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Comfortable Cottage with Privacy, Breezes, and a Two Bay View!

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The sun deck and view toward Great Cruz Bay

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Last updated: 09/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Chocolate Hole cottage description

Enter the cottage on the main floor, into an octagonal living and dining area. There is a small, colorfully tiled attached kitchen, which is fully equipped, with an inside dinng table. There are sliding glass doors out onto a large covered deck, with an outside dining table, and additional seating including a swing chair, to enjoy the view. From the deck, step down to a large tiled patio with lounges for sunning. From the decks and patio you can see pelicans, seagulls, and frigate birds flying from one bay to the other.

There is an inside, spiral staircase going upstairs, from the living room to the octagonal master bedroom, which has a queen bed, skylight, a full bath, air conditioning, and sliding glass doors out onto a long deck.

The cottage is casually and comfortably furnished, and has cable, internet, a printer, DVDs, and many books.

From the main deck, step down to the tiled patio sun deck, and down again to the lower level. The lower level has a large tiled deck, the second bedroom, and a laundry with washer and dryer.

The second bedroom is very cozy, with a full bed, air conditioning, sliding glass doors out onto the deck, and an attached full bath. The second bedroom works well for an older child, or an extra single guest, but is little too small to be really comfortable for an additional couple.

The cottage is located on 3 acres at the end of a dead-end road. Follow the garden paths, and enjoy the gardens, with a variety of fruit trees with local fruits in season.

The cottage is a little over a mile to Cruz Bay where most of the restaurants, grocery stores and shops are located. Recently, the driveway was expanded, and the cottage now has a circular driveway, easy to navigate, and plenty of parking!

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Fine for an older child, but 2nd bedroom is on a lower level, accessed by an outside staircase....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking allowed outside only....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                12...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

              • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Guest Bedroom: 1 double

                Suitable for a single guest or older child!...moreless

              • Both bedrooms have attached full bath, air conditioning, and sliding glass doors onto a deck....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Indoor dining seats 6, separate outdoor dining table seats 4....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                Circular driveway, plenty of parking....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                In Bedrooms only....moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Entertainment

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

              Communications

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    You can see the Caribben just a bit over the hills surrounding Chocolate Hole...moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Overlooks two bays. You look down to see the beaches from the water side...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Nice views of of the bays at Great Cruz Bay and Chocolate Hole....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    The cottage looks over the hillls of St. John....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • Library
                  • Restaurants
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Ruins
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  Apr 13 - Dec 13, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $185
                  $1,295

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

                  Winter 2015
                  Dec 14 - Apr 11, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $255

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

                  Summer 2015
                  Apr 12 - Dec 12, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $185
                  $1,295

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  50% deposit due with rental contract. Balance is due 60 days in advance of arrival. VISA, Mastercard or checks accepted.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/09/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  St. Thomas
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Cruz Bay
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Hawksnest
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Cruz Bay
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  On St Thomas - Ferry ride needed
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Cruz Bay

                  Car: Necessary

                  Enjoy the spectacular beaches and hiking trails of the Virgin Islands National Park!

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1974

                  About: My husband and I were both professors when we purchased the original cottage. (We have made many improvements over the years.) We brought our two daughters here every summer until they grew up and moved away. In addition to swimming, snorkeling, and sailing, we planted many fruit trees that are now mature, including the mango that bears in the summer when we return every year. We still enjoy gardening.

                  Why Chocolate Hole:
                  My husband and I had two girls aged 5 and 9 when we looked into buying a house on St. John. We asked the realtor for “Something that was not cantilevered over a cliff, was on a dead-end road, and that you would be unlikely to find in New Jersey.” The realtor said, “Well. I have just the house for you.” And he did. After we bought it, we discovered the advantage of facing east for breezes and for shading the outside table after 9:00 AM.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  The cottage has a caribbean character, with colorful tile and furniture of rattan and wicker. It is an easy drive to and from town, nice when returning in the dark from dining at a restaurant. The driveway lets you off right at the front door. From the outside table you can watch boats going in and out of the bays.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • The sun deck and view toward Great Cruz Bay

                    The sun deck and view toward Great Cruz Bay

                  • The living room, with indoor dining table

                    The living room, with indoor dining table

                  • The dining deck

                    The dining deck

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • A cozy second bedroom

                    A cozy second bedroom

                  • The cottage!

                    The cottage!

                  • Kitchen!

                    Kitchen!

                  • View from the dining deck

                    View from the dining deck

                  • View of Chocolate Hole from the master bedoom deck

                    View of Chocolate Hole from the master bedoom deck

                  VRBO #494842

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

                  $185 - $255 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 09/09/14
                  Minimum stay: 5-6 nights
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