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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
1 - 14 nights

About the property

Pool, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, sleeps 8.

Have a unique experience at Water's Edge.... Come on down and enjoy our special oceanfront Villa and brand new private fresh water pool. (

You'll love it - We are consistently rated the best place on the island at this price point - please check out our reviews to see.

Water's Edge is a wonderful private villa with 130 feet of ocean front and all the modern amenities that ensure you will not miss home. This luxury private 2800 sq foot villa on the serene eastern end of Nassau is the perfect escape for your family. Enjoy lounging in a hammock on the huge back patio with panoramic views of Athol and Rose Island and cool down in our private, crystal clear, private fresh water pool with soothing fountain. The pool has just been renewed and re-surfaced!

Open the back gate and step down in to the ocean for a swim, or row our dinghy out a few hundred feet to snorkel the many surrounding reefs. Or if the ocean is not for you then relax in our freshwater pool that overlooks the ocean. Spend evenings sipping Bahama Mamas seated at the outdoor wet bar and grill the fish you caught on our stone charcoal grill. We even have our own Margaritaville Navigator drinks maker.

Brew a cup of coffee in the recently renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Count the sailboats on the ocean from the expansive shower in the brand new master bathroom. The house include 4 bedrooms, all with Queen Beds (one room is an attic room) and can sleep up to 8 people. All the beds have been recently renewed. All linens and towels included. There is a slightly sunken formal dining room overlooking the beautiful front patio with local flora and fauna and a relaxing sun-room overlooking the ocean with a cozy reading area and casual dining section.

Open the french doors leading to the back patio and a very large central living space enjoys the cooling eastern breezes throughout the year. Also outside is brick BBQ grill and covered bar (with sink) and drinks area - perfect for evening cocktails.

We can also offer catering (meals and chef services) and message services.

What makes Water's Edge the ultimate rental? We provide Cable TV, Boom Box, IPad/IPhone player, free WIFI broadband throughout the house and property for those visitors who may need to stay connected while in Paradise. A dinghy and snorkelling equipment are provided for your enjoyment. We also provide a phone that gives you the option of local calls to make reservations and inquiries at no charge. Enjoy the privacy of the 'non-tourist' area with easy access to exploring the rest of what Nassau has to offer. We also have optional daily housekeeping (additional costs apply). Additional nights are priced at $600 per night.

To see more photos, hear about guest experiences and follow Water's Edge news please like our Facebook page.

We have made quite a few upgrades throughout 2016 as we continue to make sure that Water's Edge is truly your luxury home away from home:

Re-Surface the fresh water, private pool

New mattresses in all bedrooms

Complete interior re-painting

New outdoor furniture (ocean front patio seating for 6)

New hammock

New dinghy

Many more minor decor/furniture upgrades

More Details

Property Manager
Mark Cabrelli
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About Mark Cabrelli

Water's Edge is owned by the Cabrelli family. We enjoyed living in our beautiful home for 5 years before deciding to take our daughter on a traveling adventure. We now live in the USA.


Mark Cabrelli purchased this house in 2007

Why Mark Cabrelli chose Nassau & Paradise Island

After Mark worked in the Bahamas on a contract we fell in love with Nassau. We chose Water's Edge after an extensive search as we were looking for a traditional Bahamian home with modern amenities directly on the ocean with a private freshwater pool.

Nassau teems with Bahamian and British flavor. The capital of The Bahamas boasts miles of spectacular beaches and stretches of vivid coral reefs perfect for snorkeling. Dance to calypso music, savor fried crab or play dominos with locals in the diverse city. Don't leave without also learning about the country's interesting past. Shop, dine, and sightsee, particularly along busy Bay Street, or if you're a James Bond fan, visit the many movie sites. The town retains many of its characteristic pastel-colored British colonial buildings, including pink-hued Government House. Visit during the famed Junkanoo Festival (Christmas and New Year, also once in the Summer) to experience a high-energy parade of spectacularly costumed dancers.


What makes this house unique

We knew as soon we walked out of the back patio doors and saw that amazing view that Water's Edge was a unique and wonderful place. The private pool is a fabulous thing to be used throughout the year. We fell in love with the sunrises (something to behold), the Abaco pine beams in the cathedral ceilinged, living room, the hummingbirds that visit and the ocean breeze that cools the home throughout the year.

We can also offer catering (meals and chef services) and message services.



Eastern Road House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main - toilet , tub , shower , Ocean View
    Guest - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside - outdoor shower , Ocean View
    Upstairs - toilet , In the attic room - toilet and sink.
  • Beautiful master bathroom was recently renovated and looks out over the ocean. It has both a shower cubicle and separate tub. The spare bathroom is bright and looks out to the garden. It has a shower cubicle. Towels included.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen , Master bedroom overlooks the ocean and has en suite bathroom
    Guest 1 - 1 queen , Second bedroom overlooks the pool and ocean
    Guest 2 - 1 queen , Overlooks the garden area
    Guest 3 - 1 queen , Attic room - smaller than the others; up a spiral staircase.
  • The two main bedrooms look out directly over the ocean and private pool. All the bedrooms are spacious, bright and clean. They have tiled floors to keep them cool and occasional rugs for ambience. All bedding and towels (bathroom and beach) are provided. The downstairs guest bedrooms share a full bath. The upstairs attic bedroom is separate and has a half bath. It is up a spiral staircase (therefore not suitable for young children).
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
I have a reliable, knowledgeable and trustworthy taxi guy, Joe, who I have used for years. He is available for airport pick-up and other trips throughout your stay. Also, we offer additional services of catering, message and tourist concierge.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(81 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.9506173 based on 81 reviews

Everything and more

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed the accommodation - the pool was salt water which was great for the kids and my mom, the snorkelling was excellent and there is two rocks that are full of fish. Loved how we had stingrays swimming in front of use as we sat and enjoyed the sun set. The house is beautiful and fully stocked, very very relaxing, worth the money for sure.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi guys - so glad that you enjoyed the villa. I think you meant to say the pool is Fresh Water though. The rocks off the back of the house are new and have attracted several new and beautifully colored fish. The 2 stingrays have lived off our house for years - they are Ying and Yang. We hope that they are a couple and perhaps with bring some little ones at some point! I hope to see you back at Water's Edge for a restful vacation again some time in the future. Regards, Mark & Lisa
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Buffalo, NY

Very Happy With Our Choice!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our trip to Waters Edge. Overall I would recommend it highly for a small family or some friends looking for a getaway. I would certainly recommend it over simply staying in a hotel or resort room, especially if travelling with children as it forces you to explore the island a little more and get a better feel for the island and its people.

At the recommendation of the owner, we contacted Joe and used his services frequently. We even rented a van from him ! (immaculate and cheaper/more convenient than airport rentals). We traveled with my family including a 2.5 year old and a 6 mo old as well as my parents. All of the amenities were there as described and made the transition seamless. Driving on the opposite side of the road for me was a new experience but quickly learned and getting around the island is pretty easy.

Thus house itself was great. a few technical glitches were encountered but the property manager Sara was quickly responsive to any issue. We had a couple very windy days which made the back patio cooler and the water choppy, but my daughter loved the waves crashing into the break wall on those days! The others were picture perfect and on calm days swimming and snorkeling off the back were fantastic.

We spent one day at the water park at Atlantis and two days on Cabbage Beach. the directions provided in the house were great and the beach was almost empty!! absolutely pristine sand and surf so highly recommended.

Thanks to the Cabrellis for opening their home to us!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, so glad that you guys enjoyed the villa. We try to keep is as up to date and pleasurable as possible for our guests. We have had several upgrades for 2017 that you will have seen - new bar area, refurbished patio and fresh water pool, etc. We hope you will be back again in the future as part of our VIP group! Regards, Mark & Lisa
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Glostrup, Denmark, Europe

The perfect place to unwind and excape the normalcy...

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The house is beautiful and perfectly positioned for relaxation. It is far enough away from downtown, but close enough to get to if you want to. Unfortunately we had a wind storm most of the time we were there, but we did get in the water a couple of times, the rest of the time we spent relaxing, reading, playing games, catching up with each other and our friends. We celebrated my wife's birthday and coordinated with Sara to make a cake and subsequently asked her to make a dinner for four at the house. Both Sara and the food was amazing and would highly recommend it. Would definitely do this again and will recommend it to everyone I know.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you celebrated your wife's birthday in style at Water's Edge. It is very unusual for the wind to come in strongly as it did, but I am happy that you managed to get into the ocean and enjoy the pool. Next time you come back, the weather will be delightful I'm sure. Sara has recently joined our time although I have known her for many years. She is a great baker, chef and masseuse as well as our expert Property Manager. I'm glad she cooked for you and that you were able to sample her home made pasta! Check out the photos on FB: Please come back soon and enjoy Water's Edge again. Regards, Mark & Lisa
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Photos Do Not Do It Justice

  • 5 of 5

My family and I recently stayed for a week at Water's Edge, and the experience was wonderful. Mark (the owner) kindly recommended a taxi (Joe) for us at the airport and immediately got a few groceries on our arrival. The villa itself was fully equipped, complete with everything you could ever need. We all especially enjoyed the outdoor patio which was fantastic for evening meals and cocktails, should you decide to cook a night or two, as the sounds of the ocean waves complemented every meal.

On the patio there is a quiet pool with lots of loungers and cushions (which you access inside) and the gorgeous ocean a few steps away. We could simply walk out to the ocean for our swims then clean of in the fresh water pool which was fantastic. There is a beach nearby if you prefer sand with your sun.

Cafes and restaurants are in town and there are loads to choose from in Nassau. The property manager, Jonquil, was a gem and she can make any recommendations for you - including day trips for snorkeling or diving.

Overall, Water's Edge was a fantastically relaxing place to vacation, and I would highly recommend it to anyone. I know we will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks of the great review - we are getting lots of great reviews after our improvements since the hurricane. The villa is better than ever. Come back and stay again soon.......Regards, Mark & Lisa
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Stunning, beautifully appointed home on the sea

  • 5 of 5

The Cabrellis have seen to every detail in this spacious and impeccably maintained vacation home. The soaring ceilings, multiple seating areas positioned to view the water, and the fun loft bedroom for the kids combined for a serene and luxurious experience. As another reviewer mentioned, the home is every more spectacular in person, and has all the amenities needed to enjoy everything the property has to offer. Simply put, Mark and Lisa have thought of everything. On top of that is the hospitality - visitors are graciously greeted and settled in by the house manager (Jonquil for our trip). Upon discovering that we ordered our grocery delivery for the wrong date, Jonquil kindly drove me to the nearest grocery and back. Joe, our driver, was phenomenal. Knowledgeable, highly responsive and punctual, he got us wherever we needed to go. We enjoyed many trips with exchanging riddles and brain puzzles with Joe to the great delight of our kids. Mark and Lisa also made sure we had Thanksgiving reservations at their favorite restaurant, and even worked their magic to halt some nearby construction noise. We will certainly return!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the gorgeous review and I am so glad that you had a great time at the villa. You are our first guests since the hurricane renovation that we completed. This has brought lots of new features like the wooden deck, the enhanced pool views of the ocean and the new wet bar area - I hope you enjoyed them. Be back soon........Regards, Mark & Lisa
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  • 5 of 5

This house is clean, spacious and right on the water. We enjoyed all of the outdoor amenities. The beach next door is a quick walk or swim away. Totally private and sandy. We loved the outdoor kitchen, pool and hammock. We traveled with 5 adults and 2 children. One of the children was under 2 years old and we used the pack n play. We would recommend getting a bluetooth outdoor speaker. We should have brought ours from home. We ended up getting the speakers to the stereo close enough to hear while outside. We went to cabbage beach one day and it is really crowded while the cruise ships are in. After 4 pm we had the whole beach to ourselves. We ate at a lot of the local restaurants and went to the grocery store and cooked a lot of meals. Try Lowes for cheaper toiletries and household items. It is in the shopping center by Solomans market. We packed some items on our suit cases as well to save money. The house, pool, beach, outdoor living space and the VIEW are amazing! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip to the villa. We try to keep it at executive level with the latest and best amenities. We are also glad to hear that you tried the local restaurants - there is a marvelous variety, from high end gourmet to local Bahamian fare (at Potter's Cay or Fish Fry). We hope to see you back in Water's Edge sometime in the future. Also, we have just launched our VIP Club ( - check it out. All the best, Mark & Lisa
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Bahamas Fast Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Poop Deck
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Yamacraw Beach

Water's Edge is situated on the quiet, residential eastern end of the island amongst many other private luxury properties and away from the major (noisy) tourist hubs. You will find many locals out for their morning walk in our area as it is a gorgeous view around the end of the island. It is a short 5 minute drive to downtown Nassau, local restaurants and Paradise Island and Atlantis. The ocean is just a walk down the back steps and you will find many reefs within rowing distance (with our dinghy) and beautiful snorkeling. There are also 2 beaches within swimming and walking distance from the house. The world famous Cabbage Beach (Paradise Island) is a 5-10 minute drive away. There is a local grocery store within walking distance as well.

A well-stocked activity and guidebook is provided in the house as well as maps of the local area. Please check out our customer reviews.

Nassau teems with Bahamian and British flavor. The capital of The Bahamas boasts miles of spectacular beaches and stretches of vivid coral reefs perfect for snorkeling. Dance to calypso music, savor fried crab or play dominos with locals in the diverse city. Don't leave without also learning about the country's interesting past. Shop, dine, and sightsee, particularly along busy Bay Street, or if you're a James Bond fan, visit the many movie sites. The town retains many of its characteristic pastel-colored British colonial buildings, including pink-hued Government House. Visit during the famed Junkanoo Festival (Christmas and New Year, also once in the Summer) to experience a high-energy parade of spectacularly costumed dancers.


Rates & Availability

Eastern Road House Rental Rates

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Elite Bronze Discount
Apr 22 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Nov 20 2017 - Dec 4 2017
14 night minimum stay
2017 Holiday Season
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2018 - Dec 22 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
We have a strict occupancy of 8 persons total. This allows us to maintain the high quality of the house.
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