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Your Private Beach Front Villa

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Private beach-front villa, 2 lovely bedroom suites, sunset views, with a/c

The house is located on the sunset side about midway up the island, toward the north end, in Pigeon Cay. Large open vaulted ceiling great room, kitchen with all amenities, air conditioned and with ceiling fans throughout. Two bed-bath suites feature custom glass tile work and French doors leading to shady sea-side veranda. Stone patio overlooking the beach and sunset views. Sea kayaks & snorkeling equipment included. Local island manager-concierge will smooth your stay.

Comfort and Relaxation is what you'll find at the Beach House. All the comforts but none of the distractions of home. A wide shady veranda with hammock overlooking the sea, visiting birds and geckos, gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, pristine white sand beaches to walk.... commune with nature at her most beautiful. Read, paint, fish, relax, and rejuvenate.

Two queen sized bedroom/bathroom suites, one on either side of the great room, provide comfort and privacy. A fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, and an on-island manager will make your stay relaxed and easy.

Two sea kayaks complete with gear are there for your adventuring. Paddle south and explore the coral caves and meet the Osprey or venture north to Alligator Point and fish for Nassau grouper for dinner.

The western side of Cat Island is wild and deserted. A reef keeps the heavy waves out, and there is wonderful snorkeling in the clear deep waters. Follow the sea turtles, fish for snapper, poke among the flotsam for treasures, watch the sea birds, sketch the dunes and palm trees, read under your beach umbrella. There's always a cooling wind on the west side.

More Details
Registration Number : 501866

Owner
Susan Weber
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Susan Weber

My brother found this place while visiting an old high school friend. He fell in love with the leisurely pace, the open friendly islanders, the world-class snorkeling and diving, and the unspoiled nature of Cat Island. We built this house on the rocks just steps above the pristine sandy and mostly deserted beach, looking west into the sunset. We visit as often as we can. The more we learn about Cat Island, the more we love it!

Susan Weber purchased this house in 2005

Why Susan Weber chose Cat Island

Pigeon Cay beach is the most beautiful, pristine and secluded beach on the island. Pigeon Cay is a small community of mostly US off-island owners who, like us, are here only a few weeks a year. We rent to keep our island paradise.

The house is well designed and equipped for the tropical climate: the shady veranda across the entire front of the house, open concept, ceiling fans throughout, vaulted ceilings, French doors and cross ventilation in every room, make even the warmest days delicious. New air conditioning makes even Bahamas summers cool and comfy. The swimming off our pristine sandy beach is perfect. Gin-clear waters, pink powder sand.

The Sunset Lookout is the perfect place to enjoy a rum or a Kalik while you watch the spectacular nightly sunset show and yearn for that illusive 'green flash'.

Our central location makes us the perfect place for exploratory travels. Mornings are great for hikes to the old Anglican church and ancient cemetery, the 'shopping center' for ice cream sandwiches and 'cheddaire', or north to Alligator Point for the bold and athletic.

Hop in your car and explore the west side of Cat Island, its many deserted beaches and coves, the Hermitage known throughout the Bahamas as its highest point, the local eateries and bars, the gorgeous north end. Check out the black holes and the caves where islanders hid when pirates came looking for captives.

The place is interesting, laid back and comfortable. You'll see why so many of us from the states eventually migrate here.

What makes this house unique

Comfortable without being luxurious; simple without being basic; our Cat Island Beach House will charm you with its private natural surroundings, peaceful ambiance, and lovely views, day or night. The stars will dazzle you! All the comforts of home but none of the demands. Relax and sink into the island experience.

Amenities

Cat Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two comfortable bathrooms tiled in sea glass tiles, one accessible from the main house and bedroom 2, and one private for bedroom 1. Each has a roomy and interesting shower, large vanity and plenty of light and air.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom is fully furnished and has an en-suite sea glass tiled bath. French doors lead onto the veranda from each bedroom suite.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Your Private Beach Front Villa
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
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5

Just WOW

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to a family island, and our new favorite. We had visited Long Island a year ago and were therefore expecting beautiful, deserted beaches, warm water and friendly people. Cat Island certainly doesn’t disappoint!! Perfect house layout, and incredible proximity to the water makes for an unforgettable vacation destination. If you’re lucky enough to get to Cat Island, this house will try to coax you to stay.

Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy, I'm so glad you enjoyed Cat Island and our beach house. The whole experience there is so delightful, and I am happy to be able to share it. Danny says "hi" to you!! Susan W
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5

Amazingly wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was one amazing place. Lovely home, well appointed. Beach access supurb. Loved every singe day. People on Cat Island very friendly and laid back. One said Cat Island is the place to come with nothing to do and all day to do it. He was right. Hope to go again. 🙂

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted that you enjoyed our house and Cat Island! You totally "get" the place! Come again, anytime. Susan
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5

Very private, well equipped, great location

  • 5 of 5

Just had stay at this wonderful beach house. It was close to the beach, yet very private. The large porch was always shaded and breezy in the afternoon. The caretaker, Danny King, who is a great guy, is also very helpful and has great knowledge about the history of the island. We enjoyed kayaking and also the fire pit.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location to chill at the beach

  • 4 of 5

The owner Susan W went out of her way to be sure we had an easy arrival and enjoyable visit. The headline "private beach front Villa" says it all! Cat Island is the Caribbean 30-50 years ago, in a nice way. The beaches are first rate and uncrowded, the locals are genuinely nice people who are happy your are visiting and are very welcoming. This is a rural Island, rare, not for the resort seeker but perfect for those looking to get away from hustle of modern life.

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house for 9 days and absolutely loved it! It was clean, comfortable and well equipped. Danny, the property manager, was incredible- so kind, very helpful and an absolute joy to deal wiith. The little beach out front is beautiful and relatively private as there are only 3 other houses on it, yet a 5 minute walk away is beautiful Pigeon Cay beach where you can walk for ages. It is super easy to get into the ocean out front and it is shallow and sandy, good for young and old alike. We loved hanging out reading on the front porch in those big green chairs and the ceiling fans came in very handy when the no see-ums appeared. The kayaks were a nice addition and the snorkelling equipment ws a great bonus too. All in all, a great place. My only negative comment, and it is pretty minor, regards the kitchen knives- all were very dull. If this is the kind of thing that bothers you, just be sure to bring one from home. I would definitely stay here again in a heart beat. The owner is a dream to deal with as well, super helpful and very responsive.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carolyn, thanks so much for the great review, and I am glad you enjoyed the house. We love it there, too. Dull knives are the bane of my kitchen existence as well, so there is a knife sharpener in the utensils drawer. Sorry you didn't see it! I sharpen the buggers every time I am there! Fondly, Susan W
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4

Perfect spot on a lovely, private beach!

  • 4 of 5

The only negative on the house was no WiFi, which will soon be fixed. The house is so comfie for two couples. Kitchen has all the utensils you need. We ate out for lunch and cooked in for dinner. Kayaking and swimming highly recommended! Be prepared for sandflies when the wind drops off.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Arthur's Town
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Da Smoke Pot, Julia's, Fernandez Bay, Yardies
Car: recommended

We are on the island's most beautiful, quiet and private beach, Pigeon Cay, on the leeward side of this secluded interesting island. There are blue holes, ruined plantations, ancient slave cottages, pirate caves, and hermit hideouts to explore. Tasty local fare includes conch fritters, Nassau grouper, and lobster in season. Great beach combing, shelling and bird watching opportunities abound. Meet friendly locals, purchase traditional straw crafts, enjoy gorgeous birds and snorkeling, and more.

Explore secluded beaches and coves, snorkel the reefs and coral formations for turtles and sea creatures, hunt for wild orchids in the bush, fish for grouper and red snapper for supper.

Cat Island's pace is relaxed, its people reserved and gracious, its climate moderate with gentle breezes and warm sun most of the time. It's the perfect quiet get-away spot. Tired of the rat-race, the hustle and demands of daily life? Here's the place to relax and find yourself again.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59

Please pay 1/2 weekly rate plus the 10% tax and damage insurance at booking. Upon arrival, please pay the remaining 12 weekly rate, IN CASH, to our on island manager Danny.

Owner'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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