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Spectacular Colonial Style, Oceanview Estate, Three Bedroom-Suites

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  • Minimum stay:7-11 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Avalon is a lovely estate situated on an one acre hillside in the charming village of Colombier. Fully equipped chefs kitchen and dining pavillon leads out to a spacious terrasse with mosaic infinity pool and adjacent gazebo for outdoor dining. The estate boasts three separate guest suites for privacy and comfort. The master suite has a separate outdoor dining area, terrasse, and breakfast kitchen. A cozy, salon opens to a veranda with sweeping oceanviews, and islands of Bonhomme and Fregate. The other two rooms each have ensuite bathrooms, outdoor seating areas with ocean views. Each suite has A/C, paddle fan, hair dryer, safe, and IPod docking station. Gourmet kitchen with Gaggeneau, Dietrich, and Miele appliances, separate bar for entertaining, granite counters throughout the kitchen/ dining pavillion. Three minutes to Flammands Beach and Hotel Cheval Blanc, two minutes to the island's best bakery - Petite Colombe and five minutes to both Gustavia and St. Jean Beach. On site-property management, daily maid service, (except Sundays and French holidays), airport transfers, high speed WiFi, and twice weekly personal laundry service. Other amenities include fine european linens throughout, beach chairs, loungers, coolers, beach umbrellas and towels provided. Bose home system, Direct TV, DVD player, etc. Outdoor, automatic landscape lighting. Owners cottage at base of property, completely separate and private. Sir Raleigh, property boxer handles all property surveillance day and night. Front entrance gate, and intercom for security. Full generator powers up automatically in case of electrical failures. The villa has a unique West Indies style of design and archietecture. Truly for the most discriminating traveler or families looking for a warm, colonial ambiance.

Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/09/2016

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

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

    21...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    This property has many levels, and is not suitable for children under age of 5 or non- swimmers or access impaired...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We have a friendly boxer that lives on site....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outdoors only...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    safe and hairblowers in each bathroom, soaps, shampoos...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    large selection of music CD's in salon library, Bose entertainment system with outdoor speakers as well....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV,large, with CNN international and other english movie channels. Large 42in. plasma T.V. with Bose home entertainment system, surround sound speakers...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose entertainment system and Yamaha...moreless

  • Television:

    large plasma...moreless

  • Video Library:

    a selection of classic films and music on hand...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Property sits on hillside with beautiful, ocean views due north of the islands of Bonhomme and Fregate...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    outdoor dining at gazebo seats six, and interior dining room seats 10...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    each bedroom and salon/library are air conditioned and have ceiling fans...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    high speed ADSL available throughout most of the villa...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    operated be daily maid service only...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    International open line for USA and EC community...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High speed, throughout villa...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Fine, european bed and bath linens changed every third day , pool and beach towels provided as well....moreless

  • Living Room:

    salon with large screen TV, Bose entertainment system, DVD player, out door speakers, facing view, separate full bath on side of véranda...moreless

  • Parking:

    large parking on lower level as well as upper parking arena accessable by service road. easy access, parking automatically lit at night...moreless

  • Telephone:

    eight telephones with computerized room to room communications and gate functions, restricted local calls only international calling cards avail.locally...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    washer and dryer in laundry/studio living area in front of the studio entrance operated by daily maid service, personal laundry at extra fee(wash and press)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI throughout most of the villa....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    chef on demand and servers for dinners available on demand(price to be confirmed) catering is available...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    nespresso and drip electric and italian coffee pot...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    all utensils provided, two sets of dishes for 12. barware and stemware included in main kitchen. breakfast dishes provided in other two kitchens...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    fine porcelaine china and basic tableware...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Miele, silent model in main kitchen...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    full European gourmet kitchen, granite countertops, Gaggeneau appliances, miele dishwasher, De Dietrich oven ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    one in main kitchen...moreless

  • Oven:

    De Dietrich...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    two refrigerators one at entrance of master suite and large double door with ice maker in main kitchen/dining pavillion...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster in both upper kitchen and lower...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    in front of studio and lower guest suite as well as large balcony, dining area front of master suite...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    several decks and terraces throughout the villa on various levels...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    large gazebo by pool with outdoor dining and seating for 6 to 8 persons, overlooking views of ocean and two islands due north...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    with dining table facing the seaviews...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    large landscaped garden, and lawn, fully lit at night...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber, large coal or wood burning...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    22 foot , magnificent infinity, mosaic pool, heated in winter, integrated jacuzzi...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn Season 3 bedroom
Nov 14 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$6,500
Christmas Promo
Dec 17 - Dec 27, 2016
11 night min stay

$22,000
flat fee
New Years Promo
Dec 28 - Jan 5, 2017
9 night min stay

$23,000
flat fee
Winter Season 3 Bedroom
Jan 7 - Mar 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$8,500
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$6,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

# Autumn Season 2 bedroom 7.500$ per week

# Winter Season 2 Bedroom: 7.500 $ per week

Low season rates available, 3 week minimum, please contact us with dates

Special Event rates available

- PLEASE ENQUIRE ON OUR SPECIAL RATES FOR STAYS OF 2 WEEKS OR MORE -


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Airport
5 mins
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
6 minutes
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 mins

Car: Necessary

Villa Avalon is one of St. Barths' great properties of charm and character. All three bedroom pavilions each have en suite bathrooms and oceanviews Large terrace around swimming pool area invites casual lounging, and entertaining. The mature, exotic gardens of Latanier palms, fruit trees and night blooming jasmine evoke a memory of the French West Indies lifestyle from long ago. The gate entrance leads up a long driveway to the villa main parking for four cars and entrance stairs. A service road provides further parking for four cars behind the villa with direct access to entrance of the kitchen/and dining and pool area.

Landscape lighting automatically illuminates this tropical paradise at sunset. Mosaic pool with internal lighting sets the theme for poolside entertaining and lounging. Bose home entertainment system has outdoor speakers and indoor surround sound in salon/library.

Unique, open style dining pavillon, adjacent to pool terrace, seats 12 for more formal dinners. There is an outdoor gazebo next to the pool with stone and glass table seats 6 to 8 for lunchtime dining al fresco, overlooking the beautiful Leeward ocean views.

Each room is tastefully decorated with handpainted colonial or west Indian furnishings, mixed with rococo style antiques and paintings.

The lower guest suite is off the stairs going up to the main level pool/dining pavilion. A few steps further up from the pool, dining pavilion, there is a cozy, salon/ library pavilion. The salon gallery has outdoor sitting with rocking chairs for a relaxing sunset drink, or enjoy a fine Havana cigar and cognac! At the end of the gallery is located a unique rock and mexican tile full bathroom with shower built into the rock. There is a guest suite above, with en suite mexican tile bathroom. This room has a view from the bulls eye window of the ocean and islands in front. It is accessed by the wood staircase on the exterior.

Further up the stairs is a wood deck, and the entrance to the master suite and large balcony for outdoor breakfast dining.

There is a small breakfast kitchen at the entrance to the master suite, with small oven and coffee maker. The master pavilion has a high, four poster colonial bed with views overlooking the ocean. There are two antique armoires providing his and hers closet space. Stereo C/D player and IPOD docking station. The stone and wood en suite bathroom has beautiful oceanviews.

There is wifi access throughout the villa, and each bedroom is equipped with a small safe. All bedrooms and salon have air conditioning and paddle fan.

Daily maid service included, with complimentary coffee and buffet breakfast set up. (food provided by client) except Sundays and holidays unless requested in advance at extra charge. Personal laundry service twice weekly, and a private chef can be available at extra charge.

The owners bungalow is at the foot of the property, completely private and out of view from the villa. There is a friendly boxer, Raleigh on the property that takes care of all property surveillance. The lower studio is used by our on property manager and is completely apart from the villa with private entrance off the upper parking. Our staff are discreet and experienced in receiving guests from all over the world.

One of the finest features of Avalon, is the accessibility to Flamands beach, which is less than five minutes down the hill by car. Gustavia is a short ten minutes away, and our local bakery, La Petite Colombe, is five minutes up the road, it offers the islands best baguettes, french pastries, as well as delicious food to go.

Avalon offers a rare treat of West Indies lifestyle, rarely found today in St. Barth's more modern villas.

The Villa housekeeper will do breakfast setup each morning buffet style, with coffee and or tea service. She is available for grocery shopping, babysitting, at extra charge. There is a masseuse on call, and fitness pro that comes on site at a nominal fee.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: Avalon is a lovely estate situated on one acre in the typical village of Colombier. It was love at first sight when it was purchased in 1989 and we have made St. Barths our home ever since. We love our island lifestyle and have professional lives based here on the island. That said we have a passion for travel and do so whenever we can. Avalon has been featured in Danielle Roches new coffee table book, Islands. There are 8 pages that cover the colorful decor, and gardens of our villa as well as the vistas. We hope that all our guests that have a chance to take time to unwind and enjoy the unparalleled calm and beauty of our island estate.

Why the Owner Chose Saint Barthélemy:
Having travelled the world and lived in more than five countries, we felt the diverse lifestyle this area offers is truly exceptional. We love our home and take pleasure in sharing it. The property has been well maintained in its colonial style but does not lack for modern convienence.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The sound of the birds singing or watching the waves crashing on the shores of the islands in front of our property. Observing the turtles slowly climb up the driveway hoping to have a snack, or the hummingbirds that hover in the flowers in front of the living room gallery, the iguanas that come and observe us from the rocks. The island breezes. Night-time treefrogs singing. Roosters that crow in the morning, everything that brings us far from the hectic city life! Most importantly, we are here should you need anything from whether finding the right light switch to knowing the perfect restaurant for a special celebration, where most villa owners are rarely on the island.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/09/2016

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Photos

  • Mosaic pool & entrance driveway

    Mosaic pool & entrance driveway

  • Mosaic pool, salon and upper guest suite, architectural lighting

    Mosaic pool, salon and upper guest suite, architectural lighting

  • Outdoor salon area & pool

    Outdoor salon area & pool

  • Gazebo with view of 'Bonhomme'

    Gazebo with view of 'Bonhomme'

  • West Indies style salon, mahoghany ceiling, large views of ocean, pool,veranda

    West Indies style salon, mahoghany ceiling, large views of ocean, pool,veranda

  • Master guest suite, stone floors, colonial furniture, his/hers armoires/closets

    Master guest suite, stone floors, colonial furniture, his/hers armoires/closets

  • Master suite bathroom, beautiful ocean view to left of shower

    Master suite bathroom, beautiful ocean view to left of shower

  • Upper guest suite, queen bed, window with ocean view, above salon

    Upper guest suite, queen bed, window with ocean view, above salon

  • Upper guest bath

    Upper guest bath

  • Lower guest bathroom

    Lower guest bathroom

  • Mosaic Pool & tiled terrasse

    Mosaic Pool & tiled terrasse

  • outdoor salon & mosaic pool

    outdoor salon & mosaic pool

  • Bar & outdoor salon area

    Bar & outdoor salon area

  • Deck

    Deck

  • Dining pavilion

    Dining pavilion

  • All granite countertops,  state of the art kitchen appliances

    All granite countertops, state of the art kitchen appliances

  • Living room veranda

    Living room veranda

  • Master guest suite

    Master guest suite

  • Upstairs terrace/ dining area

    Upstairs terrace/ dining area

  • Upper guest bath

    Upper guest bath

  • Lower guest suite

    Lower guest suite

  • Luxuriant gardens and view

    Luxuriant gardens and view

  • Aerial view of property

    Aerial view of property

VRBO #222549

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016

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