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Historic Plantation House in Beautiful Tropical Garden Setting

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Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Sep-2016
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Barbadian "Great House" with charm, seclusion and unique history for that very special holiday. Landscaped grounds with mature trees, tropical plants and sweeping lawns, private swimming pool. Very spacious period plantation house with 2 en-suite bedrooms, twin room (all a/c) and split-level room (fan). Terrace and feature dining room, impressive collection of local paintings, relaxing lounge. ideal base to explore Barbados. Wifi, gym, games room/ bar.

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About the Owner

Marcus Morris
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2016

About Marcus Morris

I bought Golden Grove for vacations for family and friends. I knew nothing about its history and was amazed to discover the many features of its past, from geology to archaeology to recorded history. This is now well-researched and can be viewed on our website.

Marcus Morris purchased this chateau / country house in 2001

Why Marcus Morris chose Barbados

My daughter was married in Barbados in 2005 and lived at Golden Grove until returning to England in 2008.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Golden Grove is a very relaxing environment which I still enjoy on trips to Barbados. My aim is to preserve a unique part of the gentility of a prior age for visitors to enjoy today.

1 Reviews

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(1 traveller reviews)

5

Something very different, a very special find

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful old plantation house with bags of character, the rooms are large and airy and decorated beautiful. A grand four poster bed is used in the master bedroom, you can take a shower and look out over the rolling hills and country side. The whole house is like a story in an old novel. The gardens are one of its finest features. They are kept beautifully by a really lovely pair of gardeners. The gardens them selves remind me heavily of the legendary children's story, The secret garden. This place is truly magical, you will love it. A car is needed as St Philip is situated in a farming area that is around a 10 minute drive to beachs and shops. This is a holiday our family, especially our children will remember forever. One last thing to mention is the wonderful full size pool, it's devine.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review says it all. Golden Grove is indeed a very different holiday destination- for a special occasion. I was so glad this family of 3 generations could spend their Christmas at Golden Grove and that our staff could make their stay truly memorable.Owners Direct allows you to communicate beforehand so we could find out a little about what this group wanted and give some tips of how the holiday can work really well. We could, for example, arrange car hire which is essential for this secluded spot. We hope to welcome them back some time to enjoy again our historic fairy tale in this fascinating part of Barbados.
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From the Owner

My daughter was married in Barbados in 2005 and lived at Golden Grove until returning to England in 2008.

Prices and Availability

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4 night minimum stay
£2,150
for 4 nights
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£538
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000
Tax Rate 7.5%

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Facilities

From the Owner

Golden Grove is a very relaxing environment which I still enjoy on trips to Barbados. My aim is to preserve a unique part of the gentility of a prior age for visitors to enjoy today.

Property Type

  • chateau / country house

Theme

  • Historic

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, en-suite to master bedroom
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, en-suite to bedroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, a/c; en-suite; historical features
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, ac; balcony; en-suite; historical features
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, designed for children; a/c; historical features
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, split-level; fans; extra beds can be added

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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