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Great River House is located in a private gated neighborhood of other upscale villas, the entire property is fenced and entered through wrought iron gates, ensuring complete privacy. Grounds include a hard-surface tennis court, a putting green and a spacious grassy lawn with badminton and croquet. Fruit trees enhance the manicured lawns. Royal Palms, citrus and pimento trees are gently lit each evening.

Built in 1956 by a member of the Dupont family, a renovation in 2008 by modernist architect Tom Reed (and latest enhancements in 2015)  combines elegance, an expansive pool terrace, state-of-the-art technology including wireless Internet throughout, and cable televisions.

Locally-crafted mahogany furniture reflects an old Jamaica ambiance, complemented by contemporary designer fabrics, a chefs kitchen, and Kohler en-suite bathrooms with water tiles.

Interiors are distinguished by artwork by famous illustrator Arthur Taylor, George Rodrique and original botanical and Jamaican watercolors and oils. The large serpentine pool features an infinity waterfall edge, fountain, expansive stone terrace and divided shallow children's pool.

Candlelight dinners are served in an interior air-conditioned dining room where guests may enjoy a view over the pool and its infinity edge to the sea beyond. Meals may also be served al fresco on the 2,400-square-foot pool terrace. The chef treats guests to fresh fish and grilled lobster, and everyone's favorite, jerk pork and chicken prepared on our own jerk drum. Also, farm to table fruit, herbs and avocados grown on the property.

Various nooks and crannies are thoughtfully provided for individual escapes. A flower-filled side courtyard with out-door shower offers a special hideaway for rejuvenating spa treatments on request.

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  • 5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms

  •  Sleeps 10 Guests

  •  7500 Interior Square Ft.

  • Air Conditioned

  • Fully Staffed Villa

  •  Audio: iPod Dock(s)

  •  Bathrooms: Hair Dryers

  •  Beach Club & Resort Membership: Round Hill (outside the gate)

  •  Child Friendly: Connecting Bedroom(s)

  •  Child Friendly: Kids Club Membership

**All five bedrooms have mahogany floors, fine linens, pillow menus, quiet remote control air conditioning, ceiling fans,

wireless audio system and Internet signal. Bathrooms feature Kohler fixtures, wall sprays and rain tile showers.**

Bedroom Configurations
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  •  Child Friendly: Playground Nearby + Nanny available 

  •  Communications: Wireless Internet Access

  •  Communications: Complimentary Calls to the US, UK and Canada

  •  Fitness Equipment: Full Gym Nearby

  •  Golf: Golf  Nearby

  •  Tennis: Private Tennis Court

  •  Other: Available for Weddings

  •  Other: Spa on Site or Nearby

  •  Pool and Sea Area: Poolside Shower

  •  Pool and Sea Area: Snorkel Gear

Owners Suite

400 square feet
Antique Jamaican poster King Bed
High Peaked ceilings
9 ft.sliding doors opening north to a private veranda with view overlooking Caribbean Sea
9ft. sliding doors opening west directly to stone pool deck
200 square foot en-suite bath with walk-in shower, side and overhead water tiles and deluxe shower head, marble counter with double sinks


Garden View Bedroom

Overlooks garden

2 twins which may be converted to king

Pull out twin sleep bed/sofa

Writing desk

Adjoining locking door to Sea View Bedroom

En-Suite Ann Sacks & Kohler bath with tub and shower

Sea View Bedroom

King Bed

Private balcony with view of Caribbean Sea and grounds


Writing desk

En-suite bath with walk-in Turkish tile shower with rain tiles and shower head, double sinks

Tennis View Bedroom

Overlooks tennis court and garden

2 twins which may be converted to king

Writing desk and stuffed reading chair

En-suite bath with walk-in shower with rain tiles and shower head

Terrace Suite

Large, very private space

Opens north & west to private, low-walled patio with seating areas

Overlooks tennis court and gardens

King bed

Writing desk

En-suite bath with large walk-in shower with ceiling and wall rain tiles, marble counter with double sinks

Private sitting/ reading looking out over patio and garden

  • Gated property

  • Full staff : Chef, butler,


         gardener & night       manager

  • Ceiling fans

  • Iron

  • Ironing board

  • Wi-Fi

  • Air conditioning

  • Satellite TV

  • Washing machine

  • Dryer

  • Balcony

  • Terrace

  • Netflix, Pandora

        & Spotify

Indoor + Outdoor
  • Board games

  • DVD player

  • Office

  • Apple TV

  • Sonos wireless audio system

  • Bar

  • Tennis court

  • Infinity pool

  • Putting green

  • Croquet

  • Alfresco shower

  • Fire pit

  • BBQ grill

  • Sun bed

  • Sun loungers

  •  2 Cribs

  • 2 Modern strollers

  • Large lawn

  • Books

  • Kiddie pool area
  • Swing

  • 1 High chair

  • Pack & play

  • 3 Car seats

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