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Number One Porters Court Luxury Villa

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Swimming Pool, Near Beach, Secure, Tropical Garden, Home From Home Comfort

Our charming holiday villa in St James Parish Barbados is just three minutes walk from the crystal clear Caribbean sea, with stunning views & coral beaches, opposite the Royal Fairmont Pavilion Hotel on the west coast in the parish of St James.

Porters Court is an exclusive gated development of eight luxury chattel style villas nestled around a swimming pool in tropical gardens. No 1 being one of the largest open plan villas with a private garden.The exotic planting is representative of the Caribbean and Barbados. Our gardener visits Mon -Fri to look after the gardens and empty the bins. The pool is serviced twice a week to keep everything in order.

Number One Porters Court is a Barbados holiday rental with a touch of luxury. Its high ceilings of traditional 'pickled pine' offer two en-suite king size bedrooms that can be made up into either twin or king size beds with cool crisp white Egyptian cotton sheets. Air conditioning and ceiling fans will keep you feeling comfortable. The wraparound veranda is perfect for outdoor dining. Watch the Hummingbirds feed on the tropical plants whilst enjoying a leisurely breakfast. The well-equipped kitchen has a washing machine, dryer, coffee percolator, microwave, juicer and everything you will need if you choose to dine in. No1 has a private free car park.

The villa has a desk area with a selection of books, wifi and modem (fast Wifi) The open plan lounge & dining area is spacious and opens up onto the verandah with roman blinds to add intimacy for alfresco breakfasts or romantic evening meals. We have a BBQ on the veranda if you wish to buy some local fresh fish and try some Bajan cooking.

Our Bajan holiday rental villa is tucked away in a quiet corner surrounded by a tropical well-maintained gardens, our private garden has two loungers and an umbrella for sunbathing. The swimming pool is conveniently near in the center of the development, with plenty of loungers and umbrellas.

Our housekeeper visits twice a week to refresh the villa. Guests staying at No 1 have the advantage of the services of Jeanine our property manager who will greet you on arrival and provide you with gates codes etc, she will show you around the complex and assist you in any way she can during your stay. Jeanine can book tours and advise you re car hire etc. A 24-hour helpline number will be available to you.

For water sports enthusiasts, Hobie cats, water skiing, boat trips & diving are all available on the beach. Snorkel just off the beach, feed Turtles by hand and be amazed by the stunning tropical fish.

Summary

Spacious with private garden, loungers, and Umbrella

Wifi

High ceilings of traditional 'pickled pine'

Two King size en-suite bedrooms, bath & shower (Can convert to twins if required) Bedroom two will take a third bed. All towels including beach provided.

Air-conditioning & Fans throughout

Open plan lounge & dining room and well-equipped kitchen. WC off the lounge.

Desk, books to browse through.

Tucked away in a quiet corner, with a private garden.

Dining in or out on the large veranda with hammock. Blinds for private dining.

Well equipped kitchen

Fully air-conditioned

Ceiling fans

Managed by Jeanine our villa has a manager she will greet you on arrival and assist you during your stay.

Housekeeper twice a week.

Flat screen cable TV 56 channels USB ports, Bluetooth speaker Radio & Ipod dock

Safe

Hair dryers

Radio alarm clocks

Comprehensive information pack in the villa. Car hire companies will deliver to villa

Extra Services: Services include arranging a taxi from/to the airport, welcome food pack on arrival, greeted at the villa by maid & property Manager who will assist you during your stay. We take great care to cater for all your needs.Holetown is close by with Shops Restaurants, Banks, Medical center. Limegrove center & cinema. Barbados is special because there is so much to see in such a small area. The landscape changes often from parish to parish and there are more attractions per square kilometer than in any other Caribbean island. This is the perfect location for accommodation in Barbados. Transport in and out of town is easy - yellow bus for those who prefer a somewhat erratic drive - blue bus for a more tranquil journey. You have to try them both! Long term rentals accepted.

You won't be disappointed, most of our guests rebook year after year. We will assist you from the booking stage to arriving at the villa and during your stay if needed.

Warmest Barbados wishes

Caroline

More Details

Property Manager
Caroline Fleming
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Caroline Fleming

We love Barbados, we have enjoyed many holidays over the years with our children. We have always felt safe & relaxed. Our dream to own a place in paradise has come true and we hope to enjoy many years along with our guests staying at No 1 Porters Court. We want everything to be just perfect for you, so you can relax and make the most of your holiday. We enjoy reading the positive feedback we receive, in fact many guest re-book year after year.

Caroline Fleming purchased this villa in 2014

Why Caroline Fleming chose St. James

Welcome to Number One Porters Court

One of the largest villas with a through open plan lounge.

Quietly tucked away and not overlooked.

Where you can enjoy a Barbados holiday villa rental in luxury.

Our charming holiday villa in barbados is just three minutes walk from the white Caribbean coral beaches opposite the Royal Pavilion Hotel on the West Coast in the parish of St James.

It is part of an exclusive development of eight Chattel style villas nestled around a swimming pool in secure tropical gardens. The exotic planting is representative of the Caribbean and Barbados.

Number One Porters Court is a Barbados holiday rental with a touch of luxury, its high ceilings of traditional 'pickled pine' offers two King Size en-suite bedrooms that can be made up into twins if required. Cool crisp white Egyptian cotton sheets.

The villa has a desk area with a selection of books, living room with Wifi Cable Tv 56 channels Ipod dock charger, Radio, dining area, and kitchen, or dining on the verandah with roman blinds to add intimacy for alfresco meals.

Our Bajan holiday rental villa is tucked away in a quiet corner surrounded by a tropical garden with the swimming pool conveniently near in the centre of the development. Although it's a holiday rental, it's a home away from home, comfortable and relaxing.

What makes this villa unique

Porters Court behind the Royal Pavilion Hotel is a stroll from the white coral sands, where our guests will be greeted by the turquoise Caribbean sea. Porters Court is a secure gated complex with eight villas surrounding a shared pool. Ideal for groups wanting to rent neighbouring villas.

The nearby watersports shops along the beach offer everything from snorkeling to deep sea diving, sailing and fishing trips, swimming with the turtles and more. The hotels and restaurants are numerous and nearby, one of the 'in-spots' to eat is at the Lone Star Restaurant. Or, even closer still for an excellent choice of breakfast, lunch or dinner overlooking the sea is the Royal Pavilion itself.

If you walk south along the beaches (all of them are public) you will come to Holetown. Alternatively the nearby bus stop or taxi rank at the Royal Pavilion will take you by road.

Holetown, just half a mile away, is where the first English settlers arrived in 1627. It's a buzzing town with a supermarket, bank, doctors surgeries, post office, police station, internet cafe's, copious restaurants, big screen TV bars for sports enthusiasts, duty free shopping, gym and tennis courts. Full details at the villa.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We absolutely love this villa! This was our third trip and we're already booked to go back for 3 weeks next May, can't wait!

Everything you could possibly want is supplied, excellent quality kitchen equipment for those of us who are mad enough to cook on holiday including coolboxes and freezer packs for days out (or trips to Warrens Super Centre to buy ice cream and chilled Banks beer!) lovely decor, super comfy bed with top quality bedding and loads of towels for the pool or beach. Keri-Ann is a superb and conscientious housekeeper, friendly and helpful. The old car port has been removed...thank goodness, it's now possible to park in the main space (there are 2, unlike other villas in the complex) without making 10 point turns! The super-efficient aircons combined with the ceiling fans mean that rooms are kept at a comfortable temperature and the fact that the villa does not get too much scorching direct sun helps. If you want to be too hot, go and sit by the pool, knowing that you'll come "home" to a cool, relaxing place.

We were treated to a "guest appearance" of a troupe of the green monkeys that are indigenous to Barbados. They just popped over the fence next to the villa and cavorted around for about 40 minutes while we sat spellbound, not wanting to frighten them. Who needs the "Wildlife" Park when the wildlife can come to you?!

Stayed: May 2015 Submitted: June 6, 2015Source: VRBO
May 2015
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Number One Porters Court Luxury Villa
average rating of 4.923077 based on 14 reviews
5

A perfect Christmas.

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a wonderful 9 day stay at One Porters Court. The villa is beautiful and extremely well equipped. The location is perfect, a short walk to the beach and local restaurants/beach bars. Lone Star was a Christmas eve treat and lived up to all of our expectations. We arrived to an spotlessly clean villa, and Jeanine the property manager was very helpful. Thank you Caroline for your prompt responses during the booking process. We fell in love with Barbados, and would love to return to One Porters.

Louise Beckwith

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Louise for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again at No 1 Porters Court.
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5

A little piece of paradise on earth

  • 5 of 5

We cannot praise 1, Porters Court highly enough. From the moment we arrived we were impressed with the beautiful, tranquil location and the light, airy and spacious villa. The decor was very restful with tasteful, high quality furnishings and was a real home from home. The villa was very clean, no doubt thanks to Karen the lovely housekeeper who visited twice a week. Every little thing had been catered for including the provision of toilet roll and beach towels and it was great to have a welcome pack of groceries on our arrival. Air conditioning and fans ensured the interior of the villa remained lovely and cool even when it was very hot and humid outside so sleeping was never a problem and the beds were extremely comfortable. The veranda was a favourite place to sit to have our breakfast and pre- dinner drinks in the evenings. Surrounded by beautiful, tropical gardens and lots of wildlife including lizards and humming birds there was always something interesting to watch. We even saw a family of monkeys one day feeding under the trees! The communal pool is beautifully kept with sun beds and umbrellas and surrounded by lovely gardens. Although the property is next to a busy road we didn't notice any traffic noise and the beautiful beach is 5 minutes walk away. There are a number of good restaurants and rum shacks nearby and Holetown is a 20 minute walk if you need a supermarket, ATM or bigger choice of restaurants. If it's too hot to walk the local buses run straight past Porters Court. We would definitely recommend this property to others and would love to stay there again if we return to Barbados in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Deborah Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay and really hope you will visit again. Jeanine our property manager and Karen our maid take great pride in looking after our guests. They both mentioned what delightful guests you were and they enjoyed meeting you. Thanks again and warmest Barbados wishes Caroline & Ian
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5

An exceptional villa and so beautifully furnished.

  • 5 of 5

This villa is exceptional and the surroundings with the lush exotic garden so lovely. It is in a quiet secluded location, close to the private pool and very handy to the beach, just a short walk away. Within minutes to a number of vey good restaurants. The villa is well equipped and the beds deserve a special mention as they were very comfortable. The property manager Jeanine was very helpful and friendly as was housekeeper Karen. Both very warm and welcoming and willing to help in any way. A terrific and memorable holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted you chose No1 and enjoyed a memorable holiday. We agree the location of our villa is key and the proximity to the beach is just perfect. We hope you visit again. Best wishes Caroline & Ian
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5

Wonderful holiday accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at No. 1 Porters Court, the villa was exceptionally well-equipped, spotlessly clean (thanks to the lovely maid, Karen) and comfortable.

A great location on the West Coast, a short walk from the beach. The pool was beautiful, very clean, and mostly we had it to ourselves, which was an unexpected treat!

The location of No. 1 is perfect as it is at the end of the private road within Porters, and so nobody passes by and it is the most private of all the 8 villas within the development.

We had a very enjoyable and extremely memorable holiday - our 3 girls (aged 6, 8 and 11) were extremely comfortable in their spacious bedroom and loved Barbados !

Recommend "Lone Star" for a special dinner (went on our daughter's 11th birthday), also Harrison's Cave, Animal Flower Cave, and Earthworks Pottery which has a beautiful (and very reasonable) treetop restaurant.

Thank you Caroline, we loved staying in your beautiful villa and would have no hesitations in recommending it to our friends and family.

Best wishes,

Jo, John, Alice, Lily & Emma Ford :-) xx

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all for your positive review. We are delighted you enjoyed staying at No 1 and found the villa and facilities to your satisfaction. We value karen as it's important to her that our guests are comfortable and well looked after during their stay. How lovely for your family to celebrate a birthday at the Lone Star my personal favourite and a real dining experience. We love to walk along the beach as the Lone Star is 5 minutes away from the villa. We appreciate any recommendations you make and hope you visit No 1 again. Best Wishes Caroline & Ian Fleming
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A lovely comfortable base in Barbados

  • 4 of 5

The villa was beautifully furnished and very comfortable. Ideal for two couples with two en-suites and an outside sitting/eating area. The location of No1 is quiet and tucked away and our only company were lizards, birds and toads!

The property was immaculately clean and Keri-Ann came in 3 times during our 9 night stay to change our linen. The villa is ideally located for the West Coast and is a short drive or bus ride from Holetown or Speightstown. The nearest beach is fabulous (Alleynes Bay) with two bar restaurants (Ju-Ju's and Santi who have fantastic sunbeds for hire at BDS$15)

We can highly recommend this property for a West Coast based holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Julie We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at No 1 and hope it wont be your last. Yes the location is perfect, minutes away from the beach and yet the villa is quietly tucked away. Thank you for your positive review. All the best Caroline
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5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Our 4th stay at Porters Court, and 2nd at No 1. Just a superb home! Quiet, safe and relaxing with all you could want for your stay, but only a short walk from the best beach on the West Coast. Thank you Caroline and Ian. We will be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Andrew we are delighted you chose No1 again. Yes we are very close to the best beach on the island. The villa is perfectly located and tucked away in a quiet corner on the development. We will always be delighted to accommodate you and your family. Warmest Barbados wishes Caroline
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Grantley James
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres

The Platinum West Coast - our Bajan Villa is only 100m from the beach

One of the largest villas on the Porters site, through kitchen lounge. Tucked away in quiet corner surrounded by garden - pool conveniently close to the center of complex

Parish of St James

1 mile from Holetown on easy bus route

Neighbour to Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel & Lone Star Restaurant,

Watersports facilities nearby

On the beach restaurants and bistros

Golf courses, Royal Westmoreland and Tennis at Sugar Hill within 1 mile

All you could need to have an exciting time or simply chill out in the hammock on the veranda or near the pool. No 1 benefits by having a lovely private garden with loungers and an umbrella.

Airport 40 min drive. A Property Manager to meet you on arrival and House We can pre-book taxis for you and food packs. A comprehensive villa manual.

Other Activities: swimming with turtles, good restaurants, sea sports

Golf: Our villa is one mile from the Royal Westmorland Golf Course, ten minutes from the Sandy Lane Golf Courses or 20 mins from the Bridgetown golf course. Our villa complex can cater for several families with just 8 villas surrounding a pool it is ideal for groups of friends to book at the same time, each in their individual villa. Contact me to arrange group bookings if required.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Porters, St. James

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,225
for 7 nights
From
£175
 
 
May June Sept Oct Nov
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,085
for 7 nights
From
£155
 
 
Christmas
15 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,925
for 7 nights
From
£275
 
 
High
6 Feb 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
From
£250
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,085
for 7 nights
From
£155
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

Mid Season for Two Bedroom Occupancy the rate is £140 per night

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Porters, Barbados

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Huge bath towels and hand towels supplied including toilet rolls and hand soap. Beach towels included.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , or extra large double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Or twin if required
  • Bedrooms have en-suite facilities and can be adapted from twin into King size beds All linen and towels supplied, hair dryers and radio alarm clocks.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Children over the age of 7 welcome, maid service 3 times a week. Basics included such as washing powder, hand soap, washing up liquid. Freezer ice packs for use with picnic boxes. Bajan cook books. Extras such as welcome food packs, transfers to and from airport.

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