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Panoramic Private Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Sleeping Loft, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

You have found the vacation property whose name says it all GEMSTONES, located in Southampton, Bermuda. Gemstones is a luxury villa on its very own private beach. Upon arrival as you approach the property all you can say is 'WOW!'. This three bedroom accommodation has an open plan design with a large balcony off the dining room where you can enjoy panoramic views of the south shore. With another balcony off the master bedroom, fresh coffee and the sunrise will start your day off just right. In the master bedroom a king sized bed, Jacuzzi, and the walk through closet will make you feel right at home. The loft serves as a forth bedding area with a king size futon that can be converted to two single beds. This property has all the comforts you will desire. Wifi available. A fully appointed Viking kitchen and a Sub Zero refridgerator, full laundry and a large back patio area for those summer bar-b-ques. Enjoy your favorite beverage as you nestle by the fireplace in the sunken living room. The breakfast nook is an additional area allowing you further relaxation. Perfect place to read a good book as you watch the waves wash in and roll out gently over the pink sand. Reverse air conditioners are located in selected areas throughout the house. This resort area has the finest restaurants and a major bus route for convenience at the top of “de hill” all within walking distance. Golfers as an additional feature this is probably the only property you can practice your driving range before you hit the courses. Greg would love to show you how to do it. Do not forget to inquiry on our private dining. Chef Greg is at your service.

Due to popular demand, we have brought our two bedroom apartment online as another vacation rental alternative. Baby Gem is located on the same property as our listing 396719 with VRBO. This two bedroom apartment accommodates 4 guests. The queen size sofa allows our maximum guest count to be 6 persons. Families of more than 8 have taken advantage of this opportunity but you must book early for this convenience. With French doors off the kitchen and another opening onto its own large covered private patio. As you gaze out to sea, this unobstructed view of the south shore leaves you in “awe”. If you yearn for peace, tranquility and space you have come to the end of your search. This reverse air conditioned unit has a full bathroom along with laundry facility which will make your vacation perfect. This resort area has the finest restaurants and a major bus route for convenience at the top of “de hill” all within walking distance. Yes, your own private beach to enjoy – Crossbay Beach only steps away. Also see our third and fully independant unit that is the Deck House. Located at the lower western end of the property. See our listing #914639. This unit is a charmimg fully appointed studio complete with a queen bed full kitched and modern bathroom.

Perfect for two.

More Details

Owner
Lorna Wilson
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Lorna Wilson

Married 30 years with an adult daughter and a teenage son. Our family loves boating and cooking. Greg is a professional chef and is very passionate when it comes to food. As his assistant I select the wines.

Lorna Wilson purchased this villa in 1992

Why Lorna Wilson chose Southampton

We built this home from the ground up. Completed 1998.

What makes this villa unique

Location, location, location.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation villa rental in Southampton

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Powder Room
  • Walk through master bathroom with Jaccuzi and shower separated. Full second bathroom with tub and shower Powder Room - 1/2 bath off foyer
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Loft + Office - 1 king , Day Bed in loft
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), King Day Bed in loft (1) Pull out queen size couch in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fireplace

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(82 traveler reviews)

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Panoramic Private Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Views
average rating of 4.804878 based on 82 reviews
5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Gemstones was perfect. Exactly as described. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It is a well thought out and appointed home. Everything is as it should be. And that view...stunning. We couldn’t have been happier, the owners were lovely and responsive to every need, and that view and beach...sigh. We miss you already, Gemstones! We will be back!

  • Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and attention to detail. Greg constructed better steps to the beach. Hopefully the next time you return it would not be so cool. March came in like a lion. But she is surely going out like a lamb. It is so beautiful. Crossbay beach is the best it has ever been. Breathtaking beautiful.
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Paradise views in Bermuda!

  • 4 of 5

The location on the island as well as the closeness to the beach was perfect. The view off the patios is exactly what we were hoping for in Bermuda. It is important to note that this rental is part of a larger house. While we had no problems during out stay, the posting does not mention that there will be other visitors and the owner on the premises. This may be more common in Bermuda with non-resort lications. We were happy with the house, and would come back again.

  • Submitted: 3-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Each unit is completely separated from each other. The structure of Gemstones is solid which allows each unit to function independently. Excessive noise pollution is discouraged throughout Bermuda after 12am. Should special events are requested I do encourage the rental of the other units which occurs often. It is actually beneficial for a knowledgeable personal to be on site since unforeseen circumstances can occur from time to time. Since our renters have quick turn around times service requirements are addressed immediately. Thank God your family didn't experience any issues. I appreciate you pointing this out James and I also look forward to your families return to Gemstones and Bermuda.
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5

Perfect house on private beach in paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five stayed here for four nights and it was heaven. The location of this house on this private, gorgeous beach cannot be beat. Hosts Lorna and Greg are the sweetest and kindest. The house is huge, clean, with every amenity. It pained us to leave. If we visit Bermuda again, there is no other place we will stay than Gemstones. Thank you, Wilsons!

  • Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful to kick off our 2018 season with such a wonderful, growing family. Many blessings for a successful pregnancy. Next time you will enjoy the fireplace. For February the weather was so warm and you were fortunate to have such wonderful days. Come back anytime. Perfect guests.
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5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Not sure you could fine a home with a better view ANYWHERE! We must have discussed how blue the water was 100 times a day. If you love to cook when you are vacation the kitchen is the most well equipped vrbo kitchen we've stayed in. Sitting down at the dining room table with the ocean breeze blowing in was heavenly. We had no idea how close Bermuda was to NY. Never done a weekend getaway before, but learned that 2 days in Bermuda feels like you've been in paradise for a week. Don't wait another day - hop on a plane and enjoy Gemstones.! We will certaily be back soon.

  • Submitted: 20-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bermuda and Gemstones is a wonderful alterative to snow especially this time of the year. Thank you for caring for our home like yours. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us. We are looking forward to your return anytime. Have a Happy New Year!
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5

A Home in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This unit is great for two or three couples who want to experience Bermuda close-up and with access to fine restaurants and a dedicated incredible beach. Greg and Lorna are on-site hosts and both facilitating and entirely friendly and accommodating. Not having your own transportation is not a huge issue - taxis are readily available as is the bus (which you pick up literally at the top of the driveway). I would not recommend this unit for (you know who you are) world travelers who expect maids and doormen and concierge servants to pick up after you and wipe your nose - you should stay at a luxury hotel and miss out on the character of this wonderful home, its owners, it's unique access to a beach out of Gilligan's Island, and the opportunity to drink coffee and eat breakfast with your friends around a real dining room table on real chairs with decks that give you a 180 degree view of the blue/turquoise ocean. This is a place for real people who enjoy new paradisical experiences with friends and are fine throwing their own coffee cups and plates in a Viking dishwasher and getting their own fruit out of this unit's sub-zero refrigerator.

  • Submitted: 20-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love you Todd. This is by far the funniest review we have ever received. Thank you for the opportunity to enjoy your family and friends. Thank you for the champagne you shared with the traditional Bermudian codfish breakfast Chef Greg prepared for you. I love when magicial moments happen at Gemstones and this was surely one of them. Thank you. Hope to see you again.
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5

absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Photos don't really prepare you for the beauty of this place, its private beach, its balcony and huge deck, the airy spacious rooms, and Lorna's welcoming smile. We ate in a lot more than we were expecting and it was so easy to do so. Bermuda is amazingly lovely and we felt we had the perfect place to experience this. All this and comfortable beds too.

  • Submitted: 3-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely family. The first time we met Dad thought we were all going to live together. That brought a warming to my heart immediately. Smile. As large as this house is I hardly heard your family move about. Thank you for respecting Gemstones. You handed the unit over to us as clean as you received it. Wow! 5 star experience for sure, even for us.
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Location

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
L.F. Wade International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Henry VIII Restaurant and Pub
Nearest Ferry
0.7 Miles
Waterlot Inn - Fairmont Southampton Resort
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Fairmont Southampton
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Henry's Pub and Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Public Beach - Horseshoe Bay Beach
Car: not necessary

Located within a 2 minute walk you will be at Gibb's Hill Lighthouse. The perfect place to see the entire islands of Bermuda. The view is amazing. Perched in the middle of two of the best resort properties in Bermuda (Fairmont Southampton and The Reef's Resort) is GEMSTONES. Another attraction is your own private chef at your request. Chef Greg is not only the owner but will be honored to prepare a meal especially for you in the privacy of your home away from home here at Gemstones. Also I invite you to view our lower unit for small groups listing 450166. Or bring another family along. (smile)

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation villa rental in Southampton

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nightly Rate
Apr 28 2018 - May 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
May 12 2018 - May 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jun 29 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 12 2018 - Jul 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 29 2018 - Jul 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 6 2018 - Aug 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 20 2018 - Aug 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 22 2018 - Aug 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$852
 
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 31 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$852
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$852
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 2 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$852
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 3 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 4 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 1 2018 - Feb 9 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$833
 
 
Nightly Rate
Feb 10 2019 - Feb 10 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$833
 
 
Nightly Rate
Feb 11 2019 - Mar 16 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$833
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$922
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$189.41

One Cleaning Fee: $150.00
Service Fee: $40.00 per day
(Electricity, cable, WiFi, phone and water service
Maximum number of guest is limited to 6 person. An additional charge of $60.00 per person per night for guest in addition to 6 will be assessed. Standard short term rental agreement will require your signature.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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