Whimsea House – Rental Villa – Nevis, West Indies
Whimsea House, 1,200 feet above sea level, on a cool mountainside in quiet Gingerland – Nevis, beautifully blends simple, traditional West Indian style with upscale, modern conveniences. The spacious main floor, consisting of an open plan kitchen, living room, and dining room is tastefully decorated in colorful, casual island style. Nevis mahogany furniture, tiled floors, ceiling fans, hurricane lamps, hanging lanterns and screened-in wooden louvered windows add to the local ambiance. Large glass folding doors open onto the covered gallery, which has a stunning 180 degree view of the Caribbean Sea, and the islands of Montserrat, Antigua and the silvery Redonda.Each of the four bedrooms is furnished with Nevis handcrafted mahogany beds that are made up with luxury bedding and mosquito netting. Large armoires with drawers, full closets, bedside tables with reading lamps, ceiling fans, screened-in windows and unique artwork make these large bedrooms very practical, comfortable and romantic. Air-conditioning is rarely needed, but can be programmed automatically and individually.
The outdoor dining and conversation areas are furnished with plenty of teak and sea grass pieces. The centrally located infinity edge plunge pool and sunning deck are a relaxing alternative to a day on a Nevis beach. They provide a lovely spot for a cold rum punch, a good book, or a night of stargazing in the dark Nevis skies.
The large, grassy yard has many tropical plants including fruit and palm trees, and a large mango tree that attracts the small Nevisian Vervet monkey. Hummingbirds and Morning Doves flit in and out of the flowering bushes providing quiet moments for observing nature. If you are looking for an enchanting and relaxing vacation spot, you must stay at one of the finest luxury villas in Nevis, Whimsea House.
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