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Beautiful Exceptional Luxury Apartment actually on the Beach. Port St Charles.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 33,368 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

On the Beach. Exceptional in every way! A Spacious Apartment for 4+ adults .

A spacious, luxury, award winning beautifully appointed apartment actually located on the beach in Port St Charles. It is not the expected 'Rental' standard of accommodation. # 271 has 3,000sq ft. Available for 4 adults,( sorry no small children) in 2 of the 3 beautiful bedrooms. This amazing beachfront apartment has direct access to the spectacular serviced south beach of Port St Charles.

Two large elegant bedrooms available for your use. Both with en suites and large terraces - one overlooking the sea and the other the lagoon. Dining and lounging facilities on both the large terraces. Centrally a large comfortable sitting room leading to the Captain's Room which is used as the TV/media room.

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This beautiful beachfront apartment with its unique direct access to the spectacular south beach of Port St Charles has been Designer decorated and furnished to an award-winning standard, and this distinctive property enjoys breathtaking, uninterrupted views.

It offers two spacious bedroom suites with private en suites - one called The Sand Dollar Room, and the other The Parrot Room. Also the main sitting room and a study/TV room called The Captain's Room, plus a full guest bathroom.

The attractive entrance, with comfortable dining area, overlooks the lagoon and leads to a fully-fitted kitchen with laundry room.

The large, elegantly furnished sitting room leads through sliding french doors on to an expansive covered beach front terrace offering dining and lounging areas; stylish, retractable awnings provide additional shade from the afternoon sun and has easy beach access from the terrace.

The Sand Dollar room opens to the beach-front terrace too, whilst the Parrot Room and Captains's Room, lead on to an intimate lagoon Terrace.

The Captain's Room is available as an extra bedroom with a large double bed.

The magic of this home is having terraces on both sides enabling you to sit out and watch the sun set over the tranquil Caribbean sea in the evening, or to watch the boats going by in the marina where the boats are quietly berthed behind your home. Each terrace really gives a feeling of open island living where air conditioning is rarely needed although available.

Designer decorated and furnished to an award-winning standard, this distinctive property enjoys breathtaking, uninterrupted views.

The main ocean front terrace has easy beach access via a private stairway. Although can be accessed using the lift at the entrance. One of the suites also opens to the beach-front terrace, whilst the other and study/TV room, lead on to the intimate lagoon balcony.

One of the suites also opens to the beach-front terrace, whilst the other and study/TV room, lead on to the intimate lagoon balcony.

Heavenly views of the aquamarine waters almost overwhelm you the minute you enter the sitting room, which has has 2 huge comfy sofas and 2 armchairs. Through the large sliding French doors, you enter the Sea Terrace which offers a delightful area for outdoor dining, overlooking the beach, the aquamarine seas and the reef which makes for wonderful snorkelling, just feet away from the door

The Kitchen is well appointed with fridge freezer, dishwasher, cooker, microwave, liquidiser and all required to help you create delicious meals using fantastic local produce and freshly caught fish from the nearby fish market. The kitchen opens to the dining terrace, and is cooled by the trade winds. The Laundry room with Washing Machine, Dryer, Ironing Board and Iron and butlers sink tucked away adjacent to the kitchen.

The Sand Dollar Bedroom has a large king size luxury bed and is equally roomy with plenty of wardrobe space for all your favourite island attire, This bedroom has its own beautifully equipped marble bathroom.

The Parrot Room Bedroom also has a large king size luxury bed and is equally spacious with plenty of wardrobe space and a private enclosed veranda with sun loungers. It has its own marble tiled full shower room, and an adjacent marble tiled shower room. His and Hers if wished!

The bedrooms are provided with Luxury Peter Reed 5 cord cotton bed linen, White Company waffle cotton blankets and towels. Bathrobes provided.

8 hours weekly maid service is included. A safe is available in the apartment.

Unlimited local telephone calls can be made at no extra cost.

Wifi is available too.

Port St Charles residents have exclusive use of 2 swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, a gymnasium, sun loungers and umbrellas on the beach, the water taxi at your beck and call to transport you to anywhere within Port St Charles, the Sunset Isle with Pool, Bar and Restaurant. You also have the option to use Port St Charles Yacht Club and Restaurant

There is also a Hair and Beauty Salon called Headmasters.

You can also enjoy beauty of the tropical gardens. The

Lagoon abounds with turtles and sea life and the off shore Reef is colonised by coral, sponges and myriads of tropical fish. Perfect for snorkelling.<BR><BR>Why we chose Port St Charles<BR>

We fell in love with Port St Charles the first time we drove past the gated entry in 2002. We were exploring the Northern part of the island, and just had to stop and view this delightful place. Construction was still going on, but the place was so beautifully managed it didn't matter.<BR><BR>We viewed several apartments, but the added bonus of a Plunge Pool on the terrace and being close to the water left us with no option but to choose Windward. We have had no regrets since. The ambience in the apartment and in Port St Charles is so relaxing and refreshing. It is a delight to walk around Port St Charles taking in the beautiful tropical gardens and being engulfed by the heavy scent of flowers. We are also so fortunate to have one of the best swimming/ snorkelling/ sunbathing beaches on the island, and despite all beaches in Barbados being public the beach at Port St Charles is never busy.

More Details

Owner
Nicola Aldridge
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2017

About Nicola Aldridge

We Live in Hampshire, England and have 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren.

Nicola Aldridge purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Nicola Aldridge chose Douglas

Owned by Mark and Nicola Aldridge. We fell in love with Port St Charles the first time we drove past the gated entry in 2002. We were exploring the Northern part of the island, and just had to stop and view this delightful place.

We viewed several apartments, and finally chose this one on the Beach. We have had no regrets since. The ambience in the apartment and in Port St Charles is so relaxing and refreshing. It is a delight to walk around Port St Charles taking in the beautiful tropical gardens and being engulfed by the heavy scent of flowers. We are also so fortunate to have one of the best swimming/ snorkeling/ sunbathing beaches on the island, and despite all beaches in Barbados being public the beach at Port St Charles is never busy. We also feel it is an added bonus to be near Speightstown which is a ‘locals’ small town (more like a village). It is not commercial, and we are away from the busy touristy areas of Barbados. Despite that we can hop in the car, on a bus or in a taxi and be down in the ‘action’ further south in minutes.

What makes this apartment unique

This property has the exceptional privilege of being situated on the Beach at Port St Charles, with views looking out onto the beach and the water. It is open and spacious, light and airy, and feels just like home - having all the facilities and equipment you would expect in your own home - if not more. Sensibly priced, at way below what you would expect to pay for this very special location in Port St Charles.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Good Afternoon Nicola,



I wanted to make sure that we got a note off to you before too much time passes. We are back home now after two weeks of absolute heaven in Barbados. My wife and I really enjoyed your winter home in the Caribbean, a gorgeous setting and your information package could not have been more helpful. We took advantage of a few of the restaurants you recommended and we were never disappointed. Truth is they were fantastic, played golf at Apes Hill and spent a great deal of time in the water or on the beach.

It is always nice to go on a holiday and see different things but I have to say that to couple that with meeting new people really makes it special - making us feel very welcome in Port St Charles.

Anyway lots of fun, great spot, Glenda was super.



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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Grantley Adams Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Onsite at The Yacht Club and Seasonal Sunset Isle
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Apes Hill, Sandy Lane, Royal Westmorland
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Onsite at The Yacht Club. Others easy proximity.
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Outside the garden gate.
Car: recommended

Located on the beach in the beautiful marina resort of Port St Charles, boasting one of the best beaches and reefs in Barbados. Port St Charles is 500m north of the small historic town of Speightstown. Here Caribbean life is as it has been for hundreds of years, fishermen bringing in the day's catch to be sold at the town's fish market, the colourfully dressed ladies by the side of the main street selling fresh fruit and vegetables, the general hustle and bustle of a genuine Caribbean 'town'. There are also small supermarkets, art galleries, bars, and restaurants. The more modern Holetown is 15mins and Bridgetown the capital 30mins away. Travel by bus or more sedately by car or taxi. The wild rugged East Atlantic coast is about 20 minutes away. Between PSC and there enjoy visiting Plantation Houses, working Sugar Cane fields, villages, the hills of Scotland, amazing vistas and more.

Amenities

Douglas Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 33368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2. The En-suite in the Parrot Room - toilet , shower , Spacious shower with glass panelling
    Bathroom 1. The En-suite in Sand Dollar Room - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , outdoor shower , Spacious Shower with Glass panelling
    Bathroom 3. Guest Bathroom/2nd en suite for The Parrot Room - toilet , shower , Can be 2nd en suite for Parrot Room or for Captain's Room
  • Each Bathroom is beautifully clad with Marble tiled floor and walls. Large Vanity Mirror, and mirrored doors. Makeup mirror, The showers are large Glass enclosures with not set entry. Each supplied with a hairdryer, Bath sheets, hair, and and face towels and shower gel.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large veranda doors on to the Seaward Terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , French Doors onto Marina Side Terrace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , By Special arrangement| TNormally TV Room and Study,
  • Luxury furnishings, deep luxurious mattresses & crisp Peter Reed cotton bedding. Oodles of Wardrobe space and cupboards. the Parrot Room has use the extra use of the Guest Shower Room as well as the en suite. (The 4th Bedroom of this apartment is kept secure as the owners suite)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Beautiful Exceptional Luxury Apartment actually on the Beach. Port St Charles.
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5

Paradise found - true barbadian luxury

  • 5 of 5

It's when you find gems like this that you ask yourself....why oh why would you ever want to stay in a hotel room, when you can stay in such a beautiful hugely spacious penthouse with dreamy sea and marina views with a beach to die for, like this. I have visited practically every beach in Barbados and can honestly say this is the best, crystal clear and calm swimming beach on the island, and possibly one of the quietest. With the added benefit of being able to swim with the wild turtles. This penthouse is very tastefully furnished and kitted out. If you appreciate good quality sheets and towels, know a jo malone candle when you smell one, and demand only the best in mattresses, then you need to stay here. The huge terrace overlooking the sea is stunning (pictures do not do it justice), and the terrace on the opposite side, overlooking the marina, makes a lovely change of vista, plus a nice area to take breakfast. Dial 4444 on the phone and a boat collects you to take you to the yacht club, dial 4444 and the beach concierge will put loungers and umbrella on the beach for you. All you have to do is walk down a small flight of steps onto the beach, through your private gate, where you also have your own shower to rinse off the salt water after your swim. Snorkels, masks and flippers are in the apartment for you to use. If you want to swim in a pool, port st charles has two outdoor pools you can use, plus the most amazing, HUGE, air conditioned gymnasium - all free to use. The other plus is where it is situated, just on the outskirts of Speightstown - one of the few places on the west coast that still feels like the REAL barbados, where you'll mix with locals, see the charming old fashioned buildings, shop with locals, buy fresh fish on the side of the road from the fishermen as they bring it in, but also benefit from some lovely restaurants, a deli and great bakery, all just a short stroll along the beach. Bliss. So if you are hesitating, all I would say is DON'T - you certainly won't be disappointed. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, gorgeous beach, one of the best !!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Perfect Holiday Rental

  • 5 of 5

I cant begin to describe how fantastic this property is. Spacious ,well maintained and everything you could need. Some properties can feel a little sterile but not this one. Its comfortable and felt like home from home. All the rooms including the bathrooms are spacious and airy. The views from the Seaward balcony are stunning , overlooking the beach and Caribbean sea, whilst the rear dining area/balcony overlooks the marina. The gardens are very well maintained as are all the communal areas.

Nicola the owner was a pleasure to deal with, even taking the time to check everything was ok on our arrival.

Five star on everything

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Luxurious apartment, fabulous location

  • 4 of 5

We only spent one night at the apartment but it was a lovely experience. The apartment is clean, tidy and very impressive with extraordinary views out to the sea and the beautifully kept gardens and swimming pool. There were only two small comments we would make. When you are spending that amount of money I would have expected tea, coffee and basic food to be complimentary. There was a note requesting us to replace anything we had used which, when you are staying one night is a bit much we felt! Also even though we enjoyed our stay very much we did not feel 100% comfortable. I think this was due mainly to the copious notes left on 'dos and don'ts' which we understand had to be there up to a reason but we felt we had to watch ourselves. Having said this we would not hesitate in recommending the apartment and its location.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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A little piece of heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

Our impression of this vacation property was nothing short of superb, we arrived in the later evening and when daylight came we could not have been more please. The apartment had every detail covered from appliance to beach towels! Cleanliness was top drawer and the information package that was left for us by the owner left really nothing to the imagination, where to eat where to play golf, tennis and to shop. For dinner Tides and or Lone Star were perfect for us.

We"ll be back!!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Paradise Exists

  • 5 of 5

The booking process was easy & Nicola, the owner, provided such a lot of information that proved very useful on our arrival.

The apartment is beautiful. Such a homely feel to it. Decorated so tastefully. Everything you need is provided.

The views from the terraces are spectacular, especially from the beachfront. Just laying in bed listening to the sea lapping against the shore is so special.

The housekeeper, Glenda, is a real gem. So helpful & kind.

Port St Charles has a welcoming feel to it. All the staff are very helpful except for one beach guy who was a bit sullen. The place is so relaxing & the beach is only a few steps away. Beautiful beach & not busy at all. Just contact reception & you have an umbrella & loungers ready for you on the beach. The water taxi over to the Yacht Club is great. Lovely to have a drink there or a spot of lunch.

I would certainly suggest hiring a car to explore the island. There aren't many amenities within walking distance so a car is useful. There are many restaurants within a few miles so you can get a taxi. We loved a restaurant called 'The Fish Pot'. Only a couple of minutes drive. Food is fantastic & views spectacular & a little cheaper than some of the high end restaurants. We generally went out at lunchtime as we loved eating on the terrace watching the sunset & listening to the sea.

You can also walk along the beach to Speightstown. Takes about 15 mins. Keep a look out for the turtles!!

All in all we absolutely loved our holiday. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property. If you are looking for a relaxing, peaceful & breathtaking holiday then look no further. Thank you Nicola, it was a privilege to stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $671.59

No Hidden Costs/Commission. Prices quoted are for 2 adults in one bedroom. £100 /night for additional bedrooms. 50% taken with booking, balance 2 months prior to vacation.CANCELLATION – Strict policy details
If the guest pays the full balance on time, they can receive:
• a 50% refund of the total cost if they cancel at least eight weeks before check-in.
1. a 25% refund of the total cost if they cancel at least four weeks before check-in. No refund if no show or shortened stay
Travel insurance is recommended

Payment by PayPal or wire in US$. Or Sterling into UK account. All fees for payment costs are to be covered by the client.
£500 or equivalent US$ returnable security deposit required.
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