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Bright Idea - Private Beach on Chalk Sound

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

It is said that the best in life is worth waiting for and this is certainly true of this wonderful 4 bedroom villa with newly extended private beach, located in a prime residential area overlooking the tranquil turquoise waters of Chalk Sound.

Bright Idea is set on 1.8 acres, of tropical landscaping and includes a fabulous two level, two bedroom main villa coupled with two private one bedroom guest cottages with open plan living room and dinettes.

This Caribbean paradise with its own private beach blends beautifully and naturally with the surrounding tropical flora, white sand beach, and native island beauty that permeates everything about the Turks and Caicos Islands.

This wonderful villa is one of the few to boast a private beach on Chalk Sound! Fabulous for family getaways and very popular with honeymooners.

Bright Idea Villa Features and Amenities:

Three villas for the price of one! Bright Idea main house and two guest cottages for a total of 2,500 sq feet of interior living space and great for privacy in larger groups. All bedrooms are equipped with metered air con for your comfort.

Black out curtains and beautiful sheers in main house bedrooms.

Fabulous pool with outstanding views, approx. 16 x 28′

Your own private beach with loungers and kayaks

BBQ (propane)

Alfresco dining with seating for 8 on a spacious 800 sq foot sundeck

Bedrooms upstairs share a terrace with astounding views of the simmering turquoise waters of Chalk Sound

24/7 Monitored security

Safe to store valuable items

Optional Air conditioning: Air con throughout main house. Cottages, bedrooms only. Air con is metered and charged at the going island rate during the time of your stay. Meters are read on your arrival and departure. The charge is comprised of the base rate, coupled with an additional fuel factor that fluctuates monthly. You can check the website of Fortis TCI to learn what it is while here.

Equipped Kitchen with bar counter and breakfast nook

4 bedrooms: 1 with a king bed, the rest are twin beds that convert to king or singles on request.

Ensuite bathroom/showers with each bedroom to ensure privacy

Powder room/laundry in main house for comfort and convenience

The property is unique in that it has its own private beach offering lounge chairs and kayaks for your pleasure

Guest cottages are equipped with a living room, dining/kitchenette, TV, one bedroom with bath/shower ensuite, a/c, ceiling fans and private terrace each

Laundry facilities in the main house

Cable TV

Hi speed wireless internet

Ceiling fans in all rooms for cool, Caribbean breezes

Enjoy cooking al fresco on the sundeck using the BBQ (propane)

Light midweek cleaning is included for any stay of 7 nights or more

Comfy rattan deck lounge chairs

Linens and beach towels

Fully equipped kitchen

Policies and Taxes:

12% GAT additional

Security Deposit: Statement of Liability signed on arrival, a credit card must be provided as security.

Check-In time: 4 pm

Check-Out time: 10 am

No smoking policy inside the house.

One light midweek clean per seven night stay

Disclaimer:

Travelers’ Choice rated Providenciales the #1 island in the world.

Dynamic growth continues to transform the demographic profile of the Turks and Caicos Islands in a very positive way.

While there is no active construction adjacent to our properties, there might be new construction in the area.

This however should not affect the privacy or quality of your stay.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

Why The Owner chose Providenciales

Beauty, peace and great fishing!

What makes this villa unique

Outstanding views, a private beach, privacy and intimacy

Guestbook comments from the manager

As Reviewed by: mrsshelts from Jersey, United Kingdom for a stay from Dec 26th to Jan 11th 2015.



Reviewed on: 01/18/2015 for their stay in 01/2015

202783 - Bright Idea - Chalk Sound waterfront rental

A beautiful villa, safe for young children, Basia the manager ensured groceries were pre ordered and delivered, items I had sent over arrived on time, house had everything that was needed and more. Nothing was too much trouble. We asked if we could get some lights for the beach and the following day 6 lights were put up! The location on the Island suited us as a family from grandparent to grandchild and all in between . Taylor bay was beautiful and across the road and the private beach with the villa was perfect and a luxury! Taxis were expensive so whilst we did eat out we preferred to eat in and make the most of the views!! Highly recommended.
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Providenciales in Caicos Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • 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
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master has King size beds, all other bedrooms have twin beds convertible to king size on request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
private beach, kayak, membership to private tennis court, gas BBQ, walking distance to the famed Sapodilla Beach Starter size amenities only provided on arrival, such as toilet paper, paper towel, sponge, dish soap and laundry detergent.

Reviews

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Bright Idea - Private Beach on Chalk Sound
average rating of 4.375 based on 13 reviews
Washington, DC
5

Time of our lives

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time at Bright Idea! We had a larger group, so the two guest houses were a perfect amenity for those who would like some privacy if traveling with a group. Both the main house and guest houses are beautifully decorated and updated. The views are outstanding and the private lagoon in front of the house overlooking the Sound is one of the most peaceful places I have ever relaxed. Just across the street is beautiful Taylor Bay with the clearest water and whitest sand I have ever seen. The house also comes with two kayaks which were perfect for going out and exploring. Simply put, I would highly recommend Bright Idea for groups of any size. Thank you for opening your home to us and allowing us to experience true paradise!

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! You were amazing guests and we loved having you. Please come back home to us soon!!! Basia and TPM crew
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Great Villa - but watch out for the overcharged metered electrical usage!!!

  • 4 of 5

The Bright Idea House was enjoyed by our family of six this past March, 2015. Location is great as well as the view of Chalk Sound. The rooms are a little smaller than pictured and the main house kitchen table can only seat four. Just outside is a table for eight.

Everyone is informed that the electricity is metered ... what one cannot get a straight answer on is HOW the electricity is figured. We rented through Travel Keys Luxury rental company which is represented on the island by Tranquility Property Management. For the past few months, since our rental I've tried to procure a credit for the electricity overcharge, but to no avail. Travel Keys HAS forwarded my messages to Tranquility Management but has been no further assistance. Since Travel Keys uses this management company - it should behoove them to be willing to do whatever to assist with the appropriate refund for the overcharge.

Just make sure you know the ACTUAL rate charged for per kilowatt hourly usage BEFORE you leave the island. The local electric company has it posted on their website (March was 0.1396 per kilowatt hour), but Tranquility Management (Basia) sent a message (finally) to Travel Keys June 4, 2015 that they charge USA .55 cents per hour! Beware!!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay at beautiful Bright Idea, but begging your pardon, the first time Tranquility was contacted by Travel Keys re your air con metering was on May 8th, some several weeks post your stay at Bright Idea, and on the same day that I had departed the island on medical leave. They were advised that I would reply on my return as staff could not access the safe where all guest credit card information is stored as a security precaution. Home on the 26th, I provided Travel Keys with the signed Statement of Liability for your party on the 27th. As a backdrop for readers, please note that our procedure for reading air con meters requires that guests be in attendance. They inspect the meter and initial each reading entered on the document. This is done on arrival and on departure. We followed protocol with your party and your Statement of Liability, clearly endorsed with your initials, proves the readings accurate. On June 3rd, TK's requested the "official" cost of electricity. My immediate complete reply was: "We don’t have an “official” rate. It fluctuates monthly. Generally runs at 55 cents per KWhr" as based on the average rate over the last 4 years. Those who live in Turks know well that the cost of electricity and water is outrageously expensive. Now that the stores of expensive fuel in TCI have been depleted, we are paying some 39-42 cents per KW hour which is a welcome relief. As to your entreaty to readers to "beware", the information you proffer in support is patently false. What the Fortis site factually says is: "Previous month FF (fuel factor) = .1396." Had you truly been looking for the truth of the matter, you would have investigated their site further to get ALL the facts; that is, there are two further relevant factors: (a) the base rate of electricity and (b) the reading date. While the cost of fuel fluctuates, the cost of electricity does not. In reality then, what Fortis invoices reflect is the sum of these two cumulative charges; the base cost of electricity PLUS the fuel factor for that billing cycle. And finally, given fluctuating fuel rates, the reading date of the bill is likewise relevant. Your scurrilous claim that we overcharge our guests for air con usage is thus both unfounded and untrue. My best, Basia (Following transmission of the purported review and my reply to the agency, please note: ***'Travel Keys stands behind Tranquility’s report and continues to have our support.' Stewart, Senior VP ***)
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Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We felt very fortunate to have such a wonderful villa. Our dive group of 4 couples travel together once every year and this year it was The Bright Idea Villa. It was our first visit to the island and Basia, the property manager, gave us so much information in advance, it made planning a trip the piece of cake!

The home is just as the pictures show, spacious and beautifully decorated. The layout is perfect for families as well as traveling couples, as everyone was able to have either a wonderful upstairs room, or pool cabana, all with their own bathrooms! The quality of linens, pillows, cushions and other décor are all wonderful and add to the ambience. We had plenty of space to hang out either together or privately. The living room is cozy with the built in couch - brilliant! - and you could always find one of us hanging out there reading or getting on the internet.

Basia's staff are all wonderful, very polite, Mi-Tuh was always checking on us and making sure we had anything we needed. We had a slight snafu with the new alarm system, and Basia went over and above in making sure we were not inconvenienced in any way (it was really no problem!).

Thank you for the many evenings we had enjoying the pool, beach and bbq while staring out at the gorgeous Chalk Sound. Yes, the property is outside of town - we wanted it that way! Just make sure you have a car so you can head into town for activities (Basia recommended Grace Bay Car Rentals and they were excellent).

We typically ate one meal at home and one meal out every day, either in Grace Bay, or nearby Las Brisas restaurant.

We also used Flamingo Divers and felt they were our favorite dive operations ever - that is saying a lot since our group consists of very experienced divers including two instructors.

No negatives here, just go and enjoy the lovely villa!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, we are so thrilled that you had a wonderful time in Providenciales while staying at Bright Idea Villa. You were a joy to work with, from start to finish, and we're waiting patiently for you to come 'home' to us soon. On behalf of the owners of Bright Idea and the Tranquility crew, thank you so very much for your kind, kind words!! Big hugs!! Basia
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upstate New York
5

outstanfidi vacation

  • 5 of 5

Basis, so glad you invited me to share. Bright Idea is a fabulous house. We were 8 family members and we all agree that we need to come back to this place. First time in the Turks. Weather was picture perfect the entire week. Loved that we had our own beach on Chalk Sound. Loved the kyacks and the serenity. Plenty of night life too. Good restaurants everywhere but make sure you rent a car if you come. Loved to explore. Basia, the only recommendation I would make is not to recommend Caico's Wheels. They don't have a spot at the airport and their cars are junk. They did try to make up for this with good

service but they need to update their inventory. Otherwise, a fabulous week wad had by all. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, thank you so much for the kind words. I am so thrilled that you enjoyed Bright Idea and that you had a great vacation. I do so love the private beach there too! :) I am sad, however, to hear about your experience with Caicos Wheels as I've received great reviews from guests about them. Do know that I will follow up to find out what happened with your experience with them. You were a pleasure to work with from start to finish and we do so look forward to your coming home to us again soon! Basia
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York, PA
5

TCI gem

  • 5 of 5

Basia and her crew were so professional and nice to work with. When an appliance needed repair, they addressed this immediately. Bright Idea is beautiful and quiet and chalk sound was so calm. Thank you for a terrific stay.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Please know that it was a pleasure to serve you and we look forward to welcoming you back home soon! Basia
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5

Delighted get away retreat

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleasantly surprised by the privacy, tranquility and ease of our stay at Bright! No crowded beaches, quiet chalk sound surf lapping our private beach morning, noon and night. We enjoyed the comfort and simplicity of this villa. Felt so 'at home' every convenience we needed, excellent value, and lovely concierge service. Trouble free - the tennis courts and nearby Las Brisas restaurant (excellent fresh fish) very convenient. And the new living room was breezy (and cozy after dark) for family Movie viewing! Great convenience having the kitchen-pool-and beach- all within steps from one another. And one last comment- since my last visit- the upgrades - living room, beach chaises, extra air conditioners and washer dryer- all made our stay - once again- memorable. We will be back again as long as we can book our dates- in advance!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks ever so much for your kind review. I was delighted to know that you enjoyed all the beautiful renovations and upgrades the owners have made, including the new black out and sheer curtains in the upstairs two masters and air con added throughout the main house. We love when guests like you give suggestions that the owners fulfill, such as the addition of a second stackable washer dryer set in the laundry room! But my particular favorite is the beautiful pool umbrella and new loungers that everyone has been enjoying and we're glad you did too! The entire Tranquility teams send best wishes and we want you to know that it's families like yours that make what we do so so thoroughly enjoyable! Come back 'home' again soon! Basia
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Location

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Las Brisas
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Leeward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Las Brisas
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Sapodilla beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Bright Idea
Nearest Point of Interest
Las Brisas Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Caicos 7-11 and gas
Nearest Point of Interest
Quality Supermarket

The private beach is one of the few to be found on island

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Air con metered as per your usage at the going island rate during the time of your stay.
Security Deposit: Statement of Liability signed on arrival, a credit card must be provided as security.
Check-In time: 4 pm
Check-Out time: 10 am
One midweek clean per seven night stay on 3 or 4 bed rental only

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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