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The Jib Cottage - Schooner Bay Village

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island, Abaco Islands, Out Islands, Bahamas
Over 1800 sf of indoor outdoor living space. The Jib is a classically designed Bahama cottage for the ages. A centerpiece of the Island at Schooner Bay. This 2 bedroom, 2 en suite bath cottage is located on the eastern most point of the Island east, northeast over the water and with views of the iron shore and harbor approached and on to open Atlantic. A large terrace with Adirondack chairs One bedroom is a queen and the other two twins. Full accesses to the island common area promenade. This cottage with it bright and airy feels, is ideal for those who love indoor/outdoor island living in refined simplicity. Designed & decorated by DLGV Architects in Coral Gables, The Jib has a full chef series kitchen with large central American hardwood dining table, living room seats 6 and outdoor living & dining. The Jib is ideal for a coupl... Read more
About the Owner, James M
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Aug 2015
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 8 properties
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Listing #FKN6771660
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Reviewed 18 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

We're into our third week of a month at Schooner Bay, ensconced in the Jib, a lovely house at the end of the island in Schooner Bay. I can hear the waves crashing, a 5 minute walk away. Schooner Bay, on Abaco Island is an incredible secret. There are many houses for rent of all sizes and colours. I love this one because it faces the water with an open view of the harbour out to the sea. You can slip into the harbour off the dock or walk around the island in search of docile stingrays and sea turtles. The house is sweet with comfortable beds, great appliances, beautiful bathrooms and a lovely outdoor space. It's perfect for 2 or 4. We had our two children and grandson with us for a week and that was fine. James Malcolm, of Destination Schooner Bay is an incredible manager and host. The Sandpiper Inn and Black Fly Lodge serve great food. There is an endless beach to the north where the water is calm and warm, great for kids, and to the south an iron shore, yoga platform and another...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
n Great Abaco Island in The Bahamas, a new but traditional community, a destination, a real place has been born. A tidy harbour village of Bahamian cottages surrounded by the sea with narrow streets, sweeping beaches, rugged dunes, a tropical forest , where fishing boats rock idly on their moorings and the lively bustle of early evening; parrots call from the forest and neighbors mingle in the streets. Capture all that is essential and nothing that is not. Welcome South Abaco. Welcome to Destination Schooner Bay.

Destination Schooner Bay (DSB) is the exclusive provider of vacation cottage, hospitality and destination management-travel services for people visiting The Bahamas’ hottest new Out Island destination. Discover the real Bahamas you remember from your childhood to create new memor...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Marsh Harbour Intl (MHH): 45.0 km
Ferry: Sandy Point: 32.0 km

BY CAR - Schooner Bay Village is Located 28 Miles South of the Marsh Harbour International Airport On The Ernest A. Dean Highway
BY FERRY - Between April and December Bahamas Ferries M/V Seawind Serves Sandy Point from Nassau (Fridays & Sundays)
BY AIR (Domestic) - Sky Bahamas & Bahamasair Both Serve Marsh Harbour (MHH) From Nassau Several Times Each Day
BY AIR (International) - American, Bahamasair, & Silver Air all Serve Marsh Harbour (MHH) From South And Central Florida. Delta begins direct service from ATL in Dec. 2015
BY AIR CHARTER - Several Reputable Charter Operators Such As Bahama Hoppers, Sky Limo, Cherokee Air, & Golden Wings
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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