Bequia Shore House Bequia, St. Vincent

  • House
  • 3 BR
  • Sleeps 7
  • from $ 1500 wk
What we like about this property

This is the stuff of cast away fantasies. Part of a lovingly crafted compound built entirely by hand, this stone house is one of a handful on this tiny island that preserves the idyllic dream of paradise and the lasting and uncompromising legacy of it’s creators. With a passionate devotion to conservation and architectural whimsy, this visionary project was constructed piece by piece from the land and sea and will inspire your intrepid and adventurous spirit. It’s paradise found!

Description

This lush thirty acre peninsula on the western tip of the island of Bequia was discovered in 1964 by a couple on the move from urban life and became the canvas for a peaceful utopian community and an all-natural wonderland built solely from the island elements. Purposely designed to be off grid, the idea started as an adventurous escape for the founders, with a single home painstakingly crafted under an enormous and dramatic rock arch formation known as Moonhole that eventually became the touchstone for an entire community. With a determined and passionate commitment- and miraculously, no formal architectural training – the couple’s home and concept took shape over thirty years with the help of local carpenters and masons who used only rocks and native hardwood along with found items from the land and sea to craft each structure. The original residence now abandoned, still stands as a reminder and lasting legacy of an uncompromising vision and although uninhabited, can still be viewed from the sea.

One of seventeen structures, this large, completely restored beachfront villa reaches from the shoreline to the treetops and is centered around a lush tropical garden facing the sea. The massive multi-level home houses an open plan living area with arched windows that frame the panoramic views of Petit Nevis, Isle á Quatre, and the southern Grenadines. The interiors include a fully equipped solar powered kitchen and dining area that seats twelve as well as a lounge and bar for entertaining. Incorporating natural elements like whalebone and driftwood, the earthbound features are softened by warm colorful textiles and subtle decorative flourishes.

There’s an en-suite treetop bedroom that overlooks the sea with a giant gum tree growing through the middle, and a large en suite bedroom above as well as a seaside bedroom awash in the sounds of the waves. A curved outdoor seating area overlooks the central garden with cascading tropical vines, bougainvillea, palm and fruit trees nestled next to the sun deck perched above the shore.

The staff serves guests delicious, locally sourced food in the nearby gallery and the on site office continues to serve as the headquarters for the charity and trust designed to preserve the unique origins and intention of its founders while providing for the educational, medical and social needs of the community that helped build this one of a kind place.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES 

This is an eco-preserve powered completely by solar with water catchment. The main office on site has Wifi and land line telephone available (cell phones that work at the house can be rented locally), local guides available. Rent includes the services of a talented cook and housekeeping staff. Food and beverage charges extra. Car available for hire.

AROUND

The surrounding private nature preserve encompasses over thirty acres and is lush and secluded but within a mile of the small town of Paget Farm. The second largest island in the Grenadines, Bequia is just seven square miles and sits nine miles south of the capital of Kingston, St Vincent. The archipelago stretches north of Mustique with over sixty miles between St. Vincent and Grenada. Made up of small town life, the island is largely dominated by seafaring pursuits. Admiralty Bay is a good spot to drop anchor and wander about the quaint waterfront at Port Elizabeth, with its cafes, markets and shops. Princess Margaret beach is just down from Port Elizabeth on the leeward side of the island with Friendship, Hope, Spring and Industry Bay beaches offering some of the finest stretches of shoreline. You’ll spy the surrounding islands of Petit Nevis, Isle á Quatre, and the southern Grenadines from your door, each just a charter hop away.

LOCATION

Bequia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines. Nearest Airport: J. Mitchell Airport (1 mi) with charters from Argyle International Airport on St. Vincent

BEST TIME TO VISIT: Winters are dry and summers are showery with temperatures ranging between 65° and 85°F in winter and 75° and 95° in summer

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Bequia Shore House

from $1500/ wk
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
Bedrooms3 Bedrooms
Bed Type2 King, 1 Queen
KitchenFully equipped
Bathrooms3 En Suite Bathrooms
AccommodateUp to 7 guests
InternetWifi in the main office
Pet friendlyPlease inquire
RatesRates are $1500 per week July-October and $1750 per week November-June
Minimum Stay1 Week
ViewPanoramic ocean views of Paget Farm, Petit Nevis, Isle á Quatre, and the southern Grenadines
Notes

A signed rental contract and waiver of liabilty is required 

$750 deposit that becomes non-refundable 30 days ahead of arrival and gets applied to the rent.

$175 Cleaning fee

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