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Oceanview and mountain breezes

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Private four bedroom staffed residence in premier location

At Skylark the terrace and pool enjoy the warm ocean views and breezes. Guests will be pampered by our skilled staff who will cook, clean and make guests feel welcome in a real home away from home environment. Skylark is located on a hill above Half Moon Bay amongst (2) acres of gardens providing privacy and security. Living room and dining room feature high cathedral ceilings with giant French doors and ceiling fans opening onto the terrace and pool. There are 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. There is an outdoor dining pavilion that overlooks a tropical garden of fruit trees and giant cotton tree that would date back to the colonial time. Our skilled staff includes a cook, chambermaid, and houseman. A Pack-n-play, highchair and rollaways are available for families with little ones. We have cable TV though out, WiFi and a VOIP phone that has a domestic US exchange for free calls to the continental US.

More Details

Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 May, 2018

About Oliver

The Maloney and Albright Families have maintained and enjoyed Skylark Villa with their families and valued guests since the late sixties.

Oliver purchased this villa in 1968

Why Oliver chose Saint James Parish

Our wonderful staff makes all our guests feel at their own home away from home. Our new pool provides a new level of luxury that features hot tub, sun shelf and infinity edge to soak up our Caribbean water views.

What makes this villa unique

walk to Half Moon Resort in 5 minutes

Guestbook comments from the owner

Skylark villa was a perfect choice for our honeymoon. The entire villa and grounds were everything we had hoped for. The view of the Caribbean from the veranda/patio was magnificent. The beautiful private pool, candelite dinners on the patio with romantic music in the background, the near constant breeze coming off the ocean, a bedroom opening to the pool and view of the Caribbean all contributed to an unforgettable honeymoon. Howard, Sonia, and Delores were outstanding in every respect, meeting our every expectation. We wanted to bring Delores home with us to continually enjoy her awesome cooking. Did I mention the outdoor shower? I absolutely loved it! We made memories during our stay that will last a lifetime. I have already recommended Skylark to numerous friends. We had the time of our lives.

Andrew & Patti Rose

Atlanta, GA
Jun 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint James Parish in Cornwall County

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
3 kings or 6 twins, 4th bedroom has: 2 queens, 2 cots. are availble. Pool; TVs in every bedroom, DVD player., Free Vonage phone service


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Oceanview and mountain breezes
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 13 reviews

Impressive location with equally impressive staff

  • 5 of 5

I'm always worried that the pictures posted make the place look even better than it actually is. This is not the case with Skylark! The villa and the views are just like the pictures. Just a short ride from the airport and all the resorts makes it an ideal location. The staff was phenomenal as they catered to our needs. Breakfast and dinner were provided when we requested and felt as if we were fine dining. The rooms were always cleaned and set to the ideal temperature depending on the time of day. Our questions were answered immediately. There were times we decided to just hang in the villa rather than go explore the rest of the island. I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Skylark. Please come back soon. Oliver
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Chicago, IL

The best vacation!

  • 5 of 5

9 of my family members came to Jamaica to celebrate my parents 50th wedding anniversary. We had 6 adults and 3 kids. The accommodations could not have been better. I'm a picky traveler and I really don't have anything that I would have changed. We enjoyed ourselves so much at the house that I only left twice in 7 days and that was to go to the beach. The staff is sooooo incredible. When we arrived Howard served up amazing rum punch and a smoothie for our son. Sonia cooked fantastic local dishes, but will work with you on whatever you want. The first day she already had some food in the house and then day 2 a few people went with her to the grocery store to stock up for the whole week. We spent one afternoon at the very lovely Half Moon Bay resort and another at the beach club. We hired Mr. Johnson for the week to drive us around since we had so many people. He took all the boys to Dunn's River Falls one morning and was terrific. The pool has been recently redone and is as beautiful as the pictures. There are 3 Bedrooms with king beds and one with 2 queens. Even though they aren't all shown in the pictures, each is equally beautiful. And all the bathrooms are well appointed. Karen - the housekeeper - will do your laundry every day and have it folded on your bed by the afternoon. All the staff had an amazing talent of keeping things running smoothly and clean, but never being in your way or intrusive. They were truly lovely. I hope to come back to this amazing spot soon.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home and professional warm staff who will take care of everything. They go above and beyond to make sure your stay is memorable. Thanks Skylark Team!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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a slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

every thing was super.food and staff and villa!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Property

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Skylark for 6days and we had a very nice stay. The property is beautiful and well kept. It's clean, the pool is great and there is an AC in each bedroom that worked well. Ms Sonia is the cook and her food is delicious. Some things to note, the bedrooms are separate from the main house (i.e. Kitchen, living room), it's in a gated community so you need to use remote to get in and out. Overall a good stay.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Vacation Ever!!! Aug9-13 2017

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Skylark was amazing. The staff (Howard, Snoja, Karon) couldn't have been better, they went above and beyond our expectations. Our driver Mr. Johnson (Johno) took really good care of us gave us, always showing up on time and giving us tips on what to and not do in the island, we felt really safe with him as our driver. Any excursion we wanted to do he knew exactly where to go. I would suggest having Mr. Johnson drive you around, as we noticed that drivers in Jamaica can be really hectic to say the least. As for the house the pictures could not do it justice, it is a beautiful place to stay. There is nothing bad that I could say about my stay at Skylark, my family and I will definitely make a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Beaches and golf (3 championship courses) are nearby. Tennis, riding, sailing, shopping and water sports are nearby.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Saint James Parish, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
16 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Xmas/ New Years
22 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
4 Jan 2019 - 15 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £52 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £371.3

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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