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Almost Heaven - Amazing views!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 15 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

This luxurious, home offers a respite on Bordeaux Mountain. This two-level house has a spectacular, panoramic view of surrounding Coral Bay and the neighboring Tortola and Drake's Passage.

This spacious house was finished with West Indian stonework both inside and out. It has three bedrooms--including two queen size bedrooms and also one master bedroom with a king-size bed--and three full bathrooms. The two bedrooms open, via sliding doors, onto the completely screened in porches.

The sleek kitchen is fully functional with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and cherry wood cabinets. All the conveniences of home are here, such as a Keurig (coffee maker), blender, toaster - everything you need to relax and enjoy your home away from home.

Relax on upscale Caribbean furniture in the great room, surf the web on the WiFi, or watch a movie on the 42' inch television. Better yet, enjoy Bordeaux Mountain's cool summer breezes by stepping into the sun deck, which is fully furnished with chaises, chairs, and a table for outdoor dining or simply enjoying the view. The 45 foot lap pool and a six person hot tub make you feel you are almost in heaven.

Recommendations: This is on Bordeaux Mountain and all guests should have 4 wheel drive.

Keywords: Getaway, House

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Why Daniel chose Coral Bay

We had this villa built because we cannot imagine a better place to vacation than St. John. Our 'Almost Heaven' has a spectacular, panoramic view of surrounding Coral Bay and the neighboring Tortola and Drake's Passage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Clancy's for sharing your beautiful home! The villa was so luxurious, the attention to detail with décor and amenities takes it to a new standard for other vacation villas - don't think any can compare!
Dec 2013
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Estate Carolina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • The 3 bathrooms have showers.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) One Queen size bedroom is located next to the great room. The King size bedroom and Queen size bedroom are on the lower level. \
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
All guests should have 4 wheel drive vehicles who decide to stay at this house.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Almost Heaven - Amazing views!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 31 reviews

View was great, house had some issues. Hot tub didn't work right. House was not all in good repair,.

  • 3 of 5

House is great. View was awesome. The road in was challenging, but very doable. The upkeep of the house was less than satisfactory. Lights burned out, dishwasher not properly installed. Hot tub worked part way part of the time. The property manager was nice, but did not return calls, or communicate what he would do to resolve the issues. The most disappointing part was that the issues with the hot tub were known , but had not been resolved prior to our stay. I do not like paying for services not rendered. We did have a wonderful time and will return to St John, but would not rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Always Almost Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd time staying at Almost Heaven and we can't wait to go back! The house has everything you need to relax. Great beach chairs and cooler made spending the day at the beach a breeze. The house is perfectly located in Coral Bay and gets the best sunrise! Love the pool, hot tub, and outdoor shower!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful property and amazing location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over Thanksgiving - what a wonderful location at any time of year! To escape from the cold in New England and arrive to beautiful sunny skies on St John - that was certainly "Almost Heaven", And the house was fabulous with the most breathtaking view of Coral Bay from the veranda. Having breakfast out there every morning listening to the birds was all I needed to relax. This property is so well equipped with everything you need, and more. The pool and hot tub are amazing. We enjoyed the restaurants in Coral Bay and only went to Cruz bay once during our stay. The North Shore beaches are fabulous and all within easy reach of the property by car. We would definitely plan on returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, great value

  • 5 of 5

* Well-equipped kitchen, pool, towels, etc.

* Fabulous views

* Air con in all 3 bedrooms was welcome

* Scary driveway (4WD is mandatory)

* About 20 minutes to the North Shore beaches

* Liked the funkier, less touristy atmosphere of Coral Bay, but if you're looking for a lot of nightlife, you may want to be closer to Cruz Bay.

We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hawthorne, NJ


  • 5 of 5

This is the third year in a row my family has stayed at Almost Heave, The house is very comfortable, the view of Coral Bay is amazing. It is close to everything in Coral Bay and since St. John is a small island it is very easy to get to Cruz Bay. The pool is amazing. It has wi-fi, TV, cooking utensils. And the caretaker, Sylvester, is just a call away if you need anything. We love this place and plan on returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jersey Village, Texas

Beautiful and Quiet. Fantastic View.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Almost Heaven. With our daughters and son-in-laws. Two of we couples were celebrating our Wedding Anniversaries. The view is magnificent. Every morning sitting on the screened veranda, watching the sun come up over Coral Bay, drinking our coffee. This Villa is located high up on the side of Bordeaux Mountain. On this side of Coral Bay you catch the cool breezes. It is not easy to get to, even with a four-wheel drive Jeep. The road is rocky and very rough, and is up and down. Not for the Faint-of-heart. You have to back down the driveway after you have turned around. But it is worth it. Our visit was quiet as there were no neighbors.

The swimming pool is very large and well maintained. Nice reclining lounges. The Villa has all of the conveniences you need. The mattress in the Master Bedroom is very comfortable. Our daughters did complain that the mattresses in the downstairs bedrooms were not comfortable.

When you go to the Beach, the owners have provided Beach Chairs and a Cooler. On the Patio is a nice clean Grill.

We would recommend that the bathrooms be furnished with washcloths, at least two per person.

We could have used a pair of binoculars, in order to see more of Bordeaux Mountain and the Beautiful Coral Bay.

The caretaker, Sylvester, was attentive to our needs. We did notice that all of the floors needed to be thoroughly mopped and scrubbed. The counters and coffee table also needed to be scrubbed down.

Every convenience that you need is in this Beautiful Villa.

We found some great restaurants close by. Aqua Bistro, Indigo, Miss Lucy's. And a good fully-stocked grocery is located next to Aqua Bistro.

One of our daughters has stayed here before. If we ever get back to St. John this is where we will want to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Almost Heaven overlooks Coral Bay, Tortola


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Nov 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Year's
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 4 2018
15 night minimum stay
Flat fee
High Season 2018
Jan 5 2018 - Apr 14 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Low Season 2018
Apr 15 2018 - Nov 17 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rates are based on two people stay and does change based on the per person. Holiday rates do vary from the price listed please inquire directly. Rates are subject to change without notice.

Cleaning fee of $100 added for stays less than 4 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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