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Atelier House is a uniquely lavish luxury villa, set just 500 metres from the idyllic platinum west coast of Barbados.

Ever fancied staying in your very own private five-star boutique hotel? One that evokes a clean-lined and immaculate art gallery, with contemporary architecture that showcases spectacular tropical island views?  

Regularly used as a filming and photography location for high-profile media projects including the television show ‘Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model' and H&M fashion shoots, Atelier House is a dream holiday destination made gloriously real.

Set on a captivating ridge above an ancient mahogany wood, close to the paradise beaches of the west coast of Barbados, this beautiful house was designed by architect Alistair Downie and owner/interior designer Amanda Snow. Sleeping up to eight people in comfort and luxury, it's a heavenly location for families and groups alike.  

Constructed to make the absolute most of its breathtaking surroundings, you can enjoy blazing Caribbean sunsets from the panoramic roof terrace or pool deck as you gaze over the treetops and out to the sparkling sea. Or simply enjoy a dip in the stunning infinity pool, before enjoying a traditional rum punch and a welcome catch-up with your loved ones.

Plenty of thought and attention to detail has gone into the creation of living and sleeping space at Atelier House, and it shows. Discover perfectly sectioned lounge and sleeping areas that are ideal for families with children...once the kids are in bed, you can enjoy the rest of the evening without disturbing them!

Cool, gleaming limestone and white-painted walls complement the simple furnishings and well-chosen artistic touches you'll find inside, all providing a wonderful sense of light-flooded space that's just begging to be relaxed and indulged in.

Two of the house's four bedrooms include ensuite bathrooms, while the master bedroom upstairs features its own balcony for make sure you're the first to stake a claim! You'll also find an outdoor shower area that's ideal for freshening up after a long day spent on the beach, along with a half-acre garden planted with beautiful foliage and sweet-scented flowering shrubs.

Whip up sizzling suppers on the barbecue, or why not hire a professional cook to cater for you throughout your stay? After all, this is luxury living at its prepare to live it in style!

Better still, you won't need to travel very far at all to continue the feeling of paradise here. A five-minute drive will take you to some of the most beautiful beaches you'll ever see, complete with clear, shimmering water and fresh white sand. Relax with a good book, or exert some energy with watersports...the choice is yours.

Further afield, why not enjoy a few rounds of golf, take a breezy walk, or head out to a restaurant for a celebratory meal? Holetown is a 10-minute drive from the house, and boasts plenty of excellent boutique shops and restaurants.

Wherever you decide to spend your days, we guarantee you'll be aching to return to Atelier House - where you're sure to discover that paradise really does exist on Earth!

Things to note

The property is child friendly. Smoking is only permitted outside the property.  No pets permitted to stay. Wheelchair accessible. Housekeeping and laundry services are included in the rental fee. Private chef and concierge services are also available to book on request.

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The basics

The basics

Region: Carlton View, Saint James
Cost (from): £1150 per night
Sleeps: 8
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Minimum stay: 5 nights
Property ref: 749

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Sleeps up to 8, 3 double bedrooms with super-king/king beds, twin bedroom, bedding & towels provided, 2 en-site bathrooms, family bathroom, hairdryer, fully-equipped kitchen, cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer, iron, TV, video player, safe, DVD player, telephone, WiFi, air conditioning, heating, heated outdoor swimming pool, BBQ, patio, private garden, solarium, roof terrace, secure parking.

Local activities

Boat trips, snorkelling, golf, horse riding, paddle boarding, coastal walks, diving, deep sea fishing, caving, surfing, tennis, waterskiing, windsurfing, cycling, sailing.

At a glance

At a glance

  • Luxury four-bedroomed contemporary gated villa with infinity pool, located in Saint James, Barbados.
  • This architect-designed house is regularly used in prominent TV and photography shoots, and is ideal for families with children, or for group breaks.
  • Fly direct from the UK to Grantley Adams International Airport, and hire a car for the 40 minute drive to the house. On-site parking is available.
  • Pets are not permitted. Smoking outside only. A housekeeper and laundry services are included, and a cook can be hired for the duration of your stay. Additional services, such as fridge stocking and various excursions, can be arranged on request.
  • Exceptional beaches are located within a five-minute drive, with the capital city of Bridgetown also within easy reach.

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