Set on top of the highest hill overlooking Ocho Rios, Villa Barbary is a gem at the top of the canopy. We are so high the neighborhood reservoir is on our property! The high ocean breezes keep the property cool on many of the warmest days.
There is a lovely pond outside the front door with water flowers and tilapia! Around the side of the yard is an extremely private pool where you and your family/friends can enjoy the tropical sun while sipping a rum punch!
4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, private pool, full outdoor verdana, interior atrium open to the outdoors, living room, dining room, sun room, fully equipped kitched, devoted staff, on 2.5 acres at the top of the hill overlooking Ocho Rios, complete privacy .... The best view on the northern coast! What more could you ask for?!
The Master Bedroom has a lovely ensuite, a private balcony and a hand carved Jamaican Mahoghany bed. You don't even need to leave the bed to enjoy the fantastic view of the turquoise blue Caribbean! Or, you can leave the comfort of your pillow for a cup of Blue Mountain coffee on the balcony as you watch the cruise ships sail into the harbor.
The second bedroom upstairs is an ensuite with a king and a twin beds. The windows of this bedroom open wide to the phenomenal view of the ocean...and the wonderful breezes that can be enjoyed while resting in bed. The private bathroom includes a tub/shower, wc and sink - again, with a window to the ocean!
The upstairs also boasts a 'palm tree' bathroom for guests in the bedroom just down the stairs.
Taking the circular staircase to the 1st floor there are two additional bedrooms and a bathroom around the corner from the entry. One bedroom has a king and a twin - or three twins. The remaining bedroom boasts a queen size bed. Both downstairs bedrooms have windows and doors leading to the outside veranda!
The downstairs radiates out from an indoor atrium open to the stars (or the rain) above. The Sunroom (which boasts 50% glass walls) has seating for 6 on overstuffed wicker chairs and a wrought iron table with 6 chairs. In addition to the fantastic view the sunroom houses a flat screen tv and old movies on dvd and tape! The living room has an antique Jamaican mahogany secretary, a couch, loveseat and chair, and a game table with 4 chairs for a quick game of cards, enjoying a board game, or putting together one of over a dozen puzzles at the villa. It also has huge sliding glass doors with a view of the Caribbean from any seat!
There is a formal dining room with three sets of doors that open up to the side yard of the villa...and a fully equipped kitchen that includes a coffee pantry at its entrance. Cook for yourself, or arrange to have someone do the cooking for you.
The walls of the villa are decorated with carvings and paintings all secured from the markets in town. The villa has been decorated with the comfort and enjoyment of guests in mind. While 3 bedrooms have AC - it's usually not necessary with the breezes up from the ocean.
As the owner, I was delighted to host a wedding reception for my daughter and her new husband at the villa. With a fantastic local band (reggae, ska, jazz and blues!), and catering from one of Ochies best authentic Jamaica restaurants - we hosted about 40 family and friends from Jamaica and the States....it was the perfect setting! And it could be yours....ask me about hosting a reception - or family reunion - at Villa Barbary.
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A tranquil villa in Iznate, Nerja. Offering stunning sea views, a private pool and shaded areas you can enjoy a holiday in a peaceful location, where the Spanish live and tend their grapes, olives and almonds.