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Beautiful Barbados Beachfront Property

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Last updated: 02/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4) Beachfront

Number 7 is nestled on a white sand beach on the “Platinum Coast,” the calm Caribbean Sea side of Barbados. Number 7, Freshwater Bay is situated in a small complex, with beautifully maintained lush gardens. Our cheery, clean, tropical ground floor home is built for the beach: Tile floors, lots of outdoor seating, and an open kitchen plan so you don't miss out on the sea view or guests while you cook! Our upstairs unit has a large, amazing balcony with the best view in the complex.

You can stroll a good mile in either direction on the quiet beach, collecting sea shells or having a drink at Weiser's Beach Bar. Watch from afar as the cruise ships maneuver into and out of port, tour the island or stay on the beach all day long, swimming in the fabulous calm waters, hunting for Sand Dollars or watching an occasional Sea Turtle. Time slows down here.

After a stay at Freshwater Bay you will know you have experienced beautiful Barbados, not some all-inclusive hotel, crammed in with other tourists.

We are in a neighborhood – actually it’s a quaint fishing village which we believe is paradise.
If you don't want to venture any further than across the road, you can visit 'Jack's Bush Bar,' listed in Zagat’s as famous for pork chops and Thursday night Karaoke.

Or, support the local fishermen next door and buy the freshest fish or lobster possible.

We are 7 minutes by car from Bridgetown, the Soccer/cricket stadium, and shops galore. 20 minutes to Holetown, Carlton's supermarket, in Black Rock, is close, and Super-Centre, in Warrens, is a short drive away. Royal Bank of Canada, the closest bank, is 'just up the road.' Also up the road is a petrol/convenience store open 24/7.

There's lots to do in Barbados - festivals, homes tours, walking tours, botanical gardens, and of course rum tours. We are on the West coast where there is a plethora of wonderful dining spots.

Keywords: Beachfront, Condo, Apartment, duplex, Unit 7, Freshwater Bay, Barbados, Brighton Beach, West Coast
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/09/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Can be separated into 2 separate beds...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Both bedrooms feature 'California' king beds. Guest bedroom California king can be split into two full size as needed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Chaise lounges, chairs in beachfront garden, plush beach towels, small library, amazing gardens, rafts, safe, Weekly maid service provided. More often additional....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    White sand, gentle waves and amazing blue and turquoise waters....moreless

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In bedrooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In detached Laundry Room - Shared. Free. Clothes line also available...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We feature comfortable beds, good linens, and oversized beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Cordless phone with answering machine. Local calls included. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (2) In detached Laundry Room -Shared. Heavy duty, $2.50 US per load....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    In apartment and the garden...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    We can arrange for a cook to prepare Bajan specialities or whatever you desire....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Toaster oven, blender, electric kettle...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully Equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Upstairs unit has a lovely large balcony. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lovely patio looking out on the gardens and beach featuring tables and chairs for lounging and dining....moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful gardens with sun beds and outside shower. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    'noodle floats,' rafts, snorkel gear...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Dec 24 - May 1, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,155 $4,750
Low Season
May 2 - Nov 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$850 $3,400
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Sundowners, where guests gather for drinks and tell tales of their day while watching for a 'Green Flash' sunset.

You may purchase fish from the fishing village next door. Massage and pedicures can be arranged upon request.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1985

About: Bert and I (Susan) love this place! We lead active lives in Kansas in the USA, yes Dorothy, the Land of OZ, and delight in the slower pace of Barbados. We love the great restaurants here, and as ex-restaurateurs, used to go out every evening, but now, more often that not, we buy fish from the guys next door, cook and dine on our own beach. We have made many friends among the guests and the best thing for us is that there is always someone to hang out with, or you can be totally reclusive if you wish. It's kind of like old college days, where you can go from unit to unit finding out what everyone did that day, hitch a ride to the grocery store, share a book, or get the scoop on what sights to see or where to go. The staff here is exceptional, the manager will help you have a fabulous time, tell you what to do, what not to do and arrange trips, car hire and boat rides, etc. Dog lovers that we are, we love it here so much, thru the years we have brought back three beach dogs!

Why Spring Garden, Bridgetown, Barbados:
We purchased our duplex at Freshwater Bay in 1985 after my husband fell in love with this area. We add amenities and focus on one new project each year. The bathrooms were remodeled in 2010. In 2012 we put in new stoves, refrigerators and new windows. In 2014 we replaced the doors and curtains upstairs and this year installed a beautiful new tile floor upstairs. There are new twin beds in the second bedroom upstairs and a new air conditioner in the second downstairs bedroom. The swimming on our beach is fabulous, with great sea shell specimens, interesting coral and sea glass to be found. Freshwater Bay is old Barbados – not overbuilt. The beach is quiet, not full of tourists. Walk North up the beach a bit to see where Four Seasons is building a posh resort. I can walk for a mile without seeing another person some days. Stroll South if you're more of a people watcher, and you’ll go by the Power Plant, Mt. Gay Rum, Cockspur, Weiser's Beach Bar, and the Brighten beach community, a lovely quiet, neighborhood of beach homes. We enjoy the fact that Freshwater Bay is its own little United Nations: British, Canadian, American, and local owners. As they say in Barbados, “All Visitors Welcome!”

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our Barbados home is very comfortable, decorated in tropical colors with spacious bedrooms. We are on the quiet side of the complex. The staff make the experience fantastic, from the manager Judy Marshall, to Carl the gardener and Carlotta, the housekeeper, everyone is proud of their island and understand the true meaning of hospitality. There is true camaraderie here. Bert & I know you will enjoy this peaceful, unique spot. ALSO, if you are traveling with other families and need more room the condo above & behind is available as well.

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/09/2017

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  • View from our Condo

    View from our Condo

  • View of Gardens, Gazebo & Grill For Guest Use

    View of Gardens, Gazebo & Grill For Guest Use

  • Entry walkway

    Entry walkway

  • Master Suite

    Master Suite

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Master Bath En Suite

    Master Bath En Suite

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Holetown Festival Tuk Band

    Holetown Festival Tuk Band

  • Looking North after the rain

    Looking North after the rain

  • Guest Bath

    Guest Bath

  • Walk South to the local 'Hot Pot' gathering spot.

    Walk South to the local 'Hot Pot' gathering spot.

  • View from upstairs

    View from upstairs

  • Unit 7 & 8

    Unit 7 & 8

  • View of Inside Dining Area, Flat Screen TV with Cable

    View of Inside Dining Area, Flat Screen TV with Cable

  • Outside covered dining area & lounge, & outside patio

    Outside covered dining area & lounge, & outside patio

  • Inside Lounge

    Inside Lounge

  • Master Suite - California King Bed

    Master Suite - California King Bed

  • Guest Bedroom California King splits into 2 fulls

    Guest Bedroom California King splits into 2 fulls

  • Outside covered dining area

    Outside covered dining area

  • View from patio

    View from patio

  • A few of the many 'Coral Sculptures' to see walking North.

    A few of the many 'Coral Sculptures' to see walking North.

  • Early evening, watching Cruise Ships depart.

    Early evening, watching Cruise Ships depart.

  • Several Handsome Gents at Queen's Park Christmas Morning

    Several Handsome Gents at Queen's Park Christmas Morning

  • Come for Christmas!

    Come for Christmas!

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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