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Sunsets and Shimmering Moons! A Minute Walk to Swim in World Famous Ocean Hole!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

This beautiful home offers all the luxuries and comforts of a hotel, with the peace, privacy and tranquility of a deserted island. This 2 BR 2 BA offers an en suite Master Bedroom with queen bed. Open concept living space. Large dining table seats 6. Fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Out door space included a large porch where you can sit to enjoy your meals whole watching the sunrise and sunset over the beautiful Rock Sound Harbour.

OCEAN HOLE. The world famous Ocean Hole is a one minute walk from thehouse. This blue hole provides a one-of-a-kind swimming experience, leaving you with the feeling of a deep tissue massage. Aahhh yes, you're very own Spa! The ocean hole also has excellent cliff jumping with varying cliff heights depending on your appetite for a thrill. Also within walking distance is the BOILING HOLE CAVE. Feeling adventurous, explore Boiling Hole Cave, than take a swim in the calm Harbour near by!

The town of Rock Sound, a 10 to 15 minute walk or one minute drive from the house, is home to the best supermarket on the island and several excellent restaurants.

More Details

Property Manager
Teri Bonnette
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 1, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Rock Sound International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Papa Site
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Queens Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
White Orchids Waterfront Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
North Side Beach
Car: necessary

Amenities

Rock Sound House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Large Garden Tub. Stand alone shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , En suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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(3 traveler reviews)

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Sunsets and Shimmering Moons! A Minute Walk to Swim in World Famous Ocean Hole!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
4

A good place in South Eleuthera.

  • 4 of 5

The property was well situated and clean. It seemed exactly the way it was described. It was clean and well maintained and the housekeeper was amazing. She went beyond what she needed to do to help us on the night of our arrival.

There was only one problem. The water pressure was almost non existent in the shower and because of this it took forever for the washer to fill. It was almost impossible to take a shower! I would recommend the owners have better outdoor furniture. Since there were only 2 of us the tiny table with 2 chairs was plenty, but for a bigger group I think they need to provide something better.

Because I was there for a summit at the Island School I did not eat out. We did attend the Homecoming Celebration and have some great conch fritters and rum.

I liked the proximity to a great grocery store and bank.

Having never ben to the Eleuthera Islands it was a treat. I highly recommend to get a recommendation for the car rental from the rental agency. The person we were

sent to was great. I also recommend getting a jeep if you would like to visit the lighthouse beach which might have been one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to.

I would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Valued Guest We appreciate that you chose Island Gem Hilltop House for your first visit to Eleuthera and delighted that you found the home exactly as described and clean. Our goal is to provide a totally satisfying living experience, so we apologize for the water pressure which we have now corrected. We have also added additional seating to the outside. Thank you again for staying with us and we look forward to hosting your return. Warm regards Bonnette
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5

Great hill top property in quiet neighbouhood.

  • 5 of 5

Well kept hill top property with water views. I liked the large master bedroom with ensuite bath and fully equipped. Approximatley ten minute walk to beach, Ocean Hole, shops and restaurants. Located within walking distance of grounds where many of the public events in Rock ound are held. My family and I really enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that we were able to meet and exceed your expectations. We look forward to becoming your Home Away from Home!
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5

Total Relaxation with upgrades!

  • 5 of 5

We simply loved our stay at Island Gem... for starters from every room there the most beautiful view of turquoise waters. Having breakfast or a moonlight dinner on the verandah was another favorite. The beaches are absolutely breath taking and they are a very short walk from the house. We did rent a car, and that lead us to even more beautiful secluded beaches a short drive away, however. Terri and Gerald were most accommodating and made sure we were comfortable and well taken care of. The house had everything you would have at home and plus some! Not to mention it is a newer home. The kitchen area has all the upgrades, and was a great conversation area for friends and family! We highly recommend Island Gem and look forward to returning this summer 2015!

~The Barrett Family

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to making your next visit even more delightful.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.