• Breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea
• Steeped with history
• 2 separate guest houses
• 7 acres of secluded tropical gardens
• Unique stables converted to art gallery
Colleton House is a Great House in every sense. It is an historic house set in seven acres of secluded tropical gardens on the fashionable west coast of Barbados with beautiful views over the Caribbean Sea.
With foundations laid in 1652, today the Colleton Estate comprises a grand, two-storey, five-bedroom, plantation-style home with an expansive basement and in-ground pool. In addition to the main house, the estate includes a two-bedroom guest cottage, a three-bedroom house and handsome stables presently being used as a private art gallery. The house stands on 7 acres of gardens and mahogany forest and is approached by a circular drive of shady trees. Visitors often remark that its Georgian architecture reminds them of an English country home.
The Estate’s elegant rooms and generous verandahs make it ideal for entertaining on a lavish scale. Formal dinners, pool parties, intimate soirees and cocktail parties, Colleton House does it all with style.
Colleton Great House is ideal for entertaining on a lavish scale. From its imposing driveway, through the Palladian entrance portico, guests can be ushered into the grand reception room or the spacious balconies for cocktails.The formal dining room is one of the grandest rooms in Barbados and can handle settings for 20 people or more. The adjoining servery makes for efficiency.For an after-dinner treat, a walk through the native art collection in the National Trust listed stables is a special way to end an evening.
The great house has five spacious bedrooms with en-suites for family and guests. In addition, the guest cottage has two bedrooms with en suites and stunning views over the beautiful Caribbean Sea.
Within 7 acres of gardens and mahogany forest are, in addition to the Great House, a charming two bedroom guest cottage, a three bedroom house and the renovated stables presently being used as a museum housing an amazing Tribal Art collection.
The main house itself is 10,660 sq. ft, while the 2 bedroom cottage is 1,974 square feet, the 3 bedroom house: 1,550 square feet, and the renovated stables 2,190 square feet.
Colleton House is located on the fashionable west coast of Barbados with unsurpassed views over the Caribbean Sea.
Perched on the escarpment it offers total privacy and exceptional security as well as being only minutes from the beautiful platinum coast beaches in the most prestigious area of the island. Colleton is a 10 minute drive to Speightstown and around 20 minutes to the luxuries and amenities of Holetown.
The property is for sale. The asking price is $US8.5million.