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The Rock Plantation House is a beautiful family home. It is located in The Rock, Richmond Hill, St. Peter. Sitting high on a ridge The Rock has outstanding far reach views to the Caribbean Sea.
The Rock offers 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. It is a two storey house with phenomenal outdoor living/entertaining space. There is a large infinity edge pool. The view from here will take your breath away. The property has massive potential for further accommodations with views or redevelopment as a luxurios enclave.
On the ground floor is a living room and kitchen. There is also a formal dining room. This opens onto the covered terrace which offers living space and casual dining. There is a bar here. It is the perfect spot to relax and entertain. A wonderful place to watch the sun set. Also great for hosting parties.
The property enjoys constant cooling breezes.
There is a large second master bedroom suite on the ground floor. This has a spacious walk in closet and en-suite bathroom.
Just off the closet is a private office. This extends onto a small private terrace. The terrace looks towards the gardens in front of the house.
The next bedroom is also on the ground floor. It may be accessed just off the pool deck. This is almost like a little private cottage. It has its own en-suite bathroom.
There are two more bedrooms upstairs. These share a bathroom. The last room upstairs is the main master bedroom. This has an en suite bathroom. There is also an office nook and large private terrace. There is a huge closet and a large, renovated, en-suite master bathroom. It is fitted with double vanity and large stand-up shower.
Towards the side of the property is a separate laundry area. This is accessed through the kitchen.
The Rock is private and fully enclosed.
Additional features include PV Solar System and generator. There is also a water tank with pump.
Below the property is a large tranche of land. This is included in the sale. This land would be prime for development with the right planning permissions. Any developed properties could enjoy wonderful west facing sea views. There was once planning granted for development here. The current status of those permissions would need to be checked.
The situation of The Rock is ideal. It is in a rural environment with fabulous views yet it is just 15 minutes drive from Holetown, 10 minutes to Speightstown and 15 minutes to the east coast. Holetown is the hub of the west coast of Barbados. Here you will finds banks, supermarkets and duty free shopping in Lime Grove. There is also a the Sandy Crest medical centre in Holetown.
The Rock is a similar distance from Speightstown which has exciting bars and restaurants. Speightstown maintains a historic village vibe where you can still find friendly vendors selling fruits and vegetables, shops, bakeries and a large Supermarket.
It is minutes from many of the best west coast beaches.