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LUXURY VILLA RIGHT ON THE BEACH!

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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LUXURY VILLA RIGHT ON THE BEACH!

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House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 1-6)

Located in gated prestigious Fortune Cay Club, this stunning island style cottage sits directly on a powdery sandy beach considered one of the finest on Grand Bahama. The property is called 'Paradise' and fully deserves this name - just read the comments in the guestbook!

Combining a relaxed Bahamian styled exterior with 5 star luxury inside, this beach home is a gem. Recently renovated to the highest standards, the home boasts granite counter tops, top of the line appliances, hardwood floors, and gourmet kitchen. The home has 3 bedrooms and 3 en suite full bathrooms. The master and guest bedroom look out on the turquoise Bahamian sea and have French doors that lead onto a spacious deck. Other amenities include pool, and tennis courts.

This property provides the perfect getaway from the stress and strain of modern life and is ideal for a relaxing family holiday or romantic break. Although it feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city it is only 30 minutes flight from Miami or Fort Lauderdale, and can be reached by direct flights from Atlanta, New York, Charlotte and Toronto.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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This is me with my family on the beach right outside the property. We live in the UK but love to get over to Grand Bahama as often as possible - if you've experienced the weather in the UK then you'll understand why!

The Owner purchased this house in 2008

We rented this property in March 2008 and found it so perfect that we bought it a few months later. We love the property, it's location and the beautiful island of Grand bahama. We enjoy the wonderful feeling of relaxation and security.

Although only 30 minutes flight from Miami or Fort Lauderdale Grand Bahama feels like a different world. The pace of life is relaxed and you can feel the stress falling away from you as soon as you arrive. Every time we arrive at the villa and step out onto the deck we still go 'wow' at the spectacular view of the turquoise view of the ocean, just steps away.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Reviews for this holiday house rental in Grand Bahama, Bahamas

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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p272821vb
+44 07808918800
Grand Bahama Bahamas
5

Beyond Expectations!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
My family and I stayed at Paradise Villa from March 1st – 8th, and paradise it was. This vacation far surpassed any expectations we could have had.
Bruce was always quick to respond to our inquiries and went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable with our choice to vacation at his property. He provided us with plenty of information and even gave us suggestions regarding places to visit, restaurants to try and where to get a deal on a car rental.
Being from Wisconsin, where 6 months of the year we’re bombarded with cold and snowy weather, walking through the doors to see windows, with amazing views of turquoise water and sandy beaches, covering the full backside of the house was beyond phenomenal. The house itself was perfect for our family of 7 (3 adult couples and one small child). The bedrooms were fantastic and it was wonderful that each had its own adjoining bathroom. The living room, large kitchen and huge deck were incredible. In fact, I don’t think we ate one meal inside, we had every one of them outside overlooking the ocean.
The beach was absolutely fantastic, and completely deserted most days, aside from the occasional walker. Most of our days were spent lying on the beach, reading, playing in the sand and water and simply enjoying the incredible weather and beautiful location. We did venture out a few times though, shopping at Port Lucaya Marketplace, enjoying delicious dinners at Le Med and The Flying Fish, having happy hour and snacks at Banana Bay and taking a fantastic day trip to Gold Rock Beach in Lucayan National Park, which was one of the true highlights of the trip. I don’t think anyone in our party had ever been to a more beautiful and pristine beach. We arrived early one morning to find we had the entire beach to ourselves and it felt like we had walked into a dream. The water was a crystal clear and the white sand beach seemed to go on for miles. If you’re visiting Grand Bahama, definitely make a point to stop at this beach. Believe me, you won’t regret the trip.
When it came time to head home, you could tell everyone in our group was hesitant to leave. It’s definitely hard to return to the “real” world after spending a week in paradise. I would highly recommend spending your next vacation at Paradise Villa in Fortune Cay. In fact, I have a strong feeling we’ll head back to this heavenly locale one day to create even more incredible memories.
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks Jen, for your lovely comments. I know how much you and your family were looking forward to your holiday and I'm glad it met, or exceeded your expectations. That was very much how we felt when we first stayed at the property - and is why we bought it when we had the opportunity! We look forward to having you as guests in 'Paradise' again. Best wishes, bruce
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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p272821vb
+44 07808918800
Grand Bahama Bahamas
5

Paradise Found!!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
My family decided this year to forego a traditional Christmas and instead go on a vacation from the cold and snow. After looking at several other listings on various islands, we decided on Paradise Villa. Wow are we glad we did! Everything we could have asked for and more! Bruce is a gracious host and was a delight to work with - was always prompt to answer any and all questions - and I did ask alot!! LOL We were met at the airport by Andrew, who was wonderful! He took us to the house, which was decorated with a tree and trimmings to put us in the Christmas spirit! The photos do not do the house justice - it is by far more outstanding in person! Very clean and comfortable! In addition, the weekly price includes one complimentary maid service, which we greatly appreciated. Our 2 teenagers (16y/o girl and 14 y/o son) were in the ocean within 20 mins of our arrival finding a vast assortment of sea life - sting rays, conch, fish and even a huge star fish! The location is perfect and we felt completely safe the entire time. The community is gated and my daughter ran in the neighborhood every morning. A short 10 min drive will take you to Solomon's grocery store as well as a wine & spirits store and Italian market all in the same shopping center! I did find it strange how difficult it is to find fresh seafood at the store but Andrew is a great resource should you need anything. He is well connected on the island and seemed to know everybody! Due to the holiday he was unable to cook for us, but we loved having him bring us fresh seafood! One night, he brought fresh hog snapper which we cooked on the grill and ate al fresco on the deck, another night lobster tails. We ate at Andrew's restaurant, Le Med, for lunch which was wonderful - right on the water! Great food and service! Banana Bay was another favorite as we could walk down in our bathing suits for lunch. We also enjoyed the local fish fry down the street - good time to savor some local flavor! Save your money and stay away from China Beach - horrible service and overpriced for your basic Panda Express takeout! We did a snorkeling tour through Reef Masters (near Le Med) and we really had a great time. If we had planned a bit better, I would have liked to check out Deadman's Reef for more snorkeling, but we will save that for next time. And yes, there will definitely be a next time! Already planning on coming back in June 2015 to celebrate our daughter's high school graduation! Thank you Bruce & Anna!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you Gae for your very kind words - Andrew always works hard to ensure our guests have a good time and it's very nice that it is appreciated. It sounds like you made the most of the house and the beach but you have left yourselves something to come back for too, so we look forward to welcoming you back next year! Best wishes, Bruce.
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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p272821vb
+44 07808918800
Grand Bahama Bahamas
5

Great family vacation

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
Our family of 6 had the best vacation ever. Our children range in age from 17-24 so it is always worrisome finding a location that will keep everyone happy. They all want to go back so I call that success. The house and property are immaculate and private. Water beautiful with such soft sand once you got beyond the rocks. Given the time of year, there were storms that popped up, but that was all they did. The water did remain choppy and prevented us from doing some kayaking and snorkeling adventures that we looked forward to.
A 5 min walk up the beach takes you to Banana Bay where we ate lots of conch burgers, banana bread and drank cold Coronas. Tony Macaronis was another favorite. His personality is very entertaining. I crave these burgers all of the time. If you decide to have Andrew cook for you, I highly recommend you go over pricing and meal! Ours was $400 and nothing to write home about.
Looking forward to going back!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are very glad that you had a great time. Of course we can not control the weather and it can be unsettled in Summer, though we went ourselves this July and had beautiful weather.
Guests who have used the chef service before have always raved about it so we are sorry to hear that the meal you had cooked for you was more expensive than you expected, but I understand that you had quite a lot of seafood, which is expensive! Even so $400 for personal chef service for 6 people is not an outrageous amount. Guests pay for the cost of ingredients plus $100 for the service, which we think is a pretty fair deal.
We are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday overall and, if you ever return we would be happy to treat you to a dinner on us!
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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p272821vb
+44 07808918800
Grand Bahama Bahamas
Fayetteville, North Carolina
5

Couldn't Have Asked For A More Perfect Honeymoon!

Couldn't Have Asked For A More Perfect Honeymoon!
  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
When we first arrived at Fortune Cay and saw our villa, my husband and I could not believe that not only did the photos accurately describe the place but in fact this place is even more beautiful in person. We have been disappointed with previous listings on vacation rental homes and was hoping we wouldn't be with this place.

Bruce, your home is very LOVELY and thank you for allowing my husband and I to spend our Honeymoon in your lovely home. We could not of asked for a better private and secluded romantic place. Your home is very upscale and so close to the ocean that Jeff and I felt like we were living like the rich and famous for a week. I'm not very good at writing reviews but all I can say is that paradise does truly exist.

We enjoyed cooking in the beautiful kitchen and grilling out on the wonderful deck overlooking the ocean. We enjoyed laying out on the beach and snorkeling right out front of the house. Great snorkeling by the way. The whole week we only saw 5 couples walking the beach but had the whole beach to ourselves where we were staying. There is a lovely stray dog that comes by to see everyone. I call her Lucky and we gave her food during our week stay and so did everyone else she encountered on the beach. She is so sweet I wish someone would adopt her.

Andrew is a real gem and we ate dinner at his restaurant one night. He will answer any questions you have and is very knowledgeable.

We did note that the pool is not clean and no one uses it but we came for the beautiful water so it didn't matter to us.

Sadly, tonight is our last night and we leave tomorrow. We plan to return again to this beautiful paradise home that has a wonderful home owner to deal with so Bruce don't feel the Harnsberger's!....lol....we want to return again next year and can't wait. Thank you again Bruce & Andrew! Jeff & I had the best honeymoon ever. Renee
Owner's Response: Thank you Renee for your very kind words. I'm so glad that you and Jeff had a great honeymoon. I note your comments on the pool and will be ensuring that this gets attended to. As our property is right on the beach not many guests use the pool but it should still be in good condition for those that want it.
We look forward to welcoming you back to the beautiful Bahamas again!
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p272821vb
+44 07808918800
Grand Bahama Bahamas
Alliston, Ontario, Canada
5

Amazing spot!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
We travelled here with another family and it couldn't have been more perfect. We have 3 young kids cumulatively and they had the best time on that beach. Such a perfect spot for a young family to relax and enjoy the scenery, while the kids tore up the beach! Andrew cooked as a fantastic feast as well as assisted us in getting to the airport when our car rental place fell short. The water was beautiful, the house was lovely and the porch is what sealed the deal for us. Opening the large patio doors to that view every day was a dream. We went to the restaurant down the beach - I think it was Banana Bay - the food was the best and definitely have the fish and many bahama mamas :)

Our kids loved the glass bottom boat tour we took in Port Lucaya and running around the Garden of the Grove which is minutes from the house. We felt safe and completely at home - we'll definitely come back!
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday house in Grand Bahama, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Winter
5 Dec 2013 - 31 May 2014
£250
£1,540
£4,800
4 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
£220
£1,330
£3,900
4 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
£250
£1,540
£4,800
4 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee per booking £75.00
Notes These rates are based on 2 guests staying. Additional guests are charged and additional £15 per person per night, up to a maximum of 6. There is an additional cleaning charge of £75 per booking. Christmas and New Year rates are higher - please ask owner.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Grand Bahama, Bahamas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Living Room
  • Free Long Distance
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • cycling
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