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Restored Historic Beach Villa with Pool and Spectacular Views

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
7 guests
7 nights minimum
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This beautifully restored and modernized estate home of the late Sir Roland Symonette, first Premier of the Bahamas, retains its original elegance while enjoying modern comforts and conveniences. Hearts Ease, as Sir Roland named it, sits on a hill above a beautiful pink-sand beach. Hearts Ease enjoys spectacular 50-mile, 180-degree views of the beach and ocean below. It’s a short 100-yard walk down the hill to the beach. At the entrance of the villa, you are greeted by three sets of French doors that open into a vast Great Room looking out over the ocean. The 16 foot ceilings, lovingly restored paneled walls, fireplace, and antique chandeliers combine with the views to make a stunning first impression. To the right is the Master Bedroom with private deck, large en suite bath and queen-siz...This beautifully restored and modernized estate home of the late Sir Roland Symonette, first Premier of the Bahamas, retains its original elegance while enjoying modern comforts and conveniences. Hearts Ease, as Sir Roland named it, sits on a hill above a beautiful pink-sand beach. Hearts Ease enjoys spectacular 50-mile, 180-degree views of the beach and ocean below. It’s a short 100-yard walk down the hill to the beach. At the entrance of the villa, you are greeted by three sets of French doors that open into a vast Great Room looking out over the ocean. The 16 foot ceilings, lovingly restored paneled walls, fireplace, and antique chandeliers combine with the views to make a stunning first impression. To the right is the Master Bedroom with private deck, large en suite bath and queen-size canopy bed, a spacious and delightful room. To the left of the Great Room is the kitchen, fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and sliding glass doors to the patio. In addition to the Master Suite, Hearts Ease has two guest bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom. Each guest bedroom has access to a private outdoor sitting area, closet, and queen bed. Hearts Ease has a powder room convenient to the Great Room, and a large and fully equipped laundry room with washer and dryer. The extensive outdoor living space includes a large screened porch, a beautiful low-walled patio of the same size, and a rooftop deck, all with spectacular ocean views. A gas grill is available for outdoor cooking. After a day on the beach, enjoy our private outdoor shower. Heart Ease is beautifully landscaped with tropical flowers, palm trees, and fruit and nut trees. Hearts Ease is just 50 yards from a large and lovely pool shared with several other homes. Just past it is our pink sand beach. A short walk down the beach takes you to Sky Beach Club's excellent restaurant and bar, which has poolside service all day long. Other nearby fine dining includes Cocodimama, five minutes by car, and Tippys, 10 minutes away. The picturesque town of Governors Harbour, less then three miles away, has 19th century homes and churches, grocery stores, banks with ATMs, gift shops, liquor stores, dive shop, bakery, restaurants, and a restored historic library. Hearts Ease is fully equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Amenities include air conditioning throughout, WIFI, landline phone, satellite TV, DVD player with video library, stereo system with CD player, video games, library of books, board games, children’s toys, beach chairs, beach umbrella, beach towels, and snorkel gear. For babies we have a crib and high chair. Come relax and find peace at Hearts Ease, just as Sir Roland would have wished for you. Additional amenities: Beach, Beach Chairs, Beach Towels, Beach umbrella, CD Player, Child's Highchair, Close to Town, Club Membership, Coffee Maker, Cookware, Crib, Fish Fry, Full Kitchen, Games, IPOD Dock, JetSki (Personal Watercraft), Lanai / Gazebo, Long-term Renters Welcome, Movie Theatres, Nearby ATM, Nearby Bank, Nearby Grocery, Nearby Internet Cafe, Nearby Medical Services, Nearby Post Office, Nearby Tennis, Outdoor Shower, Tennis, Toys, Water gear, arboretum, baby crib, bay/sound, beachcombing, bird watching, botanical garden, caves, children welcome, churches, cinemas, deepsea fishing, eco tourism, fishing, fly fishing, horseback riding, marina, non smoking only, pets not allowed, photography, pier fishing, pond, reefs, restaurants, sailing, scenic drives, scuba diving or snorkeling, sight seeing, snorkeling, sound/bay fishing, spelunking, surf fishing, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, wind-surfingMore
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About the Manager
Matthew Simon and Tara Davis
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2009
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Air Conditioning
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
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Does this holiday rental have a fenced-in yard?YesNoUnsure
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