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Beautiful lux Villa in St James 4 bedrooms/bathrooms pool full aircon 2 mins sea

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Self catering villa with housekeeper 2 days per week (more by arrangement)

The Whispering Palms villa was constructed 5 years ago nestling in a gated community and has all the latest modern requirements; comprises 4 bedrooms with ensuite and air-conditioning. To the front and rear are lawns, garden, plunge pool, BBQ area; to the front and side are a decked Veranda and sunbathing area. The Villa is welcoming and has a fully fitted kitchen with American fridge & ice maker. Living areas are complete with dining table to seat 8 and relaxed seating area on two sofas and an arm chair for 6 with 2 auxiliary seats. The house is complete with cable TV and hi-fi / ipod docking system and also has wi fi broadband. The telephone can be used free for local calls. Catering can be organised and the villa can be further seen on its own website.

The villa is spacious and has a plunge pool to the side. There is plenty of storage in the villa.

Whilst a car is not essential it will make your stay more pleasant as Holetown is approximately 1.5 miles away.

There is adequate parking for 2 cars

What do I need to take with me?: Nothing Everything is included. Loo rolls, towels, washing machine, bedding - changed 1 per week along with towels.

Do we have a Housekeeper?: Yes. She attends the house twice per week but by prior arrangement she will attend more and will be paid by the renter

The gardeners will attend twice per week on Tuesday and Thursday and the pool man on Thursday too.

More Details

Richard Cort
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2018

About Richard Cort

We are an English Family who take a pride in our home abroad, but that is what it is a home in the sun. We have fun in Barbados and relax, or chillax!!

Richard Cort purchased this villa in 2007

Why Richard Cort chose Porters

Our villa is in a gated community of only 6 houses and is only 200 meters from the sea. Close by are good bars and great restaurants a plenty. Sophisticated ones and local ones you choose.

What makes this villa unique

There is nothing unique about the villa apart from the family atmosphere. Our children now nearly 30 love the place and we love being with them and our son in law too. Its paradise and we would ask that you leave it as you find it. Tidy smart and relaxed

Guestbook comments from the owner

The owner's home in Barbados is very welcoming – excellent on-the-ground support staff, and a lovely relaxing home-away-from-home. We enjoyed the pool for a quick dunk to cool off in the hot weather, and the fabulous beach is a 5 minute stroll away, as are the local beachside restaurants. The owner was very attentive to our every need and house itself has pretty much everything you are likely to need, including welcome air-conditioning. The villa is in a small gated community, although you may not feel the need for this as the local ambience is friendly and helpful without being in any way intrusive
Nov 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Porters around the St James

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bathrooms with Wash hand basin, shower & Toilet 1 Bathroom with Bath & Shower and Wash hand basin & Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Can be Joined to make a double
  • 4 bed available, but price reduction for only 3 bedrooms/Bathrooms used All bedrooms have ensuites and airconditioning and fans. Built in Wardrobes with coat hangers!!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful lux Villa in St James 4 bedrooms/bathrooms pool full aircon 2 mins sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Perfect spot for our family getaway

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home was just perfect for our group. The home is just as described and so comfortable and had everything we needed. Easy walk to beach and buses. Owner super responsive and helpful. Wouldn’t have changed one thing about this trip

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for such a fab review. Its all about team work. We have a great team on site and you as guests were a delight to deal with. Thanks again. We would love to welcome you and your family back sometime.
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Whispering Palms was all we hoped it would be

  • 5 of 5

We were extremely pleased with everything at Whispering Palms. The owner's communication was excellent and the managing agent was always on hand to answer any questions.

Our party was made up of two families of 4 with children between 10 & 12. the layout of the property was perfect for us. The property is 5 minutes walk from one of the best beaches on the island.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed and close to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the response, sorry we never got chance to meet. Really hope you guys enjoyed yourselves and we see you again sometime.
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Lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

This villa was amazing it is very modern and luxurious and the icing on the cake was it was very close to the beach which my daughters really enjoyed and if the close proximity to the beach wasn't great we had access to a pool. The staff was amazing . I enjoyed every moment of my stay and if and when you visit Barbados I would recommend this villa . Great stay

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a fabulous review and many thanks. We try to make it home from home and so our guests feel as though they have left one home and just moved to another for a week or two! It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope to see you again soon Kindest regards
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Fantastic stay on a fantastic island

  • 5 of 5

The property is at the top end of a gated drive. All beautifully laid out and well maintained. It is literally a few hundred metres from the beach - but this does also allow you to escape from all that back to the tranquility of a 'home'.

The layout or the property itself is great. Four bedrooms. Three with en suite and ample space for our family of six. It is clearly a ‘home’ rather than just a holiday rental and we much appreciated the style and comfort this provided. Really pleasant to be able to either sit out on the front veranda or on the side decking next to the welcome plunge-pool - or even a morning cup of tea upstairs on the large balcony!

Had all the amenities (including an appreciated American-style fridge providing ice and chilled water).

We would have no hesitation in recommending 5 Pavilion Grove - and are already pining for the island and the house.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind reviews. Its great to get independent reviews for future guests to see. Its always a bit of a leap of faith booking over the internet so your review will help immensely thanks a lot. You are welcome back anytime.
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Lovely 3 bedroom all en-suite

  • 5 of 5

Me my Wife and her friend stayed here for six weeks .The Villa was great and the area was private and peace full, also situated quite near Holetown. The owner Richard called us from UK a couple of times to ask if we were ok and if there was anything he could do for us. I cannot fault anything about the Villa apart from at this time of year the mossie's are more prevalent.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review you were most welcome as guests and thanks for looking after the place. The mossie's are fine if you talk to them right!!!! You need to learn Mossie speak! Take care and hope to see you guys again!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Grantley Adams
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Royal Westmoreland
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Nearest Ski
500 Metres
water skiing
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: recommended

Very close to the golden beach at Alleynes Bay & the celebrated Lone Star Beach Bar & Restaurant, known as The Ivy of the Caribbean, less than 3-minutes walk from your front door; as well as Royal Westmorland. The villa is set in a secure gated complex along with 5 others.The local bus stop is very close by. We are opposite the Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel. West Coast situated and only 2miles from Speightstown in between Holetown and Gibbs Beach and within easy reach of Mullins Beach Bar, we are only 8 miles from Bridgetown and 10 miles from Gantley Adams airport. Off Highway 2 at the Sandy Lane exit, through Holetown for 1.5 miles heading North. Nothing on the west coast is too far away.The banking and shopping facilities of Holetown are only a steady 5-minutes drive away. The area of St James is known as the Monaco of the Caribbean with its prestigious properties and glamorous people. The area has an abundance of excellent local & international restaurants but you need to book!

Other Activities: Deep Sea Fishing for Marlin & Tuna

Golf: Royal Westmorland - 2 miles away, advanced booking needed

Sandy Lane Golf and Country Club 3 miles away, advanced booking needed - Excellent Golf & Country Club for lunch & relaxation

Apes Hill Golf Club 3 miles away

Barbados Golf Club 9 miles away


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please note: The owner of the property accepts payment in any currency.
The owner accepts payments free of card charges by debit card or will make a charge of 2% for the use of a credit card purchase.
A £500 deposit is payable on booking which will secure the rental dates required and the balance must be paid 60 days prior to arrival at the villa. If the Villa is booked within the 60 day pe

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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