ZenBreak-The Great House
Road View, Saint Peter, Barbados BB26025
The Great House is in a wonderful beach front location set in private lush tropical gardens. It has recently had extensive renovation and redesign. 12 bedrooms, private pool, tennis court, gym and spa Boat and boatman included The team of staff run this villa like clockwork. Excellent chefs will whisk up divine breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
The Great House offers the ideal beachfront accommodation on the west coast of Barbados. It has 12 double bedroom suites and with the right configuration for families with children it can accommodate up to 30 guests. This superb, modernised West Indian style plantation house is nestled amongst swaying palm trees on the beachfront in the parish of St Peter. It has its own large private swimming pool.
The Great House has recently undergone an extensive renovation. With its new yet classical bathrooms and bedrooms it is now one of the most exclusive properties beachfront in the Caribbean. The gardens extend to around two and a half acres.
The Great House may be rented on an 8 to 12 bedroom basis (with price adjusted accordingly).
This home has had the most sympathetic of renovations. Notwithstanding the size of the estate and extensive bedrooms and living areas, the designers have managed to retain that cosy, comfortable feeling of a home. When you arrive you will be enchanted by the peace and serenity of this calming beach front villa.
The Great House has been designed and decorated in classic Barbadian colonial style with influences from the best of Europe and North America.
The main accommodation is within a 2 storey coral-stone main house. This has 3 double bedroom suites on the upper level and 1 bedroom suite on the lower level. There are sea views from the 3 upper bedrooms.
There is a Carriage House adjacent to the main house. This offers an additional 3 double suites (with 2 niches for use as single beds) and a large room downstairs which accommodates 4 beds. A massage room in the Carriage House may be used as an extra bedroom if necessary.
A pathway from the main house provides access to the two chattel houses. Each chattel house has 2 bedrooms which can be adjoining making them ideal for families staying wanting to be together. The chattel houses have airy pitched ceilings. All have en-suite bathrooms, dressing rooms, air-conditioning and ceiling fans.
One of the chattel houses is 2 storey and has a niche which can accommodate a single bed if required. The bedrooms in the chattel houses are simply enchanting. Furnished in a simple yet elegant fashion the feeling in each chattel house is one of a quiet retreat. Each chattel house offers guests a sanctuary for peace and relaxation.
There are 12 air-conditioned bedrooms overall. The estate comfortably accommodates 24 guests and with the right configuration can accommodate up to 30 guests.
The Great House
Bedroom 1 - Garden Suite: King bed, En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Dual vanity, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Access to patio
Bedroom 2 - North Suite: King bed, En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Balcony
Bedroom 3 - Centre Suite: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king), En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Balcony
Bedroom 4 - South Suite: King bed, En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Balcony
Bedroom 5 - Upper Suite: King bed, En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Dual vanity, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Balcony
Bedroom 6 - Garden Suite: King bed, En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Access to patio
Bedroom 7 - North Cottage: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king), En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Access to patio
Bedroom 8 - South Cottage: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king), En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Stand-alone alfresco rain shower & bathtub
Bedroom 9 - Upper Suite: 2 King size beds (can be converted to 4 twins), En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Dual vanity, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Balcony
Bedroom 10 - East Suite: King bed, En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Access to patio
Bedroom 11 - Centre Suite: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Twin size bed, En-suite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower,Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Access to patio
Bedroom 12 - West Suite: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king), En-suite bathroom with rain shower/bathtub combo, Dual vanity, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Access to patio
Hillaby House Garden Suite: Queen size sofa bed
No expense has been spared in creating this sanctuary. It exceeds all expectations. The very best architects and interior designers have been employed and have created this truly magnificent retreat.
The extensive matured gardens contain intimate areas in which to relax and enjoy the beauty of the estate. Find a quiet corner and enjoy the sight and sound of the turquoise Caribbean Sea.
The estate offers a private tennis court, state of the art gym, spa treatment and massage room and games room. There is also a conference room, media room, swimming pool and a private beach bar right by the water's edge.
The Great House comprises two sites which are opposite each other. The seaside property houses guests in spacious comfort. It provides numerous areas for formal and informal dining and poolside or seaside relaxation.
Across the road, the landside provides areas for fun and entertainment. There is an expansive games room, TV theatre and spa, gym. There is also a conference room and US Open style tennis court with night lighting. The gardens are filled with lily ponds, lawns and lush tropical plants. There are four full-time security staff and a closed perimeter. This ensures that guests enjoy the utmost privacy.
There is a speed boat with boatman so guests may enjoy the Caribbean Sea and see Barbados from a different perspective. Is there anything better than a day on the water in the Caribbean?
Instead of charging for food and beverage items individually, The Great House will implement a daily charge of US$150 per person. This will include all meals, non-alcoholic beverages and will simplify invoicing for guests. Children under the age of 7 will be complimentary.
The food at The Great House has always been and continues to be of the highest gourmet standards. No need to go out. Just relax and enjoy the wonderful culinary delights in one of the many dining areas. Sit back and be pampered by the unobtrusive, caring staff.
The Great House has always been a favourite villa in Barbados for the rich and famous. Guests check-in and never want to leave!
The manicured gardens provide many choices for dining. There are gazebos for afternoon tea, sunset cocktails or for dining by candlelight. There is also a more formal dining area to accommodate guests.
The sea lapping against the shore of the golden beach in front of the estate is so close you can reach out and almost touch it!
We consider The Great House to be one of the biggest and possibly the very best villa in Barbados.
Staying here guests will enjoy the privacy of a private villa with extensive grounds and the services of a 5 star hotel.
The unobtrusive team of staff will look after your guests' every need. Wonderful chefs, house manager, butlers, housekeepers and laundresses.
Just a stroll through the garden leads to the calm blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and the beautiful white sandy beach. From here guests may use the services of the beautiful pleasure boat (guests just pay for the fuel they use). This comes with skipper and is available daily from 9am - 5pm.
Guests may enjoy a variety of water-sports such as water skiing, wakeboarding and inflatables. If watersports are not for you just enjoy the Barbados west coast from the water on this luxury speed boat. The skipper will be happy to take guests to other beaches to enjoy a relaxing picnic, swim with the turtles or to lunch at a beachfront restaurant. The choices are yours!
Additional Location Information
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Deck / Patio / Balcony
Dishes & Utensils
Duty Free Shops
First Aid Kit
Fitness Room / Equipment
Iron & Board
Kayak / Canoe
Lock on Bedroom Door
Minimum Age Limit For Renters
Near The Ocean
Private Living Room
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Sports & Activities