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Luxury Villa with Private Pool & Near Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, sleeps 6.

Enjoy the breeze of the North-East Trade winds as you relax in comfort at this 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom luxury villa. The spacious, fully furnished and tastefully decorated villa offers three-bedrooms, all with air-conditioners and ceiling fans for your comfort. The master bedroom includes ensuite bathroom complete with jacuzzi . Also spectacular sea views from the master bedroom patio. There is also a rejuvenating spa shower. One of the bathroom caters to the Pool & Terrace area. It is fully furnished and has a study, living/dining room and a kitchen with all modern appliances (110/220 voltage). You will also find a private swimming pool with a large terrace for your entertainment. It is less than two minutes walk from the beautiful 'Bottom Bay’ beach. The villa is located in very quiet surroundings. Two half day of maid service is included. Long term rentals are welcome. Hire car rentals and additional maid service is available on request.

Additional Guests Comments: We had a fantastic time at Pumpkin Shell! It is a gorgeous property and we loved it. everything was superb!!! Thanks so much!

Jenny Erwin

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Clark,

after two wonderful weeks in your wonderful, perfect and great located villa we are back in cold Germany. Our stay was great and we really enjoyed the good accommodations which your villa offered to us. We all will never forget the kindness and friendliness of the bajan people we met and we all hope, that it will be possible one time to return. Thank you very much for the support concerning the car rental and the airport-transfer. Everything worked out fine. your villa offers everything what a guest needs to feel comfortable.

thank you for the possibility to enjoy such outstanding holidays in your wonderful villa and I hope, we will be able to return.

With best greetings from Germany

Wolfgang and Barbara Bruhn

Additional Guests Comments: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Clarke,

first of all we would like to point out that we had a really nice and relaxing

holiday in your villa. What we did especially enjoy were the quiet and peaceful

atmosphere and the short distance to uncrowded Bottom Bay Beach and the beautiful garden. we had a very enjoyable holiday and will recommend Pumpkin Shell to everybody planning a trip to Barbados.

Andreas & Martina Kasner (Germany)

Relaxation : At Pumpkin Shell Villa you will find a selection of books in the study for your reading pleasure and a number of DVDs for your viewing pleasure. You will also find a foosball machine that will provide additional entertainment that will help to make a most memorable and enjoyable holiday.

More Details

Peter R Clarke
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 February, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mr. Clarke, We all had a fabulous time in Barbados. The Villa was tremendous and we would all like to know if you have any other properties in the Caribbean. Thomas Cole, USA

Peter, Thank you for the hospitality your house provided. We really enjoyed our time there and will definitely have fond memories. This has been the best trip and the nicest place to stay. So peaceful and relaxing. As for things you could improve the only thing is well, nothing. Had a great time!

Thanks, S. Stachowiak, England

The villa is delightful and has a wonderful pleasant and homey atmosphere, but still makes you feel 'special' to be there. We joked that although my husband's name is Tim he could very well keep me in Pumpkin Shell. Christine & Tim Ryan (USA).

Myself, family & friends would like to thank you for providing us with wonderful accommodation whilst on holiday in Barbados. The facilities supplied for our convenience were excellent and we couldn't wish for more. R. Fordhams.
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Apple Hall in Saint Philip

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower , Spa Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower , Ensuite
    Bathroom 4 - Bath with Shower , Poolside
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Blue Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Pink Bedroom
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming


5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Luxury Villa with Private Pool & Near Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

No better place to stay than here

  • 5 of 5

Pumkinshell Villa was better than we could have ever imagined. It's a very attractive house and very easy to live in, with everything we could need.

We used the BBQ most evenings and always ate our meals on the terrace. On Friday evenings there is a private house which sells fish and chips on the main road nearby, which Peter told us about. It is much quieter than the Friday Fish Fry at Oistins but just as good.

It was great to drop into the pool in the private garden whenever we wanted, and very amusing to get the occasional visit from the monkeys on the garden wall.

But most of all our stay was made so relaxing by the owner Peter Clarke who is such a sincere, pleasant man who made us feel so restful here.

We are looking forward to visiting again. It would be very hard to find a better place to stay.Thank you.

Jerry and Jan

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Moncton Nb

Outstanding Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I contacted Peter, the prompt responses told me I was dealing with a professional. Peter was available for all the questions that came out of my family in the days preceding our trip. We arrived in the evening and not knowing if we would get to the grocery store that night , Peter had stocked the fridge with some necessary essentials and well as a couple of comfort items. The house and property are amazing, for anyone looking for quiet, the pool area at Pumpkin Shell is just simply tranquilly. All bedrooms had individual bathrooms which worked out well given we were travelling with 3 teenagers. We have rented a number of home through VRBO and this one by far was the best equipped. Pumpkin Shell is extremely well kept and clean.

There is a short walk to what is basically a private beach, a beautiful spot with a couple of very nice young men there that have a number of comforts available like cold drinks freshly picked coconuts and beach chairs.

After a full day it was great to go back to the house barbeque dinner and relax. If you make back to the house by 4 you might even be lucky enough to see the monkeys who drop by each on their daily patrol.

The house is outside of busy Bridgetown by very close to everything you need as far as a grocery store, gas, restaurants and a number of road side stands.

We found every one we bumped into to be very friendly and felt very safe walking throughout the area.

Peter checked in with us part way through the week to make sure everything was going well and was easily accessible when we had a question.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kevin, Josee & Family for your review. We are happy to know you had a marvelous holiday and that Pumpkin Shell villa met your every expectation. Kindest Regards, Peter
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Larchmont, NY

Slice of heaven on the less "touristy" side!

  • 5 of 5

Pumpkin Shell villa is even lovelier than it appears in the photos. The back view is quite grand & beautiful, while the front (not shown) is adorable & pretty. The villa was ideal for our family of 4 (w/ sons ages 18 & 21). Each son was happy to have his own bedroom & bathroom (on ground floor), and my husband & I were delighted w/the large 2nd-floor master suite, w/its balcony & walk-in closet (walk through to the bathroom). The house & property are spotless, excellently maintained, and very nicely & tastefully decorated. It has every amenity. We felt like we were in our own vacation home, and not somebody else's (wishful thinking!)!

It's an easy walk to the end of the road & down stone steps to one of the island's most gorgeous beaches. After seeing several other beaches on both coastlines, we all agreed that "ours" was the best! Not only is it stunningly beautiful, but a few very friendly local guys there provide rental chairs & refreshing drinks from coconuts that they scurry up the very tall trees to collect! My guys enjoyed the rather rough waves at Bottom Bay, but the local guys did warn when they got too close to the area w/ stronger currents, & also gave us directions to nearby beaches w/natural, reef-protected "pools".

The neighborhood is residential, quiet, & feels very safe. All one hears in the mornings are the occasional goats, roosters, & wind rustling the trees. Nights are nice & quiet. For us, a rental car was essential for grocery shopping, touring, & going out to dinner. The closest 3 restaurants are at the Crane resort, a 10-15 minute drive away. Driving around the island was a bit of a challenge for us New Yorkers, but luckily we could access wifi & use the navigation app Waze in most areas!

Finally, Pumpkin Shell's owner, Peter, is an extremely kind & courteous gentleman. From start to finish, it was a pleasure dealing w/ him. He always responded promptly to questions or concerns - via email before the vacation, and by phone or in person while we were there. He made it clear that we should not hesitate to contact him for any reason. When we got lost driving there from the airport, we called Peter & he came right away to guide us & then walked us through the house, where he had some wine, beer & breakfast basics already stocked in the kitchen. When an air-conditioner went on the fritz, he had a repairman fix it the next morning.

I highly recommend this villa! It's hard to leave!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It gives us great joy to know you thoroughly enjoyed your holiday in Barbados and at Pumpkin Shell villa. As the adage goes 'when our guests are happy we are happy'. Barbados is the winner. We thank you for your glowing report Mindy & family. Kind Regards, Peter
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Superb Villa - Fantastic Owner

  • 5 of 5

We returned to Pumpkinshell Villa in late December 2013 for a two week holday, having stayed in the property for two weeks over the New Year perod in 2012/13. That we chose the property for a second visit indicates how much we like it.

The villa is immaculately clean and is equiped with everthing that one could want. We particulaly like the outside covered sitting/dining area and the pool which is very private. Watching the monkeys scuttle along the back wall was great fun.

The villa is literally a couple of minutes from the beach.

But what makes this property really special is its owner - Peter Clark. In nearly thirty years of renting properties we have never found a more courteous and helpful owner. He even loaned our daughter his own printer and provided paper when she needed to print some study materials.

Thank you Peter for two wonderful holidays.

Katharine and Jim

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greeting Katharine, Jim & Alexandra, Many Thanks for your kind remarks on our property. It was a sincere delight to have you stay at our property. Barbados is the winner when our guests are satisfied with the standard and quality of our product. Our aim is to sustain and even improve on that high standard. Best Regards, Peter
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  • 5 of 5

We were looking for somewhere special to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary and we certainly found it at Pumkin Shell villa.

We received a very warm welcome from the owner Peter on our arrival, and Peter was on hand for any problems.

We found this beautiful villa to be very clean, and very well maintained with everything you might need from the dishwasher to the washing machine.

The beach at Bottom Bay was a 2minute walk from the villa but we found the pool great for an early morning or late night swim.

Although we rented a car which did come in handy for the shopping at Emerald City , and our regular drive to Bathsheba which we would certainly recommend just at the top of the road the local bus is regular and worth the experience will take you right in Bridgetown at a cost of 2bds per person.

We would certainly would recommend this villa and can't wait to return.

Thank you Peter and Connie.

Wendy & Ron UK.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the kind sentiments expressed on our property. We are elated to learn most of all, you had a delightful experience at our villa and by extension in Barbados. It is our endeavour to sustain high standards so that our guests will always be rejuvenated in mind and body from staying at Pumpkin Shell villa. Happy Silver Wedding Anniversary.
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Grantley Adams International Airport
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Bottom Bay beach
Car: recommended

Pumpkin Shell is located on the south-east coast of Barbados, less than two minutes walk from the lovely secluded Bottom Bay beach. There are a number of other breathtaking bays/beaches in close proximity, including Foul Bay, The Crane and Sam Lords. We are just 15 minutes from the International Airport and 30 minutes from the capital city of Bridgetown.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Apple Hall, Barbados

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please Note Summer Time Rates,:- 16th April to 21st December ************************************************************
**********************************************1 to 2 Persons = $275.00 US, Per Night. ******************************************

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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