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Willie's Wish @ Cane Bay

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The blue Caribbean and sandy beach 25 steps from the property.

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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This a lovely house. The southern yet west-indian style of ''Willie's Wish'' makes it one of St Croix's most recognizable homes. With a one acre of land in a lush setting, this 3000 sq. ft., 3-bedroom, 4.5 bath home has a comfortable layout including a private upstairs master suite complete with sitting and office areas. Amenities incl: 15'x30' pool, central A/C, 20-KW generator, fenced yard and well. There is a beautiful sandy beach across the street and warm blue water. You can look across the water and view St Thomas and some of the British Virgin Islands. Walking distance to the world famous Cane Bay Dive Beach and dive the wall approximately 3000 feet deep for a once in a lifetime dive experience. Climb Mt Eagle the highest point in St Croix for an eagles view of the island and the blue/green Caribbean.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 3008 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    12 years and older because of pool safety and stairs. Exceptions? ask owner!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    A few steps out the gate and you are on the beach to enjoy smoking if you like....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Master bedroom is a large suite that covers the entire floor. Beautiful and very comfortable bed. Open the window and let the ocean put you to sleep with the gentle trade wind soothing your body. The two bedrooms downstairs are large and comfortable. Both have ensuite baths, one a large comfortable queen and the other, twin beds with firm and comfortable mattresses....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet

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  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

    In the Pool house ...moreless

  • There are two full baths one in each downstairs bedroom. There is a half bath downstairs for guest, The upstairs bathroom is marvelous with it's jacuzzi tub and seperat shower. Never a wait as there are TWO toilet in this bathroom(quite a conversation arrangement) There is a convenient full bath outside near the pool with a toilet and shower. When you go to the beach across the road you can shower off the sand before going into the house....moreless

Other Amenities

  • All of this quiet beauty is inspiring and might be all that you want and need. Right? But maybe you are thinking about venturing out a little further? Well, worry not because just down the North Shore Road. The curve of a white, sandy beach invites you to lounge, swim, snorkle, scuba, and kayak. The infamous 'WALL' is a 13,000 foot drop about 300 feet offshore. For all of you divers this is a great destination. Hal and Suzanne of Cane Bay Dive Shop are located across from the beach and will set you up...first timers too. Kayaks are available for rent also as is snorkle gear....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    Television in 2 bedrooms and living room Large screen in Master Suite...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD movies available...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining area is well located and comfortable. Open the double door and hear the ocean sounds and feel the tropical breezes....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Please be conservative. The air conditioner will be set at a comfortable setting. PLEASE do not change--the electrical cost on the island are through the roof....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Laundry service not provided ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High speed ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Full supply of bath and beach towels...moreless

  • Living Room:

    very nice furnishings...moreless

  • Parking:

    space for at least four cars....moreless

  • Telephone:

    local phone unlimited call. Magic Jack for calls to the states...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Please beach towels on outside lines==electricity cost on the island is very high...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry service not provided ....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked with attractive full sets of eating ware and utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Spacious and effective....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Newly remodeled with stainless steel appliances...moreless

  • Microwave:

    LG stainless steel 2.3 cu ft ...moreless

  • Oven:

    New gas oven with timers ....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Big panty to hold your vacate groceries...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    LG stainless stell double door...moreless

  • Stove:

    New Stinless steel Gas stove and oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Gallery completely around the house....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boats, Kayaks and canoes can be rented at Columbus Cove a 15 drive from the house...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    large gallery around entire house. No problem so that sudden rain shower completely protected. Huge patio for entertaining...moreless

  • Golf:

    There is a major and beautiful golf course open to the public less that ten minutes from the Villa. See Carambola Resort...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    A major Kayak rental company is headquartered at Cane Bay beach, less than a 5 minute walk from the house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Well maintained by professional landscapers...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New BBQ grill and cooking tools...moreless

  • Tennis:

    There are numerous public tennis courts within 5 minutes from the house....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Less than a five minute walk from the house is the major dive shop on the island were your can dive the Wall. On the west end of the island you can rent jet skis and paddle boards(20 minute drive)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    15' by 30' pool. 5.5 ft deep in deep end and 3 ' deep in shallow end....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high season
Nov 15 - Apr 15, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,700

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

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,200

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


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Weekly Rates For Off Season From April 15 thru Nov 15

(6 people Max)1-2 People-$2200 weekly 3-4 People-$2500 weekly 4-6 People-$2800 weekly

***High Season***

*Weekly Rates For High Season From November 15th-april 14th

(6 People Max)1-2 People-$2700 weekly 3-4people-$3000 weekly 5-6 people-$3300 weekly

VRBO provides an insurance policy for $89 which satisfies the damage deposit of $1000.


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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Henry Rohlsen
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Eat@Cane Bay
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Carambola
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Queen Mary
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Eat@Cane Bay
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cane Bay Beach

Car: Recommended

Willie's Wish is located on the lush and beautiful North Shore of St Croix, at the most romantic and peaceful place in the world, called Cane Bay . A real hidden treasure of a destination without crowds and lines, where you can feel comfortable hanging out by yourself at the beach or meet up with some fascinating characters at Off The Wall. Other beach bars and restaurants are within walking distance of the 'Wish'. Sitting on an acre of lush land at the base of Mt. Eagle, with an unobstructed view on the blue Caribbean. Take a short walk to Cane Bay Swim and Dive Beach. There find a variety of beach bars and restaurants. Scuba, snorkling instruction and rentals are right at the PADI 5 star dive center at Cane Bay Beach. There is also a first class and friendly kayak center locate across from the beach. You can hike up to the top of Mount Eagle to find a breath-taking view of the entire island. Experience wild tropical plants and birds along the way. This is a one of a kind photo opportunity.

North Shore Road provides a great opportunity to take a serene morning walk or run along the beaches of the Caribbean Sea. Sit alone or with your love one(s) on the quiet beach and feel that you are the only person(s) on the earth.

Visit the botanical garden, built into the ruins of an old Danish estate. Put the Whim Museum on your tour list.There you will find and explore a Danish Great House and a restored plantation Experience the Danish towns of Christiansted and Frederiksted with their historical beauty and charm (i Drive through the rain forest amidst lovely tropical trees and plants and be sure to see Norma , at the Domino Club (known as the pig bar) where you can visit with the beer drinking pigs!. Caribbean rum is big on the island and you can visit both the Cruzan and Captain Morgan rum factories and learn the secret of making world famous rums and taste the final product. The beaches on St Croix are beautiful and varied. Some are peaceful with white sand and warm blue waters, while others have surf able waves. There are many beach bars/restaurants with great live music from local reggae to jazz. Make time to ride horses at Cane Bay or other locations on the island. Horseback riding on Cane Bay is special going into the surrounding hills or taking you horse into the ocean , as my 86 year old mother-inn-law did a few years back. Find a favorite restaurant or activity on your own or let us help you before the trip or our or let us help you or our concierge Colette will be happy to give you the local touch.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: I retired from the hectic career of work as an active trial lawyer. I sought a house for me and my dad 'Willie' to enjoy my retirement and his golden years. The house had a real warm feel for the love and companionship that I shared with my dad. Since it was his wish to live in the warm and beautiful Caribbean, when I found and bought this ocean side house, it was truly 'Willie's Wish'

Why the Owner Chose Cane Bay:
'Willie Wish is a unique home on the island. You will never be lost, because almost everyone on the island knows the house. A friend who came to visit did not believe me, so he took my challenge. I was not available to pick him up from the airport so he went to the taxi stand and simply asked to be taken to 'Wille's Wish'. 20 minutes later he was at the front gate with no other instructions. The house known on the island for not only it's physical beauty but for its warm and wonderful spiritual beauty. It's ocean side location and open beauty has been the tropical venue of a couple of friends exotic weddings.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves and the warm caress of the trade winds. Wake up in the morning to the sound of the tropics, exotic birds the sound of the gentle surf. Go for a casual walk along the oceans just outside the gate and turn right 30 steps to the beach or go for a vigorous hike up the road and trail to the top of Mt Eagle the highest peak on the island, right outside the gate to the house and turn left. On the hike up to the top of Mount Eagle you will find a breath-taking view of the entire island. On the hike up experience the wild, tropical plants and birds along the way. A unique photo opportunity. You may also see the occasion island deer that popular the Cane Bay area.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The blue Caribbean and sandy beach 25 steps from the property.

    The blue Caribbean and sandy beach 25 steps from the property.

  • THE WISH

    THE WISH

  • Front view of house and scrubs

    Front view of house and scrubs

  • The 15' x 30'// 3.5 ft to 5.5 ft salt generator pool-no chlorine smell or taste

    The 15' x 30'// 3.5 ft to 5.5 ft salt generator pool-no chlorine smell or taste

  • side view of house and parking ares

    side view of house and parking ares

  • Front gallery, have a drink overlooking the pool, across the water to St Thomas

    Front gallery, have a drink overlooking the pool, across the water to St Thomas

  • Front yard and hammock to relax under the mahogany trees

    Front yard and hammock to relax under the mahogany trees

  • Looking from the dining room to the living room

    Looking from the dining room to the living room

  • Living room/living area has 3 windows and 3 double doors that open to  Gallery

    Living room/living area has 3 windows and 3 double doors that open to Gallery

  • sitting area in master bedroom

    sitting area in master bedroom

  • Jacuzzi tub and shower in master suite

    Jacuzzi tub and shower in master suite

  • One guest bedroom downstairs.Each bedroom has a toilet and shower

    One guest bedroom downstairs.Each bedroom has a toilet and shower

  • Sandy beach looking toward 'off the wall

    Sandy beach looking toward 'off the wall

  • Enter  'Willie's Wish', welcoming dog will not be there

    Enter 'Willie's Wish', welcoming dog will not be there

  • Left side of the house and the parking area.

    Left side of the house and the parking area.

  • Wide view of pool

    Wide view of pool

  • wide view of side of house

    wide view of side of house

  • Looking from the gallery(porch) across the blue Caribbean to St Thomas.USVI.

    Looking from the gallery(porch) across the blue Caribbean to St Thomas.USVI.

  • The dinning room and kitchen

    The dinning room and kitchen

  • The living room couch

    The living room couch

  • Bed in master bedroom

    Bed in master bedroom

  • Antique English partner's desk in master bedroom to look but not use VACATION!

    Antique English partner's desk in master bedroom to look but not use VACATION!

  • double sink in master bath

    double sink in master bath

  • 2nd guest bedroom

    2nd guest bedroom

VRBO #468458

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/27/2015
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