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EDGEWATER - Luxury 3 Br/3Bath Beachfront Condo w/WiFi Internet - St Croix USVI

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, sleeps up to 8 adults. United States Territory of St. Croix

US News and World Report #1 ranked Caribbean destination ... 'Best Place to Visit'.

Edgewater at Gentle Winds is a stylishly appointed, family oriented 1600 square foot 3 Bedroom 3 Bath 2-story condo with plenty of room for everyone, on 40+ private acres on St. Croix's north shore west of Christiansted! Downstairs is a large Living Room w/vaulted ceiling, gourmet Kitchen w/Dining Area, a large screened in porch offering a west view, and two Bedrooms with two Baths. Upstairs is a Loft office area with an east open deck, a second west open deck overlooking the Caribbean and the beach, a Master Bedroom and Bathroom. The condo is fully equipped with all that is needed for your stay. Just bring your family and enjoy the amenities of this private estate that includes an expansive private beach, 2 tennis courts, Four-Hole Golf Practice Range, large swimming pool and , all of this a few steps away from the condo. Comfortably accommodating up to six guests, Edgewater at Gentle Winds offers excellent value for your vacation dollar.

About Gentle Winds: St Croix's Gentle Winds continues to be one of the premier destinations on this laid-back tropical paradise. The choice is yours to relax and enjoy this luxurious 3-BR condo on 40+ private out-of-the-way acres, or take advantage of the many island activities. Many unique features here await, such as the Buck Island Reef National Monument, where unbeatable snorkeling is a short boat-ride away, or Cane Bay where great scuba diving is available right from the beach, or Salt River Marina Scuba! Try your luck at the Carina Bay Casino on the south-eastern shore of the island. Many auto-tours throughout the island, from the rain forest to the botanical gardens are favorite activities your family will remember. But most of all, Gentle winds offers one of the best private beaches, fantastic pool and Tiki-Bar, and spectacular sunsets - right from our own beach. Many more activities are available - ask us for more details about your favorite, and we will be glad to respond via e-mail or telephone

Attractions: The Christmas season is a great time to visit! From December 5 through January 2, the island of St. Croix celebrates their Crucian Christmas Festival, featuring dynamic music jamborees and cultural fairs. We have several booking periods still available!

We are just 1/2 mile away from Salt Point Marina where you can learn to scuba dive or take a cruise. The small restaurant serves great breakfasts and dinner.

If tou have not vacationed in the Virgin Islands, now is the time to try our island. It is well-known that vacation condos offer a great price and value over hotels and commercial resorts. The rates for our condo are locally competitive and the overall cost of vacationing here has never been more affordable. Call John or Jo at 703-329-7286 or e-mail us right away!

TESTIMONIALS: 'My husband and I, and our 3 children were very comfortable in your condo. Loved the decorating!'

The O'H Family..........

'This is our 19th trip to the island. Your condo is absolutely our favorite. Thanks for the wonderful


The C's, OH..........

'Edgewater exceeded our greatest expectations.'

Diane and Mike, CA..........

'It is truly paradise here - it's hard to leave. We hope to make it back ...'

Rick & Michelle, Iowa..........

'What a great place! Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise with us.'

Ann, MN..........

'Turn off your cell phones, turn off your computers & let the beauty of this place take over.'

Barb, VA..........

Your condo and the entire Gentle Winds complex are the nicest on St Croix. We are already discussing plans and dates to return again next year. It will certainly be at The Edgewater at Gentle Winds.

Rich and Margie, TX........

More Details

Property Manager
John and Josephine
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About John and Josephine

John and Jo spend as much time as they can at Edgewater, but live stateside in Virginia when not on-island.

John and Josephine purchased this condo in 2008

Why John and Josephine chose St. Croix

We were impressed with the quality of construction and the proximity to the beach. Being on over 35 acres as part of only 64 units offereed plenty of privacy, and the inclusion of a small golf course was a plus.

What makes this condo unique

The greatest pleasure we have found is mornings on the screened deck downstairs. We have a direct view of the beach and pool and it's so relaxing!

Guestbook comments from the manager

What agreat place! Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise with us."
Feb 2009
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Estate Salt River Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Fully tiled bathrooms with each bedroom, vanity, and private access to each bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , HDTV/DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private Deck
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom has a privately accessed fully tiled bath, the 1st floor master has a HDTV with buit-in DVD player, and access to the front screened porch. The upper master has it's own sundeck with chaises overlooking the Caribbean and the pool.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Wireless Internet access is free in the unit. Washer/Dryer in unit. Cable TV in two locations, HDTV's in LR and in MBR, stereo, DVD/VCR. Telephone included (long distance charges apply). Fully stocked kitchen, linen, towels, etc. Pristine white sandy beach is within steps, includes chairs, lounges, pool with recreation building, Tiki-Bar with grill on the beach. There is a four-hole golf practice range on site, two tennis courts, playground, and basketball court. The Livingroom has a 2-story vaulted ceiling and an all-glass view of the Caribbean and the pool area, and also exits to our refreshing screened porch. The upper front-deck is set-up for barbeques with a gas-fired grill and a table with seating. The third upper deck is set up as a sun-deck overlooking the Caribbean with chaise-lounges. You are steps from the ocean and the pool, where the Tiki-Lounge serves excellent food and drink. Our full modern eat-in-kitchen has all amenities needed to accommodate six.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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EDGEWATER - Luxury 3 Br/3Bath Beachfront Condo w/WiFi Internet - St Croix USVI
average rating of 4.875 based on 13 reviews

Great condo, great location near the beach... We'd go back in a minute...!

  • 5 of 5

First of all the owners, John and Jo were super friendly and super helpful and helped ensure we were clear about all details, and that we had all of our questions answered before and during our 8-day stay.

The condo is great. Three bedrooms, each with it's own bathroom and well spread out with two beds on first floor and a big master room upstairs. There are three total spaces to sit outside as well. A screened in patio area on the main floor, then two deck areas on the upper floor. One faces the ocean and is a great place to watch the sun set and the stars at night. And the kitchen is sizable and open. Overall, a super comfortable unit with tons of space.

The property is nice too. You enter down a long, private drive and come into the condo complex which arcs around a central pool, office and beach bar/hut area in the center right on the beach. Pool looked small in the pics, but was bigger than we anticipated and easily held our big group of 19 during the week. The pool and beach bar thing is right on the beach so you are just steps away from the ocean.

Take note, this location is quiet, secluded and private. Which, if you like quite and lovey areas to hang out, relax and throw down... it's perfect! And we never had to go lay out towels at 5am to fight for beach chairs, etc like at some locations. The only rub is that you pretty much have to drive anywhere you want to go. Out to eat, stores, bars, etc. Many great places to eat and drink are very close by however.

We had a great time and we would highly recommend this location and this specific condo as well...!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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February Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week with our daughter and her husband and 2 grandchildren ages 4 and 5. The condo was well equipped (even pool and beach toys for the kids )and the perfect size for our party. We enjoyed the view right off the screened porch. The pool is great for young and old, the owners and guests were all welcoming, and the private beach is nice and well kept with plenty of lounges and chairs. We've been to St. Croix before so did not really do the sightseeing this time, but did enjoy the local north shore restaurants that are nearby. We would rent this unit again (although we hear it is now on the market!).

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice beach front condo

  • 4 of 5

This is a really nice beach front condo. We rented a couple of condos to accommodate out family and had such a great time. The resort is laid back and the condo has everything you need. We had a problem with the a/c, however a repairman was able to fix it the next day.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Edgewater/Gentle Winds with my wife, mom, 3.5 year-old, and almost 2 year-old, for 10 days this past December. Our stay was excellent, and since returning, not a day goes by, that we don't reminisce about our getaway.

Gentle Winds Condos are located on the northern part of St. Croix, adjacent to what I would call the beginning of the rolling, verdant part of the island. The location is very serene and secluded, but is only 15 minutes from downtown Christiansted, and perhaps 20 minutes from downtown Frederiksted. In addition, Gentle Winds is only a few minutes from Cane Bay, where you can find some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving in the Caribbean. The beach at Gentle Winds, is one of the best "private" beaches that we visited on the island. There are always available palapas at the beach, as well as chairs and even a hammock under the palms. The swimming pool has been upgraded in the past couple of years, making it one of the best in the area. There is also a "snack shack" by the pool, that serves up tasty Caribbean cocktails and food.

Near the beach, there is a kid's play area, located under some tropical trees, where one can find hermit crabs and lizards everywhere. There is a kid's picnic table, along with a wooden, hand built "pirate ship". Our kids loved this little area.

The grounds of Gentle Winds are impeccably maintained, and there is a security guard/gatehouse about 1/2 mile in from the winding entrance. Sometimes, we seemingly had the whole beach to ourselves. You certainly won't have to get out of bed at 6 AM, to "reserve" a spot under one of the 15 palapas.

The unit itself is spacious, updated, well decorated and clean, with brilliant vistas of the grounds, pool and sea. At night, you can fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing about 30-50 yards out into the sea. John and Jo are the owners, and their customer service is impeccable. If there is an issue, they will attempt to solve it immediately. The Wi-Fi in the unit works well, and connectivity is steady. The refrigerator took awhile to cool items and freeze ice, but that can be attributed to being in the tropics. Sometimes (2 times in 10 days) the power in parts of the island will go down for a bit, but it is just the power company on St. Croix. At night, if you are in the upper master suite, you will want the sliding door open, to cool down with the breeze, and to hear the waves crashing. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jo and I are happy to provide our home to some of the greatest people for rest and relaxation. It's always satisfying to hear how much our guests enjoy Gentle Winds.
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The Edgewater at Gentle Winds

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely lovely 3 bedroom with three baths condo. Beautiful Views, with a screened in Lanai off the living room,with views of the ocean and pool. Then two large outside areas upstairs, one off the loft, office area, with working gas grill and table and chairs, the other off a bedroom with two great lounges for lots of Sun and privacy and a view of the ocean and pool. Very family friendly, well kept up and supplied. An easy to use kitchen, which when traveling with grandchildren we made good use of. We had a full house and never felt crowded. Plenty of room to spread out. P.S. John and Jo have a great Library too! WE LOVE ST. CROIX, WE LOVE TO SNORKEL, WE LOVE THE SUN AND THE WARM BEAUTIFUL BEACHES AND TURQUOISE WATER!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Edgewater at Gentle Winds, St. Croix

  • 5 of 5

Being well traveled in the Caribbean, I was delightfully surprised at the comfort and functionality at this condo unit. I could have brought half of my suitcase because of the unit's washer/dryer. Kitchen was very well eaquiped with dish washer and disposal in 2 bowl sink. Three bedrooms and no shared baths. Great views and right on the beach. Will return.

Use Anchor Dive Center, 1/2 mi away very friendly and the best dive sites on island right there.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Henry E Rohlsen Airport (STX)
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Car: recommended

This North Shore site is 6 miles west of Christiansted. Nearby attractions are the various beautiful north shore beaches including Columbus Landing, Salt River, and Cane Bay where you will find excellent scuba facilities, and other attractions, a marina w/restaurant within one mile, which includes a scuba training center, and shopping within a 5 mile radius, including the Christiansted area.

Other Activities: 4 hole practice golf course on site.

Golf: We at Gentle Winds have developed a 4-hole golf course on the property. Call us for more information.


Rates & Availability

Estate Salt River Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 15 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
High Season
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.5%

We ask for a fully refundable damage security deposit of $250.00, returned to you after your stay.
There is a charge for children in some cases - ask owner for more information.
Our cancellation policy is laid out in our contract which is to be signed by vacationer and owner.
Christmas and New Years booking rates are based on a minimum Party of 6.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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