Situated on the crest of the gated Ditleff Point Peninsula with a panoramic view from Sunrise to Sunset, Kaleidoscope Villa offers views unsurpassed. From the additionally gated Kaleidoscope circular car court, one enters through the Leeward Terrace Courtyard designed for sunning or dinning to a view of Rendezvous Bay beyond. From there, one enters through the Great Room with 16 foot high cathedral ceiling, dining room, kitchen and entertainment area out to the giant covered and natural stone floor veranda to a view over the infinity edge pool, to the east Fish Bay, to the west Rendezvous Bay, and to the south St. Croix. Kaleidoscope Villa is a one level home with patios and water views from every bedroom. Two bedrooms and also the great room are wheel chair accessible from the circular drive. This location was selected for its ease of access, unparallel privacy, views, and fresh breezes.
The Great Room includes the kitchen with solid Mahogany cabinetry, exquisite granite counter tops and furnished with processional appliances for the pleasure of any gourmet cook. The magnificent vaulted ceiling is finished with tongue and groove natural cypress which complements a natural tumbled marble floor. The dinning table comfortably seats eight with a kitchen Island Bar to accommodate additional guests. A wet bar with its own ice machine is perfectly positioned for convenience and entertaining. A attractive seating area sports a 55 inch flat screen Satellite connected TV, iPod docking station to feed music to the Veranda and Spa, and Blu-Ray player. A computer desk with a view has high speed internet, Wi-Fi, printer, scanner, monitor and keyboard built into the Mahogany cabinetry.
The commodious wrap-around Veranda off the Great Room has abundant seating and is accessible through three magnificent large sliding glass doors below arched transom window
From this vantage point one overlooks the grass sunning terrace, the lighted infinity edge pool, the adjacent pool bar and the beautiful Caribbean.
The Pool Bar is housed in the hand laid native stone tower. The Tower Lounge is accessible from beside the Pool Bar via a masterfully constructed spiral staircase for a totally unique experience capturing the ambience of the Caribbean. Watch as pelicans gracefully glide with the air currents, frequent sea turtles or occasional sea ray floats through the bays or the view in March of a whale in the ocean near the mouth of Fish Bay or Rendezvous Bay.
The four bedrooms, each with a King sized bed, private balcony, private bath, high definition TV and internet connection, are located in two bungalows set apart from the Great Room. Each bedroom includes hanging space, a writing table and comfortable seating.
And possibly the most unique and pleasurable feature is the Hot Tub / Spa accessible by a spiral stair down from the pool level in through the enclosed Grotto Walk to the secluded and totally private Spa with piped in music and views that you will never forget. Relax with your favorite company to the experience you've been dreaming about!
Mary and Jack O'Rourke
.A unique opportunity to build a villa in a location with an absolutely unparalleled view and on the waterfront. The challenge: How cool of a house could we design and build?
Peace and Beauty!