The Old Fort Estate - Mt. Pleasant - Bequia
- 8 Beds
- 7 Baths
- Swimming Pool
About The Old Fort Estate - Mt. Pleasant - Bequia
The Old Fort Estate comprises two fully restored houses, the Plantation House Estate, a fully restored plantation house, once a fully working sugar plantation dating back to the Middle Ages and the Sugar Mill House, a stunning blend of old-world charm and modern luxury. Set within the historic walls of an 18th-century sugar mill and expertly designed by Mustique-based architect Thomas Dehen. These luxurious villas offer breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and the Estate grounds.
The Old Fort
The large renovated buildings have been completely rebuilt, using the same stone once part of the original property & forming the centre of an incredible 28-acre estate. The villa was constructed with cobblestones and wood beams in the classic French-Mediterranean mansion-house style.
Five uniquely styled suites comfortably accommodate 12 guests. Within the main building lies a large banquet-style kitchen with a magnificent dining room area that turns into a magical setting at night. It includes a lounge with a fireplace and large screen TV with a soundbar. Enjoy a home-style BBQ using the charcoal grill while surrounded by the Estate's stunning views and lush surroundings. Fibre optic cable ensures that the wifi is quick and reliable, making it easy for guests to stream their favourite shows, work remotely, or stay connected with friends and family.
Sugar Mill House
Sugar Mill House is a true gem in the heart of the Estate, providing guests with a unique blend of comfort, style, and history. So whether you're looking to relax and unwind or explore the Estate's rich history, Sugar Mill House is the perfect place to call home during your stay. Guests can totally relax in the spacious, beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms, each featuring a king-sized four-poster bed. The bedrooms are designed for ultimate comfort, with sitting areas, hardwood vanities and stunning marble and glass sinks. The en-suite bathrooms have generous pebble showers, including a unique circular open-air design in one bedroom, offering a spa-like atmosphere while maintaining complete privacy.
Both villas on the Old Fort Estate boast open-air designs, embracing the natural surroundings and eliminating the carbon footprint with the use of solar panels. Opting for natural ventilation and avoiding traditional air conditioning is a true model for sustainable living, ensuring that every stay is as environmentally responsible as it is comfortable. Experience the ultimate blend of history and eco-friendliness at this stunning carbon-neutral property.
The Old Fort Estate is a true paradise of peace and serenity, yet still conveniently located just a short 10-minute drive from the bustling town of Port Elizabeth. From the bars and restaurants of the Belmont Walkway to the idyllic beaches of Princess Margaret and Lower Bay, guests have easy access to all the best this beautiful island offers. So whether you're looking to unwind in your own private oasis or take in the local sights and sounds, the Estate provides the perfect balance of tranquillity and convenience. So come, step into your own slice of heaven and experience the best this stunning island offers.
Immerse yourself in tropical serenity at The Old Fort Estate. Take a dip in the stunning saltwater infinity pool and relax in the numerous shaded areas, or enjoy a rum punch while taking in the panoramic views of the Grenadine Islands stretching to the horizon. With several comfortable sitting areas, terraces, and balconies surrounded by lush gardens, fruit trees, and exotic wildlife, you'll feel at one with nature as you wander through your private estate. Experience the magic of the Old Fort Estate at night, with the spacious and centrally located entertaining areas perfect for gathering with friends and family.
Accolades & Recognition
The Old Fort Estate received numerous accolades and recognition over the years, including: - Recommendations from international publications
- Hosting several celebrities
- High customer satisfaction ratings
- Rave reviews from guests who have visited the property
- A reputation as an exceptional retreat for families and friends
A magical setting for special events such as weddings or yoga retreats. This Estate is truly a hidden gem that has been transformed into a property that guests never want to leave!
Available services include airport/ferry transfers, shuttle to town/beaches, chef services upon request, and private speedboat charters to Mustique & the Tobago Cays. The Old Fort Estate is ideal for families or groups of friends travelling together. Spacious, centrally located entertaining areas allow guests to gather together whilst privacy and seclusion are assured. In addition, it's the perfect location for intimate corporate retreats & yoga retreats.
The property's own private powerboat can be chartered anytime. Airport/ferry transfers, shuttle service to town/beaches, and private speedboat charters to Mustique & the Tobago Cays can be arranged.