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Beautiful one acre Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath

We welcome you to enjoy a piece of our lovely Island by staying at Orchard Manor. Our property (1 acre) is located a walk away from pink sandy beaches found on the western end of the island - Daniels Head and Long Bay Beach, two great beaches for the family. Collect shells on the shoreline or get up close and personal with sea life. Let the kids play on the playground if they don't want to be in the water.

Our property has a large front yard for entertaining, great for weddings and big celebrations. Our back yard is a more private setting for BBQ'ing with the family. There is a small gym on the property featuring an elliptical, recumbent bike, stationary bike, free weights etc. There is also a Pool & Jacuzzi (not heated, warms up from Sun) and a Pool House on the property.

This two bedroom, two bath unit has a queen size bed in one bedroom and two full size beds in the other bedroom. The kitchen/living area is combined. This is a very spacious two bedroom unit.

Cable television, wireless internet, central A/C and beach equipment (floatation devices, beach towels & chairs) are provided.

In addition to this two bedroom, two bath unit, there is a very large three bedroom, three and 1/2 bath unit which is also listed on VRBO #506733.

More Details

Owner
Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property

Stan and Sandra are both retired educators/School Principals (Stan - 37 years in education; Sandra - 34 years in education). Both were born in Bermuda and received their tertiary education in the United States.

Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Stan, Sandra & Shalisa Smith manage/own the property chose Somerset Village

The property is large (1 acre) in a quiet, tranquil neighborhood close to the beaches.

What makes this apartment unique

The property has endemic Bermuda trees, a few banana plants and a vegetable garden. There is also another vacation rental on site comprising of 3 bedrooms, and 3 & 1/2 baths - vrbo #506733.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Somerset Village

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There are two bathrooms- one has a shower and the other has a tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • There are two bedrooms - one has two full sized beds, bath and walk-in closet. The other bedroom has a queen sized bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful one acre Garden Setting with Swimming Pool and near Two Beaches
average rating of 4.740741 based on 27 reviews
Toronto, ON
5

Amazing spot!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Orchard Manor! Stan and Sandra are excellent hosts. As soon as we arrived, they helped us get set-up with groceries and bus tickets. The property is beautiful and located in a part of the island that is quiet and has beaches right around the corner. It's also a quick commute to the beaches, Dockyard, and Hamilton. Highly recommended. We hope to visit again.

  • Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful week on Bermuda

  • 5 of 5

The Smiths are the ideal hosts. They were gracious, very welcoming and helpful all week, even driving us to the market and to get bus passes. The house is in a nice neighborhood in Sandys not far from the Dockyard. An easy walk to the bus stop also brings you to Misty's Takeout (cash only) which has some very good local food choices. Straight bus rides took us to Hamilton, the South Shore beaches and the Dockyard. Would be ideal for families with older kids (like us) or a couples' trip. The property was spotless and roomy. Cannot say enough about our experience!

  • Submitted: 6-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely hosts

  • 3 of 5

Stan and Sandra were lovely and very accommodating hosts. We had a nice stay at their rental property and they were very generous in taking us to the grocery store and to obtain bus passes at the post office. They even gave us bus tickets and drove us to a restaurant our first night, as the post office was, by then, closed for purchasing bus passes. Their property is pretty remote from many of the attractions on the island, and we found this to be a little bit of a downfall. Taxis to and from the airport are pricey. Also, since we traveled late winter, we were really looking forward to using the pool, and the attached spa, but were dismayed to discover that they were not heated. Something that is probably beneficial for winter guests to know. The accommodations were clean, sufficient, and simple.

  • Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. It was our pleasure accommodating your family and assisting with transport to the grocery store, Post Office and restaurant. We understand your concern about the distance from the airport and the Taxi fare, however, we inform our potential guests of the Taxi fare before they 'book' the property. Regarding attractions, Crystal Caves and Historic St. Georges are at the airport end of the Island, 45-50 mins. away, however, the Dockyard Area (i.e. Americas Cup Races, mini-golf, water sports center, cruise ship & ferry terminal, mini-mall, 5 restaurants, etc. -8 min. drive), two beautiful beaches, the Famous South Shore Beaches, the main Lighthouse, the world-class Port Royal Golf Course are between 5 - 15 mins from the property. We do not advertise a 'Heated Pool/Jacuzzi'; in Bermuda, very few private pools are heated, and when asked, we inform our potential guests, however, we will ensure to inform all potential winter guests that our Pool is not heated. The best months for warm temperatures (75 - 87 degrees) are between May to October. It is usually colder (60 - 75 degrees) from November to March/April. Once again, thanks for the comments and suggestions.
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We live in Vermont
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful week in Bermuda, and felt spoiled by our amazing hosts. Thank you for the kind, warm, helpful and loving welcome and care. We appreciated the quiet of the neighborhood, and the convenience to bus stops and groceries, and the helpful advice and assistance of our hosts. All of this helped make our explorations across Bermuda easy and fun. We are looking forward to returning to Bermuda sometime soon in the future!

  • Submitted: 6-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Orchard Manor. It was our pleasure meeting and accommodating your wonderful family during your trip to lovely Bermuda. Yes, our property is conveniently located close to many amenities such as: the supermarket, bus stop, two beaches, a moped rental facility, a water sports rental facility, restaurants (eat-in or take-out), and a playground (to name a few). Thanks for the positive comments and we look forward to hosting your family and possibly friends of yours in the future. Have a Blessed 2018!
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So. Hadley, Massachusetts
4

Sandy's Parish, #620386

  • 4 of 5

This property had everything that we needed for a relaxing getaway. Stan and Sandra were very accommodating, arranging transportation to and from the airport, taking us to the grocery store as well as taking us to rent scooters. The two bedroom unit had plenty of space for the four of us. The property was peaceful, quiet and close to stores and public transportation. The owners truly care about their guests. Thank you Stan and Sandra for your hospitality.

Debbie, Peter, Jeff & Theresa

  • Submitted: 7-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing Orchard Manor and thanks for the review. Yes, we try to be good Bermudian ambassadors by ensuring that our guests are well taken care of. We are pleased that you were comfortable and it was our pleasure supporting/assisting you during your stay.
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great location & value

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable accommodation in a great location close to beaches , shops & public transport . Would be hard to beat in price & position .

  • Submitted: 2-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing Orchard Manor. We are pleased that the unit and our location met your needs.
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
LF Wade International
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Country Squire
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Dockyard
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Port Royal Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Country Squire
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Daniel's Head & Somerset Long Bay
Car: not necessary

The rental unit is on an acre of property in a tranquil garden setting. Plans have been approved for a swimming pool (34'x 15') which will be completed by March 2015.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Somerset Village

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 15 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$294
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$38 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring/Summer 2018
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$332
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$38 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Oct 1 2018 - Jan 14 2019
4 night minimum stay
C$294
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$38 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
C$332
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$38 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

The rates are based on one - two persons.
If three or four persons are interested, there is an additional $30.00 per person per night.
Also, if interested in more than one week (i.e. 8 nights or more), feel free to negotiate the nightly rate with the owners.
N.B. THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL FEES OR TAXES. Rates subject to change.
Payments can be made via Credit Card (contact us to receive the information regarding the Credit Card Processing Form).
There is a 4% Fee (i.e. 50% deposit + 4% fee) for the Credit Card transaction. The Fee is for the agency, White Roof B & B in Bermuda that processes the transaction via HSBC Bank, Bermuda. The balance can be brought in Cash (US dollars) upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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