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Goodwyn Beach Cottage,Oistin, Christ Church

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Goodwyn Beach Cottage is located right on the beach and has an

unrestricted view of the south coast.Located just south

of Oistin Town on the beach side,the cottage is very convienient to

shops, supermarkets, banks,doctors offices, public transport and of

course the famous Oistins Fish Fry.All of these are about 2 minuites

walk away from the property.

This lovely beach cottage is idealy suited for a family with

children

or a group of friends.

The living room located at the front of the cottage ,has ample

seating for everyone.There is a TV with a DVD player.There is also a

ceiling fan in the living room along with 2 portable standing fans

which can be used anywhere in the house.There is also a sofa,which

can be used for a pull out full bed.

In the Dining Room, there is a dining table which holds 6 people

comfortably.

The master bedroom is located on the beach side of the house with 2

twin beds and has a ceiling fan.

Bedroom #2 has in a double bed and has in A/con.You can use bedroom

#2 as the master bedroom as well.

The toilet and bath is located at the bottom of the hallway as you

enter from the back door by the beach or back deck.This is a very

convenient location especially after coming in from off of the beach.

There is also an outside shower and tap for washing off sand before

entering the property.

The Kitchen is fully equipt with pots and pans,dishes,cutlery.There

is a microwave,fridge, a cooker with grill and oven,toaster,as well

as a coffee maker.

The back varandah or deck has a table with 4 chairs,3 arm chairs and

2 lounge chairs.Ample room for entertaining,as most people actually

live out on the back varandah,the view is just spectacular!!

The laundry room which has in a washing machine,can be used by you,

for you own personal washing. There is a maid service midweek,which

is for the cleaning of the house, changing of the linen and

towels.This does not include your personal laundry.

On Arrival at Goodwyn Beach Cottage,the owner will be there to greet

you,and to answer any questions that you may have.

More Details

Owner
Katherine Roach-Gomes
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
11 August, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Oistins in Christ Church

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Outdoor shower - Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • There is one bathroom inside the house, with a shower and toilet. There is also an outdoor shower, perfect for rinsing off after a day at the beach.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen size sofa bed, can sleep 2
  • There are 2 bedrooms, detailed above, which sleep a total of 4 people. There is also a sofa queen bed in the living room, which can sleep 2 people. This cottage can sleep 6 people max.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Phone (free local calls only), Air Conditioning, ceiling and standing fans, TV. Full kitchen, Microwave Stove, Refrigerator, Coffeemaker, Toaster. Cooking utensils provided, linen, towels, security lights, security safe, security grills on windows and doors, parking space for rental cars with a garage.

Reviews

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The pictures don't represent the current state of the property.

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This is a beach house, as the pictures show, but when we traveled there in July 2018 the beach was disgusting and unusable. The water was black with seaweed and the beach was covered in it. There were small flies hovering all about, and the stink on the property and inside the home was unbearable.

Consequently, we spent as little time there as possible, and had to "commute" to some of the beaches in the northwest of the island that were still unaffected.

I contacted the owner to inform her of our disappointment, and our irritation in the fact that we had booked the stay in January, leaving her ample time to warn us that the beach was unusable, but didn't.

She was unapologetic, unsympathetic, and simply told me to make the best of it. But make the best of what? This is a BEACH house that we dreaded to return to each evening and couldn't use as a BEACH house. Talk about bait and switch.

And forget any assistance from Home Away/VRBO. They simply pass the complaint along to the property owner and wish you good luck. It's a great business model - collect all the money and deny all responsibility.

This is what I'd advise anyone about traveling to Barbados... it's a beautiful island and the people are some of the most friendly and genuine you'll ever meet. But do your homework with respect to the beach conditions, (if that's why you're traveling there), and seriously consider a hotel or resort over a house.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The pictures represent 100% what the property look like. This is an extremely popular rental property.The people who stayed there prior to you and after you have given it a 5 star rating even with the seaweed on the beach.... Unfortunately for you on the day of your arrival there was an influx of Sargasam seaweed come in on the beach.This came in on the very day of your arrival. Being it was fresh,there was a raw smell which came from this seaweed. This smell did not come from anything inside or around the property it came from the seaweed that was on the beach... This is an act of God if seaweed comes into the beach or not and I cannot tell when seaweed will arrive on the beach or not. Sometimes it comes in and the next morning it's gone with a rough sea. The beach behind the cottage is now FREE of seaweed. This property does not have anything smelling in it or around it but because of the fresh seaweed deposited on the day of your arrival on the beach this caused the smell. This property was thoroughly cleaned for your arrival by myself and my maid .it is always in immaculate condition for any arrivals at the cottage. All of the Caribbean,Central and South America this year suffered with seaweed this year. It just was not only happening behind my beach cottage. A world class 6 star hotel just 1 km down the road ,where people pay US$10,000.00 for a 7 night stay had seaweed on their beach as well. How can I be held responsible for seaweed ? I guess if it rained all 7 days of your holiday I would be responsible for that as well.You wrote Home Away/ Trip advisor asking for a refund and if they felt you were entitled to a refund they would have given you, but they did not. You continue to blackguard my property for seaweed on the beach ,when tenants before and after you have given it a 5 star rating even with the seaweed on the beach. I am sorry the seaweed came in during your stay ,but that's an act of God and if I were God I would have turned it off for you. However , glad you had a car for your 7 days that you could enjoy our Island fully.
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Grantley Adams International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Surfers Cafe
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Rockley Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Surfers Cafe
Nearest Beach
Welches Beach

Swimming,Snorkling/Diving,Boating,Sailing, Deep Sea

Fishing,Waterskiing,Jet Skiing is

just at you back door.

Activities nearby include Golf,Tennis,Fishing,Catamaran Sailing &

swimming with the turtles.Horseback Riding, Shopping,Restaurants

with

St Lawrence Gap only 5 min ride away.Sightseeing,hiking and

biking.There are several tours that you can take to do any of these

activities any day.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Oistins, Barbados

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer Season 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£601
for 5 nights
From
£120
£841
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Season 2018-2019
15 Dec 2018 - 15 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£751
for 5 nights
From
£150
£1,051
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2019
16 Apr 2019 - 14 Dec 2019
5 night minimum stay
£751
for 5 nights
From
£150
£1,051
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£601
for 5 nights
From
£120
£841
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Rate winter Dec15- April15 $190.00.
Summer April15-Dec15 $150.00
High speed internet US$20.00 per week... No other charges


Rates are based on the rental of the whole property as a cottage
sleeping a max of 4 people. If the pull out couch is used, another 2
people can sleep at and extra cost of US$20.00 per person per night.

Winter...Dec 15th - Apr 15th...$190.00 per night.
Summer...April 16th-Dec Dec 14th..$150.00 per night

There is an additional charge of US$10.00 per person per night,for
the 5th and 6th person.
To book,we would need to send you a booking form to fill out.A
deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking balance on arrival.
You can pay the deposit with a credit card and the info to do so is
on the form.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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