloured light show at night....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016 Summer Rate
May 7 - Dec 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,679
2016 Standard Rate
Dec 3 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,571
2016 Christmas/New Year's
Dec 24 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,200
2017 Standard Rate
Jan 7 - May 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,571
2017 Summer Rate
May 6 - Dec 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,857
2017 Standard Rate
Dec 2 - Dec 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,571
2017 Christmas New Years
Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay

$4,400
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,571

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 12%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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Location

  • Las Brisas Restaurant

    "As Las Brisas is literally a 2 minute walk from Harbour House, it is a gem to have a full me..."

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  • Graceway IGA Supermarket

    "You will find everything you need at Graceway IGA on Leeward highway. They are set up like a..."

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  • Yoshi's Sushi Bar

    "Truly one of the best restaurants on Provo and one of the best Sushi restaurants I have been..."

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  • Bugaloo's

    "Bugaloo's in Five Cays is a newer addition to the south side restaurant seen. You will find ..."

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  • Sapodilla Bay

    "A two minute walk from Harbour House, this is the most serene and beautiful beach I have bee..."

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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Providenciales International Airport (PLS)
250 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Las Brisas
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Heaving down rock, Leeward
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Provo Golf & Country Club
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Leeward Highway
250 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Las Brisas
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Sapodilla Bay Beach

Car: Recommended

kiteboarding, bonefishing, paddleboarding

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: When we married while vacationing in Antigua, my wife and I started to dream of how we were going to one day live in the Caribbean. After that first warm trip together we traveled to Maui, Dominican Republic, BVI, St. Lucia, Barbados, Mexico and a few other warm destinations until we found Providenciales. We were immediately stricken with the innumerable colors of the water and practically deserted beaches and knew that this was it. After two weeks of playing in 85 degree ocean water, we went home, listed the house, sold the cars and most of our furniture and moved to 'Provo' 3 months later - just to try it out for a few months. That was over a decade ago and we have not regretted our decision. As simple as it sounds, I enjoy getting up in the morning and not having to decide how many layers of clothes I will need to walk the dog! I don't own 4 seasons of clothes like I did at home and I can BBQ any darned day of the week. I traded my skis for sailing which I can also do any day of the week! Above all else though, we have grown in so many directions due to the friends we have made and the many, many people we have met from all corners of the earth. We cherish our local island friends and the fact that they have welcomed us to live here and make our new lives in their country. We encourage you as visitors to say Hello to a Turks islander at every opportunity and enjoy the friendly smile and humor that will undoubtedly follow. Enjoy your time in our island home - we are delighted to share the experience with you.

Why the Owner Chose Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands:
It's really all about being able to walk to the beach in less than 2 minutes and straight into the water - no hills to climb or treacherous hikes across rocks to get to the beach. Or to gaze out at how the sun lights up the shallows into 'electric turquoise'. Or to look up at the plane passing overhead and realize that the turquoise undercarriage is actually the water reflecting up on a white undercarriage! Provo is blessed with many miles of sandy beaches but Sapodilla Beach is a special stretch with its own character and amenities. Don't forget that the sun sets over the water most of the year on this side of the island and you will see the 'green flash'. If you've never heard of or seen the green flash it is your job to now find out more.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Harbour Gates is a closed community with one access into the neighbourhood which results in hardly any traffic. This makes the short walk to your beach access safe and unimpeded where your beach chairs are waiting for you. Sapodilla Beach on Sapodilla Bay is a public beach with 7 private homes built on it. This means that the beach is never crowded and there are no resorts nearby. Sapodilla Bay is a safe harbour for passing sailboats making their way down through the islands or back home again. Keep your eyes open for the resident turtles that surface just beyond the shallows or the occasional stingray or dolphins. The wind is predominantly from the east so west facing Sapodilla Bay is mostly flat and docile - perfect for kayaking or stand up paddle boarding. Although we are not on the beach, the open concept and vaulted ceilings of our house make this feel like a true beach house. Our bungalow is elevated 6 feet off the ground with decks front and back. The foundation incorporates a 25,000 gallon cistern replenished by capturing rain water from the roof. We rarely require A/C due to the constant breezes and laundry can be dried on the shaded clothes lines under the house. We try to be as 'green' as we can and the island is better for it. The addition of the pool, patio and gazebo in 2013 offers our guests their choice of playing at the beach or playing in the pool or both! We have creating a courtyard atmosphere poolside where you can soak in the sun or hang out in the shade of the gazebo or palm trees. The pool means you will never be too far away from the ice and the blender for another slushy drink! We hope you enjoy your stay!


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Photos

  • Welcome to Sapodilla Bay! Low tide family adventures at Sunset.

    Welcome to Sapodilla Bay! Low tide family adventures at Sunset.

  • Our lounge furniture around the pool is very comfortable

    Our lounge furniture around the pool is very comfortable

  • Open, airy and comfortable livingroom area with queen-sized sofa bed

    Open, airy and comfortable livingroom area with queen-sized sofa bed

  • Dining for up to 8 people inside at the dining table

    Dining for up to 8 people inside at the dining table

  • Beautifully renovated Master Ensuite

    Beautifully renovated Master Ensuite

  • The heated pool (winter months) and patio area will be a welcome after the beach

    The heated pool (winter months) and patio area will be a welcome after the beach

  • Spectacular Sapodilla Bay a 2 minute walk! Lounging at it's best at low tide!

    Spectacular Sapodilla Bay a 2 minute walk! Lounging at it's best at low tide!

  • Lazy afternoons in the shade of the gazebo poolside.

    Lazy afternoons in the shade of the gazebo poolside.

  • Yes, that is what Sapodilla Bay really looks like! Come and enjoy the calm.

    Yes, that is what Sapodilla Bay really looks like! Come and enjoy the calm.

  • Sapodilla Bay is the best spot for those coveted sunset shots and 'green flash'!

    Sapodilla Bay is the best spot for those coveted sunset shots and 'green flash'!

  • Paddleboarding on Sapodilla Bay. Oscar the Dog not included!

    Paddleboarding on Sapodilla Bay. Oscar the Dog not included!

  • Cross the road to Las Brisas for lunch and a for a boat ride in Chalk Sound

    Cross the road to Las Brisas for lunch and a for a boat ride in Chalk Sound

  • Lush landscaping around the pool and a palm tree for shade while you swim.

    Lush landscaping around the pool and a palm tree for shade while you swim.

  • With great amenities and a 2 minute walk to the beach Harbour House is your TCI base of operations!

    With great amenities and a 2 minute walk to the beach Harbour House is your TCI base of operations!

  • Beautiful kitchen offers GE Profile appliances and all amenities

    Beautiful kitchen offers GE Profile appliances and all amenities

  • Master bedroom offers a kingsized bed and wonderful breezes or A/C if desired

    Master bedroom offers a kingsized bed and wonderful breezes or A/C if desired

  • Second Bedroom offers very comfortable Kingsized bed, A/C and ensuite bathroom

    Second Bedroom offers very comfortable Kingsized bed, A/C and ensuite bathroom

  • Harbour House pool and patio at Happy Hour!

    Harbour House pool and patio at Happy Hour!

  • The beautiful bouganvillea herald your arrival at Harbour House in Sapodilla Bay

    The beautiful bouganvillea herald your arrival at Harbour House in Sapodilla Bay

  • Open air dining on our back deck seats 8. You will love dining under the stars.

    Open air dining on our back deck seats 8. You will love dining under the stars.

  • Harbour House nestled in the trees between Chalk Sound and Sapodilla Beach

    Harbour House nestled in the trees between Chalk Sound and Sapodilla Beach

  • Morning sun looking west of our beach access and not a soul in sight!

    Morning sun looking west of our beach access and not a soul in sight!

  • Another calm sunset over Sapodilla Bay

    Another calm sunset over Sapodilla Bay

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 2016

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