St. John tradewinds

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St. John tradewinds
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Saint John tradewinds
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St. John tradewinds newspaper
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St. John V.I
[Tradewinds Newspaper Inc.]
Tradewinds Newspaper Inc.
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Monthly[ FORMER <1979-1987 (Jan).>]
Bimonthly[ FORMER 1987 (Feb)-1997]
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v. : ill. ; 35 cm.


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Newspapers -- Saint John (V.I.) ( lcsh )
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United States Virgin Islands -- Saint John


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Description based on: vol. 3, no. 5, May 1979; title from caption.
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Successor to The St. John Drum.

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Unidentied Body That Washed Ashore Could Be Crew Member of Megayacht Page 4North Shore Shuttle Service Is “Imminent Change,” Says Mark HardgrovePage 5 February 15-21, 2020 Copyright 2010 Senate Pres. Hill Hears Residents’ Concerns on Self Governance, Parking & MorePage 3 St. John Tradewinds News Photo Courtesy of KekoaKekoa Sails on Despite Rough WatersJamison and Ryan Witbeck worked on their 50-foot Cat Kekoa in South Carolina before its treacherous maid en trip to the Virgin Islands. Story on back cover. CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH: PAGE 2


2 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 “Sarayaku” Film Screening Feb. 18 Free Cervical Cancer Screenings Feb. 27 A stone carving of a Nubian Pharaoh as a sphinx. Tourism Commissioner To Speak at Chamber Chapter Meeting on Feb. 16By Chuck Pishko St. John Tradewinds The EconomistThey Came Before Columbus Encyclope dia Britannica CBYC Flotilla To Support GBS Students Mini-Film Festival Set for February 20Celebrating Black History Month:Artifacts of Black Pharaohs Show Nubian Inuence in Ancient Egypt St. John Tradewinds News Ilustration by Gregory ManchessTaharqa depicted as a warrior.


By Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds can get the architectural plans for if they are blocking a parking from a pump out station, or to be Continued on Page 16 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 3 Thursday, Feb. 18th INDEXBusiness Directory .............20 Church Schedules ..............20 Ferry Schedules .................20 Senate President Hill Hears Residents’ Concerns on Self Governance, Parking and More St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Andrea MilamAbove: The panel at Senate President Louis Patrick Hill’s Wednesday evening, Education Donna Gregory, St. John Deputy Chief of Police Darren Foy, Senator Patrick Simeon Sprauve, St. John Administrator Leona Smith, Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Robert Mathes and Housing, Parks and Recreation Commissioner St. Clair Williams. Left: St. John resident Paul Devine shares his ideas on establishing an island council with Senate President Louis Patrick Hill. – Paul Devine, St. John resident


St. John Tradewinds The lack of a current missing persons report for a Caucasian Willy T V.I. Daily News Willy T Charisma Charisma St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 Unidentied Body That Washed Ashore Could Be Megayacht Crew Member ARE YOU P A YING TOO MUCH FOR YOUR COMP ANY’S GROUP HE ALTH INSUR ANCE?WE CAN HELP!IT’S TIME TO CALLVI Employee Benefit Consultants, Inc. 4003 Weymouth Rhymer Highway, Ste. 2 Charlotte Amalie, VI 00802-2213 (340) 775-9393 / Fax (340) 775-6509 A R E Y O U P A Y I N G T O O M U C H F O R Y O U R C O M P A N Y ’ S G R O U P H E A L T H C O V E R A GE ?WE C A N H E L P !IT ’ S T IM E T O C A L L V I E m p l o ye e B e n e t C o n s u l t a n t s, I n c . 4 0 0 3 W e ym o u t h R h ym e r H i g h w a y , S t e . 2 C h a r l o t t e A m a l i e , V I 0 0 8 0 2 – 2 2 1 3 ( 3 4 0 ) 7 7 5 – 9 3 9 3 / F a x ( 3 4 0 ) 7 7 5 – 6 5 0 9w l e w i s@ i s l a n d s. vi w w w . vi e b cse r ve . co m Wha’s Happ’nin’ by Sis Frank St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds


By Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 5 – Mark Hardgrove, Superintendent Virgin Islands National Park St. John Tradewinds News Photo FileThe V.I. National Park is trying to work out a North Shore taxi shuttle service with the Taxi Commission.


6 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 Playground Renovation Nearly Complete— Ball Field Renovations Could Begin in MarchBy Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime ElliottHousing, Parks and Recreation workers install new playground equipment at the V.I. land’s children this week. ATTENTION ST. JOHN HOMEOWNERSHIRING PROFESSIONALS TO MAINT AIN YOUR HOME ISNOT AN EXTRAVAGANCEI T ISSMART BUSINESS SENSE CONTACT THE PROFESSIONALS AT Cimmaron Property ManagementS t. John’s Premier Property M anagement Company Providing:COMPREHENSIVE MAINTENANCE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT GUEST SERVICES (340) 715-2666 / / P.O. Box 37, St. John, VI 00831 / Lumberyard Complex – Cruz Bay


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Holiday Homes Celebrates 50 Years in Real Estate Business St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime ElliottSis Frank and Miles Stair


St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 GHS-Auction Save the Date ad.indd 1 1/14/10 1:27:03 PM By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Friends of V.I. National Park Nets About $25,000 at Fundraising Gala St. John Tradewinds News Photo Courtesy of Tropical FocusFriends of the VINP President Joe Kessler, far right, addresses the crowd during the organization’s annual fundraising gala.


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Book coverSt. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 9 Never Be Stumped by Discovery With Tropical Trees by T. Kent KirkContinued on Page 16


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds an international oil company in took me a year before they really 10 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 St. John Tradewinds News Photo Courtesy of SJFS Marta Bautis on a foot bridge in Puyo, Ecuadar.Expelling an Oil Company, “Sarayaku” Shares Amazonian Tale of Resistance P P r e se n t s r e se n t sS a r a y a k u : S a r a y a k u : R i v e r s o f C o r n R i v e r s o f C o r na d o c u m e n t a r y b y M a r t a a d o c u m e n t a r y b y M a r t a N o e m B a u t i s ( 6 3 m i n ) 2 0 0 9 T hur s T hur s , Fe b 1 8 , Fe b 1 8t h t h ~ 7 : 0 0 P M ~ M a r k e tp l a c e , ~ 7 : 0 0 P M ~ M a r k e tp l a c e , 3 3r d r d Fl Fl M eet t h e Fi l m m a ke r : M a r t a B a u t i s M eet t h e Fi l m m a ke r : M a r t a B a u t i sPl e a s e j Pl e a s e j o in u s f o r a s p e c ia l p r i f ix e d in n e r b e f o r e t h e s h o w ! o in u s f o r a s p e c ia l p r i f ix e d in n e r b e f o r e t h e s h o w ! 5 : 3 0 PM 5 : 3 0 PMC a l l f o r C a l l f o r M e n u & R e s e r va t i o n s : 3 4 0 -7 7 7 7 3 3 3 M e n u & R e s e r va t i o n s : 3 4 0 -7 7 7 7 3 3 3 F o r d e t a i l s v i s i t F o r d e t a i l s v i s i tw w w . s tj ohnf i l m . c om w w w . s tj ohnf i l m . c om (and will run through early May) Register at Guy Benjamin School, Coral Bay, St. John


St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 11 WR-FitnessClub TW 6.09.indd 1 6/10/09 12:42:29 PM By Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds Royal Caribbean Looks at Voluntourism Our courtesy midday cruise from Red Hook will transport you to the pristine Caneel Bay resort. Enjoy complimentary Champagne, Mimosas or Bloody Marys. Indulge in a sumptuous buffet and soak in the landscape while tapping your toes to live music. What better way to while away your Sunday?For details and reservations please contact the Concierge Desk at 340-715-6619Join us for Sunday Brunch 011310 cb trdwnds b&w.indd 1 1/19/10 9:18:32 AM St. John Tradewinds to participate in this free proTeachers must bring their screen, bug repellent, rain gear a boat for the return trip from Teachers Invited to Spend a Day Hiking and Writing on St. John Gross Receipt Tax Amnesty Has Begun


St. John Tradewinds ily, one more companion animal A New England Example sachusetts that operates a routine This successful operation has St. John Ambassadors a copy of the latest St. John Magazine bell’s came into the clinic one Calypso’s rehabilitation is bemal shelters on neighboring is12 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Craig DanlgerSAnimal Care Center Ambassadors from St. John to Manhattan crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356 Deliveries from St. Thomas Available WATER DELIVERY 24/7 Open TuesdaySunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tel: 693-5579Beautifying America’s Paradise


St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 13 Experienced . Personalized . Professional . ProvenSeaview Vacation Homes, Inc. Short Term-Full Service Since 1985 VACATION VILLA MANAGEMENT24 years of on island rental servicee: w: t: 340-776-6805; toll-free 1-888-625-2963 2010 Calendars, Greeting Cards, Gifts Accent Items to Brighten Your Home And WallsPlan The New Year St. John Tradewinds You can call any solar installer, Your legislature has fought anything to explore it further, so you to accept this fantastic offer to issue the 2006 tax bills at the facing crushing tax bills after term solution to our property tax Senator-at-Large ReportsBy Senator Craig BarshingerSolar Hot Water Program


Letters to St. John Tradewinds EDITOR/PUBLISHER NEWS EDITOR WRITERS COLUMNISTS/ CONTRIBUTORS ADVERTISING CIRCULATION NEWSLINE MAILING ADDRESS SUBSCRIPTIONS THIRD CLASS PERMIT COPYRIGHT 2009 TRADEWINDS PUBLISHINGThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 tree frogs trill among the stars Beverly Melius, 1-29-10 our group purpose there is but one ultimate authorityprofessionalism as the counseling of alcoholics for seling by a minister has put a stop to my attempt of helping others is beVery Sincerely, T ed K


Dear Purple Hair Fund/St. John Revolving Fund, Sincerely, Kazumi and T iareh St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 15 St. John Tradewinds Keeping Track2009 TO-DATE Solved: 0 Shootings: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 Stabbings: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 Armed Robberies: 5 Under Investigation: 5 Solved: 0 Arsons: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 Solved: 0 2010 TO-DATEHomicide: 0 Solved: 0 Shootings: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 Stabbings: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 Armed Robberies: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 Arsons: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 2nd Degree Burglaries: 2 Under Investigation: 2 Solved: 0 Solved: 2 Solved: 2 Rapes: 0 Under Investigation: 0 Solved: 0 St. John Tradewinds Alcholics Anonymous Meetings Narcotics Anonymous Meetings Al-Anon Meetings Alateen Meetings There is startling information This particular concern has is about time that this issue comes of the members of the group, that fragile coast line that is currently age container that can store 3,000 sites for the ash before the lease Committee members Craig these sites in your constituencies is the phone number of the legisue to be the focus of our attention Clarence Payne St. Thomas resident Deborah Ramsay


to make it easy for anyone to use, this information in such an easy16 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 Tropical Trees Book by T. Kent Kirk Author Kent Kirk Frank Tucker Obituary Deputy Commissioner Donna Continued from Page 3Concerns on Self Governance, Parking and More Continued from Page 9 St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds social sciences can help to unify


St. John Tradewinds St. John Market and Parking Facility Revitalization of Frank Powell Park Bordeaux Mountain/Bethany/John Heads Road Route 104/Development of Bus Shelters Cruz Bay Round About St. John Tradewinds St. John St. Thomas St. Croix Community members can submit tips to Crime Crime Stoppers USVI Crimes of the Week Saturday, February 6 Sunday, February 7 to the Bureau of Corrections Monday, February 8 T uesday, February 9 report that on February 1 he T uesday, February 9 the Bureau of Corrections for W ednesday, February 10 Thursday, February 11 Friday, February 12 Saturday, February 13 St. John Tradewinds, Continued from Page 21Almost $19 Million in DPW Capital Projects on St. John


St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAYACROSS DiFranco 20 Classic baseballthemed poem protect them: Abbr. 25 Male, e.g. planes response motto) 52 Super-suspenseful 55 Gun lobby org. (reward the waiter) hit dweller cine Lauder 2 Not a late touchdown 5 Resort in New Mexico Easter 50 Fairly large reply singer symbol spring paving gunk PREMIER Crossword T uesday, February 16 Department of Tourism Chamber of Commerce’s meet W ednesday, February 17 Donna Christensen is hosting a Thursday, February 18 Saturday, February 20 — — Saturday, February 27 Saturday, March 6 Saturday, March 13 March 17-21 Saturday, March 20 The Coral Bay Yacht Club is Saturday, April 10 St. John Tradewinds Tradewinds SubcriptionsCall 340-776-6494 We Accept VISA or MC


St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 19 Commerical STORAGE: SECURED LOCKERS EVERYTHING YOU NEED ON EVERY LEVEL GREAT PLACE TO SHOP, DINE AND WORK COME JOIN US WE HAVE SPACES AVAILABLE RETAIL, OFFICE AND STORAGE 340-776-6455 RELIABLE MOBILE AUTO REPAIR Call 227-9574 The Lumberyard Down Town Cruz Bay Where St. John Does BusinessCommercial Space AvailableFor Space Call Nick 771-3737 Glass/Screens COMPLETE GLASSES$79 Single Vision $109 BifocalsDr. Craig Friedenberg779-2020 PLENTY OF PARKING GOOD TRAFFIC FLOW Hot! Hot! Hot! NEXT AD DEADLINE: THURSDAY, FEB. 18TH Services new center with market, bank, spa & more ofce/retail space available 1036 sq. ft. reasonable rates / exible terms excellent location next to Westin call Emily for info. #776-6666 1036 sq. ft./ 726 sq. ft. GLASS MIRRORS GLASS SHOWERS SCREENS TABLE TOPSAcross from Inspection Lane, Sub Base, STT, 777-9269 An EDC Qualied SupplierLICENSED GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND P AINTING Commerical Employment Employment Short-term Rental NEW FOR SEASON: SCENIC PROPERTIES 340-693-7777Cruz Bay Apartments Coral Bay: For Rent HOUSE FOR RENT : Pastory Estate Condo clean, one-year lease, Suzuki Island Car for Sale: Autos 2006 JEEP WRANGLER FOR SALE Mitzubishi Fuzo $1800.00 or OBO. Ned 643-0706 CHAIR SALE: CALL 340-642-5386 CLASSIFIEDSSt. John Tradewinds 340-776-6496


20 St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 AccommodationsCaribbean Villas & Resorts Island Getaways Suite St. John Villas/Condos VIVA Vacations Air-ConditioningDr. Cool ArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA Barefoot Architect, Inc. Art/GalleriesMaho Bay Art Center BankingScotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI Beauty/SpaBeauty Lounge Salon & Spa W estin Resorts & Villas Building ProductsSt. John Hardware GalleriesMaho Bay Art Center HealthSt. John Eye Care 779-2020 InsuranceTheodore T unick & Company JewelryR&I PATTON goldsmithing LandscapingAlfredo’s Landscaping Coral Bay Garden Center PROPERTYKING Property ManagerCimmaron Property Management Seaview Vacation Homes, Inc. Real EstateAmerican Paradise Real Estate Cruz Bay Realty Debbie Hayes, GRI Holiday Homes of St. John Islandia Real Estate John McCann & Associates RE/MAX Island Paradise Realty RestaurantsConcordia Cafe, 693-5855 Fish Trap Restaurant and Seafood Market La Tapa Ronnie’s Pizza and Mo’ Skinny Legs Sun Dog Cafe RetailSugar Birds ServicesC4th Custom Embroidery St. John TradewindsBusiness Directory St. John Tradewinds — Call 776-6496 3 Sail Church Baha’i Community of St. John Bethany Moravian Church Calvary Baptist Church Christian Ministry Cinnamon Bay Beach Christian Science Society The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cruz Bay Baptist Church Emmaus Moravian Church Jehovah’s Witness Missionary Baptist Church Nazareth Lutheran Church Our Lady of Mount Carmel St. John Methodist Church Seventh Day Adventist St. John Pentecostal Church St. Ursula’s Episcopal Church Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Word of Faith Church St. John Church Schedule & Directory Subscription Form Ferry Schedules Leaves Leaves


mately 20 percent of the total construction Ferry Boats St. John School St. John Ambulance Boat St. John Recreation Center St. John Tradewinds, February 15-21, 2020 21 Providing professional rental management and marketing services for St. John’ s finest vacation villas and condominiums.For reservations For St. John or brochures business call1-800-338-0987 340-776-6152Vi e w o u r v i l la s a t w w w . c a r i b b e a n v i l l a . c o m Lumberyard Complex P .O. Box 458 St. John USVI 00831 C a r i b b e a nV i l l a s & R e s o r t sM A N A G E M E N T C O . EXCLUSIVE REAL ESTATE SERVICE IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDSOfce: 340 714 5808 Cell: 340 642 DH@DH. ISLA VISTAExceptional 5 bedrm, 4.5 bath Gated Villa atop Caneel Hill. Seller is Licensed Real Estate Broker.VILLALLUREImpressive 5 bedrm, 7 bath European Style Villa in Coral Bay Contact DEBBIE HAYES, GRI, Your Licensed U.S. Virgin Islands Real Estate Broker DebbieHayes-TW 12.21.09.indd 1 12/14/09 10:21:42 PM Almost $19 Million in DPW Capital Projects on St. John St. John Market and Parking Facility $2,200,000 Revitalization of Frank Powell John Head’s Road $2,200,000 Cruz Bay Roundabout St. John School $200,000 St. John Recreation Center $250,000 Tradewinds SubcriptionsCall 340-776-6494 We Accept VISA or MCContinued from Page 17


We ’ re Sold on St. John! .cruzba yrealty .com Gretchen Labrenz Margie Labrenz Susanne Kir kT amm y P olloc k CBR HOME LISTINGSLUMINARIA – Luxurious ridge-top villa with incredible views of North shore and down island. Large pool with waterfall, 3 bedroom/ bath suites, 4 car garage, gated entry, beautiful furnishings and landscaping, vacation rental history. $2,495,000. PERELANDRA – Excellent 2 bd/2 bath rental villa high above Cruz Bay. Stunning water views, privacy, lovely pool set in lush gardens. A good buy at $1,050,000. CHOCOLATE HOLE –Masonry 2 bd/2 bath home w/ carport/workshop, on an absolutely gorgeous 0.86 acre lot with panoramic views. End of the road privacy. $975,00. CALYPSO del SOL – Very successful rental villa w/ excellent views of Chocolate Hole Bay & St. James islands. Newer masonry home with 3 bdrms / 3 baths, large screened porch, A/C, beautiful pool & hot tub. $1,950,000. NAUTILUS – Dramatic WATERFRONT setting on Maria Bluff. 3 bd/2 bath masonry villa w/large wraparound veran da, spa, sunrise to sunset views, 1.25 acre, tile roof, circular drive. $1,495,000. SEASCAPE – Fantastic location on Bovovoap Pt! Spa cious 2 bd main house w/lap pool, plus a separate caretak er’s cottage. Panoramic sunset views, privacy. $1,495,000. AURORA – Luxurious 4 bd/4bath masonry villa on Contant Pt. Enjoy 180' views from Great Cruz Bay to St. Thomas, great privacy, pool, multiple outdoor areas, excellent vacation rental history. $1,995,000. VILLA ROMANCE – Brand new, lux 4 bd pool villa, features ex quisite design, craftsmanship, tile roof, coral ooring, columns, fountains & sunsets over Chocolate Hole Bay. $2,999,000. WATERFRONT WITH DOCK – Concrete 3 bd/2 bath home, on large, at 1 lot, with direct access the bay at your door step. Now only $1,250,000. CHEZ SHELL – Charming 3 bd / 3 bath, w/gorgeous sunset views, & prime Great Cruz Bay location. This beautifully dec orated, & maintained rental villa has marble oors, A/C, cus tom cabinetry, inviting spa & excellent oor plan. $1,295,000. TESSERACT – Popular 3 bdrm / 3 bath rental home w/ fantastic lap pool & panoramic views from Hart Bay to St. Thomas. Comfortable layout, large rooms, multiple decks, privacy & extensive landscaping. $1,200,000. STONE HOUSE – Unique native stone 3 bd/3 bath villa w/ covered rotunda, freeform pool, and spectacular Coral Bay views. $1,800,000. With adjacent parcel $2,100,000. PLUMB GUT – 1 bd/1 bath home w/adjacent 1X1 cottage. Lush setting on eastern side of Bordeaux. $574,000. BAYVIEW – Private villa bordering Natl. Park, minutes to Maho Beach. Traditional masonry design with 2 bldgs connected by pool, decks & patios. 280 views overlooking Francis Bay & North Shore + Coral Bay. $1,695,00. CAROLINA – Small, poured concrete, home with lovely covered wraparound deck. Flat ac. fenced lot. $349K. BOATMAN POINT – Masonry 4 bd. home on spectacular 1 ac. waterfront site with amazing views & outstanding neighborhood. $2,795,000. WINDSONG – Stately Boatman Pt. villa, w/separate cottage, situated on a 1ac parcel w/panoramic views. 6 bdrms ., 7 baths, huge pool, fully furnished. $3,495,000 BORDEAUX MT. – Family home w/3 bd./2 baths, large porch, water view, ac. lot w/large trees. $575,000. GOLDEN DRAGON – Beautiful stone villa w/exceptional craftsmanship. 4 bds./4 baths, innity pool, multi patios & decks, lush gardens, Pt. Rendezvous location. $2,195,000.CBR CONDO LISTINGSBETHANY CONDO – Spacious, free-standing 2 bd/2 bath unit w/ amazing views, new common pool. $495,000. GALLOWS POINT CONDO – Waterfront, 1/bd/1 bath condo in resort setting. Pool, restaurant, swimmable beach, hotel amenities. $695K. SELENE’S – Ideal in town location, w/parking, for living/ rental or business. Terric views. Reduced to $399K! SERENDIP CONDO – A great buy! Cute 1 bd unit w/dy namic views, pool & good rental history. $359,000.CBR LAND LISTINGSCANEEL HILL – Gorgeous panoramic views. Improved property w/driveway & foundation slabs in place for 4 bed room villa. Paved roads, underground utilities. $580K. DITLEFF POINT – Extraordinary sites on magnicent pen insula w/sandy beach, gated entry, beautiful landscaping, and incredible views. Prices start at $895,000. KLEIN BAY – Small upscale neighborhood, gorgeous views, commonly owned beach. $799K & $995K . WATERFRONT ON MONTE BAY – Spectacular 13.44 ac. site, ideal for private estate or subdivision. $3,400,000. CRUZ BAY TOWN – Walk to Frank Bay, R-4 zoning. $249K. CHOCOLATE HOLE – Water views, ac. $299K & $379K. GLUCKSBERG – Gentle grade, ac., lg. trees. $130 K. POINT RENDEZVOUS – Outstanding views. $375K & $415K. LEINSTER BAY – 2 lots on Johnny Horn Trail. $225K & $329K. ZOOTENVAAL – Hurricane Hole views, paved road. $400K. GREAT CRUZ BAY – 1.05 acre site w/fantastic harbor views & architectural plans. Walk to dingy landing. $895,000. FLANAGAN’S PASSAGE – 2 beautiful sites. $299K–$350K. ESTATE FISH BAY – Many parcels to choose from, start ing at $165K. Call US for a complete list. ESTATE CAROLINA/EMMAUS – Time to buy. Affordable lots, with water views, $95k and up.CBR BUSINESS LISTINGSFABRIC MILL – Very successful clothing business, estab lished in 1982, in Mongoose Junction. Price includes inven tory & equipment, owner will train: $150,000. CHRISTY ANN – New rental villa in upscale neighborhood. Masonry construction with low maintenance features. three bed room/two baths, large covered veranda, spa, 20’ vaulted ceiling in greatroom, ample room for ex pansion. $1,595,000. CONTRACTED CONTRACTED


HOMES ISLAND MANOR Hear the surf. 4 BRs, elegant furnishings,multilevel plan offers privacy. $1,499,000 CRUZ BAY Prime .75 acre, 3 BR, pool & panoramic views. Zoned R-4 for development. $2,950,000 MARBELLA Expansive St. Thomas sunset views, 3 bdrms w/ en suite baths. Open style, all on one level, Central A/C. $2,850,000 QUACCO Brand new 3 BR, 4 bath masonry home in Flanagan's Passage. Great views with many amenities. Sleeps 12. $1,999,000 CAROLINA Views to BVI. Well maintained 2-unit cottage, 1x1 plus studio, ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED! $585,000 CVISTA Magnificent open air 4 bdrm villa above tendezvous Bay. Stunning residence exudes comfort, class & elegance. $3,895,000 BAREFOOT New 2 bdrm, 1.5 bath guest cottage in quaint neighborhood. $599,000. GARDEN BY THE SEA B&B , West Indian gingerbread architecture & island furnishings. Owners apartment plus 3 income producing units. Room for expansion. $1,800,000 VIRGIN GRAND ESTATES Brand new villa nearing completion. 4 master suites, top shelf furnishings, granite counter tops & travertine floors. $3,450,000 FLANAGAN'S PASSAGE VILLA 3 BR, 3.5 BA villa, superior craftsmanship, Spanish tile roof, 180 views, pool & hot tub $2,850,000 INN LOVE Beautiful Great Cruz Bay with sunset views! 5 BD/5BA with pool & spa. Come see the impressive recent renovations $1,195,000. WATERFRONT RETREAT Privateer Bay. 3BR/3BA masonry beach house steps from the water. Paved roads & u/g utilities. $1,050,000 UPPER CAROLINA 3 BR/2BA. Expansive views. Master suite, living area & kitchen on upper level. Lower level: 2 BR, living area & kitchen. A/C. $675,000 BLUE HEAVEN 3 BR, 3 BA with hot tub overlooking Rendezvous Bay; Caribbean cute popular vacation rental $769,000 AMOROSA A brilliant Tuscan inspired villa in the midst of the National Park in Peter Bay. Sweeping views, deeded walking path to the beach, 4 bedrooms, 5 baths. $7,450,000 COTTAGE One of the least expensive homes on the market! Great starter home with room to expand. Adjacent parcel with 2 unit masonry home also available. $279,000 FUN & CONTENTMENT 180 views. Tiled pool deck, 2 large AC. suites & mahogany hardwoods Plans for 3 more bdrms. $1,235,000 PLUMERIA Sunsets! 3 BR/3BA masonry pool villa. Set privately in lush gardens, fenced yard, boarding greenspace. 2-car garage $1,499,000 SEAGRAPE Live in guest apartment & rent lower apt. Plans for 2BR/2BA main house with foundation, cistern & deck in place. $765,000 VILLA TESORI Luxurious custom home, uncompromising quality, exquisite finishings, sweeping views. 5 BR/5BA. $4,395,000 WATERFRONT! Chill in the oceanfront pool while gazing out upon excellent bay views. Lush tropical gardens. 3 BR/2BA. $1,295,000 L'ESPRIT DE LA VIE Glorious sea views in desirable Pt. Rendezvous. Smart and efficient design. 4BR/4BA, pool, spa. $2,950,000 YOUR OWN SECLUDED BEACH Just steps to Hart Bay, "Rendezview" features 4 BR/4BA with a lower 3BR beach house. $2,895,000 MULTI UNIT 2 unit (2x2+1x1) masonry home overlooking Carolina Valley. Ideal for starter home with 2nd unit for rental income. $679,000 RAINBOW PLANTATION A private, family estate house on 1.6 acres. Features one of the largest private pools on St. John (w/diving board, & wet bar). Mature landscaping. $1,650,000 ADURO Cute Caribbean cottage in a tranquil setting. Water views of Fish Bay. 3BR/2BA on .27 acres. $710,000 . CONDOS . HOMES . LAND . FRACTIONALS . COMMERCIALView all St. John MLS properties at our website at Voted “BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY ON ST. JOHN” 2008 AMANI Spectacular sunsets, 180 views, prestigious Maria Bluff, 3 bdrms w/baths located in the main building, plus private self contained guest cottage $2,295,000 WATERFRONT MARIA BLUFF Villa Belvedere Commanding views, year-round sunsets, pool, spa, deck, 3BR/3.5BA. $2,750,000 ONE OF THE BEST DEALS ON ST. JOHN! LA BELLA VITA is a spectacular villa in the Virgin Grand Estates, 4 a/c identical master suites & breathtaking views of STT. $2,250,000 CINNAMON DAY DREAMS! Located in Nat’l Pk boundaries of Catherineberg on 1 acre. 2BR/2.5BA & office. Immaculate! $2,395,000 ELLISON BIG PRICE REDUCTION New construction in the Virgin Grand. Generous floor plan w/3 levels of living space. 3 suites. $2,190,000 TOLL FREE:WWW.HOLIDAYHOMESVI.COM FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL ST. JOHN MLS PROPERTIES, DVD TOURS OF THE PROPERTIES, AND/OR A COPY OF OUR NEWSLETTER CALL OR E-MAIL US.“The Company that gives back to St. John” WATERFRONT “PRESIDIO DEL MAR” on Peter Bay Point, has private path to pristine beach. Spectacular new, gated estate on 1.63 acres with exceptional privacy, surrounded by 645’ shoreline and National Park waters. “ L’AUTRE MONDE” Breathtaking views! Privacy is paramountContemporary gated estate features open oor plan with extensive common areas, 2 pools, luxurious master suite, 6 additional bdrms. Private dock. (Great Cruz Bay). “ RIVENDELL” , a Peter Bay Villa of classic style. 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 baths, walk to the beach and great views make this a super package. “CASA DEL SOL” Elegant 4 bedroom villa in Rendezvous Bay offers privacy and includes amenities such as a spa, pool and home ofce. Spacious decks offer views from sunrise to sunset. “ GALLOWS POINT SEAVIEW” great location for development, walk to beach and town! Masonry 2x2 home on .58 ac. Combination of R-4 & W-1 zoning allows for condos or commercial uses. “POINCIANA” is an island classic home on 1.24 acres of prime waterfront overlooking Hart Bay. 3 bedroom popular rental with one of the best views of the south shore. $2,300,000 $32,000,000 DVD $6,800,000 DVD $5,750,000 $3,200,000 $3,995,000 DVD “WINDWARDSIDE” CALABASH BOOM offers 2 cottages with hot tubs in private setting. Panoramic views over harbor to BVIs. Charming brick courtyard, lush tropical landscaping, and outdoor showers. Excellent rentals. “COCONUTS” 3X3 GIFFT HILL VILLA impressive water views to St. Thomas, good breezes, Caribbean style with center courtyard & pool, large covered gazebo, lush landscaping and a at yard! “ LITTLE PLANTATION” IS A BEST BUY! 4 bedroom private rental homeawesome down island & Coral Bay views! Turn key! Originally $1,700,000 now priced to sell. “ FISH BAY” 4X2 INCREDIBLE VALUE! Huge panoramic views and a quiet, private, breezy location that borders Nature Conser vancy property make this home a must see! UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to own an ENTIRE YEAR at the Westin in a deluxe 2 bdrm townhouse unit. This turn-key investment opportunity has a proven rental history. $1,150,000 “ CONCH VILLAS” : Why pay rent? Opportunity to own a 2br, 1ba &/or a 1br, 1ba condo close to Cruz Bay! Purchase one for yourself and stop throwing money away on rent or purchase both for additional income. $225,000 & $240,000 $1,275,000 $995,000 DVD $899,000 $425,000 OFFERS ENCOURAGED OFFERS ENCOURAGED NEW LISTING PRICE REDUCED OWN A MONTH (OR MORE) in a 3 or 4 bedroom luxury home. Magnicent views and sunsets from 3 homes with all amenities, pools w/waterfalls and spas. Deeded 1 month ownerships from $69,000. WESTIN RESORT TIMESHARES: Own a week, a month, or more & enjoy all the resort amenities! Most unit sizes and weeks available. Priced from $5,000. “MILL VISTA – CAROLINA” Easy access & build on Centerline Rd. $ 125,000 “EMMAUS SEAGRAPE HILL” Great dual water views 0.387 ac. $ 169,000 “RENDEZVOUS & DITLEFF” Sunset views & gentle site .649 acre $ 274,900 “LEAST EXPENSIVE WATERFRONT”! Gentle slope, 4 min. walk to beach $ 298,000 “SUGAR APPLE WEST” Harbor views gentle ac. with Topo $ 299,000 “FREEMAN’S GROUND” DOWN ISLAND VIEWS .76 ac. Upper & lower access $ 425,000 “CALABASH BOOM” .4 ac. GREAT views, private. Topo map $ 475,000 “GREAT CRUZ BAY” Westin Resort beach access! .78 ac. $ 499,000 “BEAUTIFUL EAST END” Views to Coral Harbor, deeded access to waterfront $ 595,000 “AZURE BAY” IN CONTANT .5 ac. EXTRAORDINARY views, Owner nancing $ 650,000 “VIRGIN GRAND ESTATES” Gated sub-division, sunset views. Can build FRACTIONAL HOME! Paved roads. 3 from $335,000 “LOVANGO CAY” Waterfront & hillside properties; upscale amenities including barge docks, paved roads, undrgrd utilities beach & views. From $425,000 “CHOCOLATE HOLE” VIEW LOTS Sunrise to Sunset. 2 adjoining breezy lots. Hart Bay east and St. Thomas west views. From $425,000. “ESTATE CONCORDIA” hillside sites with stunning views ranging from the BVIs, down St. John’s eastern coast to Ram’s Head , St. Croix. From $550,000 “LIME TREE BAY BEACHFRONT” 2 Parcels (.79 ac.) with 435’ shoreline have their own secluded pocket beach plus direct access to white sand beach! Approximately 435’ shoreline with very gentle grade. GREAT swimming, snorkeling and boating. $875,000 “UPPER MONTE BAY ESTATES” 7 Spectacular private parcels above Rendezvous Bay; paved road, stone walls & underground utilities. From $999,000 “PETER BAY ESTATES” Exquisite home sites with breathtaking views over the North Shore, BVI & cays between. Prices from $1,850,000. EAST END LAND Parcels in Privateer Bay and on far East End. Coral Bay views and underground utilities. From $285,000“FISH BAY” 3 large parcels. Views, breezes and paved access. One includes cistern slab, well, active plans/permits. From $369,000 SELLER FINANCING WITH GREAT TERMS! “HAULOVER” BEACHFRONT 2.24 acre sub-dividable borders National Park! AMAZING VIEWS! $1,999,000 “SABA BAY” WATERFRONT & HILLSIDE Incredible BVI views! 12 acre sub-divideable waterfront lot for $9,999,000 plus 4 hillside lots available from $699,000 “DREEKETS BAY ESTATES” spectacular BVI views, excellent roads, underground utilities, stone walls, planters, common beach. Minutes from Coral Bay. 12 lots from $399,000 Ask about “MUST SELL BEST BUY” SITUATIONS Call or email today for info! HH-TW 2.15.2010.indd 1 2/11/10 12:29:58 PM


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