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Private Stand Alone Waterfront Garden Cottage

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Open plan lounge, dining & kitchen with one bedroom and bathroom.

Location:

Oyster Point Boat House is located in a quiet neighborhood on the water’s edge in Southampton. It is within walking distance to several beaches, restaurants and pubs, pedestrian hiking trails along the old railway tracks, jet ski rentals, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, spa facilities at the nearby Fairmont Southampton Princess and The Reefs, several golf courses including Port Royal and a short course at The Fairmont Southampton Princess. Grocery stores and the city of Hamilton, by vehicle, are only 5 minutes (15 minutes walk) and 20 minutes drive away respectively and bus stops are located at the end of the driveway to the cottage.

Cottage Interior:

The cottage includes a full kitchen, queen bedroom, open plan living room with dining area and kitchen. There is a patio looking out at the bay and a wonderful vista of our beautiful Bermuda sunsets. The cottage is only suitable for two adults but a roll-away bed and/or crib can be provided for children.

Amenities:

Small private beach with loungers and thatched umbrella, hot tub, sauna, dock and a kayak. Cable television, DVD and CD players, WiFi internet access, AC usage, standing and ceiling fans.

The kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, electric stove, toaster, coffee maker, china, glassware, cutlery and cookware.

Bed linen, bath and beach towels, iron and board, travel crib and rollaway bed are all provided as well as a gas BBQ on a porch with outdoor table, chairs and loungers.

Keywords:stand alone cottage, romantic, charming, waterfront, self contained, private, water activities, near beaches

More Details

Owner
Dorothy and Brian Billings
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Dorothy and Brian Billings

Our home is on the property but separate from "Oyster Point Boat House. We have raised two adult children here.

We are local residents and would be happy to assist our guests in any way we can including old folk lore stories about the Island, directions and advice about interesting features, attractions, restaurants and anything else about Bermuda.

Dorothy and Brian Billings purchased this cottage in 1985

Why Dorothy and Brian Billings chose Southampton

Unique cottage which was recently renovated from a boat house. Can accommodate two adults - but can provide a rollaway bed and/or crib for maximum of 2 children.

What makes this cottage unique

Friendly safe neighborhood, privacy, water's edge at The Boat House, large grass lawn and garden, close to beaches, golf courses, restaurants, pubs, grocery stores and water sports and other activities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are sad to be leaving – we loved this place and the Islands of Bermuda. Highlights for us were kayaking, travelling along the island roads on the local buses, swimming off the private beach whenever the urge took us and long sunsets on the terace with dark & stormies in hand. Brian and Dorothy were perfect hosts, ferrying us to the market and up to the lighthouse – our favorite dining spot on the island. We hope to return.
Aug 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Southampton in Bermuda

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, Toilet and Basin
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    rollaway bed & Crib - One rollaway bed and/or crib can be provided upon request
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Small private beach, kayak, snorkeling equipment, close to public beaches, bus stops, grocery store, restaurants, The Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel with spa, tennis, golf facilities etc., hiking trails, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse and other interesting places to visit..

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

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Private Stand Alone Waterfront Garden Cottage
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If available, book immediately!

  • 5 of 5

The best property on the island! Brian and Dorothy made us feel at home while on the island and were quick to give recommendations on where to visit and eat. They have the perfect little cottage with everything that you could ever need, including a delicious rum cake provided by Dorothy herself. We were so happy with our choice of where to stay because it made our honeymoon unforgettable. Everyday was absolutely Bermudaful and we will be sure to go back in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Grant and Avalon, Thank you for your kind review we enjoyed having you to stay at our cottage. We send lots of wishes to you both for a happy and healthy life together. Brian & Dorothy
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5

Beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at oyster point! Brian and Dorothy were great hosts and the cottage and location were beautiful. The nearby bus stop made the rest of the island easily accessible. It was a great choice for our honeymoon!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoy Perfect Sunsets at the Boat House

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from 8 nights at the Boat House. This was our second visit to Oyster Point so we knew a little bit about what to expect. Dorothy and Brian are wonderful hosts and the setting of this seaside cottage is perfect.

Dorothy has an eye for detail and she has added many things to make your stay more comfortable: (ie. soft cushions, pretty artwork, plenty of towels, nice dishes).

It feels like "home" once you settle in.

Brian couldn't be more helpful, checking in to make sure you have everything you might require, offering suggestions for restaurants and places to go, reserving a taxi or even kindly supplying a quick drive to the grocery store when needed.

Probably our favourite part of the stay was simply relaxing on the dockside terrace in the evenings. Those beautiful sunsets will stay with us for a long, long time.

We hope to, and look forward to coming back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and hosts and convienent location to explore the island! Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect accommodations in the ultimate picturesque location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently stayed at the oyster point boat house and it was perfection. The boathouse is pristine and so comfortable - it had everything we needed, including an unparalleled private view. Your host will tell you everything you need to know and has excellent insider tips and advice to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The views off the private patio and private beach are stunning. That's right - a private beach! The home is also appointed with snorkel gear, canoe beach gear and more. The location is convenient to many many wonderful restaurants, beaches, etc. We would absolutely recommend this rental above all other options in bermuda. We will definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Just spent an amazing 10 days here and couldn't have been a more picturesque location. Loved being right on the water with gorgeous view of Gibbs lighthouse-especially at night. We spent every breakfast and evening dinners that we cooked at "home" out on the deck--enjoying the ocean, the fish and blue herons, sea turtle, gorgeous sunsets, and true love of nature. Owners Brian and Dorothy were so very wonderful---the cottage was surely one of our best rentals ever, and a very special way to spend the celebration of our 40th wedding anniversary. We would highly recommend this cottage and hope to go back again. Oyster Point had everything we needed and we loved every minute of it!

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Gibb's Hill Lighthouse
A great place for a panorama view of the Islands of Bermuda There is also a good restaurant ...
Ocean Echo
Restaurant at The Reefs
Tio Pepe -- CLOSED
Spanish/Italian Restaurant
Island Cuisine
No fuss, no flair family style restaurant. Good food and price.
Horseshoe Bay
Bermuda's most famous Beach
Fairmont Southampton
Beauty, Gym, Spa facilities, Golf, Restaurants, Shopping - are all available at this nearby ...
Waterlot Inn Restaurant
High end Steak House. Conveniently located at the end of Rebecca Road (same road to Oyster ...
Church Bay
Nearby Beach - Best beach for snorkeling
Henry VIII Restaurant, Sushi Bar & Pub
English style pub restaurant

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Southampton, 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
 
WINTER
1 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,058
for 7 nights
£1,058
£3,022
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£567
for 3 nights
From
£189
£1,322
£3,022
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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