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Gorgeous ocean views

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 5 nights


Great Cruz Bay Estates House Rental Photos and Description

1-3 bedrooms 1-3 bathrooms

Far Horizons Ocean View is a 2 story house that can be rented as a 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom or the whole house as a 3 bedroom. It is the perfect spot for a couple on their honeymoon or a family who needs a little more space. The downstairs has 1 bedroom, one bathroom and a personal splash pool with a large sitting area. The upstairs has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, however one of the bedrooms can be locked off if it's not needed. It has a large covered porch as well as a large patio area with a small pool.

It is a gated, fenced in property which overlooks Frank Bay, Turner Bay and a bird sanctuary. Frank Bay offers the closest snorkeling as well as a quiet spot to sit and watch the sunset. Just out the gate and around the corner is Gallows Point which not only has a wonderful restaurant but also a small convenience market for all of your basic necessities. Continue walking for about 4 minutes and you are in the heart of Cruz Bay where you can satisfy all of your shopping, dining and nightlife needs. From Cruz Bay you are just a short drive or taxi ride to the larger grocery stores, the National Park which makes up 2/3rds of our little island and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Although a rental car is not a necessity we certainly recommend it for at least a portion of your stay, especially if this is your first visit to St. John. It is worth exploring on your own pace and stopping along the way to take in the breathtaking views along the way.

  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2016
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About Anna

I moved to St. John in 1991after graduating from Rhode Island School of Design. I was lucky enough to find this house in 1994 when I was looking for a new place to rent and immediately fell in love with it. It was one of the few places I had seen with an actual yard and a view, all I saw was potential. In 2012 my daughter and I moved up to the states, however we hold on tightly to our strong bonds to St. John, our friends and our home.

Far Horizons was my home and sanctuary for almost 20 years and so far everyone who has stayed there has felt the same peace and comfort as I have.

St. John encompasses not only my love of the islands, the water and the landscape but also some of the best people I could ever have the honor of calling my friends.

Anna purchased this house in 2001


2 traveler reviews

Gorgeous ocean views
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Ideal place!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the property for 2 weeks. The first week was in the downstairs unit, the second week was in the upstairs unit. Both have a view of the ocean, with the upstairs unit being the better view. Clean, well appointed. The outdoors seating/patio areas for both were beautiful and relaxing! Ideally located rental within walking distance of Cruz Bay. The property manager Jennifer was outstanding and friendly, always available to answer any questions we had.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Anna Maria, Fl USA

Good week

  • 5 of 5

Three of us rented the upstairs unit, and enjoyed it immensely, even if Gonzalo did try to brush us off. The unit was clean, nicely furnished, close enough to town for easy walking, and the pool was there for relaxing. The ladies running it were excellent, with support transport to/from ferry, and other places as needed. Dive shop was less that .25 miles away, town less than a mile. Beds slept well. It was solidly built and when Gonzalo threatened, rapidly shuttered for our protection. All in all, a very enjoyable week.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Far Horizons is located close enough to Cruz Bay so that you can walk, however it is far enough away so that you will not sacrifice any of your privacy. We are just a minute or two from the entrance to the National Park and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Although it is not necessary to rent a car we do highly recommend it for at least a portion of your stay. It is worth taking the time to drive around the island and explore the various beaches with their crystal clear waters and coral reefs thriving with activity, as well as the numerous sugar mill ruins, hiking trails and magnificent views along the way.


Rates & Availability

Great Cruz Bay Estates House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 9 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Peak season
Jan 6 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 15.0%

$1575-$4350 weekly depending on season and number of guests.

Christmas week ranges from $2800-$6700 based on number of guests

Thanksgiving week is the same as peak season rates

Rate does NOT include 15% service charge

Nightly rates range from $250-$330 per night depending on season and number of guests, please inquire about holiday nightly rates.

There is a cleaning fee applied to stays under 5 nights

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Great Cruz Bay Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 Bedrooms upstairs, 1 master with king bed, 1 with 2 twins that can be put together as a king. 1 King size bed downstairs and a pull out couch
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Air conditioning in bedrooms only. No smoking inside. Please ask regarding children under the age of eight.

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