Restored 1800s Estate Home, Infinity Pool, Ocean Views, Free Flight Included
Mrs. Russel's House is an artistic blend of the historic and contemporary. This lovely house dates from the first half of the1800's.
Vacation Home in
Governors Harbour Bahamas
||3 Bedrooms • Sleeps 6
||2 king beds, 2 twin beds
||3 Full Bathrooms
||Waterfront - Ocean
||Near a Beach
(Rates Displayed in USD)
Daily Rates from $471
Weekly Rates from $2,450
Monthly Rates from $10,500
During the recent restoration, the original historic architecture was preserved while accommodating the needs of modern luxury living, including state-of-the-art fixtures, appliances, and electronics, and an oceanview infinity-edge pool. Mixing original furnishings with a unique blend of creatively researched pieces, Mrs. Russel’s reknowned Italian architect created a sense of Colonial nostalgia that is unique and delightful.
Mrs. Russel's House has three full-size bedrooms. Two feature king-sized beds and the third has two double beds. The house has a large formal living room, elegant formal dining room with seating for six, and a fully equipped island kitchen with gas cooktop and state-of-the-art Smeg appliances. There are 3 luxurious modern bathrooms with showers.
A large terrace overlooks the pool and harbour with beautiful ocean and sunset views. Mrs. Russel's shares a pool with two other houses. Amenities include flat-screen cable TV, air conditioning, ceiling fan, wireless internet, washer/dryer, hi-fi stereo, cordless telephone, and off-street parking.
Mrs. Russel’s House is part of Squires Estates and is beautifully restored 19th century homeson the hill above Governors Harbour. The décor and level of finish will delight the most discriminating world traveler. Our manager will greet you upon arrival and be available to assist you as needed. She can arrange for daily housekeeping, a private chef, or a car rental (extra charges apply), and provide advice about island activities.
Mrs. Russel’s estate is surrounded by a lush garden which is home to many fruit trees, bougainvillea, hibiscus, aloe and coconut palms. The infinity pool serves both Mrs. Russel's House and Toad's Hall. The pool deck is dramatic with its views of the harbour and adds to the delight of the well-manicured grounds.
The town of Governors Harbour, a one-minute walk down the hill, has a charming 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, 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.
Walking over the hill in the other direction takes you to French Leave Beach, the finest beach on the island and one of the great beaches of the Caribbean. By foot, it’s about 10 minutes to French Leave, a mile-long crescent of pink sand which is literally deserted most of the time. Most visitors to Eleuthera rent a car, because the island is rural and spread out, and a car is the only practical way to get around. By car, Mrs. Russel’s is just a minute from French Leave Beach.
FREE FLIGHT: A stay of four nights or longer entitles you to one free round-trip ticket from Nassau to Eleuthera or flight credits from the U.S. Some restrictions apply. THIS PROMOTION IS RUN BY THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND IS NOT ALWAYS AVAILABLE. Please contact us for details.
Vacation Rental Policies
3 nights minimum stay
Activities and Special Interests
This property provides access to the following activities and special interests:
» Family Vacations
» Deep Sea Fishing
» Fly Fishing
» Group and Reunion
» Horseback Riding
» Scuba Diving
» Wind Surfing
» Air Conditioning
» Internet Access
» Pool (Community)
» Pets Allowed
» Cable/Dish TV
» Ceiling Fan(s)
» Coffee Maker
» Full Kitchen
Other Property Amenities
Standard Amenities arboretum, bay/sound, botanical garden, caves, churches, library, marina, pond, reefs, restaurants,
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