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Gorgeous Ocean Views

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Beautiful ocean views from your upper level unit


Last updated: 07/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Far Horizons Ocean View is a 2 story house that can be rented as a 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom or the whole house as a 3 bedroom. It is the perfect spot for a couple on their honeymoon or a family who needs a little more space. The downstairs has 1 bedroom, one bathroom and a personal splash pool with a large sitting area. The upstairs has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, however one of the bedrooms can be locked off if it's not needed. It has a large covered porch as well as a large patio area with a small pool.
It is a gated, fenced in property which overlooks Frank Bay, Turner Bay and a bird sanctuary. Frank Bay offers the closest snorkeling as well as a quiet spot to sit and watch the sunset. Just out the gate and around the corner is Gallows Point which not only has a wonderful restaurant but also a small convenience market for all of your basic necessities. Continue walking for about 4 minutes and you are in the heart of Cruz Bay where you can satisfy all of your shopping, dining and nightlife needs. From Cruz Bay you are just a short drive or taxi ride to the larger grocery stores, the National Park which makes up 2/3rds of our little island and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Although a rental car is not a necessity we certainly recommend it for at least a portion of your stay, especially if this is your first visit to St. John. It is worth exploring on your own pace and stopping along the way to take in the breathtaking views along the way.


Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • 2 Bedrooms upstairs, 1 master with king bed, 1 with 2 twins that can be put together as a king. 1 King size bed downstairs and a pull out couch...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Air conditioning in bedrooms only. No smoking inside. Please ask regarding children under the age of eight....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Just a short walk to Frank Bay where you can enjoy nice snorkeling and a great view of the sunset....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    A quick drive to all of the North Shore beaches...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Overlooks Frank Bay and Turner Bay ...moreless

  • Town
  • Village:

    Just a short walk to the heart of Cruz Bay...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C in all bedrooms...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Small splash pool both upstairs and down...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Dec 15, 2015
5 night min stay


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $0
  • Tax Rate 10%


$1425-$4250 weekly

Christmas week ranges from $2600-$6500 based on number of guests

Thanksgiving week is the same as peak season rates

Rate does NOT include 10% service charge

Nightly rates range from $225-$345 depending on season and number of guests, please inquire about holiday nightly rates.

There is a cleaning fee applied to stays under 5 nights

50% due at booking to be paid my check, money order or cashiers check. Final payment due 60 days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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Car: Recommended

Far Horizons is located close enough to Cruz Bay so that you can walk, however it is far enough away so that you will not sacrifice any of your privacy. We are just a minute or two from the entrance to the National Park and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Although it is not necessary to rent a car we do highly recommend it for at least a portion of your stay. It is worth taking the time to drive around the island and explore the various beaches with their crystal clear waters and coral reefs thriving with activity, as well as the numerous sugar mill ruins, hiking trails and magnificent views along the way.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: I moved to St. John in 1991after graduating from Rhode Island School of Design. I was lucky enough to find this house in 1994 when I was looking for a new place to rent and immediately fell in love with it. It was one of the few places I had seen with an actual yard and a view, all I saw was potential. In 2012 my daughter and I moved up to the states, however we hold on tightly to our strong bonds to St. John, our friends and our home. Far Horizons was my home and sanctuary for almost 20 years and so far everyone who has stayed there has felt the same peace and comfort as I have. St. John encompasses not only my love of the islands, the water and the landscape but also some of the best people I could ever have the honor of calling my friends.

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  • Beautiful ocean views from your upper level unit

    Beautiful ocean views from your upper level unit

  • Downstairs Unit Lower pool

    Downstairs Unit Lower pool

  • Sitting area

    Sitting area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom made up with twin beds

    Upstairs bedroom made up with twin beds

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Downstairs kitchen

    Downstairs kitchen

  • Upstairs


  • Upstairs porch

    Upstairs porch

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • View from parking pad

    View from parking pad

  • Upstairs pool

    Upstairs pool

  • Downstairs Lower patio

    Downstairs Lower patio

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom made up with king bed

    Upstairs bedroom made up with king bed

  • Downstairs sitting area

    Downstairs sitting area

  • Upstairs kitchen

    Upstairs kitchen

  • Downstairs patio

    Downstairs patio

  • Master sitting area

    Master sitting area

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Downstairs bathroom

    Downstairs bathroom

  • Evening Sunset

    Evening Sunset

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