Oughterson Plantation, a sugar plantation in St. Philip, was known as
Franklin, Sheafe, also Padmore and it was owned by the Franklin family
in the mid 1600s.
The owner of the Oughterson Plantation along
with several slaves belonged to the Gittens family by 1816 at the time
of the Bussa uprising. The property had sustained damage during the
In 1973, the plantation became the Oughterson Zoo. The
property retained the Great House and several outbuildings. The zoo at
the time housed zebras, pythons, alligators, tapirs, green monkeys,
Amazon parrots and other creatures from around the world.
current day Oughterson Plantation and its buildings have been
beautifully transformed into rentals, where you can lie in a hammock
and watch the monkeys at play.
You can rent The Great House Cottage, The View and The Barn.
Visit Oughterson Villas.