Belair Great House*

St. Philip, Barbados
Web Reference: IGR33565
USD $3,000,000
  • Property size 8060 sq ft
  • Property size Furnished
  • Property size 8 Beds
  • Property size 6 Baths

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Belair Great House is an impeccably restored plantation-style house for sale. It was built over hundred years ago and which has been a family home owned by the same family in Barbados for the past twenty years. The house is set on over two acres of beautiful lawns and gardens with almost 300 feet of ocean frontage. The entire property is enclosed and has an electronic entrance gate and a small gate to the sea front. It is extremely private and offers a peaceful setting that invites you to relax on its grand verandahs and admire its glorious island vistas and dramatic ocean views. While the property provides all the modern facilities which are required by discerning vacationers, the old world character of Belair Great House has been carefully preserved.

Belair Great House has five bedrooms. The lower floor consists of a formal dining room, large kitchen, one bedroom, and one bathroom and a wrap-around verandah with patio furniture for relaxing in the breeze overlooking the sea, pool or tennis court. The dining room is a definite reminder of those regal days with high ceilings and glass panel doors that open our to the lawns facing the ocean and tennis court, the dining room catches the ocean breezes and is a magnificent setting for either formal or more relaxed meals enjoyed by large families or groups of friends. The well equipped kitchen with granite countertops opens out onto the ocean front verandah, which is only a short distance from the sparkling freshwater swimming pool. The bedroom on this floor faces the ocean and has two single beds. Adjacent to the downstairs bedroom, there is a full bathroom with a shower. The upper floor has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. On the back verandah is the living space with push-out shutters and a French door leading out to the covered upstairs wrap-around verandah. This verandah also has a bar, an informal dining area that seats eight, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The bedrooms all look out over the pool and ocean. The master bedroom, with a king-size bed, has an en-suite bathroom, which adjoins a small bedroom with two single beds. The other two bedrooms on this floor have a king and a full sized bed respectively and share the second bathroom. The verandah overlooking the ocean on the upper level is ideal for enjoying the splendid view of the pool, tennis court, expansive lawns and gardens, and ocean. The pool deck is slightly raised and there is a covered gazebo and there is also a brick barbeque grill on the deck. Belair has its own tennis court.

Many of Barbados’ finest beaches are within a five-minute drive of the property and Dawlish Beach and Falmouth Beach are within easy walking distance. The old coach house has been tastefully converted into a three bedroom cottage. The coach house has been finished with hardwood floors, travertine tiles, granite counter tops, and coral stone rendering and ruble stone walls, which preserve the old world character of the property. The cottage features a full-size antique billiards. The billiards room has double French doors opening out to the lawns, allowing the room to catch the fresh breeze blowing in off the ocean.

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