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Very Private, Gated, Luxury Villa situated on 1.4 Oceanfront Acres

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Space sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub

Overview

About the property

Four Bedrooms, Four and one-half Bathrooms, Sleeps Eight

As featured on HGTV and winner of 'BANG FOR YOUR BUCK' in St Thomas. To see the episode, just go on You tube and then search Cliffhanger STT. This recently renovated villa resides on the edge of a cliff 200 feet above the Atlantic Ocean crashing onto the rocks below. Located in the the best location on the island, on the peninsula of Peterborg, in a private, secure, gated community of luxury villas, this home is at the end of a private road. Once you park and enter through the stone exterior wall of the property, you will be greeted by spectacular views of the Atlantic and various islands including St. John, Jost van Dyke and Tortola. The home is located less than 2 miles from Magen's Bay and just 5 minutes to Mahogany Run golf course. This is the perfect vacation home for a family or 2 to 4 couples wanting the ultimate get away. Our Villa manager will greet you at the airport and show you to the villa. He will then get you aquainted and answer questions... Other services, are available (trips to grocery store), massage, chefs services, boat captains, etc.. (at additional cost). We pride ourselves on our personal service. You will love it!


Owner
Larry Hirsch
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Larry,

We loved your house on St. Thomas!!! It was the perfect place for our family vacation. Everyone was happy. Joe and Sally were wonderful during our stay on the island. Many thanks for allowing us to enjoy your home!
Aug 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Peterborg in St. Thomas

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Outdoor Shower -
    Powder Room - Toilet , Stone vessel sink and top with port hole to the sea.
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Queen Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    King Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Cottage Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Giant boulders from the cliff encroach into this bath
  • Master bath boasts double bowl stone vessel sink on mahogany top, shower and separate toilet room. All bathrooms are tiled with various species of stone and new fixtures...
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , flatscreen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , flatscreen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , flatscreen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , flatscreen
  • In the Main House, is the Master Bedroom with a King sized bed, spacious sitting area with loveseat, coffee table and large chair. There is a flat screen tv that swivels towards the bed or sitting area. There is a large,very private Master Bedroom Deck overlooking the water with a hammock and 2 chaise lounge chairs. There is a second Master with King bed, sitting area and en suite Bath next to a Queen Bedroom, also with en suite Bath. Overlooking the Main Hiouse near the Hot Tub Deck, sits the Cottage with Queen bed, full bath with part of the boulders from the cliffside protruding into the bath.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Laundry room with full size washer and dryer. Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter-tops, glass tile backsplash. All Rooms have separately control air conditioning and ceiling fans. All bedrooms and main rooms have ocean views. Pool is heated by Solar heater. Power is supplemented by Solar system. Hot Water is heated by 80 gallon Solar system and backed up by 80 gallon electric system.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

Very Private, Gated, Luxury Villa situated on 1.4 Oceanfront Acres
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 26 reviews
4

Had a great time and the views from cliffhanger were spectacular! Some glitches but nothing major.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time and the accommodations were nice. The kitchen was not ver clean and required some work. The bedrooms were great and beds were very comfortable. We would suggest the guest book be updated. Recommend the Cup and Cork for breakfast items and also as a convenience store! The Griile at Mahogany Run had great food and is also close.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. I apologize that there may have been something amiss in the kitchen when you arrived (my Villa Managers were not informed of this when they checked in with your group or they would have jumped on it). I'm glad you enjoyed the bedrooms and found beds comfortable. Totally agree about Cup and Cork/Mahogany Run Grill.... very convenient and good quality- We have them both included in the emailed "Recommendations and Tips" sent to all of our guests. We will update the guest book this Spring, as there is a lot of turn over in STT of restaurants and things definitely change quickly on the rock. Thanks again for staying Cliffhanger! Best, Larry
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5

Amazing Views

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay. Everything was as described and pictured if not better, The deck was probably the most amazing. We danced and enjoyed the night air, Every bedroom has an ocean view. We had 7 adults and never had an issue with hot water. Close to Meagan's bay and about 20 minutes to anything. Great wine selection at Foodcenter by Red Hook. Easy booking and answered all of our questions. It is very secluded. Would recommend. Visit Iggies, (beach bar) Tap and Still )great burgers), Melt (mexican fun and games)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Todd, Thank you so much for staying with us and the great review. Please come back to our little piece of the rock!
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5

Beautiful - inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed this property. The kitchen was well-equipped to suit all of our needs. The rooms were beautifully furnished. We loved the hot tub and swimming pool. Breath-taking views from the living room and deck. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer, I'm so glad everything exceeded your expectations and you guys had such a good time. Please return!
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5

Amazing house

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough wonderful things about our stay at the cliffhanger! The process to rent was smooth and easy transaction. We rented the Cliffhanger to stay at during our wedding/honeymoon. We could not have asked for a better house. The property was even better than the pictures and I was not sure that was possible. The views were fantastic! We were able to utilize the entire house with our family and everyone had a wonderful stay, it was warm and inviting. The beds were very comfortable. The only bad thing is we did not stay longer! Thank you very much for friendly staff and amazing wedding experience. I hope to come back and visit on anniversary!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Julie, Thank you so very much for selecting Cliffhanger for your joyous event! I am so happy everything worked out well and to your liking. Please consider coming back for your anniversary. Best, Larry
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5

Cliffhanger in the off season

  • 5 of 5

I would agree with the other reviewers that this location is better enjoyed in person. The pictures are accurate. The home comes at a premium but in my opinion it is worth it. I stayed at this location at the end of October with my wife and 2 year old daughter. It could be argued that the house was too big for just us but who cares. To be frank it is not the actual living space that is most impressive but rather the privacy, the view, the incredible deck space and plunge pool that makes this vacation home a "must rent". Each bedroom has its own master bath and television. The fourth bedroom is off the main home but rather above it. It sits up the stairs higher on the cliff. This is the bedroom with the bathroom that has the rock wall seen in the pictures. Also up the stairs is the hot tub. I used it once. The view from the hot tub is obscured by surrounding vegetation but offers complete privacy. The plunge pool is on the main deck and is fairly deep. I am 5'10" and the water is neck level when standing in the middle of the pool.

The deck is two levels. The bottom level has four wonderful individual hammocks to sit in and enjoy the view. My daughter enjoyed them as a swing. She also fell out of it once but she was ok. The deck has plenty of room to run and play. The house faces a private island, Tortula and St. John (both off in the distance). There is a deck off the main master bedroom with a larger hammock.

The fence surrounding all decks has steel 1 plus inch wire every 6 inches. I mention this because I brought a 2 year old. We watched her like a hawk but she was always safe.

The house sits at the end of the road. The driveway seems to be shared with the next neighbor. It gets crowded when they park more than one car in the lot. They were very nice about moving their vehicles when they realized we were staying at the home.

The house is in a gated community approximately 2 miles from Magen's Bay, truly an amazing national park. It is approximately 30 minutes from the airport. It is important that you rent a car however driving is English style. We rented from Amalie. Terrific experience! I highly recommend them. They rented us a 2015 brand new 4 door 4 wheel Jeep wrangler with a hard top. We are so happy that we did. The roads are hilly, not well maintained and sometimes off road.

The caretaker for the home meets you at the airport. He was kind enough to wait for us while Amalie brought our car to us (Amalie also meets

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ebby for such a detailed review. Much appreciated. I'm happy all worked out well with the little one with the wire mesh we put up on the rails for safety.... We hope you consider coming back soon! Fondly, Larry
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5

Great location, Great View, Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

Cliffhanger is an amazing place!

This villa is perfectly located at the end of a private drive behind a security gate and perched on the side of cliff with the best views of the ocean and Islands. With more than enough rooms for our group of 6 and probably could easily handle 4 couples. Completely furnished with very upscale decor and amenities. Huge bathrooms, incredibly comfortable beds and a fully equipped kitchen. The kids loved the plunge pool while I loved the spa tub on the upper deck. Several decks around the villa with some having hammocks and lounge chairs. The entire place was private and secluded but it was perfectly located just a few minutes to Magan’s Bay and the golf course. Once you get settled in you won’t want to leave.

The owner Larry took my frantic call the day we needed a villa as we were already on the Island and he and his staff (Joe and Sally Limeburner)immediately went into action and got it ready for us, great, great customer service!

Coffee and fruit on the deck was my favorite part of the stay but bring a light sweater as the wind is always blowing and is very welcome in the heat of the afternoon.

Our daughters favorite place was the cottage above the villa just a few steps away, it gave her just enough privacy and the bathroom in it is amazing (not gonna tell you about it, you will have to see it to believe it).

There is a washer and dryer and they also provided very nice beach chairs and ice chests to use at the beach, a very nice touch.

As the villa is perched on the side of the cliff it is hard to get good pictures of the main house but trust me it is amazing. This is the place in St Thomas!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words- I'm really glad it all worked out on such sort notice and that you and your family had such a good time at our little piece of paradise. Please come back a stay with us again! Best, Larry
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Location

Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Peterborg, Virgin Islands (US)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season Winter 2017
5 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£3,912
for 5 nights
From
£782
£5,477
 
 
Low Season 2016
1 May 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,861
for 5 nights
From
£572
£4,006
 
 
Christmas/New Years
18 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
10 night minimum stay
£11,266
for 10 nights
From
£1,127
 
 
High Season 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£3,912
for 5 nights
From
£782
£5,477
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£2,861
for 5 nights
From
£572
£4,006
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £397
Tax Rate 12.5%

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS- 10 night minimum. $1,260. per night plus 10% U.S.V.I. Government Tax.
50% deposit is required to confirm a reservation. The balance is due a minimum of 45 days prior to occupancy.

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