Summer Rate(May 15 - September 15): $595 per night for up to 6 guests; 5 night minimum. Monthly rate of $15,000
Spring & Fall Rate (April 1 - May 14 & September 16 - October 15): $475 per night for up to 6 guests; 4 night minimum. Monthly rate of $10,000
Winter Rate (October 16 - March 31): $425 per night for up to 6 guests; 4 night minimum. Monthly rate of $7,500.
**This home requires a lease, and a $300 damage-security deposit**
Our handsome modern home enjoys stupendous views from a hillside vantage point across the pool and over the Great Sound. The home is located on extensive gardens that cascade down the hillside to the water’s edge at the Railway Trail. There, you can snorkel from the dock, or walk into Somerset or over to Fort Scaur.
This property accommodates a maximum of 6 guests with three proper bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a large kitchen with an adjacent dining-room. The living room is enormous, with books to enjoy and wifi available (150Mbps - the opportunity to increase speed is available if the tenant pays for the upgrade). The entrance is private and the owner’s suite is completely removed from your living area. The pool is for guests use only, and is located in front of your apartment with a BBQ, dining furniture, and chaises. There is a pool noodle, lilo, and beach ball as well as a large blue swim ring (which would need to be blown up) all supplied for use in the pool area.
If you want a little sandy beach, there is one at the end of the lane, looking out over the south western ocean…
In the master bedroom is a King bed, the second bedroom has a Queen bed, and the third bedroom has 2 single beds that can be put together to make a King bed. There is also a Queen pull-out sofa bed in the living room.
The kitchen comes equipped with cookware, plates, glasses and utensils as well as having a toaster, slow cooker, coffee maker (Keurig), blender, electric kettle, microwave, electric toaster/oven, fridge/freezer, and a dishwasher. A high chair can also be provided for your use. For your convenience the apartment also offers an iron, hair dryer, a TV and DVD player, alarm clock and laundry facilities. Each room has air-conditioning and ceiling fans. One pool towel is provided per person to use at ONLY at the pool. Please bring your own beach towels. There are 2 Twizy charging stations at this property. For those renting a mini-car from Oleander an adapter will be needed, be sure to ask while at the rental store. For those renting an Anaig-Quick a normal charger is required and is provided at this property.
It is difficult to overstate the quiet and the astonishing views the home provides. With every creature comfort, all you need are some steaks for the barbecue. Very close by (about 5 minutes walk) a deep sea fisherman moors his sleek boat: he will sell you the catch of the day, or take you on his chartered excursions so you can catch your own!
For your entertainment, there is excellent dining and a great bar at Cambridge Beaches Resort nearby. Somerset Village has several casual outdoor restaurants as well as grocery stores and shopping. The house is on a good bus line and close to the ferry system, the major attractions of Dockyard- as well as all the prime South Shore beaches to the east, with dining establishments arrayed like pearls near the famous beaches all along the south shore coastline.
Mopeds can be rented nearby at Cambridge Beaches Resort- and there is a nice spa as well for a special treat! Estimated taxi time: 45 minutes to the house by taxi from the airport.
Check-in is no earlier than 3pm!
Grocery stores and little restaurants are a short 5 minute drive away with fabulous dining options in Somerset village, Dockyard and at the many fine restaurants down the south shore including Pompano, The Reefs, Henry VIII, The Fairmont Southampton *CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS* (5 restaurants there including the fabled Newport Room), the Waterlot Inn, and many others. Please note that Cambridge Beaches has a no children policy, so children under 16 will not be able to dine there. Cambridge Beaches Dining Room. Last sitting for dinner is 9-9.15pm – call 1-441-234-0331 when you arrive to make a reservation. Other great places to dine would include:
Beau Rivage- Newstead Hotel, Lobster Pot, Greg Steak House, Ascots New Port Room, Four ways Inn, Barracuda Grill, Bouchee – this restaurant is also great for Sunday Breakfast **** Casual dining can be enjoyed at “Traditions Café” or the “Frog and Onion Pub” and the “Freeport Restaurant” is 10 minutes away at Dockyard.
Interesting places to see in the vicinity would include the Dockyard museum – with dolphins, cafes, bars, shops and all the history you can handle. The extraordinary installation features a collection of spectacular buildings erected for navy re-provisioning in the very early 1800’s. The Maritime Museum out at Dockyard on Ireland Island has fascinating displays of items from Bermuda’s extraordinarily colorful past, fully restored. The Commissioners House is an iron structure with the most commanding view of the island to be seen anywhere- from end to end. Other handsome buildings now house art galleries, museums, cafes, artist’s workshops, theaters, and pubs as well as a major ferry stop that will whisk you into Hamilton and on to St. Georges. Heading east by road towards Hamilton, you will be charmed with the town of Somerset- it has a post office and pharmacy, nice places to dine and little shops where you can re-provision while admiring the views and the mangrove-edged beach. Ely’s Harbour at Somerset Bridge has a small marina where you can rent boats and explore the multitude of small islands just offshore including Cathedral Rocks. A bus-ferry pass to get around would be a good thing to have if mopeds are not your style!
The Railway Trail is at the bottom of the garden and offers a peek into Old Bermuda, as the trail wends away from the main road and past some fascinating old homes and farms with jaw dropping views. The grand beaches at Horseshoe, Warwick Long Bay and Elbow are a short bus or moped ride away and some are serviced public beaches with cafes, beach chair and umbrella rentals available. The Watford Bridge is nearby as well- you can walk, or hop on the bus to connect. The local supermarket is close by as well and spirits are sold until 9pm. Groceries can be purchased there until midnight.
Wireless Broadband Internet
Children welcome and Smoking not allowed
Kitchen & dining
Gas BBQ, Blender, Child's high chair, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster and Vacuum cleaner
Parking & facilities
Private Garden and Parking optional
Pool & spa facilities
Unheated Outdoor swimming pool
DVD-Player and TV (Cable)
Internet & office
Wireless Broadband Internet and Telephone
Heating & cooling
Air conditioning and Ceiling fans
Bathroom & laundry
Clothes dryer, Iron & Board, Washing machine, Hair dryer, Shower and Bed linen
Fire Extinguisher and Smoke Detector
Smoking not allowed
Check in: 03:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM