Shimmers is a pristine, privately owned holiday home on the prestigious and secure Battaleys Mews development. The house has probably the best position on the development, a corner plot allowing the maximum amount of wonderful Caribbean light. Its tropical garden extends around the house allowing visitors sun and shade all day long in the seclusion of what is a private area. Palm trees abound! There is parking on the front for two cars and Shimmers is right next to the Battaleys Mews swimming pool and gym. The clay tennis court is a one minute walk away.
The house is a townhouse with two level dwelling. Downstairs is open plan with the entrance leading through a hallway with a smart spacious WC on the left before opening out into a white expanse of the main living area. Featuring personal pieces such as prized shells, beautiful books, and stylish furniture there is comfortable seating for six and a dining table and chairs also seating six. Off this area is a fully equipped kitchen with excellent cookware and dining service sets. Featuring hob, oven, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
There are double doors leading out to a white stone private patio with two comfy chairs and a table and chairs for 4 to dine at the table. Next to this is the private plunge pool and Jacuzzi which takes up to six people! The patio leads to the garden featuring palm trees, shrubs and lawn - and which extends around the house to the front and is immaculately maintained.
Upstairs there are three air conditioned bedrooms all with colonial ceiling fans in addition. A master suite with a King size poster bed and a massive en-suite with a walk-in shower and deep bath both available. The master bedroom has double doors leading on to a balcony where the view is just spectacular – an unspoilt vista of tropical vegetation as far as the eye can see. The second bedroom also has a four poster bed this time a Queen size and the third bedroom features twin beds. All beds are brand new and feature high quality Egyptian cotton linen. A family bathroom with a further walk in shower completes the upstairs. The house has both beach towels and luxury cotton towels for guests.
Shimmers is the perfect base to explore Barbados. Situated within a few minute’s walk from the world famous Mullins Beach, with all the water sports anyone could wish for readily available and also featuring Mullins Beach Bar & Restaurant for wonderful Bajan dining. Sports TVs featuring world sports are in the bar but unobtrusive. Sundowners here are to be recommended – some of the best sunsets you’ll ever see can be viewed with a local fresh cocktail in your hand from the deck of the bar. In front of you the turquoise Caribbean sea will have swimmers enjoying the safe, cordoned off area until it gets dark!
Within walking distance is Speightstown, a traditional Bajan community with lovely restaurants and bars including the owners favourite bar, the Beach Shack (best rum cocktail) and on the weekend outdoor live music at Little Bristol Beach Bar featuring local BBQ food which is both delicious and remarkable value!
North Point with the famous and very beautiful Animal Flower cave is 20 minutes by car and the best shopping on the Island is at Holetown only 10 minutes by car or reggae bus! The whole of Barbados can be reached in under an hour by car and the bus stop giving access to the Island public transport system is a two minute walk from the house.