A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Antigua, Caribbean

2016 / Episode 24 on 29 January 2016

Episode 24

Linda Turner and Mike Sylvan from Surrey run a B&B in the UK and are looking for a holiday home to use as a winter retreat whilst their business is closed. Linda fell in love with Antigua 20 years ago and is taking Mike along for the first time on a property-finding mission. Scarlette Douglas is on hand to help them, showing them five properties for their £260,000 budget.

Property 1:

Two bed cottage in English Harbour

This cottage comes with a private pool and wide decked areas outside. There's a separate small kitchen and open plan living areas. Both bedrooms are doubles and there's lots of storage. On the market with Paradise Properties for $365,000.

Property 2:

Three bed house in Indian Creek Estate

There are just three houses in this development, each built on a third of an acre of land. It has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, lounge, kitchen and laundry area. Outside there's a covered car port and a swimming pool. For sale for $425,000 with Paradise Properties.

Property 3:

Two bed apartment with sea view

With an open plan kitchen and living area, this luxury apartment makes the most of the impressive views. Both bedrooms are doubles with en suite bathrooms. Priced at $385,000, it's on the market with Paradise Properties.

Property 4:

Two bed villa in Jolly Harbour

Making the most of its waterside setting, this villa comes with its own jetty and mooring for a 40ft boat! Downstairs is open plan with a contemporary kitchen and doors from the living area lead to the patio. The upstairs bedrooms are both doubles and have en suite bathrooms. Antigua Estates are the agents and it costs $335,000.

Property 5:

Two bed bungalow in Nonsuch Bay

Luxury two bed, two bathroom home in the Nonsuch Bay Resort. There are verandahs off each of the bedrooms which look out over the lush communal gardens or swimming pools. This flat is priced at $495,000 and is on the market with Stanley's Estates.