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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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, Charlotte and Nassau.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

About The Owner

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

Why The Owner chose Bahamas

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.

What makes this house unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“We loved location, house and beaches. It was a great experience to find a fairly "untouched" and virgin place so closed to the main land. We have the entire beach in front of the house for ourself. We rented a boat and explored the near by location (including a little isolated island) and we used our car to explore the entire island. It was a really great experience”
Mar 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Freeport on the The Bahamas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Luxury Villa Right on the Beach!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 22 reviews
Palm Desert, CA
5

Fabulous Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this home! I am not great with words so let me list the things: 3 separated bedrooms with attached baths, fully stocked kitchen, seating for everyone in every room. Be it the dining room, living room or spectacular patio, there was an abundance of seating. The patio....you won't want to leave it!! French doors off of every room with screens, so the ocean breeze can float in day and night. We rented a car from Brad's and that too was a smooth transaction. Banana Cay restaurant a picturesque 10 minute walk down the beach open everyday from 10-5...loved it, ate there everyday! We were a party of 6 and everyone had a fabulous time....we will absolutely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind words - you and your family are welcome back anytime! Bruce
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5

Wanted to take this house home!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home away from home! Our group of 4 really enjoyed our 8 day stay here. The island is still a little beat up from the last hurricane but the house is beautiful, spacious, and has everything you need. It really is as nice as the pictures! We spent hours sitting on the back porch enjoying the ocean breeze, walked an hour on the beach every day and did some great snorkeling at Paradise Cove. With a friendly and helpful caretaker only a phone call away we really couldn't ask for more. Brad's Car Rental was easy. We enjoyed lunches at Banana Bay (a short walk down the beach) and being visited daily by a blue heron that would circle the house. The choppy water and strong winds kept us from doing as much scuba diving as we had originally planned - but the house was so comfortable, we didn't really need to leave it anyway! Our only disappointment was that we couldn't stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. It was great having you as guests and we hope that we can welcome you back some day so you can get some scuba diving in!
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4

Fabulous week long stay in April

  • 4 of 5

We thought the pictures of this villa were too good to be true, but it was even better in person. Even though there was much hurricane damage to the surrounding gardens, the villa was just about perfect. It was extremely spacious inside with vaulted ceilings everywhere. Very well furnished with ample supply of towels and linens and a very big kitchen. Powerful air conditioning kept us cool, but plenty of large windows and floor-to-ceiling doors brought the cool sea breezes inside easily.

Access to the beach is incredible and when conditions are right, the snorkeling opportunities are great right off the beach with 4 large clusters of rocks and coral and plenty of sea life including starfish, barracuda and the usual variety of fish. The sand on the beach is an amazing powdery consistency, however sharp coral rocks lurk underwater just inches away. Water shoes are a requirement. The only disappointment was that the beach faces south and the whole time we were there there was a steady and strong 15-20 mph SE wind leading to choppy and cloudy waters. All 5 times we tried to schedule snorkeling tours they were cancelled due to rough conditions.

The nearby pool (3 minute walk) was in good condition, quite warm, and we always had it to ourselves.

Very helpful and friendly staff are a phone call away and provided fresh water for the drinking cooler and extra ice for the fridge multiple times during our week long stay.

Access to town is pretty easy. The roads are wide and most drivers take it nice and slow. It was easy getting used to driving on the left. I couldn't imagine trying to stay here without renting a car.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I'm sorry that you were unlucky with the windy weather for your snorkeling trips. Unfortunately that's one thing that we can't control of course! I'm glad that you still had a great time overall. It's not much consolation, but it's rare for the snorkeling trips not to go out for that many days in a row, so you were unlucky. Hopefully you might come back one day and you'll get to go on that trip then - we certainly hope so and would love to welcome you back to Paradise! Thank you, Bruce
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week there (our first time in the Bahamas) with my son & his wife & thoroughly enjoyed every minute. I can't disagree with comments in the other reviews. The water was warm, sand soft, and enjoyed both sight seeing & just laying on the beach & decompressing. The beach is literally 10 steps from the back porch.

The owner, Bruce, and the property manager, Andrew were extremely helpful & responsive to all questions & made the trip easy.

We found Andrew's chef skills superb. He cooked for us 3 nights. He has a menu, (it's easy to order too much!) but be sure to ask for cold Stone Crab if it's in season - it reminds me of Dungeness crab, but easier to eat. His Conch chowder (Manhattan style) is fabulous.

We'd definitely like to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grove City, OH
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic home, great service from owner and all parties involved in property management. Andrew met us at airport as promised and escorted us to the property. The island is beat up a little from the recent storms, but there is still plenty to see and do. This island doesn't have the charm of some of the Abacos but you won't find a nicer private home than this one. Great value and honestly we could have stayed just at the house. The Banana Bay restaurant is easily walkable, great food, and fantastic swimming right off the beach with a sandy bottom. A little more rocky in front of the house, but so much the better because there is decent snorkeling (especially for small kids) right there! No really big fish but perfect for the family; save your money unless you are really a hard core snorkeler. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your honest review and positive comments. We always love to stay round the house as much as possible too, when we go. It's definitely a wrench to leave! We hope to welcome you back one day.
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delaware, ohio
5

Perfect get away

  • 5 of 5

It was my husband and myself with our two traveling buddies who spent 10 wonderful days at this villa. We are all over 50 and had a fabulous time. The house is beautiful inside and out, not to mention it's spectacular view. We were all in heaven. We snorkled everyday, including 2 days at Paradise Cove, and befriended a bird who came to eat crab daily in the ocean side yard. We called him Henry. :) Andrew is the host with the most! He brought us some wonderful fresh red snapper one night that we grilled. Perfection!!The house provides everything you need minus the food and spirits. I do recommend you bring your own snorkel gear and water shoes. I slept in the king bedroom with the smaller bath and I slept better in it than I do at home. It's clean, fresh and compfy. You need a rental car and food and spirits are a bit pricey, at least to us they were. I highly recommend this villa if your looking for peace and quiet but yet can venture out, if would you like, to do the touristy things that they have on the island.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review - which carries more weight with potential guests than all the wonderful statements I can make in the advert! You seemed to enjoy the place as much as we do - and pretty much everyone who goes there. It is special and we love to share it with others. Hopefully we will see you back there one day.
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Location

Nearest Point of Interest
Paradise Villa, Fortune Cay

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on the Freeport, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall Special
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,225
for 4 nights
From
£280
£1,505
£5,105
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,385
for 4 nights
From
£320
£2,065
£7,905
 
 
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,185
for 7 nights
£3,185
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,385
for 4 nights
From
£320
£2,065
£7,905
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,225
for 4 nights
From
£280
£1,785
£6,705
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £105
Additional Guest Fee £18 per person per night
Pet Fee £10

These rates are based on 2 guests staying. Please contact owner for rates quoted in USD. Additional guests are charged and additional £17.50 per person per night, up to a maximum of 6. There is an additional cleaning charge of £90 per booking. Christmas and New Year rates are higher - please check.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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