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Sundowner House, Beach Front, One of the Best Views on the Island. Sleeps 6.

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Last updated: 02/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

3 double bedrooms, 1 bath and 2 shower rooms. Sleeps 6.

Sundowner House sits with an unparalleled view of the beautiful light blue sea. You can watch fish swim past from the patio– ideally done at “sundowner” time! The house sits 35 ft. above the sea and 25 yd from it, with beach frontage and safe swimming. Hoopers Bay is one of the most beautiful on the island, and extremely quiet. The house has three bedrooms, 2 doubles and one with twin beds. There is a mooring in front of the house. All living rooms have fans, air conditioning and a full unobstructed sea view. In response to comments made by one tenant, we took on board what was said, and decided to give Sundowner a facelift, and the following renovations were carried out in late 2013. The kitchen units, sink and bar were all replaced, and a new refrigerator/freezer bought. For the dining area, a new dining table with 6 chairs provided. All cracked ceramic floor tiles in the house were replaced. The master bedroom has a newly tiled floor, whilst it's shower room has been completely renovated. It now has a walk in shower. Not to end there, the bedsit has a new electric cooker and a new love seat. The patio has 4 new sunbeds.

Two paths lead from the house, which join up then take you to some steps onto the beautiful beach.
Exuma is one to the best bone fishing areas in the world, and it has some of the clearest and cleanest seas to swim, snorkel or dive in. Facilities are available in George Town to do all these things, and also hiring boats. Brochures have been placed in the house to help you in this matter.
The house has WIFI.
2 outdoor showers.

With effect from January 1st 2013, the Bahamian Government is imposing a 10% tax on all new bookings of holiday homes. This new tax IS reflected in the rates you see quoted.

Manager of property: Jenny Kettel manages the property. She is first point of contact. However, Information about the house can readily be supplied, and most questions answered by phoning in the UK (+44) (0)1344638671
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 02/19/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    As a courtesy to future guests, we request no smoking indoors, however there is plenty of sheltered area outside, some with stunning views, to enjoy a smoke....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    It is a Foldaway...moreless

  • All have en-suite or private bathroom. The sofa bed in the lounge accommodates the last 2 people which incurs a surcharge. Bedroom 3 has a small kitchen, with fridge, cooker and microwave. It also has a small love seat, and its own TV. All bedrooms have air conditioning and also ceiling fans. Further to that, all bedrooms have a sea view, and sliding door access to the patio....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • All bedrooms have their own bathroom. The middle bathroom also serves for visiting guests, as it is not en-suite. The other two are private....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The garage has a washing machine and tumble dryer for use by all. Bedroom 3 has its own kitchenette, with electric 4 ring stove, grill and oven. It also has cutlery and all cooking extras, fridge with freezer, microwave, toaster, iron and ironing board. Also in the bed sit is a bar with 2 stools, and a 2 person love seat. On arrival, the house will have soap, toilet paper, garbage bags, dish washing liquid, detergent and kitchen roll. If you arrive on a Sunday, or after 5.30 pm, order groceries through our contact agent, who will need reimbursement. The main kitchen also has a bar and 2 stools. The main kitchen has a gas stove, the one in bedroom 3 is electric, so if either supply temporarily fails, you can still cook! A path leads down to the sandy beach, which does have steps at the bottom. This is a family home, so there are lots of basic facilities available. There are a some bits of snorkeling equipment and air beds available - but no guarantee it is still there....moreless


  • Books:

    Adult paperbacks. Plenty of 'Who dunnits' and thrillers....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player:

    Bring your own discs or hire from 'Smitties' which is 1/2 mile in the direction of George Town....moreless

  • Games:

    Cards and dominoes....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable, linked to both TV's, and can be viewed independently. American sports channels on ESPN 1 and 2 available. There are close to 50 channels to choose from....moreless

  • Television:

    2 televisions. The one in the lounge is HD and connected to the DVD. The one in the bedsit has a VCR with tapes,...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Small number of older films for the bedsit VCR....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Not a separate room. Table seats 8. A table in the third bedroom seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Individual units in every living room. All quiet in operation as the condensers are outside....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access:

    As fast as Bahamas Telecom allows....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage:

    Owners car is in it, but the washing machine, tumble dryer and various tools are there. It is integral with the house, and accessed via the kitchen....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    A modem in the lounge supplies Wi-Fi or plug in broadband. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All provided for all rooms....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seats 6, but up to 14 if chairs brought in from the bedrooms. Has an HD TV with DVD and cable. Photograph of the room is supplied....moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    For up to 4 cars in the parking area by the house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone:

    You can only make outgoing calls to places on Exuma, which are free. Any other calls are not possible. No problem receiving incoming calls from anywhere in the world. Mobile reception very good....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    All provided however no beach towels....moreless

  • Tumble Dryer:

    Tumble dryer in the garage....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In the garage which is linked to the house from the kitchen....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Electrical percolator in the main kitchen....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full complement in both the main kitchen and the third bedroom....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All supplied to cater for at least 8 people in the main kitchen, and a for a further 4 people in the third bedroom....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Incorporated at the top of the refrigerator. An additional one in the third bedroom also part of the refrigerator....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Full new kitchen, spacious. The outside door, door to the garage and all windows have fly screens to allow a flow of air if needed. There is also a small bar with 2 bar stools. Photograph is included....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    One in the kitchen, one in the third bedroom....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Water dispenser providing refrigerated and room temperature filtered water from a 5 gallon bottle. 2 bottles provided per week. All staples are supplied, including toilet paper....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large and spacious. Additional one in the third bedroom....moreless

  • Stove:

    A gas cooker of 4 rings incorporating an oven. The third bedroom has a 4 ring electric cooker with oven....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Covers whole width of house to seaward side. Clearly seen in the photographs of the property. Whole area is tiled....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Mainly laid to grass. 2 paths join and lead to the beach. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    2, both mobile. One large one small, and they use charcoal....moreless

  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Some snorkeling gear should be in the store below the patio, as well as airbeds and some large rubber rings....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


Write a review 4.8
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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2 night min stay
$1,950 $6,700
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Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees


Whole property sleeps 6 which costs $1675 per week.

On arrival the agent requires a deposit of $250 per week for electricity. Provided you use 400 units or less per week, your deposit will be returned in full; any excess over that figure will be charged

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 02/19/2017
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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
George Town International
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Palm Bay
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
George Town
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Palm Bay

Car: Recommended

3 bedroom family beach front property midway between the airport and the capital George Town, a lovely quiet residence on Hoopers Bay with a commanding view due to the 35 ft elevation. Regarded as the best beach on the island with pristine white soft sand, Hoopers Bay is very safe for swimming and snorkeling. Groceries and drinks can be bought less than a mile away. George Town has boat rental and a ferry boat to Stocking Island, Also deep sea fishing and bone fishing can be arranged locally. Sandals Hotel has a golf course. Great Exuma is one of the best bone fishing areas in the world, trips can be organised locally. Our house has its own mooring right outside the property.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: British, and first bought land on Exuma in 1964. Retired over 25 years, formerly an RAF pilot and airline Captain. My first house on Exuma I had built on Tar Bay.

Why the Owner Chose Exuma, Bahamas:
Bought the land and built the house in 1990, due to its stunning location. The width of the plot allowed me to have 3 bedrooms all with a sea view.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Stunning view where 10 islands can be seen. Height above the sea, which gives fantastic sights into the sea, where passing fish can be seen. Closeness to the main town, and the airport.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 02/19/2017

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  • View to sea from house

    View to sea from house

  • Lounge with sofa bed

    Lounge with sofa bed

  • 2nd bedroom and dressing table

    2nd bedroom and dressing table

  • Bedroom 3 with Murphy bed down

    Bedroom 3 with Murphy bed down

  • Bedroom 3 ensuite bathroom

    Bedroom 3 ensuite bathroom

  • Sundowner House from road and its garden

    Sundowner House from road and its garden

  • Clarity of water by the house

    Clarity of water by the house

  • Green Turtle found by pier in Hoopers Bay

    Green Turtle found by pier in Hoopers Bay

  • Beautiful sea colours flying into Exuma

    Beautiful sea colours flying into Exuma

  • Dining and kitchen area

    Dining and kitchen area

  • Master toilet room with new shower, sink unit and tiling.

    Master toilet room with new shower, sink unit and tiling.

  • Bed sit view to kitchen area

    Bed sit view to kitchen area

  • Patio looking norh

    Patio looking norh

  • Lounge and dining area with outside view

    Lounge and dining area with outside view

  • 2nd bedroom twin beds

    2nd bedroom twin beds

  • Bedroom 3 view of TV and sofa

    Bedroom 3 view of TV and sofa

  • View of beach and mooring from patio

    View of beach and mooring from patio

  • Hoopers Bay from patio

    Hoopers Bay from patio

  • Conch shells found in sea opposite house

    Conch shells found in sea opposite house

  • Beautiful Exuma chain flying in

    Beautiful Exuma chain flying in

  • Kitchen area newly fitted out.

    Kitchen area newly fitted out.

  • Master bedroom with new floor tiles.

    Master bedroom with new floor tiles.

  • View to North from Patio

    View to North from Patio

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