British West Indies

Sade – Tortola – BVI


5 Bedrooms with ensuite Bathrooms (Sleeps 10)

Located behind groves of tall shady trees, Sade offers wonderful seclusion yet it’s just 200 yards from the white sands of charming Smugglers Cove Beach, one of the prettiest on the island. This lovely property comprises a two-story Main House and a Guest Cottage which are connected by a garden walkway. The fully air-conditioned Main House has by bold accent walls in burnt orange, teal and aqua, original Caribbean art and Asian-influenced furnishings in teak and mahogany. The Main House has four equal-sized master suites, two on each level, that have air-conditioning, cable TV, DVD player and a private balcony furnished with comfy seating and a tiled bathroom en suite. Sliding glass doors in the airy Great Room open to a large covered porch looking out to the sea. An interior staircase leads up to Sade’s upper level which also has a covered porch.

Just next door is the Guest Cottage, a charming structure with an air-conditioned bedroom, which has cable TV, VCR and a living room/kitchen. Two covered porches lead from both the bedroom and the living area. Set between the Main House and Guest Cottage is a curved sun deck and 20’ x 20’ pool furnished with cushioned teak lounge chairs. Privacy at the pool is provided by a screen of mature trees and landscaping.

Although conveniently located 5 minutes walking distance of Smugglers Cove, Sade is tucked into its own private world surrounded by genip, papaya, banana, cassava and coconut trees, and vibrant gardens full of colorful coleus and other tropical flora. This lovely and secluded property is ideal for couples or a group of friends.

Main House
Ground Floor

  • Great Room with living area, dining area seating 10 and a well-equipped, cherry wood kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Sliding glass doors open to a large covered porch.
  • Bedroom with a king-size bed and bathroom en suite with a tub and shower. It’s off one side of the Great Room.
  • Bedroom with a king-size bed and bathroom en suite with a tub and shower. It’s off the other side of the Great Room.

Second Floor

  • Wet bar, home office and sitting area. Sliding glass doors lead open to a covered balcony.
  • Bedroom with a king-size bed and bathroom en suite with a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower
  • Bedroom with a king-size bed and bathroom en suite with a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower


Guest Cottage

  • Living room/kitchen with sliding doors opening to a covered porch
  • Bedroom with a king-size bed, bathroom en suite with a Jacuzzi tub and shower and sliding doors opening to a covered porch

Amenities
6 cable TVs with VCRs and DVD players; 2 CD players (one 5-CD player with radio in main house’s sitting area and 1 CD player in cottage); books, games, movie and music collections, A/C in bedrooms, Great Room and upper-level sitting area, computer with DSL line and Wi-Fi, printer/scanner and fax machine, answering machine, safe for valuables, hair dryers, wet bar, gas grill, automatic generator, outside shower and dishwasher

Staff
2 days weekly except holidays

Services Available at an Additional Cost
Extra maid service, cook, laundry service (wash, dry and fold at $20 charge per load), grocery pre-stocking, car rental and airport transfers

Notes

  • Notarized liability waiver required for all children under 15 years
  • Smoking outdoors only

Distances
Smuggler’s Cove Beach is a 5-minute walk and Road Town is about a 10-minute drive

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Frenchman’s Lookout -Tortola – BVI

5 Bedrooms and 5 Bathrooms (Sleeps 10)

Frenchman’s Lookout, one of Tortola’s best properties, is on a small cay connected to West End by a charming bridge. Electronic security gates lead to this completely private estate, which is surrounded by mature and lush tropical foliage. Originally an infamous pirates’ lookout, Frenchman’s Lookout offers sweeping 300-degree views over Sir Francis Drake Channel of turquoise water and some 12 islands and cays. Because of its location, sultry and silky tradewinds are constant and the sight of passing sail and motor boats adds to the sublime visuals. Two of the islands prettiest beaches, Smuggler’s Cove and Long Bay Beach are about 10 minutes away by car. There are also shops and restaurants nearby.

This Caribbean plantation-style house has been completely renovated and the results are an absolutely wonderful combination of grace and great style. All the large rooms on both floors, including the bathrooms, have high ceilings and mahogany French doors, which open onto a wide wraparound verandah with hammocks, seating areas and water views. Throughout the house are Mexican saltillo tiles, seagrass mats, antiques and fine art. Furnishings are sumptuous and comfy and all five of the romantic bedrooms have air-conditioning. Set in a lovely garden, and also overlooking the water, is an L-shaped 25′ x 50′ pool with a shallow area for small children. Adjoining it is a very fun gazebo with a large gas barbecue, fridge and a wet bar with seating. Also within the garden is a 6 person hot tub overlooking the harbor and a children’s play area. Down a stone path is a separate cottage with a state-of-the-art gym and game room.

Rental of Frenchman’s Lookout includes breakfast 6 days a week and one full day on the house’s power boat. When bringing this marvelous property back to life, no expense was spared. And to make arrival and departure totally painless, guests can charter the owner’s Lear Jet!

Main Floor

  • Large and gracious entry hall
  • Great Room
  • Dining room with a banquet table
  • Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and a table and chairs
  • Bedroom with a queen-size four-poster bed and bathroom en suite with a shower

Upper Floor

  • Master bedroom with a wrought iron king-size bed, sitting area, TV and large bathroom en suite with an old-fashioned tub with claw feet and a shower
  • Guest master bedroom with a four-poster king-size bed, TV and bathroom en suite with a shower
  • Bedroom with two four-poster double beds and TV
  • Bedroom with twin beds (can combine for a king)
  • Bathroom with a shower
  • Office with a computer with DSL service, fax and answering machines and a printer/scanner/copier

Gym/Games Cottage
Exercise bike, full weight machine, treadmill and free weights – all on a rubber floor. Games include a  billiards  table, foosball and table tennis. It also has a  ceiling fan, cable TV, stereo and a small porch with a table, chairs and great  view.

Amenities
Rental includes freshly-prepared breakfast with table service 6 days a week, one full day on the house’s 35-foot power boat with its seasoned captain, security gates and alarm system, A/C in all bedrooms, cable TV, DVD/CD player, VCR, radio, movie and music collections, books, games, gas grill, hair dryers, safes for valuables, mini-fridge on the upper deck; 4 hammocks, children’s toys and outdoor play area, baby crib; dishwasher, snorkel gear, a separate staff workspace and transfers to and from the airport or ferry dock. The house also has Skype so guests can call around the world at no charge.

Staff
Maid service six days per week

Services Available at an Additional Cost

  • Professional chef
  • Extra maid service
  • Use of the owner’s 6 person Lear 35 jet round trip and nonstop to Tortola from any U.S. East Coast airport for an unbeatable fixed price (gas and pilot costs are extra)
  • Spa treatments (massage/facials/body wraps/reiki/yoga etc.) at the house
  • Advance grocery shopping

Notes

  • No smoking inside, please
  • Frenchman’s Lookout is on the same property as 3 bedroom Frenchman’s Paradise but it has the same seclusion and privacy as its sister property. Together they’re perfect for a larger group.
  • During the Christmas/New Year’s period, a 10-night minimum rental is required.Pamela H. Murdock – More Photos & contact

Villa Paradise – Anguilla – British West Indies

7 Bedrooms and 5 Bathrooms (Sleeps 14)
Villa Paradise is one of the most sought after properties on Anguilla. Sitting on 3.5 beautifully landscaped acres, this gated estate is one of the largest privately owned waterfront properties on the island with 350’ of sea front. It’s entrance drive is lined with stately palms and throughout the beautifully landscaped grounds are mature fruit trees and flowering tropical vegetation. The entire property is completely enclosed for the ultimate feeling of privacy.

Villa Paradise, with more than 7,000 square feet of fully air-conditioned living space, is surrounded by 10,000 square feet of decks and terraces. The very spacious living spaces on the ground and second level all have ocean views and every bedroom has a flat screen TV, DVD player and a stereo. This fantastic house also offers a variety of exercise equipment in a wonderful circular gym with amazing views.

The 25′ x 50′ filtered sea-water swimming pool on the south side of the house sits close to the shoreline and is extremely private with a spectacular view of the Caribbean sea and St. Martin in the distance. In front of the house is a protected harbor with a boat dock and small beach as well as a reef for excellent snorkeling. 3 minutes away by boat is Sandy Point Beach for more fabulous snorkeling in a protected lagoon – very easy as Villa Paradise comes with its own motorized Zodiac.

First Floor

  • Outdoor covered dining pavilion
  • Master Bedroom with a king-size bed, marble bathroom en suite with shower and doors opening to a terrace with two hammocks overlooking the pool
  • Suite with two bedrooms sharing a bathroom with a shower. One room has a queen-size bed and the other has twin beds.
  • Apartment with a queen-size bed, sitting and dining areas, a kitchenette and bathroom

Second Floor

  • Living room with a 42″ plasma TV, a Bose stereo system and an office area with a computer, printer and fax. Doors open to two terraces overlooking the pool and ocean.
  • Dining room
  • State of the art kitchen with top appliances and granite counter tops
  • Grand Master Bedroom with king-sized bed, very large marble bathroom en suite and a private deck overlooking the sea to St. Martin
  • Bedroom with queen-sized bed
  • Bedroom with twin beds
  • Bathroom with shower shared by the above two bedrooms

Third Floor

  • Circular exercise room with a variety of equipment and panoramic views

Amenities
Daily continental breakfast, signing privileges at Cap Juluca, use of a motorized Zodiac, air conditioning throughout the house, wet bar, ceiling fans, Bose stereo system, DVD players, computer with Internet access, printer, fax machine, barbeque, hair dryers, linens and telephone. Bedrooms have flat screen TVs, stereo and DVD players. Guests are met upon arrival and are brought by taxi to the house.

Staff
Daily maid service, concierge service, caretaker and nightly turndown service

Services Available at an Additional Cost
Chef, butler and spa services

Notes
The house may be rented with 3, 4, 5 or 6/7 bedrooms except during the Christmas holidays. There is a 14 day minimum required from December 17 – April 22.

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7 Palms – Anguilla – British West Indies

3 – 6 Bedrooms with Bathrooms En Suite (Sleeps 6-12)
7 Palms is a beautifully designed new house on the Eastern end of Anguilla’s North Shore. Perched on a rocky point between Shoal Bay and Scilly Cay, it has over 250 ft of water frontage. From this wonderful location the ocean views are fantastic by day and later the sunsets are glorious. It’s also a great spot for watching sea turtles and whales as they migrate.

The entrance to 7 Palms is up a broad staircase and upon stepping through the front door, guests are instantly greeted by this magnificent view. Also welcoming them are the very nice maids  with trays of punch (with or without rum) and hors d’oeuvres. Décor throughout is designed in an island style with rattan and teak furnishings that are good-looking and very comfy. Wide graceful archways separate the main floor rooms, which flow effortlessly into one another. Both the living and dining rooms have been positioned to take advantage of the view and each opens to a sweeping terrace. Outdoor stairs go down to the lower level rooms and another terrace with a Jacuzzi and 24′ x 20′ fresh water infinity edge pool with a built-in ledge for sitting – perfect for gazing out to sea. From here more steps and a walkway through a tropical garden lead down to a terrace area near the water’s edge. There is good snorkeling just offshore. Anguilla has over 30 dazzling white sand beaches with postcard quality aqua water and 7 Palms is within two: a small, unnamed beach about 300 yds. away and Shoal Bay East, one of the prettiest in the Caribbean, about 900 yds.

Main Floor
Center

  • Large living room with a soaring 18 foot tall exotic wood ceiling and doors opening to a terrace.
  • Dining room with seating for 12 and doors also opening to the terrace
  • Outdoor dining area with large teak tables and teak chairs
  • Kitchen with refrigerators, commercial Wolf 6 burner stove, wine refrigerator, microwave, blender, coffee makers, toaster oven and copper pots and pans from France
  • Large and small terraces with breathtaking views

East Wing

  • Master bedroom with a king-sized bed, big bathroom en suite with a big walk-in shower and a tub and doors opening to a porch. This very large room has incredible sea views – even while in bed.

West Wing

  • Master bedroom with a king-sized bed and huge bathroom en suite with a tub and shower. This equally large room also has a beautiful view of the sea.
  • Bedroom with a queen-sized bed and good sized bathroom en suite with a shower. This spacious room also has sea views.

Lower Floor

  • Entertainment room with a large Sony TV with satellite, cable and DVD and a stereo with CD
  • Entertainment bedroom (named for its location) is a versatile room, which can also be used as a 6th bedroom as it has a queen- sized bed and bathroom en suite with a shower.
  • Infinity bedroom has a king-size bed and large bathroom en suite with a shower. From the bed, one has an incredible view of the pool and sea.
  • Grotto bedroom with a king-size bed and a spacious bathroom en suite with a shower

Amenities
Air-conditioning in all bedrooms except the Entertainment Bedroom; Sony TV with cable and DVD; stereo with CD; telephone (long distance phone card only); answering machine; fax; Internet service (bring your own laptop); screened windows and doors; Hunter ceiling fans throughout; barbeque; hammock; board games; books; French/Italian bed linens and bath towels; beach towels, chairs and umbrellas; cooler; hairdryers and Gilchrist & Soames soaps and shampoos. Nightly turn down service is included too.

Staff
2 maids for 3 hrs daily (six days per week), security guard, pool service and gardener

Services Available at an Additional Cost
Chef or island cook, barman, babysitting, scuba diving, glass bottom boat trips, picnics on nearby cays and offshore fishing. Spa services available at the house include: reflexology, massage, pedicures, body glow salt rubs and mud and herbal wraps

Notes

  • First arriving guests are met at either the airport or ferry and escorted to the house where a rental car can be waiting. Guests will also be driven back to the airport or ferry.
  • 7 Palms may be rented as a 3, 4, 5 or 6 bedroom house. Prices are according to the amount of bedrooms used.

Distances
The airport is about 5 miles and food shops and restaurants are less than 2 miles. There is an authentic French Bakery a short walk from the house for delicious fresh croissants and pastries.

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