Hemingway House

Caribbean / Barbados / Gibbes Beach

Top architect Larry Warren's latest plantation style designed Hemingway House is tucked away between the serenity of Gibbes Beach and the highly popular Mullins Beach.

up to 4
Bedrooms
up to 8
Guests
4.5
Bathrooms
5
Min. Nights

Overview

The property offers a gorgeous and unique vantage point with Mullins Bay to the north, and the glistening, vast ocean directly in front.

The two-storey retreat is finished in coral stone on both its exterior and interior with handcrafted sconces, recessed lighting, ceiling fans and air-conditioning throughout. There is an oceanfront gazebo with a marble dining table set within the lush tropical gardens that is the perfect spot to enjoy outdoor dining. The lagoon pool borders the gazebo and is partially enclosed by a beautiful rock backdrop from which Bougainvilleas cascade. The garden's statement piece is a lovely outdoor candelabra that was a gift from the architect and it hangs beautifully from a shady tree completing this tranquil setting.

The villa's ground floor includes a fabulous "indoor/outdoor" living room/dining room which opens onto the wrap around ocean view terrace. There is a garden room bedroom overlooking the pool with a fully marbled en suite, a powder room and terrace. The ocean facing veranda offers an alfresco dining area, colourful Kilim furniture, bespoke light fixtures and finely crafted iron gates that fold back, opening the whole area to the sea and gardens.

The home also boasts a fully state of the art kitchen with a professional Wolf range and oven; Miele microwave and double oven; ice maker, a Subzero double door fridge, dish washer, a walk-in pantry and David Mellor cutlery. Adjoining the kitchen is a fully equipped bar connecting to the living room featuring two separate wine coolers that can keep different wines at appropriate temperatures; a second ice maker as well as a butler's sink. There is a laundry area off the kitchen as well as staff quarters on the outside of the property.

The first floor houses the remaining three bedrooms. The master bedroom suite spreads along the entire upper sea-facing side of the home, and features the bedroom with en suite bathroom, a walk-in dressing room and a separate study. The spacious bedroom features hard wood floors and opens onto a private wrap-around balcony with ocean, bay and pool views with comfortable lounge chairs. The perfect spot to unwind and watch the sunset on an evening.

The spacious en suite bathroom features marble floors and a C.P. Hart designed Cherry wood enclosed centre piece bath, his-and-her marble vanities with elegant self standing wooden cabinet and armchair. The spacious shower features jets and separate seating. The study is positioned between the master bedroom and en suite and both the en suite and study offer also offer direct access to the bedroom suite's wrap-around balcony.

The second bedroom sits beside the master suite, has a walk-in dressing room and opens onto a balcony overlooking the bay, pool and garden below. The bedroom's large family en suite has a shower and bathtub as well as his-and-hers vanity, and marble floor.

The third bedroom also opens onto the balcony with views of the pool and garden and has an en suite with his-and-hers vanity and a walk-in shower room. All four bedrooms have their own televisions and Sonos sound.

This home is ideal for a large family or friends looking for a private beachfront retreat with modern amenities.


Features

4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms

Sleeps 8 People

Beachfront

Waterfront

Pool

Air Conditioning

Staffed Villa

Air conditioning - throughout

Beach shower

Ceiling fans – throughout

DVD library

Fully equipped kitchen

Gazebo

Hair dryers

Laundry room

Mini bar

Security safes

Security system

SONOS sound in each bedroom, the study, living room/dining room & terrace

TV with cable

Wireless internet


Details

Bedroom Details

Master Bedroom: King size bed, en-suite bathroom, shower, double vanity
Bedroom 2: King size bed, en-suite bathroom, shower, double vanity
Bedroom 3: King size bed (or split for two twin beds) bed, en-suite bathroom, shower, double vanity
Bedroom 4: Queen size bed, en-suite bathroom

Bathroom Details

Master Bathroom: Tub,
Bathroom 2: Tub, en-suite, shower, double vanity
Bathroom 3: En-suite, shower only, double vanity
Bathroom 4: Tub/shower, en-suite, single vanity
Powder room

Beach Details

Direct access to Mullins beach

Pool Details

Private swimming pool
The pool can be made secure for young children with a wrap-around pool protector available onsite

Staff and Services

Guard (Shift 12 hr)
Chef
Housekeeper
Laundress

Location Details

Airport: 32.1-km
Speightstown: 1.8-km
Holetown: 5.6-km
Bridgetown: 17.1-km
Golf - Royal Westmoreland: 3.7-km
Beach Bar - Mullins Restaurant: 230-m
Watersports nearby

Villa Notes

Please note: The property shares a driveway with two other villas
Children welcome
Smoking is not permitted indoors

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
April 15, 2019 - December 14, 2019
4 5 $2310
December 15, 2019 - December 19, 2019
4 5 $3755
December 20, 2019 - January 10, 2020
Christmas / New Year's
4 14 $5270
January 11, 2020 - April 14, 2020
4 5 $3755
April 15, 2020 - December 14, 2020
4 5 $2310
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details

Rental Rates are nightly and are subject to 10% Shared Economy Levy + 1.5% Service Fee
Nightly rates are for accommodations only and do not include food and beverage, unless expressly stated. A security deposit is taken at  the time of final payment.

Security Deposit Details

$2,500


Exclusive Offers

We believe in transforming exceptional escapes into something even more extraordinary. That’s why we’re giving you up to $4,000 Destination Dollars to elevate your 2019 villa vacation experience. Let us arrange a privately chartered sunset cruise, in-villa spa treatment, airport transportation – and more. The choices are endless – and all yours. Once your dream villa vacation is booked, your personal concierge will help you coordinate and schedule every element of your dream villa vacation.

Here’s how you can earn your Destination Dollars:

Amount Spent Destination Dollars Rewards
$5,000 - $15,000 $300
$15,000 - $25,000 $500
$25,001 - $35,000 $700
$35,001 - $50,000 $1,000
$50,001 - $75,000 $1,500
$75,001 - $100,000 $2,000
$100,001 + $4,000

Offer valid for new bookings made between 11/4/19-11/30/19 for travel from 11/5/19-12/31/19.  Destination Dollars of up to $4,000. Valid for select pre-paid services only. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.  Refer to Promo Code: Double-Destination-Dollars-10-2019 

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.