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Estate A La Mer

Estate A La Mer
Starting at $5,280 /night.
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 9 full
2 half
Sleeps: 22
Property Type: Villa

Property Description

The buzz throughout St John and in the world of luxury villas is all about the impressive scale and the barefoot elegance of A La Mer! Waterfront on Great Cruz Bay, this magnificent new estate holds court within an oasis of stately palm trees, boasting probably what is the largest private pool on St. John.

Within the sun-kissed world of A La Mer, the Main Villa takes center stage, embraced by the aquamarine pool and the pool cabana, and bordered by a faux white-sand beach set with chaise lounges and a fire pit brazier. The expansive fully air-conditioned two-story Main Villa features seven bedroom/bath suites and a beautifully-proportioned Great Room graced with high arched windows and artistic stonework crafted in the classic St. John style. White slip covered sink-into sofas and chairs are grouped around the Great Room to accommodate a large party, and a mahogany dining table for 14 is flanked by a stunning model yacht in full sail. Adjoining the Great Room, on the other side of the tiled entry foyer, is the large gourmet kitchen with a Viking range, a center island, lots of counter top space for several cooks, and a convenient pass-through window to the outdoor poolside dining area. The kitchen area also offers a wet bar with a beverage cooler and ice machine; behind that is a powder room looking into a walled garden.

Beyond the spacious kitchen is the blue family room, a cheerful space for lounging with a large TV and a table for cards or games. Screened french doors open out to the front of the house from the family room, to A La Mer's outside front patio which features a bubbling fountain. On the other side of the family room, more french doors lead out to patios and pool. A hallway leads past the large laundry room to two of A La Mer's king bedroom/bath suites, both of which offer generous en suite baths and screened french doors opening outside to small covered patios and to the pool beyond.

Twin mahogany staircases ascend from either side of the family room to A La Mer's upper floor, where five more air-conditioned bedroom/suites overlook the pool and majestic yachts riding at anchor on sparkling Great Cruz Bay. These suites all enjoy central air-conditioning, large en suite baths tiled in charming designs, and via screened french doors, each has its own balcony. One of these five upstairs suites is A La Mer's master suite, a larger suite with a king four-poster bed, a private roofed patio with seating, and a spacious bath. The sumptuous master bath features a double vanity, a separate WC with a bidet, and a semi-alfresco double shower clad in glass tile and travertine. The other four suites have romantic four-poster king beds and en suite baths (the corner suite has a tiled semi-alfresco shower). Two of these suites have a connecting door between them, perfect for parents who wish to be near their children. At the top of one staircase is an alcove with a desk with a printer and a two-twin trundle bed for children under 16 years.

Outside the Main Villa on the Great Cruz Bay side is A La Mer's shaded poolside terrace, furnished with plush upholstered seating for watching the kids in the pool, reading or napping, and a large round table under a roofed pergola for alfresco meals. The pass-through from the kitchen is incorporated into an adjoining counter lined with bar stools. This expansive outdoor living area, where you will spend most of your time, also has two gas grills, one of them built into a charming garden patio, a ping-pong table for family championship competitions, and a deck lined with cushioned chaise lounges for sun worshipers. The pool is absolutely spectacular! It has a four-inch deep shallow shelf, perfect for sun loungers and for small children, a waterfall, and is bordered on the ocean side with a 'beach', a strip of white sand set with more chaise lounges and a stone fire pit. The pool also features a swim-up bar with underwater bar stools at the pool cabana, a wonderful poolside entertainment pavilion with cable TV and DVD player, plus a wet bar with ice maker, beverage cooler and dishwasher. An electronic shutter rolls down at a touch of a button to secure the pool cabana when not being used. The pool cabana also has a handy powder room and outside shower. For experienced divers, there is access from the coral-and-sand waterfront into Great Cruz Bay for snorkeling - and you can also visit The Westin Resort's lovely white sand beach further down the Bay, about a 10-minute walk away.

A La Mer's Cottage is off to the side of the Main Villa, and on its upper level, offers a secluded fully-air-conditioned apartment suite, complete with a full kitchen, a bedroom with two queen beds and bath, a double-twin trundle bed in the living area for children under 16 years old, and a porch outside covered by latticework. The estate's ninth bedroom is on the ground level; it's a cozy and simple air-conditioned bedroom and bath with two twin beds. The Cottage's garage contains beach chairs, coolers, and a washer and dryer for your convenience.

Situated on over one acre of waterfront land behind an electronic gate landscaped with tropical flowers and graceful royal, fox tail and coconut palm trees, spectacular A La Mer's large-scale design and execution is an artful combination of both colonial West Indies and classic St. John, incorporating French antique Terracotta roof tiles, St. John shell- and stonework, aged brick, all melded to create stunning exteriors, and inside, a pleasing floor plan which flows easily and provides lots of space for everyone's comfort. Every handsome custom detail, mahogany cabinetry hand carved in Honduras, lovely tile design throughout, cypress ceilings, designer island decor, artisan lighting, botanical art prints, and a bounty of excellent features and amenities for guests' enjoyment, make luxurious yet beach-casual A La Mer a unique and matchless Caribbean villa experience for families and friends!

As is true in any popular destination, construction of a new home has begun in the lot next (to the left of) A La Mer. We do anticipate some construction noise from time to time. If you would like further details on the current status of this building activity, please inquire and we'll be happy to obtain the latest information for you.

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Bedrooms

This property has 9 bedrooms and sleeps 22 people

Bedroom Beds Sleeps Comments
Suite 1 (Main Villa) 1 King 2 Covered patio. TV with DVD player.
Suite 2 (Main Villa) 1 King 2 Covered patio. TV with DVD player.
Suite 3 (Main Villa Master) 1 King 2 Furnished patio. TV with DVD player. Security safe for valuables.
Suite 4 (Main Villa) 1 King 2 TV with DVD player.
Suite 5 (Main Villa) 1 King 2 TV with DVD player.
Suite 6 (Main Villa) 1 King 2 TV with DVD player.
Suite 7 (Cottage) 1 King 2 TV with DVD player. Security safe for valuables.
Suite 8 (Cottage) 2 Queen 4 TV with DVD player. Security safe for valuables.
Suite 9 (Cottage) 2 Single/Twin 4 TV with DVD player. Security safe for valuables.

Bathrooms

This property has 11 bathrooms

Bathroom Type Features Comments
Bathroom 1 (Main Villa) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 2 (Main Villa) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 3 (Main Villa Master) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 4 (Main Villa) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 5 (Main Villa) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 6 (Main Villa) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 7 (Main Villa Half) half Toilet
Bathroom 8 (Main Villa Half) half Toilet
Bathroom 9 (Cottage) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 10 (Cottage) full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 11 (Cottage) full Toilet, Shower

More Amenities

Category Amenities
Activities SailingTennisScuba DivingGolfSwimmingEco TourismBeachcombingBird WatchingHikingDeepSea Fishing
Nearby Facilities MarinaGroceriesShoppingRestaurants
Outdoor Features SnorkelingBalconyGardenPatioParkingGarageOutdoor GrillDining TableOutdoor ShowerShuffleboardPorchLounging AreaPoolside Lounge ChairsTerracePrivate PoolBeachfrontFire Pit
Attractions Reefs
Kitchen Fully Equipped KitchenMicrowaveStove Top BurnersIce MakerOvenRefrigeratorCoffee MakerDish WasherCooking UtensilsToasterDining Area
Indoor Features Washer/DryerBed LinensPool/Beach TowelsToiletriesSafe For ValuablesWet Bar
Entertainment TelevisionDVD PlayerMusic LibrarySatellite Or CableMovie LibraryBooksCD PlayerIPod DockBoard GamesTable Tennis
General Gated CommunityAir ConditioningPoolWifi

FEATURES AND AMENITIES
Sirius satellite radio and Pandora.
Printer, scanner, copier and fax machine.
Dining area (seats 14).
Bocce court.
Basketball.
Three hammocks.
Four foot pool with four inch pool shelf for small children and swim-up bar.
Pool cabana with cable TV, DVD player, wet bar, ice maker, dishwasher, outdoor shower and powder room.
Horseshoe pit.

Property Rates

Rate Category Period Rates Minimum Stay
6 Jan To 26 Apr (1-16 Guests) 4-Jan-2020
to
17-Apr-2020
$5,830 per Night
$40,810 per Week
7 night(s)
6 Jan To 26 Apr (17-22 Guests) 4-Jan-2020
to
17-Apr-2020
$6,620 per Night
$46,340 per Week
7 night(s)
6 Jan To 26 Apr (17-22 Guests) 4-Jan-2021
to
17-Apr-2021
$6,620 per Night
$46,340 per Week
7 night(s)
6 Jan To 26 Apr (1-16 Guests) 4-Jan-2021
to
17-Apr-2021
$5,830 per Night
$40,810 per Week
7 night(s)
27 Apr To 22 Nov (1-16 Guests) 27-Apr-2019
to
22-Nov-2019
$5,280 per Night
$36,960 per Week
7 night(s)
27 Apr To 22 Nov (17-22 Guests) 18-Apr-2020
to
22-Nov-2020
$6,070 per Night
$42,490 per Week
7 night(s)
27 Apr To 22 Nov (1-16 Guests) 18-Apr-2020
to
22-Nov-2020
$5,280 per Night
$36,960 per Week
7 night(s)
27 Apr To 22 Nov (17-22 Guests) 27-Apr-2019
to
22-Nov-2019
$6,070 per Night
$42,490 per Week
7 night(s)
23 Nov To 30 Nov (17-22 Guests) 23-Nov-2019
to
30-Nov-2019
$6,070 per Night
$42,490 per Week
7 night(s)
23 Nov To 30 Nov (17-22 Guests) 23-Nov-2020
to
30-Nov-2020
$6,070 per Night
$42,490 per Week
7 night(s)
23 Nov To 30 Nov (1-16 Guests) 23-Nov-2019
to
30-Nov-2019
$5,280 per Night
$36,960 per Week
7 night(s)
23 Nov To 30 Nov (1-16 Guests) 23-Nov-2020
to
30-Nov-2020
$5,280 per Night
$36,960 per Week
7 night(s)
1 Dec To 20 Dec (17-22 Guests) 1-Dec-2020
to
20-Dec-2020
$6,070 per Night
$42,490 per Week
7 night(s)
1 Dec To 20 Dec (1-16 Guests) 1-Dec-2019
to
20-Dec-2019
$5,280 per Night
$36,960 per Week
7 night(s)
1 Dec To 20 Dec (17-22 Guests) 1-Dec-2019
to
20-Dec-2019
$6,070 per Night
$42,490 per Week
7 night(s)
1 Dec To 20 Dec (1-16 Guests) 1-Dec-2020
to
20-Dec-2020
$5,280 per Night
$36,960 per Week
7 night(s)
Christmas & New Year's 21-Dec-2019
to
3-Jan-2020
$7,565 per Night
$52,955 per Week
10 night(s)
Christmas & New Year's 21-Dec-2020
to
3-Jan-2021
$7,565 per Night
$52,955 per Week
10 night(s)

Fees

The following fees will be added to your booking.

Fee Amount
Security Deposit
$2.00/stay (refundable)

Taxes

The following taxes will be added to your booking.

Tax Amount
USVI Government Tax
12.50%

Property Availability (Next 12 Months)

Please contact the owner directly to confirm availability for your travel dates.

Property Location

Estate A La Mer

Great Cruz Bay Road
Cruz Bay, St. John
00830

Location Type: Beach

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Owner Information

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Contact Language(s):
English

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