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Amazing Views Screened Porch

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 nights

Description

Cat Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Great Value just 500 ft from the beach. Only 2 years old. Wonderful views, great sunsets, fully equipped, kayaks, bicycles, beach chairs..WIFI. All stainless appliances, 42 inch flat screen TV gets major US networks plus 2 Bahamian stations.

Gas Grill and propane supplied. Beautiful beach just 500 ft away down a private lane-way. R/O drinking water.

Cat Island is known for it's excellent fishing - both deep sea and bonefishing. For bonefishing, Bennett's Creek is a short kayak ride away or an easy walk, Orange Creek is only 15 minutes north for more bonefishing options. We can recommend various fishing guides.

Reverend Johnson will likely show up weekly offering produce for sale , Also our neighbour, Danny King who lives across the highway will often have vegetables for sale.

There are a number of small grocery stores located a short drive away for all your staples.

Cat Island offers the adventurous traveler opportunities to explore wild undeveloped Atlantic beaches, check out caves ,swim in blue holes and visit loyalist ruins.

A trip to the highest point in the Bahamas, the Hermitage, with its one man monastery, followed by cocktails and dinner at the beachside regatta site is well worth the drive

For Scuba divers, Shanna's Cove is about 20 minutes to the north whereas Greenwood is about 1.5 hours to the south.

A small reef is located 200 ft offshore in front of of our house and is easily accessible from the beach. We have snorkel equipment plus two kayaks for your use.

For flights to Cat island, Arthur's Town airport is a quick 10 minutes transfer.

For private pilots New Bight airport 40 minutes away has customs checkin available.

Currently, the only scheduled flights to Cat Island are via N|assau. You should allow a minimum of 3 hours connection time in Nassau. For flights returning to the US. customs is precleared in Nassau.

We strongly recommend SkyBahamas. SkyBahamas flies twice daily between Nassau and Cat Island serving both airports Arthur's Town being the closest - skybahamas.net.

Cat Island is a quiet island. There are no shopping malls ,casinos or large resorts.

Instead we have unspoiled beaches, crystal clear water and friendly people.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Paul Howard
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Amazing Views Screened Porch
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Perfect Relaxing Getaway! Terrific Owners

  • 5 of 5

First of all the property is entirely as described. Brand new, spotless, and well built. We are a family of four with 2 teenagers 18 and 15. It is very well located on Wilson's Bay which boasts a pristine white sand beach. Amazing crystal clear blue water with a reef to snorkel close to shore. We rarely saw anybody else on the beach. The owners Paul and Judy live in an adjacent property which gives you all of the local knowledge. Car rental? Not a problem. Want seafood, meat, groceries, beer, wine? They can direct you. Cat is a less populated island so this is extremely helpful. They genuinely want you to enjoy your stay. Amazing sunsets from the deck. Loved the screened in porch. We enjoyed using the kayaks and relaxing on the beach. We met a lot of the locals and ex-pats who welcomed us like old friends. Take your camera as there is lots to see and explore on the island. A memorable and fun vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Delightful! Fabulous house, location and landlords

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 12 days at Sunburst Cottage and had an amazing time. The home is brand new, extremely well-built, and outfitted with modern conveniences. The property description on vrbo and home away are spot on. It was the perfect home base for all of our needs. My husband bonefished every day and was able to take the kayak from the beach into the creek to his fishing spot. My son (3 years old) and I had great beach time on Wilson's Bay, a very short walk from the house. The beach is stunning. The water is crystal clear and the sand is a nice pinky white and perfect for building sandcastles. Wilson's Bay is great because it is a protected, shallow area with a reef just a little ways off shore. A quick swim or kayak paddle to snorkle on the reef. There was great exploring in the tide pools nearby and a great spot to look for shells. Paul and Judi were awesome landlords. It was so great to have them nearby to provide insight and assistance yet they were never intrusive. On a place like Cat Island it is really helpful to have insider's information as not everything is obvious to the newcomer--even for basic needs like the best place to get groceries or gas or even connecting to a rental car. We deeply appreciate all that Paul and Judi did to make our stay on Cat at the Sunburst Cottage a wonderful experience. We hope to be back soon! Thank you both!!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Delightful! Fabulous house, location and landlords.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 12 days at Sunburst Cottage and had an amazing time. The home is brand new, extremely well-built, and outfitted with modern conveniences. The property description on vrbo and home away are spot on. It was the perfect home base for all of our needs. My husband bonefished every day and was able to take the kayak from the beach into the creek to his fishing spot. My son (3 years old) and I had great beach time on Wilson's Bay, a very short walk from the house. The beach is stunning. The water is crystal clear and the sand is a nice pinky white and perfect for building sandcastles. Wilson's Bay is great because it is a protected, shallow area with a reef just a little ways off shore. A quick swim or kayak paddle to snorkle on the reef. There was great exploring in the tide pools nearby and a great spot to look for shells. Paul and Judi were awesome landlords. It was so great to have them nearby to provide insight and assistance yet they were never intrusive. On a place like Cat Island it is really helpful to have insider's information as not everything is obvious to the newcomer--even for basic needs like the best place to get groceries or gas or even connecting to a rental car. We deeply appreciate all that Paul and Judi did to make our stay on Cat at the Sunburst Cottage a wonderful experience. We hope to be back soon! Thank you both!!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7.4 Kilometres
Arthurstown
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Sammy T's
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Sammy T's
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Wilson Bay
Car: recommended

its all about the beach...500 ft away...great snorkeling and fishing out your front door

Rates & Availability

Cat Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

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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Amenities

Cat Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Bath - toilet , shower , Beautiful walkin shower
    Master ensuite - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - Includes full ensuite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Equal to master without ensuite
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

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