BREATHTAKING 9 BEDROOM BEACHFRONT HOME IN ELEUTHERA W/ POOL - SLEEPS UP TO 22

Susan Keeler

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Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
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BREATHTAKING 9 BEDROOM BEACHFRONT HOME IN ELEUTHERA W/ POOL - SLEEPS UP TO 22

Tarpum Bay House Rental Photos and Description

9BR, 7.5 baths, - 7BR Main House w/ 2 BR Guest Cottage

Five Palms Beach House is the culmination of years of renting mediocre vacation properties, dreaming of the perfect vacation destination/house and finally planning and building it. This is our families' vacation home and no detail has been overlooked. You will find luxuries and amenities that you will find at no other property. Because again, this is our families' vacation home that our family wants to share with you. And to anyone that has rented before, you know the difference.If you want to walk out the door and snorkel and/or fish, get the best lobster pizza EVER and walk down 3 miles of beach and not see another person day after day, this is the vacation home for you. This house is meant to be enjoyed with a relaxed, laid back interior that is both comfortable and luxurious. Our home is kid friendly and adult happy!

We've also just recently added a 7th bedroom to the main house as well as a two bedroom guest cottage in the back for our larger groups.

Now you can stay a second week for 10% off the normal price! Note: Offer only available for one extra week! Contact us for rates for stays longer than 2 weeks.

PLEASE NOTE: There are some ads floating around the internet advertising our house as 'For Sale'. However, rest assure that our house is not for sale and there will be no interruption or changes to your vacation plans made with us. We are dedicated to ensuring that our visitors enjoy every moment of their time in our house and we are working hard to get the realtors to correct this error on their sites. In the meantime, please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions, comments or concerns.

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Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Our family of 15 (8 adults and 7 grandchildren ages 7-13) had a spectacular vacation spending the week of Thanksgiving, 2013 at The Five Palms Beach house in Eleuthera. The home is spacious, beautifully decorated and equipped with everything you need (cards, games, movies, videos and plenty of books. We enjoyed long walks on the beautiful private beach and used the Hoby Cat, surf & boogie boards and all the beach toys. Everyone of the staff members could not have been nicer and extremely helpful even the gorgeous beach was raked and cleaned every morning.



We took advantage of the detailed guest book having fabulous & fun dinners at the local restaurants (take extra cash since many do not honor credit cards.) Beryl cooked us scrumptious meals especially her homemade cinnamon breakfast buns and a delicious fresh lobster dinner!! Beryl was also extremely helpful in planning our weeks schedule.



The older children and fathers had a fabulous scuba exhibition with Al. All of us thoroughly enjoyed our day with Flipper starting with cracking the fresh stone crabs at the pool then devouring them for lunch. Flipper then took to another beautiful private beach for snorkeling.



I could go on & on with many more reasons not to miss a trip of a lifetime staying at The Five Palms Beach House.



Many thanks to Susan Keeler and the Schmauder’ s for their continued support and help before and during our vacation!
Nov 2013
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Susan Keeler

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
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5
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Breathtaking 9 Bedroom Beachfront Home in Eleuthera w/ Pool - Sleeps up to 22
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
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Breathtaking 9 Bedroom Beachfront Home in Eleuthera w/ Pool - Sleeps up to 22
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p179724
+1 775-772-6696
Tarpum Bay Eleuthera
5

AMAZING BEACH VACATION RENTAL FOR FAMILY REUNION

  • 5 of 5
This is the best house we have ever rented for a family vacation. It is even more beautiful than the pictures! The beach has awesome snorkeling just 20 feet off the shore and the water is crystal clear. The pavilions at both the pool and beach offer shade and a perfect spot to read and relax. The paddle boards, kayaks, sailboat and small boat offer hours of fun in the water. We even caught a lobster! This house has everything you need for a great family vacation. The home itself is stunningly beautiful with amazing views of the ocean and perfectly decorated in a beach and nautical theme. All the beds are comfortable and the children's area is filled with toys, puzzles and movies. There is ample seating downstairs to watch TV or a movie and a beautiful screened in porch upstairs to enjoy the view and listen to the ocean waves. The dining room table seats 14 with stunning views of the ocean and Beryl cooks fabulous meals so everyone can relax. We never saw another person on the beach for the entire week. We had our own wonderful slice of paradise! The owners were great to work with and attended to our every need. We would love to keep 5 Palms our little secret but its a place to be shared - 5 stars for 5 Palms
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Breathtaking 9 Bedroom Beachfront Home in Eleuthera w/ Pool - Sleeps up to 22
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p179724
+1 775-772-6696
Tarpum Bay Eleuthera
5

BEST VACATION EVER

  • 5 of 5
WOW, what a perfect place for a family vacation. Everything we needed was there at Five Palms. They make you feel at home. The owner and staff treat you like family. What a great job. we definately will be back. Thank you for sharing. Maureen P
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Breathtaking 9 Bedroom Beachfront Home in Eleuthera w/ Pool - Sleeps up to 22
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p179724
+1 775-772-6696
Tarpum Bay Eleuthera
5

BEST HOUSE RENTAL WE HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED

  • 5 of 5
It's all been said, but I will add our five-star experience to the reviews. Just to qualify my review, I'll add that my family vacations every year and we usually rent homes. We have rented amazing homes in Breckenridge, Carlsbad and Santa Barbara. Five Palms Beach House is our new standard. There are many beautiful homes out there but what sets this one apart is the staff, owners and extreme care that is taken to ensure all guests - strangers - have an amazing vacation. They seem like genuinely good people and I am so pleased that I was able to feel like a family friend renting their home for a week.
Highlights:
Amazing snorkeling in front of the house! I don't think enough is said about this. Like my son said - "it's like Finding Nemo out there!" You just grab one of the many selections of fins and masks and walk out a few yards to amazing snorkeling around the coral reef. In the past we have paid for excursions to be taken by boat to lesser snorkeling spots!
The home inside and out is just beautiful…another great quote – “it’s like a Pottery Barn catalog threw up in the house!” Seriously it’s so comfortable and beautiful. All of the rooms are decorated so well and all of the bed linens are soft and cozy. The game and movie selection is unbelievable. In fact many new releases were still in wrappers. I know the owners had just left and guessing they brought new movies with them. What care and attention they give to this house!
Staff – the staff are just so friendly. Beryl the cook was so talkative and friendly. We got to know her very quickly and enjoyed her lively conversation. It was wonderful taking advantage of the in-house cook on a few days. We got spoiled being called in for lunch and dinner and having it all cleaned up for us as well. After eating out with our large group a few times, we realized the in-house cook option was not over-priced.
You won’t be disappointed renting this house. As I type that I am wondering why I wouldn’t try to keep this place quiet, but it’s too good to not share! We have been back two days and I’ve told Susan to keep my deposit as we are scheduling our return trip ASAP!
  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Breathtaking 9 Bedroom Beachfront Home in Eleuthera w/ Pool - Sleeps up to 22
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p179724
+1 775-772-6696
Tarpum Bay Eleuthera
uniontown, OH, USA
5

PERFECTION

  • 5 of 5
I was in charge of this vacation from where to go, where to stay, who to invite, menu,bringing meat cooler (!), activities, & even packing advisor. So I felt a little pressure that everyone enjoy themselves. After arriving at the house, all fears dissolved.
The staff were wonderful. Peter gave us excellent advice & made us feel comfortable that we had someone to help navigate the island. Beryl shopped, cooked, & even babysat for us while we up to eat at Tippy's (fabulous!). The pool & beach were kept spotless by Desmond. And I didn't know there was going to be maid service every other day- but it was sure appreciated! Nice to have a freshly made bed & non sand covered feet.
They have everything there for you. Jackets, hats, bags, the exact kind of floatie we use for our 3 yr old (I knew I shouldn't have packed it!). Even supply bottled water for your stay (& toilet paper/paper towels! Have never seen that in a house rental before) Everyone enjoyed picking a movie to bring to bed with them. Had not seen many of the new releases they had, for kids and adults.
Enjoyed scuba diving with Ocean Fox, driving up to Harbour Island, went to 10 Bay, Double Bay, & Savannah Sound when it was windy & the waves a little rough for the young ones. Amazing to drive 10 minutes & have completely different weather. Loved the giant boxes of snorkel gear. Slipped fins & mask on & walked out to our private reef for hours a day.
The very best thing to our group, was that we had our own private beach. There was one other house on the beach that we saw (and we went on loooong walks) and that was it. No one. Perfection.
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Breathtaking 9 Bedroom Beachfront Home in Eleuthera w/ Pool - Sleeps up to 22
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p179724
+1 775-772-6696
Tarpum Bay Eleuthera
5

WHAT ELSE CAN WE SAY.....

  • 5 of 5
We chose this place because of the reviews and photos and the photos don't give it much justice. What makes this place stand out is that they have thought of everything kayaks, small boats, snorkel gear, hawaiian spear slings, fishing poles, board games, cards, tons of DVDs, kids toys, beach toys, pool toys, life vests, beach towels, stocked kitchen, I can go on and on..... This place feels like it was built for a large group of people to enjoy every possible day in every possible way.

Susan was great making sure we were ready for our trip. The staff was great and I would recommend having Beryl cook some of your meals, she was a pleasure. I would also recommend bringing in meat and chicken like we did for some of your meals.

My only complaint was I wasn't able to spear the elusive lobster. I was able to find 5 of them right out in front but was unable to spear them. I now refer to them as "the cheetah of the sea". I became obsessed with catching them and even lost a spear in one of my attempts (don't worry Susan, I replaced it) . Next time I plan to bring dynamite to ensure my nemesis doesn't win again ;). With that said I'm sure if I hired a guide I would have learned all the tricks and could of saved myself from defeat.

In all seriousness this place is great, it's really the only reason I considered Eleuthera in the first place. We like to experience new islands but this is the one time I would come back to one just for the lodging experience.

Thank you
Ross Family, Marino Family, and Davis Family.
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Breathtaking 9 Bedroom Beachfront Home in Eleuthera w/ Pool - Sleeps up to 22
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p179724
+1 775-772-6696
Tarpum Bay Eleuthera
5

A BEACHFRONT HOME THAT IS REALLY A 5 STAR RESORT

  • 5 of 5
Our first visit to Eleuthera, but not the last. Susan Keeler and her family have created the perfect island getaway. We have rented many island getaways over the past 20 years; and I must say that the careful consideration, attention to personal details, and hospitality we experienced during the rental process and our stay were genuinely friendly, relaxed and thorough.

The home is beautifully designed and decorated. The furnishings and appliances are all top shelf. They have everything you will want/need. The staff is eager to please and accessible when you want them. The property is ideally situated on Eleuthera - and has a most beautiful beach with a reef directly in front of the house. The property is somewhat isolated, so we did not see anybody else on the beach for the entire week we were there. The pool and the surrounding yard is very well cared for by the groundskeeper, Desmond, who is very friendly and knowledgeable about the local area; and is an excellent source of information about the local fish. The house is equipped for fishing and lobstering - we enjoyed several delicious meals of grilled Caribbean Spiny Lobster that we caught. Snorkeling gear, glass bottom kayaks, windsurfers, Hobie Cat, and other assorted water toys kept us amused.

Our party consisted of 4 seniors, 5 young adults, and 2 grandbabies - and the house was more than ample for our comfort. A friendly cleaning crew came through every other day and tidied things up. The house is around 15 minutes drive from the next town, which we visited a lot to buy supplies, meals, and just hang out at the fishing docks. The local people were always friendly and helpful. I've been to a lot of islands, and Eleuthera is remarkable in that nobody has bars on their windows. Petty crime appears to be non-existent. I felt very safe on this vacation.

I've only been home a couple days now, and am already beginning to plan our return to Five Palms. It is that good.
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Governors Harbor, Eleuthera, Bahamas
Car: necessary

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Tarpum Bay House Rental Rates

Notes

  • For detailed rate information please go to our website, www.fivepalmsbeachhouse.com
  • Main house (7 Bedrooms):
    $7900.00 for up to 10 people per week (contact us for smaller group rates)
    Kids under 4 free
    Kids 4-12 100.00 per week
    12 and over 150.00

    Guest Cottage:
    2 bedroom guest cottage maximum 4 people (upper and lower level) $1500 per week.
    Lower level of guest cottage (1 bed 1 bath) is available for 700 a week
    Cottage is rented only in addition to the main house and cannot be rented separately.

    10% discount on 2nd week or returning guests (discount taken on the full weekly rate) (discount is limited to 2 weeks)- does not apply for Christmas and New Year’s weeks and discount will be taken on the lower weekly rate should that apply. Contact us for rates for over 2 weeks.

    Airport pickup for first guests arriving (up to 8 people, if more than 6, additional transportation will be needed and is not included) - either Governors Harbor or Rock Sound only - Not North Eleuthera airport

    Vehicle rentals available, visit FivePalmsBeachHouse.com
  • Detailed off season and season rates can be found on the website, www.fivepalmsbeachhouse.com

    Terms & Conditions:

    50% deposit required on house only
    Full payment and $1000.00 refundable security deposit must be received 60 days prior to arrival.
    Full refund if written notice is received at least 120 days (4 months) prior to arrival.
    50% refund if written notice is received 60-119 days prior to arrival*
    No refund if written notice is received 0-59 days prior to arrival*
    Full payment and deposit if renting van is due 30 days prior to arrival

    *A 100% refund may be granted in the event that we are able to re-rent the house for your cancelled dates. Cancellation fees may also be eligible for use towards a future booking.

Amenities

Tarpum Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Safe
  • Bottled Water
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Vanity
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vanity
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Guest House Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Guest House Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Convertable to king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , convertable to king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 4 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Two of the twin beds are a bunk bed
    Guest House Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Guest House Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Twin bedrooms have available trundle beds, Family Room has queen sleeper sofa, crib, Pak n' Play, kids safety rails
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Sailboat
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Child's Swing
  • Sand Box
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
  • Car Optional
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • caves
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website: