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Sensational Views at Lagoon Point

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 4 adults, or 2 adults + up to 3 kids)

Lagoon Point is a custom-designed contemporary house located within the boundaries of the Lagoon Point National Natural Landmark in the Quacco & Zimmerman area of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Situated on the hillside above Coral Bay, Lagoon Point offers sensational views of a unique fringing coral reef, the east end of St. John, the British Virgin Islands, and the Caribbean Sea.

Lagoon Point was designed as an affordable, relaxing vacation home for one or two couples(up to 4 adults) or for a family with 1 to 3 older children. Enjoy the lovely views, sun, sea, snorkeling, swimming, hiking, exploring the wide variety of beaches and coves on St. John during the day. New living room furniture, satellite TV, WiFi internet, and new decks will enhance your enjoyment of our house, but don't miss the sparkling stars and moonlight over the water at night.

St. John is the smallest of the three major U.S. Virgin Islands, 9 miles long, 4 miles wide. It is hilly with an irregular coastline featuring fabulous beaches, coves, bays and rocky headlands. More than half of the island is part of the Virgin Islands National Park, which is famous for its beautiful white sandy beaches, hiking trails, scenic mountain roads, and historic sugar mill ruins. The clear warm water is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking ,sailing and paddle boarding.

Keywords: Coral Bay, St.John, rental house

More Details

Owner
Joan and Harry Valentine
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Joan and Harry Valentine

We have enjoyed St. John for more than 40 years, and purchased our property in 1978. Lagoon Point was built in the early 1980's and features sensational views described below. We love the beaches, snorkeling, fishing, hiking and star gazing from our deck. It's a great place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of St. John.

Joan and Harry Valentine purchased this house in 1978

Why Joan and Harry Valentine chose Coral Bay

Lagoon Point has one of the best views on the island of St. John!~ A unique fringing coral reef, a lagoon, and a salt pond combine with spectacular views across Coral Bay of the National Park, East End of St. John, Flannagan, Pelican, and LeDuck Island, including several British Virgin Islands: Mt. Sage on Tortola, Norman and Peter Islands. Across the Caribbean Sea, St. Croix can be seen 35 miles away.

What makes this house unique

From our deck, enjoy bird watching, marine life in the lagoon, ever changing colors of Coral Bay by day, stellar stargazing and the sound of gentle surf by night. Peaceful and relaxing. A great place to unwind!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks

At Skinny's we had the best seat

Key lime pie in the tropical heat

With art for lost "soles"

And friendly Hellos,

Chris and Company served up a hot beat.



Of calabash, mambo and gum

We learned to identify some.

Bright coral; fast fishes

Miss Lucy's great dishes

And not too much punch with the rum.



Great memories we have more than a few

Daily dips, and your deck---what a view!

Where pelicans fly by

At the height of your eye;

The sea every possible blue.
Nov 2015
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Map

Car: necessary

Virgin Islands National Park

Amenities

Estate Saint Quaco and Zimmerman House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 bathrooms with enclosed open air showers
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • 1 new Queen size Bed with Memory Foam mattress, new nightstands in MBR, 2 twin beds in guest room, 1 fold out chair suitable for a child, 1 Twin size Aero bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ceiling fans in each room; private, enclosed open-air showers. Ceramic tile floors throughout house. Small indoor grill (George Foreman type). Picnic coolers. Beach chairs for beach and some snorkel gear are located in twin BR closet. Paperback library.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 40 reviews
5

Wish we were still there

  • 5 of 5

St John has been our "go to" Caribbean island for years. We have visited most islands in the Sea, but St. John has always been our favorite.

It is clean, well cared for, the people are friendly and kind, and we have always found it safe. The beauty is unsurpassed. You can travel from busy Cruz Bay to tranquil Coral Bay...the choices are an individuals to make

This home was perfect for us. It is definitely the most clean, and orderly of any we have rented anywhere...some double the price. It is well provisioned with perfect pots/pans/utensils (even sharp knives)/dishes/glassware....everything is appropriate, more than enough, organized, and did I mention "clean".

The tradewinds are delightful while sitting on the deck/in the house/lying in bed. The view is spectacular...in fact there is no better view on St John or anywhere else in the Islands.

I recommend this home to everyone....as the Owner noted, however, not appropriate for small children - I assume they are referring to the ballister construction on the deck....great for viewing the Bay and the BVI

though.

Joyce Desmarais

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

Lagoon Point was perfect! Clean, well supplied and easy to find! The views from the deck were amazing!

Each day we started with coffee on the deck, then went for a hike, then to a new beach for snorkeling, back to the deck for drinks/snacks, then out to dinner! Repeat for a week! We came home rested and relaxed!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tranquil home with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just stayed at Lagoon Point for the week. We met Joan and Harry last year while dancing at Skinny Legs and are so grateful for the fortuitous encounter. The house has stunning views and wonderful outdoor showers. It's situated close to Coral Bay, but also tucked away so that it feels remote. The narrow driveway can be a bit tricky to navigate, but they've just added an additional parking area where you can turn around. All in all, we can't say enough about what a wonderfully relaxing week we had at this home.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great view; well appointed house

  • 5 of 5

The chance to enjoy the view, wind, and sounds of the night critters at this house was transformative. Everything at the house itself was just right - comfy bed, enough in the kitchen to cook, relaxed sitting area indoors. The open air showers in the bathroom is something I will look forward to if we return, which I hope we do. We had everything we needed, even Band-Aids.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, serene getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I vacationed at Lagoon Point for one amazing week in July with two very dear relatives. The hilly location was lovely; the 180-degree view from the balcony was incredible--watching the sunrises and sunsets over Coral Bay with the island of Tortola in the distance was divine.

There is no AC in the dwelling, but there are constant, cooling Tradewinds, so it is not a necessity. With the screened windows and sliding glass doors kept open (and ceiling fans running if desired), we were always comfortable. One thing we found quaint, charming and unique was the screened-in indoor/outdoor shower attached to the restroom. Loved it!

The kitchen was adequately stocked with dishes, utensils and cookware -- next time we visit, however, we will bring a pot scraper/spatula, as that was missing. We ate all our meals at home--brought a fair portion of the non-fresh food with us, as we knew food in the islands is 2-2.5 X the price we'd pay stateside.

There is plenty to do on the island; we rented a vehicle on St John and enjoyed exploring. There are numerous snorkeling destinations; recommend either bringing your own gear or renting from Crabby's, about a mile from the house. There are a few sets of fins and a leaky mask/snorkel in one of the closets--and several beach chairs if you want to use them!

It was not really the season to hike (warm during the day), but there are a lot of hiking trails to enjoy if your visit is in the fall/winter/spring seasons.

In summary, our stay was fantastic--the home was perfect for us, and we look forward to another vacation stay at Lagoon Point!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was a great place to stay, quiet, fully equipped with everything we needed and the best view!

  • 5 of 5

The Valentines were so helpful and the key was in the door when we arrived. The driveway is really steep but from the house you have an amazing view, a constant breeze and good beds. The bathrooms are unique, and we loved the outdoor feel. We rented a jeep and snorkeled in every bay and beach we had time for then relaxed in this comfortable house! We all agreed it was a great week!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $45 per person per night

Rates listed are for 2 people. Each additional person: Low Season $36/night; High Season $45/night. Prices DO include VI Hotel taxes of 12.5% in 2016). Rentals of 5 nights or less incur a cleaning fee of $150. No refunds, unless time period is booked by another party, but amounts paid can be used toward a future rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund