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Villa Solare - Under Reconstruction...Please check back in 2018!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedroom, 5 Bathroom, 10 Sleeps With Views Of Great Cruz Bay And St. Thomas

Enjoy Spectacular Sunsets over Great Cruz Bay and the Lights of St. Thomas from the new pool deck of Villa Solare. Wonderful 30' X 12' pool and covered patio were added in the fall of 2015. Located in the quiet neighborhood of Great Cruz Bay Estates, Villa Solare offers easy 10-minute access to downtown (no hair-pin curves or roller coaster hills), convenient to shopping, restaurants and North Shore beaches.

Upon entering the Villa property, you experience the natural Caribbean artistry of stone & shell archways, brick courtyard and tropical gardens. The Villa features a Main house with two Master Suites and a Guest Cottage with 3 additional bedroom suites, providing accommodations for 2 or as many as 10! All bedrooms are air-conditioned and have private full baths. Each bedroom includes flat screen TVs with cable and DVD, Ceiling fans and iPod connections. Wonderful mahogany cathedral ceilings, doors and paneling throughout, complete the Caribbean experience.

In addition to the two Master Suites, the Main House features a newly renovated Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and serving/entertaining island, spacious Dining Area and Casual Living Room. Walk from the Living Area onto the spacious deck and relax around your private pool, overlooking the moorings of Great Cruz Bay. The new covered deck accommodates casual dining for 10 as well as a sitting area to escape the afternoon sun or occasional showers.

From the Guest House, enjoy great views from the elevated deck or relax in the shaded patios beneath.

Plenty of parking with easy turn-around. The gently sloping yard is perfect for families with small children or elderly. Easy 5 min. walk to the Westin for beaches, bars and boat rentals/excursions. Wonderful venue for Family Reunions or Wedding Party accommodations.

More Details

Owner
Susan Bradley
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

Amenities

Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Family
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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Fully Tiled Bath
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Fully Tiled Bath
    Guest House Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Guest House Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Guest House Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ensuite Bath, air conditioning
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ensuite Bath, air conditioning
    Cottage Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Ensuite Bath, air conditioning
    Cottage Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Ensuite Bath with Outdoor Shower, air conditioning
    Cottage Convertible Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Ensuite Bath with Outdoor Shower, air conditioning
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Incredible view, amazing pool and patio, lots of space

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay on St. John for an family reunion with 10 people ages 3 to 67. The house has everything we needed for an amazing week away. We especially loved the patio and pool area. We spent almost all of our time at the house outside on the patio. Great location near Cruz Bay but very quiet at night. The home owner is very responsive and helpful. Most definitely one of the best places our family has ever stayed at!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed Villa Solare! The pool deck is our favorite as well with multiple relaxing spaces from sun deck to covered bedroom porches - everyone can hang together! Also, love assisting guests with all their vacation needs - keeps us engaged in island life! Hope to have you back!
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5

Nice property in a great location. Great pool area and view.

  • 5 of 5

We had a few minor issues at first but the manager was quick to get them remedied. This was our 4th trip to the VI and the house worked great for our group of 10. The driveway is a little steep but that is the way things are in the VI. Pool area worked great and the view is fantastic. Location is close to Cruz Bay for restaurants/shopping and most of the beaches are 15 minutes away.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Remus, MI
5

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were finally able to vacation with our adult children at the Villa Solare. It was perfect for us! The pool patio was amazing and we spent most of our time out there, in the morning or evening watching the sunset. It is close to Cruz Bay so driving in for dinner or groceries was easy. The kitchen was well stocked, even though we only cooked in one night. The separate bedrooms with bathrooms were all great. I wish I was still there! We will really try to come back!! We were met at the dock by Kay, who did a great job showing us around. Thank you so much for sharing this home and beautiful island.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Excited that your family was able to experience the island and our villa! So glad you love the new pool and deck! We are continuing to add to the island experience...next time you visit we hope to have newly renovated outdoor showers in the guest house! Check us out for your next trip!
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5

Friends Group Trip

  • 5 of 5

The view at every time of the day was phenomenal. There is no better way to drink your morning coffee than watching the sunrise on the bay. We were met at the dock by Kay who explained to us everything we needed to know about the Villa and the Island. Everything was very clean and well appointed. The Villa had all the amenities needed for a trip to the island: blender, beach chairs, cooler, pool floats, and beach towels. The kitchen was well stocked with pots and pans, and big enough to cook a meal for 10. Overall, an excellent experience on the best island in the Caribbean.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairfield, CT
5

Beyond expectations!

  • 5 of 5

It's always great, and rare, when the real thing is even better than the photos! The house is spacious and the outdoor patio/pool area is new and beautifully designed. The owners thought of everything to make the stay easy and provided what is needed, without additional clutter. The cooler on wheels, beach chairs and beach towels were essentials. Loved the large dining table on the patio and the lounge chairs for the pool. A perfect layout for families and/or friends.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vermont
5

Grandmama's Birthday Celebration!

  • 5 of 5

"Why should I want to leave this place?" said Grandmama repeatedly as her family tried to convince her to revisit the beaches that we all remembered so fondly. And indeed, this group of 10 couldn't agree more, although we did explore a bit! Villa Solare was perfect for our 4 generation family gathering including 90 yo Grandmama and 2.5 yo great-grandson. The new pool and deck area was indeed so inviting that we spend most of our time there and ate on the covered verandah every night. The layout with the cottage bedrooms/baths for our mostly later risers and the 2 master bedrooms overlooking the pool could not have been better. We only had one car (definitely opt for a jeep; you need the clearance) for our group of 10 but no worries - lounge at our pool, walk to the beach at the Westin for sand play or drinks, quick run to drop off some at Cinnamon or Caneel, drop off our scuba divers for a pickup at Chocolate Hole, walk to St. John grocery, watch the resident iguanas from the pool (a favorite of everyone)- all easy on island time! Groceries were of sufficient variety although certainly trended more expensive; we mostly shopped nearby St. John grocery but also loved the bagels from Baked in the Sun (and they made a fabulous flourless chocolate torte for gluten intolerant Grandmama.)The villa was well equipped (we prepared all dinners at home), only tried the AC in one room one time as the fans were sufficient and preferred by us and any minor issues we had were solved quickly and in a friendly manner by Caribbean Villas. From the initial booking process to when we left was a positive experience. Any tips ? - Yep, I wouldn't rent a car at the airport again (long line and I am now wary of the car barges as one went down the week we were there and it is guess work as to how early one needs to get in line to make sure you make the ferry to make it to the airport in time. ) Also pack snacks or lunch for the airport - the checkin process is long and the food in the terminal marginal.

Would I return to Villa Solare - and do I hope to return - you betcha!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amazed that you were able to gather the family for this wonderful event and we feel blessed that you picked Villa Solare to host it! Thanks also for the great insight on the rental car and airport situation. We hope to have you back soon!
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Westin
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Cruz Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Westin
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Great Cruz Bay
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.5%

2017 Off Season Prices (April 13, 2017 – Dec. 15, 2017)
-- 2-4 people (2 BR) $2975/week
-- 5-6 people (3 BR) $3850/week
-- 7-10 people (5 BR) $4550/week

2017 Christmas/New Years (Dec 16, 2017 - Jan 6, 2018)
-- 2-10 people $7000/week

2018 In Season Prices (Jan 7, 2018 – April 13, 2018 )
-- 2-4 people (2 BR) $3955/week
-- 5-6 people (3 BR) $4725/week
-- 7-10 people (5 BR) $5425/week


2018 Off Season Prices (April 14, 2018 – Dec. 15, 2018)
-- 2-4 people (2 BR) $2975/week
-- 5-6 people (3 BR) $3850/week
-- 7-10 people (5 BR) $4550/week

2018 Christmas/New Years (Dec 16, 2018 - Jan 5, 2019)
-- 2-10 people $7000/week

50% to hold booking, remainder and damage deposit 60 days prior

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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