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Villa Set In Lush Tropical Surroundings. All 4 Bedrooms Have Magnificent Views

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Marigot Bay, St Lucia, Caribbean - A Short Walk To Marina Village With It's Bars, Restaurants And Amenities And La Bas Beach

Plantation style villa built in 2006 combining the Caribbean influence of hard wood floors, high ceilings and ceiling fans with the elegance of old English style comfortable sofas, antique and pine furniture and colourful rugs. An eclectic mix of artworks adorn the walls throughout and numerous table lamps provide soft lighting to complement the warm tropical evenings. Dining on the deck at the table which can seat up to 10/12 people looking at the twinkling lights of the boats anchored in the bay and the houses around the hillsides is a magical experience. The ground floor is open plan with 4 sets of French double doors to the deck and an open wood staircase ascending in front of an arched 2 storey window to the front, allowing maximum light. The pool is just 5 steps down from the ground floor deck and is surrounded by a wooden deck with sun loungers and privacy providing bougainvillea and other climbing flowers to one side and a small lawn and trees to the other. Below are palms and fruit trees including mango, grapefruit, lime and bananas. If you are there when the trees are in fruit you can just pick your own delicious and healthy breakfast. All three spacious first floor bedrooms open onto the upper deck and spectacular views over the visiting mega yachts in the bay and out to sea. There are no houses surrounding the villa so total privacy is ensured.


Owner
Maggi Harrison
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
5 February, 2018

About Maggi Harrison

Maggi Harrison has now returned to Henley on Thames after living in St. Lucia for the past 9 years. She has lots of experience in hospitality and has managed and been house concierge to many properties in St. Lucia. She knows the island inside out and therefore can give lots of tips on how to get the best out of your holiday.

Why Maggi Harrison chose Castries Quarter

A friend was left several acres of land in Marigot Bay by his godfather. As I was looking for a new adventure and had honeymooned in St. Lucia many years earlier I asked if I could buy a plot which I subsequently did in 2004. In 2005 I moved to the island and designed and started the house build which was completed in 2007. I have now returned to the UK and would be thrilled for others to enjoy my lovely house.

What makes this villa unique

I particularly love the privacy of the property and the fact that there are no houses overlooking me. Every bedroom overlooks the pool and the bay and in the grounds I have mangos, grapefruit and bananas for a fresh fruit breakfast.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Castries Quarter in Saint Lucia

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite to bedroom 1 with Jacuzzi bath, shower, twin basins and w.c. Bedroom 2 and 3 shared bathroom with bath, shower over, twin basins, wc. Bedroom 4 en suite with shower, basin and w.c. Powder room on ground floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Master with Super king Bed (6' x 6’6?), dressing/study area, walk in wardrobe and en suite. Bedroom 2 with Super king bed which can be turned into 2 x singles. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 (downstairs)with twin beds and en suite.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: The property has covered decks to ground and first floor. The ground floor deck has a seating and dining area and there are potted plants and palms and a Permagas 4 burner barbecue. The pool is approx. 33'x 13' and has a wooden deck surround with sun loungers and wrought iron table with 4 matching chairs. The pool is set amongst lush tropical flowers and bushes with a small lawn to one end. Steps lead down to the remainder of the land where their are various tropical fruit trees. Utility Room: Ironing area, tiled counter with washing machine and shelves under, washing tub, broom cupboard, large fridge/freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided. Property is cleaned weekly and linen and towels changed weekly. Extra towels are available from the linen cupboard and there is a supply of pool towels. The gardener/pool cleaner attends tweekly. Other: Opposite utility room is a pantry with shelving and between these two is door to integral garage

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Villa Set In Lush Tropical Surroundings. All 4 Bedrooms Have Magnificent Views
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 21 reviews
Madison, CT
5

The perfect spot for an island vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to St Lucia and as such there is always the risk that things do not turn out how you expect. That is not the case with Villa Bois Rouge. It turned out we had picked the perfect spot for a relaxing and enjoyable break on St Lucia. We now realize that its location, overlooking Marigot Bay is not only idyllic but very convenient. It is easy to find and does not, as much of the competition, require you to travel on steep dirt roads. It is a nice walk to the hustle of Marigot Bay and its bars, restaurants and shops and is within easy reach of the various tourist activities and sights of the island. Marigot Bay itself lives up to its reputation as "the most beautiful cove in the Caribbean".

The house was a delight. Spacious, comfortable and well appointed, it met our every need and is the perfect spot for relaxing, chilling and getting oneself onto island time. The pool is wonderful. The grapefruit tree in the garden allowed us to eat "homegrown" fruit for breakfast.

Luciana, the housekeeper, was charming and supportive while not intrusive in any way. Lion, the gardener and pool keeper, will amuse and charm you with stories of island life while keeping the garden and pool in pristine condition. Everyone involved with this property from Maggi, the owner, on down is charming, concerned, conscientious and supportive which further makes it one of those delightful relaxing places.

We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous property in an outstanding location!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay for a week at this beautiful property. It gave us the versatility to enjoy many places around the area with the added benefit of many days allocated to simply enjoying the villa itself. The home is so comfortable we relaxed, enjoyed preparing meals and loved spending our days in the pool and the marvelous decks. The view is so lovely!

Many thanks for the perfect place of respite!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely stay in paradise

  • 5 of 5

First of all the views from this place are AMAZING! The house is quiet, secure and very spacious. We felt very comfortable relaxing here in the mornings on the deck and using the villa as our home base to explore St. Lucia. Luciana, the house manager, lives at the bottom of the street and is available to help with any needs. Lion, the pool/outside maintenance guy, was very friendly and picked us fresh grapefruits for breakfast. All in all the villa was very clean, there were AC units available in all the bedrooms that we used only at night, and the fresh air flow through the large doors during the day into the villa was wonderful. Furniture wasn’t new, but we found it comfortable enough. Price for the size and amenities at the villa was very reasonable. Would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous villa! Best location!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 9 night stay in this amazing villa. It was wonderful! The views are spectacular from both levels! The house had games for the kids to entertain themselves. Chateau Mygo, Doolittles and the ice cream/coffee shop (can't remember the name!) in the bay were superb! The kids said the ice cream was the best they ever had! The people on the island are extremely friendly, kind and helpful! We went to cook dinner the first night we arrived and found the house was out of propane on both the outdoor grill and the stove. We made a phone call to Cornelius and Pauline and we were cooking dinner within 30 minutes! They are excellent caretakers for the villa! As to the comments about lack of cookware, we did not have problem with this. There were multiple pots, pans, and skillets (all sizes) to use for cooking. The bedrooms are comfortable and air conditioned. I highly recommend taking a boat taxi to the snorkeling sites in the south. The pool at the house is huge with plenty of lounge chairs. There is a beautiful flowering overhang on one side that provides shade until noon-ish. We went to the beach across the bay multiple times. There is plenty of shade at the beach with the palm trees. We also rented kayaks and found a large rock (4+ meters high) out of the bay to the left that you can kayak to and jump off - for those adventure seekers! It took our 10 year old son 7 minutes to walk from the house down the hill to the bay. The walk back up the hill is about double that - especially after a day of water sports! We usually drove down the hill and parked in the lot at the bottom with no fee. One thing to note is the pool does not have a typical 3ft shallow area. I'd guess the depth at the shallow end to be 4 ft.+ and the deep end 6 ft.+. Our 10 year old could only touch bottom in the shallow end near the wall. This was not a problem for our group but may be for those that cannot swim. We loved the depth because the water seemed to stay cooler on those hot sunny days! We will always remember this vacation! Spectacular! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing private home overlooking Marigot Bay!

  • 5 of 5

Don't hesitate to book Bois Rouge! This home has it all from the moment you walk in the front door there are expansive views of Marigot Bay and the Carribean Sea from all bedrooms and living spaces. We loved watching the boat activity in the harbor. Marigot attracts the mega yachts and world sailboat travelers. There's a lot of nice outdoor space overlooking the large pool and sea. This was our first trip to St. Lucia. We found the location to be perfect. Staying in Marigot gives you the opportunity to meet locals and get a real feel for the island. Our favorite adventures included going on boat rides south to explore the many beaches near the Pitons. Anse Chastenet and Jealouise were our favorites. I recommend talking to the house manager Cornelius about this or Shashamane a local boat out of Marigot. To the north is more populated with hotels, restaurants and the capital Castries and Reduit beach. Both were quite nice it just depends what you prefer. We really enjoyed the lush rainforests and secluded beaches headed south but the location set in the middle of both gives you the opportunity to enjoy it all. Marigot Bay has a lot to offer too. The villa sits up on the hill. You can walk down to the harbor but the road is very steep. There is a water taxi that takes you across the bay. For an upscale dinner we recommend the Rainforest cafe. Doolittles was fun too, more laid back and good for the kids. They have pool tables and outdoor areas for the kids to explore. This was a trip we'll never forget. Maggi the owner is very helpful and the booking process was a breeze. She has an excellent team that made us feel most welcome. Pauline and Cornelius the house managers are the perfect hosts (they even went out of their way to help me with the delivery of my lost bag from the airlines). We really enjoyed getting to know Lion too, the pool/garden guy! Everyone made us feel so welcome! Bois Rouge is a very private, hidden gem surrounded by beautiful gardens and amazing views!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two children and I had a lovely time at this terrific villa: very well-laid out, relaxed, with a nice pool and perfectly placed for privacy while still being able to take advantage of proximity to local shops and beach. The caretaker Pauline and her husband are very available for any issues if necessary, but those in search of quiet time away from it all in a beautiful setting, this is perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The south side of the bay is a 10 minute max walk down from the property. The local ferry takes a couple of minutes to reach the north side of the bay and the beach where sun loungers and a variety of water sports are available. There are numerous other beautiful beaches and excellent resorts to the south of Marigot along the west coast road. Rodney Bay with its large marina and international hotels and bars and restaurants and famous Pigeon Island is 45 minutes drive north.

Travel:

Approx. one hour drive north from Hewanorra International airport and 30 minute drive north to George F.L. Charles inter island airport. Castries, the capital, is 20 minute drive north. The large supermarket is in Cul de Sac 10 minutes drive.

Hewanorra airport (international) is 1 hour drive from the property. George FL Charles airport (inter island) is 30 minutes drive to the north.

Distances:

Approx. 20 minute drive north to Castries, the capital, with its colourful and bustling covered market selling clothes and souvenirs, spices and local provisions. A further 20 minutes north is Rodney Bay, the international area. To the south Soufriere is a one hour drive south down the west coast road. The nearest supermarket is in Cul de Sac just 10 minutes drive from Marigot.

Further Details:

Marina Village in Marigot Bay has a bank, mini mart, a spa, coffee shop and restaurant, international clothing and gift shops. From there you can walk along the dock and check out the visiting megayachts or walk the surrounding hillsides – you will see a different view around every corner. At the ferry dock take the quick ferry ride to the lovely La Bas beach where you can just sunbathe or enjoy the excellent variety of water sports available. You can kayak or canoe or sail around the bay and beyond to the pretty little Trou Rolland cove and Roseau beach. Hire a car and you can explore all the quiet lushness of the rainforests – hike one of the many trails or even climb a majestic Piton or just refresh yourself in a cooling waterfall. You can zipline or, more leisurely, glide through the rainforest on a gondola. Horseback ride on a beach or just sun yourself on one and swim and snorkel and relax. There are tropical gardens to visit and of course the unique drive in volcano and sulphur springs to experience. Be back in Marigot Bay to watch a stunning tropical sunset with a sundowner in hand before preparing to enjoy the diverse dining delights of one of the three waterside restaurants or the two hotels – the 5 star Capella or the fun filled Marigot Beach Club with the famous Doolittles bar and restaurant. Of course if it is Friday you might want to experience the Friday Fish Fry night in Anse le Raye a small unspoilt fishing village just south of Marigot. Tomorrow is another day.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Castries Quarter, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£885
for 3 nights
From
£295
£2,065
£8,260
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
£1,960
£7,840
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£795
for 3 nights
From
£265
£1,855
£7,420
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

Rates are based on up to 4 guests for double room occupancy. Add £30 per night per extra guest or for single occupancy requirement.



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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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