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PANORAMIC sea views! Private, Quiet, Pool, Prime location

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

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

Villa Carolina is a private and serene slice of paradise located in a prestigious area of Coral Bay known as Upper Carolina. Its highly elevated perch is nestled in the hillside bordering the Virgin Islands National Park. The bars, restaurants, and quaint shops of Coral Bay are just five minutes down the hill. The famous North Shore beaches of St. John are less than 10 minutes away. Francis Bay and Maho Bay are the closest. Several beaches toward the East End, like Vie's and Haulover, are also about a 10 minute drive. The incredibly pleasant sands of Salt Pond are maybe 15 minutes away. It's the perfect spot to enjoy both sides of the island.

THIS EXCLUSIVE, GATED LOCATION AFFORDS UNINTERRUPTED, 225 DEGREE, PANORAMIC VIEWS over the Carolina Valley, all of Coral Bay, out the East End of St. John toward Norman, Peter, Salt, Cooper, Ginger, and Beef Islands, and all the way to Virgin Gorda. That's 30 miles! Directly to the northeast is Drake's Channel and West End, Tortola. Spectacular sunrises on the deck are a sight to behold and star gazing evenings are out of this world. It's unforgettable 'postcard' scenery.

Relax on the expansive pool deck. Sit back in the fully reclining lounge chairs, or retreat to the comfortable wicker furniture in the shade. Float the day away in the infinity edge pool. Read a book and watch the sail boats dance the aqua blue Caribbean. Bring the blender outside and mix up a 'Painkiller'. Fire up the barbecue and enjoy a meal of local fish or lobster at the outdoor dining table. Decisions. Decisions. Decisions.

Wireless internet access is available throughout the house and poolside, for those of you that just can't seem to leave the real world behind. Shame on you.

The spacious Great Room with cathedral ceilings invites you to relax on the plush Tommy Bahama furniture. Five sets of mahogany French doors flow to the sunny pool deck to make for easy outdoor living. Arched breezeways allow the refreshing trade winds to circulate the villa. Ceiling fans abound, and Mexican tile floors are just another touch of class. The gourmet kitchen has everything you need to prepare fantastic meals in style, and your chef will have plenty of room to get down to business. We haven't overlooked a thing; gas range, dishwasher, microwave, large refrigerator with ice maker, coffee maker, toaster, and a kitchen island with an additional bar sink.

Two bedrooms are located on opposite sides of the Great Room for complete couples privacy. They are similar sized master suites and both have French doors overlooking the pool deck. Identical bathrooms have spacious closets, tiled double vanities and open-air stone grotto showers. An internal staircase leads down to the third bedroom with a private deck and a full bath with stone shower. All bedrooms have queen size beds and the third room has an extra daybed. All bedrooms also have A/C, but it's rarely needed because of the great breezes and ceiling fans.

Villa Carolina is extremely popular and has many repeat guests, so we recommend booking early (6 months advanced) to reserve your week in paradise. If for some reason we are not booked within 30 days of your desired vacation time, please contact us, as we often provide discounts for rentals on short notice.


Please do not hesitate to contact Sean by e-mail with any questions or comments. If Villa Carolina is not the right size or location for your party, Sean can also refer you to other villas. Thank you............and tell a friend!!

Please visit the Villa Carolina website (listed below) for more pictures and in-depth information.

Keywords: House, Villa, Villa with pool, Private villa, Coral Bay Villa, sleeps six, gated, three bedroom villa,

More Details

General Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2017

About General Manager

I have been visiting St. John for about 30 years. This incredible island grabbed a hold of me on my first trip, and I had hoped to one day have my own piece of paradise.

I've been fortunate enough to make that happen, and lucky enough to share it with others.

General Manager purchased this villa in 1988

Why General Manager chose St John

If you've ever visited St. John, then you can certainly understand why anyone would want to own a home here. We chose the Coral Bay area to be 'on the quiet side' and we chose the home site for the view and elevated location. We also considered this a very easy and convenient spot to enjoy both sides of the island. While looking at the property for a possible purchase back in 1988, we had to climb a tree to see the view. We almost fell out! When we had the home built in 2000 and 2001, we made sure to leave that tree, and it is right at the top of the driveway now.

What makes this villa unique

The location of the property provides for some of the best views on the island. There's just no way that any picture can do it justice. Sunrises are truly amazing. The Villa borders the National Park and is totally private. There is no through traffic. A true escape.


Upper Carolina Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , tiled single vanity
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , tiled double vanities, open air shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , tiled double vanities, open air shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master suite 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 murphy bed
    Master suite 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Day bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Phenomenal view of 11 islands! 10 x 14 foot pool, large sun drenched pool deck, mahogany french doors, arched breezeways, cathedral ceilings, gourmet kitchen, gas range, additional bar sink, A/C in bedrooms, ceiling fans throughout, Tommy Bahama furniture, spacious closets, double vanities in 2 of 3 bathrooms, open-air stone grotto showers, WI-FI, cable, stereo I-Pod dock with CD, coolers and beach chairs provided, consistent trade winds breeze, highly elevated location, complete privacy. SECURE SAFE PROVIDED.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

PANORAMIC sea views! Private, Quiet, Pool, Prime location
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 30 reviews

Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Sharon, What a magnificent home you have; the views, the location, the views, the comfort, the views, the layout, the views!! It wasn't easy to return home, which we did in a snowstorm. In fact we didn't think we could get up our driveway through all the snow and drifts. We did, and now we have wonderful memories of our time in St. John. We throughly enjoyed all the island had to offer, but really your home was the star attraction. To wake up in the morning to those gorgeous sunrises, sit on the patio overlooking the pool and beyond was a dream.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 7 nights in Villa Carolina. It is one of the nicest vacation properties i have every been to. The property itself is beautiful, clean, and extremely well maintained. The views are impossible to describe.

We rented a jeep to get around, and navigating the steep mountain side roads took a day or two to get used to. Fortunately, Beth met us at the Ferry and escorted us to the grocery store and then across the island to the Villa. Not sure we would have made it without her help and guidance!

The owner is very engaging and checked in on us to make sure we had everything we needed.

We will be returning next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Except for the Mosquitos

  • 4 of 5

Villa Carolina was beautiful,. The location is gorgeous and the house is well stocked. Sadly, while we were there it was swarmed by mosquitos. My daughter was mauled continously. We actually resorted to the local custom of burning smudge pots filled with pieces of collapsed termite mounds to ward off the clouds of biters. Still, I would recommend this house despite the bugs.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Villa!

  • 5 of 5

Great place with incredible views

Everything went seamlessly

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Best!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I wanted a great vacation and we ended up at Villa Carolina through recommendations from a friend. It was just unbelievably great. We had a spectacular view of Coral Bay and the surrounding islands but also what seemed like complete privacy when sitting by the pool. The accommodations were perfect, comfortable and inviting with rock star surroundings. Every day of our week long vacation was a new "best day ever." The travel to the town for meals at small local restaurants, or the day-long beach trips with hiking along fun trails, I just can't express how well it worked out. We will certainly be back to Villa Carolina again and can't wait to get there.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It Doesn't Get Much Better Than This

  • 5 of 5

We vacation on St. John as often as possible, normally once a year. This year we were fortunate enough to visit a second time with a group of friends. We selected Villa Carolina for it's view and location. What a fantastic home! It was the perfect size for our group of 7. The outdoor pool deck was the nicest outdoor area we've had at any of the villas we've stayed at to date. From the infinity pool to the comfy deck furniture, we spent a great deal of time soaking up the view, eating meals, drinking coffee and enjoying a late night glass of wine I can't think of a time that we were more relaxed, laughed a ton and truly enjoyed this special place.

The three bedrooms are fairly equal with nice furniture and comfy beds. Plenty of drawers and closet space (although I packed really light this trip). The kitchen had just about everything you could want to cook great meals and even though there is a lovely dining room table, we ate all meals around the table and chairs on the pool deck.

The living room had a couch, chairs, TV, sound system but we seldom sat in here and only turned on the TV once throughout the week. It was great to have a washer and dryer throughout the week as it allowed me to minimize the amount of clothing I brought along on this visit. While there is a villa slightly up hill to the right, we never heard nor saw anyone all week. Villa Carolina gives you a secluded feeling, yet you are close to all the Coral Bay restaurants and the north shore beaches. For us, Villa Carolina sits in a perfect spot!

Sharon, the owner, was a delight to work with and I already know we'll be back to Villa Carolina for another visit. In fact, I wish I was still there. Thanks to Sharon for sharing her beautiful home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Maho Bay Beach
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Car: necessary

SUNRISES, moonrises, star gazing


Rates & Availability

Upper Carolina Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Dec 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2017/18
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years 2017/18
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rates are based on groups of 1/2 guests, 3/4 guests, or 5/6 guests. There are no rates for only 3 guests or only 5 guests. So yes, 3 people pay the same as 4 people, and 5 people pay the same as 6. The new rate display system here makes it difficult to display this.

All rates include towels/linens, cleaning, arrival pick-up, and villa orientation. On-island contact numbers provided

A 50% deposit is required within 7 days to secure the reservation. The rest is due 60 days prior to arrival.

We also have a fully refundable $500 security deposit, payable by separate check.

Personal checks preferred, however, we also accept cashiers checks, Bank Transfer, PayPal (sender pays fees).

Sorry, no credit cards.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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