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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedroom , 2.5 bath sleeps 6 house (1800 sq ft with 800 sq ft balcony)
The house is located 20 minutes or less by car from the beautiful southern beaches, including Hooper's Bay, Jolly Hall, Stocking Island, Forbes Hill and the world famous Tropic of Cancer (voted among the top ten beaches of the world by “Island Living” magazine). The bonefish flats, known for world-class fishing, are a ten minute walk away and the Moriah Harbour Cay National Park is minutes away by car. These waters are fabulous for kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling and other water sports.
The private location of this house provides the perfect getaway for those seeking peace and tranquility despite being close to several restaurants and the amenities of the quaint town of George Town. Whether you enjoy relaxing, golfing, bird watching, beach combing, fishing, water sports or night life, the Hummingbird House is your home away from home for enjoying all the cays have to offer. We purchased the home in December 2013 so we have just started renting the house. Everyone has really enjoyed their stay so far. Please contact us if we can provide more information and ask about stays for longer than one month.
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Member since: 2014
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- The master and guest bedrooms downstairs both have en suite bathrooms, fans and AC. The small upstairs bedroom has one twin bed and a half bath. There is an additional twin daybed in the living room that can be used also. There is AC and fans for these areas too. There are linens for all beds and all bedrooms are tastefully appointed....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Please ask for directions to this very private location.The entire house is tiled and is very spacious and comfortable .The house and garden are situated on a 20,000 square foot lot surrounded by natural vegetation 40 feet above sea level . The Georgetown International Airport is very small and quaint but there are several major airlines that fly into GGT. Delta, United, American, US Air, Air Canada, Bahamasair, Silver and Sky all fly into this little airport. We have had good luck connecting in Atlanta on Delta which has a direct flight to Exuma and also on United and American , connecting in Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Air Canada also offers some very good connections from the East Coast.There are several good car rental agencies and also taxi services. We suggest travel insurance in the summer months because we do not refund in case of hurricanes.You are welcome to rebook though at no additional charge. ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Near The Ocean:
Although we are not located on a beach , you can walk to the Atlantic or Caribbean for snorkeling , swimming , fishing etc in 5 minutes. Six beaches are 10-20 minutes by car...great location ....moreless
- Ocean View:
Not on a beach but a 5 minute walk to kayaking , fishing and snorkeling on the Caribbean bonefish flats . The water is great but there is no beach . Fabulous beaches just 10-20 mins by car ....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
The living area is very spacious both upstairs and down. Plus the large balcony provides extra space to spread out. Part of the balcony is covered and part is not so one can sit in the shade or sun....moreless
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
The 800 square foot balcony has amazing views and is perfect for outside dining, sunning or just relaxing and watching the boats in Elizabeth Harbour and birds feeding in the tropical gardens....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
Lawn / Garden:
The lush tropical garden surrounds the house and is wonderful habitat for several species of birds. There are always natural flowering trees and plants and local fruits depending on the season....moreless
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May 26 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. We do suggest travel insurance in the summer because we do not refund because of a hurricane cancellation . You can rebook for a later date at no charge but there is no refund.Cleaning service before arrival and after departure included in rental fee. Sorry, no pets.There are two large bedrooms ( king and queen beds) with a small bedroom (twin ) and an additional twin daybed in living room. There may be extra damage fees required or a fee for extra electric use. We do charge an extra 100.00 per person after 4 guests. And we ask that guests be 25 years or older unless traveling with parents. One must be 25 to rent a car in the Bahamas . Check in is 4 PM and Check out is 10:00 AM. The house is not suitable for young children , please check with the owners for more details .We do have a strict cancellation policy . Please ask about stays for over one month too . We do not give refunds due to storms but you can reschedule for a future date. If you are planning to book during hurricane season , we do suggest obtaining travel insurance.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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The Hummingbird House is a tastefully appointed 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath house located on a ridge less than 4 miles south of Georgetown. With the 800 square foot wrap-around balcony, one can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views and the azure colors of both the Atlantic and Caribbean waters (including Elizabeth Harbour, Master Harbour, Crab Cay and the southern bonefish flats). Enjoy the spectacular sunrises and sunsets from this deck which provides sun and shade. Wake up to the tranquil sounds of hummingbirds and bananaquits that frequent the tropical gardens surrounding the house.
Enjoy all of the vistas and cool ocean breezes from the open living room and dining areas upstairs. The upper level also has a fully equipped kitchen, pantry, small bedroom (twin bed) and a half bath. There is an additional twin daybed in the living room for an extra guest. Downstairs there are two bedrooms (king and queen beds) with en suite bathrooms and a laundry room.
The house is located 20 minutes or less by car from the beautiful southern beaches, including Hooper's Bay, Jolly Hall, Stocking Island, Forbes Hill and the world famous Tropic of Cancer (voted among the top ten beaches of the world by “Island Living” magazine). The bonefish flats, known for world-class fishing, are a 5 minute walk away and the Moriah Harbour Cay National Park is 5 minutes away by car. These waters are fabulous for kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling and other water sports.
The private location of this house provides the perfect getaway for those seeking peace and tranquility despite being close to several restaurants and the amenities of the quaint town of George Town. Whether you enjoy relaxing, golfing, bird watching, beach combing, fishing, water sports or night life, the Hummingbird House is your home away from home for enjoying all the cays have to offer.
Year Purchased: 2013
About: We started coming to Exuma six years ago to help veterinarians with free neuter and spay clinics for cats and dogs. We fell in love with this beautiful island and its people immediately. We have been all over the Caribbean and Bahamas and have never seen water quite as beautiful as it is around the Exuma Cays. We are all animal lovers and like the fact that there is an ongoing effort to try to help the animals of this island. We live in a cold climate and this is the perfect warm getaway for us.
Why Exuma, Bahamas:
We love this house because it is so private but yet is close to town, beaches, fishing and several excellent restaurants. The view is absolutely breathtaking, the colors of the waters are stunning and the tropical flowering gardens provide a natural habitat for many types of birds. It is the perfect getaway any time of year. The summers are a little warmer but still very nice. We are off the beaten path but you can walk to the bonefish flats for great fishing of all kinds , kayaking , paddle boarding and snorkeling . We are close to the 6 best beaches on the island ... 10 to 20 mins away by car.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We fell in love with the view from this house. We have been told by locals that it is one of the best views on the Island. In the morning one can watch the sun come up with a cup of coffee and in the evening there are glorious sunsets. Also, because of the location on the ridge, there is always a cool ocean breeze. Everyday is an adventure on Exuma, whether it is discovering a new beach, fishing the flats or talking to folks from all over the world who love the sailing that the Exuma Cays provide.
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Front of house...house with a 360 view...paradise
Beautiful view of the Caribbean bonefish flats from the deck...5 minute walk
The most relaxing place on earth..watch the sun rise and set ...amazing views.
Kitchen and pantry area
Living room area
Guest bedroom with ensuite bath
Master bath looking into master bedroom
Bonefish from the flats just a 10 minute walk from the house
Starfish on sandbar close to house
Beautiful island, friendly folks and delicious fish and lobster
Beautiful Hoopers Bay beach about 6 miles north of the house
Beautiful Caribbean just a 5 minute walk away right below the house
Front of house surrounded by tropical gardens
World famous Tropic of Cancer Beach just south of the house
Upstairs living Room , Dining and Kitchen area
Dining room table
Upstairs living room area
Small upstairs bedroom with twin bed
Master bedroom with king bed and bath
Kayaking just south of house ...yes the water is this color!
Swimming with turtles at Hooper's Bay, Great Exuma.
Swimming at the sandbar and Haulover Bar just 3 miles south of house
One of many tropical flowers in the gardens surrounding the house
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017
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