South Palm is located in the exclusive Virgin Grand Estates, which is a neighborhood of recently built, high-quality, multi million dollar vacation homes. South Palm sits at an elevation of about 290 feet with very pretty views of Great Cruz Bay, the Caribbean Sea, St. Thomas and other islands off in the distance. Youâ��ll also enjoy colorful sunset views and the twinkling lights of St. Thomas at night. As of November of 2006, South Palm is the only house on its drive and it has no abutting neighbors. This is a very peaceful and private location with very little traffic and discreet clothing optional sunbathing. This is also a villa for sun lover's, with sun on the pool deck from early morning to sunset. Itâ��s a 5 minute walk to the beach, restaurants, fitness room, spa and shops at the Westin Beach Resort, below you, but if you linger at the beach bar, itâ��s a bit longer walking up the hill. The many restaurants, bars, shops and other delights of the village of Cruz Bay are a 10-15 minute drive, entirely on paved roads.
Villa South Palm is a Pool Villa that has been four years in the planning and construction. South Palm is located above the Westin Beach Resort in the prestigious Virgin Grand Estates. At South Palm, you will enjoy beautiful views of Great Cruz Bay and the Caribbean Sea, with changing hues, as the sun moves across the sky. Evenings display fiery, golden sunsets and the twinkling lights of St. Thomas. The Villa owners, custom homebuilders from St. John Indiana, are pleased to share their piece of Caribbean paradise with the world. Truly, magnificent!
South Palm, a four bedroom Pool Villa, features each bedroom as a Master Suite, each identical in size.
Furnished with tropical Caribbean furniture, each Master Suite has a king bed, TV, water view and private bath. All showers are oversized 4 feet by 6 feet, three of which are outside, open air. Two bedrooms have private balconies while the other two bedrooms share a brick paved sun terrace all with ocean views. The two-sided veranda delivers shelter from the sun at any time of the day. Each and every room is individually air conditioned to ensure total comfort, should you desire. The kitchen, dinette and great room also offer ocean views. Custom Brazilian cherry cabinets with granite countertops grace the kitchen, laundry room, powder room and the four master bath suites. The laundry room is located on the main level for ultimate convenience with state of the art washer and dryer. Custom hammered copper sinks and bronze fixtures in every room add to the ambiance of a luxury vacation Villa. Custom tile including coral stone floors and a coral stone outdoor shower add to the feeling of being a million miles from home.
All four bedrooms are air conditioned and identical in size and all face southwest to capture the views through screened French doors. All the bedrooms have king beds, a satellite TV in an armoire and adequate closet space. Each has a tiled bath with granite counters, Brazilian cherry cabinets, copper sinks and bronze fixtures, and an oversized shower. Three of the bedrooms also have coral stone outdoor showers. The upper level and main level bedrooms have private balconies while the two lower level bedrooms share a private 450 sq ft brick sun terrace with access to the pool. All towels and linens for 8 people are included.
A gourmet kitchen with beautiful custom made Brazilian cherry cabinets, granite countertops and coral stone floors. The kitchen is centered on a 6-burner gas stove with a hood and oven. Other appliances include a s/s refrigerator/freezer, s/s dishwasher, garbage compactor, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, and abundant cookware and dinnerware. There is a half bath (powder room) and a handsome laundry room off the kitchen. A built in gas grill is outside the kitchen on the deck, protected from the occasional shower.
South Palm was designed with families in mind, with all the bedrooms under one roof, interior stairs and two bedrooms at ground level. This is also an excellent home for 2-4 couples, or honeymooners or lovers looking for some extra privacy. The owner welcomes weddings and this would be a great function house because the condos and hotel rooms of the Westin are (a walk) below you. Overall, South Palm is a villa that shows meticulous planning and excellent taste in the design and construction of the house and its surroundings.
South Palm, with its brick paved pool deck overlooking Great Cruz Bay is the perfect location for weddings. The stunning Caribbean backdrop accentuates the romance of wedding ceremonies and offers a wonderful setting for photographic and video keepsakes. The property is 100% professionally landscaped with native stone walls throughout the entrance, the veranda with built-in outdoor grill, the pool deck and the sun terrace. Custom wrought iron West Indian style railings abound the pool, balconies, and the inside staircase. All bedrooms have access to the main house, as they are all under one roof via the custom tiled staircase. A great touch for families with children.
The sunsets from the great room, which features a vaulted tongue and groove cypress ceiling, are absolutely fabulous. The southwesterly veranda overlooks the pool and the Caribbean Sea and enjoys cooling trade wind breezes. Sit on the veranda and observe the constant changing of the guard amongst the sailboats in Great Cruz Bay. A ten-minute drive puts you in the heart of Cruz Bay's restaurants and shops.