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PEACE O' HEAVEN-DAZZLING SUNSET VIEWS, ZEPHYRS & POOL AT YOUR OWN TROPICAL HAVEN

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Ruthellen and/or Andrew

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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PEACE O' HEAVEN-DAZZLING SUNSET VIEWS, ZEPHYRS & POOL AT YOUR OWN TROPICAL HAVEN

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Cruz Bay - Peace O' Heaven Villa

2BR,2 Bath Villa with Pool, Oceanview; Close to town and beaches, St. John USVI

From the moment you enter the front door of this lovely oceanview home, you'll feel glad you made the right choice for your vacation in the tropics. As you cross the tan, tiled floor, you'll notice the modern kitchen and the generous dining table. Passing through the French doors, you'll arrive on the tiled pool deck. There you can plop down on a padded, cushioned pool chair. Better yet, you can kick off your sandals, and pop right into the gorgeous pool!

Enjoy lounging under the Caribbean sun and the blue sky that's punctuated by fluffy, cottony clouds. Enjoy paddling around in the deepest pool on Saint John -- or lolling, half underwater on the huge steps in its corner. We know you'll appreciate the quiet, secluded privacy of your own little 'peace o' heaven.'

The large dining table and cushioned chairs out on the pool deck invite your party to dine outdoors after barbecuing on the gas grill. Then enjoy gazing at a flamboyant sunset from the porch swing.

After sunset, watch as Saint Thomas comes to life like a pulsing gem of light against the black velvety background under the moon and stars.

Inside, the cross ventilation through the doors and shutter windows invite the 200-foot-high hillside breezes (aided and abetted by the floor and ceiling fans). You're sure to get a cool restful sleep. (The imported, 8,500-BTU air-conditioning units are almost never turned on).

Well-stocked supermarts, shopping, and nightlife abound close by. And the locals are as sweet as sugar. (Say 'Hello!' first, and enjoy big smiles in return!).

Imagine yourself in the various scenes shown here. Then phone us to reserve your favorite week(s) -- and to realize a memorable dream in your own little Peace o' Heaven.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Ruthellen and/or Andrew

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Andrew, aka 'Captain Magic' has loved the water and warm weather since he was a boy. While playing sax on many cruise ships, he visited many ports o' call and fell in love with St. John. After years of dreaming, he, and his life partner, Ruthellen (aka 'Dr. Cha Cha Cha') sailed from Florida in our 30' sailboat, arriving to our new home in 2001. We love sharing the pristine beauty and peacefulness of St. John with our guests.

Ruthellen and/or Andrew purchased this villa in 2000

For the beautiful views, especially the sunsets and the convenience to town and the beaches.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday villa rental in Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands (US)

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Peace O' Heaven-Dazzling Sunset Views, Zephyrs & Pool at Your Own Tropical Haven
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 38 reviews
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Peace O' Heaven-Dazzling Sunset Views, Zephyrs & Pool at Your Own Tropical Haven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p219067
+1 877 714-5482
Cruz Bay St John
Deep River CT
5

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We chose Peace O Heaven as a place to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday with my son and his girlfriend. We absolutely enjoyed every aspect of the...
  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2007
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2007
We chose Peace O Heaven as a place to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday with my son and his girlfriend. We absolutely enjoyed every aspect of the vacation. The house is just as it looks in the pictures and the hosts were wonderful. Would definetly return again.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Peace O' Heaven-Dazzling Sunset Views, Zephyrs & Pool at Your Own Tropical Haven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p219067
+1 877 714-5482
Cruz Bay St John
4

An excellent budget property

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
The view is four star. The pool is nice too. It is 8 ft deep, so the kids can dive, which is a real treat these days. The outdoor tile is slippery when wet, so you'll want to be careful. The patio area is great too. View, pool and patio - that is why you come here. The interior is spacious, which is nice, but does not get alot of natural light. The kitchen has everything you need. You might find the decor to be dated, but overall the place has great bones, including nice vaulted ceilings. Better beach chairs would be nice. I spoke to the owner about that. The owners are excellent to deal with.
business
Peace O' Heaven-Dazzling Sunset Views, Zephyrs & Pool at Your Own Tropical Haven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p219067
+1 877 714-5482
Cruz Bay St John
Niskayuna, NY
5

Great Christmas Vacation

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
We spent the week around Christmas at the villa and really loved it. My wife and I with our two sons (19 and 16). We got into St. John after 9pm, and Jason was waiting for us at the ferry dock. He stopped at the market so we could get food for breakfast, then helped us settle in after a long day of traveling. Jason was very responsive with any questions or requests that we had.
The next morning we walked down to town to get our Jeep at L&L. It's an easy walk to town, a little more effort coming back up.
The layout of the house is very nice for a family or for two couples. Breakfast by the pool in the morning, cocktails by the pool at sunset. What more could you ask for.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Rob, thank you for your lovely comments. Who COULD ask for anything more? We look forward to your return! Ruthellen & Andrew
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Peace O' Heaven-Dazzling Sunset Views, Zephyrs & Pool at Your Own Tropical Haven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p219067
+1 877 714-5482
Cruz Bay St John
Madison, WI/USA
4

Great time!

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
We had a wonderful time at Peace O'Heaven celebrating my partners birthday with friends. We were met at the Ferry from Red Hook by Jason, who was really great. He took us to the grocery store for alittle shopping so we'd have stuff for breakfast and then up ( and I do mean UP) to the house. It's up the hill with an awesome view of St. Thomas and the water. The house is lovely, nicely equiped for a vacation, bedrooms at oppposite ends of the house and a super pool. We sat outside almost continually when at the house. It's a great location for getting into town and not having to find parking, although be aware that the walk back up to the house would be tough with alot of packages so rent a vehicle. We used Denzil Clyne with great results. Only downside was the car that started every morning at 5:45 right outside the master bedroom window. We would definitely rent again but we'd take the back bedroom next time.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Peace O' Heaven-Dazzling Sunset Views, Zephyrs & Pool at Your Own Tropical Haven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p219067
+1 877 714-5482
Cruz Bay St John
Vancouver, Canada
5

Vacation at its best!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
Peace O' Heaven was a perfect vacation villa. Our first night there I was lying in the pool looking up at the shooting stars and thinking that this is where they must have come up with the name. Our routine was similar to others, eat breakfast by the pool, take the Jeep to a beach and do some exploring, hit a happy hour/dinner in town and then back to the pad for cocktails and more pool time. The owners were amazing to work with and Ruthellen went above and beyond her duties as a VRBO owner compared to others I have dealt with. Paul, the around site manager, was also very helpful for any questions about the property or island. He also was great in picking us up from the ferry as we had a slight schedule delay. Again, the property is about a 10-15 minute walk to town down a steep hill, but it is manageable as we did it several times throughout our trip. I would definitely come back to Peace O' Heaven should we be so lucky. Furnishings were nice, kitchen was well equipped and ammenties (pool floaties, beach chairs, beach towels) were well supplied. I was sold on the view itself, but adding in the pool, privacy and location you can't go wrong. One note, the pool is very deep where the shallow end is around 5 feet. Not recommended for small children, but perfect for others looking for some relaxation under the stars. Thanks again Ruthellen, we hope to return!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We aim to please and do our best to make our guests' dream of vacationing on St. John a reality. So, it is especially nice to get such positive feedback.

A note about our pool. Although the shallow end of our pool is about 5', there are 2 submerged steps (about 1-foot deep each) that extend about 4' off of the southeast corner. So, it is possible to enter the pool and relax comfortably in the cool water without having to stand or float. We have hosted many families with children, who have been quite comfortable. It goes without saying that steadfast diligence is required to keep children safe poolside, regardless of the depth, and it is expected that they will be fitted with floatation devices. Nonetheless, some extra attention is certainly recommended to make sure small children do not wander into deep water unattended.
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cyril E. King, St. Thomas, VI
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
St. John to St. Thomas
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Hawkesnest
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Woody's & Queit Mon
Car: recommended

We are just outside of Cruz Bay Town, off of Centerline Rd. (Rte. 10), up 'Pocket Money Lane'(Hill). You proceed up that hill about an 1/8th of a mile, pass the Church Gate on the left and Cruz Views Condos on the right. Make the 'very next' left and our home is the second property on the left, with the aqua roof. We think our place is a great location. It is high enough to be out of the hustle of town, to take advantage of the view and the breezes, yet convenient to shopping and restaurants. You can even walk!

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday villa in Cruz Bay, St John

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
High Season
15 Dec 2013 - 19 Apr 2014
$525
$3,500
5 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season 2014
20 Apr 2014 - 13 Dec 2014
$345
$2,100
4 nights
 
 
High Season 2015
21 Dec 2014 - 18 Apr 2015
$525
$3,500
5 nights
 
 
Low Season 2015
19 Apr 2015 - 20 Dec 2015
$525
$3,500
5 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$525
$3,500
5 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $500.00
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Additional 15% Discount for Extended Stays of 10+ Nights.
7-Night minimum stay for Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Week and New Year's Week.
Published rates apply to 1-4 Guests. $35/day/additional guests up to 6.
A refundable Security Deposit check of $500 is required to be held until the villa is inspected after your departure. Thank you.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cruz Bay in St John

Property Type:
  • villa
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • town ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • beach
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Dialup Access
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Hob ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En suite in Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Access from Bedroom 2 & Living Room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can split to 2 twins
  • Two deluxe 'E-Z Beds' on-site for additional guests upon request. A/C in Bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Video Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Small Cooler
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • veranda
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • playground
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • walking
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Miniature golf
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Parasailing
  • Kayaking
  • jet skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • snorkelling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • diving
Notes:
Individual A/C units in the bedrooms. On the pool deck: 4 Chaise Lounges & 2 Chairs +Outdoor Dining Table and 4 Chairs Energy-efficient appliances: Washer/Dryer 'Energy-Star'; Range, Refrigerator & Dishwasher All upgraded in 2008.
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