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Last Min.Spec.$1,400 $3,500 wk. Open Jan.24- Feb.5, 4 Bed/4 Ba, Pool, A/

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Meritage Great House is the perfect vacation getaway! Just three minutes from the lively town of Cruz Bay where you can find the best restaurants and shopping areas in the island, Meritage offers a romantic setting overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Situated on the hillside of Chocolate Hole,St. John, USVI, Meritage is just a short walk down a winding path to tranquil Hart Bay. Hart Bay is also perfect for beach combing, sunbathing and some of St. John's finest snorkeling.

Meritage has three levels of decks, with bedrooms on each level. There is a sundeck around the pool and wrap around covered decks on two levels, many different gathering places for your group, and secluded places for privacy. There is a wireless internet connection throughout the house.The villa was recently renovated with new furniture and hand-painted wall accents with faux finishing. From the decks you can see the islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas in the distance. Relax poolside and listen to the surf roll in from Hart Bay Beach which is just a five minute walk down from the house. Lay in the hammock sipping your favorite cocktail while you watch a dramatic Caribbean sunset!

The well-stocked kitchen with Italian granite counter tops is a great place to create a feast. Or, you may simply want to whip up a tropical concoction by the pool.How could life be any better?

Please check our complete details at meritagestjohn. com.

PLEASE CHECK OUR OTHER SPECIAL OFFER FOR OUR COTTAGE (full facility and Jacuzi) on the property listing#35289

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Chris Rosbrook
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017


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(3 traveler reviews)

Last Min.Spec.$1,400 $3,500 wk. Open Jan.24- Feb.5, 4 Bed/4 Ba, Pool, A/
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 3 couples and one single just returned from our 10-day vacation on St. John. Sinbad welcomed us at the ferry, escorted us to the house and gave us a complete tour. Each of the 4 BR's has its own private entrance, bath with shower, a/c as well as a private decks with seating to enjoy the exceptional views. The communal area has a full kitchen, large dining table for 8, TV, fast wifi, bar, and ceiling fans. The large main deck has a very nice gas grill, more outdoor seating and another dining table. The pool was cool with plenty of seating to nap or sunbathe. There are so many extras provided by the host. Coolers, beach chairs, towels, pool floats, and ample recommendations for activities. Most activities are about 10-15 minutes away by car. Taxis are no problem. Private chefs and cleaning services are available. The water is filtered and tastes great. The bedrooms have reading lamps and plenty of closet space. There is ambient lighting by the pool and in the main living area. We loved watching the many iguana's, gecko's and birds that frequent the property. The property is lovely, great location up on the hill to catch the breezes and enjoy the views, the owner could not have been more helpful and Sinbad is a phone call away although we had no reason to call.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: KD, So happy to hear that you loved the house and had a great vacation. It's always nice to know our guest appreciate all out efforts to make their vacation a pleasant one. Thanks for writing. Chris
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Loved the Meritage House! Exactly as Advertised!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week over Christmas at the Meritage House. The house was just as described on the web site and the pictures were up to date. The house was extremely clean, well maintained and had every amenity we needed; no need to bring anything but your bathing suit. Not luxurious - but had a great “island feel."

We loved the set-up of the house; the main living area was on the top floor and all the bedrooms were below and each bedroom had its own bath. That allowed for everyone to have privacy, peace and quiet if they needed it.

Having Sinbad (the property manager) was a plus as well. He picked us from the Ferry in Hart Bay, and gave us a quick tour of everything we'd need to know around town - grocery stores, restaurants, etc. Nothing went wrong during out trip, but we knew that if anything did, he was there to help.

The location was extremely convenient; a five minute drive to town (Hart Bay) and 15-20 minute drive to the most beauitful beaches in the world (in particular, the North Shore beaches).

We would not hesitate to book this house again when we return to St. John’s!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We are 4 girlfriends from Philly that took an adventurous vacation together for the first time. This home was absolutely wonderful for us. The owner was very accommodating getting us set up prior to our departure then he handed us over to Sinbad once we arrived on island. Sinbad greeted us at the car ferry dock, showed us the route and pointed out everything we needed to know along the way. From all the great advice to the special cocktails he made I knew we were in good hands. The property could not have been better. The bedrooms were perfect for our group with lots of privacy and each bedroom had its own outside seating as well. Everything was very clean and well taken care of. We used the coolers and beach chairs provided every day then took a dip In our pool when we got home each night. Every day was an adventure and each morning over breakfast on the deck was a great place recap the events of the night before and plan the day's activities! I would highly recommend Meritage Great House to anyone looking to stay on St. John. It's location is perfect and the house is beautiful. When looking for a taxi ask for Marvin. He is on Sinbad's list under Franklin's number who is his dad. Tell him 4 girls from Philly sent you!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly, We are delighted to hear about your wonderful stay at Meritage Great House. It is exactly what we try to achieve for all out guest and are just so happy to hear that everything went so well for you girls. Thanks for your generous remarks and we hope you come back to join us in the future. Chris Rosbrook
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Rates & Availability

Cruz Bay Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Jan 6 2017 - Apr 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
Apr 24 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
X-mas/New Years
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Cleaning fee of $200 will be added to all bookings under 6 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Cruz Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king , or two twin
  • King size beds (4),( King or 2 Twin beds option for one bedroom) Queen size blow up mattress for extra kids Pack-N-Play for infants
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • health/beauty spa
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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