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About Villa

More than 50 years ago, a visionary named John Pringle dreamed of turning a magical Jamaican hillside and waterfront into a luxurious retreat and he named it Round Hill. He sat upon the hill, gazed over the deep blue sea and selected the site for his own home, the genesis of what was to become a renowned resort for guests from around the world. Today, that home is Knockando, distinguished by one of the most breathtaking views in the Caribbean.
  • deluxe 5-bedroom private villa atop prestigious Round Hill … plus Olivia's Treehouse*
  • staff of 5: chef, butler, housekeeper, gardener, personal laundress
  • 20' X 40' private pool with pool toys and unique mosaic Chinese dragon design
  • Fiber Optic Internet Cable throughout
  • Game Room with Ping Pong Table and Foosball Table
  • flat screen televisions with full cable programming
  • 2 DVD players, CDs and DVDs for parents and children
  • sound system in living room, dining room, verandah, pool terace
  • excellent chef for all preferences; deluxe Lynx grill for steaks, chops, fish, chicken and lobster
  • accessible: ramp, electric wheelchair, Rascal scooter, 3 zero-entry bathrooms and showers, bench, toilet boosters and grab bars
  • child friendly: wonderful children’s playroom/bedroom... Olivia's Treehouse*
  • complimentary crib, high chair, booster seat
  • nearby nanny’s bedroom and bathroom
  • 2 complimentary four-seat golf carts for transport to beach
  • US $100 cash for non-motorized watersports, compliments of the homeowner
  • Round Hill membership: complimentary use of the new Round Hill gym and $25 daily fee is waived for Knockando guests (paid by the homeowner), complimentary beach, two connecting heated pools for parents & children, jogging trail. For various additional fees: Pineapple Kids Club, gym, tennis, hair salon & spa, afternoon tea, Manager's Cocktail Party, bars & restaurants, gift shops, water sports, Internet room, beach parties Mon-Wed-Fri.
  • Tryall Club membership: complimentary beach, tennis, gym, pool, Hummingbird Kids Club, non-motorized water sports, Internet room, Usain Bolt Games Room for all ages, jogging trail, afternoon tea, and Manager's Cocktail Party every Monday night. For various additional fees: golf, tennis lessons, Happy Hour, hair salon & spa, bars & restaurants, boutique, motorized water sports, and every Thursday Reggae Night on the Beach with live entertainment.

    *NOTE: Tryall Club membership is guaranteed for guests travelling through November 30, 2019. Some villa beach memberships are not guaranteed if travel dates are beyond November 30, 2019. Ask our Villa Specialists if you have any questions.

On floors of cool Jamaican marble in hues of gray, pink, cream and salmon; rich mahogany; high ceilings and lovely antiques ~ Knockando evokes a sense of old Jamaica updated with contemporary comforts and amenities.

The living room opens wide to the heart of the house ~ a 1,300-square-foot verandah with generous seating areas in white canvas on oversize bamboo sofas and chairs under five ceiling fans. At one end of the verandah is a bamboo wet bar, icemaker, fridge and cable television. At the opposite end is a wheelchair-accessible bathroom and gently-ramped path to the pool terrace just below. Home-cooked meals typically are served alfresco on the long verandah. Three other dining areas include the option of an elegant indoor dining room with a 10’ mahogany pedestal table set with Rosenthal, Minton or Royal Worcester china and sterling silver.

Knockando is Gaelic. It refers to the distillery in Speyside, Scotland, renowned as home of the finest single malt scotch in the world.


Maximum desired occupancy is 13 guests. All bathrooms provide hair dryers. All bedrooms and Olivia’s Treehouse feature state-of-the-art remote control air conditioning. All bedrooms offer flat screen cable TV (including Treetops and Treehouse playroom).

Master Bedroom (650 square feet)
Kingsize bed; walk-through dressing room with padded mahogany spindle crib; en-suite bathroom with bidet; large walk-in shower with double showerheads. Adjoins Middle Bedroom to create a convenient parent-child suite on request.

Middle Bedroom
Two queensize beds;  en-suite bathroom with tub-shower combination. Dressing room has interior passage to Master Bedroom via door that may left open or locked in the night for privacy.

*Blue Room (400 square feet)
Kingsize bed; en-suite bathroom with double-sink and wheelchair accessible, newly renovated zero-entry shower with bench. Interior hallway to small room with queensize bed for child,* nanny or other adult. Connecting pocket door may be left open or closed in the night. If occupied, bathroom is shared by all 3 guests.

Kingsize bed in romantic bedroom on very private upper level, parquet floor, walk-in closet, en-suite bathroom with  open-air pink marble shower with sea view. Wraparound wood plank balcony. Gorgeous views on three sides.

The Cottage (400 square feet)
Freestanding building across the lawn. Kingsize bed; sound system; desk; wet bar and fridge; wood plank floors and bookshelves. En-suite-bathroom, booster toilet with side rails, wheelchair accessible zero-entry shower and bench, Jacuzzi bathtub. Excellent accessible accommodation.

Olivia's Treehouse *
Down one flight of stairs and directly under Treetops (good upstairs-downstairs suite for parents and children). Fanciful playroom/bedroom beloved by children. Bunk beds with side rails, twin daybed, and trundle beds for two more. Mounted flatscreen TV, DVD player children’s movies, stuffed animals, books, toys, games, blackboard, little sink and toilet. (Not really in a tree.) The entire property is child-friendly and has baby gates to limit unsupervised access to the pool area.

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5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms

Sleeps 14 People

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Air Conditioning


Children Welcome

Fully Staffed Villa

Golf Available

Handicap Access



Communications: Wireless Internet Access

Beach Club & Resort Membership: Round Hill (inside the gate)

Beach Club & Resort Membership: Tryall Club (outside the gate)

Fitness Equipment: Complimentary use of the new Round Hill Gym

Child Friendly: Connecting Bedroom(s)

Child Friendly: Kids Club Membership

Golf and Tennis: Golf on Site or Nearby

Golf and Tennis: Tennis Nearby

Other: Available for Weddings

Other: Handicap Accessible

Other: Spa on Site or Nearby

Other: Available for Large Groups

Bathrooms: Hair Dryers

Audio: iPod Dock(s)

Child Friendly: Playground Nearby

Bathrooms: Bathrobes

Bathrooms: Jacuzzi

Pool and Sea Area: Poolside Shower

Fitness Equipment: Full Gym Nearby (walk, drive or take golf cart)

Other: Foosball Table

Other: Ping Pong


Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
December 19, 2018 - December 26, 2018
5 7 $3336
December 26, 2018 - January 02, 2019
New Year's
5 7 $3621
January 03, 2019 - April 19, 2019
3 7 $1686
January 03, 2019 - April 19, 2019
4 7 $1829
January 03, 2019 - April 19, 2019
5 7 $2114
April 20, 2019 - April 26, 2019
5 7 $2114
April 27, 2019 - November 22, 2019
3 5 $971
April 27, 2019 - November 22, 2019
4 5 $1114
April 27, 2019 - November 22, 2019
5 5 $1257
November 23, 2019 - November 30, 2019
5 7 $1971
December 01, 2019 - December 14, 2019
3 5 $971
December 01, 2019 - December 14, 2019
4 5 $1114
December 01, 2019 - December 14, 2019
5 5 $1257
December 15, 2019 - December 20, 2019
3 7 $1686
December 15, 2019 - December 20, 2019
4 7 $1829
December 15, 2019 - December 20, 2019
5 7 $2114


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