Atelier House by Alistair Downie

Beautiful Caribbean retreat designed by Alistair Downie of Harper Downie, in collaboration with London-based interior designer Amanda Snow. The property is located in Carlton, Barbados, and it’s currently listed for sale by Sotheby’s.

Description by Sotheby’s

Atelier House was completed in 2012 and is finished with simple, elegant materials such as Portuguese limestone used for all kitchen surfaces and bespoke bathroom fittings, also designed by the owners.

The accommodation comprises of 4 bedrooms, two of which have en suite bathrooms. The upstairs master also has a glazed balcony with sunset views over the sea and a covered outdoor terrace for relaxing. Downstairs, the en suite extends to an enclosed outdoor shower area.

The dramatic double-height living space maximizes the stunning views of the extensive outdoor terraces and pool (32 x 27ft), and further beyond across a protected, mahogany-tree-filled gully to the Caribbean sea. Externally, the property is surrounded by gardens that have been planted with indigenous species of palms, lilies, bougainvillea and many flowering shrubs. In addition to the pool and terraces, there is a large roof terrace and mezzanine study area with stunning views.

Measuring 1/2 acre, the garden is accessed via a large and secure gate and has parking for several cars.

- by Matt Watts

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