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Stunning 3 Bed villa,St James.West Coast Barbados, private pool, child friendly

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 9 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms,3 bathrooms, sleeps 6 adults + child friendly,pool,play area

This charming villa on the west coast of Barbados is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Hummingbird Lane is set amidst well landscaped gardens with a large pool, just a 5 minute walk to the Caribbean Sea where water sports and picnic areas are found, the supermarket, chemist, deli etc are a 5 minute walk away. The house boasts 3 large air-conditioned bedrooms 2 with en-suite bathrooms, the largest bedroom opens onto a balcony with breathtaking views of the ocean. On the ground floor is another bathroom, fully equipped kitchen/laundry, open plan lounge/diner with vaulted ceilings leading onto a covered veranda with great views of the gardens and the ocean ideal for al fresco dining. The house has it's own private pool and sun lounging area and immaculately kept private gardens.


More Details

Neil Johnstone
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a quick email to thank you for our recent stay at Hummingbird House. It was a perfect place to celebrate Sue’s 60th birthday. Nothing was too much trouble for Jackie and Linda was absolutely delightful. They are a great asset to you.

We made great friends with Leo & Anna at Il Tempio. Just missing our 4pm happy hour cocktails :-) See you next time!
Mar 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Prospect in Saint James

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • En-Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , basin
    en-suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , basin
    en-suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , basin
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Two travel cots, a stair gate, high chair and car seat are all available at no extra charge.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There are many children’s facilities including an outside play area. The maid generally visits once a week.


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Stunning 3 Bed villa,St James.West Coast Barbados, private pool, child friendly
average rating of 4.9 based on 13 reviews

Superb family house in a lovely location with everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed to the house by Jackie who kept in touch during our stay to confirm that everything was ok. We were a family if 6, 4 adults and 2 children and were really short of nothing with a car seat and stairgate available for use. The garden is lovely and we had visiting hummingbirds, chickens and even the local green monkeys! The pool was well used and regularly cleaned as was the bbq and patio area. Linda the cleaner called twice during our stay and did an excellent job. The gardener was also in evidence tidying and cutting the lawn.

The local area is easily accessible from the house with only a short bus journey to Holetown and beaches a short walk away.

One small complaint is that the crockery could do with updating and certainly we missed a decent set of wine glasses! However this is a minor point and did not detract from a super holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We do our best to make it a home from home stay. Thank you for pointing out the crockery and wine glass issue which will be addressed.
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Derbyshire England


  • 5 of 5

A well equipped home, very clean, Great views and the outside space was perfect. Large, very private pool , huge garden. Our first time in Barbados but won't be our last.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I' glad you had a great time. It's always gratifying when someone's first experience of Barbados leaves them wanting to return to The Island.
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Lovely villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely villa, with great facilities for children, in particular infants. We just got back from a two week stay here with the grandparents. There is a travel cot and high chair at the villa which makes life a lot easier as well as a stair gate, which we used on the veranda to stop our 18 month old from being able to get out into the garden.

Neil, I hadn't realised how many toys you had here. Which again are great for children. There are lovely views from the garden and the kitchen facilities are wonderful. The blender was particularly useful for pina coladas! The kitchen scales meant we could make a birthday cake for my mother in law.

Jourdan's supermarket is just down the road and has a good range of products and there is another supermarket at Sunset Crest.

For great cocktails, head to Zaccios down by Sunset Crest, they are half price between 4 and 6. It is a great places to watch the sun come down!

Linda, the maid was lovely and really helpful.

It was also great to have the beach towels there and the laundry facilities were wonderful, especially with having a little one there.

Also there are extension leads there which mean that you don't need to take plug adaptors with you for your electrical items.

Roti Den, just down the road towards Holetown is well worth a visit, Rotis are around £4 and are huge! I would recommend the chicken and potato ones, but they have different meats and also do vegetarian ones.

Best of Barbados at the Chattel village in Holetown is worth a visit for souveniers, they have some lovely prints of the island.

There is an ice cream van which comes around the neighbourhood, they sell Bico ice cream (think along the lines of Haagen Daas or Ben and Jerry's), which is lovely, Coconut, Maple Almond and Chocolate were well liked by the group!

All in all, great villa, wonderful location, there is a beach at the bottom of the hill and Linda is wonderful, I would fully recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Claire. I'm so pleased you had a great holiday and enjoyed the house. It's great to know that all our hard work on making the villa a home from home for our guests is enjoyed and appreciated.
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  • 5 of 5

We spent almost 3 weeks at this beautiful villa and loved every second! It comfortably accommodates 6 people both inside and out with loads of space and everything you need for the perfect holiday. Both the villa and the pool were cleaned regularly throughout our stay and the towels and sheets washed and changed very frequently! It is about 5-10 minutes walk to beautiful Fitts Beach and although the hill up to the villa is quite steep it is good exercise for walking off those rum punches! Also means the villa affords lovely sea views. It was lovely to sit outside in the evening (which is under shelter if it rains - which it hardly did for us!) and use the gas barbecue and overlook the lit pool. No need to go out and visit expensive restaurants! Garden big enough for our boys to play in (aged 8 & 9) - to kick a ball around, etc. while we lazed on the sunbeds by the pool (may just suggest a couple more cushions for the sunbeds if the villa is full). Really easy to travel up and down the coast on the local buses which you can pick up at the bottom of the hill. We all had a lovely time and hope to return one day when money allows!! Thank you!! Mel & Gary & Josh (9) & Jake (8) Dyos, Elise Baugh, Nikki Baugh & Abi Williams (1)

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and thanks for the review.
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July 2009 Summer Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit to Barbados but the first time we had booked a villa and we were not disappointed. The villa was accurately described and was very spacious and well maintained. The maid visited a couple of times a week and ensured everything was spotless when she left.

The pool area and garden was wonderful and we thoroughly enjoyed chilling with a cool beer - just perfect. You can see the Carribean sea from the villa which is at the bottom of the hill - climbing back up the hill is the only slight drawback as there is a very steep incline in the middle.

Public transport easily accessible at the bottom of the hill, supermarket within walking distance (recommend bulk purchase and get the supermarket shuttle bus back to the villa as this saves having to struggle up the hill).

Went into Bridgetown and Holetown a few times, island tour and swimming with the turtles - just brilliant. We also seen the moneys near the villa on one occasion (typical though we didn't have our camera).

We decided not to hire a car and managed to get around the island reasonably well, however if someone in the party has walking difficulties or if you have children you may find it beneficial to hire a car, or of course use the local taxi service.

Our ideal holiday is very laid back and relaxing rather than clubbing. Lots of things to do within reasonable travelling distance but we didn't participate in a lot of these activities as we were more than happy chilling in the villa.

Felt very, very relaxed after our holiday - it was one of the few places where we could have enjoyed staying for another week.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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belfast Northern Ireland

holiday of a lifetime

  • 4 of 5

We have spent just over 2 weeks at this villa and it is superb. The facilities includung the pool are excellent and it was well used. The beach towels and shower towels left are an excellent idea. The location is really good apart from the hill up to the house but it walked off the lovely meals we had in holetown- elbow room is good for a fun night cooking your own food on lava stones - surfside and zacchios and ragamuffins are all reasonably priced. A trip to swim with the turtles is a must. We went with a local guy Roddy (number in vistors book) he was fantastic and took just us and went into the water with us to take underwater photos. He also took us on 2 fishing trips - tuna; makeral and baracuda were caught and cooked on bbq. Had a car for 3 days and was lovely to see around the island. Friday night at oistins is fantastic and the local buses(yellow ones) are so much fun and only 50p a journey anywhere. Fantastic holiday was had - weather glorious - villa superb- beaches to dream of and friendly people.Will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Grantley adams
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Car: not necessary

Hummingbird Lane is located on the west coast of Barbados in Prospect St.James it is a 5 minute walk to the beach and 5 minutes to shops, bars etc. We are situated 5 minutes from Sandy Lane Golf Course. There are many attractions available for adults and children, swimming, scuba diving, boating, tropical island gardens, go-karting, quad biking etc. The sandy beaches are ideal for lazy days in the sun or you can relax next to your own private pool at the house. A maid will visit twice each week to ensure you are comfortable and to change linens etc.

Other Activities: There are many other activites and places of interest to visit.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Prospect, Barbados

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
9 night minimum stay
for 9 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment to be made in pounds sterling.
Payment to be made in pounds sterling only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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