English Harbour, Antigua
The house is single storey with two equal-sized double bedrooms, an open plan living room with kitchen and an enormous covered veranda facing the garden with dining area, comfy sofa and chairs. At the main entrance at the back of the house and surrounded by exotic potted plants is a pretty table and chairs — this a charming breakfast area and a great place to watch the hummingbirds. The windows are all adjustable red cedar louvres, beautifully hand-made here in Antigua and the floors are tiled. The ceilings are high with ceiling fans.
Each bedroom has an en-suite shower room with ‘rain’ shower heads. The beds are both queen-sized four-posters with white nets and the mattresses have memory-foam toppers for extra comfort. All linens are hotel quality100percent cotton. Both bedrooms haveACunits.
The kitchen is well equipped with many pots and pans and kitchen tools, knives, serving dishes etc. All the crockery and cutlery you’ll need and enough glasses for a party. The dishwasher was new October2015and the five-burner gas stove was new2013. Other equipment includes Nespresso coffee maker, food processor, hand-held blender, kettle, toaster.
There is a smartTV(new2015) with internet, cableTV,DVDplayer and Bose iPod dock. There are antique brass floor lamps and Indian chests, large candle holders and many other decorative items around the house. Turtleberry is a ready to move into home.
Outside there are two traditional adirondack chairs and bench garden seats. There’s a gas firedBBQand traditional large clay pot for charcoal. There are motion sensor lights and the gates are electrically opened. There is also an alarm inside the house. The garden shed is full of garden equipment, step ladders etc., and there is a tool kit in the house. The top loading washing machine is in a separate utility room. There is a back up hand-pull-start generator. The house has hurricane shutters and a7,000gallon rainwater cistern.
FYI— The house is named after a local tree the Clammon Cherry, known locally as turtleberry or sometimes turkleberry — and there’s a large bush of it just at the gate.
Tenant is responsible for utilities