Grand & Gorgeous Tamarind House - Book Directly with the Owner Only
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- Minimum stay:1-5 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Tamarind House means different things to the people who have already experienced its beauty and legendary hospitality.
The rare luxury of space and privacy. Room to relax, to breathe, to rejuvenate and dream. Happy memories of drinks and laughter under the tamarind tree. Long white curtains billowing in the breeze. Swimming in the pool under a full moon. Bouganvillea climbing the walls - fuchsia, violet and orange flowers set against a clear blue sky Rum cocktails and fish cakes at sunset.
Tamarind House is located just off the Anse Chastanet Road approximately 1.5 miles from Soufriere and .5 miles from Anse Chastanet Beach. It is a 10 minute walk down to the beach and a 20 minute hike back up the hill. Covering 8850 Sq. Ft. of space, the house is constructed of local stone with exceptionally high 25 foot ceilings and Barbados terracotta tiles throughout. The main house has three bedrooms and bathrooms while the separate Cottage is a master bedroom suite with its own living room, kitchen, dressing area, four poster king size bed and terrace.
The 35 x 15 foot totally private pool is situated below the Cottage and has 1060 sq ft of terrace and shade pavilion around it. The pool edge is open on one side to give uninterrupted views of the Pitons. The house also has a professional size tennis court with a Bioflex surface and of course superb views of the Pitons as you play.
In the main house, a descending staircase leads you into a cool, circular courtyard filled with banana plants and flowers. As you pass through the graceful stone arch doorway, the enormous 2550 sq ft living room stretches away before you and leads to the terrace where the tamarind tree grows up out of the tiles. This fabulous tree provides shade and coolness to the house all through the day. The living room features two seven foot settees and a very large travertine stone coffee table. The round reproduction antique dining table seats 6-8.
The master bedroom has a beautiful king size four poster bed, side tables, hand carved standing cheval mirror and small armoire. There is a walk in closet with a safe, Italian tiled bathroom with shower and double sinks. Open the shower doors and look at the Pitons while bathing! The second bedroom has a queen antique four poster bed, private terrace, Italian tiled bathroom with shower also open to the view. There is a walk in closet and two blue and white Chinese lamps beside the bed. The third bedroom is for children and has two four poster beds, a double and a twin. It looks out onto a private terrace and the courtyard. The Cottage master bedroom suite has three graceful stone arch openings and 25 foot ceilings. Long white curtains at each doorway billow out in the breeze. Two large 7 foot couches with blue and white cushions, a large coffee table and antique tables beside the king size four poster bed make this a wonderfully romantic space. A collection of paintings by St. Kitts artist Kate Spencer are on display here. There is a marble tiled bathroom with shower and a dressing area plus a kitchen with fridge, stove, glasses, plates etc. Exceptionally high quality 100% cotton sheets, and plush towels are standard in all the bedrooms and bathrooms. Each bedroom has a hair dryer provided. Electricity is 220 volts. Staff included six days a week Monday - Saturday for cooking and cleaning. They prepare breakfast, lunch and will leave something prepared for your dinner. New Brinkman five burner gas stainless steel BBQ grill new for 2011 season.Staff come up six days a week , Monday - Saturday, from 9am - 3-pm. Staff must come up at least every other day to clean. No rentals without staff.
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Keywords: Large family villa
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Member since: 2008
- 8850 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- King size beds (1) King bed in cottage suite and main house master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) queen bed in second bedroom main house, Double Beds (1) one old fashioned double four poster bed in childrens bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) one twin four poster in childrens bedroom, Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) available on request...moreless
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- Four bathrooms all with shower. Bathroom 5 is for staff.
- Cooking and cleaning and personal laundry are included in the price. Guests buy their own food. Massages on site, personal trainer available, tennis coach available. Grocery shopping service available. Private chef can be engaged for evening meals by arrangement with Chef Basil. Other houses do not always include cooking and cleaning. Be sure to find out cost of paying extra for this. Dining out in St. Lucia can be expensive. ...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Price includes staff six days a week Monday to Saturday from 9am - 3pm for cooking and cleaning. Guests buy their own food. List of dishes available. Shopping service for small charge is possible. ...moreless
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
High season 2017
Dec 15 - Apr 14, 2017
5 night min stay
2017 Low season
Apr 15 - Dec 14, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
RATES ARE FOR MAIN HOUSE AND COTTAGE 6 adults and 2-3 children. Tax included
FOR A SMALLER GROUP PLEASE NOTE:
Low season 2016 MAIN HOUSE ONLY 4 adults & 2-3 children rate is $605 per night.
High season 2017 MAIN HOUSE ONLY 4 adults, 2-3 children rate is $990 per night
Low season 2017 MAIN HOUSE ONLY 4 adults 2-3 children rate is $638 per night
TAXES,COOKING, CLEANING ARE INCLUDED IN ALL RATES
Christmas/New Year supplement of 10% will apply to all rates.
FIVE NIGHT MINIMUM IN HIGH SEASON
2017 High season MAIN HOUSE ONLY 4 adults, 2 -3 children rate is $990.00 per night.
A SUPPLEMENT OF 10% WILL APPLY TO CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR PERIOD.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Rain forest tours, mineral baths, waterfalls, massages in house, tennis coach, personal trainer. Rainforest walks can be arranged. Climb the Pitons, bathe in outdoor mineral baths, diving and snorkeling near by.
About the owner: I lived in St. Lucia from the early 1980's until 2011. Tamarind House was a private home and always open to friends and family. It is now open for memorable family gatherings by renting on VRBO. I can answer almost any question you might have about the Soufriere area. And I have a wide circle of people who can help to make your holiday a dream come true.
Why the Owner Chose Mamin, Saint Lucia:
Wonderfully large space, room for everyone to have their own space but be together as well. Fantastic staff who cook fabulous meals.
- Primary: +1 4016625529
- Secondary: 1 401 662 5529
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Tamarind House Piton Views
Dining table and view Pitons
Pool Tamarind house
Sunset at Tamarind house
Master Bedroom King size four poster
master bath shower and view
Second bathroom facing Pitons
Tennis court Piton views
Cottage bed and open arches
Tamarind living room
view from second bedroom
view of cottage from main house
Living room evening
Pool Shade Pavilion Tamarind House
Tamarind tree terrace evening
Master bedroom looking to Pitons
Second bedroom Queen size antique four poster
Children's bedroom four poster beds
Cottage bathroom marble tiled
courtyard and entrance to house
Tamarind bedroom terraces photo by Brent Winebrenner
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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