An Idyllic Slice of Paradise
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
That's the description of Buttonwood Hammock written in the house guest book recently. The house sits above the trees, a peaceful, private oasis on the tranquil north end of Elbow Cay, just one mile north of the quaint settlement of Hope Town. The spectacular ocean beach is just across the sand road, and the Sea of Abaco's pristine gentle beach is nearby as well. From the widow's walk atop the house, a 360 degree water panorama awaits; star gazing at night is breathtaking.
Perched on stilts, this beautiful 3BR/2Bath home has commanding views of the island and the sea surrounding it. High ceilings lend spaciousness to the living room, dining room and fully-equipped kitchen. The wrap-around deck is perfect for al fresco dining, and birdwatchers will be enthralled, especially with the hummingbirds visiting the feeder.
The master bedroom has a queen bed an attached bath, featuring a tub with shower. Twin beds grace the 2nd downstairs bedroom, next to the 2nd bathroom. The loft, comfortable for children or a 3rd couple, has a queen bed.
If you love deserted beaches, the sound of the ocean lulling you to sleep, spectacular snorkeling and diving, boating to other islands in the clear aquamarine Sea of Abaco, abd generally un-plugging from the world, this is for you!
The owners, full-time residents of Hope Town, are always available to be of assistance.
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Member since: 2014
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Beach View
- Ocean View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- 5 or 6 people $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 7.5%
Cancellation policy: If you cancel 90 days prior to arrival, you will receive your deposit back less 10% of the deposit for processing fee. If you cancel less than 90 days before arrival, you will lose your deposit unless we can re-rent the house for those same dates.
50% is due at time of booking; the remainder is due thirty (30) days prior to arrival. We accept PayPal or you may send a U.S. personal check; details available from owner. Eleanor or Christopher Prewitt
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Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: We sailed into Hope Town harbour in 1995, and instantly fell in love with it! We built the house in '96 and moved to Hope Town to run a sailboat charter company. We retired from that in 2007, and are permanent residents of Abaco -- this is our home, and we love living here!
Why the Owner Chose Elbow Cay, Bahamas:
Having fallen in love with Hope Town, we bought the lot on the beautiful, quiet north end of Elbow Cay.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We designed the house as an open, airy beach house, with spectacular views of the surroundings. We love to have all the windows and the French doors open to the outside....though there is always the chance that a bird will join us! -- opening the hatch to the widow's walk is the quickest way to provide him with an exit. The deck is the perfect spot for eating, reading and just enjoying nature. We have welcomed renters to the house since we built it, and they all comment that they love the peace, quiet and beauty of the spot, especially after a busy day out on the water.
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Master bedroom, opens onto deck
Sea of Abaco beach, due east of house
Master bedroom, bathroom attached
Atlantic beach, just across the sand beach
Atlantic beach, just across the sand road
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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