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$252 / night
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Montserrat Private Paradise; Min-and-don – Home 3005730 Villa

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 sleeps
  • 5 nights min stay

Montserrat Private Paradise; Min-and-don – Home 3005730

  • Villa
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Min-y-Don is a privately owned villa in a secluded location perched on the cliff with breathtaking views of Redonda and Nevis across the Caribbean, as well as the Montserrat hills inland.

Situated at the end of a small road, the only sounds you will hear are from the sea and the wildlife - birds, tree-frogs and crickets. Set in a large mature garden with its own private 30 foot long tiled pool, this is the perfect location for complete rest and relaxation in the privacy of your own "home". Woodlands Beach, which you will usually have to yourself, is just 10 minutes walk away.

The whole house is set out on two levels with external stairs and separate entrances. The upper level is usually occupied by the owners from Nov - April, when we invite guests to stay downstairs. That means we are 'on-hand' to answer questions etc. but downstairs is completely self-contained. We will be around, but will respect your privacy.

Downstairs there is flexible accommodation: a double room (king size) with en suite shower room/WC. Plus 2 further single beds (one in studio /shared sitting area) with another bathroom, along with a full kitchen and sitting/dining areas inside & out.

We will provide airport transfers, and provide a light supper of home made bread & soup shopping for your arrival, all included in your rental cost. We can also advise on visits, restaurants etc. See reviews which include those from guests who have stayed in the downstairs apartment with the owners 'upstairs'.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: Twin bed
    Beds in other rooms: Twin bed
  • 1 Shower

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

There are no other amenities or shops within walking distance, so a hire car is strongly recommended. There is ample parking on the property. You must get a local driving licence from the Police Station before driving - you must produce your driving licence from your own country & the fee is EC $ 50. We can help you with that. Alternatively, there are buses which run fairly regularly on the main road throughout the daytime - the main road is up a hill from the house and is about 20 minute walk.

Interaction with guest

Between mid November & mid April, the owners (1 couple) will be living upstairs but for downstairs only, the rent is US$125 /night for one couple sharing room (2 singles or 1 master), en suite shower room, WC. Private use of kitchen; pool; inside & outside sitting areas. We would be around to meet you at airport, give suggestions for trips etc. but you would still need to hire your own car as we are off the beaten track! Many of the reviews are from couples who have stayed downstairs whilst we are upstairs.

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Unsuitable for small children due to open access to pool and proximity to cliff!
Only the downstairs self contained apartment available at present until some problems are fixed upstairs.. sorry. The fixing will not be ongoing if there are guests downstairs, so won't affect the apartment.

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About the owner

Sian W.
Average reply time:
2 hours 2 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 Jan 2020
Years listed:
7
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

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“A stunningly beautiful and peaceful location, a perfect place to retreat from the stresses of regular life.”

Reviewed 22 Mar 2019

Min-y-don hangs over the cliff above Woodlands Beach, the waves are the soundtrack to each beautiful day and peaceful night. The location means there are cooling breezes at all times. There is a lar… More

Response from the owner Thanks G for your lovely comments. I'm sure you have hundreds of sunset pics! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay & do come again!

“Gorgeous oasis in Montserrat! Stunning ocean view, sparkling pool, minutes from beach!”

Reviewed 17 Mar 2018

I cant imagine a better place to stay in Montserrat! 180 degree ocean view from my spacious private apartment - lush exotic palm trees, fabulous pool, full kitchen, immaculate, comfy bedrooms and onl… More

Response from the owner Heidi - Hi! You would be very welcome to return and stay longer - we would be very happy to spend more time with you. S & P

“Montserrat Motto - the Way the Carribean Used to be...”

Reviewed 11 Mar 2018

We set out to find a peaceful, out-of-the-way, comfortable place to spend a week. Boy did we get it right! Peter and Sian are delightful hosts - we so enjoyed them and their home. We stayed in the apt… More

Response from the owner It was really good to meet you both, share stories of various adventures and share some drinks and lovely food together. You were perfect guests! So glad you enjoyed it here, despite weather not being perfect... Sian & Peter

“A quiet paradise on the edge of the ocean for those wanting to get away from it all.”

Reviewed 23 Feb 2018

Min-y-Don offers the breathtaking view of the oceans, the sounds of crashing waves 24-7 and the songs of the tree frogs at night. You will find excellent sleeping accommodations; a nice kitchen and a … More

Response from the owner Thank you! It was a pleasure having you both to stay with us & share this wonderful island.

“Lovely experience!”

Reviewed 6 Dec 2017

The owners of this property made this booking for my clients as easy as ever! After working on this booking for over a month and not getting anywhere fast, Sian and her husband, gave me everything I h… More

Response from the owner Thanks - we look forward to welcoming your clients here.

“The perfect location”

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Min-y-don Just back from a fabulous stay at this delightful home in Montserrat. It's extremely comfortable and very peaceful. It has every amenity, a huge pool, private gardens and the most stu… More

Response from the owner How lovely of you to have written this - thank you. So glad you "got it".

“Beautiful Min-y-don Montserrat”

Reviewed 23 Apr 2017

Min-y-Don We recently spent 2 glorious weeks staying at Min-y-Don and are already discussing a return visit. The house is spacious, bright and very comfortably kitted out. The sea views are wonder… More

Response from the owner Thanks! Glad you finally made it out there.

“Spacious, luxury rooms with an unbeatable aspect.”

Reviewed 5 May 2015

We spent a fantastic week at this villa. It is beautiful in all respects. Very quiet, except for the sound of the sea and wildlife all around. Rooms are superb, large, airy and bug screened. The terra… More

Response from the owner Thank you. Your words make me want to be back there now!

“Third time at Min Y Don, will surely be back”

Reviewed 10 Jan 2015

This is the third time I have stayed at Min Y Don with my wife, mother, and other friends/family members, and it has been a delight every time. Beautiful house, pool, location, well equipped with ever… More

Response from the owner Thank you. You will always be made very welcome here.

“"A beautiful spot that was absolutely perfect for us"”

Reviewed 5 Jan 2015

My enjoyment of Min-Y-Don started long before our actual adventure began. Sian W., the owner, provided, in advance of our arrival, a FAQ sheet on the property and on Montserrat Island which was of tre… More

Response from the owner H & B - We are very happy you enjoyed your stay in the apartment. It was a pleasure to be your hosts.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Sian (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Sian (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Sian the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Or send Sian (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Sian (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Sian (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Sian (the owner) a message.

If Sian (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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