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Affordable Downtown 1-Bedroom Apt: Experience Small Town Island Living

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Bedroom, AC unit, fan, linens and lots of pillows.

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Last updated: 03/22/2014

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Christiansted apartment description

This 17th century property is located in the heart of downtown Christiansted. The property comprises of two buildings. A main commercial/residential structure that faces King St and a smaller building both characteristic of the Danish West Indian style. This one bedroom apartment is the downstairs of the smaller building and nestled in the back courtyard. It features a full kitchen, bathroom and living room/dining area. Both adorable and affordable this is a great vacation rental option for singles and couples who want to immerse themselves in small-island town life.

We are one block away from the best bakery in town where locals line up every morning to get Crucian style 'titi bread' 'butter bread', 'bush tea' and other breakfast favorites. In a two to three block radius are some of the best local food spots serving up dishes like roti, stewed oxtail, curry goat, salt fish and ducanna, kallaloo and other Crucian/Caribbean delicacies. We are also five minutes away from fine dining restaurants, historic churches and cemeteries, exquisite handmade jewelry shops, museums, nightlife, cool bars and restaurants on the boardwalk, great duty-free shopping, the seaplane (in case you want to hop over to/or are hopping over from St. Thomas) and even the beach! On the boardwalk you can organize sailing, jet skiing, fishing, and head over to Buck Island or the Cay for swimming and snorkeling. And because of the great town location you are just a taxi ride away from everything else that St. Croix has to offer. If you choose to rent a car there is agency in walking distance.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Apartment is located inside a gated courtyard with a lovely garden and historic stone and coral wall....moreless

              Entertainment

                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Budget
                  • Historic

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        Heart of downtown Christiansted, in the mix of everything....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Paragliding
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 2 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        In the bedroom there is an air conditioner....moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bathroom towels are provided....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove

                      Outside

                          • Bicycles
                           

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                          1 night min stay
                          $75

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                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $50
                          • Cleaning $50
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Cancellation policy:

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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2011

                          About the owner: My husband is a musician and I am a visual artist. Although my family is originally from Barbados & Trinidad & Tobago I grew up in the Virgin Islands (both St. Thomas & St. Croix). I left to study at Columbia University in NY and then later at the Institute Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba where I met my future husband who at the time was studying to be an opera singer. We met my third day in Havana and have been inseparable ever since. I currently teach at the University of the Virgin Islands, work as a professional artist and manage our real estate investments. My husband works in developing our new business (a Latin Dance Studio & Nightclub slated to open Sept. 2013) and has his own salsa band and Latin jazz trio. Since leaving Cuba in 2005, we have traveled many places in the world, but both agree that St. Croix is something special. That's why we have chosen to build our lives and raise a family here.

                          Why the Owner Chose Christiansted:
                          We were attracted to this property because we were looking for our own space to teach our salsa classes. We saw it on a Friday afternoon and had an offer in on Monday morning. We love the location and the historical architectural details. We did 80% of the work ourselves, but in true Caribbean form many friends have helped us along the way. This has been a project of a lifetime and a dream come true for both of us. But most of all we are happy to bring more joy and beauty into our community and share it with locals and visitors alike.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          There are many beautiful hotels, villas and luxury homes on St. Croix that sell a particular vision of an island paradise. What this property offers is authentic urban island living. You will get a chance to immerse yourself in our beautiful Crucian culture without compromising comfort or style. If you want to stretch your vacation dollars to be able to experience the culture and all St. Croix has to offer, this is the rental for you.


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                          • Bedroom, AC unit, fan, linens and lots of pillows.

                            Bedroom, AC unit, fan, linens and lots of pillows.

                          • Kitchen: gas stove+oven, microwave and fridge.

                            Kitchen: gas stove+oven, microwave and fridge.

                          • Living room/dining room area.

                            Living room/dining room area.

                          • Shower

                            Shower

                          • Street view of larger building. Entrance to courtyard is visible on the left.

                            Street view of larger building. Entrance to courtyard is visible on the left.

                          • Exterior: Cute and comfortable. Close to everything & nestled in a walled courtyard.

                            Exterior: Cute and comfortable. Close to everything & nestled in a walled courtyard.

                          • View from the bedroom to the living/dining/kitchen area. TV and Smart DVD player in bedroom too with access to Netflix, Hulu+ etc..at the press of a button.

                            View from the bedroom to the living/dining/kitchen area. TV and Smart DVD player in bedroom too with access to Netflix, Hulu+ etc..at the press of a button.

                          • Dining area for two.

                            Dining area for two.

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Mosaic stone floor.

                            Mosaic stone floor.

                          • Smaller building. #422428 is downstairs. #513044 is upstairs

                            Smaller building. #422428 is downstairs. #513044 is upstairs

                          • Exterior: Hibiscus plants bloom in walled courtyard,

                            Exterior: Hibiscus plants bloom in walled courtyard,

                          VRBO #422428

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                          $75 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

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