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Unique Villa, Music History, St Barts View, Large Family Reunion Friendly

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Last updated: 12/05/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Two Villas in one, Eleven decks, Private, Gated 24/7 manned security,5000sq/ft

(SERENITY ONLY); ONE Couple $350 per/night; Two couples $450 per/night; FIVE to EIGHT people sleeping in SERENITY ONLY $500 per/night.
SERENDIPITY is SERENITY and SERENADE combined for seven bedrooms sleeping SIX to SIXTEEN people and rents for $1000 per night. (email us for the best rates)

CHRISTMAS WEEK $10,000 7 NIGHTS DEC 20TH TO JAN 5TH
REGATTA WEEK FEB 25TH TO MAR 7TH $8000 7 NIGHTS.


Serendipity is a unique two villas in one property and once was a private recording studio. The villa has many viewing decks to enjoy the night lights of Oyster pond and the sunrises over the Atlantic ocean. The trade winds also brings a nice ocean breeze to the property. Serendipity is the combination of two villas with the names of Serenity and Serenade. Serenity is the top villa and has three levels of living and has four bedrooms. SERENADE is a larger villa and is considered the bottom villa. Serenade was the recording studio and was converted to a three bedroom villa in 2015, The recording studio villa Serenade is a very contemporary and has multiple levels, high ceilings and irregular shape rooms. Both villas are entirely air conditioned and has a total of SEVEN bedrooms, THREE kitchens , SIX TV's, outdoor chairs and couches for FIFTY on ELEVEN decks, night lighting, and a grand piano shape pool.


Villa SERENITY has three levels of living, two King size beds Two double beds Two pull out couches. The top level is called the Loft bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and private bathroom and a private deck. The living room level has a vaulted ceiling, a very large picture window with spectacular view of Oyster pond, modern kitchen, half bath, flat screen television and two pull out couches. The bottom level is call Sunrise, and sleeps four people in three bedrooms. The main room on Sunrise level has a king size bed and a large couch, love seat and flat screen television. Also the gazebo is just outside the door on this level. SERENITY can sleep two couples in two king size beds (four people) and additional four people sleeping in two small bedrooms, and two pull out couches, for the total of eight people.

Villa SERENADE can be rented only in combination with Serenity. Serenade will not be rented if you are one couple or a small group staying in Serenity. We are not a share property. Serenade is separated by a walking path. The recording studio villa Serenade is a very unique villa in that you don't notice it from Serenity, but there is three levels of living below the decks. Account the flat roofs of Serenade are the patios of Serenity. Serenade is a 3000 sq /ft three bedroom two bath villa. The villa has multiple levels and all the rooms have irregular shapes the living room area has a very high ceiling. Friar's beach bedroom has a large picture window that looks down into the living room in Serenade. Friar's beach bedroom has it's own bathroom, pull out queen size couch, 54in television, and a private outside door that leads you to the middle of the property. Friar's beach bedroom was once used as the sound room. Orient beach bedroom has a king size bed and a bathroom. Mullet beach bedroom has a queen size Murphy bed and a day bed. The kitchen is part of the living room and has spectacular view of oyster pond. The kitchen has a large pantry with many appliances. The dinning room can seat eight people with spectacular views. The living room area in Serenade is a very large space with high ceilings and two ac units that keeps the space very cool. The living room has over size furniture and a 72in big screen television. There is a exercise room just off the living rm area with a total gym and exercise bike. Out the front doors there is a large shaded porch area.

Villa SERENDIPITY was built and used as a private recording studio in the early 2000's by Miroslav Vitous. In the beginning of Miroslav career around 1970, the group Weather Report was formed along with Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul. Three years later, he formed the Miroslav Vitous Group along with John Surman, Kenny Kirkland and Jon Christensen. During this time he played in a trio with his brother Alan, and Jan Hammer. After winning a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Later Miroslav moved to New York & collaborated with musicians such as Bob Brookmeyer, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Art Farmer, Stan Getz, Charlie Mariano, and Herbie Mann. In 1979, Vitous became the director of the Jazz Department at the New England Conservatory in Boston. The conservatory has a very disciplined program requiring all students to study for 6 years and pass stringent exams.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 6100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 and older/ absolutely no SPRING BREAKERS....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have many board games and puzzles on property. ONE GIANT JENGA GAME made of 2x4. One outside PENTE game....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    SMOKING INSIDE WILL BE THE FORFEITURE OF SECURITY DEPOSIT. Smoking permitted outside. Cleaning up from smokers will be taken from the Security deposit. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We love pets so just ask....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Many stairs. Multiple levels. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

  • Loft / Treetop: 1 king

    Loft bedroom with Balcony, Shower and double sink....moreless

  • Mullet beach : 1 queen, 1 child bed, 1 murphy bed

    Mullet shares the bathroom with Orient. sleeps four....moreless

  • Orient beach: 1 king, 1 child bed

    In Serenade with full bath (shower) ...moreless

  • Friar´s beach : 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Friar's has a full bath. sleeps four shares bathroom...moreless

  • One of Two small bedroom: 1 double

    small bedroom but has privacy lower level Serenity...moreless

  • Living rm: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Serenity living rm with 1/2 bath only ...moreless

  • Sunrise Suite with gazebo: 1 king, 2 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Down stairs 3 bedroom with couches and cable tv. ...moreless

  • Serenity/Serendipity has Four bedrooms consisting of 2 king and 2 double size beds, lots of closet space, fans and air conditioning. The living room also adds 2 twin size pull out couches. SERENADE/Serendipity pictures on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Loft : toilet, shower

    two vessal sink's with a view of St Bart's...moreless

  • Sunrise: toilet, shower

    downstairs ...moreless

  • Kitchen: toilet

    On the main floor ...moreless

  • Frair's : toilet, shower

    Very private. Can be added to rental of Serenity. ...moreless

  • Orient : toilet, shower

    Shares with Mullet can be added to Serenity Rental....moreless

  • 4.5 baths with walk in showers. One outdoor shower in the driveway for washing off from a day at the beach....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Walking distance to Dawn beach. Villa has 180* unobstructed views of Oyster pond and Ocean. Plus a Two mile walking course through the neighborhood....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network Living room Serenade and Owner's Suite. Local Cable in the Living Rm Serenity. Sunrise Suite.// Serenade Frair's Beach bedroom. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    six tv's, one big screen 72 inch in Serenade on dish network (redzone). ...moreless

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Oyster Pond/ Night lights/ Full Moons/ Sunrises. ...moreless

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Eleven units that cool all living spaces....moreless

  • Garage:

    One Carport , Less than 20 ft from the kitchen in Serenity....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Three airport expresses with I tunes airplay for apple. Outdoor Speakers, Four sources, Three Zones, 1. Outdoor Kitchen, 2. Outside the front doors. 3 Sunrise suite gazebo....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Changed on the third or fourth day of stay. At the discretion of the client....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Two Serenity/Serenade...moreless

  • Parking:

    Three cars can park inside gate just steps away from serenity....moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee makers....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Setting for 8 in Serenity / Setting for 12 in Serenade. Great selection utensils in all three kitchens....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Two Serenity/Serenade but not in the outdoor kitchen...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Three Serenity /Serenade and one outside. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Two Serenity/Serenade but not in the outdoor kitchen....moreless

  • Oven:

    Two Serenity/Serenade but not in the outdoor kitchen....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Just asked we probably have it....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Outdoor Kitchen Refrigerator is a Large Sub Zero. Property has Three....moreless

  • Stove:

    Two Serenity/Serenade but not in the outdoor kitchen. The outdoor kitchen has a large blackstone sport gas grill. (flat top) also a big green egg is available for extra fee to cover the costs....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Two Serenity/Serenade but not in the outdoor kitchen....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    8. Sol deck very large deck with hot tub. 9 Half moon deck very private off of the sol deck 10. Front porch Serenade 11 Owners deck 12 Generator level (restricted)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    1. Outside Loft/Treetop Bedroom. 2. Outside of Kitchen Serenity 3. Outside of living room Serenity 4. Herb garden backdoor kitchen 5. Sunrise gazebo 6. Pool Deck 7. Sky Deck next to outdoor kitchen....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Outside of Sunrise Suite bedroom....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    BIG GREEEN EGG. extra cost for the lump coal. Black stone flattop grill. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Six people on the Sol deck. extra charge for the hot tub filling and cleaning $160 per week....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    The pool is in the shape of a grand piano. Views of the ocean, Five feet deep. Can be seen in the pictures posted....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Serenity and Serenade combined
Oct 17 - Oct 31, 2017
5 night min stay

$7,000

Rates are based on 15 guests; add $1 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,000

Rates are based on 15 guests; add $1 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

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(SERENITY ONLY); ONE Couple $2450 per/week; Two couples $3150 per/week; FIVE to EIGHT people sleeping in Serenity only $3500 per week.

(SERENDIPITY is SERENITY and SERENADE) combines for seven bedrooms sleeping SIX TO SIXTEEN people.

$1000 per night.

CHRISTMAS WEEK $10,000 7 NIGHTS DEC 20TH TO JAN 5TH

REGATTA WEEK FEB 25TH TO MAR 7TH $8000 7 NIGHTS.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Princess Juliana International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Busby's
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
St Bart's Ferry
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
St Maarten Golf Club
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mama's Pizza, Mr Busby's, Big Fish, Ding Dock
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dawn Beach

Car: Necessary

St. Maarten/St. Martin is an idyllic tropical paradise with the rare distinction of being geographically situated at the top of the Northeast Caribbean island chain known as “the Leeward Islands”. This location proves to be literally the perfect spot in regard to the island hosting a wide variety of incredibly beautiful and very different beaches.

The Northeast side of St. Maarten/St. Martin faces the great Atlantic Ocean and the super-deep Puerto Rico Trench. The seas are a bit bigger, cooler and wave sets begin to break on the shallow reefs, rolling lazily into the shore. Beaches like the famous Orient Bay, Le Galion and Dawn Beach face the Atlantic, and because of the ultimate power of the ocean, the sand there is ultra-white and powdery, a perfect mixture of coral, shells and soft-stone sand.

As you round the top of the island, and head North-Northwest, things change. The high mountainous and cliff region of St. Maarten/St.Martin act as a weather bloc and a funnel running into the Anguilla Channel. The beaches in Grand Case and Marigot are much calmer, warmer and have bigger gold tinged sand, more like the South of France. There’s a bit of a pocket after Marigot harbor and then you come to Bay Rouge. Although Bay Rouge is across the channel from Anguilla, the currents have churned up some amazing red-gold hued coral sand. The grains of coral sand are very large and feel wonderful to walk on, and the water can go from calm to rough at the drop of a hat.

The West tip of the island juts out into the Caribbean Sea. On the Northwest side, the French beaches of Plum Bay and Prune Bay sport fine white sand, deep blue seas and a beach break that is home to the occasional surfer. On the South side of the tip beaches like Cupe Coy and Mullet Bay have great coral-sand and steep declines to the water from the palm fringed beaches.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Mike and Maryl are from Texas. Mike grew up in Kansas. Maryl is a city girl from Chicago. Both are retired from the BNSF railway which is based in Ft Worth TX.

Why the Owner Chose Oyster Pond, Sint Maarten:
This home with unobstructed views of the bay and ocean, pool and outdoor kitchen sold us. The coconut and palm trees just add to the tropical feel you get when you come thru the automatic gate.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Full moon, sunrises and ocean views are why you stay at Serendipity.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016

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Photos

  • Full Moon Looking at St Bart's

    Full Moon Looking at St Bart's

  • Serenity from the Pool deck

    Serenity from the Pool deck

  • Big table in the outside kitchen can be set up for large groups.
can be expanded

    Big table in the outside kitchen can be set up for large groups. can be expanded

  • Serenity Living Room. 
pull out green couches.

    Serenity Living Room. pull out green couches.

  • Sunrise Suite with gazebo. 
with leather couches and cable tv. Bottom level .

    Sunrise Suite with gazebo. with leather couches and cable tv. Bottom level .

  • Winter Solstice SUNRISE Dec 22

    Winter Solstice SUNRISE Dec 22

  • Sun deck with hot tub.

    Sun deck with hot tub.

  • Serenity Three levels

    Serenity Three levels

  • Serenade living room , dining room, kitchen area. high ceiling.

    Serenade living room , dining room, kitchen area. high ceiling.

  • Loft bedroom with private bathroom.

    Loft bedroom with private bathroom.

  • Serenade Friar's Beach bedroom. With a full bathroom. With a outside door.

    Serenade Friar's Beach bedroom. With a full bathroom. With a outside door.

  • SERENADE Mullet beach bedroom share bathroom.

    SERENADE Mullet beach bedroom share bathroom.

  • Outdoor Furniture

    Outdoor Furniture

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016

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