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Columbus Cottage, Sleeps 4/5, Good Pool, Private Garden; very close Grace Bay

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,025 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 5)

Columbus Cottage provides the location for a perfect 'chill out' or honeymoon. Totally private, furnished in the Mexican style and set within a lovely tended garden. (Maid service available). Short walk from an idyllic beach with turquoise water - yet only a short drive from an exciting choice of restaurants. Good shopping. Excellent medical facilities. Championship Golf course three minutes away by car. Wonderful boating, diving and fishing.

Keywords: Honeymoon villa,secluded garden,private pool, romantic setting, short walk to stunning sandy beach, mexican decor

More Details

Jane Lambert
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018

About Jane Lambert

The Owner is English, a Company Director, based on the Cotswolds and married with three children and five grandchildren. We visit at least three times a year and have derived immense pleasure from staying at Columbus to 'recharge' batteries.

Jane Lambert purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Jane Lambert chose Leeward Settlement

In order to have a comfy holiday home with character, away from the UK cold and wet, very close to the sea, and with the best possible choice of restaurants within ten minutes drive .

What makes this cottage unique

Privacy (without isolation) is one of the outstanding qualities of Columbus. Close proximity to the 'World's Best Beach': Grace Bay Beach, dining out, diving, kiteboarding, snorkelling and Golf make the cottage a wonderful holiday home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I were in need of sun/sea/recreation and we booked Columbus Cottage through VRBO. We found that it exceeded all expectations. We loved the privacy of the pool area and gardens, and we used the Gazebo for our breakfasts. The house was charming, comfortable and very well equipped. The accessibility of the sea was brilliant. My husband enjoyed the fishing, and it was a wonderful 'getaway' before our first baby arrives. We will be back.
Jan 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Leeward Settlement, Turks & Caicos

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2025 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , en suite with bedroom 1 and includes wash basin
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Leads into its own bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , The king bed can divide into two single beds.
    Sleeping Porch - 1 queen , Situated on enclosed deck
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
3 minute walk from one of best and quietest sandy beaches in the Caribbean, 'Meet and Greet' service from airport plus return, Maid and Baby sitting service on request.


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Columbus Cottage, Sleeps 4/5, Good Pool, Private Garden; very close Grace Bay
average rating of 4.818182 based on 38 reviews
Marston's Mills, Massachusetts

perfect family rental!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect rental for our family of 4! The house was clean, perfectly situated near Pelican Beach and the pool was absolutely awesome! The wrap around porch was perfect for relaxing after a long day at the beach, and the landscaping provided a tranquil and private setting that made us feel like we were the only ones in Leeward. Betty was great! She met us at the airport to guide us to Columbus Cottage, gave us a tour of the property and important information about the cottage and caretakers (whom we only saw once and were kind and professional). Truly a wonderful spot and we would definitely spend another vacation at Columbus Cottage!

Thank you for sharing this gem!

  • Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, and I am SO pleased you enjoyed Columbus Cottage as much as we do! The close proximity to the best beach in the world is certainly a great bonus, and the Leeward area is quiet and special. Hopefully see you again next year. Best wishes, Stephen and Jane
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Beyond our expectations

  • 4 of 5

The pictures of the property do not do it justice. The porch area is much larger than it seems in the pictures and the pool area was wonderful. We wanted a quiet place to enjoy time as a family. While we enjoyed the island, we did cook many meals at the house. I am glad that we decided to stay at this property and would recommend it to others looking to visit the island.

  • Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting your review, and yes, everyone says it is larger and better than the photos show! Its privacy and large garden area with pool are special. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Stephen and Jane
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time our family has rented Columbus Cottage. Lovely, very private pool area and a very short walk to what in our opinion is the best beach on the island. The kitchen is very well-equipped. Comfortable accommodations. Property manager is very responsive if you have any questions.

  • Submitted: 2-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Barb and family for your review. Agree, it's the best beach around! Thrilled you are already making arrangements to come back next year. Best wishes, Stephen and Jane
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Spring Break Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property - loved all of the garden and the pool area. Great location if you don't want the crowds of Grace Bay but close enough to get there. Enjoyed sampling the wealth of restaurants once we got the hang of driving! The house was perfectly equipped with every kitchen gadget, beach equipment, and linens. Thank you for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so right, you have the uniqueness of Grace Bay Beach (the best in the world, apparently) without too many people. The position of Columbus Cottage is one of its strengths, and the large garden and pool area are always much enjoyed and commented on. Hopefully you will return, we get several 'repeats'. Best wishes, Stephen and Jane
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Wonderful location!

  • 4 of 5

Cozy cottage with easy short drive/walk to beach. Close to shops and restaurants. Marina right down road for cruises. Loved having a pool to cool off after beach. Very secluded. Perfect vacation!

  • Submitted: 3-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, and we are so glad you enjoyed your holiday at our property. We and our family love it too, and have owned and tended to it for 18 years now! Come back again; we get alot of 'repeats' Stephen and Jane.
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Quiet beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The Leeward cottage provides a quiet, peaceful stay on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The veranda is a nice breezy outdoor experience. We enjoyed eating our meals outside without the hassle of bugs. We enjoyed the pool and at night we could kick back and view the stars. A wonderful relaxing getaway if you want to get away from it all. Jane will provide all the information and answer your questions promptly. Betty met us at airport and was also helpful. Thank you Jane for the bottle of wine! We booked the trip to celebrate our 25th anniversary and also my son's high school graduation. A good choice!

  • Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed Columbus as much as we do. We found it seventeen years ago, and still love it. That beach is special. Come back again. Best wishes, Stephen and Jane.
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Car: recommended

Spa treatments available locally, Casino 5 minutes drive.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Leeward Settlement, Turks & Caicos

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 2 2018 - Nov 20 2018
4 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2018 - Dec 20 2018
4 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 7 2019
7 night minimum stay
Jan 8 2019 - Jun 1 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$140.84

These are estimated rates at today's conversion rate (7th March, 2018) of £1 GBP = $1.39 USD.
The local 12% tax charge is NOT included and must be added.

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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