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Conch'd Out .. House & Cottage -On the Water-Great Beach-Privacy

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 8: House 2 BR, 2 BA sleeps 6. Optional Cottage 1 BR, 1 BA sleeps 2

Welcome to Conch’d Out - a beachfront vacation house and optional cottage on a secluded beach with soft pink sand and clear blue water. Conch'd Out is situated on a 2 acre coconut palm covered point with magnificent 270 degree views and access to great beaches on either side. It is located on the acclaimed Banks Road on the Atlantic side of Eleuthera near the quaint settlement of North Palmetto Point. The main house has two bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, and sleeps up to six. The upstairs bedroom has a king bed. The second bedroom is downstairs and accessed via external stairs,. It has two queen beds and a patio...perfect for privacy (but perhaps not for very young children). The nearby one bedroom, 1 bath cottage has a king bed, and sleeps two. Both house and cottage have queen sofa beds in their great rooms and fully equipped modern kitchens. The house and cottage are both very comfortable and well maintained with ocean views from every room, fully air conditioned, wireless internet, and satellite TV to make you feel right at home. A cistern backs up the city water supply. The house may be rented alone or together with the cottage. The cottage is never rented separately. Please no Sunday arrivals, departures OK. The price displayed next to the "Request to Book" is for house Only. Add the cottage for only $100 per night! Bring friends! 50% deposit to secure reservation-balance due 60 days prior to arrival.

Amenities, Activities & Area: Local caretaker, wireless high speed Internet, fully air-conditioned, fully equipped modern kitchen - including dishwasher, coffee maker and microwave, all linens, towels and beach towels provided, Two kayaks, satellite TV/VCR, CD player, phone with free local calls, washer and dryer, BBQ grill, outdoor showers. Stores and restaurants are nearby.

A minivan can be rented for your stay at competitive rates from our caretaker, Andrew Bethel.

Snorkeling, swimming, diving, fishing, golf, and sightseeing.

Conch'd Out is located in North Palmetto Point, 6 miles south of Governor's Harbour on the Atlantic side of the island.

For more information, photos, and reviews check out the Conch'd Out website


More Details

Gary Ashcraft
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 January, 2018

About Gary Ashcraft

The Ashcraft family ( Father and three sons)purchased the property in 1995 and built the house and cottage in 1999. Since then we have enjoyed Conch'd Out with family and friends and rent the property to allow others to appreciate the beauty of the location and enjoy the island of Eleuthera.

Gary Ashcraft purchased this house in 1995

Why Gary Ashcraft chose Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas

The Ashcraft family spent many years cruising the Bahamas , fell in love with Eleuthera, and decided to jointly buy and build a home.

What makes this house unique

Conch'd Out is uniquely located in the middle of Eleuthera on a small coral point and slightly elevated. There is access to beaches on each side of the point. A Palapa is located on the tip of the point-allowing spectacular 270 + degree views up and down the coastline.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Carla and I couldn't have been happier with the entire trip. It truly was a dream come true. I had been wanting to visit Conch'd Out for over 2 years, since the first time I found It online. It was everything I had hoped for and more. Rita and Drew were incredibly welcoming, sweet and helpful. They took a personal interest in making sure Carla and I were having the time of our lives.

The home was beautiful and couldn't have had a more breath taking view. It was well supplied with everything you would want to live there as if it were your own home.

A special thanks to Craig for squeezing us in on such short notice. You allowed Carla and I the opportunity to create some incredible memories we will not soon forget. We plan on coming back soon to create even more...
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas on Central Eleuthera

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • House has two bedrooms and sleeps 6 people. Upstairs bedroom has king bed, Great room has a queen sleeper sofa. Downstairs bedroom has two queen beds. A portacrib is also available for babies. Cottage has a king bed and a queen sofa sleeper.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

Lovely house in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at Conch'd out. The beaches are superb and we enjoyed swimming, snorkelling and kayaking. The property is good for a quiet beach holiday and has everything you need although it is showing some signs of wear and tear. This does not detract from the level of comfort at all. At the time we visited the island was very quiet but there are fabulous beaches to explore. Eleuthera is beautiful and if you are interested in seeing the real Bahamas then don't hesitate to go and visit it yourself, and for 2 to 6 people this is a great place to stay. You will need a car though.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We really loved our stay and will most definitely return to Conch'd Out next year. Bill & Andrea

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A slice of carribean paradise

  • 5 of 5

Property was great and exactly as described. Beach was beautiful and very private (only saw one other family a couple of times). Andrew was there for us when we needed him... would definitely return again (but with better bug screen for the no-see-ums!).

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

Great house in a great location!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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View, private beach, location beyond compare!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved both Eleuthera and Conch'd Out. You have a gem, as you know. The beaches are beyond compare and the lack of density of people makes you feel like you almost have the whole island to yourself. Wonderful! We believe the combination of view, pounding waves to lull you to sleep, access and privacy of the beach, screened in living area and kitchen that lives like a lanai, etc. made for the best combination of benefits we've experienced, and we've been fortunate to travel quite a bit including to Hawaii, Costa Rica, the Keys, etc. One in our group in his early 70's commented the trip was 'First page of the memory book. First page!'. Thanks again for an absolutely wonderful property, the pre-trip planning information, and dining advice. All spot-on.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Zürich, Switzerland

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

First of all we would like to thank Andrew for his warm welcome. We really enjoyed our stay in Conch`d Out. The property is located on a small peninsula with 2 beaches (morning sun and evening sun). The house is well equipped with everything you need for a nice time. we stayed there with our family, and even our son (7 months) enjoyed the stay. An important advise would be to bring insect repellant, as the no see ums can be really annoying. Greetings from Switzerland, Michael

  • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
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Car: recommended

Conch’d Out is easily accessible- just one hour by air from Miami or Fort Lauderdale to Governor's Harbour (GHB) airport or North Eleuthera airport (ELH) . Our comfortable and well-maintained home is right on one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches in the world. This location makes a perfect playground for children of any age. You can enjoy exploring the fascinating coral reefs just offshore, catch a fish or spear a lobster for your dinner, enjoy world-class bone fishing, or charter a boat for deep-sea fishing. Two 2-person kayaks are provided for your enjoyment.

The people of Eleuthera are extremely friendly and hospitable. The island has many interesting places to visit and deserted beaches to explore. Conch'd Out, in North Palmetto Point, is located mid-island, cutting down on the time and expense of gas when sightseeing. And our attentive local caretakers, Andrew and Reta Bethel, will make sure that your Bahamas holiday is a memorable one.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter/Summer-House Only
14 Dec 2017 - 14 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

House: $1750-$2100/week - 6 guests maximum
Add Cottage $700/week - 2 guests maximum

The Cottage is only rented in conjunction with the House. Flexible Arrival and Departure dates. Sunday Arrivals not permitted. No Seasonal or Holiday rate changes. No additional per-person, damage deposit fees or other surprises.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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