SPACIOUS, OCEANFRONT VILLA ON 2.5 ACRES. GLORIOUS VIEWS, PEACE, SERENITY, BEACH

Lynda Hartmann

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Sleeps22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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SPACIOUS, OCEANFRONT VILLA ON 2.5 ACRES. GLORIOUS VIEWS, PEACE, SERENITY, BEACH

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7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, sleeps max 14-22

The Location: Siren's Song is located within an exclusive 400+ acre development, The Preserve at Botany Bay, which currently has 10 large homes on 2.5 to 15 acre lots, and a security gate manned 24/7. Siren’s Song is perched on its 2.5+ acre gated lot of cliff top land, with 700 ft of water front. A 5 min stroll takes you to the beach at Mermaids Chair, a sand bar that separates the Atlantic Ocean from the Caribbean Sea and connects St Thomas to a small island to the West, called Little St Thomas, owned by the Nature Conservancy. The beaches of sand shells, corals and pebbles are constantly changing with the winds and the tides. Just off shore the unspoiled coral reefs are alive with a multitude of live hard and soft corals and many different species of tropical fish. Your neighbors are Siren's Song's owners who live on the adjacent lot and are happy to assist if needed. The living area, dining area, five bedrooms and outdoor terrace have balconies with stunning 250+ degree sea views of uninhabited islands. On a clear day you can see St Croix to the South and Puerto Rico to the West. If you yearn for peace, serenity and tranquility away from crowds and traffic, and want an unforgettable island experience that few have been privileged to share, then Siren's Song will enchant you, yet its only a 20 min drive to downtown, abundant with activities and world class restaurants.

The House – Main Level: A terra-cotta replica Chinese emperor welcomes you into Siren's Sons' foyer where a waterfall ushers you into this luxurious villa. Ahead is a cozy sitting area with six chairs and steps leading down to the pool level below. To your right is the gourmet kitchen, breakfast bar and dining area, with alfresco dining on the terrace beyond. The terrace has a gas grill and 2 dining tables each with a sun umbrella for shade and 6 chairs. The dining area has a 12 ft dining table with 14 matching dining chairs. To your left is a powder room, the living area with three comfy white sofas and media centers. Further to the left an archway leads to 3 air conditioned bedrooms ( 2 king and 1 twin) and 2 bathrooms. The king bedroom with forest views has a separate outdoor entrance. The main level has Italian ceramic tiles on the floors, with scattered rugs and natural wood ceilings. Furnishings are largely mahogany reproduction Caribbean antiques with art work collected from around the world by the owners.

The House – Upper Level: Siren’s Song’s upper level, accessed by a stylishly curved staircase from the main level has 4 air conditioned bedrooms, each with a 4 poster, king size bed and en-suite bath, and its own private balcony with sea and island views. There is a sofa bed in a smaller air-conditioned bedroom, which has an enclosed washer / dryer laundry, perfect for small children who must be near parents. Another sofa bed is on the large atrium landing of the upper level. A deck with chairs extends along a portion of the upper level, with forest views, swept by refreshing Caribbean trade-winds. The upper level has wooden floors, with scattered rugs and wooden cathedral ceilings. Furnishings are largely mahogany reproduction Caribbean antiques with art work collected from around the world by the owners.

The House – Pool Level: At the pool level, five fountains cascade into the infinity edge pool, which overlooks the lower level gardens, Caribbean Sea and several uninhabited islands. The pool is four feet deep and has benches along the sides for sitting in the pool. The pool is surrounded by green lawns and lawn furniture and there is a double sink wet bar. Additionally the pool level has a second grill and a refrigerator. There is also exercise equipment, pool toys, beach toys, a half bathroom, outdoor shower and second washer and dryer. Under the wet bar is snorkel equipment pool exercise equipment and fishing gear.

The Beach: On the beach to the East of Mermaids Chair, the land belongs to the owners of Siren's Song and they have for your enjoyment some umbrellas for shade, tables chairs and loungers. There are also 3 kayaks. From Mermaids Chair you can take a short hike across Little St Thomas to natural boulder rock pools washed by the sea. For the more adventurous a mile hike will take you to another beach within The Preserve at Botany Bay, called Sandy Bay. Mermaids Chair, Little St Thomas and Sandy Bay are generally deserted and you will probably be the only people there. Spend your sun spangled days snorkeling, shelling, beachcombing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking and luxuriating in the natural boulder pools.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Lynda Hartmann

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I am Lynda and I have lived in the US Virgin Islands for 24 years. The first 10 years within the National Park on St John, and thereafter at Botany Bay, which is so much nicer than St John. My husband Marshall has lived on St Thomas for 19 years. We have retired here and love it so much we have even built our crypt!

Lynda Hartmann purchased this villa in 2005

We built Siren's Song on the lot adjacent to our own home. We just love it here and although we travel the world, we have never found anything, anywhere more wonderful than this location.

Peace, serenity, space, amazing views, fabulous night skies - all away from the maddening crowds; yet very convenient being only 8 miles from the airport, 7 miles from lots of restaurants and bars, 15 miles from the golf club, etc

Sleeps22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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4.9
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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153009
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West End St. Thomas
5

A DREAM COME TRUE FOR A FAMILY OF 15

  • 5 of 5
It was a vacation of a life time. Siren's Song lived up to and surpassed our expectations and we had very high expectations. It was like living in a dream. The views and the sunsets were spectacular. Sandy Bay Beach was so gorgeous that we sat there each day and couldn't believe that we had the whole beach to ourselves. The kayaks, chairs, snorkel gear, and paddle boards were ready for us to use. The grandkids loved, love, loved the big waves. They did a lot of fishing too. It was misting when we got off the plane and for the rest of the week we had sunshine. Who wouldn't love that pool? All of us, from 5 month old Hugo to 73 year old Grandpa were in it every day. Kylan, our first grader, learned to swim the length of the pool. Four year old Emily was proud of her cannonballs from the side of the pool. Oh, what to say about the beautiful villa…spacious, fabulous bedrooms with great views of the ocean, immaculate, open, yet warm and inviting. The big dining room table was just what we needed. The first night we arrived we hired Kat to do the cooking…that was a treat. We loved her food and she made enough to last for two days. We hired her again later in the week. We ate all six dozen of her chocolate chip cookies and her oatmeal raisin cookies were irresistible. She was very careful with our allergy issues. We were fortunate to have Pastor Whyte available for fixing things. He was a true gentleman and a pleasure to meet. We didn't hesitate to call the housekeeper, Heather, when we needed something. She was right there and willing to take care of us.
We are all living busy, stressful lives. Botany Bay with its 300 acres was just what we needed. We will always treasure our memories of Siren's Song.
Sheila Pavlik
Concord, Massachusetts
U.S.A.
  • Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153009
+1 340 777 7946
West End St. Thomas
5

DEFINITELY THE BEST!

  • 5 of 5
We all had a wonderful time at Siren's Song villa. We just loved the Preserve at Botany Bay. It was such a beautiful location and everything ran just perfect. We had the beach at Mermaids Chair to ourselves and were amazed by the awesome colorful corals and variety of tropical fish. There were several in our group that have travelled to some pretty nice places and each one of us said how Siren's Song was definitely the BEST!
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153009
+1 340 777 7946
West End St. Thomas
5

SERENE AND PEACEFUL WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS

  • 5 of 5
This was our third family vacation at Sirens Song. We just love this wonderful villa.The facilities have been constantly updated and are in excellent repair. The location of Sirens Song is unbeatable, on a cliff within the Preserve at Botany Bay and less than a five minute stroll to the beach at Mermaids Chair, which we had to ourselves. This place is serene and peaceful. The views are spectacular. It truly is paradise. We'll be back.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153009
+1 340 777 7946
West End St. Thomas
5

DREAM VACATION- 5 STAR HOME

  • 5 of 5
What a fabulous vacation! We had a family reunion with 13 adults and 4 toddlers. Everything was arranged perfectly for our convenience from Pastor Wythe meeting us at the airport to showing us the area including the beach and kayak area. The beautiful house was perfect for accommodating our large group. The views were spectacular, the pool refreshing, and very relaxing. I highly recommend this 5 star home and would love to turn in the future.
  • Submitted: May 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Owner's Response: We're delighted you had a wonderful time
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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153009
+1 340 777 7946
West End St. Thomas
5

FABULOUS FAMILY VACATION AT SIREN'S SONG, USVI

Fabulous Family Vacation at Siren's Song, USVI
  • 5 of 5
Our family of five adults arrived in St. Thomas and were met at the airport by Marshall who guided us back to Siren's Song. We had the villa provisioned prior to our arrival so that it was fully stocked with food and drinks. We also pre-arranged for a private chef -- Kat Cashion, owner of The Wandering Soup Kitchen in Charlotte Amalie -- who created the most amazing culinary delights of appetizers, dinners and desserts for our family.
The amenities at Siren's Song were terrific. The kitchen was large and very well organized. The bedrooms were very clean, bright and airy, each with a king sized bed and an ensuite bathroom and a fabulous view. The living area was positioned perfectly for our family to gather and enjoy the ocean view and the sunsets. Sandy Bay Beach was quiet and a great place to enjoy the surf and sand. There were lots of areas around the property to explore and take fabulous pictures. The pool was refreshing and we enjoyed it daily. There were lots of beach towels and all kinds of beach toys available for our us to use.
A rental car is a must if you want to go to town to shop, visit local attractions, pick up groceries or take a day trip to another island. Driving on the left side in an American car was a bit intimidating at first but didn't take long to get used to.

All in all, five star accommodations and a five star vacation.

Thank you Lynda and Marshall for making our family vacation so memorable. We have only one regret -- we didn't stay longer!
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
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Owner's Response: Thanks so much, we are really glad you enjoyed our corner of paradise.
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Spacious, oceanfront villa on 2.5 acres. Glorious views, peace, serenity, beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153009
+1 340 777 7946
West End St. Thomas
5

HEAVEN ON EARTH FOUND

  • 5 of 5
Siren's Song was truly magical! The beautiful photos and videos do not even do it justice! Every room has a magnificent ocean view and the private pool was glorious! Exclusive privacy meets luxury meets peaceful serenity at Siren's Song!

The owners met us at the airport and were beyond helpful with recommendations for dinner reservations, boating excursions, car rentals and a private chef. At one point, our coffee maker broke and they were extremely accommodating promptly bringing us a new one. We were a bit confused as to how to operate the main floor tv, and they came to the house immediately to show us how to work it.

There were plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms...all impeccably clean upon our arrival. The home had a lovely flow to it...we were a party of 6 and always had plenty of space when we wanted to be together dining, reading, watching tv or simply sitting and soaking up,the amazing views.

I would hghily recommend Siren's Song to anyone wanting an escape in an idyllic setting away from the hustle and bustle. We thank the owners most sincerely for providing us a cherished memory which will always be remembered.
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
St. Thomas, STT
Nearest Beach
Mermaids Chair
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Thirteen
Car: necessary

Siren's Song, the penultimate westernmost villa on St Thomas, is located within The Preserve at Botany Bay, an exclusive 400+ acre private estate. Glorious views from Siren's Song overlook several deserted islands in the Caribbean Sea as well as Mermaids Chair, a sand bar that separates the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean and connects St Thomas with Little St Thomas, a small island owned by the Nature Conservancy. Siren's Song is just a five minute stroll to the beach. Deer, parrots, iguana and seabirds abound within The Preserve at Botany Bay. Life under the sea is teeming with many different varieties of corals and tropical fish; as well as dolphins, conch and turtles.

Other Activities: Bird watching, night sky gazing

Golf: Mahogany Run golf course is a 30 minute drive from Siren's Song on the north shore of St Thomas.

Boating: many different boating and fishing options

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West End Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per person
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Fall 2014
May 1 2014 - Nov 21 2014
5 night minimum stay
$1,200
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $80 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$13,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2014
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
5 night minimum stay
$1,150
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $80 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays 2014
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$18,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Jan 6 2015 - Apr 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,500
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $110 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer/Fall 21015
May 1 2015 - Nov 20 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,300
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $90 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $500 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Rates are based on double occupancy per room

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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

West End Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Dialup Access
  • Iron & Board
  • Secure Parking
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Living Area
  • Wireless Internet
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Half Bath - toilet , by pool
    Pool - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Half Bath - toilet , powder room
  • The four second floor en suite bathrooms each have a shower, toilet and granite topped double vanity. The two first floor bathrooms each have a shower, toilet and single granite topped vanity. There is a powder room with toilet and vanity beside the entrance foyer and there is a toilet and granite topped single vanity at the pool level. There is also an outdoor shower at the pool level.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedrooms 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 4 air beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , pack and play
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Other - 2 air beds
    Other - 2 Pack and Play
  • There are 7 bedrooms, five of which have a reproduction Caribbean, antique, king size four poster bed, en suite bathroom, stunning sea and island views and a private balcony with chairs. One of these five bedrooms is on the first floor and four are on the second floor. Another bedroom on the first floor has a king size bed, en suite bathroom and a separate private entrance. The seventh bedroom is on the first floor between the other first floor bedrooms and has twin beds and can share a bathroom with one of the other first floor bedrooms. A general purpose room on the second floor has a sofa bed and there is also a sofa bed on the landing. There are also four air beds for children and 2 Pack and Play cribs for infants.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • forests
  • live theater
  • reefs
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • botanical garden
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • photography
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • whale watching
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • golf
  • snorkeling/diving
  • paragliding
  • jet skiing
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • pier fishing
Notes:
The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped and has two large refrigerators. The pool level has a double sink wet bar. Fishing gear is available. There are 2 kayaks on the beach. There are tables and chairs on the beach for picnics.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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