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Oceanfront Glass House on Private Deserted Pink Sand Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Central Eleuthera House Rental Photos and Description

House- 2 bed,2 bath,complete kitchen,outdoor shower,washer/dryer.

Bonefish Barbis Beach Bungalow Beachhouse is an oceanfront vacation rental located in Eleuthera, Bahamas (Fodor's Travel Guide said that Eleuthera is one of the most beautiful Bahamian islands).

This modern two bedroom/two bath house sits atop a bluff directly on the ocean with a panoramic view of a horizon full of whitecaps generated by nearby offshore reefs. Many of these reefs are within swimming distance in shallow waters. The house is surrounded by flowers, especially an assortment of different colors of bourganvillas. The beach in front of the house is virtually deserted and you can walk for miles either way on beautiful white/pink powder soft sand-- you probably wont see another person.

WE NOW HAVE WI-FI !

See the website of the house below under 'Additional Web Information' for photographs and an accurate picture.

Keywords: House

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

Owner
Barbi Dickison
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Glass House on Private Deserted Pink Sand Beach
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
5

What a beautiful peaceful place to stay !!

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to thank Barbi for letting my husband and I enjoy her island of paradise! Pictures can't even explain how beautiful this island is ! The house was awesome !! The new glowing countertop is spectacular !! The house is furnished very well ! When they say beach towels they mean lots of beach towels ! Barbi has everything you need there and more ! We stayed a week and we are coming back real soon! We brought a soft sided cooler full of frozen food and lots of snacks . We shopped at the grocery stores for milk , eggs , bread , soda , lettuce. We seen one couple walking on our beach the whole week we were there but we had the beach to ourselves the entire time ! We bought the beach book of Eleuthera and explored some of the beaches lighthouse beach is a must see ! And when they say don't take a car don't !!! It is a long 3 miles that you will ever drive , go slow take your time because when you get there it is soooo worth it ! Breathtaking ! we had that beach to ourselves as well !! We also went to harbour island for the day it is beautiful there also ! But we really enjoyed the nice decks at Barbis and just laying on our own beach ! Barbi was very quick and super helpful to make reservations with ! My husband and I have been telling everyone about this place and we enjoyed it so much we will be coming back and staying at Barbis ! I don't think you have to worry about forgetting something cause Barbi has thought about it all ! We had no problems at all with tv, satellite , Internet , ac, water, everything worked great ! We had a few days of rain on and off but when your at the beach who cares if it's raining! We rented a car from big daddy's and the car was great the service was great ! The people on this island were very nice and friendly ! We did venture over to the Caribbean side one day and the water was very calm very pretty but without the breeze bug bites ! We never had any bug problems at Barbis at all ! And we even brought bug spray but never used it ! We didn't go to eat anywhere that will be the next trip ! We did drive and explore lots of places and will try them when we come back without as much food ! We brought so much good with us we even left some unopened stuff in the refrigerator because we had to much food ! I highly recommend this island of paradise ! Thank you so much Barbi for sharing your piece of paradise with us we really enjoyed it and we will be back !!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Welcome to Eleuthera and Bonefish Barbis- so glad you came and we will welcome you back-- The out islands are not for everyone as I make sure I tell everyone- but this time I can tell Eleuthera and my house was just right for you! Thank you for such a nice review- I appreciate it! Barbi
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5

Great spot and very attentive owner

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed 4 nights at this house and then moved to another property for our last 3 nights in Eleuthera. We should have stayed put! The beach is gorgeous, Barbi answered every single question almost immediately and thoroughly, beds are comfortable, etc etc etc. The snorkeling was great right in front of the house, but you need to catch it at low tide and on a calm day. We had no problem with TV or internet while we were there. She supplies snorkeling gear, ice chests, beach chairs and bags so you can explore from one end of the island to the other without having to pack very much. The only suggestion I would make is to build a private outdoor shower complete with hot water. Then I might come back and never leave!

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

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. The house is very spacious and could accommodate two small families or couples very nicely. The outdoor shower was a huge hit. The bedrooms are on opposite ends of the house giving privacy if needed. The view from the deck area is amazing, we spent many hours just relaxing on the patio. All the appliances and items in the house worked well. We brought our two children (2,8) and they had a great time exploring and looking for Crabs and Geckos. The snorkeling was perfect for beginners or children with many easy entry points. The sea life was great and we saw a wide variety of beautiful fish right in front of the property. Our 8 year old is still talking about the things he saw while snorkling. We did explore many other beaches and like previous renters have stated the beach out front is great and you will come to the realization that you have one of the best at your door step. It was fun exploring the other beaches and highly recommend Light House Beach. Leave early in the day, it takes some time to get down to the beach. We did go fishing with Captain Z on his charter and really enjoyed his character and the great experience he gave us. There is obviously a cost to the fishing charter, but we did have fish dinner for 4 nights with the catch. We didn't eat out much since we had young children, but did see many appealing options while driving the island. Many establishments don't take credit cards, so make sure you have ample cash upon arrival. Overall we loved the island. If you are looking for a less crowded, less commercialized piece of paradise this is the place for you. Internet service worked about 60% of the time on and off, but we only used it for occasional email correspondence. Barbi was very informative and prompt on any correspondence we had, she was a pleasure to work with. Byron the caretaker rents very reliable vehicles and we have no complaints. You need a vehicle. I had to reach out to him twice and he answered on the first ring, very good service. Great experience, thanks for letting us enjoy your home.

The Balkins

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much JIm!! So happy your family loved it- you are welcome back anytime!! barbi
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Ottawa, Canada
5

well appointed home with spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely house with a wall of patio doors providing a stunning view. The listing description is accurate and the photos simply don't do justice to the beauty of the overall location - the wrap-around porch and panoramic view was breathtaking. The property was clean and well-maintained. All appliances were quite new and worked well. The road is paved all the way to the house. The outdoor shower was also a very nice touch.

We travelled with our two children - 6 and a half and 9 - and found the place to be suitable for children, with plenty of spots to safely introduce them to the ocean. The beach out front had everything: swimming, nice pink sand, waves (sometimes), fantastic snorkeling, lots of wildlife - the kids loved it.

The property is very conveniently located and we were able to visit both the north and south of the island with ease. There were dozens of beaches on both the Atlantic and Caribbean and restaurants within 20min. drive. Our kid-friendly favorites were Airport Beach (by the house), Alabaster Beach, Twin Sisters Beach, Gaulding Cay. Nearby towns include Governor's Harbour, James Cistern, Alicetown, Rainbow Bay, Gregorytown - all were very friendly and safe.

We would gladly recommend Bonefish Barbi's to anyone except people with serious mobility issues - there is a set of 30 or so steps down to the beach immediately off the back of the house - and it exceeded our expectations. The owner was extremely helpful and responsive, and the welcome package was jammed full of useful and detailed information that we used extensively during our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unparalleled Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to Barbis for our 25th anniversary. Many nice updates to the house since our last visit 5 years prior. New bathrooms, furniture etc.

We can't say enough good things about the location, the view, the privacy, and most of all Barbi. She's great to deal with and the rental package details things nicely.

It rained 5 of the 7 days we were here and we didn't even care. This place is AWESOME!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gem in the Bahamas

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we walked in, Wow, all you see is the ocean. Great house, very clean, decorated so cute and everything you need. Outside is all deck in three levels all the way to the ocean. First time in the Bahamas, very happy with our stay at Bone fish Barbi

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Fish Frys
Conch Fritters
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
governors harbour
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended

Beautiful deserted beaches - you can walk for miles either north or south and probably never see soul.. Powder soft white/pink sand - snorkeling is amazing right in front of my house. Very quiet and relaxing. Privacy everywhere- no houses near our house - probably 5 acres on each side of vegetation.

Rates & Availability

Central Eleuthera House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $14 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

100.00 discount for paying by check-1700.00 per week for 2. PLEASE NOTE- VRBO/HOMEAWAY- has recently added a service charge on top of the fee that i also have to charge for using their online booking service-- Be aware that this is the most expensive option to rent my house-not trying to discourage anyone but i cant even quote what the fee is on top of what i quote on my site for online booking.. Paying by check is the cheapest option.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Central Eleuthera House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 queen beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) 3 queen aerobeds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Bedrooms are on opposite ends of house for privacy, each bedroom has a Queen size bed and its own private bathroom, TV with satelite dish and 900 channels, DVD player with DVD classics, Gas BBQ Grill great for Fresh Grouper, Art books, Classical literature, Fully airconditioned, Beach towels provided, Two additional queen size aero beds for extra beds

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