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Beautiful, spacious property with pool and sea views - walking distance to beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12 , 3 Bathrooms, Pool, 3 outdoor living, 2 kitchens

A beautiful house set on a lush hillside overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Flambeau House is the perfect getaway for couples, small or large families and groups seeking the ideal West Indian lifestyle. Mahogany floors, high airy ceilings and spacious balconies overlook the villas private pool and barbeque area. Set in an acre of fruit trees and flowers, it is a nature lover's paradise. The main living room opens on two sides onto the spacious balcony which has an outdoor dining area - an ideal place to enjoy the spectacular sunsets. The main main bedroom is air conditioned with an en suite bathroom and a walk in closet. The two guest bedrooms share a large bathroom and shower. All bedrooms have french doors which open onto the balcony and have a sea view. The nearest beach is only a 5 minute walk, or a 10 minute walk takes you to Windjammer Landings beach resort where you can dine in its restaurant or drink in its bars.


Owner
Leslie Xavier-Charles
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

Amenities

Gros Islet Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private Chef is available at an additional cost. Babysitting services available at an additional cost.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful, spacious property with pool and sea views - walking distance to beach
average rating of 4.590909 based on 22 reviews
5

Would definitely come back!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. Great location.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon USA
5

Beautiful, Spacious home... AMAZING hosts!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This home is very beautiful, very spacious (we were 4 couples), and the private pool is fantastic! But what makes this house a 5 star experience are the AMAZING hosts, Leo and Justina. They went out of their way to make our stay wonder, teach us about the island, and give us tips of where to go and what to see. Leo took our whole group out for New Years Eve and we had them both over for a farewell dinner on our last night. We loved getting to know them and they went above and beyond for us. The house is secluded which is great for groups that want to hang out till late into the evening. There are two beaches within walking distance that are spectacular. Rodney Bay and Gros Islet are a quick 5-10 min drive and Pigeon Island is just 15 min away! We had the most wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario
5

Hidden Jem

  • 5 of 5

I have to admit, I was a bit apprehensive about this house because of some of the reviews....but it was one of the best family vacations we ever had! I will say right out of the gate, if you want perfection, stay at a resort or hotel. If you want a true local, island experience in a private, quiet, secluded, off the beaten track location, if you want family time without the bother of other tourists, your own schedule...this is it. Sure the electrical and water doesn't work on the island the same as it does at home, but that was not my priority or my reason for being here. Leslie is lovely, gracious and accommodating. Leo and his wife are charming and eager to help, and Dana cooked us dinner on arrival, after a gruelling long day of travel, that was so plentiful it lasted us 3 days! The house is massive, the pool was perfect and it was close to everything we needed. Groceries, restaurants, beaches and shopping all close by, by car or taxi. The little local beach was a huge hit with my kids. We were a family of 9, ages from 8 to 80, and as long as you have your priorities right...this place is absolutely perfect. It was +28C when we left St. Lucia...and -17C when we got home....I have absolutely nothing to complain about. Thanks Leslie and team! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Sincerely,

Sandy & Gang

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego
5

In the beautiful Saint Lucia Countryside

  • 5 of 5

This house is very large and divided into an upstairs apartment with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms! The downstairs has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom plus a pool room and bathroom all 3 spaces have kitchens but only 2 are functioning kitchens! We were 2 families meeting from the U.K. And the USA so with different expectations but this house was great for all of us! We never managed to rid the kitchen upstairs of ants and the mosquito's were evil, so be sure to bring plenty of deet and antihistamines; expect to be bitten. The house really is in the middle of no where so a car is a necessity the local beach "Trouya" is an easy walk! Stores are a 10 min drive in Rodney Bay and Reduit Beach is also very close by! The Windjammer hotel is also a short walk! The road to the house is an adventure, potholes and standing water, so you may want to rent a car with a higher clearance.

We had a slight delay getting into the property as Leslie had arranged for someone to let us in who didn't show but I called her and she came straight over. Everything is very laid back so if you live on a time schedule or it worries you that all the lights work or that the oven in the kitchen is electric and there is no outlet to plug it in, this house may not be for you! We really wanted the whole island experience! We miss our daily lawnmower in the form of Daisy and Maisie the cows who roam around the neighborhood untethered. Also the local crabs like to climb the house in the night and can give you quite a scare when they fall off. The rental also includes a pool man and his wife who is an excellent housekeeper, both are very friendly and helpful as was Leslie the owner. We had a wonderful experience and an adventure to remember.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great weeklong stay!

  • 5 of 5

Leslie herself was extremely helpful arranging transportation and advising on beaches, sights, events, etc. She always answered immediately, though we never needed her for anything directly at the house.

The property is well kept - the photos are good representation of the space. Cleaned multiple times during our stay by Justine and Leo, who are very eager to share information about St. Lucia and activities on the island. At no time did anyone in our 12-person party feel unsafe at the house or beach.

Groceries are a quick 10 minute drive, the beach is a 10 minute walk. We really enjoyed our stay with Leslie and would recommend Villa Flambeau to anyone looking for an escape outside of the typical resort or town (though easily accessible)! Thanks Leslie!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you do much for your lovely review. It was our pleasure having you and your guests over and we are happy to hear that you had so much fun and enjoyed your stay at the house. Thank you so much for your note and the gift. Hope to see you and your friends over some time soon. All the best.
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Flambeau Villa - St. Lucia - VRBO # 381347ha

  • 1 of 5

BEWARE: MAJOR ELECTRICAL ISSUES IN HOUSE

Rented Villa from Feb. 7th to 21st, 2017; Checked in Tuesday Feb. 7th in evening.

The home was not ready to be occupied; no running water in the lower apartment, the gas feeding the oven was not connected; no propane for BBQ; 3 of the 5 air conditioners defective. We were informed a power surge to the house 2 days before our arrival was the probable cause to everything electric; were told electrical company may be coming within the week (did not happen). Very hot and stuffy in the villa and no alternative but leave the doors and windows open (no screens) for 3 nights. We listened to the neighbourhood’s 3 rottweilers, 2 german shepherds and numerous other dogs in the area bark all night as well as getting eaten alive by the incoming bugs. We were constantly in contact with the property manager, every single day, and numerous times per day. The advertisement for the rental was a 5 bedroom home, fully equipped and in working condition (air conditioners in all the bedroom, a washer/dryer, dishwasher, refrigerators and ovens, plus towels in the bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen). There was a shortage of running hot water, towels and linens to accommodate the 6 of us. Electrical problems were still not fixed by Saturday morning. What we did have for our first 4 days of vacation was dealing with the breakers in house tripping numerous times, contacting property manager daily and the handyman coming into repair daily. We could not leave the property as there were issues every day — not much of a holiday without worries. By Saturday at around 2:30 pm everything was suppose to be up and running except for 1 air conditioner (that was not going to be replaced) and we could not use the dryer as it would blow electrical panel. We told the property manager we could live with 1 AC unit down and no dryer. At around 8:30 that evening 2 AC units were turned on to cool bedrooms for the early birds to go to bed. There was a load of laundry in the washer and pouffff, the whole house went in darkness. We contacted property manager, she asked us to reset breaker as we had done numerous other times in the 4 days. This time, sparks flew out of the breaker panel. We moved out Sunday morning; rented another villa. We were not comfortable staying in the house and feared a fire. The breakers need urgent replacement with ones that can accommodate every electrical outlet in the home. VERY UNPLEASANT EXPERIENCE.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
George Charles Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Windjammer Landing
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Windjammer Landing
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Trouya Beach

Flambeau House is 5 minutes south of Rodney Bay, which offers fantastic dining and nightlife, as well as supermarkets, banks, health and dental clinics, and good general shopping. Within Rodney Bay is the main St Lucian Marina, offering all sea based activity - day and sunset cruises as well as whale and dolphin watching tours and deep sea fishing trips. Five minutes walk (or 1 minute by car!) away is a lovely unspoiled beach which is perfect for morning swimming or beach barbeques. Ten minutes walk away (or two minutes by car!) is Windjammer Landing Resort, which has world-class amenities from massage treatments to watersports to fine dining.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cancellation Policy
1. All cancellations which occur 21-7 days prior to arrival will incur a charge equal to 3 nights accommodation.
2. All cancellations which occur 6-1 days prior to arrival will incur a charge equal to 75% of the total accommodation cost.
3. Should any booking fail to materialize, a charge equal to 100% of the total accommodation cost will be incurred.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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