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Touchstone's House on Beachside - Tropical 1 Acre Property.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Touchstone's House is fresh on VRBO. Newly restored and renovated, it lies on a lush 1-acre tropical property, filled with lime trees, papaya trees, and pomegranate trees, for your enjoyment. The house is situated due east of Romora Bay Marina, beach-side, tucked in just behind the dune. You can hear the waves crashing from every part of the home. The house is 70 casual steps away from the famous Pink Sand Beach. The house adorns original, hand-made, hand-painted Cuban tiles, built in the 50's and renovated recently, the home has the perfect combination of rustic and polished with all the modern features you would want, like brand new split unit AC's in every room, Cable TV, Wireless Internet, a backup Generator with an automatic transfer switch for the whole property etc. The home has 4 huge outdoor entertaining spaces, perfect for BBQ's and dinner parties. This house also lies adjacent to Touchstone Cottage ( VRBO listing 333247 ) which you can rent separately or together as a 4 bdrm 4 bath compound in total, perfect for larger groups. The home and property is inspired by world travelers and lovers of the ocean, we hope we can help you create an unforgettable stay on this special island.

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Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on North Eleuthera on The Bahamas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second Bedroom - 3 Single Bed , Two of the Twin beds can be converted into a King Size bed.
  • 3 single beds in the second bedroom create many great options. It's perfect for 3 kids or 2 kids and an adult. Two of the twin beds can easily be converted into a King size bed for couples while the third single acts as a sofa.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing


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Touchstone's House on Beachside - Tropical 1 Acre Property.
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 46 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I had the privilege of staying at Touchstone's House twice in one month. Upon arrival, we were met by the property managers who were incredibly gracious and informative about the house and the island. The house itself is beautifully decorated in addition to being very well appointed with all of the amenities one would ever need to feel like they are home. Small usually overlooked details such as perfectly placed power strips really evidence the thought that Karina has put into making this house a wonderful and effortless place to stay. The numerous outdoor spaces also allowed us to live and lounge seamlessly between the indoors and outdoors. The location of the house is ideal with the beach basically in your backyard, the bay- only a few minutes' walk away and the main part of town - a quick golf cart ride away. In addition, Karina was incredibly accommodating, super responsive and so easy to work with while we were planning both our visits. We could not recommend this house any higher.

Harbour Island has and will always be a special place for us and being able to stay at Touchstone has made it even more special - which we didn't think was possible! Touchstone's House is now our home away from home and we cannot wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dani, you're a pleasure and a treat as a guest! Thank you so much for the Kind words and for noticing the small details that we have put into our home to make it a special place for our guests to enjoy !
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Bahamian bungalow with amazing garden

  • 5 of 5

Thoughtfully decorated Bahamian home on grounds with wonderful garden. This home was not only beaming with character, but also a hop skip and jump from the picturesque pink sand beach on Harbor Island. Convenient to everything Harbor Island offers, it was a treat. Just down the street live music on the dock of the Ramora Club was a fun way to catch sunset.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bungalow Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights 5 days at the Touchstone property in Harbor Island for my 30th Birthday with 2 other couples, we rented both houses on the property and it was so nice to have the whole tropical bungalow to ourselves- I highly recommend it! Both properties are just steps away to the famous pink sand beach and very close to Romora Bay Marina (great Happy Hour) and other quaint restaurants. While we were there we rented 2 golf carts from Johnsons rentals, fished with Jef Fox on the Ocean Fox, and took the water taxis over to Eleuthera to see Queens Bath, the Blue Hole, and Preachers Cave. I could not have asked for a more picturesque vacation and the Touchstone team took very good care of us to make sure all of our needs were met! I highly recommend staying at this property and renting both cottages.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Bahamian Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to Harbour Island with out 3 teenagers this past week and stayed in this quaint, cozy and authentic Bahamian bungalow. It had everything we could want and expect in a vacation rental. Karina, Mark, and Rachel were super accomodating and welcoming. Every recommendation given by Karina was spot on. We all fit comfortably and loved being a stones throw from our very own private beach every day! Thank you Kerina and we hope to vist Briland again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Touchstone is amazing! Its classy and comfortable, with two amazing outdoor areas where we spent most of our time. The house is right over the dune from the ocean, so you can hear the waves at night. It felt hotel like with all of the fresh linens & towels, and the Master Bed & a/c combo was a dream... I haven't slept that well in forever. Highly recommend!!!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Take me back!

  • 5 of 5

The Touchstone House is the perfect embodiment of the Bahamas and Harbour Island. It has a tropical, laid back, beachy feel and all the amenities you need. We had wonderful nights cooking dinners inside, having happy hour on the multiple patios and playing board games in the generous living room. The house is only a minute walk away from the beach which makes it the perfect oasis for a hot day. The house was clean, well-maintained, had fast internet, TV, showers, kitchen supplies, hairdryers and comfy linens. We can't wait for our next trip to The Touchstone House!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on North Eleuthera, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Aug 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Years 2018/2019
15 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring Break 2019
9 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Years 2019/2020
14 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Standard Rate 2020
5 Jan 2020 - 6 Mar 2020
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Break 2020
7 Mar 2020 - 4 Apr 2020
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £142.91
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.25
Pet Fee £142.91

Saturday to Saturday rentals are highly encouraged especially in peak seasons to comply with island scheduling. Please inquire if you wish to stay at other times during peak season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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