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Stunning waterfront view with dockage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Central Abaco House Rental Photos and Description

2 BR, 2 BA, Sleeps 4

Jayhawk Nest is a two bedroom, two bath waterfront home with a spectacular water view of the Sea of Abaco and Dalia's Island. The house sits on one acre of private property high above the water. A five minute walk takes you to the ocean beaches and a ten minute walk introduces you to the friendly settlement.

Enjoy the wonderful sunsets while sipping your tropical drink. Enjoy the view from throughout the house, screened porch or deck. Keep your boat at our private protected dock or swim or snorkel in the clear water of the Sea of Abaco.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Wes Nichols
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We absolutely loved your place. It was perfect for us-private, on the water with a dock, great location so we could walk to everything, beautiful sunsets-the list goes on and on. We found the house to be well stocked with anything and everything we needed. We didn't use much but was nice to have a Ziploc bag, tin foil, cooking oil, spices, etc. Although the house is on the sea side, we loved that you could see the ocean as well, and it is a 5 minute walk to get there. I think we most liked how it was secluded from any neighbors, but right in the center of it all. We most enjoyed the people we met, everyone is super friendly. We want to return some day. Thank you again for providing us with a perfect vacation rental!
Feb 2015
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Stunning waterfront view with dockage
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Green Cove Springs, Florida
5

PERFECT cottage with gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent four nights in the Jayhawk Nest for our 30th anniversary and wish it could have been longer. The views are absolutely breathtaking, and everything about the cottage is perfect. It has one of the most well-equipped kitchens we've ever encountered, super comfy queen bed, great TV, a HUGE library of books to read, and a wonderful screened porch and deck. I was especially happy to find a snorkel and mask as my mask was leaking water, and snorkeling off the dock was SO MUCH FUN. I saw a nurse shark up close and many beautiful fish. We also saw a big turtle swimming out in the center of the bay. The cottage was an easy walk into the settlement or to the beautiful beach. We especially enjoyed dinners at Grabbers and ate there three out of our four nights on the island. Orchid Bay was a lovely place for our fourth night and fanciest dinner. Wes was a great host and answered all our questions before our trip. The caretaker Ruth was also super sweet and took us and our luggage to and from the ferry dock. We hope to stay here again if we return to the Bahamas one day.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week's stay at Jayhawk Nest....a wonderful property. It is a great floor plan for 2 couples with comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces (all with great views of the Sea of Abaco) with the 2 bedrooms at opposite ends of the house affording privacy. While it is not a large house, it has a feeling of spaciousness. It is well-stocked and maintained....we wanted for nothing. The dock was a real bonus allowing us to keep our boat at hand. If you don't have or rent a boat, Dive Quana is just a few docks away and offers great snorkeling and diving trips (not to mention boat and golf-cart rentals). We love the laid-back feel of Quana Cay. There are a few fun restaurants/bars which become meeting places for residents and tourists alike and offer good food. We particularly liked Orchid Bay. Wes was incredibly helpful in arranging our stay, answering all our questions and offering suggestions. Thank you, Wes. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boynton Beach, FL
5

Great vacation rental on Great Guana Cay

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 days at Jayhawk Nest in July 2014. The house is exceptionally clean and very well stocked (pots, pans, dishes, condiments, spices, etc.). This is our 3rd trip to Guana and we enjoyed this house very much! The deck is fantastic for lounging and just enjoying the view. We spent several evenings on the dock watching the sunset. The outdoor porch is also great to avoid the bugs. The beach access across the street is also very beautiful if you want to enjoy the surf. We spent lots of time at Nippers and Grabber's and spent a day fishing with Ricky Sands (Ricky Sands Charter's). Although we had a few longer than usually power outages, we only had to call for generator back-up once.....glad it was there! Wes was a great communicators and made sure we had everything we needed. I would highly recommend this property and stay there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jupiter FL
5

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Jayhawk nest the last week of May 2014. We had an amazing time. The house was perfect for our party of four adults (2 couples). We came to the house by boat from Jupiter, FL and the dock was perfect. We enjoyed the famous Sunday pig roast at Nippers and watched many sunsets from Grabbers. Dive Guana is a few docks down from the house where we rented scuba gear to explore the reefs. The diving was Excellent!! Great Vacation, I highly recommend Jayhawk Nest.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome home!! Great vacation destination!!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week on Guana Cay, staying at Jayhawk Nest and we had a blast! The home is meticulously maintained and the best equipped home we have rented. The owners were wonderful to deal with answering our questions honestly and offering very helpful suggestions that enhanced our visit from travel suggestions to local happenings we might want to experience. The home has a beautiful view of the Sea of Abaco and we spent alot of time on the deck with family and friends just relaxing, grilling out and watching the sunsets. We rented a boat for the week as the other cays are not far and the snorkeling is awesome in surrounding waters. The dock was a huge plus since our boat was right there and we also snorkeled and fished off the dock. The home is perfect for 4 adults or family of 4 and was very comfortable. We had everything we needed from beach towells and coolers to first aid supplies and cooking and grilling utensils. We spent time at Nippers and Grabbers, visited Bakers Bay for lunch and Orchird Bay for some pool and cocktail time. Everything is 5-10 minutes away or less, and traveling by golf cart was alot of fun. I would highly recommend Jayhawk Nest to anyone traveling to the Abacos and Guana Cay. We hope to be able to return soon and would definitely rent Jayhawk Nest again.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tipton, IN
5

Our stay at Jayhawk's Nest on Guana

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting Guana for the last 10 years, the past 5 years we have stayed at a quaint secluded bay which we have dearly loved. Long story short we were unable to stay at the same location and found Jayhawk's Nest. With some trepidation we decided to choose this property, I must say we were pleasantly surprised and over joyed with our decision. The view was superb, the house was not only immaculate and tastefully decorated, the owner's have done an excellent job in equipping the house from the kitchen supplies down to first aid supplies if needed. The new deck was awesome to look out over beautiful Fisher's Bay and the pier was easily accessible and well maintained. The location of the property is near the settlement which makes an easy walk. The owner's were extremely helpful and very accommodating. We loved it so much we were hoping to go back in July, however we will be returning next year to the same house. I would highly recommend this rental on Guana for a great vacation!!!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Central Abaco House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016
Jan 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0

* Check-in after 2 pm and check-out before 10 am.
* 50% of rental fee due on booking; Balance due 30 days in advance.
* Refunds will be given minus a $150 administrative fee if the time can be re-booked.
* Please contact us for inquiries on extended period or odd day rentals.

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Amenities

Central Abaco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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