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Kamabesu Villa 2-14 Guests Ocean View

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View from Main House looking out toward Fish Bay


Last updated: 08/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: 50% DISCOUNT Aug 16 - Sept 23 Details

Fish Bay villa description

Including all fees these rates reflect the renters total costs.

IN SEASON RATES (Dec 15 - April 15 with holiday exceptions)

$5300/wk 2-4 ppl 2 bedrooms Main House
$6000/wk 4-6 ppl 3 bedrooms
$6750/wk 6-8 ppl 4 bedrooms
$7700/wk 8 -10 ppl 5 bedrooms
$8500/wk 11 - 13 ppl 5 bedrooms plus queen aero bed

SHOULDER SEASON RATES (April 16 - Aug 31 holiday exceptions)

$3100/wk 2-4 ppl 2 bedrooms Main House
$3800/wk 4-6 ppl 3 bedrooms
$4400/wk 6-8 ppl 4 bedrooms
$5300/wk 8 -10 ppl 5 bedrooms
$5900/wk 11 - 13 ppl 5 bedrooms + queen aero bed

OFF SEASON RATES (Sept 1 - Oct 31st)
$2700 2 BEDROOM 2-4 ppl (6 ppl possible with children additional rates apply)
$3000 3 BEDROOM 4-6 ppl
$3300 4 BEDROOM 6-8 ppl
$4100/wk 5 BEDROOM 8 - 10 ppl
$4600/wk 5 BEDROOM 11 - 13 ppl

KAMABESU VILLA & CLUB HOUSE NOW sleeps 2 - 14 adults (+ 2 babies)
2 - 5 BATH
We added a 5th bedroom with a king size bed and large bunk bed that easily sleeps adults as well as children. The lower bunk transforms into a full size bed/futon.

A clear upgrade made to the furniture, fixtures & equipment on property including a full kitchen remodel and improvement was completed this winter. New Mahogany furniture in the master bedroom such as the hand carved Tahitian Mahogany 4 Poster Bed and hand carved Mahogany Plantation High Back Sofa with extra cushioning are highlights of our upgrade.

Guests will also now benefit from a Cell Phone Booster that has been installed on property as well as outdoor lighting along the path and garden from the main house. Landscaping continues to be a major part of our property's highlights and we invested heavily in the fauna along all the walking paths including to the new 5th bedroom of the lower house.

Chasing after GREEN via technology thanks to our on-site LEED certified architect - Bryan!

2010 Boasted the arrival renewable materials (bamboo, teak, ipe, etc..), guest friendly vegetable and fruit garden including Valencia Orange & Banana trees, Herb Garden, Tomato Plants and many other edible veggies & fruits all maintained by our renewable gray-water system and filtered cisterns! Giving back to this great island that give us great pleasure. Come and see...

5 Master suites with full bathrooms
AC in all rooms
Deck, Hammock, Shade, Swing
Ocean Views
Walk to snorkeling beaches
5 min drive to town

Kamabesu's expansive property houses 5 master suites with full bathrooms (3 of which are in a detached unit called The Club House), a living room, outdoor dining porch and kitchen. The house is designed for the comfort of both body and soul with King-size tempurpedic beds, a large screen TV, custom mosaics and stained glass windows.

In ground, fresh water, non-chlorinated (saline filtration system) 15 x 28 foot Pool, one of the largest in the area, surrounded by expansive Trex deck topped with Gazebo and Pergola for added shade. Second outdoor deck above pool and below main unit offers a relaxing place to dine alfresco.

Catering & Provisioning services available through the caretakers on property. Fish Bay is a sea life breeding ground and Ditliff point is in walking distance and has great snorkeling. The white sand beaches of St. John, located on the North Shore are only a 10-15 min drive away just past our quaint downtown.

Caretakers eagerly provide recommendations for on island dining, sight-seeing and where to get the best shopping details. This villa is a perfect getaway for both couples and families. For those who would like to rent for 2 weeks+ please contact caretakers for rates.

* Quiet and Breezy Setting
* Stunning views of Fish Bay
* Outdoor living room overlooks Fish Bay
* 5 King Size Tempurpedic Bedrooms and 1 Queen Size Framed Aero Bed + as of 2012 new Bunk Bed with full bed on lower level (futon)
* 5 Full size bathrooms with extra large showers
* AC throughout house (except bathrooms)

* All linens and towels for beach and bath provided
* Fully Equipped Kitchen with washing machine
* Washer and Dryer
* Beach toys, floats, umbrellas, etc..
* Large Cable TV with Surround Sound from 20+ foot ceilings
* Telephone with Free Local Calls
* High Speed Wireless Internet Access

* Reef Bay Beach 3-5 Min drive & 15-25 Min Hike
* Virgin Islands National Park Hiking Trails walking distance
* Ditliff Point 15 min walk for great snorkeling
* North Shore Beaches 20 min drive (Hawksnest, Gibney, Jumbie, Trunk, Cinnamon, Maho, Francis Beaches)
* Town and great shopping at Water Front & Mongoose Junction are 15 min drive

* InVilla and Delivered Catering available through Caretakers (starts at $50/person for 3 course meal)
* Provisioning available through Caretakers (starts at $155 packages for groceries to be left at the villa prior to your arrival)
* Concierge services available through Caretakers for dinner reservations & recommendations, boat trips and international visists to nearby British Virgin Islands ($30/hr min 1 hour)

GARDEN (harvests vary based on seasonality)
Valencia Orange Tree
Mango Tree
Avocado Tree
Lemon & Lime Bush/Trees
Guava Tree
Papaya Tree
Sugar Apple Tree
Sour Sop
Tomato Plants

Keywords: Villa, House, Rental, Guest House, April, May, June, July, August, pool, ocean view, air conditioning, king size beds, wifi, internet, water view

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Bedroom 4


          • Bedroom 5


          • Convertible bed(s)


          • King size beds (5) Tempurpedic King Beds in each bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Blow up Queen Bed on a Steel Frame that folds down to 3 feet by 2 1/2 feet for easy storage., Baby Cribs (1) Pack n' Play available upon request, Bunk Beds (1) Located in the 5th bedroom in the Club House...moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Concierge and Catering services available through the care takers, Katie & Bryan call 340-775-7108 for details. Provisioning can be ordered in advance and left in the house for you upon arrival as well....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Ice-Machine for tropical drinks!...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 12 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            A/C in all bed rooms & living areas...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Large outdoor shower for rinsing dive/snorkel gear and yourselves after a sandy day at the beach or on a boat. Large generator on property to run the house when paradise experiences occasional power outages. ...moreless


              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic Cable on one Television in the living room of the main house. ...moreless

              • Video Library
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Music Library
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Books
              • Toys


              • Wireless Internet:

                Internet can be affected by the weather and slows when multiple devices are on at the same time. To avoid slowing the DSL wireless service please turn off smart phones and laptops when not in use. ...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Large, in ground, cement, fresh water non-chlorinated pool filtration system. ...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Leading from each bedroom a small overhang that allows for breathtaking views...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Gazebo
                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Ocean View from all bedrooms except one in The Club House on the main level nor from the lower room in the club house which has a garden view. . Views throughout the house facing south....moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Views from Main Level look toward the South Shore where magnificent sunrises can be appreciated by the early riser....moreless


                  • Restaurants
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Surfing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Basketball Court


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 25 traveler reviews

                  Special offer: 50% DISCOUNT Aug 16 - Sept 23

                  Book now and save 50% on OFF SEASON rates 1 MONTH = 50% OFF (Aug 16 - Sept 16) DISCOUNTED RATE $1350/week sleeps up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms $1500/week sleeps up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms $1650/week sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms $2050/week sleeps up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms THIS IS 75% OFF OUR REGULAR SEASON RATES BUT WE WANT TO FILL THE GAP! BE OUR GUESTS!

                  Offer for: Aug 16, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014 View calendar

                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Shoulder Season Spring/Summer
                  Apr 16 - Aug 30
                  2 night min stay
                  Off Season (Fall)
                  Sep 1 - Oct 30
                  3 night min stay
                  Shoulder Season (late Fall)
                  Nov 1 - Nov 21
                  4 night min stay
                  Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2014
                  8 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  In Season December
                  Dec 12 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Christmas Week
                  Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  In Season (Winter)
                  Dec 28 - Feb 13, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Not included


                  PLEASE NOTE, VRBO & HOMEAWAY only allow us to list one rate at a time. Our property can be rented as a 2 - 14 person rental and the rates increase with head count. Rates vary based on the # of guests staying on property and the # of bedrooms in use. Please contact us directly for the total rate for your group of 2 - 14 people using 2 - 5 bedrooms, queen aero bed and/or cribs. Thank you! Katie

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                  Last updated: 08/15/2014
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                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  St. Thomas
                  3.5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Cruz Bay Ferry
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Reef Bay
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Snorkles Dock Side Pub at The Westin
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Prime Steak House

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About: Tarta Family property Paula & Joe are not only the pair with the plan and vision for this villa but also head the extensive Tarta Family including their four daughter's whom the house was named after. It is a family endeavour with Katie, their oldest, and her husband Bryan as caretakers/architect of the property along with their 2 year old son Gabriel who adds his general happiness to the mix and new baby due Thanksgiving. Maggie and her husband Chris live in Mass with their son R.J. (and baby due Christmas) and offer the legal and IT services while Betsy, the interior designer of the crew, makes yearly improvements to the details inside. Susan & her new husband Mike, make frequent visits adding flare to every aspect of the property as she represents our dramatic side his gifts as both accountant and carpenter are very useful. Photo taken at Ms. Lucy's Restaurant in Fris Bay past Coral Bay

                  Why Fish Bay:
                  Our family always loved St. John and the Virgin Islands both US and British. We bought on St. John because it was the least developed of the VI and had the most character. The island is roughly the size of Manhattan, an island we spent many years traveling to & from, but the population is only about 5,000. There is so much to see and enjoy here that you are always entertained by the beauty and never overwhelmed by the people. Come hike our trails, swim in our ocean and share our vistas.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  We designed the house with families in mind. When my family is here there are about 15 of us plus 3 dogs and a cat. Ages range from 93 to infancy and people's interests vary from wanting nothing to do but lounge by the pool, to watching old movies on the TV with AC on to going snorkeling at a remote beach. We needed a place where everyone could feel comfortable and not crowded. The multi-tiered levels allows us to be together without being on top of each other, while the expansive deck by the pool gives us plenty of room to all be together for some activity and meals. This property is about family, friends and finding some freedom during your visit.

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                  • View from Main House looking out toward Fish Bay

                    View from Main House looking out toward Fish Bay

                  • Southbound View from Pool Deck

                    Southbound View from Pool Deck

                  • 15 x 23 foot Freshwater Pool non-chlorine based

                    15 x 23 foot Freshwater Pool non-chlorine based

                  • Humbly simple welcome to a deceivingly large and decadent property

                    Humbly simple welcome to a deceivingly large and decadent property

                  • Kamabesu is the second house down in the photo & 1st full house up from water

                    Kamabesu is the second house down in the photo & 1st full house up from water

                  • Entry to Villa

                    Entry to Villa

                  • Alfresco Dining on screened in porch

                    Alfresco Dining on screened in porch

                  • The Green Room in The Club House

                    The Green Room in The Club House

                  • Entry to our newly added 5th bedroom garden suite

                    Entry to our newly added 5th bedroom garden suite

                  • Garden Suite

                    Garden Suite

                  • Papaya from the garden for breakfast

                    Papaya from the garden for breakfast

                  • Mango Season

                    Mango Season

                  • Kamabesu Property featuring pool, decks, gazebo & hammock

                    Kamabesu Property featuring pool, decks, gazebo & hammock

                  • View of Kamabesu Pool and View from Main House

                    View of Kamabesu Pool and View from Main House

                  • A little artistry

                    A little artistry

                  • Outdoor shower with hooks, seating and great for an after ocean rinse

                    Outdoor shower with hooks, seating and great for an after ocean rinse

                  • Beach chairs anyone?

                    Beach chairs anyone?

                  • Remodeled Living Room with Mahogany Furniture and Granite Countertops

                    Remodeled Living Room with Mahogany Furniture and Granite Countertops

                  • Water is Precious Bathroom

                    Water is Precious Bathroom

                  • The Blue Room in the Club House

                    The Blue Room in the Club House

                  • King Size Temperpedic beds in every bedroom

                    King Size Temperpedic beds in every bedroom

                  • Bunking up in the Garden Suite of The Club House

                    Bunking up in the Garden Suite of The Club House

                  • Banana Season

                    Banana Season

                  • Caretaker's Dawn & Craig

                    Caretaker's Dawn & Craig

                  VRBO #110248

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, August 21, 2014

                  $400 - $1,571 per night (USD)

                  5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 14

                  View calendar: Updated 08/15/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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