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Rockmere Villa: the Baths, Spring Bay, Panoramic Ocean Views, Private Elegance

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View from inside living room across the deck and out to the rocks at the Baths.

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Guest cabin bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Two twin beds can be made together....moreless

  • Main building master bedroom: 1 king

    California King, private bath...moreless

  • Downstairs bedroom suite: 4 twin/ single

    2 twins can be made together; 1 is rollaway; 1 in own room....moreless

  • 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

  • Main house master bath: toilet, shower

    closets...moreless

  • Guest house bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Downstairs suite bathroom: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    indoor and outdoor showers...moreless

Entertainment

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    You can see the rocks of the Baths and surrounding beaches from the deck....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    1 minute walk to little valley trunk bay; another 30 seconds to Spring Bay; 5 minute walk to Baths or just swim over!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    180 degree view of sir francis drake channel and Tortola....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    From little valley you can walk another minute to Spring Bay and the Kraal....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
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summer
Apr 16 - Dec 15, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,300

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$4,200

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Could accommodate 8 people if 4 can sleep in the suite (families). Pricing also varies based on the number of sleeping areas used due to the daily maid service. Bookings managed by local property manager not through VRBO.

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.


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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Location

  • The Baths

    "Does this really need an explanation? If you have not been to the Baths, you need to."

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  • Chez Bamboo

    "One of the better restaurants in town for a quiet evening."

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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Virgin Gorda
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Mad Dog
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Spanish Town
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mermaids
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Little Trunk Bay

Car: Not Necessary

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.

 

Manager info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from inside living room across the deck and out to the rocks at the Baths.

    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 deck looking back toward main house and to points North.

  • View of the baths from the top of the Studio.

    View of the baths from the top of the Studio.

  • View of front of main house from the jungle below.

    View of front of main house from the jungle below.

  • Rainbow over Sir Francis Drake Channel

    Rainbow over Sir Francis Drake Channel

  • Path from parking area to main house

    Path from parking area to main house

  • Bath in remodeled Gemstone.

    Bath in remodeled Gemstone.

  • Living area in the main house.

    Living area in the main house.

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Kitchen in main house

    Kitchen in main house

  • View from downstairs suite porch.

    View from downstairs suite porch.

  • master bath in the main house

    master bath in the main house

  • Little Trunk Bay beach, just a few minutes walk from Rockmere

    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.

    Typical post sunset looking out of the main house toward Tortola and St. John.

  • Steps down from main house out to the parking area.

    Steps down from main house out to the parking area.

  • Guest house 'Gemstone' and path down to the parking area from main house.

    Guest house 'Gemstone' and path down to the parking area from main house.

  • Dunk pool and patio; view of library and studio.

    Dunk pool and patio; view of library and studio.

  • Master Bedroom in the main house

    Master Bedroom in the main house

  • Deck of main house. Note the large accordion doors into the living area.

    Deck of main house. Note the large accordion doors into the living area.

  • Downstairs suite in the main house

    Downstairs suite in the main house

  • Pool area with ramp to main house deck

    Pool area with ramp to main house deck

  • Dining room in main house.

    Dining room in main house.

  • path from parking area to pool area

    path from parking area to pool area

  • Bedroom in the guest house, Gemstone.

    Bedroom in the guest house, Gemstone.

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Villa
Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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