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Elegant, private, large estate w/full staff 6 bd/bth, pool, close to beaches

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4 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
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Time to plan your 2019 Jamaica winter vacation at this gorgeous private estate, 8 acres overlooking the ocean on the lovely north coast. Your rental includes services of a chef, butler, housekeeper and groundsmen. Food, airport transfers and excursions are not included. The staff will prepare and serve your meals and do all the daily work in the property while you relax and decide the next day's menu, or wait for your afternoon cocktail at the outdoor patio overlooking the ocean. Bring 14 family members or a group of friends; relax in the peace of the estate or enjoy the many excursions -- rafting down the Rio Grande, stopping for Belinda's famed open air riverside restaurant with Jamaican food as you've never tasted it before. Work it off with an evening of lively dancing at a local ...Time to plan your 2019 Jamaica winter vacation at this gorgeous private estate, 8 acres overlooking the ocean on the lovely north coast. Your rental includes services of a chef, butler, housekeeper and groundsmen. Food, airport transfers and excursions are not included. The staff will prepare and serve your meals and do all the daily work in the property while you relax and decide the next day's menu, or wait for your afternoon cocktail at the outdoor patio overlooking the ocean. Bring 14 family members or a group of friends; relax in the peace of the estate or enjoy the many excursions -- rafting down the Rio Grande, stopping for Belinda's famed open air riverside restaurant with Jamaican food as you've never tasted it before. Work it off with an evening of lively dancing at a local nightclub. And the beaches - Portland Parish has four of Jamaica's ten best beaches and our beaches have no crowds, no fuss, no soliciting. MAIN VILLA of Norse Hill Estate: 4,000 sq ft of architecturally inspired living with charming details. The four large bedroom suites can accommodate up to 10 (additional charge for 9th, 10th guests). Each has fans and netting over the beds so that you can leave the walls of windows open to enjoy the fresh breezes and the morning bird song. All the bedroom suites also have a/c. GARDEN COTTAGE: A nostalgically designed wooden chalet on two levels; upper king size bedroom with ocean views; wrap-around deck with outside bathroom (louvers for privacy) with a second twin bedroom on the lower level also with deck and outside bathroom, plus a small dining area and kitchen. Capacity 4 persons (not suitable for children under 8 - outside stair connects the two levels. Occupancy for main villa and Garden Cottage is a maximum of 14. Contact us for details and pricing if you wish to reserve main villa and Garden Cottage. STAFF: Norse Hill Estate staff are highly rated by our guests. The full staff of housekeeper, chef, butler and two groundsmen means total relaxation for you! Allergies? Vegetarians? Vegan? No problem. Our chef has long experience and can provide a delicious meal to meet the needs of all our guests. Cost of food is not included in the rental. AIRPORT TRANSFERS: There are many international flights to Kingston and Montego Bay airports. Kingston is closer but air or road transfers from either airport can easily be arranged at reasonable cost. Our driver will be waiting for you. Check with us for details. Cost of airport transfer is not included in the rental. EXCURSIONS: The local manager can arrange any excursion you want, often at short notice. Check our reviews to see guest favorites. There are many choices and our manager will make sure you get the best prices possible. WEDDINGS: Romantic, intimate, never-to-be-forgotten weddings! The gracious villa, huge lawn, gardens filled with rare trees and plants, all combine to provide a spectacular ambiance for a small, intimate wedding that will glow brightly in your memories. We work with a wedding planner who specializes in creating magic that will fit any budget. Check the website of White Light Events in Jamaica and look for the Norse Hill Villa photos under the Be Inspired page. More
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About the Owner
Kay Cain f
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2013
Interaction with guests
There is a local manager who will take care of you from the moment you arrive in Jamaica. She can arrange for a vehicle and driver to meet you at the airport, book any excursion at the best prices, recommend places to eat, arrange local transport by taxi or your own car and driver for the day. The villa staff will cook your
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

Staying at Norse Hill Estate while you explore Portland Parish should be on everyone's bucket list. The main house sits on a hill with ocean views in the distance. The living and dining areas have wide open doors and windows to allow the sea breeze...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Mmarzouca
Reviewed 15 June 2019

Expectations were high before arrival, and from the moment we entered the gates of this majestic villa, the experience our small group enjoyed was nothing short of awesome. This holiday is one for the record books thanks to the spectacular staff, the amazing views, their...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
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Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 10 August 2016

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Date of stay: August 2016
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Wir haben unseren Urlaub im Mai auf diesem wunderschönen Anwesen in der Nähe von Port Antonio verbracht. Die Anreise verlief unkompliziert da ein Transport und direkt zu Norse Hill gebracht hat. Das Haus ist sehr groß und weitläufig, gerade die offene Atmosphäre machen es besonders....More

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank hannakunzmann
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The property is every bit as beautiful as the pictures suggest. The grounds are lovely and interesting to explore. The staff took good care of us throughout our stay. Alma is a wonderful cook, Wayne made us lovely banana daiquiris, and Rose kept the house...More

Date of stay: February 2016
2  Thank 661SharonB
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Norse Hill is the largest estate in the Port Antonio area; it is a very secure, gated estate. Frenchman's Cove is five minutes away or an easy stroll down from the property. There are many other beaches a few minutes away. Port Antonio is on the north shore of Jamaica, where the best beaches and most beautiful scenery are found. Port Antonio is a working port - dating from 1494 when Christopher Columbus arrived and claimed the island for Spain. He liked the area so much that he visited four times! But these days the port offers fishermen the opportunity to try their skill in the renowned deep sea fishing waters around Jamaica. The Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament is held every Sept/October. Not a sport fisherman? The Port Antonio Golf Course is also a bird sanctua...
How to get there
Port Antonio is reached by car from Kingston airport - we send the car and driver for you - or you can also take a helicopter direct from the airport to the small Port Antonio airport (during daylight hours). Whatever way you arrive, the butler will be ready with your welcoming cocktail. Arrival at Montego Bay airport is another option. The drive to Port Antonio is a little longer but the coastal scenery is superb.
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