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4 Bedroom/4 Bath/Pool/AC Overlooking Hart Bay 3 min. to Cruz Bay

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights


About the property

4BR Oceanview Vacation Rental St. John, Virgin Islands USA

Visit St. John on the only time, island time.

Meritage Great House has everything you need to experience paradise.

Just three minutes from the lively town of Cruz Bay where you can find the best restaurants and shopping areas on the island, Meritage offers a romantic setting overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Situated on the hillside of Chocolate Hole, St. John, USVI, Meritage is just a short walk down a winding path to tranquil Hart Bay. Hart Bay is perfect for beachcombing and sunbathing.

Meritage has three levels of decks, with bedrooms on each level. There is a sundeck around the pool and wrap around covered decks on two levels, many different gathering places for your group, and secluded places for privacy. There is a wireless internet connection throughout the house.The villa was recently renovated with new furniture and hand-painted wall accents with faux finishing. From the decks, you can see the islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas in the distance. Relax poolside and listen to the surf roll in from Hart Bay Beach which is just a five-minute walk down from the house. Lay in the hammock sipping your favorite cocktail while you watch a dramatic Caribbean sunset.

The well-stocked kitchen with Italian granite countertops is a great place to create a feast. Or, you may simply want to whip up a tropical concoction by the pool.

Please check our complete details at

meritagestjohn. com

We look forward to hearing from you.

PLEASE CHECK OUR OTHER SPECIAL OFFER FOR OUR COTTAGE (full facility and Jacuzi) on the property listing#35289

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More Details

Christopher Rosbrook
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, Malay
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018


Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Smoking is not allowed in the house, however out on our covered deck in the open air is perfectly fine. Thank You
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , shower , large stone shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , AC,cable TV, stone shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , AC, shower, teakwood armoir
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , AC, shower, teakwood armoir
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , AC, shower, teak wook armoir, Can be split into twins
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Children are welcome, but Meritage has several levels of decks and the bedrooms are only accessed from sliding doors on the deck. There are no interior connections between rooms. This is not ideal for young children who may get up in the night looking for their parents!


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4 Bedroom/4 Bath/Pool/AC Overlooking Hart Bay 3 min. to Cruz Bay
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
Atlanta, Ga

An amazing time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Meritage Great house for 8 days and had a wonderful time. We are in love with St. John. Every morning we cooked breakfast and then set out for the beach. We would either go out for dinner or grill out on the deck. The view from the house is beautiful! We found the house to be very cozy and comfortable and took full advantage of the pool and hot tub. The owners were very nice and we would recommend this place to friends. We might try to come back next summer with friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2008
  • Stayed: July 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great outdoor space, nice clean villa.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this villa. Four couples were comfortable in this space, both indoor and out. Sinbad did a great intro and covered all the info we needed. Pretty view, well-equipped kitchen, nice amenities like beach chairs and beach towels. Thanks for a great time!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Louise, Thanks for the great feed back. Glad to hear you enjoyed Meritage Great House and we hope you'll come see us again in the future. Chris & Sinbad
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  • 5 of 5

1st vacation to the Caribbean. Meritage Great House was perfect for my family of 6. Each of the 4 air-conditioned bedrooms have their own bathrooms. My 2 daughters (17 & 18) each had their own bedroom while my 2 boys (12 & 15) shared a room (the room was set up with two twin beds). My wife and I in the other. The house would be great for 4 couples as well. Everyone has their own private space or congregate on the pool level or kitchen/living/dining room level. Enjoying a cup of coffee on the deck overlooking Hart Bay was a great way to begin each day. Great pool & hot tub with awesome views with many iguanas & hermit crabs very close by. House is close to town, but isolated enough to escape to quietly enjoy each other. Sinbad & Chris are awesome. We'll be back. -The Gallaghers from NY's Mid-Hudson Valley.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ed for the great review. Were so glad to know that Meritage Great House worked out so well for your family. I know it was your first family vacation to the Caribbean, but we hope you'll be back many times to St.John. Regards, Chris & Sinbad
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Loved the Meritage House!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in St. John and the Meritage House only added to the great experience. The house is very well equipped with everything that you need for the ultimate island getaway. The porches and pool were perfect spots to enjoy the sunset in the evening after long days on the beach swimming and snorkeling. The house was perfectly set up with four master bedrooms and private baths with outdoor space so that everyone had their own space! Thank you Chris and Sinbad for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christine, Thanks for sharing your experience while staying at Meritage Great House. We are always so pleased to know all our hard efforts to make sure our guest have a great vacation are well received. Chris Rosbrook / owner
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Beautiful home with great views

  • 5 of 5

This house was way more than we expected when we arrived. The pictures don't do it justice. There is so many levels so even with a full house of guests almost every bedroom is on its own level. The pool was amazing looking over chocolate hole and the mountains and best sunsets. We didn't want to leave the house, we could have stayed at the house our entire trip instead of venturing out to see other areas, it's simply gorgeous. We will definitely stay at Meritage every time we visit St John!!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maggie, Thanks for your review. I had the same feeling when I first saw this house and the fantastic views, so I bought it !! Glad your family enjoyed staying at Meritage Great House and look forward to your quick return. Chris Rosbrook
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Wonderfullly comfortable, gorgeous view and close to town!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our private vacation home "Mertiage House". For 3 couples it was a great setup with each couple having their own private bedroom floor. The view was amazing! It was a short drive to town for dining, shopping or bars! Could not have been a better vacation! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you like Meritage Great House. We do appreciate you taking time to write a review for future guest to read. Chris Rosbrook / owner
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Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

A cleaning fee of $200 will be added to all bookings under 6 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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