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The Olde Danish Kitchen Cottage ( with Wi-Fi! )

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the early 1800's cook house has been transformed into a unique one bedroom apartment...
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Step back in time to the days of the olde Caribbean! This kitchen cottage is securely nestled in a tropical garden behind a well-known townhouse called Casa Santa Anna, located in Charlotte Amalie's historic district. This grand home was built around 1825 for a wealthy merchant and later, in 1851 was owned by General Santa Anna of Texas's Alamo fame. It was also owned by Vilbrun Guillaume 'Simon' Sam, a President of Haiti in the late 1800's. After the town was burnt to the ground (six times!) some homeowner's built kitchens apart from the home. Today, few kitchen cottages remain intact in the Caribbean.
The cottage still has the massive, original cooking hood (the flue is still open and is lined with amazing brickwork). The ceiling line still has the original exposed beams and rafters. The floor has the original...
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About the Owner
douglas w
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

This is a very nice place to stay for those who would like to dive into the old danish living atmosphere. The building is really an old castle located at the center of Charlotte Amalie. So, everything that we needed was in very short walking...More

7  Thank AlexanderVeremyev
Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: R 716 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
My home is a stately town house that was built around 1825 in the European Colonial Caribbean style of the day. It has the original shuttered window openings that do not have glass windows. Almost all of the neighboring homes were built around that same (1775-1850) time period. The cottage is situated behind the house in the enclosed garden courtyard. The house is in the quant harbor town of Charlotte Amalie, named after a Danish Queen from the 1700's. Main Street, which is only two blocks from the house, is our main shopping district where passengers on cruise ships go shopping all year round looking for duty free bargains. There are literally hundreds of jewelry stores on St.Thomas. There are also many historic places close to the cottage, like the old Pavillion at Market Square whi... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Cyril King International (STT): 5.6 km
Railway: we use $1 safari taxis: 0.0 km
Ferry: St.Thomas Harbor: 0.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 3.2 km.
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