COMPLETE PEACE & PRIVACY ~ SURF SOUND COTTAGE ~

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Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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COMPLETE PEACE & PRIVACY ~ SURF SOUND COTTAGE ~

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House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Surf Sound Cottage affords you complete privacy, panoramic ocean views, and the nearly constant sea breezes. Located above John's Folly Bay in the quiet, laid-back Coral Bay Quarter, Surf Sound Cottage is conveniently near fantastic beaches, outstanding dining, and fun entertainment.

We provide everything you'll need for that perfect, stress-free get-away: all linens, appliances and house wares, and complete beach gear. Whether you prefer an active vacation of sailing, diving and hiking, or a more relaxing stay of getting an 'all-over tan' and enjoying cool drinks on the covered porch, Surf Sound Cottage has the perfect location and just the right amenities! Our cottage is relaxed, fun, and inviting.

With just one bedroom and one bath, this house is meant to be the perfect getaway for two.

Please do compare! You'll find Surf Sound Cottage is the most affordable of completely private, single family vacation homes available on St John! No multiple units here, no owners on-site, not even any neighbors nearby! Just COMPLETE privacy.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Complete Peace & Privacy ~ Surf Sound Cottage ~
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews
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Complete Peace & Privacy ~ Surf Sound Cottage ~
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p265005vb
(518) 251-9989 (New York, USA)
Johns Folly St John
St. Peters, MO USA
5

FEELS LIKE HOME

  • 5 of 5
This was our 12th visit to St. John and our 2nd to this house. Every day when we returned to the house it felt like we were home. The view is outstanding. This is where we plan to stay whenever we return to St. John.
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Complete Peace & Privacy ~ Surf Sound Cottage ~
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p265005vb
(518) 251-9989 (New York, USA)
Johns Folly St John
5

FIRST TIMERS TO ST. JOHN AND VRBO

  • 5 of 5
We arrived in darkness and it really wasn't that bad. Your passenger has to be a competent navigator. We used our smart phone's GPS to guide us to the house and all our destinations throughout our visit. The driveway wasn't that bad either, we found it easier to go forward up the majority, and then back into the parking spot. Anyway, property was amazing, the privacy was amazing, the views were amazing. There were beach chairs, ample snorkeling gear, coolers and other beach essentials.

A few minuses that were fairly minor. The sunsets early and it gets dark. That leaves a lot of time for movies. The living room furniture isn't arranged for optimum movie watching. Because of that, we used the pull out bed, which is incredibly uncomfortable. The property manager made an unannounced visit, which was probably the biggest issue we had. Other than that, we have no other complaints.
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Complete Peace & Privacy ~ Surf Sound Cottage ~
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p265005vb
(518) 251-9989 (New York, USA)
Johns Folly St John
5

OUR MOST EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spontaneously decided to head to St. John over spring break. We had no air fare, housing, or plan. Thanks to Denise's flexibility, we were able to book Surf Sound Cottage. It was fantastic. The pictures do not do it justice. We loved the privacy and the covered deck. The cottage was outfitted just the way we needed it (beach chairs, snorkel gear, coolers, etc.) We just brought the beer! We welcomed each morning's sunrise and did not find the driveway or the native animals (goats, chickens, donkeys) a burden. In fact, they all contributed to the ambiance. We particularly loved the "sky deck" where we watched the stars from the comfort of a couple of lounge chairs. We explored several beaches we had never visited in the Coral Bay area and found them more fun (and significantly less crowded) than those in the Cruz Bay area. We recommend this cottage highly and thank Denise for sharing a little bit of her "heaven" on earth with us. We will be back!
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Complete Peace & Privacy ~ Surf Sound Cottage ~
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Johns Folly St John
Connecticut
5

UNFORGETTABLE HOLIDAY GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful find! My husband and I had the vacation of a lifetime at the Surf Sound Cottage and find ourselves constantly plotting ways to take some time off and return. The house is adorable and very well maintained. It was truly a "home away from home," with every amenity we could have needed right at our fingertips (coffeemaker, towels, beach chairs, cooler, washer/dryer, etc.). There is also snorkeling gear available if you're the adventurous sort, however, my husband and I found ourselves much more attracted to the blender and the phenomenal view. We were a little intimidated by the driveway at first, but it proved to be much easier than it seemed, and we came to love the seclusion of being the sole resident off of a solitary driveway that can only be accessed by Jeep. I would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone who appreciates unspoiled landscapes and the slower pace of life at the "Quiet Side of the Quiet Island." We can't wait to come back....
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Johns Folly St John
North Georgia Mountains
5

THE GET-AWAY OF GET-AWAYS!

  • 5 of 5
I would recommend this property to anyone who wants a secluded, relaxing, private place to retire to after a day's exploration of the island(s). My husband and I stayed a week in December and while there were some rain storms, the temperature was moderate and the continual wind kept the bugs at bay. We only needed repellant when we were hiking and only used the air conditioner one night as the breeze filtered through the windows and caressed us to sleep with the sound of the waves against the sand in the background. I've seen people complain about the donkeys and roosters keeping them awake but after the first night, those sounds became integral to my rest so don't let that deter you! The nighttime symphony of tree frogs is so soothing, you won't truly need to explore the rest of the landscape as the foliage and wildlife right there at Surf Sound will keep you entertained and engage your sense of wonderment. For views, attentive landlords and complete peace, you cannot and will not beat Surf Sound Cottage.
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Complete Peace & Privacy ~ Surf Sound Cottage ~
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p265005vb
(518) 251-9989 (New York, USA)
Johns Folly St John
Virginia
5

NOV. 14-27 STAY @ SURFSOUND COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5
My wife and myself had a wonderful 13 night stay at Surfsound Cottage. Denise, the owner was very easy to work with and provided more than enough info. to make our arrival(at night)and entire stay very simple and carefree. The cottage has all the ammenities of home, with a huge kitchen to do our own cooking as needed. The place was spotless and clean and was delightfully decorated in a "island" decor. The driveway up to the cottage was a challenge on arrival but by the second day we had no problem negotiating it at all. We have traveled to STJ many times and are completely used to the mountianous terain so the drive up to Surfsound is nothing out of the ordinary. The location, by itself, on a hillside overlooking John's Folly was very relaxing. Waking to the sound of the surf was exactly what we needed not to mention the great sunrises seen from our wonderful bedroom. The views of some of the British Virgin Islands was our "happy hour" on the great covered veranda almost every afternoon. The bedroom has air conditioning but we never used it because to gentle tradewinds on the hillside always kept us comfortable and cool. The location also was very close to the southshore beaches which we love the most. The cottage is also close to the National Park for day hikes and to Coral Bay for great meals out at lunch or dinner. We highly reccomend this as a great getaway vacation for couples that love adventure and the great out of doors. This is definately the best side of the island for those who like peace and tranquility. Thank you so much, Denise, we will be back and reccomend your little piece of "paradise" to all our friends. Steve and Anne
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Beach
1 Miles
sandy: Salt Pond Bay; pebble: John's Folly Bay
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tourist Trap, Concordia Cafe, Miss Lucy's
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Concordia Cafe, Miss Lucy's
Car: recommended

Surf Sound Cottage affords you complete privacy, panoramic ocean views, and the nearly constant sea breezes. Located above John's Folly Bay in the quiet, laid-back Coral Bay Quarter, Surf Sound Cottage is conveniently near fantastic beaches, outstanding dining, and fun entertainment.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, shelling, wildlife viewing

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Availability & Rates

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Johns Folly House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring / Early Summer
May 1 2014 - Jul 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Summer Lovin' DEALS
Aug 1 2014 - Sep 15 2014
5 night minimum stay
$129
 
 
Fall
Sep 16 2014 - Oct 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 14 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Winter 2014-2015
Dec 15 2014 - Apr 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$129
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Notes Rates quoted are for a party of up to 2 people. Additional guests fee: add $250/week for up to 4 guests. Holiday week premium: add $100/ week for 2 people, add $200/week for up to 4 guests.
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Amenities

Johns Folly House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
General:
  • Living Area
  • Iron & Board
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Long Distance
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking Off Street
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size
Entertainment:
  • MP3 Dock
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Books
  • Games
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • nude beach
  • reefs
  • ruins
  • bay/sound
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • photography
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
Notes:
complete privacy, wide ocean and island views, constant sea breeze, all beach gear provided.
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