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The Convent

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In the village

4 bedrooms
4.5 bath
CAC, Internet

Contact:
arthursbakery@yahoo.com

Convent pool harbour island

A beautiful private residence, the Convent was the former home of the Nuns that taught at the Catholic school on the Island.  The 4 bedroom, 4 and a half bath home is in the heart of the Village .

A wide balcony on the second floor with 2 day beds, for  private outdoor lounging and enjoying your favorite book,  overlooks one of the largest swimming pools on the Island.

 The Master bedroom with its king sized bed and en suite  bath opens on to a  wrap around porch , overlooking Dunmore Street. 2 guest bedrooms on either side of the masters, one Queen the other with a set of twins, have their own baths and views of the gardens. The fourth bedroom, with its queen  bed and separate entrance, sits off the  garden near the pool, and  features en suite bath and a private porch.

The cypress lined foyer, filled with art and  and antiques from around the world,  leads to the large living-dining room. For alfresco dining , there is a large covered porch with dining table and 2 spacious couches with lots of cushions for lounging around the pool and lush gardens. Television, phone, and internet access are included.

convent upper deck


The two photos immediately below are the halves of the living/dining area on the first floor.

living

En-suite master bedroom which opens onto a verandah for sunrise watching.

 

Upstairs, a study alcove with desk

 

Spaces, spaces, spaces!

lower

A charming old pumproom off the pool

old pumphouse

A private courtyard off the adjacent guest suite

courtyard

Sunrise verandah

Wooden louvre breezeways enfold the house in privacy, encircling it with breezes.

enter

The attentive house keeper  looks after the needs of guests, and can arrange everything from lunch to golf cart rentals, while seeing to it that all your needs are met.

Testimonial: My family loved this house. We were fascinated by the unusual, breezeway-wrapped layout, beautiful appointments, and having so many lovely spaces for the generations to mingle with each other or "do their own thing." We also loved being able to walk to ocean, town, or bay. -- Murphys, Washingon DC.

Price: $7700 week

Contact Robert Arthur ... arthursbakery@yahoo.com

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