Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

House and Cottage, Pool, Spectacular Views, Close to Beaches

You sent a message to this owner.

Hammock view from Makere House 12-foot wrap around deck.

Calendar

Last updated: 03/26/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cane Garden Bay villa description

Located on Soldier Hill above Cane Garden Bay, Makere House and Cottage enjoy breathtaking views over the beach, surrounding islands and Caribbean Sea. With gentle breezes, tropical shaded gardens and a private swimming pool, the house and cottage represent the ideal retreat for two couples, or a family with children, who want to vacation together but still have privacy and the space needed in which to relax, unwind and have fun.

The villas have been built in the ‘Caribbean Style’ with wooden decks, blue shutter windows, white walls and terracotta-tiled floors creating a clean and simple environment. Both are very spacious containing a master bedroom with king-size bed, bathroom, living room, fully equipped kitchens and covered decks. The house is on the upper arrival level at the end of a short gated drive with ample parking for two cars. The cottage, the swimming pool and sun terrace are on the lower level accessed by a short flight of lit steps through the banana trees.

The signature feature of Makere House is its 12-foot wide wrap around covered deck and stunning views along the north coast of Tortola and across the sea to the US Virgin Islands of St John and St Thomas in the distance. The centre of the house is the open kitchen and living room, connected by a breakfast bar, providing the perfect environment in which to talk and relax together. The living room has a pull out sofa bed if required. The master bedroom opens onto the deck and has a king-size bed, its own en-suite bathroom and plenty of built-in closet space.

The cottage is just as spacious. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, day bed and plenty of closet space. The living room can be converted to a second bedroom with pull out sofa bed for a couple or two single beds for children. Both the bedroom and living room adjoin a 10-foot covered deck. The kitchen is fully stocked with all modern requirements and there is a large private bathroom.

The swimming pool and sun terrace are on the same level as the cottage offering a welcome escape from the Caribbean heat and a lovely focal point for both villas. The sun terrace provides a spacious area for sunbathing, barbequing and al fresco dining around the pool.

You will need to hire a 4-wheel drive vehicle on arrival in Tortola. We can advise you on your travel arrangements, help you find the right car rental company and arrange for you to be met, either at the ferry terminal or airport, and escorted to the property. When you arrive at Makere you will be met by the property manager, who is also a neighbor, and provided with keys and a quick orientation before being left in peace to enjoy your vacation.

Keywords: Villa, Vacation, Swimming Pool, Private, Ocean, Tropical, Beach, Secluded, Restaurants, Sea, Snorkelling, Caribbean, Tortola

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Makere House Master Bedroom: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Makere Cottage Master Bedroom: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Makere House Sofa Bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    This double sofa bed is located in the living room....moreless

  • Makere Cottage Sofa Bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Makere Cottage sofa bed is located in the living room....moreless

  • Twin Beds: 2 twin/ single

    These 2x single beds are moveable and positioned to suit. ...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Double sofa beds (2) Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Makere House Bathroom: toilet, shower

    En-suite to the master bedroom....moreless

  • Makere Cottage Bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    20 ft swimming pool and sun terrace...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 5
from 12 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Jan 4 - May 2, 2015
5 night min stay
$419
Low Season
May 3 - Dec 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$357
High Season
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
$536
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$357

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

An additional 7% government hospitality tax will be added on all quoted rates.

High Season is from 1st Saturday in December through to last Friday in April.

Additional $200 for the 5th and 6th adult per week (aged over 18 years)

Additional $500 for Christmas and New Year.

Please contact the owner.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 03/26/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
TB Lettsome International Airport (EIS)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Quito's Gazebo, Cane Garden Bay
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Road Town or West End
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Myett's Bar and Grill, Cane Garden Bay
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cane Garden Bay, Brewers Bay

Car: Necessary

With its central location the house and cottage is an ideal setting from which to explore the island. Tortola is best known for its secluded beaches with their gentle surf, golden sands and tall overhanging palm trees. The beaches of Cane Garden Bay and Brewers Bay are both a short 5-minute drive away down opposite sides of Soldier Hill. They contrast each other perfectly. Cane Garden Bay offers lively bars and restaurants whilst Brewers Bay is peaceful and quiet with superb swimming and snorkeling. If you want to visit the capital Road Town to shop or take ferries to the many other islands, it too is only a 15-minute drive away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We – Adam (41), Tina (42), William (11) and Alexandra (8) have recently returned to live in Hampshire, England. Adam was born on Soldier Hill in 1970 while his parents were living and working on Tortola. In 1999 he married Tina and together they decided to build a home on the same spot with the dream that family and friends could visit the island and enjoy holidays together. The result is Makere House and Cottage and we hope you have as much fun there as we do!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
With its central location the house and cottage is an ideal setting from which to explore the island. Tortola is best known for its secluded beaches with their gentle surf, golden sands and tall overhanging palm trees. The beaches of Cane Garden Bay and Brewers Bay are both a short 5-minute drive away down opposite sides of Soldier Hill. They contrast each other perfectly. Cane Garden Bay offers lively bars and restaurants whilst Brewers Bay is peaceful and quiet with superb swimming and snorkeling. If you want to visit the capital Road Town to shop or take ferries to the many other islands, it too is only a 15-minute drive away.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 18
 

Photos

  • Hammock view from Makere House 12-foot wrap around deck.

    Hammock view from Makere House 12-foot wrap around deck.

  • View of Sage Mountain from Makere Cottage and pool terrace

    View of Sage Mountain from Makere Cottage and pool terrace

  • View from the Makere House dining table

    View from the Makere House dining table

  • Makere House master bedroom with king-size bed.

    Makere House master bedroom with king-size bed.

  • Makere Houe living room with wrap around 12ft deck.

    Makere Houe living room with wrap around 12ft deck.

  • The 20-foot swimming pool and sun terrace on the same level as Makere Cottage

    The 20-foot swimming pool and sun terrace on the same level as Makere Cottage

  • Makere Cottage master bedroom with king-size bed and day bed. New in 2014!

    Makere Cottage master bedroom with king-size bed and day bed. New in 2014!

  • View from Makere Cottage deck over Cane Garden Bay with St John in the distance.

    View from Makere Cottage deck over Cane Garden Bay with St John in the distance.

  • Makere Cottage bathroom with shower and toilet.

    Makere Cottage bathroom with shower and toilet.

  • View from Makere Cottage front deck

    View from Makere Cottage front deck

  • Sage Mountain (left) and Cane Garden Bay (centre) from Makere Cottage deck

    Sage Mountain (left) and Cane Garden Bay (centre) from Makere Cottage deck

  • View on arrival at Makere House parking area with steps down to Makere Cottage.

    View on arrival at Makere House parking area with steps down to Makere Cottage.

  • Makere House with swimming pool, cottage and terrace below.

    Makere House with swimming pool, cottage and terrace below.

  • Makere House & Cottage from Cane Garden Bay.

    Makere House & Cottage from Cane Garden Bay.

  • Makere House open living room, sofa bed, kitchen and breakfast bar.

    Makere House open living room, sofa bed, kitchen and breakfast bar.

  • Makere House kitchen and breakfast bar.

    Makere House kitchen and breakfast bar.

  • Makere House ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet.

    Makere House ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet.

  • Makere Cottage front door, rear deck, pool and sun terrace

    Makere Cottage front door, rear deck, pool and sun terrace

  • Makere Cottage living room with pull-out sofa bed.

    Makere Cottage living room with pull-out sofa bed.

  • View of the sea and islands from Makere Cottage living room

    View of the sea and islands from Makere Cottage living room

  • Makere Cottage fully stocked kitchen with microwave and fridge freezer.

    Makere Cottage fully stocked kitchen with microwave and fridge freezer.

  • View of the bay from Makere Cottage pool terrace

    View of the bay from Makere Cottage pool terrace

  • Sunset from Makere House deck

    Sunset from Makere House deck

  • Makere House, Cottage & Pool site and floor plans.

    Makere House, Cottage & Pool site and floor plans.

VRBO #391477

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 26, 2015

$357 - $536 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
Dates are unavailable
Enter dates to continue
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Villa
  • Reviews
    12
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 03/26/2015
Email owner

+44 7765 270075

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

Share this property via Email

House and Cottage, Pool, Spectacular Views, Close to Beaches

Cane Garden Bay #391477

2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.