Gorgeous Views! Oceanfront! Beachfront! Renovated! Beautiful Marguerite-a-Villa!(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
NEWLY RENOVATED! 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, facing the beautiful Caribbean Sea!
WELCOME TO MARGUERITE-A-VILLA!
Newly renovated and tastefully decorated with tropical island furnishings, Marguerite-a-Villa is a 2-bedroom, 2 bath, beachfront, oceanfront condo with all the amenities of home – but with all the excitement of a tropical getaway!
Nestled in Cowpet West -- a gated community between the St. Thomas Yacht Club and the Ritz Carlton Resort in St. Thomas’ desirable East End -- our condo sits above the private white sand beach of Cowpet Bay amid beautifully maintained grounds, lushly landscaped with tropical flowers.
Unwind on the beach below Marguerite-a-Villa, relaxing on a chaise or in a hammock under the warm tropical sun. Or if you prefer, lounge in the cool shade under one of the gently swaying palm trees. Maybe take a swim in the crystal clear, warm ocean waters, or in the beautifully landscaped pool with its blue-stone waterfall and grotto jacuzzi. Have a bite to eat at our beach-side restaurant while enjoying the cool tropical breezes and stunning, panoramic views. Maybe rent a kayak or snorkel gear at the beach shop and explore the crystalline waters of Cowpet Bay. Then sip a late-day cocktail on our front deck, listening to the softly rolling waves below while you enjoy breathtaking views all the way to St. James Island!
Then in the evening, head into Red Hook village (5 minutes away) to have dinner, or just to walk through town and experience the eclectic vibe of the open-air bars and restaurants and boutique shops -- with so many different personalities – before heading back to your fully air-conditioned condo for a good night’s sleep before your next day’s adventure.
For a more active day, pack a cooler and spend the day beach-hopping to the different beautiful Caribbean beaches within minutes of Marguerite-a-Villa. Or maybe charter a snorkel trip or day sail and explore the waters surrounding St. Thomas and St. John. Or venture further afield to the exotic and beautiful Tortola, or Virgin Gorda, or the party center of the BVI’s, Jost VanDyke -- all within easy access of our Red Hook ferry dock, just 5 minutes away!
Another fabulous day trip is to enjoy a quick, 15 minute ferry trip across Pillsbury Sound to the laid-back but fun-filled St. John to visit one or more of the island’s many pristine, white-sand beaches. As your ferry docks in Cruz Bay, you’ll see St. John’s many vibrant and multi-colored waterfront bars, restaurants, and shopping boutiques. Enjoying Cruz Bay's waterfront happy hours and/or shopping is a relaxing and fun way to end a long day at the beach. Taking a day trip to St. John – or an evening, happy-hour, or dinner excursion trip there, is a always a memorable way to spend a day or two (and some evenings!) while visiting Marguerite-a-Villa!
Also on St. Thomas are many opportunities for snuba, kite-boarding, para-sailing, surfing, and all kinds of water-sports. In addition, St. Thomas offers many eco-tour adventures both above and below sea level; zip-lining; an ice palace, and a championship, par-70, 18-hole golf course golf course replete with cliff-side tee boxes and tropical forests and pools that overlook the Caribbean Sea!
Enjoy shopping? Spend a morning or afternoon in the expansive, outdoor Havensight Mall at the cruise ship docks. Or venture a bit further down the road to downtown Charlotte Amalie where you will find upscale shops lining the waterfront and the charming, narrow passage-ways of Charlotte Amalie. These shops offer duty-free bargains on the finest names in jewelry, watches, cameras, crystal, china, clothing, and more.
In a gated community on the sought-after East End of the island, Marguerite-a-Villa is comfortably spacious for two couples or for a family of 6.
We have two, en-suite bedrooms. The Master Bedroom – decorated in gold tones and tropical colonial wood – has a plush king-size bed and sliding glass doors to breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and Little St. James Island. Our Garden Bedroom -- decorated in soft greens and corals with white wicker -- has a queen bed and a trundle bed perfect for 2 children.
Marguerite-a-Villa’s attractive living and dining area has a wall of sliding glass doors with stunning views across the sapphire waters of Cowpet Bay. Our galley kitchen offers all the amenities of home. Should you decide you’d like a quiet evening in, there’s a charming market in Red Hook to buy your basic or gourmet food items, and we have a well-appointed kitchen for your culinary needs.
In addition to our indoor dining table that can seat six, our oceanfront lanai provides an open-air covered gallery and a bistro set for intimate, al fresco dining for two.
Other amenities: Central air-conditioning; ceiling fans; cable, high-definition TV (three flat-screen televisions: one 50’ in living room, and a 36’ in each of the 2 bedrooms); free Wifi; gas grill; washer and dryer; automatic stand-by generator; Ipod music system; beach towels. All sheets, linens, and bath towels are provided.
As our guests at Marguerite-a-Villa, you will enjoy all the membership privileges of the on-site Elysian Beach Resort: fitness center; tennis courts, swimming pool, hot tub, and a beach shop that rents kayaks, sailboards, sailboats, paddle boats and snorkeling equipment. Our property has two beachfront restaurants and a pool bar on-site that all offer spectacular views of Cowpet Bay. Sangria's Beach Cafe is casual and open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition to a variety of tropical cocktails, soft drinks, beer and wine, Sangria’s offers fresh salads, wood-fired pizzas, and a tempting assortment of sandwiches, wraps, and burgers (including a garbanzo bean burger – delicious!) (happy hour 3-5). The Caribbean Fish Market is more upscale with excellent fine dining choices for all palates (happy hour 5-7). Or take a 5 minute stroll “over the hill” to the elegant Ritz for more dining choices – all with beautiful views as well. Marguerite-a-Villa has many more dining recommendations – all in our welcome book!
From our condo, you will be just minutes from beautiful beaches, duty-free shopping, multiple other islands (British Virgin Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands), and all the exciting adventures available in this tropical destination!
Come to Marguerite-a-Villa for the adventure of a lifetime!
Member since: 2014
- 1450 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- sleeping accomodations for maximum 4 adults, 2 children
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
Central air. Ceiling fans in every room and open sliders and doors allow cooling tropical breezes to flow through the apartment -- with the added benefit of hearing the waves breaking down below! ...moreless
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
High Season 2017
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
Low Season 2017
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
5 night min stay
Summer Season 2017
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 1 - Nov 17, 2017
4 night min stay
Shoulder Season 2017
Nov 18 - Dec 19, 2017
4 night min stay
Holiday Season 2017
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 12.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Marguerite-a-Villa is located just 10 miles (25 min.) from the airport in Charlotte Amalie, and less than 2 miles (5 min) from the lively village of Red Hook, where ferries to nearby St. John leave hourly for unbeatable snorkeling, diving or sightseeing excursions.
From Marguerite-a-Villa, you will be just minutes from beautiful beaches, duty-free shopping, multiple other islands accessible by ferry (British Virgin Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands), and all the exciting adventures available in this tropical destination!
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Marguerite and George are professionals living in the New York metro area who have been vacationing in the Virgin Islands since 1994. Our entire family, including our three children and our extended family, all love the islands -- and our eldest son was even married here in 2009!
Why the Owner Chose East End, St Thomas, USVI:
While we have vacationed on many Caribbean islands, we always found ourselves returning here to the Virgin Islands. We fell in love with Cowpet Bay about 4 years ago because it had everything we wanted in a Caribbean vacation: Cowpet has an uncrowded, white sand, beautifully palm-fringed beach where we could relax in the Caribbean quiet and have privacy. Yet within minutes of Cowpet is a vibrant little town and and all kinds of exciting activities and adventures. Cowpet has one of the best beaches on the island, has beautifully landscaped grounds, wonderful cooling breezes, and spectacular views of the Caribbean! We love waking up to the stunning views out to St. James Island, while sipping coffee on the lanai watching the little boats dock next door at the Yacht Club. Some mornings we stroll down to the quiet beach and flop on beach chairs with our coffee and books while we decide what adventure we'd like to plan for the day. We also love the convenience of Cowpet Bay's location just minutes to a variety of other beautiful beaches, and 5 minutes to Red Hook with its varied collection of bars and restaurants, and a ferry dock that can take us to so many different islands and so many different adventures -- all at our fingertips. If you are the kind of person who might decide while you are swimming at 4:00 that you'd like to grab a quick shower and hop the 5:00 ferry to St. John for happy hour along the waterfront, then this is the place for you! Or if you're the kind of person who likes to stay on the beach til it's dark, then cook a quiet meal when the sun goes down, this is still the place for you! And that's what we love about our condo -- it offers a wonderful mix of serene quiet, tropical beauty, or a party atmosphere -- depending on your mood and personality!
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Everything you could possibly need is right on-site! The white sand beach is just steps out the front door. 2 restaurants, bars, a beautiful pool, tennis, water sports shop -- all just a stroll down the beach. And views of the blue, blue Caribbean that go on forever!
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Looking across the beach towards our condo: Marguerite-a-Villa!
View of St. James Island from living area.
Master Bedroom from Living area
Master Bedroom bath
Garden Bedroom with queen and double trundle alcove
Beach view looking East
Our beautiful pool!
Enjoy a quiet night on the deck
Visit Sapphire Beach -- just 5 minutes away!
Visit famous Trunk Bay!
View from the deck, looking East
Beautiful views all day!
Master Bedroom suite
Master bedroom lanai
Garden suite bath
Beach view, west towards Marguerite-a-Villa
Sangria's Beachside Bistro -- for casual fare and happy hour
Visit beautiful Lindquist Beach -- only 7 minutes away!
Visit Magens Bay Beach - Northside - 8 miles away
Come to Marguerite-a-Villa!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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