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Island Horizons - Gorgeous Villa with Pool, Spectacular Views

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Island Horizons' breath-taking vista of Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands

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Last updated: 07/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Coral Bay villa description

Island Horizons sits on the flank of Bordeaux Mountain on St. John, one of the loveliest islands in the Caribbean. It is centrally located 12 minutes from St. John's fabulous North Shore beaches, 12 from the quieter South Shore and also from the secluded East End beaches. 9 miles from Cruz Bay. From its two verandas almost 700ft/ 200+ m above the sea, the view extends from the waters of Coral Bay across St. John's East End and down the Drake Channel to Virgin Gorda 40 miles away. The islands seem to float between sky and sea in a succession of horizons.

Island Horizons is a sparkling newly constructed villa that was specially designed to optimize this spectacular vista from the two 62 ft/20 m covered verandas and every room in the house ... as well as from the secluded pool and its adjacent sundeck. You can lay in bed admiring the view from the two air-conditioned bedrooms at either end of the villa's main floor -- one queen and the other with twin beds that make up into a king. Both feature sliding glass doors opening onto the veranda and have an attached bathroom with large tile/stone shower. The great room at the center of the main floor features three sets of sliding glass doors opening onto the veranda and the island horizons beyond. It contains a well-equipped gourmet kitchen, living and dining areas and a powder room. The large outside gas grill will delight the chef and dining on the veranda overlooking the sea and island horizons will leave all with an enduring memory.

A covered stairway leads to the second level and a queen bedroom suite with its own bathroom and sitting room. It offers the same great bedside view and sliding glass doors that open onto a second 62 ft/ 20 m veranda. Finally, the pool deck provides the same spectacular views from the secluded pool and sundeck. The covered shaded area of the deck offers shelter from the sun while the sundeck surrounded by tropical gardens is ideal for sunbathers.
The villa is very private and the pool very secluded, surrounded with tropical gardens.

Construction on the adjacent lot finished in February 2012!

Keywords: Villa

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Welcome children 6 years and older. The elevation and steep stairs(that is why we have a spectacular view) may be unsafe for younger children having difficulty to navigate stairs....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped gourmet kitchen: coffee maker, blender, toaster, toaster oven, mixer, crock pot, can opener / knife sharpener, etc. down to the garlic press...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            High quality potsand pans, roasting pan, baking sheets, ovenware dishes...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Full size refrigerator with ice-maker...moreless

          • Stove:

            Full size electric stove...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Provisioning available...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Freezer
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Large comfortable room opening onto veranda overlooking Island Horizon's signature view...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            in all three bedrooms. Ceiling fans in all rooms....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            alcove conveniently located adjacent to kitchen...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            alcove conveniently located adjacent to kitchen...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Two spaces on paved private road ...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counters. Full array of china and glassware down to the champagne bucket. Large screen HDTV in great room. Another smaller HDTV in sitting room, next to 3rd bedroom....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                (2) Large screen HDTV in Great Room with smaller screen HDTV in lower level sitting room. Blu-ray DVD player w. both...moreless

              • Books:

                Small Library including local guide books...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Ipod dock with CD player and 20+ CDs...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV...moreless

              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone
              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    secluded 8X16 ft pool with spectacular view of Coral Bay and British Virgin Islands; partially shaded 25 X 45 ft pool deck with 4 lounge chairs, table and chairs...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    (2) Spacious 60ft/ 20m long verandas on two levels with one of the most spectacular views in the Caribbean and surrounded by colorful tropical gardens...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    adjacent to pool surrounded by colorful tropical garden with gorgeous 30 mile view of East End St. John and the British Virgin Islands ...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Colorful tropical gardens surround the villa and the secluded pool and sun deck....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    For rental in Coral Bay...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Grill on veranda ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    On a mountainside 650 ft above the sea with 180 degree views of Coral Bay, the Drake Channel and the Caribbean. How many islands can you count? Hint: it's more than 10....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Spectacular 30 mile view of the Drake Channel, British Virgin Islands and the Caribbean -- one of the best views in the entire Caribbean...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Little, picturesque, laid back Coral Bay is below the villa at the foot of Bordeaux Mountain ...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Views of Bordeaux Mountain, St. John and the mountains of Tortola and the BVI...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Golf
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Groceries
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Ruins
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Rain Forests
                  • Walking
                  • Reefs
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Boating
                  • Swimming
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Off Season 1 bdr - 2 guests
                  Apr 18 - Dec 11, 2014
                  6 night min stay
                  $360
                  In season 1 bdr - 2 guests
                  Dec 12 - Dec 18, 2014
                  6 night min stay
                  $500
                  Xmas/New Year 3bdr 1-6 guests
                  Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015
                  6 night min stay

                  $5,180
                  In Season 1 bdr -2 guests
                  Jan 6 - Feb 12, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $500
                  Presidents'Day 3bdr 1-6 guests
                  Feb 13 - Feb 23, 2015
                  6 night min stay

                  $4,760
                  In Season 1 bdr - 2 guests
                  Feb 24 - Apr 17, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $500
                  My Standard Rate
                  6 night min stay
                  $360

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  THE RATES QUOTED ABOVE ARE FOR 1 BEDROOM. RATES ARE HIGHER FOR 2 AND 3 BEDROOMS.

                  Villa sleeps 6 but can accommodate 7 using cot for child or young adult. We welcome children age 6 and older-

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                  Last updated: 07/01/2014
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                  Location

                  14 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  (STT) Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas USVI
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Cruz Bay - to Red Hook St. Thomas & Tortola, BVI
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Rte 107
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Maho Bay, Salt Pond, Haulover Bay
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Coral Bay
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Four in Coral Bay

                  Car: Necessary

                  Island Horizons is centrally located 12 minutes drive to St. John's North Shore Beaches, and the same to the less visited South Shore Beaches and the more secluded East End Beaches. So you have some of the most beautiful beaches in the Virgin Islands National Park -- and the world -- just minutes away.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: Your hosts are Marie-France and Ed Smith. Ed's a retired Navy Captain and Marie-France, a native of France, is a retired university lecturer -- in French of course. You'll see some of Ed's paintings at the villa. They fell in love with St. John during a vacation with their two children in 1992 and carried that love into finding one of the most beautiful spots on the island and then constructing Island Horizons Villa in 2005-7. They hope that you too will be captivated by St. John and Island Horizons and return often.

                  Why the Owner Chose Coral Bay:
                  St. John is a unique blend of a small town (population only 4,300), laid back Caribbean ambiance, and a National Park with spectacular scenery both above and below the waves. The Smiths managed to find a particularly spectacular site for Island Horizons some 700 feet/ 200+ meters above the Caribbean with a view stretching all the way down the Drake Channel to Virgin Gorda more than 30 miles away. A view that they and you will never forget.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  Island Horizons combines all of the amenities of a well equipped villa with a view so magnificent that it was featured in an article about St. John in 'Caribbean Travel + Life' magazine December 2008. Two 62 foot covered verandas take full advantage of the view which is also to be seen from each room -- and the secluded pool.


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                  Speaks: french, german, english

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                  Photos

                  • Island Horizons' breath-taking vista of Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands

                    Island Horizons' breath-taking vista of Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands

                  • Welcome to Island Horizons!

                    Welcome to Island Horizons!

                  • Enjoy dinner in the casual elegance of the dining area of the great room

                    Enjoy dinner in the casual elegance of the dining area of the great room

                  • Dine alfresco around the grill on the 62 ft veranda ...

                    Dine alfresco around the grill on the 62 ft veranda ...

                  • See how many islands you can see from the veranda -- hint: it's more than seven.

                    See how many islands you can see from the veranda -- hint: it's more than seven.

                  • One of three spacious A/C bedrooms opening onto the veranda and the great view.

                    One of three spacious A/C bedrooms opening onto the veranda and the great view.

                  • Each bedroom has a well-equipped en suite private bathroom...

                    Each bedroom has a well-equipped en suite private bathroom...

                  • The third bedroom suite opens onto a second 62 ft veranda and ...

                    The third bedroom suite opens onto a second 62 ft veranda and ...

                  • Enjoy the wide veranda an its view or...

                    Enjoy the wide veranda an its view or...

                  • The 40ft by 25ft sun/pool deck is surrounded by colorful tropical gardens...

                    The 40ft by 25ft sun/pool deck is surrounded by colorful tropical gardens...

                  • ...all with a panoramic view of the islands from a lounge chair or from the pool

                    ...all with a panoramic view of the islands from a lounge chair or from the pool

                  • Whether it is a rainbow over a galaxy of islands or...

                    Whether it is a rainbow over a galaxy of islands or...

                  • A villa perched on the side of Bordeaux Mt. almost 700 ft above the Caribbean

                    A villa perched on the side of Bordeaux Mt. almost 700 ft above the Caribbean

                  • Relax in the comfortable living area of the 31 ft long great room

                    Relax in the comfortable living area of the 31 ft long great room

                  • The kitchen is equipped to delight the chef.

                    The kitchen is equipped to delight the chef.

                  • with a breath-taking view of Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands

                    with a breath-taking view of Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands

                  • .. or relax in a chaise long with this fabulous view.

                    .. or relax in a chaise long with this fabulous view.

                  • In this identical bedroom, twin beds make up into a king size bed.

                    In this identical bedroom, twin beds make up into a king size bed.

                  • ...with a large tile and stone shower.

                    ...with a large tile and stone shower.

                  • ... has its own sitting room with HDTV and IPod dock

                    ... has its own sitting room with HDTV and IPod dock

                  • ... relax with this unforgettable hammock-eye view of the islands

                    ... relax with this unforgettable hammock-eye view of the islands

                  • .. with palm trees, bananas, bouganvillia and more...

                    .. with palm trees, bananas, bouganvillia and more...

                  • Or relax in the shaded arcade by the pool.

                    Or relax in the shaded arcade by the pool.

                  • ..sunrise over Coral Bay, Island Horizons will leave you with enduring memories!

                    ..sunrise over Coral Bay, Island Horizons will leave you with enduring memories!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                  $360 - $740 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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