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Drambuie Estate

Villa with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and swimming pool in Jamaica

From £5,506 per week

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Villa to rent in Jamaica

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning

Villa overview - owner's description

Built in the 1940s by the Duke of Marlborough, Drambuie Estate is a slice of old Jamaica. Today this remarkable hideaway boosts 7.

Built in the 1940s by the Duke of Marlborough, Drambuie Estate is a slice of old Jamaica. Today this remarkable hideaway boosts 7,200 sqft of floor space and retains many exquisite original features plus contemporary amenities of air-conditioned bedrooms, cable TV and internet access the best of both worlds from two centuries.

Drambuie is exquisitely furnished with Chinese rugs; original art; 1930s French posters; carved sculpture from Jamaica, England, China and Africa; and Chippendale and Queen Anne treasures - complemented by casual wicker verandah furnishings. A few steps across a grassy lawn are the large pool, umbrella tables and shaded luncheon pavilion.

Cut stone walls brought from England 200 years ago as ship's ballast comprise the 18-inch walls of the Main House. Vaulted ceilings are 16ft high. Floors are cool tiles from England, Mexico and South America. The Main House consists of the Great Room with pool table, large screen television and sound system; inlaid games table for chess, checkers or backgammon; and comfortable sitting area. French doors open to a 330' wrap-around stone verandah furnished with al fresco dining tables, wicker sitting area, tempting hammock and lawn leading to the pool. Through tall mahogany doors is the large master bedroom suite. Also in this building are the powder room, butler's pantry and kitchen. A tiled path leads 30ft from the Main House to The Cottage. Here are three more bedrooms which can be connecting for parents and children or kept private via locking doors. Down from The Cottage is the fifth bedroom, an intimate hideaway for two.

Drambuie's complimentary fulltime driver will handle all airport transfers as well as excursions to beaches, water sports outlets, restaurants, shops and various tour destinations. Guests are asked to tip their driver locally. Drambuie's staff and owners love their dogs, free to run the property if you wish. They are calm, friendly and gentle with children. On request, the dogs can be kept in their large fenced yard all day during your vacation.

Features

Bedrooms
Five bedrooms are privately located under three separate roofs and are accessed by connecting pathways. All five bedrooms feature air conditioning, cable television, boom box and mini-fridge stocked daily with ice and drinks. All bathrooms are en-suite and provide hairdryers. There are 4 additional twin beds available upon request at no extra charge.

Main House
Master Bedroom 22' x 30': Kingsize 4-poster antique canopy bed; large en-suite bathroom with dressing corridor, double vanity, bidet, glass-walled walk-in shower, sunken tub and fanciful etched-glass mirrored walls and ceiling. A mahogany desk holds the computer with complimentary Internet access. French doors open to the verandah, lawn, pool and breathtaking view.

The Cottage
Bedrooms 2, 3 & 4: Kingsize beds in bedrooms 2 & 3; en-suite bathrooms with tub-shower combinations. Green Room and Blue Room are 14' x 18'. Yellow (middle) Room is 18' x 18'. All three bedrooms have connecting doors which can be locked for privacy or unlocked for families with children. Bedroom 2 can be converted to twin beds.

The Hideaway
Bedroom 5: Queensize bed; en suite bathroom with tub-shower combination. Twelve louvered doors open the west wall to a wrap-around verandah with breakfast table, sitting area and hammock overlooking a cool green ravine. Private 14' x 24' hideaway ideal for honeymooners. Bedroom 5 can be converted to twin beds.

Amenities
- Deluxe 7,200-square-foot 5-bedroom villa
- Located 1,500 feet above sea level on beautiful 35-acre hillside estate
- Staff of 8: chef, butler, bartender, housekeepers, laundress, gardeners
- 28' x 65' private pool and adjacent shaded lunch pavilion
- DVD, VCR's and 6 cable televisions
- Sound system and CD players
- Pool table, ping pong, croquet, books, games, videos, large cassette and CD collection.
- Complimentary ADSL Internet access, plus wireless network for laptop users (bring your laptop).
- Complimentary international phone calls to the United States, Canada and the UK.
- Massage tables
- Breathtaking views day and night
- Complimentary fulltime private driver and air-conditioned van for excursions to the beach, etc.

*Round Hill Membership:
Complimentary: beach, tennis, two connecting heated pools for parents & children, jogging trail, Manager's Cocktail Party
For various fees: Pineapple Kids Club, fitness room, tennis lessons, hair salon & spa, bars & restaurants, gift shops, water sports, Internet room, beach parties Mon-Wed-Fri.

Location

Montego Bay is Jamaica's tourism capital and arguably one of the Carribean's premier resort destinations. It is the island's second city in terms of size and importance and has long been a playground for the world's rich and famous. It is easily accessible, the city boasts a first class international airport, as well as a port used by many interntaional cruise lines.

Montego Bay is home to some of the most colourful and exquisite Villa's in the Carribean, which are complemented by an abundance of transport facilities and an unparralleled array of amenities and attractions, all of which contribute to Montego Bay's vibrant holiday culture. This city has a lively Carribean charm and each vacationer can embrace their own uniquely Jamaican experience.

The City's streets are colourful and lively, with craft market stalls, shops and banks. You can visit the renowned white-sand Doctor's Cave Beach which has attracted celebrities and socialites from all over the world. Legend tells that the beach is fed by healing mineral springs, whether or not the legend is true, the beach certainly holds the most uncommonly clear and sparkling waters.

As well as the Doctor's Cave, Montego Bay has many unique tourist attractions. Why not try one of the Undersea Tours? The Coral Sea has the appearance of a submarine but in reality is a boat with an air conditioned underwater viewing compartment, to sit and watch the wonders of Montego Bay's marine life park; coral, hundreds of tropical fish, turtles and sting rays.

As well as dazzling waters, Montego bay also offers history, culture and wildlife. The Rocklands Feeding station is a must for bird lovers, located only minutes from Montego Bay. The Belvedere estate also draws in tourists from every area, one of the first sugar cane plantations in Jamaica and is still a working estate. It's owner, Mr. Pat McGann has opened it to the public so that the estate may share it's natural beauty, rivers, waterfalls, ruins and exotic plants with tourists and the public.

For sport lovers, Montego Bay is home to 4 different golf courses, including the world famous Tryall Golf Club which sits in a stunning 2,200 acre estate with sweeping vistas down to the captivatingly blue Carribean Sea.

There are numerous spa's, restaurants, nightclubs, historic cites, watersports and adventure parks at your disposal as a vacationer at Montego Bay. The ideal holiday destination for families, couples and friends alike.

Extras

Services
- Chef
- Butler
- Bartender
- Housekeepers
- Laundress
- Gardeners.

T&Cs

Villa Conditions
- Additional taxes may apply, please enquire
- Actual exchange rates used may vary
- All rates and villa details are subject to change without notice
- Quoted seasonal rates may vary
- All rates are based on assumed double occupancy.

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Location

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6.28km from Sangster International Airport
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Prices and availability

Updated 21 October 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 15 April 2017 - 15 April 2022: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £758.44 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

5 bedrooms, Sleeps 10

Bathrooms

5 bathrooms including 5 en suites

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable

General

Air conditioning, Car hire optional

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