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Serenata de la Playa - We want you as our guest! Come enjoy our beautiful home!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bdrm, 5.5 bath, central a/c, pool, beachfront

Serenata De La Playa is a beachfront home located on the sand and pebble beach in beautiful Klein Bay, which is a small neighborhood of luxury homes on St. John's Caribbean coast. Because Serenata is the next to last villa on a road with no through traffic, there is little or no noise in this location, which creates a very peaceful setting. It’s really a perfect place for relaxing. Serenata shares the beach with other villas, but tropical landscaping and a thoughtful site plan produce a private venue. This is also a sun lover’s villa; the house faces south and is blessed with glorious sunshine from 9 am – 5 pm.

Serenata is a gorgeous three level home that was completed in the winter of 2009. It consists of a large main house, plus a 2 ½ story stone tower that overlooks the pool. The house sits as close to the beach as the law allows. You park on the second level and enter into the great room, which contains the interior living and dining areas, plus the kitchen, a powder room (half bath) and a laundry room. To the right of the great room is the main house bedroom. The stone tower is located on the left of the main house. One bedroom is on the second level, while a flight of exterior stairs leads up to the bedroom on the 3rd level. Off the front of the great room is an exceedingly comfortable lanai (an outdoor living/dining area.) From the lanai, exterior stairs lead down a half level to the pool and spacious pool deck. Exterior stairs also lead from the lanai down to the master bedroom and the twins bedroom, both of which are on the ground level.

The interior living room is even more comfortable than the photos show, with “sink into it” furniture, central a/c, a 42” flat screen TV/DVD and AM/FM stereo/CD played through Bose speakers and high speed wireless internet. The lanai is a natural extension of the living room, but it feels so different - very airy and tropical. This lanai definitely captures the essence of a classic island villa. Under the lanai’s roof, cushioned furniture seats 8 while the view through the columned arches is turquoise water and blue skies. From the lanai the only sound that you hear is the sweet music of gently breaking surf. In the great room the dining table seats 8-10, and there are 4 high back swivel armchairs at the bar/counter. The dining table on the lanai seats 6-8 and there is a breakfast/lunch table for 4-6 on the pool deck.

The attractive and well equipped kitchen has mahogany cabinets with granite counter tops, stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances, including a side by side refrigerator and freezer with water and ice dispenser, a 4 burner gas stove and oven, double sink, microwave, dishwasher, a blender, toaster and a coffeemaker with a coffee grinder. All dishes, dinnerware, pots and pans, cooking utensils and dining linens for a party of 10 are provided.

The bedrooms of Serenata were designed to insure an excellent degree of privacy and to capture the beautiful waterfront views. From the 1st floor to the 3rd floor the bedrooms are as follows;

• Bedroom 1 - the master bedroom - 1st floor- 375 sq/ft – king bed – terra cotta patio

• Bedroom 2 - the twins bedroom - 1st floor - 200 sq/ft – twin beds – terra cotta patio

• Bedroom 3 – main house bedroom – 2nd floor – 210 sq/ft - king bed – private balcony

• Bedroom 4 – pool house bedroom – 2nd floor – 210 sq/ft - king bed – private balcony

• Bedroom 5 – pool house bedroom – 3rd floor – 210. sq/ft - king bed – private balcony

All the bedrooms are fully screened with central a/c and each has a covered balcony or deck All have a private bath with a very private stone shower with views of blue skies and blue water. Bedrooms 1, 2 and 5 are accessed by exterior tiled stairs. Bedrooms 1, 2, 4, and 5 can be accessed through the great room, or from a private gated entrance that doesn’t require entering the great house.

The pool and sun deck are amenities that will keep you and your kids glued to Serenata. There are a couple of pool features worth mentioning. First, a third of the pool is 4 feet deep and the other 2/3rds is 6-7 feet deep, providing areas for different levels of swimmers. Second, in the shallow end a bench seat runs the width of the pool, providing a terrific place to sit in the warm water and have a drink, a conversation, a contemplative moment, or a bit of each. The barbeque pit is on the pool deck

More Details

Property Manager
Caribbean Villas & Resorts of St. John
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Caribbean Villas & Resorts of St. John

For additional questions on our beautiful home please call our representatives at Caribbean Villas of St John. Their sales office is located in the states and if you would like to speak with a "live" person (M-F, 9-5 EST), give them a call! They are ready to answer your questions and make your reservation. 800 338-0987 and 207 510-6300. Once you arrive on St John, their local office staff will meet you and will be your on island hosts. "You've got friends on the island," who are ready to assist you in any way they can!

Caribbean Villas & Resorts of St. John purchased this villa in 2009

Why Caribbean Villas & Resorts of St. John chose Rendezvous Bay

Our stateside business is building luxury homes and we had dreamed for years about building a vacation home on a beach on St. John, The problem is, the National Park owns most of St John’s beaches, so there’s not much private beachfront property. After too many years of looking, this property came on the market and we jumped for it. This beachfront location really sets Serenata apart from other homes. You’ve got to feel it to understand it, but all your senses are caressed in Serenata. The trade winds blow soft, warm and gentle as they caress your skin. The constant background music of small surf breaking on a pebble beach is a calming melody that caresses your ears. The beauty of sunshine, starlight and moonbeams reflecting on the sea caresses your eyes, while the light fragrance of the sea is so real that you can almost taste it. Every tired, stressed out, recession-weary human should spend a week in this house – it will breath new life and energy into anyone.

What makes this villa unique

One of the features that sets Serenata apart from other villas is the 400 square foot lanai, with its lovely views and comfortable cushioned furniture. The lanai wins first place honors for “the most enjoyable shaded place to spend an afternoon.” The lanai has a direct line of sight into the pool, so adults can relax nearby but still keep on eye on the kids in the pool. For people who love to be outside but not in the sun, this lanai is one of those “I’m too content to move” spots. You’ll also greatly enjoy:

• Swimming and snorkeling in calm, clear, 82-84 degree, turquoise waters just 50 steps from your villa. The beach is mostly small pebbles but it’s also part sand, so you can get in and out of the water relatively easy. The protected waters of Klein Bay also provide a safe and scenic area to kayak (kayaks not provided, but can be rented in Cruz Bay).

• A large (30 x 15) pool surrounded by a tiled deck, both of which bask in sunshine all day

• A location that provides peace and quiet, serenity, privacy and great natural beauty.

• A supremely comfortable interior living room with “sink way into it” furniture and a 42” flat screen TV/DVD, am/fm stereo +CD and Bose speakers plus wireless internet.

Amenities

Rendezvous & Ditleff Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Water views from the bedroom and the outdoor shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Water views from the bedroom and the outdoor shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Water views from the bedroom and the outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Water views from the bedroom and the outdoor shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Water views from the bedroom and the shower
  • The baths are all very handsome with mahogany cabinets and granite countertops, and beautiful and private stone showers with scenic views
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom, 1st floor - 375 sq/ft, tiled patio
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twins bdrm, 1st floor, 200 sq/ft, tiled patio
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Main house, 2nd floor, 210 sq/ft, private balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Stone tower, 2nd floor, 210 sq/ft, private balcony
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Stone tower, 3rd floor, 210 sq/ft, private balcony
  • All the bedrooms of Serenata were designed to insure an excellent degree of privacy and to capture the beautiful waterfront views. They all are fully screened and have central a/c. All have a private bath with a gorgeous and very private stone shower with views of blue skies and blue water. Bedrooms 1, 2 and 5 are accessed by exterior tiled stairs. Bedrooms 1, 2, 4, and 5 can be accessed through the great room, or from a private gated entrance that doesn’t require entering the great house.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This exquisite villa took five years to plan, design and build and was completed in February of 2009. The owners are successful US real estate developers, and when it comes to building a St. John luxury home, there’s no substitute for in depth construction knowledge and experience. With its classic design features, central (built in) air conditioning, tasteful and comfortable furnishings, and a 5 million dollar price tag, Serenata would be considered a supreme luxury home in any St. John neighborhood. But Serenata’s beachfront location really sets it apart, with peace and quiet, serenity, privacy and great natural beauty. There is also swimming and snorkeling in calm, clear, 82-84 degree waters just 50 steps from your villa. The beach is mostly small pebbles but it’s also part sand, so you can get in and out of the water relatively easy. The protected waters of Klein Bay also provide a safe and scenic area to kayak (kayaks not provided, but can be rented in Cruz Bay).

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This was our best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

Sereata was a lovely house in an absolutely perfect location for my husband and I plus our two college sons and a college roommate. Serenata was so roomy and well laid out that we could have brought 3 more friends and still had lots of privacy. Because all three boys are on their college swim teams we had to have a home on the water where the boys could swim everyday. We all love to kayak and paddleboard at our summer camp on the lake, so we wanted that also, and Serenata was the ideal choice. The house was really lovely and comfortable, we especially loved the outdoor living room and the pool was sunny and private. But the best feature was the big turquoise pool in our front yard - the beautiful Caribbean. The waters were always calm and idea for paddle boarding, kayaking and snorkeling and we all spent hours every day on the water. We had to rent the paddleboards and kayaks, but that’s easy to do on St. John. Cruz Bay is a delightful Caribbean town with so many great restaurants, but Serenata by the Sea was still our favorite restaurant. At night this house is so charming that it was hard to leave, even for the three college boys. Our oldest graduates next year and he has already asked for a graduation present – another memorable family vacation at Serenata. We all said yes to that idea.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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February vacation - best ever!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Serenata de la Playa this past February and loved it. Traveled with a group of 10 people to celebrate our 60th birthdays. Could not have asked for a better villa and location! The home is convenient to Cruz Bay - 10 minute drive - felt very comfortable driving in to town for dinner at night - but cooking at the villa was great too. My favorite feature at the home was the outdoor gazebo - we sat their many a morning relaxing with coffee and breakfast - and then of course our margarita's at night!! The pool had plenty of room for all 10 of us to relax around - or if you wanted to snorkel - Klein Bay is right there -nice calm cove - plenty to see! The kitchen is well stocked - the bedrooms very spacious and offer nice privacy.. I would definitely stay here again...........thinking about bringing my family next time. This is my first time working with Caribbean Villas - they were great to deal with - they know the villa well and could answer all of my numerous questions!!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Klein Bay is slowly being developed, but your view from Serenata is as beautiful and unspoiled as it was 30 years ago. Although Cruz Bay is only a 10 minute drive on paved roads, rarely does a tourist ever drive or hike into this lovely, peaceful location.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $55 per person per night
Damage Deposit $1,000

Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy sent with your confirmation
$500 Damage Deposit
Payments:

50% is due within 7 days of booking, final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. For Christmas/New Years bookings- final payment is due 120 days prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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