Great River-Round Hill Membership, Pool - Summer Special- 2 Free Nights(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Glamorous Villa,5 bedrooms, 7 bath with gorgeous sea view in gated community
Built for a member of the DuPont family as a wedding gift, Great River House is located on five glorious rolling acres of gardens, royal palms and fruit trees including mango, papaya, banana and coconut. Gardens gently lit create a tropical wonderland at night while during the day recreation areas include a PRIVATE hard surface north/south tennis court with wind screen.Newly added Putting Green, plus badminton and croquet equipment are supplied for entertainment. Tree swings for children and a firepit for marshmallow roasting, songs and story telling add extra fun.
Candlelight dinners created by one of the finest chefs on Jamaica's North Shore are served in the formal dining room with an a wide selection of fine china and Madeira linen or under the stars on the 2500 Sq. Ft. Travertine stone veranda with lanterns surrounding an inviting serpentine saline infinity pool.
As one enters the double parlor the eye is drawn to the elegant verandah and beyond to the dramatic views of the Caribbean. Massive custom made mahogany doors of louver, screens and glass are easily closed in the evening for a more intimate atmosphere.
The Veranda offers a variety of seating and lounging areas in both sun and shade. In addition, a flower filled side courtyard with an outdoor shower provides a retreat for rejuvenating spa treatments, napping or reading. Throughout the day and evening Great River valley breezes and trade winds create a soothing environment. As the sun sets, the butler pours your favorites refreshments while you watch the twinkling lights of cruise ships and fishermen's lanterns or study the stars through the house telescope as you listen to the tree frogs and follow the flying manoeuvers of the white owls. Savor your morning coffee and bananna bread as the sun peeks through lush foliage.
Combining tradition and comfort, each of the very private five bedrooms and en-suiteKohler designed baths are filled with luxury Italian and French linens. Clothes are expertly laundered and promptly returned so you need not pack too much. Windows all have Screened louvers should you choose to not use the air conditioning and enjoy the night breezes with the intoxicating fragrance of Night Blooming Jasmine. IPOD/ radio clocks are bedside for your favorite music.
Configurations of the bedrooms include king beds in three with the remaining two having twins which may be combined into kings. A pull out twin sleeper/sofa is available in one of the twin bedrooms. Meticulously maintained, completely up to date, and in pristine condition reflective of the finest private homes in the world. The villa with its celebrity history is perfect for family and friends, special events, celebrations or as an executive retreat. We look forward to helping make your dream vacation come true.
Great River Private [ 7 miles west of Montego Bay /Sangster Airport] is located a few minutes from world renowned Round Hill where you will be beach club members courtesy of Great River House and four miles from Tryall Club with its 18 hole championship golf course where Great River House maintains a membership for guests. Great River is a sought after private conclave of some twenty individually designed/owned luxury villas on a hill along the Great River overlooking the Caribbean Sea with 24 hour manned security.
A friendly, professional staff of butler, chef, housekeepers, groundskeepers, and nightwatchman will welcome and quickly make you feel you at home. Chef Desmond will assist in creating personalized Farm to Table menus. Suzette and Karen provide daily laundry services and make your stay comfortable. Mr. Prince, the GRH butler personally sees to your every need, from your favorite drink, midmorning fresh fruit smoothies to arranging tee times at the outstanding Half Moon, Tryall and Cinnamon Hill golf courses. He coordinates schedules to Round Hill, Tryall, and other island sites. Custom menus include freshly caught fish & lobster grilled on your own jerk drum, jerk shrimp and chicken, 5 star lamb chops or crispy duck. The chef prepares mouthwatering meals while the butler makes dining a memorable and entertaining experience for both adults and children.
The Great River House staff is universally outstanding; warm, professional, kind and dedicated to making guests visits memorable. Reliable and loving nannies are on-call.
Round Hill Membership
A 5 minute drive finds you at one of the finest private resorts in the Caribbean. Membership entitles guests to access Round Hill’s private beaches, water sports, Kids club, Spa, pool and jogging trail. Enjoy afternoon tea; partake in Beach Night or the Jamaican night show or just drinks at the bar, Payment accepted by credit card or cash. Round Hill is on Conde Nast's Gold List /“best places to stay in the world, Green Globe Certified /AAA 4 Diamond Resort. It has been used as a movie/tv location,yet maintains the ultimate in privacy and discretion.
A ten minute drive from the villa this well known resort is famous for its golf course along the sea and through the hills.
Keywords: Luxury Private Villa for Friends/FamilyHolidays/SpecialEvents /Weddings/Executive/Celebrity Retreats. Includes Exclusive Complimentary Round Hill Membership
Member since: 2008
- 8000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Crib (2),Pack and Play 1 , Lovely sleeper oversize twin in middle bedroom in addition to two twins Screened louvers in very room should you prefer wonderful breezes to air-conditioning. The finest European linens in every bedroom. Comfortable reading chairs and benches and good lighting. Soothing color palette....moreless
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- Salt water/Infinity Pool overlooking the aqua blue Caribbean, friendly professional staff of 7, including a chef,concierge butler,housekeepers,groundskeeper, nightwatchman. On-site Private Tennis Court, Indoor/Outdoor eating, private balconies and courtyard with shower for on-site spa services & relaxation. Yoga/ Pilates available onsite. Perfect location- 5 min. to beach and convenient to airport. PARADISE! ...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Near The Ocean:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Linens Provided:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Water Sports Gear:
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 10 - Apr 17, 2017
7 night min stay
NEW YEARS WEEK
Dec 26 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Taxes Not included
Inquire about 3 bedroom rate and 5 day rate.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Dolphin Cove in Lucea is incredible, fun, clean and non touristy...have our butler call and make a reservation for a personalized visit.
The house has glorious sea views with privacy and trade wind breezes, often missing at the beach houses. Your private exclusive beach is at Round Hill courtesy of GRH and only 5 minutes away,creating the best of both worlds.
Secure gated GREA RIVER PRIVATE, small elegant area of 21 very private villas in close proximity to exclusive ROUND HILL. All villas fully staffed and surrunded by lovely properties. Gates at main entrance with manned security 24/7.
Year Purchased: 2015
About the owner: We rented various villas in the Round Hill environs for well over a decade while looking for the perfect home for our family. When we saw Great River House we fell in love with the view of the sea, the extensive grounds, fruit trees, the private tennis court, tree swings and gorgeous infinity saline pool. The house while large is also very welcoming. Our children, small grandchildren in-laws and friends all share our feelings.
Why the Owner Chose Saint James Parish, Jamaica:
We looked for a property that offered both tranquility and activities (a tennis court and swimming pool ) for our family and friends. One with spectacular views of the Caribbean, privacy and a stone's throw from the Round Hill.. Large enough for everyone to have their own quiet time (8,000 sq. ft.) with gracious generous entertaining spaces for group gatherings. Elegant and comfortable, private and convenient, self contained with memberships to great private clubs. The staff is world class. Easy to get to from almost anywhere. A pretty perfect destination. It makes you happy just being there.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Location;Beautiful views of the Caribbean and extensive grounds with many tropical fruit trees. Private, safe and self contained yet 5 minutes to a world class resort and the beach. Convenient to Montego Bay and the airport. It really has everything from a Private tennis court, infinity saline swimming pool, putting green and so many other amenities. Elegant yet comfortable and completely newly redecorated. Year round Trade winds throughout the large fully louvered screened house. Fragrant Night Blooming Jasmine. En-suite bedrooms offer seclusion while entertaining areas are close by. Staff is warm, welcoming, professional and always available to be of assistance.The food is better than at any restaurant. Well suited to all age groups. Perfect for families or a couple's getaway. Great River House is a magical place.
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THE HORIZON POOL, GROUNDS AND SEA. PERFECTION!
START THE DAY WITH BREAKFAST UNDER THE GAZEBO WITH FRESH FRUIT FROM THE PROPERTY
A VIEW OF THE SEA AS YOU ENTER GREAT RIVER HOUSE
PRIVATE TENNIS COURT WITH PRO ON-CALL
FARM TO TABLE, YOUR WAY, ALWAYS DELICIOUS.
5 PARK LIKE ACRES, A FRUIT ORCHARD AND THAT VIEW!
THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE AT GRH.
BEDROOMS ARE COMFORTABLE AND BEAUTIFUL. A/C or LOUVERED SCREENS, YOU CHOOSE!
LUXURY AMENITIES, WALK IN SHOWERS
LUXURIOUS EUROPEAN LINENS. COZY READING AREAS. YOU MAY NOT WANT TO LEAVE.
ONE OF 5 FULL AND 2 HALF BATHS PLUS AN OUTDOOR SHOWER.
NEWLY REFURBISHED AND REDECORATED, SELF CONTAINED, YET 5 MINUTES TO ROUND HILL.
NIGHT SWIMS IN THE SALINE POOL (HEATED OPTIONAL)BEACH ENTRANCE, TODDLER END.
WELCOME TO THE SPECIAL WORLD OF GREAT RIVER HOUSE!
ENJOY YOUR FAVORITE DRINK IN THE POOL
EVERY EVENING IS SPECIAL
BEAUTIFUL DINING AT THE END OF A WONDERFUL DAY.
INDOOR/OUTDOOR LIVING AND ALWAYS A WONDERFUL BREEZE. IS IT A DREAM?
LAVISH MODERN BATHS
PRIVATE BALCONIES AND TERRACES ABOUND.
MORNING COFFEE OR AFTERNOON TEA, SERVED STEPS AWAY FROM YOUR SUITE. ENJOY!
THE CLUB ROOM- MOVIES, GAMES AND BOOKS. FUN FOR ALL!
GOLF ANYONE? PUTTING GREEN FOR PRACTICE
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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