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USVI, Water Island; Oceanfront Villa; Views, Pool, Nearby Beach

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12X30 shared pool with swimup bar overlooking Flamingo Bay

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

USVI - Water Island condo description

Windswept 1 has primarily been used as a family vacation home since it was built in 2009. We have decided to make it more available to rental guests beginning with the 2013-2014 season.

Windswept 1 is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom oceanfront condominium located on quiet, peaceful Water Island, USVI. Described in a Boston Globe feature article (December 6, 2009) as 'A Homeland Treasure', Water Island is the smallest and most recent addition to the U.S. Virgin Islands. This 491.5 acre island has a population of less than 500 people, and is the best choice for those who are truly looking to relax and get away from modern civilization.

Windswept 1 is a semi attached condominium in one of the most beautiful tropical settings of the Caribbean with ocean views from every window. It is one of five cliffside condominiums built on 1.3 acres of land. Each condo is individually decorated by the owner. Windswept 1 has state of the art kitchen appliances including a French door stainless refrigerator and convection stove. The floor tiles are hand made from Mexico. You will even notice the paw prints in the tiles that occurred as they were drying in the Mexican sun.

Enjoy your morning coffee relaxing on the front patio watching the sun come up over the tip of St. Thomas as the cruise ships enter the harbor. In the afternoon, enjoy drinks at the swim up bar in the shared 12x30 pool, overlooking Flamingo Bay.

Honeymoon Beach is a short five minute drive in the golf cart, provided for your use, during your stay. You can soak up the sun, enjoy the warm, turqoise waters of the Caribbean and have lunch at Heidi's Honeymoon Grill or Dinghy's. Heidi also offers a gourmet dinner on Saturday evenings on the beach. Enjoy excellent food and drink with a gorgeous sunset over the ocean.

Monday night movies on Honeymoon beach is a favorite. The movie is free and you can purchase hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks. Where else in the Caribbean can you pull up to a large screen movie on the beach in your golf cart?

When you tire of all this, St. Thomas is a short, ten minute ferry ride away. The ferry makes frequent trips daily. Enjoy shopping, first class restaurants, golf and many other activities. It is also easy access to St. John and the BVIs. If you are interested in snorkeling or deep sea fishing, private charters from Water Island can be arranged.

At the end of your day, retire to your king size master bed and watch the lights of St. Thomas twinkle while listening to the waves crashing against the rocks and the trade winds blowing.

Windswept is truly the seaside retreat of your dreams. We welcome you to be our guest for your next tropical vacation! You deserve it!

Inquire if additional space needed. VRBO#265978 is a very similar attached unit.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Guest signing rental agreement must be at least 21yrs....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Bedrooms are on the second floor....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Four person golf cart, property manager on island, UV water filtration system...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Duty Free Shops
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Oceanfront:

                    You can see ocean from every window in the condo. Living area and master bedroom have oceanfront views. Second bedroom has views of Flamingo Bay...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Bar with seating for four. Outdoor dining with table and four chairs....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Both bedrooms...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Gorgeous view of St. Thomas...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Personal cell phones work...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath towels and beach towels...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry detergent provided...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Keurig coffee maker with variety of coffees...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Variety of cooking tools...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Fully stocked with dishes and utensils...moreless

                  • Dishwasher

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf:

                    Mahogany Run in St. Thomas...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Available for rental at Dinghy's on Honeymoon Beach...moreless

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

                  Pool / Spa

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Holiday
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,300
                      Winter
                      Jan 3 - Apr 3, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,100

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Cancellation Policy: Deposit will be returned minus a $75.00 administrative fee if cancellation is made more than sixty days prior to arrival. If cancellation is within sixty days of arrival date, deposit will not be returned but can be used towards another booking.

                      Deposit of 50% required at booking to confirm reservation. Remaining 50% due thirty days prior to arrival date.

                      Check in time is 4PM on day of arrival. Check out time is 10AM on day of departure.


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                      Last updated: 12/20/2014
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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Cyril King, St. Thomas, USVI
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Dinghy's at Honeymoon Beach
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Water Island/St. Thomas
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Mahogany Run, St. Thomas
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Honeymoon Beach
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Honeymoon

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Water Island is a vacation destination for travelers who want to get away from it all but still have most of the amenities of home. Windswept is a quiet complex of five condominiums with a shared pool. Guests of Windswept enjoy tropical weather, a great beach and a pool to cool off. Although there are no restaurants or stores, meals and drinks at Heidi's and Dinghy's on the beach are available every day. This is a location meant for relaxation and rejuvenating.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: My wife and I have vacationed for years in the Caribbean and always hoped one day to have a place of our own on one of the islands. We learned of a piece of property on Water Island for sale that had once housed a military barracks. We visited the island and the site for the first time and loved it. The island was quiet and the people were very welcoming. The oceanfront views from the barracks site were spectacular. We jumped at the opportunity to build, along with four other couples from Maine. We have rented our condo on a smaller scale since 2010. For the 2013-2014 season, we are making our condo more available for rental guests. We would love the opportunity to share it with you. Karen Dumond, who along with her husband owns Windswept 2, manages the rentals for both Windswept 1 & 2.

                      Why the Owner Chose USVI - Water Island:
                      Windswept sits on one of the most gorgeous pieces of property that we have seen in our travels through the Caribbean. Even though we didn't know anything about building in the Caribbean, we had to go for it! The purchase and building was a three year process with many stresses. Building on an island several hundred miles away had many challenges. As we think back, we laugh at these challenges now as we are sharing Windswept with family and friends.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      Water Island is where we go to get away from it all. The sun, the pool, the beach and the cool breezes are all very relaxing. We have all the amenities that we have at home but none of hassles. The island is very quiet but not remote. St. Thomas is a quick, 10 minute fery ride away if you want to go to a nice restaurant or do a little shopping. The best of both worlds.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • 12X30 shared pool with swimup bar overlooking Flamingo Bay

                        12X30 shared pool with swimup bar overlooking Flamingo Bay

                      • Windswept Villas. The yellow villa is Windswept 1 & 2.

                        Windswept Villas. The yellow villa is Windswept 1 & 2.

                      • Windswept Villas with St. Thomas in the background.

                        Windswept Villas with St. Thomas in the background.

                      • Imagine preparing meals while looking at the view in the next picture...

                        Imagine preparing meals while looking at the view in the next picture...

                      • Living area. Couch faces the ocean.

                        Living area. Couch faces the ocean.

                      • Master king sized bed facing same oceanfront views

                        Master king sized bed facing same oceanfront views

                      • Second bedroom with twin beds overlooking pool and Flamingo Bay

                        Second bedroom with twin beds overlooking pool and Flamingo Bay

                      • Plenty of patio space with front and back ocean views

                        Plenty of patio space with front and back ocean views

                      • Spend endless hours on Honeymoon beach with a beverage. Relax, read, swim

                        Spend endless hours on Honeymoon beach with a beverage. Relax, read, swim

                      • Yachts anchored off Honeymoon Beach as the sun sets.

                        Yachts anchored off Honeymoon Beach as the sun sets.

                      • Walk the island on almost empty roads, surrounded by ocean views

                        Walk the island on almost empty roads, surrounded by ocean views

                      • Thank-you for choosing Windswept! We hope you enjoy your stay!

                        Thank-you for choosing Windswept! We hope you enjoy your stay!

                      • Welcome!

                        Welcome!

                      • The palm tree was saved during construction and the pool was built around it

                        The palm tree was saved during construction and the pool was built around it

                      • Stainless appliances, Keurig coffee maker, ice machine, marguerita maker.

                        Stainless appliances, Keurig coffee maker, ice machine, marguerita maker.

                      • Enjoy morning coffee and late afternoon drinks watching the cruise ships pass by

                        Enjoy morning coffee and late afternoon drinks watching the cruise ships pass by

                      • Start your day with a gorgeous sunrise view. Master bedroom faces this view.

                        Start your day with a gorgeous sunrise view. Master bedroom faces this view.

                      • Luxury yacht anchored in front. St. Thomas in the background.

                        Luxury yacht anchored in front. St. Thomas in the background.

                      • Sunset from second bedroom balcony

                        Sunset from second bedroom balcony

                      • View of sun drenched pool and Flamingo Bay from second bedroom balcony

                        View of sun drenched pool and Flamingo Bay from second bedroom balcony

                      • Honeymoon Beach. Meals are available on the beach from Heidi's or Dinghy's.

                        Honeymoon Beach. Meals are available on the beach from Heidi's or Dinghy's.

                      • What better end to a perfect tropical day than dinner on the beach?

                        What better end to a perfect tropical day than dinner on the beach?

                      • Windswept from Flamingo Bay.

                        Windswept from Flamingo Bay.

                      VRBO #331951

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                      $2,100 - $2,300 per week (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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