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CAP'n SAM's - WATERFRONT WITH DOCK - INCLUDES GOLFCART $1150.00 per week

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Green Turtle Cay House Rental Photos and Description

A/C 2 Bed/1 Bath, Waterfront with a 60' dock & Golf Cart

Captain Sam Sawyer was an industrious Bahamian man who made his living from the sea. In his lifetime, he sponged and shark-fished. His colourful past even included rum running during prohibition...along with several other island men. He was a pioneer in the craw-fishing industry which is second to tourism in the Bahamas today. He had an 85' Coast Guard Vessel which he docked in front of his house. When he was not craw-fishing, he and his wife Mary, took fishing parties out on weekly excursions. They collected and sold seashells, sea fans, conch shells, starfish and coral (when it was legal to do so) to Florida souvenier shops. His home which was built in the early 1950's has been completely remodeled and is located on Bay Street in historic New Plymouth. It is air conditioned, has Bahamian Island Cable 32 inch flatscreen TV, DVD player, High speed wireless internet, and includes a golfcart.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Marilyn Saunders or Susan Luccini
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2016
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About Marilyn Saunders or Susan Luccini

I am a senior citizen who loves the island and it's people

Marilyn Saunders or Susan Luccini purchased this house in 1991

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

CAP'n SAM's - WATERFRONT WITH DOCK - INCLUDES GOLFCART $1150.00 per week
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
New Orleans, Louisiana
5

Very Special Cottage, Island and People!

  • 5 of 5

Our recent family vacation memories often get me thru daily stressful days. Just have to close my eyes and I'm back having my morning coffee on the front steps of Captain Sam's Home....waving and morning greetings from all the locals who walk by. There is a delightful easy activity at the nearby ferry and I enjoy being a part of it so much. This was our 3rd vacation to Green Turtle Cay and always stayed at Captain Sam's Home...and always will! The owners Marilyn and Jim make sure everything is perfect for our stay. And their team member Sam assists us with any of our needs plus by far the happiest person I've ever met. Every single time he greets you, he wishes you a "Super Duper Day! And that is exactly how you feel staying there. The home is just wonderful with a living room in front filled with windows and great light, two very comfortable bedrooms, large dining room table, back patio with BBQ grill, and very well stocked kitchen. We completely make ourselves at home and so easy to do there. Kitchen has all that we need to prepare the daily conch and lobster that we catch ourselves or purchase from the local fisherman that we now consider friends. Or we hop on our convenient golf cart that comes with the rental of home and head to the local grocery stores in town to decide what is for dinner tonight. We love the grocers, Sid's, Lowe's and Curry Grocery Stores. They take such great care of their customers. Or we decide to walk right over to Harvey's restaurant or The Wrecking Tree for "Fried Chicken in a Bag"- yes, just say yes and order it! Yum! Or even talk to our Super Duper Sam and his Mother will prepare a real local dinner of Fried Conch, Peas and Rice and my ultimate favorite Macaroni and Cheese. It is worth every single penny! We highly recommend Captain Sam's House to everyone we know. It is the most special place as you rent the home and golf cart to explore the gorgeous island but you get so much more...you become part of the island life and the people.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. The waterfront location of Cap'n Sam's is ideal for people watching and chatting with the locals. It is our fondest wish that all of our guests have an enjoyable stay. We strive to provide the best accommodations; with a focus on a clean, friendly atmosphere . We hope that you will consider us for your next Green Turtle Cay vacation.
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5

Absolutely what we needed - perfect setup

  • 5 of 5

My trip was a father/son fishing vacation. I rented a 21' center console from Sunset Marine which was less than a mile away, and tied it right up at the Cap'n Sam's dock. It could not get more convenient than what we experienced. The house was clean and cozy. Kitchen was well equipped, and we sure cooked a lot of fresh fish. I won't say much about the fishing here because I would like it to remain "unspoiled" but on this my 2nd trip to GTC, I would say one of the best fishing trips ever. Having the Golf Cart was a great bonus, because when you are out on the boat from 7am to 5pm, the last thing you want to do is get back on it to go for a drink or dinner. The location of the house doesn't really even require the golf cart though - so much right within walking distance but even if you don't get a boat, the golf cart can bring you to countless world-class picturesque beaches that you would probably have all to yourself. The locals are very nice friendly people. I have never felt threatened or uncomfortable in GTC - all great people.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Stay at Cap'n Sam's

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely cottage on the waterfront during the New Year's week. It has everything you could possibly need for a one week stay. It has a convenient porch from which to see all the activity in the harbor and a private dock. During our stay we enjoyed watching the Junkanoo parade from our door step. It also has a full kitchen with newer appliances and enough dishware for a small family. It was a warm winter so the air conditioning was on and it worked fine. We were also able to use the WIFI and cable TV provided to our satisfaction. We found the location was perfect for a first visit to New Plymouth within easy walking distance to restaurants and the small grocery stores in town. The golf cart included in the rental is HUGE. It is the main means of transportation on the island and your only way of visiting the best beaches on Green Turtle Cay. It would cost you $250-300 to rent one for one week so the fact that it is included in the rental is a blessing. The owner is very personable and made sure the cottage was in good condition before we arrived. We highly recommend Cap'n Sams to anyone visiting the island.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to our beautiful island. The holidays are always a fun time to visit Green Turtle Cay. We strive to provide excellent accommodations at reasonable prices and pride ourselves in making sure that all is well with our guests. We would love to have you as our guests again if your travels happen to bring you back to our little part of the world.
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Daytona Beach, FL
5

Just what we were looking for......

  • 5 of 5

Just an awesome experience from start to finish. Before we left our house, we had plenty of available support for all island info via email or telephone from the owner/staff, and were able to help us set up the things we wanted to do there. Jumped off the ferry at the GTC public dock and walked the 100 feet to the front door of the cottage which had been very well-prepared for our arrival. The cottage had everything we needed to enjoy our week there, including superb air conditioning and a nice golf cart at our disposal for transportation all over the island. The residence was very clean, and is fully equipped for a nice standard of living. There is staff present next door during the daytime, and are very accommodating for any questions, needs or problems we may have. The private boat dock right out the front door is a true gem of a feature, enabling us to be on the water in just minutes after closing the front door. The island residents are very friendly and social, the food at the local restaurants is outstanding, and everything is a short walk from the cottage. There is no doubt that we will return to GTC, and when we do Capt'n Sam's Cottage is where we will put our feet up for another week.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Cap'n Sam's; it has always been our goal to provide a memorable experience to our guests as evident in our commitment to clean properties and friendly atmosphere. We have several guests who do return each year and stay in our properties each year, therefor, ..."We'll be waiting"
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Treasure Cay
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Miss Emily's / Wrecking Tree
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Miss Emily's / Wrecking Tree
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
30 feet from front door
Car: recommended

Welcome to picturesque Green Turtle Cay, located in Abaco, part of the Bahamian Out Islands. Green Turtle Cay is a tropical escape less than an hour from Florida. A friendly, laid back island, Green Turtle Cay is surrounded by miles of deserted beaches and crystal clear waters. To the west is the Sea of Abaco, with it's calm, shallow waters and incredible sunsets. To the ease is the Atlantic Ocean with the world's second largest barrier reef teaming with tropical fish, less than 100 yards from shore. Here you can fish, dive, take a rental boat to your very own near be deserted island, or simply relax.

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Rates & Availability

Green Turtle Cay House 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
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,150
$3,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

GOLFCART IS INCLUDED WITH RENTAL
CONTACT OWNER FOR INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL RENTAL UNITS
THERE ARE NO ATM MACHINES ON THE ISLAND

25% deposit at reservation can be made by direct deposit to an American bank account or to a PayPal account.
Balance to be paid in cash upon arrival. Sorry no credit cards.

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Amenities

Green Turtle Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1) Full size Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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