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Beachfront Condo with Spectacular View, Holetown,St James, Calm West Coast Seas

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view of condo #1 Palm Beach, Holetown St James west coast from the beach and sea

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Holetown condo description

On Barbados' beautifully flowered and treed west coast,and located in Holetown, St.James, this lovely upper-level, one-bedroom condominium is beachside with beautiful views over the Caribbean,both by day and night. It has a fully equipped,custom fitted renovated kitchen,with gas stove and electronic ignition. A spacious living/diningroom area opens out to the comfortably furnished balcony overlooking the beach,offering 'magical' sunsets every evening provided by Mother Nature. The bedroom has a king-size or two twin beds, airconditioning, which is often not required,as the condominium complex is well situated in the path of the Tradewinds,which provide gentle breezes thoughout,so it's possible to leave the doors and windows open daily, as the condo has lockable wrought iron gates, front and back. The livingroom has convertible sofas which can also be used for sleeping two extra family members,as they make up into two single beds.There is a corner area with hi speed DSL 4G internet access and phone making communication simple. The dining area comfortably seats 5. The full bathroom has a separate vanity with granite counter top, dressing area with mirrors and hairdryer, plus ample storage space and security chest for safe keeping of documents,valuables Condo has its own hot watersystem so there is never a shortage of hot water,(plus water is drinkable right out of the tap, as Barbados has some of the best water in the world!) There are portable fans,celing fans, airconditioning, cable TVs,DVD,phones, highspeed DSL 4G internet access, microwave,coffee maker,blender,all linens dishes and glasses .

The tropical garden providing a luxuriant oasis for relaxation, has wifi plus it has a freshwater pool, freshwater shower and lounge chairs, umbrellas,and is beachside - the sea, just a few steps away. Sunbed mattresses are stored in the condo for extra comfort.The beach is safe for swimming, water sports,or an easy few minute stroll to a beach bar which has a steel band for happy hour on a Sunday, or shopping centre, from which buses run every few minutes into the city centre or to places of interest. All beaches are public. There are banks,car hire, taxis, and local inexpensive buses into Bridgetown, and 'tourist attractions' which are used by both visitors and local alike.

Holetown is 28 km from the airport, is home to many fashionable restaurants, and the upscale new Lime Grove mall. Dining and shopping are within easy walking distance, and many watersports are available on the beach at your doorstep. A piano bar, a nightclub, plus a new dine-in cinema! is close by for evening entrtainment. There are many different types of 'tourist attractions' such as Orchid World, the Flower Forest, Andromeda Gardens, a small rain forest, 'Welchman's Gully', a Wild Life Centre and many historic plantation homes open to the public, Plus the local parish church built in 1629 St. James' bell,, was cast by the same foundry that made the original Liberty Bell!. Harrison's Caves, provide a fascinating tour of illuminated underground caverns, and at the north of the island is the Animal flower Cave. Swimming with the endangered turtles is a very popular activity, as is scuba diving and snorkelling at Folkestone the marine park, a 10 minute walk away. There're also sea trips on the Jolly Roger, Atlantis submarine,and glass bottom boats. Other activities are horseback riding on the beach, fishing - deep sea,or off the beach.Tennis and golf are nearby. Popular spectator sports are horse racing, polo, surfing, cricket and a sport's bar shows TV matches

Dine at one of the 50 best restaurants in the world! - The Cliff -reservations are required. Plus the famous Sandy Lane Hotel, one of the most luxurious, and upmarket hotels worldwide, popular with the rich and famous, is just a 10 minute drive away. Holetown also has numerous bars and restaurants, ranging from fast food to bistros, and gourmet dining, and many restaurants also provide 'take out'.

Barbados offers an opportunity to experience a Caribbean lifestyle influenced by its traditional British history.The first settlers arrived in1627, and the island still retains its British Parliamentary system. It has a reliable infrastructure, and offers the comforts and safety of most Western countries.

Since the island is roughly triangular in shape, the 3 coasts offer a totally different ambience. The east coast bordered by the Atlantic ocean, is wild, rugged, beautiful, isolated, and unsuitable for swimming in most areas. The south coast, has heavy surf, and is more industrial, commerical, and has numerous fast food outlets, and local markets. The west coast, known internationally as the Platinum Coast,borders the blue Caribbean Sea, which is normally calm and suitable for all varieties of water sports.

As Barbados lies outside the hurricane belt, usual weather is blue sunny skies and white puffy clouds, normal showers being of short duration. Average daily high 30C. Sea temperature's a constant 80F.
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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 665 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                condo will sleep a family of 2 parents and 2 children, and if required a put-u-up bed can be rented for a 3rd small child (not suitable for 3 adult children) ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Smoking Allowed:

                owners are NON smoking, but ashtrays are provided - however it would be appreciated if guests who smoke would do so on the balcony rather than indoors. ...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Other (See Description)

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              • King size bed (1) kingsize bed is regular feature - however guests have the option of two twin beds if requested, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) living room has two corner couches that convert into two single beds for extra family members an extra put-u-up bed can be rented for extra small child ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Bathroom is divided into two parts allowing one person to shower and use the toilet while another uses the vanity for shaving or make up and hairdo, plus using the dressing area with full length mirror...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Ceiling Fans, portable table fans, tower fan, Hair Dryer, DVD player, books, games, - excellent security features include grills, security chest, bars for locking sliding glass doors, exterior security lighting etc., security cameras in parking lot - anything that is not mentioned - ask our resident manager 'Pat: and she will see if it is available for you. She is also a fount of information, and can let you know about most things on the island etc....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Adult mystery - thrillers - adventure genres, also some romance novels...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    DVD player provided...moreless

                  • Games:

                    a few board games and packs of cards ...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (2) large TV in living room - small TV in bedroom - plus high speed Internet access...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    View is spectacular - we have the whole panarama of the bay spread out in front of our home - and the beach is 10 feet away! Just through the garden gate and right onto the sand and into the calm sea...moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Our home at Palm Beach Condominiums, is literally 10 ft from the beach wall in the garden, if it was any nearer we would be in the sand. The complex is surrounded by lush topical garden and walkways ...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    view of the Caribbean is unsurpassed, by day plus the sunsets at night, & when the moon shines on the ocean & makes a glittering path, it's very romantic with the soothing sea sounds & cooling breeze...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Holetown has many bars, restaurants, shopping malls a 4 mins. walk away. -everything one needs including medical clinic 24/7, supermarket, dine-in movie theatre, car hire & churches, & marine park...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Dining area looks out onto the balcony's superb view and provides a romantic spot for a private dinner 'in' while admiring the starry night sky, the moon shining on the sea, & lights around the bay...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    split system (silent) with remote so can be operated from the bed ...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Hi speed DSL internet connection in condo...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet:

                    high speed DSL G4 modem and cable provided - wifi available on the balcony and in the garden...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All Linen, sheets, pillow cases etc provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Living room seats 8 in comfort...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Parking is usually available off street but not guaranteed (tradesmen etc sometimes require parking space etc.) ...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    There is a parking lot in the complex...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    (2) two lines - allowing for hi speed DSL computer use at same time as phone in use....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    All towels - hand towels, bath sheets, face cloths, plus beach towels, and kitchen dish towels...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    automatic coffee maker,& filters - or if preferred there is also a cafetiere - plus tea pots etc. ...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    This is our home, everything necessary is provided, including such things as pyrex dishes for microwave, and salad spinner....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Ample Dishes and utensils for 6 - plus all necessary glassware, pyrex dishes, serving dishes, including plastic dishes and drinking glasses for use around the pool area....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Brand new, custom fitted, completely renovated, galley style kitchen, has microwave, coffee maker, toaster, electric frypan, blender, hand mixer etc. Plus all necessary equipment...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Whirlpool- with turn table...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Gas oven...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    salt, pepper, spices, paper towels etc. ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    15.3 cu. Samsung...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Gas stove has electric ignition stove top - so no matches needed to light the burners! ...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    pop up two slice toaster...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    balcony is furnished with comfortable arm chairs and foot stools, ottoman, etc. and has the most fabulous panoramic view of the bay and the chance to watch the beautiful and spectacular west coast sunsets...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Boats are available on the beach outside the condo for hire with an operator...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Chairs and tables in the garden available for casual eating/drinking spot, and sunbed around the pool area...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Golf is available at nearby hotels such as Sandy Lane Hotel and Royal Westmoreland. There are two or more other courses further away. ...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayaks and canoes available on the beach...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Garden has small lawns in various locations...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Small mini table top BBQ stored in our outdoor cupboard, plus garden has large full sized BBQ - so ask him for use...moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Tennis is available at nearby hotels...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Ask gardener about snorkelling gear ...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        usually deserted as most people prefer to be on the beach - there are sunbeds provided, and we provide sunbed mattresses stored in our outdoor cupboard. Pool Umbrellas available, freshwater shower...moreless

                       

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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      low season 2015
                      Apr 28 - Nov 11, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $195
                      $1,299

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      deposit 25% -balance due 60 days prior to arrival -NO REFUNDS

                      UNAVAILABLE WINTER -OWNER OCCUPIED

                      No other discounts, rate is per couple- extra laundry supplement $10 p.p. when 3,4,5*persons using the condo (5*=2 parents&3kids) -when 5 using the condo -extra cost ensue as put-u-up bed is required to be hired. PLEASE NOTE - condo is NOT suitable for 2 couples or for 5 adults

                      25% on booking & balance due 60 days prior to arrival - cheque or bank transfer - NO refunds

                      NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE WINTER OWNER OCCUPIED

                      small extra laundry supplement charged - $10US per person per night when 3,4 or 5* (5*=2 parents & 3 kids) use the condo. If 3 kids, it's necessary to hire an extra "put-u-up" bed - extra costs ensue.

                      Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.


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                      Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                      Location

                      28.5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Grantley Adams Int. airport
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      TML One Love
                      5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Sandy Lane or Royal Westmoreland
                      500 Metres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy#1
                      200 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Ragamuffins
                      10 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Outside our condo

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Golf available at Sandy Lane (2 courses), Royal Westmoreland (all a 10 minute drive), & Rockley and Royal Barbdos on the Southcoast, Tennis at Discovery Bay Hotel (200 yards), Horseback Riding on the Beach, Fishing & Trips to Visit the Endangered Turtles, Tennis is available at Folkstone Park & Sunset Crest (10 minute walk)- taxi needed to:- Aerial Trek Zipline Adventure

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1989

                      About the owner: We are a retired couple who have been spending our winters here for the past 26 years, we live the rest of the year in Canada. We love Barbados, the friendly people, the great climate, ('hurricanes hardly happen' - last one was more than 50 years ago) - the ease of living here. Everything we need is close by, including gourmet take out, home baked bread, croissants etc. Restaurants when ever we wish to eat out, - a life style without troubles!

                      Why the Owner Chose Holetown:
                      Purchasing this condo was a 'love at first sight' property - fabulous panoramic view, easy walkable proximity to shops, restaurants, beach, on our doorstep, garden,pool- good security, good island infrastructure, and drinkable water out of the tap!! stable economy and reliable banking, friendly people, -a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity! We'd been staying in hotels on the island since 1975, and came to realize that there was no other place on earth which offered all that Barbados could provide. It seemed beyond crazy to ignore the once in a once in a lifetime opportunity that came along when we found our condo winter home. We realized that if we didn't purchase it there and then, we would regret it for the rest of our lives! So we've live there happily ever since and only return to Canada when the weather warms up!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      Easy access (4 min. walk)to stores, bars, restuarants, banks, piano bar, etc.- NOT on the main road so NO constant traffic noise - Instant access to the beach - which is only 10 feet away, I walk 4 miles on the beach every morning! - garden with pool plus sun and shade with trees,flowers, umbrellas, garden furniture. - Safety. - Easy access (4 min. walk) bank, to bus into city, or taxis, or car hire. Supermarket will even deliver groceries.


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                      Speaks: english, french, spanish, French spoken, written poorly - Spanish spoken

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                      Photos

                      • view of condo #1 Palm Beach, Holetown St James west coast from the beach and sea

                        view of condo #1 Palm Beach, Holetown St James west coast from the beach and sea

                      • view of balcony and spectacular sea view beyond, from inside condo #1 Palm Beach

                        view of balcony and spectacular sea view beyond, from inside condo #1 Palm Beach

                      • Living Room has Corner Couches that convert to 2 single beds for family children

                        Living Room has Corner Couches that convert to 2 single beds for family children

                      • Bedroom with king-size or twin beds & split system air conditioner with remote

                        Bedroom with king-size or twin beds & split system air conditioner with remote

                      • bedroom with view to bathroom, & dressing area which has full length mirror

                        bedroom with view to bathroom, & dressing area which has full length mirror

                      • bathroom tub & shower & toilet. Plus private hot water tank so always hot water

                        bathroom tub & shower & toilet. Plus private hot water tank so always hot water

                      • garden pool, in lush topical garden, freshwater shower, with beach & sea behind

                        garden pool, in lush topical garden, freshwater shower, with beach & sea behind

                      • shady spot in garden looking out to sea - while enjoying the privacy of own area

                        shady spot in garden looking out to sea - while enjoying the privacy of own area

                      • view of beach from balcony showing calm sea which is submerged reef protected

                        view of beach from balcony showing calm sea which is submerged reef protected

                      • sunset from balcony #1 Palm Beach, Enjoy Mother Nature's lightshow each evening

                        sunset from balcony #1 Palm Beach, Enjoy Mother Nature's lightshow each evening

                      • shopping centre 5 mins. walk away, has supermarket, pharmacy, shops, restaurant

                        shopping centre 5 mins. walk away, has supermarket, pharmacy, shops, restaurant

                      • artist's rendition map of local area showing  #1 Palm Beach Condos on the beach

                        artist's rendition map of local area showing #1 Palm Beach Condos on the beach

                      • view of balcony with sea and spectacular view behind, from inside #1 Palm Beach

                        view of balcony with sea and spectacular view behind, from inside #1 Palm Beach

                      • corner of living room and balcony with panoramic view of bay in background

                        corner of living room and balcony with panoramic view of bay in background

                      • dining room and view  onto balcony, a romantic spot for a quiet dinner at home

                        dining room and view onto balcony, a romantic spot for a quiet dinner at home

                      • bedroom with corner arm chair and lovely sea view through the bedroom windows

                        bedroom with corner arm chair and lovely sea view through the bedroom windows

                      • vanity in dressing area with hairdryer. Shelves, cupboard, & full length mirror

                        vanity in dressing area with hairdryer. Shelves, cupboard, & full length mirror

                      • custom fitted kitchen, gas stove has electric ignition. Microwave & requirements

                        custom fitted kitchen, gas stove has electric ignition. Microwave & requirements

                      • garden path, view to sea and beach from freshwater shower set in lush garden

                        garden path, view to sea and beach from freshwater shower set in lush garden

                      • walkway infront of #1 Palm Beach, leading to beach gate, beach, and calm seas

                        walkway infront of #1 Palm Beach, leading to beach gate, beach, and calm seas

                      • long distance view of sweep of the beach with condo building in the background

                        long distance view of sweep of the beach with condo building in the background

                      • watersports on the beach outside condo #1
available for hire -contact operators

                        watersports on the beach outside condo #1 available for hire -contact operators

                      • Palm Beach condos location Holetown, greenspace top rt.corner now LimeGrove
Mall

                        Palm Beach condos location Holetown, greenspace top rt.corner now LimeGrove Mall

                      • Palm Beach Condos seen from satellite

                        Palm Beach Condos seen from satellite

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                      $195 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2000
                      Speaks: english, french, spanish, French spoken, written poorly - Spanish spoken
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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