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New Luxury Water Front Cottage with Private Dock on Sea of Abaco

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, plus 2 Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 10

''Temara'', a newly (2010) beautifully constructed Cottage located on a high cliff overlooking the Sea of Abaco. Panaromic views from Treasure Cay in the North to Marsh Harbour in the south and beautiful sunsets. Private staircase to our sun and swim platform (fresh water shower) and the 100 foot deep water dock with 50 amp electricity and water, able to accommodate Sail as well as Power vessel. Fish cleaning station with running water, ice making machine 50 pounds, and a chest freezer to hold your catch.

Architect Timothy Neil designed the house with emphasis on water views and carefree living; a large lanai to enjoy the breezes and waterwiews from all the rooms. Spacious, fully equipped kitchen and a screened-in porch for outdors dining. The 4 bedrooms have adjacent bathroom and direct access to the covered deck. A built-in split central air condition system for comfort.

A 3 minute walk will take you to the Atlantic Ocean with a 5 mile long white sandy beach. The world's 3rd longest barrier reef within swimming distance.

We have 2 bicycles and 2 sit-on-top kayaks for getting around.

A ten minute walk along the beach will bring you to Nippers famous Bar and Beach Restaurant.

In case of power outage we have a small generator for emergency.

We have a new tennis court available, so don't forget your tennis rackets.

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Great Guana Cay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Private deep water dock with fresh water and electricity


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(17 traveler reviews)

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New Luxury Water Front Cottage with Private Dock on Sea of Abaco
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Perfect Waterfront Home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, well-maintained home with everything we needed for a perfect vacation. It basically has 3 master suites, with the 4th bedroom also having it's own bathroom right across the hall. The large, open living area, with the deck attached, makes for plenty of space for everyone. It's also very private with expansive views.

The dock is in excellent condition and kept our boat safe and easily accessible all week. We had fun jumping off the end of the dock, even at low tide, and snorkeling with stingrays and a wide variety of fish and other sea-life right there! At night the water would light up with thousands of little blue flashes and streaks from some sort of bio-luminescence. I don't know if this is seasonal, or if it's always there, but it was pretty cool.

There are no bicycles - apparently they've been gone for a couple years - but everything else was there and worked perfectly. The ice maker in the garage was a huge bonus for us.

I don't usually return to the same place for vacations, but I might have to make an exception for this beauty!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular Bayside Home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Temara twice. For certain, we will return. Bright, special, cozy. Spectacular views, great dock, perfect location. Wonderful veranda. Gina, the caretaker, is superfriendly and helpful. We love this house, you really feel like you are in a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Temara was wondweful!

  • 5 of 5

The house was well appointed with every amenity you would ever need. Can't wait to come back with more friends!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Temara House! It is a beautiful, spacious home and Gina was a tremendous help. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible property

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great location, great views - nothing but positive things to say about the vacation

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just perfect !

  • 5 of 5

We really loved the opportunity to stay in such a nice house ! So cozy, so beautiful, spacious, great views, outstanding dock, excellent location. We couldn't ask for a nicer home away from home.

Thank you !!! We will be back

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Robert Heimann
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, danish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 1, 2018

About Robert Heimann

Elisabeth and I have been sailing the Caribbean and the Bahamas for over 25 years. We often anchored at Great Guana Cay and when the time came to come ahsore we were not in doubt where we wanted to be. We feel lucky to be retired and able to spend most of the winter here. Summers are spent on Shelter Island, NY with the kids and grandkids.

Robert Heimann purchased this cottage in 2008


Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Marsh Harbour
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Grabbers Sunset Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Albury Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nippers Beach and Bar Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Local Beach
Car: not necessary

(30 minute ferry ride from Marsh Harbour)

Other Activities: Kayaking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning $200

From $2500/wk US Dollars
2011 rates;
high season: $3000.00 weekly, per extra day $500.00;
low season: $2500.00 weekly, per extra day $400.00;
High Season 3/1 to 8/15th + Thanksgiving and Christmas/New Year.;
10% Bahamian Government Tax is included in the rate.;
Dates Available: April through December

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.