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Platinum Coast Villa -Your Home Away from Home with small private pool tennis

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Brand New, Immaculate, Fully Equipped 2 Bedroom Villa small private pool tennis

Located just minutes walking distance from the beach ( 500/600 mt) , Holetown (1 km) and Golf Courses (2km) you will enjoy your stay in our townhome. We have everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The ground floor leads out to a beautiful patio, with outdoor dining and living area, complete with sofas and garden lounge chairs, and a small private pool. The modern Italian kitchen has every convenience: granite countertops, microwave, oven, coffee maker, dishwasher, pots, pans, dishes making it enjoyable to stay in for any meal.

Relax in our lovely living room, with A/C, LCDtelevision, CABLE TV, books, and games for adults and children.

Upstairs there's a master bedroom with king-size bed, balcony, and bathroom with a jacuzzi. The second bedroom has twin beds, which can be pushed together to make a king size, balcony, and a bathroom with a walk in shower. Every room has plenty of towels, beach towels, shampoo, soaps etc. You will feel right at home in this wonderful vacation house

Please, note that this house is really CHILDREN FRIENDLY. You can find a special children's set with their own towels and crockery, changing set, highchair, floatings and toys.

For your children's safety, the two french doors downstairs (with the pool access) are protected by iron bars that can be totally opened and disappear, allowing the guests to have the breeze coming in the house.

More Details

Owner
Alexandra
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Folkestone in Saint James

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Upstairs there are two in room bathrooms and there is a half bathroom (with toilet and sink) on the ground floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The master bedroom is furnished with original colonial furniture, including a four-poster canopy bed. The second bedroom has two single large beds (that can be joined together to form a king size bed). Both the bathrooms are very elegant with marble countertops, jacuzzi and shower. Both the bedrooms are very quiet and lead out to a balcony. The rooms have high timber vaulted ceilings, air conditioning and ceiling fans. There's plenty of towels (beach and pool towels included), soaps, shampoos, etc and there are hair dryers. Private electronic safe box.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The living room with A/C is large and very well furnished with comfortable and designer furniture. The Italian kitchen has plenty of plates, pans, glasses, tablecloths - for fantastic cooks and great meals.The patio has real sofas (not uncomfortable garden furniture!) and garden lounge chairs. Housekeeper included, comes once a week (available every day for an extra fee). We can arrange for you to have a car for a very special rate and we can arrange transport for you from the airport to the property. On request, we can also provide drinks and food at your arrival. The car is not necessary because the beach and the shops (1km) can be reached by foot or bus.Anyway Barbados is a fantastic island, with many beautiful beaches, a great capital town and a beautiful countryside so it would be worth it to try to tour around the entire island. Don't forget we're very close to the Folkstone Marine Reserve, the most important coral reef and snorkeling area in Barbados and the best Golf

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Platinum Coast Villa -Your Home Away from Home with small private pool tennis
average rating of 4.521739 based on 23 reviews
4

Wonderful

  • 4 of 5

Our experience was great start to finish. The property owner is organized and responsive. Booking was easy, and she arranged transport to and from the airport for us for a reasonable rate. The property Manager, Raphael, was friendly, available and very helpful. This home is perfect for relaxing. It's clean, quite and safe. Having the plunge pool was fantastic! We felt right at home. Beaches were close, not more than a 10 minute walk in either direction. Bus stop is right at the end of the street as well. Local restaurants are also fantastic. Don't miss the Sea Cat on the way to Holetown.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, dear Jasmine, you were a very special guest for us!! I hope you could come back again in my dream's Island! Cheers alex
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3

Nice place but not quite as advertised

  • 3 of 5

The townhouse is as pictured, nice plunge pool, lots of space. Dealing with Alex was very easy. She answered all questions quickly and the booking was easy. We, a group of 4 women, stayed here for 10 nights in Nov-Dec.

But, the master bedroom has a queen sized bed, the whirlpool tub does not work, there is no dishwasher or DVD player.

We had a less than happy welcome on our arrival from Claudia. She left us with a refrigerator that was not working properly ( internal temp of fridge was 18 degs. C), a bedroom safe that did not work, a burnt out light at the front door leaving the entrance in total darkness and snide remarks about the great deal we got so we should not complain. Although she knew we were arriving late and she had waited there for almost 2 hrs.( we were in contact several times by phone) she could have made the house inviting by at least starting the AC in the bedrooms to cool them. Instead we were scolded for being late. Our taxi driver could not find the house with her instructions.

The bright light was Rachel, the community manager. She arranged for the necessary repairs. She got on a ladder and changed the light herself the next day. She brought us shampoo and paper towels ( as listed in the amenities) because Claudia was too busy to come across the island just for that.

The main road is 600 meters from the townhouse, not the beach. The beach with public access is 1.6 kms. away.

If you want to stay somewhere away from it all (including restaurants) this is the place for you. If you want to dip in a plunge pool, this is the place for you. But if you plan to go to the beach each day, look for something in Holetown or the Gap.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bonnie, I really apologize for the little problems you're referring. I'm so sorry you had not the expected assistence by the property Manager (Claudia) but she has fired and now, with the new and very efficient Manager, my house is perfect as it always was. As you can see in the former reviews, the house is usually very well maintened and all the guests were always satisfied. The tub and the dishwashers work, all the lights are ok. The nearest beach is around 500 meters, I'm sorry you didn't find the access. I hope you could be my guest again and I hope to meet you in Barbados and have a dinner together offered by me! Thanks for your review, it helped me to change things! Alex
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4

Nice and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Stayed at the property for 10 nights and loved every minute. The property is a 1.6km walk from Holetown and therefore well situated for all amenities. Lovely comfortable property where we could idle away the hours in the privacy of the garden soaking up the sun.

Alessandra and Claudia were very easy to deal with and helpful with all our queries.

Loved our stay in Porters.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU VERY MUCH, dear Chris!!!
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5

Absolute Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Our tenth holiday in Barbados and our third villa holiday, Arileo surpasses all others.

The location, just up a quiet drive off the main coast road, between Colony Club and Fairmont Royal Pavillion, within easy reach of Holetown and Speightstown in a peaceful, gated, secure small community of 26 villas with a nice size shared pool (which we saw nobody but us use).

The villa itself, as previous reviewers have said, is more stunning than the photographs portray. The furniture and fittings are of high quality and tasteful; this is not your usual basic, bland and hardy rental property with bare minimum everything... It has everything! From soap to cleaning stuffs to towels to pool toys to the biggest jacuzzi I've ever seen to the coolest fridge/freezer! Full complement of plates, cups, glasses, cups, utensils....everything!

The patio gets sun all day until about 3pm and relaxing & dining on the outdoor patio is beautiful.

A real taste of luxury. I cannot recommend this enough.

Alessandra and Claudia, thank you both for making us so welcome. I sincerely hope that we will be able to return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lindsay, thank you very much!!! I really hope you could come again in Barbados and, why not?, in Italy!!!!! See you soon alessandra
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5

Just Awesome

  • 5 of 5

As others have said you can only really appreciate this property when you get to it - the photos don't do it justice !!! It has a lovely homely feel with some great decor and instantly makes you feel relaxed, Alessandra and Claudia did a great job !!! Everything is as you would expect it to be - clean and working ! The booking process was easy and Claudia made us feel at ease with the transactions etc.

I can only reiterate what others have said and agree that this is a fabulous place to stay when visIting Barbados - we will undoubtedly return !!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Adrian, it's me that I have to THANK YOU. Thank you to be my guest, thank you to be so easygoing, thank you to be so kind. Claudia told me you were a real gentleman and I always hope to meet a guest like you. I hope you could come again to Barbados (or to Italy and visit me) and I'm happy you loved our Island. Thank you very much again and see you soon alessandra
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5

FEELING AT HOME

  • 5 of 5

When we walked through those doors upon our arrival, we were pleased beyond our expectations. Photos could never do this place justice.

The living room area is large and comfortable. The decks and private pool absolutely great. LOVED the main bath's jacuzzi and large bathroom. Lovely bedrooms and mattresses so comfy that we slept way too late most days.

Also, Alexandra, your decorating style is lovely. So many extra tasteful touches.

We loved our breakfasts outside each morning, listening the hummingbirds

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I guess the best way to sum up our stay is to say that even though we knew that we were only guests of 17 Porter's Gate, we very quickly thought of it as "home" for the short period of time that we were lucky enough to call here "ours."

Come "home" at the end of the day was truly one of the highlights of our trip. We now know, for ourselves, why so many guests say that they will return here again

Best regards

Mark and Kate

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mark, thank you so much!!! Please, give a huge kiss to Carly and come back soon!!! Have a fantastic summer alexandra
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
grantley adams international airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
ju ju's bar
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
royal westmoreland and sandy lane
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
lone star
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Heron Bay & Royal Pavillon's beach
Car: recommended

Porters Gate Community is in the best area of Barbados. Located on the Platinum Coast, between the best Golf Courses: Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland, there are magnificent beaches on the Carribean Sea. You also have the nicest town on the Island - Holetown - around a mile away with a supermarket, banks, post office, 24hr medical service, bars, restaurants, mall and duty free shops.Holetown is only 1km away, has now become the premier town in Barbados, the new "Lime Grove" shopping Pavilion is really incredible! The Porter's Gate community is gated and it has security service, even if Barbados is safe and friendly. You can relax in your small private pool or in the communal area that has a large pool, private tennis court and Gym (under construction) : the property is provided with tennis rackets, snorkel equipment, beach umbrellas and chairs, cooler, toys. Special fares for car rental or beach sports. Enjoy!

Other Activities: The Villa is very close to best beaches on the West Coast - just a short walk - but far from the noisy main road.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Folkestone, Barbados

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter season
4 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£468
for 3 nights
From
£156
 
 
spring season
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£338
for 3 nights
From
£113
 
 
summer season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£693
for 5 nights
From
£139
 
 
fall
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£208
for 3 nights
From
£69
 
 
october/november
1 Oct 2017 - 20 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£312
for 3 nights
From
£104
 
 
winter
21 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£416
for 3 nights
From
£139
 
 
Christmas
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,304
for 7 nights
From
£186
 
 
winter season
7 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£468
for 3 nights
From
£156
 
 
spring
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£312
for 3 nights
From
£104
 
 
summer season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£416
for 3 nights
From
£139
 
 
fall
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£208
for 3 nights
From
£69
 
 
october / november
1 Oct 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£312
for 3 nights
From
£104
 
 
winter season
21 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£416
for 3 nights
From
£139
 
 
Christmas
16 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,304
for 7 nights
From
£186
 
 
winter season
7 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£468
for 3 nights
From
£156
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
From
£121
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 8.5%

•FREE MEET & GREET AT THE AIRPORT. Our manager will meet you at the airport to give you all the informations and you will meet them again at home to show it to you. You can call him during your stay for every question, help and advice. He can also book for you car, taxi, restaurants and trips on the Island

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