OCEAN VIEWS AND PEACE, STEPS TO SANDY BEACH OF LOWER BAY, SLEEPS 6, CHEF

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Alexandra Connell

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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OCEAN VIEWS AND PEACE, STEPS TO SANDY BEACH OF LOWER BAY, SLEEPS 6, CHEF

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3 Bedrooms En Suite With Panoramic Views Over The Caribbean, Close To The Beach.

With stunning views over the caribbean, Cassava, Bequia is set within its own grounds less than two hundred paces up from Lower Bay, a short meander down to one of the Grenadine's finest swimming beaches. The expansive ocean-facing coral stone terrace, which spans the full width of the house is the main living area, the perfect place to relax with a cool drink and watch the sun set. To the left a carved wooden entrance leads into the dining room and to the right, beyond a deep, cushioned seating area, is the master bedroom with its own private terrace, large dressing room and bathroom. On a lower level two double/twin rooms with en suite shower rooms lead onto their own leafy terraces with sea views. A calm courtyard with frangipani and ginger lilies has a sandstone urn spilling cool water into a lily pond behind the house and steps leading to a rooftop sun terrace. 4,837sq.Ft, with its own excellent chef, it can accommodate up to 6 guests. (if required, a smaller house close by can accommodate a further 6 people upon request.) wifi, ipod docks, cable tv, safes and air-conditioning in the bedrooms, ceiling fans throughout, larder fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.Included is the daily services of our chef for breakfast if required and either lunch or dinner and of a housekeeper for a mid-week cleaning service and change of linen. Additional daily maid service can be discussed if required.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed

Alexandra Connell

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english, french
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Born and bred in Scotland arriving on the island of Bequia was like coming home for me.

Alexandra Connell purchased this house in 2007
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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The unspoiled island of Bequia lies 9 miles south of St Vincent in the archipelago of the Grenadines. The old world charm of Bequia and easy friendly manner of the local people is a great draw to this island of white sand beaches, good restaurants, lively bars and music throughout the season, which stretches from November until after the sailing Regatta during Easter week. After Easter things quieten down - but still the island exudes its magic.

There are eight islands in the nation of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The second largest, Bequia is only seven square miles and home to around 5000 people. The others are Mustique, Canouan, Mayreau, Union Island, Palm Island and Carriacou, all there to explore by ferry or charter for the adventurous.

Famous for its sea-faring tradition, with its natural horseshoe harbour, Bequia has long been known to sailors. Its natural beauty, island charm and open friendly people of mixed descent, Amerindian, Arawak, Carib, African, Scottish, Irish, French make Bequia a perfect place to relax and unwind.

Cassava is situated on Lower Bay, the largest beach on the calm Caribbean side of the island. Widely thought to be the finest swimming beach in the Grenadines, it is safe and current free. The sand is white and the water warm year round. There are three bar restaurants along the beach which serve cold drinks and hot food and a small cafe selling delicious coconut ice-cream.

Enjoy a cool drink or lunch at De Reef or Mangos, or the mid-week open air movie at Keegans, all on the seafront. Bequia is the perfect island to relax and unwind, swimming, reading, fishing, snorkeling. Spearfishing. Or walk to the top of Mount Peggy passing purple and orange land crabs, and from the lava rock sculptured summit look down over the islands.

Explore the beaches, calm Princess Margaret or the beautiful but wilder Atlantic side of the island, and the turtle sanctuary. Spend a day sailing on a 100ft wooden schooner which was once the island's ferry, exploring the Grenadines or charter a powerboat for the day and explore Mustique (30min), or beautiful Mayreau and snorkel in the clear waters of the natural horseshoe reef at the Tobago Cays (an hour) (see our website).

Explore St Vincent where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed at Wallilabou Bay, hike to the Dark View Falls or the Soufriere volcano. Or just take a water taxi around Bequia and see Moonhole from the sea, an extraordinary and magical collection of houses carved and built into the cliff side at the southern tip. Visit the Whaling Museum and the Hamilton Fort.

The St Vincent Carnival during the first week of July.

During the high season, for those who like music - after dinner the tables move to the side and there is a live band and legendary jump-up on a Friday night at Devil's Table, on a Thursday there is steel pan band and jump-up in the open air by the water at The Frangipani, music in the street at Penthouse on a Friday and Saturday, and every day of the week there is Baj to welcome you, open year round serving drinks, barbecued food and music. On Sunday afternoons a live band plays at De Reef on Lower Bay.

The island has a hairdresser, massage therapists, reflexologist, a homeopath, chiropractor and an acupuncturist as well as a doctor and a small hospital.

Port Elizabeth has all the necessary shops including an excellent gourmet purveyor Doris Fine Foods and also now an outlet for good wines, Vintages Bequia. There is a vegetable market, stalls, a bookshop and more.

The evidence of Bequia's charm is in meeting visitors who return time and again with a feeling as though they have returned home to this island which has some magic about it, no matter what time of year. The people of Bequia are friendly and at ease with visitors who often leave yearning to return to this unique island with its old world charm.

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Availability & Rates

Bequia House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
High Season
Nov 20 2013 - Apr 30 2014
$500
$3,500
3 nights
 
 
Low Season
May 1 2014 - Nov 1 2014
$358
$2,500
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49.00
30% of the total rental price in US dollars or its equivalent in pounds sterling or east Caribbean dollars should be paid on booking with the balance to be settled in full, not more than 90 days before the rental date.
Transfer instructions will depend on which country you are transferring from and will be sent to you by email.
Notes Booking deposits are non refundable.
Cancellation within 90 days of confirmation and payment of any outstanding balance will result in a charge of 100% of the rental amount unless a replacement booking is obtained and in which case we will refund the difference between what was due under the agreement and what has been obtained from a replacement booking. We recommend cancellation insurance.
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Amenities

Bequia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4837 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bedroom 3 ensuite bathroom in coral stone and travertine.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Bedroom 1 ensuite, spacious in coral stone with twin basins
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bedroom 2 bathroom, spacious in coral stone and travertine.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , There is a small toilet with basin inside the front door
  • Leading off the master bedroom1 is the bathroom with a magnificent bath lined in coral dust and set in travertine. Twin basins set into a greenheart wooden surface have cupboards beneath and shelves with baskets. Through an opening to the side lies the large shower area behind tiled in travertine and with a WC and bidet. The floor is of coral stone and the louvred windows set behind the bath fold back to open the room to the view. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have spacious showers tiled in travertine with WC, basins and 2 has a bidet. There is a small 'powder room' for visitors just inside the front door with a WC and basin with mirror. Outside there is a shower for people coming up from the beach.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds each 3ft x 6ft 6in, together a king. AC, Fan.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds each 3ft x 6ft 6in, together a king. AC, Fan.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Four Poster bed 6ft 6in x 7ft, in mosquito netting, AC, Fan
  • In the Master Bedroom the 6ft 6in wide x 7ft long four poster bed, is draped in mosquito netting. The floor is in coral stone and the curtains are bamboo silk. Wide double doors have netted opening louvres in the lower section. This allows for closure with air-con on, or opening with the overhead fan cooling the room. To either side of the doors there are writing desk/dressing tables, one with a view from a window and the other with a large carved Indian mirror. This bedroom is beyond the seating area on the covered terrace, screened by palms, and has its own part of the shaded terrace with an open area sweeping round for sunbathing. The view over the ocean reaching to the horizon is panoramic, the light changing over the water until the setting of the sun. As Mahatma Ghandi said 'When I admire the wonder of a sunset, or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator.'
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • reefs
  • bay/sound
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis

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