A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Barbados

2016 / Episode 31 on 8 February 2016

Episode 31

Barbados holds a special place in the hearts of Bristol couple Carol and Stephen Howell. They’ve been going there on holiday for years and now, with retirement fast approaching, they’ve decided it’s the time to buy a holiday home in their dream location. With a budget of £275,000 Jasmine Harman helps them to find their perfect property, but will it be a stunning hillside development or beach-front apartment that wins them over?
Property 1: Three bed villa in St Peter

Property 1:

Three bed villa in St Peter

Located on the Vuemont residential development, this three bedroom, two bathroom single storey villa offers contemporary Barbadian living. The large and airy open plan kitchen and living areas flow seamlessly on to a covered terrace. All the bedrooms are doubles and there's an option to upgrade your home with wooden decks and a plunge pool. It is priced at US $362,500 and is on the market with Terra Caribbean.

Property 2: Two bed beachfront penthouse in Speightstown

Property 2:

Two bed beachfront penthouse in Speightstown

'The Wicket', as this property is called, is a luxury home with open plan living areas with high vaulted ceilings, and a balcony with uninterrupted views of the sea. This first floor is also home to the master, en suite bedroom and another full bathroom. On the ground floor, there's the second en suite bedroom, utility room and den which can be used as a third bedroom. Yours for US $540,000, it's on the market with Cumberwood Realty.

Property 3: Three bed town house in St James

Property 3:

Three bed town house in St James

With a charming cottage-like feel, this three bedroomed semi has an open plan layout with a terrace opening off the kitchen. One of the bedrooms is located on the lower floor, with the other two en suite bedrooms on the floor above. Upstairs has wooden flooring. Outside there's a low-maintenance garden, private pool, two covered terraces and a sun deck. On the market with Barbados Property Realty with a US $440,000 price tag.

Property 4: Two bed apartment in Beach View

Property 4:

Two bed apartment in Beach View

Beach View is a self-catering hotel complex with privately owned apartments. This ground floor condo has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a spacious living area and fitted kitchen. Owners have the right to use the property for three months each year and for the remaining months, the development will rent it out. The resort has a communal pool and large gardens. For sale for US $499,000 with ASK Real Estate and Financial Services.

Property 5: Two bed villa in The Falls, Sandy Lane

Property 5:

Two bed villa in The Falls, Sandy Lane

Located in the exclusive residential complex, The Falls, this two bed villa is spacious and bright. Outside there's a private plunge pool, covered dining area and gardens. The master bedroom also has doors leading to the pool. This villa is being sold fully furnished for US $445,000 through West Coast Villas Sotheby's International Realty.