Home for Sale in Ditleff Point4 Bedroom, 4 Full/2 Half Bath Home, offered at $8,500,000
Welcome to Ditleff Point, St. John. Set in one of the most desirable communities in St. John, this expansive home boasts some of, if not the most sweeping views of the Virgin Island coast.
Situated on the crest of the gated Ditleff Point Peninsula with a panoramic view from Sunrise to Sunset, this spectacular four-bedroom home with pool and spa offers a new definition to relaxed elegant island living. With the attention to detail that defines a fine home, the house is meticulously maintained and includes an easy path to your own private beach. Entering the home from the circular car court, also gated, you pass through the Leeward Terrace Courtyard designed for sunning or dining. From there you enter into the Great Room with its 16 foot high cathedral ceiling. The great room includes the dining room, kitchen and entertainment areas while opening up to the magnificent covered and natural stone floored veranda overlooking the infinity edge pool with amazing views of Fish Bay, Rendezvous Bay ant the Caribbean. The home is a one level with patios and water views from every bedroom. Two bedrooms, and also the great room, are wheel chair accessible from the circular car court. This site was selected for its ease of access, unparallel privacy, breathtaking views, and fresh Caribbean breezes.
The Great Room includes a gourmet kitchen with spectacular Mahogany cabinetry, exquisite granite countertops and professional appliances for the pleasure of a gourmet cook. The majestic vaulted ceiling is finished with tongue and groove natural cypress which complements a natural tumbled marble floor. The dining table comfortably seats eight with an Island Bar to accommodate additional seating. A wet bar with its own ice machine and a wine cooler are perfectly positioned for convenience and entertaining while the comfortable seating area sports a High Definition TV with a plethora of channels, a Sonos sound system to to individually and separately feed music to the Great Room, all four Bedrooms, Veranda, Pool Bar and Jacuzzi. A computer desk with a view of Fish Bay utilizes the home's high-speed Wi-Fi internet and includes a keyboard drawer built into the Mahogany cabinetry.
The four bedrooms, each with a King-sized bed, its own balcony with seating, private shower, high definition Satellite TV and internet connection, are located in two bungalows set apart from the Great Room. Each bedroom includes hanging space, a writing table and comfortable seating.
Steps above Fish Bay, a custom stone path leads directly to a private cove on the home's lot that boasts unusually good snorkeling due to lack of public access. You may also choose to enjoy the private, gated Ditleff Point Homeowner's beach - a long sand and pebble beach with areas of shade and sun, also perfect for snorkeling.
Back at home, the wrap-around Veranda off the Great Room has abundant seating and is accessible through three magnificent large sliding glass doors below arched transom windows. From this vantage point one overlooks the grass sunning terrace, the lighted and infinity edge pool, the adjacent pool bar and the beautiful Caribbean.
The Pool Bar is incorporated into the hand laid native stone observation tower. The Tower Lounge is accessible from beside the Pool Bar via a masterfully constructed spiral staircase for a totally unique experience capturing the ambience of the Caribbean. Watch as pelicans gracefully glide with the air currents, the omnipresent sea turtles and occasional sea ray float through the bays below or experience the thrill of seeing whales breaching in the crystal blue ocean.
And to top it all, the unique and extremely pleasurable feature of the Jacuzzi large enough for eight accessible by a spiral stair down from the pool deck, through the sheltered Grotto Walk, to the secluded and private Jacuzzi with piped in music and views that you will never forget. You can relax with your favorite company to the experience you've been dreaming about!
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Location: Ditleff Point, St. John, US Virgin IslandsNothing beats the warm sunshine and endless views that Ditleff Point delivers
Located on St. John’s South Shore, Ditleff Point is an exceptional gated community of incomparable value and is an upscale lifestyle opportunity for astute Caribbean real estate investors with vision.
A wondrous 47 acres of expansive, green peninsula separating breathtaking Rendezvous Bay and serene Fish Bay with views to undeveloped National Park Land is the ultimate in Caribbean living. With a private, white sandy beach, the community is a prestigious address for those fortunate enough to own property on this oceanfront wonderland.
Ditleff point amenities include a tastefully landscaped native stone gated entry, paved roadways with scenic overlooks, underground utilities, and a common white sandy beach, all balancing with St John?s distinguished and extraordinary natural beauty.
St. John, USVI
The U.S. Virgin Islands are an American territory, English-speaking, use the U.S. dollar, and offer a lot of choice in terms of what to do and good restaurants. The Virgin Island archipelago encompasses the three U.S. Virgins-St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas-and numerous islands a part of the British Virgin Islands (BVIs) in very close proximity to the USVI.
St. John is a special place. Seasoned Caribbean travelers call it the most beautiful island in the Caribbean, and no one who visits can fail to be romanced by the loveliness of its scenic charms and the friendliness of its inhabitants, whose leafy hills and crystalline waters are largely incorporated into the Virgin Islands National Park, is a pristine nature lover's retreat
On the whole, the islands are small and closely spaced, making it easy to hop from one to another. St. Thomas has good airline connections and is home to the capital, Charlotte Amalie, a popular cruise-ship port. The most populous island, St. Croix, has its own distinct feel, with varied colonial architecture and rum distilleries to tour.
Getting There: Fly into St. Thomas, USVI airport (STT)
Ferry: Catch the hourly on the hour ferry from Red Hook on the east end of St. Thomas (a 30 to 45 minute taxi ride from the airport) or the ferry from Charlotte Amalie (near the airport but much less frequent). The ferry dock in St. John is right in the center of town in Cruz Bay.
Geography: St. John has numerous beaches, one qualifying in the top ten beaches in the world, with wonderful snorkeling, interesting and sedate hiking trails, plantation ruins, and coral reefs teeming with life. More than half of the island's area has been placed under the aegis of the National Park Service. Rising steeply and quickly from the shore, St. John's ridges climax in three peaks of 1,100 to 1,200 ft. There are over 800 species of plants. More than 160 species of birds have been recorded in and around the park and, of these over 25 nest on the island.
Climate: The weather is very pleasantly tropical, year-round. Afternoon average temperatures range from 82F in January to 88F in August and September. The average annual low is 74F. Monthly rainfall averages 1.6 inches (February) to 5.8 inches (September)
Nearby Restaurants: Lime Inn, Morgan's Mango, Beach Bar Café, Cruz Bay Landing, Rhumb Line, The Bakery, Long Board, Skinny Legs (Coral Bay). There are restaurants too numerous to mention, but these provide good service and quality with a variety of faire and price and provide lunch and/or dinner.
Attractions: Reef Bay Trail, 5000 acres of Virgin Islands National Park, countless sugar plantation ruins.
Activities: World Famous Beaches, Swimming, Scuba-Diving, Snorkeling, Boating, Sailing, Wind-Surfing, Jet-Skiing, Deep Sea-Fishing, Hiking, Tennis, Horseback-Riding, Beachcombing, Sight-Seeing, Eco-Tourism, Shopping at Duty-Free-Shops Library, Whale Watching