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Jamaica Vacation Private Estate 6 bd/bth, 5 staff

Elegant master bedroom suite:  balconies on both sides for views and ocean breezes
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Elegant master bedroom suite:  balconies on both sides for views and ocean breezes
Panoramic views from Norse Hill Estate; peace, privacy in this beautiful garden Norse Hill living room blends comfort with elegant oriental decor and Jamaican art
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5.0 of 5 stars
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48 reviews
Elegant master bedroom suite:  balconies on both sides for views and ocean breezes
Panoramic views from Norse Hill Estate; peace, privacy in this beautiful garden
Norse Hill living room blends comfort with elegant oriental decor and Jamaican art
Modern couches, gorgeous silk rug and oriental highlights!
Architect's vision: a winding stair of tropical hardwoods against a local stone wall and a fountain
The upper hallway reflects architect's use of natural materials and space to enhance tranquility
Delicious candlelit dinners, cooked by your chef, served by your butler
Your room is ready!  Large, airy, with views across garden and ocean all the way to the far horizon
Norse Hill bedrooms are delights of comfort and cool sea breezes
First floor bedroom with two queen beds and sleeping loft for the children
Quiet corner in main villa bedroom
Early morning light floods the lawn;  sounds of bird song filter through your sleep
One of Norse Hill's friendly, helpful staff:  Alma is a favorite with all guests
Norse Hill Estate ocean views in the soft light of early morning, from your bedroom balcony
The glow of sunrise has just faded, the sun is coming up over the trees, birds are singing wildly...
Just one of the panoramic views from the eight acres of gardens surrounding Norse Hill
Welcome to the Garden Cottage!  Upper level opens off the pathway from the main villa
Garden Cottage has a wraparound deck on both levels
Upper bedroom in the Garden Cottage; king size bed, and king size views
The upper level of the Garden Cottage has a king size bed, and seating area
Essence of tropical life: an outdoors bathroom!  This is the upper level of the Garden Cottage
Outdoor showers at the Garden Cottage!  Louvers for privacy - but there is no one nearby
Garden Cottage; quiet spaces and total privacy
Private dining area and kitchen on lower level of Garden Cottage
Private dining/kitchen area on lower level of Garden Cottage
Garden Cottage: Architect designed for a nostalgic setting in maximum comfort and privacy
Mediterranean-style entry to Norse Hill Estate main villa; the front of villa faces garden and ocean
Side view of the house from an upper balcony:  designed for privacy and beauty
Early morning ocean views from a Norse Hill Estate bedroom balcony
Walking paths throughout the private glories of the eight acres; a destination in themselves
Endless surprises in the garden; like this quiet pool, reflecting the sky, with ocean in background
Pool and ocean through the decorative balcony railings of a bedroom
Leston, the estate's chef - three meals a day, with a smile!  Just choose your daily menu
Famous ackee and salt fish, a staple of Jamaican cuisine!  Leston does it well.
The three gardeners on the estate also keep this pool immaculate
Tropical cool; Wayne brings some Red Stripe and rum punch drinks to the pool
Rising sun throws soft shadows over the lawn - irresistible for photography or an early walk
Garden and pool view from the master suite.
Soft early morning shadows on the lawn, emphasizing the luxuriant growth of the garden
Views to delight the eye in every direction and a design allowing natural ventilation from breezes
Norse Hill Estate: private perfection for luxury getaway, family retreat or destination wedding
This massive tree, with roots on top of the ground, can be found in the secret garden valley
Lost in the jungle - one of the many pathways winding through the eight acres of gardens
The pool is perched on the edge of the jungle
Tropical colors, some blazing, some in quiet corners of the estate
The extraordinary flowers of this jade plant hang from an arbor on one of the many garden trails
Winifred Beach, probably Port Antonio's best; ingeniously made swings from ropes washed in by tide
Another secret jungle trail - children love to play in the Norse Hill Estate gardens!
Garden & ocean view from a bedroom balcony
Pathway leads to the new Garden Cottage - hidden in the jungle, beautifully designed, every comfort
A hidden valley in the garden - too many trails to explore them all
Secret, private, serenity at Norse Hill Estate
Spacious, elegant, high wooden ceilings, balconies on either side - your master bedroom
Bathroom in the master suite at Norse Hill, preserving the Hollywood 60's era elegance
Another sweeping ocean view from the gardens
Norse Hill Estate specializes in opportunities to relax!
Make sure you plan enough time to just stroll along the many paths, soaking in the serenity
Birds abound in our protected garden, which abuts another protected area.   Bring your binoculars
Innovative playground at Winifred Beach; no tightly packed rows of oiled tourists here!
Eight acres of well designed gardens, full of rare trees and flowers - and unsurpassed views!
The eight acres of gardens are filled with bright exotica, rare plants and trees
Sugar cane vendor in Port Antonio
Opaque turquoise water in the beautiful Blue Lagoon
Scotch Bonnet hot peppers - these are secret of Portland's jerk cooking!
Port Antonio marketplace; enjoy friendly chat with the vendors as you bargain for tropical produce
Ocean views and cool breezes surround you at Norse Hill
it's evening, time to bring the goats home
Not so easy to herd goats!
And don't miss Cynthia's lunch shack - visited twice by renowned chef Anthony Bourdain!
Tree of Life; this lovely tree inspired an Ohio painter.  Website norsehillestate has more examples
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Port Antonio, Portland Parish, Jamaica
Time to plan your 2017 Jamaica winter vacation at a gorgeous private estate, 8 acres overlooking the ocean on the lovely north coast. Bring 14 family members or a group of friends; enjoy secluded privacy in the main villa (4 bedrooms, up to 10 persons) and Garden Cottage (2 bedrooms, up to 4 persons) at Norse Hill Estate. Relax in the peace of the estate or enjoy the many excursions -- rafting down the Rio Grande, Belinda's famed open air riverside restaurant with Jamaican food as you've never tasted it before. Work it off with an evening of lively dancing at a local nightclub. And the beaches - Portland has four of Jamaica's ten best beaches and our beaches have no crowds, no fuss, no soliciting.
MAIN VILLA of Norse Hill Estate: 4,000 sq ft of architecturally inspired living with charming details. The four large bed...
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About the Owner, Kay Cain f
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 48 reviews and 1 property
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 48 reviews
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English first
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Kingston, Jamaica
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Wir haben unseren Urlaub im Mai auf diesem wunderschönen Anwesen in der Nähe von Port Antonio verbracht. Die Anreise verlief unkompliziert da ein Transport und direkt zu Norse Hill gebracht hat. Das Haus ist sehr groß und weitläufig, gerade die offene Atmosphäre machen es besonders. Morgens bietet sich ein Frühstück mit Blick auf das Wasser an, danach eine Runde schwimmen...

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Sharon B
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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The property is every bit as beautiful as the pictures suggest. The grounds are lovely and interesting to explore. The staff took good care of us throughout our stay. Alma is a wonderful cook, Wayne made us lovely banana daiquiris, and Rose kept the house lovely and clean. She also did our laundry for us mid-week. Port Antonio is a...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (15)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$750
$750
$4,800
Apr 16, 2016 -
Nov 19, 2016
Summer 2016
3 nights
$750
$750
$4,800
Nov 20, 2016 -
Nov 26, 2016
Thanksgiving 2016
7 nights -- --
$5,300
Nov 27, 2016 -
Dec 22, 2016
Late summer 2016
3 nights
$750
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$4,800
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Fees
  • Estate fee: $150 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Estate Fee: There is a $150 estate fee for each booking.
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Port Antonio is reached by car from Kingston airport - we send the car and driver for you - or you can also take a helicopter direct from the airport to the small Port Antonio airport (during daylight hours). There are two options for the drive. One is winding through the hills behind Kingston, which gives you a close-up look at the way of life in the small villages you pass through before coming out to the other side of the island and driving down the coast into Port Antonio. A few more minutes, and you are at Norse Hill Estate. The chef will be ready with your welcoming cocktail.
Arrival at Montego Bay airport is a second option. The drive to Port Antonio is a little longer but the coastal scenery is superb.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 mi.
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