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Magnificent 4 Bedroom Villa Overlooking The Beach At Alleynes Bay, St. James

Mount Standfast, Barbados
  • Villa
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 5 nights

4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Villa With Pool And Magnificent Views

Built in 2006 this beautiful 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom villa is our family holiday home. Its prime location on the ridge takes advantage of the magnificent uninterrupted views out to Sea whilst still being close enough to be within walking distance of the local beach and facilities. The stunning views are beautiful by day and in the evening the outside areas are fabulous for al fresco dining/BBQ or simply sit under the stars with a glass of wine and watch the cruise ships sail off into the distance. Our villa combines the luxury of Barbados with the comforts of home! A huge wooden deck leads from the house to the pool with gardens to all sides. The lounge area is split level with comfy sofas, armchairs and reading sofa. The entrance to the house has its own covered verandah for escaping the sun. The villa has TV, DVD and a large stock of music and films plus games and a small library. WIFI is available throughout the property and out on the deck/ pool area. Local telephone calls are free.

Having spent several months a year in Barbados over the last decade I have acquired great knowledge (and contacts) on the Island. Indeed I have written several features for UK magazines (e.g. Rare, Place in the Sun) about the attractions on the Island. I can arrange almost anything for our guests from a complete holiday itinerary, car hire, restaurant reservations, boat trips to taxis and florists! We want you to enjoy our home and this beautiful Island as much as we do!

Whilst a car is not essential it is recommended if you wish to take advantage of what Barbados has to offer and the villa has 2 private parking spaces.

Our housekeeper Sylvia is a wonderful local lady with a vast array of knowledge and information and included in the rental rates she will visit twice weekly to clean the house, change the beds/towels and generally just ensure you have everything you need to enjoy your stay. Guests who require the housekeeper on a more frequent basis will pay her direct for additional days.

Our gardener and pool man attend weekly.


Barbara Snaith

Member Since 2012
Response rate:
Response time:
within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Apr 06, 2018
About Barbara Snaith

I pride myself on not just renting out our home to guests but offering them a bespoke service which should enable them to enjoy the house and their holiday to the full. Regular email/text communication gives the guest peace of mind that when they arrive hot and tired there are no nasty surprises awaiting them. I am a self confessed perfectionist and love nothing better than organising and planning to make sure I offer my guests a first class service.

Barbara Snaith purchased this Villa in 2006

Why Barbara Snaith chose Mount Standfast

The minute you peer through the front door and see the view to the Caribbean you will know why we bought this house. All guests receive a brochure when booking which explains the history behind how and why we bought No1and our relationship with the Island. Google 'Barbara Snaith - A place in the sun' and read my article for the magazine explaining why we left a gated community home to buy this one!

What makes this Villa unique

The luxury of Barbados with all the comforts of home. Dining out and lazing on the beach are a great way to enjoy Barbados but dining out on your own verandah and lying by your own pool whilst soaking in our fantastic view are the best way to enjoy Barbados. Thats what No1 is ... not a holiday let but your own home for the duration of your stay. Careful planning and communication with my guests means the holiday is tailored to their specific needs whether I am booking the best waterside table at the Cliff for a honeymoon couple, arranging baby equipment for families or that special private catamaran cruise for a 60th birthday celebration. I want for my guests what I want myself - a relaxing enjoyable vacation which will create memories that last a lifetime.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, en suite bathroom , fitted wardrobes,sea views.
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, en suite bathroom , fitted wardrobes, partial sea views
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double, en suite bathroom , fitted wardrobes
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single, downstairs bedroom with bathroom adjacent
      • All 3 double bedrooms are on the upper level and all have en suite bathrooms and are fully air-conditioned. Bathrooms are fitted with Stark sanitary ware(his and her sinks), chrome taps and accessories and glass shower screens. Italian porcelain tiles to floors and walls. Bedroom 1 has a pickled pine vaulted ceiling and fitted wardrobes, chest of drawers etc. Double doors lead out to upstairs balcony and 180 degree views of the Caribbean. Bedroom 2 has fitted wardrobes, chest of drawers etc and partial sea views looking North. Bedroom 3 has fitted wardrobes, chest of drawers etc and faces east over the entrance to the house. Bedroom 4 is on the ground floor (ideal for children/ elderly). It has two single beds and a free standing wardrobe. All bedroom linens are provided.


      • 4 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, shower
      • All bathroom linens are provided.

      Location Type

        • Beach
        • Near The Ocean


            • Away From It All
            • Luxury


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Local Maps
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Filtered Water
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Parking
                    • Parking On Street
                    • Safe
                    • Telephone
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Tumble Dryer
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Water Cooler
                    • Wireless Internet
                      and use of iPad


                        • Ice Maker
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Blender
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Games for Kids
                                • Books
                                • Books for Kids
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Books for Adults
                                • Music Library
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  and Bose bluetooth speaker
                                • Television
                                • Video Library


                                    • Patio
                                    • Balcony
                                    • Large Cooler
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                    • Small Cooler
                                    • Terrace
                                    • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                    • Wood Deck


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

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Outdoor Pool
                                            • Private Pool


                                                • bay/sound
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • duty free shops
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • winery tours
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 1:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 5:00 PM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              15 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Easter in Barbados

                                                              jenny b.Wilmington Delaware

                                                              All the family had a great time in Barbados. This house is lovely in everyway. We spent a lot of time on the deck, enjoying the pool and beautiful views. Home is clean and comfortable and has all the amenities you need to enjoy your vacation. We did have a little difficulty locating the home so make sure you get clear directions from Barbara if you have not stayed before! We wouldlove to return! Thankyou Barbara.

                                                              Great house in a terrific location with a very helpful owner and housekeeper

                                                              Betsy O.

                                                              Spent one week over New Year here with my husband and adult children. Five of us had a super time. The combination of British owner Barbara and her lovely housekeeper Sylvia and a lovely four bedroom four bath home with pool and stunning views. This was a super great vacation. Barbara helped us secure great reservations at top restaurants and Sylvia cooked up a fabulous meal. The Santi beach club was a great spot to hang out. The house was so comfortable and air conditioning and fans worked really well when needed. Clean comfortable and relaxing with everything you need including a well outfitted kitchen. Just can't say enough praise about this entire experience. Thank you Barbara!!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Betsy..for the review and the way you looked after our home! It’s great to hear that everything went smoothly for you and look forward to welcoming you back soon x

                                                              Barbados Bliss

                                                              Lindsey J.New York, NY

                                                              Seriously one of the most incredible vacations of my life, especially thanks to Barbara's hospitality and kindness. The house was incredible, and perfect for our group. We loved everything, right down to the towels and linens. Foremost we loved the walking distance to the beach and a invigorating infinity pool. Thank you, and we can't wait to return.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              So pleased you all had a great vacation and that the house was everything you expected. Thank you for being wonderful guests and I look forward to welcoming you back in the future x

                                                              It doesn't get much better than this...

                                                              Jennifer F.

                                                              We have just returned from a glorious stay at this Villa and I cannot recommend the property anymore if I tried. It is such a beautiful house in a fantastic location in paradise.

                                                              The house was very clean and looked after by the lovely Sylvia (the housekeeper) during our stay. There really was every little essential and then a lot of luxuries available to use in the house, inflatables for the pool, lots of card and board games for evenings entertainment, books and DVD's, a super blender for mixing up my favourite Pina Colada's and then towels, beach towels, cool bags, hair dryers & straighteners...the list is literally endless.

                                                              The house is large and spacious, the air conditioning throughout was a real relief from the tropical heat and the pool was really fabulous.

                                                              The house is a real family favourite and my Parents and Sister (and her family) have both been before and return time and time again. It was our first trip and I hope we can return again soon.

                                                              Thank you Barbara for allowing us to experience the beautiful island of Barbados from your fabulous house. 100% recommended x

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Jenny for the positive comments about your stay in 1, Storehouse Gap - so glad that the house was able to add to your wonderful holiday experience!

                                                              Fantastic Villa


                                                              We had a super holiday staying in this lovely villa.

                                                              We took our 2 elderly mothers with us, they were very comfortable in their bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms

                                                              The pool is a great place to keep cool while taking in the magnificent views

                                                              Barbara was most helpful organising our rental car and anything to make our stay wonderful

                                                              Can't wait to go back!!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              So pleased you all had a wonderful stay and that the villa was perfect for the different generations. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

                                                              Simply amazing

                                                              Sara N.Stockholm, Sweden

                                                              Me and my family spent two weeks (end of April/beginning of May 2015) in this absolutely stunning villa. Although this review is very delayed (sorry Barbara!), I really would like to share some words about this magnificent house.

                                                              Our stay was... fantastic!!! The house is truly amazing and the standard is very high. Our whole family was truly impressed by the house and everything it had to offer. The view was amazing, the rooms where wonderful and the location could not be any better. Only 10 minutes walk to the beach (perhaps 15 minutes back to the house though, due to the quite steep uphill road to the house :) Also, the housekeeper Sylvia was extremely helpful and sweet. I truly have no complaints what so ever.

                                                              Thank you so much Barbara! We'll be back! :)

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thanks for the lovely review Sara- glad to hear how you all enjoyed the house and the holiday. I do like to spend plenty time communicating with guests before they arrive in Barbados planning and organising so that everything goes smoothly during their stay and you and I sorted out quite a bit in advance. Sylvia said you were lovely guests and I would love to think you will return to Storehouse Gap in the future!


                                                              Mount Standfast, Barbados

                                                              Our beautiful Barbados holiday home sits in a prime location on a small ridge overlooking the fabulous west coast of St James and the tranquil Caribbean Sea. The magnificent beach at Alleynes Bay is only a 5 minute walk away where all manor of watersports are available :- water ski, jet-ski, snorkel, fish or simply swim ! The beach here is also home to the 5* Royal Pavilion Hotel, the world famous Lonestar restaurant and the best local beach bar on Barbados - JuJu's! (No better place on earth to enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset. 1 Storehouse Gap is situated 8 mile from the capital city of Bridgetown, 2 mile from Speightstown and a mile from the nearest shopping centre in Holetown - home to a vast array of restaurants and bars including the LimeGrove lifestyle centre with its famous brand shopping, bars, cafes and cinemas. Supermarkets and a 24hour medical Centre are also located in historic Holetown. World famous restaurants such as those at Sandy Lane,Tides, The Cliff, Cin Cin, Daphnes and Scarlet are all within a fifteen minute drive from the house. In addition to watersports, cricket, tennis and polo are all available nearby. the golf courses of Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane are minutes away.

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Rates are always negotiable depending on occupancy / time of year / no. of nights etc. Please email for details. The owner will accept payment in any currency. A £500 deposit is required on confirmation of booking with remaining balance to be paid 60 days prior to arriving at the villa.

                                                              15 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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