Jamaica villa specialists
on the Rocks, located between Afterglow villa and the Jamaica
Inn in Ocho Rios, has recently completed a fantastic renovation. The
villa has been enlarged and restored to its original beauty. Scotch
on the Rocks sits on a small rise overlooking Sandy Bay in Ocho Rios.
This ocean front 4+ bedroom, 5 bath villa is nestled in a lush tropical,
orchid filled, gardens overlooking the sea. The villa was originally
built by a Scottish lord, The Earl of Mansfield in the early 1950's.
Scotch on the Rocks has beautiful, new travertine flooring throughout
the first floor and original, high polish, mahogany floors in the upstairs.
The villa interior consists of a lovely living room opening onto a
large (24x12) outdoor, covered verandah with comfortable cushioned
wicker seating and beautiful hardwood lounge chairs. This area is perfect
for watching the morning sunrise or evening sunset, or relaxing in
the afternoon with a cool drink. There is an indoor dining room seating
eight and and outdoor dining area which can seat 18 and overlooks the
pool and ocean. The first floor also an outdoor covered game
room (20x12), perfect for cards, puzzles or other board games.
-Master bedroom (18x12) has a
King Bed, indoor seating area, antique writing desk, and an outdoor
porch with table and chair and padded lounge chair. There is a separate
dressing room (6x9) and large private bath with shower and bidet. The
bathroom has a travertine stone floor and natural stone countertops. The Master Bedroom has a 32 inch flat screen TV (cable) and DVD player.
Outdoors the villa is surrounded by multiple level terraces. The upper terrace is covered for dining and outdoor seating, the lower terrace has a fresh water pool and comfortable lounge chairs with luxurious cotton cushions. The pool and verandah both have hidden speakers for outdoor music. There are lighted steps down through the rocks to a large dock with gazebo and ladder into the sea that gives perfect access to a gorgeous sandy swimming area in crystal clear water. The rock cove has a small sandy area that provides an easy entrance into the water for children.
Scotch on the Rocks is a short walk to the Royal Plantation where guests can visit and use the spa, gym and tennis for a small fee.
Scotch on the Rocks or "Scotchie" as the villa is affectionately known, has a caring, capable and pleasant staff of four, composed of butler, cook, caretaker/assistant cook, housekeeper and gardener. They will prepare wonderful meals of your own choice, introduce you to Jamaican cooking and delicacies and generally look after your every need.