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New - Oceanfront, 35 ft pool, Stunning Views of Ocean- Ideal Location"""

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedroom/6 Bath Ocean Front Home with Pool and Direct Beach Access

This recently built stunning 6 BEDROOM / 6 BATH Oceanfront home sleeps up to 12 including children (over age 1yr) . Our Oceanfront home Southern Cross was designed specifically for your Vacation Rental Enjoyment. 3,000+ sq feet of OCEAN FRONT beach living at its finest with 35 ft beachside in ground Pool.

Be one of the First to enjoy the pleasures of vacationing at our home! Summer of 2015 was our inaugural summer - take part booking for this high caliber home - Southern Cross of Abacos in Elbow Cay Hopetown .


Our home is centrally located on the Island of Elbow Cay, on the Ocean Shores of White Sound with free access to the White Sound boat dock just down the street from our house.

Southern Cross offers direct beach access - Walk just steps to our beach. White sand beaches and plush dunes surround the home. We are just a little ways down from the 'surf' hot spot of the island, if the waves are good you will see a few surfers out with their boards. You can also walk to the Abaco Inn from the beach or road side. The islands famous Tahiti Beach is just a short golf cart ride away, as is the Hopetown Marina/lightouse. Southern Cross has the convenience of having the food store just down the street and as well as a few local take out places for bbq and dinner options,,


We are one of the few Vacation Rental homes on the Island to have 6 King Bedrooms and 6 private baths! Isn't it nice to go on vacation with a few couples and have your own private bathroom ?

Swim in our ocean front 35 ft salt water pool oasis with expansive decking and outdoor shower, relax and lounge in the sunshine and enjoy the ocean breezes! This is not a small splash pool ! Pool has expansive decking and plenty of patio furniture and lounges ,,,additional oceanfront decking perched on top of dunes for additional ocean view enjoyment and entertaining.

Multi floor living areas. For your usage Southern Cross has a Ping Pong Table, New Treadmill, Elliptical, Direct TV, and sectional couch. Stereo equipment , dvd, Family Board Games and beach toys are at the house as well.... Lots of Recreational and Fitness options offered ,,,,

Our front yard has space for outdoor recreation that includes a Volley Ball court / Soccer/ LAX / Bocce Ball friendly!

Free wifi, and automatic generator are provided for your usage,,, Of course we also offer central Air conditioning . We do allow our tenants to access our Laundry room - washer and dryer are included for your usage. (We Politely ask that you Bring some TIDE Tablets to keep it neat and Clean) We have focused on High end appointments that add a special touch to make this home stand out as a winner.


You know the saying 'its all about the Views'? Well that defines Southern Cross, as there are many ocean views from multiple areas of our home - including views of the Sea of Abaco to the west! Southern Cross is a two story home with decking on both levels.

We designed this house for your vacation needs, relax on our multi level outdoor covered decking. We make it easy to enjoy the ocean views from the living room , dining room, and bedrooms. No Widows towers to climb to see our views,,,


The house is 2 stories of over 3,000 square feet of well designed free flowing living space. Our home has an eclectic beach decor with a modern spin.

Upper Floor: Kitchen , Living Room , Dining Room, 2 Bedrooms/2 baths :

The upper level houses the Spacious Kitchen designed for a crowd in mind.! All new appliances , White Terrazzo stone countertops with deep rich color cabinets. Decorative Pendent lighting , ,,, dining room with A great Spacious Wooden table that seats 12+ PLUS we have seating for 4 at counter bar. Blender, toaster , Microwave, Water Filtration System, Ice Maker , Dish Washer , gas stove , Side by Side refrigerator with water dispenser ,,,, no details are left undone,,,We also have a charcoal BBQ for your grilling needs.

The living room has panoramic views of Ocean and Sea of Abaco. The living room seating is comfortable and spacious. We have a large sectional sofa that can accommodate 8 - 10 people. 54 inch Flat Panel Smart TV is wall mounted and provides Direct TV. Access to the deck is just off the dining room. free wifi is provided .

All of the walls in our home have white washed wood paneling, and tiled floors throughout. We take pride in providing a clean home with high end appointments. We have NO carpeting,,,,Our entire home is tiled with a flooring that gives the appearance of distressed beach wood... adding to our beach living theme...

Lower Floor: Living Room/Rec area Laundry Room / 4 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms

Each of our 6 bedrooms have kings beds and their own private bath with designer selected tile and professional decorator's touches,,

Two out of 6 bathrooms have full tubs with showers/ and the other 4 have showers.

Designer bedding with white sheets and matlesse comforters , beach themed bright colored throw pillows, all bedrooms rooms have window treatments.


We take pride in our home and want to share our knowledge and experience of the island’s amenities with you . Please ask us any questions, we want to make your experience enjoyable and memorable. We do offer as part of our rental pick up/ drop off of guests and their luggage at the Hopetown Ferry Boat dock . Golf Carts are available for rent from local companies for a small fee ,,,,

Our initial feedback has been incredibly positive and complimentary !! Come and share in the GOOD LIFE Southern Cross has to offer,,,,

More Details

Southern Cross Management Team - Karen
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Southern Cross Management Team - Karen

Karen and Mike Shields and their family live In Jacksonville Florida and own commercial and Vacation rental Properties.

Southern Cross Management Team - Karen purchased this house in 2014

Why Southern Cross Management Team - Karen chose Hope Town

We LOVE HOPETOWN and it's a great place to vacation with your family and friends and Have GREAT FUN, Fish, Eat, Sleep, Drink and an entirely SAFE environment.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful Beaches and Great Food and Picturesque WATER , Fishing and boating paradise ...

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been coming to Hopetown for years ..Southern Cross is one of the nicest homes we have rented on the island , I love the fact it has 6 separate bedrooms and 6 private baths. The pool is not just a small dipping pool, its a pretty comfortable size , it has lots of lounge chairs and umbrellas for shade. there is a deck area right on the edge of the dune - perfect for morning coffee or evening dining . The beach is within steps of the home - the ocean views are great ...we loved the volley ball net in front ..We will be back !
May 2016
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Hope Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • Each bathroom has listello tile accents - tile 2 bathrooms have tubs with shower , 4 have showers
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
  • 6 bedrooms each with King size bed and private bath+ 2 inflatable Queen mattresses. Occupancy includes children (over 1 yr of age) = Max 12
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Golf cart rentals are available please inquire, rental includes one pick up at ferry and transportation to home from Hopetown ferry dock, Close to White Sound Public for your boat dockage needs,,, SOUTHERN CROSS has a NEW 30 KW John DEERE DIESEL Generator! This should alleviate any POWER issues in the summers. This is a TOP of the LINE Generator and a REAL POWERHOUSE!!


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New - Oceanfront, 35 ft pool, Stunning Views of Ocean- Ideal Location
average rating of 4.962963 based on 29 reviews

Beautiful home -- like something out of a magazine!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home -- like something out of a magazine! But still very comfortable. We were only two couples and we were able to be together if we wanted or separate if we needed. And we loved being so close to the Abaco Inn. The food there is fantastic! We experienced no difficulties whatsoever and would go back again -- this time with a bigger group!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your positive review and look forward to your return visit to Southern Cross of Abacos
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Greenville, SC

Paradise found

  • 5 of 5

The perfect house for 6 couples to enjoy paradise. Spacious, clean, gorgeous views. Loved lounging by the pool, easy walk to white sound dock where we kept the rental boat. Generator was great to have during the power outage. Centrally located on the island. 10 minute golf cart ride to downtown, 3-5 minutes to Firefly and Abaco Inn and Seaspray. We will be back!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterloo, Nebraska

Southern Cross

  • 5 of 5

Great time at the house and on the beach. The house fit our family of eleven perfectly. Restaurants and grocery store close by. Golf carts pretty much a must, but you can walk to Abaco inn.

Would recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern Cross Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Southern Cross mid-August. It was a return to Hopetown after many years for us and our now grown sons, wives and girlfriends and their favorite aunt! The home was perfect to accommodate our family. The location is ideal as you get the best of the beach, the White Sound dock, and so close to the store, Mackey's, etc. It is also very convenient to get to town on golf carts. The house has everything you need for an island vacation. The pool is perfect after a day on the ocean. The caretakers made sure we had what we needed and responded right away when we had a question. We will definitely return to this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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FLowood, MS

A great house on a fantasy island.

  • 5 of 5

Great location on the island. Large well furnished kitchen. Steps from a beach, marina, grocery and restaurants. Comes with a generator, a necessary item for a comfortable stay. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder CO

Good location. Beautiful spacious house; everything in working order and clean

  • 4 of 5

Our group of 11 family members loved the 6 beautiful bedrooms; each one with an en suite. Kitchen, living room, dining area perfect for our large group. Plenty of room to play games and cards. Loved the pool and easy access to beach and ocean below

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Marsh Harbor
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Abaco Inn / Fire Fly/ Sea Spray/
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Albury Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Abaco Inn/ Firefly/ Sea Spray/ On Da Beach
Nearest Beach
In Front of home - Direct oceanfront
Car: not necessary

Hopetown is a unique island with picturesque beaches, great boating and fishing, crystal clear waters … no cars , no hassles . Our home takes full advantage of the Ocean and Sea of Abaco views


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

clean fee/ mgt fee/tax $400
Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $500

Max of 12 people this includes all children except infants THIS IS STRICTLY ENFORCED
Holiday Weeks are considered PEAK Season/upcharges 10-15% may apply to holiday weeks i.e. spring break, easter, memorial day, labor day, new year eve. Prefer Min of week for summer rental.
Contact owner for off season rates and Applicable special rates / CHANGE OVER DAYS - MAY BE FLEXIBLE INQUIRE ,
Hurricane Season Rates- inquire about our protection options for cancelation during this season .
There are incentives -$$ for REPEAT GUESTS, extra guest fees will be implemented

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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