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Due to damage from Irma, The Beach House, St. Thomas is currently unavailable.

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Main House 2 Bedroom 2 And 1/2 Baths , Cottage 3 Bedrooms One Bath. Sleeps 10

The beach house is a unique property on St. Thomas. If privacy is what you're looking for the beach house is the place for you. This magnificent property is located 40 feet above sea level, on three acres with 700 feet of shoreline where a wooden stairway leads you to a small, completely secluded beach.

When calm the snorkeling and diving is some of the most pristine on the island. When the seas are rough you can enjoy a dip in the hot tub or bask in the warmth on the huge deck while you watch and enjoy the surf. Perfect oceanfront living!

The beach house is the perfect place to have your wedding, write a book, paint a seascape, or simply relax and enjoy an incredible, fun family vacation.

The beach house consists of a main house with two bedrooms and a quaint three bedroom detached cottage.

Proximity to fun things to do: to visit beautiful magen's bay is a 20 minute drive

To reach the east end of st. Thomas and the ferry boats to st. John it is about 30-35 minute drive.

Downtown shopping is only 15-20 minutes.

Weddings, parties, or large gatherings: the beach house will accommodate up to 50 people. All tables, flatware, china, dishes, and glassware for the event must be rented or provided by your caterer. We must have details of all plans well in advance of the event, including wedding personnel and/or catering persons who will be at the villa for your function. Guests will be held completely responsible for any damages, missing items, and will be charged if their caterer/chef does not complete a full clean-up of the property inside and outside, including removing all trash from the villa property.

Cancellations: if you cancel more than 45 days prior to your arrival date, 80% of your total deposit and advanced payment will be refunded to you and 20% will be retained as liquidation damages. If you cancel within 45 days of the arrival date, you will forfeit the full advance payment and damage/reservation deposit. Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. If we are able to rebook the villa to another guest 80% of your rental monies will be returned to you for the nights booked.

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Robert Elliott
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 September, 2017

Why Robert Elliott chose Northside

Annette and I honeymooned in St.Thomas in 2007 and found the Beach House in 2008. We have spent every anniversary since at the house, and were fortunate enough to be able to purchase the house from the past owner of over 35 years. The Beach House is truly a special place.

What makes this villa unique

This home is one of very few on St. Thomas with it's own private, secluded beach. When we stay at the home ourselves, it's like we're stealing away on a short vacation ourselves.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Estate Caret Bay in Northside

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs main house
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor shower, Upstairs main house
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor shower, Upstairs cottage
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor shower, Downstairs main house
  • The 1/2 bath is attached to the Master bedroom in the main house and has an accompanying outside shower. The main house also has the full bath with indoor shower The cottage has a bathroom shared by the three bedrooms and a private outside shower The downstairs bedroom in the main house has an outside shower Please note that there is only one very nice indoor shower and that is in the main house. The other three showers are fun outside showers.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Upstairs main house
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs main house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Upstairs cottage
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs cottage
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs cottage
  • Air Conditioning: Each bedroom has it's own air conditioner, either split system or window.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Private Hot Tub: 4-6 person, Sundance, Hot Tub on a lower deck with outside shower and view of the ocean. Full Kitchen: Brand new Stainless Steel appliances, electric stove. Catering and Provisioning Available: We will be happy to help you find any number of wonderful chefs who will cater a magnificent meal or party. Due to the privacy you may wish never to leave the property and have us do the food provisioning for you. For a nominal fee we will be delighted to accommodate you. Deck/Patio: Huge outdoor deck overlooking the North side and the islands of Inner and Outer brass. Beautiful covered deck with elegant dining table and chairs for that wonderful outdoor breakfast, lunch or dinner yet protected from the hot sun. Beachfront: The Beach House has a private stairway to the secluded beach we call Mail Bay. At the beach is a small boat house with many beach toys. This is an open home and smoking is permitted on the decks only. No smoking is permitted indoors.


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Due to damage from Irma, The Beach House, St. Thomas is currently unavailable.
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had a family of 10 and had a great week! The view is awesome, the rooms were great, the beach was perfect. Camille met us at the airport as soon as we landed and lead us to our paradise for the week. Seriously cannot say enough nice things about the house, property, and both the owner and Camille. Snorkeling right in your backyard was a plus, we saw a shark, squid, sting rays, and beautiful fish in and around the coral and rocks. I grew up in the country so wasn't to worried about the roads BUT you have to drive slow and have a jeep if at all possible to get up and down the road! We were able to be there during the great Hermit Crab Migration of 2017 so that was super cool! Thousands of hermit crabs crawling down the mountain!! If we ever get the chance to come back I would definitely stay here! So grateful for our week!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review,I actually left the house the day you arrived and the weather and water was wonderful. The snorkeling was really nice for the time I was there and the crabs were just starting their migration and if if have never seen that it is amazing! We really hope you get to come back in the future, the house truly is one of a kind. Steve
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful private home. We were a party of seven. Plenty of room for everyone. We purchased groceries for the week, the home was stocked with many things you may need from laundry soap to kitchen spices and everything in between. Amazing place, private beach, beautiful home!!

The owner is easy to work with and was very helpful. The concierge Camille-cheerful, happy to help and most accommodating. We all had a great vacation. Very grateful to have been able to stay in their home. Our party wants to make it a yearly tradition

Thanks so much,

The Price party

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: LeAnn,Thanks for the wonderful review, the house is a truly amazing place. We would love to have you back, just let me know when! Steve and Annette Elliott The Beach House on St Thomas
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Perfect Family Vacation Spot!

  • 5 of 5

My family just returned from staying at The Beach House with our kids and grandkids. It was a phenomenal adventure!

We were greeted by Camille at the airport. She led us to the house, got us settled, and had the house stocked with food we had provided before our trip. Camille took great care of us!

To have a private beach was absolutely amazing! We fished, snorkeled, kayaked, boogie boarded, shelled, made sand castles, and relaxed! It was a no fixing hair and makeup week!

We also went out to eat at 13, and loved it. We saw this recommendation on other reviews. Thanks!

The outdoor showers were fun to try, and the kids thought it was pretty neat to shower "in the jungle." We had a gorgeous rainbow one day over the water. I can't say enough about our wonderful, relaxing, and unique experience we all had at The Beach House. Memories that we will never forget!

Thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review and I am so glad that you had such a great trip. The house is great for couples or families. We are looking forward to having you back again. Steven Elliott The Beach House on St Thomas
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Quiet house in beautiful secluded setting

  • 5 of 5

Secluded area with stunning views. We swam and snorkeled from the beach in front of the house. The house is large and accommodating. We had an extended family of 10 and were able to spread out and sleep peacefully. The drive to the house does require four wheel drive, we had 7 people in our group and therefore rented 4 wheel drive ford explorer but a jeep would have been better for the road in. The kitchen is exceptionally well stocked for VRBO house.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: George, So glad you enjoyed the house, i is a very secluded and special place. Hope you will return soon! Steven Elliott The Beach House on St Thomas
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Beautiful and unique property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (group of 7 adults and 3 children) had an amazing time at this unique home. I will say the drive to this home and the driveway were challenging and absolutely require a 4 wheel drive vehicle. The treacherous drive is well worth it though! The home is equipped with a myriad of spices, kayaks, snorkel gear, and very comfortable outdoor furniture. We love the private beach! The photos don't do it justice. The sand is soft and it is much larger than the pictures convey. The snorkeling right off shore was amazing. We saw a sting ray, lots of colorful fish, and reef squid. The property is very secluded and the perfect place to relax. The deck is perfect for outside dining and enjoying the beautiful view. There are plenty of good quality beach towels. The hot tub and barbecue grill were great. I can recommend this property without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Property!

  • 5 of 5

From beginning to end, our vacation to St.Thomas was amazing and had everthing to do the Beach House and all it had to offer. The drive around the island was rough, but we enjoyed it. This is not a property or a week's vacation of getting catered to, but that's what we loved. The outdoor dining is amazing and the only time we spent inside was to cook the meals and to sleep. Staying at a property like this gives you the opportunity to get out and explore the island on your time. With that said, the beach offers so many opportunities to stay put. They have plenty of snorkeling gear and boogie boards. The first day of our stay was the only calm water day and WOW, the snorkeling is amazing at right at the beach! We saw gorgeous purple sea fans, a sting ray, a very big porcupine fish, and a midnight parrot fish, and numerous other fish. There is an area of coral caves that has lots of hiding spots for some incredible fish and our only disappointment for the week, was that it was too rough to see them again. We plan to return to this property as soon as we can and we thank the owners and Camille for a wonderful experience!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Cyril E. King Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
35 minute drive to Red Hook Ferry Dock to St. John
Nearest Beach
A walk down the steps!
Car: necessary

There are very few rentals on St. Thomas with their own beach and privacy. The Beach House is one of these. Part of the joy of the house is its privacy. We are one mile down a windy road that is part of the adventure of being there. While we are part of the Caret Bay neighborhood the house is nestled in the corner of its three acre property and you can neither see nor feel the presence of any of our neighbors.

Other Activities: Kayaking

Golf: Mahogany Run Golf Course is a beautiful 18 hole course in a spectacular setting.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Estate Caret Bay, St. Thomas

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 May 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
18 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holiday-Christmas/New Year's
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £185

All rentals are subject to a 12% Virgin Islands hotel tax.
*Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Rates quoted are for up to 6 people, add $100.00 per night for up to 10 people.
Stays of less than 7 nights will incur a cleaning fee of $350.

Daily rates available based on number of people and four night minimum.
There is a $750.00 security deposit, can be waived when using a credit card for payment.
$1000 due with signed contract to secure your reservation.
1/2 of the balance of the rental fee is due 90 days before you arrival.
45 days before arrival, the balance of the rental, the hotel tax and the deposit (if required) is due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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