Chattel House

A trip to Barbados, Grenada, Carriacou and a few other Caribbean islands will reveal a small wooden house sitting on a rocky foundation. This type of house is called a chattel house. In the Caribbean, the chattel house is a symbol of freedom, innovation and home ownership. Central to the theme of the chattel house was…

Chattel House Gallery

The Chattel House Gallery is a wonderful collection of photos of chattel houses and other unique Caribbean architectural structures. As you view these photos, please pay close attention to the unique features of each home. The vibrant colours, wooden window hoods and windows, jalousies and fretwork are some of the fine details that add to…