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

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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 10 day rental), boxed lunches available. OUR DRINKING WATER IS THE PUREST, SAFEST WATER ANYWHERE!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • 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

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:

    5mb wireless available...moreless

Kitchen

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

    OUR WATER IS RAIN WATER COLLECTED AND FILTERED WITH UV LAMP TO KILL ALL LIVE CONTAMINANTS. OUR WATER IS TESTED BY A STATESIDE LAB ANNUALLY. THE PUREST, SAFEST WATER ANYWHERE!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    STOVE TOP* NO OVEN...moreless

  • 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

Write a review 4.8
from 13 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
OFF - SEASON
Apr 16 - Nov 20, 2015
5 night min stay
$285
$1,900 $7,500
THANKSGIVING WEEK
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
6 night min stay
$300
$2,100
CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay
$350
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$290
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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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: greek

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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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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: greek
  • Response time Within 24 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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