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Beautiful Barbados Beachfront Property

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4) Beachfront

Location

Number 7 is nestled on a white sand beach on the “Platinum Coast,” the calm Caribbean Sea side of Barbados. Number 7, Freshwater Bay is situated in a small complex, with beautifully maintained lush gardens. Our cheery, clean, tropical ground floor home is built for the beach: Tile floors, lots of outdoor seating, and an open kitchen plan so you don't miss out on the sea view or guests while you cook! Our upstairs unit has a large, amazing balcony with the best view in the complex. There are wonderful mosquito curtains on the balcony that don’t impede the spectacular view at all but give a bit of privacy and lots of nighttime mosquito protection!

Beach

You can stroll a good mile in either direction on the quiet beach, collecting sea shells or having a drink at a Beach Bar. Watch from afar as the cruise ships maneuver into and out of port, tour the island or stay on the beach all day long, swimming in the fabulous calm waters, hunting for Sand Dollars or watching an occasional Sea Turtle. Time slows down here.

Ambiance

After a stay at Freshwater Bay you will know you have experienced beautiful Barbados, not some all-inclusive hotel, crammed in with other tourists.

Nearby

We are in a neighborhood – actually it’s a quaint fishing village which we believe is paradise.

If you don't want to venture any further than across the road, you can visit 'Jack's Bush Bar,' listed in Zagat’s as famous for pork chops and noisy Thursday night Karaoke.

Or, support the local fishermen next door and buy the freshest fish or lobster possible.

We are 7 minutes by car from Bridgetown, the Soccer/cricket stadium, and shops galore. 20 minutes to Holetown. Carlton's supermarket, in Black Rock, is close, 7 minutes by car or a 15-20 minute walk. Super-Centre, or Cost U Less in Warrens, is a short drive away. Royal Bank of Canada, the closest bank, is 'just up the road.' Also up the road is a petrol/convenience store open 24/7. Homesick for Pizza or hot dogs? It's the place!

There's lots to do in Barbados - festivals, homes tours, walking tours, botanical gardens, and of course rum tours. We are on the West coast where there is a plethora of wonderful dining spots. Street food is fabulous, good portions and cheap compared to restaurants!

Keywords: Beachfront, Condo, Apartment, duplex, Unit 7, Freshwater Bay, Barbados, Brighton Beach, West Coast

More Details

Property Manager
Judy Marshall
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 August, 2018

About Judy Marshall

Bert and I (Susan) love this place! We lead active lives in Kansas in the USA, yes Dorothy, the Land of OZ, and delight in the slower pace of Barbados. We love the great restaurants here, and as ex-restaurateurs, used to go out every evening, but now, more often that not, we buy fish from the guys next door, cook and dine on our own beach. We have made many friends among the guests and the best thing for us is that there is always someone to hang out with, or you can be totally reclusive if you wish. It's kind of like old college days, where you can go from unit to unit finding out what everyone did that day, hitch a ride to the grocery store, share a book, or get the scoop on what sights to see or where to go. The staff here is exceptional, Judy will help you have a fabulous time, tell you what to do, what not to do and arrange trips, car hire and boat rides, etc. Dog lovers that we are, we love it here so much, thru the years we have brought back three beach dogs!

Judy Marshall purchased this apartment in 1985

Why Judy Marshall chose Spring Garden

The outside of the apartments have just been freshly painted and look great!

We purchased our duplex at Freshwater Bay in 1985 after my husband fell in love with this area. We add amenities and focus on one new project each year. The bathrooms were recently remodeled. In 2012 we put in new stoves, refrigerators and new windows. In 2014 we replaced the doors and curtains in both units and in 2016 installed a beautiful new tile floor upstairs. Mosquito curtains were installed on the upstairs balcony this year. Our big project in fall 2019 will be a complete demolition of the downstairs kitchen and installation of granite countertops and beautiful cabinets. There are new twin beds in the second bedroom upstairs and a new air conditioner in the second downstairs bedroom.

The swimming on our beach is fabulous, with great sea shell specimens, interesting coral and sea glass to be found. Freshwater Bay is old Barbados – not overbuilt. The beach is quiet, not full of tourists. Walk North up the beach a bit to see where Four Seasons is building a posh resort. I can walk for a mile without seeing another person some days. Stroll South if you're more of a people watcher, and you’ll go by the Power Plant, (the only flaw in our paradise) Mt. Gay Rum, Cockspur, Weiser's Beach Bar, and the Brighten beach community, a lovely quiet, neighborhood of beach homes.

We enjoy the fact that Freshwater Bay is its own little United Nations: British, Canadian, American, and local owners. As they say in Barbados, “All Visitors Welcome!”

What makes this apartment unique

Our Barbados home is very comfortable, decorated in tropical colors with spacious bedrooms. We are on the quiet side of the complex. The staff make the experience fantastic, from the manager Judy Marshall, to Carl the gardener and Nikki, the housekeeper. They are proud of their island and understand the true meaning of hospitality. There is true camaraderie here. Bert & I know you will enjoy this peaceful, unique spot. ALSO, if you are traveling with other families and need more room the condo above & behind is available as well.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Spring Garden in Bridgetown

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet time is 10 pm to 8 am, except Thursday evening karaoke night!
  • Use of facilities, including parking is solely for owners & paying guests.
  • Should you want to entertain guests on site, please check with Judy.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En Suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can be separated into 2 separate beds
  • King size beds (1) Both bedrooms feature 'California' king beds. Guest bedroom California king can be split into two full size as needed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Chaise lounges, chairs in beachfront garden, plush beach towels, small library, amazing gardens, rafts, safe, Weekly maid service provided. More often additional.

Reviews

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Beautiful Barbados Beachfront Property
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Week Vacation in Barbados Beachfront Property

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at freshwaterbay was magnificent. It is well worth it to stay in a beachfront property to get a relaxing experience. Waking up to the beautiful view of turquoise water and watching the sunset in the evening was a magical experience. The property itself was clean, and open. We spent a lot of time in the porch area looking at the water. I guess the only set back was there was no shampoo provided, but we just bought some at the local grocery.

The road to arrive at the apartments were a little worrisome as there is a big factory nearby. But when at the beach property, we hardly noticed it. The beach by the property is really for walks and the water is great for swimming. All in all the experience was great and definitely worth the extra cost rather than staying in an airbnb 10 min away from the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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northern virginia
5

Bajen holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was a very relaxing week surrounded by blue water and sand, far from snow and closed schools and workplaces. We enjoyed toasting the sunsets from the patio on day one, and floating peacefully in the crystal blue water on lazy mornings just steps from the patio and wandering along beaches past palms, coral and bougainvillea, ginger and Bird of Paradise flowers. The community of like minded tenants were friendly and helpful, sharing favorite day trips and island favorite destinations . We enjoyed several very nice, sophisticated restaurants and several authentic Bajen menu features, rum bars and walk-up shops. We had breakfast at the Polo field while attending a craft fair. All part of the experience of Barbados. The cuisine was wonderful and the fresh fish plentiful from flying fish to barracuda. The tropical plants and foliage were indescribably beautiful at every stop throughout the island. We deplaned and stopped on the way home to tour a local rum distillery dating back centuries; we ended the week relaxing in a private garden tucked into this tropical paradise. You will find a car necessary to get to the many special towns and sites but it is easy to find your way. Take friends or family and rejuvenate yourselves and enjoy a week you will not soon forget.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This couple achieved the perfect balance of relaxation, sightseeing and finding a mix of elegant and local restaurants. The husband painted some amazing watercolours of the beach and gardens. He was kind enough to leave us one that has already been framed and hung!
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Stilwell, KS/USA
5

Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a long weekend at the apartment. We couldn't have had a better time. The accommodations were ideal, including the spectacular view. We took long watches on the beach and captured the sunset every evening perched up on the brick wall. I highly recommend this getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: February 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fun couple. Nice to see people enjoy life.
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Stilwell, KS/USA
5

Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a long weekend at the apartment. We couldn't have had a better time. The accommodations were ideal, including the spectacular view. We took long watches on the beach and captured the sunset every evening perched up on the brick wall. I highly recommend this getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: February 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canada
5

February 2011

  • 5 of 5

If you want to just relax and enjoy the view and not have to worry about any thing, then this is the place. If you're upset about something, just wait until the morning and the view and the sound of the surf will take it all away.We had ten wonderful days here and were treated like family.The apartment was very clean, the beds were excellent and the decor was A1. If you want to do a lot of sightseeing you really should have a car but there is great taxi service available. The owners were staying there at their apartment during our stay and did everything to make our stay very enjoyable. This must be the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow that we saw on our last morning.Truly a small piece of Paradise.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: February 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed "hosting" these two couples. They did fun things, embraced Bajan culture and added to the complex!
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)
Car: recommended

Sundowners, where guests gather for drinks and tell tales of their day while watching for a 'Green Flash' sunset.

You may purchase fish from the fishing village next door. Massage and pedicures can be arranged upon request.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Spring Garden, St. Michael

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 14 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£433
for 4 nights
From
£108
£730
£2,897
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018-19
15 Nov 2018 - 15 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£382
for 3 nights
From
£127
£865
£3,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
One Week Winter Special
10 Mar 2019 - 16 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
£649
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£324
for 3 nights
From
£108
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Please email for great off-season rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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