The Carib House is located on the south coast of Antigua, and is perfect for your next getaway, honeymoon or vacation with friends. With space for entertaining up to eighty people, a large pool, pool table and hammock, The Carib House is ideal for your destination wedding.
The Carib House is a colonial style villa which can accommodate groups of up to ten persons. Located on the south coast of Antigua, close to the entrance of Falmouth Harbour and only five minutes off the main road, can host functions for 20-80 persons.
The use of Trinidadian Mahogany and polished local limestone gives a very warm feeling to the house. Painted a bright yellow with a deep blue trim, it features wooden shutters, Italian Terracotta and limestone floors.
The main house and terrace is built sixty feet above sea level. The nearest beach is only a two minute stroll away and there are boating marinas available within ten minutes. The house has views of Falmouth Harbour and the Caribbean Sea, and on a clear day you can see nearby islands Guadeloupe and Montserrat.
A long gravel driveway leads up to the entrance of the villa. The open plan kitchen area includes polished mahogany work surfaces, central island with inset four burner, large hotplate, stainless steel range and overhead pot hanger, fruit and vegetable storage bins, and a dishwasher. The adjoining utility room features two full size refrigerator/freezer units and a washing machine. Double doors lead to the outdoor sitting area.
The sitting room has an open plan and the dining area has comfortable seating for ten around an Indonesian teak dining table that overlooks the pool and has views of the Caribbean Sea and Falmouth Harbour.
The American style full-size oak pool table can be covered to form a table tennis table or a dining table that can seat 16 people comfortably. The house's hi-fi system, with speakers in the gazebo, sitting room and game room includes a multi-play TV/VCR/DVD system wired to stereo system and a substantial collection of CDs. The video library is updated regularly and local rentals are available. A tall games cupboard houses the pool and table tennis equipment along with holiday reading material and many games to play. The house has a satellite TV with two separate receivers (lounge-room and master bedroom). The house also features wireless internet minimum 128kb, wireless Ethernet connection within house, wireless PCMCIA adapter available on request.
Located close to the entrance to the kitchen is a large built-in charcoal barbeque with a beaten copper hood overhead. There is enough space to cook for a party with a wet-bar installed close by.
The villa is comprised of a total of five generous double bedrooms, all screened and with ceiling fan. The Master bedroom is a spacious mosquito-screened room with double doors to a private balcony, King size oak bed, mahogany bedside tables, teak chest of drawers, large wicker armchair and ceiling fan. It has an en suite bathroom and dressing room with mahogany wardrobes and dual basin vanity units, and a natural stone double width shower.
A stone path and steps lead to the cottage with views of the swimming pool and the Caribbean sea. Fully screened, it includes a wrought iron king sized four poster bed, with mahogany bedside tables and ceiling fan, an en suite bathroom and dressing room and wrap around verandah complete with comfortable chairs.
A stone staircase leads down to the completely separate garden apartment. It has a covered sitting room/dining area, a bedroom with a wrought iron queen size bed, mahogany bedside tables and a ceiling fan, an en suite shower room and a fully fitted kitchen. It too, enjoys the beautiful views over Falmouth Harbor and the Caribbean Sea.
The fourth bedroom is set up with twin beds or a king size bed with mahogany wardrobes and a ceiling fan. It shares the family bathroom which is superbly appointed with solid mahogany vanity unit, natural stone double width shower and toilet.
Set up with twin beds, mahogany wardrobes, desk and bedside tables, and ceiling fan, the fifth bedroom shares the family bathroom with the fourth bedroom. It enjoys views from the desk across to Pigeon Beach on Falmouth Harbor.
The second sitting room is over 500 square feet under a pentagonal roof featuring two large Indonesian bamboo sofas, wrought iron arm chairs, a cushioned terrace, hammocks and a glass topped dining table for six.
The pool features a green stone island and is surrounded by a natural stone patio - areas totaling some 2000 square feet. Tucked away is an outdoor shower discreetly screened with plants. Sun lounges and a huge umbrella complete the setting with additional large cushions.
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