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A Barbadian legend since 1887, and the oldest operating hotel in the Caribbean, The Crane Resort effortlessly marries the old-world charm of its past to all the 21st-century amenities and services expected by today’s most discerning travelers.

Enviably located within The Crane Resort, The Crane Private Residences is perfect for long-term island living, offering contemporary residences and penthouses as well as exclusive access to world-class resort amenities and services.

A secluded, low-density development overlooking Barbados’ Skeete’s Bay Beach and Culpepper Island, East Resort has been specially designed to highlight the property’s exclusive location on the 1% of land remaining outside of the island’s protected East Coast.

Encore Residence Club by Crane Resorts is a select community of residence owners who enjoy exclusive access to a lifetime of luxury vacation and second-home experiences, worldwide.

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Second Home

The dream of owning a second home—a place to escape, relax, and create unforgettable memories. Whether you’re looking for a vacation retreat, an investment property, or a place to retire, buying a second home is an exciting endeavor. But before you take the plunge, here are a five things you should consider to ensure that your second home meets your needs and fits your lifestyle.

  • Location, Location, Location

When it comes to real estate, location is everything—and this holds true for second homes as well. Consider what you want out of your second home—is it a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life, or do you want to be close to amenities and attractions?

The Crane Private Residences offers the best of both worlds. Located on Barbados’ stunning Crane Beach, often rated one of the best beaches in the world, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views and tranquility while still being footsteps away from world-class restaurants, shops, and entertainment options.

  • Budget

Before you start your search for a second home, it’s essential to establish a budget. Consider not only the purchase price but also ongoing costs such as maintenance, property taxes, and insurance. The Crane Private Residences offers a range of options to suit different budgets, from luxuriously modern one-bedroom villas to spacious, two-story penthouses. Whatever your budget, there’s sure to be a property that fits your needs.

  • Rental Potential

If you’re buying a second home as an investment property, rental potential is a crucial factor to consider. The Crane Private Residences offer the opportunity for owners to generate rental income while they’re not using their property, with our rental programme. With an experienced on-site rental and property management team to handle bookings, maintenance, and guest services, you can enjoy a hassle-free rental experience and maximise your investment potential.

  • Lifestyle and Amenities

Your second home should complement your lifestyle and provide the amenities you desire. Whether you’re a beach lover, or foodie or an avid golfer, make sure your second home offers the activities and facilities that you enjoy.

Residents at The Crane Private Residences have access to a range of world-class amenities, including multiple swimming pools, a golf simulator, a fitness center, spa, and several on-site dining options. Plus, with Crane Beach right at your doorstep, you can spend your days lounging on the sand or enjoying the crystal-clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Accessibility and Convenience

When choosing a second home, think about how easy it is to get there and how convenient it is to travel back and forth. Consider factors like proximity to the airport, transportation options, and the ease of navigating the area.

Located just a short drive from Grantley Adams International Airport, The Crane Private Residences is easily accessible with daily flights from major cities in North America, Europe, and beyond. Whether you’re coming for a long weekend or an extended stay, getting to your second home is convenient and hassle-free.

Purchasing a second home is a significant decision that requires careful consideration of various factors. At The Crane Private Residences, we understand the importance of finding the perfect second home. With its unparalleled beachfront location, luxurious amenities, and strong investment potential, Crane Private Residences is the ideal choice for your second home in Barbados.

Come experience the beauty and luxury of The Crane Private Residences and make your dream of owning a second home a reality. Contact us at property@thecrane.com today to learn more about owning a slice of paradise.