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New Luxury Beach Villa on Historic Banks Road in Eleuthera

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vacation rental description

Richview is a new, luxurious, 4-bedroom, 4-bath home fifty yards from world-famous French Leave Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas. Richview has spectacular views of the beach and ocean. It is located on the historic Banks Road, the premier location on Eleuthera, a mile from the town of Governors Harbour. The Beach House restaurant is a two-minute walk down the beach, and Tippy's beach restaurant is less than a mile away.

Richview is a stunning mix of old-world charm and modern comforts. Amenities include two full-service kitchens (ideal for groups with multiple families), air conditioning, washer/dryer, WIFI, satellite television, three flat-screen TVs, DVD player with video library, VOIP phone with free unlimited local and international calls, CD sound system, child and adult games, a telescope, a full-capacity generator, and a caretaker on duty.

Richview includes a two-story, three-bedroom main house with an annexed honeymoon suite, for that couple in your group who desire extra privacy. Each section contains its own well-stocked, full-service kitchen. The two sections of the house are always rented together, to only one group at a time, so your privacy is assured. (For smaller groups who don't need a fourth bedroom, the honeymoon suite is simply locked off unless requested.) Richview offers great outdoor living space with a huge wrap-around deck with loungers, a gas grill, outdoor dining area, two outdoor showers, a pergola for shade, and an observation deck with spectacular 360-degree views.

You enter Richview into the large Front Hall. This spacious room has a couch, access to the washer/dryer, and sliders to the rear deck. To your right is the computer room (with wifi and VOIP phone) and access to the two first-floor bedrooms. One has a king bed and the other two twins that can be converted to a king. Returning to the Front

Hall, you take the steps to the second floor. Here we have a full kitchen, large dining area, living room (all with BEAUTIFUL beach and ocean views) and a separate queen size bedroom and full bathroom. Off this area, you can enter the sundeck and observation deck. The views from the deck are truly spectacular. The ocean is 50 yards away and you can see 360 degrees of Eleuthera.

Returning to the first floor Front Hall, on your left is the entrance to the one-story honeymoon suite with a king-size bed, living room, full kitchen and large shower/bathroom. All four bedrooms at Richview have private en-suite bathrooms.

Just walk across the street and down our private path, and you’re on the beautiful pink sand of French Leave Beach (also known as Club Med Beach, for the Club Med that was located there many years ago). Richview comes with everything you need to enjoy our beautiful beach, including beach chairs and umbrellas, and two outdoor showers.

In addition to the Beach House tapas restaurant and bar (easy walking distance), Tippy’s famous restaurant is just a mile away. Both Tippy’s and the Beach House offer fine dining and live entertainment. Other upscale restaurants within easy driving distance include The Bistro at Sky Beach Club and Cocodimama. The town of Governors Harbour, less than a mile away, has a lovely collection of 19th century homes and churches overlooking its historic harbor. Buy fresh fish and lobster every afternoon from fisherman at the town dock, or visit the recently restored Haynes Library, which dates from 1897, for the weekly coffee hour for foreign residents and tourists. Governors Harbour has grocery stores, restaurants, liquor stores, two banks with ATMs, a bakery, gift shops, a dive shop, and a medical clinic. Friday Night Fish Fry in Governors Harbour, a street/beach party that brings together all the tourists and locals with food, drink, and dancing in the street, is not to be missed.

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house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • house
    • floor area 3500 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • beach
    • near the ocean
    • beach view
    • ocean view
  • Theme
    • away from it all
  • General
    • covered parking
    • parking for rv/boat/trailer
    • free long distance
    • hair dryer
    • alarm clock
    • local activities guide
    • local maps
    • local restaurant guide
    • shampoo
    • telescope
    • towels provided
    • washing machine
    • clothes dryer
    • ceiling fans
    • paper towels
    • toilet paper
    • iron & board
    • broadband access
    • wireless internet
    • garage
    • internet
    • telephone
    • air conditioning
    • linens provided
    • parking off street
    • parking
  • Kitchen
    • catering available
    • kitchen
      • (2)
    • lobster pot
    • blender
    • freezer
    • oven
    • grill
    • coffee maker
    • toaster
    • dishwasher
      • (2)
    • refrigerator
      • (2)
    • microwave
      • (2)
    • cooking utensils
    • ice maker
  • Dining
    • dining area
  • Bathrooms
    • 4 bathrooms
    • bathroom 1: toilet, shower
    • bathroom 2: toilet, shower
    • bathroom 3: toilet, shower
    • bathroom 4: toilet, shower
  • Bedrooms
    • 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8
    • bedroom 1: 1 king
    • bedroom 2: 1 king
    • bedroom 3: 1 queen
    • bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, Can be converted to a KING
      • The twin beds can be converted to a king.
  • Entertainment
    • radio
    • cd player
    • games
    • games for kids
    • video library
    • television
    • satellite / cable
    • stereo
    • dvd player
  • Outside
    • outdoor grill gas
    • large cooler
    • crow's nest
    • beach chairs
    • beach towels
    • small cooler
    • balcony
    • porch / veranda
    • wood deck
    • outdoor grill
    • deck / patio
    • lanai / gazebo
  • Suitability
    • long-term renters welcome
    • non smoking only
    • pets not allowed
    • children welcome
  • Notes
    • Free International VOIP Phone Usage Full Capacity Generator On-site Caretaker Personal Chef & Baby Sitting can be arranged Three Flat Panel Televisions Beach Chairs and Umbrellas Two Outdoor Showers

activities and attractions in Eleuthera Caribbean

  • Attractions
    • restaurants
    • churches
    • duty free shops
    • library
    • playground
    • pond
    • caves
    • cinemas
    • reefs
    • arboretum
    • bay/sound
  • Leisure Activities
    • sight seeing
    • beachcombing
    • walking
    • scenic drives
    • eco tourism
    • bird watching
    • shelling
    • shopping
    • boating
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • snorkeling/diving
    • kayaking
    • wind-surfing
    • basketball court
    • water skiing
    • fly fishing
    • jet skiing
    • pier fishing
    • sound/bay fishing
    • surf fishing
    • deepsea fishing
    • sailing
    • scuba diving or snorkeling
    • swimming
    • tennis
    • cycling
    • fishing
    • surfing
    • rafting
    • snorkeling
    • spelunking

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vacation rental rates


Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer
Jun 7 2014 - Aug 16 2014
$2,950
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 17 2014 - Sep 1 2014
$2,450
7 nights
 
 
Fall
Sep 2 2014 - Nov 21 2014
$2,150
7 nights
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 29 2014
$2,950
7 nights
 
 
December
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 19 2014
$2,650
7 nights
 
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
$4,950
7 nights
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 13 2015
$2,750
7 nights
 
 
Spring
Feb 14 2015 - Apr 25 2015
$3,250
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are for up to 6 guests and do not include the honeymoon suite.
For each additional guest in excess of 6 (or to include the honeymoon suite) add $350/week.
Ask about our discount for last-minute bookings (within 10 days of check in)
Tax Rate 10.0%

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traveler reviews for this eleuthera house rental

Can't Wait to Return

Review submitted: July 9, 2014   Date of arrival: June 21, 2014

This was our second trip to Eleuthera and can't wait to return! Richview was the perfect house for us, our 5 year old son, and our teenaged nieces. The home was so well stocked for everything - kitchen, entertainment, relaxing, and beach supplies. The short walk down the beautiful beach path seemed like it was beachfront. Having the Beach House Restaurant, literally three doors down, and Tippy's 1 mile down the road (actually a beautiful beach walk is the way to go), makes this an exceptional location. We are already booked for next year!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
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SO happy!

Review submitted: June 9, 2014   Date of arrival: June 8, 2014

OMG we are in heaven, all of us are thrilled and so happy with everything!!!
Its perfect location and just what I was looking for, great beach access & perfect central location, absolutely faultless.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Rich View it was!

Review submitted: December 17, 2013   Date of arrival: December 7, 2013

My husband and I vacation in Eleuthera every year and by far this was one of our favorite homes to stay. It has a perfect view no matter where you are in the house. Property was clean, the layout was perfect, and just a quick walk to the beach. The only concern we had when renting this house was the walk to the beach. The walk was shorter than homes we have rented in the past located on the beach. We were close to all of out favorite restaurants and when eating in the house had all you needed to cook meals.

We booked through Eleuthera Vacation Rentals, Matthew Simon and Tara Davis are on top of everything from your first inquiry to find the perfect location, helping to book the appropriate travel, making sure you have all contact information for everything you need while on island. They check in with you throughout your vacation...they are your life line! They are so quick in responding to your needs.

The property care taker Anne Bethel, also was very helpful and responded quickly to our questions.

We will be back to Richview, it is a beautiful home and perfectly located on Banks Road.

Helpful votes: 2 / 4

 

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This vacation rental has been listed since 11/10/2008.