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White Sands Retreat - Beachside at Beacon Hill

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Last updated: 10/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Beacon Hill cottage description

White Sands Retreat (aka “Bowie Place”) is a private 2 bedroom 1 bath cottage just 50 yards from Simpson Bay Beach on Dutch Sint Maarten. Located in a neighborhood of other private homes where your privacy is assured. You are renting the exclusive and private use of the entire property.

The spacious cottage has been updated and is equipped with modern appliances. High Season stays now INCLUDE free on-site WiFi and internet access. The property features a one minute walk to the beautiful two mile plus long pristine Simpson Bay beach, secure parking and an onsite caretaker. This spectacular beach has no ocean undertow, gentle waves for swimming and soft pearl white sand. You can walk the entire length of our beach and visit the small beach cafes and restaurants.

You can stay in or go out and enjoy all the island activities that are very nearby like world class restaurants, night clubs, beach bars and casinos.

You are booking directly with the owner, so our rates are extremely low for beach side accommodations.

Accommodation details:

Two private bedrooms with queen size beds and choice of firm or plush mattress. Each bright and airy bedroom has individual controlled air conditioning, dresser with mirror, closet, personal room safe and share a full bath with large walk-in shower. Both are supplied with fresh towels and all linens.

There is an air conditioned full size living room with cable TV, DVD player and stereo. The dinning room seats six at a casual round table with tropical inspired designer place settings.

The kitchen has a full size gas range & oven, microwave, dishwasher and full size refrigerator with automatic ice maker. There is a full supply of gourmet pots & pans, designer plates, glasses, tableware, cooking utensils, as well as toaster, blender and drip coffee maker.

The back deck is partially covered and has an additional table and chairs. For the outdoor chief there is a stainless steel four burner gas BBQ grill. The front porch is a great place to sip your morning coffee or enjoy your end of day cocktail.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

                  • Orchid Bedroom: 1 queen

                    Pillow top mattress....moreless

                  • Blue Hibiscus Bedroom: 1 queen

                    Firm mattress....moreless

                  • Queen size bed in each bedroom. One pillow top and one firm bed to choose from....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                    Large walk-in shower...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    We have our own lending library....moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Board games and cards available....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Local cable TV included in High Season rates. Optional additional charge in Low Season....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Beachfront:

                        The property features a one minute walk to the beautiful two mile plus long pristine Simpson Bay beach. This spectacular beach has no ocean undertow, gentle waves for swimming and soft pearl white sand. You can walk the entire length of our beach and visit the small beach cafes and restaurants....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        All rooms (except bath) have A/C....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet:

                        Free internet with Wi-Fi included in High Season rates. 3 GB of data for each week rented. Optional additional charge in Low Season....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        All linens/bedding provided....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Full size living room that seats up to 8 in tropical inspired comfort....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Off street parking behind the property gate....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Private parking behind secure gate....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bath and beach towels provided....moreless

                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Drip coffee maker....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        There is a full supply of gourmet pots & pans, designer plates, glasses, talbleware and cooking utensils....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Full kitchen with full size stove and oven....moreless

                      • Microwave

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Back deck for BBQ and dinning....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Coconut palms and tropical plants surround the cottage....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Gas BBQ grill....moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        Front porch with chairs. Great place for morning coffee and end of day drinks....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Low Season 2014
                          Apr 12 - Nov 30, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $795

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

                          High Season 2014
                          Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,095

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

                          Christmas 2014
                          Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,550
                          flat fee
                          New Years 2015
                          Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,550
                          flat fee
                          High Season 2015
                          Jan 3 - Apr 30, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,095

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Rates are based upon time of year and number of guests/bedrooms occupied. One bedroom rate is for 1 to 2 persons. Two bedrooms rate is for 2 to 4 persons. PLEASE NOTE: The additional "per person" rate is added to the weekly rate to get the TOTAL RATE FOR SECOND BEDROOM. It is not a "per person" add-on but an add-on for renting the second bedroom. Example: Winter 2 bedroom (4 person) rate is $1350.

                          A $295 non-refundable deposit for up to a 2 week booking and $600 for longer bookings is due within 2 days of booking and your reservation is only confirmed upon receipt of this deposit. The balance is due at least 45 days prior to arrival date (60 days on long term bookings). If booking is made less than 45 days prior to arrival then the total fees are due to confirm your reservation.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/27/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Princess Juliana International Airport
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Sunset Beach Bar & Grill
                          2.5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Mullet Bay
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Sunset Bar & Grill
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Simpson Bay Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          White Sands Retreat (aka “Bowie Place”) is a private 2 bedroom 1 bath cottage just 50 yards from Simpson Bay Beach on Dutch Sint Maarten. Located in a neighborhood of other private homes where your privacy is assured. You are renting the exclusive and private use of the entire property.

                          The spacious cottage has been updated and is equipped with modern appliances. High Season stays now INCLUDE on-site free WiFi and internet access. The property features a one minute walk to the beautiful two mile plus long pristine Simpson Bay beach, secure parking and an onsite caretaker. This spectacular beach has no ocean undertow, gentle waves for swimming and soft pearl white sand. You can walk the entire length of our beach and visit the small beach cafes and restaurants.

                          You can stay in or go out and enjoy all the island activities that are very nearby like world class restaurants, night clubs, beach bars and casinos.

                          You are booking directly with the owner, so our rates are extremely low for beach side accommodations.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: Have lived in Florida for 40 years now and traveled to St. Maarten over the last 25 years.

                          Why the Owner Chose Beacon Hill:
                          After traveling throughout the Caribbean since the early '80s I found St. Maarten to be the best location. I have owed multiple timeshares but sold them all off and bought this home. So much better to truly own a vacation home. Will retire here someday.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Besides all the island has to offer, and all the beach has to offer and all the friendly locals. It can just be the best thing to sit on the front porch with a glass of wine in the evening and listen to the distant soft sound of the waves on the beach. Priceless.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english
                           

                          Photos

                          • Front view from street.

                            Front view from street.

                          • From the front gate to Simpson Bay Beach is just 50 yards.

                            From the front gate to Simpson Bay Beach is just 50 yards.

                          • Front porch for morning coffee or evening cocktails.

                            Front porch for morning coffee or evening cocktails.

                          • Living room.

                            Living room.

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Blue Hibiscus bedroom.

                            Blue Hibiscus bedroom.

                          • Personal programmable electronic digital safe.

                            Personal programmable electronic digital safe.

                          • Orchid bed.

                            Orchid bed.

                          • Back deck with table & chairs.

                            Back deck with table & chairs.

                          • Beach equipment for your use.

                            Beach equipment for your use.

                          • Simpson Bay Beach. Two mile long white sand beach.

                            Simpson Bay Beach. Two mile long white sand beach.

                          • Secure front gate and private parking.

                            Secure front gate and private parking.

                          • Coconut palms and front gardens.

                            Coconut palms and front gardens.

                          • Dinning room.

                            Dinning room.

                          • Kitchen view

                            Kitchen view

                          • Blue Hibiscus bed.

                            Blue Hibiscus bed.

                          • Orchid bedroom.

                            Orchid bedroom.

                          • Ready for dinner??

                            Ready for dinner??

                          • Back deck with gas BBQ grill.

                            Back deck with gas BBQ grill.

                          VRBO #431479

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Monday, October 27, 2014

                          $795 - $1,095 per week (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 10/27/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 10/27/2014
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