A charming 2 bed cottage located in the heart of a traditional Barbadian village. Outside is a large garden with lots of shady mature trees.Ideal for those who prefer the laid back life and wish to sample real village life.Ideal for longer stays as really is a home from home. Only 100 yards from authentic local restaurant (Marshall's) and close to local pizzeria and superstore (Shopsmart). It is an ideal location for those who wish to explore further afield.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Paynes Bay 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Grantley Adams (known as Bridgetown) 14 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Two double bedrooms,complete with ample storage. A spacious lounge diner, with comfortable seating, and tv leading to verandah area. Dining area sits four. Fully equipped kitchen with large oven. Bathroom with shower ( no tub)and utility area with large top loading washing machine.Kitchen leads to rear gardens which are private and not overlooked.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a mature garden to the front of the house.A mature orchard with fruit trees to the side and a secluded fenced back garden. There is always a shady area in which to sit or sling the hammock and relax in style. There are tennis courts at the top of the street and the property is very close to Sandy Lane golf course and Holders Hill polo club. ideal for the Holders Hill Music / Theatre Festival
This property is a family home used by owners on a regular basis and comes with 2 resident cats (who live outside and are fed by the caretaker] and is therefore not suitable for those who dislike cats.
St. James is located in the west coast of Barbados. There are many fine dining restaurants, as well as some good value local eateries and duty free shops. The coast is known as the Platinum coast and boasts fine white sand and gentle sloping beaches into the warm Caribbean Sea.
The main town in St. James is Holetown,the third largest town on the island historically of great importance and the first settlement area in Barbados in 1627.The original St. James Parish Church, was built in 1628 and rebuilt in 1789 after the original was destroyed by a hurricane.
Just north of Holetown is Folkestone Marine Park, which is excellent for snorkeling, diving or a trip in a glass bottom boat or a trip diving with turtles
There is lots of duty free shopping available as the town has three shopping malls - Sunset Crest, Chattel House Village and the West Coast Mall selling designer clothes, tourist souvenirs and luxury items. Shopsmart is a supermarket/superstore only 5 minutes walk from the property and there are several food outlets in Holetown
There are some excellent world famous restaurants in Barbados, many of them in St james as well as lots of coffee shops and relaxed bars most of them beachfront. There is a variety of nightlife centred around local hotels and bars. Many bars and hotels have pools that are open to patrons as well as residents,
Polo field is found at Holders House, which is also located in St. James. In addition Holders House hosts an annual event called the Holders Season, where they transform the grounds in to a wonderful stage for theater, music and the arts. This runs for a month from February to March each year. There is a tennis court at end of street and the Holetown Festival is held every Feb/March. beside the tennis court there is a cricket field and basketball court and you may catch a game of local cricket or football. Marshalls bar is an ideal place for a cool drink, chat to locals and enjoy some excellent local dishes at very reasonable prices.