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MOST POPULAR HOUSE ON ST. THOMAS FOR 4 YEARS IN A ROW!

Cheryl Coon

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Cheryl Coon

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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MOST POPULAR HOUSE ON ST. THOMAS FOR 4 YEARS IN A ROW!

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Northside - High Blue Heaven WHAT A VIEW!

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Update 1/20/15: In 2015, we are sold out until the last week in August.

High Season in 2016 is filling up fast!

BREATHTAKING ISLAND AND OCEAN VIEWS FROM EVERY ROOM!

Imagine a tropical villa with sunrise and sunset views over a turquoise ocean… that you see from every room in the house! Even long-time islanders are astonished by the beauty of the 220-degree view from our home, High Blue Heaven!

Why stay at a hotel or condo development where you’ll share a crowded pool? At High Blue Heaven, you’ll enjoy the best location on St. Thomas on the breezy, green North Side close to beautiful beaches, great golf, delightful restaurants and the ferry to St. John (Virgin Islands National Park)… but quiet, private and high above the ocean so you can enjoy the view without the sand flies. And you will enjoy your own very private pool!

As you enter High Blue Heaven, your eyes will be drawn out over the edge of the pool on the deck to Magen’s Bay, Hans Lollik Island and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. The main floor includes one of two master bedroom suites with full bathroom, the Great Room with living room area (queen sleeper sofa), dining area, kitchen, laundry room and a powder room. Up the mahogany staircase, a second master bedroom features a four-poster bed, full bathroom, walk-in closet and a second deck.

Our house is decorated in a casually comfortable Caribbean style with tile floors throughout and bright colors flooded with light: it’s a place where you can feel at home and relax into island living. From the spacious deck, enjoy a meal…or a swim in the pool while watching the lights flicker on Jost Van Dyke. The kitchen is equipped with everything you’ll need to craft a romantic dinner. Or sample half a dozen terrific restaurants within minutes of the house.

You’ll enjoy the prevailing trade winds that keep High Blue Heaven cool and comfortable. Our house is West Indian style, meaning that every room has a ceiling fan. Each bedroom also offers its own self-controlled air conditioning system, as well as television, DVD player, and outdoor deck or balcony with gorgeous ocean views. Wi-Fi is free throughout the house.

Ideally and centrally situated on the breezy north side of the island, High Blue Heaven is seven minutes from:

• Swimming and water sports at Magens Bay, one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the world (National Geographic); and

• Golf at Mahogany Run Golf Course with its famous Devil's Triangle course.

Coral World Marine Park and Charlotte Amalie with duty-free shopping are just ten minutes from us, as are Red Hook (catch the ferry to St. John) and East End restaurants.

We want to make your visit an unforgettable experience. We have loved and enjoyed the U.S. Virgin Islands for more than thirty years and have many recommendations to share, from the best places to swim and snorkel to the restaurants that the guidebooks don’t tell you about. We chose our house because of its breeze-friendly design, fabulous view and Caribbean charm, and we want to share that with you.

Because we know that you’ve come to relax, our property manager, Robin, will meet you at the airport, escort you to the car rental service and help you get your rental car. Then, she will ensure that you arrive at our house and are fully briefed on everything you need to know. If you tell us in advance, Robin will also stock the house with whatever groceries you would like, for a small fee.

Your house rental includes:

-Complimentary beach towels and cooler, beach bags, snorkeling and beach gear - includes masks, fins, boogie boards, pails and shovels!

-High-quality bedding and bathroom towels, bathroom amenities

Our home features living all on one level if you prefer (second bedroom upstairs). If you don't like climbing stairs, this is the place for you.

DEAR GUESTS: PLEASE BE AWARE -- WE NOT ONLY PROHIBIT SMOKING INSIDE THE HOUSE - WE ALSO PROHIBIT IT ON THE DECKS OUTSIDE THAT FACE THE VIEW. SMOKING IS PERMITTED ONLY ON A CORNER OF OUR DRIVEWAY, WITH NO VIEW. PLEASE CONSIDER RENTING ELSEWHERE IF YOU OR MEMBERS OF YOUR GROUP SMOKE.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Cheryl Coon (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
26 January, 2015

About Cheryl Coon

The Coons live in Portland, Oregon and travel to High Blue Heaven whenever they can get away! Our history with St Thomas dates back to 1978 when she moved there from Philadelphia and soon found herself helping to establish the first environmental protection programs for the U.S. Virgin Islands. Her love for the islands, the sparkling turquoise waters, snorkeling and scuba and the vibrant West Indian culture never lessened. This year, we decided it was time to return, at least part time. So we searched for just the right home and found the yellow house with the red roof and the blue shutters, located on our favorite part of St Thomas, destined to become High Blue Heaven!

Cheryl Coon purchased this house in 2010

Why Cheryl Coon chose Northside

We chose our house because of its breeze-friendly design and location, fabulous views and Caribbean charm. Over the four years that we have owned and enjoyed it, we have only fallen more in love with its spectacular location.

What makes this house unique

You came for the view and the ocean...and at High Blue Heaven, you'll never stop gazing at it. But that's not all. High Blue Heaven offers one-third acre of flowering tropical plants and fruit trees: papaya, mango, avocado, and coconut grow on the grounds. Enjoy bird-watching from the decks, including hummingbirds, banana-quits, green parakeets, and red-tailed hawks. You may even glimpse our resident iguanas!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were here to support the bride and groom and so lucky to have stayed in this beautiful home. What an amazing view! We started off each morning looking at the beautiful view and ended each night watching the waves roll by. It was a wonderful experience!
May 2014
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5
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Most Popular House on St. Thomas for 4 Years in a Row!
average rating of 5.0 based on 150 reviews
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Northside St. Thomas
NY, NY
5

High Blue Heaven is no hyperbole!!

  • 5 out of 5
Simply put: this is a lovely house in a fantastic location with stupendous views!! The house has been lovingly & tastefully furnished with delightful, whimsical touches and has very comfortably accommodated our family of 5. It is also impeccably well maintained by the caretaker.

The house has two beautiful bedrooms, one upstairs and the other downstairs, each with its own terrace. The terrace upstairs has the most glorious views, but the one downstairs is huge and its views are also stupendous. Family members, or friends staying upstairs will have as much privacy as they want from the folks staying downstairs. The house is very quiet (located high above Magens Bay (an easy 5 minute drive to its very swimmable waters) and benefits from nice breezes on a warm day. It is only just a 10 minute scenic drive to Charlotte Amalie, the charming capital of St Thomas and 15-20 minutes to the airport, and just 20 minutes to Red Hook, the jumping point for boats to St John or the British Virgin Islands. We also appreciated the fact that the house faces north, hence the terraces provide shade throughout the day so one can enjoy the breathtaking views while sitting in the great outdoors.

Any negatives? None that we can think of...except the fact that you've got to book your reservation fast and far in advance because the "secret" is out that High Blue Heaven lives up to its name!!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Peter, for taking the time to post this review. It will reassure anyone who is new to VRBO and wonders whether a place can possibly be as lovely as it looks. Every time we get a chance to stay at High Blue Heaven, we marvel at the beauty of the view and the comfort of the house. It's nice to hear that you felt that way too!
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Northside St. Thomas
St. Louis, MO
5

The most beautiful view I've ever seen!

The most beautiful view I've ever seen!
  • 5 out of 5
I'm a little bit late in writing this review (sorry for the delay!), but we had so much fun that I am actually in the process of booking my next trip to this beautiful island home - and we're planning to bring my parents this time! We enjoyed touring around the island and shopping and going to the beaches, but our favorite thing to do was turn on the CD player (they have a selection of fun island tunes) and lay out by the pool and enjoy that absolutely stunning view of Magens Bay. I've stayed in several different houses and condos in St. Thomas and High Blue Heaven was, by far, my favorite - we are so excited to come back!! Thanks so much to the wonderful owners for allowing us to stay in their fabulous home!
  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Northside St. Thomas
Forsyth IL
5

High Blue Heaven never lets us down

  • 5 out of 5
Another great stay, this being our fourth time and already planning a fifth stay in 2015. We did some new things this time: we went on the New Horizons day trip to the BVI which was very special and we would recommend this to everyone; we also used the beach at the Elysian Beach Resort which had nice restrooms, free beach chairs with soft white sand that was a wonderful relaxing afternoon; and we went to Water Island and swam off Honeymoon Beach. Even though there was two unusual days where it rained most of the day it is always a joy to spend time on St. Thomas. We took the car ferry over to St. John's to swim and enjoy a picnic lunch at our favorite beach (Hawknest).

High Blue Heaven was amazing again and we always enjoy the pool. Thank you Cheryl and Jim for again sharing your lovely home in St. Thomas. Robin: it is always a treat to see you and visit. Merry Christmas to all and we're praying for health for you all. Thank you Robin for all you do to make sure we have a comfortable stay at High Blue Heaven. If someone is reading this review to determine whether to book High Blue Heaven or not, we will say that all the photos perfectly represent the home and views. You can't go wrong with booking High Blue Heaven.
  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Most Popular House on St. Thomas for 4 Years in a Row!
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Northside St. Thomas
5

Everything you Expected

  • 5 out of 5
The home, the island, and people were absolutely fantastic. We planned our trip for almost two years. We were worried about our expectations after 10 hours in the air. When we arrived all of our wonderful exceptions where confirmed. The home is beautiful, clean and close to EVERYTHING (with a car).

This place is exactly as advertised! As soon as your walk through the door; you feel at home.
  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We always appreciate hearing how our guests enjoyed High Blue Heaven, thank you! And come back soon!
Cheryl and Jim
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Northside St. Thomas
Las Vegas, Nevada
5

You won't believe the incredible view!

You won't believe the incredible view!
  • 5 out of 5
I'm a little slow at getting around to reviewing the property, but did not forget! Me, my husband, and my daughter spent an amazing week at High Blue Heaven. Thank you Cheryl for all the information beforehand, so we could plan out our trip. You had some great ideas. We went ziplining, visited several beaches, chartered a boat for the day (which was amazing), and ate at more restaurants than I can name! Every restaurant had fantastic food. The house was arranged perfectly. Our daughter had the whole upstairs, while we got to stay down (no climbing up and down for us)! The house does get quite warm and humid, but the bedroom air conditioners work great. If you get too hot in the house, jump in the pool! I'm so glad we didn't heat the pool, the temperature was just right. I still dream about laying on that outdoor bed, looking at the unbelievable view! You just can't get over it. When we weren't out and about on the island, we were out back in the pool. It was a great family trip, and we have some lovely memories to look back on. Hope to make it back one day!
  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review. Of course summer is a warm time to come but the pool is always refreshing! The views, as you say, are unbelieveable!
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Northside St. Thomas
Kansas City
5

Spot On Expectations

  • 5 out of 5
We have used VRBO many years and High Blue Heaven proved to be exactly as advertised. Every detail listed was spot on. The home was spotless, clean, very well maintained, and provided us the perfect vacation location. The per-arrival communication with Robin allowed us to have exactly what we needed to begin our week and her continued assistance allowed us to thoroughly enjoy our week. Robin proved to be an island expert and someone we could turn to for anything. As the owner states, if you are one who needs air conditioning every awaken minute, High Blue Heaven is not for you. However, we fall into this category and we were very comfortable with the breeze and low humidity throughout our week. We bacame fans of Magen's Bay through our many cruises to St. Thomas and this home allowed us to see it first thing every morning and the last thing as the sun sets each evening. The five minute drive down the mountain to Magen's Bay was perfect. One thing we must say about this home is how centrally located it is. We were able to be in Charlotte Amalie in less than ten minutes and all the way to Red Hook on the east end of the island within 15-20 minutes. The home, the views, and the hospitality was by far the best we have ever experienced with numerous VRBO rentals. This home is a must if you are looking for peace and quiet for a week of relaxation.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased that you loved your stay at High Blue Heaven! Come back soon...
Cheryl and Robin

Location

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sib's
Car: necessary

For all of our guests, we provide a full notebook of our favorite restaurants, beaches, and activities, sent to you in advance in electronic form and available in the house.

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Rates & Availability

From $1,600 Weekly

Rental rates for this holiday house in Northside, St. Thomas

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Spring-Summer 2015
1 May 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
for 7 nights
$1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Shoulder Season
1 Sep 2015 - 30 Nov 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
for 7 nights
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
2015-16 High Season
1 Dec 2015 - 31 Mar 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
for 7 nights
$1,950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring-Summer 2016
1 Apr 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
for 7 nights
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Notes We require a $300 damage deposit/booking fee paid at the time of reservation. We refund within 14 days of guest's departure.

WE ARE A COMPLETELY NO-SMOKING PROPERTY. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT OUR NO-SMOKING POLICY INCLUDES THE OUTSIDE VIEW DECKS.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Northside in St. Thomas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Two full bathrooms (each with its own Master bedroom). Also a half bathroom in the Great Room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Upstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , With private ensuite bathroom, private deck
    Sleeper Sofa (Queen) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen size sleeper sofa with access to 1/2 bathroom
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , With private ensuite bathroom and huge lounger right outside
  • Each bedroom has a queen bed. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Breathtaking island and ocean views from every room! New: a guitar and steel drums for your enjoyment!
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