Townhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This fantastic 3 bedroom townhouse is the ideal holiday accommodation for any family, group of golfers or couple looking for a luxury relaxing break on the beautiful west coast of Barbados. Distributed over two levels, accommodation comprises of 3 large double air conditioned bedrooms, one of which features an en-suite bathroom, separate dressing area and private terrace overlooking the pool which is ideal for spending lazy days relaxing in the sunshine. There is a large family bathroom servicing the remaining two guest bedrooms and a guest toilet downstairs. The open plan lounge has been divided into 3 areas: a sitting area, television area and dining area with access onto a rear private terrace which is frequently visited by the local monkeys in search of fruit from the mango trees. The kitchen is fully equipped for your stay with an excellent selection of electrical kitchen appliances. The house is accessed by a charming entrance room with a front decked area complete with a large barbeque which is ideal for al fresco dining. The Mango court development features a large communal swimming pool with two external showers and there are numerous sun loungers situated next to the pool for sunbathing. This secure development is accessed through an electric gate and there is an allocated parking space for the house directly in front of the entrance. Further features include Satellite television and WIFI throughout.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Glitter bay 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Grantly Adams 28 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|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
There is a reserved space directly outside the secure gate for parking.
A welcome pack can be organised at an additional cost upon request ***
A maid can be organised at an additional cost of BDS$ 15 per hour.
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
The St James Parish region
Barbados is divided into 11 parishes: Christ Church, Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint James, Saint John, Saint Joseph, Saint Lucy, Saint Michael, Saint Peter, Saint Philip and Saint Thomas.
The parish of Saint James is an area located in the western central part of the country, increasingly becoming known as the playground of the rich and famous, and a haven for sun-starved tourists. In local colloquium, St. James was known as the "Gold Coast", but due to its ongoing popularity it is now referred to as the "Platinum Coast", reflective of the parishes many glitzy beach-front mansions, pristine beaches, luxury hotels and consistently high land prices. The parish also has great historic significance, as it was here that the first British settlers landed in 1625.
Coral reefs fringe the west coast shoreline to provide excellent snorkeling and Scuba Diving opportunities and the capital city and main shopping center of Bridgetown are an intriguing blend of Euro-bbean. Wooden fishing boats painted in the national colors of blue and yellow anchor in the shadow of large medieval-looking government buildings.
Something of a time warp, Bridgetown is very much a Caribbean island. Flying fish, one of the national symbols, are eaten in restaurants like hamburgers and afternoon tea is served, even on the beaches. St. James is the perfect base for anybody wishing to visit the island and discover the enchanting delights which Barbados has to offer.
Area: 21 miles long and 14 miles wide, with almost 800 miles of hard surface road.
Population: About 280,000 people, making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world.
Language: English. No other European culture ever gained a foothold here. The country has been referred to as "Little England."
Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time, one hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
The house is situated within just a few minutes walk of some of Barbados' most beautiful beaches featuring a fantastic selection of beach clubs offering the finest in beach cuisine, rum cocktails and a wide variety of water sports including sailing, scuba diving, surfing and kayaking amongst numerous others. The crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches are the idyllic setting for any family holiday.
Only a few minutes drive from Porters is the newly built exclusive Lime Grove Shopping centre which has a wide variety of designer boutiques such as Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren and an exquisite selection of fine dining restaurants. The centre also features a fantastic state of the art Cinema offering at least three screenings per day of the newest releases in English.
There are numerous traditional shattle houses in the area, which are ideal for spending an afternoon wondering round where visitors can purchase an excellent selection of handcrafted local goods. Every Sunday there is a quaint farmer's market with various stalls selling a wide range of local organic produce.
For those members of the family looking for some action, there are numerous golf courses in the area including the renowned Sandy lane and Royal Westmoreland Golf courses. There is also a fantastic Polo field at Holder's Hill where tournaments are held frequently and which have become a popular social gathering for many.