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Serenity on its Peninsula– Private Estate on Elbow Cay, Abaco, Bahamas

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3x dble, 1x sgle Bedrooms(7x), 2 Baths, huge leaving room

Homes like Serenity rarely come on the market.

This is your opportunity to rent a private piece of paradise in Abaco, Bahamas. The breathtaking oceanfront property boasts 716 linear feet of waterfront in the White Sound of Elbow Cay. The home is surrounded by lush tropical flowers and winding decks that lead to a private fresh water pool with extraordinary sunrise views. The spacious 2,508 square foot home features 4 bedrooms and 2 baths plus a private outdoor shower. There is also an enclosed gazebo with electric and air conditioning that sits on the waters edge.

In 2009 the kitchen, living room and master bedroom were impeccably renovated. The open kitchen is lined with floor to ceiling glass doors designed to enjoy the beautiful landscaping and water views. Kitchen finishes include gorgeous tiles that were imported from Spain, Crema Marfil marble counter tops with antiqued walnut cabinets and forged pewter hardware.

Property Details & Features:

- House totals 2,508 sq ft (including gazebo)

- 3x dble & 1x sgle bedrooms/2 baths (plus outdoor shower)

- Recently redecorated

- House sits on 3 lots totaling .806 acres with 716 LFT of waterfront

- Air-conditioned

- Water maker that continually fills cistern with 40,000 gallon capacity

- Outdoor grill area

- Fresh water pool

- Enclosed gazebo with electric and air conditioning

- Central air conditioning in kitchen, living area, master bedrooms

- Independant A/C in the other 3x bedrooms

- 30 KW generator to provide standby electrical power

- 80' dock in well-protected White Sound

- Dock dredged 4 feets at low tide

- New swimming dock with its open dock gazebo with nice benches

- Cable TV - CD stereo - Wifi

- Washer and dryer

- Big slide windows, metal roof

- Gorgeous kitchen features tiles imported from Spain, Crema Marful marble counter tops with antiqued walnut cabinets. Some of the cabinets are off set with a pewter decorative wire grill. The hardware is forged pewter.

Keywords: On a peninsula, Breathtaking view and sunset, Private, Peacefull, Estate, Elbow Cay, Abaco, Bahamas, beach house, private boat dock.

More Details

Owner
Serenity
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Serenity

We are European and we discovered the Bahamas by boat. The first time was July 2008 and we cruised all around the Bahamas three times a year till 2012. We love the Bahamas which offers such clear water and great temperature. We have been amazed by all the features that Elbow cay and Hope Town could offer. Nice restaurants, beautiful beaches, activities such as scuba diving, fishing guides and so on. The village and its great colorful houses without forgetting its famous lighthouse convinced us to settle down here in 2013.

Serenity purchased this estate in 2013

Why Serenity chose Hope Town

We fall in love with Serenity which sits on a private peninsula at 10 minutes drive by golf cart from Hope Town, in the White Sound! No neighbors except in the back where the road reaches the house, but only sea and stunning view all around the house with spectacular sunraises and sunsets.

The house is luxuriously furnished with a superb modern open kitchen overlooking two large lounges. All details of the layout of the kitchen convinces the lady of the most demanding home. All the details are there, from microwave to dishwasher without forgetting a refined dishes and table service available to guests. Furniture has been chosen with taste and refined and the house has its personalized decoration. As soon as you step in Serenity, you feel home! Serenity is constantly renovated, extremely well maintained and offers anyone its place. Nice huge dock which can welcome boats together with its opened gazebo and swimming dock. An external closed gazebo is at disposal for those like privacy to read and so on. We hope you will be as convinced as us, the first time we saw Serenity! The spell of Serenity is something that you won’t find anywhere else.

Serenity is beautiful all day long.Lush gardens and winding walks. The most romantic spot on the island.

What makes this estate unique

Bone fishing area.

Peacefull.

Complete privacy as Serenity is on a peninsula.

Most amazing sunsets.

Nice restaurants closed to it.

Very protected area.

Come over and see that we have told you only the truth :-) !

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Hope Town

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • There is also an outside shower near the pool
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King Size Bed (1), Queen size Beds (2), Single Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Brand new generator, spring 2013 :-) Have a look on Serenity website : www.serenitydock.com

Reviews

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Serenity on its Peninsula– Private Estate on Elbow Cay, Abaco, Bahamas
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

Exceptional... Stunning... WOW!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and four teenage children came to stay at Serenity during our Spring Break week. From the moment we arrived we were blown away. From the open living area where we all gathered to watch movies after a day of boating and exploring to the breathtaking views from just about every view point in the house- we fell in love. Within the first day I was begging my husband could we buy this house as our dream house.

The pictures, while gorgeous, do not do justice to Serenity's beauty. There are unique special places throughout the property; like the pergola area where you can sit and have your morning coffee; the self contained reading (chill out) room that affords sunset views; the spacious pool deck and refreshing pool, the grill station adjacent to the pool, the dock space with its own jump off spot with ladder, and my favorite- the patio area that sits at the southwest portion of the property providing an unobstructed view of the magnificent sunset.

The rooms were all cozy. The kitchen was nicer than the one at my own home...

All in all, we left feeling refreshed. Happy. And Serene.

Thank you thank you thank you Ariane for making dreams come true. We will definitely be back!

Aaron and Shelley Nichols

Houston, TX/ Cudjoe Key, FL

  • Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your review and your kind words are so rewarding! Thank you so much 😊?! We love our house and maintaining the property the way we want is very demanding. But sharing Serenity with people caring and enjoying like you is definitely the way we like. Please come back whenever you wish to, Serenity is waiting for you 🤗?🙌?🏻?
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5

Incredible

  • 5 of 5

The Location is by far stellar. The house absolutely organized for maximum comfort! The kitchen is Well appointed-with has sharp knives, first class ultra quiet dishwasher, great fridge and freezer, abundant fresh water.

There is a glass walled reading room with its own air conditioners positioned on an observatory deck. This structure rests on the absolute tip of the pensula leading into the shallows of White sound/Sea of Abaco. The deck communicates 270° around the house providing shoeless access to the pool, outdoor shower, pool house and dock. Beauty, comfort, ease of use

  • Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Randall for your kind words which went straight to my heart... Serenity is so special. I am so glad you enjoyed it. You are more than welcome to come again. Let’s keep in touch. With best
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5

By far the best view on elbow cay!!

  • 5 of 5

House was like staying at home. It had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A week in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We have vacationed many times on Elbow Cay and the surrounding area over the last 40 years, but we are now forever spoiled. Serenity is as advertised, a home where everything you could possibly need or want has been provided, and a place you will not soon forget. The grounds are spectacular, with well thought out walkways which wind efficiently through the foliage. Flowers, bushes and trees lend the genuine feel of an arboretum, and every plant is perfectly maintained. We had a special appreciation for the stepped down dock design, which allows easy access into and out of the boat, as well as the surrounding water of White Sound for snorkeling. Every detail has been well thought out; even a carport for the golf cart just outside the front door. One day the electrical power for the whole island was out for about 7 hours, but the automatic generator started instantly, and we were not affected at all ! The interior spaces of Serenity are elegant and spacious, comfortable and welcoming....after most of our days spent boating and joyriding, the outdoor showers allowed us to rinse off the salt water before lounging in the lovely pool, where we found ourselves most every afternoon before our dinners. The Abaco Inn was by far our favorite, and it is less than five minutes by cart... if it has been some time since your last visit you will be pleasantly surprised by the remodeling and upgrades. The location of Serenity, situated on the tip of the peninsula, provides the ultimate in spectacular views, and is the quietest place I could imagine. To sum it all up, let me just say that we will be back. Count on it !

  • Submitted: 23-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Expensive but worth it

  • 5 of 5

This is the nicest house we have ever rented in the Abacos, and we have been renting here for over 20 years. Other than some doors that were hard to lock, everything worked perfectly and well. The house and grounds are designed in such a way that many people can find solitude and peace away from others. The grounds are beautiful with many coconut trees and exotic tropicals. The view is unprecedented and spans almost 270 degrees.

  • Submitted: 11-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

An incredible experience

  • 5 of 5

I have sailed and traveled throughout the Bahamas since 1976 , and have been returning yearly to the Abacos for the past 12 years . Serenity is without a doubt the best property at which we have stayed ... the house is exceptionally well maintained , modern and has a great vibe . The location on White Sound is perfect , and the views are beautiful . We will be back ... maybe 2 or 3 weeks next time !!

  • Submitted: 21-Jun-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

Serenity is located on a peninsula in the White Sound at 10 minutes drive from Hope Town. The area is peacefull and very quiet surounded by stunning ocean view. Abaco Inn is a 3-5 minutes golf cart drive as well as Sea Spray Marina and FireFly resort. The 3 places offer delicious meals.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Hope Town

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2018
May 12 2018 - Aug 18 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$8,722
 
 
Low Season 2018
Aug 19 2018 - Oct 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$6,798
 
 
X'mas & New Year 2018-2019
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
C$8,722
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
C$8,080
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,282.6
Water/Elect. boat owners C$641.3
House cleaner for 3h min C$96.19
7th person C$897.82

LISTED PRICES ARE UP TO 6 PEOPLE. Extra $700.- is requested for the 7th person.
Rental Saturdays from 04:00 pm till Saturdays 09:30 am
Serenity is available for 7 people maximum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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