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Brand New with a Spectacular View and Waiting for YOU!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

1 bedroom, 2 bath quarters with a kitchenette, a pool and a WOW view!

Captain's Quarters was truly a labor of love. It look us three years to build and was completed in December of 2014. We are located on the beautiful north shores of St Thomas. The villa faces NE so we enjoy warm tropical breezes most all year. The view is phenomenal. We sit above five bays and have an expansive view of the Atlantic ocean. You can only find that true aqua color here in our crystal clear waters. We have over 30 varieties of tropical trees and flowers on the grounds and enjoy the hummingbirds and parrots that frequent them.

Our location is considered rural or as the locals call it "the bush". This means we are away from the hustle and bustle of town but close enough to enjoy our shopping and restaurants. You don't hear traffic noise here, just the waves breaking on the rocks, the squawk of parrots and the song of the "coki frogs" at night. All ocean views on the island are spectacular but ours are not hindered with power lines or neighbor's houses. We have an unobstructed spectacular view!

Did we mention the breezes keep away the bugs so dining on your porch at night is a treat? There is casual seating on the porch in addition to a dining table and grill. Inside the Quarters has a comfortable sitting area for those in the mood for a little TV while enjoying the view. We offer a 47in HDTV with cable, premium stations and Netflix. The kitchenette has custom cabinets, a granite countertop and a stainless steel frig and microwave.. We do not have a stove/oven. We do have a NuWave Induction Portable Cooktop. It's such fun to cook on! It's a product so new on the market we've left the instruction booklet in the cupboard.

The Master Suite has a king bed has a great mattress and several pillows to choose from enabling a good nights rest. The en suite bathroom has a double vanity and a walk in travertine stone shower with a rain head.

The washer and dryer are conveniently located in the hallway next to our 2nd full bath. No need to take home dirty clothes!

Joe and I live on the property also but we designed our home with vacationers in mind. You'll have your own space with a private entrance and personal parking. We are handicapped accessible and one of the few properties on the island with NO STAIRS and level grounds. We are here and available to insure you have the best vacation possible in our tropical paradise. We're happy to help with directions or answer any questions you may have. Joe has sampled every burger on the island and is eager to offer his opinions! Our goal is for you to have a great time on St Thomas!

Please visit Captain's Quarters Caret Bay on Homeaway.com or VRBO.com.

#3879113 is a the unit you are viewing now.

#3879114 is our two bedroom, 2 bath.

We have a beautiful courtyard with a POOL! While you're here, the pool is a great place to relax and cool off. It's only used by guests in our two units. You'll see Joe cleaning it every morning and if we're invited, serving his famous rum punch at cocktail time!

"Honorable Mention" goes to our GENERATOR. Being on an island we have a limited power grid to draw from. Consequently, at times we find ourselves without electricity. Joe is not much for roughing it or having his favorite scifi program interrupted so when the lights go out, our GENERATOR goes on!

If you've searched for a place to stay while on your vacation, you already know how beautiful our island is.

All beaches are open to the public, don't limit yourself just to one. Each offers something different.

It's so fun to eat here. The restaurants are many and their menus unique. Enjoy the local cuisine from a food truck or eat in a five star establishment.

Consider renting a car. Driving here is an experience all it's own. With a car you can explore the island. We're only 14 miles long, 3 wide. We drive slowly, anything over 25 mpr is too fast. Come and go as you please. When someone waits for you in traffic, a slight beep means THANK YOU!

Joe and I are retired. We are living our dream. We'd like to share it with you!

More Details

Owner
Joe and Marcia Wilkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Joe and Marcia Wilkins

Joe was born and raised in New York. He attended an all boys high school and played varsity football as tackle. After graduation he volunteered in the US Marine Corp and served in Viet Nam. After retirement, he moved to New Mexico and attended the University of Albq majoring in business. Joe was owner of several service related businesses in Farmington, New Mexico. He enjoyed organizing dive vacations for large parties and traveling to exotic places. In preparation for civilian retirement, he attended PADI PRO DIVE in Florida and graduated as a Master Scuba Diver Instructor. After moving to the USVI, he attended Sea School and became a licensed boat Captain. Thus, CAPTAIN JOE

Joe and Marcia Wilkins purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Joe and Marcia Wilkins chose Northside

We have lived on St Thomas for 10 years. The WEATHER here is hands down, unbeatable. We love the hues of the OCEAN, especially the turquoise you only find in the Caribbean. We enjoy the diversity of LANDSCAPES. The PEOPLE of St Thomas are of many cultures and nations. Our CUSTOM is to greet all with a 'good morning' or 'good afternoon'. It's a great icebreaker when you enter a doctors office and greet a room full of waiting patients. We enjoy outdoor DINING and sampling our various 5 Star eateries. Top of our list are all the AQUATIC activities available on our island. The crystal clear , warm waters are perfect for boating, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, paddle boarding. kayaking, canoeing etc. etc. etc.

We looked at homes to purchase for two years. We spent one year looking at lots.

Marcia had a requirement list with no compromises. We had to find a piece of property with a fantastic view, no lines or wires blocking that view, decent roads and

facing northeast to take advantage of the sea breezes. We spent a year with an architect and it took two years to build. Welcome to CAPTAIN'S QUARTERS!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Brand New with a Spectacular View and Waiting for YOU!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

Captain's Quarters was a fantastic place to stay on St. Thomas!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment and grounds are in pristine condition. Joe and Marcia are friendly and helped make our holiday a memorable one. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BEST KEPT SECRET IN ST THOMAS

  • 5 of 5

Not a better place to stay while visiting St Thomas. Owners have thought of every detail to make this the perfect home away from home get a way. Everything is new and feels luxurious. Marcia and Joe are very special people and you will be more than happy you stayed at this CLEAN, UPSCALE and IMPECCABLE villa! We miss you Joe and Marcia and Miss Lucy too!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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A DREAM INTO A REALITY

  • 5 of 5

What a truly wonderful place to stay in S.t Thomas! My best friend and I have made it to St. Thomas now 7 times and every time we have stayed in a different part of the island as to find out what our favorite area was. I truly felt the northern side of the island was where I wanted to one day live until we stayed with Joe and Marcia!!! This home truly has EVERYTHING you didn't even know you wanted/needed. The King size bed was extremely comfortable and we felt like we were in our private oasis but were just minutes away from downtown and the harbor.

Walking up to their beautiful new home everything is immaculate and well manicured nothing less than the Ritz. The views were amazing and even though the gorgeous apartment is beautifully decorated but the air conditioning is never even needed. Perched up on the hills overlooking so many beach areas and breathtaking views of the BVI's we found a wonderful new secret of the locals' at Hull Bay.

Joe and Marcia are very well versed with the island and assist you an any possible way from food suggestions to even diving help or lessons. (Joe is a dive instructor). I haven't even began to talk about the staff.... ok well it consists of one.... her name is Lucy and I can honestly say I miss her just as much as I miss waking up inside their beautiful home to a beautiful view.

We now will only stay in style and comfort at an incredible price for such a great piece of paradise!!! Thanks again Joe and Marcia and see you in a few months.

Paige and Lori

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Amazing view and a beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

It is always risky to judge a place based on pictures. However, in this case, the property is as beautiful if not more so than the pictures. It is new and well-kept and has everything you could need. My fiance and I felt at home in every aspect and would highly recommend it. The view was breath-taking every time we saw it and made it very difficult to leave. The kitchen was stocked with all of the supplies we needed to cook and make drinks. The pool area was perfect for laying in the sun and relaxing. Joe and Marcia were very friendly and helped us with anything we needed. You definitely need to rent a car because, while the island is small, there are no direct routes and you will spend more on taxiing than the rental. Overall, we would highly recommend the Captain's Quarters!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Five Weeks of Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 5 wonderful weeks at Captain's Quarters. Owners Marcia and Joe were sooo nice and very receptive to all our needs. Joe even set up fitness equipment when he learned we were exercise enthusiasts! Joe also greeted us at the airport and led us right to the grocery store which was fabulous so we could relax the next day and enjoy the surroundings on our first day. Renting a car is a must since beaches, Red Hook, and town are at least a 20-30 minute ride. The villa is on the North side of the island and was breathtaking. Immaculate and spacious, it was perfect for us! Grounds are gorgeous and well maintained. We absolutely loved coming back "home" after a day of exploring! Lucy, our new four legged friend was always ready to greet us!

We had every breakfast and some dinners out on the patio with views of Maegan's Bay, Hull Bay, and Neltjeberg Beach. Very quiet and relaxing! Our favorite restaurants were Hook, Line and Sinker in Frenchtown, FishTails and XO Bistro in Red Hook, and Kokopelli Cafe.

Spent lots of time swimming, snorkeling, and golfing at Mahogany Run Golf Course which was a great course. St John and St Croix excursions were great day trips and easy to do. St Croix is only accessed by Sea Plane at this time.

Highly recommend a stay at Captains Quarters!!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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week in paradise

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic week! This apartment has a stunning view! Joe and Marcia went well above and beyond our expectations to make our stay perfect! Any questions were answered promptly. What gracious hosts! They even cooked dinner for us the evening of our arrival! We arrived as "guests" and left as "friends". The apartment is immaculate. The restaurant recommendations, dive centers, deep sea fishing were spot on. We would definitely recommend staying here! Sitting out on the covered veranda, watching the beautiful green parrots dart around the tree tops was a delightful surprise. This really IS paradise! If you're just thinking about going to St. Thomas, think no more. GO! And stay here!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
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Map

Magens Bay
Mahogany Run Golf Course
Coki Beach
St. Peter Mountain Greathouse & Botanical Gardens
Coral World Marine Park and Observatory
Mountain Top
Room With a View
"Our island favorite! Wonderful food, exceptional wait staff and air conditioned"
Grill Room
Magens Bay Beach
Frenchtown
Banana Tree Grille
Skyride to Paradise Point
Tickles Dockside Pub
"Great breakfast. Joe's favorite: Bacon Western Omelette Open mic nights. Located at Crown B..."
Virgilio's
"Italian? Here's the BEST!"
Hull Bay Hideaway
Hook, Line, and Sinker
"The freshest fish on the island! Walk right by the fishing boats into the restaurant. My f..."
Tree Limin' Extreme
Nearest Airport
4.2 Miles
Cyril E King Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Thirteen
Nearest Ferry
3.8 Miles
Smith's Ferry Service on Veteran's Drive
Nearest Golf
6.3 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 33 Crown Mountain Road
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Hook, Line and Sinker, Bella Blu or Epernay
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Magen's Bay
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Dorothea Apartment Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
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$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.5%

Short stay (less than 7 nights) cleaning fee of $125 is charged

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Amenities

Dorothea Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath - toilet , shower
    Master Bath Suite - toilet , shower , Walk in travertine shower and double sinks
  • In the master bath there is a beautiful travertine shower with a rain head fixture. The custom vanity has two virtuous china bowl sinks with waterfall faucets.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Suite - 1 king
    Sofa Sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The sleeper mattress has a built in AirDream Sleep System
  • Captain's Quarters has a spacious master bedroom suite. The new Tommy Bahama bed is fitted with a Beauty Rest Plush Pillow Top mattress. It's also a great place to kick back and nap, enjoy the peace and quiet or catch a little television. The master bath suite is very spacious with a walk in travertine shower, custom vanity and double sinks. All linens are provided.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The kitchenette does not have a stove/oven. We do have a NuWave Induction Portable Cooktop. It's such fun to cook on! It's a product so new on the market we've left the instruction booklet in the cupboard. There is also a gas grill on the porch where you can prepare food while enjoying the sea breezes and fantastic view of the Atlantic ocean.

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