N E W! Luxurious 4BR Home in National Park- 'Estate Fortsberg'(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)
Estate Fortsberg has a very special and extremely private location on the beautiful island of St. John. Located on a private promontory of land within the National Park boundaries overlooking Hurricane Hole and Coral Bay, it sits at an elevation of 260’ on historic Fortsberg Mountain. The home encompasses 270 degree views with every window offering a breathtaking delight to the eye.
Early risers will be delighted by the gorgeous sunrises to the east. In the evening of the full moon phase, Estate Fortsberg affords phenomenal views of the moonrise. Look northward to the towering island of Tortola and Southeast to distant Norman Island.
ABOUT THE HOME:
Estate Fortsberg is a four bedroom, 4.5 bath villa tastefully built and decorated in a traditional West Indian style. The great room is the center of activity, including a gourmet kitchen, dining room and large living area complete with a wet bar. The home was designed with 4 master bedrooms and baths. You will enjoy the experience of each master baths private outside stone shower.
On the first level, it has a large waterside granite patio with a roofed porch that extends the complete length of the house, offering reprieve from the bright Caribbean sun. Included in this very inviting space directly off the great room is a swimming pool and hot tub. The lower level includes a beautifully landscaped courtyard, private balconies off each bedroom, and a large covered deck area complete with ping pong and the traditional Soggy Dollar ring toss game.
One to four couples or a large family will have ample room for privacy, relaxation and activities. Three bedrooms have king sized beds and one has two twins convertible to a king. Each bedroom is air conditioned. Children are welcome.
All visitors to St. John must fly into Cyril E. King airport (STT) on St. Thomas. St. John is reached by a 20 minute car or passenger ferry ride from Red Hook or a 45 minute passenger ferry ride from downtown Charlotte Amalie.
When arriving on St. John at the ferry dock in Cruz Bay, you will travel 8 miles by car to enjoy the ‘quieter side’ of St. John on Fortsberg Mountain in Coral Bay. ‘It’s the way St. John used to be’, describes one St. Johnian. Privacy and seclusion abounds, but you must have a 4 wheel drive vehicle to access Estate Fortsberg. It is 10 minutes from the North Shore beaches; a short walk to the historic ruins of Fortsberg (420’ elevation) and the Battery (80’ elevation); 3 minutes to the world renowned ‘Skinny Legs Bar & Grill’; 5 minutes to any of the several great restaurants of Coral Bay. A 4 WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE IS MANDATORY TO REACH THIS PROPERTY.
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Member since: 2008
- 5000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 2-8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 4 Half Bathrooms
- 4.5 bathrooms
- 4 ‘Master Suite’ bedrooms, 3 bedrooms have king beds and the 4th BR has 2 California twins that push together to make the 4th king, 4 double sink Master Baths w/exterior natural stone showers, Breath taking views from every room, 12' x 26' pool w/sitting ledge, 4 Bedrooms are air conditioned...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter 2017 *See Notes
Jan 7 - Apr 14, 2017
7 night min stay
Summer 2017 *See Notes
Apr 15 - Dec 23, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 10%
RATE QUOTES ABOVE ARE FOR 4 PEOPLE, see rates below for further explanation:
*Summer 2016 $4,200 (1-4 Guests)...$4,445 (5-6 Guests)...$4,725 (7-8 Guests)
*Winter 2017 $6,090 (1-4 Guests)...$6,545 (5-6 Guests)...$7,070 (7-8 Guests)
*Summer 2017 $4,200 (1-4 Guests)...$4,445 (5-6 Guests)...$4,725 (7-8 Guests)
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Property is within a short hiking distance to Fortsberg, an early 1700's fort and battery.
Year Purchased: 2008
About: A 16th Birthday in Paradise!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
St. John is one of the most beautiful places we have visited. It is our pleasure to share our beautiful home in paradise with you. Estate Fortsberg is located on one of the most spectacular locations on St. John. The views are incredible. Make it a point to be up for the sunrise every morning. The house was designed and built by the finest architect/builder combination on the island. It is our guarantee you will not be disappointed!
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Links to more information:
'View of Estate Fortsberg'
'12' x 26' Pool with Deck' - Coral Bay Vacation House near Snorkeling and Fishin
'Spectacular View of Hurricane Hole & Tortola, BVI'
'Stairs to Lower Level'
'One of the 4 Master Bathrooms with Outdoor Stone Showers'
'Wet Bar & Internet Station'
'Bananaquits drinking the sugar water'
'Outstanding Sunrise taken from the Pool Deck!'
'View as you step onto the Deck'
'View from Native Stone Arched Porch'
'View from Entry'
'Outside Native Stone Shower off all 4 Baths'
'Spectacular Local Mahogany & Stone Entry Way'
'Breathtaking View of Hurricane Hole with Tortola in the Background'
'Ruins of the Fortsberg Fort c1720, short walk from Estate Fortsberg'
'Another Beautiful Pool Deck Sunrise!'
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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