Nelson Gay - Luxury Barbados West Coast Beachfront 6 Bedroom Villa With Pool

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms


Nelson Gay, an elegant six bedroom coral stone Palladian mansion, is located on the West Coast of Barbados in a lush tropical beachfront estate of nearly two acres. The garden opens straight onto a stunning half-mile beach. The clear, sheltered Caribbean Sea is roped off for safe swimming, snorkelling and water sports. Nelson Gay is just perfect for a totally relaxing and unforgettable holiday. It is an ideal choice for large groups or families as the property can accommodate up to 20 people by special arrangement

Designed in the 1960s for US Ambassador, Robert M. Scotten, Nelson Gay has recently been renovated under the direction of architect Brian Surfleet. The house has maintained a timeless quality difficult to find in more recently built properties expertly mixing classic Palladian architecture with modern amenities

Situated on one level, the house has a central living area flanked by two wings; the rooms are spacious, airy and decorated with a sense of relaxed elegance. The design palette of white with accents of green compliment the tropical environs as well as the vibrant art collection, which includes several antiques and notable works of art, including a stunning Erté mural and a fine collection of Haitian paintings

There are five double bedrooms in the main house with high quality linens, air conditioning, plasma televisions, cable and DVD players. Some have a small fridge and minibar. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. Located in the garden is the self-contained guest cottage with private patio and en-suite bathroom

In order to accommodate an additional 4 guests, there are two traditional Barbadian wooden Chattel Houses within the grounds, which can be used by special arrangement. They are each en-suite, one with a King size bed and they both feature a small kitchenette

The formal dining room in the South Wing is a masterpiece in itself, lit only by candlelight with a glass topped table and French antique chairs, it is a dramatic and intimate setting for evening parties

Nelson Gay’s garden is the true gem of the property. Complimented with lush green foliage and tropical flowers, the focal point of the gardens is the stunning 50 ft. Pool that extends from the terrace toward the sea at the far end of the lawn. The pool can be fenced for young children’s safety, as well as heated on request

Outside the house, a 60 ft. Terrace offers three separate areas for relaxing or dining poolside with a shaded lounge and two tables, one of which can seat 20 people. The garden gazebo offers an additional al fresco dining area for up to 14 people with a bar and fridge

The Nelson Gay staff will ensure that your holiday in Barbados is completely stress free and always luxurious. The team is experienced, well trained, friendly and always on hand to cater for your every need; planning meals, shopping, cooking, serving, cleaning, laundry, security and everything else. The core staff team is made up of a butler, chef, housekeeper, maid / laundress, two gardeners and a night watchman. This team can be increased depending on season and number of guests. Our agent, Blue Sky Luxury also provides concierge and property management

Nelson Gay is situated next door to the charming Cobbler's Cove Hotel, where guests can enjoy the use of the tennis courts, spa and water sports

Nelson Gay is an ideal retreat for groups and families. It comfortably accommodates up to 20 guests, the house is fully staffed and with the private pool and direct access to the beach, you are guaranteed a 5-star holiday experience


  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Parking
  • A/C
  • Accessible
  • TV
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher


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