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Large pool in beautiful tropical gardens

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Dovecote Cottage is a former coach-house and stables set amongst the 2.5 acres of tropical gardens surrounding Pollards Mill, one of Barbados' hidden gems. The plantation dates from 1712 and is nestled in a corner of the leafy parish of St. Philip. Also set within the grounds is a stunning 18th century sugar mill. The property hosts a variety of plants and wildlife and any early risers might enjoy watching our resident family of monkeys taking their morning stroll and breakfast!

The Cottage has been lovingly restored to offer luxury self-catering accommodation for 6 people. It boasts a large terrace with furniture, perfect for outside dining or just enjoying the sun and is perfect for that early evening sundowner.

There is a large size pool available for guests use and parking .

French patio doors lead into a stylish living room with a plasma TV.

The dining area, (seating 6) has a pleasing aspect over-looking the mature tropical gardens and views of the countryside.

There is a fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, 4 ring hob, sink, fridge freezer, kettle, toaster and microwave and a window seat.

The large air-conditioned master suite en suite has a spacious luxury SPA shower room double vanities granite tops. The bedroom has fitted wardrobes and has views of the mills tropical gardens.

The second bedroom has built-in wardrobes, with ensuite luxury shower room.

Third bedroom has 2 twin beds and outside door to patio.

The property is approximately a 5 minute drive from Crane Beach and approximately a 10 minute drive from some beautiful secluded bays Ginger bay, Bottom bay, Foul bay to name a few.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Grantley Adams 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Secure parking
Further details outdoors

Use of owners large pool.

Tropical gardens contain a variety of flowers, ferns and coconut trees.

Gardens contain historic Sugar Mill and have sea views.

Further details

Garden shared with owners of the Plantation house.

Gardens occasionally used as an event venue, for example wine tasting or weddings.


The St Philip Parish region

This property is situated on the idyllic and tranquil eastern side of Barbados a short drive to six roads you can find banks, post office, supermarket, gas station and good shopping.

A 5 minute drive will take your to the beaches of Foul Bay and the renowned Crane Bay (one of the top 10 beaches in the world ).


If you want the best beach on the island, then Bottom bay is a 15 minute drive. Take the BBQ with you !

A 10 minutes drive will take you to the popular St Lawrence Gap which is renowned for its thriving night-life, including numerous bars and restaurants.

It might be tranquil on the East coast, but its only a 30 minute drive to Barbados' busy capital, Bridgetown, where you can enjoy a Jolly Roger Day Cruise, visit the Mount Gay Rum Tour and enjoy the Atlantis submarine. and much much more...

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Review 1-5 of 5

8 Aug 2014


"A relaxing holiday on beautiful grounds"

We were looking forward to a lovely family holiday; Sun, sea, lovely food and rest. On arrival, Linda was warm and welcoming. We received complimentary tickets for the crop over festival which took pl… More

Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad that you had a lovely time here and that it fulfilled your expectations. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the Cropover party that was a great experience for you all!! We hope that you will come back to visit us again in the near future.

20 Apr 2014


"Little Oasis"

Although my partner and I have visited Barbados before, this was our first time self-catering. We opted for this since we would be travelling with our 21 month old son and my partners parents, and th… More

Well thank you for that wonderful review and these guests totally understood what Pollards Mill is all about and what we are achieving here. We thoroughly enjoyed having them to stay and it seemed that we were able to cater for all three generations. It was lovely to have a small child here enjoying the delights of the pool and the grounds. As I have said many times Pollards Mill is a perfect place for children and it has certainly been my oasis since I came to live here over 5 years ago. Thank you to Janie, Keith, Lucy, Jack and of course little Sebble and I do hope to see you all again soon.

1 Aug 2013



We did so enjoyed our time at Pollard Mill and we look forward to going back. Linda and Francisco, our hosts were wonderful, welcoming, attentive and very hospitable. I was there with my elderly … More

Having you and your elderly parents to stay was a lovely experience and that I was able to give you a memorable and relaxing holiday whilst helping your parents was great. I loved seeing your mother travelling round the grounds in her mobile chair enjoying all the wild life and the tropical plants. I know to that your father enjoyed walking the grounds and taking photographs. I shall very much look forward to meeting you again.

6 Oct 2012



We very much enjoyed our stay at Dovecote Cottage in St . Philip, Barbados. Linda was a model host who took care of all the details and went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect. The l… More

As the owner of Pollards Mill I was delighted to receive such a lovely review about the property and that they enjoyed their stay here so much. The guest who stayed here has confirmed that Pollards Mill is truly a beautiful place to stay and to visit other areas in Barbados.

28 Feb 2012


"Fabulous accommodation in beautiful location."

This was our third time to Barbados, with our children aged 9, 12 and 14. Swimming, surfing and turtles priorities this year! We had previously rented accommodation on the West coast. We preferred … More

Thank you for such a kind review and it was lovely having your delightful family to stay, I shall look forward to you hopefully coming back to visit beautiful Pollards Mill!!

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  • 4 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:18 Sep 2014

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