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Best View of Little Apple Bay! North Shore Caribbean Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Surf House Has Two Bedrooms With Baths And A Great Room

Surf House is perfect for a romantic getaway or family vacation! Perched above the Caribbean you will have a bird’s eye view of all of the happenings down on the beach. Watch the surfers play and the sail boats fly by. The tropical setting is lush with fruit trees and local flowers. There are two bedrooms each with a private bath and shower. The view from the Great Room of the house is all glass and provides a dramatic setting to prepare meals, hang out or watch the clouds float by.

Couples love the cozy cottage feeling that is provided by being off of the beaten path when you are at the Surf House. There is a sense of privacy as you ascend the 100 steps to reach the house. Call us now to book our secret get away in Little Apple Bay Tortola.

More Details

Property Manager
Jon Schutt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Jon Schutt

Jon Schutt grew up in the Virgin Islands after his father took a job flying sea planes for Antilles Airboats in the 1970s. A love for the Caribbean Sea has led to a life of sailing, snorkeling and surfing. With his wife Nancy they continue to travel and pass on the many passions found in the Caribbean and beyond to their two children.

Jon Schutt purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Jon Schutt chose British Virgin Islands BVI

Tortola and Little Apple Bay touch the heart like no other place. When we are relaxing at the Surf House, reading books, watching the surfers, feeling the Caribbean breeze, we feel more alive than ever. This cottage is magical. Everyone who makes it to the top of the 100 stairs says the same thing ' how did you find this place?'

What makes this cottage unique

This Cottage has views that can not be matched. All of the glass windows at the Great Room are the entertainment for us. Watching nature unfold perched above the Caribbean in a private west Indian style cottage is something we always dreamed about and feel blessed to be part of each time we go to the Surf House.


Tortola Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Each bedroom has private bath with pedestal sink and shower. windows open on to the lush tropical landscape and tropical flowers.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King Bedrooms with Cane Garden Bay or Jost van Dyke views. French doors open onto private decks with overlooking the Caribbean Sea and beyond. Watch fish jumping and pelicans feed from your King bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Best View of Little Apple Bay! North Shore Caribbean Cottage
average rating of 4.55 based on 20 reviews

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  • 4 of 5

Accurately described and very comfortable. Clean. Well equipped. Roomy. Exceptional views. Friendly and helpful hosts. Layout with second bedroom in separate structure is perfect for couples travelling together. Safe enough to leave doors open.

We loved getting visits from Cookie and her canine buddies. Wish I could have packed them in our suitcase.

Driveway was a little intimidating for a BVI newbie but you get used to it. Served by cistern as so many other places in the islands so don't come dreaming of long relaxing showers. Also, no A/C but breezes generally cool things down at night and we were out all day during the day.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Stunning Views! Great for more than one couple!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! The views really are unforgettable! Everything went perfect. The house manager was available if I needed her during the trip and was very helpful. The second bedroom was off the main house like a mother in law quarters which made it even more perfect for two couples, that was a nice surprise. They had everything we needed for the stay and there were many places to go get groceries! Don't let the stairs scare you away!! They are not bad at all! It just makes the view. There were lots of great beaches and restaurants in close proximity! We loved trying and seeing all that was on Tortola! We loved all the windows that we could keep open at night for the fresh breeze. We did not have any problem relaxing on the front porch just watching the waves! It was super cute to have some of the most well behaved dogs come to visit us!! They were so sweet and was nice when I was missing mine. They did not bother us one bit, came in got some water and off they went. :) I would highly recommend the Surf House and would definitely stay here again! I feel in Love with Tortola and can not wait to come back to the Surf House!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Our best trip to the Caribbean yet!

  • 5 of 5

The Surf House had everything we needed for our week visit to Tortola. Jon was super helpful and answered all my questions promptly during the booking process. Rebecca was a wonderful help and welcomed us warmly. The views from this home are breathtaking. The location is quiet and centrally located, making all our daily outings a piece of cake. We didn't find the stairs or driveway any more intimidating than any other places we've been in the islands previously. The space is great for 2 couples, with privacy for both. We brought our almost 2 year old and she had a great time and especially enjoyed visits from Cookie and Puppy 1 and 2. The best thing we did was rent a bare boat for 2 days so we could explore the various stops in BVI on our own. Peter Island provided phenomenal service at Deadman's Beach Bar and we also enjoyed Foxy's on Jost Van Dyke. And did I mention that view!?! We can't wait to plan our next visit back!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tortola is our place to go for a relaxing and reenergizing vacation.

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time staying at the Surf House. What a fantastic view! The many steps were not that bad and well worth it. The place was clean and well stocked.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The climb up to the house was initially daunting, but the view from the top made it all worth it....EVERY TIME!!! We vacationed with another couple and the separate bedrooms and bathrooms were the perfect setup for us. The location was private enough, but an easy drive to other parts of the island. We would definitely book again when we come back.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Like sitting on top of the world but just minutes from beaches and the West End

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! We were grateful to for daily dog visits and the stunning views. Our daughter and her boyfriend enjoyed the privacy of the second bedroom and I appreciated their youth when it came to toting groceries and luggage up from the parking area. I noticed a lot of the reviews mentioning the dreaded driveway so I switched to 4-wheel low on my first attempt and never gave it a second thought. Be sure you get a lesson on how to use 4-wheel low from your rental agency if you are unsure.

There were a few bumps in the road, nothing serious and we only contacted the owner once over a blown circuit breaker and we got an immediate response. WiFi worked well and the kitchen was pretty well equipped.

We explored from sunup to sundown daily and covered a lot of ground. There was a lot of north swell during our visit. We especially enjoyed: Josiah's bay, Brandywine Estates, Reuben Chinnery at Bananakeet, Smuggler's Cove and Long Bay on Beef Island.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
Bomba Shack
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
West End Ferry Dock to St. Thomas and St. John
Nearest Restaurant
Sebastian's on the Beach
Nearest Beach
Little Apple Bay
Car: necessary

Imagine You on Tortola. Escape, Rejuvenate, Relax…Create memories of love and laughter. Throw a few things in your bag, grab your shades and sunscreen, you will be deep in the Islands in no time. Feel the soft Caribbean trade winds as the palms sway and the calypso plays. Hang out at Bomba Shack after playing in the hot sun all day. Swim off of a white sand beach in crystal clear turquoise water.

Rent a Jeep and see all of the beaches on the North Shore from Josiah's Bay to Smugglers Cove. Dance the night away at a beach side bar. Surf at Apple or Cane Garden Bay.


Rates & Availability

Tortola Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
SpringSummerFall 2017
Apr 15 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Winter (2)Guests
Dec 23 2017 - Apr 13 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
SpringSummerFall 2018
Apr 14 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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