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Luxurious Vacation Home on the Beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Oceanfront 5 Bdrm Vacation Rental Freetown, Bahamas

Just a short 30 minute drive from the bustling centre of Freeport, with its fine dining, golf courses, casinos, shops, exciting night life and international airport with many flights to cities worldwide.

Whether you are looking for a comfortable home base for your adventure-filled vacation, a romantic location for your wedding or or simply a relaxing worry free holiday in the sun, 'Tranquil Breezes' will become your favorite place on earth.

This home is located just a quick 4 minute drive from the Lucayan National park. Great swimming area, sandy beach and shallow, calm waters. Colourful local restaurants, or 30 minute drive to Freeport & Lucaya for casinos, night life and markets (including the famous 'straw market').

The property, with its sweeping lawns, broad low-tide beaches and separate bedroom suites is ideal for a destination wedding and has been host to several. Marva at Chic Bahamas Weddings has been instrumental in creating an incredibly beautiful and memorable day for the lucky couples who have been married at Tranquil Breezes.

We suggest you try Sunwing for flights. They fly direct from many cities. We will even occasionally fly in on Friday and enjoy a night in Freeport at the Grand Lucayan Hotel if we can't get a Saturday flight.

Enjoy the, 'out island experience' in this spectacular 5 bedroom (each with its own en suite bathroom with large tile/glass shower), 6 bathroom home, set on a large, tastefully landscaped lot, directly on the ocean in a very private and coveted area of Grand Bahama Island.

The decor and architecture of this property will replenish your soul with its pleasing mixture of modern luxury and island simplicity.

More Details

Owner
Lesley/Alison
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Lesley/Alison

Hello, my wife and I have travelled with our children to various islands in the Caribbean, but we felt most at home on Grand Bahama Island. I have a contracting company in Ontario Canada and had been searching for the right property on which to build our vacation home.

Lesley/Alison purchased this house in 2003

Why Lesley/Alison chose Bahamas

The Goodfellow family has vacationed on Grand Bahama for more than 15 years and enjoyed the area and local people so much that we built a home on Pelican Point in the late 1990's.

The demands of the construction industry in Canada kept the Goodfellow family in the North a great deal of time and we decided to try share our vacation home by renting it out when not in residence. This proved successful and when we decided to build a larger home, we looked for the best beach we could find on the island of Grand Bahama.

We located a large lot on Golden Beach and in 2003 completed work on this current home near Freetown.

What makes this house unique

From the spacious luxury of the interior to the whisper of the ocean out in front, this feels like our little slice of heaven on earth.

It's a great place for a family get-together or a small wedding and we can recommend photographers, etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Our stay was, as before, perfectly wonderful. The accommodations are so well-planned for a group, and the weather, and even the airlines, all cooperated beautifully.

Stepping in the front door, even after several stays, is always a delightful surprise---every bit as good as you remember.

The new porch furniture is perfect. It is our hope to be able to return next year."
Mar 2010
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Amenities

East Grand Bahama House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , walk-in shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , walk-in shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , walk-in shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , walk-in shower
    Bathroom 6 - powder room - toilet
    Outside - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , double vanity, large soaker tub
  • Outdoor shower to wash sand off from the beach!
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 3 pc .ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 3 pc. ensuite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 3 pc. ensuite
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Singles can be made into a King, has 3 pc. ensuite
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite w/large soaker, glass shower
  • All bedrooms have their own ensuite, complete with marble walk-in shower & vanity with granite counter.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Included
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Free long distance phone calls - anywhere in US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden and Switzerland. (Calls outside of these areas will be charged at international rates.)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8292685 based on 42 reviews
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was absolutely perfect! My family and I had the absolute best time. From the beautiful, private beach to the spacious house we couldn't have imagined the property any better. From the moment we booked the house the owners made everything so easy to ensure we had a great stay.

If you are looking for a relaxing trip with friends and family, this is definitely where you should stay!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had such a great time with your family and friends. We really love our bit of paradise too. We hope that you can come and stay again.
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5

Amazing escape on Grand Bahama island

  • 5 of 5

This house is just amazing! The furnishings are top notch, the beach is basically private, and the cat is such a love. Just returned from a week away at the Goodfellow house. Off the beaten path (the "roundabouts" are a killer for those of us used to driving on the right side) is a gem of a house. My family and I had the best time. The airport was easy, weather was perfect (locals said rain, ha for 5 minutes maybe!), the sand doesn't get hot, there's a breeze most days and the water was so warm. We did have storms out at sea that kicked up the sand and reduced visibility most days but we did see fish by the rocks. We also saw several stingray and a very large barracuda. Didn't make it to the reef. You can definitely see it from the house but it would be a looooong swim. Evenings and early mornings were tough with the bugs. The deep woods off didn't seem to scare them off. Island bugs must be immune. We spent mornings hanging out with Garfield the cat (who ate like a king while we were there) and evenings hanging out with each other. Wifi was spotty which drove the teens nuts but that's island life mon! For dinners out we highly recommend Pier 1 East (they feed the sharks starting at 7) at the port and Flying Fish in the Lucayan Marketplace area. Also, recommend Les for reef fishing (his wife works at Brad's rental car at the airport. pick his card up there). We took home so many fish the cat ate well and we gave away what we froze. Most people we met were very friendly, happy to provide directions or just general info on island life. Rent this place. You will love it!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Picture perfect beach and gorgeous house

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this house and the beach was stunningly gorgeous, just like something out of a tourism brochure. Kids had fun playing in the sand and collecting shells, while adults enjoyed the lanai and the lounge chairs on the beach. We saw one other person on the beach and two boats in the space of the week we were there. The privacy and quiet were lovely!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are so glad you had a great time! We love it there as well and return frequently to maintain and add upgrades to the property such as permanent beach lounge chairs and the screened outdoor dining room.
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5

Beautiful, clean well kept property especially since it had just gone through hurricane Matthew

  • 5 of 5

The Goodfellow's rental house was better than advertised for our group,everything we wanted and more very relaxing. Our whole group thoroughly enjoyed the 2 weeks wish it were more the only disappointment we had was leaving. Beautiful weather, beaches and blue water.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We worked so hard to get the property repaired for your stay. The hurricane devastated the grounds but our faithful crew of landscapers was on it right away.
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5

In one word PARADISE! This home and it's amenities were perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

Tranquil Breezes is a stunning home with beautiful grounds and a stunning beach. Patricia, the house caretaker, met us there when we arrived. She showed us the home and grounds. She filled us in on local activities and restaurants. She also gave us her phone number so we could contact her if needed. We felt very welcomed.

Activities:

We picked coconuts from the trees in the yard and made some delicious drinks with the water from them. We snorkeled, swam and went beach combing every day. We also went on a kayaking tour of Lucayan National Park. The mangroves, caves and the beach were unique. Our guide was knowledgeable and shared lots about the history of the Bahamas. While on our tour the guide told us about a Blue Hole in Crabby Bay. With his directions and recommendations we made it to the Blue Hole. All I can say is WOW! It was a deep hole in the ocean floor just off shore. During low tide you can easily walk out and snorkel there. The tropical fish were concentrated around and in the hole. It was an absolutely unique experience and I would recommend it to anyone. On our way home we stopped where the ferry comes in (around McCleans settlement). We bought lobster from a fisherman that had just come in. We bought 21 tails for $30.00. Great deal and a delicious meal for us. Part of our group also went scuba diving. Some took the Scuba for Beginners and Scuba Diving with sharks. They all enjoyed it tremendously and had a video that was up close and personal. This was a Great Place to vacation! Enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great time! Thank you also for your helpful recommendations for future travellers.
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5

Perfect Vacation getaway

  • 5 of 5

I have had the pleasure of staying twice in this wonderful home. It is absolutely gorgeous. Each bedroom has its own ensuite and is very large. Because of the private ensuites if someone wants privacy for an afternoon siesta while others in the group are up and about, it works perrfectly. Crystal blue ocean great for long and quiet morning walks. There were many morning i walked along the beach for hours and did not see another person! Everything you could possible want is at your fingers tips and if you need anything, off site staff are always available. This is five star holiday retreat for any family and perfect for a girls weekend getaway! We have travelled all over the world and this was one of the most relaxing and beautiful houses we have ever stayed at. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We love to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay at Tranquil Breezes!
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Map

Pier One Restaurant
"So cool to watch the sharks swimming below. Call for feeding times for the best views."
Lucayan National Park
UNEXSO
Pinetree Stables
"Fun!"
Ocean Motion Water Sports
"We rented the Standing Paddle Boards and Sea Kayaks. So Fun!"
Sabor
"Our most recent visitors loved this place."
Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Grand Bahama International Airport, Freeport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bishops
Nearest Ferry
24 Miles
Grand Bahama Port Authority, Freeport
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Fortune Hills Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Grand Bahama Hwy
Nearest Beach
Immediately in front of home
Car: necessary

Sunsets-Exceptional! Sunrises-Exceptional! Views-Exceptional!

Just a short 30 minute drive from the bustling centre of Freeport, with its fine dining, golf courses, casinos, shops, exciting night life and International airport with many flights to cities worldwide.

From Freetown you can drive further east and discover many other charming settlements and even more powdery sandy beaches, where you can enjoy a quiet picnic or go beachcombing.

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Rates & Availability

East Grand Bahama House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Sale Pricing
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
Fall Special 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
Flat fee
 
 
Fall Special 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
Flat fee
 
 
New Years 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
Flat fee
 
 
Spring Break 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,950
 
 
Fall Special 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Nov 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Fall Special 2018
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
Christmas 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Dec 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
New Years 2019
Dec 29 2018 - Jan 4 2019
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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