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Hummingbird House - Large Luxury Villa with Spectacular Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 4 Baths (Sleeps 6-7)

Located on the lower slopes of Mount Nevis, the property benefits from great views yet only 5 minutes drive from the beach. The house is set in arguably one of the nicest private gardens on the island. Lush tropical plants, palm trees and fruit trees with spectacular views 180 degrees across the Caribbean sea and St Kitts.

Extensive accommodation includes on the upper level 3 large bedrooms, all ensuite with imported Spanish marble tiles and jacuzzi baths. The large Great Room features a very well stocked kitchen and extensive seating area with entertainment centre inc Plasma and cable TV. To the rear is a screened verandah where one can relax overlooking the gardens and rain forest and watch the monkeys or hummingbirds!

The best feature of the property is the large screened front verandah with a seating area and dining table which can, if required, seat up to 12 adults. It offers spectacular views of the pool, garden and the Caribbean sea across to St Kitts.

On the lower level the owners have built a family games room which extends the width of the property. This features pool and air hockey tables and a settee which converts to a double bed capable of sleeping 2 people. Adjoining this room is a large ensuite wet room and wc ideal for washing off the sand after a day at the beach.

Hummingbird House is situated in a very small development with no passing traffic. The neighbours are friendly and local professionals.

The nearest beach is only a 5 minute drive away, accessed via either Jessups or Barnes Ghaut villages, whilst supermarkets, Charlestown and airport are only a 10 minute drive away.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to drop a quick note to thank you so very much for letting us enjoy your home in Nevis.

Hummingbird House was wonderful and we fell in love with Nevis and the wonderful people who call it home.

The only draw back is that the time flew so quickly and there was so much more to see, do and enjoy! We never managed to get back to Double Deuces and Mark and Lyndy-so they will be on top of our list next trip. Hummingbird House is pure perfection...again wish we had spent more time there. That kitchen is certainly set up to cook and entertain.Had we not wanted to soak up every beach and garden we certainly could have idled time right there for the eight days. We did enjoy the pool in the evening and that view is incredible.
Dec 2013
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Barnes Ghaut Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Full 4 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Twins can convert to a super king double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Additional sleeping areas: Air conditioned Den/Games Room
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Lower floor games room with en-suite. Pool and Ice Hockey tables, TV and games console. Settee converts into double bed which can accommodate up to two people.


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Hummingbird House - Large Luxury Villa with Spectacular Views
average rating of 4.9607844 based on 53 reviews

The property, the home, the furnishings and supplies is far more than expected..

  • 5 of 5

Our family ranked this home at the top of the list of homes we have stayed in via VRBO and Home Exchange. We own several rental properties in Charleston, SC and have always strived to furnish the homes as if we lived there full time. We picked up a few tips from The Hummingbird House set up and the owner and detail of communication to assure guests are well informed.

The house is located in a convenient location to most every venue of Nevis. And the view is tops.

I could write a book on our stay but for this purpose of VRBO look no further than this home if you are visiting Nevis.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Destination

  • 5 of 5

Our second year at the beautiful Hummingbird House on Nevis and just as memorable as the first. Everything is attended to by the wonderful hosts/owners, Clair & Richard Lax; from taxi service from the airport on St. Kitts to the speedboat ride over to Nevis to a refrigerator stocked with all you'll need for breakfast and even ice cold Carib beer and Ting, the local grapefruit soft drink. It's all arranged and ready for you to enjoy upon arrival. There is a sense of coming home at Hummingbird House - the cabinets are stocked with everything you have at home and maybe even a few additional items! The furniture is comfortable and functional and the large screened porch is ideal for relaxing, reading, entertaining and serving meals in the fresh air. All in all, a wonderful experience. In fact, we've already reserved our next visit in March, 2018!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing place

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Hummingbird House on the Nevis island. Hummingbird House is a very nice large house and you have everything you need in it (really everything). The outside garden is spectacular. We enjoyed everything including the pool, the verandah and the outside deck with the view and the palm tree on the deck. The decoration is very nice. The three rooms and beds are very comfortable. I totally crashed in my bed every night. It is useful to read all the other reviews (they are all good reviews but everyone is adding a little detail that is helpful). The area where Hummingbird House is located is very calm and there is no sound at night. While driving on the island, you will see goats and monkeys. As well, monkeys are regularly coming in the garden of the House.

The owner provides you with suggested places to eat and other useful information and helps you with the transfer from the airport as well as rental car. Although Nevis is a very calm island, there is plenty of very nice place to eat (we loved Mango at the Four Season because of the sea view and the good food). We went to most of the beaches and they are all nice. My husband did kite surfing at Nisbet beach almost everyday with his own equipment. I did snorkeling almost everyday. If you like to buy fish to eat, the fresh fish comes in at Oualie beach every morning. Rita taxi helped us to liaise with the "fish lady". You have to go to L&L duty free shop to get French wines and nespresso cups.

People on the island are very nice and polite. It is a very secure place. In conclusion, very nice island that is not too developped.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nevis Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Hummingbird house exceeded our expectations. It offered beautiful views, homey decor and all the ammenities one could want. It was a wonderful surprise to have all the items we needed for breakfast provided for us. Saving us from rushing out to a grocery store. A really nice touch. This house will be our choice if we ever return to Nevis.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jersey Boy

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to this very well appointed villa ,we will return next year.I have no hesitation In recommending this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Special Place

  • 5 of 5

We loved waking up each morning to watch the shy monkeys and hummingbirds eating "breakfast" in our yard at Hummingbird House. The view is excellent, both of St. Kitts and Mt. Nevis and the house is very comfortable to live in. Nevis is a throwback vacation. It is simple, relaxing and you won't see a stop light anywhere. The owners of this house, Richard and Claire, are wonderful at providing the insights you need, as well, to fully enjoy Nevis. The house has all you need and more. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Vance Amory International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Town Pier
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Four Seasons
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Mangos / Four Seasons
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Paradise beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $659.54

The rates shown above are for up to 4 guests.
For parties of 5 or more, please add on an additional US150 per week.
For parties of 2 deduct US150 per week (exc low season)

Discounts available for couples.
Early booking discounts available. Book now to guarantee booking and avoid disappointment.
Dates Available: Year Round

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.