House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Calabash is a luxury villa on a grand scale spread over two floors and offering really spacious accommodation for parties of up to 8 guests. There are fabulous views of the surrounding hills to the sides of the villa and a spectacular panoramic vista across the Caribbean to the front.
The upper floor of Calabash consists of a large living area and fully fitted kitchen, the master queen bedroom with en-suite shower room' a further queen size bedroom and guest bathroom, and a laundry room. Double doors from the living room lead to a covered external veranda and gallery with dining for 8 and plenty of occasional seating.
There is an external staircase and an internal spiral staircase to the lower floor. Here there is a day room with its own kitchen area, a twin bedroom and a queen size bedroom, both with en-suite shower rooms. The lower floor rooms open on to the large sun deck with swimming pool, plenty of sun loungers, a barbecue and a shower room with WC.
There is private parking for up to 4 cars on the driveway at the rear of the villa and it should be noted that car hire is strongly recommended for stays at Calabash.
Jolly Harbour is just a few minutes drive away from The Palms Jolly Harbour is the largest and finest marina in the Caribbean with superb recreation facilities. A fine 18-hole golf course and a sports centre with tennis courts and a squash court cater for the actively minded, whilst the commercial centre has a wide range of shops, restaurants, bars, and a supermarket to sustain the needs for everyday living. For all its many amenities, Jolly Harbour remains a sophisticated and tranquil setting to while away the holiday hours.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Darkwood 1 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: V C Bird, St John's 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Antigua region
Antigua is the heart and soul of the Caribbean, an exotic tropical island with an abundance of palm-fringed beaches, warm sparkling sea, English-speaking and life-loving locals, a wealth of land and water based activities, a huge choice of delicious international cuisines, and a background soundtrack of calypso and reggae.
The island is about 14 miles long by 11 miles wide and is renowned for its 365 stunning beaches, miles of picturesque coves, its legendary Sailing and Carnival Weeks, a profound love of cricket, cooling trade winds and ample sunshine.
Antigua is the perfect destination for sun-worshippers, water sports enthusiasts, golfers, and food-lovers.
Antigua has a rich history and heritage and this is reflected in its architecture and customs. The restored Nelson's Dockyard at English Harbour is a prime example of this and sugar mills and plantation houses dot the island. Inland towards the southwest is an unspoiled rainforest interspersed with picturesque villages, and the view from Shirley Heights is one of the Caribbean's greatest.
The Palms is a new luxury villa development set on a wooded hillside in a delightful valley setting with fabulous views over the very scenic Darkwood Beach, one of the most photographed beaches in the Caribbean. Still unspoilt, with the island of Montserrat in the distance, it has a good local beach bar and restaurant with beds and shade. The location is peaceful and serene, yet is only minutes away from Jolly Harbour and several other bars, restaurants and adjoining beaches.
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