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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach

People22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's2
Space 4,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, sleeps max 14-22

The Location: Siren's Song is located within an exclusive 400+ acre development, The Preserve at Botany Bay, which currently has 10 large homes on 2.5 to 15 acre lots, and a security gate manned 24/7. Siren’s Song is perched on its 2.5+ acre gated lot of cliff top land, with 700 ft of water front. A 5 min stroll takes you to the beach at Mermaids Chair, a sand bar that separates the Atlantic Ocean from the Caribbean Sea and connects St Thomas to a small island to the West, called Little St Thomas, owned by the Nature Conservancy. The beaches of sand shells, corals and pebbles are constantly changing with the winds and the tides. Just off shore the unspoiled coral reefs are alive with a multitude of live hard and soft corals and many different species of tropical fish. Your neighbors are Siren's Song's owners who live on the adjacent lot and are happy to assist if needed. The living area, dining area, five bedrooms and outdoor terrace have balconies with stunning 250+ degree sea views of uninhabited islands. On a clear day you can see St Croix to the South and Puerto Rico to the West. If you yearn for peace, serenity and tranquility away from crowds and traffic, and want an unforgettable island experience that few have been privileged to share, then Siren's Song will enchant you, yet its only a 20 min drive to downtown, abundant with activities and world class restaurants.

The House – Main Level: A terra-cotta replica Chinese emperor welcomes you into Siren's Sons' foyer where a waterfall ushers you into this luxurious villa. Ahead is a cozy sitting area with six chairs and steps leading down to the pool level below. To your right is the gourmet kitchen, breakfast bar and dining area, with alfresco dining on the terrace beyond. The terrace has a gas grill and 2 dining tables each with a sun umbrella for shade and 6 chairs. The dining area has a 12 ft dining table with 14 matching dining chairs. To your left is a powder room, the living area with three comfy white sofas and media centers. Further to the left an archway leads to 3 air conditioned bedrooms ( 2 king and 1 twin) and 2 bathrooms. The king bedroom with forest views has a separate outdoor entrance. The main level has Italian ceramic tiles on the floors, with scattered rugs and natural wood ceilings. Furnishings are largely mahogany reproduction Caribbean antiques with art work collected from around the world by the owners.

The House – Upper Level: Siren’s Song’s upper level, accessed by a stylishly curved staircase from the main level has 4 air conditioned bedrooms, each with a 4 poster, king size bed and en-suite bath, and its own private balcony with sea and island views. There is a sofa bed in a smaller air-conditioned bedroom, which has an enclosed washer / dryer laundry, perfect for small children who must be near parents. Another sofa bed is on the large atrium landing of the upper level. A deck with chairs extends along a portion of the upper level, with forest views, swept by refreshing Caribbean trade-winds. The upper level has wooden floors, with scattered rugs and wooden cathedral ceilings. Furnishings are largely mahogany reproduction Caribbean antiques with art work collected from around the world by the owners.

The House – Pool Level: At the pool level, five fountains cascade into the infinity edge pool, which overlooks the lower level gardens, Caribbean Sea and several uninhabited islands. The pool is four feet deep and has benches along the sides for sitting in the pool. The pool is surrounded by green lawns and lawn furniture and there is a double sink wet bar. Additionally the pool level has a second grill and a refrigerator. There is also exercise equipment, pool toys, beach toys, a half bathroom, outdoor shower and second washer and dryer. Under the wet bar is snorkel equipment pool exercise equipment and fishing gear.

The Beach: On the beach to the East of Mermaids Chair, the land belongs to the owners of Siren's Song and they have for your enjoyment some umbrellas for shade, tables chairs and loungers. There are also 3 kayaks. From Mermaids Chair you can take a short hike across Little St Thomas to natural boulder rock pools washed by the sea. For the more adventurous a mile hike will take you to another beach within The Preserve at Botany Bay, called Sandy Bay. Mermaids Chair, Little St Thomas and Sandy Bay are generally deserted and you will probably be the only people there. Spend your sun spangled days snorkeling, shelling, beachcombing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking and luxuriating in the natural boulder pools.

More Details

Owner
Lynda Hartmann
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2017

About Lynda Hartmann

I am Lynda and I have lived in the US Virgin Islands for 24 years. The first 10 years within the National Park on St John, and thereafter at Botany Bay, which is so much nicer than St John. My husband Marshall has lived on St Thomas for 19 years. We have retired here and love it so much we have even built our crypt!

Lynda Hartmann purchased this villa in 2005

Why Lynda Hartmann chose St. Thomas

We built Siren's Song on the lot adjacent to our own home. We just love it here and although we travel the world, we have never found anything, anywhere more wonderful than this location.

What makes this villa unique

Peace, serenity, space, amazing views, fabulous night skies - all away from the maddening crowds; yet very convenient being only 8 miles from the airport, 7 miles from lots of restaurants and bars, 15 miles from the golf club, etc

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Estate Little Saint Thomas in West End

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Half Bath - Toilet , by pool
    Pool - Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Half Bath - Toilet , powder room
  • The four second floor en suite bathrooms each have a shower, toilet and granite topped double vanity. The two first floor bathrooms each have a shower, toilet and single granite topped vanity. There is a powder room with toilet and vanity beside the entrance foyer and there is a toilet and granite topped single vanity at the pool level. There is also an outdoor shower at the pool level.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedrooms 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 4 air beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , pack and play
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed
    Other - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Other - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Other - 2 air beds
    Other - 2 Pack and Play
  • There are 7 bedrooms, five of which have a reproduction Caribbean, antique, king size four poster bed, en suite bathroom, stunning sea and island views and a private balcony with chairs. One of these five bedrooms is on the first floor and four are on the second floor. Another bedroom on the first floor has a king size bed, en suite bathroom and a separate private entrance. The seventh bedroom is on the first floor between the other first floor bedrooms and has twin beds and can share a bathroom with one of the other first floor bedrooms. A general purpose room on the second floor has a sofa bed and there is also a sofa bed on the landing. There are also four air beds for children and 2 Pack and Play cribs for infants.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped and has two large refrigerators. The pool level has a double sink wet bar. Fishing gear is available. There are 2 kayaks on the beach. There are tables and chairs on the beach for picnics.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
5

Awesome and amazing

  • 5 of 5

A lovely villa in a very special location. For our previous visits to the USVI we have always stayed in a villa in the National Park on St John, but the Preserve at Botany Bay is so very much better than anywhere on St John. This place is untouched by tourism, pure natural beauty. We had the beaches to ourselves most days. The beaches, land and corals are pristine. We really enjoyed the peaceful serenity, yet its only a 15 minute drive to all the action and world class restaurants in Charlotte Amalie.

Sirens Song is located above a cliff, with a 5 minute stroll to the beach. The 270 degree views of ocean, occasional sailboats and many uninhabited islands are amazing. The layout of the rooms, with the huge great room, worked really well for our family. There were 12 of us and we were all able to eat around the same large table.

The listing description is accurate and the location even better than the description. The property is beautifully maintained, we couldn't have wished for anything better.

Definitely recommended.... 6 stars!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous vacation, we'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous vacation, the best ever. Siren's Song villa is great and had everything we needed. The location is amazing, better than anywhere on St John and so much more convenient, being only 15 min drive from Charlotte Amalie and the airport. Sandy Bay beach within the Preserve at Botany Bay is pristine white sand and most of the time we were the only people there. It is the best beach any of us had ever found. Mermaids Chair beach is wonderful with a mixture of sand, corals and shells washed up by the tide, fun for beach combing. We loved snorkeling amongst the corals the wide variety of tropical fish. We saw a turtle.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exceeded all expectations

  • 5 of 5

Siren’s Song exceeded all our expectations, which were very high. This villa and its surroundings are absolutely spectacular. We’ve stayed many times in the Caribbean, but nothing else comes close to Siren’s Song, which is spacious and very well appointed with every amenity we could wish for. The views are incredible and magnificent. The location is private, serene and peaceful - its like being on a private island and yet only a 15 minutes drive to all the activities of Charlotte Amalie.

This is the best family vacation ever. There are 14 of us and we can all eat together around the 12 ft dining table. The infinity edge pool with built in seats is just great for all ages. The peaceful lower gardens are ideal to relax and read a good book. The kids can kick around balls on the “tennis court” sized lawns. We have never before seen night skies with such clarity, because there is no light pollution at Siren’s Song.

We really enjoy being so close to Mermaids Chair beach and strolling down in a few minutes whenever we feel like it. We haven’t seen another person on the beach our entire stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great family vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 11 spent a week at this beautiful house. The accommodations were great along with the pool and private beach. There was plenty of room and we were very comfortable. We had 7 adults and 4 children - ages 7, 5, 15 months and 9 months. We were very close to mermaids chair and also enjoyed a nearby beach called the Sandy Beach where the big kids body surfed. Please be aware of the construction at sandy beach so use caution. Megan's bay which was about 40 mts away was another beautiful spot to spend the day. Beautiful sand, water and activities plus a restaurant. We had groceries delivered to the house which was very helpful. Lynda was quick to respond when we had questions prior to our arrival as well as the caretaker of the property. The location was private and we felt safe. Lots of memories were made at this beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

FANTASTIC LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

OUR GROUP HAD A TREMENDOUS STAY AT SIRENS SONG, LYNDA MADE SURE EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT BEFORE WE ARRIVED AND HER RECOMMENDATION OF KAT FOR OUR MEALS WAS EXCELLENT. THE VILLA HAS TREMENDOUS VIEWS, WHETHER YOU PREFER THE BEACH OR THE POOL BOTH ARE FANTASTIC AND VERY PRIVATE, WITH YOUR OWN ISLAND TO EXPLORE. WE HOPE TO RETURN IN THE FUTURE

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

BEST HOUSE FOR ANY EVENT!

  • 5 of 5

This house is way better in person than photos could ever capture. We rented it for a bachelorette party and it was perfect. We all loved the house, the pool, the private beach, the setting and, in particular, the caring and outstanding hospitality of Lynda and Marshall. They went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed for the week, and both were so very helpful in the planning and organizing such a large event.

We all cannot recommend this house enough, and thank Lynda and Marshall a thousand times over.

Beautiful, clean and more-than-memorable!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
St. Thomas, STT
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Thirteen
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Charlotte Amalie to BVI, St John, St Croix
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Blue Orchid
Nearest Beach
Mermaids Chair
Car: necessary

Siren's Song, the penultimate westernmost villa on St Thomas, is located within The Preserve at Botany Bay, an exclusive 400+ acre private estate. Glorious views from Siren's Song overlook several deserted islands in the Caribbean Sea as well as Mermaids Chair, a sand bar that separates the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean and connects St Thomas with Little St Thomas, a small island owned by the Nature Conservancy. Siren's Song is just a five minute stroll to the beach. Deer, parrots, iguana and seabirds abound within The Preserve at Botany Bay. Life under the sea is teeming with many different varieties of corals and tropical fish; as well as dolphins, conch and turtles.

Other Activities: Bird watching, hiking, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, night sky gazing

Golf: Mahogany Run golf course is a 30 minute drive from Siren's Song on the north shore of St Thomas.

Boating: many different boating and fishing options

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Estate Little Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands (US)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£7,322
for 5 nights
From
£1,373
£9,611
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £101 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer/Fall 2017
1 May 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£6,407
for 5 nights
From
£1,190
£8,238
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £82 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£13,272
for 7 nights
£13,272
 
 
Winter 2017
28 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£6,407
for 5 nights
From
£1,190
£8,238
 
 
Holidays 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£18,764
for 7 nights
£18,764
 
 
Spring 2017
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£7,322
for 5 nights
From
£1,373
£9,611
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £389.49 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £778.99
Tax Rate 17.5%

Rates are based on double occupancy per room

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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