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Last updated: 08/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Escape from the busy South Coast to the peaceful and relaxing Crane - away from it all! Enjoy the wonderful breezes of the Atlantic Ocean whilst sitting on your patio listening to the waves and watching the breathtaking views of the turquoise sea!

Come and stay at the top floor at Mermaid Apartments, overlooking tropical gardens with coconut and palm trees. Enjoy the tastefully furnished and appointed 3 bedroom 2 bath unit which has free Wi-Fi and is a 5 minute walk to the famous Crane Beach. We rent the apartment as a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom to increase our rentals. When rented as a 1 or 2 bedroom, the other bedrooms are unavailable. You will have the entire 1.800 sq. ft. top floor of the concrete building to yourself.

The property is fully fenced and has a gate. Situated on a quiet residential road with luxury mansions across the street. Perfect for your Honeymoon, so peaceful and romantic yet great for families or several couples.

Tired of Cooking? Ask us about hiring a cook for you, so you can unwind whilst on vacation!

MASTER BEDROOM AND BATH HIGHLIGHTS
The spacious 16’ by 14’ master bedroom features a Queen Size bed, dual side wicker tables with drawers and lamps. This corner bedroom features a wicker dressing table and a full length mirror and a ceiling fan. All beds (master and guest) are outfitted with sheets and bedspreads. Enjoy the views of the garden and Atlantic Ocean, as well as the wonderful breezes from three windows. The three floor-to-ceiling closets give you ample room for your clothes and feature slat doors. The floors are tiled and have throw rugs.

The master bath features a large glass block shower and a vanity with lots of cupboard space underneath. You’ll love the cross breezes provided by windows on either side. The large mirror will make getting ready that much easier. The floors are tiled. Same features on second bathroom.

SPECIAL FEATURES
- 12 foot ceilings
- Free Wi-Fi
- Entire 1,800 sq. ft. top floor to yourself with windows on 4 sides
- Views of the ocean and lush gardens with palm and coconut trees
- Stainless steel appliances and granite countertops
- 180 sq. ft. covered Patio with table, chairs and lounger
- Situated on half an acre

GUEST BEDROOMS HIGHLIGHTS
The two 12’ by 14' guest bedrooms feature Queen Size beds with dual side wicker tables with drawers and 2 lamps. They each have three floor-to-ceiling closets with slat doors. Both bedrooms have two windows with great ocean views and overlook the lush gardens. A dressing table and full length mirror assist you in getting ready quicker. Both are equipped with ceiling fans, tiled floors and throw rugs.

KITCHEN HIGHLIGHTS
Our Chef’s Kitchen is Domus from Italy and features stainless steel appliances which include a side-by-side refrigerator/freezer equipped with filtered water and ice, dishwasher, gas stove, microwave and stacked washer/dryer. Smart granite countertops and tiled floors. Fully equipped with everything you’ll need to cook up a storm! The kitchen provides one of the two entrances to the apartment.

If you don't want to cook when you are on vacation, let us know and we'll arrange a cook for
you at a small additional charge.

LIVING ROOM HIGHLIGHTS
The living room offers a lovely sofa which makes watching a DVD on the 26” TV great entertainment. You can also listen to the radio or play CDs. The furnishings are a flashback to the old days of Barbados Plantocracy, featuring mahogany end tables with 2 lamps and a coffee table. Admire the ocean views and lush gardens whilst sitting in your lovely wicker chair.

DINING ROOM HIGHLIGTS
Enjoy dinner with your guests at the round mahogany table which sits six. Ceiling fans compliment the living and dining rooms, along with lovely parquet floors and throw rugs. Set the mood with some candles.

DEN HIGHLIGHTS
At the front of the apartment and facing south is your den which features a desk in one corner, equipped with free Wi-Fi. Better still, relax in the armchair and read a book. We didn’t forget the side table to rest your cocktail on! Tiled floors and throw rugs complete the reading room which enjoys windows on both sides.

PATIO HIGHLIGHTS
No doubt this is where you’ll spend most of your time. The chairs on the covered 180 sq. ft. patio will beckon you to sip a cocktail whilst watching and listening to the magnificent ocean and keeping cool from ocean breezes. You will probably enjoy eating out here and lounging on the comfortable chaise lounge which has a cushion and adjustable back.

ROOF TOP HIGHLIGHTS
Last but not least, should you wish to laze at home and sunbathe, you can visit the roof deck which has by far the best view in the house and is a great place to snap a few pictures to take home with you. See Africa from the roof deck! So quiet and relaxing.

GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS
Mermaid Apartments is situated on half an acre and features beautiful lush tropical gardens, a bay leaf tree, lime tree, coconut trees and many varieties of tropical palms. We have many hibiscus plants, croutons, silver dollars – to name just a few. We invite you to take a walk around the garden and enjoy it. Sample a coconut from our tree.

LOCATION HIGHLIGHTS
Located steps to the world famous Crane Beach, a 10 minute drive to Grantley Adams International Airport and a half hour drive to the capital, Bridgetown, Mermaid Apartments is close to all amenities but offers peace and quiet. Six Roads Supermarket is 5 minutes away. Barbados' oldest hotel, The Crane Hotel, and Cutters are among your neighbourhood restaurants. Try the local Oistins Fish Fry on Fridays or shop for fruits and vegetables at many nearby vendors. The ice cream van comes by at night! Many sports are available for you in Barbados.

If you are planning to rent a car, we can connect you with the local company we use. Great service and great prices.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Master bedroom has an large ensuite with shower stall, toilet, sink and a window. Same for second bathroom...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    You have 65 channels to watch on TV, including movies and news ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Enjoy views of the Atlantic Ocean...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room table seats six. Patio accommodates seating for coffee/cocktails and meals...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Insuite laundry or dry your clothes in the sun. ...moreless

  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Next to the building...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    beach towels also provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Don't feel like cooking when you're on vacation? For a small fee we can arrange a cook for you...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Side-by-Side fridge/freezer, stove, microwave, dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    large patio is covered and has a bbbq...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The building is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens, coconut and palm trees...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$119

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Booking Fee $25
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Our apartment has three bedrooms and we rent it as a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom unit to increase our rentals. Regardless of how many bedrooms you rent you will have the entire 1,800 sq. ft. top floor to yourself.

Rates are as follows:

• 1-bedroom - $119 per night

• 2-bedroom - $149 per night

• 3-bedroom - $199 per night

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your reservation. The balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. We accept credit cards, bank drafts and EFT.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/28/2016
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21 Unavailable
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grantley Adams International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Crane Hotel
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Durants
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cutters, Marco Polo
Belair, Barbados
Nearest Beach
Crane

Car: Recommended

swimming, sunning, boating, star gazing, kite flying, catamaran snorkelling trips, Bushy Park racetrack

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We grew up in Barbados and now both live in Canada. We still visit regularly.

Why the Owner Chose Belair, Barbados:
Our family, the Chandlers, were some of the first settlers in Barbados, arriving in 1637. This property came to us from out mother's side of the family. Our great-grandfather, Sir Herbert Greaves, purchased the land and it has passed down to us via his daughter and granddaughter who was our mother. We are the fourth generation to own this property.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We just love the peace and tranquility of Mermaid Apartments. Being away from the noise and bustle makes this the perfect place to relax and unwind. Sitting on the patio reading a book and all you hear is the ocean, the birds and the wonderful Atlantic breezes. At night you will be serenaded by the local 'Whistling Frogs'. Being on the top floor of a concrete building enhances the quiet. Mermaid boasts beautiful gardens. There are windows on four sides. The views of the Atlantic Ocean are breathtaking, you can see forever. Barbados is a fun and safe island, only 21 miles long and 14 miles wide.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Mermaid Apartments

    Mermaid Apartments

  • Mermaid Apartments

    Mermaid Apartments

  • Beach nearest to Mermaid Apartments

    Beach nearest to Mermaid Apartments

  • View from the rooftop deck

    View from the rooftop deck

  • Barbados Green Monkey

    Barbados Green Monkey

  • Garden

    Garden

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Third Bedroom

    Third Bedroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining area & Den

    Dining area & Den

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Mermaid Apartments

    Mermaid Apartments

  • Mermaid Apartments

    Mermaid Apartments

  • Beach

    Beach

  • View from the Roof top deck

    View from the Roof top deck

  • Lush gardens

    Lush gardens

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Covered Patio

    Covered Patio

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Den

    Den

  • Second bathroom

    Second bathroom

VRBO #145380

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 28, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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