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Serendipity - Glorious Views, Ideal Location, Full Staff, Pool &Tennis

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's2
Space 7,000 sq. ft.
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 4 - 12 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 6 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, (Sleeps 12)*20% OFF 6 BDRMS WEEK PRIOR TO 4/15/14

Recently renovated and spacious villa is located in the gated Spring Farm community on the North coast atop the world famous Half Moon Golf Club and course, and nestled between several other top rated courses such as Cinnamon Hill. This ideal hilltop perch affords Serendipity one of the most spectacular sea views on the Island. It is conveniently located minutes from the Montego Bay Airport, Shopping, 5-Star Restaurants & Resorts, Beaches, Museums, and water sports - which truly makes Serendipity the ideal vacation destination.

This large but cozy villa features 2 king master suites, and 4 double twin suites. The twin beds can be easily converted to king beds upon request. Each bedroom has a captivating view, with french doors opening onto either the pool deck or balcony. The lower level of the villa has a more relaxed, family friendly living area for TV viewing, playing games or ground level access to the pool. There are also 2 half baths for your convenience.

Private location and a personal butler enhance the fully staffed retreat. Onsite security.

Keywords: Butler, fully staffed, staff, Luxury, Vacation, Villa, Private, Tennis, Pool, Family, Weddings, Business, groups, Golf, Guys, Ladies, Escape, Relax, Food, Cook, View, Large, Health, Recovery, location, Reunions, Celebrations

More Details

Property Manager
Patrick Couisns
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About Patrick Couisns

The Cousins were born in Jamaica, and recently returned for a 17th year anniversary get-away. It was during this visit that we found and fell in love with Serendipity. We purchased this vacation villa as a way to reconnect with the Island they love so much, and to share this joy with their 3 children.

Patrick Couisns purchased this guest house in 2008

Why Patrick Couisns chose Jamaica

We love Jamaica: it's beauty, people, culture and food. It's our favorite place to be, and will be yours too.

What makes this guest house unique

The astonishing 220 degree view of the Caribbean Sea. Serendipity has a warm, friendly staff that will take care of your every whim. They will mind the children while you go on excursion, or just sleep in. It is truly a VACATE-tion. You leave all your worries behind when you are at Serendipity. We have the only clay tennis court in Montego Bay!

Guestbook comments from the manager

I would like to express a sincere thank you for your gracious invitation to Jamaica, your encouragement in getting me there and your warm hospitality in your beautiful villa.



I had awesome time and enjoyed all 5 days immensely. The staff were friendly and helpful. Garnett the butler and Ms. Ruby the cook were real gems as their names truly describe. Garnett did something special for me everyday and Ms. Ruby did an excellent job cooking and packaging food for me to take home.



I was pleased to see that Jamaicans were friendlier and less hostile than when I first left Jamaica in the 1960's. I had such a tremendous time that I would love a return visit as soon as I get the courage again to fly the friendly skies.



Thanks again.
Nov 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday guest house in Saint James Parish in Jamaica

Property Type:
  • guest house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , double vanity
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , single vanity
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , single vanity
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , double vanity
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , single vanity
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , single vanity
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet
  • 8
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , with ensuite bath. Beds can be put together to form a king.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , with en-suite bath. Beds can be put together to form a king.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , with en-suite bath. Beds can be put together to form a king.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with en-suite bath.
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , with en-suite bath. Beds can be put together to form a king.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with en-suite bath
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Cot (1), Pack-N-Play (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fully staffed to accommodate your every need: Butler, Cook, Laundress, Housekeeper, Groundsman, Onsite Security. You provide the groceries, out cook and butler will do the rest.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Serendipity - Glorious Views, Ideal Location, Full Staff, Pool &Tennis
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 34 reviews
Charlotte, North Carolina
5

Gorgeous views and friendly staff!

  • 5 of 5

I would definitely recommend this property. The staff was very pleasant and the villa was nothing short of amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Annesh. Our staff enjoyed celebrating with you and helping you create special memories.
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5

We ALWAYS have a great time at Serendipity!

  • 5 of 5

Our time at Serendipity was AMAZING! It's our home away from home! The property, the view, the food and the staff are all amazing! My family has visited many times and we have always been warmly welcomed and treated like family. Thanks for taking such good care of us, we're definitely looking forward to our next visit. :)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We are always glad to have you and your dear family.
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Florida
5

Island Time

  • 5 of 5

My experience here has been absolutely wonderful. Ms Ruby has cooked such wonderful island cuisine , jerk chicken , rice and peas, rum cake and pina colodas .So many more tasty dishes we enjoyed. Also Garnett the butler served all meals so beautifully and also was so kind and friendly. Earl the gardener kept the grounds so perfect and the pool was so inviting and clean . Also the villa was so clean and spotless and if you needed laundry done Ms Doreen and Ms Rose Mary took care of it right away. I will totally miss waking up to hearing the ocean and feeling the ocean breeze on my face as I relaxed on the patio . Also the villa was conviently located to zip lining and Negril and the beach and shopping for gifts to bring home for lasting memories.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida
5

Serendipity

  • 5 of 5

When I stepped foot out of my vehicle I was greeted with a cold towel and warm smiles. This made me feel at home when I was shown around and was hospitably equipped with their in home wifi. Which proves to be very helpful with any work you may have to do on vacation. Their staff was so nice and never once got in the way but did what they had to do and much more which was all you can ask for to top off your amazing trip to Jamaica. My advice as a first timer is to go to serendipity you won't be sorry!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dionna. We enjoyed having you and hope you will return soon.
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5

Serendipity was a breath of fresh air

  • 5 of 5

My stay here was wonderful. I felt comfortable, and respected by staff. This is a great spot to stay when vacating with family or friends!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joy, we aim to please!!!
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5

Serendpity

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful villa. I had a wonderful time. The staff was great! The scenery was awesome! This is a great place to stay at when coming to Jamaica! I loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We enjoyed having you. Serendipity is definitely a great place to spend time with family, and our staff makes the experience that much more enjoyable.
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Glistening Waters Luminous Lagoon
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Montego Bay
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Famous Half Moon Restuatant
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Famous Half Moon Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Elegant Corridor
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Famous Half Moon Restuatant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ritz, or Half Moon
Car: recommended

North coast of Jamaica. Be sure to visit Scothies and the Fish Hut, our favorite dives. The Hip Strip is also a must see where you can spend the day shopping and hanging out on the beach. We love the Great River Zipline Canopy Tours in Lithe. We will provide beach access to beach club.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday guest house in Saint James Parish, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
16 Apr 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,148
for 4 nights
From
£526
£3,725
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
8 night minimum stay
£7,776
 
 
Christmas 2017
15 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
12 night minimum stay
£10,868
 
 
New Years 2017
27 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
10 night minimum stay
£10,868
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61

Deposit & Payment Schedule: 25% deposit is required to hold your dates, the balance is due at least 60 days prior to your arrival. If you are booking within this 60 day window your must pay the full amount due to secure your booking. Cancellation: 80% refund if cancelled 60 days or more prior to arrival. No refunds within 60 days of arrival.
Double Occupancy: Rates are based on number of rooms double occupancy: $175 to $225 per room double occupancy. If you would like a room by yourself you must pay for double occupancy.
Tips: Suggested tips: 10-15% of your rate at the end of your stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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