Located seven miles West of Montego Bay, Jamaica, this 5 acre, 6,000 square foot vacation estate looks across the blue Caribbean Sea to the vibrant city of Montego Bay. The Jamaican setting is truly breathtaking: five acres of lushly landscaped grounds adorned by an abundance of palm trees, bougainvillea and hibiscus.
At night, the view changes from the blue water to the to the glistening lights over the ocean from nearby Montego Bay.
A large private pool surrounded by low hedge and with an exquisite view of the ocean. A wet bar affords the ultimate in casual relaxing poolside. Summertime is a private haven of comfort and luxury on a lush green hillside over the sea.
This spacious Colonial manor was renovated recently with Laura Ashley fabrics, soft pastel wall colors, new art, new bathrooms and a new kitchen. The expansive living area opens to the covered dining terrace, sitting area and wet bar. Just beyond are the open terrace and private pool.
The villa is built on two levels and four of the bedrooms and the study (which may accommodate additional guests) are located on the first floor. Upstairs are the other two bedrooms.
Summertime can accommodate up to thirteen people, either as a single group, or up to 3 smaller groups. The sleeping areas are set up so that there are two bedrooms each in the main house as well as the East and West wings. East and West Wing bedrooms open onto the pool terrace.
All of the bedrooms are air-conditioned, have TV's, DVD's, VCR's and CD players.
Summertime is one of the best equipped homes for families in terms of available on-site recreational activities. The villa boasts a large private swimming pool complete with poolside wet bar. For children, there is a sandbox with wading pool, sand toys and umbrellas for shade (24' long by 12' wide).
The home has a private tennis court. Additionally, there is an air-conditioned fitness room complete with a treadmill, Total Gym 1500 bike, weight training machine, stair stepper, stationary bike, TV and DVD player.
Outdoor activities include ping pong, croquet, horseshoes and darts. Additionally there is volleyball 30' x 60, badminton 20' x 44' and a new regulation size half basketball court at 50' wide by 57' long. The latest addition is the 17' x 132' 4 hole putting green.
The villa, also, boats a Sony Play station 2, video games and a sound system. Wireless internet access is available as well (bring your laptop).
Included in the rental rate of the villa is a complimentary full time private driver and air-conditioned van for excursions to the beach, etc.(available for minimum of 6 night stay).
Additionally, the villa boasts The Tryall Club membership. The Tryall Club, the excellent 2200-acre golf course which has been home to the Johnnie Walker Open and other PGA opens, is only six miles West. Tyrall's eighteen seaside fairways make it one of the world's most beautiful golf courses. The Tryall Club membership provides the following amenities:
Complimentary: beach, tennis, gym, pool, Kid's Club, non-motorized water sports, Internet room, art gallery, jogging trail, afternoon tea & Manager's Cocktail Party.
For various fees: golf, tennis lessons, Happy Hour, hair salon & spa, bars & restaurants, cigar & jewelry shop, motorized water sports, beach parties Mon-Wed-Fri
Tryall is a private club whose members may use most Club facilities at no charge with the exception of golf, food and beverage, and spa services. Complimentary amenities include the beach, most water sports, tennis, the excellent gym, the Hummingbird Kids Club, Great House afternoon tea, the Manager's Cocktail Party and various special events.
The Tryall Club requires all villa guests to become members during their stay via a Temporary Membership Fee of US$100 per week for each guest 18 or older, or US$20 per day per person for stays of less than 7 days.
Summertime, may also, be rented at a discounted rate without the Tryall membership. The discounted rate is $500 per week off the published rates. While the villa is available for this discounted rate without the Tryall Membership the owner still will provide on a complementary basis 3 individual days of exploring the best beaches in Negril, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. Serving you during your journey from the bar on the van stocked with your favorite refreshments of hot and cold picnic lunch and ho d'oeuvres all will be readily available to you when the van is parked alongside the beautiful beach or waterfalls you choose to visit. The driver, the air-conditioned van and your own cook or butler is provided for these trips and included in the discounted rate. For groups over 10 guests, a 15 pax. bus is provided providing plenty of room for a comfortable adventure. Please note that even with the $500 discounted rate, a full time driver is still included in the rate as well as the special 3 excursions to beaches/waterfalls all over the island.
To fully complement such a fabulous home, Summertime includes the full services of a full staff to include an outstanding cook, assistant chef, butler, housekeepers, laundress and gardener. Delicious home-cooked meals prepared by the Summertime cook are served on Royal Worcester china on the open-air poolside verandah. On moonlit nights, meals may be enjoyed on the terrace just beyond the pool overlooking the lights of Montego Bay in the distance.
Summertime is a delightful home and represents an excellent choice and value for large families and groups! Highly recommended!
King bed and French doors that open to the rooftop and ocean view. Very spacious suite with en-suite bathroom with tub and a separate walk in shower. There is sufficient room in this suite for cribs or cots for children.
Two twin beds or king at guest's option with French doors leading to the rooftop and ocean view. En-suite bathroom with shower.
Pink Room West Wing:
Two twin beds or king at guest's option with a porch complete with hammocks and opens to the pool terrace as well. En-suite bathroom with tub/shower combination.
Green Room West Wing:
Double bed and opens to west porch and hammock. Private bathroom with wheelchair accessible shower and bathroom seat.
Yellow Room East Wing:
Two twin beds or king at guest's option and opens to the pool terrace. En-suite bathroom with tub shower combination. There is a connecting door from this room to the Lavender Room.
Lavender Room East Wing:
Two twin beds or king at guest's option, has a connecting door to the Yellow Room and opens to the pool terrace as well. En-suite bathroom with tub/shower.
Study West Wing:
The study shares the West Wing with the Green Room. It has a twin sized sleigh bed and a small porch and shares a hall bathroom with the Green Room. It's an ideal arrangement for a child of parents in the Green Room. Air-conditioned. A second twin bed may be added upon request.
Additional amenities include: cd player, lawn bowling, horseshoes, bath tub, coffee maker, 2 high-chairs, sony playstation, basketball, tryall resort, 2 cribs, airport transfers, views, ac bedrooms, badminton, ping-pong, shower, iron/ironing board, pool toys, ice maker, volleyball, golf, wet bar, darts, tennis court, hammock, croquet....Read more
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