‘Celebrate every accomplishment’ are words that have been echoing in my head for the past recent years. It’s been customary that after one project or accomplishment I just move on to the next out of sheer busyness. Ever so often I said I would actually share with the world the story of Adehya’s evolution but then the right time never came around because frankly I procrastinated or thought the timing wasn’t right. Having recently completed its 3rd round of renovations (or rather minor touch-ups in this case) a sense of pride washed over me earlier this week as I stood in awe of a bathroom wall piece I created. It seemed like an appropriate time to allow myself to finally sit back and share a visual representation of our Before and Afters! I remember the day like it was yesterday! Back in late 2014, My dad asked myself and Cisco to drive down to Silver Sands to look at a property and see if it had any potential. This is an exercise we do from time to time, looking at land and property, and more often than not they turn out to be duds. But the first time we saw Rudoline Villa (as it was formerly called) we knew it had massive potential!
For me, It helped that my summers consisted of coming to Silver Sands every weekend when my dad would go to bird bush and I have fond memories! Since then I have always loved the community. Content that we could turn it into ‘something’ we purchased the villa as our first main renovation project. We sat on it and thought for a few months what we would want to change. Bear in mind that I didn’t know anything about building or renovating back then and I still know little to nothing about construction now, Adehya was mostly built on just dreams and ideas we had in our head.
As a joint effort, sometimes I tend to forget what I bring to the table, or in not trying to come across too boastful I have a tendency to downplay successes. Since we have opened our doors as a villa rental (and Airbnb) in mid-2016 we have welcomed dozens if not possibly hundreds of guests at this point to mostly overwhelmingly favorable reviews. Not to goat mout (yes that’s the phrasing in Jamaica) or jinx it, as I do genuinely hope that it becomes that little slice of paradise for hundreds more to come. Adehya, a name I came up with, is a combination of the words A- Deh – Ya, which literally means “I’ve arrived”. If we have ever had the pleasure of hosting you, or for any future guests that we may welcome I’d say to you ‘Yes my friend, indeed you have’. Welcome to our humble vacation abode, which is much more than just brick and mortar, it’s been a labor of love for us.
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