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Virgin Seabreeze -Lovely Villa W/Pool, Hot Tub, a/C

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our St. John home enjoys a spectacular location on the very edge of the National Park in Reef Bay, on the south shore of St. John. The south shore road ends about a quarter mile beyond us, and the house is located well away from the road. This creates an exceptionally peaceful, pristine and beautiful setting with no noise except the sound of surf breaking on the beach below you. The view is one of the island’s most unspoiled views of the National Park and the undeveloped southern coast of St John. The magnificent views include miles of turquoise and blue ocean, mountains covered with virgin subtropical rain forests, and the 'Big Sur' like shoreline of the National Park. The white sands of Reef Bay Beach lie directly below you and are accessible via a short hike. Reef Bay is one of St. John's most virgin National Park beaches where sea turtles still lay their eggs and snorkeling, swimming and beach walks are private and adventuresome. Although there’s a strong sense of being away from it all, it’s only a four mile drive into Cruz Bay.

Virgin Seabreeze is a Caribbean estate with a classic architectural heritage blended with a modern and comfortable interior. The estate consists of a large main house plus a 2-bedroom guesthouse. The living, dining and kitchen areas, plus the master bedroom, the pool bedroom, and the loft bedroom are located in the main house. The guesthouse is just off the main house and contains upper and lower bedrooms that share a recently remodeled bath. Outside the houses are terraced gardens, and an antique brick patio that contains a barbeque pit and a lovely outdoor dining area. The hot tub sits in an exceptionally private and romantic spot on the left side of the house, while the spacious pool and sundeck are on the lower level.
In the main house the large great room contains the living, dining and kitchen areas. On the ocean side screened sliding glass doors open to lovely views and a seaside deck, while glass doors on the garden side open to views of the courtyard and terraced gardens. The living room has custom built designer furniture that seats eight, and includes a 40” Sony flat screen cable TV/DVD, high speed internet and an AM/FM/CD stereo. You can dine inside at a mahogany table that seats 8, or outside at a 10-foot marble table that seats 8-10 under the gazebo on the patio. On the pool deck there are two tables that each seat four persons.
The recently remodeled kitchen has hardwood cabinets accented by granite countertops, tiled walls and a bow window that gives the chef a beautiful view of Reef Bay. Appliances include a 4-burner gas stove/oven, a refrigerator/freezer with icemaker, a dishwasher, 2 microwaves, a blender and coffee maker. There are hand painted decorative pieces and multiple sets of dinnerware. A Jennaire gas grill is on the brick patio, and a washer/dryer and freezer are located in an alcove off the great house.
The four bedrooms all have air conditioning, flat screen 26” TVs, water views and the subdued sounds of surf gently breaking on the beach below you. In the guesthouse, the upper and lower bedrooms each have a choice of a king bed or two twins, TV/DVD and an iPod clock radio. These two bedrooms share a tiled bath and shower that was completely remodeled in 2010. In the main house, the master bedroom has a 4-poster king bed, a TV/DVD plus an iPod, and beautiful views through sliding glass doors that open to a seaside deck. A separate tiled master bath and a shower serves the master bedroom. The fourth bedroom is off the pool deck (king bed or 2 twins) and has a tiled bath and shower (remodeled in 2010), TV plus AM/FM/CD player. A fifth bedroom, of sorts, is the loft with a ships ladder access off the great room. It contains an antique sleigh bed, desk, table, and small deck.

In sum, St John consistently wins green awards because it is one of the least developed, best preserved and most unspoiled and natural islands in the Caribbean, thanks largely to the presence of the National Park. In concert with this theme, Virgin Seabreeze is located in one of the least developed, most unspoiled and tranquil areas of St. John. Because the view looks into the National Park it has changed very little in the years Virgin Seabreeze has been renting. If you value peace and quiet and unspoiled vistas of green mountains and blue skies and seas, this location will greatly please you. As for the villa it’s a classic beauty that has been lovingly maintained and improved since it was built. It’s a spacious, comfortable and perfect house for this exceptional location.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Villa
  • 4600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master - King bed, TV/DVD, iPod clock radio, sea views...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Pool bdrm - King or twins, TV/DVD, sea views...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Guest Hse lower, king or twins, TV/DVD...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    Guest Hse upper - king or twins, TV/DVD, partial sea views...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Master - Mahogany cabinets and granite counters ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Pool level - Mahogany cabinets and granite counters ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Guesthouse - Mahogany cabinets and granite counters ...moreless

  • The guesthouse bath is cleverly located on a half floor off to the side of, and between, the upper and lower bedrooms...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The home includes beach towels, beach chairs and a cooler.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    40' Sony flat screen...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    You have a choice of dining; 1) in the great room, 2) on the brick patio under the gazebo, or 3) on the pool deck...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    bedrooms only...moreless

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

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher

Outside

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

Pool / Spa

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season (2 person rate)
Apr 11 - Dec 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,345

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

In Season (2 person rate)
Dec 12 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,950

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,560
In Season (2 person rate)
Jan 4 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,950

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

WEEKLY RENTAL RATES BASED ON # OF PEOPLE PER SEASON:

IN SEASON: Dec 12, 2015 - April 8, 2016

$3950/wk for 2 guests, $4300/wk for 3-4, $4650/wk for 5-8

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS: $5560/wk for 2-8

OFF SEASON: April 11. 2015 - Dec 11, 2015

$2345/wk for 2 guests, $2590/wk for 3-4, $2870/wk for 5-6, $3150/wk for 7-8

THANKSGIVING: Off Season rates apply

10% Hotel Tax/5% Service Charge

$500 Damage Deposit

50% due within 7 days of booking, Final payment due 60 days prior to arrival. Final payment for Christmas/New Years reservations is due 120 days prior to arrival.

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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

Reef Bay is on the edge of the National Park on the south coast of St John. the road from Cruz Bay dead ends at Reef Bay and the lack of through traffic keeps this area free from sight seeing tourists and day trippers and insures the tranquility and peacefulness of the area.

The Reef Bay view is one of the island’s most unspoiled views of the National Park and the undeveloped southern coast of St John. The magnificent views include miles of turquoise and blue ocean, mountains covered with virgin subtropical rain forests, and the 'Big Sur' like shoreline of the National Park. The white sands of Reef Bay Beach lie directly below you and are accessible via a short hike. Reef Bay is one of St. John's most virgin National Park beaches where sea turtles still lay their eggs and snorkeling, swimming and beach walks are private and adventuresome.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1988

Why Reef Bay:
When we first visited St. John it was love at first sight and we immediately began to dream about building a vacation home somewhere on the island. At that time (mid 1980s) we could have bought land anywhere – North Shore, Cruz Bay, Coral Bay, Great Cruz Bay – there were many choices. So we searched, and searched, and one day a local in the know advised us to visit Reef Bay and off we went. When we drove up the ridgeline and first saw Reef Bay we were absolutely awestruck by its rugged and untouched natural beauty, and its one of a kind gorgeous views of the National Park and the Caribbean. Long story short, we became one of the first couples to build in this beautiful wilderness on the edge of the Park. That was many years ago but we still return every year, and although today there are more homes in Reef Bay, it still offers the same bold beauty, soft tranquility, and sense of excitement and escape that we fell in love with so many years ago. The wonderfully unspoiled views of the Caribbean haven’t changed, and the lush, unblemished mountains and hillsides seem to get greener and denser every year. It’s as lovely today as the first time we banged our way out here in an old jeep on a bumpy dirt road. Today we ride in an air-conditioned SUV on a paved road, but the sense of escape, excitement and joy of being surrounded by unspoiled tropical beauty is still the same. We were captivated by Reef’s striking beauty when we first saw it, and we’re still awestruck every time we return. You will be too.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Virgin Seabreeze ia a unique blend of different themes. First, Seabreeze is traditional and also contemporary. The house is a beautiful example of the classic Danish architecture that has become a favorite on St John, with white masonry buildings, red tiled hip roofs, wooden shutter doors, antique brick patios and courtyards, gorgeous hand cut stonework, a spacious layout and terraced tropical gardens. Yet the interior of Seabreeze is modern, comfortable, and stylish with custom rattan furniture, precious antique accessories, mahogany, granite and glass baths, a/c in all bedrooms, and frequent upgrades and remodeling of the kitchen, baths and living room. Second, this home has a decidedly romantic essence that derives from its hideaway location, and is enhanced by an inviting hot tub in a secluded setting, a sunny pool surrounded by a large deck, lovely bedroom décor and furnishings, and patios and decks that offer enough privacy for full body tans. Third, this home has an adventuresome quality. The National Park beach below you is little known, little used and usually deserted. Depending on the surf, the swimming and snorkeling can be inviting, or you can go for a long walk on a deserted beach. A one mile hike along the beach brings you to a second beach at the head of Reef Bay, while National Park trails take you on more challenging hikes through the Park to Lameshur Bay, Bordeaux Mountain or Rams Head.


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Photos

  • Looking into the National Park and the coast of St. John from Virgin Seabreeze

    Looking into the National Park and the coast of St. John from Virgin Seabreeze

  • This view from the pool shows part of the main house

    This view from the pool shows part of the main house

  • The guest house has bedrooms on both levels

    The guest house has bedrooms on both levels

  • Just below you is Reef Bay Beach - shown on a calm day

    Just below you is Reef Bay Beach - shown on a calm day

  • Looking from the living area to the dining table

    Looking from the living area to the dining table

  • The interior table seats 8-10

    The interior table seats 8-10

  • The chef also an excellent view of the National Park

    The chef also an excellent view of the National Park

  • The hot tub is located in a very private spot on the side of the villa

    The hot tub is located in a very private spot on the side of the villa

  • Another view of the master bedroom

    Another view of the master bedroom

  • The upper bedroom in the guest house

    The upper bedroom in the guest house

  • The mahogany and granite bath in the guest house

    The mahogany and granite bath in the guest house

  • The ships ladder to the loft bedroom is located in the great room (far left)

    The ships ladder to the loft bedroom is located in the great room (far left)

  • The entrance to Virgin Seabreeze

    The entrance to Virgin Seabreeze

  • This is the other half of the main house

    This is the other half of the main house

  • There is a brick courtyard between the guest house and the main house

    There is a brick courtyard between the guest house and the main house

  • The living area

    The living area

  • Looking out at the view

    Looking out at the view

  • This is dining with a lovely view, at a marble table that seats 8 - 10

    This is dining with a lovely view, at a marble table that seats 8 - 10

  • The nighttime star gazing from the hot tub is magnificent

    The nighttime star gazing from the hot tub is magnificent

  • The master bedroom has a fantastic wake up view

    The master bedroom has a fantastic wake up view

  • This is the bedroom on the lower level, off the pool deck

    This is the bedroom on the lower level, off the pool deck

  • The lower bedroom in the guest house

    The lower bedroom in the guest house

  • The loft bedroom

    The loft bedroom

  • The view looking into the National Park & the unspoiled south coast of St. John

    The view looking into the National Park & the unspoiled south coast of St. John

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 06/30/2015
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