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Fustic Village, St. Lucy, Barbados

$3,750 - $8,500 / USD PER Night
7 Bedroom Historic Estate, 7 Bathrooms, Fully staffed, Pool, Private gym, Access to Little Good Harbour
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Details

Built in the early 18th century, this stately home of coral stone exudes traditional charm. The 11-acre property set in the north of the island, was re-designed between the late 60s - early 70s by celebrated English theatrical designer Oliver Messel for Charles Graves (brother of poet Robert Graves). His signature style was in making indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly flow together-creating a comfortable and elegant family home of exceptional beauty.

The extensive property is perched on a coral ridge with unforgettable views of the Caribbean coastline, with a park of mahogany trees amidst mature, lush gardens - designed by the landscape designer for the Royal Palace of Hampton Court. The impeccably kept grounds with a koi-filled lotus lake, provide a peaceful oasis to stroll or relax.

The seven luxury suites in four separate wings, are spaced far enough to give optimum privacy. The Pavilion at the bottom of the Tropical Ravine has a suite with an outdoor shower and a kitchenette. The huge reception room boasts a high-tech home cinema: 60" plasma, high definition television, Blu Ray DVD and a Martin Logan electrostatic speaker sound system. This area is surrounded by wrap-around purple heart wood terracing - with a mahogany tree growing through the west deck.

The natural lagoon-shaped pool designed by Messel, is fed by ionised water - similar to swimming in a natural spring. At night the pool evokes magic with its lights set below. The expansive sun deck adjacent to the pool, is built over the ravine within the trees -like a giant tree house. Picture yourself with the scenic view as your backdrop, tanning or having an aperitif before a sumptuous dinner prepared by chef on staff (formally of Lonestar Restaurant and Maddox fame).

Fustic House Private Estate, the ideal getaway for large families or groups, offers the finest in Caribbean island living.

Location

Distance to Beach: 5 minute walk to Half Moon Fort Beach
Distance to Town: 10 minutes to Speightstown, 20 minutes to Holetown, 30 minute drive to Bridgetown
Distance to Airport: 55 minute drive to Grantley Adams International (BGI)

Features &
Amenities

Features:

  1. -Air conditioning, ceiling fans
  2. -Fully equipped kitchen, dining room
  3. -Telephone: VOIP - unlimited calls to North America and Europe (flat fee)
  4. -State of the art Home Theater System, 60" high definition Plasma TV, electrostatic speakers, DVD player, CD player, Bose sound systems in all suites
  5. -High speed, wireless ADSL internet, fax machine
  6. -Games room/small on-property gym with free weights, yoga and pilates equipment,
  7. -Guests are able to use Little Good Harbour/The Fishpot beachfront restaurant + bar
  8. -Security safe



Outdoor Features:

  1. -Sandy quiet beach at Half Moon Fort Fishing Village (5 min walk from Tropical Ravine)
  2. -Lagoon style swimming pool built into the coral ridge- 48' x 17'; 3' at shallow end and 6' at deep end
  3. -Small private pond with an island, large sun deck over the tropical ravine, lotus lake, Arawak cave system, Mahogany park, Covered terraces, balconies
  4. -Gas BBQ, al fresco dining
  5. -Children's play area, table tennis, badminton, trampoline, seesaw and swing
  6. -Watersports by request - Concierge can assist with arrangements
  7. -Guests are able to use Little Good Harbour/The Fishpot beach facilities and floating jetty


Extra Services:

  1. -18th century historic 11 acre estate, fully enclosed and gated
  2. -Security: 24 hour
  3. *Concierge Team: Knowledgeable, experienced and committed to serving your needs. The Guest Services Coordinator enjoys helping others and is passionate about taking great care of guests. The Concierge Manager, uses her exceptional organisational skills to ensure you enjoy a seamless holiday experience. They love making arrangements and recommendations to help make your holiday special...before your arrival, for your arrival, during your stay and right up to your departure. Just ask what they can do for you!



Staff Details:

  1. Chef: Professional, offers five star cuisine, cost of food extra ($)
  2. *Note: The villa is staffed with Housekeepers that keep the property spotless, servicing bedrooms and bathrooms each morning and will launder any clothes as requested.

Staff

Owner's Representative, Chef, Cook, Kitchen Assistant, Butler, 3 Housekeepers (Including a Laundress), Estate Manager, 3-4 Gardeners

Bedroom
Descriptions

Great House-Master Bedroom -1:

King size bed, en-suite bathroom, tub, shower, double vanity, air-conditioning

Great House-Wisteria Suite -2:

King size bed, bathroom adjacent, shower, air-conditioning

Messel Wing-Sunset Suite -3:

2 Twin beds, en-suite, shower, air-conditioning

Messel Wing-Seaview Suite -4:

2 Twin beds, en-suite bathroom, shower, air-conditioning

Plantation Wing-Mahogany Suite -5:

King size bed, en-suite bathroom, tub, outdoor shower, double vanity, air-conditioning

Plantation Wing-Wicker Suite -6:

King size bed, en-suite bathroom, tub, outdoor shower, double vanity, air-conditioning

Pavilion -7:

King size bed, bathroom adjacent, outdoor shower, air-conditioning, kitchenette

Villa
Policies

  1. Children welcome
  2. Maximum 14 guests
  3. No smoking is permitted inside
  4. Owner will consider small pets, request permission
  5. *Late departures and early arrivals incur fees - please inquire
7.5% tax not included
5 night minimum stay year-round
14 night minimum stay over Christmas/ New Years
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