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Beautiful and spacious family friendly home with pool on White Sound.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 204 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, huge screened patio and pool on large adjoining deck

The Bee Hive was built with family friendliness in mind. The home boasts 2200 s/f of living, 4500 under roof with 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths. The kitchen is huge, designed for the gourmet cook with gas and electric ranges, two sinks, microwave, dish washer, spacious granite counter tops, with refrigerator freezer with ice maker. In the wash room there is a large pantry, another refrigerator with ice maker, two large freezers and washer and dryer. The floor plan is large and open with an extraordinary sound/entertainment system and a large dining area. There is an additional sound/entertainment system on the 1200 s/f screened patio which faces the 2000 s/f deck with a pool, overlooking White Sound. There is a Vonage phone and High Def Premium Direct TV in the den area as well as on the screened porch. There is also high speed wireless internet provided. There is a generator that provides 100% back up for the entire home which will keep the AC running, music flowing and the ice freezing when there is a power outage and it is on an automatic start/stop system in the event of power loss. There is also a back up water supply. There is lots of privacy and plenty of area for kids to run and play on the 31/2 acre grassed yard. The home was designed by the owner and exceeds all hurricane specs and construction requirements. There is tile throughout, two air conditioning units and 2 hot water heaters.

Master bedroom: Queen size bed with a Select Comfort-Sleep Number bed, large closet, ceiling-fan, en suite bathroom that has his/hers sinks, a separate toilet with a door and a huge shower. There is outdoor access to the screened patio/pool area from the master.

Bedroom 2: Located on the opposite end of the house from the master bedroom and next to bedroom number 3, it has a queen size Select-Comfort-Sleep Number bed, ceiling-fan, large closet, en suite bathroom that has his/hers sinks, a separate toilet with a door and a huge shower.

Bedroom 3: Perfect for the kids! There is a trundle bed and a separate twin bed. Three can sleep very comfortably in this room. There is a large closet, ceiling-fan, en suite bathroom with two sinks, huge shower and an adjacent half bath with access to the screened patio/pool area. Excellent for after pool showers from the patio!

Kitchen: There are both gas and electric ranges. The gas range is a commercial range top and has six burners with a commercial vent hood. There are two ovens, a microwave, two sinks, a refrigerator/freezer with ice maker, a dishwasher, and huge granite counter-tops for food prep, hors d' oeuvres, banquet spread or buffet. The kitchen was designed by a Cajun chef and commercial cookware is provided. The kitchen has every amenity and is fully furnished with waffle irons, toaster, toaster oven, ice cream maker, bread maker, two coffee pots, fish fryers and boiling pots.

Washroom/pantry: The washroom has a large open pantry, washer/dryer, additional refrigerator/freezer with ice maker and two large freezers.

Outside amenities: The 1200 s/f screened patio has seating for 16. There are ceiling fans, an unsurpassed entertainment system with speakers and t.v., mini fridge and outdoor grill. The pool is on the 2000 s/f deck with additional seating for 8 and there is ground access from the deck so the kids can move the outdoor activities from the pool to the 1/2 acre grassed yard without issue. The view from the patio/deck is gorgeous overlooking White Sound, The Bluff House Marina and moored boats.

The Bluff House Marina Dock and Treasure Cay Ferry dock are within short walking distance for pick ups for excursions for fishing, picnicking, diving, snorkeling and travel arrival/departure.

More Details

Owner
Please contact Cheryl Loudon for booking inquires or any additional needed info.
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017

About Please contact Cheryl Loudon for booking inquires or any additional needed info.

The owner is a retired mechanical engineer, graduate of LSU, and has been self employed since 1972.

Please contact Cheryl Loudon for booking inquires or any additional needed info. purchased this house in 2007

Why Please contact Cheryl Loudon for booking inquires or any additional needed info. chose Green Turtle Cay

The owner chose the island of Green Turtle Cay after having travelled the Bahamas in his sportfishing boat from Walkers Cay all the way south to Rum Cay and has seen port of calls in most all of the major and smaller islands in the entirety of the Bahamas. Green Turtle Cay is a very quiet, very safe and secure location without all of the hustle and bustle of the major islands while still offering more than adequate amenities and also provides plenty for everyone in the family to do.

What makes this house unique

This house was designed and custom built by the owner in 2007. The construction of the home exceeds Dade County, FL building codes and is designed and constructed to handle a category 5 hurricane.

The house provides 100% generator back-up, automatic start and stop that will operate everything in the home in the event of a power outage as well as a back-up water supply. There is a VONAGE phone line, free wireless internet and Premium Direct TV.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 204 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , This master bedroom en suite has his/hers sinks and toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , This en suite has his/hers sinks, huge shower and a toilet.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , same features as other ensuites but also has access to deck
  • All three full bathrooms have his/hers sinks and huge showers. They are all en suite by design in the bedrooms. There is an additional half bath off of the living area in the house. The third bathroom has access to the deck so that there is a toilet and shower access without having to walk through the entire house.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 3 single bed , There are (3) twin beds or a combo of 1 king and 1 twin.
  • There are three bedrooms. Two with queen size beds and en suite bathrooms. The third bedroom has a trundle bed and a twin bed and sleeps three comfortably. There is also the option of converting two of the twin beds into a king bed and having the third twin stand alone. The conversion kit is of exceptional quality and very comfortable! There is also pool/patio access from the master bedroom and third bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Beautiful and spacious family friendly home with pool on White Sound.
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Big open kitchen and living room! Pool was so refreshing on a humid afternoon! The sunrises were breathtaking!

  • Review Submitted: 19/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this property and the property manager, Jennifer. The house was ready for us when we arrived and it surpassed our expectation! From the huge kitchen, to the outdoor deck and pool, to the utility closet, everything was fantastic! Jennifer was so accommodating and accessible! She wven met us to help with luggage. We are already looking to book again. Thank you again for sharing your vacation home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Margie! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the beehive! It truly is a family-friendly home and I am so very glad that you and yours enjoy your time there! Jennifer is amazing and we also appreciate everything she does! We are so blessed and lucky to have her on our team! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and we absolutely look forward to your coming back to stay with us! Warm regards, Cheryl
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Beehive Stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here! It was so beautiful and spacious! A wonder place to stay if you love to cook as well!

  • Review Submitted: 16/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Don't take the Master bedroom unless you want to be sleep deprived!

  • 3 of 5

The property is beautiful and despite house problems, we had a blast. Green Turtle Cay is a wonderful, fun, beautiful place.The pool is awesome and we spent a lot of time enjoying it. Unfortunately the property advertised sleep number beds in all rooms which I was so looking forward to. I guess sleep number beds don't last long in a humid area because the master bed was extremely squeaky. We had six women in the house and whenever my bedmate moved an inch, the bed squeaked so loudly we hardly slept! The ice makers did not work well so we resorted to bag ice and trays. Neither the icemaker nor the water in the door of the frig in the kitchen worked. I live 8 months out of the year in the Bahamas so I totally understand the wear and tear on houses but the house really needs a bit of TLC and a new master bed mattress. Despite my complaints, our property manager, Jennifer, golf cart hostess Carol, waitress Lenisse at Lizards and Brendal ,Mary Ann, and Kyle, our boat captains and hostess were such a pleasure. We also enjoyed a snorkeling charter with Brendal and Mary Ann, then a few days later an all day trip that was amazing ending with a delicious cookout prepared by Brendal, his gracious son, Kyle and Mary Ann on the beach with all our new friends.

  • Review Submitted: 12/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Setup

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at the Beehive. We came back for the spacious house, the well-stocked kitchen (any appliance or utensil you'll need to cook with), the pool, and basically any other comfort of home that a lot of rentals might not have.

Thanks to the Cheryl and to Jennifer for making booking and checkin very simple and pleasant. We'll see you again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 09/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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White Sound Winner

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the nicer properties in which we’ve stayed on Green Turtle Cay. There was lots of privacy with each of 3 large bedrooms having it’s own en suite bath. The pool was sparkling, a godsend as we traveled in the hottest part of the summer. Lots of comfortable outdoor furniture drew us to poolside as well as to the huge screened porch. The pool, oversized pool deck and porch all faced White Sound and Bluff House marina with its constant activity. The ultra-high wooden ceilings make the living areas seem twice as big as they are. The kitchen was well-appointed, particularly a wide variety of great cookware. We weren’t a huge group but with 2 stoves, one gas and the other electric, there would be few problems with feeding a crowd. Fishermen will enjoy the many ice chests and standing freezer in the utility area. Access to one of GTC’s beautiful beaches is just over a hill (warning - a very steep hill); about 50-60 yards. Restaurant choices are limited to the Bluff House and The Tranquil Turtle. A golf cart or boat can get you to the Green Turtle Club and Brendal’s Dive Shop, both on the north end of the island. One drawback is that the location is far from New Plymouth. Once GTC repairs their roads, it will be less of a problem to get into town for supplies, access to other restaurants, bars etc. If you have a boat rental, no problem!

  • Review Submitted: 20/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Treasure Cay Airport
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Jolly Roger Marina Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
Treasure Cay Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
Jolly Roger Marina Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Bluff House Resort Beach
Car: not necessary

The Bee Hive is located on White Sound, adjacent to the Jolly Roger Restaurant and Bar and the Bluff House Marina. The Treasure Cay Ferry landing is walking distance from the home. The ferry is the best way to access the island upon arrival, by plane in Treasure Cay, and you will be greeted and taken to the home with your luggage and will be completely familiarized with all of the amenities provided. For diving or fishing excursions the same dock is available and is within walking distance. The home is also within walking distance to dining, drinks and a gorgeous beach, which faces the Sea of Abaco. This particular beach is very tranquil and loaded with docile sea urchins and marine life with minimal current for swimming and snorkeling. The Bluff House Marina, also walking distance, has boat slips for nightly,weekly and monthly rental, if you have a boat. Harbor mooring is also available.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Nightly Rate
2 Jun 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$603
AU$13,772
 
 
Nightly Rate
30 Jul 2018 - 30 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
AU$603
AU$3,607
AU$13,772
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$603
AU$3,607
AU$13,772
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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