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Beachfront House 20 Yards from the Ocean

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
nights

Description

Cruz Bay House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

20 yards from the ocean, Mampoo Hill is a special island beach house. Read a book 10 feet from the lapping sea in a double hammock between two palm trees. Or snorkel in privacy in the "back yard" ocean. And watch dramatic sunsets from the luxurious spa or lounge chairs on the upper deck as the end of daylight glistens off the trees and Caribbean ocean. (Note: We only accept DIRECT bookings)

Mampoo Hill was designed to take advantage of its fabulous, close up ocean views--from every room. This open air island home has a huge air conditioned master bedroom with a double dressing area, king size bed, queen size futon couch, library, ceiling fans, VCR/DVD and internet connection while the guest bedroom has twin beds (that can be made up as a king), a ceiling fan, AC, remote controlled cable TV and a full bathroom. Both have spectacular beach front views. Enjoy a beautifully renovated kitchen, a gas grill for outdoor cooking and al fresco dining.

Keywords: House

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About The Owner

My husband, Bill, and I (Candace) live in Atlanta, Georgia. He's a management labor lawyer with his own firm, Kaspers & Associates and I am a retired college professor and current gold and sterling silver jewelry artist. Bill graduated from Princeton and U. of Michigan Law School and I graduated from Mills College (California) and U. of Michigan Graduate School.

The Owner purchased this house in 1979

Why The Owner chose St John

This is a beach front property, 20 yards from the ocean on St. John, which is like a private island. What's not to like?

What makes this house unique

Fabulous, private snorkeling in your own back yard; a double hammock within 10 feet of the ocean between two palm trees; 1 acre of property; all the modern conveniences yet a newly renovated "island" home which takes advantage of its views and tradewinds.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Beachfront House 20 Yards from the Ocean
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
5

WOW!

  • 5 of 5

This home absolutely exceeded our expectations! WOW was the first words out of our mouth's as we walked through the front door! We stayed 6 nights and only wish we would have stayed longer. If you are looking for a private, secluded, romantic get away it does not get any better than this! The sound of the waves while looking at the lights of St Thomas while soaking in the hot tub was PERFECT! We rented the Jeep while we stay there and I would highly recommend it also. The home is very remote and you will want transportation if you stay here. If we ever make it back to St John this will be where we will stay again!!!! Thank you so much for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: ...And we are "Wowed' by your lovely review. We're so glad that you were 'wowed' by Mampoo Hill and hope that your memories of the sound of the lapping waves will beckon you back.
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5

Coming back!

  • 5 of 5

The stay was fabulous! The amount of communication and information provided beforehand was so appreciated. They help you out, answer all your questions, and Jennifer was very accessible, making the stay very smooth! We had a FABULOUS TIME at Mampoo Hill... the place was very clean, with very comfortable beds, and overall was even better than anticipated.

Cant wait to get back to STJ ... And will definitely book Mampoo Hill again!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you had a fabulous time at the house. "Team Mampoo Hill" (Jennifer, Candy, Craig and Bill) constantly reviews various ways we can make your stay as smooth and wonderful as possible so it's music to our ears to hear your praise. Thank you for choosing us and we look forward to your next visit.
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5

Fantastic Time!!

  • 5 of 5

Husband, son & daughter-in-law and myself stayed a week. The house was more than I expected. The open-air floor plan was great and the fans kept us cool enough. Although sleeping on the comfy beds in the a/c bedrooms was great! From having good tips from Jennifer to Craig meeting us at the dock to the time we left, everything was great. Had fun watching the birds enjoy the sugar and seeing the iguana family. We saw 3 of them! Appreciated the nice touch of the cheese & crackers in the refrigerator for us to enjoy the first night. Loved listening to the surf sounds all the time. Very relaxing Would highly recommend Mampoo Hill when traveling to St. John. Rent the jeep that is available. You will need it to get around to the various beaches. Thanks so much for sharing Mampoo Hill with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks and appreciation of a genuine island home along with its 'resident' birds and iguanas in the nearby trees. We're glad you found the "Welcome" food in the fridge and hope you'll come back soon.
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We soooo...loved our Mampoo Hill vacation! It exceeded our expectations all around! What a lovely beach home which was perfect for us! Your staff is great, too! And thanks again for opening your home to us!"

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And we sooooo love having guests like you. It's our pleasure to share Mampoo Hill with people like you. Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm.
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Mississippi
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough! Mampoo Hill is magical! My wife, nine year old daughter, and myself spent a fantastic week her. The owners make the process easy and the on island managers are great! We are planning our return now.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia
5

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Mampoo Hill is incredible. The house is excellent. The beach is great. We cannot wait to return. We have one complaint only -- we had to get used to the noise of the crashing waves every night (but we survived). Rent the jeep.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stargazing, rock collecting, Iguana viewing, coconut harvesting

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Rates & Availability

Cruz Bay House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $249-$549/nt
  • U.S. Dollars
  • Dec.15-Apr 30 (except Christmas-NewYear's)... ......... $449/night
  • ----Christmas-New Year's .............................. $549/night
  • May 01-Aug 31, Nov1-Dec.14. ............................$299/night
  • Sep 01-Oct 31 ......................................... $249/night
  • Rates include 2 guests. $ 30/night per additional guest. Plus 10% USVI tax.
  • Minimum 5 nights. 10% house discount OVER 14 nights or for returnees.
  • 50% deposit & confirmation required to secure the reservation. Checks accepted.
  • Permission from the Kaspers is required for children under the age of ten (10).
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Amenities

Cruz Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 acre of private beach front property and gardens, Complimentary dock pick-up, Professional house manager on call, Coffee Maker, Blender, Computer Printer, Double dressing room, valuables/jewelry safe, Ceiling fans, Landscape lighting, Private beach path, OPTIONAL Mampoo Hill 4-Door Automatic Jeep Wrangler with AC

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