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Eco Friendly Villa with Incredible View

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Last updated: 03/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

An environmentally minded house located at the top of Ajax Peak, overlooking Coral Bay and the BVI, High House offers a quiet home to come to after a long day of fun in the sun. Located above the quaint town of Coral Bay, and an easy five minutes from beautiful beaches, Ajax Peak is the perfect place to be; the tradewinds provide a pleasant cooling breeze all day and the morning sunrise is an incredible sight. The shade in the late afternoon encourages drinks on the deck for very colorful sunsets and incredible views. The gardens have many native plants, flowers, and fruit trees. Often, Hummingbirds and Bananaquits visit the bird feeders, and hawks can be seen soaring above.

Completely off the grid of water and power, the house uses solar energy to power everything inside, and it has done so since 1978. The water is collected via rainwater on the roof, and is stored below the house. Rest assured, there is no shortage of power and water, with a full size refrigerator and freezer, four burner stove, dishwasher, and many other modern appliances. In case of many shady days, a backup generator away from the house will come on and you won’t even hear it. High House allows you to take a Caribbean vacation and relax while making a lighter carbon footprint than at a busy resort.

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/13/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome:

    Childrens games and sand toys available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Alternative Lifestyle

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single

    beds can be converted into king size bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Master bedroom - king size Beds (1) Guest bedroom - Twin or Single Beds (3). Twin beds can be converted into a king....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Musical instruments are available. Steel and Nylon string guitars available. Small electronic Piano available. Deposit required....moreless


  • Books:

    Many hardbacks and paperbacks available to read. Childrens books are also available....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Games and puzzles are stored in cabinet. Some art supplies (crayons and paints) are available too....moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Beautiful 46' flat screen tv...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach/sand toys are available....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    High House has stunning views over the East End of St. John and the British Virgin Islands...moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    The house offers 2 eating areas. One table is 2 person and a second table is 4 person with a leaf which folds up for 6 people...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    There are 3 long clothes lines under cover to hang laundry. Laundry dries in a couple hours with the breeze....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large living room with lazy boy chairs and couch. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking is in front of the house on a circular drive. All paved....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Paved drive to the house with a easy turn around...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    bath towels and beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Melitta Coffee filter system electric drip coffee maker ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    coffee grinder, berghof knifes, s/s pots and pans...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    full size oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    large pantry to store food...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Overlooks the East end of St. John and the British Virgin islands...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    the side deck has a spa and gardens with a view overlooking the East end of St. John...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    New 4 person sundance spa with views overlooking the east end of St. John and beyond...moreless



Write a review 5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Nov 16 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

Low Season
May 1 - Nov 14, 2017
5 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 12.5%


Rates are based on 2 guests. Additional guests are $45/pp/nt. Children 10 and under are $30/child/nt.

We accept personal checks, bank checks, or money orders. Reservations are held 10 days from date of invoice and the balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.

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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Last updated: 03/13/2017
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16 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cyril King International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Skinnys Bar & Grilll, Pickles, Pickles, Aqua Bisto
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
St. Thomas Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mahogany Run, St. Thomas VI
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Skinnys Bar and Grill, Pickles, Island Blues
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Maho Bay

Manager info

Why Upper Carolina (Coral Bay, St. John, USVI):
High House is an amazing house. Check out how comfortable life can be living off the grid. The house operates on 3 kilowatts of solar energy, a wind generator, and 32 deep cell storage batteries. It is not difficult to use our natural resources like the sun and wind to live a comfortable environmentally friendly life.:)

The Unique Benefits at this House:
High House has a very open feel with incredible views. The whole front of the house is sliding glass doors opening out to a deck overlooking Coral Bay, East End of St. John, and all the British Virgin Islands. Facing Easterly, the tradewinds blow throughout the year providing a nice cool temperature all year round. High House is also located at the top of Ajax Peak at the end of the road on a 5 acre estate providing the utmost in privacy. Operating totally off the grid, High House never loses power even if the rest of the island is in the dark.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/13/2017

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  • Welcome to High House

    Welcome to High House

  • great room and entertainment center

    great room and entertainment center

  • Kitchen Island

    Kitchen Island

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • Guest Room - Twin Beds

    Guest Room - Twin Beds

  • Guest Bedroom Bathroom

    Guest Bedroom Bathroom

  • View of Coral Bay and beyond

    View of Coral Bay and beyond

  • Sunrise :)

    Sunrise :)

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Kitchen Island

    Kitchen Island

  • view of Coral Bay

    view of Coral Bay

  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • Guest bedroom - twins made into a king bed

    Guest bedroom - twins made into a king bed

  • Hot Tub deck

    Hot Tub deck

  • view from the deck

    view from the deck

VRBO #255842

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, March 13, 2017

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