Simple wooden cottage on the volcanic island of Montserrat in the Eastern Caribbean.
Wooden cottage on the island of Montserrat in the Eastern Caribbean, with simple but pleasant airy living room, kitchen area, dining area, double bedroom, smaller single bedroom, small bathroom, pleasant verandah with sea view. Gas stove, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, ceiling fan. Parking space and garden with privacy and banana trees. Wireless internet is now available.
Cottage is half a mile up a hill off the main road, so it is a good idea to hire a car (we can arrange this if wished), We will meet and greet guests on arrival at the airport. Short term rentals from a few days to two weeks preferred.
Please note: the street address is Sea View Cottage, c/o Eddie Buffonge, PO Box 455, Manjack, Montserrat. (NOT St Peters as appears above).
Whole cottage and garden
Interaction with Guests
We will meet guest at airport, make sure they are settled in, find out if there is anything else they need; keep in touch by phone or by occasionally dropping in to see how they are doing; let them know they can contact us any time if they have any queries or problems. Or if they want to be left alone that's OK too.
Montserrat is a friendly, mountainous island in the Eastern Caribbean, with an active volcano in the southern portion of the island. Activities include hiking, bird watching, diving, fishing, boat trips around the island, island tours, and visits to the National Trust museum and the volcano observatory.
You can also look for souvenirs in the National Trust gift shop, or the Last Chance gift shop at the airport, and you can sample local cuisine at any of the informal restaurants and bars. There are four festivals during the year, and if your visit coincides with one of these you can also experience a glimpse of local culture
A rental car is highly recommended, which we can arrange if wished. Public transport is irregular and not on any fixed schedule, and does not come up the hill to Manjack. There's parking space at the cottage.
Other Things to Note
Bring sunscreen if you are going to be outside a lot during the day, as the sun can be very hot.
Also bring mosquito repellent for the evenings and nights.
Keep cottage in good condition.
Turn off taps (faucets) when not in use.
Close windows from rain when leaving house.
Lock doors when leaving house.
No smoking in bed, please.
Place rubbish bags in bin for collection at entrance to the driveway (about 2 min walk from cottage).
We stayed for two Nights in the cottage and it was Great. Cathy and Eddy were Great hosts! We got picked up from the airport and we got Informations about the Island. The cottage looks excactly like the pictures in Airbnb. Nothing to complain. If you go to Montserrat, take a rental Car, because it is to Hilly to walk around.
Ich wurde herzlich von einem Mitarbeiter am Flughafen empfangen und zum Haus gebracht. Das Haus ist nicht neu, dafuer gut gepflegt mit einer Veranda mit wunderbarem Blick zum Meer. Im Kuehlschrank waren Getraenke und einige Lebensmittel. Ich wurde zum Supermarkt gefahren, um noch Dinge einzukaufen. Cathy kam zur Begruessung vorbei, und ihr Mitarbeiter schaute auch mehrmals nach dem Rechten, um evtl. Hilfe anzubieten. Das Haus liegt (wie angekuendigt) etwas abseits auf dem Berg, ist zu Fuss etwa 10 min. Von der Hauptstrasse.
We had an absolutely lovey time at sea view cottage. The villa is clean, spacious and airy, set in a well cared for garden with banana and papaya trees with a large west facing verandah with great views over the valley and down to the ocean. We loved hanging out there watching the hummingbirds, bananaquits and finches feeding as we had breakfast and drinking cocktails as the sun went down into the sea with the island of Redonda silhouetted on the horizon.
Eddie picked us up from the boat and popped in each day to check whether we needed anything. He and Cathy were brilliant hosts and great ambassadors for and representatives of Montserrat which we have found to be the friendliest island in the caribbean.
Cathy's Sea View Cottage was everything we hoped for. It is a spacious , clean and well-equipped vacation cottage with an amazing view. We appreciated the host picking us up from the ferry, a very important service for those who have never visited Montserrat. We couldn't have asked for a better, friendlier greeting and a nicer stay at this gem of a cottage in the middle of paradise.
Thank you for making us feel welcome and Ed we looked forward to your visits and the information you shared with us about the island. Our time in Montserrat was wonderful and we hope to return. Wish I was still sitting on your deck looking at the ocean!
This is an amazing rustic self contained unit with a veranda with views to die for. The light in the mornings and the sunsets in the evening as you cast your eye over to the Island of Redonda as you peer through the Mango tree and the banana groves are breath taking. Eddie and Cathy were great hosts and were very attentative hosts right from picking me up at the airport to any questions I had during my stay. This is not a five star villa with a pool but is a very cute rustic bungalo that in my mind is the best value for money on the Island. Close to many restaurants, shops and supermarkets.
I will be back to stay here again!
I am a retired health worker, involved in a family business, also an active grandmother, and a writer when I have time!.