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Waterfront Cottage with Pool, Tamarind Tree #1-Pick Lonely Planet

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Waterfront Cottage With Deck And Dock For Swimming, Snorkeling, Fishing, Sunning

TAMARIND TREE COTTAGE, Gregory Town Cove Waterfront, Eleuthera, Bahamas ~ Stone Steps to water, sun deck and fantastic and unique dock below with Free kayaks for our guests. Beautiful Tropical Pool and thatched roof tiki bar overlooking water !!!

Free WiFi direct to cottage. Charming little Island Cottage for the adventuresome travelers with 1 Bedroom downstairs (additional loft bedroom upstairs) Kitchen downstairs w/ table for two, gas stove, microwave, blender, toaster oven & fridge. Bathroom downstairs with enclosed outside 'Jungle Shower'-cold only. Additional enclosed hot/cold water shower down pathway. Wrap around deck for outdoor living pleasure with chairs, table and hammock... overlooking Pool, Gregory Town Cove and Caribbean beyond. Swimming pool, Stone grill, Clothesline, Tropical gardens, Free Kayaks at dock, Free WiFi to cottage, on property and at Tiki Bar, Free local / L.D. calls from office, sheets, towels & household items provided in cottage.

No need for rental car here! Nice paved road. You will find all you need within one block walk of the cottage, easy access to the village at the bottom of the hill. Groceries, souvenirs, rental cars, surfboards, liquor store, restaurants, etc.

'Top Choice Award' from Lonely Planet Travel Guide and featured twice in the N.Y. Times as a charming and affordable destination. The cottages are owned & operated by a local Bahamian family. The Edge of the World Properties are world renowned for their beautifully done island style cottages and warm hospitality. Visitors from every corner of the planet have found this a perfect destination over the past 55 years.

The cottage is located directly on the Gregory Town Caribbean Cove within the confines of a large private estate. The property includes Stone Stairs to the water below with a sundeck, thatched umbrella and a fantastic private dock below for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and maintained with tropical vegetation and huge old coconut palm trees. Bananas, papaya, guava, pomegranate, lemon, lime and other fruits growing right outside the door along with little herb gardens for your cooking pleasure.

Each of our 3 cottages at the Edge of the World Properties has its own kitchen with gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, blender, toaster and all utensils.

Groceries just down the street, along with surf boards at Surfer Pete's, fresh fish, vegetables, souvenir shops, Surfer's Beach, Gaulding Cay Beach, Glass Window Bridge, Queen's Baths, Holiday Beach, Ocean Holes, Hatchet Bay Caves, Preacher's Cave and other nearby beaches, post office and more.

Car rentals available nearby with delivery to airport or cottage with no additional charge for delivery. Airport pick up can be arranged easily.

Airports: 20 minutes from North Eleuthera Airports, 30 minutes from Governor's Harbour Airport with daily flights from USA.

Gregory Town is located between Harbour Island and Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera with many activities for all. Beaches everywhere, Queen's Baths, Glass Window Bridge, Flats for fly fishing, Kayaking from our private dock, caving, cliff diving, surfing, shelling, snorkeling, spearfishing, bonefishing, deep water access and light tackle fishing everywhere.

Local Bahamian Fishing Guides/Tour Guides/Captains available in village.

More Details

Owner
Johnson Family
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Johnson Family

Bahamian Family Owned and Operated, Edge of the World Properties ~ Kimy and Terry Johnson Owners

Johnson Family purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Johnson Family chose Eleuthera

We enjoy sharing our lifestyle and property here in paradise. Come to Eleuthera-Bahamas, you will have a wonderful adventure.

What makes this cottage unique

Enjoy the personal attention your Bahamian hosts will provide during your stay. We will take care of your every need...... don't be left alone to figure it out!!!! Let us help you on your adventure in paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Pookimum said...

Jul 13, 2016

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Everything perfectat these cottages.

Cave Road, Gregory Town, Eleuthera, Bahamas (232389)

Date of Stay

April 18, 2016

Helpful votes:0/0

We had a lovely time at the Tamarind Tree cottage. It was extremely clean and well-appointed. One could really want for nothing at this lovely spot. The greatest thing was the feeling of the cottage being very private but enclosed on a wonderful little property with many flowers, pool, and a view of the cove. It was a very relaxing place to come "home" to after our adventures. The hosts, Kim and Terry were quite nice and always available to answer questions about the island. The cottage far exceeded my expectations. I would definitely go back in a heartbeat.

Recommended for: People with Disabilities, Families with Young Children, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway

My Response

Thank you for choosing the Tamarind Tree Cottage for your adventures in the Bahamas.........Please come back anytime! You are always welcome with us. Sunshine & Love from Gregory Town, Kimy, Terry & Morocco
Jul 2016
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Amenities

Gregory Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom with toilet and sink, attached & enclosed outside shower with cold only. Additional Hot/Cold shower down pathway
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , #1 Bedroom, downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , #2 Bedroom, upstairs loft
  • 1 Bedroom Downstairs with 2nd bedroom upstairs loft, fabulous view of the Caribbean and tropical gardens as well as new tropical plunge pool
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Cottage with Pool, Tamarind Tree #1-Pick Lonely Planet
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 53 reviews
5

It gets better every time!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Kimy and Terry's twice now and plan on going back many more times. Tamarind Tree has everything you need to feel at home! We enjoyed a new adventure every day; exploring caves, a different beach every day, queens bath, bone fishing on the flats and even a little grouper fishing with one of our favorite locals! We enjoyed a few great meals out at Unca Gene's and Elvinas (both a short walk), but some of the best nights were spent grilling out on the terrace! The deck on the Tamarind Tree is perfect for morning coffee overlooking the beautiful pool and tranquil bay! There are several grocery stores within walking distance where you can find anything you need.

Edge of the World Properties is truly a one of a kind place, you will want to go back over and over again!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this beautiful review. We love all of our Island Family aka Guests..... and enjoying making sure you see and do all you dream of while here visiting. What fun to share BBQ fish dinners on the terrace with you under the stars with the glittering Caribbean as our backdrop. Cold drinks and a warm breeze after your daily adventures. Come home again soon and we will make more memories! Love & Sunshine from Kimy, Terry & Morocco
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5

Eleutheras best kept secret

  • 5 of 5

I just have to say this is our second visit and it may have been better than our first! Both times we stayed at Edge of the World Properties and the owners make our stay so enjoyable. This property is nestled in a cove with three private colleges, pool, and many other great amenities. The cottages are brightly colored with beautiful decor and all the great necessities of home. This property has one of the most beautiful views of the island. I have to say this is one of our best secret finds while traveling over the past 25 years. Every day is a new adventure in Eleuthera with the endless beaches and friendly people. We now make it a point to visit as often as possible . Thank you!! C&T

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We Love Our Guests..... and are so happy to see them return each and every time. Welcome to our Island Family. It is our pleasure to guide and help all of you while visiting our beautiful island. Beaches, lunches, exploring caves and blue holes..... whatever your heart desires.... we will show you. Thank you for choosing the Tamarind Tree Cottage as your home away from home in the Bahamas. We can't wait to see you again! Sunshine & Love from Gregory Town! Kimy, Terry & Morocco
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5

Gorgeous - make yourself at home 🌴

  • 5 of 5

We've decided we're ​staying. Kimy and Terry don't know yet- sssshhhh! It's a surprise!

What a wonderful week we've had. The property is gorgeous, and big enough to explore- always something new to see. If you love being surrounded by plants, fruit and flowers, but have the convenience of an accessible store, or all other services, then this is the place for you!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You got yourself a deal! We will keep you! What wonderful new Island Family we have found through advertising with VRBO/HOMEAWAY. Thank you for choosing our darling little Tamarind Tree Cottage for your adventures in the Bahamas. We have loved having you both and welcome you back anytime. Love & Sunshine from Gregory Town! Kimy, Terry & Morocco
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5

Gets better every time!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we stayed at the Edge of the World properties, trying the treehouse this time. The covered deck was the best place in the Bahamas for morning coffee and bird watching! Kimy and Terry have made their property a haven for people and God's creatures to enjoy. We enjoyed the treehouse, but would caution anyone who has trouble maneuvering that the bed is in a little close quarters to get around. Otherwise the kitchen was great and having a 1/2 bath was a plus. Reminds us of up scale camping in Northern Wisconsin! Kimy and Terry always have great suggestions for things to do on the island, that is if we want to leave their little piece of paradise! If you are game to relax in a beautiful spot that might not have all the amenities of a resort, the Edge of the World Properties is the perfect find. We can't wait tomreturn for the third time!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was a taste of paradise! Life was simple- determined by the sun and the wind. Kimme and Teri are gracious hosts at their beautiful property. I recommend it to all needing time away from their everyday world.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We absolutely loved watching your son run to the water each day ....... your family was such a delight to have with us. "Island Time" in the sun was just what you all needed. Please back soon Gail, Mark & Ryan. You are always welcome here. Your Island Family, Kimy, Terry & Morocco (missing his buddy Ryan :)
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5

Hillside garden overlooking the cove

  • 5 of 5

If you are the kind of person who wants to get away from resorts, and have a bit of adventure then look no further. The Tamarind Tree is a serene little garden cottage perched above Gregory Town cove. It is clean and comfortable although a bit small, with 1/2 bath inside and two outdoor showers to choose from (one heated). My 14 YO daughter loved the loft bedroom upstairs, and I liked cooking in the compact kitchen. The real attraction is outside of course with an amazing deck (yes - hammocks), a beautiful plunge pool overlooking the lush garden with a path leading down the hill to the private dock on the cove. Geckos, anoles, frogs, insects, and birds all abound as well as citrus, avocado, papaya, pomegranate and other fruits. You will want to slow down and soak it all in.

Kimy and Terry are attentive and knowledgeable hosts. Don't be afraid to ask them anything (specially about their garden). Gregory Town is a small fishing community that has a couple of restaurants and shops. Unka Gene's always has seafood on the menu and has a nice deck outside. Peter runs a surf/seafood shop next door - it's a good place to buy seafood to cook at the cottage. 7 to 11 and the Discount store have some food items, but the pickings can be slim.

Eleuthera is amazingly beautiful, but you have to earn it on some tough roads. You will need a car to explore beyond the town - the roads are rugged and a tough vehicle is recommended. Bring snorkel gear if you have it - if not there are places where you can rent some. Surfers Beach is nearby and has a good break, but can have rough conditions at times. Lighthouse Beach is a full-day trip from G.Town. Start early (its very much worth it). Closer by is Gaulding Cay if you need a swim. Don't forget to try the kayaks at the cottage too - there are some amazing rocks and coves just a short paddle away.

It doesn't take long to fall under the spell of this island. I miss it already!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
North Eleuthera Airport (ELH)
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Elvina's, Dollar Bar, Sugar Apple, Unca Gene's
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Three Island Dock or Jean's Bay in North Eleuthera
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Elvina's/Sunset, Unca Gene's, Kay & Nappy, Apple
Car: not necessary

Gregory Town is a charming seaside village with all you need within 2 block of our cottage. Beautiful beaches to explore on the Caribbean and Atlantic sides of the island. We are located on the Caribbean Cove directly overlooking the village of Gregory Town.

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Rates & Availability

Gregory Town Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$150
$950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Rate is based on 2 person occupancy. (3rd person approval required) Additional guest fee of $10. daily per night for 3rd person (with approval). No guests under 21 without owner consent. Any child over 12 is considered an adult.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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