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Ambassadors House, Windy Edge

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Pool with house in the background
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21 reviews
Pool with house in the background
relax on the verandah
Breakfast on the veranda, all meals can be al fresco
peaceful atmosphere
panoramic view over the Caribbean
'a room with a view'
fresh flowers from the garden
find the hidden waterfalls
lunchtime at Ambassador's House
Parlatouvier Bay, a perfect day out
Our nearest beach - Little Bacolet Bay 10 mins away
Christmas Day at Windy Edge
exotic tropical flowers in the garden
green hills of Tobago, from Ambassador's House
a beach stall at Castara
many sorts of humming birds come to Windy Edge
The Motmot, a  frequent visitor
pick your own avocados
explore the rainforest and see the fabulous Trogon
Banaquit at the bird feeder
sunset from the veranda
Fresh fish from the local fishermen at Parlatouvier
Caribbean seaview from Windy Edge
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Scarborough, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
Windy Edge was designed and built by a former US ambassador to Japan and it is still known on the island as the Ambassador's House. Set on the top of Cinnamon Hill, it has sensational views over the Caribbean and Atlantic seas and catches the cooling breezes, unlike many coastal properties. It is a large well-designed home with high ceilings and ceiling fans, all the windows have adjustable aluminium louvred slats for security and are netted against insects. The whole house has recently been redecorated to a high standard throughout.

It is a spacious high ceilinged house, with large airy living and dining rooms, it sleeps up to 10, having five double bedrooms. 3 of the bedrooms have en suite facilities 2 bedrooms share a bathroom, making 4 bathrooms in total. A wide veranda surrounds the house with extensive al fresco dining area,...
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Listing #HL40015
About the Owner
Charlotte K
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:50%
Response Time:Within a day
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1 - 3 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed over new year 2018 for a week and really enjoyed the house, pool and gardens. Booking was easy and we would recommend this as an excellent place to stay for self catering in Tobago.

Thank shuggyman
charlotteintobago, VR Owner at Ambassadors House, Windy Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review, I am so glad you enjoyed your New Year holiday. You are welcome to return.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a spectacular spot. Really spectacular. Up in the hills behind Scarborough in its own substantial grounds, this is a house built in the traditional style. "Corridors" (verandas) on the outside are open to the view and the breeze and give loads of space...More

Thank wydtar
charlotteintobago, VR Owner at Ambassadors House, Windy Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review, we hope you will come back sometime.

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed here during our vacation and it was just a wonderful experience. The time off from the busyness of our daily routines was definitely needed. I took advantage of this beautiful place and breathed in clean air while enjoying nature and...More

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charlotteintobago, VR Owner at Ambassadors House, Windy Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Thank you for your review I am so glad you had a lovely stay

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (18)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (20)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Additional amenities & feature info
All bedrooms are light and comfortable with ceiling fans, access to verandas and beautiful views over garden and beyond. The accommodation is spacious throughout the house, with high ceilings, ceiling fans and access to the wide veranda from all rooms via sliding doors. All meals can be taken on the wide veranda. There is an extensive library of books and collection of board games to keep children and adults amused. Table tennis on the veranda. Internet access (wifi) is available at no extra charge. The kitchen is well equipped with large cooker, microwave, toaster, food processor, juicer, coffee makers, 2 fridges and freezer plus dishwasher. Sheets and towels are changed twice a week, a washing machine is available for guests' use.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
Please do not remove fruit from the property, it is there for to be consumed by guests during their stay.
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 King
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    4 Twins
    1 Queen
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
$385
£200
$481
£250
$2,309
£1,200
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $385 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates are for a maximum of 10 people
Christmas and New Year rate is £1500 per week.
UK autumn half-term holiday rates are the same as summer holiday rates
Security guard is available but not included in the rates
All cooking and shopping by maid for guests to be paid for locally.
Payment for rental can be made by credit card via Paypal, personal UK cheque or electronic transfer into owner's bank.
Discounts for low occupancy in low season sometimes available by arrangement with owner
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About the neighbourhood
The area known as Concordia used to be a large cocoa estate in the old plantation days. Now it is a pleasant residential area in the hills about ten minutes from the nearest beach, Little Bacolet Bay. Ambassador's House lies up a drive just off the road across the island to the northern Caribbean coast, where you will find many beautiful beaches, some with small bars, some by a small fishing village. The main town of Tobago, Scarborough is down the hill about a 10-minute drive away. It has a vibrant market and banks, pharmacies, supermarket and post office.
A variety of activities and trips are available; rain forest hikes, birdwatching, deep-sea fishing, scuba-diving, snorkeling, sailing, golf and swimming.
Restaurents are located all over the island and very accessible from the ho...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Crown Point: 10.0 km
Ferry: Scarborough: 5.0 km
Monarch, Virgin Atlantic, BA, also flights from Germany, The Netherlands and the USA . Car hire can be arranged for you by the owner, or by guests via internet. Regular ferries cross by sea or air from Trinidad. Frequent air services to other Caribbean islands.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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