Hgtv Villa with Beautiful View

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Chateau Jolie Vue was discovered on HGTV's International House Hunters show. It has since been completely remodeled into a rustic, French Mediterranean style villa. With a view of 4 countries and everything in between it is truly a 'House with a Beautiful View'! 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms plus a separate 1 bedroom/1 bath apartment. Private Pool, Rooftop deck, Indoor/Outdoor dining! The separate apartment is located on the first floor. It has an open floor plan on the 2nd floor including kitchen, laundry room, dining area, living area, half bathroom, large walk around porch, outdoor dining, grill, and hammock. All of the bedrooms have a view of the ocean and are on the third floor as well as an office. Access to the rooftop deck is on the 3rd floor. All bedrooms have air conditioning units. Free Wi-Fi and printer available. The pool is in front of the house and has 4 lounge chairs, a seating area, and umbrella.

Master Bedroom:
Stunning views!
King size bed with canopy
Private balcony
Large bathroom

Bedroom #2:
Beautiful view of the ocean
2 Queen Size beds

Bedroom #3:
Gorgeous view of the harbor
1 queen size bed
1 twin size day bed

Bedroom #4: (attached to bedroom #3)
Views of the ocean!
Bunk Bed with 2 full size mattresses

Beautiful view of Simpson Bay
1 full size bed
Toaster Oven
Coffee Maker

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Children are absolutely welcome! We have available upon request: baby gates for stairs high chair Infant car seat Booster seat baby bath tub pack n play (crib) Baby beach tent ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only in outdoor areas....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs are allowed with pet deposit....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large Flat Screen in living area...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Less than a three minute walk to Kim Sha Beach....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Fire pits located on rooftop and in courtyard!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free Wifi...moreless

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

    We provide you with a cell phone for local calls. There is not a land line....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, oven, stove, blender, electric skillet, crockpot, pots & pans, utensils, iced tea maker, etc....moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Porch / Veranda:

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Property Damage Protection $99


We STRONGLY encourage you to rent a Jeep or other SUV because the hill to the house is very steep! Taxi's will not drive up the hill.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Princess Julianna
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Buccanear Bar
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mullet Bay Resort
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Greenhouse Restaurant
70 Metres
Nearest Beach
Kim Sha Beach

Car: Recommended

Located in the heart and soul of Simpson Bay! Sits upon a cliff overlooking four countries and everything in between! Under a 3 minute walk down to Kim Sha beach were beach chairs await you! Grab a snack and frozen Piña Colada at Buccanear Beach Bar! Within walking distance to several grocery stores, fish markets, a pharmacy, two casinos, a movie theater, and over 75 restaurants/bars! The perfect location for everyone! Relax on the porch and enjoy watching the yachts go in and out of the Marina as the bridge goes up and down. Go scuba diving with Ocean Explorers located on Kim Sha Beach. Either cook dinner at the house or go out to eat at one of the many gourmet restaurants. Watch the sunset on the rooftop deck. Or rent a jeep and enjoy discovering some of the islands 38 beaches! And if that's still not enough to keep you busy, head to the Red Piano late night for dancing and Mojito's!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Our first visit to Sint Maarten in October of 2008. After falling in love with the island, we began to search for a vacation home. We discovered 'Chateau Jolie Vue' in late 2009 and made a purchase. HGTV followed us on our search for an 'International House'! We purchased the home because it was in a great location, had plenty of room for our family and friends, and had the best view on the island! We bought it as a fixer-upper and knew we had a lot of work to do, but when it was finished it would be worth it. Now, we have built our dream house and enjoy traveling to the island frequently!

Why the Owner Chose Pelican Key, Koolbaai, Sint Maarten:
THE VIEW.... enough said!

Contact us

Speaks: english


  • 3 Minute Walk to Kim Sha Beach

    3 Minute Walk to Kim Sha Beach

  • Electric Gate at Entrance

    Electric Gate at Entrance

  • Security Gate around entire house

    Security Gate around entire house

VRBO #448264

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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HGTV Villa with Beautiful View

Simpson Bay #448264

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