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Oceanfront Home, Truck with 15' Boat Included!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 167 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

PARADISE FOUND - 4 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS, SLEEPS 8

'Paradise Found', a luxurious oceanfront home, is located in a peaceful native fishing village at the east end of Grand Bahamas Island, but is close enough to Freeport to enjoy the casino, nightlife, shopping and numerous fun tours !! You'll come away from your vacation wishing you didn't have to leave. This is the ultimate location for any type of water fun you can imagine - or for just enjoying the serenity of a beautiful home which is situated directly on the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean only 50’ from the rear of the home!!

You will simply not be able to find a home that is closer to the water in such a fantastic setting as this property.

And to make a great deal even better, you have the full use of a 15’ Freeport Skiff Boat with a 90 HP motor to utilize during your entire stay at no additional charge AND a 13.5' Perception Tribe tandem kayak that is ideal for exploring, fishing and excursions right off the beach behind the home. The extensive coral reef located directly behind the home and going for miles and miles in each direction creates the ultimate Caribbean experience for those who enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, deep and shallow water fishing for snapper/grouper/mackerel/bonefish/barracuda, swimming or sunset cruises on the calm waters.

If you are looking for the ultimate Island experience in a upscale home located directly on the Caribbean ocean with miles of empty beaches, it simply does not get any better than Paradise Found !

More Details

Property Manager
Chris or Sam
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

About Chris or Sam

Chris is a professional engineer with a family of 5 that has been visiting Grand Bahama Island since 2006 on family vacations and fishing trips.

Sam is also a professional engineer and IT consultant that has been traveling to Pelican Point and the East End of Grand Bahama Island for several years.

Why Chris or Sam chose Bahamas

We have traveled to many different locations across the Caribbean on family and fishing trips and we have never found a more idyllic oceanfront home located on a more perfect secluded beach.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Pelican Point

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Exterior - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
  • Dressers in each bedroom & plenty of closet storage are available for your use. The master bedroom & additional queen bedroom look out onto the ocean. Bedroom 3 and 4 look out to the numerous coconut trees that surround the home. The home is setback from the road approximately 200' and the front and rear yard have lush vegetation and coconut trees.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
3 queens, 2 twins. DSL internet by wireless or ethernet connection from your laptop. Fishing & Snorkeling are the best

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Oceanfront Home, Truck with 15' Boat Included!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

Perfect Island Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here this summer and it ranks as one of the top vacation spots ever! The house was beautiful, open and very spacious. Sliding glass doors and full length windows give an unobstructed view of the ocean for the entire length of the house. Granite countertops throughout and open common areas give the house a modern, yet cozy feel. The house was clean and everything was in excellent working condition. A boat and truck was provided as part of the rental fees, providing daily activities on the water for us that we thoroughly enjoyed. The fishing and snorkeling around the coral reefs was amazing! Due to family consensus, we are already planning our vacation next year here!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peace and Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This was such a lovely and peaceful retreat - my family and I just loved waking up every morning to the ocean views and walking out to do some beachcombing with coffee in hand. Minimal people around, hammock naps, sounds of the beach...sigh...I want to go back. If you are looking for some R&R look no further than this little slice of heaven. Snorkeling right out front, many shells, and hermit crab entertainment for days!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

If you want to be remote......

  • 4 of 5

I looked for a house on the sand, where I wouldn't see anyone and I could completely unwind. I got all of these things in this house......

Overall we had a wonderful vacation and enjoyed our time. The house is very spacious, but the furnishings are quite shabby and need to be updated, as do the bathrooms.

The house is directly on the sand and has beautiful views. The house comes with the use of a boat which I thought would be perfect for our party especially as all three men are VERY experienced boaters. You must note that that the boat ramp which is about a mile or so down the road is VERY narrow, so unless you have a ton of experience backing a boat on a trailer down a ramp, don't even attempt it. Unless the water is perfectly flat it is not possible to take the boat out as it's too dangerous. We were only able to use the boat 3 out of our 7 days which was disappointing as even if there is a light chop it is too harrowing to take it out.

You need to come prepared! There are very few places to get provisions or eat within 15 minutes from the house. We did go to all of the restaurants recommended and they were all fine, but mostly all sold the same fried conch etc. Get plenty of food for breakfasts and lunches. BRING BUG SPRAY. You need as much bug spray as sun screen. The bugs/biting flies are brutal!

We also brought blow up floats with us which was great because we used them a ton of times. There is a hammock outside which was nice.

Again, overall it was a pleasant stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Since purchasing the property in 2014, we have been making constant upgrades to the home, property, boat and truck. Interior upgrades have included granite countertops in bathrooms & kitchen, all new interior plumbing fixtures, sliding glass doors in guest bathroom shower, new appliances, new 5 ton AC unit, new carpet in bedrooms, new mattresses and bedding in all bedrooms, re-upholstered living room furniture and dining room chairs, interior paint, furnishings, etc… Exterior improvements have included a huge newly constructed rear deck, new boat, 13.5’ tandem kayak with seating for 3, sodded yard with irrigation, 2 picnic tables, additional landscaping shrubs / trees, etc… We are constantly working to make the home an exceptional and unforgettable experience for our guests and we hope to see you again in the future. Thanks again. Chris.
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5

Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

I have visited Chris and Sams house in Pelican Point twice now. We had a great time there, and the fishing and snorkeling are top notch right in front of the boat ramp. I am sure I will be back many times in the future. Freddy the caretaker is very nice as well. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle. The only thing I would recommend is to bring plenty of food as there are not allot of dining options at this end of the island. But who cares about restaurants when there are fish to be caught and snorkeling to be done! I am sure I will be back with my family in the near future. Have a good day!! Dylan

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best. Vacay. Ever.

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from this beautiful home! We couldn't have asked for more perfect weather as well as an amazing vacation! Freddie and his wife are wonderful, they answered all questions and were very helpful! The owners even contacted us on the trip to discuss/take care of a little issue we had with the boat. We ventured out every day snorkeling and spearfish in the beautiful water. We used a local named PJ from the east end to take us out one day for spearfishing. Bishops in High Rock has great food as well as a bar on the sandy beach! Coopers in Mclean's is delicious as well. We were able to learn the island pretty well and found Sawyer's Save a lot for groceries, found out they have better prices than Solomons-which is just down the street from Sawyer's. The house is well equipped with everything you need! The beach is breath taking! We also had Stephaine Poth from Freeport come and take family photos- she truly captured the beauty of this place! (I will upload some pictures on here if I can.)

Honestly if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you have come to the perfect place! Bring bug spray :) if the wind isn't blowing the sand flies will get ya.

We brought our own spearfishing/snorkeling gear, although we were beginners we didn't go one evening without fresh fish on the table.

We can not wait to return-already planning on coming back next year!!

All the locals are very nice and love sharing stories with you!

Although there was a hurricane that came through back in October, Grand Bahama and Freeport are rebuilding the island and looking forward to the tourist coming back.

Truly one of the best vacations we have ever been on!

Thank you Chris and Sam for letting us enjoy your paradise!!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

High quality property in a superb location

  • 5 of 5

We had a super family holiday - parents, grandparents, 12 yr old twins and a 17 year old daughter. First the house - it is built and furnished to a high standard, all of the rooms are spacious and comfortable and the decorations are very tasteful. The verandah and deck are a very relaxing place to be, grandma spent hours reading beneath the coconut palms and even tamed a lizard. Barbecuing in the evenings was fun although the no see um flies can be a pain. You can fish while you barbecue - we caught (and released) lots of fish. The beach is truly lovely - there are rock pools in front of the house and you can find all sorts of creatures under the rocks. Pelicans fly past every day and stingrays occasionally pass too. The boat is a real bonus. The sea was a little rough but it coped well. You launch from a ramp about a mile out of town. There is a lot of shallow coral, mostly in decent condition and with a reasonable amount of sea life. Further out there are rock formations in deeper water - fewer but bigger fish. We saw a dolphin, turtles, reef sharks, nurse sharks, barracuda, grouper, rays and lots of reef fish. The people of Pelican point are really friendly and welcoming - Reverend Freddie Laing looks after the house and is good company. Several of us went to the Sunday service at the church and were made very welcome. Food-wise there is a basic shop in Macleans Town but really you have to buy groceries in Freeport. Prices are high. Eating out - you have to go to Coopers in Macleans Town - very clean and superb lobster. If you like peace and quiet and being outdoors you can't do better than this.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Grand Bahama International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Pelican Point Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Freeport
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Freeport
Nearest Restaurant
Pelican Point Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Pelican Point
Car: necessary

Our home is located in the small settlement of Pelican Point on the East End of Grand Bahamas Island and is situated on a pristine white sand beach and 50' away from the spectacular Carribean Ocean!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in the Pelican Point

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Holiday Rates
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$4,415
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
A$568
A$3,721
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$157.67
Damage Deposit A$1,261.4

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