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Delightful Garden Hideaway with Lovely Views Over the Bay

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Sapodilla is a charming stone clad cottage situated in a two acre garden on a hillside overlooking Falmouth & English Harbours. The owner built the original house 42 years ago and Sapodilla is her guest cottage set below the pool in a very private part of the garden. The garden is filled with indigenous trees and flowers with many palms and several fish ponds. The palm fringed pool, set away from the main house offers calm and privacy and lovely views. The garden is filled with birds, especially the three varieties of hummingbirds busy working away at the many flowers.

There are wonderful hikes right out of the garden gate. Hiking to Rendezvous Bay is one of Antigua’s five star adventures – from Springhill, you are already en route, and coming home to plunge in the pool and rinse off the salt and grabbing a cold rum punch in your cottage – makes it even more special. The hike takes between 30 – 40 minutes to one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, where you are often the only people on the beach! You can hike further to Carlisle bay or Wallings Dam in the rainforest. The owner can organize guides for these longer hikes.

A top class equestrian centre started by the owner is 3 minutes walk down the hill. The centre offers BHS (British Horse society) instruction and trails around the pretty valley and wild beaches. If you like riding and your partner is a sailor (or would like to learn) this is the ideal spot to stay. The owners are very keen sailors, and would be pleased to help organize this.
It is possible to spend a holiday at Sapodilla without a car, but we would recommend renting one. English Harbour is 7 minutes drive away with all its historical sites, great bars and restaurants, and a stunning beach. There are two good supermarkets nearby. Having a car gives you the freedom to explore the many beautiful beaches, and other hidden treasures. The owners would be pleased to help you with any information.

Previous guests have all loved the peace and tranquility, and yet the nearness of all the life in English and Falmouth Harbours.


Keywords: garden cottage, studio, beautiful views.

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Property Type

  • Studio

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Queen size Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Large garden, very private, great hiking out of the gate, palm fringed pool with lovely view...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

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Summer season
May 10 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$80
$560

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  • Taxes Not included

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50% deposit on booking, balance on arrival.


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Owner info

About the owner: The owners are very keen sailors, riders, gardeners and dog lovers. They have lived at Springhill since 1969 and know the island very well, and are delighted to help any guests find their feet with anything they wish to do, whether sailing, riding, hiking, bird watching, etc. etc. or just leave them to sunbathe and enjoy the pool!

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Peace, tranquillity,lovely views, great hiking,horseriding just outside garden gate.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Sapodilla Cottage

    Sapodilla Cottage

  • Sapodilla Verandah

    Sapodilla Verandah

  • Sapodilla kitchenette

    Sapodilla kitchenette

  • another view of the pool

    another view of the pool

  • view of fish pond just below Sapodilla cottage

    view of fish pond just below Sapodilla cottage

  • path to Sapodilla in summer with Flamboyant trees in bloom

    path to Sapodilla in summer with Flamboyant trees in bloom

  • Pigeon Point on a stormy day - this beach is 7 minutes drive away across the bay

    Pigeon Point on a stormy day - this beach is 7 minutes drive away across the bay

  • Springhill pool with gazebo

    Springhill pool with gazebo

  • Front steps

    Front steps

  • Bathroom showing inside/outside shower

    Bathroom showing inside/outside shower

  • Sapodilla cottage through the garden

    Sapodilla cottage through the garden

  • palms by the pool

    palms by the pool

  • Springhill Pool before gazebo

    Springhill Pool before gazebo

  • view from the cottage when flamboyants blooming in summer

    view from the cottage when flamboyants blooming in summer

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 04/25/2015
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