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Touchstone's Cottage on Beachside - Tropical 1 Acre Property

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Crisp, bright, spacious cottage on enormous tropical garden, steps from the world-class pink sand beach. Full kitchen, large, cozy living room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Relax on the patio overlooking the expansive property. Feels like home away from home with all of the amenities you might need, like high-speed internet, cable TV, microwave, and backup generator available (just in case). High ceilings with beautiful local Bahamian art. Spotless. Well cared for by Global Services's concierge managers and staff.

Keywords: bright, spacious, cottage, tropical, garden, beach, magical decor,2 bedrooms, 2 baths,high ceilings, full kitchen, spacious living room, outside patio, air conditioned bedrooms, art ,internet, boogie boards, beach furniture, backup generator,cable tv,

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2017


Dunmore Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), (2) Twin or Single Beds
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
This property comes with a manager concierge service provided by Mark and Rachel with Global Services. These wonderful people will take care of you from A to Z. Laundry services are provided through them at a separate fee and any additional info you might need.


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Touchstone's Cottage on Beachside - Tropical 1 Acre Property
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews
Farmington, KY

Tropical Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect for my husband and I. We would love to come back and stay in the main house on the property, as it is even closer to the beach and has more outdoor spaces. The only negative was the ginormous construction going on in front of the cottage. We were really a little bummed when we got there and saw this but it turned out to not be a problem. We were gone all day while they were working and then the crew was leaving about the time we would come in to start getting ready for dinner. The cottage was well equiped and we had the beach all to ourselves. Mark was very helpful and efficient getting us into the cottage and getting our cart delivered and then helping us get off property. Can't wait to come back and rent both the main house and cottage with our family!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property was clean, spacious and in great shape.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at touchstone cottage for a wedding but were their for the whole week. Our stay was great! The place was in great condition and stocked with all the needed things for a great beach week:cooler, beach chairs, towels etc. Beach was a quick walk or golf cart ride away. Highly recommend the place and Harbour Island in general for a vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place - would recommend to anyone!

  • 5 of 5

This charming cottage sits on a private and large plot of land, surrounded by beautiful palm trees and other plants. Everything we needed was taken care of - the owners were most helpful at every step of the way, from the moment I enquired through to after we left. We had a golf buggie waiting for us, which is a really fun way to see the island, and - like the owners of this cottage - the island is full of friendly and helpful people. A most gorgeous beach is close enough that you can hear the waves at night. I've never returned to the same place twice for vacation but I would most certainly return to this little slice of paradise, and I'd recommend staying here to anyone!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful oasis on Harbour Island

  • 5 of 5

We thought Touchstone Cottage was a great value as far as Harbour Island goes. There is only one house and a short, lovely walk between this adorable cottage and the most beautiful, isolated beach with snorkeling right offshore. All we had to do was put on our masks and swim out to the prettiest coral, fish, and underwater rock formations I've ever seen.

The cottage itself is lovely, and larger than it appears in the photos. It is well laid out, with two beds and baths that are a mirror image of each other and offer good privacy, and a nice open kitchen/dining/living area that allowed us to spend lots of family/friend time together. There is a wall of french doors that runs the entire length of the public space, so you can look out onto the lovely, spacious grounds where coconut palms, frangipani, ginger and other tropical trees grow. We had hummingbirds come up to the flowers just outside - and didn't even have to stand up to get a good look - we could see them right from where we were sitting at the kitchen island.

I personally loved the decor of the cottage - it has lots of white that gives it a clean, modern feel, balanced with bleached wood planks on the ceiling and art/decor that give it coziness and warmth. The entire place - cottage, house, grounds - is brimming with personality!

Mark and Rachel, the property managers, were always available and super friendly.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage with plenty of space with beach at your doorstep!

  • 5 of 5

This place was a fabulous beach cottage only a few steps from what I think is the best part of the famous pink sands beach front. Plenty of room and air conditioner was already on when we arrived which was refreshing. Mark and Rachel were really hospitable too, thank you!! Will definitely recommend and hopefully return soon myself!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time on Harbour Island and the Touchstone Cottage was the perfect place for us to stay. The cottage is clean, lovely, has high ceilings, and is quite large. It is a stones throw from the most beautiful beach and water I have ever seen, which we often had all to ourselves. The grounds surrounding the cottage are lush and it is very private, quiet, and peaceful. I would highly recommend the Touchstone Cottage for anyone looking for a place to stay on Harbour Island.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
North Eleuthera Airport


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $185
Pet Fee $185
Damage Deposit $500

The standard is a Saturday to Saturday rental, please inquire if you wish to rent otherwise.
Additional services are provided by property/concierge managers Mark and Rachel Ricks with Global Services Bahamas.

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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