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Fabulous Views Overlooking Oualie Bay & The Narrows To St Kitts

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Wonderful Private Studio Cottage With Stunning Views To The Sea

Tucked into the hillside 200 feet above the sea, a 5 minute walk to the beach, this seaside cottage offers a fabulous retreat away from it all.

We have had wonderful year after year return guests (some as long as 12 years) stay at the Cottage over the past years, so there have been years when the Cottage was completely booked and we have not had it posted on VRBO. As life situations change for people, this winter we have some weeks available so we have again been able to post on VRBO/Homeaway. As a result of this being considered a "new listing" again, VRBO does not provide the opportunity to transfer reviews from past years. And since our returning guests book directly with us, they do not have an opportunity to post a review. We look forward to posting reviews later this year after welcoming some newly booked guests.

The studio offers stunning views of the Oualie Bay area and more than 800 sq ft of inside and outside living space including a fully screened porch with dining table and second living area. Surrounded by trees, you can enjoy the gentle winds and gorgeous views from anywhere in the cottage. You may even spot some vervet monkeys in the trees while sitting on the porch.

The cottage is located in one of the most exclusive areas on the island on Ridge Road. The location is within 1 KM of 4 beaches, some of the best restaurants on the island including Four Season's Hotel, Nisbet Plantation, Coconut Grove, the newly renovated and expanded Gin Trap just around the corner, and Oualie Beach Hotel with all the water sport and cycling amenities available at the bottom of the road.

The kitchen is fully equipped with new silestone counters, a miele cooktop, full size refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, and dishwasher. A washer and dryer are also available in the basement and a propane BBQ is available on the outside porch. The inside living space consists of a living area with couch and 2 chairs and a king size bed that can be converted into 2 twin beds.

The cottage also comes fully equipped with quality linens and towels to enjoy during your stay. Cable TV, wifi internet and guest cell phone are also provided. Weekly housekeeping is provided for stays longer than 1 week.

The cottage has a large ceiling fan in the inside area and 2 fans with lights in the outside screened in porch area. We usually have a nice trade wind that blows, so that alone keeps things cool along with all the vegetation around the cottage that helps with cooling things too. There isn’t any formal garden area to sit in outside as the cottage is tucked into the hill overlooking Oualie Bay, but there is a separate outside unscreened porch area that you can sit on and enjoy the views to the ocean.

In terms of the beaches, all the beaches are public on Nevis, and lots of people not staying in the hotel use the Oualie Beach Hotel beach area again as long as the hotel is not really busy and if you order something to drink or eat they would be very happy that you are there. We also have some little beach chairs that you can use to take to the beach while you are here too. In addition, Chri-Shi Beach Restaurant is just 1 mile from the cottage heading toward town and has a fabulous beach area, offers wonderful yoga and boot camp classes in the morning and fabulous lunches 7 days a week, as well as recently offering movie nights once a week and dinner on the weekends.

There are 2 hotels & 1 restaurant/beach in the area that have pools Nisbet Plantation and Mount Nevis Hotel, and Double Deuce restaurant. Mount Nevis has a great pool. I think again if you ordered something to drink and possibly eat, they would be happy for you to sit around the pool - I would not hesitate to ask as people are usually very accommodating and especially if the hotel is not busy. Double Deuce restaurant is on Pinney's Beach close to town (where other restaurant/beach bars are located - Lime, Turtle Time, and Sunshine's) next to the Four Season's Hotel. Pinney's is a great beach area and they have a little pool.

There are flights directly into Nevis, but if you are arriving to Nevis from St Kitt’s there are a number of ferries available to get you over to Nevis. In addition, there are private water taxis we can help you arrange to take from the South Penninsula of St Kitt's that bring you directly to the dock at Oualie Beach where we will meet you and bring you up the hill to the cottage. When we are not on island, we have an absolutely wonderful property manager (Sonia Cornelius), who is a great resource on Nevis. She will meet you when you arrive in Nevis and bring you up to the cottage and give you a quick orientation of things. It is a 10 minute taxi ride from St. Kitt’s airport to the main ferry docks in Basseterre, then about a 40 minute ferry ride to Nevis (depending on the ferry you get on).  Or the private water taxi is a 25 minute taxi ride to the South Penninsula on St Kitt's and a 5 minute water taxi ride over to Nevis.

We are always available to our guests during their stay - we are just a phone call away.

More Details

Owner
Paula
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Paula

We first came to Nevis in 1988 and absolutely loved the island and the people. It was then and continues to be a hidden treasure in the caribbean. We returned in 1989 and bought the 1 acre lot the Villa sits on. We began building the house in 1993 and continue to love Nevis over all these years.

Paula purchased this cottage in 1989

Why Paula chose Cliftons

When we first came to Nevis we traveled and explored all the areas on the island. On our second trip (the following year in 1989) we knew where we wanted to be located if we were to purchase land, and had to work at finding a real estate person to find out about available properties. We were in luck as the property had just been listed by a newly established real estate company on the island Oualie Realty (now Caldwell Banker). The property had yet to be surveyed but we put in our offer and 4 months later the lot was surveyed and we were the new owners. Then in 1993 we were able to start to build the house with who we believe is the absolute best builder on the island - Urban Jones. Over the years we have continued to update and recently in 2015 & 2016 completed an extensive full renovation of the Great Room and kitchen and updated the bathrooms. We never cease to be awestruck by the fabulous views over the Narrows, the sound of the tree frogs as the sun sets, the people, and all the things to do on the island. We feel so very very fortunate to have the opportunity to spend as much time on the island as we do.

What makes this cottage unique

We first fell in love with the island on our the first trip in 1988. When we came back the second year - it just seemed to be even better than we remembered. We love our location on Ridge Road as it is a dead end road that goes up the hill from the beach and provides the spectacular views we have across over Oualie Bay where the sail boats moor, and over the Narrows to the South Penninsula on St Kitt's. It is the ever changing landscapes with the sun & clouds floating by that create such gorgeous shades of blues and greens in the ocean below and cast incredible shadows on the hills of St Kitt's. And we love the privacy of the Villa while being just a few minutes from beaches, restaurants, biking and water sport activities.

Amenities

Cliftons Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 piece shower, toilet, sink
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 twin beds made into a king sized bed in the studio cottage
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage

Reviews

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Fabulous Views Overlooking Oualie Bay & The Narrows To St Kitts
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Beautiful modern cottage with excellent design for maximum use of space and spectacular views!

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Beautiful private retreat with views of Oualie beach and across the sea to St Kitts. Perfect for a single or couple with every kitchen amenity, storage and king size bed with amazing linens. Large fully screened porch for dining and entertaining or simply relaxing and reading a book! Close to beaches, restaurants and bars, live music and central location. The owners who live close by are amazing hosts and very knowledgeable about all things on the island! We would come back again and again!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We welcome you back anytime.
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $153.36

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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