Nestled within three acres of vibrant tropical gardens and coastal land, this three-story villa stands as an artistic marvel. Poetreef captivates guests with its awe-inspiring vistas of the Caribbean Sea, providing an intimate and tranquil retreat for those seeking solace and a deep connection with nature, family, and friends.
Drawing inspiration from the rich Jamaican vernacular architectural style, Poetreef is a testament to craftsmanship and artistry. Constructed entirely from meticulously cut stone, the villa exudes a timeless charm, enveloped by the pristine beauty of its natural surroundings. Every detail is carefully curated to embody this distinctive style, extending even to the interiors. The walls, crafted from pure stone with meticulous precision, reflect the villa's contemporary tropical ambiance, creating a harmonious fusion of tradition and modernity. With incredible views and 1,000 square feet of balcony and patio space along with 2,000 square feet of beautiful interior space, this property easily makes for a dream trip to Jamaica!
In perfect harmony with its natural surroundings, the interior of the property embraces the essence of the outdoors by incorporating locally sourced woods such as Broadleaf, Blue Mahoe, and Cedar. These native woods take center stage, showcasing their beauty and elegance throughout the villa. Notably, a wooden staircase skillfully connects the lower and upper levels, serving as a striking testament to the craftsmanship that can be found in every corner. Moreover, carefully placed sculptures created by local artists grace the property, adding an artistic touch and celebrating the vibrant talent of the region.
The seamless fusion of wood and stone is what truly distinguishes this villa, exemplifying the epitome of Caribbean cut stone architecture. It is a unique and captivating blend, where the warmth and character of the local woods intertwine with the strength and timelessness of the stone, resulting in a remarkable aesthetic that sets this property apart from others.
Poetreef offers a delightful retreat for up to 8 guests. This stunning villa spans three stories and features two bedrooms, as well as a spacious loft adorned with four single beds, all providing magnificent vistas of Cousins Cove. To enhance your Caribbean vacation, a 150ft stone pier extends into the sparkling Caribbean Sea, creating a captivating backdrop. The exterior living space includes up to 1000 sq ft between the balcony and outdoor patio.
On the second floor, two bedrooms beckon, opening up to a generous balcony where guests can relish in the invigorating sea breeze. Start your mornings with a cup of the renowned Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, or indulge in the picturesque scenery as you unwind into the enchanting sunset.
A meticulously crafted Blue Mahoe staircase leads guests to their cozy sleeping quarters. The bedrooms harmonize with Jamaica's natural hardwoods, featuring ceilings adorned with exposed cedar beams and furniture expertly crafted by local artisans from the finest woods.
Both bedrooms 1 and 2 are located on the second floor and offer a queen bed each, ideal for couples seeking tranquility. The modern bathroom on this level showcases sleek design and is equipped with luxurious Turkish cotton towels and all the necessary amenities for your convenience.
Ascending to the loft, which occupies the villa's third floor, you will discover bedroom 3. This charming space comprises four comfortable single beds, providing ample sleeping arrangements for larger groups or families.
Previously owned by the esteemed American poet, Mr. Gerd Stern, this remarkable villa has now passed into the caring hands of its current owner, Bart. With unwavering devotion, Bart has preserved the essence and allure of Poetreef's original vision. Every corner of this enchanting property whispers a love letter to his children and serves as an enduring symbol of their timeless affection for the vibrant island of Jamaica.
Poetreef gracefully rests upon a stunning ironshore, offering a remarkable opportunity for snorkeling enthusiasts to discover the wonders beneath the waves. However, it is important to note that the property does not feature a sandy beach. Just a short distance away, approximately 5 minutes, you'll find pristine sandy beaches that will captivate your senses and fulfill your desire for sun-kissed shores.
Villa with 3 levels
3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2000 square feet, 186 square meters
Queen, Queen, and Other
6 guests maximum
The third bedroom is a loft with four single beds
1 hour by car
Pets Welcome Upon Approval
Not Handicap Accessible
Please note the villa is staffed with a chef and house manager (essentially a butler). The private chef can prepare all meals to your liking.
A gratuity of $500 per week should be included for the staff.
Activities of Interest
- Bamboo Rafting
- Scuba Diving
- Bird Watching
Places of Interest
- Rhodes Hall Plantation — Horseback Riding
- Fort Charlotte
- Chukka Ocean Outpost at Sandy Bay and the Great River — Go bamboo rafting
- Negril and Montego Bay