Porters Villa is a beautiful holiday home nestled within the renowned centuries-old Porters Great House 23 acre estate. The villa enjoys a gorgeous location within this iconic property along the island's West Coast with the added benefit of being a few minutes walk to the beach and other entertainment. The property offers a stately welcome with a winding driveway through an enchanting mahogany grove. An afternoon can easily be spent exploring the grounds of this historic gem, wandering the hidden pathway leading behind the pool and past the old sugar works.
The villa, once the old carriage house, is a one-story retreat with an authentic wing that features coral stone and the original architecture on the exterior, and a modern wing that was more recently added to create a more spacious home. A sunken entry off an extensive front driveway and garden bids welcome to a cozy yet chic and contemporary interior.
The original wing of the home comprises the master suite and the living room, both of which have tiled floors and large windows that create a vibrant, sunlit ambiance. The master features a king bed, air-conditioning and a fan, as well as an en-suite bathroom with a single vanity, a glass-walled shower and a secondary entrance that leads into a hallway with a large closet and a smaller linen closet. The master also offers verdant views of the villa's gardens and driveway.
The living room is a cozy nook complete with a calming, modern decor, a large comfy sectional, a study table and cable television. The living room then opens to the newer wing of the home, which includes the dining room, kitchen and the remaining two bedrooms. The dining area is the piece de resistance of the home, with quasi-rustic decor including a large metalwork chandelier, marble floors and a semi-open-air ambiance thanks to its open design that flows into a small garden. It features a wall designed entirely of wooden shutters, and then it opens and flows directly onto the corridor that leads to the other two bedrooms in one direction, and to the villa's entrance in the other direction. This corridor's design features a wrought iron gate wall, which leads out into a small garden with a small, elevated lily pond. The dining room also has a high ceiling with an intricate woodwork design for optimum ventilation.
The kitchen is very modern and spacious, with marble floors, quartz countertops, an island, two sinks (one double and one single) stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher and espresso machine, tableware and a wall of windows that allow cooling natural breezes. There is also a small laundry room right off the kitchen.
The remaining two bedrooms are identical in their positioning and offering, with walk-in closets, vanity, en-suite bathrooms with single vanities and glass-wall showers, twin beds that may be converted into king beds, and stunning unobstructed views of the Porters estate signature mahogany grove through large double doors.
All guests have use of the estate swimming pool and gym during their stay.
|Category||Date Range||Rate||Min stay|
|Low||Apr 16 2023 to Dec 14 2023||$750 per Night||5 Nights|
|High||Dec 15 2023 to Dec 16 2023||$1,250 per Night||5 Nights|
|Christmas | New Year's||Dec 17 2023 to Jan 8 2024||$1,500 per Night||10 Nights|
|High||Jan 9 2024 to Apr 15 2024||$1,250 per Night||5 Nights|
|Damage WaiverNon-refundable damage waiver (up to $2,000)||$299 Flat|
|Shared Economy Levy||10.00%|
|Check-in time:||15:00||Check-out time:||12:00|
Please note, rates are subject to change without prior notice.
Porters Villa is equipped with an array of included amenities and services:
• Personal service by the villa staff including a housekeeper (provides laundry service). Staff members work six days per week.
Industry Association Recommended Cleaning Practice: SafeHome
|Bedroom 1 | Primary||1 King||2 Guests|
|Bedroom 2||2 Single||2 Guests||Additional Info|
|Bedroom 3||2 Single||2 Guests||Additional Info|
|Bathroom 1 | Primary||Toilet, Shower||En-suite.|
|Bathroom 2||Toilet, Shower||En-suite.|
|Bathroom 3||Toilet, Shower||En-suite.|
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