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Elegant spacious newly renovated waterfront apartment near Hamilton

People4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 14 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this holiday apartment in Pembroke - Sanctuary - waterfront apt

One bedroom apartment on the water in secluded Fairylands

Sanctuary is a brand new, one bedroom, waterside apartment and is centrally located in an excellent residential area, close to the city of Hamilton.

Recently refurbished to a high standard you reach the entrance by steps down alongside the main house. The apartment is actually below the main residence and takes you to the waters edge where there is a large dock, often in use by the owner who is a keen fisherman.

Step through glass doors in to the light open plan living, dining and kitchen area, where you will find everything you need for a long or short stay.

The full sized washer and dryer are located in a room off the kitchen. This room also has a single bed and bedside table.

The separate bedroom has a Queen bed and a spacious area with a large desk, so is ideal for the business person as well. There is a TV and WIFI internet connection.

The modern bathroom, located off the bedroom has a good sized walk in shower. Beautiful original works of art enhance this peaceful space and are an added bonus for guests to enjoy.

For relaxing outside on the terrace day or night, there are chairs and tables and a BBQ for dining al fresco.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Monica Jones
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 2016
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About Monica Jones

I'm an artist and writer and my husband Arthur is a realtor and charter cruising and fishing captain.

I paint and write to promote a more humane and peaceful world.

We are a boat loving family.

We are Bermudian but both went to university/college in England and feel strong ties to Europe because of our connections there. We also feel close the United States and Canada because of our proximity and cultural connections through our history.

We have three adult children, two of whom live very close to us and three grandchildren, and two ducks.

Monica Jones purchased this apartment in 1988

Why Monica Jones chose Bermuda

We live in Bermuda and all our lives dreamed of living near the water so that we could wake up every day and be able to look at and access the water.

We moved to this neighbourhood during the week of our 25th wedding anniversary and have never regretted the move, as we're close to the town of Hamilton, but in a very pretty quiet residential area.

The house was originally four apartments. We combined three apartments to make a home where we finished raising our three children, and now host our three grandchildren.

The downstairs apartment was an apartment for the lady who lived on the property for many years and helped us raise our children. It was then used by me as an art studio, but as our family contracted, space became available upstairs for my studio.

During 2014 we renovated the apartment downstairs to make it a holiday efficiency unit which is self contained and private and right beside the water of Mills Creek. It is only steps away from the boats which my husband and son charter and where our eldest son and his girlfriend live on a houseboat.

We love privacy, but also love to interact with people. We've had a couple of short term renters now in the apartment and are enjoying sharing the property and our love for Bermuda in all its colourful beauty.

What makes this apartment unique

We chose this property because waterfront properties in Bermuda rarely change hands outside families. We were fortunate that the former owner of this property was ready to downsize and none of his children wished to take on the property.

We fell in love with it because it's in a quiet friendly neighbourhood. It's private and yet when we walk on the lanes neighbours stop and offer a lift.

We love the outdoors and the idea of bringing the outdoors to our indoor life, so when we renovated the property, we incorporated a lot of sliding glass doors, to allow us to see and feel the outdoors, but also to allow fresh air and the breezes to circulate in our home.

We love the muted pastel colours of Bermuda and chose to decorate the outside and inside of the house to reflect these gentle colours -pale pink, turquoise, yellow and pale green, all melded together to integrate the home into Bermuda's beautiful landscape.

Sitting outside on the porches to enjoy the wind, the sounds of the birds, the distant hum of a lawnmower are all part of the magic of this beautiful property.

We look forward to sharing it with you.

Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

Elegant spacious newly renovated waterfront apartment near Hamilton
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My daughters and I stayed at The Sanctuary apartment for two weeks and loved every minute of it. Monica and Arthur are so welcoming and thought of everything to make our stay memorable. Monica arranged for a taxi to pick us up from the airport and she kindly bought some groceries to start us off. We had the use of a mobile phone which proved invaluable when we were out and about. It takes 25 minutes to walk to Hamilton, and we didn’t mind this at all because it is a lovely journey. A taxi to Hamilton is about $12. Hamilton has an abundance of shops and restaurants, and from Hamilton you can get a bus or ferry to different parts of the island.

The apartment has been tastefully renovated and it is bright and airy with lots of light. Set back a few yards from the waterfront, the views are lovely and we spent many hours on the front porch admiring the flowers, trees and wildlife that surrounded this oasis.

The apartment had everything we needed and we even had the opportunity of testing out the new barbecue that Arthur had bought. The pool was a fantastic bonus and we spent many relaxing days just lazing around the pool admiring the views of the boats on the water.

In summary, this was one of the best holidays we’ve had, Bermuda is a wonderful place. Our stay at The Sanctuary was a home from home and we will be returning again to recharge our batteries. Thank you for your hospitality Monica and Arthur.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: One of the most wonderful things about hosting is meeting people from different countries and witnessing family life at its best and most relaxed. Holidays are times for having special family connections which have the power to create joy and happiness for many years after the holiday. You and your daughters really embraced relaxing and enjoying time together in a beautiful place. It brought us joy to be able to facilitate your holiday at Sanctuary apartment. We enjoyed your stay very much, although we were often unaware of whether you were in the apartment or not as you were discreet, quiet and respectful of our space. We grew accustomed to your presence and felt nostalgic after your departure with the knowledge that some very special people had gone. It is our hope that the happy memories created here will live on for many years and sustain you. We'd love to welcome you all back.
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The property was located in a quiet residential area. The view from the apartment was very pleasant.

  • 5 of 5

The host was very helpful in setting up our vacation. She provided some basic food items and the apartment was very comfortable, spacious, and clean. There was a nice area for sitting outside. The kitchen was well equipped. The beds were comfortable. Our host connected us with a driver who picked us up each day and took us to our destination. I would recommend this apartment if you want quiet and to be a little out of the hustle and bustle of Hamilton.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sanctuary Marine.
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
L.F. Wade International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Ascots
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Hamilton
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Ascots
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Admiralty Park, Pembroke

This elegantly furnished apartment is tucked away in a secluded and private part of Pembroke. It's close to the city of Hamilton with dining and local museums. It's also close to the beach at Admiralty Park, nearby buses and ferries offer the visitor convenient rides to the Historic town of St. George's and Dockyard and popular and beautiful South Shore Beaches and Cooper's Island Nature Reserve.

Sanctuary Marine (http://www.sanctuary.bm), which offers high and mid range priced fishing, snorkelling, diving and custom in shore and offshore dinner, lunch and sunset cruising and marine experiences is based on the property. Guests hosted in Sanctuary Apartment are offered preferred pricing for trips.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Pembroke, North America

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
 
America's Cup
1 May 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
14 night minimum stay
£3,062
for 14 nights
From
£219
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£417
for 3 nights
From
£139
£954
£3,777
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £159

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Pembroke in North America

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The en suite bathroom has a large shower enclosure, vanity and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Spacious beautifully furnished bedroom with queen sized bed, bedside tables, fitted cupboard, desk and 2 chest of drawers. The bedroom is decorated with original fine art.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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