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An historic home in a garden setting 5 minutes from our 17th century town

Bedrooms 2
Space 200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

An Edwardian home setting close to St. George's, a UNESCO Heritage site.

'Haslemere' is a 114 year old home with character and history. It has a lovely garden which is currently featuring an hibiscus hedge in full bloom,a vegetable plot, flowering trees, and lots of palm trees.

There is a hammock and a hanging chair under a shady tree, for you to relax in, and loungers on the lawn. The rental comprises a bedroom, sunroom lounge, and a private bathroom, with use of garden, patio, veranda, and kitchen.

The house was built with high ceilings and tall windows facing south across the harbour to stay cool in summer and warm in winter.

There are 2 bedrooms, each has a queen-size bed, ceiling fan, and AC. The sitting room has a lovely view across St.Georges harbor and is furnished with a microwave, small fridge, TV and comfortable chairs. Your bathroom has a full bath and shower. * *Please note that both bedrooms are rented to a friends or family groups, as the bathroom is shared.

You are welcome to use the house

barbecue, kitchen, laundry, patio, and veranda.

We love to give our guests a tour of the neighbourhood. We'll take you to the store for any food shopping you may want to do, show you the way to the beach, get bus tickets and teach you how to use the bus service. If we can improve your vacation in any way we will try our best to do so!

For guests staying 3 days or more we will meet your plane and return you at the end of your stay.

Our breakfasts are varied and hearty. For much of the year we serve you outside on the patio, under our mahogany tree.

More Details

Ray and Kay Latter
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 15, 2018

About Ray and Kay Latter

Ray and Kay, your hosts, are both retired teachers with a passion for the island. For some years we operated a tour business, introducing visitors to Bermuda's history, places of interest, and natural history.

We love to have visitors, and will help as much as you want. We can show you the best places to swim, snorkel, golf, eat, walk , bird watch, fish :everything to make your holiday special.

We will take you to the grocery store, and get you acquainted with the bus routes and ferry schedules. so you can start your vacation without hassle or stress.

We start your day off well with a great breakfast served under a shady mahogany tree. We provide masks and snorkels, beach towels, and cool bags for your day at the beach, and you can use the kitchen to pack your picnic lunch if you wish.

Ray and Kay Latter purchased this house in 2006

Why Ray and Kay Latter chose Saint George's

As a courtesy to our guests who are staying for 3 nights or more we will meet you at the airport. We will return all guests there at the end of the stay, at no extra charge. Information about this will be sent once booking is confirmed, and we have your flight details.

We are ideally placed for exploring the island. A short walk takes you into the charming old capital of St. George's, 1612. The frequent bus services pass the house, to all points of the island. The summer ferry service goes from St. George's to the West End of the island and Hamilton.

There are beaches within walking distance, and also a short bus ride away, or we will take you there. Restaurants and pubs are a 5 minute walk away, in St. George's.

What makes this house unique

The ferry stop is 5 minutes walk from our door, and in the summer months in 25 minutes, having enjoyed a scenic ocean ride, you are in the heart of the historic Royal Naval Dockyard.

A bus leaves every 10-15 minutes from outside the house to other parts of the island. Your hosts will supply you with maps and directions.

A five minute walk takes you into World Heritage town of St. Georges established 1612; here you will find pastel coloured houses, restaurants, museums, shops and churches. The summer ferry service from the town will take you to The Royal Naval Dockyard Historical Area.

Our home, built in 1904, has a history of its own, and will give you a comfortable introduction to staying in St. George. We are happy to share it with our guests, who seem to love it as much as we do.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Saint George's

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , For guests and family or friends as the bathroom is shared
  • Lovely airy and comfortable room, with a queen sized bed, AC and a ceiling fan. There is a small private lounge adjacent. For a family, or friends travelling together, we can offer a second room. This has a/c, ceiling fan, queen bed. You would share your sitting room, or use the patio, veranda or garden. PLEASE NOTE: This arrangement will involve sharing your bathroom
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
*We are licensed tour guides. We can provide tours, price $25 an hour, which can be themed if you have a particular interest, e.g. plants, birds, historical, military history, etc. We are well placed for the ferry to the historic Royal Navy Dockyard, where there are shops, a museum, good food and activities, and even better situated for special events taking place in St. George. We can host 2 couples who are friends, and one extra person provided you are willing to share the bathrooms- this is a Victorian house!


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An historic home in a garden setting 5 minutes from our 17th century town
average rating of 4.939394 based on 66 reviews

Welcoming and so helpful. We had a wonderful first trip to Bermuda!

  • 5 of 5

Ray and Kay are warm and welcoming hosts. They freely shared their knowledgeable of Bermuda with us which was incredibly helpful as this was our first trip to Bermuda. We had no problems getting around because they took all of the guess work out of it. We had a wonderful visit and hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so enjoyed hosting you and getting to know you. Thank you for this lovely review.
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A city in Northeast Ohio

Wonderful Stay with Kay & Ray @ Haslemere!!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter (22) and I stayed a week with Kay & Ray at the end of March 2018. We had a lovely vacation. Kay & Ray are wonderful hosts. They are so friendly and welcoming and we truly enjoyed their hospitality and getting to know both of them. We had chosen Haslemere based on the many positive reviews of other guests and were not disappointed. The pickup and dropoff at the airport was so convenient and greatly appreciated. Ray gave us a tour of St. George our first full morning which was a great way to get our bearings. Later in the week, Ray also took us to see some other parts of Bermuda that we might not have been able to see on our own. Unfortunately, I had to do some work while there for the week and the internet service worked great. Kay was also able to assist my daughter with making an appointment to see a masseuse with short notice due to severe pain she was having in her hip. Overall - we truly enjoyed our week and were made to feel so welcome with Ray and Kay! We understand why so many other visitors also commented that they feel like you are leaving friends at the end of your vacation!

  • Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City

Kay & Ray are great. They are charming, friendly, helpful and appropriately opinionated.

  • 5 of 5

Kay & Ray pick you up and take you back. Start with a driving tour of St. Georges. Rainy day? We

were back in their car visiting 2d hand shops. Wonderful breakfasts. They accommodated are gluten free daughter.

They've lived on Bermuda for 50 years and know everything from restaurants to beaches. They are not afraid to express an opinion, very helpful for first timers. They are available but not intrusive. It was our pleasure getting to know them. They provided bus tickets so we didn't have to get them and we paid them back at the end of our stay.

Beautiful house with some amazing furniture we'd have loved to take home. The bedroom was more than adequate as was the spare bedroom that was made available for our adult daughter.

Comfortable full size beds. A small sitting room overlooking the harbor with a fridge, coffee maker and small microwave. An easy 10 minute walk into town. Unless your up for spending a lot on expensive cabs, the bus stop across the street is convenient.

Why would you want to stay anywhere else?

  • Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most wonderul trip!!!

  • 5 of 5

Ray and Kay made our stay a true delight. Their slogan is "arrive as strangers, leave as friends" nothing could be more true. They showed us the island, helped us navigate the public transportation, gave us wonderful insight and history of the island. Their B&B is absolutely charming and inviting. We had a home cooked breakfast every morning. We couldn't ask for nicer, warmer hosts!!! And, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We highly recommend staying at Hazlrmere with Ray and Kay!!!!

  • Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay in Bermuda

  • 5 of 5

Kay and Ray were absolutely wonderful throughout our short stay in Bermuda. They made us feel right at home in their beautiful, historic home. It truly was like staying with family! Breakfast was delicious, and they even thought of the kids, making sure everyone was happy. Clean, airy rooms, and the guest lounge/sitting room is perfect for a small family. Thank you so much for making our first trip to Bermuda a wonderful one.

  • Submitted: 2-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Ray and Kay are the perfect host's. Could not have been better.

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
L.F.Wade International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Wahoo's Bistro and Tavern By the Sea
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Penno's Wharf, St.George's
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Ocean View, Tucker's Point, Mid Ocean
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Wharf
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Tobacco Bay
Car: not necessary

A quaint town, the oldest living English settlement in the Americas, with historical sights as well as charming walks and views of the island's eastern coastline. A visit to The World Heritage Center is well worth the small fee which includes an historical informative film and display of our town. St.George's has forts, beaches, small shops, pharmacy, churches, museums and The Bermuda Perfumery with a free tour! There are re-enactments and free walking tours in the town square twice weekly on Wednesday and Saturday, and most days during the summer months. There is a truly wonderful Haunted History Walk which is a must see for visitors. St.George's is full of charm and history as this was our original capital city and the walking tours are wonderful and full of interesting facts about our town. Or you can take a road train tour.

The waters of the harbor and the ocean are crystal clear blue and aqua. Jet skis , canoes, sail boats are all for hire to help you explore the area.

You might want to take a glass bottom boat tour, or sail on a catamaran.

There is excellent snorkeling at nearby Tobacco Bay, as well as food and music. For divers, Bermuda boasts some of the world's best wreck diving if you want more than fish. Our coral reefs are well protected and in excellent health.

Crystal Caves , which are close by, are open to the public, and there are other caves to explore and swim in which are not commercial.

If you enjoy walking, the old railway trail, a grassy path, takes you along low cliffs at the ocean's edge, and there are beach walks aplenty.

Explore some of the many forts around St. George, in a variety of designs they date from the 1600's to World War 11. Fort St. Catherine has excellent displays which are well worth the visit.

St. Peter's church, (now 'Their Majesties Chappelle' by Royal decree of H.M. Queen Elizabeth 11) is the oldest Anglican church in the Western Hemisphere, and people have worshipped on this site since 1609. It is a lovely old church with Bermuda cedar beams and furnishings, and plain glass windows which give it a very different 'feel' to most churches.

From the waterfront a ferry takes a scenic 40 minute route to the Royal Naval Dockyard in the west of the island.

The Dockyard holds the National Museum, shops, restaurants and a glass blower, among many other attractions, all in a setting of one of the strongest British forts of the 1800s.

Hamilton, our capital, has shopping, a fine Art Gallery, the Cathedral, and Fort Hamilton overlooking the town in addition to many varied dining experiences and shopping.

St. George and Bermuda have much to offer a vacationer, whether you want to be active or stay quietly on a beach under an umbrella.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Saint George's

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Standard rate
Apr 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Our rates are per room. Both rooms are let only to a party of friends or family as the bathroom is shared. So a 2 bedroom booking is $160 X 2 = $320 a night. Breakfast is served everyday.
If you stay for 3 nights or more,we will meet you at the airport with prior notice of arrival time (no charge).

No deposit is required. Payment is due in full upon arrival. Please give 2 weeks notice at least of a cancellation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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