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Villa Amour , Romantic, Art Lovers Paradise. Tropical Gardens, Very Private

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)

Infinite Views from Infinity Pool. But you may never want to leave this custom built tropical home, filled with enough whimsical and exotic touches to make any stay a magical experience. Villa Amour was also designed to provide the ultimate in comfortable luxury -- from the gourmet kitchen complete with herb garden to the expansive indoor/outdoor living spaces. This home offers the supreme relaxation experience. Whether you are enjoying the views from the four 'en suite' bedrooms or lounging pool side, Villa Amour is the place to enjoy a superior Caribbean experience just 15 minutes from the airport.

The Unique Benefits of this Villa: The villa Is very private, has many one of a kind works of art and sculptures. A lot of time is spent tending to the tropical gardens as it is a labor of love. Being a retired chef, the kitchen is better equipped than most.

Why the Owner Chose Neltjeberg Bay: I didn't buy Villa amour I designed and built it . The area is pristine and unspoiled like the Island used to be.

Owner Description: I'm A 28 year resident of St . Thomas, a retired chef, I now renovate swimming pools and have a landscape company.

More Details

Owner
Rick
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Rick

I'm A 30 year resident of St . Thomas, a retired chef, I now renovate swimming pools and have a landscape company.

Rick purchased this villa in 2000

Why Rick chose Northside

I didn't buy Villa amour I designed and built it . The area is pristine and unspoiled like the Island used to be.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A trip to Remember!!!

Left on 10/08/2010 for a stay in June 2005



I went to St. Thomas with 3 friends and our daughters who had just graduated from High School...It was a graduation gift.

Everything about the trip was awesome. Rick was there waiting at the airport to guide us to the villa...we arrived at night and it was quite the experience getting to the villa..I began to wonder where in the world we were going as we made our way down the rough terrain of the mountain,,couldn't believe our eyes when we entered the private gate and saw the villa.

Everything about the place was breathtaking...the furnishings..the decorating...the lighting that gave it almost a magical feel.

We were so excited to get the in the beautiful pool and stayed up late just soaking it all in.

What a joy when we got up the next morning to the most spectacular view I had ever seen.

St. Thomas is a fun beautiful island and we did lots of exploring the sites...but nothing compares to the time we spent enjoying Villa amour...Our hosts were so gracious and fun...we even shared a couple of meals...And they brought us flowers!!!
May 2005
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Car: necessary

Neltjeberg Bay, Northside, USVI - St. Thomas, Caribbean -- Live out your Caribbean fantasies in the privacy and comfort of Villa Amour on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Perched above a secluded beach on the island's north side, Villa Amour offers spectacular down island views that can be enjoyed from the house or from the freshwater pool or Jacuzzi. Hike or drive through lush vegetation to Neltjeberg Beach, one of St. Thomas' most exclusive beaches where you can explore plantation era ruins, stroll through the coconut grove, snorkel virgin reefs year round or kayak to uninhabited Inner Brass Island.

Other Activities: shopping, health/beauty spa, boating, kayaking, parasailing, mini golf, wildlife viewing

Amenities

Dorothea Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • *3 King Bed 2 Twin/Single Bed or another king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Catering Available

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9534883 based on 57 reviews
5

Amazingly spectacular

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on Sunday the 13th and reluctantly left on Sunday the 20th of August.

The experience was nothing short of magical from the time we walked in to the bittersweet time we left.

Now keep in mind that you'll need a 4wd to get to the place. . It's carved into a mountain above Netljeburg bay That's a miniscule trade off for what you will experience. The place itself is spectacular with truly magnificent pieces of art. The accommodations are outstanding. Four ensuite bedrooms, a half bath on the main level and a fully equipped kitchen.

The view is phenomenal from the front of the house and from the gorgeous salt pool and hot tub.

We came with two other couples and we had more than enough privacy.

The owners, Rick and Stephen were extremely accommodating and helpful. Rick even made us a key lime pie for our wedding which took place on Thursday of the week.

The experience we had at Villa Amour is a memory that we will cherish forever. Can't wait to come back for our anniversary.

Bob and Peggy Kirkenmeier

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

A Treasure in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Villa Amour is truly an amazing experience! it is more than a place to stay it is a treasure! The inside is so unique and gallery style yet comfortable and feels like home. The landscaping is wonderful and has been cared for with such passion. There are fruit trees, flowers galore and so many wonderful plants. If you are lucky enough to meet Stephen you will see his passion as he shared so many interesting facts with us and allowed us to try some of the amazing fruit from his great labors. Both Rick and Stephen gave us some great recommendations for places to visit and restaurants to try. They are very accommodating and really make you feel welcome and like you are home. The location is very private and quiet. We saw a wide variety of animals from a cow just up the road to feral chickens and roosters to a frog that hung out in one of the planters each night with us to even seeing a couple of white tail deer on the road!

Mountain Top, Paradise Point (drive up if you can), Coral World and Coki Beach, Neltjeberg Beach, and Water Island (saw three Sea turtles while snorkeling there) were all excellent! Horseback riding, however, was not as good as the horseback riding we have done at Turks & Caicos and Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic. (The horseback riding was not a recommendation from Rick or Stephen).

Some of the restaurants we went to were The Tap & Still, Smoking Rooster, Fish Tails, Molley Malones, Mafolie (the view was so good we just went for a cocktail and the view), Greenhouse, and Greengos. All the food was very good as well as the service.

Thank you Rick and Stephen for sharing your beautiful labor of love - Villa Amour!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

The house and the view are amazing! And Rick was very nice and informative.

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice to relax in the gorgeous pooyand look out over the north side of the island. Loved it so much!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Fantastic Family vacation with our adult children

  • 5 of 5

We had the wonderful opportunity to spend a week in this gem of a home with our three boys and their significant others. We walked into the home and were all in awe of the beauty of the home and the gorgeous view of the ocean. Rick and Steve were spectacular hosts offering great suggestions for things to do and places to eat. We could not have asked for a more beautiful home or spectacular place. Thank you!!!

Oh and one of my boys favorite things was the ride to and from the house and the nearly private beach. Sooo much fun!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ahhhhhhhh...

  • 5 of 5

We were four ladies in need of extreme relaxing after a very stressful work project. We just wanted somewhere with sunshine, great views, an amazing pool, and a great kitchen. Villa Amour more than delivered. The views, the views, the views! We loved the quiet setting, and the gardens are gorgeous and well maintained. We couldn't have asked for more. Rick was great to deal with in booking his lovely home, and Chloe was super helpful and efficient when we arrived. Thank goodness Rick warned me about needing an SUV. The only thing I'd wish I'd done differently was rent a 4-wheel drive. The 2WD SUV was okay, but 4WD would have been best for the property and the entire island. We loved the hot tub, the pool, the blender (which we put to good use), the cook's kitchen, the snorkel gear. We continued down the road past our house to a very secluded beach (which we had virtually to ourselves) and snorkeled to our heart's content. We also took a sunset dinner cruise on a sailboat that was great. There's a lot to see and do, but Villa Amour is so chill and so beautiful, you may just want to stay in. Do it!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing house, amazing view, perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Amour was a dream. We went as a large group, two families, with four adults and four young children between us and we cannot say enough about how amazing our stay down in St. Thomas at Villa Amour was! The house was great, beautiful and spacious, well appointed, plenty of room for all of us, it really felt like our home for the week. The house has all the amenities of a resort and although we did venture out at some point each day to beach hop or to pick up groceries for that evening, we could have easily stayed at the house all day and had a blast. Between the pool, the grounds, hot tub and outdoor entertaining spaces (and that view!) we really felt like we had our own private resort. Rick went above and beyond for our two families which really made our trip not only possible but truly unforgettable. We all had an amazing stay and will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

Cancellation policy :
.If your guest cancels before paying the balance, or does not pay the balance on time, you receive the booking deposit as payment, and we cancel the booking automatically.





If the guest pays the full balance on time, they can receive:

a 50% refund of the total cost if they cancel at least four weeks before check-in.
a 25% refund of the total cost if they cancel at least two weeks before check-in.

Check in is 4 pm
Check out is 10 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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