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New !!! Ocean's Edge Luxury 'Kathryn's Joy' Oceanfront Condo

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4, Ceiling Fans & amazing ocean breeze (No A/C)

Come relax on the ocean in our 900 SqFt property, Without the confines of a boat !!

We are Centrally located on the North side of the Island, a ten minute drive to downtown historic Christiansted !

Soothe your soul to the sound of waves splashing just two yards from your spacious and comfortable 30ft private patio. Panoramic ocean views from every room !!

Watch the kite surfers navigate the turquoise waters in front, or just enjoy the sunshine, African trade winds and serene views.

You may even see a whale jump !

Pass through a locked gate to Pelican Cove Beach to swim, or snorkel along the reef and eat out at one of the neighboring restaurants. There is also a large lovely maintained pool on our private property!

The supermarket is five minutes by car or taxi so you can cook and enjoy meals and cocktails at your leisure, in the privacy of your seaside getaway.

There are two flat screen TV's and complementary WiFi for your comfort and convenience !

We also provide support and information to those who wish to explore & experience a wide range of activities, some of which include: world class diving, paddle boarding, snorkeling, duty free shopping, Botanical Gardens, hiking the rainforest, skydiving, horseback riding on the ocean, kite surfing, para-sailing or visiting Point Udall the Eastern most point of the United States. St Croix offers everything from super casual dining at funky beach destinations to elegant dining downtown !!! We are located directly on the water in the line of the Trade Winds which are a joy to take advantage of which is why we chose not to install A/C.

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Joe Hansen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2016


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

New !!! Ocean's Edge Luxury 'Kathryn's Joy' Oceanfront Condo
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

We enjoyed our stay. The owner and staff were great!

  • 5 of 5

Overall impression was good. The view was unbelievebly beautiful!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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When can we come back!?

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I took our first trip to the Caribbean and had the luxury of staying at Kathryn's Joy. We were blown away by this little piece of paradise on the ocean front. The condo was extremely well kept and clean and certainly maintained. We were provided with all of the essentials to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. The kitchen was well equipped and there was an abundance of clean bath towels and beach towels. We loved the overall feel of the condo, the furnishings and decorations were very complimentary to the island vibe. There was plenty of storage for clothes and belongings and a large closet in the master bedroom with a bunch of hangers. The patio furniture was very comfortable and awesome to sit back and watch the sunset or have a meal with a terrific view. Buck island is in clear sight and we couldn't get over the crashing waves feet from the condo. At night time the patio was great for star gazing. We had an amazing ocean breeze that kept the place nice a cool through out the day and night. This made up for not having any air conditioning and we loved constant sound of the ocean. The condo property has a pool and a private beach to sun bathe. The ground staff was very helpful, informative and gave us great advice on things to do. The owner of the condo unit, Joe Hansen, was also very nice and he answered all the questions we had and was extremely accommodating. We loved the fact that the property was centrally located to all of the activities we wanted to try. We went snorkeling at Buck Island above the Great Barrier Reef. We also went on a bioluminescent bay tour in see through kayaks to see the water light up. Less than a 15 minute drive away from all of these places, the super market, and plenty of places to eat, we were very pleased with our location on the island. Overall we had an amazing experience, can't wait to come back, and would highly recommend staying at Kathryn's Joy.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Views

  • 4 of 5

You can't get any closer to the ocean without getting in it!! Beautiful views from the patio. Comfortable patio furniture! We spent most of the time while we were in the condo on the patio. The condo was super clean and had everything needed to cook. We ate 2 meals at the condo everyday and 1 meal at a restaurant. The condo is located in close proximity to groceries, gas, and restaurants. The owner, Joe, gives any information you may need on the island. The recommendations of places to eat was spot on. The food was great! We loved every place we ate. Follow Joe's recommendations and you can't go wrong. Rowdy Joe's near Cane Bay had great food--try the fish tacos. "You are Here" restaurant in Christiansted had the best pizza and also shrimp corndawgs. They do not taste like your typical corndogs (which we both hate). They are shrimp on a skewer with an awesome jalapeno breading with sauce to dip it in that tastes great! The Monday night buffet at the Palms (a short walk down the beach) had great BBQ, coleslaw, potato salad and beans to name a few items. We did experience trouble with the refrigerator as soon as we got there, but the response was immediate and it was taken care of. The only reason we didn't rate the condo 5 stars was because it didn't have air conditioning. In our opinion, it's not needed most of the time due to the breezes from the ocean and the multiple fans in the condo. However, it did get a little humid on some afternoons and air conditioning would have been nice. We will recommend this condo to our friends and family. Thanks Joe!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Oceanview and Ocean sound!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is right on the ocean! It is exactly as described on the VRBO website. Pros: Very clean, plenty of towels, 4 ice trays filled in the freezer, good water pressure and hot water for showers. There was supplies like garbage bags, paper towels, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, soap....plenty for the week!!!! Many little extras such as salt and pepper, some condiments and odds and ends that I'm sure were left by past tenants - stuff that came in handy. We did the same and left some good stuff (rum / wine/ butter/coffee...) for the next tenants. We loved are time on the patio watching the surf, surfers, horses in the water, kitesurfers, snorkelers (at the Palms) sailboats and fishing boats. The chairs are comfortable and some of us had a few nice little naps on the lounger. You have a beautiful sunrise every morning and also a great view of Buck Island. We kept the screened windows open at night and shut the patio door since there wasn't a screen on it. There are ceiling fans and 3 standing fans available to use. Nice Pool.

This location was really great for getting around the entire island. It is so centrally located.

Con: No air conditioning - Yes there are plenty of fans. If you don't like air conditioning then this is the place for you. But if you like to stay in a nice 70-74 degrees then pick another unit with air conditioning.

Other info:This condo unit is gated - you have to use a key to get from the parking lot to your unit and another to access the beach. We had a little trouble the first 2 days finding our way around because the road signs are limited and sometimes confusing. By the 3rd day we had it mostly figured out.

Our favorite things on the Island of St. Croix: Night time snorkeling with Chuck from The Palms(walking distance). ROWDY JOES Rest. LOVED IT went 3 times! The food on this island is amazing! La Reines Chicken, The Palms (Monday night Caribbean night with a show)The Waves for a special dinner out (reservations)specular sunset and view, The Deep End Bar at Tamarind - really fun bar, beach and snorkel. Buck Island with Capt. Carl (Capt. Heinz) aboard the Teroro ll - less people and more time (9-2 $75.00) out of Tamarind Marina. Virgin Kayak Tours for a night kayak tour of biobay. They have paddle kayaks and we had fun with them(very relaxed and informative). We also really enjoyed our lunch in Frederiksted at Beachside Cafe. They have a great view(wish that we would've went back for sunset).

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kathryn's joy

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place! Definitely will return.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Croix - on the water

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, escaping the cold Midwest for the lovely island of St. Croix. The condo was lovely, and even though there was no air conditioining, we opened up the windows and were cooled by the ocean breezes all day and night. The condo has a view that can't be beat - only feet from the waves. Everything that you need is there right down to big fluffy, white towels. The complex has a beautiful pool, and the location is convenient to the major roads, but is back far enough to feel very private. A very enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Henry E Rohlson Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Sion Farm Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , All completely new with Kohlor fixtures & glass shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , All completely new Kohlor fixtures & glass shower
  • Both bathrooms are completely remodeled with contemporary Brushed aluminum & elegant kohler fixtures
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second bedroom
  • Bedrooms have hotel quality beds & linens, Ceiling fans in every room, No A/C
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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