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Ferry Side Villa Is A Modern Seaside 4 Bedroom Home

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,048 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Large Great Room, Bright And Airy, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths And More

In the middle of the house is a very large great room, bright and airy, with picture windows and sliding glass doors that open onto a large elevated patio overlooking the harbor. Within the great room are wide open living, dining and kitchen areas, and a powder room. A bedroom suite is located at each end of the house, and each suite features two bedrooms and a shared bath.

Amenities include Central Air Conditioning, High Speed Wireless Internet Service and Satellite TV. 4G speed GSM cell phone service is available throughout the Bahamas.

More Details

Property Manager
Dave
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Dave

The owners are the founder and the principal of Venta Prep School in Carp, Ontario. One of the owners will celebrate her 104nd birthday soon. Then she'll be coming to Exuma to get away from the cold for a couple of weeks herself.

Dave purchased this house in 1995

Why Dave chose Bahamas

I've been a regular visitor to Little Exuma for over 52 years.

What makes this house unique

This home has a unique location. This is one of the very few Exuma rentals located on a paved road. Easily accessible, but still very private, right on the shore with views over the harbor and ocean clear to the horizon. From the Deck you will see some of the most spectacular sunsets imaginable. Many of the most beautiful beaches in the whole world are nearby, as close as 1/2 mile away.

Amenities

Exuma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2048 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Note: water is precious here, so please help us conserve
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Note: water is precious here, so please help us conserve
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This room can be set up with 2 singles if requested
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , This room can be set up with 2 singles if requested
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Ocean View, slider to deck
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , ocean view, slider to deck
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Ferry Side Villa Is A Modern Seaside 4 Bedroom Home
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
Montevideo, Uruguay
5

Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was even better than we expected. Its is wider than what the pictures show, and the rooms are as beautiful as they appear. The location was perfect as we rented a car and where able to drive to all the beautiful beaches around and to Georgetown. Everything is quite close by . We even got to see dolphins swimming in front of the house on the last day of our stay.

Thank you Dave and Judy! It was a beautiful vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Victoria. We would love to host your family again. I'm very glad that you got to see the dolphins in the harbor. I have not personally seen them in so close to the house, though others have told me about their visits.
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Brasil 🇧🇷 - Los Angeles
5

Great Location..

  • 5 of 5

We Loved the house, great location, host were super helpful, house is soo nice and peaceful. Fully equipped with everything you need to cook. Looking forward to go next time.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to having you back.
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5

A "Booking dot Yeah!" Moment!

  • 5 of 5

The moment kids walked in and said "Wow! Cool! Awesome!" I know I made a right choice! It was a "Booking dot Yeah!" moment!! We had two families, total 3 adults and 4 kids. All loved it.

The pictures hardly do the justice. The center large open area is intimately inviting. The rooms separates to two sides wings for easy access and privacy. Decorations are heart felt. The kitchen is FULLY stocked. We planned to cook in, and had no problem with the inventory they have (but I do recommend bringing a good larger cutting knife).

The host couple is as local as you will get. Over 50 years in Bahamas, and they've got tons of scary and funny stories that got the kids eyes popping. Extremely nice people and make every effort to make our stay comfortable - they even delivered toilet papers during the first nigh as the market have closed already. They've also prepared three 5 gallons of drinking water ready before we arrived.

The location is great also. 15-20 min drive to Georgetown, but not too far with little planning of in-town activities and and market shopping times. There are fishermen selling their daily catch around 4pm at the bridge dock, which is walk-able or 1-2 min drive. Fresh fish, conch, etc. Within short drive further down, you will reach couple secluded beach locations. Oh, yeah, there is a little local bar with pool table just across the street.

Overall, it was a great choice and a great value for the price. Thanks you, Mr. and Mrs. D. for the wonderful time!!

Lastly, you will need to be conscious in using water as it is precious.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chris, We look forward to hosting your families again.
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Caledon Ontario Canada
4

A Great Location for Chilling and Relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

Ferry Side Villa was the perfect accommodation for our first visit to Little Exuma. It has a very airy open feeling, and the full windows in the great room provide an amazing view. Very spacious. Dave and Lorraine were very accommodating and provided us with lots of information to make our vacation a memorable experience. Renting a car allows easy access to great beaches, restaurants, and site seeing. Highly recommend a day out on the waters with Theo Gray. The highlight was having a family of dolphins playing right beside our boat! Little Exumas is marked on our travel calendar for next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your terrific review. You were great guests, and the house was in terrific shape when you checked out. I noted that you gave us four stars rather than the five that your review implies. Is there something you think we could have done to improve that rating?
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5

A Little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

My family of eight rented this house for 8 nights and it was fantastic! So bright and airy with an amazing view. Dave the manager couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. We've rented many houses over the years but this one was special and they supplied us with all water we needed! No lugging heavy water containers!

What I would add to the house would be a washer and dryer which I understand is coming, and beach chairs. Thanks Dave, Tammy

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tammy, we enjoyed having your family as our guests. You might like to know that the washer and dryer arrived on the island during your visit and will be installed as soon as the house is vacant. Thanks for the suggestion for beach chairs. We're looking into that. Dave
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5

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this house and it was truly like being at home. We lacked nothing. We met amazing people and were able to see and experience things you just wouldn't get at a resort. The house was truly beautiful and the view at sunrise doesn't get much better. The property manager is truly amazing going far beyond any expectation we had to make our trip special as it was our long overdue honeymoon. We explored many of the beaches on Great Exuma - the best ones were all on Little Exuma, and very close this this house. It is a bit of a drive from restaurants and the market, but we were more than happy to drive it often as it is a beautiful drive. The locals were all amazing, and the weather couldn't be beat. Remember to bring the cutter backwoods insect repellent with deet. We we'rent bothered by the no-see-ums with repellent on, but I wouldn't recommend hanging around outside at night without a good breeze.

Overall fantastic, unforgettable trip, and hope there are more in the future.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Exuma International Airport (GGT, MYEF)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Turtle Pond, Tropical Breeze, Santanna's, Cheaters
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Emerald Reef
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
The Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Turtle Pond, Tropical Breeze, Santanna's, Cheaters
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
Cut Beach, Fort Beach, Tropic of Cancer Beach
Car: necessary

Some of the prettiest beaches in the world are located right on Little Exuma. It's very possible to spend all day on any of several gorgeous white sand beaches within a five minute drive of the Ferry and not see another person all day. Launch a kayak or start your bonefishing adventure at the edge of the lawn. Nightlife is as close as a 1/2 mile away, or the clubs in George Town are only a 10 mile drive. The new Tropical Breeze restaurant (Great reviews) and the famous Santanna's (legendary gathering place) are just a short drive to the East.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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