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Stunning villa with pool & sea views in an idyllic peaceful location

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa sleeping up to 8 plus travel cot & camp bed

'Lazybones' is a private villa with a sea view, its own pool, 3 patios and a fenced in garden providing plenty of privacy. With the constant South East coast breeze, the villa stays cool throughout the day and is ideal for both couples or groups looking for a relaxing or an active holiday. It is also suitable for families too as the villa contains a playroom, has a dartboard and basketball net and there is ample room in the garden to play ball games or chill out on the internet as the villa also has Superfast Fibre Optic WiFi. There is also Cable TV plus a great selection of DVD's including children's DVDs. There are sunbeds around the pool and 2 hammocks on the upstairs patio for those who like to have a sneaky siesta or simply just enjoy the panoramic view of the sea and the local area. The downstairs patio, upstairs patio and both bedrooms 1 & 2 all have sea views. There is a Weber BBQ for enjoying meal times together on the patio. The monkeys playing in the trees alongside the villa are very entertaining and are a favourite attraction for our guests.


Property Manager
Fiona Goodsell
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2018

About Fiona Goodsell

We are Steve & Fiona Goodsell and we have one son, Scott, who is 16 years old. We live in Wales but sometimes dream of moving to Barbados because of it's friendliness, slow pace of life and fabulous climate all year. We originally visited Barbados for our honeymoon in 1994 but could not resist returning time and time again. Steve runs his own Property Services Company and Fiona is a part-time administrator. Whilst in Barbados, Steve enjoys watching a local cricket match, fishing off Skeetes Bay, or in the evening he can be found drinking rum and playing dominoes with the locals. Fiona's favourite day out is a visit to The Crane Hotel for lunch or relaxing at Bottom Bay/Crane Beach. Scott likes to play in the pool, go to the beach or sail on a catamaran and swim with the turtles.

Fiona Goodsell purchased this villa in 2006

Why Fiona Goodsell chose Saint Philip

We discovered the villa half built in 2005 and although we did not intend to take on a building project at that time, it was an opportunity not to be missed, as it was in an idyllic peaceful location and the internal layout was great. So we knew that this would be ideal place for us but also a place that guests would enjoy because of it's privacy and chance to experience the real Barbados including monkeys playing in the trees alongside the villa. A walk across country to Skeetes Bay has great views across Culpepper Island and up to East Point Lighthouse. The East Coast is on our doorstep and a short drive away is St John's church and the view from there over to Bathsheba is stunning. A visit to The Roundhouse in Bathsheba is not be missed and neither is the view from Cherry Tree Hill.

What makes this villa unique

Privacy & Peacefulness making it suitable for couples but it is also a very social villa too as it is large enough for 2 families to share. There are 3 separate patios so it can be as social or as quiet as each guest would like. This location gives guests the chance to experience the real Barbados and most guests love seeing the monkeys playing in the trees alongside the villa.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Saint Philip

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • No additional guests without permission of the owner
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Baby Gate
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 has a shower, WC, sink and vanity unit with plenty of storage for toiletries and a wooden vaulted ceiling. Bathroom 2 is the en-suite bathroom for bedroom 1. It has a shower, WC, sink with vanity unit with plenty of storage for toiletries. There is also an outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4/playroom - 1 cot , 1 sofa bed/futon , Can be used as a bedroom with sofabed or be a playroom
  • Bedroom 1 has an en-suite bathroom, a 5ft bed, fitted wardrobes, ceiling fan, & sea view. Bedroom 2 has a 5ft bed, fitted wardrobes, ceiling fan, wooden vaulted ceiling & sea view. Bedroom 3 has 3 ft beds, fitted wardrobes, ceiling fan, wooden vaulted ceiling. Bedroom 4 has a sofa bed, wardrobe, ceiling fan, or if you are not using it as a bedroom, it can be used as a playroom so has a toy-box, children's bookshelf and children's DVD's. There is also a travel cot and 2ft child's camp bed that can be added to any of the rooms
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • car optional
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a maid service once throughout a 2 week booking. Linen, towels and beach towels are provided. A grocery pack can be arranged for your arrival and extra cleaning and babysitting can be arranged at an extra cost. A local contact is available throughout your stay and there is a guest mobile/cellnet phone. There is a double garage at the front of the villa that also contains the dartboard and basketball net. There is a Utility room with an American washing machine, sink and fitted storage space. There are cool bags kept in here ideal for taking a picnic to the beach, along with beach chairs. There is a bus stop at the end of the road, but we would recommend car hire and therefore have a discount arrangement with 2 car hire companies

Reviews

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Stunning villa with pool & sea views in an idyllic peaceful location
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews
San Antonio, Texas
5

Relaxation at Lazybones

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks to Fiona for being such an awesome host and allowing our family to stay in their lovely villa. Fiona was very accommodating in every way, she even helped us get a good deal on a rental car. We would also like to thank Sheila and Eric as well, we had to call upon each of them once and they both responded straight away.

Lazybones is the perfect place to be lazy and relax. The villa is located in a very calm and peaceful area alongside of the ocean and away from the city. Our family of four had plenty of space and felt right at home but without AC and Cable TV. The nice breeze throughout the night made it very comfortable to sleep however you will definitely want to plan to be out and about during the heat of the day or you could keep cool in the pool. Not being able to watch the local news or anything of interest on the one TV channel sometimes made for a long night and was definitely missed as we had our morning coffee. I would highly suggest installing some form of Cable TV.

The monkeys were out and about, it was really cool to see them. The spring was nice and the walk over to the ocean was amazing. Barbados is a beautiful island with plenty of things to do. You will definitely need to hire a car to get around and be prepared for the bumpy roads and pedestrians owing the roads as if they have bumpers to protect them from your vehicle. I saw that jokingly, however, it’s true. We made it a point to explore the whole island in a very short time. Miami Beach was my favorite because there was a shower available to wash the sand off which allowed us to continue to explore after the beach without having to go back to the villa first.

Overall, we had a wonderful stay at lazybones and would definitely recommend to others. Thanks again to Steve and Fiona for allowing us to relax at lazybones.

  • Review Submitted: 31/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sharon for providing feedback and your great comments. We are really pleased your family enjoyed their stay. I ordered Cable TV a couple of weeks ago and are just waiting for the Company to install it so thanks for confirming it is preferable to have it. Miami beach is one of our favourite beaches too so glad you discovered it and enjoyed spending time there. Thanks again for your recommendation to other guests & best wishes for many more happy warm holidays. Fiona, Steve & Scott
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5

perfectly peaceful

  • 5 of 5

our stay at Lazy bones was perfect from the beginning to the end.

Firstly communication with Fionna was great, informative and helpful. She helped to arrange a car rental and provided me with extra information regarding the property layout so I could allocate bedrooms.

We was warmly met by Sheila at the property, who again provided a wealth of information and it was comforting to know she was close by in case of any problems. Special thank you to Sheila for allowing us to check out an hour earlier at short notice.

The Villa is beautiful, very peaceful and perfect for a family holiday. Everything has been thought off and provided for a lovely stay. There are lots of games, toys and cutlery for children. The layout meant that there was ample space for our two families not to feel on top of each other.

The pool was a great size and was cleaned regularly during our stay. The upstairs balcony with the hammocks provided a very cool and peaceful secluded area with a stunning view.

The nearby spring provided an exciting adventure for our family and we loved seeing the local animals such as the black belly sheep and monkey's.

Great value for money and would definitely recommend to those looking for a peaceful get away.

  • Review Submitted: 09/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely villa in a rural setting, with privacy and gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

My two sons (14 and 11) and I stayed a week at the villa this April and we were absolutely thrilled with our vacation. The villa is clean, attractive, and had everything we needed, including a dishwasher and washing machine. The delightful ocean breeze kept us cool and very comfortable. We saw the playful monkeys in the field or woods at least once per day. The pool is in excellent condition. We felt very safe in the neighborhood and enjoyed the quiet and privacy of the villa. We ate every meal on the outside patio. Sunrise and evening walks down the path to the ocean cliffs and beach is a must!

With renting a car, daily trips around the island were not a problem. We were able to see all four coasts during our stay. The property owner and housekeeper were friendly, accommodating, and quick to respond to our questions. Our family would certainly rent Lazybones again!

  • Review Submitted: 02/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Perfect Week for Us!

  • 5 of 5

Lazybones is a great villa...Just what my wife and I (along with another couple) were looking for! The location on the East coast was quiet and very relaxing to come home to...Especially the pool and decks. The photos and description are spot on. The villa was meticulously cleaned. Sheila, the local contact, was very helpful and quick to respond to questions throughout the week. Fiona, the owner, was a joy to communicate with prior, during and after our trip. She helped get us a discount on our car rental that worked out great. During very early morning walks in the neighborhood, we felt very safe and neighbors were very friendly and welcoming.

Our personal highlights...Watching the antics of the green monkeys each afternoon from the villa...Sunrises and evening cocktails on the upper deck...The pool...The soothing ocean sounds and breezes from the bedroom...Delicious dinner & views from the East Point Grille...Gorgeous hike from Bath to Martins Bay and of course...THE BEACHES - We visited Miami, Bottom Bay, Bath, Bathsheba, Batts Rock/Paradise and Folkestone Marine Park (good snorkeling)...All so different and beautiful!

Thank you Fiona for sharing Lazybones! We highly recommend it and would love to return!

  • Review Submitted: 07/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time staying at Lazy Bones. Fiona was awesome to work with. All of our questions were answered in a timely matter. Sheila the housekeeper was there to greet us upon our arrival. My 2 grand kids absolutely loved the pool and also watching the monkeys. The house had everything that we needed. I loved falling asleep to the sound of the sea.

Thanks again for providing such a beautiful place to stay for our family vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 17/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Shirley for taking the time to review your stay. I am so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at Lazybones and that the pool and seeing the monkeys was a hit with your grandchildren. Best wishes for many more happy holidays together in the future. Thanks again, Fiona
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5

Lazy bones!

  • 5 of 5

Lazybones is a beautiful fully equipped villa in a quiet location on the East coast. As a family of five we thoroughly enjoyed our nine day stay. The pool was in constant use, we loved star watching from the upper deck, monkey watching from the breezy terraces, and the large bedrooms and kitchen. There was plenty of space for everyone! Attention has been given to every detail which we much appreciated. Fiona was extremely helpful before booking and the Lazybones visitor booklet at the property was very informative ensuring that we had all the necessary information for a trouble free stay.

A real home from home. We would highly recommend. Thank you Fiona.

  • Review Submitted: 14/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Grantley Adams
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
local bar
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Barbados Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
local cafe
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Skeetes Bay

On the South East Coast in a peaceful idyllic location, in walking distance to Skeetes Bay &, Ragged Point/East Point Lighthouse. 5 minutes drive to the beautiful Bottom Bay, 10 - 15 minutes drive to Sam Lords and the famous Crane Beach. 2 minutes drive (or 10 minute walk) to the nearest restaurant/bar (East Point Bar & Grill) which is open Thursday to Sunday,, 3 drive to the local shop which stocks basic food supplies and it is only a 15 minute drive to Six Roads where you can find a supermarket, bank with cash machine, pharmacy, post office, petrol station, fast food outlets plus children's play area. It is 20 minutes drive to St Lawrence Gap on the South Coast or the villa is an ideal base for also exploring the scenic East Coast and Bathsheba is 20 minutes drive away. If you prefer to chill out, you can simply relax by the pool and watch the monkeys playing in the trees alongside the villa. In Barbados, Cricket is a passion so if you like to watch a game and have a drink or two, there is a local club less than a mile away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Saint Philip

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring/Summer 2018
10 Jan 2018 - 17 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,061
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$12 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring/Summer 2018
18 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,061
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$12 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,236
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$12 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year 18/19
14 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
14 night minimum stay
AU$1,514
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$12 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
19 Jan 2019 - 19 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$177
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$12 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring/Summer 2019
20 Jan 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,236
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,236
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Substantial discounts for bookings over 2 weeks, e.g. 20% discount on any 3rd or 4th week booked.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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