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New Modern 'Green' Villa With Panoramic Views, Pool And Just Steps To The Beach

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

ICONIC 6 BEDROOM, 7 BATH MODERN HOUSE: POOL AND PANORAMIC VIEWS OF OCEAN AND SEA

NEW HEIGHTS is a spectacular, modern, three-level residence, just steps from the beach. It features a private pool, a shared dock and tennis court and a private gazebo on the beach. The main house’s four bedrooms comfortably sleep eight and can accommodate 18 should you reserve its attached apartment.

INDOOR/OUTDOOR LIVING WITH GREAT VIEWS

Another feature that separates New Heights from other residences is the quantity and quality of outdoor and indoor living areas. The contemporary custom design features indoor and outdoor living and dining areas, with eight outside verandas, patios, and balconies, each of which offers a stunning view of the water. The house was designed to create places where people can gather, like the Great Room, Grand Loggia, Pool and Patio. It was also designed to provide spots where a person can curl up with a good book.

New Heights also has breathtaking sunrise and sunset views. The most prominent of these is from the Grand Loggia which occupies the top fourth of the house, looking out at the Atlantic and the Sea of Abaco.

OPEN CONCEPT LIVING

We designed the Great Room to feature an open floor plan for the main living area, using 14 nine-foot french doors and a kitchen with two ten-foot islands, providing unobstructed views of the pool, ocean, and sea. It has one of the most fully equipped chef's kitchens available, including a prep island with seating for five in Philippe Starck chairs. The kitchen also includes a separate coffee/juicing station, beverage storage for 40 bottles, a butler’s pantry including a wine fridge, bar and desk.

The main dining area seats 10 under a large covered veranda with ceiling fans and sunset views. The dining deck wraps around to a furnished patio that joins the forty-foot long pool. The Grand Loggia typifies the house’s openness. It is a perfect spot for larger gatherings or for lounging with a flat-screen TV and a full bar. Star-gazing from the loggia is breathtaking.

POOL OR BEACH?

Around the pool, there are various sets of chaises and a patio with modern plush sofas and chairs. For beachside lounging, there is a private covered gazebo with double bed cushioned chaises. Additional Adirondack chairs and ottomans can be brought down to the beach by the property manager.

LUXURIOUS PRIVATE SPACES

Each of the four bedrooms in the main residence opens onto a private balcony with stunning water views. One bedroom has private seating and another has a covered day bed on a veranda. All bedrooms have custom-designed beds and furniture with ample bedside lighting and all have french doors and screens so you can be lulled to sleep by the relaxing sound of the surf.

The residence has six bathrooms, including a half bath on the main floor. It also has a luxury outdoor shower with an extra-large soapstone sink to wash the sand off of all your treasures from the sea. On the third level, enjoy views of Surfer’s Beach from the master bath’s modern egg-shaped tub. The master bath also features a mosaic tiled shower. All other bathrooms are tiled in marble or travertine and all full-size baths have extra-large walk-in showers.

FOR LARGER PARTIES

Along with the main residence, New Heights has an independent entry apartment with two bedrooms, one with a queen-sized bed and a flat-screen TV, and the other with bunk beds. The bunk room includes two double bed bunks (four beds) designed with adults in mind. Each bed has independent lighting and electrical outlets. The apartment has a full bath and kitchenette. The apartment also has its own dedicated patio outside with separate entrances to both bedrooms.

A QUICK ESCAPE TO ANOTHER WORLD

Guana Cay is an hour flight from several Florida east coast cities and a thirty-minute ferry ride from Marsh Harbor. Leave behind the traffic lights, shopping malls and crowded beaches. Indulge in the unspoiled natural beauty of the island and its waters, while enjoying a secluded setting — or step into your golf cart and drive five minutes or less to restaurants and the Settlement scene.

More Details

Owner
Mary and Tim Boyle
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Mary and Tim Boyle

Mary and Tim Boyle are a couple from Shaker Heights, Ohio. Mary is an interior designer and furniture designer who put her stamp on New Heights through her unique designs. Tim is an avid cook and fisherman and we equipped a kitchen with all the amenities. We hope you enjoy your time at New Heights as much as we do.

Mary and Tim Boyle purchased this house in 2014

Why Mary and Tim Boyle chose Great Guana Cay

On our first visit to Guana, we were looking for a space on which to build a modern, eco-friendly house with easy beach access, a dock and views of the water. The spot we found was the perfect combination. The iconic modern house we built is situated to take advantage of the ample winds, the rising and setting of the sun and moon and provides water views from every room.

What makes this house unique

New Heights is an uncommon property among the Abacos. Its architecture, decor and setting place it among only a few residences available for rental. It is both grand and intimate. One can entertain there, or find a quiet pristine place to take in the natural beauty of the island.

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Amenities

Great Guana Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower with soapstone sink
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , custom bed with private balcony custom built-in in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , balcony with covered outdoor day bed, walk-in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , private balcony, french doors, custom built-in in closet.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , private balcony, french doors, walk-in closet
    Apartment Bedroom - 1 queen , french doors to private patio, TV, walk-in closet
    Bunk Room sleeps 8 adults - 4 double , two sets of bunk beds, two closets, private patio
  • All beds are custom-designed and all bedrooms have seating areas. Feather and hypo-allergenic pillows available. Feather and hypo-allergenic comforters/duvets are available. All bedrooms have French doors with screen doors. All beds have a view of the Atlantic or the Sea in the main house. Lower level bedroom and bunk rooms have views of the gardens.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • marina
  • reefs
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Our caretaker will pick you up at the ferry dock and check you into the house when you arrive. The caretaker can do so in your rented golf cart if you arrange it in advance. Groceries can be purchased on your behalf by our caretaker in advance of your arrival for an additional fee. Housekeeping can be provided on a daily or twice a week basis at an additional fee.

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New Modern 'Green' Villa With Panoramic Views, Pool And Just Steps To The Beach
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews
5

Exceptional design with breath taking views

  • 5 of 5

This home is fantastic - breath taking views from every room. The floor plan worked very well for our large group. There are numerous outdoor spaces to take advantage of the fantastic ocean breezes; we especially enjoyed the second floor loggia. The attention to detail is evident throughout from every piece of furniture to the very well equipped kitchen. The design is contemporary but warm and wonderfully refreshing. It far exceeded our expectations.

We all loved the home as well as the island of Great Guana Cay. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the home and is world class. Nippers and Grabbers were both fun places with good food and great drinks. The boat docks were very convenient as well. It was a wonderful location for us - loved exploring the islands and then returning to our own private paradise.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The House was wonderful for 6 couples to celebrate a friends retirement.

  • 5 of 5

Kitchen had everything needed for our meal preparation. The views from every room was amazing. The pictures online are spot on. Exceptional vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spectacular--Panoramic--Comfortable--Clean

  • 5 of 5

New Heights, Great Guana Cay, Abacos

A review of one of the most outstanding villas we have ever rented.

Four couples shared this most magnificent home in the Abacos in early August.

Let me preface our review with the following excerpt from the New Heights Website:

“New Heights truly takes your adventure to the next level. Built in 2014, New Heights is a modern, three-level residence that sits high on the pristine island of Great Guana Cay. The spectacular home offers panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Sea of Abaco and is only a short walk from the third largest coral reef in the Northern Hemisphere. New Heights seamlessly blends the exterior with the interior, offering eight outside verandas, patios, and balconies.”

NO! That is not marketing hype — it is absolute truth.

Ok. So what can we say. Well…

• “Spectacular”? YES

• “Panoramic”? YES

• Comfortable? YES

• Clean? YES

• Luxurious? YES

• Spacious? YES

• Great Views? YES

• Great Pool? YES. Especially since the location is in the shade after sunning all day in the Abaco water.

• Star Gazing on the beach, our private beach? YES

• A great price for a site like this? YES. YES. YES. YES.

…and more…

• Private bathrooms and showers for each of the four couples in their rooms? YES

• Convenient location to the wharf, the ferry, stores and the many restaurants on the Cay? YES

• Convenient to cook at home? YES

• A kitchen that is so well-equipped that it probably puts many folks’ kitchens at home to shame? YES. YES. YES.

• A 24-hour Caretaker on site or just a text/call away? YES

Oh, the list just continues. Browse the website and see for yourself that what we, the four couples, experienced was EVEN MORE than what the excellent video and tour shows.

And don’t forget that the owner is just a phone call/text/email away. Always there to respond if needed.

• Would we return to the Abacos again? YES. YES. YES.

• Would we return to New Heights again? ABSOLUTELY YES and YES and YES.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Guana vacation 7/28/17-8/4/17

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at New Heights!!! All of the rooms and bathrooms are beautifully decorated, spacious and comfortable. There were 8 of us and we never felt crowded. The views are stunning from every room in the home. Everything you would need is there! just bring your swim suit,flip flops, shorts and just hang out!!

Doug, the onsite care taker, was so helpful to arrange for taxi service in Marsh Harbor and even had our carts waiting at the dock in Guana when we got off of the ferry. Millie, the housekeeper was so kind and generous and came in throughout the week to clean, this was really an indulgence!

As our family is expanding, we hope to bring the grand babies back with us next year!

Thank you again Mary and Tim for sharing your home with us....

Joy Dedeaux

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best house on Guana!

  • 5 of 5

The house is unbelievable! Details details details. I travel and go into situations very guarded. Not with this house. And Doug the property manager/concierge. He will handle any situation or want. When I go back this is the only house I will ever stay. Thank you Mary and thank you Doug!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning property

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing! Ocean or bay views from every bedroom and the living spaces. The design of the house, both how it was sited as well as the interior spaces, was obviously done by a professional as every view as well as every nook and cranny seems to follow a consistent design approach.

As stunning as the pictures on the site are, they aren't able to represent the feel of the place. We are making plans to return and spend a little longer next time.

P.S. we loved the pool!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250 + Tax
Changeover housekeeping $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 7.5%

Lower Level Studio apartment: Sleeps 10 total/ Two bedrooms/ Main bedroom sleeps two/ Bunk room has four double beds, sleeps 8/ Full bathroom with shower/ Kitchenette/ Private patio with dining. Seperate entrance to both bathrooms. Seperate entrance to bathroom. Weekly rate: $2,480.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.