The Great House

Caribbean / Barbados / Speightstown

The Great House is a luxurious yet warm and welcoming island home spanning two and a half acres of manicured tropical gardens with 100 meters of prime Caribbean beachfront and a full complement of staff to cater to every need.

up to 12
Bedrooms
up to 30
Guests
12
Bathrooms
7
Min. Nights

Overview

Its understated style and elegance borrow much from Europe and North America while retaining its original Barbadian charm.

On the seaside stands the Great House with the Great Bar overlooking a large infinity pool and the Caribbean Sea. In the Great House, the Carriage House, the two cottages and Hillaby House there are twelve spacious suites for up to 30 guests. The seaside offers numerous possibilities for formal or informal dining, entertainment or tranquil relaxation. Set amongst lily ponds, lawns and lovingly tended gardens, our neighboring land side houses a large games room, home cinema, spa room, fully equipped gym, conference room and a floodlit US Open style tennis court.

Cinema

Air-conditioned home cinema with a 120’’ projector screen, Apple TV, popcorn maker and surround sound.

Games Room

Pool table, air hockey, table tennis, backgammon and chess tables, and a wide range of family board games.

Great Bar

A central bar opening onto an infinity pool and flanked by majestic salt water aquariums with local reef fish.

Gym

State-of-the-art gym with Technogym equipment, kettlebells, free weights and exercise balls.

Library

A quiet area, to read, relax, play games, work or catch up on emails and correspondence.

Massage Room

A private massage room and shower suite on the seaside property.

Piano Room

Musically inclined guests can enjoy use of the grand piano while overlooking the ocean.

Productivity

High speed WiFi throughout the property. Conference room with work station, printer and video conferencing.

Spa Rooms

Calming spa rooms for massages and external spa services of your choosing.

Boats and Toys

A 33 ft motor boat and 18 ft speedboat with ride-on inflatables, SUP’s, snorkeling and kayaks.


Amenities

12 Bedrooms, 12 Bathrooms

Sleeps 30 Guests

Central air-conditioning
One suite is wheelchair compatible
WiFi
Infinity pool
Swimsuit dryer
33 foot motor boat
18 foot speed boat
Stand-up paddleboards
Snorkeling equipment
Kayaks
Flood-lit tennis court
Tennis rackets
Private state-of-the-art gym
Spa treatment room
Washer/dryer
Cinema room
Popcorn maker
Bathrobes
Slippers
Hair dryers
Toiletries
Fully equipped kitchen
Coffee machine
Brick pizza oven
Al fresco dining
Outdoor furniture
Beach bags
Conference facilities
Fax/Scanner/Copier
Library
Salt water aquariums
Bar
Gazebos
Filtered water stations
Sonos Sound System
Grand Piano
Games room
Pool table
Air hockey
Table tennis
Chess tables
Family board games
Backgammon

Details

Bedroom Details

The Great House Garden Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, wheelchair accessible, safe
The Great House North Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
The Great House Centre Suite: 2 twin beds or 1 king bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
The Great House South Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe

Hillaby House Upper Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Hillaby House Garden Suite: King bed and queen sofa bed, en-suite bathroom, safe

The North Cottage: King bed or 2 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe
The South Cottage: King bed or 2 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe

Carriage House Upper Suite: 2 king beds or 4 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House East Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House Centre Suite: King bed or 2 twin beds, plus 1 single bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House West Suite: King bed or 2 twin beds, plus 1 single bed, en-suite bathroom, safe

An additional suite can be made available for guests or guest staff

One suite is wheelchair compatible.

Bathroom Details

Bathrobes, slippers, hair-dryers, Penhaligon’s bathroom amenities, sarongs, and beach bags in each suite.

Beach Details

The beach is just a few seconds stroll from the house through the gardens. The estate is set on 100 metres of pristine Caribbean beachfront with idyllic swimming.
The beach bar comes with a brick pizza oven perfect for relaxed lunches at the water’s edge.

Pool Details

Infinity lap pool with ample deck space, a wading area and ocean views. A swimsuit dryer is also available.

Staff and Services

Boat Captain
Butlers (4)
Chefs (2)
Gardeners (4)
Housekeepers (4)
Kitchen assistant
Laundry service
Operations Director
Security
Villa Manager
30' Grady White Boat and boatman (fuel costs not included)

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Babysitting
Nanny services
World class wine is available for pre-order

Location Details

1-minute walk to Mullins beach
10-minute walk to Speightstown and grocery store
20-minute drive to Sandy Lane golf course
60-minute drive to airport

Villa Notes

Children welcome
Non-smoking villa
Pets not permitted
Complimentary food and beverage for children under the age of 7

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
May 01, 2021 - December 14, 2021
8 7 $ 9000 *
May 01, 2021 - December 14, 2021
10 7 $ 11000 *
May 01, 2021 - December 14, 2021
12 7 $ 13000 *
December 15, 2021 - January 10, 2022
Christmas/ New Year's
8 14 $ 21000 *
December 15, 2021 - January 10, 2022
Christmas/ New Year's
10 14 $ 23000 *
December 15, 2021 - January 10, 2022
Christmas/ New Year's
12 14 $ 25000 *
January 11, 2022 - April 30, 2022
8 7 $ 16000 *
January 11, 2022 - April 30, 2022
10 7 $ 18000 *
January 11, 2022 - April 30, 2022
12 7 $ 20222 *
May 01, 2022 - December 14, 2022
8 7 $ 11000 *
May 01, 2022 - December 14, 2022
10 7 $ 13000 *
May 01, 2022 - December 14, 2022
12 7 $ 15000 *
December 15, 2022 - January 10, 2023
Christmas/New Year's
12 14 $ 30000 *
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 *

Please add 10% tax to all rates and Room Levy of $10 per room, per night.
Daily rate of $150 USD per guest for all food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Minimum Stay Details

Minimum night stay is 7 nights. Please note that there is a 14 night minimum during Christmas and New Year's. Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.

Exclusive Offers

At Villas of Distinction, we’re grateful for each and every one of our guests, and we’re committed to providing an incomparable escape from start to finish. So, this holiday season, we’re celebrating you with two ways to get more for your getaway. New 2022 reservations made now through December 5th, will receive their choice of up to a $2,000 Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or up to $2,000 Destination Dollars - on us!

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$25,001 – $35,000

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$500

$50,001 – $75,000

$750

$75,001 – $100,000

$1,000

$100,001 +

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Offer valid for new bookings made between 11/22/21 – 12/5/21 travel from 1/9/22 – 12/31/22. Amount is based on the base villa cost only. Minimum booking value applies. Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card is issued by MetaBank®, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. No cash access or recurring payments. Can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Card valid for up to 12 months; unused funds will forfeit after the valid thru date. Card terms and conditions apply. Offer is valid for travel advisors clients. The Villas of Distinction Prepaid Card will be mailed directly to the travel advisors client. Client mailing address must be provided. Destination Dollars are valid for select pre-paid services only. Services offered are subject to availability. 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.

Calendar

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Location

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