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Lisa Carroll

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Art Studios, split level apartment, close to sea with sea view

24 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Lascelles Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 bathroom, Sleeps 2

This split level apartment overlooks the lush tropical gardens, where Art studios are situated and there is a great view of the caribbean sea from the balcony. The kitchen and dining area are also upstairs. There is seating both inside and outside on the balcony. Downstairs on ground level is a large bedroom with double bed and a shower room. An additional bed is available for a small child (fold up bed).

Access to the beach is only a few steps away.

The apartment has a ceiling fan upstairs, downstairs and on the balcony. There is also one mobile fan unit that can be moved around the apartment if necessary. All windows and doors are fitted with mosquito nets.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lisa Carroll (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

About Lisa Carroll

We live in London and try to spend at least 2 months in Barbados as we love it so much.

Why Lisa Carroll chose Holetown

Our friend invited us to stay in his apartment and a few years later he was selling it. It was perfect timing for us as we were looking for a property on the island and we loved the set up at Art Studio condominiums.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is so close to the sea and all amenties in Holetown. It is so lovely sitting on the balcony watching the birds and listening to the sea.The apartment complex is relaxed and open plan and the staff are excellent, friendly and very informative of the local area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a marvellous stay in apartment 14 Art Studios Holetown. From start to finish, booking to arrival, went smoothly and fuss free with all details handled in a friendly professional way .The apartment is well set out and the kitchen is one of the better equiped rentals we have experienced over the years. The setting is gorgeous, within gardens with beautiful shrubs and flowers maintained by Harry. Helena looked after us very well with fresh towels and linen, keeping it all spick and span. It is ideal for walking to the local super market for those times when you want to eat in and enjoy sitting on the balcony which has a sea view, and where you can watch the sunset if not joining other guests with a sundowner at the top of the steps ... literally a few yards from the door ! Walk along the beach to Ju Ju's one of the top beach bars ....snorkel with turtles nearby by taking a little local boat trip (Shahasa)...take a bus round the Island for $2 .... go watch a fun polo match ... it's all there just waiting for you !Lovely Barbados.... Lovely No14 Art Studios .....
Mar 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 24 traveler reviews

Art Studios, split level apartment, close to sea with sea view
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 26 reviews
Dorset England UK
5

Return visit to the Art Studios

  • 5 of 5

We returned to Art Studios again this year having stayed in the complex last year. We chose no14 due to the fact that we had a view of the sea and faced away from the entrance roadway. We were very pleased with our choice of apartment and can say that the details on the web site lived up to our expectations. We have enjoyed a peaceful relaxed three weeks and were very sad at having to return home. We are independant travellers and hired a small car to use for shopping and touring the island eventually traveling approx 750 miles. We visited all the places we have seen before and enjoyed every minute. We tended to use the car in the morning then return middle afternoon to swim on the beach which we also enjoyed each morning before breakfast. The local people of Barbados are very friendly and if you take the time will always enjoy talking to you.

We have not eaten out in the evenings but at mid day. We found the cost of lunch acceptable and enjoyed the variety of dishes on offer in locations all over the island. The local supermarket in Holetown is more than adequate supplying good quality food at about UK prices with many well known UK brands available incuding frozen meals such as Pizza etc. The cooking facilities in no14 are very good similar to what would be at home. We enjoyed cooking almost every evening. There are however many good quality restaurants within easy walking distance of the Art Studios which we have in the past visited.

We found the layout of the apartment ideal with the bedroom and bathroom downstairs it being cooler after a day in the sun. The enclosed balcony was a favourite place for us where we ate breakfast, watched the antics of the wild birds, sat and read books in the afternoon with a sample of the local brew. The apartment was cared for by the local team and they made us feel so welcome, you could not ask for any better care and attention.

We have enjoyed our visit to the Island of Barbados and for us the apartment no 14 completely met with our expectations. Many thanks for a great holiday.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do our best to give an honest description of our apartment, so that our guests know what to expect. Unfortunately the sea view is not always seen, the bushes and trees tend to grow very quickly and can occassionally block some of the view. It is great when people enjoy Art Studios so much that they want to return. The staff are dedicated and work very hard to make your visit enjoyable.
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5

Perfect base for Bajan break

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a lovely three-week stay at Art Studios. Can't recommend it enough. Clean, comfortable and brilliantly located in Holetown - five minutes walk from a large supermarket as well as plenty of restaurants, shops and bars, although the well appointed kitchen means that you can just as easily self-cater and eat outside on the terrace. The pictures don't really do justice to how pleasant the terrace is - with a clear view of the beach and sea which is just metres away, with gorgeous swimming and sunsets. Why pay to stay at Sandy Lane when you can stay here and walk down the shore to the same beaches? Steve and Lisa were terrific hosts, with plenty of clear information and instructions before and during my stay. The daily maid service meant all I had to think about was which bar to go to next...

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really glad you loved the apartment. We have a lots of guest who return over and over again so we hope to see you come back in the future.
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5

The perfect place for a relaxing holiday.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was comfortable and well-equipped for a self-catering break. Many meals were taken on the balcony which had a sea view as well as one of the gardens where the humming- birds were a delight each day.

We also enjoyed meals at Ragamuffins-a must is the Sunday night cabaret, Zaccio's is excellent value and the Surfside Bar is also worth a visit. Excellent Indian food can be found at the Sitar but the nearby supermarket can provide good quality ingredients if you wish to prepare your own meals - don't forget Earl ' s takeaways from the back of his car at the end of the road.

Each day, an early morning swim in the sea followed by sun-bathing on the beach or in the gardens.

The staff were all most helpful and welcoming and meeting other visitors to the Art Studios was a pleasure.

Would we recommend No. 14 to our friends? We already have ! As well as planning to return at the next opportunity- it' a real home-from-home. (With the right weather!)

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great apartment....fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We were met by the housekeeper who presented us with freshly cut flowers from the beautiful gardens….so a warm welcome indeed.

The apartment was very clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay. The kitchen seemed very well equipped, although with such a range of restaurants located a short walk away in Holetown we ate out most nights.

It’s the location of the apartment that makes this such a great place….it is metres away from a small beach and the beautiful sea view can be admired from the roof terrace.

There is a bus stop close to apartment making it possible to get to most places on the island easily, which saves on car hire.

I would definitely book this apartment again when returning to Barbados.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spectacular view of the ocean, private, clean.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is perfect for a couple, with king size bed and bath on lower floor and kitchen and lovely deck on upper floor. It is a basic but well equipped apartment, spotlessly clean, with daily maid service. Lovely view of the beach, with swimming and snorkelling. Close to grocery stores and restaurants. Wonderful beach walks in each direction. I highly recommend this apartment!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous apartment, the best in the complex.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great 2 week stay in apartment 14. There is a fabulous view of the sea from the balcony now that the trees have been removed, and a small "beach" sitting area has been created for enjoying the sunsets and meeting the other residents.

The apartment is well furnished and had everything I needed (only slight niggle was the oven was broken, but Im sure this will be fixed soon).

The staff are very helpful and friendly as well.

Location couldnt be better, with the beach 100yds away and 1st and 2nd street a short 5 minute walk.

Ive already booked my next stay in 2015.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Grantley Adams, Bridgetown, Barbados
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Lime Grove bar
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Opa in Lime Grove
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Discovery Bay
Car: not necessary

The apartment is an 8 minute walk North of Holetown, which has a shopping centre with supermarket and duty free shopping. The Limegrove shopping complex is less than 5 mins walk away. Limegrove house many designer shops, restaurants and the cinema. There are many local restaurants and bars within walking distance. Most of the restaurants and bars are situated on 1st and 2nd Street which is only a five minute walk from the apartment.

Other Activities: Jet Ski, snorkelling, catamaran trips, swimming with turtles.

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Rates & Availability

Lascelles Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Sept - Oct
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$520
 
 
Nov - Dec
Nov 2 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
$714
 
 
Xmas and New year 2016
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$753
 
 
Jan - Apr
Jan 6 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$708
 
 
Apr - Nov
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$656
 
 
Nov-Dec
Nov 2 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$721
 
 
Xmas and New Year
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay
$760
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Includes daily maid service, all utilities and linen. Flexible changeover day.
You can rent by the night - just divide the weekly rate by 7.
Late availability specials - email for last minute deals.

25% deposit on booking and remainder 2 months prior to stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Lascelles Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large walk-in shower - big enough for two! It is powered by solar panels. There is also an outside shower at the back of the apartment for use after the beach and we provide a basin outside the apartment for sandy feet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • There is one main bedroom which has a US King size bed. There is also a fold up bed that can be made up for a small child. The bedroom is located downstairs and is open planned. There are two fans in the bedroom area, one ceiling and one fan that is mobile.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
There is a safe with key for your use when staying in the apartment. There is an ipod / iphone / Mp3 docking station which charges your phones and enables you to listen to your own music.

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