Need A Less Stressful Life?

      Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of a stressful life?  The perfect cure is a move to laid back St. John.   Just to keep you somewhat occupied why not buy  the 4 colorful rental cottages at Estate Zootenvaal.  Live in one and rent the others to weekly guests.   If you […]

Beautiful Sunset Views!

“Plumeria” is a popular short term rental property with stunning sunset views to the west. Centrally located in the Gifft Hill area of the island, this villa is made of concrete construction with a pool and large outdoor space to enjoy the views. It has 2 bedrooms, 1 loft bedroom, 3 bathrooms and is beautifully […]

Another closing in Est Rendezvous & Ditleff

“Blue Heaven” located in Est Rendezvous & Ditleff recently closed for $415,000 (great price!). This villa was originally on the market in June 2009 for $769,000 and reduced down to $527,000 list price at time of contract. This 3 bedroom and 3 bathroom frame house is on .25 acre parcel with exceptional views to the […]

Orchids Anyone?

  If you like orchids, St. John is a great place to garden.  Anyone with the least bit of talent can get them to grow as evidenced by the beauties above. Islandia will be closed saturdays until October 01.  Our agents can be reached by cell phone or E-mail over the weekends. Merry  340 776-6666  […]

Restaurant Closings

It’s that time of year when we all pray for no storms and one of the top questions is “What restaurants are still open?”.  Many of the restaurants close down for several weeks during our slow season.  They never all close at the same time so it’s a matter of knowing when your favorite restaurant […]

New St John Hotel?

The Voyages Building in Coral Bay should have new owners soon.  The plan is to operate a “green” hotel with between 20 and 27 reasonably priced rooms in the redesigned building.  The purchase includes an adjoining lot for parking.  This should provide a fine economic boost to the Coral Bay area.  Merry  merryvi@aol.com  340 776-6666  […]

Biggest Sale On St John

The highest price yet for the sale of a single family home on St. John.  “Presidio del Mar”  just sold for $14M.  It was originally listed for $32M then reduced to $18.95M.   Located on the water at Estate Peter Bay the house has a total of 12700 sq ft and six bedrooms. For all your […]

It was a dark and stormy night on St. John last night but Irene passed us as a tropical storm with no serious damage.  Lots of wind and rain but the power and cable TV stayed on most of the night so we are all happy.  A little mopping up today and we are good […]

New House Listing

    “Arc du Soleil” (Arch in the Sun) features amazing native stone arches that frame perfect Caribbean sunsets year round.  Located at Virgin Grande Estates with westerly views over Pilsbury Sound to St Thomas.  See listing details and more photos at: Click to view listing(s)     $2.095M For more information contact Merry  340 776-6666  merryvi@aol.com  […]

Closed today in Chocolate Hole

All I can say is congratulations to the Buyer! Amani villa closed today located in Estate Chocolate Hole in the Great Cruz Bay neighborhood at $1,200,000.  It is a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, concrete house with a pool that has stunning sunset views to the west. I have customers ask me all the time what I think […]

A Most Successful Rental Villa

    “Limin’  Time” is one of St. John’s most popular vacation rental Villas.  It is so popular it is actually booked through the first 3 weeks in August, after which the owners will keep it closed until the end of September for a much needed rest and maintenance.  “Limin” Time” is the perfect Caribbean villa with a […]

There are some serious reductions at the Westin

I field many calls/emails from customers that have interest in the Westin Timeshare units and what a great time to add on to your existing week or purchase one for the first time. I have many well priced listings: a 3 bedroom unit, weeks 19 & 20  listed for $20,000 each; a 2 bedroom, week 2 listed for […]

My favorite hiking trail, Annaberg

It’s always a good day for an early morning hike and this time of year you should get out early to avoid the harsh summer heat. My favorite hiking trail, when I go for a longer hike without my dogs, is Annaberg and that’s where I went yesterday bright and early. The ruins in the […]

Another Great Property Reduced!

     “St. John Ridgetop” is a two-story, two-bedroom private getaway vacation rental nestled in the hills overlooking Coral Bay. From its locale in Eden Place, a small private neighborhood, it is an easy drive to the islands beautiful beaches, hiking trails, and restaurants and entertainment of down town Coral Bay. A shared swimming pool […]

New Listing With Development Potential

       Group Dwelling permit for 6 apartments and a driveway permit have been issued. Sunset and water views to St Thomas from this large, gently sloping lot. A great parcel for development or for a single family home with lots of privacy. Located in Estate Rendezvous & Ditleff .  0.905Acres.   A great buy at just  $549,000 […]