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Terracing Lawn and Water's Edge to Beach

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Last updated: 07/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cotton Valley Shores villa description

Cotton House is a very private estate on the beach with ocean views of Buck Island. This luxurious villa is surrounded by lush, tropical gardens. Relax in one of three colonial West Indies styled bedrooms, take a dip in our private pool, dive into the Caribbean just steps away from the house, or kayak out to Buck Island.

Beautifully furnished and completely air-conditioned ; every room can select desired temperature ,Cotton House has been featured on the Landmark House Tour. This villa offers three bedrooms/bath suites, a large pool with cabana, and direct access to the ocean for snorkeling and beachcombing. The Great Room combines living and dining areas with the well-equipped kitchen, and white tile and walls provide a soothing counterpoint to elegant furnishings with lively accents of color. Sliding glass doors open to a shady veranda which overlooks Buck Island.


Steps lead down to a large pool and sun deck with a cabana and another dining area and outdoor grill.

Tall palms and other exotic plantings completely screen both sides of the pool area for complete privacy. Stairs of native stone set into the lawn lead down to the pebbled seashore and adjoining beach.

Take advantage of our concierge service who will take care of your every need, so you can have the perfect, private, peaceful getaway.The Cotton House is over 5000 square feet of living space, covered gallery, covered and open patios. The house and grounds are surrounded by a stone retaining wall, which adds to the privacy.

After beachcoming or relaxing by the pool, three bedroom suites offer a cool change, two with king sized beds and one with side by side twins. The first master suite is just off the Great Room; just outside is a private garden patio.

Opposite the Great Room are two more air-conditioned bedroom/bath suites; a second king suite, and a third bedroom suite with two twin beds and a private sun deck.

Tropical elegance on a special beach, sparkling blue and turquoise water, unbelievable views and soft breezes - that is what awaits you at the Cotton House. Set high on its terraced lot, the house and gallery provide exceptional views of the National Sea Shore, Buck Island, and the lovely sailboats that visit daily. Whether it is relaxing by the sandy shores, snorkeling or diving into a nearby reef, exploring an underwater shipwreck, or engaging in a vast array of water sports (sailboating, wind surfing, parasailing), the Cotton House has it all.

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Concierge

                  Suitability

                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
                  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                    adults possibly with mature children...moreless

                  • Not Suitable For Children:

                    Children over age of 12 only...moreless

                  • Pets Not Allowed

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

                  • Bedroom 1

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                  • Bedroom 2

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                  • Bedroom 3

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                  • Two tall poster King Size Beds with full masquito canapy in 2 bedrooms; the 3rd bedroom has lovely white twin beds. Each bedroom has its own climate control system and encuite bath and shower. All furnishings are of West Indian Colonial style. ...moreless

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

                  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                    own private patio, gardens and private path to pool/sea shor...moreless

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                    In addition, there is a private outdoor shower, stone encase...moreless

                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

                    Special Island design with shower view of the Sea...moreless

                  Other Amenities

                      • Cotton House has its own Concierage who will arrange any service needed PADI license training, snokeling, hiking, privisioning, cooking, and any other imaginable service. All additional services are at the expense of the guest. Our Concierage will also provide for any rental equipment desired, e.g. kayaks and other water toys....moreless

                      Entertainment

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

                      Attractions

                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Arboretum
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Duty Free Shops
                      • Festivals
                      • Forests
                      • Marina
                      • Rain Forests
                      • Reefs
                      • Ruins

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Boating

                      local services and businesses

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

                      Location Type

                          • Beachfront

                          sports and adventure activities

                          • Parasailing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Kayaking
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Paragliding
                          • Sailing
                          • Golf
                          • Fishing
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Cycling
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Hiking
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis
                          • Water Skiing

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • Dining:

                                8 for indoor dining, 6-8 on gallery, or 8 by pool...moreless

                              General

                              • Iron & Board
                              • Broadband Access
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Internet
                              • Telephone
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Clothes Dryer

                              Kitchen

                              • Stove:

                                New in 2014, Ceramic Galss top....moreless

                              • Oven:

                                New in 2014...moreless

                              • Dishes & Utensils:

                                Crystal glasses, Stieff Shell patterned flatware, ample matched white dishes and cookware....moreless

                              • Pantry Items:

                                All necessary items are provided including blender, measuring devices, graters, serving dishes, hors d'ouvre trays, grille tools...moreless

                              • Dishwasher:

                                New in 2014...moreless

                              • Refrigerator:

                                Large with lower freezer drawer, ice maker throught the door. New in 2014...moreless

                              • Microwave:

                                New in 2014...moreless

                              • Ice Maker
                              • Catering Available

                              Outside

                              • Patio
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Balcony
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Private Pool:

                                    Large deep water pool. Owners use for swimming laps dailey...moreless

                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Low Season
                                  May 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $3,400
                                  Holiday Rate
                                  Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $6,000
                                  High Season
                                  Jan 5 - Apr 18, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $4,000

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                                  • Tax Rate 10%

                                  Notes:

                                  Preferred weekly stay or longer. .Check in after 3pm, check out before 12PM

                                  Security Deposit $500

                                  Additional $250 per person per week for additional travelers over 2.


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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 07/16/2014
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                                  Location

                                  Car: Necessary

                                  Other Activities: Parasailing, Boating, Shopping, Kayaking

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2004

                                  About the owner: Dr. Edward Delaney is a retired university professor and administrator. His wife, Dr. Betty Anderson is a prominent scientist who manages an international risk assessment practice. In summer, we enjoy sailing our Little Harbor, Blue Star, on the Chesapeake Bay and East Coast, but winters take us to St Croix and the Carribean.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Cotton Valley Shores:
                                  We sailed throughout the Carribean over the years, but only discovered St Croix in recent years. We wondered how we missed this beautiful island, but immediately fell in love with its natural wonders, rich culture and wonderful people. So purchasing Cotton House was an easy decision. We began extensive rennovations immediately and agrred to allow Cotton House By the Sea to be featured on the Landmark House Tour in 2005. Every year we add addiitonal featured In 2014 we have replaced all appliances, added fans and lovely latterns to our gallery and pool side. We love the property and see that it gets loving care each year. .

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                                  Cotton House By the Sea is set in botanical gardens that offer complete privacy. Gates mark the entrance, sweet smelling frenzy pansy trees, night jasmin, and gardenia hedges line the walkway in to the front door. The property has dozens of types of hybiscus, palms trees, bourgainvilla, and rare plantings. A lush fern garden is planted just outside of the master bathroom, A large cabana set amidst the greenry, by the pool offers shelter form the sun. Gracious living is the hall mark of Cotton House with gourmet kitchen, multiple areas for dining (inside dining room, gallery dining, or pool side dining). A gabled cedar ceiling rises above all rooms, glass inclosures provide privacy while perserving the open sense of this architectural feature. Our Vice President has stayed for the last 3 years on our Beach. . The views of sail boats going to Buck Island, wind surfers occationally on our Bay, and the blue green water furnish breath taking views and entertainment. Pool side offers a Lynx grille for cooking out. Each bedroom has its own private access to the pool and the Sea. There is no more beautiful water front location on St Croix. The house is 4 miles east of the Buchaneer Hotel. There are numereous opportunities for hiking, swimming, snorkeling, and just relaxing. We are an easy drive to Point Udall, the eastern most point in the U S, where sun rise over the Ocean is an exceptional experience.. Beautiful beaches are easily reached in either direction and our Bay is always present for swimming or snorkeling. All water toys can be provided and used just off the front beach side lawn. Our gardener has been caring for this property for over 20 years and has an exceptional touch for creating a unique tropical floral experience. He is delightful and great to know. For beauty, relaxing, and local experience, Cotton House is exceptional..


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                                  Photos

                                  • Terracing Lawn and Water's Edge to Beach

                                    Terracing Lawn and Water's Edge to Beach

                                  • Great Room: Dining Room Seats Eight

                                    Great Room: Dining Room Seats Eight

                                  • Large Fully Equipped Kitchen and Bar

                                    Large Fully Equipped Kitchen and Bar

                                  • Chaises in Bedroom 1

                                    Chaises in Bedroom 1

                                  • Bedroom 2, King Size Drapped in full canapy netting.  Delightful.

                                    Bedroom 2, King Size Drapped in full canapy netting. Delightful.

                                  • Ensuite Bath for Bedroom 2 includes large walkin closet and dressing room

                                    Ensuite Bath for Bedroom 2 includes large walkin closet and dressing room

                                  • Bedroom 3 Private Patio

                                    Bedroom 3 Private Patio

                                  • Bedroom 3 Private Gardens and Path to Pool/Sea

                                    Bedroom 3 Private Gardens and Path to Pool/Sea

                                  • Gallery Seating Area

                                    Gallery Seating Area

                                  • Gallery: Private Lounges Outside Bedroom 2

                                    Gallery: Private Lounges Outside Bedroom 2

                                  • Lounge Area Beside the Pool

                                    Lounge Area Beside the Pool

                                  • Lust Botanical Gardens Surround the House and Create Total Privacy.

                                    Lust Botanical Gardens Surround the House and Create Total Privacy.

                                  • Great & Living Room, West Indian Furnishings, Large Flat Screen TV/Cabinet

                                    Great & Living Room, West Indian Furnishings, Large Flat Screen TV/Cabinet

                                  • Large Gourmet Kitchen   All appliances new in 2014  Fully equipted

                                    Large Gourmet Kitchen All appliances new in 2014 Fully equipted

                                  • master bedroom  Bed Room 1, King

                                    master bedroom Bed Room 1, King

                                  • Ensuite Bath - Bedroom 1

                                    Ensuite Bath - Bedroom 1

                                  • Bedroom 2 West Indian Chest

                                    Bedroom 2 West Indian Chest

                                  • Bedroom 3 Opens Through French Doors To Private Patio, Garden,Walk to Pool/Sea

                                    Bedroom 3 Opens Through French Doors To Private Patio, Garden,Walk to Pool/Sea

                                  • Ensutie Bath Bedroom 3

                                    Ensutie Bath Bedroom 3

                                  • Gallery: Alfresco Dining and Lounge Areas

                                    Gallery: Alfresco Dining and Lounge Areas

                                  • Gallery. Gorgeous Water Views Mahagony Rattan Furnishings Dine on Gallery

                                    Gallery. Gorgeous Water Views Mahagony Rattan Furnishings Dine on Gallery

                                  • Very Private, Large Deep Water Pool Overlooks the Sea

                                    Very Private, Large Deep Water Pool Overlooks the Sea

                                  • Gardenia Hedge By Front Door and Pool Provide Wonderful Smells

                                    Gardenia Hedge By Front Door and Pool Provide Wonderful Smells

                                  • Poolside Cabana Provides Shade, Great Views of the Sea, and Pool Side Dining

                                    Poolside Cabana Provides Shade, Great Views of the Sea, and Pool Side Dining

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                                  Date last modified - Thursday, May 01, 2014

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                                  Sleeps 6

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