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Greg Turton

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

'Grandview' - Great Beach - Most Amenities- Best Rates!

44 Reviews
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house

Overview

Central Abaco House Rental Photos and Description

Beach House - 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths (Sleeps 10-12)

Grandview - Completed in September 2007, is a vacation home on Great Guana Cay and features dramatic ocean and seaside views. This 3 bedroom home has 3 full baths and comfortably sleeps 9-12 guests. The home has 3 floors with the 3rd being an open deck with beautiful Atlantic and Sea of Abaco views. You can see Marsh Harbor, Treasure Cay and all of Guana from the deck.

Grandview features one king, two queens and three twin beds. Grandview offers air conditioning and ceiling fans throughout, satellite TV/DVD/CD and a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and ice maker. This professionally decorated home has a Vonage phone, wifi connectivity, washer and dryer, dishwasher and a backup generator for those few and unexpected occasions when the power is out.

Grandview is located 50 yards back of Nipper’s Beach, which has been chosen as one of the top ten beaches in the world! The third largest reef in the world is located directly in front of Grandview, just yards from the shoreline. We are located close enough to the settlement that you do not need a golf cart, but rentals are available on the island.

Grandview can be rented as a one, two or three bedroom house to fit in any budget and offers a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Just call for details!

Keywords: House, Beach House, Water Front, New, Great View, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Greg Turton (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Greg Turton

Lori and I have been sailing the Abaco's for many years and always wanted to come back to Guana Cay. After having 3 wonderful children, we decided we would build our house on one of the prettiest beaches we had ever seen. We have had a wonderful time planning and building our vacation dream house, and really enjoy sharing it with others. We have made many friends and would like to invite you to share our house during your next vacation. Give either of us a call with any questions about Guana Cay or our house. We love to talk about the Bahamas.

Sincerely,

Greg & Lori Turton Cordele, GA

Greg Turton purchased this house in 2007

Why Greg Turton chose Bahamas

Centrally located

What makes this house unique

One of a few houses that provides a washer and dryer

Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome week! So aptly named Grandview! Went snorkling at Fowl Cay, had dinner at Docksider's and hung out at Grabber's and Nipper's. Everywhere we made new friends. Thankd you for the memories and your wonderful hospitality!
Apr 2008
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Reviews

4.9
based on 44 traveler reviews

'Grandview' - Great Beach - Most Amenities- Best Rates!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 46 reviews
Atlanta, GA, USA
5

Bahama Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I had high expectations for my stay at Grandview and they were ALL exceeded. The property is brand new and had everything we needed. It is very clean and very, very comfortable. As good as the house is, the best part is the incredible view from rooftop deck. It truly has "Grandview".

There was plenty to do from snorkling to having some fun at Nippers (Actually, we had A LOT of fun at Nippers).

I will go back as often as I can and have already recommeded this property to my friends. It is a winner.

Thanks to Greg and his team. We WILL be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My total desire for your vacation is to exceed your expectations! We are very proud of "Grandview" and look forward to having you and your guest back!!!
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St Simons Island, GA
5

Bahamas Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I have rented 2 of this owner's properties. Grandview is a spacious, clean, well decorated home with comfortable beds and nice bath rooms. The kitchen is the right size for a family or a few couples. The house is a very short walk from one of the most beautiful beaches I've seen, with great snorkeling. The home has beach chairs, and out door shower which makes beach going easy! Nice size fat screen tv's in the main living room and mater bedroom. I highly recommend this property...you won't be disappointed! Very short walk or cart ride to restaurants and marina!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgia
5

Sandnuts -

  • 5 of 5

Great Valentine get away - Beautiful place to unwind, have fun, and meet new and interesting people. The accommodations were excellent with easy, quick access to the beach. Planning our next trip now.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disappointed

  • 2 of 5

This review is strictly for the rental property and not the island or overall experience. We've stayed at may places throughout the Caribbean usually renting through VRBO or an individual. Let me start by saying there are many positive things about this Property that is as it states in other reviews and their website. However, I felt like others should be aware of a few important things regarding the property and the service we received:

1. "NOVIEW" - Since we stayed in October which is the end of hurricane season, all of the metal storm shutters were on. The maintenance guy removed the two front ones but wouldn't remove any more so the rest of the house was dark. I feel that owner should've disclosed this information.

2. DANGER - In addition to my first point, all of the fire alarms had been removed - so no fire alarms and all of the windows sealed shut - very dangerous and a death trap.

3. ROOMMATES - About two days into our stay, we saw two men going into the enclosed "storage" beneath the house (the house is on stilts). We asked them what they were doing and they said "staying here". Imagine our surprise when they led us into a two room apartment beneath the house! The owner never said anything about this nor does any of the paperwork or websites. We were misled into thinking we had the house to ourselves. This was creepy and intrusive and we felt deceived.

4. CARTS - Point number 3 explains why the owner wouldn't include both of his golf carts with the rental. We had six in our party and each cart seats 4. Two trips for everything. (we knew we only had one cart, just didn't know why).

5. AWOL - Once final payment was made, owner couldn't be reached.

6. Interior or property has not been maintained. The house is dirty - not sandy because its near the beach, but grimy and unsanitary. Missing cupboard door, all pots and pans scratched or damaged (one still had grease from prior usage). Margarita machine works but underneath the pitcher was lots of grime from past usage. We washed our sheets and comforter the first day because they smelled like urine. Many lightbulbs out too, just overall not looked after.

I'm sorry to say that I wouldn't stay here or rent another property from this owner. Again, the island is beautiful and has a lot to offer. It is safe and the people are friendly.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cordele GA
5

Fun in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

We had another excellent trip to Grandview. As always, the stress seeps away the minute we board the ferry. Every trip to Guana is special and we love meeting new people and expanding our friendships. Greg and Lori are very gracious and they have put together a perfect place to relax and enjoy the island.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York
5

Best Vacation Yet

  • 5 of 5

Our family decided to go to the Bahamas this year instead of exchanging gifts. Best decision we have made. Our children are older, and we enjoyed experiencing island life with them. The home was beautiful, new and comfortable, and had quick access to both the beach and the bars and grocery store. We had a great time and recommend Guana to anyone looking for a good time. Although the house is on the pricey side it is well worth it- our favorite house of all that we so! Thanks for a great trip, GrandView!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Marsh Harbor
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Grabber's and Nipper's
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Albury's Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Grabber's and Nipper's
Nearest Point of Interest
Nipper's
Nearest Point of Interest
Grabber's at Sunset Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Pirates Cove
Nearest Point of Interest
Orchid Bay Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Dolphin Beach Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
"Seaside"
Nearest Point of Interest
Baker's Bay Golf Club
Car: not necessary

Boat rental, Snorkel/Dive Equipment rental and day excursions, sea kayak and paddle board rentals available nearby

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Rates & Availability

Central Abaco House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$450
$2,625
$8,800
 

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Tax Rate 10.0%
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Amenities

Central Abaco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Full bathroom with Shower on fist floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bathroom on 2nd Floor
    Outside Shower - outdoor shower , Grandview also has an outside shower
  • Two bathrooms have shower and tub- the other full bath has a shower stall
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom - 1 king , Located on first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Located on 2nd floor overlooking the Beach and the Atlantic
    Bedroom 3 - Bunk Room - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of Bunk Beds - set one has Queen on Bottom
    Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Den has two pull out sofa sleepers
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
20' x 26' roof top deck is one of the highest views on Guana Cay - Margarita Machine -washer and dryer - beach umbrella and chairs - (2) 34' flat screen TV's - surround sound in great room - card and game table - boat dock access

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