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Adele Ryle

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Luxury villa in L'Ance Aux Epines, St George's, Grenada, Caribbean

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Saint George Villa Rental Photos and Description

5 bedroom villa with private pool, sea view & use of Calabash Hotel facilities

Hummingbird Villa was listed in The Times newspaper as one of the top 50 villas in the Caribbean, it actually featured top of the list in Grenada (November 2014).

Located on the exclusive Amber Belair grounds, Hummingbird Villa offers a spacious retreat, accommodating up to 10 guests in an expansive 5 bedroom estate. The villa, designed by Vincenzo De Rosa, has been built to a very high specification and was completed in 2005. The tastefully decorated interiors are complimented by feature furniture and artwork, especially commissioned by the homeowners. The main living areas, including the state of the art kitchen, surround an internal courtyard. Outside there is a covered patio, sunny pool deck with a sea view and a gazebo which makes an ideal spot for outside dining. Hummingbird offers the privacy and freedom of villa life with the facilities of a luxurious hotel close at hand. All guests at Hummingbird have use of the Calabash Hotel’s facilities including their beach, tennis courts and a variety of water sports, Heaven and Earth Spa and Rhodes Restaurant. A short drive away is the picturesque St George's, Grand Anse beach and much more.

Price includes complimentary a Welcome pack with bread, milk, water, cereal, jam etc and daily cleaning service.

Bedrooms: Master suite upstairs with king size bed, bathroom, balcony and TV. Also has an office area.

2 further bedrooms upstairs with king size beds.

2 bedrooms downstairs, one with king size bed and one with twin beds.

All are en-suite and fitted with ample wardrobe space.

All bedrooms are air-conditioned.

Living room: Spacious lounge with 3 large sofas and patio doors opening on to pool area.

Large TV room with 3 sofas, cable TV, video, DVD player, CD player and radio.

Separate dining room adjoining kitchen with beautiful views

Cleaning/maid: The housekeeper visits daily from 8 am - 3 pm. Towels and linen supplied. At extra cost various services can be arranged including babysitting, chefs, waiting staff, etc

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Adele Ryle (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)
Luxury villa in L'Ance Aux Epines, St George's, Grenada, Caribbean
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Northamptonshire
5

An Outstanding villa in a glorious location

  • 5 of 5

This is a villa that fully justifies the plaudits it has received and it is difficult to imagine finding anything better on the island. The size of the villa provides the opportunity for larger parties to holiday together yet still have privacy when required. It has been superbly designed and the quality of the facilities provided is first class.

Outside there is plenty of space with a large infinity swimming pool, being the central attraction, only rivalled by the magnificent view.

The hotel staff who looked after us were excellent and really helpful in giving advice and guidance on things to do (as well as things not to do!) and places to visit. To ensure we did not leave without sampling true Grenadian cuisine our maid even cooked us homemade Crab Backs which proved a major hit with all the family.

The villa is a short stroll from the local Prickly Bay beach and a very short drive to the famous Grand Anse beach which is next to a shopping centre that can supply all the provisions you need. Restaurants are plentiful and although the Rhodes restaurant was closed during our stay, BBs in St Georges, the Beach House and the La Luna restaurant were excellent alternative venues and all within 15 minutes drive.

For quality of accommodation, facilities, location and service it is impossible not to give the Hummingbird villa 5 stars

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Martyn Thanks so much for a great review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Hummingbird and that you were well looked after by The Calabash staff. Anytime you want to go back please do get in touch! Thanks Adele
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5

Beautiful large and airy villa

  • 5 of 5

Hummingbird was even more sumptuous than we had expected, set in a large plot on a high point overlooking the picturesque bay. The living areas and bedrooms are very spacious, and tastefully furnished, and the kitchen was extremely well equipped. Patricia was a superb maid, who provided a delicious breakfast (and occasional other meals as requested) and kept Hummingbird spotless. Esther was a very professional and helpful liaison, with background and advice on the island (our favourite visits were La Sagesse, Levera Bay and the Grand Etang Forest - although it was also tempting to spend all our time around the Hummingbird pool!).

The Calabash hotel is a short walk away and offers a very good restaurant (the best food and service we had on Grenada) and use of lovely beach, spa (excellent massages) and other facilities.

We had a wonderful time – a week was not long enough!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sally I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in Hummingbird Villa and were well looked after by all the staff at The Calabash. Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. I'd love to book your return trip so you can visit the rest of the island! Thanks Adele
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5

Villa of Perfection

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at Hummingbird Villa to the hours of departure a week later, every moment at this vacation villa was exceptional. We had a group of 4 couples visiting for a St George's Med School reunion. Esther and Patricia greeted us upon arrival and took exceptional care of us the entire duration of our stay. Patricia was diligent in keeping the house immaculate, tending to our laundry, and providing helpful suggestions for our stay. We immediately found comfort in having her in the house. She spoiled us and we wanted to take her home. On 2 occasions we were fortunate to have Mark B from the Calabash cook spectacular dinners in the villa. From prep, to cooking, to full clean up, Mark's service was impressive. The meal was delicious and plentiful. What a treat to have Mark and his staff prepare meals in the villa with absolutely not a worry from our end. We thoroughly enjoyed his meals and conversation. Mark and his staff made lobster BBQ, Jamaican jerk chicken, steaks, and ribs. Not to mention the plethora of sides, all of which were indigenous to the region. It was farm to table in the villa! The Calabash Beach is a short stroll down the hill and offers a beautiful crescent beach with food and drink service. Be advised that this beach is very strict about keeping it peaceful and quiet. We did enjoy using the hotel's amenities and kayaked as well as played tennis. The walk from the hotel to the villa will keep you in shape for the week! We also explored the entire island via rental of driver/van and took advantage of seeking out the many villages that most travelers neglect to visit. Well worth the trip to any of the water falls which requires a strenuous, muddy climb through "jungle". The rum punches throughout the island were delicious and well deserved after a day of adventures. Consider renting a sailboat for the day with a captain to seek out black sand beaches, snorkeling, and a sunset sail. There are a handful of operations to choose from via google. All are safe and comparatively same price. The Red Crab is walking distance from the villa and offers a great menu with local preparations and delicious local lobster (reasonably priced). Also try Andy's in L'Ance Aux Epines, which is a tiny restaurant whose owner, Ingrid, was very friendly and cooked up local cuisine at it's finest! Can't say enough great things about this well stocked villa. Thank you Zach S, Mark B, Ester, and especially Patricia for making our stay unforgettable!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Hummingbird Villa and were looked after so well by all the staff at The Calabash Hotel. Thank you so much for such a fantastic review.
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5

Fantastic Villa tested to the max

  • 5 of 5

An amazing villa with fantastic facilities ranging from a fully equipped office to friendly/happy maids. We were a small group of friends/family from ages 25 to 75 who all had different needs but the same gaol to enjoy the villa and Grenada which we did in style. The villa is located within the grounds of the Calabash hotel (currently number 1 on trip advisor) which creates an ideal situation, all the facilities of the hotel including the private beach yet the space and informality of a villa. Plus the amazing staff who run and maintain the villa.

We entertained guests at the villa who are either residents or own holiday properties on Grenada and they all agree its location layout and facilities were fantastic.

All the bedrooms with en-suites are cool and spacious with plenty of storage. The kitchen is large with plenty of areas for preparing food; so that the group could share the cooking (the cooker was even similar to mine at home!). The living areas are open plan, including a TV room which was rarely used except to watch the 6 nations rugby.

The pool was maintained 4 days a week and did suffer a little from leaves in the pool but this was due to the flowering shrubs (visited by humming birds) and lovely cooling breeze/wind, just would have liked the pool man daily. The area around the pool was stylish with plenty of places/furniture to dine, sip cool drinks or just lounge. All of which we did plenty of.

This is our 3rd year to Grenada; it is a fantastic island, great people, not overrun by tourism (although the cruise boats have increased) with its own identity and plenty to do.

Sounds too good, there must be something wrong, well yes there was no garlic crusher!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Janet I was delighted to read your wonderful review. I'm so glad you were thrilled with everything. The owners are going out in April for a week and have already bought a garlic crusher to take with them - so your next trip to Hummingbird Villa will be just perfect! If you’re planning on going back to Grenada please let me know so I can reserve the dates for you and many thanks for such a wonderful review. Thanks, Adele
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Rates & Availability

Saint George Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
April 2016 - Oct 2016 2 adult
Apr 15 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$5,940
 
 
Nov 2016 - Dec 2016 - 2 people
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 14 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,600
 
 
Dec 2016 - April 2017-2 adults
Dec 21 2016 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$9,064
 
 
April 2017 - Oct 2017-2 adults
Apr 15 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,940
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices quoted are in US Dollars on a weekly basis and include a daily cleaning service.
Over Christmas and New Year a 14 night booking period applies.

50% deposit required with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to booking.

All rates are negotiable.

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Amenities

Saint George Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 10645 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • Each of the bathrooms is fitted to the highest standard.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Four of the bedrooms have king size beds, one of the bedrooms has twin beds. All rooms have air conditioning units and ceiling fans. High quality curtains keep the sun out of the rooms for those who want to sleep in. The rooms are large, cool and airy. There is plenty of wardrobe space in each bedroom. Each bedroom has its own en-suite.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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