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The Battery, Historic Harbour Side Home

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

The Battery is a true Bahamian Limestone Home located directly on the harbour side of the beautiful two mile island of Harbour Island. The house itself was built over 150 years ago and has lots of character and charm. The view during the daytime or while stargazing at night on the porch of the Battery or from the second floor look-out deck are spectacular and second to none.

The Battery is a two story house, on the main floor you will find an authentic Bahamas room, living/dinning room, two bedrooms with king beds and a shared bath. The kitchen is off to the side and contains everything needed to prepare a family meal for a full house. There is also laundry and a extra freezer available for you to use should you require extra space.

The second story of the Battery you will find two more bedrooms capable of sleeping 4 more people in two separate rooms with a shared shower. The upstairs bedrooms have extra mattresses available should you require this, please ask us for more details.

Being on the harbour side of the Island the property has a 20 foot dock with stairs for your use whether swimming in the harbour or docking your boat while staying at the Battery. The gazebo near the water is the perfect place to enjoy a cool beverage "Bahamian Style" and make memories to last a lifetime. After a relaxing swim on the pink sand beach or in the harbour take a cool shower in the outside shower.

Making the Battery your home away from home has many advantages such as being within walking distance to nearly everything on the island. We can provide you with a full list of activities on the island to ensure your trip is perfect.

AC bedrooms, Cable TV, Wi-Fi, and Phone on site.

More Details

Anne, Danny, Elizabeth, Lester
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Anne, Danny, Elizabeth, Lester

The Battery has been in the Albury family for a very long time. Anne, Danny, Elizabeth and Lester are the four siblings that currently take care of the home. We hope you will enjoy the Battery and getting away from the daily grind like we do.

Anne, Danny, Elizabeth, Lester purchased this house in 1865

Why Anne, Danny, Elizabeth, Lester chose Dunmore Town

Find seclusion away from the hustle and bustle of island life, as well as a real down-home feeling in a family property that we all love. Dr. Paul Albury, dentist, love of life, family, and history! was born in the house in 1922.

What makes this house unique

Looking out over the entire harbour is such a delight, and the sunset is phenomenal! Each family member must have hundreds of photographs of this exact moment. Enjoy your evening cocktails and dinner out on the upper or lower deck to take full advantage of it. Or if you're feeling more adventurous, you can also take in the views during your evening swim down at the dock.


Dunmore Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
North Eleuthra Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Valentines Hotel
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Government Dock
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Valentines Resort
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Pink Sands Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $1
Pet Fee $1

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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