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A 5 Star+ Villa-Mansion

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A Breathtaking Oceanfront Mansion Photos by Don Hebert & Ted Davis

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Miramar is a private estate perched on a bluff overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The villa-mansion is custom designed to integrate comfort and elegance. Air-conditioned throughout inside, guests can relax outdoors on terraces and patios surrounded by refreshing sea breezes.

Miramar is found in the beautiful Estate Solitude on the northeast shore of St. Croix. Guests enter to a columned portico and fountain, and the mansion’s 2400 square foot Great Room. The Great Room is beautifully enhanced by sparkling crystal chandeliers, sculpture and superb lighting throughout, with unobstructed and breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and nearby Buck Island. The Great Room’s high-coffered ceilings are supported by grand columns that run down to Italian marble floors, accented with oriental area rugs. A lavish living room area features a 70-inch LED television with surround sound. The Great Room also features a formal dining area, an 18-foot granite-topped wet bar with an icemaker and beverage coolers, which looks out to sea, and an impressive gourmet kitchen. There's also a Yamaha electronic piano for your entertainment.

The kitchen contains black granite countertops and custom cabinetry, well designed and complete with warming drawers. It is impressively equipped with top Wolf, Sub-Zero and Asko appliances and a bounty of cook's tools. Just off the dining area and kitchen, through arched doorways, are the powder room and laundry.

Miramar’s heated pool and sun terrace are found outside the French doors on either side of the bar. Cushioned patio furniture; chairs, tables, and an outdoor dining table are placed under a columned shady covered area, perfect for alfresco dining and cocktails with music, and a stainless steel gas grill. There's also abundant space to relax outside the shade, on cushioned pool chairs and lounges. Sunbathers will relish under the blue sky facing the blue sea, with unparalleled views of famous Buck Island in the near distance, and the parade of passing yachts and kite surfers.

Miramar's east wing is the air-conditioned king master suite, a spacious room with a sitting area and more delightful ocean and Buck Island views. The ensuite bath of this lavish room features separate 'his and hers' vanities, enclosed WCs, dressing areas and custom walk-in closets with many drawers and endless space. 'His and hers' areas are separated by a central glassed-in shower and a jacuzzi bathtub. French doors lead directly to the pool terrace outside.


Stairs descend from the master sweet within Miramar's east wing to two queen bedrooms, both air-conditioned and with satellite TV. Both of these two queen bedrooms offer delightful sea views and in-suite baths with separate toilets. The first queen bed has an inlaid wood headboard, and the second queen bed features a scrolled metal bedstead. There is a large fifth bedroom with two twin beds with a bathroom scheduled for construction in the fall of 2014. The three bedrooms share a two level patio just outside their French doors, overlooking a varied and picturesque arrangement of native flowers and plants, as well as the clear blue sea.

A few more stairs brings you down to Miramar's air-conditioned gym with satellite TV; cushioned rubber flooring and a NordicTrack treadmill, elliptical strider and recumbent bicycle; free weights and versatile exercise bench. Once again, you'll hardly notice time passing with the striking ocean and Buck Island views before you, and satellite TV.

In the west wing of Miramar’s main level is the second king master bedroom. This suite is air-conditioned with an expansive ocean-view and features a sunken living area with satellite TV, and French doors, which open directly to the pool and terrace. The in-suite bath has double vanity sinks, a glassed-in shower stall, a Jacuzzi tub, and a separate WC.

Adjacent to the second master suite is the library/office, an air-conditioned and handsome room in which to work, if you must, or to relax and read. A generous library of books and a cozy sitting area is available for ones leisure.

Expansive Miramar showcases creative design and rooms always oriented to the sea. Elaborate French doors with artfully framed eyebrow windows accentuate the breathtaking sea views and smart louvered wood panels in every room slide back and forth at a touch to perfectly adjust the natural light to your taste. Craftsman-quality custom cabinetry and tile work in addition to colorful original art and stunning designer furnishings throughout the mansion elevate this substantial property to an impressive and finely finished level. Gold fixtures and Miramar-monogrammed towels and bathrobes adorn each bath.

For luxury travelers looking for a luxurious vacation experience with a bounty of amenities and comfort in an secluded and sublime location landscaped with rich tropical flora, superb Miramar is THE villa choice on St. Croix...five stars, plus!

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 9500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years. Exceptions will be considered....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    On main level, interior and portion of deck area only....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Separate (He/She) water closets and large walk-in wardrobes....moreless

  • Bathrooms are luxurious with gold plated fixtures.

Other Amenities

  • Hotel-type maid service provided Monday through Friday, no weekends or major holidays. Optional housekeeping or cleaning is available. Chef is available. Baby sitting available. Masseuse/Masseur available oceanfront or ensuite....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    LED HD TVs. TVs in entertainment area with Surround Sound, and in each bedroom and gym....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    Dish Network Accessed...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

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
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Exclusive location on the point perched 30 ft above the Caribbean Sea...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Formal dining table seats 12. 18 ft' Granite Bar seats 8, Breakfast table seats 4 and there are also 3 bar chairs at kitchen island. Outside dining can accommodate 16+...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Entire house and every room is air conditioned...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 Dryers...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Elliptical and treadmill machines with adjustable slope levels, recumbent bicycle, full weight rack, Ball, push up grips and sit-up/versatile bench. Stunning views and Dish Network TV....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 Garages with ample outdoor parking area...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet throughout...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Ample indoor and outdoor parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell service Local telephone ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Monogrammed and white towels. Variety of hi-quality beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    2 Washing Machines...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped for all your dining needs...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen fit for a true chef. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Viking Double Oven. Also, two warming drawers...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balconies throughout and patios. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Catamarran, sail, motor and fishing charters...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Approximately 2,500 sq. ft. outdoor deck with plush furniture, lantern lights, sea breezes and the best St. Croix views. Lower level patio with furniture, garden and sea views...moreless

  • Golf:

    At Buccaneer and Carambola Hotels. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Night time transparent hulled kayaks and fluorescent sea life. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Each bedroom and large living area opens to a lanai or patio....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    House and grounds are fully landscaped....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    At Buccaneer Hotel. Others...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Infinity Edge Pool. Heated. Night: changing color LED lights. Dimensions: Length 30 ft. Width 16 ft. Depth 3-4 ft. shallow, to 8 ft. deep end....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season (1-4 Guests)
Apr 26 - Nov 22
5 night min stay
$1,157
$8,099
Thanksgiving (1-10 Guests)
Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2015
6 night min stay
$1,586
$11,102
Low Season (1-4 Guests)
Dec 1 - Dec 12, 2015
6 night min stay
$1,157
$8,099
Christmas (1-10 Guests)
Dec 13 - Jan 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$17,997
High Season (1-4 Guests)
Jan 6 - Apr 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$10,794
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$1,157

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $500
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Pool Temp set 85+ Daily $50
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Rates based on 1-4 Guests (Except during Thanksgiving & Christmas Seasonal Dates)

Additional guests charge:

Total guests:

5-6 guests: Add $1,001.00 / wk

7-8 guests: Add $2,002.00 / wk

9-10 guests: Add $3,003.00 / wk

Rates include daily maid service for 5 days/week (excludes holidays)

Additional fees:

10% hotel tax

Refundable deposit: $1,500.00 per week

Refundable pet deposit: $500.00

Weekly power allowance: $700.00

Pool heated above 85 degrees $350/wk or $50/day

Less than 7 day rental turn cleaning charge: $350

IRON MAN: Apply high season rate


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Libation Station
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Buccaneer Resort & Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Water Terrace
Solitude Bay
Nearest Beach
Solitude Bay

Car: Recommended

St. Croix is a beautiful Caribbean Island offering an array of fun and exhilarating activities. You will find fun for the family or an escape on your own amid the many options. The island has so much to share with unpopulated beaches, outstanding snorkeling, paddle boarding, sailing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, hiking, horseback riding, museum tours, live music, fine dining, and rich culture and history. Each corner of St. Croix is special and unique. Here are just some of the great activities you can experience...

EAST END:

From Miramar, just five miles to East is the National Monument, Point Udall, which is recognized as the Eastern most point in the United States. The sunrises here are beyond words, if you can make it up there that early, it's by far worth it! Afterward, follow the trail head to Jack & Issac's Bay, a National Park, that offers numerous hiking trails that lead to secluded bays with exceptional snorkeling in crystal clear turquoise waters. Hike to the top and overlook all of St. Croix from East to West!

Explore a few miles West of Miramar and you find Shoy's Beach. An excellent quiet beach with many shade trees and calm seas best for swimming and snorkeling or escaping in a great book. Bring chairs and cooler and enjoy the seclusion! The tree line canopy you walk through to this beach is absolutely picturesque! The next beach over is the Buccaneer Resort & Golf Course with two more beautiful beaches that have beach chairs for rent, two restaurants, tennis, golf, a beauty salon and spa. The Mermaid restaurant is wonderful for breakfast and one of the best places to watch the sunset at dinner time on the island!

SOUTH SHORE:

Pass the Eastern point, you'll round the bend and be on the South Shore of the island where you'll reach Divi Bay Resort & Casino with driving range, miniature golf and a long stretch of white sandy beach with water sports rentals, beach chairs, and restaurants. Don't forget to get a stone oven baked pizza at the beach shack, might be the best on the island! On Wednesdays and Saturdays visit the ART FARM to purchase locally grown food that is absolutely delicious!

CHRISTIANSTED:

Just six miles from the property you will reach the historic town of Christiansted. Danish architecture lines the streets, explore the Christiansvern Fort, Customs House and historic churches, museums, and art galleries. Enjoy a stroll down the boardwalk and take in the Caribbean Sea view then, book your sailing and scuba diving excursions! While you're here, enjoy the fine dining and local eateries, shop for local art and handmade jewelry. You'll find friendly store owners that are happy to share the island's culture and history. Many events take place downtown too, so be sure to grab a copy of St. Croix This Week, a magazine that lists what's going on!

BUCK ISLAND NATIONAL PARK:

A must see is the National Park Buck Island which is directly across Miramar's seaview. You can charter a sailing or power boat for a great day of fun in the sun. The beach has been rated by National Geographic as top 10 in the world, and the underwater snorkeling trail is amazing! You'll see many species of fish and coral, so bring your underwater camera to capture the moment!

NORTH SHORE:

Next on the list as a must see is Cane Bay on the North Shore. This beautiful bay has world renowned scuba diving along 'The Wall' where the depth drops from 30ft to 13,000ft. Along the coral edged wall, you'll see turtles, sting ray, many species of fish, eels, reef sharks, lobsters and more! There is a dive shop that rents dive and snorkel gear and afterward have a bite at Eat at Cane Bay. Delicious, fresh and locally grown meals and creative drinks, with a great view of the bay. From Cane Bay you can follow the beach road towards the rainforest and enjoy a beautiful drive. Or step it up with a four wheel drive vehicle to explore the Tidal Pools. You can also book a trip with Tan Tan Tours and they'll do all the work!

WEST END:

The West End of St. Croix offers the lush rain forest with hikes, waterfalls, Ridge to Reef Farm, sustainable farm for touring, Cruzan Rum Tours, and even beer drinking pigs, for something different. Outside of the rainforest you hit the calm waters of the West End with long stretches of white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and a few beach bars that have live music and restaurants. The town of Frederiksted is a laid back historic town. You can also explore the cruise ship Pier, Historic Fort, The Caribbean Art Museum, go horseback riding, hiking, and enjoy what West is most known for... the gorgeous sunsets! Check out Polly's by the Pier for a great healthy lunch with local produce. For a fresh catch of the day head down to Sand Castles by the Sea, and for the best deli sandwiches on island, don't miss Turtle's Deli on the beach.

The island offers so many activities that you will have to come back to experience them all!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: I am the manager of Miramar. Originally from the midwest states, I have been on St. Croix for 8 years and love this sunny island as my home.

Why Solitude Bay:
Miramar is a magnificent home of extraordinary quality, furnishings and features that leave many guests almost breathless.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Located in in St. Croix's most desirable East End, Miramar's lush tropical and private setting, extraordinary vistas of the sea and choicest Buck Island view, combine with its mansion size and un-compromised luxury for what many know to be the most unique home of its kind on the island.


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Photos

  • A Breathtaking Oceanfront Mansion 

Photos by Don Hebert & Ted Davis

    A Breathtaking Oceanfront Mansion Photos by Don Hebert & Ted Davis

  • Miramar welcomes you to begin your luxurious Caribbean retreat.

    Miramar welcomes you to begin your luxurious Caribbean retreat.

  • Entertainment with comfort and style. 70'' LED surround sound TV and stereo.

    Entertainment with comfort and style. 70'' LED surround sound TV and stereo.

  • Enjoy your fabulous meals at the formal dining table for 12.

    Enjoy your fabulous meals at the formal dining table for 12.

  • This study is lined with great books, a beautiful desk and all in one printer.

    This study is lined with great books, a beautiful desk and all in one printer.

  • Spa master bath with jetted LED tub, dual sinks, toilets and walk-in wardrobe.

    Spa master bath with jetted LED tub, dual sinks, toilets and walk-in wardrobe.

  • Lower level third bedroom suite with walk out patio, sea view and king bed.

    Lower level third bedroom suite with walk out patio, sea view and king bed.

  • 5th bedroom, available crib, no bathroom, ocean view and patio!

    5th bedroom, available crib, no bathroom, ocean view and patio!

  • Bedrooms 3, 4 & 5, and Gym View to Buck Island

Photo by Grantland R. Toman

    Bedrooms 3, 4 & 5, and Gym View to Buck Island Photo by Grantland R. Toman

  • Infinity edge sparkling pool meets the turquoise sea while the Pelicans fly by.

    Infinity edge sparkling pool meets the turquoise sea while the Pelicans fly by.

  • Sunsets, starry nights, moon rises and midnight swims...life is good!

    Sunsets, starry nights, moon rises and midnight swims...life is good!

  • Looking for adventure!  Try a kiteboarding lesson with Kite St. Croix

    Looking for adventure! Try a kiteboarding lesson with Kite St. Croix

  • Tropical landscape and grand cupola await your arrival.

    Tropical landscape and grand cupola await your arrival.

  • The Great Room is comprised of 3,000 feet of open space with luxurious details.

    The Great Room is comprised of 3,000 feet of open space with luxurious details.

  • Gourmet kitchen, chef's dream! Everything needed to create a banquet for 1 to 20

    Gourmet kitchen, chef's dream! Everything needed to create a banquet for 1 to 20

  • 18' granite bar with 2 mini fridges, 2 wine coolers, ice machine and sink.

    18' granite bar with 2 mini fridges, 2 wine coolers, ice machine and sink.

  • The posh master suite is grand & luxurious, with amazing views and 2 Lanai Doors

    The posh master suite is grand & luxurious, with amazing views and 2 Lanai Doors

  • The 2nd master - great  style & views, king bed, video, jet tub, shower & Lanai.

    The 2nd master - great style & views, king bed, video, jet tub, shower & Lanai.

  • 4th bedroom suite, open and bright, patio with fabulous view!

    4th bedroom suite, open and bright, patio with fabulous view!

  • Elliptical, treadmill, recumbent bike, free weights, situp bench, greatview & TV

    Elliptical, treadmill, recumbent bike, free weights, situp bench, greatview & TV

  • Caribbean Sea to Buck Island National Park.  Charter a sail or enjoy from here!

    Caribbean Sea to Buck Island National Park. Charter a sail or enjoy from here!

  • Villa Miramar takes lounging, relaxing and dining on deck to a new level.

    Villa Miramar takes lounging, relaxing and dining on deck to a new level.

  • Horseback tours through the rainforest and beach!

    Horseback tours through the rainforest and beach!

  • Experience the Cruzian Culture!  St. Croix Carnival!

    Experience the Cruzian Culture! St. Croix Carnival!

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