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Monticello - Desert Rose , Charming Beachfront Cottage - 10% OFF MAY - NOV 2018

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

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

Desert Rose is a secluded waterfront cottage on the 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 Tiki Hut 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 - Desert Rose.

Desert Rose is a two bedroom, one bath cottage. The master bedroom has a king bed and an additional room has a twin bunk 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.

The cottage is ideal for 2-4 guests, but we can accommodate larger groups as well. Please see Monticello - Garden of Light (HomeAway.com/298738)

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

More Details

Owner
Barbara Bolognesi Mozzato
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Barbara Bolognesi Mozzato

Barbara Bolognesi resides in Burlington, CT.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Barbara , we loved the house, and the view was amazing . The house has everything you need. This as our 4th trip to Eleuthera and our favorite place to stay. We'll definitely will book a trip for next year.



Thank you!
Feb 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas on Central Eleuthera

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
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:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home Theatre System. Hotel Safe. Private Chef optional. Babysitter available. The telephone is for incoming and local calls only. Smoking is not allowed in the facility.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful beaches

  • 4 of 5

House, beaches as described in advert. House secluded and off the beaten track, just what we wanted. You will need a car to get around the island.Kitchen had everything you could possibly need. Bed comfy and loved sitting out the back of the house for breakfast each morning. Plenty of masks & flippers for snorkelling etc.

Would recommend a stay here but do remember to bring plenty of bug spray, we had quite a few bites but easily remedied.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to relax and find restoration! So peaceful and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely loved every minute of our stay at Monticello. The views and the wonderful places to sit and reflect and enjoy the long walks on the beach still deeply move our beings! What a respite! We loved the covered deck that sits on a knoll overlooking the house and grounds and the ocean. What a spectacular spot to unwind with a glass of wine, apples and cheese. The cool breezes were refreshing! The curly tail lizards were fun to watch as we shared little bits of apple. The house itself was perfect for the two of us. The bed was so comfortable so we rested well in the cool of the a/c. All the appliances and facilities worked perfectly. The grocery stores had what we were wanting and we also found a good selection of wines. We rented a car from Central Auto and fell in love with the owners...Margaret Nixon and her husband. She shared her book of poetry with us and invited us to church in Governor’s Harbor. It was a memorable service! The message was just what we needed to hear. We drove to Ten Bay beach and snorkeled there to be delighted to find a bed of live sand dollars. We also drove north to see the Glass Bridge. The waters on the Carribean side were an incredible shade of turquoise. The beach at Monticello never ceased to amaze our eyes with the beautiful pink sand perfect for walking and the ever changing turquoise waters of the Atlantic. We are still in awe of it all. Eleuthera is a non-commercialized island but has all your heart can hold and more...a perfect hideaway for relaxing and enjoying the wonderful glory of God’s creation.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property, as displayed, not one issue

  • 5 of 5

Seamless process from start to finish, Property manager was on point and did everything we needed without hesitation. If you want to unplug, relax and enjoy wonderful beaches, this is the place. I would recommend this to any friend or relatives.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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April Family Vacation 2018

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Monticello-Desert Rose over our April school vacation. We recommend this rental to any family who is looking for a pristine beach and privacy. We have two boys age 10 and 8 who spent countless hours playing in the ocean which is literally right outside the house. Even on windy days, the surf was safe and the children could play.

The caretaker Andre was great as well. He is a wealth of knowledge so take advantage of it. We recommend renting his car if available.

We plan on returning annually to experience the great food, culture and beaches that Eleuthera has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and secluded

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 nights at Garden of Light end of April through early May. We flew into North Eleuthera airport and were picked up by the property's caretaker Mr. Gardiner and his son. We rented an SUV through Mr. Gardiner as well which was very easy. The property is secluded on the Atlantic side; there are two houses on the property although there are enough palm trees, foliage, and distance to where there house is very private. The beach was beautiful and the house was well equipped with beach chairs, snorkel gear, grill and all the kitchen amenities needed to cook well at home. There was AC in the house which worked well although it was rarely needed as it was easy to get a breeze through the house. Wifi was very reliable in the house. We were able to pick up fresh fish in Governor's Harbor (sold next to the water across the street from Eleuthera Supply) to grill at home (catch is variable, had grouper and crab available). Groceries at Burrows, veggies/fresh bread/cinnamon rolls at Island Farm Eleuthera (just south of South Palmetto Point). Island Farm also sells a nice map of the island (4 separate maps for different areas) which was nice to have. It was quite windy on the Atlantic side for most of our trip (which meant essentially no noseeums). Wouldn't hesitate to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Desert Rose is a comfy, cozy, clean cottage set up perfectly for a couple. It is equipped with everything you need for the beach: cooler, nice beach chairs, umbrella (which we really appreciated because a lot of beaches do not have any shade), washer and dryer, wash line for hanging wet clothes, outdoor shower for cleaning up beach gear. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking anything.

The view of the ocean from the outside decks and inside as well is just spectacular! The beach tiki hut provides welcome shade along with a place to store your stuff while swimming, walking or kayaking. You can hear the waves at night which makes for great sleeping. The beach really is one of the best on the island and it was difficult to leave to explore other areas.

Tippys, Buccaneer Club, Bacchus Find Foods and Governor's Harbor are just a short drive away.

We have rented many VRBO's and this was one of our favorites!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Club Med Beach
Driving Distance: at 2.5 Mi North of the property.
Glass Window Bridge
Preacher's Cave
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Governor's Harbour Airport (GHB)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tippy's
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Governor's Harbour
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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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Regular Rate
6 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£753
for 5 nights
From
£151
£1,054
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest
 
2019 rate
1 Jan 2019 - 1 Jan 2020
5 night minimum stay
£979
for 5 nights
From
£196
£1,370
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£753
for 5 nights
From
£151
£1,054
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £75.29

Rates are based on 2 guests.
Additional guest $250/wk. ( Max 4)
Refundable Damage deposit $500
Holydays:
( 2 guests) $1,680/wk - (4 guests) $2,180/wk
Christmas and New Year's week:
( 2 guests) $1,950/wk, (4 guests) $2,450/wk

RATES 2019: $260 per night, Weekly $1,820/7 nights.

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 1st pet + $50/wk for each additional pet.

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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