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Waterfront, Family Friendly, Bahamian Retreat with Dock

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom, two bath fully equipped home with 35 foot dock

If you are looking for a vacation rental to relax and get away from it all, 'Diamondhead' is for you! 'Diamondhead' is a 1200 square foot fully equipped 2 bedroom, 2 bath family home approximately 55 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida. It is easily accessible by commercial or private air service as well as by boat. We are bordered by the inlet on one side and a canal on the other with the ocean outside of our back door. This family home is completely furnished and available with all kitchen appliances as well as pots, pans, dishes, glasses and silverware. There is a full-sized washer and dryer. The house comes complete with DirecTV and Wi-Fi. The master bedroom has a queen sized bed while the second bedroom is equipped with twin beds. A trundle bed is located within the great room area. There is a 35 foot dock equipped with electricity and water as well as a storage shed with a freezer for fish and bait. A barbecue grill is included. Our home is in a quiet, secluded area; however, there is a large resort located a few minutes away. Snorkeling for lobsters is available out back while fishing for Wahoo is within shouting distance. Pets will be considered on a case by case basis and, if accepted, a pet fee of $50 will be applied. A $150.00 cleaning fee will also be added.


Owner
Wayne and Deborah Diamond
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Wayne and Deborah Diamond

Our permanent residence is on the east coast of Florida and a mere 2 1/2 hours away from 'Diamondhead.' We love being able to jump in our boat and head away for a weekend or a week.

Wayne and Deborah Diamond purchased this house in 2006

Why Wayne and Deborah Diamond chose West End

Our family enjoys fishing and boating as well as quiet times to foster family relationships. 'Diamondhead' has provided us the opportunity to 'get away from it all' and enjoy our times together.

What makes this house unique

'Diamondhead' has provided our family with a quiet retreat to vacation with our children. Now that they are adults, they return with their friends and loved ones to make new memories and continue those special family times.

Amenities

West End House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , trundle bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Rental car and private chef available upon request

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront, Family Friendly, Bahamian Retreat with Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

Very cool place to stay if you're coming over by boat from the East Coast of Florida

  • 5 of 5

Good fishing

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, glad you enjoyed your stay! Wayne
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5

Lovely cottage, great location for boaters

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this lovely home. We crossed in our open fisherman from Stuart, and this gave us a roomy, super clean, comfortable place to stay in between fishing and snorkeling adventures. The entire home is spotless, and more spacious than the pictures suggest. The beds were comfortable, dock was secure and had water and power. The kitchen is well equipped, but if you don't feel like cooking just head over to Blue Marlin Cove for a meal and a dip in the pool.

One of the highlights of our trip was the house caretaker, Eric! He set us up with taxi rides, rental car, restaurant recommendations, fishing recommendations, local lore, and a fish fry fundraiser for his hometown of Bootle Bay!

We hope to return some day!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great review. It’s nice to see you enjoyed yourselves and we do hope you come again. Eric is a great host and we are very happy to have him a “member of the family. “
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5

Hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding location for boaters from Florida to fish and call home for a week. We will be back next year for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. See you next year!!! Wayne and Debbie
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5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

We arrived by boat on Thursday morning from Stuart,Florida. Our ride offer was perfect when we arrived at the house we were greeted by Eric and his brother Dino. We really didn’t need either one of them because everything was set up perfectly. We would call Eric to have his brother come over and pick up some fish that we caught, he hung around with us to just talk. We really enjoyed his visits with us. As far as the house it was just perfect for our needs. The house was set up completely with everything you could possibly need although we did bring a lot of our own stuff (food, spices,paper towels,plates etc..) but most of what we didn’t use we left behind for the next group that would come and stay there.The House was clean and the beds were comfortable. I would definitely recommend this home for anyone that wants a quick getaway to the Bahamas.

As I stated we took our boat across (2 1/2 hours) and it was a perfect ride over for us.

The only think that was missing was lawn chairs to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful views. Other than chairs our trip was perfect and chairs wouldn’t ruin our fun!! lol

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We will work on having some lawn chairs available for your next visit. Regards, Wayne and Debbie Diamond
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Jupiter, Fl
5

We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

This house is very cute. It was immaculate when we walked in. The owner was very quick to respond. Four of us came by boat to fish and dive and play. The dock was perfect. The caretaker, Eric and his team were excellent. They brought us to a $10 per plate fundraiser at the Pink Pearl for a nearby park. Food was great. Sorbas was quit good too! It is nicer than many VRBO cottages and lodging we have rented in the Bahamas over the years. We’ll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grant, FL
5

Awesome experience!

  • 5 of 5

Our 3 night stay was very comfortable. The house has all of the amenities you could ask for, including kitchen appliances, a refrigerator and 2 freezers, washer/dryer, portable bbq, wifi, and more. Quite, peaceful location. Easy access to the beach and ocean. Our host Eric was very resourceful and accommodating. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your incredible review. Glad you had a great stay and we look forward to your return. Regards, Wayne and Debbie
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Freeport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Pink Pearl
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Freeport
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Lucaya
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pink Pearl
Nearest Beach
Outside Back Door
Car: recommended

Home is located on the western end of Grand Bahama Island, in an area known as Bootle Bay. We are convenient to Old Bahama Bay and all of its amenities. There are several local restaurants in the area. Enjoy shelling and snorkeling outside of the back door. You can fish off the dock or from the beach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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