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Beautiful Decor, Centrally Located, Amazing Swimming Beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2.5 baths

Green Shutters is a three bedroom cottage located in the center of town, close to restaurants, shops and dock access. This unique gem possesses an old world charm with all the modern amenities needed to enjoy a complete island vacation. The beach is just out your front door 60 feet away from the house. It is the best swimming beach on the island — private and calm with turquoise blue water. Swim, snorkel or just lie out and enjoy the island breeze.

Throughout the house are lots of windows, hardwood floors & beautiful artwork perfectly placed in each room. There is an open concept fully stocked kitchen and dining area with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a breakfast bar. The dining room provides enough seating for eight people plus offers a dry bar with lots of storage. The living-room has ample seating plus a cozy sitting area just off the dining room great to read, rest or just relax. The main house has two bedrooms one queen and one twin with a shared his & hers bathroom. Both bedrooms are bright and airy with lots of closet space. (The twin beds can be converted into a king size bed.)

Detached from the main house is a private queen size bungalow with ensuite bath… close enough to stay connected but far enough to retreat for privacy. There is a small fridge, microwave and plenty of closet space plus a full bathroom with shower.

Just to the side of the house are steps leading up to the widow’s walk where you can experience the best of both worlds with either a view of the ocean or the harbour! As you walk up the steps you’ll have a full on view of the lighthouse. After reaching the top there is seating to relax and take in the breathtaking views. Watch sailboats come and go, listen to the sound of waves or look out to the Sea of Abaco. Enjoy the colourful array of houses and water from above and get lost in your surroundings!

Hope Town is a unique place to visit with a memorable island charm...and so much to do! Enjoy boating, swimming, bicycling, fishing, surfing and kite boarding. Visit surrounding islands and explore protected reefs. Nightlife is fun in Hope Town with a variety of waterfront restaurants to choose from and great entertainment by local bands. Hope Town is perfect for families, couples and large groups that want to relax and get away from it all!

Getting to Hope Town is easy once you get to West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale or Miami, Florida. There are also small charter services that fly out of Orlando, St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. The flight from Florida to Marsh Harbour is about an hour and then Hope Town is a short ferry ride from Marsh Harbour. When you arrive in Hope Town you will be met by our rental agency and they will help you to the house.

More Details

Property Manager
Patrick Griffin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great stay here in Green Shutters! This was our 3rd time here in Hope Town and Green Shutters was by far our favourite place to stay. We can't wait to come back next years. We loved the beach access and the roof's view!
Mar 2015
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Hope Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 2.5 baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , In a separate building with toilet, shower + private dr.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Beautiful Decor, Centrally Located, Amazing Swimming Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We booked Green Shutters for our family holiday vacation for our wedding and feel we had the ideal home and location to meet all of our needs. The layout in Green Shutters can facilitate cozy as well as entertaining, whatever the flavour happens to be. The central location in Hope Town made it a perfect meeting place for our group. The ocean beach just over the hill in front of Green Shutters became our location for our wedding, too! Add in the convenience of Sip-Sip next door and it couldn't be beat! The home was inviting, relaxing and chalk full of all amenities. Response time for any requests was very prompt and complete. I would recommend Green Shutters for the perfect family vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

The house was very beautiful. Everything was comfortable and clean. It had all the amenities we needed. Thanks for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Cottage Located in the Heart of Hopetown

  • 5 of 5

We had the best vacation ever, staying at Green Shutters! It was perfect of our family of four. Very clean and comfortable. The furnishings and linens were all top-notch and the bathroom was recently upgraded. The kitchen was fully stocked and the open design made it fun to cook dinner and spend the evening together. We especially enjoyed watching the sunset every evening from the rooftop deck!

It is centrally located, so it's a short walk to restaurants and shops, as well as the grocery store, bakery and public dock. It's directly across from a memorial garden and the beach, so there's always a cool breeze on the porch -- the perfect place to relax in the afternoon after a day on the water or at the beach.

We look forward to returning again soon!


  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Island Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Green Shutters for a week and had such a blast! It’s such a charming island house that has been re-done to the Nine’s. When we arrived everything was spotless and beautiful. This cottage is fully equipped with beach and bath towels as well as anything you could possibly need in the kitchen to cook your own Bahamian meals. The house is equipped with Wi-Fi, a phone for calls to the States and has air conditioning throughout. Green Shutters is situated in the most ideal part of town for new comers to the island. Just down the street from Harbour’s Edge where you can get a fantastic fish burger and just a short walk to Capt'n Jacks, groceries, shops and liquor store. We docked our boat at the sailing club dock which offers public docking during the day and the Upper Public dock overnight. We had beach access right across the street which you can also see from the most incredible roof top deck, perfect for star gazing and watching the sunrise or set. This place is a gold mine and working with the owner, Patrick, and Elbow Cay Properties was extremely easy. If you are looking for a true local Bahamian retreat with a flare of elegance I highly recommend discovering Green Shutters!!

Thanks again for having us!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Marsh Harbor
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Over the dune in front of the house
Car: not necessary

Hopetown, is a little village, commonly known as a settlement, tucked on a Cay in the middle of the ocean.

This settlement is defined in every way by it's historical roots going back to the 17th century. It has a storybook harbor and candy cane light house along with empty expansive beaches that go on and on. In Hopetown and on Elbow Cay, there a host of waterside restaurants, grocery stores, a coffee house and a variety of other shopping opportunities. Deep sea fishing, boat rentals, kayaking, snorkeling and diving opportunities are also locally available. Hopetown has a treasure of history and culture everywhere you walk and captured beautifully in their local museum.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

There is the option of just renting the main house for 4 people or less for $1900 per week.

25% deposit is due when booking and balance is due 60 days before you arrive.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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