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Panoramic Private Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Views

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


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

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

About Lorna Wilson

Married 30 years with an adult daughter (Tiara) and son (Trysten). Our grand daughter (Bella) came into our lives about 2 years ago and has been the blessing we have longed for. My husband, Greg is a watch maker and gemologist. Our daughter, Tiara has followed in his footsteps as a jeweler. Hence, Gemstones is the name of our home. We built this home and completed it in 1998. However, we have only been promoting Gemstones as a vacation alternative for the pass six (6) years. Coming from a hospitality background with over 42 years of experience we know how to greet, meet and enjoy people. At the same time offering a vacation home product like no other in Bermuda. We have a total of 4 units on this property which keeps us very busy. Greg is a professional chef and a very skilled boats man. So keeping me busy is only the half of it. We enjoy travelling especially with our family and very close friends. I invite you to read our reviews on our other listings, after a while you will know all about us. We are at your service.

Lorna Wilson purchased this guest house in 1992

Why Lorna Wilson chose Southampton

Gemstones is a property that has all the qualities for large, medium and small families to enjoy. It is tucked away in an area of Bermuda called the Gold Coast overlooking the prettiest Private Beach called Crossbay Beach. Imagine someone placed you in the middle of the best resort area and said "have fun". The best restaurants, the kindest neighborhood, your own private beach with nature at it's best. You are right in the middle of three of the finest resorts Bermuda has to offer. All you have to do is bring your own groceries. You awake to the ocean and the sound of chirping birds everyday. You look out to sea and is amazed that God has created so many shades of blue. In the warmer summer months Longtail birds fill the skies. In the later evenings as the sunsets you watch the large cruise ships sailing on the oceans. Stay a little longer and you will be hypnotized by the beacon of Gibb's Hill Lighthouse.

What makes this guest house unique

Location, location, location.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation guest house rental in Southampton

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
  • 3 stories
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 ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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
  • 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
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • 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


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Panoramic Private Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Views
average rating of 4.806818 based on 88 reviews

This is a lovely property. There is the most amazing private beach which we used every day.

  • 5 of 5

If we return to Bermuda we will definitely make every effort to stay here again.

  • Submitted: 1-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun filled family vacation at the beach

  • 5 of 5

Second year staying at Gemstones and once again, had the comforts of home and hospitality of Lorna and Greg.

  • Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideally located beachfront house!

  • 5 of 5

Traveled with dear friends to Bermuda, a reunion of sorts. We had lived in Bermuda many years ago and had the best return visit. Gemstones was perfect! The property owners were very accommodating. We had our first dinner at Gemstones prepared by a chef which took away any of the stress of making a trip to the store upon arrival. What a delicious meal!! The house is situated close to excellent dining and transportation is easy to access from the house as well.

  • Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtakingly beautiful

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved Gemstones. Lorna was so kind and hospitable. She made us feel instantly welcome and at home. The views in the house and the private beach were breathtakingly beautiful. We didn’t want to leave the beach to go on excursions because it was so nice there. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 4-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It means alot.
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The best view ever! The house was gorgeous and the beach was the best.

  • 5 of 5

The property is immaculately maintained. The owners went out of their way to make certain we were comfortable and our needs were met or exceeded. This is a great location about 30 minutes from Hamilton and plenty of shopping. There are excellent restaurants within a short walk or taxi ride. There is nothing like going to sleep listening to the waves at night...the most peaceful vacation ever! We will definitely return!!

  • Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Perfect. Families like your family makes catering to you so easy. Your jewellers, we are jewellers. You love history, we enjoy history. You're boatsmen, we're boat people too. It was wonderful sitting off on the beach sharing our lives. I am so looking forward to your return. Till next year. Stay safe.
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An absolute dream

  • 5 of 5

What a delight. The house was great, the location was wonderful and the pictures do not do this property justice. Lorna and Gregg were the best hosts. Gregg prepared dinner for us and it was the best meal that we had in ages. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: People like you makes this business seem effortless. Come back anytime. You have options and may have availability sometimes. (smile) Thanks for mentioning Chef Greg's private dining. Best of Bermuda!
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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)


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation guest house rental in Southampton

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$198.06
Additional Guest Fee C$79.22 per person per night

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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