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The Beach House Layou

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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 4

Unique property on the beach in the center of village. Truly a Dominican experience. Local eateries next door and across the street. Bed sit/Studio w/king in sleep loft and full futon in living room 1 bathroom w/hot shower downstairs with wireless internet. Open air living space on second floor. w/kitchen, bath w/hot shower, hammocks, hot tub, loungers. Safe, colorful neighborhood. Right on the beach. Off street parking. Fishing village so fresh fish may be available daily. We recommend a rental car, but the local bus service runs through town, listen for honking horn from bus drivers.
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome, but due to sleeping arrangements very small children may not be safte...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Tell me about your pet and I will consider it...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Bed is in a sleeping loft up a ladder. 5 feet of head room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Double futon in living room...moreless

  • Sleeping loft has a king bed. You climb a ladder to reach it, it is up about 5 feet. The loft has about 5 feet of head room, you can comfortably sit up in bed. The futon is a double futon. However, it will be cozy for 2 full size people...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    hot water shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Hot water shower...moreless

  • 1 bathroom in main house. It has a shower, toilet and sink. The other bathroom is upstairs off the open air room, which is accessed by an outside stairway. This bathroom has a hand held shower head, sink and toilet. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The Beach House is located in the middle of the village of Layou and on the beach. There is a small grocery store next door that also sells local lunches. There is Boyd's bar next door, when Boyd is cooking he makes great food. Across the street in the small orange building is Sandy, she has chicken, bakes and grilled bananas. Fresh fish is available from other neighbors, just ask. ...moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Budget

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    The Beach House faces west so you will have beautiful sunsets each night. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The Caribbean is out the door and down the side street. You can hear the waves if the surf is up in our area....moreless

  • Village:

    In center of Layou village...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling

Dining

  • Dining:

    At a bar with 4 bar stools At table on 2nd floor with 4 chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Please use air conditioning only when in the downstairs house....moreless

  • Garage:

    off street parking in garage...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless, get password when arrive...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bedding provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room kitchen combo. Living room has double futon....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towel and beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In a closet off garage. Small front load machine. Clothes line along garage...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker in main house...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    full set for 4 persons 2nd set of full dishes and pots and pans for cooking area on 2nd floor...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Propane stove that lights with a match. There is a breakfast bar with 4 stools. Full set of dishes, glasses and pots and pans. Microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, blender...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Only in main house...moreless

  • Oven:

    with stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    for your first day we leave you some milk, cheese and bread. There is coffee available...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    The cooking area for the upstairs open air room has a propane cook top with 4 burners. There is a small refrigerator. There are full pots and pans and dishes. There is a barbeque grill also. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Propane...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor living area on second floor with hot tub, cooking facilities and bathroom...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Hot tub in open living area on second floor...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.3
from 9 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$50
$329 $1,360
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A baby crib can be arranged if you have a small child


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Melville Hall
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
In Roseau 30 minute
Layou, Dominica
Nearest Beach
Back door

Car: Recommended

In the center of the village of Layou. There is a small grocery market next door which also prepares local lunch, Mary will save you food if you ask her.. There is a shop across the street to buy fried chicken and bakes and a bar next door, Boyd's. Boyd also prepares lunch when he is open.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We live in Dominica part time right now. We spend 6 months throughout the year here and then 6 months in the U.S. in Arizona or we are out traveling the world. We are avid scuba divers and hikers. We built the Beach House for family weekends and to store our small sailboats. We live in Salisbury, about 10 minutes away on the west coast of Dominica.

Why the Owner Chose Layou, Dominica:
This property is unique because it is on the beach. There are no other properties in this price range, that are on the beach. See what our guests say

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are right on the beach in the center of village life. Studio w/king in sleep loft and full futon in living room 2 bathrooms w/hot shower downstairs. Sleeping loft is up a ladder. Open air living space on second floor w/kitchen, bath w/hot shower, hammocks, hot tub is accessed by outside stairs. Full kitchen with everything you need both upstairs and downstairs, so you don't have to carry things upstairs to watch the sunset while you eat. There is a washing machine available in a closet in the garage to wash your clothes. Hot water in kitchen and both bathrooms and hot tub. We provide guests with a local cell phone. Truly a Dominican experience. Local eateries next door and across the street A short video with quotes from our guests. Just copy and paste the link into your browser


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

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Photos

  • The sign

    The sign

  • View from your hammock

    View from your hammock

  • Outdoor living area with hot tub

    Outdoor living area with hot tub

  • Outdoor living area with hot tub

    Outdoor living area with hot tub

  • View of beach

    View of beach

  • Chairs in living room

    Chairs in living room

  • Sleeping loft with king size bed

    Sleeping loft with king size bed

  • garage

    garage

  • Exterior from street

    Exterior from street

  • Hammocks on 2nd floor

    Hammocks on 2nd floor

  • Outdoor living area

    Outdoor living area

  • Kitchen area in outdoor living area

    Kitchen area in outdoor living area

  • Deck Kitchen.  There is a refrigerator, a cook top in cabinet and a grill.

    Deck Kitchen. There is a refrigerator, a cook top in cabinet and a grill.

  • Mouth of Layou River by the Beach House

    Mouth of Layou River by the Beach House

  • Living room from loft

    Living room from loft

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Ladder to loft

    Ladder to loft

  • off street parking in a garage

    off street parking in a garage

  • Water heater on roof

    Water heater on roof

VRBO #555514

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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