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Kirk or Marion Love

Member since: 2012
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Barefoot Beach Villa.....Paradise on Earth

31 Reviews
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Bahamas - Barefoot Beach Villa

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

Welcome to Barefoot Beach Villa a spectacular beachfront villa in the quaint settlement of North Palmetto Point, located on the charming Banks Road. Our home can sleep 8 comfortably and is fully air conditioned, satellite TV, wireless internet, fully equipped, newly renovated kitchen with all new appliances and all the comforts of home. Our casual and comfortable beach home is only a few steps to one of the most beautiful and serene pink sand beaches on the island. You will enjoy swimming in the clear turquoise waters, snorkeling among the many reefs teaming with sea life, kayaking, walking for miles on the pink sand beaches, sunning, and most of all relaxing. Enjoy a cool beverage, a gentle breeze and a fantastic view of the Atlantic from the spacious deck or screened in patio. For more information and pictures please go to our website at www.barefootbeachvilla.com

Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kirk or Marion Love (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Kirk or Marion Love

We are Kirk and Marion Love, we reside in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Kirk has always lived in Michigan and Marion is originally from North East England.

Kirk or Marion Love purchased this villa in 2008

Why Kirk or Marion Love chose Bahamas

When we first visited the Island many years ago we fell in love with it and the beautiful people. We decided it would be a wonderful place to have a vacation home.

What makes this villa unique

It is very quiet and peaceful, definitely a place for rest and relaxation. It took us a couple of years to find the perfect location and home and we could not be happier with our choice. The sunrises are spectacular and the views are breathtaking.

Reviews

5
based on 31 holidaymaker reviews

Barefoot Beach Villa.....Paradise on Earth
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews
Chesapeake, Virginia
5

A Restful Vacation In Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five (49, 49, 22, 19 and 15) truly enjoyed our vacation. The location of the villa was ideal for day trips to the north and south and its proximity to Governor’s Harbour, “Ten Bay” beach and Savannah Sound was perfect. The villa beach offered delightful entry and temperature, and breezes off the Atlantic made for idyllic beach conditions. Owner Kirk and caretaker Howard were excellent resources and were especially helpful when we experienced a major flight delay that impacted our arrival. The villa was clean and well-stocked and Howard was just a phone call away. The only hiccup during our stay, which was completely out of the control of Kirk and Howard was the almost non-existent wifi access due to BTC system issues. Fortunately, Haynes Library, Da Perk Coffee Shop and several restaurants offer wifi access. It was really only an issue during the “down time” in the evening hours for our children, and somehow they managed through the “old school” experience!!!

The villa provided plenty of room for our family of five and offered a complete kitchen and outdoor gas grill for meals on-site. Based on our vacation experience in Exuma in 2015, we traveled with a carry-on cooler with frozen steaks, luncheon meat/cheese, ground beef and hotdogs, which allowed us to spend more time enjoying outdoor activities, as well as benefit from significant savings on restaurant meals for a family of five. That said, we did enjoy excellent meals at Tippy’s, Rainbow Inn, Barracuda’s at Harbour Pointe and Coral Sands in Harbour Island. And we were delighted with the breakfast muffins at Da Perk Coffee Shop in Governor’s Harbour!

The Barefoot Beach Villa location offered us many options, activities and adventures! We enjoyed the activities below and have plenty on the list for our next vacation to Eleuthera:

• Day trip to Harbour Island, Sapphire Blue Hole and Preacher’s Cave; Tour of the Cape Eleuthera Institute, lunch at Barracuda’s at Harbour Pointe and a visit to Deep Creek Beach; ½ day Savannah Sound excursion with FishBone Tours; Horseback ride on French Leave Beach with OceanView Farms; ½ day bonefishing trip in Savannah Sound with FishBone Tours, as well as DIY bonefishing at Ten Bay Beach and Savannah Sound; Rock Sound Ocean Hole and an afternoon at Whiteland Beach 2; Shelling at Comber’s Beach.

Thank you again to Kirk (and Howard) for a wonderful vacation in Paradise!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just what our family needed

  • 5 of 5

This property was ideally located, extremely private, very clean and well stocked. The beauty of this property will take your breath away. Although the house was not super luxurious, it was tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Like many of the reviewers, our family enjoyed the beach outside the house as much as any other we visited. The owners were easy to communicate with and sincerely cared about our experience. We did encounter a bad storm which blew out the screens and knocked out the wi-fi. We spent some time removing about 3 inches of water from the screened porch as it threatened to come in the house but that was an act of nature and not a reflection on the home. A crew came over early the next day to fix the screens and clean up the remaining water. The lack of wi- fi was actually a blessing since we didn't deal with work related problems ( we can never seem to get away from them). I would not hesitate to recommend this home and would love to return some day.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Barefoot Beach Villa!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a family vacation and 8 days at Barefoot Beach Villa. From the first contact with Kirk to book the rental to the day we left, the process was professional, easy and friendly. Howard is a gem and ready to answer any questions you might have and very responsive to any concerns. The information about the house is spot on, as are the pictures. The view from the house is spectacular, the pictures don't do it justice! We really could have spent everyday at "our" beach and been perfectly happy...and almost alone. The location is perfect for exploring the island, close to most of the best provisions, esp The Island Farm. The only small issue we had was finding enough working snorkel fins for 6 adults, a few of the pairs had broken/ missing straps. I would recommend Barefoot Beach Villa to anyone, without hesitation! I hope to return to this beautiful piece of paradise again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very glad you and your family had a good time and we look forward to your return. We also want to thank you for making us aware of the issues with the fins and have ordered new ones. Kirk & Marion Love
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5

The best spot on the island

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Barefoot Beach Villa recently and had an amazing trip. The house was centrally located on the island so it was easy to go north or south. We ventured out frequently to all the beaches we had read about and were not disappointed, however we thought that barefoot beach was the best! Many days were spent swimming, kayaking and walking the beach since you could walk for miles! The view from the house and beach is breathtaking.

The house had everything we needed from beach chairs, cooler, towels, snorkels etc...We cooked a lot of our meals at the house since the kitchen was so well equipped. The whole house is very comfortable and feels like home.

Eleuthera is such a restful island and the house aided in the much needed escape from our busy lives. I would definitely recommend Barefoot Beach Villa to anyone, we are planning to bring our three girls back so they can appreciate the beauty. We also were amazed at how friendly and safe the island was!

Thank you Kirk and Marion for opening your home, and thank you to Howard for your wonderful conversation and info! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canada
5

Amazing property and amazing value

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous vacation at barefoot Beach Villa. The house and beach and view are absolutely beautiful. I have been to Eleuthera several times and would highly recommend Barefoot Beach Villa.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Get Away From It All!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous spot: we couldn't have chosen better! Most of the time, we felt the beach was our own backyard, with no one there but us. We walked the quiet road every morning before it got hot, then cooled off with a swim in the sea right in front of the house. The house is well appointed, with almost everything you might need. The screened porch is a haven when the bugs get bad, and the a/c in the bedrooms made sleeping at night totally relaxing. The house is only about 15 minutes from Governor's Harbour with supermarkets, liquor stores, and a great bakery, and 5 minutes from a great deli and the fabulous (but pricey) Tippy's Restaurant. But it's quiet, far from the madding crowd of tourists and holidaymakers, and just what we needed. The house felt like a home, thanks to the very attentive owners and their caretaker, Howard, and we had one of the best vacations we could remember. If you want a quiet, relaxed, beautiful spot with no worries, this is it! We were very impressed by the rapid responses of the owner to any questions or needs. Rent this great house with no qualms: we plan to go back when we can!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We really do want our guests to enjoy our little slice of paradise as much as we do. kirk and Marion Love
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Location

Twin Brothers - Fish fry @ Arawak Cay
"Great local place eat"
Fish Frys
"Fun place to go on Friday night in Governors Harbor"
Tippy's
"Good food and fun"
Governor's Harbour Airport
da Perk Coffee Shop
"Best coffee shop "
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Governor's Harbour International Airport (GHB)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Unique Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Governor's Harbour
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Queens Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Tippy's
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera

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£1,904
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £190

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the Bahamas on the Caribbean

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) In the master bedroom, Queen size Beds (2) 1 spacious bedroom with a queen and 1 sofa sleeper that pulls out to a queen., Double Beds (1) It is a bunk bed with a twin on the top, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pullout sofa with queen mattress, Bunk Beds (2) in the 'bunk room' one is 2 twins and the other is 1 twin and 1 double and both also have a twin pullout trundle.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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