Rockmere Villa: the Baths, Spring Bay, Panoramic Ocean Views, Private Elegance
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
The Baths villa description
Rockmere resides inside the Valley Trunk community, high upon the rocks that overlook the Baths, Spring Bay National Park, and both Little Valley and Big Valley Trunk Bays. From all the decks you can see the rocks that create the caves at the Baths and those that adorn the bays and beaches from there to Big Valley. The views extend across Sir Francis Drake Channel to Tortola, St. John and beyond. The property's 2 acres are planted to a wide range of tropical trees and flowering plants. The buildings are built literally on the large granite boulders that make up the geology of this part of Virgin Gorda with some boulders forming parts of the structures and pool. With the elevation of the property above any obstructions on all sides, the trade winds provide a cool breeze most times of the day.
The main house consists of a private bedroom with a california King and separate full bath. The living/dining area is one great room that opens onto a deck with breathtaking views. The living area opens on two walls so that living between the deck areas and the inside areas are seamless when the sliders are open in full.
Gemstone is a separate guest cottage across from the main building and consists of twin beds and a private bath. It is air conditioned as well.
Below the main house is another private suite with a bonus bedroom, full bath, and its own deck. This suite also offers both an indoor and outdoor shower and offers its own private path to the beach. The views from this deck are similar to those above just from a slightly lower elevation.
- 4000 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- Main building master bedroom is across an outside hallway from the main living area is not air conditioned but enjoys great evening breezes. Guest cabin bedroom is in a separate building and is air conditioned. Downstairs bedroom suite is very private below the main house with own deck, two showers, and is air conditioned....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Living Room seats 16
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
Location & View
- Beach View:
- Ocean View:
- Car Not Necessary
- Water View
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Jet Skiing
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Rockmere is located just a short walk from the Baths and all the beaches on the southwest end of Virgin Gorda. With their unusual massive granite boulders -- hiding hundreds of caves -- this is a beachcombers paradise. You can easily swim or walk to Big Valley, Little Trunk, Kraal, Spring Bay, the Baths, and Devils Bay. ...moreless
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Dec 16-January 5: $7,000/week January 6-April 15: 2 people: $4,000/wk; 4 people: $5,000/wk; 6 people: $6,000/wk April 16-Dec 15: 2 people: $3,000/wk; 4 people: $3,500/wk; 6 people: $4,000/wk Could accommodate 8 people if 4 can sleep in the suite (families). Call for rates We only accept personal checks, travellers checks, or cash. 50% deposit is required upon booking with balance due 45 days prior to arrival. No refunds for cancellations unless the space can be filled. Rates do not include a 7% BVI tax.
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- Nearest Airport: Virgin Gorda at 4 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Spanish Town at 2 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Little Trunk Bay at 100 Metres
- Nearest Barpub: Mad Dog at 200 Metres
- Nearest Restaurant: Mermaids at 1 Miles
About: My parents have owned this property for more than 40 years and recently transferred its ownership to my sister and me. We live in the USA and visit Virgin Gorda when my parents are up for the trip from California where they live full time.
Why The Baths:
My parents bought this property more than 40 years ago after vacationing in the area for years. They believe, as we do, that this is perhaps the most beautiful beach community in the world. Without a doubt the rock formations make this place exceedingly unique.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
In the morning, we all enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck overlooking the channel and the Baths and watching the different boats come and go from the moorings. Then its time to explore the beaches. You can walk just a few hundred feet to Little Valley and you will probably not see anyone. Stay and snorkel or head South to the Kraal and Spring Bay where if there is a ground sea, the surfing is great, or head North, over some rocks, to Big Valley where you can walk the long beach lined with palms. If you don't want to deal with people, skip the Baths one day and hike over to Devils Bay and Stony Point where you will find cool caves to body surf through or sit and sip a beer. Head back up the hill but stop at the Mad Dog for a refreshing island beverage and a BLT. You might head home for a nap and a book, or get into your car and explore other parts of the island in the afternoon, but head home in time for a shower and the sunset on the deck again as the sun sets behind Tortola. Dine at home and then finish off the evening listening to the coqui frogs chirping you to sleep.
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View from inside living room across the deck and out to the rocks at the Baths.
View of the deck looking back toward main house and to points North.
View of the baths from the top of the Studio.
View of front of main house from the jungle below.
Rainbow over Sir Francis Drake Channel
Path from parking area to main house
Bath in remodeled Gemstone.
Living area in the main house.
Kitchen in main house
View from downstairs suite porch.
master bath in the main house
Little Trunk Bay beach, just a few minutes walk from Rockmere
Typical post sunset looking out of the main house toward Tortola and St. John.
Steps down from main house out to the parking area.
Guest house 'Gemstone' and path down to the parking area from main house.
Dunk pool and patio; view of library and studio.
Master Bedroom in the main house
Deck of main house. Note the large accordion doors into the living area.
Downstairs suite in the main house
Pool area with ramp to main house deck
Dining room in main house.
path from parking area to pool area
Bedroom in the guest house, Gemstone.
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