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Stunning Oceanfront 1 or 2 Br Villa W Private Pool, Simpson Bay/Pelican Key Area

Kim Gilbert

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

Kim Gilbert

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2015
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Stunning Oceanfront 1 or 2 Br Villa W Private Pool, Simpson Bay/Pelican Key Area

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

Overview

Simpson Bay Villa Rental Photos and Description

2 BR, 2.5 Bath, Spectacular Views Of Caribbean Sea (Sleeps up to 4) Private Pool

Villa Velaire is your home away from home, only better! Be sure to check out our website at www.VillaVelaireStMaarten.com for more information.

Located in a private gated community, perched along the ocean cliffs just above Simpson Bay in Pelican Key, St Maarten, stands Villa Velaire - a private two bedroom/2.5 bath rental villa. The Villa, recently renovated and completely redecorated in September of 2013, uses an eclectic mix of British West Indies and Balinese design to harmonize with both the Caribbean style architecture and the tropical location.

Just inside the entry at Villa Velaire, off to the right is the fully equipped gourmet kitchen featuring granite countertops. Should you choose to stay in and prepare breakfast, an afternoon cocktail or dinner - it won't be such a chore, as you will find all the comforts of home - a full size refrigerator, four- burner range/stove, dishwasher, blender, sauté pans etc.

Just past the kitchen stands the open floor living and dining area, the heart of this villa. Casual fabrics were used for a more relaxed feel, focusing on quality and comfort. The porcelain floor tiles in the living area were dressed with a fun nautical designed rug. Many of the furnishing in both the living and dining area were brought in from Bali with added wicker accents to define the transitional style.

Just beyond the living and dining room stands a 10 foot deep covered outside terrace. The covered terrace serves as a sitting and dining space, perfect for a respite from the afternoon sun or alfresco dining with the most magnificent views. For the sun worshippers, there are four teak lounge chairs to enjoy relaxing by the private pool, watching the cruise ships sail away or just listening to the sound of breaking waves along the cliffs. By night, enjoy a favorite glass of wine, stretch out and stargaze, or watch the moonrise from the Terrace.

Back inside the villa, on the second floor, you will find the two air-conditioned king suites widely separated for exceptional privacy (perfect for couples traveling together). Both bedrooms feature en suite baths and custom designed four post king-size beds. The high vaulted ceiling imparts a grand sense of scale and spaciousness. Attached to the second bedroom is the meditation/massage room and private balcony overlooking the pool terrace and Caribbean. Call one of the many island massage therapists for your private in-home massage - Can you thing of a better way to start your vacation.

Villa Velaire is furnished with your comfort in mind without sacrificing its artful elegance and style. This rare oceanfront villa, located on the beautiful island of St Maarten, will fulfill most vacation wish lists.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kim Gilbert (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2015

About Kim Gilbert

Our names are Ron and Kim. Ron is in the Hotel/Restaurant business and I am in the marketing/advertising business. We purchased the house with our good friends Steve and Meredith. Steve is a General Contractor and Meredith works for the state. Steve and Meredith recently welcomed their first son.

Kim Gilbert purchased this villa in 2013

Why Kim Gilbert chose Simpson Bay

You will love the views of the Caribbean Ocean - the house has such a good feel, you never want to leave

What makes this villa unique

Love the private pool overlooking the Caribbean. The location is also fantastic, close enough to all the action in Simpson Bay (you can walk to the Red Piano, Bon Appetite, the Hollywood Casino), but far enough away to enjoy some quiet relaxation.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

5
based on 17 traveler reviews

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Stunning Oceanfront 1 or 2 Br Villa W Private Pool, Simpson Bay/Pelican Key Area
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
Buffalo, NY
5

Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a person meet up with us at car rental location and took us to the Villa. A great touch when you have no idea where you are going. Upon arrival we had a welcome gift, wine and fruit. Also a nice touch. The ocean views were beautiful. The Villa was well equipped and very clean. Everything you need to cook in and not go out if you so chose. Gas grill was awesome. Pool is nice to come home to after a long day at the beach. Good location/nice neighborhood. Once down the hill you could walk to casinos, restaurants, beaches and shopping with ease. I would recommend this Villa - It was a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mary Beth: I am so glad that you enjoyed your time in St Maarten and at Villa Velaire! If your travels ever lead you back our way, please do not hesitate to contact me, I would love to have you stay with us again! Thank you for the wonderful review and for being such great guests! Happy Spring! Kim
5

A fabulous private townhouse villa in Pelican Key

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Villa Velaire. It was everything the photos and description had promised. The attention-to-detail in the furniture and decorating truly made it feel like a home-away-from-home, albeit with a much better location given the winter we have been having this year at home. For two couples, the arrangements could not have been better. The two spacious bedrooms with their king-size beds were very private and quiet. While the ensuite bathrooms were on the smaller side, particularly in the bedroom facing the sea, they were certainly adequate and nicely updated, with large shower stalls. Everything you could think of has been provided for you in the kitchen, even cooking oil and some basic spices - as well as paper towels, dishwashing liquid and dishwasher tabs. In the daytime we would open the living and dining room doors and let the wonderful sea breezes blow through. In the evening you can close the windows and doors and the ceiling fans and air conditioners in every room will keep you perfectly comfortable. Having a main floor powder room was very convenient. The pool terrace is probably the best feature of this villa. It was very private and quiet. You can choose either sun or shade at anytime during the day, simply by moving the four padded chaise lounges and two Adirondack chairs to your preferred location, plus there is a covered area for alfresco dining. Being able to take a dip in your private pool is a true luxury. While it could sometimes be a bit cool early in the morning, it was lovely and refreshing in the hot afternoon sun. The terrace allows you to enjoy the stunning vistas out to sea and the crashing of the waves in the inlet on the cliff below. It was fun to watch the passing cruise ships and other boats as they went past. You can see the islands of Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Barts in the distance, so be sure to bring binoculars! While there was some plane traffic, generally in the afternoon, it was not at all annoying. In fact, we would usually toast them with our afternoon cocktails and empathize, somewhat smugly, that they were returning home to winter and we were still here! There is convenient parking right outside the door of the villa and there is a gate and security guard at night controlling the entrance to the Pelican Cove complex. The staff at Villa Velaire and Pelican Cove were unfailingly polite, professional and helpful. Finally, the owner was always open and available and made arranging everything very easy.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bob and Karen: I am so glad that you all had a nice time at Villa Velaire and were able to escape the brutal Canadian Winter for a bit. Thanks for your wonderful review and great feedback, it is much appreciated! If your travels ever lead you back our way, please look us up, we would love to have you back with us again! Thanks for being such wonderful guests! Happy Spring! Kim
5

Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

This stunning oceanfront Villa is exactly as described- spacious, clean and beautifully decorated with everything you need. We loved relaxing by the pool just watching the cruise ships sail by. We enjoyed making breakfast in the fully equipped kitchen as well as outdoor grilling on the patio. We had a great day at Pinel Island, went sight seeing at St. Louis, enjoyed the many lovely restaurants- especially Skip Jacks (great seafood) and Sarafina's in Merigot. We also enjoyed a wonderful day at Mullet Beach. Thanks to Kim for her helpfulness each step of the booking! We highly recommend this Villa!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi GG: So glad to hear that your enjoyed your time at the villa and in St. Maarten. Pinel Island is one of those trips that we keep saying we want to do - I am so glad that you enjoyed yourselves! Thank you for the great review and for being such wonderful guests! If your ever find yourself traveling back to the island, please look us up, we would love to have you back with us again! Happy Spring! Kim
San Diego CA
5

Best week of my life at Velarie!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I traveled with our long-time friends to St. Maarten. My wife and I had been to the island 3 times before, but this is the first time we rented a villa. We rented a villa in the Bahamas last year, but this place blew that away. As soon as we walked into Velaire, we were blown away. The view was unreal and the place had all the comforts of home, we loved the massage room and the robes. We pretty much went to the beaches every day (best one was Orient Beach on the French side), but the one day that we decided to stay in, was just as relaxing. The outside area gets sun all day and it was nice being able to eat lunch with that view. We loved the privacy that our past hotel experiences didn't offer - it is going to be hard to stay in a hotel after this experience. We will definitely be back. A special shout out to Kim for making the whole booking process so easy and relaxing, thanks again!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Eric, so glad that you all had a nice time and enjoyed the house! If your travels ever lead you back to the island, please look us up, we would love to have you back! Thanks for the great review! Kindest regards, Kim
Keller, TX
5

Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is exactly as described! It is comfortable and clean. The pool is great for cooling off and relaxing after a day of sight seeing or beaching. The kitchen has anything you could need for cooking all your meals at home (although we didn't). The bed was comfortable and it was nice to fall asleep to the sound of the ocean. I can't say enough good things about this place!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jamey: I am so glad that you enjoyed the villa and your time in St Maarten! If your travels ever lead you back to the area, we would love to have you back with us, thanks for being such great guests! Kindest regards, Kim
Amsterdam, Netherlands
5

perfect honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

This villa is the perfect location. Near shops and nightlife and yet completely private. Comfortable home from home. Beautifully furnished and totally relaxing. Great staff. Hated only one thing about villa velaire, and that was having to leave!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stuart: Thank you for the wonderful review! I am so glad that you both had a nice time on your honeymoon in St Maarten. If your travels ever lead you back to the area, we would love to have you back with us again! Thank you for being such wonderful guests! Kindest regards, Kim

Map

Sunset Bar & Grill
"Planes literally fly right over your head - great bar!"
Baie Rouge Beach
"One of our favorite beaches - there are two beach bars/restaurants there - Gus's and Chez Ra..."
karakter beach
Loterie Farm
"A must see - in Pic Paradise. Most amazing Zip Lining/adventure course. They also have a g..."
Sarafina's Pastry Shop
"Great pastries"
Calmos Cafe
"Must go place in Grand Case. Spend the day there on the beach, get lunch, drinks. They hav..."
Buccaneer Beach Bar
"Great local beach bar - less than 1 mile form Villa Velaire"
Carousel Gelateria Bar
"Great Gelato in Simpson Bay"
L'Escapade
"Great, in Grand Case"
Bistrot Caraibes
"Great, in Grand Case"
Orient Beach
"So fun, great restaurants and bars all along this famous beach"
Top Carrot
"MMM, great!"
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Princess Julianna Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.04 Miles
Red Piano
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Welfare Road
Nearest Restaurant
0.04 Miles
Bon Appetite
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Cay Bay
Car: recommended

Because of its stunning scenery, Pelican Key is a prized location for many residential homes and resorts. As you drive up along the main road (Billy Folly Rd), you will notice some of the most exclusive villas on the island.

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Rates & Availability

From $214 Per night

Simpson Bay Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
APR12-JUN (1 Bedroom)*
Apr 12 2015 - Jun 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
JUL-SEPT (1 Bedroom)*
Jul 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
$214
$1,500
 
 
OCT-DEC 16th (1 Bedroom)*
Oct 1 2015 - Dec 16 2015
5 night minimum stay
$243
$1,700
 
 
Holiday (1 or 2 Bedrooms)
Dec 17 2015 - Jan 2 2016
10 night minimum stay
$542
 
 
Jan 3rd-Feb 27th (1 Bedroom)*
Jan 3 2016 - Feb 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Heineken Regatta (1 or 2 Bdr)
Feb 28 2016 - Mar 6 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,900
 
 
MAR 7th-APR 2nd (1 Bedroom)*
Mar 7 2016 - Apr 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
APR 3rd-JUN (1 Bedroom)*
Apr 3 2016 - Jun 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Plan $49
2 Bedrooms +$50/per nite $1 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes *The Above Rates are Based on ONE Bedroom. There is an additional charge for the 2nd Bedroom. To get the rate for adding the 2nd bedroom to your stay, add $50/per night OR $350/per week to the "1 Bedroom" rates above. PLEASE NOTE: if you only need ONE Bedroom, the 2nd bedroom is locked (the 2nd bedroom is NEVER rented out to anyone else) Visit www.villavelairestmaarten.com for the exact prices.

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Amenities

Simpson Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This is the downstairs powder-room
  • All bathrooms were completely renovated in October 2013
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Both kind bedrooms feature a beautiful four-post bed and have en suite baths, 32' flat screen TV's, AM/FM Alarm Clock with docking station, Plush 100% cotton Villa Velaire bathrobes. Both bedrooms have access to the Massage Room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Guests will be greeted at the airport or car rental agency - from there, guests will follow your host to the Villa (only 10 minute drive away). A Welcome Basket and maid service is included

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