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Beautiful one acre Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath

We welcome you to enjoy a piece of our lovely Island by staying at Orchard Manor. Our property (1 acre) is located a walk away from pink sandy beaches found on the western end of the island - Daniels Head and Long Bay Beach, two great beaches for the family. Collect shells on the shoreline or get up close and personal with sea life. Let the kids play on the playground if they don't want to be in the water.

Our property has a large front yard for entertaining, great for weddings and big celebrations. Our back yard is a more private setting for BBQ'ing with the family. There is a small gym on the property featuring an elliptical, recumbent bike, stationary bike, free weights etc.

This two bedroom, two bath unit has a queen size bed in one bedroom and two full size beds in the other bedroom. The kitchen/living area is combined. This is a very spacious two bedroom unit.

Cable television, wireless internet, central A/C and beach equipment (floatation devices, beach towels & chairs) are provided.

In addition to this two bedroom, two bath unit, there is a very large three bedroom, three and 1/2 bath unit which is also listed on VRBO #506733.

More Details

Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property

Stan and Sandra are both retired educators/School Principals (Stan - 37 years in education; Sandra - 34 years in education). Both were born in Bermuda and received their tertiary education in the United States.

Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property chose Somerset Village

The property is large (1 acre) in a quiet, tranquil neighborhood close to the beaches.

What makes this apartment unique

The property has endemic Bermuda trees, a few banana plants and a vegetable garden. There is also another vacation rental on site comprising of 3 bedrooms, and 3 & 1/2 baths - vrbo #506733.


Somerset Village Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There are two bathrooms- one has a shower and the other has a tub/shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • There are two bedrooms - one has two full sized beds, bath and walk-in closet. The other bedroom has a queen sized bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful one acre Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches
average rating of 4.72 based on 25 reviews

Lovely hosts

  • 3 of 5

Stan and Sandra were lovely and very accommodating hosts. We had a nice stay at their rental property and they were very generous in taking us to the grocery store and to obtain bus passes at the post office. They even gave us bus tickets and drove us to a restaurant our first night, as the post office was, by then, closed for purchasing bus passes. Their property is pretty remote from many of the attractions on the island, and we found this to be a little bit of a downfall. Taxis to and from the airport are pricey. Also, since we traveled late winter, we were really looking forward to using the pool, and the attached spa, but were dismayed to discover that they were not heated. Something that is probably beneficial for winter guests to know. The accommodations were clean, sufficient, and simple.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. It was our pleasure accommodating your family and assisting with transport to the grocery store, Post Office and restaurant. We understand your concern about the distance from the airport and the Taxi fare, however, we inform our potential guests of the Taxi fare before they 'book' the property. Regarding attractions, Crystal Caves and Historic St. Georges are at the airport end of the Island, 45-50 mins. away, however, the Dockyard Area (i.e. Americas Cup Races, mini-golf, water sports center, cruise ship & ferry terminal, mini-mall, 5 restaurants, etc. -8 min. drive), two beautiful beaches, the Famous South Shore Beaches, the main Lighthouse, the world-class Port Royal Golf Course are between 5 - 15 mins from the property. We do not advertise a 'Heated Pool/Jacuzzi'; in Bermuda, very few private pools are heated, and when asked, we inform our potential guests, however, we will ensure to inform all potential winter guests that our Pool is not heated. The best months for warm temperatures (75 - 87 degrees) are between May to October. It is usually colder (60 - 75 degrees) from November to March/April. Once again, thanks for the comments and suggestions.
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful week in Bermuda, and felt spoiled by our amazing hosts. Thank you for the kind, warm, helpful and loving welcome and care. We appreciated the quiet of the neighborhood, and the convenience to bus stops and groceries, and the helpful advice and assistance of our hosts. All of this helped make our explorations across Bermuda easy and fun. We are looking forward to returning to Bermuda sometime soon in the future!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Orchard Manor. It was our pleasure meeting and accommodating your wonderful family during your trip to lovely Bermuda. Yes, our property is conveniently located close to many amenities such as: the supermarket, bus stop, two beaches, a moped rental facility, a water sports rental facility, restaurants (eat-in or take-out), and a playground (to name a few). Thanks for the positive comments and we look forward to hosting your family and possibly friends of yours in the future. Have a Blessed 2018!
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So. Hadley, Massachusetts

Sandy's Parish, #620386

  • 4 of 5

This property had everything that we needed for a relaxing getaway. Stan and Sandra were very accommodating, arranging transportation to and from the airport, taking us to the grocery store as well as taking us to rent scooters. The two bedroom unit had plenty of space for the four of us. The property was peaceful, quiet and close to stores and public transportation. The owners truly care about their guests. Thank you Stan and Sandra for your hospitality.

Debbie, Peter, Jeff & Theresa

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing Orchard Manor and thanks for the review. Yes, we try to be good Bermudian ambassadors by ensuring that our guests are well taken care of. We are pleased that you were comfortable and it was our pleasure supporting/assisting you during your stay.
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great location & value

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable accommodation in a great location close to beaches , shops & public transport . Would be hard to beat in price & position .

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing Orchard Manor. We are pleased that the unit and our location met your needs.
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Amazing home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This property had everything that we needed for a relaxing getaway. Stan and Sandra were accommodating from the moment we arrived on the property and were always available if we had any questions. They assisted us in getting groceries/bus passes on the first day of our stay, and even gave us a ride to the dockyard on the last day when the buses suddenly went on strike. These owners truly care about their guests.

The two bedroom unit has plenty of space for a family of 4, and having a second full bathroom was very convenient. WiFi signal was strong and appliances were all in good condition. The whole property was calm, peaceful and quiet.

Anyone who wants to avoid a cramped hotel room on their vacation should strongly consider this property. It's closely located to bus routes and ferry stations, which will allow you to explore this wonderful Island from your own private home base.

Thank you again to Stan and Sandra we hope to see you soon!

Gordon & Cou

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive comments about your stay at Orchard Manor. We were very pleased to assist you and to help ensure that you enjoyed your Family getaway in our wonderful Island, Bermuda. Yes, our proximity to the bus stop, two beaches, two supermarkets, restaurants, the Dockyard area and other places of interest has been very convenient for the guests. Thanks again for choosing Orchard Manor and please consider us in any future travel plans to Bermuda.
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Amazing Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 travelled to Bermuda for Cup Match and we were greatly pleased by our accommodations. We rented five rooms and was surprised at how marvelous it all was. The house is in close proximity to the beaches and we were able to walk to the beach and enjoy the evening sunset and take a night swim. Mr. Stan and Ms. Sandra were wonderful hosts. They arranged for taxis to pick us up from the airport and once we arrived on the property they gave us the grand tour. The house has excellent wifi and we were all able to keep in touch with our families that we left behind in the states. We are all looking forward to going back in 2018!!!

In my reviews I usually list a con to allow readers to get a clear picture of an establishment however I honestly don't have a con for Orchard Manor. Traveling with great friends and staying in this beautiful place made this one of my greatest vacations!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive comments. It was our pleasure accommodating everyone in both units. The highlight was the Pool Party after the Cup Match festivities. We will be in touch regarding Cup Match 2018.
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
LF Wade International
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Country Squire
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Port Royal Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Country Squire
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Daniel's Head & Somerset Long Bay
Car: not necessary

The rental unit is on an acre of property in a tranquil garden setting. Plans have been approved for a swimming pool (34'x 15') which will be completed by March 2015.




Additional information about rental rates

The rates are based on one - two persons.
If three or four persons are interested, there is an additional $30.00 per person per night.
Also, if interested in more than one week (i.e. 8 nights or more), feel free to negotiate the nightly rate with the owners.
N.B. THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL FEES OR TAXES. Rates subject to change.
Payments can be made via Credit Card (contact us to receive the information regarding the Credit Card Processing Form).
There is a 4% Fee (i.e. 50% deposit + 4% fee) for the Credit Card transaction. The Fee is for the agency, White Roof B & B in Bermuda that processes the transaction via HSBC Bank, Bermuda. The balance can be brought in Cash (US dollars) upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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