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Stunning Beach Front Home on Private Windermere Island.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Your Caribbean vacation home awaits on you on a private, secluded stretch of white sand. Located on Windermere Island, off the main island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

Sea Shell House is a beautiful three bedroom, three bath home with it's own pool and pool house, private beach access to stunning secluded beaches and our own shaded beach hut. Each of Sea Shell House's three bedrooms has its own bath. Two bedrooms are furnished with king size beds; the third bedroom has two twin beds and the pool house is furnished with single trundle bed and full bath.

Guests of Sea Shell House will also have use of the exclusive Windermere Club which includes fine dining, a swimming pool and tennis courts are available for your use.

Daily morning maid service is included on week days and shopping and delivering of food can be requested at an additional charge.

If your idea of a luxury vacation is to relax in a tropical island home, away from the crowds and off the beaten path, then you've found your vacation destination.

When you are finished relaxing, adventure is right out the door. The island is a playground for snorkeling, fishing, boating, kayaking, exploring and much more.

Our Atlantic beach offers calm waters with live reefs just offshore. Savannah Sound is a shallow protected bay with world class bonefish flats, secluded beaches and excellent snorkeling.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2017

Why The Owner chose Caribbean

It's amazing. I can provide you with a link to a video if you are interested.


The Bahamas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Stunning Beach Front Home on Private Windermere Island.
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Sea Shell is a Jewel in the Crown

  • 5 of 5

We've now stayed at 4 places in Eleuthera, and looked at 5 or 6 more in person, and Sea Shell is one of our favorites. We weren't sure what Windermere Island would be like,--afraid it might feel cut off from Eleuthera proper, but that wasn't our experience at all. Yes, it was private, and we rarely saw other people on the beach, unlike at Twin Coves, for example, where we saw Spring Breakers as well as families and multiple couples. But it made going to Rock Sound (for the airport, groceries or the blue hole) & Tarpum Bay (for fresh fish) very easy. We especially loved the view from the decks and the living room. At night when we turned on the outside lights it was such a surprise to see the palm trees lit up. Dramatically beautiful!

And...that beach! I loved walking the short but beautiful path to the beach. It was so alluring we didn't go many other places. The tides varied widely, so at low tide the beach was extremely wide. We had many excellent beach days, always with wind to keep the bugs away. A few days the wind was a bit much, but that meant sunning by the protected pool or going exploring. We went to Lighthouse Beach one day, and that was staggeringly beautiful. Not fair to compare Lighthouse Beach to anything else, but it is a commitment. Sea Shell's beach is a magnificent second.

The house feels classic. First of all, it's clear that Sea Shell is lived in by real people. Things make sense, and it's not a generic rental with minimal attention to detail.The single-story design makes getting around very easy. Every room feels nearby but the bedroom layout affords lots of privacy. The master bedroom was extremely comfortable. Two of the bedrooms are accessed only from the outside, making them removed enough from the others for quiet, but not remote. We cooked up a storm in the kitchen, which, while not new, was well appointed with everything we needed. (This has not been the case everywhere!) There are at least 3 outside patio areas facing the Atlantic, plus the pool area, so it's easy to take advantage of outdoor living.

Housekeeper Beryl generously waited for our arrival, later than we expected, and graciously answered any questions we had, and gave us the space we requested--we were happy to take care of ourselves. The owners were very easy to deal with--not a lot of fuss, and very straightforward and friendly.

All in all, Sea Shell worked very well for us, and everyone in our group would be happy to return there!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Stephen. We enjoyed having you!
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Boulder, CO

Sea Shell House was lovely

  • 5 of 5

Sea Shell House was so lovely. The home is wonderfully stocked and the caretaker, Beryl, so helpful and kind. Very comfy beds, very nice furnishings and a wonderful pool that our four-year-old loved. The third bedroom is detached so is nice for older kids or other family friends/family members. The beach access was so quick and easy and the beach gazebo a perfect cool lounging spot. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so thrilled you enjoyed your time at Sea Shell House! We look forward to having you back! Thank you!
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Greenwich, CT

Favorite Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely house with our four children over Spring Break. It was exactly as pictured in the photos - spacious, beautifully furnished and overlooking what we believe is the most beautiful beach there is. You have miles of white sand and turquoise water, all to yourselves. The property was well maintained with plenty of relaxing spots whether by the pool, on the terrace or gazebo by the beach. The layout of the house was great with adjoining bath rooms for all the bedrooms. The housekeeper was very attentive to our needs and the owners were very responsive to any questions we had. We would highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Colleen! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your time on Windermere Island. We loved having you there.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Governors Harbor, Eleuthera
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Queens Highway
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

The Bahamas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Feb 16 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Off Peak
Jun 1 2017 - Nov 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Ultra Peak
Nov 17 2017 - Feb 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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