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Apartment with Pool set In 70 Acres Of Beautifully Lush Tropical Gardens

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Nov-2016
Apartment in Rockley Golf and Country Club, Christchurch, Barbados, Caribbean - Peaceful Front Line Golf Location, With Pool And Complimentary Golf

Orange Hill is a beautifully appointed 1st floor apartment with a spacious sunny verandah overlooking the 2nd fairway of Rockley Golf and Country Club. Adjacent to the property there is a calm and peaceful swimming pool for exclusive use of owners and their guests. It is a 15 minute walk from Accra beach which offers soft white sand and crystal clear waters. Nearby is the famous St. Lawrence Gap offering vibrant nightlife and entertainment in its bars and restaurants. Duty free shops, banks and supermarkets are within walking distance. Rockley is a challenging 9 hole par 35 course. One guest is entitled to complimentary membership throughout their stay. There are also 4 floodlit tennis courts and an informal restaurant, Birdies, situated within the peaceful grounds. The apartment comprises 2 spacious bedrooms and a living room all with A/C and all opening out onto the verandah with views of the golf course. There is a ceiling fan in each bedroom and in the lounge.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello. My name is Kathryn and I am married to Colin and we have 2 children. I lived in Barbados in my early teens and went to Queens College and loved the island. In the '90s we went back to Barbados as a family for holidays a number of times and stayed in Rockley. Again we loved every minute of it and so bought our beautiful apartment so we could spend more time here. We stay there frequently and love the apartment, its peaceful location and the island life. We have now decided to let it out and hope that our guests will enjoy their stay as much as we do.

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7 Reviews

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based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

A relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a great stay here after a couple of hectic months at work and it really was the perfect tonic! The en suite bedrooms are spacious and both lead on to the sizeable veranda, with its great views over the golf course (and its varied wildlife!) making it a perfect area to relax, either over a leisurely breakfast or with a drink in the evening. The main living room benefits from a nice through breeze and the kitchen suited all of our needs, although on most evenings we ate at one of the numerous nearby restaurants in either St. Lawrence Gap or around Accra Beach.

The pool, which is for the exclusive use of Orange Hill guests, is no more than a few metres from the front door and is a great alternative to the excellent nearby beaches if you really are feeling (incredibly) lazy!

The apartment was clean and tidy as one would expect and really provided a great base for us to relax for the week, while the owners were happy to answer our queries in the lead up to our stay. Thanks so much for a great break that delivered everything as promised!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed it and found it a relaxing contrast to your hectic life style. It is in a very peaceful location! Kathryn and Colin
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5

Wonderful Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in March of this year and wouldn't hesitate to recommend both the apartment and the area. The apartment overlooks the golf course and the balcony is vast giving great views across Rockley. It was bliss to sit there in the evening with a rum or two! Being able to wander down to the pool within seconds or across to the clubhouse for dinner in just a few minutes was an added bonus. The bedrooms were very sizeable and the apartment was cool, clean and very bright. We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in our apartment. It's good to know that other people enjoy it as much as we do! We look forward to welcoming you back. Kathryn and Colin
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5

Beautiful Relaxing Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in March of this year and wouldn't hesitate to recommend both the apartment and the area. The apartment overlooks the golf course and the balcony is vast, giving great views across Rockley. It was bliss to sit there in the evening with a rum or two! Being able to wander down to the pool within seconds or across to the clubhouse for dinner in just a few minutes was an added bonus. The bedrooms were very sizeable and the apartment was cool, clean and very bright. We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay here in mid March. We have been to Barbados before and stayed in a hotel at nearby Accra beach but this was much more preferable, with its great views over the golf course and extremely tranquil setting. Accra beach itself is actually just a leisurely 10 minute walk away and we treated ourselves to a couple of long days by the sea when we first arrived to “acclimatise”! We were even able to have a nice meal and a few drinks at the golf club on the first night to shake off the jet lag – it’s a five minute walk from the apartment.

The apartment itself is excellent – there are two bedrooms, both en suite, separated by a spacious living room area and kitchen. Most of the time though we sat out on the veranda, which was lovely for breakfast, as you could watch the birds come and go and enjoy looking down on the golf course from its slightly elevated position. It was also a perfect setting for a drink underneath the stars in the evening and felt like having an extra living room, all adding to a spacious feel overall.

Despite the proximity of the nearby beaches and restaurants (Champers and Tapas were our favourites!), it was great to be able to lounge round the pool for a few hours on the day of our flight back - it was amazingly quiet and well maintained, as it is for the exclusive use of those staying in the small number of Orange Hill apartments.

I would definitely recommend this apartment and look forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful & Beautiful Haven!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over the February half-term and I can't recommend this location and apartment highly enough. It was in such a peaceful setting yet so close to the beach, the golf, the bars etc that we hardly even used our hire car; It was too much of a shame not to take advantage of the lovely surroundings on a wander down to the sea.

The property itself was really spacious with all the mod cons. Having the veranda overlooking the golf course was bliss to just sit out with a nice glass of wine in the evening and relax. It was also cool and airy letting in lots of light. The pool was well maintained and definitely an added bonus. We loved it here so much in fact that we have recommended this apartment to our daughter and her husband and they have booked to go with their 2 children next year.

The owners were a pleasure to deal with - thank you for a lovely relaxing break. We will return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful, spacious, well equipped property

  • 5 of 5

This apartment certainly lives up to it's description, having everything you need. To breakfast on the veranda after a round of golf is wonderful. The bird life and the sight of the green monkeys is amazing.

There is much to see but a car is not essential as it is an easy walk to Accra beach, but to see more of Barbados a car is useful, although taxis or public transport are easily available.

There are many amazing restaurants such as Chin Chin, Champers, Tapas, but if you wish it is easy to cook a meal as the kitchen is very well set up, followed by an evening cocktail on the verandah.

There is much to see on the island, from the rugged Horseshoe bay, Hunte's Gardens, Sandy Lane, Apes Hill, Oistens fish market, Bridgetown and of course many rum shacks.

The pool area is well maintained and a very relaxing space.

We would certainly recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Your stay can be as peaceful or lively as you desire due to the diverse range of experiences that the island has to offer. In our last holiday we enjoyed playing golf and tennis, dining out at a couple of lovely restaurants, drinking at local rum shops, went to a couple of quiz nights at the golf club restaurant, enjoyed a fantastic sunset cruise, took a submarine trip, flew kites with the locals at the Garrison, visited Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary and of course chilled out by our pool and on Accra Beach and that was all in the space of a few weeks.

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

It is a 15 minute walk to Rockley (also known as Accra) Beach with its pure white sand and crystal clear water. It's also a 15 minute walk in the opposite direction to Worthing Beach where most days you can see turtles swimming close to the shore. Barbados has a huge variety of beaches, lively ones with loungers and bars, to secluded empty ones. There is one on the southeast coast dedicated to kite and windsurfing. The sea and beaches differ on each coast; there's one for everyone!

Barbados is relatively small so it's easy to reach the rugged north to see the waves crashing on the cliffs and walking through the rainforests of the interior is an adventure. The Barbados National Trust is very active and arranges walks every Sunday to places you would find it impossible to walk on your own. They also arrange weekly open Plantation House days from January to March.

There are fabulous tropical gardens to visit - I recommend a picnic at Hunte's Garden, which is in the interior, whilst a visit to Graeme Hall Sanctuary a 20 minute walk away is also a must.

Travel:

Grantley Adams airport is only 15 minutes drive or taxi drive away. Car hire locally is easy and there is a dedicated parking space for the apartment. Public transport is, however, safe and excellent. The fare is just BDS$2 no matter how long the journey is. You can travel the length of the island for this!

Distances:

Historic Bridgetown is 10 minutes drive. Along the way you pass the racecourse which is situated in the Garrison with many historic buildings, including the Barbados Museum, Drill Hall, George Washington House and the home of the Main Guard where you can watch the Changing of the Guard on a regular basis.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
8 Apr 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 1 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 30% deposit is required at the time of booking the property and the balance due 12 weeks before departure. Cancellation policy: Full refund up to 12 weeks before departure, 50% refund between 6 and 12 weeks before departure, no refund thereafter unless we can relet the property.

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure days are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Please contact owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Both bedrooms have modern en-suite bathrooms with shower, wc and sink. There are also walk-in rooms with fitted cupboards, drawers and wardrobes attached to both bedrooms.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Can be made up into kingsized bed.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is a spacious room, 18' by 12', with king size bed, air conditioning and french doors onto a veranda overlooking the 2nd Fairway. Bedroom 2 is exactly the same size but with 2 single beds that can serve as a king size double at your request.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Please contact owner. Outside: The large verandah has a dining table and 4 chairs. The large and secluded swimming pool is situated adjacent to the apartment and is shared amongst the apartments but is invariably peaceful. The property is set on 70 acres of beautiful gardens surrounding the course. A weekly maid service is included and towels and bedlinen are changed. The management company is onsite so can always give you immediate assistance.

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