Michael

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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Spacious, quiet and very central: your home from home. Family friendly; Secure

Quiet and private - located on a ridge at the end of a no-through road, looking out to sea. Fantastic 180 degree view over trees to the sea beyond. Veranda/master bedroom look towards the sea, while the other two bedrooms overlook the pool. Beaches, golf, cricket, sailing, water-sports, shops and restaurants nearby.

Many of our guests are return visitors to Barbados and enjoy the experience of feeling that they live here, rather than just visiting. Our house offers all the comforts of home and is very central for the best beaches and the main entertainment areas.

Whole house, including the veranda, netted against mosquitoes. Spacious, light and cool - 1 900 sq ft - representing excellent value for money: why pay twice the price or more, when the beach is only 5 minutes drive away and you can enjoy a beautiful sea view from our breezy veranda?

Large pool immediately in front of the house, set in tropical gardens. The relaxing environment, pool and stunning view mean that you may choose to simply stay at home some days.

Small select, secure residential (non-tourist) development with full-time gardeners and night-time security guard. Extensive, well kept grounds.

Very central - for beaches, entertainment, golf, sailing, supermarkets, St Lawrence Gap, Garrison, Oistins and Bridgetown.

Our friendly agent will meet you at the house on arrival: concierge service for car rental, airport pick up, booking events and travel advice.

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Details for Enjoy the Space 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

Enjoy a spacious, quiet environment - near to some of the best beaches in Barbados and close to entertainment areas.
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hello Michael,



I really want to thank you for allowing us to share your lovely hilltop home. We saw a lot of the island during our stay but did not see a location we preferred to yours.



There was a mixture of family and friends staying for differing periods during the four weeks we rented your house. We always enjoyed returning to Ridgeview House and during my few days alone I felt safe there.



We thought of it as a cottage comparable to our summer cottage on a lake in northern Ontario, airy and easy to keep clean.



We would like to return for the same month next year, and I hope I can negotiate some dates (and rates) with you.



Thank you again Michael for all your assistance in making our stay in Barbados so wonderful.



Cheers and best wishes,



Guest from Canada
Mar 2012
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Michael

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
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Travel with confidence
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average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
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Hastings Christ Church
5

EASTER SUN

  • 5 of 5
I'm watching the rain fall in England on another wet bank holiday, so I thought it would be a good time to review our week in Barbados over Easter.
Ridgeview is a wonderful place to spend time on this island. The house description is accurate and for a family of four, there is plenty of room for everyone. The view from the main bedroom is very panoramic whilst the pool is only a few feet away. As many of the residents on the gated community live and work on the island, we often found we had the pool to ourselves. We liked the extra touches with the house; there are plenty of towels, some beach equipment, a cricket set and most importantly.....a teapot.
You do need a car to enjoy this property, but this is no hardship. Within 5 minutes, you can be parked and walking on the boardwalk or swimming out to the turtles in Carslie Bay. Within 5 minutes in the other direction, you will be on the main highway, meaning you can be at some of the most pristine locations within half an hour. We all loved Crane Beach, you need to park on the road near the small roundabout and walk down, but it is well worth the effort.
As we only stayed for one week, we had to limit our excursions as we wanted to enjoy the natural beauty of the island. Harrison's Cave offers a contrast to the sun and sea; it is stunning and even managed to amaze our 14 year old with its collection of stalactites and stalagmites. Our favourite trip was a day out on the catamaran Calypso. This boat gets 5 stars on all the trip adviser reviews and is worthy of every review.
Even though the house and local shops give you the opportunity to fully self cater, we decided to eat out each night. There a number of local restaraunts on the front which offer a wide variety of food style, all at good cost. We were slightly disappointed that more restaraunts did not offer a wider choice of real Caribbean food. However, we found that some of the petrol stations served macaroni pie, fried flying fish and delicious peas and rice, all cooked on site.A great pit stop after a morning swimming in the sea.
All in all, we loved our week at Ridgeview and our holiday on Barbados. I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting to enjoy the island whilst avoiding the restrictions of the commercial hotels. Our experience tells us that if you are prepared to stay a few minutes away from the main tourist drag, you can find yourself in high quality accommodation allowing you to enjoy the "real" feel of the location. Anthony
  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Hastings Christ Church
4

RIDGE VIEW TOWNHOUSE BARBADOS.

  • 4 of 5
The listing description was accurate and Michael was a very gracious and obliging owner to deal with throughout out stay. The property was clean and well maintained. Michael and the Property Management team gave attentive and very good customer service. I would certainly rent this property again and also recommend it to my family and friends. Michael supplied us with several pages of suggestions for attractions to visit, local beaches, recommended restaurants, and much more information for our visit to Barbados. Jean Simpson Canada
  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Hastings Christ Church
5

LOVELY & RELAXING FAMILY SUMMER HOLIDAY

Lovely & relaxing family summer holiday
  • 5 of 5
We are a family with 3 older teenagers, having visited Barbados a number of times before we found the house at Gun Site ideal. The community of houses are quiet and the gardens very well maintained. The house provided plenty of space for us all, situated near the pool( we were usually the only ones using it) and able to enjoy beautiful views of Bridgetown and the sea from the back of the house.
A short drive to the coast provided many places to eat and the supermarket, all very convenient. we visited many beaches around the island, driving is very easy we used bing maps rather than the tourist map which shortened many journeys. We each had many highlights, a catameran trip to swim with turtles, 3 Fridays at Oistens fish night, surfing at Miami beach. We hiked with the Barbados National Trust, lucky to experience a moon hike at full moon.and watching the race horses from the Garrison swimming in the sea.
Michael was extremely helpful at all times, We booked very late so a scramble for flights shifted our dates, Michael was very understanding and courteous.
I hope our family holidays will continue to be this successful in the future!
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Hastings Christ Church
Saint John, NB, Canada
5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY

  • 5 of 5
Took my parents, husband and newborn for a week. Fantastic place to stay! Spacious, great pool, great location, can walk down to the beach, clean... will definitely stay again.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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5

RELAX, RELAX, RELAX

  • 5 of 5
We arrived on a late flight and were met by Shaun, the taxi driver used by the agents. He was really helpful and even came with us to the supermarket after we had checked in at the house, as we were unsure of driving around at night on our first evening. The house is well represented by the photographs on the site and we found it very easy to settle in. Some really good beaches are very nearby (a car is recommended). I'm keen on beach walking and particularly enjoyed going down to Carlisle Bay in the late afternoon - it is a mile long from one end to the other and the sand is flat and firm: ideal for walking. It's also a good location for snorkelling, as there is a marine reserve.

Restaurants and supermarkets are nearby. Michael provided a list of recommendations and we especially liked 'Shakers' in Browne's Gap - we went there twice during our stay. There are also some good family restaurants in The Gap. We also went to the drive-in cinema one evening - again on Michael's recommendation, which was a great experience and I would recommend it.

The house was cool and breezy and we didn't need to use the airconditioning. The pool and gardens were well maintained and the site was very quiet - I think a lot of the residents were away overseas during the holiday period, which was great for us.

A very relaxing stay and a great way to escape the winter weather for a couple of weeks.
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
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Owner's Response: We pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much. A number of guests have commented about Shaun's helpfulness; our agents recommend that he meets guests at the airport, so that they can get to the house easily, the first time. They can also arrange for a rental car to be waiting at the house for you when you arrive.
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NICE PLACE TO STAY

  • 4 of 5
This house was big enough for the whole family and had air conditioning!! It was overlooking the sea but you will need a car to get about. Very quiet and with a beautiful view. For us it was ideally placed on the island, near our friends and relatives, the Garrison racecourse and a 7 minute drive to the Yacht Club. Has everything you need.

The property was clean but we hit a bank holiday and did have difficulty getting the maid service but it was sorted with a quick phone call.

I would highly recommend this property
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
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Owner's Response: We look forward to welcoming you and your family again at our house. Michael
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Grantley Adams
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Carlisle Bay/Hilton and Accra/Rockley
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Rockley - many guests play here; Durrants - nearby
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Many restaurants near by
Car: recommended

The best beaches on the South Coast are located in Christ Church. The area also contains the island's principal entertainment areas, two golf courses and the horse racing track. Cricket nearby at the Wanderers and the Kensington Oval. You can snorkel on the wrecks in Carlisle Bay and see lots of fish - and often turtles. The recently opened South Coast board walk is very near for a relaxing stroll by the sea. There is a jogging course at the Garrison which is within easy reach of the house. Many restaurants and entertainment spots are located throughout the area. There are many others services such as surfing, sub-diving, sports fishing and boat charters located is this part of the island.

Our house - Ridge View - has an amazing view over the south coast, looking out over trees to the sea beyond. It is located in a small, secure development: ideal for relaxing and getting away from it all.

Other Activities: Snorkelling, lovely beaches, cricket, Garrison historical area and horse racing, walking/jogging tracks.

Golf: The Rockley Golf Club is 5 minutes drive from our house. A number of golfers have rented our house for this reason. Rockley is popular with local and visitors and offers a 9 Hole (with alternative tees for back nine) par 70, 5610yd course. This is also an active social scene. http://www.rockleygolfclub.com/go/

The Barbados Golf Club is 10-15 minutes drive away. The 18 hole golf course features two “Returning Nines” which finish into a expansive and unique triple green that wrap seamlessly around a lake. The 6,805 yard par 72 links style golf course, features gently rolling hills and wide open fairways. http://barbadosgolfclub.com/barbados-golf-course.cfm

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Hastings Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Crop Over
Jul 25 2014 - Aug 8 2014
6 night minimum stay
$315
 
 
Summer
Aug 9 2014 - Aug 31 2014
6 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Low
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 19 2014
6 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Fall
Oct 20 2014 - Nov 30 2014
6 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 15 2014
6 night minimum stay
$315
 
 
Chistmas/New Year
Dec 16 2014 - Jan 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
$460
 
 
Winter
Jan 10 2015 - May 16 2015
6 night minimum stay
$315
 
 
Low
May 18 2015 - Jun 30 2015
6 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Summer 2015
Jul 8 2015 - Jul 24 2015
6 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Crop Over 2015
Jul 25 2015 - Aug 8 2015
6 night minimum stay
$315
 
 
Summer 2015
Aug 9 2015 - Aug 31 2015
6 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$315
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Contact us for rates for stays of more than two weeks: we offer attractive discounts.

Payment via wire/bank transfer or credit card. Credit cards accepted via our agents (3.75% processing fee applies)

Free internet/Wi-Fi and local telephone calls

Weekly maid service for stays of more than 7 days. Friendly agent on-hand to meet you and assist with car rental and booking activities and events

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Hastings Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Mobile Phone
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Safe
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Kitchen ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • En-suite in master bedroom. Bathrooms finished to a high standard, including marble counter tops.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite bathroom - Ridge view
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Pool view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Pool view
  • Air-conditioning and ceiling fans in all bedrooms. Master bedroom is en suite and has a balcony with a 180 degree view of the South coast. The other two bedrooms overlook the pool.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • rain forests
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
Notes:
Our house is located on a ridge overlooking the South Coast and has a fantastic 180% view. Close to the main south coast beaches, the Garrison race-course/jogging track and the South Coast board walk. Easy access to main entertainment areas and restaurants. Very near to golf and cricket. Office/work area with a desk, book shelves, phone and internet. Spacious - 1 900 sq ft - representing excellent value for money. Large pool immediately in front of the house. Extensive, well kept grounds. Very quiet and peaceful location. The veranda and master bedroom have fantastic view over the South coast. The whole house, including the veranda, is netted against mosquitoes. The house is within a very quiet and secure development with full-time gardeners and night-time security guard. There is a full-sized kitchen, washing machine and dryer. Bathrooms and kitchen finished to high specifications with marble and granite tops, respectively
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