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Murray House, 3 bedroom Elegant, Quiet and Spacious Villa 5 min walk to beach

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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 10 nights


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Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)


summer rates are $613/nt or $4285/wk 3-4 guest, $686/nt or $4800/wk 5-6 guest

winter rates are $700/nt or $4900/wk 3-4 guest, $817/nt or $5715/wk 5-6 guest

Thanksgiving and Christmas rates are set rates for max. 6 guests***


Murray House is a spacious and comfortable villa that is conveniently located in Long Bay, West End. The views are beautiful of course, and all rooms except the bathrooms, have ocean views. All rooms are fully screened and the bedrooms are air-conditioned. The newly decorated accommodations are housed in 3 pavilions surrounding the fantastic pool deck and access to the beach below is just a 4 or 5 minute walk… a mile of white sand beach! This villa is particularly suited for guests who have difficulty getting around as the Master Suite is on the ground floor which has no steps at all.

Newly decorated bedrooms (summer 2015) are furnished with hand-made Balinese teak furniture.

From the driveway (which comfortably parks 2 cars), you enter the Great Room with it’s large and comfortably cushioned elephant bamboo furniture for at least 8 guests. Across the room 3 sets of large glass doors open to reveal a large covered porch and ocean views of Jost Van Dyke , Sandy Cay and Green Cay. Large powerful fans silently cool the room with the ocean breezes which flow through the 3 walls of double doors and the 1 wall of windows. There is a 32” flatscreen TV with DVD player and DirectTV for your entertainment. The room is fully screened. The shady porch area is an ideal spot for reading quietly in the shade with 2 large chairs and ottomans and it also has a secondary dining table and chairs.

This porch leads around to the large pool deck which is partially covered, offering guests space in the sun or shade on the 4 sun-loungers and 2 upright chairs.

Also leading onto the pool deck is the large kitchen, which offers all the usual conveniences. The laundry facilities are for your use and are housed just off the kitchen as is a 1/2 bathroom and separate access to the driveway. The built-in gas grill is under the covered porch leading from the kitchen to the covered dining area with seating for 8.

As previously mentioned, the Master Suite is on the ground floor, next to the pool. It has a king size Balinese teak four-poster bed and a small private porch with chairs and ottoman for 2. The Master Suite also has a private sunning area with 2 sun loungers. There is a 32” flatscreen TV with DirectTV and a large bathroom with walk-in shower and twin vanity. Fully screened and with AC also.

Winding steps from the pool deck lead up to the 2nd and 3rd suites which share a large deck overlooking the pool and ocean beyond. The 2nd suite has a king size bed, AC, 27” flat screen TV with DirectTV and the bathroom has a private outdoor stone-wall shower.

The 3rd suite has 2 twin beds that were hand built and designed to push together to make a comfortable king , a 27” flat screen TV with Direct TV and bathroom with shower.

Murray House is a great choice for anyone looking for the quiet of Belmont and West End but the proximity to the beach and restaurants that Long Bay offers.

The house is equipped with a phone for outgoing local callas and incoming overseas calls, as well as Wifi.

Keywords: villa, private, ocean views, pool, spacious, 3 bedrooms,

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Property Manager
Sam Pierce
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Sam Pierce

As managers of Murray House, we work directly for the villa owners and live on Tortola full time, just a couple of miles from Murray House in fact! We know the villas that we manage inside out; we can offer assistance with car rental, provisioning and anything else you might need; and we will be here to show you around the villa. We look forward to meeting you!


based on 16 traveler reviews

Murray House, 3 bedroom Elegant, Quiet and Spacious Villa 5 min walk to beach
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
Cleveland, Ohio

Perfect House!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at the Murray House for two weeks in January of this year. We loved everything about this house! Amazing outdoor dining room and patio. We loved how it was one house, but all of the rooms were separated enough for privacy. Outdoor shower in two rooms upstairs was amazing! It was also a perfect location on the island. Very close to beaches and restaurants. Sam was very helpful through the entire transaction. We will definitely be renting this house again!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for families or groups of friends......Gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 recently spent 8 terrific days in The Murray House on Tortola. Murray is in the West End and overlooks the gorgeous Long Bay beach. There is a huge family room where we would play games and relax in front of the TV in the evening. A very well appointed kitchen which we appreciated, complete with dishwasher and washer/dryer set. The lay out is great for groups and allows everyone to have privacy as well. There are multiple levels which allowed for multiple balconies and views. A large dining table and grill were great for us all to dine together right by the pool. And chairs and other tables around the property were nice to have available as well. Every room is screened so you can have the fans on with a nice tropical breeze and still feel like you are out of doors. The bedrooms were all air conditioned so sleeping was comfortable. Sam and Sharlene were fantastically helpful before and during our stay. They answered tons of questions and Sharlene met us at the ferry dock and escorted us to The Murray House. It really was the perfect place for us for a wonderful vacation to the BVI'S. The first of many I hope!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great villa!

  • 4 of 5

We rented the Murray House for the second time and it was wonderful again! The owners have recently screened the whole property which makes it easier to enjoy the tropical living.

We love the great room when it's raining and of course the pool and nearby Long Bay beach are wonderful . Would recommend this propert for family's or just 2 people.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durham, NC

Fantastic Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is without a doubt one of the best vacations we have had in a long time. Tortola and the surrounding islands are beautiful and Tortola makes for a great hub to venture out to places like Jost van Dyke and the Baths at Virgin Gorda. The Murray House fit all of our needs. We had six people (three couples) and there was plenty of room to relax, socialize, or to find your own space at the house. The house was well equipped and had a spectacular view. The location at the West End was the best as it was near Smuggler's Cove and the West End ferry terminal. Sam and Sharlene with Villas of Tortola were very helpful providing transportation from the West End ferry terminal to the house and also making sure that the items we ordered from grocery store and Caribbean Cellars were at the house when we arrived. They were a pleasure to deal with from the start of our trip until the end. We hope to return to Tortola and the Murray House!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home - Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation in the Murray House! The house was very well equipped. The homeowners thought of everything, including a speaker for our iphone music, rafts, and much appreciated beach chairs! The house is beautiful and we enjoyed the pool every afternoon. Murray house is close to gorgeous Long Bay Beach and Smugglers Cove... two of our favorite beaches. We all enjoyed our morning exercise walk down to Long Bay. Would love to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia Beach, VA United States

What an amazing home!

  • 5 of 5

This was my husband and I's 3rd time visiting the BVI and the Murray House was by far the nicest vacation home I have ever stayed in, period. The West End is our preferred location and this home was so conveniently located...high enough up the hill for spectacular views, but close enough to walk down to the beach or Long Bay's restaurants, Smuggler's, a must do beach day is a short drive right around the corner, and many of the other favorite spots on that end of Tortola...too many to list.

We had the room off the pool which was so unique. I LOVE the open air concept and the separate pavilion style architecture really lends itself to individual couples/families privacy if traveling with others. We were traveling with our good friends who stayed in the other king suite and we really did have all the privacy and space we could dream of being parents of small toddlers that we had both left at home for the first time. That was key. Along the fact that the kitchen is well equipped, the furniture is very cozy and you have all the creature comforts of home except you are in paradise!

Sam was excellent- from booking to assisting through our stay with anything we needed. She really made renting a home vs. staying in a resort such a treat and so super easy!!! I would highly recommend the Murray House and any of Sam's other properties she manages if your are coming to Tortola. We are already planning our return trip where Sam will surely be on board again!

Many thanks and until the next... P.S. Don't forget to look in the pool shed for pool toys!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Long Bay Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016 (1-2 guests)
Apr 16 2016 - Nov 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016 (1-6 guests)
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2016 (1-2 guests)
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016 (1-6 guests)
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
10 night minimum stay
Winter 2017 (1-4 guests)
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 21 2017
5 night minimum stay
summer 2017 (1-2 guests)
Apr 22 2017 - Nov 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017 (1-6 guests)
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late summer 2017 (1-2 guests)
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017 (1-6 guests)
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
10 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

***Please note above rates are for 2 guests, additional guests are as follows:

summer rates are $613/nt or $4285/wk 3-4 guest, $686/nt or $4800/wk 5-6 guest

winter rates are $700/nt or $4900/wk 3-4 guest, $817/nt or $5715/wk 5-6 guest

Thanksgiving and Christmas rates are set rates for max. 6 guests***

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Long Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , double vanity
    King Bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , Beautiful private outdoor shower
    Twin/King bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , Beautiful private outdoor shower
    Washroom - toilet , Main House
  • 3.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Large 4 poster bed, ocean views, private deck, ground level
    King bedroom - 1 king , Upstairs
    King / Twin bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs. Beds can be made as 2 twins OR 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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