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Casa Del Sol-Pool, Amazing Views, a/C, Fully Screened!

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Casa Del Sol is a stately custom built home with a gorgeous 180 degree view

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Last updated: 06/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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Property description

Casa Del Sol is a gorgeous plantation style home that consists of a majestic 2-level stone main house that is flanked on both sides by a 2-level bedroom tower. The building materials and the design of Casa Del Sol are traditional Caribbean, with handsome arched stonework and antique brick patios, two grand stairways, fully screened and custom built mahogany doors and windows, terra cotta tiled floors, and beamed cathedral ceilings. It enjoys a wonderfully scenic and sunny location in the top row of villas in the exclusive and private neighborhood of Klein Bay, on the south shore of St. John. It’s less than a 10 minute drive into Cruz Bay with all its colorful restaurants, bars and boutiques, and it’s less than a 10 minute walk down to swimming and snorkeling at the small beach below the house. Klein Bay is a neighborhood with no commercial hotels or condos and very limited residential development, so this area has maintained its unique beauty and peaceful character.
As for the house, it is beautiful to behold and wonderful to enjoy. The great room and two bedrooms are on the upper level, while the lower level contains two bedrooms, pool, wet bar, a fifth full bath and a covered deck and sun decks. That gives everybody plenty of room and privacy while also providing many common areas for people to share together.
In 2014 the entire villa was remodeled with a custom install of fully screened doors and windows. One of the objectives of the remodel was to insure that the soothing Caribbean winds can drift through the house, but the no-see-ums and other flying insects cannot. With arched stone windows and doorways it cost almost $300,00 to effectively remodel every door and window, but the job was a complete success that now greatly enhances the comfort and livability of Casa Del Sol.

All the bedrooms are air conditioned with screened mahogany doors and windows, terra cotta tiled floors, queen mahogany beds, plantation style furniture, custom built mahogany and granite baths, and showers with a lovely view. Both upper bedrooms open to their own 100 sq/ft covered balcony with a lovely view, while the lower bedrooms also open to a covered deck with scenic views. Each bedroom includes a custom granite and mahogany bath and shower.

On the upper level there is a 650 square foot great room that contains the living, dining and kitchen areas. With its handsome stone walls, arched screened mahogany doors and windows, beamed cathedral ceiling, terra cotta tiled floors, and wicker and mahogany furniture, this room recreates the feeling of a classic Caribbean plantation. Yet it also includes a 32” flat screen TV/DVD, high speed wireless internet, and an AM/FM stereo/CD played through 4 ceiling mounted speakers in the great room, with another 4 speakers on the lower level at the wet bar and pool, with volume controls on both levels.

The kitchen combines beauty and function with mahogany cabinets and granite counter tops, a side by side refrigerator and freezer with water and ice dispenser, a 4 burner glass topped electric stove with 36” standard and convection ovens, a microwave, dishwasher, blender, toaster, and coffeemaker. A 12 piece set of Calphalon cookware and abundant dishes, dinnerware, and dining linens for a party of 10 are provided.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 3

    Beds: queen (1) Notes: a/c, 260 sq/ft, opens to covered deck...moreless

  • Bedroom 4

    Beds: queen (1) Notes: a/c, 260 sq/ft, opens to covered deck...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    a/c, 290 sq/ft bdrm, 100 sq/ft covered balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    Beds: queen (1) Notes: a/c, 290 sq/ft bdrm, 100 sq/ft cover...moreless

  • All four bedrooms are air conditioned with mahogany doors and windows, terra cotta tiled floors, queen mahogany beds, plantation style furniture, custom built mahogany and granite baths, and showers with a lovely view. The upper bedrooms open to private covered balconies and the lower bedrooms open to covered patio decks, all with lovely sea views...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • upper left bath

    Features: toilet, tiled shower Notes: a custom built mahog...moreless

  • upper right bath

    Features: toilet, tiled shower Notes: a/c, 260 sq/ft, open...moreless

  • lower left bath

    Features: toilet, tiled shower Notes: a custom built mahog...moreless

  • lower right bath

    Features: toilet, tiled shower Notes: a custom built mahog...moreless

Other Amenities

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

Entertainment

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

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

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
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Shelling
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is an table that seats eight and also dining tables for 4-6 on the lower and upper decks...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Bedrooms only...moreless

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

    Includes a 32” flat screen TV/DVD, high speed wireless internet, and an AM/FM stereo/CD played through 4 ceiling speakers, plus 4 speakers on the lower level at the wet bar and pool...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    A 12 piece set of Calphalon cookware and abundant dishes, dinnerware, and dining linens for a party of 10 are provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    available for rent in Cruz Bay...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    available for rent in Cruz Bay...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    At the Westin Resort (pay to use their courts) or free courts in Cruz Bay...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    available for rent in Cruz Bay...moreless

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

$3,900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

In Season (2-4 person rate)
Dec 12 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

$8,666

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $132 per night, per additional guest

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

$12,600
In Season (2-4 person rate)
Jan 4 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$8,666

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $132 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

$8666/wk for 2-4 ppl $9576/wk 5-6 $10500/wk 7-8

CHRISTMAS/New Years: $12600/wk 2-8

OFF SEASON: April 11, 20154 – Dec. 11, 2015

$3900/wk for 2 ppl $4500/wk 3-4 $5200/wk 5-6 $5900/wk 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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Last updated: 06/26/2015
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Location

4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

Casa Del Sol is located on the top row of villas in the exclusive neighborhood of Klein Bay. There are about fifteen upscale villas in Klein Bay, which is a snug cove that is part of Rendezvous Bay, a larger bay on St. John's Caribbean coast. Limited development of this area insures its unique beauty, privacy and peacefulness. Ditliff Point is the peninsula that curves south into the Caribbean and protects two beaches in Klein Bay that provide swimming and snorkeling close to home, with turquoise waters, brightly colored fish, sea fans and other sea life. A 5-15 minute swim or snorkel takes you to the little used white sand beach on Ditliff Point, or you can swim and snorkel at the tranquil pebble beach directly below you in Klein Bay. The restaurants and nightlife of Cruz Bay are a 10 minute drive on paved roads.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

Why Rendezvous Bay:
Like so many visitors to St. John, our family fell in love with this wonderful island because there’s just no other place quite as special and beautiful as St. John, especially for a Caribbean family vacation. We were looking for a comfortable home away from home where our children could walk to a beach and where they could safely walk around the local town to shop and explore. We also wanted a home that was both classic and beautiful on the outside, and modern and comfortable on the inside. When Casa Del Sol came on the market, we knew this was the perfect home for us. Because the villa is a member of the Klein Bay Association, we have access to the beach below the house, which provides enjoyable swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in calm, warm Caribbean waters (kayaks can be rented in Cruz Bay). We were also enthralled by this wonderful location, with lots of sun, marvelous views, and a tranquil and serene atmosphere. The oversized lot that surrounds Casa Del Sol also provides the peaceful privacy that we truly love. For our family, Casa Del Sol is a slice of heaven and we hope you enjoy it just as much as we do.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Casa Del Sol was built in 1999 and was very well cared for and was not rented, so when we bought it 11 years later the house was in like new condition, and we intend to keep it that way. The home consists of a classic exterior design, with a thoroughly modern interior. For those who love to be outside, but not in the sun, Casa Del Sol’s multiple covered decks and balconies provide numerous places to relax and enjoy the lovely views. Because the decks were thoughtfully designed with a direct line of sight into the pool, adults can relax nearby in the shade while watching over any children in the pool. For families that love to vacation together, the four bedrooms provide excellent privacy with no common walls. Each bedroom has a covered balcony or deck, lovely views, custom granite and mahogany baths, and showers with a view The pool and the spacious sun deck are bathed in Caribbean sunshine from sunrise to late in the afternoon. The pool has stereo speakers at both ends, and a few steps away is a stone and granite wet bar and refrigerator, plus another set of speakers with speaker controls. At night, starlight and moonbeams shimmer on the sea before you. When you’re in the pool, you’re surrounded by music, soothed by the gentle trade winds and very relaxed.


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  • Casa Del Sol is a stately custom built home with a gorgeous 180 degree view

    Casa Del Sol is a stately custom built home with a gorgeous 180 degree view

  • The entrance to a fine vacation on the south coast of St. John

    The entrance to a fine vacation on the south coast of St. John

  • The view also stretches down the sunny south coast of St John

    The view also stretches down the sunny south coast of St John

  • The fully screened great room is a classic design of stone, mahogany and tile

    The fully screened great room is a classic design of stone, mahogany and tile

  • In 2014, new custom built fully screened mahogany doors & windows were installed

    In 2014, new custom built fully screened mahogany doors & windows were installed

  • The mahogany and stone kitchen is gorgeous and very well equipped

    The mahogany and stone kitchen is gorgeous and very well equipped

  • The view from the upper left bedroom is gorgeous, with a/c & complete screening

    The view from the upper left bedroom is gorgeous, with a/c & complete screening

  • The rich mahogany and tiled bathrooms & showers exemplify classic island beauty

    The rich mahogany and tiled bathrooms & showers exemplify classic island beauty

  • The pillow view from the lower left bedroom

    The pillow view from the lower left bedroom

  • The pillow view from the lower right bedroom

    The pillow view from the lower right bedroom

  • Looking from the pool deck at the great house and the east (left) bedroom tower

    Looking from the pool deck at the great house and the east (left) bedroom tower

  • On the pool deck, Casa Del Sol has seating at the bar or at a bar side table

    On the pool deck, Casa Del Sol has seating at the bar or at a bar side table

  • The 2-story bedroom towers are located on both sides of the stone great house

    The 2-story bedroom towers are located on both sides of the stone great house

  • Your view overlooks the calm turquoise waters of Klein Bay and Rendezvous Bay

    Your view overlooks the calm turquoise waters of Klein Bay and Rendezvous Bay

  • Two grand stairways lead from the upper level to the pool level

    Two grand stairways lead from the upper level to the pool level

  • Another look at the great room

    Another look at the great room

  • The dining table seats 8, with the kitchen in the background

    The dining table seats 8, with the kitchen in the background

  • This upper deck table affords a wonderful view

    This upper deck table affords a wonderful view

  • The view from the covered deck of the upper left bedroom

    The view from the covered deck of the upper left bedroom

  • The pillow view from the upper right bedroom is also very impressive

    The pillow view from the upper right bedroom is also very impressive

  • Looking into the lower left bedroom from its covered patio

    Looking into the lower left bedroom from its covered patio

  • Looking into the spacious and romantic lower right bedroom

    Looking into the spacious and romantic lower right bedroom

  • Lower deck - this magnificient home looks good and lives even better

    Lower deck - this magnificient home looks good and lives even better

  • All the bathrooms are beautiful & superbly built  with custom mahogany cabinetry

    All the bathrooms are beautiful & superbly built with custom mahogany cabinetry

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