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Comfortable Bali Bed- perfect place to read a book and nap


Last updated: 11/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Located on a ridge 300 ft. above town, the newly built Outrigger House affords views of the mesmerizing Charlotte Amalie harbor with cruise ships, yachts, marine ports, downtown and the neighboring Water & Hassel islands' vistas.

Construction of Outrigger House began in 2012. A lot of thought and planning took place in the building process. Renowned Caribbean Architect, Michael Helm, & Interior Design Specialist, Twila Wilson, teamed up in this project to ensure that your stay is a pleasant & memorable one. Caribbean breezes will flow through the many open spaces throughout the property keeping the house at a comfortable cool temperature.

This property is replacing the former St. Thomas Archbishop's home which had a frail wood structure unable to withstand the passing of Hurricane Marilyn in 1995. Most of the stone walls located in the landscape remain untouched. The 1.05 acre property was bought by the current owners in 2008 & almost immediately native trees & flowers were planted in the perimeter where the main house used to be. Today, you will be able to enjoy some of the fruits from the old & new trees: seasonal mangoes (May through Sept), & all year round papayas, bananas & passion fruit among others.

The 4 post king size beds, night stands, kitchen cabinetry, tables, shelves, handrails, stairs, windows & door frames are made and crafted using local mahogany wood. Outdoor furniture is mostly teak, including a nicely cushioned Bali Bed with lots of pillows located in the Veranda.

There are 4 equal sized Master Bedrooms--1 of the Master Bedrooms is located on the ground floor with easy access (no steps) and the remaining 3 Master Bedrooms are located in the upper level. Everyone will have the best bedroom. There is also a studio apartment below with a queen size bed, mini kitchen and AC. There is also a powder room (toilet & wash bowl) conveniently located on the ground floor.

All 4 Master Bedrooms have wall mounted air conditioning units, have a King Size Bed, Wi-Fi, Wall mounted HDTV, In-suite bathroom (toilet & easy step in shower) with his & hers washbowls, spacious walk-in closets, private balcony with Harbor & Town vistas & i-Phone docking station with Digital Radio Alarm Clock.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a 6 burner Viking gas stove / oven, a French style refrigerator / freezer, dishwasher, espresso & regular coffee maker, microwave, toaster, blender & much more. It also has a breakfast nook with pool & harbor views as well as a wet bar (ice maker, wine cooler, wine rack & sink) which is also accessible from the outdoor Terrace & Pool areas.

Yes! There is an infinity edge solar heated pool from where you will enjoy Harbor and Town vistas as well as cruise ships' sunrise arrivals & sundown departures mimicking beautiful giant sized floating lit up birthday cakes. Wi-Fi is also available in the pool area.

The Family Room area is located in the upper level and equipped with a big screen HDTV with Satellite & Blu-Ray / DVD player.

The living room is a comfortable seating area with 25 ft. high ceilings good for lounging or leisure reading while listening to your favorite music playing on the Bose sound system with an i-Phone docking station to play your favorites and a CD player with a 50 page album stocked with a wide variety of music choices.

The dining room table accommodates 8 adults and there is also plenty of outside seating in the 75 ft. long veranda, including a picnic table. A list of private chefs and catering services are available from owners.

A big Terrace / Picnic area is perfect for weddings, birthdays & other celebrations & will lure those guests who enjoy Barbecuing. There is a Weber grill, a Picnic Table & several enchanting seating pockets......all nestled among the lush bamboo as well as the hibiscus and orchids' landscape. Wi-Fi is also available in the Terrace / Picnic area.

A 'M'Ocean' Studio is also available below the pool deck with its private bathroom (powder room) equipped with dumbbells, yoga mats & Pilates exercise balls, and, of course, with a large window facing the harbor.

And to ensure that you have uninterrupted electrical power, Outrigger House has its own Generator with an automatic transfer switch.

Outrigger House is located in an exclusive residential area and has its own private electronic gated entrance with a spacious parking area which can accommodate up to 6 cars.

Outrigger House's location provides easy & close access to historic downtown, waterfront, French Town, duty free shopping, beaches, golf course, sea aquarium, butterfly garden, water sports, Sky Ride, fine dining, ferry & seaplane docks & airport.

Come visit and be among the first guests to experience the comfortable, relaxing & luxurious ambiance at the Outrigger House!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    AC, Sat TV, WIFI...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    AC, Sat TV, WIFI...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    AC, Sat TV, WIFI...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    AC, Sat TV, WIFI...moreless

  • All 4 Master Bedrooms are equal in size. King size 4 poster mahogany beds, air conditioned, in suite bathrooms with his & her washbowls, walk-in closet, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi, screened windows & French doors to large porch and curtains to control light. Studio apartment below house with Queen size bed, ceiling fan, kitchenette, Bathroom, AC & front patio....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    Powder room (toilet & wash bowl) located in ground level...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet

    Powder Room (toilet & wash bowl) located below Pool Deck...moreless

  • All 4 of the in suite bathrooms in the Master Rooms are equal but with different glass tile colors. All have mahogany vanities, his & her wash bowls, harbor & town view and a walk in shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Renting a car is highly recommendable so that you can easily get around and get to see & enjoy more of our Paradise. Avis & Hertz Car Rental have locations within the airport premises. After you have picked up your rental car follow the directions to the house from our Welcome package and we will meet you at the house. If you chose not to rent a car, there are plenty of taxis at the airport who can transport you to Outrigger House. There is a company that can bring groceries to the house for you if you don't feel like going to the store yourself. This information will be in the Welcome package . Catering and Chef services are also available on island. The same goes for massage therapist and fitness trainer. Ask the owner for recommendations. Should you want housekeeping service and / or need a Nanny, please let the owner know. This is also available at an additional fee....moreless


  • Books:

    Lots of interesting books to choose from in our Library...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Sony CD Player hooked up to the Bose sound system stocked with a wide variety of CD's for guests' enjoyment. It also has a docking station for your i-Phone to play your favorites. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Dominoes, scrabble, cards, Dhinese checkers...moreless

  • Music Library:

    A hundred CD's to choose from....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Hundreds of Satellite channels plus lots of music...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Living room has Bose stereo sound system with docking station for your i-Phone and a Sony CD Player...moreless

  • Television:

    Wall mounted large Satellite TV in each of the Master Bedrooms and one in the Family Room...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many family films to choose from....moreless


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Formal Mahogany Dining Table for 8 inside the house behind french doors or choose the colorful picnic table on exterior veranda, or dine on the picnic table on the upper pool deck next to the BBQ....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom has its own wall mounted quiet units as well as Hunter ceiling fans in all bedrooms and bathrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Below the house is a room fitted with dumbells and yoga mats....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi in all 4 Master Bedrooms, picnic terrace & pool deck. Hard wire internet connection available, just bring your laptop!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    25 ft. high ceiling with 4 Big Hunter ceiling fans and lots of french doors and windows to allow cool Caribbean breezes flow...moreless

  • Parking:

    Gated private parking for up to 6 vehicles....moreless

  • Telephone:

    For local calls and to control main electronic gate & man gate at the front entrance of the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen:

    Large kitchen fully furnished--Viking gas range with 6 burners & oven, French style fridge, dishwasher, wine cooler, ice maker, wine rack, espresso & coffee maker, toaster, microwave, blender, etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    2.0 cu ft...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked spices' rack, bottled seasonings, Caribbean hot sauces, oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, brown sugar, coffee, tea...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    French style with bottom drawer freezer / ice maker ...moreless

  • Stove:

    36' Viking gas range--6 burners...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Large 4 slice...moreless


  • Balcony:

    There is a 75 ft. long veranda that wraps the south side of the house with lots of outdoor seating and a Bali bed!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    With a big picnic table and several other seating pockets....perfect for weddings, birthdays & other celebrations....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifully landscaped with a variety of local hibiscus, firecraker, alamanda, birds of paradise, ixora, bromelias, orchids, Moringa, papaya, mangoes & banana trees and much more for your enjoyment...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber gas grill...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Infinity edge pool with corner seats and best view on island....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Summer 2
May 1 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay

Winter 2
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 12%

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3.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cyril E. King Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sib's Restaurant & Bar
2.8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Edward Blyden Marine Terminal (Waterfront in Town)
2.9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mahogany Run Golf Course
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mafolie Hotel & Restaurant
3.9 Miles
Nearest Beach
Magens Beach

Car: Recommended

Aside from its privileged location seating on a ridge 300 ft above the Charlotte Amalie harbor offering magnificent vistas and cool Caribbean breeze, the Outrigger House's proximity to ALL attractions on island make it very easy for guests to get around.

You are 10 minutes away from Magen's Beach, 15 minutes away from Hull Bay, 5 minutes away from Historic Charlotte Amalie Downtown & duty free shops, 10 minutes away from French Town for fine dining, 5 minutes away from Waterfront shops, restaurants & ferry dock offering same day affordable round trip to the neighboring British Virgin Island of Tortola , 20 minutes away from the Sea Aquarium where you will soon be able to swim with the dolphins, 10 minutes away from the tree canopy zip line, 10 minutes away from Haven Sight Mall where you can sign up for para-sailing and other fun water sports, 15 minutes away from groceries stores, pharmacies, gas stations and airport and many more attractions.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Steve and Maria Lammens live in St. Thomas where Maria is a Dance & Fitness Instructor and Steve is President of a Construction Company. They have spent the last 1 1/2 years building the dream home in Paradise for the enjoyment of their guests.

Why the Owner Chose Charlotte Amalie:
This property is special--the location has breathtaking vistas and it has a little history. Before the hurricanes of 1989 (Hugo) and 1995 (Marilyn), it was the Catholic Bishop's home. In 2008 Steve and Maria bought the property and it still has some of the old walkways through the lush trees on the 1+ acre property that were used for quiet moments.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You will enjoy the harbor, neighboring islands & town views from the seat in the corner of the pool and just about anywhere you are in the house. Also, watch for the parrots that fly around the property or walk through the fruit trees planted on the property to pick your limes, mangoes and 'carambolas' (star fruit). Or simply relax on one of several decks with terrific views and gentle breezes. Outrigger House's proximity to all attractions (beaches, water sports, historic downtown, duty free shopping, fine dining, golf course, tree top canopy tours, sight seeing, ferry dock, airport & more) make it easy for guests to get around.

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  • Comfortable Bali Bed- perfect place to read a book and nap

    Comfortable Bali Bed- perfect place to read a book and nap

  • Pool deck

    Pool deck

  • Bedroom no. 3

    Bedroom no. 3

  • Bathroom in bedroom no. 2 and mahogany cabinets

    Bathroom in bedroom no. 2 and mahogany cabinets

  • Living room and mahogany handrails and stairs

    Living room and mahogany handrails and stairs

  • Formal dining room table for eight

    Formal dining room table for eight

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Breezy outdoor seating

    Breezy outdoor seating

  • Water level view of pool deck.

    Water level view of pool deck.

  • Plenty of colorful flowers to put on your table

    Plenty of colorful flowers to put on your table

  • Entrance foyer

    Entrance foyer

  • Exterior electronic gate and view of the house

    Exterior electronic gate and view of the house

  • Enchanting entrance to Outrigger House

    Enchanting entrance to Outrigger House

  • Sunset over the pool

    Sunset over the pool

  • Bathroom for bedroom no. 3

    Bathroom for bedroom no. 3

  • Living room and 'Outrigger Canoe' hung from ceiling

    Living room and 'Outrigger Canoe' hung from ceiling

  • Colorful kitchen and dining area

    Colorful kitchen and dining area

  • Breakfast nook

    Breakfast nook

  • Upper pool deck and outdoor dining under the stars

    Upper pool deck and outdoor dining under the stars

  • Entrance to living room with geometric shadows

    Entrance to living room with geometric shadows

  • View of the last cruise ship to leave the harbor at dusk

    View of the last cruise ship to leave the harbor at dusk

  • Panorama of Charlotte Amalie Harbor

    Panorama of Charlotte Amalie Harbor

  • Interior stone wall and gate

    Interior stone wall and gate

  • Exterior stone column

    Exterior stone column

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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