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'Villa Jarrow',Beach Front, Beautiful Victorian Restored Property

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Oceanfront Villa Vacation Rental, Worthing, Barbados

Jarrow, a 19th century coral-stone villa, is nestled on the beautiful south coast of Half Moon Bay, St. Lawrence. Its gentle elevation allows you to sit on the sun deck and watch the fishermen go out to the sea early in the morning , and return with the day's catch -- which you can have freshly prepared in the comfort of your villa or barbecue on the large deck.

The gingerbread-style villa boasts three double bedrooms, two large bathrooms, and spacious mirrored dressing rooms.

From the foyer, living and dining area and well-equipped kitchen, you can enjoy the spectacular views of the sea.

The unique beach at your doorstep. is protected by a reef which makes it excellent for swimming in the day or at night. You might be joined with friendly turtles!

The skylights in the bedrooms and lounge enable you to view the beauty of the moonlight, and to welcome the morning sun.

The southeast breezes of the Caribbean sea continuously waft through the villa, keeping it fresh and cool.

There are ideal swimming and snorkeling conditions for children as the tide is always low in the bay.

We are a 15-minutes drive from the airport, and walking distance to leading restaurants, nightclubs, supermarkets, shops, and golf course.

Snorkeling, sailing, scuba diving windsurfing and much more are available in the bay. Come See and Believe!!!

More Details

Owner
Timothy Boyce
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Timothy Boyce

Timothy Boyce is the Managing Director of Tourism Investment management Inc. He has in excess of 30 years experience in Resort Hotel Management both in the operations and Financial capacity. He takes a pride in the restoration of Historic properties and Villa jarrow which is over 200 years old is one of those historic properties that he boldly defied the Banks and the Engineers to restore. A wonderful job was done over the two years that it took to restore the property.

The repeat ratio in excess of 60% is a testimony of the vacation experience that is offered at this Historic Property nestled in the heart of most of requisites for a lasting holiday experience.

Timothy Boyce purchased this villa in 1989

Why Timothy Boyce chose Saint Lawrence Gap

Let our Previous guest answer this question:

2) The best vacation spot on the island! Left on 04/17/2014 for a stay in March 2014. This was our second time spending our vacation at Villa Jarrow and we could not have asked for anything more. The location, view and accommodations were just perfect. We saw many people walking by on the beach, looking at us with envy as we lounged or barbecued on the front balcony overlooking the ocean. In addition to the Villa being a great place to stay, the water out front was perfect for swimming. Clear blue and calm, with beautiful sand bars that we could walk or swim out to. We even saw a sea turtle swimming through the water on many of the days we sat out front.

The location was the best! Despite driving around the whole island, and visiting several other parishes and beaches, we came to the conclusion that we still thought ours was the best of the bunch! We would definitely return again and have recommended Villa Jarrow to many of our friends already. Timothy was the best - he called to check in on us several times during the week always jolly and willing to help us out with any inquiries we had! He even drove us to the grocery store on the first day so we could stock up our kitchen for the week! Thanks Timothy for making our stay as amazing as it was!

37Nicola London, United Kingdom: What a view and turtles!!!

) You're not on the sea, you're in the sea...I keep the pictures of this place in my appointment book back home so I can day dream...' - Mr. Rousseau, Quebec, Canada

5) 'We had a glorious time here... We all can see God's handiwork & the beauty of His creation right here in Barbados!' - Mr. & Mrs. Peterson, Texas, USA

What makes this villa unique

This Property was built in Barbados a business man from the Industrial Coal Mining Town of Jarrow on the River Tyne in England. Its on one of the best beaches on the Island and one of the unique features of this Beach at Half Moon Bay is the historical practice of fishermen bringing in the days catch of Fresh Fish available in the Bay . The fishermen catch them fresh off the Reef and fillet them ready for the grill !!! Our guest love this experience!!!

At this location you are within walking distance to all requisites for an enjoyable Holiday. A Taxi or hired car is only necessary if you are going for an Island Tour. You can also swim with the Turtles in the Bay... The patio of the Villa Overlooks the Beach..... The Bay is where you will experience a New Years Eve Fantastic Fireworks display on the Water. This is put on by the businesses in the St. Lawrence Gap.

There are many other activities awaiting our guest. If you enjoy lovely Sunsets, or welcoming the morning Sun, looking across the water to a blue Horizon, Jogging along a wide long beach, snorkeling and being within waklking distance to all night life and the best restaurants on the Island then this Villa is your Home away from Home. Its owner will combine his Resort Experience to create that lasting Vacation experience that you deserve.

Map

Harrison's Cave
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Grantley Adams International
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Barbados Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Metres
Bellinis, Chez Max, Braziliian, Pieces.
Car: not necessary

The Villa is not in the Gap its on the Beach which is at the Mouth of the Gap. You therefore look across the Water and see persons entering the gap.

Other Activities: Any activity that can add value to your Holiday is available within walking distance. A hired car is only necessary If you need to tour the island. The owner of the Villa is a 30 year Resort Hotelier and be assured that he will ensure that your expectations are exceeded. Just tell us what you are looking for in your Barbados Holiday!

Golf: The Villa is within ten (10) minutes from Barbados Golf Club, five (5) minutes from Rockley Golf Club and 25 minutes from Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane Golf Courses.

Ski: Water Sports, Wind Surfing, Surfing, snorkeling, Turtles swimming in front of the Villa, and many other beach activities are available on the Beach.

Amenities

Saint Lawrence Gap Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1: The master bedroom suite comprises of bedroom, walk in closet with mirrored dressing room and en suite bathroom. It contains a queen size four poster bed, bedside tables with reading lamps ,writing desk, skylights, overhead fans and air-conditioned. Bedroom 2 This bedroom contains two twin beds, built-in closed with safe, bedside cabinet, reading lamp, dressing table, overhead fan, air-conditioned. Bedroom 3: This bedroom is beachfront and contains two twin beds, bedside cabinet, reading lamp, dressing table, air-conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(17 traveler reviews)

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'Villa Jarrow',Beach Front, Beautiful Victorian Restored Property
average rating of 4.0 based on 17 reviews
4

Loved it will go again soon.

  • 4 of 5

I loved it. The owner and Property Manager were very accommodating and my family wants to go again soon. A hidden treasure that I would recommend to anyone, locals and visitors alike.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes we bought this derelict property and restored it because we too knew it was a "hidden treasure" complimented by the geography of the location. Our repeat clientele is about 60%.. Come , See and Believe!
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4

Fabulous place, in particularly, for families with children. Right on the beach, sheltered bay

  • 4 of 5

We were very happy with this Villa. We had(sadly) only a week (myself, my wife, our daughter and 3 year old grandson). First of all Timothy was very helpful for anything we needed. He was there to greet us and gave us a full tour of the place, including transportation to the local supermarket, which was only a 10 minute walk away. For those not happy carrying groceries that far, the supermarket has a shuttle to take folks back to the local villas. We walked...This villa has stairs to a lovely beach, which for the most part was deserted except for us, a few local fishermen who were happy to sell us very fresh fish in the mornings, and the occasional tourist walking along the beach (not often since anyone wanting a beach walk would have to enter the water just past our place due to rocks blocking the sand). The bay was also sheltered by a reef a few hundred meters offshore...and the water was fairly calm, and shallow enough to walk to the reef in low tide. The bay was frequented by 6-10 large turtles feeding on the bottom, which made snorkeling delightful.

Our grandson spent almost the whole week on the beach and had the time of his life.

The villa itself was also very well furnished and comfortable. It had everything we needed. The only reason we didn't give the place 5 stars(would choose 4 1/2 if available) is because of some late night music from one of the bars on a couple (only) of the nights. While I slept soundly, my wife was kept up a couple of nights by the music. The walls kept out most of the noise, however if you want to sleep with the windows open to hear the surf, you may hear some music in the one bedroom closest to the ocean. I went to sleep every night to the sound of the waves and didn't hear the music. It was delightful.

We did some of our own cooking and ate out at local restaurants on the St. Lawrence Gap. Two very fine restaurants (Castaways and Primo, both overlooking the bay) were lovely...great food and good prices, but get filled up quickly so reservations are important. There are several other places to eat on the Gap. On Sundays there is a very popular fish fry on the next beach....(5 minute walk)...so popular in fact that you should buy tickets in advance.

We didn't rent a car as we only had a week and we chose to enjoy the location - beach, relatively calm water, nearby restaurants, turtles, shopping a short walk away....no need to go further.

We hope to return next year.

Thanks for everything Timothy

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rick, Thanks for your comments! I really enjoyed interacting with your family and the little one in training for the continuity. He is an old head in a young body and i look forward to seeing him as a teen!!! Your family are now members of the Jarrow family so please give us early notice of any travel so that we can try to keep the family happy!!! Hope the happiness and togetherness experienced in Barbados will continue in 2017! Timothy
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place! Tim was a fantastic host! The beach was great, the rooms and general area was very clean. Right beside the gap... karaoke bar is closed down now.. great restaurants within 2 mins walking distance. Beach was great, not as nice as Accra but still great. There is wifi for your phones, all bedrooms have air conditioning and the cleaning service was fantastic. 6 of us stayed here and we were all very comfortable. You can walk to the grocery store (10 min walk). Will definitely stay here again. Cheers

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to my "Anonymous" guest who I am sure will become a member of our repeat team. Its the spot with the added ingredient of our knowing that when a person travels on vacation they are looking for a lasting experience and we try our best to deliver!!! Accra Beach is larger and its always crowded with a relative choppy waters. Compared to the Beach of Half Moon Bay that is calm and ideal for swimming, especially for kids, day or night because its protected by a reef. Its a virtual private Beach. Come , see and believe!
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5

best vacation ever!!

  • 5 of 5

I spent months searching for the perfect vacation house and when we arrived at Villa Jarrow I knew I had found it. My kids and grandkids would stay there the week of Aug.7th to the 13th and when they leave my husband and I would spend the next week. My husand loved the place so much that if it is ever for sale he would buy it. My family had a great time there. They were able to get around without a car. The grandkids loved being on the beach. My son was able to walk toa fitness center and his wife was able to go jogging and she felt very safe. I would definitely use this place over and over again. Mr. Boyce is very nice. He is calm, clear and patient. I had a lot of questions and he answered them all either by texting or by calling. I would like to congratulate Mr. Boyce on his beautiful Villa. We wish him the best and hope that it will always be there for future generations to love and admire as we did. We really enjoyed it . It felt as though we were on our honeymoon. No cares in the world. I have been home for a week and I miss the place.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its the geography of the spot! Its the age of the property and the time spent to restore this over 200 year old lady! Its Rosanne the house keeper! the fishermen in the bay that brings daily fresh fish! The turtles that make the bay their home as they are fed and protected by the fishermen! And much much more priceless positives that money cannot buy.. And can you imagine that the Bank and Engineers wanted us to push this Victorian treasure down and rebuild a modern property? Like Angela , Come, see and Believe!!!! Timothy
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This was undoubtably the best location for a vacation we could have asked for. The pictures do not do it justice. I loved being able to stroll right out with my coffee and see the sea so close. Loved watching the sea turtles from the deck. The people were great. Timothy was a gracious host. I will be back as soon as I can get there! I have fallen for Barbados!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

I will return again and again

  • 5 of 5

The place is perfect if you want a genuine (versus canned resort type) experience in Barbados. The house is historic and well kept. About the location, my daughter said it best "our backyard is the OCEAN!"

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 17.5%

Our Cancellation Policy is a full refund with 30 days notice in the Summer and a full refund with 45 days in the winter.

RATES:

Crop Over Period: July 28th - August 10th. $300.00 for 2 clients. $25.00 for additional guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.