A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Barbados

2016 / Episode 42 on 24 April 2016

Episode 42

Childhood sweethearts Colin and Alison Jenkins have always lived in the same West Yorkshire village, but they’re keen travellers and fell in love with Barbados when they first visited 13 years ago. Now they want the island to be part of their early retirement plans and are looking for a home to eventually spend 6 months a year in. Scarlette Douglas shows them five fantastic properties for their £275,000 budget on the island’s lively south coast.

Property 1:

Three bed townhouse in Atlantic Shores

This spacious open plan townhouse has three en suite bedrooms and is being sold fully furnished. The master suite opens on to a generously sized patio and overlooks the plunge pool. It is priced at $780,000BDS and is being marketed by Massy Realty.

Property 2:

Two bed apartment in El Sol Sureno Durant

Located in a secure, small gated community, this good sized two bed, two bathroomed apartment has views of the Barbados Golf and Country Club. Finished to a high quality with an Italian kitchen and marble counters in the bathrooms, the property opens on to the communal gardens and is close to the two swimming pools. There's a large living area and an additional room that could be used as an office. The apartment is being sold by a private vendor for $750,000BDS.

Property 3:

Three bed townhouse in Dover

This open plan mews townhouse has a modern kitchen, laundry nook and en suite guest bedroom or office space downstairs. The three bedrooms are upstairs, the master is en suite and opens on to small patio. There's also a small garden. The house is in a quiet location but within walking distance of St Lawrence Gap. It's priced at $795,000BDS and the agents are Cumberwood Realty.

Property 4:

Two, three bed apartments in Graeme Hall Park

This small apartment block has two flats, each with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and open plan living areas and are being sold fully furnished. The upper level apartment has two terraces and the master bedroom is en suite and has a walk in wardrobe. The ground floor apartment is slightly smaller but has a large decked area outside and a patio off the living area. All the bedrooms here have fitted wardrobes. Cumberwood Realty are marketing this property for €795,000BDS.