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Beautiful Home with spectacular 360 degrees views!

Driveway to the house
10 reviews
Driveway to the house
'Swept Away'
Deck off the Living Room
Living Room (dog not included)
Kitchen & Island
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Guest Bedroom
Nearby Beach
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) just caught
A great day local fishing
Aerial view of Staniel Cay with \'Swept Away\' location pinpointed
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Staniel Cay, Out Islands, Bahamas
This beautifully decorated 2BR, 2 bath Villa is situated on 3 private acres. It is decorated with a lovely Island flavor, with colorful Art work, antiques and collectibles. The house is perched on the highest hill in the area, and because of it's unique round design and many large windows facing all directions,it has magnificent unobstructed views of the whole island and the incredible multi-hued waters of The Bahamas. The home is equipped with every modern amenity such as Satellite Internet, Satellite TV, Central Air Conditioning, Telephones, a fully equipped modern kitchen including a dishwasher, microwave, etc., and one of the 2 baths has a Jacuzzi one person bathtub. It comes equipped with all linens and towels, including beach towels, and all pots and pans, dishes and utensils. Wait until you read about this bonus! With your hous... Read more
About the Owner, Barry T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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Excellent - based on 10 reviews
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago for a stay in February 2018

My wife and I stayed at Swept Away for 8 days in February 2018 and really enjoyed our time on Staniel Cay. The house has lovely views in every direction, was extremely comfortable and had everything we needed to ensure a very relaxing holiday. The design of the house and location means that you can enjoy the sunrise and sunset...

Mark T
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

A perfect bolt hole for us 4, supported by a team of warm locals we were instantly made to feel part of the community - and time just evaporated! Looking forward to our return.

Management response:

Hello Mark, Absolutely brilliant! Thanks so much for the lovely review, it is much appreciated! Warmest regards, Barry


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1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

"Swept Away" was perfect for our family to stay for the week. The views are breathtaking. Every direction you turn is so perfect it's hard to get your brain around what you are seeing! The house is very clean with great A/C and all of the utensils you need. Barry, the owner, greeted us at the airport with his golf...

Management response:

Wow, what a wonderful review! Thanks so much Todd, I am so glad that you LOVE "Swept Away" as much as I do. It was a pleasure meeting you when you arrived and I look forward to see you and the family next time. Warmest regards, Barry


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
R 3 764
R 3 764
R 26 287
US$2 200
R 95 587
US$8 000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
MINIMUM STAY, 1 WEEK. Weekly Rate is for 2 people, and it includes the use of a Golf Cart at no extra charge. Any additional persons are $150 per week, 10% discount for stay of 2 weeks or longer.
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About the neighbourhood
Staniel Cay is a beautiful small Island in the Central part of the Exuma chain of islands of The Bahamas, about 60 miles southeast of Nassau. The Exuma chain of Islands is about 100 miles long, and has an island about every 1/2 mile, most of which are uninhabited. Staniel Cay is located in the middle of the Exuma chain, and has a 1/2 dozen beautiful beaches. Astronauts circling the earth have taken pictures for National Geographics, and labeled the Central Exumas as having the most beautiful waters on Earth. Staniel Cay has it's own Airport that has daily scheduled service from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Nassau, Bahamas. It's not the easiest place to get to, but that is one of the things that makes it so special. Nearby, you will find caves for exploring and snorkeling, such as the wo... more
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Staniel Cay Airport: 1.6 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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