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

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 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.

More Details

Trish Becker Chinitz and Richard Chinitz
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 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!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family, husband and two teenage boys, and I had a wonderful stay in Jewelbox. The house is truly lovely and well situated. Restaurants, grocery stores and boutiques are a short walk and the beach is a quick ride in a golf cart. The bedrooms are beautiful and very comfortable. I loved hearing the rustling of the palms and waking to the roosters crowing! Trish was a great host - attentive and very informative.
Apr 2017
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Dunmore Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Jewelbox. A Beautifully Restored, Elegant, Family-friendly Town Rental.
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 44 reviews

Amazing stay.

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in a number of houses on harbour island and I would have to say that the jewel box Is one of my favorites. Trish's attention to detail makes all the difference. Centrally located, extremely comfortable and beautifully decorated... All gorgous. Thanks and we will defiantly be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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JEWELBOX is a hidden jewel of HI

  • 5 of 5

There is no doubt that Jewelbox is a hidden jewel on Harbour Island. 3 bedroom/3 bath in the heart of town. Walks away from a delicious bakery and the most ADORABLE boutique next door (dangerous if you're a shopaholic and LOVE embroidered dresses) not to mention they carry Trish Beckers beautiful jewelry. This place is the perfect family getaway for all ages. Sleep upstairs and send the kids to the cabana and in the downstairs bedroom or steal the cabana and have your own little bungalow and give the kids the house. Matouk linens, iphone plugs to jam to music, and beautiful decor. This house is a stunner and if I could have taken it home with me I would have. This place is equipped with everything you would think you would need for the Bahamas and more. Wifi was excellent. Plus a great cleaning service that came by daily! THANK YOU TRISH! xo

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We had a LOVELY stay at the Jewel Box! It is a very charming home with a very cool, well decorated Bahimian style. It was very comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay.

Added bonus, it is right next door to the cutest shop, the Blue Rooster and two down from the Piggly Wiggly!

Th owner, Trish Becker Chinitz was so lovely and provided a great list of things to do in Harbor Island.

We would definitely stay at Jewel Box again!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aspen, Colorado

Charming Beach Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Darling beach cottage located right in the center of town. The restoration Trish did is fantastic and the location can't be beat. We were able to walk to coffee and boutiques. Trish provided great recommendations and I agree, the short boat ride to Ocean Tally is worth it! Trish was prompt in answering any questions we had prior to our arrival and help solve any issue we had while on the island. We did have a mosquito problem in the backyard, which made it impossible to use the dining porch. Don't miss out on the avocado toast or iced coffee at Bahama Coffee Roasters. Dake's shop is just around the corner, he has great clothing and accessories. I'm still thinking about the ricotta hotcakes at The Landing and wouldn't mind a lobster quesadilla from Sip Sip either.

I also recommend a boat charter. We hired Underwood Charters 242.470.8671, Byron and Theron were fantastic! We had our two children 13 and 9 with us, they definitely think our day on the water was the most memorable day. We visited the swimming pigs in Spanish Wells, pulled the boat right up to a sandbar that was filled with sand dollars, went snorkeling and caught a ton of fish.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Absolutely beautiful. A very comfortable stay.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, in a great location.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Barbara, California

Truly a jewelbox, on one of the most lovely islands in the Caribbean

  • 5 of 5

My mom, cousins and I had a wonderful stay at the Jewelbox. The property was just as lovely as presented online, designed as a sanctuary in the center of the friendly town of Dunmore. Every detail in the home shows thought and careful consideration and there is beauty wherever you look. The house includes two phone lines for free calls to the Bahamas and the US., wireless internet, a nespresso with frother and fully stocked kitchen with countertop space for cooking. There is a grocery store and a deli right next to the property, a breakfast bakery a block away and one can either walk or, if carrying beach chairs and additional beach supplies, take a golf cart to the world famous pink sand beach. Trish was responsive and very helpful with advice on things to do, who to contact for golf cart rental, even where to go for a cup of coffee in the am. We highly recommend this property and the dedication and customer care of the owner, Trish.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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


Rates & Availability

Dunmore Town House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Christmas/New Year 2017/2018
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Feb 24 2018 - Apr 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year 2018/2019
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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