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Waterfront! Great Views, Great House, Great Snorkeling!

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Coral Bay house description

La Dolce Vita is a charming, 2 bedroom, 3 bath St. John Waterfront rental located just south of the peaceful town of Coral Bay. Surrounded by 376 ft of pristine shoreline and breathtaking views of the Caribbean, La Dolce Vita sits on an acre of lush tropical landscaping waiting for you to explore . Native stone retaining walls and stairs lead you to a sunbathing deck and the waters edge, inviting a refreshing swim or snorkel. An exceptional spot to begin or end the day in peaceful meditation.

The U shaped, paved driveway makes for easy in and out access as well as ample parking for several cars.

Custom mahogany cabinets, Corian countertops and Italian tile floors bring warmth and elegance along with easy maintenance. The house is tastefully and comfortably furnished and the ocean breeze flows freely through every room. Though not really necessary, the bedrooms are air conditioned. Most of the time, guests find their favorite spot in the hammock or in one of the over sized chairs on the terrace. A perfect place to relax and enjoy as the balconies have a unique railing system that allows for unobstructed water views and the feeling of being on a cruise ship instead of on land.

There are actually 2 incredibly well equipped kitchens. One of the bedrooms is also a separate studio, allowing for greater versatility and privacy when you are more than 2 people. It has a separate driveway entrance and stone stairway leading to the lower garden and water.
La Dolce Vita is a privately owned and managed home. The owners have lived on St. John since 2000 and are ready to assist you in anyway they can to assure you have a great vacation. 'Captain' Fernando is your on-island host and will thrill you with his enthusiasm and dedication to the St. John lifestyle. Be sure to ask about 'Fernando's Republic', which is a 30' Hunter, for a memorable day on the water snorkeling around St. John or a trip to the BVI's.

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional


                  • Non Smoking Only:

                    Please refrain from smoking INSIDE the house as a courtesy to other guests. ...moreless

                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

                  • Bedroom 1


                  • Bedroom 2


                  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

                    sofa bed in great room suitable for families with kids...moreless

                  • Bedrooms each have Queen size Beds, Great room has a sofa that is convertible to a queen bed...moreless

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Stove
                  • Oven
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Catering Available
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils


                  • Parking:

                    The property has ample parking for more than one car...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    High Efficiency Washer- laundry detergent provided...moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    The bedrooms are air conditioned....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Beach towels are also provided...moreless

                  • Babysitter
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Clothes Dryer

                  Other Amenities

                      • Boat charter, restaurants, gas station, water sports rentals and grocery stores, just 5 minutes away. National Park Beaches only 10 minutes away....moreless


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


                      • Telephone:

                        Please use a calling card or your cell phone for long distance...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Pool & Spa

                          • Hot Tub

                          Outdoor Features

                          • Lanai / Gazebo:

                            (3) there are covered balconies on every level so that there's always a place in the shade to sit and relax....moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            (2) a deck down by the water and a large 'open air'deck on the east side of the house....moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Lawn / Garden


                          • Budget
                          • Family
                          • Romantic
                          • Sports & Activities

                          Location & View

                          • Oceanfront:

                            A beautiful reef surround the property which is fabulous for snorkeling. Water shoes are necessary as there is not a sandy entry....moreless

                          • Ocean View
                          • Waterfront
                          • Water View


                          • Restaurants
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Medical Services
                          • Fishing
                          • Sailing
                          • Basketball Court
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Hiking
                          • Laundromat
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Cycling
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Kayaking
                          • Groceries
                          • Boating
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Bay/Sound
                          • Reefs
                          • Churches
                          • Ruins
                          • Duty Free Shops
                          • Miniature Golf
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Shopping
                          • Horseshoes
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Walking
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Shelling
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Tennis


                          Write a review 5
                          from 8 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer- 2 pers
                          May 12 - Nov 21, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          Nov 22 - Dec 19, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          Christmas-2 pers
                          Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          flat fee
                          New Year - 2pers
                          Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          flat fee
                          Winter- 2 pers
                          Jan 4 - May 1, 2015
                          4 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Tax Rate 10%


                          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. No refunds for cancellations less than 30 days before arrival. All cancellations will be charged a 20% handling fee.

                          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 4 night minimum stay. There is a $25 surcharge per night for less than a week stay. Above rates are for 2 people only. Please add $200 for 1-2 extra persons. 50% deposit required at booking and the balance is due 60 days before arrival.

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                          Last updated: 07/08/2014
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                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Cruz Bay
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Salt Pond
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Shipwreck Landing
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Shipwreck Landing

                          Car: Recommended

                          About a mile south of Coral Bay off of Rte 107. Just a few minutes to the National Park Beaches, Restaurants and Shopping.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2000

                          About the owner: We were both born in the mountains. One is from Colorado and the other from Northern Italy. La Dolce Vita was created out of the labors of love. We hope you will enjoy our home and property as much as we do.

                          Why the Owner Chose Coral Bay:
                          I think it was really the people that made us choose to move to St. John. Great community spirit. People always say that they want to 'retire' and move to an island. (We moved but we didn't retire!!!)

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Having a house on the water in St. John is an incredible luxury. Sometimes the water is so clear and still we feel we're looking into an aquarium instead of the ocean. Having an acre of waterfront land is great because you don't feel any neighbors and the gardens are beautifully landscaped so one can really walk around and enjoy the property.

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                          Speaks: french, italian, english



                          • La Dolce Vita  from the water.

                            La Dolce Vita from the water.

                          • La Dolce Vita Sunbathing Deck

                            La Dolce Vita Sunbathing Deck

                          • kitchen


                          • bathroom


                          • east deck and hot tub deck

                            east deck and hot tub deck

                          • East Bedroom

                            East Bedroom

                          • Entrance to La Dolce Vita

                            Entrance to La Dolce Vita

                          • sunset on the lower deck

                            sunset on the lower deck

                          • dining...


                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • upper balcony

                            upper balcony

                          • weekly regatta

                            weekly regatta

                          • studio


                          • studio kitchen

                            studio kitchen

                          • driveway


                          • steps to the water

                            steps to the water

                          VRBO #197174

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                          $371 - $471 per night (USD)

                          2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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