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Mesmerizing Ocean Views - Luxury Villa with Garden Cottage, 2 Pools, A/C, Maid

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 5,570 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa and Cottage: sleeps 10, 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bath, 2 pools

Villa Ivrea is located at the northern tip of Cap Estate and boasts spectacular views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Designed by the American architect Dan F. Sater II and built in 2009 by Wayne Brown D/B, it offers all the amenities required by discerning travelers, beginning with luxuriously appointed bedrooms and social areas, together with outdoor features like an infinity pool, panoramic verandas, pergola and terraced gardens. All four bedrooms in the Main House enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea or both. A large panoramic deck invites guests to enjoy the sun just outside their room, while an enchanting downstairs veranda provides the ideal setting for deep relaxation, outdoor dining or simply staying close to the pool and witnessing some truly unforgettable Caribbean sunsets.

Cottage: In addition to the Main House, Villa Ivrea offers a completely independent, one-bedroom Cottage that includes a full kitchen with nook, bathroom, living room, central air conditioning, laundry station and a veranda with a splash pool. It enjoys expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean and it is surrounded by an English lawn and a citrus orchard. The Cottage is quoted when the traveling party is over 8 people ($125 per night mid and low season with rental of the villa, and $250 per night high season with rental of the villa).

Gardens: The terraced gardens host an eclectic mix of Mediterranean plants, including olive trees, lemon trees, figs, date palms, bay laurel, jasmine, oleander and cypresses, complemented by tropical and native varieties of bird of paradise, cannas, bougainvilleas, ginger lilies, sago palms, mango trees and more. Most of the water used for the irrigation of the gardens comes from rain-water harvesting.

Nearby Activities and Services: The renowned St. Lucia Golf & Country Club is just a 5-min drive away, while a 15-min drive will put you in the heart of Rodney Bay with all its different attractions, including excellent restaurants, a world-class marina, shopping malls, pharmacies, post office, banks, etc.

Some restaurants we recommend: Spinnakers (Sunset Bar and Food on the beach), Memories of Hong Kong (Best Chinese in the Windward Islands), Elena's (Pizza like you are in Italy), Razmataz (Indian) and Big Chef (Steaks and Wine).

But all this is just the beginning, as the rest of this beautiful island awaits being explored by those interested in snorkeling, hiking, bird watching, scuba diving, sightseeing, mountain biking, deep-sea fishing, sailing and more.

'Saluti' from Villa Ivrea, a taste of Italy, where the enchanting warm waters of the Caribbean Sea meet the crisp waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the dancing lights of Martinique greet you from the veranda.

More Details

Owner
Villa Ivrea Owners
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Villa Ivrea Owners

Olmedo and Lisa, from Houston, Texas

Villa Ivrea Owners purchased this villa in 2009

Why Villa Ivrea Owners chose Mount Hardy

When our friend told us that she had chosen Saint Lucia as the ideal place to build her retirement home, after a nearly four-year search throughout the Caribbean, we had to come and see it for ourselves. From the very first moment we were captivated by the beauty, cleanliness and tranquility of the island, but what won our hearts were the people and their special attitude towards foreigners, unlike anything else we had seen during our multiple trips to other islands in the Caribbean. It was then that we decided to purchase a piece of land, build our dream home and make this emerald paradise a part of our lives. We believe Saint Lucia is gorgeous, but do not take our word for it: come and see for yourselves. You may not end up buying land and deciding to stay, but you will certainly get hooked on it forever.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Ivrea was built in 2009 and it is located at the northern tip of the exclusive Cap Estate subdivision. It offers breathtaking views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and it is just five minutes away from the St. Lucia Golf & Country Club and its fantastic 18-hole course, set within the scenic rolling hills of Cap Estate. The villa provides guests with luxuriously appointed bedrooms and social areas, in addition to outdoor features like infinity pool, panoramic verandas, pergola and terraced gardens. All this in a secure and exclusive environment that ensures privacy, tranquility and enjoyment. The elegant LeSport Spa & Beach Club is also close by and they are well known for their rejuvenating one-day spa treatments. Or guests may prefer to stay at the villa and have Maria, our professional masseuse, come by and treat you to a great massage under the Pergola, while listening to the ocean waves. Whether relaxing or exploring, Villa Ivrea is definitely the right place to call home while vacationing in Saint Lucia.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely view of Martinique, especially at night. Very relaxing and with all the comforts. Wish we could have stayed longer.
Apr 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Mount Hardy in Gros Islet

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5570 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Villa - Bedroom 4
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Villa - Social Area
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Cottage
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Villa - Master Suite
    Bathroom 6 - Outdoor Shower , Villa - Pool Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Villa - Bedrooms 2 & 3 (shared)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Villa - Master Suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Villa - Bedroom 3
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Villa - Bedroom 4
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Villa - Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Cottage - Master Bedroom
  • Beds in Bedroom 3 and Bedroom 4 can be prepared either as one (1) King size bed or two (2) Single beds, based on Guests' needs
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
MAIN HOUSE Air Conditioning Central Unit ( low noise) covers all Bedrooms and Study. Ceiling fans in every room and social areas. Crib available upon request. Maid service Monday - Friday (except on St. Lucia holidays) COTTAGE Air Conditioning Central Unit (extremely low noise) covers entire Cottage. Ceiling fans in bedroom, living room and kitchen area. Maid service Monday - Friday (except on St. Lucia holidays)

Reviews

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Mesmerizing Ocean Views - Luxury Villa with Garden Cottage, 2 Pools, A/C, Maid
average rating of 4.946429 based on 57 reviews
Indianapolis, IN
5

The most amazing views and the service to match!!!

  • 5 of 5

The owner and staff are amazing!!! The views were breathtaking. It was close to the store and beaches only a 10 minute drive. Bertha really took care of us. Claudette answered any question we had and went above and beyond. We rent a lot of properties and the service here blew us away. My two year old daughter is still asking for Bertha lol. We will return to this property

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place with unforgettable views

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed staying at Villa Ivrea very much. Bertha and Claudette were great, making sure we had everything we needed. The house has all upscale comforts and the views are simply outstanding (plus we had a full moon the last 2 days). It is located in a great neighborhood, close to all major attractions in the North. We highly recommend this villa to families!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing villa with Stunning Ocean Views

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from our July 2017 vacation stay at this amazing villa. Upon arrival we were greeted by Claudette, with essential food items and rum punch already stocked in the fridge! Villa Ivrea (which truly is an estate) is located in exclusive Cap Estates on the north end of the island and literally sits on the mountain side with ocean views that can not be described or captured with a picture or words. The villa is beautifully appointed throughout, with all of the amenities, very spacious and comfortable. Not to mention the amazing infinity pool -- which we took full advantage in the afternoons. I also need to mention Bertha the friendly maid, whom provided cleaning service M-Sat. We have visited many islands in the Caribbean over the years, and by far this villa was the most luxurious and nicest of rental properties! The Rodney Bay area is within a 10 minute drive, and met all of our needs for restaurant choices, grocery stores, and novelty shops. We also found a picturesque beach & cove which turned out to be a great snorkel spot within a 10 minute drive (same beach as The Naked Fisherman restaurant). Thank you Lisa for sharing your beautiful villa and making our vacation to St Lucia such a pleasant and memorable one! With kindest regards,

The McManus family

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Where do you live? Ohio, USA
5

Villa Ivrea 2017

  • 5 of 5

The communication from Lisa, Claudette and Bertha were fantastic. This was our second visit and we will most definitely be back again next year! If you want any local recommendations please contact me and I will be happy to put you in touch with some very friendly locals who would be happy to help you in any way.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful & Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Our family couldn't have enjoyed more our week in St. Lucia! The Villa Ivrea was extremely comfortable. The continual island breeze through the house was luscious. Bertha, the housekeeper, was a real help. We were connected with a driver Junior Auguste; he became a true friend and invaluable connection for our day excursions.

We fit in as much adventure as we could in 7 days - boating, snorkeling, mud baths, rain forest hikes, horseback riding, zip-lining, fishing, dining in, dining out.

Thank you for a very special week for the Spotts family!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Villa! May 2017

  • 5 of 5

We were a small party of 5 and we really enjoyed the Villa. The house manager, Ms. Claudette greeted us upon arrival and returned just before our departure to see us off. Ms. Bertha, the housekeeper, cooked breakfast for us each morning and was very pleasant and so quiet we hardly knew she was there. The Villa is beautiful and very well kept, not a cobweb or bit of dust or bugs anywhere. The pictures on the website do not do it justice, this place is beautiful. The rooms are very spacious and the views are magnificent. The one thing I would note, is hire a driver for your stay or rent a car as nothing is within walking distance and the Villa is located at the top of the mountain. We enjoyed the Villa so much that our first day there we didn't leave, spent the whole day by the pool! We can't wait to return!

M. Russell, Ft. Washington, MD, USA

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Pigeon Island National Park
"Pigeon Island is a nearby National Park, managed by the Saint Lucia National Trust, and it n..."
Spice Of India
"Located in Rodney Bay, it offers excellent Indian cuisine in a modern atmosphere. Outstandi..."
Reduit Beach
"Probably the best beach for families in the North of Saint Lucia. Great waves too."
Elena's Cafe Italiano and Pizzeria Italiana
"Rodney Bay Marina, Gros Islet The best pizza, period! Italian pizzaiolo, Italian firewood o..."
Big Chef Steak House
"Rodney Bay, Gros Islet The best steaks in the North and excellent seafood. Good wine list. ..."
The Coal Pot
"Vigie, Castries One of our favorites restaurants in the whole island. Solid menu and excell..."
The Cliff at Cap Maison
"Cap Maison Resort, Gros Islet French West Indian contemporary cuisine. Great bar. Dramatic..."
Tet Paul Nature Trail
"The best hiking place in the South to enjoy the views, learn about nature and exercise your ..."
Fish Fry at Gros Islet
"If you like authentic, super-fresh, grilled fish, this is the place! Friday nights are very..."
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
George F.L. Charles Airport (Vigie)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
St. Lucia Golf and Country Club (Clubhouse)
Nearest Ferry
11 Miles
Castries Harbor
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
St. Lucia Golf and Country Club (18 holes)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
St. Lucia Golf and Country Club (Clubhouse)
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Plantation Beach (Families + Horseback riding)
Car: recommended

Villa Ivrea is located at the northern tip of Cap Estate and boasts breathtaking views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Designed by the American architect Dan F. Sater II, it offers all the amenities required by discerning travelers, beginning with luxuriously appointed bedrooms and social areas, together with outdoor features like infinity pool, panoramic verandas, pergola and terraced gardens. All four bedrooms in the Main House enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea or both. In addition to the Main House, Villa Ivrea offers a fully independent, one-bedroom Cottage that includes a full kitchen, central air conditioning and a veranda with a splash pool. It enjoys expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean and it is surrounded by an English lawn and a citrus orchard. This recently-built estate is only five minutes away from the St. Lucia Golf & Country Club and its fantastic 18-hole course, set within the scenic rolling hills of Cap Estate.

Golf: The Saint Lucia Golf & Country Club (18 holes), located inside Cap Estate, is only 4 minutes away by car. Their rate for a round of golf (including the cart) is US$145 during High Season and players can tee off as early as 6h45. If you would like to know more about a preferred pricing agreement, please give us the exact dates you have in mind, as well as the number of people in your party. Unfortunately, the Jack Nicklaus signature golf course next to Villa Ivrea will not be finished before Fall 2018, but we are sure that once you see it you will want to come back as soon as they open. A great alternative is the La Toc golf course (9 holes), located 30 minutes south from Villa Ivrea --La Toc is the oldest golf course on the island. It is rather hilly, but the expansive views of the Castries Harbor and the Caribbean Sea make it really worth the trip. Their rate is US$60/round and they have no carts.

Other Activities: About 45 minutes by car, going south towards Soufriere, you will find the Tet Paul Nature Trail, which is nestled on six acres of lush, verdant land in the farming community of Chateau Belair. The trail is located in the Piton Management Area, Saint Lucia’s World Heritage Site. Hiking the trail is like soaring heavenward on a beautiful, natural staircase. The hike is rated easy to moderate and is roughly 45 minutes long. The trail boasts some of the most spectacular views of the South of the island, the Jalousie Bay, Petit Piton and Gros Piton as well as Martinique and St. Vincent on clear days.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Mount Hardy, St Lucia

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
 
Fall 2017 (8 guests)
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,621
for 5 nights
£2,270
 
 
Christmas/New Year (8 guests)
20 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,296
for 7 nights
£5,296
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £95 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years 2017/18
30 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,296
for 7 nights
£5,296
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £95 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season (8 guests)
8 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,972
for 7 nights
From
£567
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £95 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid-Season (8 guests)
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,648
for 7 nights
£2,648
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £95 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer / Fall (8 guests)
1 Aug 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,270
for 7 nights
£2,270
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £95 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year (8 guests)
20 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£5,296
for 7 nights
£5,296
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £95 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,648
for 7 nights
£2,648
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

SPECIFIC RATES: Kindly contact us about your group size, as our rates are based on the number of rooms needed (max. 2 guests allowed per room). If there are 8 people in your group, you will be quoted for the villa only; if more than 8 people, you will be quoted for the villa plus the cottage.

Villa Ivrea does not benefit from any additional fees charged when using the HomeAway booking feature.
Please note that if you use e-checks you will not be charged any fees by Homeaway. However, if credit cards are used via HomeAway, the related fees will be charged back to the renter. We accept PAYPAL payments.

Merci de nous contacter pour des tarifs selon le nombre de personnes dans votre group. Nos tarifs dépendent du nombre de chambres utilisées (max. 2 personnes par chambre)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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