The Great House, Christ Church - with Twin Engine Boat and Captain
Description from the manager
The Great House accommodates 16 guests eight in the main house and eight in the four chattel houses. However, an additional four guests may be accommodated for an additional fee.
Consider this a warning: once youve stepped foot into this gated property in Turtle Beach, you might not want to leave. Offering a vast amount of amenities, lush gardens and plenty of space, this is one of our best villas in Barbados for a large group traveling together. Barbados offers a perfect Caribbean getaway thanks to its tranquil waters, vibrant nightlife options and warm climate.
One of the most exciting aspects of staying in this home is that youll have access to its 30-foot pleasure boat, manned by the villas boatman this vessel is available during the day to guests for just the price of fuel. It can be used for waterskiing or wakeboarding or to travel to a neighboring beach. Other amenities include kayaks, a laser sailboat and snorkel gear, though the backyards centerpiece is its large, heated pool, complete with a deck outfitted with cushioned lounge chairs. There are plenty more places to lounge with a drink in hand on a sofa or chair on one of the villas wrap-around covered terraces.
Inside, the airy entrance hall boasts an elegant winding staircase, from here, head towards one of the several reception rooms and sitting areas offering plush sofas in muted colors with lots of throw pillows and access to the terrace (theres also a piano room if youre musically inclined). The fully equipped kitchen offers a range of appliances that range from a tabletop grill to a blender for afternoon cocktails, but let the on-site kitchen staff handle things.
This home can host up to 16 people in its eight bedrooms, as well as an extra four upon request. Four rooms are found in the main home while the remaining suites are located in separate chattel houses. All rooms include Ralph Lauren linens, air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms.
Youll be just steps away from snorkeling and swimming in Mullins Beach, and a five-minute drive to the nearby gym and tennis courts. Meanwhile, its a quick 10-minute walk to the restaurants, sites and shops in historic Speightstown.
Additional Information - House is fully stocked and meals planned with guests on arrival. However notification should be give in respect of any dietary requirements, special requests, alcohol, soft drinks etc prior to arrival.
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Bedroom / Bathroom Description
Bedroom 1- Master King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Balcony, Ceiling Fan
Bedroom 2 2 Double beds, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Balcony, Ceiling Fan
Bedroom 3 King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Balcony, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 4 King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 5 King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 6 2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 7 King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 8 King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Ceiling fan
Additional Bedding 4 Single beds, En-suite bathroom with shower/tub, Air-conditioning, Safe, Telephone, Ceiling fan
iPod docking station
Alarm system linked to a central security company
Child friendly villa
Childrens pool (can be gated)
Staff Services Included:
Full water sports except diving
30' Grady White Boat and boatman (fuel costs not included)
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Activities and excursions
In-villa spa treatment
Child care service
Fuel consumption on the Grady White
Maximum 20 guests
Pets not permitted
Wedding/Social events accepted maximum 130 guests
Private services not included on the rates are payable on-site
American Express cards are not accepted
Posted rates are for up-to 16 guests only Additional charge required for extra guests (Please inquire with one of our Villa Specialist for more details)
Rental car recommended
1 minute walk to Mullins beach
5 minute drive to:
Port St. Charles
10 minute walk to Speightstown and grocery store
10 minute drive to Lone Star Restaurant
20 minute drive to Sandy Lane golf course
45 minute drive to church and hospital
60 minute drive to airport
House is fully stocked and meals planned with guests on arrival. However notification should be give in respect of any dietary requirements, special requests, alcohol, soft drinks etc prior to arrival
Additional amenities include: beach chairs, piano, security system, private chef, chef's assistant, speed boat, beach and pool furniture, manager, tennis equipment, laundress, boatman, golf nearby, alfresco shower, alfresco dining, butler, hairdryer, water skiing equipment, snorkel equipment, gardener, wheelchair accessible....Read more
"wonderful family retreat with outstsanding service."
Left on 01/07/2014 for a stay in January 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 7, 2014Stayed Jan 2014
Coming back to the Great House felt like coming home. We enjoyed the privacy, the wonderful meals at the beautifully set table, the spaciousness and the various places to relax or play. Cressida and her staff were incredibly attentive and helpful.
"Perfect relaxation for a family, with privacy and entertaining a"
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | Corinne .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Jan 2013
We really enjoyed our vacation. The Great House caters to all tastes and ages, offering water sports, a piano, the wonderful bar as a central gathering point and the gazebos for peaceful reading times. it has ample space, but preserves a feeling of a private home. - Corinne K., , Switzerland
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in November 2011 | Yahel .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Nov 2011
Out total experience with Luxury Villas and the Great house inparticular was wonderful. Starting with Ian continuing with Kelly\'s help and most of all the house manager and staff at the great house. The Hospitality, food and attention to small details were excellent!!!!! We couldn\'t wish for a better was to celebrate my Birthday! Thank you!!!! - Yahel S., New York, USA
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in December 2011 | Viveca .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Dec 2011
The Great House lived up to all our expectations. The house was spacious and luxurious, the gardens were beautiful, the staff were excellent and full of information, the food was delicious, and overall there was great attention to detail in all aspects of the service. We had a fantastic time, and with every need catered for we were free to enjoy the island, spend time on the boat, and do whatever we felt like. I would wholeheartedly recommend it! - Viveca S., , UK
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