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Stunning 360° Sea Views and Beautiful Private Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 4 bathroom house, featuring decking and pool

Wonderful house for families or groups vacationing together (you can also rent Hibiscus House next door). Plenty of room for cooking, entertaining, BBQ's, relaxing with a book, sunbathing and swimming by the pool or taking in the stunning views. Across the road is the private beach with turquoise warm waters and a nearby reef for snorkeling. Be sure to Bring your camera to capture the sunsets and sunrises which are different every day.

• central air conditioning

• swimming pool

• large wooden decks

• granite top Kitchen


• cable TV

• access to private beach

• shared dock

• King size Bed in Master Bedroom

• Twin Beds in all other Bedroom

• washer and dryer

• dishwasher

• microwave

• telephone

• Internet Access/Wifi

More Details

Penny Vaughan
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2018

About Penny Vaughan

Jimmy and Penny have been coming to the Bahamas for over 50 years and now spend most of the year here. They also have a home in London, England. Their daughter is a Life Coach and lives in London and their son works in finance and lives in New York. They often have friends and family visiting from around the world and love to entertain. Jimmy can even sometimes be found singing at their famous restaurant - Mangoes!

Penny Vaughan purchased this house in 2002

Why Penny Vaughan chose Marsh Harbour

Penny's father used to manage the British Colonial Hotel in Nassau and she used to teach water skiing there and has been in love with the Bahamas ever since. When she married Jimmy they decided to buy a beach house in Marsh Harbour which proved to be so wonderful that it has now become their family home.

What makes this house unique

The fact that Eastern Shores is on a peninsula means you have the sea on both sides of the house, this allows for magnificent views both day and night. It is a magical place and a not so well kept secret, we hope you enjoy every minute as much as we do.


Marsh Harbour House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All bedrooms have en suite bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • TV in master bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • 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
  • wind-surfing
Catering is available from our restaurant called Mangoes.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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Stunning 360° Sea Views and Beautiful Private Beach
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 26 reviews

Hats off to three great weeks in paradise.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house, the views, the location and the personnel. Each day started with the gorgeous sunrise and ended with the sunset, all from our private decks. Kudos to all of the helpers. Ray and Joe were great and Sonja did an excellent cleaning job. Everyone loved William. He fixed the screen door, carried our kayaks, helped with the dogs and tying up the boat. He even helped us get coconuts down so we could have rum drinks poolside! Hats off to three great weeks. Boating from the private, convenient dock, beaching it from our personal white sand beach and dining on creativity tasteful meals, with a full household of 8 people and 2 large dogs.

The house was beyond our expectations and we look forward to many return visits.

Thanks again,


  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amy for your review. It always make me happy when anyone can be nothered to write a review,I teally appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you and your dogs again soon. Until then have a great time! Best Penny
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Amazing location beautiful views and helpful staff. The dock is nice enough but is a bit exposed

  • 4 of 5

All good but if a southeast wind is blowing it is hard to protect your boat

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jensen Beach, Florida

very impressive house!

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic house for our two families' vacation. It was clean, well furnished, and located in one of the prettiest areas you will ever see. I've been travelling to the Abacos for 40 years, and will definitely be recommending this house to people. The caretakers were helpful in taking care of anything we needed.

There is a short walk to the dock, if you are renting a boat.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Erik, Glad that you enjoyed your stay here. Its still a well kept secret! Hope to see you back again soon. You were all great guests. Happy boating! Penny
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Great views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home and Penny was great. Pool was nice though rarely used since we were out for most of the day. Beds were comfy and there was plenty of space in the house. You will need charcoal for grill if you want to grill, though if you don't pack can get from local store. Would recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review, I appreciate it. You were wonderful renters! Hope you made it back without a very bumpy sea crossing. All the best Penny
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Great house, well maintained!

  • 5 of 5

The property is very private and the home has plenty of space. The dock is a little exposed to heavy winds, but wide enough slips to tie off safely. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice words about PALM HOUSE. We enjoyed you being next door neighbours. All 8 of you were charming. Hope the trip back was not too rough and you made it in good time. All the very best Penny
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Better than the pictures represent

  • 5 of 5

Great views, water views in every direction. Lots of space to spread out. Within walking distance to the ferry. throughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Happy that you had a good time in HIBISCUS, hope to see you back again soon. Have a lovely summer. Best regards Penny
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Marsh Harbour International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Crossings Beach
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Treasure Cay
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Private Beach
Car: recommended

Palm House is located on a private peninsula with the sea on both sides which allows for stunning views. There is a private beach for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, watching sunsets and it has been known to spot dolphins swimming by! We highly recommend renting a boat to experience all the islands, some are inhabited with picturesque houses, fun restaurants and bars, others have nothing to offer but pink sand and palm trees - the choices if yours.




Additional information about rental rates

Please contact owner for monthly and long term rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.