Out Island Cottage on Water Offers Gorgeous Bit of Paradise with Dock
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Well built, charming two-story home is right on the water. Interior decor is comfortable and inviting, and layout is great for entertaining or spending family time together. Downstairs offers a separate in-law suite for privacy (1 bedroom with full kitchen and bath), while the upstairs' two bedrooms are on opposite sides of the house and have similar furnishings/ amenities. A well-stocked kitchen is open to the living area. Outdoor showers on decks of both levels are great for coming in from the ocean (kids, salt and sand!). The wrap-around deck has plenty of comfortable seating for all your company to enjoy the sunsets and outdoor eating.
While staying at the Halcyon House, rent a boat and enjoy the numerous islands throughout the Abacos; visit different restaurants and attractions throughout your stay. Come back to the dock at Halcyon at night to enjoy your sunset and the gorgeous surroundings. Or, stay on Lubbers Quarters and snorkel, paddle board, or fish just off of your long dock. Head over to Cracker P's for lunch or dinner. Cook fresh seafood from the Down Deep charters house a few doors down! Your choice!
Member since: 2014
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
50% due upon booking; balance due 60 days prior to arrival. Deposits refundable 100% if alternate guests are booked, for those dates, should you change your mind or have a conflict arise. We will reschedule your reservation if there is a hurricane warning issued for the Abacos within 1 week of your arrival date.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Car: Not Necessary
Rent a boat and enjoy the numerous islands throughout the Abacos; visit different restaurants and attractions throughout your stay. Come back to the dock at Halcyon at night to enjoy your sunset and the gorgeous surroundings. Or stay on Lubbers Quarters and snorkel, paddle board, or fish just off of your dock. Head over to Cracker P's for lunch or dinner. Cook fresh seafood from the Down Deep charters house a few doors down! Your choice!
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: The Engels currently live just outside Atlanta, GA. They have two girls, three dogs and three horses. Jay Engel grew up in Atlanta, attended the University of Texas in Austin, UT Southwestern Medical School, and University of Virginia residency program. He currently practices Emergency Medicine. Bunchie Shelmire Engel grew up in Dallas, TX and attended the University of Virginia. She currently maintains her CPA license and works for a Stonegate Capital Partners as a senior research analyst. The entire Engel clan is very active and loves the outdoors, especially being on the water, fishing, and boating.
Why the Owner Chose Hope Town, The Bahamas:
We found the Halcyon House in June 2014 on a visit to the Abacos with family. We had made several visits to islands before and had always talked about one day buying a place of our own. A real estate booklet caught our eye over lunch, and next thing we knew, we were heading to Lubbers Quarters. Then, once we saw the house, we knew that it was meant to be. We closed in October 2014 and are happy to be sharing our wonderful new family getaway with you and yours!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Come see for yourself! Get away from the hustle and bustle, and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of the west side of Lubbers! Kids will love the bright starfish, fish, and conchs in the clear waters as well as the curly tailed lizards and colorful birds. Find fabulous shells on local beaches. Adults - close the laptops and get out and go - or simply relax and unwind on the comfort of your deck with a good book or hit the dock with your fishing pole! Two double paddle boards made available to renters as well!
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The Halcyon House
Dock next to the Halcyon House
Upper deck with sitting and eating areas
Family/living area opposite the kitchen
Upstairs bedroom 2
Curly tail visitors eating pumpkin bread
Starfish and snorkeling
View of front of the cottage from the water
Front middle deck
Upper deck with sitting and eating areas
Upstairs bedroom 1
Downstairs bedroom (in-law suite)
Sunset with friends
From the deck
Peaceful west side
Kids love it!!!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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