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Rebecca's Fancy -- Only Cottage Across from Sandy Hansen Bay Beach

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

East End cottage description

Rebecca's Fancy is ideal for couples who enjoy swimming, snorkeling, SCUBA, kayaking, sailing, hiking, star gazing, fishing, and beach combing right outside your door. Shallow calm waters, cool tropical tradewinds, lush landscaping, amazing rainbows, and enchanting starry nights await.

The spotless air-conditioned, one bedroom, one bath cottage has full kitchen with dishwasher, decks and patio with chaise lounges and gas grill. Rebecca's Fancy was designed and equipped with full amenities for your comfort and convenience. Nature provides all the sights, sounds and smells.

The friendly easy-going island of St. John remains one of the most pristine and uncrowded in the Caribbean. Most of St. John's land (2/3's) and surrounding waters are managed by the United States National Park Service. Rebecca's Fancy is located on the east end of St John on Hansen Bay, directly across from the accessible sandy beach.

After driving through the National Park's Hurricane Hole you arrive at the quiet East End that is remote and completely surrounded by aquamarine crystal clear waters, white sand beaches and breathtaking views. Several uncrowded beaches are a walk away. A relaxing ten minute drive to Coral Bay and you will enjoy dining, live music, horseback riding and boutique shopping. National Park activities are nearby.

Because our electricity is expensive and unreliable we installed a 8kwh solar system in 2013. We are powering the cottage and main house 100% with solar power and a battery backup system.

Keywords: One Bedroom, One Bath Stand alone Cottage By the Sea

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Twin day bed in great room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Ceiling fans, hair dryer, local activities guide, paper towels, soap, toaster oven, blender, beach cooler, beach towels and chairs, Mid-week linen change-out (minimum 7 day rental), boxed lunches available....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Music Library:

                hundreds of music CD's to choose from...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Video Library:

                hundreds of movies to choose from...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Coin Laundry
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Hansen Bay Beach is mostly sandy with some rocky spots. The beach like all Virgin Island beaches is public with access from the road (200 feet from Rebecca's Fancy)....moreless

              • Beach View:

                Hansen Bay is literally a walk downhill on our driveway and across the road to a 50 foot long walking path to the sandy beach. (see our video)...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Gaze south west over Hansen Bay part of Round Bay and the overall greater Coral Bay Harbour...moreless

              • Rural:

                East End is separated from Coral Bay by Hurricane Hole and National Park. East End is comprised of 50 residences mostly private....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access:

                    Wireless and RJ45 connections provided...moreless

                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    Park right in front of the cottage. No steps to door....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    Free Local calls, no long distance, calling card available...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    3mb wireless available...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    KatiLady 340 693-8500...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen:

                    STOVE TOP* NO OVEN...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Binoculars
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

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                      from 12 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      CHRISTMAS /NEW YEAR
                      Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $350
                      HIGH SEASON
                      Jan 3 - Apr 15, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $340
                      $2,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      5 night min stay
                      $290

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      WE RECOMMEND TRIP INSURANCE IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT THAT YOU ARE UNABLE TO TRAVEL.

                      A 50% DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO CONFIRM RESERVATION. BALANCE DUE 60 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.

                      CANCELLATIONS UP TO 90 DAYS OF ARRIVAL DATE, RECEIVE DEP LESS 10% SERVICE CHARGE.

                      CANCELLATIONS LESS THAN 90 DAYS OF ARRIVAL FORFEIT DEP UNLESS COTTAGE IS RERENTED

                      $500. REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED


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                      Location

                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      St Thomas
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Cruz Bay
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Coral Bay
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Skinny Legs Coral Bay
                      30 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Hansen Bay

                      Car: Necessary

                      Scuba, Snorkeling, sailing, great hiking trails, historical ruins explorations.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: Greetings, after living in the Philadelphia area our entire lives and raising our 3 children there, we relocated to St. John in 2002 fulfilling a 12 year dream (plan)of living in our paradise. We have been fortunate to have traveled and visited many beautiful places around the world. When we first visited St John in 1989 we knew we found our paradise. We designed and built Rebecca's Fancy ourselves to provide a practical and fun place to enjoy all that St John has to offer. Athena and I take pleasure in sharing our blessings with others. As our guests, you too will enjoy the magical sights, sounds and smells of St. John. Athena and Jay Swartley

                      Why the Owner Chose East End:
                      We choose this property because of it's proximity to the beach and the sea 100 feet away! St. John is a small 20 square mile mountainous island with a limited number of properties that are on the water. Rebecca's Fancy is less than a quarter mile from the end of the road that begins at the ferry dock in Cruz Bay. This provides us a very quiet, peaceful place to live and enjoy all that St John has to offer.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Living in a private, quiet and safe community is a blessing. Most of our neighbors are full time residents. We chose to live here because we are remote and we hear the lapping up of the Hansen Bay waves, very serene...


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • REBECCA'S FANCY COTTAGE

                        REBECCA'S FANCY COTTAGE

                      • REBECCA'S FANCY ON HANSEN BAY

                        REBECCA'S FANCY ON HANSEN BAY

                      • REBECCA'S FANCY ACROSS FROM THE BEACH

                        REBECCA'S FANCY ACROSS FROM THE BEACH

                      • Living Room with comfy daybed where you look out over Hansen Bay

                        Living Room with comfy daybed where you look out over Hansen Bay

                      • VIEW FROM THE DAYBED

                        VIEW FROM THE DAYBED

                      • BEDROOM WITH KING BED

                        BEDROOM WITH KING BED

                      • BATHROOM WITH SHOWER STALL

There is an outdoor shower below the cottage for rinsing after the beach

                        BATHROOM WITH SHOWER STALL There is an outdoor shower below the cottage for rinsing after the beach

                      • East End St John, A Community of 40 private homes

                        East End St John, A Community of 40 private homes

                      • Hansen Bay Beach

                        Hansen Bay Beach

                      • Path To The Beach

                        Path To The Beach

                      • Just lime'n

                        Just lime'n

                      • Rebecca's Fancy Cottage is the lower building, we are above

                        Rebecca's Fancy Cottage is the lower building, we are above

                      • Rebecca's Fancy Cottage

                        Rebecca's Fancy Cottage

                      • PATIO WITH PROPANE GRILL, TEAK LOUNGERS, DINING TABLE

                        PATIO WITH PROPANE GRILL, TEAK LOUNGERS, DINING TABLE

                      • Peaceful, private East End - Enjoy nature that surrounds you

                        Peaceful, private East End - Enjoy nature that surrounds you

                      • LIVING AREA AND KITCHEN

                        LIVING AREA AND KITCHEN

                      • TROPICAL BREEZES, STARRY NIGHTS, RAINBOWS, LAPPING WAVES AWAIT...

                        TROPICAL BREEZES, STARRY NIGHTS, RAINBOWS, LAPPING WAVES AWAIT...

                      • King size bed that can be configured as two (2) twins

                        King size bed that can be configured as two (2) twins

                      • From Bordeaux Mountain looking east

                        From Bordeaux Mountain looking east

                      • REBECCA'S FANCY IS STEPS AWAY FROM THE TRANQUIL AQUAMARINE WATERS OF HANSEN BAY

                        REBECCA'S FANCY IS STEPS AWAY FROM THE TRANQUIL AQUAMARINE WATERS OF HANSEN BAY

                      • The walk from Rebecca's Fancy is from the stone wall in the distance to beach path in the foreground

                        The walk from Rebecca's Fancy is from the stone wall in the distance to beach path in the foreground

                      • Hansen Bay Beach - Just steps from Rebecca's Fancy

                        Hansen Bay Beach - Just steps from Rebecca's Fancy

                      • From Hansen Bay, Rebecca's Fancy sits alone by the beach

                        From Hansen Bay, Rebecca's Fancy sits alone by the beach

                      • Wherever we travel there are beautiful sunsets, this one is from Rebecca's Fancy

                        Wherever we travel there are beautiful sunsets, this one is from Rebecca's Fancy

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $290 - $350 per night (USD)
                      12

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 12/03/14
                      Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2006
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/03/2014
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