About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
3 Bedrooms, 5.0 Bathrooms, 6 Sleeps
Welcome to a luxury vacation rental located in the fabulous Montego Bay area of Jamaica. Built in 1956 by a member of the Du Pont family, and recently renovated by modernist architect Tom Reed, Great River House is located in a private gated neighborhood, the entire property fenced and entered through wrought iron gates. In a landscape peppered with reggae music and vibrant wild orchids, enjoy pure tranquility next holiday in the Caribbean!
The grounds at Great River House include a hard-surface tennis court, a putting green and a spacious lawn with badminton and croquet. The large swimming pool features an infinity waterfall edge, fountain, expansive stone terrace and divided shallow childrens pool. Fruit trees enhance the manicured lawns, while royal palms, citrus and pimento trees are gently lit each evening. The villa combines elegance, an expansive pool terrace, state-of-the-art technology, Wi-Fi and cable TV so you can unwind in style. Your reservation includes the services of a full staff with chef, driver, butler, housekeeping and laundry.
Locally-crafted mahogany furniture reflects an old Jamaican ambience, complemented with contemporary designer fabrics and a chefs kitchen The interiors are distinguished by artwork from famous illustrator Arthur Taylor and painter George Rodrique as well as original Jamaican watercolors and oils. High vaulted ceilings and overhead fans keep the feelings airy and breezy. Great River House also serves as a delectable locale for a wedding or anniversary.
Five exquisite bedrooms with Kohler en-suite bathrooms featuring water tiles accommodate up to ten guests at this non-smoking villa. You will find four king sized beds and two twin beds. The master suite features a dual vanity, lounge area and a balcony. Each suite has been decorated to suit the tastes of everyone in the family.
Candlelight dinners are served in an interior air conditioned dining room where guests may enjoy a view over the pool and its infinity edge to the sea. Meals may also be served alfresco on the 2,400 square foot terrace. The chef loves to treat guests to fresh fish and grilled lobster and everyones favorite jerk pork and chicken prepared in the local way. Also, enjoy farm-to-table fruits, herbs and avocados grown right on the property. Three beaches Round Hill, Reading and Cornwall as well as the Tryall Golf Club are just a short drive away. Jamaica awaits!
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Round Hillfacilities will not be available begining ofSeptember until midOctober due to their scheduled annual maintenance.
There is a pet/watch dog thatis kept either in the walled staff courtyard or if guests prefer, in the kennel at a distance from the villa (there are 5 acres).
Bedroom 1 - Master Suite: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Dual Vanity, Lounge area, Television, Ceiling fan, Balcony, Safe
Bedroom 2: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 3: 2 Twin size beds, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Lounge area
Bedroom 4: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Dual Vanity, Television, Ceiling fan, Safe
Bedroom 5: King size bed or 2 Twin size beds, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rainshower, Dual Vanity, Ceiling fan, Terrace
Fully equipped kitchen
Formal dining area with seating for 10
iPod docking station
Baby equipment cribs
Club room with board games game table
Infinity saline swimming pool (heating at additional cost)
Alfresco dining with seating for 6
View of ocean
Membership to Round Hill Hotel with restaurant, Kids club, watersports beach access
Extra cost (advance notice may be required):
Activities and excursions
Points of Interest
3.8 km to Round Hill Hotel Villas
8.9 km to Tryall Golf Club
10.3 km to Rose Hall
12.3 km to Aqua Sol Theme Park
14.9 km to Town of Montego Bay
48 km to Luminous Lagoon
65.1 km to Appleton Estate Sugar Rum Factory
66 km to Blue Hole Mineral Spring
3.8 km to Round Hill Beach
4.1 km to Reading Beach
12.2 km to Cornwall Beach
14.8 km to Sangster International Airport (MBJ)
Maximum 10 guests
Pets are not allowed
Social events permitted (upon request only)
Additional bedding available
Gratuity (10% during High Season 15% during Low Season)
Check in: 3:00PM
Check out: 11:00AM
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay
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Wonderful few days in Jamaica
Everything was perfect. The villa is stunning, interiors WOW. All fabrics have been chosen in sync with the Jamaican surrounds and make you feel hugely comfortable, as well as provide a really decadent, but homely standard of living. The staff were phenomenal, helpful but discreet. The garden beautiful, tennis court and swimming pool perfect. We will be back!!
The weather during our stay was awful! It rained for five days straight in Montego Bay and the surrounding areas. Fortunately, however, our villa was a piece of heaven on earth. The accommodations were stellar, the staff was top notch and our meals were delightful. Chef Carlington fixed wonderful culinary treats each day. The cooking class gave us a fun family bonding experience. Kirk, our butler, tended to everyone's needs so that we all felt special. After we got over the weather issue, we realized that the rain gave us an opportunity to enjoy each other's company in a extraordinary setting.
First time we have had a full staff and it was so worth it! We were well taken care of from drinks being served to reservations and car services being handled
relaxing, pampering, awesome
we loved every minute of our week. the villa is beautiful and the staff were amazing. we were catered to and pampered from the moment we arrived. the food was better than it would have been in any resort. the villa owner checked on us a couple of times during the week to make sure that we were happy, which we also appreciated. all in all, it was a perfect, relaxing vacation. having use of the beach at Round Hill was also great. Carlington, Howard and the whole house staff couldn't have been more welcoming to us. we will be back!!!