Unmatched, Oceanfront Views W/ Pool. Affordable Rates.

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our view is “180 degrees of pure paradise”. One of our guests creatively coined this phrase! Other’s have described our view merely as “unbelievable, breathtaking, incredible, spectacular, awe-inspiring, surely the best in 3,000 miles.” We are perched on the rugged coastline of St. Thomas, only 100 feet above sea level. The sounds of the waves, lapping against the gigantic boulders below, provide relaxing background music. Unwind in our cliffside swimming pool, crafted around one of the boulders, and enjoy the unobstructed views out through the Sir Francis Drake channel, with the numerous British Virgin Islands in site. You’ll discover ample opportunity for watching the parade of sailboats and yachts that glide by, or catching a glimpse of the occasional whale during their springtime migration, birds diving below for their lunch, or a sea turtle surfacing for a bit of air. Star gazing at night is just as gratifying, with shooting stars guaranteed.

Just like a favorite pair of jeans, we’re a place that you’ll feel most comfortable and welcome in. The villa sits under a massive banyan tree, surrounded by native greenery, giving it an almost magical appeal as you enter the property from the driveway. We’re decorated in a casually comfortable, yet elegantly refined, Caribbean style: A place where you can feel at home and relax into island living. The kitchen is equipped with every appliance and utensil you’ll need to craft a fantastic family dinner (or let one of our private chefs come and entertain you). Your rental includes all bathroom amenities, bath towels, hairdryers, beach towels, sheets, etc. All you need to bring is yourself, a swimsuit, and your food for the week, which can even be pre-delivered! As guests have noted: “Our snorkeling, shopping and golf was fun, but getting back to the Three Palms was the best part of the day ... The care and attention that you put into your guests far exceeded our expectations.”

Magens Bay Beach is just a short two mile drive from the villa. Magen’s is ranked as one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the world by National Geographic. Magen’s is perfect for family gatherings, with very little surf, wonderful soft white sand, trees for shade, and picnic benches for dining. There is also a water sports center, as well as restaurant and bar, at the beach.

Peterborg Point, where the villa is located, is a very safe and prestigious neighborhood, and is enjoyed by many fitness buffs for AM and PM walking and jogging. Our gated community of Red Rock has approximately 25, well spaced, home-sites and lots. Three Palms sits at the end of a cul-de-sac, and offers a very secluded feel, yet we are centrally located and about a 15 minute drive to most areas of interest, including the airport, Charlotte Amalie, Red Hook and the ferry docks.

Keywords: Villa, Oceanfront, Wedding Receptions, Family Reunions

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Children Welcome:

    Due to the proximity to the cliffs, crawling infants & young toddlers need close watch. But we've had many, many families with young children over the years without any problems. We leave this to the parents discretion if it is suitable for youngsters....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Villa is a short walk down a gradual staircase from the parking area....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

  • Oceanview Suite: 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Convertable between 2 twins to 1 King + twin sofa sleeper...moreless

  • Gardenview Suite: 1 queen


  • Master Oceanfront Suite: 1 queen


  • Adjoining Guest Cottage: 2 queen

    Cottage has an upper & lower sleeping area (shares bath)...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Master Oceanfront Suite: toilet, shower

    Shower tower, two sink areas....moreless

  • Oceanview Suite: toilet, shower

    Dual Shower Towers...moreless

  • Garden View Suite: toilet, shower


  • Adjoining Guest Cottage: toilet, shower



  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42' LCD...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family


  • Botanical Garden
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Magens Bay, one of the top ten beaches in the world, is just a short 2 mile drive from the villa....moreless

  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront:

    We are perched just 100 feet above the ocean, in an awe-inspiring cliffside venue, offering spectacular views out over Sir Francis Drake channel....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Additional seating in outdoor dining area just off the dining room + two bar stools at kitchen counter....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Bedrooms optional @ $10/day/bedroom. ...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Highspeed DSL...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Pressed sheets upon arrival. Spare set for self-changing if desired....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    AT&T + Sprint Cellular service available on island. Local calls from in-villa phone or long distance with calling card....moreless

  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    4 towels per bathroom + plenty of extras in the linen closet. Beach towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Outfitted by a chef, for chefs. And if there happens to be something special you need, we are always happy to share from our caretakers supplies....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Many 'leftover' spices and condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:


  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

    Guests receive a 10% discount with The highlight of many guests stay with us....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large covered and uncovered deck areas...moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:


  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sailboat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    10'x14' x 4' deep pool built on the cliffside around a huge boulder. Perfect for cooling off & enjoying a cocktail. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.5
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off-Season Discount
Sep 9 - Nov 18, 2016
5 night min stay
Thanksgiving to Christmas
Nov 19 - Dec 20, 2016
5 night min stay
Christmas & New Years
Dec 21 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay
Winter High Season
Jan 7 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
Spring & Summer
May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59


Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Discounts may be available for groups of 6 or less, or for last minute travel. Please inquire.

Optional Bedroom A/C is available at $10 per night per bedroom.

Mid-stay or daily cleans are also available for an additional fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Magens Bay or Magens Point
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to St. John
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mahogany Run
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Simply Italian @ Magens Point
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Magens Bay

Car: Necessary

Discount sail & snorkel excursions available via our partner, Happy Hour Charters.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: My name is Victoria Prehn, and as your hostess and owner of the property, I’ve been welcoming guests into my home since 2003. I’ve been a resident of the Virgin Islands since 1991, moving here after the death of my younger brother and a stop-over on a cruise. Life is short, and I decided to ditch corporate America for island living. During an economic downturn in 2000, I luckily stumbled upon the property, and immediately fell in love with her amazing serenity and awe-inspiring oceanfront scenery under an ancient banyan tree. As a graduate of Cornell University’s hotel administration program, the property seemed a perfect way to utilize my education in hospitality. After extensive renovations, the home was opened to short term rentals in July 2003. I was one of the very first properties to be listed on sites such as VRBO and HomeAway, in an emerging market of “rental by owner”. It’s been an amazing experience to share my love of St. Thomas and my home with hundreds of adventurous travelers from around the world over the past decade. I reside, with my two cats, below the main villa level of the property in a two bedroom caretakers apartment. The apartment is out of view from the guest area and has it’s own back entrance. I like to tell my guests that I’m available as MUCH or as LITTLE as needed during your stay. I'm originally from Ravenna, Ohio, a small town outside of Cleveland. Following college graduation, I spent 4 years between New York City and Dallas as a Market Study and Real Estate Consultant with Kenneth Leventhal & Company for clients such as Donald Trump & Ritz Carlton. Corporate burnout and a death in the family inspired a move to St. Thomas, and for twenty years I served as founder and president of PC Paradise, the Apple and Hewlett Packard computer dealer to the Virgin Islands. I sold the business in 2012, and now spend my time providing life coaching, business consulting and web development to entrepreneurs.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
To quote our contractor (and many past guests): 'There isn't a better view, than the view from this house, on St. Thomas!' The home offers a secluded feel that one can truly relax into. St. Thomas is a small island, and we are centrally located in a gated community, making most points of interest only a 10-15 minute drive. Catching rays on the deck, and cooling off in our pool is a real treat. And you can't beat the star gazing! Falling asleep to the soft sound of the ocean helps quiet the mind, and makes for a wonderful night's sleep.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Unsurpassed Ocean View and Decks

    Unsurpassed Ocean View and Decks

  • Master Oceanfront Bedroom

    Master Oceanfront Bedroom

  • Oceanview King (or twin) Suite

    Oceanview King (or twin) Suite

  • Guest Cottage Bedroom 1

    Guest Cottage Bedroom 1

  • Living Room (now with 42' LCD TV)

    Living Room (now with 42' LCD TV)

  • Living Room to Kitchen

    Living Room to Kitchen

  • Washer & Dryer conveniently located inside under kitchen bar area.

    Washer & Dryer conveniently located inside under kitchen bar area.

  • Library


  • Decks


  • This is the life!

    This is the life!

  • Spectacular sunrises

    Spectacular sunrises

  • Stunning Cliffside Venue

    Stunning Cliffside Venue

  • Cliffside 8x10 Plung Pool

    Cliffside 8x10 Plung Pool

  • Master Oceanfront Bedroom

    Master Oceanfront Bedroom

  • Gardenview Bedroom

    Gardenview Bedroom

  • Guest Cottage Bedroom 2

    Guest Cottage Bedroom 2

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Spacious, clean kitchen with everything you need to cook up an amazing meal.

    Spacious, clean kitchen with everything you need to cook up an amazing meal.

  • Library


  • Decks


  • Guests playing beer pong in the pool.

    Guests playing beer pong in the pool.

  • Magens Bay, just minutes away

    Magens Bay, just minutes away

  • Rainbows in the occasional passing shower

    Rainbows in the occasional passing shower

  • Sail with us aboard our charter boat.

    Sail with us aboard our charter boat.

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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