One of the finest historic properties you can rent in Barbados is a plantation house set in mature gardens with stunning views.
Barbados is well known for its export of sugar and there are many sugar plantations still in operation and a number of old plantation houses, which are no longer on working plantations. Instead these properties have been renovated and the grounds turned into a haven of peace and tranquility. There are only a handful of these plantation houses on the market for rent, but rolling countryside surrounds all of these.
You could rent a 3-bedroom plantation house in the parish of St. George for approximately $6,000 Barbados dollars per month. This would secure you a delightful old plantation house with a large living area and a wonderful countryside setting. The beauty of renting a plantation house in St. George is that the parish is located in the middle of the island and elevated with views of the west and south coasts. It is an ideal setting for a relaxing and tranquil home rental experience for a long-term lease, yet only a short drive away from Bridgetown, nightlife on the south coast, and fine dining on the west coast.
In the parish of St. Peter you could rent a 4-bedroom plantation house complete with modern conveniences such air conditioning and a swimming pool for approximately $11,000 Barbados dollars per month. This rental fee would include all the fixtures and fittings as well as a swimming pool and garden maintenance. This sort of property would ideally suit an executive working in Barbados on a short-term contract.
In the parish of St. Michael you will find some outstanding plantation houses for rent at approximately $15,000 Barbados dollars per month. A typical plantation house asking this rental price would have 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. You can expect original cherry wood floors throughout and an impressive grand staircase. The living accommodation would typically include a formal lounge, dining room, and a large outdoor entertaining area. You can also expect a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi and many original features.
If you really want to enjoy living in Barbados and soaking up the culture of many centuries then renting a Plantation House may be your best option.