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Marc Garvey

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SPECIAL PRICING AUG 15TH-OCT 15TH, JUST EMAIL US Luxurious Villa, Fabulous Views

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Jolly Harbour - Villa Sunset Antigua

Brand New Villa, 3 En Suite Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, Set On Hillside, Stunning Views

Welcome to Villa Sunset! Enjoy this newly built luxurious Caribbean style villa located on the west coast of Antigua at the prestigious Sugar Ridge. Villa Sunset sits atop a private lush hillside bordered with natural sugar cane overlooking palm lined white sand beaches, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and the headlands to Five Islands Bay. With its elevated location, feel the cool trade winds flow through the Villa as you enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views that stretch across Jolly Harbour and to the islands beyond: Montserrat, Nevis, St. Kitts, and Redonda sit on the horizon like jewels in the glistening sea. To the east lie the unspoiled forested hills and valleys of Antigua’s striking coastal highlands.

Enjoy a cup of coffee by the sparkling infinity pool and take in the glorious views of the island below waking up and coming to life with each bright new day. The stone-finished pool is the centerpiece of Villa Sunset, which is surround by natural tones contrasted with rich dark woods, contemporary styles and Caribbean flair. Attention to detail and the tasteful designs embrace comfort and relaxation to ensure your vacation supersedes your expectations.

The Villa boasts three equally spacious private suites that have been decorated magnificently, each with spectacular views of the ocean. Each bedroom has their very own luxurious limestone bathroom double vanity bathroom with spa-like full body showers.

The gorgeous airy and open living area is equipped with state of the art technology and amenities. The designer kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and a breakfast bar. The indoor living area leads out to the verandas, which offers comfortable shaded seating to take in the fabulous views or catch some Caribbean rays in any of the four sun loungers lining the refreshing infinity pool. Either way, you will be in the perfect location to seize the famous Antiguan sunset at dusk!

Special about Sunset compared to most other villas is that Sunset's suites are all separated from the living area giving you and your guests the upmost privacy. Also boasts an expansive outside living areas, all five, for additional privacy if needed.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Marc Garvey (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Marc Garvey

We have been Caribbean lovers since we first took our children there in the early ‘80’s instead of Disneyland. Neither of our children or we have never made it to Disneyland, but we’ve visited just about every island in the beautiful Caribbean. We have been looking the last few years and had narrowed it down to Antigua and one other island. Antigua won hands down! It was the fabulous beaches, the overly friendly Antiguans, the spectacular views, the security of one of the lowest crime rates, the value of the restaurants and handmade purchases, the cleanliness of the island and homely feel of the little towns and villages, the golf courses and the endless activities available…you know where we’re going, we found paradise! A ton of research ensued and endless search for the dream villa ended in Sugar Ridge. Our second trip with in six months we had knew we found home at Villa Sunset and you will too. Certainly the best and most spectacular views of any villa we inspected!

Marc Garvey purchased this villa in 2013

Why Marc Garvey chose St. Mary

One of the best points of it all is location, location, and location. Jolly Harbor has it all and it’s at the bottom of the hill. We have stayed in different areas of the island and by far Jolly Harbor takes the cake. Beaches, restaurants, endless water sports, grocery and liquor stores, banks, rental cars, cafes, and nightlife are only a minute away.

What makes this villa unique

Sugar Ridge is a luxury boutique hotel at our beck and call, which was a big selling point for us. You wouldn’t know it’s right next to the villa, but the use of the fitness center, excellent restaurants and facilities are just about a 5-minute walk or 2-minute drive away make for convenience and ease during your vacation. Security 24 hours, paved roads and the elegance of it all, especially our Antiguan friends, makes you feel like you’re someone special.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)
SPECIAL PRICING AUG 15TH-OCT 15TH, JUST EMAIL US Luxurious Villa, Fabulous Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Fabulous view/all amenities

  • 5 of 5

Everything you could want - great location overlooking Jolly Harbor which has lots of restaurants & grocery shopping as well as beach & activities. Don't miss Dennis Beach Bar, Galleon Beach for snorkeling sunken wreck, Carmichael's, hiking the rainforest with Nick' Hiking Heights treks, Sugar Ridge Resort pool & gym - lots to do and the villa has the best amenities including beach chairs, snorkel fins, infinity pool, kitchen utensils, etc - the property manager Ebby was extremely helpful too.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ABSOLUTELY STUNNING

  • 5 of 5

Villa Sunset is just as the pictures and the description outline--and then some!!! When you book this house, you will get the most stunning views every hour of the day. The outdoor area is where you will live, sipping coffee in the morning overlooking Jolly Harbor Marina and the beautiful blue waters of the Caribbean, and in the evening, it is perfect for a glass of scotch or a bottle of wine as you watch the sunset. You are a quick 30 minutes from the airport and we recommend a private airport transfer. There is a local car rental agency that will have your car delivered to your house, and the Villa management company did grocery shopping so that when we arrived we had snacks and cold beverages right away. They also arranged a deep sea fishing extravaganza that yielded us two wahoo, one mahi mahi, and a barracuda. The fish provided a delicious dinner for us that night with ceviche and grilled mahi mahi cooked right in the gourmet kitchen and on the wonderful grill. We dined on the patio under the stars overlooking the view. The guestrooms are like 5 star Hotel rooms, all private, connected by cute and intimate sitting areas to the main living space. So each couple actually has their own spa hotel room, and then can meet in the middle living area for the living and dining/cooking space. Even though we had only had two couples, it is ideal for 3 couples to enjoy the company or be completely private!! The bedding, and towels were very luxurious, and the housekeeping staff takes very good care of you throughout your stay with fresh flowers and fun towel swans!!! The walk in showers have multiple shower heads with views and breezes through the Caribbean shutters. There is a great grocery store close by, and you are within walking distance and driving distance to the best beaches in the world, and the best dining!!! Antigua has quickly become my favorite island experience as the island is manageable, very friendly, and is very relaxing. I highly recommend Half Moon bay for the best beach and snorkelling, and Jacqui O's for one of the most intimate and unique dining experiences on the beach!! Marc Garvey is an absolute pleasure to work with and is very quick in his response (and my 5,000 questions!). He and his wife have a real gem here on this beautiful island, and I am so thankful that they share it with travellers who like to experience the great life!! Thank you to the Garveys for a very memorable trip for my husband and I!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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So Great We're Going Back

  • 5 of 5

To sum this up: on our last day of our stay in 2015, we decided to book another trip in 2016 while poolside at Villa Sunset. The owners are responsive, knowledgeable, and truly caring in how they worked with us. We had additional questions about the island, where to shop, etc., and Marc helped us every chance he could.

The property itself is wonderful - well appointed with great appliances, furniture, etc. We used the grill and outdoor space a lot. The three separate rooms allow for a balance of privacy and together time if you are traveling with friends and family. The infinity pool was so relaxing and you just can't beat the views. The house is on a hill, and we found it to be less buggy than other locations because of the breezes and elevation. Also a local cell phone is a nice amenity for making reservations or calling if you need anything.

It's important to note that Antigua as an island is absolutely beautiful. It also has some of the hallmark challenges of tourist-driven islands and sometimes the power or water goes out. This isn't the property owner's or manager's fault. If that happens, they are very responsive where they can be. It's simply one of the characteristics of an island with less than top notch power/infrastructure.

I would recommend this property to anyone! We can't wait for our upcoming return trip!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

In a class of its own

  • 5 of 5

I could talk at length in a highly enthusiastic and effusive way about Villa Sunset, the owner and Villa Management. It is however suffice to say that there is not a misleading review here. Having rented villas and condos throughout the Carribean this is quite simply the best. Period.

Best Restaurant - 'Sheer Rocks' at Cocobay Resort

Best Meal - Private Chef at Villa Sunset organized by Villa Management

Best Day Out - Chartering Jabberwocky for a days sailing with Adventure Caribbean.

Best Adventure - Off roading with Antigua Buggies

Best Visit - English Harbour and Nelson's Dockyard

Biggest Disappointment - Coming home.

If Antigua is your choice of Island getaway and then there is only one place to stay. Villa Sunset.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rockford MI usa
5

PERFECTION!

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival at this Villa, our breath was taken away at the beautiful view! And that's just the beginning, everything was perfect. My husband and I stayed here with my sister and her husband, celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. The villa is very clean, well decorated, updated and we felt right at home. There is plenty of privacy as the bedrooms are all apart from each other, which i didn't realize until we got there. We were greeted by Roxanne who showed us around, a few goodies in the frig to get us started (nice touch). We had a rental car (recommended) it was fun getting to check out the island ourselves. Reading some restaraunt recommendations on the review site was very helpful so I will mention Al Porto, Dennis' and Miracles was my favorite. We were at the grocery store way too many times so it was nice it was conveniently close by. We chartered a sailboat called the Jabberwocky, well worth it! Nick and Kay are a very nice couple that own it and took us out, we went snorkeling and had a very nice lunch with them on the boat. Back to the lovely villa, the owners here have really thought of everything. We used the beach chairs, cooler and beach bags provided as we headed out to 3 different beaches. The kitchen in the villa has everything you need, beautiful dishes, glasses and even a couple of can coolers to keep your drinks cold. Many details were well taken care of and the resort available for use was nice, our place was cleaned up 2x in our 10 day stay and the housekeeper was lovely. All in all we wouldn't change 1 thing, our trip here was pure Perfection! Thank you Garveys for all your care for this property and assuring we had a pleasant stay. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Fabulous home, views, spa-like bathrooms/bedrooms, infinity pool!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of four, two couples, who were very lucky to rent Villa Sunset recently. The home is set up so that the bedrooms are on each side of the house -- very private! The home far exceeded our expectations. It is hands down the best view and location on the island! When we first arrived, we were all just walking around from room to room saying WOW! The furnishings and décor are top-notch. The bed and bath linens felt like I was in a spa every day. The kitchen has plenty of dishes, glasses, and cookware -- not just rental cookware either, you truly feel like you're staying in a friend's home. The owners are so pleasant and helpful with restaurant and sightseeing recommendations. Thanks again Marc! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
VC Bird Airport, St Johns (20 minutes)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
10 restaurants with in 5 minutes
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Jolly Beach, Valley Church Beach and Fryers Beach
Car: recommended

You may never want to leave Villa Sunset but perhaps you venture out to explore what the island has to offer, Jolly Harbour is right across the street. The bustling Jolly Harbour Marina can take you on various boating excursions, scuba diving, snorkeling and sport fishing trips. There are beautiful beaches, shops, restaurants, and bars. The Marina complex even offers an 18-hole golf course, tennis and squash courts.

In Jolly Harbour is where you will find many fabulous restaurants, grocery shopping, pharmacy, banking, ice cream and coffee shops. Further down the road about 5-8 minutes you will find Darkwood beach, Turners beach, Valley Church beach, and Coco bay.

The capital of Antigua, St. John, is only a 10-minute drive away where you will find local markets of delicious food, restaurants and lots of shopping.

The airport is approximately a 20-minute drive from the villa.

You may want to explore the heritage of Antigua at Nelson Dockyard and stunning views from the local gathering at Shirley Heights on Sundays, furthermore, enjoy the excitement of Carnival, Cricket and Sailing week.

We love sailing and scuba diving. Morning walks on the beach searching for beach glass then stopping in some of the charming beach huts for a late lunch or early dinners, like at Jackie O’s. Exploring the island and ending up at Shirley Heights. Buying fresh fish or lobster at the marina 10 minutes down the road. Dark Wood beach, snorkeling the reefs right off the coastline or Turners beach and Jolly beach only minutes away. A special dinner at Sheer Rock, you’ll never forget. And not to mention cocktails at the local beach bars, all minutes from Sunset. Hang with the locals at weekly fish fries, or head to St. Johns for local markets abundant with fresh fruits and veggies. Feel like exploring, hop in your car and try dining at Blue Water, Le Bistro or Cecelia’s. Be casual at Cloggy’s or the Mad Mongoose after the beach or island trek. Or head back at Villa Sunset with a glass of wine with stunning panoramic views. These are some of our favorites. Enjoy!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Jolly Harbour, Antigua & Barbuda

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low Season
28 May 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
1 night minimum stay
£464
for 1 night
From
£464
£3,249
 
 
Holiday
17 Dec 2016 - 14 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
£595
for 1 night
From
£595
£4,380
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£516
for 1 night
From
£516
£3,610
£15,473
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 5.0%

Villa Sunset is only $650.00 per night
Holiday rates from December 13th - January 17th $750.00 per night
10% off May 28th thru November 5th, $585.00 per night.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Jolly Harbour in Antigua

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • Luxurious en-suite bathrooms laid with chic limestone and full body, spa-like showers. Two sinks per bathroom with plenty of cabinetry and storage. There is an additional half bathroom conveniently located in the living area.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The Villa boasts three equally spacious en suite bedrooms that have been decorated magnificently, each with spectacular views of the ocean. Each bedroom has their very own luxurious limestone en-suite double vanity bathroom with spa-like full body showers. Also each suite is separate from the common areas giving you and your guests the upmost privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The private hillside is protected with 24-hours security with Villa Sunset having its own-gated property. This fabulous property has been built and finished to an exceedingly high standard with attention to every detail. Open the two glass sliding walls in the living areas to invite the trade winds to flow through the villa creating a beautiful breezy haven. The contemporary kitchen is stocked with high-end modern appliances, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar. Whether you choose to dine inside or outside, Villa Sunset can comfortably seat ten or more. As part of Sugar Ridge homes development, homeowners and guests have full access to all facilities of Sugar Ridge Resort (5 minute walk), including a the restaurant and bar (Carmichael’s), live entertainment, well-equipped air conditioned gym plus group classes, large pool and Aveda Concept Spa.

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