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Coconut Point - Luxurious beach home on Double Bay in the Bahamas

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 full baths, sleeps 8 to 10 persons

Coconut Point is a spectacular Atlantic oceanfront home (built in 2007) on the Bahamian out-island

of Eleuthera. It is located in the center of the island on the pristine pink sand beaches of Double

Bay. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and an outdoor shower with hot and cold water, a

screened-in ocean-view porch and great room with kitchen and dining area. The great room features 5 sets of french doors accessing the porch and looking out to the azure waters of the Atlantic. The house is large

enough to sleep 8 to 10 people comfortably.

*Watch the sunrise over the sparkling Atlantic and the sunset over the lush palm forest

*Only steps away from the secluded beach

*Features a screened porch, covered front and back porches and 3 decks

*Ocean views from all bedrooms, great room, kitchen, master bath and screened porch

More Details

Owner
Karen Brown
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, croatian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time at your home. It was better than the pictures on your website! You have a great place and we are already thinking about when we can return.
Aug 2016
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Amenities

Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , rain shower with ocean view
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower - shower , Hot and cold outdoor shower
  • All bathrooms are fully tiled and have marble sink tops. The master bath has a large rainfall shower with windows looking out to the Atlantic and a mahogany sink vanity. Guests can also enjoy an outdoor shower after a relaxing day at the beach. With hot and cold water, the outdoor shower is located near the palapa deck--just a few steps from the beach stairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king
    Green guest room - 1 queen
    Yellow guest room - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , full over twin bunk and twin
    Great Room - 1 queen , sofa bed
    Crib - 1 baby crib , pack-n-play crib
  • The centerpiece of the home is the master suite with near panoramic views. Sleep peacefully each night with the windows open, listening to the hypnotic sounds of the waves breaking on the shore below. Wake-up each morning in the king-size bed and watch nature’s spectacular morning show—the sun rising over the sparkling water and slowly illuminating the island. No need to miss the views in the master bathroom either. The huge master shower with rain- shower head, also boasts a window facing the Atlantic. There are two additional guest rooms, each with an ocean view. The green room houses a queen-size bed while the yellow bunk room has a twin bed and a twin over full bunk bed. A queen-size sofa bed in the great room sleeps 2 additional guests. There is also a pack-n-play crib (as well as a high chair) for our young guests
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Coconut Point is fully furnished and equipped for your enjoyment. The home is decorated in tranquil shades of green, blue and yellow (inspired by the palm trees, the ocean and the sun) with quality furnishings and linens. The home features: *Ocean and palm forest views *Coral reef running throughout Double Bay for some of the best snorkeling and fishing on Eleuthera *5 sets of french doors in the great room *High ceilings (10' to 22') with exposed beams in great room and master bedroom *Central air conditioning *Ceiling fans in all rooms *Screened porch with noseeum-proof mesh *Fully equipped kitchen with natural quartz counter tops and bar with seating for 4 *Dining table with seating for 6 *Glass master shower enclosure *Marble and mahogany bath vanities *Full washer and dryer, ironing board, iron *Stereo with I-Pod docking station *TV with DVD player *Family games (Scrabble, Taboo, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Scattegories, etc.)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Coconut Point - Luxurious beach home on Double Bay in the Bahamas
average rating of 4.882353 based on 43 reviews
5

Perfect Location! Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (two sons ages 10 and 12) absolutely loved staying at Coconut Point. The weather was perfect. Never too hot or cold. We loved that the house was off the beaten path, but at the same time we were close to grocery stores and restaurants. The house is extremely comfortable and very beautiful. The view from the house and the beach right in front of the house is breathtaking. We usually had the beach all to ourselves. John the caretaker was always available if we needed anything. Because of the central location of Coconut Point on Eleuthera, we were able to explore to the south and to the north very easily in our rental car and so we were able to enjoy many different beaches and towns around Eleuthera. We have traveled in Belize and Costa Rica and have stayed in beautiful places- Coconut Point is right up at the top of the list!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pictures don't do justice....the house is nicer in person than the pictures

  • 5 of 5

I celebrated my 40th birthday here with 7 of my friends. The house was perfect, beach-equipped, spacious and nicer than what the pictures indicated. It's a gorgeous, quiet and serene spot for a relaxing beach vacation. The reefs were easily accessible at the bottom of the house and we even swam out to the island across from the house one day.

Only real issues we had were only having internet the first day and not the rest of the week. And, not having any extra toilet paper other than the 2 rolls in the bathroom and no paper towels, so we had to make a trip to the store for these essentials. The kitchen is well equipped so we had a lot of meals at the house which was nice and fun cooking with everyone at the house.

There really wasn't any reason for us to leave the house unless we wanted to see other parts of the island. We did a day trip to Spanish Wells in hopes of seeing the swimming pigs but apparently they are seasonal so we weren't able to see any this time around. And went day-tripping a few times to the Caribbean side to experience some of the calmer, crystal clear waters. We rented 2 cars from Stanton and he was very nice and super accommodating we seemed to see him or his family everywhere.

Thanks for letting us stay at your home Karen! We hope to come back again and already miss not waking up to the sound of waves crashing on the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a great stay and celebration!! Spending time at Coconut Point with friends and family is the best :-). We hope you will come back again soon! Please accept my apologies for the house not being equipped with toilet paper. There should be plenty of it stocked in the house and our guests should never have to buy any. I have spoken to my caretaker about this.
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5

Awesome house

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house. Great location, central to island. Linens were nice and plentiful. Kitchen was well equipped. Stove broke and was repaired later the same day. Bedrooms were as pictured. View from living room at sunrise was beautiful. Beach was terrific. We only saw 4 people on 2 days on the beach. There were coolers and chairs for beach trekking. Snorkel stuff, but we bring our own. Island out back was kayakable. Had a wonderful dinner made by a chef for the royals, Anise, arranged by the John the caretaker. John was quick to respond to any needs or questions. No cable, so bring movies if you have young kids. The only thing the place needs is a full length mirror. Highly recommended for two couples with kids or large family. You will not regret your rental.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Pictures as not as they seem

  • 5 of 5

I like to give full reviews - so here goes!

This house was an absolute joy! I hate to say it but the this house needs a professional to take the photos for the VRBO ad, because this house was sooooooo much nicer than the pictures perceive. The master over looks the ocean, and the master shower was HUGE! Dark detailed interior wood work on the ceiling, fantastic bar and kitchen. The beach is just under your house deck with beautiful views. Fantastic! If the Atlantic side is a little ruff, roll down the main road 2 miles and hit the opposite side of the island for calmer waters. They rotate wave action throughout the year.

Negatives - Bring toilet paper LOL!!!

The cleaning crew needs to be a little more precise to cleaning detail(Easy fix)

Internet...Had to unplug it a couple of times but fired right back up each time. (very simple)

Rear bushes a little too tall to see over when sitting on the deck. (Another easy fix)

The sun with all it's glory shines in the back window telling you to rise and shine. I liked it, but the wife likes to sleep in. Window pull curtain shades would do it good. We used two towels and it worked just fine :-)

My Suggestions on what to bring other than what is supplied?

The TV runs only DVD's so bring a few of your favorites.(The house had many DVD's already)

Pay the airlines $25 for and extra suitcase to take on your plane flight, and bring 49lbs of snacks and dry foods. The food on the island is expensive (not the houses fault :-)

Pack frozen meat (yes it is allowed) in cooler as your carry on for the plane. The house has a great gas grill on the back deck and many pot/pans to use. Did I say the grocery stores are expensive yet? LOL!

Would I stay in it again? ABSOLUTELY YES!

This place is a rock star in my book!

We are looking at our next trip and pray this house is available!

Worth the money - The time - The memories :-)

Bobby Lindamood - Colleyville, Tx

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on Coconut Point! We are happy you enjoyed your stay in our home and look forward to welcoming you back anytime. P.S. - The house should (and typically is) always be stocked with toilet paper, so we will make sure we address this with the caretaker and cleaning lady. Thanks for letting us know.
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5

Pink Sand Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time, ever! (Again) This was our third visit to Coconut Point and we couldn't have had a more enjoyable time! The house is warm and comfortable, the views are amazing and the time we spent together with minimal distractions was priceless. It was nice to be there in June with a wonderful breeze off of the ocean, it kept the bugs to a minimum. We enjoyed sitting on the deck for breakfasts and lunches, even a Kalik in the afternoon after kayaking, spear fishing, and snorkeling! We had a couple of really nice dinners at the French Leave and Tippy's. The only rotten thing about Coconut Point? We had to leave!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful but WINDY

  • 5 of 5

The house and setting were gorgeous. Ocean views were incredible. House was nicer than the photos indicated. We didn't spend much time outside though due to strong winds 24/7 our entire stay. We spent time at Ten Bay instead. Next time we will rent on the calm side of Eleuthera.

If you want to cook at the house, bring frozen meat/food. Groceries are exorbitant on this island. The house doesn't have water filtration so bottled water is necessary (@$14 case!). If you spend more than 2 days at the house, you will need to restock your paper products. Not a negative, just information.

We rent beach houses several times a year. This was the best designed house we have ever rented.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed our home! Unfortunately, weather is always unpredictable...you never know which side of the island will have the wind/rougher seas. Hopefully it will be better on your next visit. Thank you for posting a review.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Governor's Harbor
Nearest Beach
Double Bay
Car: recommended

Coconut Point is located on Double Bay, a gorgeous 3-mile stretch of pink sand beach, on Eleuthera. Eleuthera is a small island in the Bahamas that is located due east of New Providence (Nassau). At 100

miles long and a mere two miles wide, Eleuthera effortlessly keeps travelers near its secluded pink-

and white-sand beaches. Together with Harbour Island, Eleuthera charms travelers with colonial

villages and pineapple plantations.

The Out Island of Eleuthera is known for its gorgeous beaches and friendly people. Out Islands are the

most remote in the Bahamas archipelago of islands. But please don't confuse being secluded with

being sleepy. The Out Islands are home to some of the world's most stunning beaches, dive sites, and

fishing sites. So you can be as relaxed or as active as the day allows. Come stay at Coconut Point and

experience paradise!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Online Booking Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $500

$500 damage deposit required
Please note that our STANDARD RATE of $1950 is for TWO (2) GUESTS ONLY
$250 (per 7-night stay) for each additional person over 2
Holiday Rate of $2950 per week for FOUR (4) GUESTS during Christmas, New Year's and Easter weeks
Stays of less than 7 nights will incur a cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.