House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
About Tom Neuendorff
We are a Canadian family who has owned and used this beautiful property for the past 20 years. Rabbit Hill in Barbados was always by far our children's favourite holiday destination. The shared family memories serve them well now as young working adults with limited holidays and less time to visit the island. Over the past few years we have decided to rent our home selectively to others who appreciate tropical nature in all its glory.
Tom Neuendorff purchased this House in 1998
Why Tom Neuendorff chose Saint Margarets
Barbados is a beautiful island with lovely people we consider ourselves fortunate to have a property on the island where we have our privacy yet be only short distances from fun activities be it gorgeous beaches,golf,hiking,horse back riding,sailing ,dining or any number of other wonderful activities the island offers its tourists.
What makes this House unique
The constant breezes and surf sounds of the Atlantic Ocean are truly intoxicating! Immediately outside of our drive way it's a hikers paradise with walking trails along the rugged Atlantic coast that an experienced hiker/renter commented are some of the most "photogenic walks" he had been on.
Pool / Spa
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Stunning Property! Spectacular Vacation!!
We can happily confirm EVERYTHING wonderful that has been conveyed by all of the amazed guests who have stayed at Rabbit Hill!
Also our first trip to Barbados. This place is a love letter to the Island and the Culture. Cannot imagine having stayed anywhere else.
If you are fortunate enough to visit, it will set a new standard for vacation stays!
Great thanks to all who made the experience so rich: Tom, Agnes & Winston (and their mom) and Winston Holder. You guys are terrific!
Hope to return soon (sigh). Now, just enjoying the memories and pictures!!!
XO Bob, Lee Ann, Bob & Elisa
Dear Lee Ann and Bob
Thanks so much for you kind words about your holiday at Rabbit Hill.
We love our Barbados retreat for the same reasons you do -nestled in a private tropical park setting and listening to the ever present ocean sounds - is a real escape from the norm.
One feels so far away, yet island attractions are so accessible.
You are welcome back here anytime!
Tom & Connie
The Best of Everything
Just got back from an amazing week at Rabbit Hill! The house is very comfortable and the property is spectacular - I agree with everyone that the pictures don't do it justice! Started every day with a coffee on the lookout, watching the waves and basking in the sunshine. Then, spent the days exploring the island and experiencing the local culture and people. Coming home to a refreshing swim in the pool and then having a quiet dinner on the huge porch was the perfect end to each day. We loved the two big hammocks on the porch and enjoyed the visits from the monkeys and tiny birds. Tom was so helpful and we took much of the advice he provided in the Renter's Guide. Agnes is a truely wonderful person who works very hard to ensure that your stay goes smoothly. We also enjoyed our visits from Winston who opened up a coconut for us - such a treat! Do rent a car and drive yourself around the island. There's no better way to see the island and meet the locals. Make sure to download google GPS. Try a tour with Small Cats and enjoy snorkelling with the turtles and colourful fish. Surfing with the turtles at Freights Bay is a fun experience! Contact Ride the Tide for board rentals. Try the hiking paths along the coast by the house - the view is amazing! Enjoyed meals at the Atlantis Hotel, The Roundhouse, Cafe Luna, and Martin's Bay. Fresh fish purchased at the fish market in Oistins is easily prepared on the BBQ provided at the house. Overall, we had an amazing time at this beautiful home and hope we can return again some day!
Thanks for your review. I'm so happy you and your family had a great Christmas holiday at our Barbados home. Also thrilled that you appreciated the work of both Agnes and Winston as they and we work hard to ensure that our guests fully enjoy their stay. We hope to see you and your family back in Barbados soon ! Tom
This was our first time to Barbados and we have to say that staying at Rabbit Hill was probably one of the nicest places we have experienced. The property is a beautiful piece of paradise that embraces you on so many levels it's hard to believe its real, a place that brings dreams of paradise to reality. Everyone was very accommodating and a pleasure to deal with. It was great to explore the island and come back to the quiet side away from the resort busyness. This property is a must stay at for sure!!
Loved everything about it. It was perfect for our family vacation!
During booking and after booking, both the owner, Tom, and the property manager, Agnes, were very helpful and resourceful. They both provided us with great information, the rental guide was very detailed and it was obvious that they are interested in ensuring the guests enjoy the stay on the property and in Barbados.
Upon arrival of the property, we were just stunned by how beautiful and large this place is, I echo the other reviewers that pictures just couldn't capture its full beauty. The house itself was not large, but was efficiently laid out and was perfect for our party of 8. The rooms were simple, classy and clean, very nicely kept. The kitchen was also sufficiently equipped for making meals. We did cook for ourselves on most of the evenings. We also really liked spotting the creatures on the property: Monkeys, lizards, geckos and bats in the evening. My children were thrilled to see them and called them "our little friends".
Our party has three generations, the property was perfect such that it kept us all together but provided enough space for everyone as we all have different interests. My parents enjoyed short walks on and around the property, my husband enjoyed resting and reading in the hammock on the deck, and my children enjoyed swimming in the pool.
The property also has stunning views from the deck and the lookout point (viewing sun rise there was magical, but you have to get up really early as sunrise in Barbados is around 5:30).
Winston the gardener is very friendly and sweet. He gave us coconut juice on the 2nd day we arrived. We also bought chickens and eggs from his family, they were delicious.
Initially, we were concerned about the location and logistics, but it actually was not as bad as we had imagined. We rented a car, and used our cell phones as GPS. Yes, we did get lost multiple times, but that's how we discovered farmers' markets and fruit & veggie stands. Yes, driving on the left side of the road was a bit confusing at the beginning (especially for left turns, we ended up in right lane a few times), but we got used to it fairly quickly. Being away from the tourists areas was great, I can't imagine being crammed in the hotels or condos after having stayed at Rabbit Hill.
Overall, it's a well deserved 5 star. I would return to Rabbit Hill and recommend it to my friends.
Rabbit Hill is gorgeous.
This is the place to stay if you enjoy serenity, local flavor, and monkey watching. None of which you get on the touristy west side of the island. We loved exploring Barbados using Rabbit Hill as our home base, and returning to relax on the porch or in the pool in the evenings. You will need a car to get to other areas of the island for activities or attractions. I really liked how the remote location allowed us to see so much of Barbados from driving around. We had an amazing time!
Dear Caroline. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our southern home and experienced what we believe is the gem of Barbados - the beauty and tranquility of the east coast. Tom
A Visit to the Garden of Eden
My wife and I recently returned from our visit to our own private "Garden of Eden." Andre, the owner, was extremely easy to deal with. He quickly responded to our questions, got things taken care of smoothly, and left a very accurate renters guide which was extremely helpful. The staff on the property were excellent. Agnes greeted us as we arrived and explained everything to us, and called during the week to make sure everything was OK. Winston, the gardener picked fresh fruits for us to eat and gave us a nice tour pf the property.
The property - magnificent. Your own paradise to enjoy. The beauty is beyond! With the constant roar of the ocean in the background. Total privacy. The pool is deceptively large...much bigger than the pictures would suggest. Very cleverly designed...lots of space on the deep end to swim laps...yet lots of shallow space for little ones. The outdoor deck is enormous, and is the basic primary living space when not going to sleep. Although we had privacy, yet you did not feel isolated, as the city bus passed by in the area, and you are not more than 40 minutes from anywhere on the island. Very good grocery shopping only 20 minutes away. We were a short drive from Bath beach for swimming and Bathsheba beach for long walks along the ocean. Lots of other great places to visit - all not very far away.
Renting a car is a must...just need to get used to driving on the left side of the road...some of which are very narrow. Alternately, you can use Taxis to get around as well.
Could not have asked for a better place to unwind from the stress of hectic city life at home. 2 thumbs up to Rabbit Hill!
Enjoy all that Barbados has to offer, including: golfing, scuba, beach exploring, fishing and fine dining.
Experience the nature of the East Coast and feel as if you were in the Barbados of 50 years ago.