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Apito - an Upscale 2BR/2BA - Full a/C with Private Pool

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The azure waters of Coral Bay, East End, and the BVI's call to the adventurous.

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Apito is a casually elegant home on the island of St. John located within the National Park boundaries. Completed in June of 2009, this home was built and furnished with the complete comfort and relaxation of guests in mind. Fully air conditioned, it is ecologically sensitive yet delightfully fun and upscale. Located high atop Mamey Peak at approximately 940' above sea level, it is near the geographic center of the island and less than a five minute drive to the famous North Shore beaches. As you enter Apito though its exquisitely carved entry door, you'll be greeted with extensive travertine tile work, rich mahogany and pear wood furnishings, quality finishes and oil rubbed bronze fixtures.

Be sure to check out the web site for pictures and our Construction Blog on how Apito was conceived and constructed!

Interior square footage of 1,185 sq ft plus 1200 sq ft of outside living area.


Additional Tidbits...: Apito has 2 large master suite bedrooms and fully tiled bath rooms. Each bedroom has a king sized bed and pillow top mattresses to insure a peaceful nights sleep. The very private pool and pool deck area offer spectacular views of Bordeaux mountain, Coral Bay, St. John and the British Virgin Islands. The mountain breezes typically make this area many degrees cooler than the lower lying areas of Cruz and Coral Bay.

The kitchen has all of the modern conveniences. A full size dishwasher, energy efficient Liebherr refrigerator, microwave, 5-Burner, dual fuel stove and double oven and a garbage disposal (one of the few on St. John!), along with virtually every cooking utensil a gourmet cook could desire. Because we know how aggravating it is to buy every day items when you stay at a villa, Apito maintains a supply of sugar, flour, herbs, spices , and cooking oils along with dish towels, paper towels, trash bags, baggies, dish and clothes detergents, etc. so you DON'T have to spend hard earned vacation money on the simple necessities of everyday life.

Apito is a very private villa while at the same time being very conveniently located to all St. John has to offer.

We hope you'll decide to stay at Apito!

Tom & Lori Buttermore
Denver, CO

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1185 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    A small dog is OK! We have one ourselves... please contact to discuss....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Upper Master: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Pool Side Master: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Queen size sleeper in Living Room -

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Satellite, 1080i High Definition Flat screen TV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Over 100+ DVD's from which to choose....moreless

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of the unspoiled Bordeaux valley. ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Watch the weather coming in from this expansive view over Coral Bay, the East end of St. John onto Normal and Peter Island in the British Virgin Islands....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Fully air conditioned! Not some lame wall unit! ...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access:

    1MB/1MB symmetrical high speed data connection with WiFi network...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Bosch...moreless

  • Grey Water System
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Bosch High Efficiency...moreless

  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully stocked kitchen with coffee maker, French press, bean grinder, slow cooker, etc......moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Dual range with double oven, 5 burner stove, full sized dishwasher, garbage disposal (rare on St. John!) and Liebherr refrigerator. ...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony overlooks pool deck and views over Coral bay and Bordeaux valley....moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Upper trellised patio with high top table and four comfortable chairs for relaxed outdoor dining....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    The private Lanai, located off of the private pool deck offers an excellent refuge from the sun to relax....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Apr 26 - Aug 31
3 night min stay
$425
$2,800
Sept - Oct Special!
Sep 1 - Oct 31
3 night min stay
$340
$2,240
Christmas Vacation
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,500
High Season 2017
Jan 2 - Apr 23, 2017
4 night min stay
$650
$3,950
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$425
$2,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Notes:

Prices are for 1-2 people - Additional Charges for > 2 people.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My name is Tom. Lori, my beloved wife of 26 years, and I have two boys Alex and Conner, although they were much younger when all of this began. My first trip to St. John was in 1978 when my parents chartered a bareboat out of Tortola for a two week vacation. Needless to say, I fell in love with the islands, and the hook was firmly set. While Lori and I have always loved the Caribbean and have traveled to several islands over the years, after the kids were born, we were not able to afford a trip back to the Virgin Islands for a long time. Our first trip to the Virgin Islands as a family finally occurred in 1997. This is the year we finally reached a station in life that allowed us to show our kids the beauty of St. John. We chartered our own boat the following year and have been returning as often as we can ever since. Over the years, we have always dreamed of owning a little piece of this rock, and that dream became a reality late in 2005.

Why the Owner Chose Estate Carolina (Coral Bay, St. John, USVI):
We began looking for property on St. John in 2005 and decided to purchase a lot on Mamey Peak for its stunning views, cool mountain breezes and geographically central location. We didn't want the crowded, hustle, bustle of Cruz Bay, but also didn't want to be as far out as Coral Bay or the East End. We wanted the best of all worlds and we think we found it on Mamey Peak.


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Photos

  • The azure waters of Coral Bay, East End, and the BVI's call to the adventurous.

    The azure waters of Coral Bay, East End, and the BVI's call to the adventurous.

  • The carved entry hints at the modern, upscale and relaxing interior.

    The carved entry hints at the modern, upscale and relaxing interior.

  • Screened, floor to ceiling windows surrounded the plush living area.

    Screened, floor to ceiling windows surrounded the plush living area.

  • The veranda, beyond the upper bed and living room, invites dining and relaxation

    The veranda, beyond the upper bed and living room, invites dining and relaxation

  • Apito's fully furnished kitchen leaves nothing to chance-even for finicky chefs!

    Apito's fully furnished kitchen leaves nothing to chance-even for finicky chefs!

  • The cool kitchen, and fully stocked book/DVD cabinet lead guests to the bedroom.

    The cool kitchen, and fully stocked book/DVD cabinet lead guests to the bedroom.

  • The upper king suite leads directly to the relaxing veranda via French doors

    The upper king suite leads directly to the relaxing veranda via French doors

  • Pristine National Park Mountain Views

    Pristine National Park Mountain Views

  • The lower lanai with cushioned seating and direct pool and lower bedroom access.

    The lower lanai with cushioned seating and direct pool and lower bedroom access.

  • The lower King suites offers an additional twin bed, large bath and closet.

    The lower King suites offers an additional twin bed, large bath and closet.

  • Pool side Bathroom - Maghony, travertine

    Pool side Bathroom - Maghony, travertine

  • don't you wish you were here now?

    don't you wish you were here now?

  • The first view, complete with Flying Pig, entices guests to relax instantly.

    The first view, complete with Flying Pig, entices guests to relax instantly.

  • Mountain and Caribbean views draw attention from the living room and veranda.

    Mountain and Caribbean views draw attention from the living room and veranda.

  • A bright and open floor plan invites guests to relax in comfort and style.

    A bright and open floor plan invites guests to relax in comfort and style.

  • View to the chef's kitchen

    View to the chef's kitchen

  • 5 Burner Gas Stove top with two electric ovens, microwave

    5 Burner Gas Stove top with two electric ovens, microwave

  • The upper King suite provides plenty of space for relaxing.

    The upper King suite provides plenty of space for relaxing.

  • Upper Bath- - Richly finished with mahogany, travertine and monogrammed towels.

    Upper Bath- - Richly finished with mahogany, travertine and monogrammed towels.

  • Outdoor view of Apito looking north from the pool deck.

    Outdoor view of Apito looking north from the pool deck.

  • The lower bedroom and lanai flow seamlessly to the pool with panoramic views.

    The lower bedroom and lanai flow seamlessly to the pool with panoramic views.

  • Outstanding views from the lower king suite with direct pool and lanai access.

    Outstanding views from the lower king suite with direct pool and lanai access.

  • View from the new garden picnic area - one of the highest points on St. John!

    View from the new garden picnic area - one of the highest points on St. John!

  • Sheltered upper patio provides a nice spot for lunch and grilling area.

    Sheltered upper patio provides a nice spot for lunch and grilling area.

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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