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Beautiful Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2 to 8 (2 bedroom apt. also available)

We welcome you to enjoy a piece of our lovely Island by staying at Orchard Manor. Our property is located a walk away from pink sandy beaches found on the western end of the island - Daniels Head and Long Bay Beach, two great beaches for the family. Collect shells on the shoreline or get up close and personal with sea life. Let the kids play on the playground if they don't want to be in the water.

As you walk through the entrance of our spacious two story home there is a large entrance foyer with a powder room to your left. Around the corner is the dining room which overlooks the sunken living room with a cozy fireplace. The large kitchen has major and minor appliances to make your stay most comfortable. Upstairs, there are three large bedrooms and three bathrooms; 2 bedrooms have king-size beds, the third bedroom has 2 full-size beds. The Master Bedroom (king bed) has two closets for extra storage...the walk in closet takes you through to a large bathroom with His & Her sinks, a shower, and a jacuzzi.

Our property has a large front yard for entertaining, great for weddings and big celebrations. Our back yard is a more private setting for BBQ'ing with the family. There is a small gym on the property featuring an elliptical, recumbent bike, stationary bike, free weights etc.

Cable television, wireless internet, ACs throughout and beach equipment (floatation devices, beach towels & chairs) are provided.

GREAT NEWS! The Swimming Pool, Spa/Jacuzzi and Pool House have been completed and are ready for use (refer to the photos).

We would love to have you!

**Need more space? We also have a 2 bedroom unit on the property that is also available for rent. This space has two bedrooms, 2 baths and an open plan kitchen and living room - listing # 620386.**

More Details

Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property

Stan and Sandra Smith have been married for 30 years. They have one adult daughter. Both owners are educators/principals. Stan has recently retired after 37 years. The family loves to travel, do sports, and spend time with those close to them.

Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property purchased this house in 1991

Why Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property chose Bermuda

The property is located on an acre of prime property in Somerset, Sandys Parish. It includes a banana patch, a vegetable garden, a large lawn and Bermuda endemic palmetto trees. It is in a quiet neighborhood and in walking distance to several beaches.

What makes this house unique

This home is within walking distance to several amenities such as: beaches, watersports facility (snorkeling, kayaking, boating), cycling, grocery stores, restaurants, and public transport.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Somerset Village in Sandys

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • master bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Powder room - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • There is a Daybed in the Living Room (sleeps 2 / two twin beds or combined to King Size).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews

Beautiful well kept property. Friendly management

  • 5 of 5

Stan and Sandy were always checking in making sure we were enjoying ourselves. Lovely people. Lovely place. Clean. Spacious. Everything we needed was available to us. Highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful villa -clean, very spacious, comfortable, with all the modern conveniences. The owners really care about their guests and are available to help arrange transportation to and from the airport, personally transport you to the grocery store for your first bulk grocery pick up after your arrival and offer many tips to make your trip a memorable one. They are both former educators who know their country well and generously share their broad knowledge when guests have questions. Stan, by the way, for sports fans, is also a former pro soccer player who played against the great Pele. A small quiet beach, a grocery store and a bus stop (which easily takes you everywhere on the island) are all within easy walking distance. It is a bit off the "beat and path" but we chose it for that reason as it is a great opportunity to get to know the real Bermuda and the Bermudian people. Our group was a family of six adults --parents, two daughters and their husbands. We all agree --a memorable stay! Submitted by Jean Weinel, Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive comments. Yes, we have tried to ensure that the unit is fully equipped and can serve as a 'Home away from Home'. The specific Taxi drivers enjoy picking up our guests from and returning them to the airport; they are also available if needed throughout the stay (phone #s on notice board in the kitchen). Yes. Stan was drafted in the North American Soccer League (NASL) after graduating from Howard University in the early to mid seventies. Stan had the privilege of playing against the Great Pele, Georgie Best, Franz Beckenbaur and Bobby Moore (many stories to share). We are pleased that we helped to make your stay a memorable one and you are welcome to visit Orchard Manor in the future.
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We did not want for anything at Orchard Manor

  • 5 of 5

The title says it all. My wife & I, accompanied by our four adult children, had a wonderful stay. Sandra and Stan made us feel so welcome and comfortable. The apartment itself is spacious, clean and well laid out.

The Smiths showed us the local markets & drove us to the Post Office where we bought bus & ferry passes, which we used extensively. The buses and markets are an easy walk away. We look forward to coming again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive review. We are pleased that the unit was comfortable, clean and spacious enough for you and your family. We enjoy providing a mini-tour of the area as we drive our guests to the supermarket and the Post Office. Yes, please consider Orchard Manor for any future visit to Bermuda.
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Wonderful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here at Orchard Manor with clean, beautiful accommodation for our entire family! Sandra and Stan were a joy to work with and extremely hospitable. We could easily walk to get groceries, to public transport and to the beaches. Loved every minute of our stay here - - it just went by too fast!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Orchard Manor. We do our best to keep the unit and the grounds clean, comfortable and inviting. Feel free to contact us in the future.
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Awesome vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We love this house for it's convenient location, great owners and luxurious accommodation. We have used VRBO several times for houses in USA, Costa Rica and Bermuda and this is the only vacation rental that we've ever returned to for a repeat visit. We've come with our family (including grandparents and young children) and friends and like the option of getting the extra lower apartment if we need more room. Love having the pool on the property and used the gym several times. Short walk to groceries, beaches and bus stops. Got so comfortable here over the last couple years that we've even figured out how to do the recycling... if you feel strongly about it, they recycle cans and glass every second Thursday (the schedule is online). Favourites include snorkeling with sea turtles between Daniel's Head and Long Bay Beach, dinner out at the Dockyard and exploring the South Shore Beaches. Thanks Stan and Sandra!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the return visit to Orchard Manor. We are pleased that everything met your expectations and you appreciated our proximity to the various amenities. Yes, there is a second unit that accommodates up to four persons, thus we can house ten persons comfortably and twelve if required (i.e. four in the 2 bed, 2 bath unit and six or eight in the 3 bed, 3 &1/2 unit - due to the Day Bed that accommodates two, in the living room). The Gym and the Pool/Jacuzzi have definitely been a wonderful addition. Also, it is a short Bus Ride to the Dockyard and to the famous South Shore Beaches. Thanks again for your return visit and consider Orchard Manor in the future.
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A Perfect Holiday

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful find Orchard Manor turned out to be. Stan was a kind and caring host, taking us shopping when we arrived, to the post office for bus passes and even giving us a tour of the places difficult to get to by bus. Orchard Manor (2 bedroom Apartment) had everything we could want; AC in each room, a water cooler, a gas BBQ, outside seating and a beautiful swimming pool - perfect for cooling off during the day or a swim under the stars at night. Only a short 5 min walk to the beautiful quiet beaches at Long Bay and Daniel's Head - we loved watching the turtles from the rocky outcrop at the end of the road and stunning sunsets. Walking distance to the Somerset Country Squire Tavern and Breezes at the Cambridge Resort for that special meal. A short walk to the bus stop for a quick ride to Dockyard and the south beaches. We enjoyed our holiday in Bermuda - one of our best, a very safe and incredibly friendly island, we would love to return one day. Thank you Stan and Sandra.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bermuda Maritime Museum
Frog & Onion Pub and Restaurant
Mangrove Bay Post Office
Somerset Country Squire
9 Beaches
Gilbert Nature Reserve
Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
L.F. Wade International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Cambridge Beaches
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Port Royal Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Cambridge Beaches
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Daniels Head/9 Beaches
Car: not necessary

Orchard Manor is located in a great area near two family orientated beaches, Long Bay and Daniels Head. Next to Daniels Head you can find privacy and romance at 9 beaches-9 small coves.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Somerset Village, North America

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring/Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

The rates are based on six persons.
If seven or eight persons are interested, there is an additional $30.00 per person per night.
Also, if interested in more than one week (i.e. 8 nights or more), feel free to negotiate the nightly rate with the owners.
N.B. THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL FEES OR TAXES. Rates subject to change.
Payments can be made via Credit Card (contact us to receive the information regarding the Credit Card Processing Form).
There is a 3% Fee (i.e. 50% deposit + 3% fee) for the Credit Card transaction. The Fee is for the agency, White Roof B &
B in Bermuda that processes the transaction via HSBC Bank, Bermuda. The balance can be brought in Cash (US dollars) upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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