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Waterfront, Family Friendly, Bahamian Retreat with Dock

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 11, 2017

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 Grand Bahama

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
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

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(24 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront, Family Friendly, Bahamian Retreat with Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 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: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, glad you enjoyed your stay! Wayne
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5

Great Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do it justice! Highly recommend. Eric is extremely helpful. We crossed in our 30' boat and the dock was perfect. Having water & power on the dock made for icing on the cake. Thank you to the Diamonds for providing such a wonderful place to stay in Westend.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. I am reading your review while sitting in the house having coffee with my wife, Debbie and our caretaker Eric. We came over Saturday since the weekend was open and are having a relaxing time. Regards, Wayne
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5

Excellent place to stay. Clean and comfortable. Has everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

Beach was perfect for morning walks. House was clean and roomy. Maintenence man was very helpful and polite. A great experience over all and will definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. The hurricane "eye" came right over the house but luckily only minor damage. The island received an enormous amount of damage. Relief efforts have begun and power and water services will slowly return. We will repair our damage in the coming weeks and look forward to your return. Regards, Wayne and Debbie Diamond
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5

Great Property!

  • 5 of 5

I made the crossing from West Palm Beach, and couldn't have asked for a better set up. The boat was docked right behind the house, 30 Amp electric was available, freezer for bait and ice, in addition to a fish cleaning table to filet the days catch. We had 6 adults on the trip and between the 2 bedrooms and trundle bed in the living room, it worked quite well. Plenty of room and overall the house and appliances are in great shape. Eric, was our local contact, and was very attentive to our needs and made sure we had everything to make our stay enjoyable. If you're looking for a private home to rent, I highly recommend considering this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your kind words are much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again. Regards, Wayne and Debbie Diamond
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5

Great vacation house

  • 5 of 5

House is immaculate and very cute. Has everything you need. Dock is great and there is plenty of freezer storage for fish, ice, and bait. The caretaker Eric is a great guy and will take you to restaurants, stores, sightseeing. I highly recommend. Have been there twice this summer and going back again August 1 for lobster season. This is a perfect place to rent if you have a boat and want to have a really nice time.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun Experience

  • 5 of 5

The house is fantastic. Walk out the front door onto the beach and the beauty of the crystal clear water. Walk out the back door to your boat tied up to the dock. Two freezers for bait, fish etc. House is clean, cool A/C and fully equipped. Eric that lives nearby is attentive and checks frequently to make sure you have all the essentials. He and is brother are two gems and offer lots of information about fishing, snorkeling, restaurants etc. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning fee $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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