The Beach Estate

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Sleeps 10 to 12
5 king bedrooms
5.5 bathrooms
Pool and hot tub
Beachfront

Breezy tradewinds waft through this very private, traditional, Caribbean island villa with a beach.

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Designed by famous local architect Glen Speer and now transformed by famous artist Donald Schnell, known for his comfortable artistic villas with style. Come and see the the artist's touch added to this tropical garden paradise. A twelve person fine Italian marble stone table and Italian stone tile & statuettes coupled with local island stonework create a unique European & Caribbean atmosphere. The Great Cruz Bay location (see our maps page) offers convenience to shopping, groceries, restaurants and National Park beaches, yet the villa offers unique privacy with the surrounding tropical trees and fauna.

The Beach Estate's pool overlooks Great Cruz Bay and the blue Caribbean Sea of Pillsbury Sound. Deep & luxurious, the pool area is augmented by sconces from the Donald Schnell Studio and edged with Italian marble stone and is just steps away from the property's sandy beach. Island stone planters nurture blooming hibiscus, bougainvillea & other tropical flowers. Snorkeling along the point reveals a variety of fish and an occasional lobster or sea turtle while local White Herons frequent the shoreline.

The "Four Seasons" Italian statues watch over the island stone hot tub and pool area. Italian planters with native island palms and colorful bougainvillea surround you in this peaceful & private island retreat.

The island's spectacular sunsets, views of the blue Caribbean Sea and the night time lights of St. Thomas are all visible from the spacious decks perched on the hill overlooking the tropical gardens and the beach. Island stone pathways weave steps through the garden, home of the endangered species Iguana (harmless fruit & flower eaters), to the sandy beach area.

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Now with five, King master bedroom suites each with a private bath, the villa is perfect for a honeymoon or anniversary couple, five couples or a family with older children. Every bedroom has a an extension phone and satellite television. Two of the bedrooms, and the secondary living space downstairs, have an additional twin bed. (Please be sure the Beach Estate's Caribbean open air design is appropriate for your children's age and family's configuration).

The newly completed fourth & fifth master bedroom suites feature sconces from our studio along with island stone & brick accents with Italian travertino floor tile and counter tops.

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An eight person fine Italian marble stone table looks down on the private sandy beach area and blossoming bougainvillea.

The upstairs open & breezy living area provides a traditional Caribbean atmosphere and is complemented by the enclosed, secondary living space downstairs. Both offer CD player & access to satellite television.

By night the Estate is magically lit by the handcrafted sconces created by the Donald Schnell Studio. The pool beckons guests to a midnight swim under the stars & the beach area offers an enchanting view of the twinkling night time lights of St. Thomas.

Be sure to check out our full Photo Gallery of The Beach Estate, where you can see the whole villa - inside and out.

To inquire about rental rates for The Beach Estate, please call us directly at 800-253-7107 or email info@artisticvillas.com.

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We can also help you organize a perfect vacation or event. Our Concierge page offers additional services you may enjoy while visiting, or you may be interested in leasing one of our quality Vehicles during your stay.

Still undecided? Read through our Guest Comments page to hear what our guests have said over the years, or browse our Villa Comparison Chart to compare The Beach Estate to our other villas.


Artistic Villas™ owned & created by famous St. John artist Donald Schnell
Contact us at 800 253-7107 or via email

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