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St James holiday rental villa near beach Holetown

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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Holetown, Saint James Parish, Barbados

Stroll out of the back garden gate of Mangoes and across the road to the beautiful Platinum Coast sands and the Caribbean Sea. Grab a towel and take the tiny 'swimming key' and off you go!

Our property could not be better placed; we have the sea and beaches less than two minutes walk and a variety of shops, restaurants, bars, banks and a well stocked modern supermarket on the doorstep! Furthermore, the Beach Club and swimming pool, belonging to local residents and their guests, is also just across the road, with excellent facilities and sun decks and a restaurant at the water's edge!

Mangoes is a large, detached, single storey house - (Built size = 2,000 sq Feet / Plot = 10,000 sq Feet). I have an ambition to put a sun deck on the roof where my husband and I (and our guests, of course) can relax whilst wa...
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About the Owner
Mrs Cathryn M
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2010
Interaction with guests
Guests are unlikely to meet me as I'm stuck in the frozen climes of Northern England (sob!) However, you will be welcomed by my lovely staff, shown around the house, how to use the equipment etc. I'm still only an email away (or available via various methods of instant messaging) and, taking into account the time zone difference, I'm still here to help or answer questions to the best of my ability.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a little late in posting this review. We stayed at Mangoes some months ago with our family. Cath made sure we were taken care of with detailed instructions and advice prior to our arrival. Lucille the housekeeper, made us feel welcome and ensured...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank lpwm
Cath M, VR Owner at St James holiday rental villa near beach Holetown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there P, What a lovely review! Yes, a little late but never TOO late ..... and well worth waiting for! Your description of Mangoes is perfect regarding location and easy access to surrounding facilities. Everything is pretty much on the doorstep isn't it? I'm...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

The villa is so spacious and was marvellous for our family of 6, 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Plenty of wardrobe space and a fantastic well equipped kitchen for those that want to eat in. Lovely garden area at the front and back too. Cath,...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 400angelaf21
Management response:Responded 19 August 2018

A lovely review, thanks very much. Though I didn't meet you myself, I felt we had a good rapport through our communication and Cheryl told me that you were delightful people to look after. It was a pleasure to have you stay, don't leave it...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect place on the perfect holiday island! Villa is spotless, spacious, perfect position, and has everything you could possibly need! Pool that you have access to is lovely and the beach is right there too. Lots of lovely restaurants on the beach front, our favourite...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jeanyess
Management response:Responded 27 July 2018

Thanks Jeanyess! Great description of Holetown/Sunset Crest area. You make a particularly useful point regarding no Barbados beaches being private - a helpful comment for future visitors. Thanks for the personal compliments about Ian and I being around to help when needed and I'm glad...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
No smoking indoors . . . if smoking outside, please dispose of cigarette ends thoughtfully, using an ashtray as opposed to throwing them into the flower beds (filter tips do not...
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    3 Twins
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Maid service, air conditioning, WiFi and telephone calls around the island are included in the price.
There are no hidden taxes or charges

· A deposit is required to secure a booking at Mangoes. Receipt of the deposit constitutes a contract for the rental of Mangoes and is non-returnable. The price, the number of named occupants, the period and the precise dates of rental have been agreed between the renters and the owners of Mangoes. Any changes to the details of your booking must be referred to the owners as soon as possible
· No persons other than the agreed named occupants shall sleep at Mangoes.
· No parties or functions shall be held at Mangoes without consultation and express permission of the owners.
· Where there has been disco...
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About the neighbourhood
Sunset Crest, where Mangoes is situated is a lovely residential area right on the 'Platinum Coast' of Barbados . Most of the houses are quite large, detached properties (owned by respectable working people) with beautiful tropical gardens which all adds to the pleasant atmosphere of the area.
The Caribbean sea and our pool are situated just across the West Coast road, a mere 2 minutes walk away. The pool is privately owned by Sunset Crest property owners. It is maintained by the Beach House which provides restaurant, bar and facilities. Entry to the pool is free for local residents and renters and, as many locals are working people with busy lives to attend to and not much time to go swimming, this leaves it fairly under-used.
Sunset Crest, is very close to historic Holetown whe...
Getting around
An excellent bus service runs up and down the coast road regularly.
We always hire a car because, as owners, we need to reach furniture stores etc. Holiday makers don't need a car except for sight seeing purposes and some of my more adventurous guests tell me that they have traveled far and wide using only public buses!
There are no trains on the island of course, so all transport is by car, bus or taxi...... and boats of course .... always for fun though, there are no boats for transport (as far as I know!)
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Grantley Adams International, Barbados: 25.0 km
Ferry: Barbados: 20.0 km
The easiest way to find Mangoes is to drive up the west coast road to Sunset Crest/Holetown area.
Turn right by Sandy Crest Medical Centre (also where the fruit sellers have their stalls on the left) and take the first road on the left, just after the fruit sellers and one house. This is Hibiscus Avenue.
Mangoes is the third house on the left hand side. We have double wrought iron gates and the right hand pillar bears a ceramic name plaque quoting Mangoes 94.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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