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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18

7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Dec 20, 2014
Luxury Private 7BR Gated Estate with beach, two pools and private beach

7BR Luxury Cayman Castle & Guesthouse is directly oceanfront on a private 2-acre gated beach estate on an elevated point of land and enjoys a large private white-sand beach with excellent snorkeling & sunbathing. Infinity pool, multi-tiered oceanfront terraces, 40' roofed balcony and a covered 1st floor veranda provide guests plenty of room to spread out, dine together or just enjoy the views. (3) thatched palapas, (4) kayaks, pool heater in winter and walking distance to Ocean Frontiers dive shop (as well as 3 lunch/watering holes) make this home a wonderful choice for a larger family. Great snorkel spot 250 yds in front of Castle. This is not barefoot swimming, as there is a marine environment. Cayman Castle also makes a great intimate wedding venue FOR RESIDENT GUESTS ONLY (no invited guests permitted). Custom 17' mahogany mosaic dining table for large family meals and entertaining. Seats 16 easily (20 in a pinch).

This grand estate is not only one of the largest rental villas on the entire island; it also is a notable landmark. It has been featured on many YouTube videos, as well as on Google Earth. Virtually anyone on the island will know of the Castle in East End. Adjacent to the Wreck of The 10 Sails Park and police constable's residence; this property enjoys no residential neighbors to the north for 500 feet, or to the south for 300 feet. With the gate shut in the evenings; guests enjoy their privacy.

The owner maintains the property quite well; making upgrades every fall to keep the experience not only refreshing and pleasant for the repeat guests as well as for newcomers to Cayman Castle.

Stainless propane BBQ cooking center with granite top, central A/C, (10) lounge chaises, WiFi Internet access, (5) AppleTVs, multiple Plasma TVs, Sonos wireless speakers.Plenty of off-street parking.

5BR Castle and 2BR Guesthouse accommodate 16 people (12 adults max.). Guesthouse offers a second private pool, covered oceanfront verandah and additional parking. Large groups of adults will use the guesthouse verandah for hired masseuses...the views are serene.

All rates INCLUDE Government Occupancy tax.

Mid-week maid service provided.

(3) King Suites, (3) Queen Suites. The first floor Queen suite offers a private entrance and TV area. New (larger) bunkroom has 2 sets of bunks ( full over full and twin over twin) and has a 50' plasmaTV as well (Apple TV and DVD/Games only). Sleeper sofa in the second floor Queen Suite for children. 2 full-sized folding cribs provided.

$3,000 damage deposit waived with purchase of $39 CSA Damage Deposit Insurance.

20% Discount Available Sep - Oct.

Discounts Offered For Multi-Week Rentals.

Weddings limited to guests staying at the house (no invited guests-18 maximum).

Booking Rules:

Minimum Stay:

5 Nights if between Saturdays

Can accommodate longer rentals

Holiday weeks are strictly weekend to weekend

Minimum age of 25 yrs old to lease any of the villas and lessee must occupy the villa during the entirety of the rental period.

More Details
  • Sleeps 18
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Manager

Owner purchased the condemned hulk of a 2 story castle and 750' of shore in 2002 out of a foreclosure sale. Sold the last 200' of sandy beach to a friend and later sold another 100'; keeping 450' for the estate. Neither owner has built as yet, but he would like the neighbors!

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7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p390261
+1 -866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
5

GRAND Accomodation at Grand Cayman

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Cayman Castle started out a bit bumpy! (But please read ENTIRE review).

The day before our arrival we were advised of an electrical short at the Cayman Castle, causing all electricity to be out for the weekend. Our entire trip had been planned solely to stay at “The Castle”, so this news was devastating to us! We were advised that we would be put up temporarily at another location for two nights, and promises were made that the problem would be fixed over the weekend. (But we were skeptical that ANY repairs could be done on Saturday & Sunday, and feared our Family Reunion Vacation was ruined! …….we were proven wrong!!!!!).

Our temporary weekend accommodations were somewhat cramped, but VERY NICE (“Two Rainbows” Villa, over at Rum Point). During that time I was stunned to see 5-6 workmen pulling double-overtime on Sat & Sun to repair the problem at The Castle. (It was no minor problem!!!!). And as promised, it was ready for us on Monday! And it was worth the wait! (And for our trouble, we were not only compensated for the difference in price for our temporary 2-day relocation, but also afforded a “dinner on Jim” at the FABULOUS Tukka Restaurant nearby!).

And now, with that out of the way, my REVIEW OF CAYMAN CASTLE: Our family chose The Castle based on the pictures we saw on the website, and the luxury, exclusivity, spaciousness and amenities of the entire property! We were not disappointed. The rooms are fresh, updated and luxurious! The bathrooms are all roomy, modern and beautifully designed. Kitchen is first class and affords all modern conveniences. Linens are fresh, and towels plentiful. But all that is a distant second to the beautiful location of The Castle. The porches, decks and patios overlook some of the prettiest water in the Caymans. There is a fantastic snorkel reef about 200 yards straight away from the Castle’s stairs into the Caribbean. (Use the kayaks provided to row out to underwater heaven. Tie up to the buoy and swim around to see stingray, squid, lobster, starfish and a whole aquarium of colorful fish, just a short paddle away). We also enjoyed sharing the grounds with some fascinating (and large) Iguanas who seemed to join us for coffee each morning on the lower patio. (But don’t worry! They are harmless, and more afraid of you, than you are of them!). The pool and surrounding patio, is not only cool and refreshing, but offers a fantastic setting to wind down at the end of the day! The view over the zero
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p390261
+1 -866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
1

family birthday celebration

  • 1 of 5
The castle was great UNTIL it rained. Our family rented the castle & guesthouse. We were in the guesthouse & on our last day water poured in thru the windows & water leaked from the ceiling fan in the center of the room. We spent our last day in Cayman cleaning up large amounts of water dripping from the ceiling fan, kitchen & windows. I would NOT recommend anyone staying there unless this is rectified. We were not told that the place leaked before booking the house. If we knew about the leaks, we may have chosen to stay somewhere else
  • Submitted: May 28, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This large family stayed for two weeks...and enjoyed great weather until day #9 when the heavens opened (tropical storm Beryl formed over top of Grand Cayman). Cayman had record rainfall of 13" in 2 days(!!) and it rained sideways..the schools closed and government buildings shut down. The Castle & Guesthouse are in east end and the rain & wind came from the east..so it was sideways against the sliding doors and windows and leaked under the sliders-- the guests used towels to soak up rainwater--and we sent out maids to do the towels for them. We also had a roof drain blocked which caused a ceiling leak--so our roofer and contractor went over and unplugged that clog..so the kitchen roof stopped leaking. We also caulked the doors...It was just a rotten final 5 nights in Cayman for this family...so I offered to send them to the Lighthouse Restaurant for dinner ($1,000 limit) even though the second week I discounted for them almost 30%. They didn't accept the offer...and only after they left the island, posted this abysmal review of the house (1 star?) AND demanded a refund. I did what I could do for them while on island and offered a nice dinner as a kind gesture of condolence for the weather. There is just no way to please everyone. I am sure they will want to submit more negative reviews. Please read the 5 years of good reviews and understand that some people can never be happy when the weather turns bad like it did. 13" of rain is almost half the annual rainfall for the east end historically!!

CORRECTIVE ACTION: I flew down as soon as they left..hired a roofer and contractor and completely removed the second floor roof and re-sloped the decking, installed a new membrane and drains...we also siliconed around the sliding glass doors--but in a 30mph 1"/hr sideways rainstorm...sliding door tracks will spill over...I am glad that we only have 1-2 of these storms a year.
business
7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p390261
+1 -866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Lakeville, Massachusetts
5

Cayman Castle

  • 5 of 5
The stay at the "Castle" was outstanding. (We rented the castle and guesthouse) It was March of 2009 and it was our chance to bring family and friends together in one great location. Our kids; grandchildren and friends enjoyed the spacious accommodations that allowed all of us the opportunity for both privacy and socialization. The rooms were comfortable and the location great for water sports (swimming (ocean and heated pool), kayaking, snorkeling and kite surfing!) We have been renting in the Caribbean since 2002 and without question Jim offers the most personalized of services. PS: My grandson, now nine, has a goal to one day buy the castle, top that for a recommendation! Bill from Massachusetts
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p390261
+1 -866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Washington DC
5

COULDN'T BE CALMER / COOLER THAN AT THE CASTLE!!!

COULDN'T BE CALMER / COOLER THAN AT THE CASTLE!!!
  • 5 of 5
I spent my honeymoon at the Castle and Guest House in 2008 (Hurricane Paloma) ...we had all ages and mobilities of folks staying - the week was ideal - so easy for an 89 year old to enjoy ... and safe for the little ones .... Hurricane (Cat 3+) did not even touch us - round castle and watertight ... amazing ... The ad understates the experience you will have - The exclusive location of this heaven keeps us coming back (5 trips so far) ... the staff at the dive place next door are incredibly helpful - nice to be able to walk there! and to Vivine's Kitchen!! And some of the best snorkeling is a swim from the personal dock - Also, close to Rum Point, and Kaibo - wonderful wonderful vacation spot - all the amenities with the requisite 'turn off button' from crazy East Coast lives .... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p390261
+1 -866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
5

Beyond words!!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the Castle in June 2011 and would definitely recommend it! There were 7 of us: my husband & I and our grown children and their significant others. The main castle was better than we expected. The view from the decks was incredible and you can comfortably spend all day out there. Our group enjoyed using the kayaks, fishing and snorkeling. The interior of the house was very nice and comfortable for a group of our size. It is a bit of a drive from town but there are several good restaurants and grocery store nearby. Jim, the property owner/manager, was very responsive to any questions that we had before and during our stay. We definitely plan to stay at the Castle again!
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
7BR-Cayman Castle: 7 BR / 7.0 BA villa w/ Large Private Beach, Sleeps 18
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p390261
+1 -866 358-8455
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Portsmouth, NH UASA
5

Magical Wedding

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the Castle in April 2011. Our daughter was married on the beach and her reception was held at the Castle. We hired Mise en Place to do the wedding catering - they did everything for us - I did not have to worry about a thing. Reno was the person I dealt with. The Castle accommodated every single one of our wishes - beautiful home to celebrate all the events of a wedding - plenty of space for40 people to be entertained - it is a first rate place - we could not have asked for one thing to be different. The pictures on the website are exactly as they appear - I only wish I had another daughter to get married there....the entire week was magical!!!

We had Tucca Restaurant cater for the rehearsal dinner and also went to their restaurant for dinner on our arrival. Ron (owner) could not have done more for us - food and presentation was wonderful.
Angela (caterer on the island) came to the Castle for a small dinner and again was more than pleasant. She and her staff cooked the food at the Castle and it was beautifully served. We also went to the Lighthouse Restaurant and had a very nice dinner even though we never wanted to leave the Castle.

I honestly cannot say enough about how wonderful our stay at the Castle was - I would love to have a family reunion there some day - there is not one negative thing about the Castle - I felt like a Queen!
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

The Castle is 24' above sea level and has a commanding 180 degree view of the east end reef, is within walking distance of the best dive shop in the Caribbean (2013) Ocean Frontiers; and had room to install a large infinity pool and 2BR guesthouse. Owner added a story to the Castle as well.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Owen Robeerts (GCM) at 22 Miles Nearest Barpub : Eagle Rays at 250 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Tukka at 1 Miles Car: necessary

Availability

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Seasonal Rate
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,850
$19,950
 
 
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Jan 4 2015 - Apr 14 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,990
$13,930
 
 
Seasonal Rate
Apr 15 2015 - Dec 18 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,700
$11,900
 
 
Seasonal Rate
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
5 night minimum stay
$2,850
$19,950
 
 
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Jan 3 2016 - Apr 15 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,990
$13,930
 
 
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Apr 16 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,700
$11,900
 

Amenities

From the Owner

Unique privacy, space and views. The stone patio out on the point offers guests the opportunity to watch for shooting stars at night and observe the kite-boarders and dive boats during the day. Eagle Rays and even the Christmas Manta have been seen in front of the Castle in the shallows.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 7000 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor Powder Room - toilet, Foyer located Powder Room
  • 1st Floor Queen Ensuite - toilet, shower, Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
  • 3rd Floor King Ensuite - toilet, shower, Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
  • 2nd Floor King Ensuite - toilet, shower, Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
  • 2nd Floor Queen Ensuite - toilet, shower, Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
  • GH King Ensuite - toilet, shower, Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
  • GH Queen Ensuite - toilet, shower, Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters Two Sink areas
  • Outdoor Pool Shower - shower, Hot/Cold Water Shower by Pool Area

Bedrooms

  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bunk Room - 2 double, 2 twin/ single, Full over Full and Twin over Twin. 50' Plasma TV for movies
  • 3rd Floor Honeymoon King Suite - 1 king, Ensuite Bathroom with 40' LCD Sat. TV and Apple TV, Porch
  • 2nd Floor King Suite - 1 king, Ensuite bathroom glass block shower with granite counters
  • Guesthouse King Suite - 1 king, Oceanfront King Ensuite with Glass Block Shower & Sat. TV
  • Guesthouse Queen Suite - 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, GH Queen Suite with BUnks for children, ensuite bathroom
  • 2nd Floor Queen Suite - 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen ensuite with Pull Out Sofa, Glass Block Shower/Granite
  • 1st Floor Private Queen Suite - 1 queen, Ensuite with private entrance, 40' LED Sat. TV and Bathroom

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals
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