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MONTICELLO - DESERT ROSE - ROMANTIC AND SECLUDED BEACHFRONT COTTAGE

Barbara Bolognesi

Speaks italian, english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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MONTICELLO - DESERT ROSE - ROMANTIC AND SECLUDED BEACHFRONT COTTAGE

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Governor's Harbor - Desert Rose Cottage

Beautiful Waterfront Cottage 2BR/1BA/Kitchen, sleeps 5,Large Gazebos & Garden

Desert Rose is the guest cottage on 5 acre Monticello estate. It is perched directly over one of the most beautiful beaches on the Island, famous for the unbelievable pink sand and turquoise water. Enjoy fantastic views looking at the Atlantic Ocean. The big beach cabana and the deck are a unique opportunity to enjoy the paradise from really close. Cool breezes, crystal waters, the palmetto trees and miles long beaches are what you will experience staying at Monticello estate.

Desert Rose is a two bedroom, one bath cottage. The master bedroom has a queen bed and an additional room has a pull out sofa bed. All rooms have a separate ceiling fans and air conditioners. The living room has a big sofa as well as Satellite TV,DVD Player and stereo. The house has a separate laundry room with washing machine and dryer.

For information and photos, please visit our website under 'Further details'. Discounts on vehicle rental for guests.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
I can't say enough positive things abut the house and island. They have everything you need to make it a pleasant stay. It was helpful to have items left over form others ( bug spray, sunscreen, supplies etc) as well as a caretaker to provide help when necessary. Overall a spectacular time!
Dec 2012
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Barbara Bolognesi

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Barbara Bolognesi resides in Burlington, CT.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 30 holidaymaker reviews

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Monticello - Desert Rose - Romantic and Secluded Beachfront Cottage
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Governor's Harbor Eleuthera
5

Unbelievable Beauty, Romance and Isolation

  • 5 out of 5
This place is amazing! It looked *exactly* like the pictures depict. Absolutely beautiful. My boyfriend and I stayed here for about 4 nights. We roamed the beach every day and never even saw another person. The house was clean and had a very functional and well stocked kitchen. We rented a car from the owner which was very useful. They arranged airport pick up and drop off. At such a great price, this rental was everything we had hoped it would be and more. You won't be disappointed. :-)
  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Governor's Harbor Eleuthera
5

Another beautiful, secluded, and fun week!

  • 5 out of 5
We once again stayed at the Desert Rose for a magnificant week of beautiful views, warm water and perfect snorkeling! Seclusion was ours as we saw literally only one (1) other couple on "our beach" the entire week! We were pleased at the improvements Barbara has made to the home (new stairs to the beach, new bed, more movies, local phone, etc) and the cleanliness of the house - all since our last stay in 2011. We used Barbara's available car to travel the island seeing Ben Bay (pristine little cove on the north end), Harbor Island, the "Blue Hole" and Lighthouse Beach - all beautiful, but truely decided that Desert Rose has the best beach and nicest view on the island! We had a large storm pass through one night and lost power (to about 1/3 of the island). With ease, we were gottn hold of by the great caretaker (Mr. Rolle) and others of Barbara's friends to ensure we were ok and knew how to get power to the house if island power didn;t come back quickly. it was comforting and great to know we were safe and well taken care of in any circumstance. House was well equipped, clean and lacking for nothing! Best snorkeling on the island (and we tried a number of places) is directly in front of the house! With sand still between our toes . . . we WILL be back to this little bit of paradise. Thanks for sharing your home with us - again!
  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Governor's Harbor Eleuthera
5

Spectacular vacation!

  • 5 out of 5
We just returned from a month long stay in the Desert Rose.

We had been to Eleuthera before but this was the first time we had been back in 8 years
Barbara, the owner, was a joy to work with. She was responsive, helpful and the entire rental transaction was handled over the internet...hassle free.

Once there, we met David, the caretaker, who took care of any questions we had and checked in several times with us over the month to see that everything was going ok.

The Desert Rose is located midway between the northern and southern tips of the island, so it is a good base from which to visit beaches and points of interest in both directions.

Desert Rose is located on a small bluff overlooking the ocean. It is clean, well furnished and maintained while being equipped with all the conveniences one could need.
You go to sleep and wake up each day to the sounds of the ocean. Although air conditioned, we kept our windows open the entire time and were never uncomfortable. Virtually every morning we had coffee on the deck, watching the sun rise and enjoying a spectacular view of the ocean, a few steps away.

Sometimes we 'd go into Governors Harbor, travel the island a bit or just decide to grab some rays, read a book and stay right there.

We liked it so much there that, before we left , we scheduled another 2 week stay in 2015.

Some say, Eleuthera, its not for everyone. Obviously they have never been to the Desert Rose.

We loved it there.

Pat and Dave St John
Marietta, Georgia
  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
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Governor's Harbor Eleuthera
5

Private, cozy, beautiful, well equipped.

  • 5 out of 5
Desert Rose is a great vacation home. We enjoyed a superb week in paradise. We had a private beach all to ourselves (there is the potential for neighbors, but none were present during our week). We played in the sand, lounged in the sun, and explored the northern half of Eleuthera with ease and comfort.

Desert Rose is well stocked with gear and necessities. It also has various supplies to make life convenient. We used the beach chairs, snorkel gear, beach blankets, sand toys, pack-and-play, and water dispensers.

The master BR is good size. The children's bedroom is small, but has two bunks. The house is not baby proof, but it's easy to keep an eye on your child in the open atmosphere of Desert Rose.

The selection of books and DVDs is extensive. It made breakfast and dinner with a toddler much easier.

Food on the island will be twice as expensive as food in the USA. Aside from the major resorts, no one accepts credit cards, so bring plenty of cash. Rent Barbara's Nissan Pathfinder, as it is in good shape and very convenient.

Try out Sky Beach Club, Harbour Island, Valentine's, The Cove at Eleuthera, and the Eleuthera Supply store in Governor's Harbor. Haynes Library has internet for a $5 donation. The free medical clinic in Lower Bouge is well supplied and has modern medical practitioners, if you need health care.

Barbara is very well organized and will try to make your trip wonderful. She is a great owner/operator.

Desert Rose is great for couples and families alike. If you want peace and quiet and convenience, at a good price, you will be happy to stay at Desert Rose.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
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Governor's Harbor Eleuthera
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A Perfect Vacation at Desert Rose

  • 5 out of 5
We were very fortunate to have selected Desert Rose for our two-week vacation on Eleuthera. All arrangements and communications with Barbara, the owner, went smoothly. We also rented the owner's SUV which was very convenient. Our contact on the island, Mr. Rolle, was very nice; he also provided prompt transport to and from the airport. The well-appointed cottage, located on one of the most beautiful beaches, had everything we needed for the PERFECT vacation. My husband loved snorkeling around the nearby reefs. We walked the beach for miles every day seeing only a few friendly people during our stay. The constant breezes and sound of the ocean waves was priceless. Thank you, Barbara, for sharing your home with us.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
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Governor's Harbor Eleuthera
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5

Best vacation spot ever!

  • 5 out of 5
I can't say enough good things about Desert Rose and the Owner, Barbara. I was impressed not only by the beautiful locations but also by Barbara's detailed and prompt responses to my questions during the booking process. Her assistance in answering all of my questions was a big reason why I chose Desert Rose. Yes, the location was a little remote and there were not many restaurants nearby to chose from but that was also the charm of the place. We had the beach to ourselves and what a beach it was! Absolutely beautiful! We hope that we get a chance to return. If you are looking to be waited on in a fancy hotel then this is not the place for you but if you want stunning views of the beach and ocean and can be a little self sufficent then you can't go wrong with Dessert Rose. One of the best vacations spots I've ever visited. Thanks Barbara!
  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Governor's Harbour Airport (GHB)
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Governor's Harbour
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tippy's
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tippy's
Car: necessary

Monticello property is centrally located on the Atlantic coastal side, known as the Riviera of the Bahamas. We are in a secluded, private gated 5 acre estate but only minutes from the main restaurants. It is an excellent area, safe and very quite. The pink sand beach is miles long, nearly always deserted and offers all sorts of different places to swim, you will usually find no one but yourselves. You can enjoy calm shallow crystal water, very swimmer friendly. Snorkeling enthusiasts will find much to keep them in the turquoise sea.

Governor's Harbour is about 10 min/3.5 Miles away. There you will find grocery stores, banks, gift shops, dive shop and more. For information please visit our website below under Further Details.

Other Activities: Kayaking

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Governor's Harbor, Eleuthera

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Rate 2
1 Aug 2014 - 15 Nov 2014
5 night minimum stay
$1,250
for 5 nights
From
$250
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 1
16 Nov 2014 - 31 Jul 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,325
for 5 nights
From
$265
$1,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$1,325
for 5 nights
From
$265
$1,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Notes Rates are based on 2 guests.
$250 extra person ( max 4).

Cancellations: Deposit is refundable up to 50 days before rental time, minus $200 re-booking fee.

For stays less than one week, please add $15 per night, for 5 days or less, please add $25 per night.

Pet fees: $100/wk for fist pet + $50/wk for each additional pet.
In order to confirm this reservation we require a deposit 50% of the rental rate within 10 days of booking, with the balance and $500 refundable security/damage deposit due to 30 days prior the arrival.
Payment methods accepted:
Personal Checks ( USA), and Bank Wire Transfers.
From Canada: (U.S.$) Canadian personal checks, (U.S.$) Canadian bank money orders.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Governor's Harbor in Eleuthera

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beachfront
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
  • Adventure
General:
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    outdoor - Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Living Room - 1 Single Bed , 1 Twin size Sleeper Chair in the Living Room.
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk Bed
  • Two baby portable travel beds available.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Decking
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • surfing
Notes:
Home Theatre System. Telephone is for incoming and local calls. Private Chef optional. Smoking is not allowed in the facility.
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