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Steps from Private Beach And Marina, Pool, and Exuma at your footsteps

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Space 5,950 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

6B, 6 1/2 Bath, Boat Slot, Steps From The Beach

The Marina House is a stunning new home situated on nearly half an acre overlooking the private marina. Completed in late 2015 with beautiful Bahamian architectural elements, the Marina House has 6 bedrooms, 6 1/2 bathrooms, private pool and boat slip, and is just steps from a gorgeous beach. In just minutes, you can cruise through Moriah Harbour, frolic on the shores of The Cut Beach, or test your skills in the bonefishing flats past the Ferry bridge (Little Exuma) . There are countless extraordinary beaches, sandbanks and coves in the area yet it is also easy to boat right into Georgetown or Chat N’ Chill on Stocking Island.

The home is ideal for a large family, an intimate corporate retreat, or sports/yoga retreat as the spacious and open floor plans allows for groups to comfortably socialize yet its design provides plenty of privacy. There are two master bedrooms with king size beds, two guest rooms with king size beds (cottage), one bedroom with two full beds, and one bedroom with bunk beds. Marina House is outfitted for large groups so it features double refrigerators, double dishwashers, central A/C, ice machine, several lounge areas, and an outdoor pergola dining area for 12. The home is well appointed so rest assured we have all of the flatware, beach towels, linens, and kitchen gadgets you may need.

Hand line fishing with the kids, starry nights looking at the sky at the end of the dock, toes dragging in the water. Stay in or go out. Paddle-board everywhere and anywhere. The possibilities are endless.

More Details

Analia Whitehead
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Analia Whitehead

We are a Bahamian family! We built the Marina House as a way to enjoy this spectacular place and have never regretted our decision for one second. All our guests love the spot from the moment the enter the house.

Analia Whitehead purchased this house in 2015

Why Analia Whitehead chose Hartswell

Its part of a fabulous development, Foster Hill, where Exuma can be enjoyed how it should be, in comfort but close to nature.

What makes this house unique

Its closeness to the water, its privacy, its quietness. Marina House encompasses luxury and comfort, while still embracing the laid back lifestyle of Exuma, napping on the deck watching friends and family jumping of the dock, hand-line fishing, paddle boarding or snorkeling, at night being able to whip up a gourmet style meal in the fully loaded kitchen.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved the house and the Exumas. Actually, the photos of the house on the websites do not even come close to illustrating how beautiful, charming and well put together the is. The marina is not only a great place to anchor the Boston Whalers, but a great place for the kids to try out paddle boarding. The gazebo by the beach was just right to enjoy a late afternoon drink.

As for Exuma itself, we found the island to be relaxed and the people as friendly as anywhere else. As you know, their is very little infrastructure, but that is part of its charm. I have only seen water like the one I saw surrounding the Exumas in Bora Bora. Just beautiful.

If I have a suggestion is that maybe you need to fumigate a little more often, but I suspect its and uphill battle. Also, the hot water runs out very quickly.
Apr 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hartswell in Exuma

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1) You will be required to pay a damage deposit.
  • 2) Treat the house and its surroundings as though they were your own. Please respect neighbors and amenities.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 6 Child Bed , 4 bunk beds and 2 trundles
    Master Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Independent guest house
    Master Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Independent guest room
  • Master Bedroom: Walk in closet, jacuzzi bathtub.
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(19 traveller reviews)

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Steps from Private Beach And Marina, Pool, and Exuma at your footsteps
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Beautiful home on gorgeous Exuma Island

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Beautifully appointed home with boat and paddle boards and kayaks for everyone to use and explore the area. A slice of paradise!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Private paradise

  • 5 of 5

This property is lush and beautiful and payed out perfectly for a group and children. Martin was amazing and helpful getting groceries, filling up boat etc. owner analia was precious and accommodating. Loved the cabanas at beach area and pool and nice stone path right up to the sand. Definitely 5 stars

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed in the Marina house for 9 nights. It was perfect for our group of 4 couples. We were able to keep our boat just steps from the house which made it great. If you plan on bringing your boat you will need to be aware of the tides. It’s difficult to access at very low tide. We just planned our day around high tides and it worked out great. We used the Kayaks a good bit and caught several bonefish and a few grouper. The house itself is beautifully furnished and well equipped. We did have an air conditioner issue in one of the rooms one afternoon and the owners were extremely responsive. It was fixed the next day. Without exception; everyone in our group loved the Marina house. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marina House is a tropical paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had the good fortune of staying at Marina House in August and loved every moment. The house is very well laid out and so comfortable with plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. Luckily there wasn’t much time for cooking but the kitchen has it all. We particularly liked the ice maker, fantastic for keeping those drinks cold while lazing by the pool or out on the boat. The beds were incredibly comfortable and the interior decorating stylish with wonderful sealife artwork.

Marina House is so beautifully planted and landscaped with the pool, gardens, marina and beach. There is nothing better in the early morning than being able to walk just a few paces to the beach and go off paddleboarding or kayaking. We saw starfish, turtles, barracuda, baby shark, corals, reef fish and discovered spectacular beaches and coves, all before breakfast! Eating outside under the pergola watching the hummingbirds was a treat and the night stars down by the dock, magnificent.

All in all an amazing house where everything has been carefully thought through. I can’t recommend it enough - fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best family holiday ever, magical memores

  • 5 of 5

It was such a nice stay. The house was incredible, the beds amazing, the rooms gorgeous. It is big enough for everyone to have their own space while at the same time cozy enough for amazing family time. We spent all day out on the docks hand line fishing, wake boarding in front of the docks, building sandcastles and diving into the sea. Having our boat right in front of the house makes boating a pleasure, especially when you have little kids. We explored all of the neighboring beaches. The kitchen is fully equipped, we even baked cupcakes and brownies. Thank you so much we had a wonderful time!!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Secluded House. Beach, Pool, Boat!

  • 5 of 5

Two families with children just returning from a weeks stay at the Marina House. Excellent to say the least. A rare find to have a gorgeous house, private calm water beach with toys, pool, and small marina w boat at your disposal. Exuma is all about the water and this house lets you explore every aspect of the island, the popular spots or your own personal spit of sand. A perfect place for families, clean, and very well maintained. The staff from Analia and Monica to Martins were very supportive and always available helping make the most of vacation. Highly recommend if you are looking for a place to get away and keep to ourselves, we rarely left the house, except by boat. We look forward to returning very soon.

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Elvis Water Taxi
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Emerald Reef Golf Course
Nearest Beach
Beach Point
Car: necessary

Chat 'n' Chill is a must see, take Elvis water taxi over to Stocking Island and go for lunch and to see the tame manta rays. Take a day trip up to Staniel Cay to see the swimming pigs. Drive down to Tropic of Cancer to beach to see something extraordinary. Go snorkeling, diving, swim in the harbour you might even bump into a dolphin. Try Regatta season where you will see the handcrafted sloops in action. Or just sit in the warm wind under the gazebo and enjoy the scenery!!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £142.86
Damage Deposit £714.3

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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