6 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, Sleeps 14
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Minimum age of primary renter:20
Fun in the Rain
The property manager was more than helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
We had a great time at Goodwind House but, sadly for us the weather was not so cooperative. For the week we were there we only had two days of real sunshine and three days of outright rain. For that... the house was great. A place to play cards and have fun. The beach is beautiful and we loved the location. Our only real complaint is that the house could use a little "TLC" in terms of maintenance. We had a couple of minor roof leaks and some other minor issues.
An amazing property makes for an amazing vacation!
This property makes for a stand-out family vacation! My family and I first rented the main house and the boathouse two years ago, in anticipation of traveling in April. Those plans fell through but, Matt arranged for our deposit to be transferred to this year's rental. Within the past year, Delta added a direct flight from Atlanta to North Eleuthera Airport - perfect! Our group consisted of 7 adults and 5 children (ages 3 to 16). The bedroom arrangements easily met our needs in terms of space and privacy; they are situated on one side of the screened in patio area, across from the main living area. The bedrooms are nicely decorated and the beds were incredibly comfortable with lovely linens! Speaking of linens, (and towels, and beach towels) - they are available in copious amounts and can be found in the closet located in the laundry room. Psssttt... in the downstairs bathroom of the main house, there is a storage space off of the shower - check in there for wonderful beach toys - such a treat! The main living area of the house is perfectly set up for family gatherings - large and open. The kitchen is abundantly appointed; lots of cooking pots and pans, grilling utensils, dishes, glasses, silverware, and spices. There is a plethora of books and games and the television/dvd are easy to operate, as is setting up the wifi on your electronics. The patio area has several lounge and beach chairs which makes for lovely sunbathing when you don't want to be covered in sand. Sand...this beach is supremely beautiful and the sand unlike any we've seen anywhere else. The walk to the beach from the house is short - 1 to 2 minutes. Along that walk, you'll find the sea kayaks and several boogie boards which add such fun to the beach. Heads up - this house is on the Atlantic side of the island so it can be wavy. Matt and Tara of the rental agency are extremely responsive to questions and concerns and had excellent suggestions to make our stay more enjoyable. There truly was not one thing that we needed or wanted from this property to make our vacation better!
NOTE: The distance from the house to beach is just 30 yards, less than a one minute walk.
Goodwind house is located near Governors Harbour on the historic Banks Road, the premier location on Eleuthera, famous for its grand estates. The Beach House restaurant and bar is located close by, and Tippy’s famous beachside restaurant is a mile away (you can also walk the beach to get there). Both offer fine dining and live entertainment. The town of Governors Harbour, a mile away, has a charming collection of 19th century homes and churches overlooking its historic harbor. The recently restored Haynes Library, which dates from 1897, hosts a weekly coffee hour for foreign residents and tourists. Governors Harbour has grocery stores, restaurants, Governors Harbour has grocery stores, restaurants, liquor stores, two banks with ATMs, a bakery, gift shops, a dive shop, and a medical clinic. Friday Night Fish Fry in Governors Harbour is a street/beach party that brings together all the tourists and locals with food, drink, and dancing in the street.
Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing