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Fustic HouseSt Lucy

Minimum stay (nights): 5

  • 7 beds
  • 7 baths
  • Sleeps 14

Beautiful coral stone home set in extensive tropical private grounds, perfect for large family gatherings, special celebrations and weddings.

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Built in the early 18th century, this stately home of coral stone exudes traditional charm. This 11-acre property set in the north of the island, was re-designed between the late 60s and early 70s by celebrated English theatrical designer Oliver Messel for Charles Graves (brother of the poet Robert Graves). This designer's signature style was in making indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly flow together - creating a comfortable and elegant family home of exceptional beauty.

The extensive property is perched on a coral ridge with unforgettable views of the Caribbean coastline, with a park of mahogany trees amidst mature, lush gardens – initially designed by Todd Langstaffe-Gowan, landscape designer for the Royal Palace of Hampton Court; and more recently updated by the owners, avid horticulturalist themselves. The impeccably kept grounds with a koi-filled lotus lake, provide a peaceful oasis to stroll or relax.

The stunning home offers seven luxury suites spread across four separate wings with over 13,000 square feet of living space. The Great House features the master bedroom suite overlooking the Caribbean views and a guest bedroom, library and salon on the upper floor. The main floor offers indoor and courtyard dining areas, and kitchen. The adjoining Messel Wing has two additional suites with a large sun terrace. Connected via pretty pathways the Plantation Wing and the Pavilion are close by but more private. The Plantation Wing contains two large suites featuring private outdoor showers, an open atrium and central sitting court with an exercise/games room. The Pavilion is set in a tropical ravine and offers a further bedroom suite with an outdoor shower, kitchenette and media/reception room. The large reception room boasts a high-tech home cinema. This area is surrounded by wrap-around purple heart wood terracing - with a mahogany tree growing through the west deck.

The natural lagoon-shaped pool which is set in the natural rock cliffside just steps from the Great House, is fed by ionised water – similar to swimming in a natural spring. At night the pool evokes magic with its lights set below. The expansive sun deck adjacent to the pool, is built over the ravine within the trees -like a giant tree house. Picture yourself with the scenic view as your backdrop, tanning or having an aperitif before a sumptuous dinner prepared by chef on staff - Andy Taylor, formally of Lonestar Restaurant and Maddox fame. Fustic House Private Estate, the ideal getaway for large families or groups, offers the finest in Caribbean island living.

Guests have the use of the owner's beachfront Day-House, which is located in Half Moon Fort, just a 5 minute walk from the villa. Here you can relax on the cobblestone patio and enjoy a close up view of the turquoise Caribbean Sea, as you enjoy a tasty lunch prepared by our Fustic House chef, or keep an eagle eye on the horizon for the green flash as the sun sets, sipping a tropical cocktail brought to you by our ever-eager-to-please butler. This beautiful white-sand beach is yours to enjoy, with fantastic swimming and snorkeling just steps away!

A game of boules in the main house gardens is also available at your leisure.

Staff: Estate Manager, Butler, Chef, Cook, Cook/Kitchen Assistant, 3 Housekeepers including a Laundress and assistant

Butler required for party of 10+ guests at an additional cost


  • Air-Conditioned Bedrooms
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Ceiling Fans
  • DVD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Home Theatre
  • Stereo
  • Cable TV
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Guard (24 hours)
  • Security Safe
  • Watersports by request
  • Fitness Room
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Volleyball/Badminton
  • Children's Play Area
  • Croquet
  • Boules
  • Pool Shower
  • Garden
  • Gazebo
  • Terrace
  • Beach Nearby



Heaven on earth! Fantastic views, gardens, weather, house, cinema room, food - I could go on and on! Wonderful attentive care from Fabian, Paula, Andy, Roger, Mark and all the other staff - thank you all for making our stay so memorable.

A unique experience. Wonderful house and gardens. A piece of heaven on earth. Staff make it even more special.

Sublime, relaxing, beautiful holiday, exquisite staff, amazing house. Thank you so much to all, we will be back.

We have had an amazing two weeks at Fustic House! The staff and service has been a dream, fantastic people. Wish you all the best and miss you and Fustic already.

We woke up in heaven… and stayed in heaven for a week. Beautiful, wonderful, amazing, unique, iconic Fustic House. Thank you so very much for a very special week that we will never forget.

Wow! What a week here for our wedding. What a fabulous week spent with friends and family. The staff have been nothing but perfect. Fabian, we will miss you! 

Everything has been amazing! The staff are superb!  thank you for all your help, wonderful to meet you all. Andy the food was out of this world!

Thank you to all at Fustic House for making our time here enjoyable! Fantastic and wonderful gardens, and true hospitality.




Rates shown subject to local taxes


7 Bedrooms (Sleeps 14)

Low season rates from:

Period Per night
10/01/24 to 15/04/24 $5750
16/04/24 to 14/12/24 $4750
15/12/24 to 18/12/24 $5750
19/12/24 to 09/01/25 $8330
10/01/25 to 15/04/25 $5750
16/04/25 to 14/12/25* $4750

*subject to confirmation