Calabash Cottages price reduction

Amazing views from Calabash Cottages!

Amazing views from Calabash Cottages!

Motivated Seller has reduced list price to $595,000 for 2 income producing cottages located in Estate Calabash Boom with amazing down island, sunrise views. Perfect opportunity to live in one cottage and supplement your mortgage with the rental income from second cottage or rent both. For more information on this great property or other questions you may have regarding real estate on St. John, USVI, please contact me at lynngiovanna@gmail.com cell 340-344-1825. Have a sunny weekend! Lynn

Great Deal in Fish Bay

Unicorn by the Sea is situated high on the hillside in Fish Bay and features fabulous views from every room. Recently remodeled in 2010, the upper level of the main house has an elegant open-air gourmet kitchen that opens to a covered dining area. The adjacent living area can be opened to catch cooling trade breezes or closed for full air conditioning.

The lower level features two air conditioned master suites that open onto a central pool and entertainment patio. Opposite the main home is a very private stand-alone one bedroom guest cottage with kitchenette, living area and large bedroom and bath. Tastefully furnished with colorful decorator finishes, Unicorn is a delightful example of living Caribbean style, perfect for a vacation retreat or a permanent residence.

For more info contact:  marty@islandiarealestate.com


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Huge Price Reduction

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This lot has it all – Sunrise, sunset, breezes and fabulous Caribbean water views over Rendezvous Bay and south to St. Croix and Ram Head. Easy downhill build, very quiet neighborhood yet close to Cruz Bay.  Best of all seller is very motivated and has just reduced the price from $560,000 to $399,999  Wow!  This is a great deal on one of the best lots on the south shore.

For more information contact Merry  merryvi@aol.com  340 642-2246  www.islandiarealestate.com 

New listing on Cruz Bay side of island

"Yellow Bird" is a classic Caribbean Cottage

“Yellow Bird” is a classic Caribbean Cottage

Great new "Cool Pool"

Great new “Cool Pool”

Stunning St. Thomas, sunset views!

Stunning St. Thomas, sunset views!

“Yellow Bird” is a classic Caribbean style cottage that has been recently renovated with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a splash “Cool Pool”. The bedrooms are situated separately so one can use property as a private residence or live in upper main house and long or short term rent the one bedroom apartment on the lower level or use as a caretaker’s apartment. Close to town location offers easy access to shopping, dining, Cruz Bay town & north shore beaches. Click to view listing(s) Please let me know if I can help you with any questions regarding “Yellow Bird” or other questions you may have regarding real estate on St. John, USVI lynngiovanna@gmail.com cell 340-344-1825. Have a sunny day! Lynn

13th Annual Celebration of Love

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Reverend Anne Marie Porter is hosting her annual Valentine’s Day free marriage vow renewal ceremony on Trunk Bay on February 14 at 5pm.  A lovely and loving way to celebrate what is most important in life, love!  A beautiful event being serenaded with live music and the charms of the island.  Thank you Ms. Anne Marie for this very magical affair.

Jane Kelly www.islandiarealestate.com

Fabulous Property, A New Listing Coming Soon

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Beautiful views, great price, privacy and a lovely location at Kokomo Cottage.  This property will be on the market soon, priced at $499,000 for a charming 1 bedroom, 1 bath home. Owner’s car is part of the deal too!  For details contact Jane Kelly at 941.544.5855  jane@islandiarealestate.com  www.islandiarealestate.com

7 Homes available in Estate Calabash Boom

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Calabash Boom is a great area in Coral Bay conveniently located close to shops & dining with stunning down island, sunrise views. There are currently 7 homes for sale in the price range of $636,000 to $2.4M. The Calabash cottages (Giovanna’s & Francesco’s) are currently listed for $636,000 and consist of two 1 bedroom cottages with a very successful short term rental history. For more information on the Calabash cottages or other questions you may have regarding real estate on St. John, USVI, please contact me at lynngiovanna@gmail.com cell 340-344-1825. Have a sunny day! Lynn

Contractor’s Special

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This unique property is just across the road from the waters of Coral Bay and has beautiful views of boats anchored in Johnson Bay and to the East End and Norman Island. The hard part is done with a guest house nearly finished and concrete is poured for the foundation of a 4 bedroom main house. Perfect for a contractor to live in while finishing the project. Paved driveway in place. Lot is 0.79 acres.  For more information contact Merry merryvi@aol.com  340 642-2246

 

Best Of Both Worlds

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It is a condo and it is a house. Villa ‘Tranquil Breeze’ provides a unique opportunity to own a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom stand-alone home in St John’s Upper Deck Villa Association. The Upper Deck Villa Association is a small Home Owners Association with low monthly maintenance. VTB has a fabulous,money making, short term rental history. The Villa has sweeping water views, 3 bedrooms with en-suite full bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen w/granite countertops & SS appliances. Each bedroom has a split unit AC. Inside the villa there is a huge owners storage area as well as an enclosed outdoor storage area for kayaks, paddle boards etc.Tranquil Breeze has an oversized cistern(24K), and a dedicated 13K propane generator.The villa living space flows from indoor to outdoor, making every square foot of space usable $859,000

For more information contact Merry  merryvi@aol.com   340642-2246

 

Country Music Festival Coming to St. John

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NASHVILLE, Tenn — Love City Country Music Festival, the first-ever country music festival on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, announced today  the lineup for a special presentation of a “Hit Makers & Rum Chasers” songwriters showcase happening Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at Winston Wells ball field. Presented by Caneel Bay Resort, the festival — named for St. John’s local nickname, “Love City” — runs May 14-16.

Hit songwriters Kent Blazy, Marti Frederiksen, Kendell Marvel, Danny Myrick and special guest songwriters will entertain music fans during a Nashville-style writers round performing and telling the stories behind their biggest hits.

“‘Hit Maker & Rum Chasers’ has been bringing in some of country music’s hottest songwriters to St. Thomas for the past year and half and we are thrilled to have such a powerhouse lineup of writers on the bill for the inaugural Love City Music Festival,” said event promoter Jamie Gladman. “If country music fans have never seen a songwriters showcase, they are in for a real treat,” Gladman continued.

Kent Blazy and Garth Brooks penned together “If Tomorrow Never Comes,” the first No. 1 song for them both. Brooks recorded eight more of their songs on his albums with four capturing the No. 1 spot including “Somewhere Other Than the Night,” “Ain’t Goin’ Down (‘Til the Sun Comes Up),” “It’s Midnight Cinderella,” and “She’s Gonna Make It”. Brooks’ newest CD, “The Lost Sessions,” includes another Blazy and Brooks song, “For a Minute There,” written for their fathers. His songs were also recorded by Kenny Chesney, Terri Clark, Diamond Rio, Clay Walker, Patty Loveless and more. Blazy’s latest No. 1 hit “Gettin’ You Home (The Black Dress Song)” was recorded by Chris Young.

Thank you Tradewinds Newspaper for all of the above information!  For real estate info contact Jane Kelly 941.544.5855   www.islandiarealestate.com   jane@islandiarealestate.com

Great hiking on St. John!

Just a short hike to the Guard House ruins

Just a short hike to the Guard House ruins

Take a little longer hike to see the Murphy House ruins

Take a little longer hike to see the Murphy House ruins

If you follow our blog, you probably know that I enjoy hiking on the island and my favorite trail from Annaberg area, Leinster Bay, Johnny Horn to Brown Bay and back. It has many options as you don’t need to go all the way to end at Brown Bay and you can turn around at anytime and make the hike as long or short as you would like. There are beautiful ruins throughout the hike. Drink lots of water, wear proper shoes, bring your trail bandit map & camera and I’ll see you on the trail! Questions regarding our hiking trails? You can reach me at lynngiovanna@gmail.com or cell 340-344-1825. Happy Hiking! Lynn

Government Information Systems: The Final Frontier!

 

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Type in this link to research the property of your dreams:  www.mapgeo.com/usvi/    You will be taken to a portal that allows you to zero in on the real estate that is of interest to you.  The Lieutenant Governor, Gregory R. Francis site, which can also be accessed by entering:  ltg.gov.vi.  From that link you will then click on ‘Geographic Information Systems’, which is located on the left hand side of your screen under “My Responsibilities”, next click at the bottom of the page under “Demos”, USVI On-Line GIS viewer, and the islands are there for your researching pleasure.  The online tools of enlarging your search area and clicking on a parcel site will provide you with hours of on-line exploration.

You may find some erroneous information, not everything is perfect!  If you do, you may notify Chris George at:  Chris.george@geo-vi.gov    Questions, comments or assistance, contact Jane Kelly at 941.544.5855

Five Bedrooms With A Media/Game Room

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‘Casa de Sonadores’ – Top of the line luxurious pool villa designed by noted architect Michael Oxman and located in the gated, upscale subdivision of Virgin Grande Estates. Sweeping south to westerly views from St. Croix and over Pillsbury Sound to St. Thomas ensure great sunsets year round. Features include custom mahogany cabinets, doors and windows, coral stone floors and decks throughout, pool, game and media room and fine furnishings. $2.55M

For more information contact Merry  merryvi@aol.com  340 642-2246

 

Great rental property in Coral Bay

"Beach House on the Moon"

“Beach House on the Moon”

“Beach house on the moon” is a successful rental villa with 3 bedrooms x 3.5 bathrooms and hot tub located in the Upper Carolina neighborhood in Coral with stunning panoramic views. This turn-key rental property is currently offered for $1,250,000 and is a “must see” in this price range. For more information on this great rental villa or other questions you may have regarding real estate on St. John, please contact me at lynngiovanna@gmail.com cell 340-344-1825. Have a sunny day! Lynn

 

In Town Condo With 3 Bedrooms

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Just listed at Grande Bay Resort.  Delightful 3 bedroom ground floor unit at Grande Bay Resort. This first floor unit offers beautiful water views over the Harbor. An excellent location in Cruz Bay just a short walk to restaurants, shops and ferry dock. Amenities include large pool, fitness center, concierge service and deeded garage parking.  A great price at just $899,000.  For more information contact  Merry  340 642-2246 merryvi@aol.com