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'BUCKET LIST Vacation To The Out Island Of Exuma'

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Freshly Furnished2 Bedroom Bungalow With Ocean View steps from a Secluded Beach!

2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom home. Featuring 2 king beds, dressers, sofa with ottoman, linens, towels, full kitchen with breakfast bar, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, central air, full size front loading washer/dryer, full size bbq, large deck, patio furniture, beach tent, beach chairs, island cell phone, flat screen tv, wifi, cable, gardens, outdoor shower, parking, steps to a beautiful secluded beach. Golf the Greg Norman championship golf course at Emerald Bay, or book a unique boat excursion to see the famous swimming pigs!


Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 7, 2017

About Owner/Manager

We live in Ontario and over the past few years we have fallen in love with the Exumas. We absolutely love meeting new people from around the world, and helping them have a trip of a lifetime. Exuma is paradise, Exuma is a dream come true to experience. Nothing excites us more than talking to guests about the island and our home.

Owner/Manager purchased this house in 2014

Why Owner/Manager chose Exuma

Great Exuma was always a 'bucket list' destination for us. We have always loved to explore different areas of the Caribbean. We even tried to plan our beach wedding on Exuma years ago, but realized that there were limited flights and no direct flights from Canada to the Bahamas out island. Air Canada began offering direct flights from Toronto to Great Exuma and we booked a flight. Instantly, we fell in love with the quiet island, an absolute untouched piece of paradise. From its tiny airport, friendly people and unspoiled beaches, we knew then that we wanted to have a home there one day. We continued to travel to the island whenever possible and found ourselves looking at homes for sale. In 2014 our dream became a reality. We put our heart and sole into renovating the beach house along with all new furnishings. We now enjoy sharing our piece of paradise with guests from all around the world.

What makes this house unique

Experience a 'bucket list' vacation in the bahamas on the island of Great Exuma. Enjoy ocean views, steps to the beach, beautiful gardens, spacious kitchen and a secluded beautiful private beach. The entire house offers all the amenities of home. Listen to the waves on the back deck. Canuck Palms is only 5 minutes from the Georgetown Airport, and just down the road from Emerald Bay and the Greg Norman Championship Golf Course.

Amenities

Farmer's Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , oversize tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , oversize tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , pillow top mattress
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , pillow top mattress
  • tile floor with walk in closets and large windows
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is an outdoor shower with warm & cold water, to rinse off after a day at the beach. Cozy bathrobes also provided to guests. The full size washer and dryer is also provided for use by our guests.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

'BUCKET LIST Vacation To The Out Island Of Exuma'
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Greenwood
5

Great little villa for private relaxation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were here in February 2017. We didn't want to pay for Sandals but wanted to be on Exuma. This villa was perfect. Two bedrooms were large, central AC in the house worked well. The wifi was good. We only used the TV for a little bit of superbowl watching.

The kitchen is well equipped. A decent grocery store is in Georgetown "Exuma Market". We made egg sandwiches for breakfast every day and had some snacks and lunch meat for beach days. There is a liquor store just north about 200 yards on the main road.

They had a great selection of quality snorkel gear and had four beach chairs as well. The outdoor shower was a nice touch. The back deck is very private as well. Great place to lounge and listen to the waves.

You can walk to a beach in about three minutes out the back door that was deserted.

For navigation, have Google maps on your phone. The GPS will move your dot around the island on the map for you even without cell data. Search for destination on Wifi.

Highly recommend going to "Cocoplum beach" at low tide. From the house, turn right onto the main road and drive about 15 minutes. You'll see a place on the left with three roads splitting and keep going straight another minute or so. There's a large blue rectangular trash container and turn right here. Half mile up is the beach on a rocky road. Incredible sand bars, sand dollars, and completed deserted.

Also a trip to Little Exuma is worth it for part of a day. Tropic of Cancer beach and the two just north of it along the coast are amazing. Restaurants are slim on the island. Catch a Fire is decent and a good place for a sunset. There is a community of shacks just north of Georgetown that will cook freshly caught fish and is worth checking out. "February point" had a nice restaurant as well. We went there at 11:45a in the car and got to lounge by their pool while waiting for the restaurant to open at noon. Also free Wifi.

We did a boat tour with "Four C's Adventures" that was $180 for full day. It included the thunderball grotto, swim with pigs, iguanas, sight seeing private islands and a nice sandbar stop. The marina is off one of the splits in the road to the north.

If you like to truly get away and relax in an incredible private setting, this villa on Exuma is for you. If you need to be waited on and lounge by the pool for a week and miss all the incredible sites, then go to Sandals.

You CAN bring drones to the island but you have to apply for a permit online before.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian Thank you for taking the time to prepare such a fabulous review, including lots of detail about our home and your adventures on Exuma. We are truly grateful for guests such as you that appreciate our efforts that we have made to ensure our guests have the best experience of home amenities and get the full appreciation of the beautiful island of Exuma. Thank you for choosing our home as your vacation rental and hope to have you back again one day. Sincerely, Brett & Heather
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Peterborough
5

Blissful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and two young boys (ages 5 and 8) had the most wonderful vacation here and can't say enough good things about our rental on the beach. This place has everything you need. It's all there and is such a great, central location. We would be off on our daily adventures and it was so nice to come back and have wifi, barbeque on deck, plenty of fans and AC, comfortable beds, and washer and dryer. The decor is lovely and Heather and Brett are not the type to leave you hanging, answering any question/concerns within an hour. They have all the bases covered! The only negative is when we had to go home.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are so happy to hear that our home & location met all of your needs and that your family got to experience the beautiful Island of Exuma. We would love to have you back! Brett & Heather
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New Jersey
5

Beautiful Home in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My friend Danielle and I stayed at this beautiful home for five nights. It was absolutely perfect, clean and had all the amenities a five star resort would offer. The King beds were super comfortable, Linens and robes were provided and we were a two min walk to the beach! Heather was super helpful and answered any questions we had, gave suggestions on places to eat and things to do. I highly recommend this property and I will be sure to recommend it to all my friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your response. We are so happy to hear that our vacation home and location met all of your needs. It was a pleasure to assist/help you with your planning. We would love to have you back! Regards, Brett & Heather
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Georgetown International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Georgetown Water Taxi
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Greg Norman Championship Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
35 Metres
Pathway from the rear of the property
Car: recommended

There are several unique excursions to visit/do on the island of exuma:

-swimming pigs, feeding stingrays, iguana island, compass cay feed the sharks, snorkel at thunderball grotto, chat n chill, stocking island, tropic of cancer beach, santanas bar & grill, catch a fire restaurant, shop at georgetown straw market, bone fish in the bone fish flats, golf on the greg norman championship golf course, rent a boat from minns watersports,

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Rates & Availability

Farmer's Hill House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Exit clean $150

In the event of Guest Cancellation within 60 days of the scheduled reservation, we will provide 100% refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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