ROMANTIC HIDEAWAY - CARIBBEAN-STYLED COTTAGE IN LUSH TROPICAL GARDENS

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Sarah Fuller

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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ROMANTIC HIDEAWAY - CARIBBEAN-STYLED COTTAGE IN LUSH TROPICAL GARDENS

St. John Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 pull-out sofabed, sleeps 2-3

The perfect place to relax…a large pool is just a couple of steps from the veranda and the cut stone deck is spectacularly surrounded by palms and bougainvillea, orchids and lily ponds. The energetic can swim, the less-so inclined can just dip in every now and then as they retire to the loungers and soak up the sun.

The romantic exterior leads to the even more romantic interior, which boasts a wonderful 18th century four-poster king size bed, and high airy ceilings. The living area is uniquely decorated with lighting and accessories designed by a local potter. There is also cable T.V., a well-stocked library and an additional sofa bed. Voltage is 110.There is a charming bathroom, and fully fitted kitchen area with a BBQ grill by the pool. All linens and towels are included.It is an ideal base from which to explore Antigua, or just relax with a good book. Your hosts John and Sarah Fuller have a wealth of island knowledge.

Situation in Antigua: Driftwood Cottage is situated on the north coast of Antigua. Five minutes from the airport and a 2-minute walk from Jabberwock Beach – the favorite beach of windsurfers and kite surfers. It is also within walking distance of 3 excellent restaurants, Le Bistro, The Waterfront and The Beehive. Boat trips and car hire can be arranged and St John’s and supermarkets are just minutes away.

Further amenities: The living area is uniquely decorated with lighting and accessories designed by Sarah - the potter. There is also cable T.V., a well-stocked library and an additional sofa bed. Voltage is 110. There is a charming bathroom, and fully fitted kitchen area with a BBQ grill by the pool. All linens and towels are included and there is an iron and a hairdryer if needed.

Your hosts John and Sarah: Driftwood Cottage is an ideal base from which to explore Antigua and come back to in the evenings, or just relax with a good book all day and go out to discover the nightlife of Antigua. Your hosts John and Sarah Fuller have a wealth of island knowledge and love to share their knowledge; Sarah runs a fantastic little Pottery and shop in St. John’s and John, a famous lawyer on the island is also a history and ecology buff. Both are extremely helpful and eager to make sure your holiday is a memorable one. There is a wealth of information available on Antigua and Barbuda in the cottage and any trips can be booked at any time. Our aim is to help you enjoy Antigua as much as we do and create a holiday to remember.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sarah Fuller

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Speaks english
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Romantic Hideaway - Caribbean-styled cottage in lush tropical gardens
average rating of 4.96 based on 30 reviews
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St. John Antigua
Harleysville PA
5

Amazing cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
Jason and I spent 6 days in this wonderful cottage for our anniversary this year. The cottage was very clean, private, and peaceful. I was a bit worried about sleeping under the mosquito net since I typically get eaten alive but we have no problems at all! We never once closed our doors or windows since the breeze was lovely and you could not see the main house from ours. Sarah and John were very kind and helpful. We enjoyed having the dogs around as well since we were missing ours back home. Sarah and John, thank you for creating this perfect hideaway!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Romantic Hideaway - Caribbean-styled cottage in lush tropical gardens
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St. John Antigua
5

Wonderful, relaxing cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
We spent a wonderful week here at John and Sarah's cottage on the north coast of Antigua, prior to a second week at one of the resorts (for a friend's wedding). The cottage was spacious and airy, with all necessary amenities. The pool was terrific to cool off in and relax. One of our favourite features was the large, wide covered veranda where we ate all our home cooked meals, and relaxed in the hammock.
This was a great place to base for exploring the rest of the island and was close to many nice restaurants and only 15min from downtown St Johns.
Sarah and John were terrific hosts and were more than happy to help out with any questions or advice, and the dogs were very friendly.
A car is recommended as there is not too much within walking distance of the cottage. The only small negative were the mosquitoes in the evening, but that was easily overcome with some repellant and the bed's net worked great.
We enjoyed this much more than the week at the all inclusive resort, and would definitely stay here again when we return to Antigua.
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Romantic Hideaway - Caribbean-styled cottage in lush tropical gardens
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+1 268 4610369
St. John Antigua
5

Lovely cottage in a peaceful neighborhood

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
I've been traveling to Antigua for the past 6 years and this cottage is one of the most peaceful places I've stayed. The cottage is adjacent to Sarah and John's home and surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden. The property is in a safe residential neighborhood about 3 minutes from Antigua's kite-surfing beach. Sarah and John are incredibly generous and kind and make you feel at home. It's a simple cottage that has everything you need - and if you need anything else (like a rental car or restaurant suggestion) Sarah is there to help. I've stayed here multiple times already and highly recommend it. It's absolutely my favorite place to stay in Antigua.
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Romantic Hideaway - Caribbean-styled cottage in lush tropical gardens
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St. John Antigua
Dtown, PA
5

Look No Further.....This is the place!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
Driftwood Cottage is a cute, romantic, lush hideaway that will transport you to relaxation immediately. We got married in Antigua on our second day, and this was the best spot to honeymoon....We fell in love with the cottage, and after 5 days, did not want to leave....So we were lucky it was available, and we stayed another day. Drinks and meals on the porch each day, what a treat! We rented a jeep, and easily traveled the island and its beaches by day. Just the right size, with everything you will need for island living. Wonderful, kind, and helpful hosts (& pups) to make your visit unforgetable. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our special day, even more special! This is THE place!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you both and we hope that you will come and visit for your anniversary!! Sarah and John
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Romantic Hideaway - Caribbean-styled cottage in lush tropical gardens
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p256399
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St. John Antigua
5

Honeymoon retreat

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
We were looking for something clean, affordable and quaint and we found that and much much more.
Thank you to Sarah and John for welcoming us to Antigua and making our few days extra special.
Set within a beautiful garden with a private pool we found this cottage very welcoming and relaxing.
We woke with the birds and fell asleep to the noise of the frogs.
There are many isolated beautiful beaches to be found.
We hope to be able to visit again. xx
Helpful votes: 1/1

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Car: recommended

Driftwood Cottage is a 5 min walk from Jabbewock Beach, and a 10 min drive from St John's City.

Jabbewock Beach is a 1/2 mile of white sand; kitesurfing is available from the beach.

3 restaurants close by to choose from.

Other Activities: kite surfing at Jabbewock Beach

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Availability & Rates

St. John Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Winter 2013/2014
Mar 1 2014 - May 31 2014
$175
$175
$1,225
3 nights
 
Notes: 30$US per extra person   

Notes

  • price is inclusive: discounts for stays of 21 nights or over;
  • 20% non-refundable deposit required to secure booking

Amenities

St. John Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Iron & Board
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Towels, Beach towels, Soap and toiletries provided
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Antique 4-poster
  • Features an Antique 4-Poster King sized Bed and a single pullout sofa bed. All Linens and towels provided.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Books
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • whale watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • snorkeling
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The large pool is surrounded by a large cut stone deck - 3 lounge chairs are available for soaking up the sun or reading in the shade. The cottage is surrounded by palms,bougainvillea, orchids and the fabulously large veranda is ideal for enjoying meals, sipping a rum-punch sundowner, or just relaxing in the hammock or loungers. Here you can gaze down at the tempting aquamarine pool, or just soak in the tropical surroundings – the sun shimmers and filters through the greenery, and hummingbirds and bananaquits dart around in their daily The romantic exterior leads to the even more romantic interior, which boasts a wonderful 18th century four-poster king size bed, and high airy ceilings. The living area is uniquely decorated with lighting and accessories designed by Sarah - the potter.