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The Lake House Villa- Luxurious 3BR villa in gated Community

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Canaan Villa Rental Photos and Description

The rates shown are for 5-6 guests. For smaller or larger groups request a quote


The Lake House is a modern, spacious and beautifully furnished 3 BR villa. Located beside one of the lakes in the gated Samaan Grove development, it is ideally centrally located. Everywhere is within 10 minutes drive - the airport, Scarborough, popular beaches like Store Bay, Pigeon Point, Mt. Irvine Bay , fast food outlets, local restaurants specializing in local foods, fine dining restaurants, and supermarkets.

The property is beautifully maintained, quiet and peaceful, allowing guests to relax and enjoy their stay with no concerns about their privacy or security. On entering the villa, you will immediately appreciate the quality of the design, construction, and finishes, and the striking and contemporary decor. The unique lakeside location allows you enjoy a totally serene and restful environment as you relax on the porch or the pool deck. The open plan design allows easy flows from the Kitchen and Great Room through large doorways to the porch and the pool deck and pool. No detail has been overlooked for your comfort, relaxation and enjoyment.

The Lake House is uniquely positioned alongside one of the lakes in the Samaan Grove development, allowing guests to enjoy the serene waterside atmosphere and scenery. Nature lovers will enjoy seeing the local bird life around the lake as they feed and play in and around the water. As the lake's water is not stagnant and the lake is full of fish, there is never a mosquito problem due to the proximity to the lake.

Every modern convenience is provided in the villa - the Great Room is air-conditioned as well as the bedrooms, and there are ceiling fans everywhere when natural comfort is desired. The high-end kitchen boasts granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances include side/side fridge with ice maker, smooth top electric range, combination range hood/microwave, and dishwasher. The kitchen island and eating bar with bar stools facilitate drinks, snacks and casual meals while staying at the center of activities. Of course, a washer, dryer, iron and ironing board are provided for your laundry convenience.

The pool, pool deck and porch all look out onto the lake, which provides a wonderful ambiance for kicking back and relaxing, while the pool and pool deck allows the energetic ones to enjoy their water activities. The pool's maximum 4 1/2' depth makes it safe for children and non-swimmers alike. A large gas barbeque grill encourages outdoor cooking and al fresco dining on the porch or pool deck. Entertainment options include DirecTV satellite TV service with a 46” flat screen TV together with Blu Ray DVD player and Home Theater System in the Great Room. Free WiFi internet access is provided. The Master Bedroom also has a flat screen TV so Mom & Dad can enjoy their own favorite TV shows in privacy. The feeling of luxury is reinforced by the spacious and beautifully finished bedrooms as well as the modern European-style bathrooms with walk-in shower stalls with rainshower heads and frameless glass panels.

The spaciousness of the villa will especially please larger groups. At over 2000 square feet in interior space, it means that everyone has ample space to spread out, so no one will feel constricted at any time - whether you are in the bedrooms, bathrooms, Great Room, or on the porch or pool deck.

KINDLY NOTE : No Man's Land is currently inaccessible until further notice.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a truly awesome weekned at the Lake House. Honestly, we're really sad to leave. Can't wait to come back!!
Jul 2014
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The Lake House Villa- Luxurious 3BR villa in gated Community
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 39 reviews

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying at the Lake House and I thoroughly enjoyed the accommodation. Sitting outside and taking in the view and all the wildlife (Birds hunting for fishes and caiman soaking in the sun) was very soothing and relaxing. It was also fun swimming in the pool and still being able to enjoy the view. My only drawback is that even though the pool guy came, he did not clean the bird mess around the pool area. Nevertheless, I really enjoyed my stay.

The house is also fully equipped with everything you will need (eg, utensils, towels, soap). Just walk with food and you are good to go. The reservation team was very friendly and very prompt in any answering my queries. I had no hiccups from my first inquiry to my departure.

Would I come again? YESSSS

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled to have had you with us again Elizabeth :). The Lake House is indeed a nature lover's delight and we are glad you were able to relish the view in all it's glory while taking a dip in the pool. Thank you for your feedback.We have taken note of your observation and it will be addressed with the pool staff. See you soon.
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  • 5 of 5

I expected this villa to be as beautiful as the pictures but when I arrived, I realized that the photos does this home little justice! There's so much more to this beautiful lake house than can be captured in photos! My stay was absolutely perfect! The spacious house fit our group comfortably and we never felt crowded. I will book again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a raving review Leanne. We are happy The Lake House delivered beyond your expectations and we are simply ecstatic about having you as a guest again :)
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Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

This is definitely an amazing house, comfortable and cozy. We enjoyed the stay and had lots of fun, it was perfect, our home away from home!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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A small taste of paradise

  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely gorgeous with a fantastic scenery. It was great to actually see the wildlife of the lake.The beds were very comfortable and everything actually works! I really appreciated the fact that Ms. Tricia and Theresa D responds promptly and kept contacted with us during our booking and stay at the villa. All in all, I will recommend this place to others and look forward to visiting the Lake House Villa again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Vacation of a life-time

  • 5 of 5

Perfection, I can recommend this villa with no hesitation to anyone looking for paradise in Tobago.

Location, ambiance , amenities, well maintained, EXCELLENT customer service.

It was a group of 5 and we are all in agreement, thanks Theresa, Tricia and Anita (who kept the place tidy every 2 days)

Thanks ladies for making our vacation a fantastic one

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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The Lake House Second time around

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the lake house for the second year in a row after Trinidad carnival and this property is beautiful. My Kids had a great time at the pool and also enjoyed watching the different birds that were always at the lake. The house provides all the modern amenities that a vacation home should have. The villa looks exactly as depicted in the pictures. We also enjoyed No Man's Land...the beach is beautiful and the kids enjoyed the crystal clear waters and seeing the school of fish that swam around us in the water.

We love Theresa, the property manager. She is very accommodating and professional. She made the reservation and check in/out process seamless. Her service is impeccable which added to our great vacation experience.

My husband loves it so much that he wants us to come back every year. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Nearest Airport
3.8 Kilometres
ANR Robinson International Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Port of Scarborough
Nearest Beach
3.5 Kilometres
Mount Irvine, Pigeon Point, Store Bay, Buccoo
Car: necessary


71 Samaan Grove, Golden Grove Road, Canaan, Tobago

The Lake House is centrally located off Golden Grove Road in Canaan in the heart of South West Tobago, within 10 minutes drive to all the popular beaches and a wide range of eating places ranging from fast food to fine dining.

Travel Directions: From the ANR Airport, proceed east approx 3 Km along Milford Road. Turn left onto Golden Grove Road and drive approx 1 Km until you arrive at the Samaan Grove entrance and guard booth. After gaining admittance from the security guard, drive into the development. Drive time from the airport is approximately 7-9 minutes.

From the Port at Scarborough head west along Claude Noel Hwy towards Crown Point, turn right onto Golden Grove Road after passing Shirvan Road. Drive time from the port approximately 15 minutes.

Leisure activities available nearby range from bicycle rentals, swimming, snorkeling, surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing, jet skiing, reef tours, deep sea and on-shore fishing, and sailing. Less than 8 minutes drive away, golfers have a choice of the Mt Irvine Golf Course or the Tobago Plantations Golf Course.

Popular supermarkets Pennysavers and RT Morshead are just a few minutes drive away, while Canaan Food Basket is just around the corner on Milford Road, making it ideal for a quick run to stock up on fruit, vegetables and beverages.

KINDLY NOTE : No Man's Land beach is currently inaccessible until further notice.


Rates & Availability

Canaan Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Christmas 2016/New Years 2017
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Carnival 2017 (1-4 guests)
Feb 24 2017 - Mar 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Easter 2017 (1-4 guests)
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2017/New Years 2018
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Check-in : 2 PM | Check-out : 11 AM

Maximum number of guests is 8 including children.
The rates shown are based on a group size up to 4 persons. For international guests, the cost for additional guest(s) is $18 USD per person up to a total of 8 guests.
Rates are shown in USD. Children under 3 years are no charge. We cannot take credit card payments.
Local T&T residents pay by direct deposit to a bank account, overseas residents pay in USD via wire transfer. Kindly note that with wire transfers both the sending and receiving banks deduct service charges from the amount sent, and are borne by the guest.

A Reservation Payment of one (1) night’s rental of is required at the time of booking. This deposit automatically becomes the Security Deposit upon arrival and check-in.
The deposit is NOT applied toward the full rental amount, and will be refunded within seven (7) days of departure less any applicable damage deductions

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Canaan Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2080 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • ✔All bathrooms are modern, luxurious and contemporary, with frame-less glass enclosures or panels, and rain-shower heads. The high quality and modern styled vanities add an additional touch of luxury. ✔A hair dryer is provided in each bathroom. ✔ Soap and toilet paper provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , AC, Ceiling Fan
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , AC, Ceiling Fan
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Satellite TV, AC, Ceiling Fan
  • Sleep in modern and contemporary luxury! The gypsum ceilings have dramatic trays or bulkheads lit by down lighters, combined with the color coordinated draperies, pictures, and bed linens create a luxurious environment for you to laze in bed. All bedrooms are equipped with split AC units and ceiling fans to give you a choice of ways to stay comfortable.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Check-in : 2 PM | Check-out : 11 AM KINDLY NOTE : No Man's Land beach is currently inaccessible until further notice. The styling of the villa is bright, contemporary and luxurious. You will not want to leave the villa! A special plus is the location alongside a small lake. The lake is full of fish, which ensures that there is no problem with mosquitoes, and the fish and the lake make for great bird watching as you can watch the local birds as they hunt and live in and around the water. Babysitting and private cook services are available on request. Rates are negotiated directly with the babysitter and cook.

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