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Adorable Cottages With Gorgeous White Sandy Beach And Dock

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottages Located In A Peaceful & Serene Location 150 Feet From Private Beach

Please note the listed rental quote is for the Hummingbird cottage and your quote will depend on renting either or both. Hummingbird cottage is a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom with twin vessel sinks. It has an open living room, lovely kitchen area complete with washer and dryer. Bedrooms located on 1st and a 2nd floor bedroom with 2 queen sized beds with a morning sink and vanity. Garden cottage contains 1 queen size bed, bathroom, and open living room. The kitchen area has a comfortable futon couch and built in banquette for dining. A screened in porch and hammock, makes it a great getaway for two!


Owner
Dan Wearsch
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Dan Wearsch

My wife Jennifer and I met in college at the University of Toledo and settled in Northeast Ohio where we raised three great children. While the lure of Ohio has escaped our children , it has been a great place to live, work, and play all of our lives. As we embark on this next journey , we look forward to new experiences and making new friends among the locals and vacationers of Abaco.

Dan Wearsch purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Dan Wearsch chose Bahamas

Jennifer and I have had the opportunity to travel over the last 30 years and found ourselves in the Bahamas on more than one occasion. When I discovered the cottages we now own, it was to rent them much like I hope you will, to create a memory of renting a boat, staying on an island removed from hustle and bustle, relax and see where the week would take us. Turns out we love Lubber's and the Abaco area and are fortunate enough to be able to share it with you and hopefully you will create your next greatest adventure in life!

What makes this cottage unique

Pictures can only give you a sense of what you will experience while staying at the cottage(s). I can say that when we rented the boat out of Marsh Harbour, I knew we were in for something special. As we neared Lubber's, and brought the boat to a slower speed, I spotted the dock from the pictures and couldn't wait to tie her off. As we walked the dock to the beach and up the walkway to the cottages, it was like nothing I had experienced before. Taking in the view, the location tucked away just enough to seclude you, the realization hits, you're not in Kansas (or Ohio) anymore, and it's great!

Amenities

Hope Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Hummingbird has double vessel sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Garden cottage
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Hummingbird loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Hummingbird first floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Garden cottage
  • Garden cottage also has a futon to sleep 1
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
While there isn't a pool available at the cottages, a short ride over to Abaco Resort on Elbow is a nice place to enjoy a beverage and a meal or snack and the fine folks there allow use of the pool which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. It's about 10 minutes by boat.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Adorable Cottages With Gorgeous White Sandy Beach And Dock
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

hummingbird ..... exactly what we needed!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived the blood pressure dropped .... my wife and i celebrated our tenth anniversary and so glad we chose hummingbird. From the owner Dan to the innkeeper Chad , everyone was so helpful and the cottage was perfect. thanks guys!!! the island is beautiful and the people are super friendly .Can't forget "Rigi"..great island dog who actually was a personal tour guide.. no kidding.. visited Hope town which is a must. rented a great Albury 20 from Jay and Samantha at waterways and visited some great deserted beaches to snorkel and picnic and just chill...If anyone has ever had the thought of that perfect little cottage on an island this is it. We'll be back for certain. Douglas and Teresa Okuszka

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hummingbird - What a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was adorable, well-kept and clean! We had a great stay -- loved the little house, the dock, the beach and all that came with it. :) The inside was well stocked and the upstairs loft was super fun for the kids. The beach was great to have to enjoy the water and the wildlife. We had turtles under the dock every morning. The dock was well taken care of, too, so it was super easy to tie up the boat each night. We will definitely be back for another stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Edgewater FL
4

A lovely cottage on a beautifully island with native vegatation that is abundant and impressive

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was built in the last 2 or 3 years using traditional Bahamian cottagae techniques and architecture. It is funky and adequately equipped. Quite spacious.

You must have a boat in order to enjoy the surrounbding islands and provide transportation.

Tahiti Beach by Tilloo Cut is a stones throw away. One of the best beaches in the Abacos and a favorite meeting spot.

The power can be iffy, not the owners fault. Bring plenty of bug repellent.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philipsburg, MT
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, easy access to everything...couldn't have asked for better.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas
5

Loved our stay at Lubbers

  • 5 of 5

Hummingbird was exactly as described. It was a perfect size for our family of 4. There was a nice loft with two queen sized beds for the kids to hang out and a nice master downstairs for us. It had a kitchen with everything you could need (except no microwave), a washer and dryer, and AIR CONDITIONING. For those of you with plugged in kids, there is no tv, (which we loved), and although there is wi-fi, it was very slow. We took the opportunity to play a lot of card games, and spend our evenings fishing off of the dock :) fyi.. they did have some games at the cottage which was nice. My only minor complaint is the "living room" doesn't have very comfortable furniture. It was hard for us to hang out together comfortably.

We were given the caretakers name and number before arrival and he was there to show us around and give us some info. He popped in a few times during our stay to make sure all was going well.. Chad did a great job.

So, just a few quick thoughts to staying on Lubbers. For those who haven't been to this island, it is adorable. We met several neighbors walking on the dirt roads and all were so helpful. There are two bars, Lubbers Landing and Cracker P's.. they are not open all the time, and not on the same day. We walked the first day, and went by boat the following times. They have a limited menu and at times reservation for food is required.. There are other restaurants close by water, Fireflys, which was amazing, and a few in Hope Town(@ 15 min boat ride). One tip, make sure you get plenty of groceries and water. It isn't easy driving the boat back in the dark, so we rarely went out to dinner at night. Your stay will require a rental boat for the length of your stay as that is the only way to get around. I think you can charter a private ferry service to Lubbers, but there wouldn't be much to do without a boat. We spent everyday exploring the surrounding cays, snorkeling, fishing, and just relaxing. It was an unbelievable vacation and I would definitely recommend this cottage to stay. We are already planning our next trip!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer and I are glad to hear how great your stay was at Hummingbird cottage! We look forward to having you as our guests on your next Lubber's adventure.
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Vienna, Ohio USA
5

A Week In Paradise!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you step foot on the dock of its hard to get the smile off your face. The pictures just can not compare to the actual experience. The property is immaculate, inside and out and ideally located for a day of quiet solitude or visiting world class beaches, resorts or quaint local attractions. The owners and locals made the transition from airport to the boat rental to the cottage simple and flawless. Anyone can do it! The Island Compass App for your phone is a must and provides realtime directions on your phone and info on everything in the Abacos. Its impossible to get lost with this app. A word of caution, it would be wise to check availability of boat before booking cottage. Island Marine boat rental made it easy picking me up at the dock in Marsh upon arrival and returning me there on departure. The local taxis drivers are honest and helpful to the point that its a no brainer. Lubbers Landing and Cracker P's are restaurants/beach bars located on the island just minutes away by boat or accessible by a 15/20 minute peaceful scenic walk (usually with the friendly island dog, Rigatoni!) Everyday was a new adventure, snorkeled daily with great stops for lunch and sight seeing at Hope Town, Nippers and Abaco Inn. A week is just not long enough, can't wait to get back.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, we are glad you had such a great experience staying at the cottage, and we like the nickname! We also want to thank you for sharing how courteous and helpful the people of Abaco are from renting a boat to taxis on the main island. The next time you come down, we hope you can stay even longer to enjoy all the area has to offer.
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Map

Car: not necessary

You can enjoy snorkeling and fishing right off the dock, or jump in your boat and go island hopping! The cottages are a 10 minute boat ride to historic and quaint Hopetown on Elbow Cay. Guest will fly into Marsh Harbour International Airport. Renting a boat is necessary to get to Lubber's and for all transportation. You can receive a 10% discount from Island Marine and Jeff will do a great job of taking you through the process and even pick you up in Marsh Harbour at Calcutta if you choose.

Lubber's Quarters is a cay that provides a great place to make your home base to explore the Abaco area. There are cool beaches to discover on the island by foot or simply relax on the private beach 150ft from the cottage. Jump in your boat and head over to Man O War, Elbow or Guana for some sightseeing. There are so many things to see and do in the area! The nice thing about Lubber's is it is peaceful to come back at the end of a day of exploration and relax snd just take it all in.

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Rates & Availability

Hope Town Cottage 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
6 night minimum stay
$217
 

Additional information about rental rates

weekly trash removal $40
Refundable damage deposit $250

Hummingbird cottage $1300.00 per week (5 people) $100.00 each additional person. Garden cottage $1050.00 per week (2 people) $100.00 additional person. To rent both cottages $2,200 per week . The posted price is for a 6 night rental of the Hummingbird cottage only.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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