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5 Bedrooms, no stairs, owner managed, all beach gear, toys and towels provided
Please note guests in the Waterfall Room access the kitchen and main living area through the Lido Room which has pull-out privacy doors. You can also use the French doors directly off the pool to get into the main house. Hemingway is best suited for a single adult or teen, or two children.
Pool / Spa
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - We are extremely well set for infants and toddlersWe are extremely well set for infants and toddlers
Pets allowed - One dog to 35 lbs with advance approval $75 fee One dog to 35 lbs with advance approval $75 fee
No events - Family gatherings OK, no large partiesFamily gatherings OK, no large parties
No smoking - Smoking OK on patio, no smoking insideSmoking OK on patio, no smoking inside
Max guests: 10 (sleeps up to 10 adults) - Infants/toddlers not included in occupancy countInfants/toddlers not included in occupancy count
Minimum age of primary renter: 25 - Our house is for families/friends not spring breakOur house is for families/friends not spring break
- Quiet Hours Holmes Beach law requires quiet between 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Any violation is subject to fines and immediate termination of your stay
- Off-street parking for three cars Additional vehicles will need to be approved. Golf carts not included in total.
- No diving or cannonballs in pool Due to island's high water table, our pool is about 5 feet deep max. Children must be supervised at all times.
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
Cleaned with disinfectant
Minimum one-day vacancy between guests’ stays
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Follows industry health association: SafeStay (AHLA – USA)
Hosted by Mike and KathleenAsk a question
About Mike and Kathleen
Mike and Kathleen have made this their second home for more than a decade while they lived in London and Paris. They now split our time between the island and their home in Seattle so they can spend plenty of time with Kathleen's mom who has lived in her home for 35 years just five blocks away. We decided to try the house out as a weekly rental since it's such a large place and it's just us here most of the time.
Mike and Kathleen purchased this House in 2002
Why Mike and Kathleen chose Holmes Beach
This is a home first, not a typical rental. You'll deal directly with us, our mom and Lida, our neighbor and manager. Even though we've only been renting for one year, we have many guests who are already returning to stay again and vow to make it an annual retreat. We want you to enjoy your stay so much that you'll come back again year after year and become a part of our extended family.
What makes this House unique
An evening swim is often the cap of a great day, and sometimes after returning from walking the beach at sunset, there is nothing more perfect. Try floating up just under the waterfall of the new pool, beverage in hand, and lean back looking up at the night sky. The moon drifting over tall palms while warm water cascades over your shoulders from the rock waterfall will float you away from it all.
- English, A little French understood
Private hosts do not rent properties as a trade, business or profession.