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Beach House Style Simplicity-Great Place for a Family Vacation

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Sunlight on the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy from your front porch!

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Bougainvillea Sunrise is the place to truly get away from it all and relax. This magical, airy two bedroom, two bath home is nestled into the hillside of Estate Concordia with an areial view of John's Folly Bay. The East End of St. John to the British Virgin Islands are the back drop to your view of the Caribbean Sea.

Sunrises are not to be missed at least once during your stay. Seeing darkness turning to light as the bright red sun emerges from the sea and the sky turns brilliant shades of pink is one of the unique benefits of this home.

Both bedrooms are air conditioned, providing maximum comfort for sleeping and cooling off as necessary during the day. The master bedroom features a king size bed along with a full bath, flat screen tv and private balcony, all overlooking the ocean. Wander down the steps from the balcony to the large private porch to relax in the hammock or lounge chairs.

The second beroom features two comfortable twin beds. Tropical flowers grow outside the bedroom window in the terraced back yard. Located across the hall is another full bathroom.

The main living area extends into an incredible sunroom with two daybeds perched above the water. This is an ideal place to start your day. Watch the sailboats bob in the ocean or you may even get lucky and see sting rays in the bay below. Sunrises are amazing with the sun rising out of the ocean. Sunsets are also beautiful watching the colors of the sky change over the hillside.

Plenty of windows and skylights throughout this home create a light and airy atmosphere.

The fully equipped kitchen opens to the dining area. Everything you need to create a fantastic island dinner is here for you. Seating at the kitchen island is great to keep the cook company or you can dine at the teak dining table in the dining area. Grilling outide is also an option with a gas grill on the back porch right outside the kitchen door making cooking fun inside or outside.

Native hermit crabs live in the rocks outside the kitchen window. Eating left overs, especially coffee grinds makes them happy and ensures their stay. Have your own crab races. Great fun for both kids and adults.

Salt Pond Bay and Beach, part of the Virgin Islands National Park is about five minutes by car. Salt Pond offers some of the island's best snorkeling. It is about a five minute walk down a trail from the parking area. Ram's Head Hiking Trail starts out at Salt Pond. It offers breathtaking views and full moon rises. Salt Pond Beach is so named because there is a natural salt pond behind the beach. Depending on the weather you may find salt crystals.

Wander into the town of Coral Bay for restaurants, shopping, and groceries. You're likely to see free roaming donkeys and goats on the 1o minute ride along the island road into Coral Bay.

Coral Bay is the quiet side of St. John so please remember you may not be able to get everything you need there. There are two grocery stores that provide most of the basics and some of the luxuries. Cruz Bay is about a 45 minute drive for more shopping and grocery selections.

We also own a restaurant in Coral Bay, Aqua Bistro,http://www.aquabistrostjohn.com/, and offer a free drink to all of our guests.

Please note travel time from the airport in St. Thomas can be 2-3 hours depending on the ferry schedule between the islands. It is a beautiful journey between and through both islands and adds to the away from it all experience.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Very Child Friendly Home...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor Shower, Hammock, Some Beach Toys and Chairs

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Dish Satellite with wide variety of stations...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (2) Flat screen tv's in Master Bedroom and Living Room...moreless

  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family

Attractions

  • Duty Free Shops
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    John's Folly Beach You can watch local fishermen throw their nets out and on lucky days see large stingrays in the water below...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    On the hillside overlooking John's Folly Bay. Expansive views include Coral Bay, East End of St. John, British Virgin Islands, and Atlantic Ocean...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Both bedrooms are air conditioned. The main part of the house is open air allowing cooling ocean tradewinds through the home....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Unlimited long distance included...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless Steel Appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2015
May 1 - Dec 22, 2015
5 night min stay
$275
Holiday Rate 2013
Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2016
7 night min stay
$325
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$295

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Discounted rates available for stays of 10 nights or more. Please ask for additional rate information if interested.

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The remaining balance including the tax and refundable damage deposit is due 30 days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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Location

27 Miles
Nearest Airport
St. Thomas Cyril King Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tourist Trap
13 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cruz Bay
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
St. Thomas Mahogany Run
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tourist Trap
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Salt Pond

Car: Recommended

Relax and enjoy the ocean views and breezes from your private deck and home or wander over to Concordia Eco Resort to take advantage of amenties they offer such as yoga, water sports, movie nights and crab races to name a few. They also serve dinner nightly with a full bar and live music depending on the night.

Salt Pond Beach with amazing snorkeling and hiking is five minutes away. Part of the Virgin Islands National Park, this is one of the best beaches on St. John.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We have lived in the Virgin Islands most of our adult lives. We now split our time between our island home and a home in the mountains of North Carolina. We love our home in St. John and are happy to now share it's unique character with visitors to our island.

Why the Owner Chose Johns Folly:
The amazing views are what sold us on this property. They are really unbelievable. It has a laid back natural style to it. The native hermit crabs living in the terraces were really what did it for us. .

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The natural setting and style of the house make it easy to feel at one with nature. Once you arrive at Bougainvillea Sunrise you really are away from it all. It can be just what is needed when life gets too busy.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Sunlight on the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy from your front porch!

    Sunlight on the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy from your front porch!

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Feel at home in an island home.

    Feel at home in an island home.

  • Flat Screen TV-Open & Airy Home

    Flat Screen TV-Open & Airy Home

  • Unwind on the Comfortable Sofa

    Unwind on the Comfortable Sofa

  • Watching the boats go by

    Watching the boats go by

  • Twin Beds in Second Bedroom. Can be converted into a king size bed.

    Twin Beds in Second Bedroom. Can be converted into a king size bed.

  • Relax and enjoy the view from the comfortable sunroom.

    Relax and enjoy the view from the comfortable sunroom.

  • Seatiing for four al fresco on the back porch with an outdoor grill.

    Seatiing for four al fresco on the back porch with an outdoor grill.

  • Side porch with views and breezes. Everyone can find their place to lounge.

    Side porch with views and breezes. Everyone can find their place to lounge.

  • Outdoor tropical living on the porch.

    Outdoor tropical living on the porch.

  • View from the porch of John's Folly Bay, the east end of St. John and Tortola.

    View from the porch of John's Folly Bay, the east end of St. John and Tortola.

  • Prepare your meals in this open air island kitchen with seating for four.

    Prepare your meals in this open air island kitchen with seating for four.

  • Dine at the teak dining table.

    Dine at the teak dining table.

  • Relax in the Sunroom and Enjoy Tranquil Views

    Relax in the Sunroom and Enjoy Tranquil Views

  • Comfortable Main Room with Views of the Sea and Sky or Your Favorite Shows

    Comfortable Main Room with Views of the Sea and Sky or Your Favorite Shows

  • Drink in the view.

    Drink in the view.

  • King Bedroom with walk in closet to the left and bathroom and porch to the right

    King Bedroom with walk in closet to the left and bathroom and porch to the right

  • Relax and enjoy the veiw.

    Relax and enjoy the veiw.

  • Views of the ocean and neighboring British Virgin Islands.

    Views of the ocean and neighboring British Virgin Islands.

  • Outdoor shower. Perfect for rinsing sand off from the beach.

    Outdoor shower. Perfect for rinsing sand off from the beach.

  • Kick back and breathe easy.

    Kick back and breathe easy.

  • Lounge chairs on the porch.

    Lounge chairs on the porch.

  • Take in sunrises from the top deck with chairs and bistro table ideal for coffee

    Take in sunrises from the top deck with chairs and bistro table ideal for coffee

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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 05/18/2015
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