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La Bella Villa (2BR/2BA) Charming and Comfy, with Fabulous Views and Breezes!

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La Bella Villa: where you can choose sun or shade, always with a great view!

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Coral Bay house description

La Bella Villa is a unique, hand-crafted home made of island stone and masonry. It has a gorgeous view of Coral Bay and of beautiful Bordeaux Mountain. The house itself has all the character and warmth of a traditional Caribbean home, yet it is modern, well equipped, clean, and comfortable. Romantics will adore this picturesque and idyllic home and marvel at the architectural touches.

The house faces Coral Bay: its 12 by 40 foot long covered porch lures you into sitting outside to read, watch the view, talk and simply enjoy comfortable outside living. Each room has a beautiful view and each bedroom is individually appointed with island art and touches. And you’ll love the magnificent mahogany shutters and doors (all fully screened, of course) all around the house.

Behind a Caribbean stone wall and next to the villa, La Bella Villa’s pool deck provides the perfect place for enjoying St. John’s sun and the views of Coral Bay and Bordeaux Mountain. The fresh water outdoor pool has ready access to a shower from the deck area as well as an entrance to the kitchen. With lounge chairs, a table and umbrella for reading by the pool, beach towels, and a nearby gas grill, you have all the comforts for an afternoon in the sun. We also provide beach chairs and a cooler for beach outings.

Opening from the pool deck, the kitchen is a NEFF custom kitchen featuring a granite sink and concrete counters. It is modern and fully equipped.

The living room is furnished with traditional Caribbean furniture. With vaulted ceilings, ceiling fans, tiled floors and Caribbean art, it has a relaxing and inviting interior. For your entertainment, a British Colonial-style armoire houses the entertainment center, including a nice collection of movies, CDs, and games for guests’ pleasure.

The beautiful mahogany doors open to the 500 square foot deck with a fabulous view of Coral Bay. The porch has a wooden table which seats 6 for relaxed, al fresco dining. A comfy sofa and wicker rocking chairs make the porch an outdoor living room, cooled by breezes from Coral Bay and by ceiling fans.

La Bella Villa sleeps 4 comfortably in its two bedrooms, and has a queen-sized sleeper sofa in the living room for up to 2 more. The master bedroom features a romantic, British Colonial king-sized four-poster bed with luxurious linens, sconce lights above the bed, mahogany closets, a floor mirror, ceiling fans for a comfortable breeze, and views through jalousied/screened doors onto the porch and to Coral Bay itself. The master bath has a full, island style, walk-in tiled shower, footed sink, and comfortable privacy.

The second bedroom features a queen-sized bed as well as palm tree lamps on mahogany night stands. Overlooking the pool and with windows on three sides, this charming bedroom also features luxurious linens, Caribbean art, a ceiling fan for a cool breeze, and mahogany doors and window shutters.

After a day in the pool or at the beach, it is a short drive to one of the many fine or fun restaurants for which St. John is well known, including the famous Skinny Legs, Sweet Plantains, Aqua Bistro, Shipwreck Landing and others right in Coral Bay. A 20-minute ride takes you to Cruz Bay which features numerous other great restaurants and more shopping.

Perhaps best of all is the great access to the popular, beautiful North Shore beaches and the opportunity to explore South Shore and East End beaches, which are less frequented.

A variety of birds frequent the immediate area which, depending upon the season, may include the largest hummingbirds you have ever seen, even parrots, and our popular native bird, the little but gorgeous bananaquit. Coral Bay, which is a little more funky and laid back than the Cruz Bay area of St. John, is also known for the island donkeys and goats that wander the streets and occasionally come near the villa. Our very own iguana family lives in the trees off the decks. And the night sounds of the tree frogs will lull you into a deep restful sleep.

Couples and families – adventurers, romantics, or those wanting just to relax -- will adore this picturesque and idyllic villa. We have a 5-day minimum stay.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

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

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (1) The king-sized bed in the master bedroom is of British-Colonial styling. It makes you feel very special!, Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

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

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Marina
              • Rain Forests
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                From the pool deck, guests have a wonderful view of lush, green Bordeaux Mountain. Sometimes the top is shrouded in mist or clouds and it is fascinating to watch the clouds "go up" the side....moreless

              • Near The Ocean
              • Ocean View
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Parasailing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Safe
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    La Bella Villa has two decks...a large covered deck with rocking chairs, dining table, and a comfy sofa, and the pool deck with chaise lounges and a table with umbrella for pool-side meals....moreless

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

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Private Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low season '14 cont'd
                      Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $343
                      $2,400
                      Christmas/New Year's '14-'15
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,700
                      High season '15
                      Jan 3 - Apr 3, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $485
                      $3,400
                      Low season '15
                      Apr 4 - Nov 20, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $357
                      $2,500

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      There is no cleaning cost if you stay 8 days or less.

                      If you stay 9 days or more, we require that the villa be cleaned (changing sheets, replacing towels, bathrooms, etc.); the cost of that cleaning is $125.

                      Within 10 days of booking, we request 50% of rental costs plus tax to confirm the rental.

                      The final 50% of rental costs plus tax plus the refundable damage deposit ($250) is due 60 days before your trip.


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                      Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                      Location

                      22 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      on St Thomas, with a ferry to St. John
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Skinny Legs, Island Blues, Sputnik, Aqua Bistro
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      from Cruz Bay, to St Thomas
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Donkey Diner, Skinny's, Sweet Plantains
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      South to Salt Pond Bay; North Shore beaches

                      La Bella Villa is just off Centerline Road in a little neighborhood of 7 houses, most of which are inhabited by year-round residents. Bella Villa is itself up a slight hill so it has an unobstructed view both of magnificent Coral Bay and also, toward the west, of Bordeaux Mountain. This placement accounts for the privacy, nearly constant breezes, magnificent views and easy access to Coral Bay, which is less than a mile further down the road. Watching the sun and shadows on Coral Bay and the changing shadows on Bordeaux gives guests a great sense of peace and perspective. The views are to die for!

                      La Bella Villa is about 2 minutes from Skinny Legs!

                      Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Parasailing, Miniature Golf, Shelling

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: Sitting at Sun Dog Cafe in Mongoose Junction, just enjoying St. John.

                      Why the Owner Chose Coral Bay:
                      St. John is our dream destination. Despite California roots, we'll never move there because the water is cold and the ocean is...gray! When we saw this villa, we fell in love with it! And have never wavered in our delight with Bella Villa -- or St. John -- since!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      La Bella Villa is heaven in the Caribbean. AND it has a fabulous outdoor shower complete with a fossilized fish. Who could ask for more?


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                      Speaks: english

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                      • La Bella Villa: where you can choose sun or shade, always with a great view!

                        La Bella Villa: where you can choose sun or shade, always with a great view!

                      • When we're lucky, our cute granddaughter also welcomes us to the villa.

                        When we're lucky, our cute granddaughter also welcomes us to the villa.

                      • Morning views from the deck give you a great sense of what the day will be like.

                        Morning views from the deck give you a great sense of what the day will be like.

                      • We enjoy al fresco lunches and dinners with a glorious view of Coral Bay.

                        We enjoy al fresco lunches and dinners with a glorious view of Coral Bay.

                      • For entertainment: cable TV, games, DVDs, a stereo, CDs, iPod dock, and WiFi

                        For entertainment: cable TV, games, DVDs, a stereo, CDs, iPod dock, and WiFi

                      • No problem doing dishes with a view like this!

                        No problem doing dishes with a view like this!

                      • Our very private pool deck offers fabulous views and a great place for breakfast

                        Our very private pool deck offers fabulous views and a great place for breakfast

                      • The master bedroom is VERY romantic with an elegant four-poster king-sized bed

                        The master bedroom is VERY romantic with an elegant four-poster king-sized bed

                      • The master bathroom has attractive "facilities" with plush linens.

                        The master bathroom has attractive "facilities" with plush linens.

                      • The second bedroom has its own lovely views of the pool deck and mountains.

                        The second bedroom has its own lovely views of the pool deck and mountains.

                      • Everyone LOVES to shower outdoors -- under the stars or the sun.

                        Everyone LOVES to shower outdoors -- under the stars or the sun.

                      • A breath-taking sunset view of the bay is the perfect way to end a glorious day.

                        A breath-taking sunset view of the bay is the perfect way to end a glorious day.

                      • A welcoming entrance to our charming villa -- with island stonework and mahogany

                        A welcoming entrance to our charming villa -- with island stonework and mahogany

                      • The big, covered deck is perfect for reading or snoozing -- with cool breezes.

                        The big, covered deck is perfect for reading or snoozing -- with cool breezes.

                      • A favorite pasttime is setting out sugar water for the birds to enjoy.

                        A favorite pasttime is setting out sugar water for the birds to enjoy.

                      • We feature comfort and island decor in the living room with a hidden sleep sofa.

                        We feature comfort and island decor in the living room with a hidden sleep sofa.

                      • Our fully equipped kitchen leads to the pool deck and grill.

                        Our fully equipped kitchen leads to the pool deck and grill.

                      • The cool pool is surrounded by unique island stone work and is soooo inviting!

                        The cool pool is surrounded by unique island stone work and is soooo inviting!

                      • From the pool deck we love watching clouds over Bordeaux Mountain - gorgeous!

                        From the pool deck we love watching clouds over Bordeaux Mountain - gorgeous!

                      • ...and a glorious view of the Bay and tropical foliage through mahogany doors.

                        ...and a glorious view of the Bay and tropical foliage through mahogany doors.

                      • The villa is surrounded by lush foliage; this is outside the master bedroom.

                        The villa is surrounded by lush foliage; this is outside the master bedroom.

                      • The second bathroom is bright and spacious and leads to the outdoor shower.

                        The second bathroom is bright and spacious and leads to the outdoor shower.

                      • In the unique island stonework, we have our own fossilized fish in the shower.

                        In the unique island stonework, we have our own fossilized fish in the shower.

                      • Please come stay at La Bella Villa! It's perfect for 1 or 2 couples or a family!

                        Please come stay at La Bella Villa! It's perfect for 1 or 2 couples or a family!

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $343 - $529 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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