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Hart Bay Ridge:Comfort, Quality, Privacy.

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Hart Bay Ridge: Comfort, Quality,Privacy. Newly Constructed and new to the Rental Market.

Located on St. John USVI, Hart Bay Ridge is perched 400’ above the Caribbean Sea overlooking Hart Bay and Chocolate Hole Bay with sweeping sea views of St. Croix to the South and St. Thomas to the west.

Let the sounds of the Hart Bay surf relax you while enjoying the fantastic sunsets. Soak in the sun on the brick pool deck while watching sea birds soar the ridge or cool off in the swimming pool wrapped with native island stone. The shade seekers will enjoy the multiple covered porch options.

Just 10 minutes from Cruz Bay at the end of an unpaved road offering privacy and seclusion, Hart Bay Ridge offers 3 bedrooms (king beds) with en-suite baths, a 25’x25’ great room ideal for family gatherings and meals, a cozy media room with mahogany wet bar, and an office for staying in touch.

The main entrance to Hart Bay Ridge is by way of the large great room offering a modern kitchen, large dining table with seating for 8, comfortable furnishings, walk-out access to the covered porch and expansive views of the Caribbean. Also included is a modern entertainment center including a 46” flat screen satellite TV, Denon Surround Sound, Blu-Ray DVD player, and an iPod audio hook-up.

The great room is flanked by two large bedrooms (king beds) with en-suite baths, zone-controlled air conditioning, sea views, and direct access to the covered porch.

The lower level of Hart Bay Ridge is serviced by an interior mahogany staircase and includes the 3rd bedroom with ocean views, media room, office and laundry room. The 3rd bedroom offers a king bed (or 2 twin beds) with en-suite bath and direct access to a covered porch surrounded by the landscaped backyard. The separate nautical theme media room offers a 40” flat screen satellite TV, Denon Surround Sound, and Blu-Ray DVD player. In addition to high-speed internet, the office includes a combination fax/printer/scanner/copier and is tucked away off the media room for quiet and privacy. The lower level also offers zone-controlled air conditioning.

Completed in 2009, Hart Bay Ridge caters very comfortably to both couples and families up to a maximum of 6. It offers a private location yet remains conveniently located to Cruz Bay and is within 15~20 minutes of the beautiful St. John North Shore beaches.

Keywords: Stunning Views, Sunsets, Comfort, Quality, Privacy, Interior Staircase Access, Pool, Mahogany Accents, Flat Yard, Cruz Bay, Rendezvous, Basketball, Boatman Point, South Shore, Bovocap Views, Close to town, Kid friendly, House, St. John, Caribbean,Family vacation villa

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017


Estate Rendezvous and Ditlef Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2) Lower Level Bedroom King Bed can be converted to two twin beds
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Flat yard, Basketball Hoop, Office, Media Room, Croquet,


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Hart Bay Ridge:Comfort, Quality, Privacy.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Our three generation family of 6 (2 grandparents, son and daughter-in-law, 2 grandchildren ages 10 and 13) had a wonderful time at Hart Bay Ridge. St John is always spectacular and this house makes it even better. The house was a perfect fit for our family. EVERYTHING was in working order. Hilarie and Jason were great hosts and quickly responsive to even the smallest of questions. This was our second visit to Hart Bay Ridge. There is no question. When we return to St John we know where we will want to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Appleton, WI, USA


  • 5 of 5

Our family was blessed to have found such a beautiful home on the south side of St. John with easy access to all the island has to offer. Superb home with open island feel and plenty of space to unwind. Gorgeous views along the expansive porch overlooking the ocean below that provides ample shade to stay cool on hot days. The exterior landscaping and pool area were fantastic along with a high quality gas grill to cook fresh fish from The Fish Trap in Cruz Bay. Each bedroom is spacious and relaxing and spread out in the home from each other for privacy. The kitchen has every amenity that you could ever require a coffee maker, blender, pots and pans, cooking knives, etc... There was a full spice rack for your creations. Making the arrangements was easy and Hilarie assisted with our jeep rental. Any questions or concerns were promptly addressed however we really didn't have any issues since the home was great. As someone else noted, the end of the road is gravel and a bit bumpy but don't be alarmed since it keeps other people from adventuring to the home for privacy and once you make it to the home the first time it is not a problem. Going for walks down the road to boatmen point is nice and there is always the Easterly Trade Winds to keep you cool. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay on the island and would strongly recommend Hart Bay Ridge and working with Hilarie. Wifi throughout the home is great for teenagers. Excellent TV and satellite with Blu Ray in two spots in the home to watch movies or listen to music.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shepherdsotwn, WV

Hart Bay Ridge - Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth year traveling to St. John for a week's winter escape. And this was our fourth vacation rental home -- it was the best one yet. The views from this home perched high up above Hart Bay are nothing short of spectacular. The standouts for this home are many. It is of superior construction and everything about the house, the pool and the grounds are high quality. The house is meticulously clean and extremely comfortable - there were five of us and there is plenty of room to spread out. The media room was the perfect place to watch the Oscars with a very large screen TV and surround sound. And the multi-zone WIFI worked perfectly.The lighting in and outside the house is fantastic and there is plenty of it! Ceiling fans throughout the house kept it plenty comfortable and we only used the air-condition in the beds a few nights. The kitchen is truly the most well stocked I've experienced in a vacation rental home - we have rented many. There are more dishes, pots, pans, glasses, cutlery and tools then you can possibly use. Nothing was missing and the cutting and chopping knives were sharp (a big thing and typically not the case in vacation rentals)! The appliances are all top-shelf -- KitchenAid and even a convection oven. There are plenty of pool toys, beach toys, chairs and coolers. The house has a secluded feeling (in a good way) although its only about a five minute drive to a good grocery store - St. John Market and five minutes more to downtown Cruz Bay. The last part of the road up to the house is unpaved (not unusual on St John) and we had rented a jeep and would recommend renting a jeep or other high clearance vehicle to handle the road. - But there is a large, paved driveway at the house - that makes up for the rutty road!

We enjoyed seeing lots of wildlife -- many birds including humming birds, iguanas, frogs, little lizards, bats and even a tarantula (turned up dead at the downstairs door). And "Stretch" the resident freshwater turtle who lives in the pond was a fun to feed and watch. Nights presented us with fantastic starry skies as there is very little ambient light to disrupt star gazing. We spent many evenings sitting on the pool patio watching the night sky. Hilarie, the owner, was wonderful to work with and very accommodating. We can't wait to return to this house next year - we all felt that we didn't need to look further for the perfect vacation rental for us on St. John.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Castle, NH

Perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful week's stay at Hart Bay Ridge with our adult children and two young grand children. The house is perfect for the many ages we had with space to spread out. The house is immaculate and very well maintained with a pool that sparkles and invites you to swim at all hours. Many extras are provided throughout the house to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. We ate many of our meals in at night since we had "little ones" with us and the kitchen is well supplied for cooking. Beautiful outside dining table on the porch for breakfasts and dinners with magnificent sunsets. Each day we packed a picnic for a different beach and coolers, ice packs, umbrellas, beach toys, towels and beach chairs were all readily available for our use at Hart Bay Ridge. Bed mattresses are extremely comfortable providing good support and the linens and towels are of high quality. We have rented on St. John before and not always found this to be the case. We could not have been happier with our stay. Hilarie is an excellent owner, manager and ambassador to the island. She provided many good suggestions before our arrival and was always prompt in her responses to our questions. Enjoy your stay here!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House with Perfect Views

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my husband and four children (ages 11,9,8 and 5) at Hart Bay Ridge recently. We had a wonderful vacation and enjoyed the home very much. The house has everything a family needs to live comfortably, plus lots of extras (pool toys, beach chairs, coolers etc.) When we arrived I found the house very clean and we had no problems while we vacationed. The views from the porch are amazing and though we spent most of out days at the beaches it was nice to come back to HartRidge and relax by the pool. Hilarie was wonderful to work with and I would recommend this home for anyone looking to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of St. John.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Property!

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing! The views are stunning in every direction, and even the beautiful pictures don't do it justice. The house was very clean and well-maintained, in addition to being well-stocked with everything you could possibly need. The beds are super comfortable and the bedrooms very spacious. The pool area and outdoor living spaces are gorgeous and were our favorite parts of the house. The property is very private and quiet, but close enough to Cruz Bay for a short drive.

The property manager was great to work with and was very helpful with every aspect of our stay.

I would highly recommend this property and hope that I can stay there again on my next visit to this beautiful island!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Estate Rendezvous and Ditlef Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer '17
Apr 15 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Winter '18: 1-2
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 13 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

NOTE: Please email owner for rate details.

Summer '17 April 15,2017 - Dec 15,2017: $3800/week(3-4 people) and $4500/week(5-6 people)
Winter '18 Dec 16,2017 - April 13,2018: $5000/week (3-4 people) and $5700/week(5-6 people)
Christmas/New Year: $6,200/week
Cleaning fee applies for stays less than 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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