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Blue Skies -- 4 Master Suites, Large Pool, Decks, Views, Sunsets!

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Great Cruz Bay villa description

Blue Skies Villa is located in St. John's popular upscale Great Cruz Bay area. It is on a picturesque and quiet estate road with similar rental properties. Access is extremely easy, as it is located within two miles of Cruz Bay, yet you will enjoy total privacy. You can see Blue Skies' distinctive blue roofs as you drive towards to the villa. Pull into the ample parking area, and walk up to the villa on the native Island stone stairs that are lined with bougainvillea and Oleander. You will find the villa to be charming and understated--with an emphasis on ease of living, relaxation, and comfort.

Two structures make up Caribbean Blue Skies – a Main House on the upper level, and a Guest House on the pool deck level (the pool is large by Island standards). Large, wrap-around decks connect the structures, providing plenty of places for sunning and to enjoy the outdoors.

The villa features a bright, airy ambience--with tile floors, skylights, ceiling fans, and cushioned rattan furnishings. The full kitchen has every appliance you could need, including ice-maker (with purified water), blender, microwave, toaster, electric crisper, and, of course, a stove, dishwasher, sink and oven. The two air conditioned king master bed/baths are decorated in Caribbean colors and are appointed with art that was gathered from around the world. Each bedroom has its own private deck area. One master bathroom features fabulous hand-crafted Caribbean stone walls, and a romantic double shower that faces toward the sunset. the other King Master can be made into twin beds if you wish. The bathroom for this bedroom features a double sink and toilet that can be converted into a powder room. A flat screen TV, stereo/DVD, and WIFI is provided.

The Guest House has two more bedrooms, both full of color, and both with double doors that give you immediate access to the wrap-around decks. Each bedroom in the Guest House is a queen, with its own air conditioning and bathroom en suite. One of the bathrooms contains a bathtub for soaking. A kitchenette with a small refrigerator, sink, and microwave makes it easy to enjoy some time away from the other guests.

Enjoy fabulous views in three directions, including two different bays. To the North you can see Great Cruz Bay Harbor and the beach at the Westin Hotel. To the West, you look out over Pillsbury Sound between St. John and St. Thomas, and you will be treated to glamorous sunsets.

You will enjoy St. John at its best when you stay at Blue Skies. The large swimming pool is perfect for an early morning dip. The best breezes on the Island will enhance your enjoyment of the sunset at cocktail time. You will also enjoy the second mini-kitchen on the pool deck where cold drinks can be handy. The gas barbecue grill makes meals at home fun to prepare and with any luck tasty and nourishing.

Dining can be indoors, or make use of the large outdoor teak dining table that seats eight. You can also take a short walk to the Westin Hotel where you are welcome to enjoy any of the restaurants as well as the beach and sport facilities.

The grounds at Caribbean Blue Skies are lush and mature, and full of color. Something is always blooming and fragrant. Walkways extend from the bedroom decks to other areas of the property, or you can just relax outside your bedroom and enjoy nature. We take pride in the natural beauty of Blue Skies.

Every bedroom has double doors that lead to the outdoors. The extra-large wraparound decks afford views in three directions: Sunset view over St. Thomas, sailboats in Great Cruz Bay, and Chocolate Hole. Short stroll to beach, sports, restaurants, and exercise facilities (including tennis) at the Westin Hotel.

Caribbean Blue Skies -- Main House and Guest House: 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, air-conditioning, pool, decks, views, breezes, sunsets. The airy comfortable atmosphere makes for perfect relaxation.

Keywords: House, Villa, Great Cruz Bay, Pool, Sunsets, Sunset views, Island stone walkways, four bedrooms, bathroom with tub

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator:

            Large refrigerator in Main House. Small refrigerator in Guest House....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen in Main House, Kitchenette in Guest House....moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Catering Available

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Large driveway area. All paved roads to house....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Each bedroom has separate A/C....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            Flat screen cable TV...moreless

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

          Communications

          • Wireless Internet
          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Wraparound decks on both levels. Private sitting areas off each bedroom....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                Great Cruz Bay to the North. Pillsbury Sound and St. Thomas to the West....moreless

              • Beach View:

                Sandy beach at the Westin Hotel, Great Cruz Bay....moreless

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Parasailing
              • Laundromat
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Hospital
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Ruins
              • Restaurants
              • Groceries
              • Snorkeling
               

              Reviews

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              In Season:  Main House & Guest House .. $4,900/Week .. Main House Only-$4,500/Week
              Off Season: Main House & Guest House .. $3,600/Week .. Main House Only-$3,000/Week
              Christmas or New Year's Week ...... $5,500/Week
              Thanksgiving ...................... $4,500/Week
              President's Week .................. $5,300/Week
              $500 Refundable Security Deposit
              V.I. Tax of 10% is additional.
              Off Season 4/15 - 12/15 ..... In Season 12/15 - 4/15
              

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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1994

              About the owner: We've loved St. John since we first discovered it in 1976. Looking back, there's nowhere we've been that can equal St. John for natural beauty. Our ambition for our villa was to create an atmosphere where we could feel part of nature, but where we and our guests could also feel comfortable. We love Blue Skies and we think you will too. As one guest reported... 'How healing this place is! Only light and breeze and laughter here. How fortunate we were to stay in such a beautiful villa. Thank you for sharing this with all of us. I leave a gentler, happier person.'

              Why the Owner Chose Great Cruz Bay:
              We had the good luck to come upon Blue Skies in 1994. We were staying at Caneel Bay that year. One day we took a stroll by the water's edge until we got to Cruz Bay. Along the way we talked about how great it would be if we had a place on St. John and we agreed that we probably couldn't afford to buy. We checked with an agent in town and had our fears confirmed. As it happened, the next day we were playing tennis at Caneel and my partner was a real estate agent (she was also the wife of the then manager). She said she could show us lots of houses in our price range and the next day, she did. Our bid was accepted and before we knew it, I was engaged in the renovation of what was then a 17-year-old house built by the previous owner who was in the construction industry. The location of Blue Skies on Great Cruz Bay Road is prime. It has the best views and the best breezes in the area. That's not surprising because the former owner could pick and choose the location for his home. The area was barely developed when he established the residence. It's been a labor of love for us ever since the day we closed the deal to buy the house. We might not have been able to afford a more grand house but we couldn't have found one that had better 'bones' or more potential. To start, I spent most of the year on Island converting the villa into the comfortable residence it is now. There is not one interior wall that remains from the house that we bought. The exterior is entirely changed as well. Of course, we added a pool and created an easy connection between the main house and the guest house. We visit St. John as often as we can - usually four or five times a year. It's where we come to enjoy family occasions as well as down time with our friends. Lester and I also love to travel. Wherever we go, Blue Skies is present in our hearts and minds. You'll find items that seemed appropriate for our Caribbean getaway that were collected from all over the world. Enjoy!

              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
              Beautiful views including glorious sunsets, large pool, wrap-around decks, great breezes, comfortable home, close to town and restaurants, within walking distance of the Westin Hotel with its beaches, restaurants, gym and tennis courts


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              Photos

              • Enjoy gorgeous sunset views from the wraparound decks.

                Enjoy gorgeous sunset views from the wraparound decks.

              • Native stone stairs lined with Bougainvillea and Oleander lead to the main house

                Native stone stairs lined with Bougainvillea and Oleander lead to the main house

              • Kitchen has all appliances plus ice-maker (purified water) and electric crisper

                Kitchen has all appliances plus ice-maker (purified water) and electric crisper

              • Master bath with hand-crafted stone walls features double shower looking to view

                Master bath with hand-crafted stone walls features double shower looking to view

              • This Master bath features two sinks and two toilets and a lighted stall shower

                This Master bath features two sinks and two toilets and a lighted stall shower

              • Large wrap-around decks on each level. Kitchenette is just inside the door

                Large wrap-around decks on each level. Kitchenette is just inside the door

              • Queen bedroom has bath with tub. A/C and fans. Slider to private deck area.

                Queen bedroom has bath with tub. A/C and fans. Slider to private deck area.

              • Caribbean Blue Skies is on a gentle hillside above Great Cruz Bay.

                Caribbean Blue Skies is on a gentle hillside above Great Cruz Bay.

              • Enjoy cocktails and dinner on the large deck. (Rectangular table for 8 not shown

                Enjoy cocktails and dinner on the large deck. (Rectangular table for 8 not shown

              • Enjoy artwork, and unique accessories that were gathered from around the world

                Enjoy artwork, and unique accessories that were gathered from around the world

              • King Master with private deck, Island stone bath, a/c, and ceiling fan

                King Master with private deck, Island stone bath, a/c, and ceiling fan

              • Colorful 2nd King bedroom in Main House. Bath, private deck area, a/c, fan.

                Colorful 2nd King bedroom in Main House. Bath, private deck area, a/c, fan.

              • Relax around the large pool. Teak chaises, comfortable hammock, table and chairs

                Relax around the large pool. Teak chaises, comfortable hammock, table and chairs

              • The two Guest House bedrooms share a kitchenette and a small seating area

                The two Guest House bedrooms share a kitchenette and a small seating area

              • 2nd queen with a/c and fans looks to Westin. Skylighted bath. Access to deck

                2nd queen with a/c and fans looks to Westin. Skylighted bath. Access to deck

              • Aerial view gives you a good idea of how the house is laid out.

                Aerial view gives you a good idea of how the house is laid out.

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