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Living Barbados, “Macston”, Overdene Gardens, Dayrell’s Road, Christ Church, Barbados, BB14030 Sales and Advertising Rachel Ramphal Mobile: 253-9236 Email: rachel@livingbarbados.com Design & Artwork Linda Lewis-Bishton Mobile: 232-7869 Email: linda@livingbarbados.com Website: Sandra Bosher Mobile: 232-0283 Email: sandra@livingbarbados.com All information and pricing compiled in this publication was accurate at the time of printing. However, this information may be subject to change at anytime without notice. Copyright reserved. None of the contents in this publication can be reproduced or copied in any form without permission in writing from the Publisher. Living Barbados is printed by PrintWeb Caribbean Ltd Fontabelle, St. Michael, Barbados Tel: 246 467-2895

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Trends in Kitchens Main photo at top of the page is an update on the old classic Viking Professional look which when combined with the use of colour, is striking. The fully integrated stainless steel Bosch and Gaggenau kitchen (middle) is very contemporary, combining the use of wall ovens, cook top and an integrated bottom mount refrigerator and wine cooler. The induction cook top (left), with its energy efficiency, kitchen geek appeal and growing reputation for power and precision, may be the iPad of the kitchen. Induction cooking, which relies on an electromagnet to heat iron or steel cookware, is still a mystery to many cooks. An electrical current produces a magnetic field that excites iron molecules and heats the pan and its contents. Induction cook tops are much more energy efficient than gas or electric because they cook food faster and lose less heat in the process. We look forward to demonstrating this to you at Wolseley. Call 427-0580 for more details or visit our showroom at Canewood Industrial Estate, St. Michael. 66

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The Best of South Coast Living

Ocean Reef, Worthing offers contemporary beach front residences conveniently close to life’s requirements. See their ad on the previous page.

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Trends

Wolseley guides us through the latest kitchen trends

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The Property Sales team from Barbados Realtors Limited

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Ashore Thing

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Altman Real Estate unveils the ultimate in luxury beach properties - by Rachel Ramphal

No stranger to the island, we explore the magic behind the name

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The Villages At Coverley An update on the developments progress

North West Vision

Authentic and quaint, properties on this side of Barbados are full of potential

Buyers Profile

John and Julia Garfield purchase a condo at Sapphire Beach, St. Lawrence Gap

Designer Looks We Love

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Development Key

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What makes Worldwide Dream Villas extra special - by Laura Henderson

A reference guide with information on developments, land, prices, etc

Top 10 Beaches In Barbados

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Property Listings

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Our pick of the ten best beaches on island Our favourite local retailers give us their suggestions for “Beach Decor�

Renovations Queries Answered By Architect Michael Carrington

A sale and rental directory Where to find properties on the map

Volume 5, Issue 2 Nov 2011 - Mar 2012 On the cover: International Interiors by Jenny Blanc

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Meet the Team

Back Row; Luther BARBADOS Miller (Real Estate NOVEMBER Agent), Sue-Ellen Joseph(Sales Coordinator2012 South), Suzanne Davis (Manager Real Estate/Real Estate Agent), Jonathan Simpson (Real Estate Agent) LIVING 2011 - MARCH 12 Front row: Janice Alleyne (Long term Rentals and Real Estate Agent), Maria Evelyn (Long term Rentals and Real Estate Agent), Eva Marshall (Sales Coordinator West)


Realtors Limited Property Sales Team

In March 2009 we were delighted to announce our affiliation Suzanne Davis, Manager Real Estate and Business Development joined Realtors Limited in 1987 as the personal assistant with Mayfair International Realty. This affiliation gives us an esto the Managing Director, the late Michael Parravicino. From tablished real estate office based in the heart of London’s West this position Suzanne was ideally placed to observe and learn End. From this office we can ensure that our clients’ properthe many facets of the business from the foremost of teachers, ties reach the widest possible audience and, with so many UK advancing up the corporate ladder to the position she now based buyers and sellers already clients of Realtors Limited, the holds; Manager of Real Estate and Business Development. For office is a great place for clients to pop by, meet the London many years Suzanne sat on the board of the Barbados Estate team and discuss their real estate needs. As the island’s longest established real estate company we And Valuers Association Inc. (BEAVA). For 2 years she was the president of this association and is now an executive board wanted to ensure that anyone we chose to affiliate with was equally well established. The Mayfair International Realty netmember. This dynamic lady has been an integral part of the business work is composed of over 100 of the finest British brokerages success of Realtors Limited by not only being very successful in and operates more than 300 offices throughout the length and property sales but more importantly by developing a great rap- breadth of the United Kingdom. There are also over 100 broport with clients and thereby increasing our client base. Below, kerages in North America covering many parts of Florida as Suzanne explains the functions of the dynamic sales Depart- well as in affluent areas such as Manhattan, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, New York State and Atlantic Canada. ment at Realtors’ Limited. Just one look at our client base throughout our years in busiWe have two locations with the head office being on the West Coast as well as a South Coast branch located in the Palm Beach ness tells you that Britons in particular have had a close affinity with Barbados, which enjoys ‘faCommercial Building in Hastings. Our vourite island status’ with so many. The sales team is made up of Suzanne DaMiramar, Sandy Lane promise of a dream realised and a life vis; Real Estate Manager/Sales Agent, enhanced within a familiar, if warmer Jonathan Simpson; Real Estate Agent, and palm fringed, way of life, together Janice Alleyne; Real Estate/Long Term with the financial and personal safety Rental Agent, Maria Evelyn; Real Esthe island offers, steers many UK and tate/Long Term Rental Agent, Luther indeed European buyers to buy a home Miller; Real Estate Agent, Eva Marin Barbados. shall; Sales Coordinator, Sue-Ellen Our affiliation has already brought Joseph; Sales Coordinator. “Realtors’ significant success. Clients love the long-established reputation, comadded coverage their homes receive, bined with our ability to provide proand buyers love the easy access they fessional and personalised services have to the Barbados market. With to our clients, have contributed to their great connections with the Britus having one of the most extensive ish press our London office has been villa, townhouses, condominiums, able to secure UK editorial coverage land, commercial, and development for several of our listed homes and we listings for sale on the island, offering see a clear benefit from this exposure buyers a wide portfolio of opportunito an increasingly global market. In ties to select from. these more turbulent financial times it We appreciate the unique chal- Palm Ridge 1, Royal Westmoreland is also wonderful to be able to check lenges that arise when purchasing with London at any time on the marproperty here, especially if you are ket conditions there, so we can adbased overseas. One of our roles is vise any Barbados based clients how to provide both potential purchasers things are in the UK direct from those and investors with all the necessary in the know. information and support they require We at Realtors Limited have a wide to become a property owner in Barselection of Villas, Townhouses, Conbados. The properties we choose to dos, Commercial Properties and Land represent are diverse in character and island-wide and we look forward to located across the island. We are intifinding you your dream property.” mately involved throughout the enFor further information please call us tire sales transaction (or as instructed at 432-6930 or visit us at www.realby the client) and provide buyers torslimited.com and for frequent upwith any and all information and supdates you can join us on Facebook and port that will facilitate the purchase of their properties quickly, efficiently Twitter. and at the agreed price. LIVING BARBADOS NOVEMBER 2011 - MARCH 2012

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Ashore Thing Location! Location! Location! The famous age old mantra of the real estate market still remains relevant today and among the most vied for locations are beachfront properties. Barbados offers just over seventy miles of oceanfront coastline and limited availability of this precious commodity means that these properties command a premium price. The Platinum coast of the island offers some of the most attractive real estate in the world with calm warm waters and many amenities in close proximity. What makes beachfront property so desirable? Tranquility and natural beauty abound and the beach offers an almost endless variety of recreation for all ages. The lapping of the waves on the shore, soft powdery sand between your toes and what better view to have than the unforgettable vivid colours of sky and sea from dawn to dusk followed by the magic of the moonlight. The beach offers an escape like no other away from the stress of our daily urban lives. A beachfront property may be the primary residence or a holiday home, offering the property owner the ultimate get away as well as opportunity of a rental income. In terms of investment, ocean front properties will almost certainly increase exponentially in value. Of course all beachfront properties are not created equal so when you are looking to purchase your own little piece of heaven whether it be a condo, apartment or villa be sure to seek the advice of a trusted real estate company such as Altman Real Estate.

The beach offers an escape like no other away from the stress of our daily urban lives. It calms down the nerves to keep one feeling refreshed and energized.

By Rachel Ramphal Photos provided by Altman Real Estate

Alang Alang

Opulently designed with a distinctive Balinese influence, Alang Alang is a private and glamorous sanctuary which offers over 10,000 square feet of living space and boasts extensive beach frontage along the island’s famed platinum coast. Teak floors, high ceilings, and custom-made furniture and fabrics complete the Balinese theme. Each of the three bedrooms opens onto a terrace with beach and sea views. The state-of-the-art, fullyequipped Italian kitchen also enjoys views of the sea. Bon vivants will delight in the exquisite details of this villa, such as the master suite’s outdoor bamboo shower, and wooden wall which revolves to reveal a private air-conditioned fitness room. There is also an airconditioned media room, which has a large screen and surround sound for cinematic effect. Perched on a bluff, Alang Alang faces the west ensuring spectacular views of the setting sun. Outdoors, an octagonal dining pavilion overlooks the beach, and the Zen-like serenity provided by this one of a kind property is enhanced by multiple lily pools stocked with exotic fish. An 80-foot horizon edge private swimming pool beckons you to take a refreshing dip. A stairway leads down to a private gate which opens onto the sugar-white sand beach where excellent swimming and watersports can be enjoyed. Golf and tennis are also available just a short drive away.

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Situated on the second floor of a stunning, multi-level oceanfront property, Amapola is one of five spacious apartments enjoying fabulous views of the shimmering Caribbean Sea. This exclusive development is set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens featuring a terraced area with a large communal swimming pool and private stairway to the beach. Encompassing the entire second floor and offering 6,615 sq. ft. of living space, the elevated location of this elegant apartment provides unsurpassed views of the sea from almost every room. The grand foyer welcomes you into an airy living room with French doors leading to the expansive verandah which features both formal and informal dining, as well as casual sitting areas for relaxing. The hallway leads from the foyer to the south wing with two guest suites, a family room and the master suite, with separate his and her walk-in closets and bathrooms. A further ensuite bedroom, with direct access to the sun terrace and plunge pool, is located at the northern end. This residence is complemented by a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, powder room and storage closet. An elevator services the building and two parking spaces are allocated to each unit. This beautifully designed apartment is offered for sale furnished. Amapola features outstanding art and dĂŠcor and many beautiful Boscoes. The balcony runs the entire length of the building, providing one of the most expansive sea views on the island. The property was given the name “Amapolaâ€? by its owner because it was a song that his mother used to love, back when he and his brother were growing up in Port of Spain. It brings with it all of the benefits of apartment living but in a very small complex, so it feels like a private home. Essentially, it offers the best of both worlds.

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Villas on the Beach is an impressive beachfront community designed by renowned architect, Ian Morrison. It is located on the third floor overlooking a beautiful terraced swimming pool. The apartment offers stunning views of the Caribbean Sea from the living room, bedroom and balcony. Villas on the Beach is located in the centre of Holetown on the West Coast of Barbados, and is within walking distance of a variety of amenities including designer shopping, grocery stores, restaurants, fitness centres and water sports. Both the bedroom and living room open onto a spacious balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The apartment is fully air conditioned and has ceiling fans throughout. This one bedroom, one bathroom apartment was stylishly designed by acclaimed local interior decorator, Natalie Manning. Also, it is decorated with original art pieces by a Barbadian artist, since the owner wanted visitors to not only enjoy the beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea but to also experience Barbados at its best indoors. The kitchen is of modern Italian design, and the en-suite bathroom is finished with luxurious marble. For more details on these beachfront properties, please visit www.altmanbarbados.com. 18

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The strong ties binding Jenny Blanc to Barbados are many- not least the company’s interior design achievements for some of the most elegant properties on the island. And this autumn Jenny plans to develop these connections even further with the opening of an exciting new showroom on the West Coast. It will showcase Jenny’s desire to offer everyone the chance to create an exceptionally beautiful home in the Caribbean.

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Jenny is no stranger to seeing the potential in properties. Her first acclaimed venture was the creation of Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons in Oxfordshire with her then husband Raymond Blanc. With unflinching determination and every attention to detail Jenny and Raymond turned a dilapidated fifteenth century property into one of the finest country house hotels which very quickly gained world recognition. The project managing and selection of everything from the bed linen to the stonework fired Jenny’s lifelong passion for working with interiors. Fifteen years later, and with four international awards to her name, Jenny and her design practice have created a unique International Interior Design Service between London and Barbados. Completed homes are spread around the island from established residences on Polo Ridge, Apes Hill and Royal Westmoreland to expansive new apartments in Port St Charles. Whilst the company has their regional base in Barbados they use this as the operating hub for projects on other Caribbean islands. And back in England the company’s list of completed period property renovations continues to grow.

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The Barbados connection began when Jenny joined forces with her design partner Sue Thomas-Richardson. Sue belongs to a much-loved, longstanding family on the island. Having spent the earlier part of her career working for one of the most notable designers on the island, Sue moved to England to gain more experience of working on traditional British properties. Her knowledge of the Caribbean is invaluable to each new residential and corporate project and alongside Jenny’s intuitive design approach, the results are both inspiring and enduring. Understanding life on a tropical island is key to creating an exceptional home in the Caribbean and it is this together with excellent project managing that clients recognise in Jenny Blanc’s unique offering. The company has developed interior design services which consider every detail from start to finish. The design team’s strong links with respected architects and developers specialising in the Caribbean gives them the opportunity to be involved with the construction when required. The interior design part of the service covers the important aspects of space planning and lifestyle considerations alongside Jenny’s own desire to personally

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give every client an aspirational home in the sun which is individual, utterly comfortable and truly welcoming. The company oversees every aspect of shipping, importing and installation so that clients don’t have to discover just what it takes to set up a home thousands of miles away. The uniqueness of the company comes from having bases in both London and Barbados from which clients can start the initial process, and from the strong collaborations Jenny and Sue have made with artisans on the island. Using indigenous materials such as coral stone and antique mahogany as the starting point for their ideas, the design team oversees new designs conceived at the main design studio in West London. As the new showroom becomes established, clients will be able to view a constantly changing collection of international furniture and accessories alongside bespoke pieces for those who desire a truly unique piece which, by its very nature, will fit beautifully into new or established properties. The company is proud to encourage increased awareness of the considerable skills on the island and are now looking to export their designs developed in Barbados to other Caribbean islands via the new showroom.


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Never one to stand still, Jenny makes regular buying trips to Europe and the States to source an ever-increasing choice of exquisite international ideas for homes in the Tropics, be they classic or contemporary. This has resulted in the company developing new collections, each designed to answer a need for homeowners in the Caribbean. The Outdoor Furniture Collection champions six of the best international brands for verandahs, terraces and poolside while the Island Living Luxuries and Island Living Essentials due to be launched in 2012 will present the ultimate finishing touches. For more details contact +44 (0) 20 8943 4440 or email design@jennyblanc.com www.jennyblanc.com

Notes of interest • Jenny Blanc has been awarded one four-star Best Interior Design Caribbean, two five-star Best Interior Design Caribbean and the highly acclaimed World’s Best International Interior Design by the International Property Awards. • Emma Blanc is based at the exciting new lifestyle showroom in Barbados and is available to discuss the company’s interior design services with prospective clients. • Having developed a now well-established base in Barbados, the company continues to create important links with residential clients, realtors and hotel groups across the Caribbean.

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The Villages at Coverley updates you on its progress The Villages at Coverley lifestyle community development is progressing nicely and is on schedule. The first five villages are complete and new home owners are moving in daily. Bougainvillea Living & Dining

It is exciting to hand over homes and pleasing to see the occupancy growing, with happy residents already enjoying the available amenities while eagerly looking forward to the opening of Coverley Square, the town centre, when the true heartbeat of this Development will be realised. In the upcoming months The Villages at Coverley will be further transformed with the opening of the main entrance off the ABC Highway and the launch of the first phases of Coverley Square. Business places, retail stores, daycare centres and restaurants are among some of the establishments getting ready to open their doors, not only to the residents of Coverley but to all Barbadians and visitors as well…. everyone is welcome to enjoy the town centre and “experience the difference” which this lifestyle community has to offer. The Villages at Coverley is truly “a new place to call home”.

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North West Vision

One only has to visit Speightstown to be privy to the fact that it possesses a certain charm, with its relaxed atmosphere and historic colourful buildings set against the tranquil and lapping Caribbean Sea. I sat down with Betty Cathrow, Project Manager at the recently completed Saint Peter’s Bay Development to discuss the future of this northern tip of the platinum coast. Saint Peter’s Bay is a luxury development located on the coastline with stunning vistas of the Caribbean Sea. Designed by architect Ian Morrison, each home offers a private feel and breathtaking ocean views. Throw in elegant furnishings and a wonderful use of natural light, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for seaside luxury like no other. Owners here enjoy the on site amenities and the little extras, kayaking at sunrise, turtles nesting on the beach, sunset cocktails, a trip to Speightstown by private water taxi and more. Betty explained that well known businessman and property developer Bjorn Bjerkhamn is the catalyst behind the vision that is Saint Peter’s Bay and that his team is refining a master plan for the north-west coast which will provide a mix of luxury developments and complimentary amenities and services in the area while ensuring that its signature Barbadian charm is retained. They are really excited about what they are doing in the north-west and how the projects and the community will benefit from one another over the next few years. Projects in the works include Palazzate, Port Ferdinand, and the development of properties in Speightstown and there are other projects still being planned. The luxurious Palazzate is located beside Saint Peter’s Bay. Palazzate will redefine ultra luxury real estate on the island offering four spectacular 13,000 square foot residences. This project is well advanced and is due to be completed by mid 2013; Port Ferdinand Marina, a 15 acre exclusive residential private marina community located in Six Men’s Bay, St. Peter will feature two and three bedroom condominiums each complete with its own private berth and spacious dock storage. Phase 1 of this project will be complete next year. The group also owns a few properties in Speightstown and is developing plans for these properties which will further enhance the area by adding additional attractive amenities and services to complement these nearby projects.

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When we think of the North West coast of the island, three words spring to mind: authentic, quaint and picturesque. In this part of the island there is a strong sense of tradition and community spirit. By Nicola Wilson Aerial view of Port St. Charles

Each development will be linked through shared membership of the Port St. Charles Yacht Club, and also in some cases through shared amenities. For example the group will offer a limited number of private berths at Port Ferdinand to Palazzate and Saint Peter’s Bay home owners once the marina is complete. The team believes that an integral part of their success is to work closely with the surrounding communities. They already employ a number of staff from the area and support local development of the youth through the Technology Teacher of the Year Award and the CXC Summer program offered at the nearby Alexandra School. They also sponsor the “Saint Peter’s Bay Road View Rovers”, a local football team which has excelled in the last three years and they work closely with the Turtle Project as the north west beaches are a popular nesting ground. The vision of the developers of Saint Peter’s Bay is to continue to invest in Barbados, especially in the north-west coast of the island, as they believe that it holds a unique charm that appeals to property investors and home owners alike, due to its beauty, lifestyle and strong community spirit. Life is short and what better place to spend time with family and friends than in beautiful Barbados.


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Joh n an d Ju lia Ga rfie ld

Two bed room con do at Sa pph ire Be ac h, St . La wre nce Ga p. Joh n wa s CE O of an Isl e of Ma n fina nce com pa ny. Ju lia is invo lve d in thr ee Isl e of Ma n cha riti es.

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How long have you been coming to Barbados? Our first visit was in 1975 for 5 days with a group of travel agents (Julia was one) followed by a day visit on a cruise in about 1989 but then we started regular holiday visits in the late 1990’s. Since 1999 we have been coming at least twice a year. Immigration at the airport often comment: ‘Welcome home’.

How do you plan to use the condo, personal use only, rental income or a mix of both? A mixture and we have been pleasantly surprised at the occupancy rates achieved by Bajan Services/Terra Caribbean in the 18 months to date, especially as we use the apartment ourselves for a month in Late November/ early December and again in late February/early March.

Is this your first property purchase here? Actually no, we have a week’s interval ownership at the Crane, which we purchased 8 years ago.

Do you think the value of the property will appreciate? In the current climate, realistically not in the very short term, but in the medium to longer term we would expect it to, especially with a proven history of good rental occupancy.

What was your criteria? We felt it was time we had a permanent base here and wanted the close ties to the UK, regular air service and stability of Government. Also we always feel’ safe’ here. What attracted you the most to Sapphire Beach? Situated with direct access onto one of the finest beaches of Barbados, the availability of good rental prospects, secure grounds and parking. We are quite active and enjoy being able to walk in the early mornings and evenings, the roads in the area are quiet and the area is flat. Water-sports are available next door and the beach is wide at Dover so there is plenty of space. We could go on… There is nowhere nicer than our own balcony overlooking the sea and turtle watching. We swim in the sea, relax round the pools and in the evenings there are innumerable restaurants and shows available, many within walking distance. We have even walked back from Roots and Rhythms! Is the condo freehold, time-share or other? Freehold.

Do you have any concerns buying property in Barbados? None whatsoever. Describe your experience with Terra Caribbean Seamless. How did you find the experience with the local professional financial and legal services? The process was relatively straightforward, especially considering the development was a ‘new build’ and we were one of the first purchasers. Everyone was extremely helpful. Do you have any advice to share about buying property in Barbados with other buyers? Don’t be afraid to ask around and find professionals recommended by locals. But always remember there may be slightly different procedures/terminology to what you may be used to at home. Get to know the area before you buy – we have several friends who would previously only stay on the west coast but having seen our apartment and stayed, now wish to go back to Sapphire Beach.

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DESIGNING A BEDROOM WITH THE DWELLINGS DESIGN STUDIO TEAM Designing a bedroom is all about creating a tranquil and soothing space; the perfect getaway retreat after a long day. Follow these tips from the Dwellings Design Studio team to create your perfect bedroom. First, pick your furniture and plan out your space keeping scale in mind to avoid overpowering the room. In addition to a bed and nightstands, a seating area is ideal for getting ready in the morning, reading or working in the bedroom. When choosing bedding, make sure to pick a mattress and pillows that match your needs and sleep style. Then, create a hotel-worthy bed with plush layers by using decorative lightweight duvets or coverlets over your sheets. Throw cushions in complimentary colors and textures add a finishing touch. A rug under the bed brings the eye down and grounds the space. Also, lighting is key to creating the perfect ambiance. Use lamps with dimmers for the bedside for reading. Table and floor lamps create a softer atmosphere than ceiling fixtures. Add blackout panels to beautiful drapery to dress your windows and keep unwanted sunlight out of your room in the morning. Finally, introduce decorative and colorful elements like throws, botanicals and candles to finish the design and create a luxurious feel. These items along with bedding and pillows can easily be updated to give the space a whole new look on a smaller budget. Want to create your own relaxing space? The Dwellings design team works closely with you with an “any style, any budget philosophy� to make your dream space a reality. Visit the Dwellings showroom in store or online at www.dwellingsbarbados.com or contact the design team at design@dwellingsbarbados.com for a free consultation and get started on your project today.

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LIVING ROOM DESIGNED BY ARCHER’S HALL When designing for a client who desired a refined and well-tailored feel, the team at Archer’s Hall put together concepts of modern yet timeless interiors. The very unique Royal Westmoreland property commanded a sophisticated and elegant scheme suitable for entertaining, while maintaining an open air West Indian flavor. The design of the living room and terrace were combined to create one large space. Using the classic pairing of Wedgewood blues and crisp linen whites, the pallette was echoed inside and out, using all weather fabrics that are as durable as they are beautiful. Wenge stained wood finishes gave a masculine depth to the space while accents of polished silver highlight details and tabletops. Chinoiserie lamps and tonal paisleys provided a softness to the overall scheme. Terri stated, “We pulled in the striped rug to tie the whole space together, the goal was to make a bold design statement while a giving a nod to all things nautical.” This reference is continued throughout the artwork, where we see sailing images in sepia alongside beautiful shells and corals. Using these stronger images with the more gentle elements within the design really helps to give balance to the finished look. Terri and Monique can be contacted on 422-0400 or by emailing terri@archershall.com or monique@archershall.com

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BATHROOM DESIGNED BY JULIANNE GILL FROM STUDIO J I enjoyed working closely with the client on this bathroom renovation at Royal Westmoreland; our goal was to completely transform the dated bathroom to a comfortable space for their son and daughter-in-law to enjoy while on holiday in Barbados. The original bathroom featured double sinks and pickled pine lattice cupboards; we replaced this with one main sink to create more countertop space and additional storage below. The new cupboards have an elegant, timeless look and are designed to let air flow through to the interior; a necessity in the tropical climate. We created a clean, neutral palette with Irox Travertine, tile and marble slab, Kohler fittings in vibrant polished nickel and walnut cabinetry. To complete the transformation, we changed the harsh florescent bulk head lighting to wall lights and overhead down lights, dramatically improving the space to make the bathroom feel larger and more inviting. Studio J provides interior design services, decoration and bespoke artwork with an emphasis on creating spaces tailored to the unique style of each client. Contact her on 834-2010 or by emailing info@juliannegill.com or view Studio J’s website on www.juliannegill.com

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CIN CIN RESTAURANT DESIGNED BY STEPHANIE BARNES The clients at Cin Cin were willing to take a risk with the look of the restaurant and it was a perfect pairing. The concept was to give something that was light and coastal by day but yet sexy and lounge ready at night. “This look consists of layers”, Stephanie says. Whether it be the custom glass wall infused with precious metals and architectural lighting, the long chic banquette specially designed for the space with textural fabrics, cushions or the light wood legs on a rustic floor treatment, custom stained with the owners keen eye. “The more pattern and texture the more richer this space becomes”, she says. Even the classic dining chair shape was highly thought out. The accent in the room is light gold and muted yellow that brings vibrancy, without being distractingly busy” says Stephanie. Stephanie is creating new and exciting designs in the design industry one project at a time. A British Columbia native with Barbadian heritage, she studied at the well known Art Institute of Vancouver and is a self professed “design junkie”. The studio oversees each project from preliminary design to detailed floor plans to finished spaces. Some of Stephanie’s latest projects include the newly renovated The Mews Restaurant, Sheraton Mall Food Court re-design and renovation, and numerous residential projects ranging from seaside condos to Custom Villas. Visit her at www.stephaniebarnesdesign.com or call 271-0447 or 826-1749 or email: studio@stephaniebarnesdesign.com

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Designer White By Pratt & Lambert

Winter’s Gate By Pratt & Lambert

Samovar By Pratt & Lambert

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From our inception as a supplier of pipe and fittings, Wolseley (Barbados) Ltd. has expanded its product range to include finished plumbing products such as taps, sinks and WCs’. With the opening of our new 4,000 sq. ft. showroom at Canewood in 2010, we added lighting and appliances to further enhance our range. Our products include the offerings of household names such as Kohler, Duravit, Grohe, Gaggenau, Bosch, Progress Lighting, Viking and many more. Additionally, we also carry a range of value brands such as Mirabelle and Proflo for those who want quality on a budget. We look forward to welcoming you at our new showroom in the near future.

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Solana for sale US$ 14.5 million

TOP RENTAL TIPS

Fustic House from US$3,500 per night

• Start looking early - A year in advance isn’t too soon, particularly if you’re interested in peak season rentals over Xmas and New Year. Holiday makers will often book the same house for the following year, so if you have your eye on a particular property, get your pitch in early. • Consider agents versus owners - Going through a reputable agency gives you an assurance of quality that the property has been vetted. Local agencies invariably have “hands on” knowledge of homes on their books, enabling you to compare and contrast a variety of options in one fell swoop. • Check service levels - Rent direct and you run the risk of not having a responsive owner during your stay. If a problem develops, they may be thousands of miles away and not equipped to help. Agents, by contrast, are primed and ready to handle most rental misdemeanours from faulty plumbing to leaky roofs. • Get online – Review rental websites and get a feel for location choices, price points and property styles. The most helpful listings will not only provide ‘in depth’ details of the property, but additional information on the surrounding area, places of interest, recommended restaurants etc. Take time to view interior and exterior shots and scrutinise property descriptions to see what is provided by way of ‘extras’ – satellite TV, Jacuzzi bath, beach/sports equipment. • Choose your location wisely - Consider the full implications of where you plan to stay. Beachfront locations tend to command a higher price and can be considerably hotter peak season than a less expensive hillside retreat with cooling breezes. Draw up a list of what’s important to you and flag up priorities when you talk to the agent or owner. Call us on 1246 432 6307 or email: enquiries@worldwidedreamvillas.com Further informtion is available online at www.worldwidedreamvillas.com

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Top 10 Beaches in Barbados Photo compliments of The Crane Resort

Barbados is blessed with some of the worlds most beautiful beaches, here are our top picks along with some trendy beachwear, tasty beach fare and fun beach gear, so put on the suntan lotion, pack a picnic and take the plunge!

1. The Crane

Voted one of the best beaches in the world the Crane beach offers a wide expanse of pink hued sandy beach. Wide enough for a beach cricket match, we usually pack a cooler with food and drinks or dine at one of the many restaurants within the historic Crane hotel.

2. Harrismith Sundress, Panama hat and sunglasses available from Starfish Boutique, next to Ju Ju’s Beach Bar, Alleynes Beach. Quench your thirst with a refreshing Banks beer available islandwide.

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Off the beaten track Harrismith beach in St. Philip is pure un-spoilt pleasure. After descending some steps down the cliff face you may find you have the entire beach to yourself. We recommend taking along refreshments and plan to spend most of the day.


Chopard Happy Sport Ladies waterproof watch available at all Diamonds International stores. Don’t get burnt by the sun! We like new Neutrogena Wet Skin sunblock available islandwide.

3. Silver Rock The beaches on the South East coast of the island provide strong side-shore to on-shore breezes making them ideal locations for windsurfing or kite surfing. Go on up ad check out de Action Man beach shop run by pro windsurfer Brian Talma for rentals. The Polo Knit is one of the most versatile dressing pieces available in our store. For a casual effect, a polo is the perfect complement! The Ralph Lauren Polo knit shirt offers an unparalleled selection to fit every mood and style, from time-honored classics and stripes to richly vibrant hues that reflect the spirit of each and every season. Available from Ralph Lauren, Limegrove Lifestyle Centre. Tel: 621-0070

4. Accra Beach One of the most popular beaches on the south coast, swimming suitable for all ages with a lagoon at one end and opportunities for body surfing and boogey boarding at the other. Chair and umbrella rentals are available and a cluster of colourful kiosks provide everything from beach attire and lilos to snacks, light lunches and cool drinks! LIVING BARBADOS NOVEMBER 2011 - MARCH 2012

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Photo compliments of Sandy Lane Hotel, Barbados

5. Sandy Lane Blue Starfish tunic features a ruffle trimmed lapel and drawstring ties. Matching canvas tote features water-resistant interior lining and zipper pocket inside. Available from Archer’s Hall, Speightstown. Call 422-0400

Located on the ‘platinum coast’ of Barbados, Sandy Lane boasts one of the most spectacular white sand beaches beside the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea. Shaded by a grove of ancient mahogany trees, the 1000 foot long coral sand beach features the resort’s signature pink loungers and umbrellas. Guests of Sandy Lane hotel enjoy attentive and personalized beachside services including reserved seating, refreshing cold towels, tropical drinks, sorbets, fresh fruit, sunglass cleaning, Evian misting and an extensive range of water sports.

6. Alleynes Beach

Beach chic meets beach shack! Located on the West coast of the island (just north of the Lone Star) with clear, calm water perfect for skiing, swimming and snorkeling. Lunch and libations are available from two quaint beachfront bar/restaurants Ju Ju’s Beach Bar or Ramshackles with the latter open for dinner, live music and full moon beach parties. And located right next to Ju Ju’s is the Starfish Boutique where you’ll find stylish beach wear at an amazing price. Call Ju Ju’s at 268-6093 and Ramshackles at 422-1974 for further details. 62

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Chelsea Roett

Internationally acclaimed surf spot where you can shread to your hearts content. Recommend getting in the water early if you want the waves all to yourself! The geography of the area is spectacular offering plenty of photo opportunities and you can grab something to eat at one of the many Rum Shops scattered nearby.

8. Pebbles Crystal clear, calm water makes Pebbles beach a perfect venue for families with small children as well as paddleboard enthusiasts. Sea turtles are often sighted swimming in the aqua waters here and dive shops afford the opportunity (for those padi certified) of a closer look at wrecks and marine-life. “Cuz” has been cooking up tasty sandwich combos of egg, cheese and fresh fish from his snackette in the car park - he also stocks snacks and cold drinks. Pebbles is located just off Bay Street, before the Hilton Hotel.

Luxury brand Vilebrequin offers a range of swim shorts and shirts for the discerning customer. Items shown available in their store at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre. Call 624-2222

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MAC Splashproof Mascara is perfect for maintaining that “beach bunny� look. Available from MAC locations at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre and Cave Shepherd Bridgetown.

9. Boatyard Situated at the northern end of beautiful Carlisle Bay on the outskirts of Bridgetown. Rent a cabana and settle in for a day where the more adventurous can try their hand at rope swinging off the pier, climbing the inflatable rock wall or bouncing in the middle of the sea on a water trampoline. Restaurant and bar provide all the refreshments you will need for the day.

10. Foul Bay This St. Philip beach is as secluded as it gets. A picnic basket from Relish Epicurea at Limegrove, Holetown is always recommended or stop at Cutters Bar nearby for some thirst quenching rum punch and snacks. Body surf in the rolling waves or enjoy a stroll along the beach, either way the un-spoilt natural beauty of Foul Bay is breath taking.

Relish Epicurea, has all the necessary ingredients to make packing a picnic basket easy and fun. Items featured above are just a small sample of mouth watering delights that can be found in their store at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre. Call 621- 0077

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A. Pacifica Duvet Set K/Q Starting at $499.95. Available at

Dwellings, Millhouse. Visit www.dwellingsbarbados.com

B. Pacifica Decorative Pillows $99.95 each. Available at Dwellings,Millhouse. Visit www.dwellingsbarbados.com C. Shell Platter with dipping bowl, perfect for entertaining beach style for Bds$109.28 inclusive of VAT. Available from Archer’s Hall, Speightstown. Call 422-0400

D. Create ambiance with these beautifully scented candles shown above. Available from Jenny Blanc, Sunset Crest. Call 432-0989 E. Silver plated coral ornaments (right) add a

touch of sparkle to almost any room. Available at Natz’ Home Furnishings, Warrens. Call 424-2661

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Want the Beach Look? On this page, our favourite retailers showcase their suggestions for giving your home a beach inspired theme. F. Coral illustrations beautifully framed from Walkers World, Millhouse. Tel: 421-7968

G. Abalone Mirror made from

Oyster shells, 34” tall x 21” wide. Available at Archer’s Hall, Speightstown. Tel: 422-0400

H. Wave lamp made from

recycled glass is perfect for this style. Available from Jenny Blanc, Sunset Crest. Tel: 432-0989

I. Amethyst cathedral... this exquisite and natural Amethyst cathedral will not only bring peace and tranquility into your home, but will help you stay calm and centered. Available from DB Home, Millhouse 434-6740 and Sheraton, 431-6895

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New guest bedroom was once basement space.

Old garage being renovated into a family room which will overlook three lily ponds and a view to the sea.

Renovation queries answered Living Barbados asked well known local architect Michael Carrington some home renovation questions and were lucky enough to get a tour of one of his latest projects. Tell us some of the projects you have designed? Mainly houses for homeowners, from the classical chattel house with all of its intricate wood work to the coral stone houses on the West coast and also some commercial projects. What are the benefits of remodeling? The two main benefits are (a) increase value to the homeowner, (b) better use of an existing space How does the homeowner plan for a remodel? Invariably the homeowner will have a plan of the existing house drawn. They would then sit with their architect to reconfigure the existing spaces and/or additions. Final plans will be submitted to the planning authority if required. The architect will complete all necessary working drawings and a number (minimum of three) of compoLIVING BARBADOS BARBADOS NOVEMBER NOVEMBER 2011 2011 -- MARCH MARCH 2012 2012 LIVING

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Timber lily pond in newly created garden is visable from almost every area of the home.

Upper level living space under renovation.

nent contractors will be invited to submit their tender. The tenders are reviewed by the architect and a recommendation is made to the client. Once the construction has started the architect will undertake numerous inspections on site to ensure that the contractor is carrying out the works correctly and to an acceptable standard. The architect at this stage is generally responsible for the certification of funds to the contractor including retention which is generally held for six to twelve months after competition and it is during this time that the contractor will address items due to bad workmanship. After the end of this period the architect will certify that all of the remedial work has been completed and the retention can be released. What are some of the obstacles you may encounter? Remolding carries a series of inherent obstacles. These can and will increase the cost of construction and can range from old lead plumbing, electrical wires buried directly into the walls (i.e. no conduit), incorrect wire sizing, incorrect size of water and waste pipes, no hurricane straps, no damp proof membrane under the floor slab, floor slab without any steel, untreated timber used in roofing structures and the list goes on and on. It never ceases to amaze me what you might find in the next refurbishment, and this is especially true in old houses. Can these be overcome? It would not be a challenge if it could not be overcome, but it usually comes with a price tag attached. Can any building benefit from a remodel or does it suit certain structures (period/style) more than others? Any and all buildings will benefit from a refurbishment and LIVINGBARBADOS BARBADOSNOVEMBER NOVEMBER2011 2011- -MARCH MARCH2012 2012 74 LIVING 74

it matters not the style - the challenge is what makes the difference. The only time when it is not worth the effort is if the structure is unsound. What are the most common changes requested when remodeling? For housing it definitely is bathroom, kitchen, entertainment spaces and entrance façade. What changes can the homeowner make to incorporate a “greener” lifestyle into the house? a. Replace the electrical hot water heater with solar water systems b. Replace the electrical clothes dryer with a propane or natural gas one c. Replace the electric stove with propane or natural gas d. Replace all electrical bulbs with energy efficient bulbs e. Learn to turn off any electrical fixture not required to be energized when leaving a room Give us your top tips when it comes to remodeling a home? a. Choose your architect as he/she will be a great help b. Choose reputable contractors that will give you a good job c. Choose your finance company and read the fine print d. Choose your insurance company as this will probably be your single biggest investment e. Be prepared to spend more than you think. f. Learn to say “no” when you really mean “yes” as item “e” will catch up with you


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Development Key Development Location Sq Footage Price Ranges in US Units

No of

Apes Hill Cabbage Tree Green Apes Hill St James

15,000

$380,000

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Apes Hill Garden Wall Apes Hill St James

2,700 - 3,780

$1,975,000

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Apes Hill Great Hill Apes Hill St James

21,780

$402,000

39

Apes Hill Holders Meadow Apes Hill St James

25,000

$448,000

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Apes Hill Moonshine Ridge Apes Hill St James

43,000 +

$3,700,000

Apes Hill Polo Villas

2,363

$1.1million

20

2,200

Price on Request

3

Apes Hill St James

Atlantic Station Atlantic Shores, Christ Church

Battaleys Mews Mullins, St Peter 2,000 $1 million 30 Beachlands Holetown, St James

Various

US$2 - 10 million

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Beachview Paynes Bay, St James

1,371 - 1,817

$720,000-$975,000

36

Brownes Beach Hastings, Christ Church

790 - 2,760

$340,000 - 1.4 million

21

Claridges

St Peter 3,100 From $1495,000 10

Coral Cove Paynes Bay, St James

1,700 - 3,371

$1.4M – $3.4 million

14

El Sol Surreno Durants, Christ Church

1,350 - 1,783

Price on Request

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Fairway Crossings St Thomas 2,200 $625,000 8 Fairwind Lane Southern Heights, Christ Church 2,300 $400,000 10 Golden Acre

St James 1,700 From $495,000 15

Greentails Sion Hill, Sandy Land, St James

2,700

$1.4 million

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Heron Court Porters, St James 2,000 $532,000+ 28 Heron Mill St Peter 14,500 - 22,000 $229,500+ 15

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Maxwell Beach Villas Maxwell Coast Rd, Christ Church

1,239

$712,500

15

Ocean Reef

St. Lawrence Gap, Worthing

1,258 - 1,838

$950,000 - $1.65 million

12

Ocean Two

Rainbow Beach, St Lawrence Gap

806 - 1,664

$454,000 72

Porters Gate

Porters, St James

1,800 - 2,000

Price on Request 31

Portico

Prospect Beach, St James

3,500 - 5,000

Price on Request 10

Royal Westmoreland Mahogany Drive

Westmoreland, St James

28,000 - 35,000

Price on Request 10

Royal Westmoreland Royal Apts

Westmoreland, St James

831-2,000

$495,000+ 102

Royal Westmoreland Royal Villas

Westmoreland, St James

2,250 - 2,490

$1.3M – $1.8 million 12

Sandy Cove

Porters, St James

2,895 - 5,808

$2.5 M to $7.5 million 8

Sandy Hook

Maxwell Coast Road

2000ft

$2.3 million 10

Sapphire Beach

Dover Beach, Christ Church

1,630+

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Silver Point

Silver Sands, Christ Church

Various

$183,000 -$460,000

St Lawrence Beach

St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church

1,000 - 2,100

$500,000 17

Saint Peter’s Bay

Road View, St Peter

2,700 - 6,330 sq ft

$2.3 - $7.75 million

Suga Bay Townhouses

Mullins, St Peter

2,600+

$1.35 M 18

Sugar Hill Resort

Westmoreland, St James

716 - 7,207

$275,000 – $11 million

Terraces

St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church

1,100 - 1,600

$355,000 16

The Condominiums at Palm Beach

Hastings, Christ Church

1,966 - 2,347

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The Crane Residential Resort

The Crane, St Philip

795 - 4,014

From $445,000 – $3 million

The Grove Residences Holetown, St James

3,433

US$1.1 million

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The Villages at Coverley

Coverley, Christ Church

858 sq ft - 1,030 sq ft

$145,000.00 – $171,050.00

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Turtle View

Porters, St James

1,965

$610,000 10

Villas on the Beach

Holetown, St James

950-2,850

$850,000 + 18

Vuemont Apartments

St Peter

1,134

From $395,000

32

Vuemont Villas

St Peter

1,218 - 1,560

From $399,000

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Waterside

Paynes Bay, St James

850 - 2,800

$850,000 + 27

Westland Heights

St James

5,947 - 8,325

$4.25 – 5.5 9

Whitesands

Dover

Various

$475,000 to $1.7 million

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Town Apt House house Villa

Semi Detached

Land

Beach Front

Golf

Tennis

Polo

Development

Apes Hill Cabbage Tree Green Apes Hill Garden Wall Apes Hill Great Hill Apes Hill Holders Meadow Apes Hill Moonshine Ridge Apes Hill Polo Villas Atlantic Station Battaleys Mews Beachlands Beachview Brownes Beach

Claridges Coral Cove El Sol Surreno Fairway Crossings Fairwind Lane Golden Acre Greentails Heron Court Heron Mill Maxwell Beach Villas Ocean Reef Ocean Two Porters Gate Portico Royal Westmoreland Mahogany Dr Royal Westmoreland Royal Apts Royal Westmoreland Royal Villas Sandy Cove Sandy Hook Sapphire Beach Silver Point St Lawrence Beach Saint Peter’s Bay Suga Bay Townhouses Sugar Hill Resort Terraces The Condominiums at Palm Beach The Crane Residential Resort The Grove Residences The Villages at Coverley Turtle View Villas on the Beach Vuemont Apartments Vuemont Villas Waterside Westland Heights Whitesands

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Property Listings Seaside Realty, #11 Porters, St. James, Barbados. Tel: (246) 439-7010 or (246) 419-4510 Email: seasiderealty@caribsurf.com www.seasiderealtybarbados.com

Millennium Heights, Warrens, St. Thomas

High Park Meadows

A beautiful and well maintained gated community with shared facilities that include swimming pools, lit tennis courts, a clubhouse with gym and a walking track. Warrens with all its many amenities is just a few minutes away, as are the Sandy Lane golf course and west coast beaches. FOR SALE: • 1 Bed /1.5 Bath Starting at BDS$610,000 • 2 Bed /2.5 Bath Starting at BDS$800,000 • 3 Bed /3.5 Bath Starting at BDS$1,075,000

A stunning executive home offering 5 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Bathrooms and set on 17,300 sq. ft. of beautiful manicured gardens located at the end of a cul de sac within an upscale neighborhood. FOR SALE: BDS$2,275,000

Atlantic Shores, Christ Church

Rowans Park, St. George

Single level Californian style 4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom home located on the beach with unobstructed views of the ocean. The main foyer flows into the large open plan, living, dining and kitchen with cathedral ceilings and large glass panes allowing generous light in. FOR SALE: BDS$4 Mil. FOR RENT: BDS$12,000

An absolutely stunningly finished 5 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom family home, located in a lovely neighbourhood. Attached to the home is a fully self-contained 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom cottage. This home offers 16,000 sq. ft. of manicured grounds, swimming pool, gazebo and lovely country views. FOR SALE: BDS$2.2 Mil.

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Property Listings Boardwalk Realty Inc., Four Aces, Ocean City, St. Philip Tel: (246) 423.4770 Fax: (246) 423.2021 www.bribarbados.com

26 Jamestown Park, St. James

This quaint 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home sits at the end of a cul-de-sac in a quiet residential neighbourhood near Enterprise light house. Fully enclosed this home offers an open plan living and dining room with entrance through the front patio off the living room or entrance through the kitchen from the garage. With a few modern touches this home offers great opportunities and is very attractively priced. Land size 8,907sq. ft. • For sale from: Bds$460,000

Spindrift, Mullins, St. Peter

Yorkshire, Christ Church

This quaint 4 bedroom coral stone villa sits on 16,400 sq. ft. and is located across the road from the beach on the west coast of the island. A single storey house nestled on a spacious lot with mature gardens and trees. The master bedroom boasts en-suite bathroom with bedroom 2 and 3 sharing the use of a bathroom. This home offers great investment potential • For sale from: Bds$1,900,000

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This stunning 3 bedroom home is located in a quiet neighbourhood moments away from the gorgeous west coast beach. Nestled amongst lush tropical landscaped gardens, this 2 story home offers 3 air-conditioned bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. The master and second bedroom open onto a large patio on the top floor, with an open plan style on the ground floor that opens on to a covered patio leading out to the swimming pool. Land size 8,588 sq. ft. • For sale from: Bds$1,200,000

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This spacious, flat lot captures all the country breeze that flows freely across the valley and If you are looking for a neighbourhood feel in a country setting this is the perfect lot for you. This is the perfect location to build your dream home. Size 21,528 sq. ft. • For sale: Bds$450,000


Property Listings Worldwide Dream Villas, Indigo Courtyard, Holetown, St. James Tel: (246) 432.6307 www.worldwidedreamvillas.com

The Beach House, St Barths

Les Joiles Eaux, Mustique

Located on one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, Lorient Bay, this brand new 5-bedroom St Barths luxury design villa is impressive and designed to meet the highest requirements of all guests. This 5 star property is decorated in a tasteful contemporary style. • For rent from US$20,000 per week

This gorgeous villa can be rented along with many others on the Island of Mustique. Call us on 432 6307 or visit www.worldwidedreamvillas.com for more information.

Jus Chillin, Mullins Bay

Sandy Lane

This 4 bedroom townhouse, located a stone’s throw from the beach in a gated community, furnished to a high standard with good rental income. • For sale: US$1.65 million

This exceptional property includes the main 4-bedroom, 4-Bathroom villa with swimming pool and a 2-bedroom, 2-Bathroom cottage set on 2 acres of beautifully manicured grounds. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac it offers complete privacy. This property also includes access to the Sandy Lane Beach and all the benefits of the island’s most superior beach facility. • For sale: US$4,400,000

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Property Sales Barbados Realtors Limited, Holetown, St. James, Barbados. Tel: (246) 432-6930 Fax: (246) 432-6919 Email: living@realtorslimited.com www.realtorslimited.com

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Mount Standfast, St. James

Sheraton Park 60, Christ Church

Lovely piece of land situated just off Highway 1 on the West Coast of Barbados. This land would be ideal for a commercial development or to build a family home. • Close to all amenities on the west coast • Land Area: 5,272 square feet (approx) • Price: US$110,000

Comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home with spacious attached 1 bedroom apartment located in a quiet cul-de-sac. • Close to amenities • Unfurnished • Land area 9,922 square feet (approx) • Price US$447,500

Sandy Bliss Condominiums, St. James

Ridgeview Estate 13, Christ Church

This gated property offers a choice of one or two bedroom apartments. With porcelain tiles throughout, wall lighting and Jacuzzi as standard. • 1 or 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • From 862 to 1,077 sq. ft. units • Unfurnished • Price US$299,000-399,000

Lovely townhouse set on the quiet community of Ridgeview Estate. Open plan living and dining areas, built in cabinets. Patio offers peaceful views of the pond. • 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms • Private plunge pool • Communal pool, gym, tennis and children’s play area • Price US$419,900

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Property Rentals Barbados Realtors Limited, Holetown, St. James, Barbados. Tel: (246) 432-6930 Fax: (246) 432-6919 Email: living@realtorslimited.com www.realtorslimited.com

Grendon House, Sandy Lane

Alila, Sandy Lane

This exquisite villa on the breathtaking Sandy Lane Estate is spacious but comfortable with much to offer. Games room, pool, Jacuzzi and also a cabana at Sandy Lane beach. • Five en suite air-conditioned bedrooms • Open covered terraces with seating and dining area • Large pool with Gazebos and sun loungers • From US$925.00 per night

This beautiful property sits alongside a wonderful gully on the edge of the Sandy Lane Estate. The villa includes a Kio pond, fountain and water wall in the dining room providing luxury, comfort and unique design details. • Four air-conditioned en suite bedrooms • Beautiful water features • Large pool with wooden bridge to a gazebo • From US$900.00 per night

Dene Court, Sandy Lane

Ca Limbo, Sandy Lane

Nestling amongst an acre of lush tropical gardens, this lovely villa is located on the exclusive Sandy Lane Estate. • Chaise lounges stored at the Sandy Lane Property Owners Beach • Large patio leading to pool and large open pool deck • 5 en suite A/C bedrooms, master with private patio • From US$600.00 per night

An inviting family home prominently situated on the world-renowned, prestigious Sandy Lane Golf Resort. • Six en suite air-conditioned bedrooms, four in main house, 2 in the cottage • Large wrap-around pool area incorporating covered patio and sun deck • Access to the beach at the Sandy Lane Property Owners Facilities • From US$750.00 per night

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Property Listings Ron Karp Realty Ltd, Dacia, Golf Club Road, Rockley, Christ Church. Tel: (246) 436-7440 Fax: (246) 436-3204 Email: karpreal@karpreal.com www.karpreal.com

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Coverley, Christ Church

Plover Court, Christ Church.

Large converted coral stone house with 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms, which has been tastefully modernized with a lovely kitchen, jacuzzi, terrace, garage, workshop and office areas. The property is situated on 2 lots of land with a beautiful garden and mature trees. Land area 16,950 sq.ft. • Price: Bds$900,000

Magnificent 4 bedroom and 4 1/2 bathroom executive house with huge open living spaces, patios and terraces. Large walled swimming pool with gazebo. Ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining. Walking distance to stunning unspoilt beach. Easy access to airport, ABC highway and Oistins. Land area 20,301 sq.ft. • Price: Bds$2.5 million

Gunsite, Christ Church

Crane, St. Philip

This elegant 3 bedroom townhouse is situated in a gated community, conveniently located within 5 minutes drive of stunning South Coast beaches, Bridgetown and a wide range of shopping facilities, restaurants as well as excellent schools. There is a lovely shared pool and terrace area for residents use. • Price: Bds$750,000

Lovely spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom family home with bright open plan living accommodation, large deck and pool, perfect for outside living and entertaining. The famous Crane Beach is only a few minutes walk with excellent shopping less than 10 minutes drive. • Prices from: Bds$920,000

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Property Listings Ron Karp Realty Ltd, Dacia, Golf Club Road, Rockley, Christ Church. Tel: (246) 436-7440 Fax: (246) 436-3204 Email: karpreal@karpreal.com www.karpreal.com

Bathsheba, St. Joseph

Garrison Historic Area, St. Michael

Opposite the beach at the ever popular Bathsheba, this is an opportunity to own a restaurant in a magnificent location with large numbers of passing visitors in this area of outstanding natural beauty. The property offers excellent potential and would benefit from some upgrading. • Price: Bds$1.2 million

Beautiful Historic house with many traditional features and in lovely setting with mature trees. The main house offers 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, separate living, dining and study areas. Additional 2 bedroom 1 bathroom guest cottage. Charming property sits on 37,000 sq.ft. of land. • Price: Bds$2.5 million

Rock Dundo, St. Michael

Queens Fort, St. James

Thoroughly modern, minimalist home with lovely views to the sea. 3 bed main house with self contained 1 bed apartment. Stylishly furnished with lovely artistic touches and full of environmentally friendly devices, this house offers 21st century living in a very convenient area close to the University, gorgeous beaches and all amenities. • For Rent: BDS$4,000 per month

Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house with separate self contained 2 bedroom 2 bathroom cottage in a beautiful mature garden setting. Open plan living with garden patio overlooking the swimming pool and terrace. Lovely beaches within 3 minutes walk & Holetown with vibrant restaurants and shopping facilities a few minutes away. • For Rent: BDS$7,400 per month

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1 The Crane 2 Apes Hill Club 3 Palisades 4 Ocean 2 5 Palm Beach 6 Sugar Hill 7 Royal Westmoreland 8 Coral Cove 9 Sandy Hook 10 Portico 11 Heron Court 12 Terraces 13 Beachlands 14 Water Hall Polo Villas 15 Somerley 16 Claridges 17 Sapphire Beach 18 Limegrove 19 Maxwell Beach Villas 20 El Sol Sureno 21 Sandy Cove 22 Golden Acre 23 Silver Point 24 Lion Castle 25 Bow Bells 26 Tamarind 27 Vuemont 28 Ron Karp Realty 29 Adam’s Castle 30 Ocean Reef 31 The Villages at Coverley 32 Saint Peter’s Bay 33 Home for rent in Rock Dundo 34 Queens Fort Villa for rent 35 Bathsheba property for sale 36 Home for sale at the Crane


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Living Barbados November 2011 edition  

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