Great River Estate is eight miles west of Montego Bay International
Airport. Conveniently located only a few minutes away from Round
Hill, the North Shore of Jamaica’s most elegant hotel and
four miles from Tryall Club with its internationally acclaimed
18 hole championship golf course and other facilities, Great River
Estate is a private community of some twenty villas built on a
hill overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Set in over four acres of gently sloping land and surrounded by
well manicured lawns Great River House commands sweeping views
of the sea. The property has many mature trees including some
fine old pimento trees and citrus together with many flowering
plants and shrubs. The entire property is fenced and entered through
wrought iron entrance gates ensuring complete privacy at all times.
There is a hard surface tennis court with a covered area for spectators
on the western side of the property and a number of attractive
sites for the construction of a guest cottage should extra bedrooms
Designed by one of Delaware’s leading architects for the
original owner, a prominent member of the Dupont family, Great
River House combines a handsome appearance with a practical layout.
The villa is entered through a carved mahogany front door in
to a large living room with views through to the Caribbean Sea.
This in turn leads to an extensive covered terrace so that there
is very much the feeling of indoor/outdoor living which is so
much a part of Jamaican life. A feature of this terrace is a very
attractive two level waterfall at the eastern end. Beyond the
waterfall is the swimming pool and its surrounding deck while
at one end of the pool deck is a very pretty pavilion which can
be used for additional outside dining or a quiet place in which
Four bedrooms each with bathroom en suite are accessed from the
living room area with three bedrooms on the west side and the
master bedroom on the east side. The fifth bedroom is on a lower
level next to a games area and ideally located for children. There
is a very well equipped kitchen and a staff area with two bedrooms
and one bathroom. There is also a garage adjoining the staff area.
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