More parcels available in Virgin Grand Estates

Beautiful sunset views from Virgin Grand Estates

There are still 8 parcels of land available on the MLS in Virgin Grand Estates in the price range of $145,000 – $575,000. Virgin Grand Estates is a beautiful, gated community centrally located on the island so it is close to anywhere you want to go; not to mention beautiful sunset views! For a map of the area indicating the available parcels, please contact me at lynngiovanna@gmail.com cell 340-344-1825. Have a great holiday weekend! Lynn

Closed! A Beautiful Lot in Virgin Grand Estates

A very smooth closing on this outstanding building site in upscale Virgin Grand Estates.  Lot 51 Sold at 93% of list price.  For a free market analysis contact Jane@islandiarealestate.com  340.776.6666  www.islandiarealestate.com

 

 

 

  

One of the Caribbean’s best, and most colorful, small inns the St John Inn has received the “Certificat Of Excellence” award from trip advisor .  It is located right in town  so no need for a rental car or taxi to enjoy the excellent shopping and dining  Cruz Bay has to offer. See rates and details on their web site at:    http://stjohninn.com/

New Waterfront Listing At Beautiful Reef Bay

 

One of a Kind! Large lot adjoining national park with 270 feet of waterfront on pristine Reef Bay. Easterly trade winds, a vest pocket beach and sweeping views of St. John’s tranquil south shore and south to St. Croix. Because of it’s large size and adjoining park land on the south this parcel affords one a privacy seldom found in a waterfront property.  Great spot for astronomers and star gazers as there is no artificial light to interfere with the view. A short walk to Reef Bay beach and a short drive to Cruz Bay on mostly paved roads.  $2.499M

For more information contact Merry   merryvi@aol.com  340 776-6666  www.islandiarealestate.com

…And Another Islandia / Sea Glass Closing!

 

 

Amarilla Villa, listed at $1,990,000, just closed!  This luxurious home included 32 new solar panels and 180 degree views of Coral Bay and the BVI’s from every room in the house. This beautiful Mediterranean inspired home now belongs to the fortunate new owners.  Let me know how I can assist you, contact Jane Kelly at Islandia Real Estate 340.776.6666 or my cell 941.544.5855.

 

 

 

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268 Parcels for sale!

Sunrise/east views down the BVI chain

If you like reading our Blog, you know we have a large inventory of land making it a great time buy. There are currently 268 parcels listed for sale in all price ranges. I contacted Banco Popular last week for a customer to see what they are currently offering: 15 year land loans with 10% down and 4.25 interest rate. If you are considering a land investment, this is a really a great time and there is plenty of inventory in all price ranges & views. I am glad to help you with your search for your piece of paradise! Please contact me at lynngiovanna@gmail.com cell 340-344-1825. Have a sunny day! Lynn

Another Successful Closing At Islandia

   “Sea Palms” in the upscale  neighborhood of Great Cruz Bay  closed this week with a list price of  $1.679M.  The  seller was the original owner and sad to have to part with this beautiful home.  We trust the new owners will enjoy it just as much.  Sales so far this year are about on a par with last years sales, numbers wise , but selling prices have increased a bit.  Islandia is still leading the pack on St John in listing volume as well as sales.  Our parent company, Sea Glass properties is leader is sales for the Virgin Islands as a whole.

For information on real estate on St John contact  Merry  340 776-6666  merryvi@aol.com  www.islandiarealestate.com

 

Another Fabulous Closing

Fortunate new owners will be enjoying their lovely Italian inspired resort village condominium on our beautiful island of St. John.  Villa Capri, 3 bedrooms & 3.5 bathrooms,  sold for $950,000.  For more information regarding the condos at Sirenusa contact Jane Kelly at 941.544.5855 or email at janekellytate@gmail.com

 

 

Our newest wild donkey

Welcome to the world little one.

We have a new member of our donkey population here on St John. Donkeys are wild on St John and have been here since the Spaniards brought them as work animals back in the 1700′s. As you can see by the photo, they are thriving here. A male donkey is called a Jack, a female donkey is called a Jenny and baby is called a foal. A donkey can live as long a 50 years. Adult donkeys have an established territory and may be dominated by one Jack. A donkey’s bray can be heard as far as three miles. The gestation period for a donkey is 12 months. If you breed a Jack with a Mare( female horse) you get a Mule. If you bred a donkey with a zebra it is called a Zonkey. Although the donkeys may be cute to look at, and seem docile, they can be dangerous. They bite and kick so be careful when you approach them. You may notice some fat rolls on some of the older donkeys and that is from poor eating habits (like human food from tourists). Please do NOT feed the wild donkeys, they have plenty of organic foods to eat provided by Mother Nature. They do not require the same amount of water that a horse does, but they still need some water. In dry season you may find them in Coral Bay from time to time drinking collected rain water out of the beached dinghys. We hope that when you visit ST John you have the opportunity to see our wild donkeys.When you visit, also give us a call and we would be delighted to help you find a nice piece of real estate and maybe get to see a donkey or two.
Contact Susan Baron 340-514-8562 or susan@seaglassproperties.com

ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

 

St. John USVI

Its another beautiful day here in Paradise. The water is warm and clear and the skies are blue with white puffy clouds. There is a nice gentle breeze to keep things cool. There are so many options for enjoying the day. The Landing in downtown Cruz Bay serves up a great breakfast with awesome coffee and view of the ferries, taxis and park, then maybe browse some shops in Mongoose Junction while digesting. Enjoy some time laying on the white sand beach for a while before a snorkel at one of the world famous beaches. Turtles abound and pelicans diving for the millions of minnows below. Lunchtime is approaching and Shipwreck Landing in Coral Bay serves up a great burger. Shop for some tee shirts at Tall Ship Trading Company located right next door. If a little hike sounds of interest, Salt Pond Bay is an excellent choice because it offers a nice diversity of landscapes and goes all the way out to the point of Rams Head for a spectacular view. A short swim at the beach before heading back to take a nap in a hammock to rest up for dinner somewhere along the waterfront back in downtown Cruz Bay. That would conclude one of many perfect days here on St John.
Wouldn’t it be nice to return from this kind of day to your own home, your own hammock, your own bed? Maybe never leave? We can help you make this day possible. Come visit us in St John, maybe stay a while. Please contact Susan or Mark Baron and we will be delighted to assist you in finding that perfect island retreat. Susan@islandiarealestate.com

Coral Bay views and beyond

Great parcel offering beautiful Coral Bay vistas and water views beyond . Exceptional value with updated survey and clear title ready for immediate sale, paved estate road and deeded beach rights to Johnson Bay. Owners are licensed Realtors   For More Info call Mark Baron or Susan Baron 340-690-3940

Sold in Estate Catherineberg

Stunning views over Cinnamon and beyond!

If you follow our blogs, you are well aware that Estate Catherineberg has my favorite views on St. John. Of course, if you can see water from anywhere on St. John, it is a beautiful view but some views are just exceptional. “Jungle Stone” villa closed yesterday for a record sales price for the area at $7,750,000 and has a total square footage of 9,789 or roughly $792 per square foot. I am glad to help you with any questions you may have regarding properties available in Estate Catherineberg or other great areas on the island. You can contact me at lynngiovanna@gmail.com or cell 340-344-1825. For the best value per square foot in our high end properties, please Click to view listing(s) . Have a sunny day! Lynn

The Perfect House/Condo

   

‘Tranquil Breeze’ is a beautiful stand alone condo with great views over Great Cruz Bay and beyond to St Croix.  Nice breezes, easy access, fantastic sunsets, 3 bedrooms with 3 baths, lots of storage, air conditioning, screened decks, 13 kw  propane generator and ultraviolet water purifier.  Completely remodeled and updated.  All the advantages of a private home with the ammenities of a condo community including nearby common pool.  For more information contact Merry  merryvi@aol.com  340 642-2246

A Beautiful Sloop Jones Kinda Day

 

 

The East End of St. John has been home to adventurous, maverick, individuals with a pioneer spirit.  The beauty of the land is matched by the lovely residents, both full, part time and ‘in spirit.’  There are a number of amazing residences and lots available to view, and while you’re there check out the studio/ gallery/one of a kind clothing at www.sloopjones.com

Jane Kelly jane@islandiarealestate.com