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DoneReach and the BoatHouse at DoneReach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

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.

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Owner
Rusty and Nancy
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Rusty and Nancy

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.

Rusty and Nancy purchased this cottage in 1989

Why Rusty and Nancy chose Abaco

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.

What makes this cottage unique

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.

Amenities

Marsh Harbour Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
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

Reviews

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DoneReach and the BoatHouse at DoneReach
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Sulphur, LA
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Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 8 fabulous days at Done Reach and couldn't have been more pleased. The property is absolutely beautiful, the pictures do not do it justice. It was very accommodating and had everything we needed to be our home away from home. We had the opportunity to spend some time with the owners Rusty and Nancy who were an absolute joy!!! We had never been to the Abaco Islands before so they were most helpful with all of our questions. I emailed them and called with several questions before we even left and they were always glad to give us tips and tricks. Would absolutely stay there again no doubt.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Marsh Harbour Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Nov 4 2017 - Apr 28 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
May 5 2018 - Jul 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night

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

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