Property details

  • Property Type: Private Villa
  • Location: Beach Front
  • Bedrooms: 5, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Bathrooms: 11
  • Sleeps: 20

Rates

Summer: April 15 – December 14 2022
10 bedrooms (up to 20 guests): US$12,500
9 bedrooms (up to 18 guests): US$11,500
8 bedrooms (up to 16 guests): US$10,000
7 bedrooms (up to 14 guests): US$8,500
5 bedrooms (up to 10 guests): US$7,000
Minimum stay 5 nights (7 nights over Thanksgiving)

Winter: December 15 – December 18 2022
10 bedrooms (up to 20 guests): US$16,500
9 bedrooms (up to 18 guests): US$15,000
8 bedrooms (up to 16 guests): US$14,000
7 bedrooms (up to 14 guests): US$13,000
Minimum stay 7 nights

Not Available for Christmas/New Year

Winter: January 10 – April 15 2023
10 bedrooms (up to 20 guests): US$16,500
9 bedrooms (up to 18 guests): US$15,000
8 bedrooms (up to 16 guests): US$14,000
7 bedrooms (up to 14 guests): US$13,000
Minimum stay 7 nights

Summer: April 16 – December 14 2023
10 bedrooms (up to 20 guests): US$12,500
9 bedrooms (up to 18 guests): US$11,500
8 bedrooms (up to 16 guests): US$10,000
7 bedrooms (up to 14 guests): US$8,500
5 bedrooms (up to 10 guests): US$7,000
Minimum stay 5 nights (7 nights over Thanksgiving)

Rates are per night, accommodation only
Plus 10% Accommodation Levy
Until confirmed rates may have changed without notice

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    About The Property

    Crystal Springs, an enchanting seaside villa, is a testament to the island’s historic grandeur. Its elegant facade, stylish decor and breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea create a theatrical ambiance, yet the impressive villa innately feels like a welcoming, comfortable home. Set on 1.7 acres on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the estate features stunning tropical foliage, vibrant flora and mature trees. A natural gully runs through the property, and a secluded white sandy cove sits just below the main house, lapped by calm azure waters.

    The 12,000 sq ft residence comprises six exquisite buildings connected by coral stone terraces and pathways; each offers delightful space for relaxing and entertaining. With 10 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, it is the ideal villa for large groups, families and corporate gatherings.

    Built in the 1940’s, Crystal Springs was meticulously redesigned in the 1960’s by famed Oliver Messel, who after establishing a successful career in stage and film design, turned his hand to architecture with considerable renown both in Barbados and the nearby island of Mustique. His theatrical style, characterised by grand archways, pillars and elegant finishes, emphasised outdoor living space, taking full advantage of the beautiful tropical settings that surrounded the homes. Crystal Springs is no exception; a true Messel masterpiece, it has an indelible spirit and charm that sets it apart as one of the most captivating residences on the island.

    After purchasing the home in 2013, the present owners have lovingly restored Crystal Springs to her original splendour, revitalising her spirit as Messel first envisioned it, and paying homage to the villa’s architectural significance as one of his most stunning creations.

    The team involved in the restoration was primarily Barbadian; local experts, artisans and craftsmen ensured the home’s historic integrity was maintained, and the few new additions blend effortlessly with the original structures. Most of the original furnishings have been refurbished, now artfully combined with specially commissioned local artwork to create a sophisticated take on Caribbean style.

    The 10 en suite bedrooms at Crystal Springs sleep up to 20 people comfortably. There are two sets of communicating suites and the Tea House features both a king and two twin Murphy beds, ideal for young families. All suites are luxuriously appointed with pristine 100% white cotton linens, elegant furnishings and local artwork. The rooms are light and airy, with enchanting views to the sea, gully and gardens through large windows framed by billowing floor to ceiling curtains. Built-in cupboards provide ample closet space. The rooms are fitted with Jambox speakers by Jawbone and most feature flat screen televisions. Every bedroom has both ceiling fans and air-conditioning.

    The en suite bathrooms are finished with imported Italian marble and feature pampering touches such as seersucker robes, Acqua Di Parma toiletries and blow dryers. Four bathrooms feature open-air showers and most have incredible views of the gully or Caribbean Sea.

    The Annex, located adjacent to the main house, suspends over the secluded white sandy cove and gully. Its oceanfront terrace features an intimate bar area.

    A private stairway leads down to the beach, and at high tide, the water laps the bottom steps, allowing you to literally step right into the Caribbean Sea. The cove is a delightful spot to sunbathe and enjoy water sports, including stand-up paddle boarding, Sunfish sailing and snorkelling.

    Crystal Springs is one of the few private homes with a cordoned-off swimming area, making it safe to enjoy the beautiful waters. The home also has an 18′ speedboat equipped for waterskiing and other aquatic excursions; the boat master can also arrange diving lessons and equipment rentals. Should you desire a good stretch or deep meditation, just below the Annex is an ideal terrace for yoga, looking out to sea with the verdant gully as the backdrop.

    The heated infinity swimming pool, finished in a stunning blue Bisazza mosaic tile imported from Italy, is lined with inviting chaise loungers. The mosaic tiles reflect the sparkling sunlight, and the infinity edge offers a window to the sea, where catamarans gracefully sail by. Relax in the shade with a favourite cocktail in hand, or accept the water’s invitation to take a dip beneath the midday sun.

    On the rare rainy afternoon or chosen evening in, enjoy films on the big screen in the newly furbished state of the art cinema. Decorated with an array of memorable film posters, it provides the ideal setting for watching both new and old classics, complete with state of the art surround sound and leather reclining chairs. The property also has an ultramodern fitness centre outfitted with Technogym equipment, for those who wish to keep up their workout routines.

    The staff at Crystal Springs has been with the estate for years; the butlers, cook (with assistant), boatmaster, housekeepers and laundresses will ensure your stay surpasses every expectation, providing attentive, yet unobtrusive service.

    Guests can also visit the butler’s pantry, offering easy access to that essential morning cup of coffee, snacks and other necessities. There are also guards on hand to ensure security from dusk to dawn. The property manager is on call to address any questions, concerns or needs.

    Crystal Springs sits comfortably within the heart of the island’s prestigious west coast, within easy reach of Speightstown, an historic town to the north filled with cafes, shops and restaurants, and Holetown, the island’s epicentre for world-class shopping, dining and nightlife. World-renowned golf, polo and marina facilities are also nearby, satisfying sportier travellers.

    Crystal Springs’ property manager can assist with concierge services inclusive of reservations, planning excursions and any other arrangements necessary, ensuring your stay is an unforgettable experience from start to finish.

    Amenities

    • Air conditioned bedrooms
    • Apple TV
    • Barbeque
    • Beach Front
    • Butler
    • Cable/ Satellite TV
    • CD Player
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Chef
    • Cook
    • Dishwasher
    • DVD Player
    • Fax Machine
    • Gym
    • Hair Dryer
    • Home Theatre
    • Housekeeper
    • Internet
    • Iron and Ironing Board
    • Jambox Bluetooth Speakers
    • Laundress
    • Laundry facilities
    • Media/TV room
    • Microwave
    • Music Docking Station
    • Night Watchman
    • No Smoking Indoors
    • Pool
    • Quarantine Approved
    • Safe
    • Sea Views
    • Sonos music system
    • Sun loungers
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Watersports

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