House has an interesting history. Formerly owned by Laura,
Duchess of Marlborough, in her autobiography she speaks fondly
of Prudence and "Randolph Churchill, to whom we lent
Prudence one year for Christmas when his health was failing,
'liked it very well' to use his own words."
Prudence is situated in a private road on the West Coast of
Barbados in the Parish of St James. It is set 150 yards from
the beach, accessible by footpath between the Colony Club
and Glitter Bay Hotels. The Coral Reef and the Royal Pavilion
are a few minutes walk along the beach and they all welcome
non-residents to their Beach Bar and Restaurant facilities.
Holetown is 3 minutes by car and Bridgetown is 20 minutes.
Prudence is built of coral stone in the traditional Barbadian
style, and set in ¾ acre of secluded tropical gardens.
The large main garden and 45 foot long free form pool are
surrounded by trees and shrubs offering total privacy.
house is on one level and comprises:
The Blue Bedroom: King size bed with bathroom en suite
The Mahogany Bedroom: Twin beds adaptable to kingsize with
shower room en suite
The East Bedroom: Three single beds with bathroom ensuite
Garden Cottage Suite : Double bed, dressing room with fridge,
tea/coffee making facilities, large shower room
(All bedrooms have the latest near silent remote control air-conditioning
The Dining Room: The table seats 8 comfortably and this room
also has a satellite TV viewing area.
The Garden Room: A beautifully spacious open area overlooking
the garden and pool. An ideal spot for lounging during the
heat of the day and evenings. A circular coral stone dining
table graces this delightful area and seats 8-10 people. It
is the perfect spot for a long lazy lunch.
The Kitchen: Well equipped with a large freezer (for those
bringing 'English' supplies) Normally only used by the staff.
The house is totally secure with a large gate and attractive
wrought ironwork plus an alarm system. There are security
gates between the Garden room and Dining room.
The house is managed during your residence and included in
the quoted price is a Housekeeper/Cook and a Maid. Meals will
be prepared to your specifications (within reason) and a Gourmet
Chef and Butler can be arranged at an extra cost for those
special nights if you wish to entertain or require a more
Rooms and laundry are dealt with on a daily basis.
Hire cars and baby sitting services can be arranged.
ARRIVAL & TRANSFER
The tariff includes being greeted at the airport by our personal
driver in either a car or mini bus at our expense and we hope
you will enjoy your complimentary dinner at Prudence on the
first night of your arrival. We can also arrange for some
advance grocery shopping to be done for you.
hope you will enjoy Prudence House as much as we do.
RATE (Inc. Tax) PER WEEK
WINTER RATE (US$) Dec 1st - June 1st : 6,400
SUMMER RATE (US$) June 1st - Dec 1st : 3,200
House Sion Hill
St James Barbados
Originally built in the 1800s this charming
plantation house, sits among the lush gardens of the scenic
West Coast ridge. Taitt's offers a tranquil and private holiday
experience. Only a 10 minute drive from the famous Mullins
and Gibbs Beaches. There is no air-conditioning as the house
enjoys the cool tradewind breezes.
This property is the perfect setting for private tropical
weddings in a lush countryside setting with fabulous ocean