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Beautiful Gated 3 bedroom private home in St James Barbados maid service

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Private house in gated community sleeps 6. 3 bedrooms 3 bath. private garden

The house has 1 super sized king bedroom with a balcony and built in safe,there is an en suite with a a large walk in shower. Bedroom 2 has a king sized bed. Bedroom 3 has twin beds.There is a shared bathroom and a ground floor WC. The living room has TV satellite, wifi and a large open air dining with seating for 6. The kitchen has large fridge freezer, oven hob, kettle Nespresso machine and toaster. The house is air conditioned with overhead room fans. The garden is very private with its own plunge pool. There is also a communal pool with sun loungers very close to the house which is ideal for children. The beach is literally over the road at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion hotel with 4 private sunbeds for guests. There are 10 houses in Turtle View which are surrounded by Bajan plantation, the houses are in a gated community and can only be accessed with a fob so therefore it is very safe. If you hire a car there is a private car park within the gated community. The house sleeps six and we also have a cot available. We offer maid service.


Owner
Kimberley Herity
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2017

About Kimberley Herity

I am English and my husband is Irish, we have 3 children aged 20,21,23. We divide our time between England and southern Spain which is now our main home. My husband spends most of his time on the phone selling big machines that crush rock. I spend most of my time looking after him, which is a full time job. We have two lovely dogs a chocolate lab and a very spoilt maltese terrier called Bella.

Kimberley Herity purchased this house in 2014

Why Kimberley Herity chose Porters

My husband and I have holidayed in Barbados for many years we love the west coast in particular. We have always stayed in hotels and have had fabulous holidays never wanting to leave. Our three children love to come also and after years of spending enormous sums of money in hotels we decided to buy. Turtle View was perfect. We looked at many places but the location of Turtle view with its proximity to the beach and all the facilities was hard to beat.We also liked the fact that the houses are gated and the security is excellent. We would love to spend weeks and weeks in Barbados but unfortunately my husband is very busy in his business therefore we would like other people to enjoy our house whilst we cant. We love the beach and we decided to join the beach club at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion which means we have four sun loungers that our guests can use all year long.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with our home in Barbados because of its location. We also liked that the people that had sold the land for Turtle View still live down the road and personally look after the houses and gardens as if they were there own.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Porters in Saint James

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is an ensuite bathroom for the master bedroom. There is a main family bathroom. Downstairs there is a WC guest bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , A cot can be provided
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • One master bedroom with king size bed, en suite with large walk in shower. One double bedroom. One twin bedroom. All bedrooms have air conditioning and overhead ceiling fans.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Gated 3 bedroom private home in St James Barbados maid service
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

Fantastic Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from 17 nights at Turtle View No 1. The house was wonderful and the description on homeaway very accurate. The gardens are very well kept and we enjoyed many afternoons at the pool with our neighbors. The housekeeper kept the house spotless and we very much enjoyed driving from and to the airport with the wonderful driving service that the owner Kimberley organized for us. With the new and improved Massy supermarket just a few minutes away it was very easy to stock up on groceries. Holetown is just full of fabulous restaurants and bars. No. 1 has a Fairmont beach club membership. For us this was one of the main reasons for picking this particular house. The easy beach access and the convenience of being able to stay at the beach club really made all the difference. The owner Kimberley was lovely to communicate with and gladly answered our many questions during the booking process. All in all this was our best Barbados vacation so far and we can’t wait to return. Thanks Kimberley and Iain for sharing your beautiful house with us. Mariam

  • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Mariam for your wonderful review. It's so helpful for potential guests to read, and also for me to see that everything is functioning so well at the house and that you had a fantastic holiday. I hope you and your family will use our house in the future, best wishes Iain & Kimberley Herity
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A great experience

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful facilities.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your you're kind review. I'm delighted you enjoyed our home.
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5

A Heavenly Holiday

  • 5 of 5

I am finding it hard not to write a stupidly long review as we had such a good time! This house is in a great location, an easy walk from the beach and the absolutely gorgeous Lonestar restaurant (seriously amazing cocktails as well as breakfast/lunch/dinner). The Fairmont beach club access was a huge bonus too - they have sunbeds and a great restaurant which is set back off the sand in the shade which was great for us as we had an 8 month old baby who wanted to eat sand all the time. Buses to Holetown are cheap and easy and fun and Massy's supermarket offers a free shuttle ride home if you have a lot of shopping. Like others before us have said the house itself is great, in good condition, perfectly clean on arrival, nicely decorated etc. with spacious airconditioned bedrooms and fantastic bathrooms (I am very fussy about bathrooms)! The communal pool is right outside the door and we spent loads of time there - it was always delightful. It was very tranquil on the private terrace apart from some dogs barking every evening. Take a few provisions and/or ask Kimberley to arrange for some to be there on arrival otherwise you will have nothing at all to eat and there are no shops within walking distance. We found food expensive (apart from rice and rum!) but it's really easy to get what you want. Barbados is a wonderful place! We have never been before and fell for it completely. The weather was amazing and the welcome even better. All in all, we would certainly go back. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a wonderful unprompted review. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our house and the west coast of Barbados as much as we do . We are very lucky that our house is located in such a central and perfect location in order to enjoy the very best of the west coast. We are so happy that you have seen and experienced what we do each time we go and the wonderful response of the local Bajans who are so friendly and welcoming. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and enabling other guests to hear your experience.
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This villa is simply lovely. No surprises, it looks exactly as advertised. We stayed here for two weeks last year. The rooms are all spacious and there's air conditioning upstairs. The master suite is beautiful and we loved our morning coffee on the veranda.

The air conditioning in one of the rooms broke and Iain and Kimberly were swift to sort it out. The communal pool was always ours and we never saw anyone else there. It was the warmest, cleanest pool. The splash pool was bigger than the photos show and the kids loved it. The cleaner came once and cleaned for hours- the place was spotless after. It was nice to have a garden of our own- it felt like a home from home. The buses pass the end of the street and are easy to use. The beach is across the road and down a walkway. You need passes to get in which made it feel exclusive, (provided by Iain and Kimberley.) The beach was always quiet with good water sports. One thing I was worried about with young children is that all the reviews said no lifeguards in Barbados. But the beach near the villa had security and a life guard & tower. It made us feel safe, although the beach was always calm and clear so I needn't have worried.

There's a gated car park if you do hire a car. We will definitely be returning and plan to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a wonderful review, we always put ourselves in our guests situation and if anything breaks or isn't working we try our best to resolve the problem as quickly as possible so as not to spoil anybody's holiday. Iain and I are always delighted to hear that people enjoy our house and Barbados as much as we do.
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5

The most perfect villa for us !

  • 5 of 5

We had a truly magical, memorable holiday whilst staying at Porters. The villa is perfectly located for the beach, main road leading to all the sights and of course the wonderful "Lone Star Restaurant" only a 5 min walk away. The Royal Fairmont Beach club access was perfect , we were able to use the loungers & umbrellas ( free) , water sports ( extra cost) and theres a restaurant which was ideal. The villa is exactly as described, modern, beautifully designed and the pool is ideally located. We will be definitely returning to Porters very soon. Thank you so much Kimberley for being so helpful throughout the entire process. Very best wishes Charlotte

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Im so delighted that you and your family had a wonderful holiday and enjoyed our house as much as we do. I look forward to you enjoying the house again in the future.
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5

Perfect stay in Barbados

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from 2 weeks in Barbados where we stayed at this private property in Porters on the west coast. It was perfect...We have been going to Barbados for many years and tried many different hotels and occasionally a private house or apartment. This was by far the best accommodation we have stayed in. Great location...quiet gated community, 3 bedrooms with fans and air con, modern and comfortable with all mod cons. Also very conveniently situated for the beach and the use of the Fairmont Royal Pavilion Beach Club is a real bonus. We did everything from fish-fry at Oistins to the incomparable Cliff restaurant not to mention the camp cabaret at Ragamuffins on a Sunday night in Holetown it was fabulous. We also rented a car and drove across the island to Bathsheba on the East coast and marvelled at the huge Atlantic waves that roll in...followed by a glorious afternoon at the races up at the Garrison Savannah. We really had the best time and the house was a great base from which to explore and enjoy the island.

The listing was totally accurate, the property was clean and well maintained and the owner provided great customer service with the property manager Maureen there to meet and greet us and was always on hand (via telephone) for any problem solving that needed to be done...except there were NO problems to solve!!! I would totally recommend this property to friends and relatives and look forward to returning there very soon. Andy & Jo Morahan

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
33 Kilometres
Grantley Adams International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
JuJu,s Beach Bar
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
The Fairmont Royal Pavillion Hotel St James Beach
Car: not necessary

Turtle View is in an Ideal location for all the attractions of St James. There are numerous wonderful renowned restaurants on the west coast including the famous Cliff and Lone star which is just 5 minutes by foot up the Road. We are very fortunate enough to have four private beach sunbeds for our guests at the Royal Pavilion hotel which is literally just over the Road. The west coast of Barbados has 7 miles of golden sand and crystal clear Caribbean sea. There is excellent snorkeling and water sports available, you can also swim with the large turtles that frequent Payne's Bay. There is excellent shopping at Lime Grove including an array of designer shops cocktail bars and restaurants. If you are a golfer you will be spoiled at the choice of world class courses including the famous Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland both being within very short distance. The capitol Bridgetown is 8 miles away by car and definitely wort a visit. Polo is very popular in Barbados and you will often see notices for afternoon polo matches. Port St Charles is a luxury development of apartments and houses and has a lovely marina, this is a lovely place to visit and have lunch. The famous Sandy lane is only moments away where you can call in for afternoon tea or Sunday lunch, its always best to make a reservation. The biggest attraction for us in Barbados is the people. They are so friendly and always happy to please. They genuinely embrace tourists and you will always feel so welcome its hard to leave.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Porters, Barbados

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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