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Brand New Beachfront Home w/Private Pool on Prestigious Banks Road Near Tippys

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 2,373 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms, 5 Baths, Beachfront with Pool

New Beachfront Home w/Private Pool, Banks Rd. Near Tippys

Welcome to Sandy Hill Beach House! Open the front doors to this newly constructed 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom beach house (which also has a 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest cottage) and you are greeted by breathtaking views of the turquoise and coral ocean filling the entire room!

We are located on the incredibly sought after Banks Road, a 3 minute drive from the beautiful and quaint town of Governors Harbour, where you will find everything from grocery stores, gas stations, coffee shops, liquor stores and restaurants which offer great views of picturesque Cupids Cay and the Caribbean. Here you can watch the fishermen bring in their daily catch or simply sit with a wine or coffee and watch the activity of this charming little village.

Sandy Hill is decorated in light neutral tones framed with antique wood beams, floor to ceiling custom antiqued wood, and white painted walls which bring the vibrant outdoor colours of the Caribbean to the inside. Floors throughout the home are covered in a beautiful sand coloured tumbled marble.

The main house is constructed in 3 pods each connected to the main living area by glass breezeways, allowing for quiet and privacy in the bedroom areas. The north and south pods (wings) of the house each contain a queen size bedroom with a TV, and a bunk room with a double bottom and single top bunk bed. Each of the two wings have a full bath, which the two bedrooms share. All bedrooms have large windows and sliding glass doors with incredible ocean views. They have high vaulted ceilings, ceiling fans, and closets with shelves for easy storage of clothes, and access to a covered porch area with table and chairs. One bathroom has a bathtub with shower and the other a full shower. Both bathrooms have custom made vanities and mirrors, and are bright and modern.

The central pod is the main area. It features partial high-vaulted ceilings constructed in wood, and offers a very cozy living space with wall-to-wall glass doors overlooking the ocean. The kitchen has a large island and bar stools and is fully equipped with all the necessities you will find at home. The dining table seats 10 comfortably and is strategically placed so all guests have an ocean view. The sitting room has cozy oversized sofa and chairs and wall TV. Soft carpeting gives a luxurious feel when relaxing in this area.

Above the living area is the upstairs master bedroom, which has a king size bed. The master features a balcony with panoramic views up and down the beach and a beautiful sunny en suite bathroom with large shower.

The laundry room with new stackable washer and dryer holds all laundry necessities. This room also has cabinets for storage, a bathroom area, and a built in wall safe with key or code entry for safe keeping of valuables.

The one bedroom guest cottage is located on the west side of the house, and features a queen bed and full bath with shower. It is available for an additional charge.

Sandy Hill Beach House’s large and magnificent outdoor area has a covered patio with a dining area and BBQ, also in tumbled marble continued from the interior, with steps down to a large custom-built cedar deck, comfortable sitting area with sofas, tables and lounges. This outdoor area is set on top of the dune with spectacular views of the ocean and pink sand beach below. A stunning infinity pool which appears to spilling down the sandy hill into the water below will keep you cool and refreshed. The pool is heated with a solar heating system.

Custom built wooden steps from the outdoor area lead down to the ocean and miles of pink sand. A five-minute walk down the beach will bring you to famous Tippy’s restaurant and beach bar. A walk in the opposite direction will lead you to the outstanding Culmers Rocks formation. Here you can enjoy the natural shallow pools and watch the waves cascading over the rocks. An outdoor shower with hot and cold water located at the foot of the infinity pool will feel like heaven after your walk along the beach or a dip in the pool.

Amenities at Sandy Hill Beach House including air conditioning throughout, WIFI, cable TV, solar heated pool, outdoor shower, and two sea kayaks!

This Banks Road area is 15 minutes from the Governor’s Harbour Airport, and within minutes of many of the best restaurants on the Island.


More Details

Property Manager
Matthew Simon EVR
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017


Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2373 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Guest House - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , en suite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , bunk room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , bunk room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Brand New Beachfront Home w/Private Pool on Prestigious Banks Road Near Tippys
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Amazing Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week stay at this beautiful home with our family. From the moment we arrived (A little early) we were greeted with open arms. The home is even better than described and spotless, the view from every room is spectacular but from the the deck and pool can not truly be captured in photos.

It is fully equipped with everything a family could need to feel at home. Having Howard available and so knowledgeable of the home and Island was priceless. We did some sightseeing of the island to several beaches and loved them all especially Ten Bay Beach but rushed home every evening to catch a few hours by the pool.

Would highly recommend this home for couples, families and extended families.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Because of Sandy Hill, Our Best Eleuthera Visit To Date!

  • 5 of 5

Our best visit yet to Eleuthera, especially Governor's Harbour area! Just spent a week at Sandy Hill Beach House with our core work team & their spouses - 1st time for all of them & they were all blown away with the house itself & the views. Everything was wonderful (!!!!) at Sandy Hill. Perfect location, especially that beach! The views of the beach and water from the house & deck are simply not adequately captured by website photos - stunning, especially as the sun changed it's location in the sky throughout the day. We did thoroughly enjoy 2 separate day trips - one to Harbour Island & another to Lighthouse Beach, but always looked forward to our return to Sandy Hill. Toughest choice throughout days we didn't visit elsewhere was, “pool or beach?” Hahaha! Short walk down our gorgeous beach to Tippy's (could actually see their location a distance from the house) & a couple minute pleasant drive to Banks Road Deli each morning for divine baked goods & some other items. A few minutes driving & we were in Governor's Harbour proper. (Our Nissan X-Trail rentals from Roderick Pinder/Office General our best rentals so far - totally handled the trip to Lighthouse Beach.) We lacked for nothing - thoughtful & attractive furnishings, well-stocked kitchen to cook in, very comfortable bedding, all well kept & clean, as was the outside pool/deck area.The privacy provided for all by the separate zones the house was designed with really fit the bill, even with the master bdrm over the living room was still quiet in master. Howard was very accommodating & gracious in regards to our arrival & quick to respond when we needed help with a sliding screen door that was sticking a little - fixed with WD40 in a jiffy! We are already talking about returning there with our team again. And a shout out to Matthew Simon & his assistant, Tara, for providing such thorough customer service regarding rental arrangements, and their follow-up, and so easy to work with them. We returned home from this trip feeling very refreshed & blessed.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Holiday Oasis

  • 5 of 5

I was so fortunate to experience this absolutely fabulous beach front home with a breathtaking view of tourgoise waters. This was a girls getaway and this spacious home easily accommodated the four of us with room for more. The house is fully equipped and there was nothing that we were missing. I was amazed by how this home reflected the beauty of the Island with the view and the light that came in from all the windows. From every corner of this home, you have the view of the beautiful white sand and sparkling water. Sherry, the efficient and friendly housekeeper prepared us a scrumptious meal consisting of local fish, meats and produce. We had plenty of leftovers for a picnic on the Caribbean side where the water was calm and perfect for kayaking and paddleboarding. The owners provide the kayaks, beach chairs, towels and life jackets. Howard is the caretaker and is always available and keen to help with any questions or assistance you require. The beach in front of the house offers hours of fun including swimming(soft sandy bottom), snorkeling and walking while collecting sand dollars and shells. Tippys is a great restaurant and bar that you can walk to along the beach or it is an easy drive. Everyone we met on the Island were friendly. As a group of women we always felt safe. Starting our day with a swim in the beautiful infinity pool, set at the perfect temperature, was heavenly. Local BBQ's offer a delicious meal at a reasonable price. The trip to the local deli was fun and we always left with delicious treats such as cinnamon buns, salsa,soups and breads. The owners of this property are happy to ensure your stay is wonderful. As you sit in the living room on a super comfy sofa, enjoying the open airy feel of the house you wonder when you can return. The home is clean, actually spotless, and looks just like the pictures on the website. This vacation home is perfect for a couple romantic getaway, a ladies vacation or a family reunion. With an additional beach house on the property there is plenty of space for many families to travel together. Children and adults alike will appreciate what this home has to offer. The variety of beaches, restaurants and neighbourhoods keep you entertained. I will definitely return and recommend this home to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week long family vacation staying at this property and we just cannot say enough about how beautiful the house is, the view, the beach......The house has everything you need, we were a family of 6 and there was plenty of room for everyone. Sherry the housekeeper is very nice, does a great job of cleaning the house and gave us some of their Pepper sauce....extremely HOT and pineapples which were the best pineapples I have ever had. Howard is the go to guy, we rented a van from him to accommodate all 6 of us. Howard rents newer vehicles, Matt Simon can give you his contact info. He is very helpful and if you have any questions, just ask him....he seems to know everyone. The only problems we had were the city water went down but the house has a cistern to get water from, and make sure you clean up the kitchen very well and take out the garbage before going to bed as it is summer time and you may have an ant problem in the morning. We just used windex to take care of them and that seemed to work very well.

The beach was spectacular, stunning, beautiful.....cant say enough. We thought the best snorkeling off the beach was right in front of the house, although if it is windy it can be a bit rough but we toughed it out. Only saw a hand full of people during our week stay there and everyone is very friendly. It was nice to have such a beautiful pool to relax in at the end of the day after snorkeling at the beach.

Everyone in town is extremely friendly and helpful. If you have any questions just ask.

A MUST visit beach other than right out in front of the house is Cocodimama....we found sand dollars and star fish there and at low tide and you could walk a good distance out with the white sandy beach. Wish we would have visited it earlier than the day before we left.

Tippys is very convenient and the food is good but it is quite pricey...with a family of 6. We visited Banks Road Deli every day for their pastries, the kids LOVED it! they also have sandwich meat and cheeses. On Fridays there is a restaurant 3 J's Jerk Chicken or something not far from the house if you take the shortcut (Howard can show you the short cut to Queens Highway heading south) which had very reasonable prices, good BBQ food with very generous portions and really good Conch Salad as well. If you have never had Conch Salad, I suggest trying it!!

When our departure day came, we all wished we had another week

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Governors Harbour Airport (GHB)
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Unicorn Cay Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Feb 11 2017 - Apr 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
Apr 23 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer/Fall
Aug 20 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Jan 7 2018 - Feb 9 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Optional Pool Heat per w $300

Rates are for up to 8 guests. Add $525 for each additional guest. Babies under 2 are free.
To add the guest cottage and two additional guests, the charge is $1200/week.
Note: We set the rates this way to make the house affordable to smaller groups which use less utilities and create less wear and tear.
Optional Pool Heat: $300/week

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