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Blue Wrasse - Cute Little Cottage Withstood Irma Fully Intact!!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Blue Wrasse came through Hurricane Irma great and is ready for renters once power returns - hopefully by Christmas 2017! Wonderful location for a family on a budget! Gorgeous views of Coral Bay. Cute little cottage (this is not a luxury villa) sleeps up to 6: two on queen size bed in bedroom, two in king size bed in the loft, and two on the pullout futon. Updated kitchen is fully stocked with all the necessary utensils, plates, cups, and cooking supplies.

This cottage sits at the bottom of the lot and thus has many steps (82) down to the unit. This cottage is probably not for the elderly.

The cottage has air conditioning throughout, with the exception of the screened in porch and screened-in bathroom - what a view from the bathroom! The bathroom was recently renovated with all new tile and fixtures.

Relax on the deck and porch while sipping cocktails looking at the boats anchored just below. Plenty of nearby restaurants and beaches to keep you busy all day long!

In order to keep our rental rates as low as they are, the cottage only comes with 1 bath towel, 1 washcloth, and 1 beach towel per registered guest per week and linens for the number of registered guests at arrival. The cottage does not include in-stay housekeeping or towel/linen service. If you would like in-stay cleaning services you can arrange that directly with our on-island managers at your own cost. Additionally, if you feel you may need more at your arrival, please ask when making your reservation to pre-pay for 1 additional of each towel per person per week ($50 for 2 guests, $75 for 4 guests, and $100 for 6 guests) and we will add that fee to your reservation. There are several laundromats on the island as well if you would prefer to clean your own towels during your stay.

For those who have been to St John before you can rest easy that the road to the house is a concrete straightaway with no switchbacks!

Keywords: cottage, view, sleeps 6, air conditioning

More Details

Property Manager
John Hilbert
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 10, 2017

Why John Hilbert chose Estate Carolina

We just love the peace and quiet of Coral Bay and the view from the cottage is spectacular! We bought this particular house because the drive to the house is up a simple straight concrete road with no switchbacks and no issues

What makes this cottage unique

The porch and view for this price is undoubtably the best feature of Blue Wrasse Cottage but the accessibility is also wonderful. Many if not most rentals on St John require a SUV to get to them and have harrowing drives around steep turns and in many cases unpaved roads. Not at Blue Wrasse Cottage - simple easy drive straight up a concrete road!


Estate Carolina Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Blue Wrasse - Cute Little Cottage Withstood Irma Fully Intact!!
average rating of 4.826087 based on 69 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Blue Wrasse Cottage was wonderful! It was exactly what we were looking for. The tree house explanation is perfect! It was very cool. This trip only consisted of my wife and I, but we definitely are going to go back and take the kids. They would love the tree house feel with that amazing view. Everything was nice and clean. Coral Bay was really nice with excellent restaurants. The drive to the beaches every day was not very far at all. Cinnamon Bay was only about a 15 minute drive, along with all the other beaches in the area. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blue Wrasse St. John

  • 5 of 5

Villa was in great condition and was perfect for our group.

Location in Coral Bay was close to secluded beaches and great restaurants.

Minimized the drive to reach the beaches and snorkeling that we wanted to get to.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Treetop Millionare Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Very friendly, accommodating owners. Property was set up with everything to keep your mind occupied and relaxed. Shed at top made travel around St. John less stressful with its beach chairs and snorkel gear. View out window is even better than the pictures. We plan to return if still a available next year

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love the summary of "Treetop Millionaire Bungalow" - sums it up! Look forward to hosting you again next year!
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  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific time. The view is amazing and you feel like you are in a jungle paradise. It might seem a bit strange to some that the bathroom and shower are outdoors, but this never bothered us and we never saw/heard anyone. We brought a small water filtration system to filter the rain water which worked well. Blue Wrasse is highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed Blue Wrasse! The bathroom and shower are always everyone's favorite surprises about the cottage! Come again!
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The most amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved everything about Blue Wrasse. Felt like we were in a tree house tucked away on the hill, it was so peaceful and quiet. I was pleasantly surprised with the layout, it was something I didn't picture. But it was so unique, I want a place just like it! The outside bathroom idea is amazing, and the screened in porch is the perfect place to sit at any time. The property managers were so helpful, and genuinely great people. I can't wait to go back!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Perfectly worded! Our son says the same thing about the cottage - calling it his tree house - and he vows that if we ever change ANYTHING he will put it back to the way it was after we are gone... lol Come again!
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Tropical, quiet, perfect little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I love the upgrades that the owners have done to the villa since I was there last. The view of the BVIs from the screened-in back porch is always how we kick off our vacation. The house was clean as a whistle, there were fresh flowers waiting on us and they had collected actual salt from Salt Pond Bay and left it in a Ziploc bag for us to use. I ended up taking it home for cooking. I've stayed in several different homes in St John and this one by far has the most personality and best views of the BVIs. I also love the tiny community of Coral Bay and close to all of our favorite beaches and hikes. Looking forward to our next Blue Wrasse stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! Come again soon!
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.5%

Total Booking Charges (less any taxes) are non-refundable unless Owner is able to re-rent the cottage, less a 20% handling charge of the total rental. No refunds will be made for cancellations made within 60 days of arrival. Guests are encouraged to purchase travelers insurance, especially when traveling during hurricane season, July-November. St John can be at risk for hurricanes.

Let owner know if you would like to pre-reserve extra towels at booking. Fee is $50 for 2 guests, $75 for 4 guests, and $100 for 6 guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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