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Luxury Beachfront Villa

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (2 en suite) on the beach

A stunning new beach front home overlooking the Caribbean Sea and offering panoramic views of Barbados' south coast. This fresh, modern and tastefully furnished property offers 3 bedrooms, three bathrooms: A king and a queen, each with en suite bathrooms(one including a bathtub),and a third bedroom with two trundle-beds perfect for up to 4 children. The living and dining room are open plan, and lead onto a large covered patio looking out onto the ocean. There is a modern kitchen fitted out with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and Italian kitchen cabinets. The garden opens out onto the beach. The property is very close to Oistins and a short distance away from St. Lawrence Gap and other south coast beaches, restaurants, shops, etc.

Designed by local architect, Mark Hiorns, the property is classic Barbadian in style on the outside with a clean contemporary interior, equipped with every modern amenity. It was completed in Summer 2012.

More Details

Owner
David Kirton
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I were able to spend two wonderful weeks at Turtle Bottom

this past summer. The house was beautifully decorated in an upscale,

modern yet homey, comfortable style. The back of Turtle Bottom opens

up into a spacious patio and fenced in back yard that overlooks the

pristine Caribbean sea. The beach there is beautiful. We were able to

soak, fish, cast net, and even boogie board at times. We had taken our

3 month old son with us on the trip and found the accommodations to be

convenient, comfortable and safe.

It was fun to be able to go right down the street to the supermarket,

Oistins fish market or Cheffette.

Our two week stay fabulous and I would recommend it to anyone.
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Saint Lawrence Gap Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Recessed shower shelves
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shower seat
  • The master and third bathroom, have walk-in showers with glass screens, no step. The second has a bath with shower. There are several towel rails in each bathroom including in the showers for wet swimsuits. Each has a sleek modern European console with deep drawers for maximum storage and illuminated mirrors. The third bathroom has a mirrored cabinet with interior mirrors on the doors. There is a hair-dryer. There are power and shaver points in each bathroom. There are plentiful bath and beach towels provided and a washer and drier on-site.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Twin trundle beds
  • The master bedroom has air-conditioning and a ceiling fan, a walk-in closet, a safe, an en suite bathroom, and opens onto a wide verandah with stunning views out to sea. The second bedroom also has AC and a ceiling fan, a wall of closets,an en suite bathroom with shower and tub, and opens onto the garden with an equally sensational sea view. The third bedroom is airy with AC, ceiling fan,ample cupboards and bed drawers for storage. The twin trundle beds are very adaptable, and can be pushed together to form a Queen size bed or up to four singles (twins).
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is no need for a car, but there is off street parking for several. The bus stop is right outside and a bus ride to Bridgetown costs $1 US. There is reasonable wheelchair accessibility, one step to the front door, the living area, bathrooms and verandah are all on one level and there are two steps to the garden and sandy beach. There are no grab bars or low sinks. There is a washer and drier in a spacious laundry cupboard which opens off the open-plan living area. In the kitchen there is a UK 220v plug available.

Reviews

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Luxury Beachfront Villa
average rating of 4.962963 based on 30 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We travelled with a group of friends, 3 couples and so pleased with this beautiful villa. Each morning greeted by the beautiful ocean and beach. along with a beautiful covered deck with dining table. We spent most of our days and evenings on the covered deck, having our meals, listening to music and conversation. The sound of the ocean putting us to sleep. THe villa has all the amenities for cooking and a short walk to the local grocery stores for anything you need. We were three adults and the place was so comfortable yet large enough to find quiet time on your own to read and or take a nap. Went to Oistins Friday night for Fish Fry which is a short bus ride away. So many great places to eat. Also recommend taking a day to tour around the island to change it up. This was our third time in Barbados as a group of couples and it just keeps getting better! Thank you David for your beautiful place to make it Perfect!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location, directly on the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Turtlebottom is the perfect place to land for your vacation. The house is located directly on the beach. Ten steps to the water. You can jump into the ocean & then sun on the large patio. When you need a break from the sun you can move to the covered patio to cool off. There’s an outdoor shower which always feels so good after a swim. The house itself is amazing. Perfectly decorated, modern and well stocked. The kitchen has every utensil you need. There are beach towels & beach toys (floats, snorkeling gear, cooler); a Weber grill; lots of board & card games; books; washer/dryer; lounge chairs for sunning; a large table on the patio for outdoor dining. Large sliders that fold open accordion style so that the entire house is open to the outdoors. The beds are very comfortable. Lots of pillows which is always a plus. The location of the house is great. A short walk to Massy’s (grocery store), Surfers Cafe, Oistins fish market & fish fry (an experience on Friday night). There’s a bus stop in front of the house where you can pick up a shuttle (inexpensive) or catch a cab. Cabs are abundant & easy to find. If you’re walking cabbies will stop to ask if you need a ride. Same with the shuttle. The house is a 5 minute drive ($7.50/US cab ride) from St. Lawrence Gap where there are lots of great restaurants & bars. My family & I have traveled extensively and we always rent from HomeAway. We all have the ability to be, let’s say, critical of our accommodations, however when it comes to Turtlebottom there wasn’t a negative to be said. If you’re lucky to be able to book Turtlebottom do so without hesitation. You will in no way regret your decision as you sit on the patio, gazing at the ocean feeling relaxed, calm, tranquil. Have a wonderful vacation. ☀️☀️

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winnipeg
5

10 Fantastic Nights in Barbados

  • 5 of 5

Anyone looking at this property should know that it’s exactly as the pictures show with no surprises. The house is very well equipped with everything you need to make some fantastic meals should you choose. Massy Grocery Store is about a 12 minute walk away and will have everything you need. Rum is very cheap but if you are a Vodka or Gin drinker get a bottle of each at duty free as they are crazy crazy expensive. Our Group of 4 that turned into a group of 6 for 5 nights when our good friends surprised us with the help of owners David and Sam. Thanks to David, Sam and Sean their driver for making that such a fantastic surprise that we will talk about for many years to come. Our group spent most mornings and evening on the veranda having drinks, listening to music and playing cards only steps away from the ocean. Late morning and early afternoons were spent on the beach that was not crowded at all so it was fantastic. Turtles could be seen every morning and we had some surprise turtle visits during the day as well. I already miss hearing the waves all day and night long. We took in Oistin’s Fish Friday night(15 minute walk) and it was very good and very busy so get there early(Maybe 5:30) to get a good seat. Our only disappointment was that there was no live music there. If you want to buy fresh fish to cook at Turtlebottom Oistin’s is the place every day. We grilled King Fish and it was so tasty. We also took in the Jolly Roger Pirate Ship, Mount Gay Tour and a Catamaran Evening Cruise with Cool Runnings that was a highlight of the trip for sure. The bus is right out the door that will take you to the St Lawrence Gap or into Bridgetown for $1 US and we did both. So many great restaurants in the gap to choose from. In summary the house was everything we dreamed it would be and the location outstanding. David and Sam were fantastic and great at returning emails and answering our/your many questions. Sean who greets you at the airport will be happy to stop at the grocery store before taking your to Turtlebottom. Sean is a gem who has grown up in Barbados and has a wealth of information. Until we meet again Barbados… Cheers Scott, Sandra, Brian, Janine, Keith and Deb.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saskatoon Saskatchewan
5

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place exactly like the pictures show. Right on the beautiful beach. We were 7 ladies and with the 3 bathrooms that was not a problem. The location is perfect! No need for car. The local beep beeps come right in front of house and you can ride anywhere for $1usd or $2 their currency. There is a market close by in Oistins where you can get food and booze. Our beach was amazing. A couple of locals came by to sell things but were friendly and not aggressive. All the locals we met were friendly and accommodating! Would definitely go back😎

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Probably one of the nicest vacation rentals we have stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home right on a fabulous sand beach. Very well maintained and great location close to Oistens ( easy walk to the fish fry, fresh fish market and grocery store. Easy access to bus and route taxi which will take you just about anywhere on the island for 2 Barbados dollars. Excellent property highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 4 adults and 4 kids and Turtlebottom was perfect for us. The bedrooms are large and there was space for everyone. We spent most of our time outside on the very large deck and on the beautiful beach. The kitchen was fully stocked and we had everything we needed. There was even a blender! The villa was very clean and all furnishings and decor were top notch. There were even boogie boards and floats available for us to use and a safe too.. There were also board games, books and magazines, but we didn't discover these until our last day.

We were hesitant in booking this villa because the owner did not accept credit cards for payment, but after speaking to him, I sent my payments by cheque and was so happy to see Shaun at the airport when we arrived. From the airport, Shaun dropped the kids and Dads off at the villa and took the Moms to the grocery store to stock up for the week. The large grocery store was less than a 10 minute walk and offered a shuttle back to the villa with your groceries. There is a good selection of restaurant options within walking distance as well. We did not need to rent a car and found the bus stop right outside was just perfect and we used the buses for the entire week. We have rented many vacation villas in Canada and the US and this was one of the very best we have stayed in. We all had a great vacation and the kids are already asking when we can return to Turtlebottom. It was our first time in Barbados, and we all fell in love with the island and can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Grantley Adams International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Surfers Cafe
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Barbados Golf Club, Durants Or Rockley Golf Club
Car: not necessary

Maxwell Beach is centrally located on the South Coast,15 minutes from the Airport and 15 minutes to the capital Bridgetown. Oistins which has the famous outdoor street party and Fish-fry every weekend is within walking distance or 1 minute on the bus (the bus stop is directly outside). This fishing village also has a large supermarket, bank, 24hr convenience store,pharmacy, petrol station, The Surfers Café and fast food outlets.

St Lawrence Gap which is the social centre of the south coast, a street with bars, restaurants and clubs, is a five minute bus ride away. There is also fine dining available all the way from here to Bridgetown. The property is a tranquil retreat,the garden gate opens directly onto the beach.

Other Activities: International Cricket,two Golf courses within 10 minutes drive.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $500

These rates include air conditioning, hot water, cable TV, high speed Internet, phones, and Weekly Maid service.
Please note, air conditioning in Barbados has become very expensive, so we recommend that the AC systems be turned off when leaving the room, and when air conditioning is on, please ensure that all doors and windows are closed.
A deposit of 50% of the total rental cost will be required

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.