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Western View Cottage near beach with golf cart, 4 kayaks, paddle board sleeps12

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2 min walk to beach wi fi, free calls to USA, Can

My facebook page is tyman fishing and website is tymanfishing.com I carry my guest on boat charters for discounted prices. Western View Cottage is a one minute walk to the beautiful 2 mile and a half mile long beach and crystal turquoise waters. This cottage is 1700 sq feet which is fully air condition with three bedrooms (1 king,2 queen, 1 full and 2 twin size beds and bunk beds and also a queen blow up bed.) and two full baths, full kitchen, living room, laundry and computer room with wi fi Internet and magic jack for free phone calls to the USA and Canada. There is cable TV in the three bedrooms and living room. The back yard has a picnic table and a BBQ grill where you can cook all your fresh caught lobster or fish! This cottage also comes with a FREE 4 Seater Golf Cart and 4 ocean kayak, 1 paddle board so you can enjoy the relaxed island life! I'm sure you will enjoy this wonderful spacious cottage.

Home Description

Western View Cottage located on 32nd street, last street on Spanish Wells, west end of the island. Three bed, two bath sleeps 10-12 people. Just a minute walk to the mile and a half white sandy beach with crystal clear water. Watch the beautiful sun sets.

Island Description

Spanish Wells is very safe island. The island has a beautiful 2 mile long white beach on the north side of the island. Short walk to shopping and dining. Lobster fishing is the main industry on the island. You will find three churches on the island and 4 bars. A bike ride around the island will be about four miles. It is a peaceful place to get away from city life and enjoy island living. You can relax all day at the beach and soak up the sun or swim in the warm crystal clear water. If you are more adventurous it is a lot of other things you can do, I have my own charter fishing boat called ty-manfishing, I do deep sea fishing, bottom fishing, touring islands, swimming and feeding the pigs, swimming with turtles, eleuthera touring, shelling, blue hole diving, cliff diving, fun tubing,etc. A local fast ferry the bohengy stops each day with connections to Harbor Island and Nassau.. If you like any kind of fishing this is the place to come. Spanish Wells is the Lobster fishing capital in the Bahamas.

Transportation

The island is easy to get to with daily air service to North Eleuthera from Ft. Lauderdale, Miami or Nassau, Bahamas airports. Flight time is approx. 1 hour. The airport is serviced by continental express turbo(silver air) prop service with 19 and 30 passenger aircraft, and American Eagle . A cab cost about 25 dollars to pick up the local water taxi, which is about 8 dollars per person. Arrangements can also be made with Pinder's Taxi who will do both land and water taxi for 15 dollars a person. The water Taxi will bring you to St. Georges Cay where the western View Cottage is located and the community is called Spanish Wells. A great place for relaxing and enjoying the Bahamas!

Other Activities: Boating, Rock climbing, Basket ball court, shopping, Kayaking, Reef Diving, Cliff Diving, Bone fishing, Cave exploring, Snorkeling, Deep sea fishing.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About The Owner

My name is Tyson Newbold born and lived in Spanish Wells my whole life. Married for 25 years to April Newbold and have two daughters named alexis and Breanna both are married. Been fishing on the waters here for 33 years. Have my own fishing charter boat. My facebook page is tyman fishing. My web site is tymanfishing.com

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2006

Why The Owner chose Spanish Wells

My guest that rent from me I give them a discount on my boat charters for ocean fishing, bottom fishing, island touring, swimming with pigs and turtles, snorkeling ship wreck and reef, scuba diving, spearing fish and lobsters, shelling for sand dollars, conchs, etc, eleuthera touring caves, blue hole diving, glass window bridge, queens bath, etc.

What makes this cottage unique

Free calling to the USA and Canada, great wi fi . Comes with a free 4 seater gas golf cart ( $250 dollar value)

Guestbook comments from the owner

A month in Spanish Wells

Guest: Hilary (Ottawa, Canada)

Date of Stay: 01/05/12 Review Submitted: 01/31/12



I don't know if I like all these good reviews of Western View Cottage, as then it will become too popular and will be hard for us to rent again!! All of the above reviews are very true. We are just leaving after spending a month in this house and we were welcomed with the same delicious lobster dinner, and ride from the ferry, and we also had a great afternoon out with Tyson on his fishing boat. April made us a lovely banana cake as well as the lobster dinner, and we always felt very welcome and comfortable here. There were four of us here, all retirees, and Tyson and April call us "the Golden Girls"!! The house is literally only minutes from the beach shown in the photographs and we usually had it all to ourselves. Having the free golf cart and kayaks are a huge bonus, as we have been able to go wherever we wanted. The house was very comfortable and spacious, and is an excellent deal. Being able to made free phone calls to Canada was the absolutel best, as we all have families back home that we missed. The people of Spanish Wells are extremely friendly and everyone waves to you as you pass by. We tried to get to know them better and went to the Bingo night and the Karaoke which is held on a Saturday night. Many people insisted we come back the following week - so we did - and it was even more fun than the first time! We made friends with many of the neighbours on our quiet street, getting to know them and their pets, and came home one day and found some freshly picked tomatoes waiting for us on the doorstep! We also regularly visited a local fisherman who sits on a nearby wharf every day and he made us the best Conch salad we have ever tasted! Tyson took us on a great tour of Eleuthera one day, showing us all the famous spots like the Queen's Baths and some of the fancy new resorts. The day we went out on his fishing boat we caught four fish and he filleted the huge grouper right on the boat. We had it for dinner that night! We only ate out once or twice, but the food at the little restaurant on the wharf, is very good. We also had the opportunity to visit the island's museum one morning and hear about the fascinating history of the people of Spanish Wells and see all the photos and artifacts in an original house. We are sad to leave such a peaceful, friendly and beautiful island, and all its people.but hope to return very, very soon.
Jan 2012
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Amenities

Spanish Wells Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf Cart
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Western View Cottage near beach with golf cart, 4 kayaks, paddle board sleeps12
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
Kansas City
5

Bahamas' best kept secret with exceptional hosts

  • 5 of 5

We found our way from Kansas City on this beautiful island by recommendation of a friend of my husband. As an experienced, well-traveled VRBO host, I am beyond grateful that we picked Western View and stayed with April and Tyson for Thanksgiving. I wholeheartedly claim this experience to be the best nine days of our lives.

Spanish Wells will simply mesmerize you in with its wide, flat, soft-bottomed pink sand beaches nestled along a mixture of palms, pine trees and other tropical foliage. The dramatic tidal change at night lends to unforgettable sunsets in a romantic peaceful atmosphere. No wonder these mile long emerald waters have long been treasured by ancient sailors, painters, poets, and romantics. The warm hospitality of the locals who will wave as you pass by immediately lures you in to dream of becoming a Bahamian.

The photos of the house really do not do it justice. We entered a clean, crisp, spacious house with all the amenities one would possibly need and more: fully equipped kitchen, incredibly large bedrooms and bathrooms, beds that slept like a dream, backyard patio with local fruits where we picked our bananas for our breakfasts and all the gear sure to satisfy any beach lover's cravings (kayaks, paddle boards, tubes, chairs etc). Throughout our stay, April and Tyson could have not been more attentive, courteous, gracious and welcoming. ... I can describe their hospitality style as friendly but not intrusive filled with lots of smiles, caring and willing to share all of the secret spots of the island.

Our souls relaxed and our senses were heightened by the plethora of smells, sights and sounds of this island. We are forever thankful to our hosts who graciously shared their space and let us make this vivid colorful dream come true.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Catawba, NC
5

Wonderful Home with Wonderful Hosts

  • 5 of 5

The house is incredible and has everything you need to enjoy Spanish Wells. Tyson & April were great to answer questions and had everything set up for us including our taxi to and from the airport. They even had dinner waiting for us when we arrived. We could not have asked for anything more. We loved using the kayak to go explore the small island across from Spanish Wells and even made a goat friend. It was a blast! If eating around the island, we highly recommend Wreckers, the Sandbar on Russell Island, and the Anchor Snack Shop.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

The House is well maintained and very comfortable. The owner made shure we were set up for travel to and from Spanish Wells.

We would stay here next time. Thanks for an enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

In a nutshell paradise! The island is quiet and beautiful. The beaches look like postcards!

  • 5 of 5

Our home was lovely and had all the amenities one needs for a wonderful vacation. It truly is a home away from home. The rooms are large including the kitchen and the appliances were up to date. The golf cart makes it easy to get around the island and the islanders are so friendly. Our host was extremely helpful in arranging our transportation to and from the airport. They also arranged a wonderful fishing trip for my son. He caught so many lobsters while spearfishing we took some back home!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spanish Wells Western View

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent 3 nights in Spanish Wells at the Western View Cottage. What a delight!

April & Tyson made everything flawless for our visit. The house is beautiful and had absolutely everything you need to be comfortable. We greatly appreciated the spices & sauces in the kitchen for preparing our fish. We are really glad we went out bottom fishing with the the Newbolds and then had food for every meal during our visit! They are a wealth of knowledge about Spanish Wells and fun to be on the boat with. The house offers kayaks, sups, bikes and a golf cart. Having all of these amenities allowed us to see and enjoy the island in a number of fun and interesting ways. They coordinated our arrival from N.Eluethra to the island via cab, ferry & golf cart- totally smooth. It made it all so easy! Thank you! We hope to return some day to the peaceful island and would love to rent & fish with April & Tyson again!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Amazing island, creation and the warmest, most generous people you'll ever meet.

  • 5 of 5

Spent 4 days at Western View. My husband and I and our adult daughter and her husband did a fishing charter one day and snorkeling charter another day with the owners, Tyson and April Newbold. Very fast response, thorough, efficient and knowledgeable help with all aspects of reservation, transportation, island history, fishing, reefs, water safety, etc.

Both have lived on Spanish Wells their entire lives. Personally customize activities to your vacation wishes. One of our best vacations ever as they made it so special!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Western View Cottage
Nearest Point of Interest
Snack Bar
Nearest Point of Interest
Gospel Chapel
Nearest Point of Interest
Papa Scoops Ice Cream
Nearest Point of Interest
Food Store, Royal Bank of Canada

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $95

If you cancel you can change for another time only . Over 6 guests its a one time fee of $50 per person

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.

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