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Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with panoramic views, private pool.

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Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Upper Carolina Villa Rental Photos and Description

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

Enjoy magnificent views from this brand new three Bedroom, three bath home, located in beautiful Upper Carolina, overlooking the quaint port, Coral Bay. Blue Palm Villa is easily accessible by paved roads, just five minutes from Coral Bay, and ten minutes from the North Shore beaches. Convenient to beaches and town, this home features all the comforts, including over-stuffed furniture of wicker and rattan, clear cypress ceilings with white beams, kitchen island, rich mahogany cabinetry, solid granite countertops, imported Italian tile floors, imported Italian marble showers, and a sparkling 10 x 20 foot pool, with spacious decks for both sunning or relaxing in the shade. The bedrooms feature air conditioning, king-size beds and covered decks, which overlook beautiful Coral Bay and the Bordeaux Mountain Valley and beyond from an elevation of 800 feet. The bedrooms occupy separate structures of each other for total privacy.

Keywords: Villa

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Woody Pool
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2016
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About Woody Pool

Joan and I live in Kansas City, Mo. Joan is an Registered Nurse and I am a retired Police Detective. Between our travels to St. John and our 5 grandkids, we stay pretty busy.

Woody Pool purchased this villa in 2006

Why Woody Pool chose Coral Bay

While on a cruise to St. Thomas in 1997, we took a day sail and the captain recommended we try St. John. The next year we took his advise and went to St. John our first time. We feel in love with the island and traveled back many times before we bought the lot that Blue Palm Villa sits on in 2000. In December 2004, we started the building process, completing it in December 2006.

What makes this villa unique

We stayed at many villas during our travels to St. John and during the building process. We took notes of the things that we liked most about each villa. We wanted great views, easy access, beautiful landscapping with lots of palm trees. We wanted the villa to look like a home, not a rental property. We kept these thouhgts in mind when we began the building process. Our villa is in Upper Carolina and there is easy access. We have breath taking views of the sailboats in Coral Bay Harbor as well as panoramic views of the Bordeaux Mountain range and valley. Our furnishings are island themed, with many items coming from various islands that we have traveled to. Our staff has been with us since we began renting in 2006. They take very good care of the villa as well as making sure that the villa is ready for each guest.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed here for 6 nights and enjoyed our stay immensely. The view from the villa is absolutely amazing and breathtaking! Waking up and looking at the beautiful Coral Bay will stay in my memory forever. The location was perfect - we were close to North beaches, Salt Pond area, and East End (each area around 10-20 min from villa). The property was well maintained with all amenities. The house is well built with two separate living quarters. One bedroom is near the spacious kitchen, and the the other two are on the other side of the pool. We only used the pool in the evening after coming home from the beach - but it was still good. The property had gas grill along with the charcoal (we only used gas), it has air conditioning in each room. However, we got to use it rarely as it was quite cool at night, and some nights were very rainy. One word of advice - please rent a jeep as some roads are quite steep, and after the rain, the roads were slippery. The owners, Woody and Joan, were extremely helpful with timely responses, and it was easy to communicate with them. When we had a little trouble with the WiFi when we arrived, Woody personally called the house and made sure that we connected. Coming back home and seeing the blue shutters of the Blue Palm from the Centerline road was such a welcoming sign. We fell in love with this beautiful island and Blue Palm Villa - a choice you won't regret!
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based on 33 traveler reviews

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with panoramic views, private pool.
average rating of 4.969697 based on 35 reviews

Clean, Spacious, Great View

  • 5 of 5

Blue Palm Villa is one of the cleanest and best maintained villas we have stayed at in 8 trips to St John.

The layout was perfect for our extended family visit. My parents took the master in the main house while my husband and I took the upstairs bedroom and the kids took the lower bedroom. The upstairs bedroom was perfect for us and gave us plenty of privacy. I love that it has a kitchen. All the bedrooms are very spacious even with king size beds. We had everything we needed in the kitchen for preparing meals. I especially love the blue tooth stereo system with indoor and outdoor speakers. And of course we enjoyed the pool and the sundeck.

The owners were very responsive and helpful with all my questions before and after arrival. We had a nasty thunderstorm one night that knocked out the cable box and TV in the main house, power to the lower bedroom (but not the A/C and bath), wifi, and all phone service. Erickson came out as soon as we could get in touch with him to fix things and Woody also followed up with us. Everyone we dealt with in renting and staying at Blue Palm Villa was very professional.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I went with my husband, my daughter and niece and nephews (7 of us in total) all from ages 18-23. My husband and I had our own section of the house with a kitchen, full bath and beautiful view. There was more than enough room for all of us. The pictures do not do justice for the house. The views were absolutely amazing and the pool looked over the entire island. Having a pool was the perfect addition for days we didn't want to go to the beach, though the beaches were easy to get to and close to the villa. The house was fully stocked with ANYTHING you would need. We had an issue with our rental car when we arrived and the liaison of the house, Loren, got us an 8 passenger vehicle right away. She was wonderful to work with. They also came in halfway during the week to clean the pool. I would recommend this home anywhere from a party of 2 to a party of 8.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our home in St. John. We are so happy that our home met you and your family's expectations. We are also pleased that our liaison, Loren, was able to assist you with the car rental. Thank you again and we look forward to you considering us again on a return visit to St. John. Woody
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  • 5 of 5

Great time at Blue Palm Villa end of February/early March. The home is well laid out, with two units separate from the main house ideal for three couples. All units are well stocked and maintained. We had an issue with a cycle on the clothes washer and Erickson, responsible for maintenance issues, responded immediately. The views from the villa are great, and its location makes for easy access to both Coral Bay and to Mayo and the other beaches in that area. The owners, the Pools, were great to work with; they even arranged to return a shaving kit I left there. Recommend Blue Palm Villa most highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Villa and Owners

  • 5 of 5

My extended family of 7 and I vacationed at the beautiful Blue Palm Villa from 1/17-1/25. To say that the view is breathtaking would be an understatement. The pictures truly don't do this villa justice. The accommodations were fantastic. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need, making it easy to prepare meals to be shared on the deck with views that are second to none.

We were traveling with a 3 year old which I was a bit nervous about but the property was very safe.

The rooms are very spacious. Although you are on the same property, the separation of each room allows for ample privacy and comfort.

The pool was very clean and refreshing after a day spent in the sun!

There are multiple beaches (maho and salt pond were our favorite) and restaurants (aqua bistro, indigo grill, skinny legs) within convenient driving distance from the villa.

Loren, the greeter, was very communicative and helpful and lead us to the villa on the first day, making navigating the island much easier.

I can honestly say that Joan and Woody (the owners of the villa) were one of the best aspects of our trip. On the second to last day of our trip, we received a call from American Airlines that our flight home had been cancelled due to a blizzard that crippled the entire east coast. We were left with no way home and no where to stay for a night. I spoke with Woody and he confirmed that he and Joan would be arriving at the villa on our day of departure but that we were welcome to stay in the other two rooms until we could find a way home. Their understanding and generosity is not something you come across very often and we are eternally grateful for their kindness.

Thank you Joan and Woody, for a vacation filled with memories that will last a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review of our villa. Your comments reinforce to Joan and I what we are trying to accomplish with our villa. We are also so grateful that you informed us of your situation with the terrible snow storm that had hit the east coast resulting in your flights being cancelled and that we were in a position that we could help eliminate some stress related to your travels. It was also a pleasure to meet you and your family.
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Amazing location

  • 5 of 5

The view from the house is spectacular. We were a family of 5 and the layout of the house worked perfectly. The house has everything you need and is a short distance to the beaches and restaurants in Coral Bay and not too far from Cruz Bay. Loren the liaison was accessible and very helpful. Truly a memorable trip ! Did I mention the view ? from the house, from the pool...miss it :)

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful vacation rental.

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Palm Villa is simply amazing. It is comfortable, extra clean, convenient, and well stocked. The owners were accommodating and gracious. The views are amazing and the pool allows you to take them in even more. Coral bay is (in our opinion) the preferred side of the island given it's less touristy flavor and authenticity. The restaurants there are superb and are all nearby. We will definitely be back! Thank you guys for sharing your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments. We are glad that our home met your expectations and would love to have you back on your next visit to St. John. We also agree that the Coral Bay side is less touristy with some great restaurants. Thank you again!
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Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: recommended

Coral Bay and vicinity.

Blue Palm Villa is located in the prestigious area of Upper Carolina overlooking the Coral Bay harbor. Blue Palm Villa is located approximately one mile from Coral Bay. Coral Bay is a small, growing community located about a 20-25 minute drive from the Cruz Bay ferry dock. Experience St. John 'the way it used to be' here, but with everyday conveniences and comforts. Coral Bay has a growing number of restaurants and shops and lively in-season entertainment.


Rates & Availability

Upper Carolina Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
Apr 16 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
Apr 15 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

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Upper Carolina Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Air conditioned, LCD Television, Covered Deck
    Convertible bed(s) - Queen sofa bed in great room. Custom mattress.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Air conditioned, LCD Television, Covered Deck, Full Kitchen.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Air conditioned, LCD Television, Covered Deck
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
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