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Sunset Beach House - Located at Dolphin Head on the 14 Acre "Olivia D'Windrift" Estate
New Bight - Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

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CafeGetaway #1026 - New Bight - Cat Island Vacation Rental

       
 
Accommodations
Type
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
Number of Guests
House
2
1.5
6
 
Quick Contact
Contact: Curtis
Phone: 814 453 7723

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Intimate and romantic describes this lovely "Olivia D'Windrift" home by the sea. Located at Dolphin Head on the 14 acre "Olivia D'Windrift" Estate, this home is situated on a quiet cove.

Spend your days laying on the beach enjoying the sun or grab a snorkel and head under to see the beautiful sea life of the Caribbean.

This cozy home has 2 bedrooms with 1 baths and a loft. There is plenty of room for 2 to 6 people to sleep comfortably.

Beautifully furnished and equipped with all the modern conveniences, we've included such items as air conditioning, telephone, TV, VCR, movie videos, DVD player, stereo and CD player.

The kitchen is fully functional including a dishwasher and microwave.

Diving and fishing trips can be arranged.

A small power boat is available at the private marina if you'd like to go out fishing or sight-seeing on your own.

A barbecue grill is included for your "catch of the day" or ask about having "Darnelle", a local chef, stop by to prepare a traditional Bohemian meal.

Enjoy having dinner on the stone terrace or wood deck as the moon beams over the ocean.

While beach combing and snorkeling along the beach, you may be lucky enough to find one of the beautiful "Queen Conch" shells. The natives will nick the shell to remove the meat and throw the shell back into the sea.

Enjoy the beautiful blue water and white sand beaches.

Enjoy the use of bicycles, sea kayaks, and fishing poles.

Enjoy the use of a tennis court or small power boat.

To assure your privacy, the closest house is almost mile away.

Grocery store and excellent dining within driving distance away.

Come experience the extraordinary on Cat Island!

No Hassles

No Stress

No Worries

Let us help you plan your next vacation getaway.



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Some Bahamas History

The first settlers (known as Lukki-cairi) originated from South America. They meandered around the Caribbean and finally arrived in The Bahamas around the 9th Century. These settlers were also known as Arawaks and Lucayan. In 1492, Christopher Columbus first landed in The Bahamas and labeled the settlers as Indians.

In 1647, the next set of settlers arrived in the Bahamas from Bermuda. These English settlers left Bermuda searching for religious freedom and formed the first British Colony on the Island of Eleuthera.

Around 1600, the islands began attracting Pirates like "Blackbeard", "Arthur Catt", and "Henry Morgan". For the next 70 or so years, the pirates dominated the islands in what was known as "The Golden Age of Piracy". They spent their time luring unsuspecting ships into the treacherous shallow waters for the purpose of plundering them.

Britain claimed the islands in 1670, but remained powerless against the piracy for almost 50 years. The first appointed governor, "Woodes Rogers", drove out the pirates in 1718 and it was at this time that Britain recognized The Bahamas as a colony.

During Britain's war with Spain and the American Revolution, Spain briefly retook The Bahamas in May 1782. A year later, under the "Treaty of Versailles", The Bahamas once again became a British Colony.

Following Britain's defeat in the American Revolutionary War, southern loyalists brought their slaves to the Bahamas and grew cotton under the protection of the Crown. In 1861, during the American Civil War years, the Union Navy blockaded the islands in an attempt to cripple the Confederacy. This allowed the Bahamians to prosper by running Confederate cotton to English mills and sending military equipment to Confederate rebels.

Prohibition and the "Roaring Twenties" transformed the Bahamas into a base for rum running. After Prohibition was repealed, the islands lapsed into economic hard times.

During World War II, The Bahamas served as an air and sea way station in the Atlantic.

Shortly after World War II, the new industry of Tourism changed. For the first time, The Bahama islands were being recognized for their beauty. When Cuba was closed to U.S. tourists in the 1950's, The Bahamas soon became one of the world's most popular vacation destinations.

Great Britain granted the islands self-government in 1964 and changed their status from Colony to commonwealth in 1969.

In 1973, "The Commonwealth of the Bahamas" became independent within the "Commonwealth of nations", but retained Queen Elizabeth II as the constitutional head of state.


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Nearby Activities:

Snorkeling, scuba, fishing, swimming, long walks on the beach.

     
       
Amenities
Phone AC Cable TV
VCR Stereo CD
DVD Full Kitchen Microwave
Dishwasher Refrigerator Ice Maker
Cookware Linens Water Front
Water View Washer/Dryer Pets OK
No Smoking Private Pool Community Pool
Jacuzzi Tub Hot Tub Sauna
Fireplace/Wood Stove Bikes Boat
Kayak Canoe Dock
Deck Grill Covered Parking
Garage        
   

Property amenities not listed above:

2 bedroom plus loft/1 bath home fully furnished with a large deck and a terrace over-looking the beach.

Tennis court, additional outdoor shower, propane barbecue grill, bicycles, sea kayaks, and a 12' boat with a 5hp Mercury outboard motor.

2 queen beds and 1 full size mattress in the loft.

Full kitchen includes: microwave, oven/stove, dishwasher, toaster, blender, coffee maker, cappuccino machine, dishes/utensils, cookware, washer/dryer, iron and ironing board.

Household includes: air conditioning, TV, VCR and movie videos, stereo and CD player, DVD player, adult board games, telephone, modem jack, linens/towels, beach towels, beach chairs and beach umbrellas.

Basic items include: Toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, dish soap, laundry soap, and bar soap.

Private pilots will have use of the private airstrip and may park their plane in a FREE hanger.

A rental vehicle is available by request from the home owner. Rate information may be obtained at the time reservations are made.

Grocery store and excellent restaurants are within driving distance away.

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Rates

$2,200.00 per week during season (November 18 - May 24)

and

$1,600.00 per week off season (May 25 - November 17)

Payable in US Funds Only

** $300.00 Security Deposit Required **

Includes pick up and return to the New Bight airport

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Prices on this New Bight - Cat Island Vacation Rental are subject to change without notice. Please contact owner for most up-to-date information.


Contact Information

(Please mention CafeGetaway #1026 - New Bight - Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas Vacation Rental)
Contact: Curtis
Main 814 453 7723

 

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