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Silk Cotton House - Colonial style villa with stunning views and pool – Home 6403598 Villa

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Silk Cotton House - Colonial style villa with stunning views and pool – Home 6403598

  • Villa
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay

Excellent Excellent – based on 18 reviews

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Villa / 4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Imagine yourself in the early evening, sundowner in hand as you relax and watch the fireball sun kissing the horizon between the islands of Redonda and Nevis. The sky is cloudless. Is this a night for the fabled green flash?

Silk Cotton Villa enjoys a fabulous location and offers stunning panoramic views over Dickenson Bay, Runaway Bay and the Caribbean Sea.

This very impressive property offers ideal accommodation for a family holiday (Sleeping 8) . Built on two levels, the upper level offers a fully equipped kitchen, lounge, dining room and two bedrooms and a house bathroom and the lower level 2 further large bedrooms, one en-suite, a laundry room and a cool seating area, ideal of those wishing to enjoy a little peace and quiet.

Both levels have large covered galleries on which you are able to enjoy “al fresco dining,” or an evening cocktail to watch the spectacular sunset.

Outside there is a large 5ft deep infinity edge pool which has open decking on three sides to enjoy the sunshine. A gazebo offers shade by which to enjoy a meal or a refreshing drink or a quiet place to sit to read or to merely enjoy the view

Silk Cotton House benefits from the cooling sea breezes and also offers ceiling fans in every room.

It offers privacy, peace and tranquility for your total relaxation, yet is less than 5 minutes away from Dickenson Bay one of Antigua's most famous beaches offering dingy sailing, jet skis, snorkeling and horseback riding by day and for night owls bars restaurants and even a nightclub.

The nearby “Village Walk” offers Cafes, shops, banking facilities and adjacent to it is an 8-screen multiplex cinema showing the latest films.

St Johns', the capital, is only 6 minutes away and two large supermarkets are very close by.

For golf lovers the Island's premier course at Cedar Valley is 5 minutes drive away. Club hire and buggies are available.

For cricket lovers the Antigua Recreation Ground is 7 minutes drive away and the Sir Vivienne Richards Stadium some 20 minutes drive.

The villa is only a 15 minute drive from V C Bird Airport.

Wi-fi, a welcome pack, gardener, pool maintenance, mid week housekeeping service and the services of our villa manager are included.

On arrival at the villa you will be met by our villa manager who will go through the villa with you and give you some useful pointers regarding the Island and the booking of local attractions.

We can arrange, at your request:

Airport Transfer - recommended.

Hire car delivered either to the airport or the villa - essential. Supplied by Sunny Rentals Ltd. Please check their website and contact Iris.

Full housekeeping service.

Cot and high chair.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: King Bed
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed Single Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A Car is essential when booking this property and provides the most convenient way to see the Island. We recommend Sunny Rentals Limited who offer a very reliable service. There contact details will be given before arrival.

Interaction with guest

As owners who live in the UK, you will be in email and telephone contact at all times during your stay, but whilst you are on Island our Property Manager will be meet you at the Property for your Welcome Briefing and hand over the keys and alarm instructions to you and she will be available at all times to assist you throughout your stay. As soon as you make an enquiry regarding this property I will be available to assist you in organising your trip, giving you tips about the Island, the best restaurants, bars and beaches and I can arrange a grocery shop for you before your arrival. A taxi from the Airport can be arranged and a recommendation may be made for Hire Car. I and my Property Manager will be here to help your trip go well.


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Damage deposit: £750.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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House rules

No parties allowed
No hen or stag parties

House rules are on display in the villa and will be pointed out by Villa Manager.


About the owner

Gillian Forster G.
Average reply time:
1 hour 3 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
22 May 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Villa has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Apr 2015. Located in Antigua, it has 18 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £2200 to £4000.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 22 May 2019.


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Guest reviews

18 reviews

Very Good

“Perfect accommodation with spectacular views”

Reviewed 6 Mar 2019

The villa is perched high on a hillside overlooking the west coast of the beautiful island of Antigua. Views from the veranda and swimming pool area are simply stunning, with a grandstand view of the spectacular sunset around 6:00pm every day! We were 4 independent travellers, so the 4 bedrooms and spacious interior were perfect for us. A well-equipped kitchen and plentiful supply of towels for sunbathing made our relaxing "pool" days extremely enjoyable! There is a nice restaurant called Stella's around 15 minutes walk away, but as we hired a car (which I would strongly recommend to get the best out of the island) we also drove to several other lovely restaurants only a few minutes away. The island capital of St Johns is a pleasant 45 minute stroll from the villa should you want a break from driving! We would also recommend the day trip to Montserrat from St Johns with Jenny's Travel, which was very good value, albeit a long day (not helped by the chaotic immigration procedure at St Johns)! Our fortnight at Silk Cotton House felt like 6 months, and it was a bind to pack our suitcases and leave.

Owner's reply: Hi Julian Many thanks for your kind review. Delighted that you had a good trip.

“Perfect! Ticked all the boxes and more!”

Reviewed 18 Jan 2018

Just returned from a great week in Antigua and loved every minute. Silk Cotton House is perfect and has everything - the infinity pool, the huge deep balcony with it’s amazing views, particularly of the sunsets and the light breeze that kept us cool. The house is also very comfortable and well equipped Right from making the booking through to leaving everything was so easy. Thanks to the owners who were very thorough and so helpful, Michelle the Property Manager was also a great help and always available if we needed her and Iris at Sunny Rentals also made the car hire easy and painless! We explored Antigua and were out and about but it was always a lovely feeling to get back to the house to just relax, swim and chill. I would definitely go back - the sooner, the better!

“A wonderful infinity pool with great views over Runaway and Dickinson Bays”

Reviewed 7 Dec 2017

We had a fantastic family holiday relaxing at this wonderfully appointed villa and exploring Antigua. The house has great facilities for a very comfortable family holiday. The infinity pool is a delight to relax in either on a 'chilled house day' or after a day out visiting Antigua's many attractions or beaches. The views from the pool and the verandas are stunning and the sunsets are a joy. A firm favourite for me was the humming birds by the pool.

“Impressive villa with stunning views”

Reviewed 13 May 2017

We have just returned from a fabulous holiday at Silk Cotton House. The villa owner was extremely responsive from the outset and clearly has considered everything to ensure guests have a comfortable stay.The villa enjoys sensational views of the sea and amazing sunsets. We enjoyed relaxing and reading by the pool and sitting on the veranda. It is well equipped, very clean and and the beds were comfortable. Michelle, the Property Manager was very helpful and Sunny Rentals also looked us during our stay. We recommend exploring the beaches at Dickenson Bay and on the west coast. Coconut Grove was a particular favourite restaurant close by. Having 2 Supermarkets in such close proximity was a great convenience. Lizards and Bananaquits and Tree frogs are all part of the Caribbean experience too. We look forward to another holiday adventure in the not too distant future.

Owner's reply: Thank you very much for an excellent review. You are most welcome to visit Silk Cotton House any time!

“Perfect for a very chilled out holiday”

Reviewed 15 Feb 2017

Stunning views, amazing sunset, all amenities within 5 mins car ride. Dickinson Bay very close. Villa furnished to a very high spec and well maintained including pool. A very relaxing and chilled out stay. Would definitely recommend this property.

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