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'Happy Our'- exceptional views/location/rates + new gel memory foam beds

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

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

Tucked away on a hillside overlooking the Caribbean Sea and Coral Bay Harbor, this three-bedroom home has spectacular dual views. Adorned with island decor and local art, the convenient location makes 'Happy Our' a welcome retreat from the hectic pace of life in the states.

Spend your days swimming, sunning, or snorkeling at one of St. John's world-famous National Park white sand beaches. Many of the most beautiful beaches on St. John, are only a a short scenic drive away, and the village of Coral Bay, with its restaurants and shops, is only 5 minutes from the house. The town of Cruz Bay and the ferry dock is a 25 minute drive.

'Happy Our' has a perfect layout for 2 or 3 couples or a family of up to 6. With 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the house has 2 master suites with queen beds, both with new gel memory foam mattresses and private full bathrooms, plus a third bedroom upstairs, with 2 twins beds that can convert to a king, and use of the main floor full bathroom. The kitchen is stocked with everything needed for gourmet meal preparation or cooking on the outdoor grill. The house has WiFi and there is a water filtration system so there's no need to buy and use bottled water. 'Happy Our' has all the amenities you need for a perfect island vacation!

St. John offers a remarkable variety of fun island adventures including beaches, hiking, sailing, snorkeling, shopping, great restaurants and the Virgin Islands National Park. Relax and enjoy the natural beauty and sunshine on this laid-back US island in the Caribbean. Enjoy it all while staying at 'Happy Our!'

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Property Manager
Helen
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 30, 2016

About Helen

After 12 years of St. John vacations, we took the plunge in 2002 and purchased 'our' Caribbean dream home. The Lemoines and Peters, known to enjoy a margarita or two after a day at the beach, decided on a most appropriate moniker, 'HAPPY OUR.' We hope you'll choose 'OUR' own private paradise on St. John for your island vacation.

Helen purchased this house in 2002

Why Helen chose Coral Bay

Great Coral Bay location. Amazing dual views. Comfortable and casual living in our Caribbean home.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

'Happy Our'- exceptional views/location/rates + new gel memory foam beds
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
5

Great quiet location with beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

What a great quiet location at the 4th switchback up above Skinny Legs. You will need a 4 wheel drive vehicle, which will come in handy for your day trips. Coral Bay is the opposite of Cruz Bay and very laid back. There are many colorful characters among the locals who will share some amazing stories with you after a couple of cocktails.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous views, cheerful home, attentive hosts and beautiful island

  • 5 of 5

Happy Ours was perfect for us. We had two couples. Plenty of space and privacy for each couple, as well as great space for gathering. Spent all evenings and mornings on the deck, the big table was perfect for our nightly game of dominos, kitchen space was big so we were not tripping all over each other. All the amenities we needed were there. Nice to have beach chairs, towels and a cooler for our daily adventure. The home is very whimsical, tropical, spacious and comfortable. We truly loved the outdoor showers!

Helen was a great host. She was so attentive to our planning. She forwarded information on car rental suggestions, restaurants, beaches, markets, weather, ocean conditions and ferry schedules. Always answered my emails promptly and was very kind. She arranged for Tom to meet us at Skinny Legs grill and follow him up to the house. He was kind and reviewed all we needed to know as well as answered a few call we made later in the week.

Our vacation was wonderful on St John, such a lovely island. Thank you Helen, Ken and Tom

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous beach vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Loved the "vibe" at Happy Our - tropical, happy, spacious, comfortable, relaxing! We really enjoyed listening to music through the stereo's outdoor speakers on the balcony. In the morning we saw humming birds and an iguana in the trees. The outdoor showers are delightful. A cactus was blooming at night right next to the shower. The view itself is worth the trip. The pool area is it's own oasis. The beach chairs were so nice to have. Everything was very well maintained. The only minor complaint would be to have more Tupperware type of containers in the kitchen for leftovers and picnics to the beach. We had a wonderful stay at Happy Our. Hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cute house in Coral Bay!

  • 4 of 5

Cute house with all the amenities! View of Coral Harbor from the deck amazing! Great location to access beaches & cute restaurants in Coral Harbor. Enjoyed the awesome outdoor shower and pool. Would not be a good fit for families with small children. The main house has an upstairs room with two twins, the other bedroom is a down a flight of outdoor stairs and a separate entrance. Great for two or three couples or families with older kids who would appreciate the privacy. The beds not very comfortable. Tom, the property manager met us in Cruz Bay and showed us around and he was great!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

" Our " Favorite

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth year in a row staying at Happy Our in beautiful Coral Bay. After trying other places, we keep coming back to this clean spacious home that offers some of the best views on the island . If your family enjoys cooking like ours, then you will be impressed with one of the best equipped kitchens in any vacation house we have seen. . Don't want to cook, then take a five minute trip down the hill from the house takes you to Skinny Leg's for burgers or to Aqua Bistro where you can have a drink with an ocean view and the best buffalo grouper sandwich on St. John !

Bed rooms are very comfortable and the outdoor shower is stellar!

Short drive takes you out to Vie's Beach and Snack Shack , our favorite spot for an easy going beach experience. Maho and Francis Bays are also a short drive away. We didn't use the pool very much but when we did it was really refreshing.

The owners and property manager were very helpful and are genuinely interested in making your stay enjoyable. We will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely in every way

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Happy Our and enjoyed everything from the beautiful house to the pool to the great location! The owners also made our stay easy and enjoyable, providing us with everything we needed before our arrival. The property manager is also extremely nice and very helpful!

We stayed here with our two children and there was plenty of room for all of us! The three separate bedrooms would also make it great for three couples. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we could need and there was a nice large table to accommodate 8! We also loved the outdoor showers and the kids loved eating on the deck while looking over the water. They also loved the pool - which was clean and always warm!

The location was great! Easy ride to the beaches - kids especially loved Maho. We also enjoyed a great hike right down the hill from the house. We also enjoyed the great proximity to all types of restaurants from burgers to fine dining. We had an absolutely wonderful time and can't wait to go back. We will definitely be returning to Happy Our!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Skinny Legs
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Cruz Bay
Car: necessary

Live music at many restaurants in Coral Bay.

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Rates & Availability

Estate Eden House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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High Season 2017
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$280
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$242
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

Rates are double occupancy. Rates increase with each additional adult or child.

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Amenities

Estate Eden House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 full bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bedroom/bathroom on lower level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bedroom/full bathroom in separate cottage
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twins-upper level(converts to king)w/bath on main level
  • Queen size Beds: (1) Queen bed and full bathroom in each of the master bedrooms; (2) Twin beds in upstairs bedroom or can convert to 1 King bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Water filtration system so no need to buy bottled water. Wonderful property manager who will meet you at the ferry dock and escort you to Happy Our!

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