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Jewelbox. A Beautifully Restored, Elegant, Family-friendly Town Rental.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

A Historically Reconstructed 3 Bed / 3 Bath Home In The Heart Of Dunmore Town

As seen in the September 2015 Issue of Coastal Living Magazine!

Located in the heart of historic Dunmore Town and recently restored, Jewelbox is one of Harbour Island’s original homes. Long abandoned when we found it, the original structure now looks much as it did when when built in the 1700’s and embodies all the old world charm one hopes for in an island home.

Open, airy and extremely comfortable Jewelbox is a delightful home away from home.

Jewelbox is a three bedroom, three bath home with a dining porch, lounging porch and garden, two queen bedrooms (with en suite bathrooms) and a twin bedroom (also with en suite bathroom). Down pillows, luxury linens, dining area for eight, wireless internet, cable, free long distance, AC throughout and a whole home stereo system. Daily housekeeping except for Sundays and holidays.

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Owner
Trish Becker Chinitz and Richard Chinitz
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Why Trish Becker Chinitz and Richard Chinitz chose Harbour Island

Long abandoned and left to fall apart, Jewelbox is just an ice cubes throw from our first rental cottage, Chatterbox, and watching it fall apart was heartbreaking. One of the island's original homes and a wonderful example of Bahamian architecture, we decided to take on the task of bringing Jewelbox back from the brink. It was worth it as the house is lovely!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Jewelbox. A Beautifully Restored, Elegant, Family-friendly Town Rental.
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Just came back from a beautiful week in Harbour Island and Jewelbox. The house is charming and gorgeous. My wife's sister from France met us and the separate courtyard bedroom was perfect for her and gave nice privacy for both of us. The furnishings and fixtures are to droll over and you can tell Trish gave a lot of thought to every item chosen. The house is really like new but oozing with charm and everything worked perfectly which is a real bonus when on vacation. Loved the indoor/outdoor sound system and dining on the covered patio.

We had a golf cart but because the house is located in town you can easily walk to everything including the beach.

Beach chairs and towels are easily at hand so that was a nice touch along with a few beach toys.

Thank you again Trish for having us at your little Jewel!!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Just had a wonderful holiday at the Jewelbox. It really is a gem of a house and even more charming in person. Great location on the island, too. Our family so enjoyed relaxing in a lovely 'home away from home' rather than staying in a hotel. We had everything we needed except maybe more time! Nice to find a special place that you want to come back to. Also, Trish is a fantastic and responsive host. Her other properties look pretty amazing too...

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautifully restored Bahamian home right in the middle of Dunmore town.

  • 5 of 5

Trish is an incredible host, we had a magnificent time staying in her beautiful place--beyond dreamy. Cant wait until next time!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jewelbox is an AMAZING property!!

  • 5 of 5

Jewelbox is a classic Bahamian house that has been beautifully remodeled to contain provide all the modern comforts while retaining its old charm. The location in Dunmore Town is convenient to both the bay and the beach as well as all the nearby amenities. The property is very well maintained and comes with all the little things that make a Harbour Island vacation even better. I cannot say enough good things about Jewelbox and would stay again without question!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magical!

  • 5 of 5

Jewelbox is the perfect 3 bedroom, 3 bath cottage. It is proximate to amenities like the grocery store and deli, shopping, restaurants, bay and beach. The house has all the modern amenities with old school charm - beautiful wood floors, sound system, flat screen TV, nice sized back yard for entertaining and excellent air conditioning. The maid (Eartha) is prompt and polite, and the ownership is respectful and responsive. We enjoyed playing Ladder Golf on the beach and in the back yard. I would definitely recommend this beautiful home and can't wait to return. Thank you, Trish & Rich!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing time!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time staying at the Jewelbox while on Harbour island. The location of the house is perfect, the house is amazingly decorated and extremely comfortable in all regards. And Trish was an absolute pleasure to rent from. She was responsive, extremely friendly, and wonderful to work with. I highly recommend the Jewelbox for your stay on Harbour island... Thank you Trish!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
North Eleuthera (ELH)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Daddy D's
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Arthur's Bakery
Nearest Beach
0.33 Miles
Pink Sand Beach

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Rates & Availability

Dunmore Town House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Break 2017
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$600
$4,000
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2017/2018
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Spring Break 2018
Feb 24 2018 - Apr 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2018/2019
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
$4,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$580
$3,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

NO RENTALS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 25 WITHOUT AN ADULT/PARENT PRESENT.
Cancellation made greater than 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the rental is eligible for the deposit to be
refunded provided that another rental is secured. Cancellation within 8 weeks of the rental date forfeits the deposit.

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Amenities

Dunmore Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Three bathrooms each connected to their respective bedrooms. The 1st floor bathroom that connects to the twin bedroom (and also serves as the guest bathroom for visitors) is a shower. The upstairs master is a clawfoot tub with handheld shower and the rear queen bedroom is a shower/tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • two queen bedrooms, one upstairs in the main house, one in the rear cottage that is connected to the house through the sitting porch. One twin bedroom on the first floor of the main house. Has a little sitting/desk area
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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