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Deluxe Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Villa w/Pool - Dramatic Location!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Johns Folly Villa Rental Photos and Description

Dramatic oceanfront location w/3 BR, 3 BA and a Pool on St. John's East End!

On the island of St. John, in the beautiful United States Virgin Islands, there are few vacation homes as dramatically beautiful as Maison Miele "The Honey House". This three bedroom, 3 bath masonry and stone home was designed by well-known architect Glen Speer to complement the spectacular and very private waterfront setting on Sabbat Point on St. John's beautiful east end. Salt Pond, one of US Virgin Islands National Park's most beautiful sandy beaches, is only a mile away, but you may find it very difficult to leave this fabulous villa. There is a deep level of relaxation reached when floating in the pool, gazing out at the nearby islands and watching hummingbirds dart among the flowers that makes it difficult to work up any desire to go anywhere. Descending down the gradual sloped beach path will bring guests to the rocky shoreline of Sabbat Point and the opportunity for some of the best snorkeling to be found on St. John.

The entrance to the main house at Maison Miele is through a large open portico which features a gas BBQ grill and patio table and chairs for outdoor dining. Passing through the signature entryway and sitting in the great room of the main house is like being on the bridge of a ship. You are surrounded by walls of windows looking out over the never ending expanses of the Caribbean Sea and when opened will allow the constant trade wind breezes to cool the house. As you sit on the comfortable sofa cushions that echo the shifting colors of the water below, you look towards Drunk Bay and Ram's Head on your right, straight ahead to LeDuc Island and several out islands of the British Virgin Islands outward to the eastern Caribbean Sea and to your left the east end of St. John, Flanigan Island and the big island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Sail and motorboats passing to and fro complete the picture and rainbows are not uncommon - be on the 'look out' for "doubles".

The kitchen has water views on three sides and if you can tear yourself away from gazing out the windows, you'll find everything from lobster pots to blenders plus beautifull stainless steel appliances and all of the necessary amenities for creating snacks to full meals. The Corian counters are spacious providing plenty of room to work and are framed by beautiful custom made mahogany cabinetry - all together making it a pretty nice place to 'slice and dice'. Then again, you are on vacation, and while secluded, Maison Miele is not isolated so if what you most like for dinner is 'reservations', there are several great dining (and shopping) options on St. John's east end that are only minutes away.

But the views don't stop in the great room/kitchen! There are two bedrooms at opposite ends of the house, (one with a king bed, one set up with either two twins or as a king), each air conditioned with full en suite baths. Both have stunning views of sea, sky, and islands. There is a den/office off the great room with a small desk and a comfortable futon that opens to a queen sized bed for an extra person or couple. Renting 3 bedrooms gives you access to the spacious, air conditioned guest cottage which is a home onto itself with a kitchen, full en suite bath, and king size bed that can also be made into two twin beds. It has its own deck with views towards Ram's Head, several of the British Islands and the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Please note that the guest cottage is never rented separately from the main house.

Maison Miele is located on a very private ocean-side lot and the configuration of the house and guest cottage on the property makes this St. John rental villa perfect for one, two or three couples, or for small families with children. Since this amazing vacation villa is all on one level with no stairs to navigate, it is handicap accessible. Experience Maison Miele -- stretch out on the hammock in the garden -- laze on a chaise in the sun by the pool with a cold one -- fire up the BBQ at the end of the day and enjoy an alfresco meal under the stars. When the sun sets, the night sky is inky black and the star fields are vibrant as there is absolutely no light pollution. Jasmine, night-blooming lilies and gardenias scent the evening air. If relaxation, privacy, and beauty is what you seek, Maison Miele may be just the place for you. Come and 'Dare to Live The Dream' at Mainson Miele on beautiful St. John!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Cimmaron St. John
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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About Cimmaron St. John

CimmaronStJohn

Contact email: reservations@cimmaronstjohn.com

Contact phone: 340-715-2666

Contact fax: 340-774-1440

Reviews

4.3/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Deluxe Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Villa w/Pool - Dramatic Location!
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
4

Great Honeymoon Spot!!!

  • 4 of 5

We choose Maison Miele for our honeymoon location primarily due to it's location and privacy. St. John is the least developed of the USVI's and Maison Miele is located on the quiet side of the island. It sits right on the water and is very easy to get to (no crazy steep hills to pull into your driveway) and you can only see other villa's in the far distance of the shoreline. We were also there during slow season and had total privacy all week long. We LOVE this villa. The panoramic views were gorgeous, the fully stocked kitchen and top-of-the-line grill were used daily, and we spent much of our time relaxing in the pool rather than going to the beaches. The property managers were amazing and began checking in/coordinating with us a the week before we even left. They did all of the communication with the rental car company so that both organizations were waiting at the dock for us when we arrived from St. Thomas airport. Whenever we had an issue or a question, it was handled immediately.

There were only two issues. As other reviews have mentioned, the beds are not very comfortable. They are broken in and probably need to be replaced. It was also very buggy and "crittery". Admittedly, we were there during the buggy season, and it's a villa- not a hotel- so some of that is to be expected. But the ants were overwhelming. We took trash to the dumpsters daily and kept it in the spare refrigerator until then. We stored all food items in the refrigerator and microwave, as recommended. But the ants somehow invaded the microwave and we lost all the food we were keeping in there. They were in the bathrooms. In the chairs. In our beds.... everywhere. There were also a variety of other bugs in the villa- as well as the occasional lizard and sea crab!!! We're also pretty sure we had no-see-ums in the house. My husband had a terrible outbreak of bites before we ever made it to the beaches. We never went to bed without dousing ourselves in bug spray and every morning, new bites. We were sort of ready to come home, ONLY because of the "ick factor". It was a little hard to relax when you weren't sure what was crawling around you.

Other than that, it was a dream vacation. And you ARE on an island. There will be bugs. :) We recommend this place and will likely be back (especially if there are new beds!) we'll just be better armed to deal with the pests.

Island Suggestions:

** We loved eating at Skinny Legs (East End), Pickles in Pa

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

AC does NOT work!!!!!!

  • 3 of 5

I will start by explaining the obvious first which is not positive. This house was listed and confirmed that it had AC in the bedrooms only, which was VERY important to us. We got there and I honestly could not wait to step outside it was soooo hot. I started closing windows in the bedrooms so I could turn on the AC units and closing the windows was very challenging since they were very rusty. One window above our bed did not close all the way and the greeter did say that it does not close. That night was rough especially after a whole day of travel with three young kids too. Thank God we found fans in the one closet. Next morning my husband called right away (temperature in bedrooms did not go bellow 86) and now long story short the home management came right away and did what they could and it did get to 82 degrees but still very uncomfortable.

I believe that this house would have been great if the AC was good at night so could sleep better. Couldn't wait to get home to get a good night sleep. The house it's self is great. Appliances are outdated and some ants in the kitchen but who cares when you're in paradise right? If this place got AC we would go back. Cimmaron was very nice and they did check on us a couple times.

Overall either list this house as NO AC and reduce the price or just get one. It would be so easy to get just one main unit which would cool the entire house quickly since room ceilings are NOT enclosed.

House has the most incredible view. Pictures on here do no justice! Loved this side of the island and be sure to eat at Aqua Bistro;)

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay at a CimmaronStJohn managed property and for taking the time to provide your insightful feedback. We sincerely hope that the uncomfortable temperatures that you experienced in the bedrooms at night did not prevent you from enjoying the rest of your stay on St. John. We agree that Maison Miele is a fantastic property with views and location that are hard to come by, even on this island! We are always looking for ways to improve our services and our properties so please allow us to explain how we have addressed your concerns. Since your departure we have enclosed the architecturally designed open area in the master bedroom ceiling which allows the room to cool faster and maintain a more comfortable temperature during the warmest months on St. John. We have also replaced the hardware on the windows so that they all function properly to take advantage of the cooling, ocean trade winds or close tightly to allow for efficient use of the air conditioning. If (when) you return to St. John we would love to have the opportunity to welcome you back to Maison Miele or another CimmaronStJohn managed property. Again, thank you for your feedback and for your stay with CimmaronStJohn.
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5

A Glorious Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Maison Miele was a beautiful place in a great location! The views and sound of the ocean were spectacular. The house was clean, no musty odors, comfortable, and well-equipped. The grounds are beautiful. The hammock was so relaxing. There were minor issues with the house (one window would not close, we saw a couple of ants), but it did not detract from the overall experience. We were amazed that, for a house right next to the ocean, where moisture and salt could do a lot of damage, the house was so clean, pleasant, and comfortable. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Fantastic Experience

  • 5 of 5

Maison Miele was a beautiful place in a great location! The views and sound of the ocean were spectacular. The house was clean, no musty odors, comfortable, and well-equipped. The grounds are beautiful. The hammock was so relaxing. There were minor issues with the house (one window would not close, we saw a couple of ants), but it did not detract from the overall experience. We were amazed that, for a house right next to the ocean, where moisture and salt could do a lot of damage, the house was so clean, pleasant, and comfortable. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
St Thomas Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Shipwreck Tavern
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Cruz Bay
Nearest Golf
26 Miles
Mahogany Run, St. Thomas
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Shipwreck Tavern
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Salt Pond
Car: necessary

Rates & Availability

Notes

  • Rates from $2,275 to $6,580 per week
  • RATES QUOTED ON THIS SITE ARE FOR 1-2 GUESTS. ADDITIONAL GUESTS WILL BE CHARGED AT THE RATE OF $40 TO $50/GUEST/NIGHT (DEPENDING ON SEASON). MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY IS 8 GUESTS.

    If both 12/25 and 12/31 are requested, then a 10 night minimum stay will be required.
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Amenities

Johns Folly Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional ...
Floor Area:
  • 2573 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , en suite
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower , en suite
    Guest House Bath - toilet , shower , en suite
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king , King Bed may be made up as twin beds
    Guest House - 1 king , King Bed may be made up as twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage ...
  • Private Chef ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • duty free shops
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos ...
  • horseback riding ...
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank ...
  • Babysitter ...
  • fitness center ...
  • groceries ...
  • hospital ...
  • massage therapist ...
  • medical services ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court ...
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis ...
  • wind-surfing

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