House in St. James, is one of the most famous homes in Barbados as each
March, it hosts Holders Season, considered "the Premiere Performing
Arts Festival of the West Indies."
south of the Sandy Lane Hotel, sits on five acres of land, is a
traditional plantation house approximately 300 years old and its vast
fields which grew sugar cane and may have grow tobacco or cotton crops
Currently Holders House is privately
owned, however the property can be rented throughout the year. The
property also has a pool, garden and great views of the Caribbean Sea
as it sits on a hill.
The home has more than 5 bedrooms, some
ensuite. The dining room seats 16. Near the pool, and under a
gazebo, there is dining for 12.
The first polo field
to be built in Barbados is situated at Holders. Polo holiday packages
are available for both resident and non-resident. There are currently
four polo fields in Barbados, located at Holders: Lion Castle, Water
Hall and Clifton.
Polo is played to a high level in
Barbados, with several first-class matches between the Barbados team
and visiting international teams throughout the year.
House is available for rental throughout the year, but polo is only
available from January through May each year, with major tournaments
being played in March.