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Ginger Thomas luxury villa in Cruz Bay

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

House two bedrooms main level and lower level

Ginger Thomas is surrounded by beautiful lush tropical foliage with spectacular unobstructed breathtaking views of the Caribbean waters, Cruz Bay, the mountains of St. John and ten surrounding islands located on a private cul-de-sac Pocket Money Hill Road. The town of Cruz Bay and the ferry dock are just a short walk down the hill. Ginger Thomas is built on two levels each floor level come with its own bedroom and full bath for total privacy when couples travel together or family and you still have your own private space.

As you arrive at Ginger Thomas you are surrounded by lined of tropical eureka palms in your own private driveway welcoming you home away from home. The main floor living room furnished with a queen sleeping sofa and two comfortable chairs. The gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and two bar chairs. The Heavenly Simmonds mattress king size bed come with a/c conditioned and beautiful glass blocks shower full bath. The main living area leads you to pocket sliding doors open to the covered verandah outdoor living space with tropical comfortable wicker curve couch, chaise lounges in the sun for your sun bathing, a beautiful sparkling cool soaking pool right on your own deck and dining table with four comfortable chairs, a gas grill for you to prepare that special meal to entertain your guests while enjoy the sunset with sailing boats across the Caribbean waters. The living room come with a comfortable queen sleeping sofa for additional guests and two sitting chairs. On the lower level via an exterior staircase a pair of french door leading you to a mini suite with a/c conditioned king Heavenly Simmons mattress bed and bath suite come with a mini fridge, TV and DVD player.


THE ENTIRE HOUSE GENERATOR FOR POWER OUTAGES. One of only a few offer on the island. It will be helpful when the grid goes down if which occurs quite often on the island sometimes for hours long. You can still have the comfort without any interruption.

A 45 inch flat screen satellite TV, DVD player in the main floor living room. A 36 inch satellite TV with DVD player in the lower level. satellite radio, Bose Wave radio/CD player, iPod dock, DVD movie collection, books, games, A/C conditioned in both bedrooms. WiFi, bluetooth speaker, gas grill, hairdryer, blender, toaster, coffee maker, pot & pans and all of the kitchen gadgets, safe for valuables, cool soaking pool, beach chair, snorkeling gears, boogie boards, tennis balls and rackets, automatic generator, UV water purification system, dishwasher, washer/dryer and there is a walking path through the garden around the property.

Ginger Thomas is a must stay villa in St. John with the most memorable views of the caribbean and full of amenities making it a perfect vacation.

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James & Tara Overton
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About James & Tara Overton

I was born in South Dakota. At a young age my parents introduced me to Virgin Islands on a family vacation trip. I fell in love with the Caribbean warm water and the serenity of the islands. I have lived in all three islands for 31 years. I chose St. John to me my home as the island optimized what I had always dreamed about living in a tropical island with a beautiful white soft sand beach, tradewind breezes and amazing views. I was one of the contractor to joined and completed Westin hotel resort in St. John and Ritz Carlton in St. Thomas . I had fulfilled my dream by building Mandavilla Properties (Ylang Ylang, Mandavilla Rose, Ginger Thomas, Alexandra Cottage and The Mandavilla) with an amazing views and location. Today I enable to share this beautiful piece of island with you.

James & Tara Overton purchased this house in 2006

Why James & Tara Overton chose Cruz Bay

St. John has beautiful beaches, amazing views of Caribbean water and surrounding islands. There are many hiking trails, historical ruins and 75% of the island is National Park.

What makes this house unique

Ginger Thomas has an amazing views of sunrise to sunset. It offers all the amenities you would need for a perfect vacation. The private verandah in the evening with the memorable views will make you fall in love with Ginger Thomas.


Estate Enighed House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2) Heavenly Beds by Simmons in each bedroom and will assure you of a good night's sleep. Sofa bed in the living could accommodate for additional guests
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We provide infant car seat and pak n play upon request.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Ginger Thomas luxury villa in Cruz Bay
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 41 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I spent many hours researching villas for my March trip to St John. There were three of us traveling and we wanted to be close to Cruz Bay for easy access to the bars and restaurants. After several conversations with Tara I decided to rent Ginger Thomas. Tara and Jim were excellent to work with and the villa was exactly as advertised. Tara picked us up downtown and drove us to the villa. Walking out on the deck overlooking Cruz Bay is an almost surreal experience. The view is incredible! The island has received quite a bit of rain as of the late and the landscape is green and lush and the air is filled with the odor of flowering plants. When in the villa we spent most of our time out on the deck grilling, having drinks, listening to music and soaking in the view. The deck itself is basically its own separate living space. The villa is spacious and is fully stocked with just about everything one would need including a fully stocked kitchen, bluetooth music system, beach chairs, snorkel equipment, water floats, aloe in case of sunburn, beach towels, and even some insect repellent.

Tara recommend Sellie Charles as our driver for the week. We could not have asked for more. His price was fair and he was punctual. We made a true friend in Sellie and I plan on hiring him again on my next visit to St John.

Do yourself a favor and rent this villa. You won't regret it. We plan on returning.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely spot

  • 4 of 5

Our family (2 adults and 2 kids) stayed here for 4 nights. The place is top knotch. Beautiful amenities and the view and sunset can't be beat.

Tara was wonderful and got back to us immediately when we had questions.

The included snorkel gear and chairs were very helpful too so we didn't have to rent.

My only issue was that I wish the ad had been more specific about the layout of the two levels. We did not realize they were separate entrances and not connected. I was a little uneasy about sending two teenage girls to a separate room with a separate entrance. It worked out ok - they were just one set of steps down from out front door, but it would not have been something i would have chosen had I known this to begin with. I would just suggest that this issue be spelled out a little better.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We glad guests enjoyed Ginger Thomas location and all of our amenities. We encourage our guests to read the detail of our listing and reach out to us for any questions before booking. We regretted that guest failed to read our listing details although we had extensive exchange conversations guest did not once mention that our floor plan was an issue. We are very surprised! Our guests enjoy Ginger Thomas as the floor plan provide privacy when couples travel together or traveling with grown kids. Both floors are attached with an outside stairs to the bottom floor right at the front door. We advise guest question and read the listing carefully in the future booking of any property. We are fellow VRBO owners and should had known better.
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about Ginger Thomas was great! Check in was smooth, views were amazing, villa was clean and well stocked with everything we needed for the week. The breezes and views through the huge screen doors were awesome to wake up to. Beach chairs, towels, coolers were so helpful to have available. We were close enough to walk to town (strenuous for sure but good exercise) but we never had a hard time finding parking at the bottom of the hill. Tara was available at check in to answer any questions and responsive when we had a problem with the TV. Would highly recommend this villa and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ginger Thomas Villa

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Ginger Thomas luxury villa. The villa is very clean and well appointed, we had everything we needed to include a fully equipped kitchen. While there are fabulous restaurants very close by in Cruz Bay we chose to stay in on two of our nights. The deck with dining table and very nice gas grill made for wonderful evenings with incredible views. We visited different beaches each day and really appreciated having beach chairs and a cooler to take to the beach for the day! Tara was great to work with, very responsive and helpful!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the home and the view!! Wow!!

  • 5 of 5

A gorgeous and well stocked home for 4 days before a boat trip with friends! Such a nicely appointed home with everything one needs! The view and the outdoor terrace were the best part...and the super comfy beds! That was the best I've slept away from home in a very long time! Thank you James & Tara!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This villa is absolutely the best ever. Beautiful views from the veranda. You won't be disappointed bc this place is so clean and has everything you could need accommodation wise. Location is great to all of the beaches. Beds are so comfortable and furnishings are great. Hope to return to this amazing villa and island. Plenty of beach chairs, noodles, beach towels, sunscreen, etc.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Estate Enighed House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 11 2017 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jan 9 2018 - Apr 16 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $99
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.5%

Additional occupant will be $30 each person.
Three nights or less stay will add cleaning fee of $60.

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