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Beautiful Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Somerset Village - Orchard Manor

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
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews
5

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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"Hosts" in the true sense of the word

  • 5 of 5

Some girlfriends and I decided to commemorate our 50th birthdays with a trip to Bermuda. Our hosts, Stan and Sandra Smith, couldn’t have been more helpful or accommodating. They arranged for a taxi to pick us up at the airport and got a mini-tour of the island on the 45 minute drive to Sandys. Once we arrived Orchard Manor, Sandra gave us the grand tour. The house had everything we needed including excellent Wi-Fi and air conditioners for each room. Later, Stan took us to the grocery store to get the house stocked with necessities. Word of warning, Bermuda is expensive. We figured our groceries were about double the price at home. When all was done, it was past 7pm so we got take-out from Misty’s a local burger joint Stan recommended.

The next morning, we explored the local beaches. First stop, perhaps 2 minutes away was Daniel’s Head. This is a small beach with dramatic black rock structures. Another 5-10 minute walk brought us to Long Bay Beach, a very small beach shallow enough to walk out waist-deep 100 feet or more into the ocean. The beach had plenty of shade and was littered with ocean-worn glass; in fact we saw a local couple with a bucket collecting this glass. We had this beautiful beach to ourselves (save two different couples joining us throughout the day). And there were sea turtles! At least four during this day. Because this is a popular cove for turtles, the neighboring resorts would send their guided jet-ski groups. They didn’t last long but I felt bad for the turtles. We didn’t want to leave this beach, so stayed all day. As evening approached, a few local families showed up to picnic.

The next day, Stan took us to the post office to buy public transportation passes; early afternoon we caught a bus and a ferry to Hamilton. The buses are clean, efficient and on time. The bus took us to the Royal Navy Dockyard where we caught our ferry. The ferry was modern and comfortable with plenty of shaded seating on the top deck.

Funny thing… everywhere we go, people knows the Smiths. The Smiths were both educators and they are well known/respected on the island.

Hurricane Nicole hit on Thursday. We lost three days of our seven-day vacation. Nicole could have ruined our trip, but Stan and Sandra went out of their way to make sure we were safe, calm and comfortable. We can’t thank them enough for their hospitality, and we’ll definitely give our highest recommendations for Orchard Manor.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Orchard Manor. Yes, the specific Taxi drivers take pride in their work and give a great tour on route to Orchard Manor. We are pleased that the unit was fully equipped and met your needs. Yes, we take our guests to the supermarket and to the Post Office to purchase their Bus/Ferry tickets or passes. The nearby beaches are ideal for a short dip in the ocean and if you are lucky, you will see sea turtles. The Public Transport System (Bus & Ferry) is very efficient and there is a list of Taxi Drivers & their phone #s (if required) posted in the unit. It was our pleasure accommodating you at Orchard Manor.
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Excellent Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more pleased with our accomodations. In all, we were 3 couples and stayed in the part of the house featuring 3BR, 3.5 baths, Full kitchen, and living room. We had private entrance and garage space for our mopeds. Wifi worked well all thru the house. It was just what we were hoping for. The residence was clean and well maintained and the pool area was very nice. Stan and Sandra could not have been more hospitable, giving us information on transportation, dining, culture and more. So friendly and helpful. Such a nice short walk to the beach and close to the Dockyards for nearby shopping and dining. A short walk to the nearby Cambridge Resort where we rented mopeds. Next time we travel to Bermuda we would definitely check availability of this property! We highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive review. We are pleased that the accommodations met your expectations. Yes, our property is within walking distance to the Bus Stop, supermarket, two beaches, a moped rental facility and other amenities. We enjoyed hosting everyone and are glad that you enjoyed Orchard Manor and Bermuda.
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5

Amazing Accommodations!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 travelled to Bermuda for Cup Match and we were greatly pleased by our accommodations. We rented five rooms and was surprised at how marvelous it all was. The house is in close proximity to the beaches and we were able to walk to the beach and enjoy the evening sunset and take a night swim. Mr. Stan and Ms. Sandra were wonderful hosts. They arranged for taxis to pick us up from the airport and once we arrived on the property they gave us the grand tour. The house has excellent wifi and we were all able to keep in touch with our families that we left behind in the states. We are all looking forward to going back in 2018!!!

In my reviews I usually list a con to allow readers to get a clear picture of an establishment however I honestly don't have a con for Orchard Manor. Traveling with great friends and staying in this beautiful place made this one of my greatest vacations!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Bermudian Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Sandra and Stan arranged for our transportation to and from the Airport with Mamie which was a wonderful introduction to the Island for first timers. The property was wonderful (We stayed in the 2BR which is closer to the pool). Stan and Sandra were wonderful hosts, showing us about the island and providing wonderful recommendations which made our stay that much better. The Pool is wonderful, the poolhouse and music are wonderful, we used the grill on a few occasions which came in handy and did plenty of cooking. There are 2 grocery stores and a small restaurant a short walk away. There is a small town with a bit more further, but still in walking distance. There are several great beaches within walking distance as well.

Overall, I would rate 10/10 and would happily stay at Orchard Manor again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the Review. Yes, Mamie (regular Taxi driver or her husband Neil) gives a mini-tour on the drive to the property. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit (listing #620386) and especially the time you spent listening to Music while in the Pool, Jacuzzi and Pool House. It was our pleasure accommodating you and helping to ensure that you had a wonderful Bermuda experience.
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Location

Bermuda Maritime Museum
Frog & Onion Pub and Restaurant
Mangrove Bay Post Office
Somerset Country Squire
9 Beaches
Gilbert Nature Reserve
Dockyard
Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
L.F. Wade International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Cambridge Beaches
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
SeaExpress
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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Somerset Village, North America

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter/Spring
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,356
for 4 nights
From
£339
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring/Summer
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,577
for 4 nights
From
£394
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,577
for 4 nights
From
£394
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Somerset Village in North America

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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

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