5 bedroom historic great house for sale in Barbados set on 8 acres of grounds in idyllic rural surroundings in the Parish of St George.
St George, Barbados – Historic Great House for Sale
This unique property for sale in Barbados dates back to 1651 when it was owned by Sir William Bulkeley, a British Member of Parliament.
The plantation remained in the hands of the Bulkeley family until 1724 and has since been home to several prominent Barbadian families including the Sealys and the Piles.
It has been well maintained and sensitively improved over the years by successive owners.
The historic great house is set on just under 8 acres of beautiful, mature grounds in idyllic rural surroundings in the Parish of St George.
In total, the property offers 17,500 square feet of living space.
The Main Plantation House
The main house features over 10,000 square feet over 3 levels with 2 elegant reception rooms, formal dining area, large modern kitchen, 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
A cellar space provides a separate laundry area and room for storage.
Renovated outbuildings offer 6,500 square feet of adjoining modern, air conditioned office space.
The Guest Cottage
A guest cottage houses 1 additional bedroom.
Outside, the property features just under 8 acres of beautiful, mature grounds including 4 acres of landscaped gardens with magnificent old trees and a large free-form swimming pool which has been designed to look like a lake with a sandy beach-style shore.
3 Miles from the Airport
Situated in the Parish of St George adjacent to the St George Valley (the “bread basket” of Barbados and one of the island’s most fertile agricultural areas), this magnificent great house is located approximately 6 miles east of Bridgetown (the capital of Barbados), 3 miles inland from the international airport via good access roads and within easy reach of various beaches.
A guide to Barbados
Reasons to invest in Barbados
- Well-established real estate sector with a long track record of attracting affluent overseas home buyers.
- Currently a buyer's market, offering great value to property investors.
- Non-stop direct flights to Barbados from the USA, Canada, the UK, as well as the Caribbean, Central America and South America - boosted by increased airlift.