LUXURY VILLA 'TIR NA NOG', 10 ACRE OCEANFRONT ESTATE W/ PRIVATE BEACH

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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LUXURY VILLA 'TIR NA NOG', 10 ACRE OCEANFRONT ESTATE W/ PRIVATE BEACH

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5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms (sleeps max 10), 2 separate beach cottages offer privacy

Welcome to Tir Na N'og, “Land of the forever young”, a luxurious beachfront estate on 10 secluded acres of gardens and walkways. Tir Na Nog includes a spectacular private beach, manicured grounds surrounded by coconut palms, flowers, fruit trees, and a private tennis court.

Tir Na No’g was built in 2007 by local carpenters and craftsmen under the vision of famed interior decorator David Flint Wood. Decorated in the elegant style of an old Caribbean plantation house, the four separate housing structures allow for bedroom privacy, along with group dining and socializing in the Great Hall and surrounding patios. The estate is rented to only one group at a time, and all structures are included in the weekly rate.

Tir Na Nog is situated in the most sought-after location on Eleuthera, the Atlantic seashore on the Banks Road, where a select number of estates overlook a beautiful pink-sand beach, only minutes from nearby restaurants. The buildings on the estate include:

1. THE GREAT HALL: This elegant colonial-style building, surrounded by a large, wrap-around porch with sweeping views of the estate, is the gathering place for fine dining, relaxation and entertaining. The Great Hall features a full kitchen and large dining area with seating for 12. The spacious living/entertainment area, elegantly furnished in old plantation style, includes a large flat-screen satellite TV, DVD movie library, WIFI, books for children and adults, and board games. The Great Hall also has a breezy outdoor dining area with a gas grill, and a roof deck with views of the ocean.

2. THE MAIN HOUSE: This lovely colonial building features another large wrap-around porch with views of the tennis court and gardens. Inside are three bedrooms, each with a full en-suite bathroom and separate entrance from the porch. Two of the bedrooms have king beds. The third has twin beds with two additional trundle beds

3. THE BEACH COTTAGES: These two romantic cottages with views of the ocean have king bedrooms with full bathrooms, under-counter refrigerators, coffee makers, and outdoor seating areas with deck chairs. They are located 100 yards from the Main House and Great Hall for privacy.

4. THE TIKI HUT: This beachside, open-air shelter has shady seating under a thatched roof. The nearby Cabana has outdoor showers and a storage room housing beach chairs, snorkeling equipment, and beach toys.

5. THE TENNIS PAVILION provides shady seating on white wicker furniture beside the tennis court. The pavilion is fully equipped with tennis rackets and balls. It also contains a laundry room with washer and dryer.

MORNING MAID SERVICE (every weekday except holidays) and on-site caretaker are complimentary at Tir Na N’og. A private chef can be arranged.

A VAST REEF just 300 meters offshore ensures idyllic kayaking and snorkeling conditions for anyone staying at Tir Na N'og. We have plenty of snorkeling gear, as well as beach recliners and water loungers for those of us who prefer to spend the day taking in the sun. Kayaks can be rented for use during your stay. We also have a baby monitor, pack and play crib, and kids’ beach toys for those traveling with children.

THE FAMOUS BEACH RESTAURANT AND BAR Tippy’s is just a ten-minute walk down the beach. Other upscale restaurants within easy driving distance include The Beach House, The Bistro at Sky Beach Club, and Cocodimama. The town of Governors Harbour, just two miles away, has grocery stores, restaurants, liquor stores, two banks with ATMs, a bakery, gift shops, a dive shop, and a medical clinic. Friday Night Fish Fry in Governors Harbour, a street/beach party that brings together all the tourists and locals with food, drink, and dancing in the street, is not to be missed.

Amenities include:

• Daily maid service (weekdays)

• 300 feet of private beach frontage

• Tennis court, pavilion, rackets and balls

• Tiki hut on beach

• Beach Cabana w/outdoor showers

• Satellite TV (Great Hall only)

• TV with DVD (all bedrooms)

• Phone, high speed wireless internet (Great Hall only)

• Air Conditioning and ceiling fans (every room)

• I Pod sound system

• Fully equipped kitchen

• Outdoor Barbeque and dining area

• Safe

• Baby monitor and 'pack & play'

• Children's beach toys

• Snorkeling gear

• Beach recliners

• Water Loungers

• DVD library

• Book Library

• Board games

• Luxury linens

• Robes & Slippers

• Washer and Dryer

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Matthew Simon

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Tir Na N'og is a place where you can truly find serenity, and take some time for yourself.

Matthew Simon purchased this estate in 2007

I bought Tir Na N'og in 2007, and had it renovated and decorated by renowned interior designer and author of the book 'Island Living', David Flint Wood. The 10 acre estate is situated on an old plantation, and its heritage is reflected in the all of the buildings and furnishings.

Eleuthera means 'freedom' in Greek, and this Island which has managed to escape the mass development which has occurred in most of the Bahamas, really does give you a sense of relief.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Luxury Villa 'Tir Na Nog', 10 acre oceanfront estate w/ private beach
average rating of 4.977778 based on 45 reviews
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Luxury Villa 'Tir Na Nog', 10 acre oceanfront estate w/ private beach
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Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
5

Beautiful home and location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
We recently stayed at Tir Na Nog and had the best vacation. The home was amazing with every amenity imaginable. The location was perfect...a few minute walk to basically a beautiful private beach. The staff was incredibly helpful. The kitchen is perfect for cooking meals at the house and there are a few close local restaurants for those who would like to eat out. We would recommend staying at this home to anyone and hope to visit again soon!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Luxury Villa 'Tir Na Nog', 10 acre oceanfront estate w/ private beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p247785
+1 239 482-8173
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
5

AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
We had such a lovely stay at Tir Na Nog. The staff was wonderful and attentive. Great place for couples and families with a setup that allows for easy gathering and privacy when desired. Having also stayed in a hotel on a Eleuthera, Tir Na Nog is absolutely the way to go. Highly recommend!!!
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Luxury Villa 'Tir Na Nog', 10 acre oceanfront estate w/ private beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p247785
+1 239 482-8173
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
Denver
5

Amazing Property!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
Everything about this property is wonderful from the private pink sands beach to the property itself. We played tennis every day on the private court and enjoyed group dinners in the grand common area each night. The property has a ton of sports equipment including snorkeling gear, bicycles, tennis racquets, and beach stuff. The estate is expansive with hammocks all over the place, impossible not to enjoy yourself. The location was great also, close to town and several fun bars and restaurants! Enjoy!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Luxury Villa 'Tir Na Nog', 10 acre oceanfront estate w/ private beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p247785
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Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
5

Great property. Fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
Tir Na Nog is a wonderful property. The layout is perfect for groups / extended families. Matt Simon and Kelly do a wonderful job managing the property. 10-15 minute walk to Tippy's. Noone else on the entire beach all week. Pascale is a very talented chef -- make sure you hire him!
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Luxury Villa 'Tir Na Nog', 10 acre oceanfront estate w/ private beach
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Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
5

Tir Na Nog - the land of the young!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
The pictures are real!! We were sceptical before we arrived; but they are just as they show. Kelly and Christine took care of our every need. We didn't get a rental car but Kelly made sure every morning that we were equipped. The restaurants were not open; but it didn't hinder our stay. Linda prepared us Dinner and made us feel like royalty. There were 5 couples and all were very comfortable. The only other people we saw on the estate besides the ones there to take care of us were 4 people on 4 horses. We got to go Deep Sea Fishing with Paul and Duane. We got enough for two dinners. Weather was perfect! The villa is equipped with all you will need. Music; Movies and we even got Root Sports from Pittsburgh, PA and watched the Pirates get into the playoffs. We all want to return. Great place to spend a week. Just Paradise. Thanks again to Matt, Christine and especially Kelly. ............. The Sullivan's, Kiser's & Sorrentino's ..Pittsburgh, PA
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Tir Na N'og is situated on the Atlantic side of the Island, directly on the beach. There is a reef just 300 meters off shore which shelters the beach and the waters ensuring perfect swimming, snorkeling and kayaking conditions for all guests.

Two of the best restaurants in the area are also located just a short walk down the beach.

Other Activities: Kayaking and Boating

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Availability & Rates

Governor's Harbour Estate Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
Feb 8 2014 - Apr 26 2014
$5,950
7 nights
 
 
Early Summer
Apr 27 2014 - Jun 13 2014
$4,500
7 nights
 
 
Summer
Jun 14 2014 - Aug 16 2014
$5,250
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 17 2014 - Sep 1 2014
$4,500
7 nights
 
 
Fall
Sep 2 2014 - Nov 21 2014
$3,950
7 nights
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 29 2014
$5,450
7 nights
 
 
December
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 19 2014
$4,500
7 nights
 
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
$8,500
7 nights
 
 
Early Winter
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 13 2015
$5,250
7 nights
 
 
Spring
Feb 14 2015 - Apr 25 2015
$5,950
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes RATES ARE FOR UP TO SIX GUESTS. For each additional guest, add $350/week.
NOTE: We have set the rates this way to make the property affordable for smaller groups who use less water and electricity, and create less wear and tear.
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Amenities

Governor's Harbour Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Beach
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Covered Parking
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Beach Cabana - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king
    Master two - 1 king
    twin - 2 twin/ single
    Cottage one - 1 king
    Cottage two - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Games
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • library
  • marina
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • scenic drives
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
Notes:
Amenities include: • Daily maid service (weekdays) • 300 feet of private beach frontage • Tennis court, pavilion, rackets and balls • Tiki hut on beach • Beach Cabana w/outdoor showers • Satellite TV (Great Hall only) • TV with DVD (all bedrooms) • Phone, high speed wireless internet (Great Hall only) • Air Conditioning and ceiling fans (every room) • I Pod sound system • Fully equipped kitchen • Outdoor Barbeque and dining area • Safe • Baby monitor and 'pack & play' • Children's beach toys • Snorkeling gear • Beach recliners • Water Loungers • DVD library • Book Library • Board games • Luxury linens • Robes & Slippers • Washer and Dryer Stroll the miles-long beach, stop in at Tippy's restaurant or The Beach House for a cool drink or a bite to eat. Lounge in the sun in the hammocks strung in the coconut grove, rest in the shade under the beachfront gazebo.

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