7BR-CAYMAN CASTLE: 7 BR / 7.0 BA VILLA IN GRAND CAYMAN, SLEEPS 18

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Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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7BR-CAYMAN CASTLE: 7 BR / 7.0 BA VILLA IN GRAND CAYMAN, SLEEPS 18

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7BR Luxury Cayman Castle & Guesthouse is directly oceanfront on a private 2-acre gated estate on an elevated point of land and enjoys a large private white-sand beach with excellent snorkeling & sunbathing. Infinity pool, multi-tiered oceanfront terraces, 40' roofed balcony and a covered 1st floor veranda provide guests plenty of room to spread out, dine together or just enjoy the views. (3) thatched palapas, (4) kayaks, pool heater in winter and walking distance to Ocean Frontiers dive shop (as well as 3 lunch spots) make this home a wonderful choice for a larger family. Great snorkel spot 250 yds in front of Castle. This is not barefoot swimming, as there is a marine environment. Cayman Castle also makes a great wedding venue FOR RESIDENT GUESTS ONLY (no invited guests permitted). Custom 17' mahogany & mosaic dining table for large family meals and entertaining. Seats 16 easily (18 in a pinch).

This grand estate is not only one of the largest rental villas on the entire island; it also is a notable landmark. It has been featured on many YouTube videos, as well as on Google Earth. Virtually anyone on the island will know of the "Castle in East End". Adjacent to the "Wreck of The 10 Sails Park" and police constable's residence; this property enjoys no residential neighbors to the north for 500 feet+ or to the south for 300 feet+. With the gate shut in the evenings; guests enjoy their privacy.

The owner maintains the property quite well; making upgrades every fall to keep the experience not only refreshing and pleasant for the repeat guests as well as for newcomers to Cayman Castle.

Stainless propane BBQ cooking center with granite top, central A/C, (10) lounge chaises, WiFi Internet access & VoIP Free Long Distance to USA & Canada included. AppleTV, multiple Plasma TVs, Sonos wireless speakers.Plenty of off-street parking.

5BR Castle and 2BR Guesthouse accommodate 16 people (12 adults max.). Guesthouse offers a second private pool, covered oceanfront verandah and additional parking.

All rates INCLUDE Government Occupancy tax.

Mid-week maid service provided.

(3) King Suites, (3) Queen Suites. The first floor Queen suite offers a private entrance and TV area. New (larger) bunkroom has 2 sets of bunks and will have a plasmaTV as well. Sleeper sofa in the second floor Queen Suite for children. 2 full-sized folding cribs provided.

$3,000 damage deposit waived with purchase of $39 CSA Damage Deposit Insurance.

20% Discount Available Sep - Oct.

Discounts Offered For Multi-Week Rentals.

Weddings limited to guests staying at the house (no invited guests-16 maximum).

Booking Rules:

Minimum Stay:

5 Nights if between Saturdays

Can accommodate longer rentals

Holiday weeks are strictly weekend to weekend

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only

Grand Cayman Villas

Jim Leavitt

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Speaks english
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Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa in Grand Cayman, Sleeps 18
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa in Grand Cayman, Sleeps 18
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p390261
866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
1

family birthday celebration

  • 1 of 5
  • Submitted: May 28, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
The castle was great UNTIL it rained. Our family rented the castle & guesthouse. We were in the guesthouse & on our last day water poured in thru the windows & water leaked from the ceiling fan in the center of the room. We spent our last day in Cayman cleaning up large amounts of water dripping from the ceiling fan, kitchen & windows. I would NOT recommend anyone staying there unless this is rectified. We were not told that the place leaked before booking the house. If we knew about the leaks, we may have chosen to stay somewhere else
Owner's Response: This large family stayed for two weeks...and enjoyed great weather until day #9 when the heavens opened (tropical storm Beryl formed over top of Grand Cayman). Cayman had record rainfall of 13" in 2 days(!!) and it rained sideways..the schools closed and government buildings shut down. The Castle & Guesthouse are in east end and the rain & wind came from the east..so it was sideways against the sliding doors and windows and leaked under the sliders-- the guests used towels to soak up rainwater--and we sent out maids to do the towels for them. We also had a roof drain blocked which caused a ceiling leak--so our roofer and contractor went over and unplugged that clog..so the kitchen roof stopped leaking. We also caulked the doors...It was just a rotten final 5 nights in Cayman for this family...so I offered to send them to the Lighthouse Restaurant for dinner ($1,000 limit) even though the second week I discounted for them almost 30%. They didn't accept the offer...and only after they left the island, posted this abysmal review of the house (1 star?) AND demanded a refund. I did what I could do for them while on island and offered a nice dinner as a kind gesture of condolence for the weather. There is just no way to please everyone. I am sure they will want to submit more negative reviews. Please read the 5 years of good reviews and understand that some people can never be happy when the weather turns bad like it did. 13" of rain is almost half the annual rainfall for the east end historically!!

CORRECTIVE ACTION: I flew down as soon as they left..hired a roofer and contractor and completely removed the second floor roof and re-sloped the decking, installed a new membrane and drains...we also siliconed around the sliding glass doors--but in a 30mph 1"/hr sideways rainstorm...sliding door tracks will spill over...I am glad that we only have 1-2 of these storms a year.
Helpful votes: 22/27
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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa in Grand Cayman, Sleeps 18
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p390261
866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Lakeville, Massachusetts
5

Cayman Castle

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
The stay at the "Castle" was outstanding. (We rented the castle and guesthouse) It was March of 2009 and it was our chance to bring family and friends together in one great location. Our kids; grandchildren and friends enjoyed the spacious accommodations that allowed all of us the opportunity for both privacy and socialization. The rooms were comfortable and the location great for water sports (swimming (ocean and heated pool), kayaking, snorkeling and kite surfing!) We have been renting in the Caribbean since 2002 and without question Jim offers the most personalized of services. PS: My grandson, now nine, has a goal to one day buy the castle, top that for a recommendation! Bill from Massachusetts
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 12/12
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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa in Grand Cayman, Sleeps 18
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p390261
866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Washington DC
5

COULDN'T BE CALMER / COOLER THAN AT THE CASTLE!!!

COULDN'T BE CALMER / COOLER THAN AT THE CASTLE!!!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2008
I spent my honeymoon at the Castle and Guest House in 2008 (Hurricane Paloma) ...we had all ages and mobilities of folks staying - the week was ideal - so easy for an 89 year old to enjoy ... and safe for the little ones .... Hurricane (Cat 3+) did not even touch us - round castle and watertight ... amazing ... The ad understates the experience you will have - The exclusive location of this heaven keeps us coming back (5 trips so far) ... the staff at the dive place next door are incredibly helpful - nice to be able to walk there! and to Vivine's Kitchen!! And some of the best snorkeling is a swim from the personal dock - Also, close to Rum Point, and Kaibo - wonderful wonderful vacation spot - all the amenities with the requisite 'turn off button' from crazy East Coast lives .... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 6/6
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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa in Grand Cayman, Sleeps 18
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p390261
866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
5

Beyond words!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
We stayed at the Castle in June 2011 and would definitely recommend it! There were 7 of us: my husband & I and our grown children and their significant others. The main castle was better than we expected. The view from the decks was incredible and you can comfortably spend all day out there. Our group enjoyed using the kayaks, fishing and snorkeling. The interior of the house was very nice and comfortable for a group of our size. It is a bit of a drive from town but there are several good restaurants and grocery store nearby. Jim, the property owner/manager, was very responsive to any questions that we had before and during our stay. We definitely plan to stay at the Castle again!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 5/5
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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa in Grand Cayman, Sleeps 18
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p390261
866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Portsmouth, NH UASA
5

Magical Wedding

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
We stayed at the Castle in April 2011. Our daughter was married on the beach and her reception was held at the Castle. We hired Mise en Place to do the wedding catering - they did everything for us - I did not have to worry about a thing. Reno was the person I dealt with. The Castle accommodated every single one of our wishes - beautiful home to celebrate all the events of a wedding - plenty of space for40 people to be entertained - it is a first rate place - we could not have asked for one thing to be different. The pictures on the website are exactly as they appear - I only wish I had another daughter to get married there....the entire week was magical!!!

We had Tucca Restaurant cater for the rehearsal dinner and also went to their restaurant for dinner on our arrival. Ron (owner) could not have done more for us - food and presentation was wonderful.
Angela (caterer on the island) came to the Castle for a small dinner and again was more than pleasant. She and her staff cooked the food at the Castle and it was beautifully served. We also went to the Lighthouse Restaurant and had a very nice dinner even though we never wanted to leave the Castle.

I honestly cannot say enough about how wonderful our stay at the Castle was - I would love to have a family reunion there some day - there is not one negative thing about the Castle - I felt like a Queen!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Availability & Rates

Grand Cayman Villa 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
 
Seasonal Rate
Apr 15 2014 - Dec 19 2014
$1,700
$11,900
5 nights
 
Notes: Prices start at the following rates excluding taxes and optional extras   
 
Seasonal Rate
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
$2,850
$19,950
5 nights
 
Notes: Prices start at the following rates excluding taxes and optional extras   
 
Seasonal Rate
Jan 4 2015 - Apr 14 2015
$1,990
$13,930
5 nights
 
Notes: Prices start at the following rates excluding taxes and optional extras   
 
Seasonal Rate
Apr 15 2015 - Dec 18 2015
$1,700
$11,900
5 nights
 
Notes: Prices start at the following rates excluding taxes and optional extras   
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Amenities

Grand Cayman Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
General:
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Full Bath - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • King Suite - 1 king
    King Suite - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
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