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Mark Cabrelli

Member since: 2012
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Speaks English, Italian

LUXURY OCEANFRONT VILLA with PRIVATE NEW FRESH WATER POOL

73 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Nassau & Paradise Island - Water's Edge, Nassau

Pool, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, sleeps 8.

Have a unique experience at Water's Edge.... Come on down and enjoy our special oceanfront Villa and private refurbished fresh water pool.

You'll love it - We are consistently rated the best place on the island at this price point - please check out our reviews to see.

Water's Edge is a wonderful private villa with 130 feet of ocean front and all the modern amenities that ensure you will not miss home. This luxury private 2800 sq foot villa on the serene eastern end of Nassau is the perfect escape for your family. Enjoy lounging in a hammock on the huge back patio with panoramic views of Athol and Rose Island and cool down in our private, crystal clear, private fresh water pool with soothing fountain. The pool has just been renewed and re-surfaced!

Open the back gate and step down in to the ocean for a swim, or row our dinghy out a few hundred feet to snorkel the many surrounding reefs. Or if the ocean is not for you then relax in our freshwater pool that overlooks the ocean. Spend evenings sipping Bahama Mamas seated at the outdoor wet bar and grill the fish you caught on our stone charcoal grill.

Brew a cup of coffee in the recently renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Count the sailboats on the ocean from the expansive shower in the brand new master bathroom. The house include 4 bedrooms, all with Queen Beds (one room is an attic room) and can sleep up to 8 people. All the beds have been recently renewed. All linens and towels included. There is a slightly sunken formal dining room overlooking the beautiful front patio with local flora and fauna and a relaxing sun-room overlooking the ocean with a cozy reading area and casual dining section.

Open the french doors leading to the back patio and a very large central living space enjoys the cooling eastern breezes throughout the year. Also outside is brick BBQ grill and covered bar (with sink) and drinks area - perfect for evening cocktails.

What makes Water's Edge the ultimate rental? We provide Cable TV, free WIFI broadband throughout the house and property for those visitors who may need to stay connected while in Paradise. A dinghy and snorkelling equipment are provided for your enjoyment. We also provide a phone that gives you the option of local calls to make reservations and inquiries at no charge. Enjoy the privacy of the 'non-tourist' area with easy access to exploring the rest of what Nassau has to offer. We also have optional daily housekeeping (additional costs apply). Additional nights are priced at $600 per night.

To see more photos, hear about guest experiences and follow Water's Edge news please like our Facebook page.

We have made quite a few upgrades throughout 2015 as we continue to make sure that Water's Edge is truly your luxury home away from home:

Re-Surface the fresh water, private pool

New mattresses in all bedrooms

Brand new electrical systems replacement

Complete interior re-painting

New outdoor furniture (ocean front patio seating for 6)

New hammock

New dinghy

Many more minor decor/furniture upgrades

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Mark Cabrelli (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English, Italian

About Mark Cabrelli

Water's Edge is owned by the Cabrelli family. We enjoyed living in our beautiful home for 5 years before deciding to take our daughter on a traveling adventure. We now live in the USA.

Mark Cabrelli purchased this house in 2007

Why Mark Cabrelli chose Nassau & Paradise Island

After Mark worked in the Bahamas on a contract we fell in love with Nassau. We chose Water's Edge after an extensive search as we were looking for a traditional Bahamian home with modern amenities directly on the ocean with a private freshwater pool.

Nassau teems with Bahamian and British flavor. The capital of The Bahamas boasts miles of spectacular beaches and stretches of vivid coral reefs perfect for snorkeling. Dance to calypso music, savor fried crab or play dominos with locals in the diverse city. Don't leave without also learning about the country's interesting past. Shop, dine, and sightsee, particularly along busy Bay Street, or if you're a James Bond fan, visit the many movie sites. The town retains many of its characteristic pastel-colored British colonial buildings, including pink-hued Government House. Visit during the famed Junkanoo Festival (Christmas and New Year, also once in the Summer) to experience a high-energy parade of spectacularly costumed dancers.

What makes this house unique

We knew as soon we walked out of the back patio doors and saw that amazing view that Water's Edge was a unique and wonderful place. The private pool is a fabulous thing to be used throughout the year. We fell in love with the sunrises (something to behold), the Abaco pine beams in the cathedral ceilinged, living room, the hummingbirds that visit and the ocean breeze that cools the home throughout the year.

Reviews

4.9
based on 73 holidaymaker reviews

LUXURY OCEANFRONT VILLA with PRIVATE NEW FRESH WATER POOL
average rating of 4.9452057 based on 73 reviews
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for the two of us. The breeze off the the ocean made you think it wasn't July. At times the water was breaking against the seawall and it was great. If you have a car 1) eat lunch at Blue Sail. Great food and view. Long drive so do it on Sunday. 2) Go to Cabbage Beach. There is a public access at the Paradise Island Beach Club. If you want you can rent beach chairs and eat at the beach bar. 3) Fresh Market (not the same as US) is in a shopping center between Eastern and Shirley less than ten minutes away. Much better selection and quality of meats. Also we rented our car from Joe and used him a couple of times at night to go downtown and to Atlantis. Great guy use him.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys - Thanks for the review and the recommendations. I have never been to Blue Sail but will definitely check it out next time. Good to hear that you loved the breeze off the ocean; it really helps to cool the patio down. As you could see, this is the colonial end of Nassau and where the folks used to live before A/C! Glad you enjoyed it - come back again sometime. Regards, Mark & Lisa
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5

Breath taking view! Excellent accomodations and the property owners are teriffic!

  • 5 of 5

My family vacations together annually and this was our first trip to the Bahamas. This house offers the perfect setting for a relaxing vacation. The view from the house if unbelievable and the reef just off the balcony offered wonderful snorkeling. For those of my family (teenagers) who wanted the night life of Paradise Island, this property is located only a short 15 minute drive. Mark was very responsive to our questions and offered great advice for the best vacation. This house met all of our vacation needs and I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. We are glad that you discovered that Water's Edge has something to offer for the entire family (regardless of age). We strive to look after every guest as though they were family, so we are glad that you enjoyed our advice and suggestions. Mark & Lisa
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5

Pictures do not do it justice...incredible!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spend a week at Waters Edge and it was an amazing family vacation. The house is very comfortable, well decorated and it makes you feel at home. We had a six month old and appreciated having a pack and play and a high chair. We really enjoyed the house and only left for a couple of times. It was just very relaxing seating outside, enjoying the incredible view, going for a swim in the sea or at the pool.

Mark was very helpful all through the process, he recommended Joe for transportation needs and it was a good recommendation. We used Joe’s services to-from airport and the times we went out, he was always on-time, professional and very friendly.

We hope to be able to repeat this in the future!!!

Thanks to all!

Keyra

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Keyra - Thanks for the great review and I am so glad that you loved the villa. The fresh water pool does making swimming in the sea more enjoyable as you can simply freshen up from the sea water by a quick dip in the pool. We only just got the pool completely resurfaced and so hope you enjoyed it. The Bahamas is always lovely and the villa allows for a relaxing vacation. We do hope that you can get back to Water's Edge sometime in the future. The villa will be waiting for you! Regards, Mark & Lisa
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5

An excellent villa in a wonderful oceanfront location

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this villa. It is in a beautiful location, with the most amazing turquoise sea and great views. We were outside every day enjoying the views and keeping cool in the pool. Everything is very good quality and super clean. The villa has everything you need for a great stay, including a good dinghy and scuba gear. The kitchen has a good range of crockery and utensils and plenty of cooking pans. The air con was welcoming on the very hot nights and Mark, the owner, was great when one of the AC units stopped working, there was a replacement fitted within a day. It's great to have an owner that really cares about their guests and looks after them so well. The island is beautiful and we would recommend Love Beach on the north shore which is a large sandy beach, great for swimming and snorkelling and has a great little beach bar for drinks and snacks. This really is a little taste of paradise and we wish we were still there..!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review and I am so glad that your stay was everything that you imagined. The sea outside the villa is truly spectacular - I have never experienced such clear waters anywhere. Also, the pool is always good to wash off the salty sea water. I'm sorry about the A/C but these things sometimes happen on the island. It was my pleasure to fix it quickly for you as I know that every day in "paradise" is special. We do try to help our guests as much as possible. We hope to see you back at Water's edge again sometime in the future. Mark & Lisa.
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5

It`s just a wonderful feeling in this lovely house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Water's Edge! It is a perfect place for a

relaxing vacation. It is well-maintained, fasteful furnised and has a

greatful terrace with a inviting pool. It is a pleasure to have breakfast

on it. The view is amazing! From the terrace there is a access to water

and we could use the snorkel equipments and the rubber boat. Everythink

is clean and perfect prepared!!!

We were picked up at the airport by Joe a cab service recomended

by Water's Edge. We only get the very best compliments about him!!

Renate and Martin, Munich

Thanks to Lisa and Mark!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Changes in Latitudes.....Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. Water’s Edge clearly exceeded our expectations! The many pictures from your webpage simply did not compare to how beautiful your home is in person. From its calm peaceful aura, perfect location, ideal layout, inviting swimming pool, cozy front garden, to the amazingly blue water and spectacular views. Water’s Edge was EXACTLY what we had hoped for, and needed.

We also wanted you to thank your support staff as they all were so very friendly, professional and helpful. The local recommendations for various activities, sites, grocery stores, fish markets and restaurants were all perfectly well-chosen. While we appreciated Luciano’s, Olive’s and the One & Only Ocean Club, we especially enjoyed the lovely Café Matisse. (Maybe it was the wine, or the food, or just the company, but it was our favorite.) We used Joe’s Taxi throughout the week and were never disappointed. Joe was always on time, friendly, personable and very knowledgeable about the island's history and culture. In short, your team made us feel more like family, than just another visitor.

It was a wonderful week filled with sunny weather, delicious food, great wine, ice cold Kalik’s, relaxation, laughter and time well spent with good friends. We enjoyed everything about our first trip to the Bahamas, including napping in the hammock, snorkeling in the clear blue water, watching the sun rise from our comfy bed, and telling stories while laughing and lounging in the pool.

The past week truly is a memory we will treasure, and we thank you so much for the opportunity.

Tom & Marie – Chicago USA

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys - Thanks for the review of the villa and we're so glad you have a great time. We often get down there ourselves and absolutely love it. We have also carried out several improvements this year and so I hope that you noticed them. Many of our guests say that the photos don't do justice tot he villa and the views - I hope you found that. We try hard to make the house and your experience there an experience you'll remember for ever. It sounds like we may have succeeded there ;-). Hopefully you'll get down to Water's edge again sometime in the future. Regards, Mark & Lisa
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
NAS
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Bahamas Fast Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Poop Deck
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Yamacraw Beach

Water's Edge is situated on the quiet, residential eastern end of the island amongst many other private luxury properties and away from the major (noisy) tourist hubs. You will find many locals out for their morning walk in our area as it is a gorgeous view around the end of the island. It is a short 5 minute drive to downtown Nassau, local restaurants and Paradise Island and Atlantis. The ocean is just a walk down the back steps and you will find many reefs within rowing distance (with our dinghy) and beautiful snorkeling. There are also 2 beaches within swimming and walking distance from the house. The world famous Cabbage Beach (Paradise Island) is a 5-10 minute drive away. There is a local grocery store within walking distance as well.

A well-stocked activity and guidebook is provided in the house as well as maps of the local area. Please check out our customer reviews.

Nassau teems with Bahamian and British flavor. The capital of The Bahamas boasts miles of spectacular beaches and stretches of vivid coral reefs perfect for snorkeling. Dance to calypso music, savor fried crab or play dominos with locals in the diverse city. Don't leave without also learning about the country's interesting past. Shop, dine, and sightsee, particularly along busy Bay Street, or if you're a James Bond fan, visit the many movie sites. The town retains many of its characteristic pastel-colored British colonial buildings, including pink-hued Government House. Visit during the famed Junkanoo Festival (Christmas and New Year, also once in the Summer) to experience a high-energy parade of spectacularly costumed dancers.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on Nassau & Paradise Island, New Providence

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season Weeks
3 Sep 2016 - 8 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,826
for 7 nights
£2,826
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
19 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
£3,278
for 7 nights
£3,278
 
 
New Year's Week
30 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,635
for 7 nights
£4,635
 
 
2017 Rate
8 Jan 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,278
for 7 nights
£3,278
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,128
for 7 nights
£3,128
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £377
Cleaning Fee £113

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
We have a strict occupancy of 8 persons total. This allows us to maintain the high quality of the house.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Nassau & Paradise Island on New Providence

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Ocean View
    Guest - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Outside - Outdoor Shower , Ocean View
    Upstairs - Toilet , In the attic room
  • Beautiful master bathroom was recently renovated and looks out over the ocean. It has both a shower cubicle and separate tub. The spare bath bright and looks out to the garden. It has a shower cubicle. Towels included.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom overlooks the ocean and has en suite bathroom
    Guest 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Second bedroom overlooks the pool and ocean
    Guest 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Overlooks the garden area
    Guest 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Attic room - smaller than the others; up a spiral staircase.
  • The two main bedrooms look out directly over the ocean and private pool. All the bedrooms are spacious, bright and clean. They have tiled floors to keep them cool and occasional rugs for ambience. All bedding and towels (bathroom and beach) are provided. The downstairs guest bedrooms share a full bath. The upstairs attic bedroom is separate and has a half bath. It is up a spiral staircase (therefore not suitable for young children).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
I have a reliable, knowledgeable and trustworthy taxi guy, Joe, who I have used for years. He is available for airport pick-up and other trips throughout your stay.

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