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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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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 -
(32 traveler reviews)

PANORAMIC sea views! Private, Quiet, Pool, Prime location
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 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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INCREDIBLE view, privacy, loved this house!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Sharon's home for our honeymoon and absolutely LOVED our stay. The house location was perfect with peaceful quiet surroundings, jaw dropping views and privacy. Our greeter had great communication with us starting weeks out before our trip to confirm our flight information and texted us throughout the day to confirm our arrival time; she was so kind and let us go grocery shopping in Cruz Bay first so once we got to the house we could be settled for the evening and gave us great recommendation for things to do/places to go! We loved lounging on the patio and dipping into the pool during the heat of the day. The house had everything you would want/need; we appreciated the air conditioning in the bedrooms for sleeping and our favorite feature was the open air stone showers! It was a quick 10 minute drive to Coral Bay, 10-15 minute drive to the best north shore beaches, and 20-25 minutes into Cruz bay. If your looking for something a little away from the noise of Cruz Bay but still convenient to everything, and something truly unique and special, this is the perfect home. We are already talking about when we can return and book again! Thank you Sharon!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was as wonderful as it appeared. Our greeter was available throughout the day, texting to arrange the time to meet. Appreciated her flexibility as flight cancellations delayed our arrival by a day. She had many wonderful tips for how to enjoy the Coral Bay end of the Island. Sharon herself responded promptly to text inquiries about a beach recommendation. We especially appreciated the beach blankets, beach sheets, and tote bags for going to the beach, as we had forgotten our own bags. The folding chairs were welcome as well. Not to mention the very well appointed patio, with ample comfortable seating to enjoy the pool and the view. The kitchen had everything we needed and more. Lots of dishware. We even pulled out the telescope, the better to enjoy the full moon! The only "fly in the ointment," as it were, were the mosquitoes, which were only a mild nuisance. But what can you expect in the tropics? We had brought insect repellant. Thank you! We would love to return. Anne

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • 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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New York, New York

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
Owner's Response: I am really upset that my guest did not call me and express their discomfort. I talked to them several times to make sure their every need was met and no one mentioned a mosquito problem. Mosquitos are a weather issue. If there is moisture and no wind on a jungle like island they will be bothersome. The villa is designed to have screened areas and open air areas. There are many overhead fans. The villa is out in the sun and not surrounded by brush. Given the chance I might have been able to offer some suggestions. I feel it was very unfair to give a repeatedly five star villa four stars when they weren't really rating the villa but nature. The guests commented on how gorgeous the location is and the villa is well appointed. The guests were lovely when I spoke to them. I guess i will put mosquitos in the same category as chirping frogs and singing birds. I love my guest and bend over backwards for them but I cannot control nauture.
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Awesome Villa!

  • 5 of 5

Great place with incredible views

Everything went seamlessly

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Island Blues
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Vai's Beach
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Coco Lobo Shopping Plaza
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Love City Market
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Johnny Horn Trail
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Donkey Diner
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Miss Lucy's
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Waterlemon Cay
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Annaberg Sugar Mill Plantation
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Francis Bay Beach
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Shipwreck Landing Restaurant
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Maho Bay Restaurant
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K2 Video Rental
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Salt Pond Bay
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Rams Head
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Lameshur Bay beaches
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Sloop Jones
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Great Maho Bay Beach
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Cinnamon Bay Beach/Campground
Car: necessary

SUNRISES, moonrises, star gazing


Rates & Availability

Upper Carolina Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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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

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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