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Roof top pool Luxury Villa In Exclusive 24-HR Guarded Beachfront Community

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Space 4,400 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bath, 2 powder rooms, Sleeps 8 + Sleeper Sofa

'ButterMoon' is a breathtaking chic get-away located in exclusive Shore Pointe, an award winning BEACHFRONT development of 15 private villas that won Best New Small Resort in the Caribbean. Everything you could want in a private rental and more! PRIVATE ROOF TOP TERRACE POOL and SUN ROOM with MAGNIFICANT VIEWS towards the island of Saba and SUNSETS.

FULLY AIR-CONDITIONED in every room of house. Four KING SIZE BEDROOM SUITES with luxurious linens. Beautifully furnished terraces off of the bedrooms on each floor above garage level. Ground floor bedroom suite outfitted with additional apartment amenities such as additional sleeper sofa for 2, mini-fridge, microwave and soaker bathtub!!! Possible to have 2 X-Long twin beds on ground level for children..

FLAT SCREEN TVs, DVDs, high-speed fiber optic WIFI, high-end kitchen appliances with extended range of culinary equipment, stainless gas BBQ , dining easily seats 10 with additional tables for separate intimate dining. SPACIOUS open-concept kitchen, dining and living room salon are wonderful for entertainment. Private chef and catering can be arranged separate from rental. Cleaning not included in rental, but can be arranged in advance. Laundry room with professional steamer in addition to ironing board.

This 4 level property with sweeping views has its own 2-person elevator that affords ease of use. And ease of location couldn’t be better!!! Located across the street from Porto Cupecoy Village with extensive restaurants, grocery, ATM, gift shops, art gallery, and more! This ocean front property on the French/Dutch border is approximately 7 minutes from the Juliana airport, even closer to golf course and several beaches.

More Details

Property Manager
Kelly
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Kelly

Owner is American, lived in St Maarten for 17 years and spared no expense investing in this property and maintaining as it was a primary home. Moved back to the U.S. for medical/family reasons.

Kelly purchased this villa in 2008

Why Kelly chose St Maarten

With extensive experience in multiple property ownership and developments on the island, we chose this home immediately (before the property was even finished) based on it's outstanding location, structure and luxurious amenities. The house is on the 2nd row overlooking the first row of houses and has a magnificent view, protection from big waves and blowing sand. All the benefits of a beachfront property without the risk and hassle. Security in this community is outstanding with 24-hour guards, electronic surveillance with additional guards & dogs from dusk to dawn. The island is a safe place, and this community just freed our mind from any worry at all. The sunsets are incredible, especially sipping drinks in the rooftop pool. What can we say, it's just a fabulous home and we're glad to share it with you now that life has taken us back to the States. We lived in this home for 5 years and made sure is was fully up-to-date and well maintained as it was indeed our home, not conceived as a rental property.

What makes this villa unique

Because this was our home, we loaded it up with extra steps like dual (backup) hot water heaters as well as a solar heater on the roof for eco-friendliness. There is triple filtered drinking water from the tap. Island water is fine, but with a compromised immune system in our family we went above and beyond. Stairs are carpeted for comfort. All main windows have electronic storm shutters that are wonderful for blocking out light when you want to sleep in after a long celebratory night out. Enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had an amazing stay at Buttermoon August 17th-23rd! From the moment we arrived, we felt as if we had stepped into a dream. Kelly met us at the house to show us around and get us settled. This home is absolutely perfect with gorgeous views. The house was spotless and well appointed. There is a convenient internet phone for free calls to and from the States. A local cellphone was also provided which made it handy to plan excursions while on the go. The decor is very tasteful and modern. Beds and linens were very luxurious. You will definitely not feel as if you are staying in a rental. The gourmet kitchen has everything you need including a huge walk-in pantry with spices. The master bedroom is on the 4th floor with amazing views. There are 3 other king bedrooms, all are very large and beautifully decorated, each with it’s own large luxury bathroom. We especially liked the sunglasses exhibit in the 2nd floor bedroom. There are so many nice touches throughout the house that really make it an amazing experience. The house is 4 and a half floors with the pool on the uppermost level. There is even an elevator which made bringing your suitcases up four flights a breeze. Beach chairs and towels were ready to go in the garage and some kids snorkel gear was also available. The beach is secluded and nicely nestled between two cliffs. A local snuba outfit (snubasxm.com) met us one morning on our beach and took us out diving in our own backyard. It was amazing, we literally walked out the garage, onto the beach, had a 15 minute instruction then were off diving!

There is a great marina across the street with outdoor restaurants and a small gourmet grocery store. Our favorite spot there was Earnest & Fidel’s, best mojito on the island! The owner grows his own sugar canes at his house and soaks them in rum for 24 hours. There is a also a brand new shopping mall across the street with lots of activities for the kids including a haunted house! We rented a car which is a must to explore all that the island has to offer. A short 7 minute drive towards Marigot brings you to 'Le Sand’, a perfect spot for a gourmet lunch right on the beach where they also provide you with a beach chair & umbrella. Other favorite spots were Coco's on the Beach at Orient Bay and Pinel island which is a short ferry ride to a secluded island with 2 beachfront restaurants.

Buttermoon gets our highest recommendation. We can’t wait to go back!
Aug 2015
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Amenities

Maho Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • Four full bathrooms and two half bathrooms. The ground floor bath features a soaker tub with handheld shower, while all others have showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Stunning views of the Caribbean from your bed!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Private terrace with outdoor dining and sofa
  • 4 King beds, one can be split into 2 extra-long twins without the memory foam topper. Pull-out sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
Private chef and catering references are available for renter to arrange on their own. There are private chefs & caterers on the island who understand GF and Paleo needs

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Roof top pool Luxury Villa In Exclusive 24-HR Guarded Beachfront Community
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

This should be a 10 star villa

  • 5 of 5

his property deserves 10 stars

Your experience: OMG, Okay let me start by saying.... This was an amazing vacation. Our Moring started rather early as we are the type that likes to arrive early enough to enjoy the first day of vacation and not use the entire day for traveling. Upon our arrival at the beautifully renovated and state of the art Princess Juliana airport, we were greeted by the property manager. That right there told me that this property was something special the fact that she took the time to come to the airport and accompany us to the villa showed me that she takes her job very seriously. Once we picked up our rent a car she directed us to the vila which is really about 7 minutes from the airport. As we drove, The PM was nice enough to point out some places to eat as well as places to enjoy Happy hour. Upon arrival to the property, The PM introduced us to the security staff who were all extremley friendly and helpful when it came to directions. After the introductions, we were taken up to the villa and the PM once again went above and beyond. She took us on a house tour explaining how everything worked showed us where everything we could ever need was. The pictures don't do justice to this property. the location was just as described the beach is exactly 5 minutes walking and you can see it as well as the ocean from every room. Each of the four bedrooms where spacious and comfortable I loved the sunglass room it was my favorite. All of the bedrooms had their very own ensuite bathroom, as well as a balcony to enjoy your morning coffee/Tea. The pool housed on the top floor was where I spent all of my time. The elevator was a great help when we were bringing up snacks and drinks using a heavy cooler. After the tour, we reconvened on the third floor in the kitchen/living room where we sat down and enjoyed a light snack a cocktail and some great conversation with the PM. She was even kind enough to stock the fridge with some breakfast foods and a nice bottle of island rum. She didn't miss a beat, she left us a booklet of sorts with a map of the island some calling instructions, and a few more restaurant choices but the best part was her Taxi/Tour guide. That man was a god sent if you are going to book this villa there is no need for you to rent a car because he is wonderful and totally knowledgeable. So having said all this I am now planning my stay here for 2018. Thanks again and we will see you in 2018.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

1st time was so great we had to return!!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect place in the perfect location. We had such a wonderful time the first time we came in January we had to return for a second visit. The pool deck on the top floor is the perfect spot for decompressing, we spent much of our time up there just relaxing and watching the Caribbean pass by. The inside of the villa is immaculate with an artistic theme, very spacious 4 bedrooms with comfy beds. The location is close to great restaurants and walking distance to the grocery store across the street, but far away enough to be quiet and relaxing when you need and want it. The Shore point complex is gated, very safe and secure. A guard is at the gate 24 hours a day. Easy access to the beach out front. The manager Kelly is an amazing host and had everything ready to go for us when we arrived. Even had some welcoming gifts and decorations for our daughter and her friends who had just graduated high school. Very attentive! Will definitely return for another trip, and already trying to book dates for September! You wont find a better place to stay in the Cupecoy area.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of the best

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in many, many VRBO's, we have a variety of houses to use for comparisons with Buttermoon. This house and the management far exceeded our wishes. Eight of us stayed in the four bedrooms and we all appreciated the king sized beds with comfortable pillows and mattresses. The home is designed beautifully with high end appliances. I can't remember having such a well equipped kitchen in a rental. It was a delight to cook there. The house was very clean and well stocked.

Restaurants nearby that we enjoyed -- Altro (absolutely delicious!) is across the street near the grocery. The Green Monkey Bar and Grill was good for casual dining. The property manager Kelly was super. She gave us a nice introduction to the place and was attentive throughout our stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Villa was great. Plenty of room for a large group of people. We enjoyed the balcony every morning and evening. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Great villa, relaxed easy living, plenty of space. Local amenities, yet very private, felt very safe

  • 5 of 5

We were four couples from UK and Canada, for some first time in Caribbean.

We chose the villa online form a number of properties and were not disappointed. We had four ensuite large bedrooms, with stunning views from the top room. The rooftop pool was fantastic, great place to relax with a drink in the evening. The living area was large and comfortable, we used the kitchen extensively , the only item lacking was a mortar and pestle for muddling the mint leaves for our Mojitos. (Tongue firmly in cheek).

Within two minutes walk is a very good Carrefour store, shops, restaurants and the Blue Mall. We walked early in the morning to the beach at Mullet Bay, c 15 mins , for a dip in the sea.

All in all, we had a great time, and truly felt welcomed and supported by the local team. Truly memorable

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

The propert is beautiful, just like it looks in the picture.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience here, plenty of space for all 10 of us to spread out and come together! Kelly was a gracious and accommodating host, and helped us to get settled in quickly. We also really loved the location. We visited 3 restaurants right across the street on the marina and enjoyed them all, and loved the French pastry options and the grocery store all within a short walk!! Also, we are 8 minutes from Maho beach which is a must see, and even closer to Mullet bay. I would recommend this villa, gorgeous views from every window.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Princess Juliana International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Perola Bar
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Simpson Bay and Marigot
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mullet Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Rendezvous
Nearest Beach
Cupecoy beach
Car: recommended

In the heart of the beautiful Cupecoy/Lowlands community of St Maarten, this gated community villa has 24 hour security and is within 3-10 minute drive to a number of beautiful beaches. Directly across the road you will find a variety of restaurants and cafes, outdoor movie events, ATM and a grocery store stocked with everything you need including duty free liquor. A 5 minute car ride away finds Maho Beach, which has exciting nightlife casinos and other fine attractions. This property is located seven minutes from Princess Juliana International Airport and Mullet Bay Golf Course.

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Rates & Availability

Maho Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
school's out special
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
mid summer
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$570
 
 
goodbye summer
Aug 5 2017 - Nov 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Early holiday season
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
Xmas 2017/2018
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,290
 
 
Cure Your Winter Blues
Jan 7 2018 - Feb 23 2018
5 night minimum stay
$770
 
 
spring break 2018
Feb 24 2018 - Apr 13 2018
5 night minimum stay
$825
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 14 2018 - Jun 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Tax Rate 5.0%

If mid week cleaning is desired, the cost is $100.00 cash for 4 hours - paid separately on day of cleaning. Schedule in advance to ensure availability.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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