Horizon Found - Lush Gardens Surround Comfortable Home that Fronts Sandy Beach(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
1BR Q- sleeps 2, full bath- large shower area, outside shower, porch all around
Nestled into the island, surrounded by flowering plants and bushes, this charming vacation home has a full screened-in porch just right for reading, lunch or evening cocktails. Hearing the waves on the beach and watching the diminishing evening sunlight, you can fire up the porch grill or bike to one of the restautants... Taste and Sea or Staniel Cay Yacht Club. Some weekends there is a cook-out on the Public Beach to raise money for the school or library. From your comfortable bedroom you view the back garden beyond the deck. The stone walk leads to the sandy beach where the blue-green water beckons. There's a small reef for some snorkeling and a Cassurina tree for shade. For sunbathing or night sky watching, climb the stairs by the outside shower where you get a panoramic island view.
There is plane service from both Ft Lauderdale and Nassau. Staniel Cay lures many vacationers looking for a quiet getaway. Some come in their own plane landing on the 3,000 ft runway that has a large parking ramp. For the adventurous there is a somewhat weekly freight boat out of Nassau. We will be glad to help with recommendations.
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Member since: 2012
- 620 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 2
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Shower area is big enough for 2,
- The spacious platform above the cistern is accessible by the stairway near the outdoor shower,. You can discover panoramic views of the the island. It is the perfect spot for lounging, stargazing or sunbathing. On the wrap-around porch are padded lounges and comfortable chairs with side tables. Also there is a free-standing hammock and a suspended hammock chair....moreless
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Crow's Nest
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
50% deposit with reservation
Balance and Damage Deposit is due 30 days before arrival date
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Staniel Cay offers swimming, fishing, snorkeling, scuba divng and New Years Sailing Regatta. It is centrally located in the Exuma chain of 'Family' islands, Some of the surrounding cays have sandy beaches for picnicing, beachcombing. Amidst the cays are anchorages where cruising boaters anchor. The picturesque vistas of white limestone against blue sky and magically-colored sea will make you glad you brought your camera.
Thunderball (named for James Bond's 'Thunderball' being filmed in the grotto) is a popular diving spot tucked away in one of the many limestone cays that surround Staniel. On-the-water adventures can be arranged through Staniel Cay Divers. Nikki at 3 N's can arrange diving and fishing trips as well as other Concierge services like boat rental, or golf cart rental.
Take a bike ride into the village less than a mile away from Horizon Found. There, you will find the village church, Taste and Sea restaurant, the Staniel Cay Yacht Club with restaurant and marina. At the Public Beach there is often a cook-out to benefit the local school or church, check the Bulletin Board. Groceries are at the Isles General Store, Blue Store, Pink Store and Emil's Bakery. Additional dining can be found on outlying cays.
Further north is the Exuma Land and Sea Park, a government preserve both above and below the sea. Accessible only by sea, the Headquarters can guide you to the trails, diving sites.
South of Staniel are other friendly destinations: Quana Cay, a preserve for iquanas, Black Point, Little Farmer's Cay.
Horizon Found - tropical gardens surround comfortable 1 BR home/ fronts beach
View of sea from porch
Stairway to panoramic views, sunbathing, stargazing. Behind latice is shower.
Overlooking the gardens, beach beyond
Looking back to house along stone walkway from beach..
Stone path to the beach and sea beyond
Map of Exuma Cays showing their relation to Florida
Bahamian sloops racing in the Exumas
Staniel Cay showing airstrip. Horizon Found's beach is lower center of island
Cozy seating area and bar
Patio doors bring the outside into the dining area
Queen bed with garden views
Airstrip parking apron
Snorkling on opposite side of far reef you'll find small fishfilled reef
Excursion to outlying cays
You, too, can leave footprints in the sands of the cays around Staniel Cay.
Sunset from Horizon Found's beach.
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