To the west and southwest
from Vervain’s gently sloping hillside setting, one sees the island of
Montserrat (35 miles distant) with its active volcano. On a very
clear day, one can see the low islands of Antigua and Barbuda.
Sunrises over the Atlantic are beautiful, as are moonrises with nearly
daylight reflections on the water. To the south on Nevis one
sees Saddle Hill where Lord Horatio Nelson kept a lookout for enemy
ships. Looking up the hill, Mt. Nevis rises gracefully with a
few villas dotting the hillside.
Vervain is located in the
village of Gingerland and, although the house and grounds are very
private, guests will hear the sounds of children and other village
activity. They may also see and hear sheep going across the old stone
bridge to pasture in the morning and coming home in the afternoon.