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Brand New, Very Private, Spectacular Waterfront Location

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Anam Cara offers beachfront privacy and serenity in the very best BVI location!

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Last updated: 06/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Anam Cara Villa is a unique vacation home located directly on the water in Little Bay, South Sound, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands. The Villa's spectacular private waterfront location is in a BVI designated marine sanctuary and near one of the last undeveloped landscapes on Virgin Gorda. The views off the decks and balconies range from looking directly down at sea turtles, various tropical fish and the occasional mantas swimming below to stunning views out to sea with endless waves rolling up on the offshore reef. To the sides and behind you are views of the surrounding mountains and hills of Gorda Peak National Park. Your closest neighbors are the parade of marine life below, pelicans and seabirds above and cows grazing serenely on the distant hillsides.

Anam Cara Villa is comprised of just under 5,000 square feet of tropical modernism architecture spread over two buildings designed for seamless indoor outdoor living. The five bedrooms are all en-suite. The three large master bedroom suites all have king size beds and large spa bathrooms complete with both indoor and outdoor showers, double vanities and soaking bathtubs. Upstairs in the main house are two additional en-suite bedrooms with private balconies directly over the water below. The main floor features a large gourmet kitchen connected to the outdoor living area through large 8ft by 10 ft doors and a unique breakfast bar with an 8ft by 5ft serving window. The kitchen/dining area merges into the living area which has two separate seating areas and stunning sea views. The lower level hosts a media room for watching movies or just hanging out.
Outside living features 12 separate decks and balconies each with it's own unique views. The centerpiece of the outdoor living area is your own resort like horizon edge pool complete with a swim up bar and outdoor sunken kitchen with barbecue. The saltwater pool has both a waterfall and laminar flow water features with fiber optic lighting. Pool lighting colors can be changed with a wireless remote control. All of the indoor and outdoor areas are tiled with natural travertine stone. You can choose to relax on the deck letting the marine and bird life of South Sound entertain you or simply hang out by the pool.

Just a short one mile drive away is the North Sound welcome center and dock where the various free water taxis will take you to the many restaurants, resorts and yacht clubs for drinks, lunch, dinner, shopping, or entertainment. North Sound is a destination unto itself whether it is Biras Creek resort, Bitter End Yacht Club, Saba Rock Resort, Leverick Bay Resort or the new Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Virgin Gorda clubhouse!

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 4800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Virgin Gorda is ideal for family vacations with the various beach and boating activities. The villa pool has a shallow area off to one side. The main pool depth ranges from 3 to 5.5 ft. The beach area below the villa is protected from the ocean waves by the surrounding coral reef. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking allowed only on one of the 12 outdoor deck areas...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

  • Pool Suite: 1 king

    Overlooks the pool, ocean and mountain...moreless

  • Waterfall Suite: 1 king

    Views of the ocean, waterfall, and mountain. ...moreless

  • Ocean Suite: 1 king

    Direct ocean views with large private deck...moreless

  • Upper level Bedroom : 2 twin/ single

    private deck overlooking the sea...moreless

  • Upper level bedroom : 2 twin/ single

    Can be coverted to a king size bed, private seaview deck ...moreless

  • There are three master bedroom suites with king size beds, separate seating areas, large spa bathrooms featuring indoor and private outdoor shower areas and soaking/air massage tubs with water or mountain views. Bedrooms have their own private decks overlooking the sea. The two upper floor bedrooms each have two twin beds, private bathroom with shower and decks with spectacular water views. One of the upper floor bedrooms can be converted to a king size bed as needed. There is also a pull out couch in the living area and a pull out futon upstairs in the reading nook....moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • Bathroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5

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  • Bathroom 6

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  • The villa features six bathrooms, six indoor showers, three private outdoor showers and three bathtubs which are located in the three master bedroom suites spa bathrooms. You can decide if your day calls for a quick rinse in the outdoor shower or a long air massage soak in the tub! ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Arrival, mid week housekeeping is included and daily housekeeping is available, private chefs, massage and spa services can be arranged separately. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    55 inch flat panel TV with wireless sound bar located in the Media room on the lower level ...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    The Villa is located directly on the beach at Little Bay in South Sound. Excellent snorkeling and turtles, pelicans and tropical fish can be seen from the deck of the villa...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The Villa offers great unobstructed views of the surrounding uninhabited mountains and hillside of Gorda National Park. The best of both worlds...the sea in front and mountain views all around. ...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    Little Bay South Sound is protected by an offshore reef that offers both the sights and sounds of the Caribbean Sea rolling up on the reef resulting in clear, calm blue water in front of the villa. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    You can choose to eat in the indoor or outdoor dining areas with seating for 12. The pool deck offer a separate sunken barbeque kitchen area w/ sink and fridge at the swim up pool bar. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Although it is rarely needed since you are facing into the onshore trade winds the villa does have seven separate air conditioning zones as needed with all compressors located outdoors ...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    100% high thread count linens and a variety of pillows to choose from. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Indoor and outdoor living areas with great seaviews, plenty of large windows and three 8ft high doors opening to three separate outdoor and covered deck areas. Separate Media room with large TV....moreless

  • Parking:

    private parking area with plenty of room...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    100% cotton fluffy bathroom and beach towels...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The large gourmet kitchen feature bamboo cabinets, island area with seating, stainless steel appliances, bay window area overlooking the pool and a large 8 ft breakfast bar window with outdoor seats....moreless

  • Microwave:

    under counter microwave in kitchen island ...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Large GE Cafe fridge with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    GE Cafe range with five burners, power boil features, convection oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Each bedrooms have their own private balconey overlooking the sea below....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boating rentals and charters located nearby in North Sound....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    4,000 sq. ft. of travertine tiled and azek decking spread between 12 separate areas offers plenty of choices to accommodate any variety wind, sun, shade and privacy needs. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rentals at various places on the Island...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The flower and cactus gardens are in their first year but growing quickly!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Sunken outdoor kitchen with swim up pool bar, small fridge, bar sink and gas grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Some snorkeling gear is available at the villa. Dive and snorkeling trips available nearby...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Large 33,000 gallon horizon edge salt water pool with swim up bar, fiber optic waterfall and laminar flow water feature, and 2,000 sq ft tiled deck area. LED lighting with remote control color. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer season
Apr 19 - Dec 18, 2015
5 night min stay
$750
Christmas
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay
$2,000
Winter
Jan 3 - Apr 16, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Rates quoted are for 1 to 4 persons, add 15% for 5 to 8 persons and 30% for 9 to 12 persons. There is also a $500 refundable damage deposit. More details and answers to any questions upon inquiry for availability. Christmas New Years holiday 7 day minimum stay applies. Christmas Holiday rate is $2,000 per day with 7 day minimum stay.


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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Virgin Gorda Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
leverick Bay Resort
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
North Sound Express
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hog Heaven
Little Bay
Nearest Beach
At the Villa!

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Little Bay:
It was love at first site when we first ventured off the main road into South Sound. The drive was like nothing we had ever experienced. The road first passes along the waterfront beach with palm trees, then past a horse stable and working farm with cows grazing. At the end of the this short drive we arrived at the unspoiled Virgin Gorda we were seeking. The road opens out onto a stunning sea view facing into the gentle trade winds. We knew we had found our own Caribbean paradise, our 'Anam Cara.' So in 2007 the adventure of building began. Our goal was to create a retreat where families and friends could gather in an unforgettable setting. A place for renewal and sharing. A place for remembering the important things in life like laughter and love. At the same time we wanted to respect and minimize the impact on this very special setting. We were the first house in the BVI to use the environmentally friendly ICF building process. We also wanted to take advantage of the natural cooling and refreshing trade winds in the architectural layout. Other 'green features' include dual grey water recycling systems for the gardens, cool roof technology and other 'green building' systems. All the rain water from the roof is captured for reuse in a large cistern. We wanted to keep the electric usage (and our bill!) low by using energy efficient water systems and lots of LED lighting. There is very little night time light pollution which makes for spectacular star gazing as well. There is no noise pollution as the only sounds are from the birds above and the sea gently rolling along the offshore coral reef.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Anam cara is an Irish language term meaning 'soul friend.' According to Celtic spiritual tradition, the soul shines all around the body like a luminous cloud. When you are very open, appreciative, and trusting with another person, your two souls flow together. This deeply felt bond with another person means you have found your anam cara, or 'Soul Friend.' Your anam cara always beholds your light and beauty, and accepts you for who you truly are. In Celtic spirituality, the anam cara friendship awakens the fullness and mystery of your life. You are joined in an ancient and eternal union with humanity that cuts across all barriers of time, convention, philosophy, and definition. When you are blessed with an anam cara, the Irish believe, you have arrived at that most sacred place: home. We hope that our home in Virgin Gorda will become your own 'Anam Cara'.


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Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • Anam Cara offers beachfront privacy and serenity in the very best BVI location!

    Anam Cara offers beachfront privacy and serenity in the very best BVI location!

  • View of Anam Cara Villa with main house on right and pool suite on left

    View of Anam Cara Villa with main house on right and pool suite on left

  • View of the kitchen island area looking towards indoor dining area on left

    View of the kitchen island area looking towards indoor dining area on left

  • Relax in sun or shade with twelve decks and balconies covering 4,000 sq ft

    Relax in sun or shade with twelve decks and balconies covering 4,000 sq ft

  • Looking down to living room from balcony above

    Looking down to living room from balcony above

  • Ocean suite opens out to private waterfront deck facing into the trade winds

    Ocean suite opens out to private waterfront deck facing into the trade winds

  • Both bedrooms upstairs are ensuite w/ private balconies, converts to king size

    Both bedrooms upstairs are ensuite w/ private balconies, converts to king size

  • All master bedroom suites have large spa baths & both indoor and outdoor showers

    All master bedroom suites have large spa baths & both indoor and outdoor showers

  • View out to the bedroom decks upper floor in the main house open to LR below

    View out to the bedroom decks upper floor in the main house open to LR below

  • Relax and enjoy the view from your deck watch the turtles below & pelicans above

    Relax and enjoy the view from your deck watch the turtles below & pelicans above

  • Waterfall from the horizon edge pool

    Waterfall from the horizon edge pool

  • Pool deck at night, a great place to lay back and view the night sky or swim!

    Pool deck at night, a great place to lay back and view the night sky or swim!

  • You have arrived!

    You have arrived!

  • 8' x 5' window w/ breakfast bar on the deck w/ bar stools for coffee or drinks!

    8' x 5' window w/ breakfast bar on the deck w/ bar stools for coffee or drinks!

  • One of three living room areas offers plenty of room to enjoy the views & breeze

    One of three living room areas offers plenty of room to enjoy the views & breeze

  • Pool Suite Master BR w/ in & outdoor showers, tub, MBR suite below is same size

    Pool Suite Master BR w/ in & outdoor showers, tub, MBR suite below is same size

  • Waterfall suite w/ views of the mountain or the sea, walk in closet and spa bath

    Waterfall suite w/ views of the mountain or the sea, walk in closet and spa bath

  • View from the bed in the waterfall suite with large deck and private balcony

    View from the bed in the waterfall suite with large deck and private balcony

  • Side windows in upstairs bedrooms offering great views and sea breezes w/ deck.

    Side windows in upstairs bedrooms offering great views and sea breezes w/ deck.

  • View from the pool suite with main house on left

    View from the pool suite with main house on left

  • Large horizon edge pool, swim up bar & barbeque with sink and fridge

    Large horizon edge pool, swim up bar & barbeque with sink and fridge

  • Pool suite at night with fiber optic lighting waterfall and laminar fountain.

    Pool suite at night with fiber optic lighting waterfall and laminar fountain.

  • playing on the beach in front of the villa

    playing on the beach in front of the villa

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french
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