About the property
- Villa1937 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay5 nights
Villa in Holders Hill, St James, Barbados - Peaceful, Safe Location on the Edge of the Famous Sandy Lane Golf Course and the Polo Fields.
This elegant Georgian style villa is located on the west coast side of Barbados. The property benefits from views of the Caribbean Sea from the upper floor, has a good size swimming pool, gardens and covered patio. Accommodation is arranged over 2 floors. The ground floor comprises of a large open plan area with fully fitted kitchen and breakfast bar, dining area and a large sitting room. Two large French doors open onto the patio and secluded gardens.
There is a laundry room with washing, drying, ironing facilities and a downstairs WC.
The first floor comprises of one large en-suite bedroom with one queen size bed and one single bed.
A second double bedroom with a queen size bed and a third twin bedroom with a large baby cit. Family bathroom.
All bedrooms are air conditioned and have ceiling fans as well.
A few minutes drive or bus ride from the beautiful beaches of Paynes Bay or 15 minutes walk. The pretty village of Holetown with its shops, bars, restaurants, banks and supermarket is only minutes drive.
The property also benefits from 2 allocated parking spaces. Remote controlled gates.
Patio furniture and BBQ . Sun loungers, parasol ,pool shower.
Other facilities: WIFI Internet, SMART TV ( use your own Netflix account or HMDI cable)
- Response time:
- within a few days
- english, spanish, italian
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 19, 2018
Hello, my name is Kim, my family and I own Fairway Villa in Holders Hill. My family reside near Venice in Italy but I live in UK, therefore I look after the enquiries and the bookings for the Villa. Most of our guests are from the UK but we had families from Italy, France, Germany, Canada and the USA. I speak English, Italian and Spanish, so you can contact me in any of the above languages if you need information. All of our guests, so far, have been extremely satisfied with Fairway Villa and the friendly service we provide. Good comments on the cleanliness of the Villa, the comfort it offers, the great location and the quietness of the place. I hope that you too will be one of our future guests. Please don't hesitate to contact me for any enquiry you might have. Regards. Kim.
Kim purchased this Villa in 2004
Why Kim chose Holders Hill
We have always loved Barbados and kept returning to the Island every year. One day, I suggested having a look around the area for a Villa of our own. We were extremely fortunate when we came across Fairway Villa and immediately fell in-love with it for the great location in the Parish of St James, near the great beaches of the West Coast and all the closeness to the pretty village of Holetown the space it offered and the light and airy rooms .The Villa exceeded our expectations. We like the area very much, as it is upmarket, near the prestigious Sandy Lane Golf Course and also, being on a hill it benefits from lovely breeze throughout the year.
What makes this Villa unique
Being safe was one of our prerogative. Quietness. No traffic noise. Surrounded by luscious vegetation. Near all amenities. West Coast location, we prefer that side of the island as we find it less commercialised and more " Caribbean". Not so much traffic on the roads comparing to the South. Greater freedom than being stuck in apartments,the rooms are very spacious they all have air conditioning units but also ceiling fans. Having a garden and being able to eat " al Fresco" and being able to have a BBQ is a great advantage. The laundry room is very convenient to. We now have a Smart Tv and you can use your own Netflix account or bring your HMDI cable to watch your own downloads, Bbc news are available too. WI-Fi Internet is provided. More space for children to play in the garden or by the pool than apartments. The villa is located within a walled and gated Estate. The pool, being a good size, is great to enjoy for adults and children. Parking provided inside the Estate for two cars.
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Villa was great. Comfy, spacious and lovely yard. It had everything we needed and three bathrooms! Location was ideal for us-close to all amenities and beach yet tucked into quiet neighbourhood for peaceful evenings. I definitely recommend a car as the beach is not far but up a hill to get home. Kim was so easy to communicate with and her property manager , Janelle was very charming and helpful. The only thing I would improve would be sharper knives in kitchen. Used the clothes line alot to dry bathing suits and towels but it takes time with the humidity. We loved Barbados so much and Fairway Villa was wonderful place to rest our heads each night. Thanks Kim and Janelle!!!
Thank you for taking the time to write this great review and thank you for the feedback which will help us to improve the service to our future guests.
I'm very pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the Villa comfortable. All the team loved having you there and welcome you back soon.
All the best
Undoubtedly one of Barbados's Hidden Gems !
My family of five and I were desirous of spending a week together, and were looking for a villa that was spacious, elegant, within our budget and of course with a decent sized pool !! After looking at over twenty villas, some as far away as Bottoms Bay, my wife stumbled upon this one. Let me say that the pictures on Homeaway of this property are great, yet seeing this villa in person was totally beyond our expectations.
This Villa is located on Holders Hill, approximately 20 minutes drive from the airport. It's in close proximity to the beach, has shopping malls e.g. Holetown nearby, and other amenities like gas station, supermarket,
restaurants, parks etc within walking distance. There are three other villas within the gated property, and a beautifully large sized swimming pool.
The house is an impressive, well built two-story home, with the ultra-modern kitchen, half-bathroom, dining and living room downstairs, and the three air-conditioned bedrooms and two main bathrooms upstairs. The house is tastefully furnished, with high-speed internet, flat screen television, washer and dryer etc. The lawn and the area surrounding the pool is gorgeous, and access to and from the property is via a fully automated, remote controlled gate.
Our hosts Janelle and her husband Raymond were very friendly, called each of us by our first names, and were literally a phone call away to assist with anything we needed. They checked in with us every day to make sure we were happy and comfortable whilst giving us tips and history stories about the island and its many attractions.
Must I say that whilst Barbados has blue water beaches and awe-inspiring sights, the most memorial part of our trip was returning to the villa after a day out and having a close family hangout in the warm swimming pool. As a matter of fact, there was a day or two where we did not leave the villa and spent the entire day cooking, eating, watching TV and simply lounging by the pool, priceless!
The morning of our departure was a bittersweet one, for each of us had completely fallen in love with this home. Needless to say, we all decided that on our next trip this is our unanimous choice of stay. My wife and I have complete respect and utter admiration for the owner Kim, for had it not been for the professional yet friendly and accommodating way she interacted throughout the booking process, we may have not had the pleasure of staying at this absolute gem of a villa!
7 out of 5*****
Thank you for the very generous review you took the time to leave on this website. I'm so happy you found Fairway Villa comfortable and clean. I take pride in making it as desirable as possible for all my guests.
All the team were delighted to have you and your family staying at Fairway and we look forward to see you soon on your return to the island and to our villa.
In the meantime I wish you all the best for the future.
Clean, Close to Beach, Great Layout
Seven of us booked a stay at this wonderful home for a destination wedding and we were not disappointed. Everything was immaculate and we even had a welcome basket.
The pool was warm and the rooms had available AC for those that needed it (extra charge for having excessive electricity usage) but we enjoyed the breeze and ambient temperature with a fan.
A 40 minute walk or a 5 min cab ride will get you to the Sandy Lane Beach and we frequented that place.
True to the ad, there is a gas station, a few restaurants and a grocery store within short driving distance, 3 to 5 minutes. Would recommend renting a car if staying here since things are not that close when walking up and down hills.
That said, communication with the owner, Kim, was wonderful throughout the booking process and then Janelle was amazing once we were in country. She even arranged for a car to grab 4 of us from the airport when we arrived at a great price.
Would recommend and would love to stay there again on another trip.
Thank you for sparing the time to write such a wonderful review. I'm very pleased you had a great time at Fairway Villa. You and your family are welcome at any time and I sincerely hope you'll be visiting the island again soon and stay at Fairway.
All the best for now
Home from Home
We starei for Christmas and New Year (old years night locally) and had a great time. We stayed on the island many times over the last year and this accommodation was right up there in terms of location and convenience.
The Villa is really comfortable and well furnished with everything we needed for our stay. Holders Hill is a great area to be located in. Close to Holetown food stores, other shops and the beach. All a short drive away.
You are in a residential area so it was lovely and quiet and behind gates so it felt safe.
The shared pool was a real bonus. There's only four houses that shared the pool and for the three weeks we were there, we had it for ourselves. We didn't use it much though as there are great beaches less than five minutes away.
Barbados is renown for being friendly and welcoming. Kim and MAuden certainly lived up to it. Essential groceries in the fridge and a welcome smile. What more could you want!
I would not hesitate to stay again.
Special interest holidays: The Villa is located very conveniently to visit some of the major attractions in Barbados. Harrisons Caves, a must for adult and children is only 25 mins. drive. Folkestone marine park is 8 min. drive. The wildlife park, 20 mins drive. Speighstown is a pretty and very Caribbean fishing village it's approx. 20 mins drive along the beautiful west coast road. At three minutes walk from the house there is the Barbados Polo club and the open air Theater were concerts are often played. The capital, Bridgetown, offer some really important Historical buildings, such as the House of Parliament and you can view them with the Historical Bridgetown walk tour. For the Children, the Submarine with Atlantis is a must. There are several Botanical gardens in Barbados, some of the nicest are Andromeda Gardens, the botanical gardens and the orchid gardens. For the sporty ones, Barbados offer a bit of everything, Golf, Polo,Water sports, horse riding, tennis, cricket,shooting, fishing and many more. Coast/Beach: The nearest shops are in Holetown (5 mins drive) there are buses to the coast and shops but a car is advised. Discounted car hire can be arranged. The nearest beach is Paynes Bay ( West Coast) at 4 mins drive or 15 mins walk down Holders Hill. There are many other beautiful beaches in the vicinity including Folkstone Marine Park which is a natural beauty spot for snorkelling with live coral a vast variety of fish and a ship wreck. All the West coast beaches are beautiful white sand beaches. Travel: Grantley Adams airport is approx35/40 mins drive, taxi service cost approx $35 US or $70 Barbados. We recommend car hire for easy accessibility to the Villa, Buses ran regularly but they don't have a specific timetable! The Villa is located on a steep hill and in the hot weather a car is advantageous. There are also a variety of places of interest and sightseeing that would be missed if without a car. Supermarket are near, but again, easier to get to with transport. Distances: Holetown 5 minutes by car. 15/20 minutes walk. Paynes Bay beaches, 15 minutes walk, 3 minutes by car. Bridgetown is 10 to 15 minutes by car or bus. Kensington Oval Cricket Ground, is 10 minutes by car. 15/20 by bus. Holders Hill Polo Field is 3 minutes walk from the Villa. Sandy Lane Golf is also on our doorstep. Further Details: Supermarkets: Supercentre: Holetown, Jordans: Fitt's Village. Banks: First Caribbean Intenational: Sunset Crest, Holetown ( does not charge for money exchange). Restaurants: Cliff: 5 minutes drive: expensive, but best in Barbados, a true experience, beautiful location. Dafne: 3 minutes drive, expensive, best for lunch. Tides, Very good. Zacchios: Holetown, family, average price, good. Good for happy hour. Thursday, Friday, Saturday evening at Paynes Bay: you must buy some BBQ meats and fish at the Paynes bay street cooks, best BBQ food in the area. Start 7pm. Big portion and good price for very fresh food.
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Booking Notes: For bookings and further information contact Kim(see below). Booking forms and contract are sent via e-mail on request. 25% deposit required to secure a booking. Balance needs to be paid not less then 6 weeks prior to departure. £250.00 security deposit, refundable (damage/losses if any) required with balance. Please note that loss of keys will be automatically charged UK £80 or equivalent in other currency to cover change of locks cost. Please ask for Booking contract for further details. Please note: Energy is fairly expensive in Barbados. Please use it sensibly. Electricity allowance per week is BD 140; USD 70 or £ 42 pounds. Please switch of air conditioning whenever you leave the Villa. The AC units are very efficient and cool down the room very quickly. Keep windows closed to maximised its efficiency. Excess elelectricity will be detracted from the Security Deposit. Changeover Day: Changeover day is flexible, but normally time of departure is 11am and arrival 3pm (depending on arrival of next guests). Notes on prices: Please note: The above rates are based on full occupancy (3 bedrooms used). Discounts may be given on limited occupancy.