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Serenity:Beautiful Villa, Inch Marlow, Christchurch, Barbados

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Inch Marlow, Nr. Oistins, Christ Church, Barbados, Caribbean - Homely And Soothing With Private Pool. 5 Minute Walk To Long Bay

Serenity, a beautiful 8 person villa situated on the South Coast of the island minutes from the airport. As its name suggests, its location is both tranquil and beautiful complimented by ocean views and delightful surroundings. A 5 minute stroll delivers Long Beach and soothing Atlantic sea breezes. Being only a 10 minute drive from the charisma of Oistins and 20 minutes from St. Lawrence’ Gap, you have the choice between relaxation or excitement! Serenity boasts spacious bedrooms, dining/cooking areas, together with open plan verandas and balconies overlooking the pool. Each bedroom is air conditioned, although you may prefer to enjoy sweet all-day breezes.


Owner
Andrew Maynard
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

About Andrew Maynard

Both Alison and I have visited the island many times before. On each occasion, we've had a fantastic experience and have come to relish time spent there so much so, that we decided to build our own dream house. We enjoy the relaxing ,rejuvenating and colourful lifestyle the Island offers and are always sad to leave. Our home in the sun invites soothing ocean breezes and boasts harmony and tranquility. My wife and I feel its only right others enjoy what the island has to offer as much as we do; we would like to welcome you to Barbados and to Serenity!

Andrew Maynard purchased this villa in 2008

Why Andrew Maynard chose Christ Church

Serenity, is a family home that was built in 2008. It is a luxurious 8 person villa situated on the South Coast of the island minutes from the airport. As its name suggests, its location is both tranquil and beautiful, complimented by ocean views and delightful surroundings. A five minute stroll delivers Long Beach and soothing Atlantic Sea breezes. A 10 minute drive from the charisma of Oistins and 20 minutes from the alluring St. Lawrence’ Gap, offers you the choice between relaxation or excitement; a difficult but desirable decision. Serenity boasts spacious bedrooms, dining/cooking areas, together with open plan verandas and balconies overlooking the pool. Each bedroom is air conditioned, although you may prefer to enjoy sweet all-day breezes.

What makes this villa unique

An abundance of time and thought has gone in to this family villa to make it both comfortable and accommodating. The flowing, open plan design allows sweet and soothing breezes to spread throughout the house, both upstairs and down. The house is very spacious and has a light airy and welcoming atmosphere that is soothing and peaceful. The downstairs balcony has 4 cane chairs and seated table and plenty of space! The upstairs balcony provides a cosy retreat overlooking the pool and nearby Atlantic Ocean. Surrounding walls and a front gate offer privacy and house a garage for car storage.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Inch Marlow, Barbados

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite; Master Bedroom 1 –shower, toilet and sink En-suite ; Bedroom 2- shower, toilet and sink. Shared bathroom- shower, bathtub, toilet and sink.( Bathroom shared between bedrooms 3 and 4) Downstairs shower room- Shower, toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: AC fitted Bedroom 1(Master): King-size bed ,walk in wardrobe, En suite. Bedroom 2: Double bed, En suite. Bedroom 3: Double bed. Bedroom 4: 2 separate single beds(can be combined to make double bed). Downstairs bedroom/study also has double bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: A lot of time and thought has gone in to this family villa to make it both comfortable and accommodating. The flowing, open plan design allows sweet and soothing breezes to spread throughout the house, both upstairs and down. The downstairs balcony has 4 cane chairs and seated table and plenty of space! The upstairs balcony provides a cosy retreat overlooking the pool and nearby Atlantic Ocean. Surrounding walls and a front gate offer privacy and house a garage for car storage. Outside: The swimming pool is of rectangular shape and gradually deepens from 4ft- 7ft at its deepest, ideal for relaxation or for those who may opt for morning lengths! The pool, veranda and garden area is enclosed by 6ft walls and maturing shrubbery. There are 4 sun loungers, 2 benches and 4 chairs in the garden. Utility Room: Washing machine, vacuum cleaner, iron, ironing board, washing line for outside Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: 2 towels in each bathroom. Bed linen changed weekly. Other: Study, wireless connection, telephone, satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, radio, garage for car.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

5

Serene it was.....

  • 5 of 5

I have to say that i had a little reservation before I got there. My thought is that the property would not look like the pictures, that maybe it was a scam (too good to be true). But to my amazement it was every bit as beautiful as shown in the pictures. The only thing that was deceiving, was the size, it is much bigger than I thought, if I had to guess on the size, I would say it's somewhere between 5,000 and 6, 000 sq. ft. Everything is well maintained. There was more room available than we used. Ms. Joyce greeted us upon arrival. We had to travel a bit for stores, but that was a part of the serene atmosphere. The waterfront view was spectacular. All of the staff were friendly. It was in essence home away from home. If Mr. Maynard would have us I would rent it again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great vacation and house

  • 5 of 5

We had five family members. Everyone was comfortable, got to spread out and have personal space when needed. Plenty of bathrooms. Loved the covered deck and pool area. It's in a great location for just about everything. We spent quite a bit of time in Bridgetown (catamaran, history museum, Oistin's. What an amazing island. We definitely plan to return. The owner's caretakers took great care of us, made us feel welcome and offered directions and advice.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful environment to stay in.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful villa that has everything you need! It was a little bit hard to find the way to the villa, even for the taxidriver, so be shure to print the out the driving instructions in the contract and give it to the taxi driver.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wilmington, Delaware
5

Beautiful Inch Marlow Villa

  • 5 of 5

This hidden gem is a must visit! Myself along with 6 others (2 daughters, son-in-law & 3 grandchildren, 8, 12 and 15) traveled from the US and stayed at Serenity house over the Christmas and New Year holiday. (apologies for the late review). From the first time Andrew and I communicated on Airbnb’s website, I knew that his professional and helpful manner would weigh heavy on my decision to book this villa in Inch Marlow. My only reluctance was the location. During my numerous stays in Barbados, we normally stayed in the Worthing/St Lawrence Gap vicinity to be in close proximity to the “touristy areas”, without needing to book transportation. After my adult daughters saw the pictures of Serenity House, I was immediately persuaded to book.

Upon arrival, the villa was just as impressive as the pictures. We were greeted by a gentleman named John, who also gave directions to our cab driver because of the somewhat remote location. We arrived on Christmas Eve afternoon, and because of the back to back holidays (Christmas & Boxing Day) Andrew graciously made arrangements for John to provide us with staples upon arrival. Andrew was also so very kind to have left a bottle of wine for the holiday for my family to enjoy.

The entire home was spacious, neat and very comfortable. We all settled into our selected rooms, and I continued to be amazed by the breathtaking views from the master bedroom. There is another bedroom that shares the amazing views as well. All of the bedrooms have air conditioners, which I rarely used because of the natural cool breeze, coming from the ocean.

We enjoyed exploring and we even found a $1 US van stop, only a 5 minute walk from the house (right behind “bubbas” store). With the stop only mere minutes away, it gave us easy and affordable access to all of Barbados. Serenity house soon became more of a welcoming retreat, each time we returned from the local hustle and bustle. The tranquil and beautiful location greatly enhanced our overall experience.

There are many beach accesses nearby. We found that if you cut through a field, just east of the house, you will arrive at Surfer’s Point resort. Surfer’s point offers surfing lessons and surfing rental equipment as well as breakfast and lunch (which was very affordable). Also, close by is another small resort, Ocean Spray that offers yoga classes and massages. We later partook in a few of these classes, instructed by a lovely young lady named Mandesa. Be prepared for everything

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

From the very beginning of the process to book our stay Andrew was fantastic. Even when I asked lots of questions. When we arrived the home was a little hard to find. Once we called Joyce she met us at a spot we recognized and led us back to the house. She even lead us to the local grocery store when we arrived. She was sweet and very helpful. The home is very large and beautiful! the bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. The deck down by the pool is huge! It also has a great breeze that comes through at night. It's a wonderful spot to relax. The pool was clean and refreshing. This house was more than enough room for 4 people. We rented a car and learned away around quickly. The locals are very patient with visitors driving there for the first time:) We received a deposit back promptly and would gladly take another vacation to Barbados and stay here again.

There only recommendation I would have is there needs to be a coffee pot, blender and a cookie sheet. Other than that the home is equipped with what is needed. There is a local store a about a mile away where you can get odds and ends and a grocery store about 5 min away. Miami beach is a short drive and the most gorgeous beach I've every seen. Do the fish fry, that was cool and close.

All in all awesome vacation and great place to stay. You will not be disappointed!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer Period 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,505
for 7 nights
£1,505
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,505
for 7 nights
£1,505
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be confirmed with a 50% deposit (this is non-refundable) .The full amount is payable 2 months before your stay .Early departures do not warrant part-refund.

Changeover Day: Check-out 12pm noon.

Subject to negotiation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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