NEW CRUZ BAY RESTAURANT

 Former “Stone Terrace” chef Walter Hinds has opened his own restaurant at the former”Tage” location in Cruz Bay.  After a “Soft” opening last month to practice a bit the restaurant is scheduled for a formal opening inOctober.  Walter’s plans are for  fresh and simple menu items that reflect a Caribbean influence but with an urban twist.  I have tried […]

PROPERTY TAX UPDATE

  Read the latest ruling on the VI Property Tax dispute in the Daily News at: http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/index.pl/article_home?id=17628723

WATERFRONT – NEW LISTING

 One of a Kind!  This large, 1.32 acre lot adjoins national park land 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 […]

PROPERTY TAX UPDATE

Most property owners have recently received property tax bills for 2006 and many are upset by the large increases.  All properties were supposed to be revalued last year and the mil rate was changed by the VI Legislature.  The new mil rates are: Land         .004946 Residential   .003770 Commercial   .007110 Fractional    .014070 If you disagree with […]

ESTATE ZOOTENVAAL

  New to the St. John MLS is a 20 acre parcel at Estate Zootenvaal, located just east of Coral Bay and above beautiful Bork Creek which is part of Hurricane Hole.  A perfect use for this property is  a subdivision with perhaps 8 estate size lots with either private vacation homes or small village of rental […]

TRAIN YOUR PLANTS!

This colorful cascade of color decorates my driveway and gives pleasure every day.  It is very unusual for bouganvilla to grow down a wall like this.  These plants were trained when they were young and supple.  A string weighted with a rock hanging over the wall trained the branches to bend downward.  The neighbors laughed at […]