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Artists Caribbean Gem Hilltop Condo With Harbor And Island Views, Walk To Town

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Harbor View Is A Lovely Villa, One Of The Three Largest Units At Battery Hill

Harbor View is a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo at Battery Hill, an intimate 9 unit condominium complex nestled at the top of the hill overlooking Cruz Bay and town. This newly purchased and completely renovated unit is a Caribbean gem, with an open living plan, a fully equipped kitchen, the entire space is completely refurnished in lovely, bright island décor, with a queen sized master bedroom and a queen sized bed in the expansive loft bedroom.

The two story unit is the top floor of the 2 unit building in the complex, with its own separate entrance. The mahogany doors open to the fabulous 24’ high tongue and groove, beamed ceilings. The jalousie windows and six Hunter Fans circulate the tropical breezes and Trade Winds (air conditioning is available for the rare nights it is needed).

Harbor View is the perfect spot to have your morning coffee and breakfast on the patio overlooking the harbor and the islands, watching the ferries and the sailboats wend their way to St. Thomas, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Take a morning hike

to Honeymoon or Salomon Bays nearby for a swim or head to one of the 39 beaches the island has to offer. After a day at the beach or island exploring, enjoy cocktails on the patio watching the sun go down before a walk to town for dinner at one of the many

great restaurants. If you choose instead to swim in the pool and cook burgers and steaks on the Battery Hill grill....you may enjoy dinner al fresco on the patio or in the dining area with banquet and table in the condo itself...everything you could possibly want in paradise...sunrise, sunset and moonrise over the hills above town, brilliant stars overhead. Magnificent vistas of aqualine waters just outside your piece of heaven. Discover the names of the islands just offshore on the the maps provided.

Being situated within walking distance to town, enables you to pop down for shopping, drinks at the beach bars, dining and browsing around without having to drive and try to find a scarce parking spot. If you choose to rent a vehicle, there is off street parking provided at the Battery complex. Renting a vehicle is optional as there is taxi service available to shuttle you around town and to the beautiful National Park North Shore beaches.

Our home on the hillside will be yours, with everything you need....just bring your flip-flops, swimsuits and coverups, shorts and t-shirts, a sundress or two...unpack your roll-on bags...you have arrived!

More Details

Owner
Nadine & Peter Mowschenson
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, French/conversational
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Nadine & Peter Mowschenson

Nadine and Peter live in Boston Massachusetts. We visited the island while staying on St. Thomas....on a whim, we started looking on St. John for properties....The Perch, our own Harbor View was the first place we saw....we fell in love...the rest is history! Six months of extensive renovations and voila, we have our own magical, carefree spot in paradise. This is our HOME, we hope you love it as much as we do...

Nadine & Peter Mowschenson purchased this condo in 2014

Why Nadine & Peter Mowschenson chose Estate Enighed

The perfect location...walking distance to town, magnificent views and if one chooses to rent a car, there is off street parking at the Battery Hill complex. Everything is right at your fingertips, restaurants, groceries, scuba and snorkeling shops...beaches galore, a little shopping, a drink on the beach on the harbor below, constant warm tropical breezes.

What makes this condo unique

The views, the views, the views...harbor, islands, mountains, hillsides and TOWN...beautiful, crystal clear, turquoise waters and white, powdery sand beaches! AND our beautiful home with 24' ceilings, all white and bright and Caribbean delight!!!

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Estate Enighed, Virgin Islands

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children not allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , a queen-sized bed in air-conditioned master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , a queen -sized bed in air-conditioned loft bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Very relaxing and accomadations we're great!!

  • 5 of 5

We will be back!!! Fabulous place!!

  • Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia
5

Amazingly comfortable condo with perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Our week stay in this condo was perfect! The owners provided everything and their property manager was available for any questions. Great views, walkable to town and accessible to everything. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: 13-Dec-2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Silver Spring, MD
5

Beautiful condo, great views, convenient location close to town

  • 5 of 5

Love this beautiful condo! We stayed in July 2016 (four adults total) and found the home very welcoming, charmingly decorated, and comfortable. There is a bright, airy feeling to the space, which is quite ample for two couples. The grounds have been well-maintained, including a very nice pool area; the interior of the condo has a clean and new feel, and seems to have been recently renovated. We particularly enjoyed the sunset views from the patio! Just gorgeous.

Nadine, the owner, made everything very easy for us. She happily answered all of my (many!) questions prior to the trip, and gave tons of useful information about the island. The caretakers, Peter and Gail, also went out of their way to be available to us- from the moment they picked us up at the dock in Cruz Bay, or when we had a question, they responded right away. Having rented on St. John and in the BVI before (different condos/management companies), we were not expecting such a personalized and gracious approach! A lovely gesture was the tasty gift basket waiting for us when we arrived- filled with delicious treats from a local deli.

One thing to consider (if you tend to sleep in late)- there is construction being done on a building nearby. At times, during the day when we happened to stop in, we noticed it being rather loud. This was not an issue for us, mainly because: who wants to sleep in and waste daylight hours in one of the prettiest places in the Caribbean? For some people, it could be annoying, though, so I feel compelled to mention it.

For us, the location of the condo was close enough to town and nearby beaches that we chose to avoid the hassle of renting a car on the island. Instead, we took the opportunity to get in some exercise and walked (or bused/taxied) everywhere we wanted to go. Even if you're not into hiking, the walk into town is very doable for most people. There are plenty of good restaurants and some nice shopping areas within a short walk of the property.

Nadine recommended that we pack lightly- we took her advice and did exactly that, and were glad! She has thoughtfully stocked the house with most anything you can think of- spare hats, beach bags, coolers, even sunscreen and bug spray.

We hope to return one day soon!

  • Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the condo at Harbor View

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved your wonderful condo. It was perfect for our family of 4 and it had everything we needed for cooking when we decided to eat in. Very warm and inviting atmosphere. The only negative was the week we chose -- Carnival celebration the last week of June. Music from downtown St. John went until 3:00 am each day and reverberated off the mountain. Much louder in our condo than in downtown. Other than that week, we'd love to come again!

  • Submitted: 13-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute and cozy with wonderful view!

  • 5 of 5

Harbor View is just that-great views of the harbor! The condo is perfectly decorated with a cottage feel-nice and comfortable-with personality. It feels like home and has all amenities from the dishes in the cupboard to the comfortable beds and fun bedding. It is on the top of the hill but that is why the views are so incredible and if you are not in the mood to walk up the hill, there are always taxis to carry you. This condo is so cute is should be in a magazine!

  • Submitted: 30-Jun-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Home!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the Artists Caribbean Gem condo DO NOT do this lovely home justice! The interior is beautiful and immaculately kept by the owners. There is more than ample room, and the décor is perfect. The owners are most generous: They provided sunscreen, shampoo, soap, beach chairs, coolers, maps, books, DVDs, hats, mosquito repellent, WIFI, and a welcome basket which included delicious goodies! The views from the condo are beautiful as well; you can see Cruz Bay, the mountain-side, and iguanas living in a neighboring tree. The walk from the condo to Cruz Bay was good for us, especially after having a big meal! WE TRULY LOVED THIS PLACE!!!

  • Submitted: 13-Apr-2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

St. John is over 70% National Park, there are beautiful trail walks and hikes allover the island. You can go to a different beach everyday, one for privacy, one for snorkeling, one for sunbathing or reading seated on a beach chair under the seagrape trees. 39 beaches in all.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Estate Enighed, Virgin Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
May 5 2018 - Jun 29 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$374
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$44 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 1
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$44 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2
Jul 15 2018 - Aug 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$374
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$44 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 21 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$374
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$44 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 1 2019
7 night minimum stay
C$4,433
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
C$374
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$44 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee C$94.99 + Tax
Property Damage Protection C$74.72
Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancellations must be received at least 60 days prior to check in to be eligible for full refund.
Bookings placed directly with the owner are not subject to a booking fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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