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Stylish Villa With Private Pool, walking distance to Jolly Beach and Marina

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Villa, Private Pool, Tropical Gardens, Sleeps 8

Our Villa is a 4 bedroomed, 3 bathroom home sleeping 8 (maximum) comfortably, set in secluded landscaped gardens with Palm Trees, Bougainvillea, Hibiscus and Bird of Paradise Shrubs. It is fully air conditioned with ceiling fans throughout, vaulted ceilings, contemporary styled furnishings and all amenities for a perfect villa holiday. Cable TV and WiFi Internet is provided.

The lounge, kitchen and dining area all open out onto the verandah and sun deck making Calabash perfect for al fresco living with a 15ft x 30 ft pool with steps for easy access.

Gas barbecue, table and chairs, sun loungers with large umbrella.

Stunning love seat to relax in whilst reading your book and all overlooking a natural lake with abundant wildfowl.

Less than 5 minutes walk to Jolly Harbour Marina with its Restaurants, Shops, Bars and Supermarket. 10 minute walk to Jolly Beach with Castaways Beach Bar.

More Details

Sue Farnworth
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Sue Farnworth

Hi, I'm Sue and have had the pleasure of owning Calabash Villa for the last 10 years during which time we have enjoyed many family holidays at all times of the year. Before settling on Antigua we considered many places, eventually checking out Antigua which ticked all our boxes, English speaking, warm and sunny all year round, beautiful beaches and scenery and friendly people. We furnished the villa to create a modern, light, spacious design that lights up as the sun shines in through the many windows. We always feel uplifted whether in the villa, on the deck, in the pool or on the beach, the blue sky, turquoise sea and lush greenery colour everything.

Sue Farnworth purchased this villa in 2007

Why Sue Farnworth chose Jolly Harbour

Alan and I bought our villa in 2007 and we have been visiting ever since often with our two grown up children and their partners who absolutely love Antigua. We often spend Christmas and New Year in Antigua and would recommend Sailing week (late April) and not forgetting Carnival ( August). Calabash is ideally positioned with all the conveniences of Jolly Harbour Marina and with several beautiful beaches within minutes For those wanting to explore the Island''s many sights, travel north to the colourful St. John's, Fort James and Dickinson Bay or turn south along the scenic Fig Tree drive to Falmouth Harbour, English Harbour and the historic Nelsons Dockyard.

What makes this villa unique

You do not need to have a car to enjoy our villa, being within walking distance of Jolly Harbour with it's restaurants, bars, shops and golf course, beautiful Jolly Beach & Valley Church Beach with beach chairs, sailing etc. For those wanting to explore further you can hire a car from Jolly Harbour for a few days and see the many sites and history of the island. On returning to the villa after time on the beach you can cool off in the pool, enjoy the sun loungers with drinks and look forward to your own BBQ as the sun sets.

There is a Management team who are happy to help you with any sight seeing arrangements and assist you during your stay at the villa.


Jolly Harbour Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ensuite to Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite Shower Room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Suitable for 2 Adults or 4 Children
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Pretty Canopy over
  • All Bedrooms have full air conditioning, overhead fans, Large Wardrobes with shelving, Dressing Table and Chest of Drawers. Bedroom 1, 2, and 3 have door access to side deck and garden.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Security System, Hurricane Shutters, Safe for Valuables, Mobile Phone. Welcome Basket. Management Company to provide support during the rental period including a meet and greet service. Weekly clean included for rentals over one week.


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Stylish Villa With Private Pool, walking distance to Jolly Beach and Marina
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

Second Stay was as wonderful as the first!

  • 5 of 5

The first visit to Antigua was so great, we had to come back. We loved the villa and its location to Jolly Harbor is perfect.

We had all the privacy of the villa and the pool to relax and have fun with family, and, then we could walk or drive our golf cart to Jolly harbor / Jolly Beach. Jolly Beach has to be one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, and it offers beach activities, restaurants, and the best tropical drinks at Sharron's. Manley was our great taxy driver, who took us out on the road when we wanted to travel around the island (driving is only for the very killed and brave!).

The villa is big enough on the inside and outside for family to enjoy and not get in each others way. the home is very tasteful, and well appointed. I can only hope I can come back again (and my sisters and brothers and children hope to come back as well!).

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful well located villa

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious villa, with everything you could need for a comfortable stay. Great WiFi, so teenagers happy! Perfect location for shops, restaurants etc; The owner was so helpful before our stay advising on the local area. Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic and lovely spacious villa in good location, close to all amenities in Jolly Harbour

  • 5 of 5

We booked this villa for a 60th Birthday celebration and couldn't have found a nicer place to stay.

The villa is very spacious. On arrival you walk into a fantastic open plan kitchen and sitting area, clean, modern with very high vaulted ceilings creating a wonderful impression of airiness and space.

The bedrooms are spacious and tasteful with one en-suite and two additional bath/shower rooms opposite the 3 remaining spacious bedrooms. All have plenty of drawer and storage space.

The villa is decorated to a high standard throughout, mainly pastel shades with an odd splash of color to enhance the overall look.

The villa has everything you'd need in terms of equipment with more than enough of everything needed, including the gas BBQ out on the pool deck.

The pool deck and pool are great, the blue decking complimenting the overall external look of the villa with plenty of space, sunbeds, a lovely shell style seat with loads of cushions and an outdoor eating area with glass topped table and chairs.

3 sliding patio doors leading to/from the pool area make the interior light and airy and give good ease of access to the pool deck.

The view from the pool deck is lovely, looking out over a lagoon/lake area and the sunset views are quite spectacular.

The service provided was excellent from the weekly pool cleaning to the villa cleaning (the mid week clean was extremely thorough and the villa was spotless on arrival after each maid visit).

Jolly Harbour and all it's amenities is a 5 (supermarket) - 8 minute walk (restaurants and bars around the marina), with a good selection of places to eat and drink.

Sue, the owner, was extremely helpful from the day of booking right up to the actual stay, answering any queries very quickly in a friendly manner, providing local information on things to do, recommendations of who to contact for catamaran cruises etc, which we used to our benefit and enjoyed some great days out.

Overall we'd highly recommend this villa and it's owner Sue (most helpful owner we've come across yet in many years of traveling).

My only other comment would be to take a torch (we used our phones) as there is one part of the walk into Jolly Harbour which is rougher than a tarmac road and without lights at night, a bit of an adventure coming back from the bars and restaurants!!

This in no way detracted from our birthday celebrations and we had a great two weeks enjoying the sun, sea, marina, great trips and this wonderful villa.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Family vacation enjoyed by all!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time relaxing for our week stay. The villa is close to everything in Jolly Harbour, great restaurants, Marinas even delivered. The villa is clean and they have everything you need and the staff are fantastic. We rented a golf cart but this can only be used in Jolly Harbour and not to be driven on the main road. Our days were spent relaxing on the beach or in the pool. Thank you for a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great house

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect place for our group of 4 couples. The house had great features and amenities & a terrific pool . It was a convenient location to jolly harbor grocery & restaurants!

Sue was a pleasure to work with and very timely in responses & requests!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa, great area, highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Booking was easy and Sue answered all our questions quickly. It was lovely to be met at the airport by Glenmore the taxi driver that Sue uses, he was so informative on the best things to see and do and we were able to make contact with him many times during our stay. The management company met us on arrival at the villa with initial info and were easily contactable after that. The Calabash is a well equipped, clean, spacious villa with a great sized pool and well kept grounds. There are towells in abundance and the villa was completely cleaned every 3 days. The air conditioning was invaluable and the alarm system was easy to use when we were out. Jolly Harbour is a five minute walk away, via a partly unfinished road, if this bothers you then hiring a golf buggy in the Harbour is easy and reasonably priced. It didn't bother us and we were a group ranging in age from 10yrs to 88yrs. There are torches to use for the walk back at night. Jolly beach is only a few minutes walk further than the Harbour, it really is beautiful and great for snorkelling as well as relaxing. Cocktails and snacks at Castaways are highly recommended, if you need a break from the beach. The supermarket is in Jolly Harbour, it is expensive so you just need to budget accordingly. Bizarrely, it sells Waitrose goods! We visited in low season, so many restaurants were closed, but Akropolis and Miracles remained open. Melinis and the Crow's Nest closed whilst we were there, but we did manage a visit to both. All provided great food. There is a bank for changing money in the Harbour, just be prepared for a wait! We found using Easter Caribbean dollars and credit cards easiest. A plus of visiting in low season was that the beaches were empty - make sure you make the short trip to Valley Church beach and Ffryes beach - get the bus it's easy and cheap. Catch the Cat Charters and Paddles Snorkel and Kayak Eco Adventure are both fantastic things to do. Hurricane Irma raised her ugly head towards the end of our stay. We received ample reassurance from the management company and Sue made contact several times from the UK to check that we were OK. We left just a few hours before it hit, but have been in contact with Sue and local people many times since. All are safe, the villa remains untouched and the island is as beautiful as ever, do not let the recent events put you off visiting. Thanks Sue and all the Calabash team for your concerns and for a fantastic holiday.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
V C Bird International Airport
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Jolly Harbour Marina
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Jolly Harbour Marina - 18 hole
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Jolly Harbour Marina
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Jolly Beach / Valley Church
Car: recommended

Our villa is situated on the west coast of Antigua with its beautiful beaches many with beach bars offering food and drink and Jolly Harbour Marina which has restaurants, bars, large supermarket, 18 hole golf course and shops only 250 yards away. Take time out to travel around the Island driving through the Rainforest and a visit to the historical Nelsons Dockyard and views from Shirleys Heights should not be missed.

The perfect holiday villa where you can relax by the large pool in a stylishly furnished villa with a tropical garden overlooking a protected bird sanctuary and natural lake, enjoy sundowners on the deck and an evening barbecue. With 4 bedrooms and three bathrooms (1 en suite) it sleeps 8 comfortably. There is full air conditioning and ceiling fans throughout. Cable TV and Wi Fi internet facilities are provided. It has stylish outdoor furniture, Love Seat, BBQ and sun loungers with a large umbrella.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A Credit Card imprint will be taken upon arrival at our Villa by our Management Company in lieu of an advance Security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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