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Private romantic retreat, ideally located, panoramic views, walk to the beach.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Cliftons - TooMuchNice

3 bedroom villa, huge private pool , close to beach, panoramic sea views

TooMuchNice is a beautiful romantic villa set in a peaceful location with panoramic views of the ocean, St Kitts and Mount Nevis. The upper floor has a loft style apartment feel which is ideal for a couple and is surrounded by landscaped tropical gardens with a gazebo offering 360 degree views of the island - a great spot to enjoy a sundowner.

The villa comprises a well equipped kitchen and vaulted sitting room with shutters that open fully to allow the breeze to flow through. A huge glass sliding door opens onto a spacious deck with a large swimming pool. There is plenty of outdoor furniture for you to relax (or 'lime' as the locals say) either by the pool or in the shade of our deep porches. The sitting room leads to the master bedroom furnished in an Indonesian style with a king sized four poster bed. Adjoining is a large bathroom with a spa bath tub as well as a walk in shower.

The bedroom has A/C and the property has WIFI.

There are an additional 2 bedrooms and a bathroom on the lower floor, available on request for larger parties (maximum occupancy: 6)

Golf and Tennis: 5 minutes by car to the Four Seasons Resort. 13 tennis courts, 3 Clay Courts. One of the most beautiful golf courses of the world as well as a fabulous spa.

Pickup: Our house manager will arrange airport transfers, meet / greet you on arrival in Nevis and take you to the house. Car hire is recommended and will be ready for you if requested in advance. Initial grocery shopping can also be arranged for your arrival, local shops / supermarket are within easy reach stocking a wide range of local and imported produce.

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Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Julie Tooze
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We picked a winner! Too Much Nice was everything we had hoped and much more. We were awed by the beautiful views of St. Kitts, gorgeous sunsets and three very picturesque rainbows. The property itself is very well appointed and maintained with a nice variety of tropical plantings.

There were days that we didn’t leave the porch and pool. On the days that we ventured out, we always looked forward to returning to our own little world at Too Much Nice. We did enjoy exploring the island, it's beaches and restaurants. Our favorite restaurants were Golden Rock Inn, Chrisi Beach and Yachtsman Grill.

A stay at Too Much Nice is something that we have on our “bucket list” to do again.
Feb 2015
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

Private romantic retreat, ideally located, panoramic views, walk to the beach.
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 39 reviews
5

A slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

TooMuchNice was our idea of a little slice of heaven. We spent 3 weeks there in August. The owner, Julie, was extremely helpful from the initial enquiry to the day we left the island to come home. The villa is beautiful and the views are breath taking. The villa has a very well equipped kitchen, the bedrooms are large and airy (with a lovely breeze coming off from the veranda). My 6 year old daughter was particularly taken by the huge bath tub with optional 'disco' lights! We spent most of our time sitting by the pool, cooking on the barbecue and generally enjoying the sights and sounds around us (which included daily visits from the monkeys in the neighbouring garden).

The island is small and easy to get around (Julie arranged car hire for us) and its easy to find a grocers if you want to do your own cooking. Alternately there are some fabulous restaurants - Chrishi Beach Club, a 5 minute drive from the villa, very appealing decor, light and airy, a very tasty and varied menu with the added bonus of a beautiful beach on your doorstep. We also ate at Golden Rock Plantation Inn (I highly recommend the lobster sandwich) which is set in beautiful surroundings. Julie leaves a folder in the villa with all the recommended restaurants and attractions and it was very helpful.

There is plenty to see and do on the island - we went snorkelling, horse back riding, deep sea fishing, all of which were highly enjoyable. I would also recommend having a dip in the Bath Springs near Charlestown, a super steaming- hot tiled pool of spring water warmed by the island's volcano. I came out of there feeling like a new woman!

We had a truly wonderful time and I would not hesitate to recommend TooMuchNice and Nevis itself to anyone. None of us wanted to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your fantastic review. So pleased that our Island home provided a comfortable and relaxing location for you to enjoy your holiday and to easily explore the island. It has been a pleasure having you stay at TooMuchNice and would love to welcome you back in the future.
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5

Our piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time on Nevis. We searched on VRBO for places to stay on the island and finally decided on TooMuchNice. No question we made the right choice. This place was perfect! During our week we saw other places for future places to stay but no question we love TooMuchNice due to being clean, beautiful, and private! The transfer from plane, boat taxi, and the house went so smoothly! (Thank you Julie and Ian.) Getting back to the airport was the same; which is a huge plus. The taxi driver to the boat gave us hints of the do’s and don’ts. For example (and you will forget): Drive on the left! Be observant. Drivers like to stop on either side of the road. Why?....ummmm….just because. So again, be observant. Overall though, there were no worries. The taxi boat was great by supplying beverages during the quick trip to the island. Ian was right, he was waiting at the dock to take us to the house. He is very pleasant, informative, and answered all of our questions.

The property is absolutely beautiful with the exquisite landscaping! The layout of the house and balcony was fantastic along with the private pool area. With the heat and humidity, the pool was the focal point for our relaxation. The house is located on the hillside so we had great breezes. We kept all the doors open for the breeze when we were there. At night we closed up the house and the bedroom quickly cooled down with the a/c for perfect sleeping.

It is priority to bring suntan lotion and bug spray. The mosquitoes were minimal on the island but when we got bit, the bites would welt up. So, simply make sure to spray yourself throughout the day to be safe.

The kitchen is well supplied for cooking. The gas grill was definitely used. There are local grocery stores but be prepared that each store will supply different items. For example, some will only have frozen meats, etc. You need to go to each store and then learn where best to pick up items.

We went to various restaurants.

Bananas: Good

Indian Summer: Excellent!!!

Yachtsman Grill: Good

The Rocks: Good (Excellent landscaping)

Chrishi Beach Club: Excellent!!! The burger/fries was beyond fantastic. We are still trying to figure out how thee fries stayed hot until the last bite.

Four Seasons: Excellent morning brunch.

Steve and I have traveled a lot. When we return to the area, we totally agree TooMuchNice will be our destination!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review. You've summed up many of the things we love about this special island too. We really look forward to welcoming you back to our island home sometime in the future.
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5

Our Dream Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this beautiful villa on Nevis. Both stays at TooMuchNice exceeded our expectations. The villa is very well maintained and clean. We couldn't help but notice the improvements made to the grounds and furnishings. My husband enjoyed drinking his early morning coffee up in the newly added gazebo where he could take in the panoramic views of not only the turquoise water but also majestic Mt. Nevis. The views of St. Kitts from the pool area are also absolutely beautiful. It's a place that you can't help but find relaxing and scenic. We were fortunate to see the monkeys playing daily in the neighborhood. We also discovered that the monkeys are very active between 4-5pm so we took daily strolls around the neighborhood to observe them. The baby monkeys were everywhere and we had so much fun watching them play. There is also a walk you can take off the back road near the villa that takes you to a few old sugar cane relics. We waited five years between visits but we have already decided we will wait no longer than 2 years before returning. We can't imagine staying anywhere else on Nevis than this beautiful villa. Our favorite restaurants are - Bananas, Mango's, Sunshine's (for a Killer Bee) and Golden Rock. Be sure to take the beach chairs over to nearby Paradise Beach for the day. It's one of the most beautiful beaches we've ever visited! Julie, we can't thank you enough for making our stay so pleasant and for the smooth arrangements for our transport to and from St. Kitts airport to your lovely villa. A very dreamy place to chill and we are so thankful for you sharing your lovely home with us! No photo can do this place justice. There is just too much beauty to take in.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stunning review. We love having returning guests to stay a the house and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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5

Paradise Found!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five was lucky enough to spend our Christmas holiday on the island of Nevis at this perfect home. Our boys were a little nervous about being away from home at Christmas but the trip went so smoothly and our stay was so perfect that they want to do it every year! Julie was so helpful from our first inquiry email. She helped to organize the transfers from the airport to the water taxi to Nevis. The helpful house manager met us at the dock and took us to the house where our car was waiting in the driveway! She even made sure that there was a little Christmas tree and lights to welcome us to their home. The pictures do not do the house justice. Every morning I would have my coffee looking at Nevis peak and every night a sun downer as the sun set into the ocean. The house is perfectly set up and was very spacious for our family of five. One tip that I wish we had followed earlier was that we should have shut the sliding doors before the sunset. We left them wide open the first couple of nights before bed and were eaten alive in bed even with the mosquito nets. It was fine after we started following that tip. The monkeys really do come visit in the mornings. One day there must have been a troop of 40 monkeys in the neighbour's trees -so entertaining for the boys! Despite the house being so inviting -with so many great novels there to read- we went exploring most days. We loved Pinney's Beach and ate a Lime (awesome food), Sunshines (the Killer Bee "stung" us a couple of times, but it is very entertaining to watch the cruise ship people get "stung" too) Walk down in front of the Four Season and go snorkeling in front of their breakers -we saw a sea turtle, sting rays and lots of pretty fish. We enjoyed Chrisiti Beach as well (very close to the house) and the waves were fun. The sunbeds are lovely and it is a wonderful place to spend the day. We tried to hike The Source -but it is really far for little legs-but still fun! Christmas Eve was spent at Golden Rock -WOW!!! It was truly magical. Paradise Beach is definitely worth a visit, there aren't any restaurants but that is part of the charm. After parking, walk to the right and you will be in front of the resort where Prime Minister Trudeau holidayed with his family! I highly recommend TooMuchNice -but, don't go at Christmas because I want to go then;)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very pleased to hear you enjoyed your Christmas stay at our property and that it provided a great location for not only celebrating the festive season but for exploring the lovely island of Nevis. Will try your snorkelling tip! It would be lovely to welcome back you and your family at sometime in the future.
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5

What a great week!

  • 5 of 5

Too Much Nice is one of the better villas we have stayed at on Nevis. The property is well maintained, has plenty of deck area around the pool, and there is lots of shade under the veranda. The kitchen is well equipped and overall the property captures great breezes. Both the Julie and local property manager, Ian, were very responsive and accommodating. Overall it was a great place to stay and we will likely be going back for our next vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay at TooMuchNice and it will be a pleasure to welcome you back sometime in the near future.
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5

Superb in all Ways

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Much Too Nice for 10 nights on our honeymoon. The house was ideally located with spectacular sunset views, with quiet and privacy to spare. Everything worked well - kitchen, bath, bedroom - and was quite comfortable. But the best was the pool and outside space - perfect for a post-beach plunge. We were well-taken care of by the owners and the property manager. And Nevis itself is a real treat. We will be back someday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. So pleased that our property provided you with an excellent and private honeymoon retreat. Our staff enjoyed meeting you and you would be most welcome back in the future.
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Location

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: necessary

TooMuchNice offers the perfect setting to totally relax and is also well located to enjoy the island. The closest beach is just 3 mins away and others no more than 10 mins. A wide range of restaurants from upscale plantation hotels (Nisbet, Montpellier, Golden Rock) to beach bars are all within easy reach. Watersports including windsurfing scuba diving and deep sea fishing are nearby at Oualie Beach and the facilities of the Four Seasons resort with world class golf, tennis and spa, just a short drive. No where is too far on Nevis!

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cliftons, Nevis

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season 2016
10 Apr 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2017
17 Dec 2016 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,900
for 7 nights
£1,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2018
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,900
for 7 nights
£1,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

SECURITY DEPOSIT $250US PAYABLE IN CASH ON ARRIVAL
DISCOUNTS FOR STAYS OVER 2 WEEKS
MIN STAY 2 WEEKS FESTIVE PERIOD

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cliftons in Caribbean

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The large ensuite bathroom has an Indonesian feel. It is very relaxing just to lie in the spa bath tub in the evening, look out and listen to the noise of the crickets and tree frogs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Cot/Crib can be provided on request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking is only allowed on the porch, i.e. the covered terrace. It is prohibited in the house. Our housekeeper comes in twice a week. There is also garden and pool maintenance. Beach towels are supplied as well as a hair dryers The property has WIFI and a connection for your iPod

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