|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
LOCATION: Reef House is situated 150 feet above Crescent Beach at Industry Bay on the south-facing coast of Bequia Island.
Reef House was completed in June, 2011. The owners named the house after the off shore Crescent Bay Reef with its constantly breaking waves that one sees from every part of the property. We chose this site specifically because of the powerful views that will captivate and entertain you from the moment you arrive and step out on to the ten foot covered veranda facing the sea and reef.
Reef House is nestled into the hillside and is constructed of local stone and Greenheart hardwood in a style that reflects the Caribbean tradition yet provides all the modern conveniences. The exterior walls are covered in cut stone which gives the house the feeling of a sea captain's villa. Reef House's pavilion style design is naturally cooled by the Caribbean trade winds that constantly flow in from the sea.
The living spaces of Reef House are designed to be 'as one' with the sea and sky. Spacious verandas emerge from the rooms on the first and second floors either overlooking the two bays below or a private garden filled with colorful tropical flowers.
Pairs of tall arched Dutch doors push open to reveal views of the turquoise sea from every room. It is only a five minute walk down the hill to the white sand, palm tree lined Crescent Beach.
The Upper Level can be used as a TWO BEDROOM home. It consists of the master bedroom with its high-beamed ceiling and stone surrounded, nine foot arched wooden Dutch doors that open to the sea. There is a generous walk-in closet, a stylish bathroom with dark green soapstone counter, Balinese teak mirror and a large walk-in shower with walls of green marble tile and a slate tile floor. The king size Balinese teak four poster bed is covered with a mosquito net. As in all the bedrooms, a ceiling fan cools room. Screens doors also let in the cooling breeze.
Next to the master bedroom is the open-air dining room with its artistic walls of cut stone and a hand-made wood dining table that comfortably seats 10 guests. Gorgeous ocean views are featured from this area of the property.
The spacious Octagon shaped Living Room with Kitchen follows next with its vaulted wood beam ceiling and handsome stone terrazzo floors crossed with wide strips of tropical wood. All the teak furniture has been imported from Bali and gives the house a relaxed, 'barefoot chic' ambiance. The Octagon has six hand-constructed nine foot Greenheart Dutch doors, each framed by a cut stone arch, that open to a magnificent vista of either the verdant tropical valley behind the beach or dramatic views of the sea, reef, islands offshore or cloud filled tropical blue sky.
The kitchen has a large dark green soapstone center island with bar stools, soapstone counters, stainless steel refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, dishwasher and large walk-in pantry.
The upstairs guest bedroom, with queen size teak four poster bed, is of similar design as the master bedroom and bath. This Upper Level featuring TWO BEDROOMS has no stairs and is on the same elevation as the entry garden filled with tropical flowers.
The Lower Level is comprised of three generously proportioned guest bedrooms each with a teak four-posted queen size bed covered with a mosquito net. Each bath contains a walk-in tiled shower, soapstone counter top and Balinese teak mirror.
Two of the downstairs bedrooms share a spacious bath with its extra large walk-in shower.
There is also a separate media room for watching movies on the HDTV (bring your favorite DVD selections) with a teak single sleigh bed and full bath.
For your added enjoyment, there is a plunge POOL with an underwater bench designed for sitting and relaxing and taking in the sea views.
COMPLIMENTS WE HAVE RECEIVED:
* You have the most handsome house on the island.
* Loved the quality of the beds.
*Loved hearing the ocean waves when lying in bed.
*Loved resting and reading when lying on the teak chaise lounge couches on the veranda facing the sea - hard to stay awake!
*Great to be able to walk to the turtle sanctuary close by.
*Loved the old Caribbean feeling of the house and being able to enjoy all the modern amenities.
Keywords: ISLAND STYLE VILLA, LARGE DECKS, CUT STONE EXTERIOR, HAND CRAFTED WOODEN DUTCH DOORS,TERRAZZO FLOORS, VAULTED BEAMED CEILINGS, POWERFUL OCEAN, ISLAND AND SKYSCAPE VIEWS!
In calm seas, there is snorkeling along the edge of Crescent Bay Reef just below Reef House. Bequia is known for excellent Scuba Diving. From Reef House you can walk to a unique Hawksbill Turtle Sanctuary and explore a more remote side of the island. A short drive into Port Elizabeth (Harbor) takes you to many very good restaurants. Bequia is a quaint, small island of about 5,000 people who are most welcoming to visitors.
Excellent MASSAGE available. Masseuse will come to property for relaxing massage outside on the veranda!
In the background is the sound of the breaking waves.
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable Damage Deposit||C$683.25|
THE LOW SEASON (MAY 1-NOV 30) WEEKLY RENT FOR ONE COUPLE USING ONE MASTER BEDROOM IS $2,000;
HIGH SEASON (DEC. 1-APRIL 30) WEEKLY RENT FOR ONE BEDROOM IS $2,500
TWO BEDROOMS, LOW SEASON: $2,500; HIGH SEASON $3,000
THREE BEDROOMS, LOW SEASON: $3,000; HIGH SEASON: $3,500
FOUR BEDROOMS, LOW SEASON: $3,500; HIGH SEASON: $4,000
FIVE BEDROOMS, LOW SEASON: $4,000; HIGH SEASON: $5,000
For "low season" (May-Nov), full payment is required 60 days before occupancy. COST VARIES AS TO #OF BR. REQUIRED
For "high season" (Dec-April) full payment is required 90 days before occupancy.COST VARIES AS TO #OF BR. REQUIRED
A 25% payment is required with the return of the signed RENTAL AGREEMENT.
PLEASE EMAIL OWNER FOR RATES IF YOU WISH TO USE MORE THAN THE ONE MASTER BEDROOM.