Martello House
Lancaster, Saint James BB24016 Barbados 

About Martello House

Luxury and Exclusivity Martello House offers the ultimate in luxury living. With beautifully curved lines that echo those of a Martello tower, this is a substantial, elegant property with 9,634 sq ft of living space. Occupying a prime position on the crest of a ridge in Lancaster, St. James, this magnificent home has stunning panoramic views across the West Coast and the alluring turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. The location gives Martello House both seclusion and tranquility, yet Holetown is a mere ten minutes drive away. Leading Caribbean architects, Gillespie and Steel, designed the villa in a way that allows the cooling trade winds to flow throughout with ease. All five bedrooms have built-in wardrobes, air-conditioning and en suite bathrooms. Along with the state-of-the-art kitchen, Martello House also boasts a spacious lounge, media room and study as well as housekeeper’s quarters. There are stone polished stone floors throughout and a striking, large-span cedar shingle roof. The landscape was designed by the famed Fernando Tabora. Open Air Living Leading Caribbean architects, Gillespie and Steel, have designed Martello House so that you can enjoy open air living to the full. This open plan design, which makes the most of its generous living spaces, allows the cooling trade winds to flow throughout the property. All five bedrooms have built-in wardrobes, air conditioning and elegantly-appointed ensuite bathrooms. In addition to the large, comfortable lounge and dining areas, there is also a spacious covered terrace, TV room, study, media room and state-of-the-art kitchen, as well as a housekeeper’s quarters. There are stone polished floors throughout and a striking, large-span cedar shingle roof. Sophisticated Elegance The master bedroom suite, from its elevated position at the top of the house, enjoys breath-taking views over the tropical grounds and out to sea. This beautifully curved and generously-proportioned room opens onto a large, covered terrace. Designed by the famed Fernando Tabora, the beautiful secluded garden at Martello House is a perfumed and colourful profusion of jacaranda, frangipani and casuarinas. Designer bathroom, delightful view The master bedroom’s spacious en-suite bathroom combines functionality with sleek design and features a number of exclusive touches, such as marble floor tiles, double vanity units with above counter porcelain basins, a roll-top bath and separate glass shower. Handmade kitchen The kitchen in Martello House has been meticulously, and imaginatively designed. There are top-quality Smeg, Miele and Liebherr appliances throughout and to reinforce this quality feel, there are solid granite work surfaces and fine Italian wood cabinetry. With such a spacious kitchen, you will have ample work space and storage cupboards. Everything combines to emanate contemporary style and quality with ease of use. A real ‘home from home’ And if you’re really missing your local back home, the pub within Martello House gives you an authentic slice of English life where you can entertain friends or watch live sports events on a plasma screen TV. In the pub, you can play all kinds of traditional bar games, such as pool, darts and bar billiards. Or you could try your hand at roulette, cards and poker. For guests who prefer an alternative kind of relaxation, Martello House has a sauna and steam room, as well as an outdoor hot tub. Spectacular views If you like to entertain, Martello House will be ideal for you. It is perfect both for small, intimate groups as well as for large-scale functions. And, since all the living areas are wired with the latest in Bang and Olufsen and Crestron sound systems, you can control your music at the touch of a button. Sipping evening cocktails overlooking the wraparound, infinity-edge pool, you and your guests can enjoy watching the beautiful Caribbean sunset.


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  • Outdoor Pool
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Holetown, Saint James BB24016 Barbados   

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Details for Martello House

Full Baths:
Partial Baths:
9,634 Sq Ft.
$477 / Sq. Ft.
Property Type:
Other Residential
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