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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Bordeaux Mountain House Rental Photos and Description

Bordeaux Mountain - Private Home, MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY TWO (2) ADULTS

This unique Danish style private residence is nestled amidst a grove of mature, aromatic Bay Rum trees adjacent to the National Park. Bay Grove's highlights:

- cental mountain location

- quick access (15-20 mins) to Cruz and Coral Bay

- quick access (5 mins) to Maho and Francis Bays

- quick access (less than 5 mins) to National Park

hiking trails

- California King bed

- stone encased roofless shower

- large, open living/dining area

- floor to ceiling screened windows

- over equipped kitchen

- wrap around decks

- sunset view over French Cap

- stone encased outdoor dining area w/BBQ grill

- Guest Cottage for 2 adults $140 per nite

After a long day of shopping, beaching, water activities, dining, and nite life, in St. John's paradise island...come home....relax and unwind, in the comfort of Bay Grove. Enjoy a drink on the deck as you watch the sun set over French Cap. Bay Grove is not a 'villa', it is a private home, and offers a more personal and comfortable atmosphere. Bay Grove is a beautiful, simple home, on a simple island. Your home away from home.


Keywords: private house, home, breezy, secluded, mountain view

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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters


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We designed and built Bay Grove as our home in 1994, intending St. John to be our final destination. Having purchased a farm in Puerto Rico IN 2007, we now split our time between St. John and Puerto Rico and are offering to share our private home on St. John with you.

Pam purchased this house in 1994

We travelled to St. John on business in November of 1990 and fell in love with it. We searched the island for the perfect piece of property for us to build our final destination home. We spent much time sitting on pieces of property at all hours of the day and nite just so we could find the perfect spot. We sat on parcels with views, parcels near the ocean, parcels on both ends of the island, parcels near town(s), and parcels in the woods. We finally found the perfect parcel, where we built our home. Our home is located on Bordeaux Mountain in the center of the island with easy access to both towns and all the beaches, and is one of the few lots that actually has a yard with grass! The 1200 foot elevation of Bordeaux Mountain combined with the constant flow of the tradewinds allows the fresh, cool, tropical air to flow through the large screened windows which cools our home naturally. There is a nice sunset view of French Cap.

We have always enjoyed the coolness of the altitude on Bordeaux Mountain, and the quiet, serenity of our home's location. It's a great place to relax, unwind, and get away from it all. From enjoying the presence of the humming and sugar birds, occasional wild deer, and donkeys, watching the sunset over French Cap, to star-gazing with the singing croakies at night, our home, Bay Grove, is one of our most favorite spots on earth and we are glad to be able to share all the comforts of our private home with you.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Property Reviews

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Breezy, secluded, Bordeaux Mountain Top Residence
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
Breezy, secluded, Bordeaux Mountain Top Residence
Bordeaux Mountain St John

All it is cracked up to be

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
My wife and I celebrated our anniversary on St John, it was our second time to the island and this time we selected Bay Grove. This place is much larger than it looks in the pictures and the grounds are amazing and very well kept. It is very quiet and secluded, just like the other reviews said, and Pam provided everything for us and checked to make sure all was well during our time. It is close enough to all the beaches but offers a nice mountain breeze at night that is a perfect get away from the heat. As mentioned in other reviews, the shower very relaxing under the stars. I almost hate to write a review because I don't want other people finding out about this place!!! We will definitely be back as often as possible.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Laura and Jed...we are so glad that you enjoyed Bay Grove so much! We appreciate the care you gave to our home and are glad you found everything to be beyond your expectations!!! We find it quite amusing that you don't want anyone else to know about it! We've had a few people say the same. :) We so enjoyed meeting you both and would be more that happy to accommodate you on your return visit(s) to St. John! Hope to see you soon!!!
Breezy, secluded, Bordeaux Mountain Top Residence
Bordeaux Mountain St John
Orange, CT USA

Best Yet!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
This was our 3rd consecutive year on St. John and we were very lucky to find Bay Grove. It's in a secluded, quiet neighborhood high up on Bordeaux Mountain. The house is beautiful and impeccably clean, the photos don't do it justice. There's a wraparound porch, a patio in the rear with a gas grill and an amazing stone outdoor shower off the bathroom. The property is landscaped with lovely plantings and a gurgling fountain, it's shaded so the days and nights were cool with no need for air conditioning. The location is great from our point of view, about equidistant from either Cruz Bay or Coral Bay. North Shore beaches easy to get to from this central location. There is no panoramic view but we didn't miss it a bit. The owner was very accommodating, we were delayed by bad weather but when we arrived 2 days late the owner met us to show us around the property. There is a guest cottage on the property and it was occupied during our stay but it's not close to the main house and certainly no intrusion to your privacy. There are 2 kayaks available for use as well as coolers, beach towels and snorkeling equipment. We certainly hope to return, Highly recommended.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Joe and Barbara - Although you were few days late on your arrival, it was a pleasure meeting you and getting you settled in to Bay Grove. I had a wonderful time chatting and having dinner with you. I'm glad you had such a great time and that Bay Grove was such a great experience for your vacation. We hope to be able to accommodate you on your next adventure to St. John! Thank you for the wonderful review.
Breezy, secluded, Bordeaux Mountain Top Residence
Bordeaux Mountain St John
Media, Pennsylvannia

Charming 1 Room Cottage on same property as the big house

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
Best kept secret is this adorable cottage next to the main house. It is perfect for a couple.nice and quiet
It is sooo private and has a deck on the side with a table and chairs where we had our coffee in the mornings where you could just listen to nature..very peaceful. The cottage consists of a double bed, large flat screen TV, refrigator, stove, microwave, coffee pot, small table with 2 chairs and a bathroom with a great shower! It is very clean and well maintained!...loved the inside decor! we will be back
Thank You
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Karen..we are glad we were able to accommodate you! The cottage being new to the rental market we were hoping it was as charming and peaceful to others as we think it is, and your review has given us some assurance! We look forward to your next visit.
Breezy, secluded, Bordeaux Mountain Top Residence
Bordeaux Mountain St John

Almost heaven

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
Unfortunately, we live a frantic life on the Mainland and were looking forward to celebrating our 10th anniversary away from phones and people with some privacy. We were so thrilled over the seclusion of this lovely house...Lush greenery everywhere, breakfasts on the porch in our pjs, windows opened at night to the sound of gurgling fountain water, painting on wrap around porch, gazing at the blue skies while showering..

We rented a jeep and spent our days trying out all the different beaches as well as hiking. At the end of the day, it was nice to come back to a quiet house and enjoy wine in peace.

We were so appreciative of the wine and snacks that Pam had waiting for us after our long journey. She was an absolute delight to work with- she has that rare combination of a warm friendliness with a professional attention to details. She provided snorkeling gear, beach chairs, restaurant recommendations and local attraction recommendations. It was the summation of all these small things that made our trip even more relaxing. Thank you Pam!
Owner's Response: Thanks, you guys! I am glad you had such a wonderful time at Bay Grove...exactly what we want for our guests..and hope we will see you again. It was a pleasure to be your host...thank you again! PS...I am still waiting for a peek at your paintings!
Breezy, secluded, Bordeaux Mountain Top Residence
Bordeaux Mountain St John
Northern Virginia

Quality residence in an excellent location, and a friendly owner

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
We spent a perfect week in this house in January 2013. I'll focus on three strong points: First and foremost, the house is located in a secluded, quiet, traffic-free area surrounded with lush trees -- yet within 20 minutes drive to Cruz Bay or Coral Bay or the northern beaches. This has been particularly important for us, because we needed the towns for ferry access, the park visitor center, restaurants, and food supplies, but we didn't want to spend there more time than necessary (to watch endless parades of immature adults strolling with beer cans?). Second, it is fully furnished with every essential (and even not so essential) article you might need; and the items are of good quality (not the cheap, vacation-rental variety). And finally, the owner, Pam, is exceptionally friendly and responsive, making sure that everything is just right.

A couple of the restaurants that we particularly liked: Da Livio in Cruz Bay is an Italian restaurant with authentic dishes and excellent pizza -- It would do well in any major metropolitan area, and was a delightful surprise to find in such a small island. Rhumb Lines in Cruz Bay and Chateau Bordeaux (just 1 mile down the road) are also very good.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Perfect review! A no nonsense approach to Bay Grove's strengths as a lodging choice for your vacation stay on St. John. I was pleased to help in any way possible to make your experience at Bay Grove and your vacation on St. John a most memorable occasion!! It was a pleasure meeting you both and I too enjoyed our many enlightening conversations! Should you ever venture back to St. John, it would be a pleasure to host you again!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
St. Thomas Cyril E. King
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Cruz Bay
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Francis Bay
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Chateau Bordeaux
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Magens Bay Golf Course St. Thomas
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Chateau Bordeaux
Car: recommended

Two most beautiful beaches on St. John, Maho and Francis Bays, are a five minute drive; hiking trails, Reef Bay, Lamenshure Bay, two minutes; wild deer frequent the property. Lots of old sugar mill ruins, some recently uncovered, gorgeous for picture taking.

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Availability & Rates

Bordeaux Mountain House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
Peak Season
Nov 1 - Apr 29
5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250.00
One-half of total rental amount plus $250.00 security/damage deposit [per 7 day reservation] due upon signing of Rental Agreement. Remining one-half of total rental amount due fourteen (14) days prior to arrival date. OR for last minute reservations - payment in full upon signing of Rental Agreement.
Tax Rate 10.0%
Rental Agreement will be supplied with all information regarding rental of the house, refunds, etc. for review on inquiry of reservation dates. Guest Cottage available MAXIMUM TWO (2) GUESTS IN COTTAGE as separate lodging ($140.00/nite)
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Bordeaux Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , outdoor shower
  • Main Residence: enclosed outdoor shower with open roof so you can gaze at the stars or blue sky while showering; two showerheads Cottage: Indoor shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • King size bed (1) California King Bed in master bedroom, Full size Bed (1) Queen bed in Guest Cottage MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY TWO (2) ADULTS MAIN HOUSE/TWO (2) ADULTS GUEST COTTAGE
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
Island Maps and guide books provided; notebook providing guests with information on local activities, restaurants, menus, beaches, etc. provided by owner. Guest Cottage available MAXIMUM TWO (2) ADULTS.
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