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Sail Loft - Bright, Breezy Loft Apartment In Historic Hope Town Settlement.

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Loft Apartment With Sea Of Abaco Views

Bright & breezy loft apartment in Hope Town settlement with living/dining room, queen-size bedroom, full bath and well-equipped kitchen. Views from bedroom balcony of famous Hope Town lighthouse and the Sea of Abaco which is steps away. Walk over the dune to a pristine, pink sand Atlantic beach. AC, hi-speed Internet, Cable TV, stereo, VCR, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, tea kettle, etc. Short walk to Lower Ferry dock, groceries, coffee house, shops, restaurants, dive/fishing charters. Ideal for a couple. Additional guest(s) may be accommodated on pullout sofa in living room.

Marcia Talley
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Marcia Talley

After sailing in the Caribbean for more than 20 years, we knew we had found 'home' when we anchored for the first time in Hope Town harbor. When Sea Leggs (and the Sail Loft apartment) came up for sale, we jumped on it and couldn't be happier. Barry is retired from 36 years as Director of Music at the U.S. Naval Academy. Marcia took early retirement from her job as a librarian to write mysteries full time and is the published author of 14 novels and more than a dozen short stories.

Marcia Talley purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Marcia Talley chose Hope Town

We love living in the tranquil beauty of Hope Town settlement where we can walk to the beach, the sea, the coffee shop, groceries, restaurants ... just about everywhere. We particularly enjoy strolling to the Sugar Shack after dinner for an ice cream cone.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Hope Town

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bathroom with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size master; additional guest(s) could be accommodated on pull out living room sofa.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Sail Loft - Bright, Breezy Loft Apartment In Historic Hope Town Settlement.
average rating of 4.714286 based on 21 reviews

A lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at The Sail Loft while celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. The unit has a delightful view of the Sea of Abaco at one end, and a little deck off the other end, overlooking the property yard, complete with picnic table, hammock. The Sail Loft is conveniently located and allows for an easy walk to town, to the beach on the Atlantic Ocean and a nice place to sit and watch the water traffic on the Sea of Abaco side. The owners are wonderful hosts, very friendly and extremely knowledgeable about Hopetown and all it has to offer. Before we left, we booked 3 weeks next year!

  • Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed your visit so much and look forward to welcoming you back next year!
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Comfort and relaxation, beautiful water and beaches

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful stay in a clean, charming and bright home. It has a great location and a great view of the Sea. The ocean is a 5 minute walk and you can hear it as you fall asleep. Hosts Marcia and Barry go above and beyond to make you comfortable and meet every need. Surrounded by the sea and the ocean it holds mind clearing powers. It was great to have my coffee every morning on the cute balcony off of the bedroom and overlooking the sea.The most refreshing swimming I have ever experienced. Elbow Cay and Sail Loft was exactly what I needed. A sweet walkable town, I would definitely rent a golf cart and explore...go to Tahiti Beach. It is not crowded with people and the colors of the water are amazing. It is where the sea and ocean meet. Try the restaurant's at the South end, the Sea Spray is more laid back and the people were so friendly. The Firefly is a must for it's location and views are spectacular. The food is very good. The Abaco Inn was also a good one. There is a more modern grocery store with more choices located right near the Sweet Shop on the road to South end. Hope town also had good restaurants and you can walk to them easily. Be sure to visit the Light house it is worth it although access to get there is a bit of a challenge.I highly recommend a stay on Elbow Cay and the Sail Loft if you are looking for a laid back and slow paced vacation. Being a pet lover it was great to get my kitty fix when the neighbors cat stopped by to say hi too. Would love to go back some day. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home Marcia and Barry!!!!

  • Submitted: 7-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to share our little bit of paradise with you and Sandy. Come back soon!
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Perfect Location and Wonderful Place to Relax with Family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here two weeks and had a wonderful time! My first impression was that it's a really large open space and has a nice flow from the living room to the bedroom. The kitchen had great counter space to prepare meals and was well stocked with cooking supplies. The bedroom was roomy and we loved the balcony overlooking the lighthouse and harbor entrance. Just down the steps there is a short path to the beach and it's a short walk to grocery stores and the harbor. Although there are tons of books and movies to choose from, we were interested in a specific genre and Marcia went to the library the next morning and brought us three movies immediately, she really went out of her way to make us feel comfortable. Everything was provided to make sure we had an enjoyable stay, even a lantern for walking at night. It was also super clean which we appreciated. Thank you!

  • Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And you were ideal tenants! We enjoyed meeting you and hope to welcome you back to Hope Town again soon.
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It was perfect for us and had everything we needed.

  • 4 of 5

The place was lovely and clean. The kitchen is a little tight and appliances could be updated but overall we loved it. Marcia was extremely helpful providing advice and Ira was always in hand should we have needed him.

  • Submitted: 4-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just right

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to the Bahamas and it could not have been more delightful. The location on the north end of the old village was very convenient, surrounded with local charm. We made excellent use of the bicycles provided to explore and enjoy. Marcia was very helpful with our pre-trip planning and with a few points of local knowledge that came up along the way - alas, due to a snag in our travel we didn't get to meet our hosts as planned, hopefully next time.

  • Submitted: 3-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were exactly what we were looking for! The Sail Loft is actually a little bigger than the pictures make it look. The location is very convenient and the owners are very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend staying at the Sail Loft!!

  • Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas MHH
Nearest Barpub
Cap'n Jacks
Nearest Ferry
Albury Ferry Service
Nearest Restaurant
Cap'n Jacks; WineDownSipSip; The Edge
Nearest Beach
Atlantic ocean
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Hope Town

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$319.02
Pet Fee C$255.22
Tax Rate 7.5%

No smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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