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One Particular Harbour- amazing views, pool, a/c, privacy!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 3.5 bath with amazing views and very good privacy

One Particular Harbour is a unique villa that was carved out of a steep mountainside in 2004. This 3-level home is bordered by tropical flowers, lush vegetation and tall stonewalls and take maximum advantage of the fantastic views and the privacy of this quiet setting. From the parking area you ascend tiled stairs to the top floor, which houses the kitchen, dining and living rooms and half bath, plus a large wraparound covered deck with truly spectacular and exciting views. Interior and exterior stairs take you down to the two equal sized, air-conditioned bedrooms and a large wraparound private deck on the second level. The third air-conditioned bedroom and private patio deck are on the lower (ground) level and are accessed by exterior stairs. Every room of this home has a spectacular view, and every bed looks out the islands that stretch below you as far as the eye can see.

The pool and the sun deck were also carved out of the mountainside and are located beside the house. Like the villa, the pool and sundeck enjoy a fantastic view along with clothing optional privacy.

To get to One Particular Harbour you drive from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay and then make a steep climb up about 900 feet, almost to the top of the mountain ridge that towers over Coral Bay Harbor. Once you reach your villa you’ll immediately turn to the east, utter the word “wow”, and then gaze for a few minutes at the beauty that lies before you. The views are spellbinding as they sweep for more than 60 miles from the northern hills surrounding Coral Bay, over Coral Bay Harbor, Hurricane Hole and the East End of St. John to Tortola, Norman, Peter, Salt, Cooper, Ginger, Virgin Gorda, and the other fabled islands of the British Virgin Islands.

Coral Bay, which is on the eastern side of St. John is St. John’s “other” community. It is a colorful, very laid back and friendly small town. The name Coral Bay also refers to the neighborhood that surrounds the waters of St. John’s largest bay (Coral Bay)

From One Particular Harbor, the dazzling National Park beaches at Salt Pond Bay and Lameshur Bay are a 15-minute drive, and it’s a very scenic 25-30 minute drive over Bordeaux Mountain into Cruz Bay. For groceries, restaurants, bars and evening entertainment in the Coral Bay area, it’s a 5-10 minute drive on paved roads.

The living room is furnished with comfortable quality wicker furniture and is equipped with a Sony cable TV/DVD and a stereo/CD. Recessed and screened sliding glass doors disappear into wall pockets to allow a totally unobstructed view from anywhere on the top floor.

One Particular Harbour offers a choice of interior or exterior dining. Inside an expandable mahogany table seats up to 8 in the dining area of the upper level, while outside your dining table seats 6 under a covered deck that offers remarkable views at any hour of the day or evening.

The handsome kitchen is well-equipped with mahogany cabinets and tiled countertops, a stainless steel four-burner gas stove and oven, s/s refrigerator/freezer, s/s microwave, s/s dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, blender, cookware, dinnerware and a telephone. A washer/dryer is located on the 2nd level.

All three bedrooms are air-conditioned and all have tiled baths and showers, cable TV, telephones and exterior decks. The lower level bedroom is somewhat larger and has a 4-poster mahogany (queen) bed. The 2 bedrooms on the second level are equal sized and one has a mahogany (queen) bed and the other bedroom has 2 twin beds that do notconvert to a king bed.

When this villa was carved out of a stone mountain it was a difficult and costly building project, but the results are well worth the effort. You’ll appreciate this well-appointed and tasteful 3-bedroom villa, but it’s the views and peaceful location that really set it apart. The view looks right down the Sir Francis Drake Channel. During the day scores of distant sailboats move slowly between blue seas and green islands, and at night the lights of Tortola, Peter Island, and Virgin Gorda twinkle off in the distance. This is really a lovely and quite romantic setting with what is view, certainly one of the best views in Coral Bay.

The 3-level design of One Particular Harbour offers very good privacy for 2-3 couples, while the two adjoining bedrooms on the 2nd floor are good for a family with children. The upper deck is well above ground level but the tight railings on all 3 levels provide good safety for children. One Particular Harbor’s spectacular location, privacy and refined furnishings also give this villa a romantic essence that makes this a great choice for honeymooners, lovers and couples.

There are at least five restaurants in the Coral Bay area that are well worth a visit, plus smaller take eateries. There are also two small grocery stores, and numerous small shops with interesting crafts, souvenirs and specialty items, all within a 5-10 min

drive. Many people who visit St. John stay on the Cruz Bay side of the island and wonder, would I enjoy a villa in Coral Bay. Thousands of people have answered that question with a very strong "yes" and we bet you would also enjoy this unique slice of St. John

More Details

Property Manager
Caribbean Villas & Resorts of St. John
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Upper Carolina in Estate Carolina

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Middle level bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Middle level bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Lower level bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming


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One Particular Harbour- amazing views, pool, a/c, privacy!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Dallas, TX

St. John May 2017

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful views! Comfortable furnishings and very quiet and private. Short jaunt to our favorite places in Coral Bay.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views and villa! Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is 'WOW'!!!! If you want to stay at a property that has an absolutely amazing view, this home is it!! My husband and I were looking for a private getaway and we could not have found a more perfect spot! The last portion of the drive is all up hill and the last part is pretty steep but it is well worth it! Shawn, our greeter told us at one point the road was dirt, which I could not imagine doing, unless you like off road adventures but luckily for us it is all paved now! Our favorite spot at the house is the deck off the living room. We just sat there taking in the views, the sounds of the Caribbean and just relaxed! We had a couple of days where we just stayed in and did nothing! Home has a well stocked kitchen so preparing a meal was easy! We did venture out exploring....loved Lampshur exploring the ruin

and Francis Bay and Maho were our favorites! The locals are great...friendly and welcoming....made us feel right at home! We will be back...thank you to the owner and Caribbean Villas. This was out first time going through a manager and I have to say, it really was nice to know there was someone there to help if we needed them. Will work with them again!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review! We enjoyed having you stay with us! One Particular Harbour is such a beautiful spot! We look forward to hearing from you again when you return to St John!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Upper Carolina, Virgin Islands (US)

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off Season
14 Apr 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Season
25 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
In Season
15 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Years
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
In Season
5 Jan 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest

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THANKSGIVING: Off Season rates apply

50% is due within 7 days of booking, final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. For Christmas/New Years bookings- final payment is due 120 days prior to arrival.

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