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Blue Vista: Oceanfront Eco Villa with Great View, Central Location!

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Last updated: 07/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

USVI - Water Island villa description

Blue Vista is a comfortable Water Island home, that has recently been equipped with solar power. It is centrally located on the island, and is within walking distance (less than 5 minutes) to Honeymoon Beach, the ferry dock, Pirates' Ridge Deli, and Limestone Beach. It sits on a hillside in a private wooded acre lot, with stunning views overlooking Limestone Bay. It has recently been refurbished, and a sleeping porch as well as a UV whole house water filter system has been added. Blue Vista's water is 100% drinkable; leave that bottled water behind! It has a large generously furnished open kitchen (12X17) with a central island that includes a gas cooktop. It has 2 large bedrooms, and 2 full baths. It also has a sleeping porch, den, and extra large dining/ family room. The owners have sole access to a small caretaker's quarters on the property, which is separate from Blue Vista and is never rented.

Blue Vista is on the Caribbean side of Water Island which has open exposure to the gentle trade wind breezes from the East. The house faces East to maximize that delightful ventilation. A large full length deck provides a terrific staging area to enjoy the dramatic views, watch the cruise ships arrive & depart, check out the sail boats and the mega yachts, or simply relax and read a book. Because the deck is on the east side of the house, it becomes a wonderful shaded retreat during the heat of the afternoon!

If you're not relaxing on the deck, you have probably driven the provided golf cart to Honeymoon Beach, one of the top beaches in the Virgin Islands! Bring your bathing suits & snorkeling gear (we'll provide the beach chairs & towels). Check out Heidi's gourmet beach grill for lunch or snacks, or bring along a picnic. Dinghy's Beach Bar provides adult beverages, meals, & musical entertainment on weekends.

You might also enjoy walking down to Limestone Beach to do some serious shelling. The access trail is adjacent to our property line. In fact Blue Vista is so close to Limestone Beach that you will hear the waves lapping on the shore as you go to sleep in our comfy beds.

Water Island is the smallest of the US Virgin Islands, and is located adjacent to the main harbor of St Thomas. When you arrive at the airport, you'll take a 5 minute taxi ride to Crown Bay Marina to take the Water Island Ferry (5-10 minutes). We will meet you when you arrive at the ferry dock to escort you to your stay at Blue Vista. We will also give you a tour of Blue Vista and provide you with any info you may need (such as where to stock-up on your favorite food & beverages). Other Water Island activites you'll want to enjoy are: Monday night movie on the beach, Wednesday night bingo, Friday night pizza buffet at Pirates' Ridge Deli, and Saturday night candle light dinner on the beach. There are also dinners available at Dinghy's Beach Bar.

It's also fun to take advantage of the regular ferry schedule to go shopping & sightseeing on St Thomas. Or for the more adventurous, charter a sailboat for the day, go on a fishing charter, or visit St John or the other Virgin Islands!

Keywords: Private, Caribbean, Virgin Islands, waterfront, villa, beach, purified water, fantastic view

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Water Island is a safe and wonderful place for kids! check out the playground/ pavalion at Honeymoon Beach!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

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

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            large generously furnished kitchen with central island & gas cooktop. From fixing snacks & drinks, light meals, or creating a culinary event, this kitchen makes a delightful place to cook!....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            spices, cooking oils, sugar, ziplock bags, ketchup, mustard, various condiments too numerous to list...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            side by side with filtered water & ice dispenser...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Top grade of stainless steel cookware...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            coffee maker with coffee grinder...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Towels Provided:

            bath & beach towels provided...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Blue Vista has a whole house UV water filtration system, so leave your bottled water behind! Our water is 100% drinkable and tastes great! The ice/ water in the refrigerator dispenser has been through 7 filters including 2 UV filters. Water at other sources in the house has been through at least 4 filters including 1 UV filter. Baths have grab bars located in the showers. Blue Vista is centrally located: just a 5 minute walk or less to Honeymoon Beach, the ferry dock, Pirate's Ridge Deli, and Limestone Beach. Stereo has Ipod docking system, 4 person golf cart, Property Manager on island...moreless


              • Games:

                card table with various card games on the sleeping porch...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Bring your ipod to plug in to our portable speaker unit....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                large flat screen TV with satellite...moreless

              • Television:

                large flat screen TV with satellite...moreless

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library


              • Mobile Phone:

                Bring your own cell phone. We have good reception for most major carriers including AT&T, Sprint, Verison...moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                large wrap-around deck with veiws to die for! 3 lounge chairs & teak table with 4 chairs, all with cushions...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                3 sets of snorkeling equipment, 2 water hammocks...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                available for daily rent at nearby vendor...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Oceanfront:

                    hillside oceanfront; sound of waves lapping on the shore. Limestone Beach is a secluded beach that is great for shelling & exploring , and is contingent to the rear of our property....moreless


                  • Restaurants
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services
                  • Cycling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Hiking
                  • Surfing
                  • Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Groceries
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Marina
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Ruins
                  • Live Theater
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Antiquing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Walking
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Mountain Biking


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  May 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  Christmas/ New Year
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 07/04/2014
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                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  St Thomas Airport
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Water Island Ferry
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Honeymoon Beach
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Dinghy's Joe's Beach Bar
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Mahogany Run Golf Course
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Heidi's Gourmet Grill

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Monday night movie on the beach (Honeymoon Beach), Wednesday morning yoga class and Wednesday night Bingo at Honeymoon Beach, Friday night all-you-can-eat pizza at Pirates' Ridge Deli, Saturday night candle light dinner on the beach (Honeymoon Beach), Sunset fishing for Tarpon at Flamingo Bay, Shelling at Limestone Beach


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: Christine & John are retired professionals who live in North Carolina. They love to travel and especially like warm weather & beaches!

                  Why the Owner Chose USVI - Water Island:
                  Water Island is especially appealing because it has no resorts, high-rise condos, or time shares. It also has no crime! Just a small island with friendly folk!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  We love the central location of Blue Vista; easy walks to our favorite places!

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                  Speaks: english



                  • Visit Blue Vista @ Water Island

                    Visit Blue Vista @ Water Island

                  • Kitchen


                  • Den


                  • Den


                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • sleeping porch with futon and wardrobe

                    sleeping porch with futon and wardrobe

                  • Dining on the deck

                    Dining on the deck

                  • the deck

                    the deck

                  • Solar Power at Blue Vista

                    Solar Power at Blue Vista

                  • Native Orchids on the property

                    Native Orchids on the property

                  • Honeymoon Beach

                    Honeymoon Beach

                  • Areial view of Water Island

                    Areial view of Water Island

                  • Blue Vista entrance (with provided golf cart)

                    Blue Vista entrance (with provided golf cart)

                  • Kitchen/ Breakfast

                    Kitchen/ Breakfast

                  • Den


                  • Guest Bedoom

                    Guest Bedoom

                  • Master Bath

                    Master Bath

                  • Dining/ Family Room

                    Dining/ Family Room

                  • the deck

                    the deck

                  • View from the deck

                    View from the deck

                  • Watching the Cruise Ships from the deck

                    Watching the Cruise Ships from the deck

                  • Honeymoon Beach

                    Honeymoon Beach

                  • View from the hilltop

                    View from the hilltop

                  VRBO #357736

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                  $242 - $335 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/04/14
                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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