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Waterfront Cottage with Pool, Seahorse, #1 Pick Lonely Planet

Bedrooms 1
Space 37 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Waterfront

The Seahorse is a charming Waterfront Cottage ... and is the sister cottage to the Starfish and Tamarind Tree Cottages at the Edge of the World Properties.

Property amenities include Pool, Thatch roof Tiki bar and waterfront Dock & Deck with Free Kayaks for guests.

Stone Stairs to our unique & private dock below for easy access to water for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing or sunning. There is also an upper deck with chairs for reading, sunning or looking out over the water and village.

The Seahorse Cottage is 12' x 24' and located directly on the Gregory Town Cove (Caribbean side) within the confines of a large private estate that include a thatched tiki bar, pool, tropical gardens and easy access to the village at the bottom of the hill.

No need for rental car here! Nice paved road. You will find all you need within one block.

Walk out your door and down the block for groceries, Surf Shop, gift shops, Surfer's Beach, local food establishments, post office, clinic and more.

Full kitchen with eat at bar, microwave, fridge, Oven/Stove, coffee maker, blender, toaster and all pot/pans & utensils, large new Queen bed, air conditioning, free wifi internet direct to cottage and on property, free kayaks at our private dock, free local & L.D. calls to U.S. and Canada from here. Fully enclosed outside shower with hot & cold water, tucked away on tropical patio under the coconut trees. Or another enclosed 'jungle shower' in back with cold only.

Large private gardens for all guests to enjoy. Various fruits and vegetables available as the seasons provide.

Herb gardens to pick from as well for your cooking pleasure.

Car rentals available nearby, 20 minutes from ELH - North Eleuthera Int'l Airport and 40 minutes from GHB - Governor's Harbour Int'l Airport, with daily flights from USA.

Gregory Town is located between Harbour Island and Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera with many activities for all. Kayaking, caving, cliff diving, surfing, shelling, snorkeling, spearfishing, bonefishing, deep water access and light tackle fishing everywhere.

Local Bahamian Fishing Guides/Tour Guides/Captains available in village.

Keywords: Waterfront Cottage, Stairs to Water, Wifi internet, Free Amenities, Groceries, Stone Grills, Outdoor Showers,

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About The Owner

Owners of Edge of the World Properties, including the world renowned Starfish Cottage and the Seahorse Cottage. Bahamian Family owned and operated for decades ! Join the thousands of guests who have visited us from around the world.

Featured on the front page of the travel section of the N.Y. Times twice. Known for our charming cottages and idyllic waterfront location in the beautiful Bahamas.

Kimy and Terry

The Owners

Why The Owner chose Gregory Town

We enjoy sharing our lifestyle and property here in paradise. Come to Eleuthera-Bahamas, you will have a wonderful adventure.

What makes this cottage unique

Enjoy the personal attention your Bahamian hosts will provide during your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kimy and Terry,

Wherever we are, we think of our family and friends ~ and that brings us peace and joy.

Thank you for being our "Bahama Family!"

We love being here!

Carol & Gary

Seahorse Cottage

2nd visit
Mar 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Gregory Town

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 37 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • NO CANDLES allowed inside cottage, electric or solar lantern only, candles may be used outside on porch
  • A/C, when using a/c ALL windows and doors must be closed
  • KAYAKS are to be checked out with owner prior to using
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Jungle Shower in back/Enclosed hot water shower down pathway
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Free dbl. kayak for all guests. Guide services available thru licensed Bahamian Capt. for boat trips, fishing trips, kayak tours, snorkeling or diving trips. FREE Beach Chairs and Cooler bags in each cottage


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Waterfront Cottage with Pool, Seahorse, #1 Pick Lonely Planet
average rating of 4.951613 based on 71 reviews

Perfect for our laid back style. Very special!

  • 5 of 5

the hosts were fantastic, the property was beautiful and well maintained. we had a blast!

  • Submitted: 5-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada

So much potential...

  • 3 of 5

Our little villa was super clean, well equiped, quite comfortable with a nice view and all. It's just that the little village of Gregory Town nearby has very little to offer and our guest could have been a little more informative about what is offered.

  • Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry you did not care for our little village and were so sick while here. The flu has been all over and being sick on vacation can be a real bummer. Hope our warm sunshine helped heal you after coming from snowbound Quebec. Our many travelers love the charm of sleepy little Gregory Town. This is a beach lovers and explorers paradise. We feel our listing shows the quiet charm of our area quite well. You told us you worked here at club med years ago and wanted to share our beautiful island with your ladyfriend. Nothing has really changed. Simple and beautiful. That is Eleuthera. Thank you for leaving our adorable little cottage clean and tidy. We enjoyed meeting you. We hope you feel better. Sorry you were so sick while here. Beautiful Cottage in Sleepy Caribbean Village
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Edge of the World Properties - Seashorse Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay and get away from it all, chill out, unwind, relax, walk pink sand beaches and recharge your batteries. Eleuthera is beautiful, quiet, rustic in places, unspoiled and uncommercialized. Do not expect Nassau and as the bumper sticker proudly states "Eleuthera is not for everyone".

  • Submitted: 17-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were wonderful guests. It was as if you always lived here you were so comfortable in the Seahorse Cottage. This makes us so happy to know you enjoyed your stay and our beautiful island so much. We thank you for choosing our Seahorse Cottage. You cared for our home as if it were your own. You are always welcome here with us. Love & Sunshine! Kimy, Terry & Morocco
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Best vacation spot ever!

  • 5 of 5

We returned to this property after staying here a few years ago. The owners are extremely welcoming and always take care of their guests. they also provide insight and recommendations on where to go. The seahorse cottage was perfect for my husband and I. It has a beautiful view of the water and a huge porch that is great to drink morning coffee on. We love to kick off our shoes as soon as we arrive and hang in a hammock or by the pool. Grounds are beautiful and tons of fresh fruit growing on the property. We hope everyone else enjoys this hidden gem as much as we do!

  • Submitted: 20-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us in our Seahorse Cottage. We adopted you two Lovebirds on your honeymoon years ago and are happy to have you return anytime. It is always a pleasure to have you. We will see you in November. Sunshine & Love Forever! Kimy, Terry & Morocco
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Authentic little dream

  • 5 of 5

Cottage nice and clean. Great private terrasse. We loved the small village and the view from upper deck. Thanks a lot for this marvellous stay

  • Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you! You were wonderful guests, adventuresome travelers and left our home so clean and tidy! Thank you! We are so happy you enjoyed our Seahorse Cottage and our little Caribbean village here in Gregory Town. It was a holiday to remember. JUNKANOO PARADE! What fun 😁� Love & Sunshine from the Bahamas!!! Kimy, Terry & Morocco
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Even though words do not do it justice below is our attempt!

  • 5 of 5

To explore was the plan for our recent trip to Eleuthera, Bahamas. The journey began with the choice of accommodations. Prior trips to exotic locations had us at resorts which, upon recollection, have them seemingly blending into one. The only identifiers were the excursions when we were thrust into the native land experiencing what the island had to offer. It became obvious – spend our time on location experiencing what the island had to offer.

We decided upon a quaint cottage at the Edge of the World Properties situated in Gregory Town, Eleuthera. Beginning with the booking confirmation, we became members of an elite group – family to Terry and Kimy Johnson, the owners. We were added to a private Facebook group where we had access to not only the owners, but others who have stayed before us.

There were three accommodations to choose from and we chose the Seahorse cottage. The photos confirmed this space to be ideal for our journey’s wants/needs. The cottage contained only two rooms – a half bathroom and a great room containing a queen bed and a kitchenette with every need met for cooking our meals. We had the option of two showers, both outdoors, one with only cold water and another supplying hot water.

What at first seemed odd, we were instructed to simply ask upon arriving in Gregory Town, how to find “Terry and Kimy’s place” and we did just that. This was our first introduction to the incredible hospitality of the locals.

Kimy, Terry, and Morroco (their dog) greeted us, Terry gave the grand tour. The cottage was exactly what we had anticipate, and then some. Our explorations took us all over the island, but we would spend a lot of time on property as well taking in the breathtaking view of the cove and witnessing many gorgeous sunsets from the private dock.

We were mostly prepared by reading comments and asking questions of the hosts and prior visitors. We learned that packing food was a must as food can be costly if you choose to eat out. I recommend experiencing the local cuisine but, if on a budget, cooking is the solution and our cottage had almost every necessity to do just that. We also learned that there are bugs to endure, but only if you’re lucky. I endured, my friend never had a single bite.

This vacation became a new standard by which future trips will be planned. An experience like none before; I cannot wait to return as so many have over the 27 years that the Edge of the World Properties has hosted paradi

  • Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Welcome to our little Island Family! You ladies were a delight. From that first hug, we knew you were going to be part of our lives forever. Thank you for choosing our Seahorse Cottage for your adventures in the Bahamas! You were wonderful and treated our home as if it were your own. Come Home Soon! Love & Sunshine from Gregory Town! Kimy, Terry & Morocco (that bone was yummy.... woof woof)
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Local Bahamian Fishing Guides available for bonefishing, light tackle fishing, kayaking tours, spear fishing, diving, snorkeling, bird watching, exploring. Just ask us and we will have them come here to the property to assist with your needs.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Gregory Town

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My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$128.12

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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