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$500 Night 4 Bed/Bath, Pool OPEN June 6-18, June 25- July 20, July 25-Sept.

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4BR Oceanview Vacation Rental St. John, Virgin Islands USA

Located on the hillside of Chocolate Hole, just 3 minutes from Cruz Bay, Meritage Great House offers spectacular views of the Caribbean and Hart Bay. From the decks you can see the islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas in the distance. Relax poolside and listen to the surf roll in from Hart Bay Beach which is just a 10 minute walk down from the house. Lay in the hammock sipping your favorite cocktail while you watch a dramatic Caribbean sunset! Maybe snorkeling the area reefs and scuba diving is how you'll decide to pass the day.

In the evenings you can enjoy a meal at one of the wonderful restaurants and then come home and soak in the pool. How could life be any better?

Each air-conditioned bedroom has new hand-carved teak furniture, a private bath, and it's own outdoor sitting area.

More Details

Christopher Rosbrook
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Malay
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay in Cruz Bay

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Fax
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large stone shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , AC,cable TV, stone shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , AC, shower, teakwood armoir
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , AC, shower, teakwood armoir
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , AC, shower, teak wook armoir, Can be split into twins
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Children are welcome, but Meritage has several levels of decks and the bedrooms are only accessed from sliding doors on the deck. There are no interior connections between rooms. This is not ideal for young children who may get up in the night looking for their parents!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

$500 Night 4 Bed/Bath, Pool OPEN June 6-18, June 25- July 20, July 25-Sept.
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
Atlanta, Ga

An amazing time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Meritage Great house for 8 days and had a wonderful time. We are in love with St. John. Every morning we cooked breakfast and then set out for the beach. We would either go out for dinner or grill out on the deck. The view from the house is beautiful! We found the house to be very cozy and comfortable and took full advantage of the pool and hot tub. The owners were very nice and we would recommend this place to friends. We might try to come back next summer with friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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11 1

Great outdoor space, nice clean villa.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this villa. Four couples were comfortable in this space, both indoor and out. Sinbad did a great intro and covered all the info we needed. Pretty view, well-equipped kitchen, nice amenities like beach chairs and beach towels. Thanks for a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Louise, Thanks for the great feed back. Glad to hear you enjoyed Meritage Great House and we hope you'll come see us again in the future. Chris & Sinbad
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  • 5 of 5

1st vacation to the Caribbean. Meritage Great House was perfect for my family of 6. Each of the 4 air-conditioned bedrooms have their own bathrooms. My 2 daughters (17 & 18) each had their own bedroom while my 2 boys (12 & 15) shared a room (the room was set up with two twin beds). My wife and I in the other. The house would be great for 4 couples as well. Everyone has their own private space or congregate on the pool level or kitchen/living/dining room level. Enjoying a cup of coffee on the deck overlooking Hart Bay was a great way to begin each day. Great pool & hot tub with awesome views with many iguanas & hermit crabs very close by. House is close to town, but isolated enough to escape to quietly enjoy each other. Sinbad & Chris are awesome. We'll be back. -The Gallaghers from NY's Mid-Hudson Valley.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ed for the great review. Were so glad to know that Meritage Great House worked out so well for your family. I know it was your first family vacation to the Caribbean, but we hope you'll be back many times to St.John. Regards, Chris & Sinbad
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Loved the Meritage House!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in St. John and the Meritage House only added to the great experience. The house is very well equipped with everything that you need for the ultimate island getaway. The porches and pool were perfect spots to enjoy the sunset in the evening after long days on the beach swimming and snorkeling. The house was perfectly set up with four master bedrooms and private baths with outdoor space so that everyone had their own space! Thank you Chris and Sinbad for a great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christine, Thanks for sharing your experience while staying at Meritage Great House. We are always so pleased to know all our hard efforts to make sure our guest have a great vacation are well received. Chris Rosbrook / owner
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Beautiful home with great views

  • 5 of 5

This house was way more than we expected when we arrived. The pictures don't do it justice. There is so many levels so even with a full house of guests almost every bedroom is on its own level. The pool was amazing looking over chocolate hole and the mountains and best sunsets. We didn't want to leave the house, we could have stayed at the house our entire trip instead of venturing out to see other areas, it's simply gorgeous. We will definitely stay at Meritage every time we visit St John!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maggie, Thanks for your review. I had the same feeling when I first saw this house and the fantastic views, so I bought it !! Glad your family enjoyed staying at Meritage Great House and look forward to your quick return. Chris Rosbrook
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Wonderfullly comfortable, gorgeous view and close to town!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our private vacation home "Mertiage House". For 3 couples it was a great setup with each couple having their own private bedroom floor. The view was amazing! It was a short drive to town for dining, shopping or bars! Could not have been a better vacation! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you like Meritage Great House. We do appreciate you taking time to write a review for future guest to read. Chris Rosbrook / owner
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Car: recommended



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay, St John

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
24 Apr 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
X/mas--New Years
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
5 Jan 2018 - 23 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.0%

A cleaning fee of $200 will be added to all bookings under 6 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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