St. Croix, USVI. Open Concept Cruzan Home. Close to Beautiful Beaches and Town.(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 bed room, 2 bath, W/D, 1 story private home on 1/3 acre close to everything.
No passports needed for US Citizens.
Mango House is a private one story, gated home on 1/3 acre at the base of a small mountain. Everything you need in a house and you'll have the entire property to yourself! Great for kids of all ages, multiple families, and friends retreat. Ideal property for destination wedding reception on a budget. House is close (3.5 mi) to beautiful white sand beaches, local attractions, shopping, and restaurants.
Mature Mango trees of different variety, sugar apple, lime, coconut, soursap, sweet tamarind, aloe, lemon grass (makes bush tea), avocado, and others.
Bathrooms have been tastefully redone in marble and stone.
Dining area has an original midcentury modern dining set and modern barstools.
Outdoor bar, grill, and dining set. Patio seating for 10. Total outdoor seating for 30.
Sugar Apple, Master bedroom has King bed or 2 twins, sleeps 2.
Coconut bedroom has Queen bed, sleep 2.
Tamarind Bunk room (small) has 2 sets of bunks, sleeps 4
Living room has Queen sleeper, sleeps 2.
Baby pack and play provided for sleeping.
Games for adults and kids.
Drinking water and other necessities are provided for your arrival.
High powered industrial ceiling fans in every room.
Generator, just in case of a power outage.
Some things to do in St. Croix:
Swimming, diving, snorkeling, snuba, fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, paddle boarding, golfing, explore rain forest, Whim Great house, botanical gardens, biking, horseback riding, casino, 2 Rum factories, and duty free shopping.
Close to public transportation, but car is recommended.
I have a great friend as my property manager. He can help you with almost anything. He will also meet you if you are concerned with getting lost. The airport is only about 5 mi away.
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Member since: 2014
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Take a short drive to the beautiful West End beaches and rain forest. http://www.stcroixtourism.com/st_croix_pictures/mahogany_road.htm - On Sunday's go to Rainbow beach for live music and water sports, everyday. - At Cane Bay you can dive one of our walls (13,000 ft) or get certified while you visit. http://www.visitusvi.com/stcroix/diving - Night dives at the pier. - If Scuba is too much for you, try snuba. - Armstrong's Ice Cream, it's the best in the world! - Don't miss beautiful Buck Island. - Night kayaking trip to Bio bay (1 of only 6 places in the world). - Having a car is recommended but not required. The house is within waking distance of the main road, Centerline (Queen Mary Hwy). - Midweek maid service available for a free (depends on number of guest). ...moreless
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Duty Free Shops
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Deck / Patio:
The front/side yard has a round concrete table that seats 8 and a wheelchair. It also has 2 chaise lounges and tiki torches. Out back, off of the kitchen are 6 Adirondack chairs and table. ...moreless
There are three golf courses, the Carambola Golf & Country Club, The course at the Buccaneer Hotel and the Reef golf course. Carambola is a tropical and lush, 18 hole, Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed...moreless
Kayak / Canoe:
Kayaking, paddle boarding, jet skies, and snorkeling equipment is available at different beaches. You can also take kayaking trips in Salt River which has the Bioluminescent Bay (only 6 in the world)...moreless
- Lanai / Gazebo:
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- Outdoor Grill:
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning $100
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Taxes Not included
Rates are subject to change until booked. Our property manager, Jay, will meet you at the house the day of your arrival or the airport if you are new to the area. There is an additional fee if you desire midweek maid service. This is a one story home and the back door is ground level. A wheelchair fits through this door and all other interior doors except the bathroom.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Buck Island National Park is a must see.
Whim Great House.
Forts in both towns.
Dive a 13,000 ft wall at Cane bay or the pier in Frederiksted.
Hangout with locals at Rainbow beach on Sundays.
Explore the Rain Forest.
Try and find Monks bath.
See Craters of the Moon at Ham's Bluff.
About the owner: Hi World! I am from St. Croix, US, Virgin Islands and currently live in San Antonio, TX. The picture is of me in front of the house in the mid 70's with my horse. Now I am married with 9 grandchildren. We love to travel and experience places the way locals do. I am former military and my husband is retired from the Army. I am a Navy brat, a Star Trek fan and work in the IT industry. I go between our house in San Antonio and Mango House, where I grew-up. My father was a Naval photographer and you will see some of his work in the hallway and other places in the house. If by chance you recognize anything in his pictures I would love to hear about it. My motto in life is 'To build something wonderful, you have to start by doing it right.'
Why the Owner Chose Frederiksted, St. Croix, USVI:
No matter where my life took me, I have returned to STX every year. Now I am bringing my grandchildren when they reach 11 to make sure we preserve our heritage and they understand the magic of our Island. When my father died in 2011, I inherited this house. My parents built the house in 1972. I use to go with my dad to the architects office in Frederiksted. Most Caribbean houses tend to have small rooms, specially back then. My Dad was claustrophobic so he needed to make sure the house was as open as possible. While it was being built they put in a wall between the living room and dining room. My dad told them it had to go. In the end that is why you will see that short wall between those two rooms. My father had an obsession with mango's. He'd plant a tree from seed and if he did not like the fruit (yrs later) he had it cut down. If he did like the fruit then it stayed and no one could touch them no matter how big they got. We have trees that are around 80'. After he passed away I had 10 mango trees removed (we still have 14) and most of the others pruned. We all felt like he was going to come back from the grave to chew me out. :-) We have travelled to many places in the world but none of them compare to the raw beauty of this Island we call home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Close to just about everything! Hurricane Hugo caused destruction in much of St. Croix in 1989. Mango House became a refuge for 13 people. All 13 survived in the guest bathroom. Mango House is built with cinder blocks inside and out, and concrete. Working generator just in case it's needed.
- Primary: +1 2103646103 Owner
- Secondary: +1340 4738586 Property Manager on STX is Jay.
Links to more information:
Living Room, sleeper sofa
Kitchen, open to Dining and Living Room.
Side view of the house
A guest BBQ outside
St. Croix's, Buck Island, Underwater National Park. Taken with my cell phone.
Dorsch beach 3.5 mi away.
Second bedroom, queen bed.
Porch at night.
Front end of the house
At the pier in Frederiksted. 4,5 mi from Mango House
Sandy Point Beach, West End of St. Croix
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, February 17, 2017
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