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Cloud Nine: Spectacular Panoramic Island and Sunset Views, Privacy, Pool, Spa

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Last updated: 11/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Gift Hill villa description

Cloud Nine is located on a hilltop 640 feet above the Caribbean Sea where you can see mountain peaks 80 miles away. With spectacular views, gentle trade winds, and the twinkling lights of distant islands Cloud Nine combines the comforts of traditional Caribbean architecture with casual elegance and creates a private, romantic and restful environment. There are beds for up to nine people at this vacation villa. At night after a beautiful sunset, the soft lighting, gentle trade winds and twinkling lights of distant islands create a seductive and tranquil ambiance. A covered walkway connects the living room/kitchen with the bedroom wing.

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Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Inquire about small children...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                As you can see in the photos the pool is central to the courtyard/deck area so parents of small children must consider this feature....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Daybed in Great Room: 1 twin/ single

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              • Full Standup Loft with AC: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

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              • Master Bedroom with AC : 1 king

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              • Master Bedroom 2 with AC: 1 king

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              • 2 Master Bedrooms, each with a king size bed, AC and double doors open onto the private pool. Each have a bath with shower. The large stand up loft can sleep up to 4 with a queen size bed and two singles. There is a dresser, night tables, windows and AC. There is an additional twin daybed in the great room. A playpen is available on request. A bathroom with shower and the laundry room is off the LR/DR area at the base of the steps to the loft....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Panoramic ocean views of up to twenty islands and cays with spectacular, year-round sunsets. Private hilltop location, with tropical landscaping Caribbean indoor-outdoor living, with a central courtyard and pool, shaded gazebo, covered walkways, and extensive deck, all on a single level Less than ten minutes from the many restaurants and shops of Cruz Bay Large built-in spa with panoramic ocean views and sunsets...moreless

                  Entertainment

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

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Ocean View:

                        Spectacular views of the waters and islands between St. John and St. Thomas. Sunset views turning to twinkling lights of St. Thomas at night....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Dine under the gazebo outdoors or at another table indoors in the great room....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Air conditioning in all rooms of the house....moreless

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

                        Living room/dining room with great views, comfortable seating....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Driveway with ample room for several cars...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Cordless phone with unlimited free calling to the U.S. mainland Answering Machine...moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        contacts on request...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Filtered drinking water in the kitchen. No need to buy bottled water....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        with icemaker...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Tennis:

                        Tennis courts in town....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Dinersclub
                      • Discover
                      • Eurocard
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter Rate
                      Jan 5 - Apr 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,500

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay
                      $350

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      All rates are for 2 people. Add $25 per person per night for additional guests.

                      Less than 7 night reservations are possible when 6 or fewer nights are open between other bookings OR on special request. Please call or write for details on any booking less than a week for any surcharge applicable.

                      50% deposit to hold reservation, 50% balance due 60 days in advance

                      We accept checks, credit cards and PayPal.


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                      Last updated: 11/23/2014
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                      Location

                      16 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      St. Thomas
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Tony's Kitchen
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Cruz Bay Ferry Dock and St. Thomas car barge
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Tony's Kitchen, many in Cruz Bay
                      0.75 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Chocolate Hole, Hart Bay or Monte Bay at Rendevous

                      Car: Recommended

                      St John is 2/3 Virgin Islands National Park. There are many excellent hiking trails, including the famous Reef Bay Trail with the petroglyphs inscribed on rocks by the pond and waterfall. Take the tour with a park guide and return to town by boat or hike the 2.5 mile trail on your own.

                      Enjoy cultural events and archeological sites, including artifacts found in recent digs displayed at the waterfront museum at Cinnamon Bay.

                      During high season there is the National Park Seminar Series with guided hikes, kayak or architectural tours with local experts.

                      Annual events to challenge your fitness include: September - The Love City Triathlon, February - 8 Tuff Miles, May - Beach to Beach Power Swim St. John School of the Arts offers a concert series. Enjoy a variety of musical venues at local bars and restaurants, including Wednesday night open mic at Sun Dog Café in Mongoose Junction. Explore an excellent variety of shopping, including art galleries, open art studios, fine jewelry, island, sport clothes, surfing and island fancy.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1996

                      About the owner: We are Allen and Linda. We and our two teen daughters are residents of St. John and have lived on St. John since 1990. We chose St. John as our ideal home after exploring the Caribbean and Bahamas by sailboat. We manage Cloud Nine and Pebble Cove on East End ourselves and it is very important to us that our guests are pleased with the property. We love the views from the large courtyard deck, perfect for spectacular sunsets, rainbows in the rain, moonlit nights and wonderful stargazing from the hot tub. Every time we walk in the door we are still charmed by the view!

                      Why the Owner Chose Gift Hill:
                      We wanted to offer this pleasure to our guests as well. We also love the relative coolness of this particular Gifft Hill location. The sun keeps the pool warm, but gentle breezes keep the house very comfortable year round. The courtyard opens to the view and offers plenty of privacy, a feature most guests highly value. Yes, you can swim, sunbathe or soak in the spa with no bathing suit.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                      A short drive to the beaches, close to town yet uniquely private. This is the perfect location from which to explore St. John. We love sitting on the deck under the stars or under the shade of the gazebo and watching the play of light and wind on the waters below. The sunsets and lights of St. Thomas are magical!


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                      $2,450 - $3,500 per week (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 11/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 1999
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/23/2014
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