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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,755 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Three bedroom, 3.5 bath villa in the desirable Peterborg section of the beautiful island of St. Thomas (near Magen's Bay). Views of Hans Lollick, St. John, the British islands and blue seas beyond will enchant you from this seaside villa set atop a bluff at the ocean's edge where you can watch sea turtles swimming below. Well laid out with a bi-level floor-plan and air-conditioned throughout, the main floor contains living, kitchen and dining areas and one bedroom/bath suite. The modern kitchen has all necessary amenities and includes a wine cooler.

Each room has its own deck. The living area opens to a staircase down to a sunny cliff-side pool and deck complete with its own palm trees! Adjoining the pool deck is the spacious air-conditioned master king bedroom with bath suite including an alfresco shower and double sinks, and its own balcony overlooking soothing waves breaking in the cove below.

The property also boasts an air-conditioned cottage with its own kitchen, bedroom area and alfresco shower and private deck.

With the sounds of whispering waves and cooling trade-winds gently sweeping by, this very well-equipped villa provides a wonderful spot on St. Thomas's north side for a private and relaxing vacation. The villa is set on a nearly one acre ocean-front parcel with tranquil landscaped gardens featuring an abundance of colorful flora, plus fruit trees, Traveler Palm, and a bougainvillea privacy hedge.

Be sure to visit Magen's Bay Beach which is only a 5 minute ride from the villa. Consistently ranked in the '"Top 10 Worlds Most Beautiful Beaches." There you will find full facilities, restaurant/bar, kayak/SUP rentals & a gift shop.

St. Thomas has many restaurants/bars & endless activities. Golfing too @ beautiful Mahogany Run Golf Course which is only 10 minutes away and open to the public. The villa is also convenient to duty-free shopping @ Charlotte Amalie harbor. Be sure to take a day-trip to St. John--only a 20 min. ferry ride away. Or perhaps visit the BVI's, also just a ferry ride away.

By day watch the shimmering sea and by night stargaze by the light of the moon. True Paradise!

More Details

Deanne Torpy
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2017

About Deanne Torpy

We traveled to St. Thomas for a Thanksgiving getaway in 2011 and absolutely fell in love; not only with the island of St. Thomas but with the Peterborg Estate area as well. Peterborg is on a beautiful, quiet peninsula surrounded on one side by Magen’s Bay and on the other side by the ocean with stunning island views, yet it provides easy access to the other attractions and dining options on the island. We loved it so much that we purchased the Crosswinds property in 2012 so that we could continue to enjoy it for years to come. We love to travel, and uniqueness and comfort are important to us. Crosswinds has both. From the tranquil landscaped gardens to the sunny cliff-side pool and deck (complete with its own palm trees, which make for a perfect shady spot for reading, napping, or sipping on cocktails) to the air-conditioned master king bedroom that overlooks the soothing waves breaking in the cove below, Crosswinds has everything you need to relax, unwind and enjoy. We hope you enjoy our home as much as we do.

Deanne Torpy purchased this villa in 2012

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had the most amazing time! Thanks, Joe and Dee, for extending your home to use on our honeymoon. We could not have imagined a more beautiful home on vacation. Matt saw 2 stingrays and huge schools of fish, 3 giant groupers and a shark! I was enjoying my book during the shark experience. :). The beaches were beautiful. There was great snorkeling at Maho and Drunk Bays on St. John. Magen's was great, too.

Most of the time we just enjoyed the house and views and watching the lightening storms from the balcony of the house.

Thanks so much!
Oct 2014
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Peterborg Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1755 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The master and the cottage both have outdoor showers. There are 3.5 bathrooms total
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Can also split into two twin beds.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Generator (a big plus in the islands as power goes out often!), large heated pool (heat upon request and at additional charge), air conditioning throughout, HD satellite and 3 Sony TVs with Blu Ray DVD players, high speed DSL and wireless internet; wine refrigerator; Bose music system for living room and poolside; large DVD library, books, family/board games, movie + music collections, hair dryers, answering machine, safe for valuables, gas grill; lounge chairs and floats for the pool; beach chairs, dishwasher, laundry; fully equipped kitchen, linens and towels.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Breathtaking views from every room

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I booked Crosswinds for ourselves, and during the Thanksgiving holiday convinced our best friends from the west coast to join us - letting Deanne know this was so easy and with no drama whatsoever. We were able to settle the difference in cost in the final payment and Deanne couldn't have been easier about it. My guess is knowing the property and its charms, no wonder we'd want to share with others.

The two main bedrooms for the villa (other than the separate cottage) are totally private and self-contained, with en suite bathrooms and private terraces; again with the breathtaking view from each and every one. The living space was open and the kitchen well equipped for all our needs.

We spent the majority of our time on the multiple decks and in the pool - which get sunlight from early morning until well past 4:00pm, if not later (in February, at least), and the peace and quiet were a welcome respite from our busy urban lives.

I can't recommend Crosswinds enough - coincidentally, we had friends staying just 3 houses up the road at another villa we'd considered renting and after seeing it (it was lovely, bigger, and had all the same amenities), we knew we'd picked the right one - they had no sun past 11:00am.

Bravo and brava to the Torphy's for creating a lovely sanctuary in Peterborg, and for graciously sharing it with others.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Crosswinds was more than perfect! The property is so well maintained and the views are breath taking! Whether it was morning coffee or evening cocktails, the pool and deck areas were fantastic. Joe and Deanne were so awesome from the moment we requested a booking. They were there to offer suggestions for things to do, see, and places to eat. They went above and beyond what we have experienced with other rental homes. Our vacation was awesome!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Patti! We enjoyed having you and are glad you enjoyed your time here on St. Thomas. It was our first time staying in the cottage while guests stayed in the villa and it was a pleasure! Deanne & Joe
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Stunning Paradise View!!!

  • 5 of 5

The title for property is 100% correct. Waking up and seeing the sunrise and the same day watching the sunset was amazing!! Honestly we could have just stayed at house our whole trip and it would have been wonderful.

Deanne was wonderful. She responded very timely to all of my emails. She left a great list of her favorite beaches & restaurants. We also got to meet her property manager and she was just as nice.

Overall this was a wonderful place to stay. We went on vacation for the first time in 10 yrs without our kids and I am so happy we stayed here. I was a little worried about the al fresco shower but it was pretty cool showering outside and being able to see the ocean & hear the ocean. Waking up and drinking coffee on the deck and looking over the ocean was breath taking.

The house had pretty much everything we needed. Can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Christi! It was a pleasure having you. We are glad you had such a wonderful time and we do hope to have you back again soon!
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Coppell, Tx

Stairway to Heaven

  • 5 of 5

It is true that this view cannot be matched! I loved looking out all of the windows from the master and the living areas. The ocean view from the al fresco shower was also an unexpected treat. The sun came up early at 5:45 each morning leaving plenty of time to enjoy the sunrise on the deck. The shaded area by the pool was very nice for hanging out.

We enjoyed the remodeling on the kitchen and we found everything we needed to cook and serve several meals.

Our kids planned to hike but we found that all of the activity up and down the stairs through the gardens and then up and down to platform beach was enough for us and so beautiful. The stairs would present a difficulty for someone with decreased strength or balance while for an active family- it was an adventure.

For our family, all of the private spaces worked out well. We went with our two grown children and their significant others. Everyone could have their own space while there were plenty of common areas to get together.

We will definitely remember our time on St. Thomas at Crosswinds with great memories.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Wes and Tammy! I am so glad you had such an enjoyable time. Hope to see you back again soon!
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Appapolis, MD

What a view!

  • 5 of 5

A very nice house in a remarkable setting. A very comfortable and informal living space with lots of light and great views. Kitchen nicely equipped. Plenty of places to sit outside and enjoy the ocean views. Really nice patio/pool area. Three comfortable bedrooms in three different areas of the house, so lots of privacy for sleeping. The sound of the ocean from all three bedrooms. Excellent locataton a very short drive from Magen's Beach. We were very pleased with the house, and we hope to come back.

Two items to flag. There are lots of steps down from the private parking area to the house. That was certainly fine with all of us, but it might be a problem for someone with mobility impairments. And the house faces north-northeast, and therefore the patio gets a lot of wind from the prevailing winter winds; there is a wooden screen to block out some wind, but it stays pretty breezy. But lovely!

Extremely helpful owner who gave lots of tips and answered all questions. Very trustworthy, very friendly. We hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Ken! We enjoyed having you. Hope to see you back again soon.
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New Hampshire

Love it

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Crosswinds in August and loved it. The views from the pool, decks and the bedrooms are stunning. Each time we walked into the house, we were blown away by the view. The house is very private. And the yard is full of tropical flowers and plants. One of my favorite things was the outdoor shower - each morning I would shower and enjoy the view watching the waves crash on Peterborg point. We spent most of our time on deck by the pool (the palm growing in the deck is awesome) but enjoyed the upper decks for coffee and meals. Peterborg is a great place to stay on St Thomas. Many high end homes, but relatively quiet yet close to Magen's Bay and only 15 minute drive to Red Hook and Charlotte Amalie. Walks in the morning and evening in the neighborhood are great - so many nice views. Owners were easy to work with and provided many great suggestions on places to go and restaurants they like.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Peterborg Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Holiday season
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Main house-up to 4 ppl - High season: $3300/wk; Low season: $2900/wk; Thanksgiving: $4600; Christmas: $5400
Main house and cottage-up to 6 ppl - High season: $3600/wk; Low season: $3300/wk; Thanksgiving: $4800; Christmas: $5800
Add 12.5% Hotel Tax. Security Dep Req'd:$500
Under 5 nights will incur housekeeping fee
$250/wk for pool heater, if desired

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