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Charming, spacious, two bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Green Turtle Cay is a wonderful place. Go into town (left side driving in your golf cart) and everyone will greet you with 'Good Morning' or 'Good Afternoon'.

Ideally located on a quiet, rustic road on property featuring tropical fruit and coconut trees Fairwinds sits atop a knoll enjoying tropical breezes. Brendal's Dive Center and the Green Turtle Club and Marina, serving three excellent meals each day, are a three minute walk. A five minute golf cart ride takes you to either the beautiful, sandy beaches of well-protected Coco Bay or the Atlantic beaches with their extensive reefs. Boats may be rented at several locations and dockage is available at both the marina and a public dock.

Stretching across the full width of the house is a large screened porch with gas grill, patio furniture and dining table.

Fairwinds features two large, equivalent bedrooms each with two queen sized beds, en suite bathrooms and French doors opening onto the screened porch, individual air conditioning and a ceiling fan.

There is a half bathroom for visitor use. A dining table and chair are on the porch. For inclement weather there is an inside dining area and breakfast bar.

There is a clothes washing machine and electric dryer.

There are four grocery stores in nearby New Plymouth. Performances by the Gully Roosters are a treat at several local venues. Fishing guides, tours of sea life and boat rentals may be arranged.

More Details

Owner
james howell
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 4, 2018

About james howell

He is a retired professor of chemistry from New York City and she is a retired psychotherapist. They divide their time between Manhattan, a Catskill mountain home and Green Turtle Cay.

james howell purchased this house in 2012

Why james howell chose Green Turtle Cay

We rented this property in February of 2012, looked at many other houses on the island but liked Fairwinds so much that we bought it.

During that visit the weather was lovely, not too hot and certainly not too cold.

We stayed in the house for three months during 2013, January to March, and look forward to returning.

The setting of the house is a very quiet country lane close to several lovely beaches which provide quiet beauty.

The 400 or so people that live on the island and second home owners are genuinely welcoming of visitors. There are no security issues.

What makes this house unique

Some things that make Fairwinds and Green Turtle so attractive to us are the quiet of the setting while being close enough to town that there is no hesitation in taking a casual trip to Sundowners or Pineapples, looking up at the absolutely clear night time sky, and hearing the waves break on the reefs at night.

A very nice feature of the house is the full width, screened porch with dining table and propane-grill. We have made several improvements including new air conditioning units, high definition television, internet and streaming Netflix.

Amenities

Green Turtle Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • West bathroom -
    East Bathroom -
    Guest half bath -
  • Two en suite bathrooms each having shower with tub and grab bar. Half bathroom centrally located for your guests.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • East bedroom - 2 queen , individual AC unit, ceiling fan, en suite baathroom
    West bedroom - 2 queen , individual AC unit, ceiling fan, en suite baathroom
  • Two equivalent bedrooms each with two queen sized beds, separate air conditioning, ceiling fan, and en suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
House can draw water from either its own cistern system or be connected to Abaco water supply. There are several battery powered lights which will automatically turn-on in power failures.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Charming, spacious, two bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our vacation

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location was nice

  • 4 of 5

House was close to the club and public dock. Everything was good

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Great place clean and nice place too stay

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious rural suburban home, centrally located

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Fairwinds! The house is very big- 2 bedrooms with 2 queen beds in each room, large kitchen, dining room, living room, big yard with coconut palm trees, and a screened in front porch. All of the kitchen supplies we needed were provided. The washer and dryer and wifi worked well too. The owner was very responsive to any questions we had.

The house is conveniently located near beaches, Green Turtle Club and Marina, and Brendal's Dive shop. We went on 2 snorkeling trips with Brendal and had so much fun! He and his family are so fun and sweet.

The reefs off the beaches of Green Turtle are very beautiful too. All the way from Bita Bay up to the north end of Ocean Beach, there are beautiful corals, fish, and sea turtles to see. Just swim out from shore.

There is also a gorgeous bay called Gillham Bay that has crystal clear blue water and a nice, sandy bottom. You can walk and swim out to Pelican Island and then snorkel on the ocean side of the island where you will find lots of corals and fish.

Everyone on Green Turtle is super friendly. Everyone waves hi as you pass by. It is best to rent a golf cart to explore all of the beaches, town, etc, but if you can't, people will offer you rides if you just start walking.

Brendal and Kevin play live music almost nightly on the island. Call or email Brendal's Dive shop to ask about the live music schedule for when you are there.

We had so much fun on Green Turtle Cay. It is one of our favorite islands in all of the Caribbean. We hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very spacious, nice property. Love the split bedroom plan. Perfect for two couples.

  • 5 of 5

Great house with lots of room. There were several power outages on the GTC when we were there, so it would have been nice to have a backup generator. Use some kind of bug repellent because we got eaten up! The Fairwinds is very close to the ferry dock and Brendal's dive shop. Perfect location for scuba divers!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. Everything was as advertised and in working order. The location is perfect: secluded and private, so no sounds of life from others, but close to the Green Turtle Club and an easy golf cart ride to New Plymouth. We cooked everyday in the kitchen and the house was a great home base for a diving and fishing trip. Julie, who manages the house, coordinated our entire arrival and had our golf cart waiting for us. Will book this house again for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Treasure Cay, Abaco (TCB)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Green Turtle Club
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
BOLO betreen GTC and Treasure Cay (Abaco)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Green Turtle Club
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Coco Bay
Car: not necessary

Located within an easy walk of Green Turtle Club, Brendal's Dive Center, Coco Bay and Ocean Beach on the Atlantic. A golf cart ride brings you to many other beaches (all of which are public) and the small town of New Plymouth.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning, less than 4 nt $50 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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