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Luxury beachfront condo with penthouse master suite

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,665 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Spectacular views at Pelican Cove - Your own luxury Caribbean Penthouse

1,665 sq. ft. Penthouse – 3rd floor with exclusive 4th floor master suite, soaring ceilings and two large covered balconies one for dining and grilling, including teak wood bar. The upper balcony is an exclusive 4th floor private oasis, which features spectacular panoramic Caribbean views. This truly sets our property apart from all others. Enjoy watching the sky and listening to the surf with a gentle breeze from your perch on top of this idyllic beachfront condo.

St. Croix is the largest, most diverse, and friendliest of the US Virgin Islands. It isn't too touristy; it feels like a small town, and yet there is much to do and see.

Accommodations: Penthouse condominium, 3 bedrooms (beds... 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Twins/King) There are two full baths with double sinks and a half-bath. The master suite has a view of Buck Island from shower. Everything you need is included - linens, completely equipped kitchen, in-unit private laundry, towels, and and beach chairs.

The sea is a protected coral reef, great for beach combing wave washed shells and sea glass. Access to the Pelican Cove beach is only a few feet from our back door. Lounge chairs await on the secluded strip of sandy beach. While all beach edges on the Island are public, Pelican Cove has a private manicured beach cut into its property line. More often than not, the beach is occupied only by sea birds and white egrets.

A few steps walking down the beach is excellent swimming and great snorkeling. St. Croix is famous for diving and snorkeling! Kayaking is minutes away with phosphorescent night trips available. Horseback riding on the beach can be arranged.

Our huge private pool (for Pelican Cove guests) is crystal clear and purified without unpleasant chlorine. There is also an open-air, hot tub adjacent to the pool.

This secluded area is ideal for teenagers to be independent and yet close to the property.

The pool setting is large enough to allow couples their privacy and families plenty of space for fun.

Nightlife ...

The Palms Resort is only a five minute walk along a lighted path and presents a wide variety of live entertainment to all. 'There's something fun for everyone almost every night of the week!' There is no need to leave the area for fun and food - 2 restaurants/pubs are right next door, but not intrusive. Ideal for an evening out without needing to travel in a car.

Duty Free Shopping in downtown Christiansted and a myriad of restaurants and night life are a ten minute drive from the condo. St Croix also features St George Botanical Gardens, Buck Island National Park, the Whim Plantation experience, many guided tours (snorkeling, diving and sunset cruises), golf courses and a casino.

This Penthouse luxury condo feels like a whole villa - private, quiet, two levels, not a soul peeking into your balcony areas, white egrets nesting in the wild within view.

Pelican Cove is one of the top three condominiums on St. Croix, and is the most centrally located. Our gated community has an on-site maintenance staff, who are always eager to be of assistance.

We come several times a year to avail ourselves of it's unique benefits and to make sure the property is well maintained for our guests; many return year-after-year.

The weather is typically tropical and sunny and varies little between seasons although summer is slightly more humid. The temperature averages in the 80's during the day and 70's at night. Brief showers of rain (most last only minutes) provide a total annual rainfall of about 45 inches. Trade winds gently blow across the island, keeping the humidity low.

English is the language spoken by residents. As a U.S. territory, the island is governed by U.S. laws and uses the U.S. dollar as it's currency. US citizens need no passports, just a picture ID - easy in and out.

Ask about our discount on extended vacations; second and third weeks.

More Details

Owner
Jim Andreas
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Jim Andreas

We are two retired couples living in the Northeast USA, who

rent out this residence at selected times we are not using it.

We take pride in this property and are responsive to any of our renters needs. We deal with our guests directly.

This property is fully furnished and has all the amenities of our homes.

Jim Andreas purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jim Andreas chose USVI/St. Croix

Why the Owners Chose North Shore ...

St. Croix is the largest, most diverse, and friendliest of the US Virgin Islands. It isn't too touristy, but there is so much to do and see, yet it feels like a small town.

St. Croix is a best kept secret of the Caribbean.

What makes this condo unique

Wake up every morning to spectacular views, sunshine, warm tropical breezes, and the gently sound of the waves. Great place to paint, read, write, sleep, recover, relax, revive your spirit, enjoy your loved ones ... and have fun.

Privacy - this condo has no overlooking balconies, it's in the quietest building on the property because of the beautiful wild nature preserve next door. It's large enough for everyone to have their own space and open enough for everyone to have fun together. The huge pool is the best on the Island - without chlorine, and we have a great staff that is so willing to help!

This Penthouse at Pelican Cove has it all within walking distance, Caribbean Sea, chlorine free pool, tennis, two restaurants/pubs, and beach. Because there are only 47 units on an expansive and beautifully landscaped 8+ acres, you have the beach mostly to yourself - private, quiet, but centrally located, near shopping, water sports, town, airport, and The Palms Hotel, etc. The beach is beautiful and ever changing. You'll never get tired of walking it, getting in the sea, or simply watching the waves roll in.

Three great public golf courses nearby - Carambola Gold Club, a Robert Trent Jones design and Buccaneer Golf Club are the best. Great restaurants and Crucian fare wait. Rum and other refreshments are inexpensive.

There is simply always something fun to do every day in St. Croix.

An outstanding value rental.

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5 stars

Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW FlipKey



We have rented villas and condos in the past and this condo was one of he best equipped condos we've ever rented. It was very spacious and all furnishings were in excellent condition. We spent much of our time on the spacious terraces which had lovely private views. Communication with the condo owners was excellent. The pool area was larger than some of the hotels we visited. The other condo owners were very friendly always greeting us and saying hello. We highly recommend renting this condo.
Feb 2015
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Amenities

Estate La Grande Princess Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1665 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double sinks
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom Suite - 1 king , air conditioner
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds can be setup as a King, air conditioner
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , air conditioner
    Hide away bed - Quality air mattress with electric pump. - 1 queen , 2 child bed , All bedding supplied
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Airport Greeting / Escort to Condo / Concierge Services ... If desired, you can be met on arrival at the airport or your car rental agency. Then escorted to the condo and given your keys and a St Croix and Pelican Cove condo orientation to get you settled. ... Transportation to and from the airport is NOT provided or included. ... You will have the resident Island manager’s day and night phone numbers for contact in case you need anything during your vacation. ... The cost of these services is an extra charge.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Nice Condo

  • 5 of 5

Overall the condo was very nice. Beds and furniture was comfortable and the unit was clean. I stayed for 3 weeks for work. I had family visit while I was there and there is plenty of room for a larger group. Good location about 5 min drive to Christensted. The washer and dryer were a nice feature and the seating on the upper deck were very nice. Easy walk to the Palm restaurant and bar. Food is fairly good. I was staying during the slow season so many units were unoccupied. The pool is very nice and was usually deserted.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

All a person could want on St. Croix!

  • 5 of 5

I'm certain the owners have heard this before but this place is paradise! The beautifully appointed condo is the perfect home base for all our island explorations. We enjoyed beginning our day with a gorgeous sunrise from the penthouse bed! Walking along the beach was the first activity which was always followed with a swim in the very large pool. So refreshing! The pool was well maintained. We often went exploring the island during the day but loved coming back to that penthouse outdoor balcony! The views in 3 directions were breathtaking!! The owner, Jim, really seemed sincere in wanting us to thoroughly enjoy our stay. All the amenities you could desire were there for us to use. We greatly appreciated the use of Jim's beach towels and beach chairs. Would totally love to come back - such a beautiful place. Thank you immensely, Jim!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Stunning.

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot properly describe the beauty of St.Croix and this property. The condo has everything you need for a comfortable and memorable vacation, including linens, towels (shower & beach), water shoes, chairs, washer/dryer & a fully equipped kitchen. Located north east, pelican cove is just a short drive to anything you would need. Our favorite place was cane bay (only 15 min drive). I would reccomend renting a car, if you want to visit multiple places.. taxis can get a expensive & so is the food. However, the beauty of St.Croix, the water, the skies, the people, the beaches... Its worth every penny.

I would highly reccomend this property for anyone who wants the seclusion of a condo along with the convenience to the culture and beauty that St.Croix has to offer.

Thank you for giving my family & I a vacation we'll never forget!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property and loaction!

  • 5 of 5

I took my two teenager's and one of their friends to St Croix in July. We had an incredible time. This rental was perfect. Clean, well stocked, perfectly situated. The pool and private beach were beautiful. We headed out most days to explore the island and hike, swim and snorkel. It was so nice to come back at night to this rental and relax at the pool or on the deck that overlooked the ocean. All the amenities of home made it a great spot for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind review, Mark. Perhaps we can host your family again in the future. Enjoy the rest of the summer. Best, Jim Andreas
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5

12 glorious days

  • 5 of 5

We had 12 glorious days at Pelican Cove. What a fabulous spot.

This was truly one of the most relaxing vacations we have ever taken.

We have stayed on many Islands for the last 10 years, and

decided to stay at a beach and pool guest abode.

The best decision ever!

The views are great.

Snorkeling at Buck Island superior.

Enjoying reading on the beautiful

outdoor bedroom suite porch (love the hammock!).

Everything about this home is ideal.

We'll be back.

Thank you to Jim for allowing us to stay at your paradise.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellant! 5 stars *****

  • 5 of 5

We have rented villas and condos in the past and this condo was one of he best equipped condos we've ever rented. It was very spacious and all furnishings were in excellent condition. We spent much of our time on the spacious terraces which had lovely private views. Communication with the condo owners was excellent. The pool area was larger than some of the hotels we visited. The other condo owners were very friendly always greeting us and saying hello. We highly recommend renting this condo.

*****

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10.3 Miles
Henry E Rohlsen Airport (STX) - approx 24 minutes
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Palms Hotel at Pelican Cove (2 minute walk)
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Buccaneer Golf Course - approx. 16 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Palms Hotel at Pelican Cove (2 minute walk)
Car: recommended

Try the 'Tan-Tan' island adventure jeep rides into the hills; visit the Ridge to Reef famous organic farm. Take Big Beard's boat out to the world renown Buck Island underwater reef.

View the nation's largest underwater park with snorkel gear provided. Renew your vows, get married - it's all great in St. Croix!

What events can I attend in St Croix?

The Caribbean has always been well known for its colorful festivals and events and St Croix is no exception. There are many events throughout the year, so no matter what month you choose to take your St Croix Vacation, there is likely to be an event going on during your stay. The events give St Croix its unique character and charm that keeps visitors returning year- after-year.

How to experience the underwater world in St Croix?

Scuba diving is one of the most unforgettable experiences you can have here on St Croix and you will realize that the beauty of the island goes far beyond what you can see on land. The underwater world of St Croix is breathtaking with a whole array of sea life and coral just waiting to be explored by you.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99

Add'l persons fee $20.00 each / night required.

Housekeeping fee $150 > 2 persons or < than 6 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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