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Turtle View at the Peninsula

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2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
4 nights minimum
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This villa is for those who enjoy peace and tranquillity. The stunning waterfront location at the Peninsula along with the contemporary style is what sets this holiday home apart from others. The villa looks out from the Peninsula, towards Pelican Island and the reef beyond. A large infinity pool enables you to swim whilst enjoying the views in the distance. There are large areas of deck on either side of the villa, with ample room for sun-bathing. Cooling tropical breezes enable you to enjoy the tropical sunshine in comfort, even on the hottest days. The villa is about 25 mins from English Harbour. Furniture throughout is contemporary plantation style with plenty of seating/recliners to suit everyone. Inside are two bedrooms, located on different floors, each with en-suite fa...This villa is for those who enjoy peace and tranquillity. The stunning waterfront location at the Peninsula along with the contemporary style is what sets this holiday home apart from others. The villa looks out from the Peninsula, towards Pelican Island and the reef beyond. A large infinity pool enables you to swim whilst enjoying the views in the distance. There are large areas of deck on either side of the villa, with ample room for sun-bathing. Cooling tropical breezes enable you to enjoy the tropical sunshine in comfort, even on the hottest days. The villa is about 25 mins from English Harbour. Furniture throughout is contemporary plantation style with plenty of seating/recliners to suit everyone. Inside are two bedrooms, located on different floors, each with en-suite facilities; bedroom 1 has a king sized (5ft) four poster and bedroom 2 has two double (4ft6in) beds. There is a spacious lounge with breath-taking, 180 degree waterfront views. The open plan kitchen, living room opens up to the views and poolside allowing for the ever present easterly trade winds to cool the property. The fully equipped kitchen is modern with high end stainless steel appliances and a centre island.  It has a large American style freezer, separate drinks cooler, oven, hob and dishwasher. We do not have a microwave. All cooking and dining utensils are provided. Bedrooms and living areas have ceiling fans, (believe us you do not need air conditioning when you have tropical breezes). There is a downstairs laundry with washing machine (no tumble drier) and store room. There are inside and outside dining areas, designed to accommodate eight people. A sun deck with four loungers, overlooking crystal clear water and plenty of comfortable arm chairs to enjoy the shade. Turtle View is a luxury villa located in the exclusive Peninsula Development and was designed by Andrew Goodenough, one of Antigua's premier architects.  It is positioned on 0.55 acres of waterfront land, near to the village of Wilikies.  The villa is perfectly located for exploring the tropical breeding grounds and visiting the many deserted beaches.   This holiday home is for the discerning, who will appreciate peace, tranquility and privacy in a secure un-spoilt environment. A rental car is highly recommended. There are some full time residents who live at the Peninsula, who have moved out to Antigua to live the Caribbean dream. Claire is one of these and is our house manager. Guests who reviewed April 15, 2017 My husband and I have rented a dozen properties on different Caribbean islands and this is by far one of our favorites. The villa was in a quiet location. We slept comfortably. We stayed for two weeks and will definitely go back. My husband cooked the best dinners in the kitchen, which was well equipped and the best table was outside next to the pool. No reservations required. We had a list of the cruise ship schedule and if there were more than two ships in that day we stayed home. I'd say nothing on the island was more than 30 to 45 minutes away. The home suited us perfectly. We loved exploring the island during the day and staying in at night for happy hour and dinner. There was almost always a breeze going through the house so there was absolutely no need for A/C. Long Bay was less than 5 minutes away and our favorite spot was over by OJ's Beach Bar where we could get bucket of beers for the beach. Peace and Quiet with a Breathtaking View July 2016 Spent a week in mid July 2016, had a great time, I'd recommend getting a rental car and explore the island. Pictures don't do the house justice, the view on the deck is just amazing, great breezes, great kitchen with all needed equipment. Great pool, with a great view. Everything was clean and tidy. The outlets are all American style (2 flat prongs and one pin), You don't hear the neighbors, all you hear is the birds and breeze during the day, and the frogs and breeze at night. Bathrooms are very nice with large showers with great water pressure and temperature range. More
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About the Owner
Jane L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2010
Interaction with guests
Prior to your departure you can phone or email me with any questions that you have. We are happy to provide guidance on car hire and places to go when you are on the island. The house is managed by Claire, who moved out to Antigua to live full time. We will send you directions prior to your departure and the code for the key safe. Claire will either greet you or come up shortly after you have arrived. Claire is happy to advise you on places to go on the island. We provide basic provisions (water, eggs, milk, bread) prior to your arrival. Cleaning is arranged for the start and end of your break. If your stay is 2 weeks then there is an extra charge if you want a mid break clean.
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Reviewed 1 June 2015

From the most beautiful villa I ever stayed we came directly from Tobago to this villa. Arriving at night it was not so easy to find it, even we had a very good desription. Asking a neighbour solved this tiny problem. Entering the house we...More

Date of stay: January 2015
1  Thank ChrigelTraveller
Reviewed 8 March 2015

My husband, our young daughter (just under 2), and my mother stayed at Turtle View for one week from February 28 - March 7, 2015. The photos do not do the view justice - it is a spectacular vista and it never gets old. The...More

Date of stay: February 2015
1  Thank jillrocks
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

Just as you see in the pictures online. No cropping of eyesores or other distractions. Our favorite activity after dinner was to line up the lounge chairs on the deck, turn off the house lights and check out the stars. Spacious in every regard, but...More

Date of stay: February 2014
1  Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

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Date of stay: December 2013
Reviewed 24 January 2014

This property is absolutely stunning and was ideal for us travelling as 2 couples. The villa is tranquil and relaxing and you never tire of the view which you can see wherever you are, in and outside of the villa. The villa allows 2 couples...More

Date of stay: November 2013
1  Thank Georgie H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Parking
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
The Peninsula Antigua is located in North Sound on the Atlantic (East) coast of the Island and is protected by a chain of small uninhabited islands with white sandy beaches and coral reefs that are easily accessible by boat. It is fair to say that it is one of the most tranquil and unspoilt locations in the Caribbean. The three headlands that make up the Peninsula are surrounded by the shallow navigable waters of Belfast Bay, a stunning harbor that forms part of an archipelago that provides an excellent breeding ground for tropical fish and turtles. Dolphins and migrating whales can occasionally be seen from the bay. This area, which until recently could not be reached by road, is being developed sympathetically by long-time residents of Antigua in a style that reflects traditional ...
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We recommend that you hire a car for the duration of your holiday or arrange taxis. A local company Vernon's taxis and car rental will provide you with a competitive quote.
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