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A Barbados Villa With Pool Near Holetown And The Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

House in Mount Standfast, Porters, St James, Barbados, Caribbean

Set within lush tropical surroundings this 3 bedroom home can easily sleep up to 6 people within it's tasteful and neutral interiors. A large galley kitchen has everything you will need and leads out to a dining area and sunken living room, from here is a large decked area for basking in the sun, alfresco dining or cooling in the large plunge pool. Also downstairs is a large double bedroom with en-suite and Juliette balcony overlooking the pool. Upstairs are two further bedrooms a large double and a twin, a family bathroom and a good sized balcony. Located on the elegant west coast just off the Westmoreland Road with Sugar Hill and Royal Westmoreland above and the beach and Lonestar Restaurant below, this home offers all modern amenities to make your vacation comfortable and easy with air conditioning to the bedrooms, ceiling fans throughout, hot water, internet access, cable TV, dishwasher and washer/dryer. All life's little luxuries that makes all the difference! With Holetown only a 5 minute drive away it is close to all local amenities, including water sports, golf, tennis, shops and an abundance of excellent restaurants but also not forgetting the new Lime Grove complex with it's cinema and high end shopping.

More Details

Owner
Liam Davey
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2017

About Liam Davey

Live and work in London with my wife and 3 beautiful girls, we moved lock, stock and barrel to Barbados 15 years ago and lived there for 10 years, our home there is one the properties I redeveloped whilst I was there and am now offering to you. We shared some great times there and it was with reluctance we moved home.

We try to visit the island as much as possible, there is no better second home! After our trip there in February we decided to start renting it out, we came to the conclusion that it is criminal to leave a house empty over there and not share what we love about the island so much, hopefully we are making it a little more accessible for people to visit.

We hope you like our home and would love for you to stay there!

Why Liam Davey chose St. James

The location is ideal! A car is advisable as it is easy to park at the bottom of the hill and walk over to the beach... saves on the hot walk up to the house! Though the pool is perfect to cool off!

The house is only a minute drive to Hometown where you will find everything you need but it's a great base to explore the island, the highway is also about a 5 minute drive away and from there you can get anywhere.

What makes this house unique

Royal Westmoreland golf course is just a few minutes up the hill and that is a real treat if you are into golf, Sugar Hill with it's tennis courts is also a few minutes away but can be difficult to get on there though there are courts in Holetown. Then of course you have all the water sports that will keep the whole family entertained.

Amenities

Mount Standfast House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1, family shower room with wc and separate wc and basin
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size, bedroom 2 has a king size and bedroom 3 has two twin beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • live theater
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: If you require any specific items for children or babies please contact me and I can see what I can do for you. Outside: Covered terrace area with chairs and coffee table and a large decked area with table and chairs and sunbeds. The large plunge pool is accessible from both these areas and has a seating area around two sides, it has more than enough room for 10 people. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen is included and the house will be cleaned once a week, if you require a maid more frequently this can be arranged with our house manager on arrival.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

A Barbados Villa With Pool Near Holetown And The Beach
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

A touch of good luck

  • 5 of 5

Having visited the area before we decided to book again however only three weeks before our departure,our normal accomadation was double booked we then had to find some accomadation very last minute as we are only 2 we would not look for somewhere quite as large but due to a cancellation we were able to book Plantation cottage.The accomadation is in a great natural spot monkeys in the trees and lots of greenery yet only a 2 minute drive to the beaches.Whilst you could manage maybe without a car I would recommend this gives the flexibility.The accomadation easily could handle 6 adults everything that is needed for a lovely holiday .We ate out every other night with all restaurants within a 5 minute drive all recommended including SeaCat,lonestar,drift, and two within lime grove ,Friday nights include entertainment.Stacey the manager is always at hand and Mavis the cleaner a real star.Although we know the area a little directions to the property were spot on .The accomadation is as the photos all excellent,we were blessed with our misfortune and would not hesitate to book again many thanks everyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John, Thank you for the lovely review and so glad you were looked after and enjoyed your stay! You are welcome anytime.
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5

A great villa for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa is very attractively arranged and clean. The outdoor space was good, we saw monkeys in the ttrees overhead a few times. The pool is a little tired (and small, but we knew that.) Stacey kept in touch and even brought us a new coffee filter machine when we asked about it - thank you! The property feels very private although the road can be noisy when you are sat out but you can't hear anything inside the villa. Beds were comfortable, we slept well. You do need to have a car to get to town or the beach. Beach towels were provided which was very helpful. Overall a very relaxing experience

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house in July 2016, and thoroughly enjoyed it! The house is well appointed and equipped, and we marveled at how a building with a relatively small footprint can feel so spacious inside. The bedrooms are pretty, the mattresses comfortable, and the silent air conditioning units worked well. Everything was very clean, and the cleaning lady came 2x to keep it that way. We really enjoyed the private deck, and the plunge pool was perfect for us to cool down after a trip across the beautiful island of Barbados. The house manager Alex was a pleasure to work with, she even waited up for us when we arrived late at night to give us a quick run through of the house, and organized transportation to and from the airport. The one thing we missed was a small dining table on the porch, to have meals outside. Other than that it was perfect.

We highly recommend Santi Beach Bar, down the hill, for drinks, meals, and the best beach chairs.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location, quiet neighbours.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for seven nights after having spent four nights at another rental in Ocean City. This property is very well decorated yet comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed including bringing in a new frying pan and a coffee bean grinder at our request. The two coolers were great to take to the beach.

The pool is VERY small; hot tub size but no jets ;) so don't expect anything more than a quick cool off.

We had a rental car which is necessary; walking on most streets around Barbados is risky due to narrow roads and no sidewalks except on main streets. We enjoyed the monkeys in the large tree at the start of the street.

You can access Holetown shops in five minutes and we used this property as a base to explore the north island as well as taking surfing lessons south of Bridgetown. Would stay here agian.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely clean villa

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a week at this lovely villa, super clean and split level which was perfect for a family of 4 (parents/grandparents) with a baby. Glenis who manages the property was extremely helpful and prompt when we needed her and Mavis the cleaner did a magical job half way through the week.

My only comment would be this property really does require a car, we attempted walking a few times up and down the hill but gave in and hired one in the end. There is also a short cut down to our favourite restaurant Lone Star...a must!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Christmas Break

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a property where we could spend a relaxing break over Christmas and this house was an excellent choice. Plenty of space, well equipped and a really peaceful location, yet minutes from Holetown and the wonderful West Coast beaches. Ideal property.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Lonestar

Coast/Beach:

10 minute walk down the hill to the beach though a car is recommended for getting around

Travel:

Nearest airport is Grantley Adams, which is about a 40 minute drive. A car isn't necessary but advised, walking in the sun can be quite tiring and the walk up the hill from the beach will probably take a little over 15 minutes.

Distances:

Hometown is the only place you'll need! about a 5 minute drive and it has everything from restaurants to cafes, bars, nightlife, supermarket and shops, you'll find the exclusive Lime Grove there with Gucci and other high end retail outlets. There is also a cinema there!

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Rates & Availability

Mount Standfast House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Jan - Apr 17
Jan 10 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$211
 
 
May - Dec 17
May 1 2017 - Dec 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$161
 
 
Dec - Jan 17
Dec 6 2017 - Jan 9 2018
7 night minimum stay
$298
 
 
Jan - Apr 18
Jan 10 2018 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$223
 
 
May - Dec 18
May 1 2018 - Dec 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$174
 
 
Dec - Jan 18
Dec 6 2018 - Jan 9 2019
7 night minimum stay
$298
 
 
Jan - Apr 19
Jan 10 2019 - Apr 30 2019
7 night minimum stay
$223
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$174
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $372

Booking Notes:
50% deposit required within 2 weeks of booking. Full payment required 60 days before holiday and a strict cancellation policy of 50% refund up to 8 week prior to arrival less fees.

Changeover Day:
Flexible

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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