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Most Remarkable Views - Great Location from Your Completely Renovated Studio

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2) close to the beach; spectacular views are immediate.

Our remarkable Sapphire Village studio, with its almost 180* view of the Caribbean Sea, was COMPLETELY RENOVATED. Re-tiled, re-painted in May 2016. PLUS updates: chairs, beach chairs, kitchen ware, window treatments in 2015. We replaced it all - ceilings, ceiling fans, furniture, cabinets, bathroom, kitchen, linens, you name it! - it's ALL NEW, fresh, squeaky clean and modern. October 3, 2016 now queen size bed. This really is where you want to stay!

This is where you really want to be!

Make sure you know the difference between Sapphire Village Condominiums and Sapphire Beach Resort. Our breezy studio is on top of the hill in the Barbados building, between two pools, right above the NEW Sapphire Grill at 6700 Sapphire Village Condos (on Smith Bay Road, Red Hook), not in the Resort.

CHECK THE CALENDAR - we keep it current. AND... if you don't see the dates that you want to come, please check vrbo #477709, another one of our condos.

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Welcome! Come, refresh yourself on gorgeous St Thomas!

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John McLeod
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About John McLeod

We married nine years ago and live in Sapphire Village part time. When 'on island' we attend Calvary Baptist Church in Charlotte Amalie or Community Baptist, across from Sugar Bay Resort. We like to rise early to enjoy the beach, dine very well, and always marvel at the beautiful view!

John McLeod purchased this studio in 2010

Why John McLeod chose East End

We bought this studio to share with family and friends. We love meeting the locals and soaking up the lovely Caribbean accent! Everyone is so friendly and ready to help you find your way around.

John likes to do his walking and swimming at dawn and Cathryn loves to meet friends and shop in Red Hook. We both enjoy photography excursions to St John, Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Bring your passport for travels to the British Virgin Islands!

We know you'll love Sapphire Village as much as we do.

What makes this studio unique

We (you would) have one of the VERY BEST views on all of St Thomas, evidenced by the fact that island tour drivers always stop near the Sapphire Village entrance to let oogling visitors take pictures of a view you have from your balcony!

Sapphire Village Condominiums is a secure, gated community with two pools maintained daily, plus easy access to beaches, shopping, and restaurants.

Hop on a safari (an open-air taxi) for a dollar ride to Red Hook or Tutu Park Mall for all your provisions. Two dollars will buy your hilly ride to Charlotte Amalie - the heart of town on colorful St Thomas - gateway to all the tourist attractions dangled before you.

Sapphire Marina offers day sailing, jet-skiing, deep-sea fishing and sunset tours.

Waiters in beach attire will happily deliver lunch and drinks to you right on the beach, from Banana Cabana or Sapphire Grill!

Your studio balcony faces northeast, so it's always draped with pleasing indirect sunlight.. perfect for morning coffees, watching seagulls and sailboats glide gracefully over clear blue waters, and stunning Caribbean sunsets. Quite often you can hear the wind whistling low through sailboat masts in the marina.

This is the most attractive studio in all of Sapphire Village: uncluttered, clean, fresh.. 'easy on the eyes.'

You might not want to leave!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything was great - we loved our stay a Sapphire Village! Everyone was nice, welcoming and happy. We are already looking forward to our return trip!
Jan 2015
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Estate Smith Bay Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • All bath linens provided. Also separate beach towels.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Studio, no formal bedroom; Queen size bed, new October 2016
  • Linens provided.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
You won't need to bring your hair dryer, beach chairs or towels. We supply them, as well as an iron and ironing board in the closet, along with a fold-up wooden thingie for air drying your bathing suit. You'll find a flashlight handy for the occasional power outage, too.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Most Remarkable Views - Great Location from Your Completely Renovated Studio
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Great location and amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this condo at Sapphire Village. The condo is clean with plenty of space and has everything you need. Views are absolutely spectacular! Sapphire Village is within walking distance of Red Hook (you have to brave a narrow shoulder part of the way) or better yet wave down one of the local taxis for the quick trip to town. Easy to catch the ferry to St John. Sapphire Beach is beautiful and there is good snorkeling close to shore.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing with a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

The property is just as stated. The studio is clean and has everything you need. Do be aware that the walk back from the beach is uphill, but became easier as the week went by. It's convenient to Red Hook which we loved. Lots of restaurants and bars. The owner was responsive and very helpful!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent View

  • 5 of 5

Me and my wife stayed at this place for 5 nights in June, 2016. It is located in the best part of St Thomas - convenient to ferry to St John, Restaurants, Grocery shops, Sapphire Beach - yet secluded and quite. John & Cathryn McLeod were very responsive in making our stay enjoyable. You can NOT go wrong in renting this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sapphire condo

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay in the condo. Great spot close to red hook. Views was amazing.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views, nicely appointed unit

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently spent one week vacationing in the USVI and stayed at this nicely appointed unit with beautiful views of the Islands. Close to various beaches, the town of Red Hook and the Ferry terminal for access to the other islands. Very enjoyable time. Would recommend it highly!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sapphire Beach

  • 5 of 5

We loved to stay in your condo.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Estate Smith Bay Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak 2016-2017
Nov 30 2016 - Apr 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Aug 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
Aug 6 2017 - Nov 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Peak 2017 - 2018
Nov 16 2017 - Apr 7 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Apr 8 2018 - Aug 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2018 Special
Aug 6 2018 - Nov 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
Peak 2018 - 2019
Nov 16 2018 - Apr 7 2019
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rates are subject to change until Reservation is confirmed with a signed Rental Agreement and 50% deposit.
Cancellation Policy - First payment is non-refundable. Balance is refundable within 21 days of your check-in date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Barpub
Sapphire Grill (in Village); Red Hook
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
in Red Hook, 15 minute walk; 2 minute safari/taxi
Nearest Restaurant
Sapphire Grill in Village and in Red Hook
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