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Charming Luxury Villa/Super Views/Pool/Sleeps 2-8

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Relax and enjoy the spectacular views of Coral Bay!

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Last updated: 10/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Coral Bay villa description

"If we were any closer to heaven, we'd be talking to St. Peter" said one guest about Great Turtle Villa.

Tucked into the lush mountainside above Coral Bay, behind an electronic gate, Great Turtle Villa is a casually elegant vacation villa with four bedrooms in two two-story pavilions bisected by a pool.

Rent 1, 2, 3 or all 4 bedrooms while enjoying access to the full house, decks and pool. Honeymoon couple? Rent 1 bedroom. Girls' getaway? Rent all 4 bedrooms. Rates vary depending on the number of bedrooms booked.

Great Turtle Villa is accessed via all paved roads, a rare amenity on St. John and very welcome in a tropical downpour. It is located in the comfortable, upscale neighborhood of Upper Carolina. Surrounding homes are on large lots hidden by lush foliage which provides lots of privacy. Enter Great Turtle Villa's drive through an electronic gate which not only adds extra privacy and security but it also keeps the wild donkeys out!

The front door opens onto the larger pavilion's main level which contains the attractive living and dining areas and the fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with a marble-topped work table and breakfast bar. In the living area, a flat-screen TV, stereo, DVD, plus music and video libraries, provide indoor entertainment. The fully-equipped kitchen boasts stainless appliances, granite counters and enough dishes, bakeware and pans to satisfy the most particular chef. Hand-polished mahogany screened french doors open onto spacious shaded decks with cushy rockers and inviting chaises perfect for enjoying the cool tradewinds. An outdoor walkway above the pool and courtyard garden leads to the other pavilion with its Yellow Bedroom suite. An open staircase heads down beside the garden, passing exquisite orchids and a stately coconut palm, as it leads to the pool level with three more bedrooms and a home office.

All four equal size bedrooms open onto large decks with dazzling views, have AC, adjoining baths and walk-in closets making Great Turtle Villa a perfect vacation rental for friends or families to share. No one gets stuck in the "back bedroom with no view". The pool, just steps from your bedroom, is perfect, from a morning dip to a midnight swim. The lush courtyard garden ensures total privacy for swimming or sunning on the deck. When children are present, to keep them safe, self-locking gates around the pool can be utilized. The home office is equipped with high-speed internet, WiFi, a printer, fax and copier. There is also a small refrigerator and coffee maker to keep poolside snacks and beverages or enjoy that morning cup of coffee on the deck.

Just minutes from fabulous National Park beaches and the funky bars and restaurants of Coral Bay, this villa's central location allows easy access to both sides of St. John. Cruz Bay is only a 20 minute drive away and all the best hiking trails are within easy reach.

Everything about Great Turtle invites you to relax. Spend the day in the cushy rockers on the deck or let your cares slip away as you lounge by the pool. The Caribbean-style decor offers a comfortable mix of inviting antiques and pleasant elegance. The villa's lush tropical gardens are filled with birds-of-paradise, scarlet bougainvillea and rainbow-colored hibiscus. Slice a papaya for breakfast or pick your own lime for cocktails. But it's the awe-inspiring view - sparkling white sails bobbing on turquoise water in Coral Bay, shimmering islands on the horizon, the ever-changing greens on the verdant hills of Bordeaux Mountain, the speckled browns of sugar mill ruins peeking through the foliage of Carolina Valley - that you will carry forever in the memory of your visit to St. John and Great Turtle Villa!

As one guest from Connecticut said, "I travel the world for my work and have seen many beautiful places, but, I must say, your home and the view of Coral Bay tops them all!"



Keywords: Villa, charming, elegant, totally private, awesome views, pool, 1-4 bedrooms, enjoy outdoor living on spacious decks, convenient location, paved roads, loads of amenities, free high speed internet, air conditioning

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            children 7 and older allowed...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Beach chairs, beach towels, cooler, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker, blender, hair dryers, safe, ceiling fans, security gate....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Coin Laundry
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Rain Forests
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                Enjoy the ever-changing views of Bordeaux Mountains and the rolling green Carolina Valley below....moreless

              • Near The Ocean
              • Ocean View:

                Spectacular, panoramic view of Coral Bay, Sir Francis Drake Passage and Bordeaux Mountains...moreless

              • Water View:

                Amazing panoramic views of Coral Bay and Sir Francis Drake Passage...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        AC in every bedroom...moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        All sheets, towels and beach towels provided...moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Safe
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Brand new, Energy Star, laundry center off kitchen...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Catering Available
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances, granite countertops. Well-stocked with dishes, utensils, bakeware, pots & pans. Coffee-maker, blender, toaster oven....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Mini Refrigerator
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Binoculars
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Wood Deck

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Private Pool:

                        secluded pool surrounded by tropical gardens overlooking Coral Bay, 5 ft. deep. Security gates for children....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter Minumum
                          Jan 7 - Apr 10, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,056
                          Summer/Fall Minimum
                          Apr 11 - Dec 16, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $422
                          $2,956
                          Christmas Minumum
                          Dec 17 - Jan 5, 2016
                          7 night min stay

                          $5,919

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          Contact owner for specific pricing and discounts. Pricing is based on number of bedrooms used. WEEKLY IN-SEASON: 1-2 bdrms-$4056, 3 bdrms-$4413, 4 bdrms-$4770. WEEKLY LOW-SEASON: 1-2 bdrms-$2956, 3 bdrms-$3313, 4 bdrms-$3670.

                          Rental rates are based on number of bedrooms used. Winter weekly: 1-2 bdrms.-$4056, 3 bdrms.-$4413, 4 bdrms.-$4770. Summer/Fall weekly: 1-2 bdrms.-$2956, 3 bdrms.-$3313, 4 bdrms.-$3670. Christmas weekly: 1-4 bdrms.-$5919.

                          Payment terms: Deposit of 50% to hold reservation. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.


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                          Last updated: 10/17/2014
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                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          St. Thomas
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Skinny Leg's
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Cruz Bay, St. John
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Aqua Bistro
                          2.5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Frances Bay Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          Great Turtle Villa is centrally located in the Upper Carolina area of Coral Bay on the 'backside' of St. John. This peaceful mountainside retreat basks in tropical breezes all day long and the paved roads make the climb easy. Coral Bay is considered the quiet, more funky side of St. John. It is close to the spectacular National Park Beaches - an easy 5 minutes from the house - as are some of the best hiking trails in the Park. Coral Bay is home to the famous Skinny Legs Bar, a must-see in the Caribbean. There are several other wonderful restaurants nearby. Cruz Bay, the main town, is just 20 minutes away.

                          Other Activities: kayaking, hiking, shopping, beachcombing

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          Why the Owner Chose Coral Bay:
                          We had sailed in the Virgin Islands for 15 years with our 4 children and came to love St. John. When our children started having children of their own, we decided it was time to get land based and built a home that would be comfortable for all of us. Now we have 10 grandchildren who all come to visit us in St. John and have learned to love it here as much as we do.


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                          Photos

                          • Relax and enjoy the spectacular views of Coral Bay!

                            Relax and enjoy the spectacular views of Coral Bay!

                          • From the deck, views of Sir Francis Drake Passage and Coral Bay.

                            From the deck, views of Sir Francis Drake Passage and Coral Bay.

                          • Fully stocked kichen with granite counters and stainless appliances

                            Fully stocked kichen with granite counters and stainless appliances

                          • Dining in style for up to eight

                            Dining in style for up to eight

                          • Air-conditioned bedroom suite with walk-in closet and bath.

                            Air-conditioned bedroom suite with walk-in closet and bath.

                          • Upper and lower decks bisected by the courtyard garden overlook the pool.

                            Upper and lower decks bisected by the courtyard garden overlook the pool.

                          • Lower deck.

                            Lower deck.

                          • The lush courtyard garden viewed from the pool deck.

                            The lush courtyard garden viewed from the pool deck.

                          • Sailboats bobbing in Coral Bay

                            Sailboats bobbing in Coral Bay

                          • The living room, comfortable and cozy for reading or watching TV

                            The living room, comfortable and cozy for reading or watching TV

                          • Or dine on the veranda.

                            Or dine on the veranda.

                          • Wake up to spectacular views of the sunrise and Coral Bay.

                            Wake up to spectacular views of the sunrise and Coral Bay.

                          • Try a quick morning dip, just steps from your bedroom!

                            Try a quick morning dip, just steps from your bedroom!

                          • Welcome to Great Turtle Villa!  Privacy, security & donkeys keep out!

                            Welcome to Great Turtle Villa! Privacy, security & donkeys keep out!

                          VRBO #116647

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Friday, October 17, 2014

                          $422 - $846 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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