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Stunning Sea View Plantation Retreat with House & Cottage

Bedrooms 4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Butler's sleeps up to 8 Guests: 6 adults & 2 children under 16

A departure from the usual villa rental holidays, Butler's is a private historic retreat with a Great House and Cottage (Cottage available as of June 1 2011) on 6 acres of a former plantation situated atop the village which shares its name. Butler's House and Cottage comfortably accommodates up to 8 guests and is only rented to one party at a time so guests have exclusive use of the pool & gardens regardless of how many bedrooms are rented.

Nestled in the foothills of Butlers Mountain, the property commands sweeping sea views with an intoxicating landscape of colour and fragrance. Spend your days lounging by the 35 foot pool while gazing out to the sea or take a stroll through the ruins and extensive gardens. You may discover an artifact and even run into a family of green monkeys.

The property has a generator

Butler's House and Cottage comfortably accommodates up to 8 guests and is only rented to one party at a time so guests have exclusive use of the pool & gardens regardless of how many bedrooms are rented.

Butler's Cottage will be available to rent only in conjunction with Butler's House.

Butler's House Details: Butler's House: Tastefully decorated with an eclectic selection of antique and sympathetic modern furniture, you'll quickly ease into the comfortable surroundings of Butler's House. Both of the Queen-sized bedrooms have generous bathrooms. The third bedroom features a comfortable daybed with trundle and its own video viewing. Housekeeping, pool cleaning and a gardener are included. A cook can be arranged with advance notice. Wireless, cable TV installed.

Butler's Cottage Details: The Cottage was completed in 2011. Thanks to Architect Anne Hersh’s sympathetic, understated design and Mr Lescott’s superb building team, this lovely cottage sits contentedly on the Upper Terrace close enough for ease, yet far enough away for privacy from the House. It bridges the gap between the 17th century and modern day by reflecting the elegant simplicity and homeliness of the historic Butler’s House.

Measuring 23ft x 23ft plus an 8ft verandah, the Cottage is open plan with a simple kitchen and bathroom. There will be a Queen-sized bed and a daybed with trundle in the living area, comfortable for 2 adults and 2 children under 16.

Housekeeping, pool cleaning and a gardener are included. Wireless, cable TV installed.

More Details

Property Manager
Tim Cornes
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

About Tim Cornes

In 2005, we bought, restored and rennovated an old plantation home (circa 1700's) on the charming island of Nevis. We never really knew what we had until the restoration process began. During that time, my late wife Diane and I realised that--like owners before us-- we are caretakers, ensuring Butler's will be around for many generations to come.

Tim Cornes purchased this estate in 2005

Why Tim Cornes chose Whitehall

We fell in love with Butlers House immediately we came across it. The privacy, seclusion was wonderful and the challenge to renovate a historical property was too strong to not take the challenge.

Guestbook comments from the manager

“If you are seeking a quiet retreat, a soulful beautiful setting that is yours' alone in which to unwind, consider Butlers House. The verdant surroundings so thoughtfully cared for, the impeccable service and care from the owner and those who steward the property, it's well worth the short drive required to a beach, restaurant or store for supplies. We liked it so much we rarely left (though we'd been to Nevis before). Butlers is truly a magical place.”
Apr 2017
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Whitehall Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Cottage Amenity
  • The third bathroom refers to the Cottage bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Daybed with trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Daybed with trundle
  • Butler's House and Cottage sleeps a maximum of 8 people. The House has 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms and comfortably sleeps 4 adults and 2 children under 16. The Cottage accomodates 2 adults and 2 children undr 16. ** The cottage is available for an additional fee** **The cottage is ONLY ever rented with the main home** Butler's also has a baby crib, highchair and playpen
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Butler's sits on 6 acres on historic plantation, sweeping sea views, archeological ruins, intoxicating gardens, kitchen garden, housekeeper, gardener. Catering is available. Generator Baby chair, crib and portable playpen available House and Garden amenities listed here together. Please ask owner for clarification. Credit Card payment accepted through PayPal also via the site


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Stunning Sea View Plantation Retreat with House & Cottage
average rating of 4.9375 based on 30 reviews

Beautiful house and property, the ultimate relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful comfortable house, great views and superb grounds

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peter, I am so happy to read that you all had a relaxing vacation at Butlers House. Thank you for visiting our island. Tim
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The peace and calm on Butlers House soothed every fibre of your body.

  • 5 of 5

PLEASE NOTE - I have submitted this on behalf of a family who stayed at Butlers House in Jan 2018 and had not booked via VRBO.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Allen Park, Michigan

Best property we’ve ever stayed at!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a relaxing vacation, surrounded by beauty and monkeys, look no further! I instantly fell in love the moment we drove through the gates. The house has much history and has been well maintained to showcase this. You can expect to see exactly what is portrayed through these sites. Tim (owner) and Kay (property manager) were so amazing to work with. Always in contact with us before, during and after our stay. They arranged payment, communications and transportation to the house seamlessly! Nevis is a quiet island filled with amazing people. It’s not a typical ‘resort’ atmosphere, but more an experience of true culture. We stayed at the house most of the morning/afternoon watching the monkeys, cooking and enjoying the views. We explored the beaches afterwards and went out to dinner 3 nights. I would highly recommend staying at Butlers! My husband and I have already shared the information with three of our friends who inquired after they saw our pictures. Would also be great for a group or large family trip! There is so much I could say, but don’t want to be long winded. Thank you Tim and Kay!

Ps, take the taxi and private boat to get there after flying into St. Kitts. It’s worth it!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rebecca, Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are so happy that you and your family had a wonderful time at Butlers House and the Island of Nevis Tim
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Outstanding Property!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second two week stay at Butlers House. Simply put, it’s magical. It is stunningly beautiful, comfortable, and spacious. It is well equipped with high end bedding and towels and a fully stocked kitchen. The landscape is like something out of a movie. Think Jurassic Park! Lots of wildlife to enjoy too—-the monkeys are hilarious! This home is much more than a typical vacation property. For our family it created incredible memories that will last a lifetime. We played cards in the evening on the expansive lit porch...and did our daily workouts in the yard (the hill was perfect for running up and down!). I have to mention Camela, Leroy and Tony...they work hard to keep this property looking fantastic but beyond that they are extraordinary people. We enjoyed getting to know them and look forward to seeing them again. I highly recommend spending your hard earned vacation at Butlers House in Nevis.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amanda, I am so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your return visit to Butlers House. Thank you so much for your kind words and I hope you are adjusting to the colder weather up North. Tim
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Awesome Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I have always wanted to go to Nevis and when Butlers House came up on VRBO I knew this was the one. We stayed for 3 weeks with different family members visiting. This was the best vacation I have ever had. First the house was amazing. Just like the pictures. We spent the biggest part of our time on the veranda enjoying the lovely garden and the view. The pool was also top notch. I can't put in words how beautiful this house and property is. I was concerned about the fact there is no A/C but if there had been one it would not have been used. The breezes never stop. The weather was perfect. I cannot say enough about Butlers House and also the property manager Kay Loomis is now a new friend. Enjoyed visiting with her. Camella came 2 times a week to tidy the house for us and we had dinner prepared for us on our first night there. Everyone we met were very friendly. If you are looking for a peaceful vacation this is the House to visit. We plan to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dianne, We are so happy that you enjoyed your vacation. There are so many wonderful places that you could choose and stay on the Island and we want to ensure you enjoy your time at Butlers House. We are also so lucky to have Kay and Camella, they do a wonderful job. Regards, Tim
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The real Nevis with all the perks!

  • 5 of 5

Paradise with a view of heaven from the veranda......and everywhere.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and as you say, it is pretty close to Paradise!
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Butler's Village is located between Gingerland and Newcastle

Other Activities: Hiking, artefact hunting, shelling, boating, kayaking, shopping, biking, health/beauty spa, wildlife viewing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0

Price Range: $1500 to $3200USD per week
Butler's Cottage is only rented out in conjunction with Butler's House.

Guests have exclusive use of the House, pool and property regardless of the number of bedrooms booked.

No additional government tax required. A 50% deposit is required to book. Payments can be made via PayPal, wire transfer or check.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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