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Castle Grant Estate
Categories: Historic/Listed properties Plantations
Location: St.Joseph, BarbadosClick Here for detailed information on Barbados)
This distinctive country estate comprises a main plantation house, three cottages and several outbuildings suitable for renovation.
Set on approximately five acres, divided into three lots of land, including a private driveway with lovely front lawns and gardens, and a beautifully landscaped, terraced garden, Castle Grant enjoys a beautiful country setting.
Its elevated location affords views of the rugged East Coast from the back gardens; however, these are presently quite overgrown and the coastline is not clearly visible. The property is within a 10-minute drive of Bathsheba and approximately 25 minutes from Warrens.
The main residence is a traditional coral stone house on over 2.25 acres of land and features two bedrooms, three 1/2 baths on the upper level along with the spacious living areas, enclosed verandas and kitchen. A self-contained 1-bedroom apartment with a separate entrance is also positioned at the ground floor level.
The Pink House set on approximately 11,265 sq. ft. of land, this two-storey property was renovated in 2003 and has many traditional features such as coral stone walls and sash windows with wooden shutters. The upper level features two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, an entrance foyer, small office, modern kitchen with granite counter-tops and a spacious living room leading out to a large veranda with magnificent views of the countryside.
Two further bedrooms with an inter-connecting door are located on the lower level along with two bathrooms, one with en-suite bathroom, and a spacious sitting/dining room, which opens out to an uncovered terrace. A small, separate outbuilding is also on this lot; it is presently used for storage and staff quarters.
Cottage one is a quaint country cottage sitting on approximately 10,810 sq. ft. of land and offers two bedrooms, bathroom, a living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry and covered patio looking on to the lush tropical gardens. (The Pink House and Cottage 1 share a driveway).
Cottage two - The Old Stables. This rustic cottage was skillfully renovated and features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, kitchen and two verandas; one overlooks the beautifully landscaped, terraced gardens and the other faces the main driveway.
Outbuildings Hunte's Nurseries Plant and Garden Shop currently occupies an old factory building (72' x 63') and an old warehouse, which is used for storing the inventory (100' x 25') A derelict cottage is located behind the main house and a number of other old buildings are dotted throughout the property; all are well-suited for restoration. There is an additional lot of land, which is presently used for plant nursery.
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