GRANDE BAY LUXURY 3BR SPECTACULAR UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW

Marsha Blair

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo

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GRANDE BAY LUXURY 3BR SPECTACULAR UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo

Overview

Overview

Cruz Bay Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

'Southern Serenity' is a magnificent, luxury 3 bedroom, 2 bath resort condo located on the waterfront with spectacular unobstructed views of the Caribbean waters, Cruz Bay, the mountains of St. John and ten surrounding islands. The town of Cruz Bay, the ferry dock and taxi stand are just a short walk on the beach away from your location. In Cruz Bay you will find plenty of shopping and many fine restaurants, as well as, two grocery stores, a bank, a library and several churches.

Furnished with two king beds, two twin beds and a pull out sofa, it's ideal for a family or a few couples. The twin beds may also be converted to a King bed. If St. John is your wedding destination, Southern Serenity is perfect for your bridal party or wedding guests. Top quality linens and towels are provided as well as beach towels, beach chairs and coolers.

The modern kitchen is fully equipped with granite countertops, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, dishes, glassware, coffee pot, blender, pots and pans, and many other kithen gadgets. The balcony provides an outdoor granite bar and stools for dining and drinking while enjoying the exquisite views of the Caribbean water and surrounding islands. The unit is air conditioned and each room has a ceiling fan. The living room has a plasma TV and a stereo system that plays CDs or your Ipod. WIFI and telephone service within the United States are included.

The resort provides twenty-four hour security and a reserved parking space in the garage. The heated pool and hot tub on the deck overlook the aqua blue waters of Cruz Bay. Lounge chairs are provided for relaxing and sun bathing. The on premise fitness center includes treadmills, a pilates machine, weights and a great view of the water.

Our island host will greet you upon your arrival at the ferry dock. They will lead you to your accommodations; share an extensive knowledge of the island, including local amenities, restaurants, beaches and hiking trails and ensure you have everything you need to make your experience wonderful.

Keywords: corner condo, villa, beach, pool, hot tub, fitness center, pilates machine, snorkeling, hiking

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Marsha Blair (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
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About Marsha Blair

Jim and Marsha are married with three grown children and seven grandchildren, which add to their busy lives. They live on a little barrier island off the coast of North Carolina called Emerald Isle. They love travel, golf and meeting people from around the world.

Marsha Blair purchased this condo in 2008

Why Marsha Blair chose Cruz Bay

We discovered St John after visiting St Thomas for 25 straight years and finding that island becoming more and more congested. St John proved the exact opposite and we immediately fell in love with the island's laid back lifestyle and spectacular beaches. We stayed at Grande Bay for three months a few years ago and love its proximity to the restaurants and night life of Cruz Bay, while remaining in walking distance from Grande Bay.

What makes this condo unique

Grande Bay is a short walking distance to town, where you'll find many restaurants and shops as well as the ferry dock and taxis. You can stay at Grande Bay and enjoy the pool or venture out and explore the many beaches the island offers. There is an underground parking garage and a security officer always on duty. The fully equipped fitness center is on site and overlooks Cruz Bay beach and harbor.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I'm a little behind on getting this to you but I just wanted to write a quick thank you for letting myself and my friends stay at the Southern Serenity a couple of weeks ago in May! I cannot express how much we enjoyed ourselves and your beautiful condo! With the comfort of home in a destination so beautiful it was the perfect place to spend our week! We were there specifically for a destination wedding however we were able to enjoy all of the beautiful beaches and restaurants that St. John had to offer. The pictures we took from your patio just do not do it any justice- just to sit out there in the morning and watch the sunrise and the boats come in was breathtaking!! We were beyond comfortable with the space the condo provided, and the extra luxury of having beach chairs and coolers available to us was such a welcomed treat that made for long relaxing beach days!!
Jun 2014
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 58 traveler reviews

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Grande Bay Luxury 3BR Spectacular Unobstructed View
average rating of 4.9827585 based on 59 reviews
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Grande Bay Luxury 3BR Spectacular Unobstructed View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p282027vb
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Cruz Bay St John
5

heavenly and indescribable!

  • 5 of 5
The view is heavenly and indescribable. There's no better place to stay in St. John than this! The property is right there in town so everything is within walking distance. The property itself is beautiful. The bedrooms are spacious enough and very private. This condo has everything you could ever need. Two thumbs up!
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you loved Southern Serenity at Grande Bay Resort. Please visit again as your schedule permits. Thank you for your wonderful review.
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Grande Bay Luxury 3BR Spectacular Unobstructed View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p282027vb
-(252) 916-8485 (North Caolina, USA)
Cruz Bay St John
5

Great property with great amenities and location.

  • 5 of 5
Southern Serenity is a great property. All the amenities of Grande Bay with the covered parking, outdoor storage, pool, and fitness facility made our vacation extra nice. The 3 bedroom condo was very clean and had a great layout for our family (two teenage kids). Everyone had space to spread out and feel comfortable. The location is perfect, we walked into Cruz Bay everyday for everything. Would highly recommend the condo and the property.
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
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Grande Bay Luxury 3BR Spectacular Unobstructed View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p282027vb
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Cruz Bay St John
Morristown, NJ
5

Birthday Getaway

  • 5 of 5
Glenn and Kathy we want to thank you for sharing your home with us! We were 3 couples on a quick getaway for a birthday celebration. Your home was perfect. It was spacious enough for 6 adults and most importantly clean!! This was our second stay and we will definitely be back for another visit.
  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for booking your St. John vacation with us again. We look forward to having you back again and again.
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Grande Bay Luxury 3BR Spectacular Unobstructed View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p282027vb
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Cruz Bay St John
Manlius
5

Jim and Emily

  • 5 of 5
We arrived at Southern Serenity on a beautiful Saturday morning...the roof top ferry view, warm breezes, aquamarine water, island music, and mojitos at the Rum Hut ushered us right into our vacation in paradise. The condo was all that we could ever wish for! It was so well equipped with everything you could possibly need in the kitchen (of the highest quality too) and included everything we needed for fabulous beach excursions. We lounged in the mornings at the breakfast bar, and enjoyed the sunrise, and watching Cruz Bay come to life, with all of the boats coming and going. Cocktails at the sunset bar became a nightly tradition. Some amazing photo opportunities! We loved the island music, spectacular beaches, gift shops, a dinghy cruise, everything island life has to offer. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful vacation home. We will look forward to a return trip! Jim and Emily
  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Grande Bay Luxury 3BR Spectacular Unobstructed View
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Cruz Bay St John
Rochester, NY
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5
We had a group of 8 who all fell in love with Southern Serenity. We stayed for 10 nights and it wasn't nearly enough. The condo was beautiful and well equipped. The property is clean and nicely furnished. It felt like we were home from the first day there. Every day was started with coffee on the balcony either watching to sun come over the hills or a rain shower that would be followed up by a rainbow. The sunsets were equally beautiful each evening. The location is ideal. If you rent a car having off street parking is another huge plus. Coming back to reality is tough but just makes me want to plan our next stay at this beautiful condo in my happy place! Thank you so very Glenn and Kathy for sharing your piece of paradise with us. We hope to be back soon!
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back again.
business
Grande Bay Luxury 3BR Spectacular Unobstructed View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p282027vb
-(252) 916-8485 (North Caolina, USA)
Cruz Bay St John
5

Wonderful stay...

  • 5 of 5
Everything was perfect! Location is the absolute best. View as well. Condo was very clean, well maintained, thoroughly stocked with everything we needed for the week. Very comfortable rooms. We (three couples) travel quite a bit and so far, never the same place twice, just because we always want new experiences. However, there is so much to do and see that one week was not enough and we would definitely stay again at Southern Serenity.
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back again.
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Cruz Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall Rate
Sep 1 - Nov 16
1 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
Mid Season Rate
Nov 17 2014 - Dec 19 2014
1 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
Holiday Rate
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
1 night minimum stay
$895
$6,265
 
 
Summer Rate
May 1 - Aug 31
1 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Short term bookings of 4 nights or less are subject to a $150 cleaning fee.
Rates are subject to change without notice, but confirmed reservations are guaranteed at the confirmed rate.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Cruz Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
  • 4 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Sliding doors to private balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be converted to a King
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Comfortable sleeper sofa in living room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , The master bedroom has an access door to the front balcony
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
coffee maker, blender, hair dryer, alarm clock with Ipod dock, stereo with CD player and Ipod dock, beach towels and beach chairs
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