Portico 1 is an impressive beachfront property that offers 3-bedrooms and 3,500 sq. ft. of living space featuring cutting edge finishes, luxurious furnishings, and outstanding amenities. The apartment features a 40 ft. wide private terrace with a plunge pool and glass balustrade, providing unparalleled views of the ocean. Enjoy the private gym and sauna, 80 ft. lap pool, and direct beach access from the large split-level terrace.
Winner of 3 prestigious, 5 star International Property Awards, for Best Architecture, Best Development, and Best Apartment in the Caribbean. Portico 1 is distinguished by its outstanding finishes, revolutionary design, and modern take on island living. Located on the serene and picturesque Prospect Bay Beach in St. James Barbados, Portico stands as a true personification of sophistication and state-of-the-art living that is distinct from any other residential development on the island’s west coast.
The development’s extraordinary architecture makes way for a lifestyle that will be enjoyed by a select few; with just 2 units on each of the 5 floors, owners are sure to enjoy a level of privacy and exclusivity unparalleled on the island. The tropical modern style was conceptualized to merge the interior living space with the property’s stunning environs; glass balustrades and ample windows offer uninterrupted views of the stunning Caribbean Sea.
The remarkable lifestyle that Portico 1 offers will undoubtedly surpass expectations, with an impressive array of amenities, five-star concierge services, and steadfast dedication to both personal and environmental well-being. The uniqueness of Portico extends beyond its architecture and indulgent lifestyle. Its facilities are nothing short of spectacular, ensuring residences the best that innovation has to offer.
The residences – 10 luxurious units featuring 3,500 sq. ft. of living and breathing space • 3 exceptional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and spacious walk-in closets • master features double glass doors opening to private terraces and views of the Caribbean sea • fully-equipped open-plan kitchens • spacious living areas luxuriously appointed with marble floors in ivory coloured antique finish • terrace with uninterrupted glass-fronted balustrade and frameless sliding glass doors • heated Jacuzzis • underground parking • 70 sq. ft. storage and wine facilities • separate staff-lunch area, including changing rooms, lockers, bathroom and shower facilities.
Penthouse apartments include; additional 1,500 sq. ft. private roof terrace with breath-taking 360 views, private pool, entertaining area, and lush landscaping • garden apartments feature additional 1,500 sq. ft. of private gardens and sun terrace
Architecture – Contemporary design unique to the West coast • creative fusion of modern and traditional architecture with glass, marble, and hand-crafted cedar finishes • striking atrium with 60° glass curtain wall, magnificent water feature, kinetic hanging sculpture, state of the art glass bridge entrance and marble stairway • glass-front elevator overlooking the Caribbean sea
Location – Situated between Sandy Lane and Four Seasons Hotel on 15 ft. bluff, overlooking the Caribbean sea • located opposite one of the island’s best diving reefs featuring the Stavronikita, a 365 ft. sunken wreck in 120 ft. of water • beautiful beach walk with green monkey natural habitat • 10 minutes North of the vibrant capital Bridgetown • 10 minutes South of the chic and historic Holetown district • close to shopping, groceries, and medical services • near to nightlife and world-class restaurants
Finishes – NEFF (Canada) kitchen • sanitary ware by Villeroy and Boch • Cambria quartz countertops • marble tiling throughout • handmade solid cedar door and window frames • cedar closets • glass mosaic tiling in pool areas • double-glazed tempered glass used throughout • Dornbracht • ‘Jason’ Hydrotherapy air and whirlpool combination tubs with chromotherapy lighting • integral air-conditioning systems • ambient cove lighting
Technology – Dedicated and secure GPX phone system with half-mile range • wireless cat 5 Bluetooth Internet • 5.1 Surround Sound Theatre System • Audiophile quality sound system • sound and lighting control panels • light sensors
Amenities – Cybex fitness centre with panoramic sea views, audio-visual entertainment system, and air-conditioning • luxurious changing rooms, showers and sauna • 85-ft heated infinity-edge lap pool with tempered glass and mosaic tile finishes • sunbathing deck • private access gate to prospect beach
Lifestyle – Five-star concierge service available offering the ultimate in luxurious, care-free living • housekeeping services • private chefs and catering • chauffeurs • childcare and babysitting • excursion planning including island tours, tee times, and sailing expeditions • tickets to cultural, social and sporting events • dining reservations • event planning • regional travel planning by air or sea
Security – 24-hour security staff with first-aid training and dedicated security desk • multi-location passive infrared CCTV system with non-intrusive monitoring • keypad and swipe card security access • camera integrated intercom system for apartment entry • intrusion detection (entry and glass) • remote locking garage door system for vehicle access to underground car park • comprehensive smoke and fire detection • two elevators designed to function during emergencies on a back-up system
Well-being – Structure and glass atrium built to withstand 130mph winds and missiles of category 3 • buildings are fully accessible by disabled persons including pool areas • sound-absorbing Proflex layer between floors • Quietpipe insulation on all piping to eliminate noise • 24-hour property management response service • dedicated water and power emergency supply • discreet garbage chutes • water softener systems for both kitchens and bathrooms
Eco-friendly innovation – The building design maximises use of natural light and cool breezes • vantage lighting control system and sensors • energy-efficient bulbs used throughout development • tinted and double glazed windows to reduce heat and noise • Toshiba SMMS (variable refrigerant flow) air-conditioning system utilising 50% less energy per annum • heat insulators on the roof • solar panel heated pools • programmable water heaters • onsite wastewater treatment and underground rainwater collection facility for irrigation • glass and plastic recycling collection • considerable resources dedicated to preserving 2, 80-year-old oceanfront Mahogany trees • extensive landscaping.
Equipped with Apple TV
Closest beach (beachfront): Batts Rock
No children under 12 allowed.
Portico 1 is a beachfront holiday rental. It should be noted that beaches change their shape and size from day to day, week to week, and month to month, mainly as a response to seasonal waves, currents and tides. Every effort has been made to depict the beach in front of this property, but temporary changes may occur.