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Beachfront Villa St John Steps to the water! $1M renovation 2018

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 6,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 6 Bedrooms, 7.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-18)

About Villa St John 540/848-0049

Completed renovated post Irma. Come and enjoy this one of a kind, palatial, Caribbean-style retreat, perched on a beautifully landscaped bluff overlooking a secluded bay on the island paradise of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Find us on the web.

A dream come true, this stunning villa welcomes you with gentle tropical breezes, warm and delicious sunlight to bathe in, sweet floral scents of the tropics and the soothing music of waves caressing the white-sand beach below. Villa St. John is one of only a few beachfront villas on this exclusive eight mile stretch of utopia.

Stunning, warm and welcoming, the grand villa is comprised of four bedroom suites and the honeymoon villa of two bedroom suites. Both the grand and honeymoon villas have their own living and dining room areas and newly renovated kitchens with rich mahogany cabinetry and granite counter tops.

One of Villa St. John’s most unique features is that all of the six bedrooms are 650 square foot master suites (the largest on the island), each with their own 2 person jacuzzi, walk-in closets, refrigerator, and balcony, offering panoramic views of Chocolate Bay, the Caribbean and a picturesque inlet that accommodates spectacular yachts, a pristine beach and the rhythmic sound of lapping waves of crystal clear water from the Caribbean.

Enjoy a dip in the warm, clear turquoise sea of the villa’s private, white sand beach or swim in the crystal water of the villa’s swimming pool, its deck splashed with casual outdoor furniture for sunbathing or entertaining. Enjoy the sunset over St. Thomas as you sit in the jacuzzi, have cocktails on the deck of the outdoor dining area, or relax on your room’s private balcony, all of which provide the perfect setting to watch the sun sink below the horizon over the sparkling bay and the blue-green Caribbean, or rise to announce a spectacular new day in paradise at dawn.

The villa complex is ideal for weddings, reunions, family get-togethers, a romantic island escape, honeymoons or for simply relaxing island-style and is the perfect launch for island adventures such as kayaking, hiking, shopping in Cruz Bay, snorkeling, scuba diving or deep-sea fishing.

For those who simply are unable to leave their work at home, Villa St. John is equipped with wireless internet access, printer and fax.

Keywords: Villa, luxury, beachfront, private, 6 bedroom butterflies

More Details

Kim Ellsworth-Evans
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Kim Ellsworth-Evans

We got married on St John in 1999 and the island holds a magical place in our hearts. Since that time many of our friends have gotten married on St John. We love sharing our homes with our guests and we are constantly striving to improve our home. If there is anything we can do to make your stay special, don't hesitate to ask.

Kim Ellsworth-Evans purchased this villa in 2004

Why Kim Ellsworth-Evans chose Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay

Villa St John's beachfront access via private steps allows this truly unique waterfront property to create a luxury family vacation.

What makes this villa unique

Villa St John has private stairs that allows beachfront access and is uniquely situated waterfront in St John.


Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Refrigerator, Double Sink, Walk-in Closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Refrigerator, Double Sink, Walk-in Closet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Refrigerator, Double Sink, Walk-in Closet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Refrigerator, Double Sink, Walk-in Closet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Refrigerator, Double Sink, Walk-in Closet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Refrigerator, Double Sink, Walk-in Closet
    Upstairs Powder Room - toilet
    Pool Area - toilet , outdoor shower
  • Each of the main bathrooms has a double sink vanity, a refrigerator, walk in closet, jetted tub, shower, and private toilet. We provide hair dryers, towels, beach towels and basic amenities. Just the spot to freshen up after a day at the beach.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Villa St John offers six ensuite bedrooms (each with its own private refrigerator, deck/balcony, sleeper sofa, room darkening curtains, tv, walk-in closet, two sink vanity, bathtub and shower. In addition we have two queen size sleeper sofas with tempur-pedic mattresses in the public areas.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beachfront Villa St John Steps to the water! $1M renovation 2018
average rating of 4.85 based on 40 reviews

Beautiful Home in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you walk into the main villa and look over the main entry balcony you feel like throwing up your fist and saying "Yes!". After the flight, journey across St. Thomas and the boat ride you feel like you've made it to your haven. The view of the bay is absolutely beautiful! The rooms were very well appointed and large. Plenty of room to spread out. The bathrooms and closets are very roomy as well. The mini fridges in each bathroom were nice too! The kitchen comes equipped with everything you need to cook your own meals which was nice because we did do quite a few meals in. The outside areas off the living room and down by the pool deck were great for relaxing in the morning with your coffee or for drinks in the evening. We loved the hot tub down by the pool at night. The iguanas love the pool deck as well but we enjoyed sharing the space with them. If you don't bother them, they won't bother you! It was also very cool to be able to walk down the stairs to the beach. The guys in our group went out spear fishing in the bay one morning. They didn't have much luck but they had fun! We also had our wedding reception here and it was perfect for 50+ people! The only suggestion I would make is that there are no full length mirrors in neither the main or guest house. Ladies like to see their full reflections before going out to dinner or on their wedding day ;-). Overall though, the place was perfect for our 15 person family!! Our two couples with 3 small children between them stayed in the guest villa which was perfect for everyone. No one felt afraid of waking up the kids at night and they didn't worry about waking us up in the morning! Also, Jared the Villa manager was very helpful and attentive to our needs. Thank you Jared!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are delighted your wedding and vacation was a success and that Villa St John could be part of that.
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Fairfax, Virginia, USA

The houses were completely stocked and up to dateThe property is set in a dream location

  • 5 of 5

This house is set on a chunk of St. John that accommodates large parties and allows for some of the best smirking on the island

It is stocked with twice what you need and the pool is set up to allow for some great volleyball

Our tenth stay on the island and by far the best accomodations

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thomas, Thank you so much for the nice review...we are delighted that you enjoyed our villa. We think it is a dream location as well! Kim P.S. I believe he was referring to snorkeling not smirking :)
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Loved our stay at Villa St. John!

  • 5 of 5

We got married on the island and had the reception back at the villa... it was perfect for the size of our party! The layout of the rooms also worked perfectly for our guests. We invited couples and with each room set up as a suite - it couldn't have been any better. The owner and management company were super helpful and so great to work with too! We would definitely come back and would recommend it to anyone looking for a beautiful place to stay.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christy We are delighted the wedding and reception went off without a hitch. I am also grateful for the positive review. Thank you for enjoying our home.
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Lakeville MA

Amazing home for a destination wedding

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful wedding week at Villa St John. It was a quiet place to have the wedding of our dreams. Thanks to Kim we were able to do all the planing online. She was able to recommend an amazing caterer and minister. The house had everything we needed for the week and there are several stores close to the home. The only complaint we would have is for the amount we paid for a week the beds were not very comfortable. We would defiantly stay again, maybe for our 5 year anniversary

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Views and House!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from Spring Break 2017. We stayed at Villa St John with 2 other families and we had the most wonderful stay.

First, the owner was so responsive to any questions I had prior to the trip. Then two weeks prior to arrival the property manager, Jared contacted me to set up picking us up at the ferry and checking to see if there was anything special we needed. Jared was great! Met us and stayed in contact while we were in St John.

The House! Well, the the house itself is beautiful. Loved that every room had its own master bath! The beds were very comfortable. The views were amazing!! I loved having my morning coffee on the balcony and enjoying the views. The pool and two hot tubs were great too!

I would definitely love to go back to this home!

Thanks so much for making our trip so wonderful!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property and Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This is an outstanding property and is perfectly set up to handle a large group. Every room is a master suite. Great view, great snorkeling.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shannon Delighted you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the lovely review.
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.2 Miles
Car Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Chocolate Hole Bay
Car: recommended

Villa St John is situated on beautiful Chocolate Hole Bay..home to some of the best snorkeling on the island. Rent a boat and arrange to be picked up in Chocolate hole...afterwards walk up the stairs and jump in the crystal clean pool! Finish your day with drinks in the 88 jet Spa!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rates are subject to change until confirmation. Rates are based on up to 12 people. Additional charge for extra guests. $71 per guest per night for each guest over 12 There is a strict no cancellation policy. We recommend guests use trip insurance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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