Clifton Hall Great House*, Barbados

East Coast, St. John

Sale Price: 
USD $3,950,000.00

Furnishings  Furnished 
Covered Area  13,000.00 sq ft 
Land Area  3.89 acre/s 
Property Type  Plantation/Historical Property, Villa/House 


Ceiling fans
Master bedroom en suite

Clifton Hall Great House is one of Barbados’ oldest, largest, and grandest great houses. Its fascinating history as a plantation begins in 1656. It has been fully restored with several additions over the last few years.

The main house has 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms with a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom cottage nestled in a beautiful garden just under 4 acres with mature trees, orchard and lawns.

The great house consists of a generous proportioned 2 storey front section with magnificent arched double staircase to a wraparound arched verandah, the ground floor consists of formal dining room, drawing room, study and bar area with its own bathroom. The oldest part of the house dates to the 17th century, some of which is rubble stone and consist of a large kitchen, laundry room, bathroom, powder room and two small rooms which are used as changing rooms by the pool. The west wing also consist of a TV room with fireplace, office which opens  on to a dining and sitting terrace and lounging area overlooking the back garden and orchard. The ground floor also looks on to a gorgeous court yard and pool. A beautiful staircase leads to the bedrooms on the upper level with the master bedroom boasting a large dressing room and bathroom. The other 5 guest bedrooms are all ensuite. The property also has a 3 car garage and 2 storage rooms.

 Clifton Hall Great House has huge potential to be used as

1. A family home enriched with history and space for family and friends to enjoy.
2. A commercial operation namely, Events, Weddings, Private intimate dinners, conferences, Tours, restaurants, intimate hotel. Potential for growth.
3. A combination of the above two which the current owner is doing very successfully.

 It will be a great opportunity for someone to enjoy the house as well as putting their own stamp to this magnificent home in deciding what path it should now take either as a perfect retirement as you have plenty of space around you with the cool breeze or to develop it further.

Clifton Hall Great House with its rich history dating back to 1656.       with its first known owner, Ferdinand Paleologus. A direct descendent of Constantine, the last Byzantine (Greek) Emperor, Paleologus is buried nearby at St. John’s Church. Clifton Hall appears in Robert Schomburgk’s 1848 classic, ‘The History of Barbados,’ and its large and stately residence has been chronicled in such publications as ‘Historic Houses of Barbados,’ Country Life Magazine, Maco Caribbean Living, The Spectator and the sun newspaper. It has featured in music video by nominated Grammy award,  Amanda Reifer and also UK Lil Macks. As well as music sensation Paolo Nutini. Sir Cliff Richard has also visited. It has been visited by many famous people from all over the world.


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