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Imagine Yourself Here - Mountain Breeze!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 3 bath home with 40 foot lap pool & lovely views!

Resting on a hill overlooking a lush peaceful valley, Salt River Bay, and both north and south shores, is a lovely home, Mountain Breeze. Mountain Breeze is truly a home away from home for it has all the comforts of home set in a tropical paradise - with the added bonus of a large 40 foot lap pool! It is centrally located, so it is easy to get everywhere for water sports, shopping, hiking, exploring the historic sites, and all the beautiful beaches! The open floor plan allows the gentle breezes to flow throughout the house. It is tranquil and delightful; a perfect place to enjoy a cool drink while watching the sunset! On clear days you can see the distant islands of St. Thomas and St. John.

The Main House is a spacious 1600 square foot home with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, and a large great room taking up the entire top floor of the building. This is a true Cruzan home - completely furnished and ready for you to use as your own! The kitchen is fully equipped. The Main House can easily accommodate as many as 6 people. It has 2 master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a third bedroom, and a third bathroom in the hallway. The gallery is perfect for relaxing, reading, and sharing meals. It overlooks the gorgeous lap pool, pool deck, and valley below. Sit there, or on the pool deck under the palm trees to keep in touch with loved ones via your computer. Or, if you must, do a little work. The wireless internet will give you access even there. Besides the gallery and pool deck, there is a wrap-around porch which extends to the balcony outside Sunrise master bedroom. It can be a perfect place to read, reflect, and observe nature. The hammock under the trees is a favorite spot to take a well deserved snooze!

The professionally landscaped property consists of 1.2 acres. There is a cactus garden, beautiful trees and flowers typical of St. Croix (flamboyant, tamarind, sour sop, frangipani, bougainvillea, and more), and wonderful, delightful (and hungry) hummingbirds and bananaquits. Other birds you may see are egrets, frigate birds, black ani. and doves. Of course, you will see geckos! They are everywhere on the island!

Within the property is a rented cottage and rented downstairs apartment. These local residents all share the grounds, but you would have exclusive use of the pool and patio space. They are friendly people who are happy to discuss their knowledge of St. Croix. All are working professionals with different occupations, so they have an abundance of information about the island.

An added feature of Mountain Breeze is an amateur radio station, NP2N, which is available to licensed amateur radio operators.

Amenities include:

Washer and dryer

Desk / computer table in Red bedroom

Wireless internet

Cable TV

DVD player

Portable radio / CD player

AC in Sunset bedroom

Drinking water on kitchen counter

Ceiling fans everywhere

Hair dryer

Iron and ironing board

Dishwasher

Microwave

Gas stove

Blender

Coolers

Charcoal grill

Hummingbird feeder

Convenience store within a 10 minute walk

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About The Owner

Chris and Christie Powers of Calabash Real Estate proudly represent the rental inquires for George Oster and Vicky Thorland-Oster, owners. Chris and Christie have called St. Croix home since 2004, and know a lot about the island. George and Vicky live in Iowa, and visit a few times a year. We are all happy to tell you about St. Croix - either from the point of view of resident or occasional visitor!

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose USVI/St. Croix

George Oster first came to St. Croix in 1991, and fell in love with the island. He then determined to bring his family to experience the beauty, culture, and activities that make St. Croix special. Every year after that, they all traveled to one Caribbean island or another, but found St. Croix to be just what they desired. They found it to be relaxed, laid back, family oriented, and easy to get around. There's is so much for all the family to do here with the many beautiful beaches, water sports, hiking, horseback riding, historic sites, and cultural events. St. Croix became their favorite island. So, in 2005, when they walked up the stairs of Mountain Breeze onto the pool deck and saw the views and pool, they knew this was the place for them! They thought, 'What more could we ask for? It's perfect!' With its central location, spaciousness, and feeling of seclusion and security, it was just what they were looking for! It is the perfect size, and has lots of different outdoor spaces for all the family to enjoy - either together or separately.

What makes this house unique

So, now when they are visiting their home away from home, every night between 5:45 - 6:15 they sit on the pool deck or gallery with a cool drink to watch the sun go down behind Blue Mountain, and watch the birds do their evening migration. When it rains, there are often rainbows in the valley below. There are so many things about this property which make it extraordinary - the views, comfortable accommodations, the pool, the natural surroundings, etc. There is a feeling of peace and openness. It is secluded, but near everything. It could be the place to relax, or the place you come home to each day after your activities. Since George is an amateur radio operator, something very special for him is the fact that this is one of the best amateur radio sites on island!

Amenities

Estate Montpellier East House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sunrise suite - toilet , shower , en-suite with Sunrise bedroom
    Sunset suite - toilet , shower , en-suite with Sunset bedroom
    Pink bathroom - toilet , shower , in hallway
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sunrise master bedroom - 1 queen , en-suite bathroom
    Sunset master bedroom - 1 queen , en-suite bathroom
    Red bedroom - 1 queen
  • Sunset bedroom has AC.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Washington, Iowa
5

FANTASTIC!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just got back from St. Croix. It was an unforgettable experience. We experienced so much on land and in the ocean. Mountain Breeze was the perfect end of our day. We enjoyed sitting on the porch at night relaxing with a drink, talking to friends and watching the sun go down over the mountains and feeling the cool breeze. After dark we enjoyed the lights of Christiansted and we would take a dip in the pool and listened to the sounds of the mountain. In the morning we would stand on the porch and look out to see if we could see St Thomas and St John. What a joy!

We loved the location of Mountain Breeze. It was centrally located between Christiansted and Frederiksted and there were grocery stores near by. We were mainly interested in the beaches and we were very close to the best scuba diving and snorkeling beaches.

Mountain Breeze was very comfortable and homey. I loved the Cruzan decorations and how roomy the place was. Our bedroom was huge and the bed was comfortable! The kitchen was large and had everything we needed and more! It even has a washer and dryer!

I would certainly recommend this property to anyone who wants to come "home" at the end of an adventurous day. St. Croix has so much to offer - after 9 days, we just scratched the surface of things to see and do and would like to return to St. Croix and the Mountain Breeze.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, Iowa
5

FANTASTIC!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just got back from St. Croix. It was an unforgettable experience. We experienced so much on land and in the ocean. Mountain Breeze was the perfect end of our day. We enjoyed sitting on the porch at night relaxing with a drink, talking to friends and watching the sun go down over the mountains and feeling the cool breeze. After dark we enjoyed the lights of Christiansted and we would take a dip in the pool and listened to the sounds of the mountain. In the morning we would stand on the porch and look out to see if we could see St Thomas and St John. What a joy!

We loved the location of Mountain Breeze. It was centrally located between Christiansted and Frederiksted and there were grocery stores near by. We were mainly interested in the beaches and we were very close to the best scuba diving and snorkeling beaches.

Mountain Breeze was very comfortable and homey. I loved the Cruzan decorations and how roomy the place was. Our bedroom was huge and the bed was comfortable! The kitchen was large and had everything we needed and more! It even has a washer and dryer!

I would certainly recommend this property to anyone who wants to come "home" at the end of an adventurous day. St. Croix has so much to offer - after 9 days, we just scratched the surface of things to see and do and would like to return to St. Croix and the Mountain Breeze.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

IT WAS A DREAM!

  • 5 of 5

Mountain Breeze was an absolute dream. My husband and i stayed their for our honeymoon and it was the perfect spot. just secluded enough for privacy, but close enough to all the beautiful and fun spots on St. Croix. Christy was amazing as well, she met us at the airport and let us follow her to the house then told us all about the great beaches and restaurants on the island. If you're hesitating to book, stop now. its perfect! My one suggestion is that if you rent a car, rent an SUV if you can, the "driveway" is a little rough!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was an absolute pleasure meeting the two of you for your honeymoon. These are memories you will have your entire lives! It was the beginning of your life together, and we all were delighted to be part of it. Besides relaxing and enjoying the seclusion of the villa, it sounds like you did quite a bit of exploring! That's wonderful! St. Croix has so much to offer! After living here 12 years, I am still discovering little coves and out of the way spots. Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the villa. And, we all wish you a beautiful life together! Best wishes, Christie
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Ames, Iowa. USA
5

Relaxing Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time visiting St. Croix. Upon returning home I was asked to share my favorite thing about my vacation. Mountain Breeze came to mind. Tastefully decorated with all the comforts of home, it's surrounded by a botanical garden, with views of both mountain and ocean. I was treated to a beautiful rainbow one morning, and soothed by the mountain breezes and tree frogs at night.

The property is well maintained and a joy to come home to after a day of island exploration. The property managers are super nice too! Aww, paradise. I would definitely recommend Mountain Breeze for a relaxing get away.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love it that the first thing which came to your mind was Mountain Breeze! It is a beautiful and comfortable villa - so peaceful up there! Since your visit, the owners were down, and cut back more of the vegetation to enlarge the view to the north of Salt River and the Caribbean. You will have to return to see it! Thank you for taking the time to write. We would welcome you back any time! It was a pleasure meeting you! Christie
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5

Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Needed a nice getaway with the girlfriends and this was the perfect place to go. Close enough to Christiansted to participate in festivities and also have a quiet evening at the house with a beautiful view. Would recommend to anyone! :)

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful having you at the villa! I loved thinking of you and your girlfriends sitting around the pool or up on the patio enjoying each other's company, and laughing together! Thank you for coming, and, please return!
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5

Great for ham radio

  • 5 of 5

Excellent facilities for ham radio operators. Nice pool and view, clean rooms. We were fully satisfied. Rental car is a must, no stores within easy walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Palms at Pelican Cove
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Carambola
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Blues Backyard BBQ
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
The Palms
Car: necessary

St. Croix is a wonderful place for all kinds of watersports, historic sites, eco-tourism, Caribbean culture, & horseback riding. Most people come to relax on the beautiful beaches. There are many special events year 'round. There's plenty to do, & nothing to do. it is a laid-back, relaxed island

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $24 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

Above rates are for two people. For each additional person, add $24 per night.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.