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The Ocean In Your Living Room

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Actually, The Ocean Is "in" Every Room Of This 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Home.

RELAXING out of this world living. You can't escape the natural beauty that is this ocean front home, and you won't want to. The house sleeps 6 very comfortably, but can accommodate smaller groups as well. Relax on the open balcony, read a book in the shaded comfort of the lower patio, nap in the hammock. The sounds, smells and sights of the Caribbean will be your constant companion. Get Away! to this luxurious and comfortable retreat.

Casa Belle Vue is picture and private perfect for 3 couples. Or a great family retreat. Mom and Dad entertain the whole family upstairs with the large living space, gourmet kitchen and 500 sq. foot coral tiled balcony overlooking the ocean. But then your teenage kids can retire to their own "their space" downstairs letting Mom and Dad enjoy their own private time upstairs. A vacation within a vacation!

Contact me with any questions you may have about my unique home!

Hurricane Maria Update as of 07 December. The house survived Maria with only a little cosmetic damage and even those small repairs are done - so the house is in great shape. The owner has spent several weeks in Nov and Dec comfortably at the property. What we are missing is electricity (have a small generator at the house) although power finally returned to some parts of the island starting 06 December and we hope that CBV will get it soon. We will resume rentals after electricity returns. We will take reservations from January with 100% money back guarantees if electricity hasn't returned and the reservation needs to be cancelled. Many restaurants are already open, others plan to open before Xmas so there is progress, but lots still to be done. We also ordered a 5Kw solar system with a Tesla PowerWall. It should be installed in late January 2018.

More Details

Owner
Luke
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Luke

A Canadian who has traveled and lived around the world. Fell in love with Vieques and the Viequense people on his first visit there in 2003. Frequently use the house ourselves to relax, unwind and enjoy life. My teenage college-aged daughter loves being here and bringing her friends too!

Luke purchased this house in 2005

Why Luke chose Bravos de Boston

Bought the land in 2005 from the Editor of Architectural Digest who was going to build a waterfront studio on the land for her husband. Before buying the property, we sat on cinder blocks and had a bottle of champagne watching a beautiful sunset over the ocean - that convinced us to buy - as we could imagine doing the same on our future balcone. Took almost 5 years to design and build the property. We use it frequently ourselves. Completely unwinding on vacation in Vieques only takes hours! Come share our love for Casa Belle Vue and Vieques!

What makes this house unique

Some people buy wave machines to help them sleep. Casa Belle Vue is a million times better than a wave machine. The house and the ocean soothes your soul. Seconds to walk steps down to the water, a 3 minute walk to a local beach with a coral reef for snorkeling and a ten minute drive to the many Caribbean beaches in the National Wildlife Refuge. Vieques is what the Caribbean was like 50 years ago - a passage back in time - but with enough modern amenities (and no traffic lights).

Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
VQS - Vieques
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Mar Azul on the Oceanfront
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Vieques to Fajardo
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
El Conquistador Resort, Fajardo
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The town of Isabel Segunda has many
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
The best beaches are in the Natl. Wildlife Refuge
Car: recommended

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood on the oceanfront, in close walking distance to town, shops, restaurants and bars. Adjacent to small beaches and snorkeling reefs, although the truly spectacular Caribbean beaches are a 10 minute drive away in the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.

Amenities

Bravos de Boston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Beautiful walk-in corlina tile shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Beautiful walk-in corlina tile shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with master bathroom, 12 foot wide bi-fold doors to balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
House may be rented to accommodate parties of 6, 4 or 2 (just the upper landing for 2 and then the lower landing is left vacant)! Contact me for a quote!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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The Ocean In Your Living Room
average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews
5

Amazing house! Amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

We visited with our teen/young adult kids. They took the lower deck and we had the upper; it worked out perfectly! The pictures don't do justice--the house and that view were even more amazing than I was expecting. The house has everything you need but if you need to make a store run, it's only a few minutes away. I can't say enough wonderful things about Susan. She was so extremely helpful to us from the moment I booked until the day we left. I strongly recommend this house...we will be back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Stephanie for your very kind words; especially for Susan who always goes above and beyond to make a wonderful experience for our guests! We hope to see you back again. While many travelers think of the Caribbean just for winter vacations, I think you found out that summer in Vieques is as good as winter.
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Beautiful Place

  • 4 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our stay in Vieques. Susan was so helpful with anything that we needed. The house is beautiful and has most everything one needs to have a great beach vacation. The master bedroom has a gorgeous view, but no blinds, so if your vacation includes sleeping late that might be an issue. Otherwise it is a relaxing spot to enjoy the amazing beaches.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Robin. I'm glad you enjoyed CBV and Vieques. Vieques is truly a piece of paradise!!! I understand your comments about not having curtains in the master bedroom and apologies if that distracted from your stay. It is by design. Perhaps it isn't for everyone, but I love not having curtains when I'm there and can wake up to the outstanding views of the tropical ocean from bed; the views that you can see in our posted pictures. Equally amazing are the views when there are night time lightning storms over the ocean! I've talked with our many regular repeat guests, many who have become personal friends, who also love the absence of curtains. They have their total privacy in the bedroom because of the house's location but still have the views. We put curtains in the lower landings bedrooms only to provide privacy that can be needed downstairs as your fellow guests/family members leave or return to the house.
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5

This house was beautiful. Everything you would need is in the house.

  • 5 of 5

Susan and Luke were so helpful as we planned this trip. Susan met us at the car rental and led us to the house. Showed us around gave great tips as to where to buy food and when to shop at which store. Even left us a little welcome treat, which we enjoyed immensely. This house was pretty easy to access from town. We walked to town several times for breakfast, shopping and night life.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property has beautiful ocean views

  • 5 of 5

The house has everything you need to enjoy your time there. Susan provides a great deal of information to help you find your way around the island.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breathtakingly Beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

Susan was absolutely awesome in welcoming us to our home for a week. The house had everything we needed to stay in, cook meals and enjoy. The view of the ocean was spectacular. Definitely would recommend anyone who is looking for a reasonable place to stay with amazing views to check out this house. Thank you Susan, it was a pleasure and maybe we'll see you next year!!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely amazing! Words cannot express the beauty of the island and the home.

  • 5 of 5

This was my wife's and mine 2nd trip to the island and we absolutely love it. We brought our kids this time 23, 21 and 17. They fell in love as well. The house was absolutely perfect, as well as Susan, the property manager. She was amazing and was available for questions or anything we needed. The house was perfectly located and had everything you needed. We will definitely be back. It was an amazing trip and the perfect house.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $350

House may is also available as a 2 person, 4 person, or 6 person rental, please contact me for a quote
Rental Agreement is attached. By submitting your first payment, you have read and agreed to term of The Agreement

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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