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VILLA ROSSO DI SERA- overlooking Taylor Bay and Chalk Sound: Specials in May!

Kenneth Brown

Member since: 2010
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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VILLA ROSSO DI SERA- overlooking Taylor Bay and Chalk Sound: Specials in May!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Providenciales - Provo Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Villa Rosso di Sera is a spectacular retreat home in a Caribbean style with a Mediterranean feeling. Set on a ridge overlooking picturesque Taylor Bay on the ocean and iridescent Chalk Sound , it captures the ocean breezes which naturally flow through the entire house.

DURING THE MONTH OF MAY, WE ARE OFFERING DISCOUNTED PRICING! PLEASE CONTACT OWNER !

Spacious living and dining areas are enhanced by a fully equipped kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and also has an adjacent wet bar that is a natural area for conversation.

The four well appointed luxurious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms are situated to maximize unique views. All bedrooms have king size beds with two of them able to be separated into king singles. The bedrooms are spread over the three floors, allowing much privacy for a variety of accommodation

Designed and built by the owner who is a builder by profession, it is the result of studying Caribbean style for over 20 years. There are screened areas to dine and relax, a total of four places to dine in the house and around the pool. The upper floor has terraces with ocean views on three sides so there is always a right place to catch the breeze or take a nap. Nestled on one of the many porches is a double hammock for that necessary afternoon drift off!

The fully mature tropical landscaping provides a secluded feeling to the property, especially around the walled pool and generous deck area. The pool is 16 x 26' with an generous stair entry on one side that doubles as a conversation pit. The pool is 4'-6' deep which makes it very safe for children and adults but still allows for swimming lengths. The walls around the generous 2000 sf. pool deck makes the villa a very attractive setting for family gatherings and special events.

Attention to architectural detail is a hallmark throughout the house -the finishes are rustic and relaxed. Entirely trimmed out in Caribbean cedar inside and Western Red Cedar outside, the color palette is a mix of pale yellow, ocher and reddish browns that is soothing to the eye.

Other amenities include a private gym, a spacious hot tub, flat panel television in every room, Wi Fi throughout and kayaks. Guests have the use of private tennis courts nearby.

Above all, a short 2-3 minute walk brings you to secluded Taylor Bay Beach which rarely has more than a few people on it's entire half mile length. The water is usually quite warm as it is a protected lagoon and the fine white sand and shallow slope to the beach makes it especially appealing for young children and adults alike. The villa comes equipped with kayaks , beach chairs , beach umbrellas, coolers and snorkeling equipment, all of which enhance the beach experience.

The owners maintain a small guest house on one corner of the property that is strategically situated to ensure your privacy. When they are on island, they are there to be of any assistance as need be , but otherwise practice 'invisibility'

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Kenneth Brown (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2015

About Kenneth Brown

My name is Ken Brown and along with my lovely lady, Nancy, own and operate Villa Rosso di Sera. I have been building these types of special villas on Providenciales for 26 years now and in 2006 finished one for myself, so this really is the culmination of my experience here both in design and quality of finish. I wanted a more rustic style with a Mediterranean palette that would age gracefully. I hope you will agree that this is a more genuine Caribbean home.

I am originally from Canada and we have a home there now as well and enjoy the best that both countries offer.

I still revel in the outstanding scenery and climate here in the Turks and Caicos and never tire of it. It is indeed a very special place. I hope you come and see what I mean.

Kenneth Brown purchased this villa in 2006

Why Kenneth Brown chose Providenciales - Provo

I chose this property as it sits on a ridge and captures both the spectacular views of both Chalk Sound and and the breezes that the properties right on the beach do not. The beach is not far away at all and as it is a public beach, there are privacy issues and sand flies that I don't have to deal with on the ridge. These are things you only find out by living here. Also, we can offer a setting for your vacation at a more modest cost than a house right on the beach.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Rosso di Sera is very private and more like an oasis. Although we have neighbours, the landscaping is such that you really don't notice them or have to be concerned about them. The house ventilates very well and everyone comments on the breeze that constantly flows through the house. The heated pool is especially appreciated by all visitors as pools that are not are quite cool in the winter months. We especially like to cook and entertain and the kitchen and dining facilities make it really easy to entertain small and larger groups. We have four different dining areas including a very special round table out by the pool .

Guestbook comments from the owner

Many thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us. We've had the fortunate opportunity to visit many isles in the Caribbean and T&C was simply as good as it gets. We'll be back

And again thank you.
Mar 2011
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VILLA ROSSO DI SERA- overlooking Taylor Bay and Chalk Sound: Specials in May!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 21 reviews
5

Comfy Home With View of Taylor Bay and Chalk Sound

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful and comfortable home that is set up for entertaining has both a sunrise and a sunset view. With four bedrooms each with its own bathroom, a kitchen which has a all the amenities you need to cook in, a dining area, a breakfast room, and another indoor eating area setup for wet clothes, plus two outdoor eating areas( one poolside and one on a balcony with a view of Chalk Sound), four balconies, a hammock, two kayaks, and many more conveniences this fabulous house will host your great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Wonderful time-3 generations

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit to Turks & Caicos. The home was comfy, well-maintained and clean. We really enjoyed taking the kayaks out on the sound to visit the iguana island--we saw at least 15 wild iguanas. We cooked most of the time and the kitchen had everything you could possibly need! It was difficult for my 72 -year -old mother to climb the steps up to the house because they are natural stone and no railing to get you up those last few steps, but once inside she had no need to leave the main level. Tips-go to chinsons to eat-- amazing food. Shop at IGA. Go on Caicos dream tours--conch tour, snorkel, "hunt conch" and they prepare it for you! Snorkel by the bight. We normally spend $200 per week for groceries in the states-we spent closer to $800 on the island, and ate out three times during our one week stay....dining out ran us around $160 with tip for 6 people each meal. I also packed a medium sized hard shelled suitcase with peanut butter, waffle mix, syrup, cereal (which was $10 per box on the island), jelly, Pringles, and other misc dry good foods-no problems with customs. The empty suitcase stored our three conch shells and starfish plus other miscellaneous souvenirs purchased.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We quite enjoyed seeing this great family enjoy themselves, even if the grocery bill was high. There are some good recommendations in this review for visitors to take note of. We recommend bringing in some food as well to cut down on your expenses here as everything is imported. Ken and Nancy
5

Wonderful and private home

  • 5 of 5

I and my wife spent 4 wonderful days at Villa Rosso Di Sera. We had a truly great vacation and the majority of the credit for that goes to Ken and Nancy's wonderful villa. Although Ken and Nancy were staying in the guesthouse on grounds, we only saw them when we had questions or requests (which they always addressed promptly) and we felt in no way that they detracted from our privacy. The wifi was great and we were provided with an island cellphone as well as a phone with a U.S. number for free calls back home, a very unexpected and appreciated surprise!

The villa itself reflects a tremendous amount of care and attention to detail by the owners. The structure is spacious and well thought-out, with superior quality, comfortable furniture and décor. There are a large number of comfortable decks with great views.

The beauty of the pool and the area surrounding it is draw dropping. The pool itself is very large and beautiful and the entire pool area is largely surrounded by trees, contributing to an ethereal feeling of seclusion and privacy.

The location of the villa, right near Taylor Beach, was perfect for us. We went out kayaking with the kayaks provided with the villa and spent most early morning pretty much having the beach to ourselves. In general, this part of the island is very sparsely populated and is very secure and non-commercial.

I would specifically recommend this villa to other orthodox Jewish guests who particularly value privacy. The pool is not overseen by other houses and Taylor Beach, in addition to being beautiful, is also far away from the typical tourist beaches and during our stay rarely had people swimming in it.

In short, we greatly enjoyed our visit and highly recommend Villa Rosso di Sera.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Spectacular!

  • 4 of 5

Villa Rosso Di Sera was everything we could of hoped for and more.... The pictures are truly representative of the beautiful space and the owner was a real delight for booking the property and making sure all our needs were provided for. We were a large group residing together and each family had a bedroom on a different floor which gave everyone some personal space. The pool was a real hit with the kids and adults! The 5 minute walk to the beach was perfect to come back to the villa for lunch or the kids to nap. We also rented a car to go around the beautiful island which is not necessary but fun. All in all it was a spectacular vacation and I truly recommend this superb villa to make it unforgettable.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Toronto
5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week at the Villa. We could not have imagined a more beautiful and well equipped vacation home. We were three generations ranging from age 9 months to 70 years old and each and everyone of us had an amazing time. The house was spacious providing each of the 3 families with privacy and comfort as well as plenty of common space to enjoy time together.

We loved the pool (especially granny!) and the beach was kid friendly and an easy walk from the house. We took the kayaks (with two kids) to Chalk Sound, played tennis and spent many hours lounging by the pool and building sand castles at the beach. Sunsets at the beach were a highlight.

A big thanks to our hosts for a great vacation. We hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
New York
5

A Gem of a House!

  • 5 of 5

We can't stop raving about our stay at Villa Rosso di Sera and have encouraged several friends looking at visiting Turks & Caicos to book this villa. Villa Rosso di Sera is ideal for intimate, relaxing beach vacations.

We visited Villa Rosso di Sera for a birthday celebration that included my husband, 3 year old daughter, myself and a dear family friend. We chose Villa Rosso di Sera specifically because it offered both a pool and a short walk to Taylor Bay Beach, the best of both worlds. We couldn't have been happier or had a more relaxing vacation.

The villa is located between Chalk Sound and Taylor Bay in a residential neighborhood. It's a short walk to Taylor Bay Beach, which was never crowded. What we appreciated about the location was not only the privacy but also the proximity to the beach. In fact, each night just before sunset, we would cart our beach chairs and a cocktail down to beautiful Taylor Bay Beach and unwind while we watched the sunset. It was breathtaking. During daylight, with it's crystal clear, calm, shallow waters, Taylor Bay Beach is a great choice if you have small children.

As you can gather from the photos and description, every detail about this villa is well thought out by its owner, Ken. The floor plan was ideal - the bulk of the living area is on the main floor and there are plenty of dining / conversation spots. The master suite upstairs and fourth bedroom downstairs afford anyone seeking it, a quiet respite. Personally we loved the kitchen (and grill), which was stocked with an assortment of pots & pans so we had the option of eating out or dining in and with a 3 year, this was a life-saver!

The property is clean and very well kept. The villa is stocked with plenty of beach chairs, towels & toys, including two kayaks which we took out on Chalk Sound one morning. The pool was a huge hit with our little one, she loved being able to take a quick dip before breakfast and we loved the convenience of letting her swim with an adult while we got ready to head to the beach.

Ken, the owner was extremely helpful and gracious. He answered any of our questions and was more than happy to point us toward a few local dining spots.

I know this review is getting long, there are just so many positives about Villa Rosso di Sera, we could fill a book!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Graceway IGA Supermarket
"By far the best supermarket on the island. There are other smaller groceries but this is t..."
Las Brisas Restaurant
"This is our closest restaurant and a great place for all types of vacationers and residents ..."
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Providenciales International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Las Brisas
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Provo Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
South Dock Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Las Brisas
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Taylor Bay Beach
Car: recommended

Rosso di Sera is located in the beautiful pristine Chalk Sound Area, a quiet, residential and upscale neighbourhood, with stunning sunset views and a quiet pace of life. A 2 min. walk gets you to secluded and almost private Taylor Bay which has a beautiful shallow sand beach

Other Activities: Boating, Shopping, Kayaking, Miniature Golf, Golf, go-carts

Golf: Provo Golf Club is 10 miles away, a superb, challenging course and one of the top rated in the Caribbean.

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Rates & Availability

From $600 Per night

Providenciales - Provo Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season 2015
May 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
$700
$4,800
 
 
OFF Season 2015
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 13 2015
4 night minimum stay
$600
$4,000
 
 
Autumn 2015
Nov 14 2015 - Dec 18 2015
4 night minimum stay
$700
$4,800
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$7,500
 
 
High Season 2016
Jan 4 2016 - Apr 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes Fifty percent of fee + tax is due upon signing of rental agreement to hold the rental
Balance is due 60 days before the start of the rental period.
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Amenities

Providenciales - Provo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Cabana Washroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The bath has a tub for bathing children
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Twin/Single Bed (4) : These twins are king singles and can be joined to make a king sized bed.Crib: Graco Pack and Play is part of the house accommodation. In addition there are 2 air beds extra long singles for extra guests, a small baby crib and a new single bed cot. There are two booster seats for children at the table
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • water sports
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Air Conditioning: Each bedroom is separately air conditioned . Each has its own thermostat. The main part house is not air conditioned but the ocean breezes are very cooling. Washer: Front loading washer with many settings. Dryer: Stacked washer and dryer ( high capacity). Linens Provided: All linens and towels, including beach towels are provided. Covered Parking: There are 3 bays of covered parking. Cable/Satellite TV (5) : Each room has its own TV and the main living area has a flat screen plasma 42'DVD. VCR. Video Library: There are several DVD's and VHS tapes as part of the house library. CD Player. Stereo System. Music Library: Extensive collection of vintage and current CD's . As well there is an extensive novel library for holiday reading. Private Hot Tub: The hot tub on the pool deck is a top of the line Italian made model that takes 4-5 easily. Private Pool: The pool is 26' x 16' with full stair entry. The pool is solar heated and is 4'-6' deep.

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