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Tranquil spacious, hideaway near the Crane , Bel Air , Barbados, pool ,hot tub

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Crane, St Philip, Barbados, Caribbean - Peaceful Location 5 Minute Walk To The Beach

Large luxury 4 bedroomed house with wonderful outdoor patio and gazebo with a large pool and heated jacuzzi, tastefully furnished, close to the airport. A five minute walk to most beautiful and deserted beaches. Peaceful and cool, benefitting from the easterly Tradewinds that keep you comfortable on our hot steamy tropical days. This is a home away from home, we have tried to think of everything to ensure that your stay is comfortable and easy, but we are on hand if you need us, information or an extra utensil you cannot find ! Broadband high speed wireless Internet access. Private and colorful tropical gardens , garage parking. Electric gates .

The pool is shared with the owners and their guests.

Air conditioning in bedrooms available for an extra charge , payable on arrival , $50US per week per bedroom used .

No parties.

No guests.( just those names that you have given me on booking )

This is a quiet residential area, so we ask no outdoor noise after 9.00 pm. You can be outside and use the pool etc, but no screaming, loud music or loud conversation.

And during the day please be respectful of our neighbours .

More Details

Owner
Zena waithe
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Zena waithe

We are Irvin and Zena Waithe , and we moved to Barbados (Irvin's birthplace) from the UK in 1994, and built this home for ourselves and our two daughters. The house has been used for visitor rentals before, but for the last few years it has been given over to long term rental. But now in 2012 we reopen the vacation rental concept, and look forward to once again welcoming visitors to our special oasis and former home , and to welcoming you to Barbados. We are on hand if you need us, with lots of information on where to eat,what to see, how to access some beautiful beaches etc. Alot of our guests who visited before, came again and again, we are sure if you choose Tradewinds, you won't be disappointed.

Zena waithe purchased this villa in 1994

Why Zena waithe chose Belair

We like the peacefulness of the Crane area, away from the hustle and bustle. Also we always enjoy the wonderful sea breeze. We love the beach walks that are easily accessible, car hire is essential.

What makes this villa unique

The house is cool, which in the tropical Heat of Barbados is a terrific bonus. It benefits form an open plan layout, and the lounge opens on to a covered dining patio and the pool deck. The garden is walled and private from neighbours There are two covered patios one facing east and one facing West. 15minutes from the airport, 10 minutes to nearest supermarket, though there is a mini mart nearby. There are restaurants within a 5 minute drive. It is 30 minute drive to the south and west coast for accessibility to a wider array of beaches and restaurants.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I stayed at ‘Tradewinds’ in December 2012.The house has been refurbished and offers spacious accommodation. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is also a ‘quirky bar’. We loved the garden pool area and gazebo.The roof which provides shade in the blazing sun also provides protection from rain! The pool is big enough to swim in properly and is great to lounge around and the planting in the garden is lovely to look at while doing so.

You will need a car for convenience, although the nearest beaches – which are lovely – are just a 10 minute walk away. It is possible to use the facilities at The Crane resort which can be a 10 min walk, or two min car ride. The best thing about the place, is the tranquility. We had a great time.
Aug 2012
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Amenities

Belair Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    master en suite - toilet , shower
    bedroom 2 en suite - toilet , shower
    outdoor bathroom - toilet
    outdoor shower - shower
  • En Suite shower room with wc & vanity to bedroom 1, en suite shower room with wc and basin to bedroom 2, bedrooms 3 and 4 share the house bathroom with wc, vanity, tub and shower. Outside bathroom for pool area. outdoor shower by pool.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2-8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with queen size bed, Bedroom 2 with queen bed , bedroom 3 double bed, bedroom 4 twin beds. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. Bedroom 2 has an A/C fitted, which we trust you will use economically.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Although we the owners live on site we can assure you of privacy when you want it and to be on hand when you want it. We are a quiet couple, with two well behaved dogs, who would love you to take them for a walk on the beach ! Dogs can be fenced away from you if you wish. We grow fruits, so when in season you can access these and Irvin grows herbs that you are also welcome to pick. We are a wealth of local information, on tap if you need it, we want you to savour the best Barbados has to offer. Outside: There is lots of seating available outside, either pool loungers or comfy chairs in the gazebo.A mature tropical garden, with humming birds and monkeys as occasional visitors. A gas barbecue. Solar heated jacuzzi spa. Pool is 30' x22 at its widest. There is a garage and ample on street parking. We provide cushions for the loungers and there may be some floaty fun toys you can use. Utility Room: Laundry room with washer and drier, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Please leave the villa clean, though it will be cleaned after your departure. Linens and towels provided. (Bath and beach) maid service is 1x weekly. Other: There is a fun and quirky bar area that opens on to the dining patio.

Reviews

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Tranquil spacious, hideaway near the Crane , Bel Air , Barbados, pool ,hot tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Currituck County North Carolina, USA
5

Terrific Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

If you are considering a VRBO property in Barbados, do your self a favor and look no further. The online pictures do not depict the true beauty and tranquility available with Zena and Irvin at this lovely villa. Although they live on the property, you never see them, unless you want to. Everything in the villa worked great, the bedrooms were clean, the bedding very comfortable, the whole property is immaculate. My wife and I were joined with m y brother and his wife as well as my cousin and his wife, for a total of six adults. At no time did we feel cramped or like we were in one another's space, the pool, the patio and the gazebo afforded all of us plenty of space. I have rented from VRBO at least 6t times, and I would rate this property, and the owners at the top of the list for both the property and their ability to make you feel at home, without being in your face. Again, if you are looking for a property in Barbados, this is it, we're making arrangements to return, early next year. Don't wait Zena has quite a waiting list of people who have visited with her and Irvin.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We were so blessed at our stay at this property. The villa is more spacious then we anticipated. The bed rooms, living room, kitchen and pool deck are all larger then we imagined. Much larger then it all appears in the pictures. The property owners, Zena & Irvin are amazing and are on site to meet your daily needs. There are a variety of beaches within walking distance that provide beauty and amazing sunrises. The scenery in the area is spectacular. The villa is away from the tourist zone and provides quiet and tranquility. Every night you are under an amazing canopy of stars and serenaded by nature. The setting helped provide the rest and escape we needed. There is a convenience store within a couple blocks to help meet the daily requirements. I will be recommending this property to others and will be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had such a lovely time, it is our dearest wish that you go home rested and with happy memories. Thanks so much for taking the time to write this. Hope to see you again. Zena
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We can definitely recommend staying at Zenas and Irvins villa. The house is very open and airy with a beautiful pool area. The location is quiet (away from all the touristy crowds) and there is a breathtaking beach called Ginger Bay (pretty secluded ...so almost private) in close walking distance. You couldn’t wish for better hosts than Zena and Irvin. They take good care of their property and they are super helpful and sweet. Thank you again for having us!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay ..thank you for the feedback .
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa near a quiet beach like paradise! Had a lovely time. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it. Hope to have you back again sometime.., hope you're not too cold now you're home 😉
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5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

This was the 4th time that we had stayed at Zena and Irvins property but the 1st at this their new house and it certainly did not disappoint. The house is beautiful and the layout has been well thought out, the fold back doors in the main living area and the master bedroom were fabulous and allowed for a gentle breeze throughout the day. As with their other property everything has been thought of and if you need anything you just have to ask either one of them and it normally appears very quickly. Thankyou to you both for a lovely 12 weeks.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dennis... as always you were the perfect guests, you get five stars too 😉
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5

Great All around Holiday

  • 5 of 5

It is actually now the third time that we have come back to Zena's Hideways' ! Absolutely great location, walking distance to many beaches, near to the famous Crane hotel. in this part of Barbados, there is something for everyone! those who likes fishing from the beach, swimming in turquoise water, sunbathing on the lovely private beaches, great Villa very well maintained and looked after, safe and secure, really practical for family with young kids! very close to the airport, lots of lovely places to eat nearby, I will definitely come again!! and Zena's family is very welcoming! and definitely look after her hosts!!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for that Donatienne... we are happy that you enjoyed ( again) your time with us . We are happy that both properties have worked out well for you and look forward to seeing you down this way again soon . Zena
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
GAIA
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
marco polo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
marco polo
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
beachy head
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

5 minute walk to Crane Beach. 20 minute drive to South Coast beaches, 30 minute drive to west coast beaches.

Travel:

Airport is a 15 minute drive away.

Car hire essential, we can help you with that if required.

There is a regular bus service at the end of the road.

Distances:

7minute drive to 6 roads, where there is a supermarket , bank, post office and Doctors office. Sunbury House and The Crane beach resort as close by. Oistins and its Friday night open air fish fry in 20 minutes by car.

The beautiful unspoilt splendour of the East Coast is close by. There are lots of hidden coves to explore.

Further Details:

The tranquillity of this villa is its best feature., the outdoor area being a haven of relaxation. the pool deck area is surrounded by tropical plants and palm trees and there is a barbecue for guests use.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $349.8

Booking Notes:
20% Deposit to be paid at time of booking
Balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival.
We accept UK cheques and bank transfers.
Breakages to be reported and paid for.
We will never ask for money up front, and always call us before sending any money.

Changeover Day:
Flexible

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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