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India Hicks Beach House Featured on Cover of Coastal Living Mag. Pool, Tennis.

India Hicks Beach House Featured on Cover of Coastal Living Mag. Pool, Tennis.

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Dec 11, 2014
4 bedrooms, 4 baths, sleeps 10

Designed by famed interior designer David Hicks, and owned and decorated by his daughter, India Hicks, Savannah House is located on exclusive Windermere Island, a private gated island connected to Eleuthera by bridge. Savannah has a short private path to five miles of deserted pink sand beach. The Windermere Club with its heated resort pool is a short walk from the house. In season the Club has a restaurant and library, and year-round it has the pool and 2 tennis courts.

The grand entry of Savannah leads into a large and sunny dining room. To the right stands the master bedroom and to the left, the bunk bed room. Beyond, the large high-ceilinged living room is soft and cool with bold sculptural paintings dominating the walls. Another guest room is off to one side, and the renovated kitchen to the other. The 4th bedroom is in a separate guest cottage. All bedrooms are air-conditioned with en-suite bathrooms. Savannah has two king bedrooms, one bedroom with twin beds, and one bedroom with four bunk beds.

Amenities include air conditioning in all bedrooms, living room, and kitchen, high-speed internet/WIFI, TV with DVR (but no cable), and outdoor gas grill. Savannah has a shady cabana on the beach with beach chairs. The house is equipped with snorkel gear and an inflatable kayak. Daily housekeeping is included.

Contemporary design:

Reaching back toward the dawn of architecture for his inspiration, David Hicks, Britain's foremost interior designer of the 60's and 70's, brought an essence of the Nile Valley to this residence on the Bahamian Island of Eleuthera. His design alludes to the clean cubism of the temple of King Zoser.

Stunning location:

Savannah is a short walk from the sea and beach from atop its private knoll. Its storm-safe concrete-block walls are coated with plaster mixed with honey-coloured lime stone dust from a local quarry and textured with seashells. A light raft-like walking deck surrounds the house.

Windermere Island:

Windermere Island, long a favorite of the British royal family, is a gated private island five miles long with a beautiful pink-sand beach running along much of the Atlantic side. A private club with a pool, tennis courts, and bar/dining room is maintained for members and guests. For more information, follow this link: http://www.windermereisland.com/.

Eleuthera:

Eleuthera is famous for its 100 miles of spectacular, deserted beaches. The island, home to just 8000 residents, is completely safe any time of the day or night. Enjoy the rare experience of picking up hitch-hikers and leaving your keys in the car wherever you go. The snorkeling, diving, and fishing on the island are world class. Boating, surfing, and other water sports are also popular. You can rent power boats, sailboats, sea kayaks, bikes. You can have a charter captain take you out for excursions of various types. There is excellent sightseeing as well. Eleuthera has vast caves, cliffs, a bottomless ocean hole, many unique beaches, historic churches and 19th century homes, and small villages to explore.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

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We had a wonderful time the place is magical ! Couldn't have asked for more ........

...... in a world that seems to never slow there is only one place to find peace and the finest beach in the world.
Mar 2013
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India Hicks Beach House Featured on Cover of Coastal Living Mag. Pool, Tennis.
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Windermere Island Eleuthera
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Get away from it all....

  • 5 of 5
If you want a place to get-away, windemere island is it. Savannah house provided everything you need from a very well-equipped kitchen to games for kids. We travelled with three young children and were very comfortable in Savannah house. The housekeeper was wonderful as well and provided us with loads of information. The private path to the beach was less than a 5 min walk and you were a 5 min walk to the clubhouse which had a pool, game room and restaurant. We had a wonderful time and will definitely return.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
India Hicks Beach House Featured on Cover of Coastal Living Mag. Pool, Tennis.
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p967373
-+1 239-482-8173
Windermere Island Eleuthera
5

Savanah House - Ideal Family Vacatio

  • 5 of 5
We had a fabulous family vacation at the savanah house. The house was beautiful -- modern, airy and great set up for a family. the kitchen had every utensil and appliance you could ever wish for. The house is a 2 minute walk to a gorgeous beach. the windermere club has a tennis court and pool and great food. Great snorkelling, boating and great restaurants all close by. We cannot wait to come back!! It was a fantastic family vacation..
  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Governors Harbour (GHB) at 19 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Club at Windermere at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : Windermere at 30 Metres Car: recommended

Windermere Island, long a favorite of the British royal family, is a gated private island five miles long with a beautiful pink-sand beach running along much of the Atlantic side. A private club with a pool, tennis courts, and bar/dining room is maintained for members and guests. In addition to British royals, singer Mariah Carey has a vacation home on Windermere. For more information about Windermere Island, follow this link: http://www.windermereisland.com/.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$5,950
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 13 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
Spring
Feb 14 2015 - Apr 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,450
 
 
Summer
Apr 26 2015 - Aug 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
Fall
Aug 16 2015 - Nov 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit: $1000.
THE POSTED RATES ARE FOR UP TO 8 GUESTS AND DO NOT INCLUDE THE GUEST COTTAGE. Please add $700/week if you need the guest cottage. If you don't require the guest cottage, we will leave it empty. We will NOT rent it to another party.


We structured the rates this way to make the house affordable for smaller groups who use less utilities and create less wear and tear.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Rural

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3000 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, combination tub/shower

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single, THE TWO TWINS CAN BE MADE INTO A KING
  • Bedroom 4, the guest cottage, has two twins that can be made into a king.

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Amenities include air conditioning in all bedrooms, living room, and kitchen, high-speed internet/WIFI, TV with DVR (but no cable), and outdoor gas grill. Savannah has a shady cabana on the beach with beach chairs. The house is equipped with snorkel gear and an inflatable kayak. Daily housekeeping is included.
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