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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian

Private Waterfront Villa (Private Sea Access, Pool, Stunning, Contemporary)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Osbourn Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 2 Bedrooms with california king, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4). From $450/night

Villa H is located on the unspoiled east coast of the island of Antigua, one of the most exclusive destinations in the Caribbean. Standing atop a slightly elevated headland on the edge of (and with private access to) a tranquil coral reef-protected turquoise bay, the Villa has a commanding panoramic view of the Indian Town National Park promontory, a protected area of exceptional natural beauty, and the infinite horizon of the Atlantic Ocean beyond.

Villa H is a spacious and stunning contemporary 2 bedroom property with a fresh, chic and modern look. With large open and light-filled spaces, high ceilings, floor to ceiling glass windows and doors, the Villa cleverly embraces the beauty of its unique outdoor environment while providing total comfort.

Villa H offers a 10-seating outdoor dining verandah which includes a two-meter custom-made barbecue and direct access to a sunken al fresco daybed-lounge. The Villa also offers an 8-seating indoor dining area which is conveniently located near the kitchen and serves as a link between the principal wings of the Villa.

Villa H's spectacular gourmet kitchen is a key feature of the Villa, with clean lines, smooth surfaces and simplistic quality which create a truly modern feel in its design. The kitchen boasts a gorgeous concrete-poured countertop and state-of-the-art appliances. With large glass windows covering the two external walls, it fully embraces the sunlight and garden views.

The tranquil turquoise bay at the foot of the Villa is accessed through a private path which winds its way from the Villa to two large private sea platforms. The lower platform hosts a generous shaded outdoor lounge and leads into the sea, while the upper platform is a sundeck with sun loungers.

Villa H comes staffed with a villa manager, maid and gardener. Additional services may also be arranged upon request (such as a chef and house provisioning).

One of the best beaches in Antigua, Long Bay beach, and three beach restaurants are only a short walk or a 2 minute drive away. The village of Willikies (for local provisioning) is a 5 minute drive away, while the airport and the capital, St. John's, are a 25 minute drive away.

Keywords: Waterfront, Sea, Bay, Private, Luxury, Villa, Views, Modern, Contemporary,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)
Private Waterfront Villa (Private Sea Access, Pool, Stunning, Contemporary)
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
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Roaches, No A/C, No Power, No running water or flushing toilets, and No response from owner!!!!!!

  • 1 of 5

We have returned home after our stay at Villa H. We booked Villa H with cash payment, upfront since they do not accept credit card or Paypal. The owner was out of the country, so we were met by a friend who had been staying there.

The listing states that there is air conditioning, but one bedroom unit was broken. The site also states that the first bedroom has a built in tub, but this is clearly false advertising as there are no water fixtures or drain in what might have been a tub at one time. Since there are no screens in the windows, leaving the windows open at night infests the home with insects and large mosquitos making it unbearable. We also found three large cockroaches in the guest bathroom since that window is open all the time.

When we contacted the owner the next morning to have the AC repaired, we were told they could not come that day. After we stressed that this was not acceptable, the repair man finally arrived at 3:00pm. We spent the entire day there waiting for them and were unable to leave the villa. He spent about three hours, explaining that the wiring had been chewed by rodents and that the AC unit was not repairable. Trying to be accommodating, we simply asked for a fan to circulate the air since there are no ceiling fans in the bedrooms. I was shocked when the owner refused to purchase a fan, stating that there were no fans available for 220v on the entire island.

By this time of night, we were stuck for another sleepless night, trying to share one bedroom and sleeping on the floor. This was not our expectation at the price paid for this villa.

On the third day, we spent the entire morning without electricity, or water to bathe or even flush the toilet.

I was equally surprised that the owner refused to offer any refund for the horrible two days we had, and only agreed to refund the third night after we left the villa.

Since there were no bath amenities provided (shampoo/conditioner), we had to make a special trip to the nearest grocery store, 40 minutes away. We also spent hundreds of dollars renting a car and buying food that was wasted since we had no electricity to cook with and were forced to leave early.

It was very unprofessional to put a friend in such a difficult position since the owner stopped responding to our numerous emails and left her to deal the business problems. I would avoid this property at all cost.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sorry that these guests did not enjoyed their stay with us. We take all of our feedback seriously and given that they are the first of our guests to give us a negative rating (in 5 years) we are very disturbed by their comment. We do sincerely sorry that one of our Air-con unit broke down after their arrival and that the technician was unable to repair it at short notice. as he had to order a spare part from abroad. Likewise we apologize that there was a short government power/water cut which affected all homes in the area of St Philips according to APUA. Some government power/water cuts can sometimes happen, but very rarely together. they are unfortunately out of our control. Luckily these rare cuts do not usually last more than one hour. We would like to clarify that our stove is gas-powered and do not depend on electricity and can be lit with matches or the special clicker next to it.Also we always provide our guests with soap and shower gel but never shampoo. In my absence they should have been put by the person in charge while i was away. Please also note that the nearest grocery store is 5mns away in the village of Willikies. There is also another grocery store 12 mns away in Pares village. There you can even find local fruits and vegetables which very convenient if you do not want to drive to the Epicurean 30 mns away from us. Our guests and their experiences are very important to us, so we are sincerely saddened by this comment.
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5

Absolute Perfection

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and I stayed at Villa H and loved every minute of it. The view is stunning, and whether we used the infinity pool overlooking the water, or walked down to the sundeck on the water to avail ourselves of snorkeling in the beautiful, blue water with amazing living reefs to explore, we never wanted to leave. The house was stocked with what we needed and we just brought a few provisions for breakfast overlooking the sea from the amazing outdoor dining area. It really felt like we were in a movie as the location and glass filled house is just lovely. It is about a half hour drive from English Harbor, where there are a number of good restaurants, although going to Mama Pasta's for lunch is always a nice option too. Christiane was extremely accommodating, and really went out of her way to make us feel welcome. We ended our vacation totally relaxed,and rested and not wanting to leave Villa H!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A little slice of Heaven - Villa H

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week here celebrating my 60th B-day. Pure Heaven!!! The house is so welcoming and relaxing. It's hard to leave. Spectacular view, gorgeous decor, all this and a wonderful host. Loved the outdoor shower and the privacy the house and Christian offer. Makes you feel like you are in your own home. You must visit Rosie at the bottom of the hill, incredible Italian cuisine. We shall return.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London, United Kingdom
5

The perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I absolutely adored Villa H. The stunning location and views, the privacy, the luxury of your own private sundeck at the water's edge - simply heavenly. If you are looking relax and get away from it all, we can hardly think of a better location. We hardly ventured out save to get provisions! The villa itself is comprehensively appointed, with absolutely masses of internal and external space. Christiane is an extremely helpful host and it is clear she takes great pride in keeping the property immaculate. How we would love to be back there now!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London
5

Simply perfect

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I simply adored Villa H. We had a fabulous time, and the charm and comfort of the villa didn't let us explore much of Antigua!!! Thanks to Christiane for her care and attention to detail. Jennifer

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awendaw, SC/USA
5

Unforgettable!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for an "away from it all", "on the water" vacation rental in Antigua and chose Villa H, based on reviews and photo's. From the moment we walked into the front entrance, we were blown away by the view; so much glass and endless ocean views! The Villa offers many ways to enjoy the sun and sea; from the private sundeck to the easy bay access for snorkelling/swimming. The maid and gardener were freindly, professional and unobtrusive. In every way, we found the experiences at the Villa and around the island to be relaxing, memorable and beyond expectations. Our only challenge (other than driving!) was food. There were few close in restaurant choices, so plan on driving some distance -or- buying provisions for cooking at the Villa, which has a great kitchen. I must say a few words about our host, Christiane; a special lady who made our visit that much better by attending to our needs. She met us at the Villa, provided helpfull information and welcome refreshments and was always available if needed. She far exceeded her duties after we had checked out of the Villa; showing up so unexpectedly at the airport, kindle in hand, just as my wife and I realized we had left it at the Villa. Yes, she had driven across the island to make sure we had all our belongings! These absent minded travellers are grateful and impressed!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Osbourn Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Osbourn Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 m²
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have an outdoor/garden shower Villa h. Has also a powder room located near the outdoor dining room and the plunge pool
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Garden bedroom and Sea side bedroom - 2 king , 1 baby crib
  • King Size Beds (2). Baby Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private Access to Sea, Plunge Pool, Daybed, Mosquito Nets, Library, Reading Lounge, Workspace, TV Area, Powder Room, Baby Car Seat, Baby High Chair, Baby Bath, Baby Bed.

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