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Donereach and the Boathouse at Donereach

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The Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean from DoneReach


Last updated: 04/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6) or BoatHouse on the water (Sleeps 2)

A choice of two lovely and fully-furnished, island cottages awaits you just outside Marsh Harbour at DoneReach in the island chain known as 'the Abacos.' Located 175 miles by air due east of Palm Beach, Florida, the Abacos are the northernmost part of the Bahamas. Average temperatures in the 70's F in the Winter and in the 80's F in the Summer.

DoneReach, a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house with spectacular views over the Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean; and, DoneReach BoatHouse, our dockside, one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage provides a true 'on the water' living experience.

Situate on a hill on a peninsula virtually surrounded by the turquoise sea, DoneReach and DoneReach BoatHouse are located on a private, beach road three miles from Marsh Harbour, the third largest settlement in the Bahamas and far from the hustle bustle, the high rises, and the casinos of Nassau and Freeport. Both cottages are private, but not secluded (neither can be seen or heard from the other), and are close to all the amenities, restaurants, ferries, marinas, car, boat, bike and scooter rentals, and a variety of shops.

Two fully-stocked and modern grocery stores are just three miles from DoneReach. DoneReach is 15 minutes by taxi from Marsh Harbour's international airport and is just about 20 minutes by your rental boat or ferry from all of the out islands.

DoneReach is air conditioned and has ceiling paddle fans to supplement the nearly always-present moderating breezes. Two bedrooms have queen-size beds and one bedroom has twin beds. Large decks on both sides of the house provide alternate places to sit, read, and relax, depending upon the movement of the sun and the ever-changing winds. Beach and deck furniture is abundant.

DoneReach BoatHouse is air conditioned and has ceiling paddle fans throughout. BoatHouse is private from DoneReach is is located literally 'on the water' by the dock. A Queen size bed and all the amenities makes BoatHouse perfect for couples, whether on honeymoon or just to fall in love all over again.

Both cottages have a fully-equipped kitchen.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Smoking Allowed:

    House is open to decks for outdoor smoking...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Spectacular Long Distance Views of the Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, Private Beach, Cable TV, DVD,VCR and VHS Collection of Movies, Sea-side Saltwater Sun Pool and Waterfall, Large Decks, Hammocks and Deck Furniture, Private Dock for your rental boat, Car, Boat, Scooter and Bike Rentals are nearby as is the Ferry Dock to and from the Out Islands, Our wonderful private dock is available for your rental boat...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance calls to the USA and Canada via MagicJack...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:


  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Several rental boats places are located nearby. Information on request....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:


  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    Treasure Cay Golf is open to the public. Rental clubs are available there....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 6 - Jul 31, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Nov 4 - Apr 28, 2018
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 7.5%


Boat House rental rates for two(2) guests are: Winter (Nov thru Apr) $1,650 and Summer (May thru July) $1,850

DoneReach is closed for the season August thru October

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/20/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: We are Rusty and Nancy, expats form the northeastern USA living the dream in our island paradise. Rusty, an attorney and now a fixer of all things and Nancy, a realtor a now a fine artist decided in 2000 to literally 'quit the rat race for a slower pace', spending more time in Abaco than away from it.

Why the Owner Chose Marsh Harbour, The Bahamas:
DoneReach, an old island term meaning ' having (usually after a long journey) finally arrived at one's intended destination', was the first and only property we looked at to purchase. We fell in love with its charm and location on the Sea at first sight and that was that! After several years of renting a place for our Winter holiday we finally 'done reach home'. Since then it's been a labour of love and we have made the place not only our own but 'home' for our guests, most of whom return every year to recharge, relax and rejuvenate. Our guests are also our friends.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
DoneReach is ideally located at the 'Hub of Abaco'. Private but not secluded, close to all the desired amenities, like restaurants and medical services, comfortable and user friendly. A rental boat is all that's needed to fully enjoy all that Abaco has to offer, from snorkeling and fishing to island hopping adventures.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

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  • The Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean from DoneReach

    The Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean from DoneReach

  • DoneReach from the Sea of Abaco

    DoneReach from the Sea of Abaco

  • Living Room at DoneReach

    Living Room at DoneReach

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • DoneReach and BoatHouse from the Sugarloaf Channel

    DoneReach and BoatHouse from the Sugarloaf Channel

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This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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