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Luxury Villa St. Croix

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Terracing Lawn and Water's Edge to Beach

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    adults possibly with mature children...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Children over age of 12 only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • 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

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

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Great snorkeling off reef...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All Rooms have separate controls...moreless

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

    Photograhs provided...moreless

  • Parking:

    ample ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Combination of bath and beach...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes with timer...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Ample cook ware for any gourmet chef...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

  • Oven:

    New in 2014...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator:

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

  • Stove:

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

  • Toaster:

    yes, New in 2014...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    available 4 miles to the west at the Bucaneer Hotel...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

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

 

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High Season (12/15-4/14) for 1-2 people... $4000/week
High Season (12/15-4/18) for 3-4 people... $4400/week
High Season (12/15-4/18) for 5-6 people... $4800/week
Low Season (4/19-12/14)  for 1-2 people... $3400/week
Low Season (4/19-12/14)  for 3-4 people... $3700/week
Low Season (4/19-12/14)  for 5-6 people... $4000/week
Holiday Rates (12/19/09)-01/02/10) ...$6000/week
Preferred Saturday arrival and departure.Check in after 3pm, check out before 11am

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Dates available: Year Round

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
STX St Croix
0.7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Water Terrace
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Christiansted
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Buccaneer Resort
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
East End Road
0.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Water Terrace
Cotton Valley Shores
Nearest Beach
Waterfront

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 - Sunday, April 26, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Villa
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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(703) 624-6562 (Virginia, USA)

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