August 22, 2016
The beautiful Green Cottage at the Crane is the perfect place to stay if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle that is life and enjoy the true oasis that is The Green Cottage. This stone built cottage has the enviable location of being just a stone’s throw away from the world-renowned Crane Resort, St. Philip.
This two bedroom two storey cottage is perfect for a family of four or for a couple or two! This property offers a combination of classical West Indian and Italiano-Renaissance period architecture, with a delightful gabled roof, and covered sea facing patios where you can catch the glow of the sunrise peeking over the horizon.
The ground floor consists of a quaint kitchen as well as an en-suite bedroom and powder room. You can also feel free to retreat upstairs to the open loft that is the master suite, complete with a Swedish shower room and a 7′ Japanese soaking tub which beckons you to relax and unwind. With all the amenities like a four ring stove and oven, a coffee maker and of course a refrigerator, you can cook scrumptious meals for the perfect intimate holiday.
With the house lying directly adjacent to an alcove bay and between the lovely white sand Crane Beach, and the more rugged, but breath-taking beach at Foul Bay, you will be a mere minutes’ drive away from two epitome locations for a picnic.
I bet you’re picturing it right now!
But remember, the beach on this coast can be quite prone to strong currents, so swimming here is for the fearless swimmer and caution should be exercised.
If you are looking for a true break, here at Green Cottage, #1 The Crane, is the place to stay where tranquillity is indeed possible any time of the year! It truly is the definition of a tropical oasis!
My Favourite Place
I could not possibly single out my favourite place at such an amazing getaway has this entire vacation rental is like no other. Far from the madding crowds, you’ll find this cottage to be not only an amazing retreat, but you’ll also experience your own therapeutic oasis whatever that may be.
This is the perfect place to disconnect from technology and reconnect with your family or significant other.
It’s simple, power down, unwind, reset and enjoy true tranquillity in a peaceful environment.
East Point Grill (8.7km – 15 min drive) – located within walking distance from the Ragged Point Lighthouse and set on a cliff with the background being the rugged coastal scenery of the east coast, this is a relaxed and friendly venue for the entire family. With a variety of beverages, cocktails and food options to choose from, you would not regret the drive. Try it on a Thursday night when Karaoke is in full swing!
Marco Polo Bar & Grill (300m – 4 min walk) – located opposite the Crane Resort and a stone’s throw away from The Green Cottage, not only is this one of the best rum shops in St. Philip, but they also serve amazing food. With prices ranging from $5 – $28 US, you will love Marco Polo Bar & Grill as the food isn’t only reasonably priced but it’s cooked with beautifully fresh ingredients and served in relaxing setting.
Bushy Park Racing Circuit (5.6km – 10 min drive) – known as the leading circuit-racing facility in the English-speaking Caribbean, this racetrack features regular racing events that are held as well as international competitions such as Race Of Champions and Red Bull Global Rallycross. Bushy Park also offers a variety of driving experiences; be a passenger in a real racing car, learn the tricks of the circuit racing trade and even race your friends in some karts at Bushy Park. It truly is an exhilarating experience!
Kendal Sporting Club (8.1km – 14 mins drive) – if motor sports really isn’t your speed, Kendal Sporting Club offers a wide range of activities such as clay pigeon shooting, handgun shooting, archery and paintballing. After a full day of play at Kendal Sporting Club, they also feature a great bar and restaurant. The kids will love it!
Sunbury Plantation House (5.4km – 9 mins drive) – renowned for its collection of horse-drawn carriages, mahogany antiques and old prints, this historical plantation house which goes back to over three hundred years features a special Candlelight Plantation Dinner at our 200-year old table as well as a delicious lunch in the Courtyard Restaurant, Barbadian style! Sunbury also facilitates special events such as weddings. Picture your island wedding with a backdrop filled with mahogany woods and beautifully landscaped gardens. Sounds like a fairy tale wedding? Because it is!
‘Six Cross Roads’ features a complex where you will find a large supermarket, a post office as well as a few clothing stores. In that same vicinity, there are doctors offices, a pharmacy, a gas station and even a local fast food restaurant.
There is really no reason why you’d ever need to leave St. Philip.
So enjoy the true tranquillity that is your personal tropical oasis!