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Cool top floor 1 bed Apartment with Shared Pool

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Sandy Lane Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment Holetown, St James, Barbados - 5 Mins Walk from Beach and All Amenities

The apartment is situated on the top 4th/floor of the apartment block (with 2 lifts) - this provides good views and cool breezes. The complex has 24 hour reception, Wifi internet access, a poolside restaurant/bar and a launderette. The apartment is comfortably furnished with a newly renovated and well equipped kitchen. The bathroom has been refurbished with a new walk in shower .There are delightful grounds to relax in and plenty of loungers around the 25m pool that has a new non slip surrounding surface. The complex is in a quiet location only 5 mins walk from supermarkets, bus routes, beaches and beach bar (with satellite sports TV), medical centre, banks, tennis courts and plenty of restaurants. Car hire is not neccessary due to the excellent situation.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Heather Haddon
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2016
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About Heather Haddon

We are a married couple in our early 60s. I am a retired teacher and my husband is a semi retired chartered accountant.

Heather Haddon purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Heather Haddon chose St. James

We bought the apartment for 2 reasons - to have somewhere to stay when visiting our grandchildren in Barbados and for the convenience of the situation. We are near all the amenities in one of the main holiday areas but in a quiet position.Everything you need is within walking distance. The gardens are great, being cool and shady and the pool is big enough for real swimming. As the apartments are only one bedroomed, the block tends to attract couples and is quite peaceful and alot of the apartments are not rented out ensuring that it is never very busy.

What makes this apartment unique

We particularly chose our apartment as it is on the top floor( with 2 lifts) and it has views over the trees to the sea and it catches all the through breezes making a/c usually unnecessary. In December 2009, the kitchen was refitted with new cabinets, fridge/ freezer and cooker. We have also knocked a wall down to make it more open plan which makes it cooler for cooking. The bathroom was modernised in May 2016 and now has a walk in shower. We have cable tv . Our apartment renters are members of the beach House for the duration of their stay . This includes a pool and beach access


based on 3 traveler reviews

Cool top floor 1 bed Apartment with Shared Pool
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews

November hols

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed in these apartments before as its in a realy gool location,we use the yellow buses to get to the beach at st james paynes bay.The apartment has everything you would need aircon is to pay but we only used it at night it was so cheap as well!the pool and gardens are delightfull as are the staff.The apartments are very secure with 24hour reception and a laundry should you require it.Holetown is a fab place plenty places to eat try lome grove cocktail bar as well.We would definatley return to this apartment good holiday

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your excellent review. It is always nice to know that a guest had a great holiday!
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Tranquil and idylic.

  • 4 of 5

My husband is from B'dos and we have stayed at Golden View many times over the last 28 years. This was the first time we had stayed in this particular apartment which had been recommended by my sister. The apartment is excellent value for money, well equipped and benefits from large opening between kitchen and living area. Being on the third floor offer's an excellent view and additional benefits for a cooling breeze. It is quiet, comfortable and will book to stay here again on our next visit to the Island.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at Goldenview. One small point is that the apartment is on the fourth floor! I look forward to welcoming you back sometime .
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  • 3 of 5

The apartment is near some of the most beautiful beaches of the Island (even if we suggest to rent a car for having a look on the Whole Island). To reach the beach it takes about 10 minutes walking and about 5 to the small village and supermarket). Nice garden with swimming pool and Chinese restaurant. Well equipped kitchen and balcony having nice view. No night- life. Perfect for old people or a family with kids. .

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a good holiday and found the apartment well equipped and enjoyed the gardens .
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The nearest white sand beach is 5 minutes walk away, but other west coast beaches can be easily accessed by bus. All tenants will have a temporary membership of a beach club with pool, dining and beach during their stay (also 5 minutes walk!)


Sunset Crest is 30 mins from the airport where taxis are plentiful. Car hire is not necessary due to the excellent position of the apartment. There is a very good bus service which runs close to the apartment - buses run along the west coast north to Speightstown and south to Bridgetown.


Barbados is not a large island and all places of interest on the island can be reached within approx 30 minutes driving.

Further Details:

Sunset Crest and Holetown are excellent areas to base a Barbados holiday - everything is so close. There are top class restaurants and cheaper diners in the area. The new Limegrove lifestyle centre - designer shops, bars and cinema is also with in walking distance.The supermarket is well stocked and the shopping mall has a wide range of shops. There are local fruit stalls and chatel village shops nearby.

This part of the west coast offers plenty of opportunity for watersports including scuba diving. There are tennis courts that can be hired within walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Sandy Lane Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low season
May 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
High season
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Low season
May 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
High season
Dec 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit to be paid on booking either by electronic transfer, PayPal , Bacs or cheque and balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival. Payment can also be made in US$ by electronic transfer.
Rates may be negotiated for stays over 2 weeks .

Changeover Day:I
Changeover day is flexible. Arrangements will be made for clients to be met on arrival at the apartment.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property, per week, in UK Pounds. Daily rates are available on request. Negotiable rates for lets of over 2 weeks on request. We also accept payment in US$ and € via electronic transfer or by Pay pal .

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Sandy Lane Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , New walk in shower fitted in May 2016
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom. 2 basins, WC and new walk in . Ceiling fan.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/3 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: 1 bedroom with twin beds and 2 chest of drawers.An fold up Extra bed is available .Walk-in wardrobe, ceiling fan and new metered air-conditioning unit( installed Apr2011).
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outside: The apartments are set in grounds of 5 acres with a Large car park and large private gardens with mature trees and tables. The pool is 25m with a shallow children's area and plenty of loungers. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, bath towels and beach towels provided. Launderette on the premises. Weekly maid service. Other: West facing balcony with table, chairs and a settee perfect for enjoying stunning sunsets.

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