'Urickea'   -   It's Exactly What You Need!

Air access to St. Helena, South Atlantic Ocean, operates weekly with flights from Johannesburg, South Africa, to the Island's international airport. 

We are now taking bookings for our Self-Catering Accomodation, located off Napoleon Street, in the "heart" of Jamestown; it is 'The Perfect Getaway' for short or longer stays on the Island.  Contact the owner for more details on flights and bookings.

'URICKEA' is over 200 years old, is a spacious two storey, detached holiday home. Refurbished to a very high standard and very well equipped with all modern facilities & very comfortable. 

Well located in the lower part of town, situated off the famous, Napoleon Street, is ideal & very convenient for shopping, the bank, internet hot spots, travel & tourist offices, the market, the museum, the seafront coffee house serving breakfast, lunch & fresh St.Helenian coffee, town bars, cafes, takeaways & restaurants, the seafront swimming pool and the most popular seafront bar, "Donny's".  

Urickea is only a short walking distance from the sea front, with Jacob's ladder towering and consisting of 699 steps, each an 11 inch rise, is in sight if you care to venture a climb! 

The property features:

3  comfortable bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people.  

Off road parking for vehicles.

The property has ground and first floor verandas.

An enclosed court yard area with table & chairs, & a BBQ

All bed linen provided 

Non smoking, no pets,

Hair dryer & towels provided

Iron & ironing board



LOUNGE: comfortably furnished with a sofa, armchairs, footstool, TV/DVD combination, Radio/CD player. There is a selection of reading material and board games which you are welcome to use during your stay; the front door leads to the veranda; There is an information and visitors folder for your perusal.  

DINING ROOM: furnished with a large dining table & chairs seating 6 adults comfortably. Dresser/storage cupboard space. A comfortable easy chair is provided for that extra comfort.

KITCHEN: very well equipped, including electric double oven cooker,  2 x refridgerators, microwave, electric kettle and toaster. The rear door leads to the court yard.

COURT YARD:  enclosed area with outdoor table & chairs & a BBQ for your use. There is also a toilet for your convenience!

STAIRS TO LANDING: gives access to all bedrooms, bathroom & upstairs veranda.

                                                FIRST FLOOR

BEDROOM 1: MASTERBEDROOM - a spacious, lovely room, very comfortable, furnished with a King size pine bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe, dresser & two easy chairs. Here you can sit & have some quiet time, relax with a coffee or simply catch up on your reading.  Windows overlook the side & private 'woodlands' including local mango trees to the rear of the property.

BEDROOM 2: to the front of the property, furnished with 2 full size single pine beds, bedside cabinets, wardrobe & dresser, timbered flooring.

BEDROOM 3: has 2 full size single pine beds, bedside cabinets & combination wardrobe/dresser. This room is at the rear of the property & overlooks private woodlands to include local mango trees; has timbered flooring.  

BATHROOM: very spacious bathroom consists of a bath, toilet, seperate shower cubicle with a mixer shower & wash hand basin. Running hot water provided by solar panel heating with a backup emersion.

VERANDA:  1st floor level - aligning the entire frontage of the property; timbered flooring with chairs providing that little extra comfort to relax, whether you are having afternoon tea or just sipping that fabulous gin & tonic! Its exactly what you you need - perfect! There is also a ground floor level veranda leading from the lounge.


Rental cost @ £80.00 per night for the house itself if rented to one person or can be up to two persons sharing (eg; husband and wife or partners).  This rental includes water, electricity, local  phone calls. Extra costs for airport transfers on arrival/departure, if required. You will need to let the owner know at time of booking.

3 adults or more, up to a max of 6 adults, rental is £40 per person per night, includes water, electricity, local phone calls. Extra costs for airport transfers on arrival/departure. You will need to let the owner at time of booking if required.


The property accommodates and sleeps up to 6 people comfortably, with fresh bedlinen, towels, hairdryer, provided for your stay.

A comfortable, king size, solid pine bed, awaits you in the masterbedroom, and 2 single full size pine beds in bedrooms 2 and 3.

'Urickea' boasts of being very well equipped for self-catering.

Hired cars can be arranged on your behalf prior to arrival. Ask for details.  All payments made directly with hire car company before your departure.


Inventory Deposit of £100  is refunded within 14 days of departure pending property inspection for breakages/damages/repairs/unpaid bills. Reasonable wear & tear excluded. Terms & Conditions for renting apply.

Cancellation Fees:

within 8 weeks of arriving may receive 50% of balance paid except the 25% non returnable deposit

within 4 weeks of arriving may receive 25% of balance paid except the 25% non returnable deposit

within 3 weeks non return of balance or deposit; owner reserves the right to retain all monies paid to avoid any financial loss 


There is no interent service at Urickea. If you require internet wifi access it is best to purchase a voucher from any one of the internet "hot spots" in town, such as Anns Place, The Consulate, St Helena Coffee House on the sea front. Cost in the region of £3.30 per 30 mins -have a coffee or a beer at the same time!  Check out the information on provider's website www.suresouthatlantic.com


The house phone will only receive incoming local & international calls. Outgoing LOCAL calls only can be made.  

If there is anything else you require during your stay please do let the owner know and he will assist to help make  your stay enjoyable!

Accomodation transfers on arrival/departures - are extra costs. Please let the owner know if you require this service.



SMOKING is not permitted on the premises, to include the grounds.

Sorry PETS are not allowed.


Only those persons listed on the booking form may occupy the property.

Regretably the property is not accessable or suitable for persons using wheelchairs or who are unable to negoiate the internal stairs to the 1st floor.

TV - service; very expensive with local provider. If you require this service please let the owner know at time of booking and it will be set up for you, but it will be extra costs to provide this service.  


A 25% - non returnable deposit of the rental cost is required within 2 days of booking to secure a reservation. Balance & inventory payments expected 90 working days prior to arrival on the Island and occupancy of the property. Terms & Conditions for rental apply and will be sent to you with the booking form.

CONTACT for bookings/availibility/enquries: Patrick Thomas,     

Owner & Managing Director of Urickea Self Catering Rentals

By phone: +44 (0)7496 013 605

best by E-mail:  jackyandpat@hotmail.com