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Cinnamon Stones

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Cinnamon Stones St John VI

Cinnamon Stones sits high on the hillside of Estate Catherineberg, a small prestigious community of luxury villas, surrounded by the Virgin Islands National Park. Overlooking Cinnamon Bay, Peter Bay, Francis Bay and Johnson’s Reef, you can see from Hans Lollick and Lovango in the west, north to Jost Van Dyke and east to Tortola. It is a big, breathtaking view.

Cinnamon Stones Pool

From the upper-level deck, you look down on the 40 X 8 heated lap pool and hot tub. On the lower deck, there are two roomy umbrellas that can be moved to shelter you from the sun as you lounge on the steps in the water and enjoy the view.

Lounge by the Pool

Pool, Deck and View

The house is on one acre of beautifully landscaped land. The steep hillside is covered with old stones and a very special thirty-foot high rock outcrop. The stone colors are an inspiration for the interior of the house.

The house was designed by St. John architect and artist Carolyn Caldwell and constructed in 1999 by her husband, Ken Betts. It takes advantage of all the best features of Caribbean homes: thick concrete walls, an abundance of louvered doors on all sides, ceiling fans and cool stone floors. Skill and craftsmanship are evident throughout this very special house.

Entry to the house is from the hillside garden on the second level. As you pass under the pergola, the house opens to the magnificent view.

Cinnamon Stones Entry

Cinnamon Stones View

The Great Room is painted a cool gray lavender, the color of the British Virgin Islands and the sea at dawn and dusk, which you see through six louvered mahogany French doors. All the mahogany doors and windows were handcrafted on St. John. The floor is imported Italian limestone. There is a vaulted kingpost ceiling over the sitting area which has two very comfy sofas, perfect for watching a movie. Or you may prefer choosing something to read from a collection of over 200 books of contemporary fiction – many award winners and best sellers of the past ten years. Original paintings by well known St. John artists hang throughout the house. Off the Great Room is a small office with desk, fax machine, wireless DSL and more books. A guest bath is an adjacent.

Living Room at Cinnamon Stones

Dining at Cinnamon StonesThe interior dining area has a large antique teak table which can easily seat eight. The table settings include dinnerware by Villeroy and Bock, stainless flatware by Gorham. There is an abundance of serving pieces, platters, bowls, and trays. A wine rack is built into the adjacent counter.

The kitchen is designed for serious cooking with a Decor gas stove, Sub Zero refrigerator, and a very quiet Bosch dishwasher. The white custom made cupboards with red hand glazed tile counter tops are filled with all the important and not so important kitchen equipment from Williams-Sonoma. Off the kitchen is a pantry for storage of large pots, pans, and picnic equipment.

Deck with outdoor dining

Enjoy the breathtaking view while dining inside or out. Every door in the Great Room opens to the gracious verandah and the glorious blue sea. The comfortable teak furniture on the verandah includes rockers, big armchairs, a love seat and a dining table for enjoying the indescribable view.

Enjoy the view

You can sit at the end of the long verandah, in the swinging rope chair facing the rock shelter, the faint remains of stone terraced farming, the Tyer palm grove, the bay rum tree and beautiful Cinnamon Beach below.

Master Suite at Cinnamon Stones on St John Virgin Island

From the kitchen door, it is a short walk to the Master Bedroom suite across the pergola covered terrace with its fragrant night blooming jasmine. The pale grey walls, white woodwork and mahogany floors and doors create a beautiful space for the St. Croix four-poster mahogany bed. The screened porch has a rocker and an armchair. The bathroom has a large screened outdoor shower with a magnificent ocean view. There is a large walk-in closet for all your island attire.

Lounge by the Pool
All the decks are made of Trex, which has no splinters and is soft on bare feet. It is roomy around the pool with six lounge chairs along with additional tables and chairs. There is a laundry room off the pool deck with a washer, dryer and small refrigerator for cold drinks. There is also an adjacent full bathroom which opens onto the deck.

The Rock Bedroom

On the lower level are two large bedrooms each with a unique bathroom and walk-in closet. The Rock Bedroom has a king size bed which is a copy of a plantation bed. In the mahogany armoire is a large TV with VCR. The pale peach walls glow as light filters through the mahogany louvered doors. All doors have full sliding screens so that the louvered doors may be left open if desired.

Pool Suite at Cinnamon Stones
The Pool Suite has a king size four poster mahogany bed. The room is painted soft green to reflect the tropical woods which surround the house. There is a big comfortable wicker chair with footstool perfect for watching a movie or TV in the large red Chinese armoire. The bathroom is wonderful with a large shower with mahogany louvered doors which open to the hillside garden.

Covered DeckThe beautiful lower verandah has more comfortable rockers and armchairs with a hammock for afternoon naps. A circular second stairway leads to the Great Room from the end of the verandah.

Floor Plan for Cinnamon Stones

Weekly Rates

Winter 2021
January 3, – April 16, 2021
1-6 Guests = $8,295 Three Suites
7-8 Guests = $9500 All Suites

Summer 2021
April 17 – December 14, 2021
1-2 Guests = $5,300 Master Suite
3-4 Guests = $5,900 Master Suite & Guest Suite
5-6 Guests = $6,500 Master Suite & 2 Guest Suites
7-8 Guests = $7100 All Suites
9th Guest = $400 for the week

We now have (3) twin beds available adjacent to the Rock Suite
for families with children which can be used instead of the Pool Suite.

Holiday Rates 2021>2022
 Please email for Holiday rates and dates

Maximum occupancy is 8 Adults & 1 Child 1 – 12 years

EMAIL for availability

Hotel Tax 12.5%
All rates are subject to change

Weekly rates are based on double occupancy, un-rented bedrooms will remain locked & unoccupied during your stay

Please call or email about our children’s policy. We now have twin beds available adjacent to the Rock Suite for families with children.

Check in time is 3:00pm – Check out time is 10:00am

This is a non smoking villa, however smoking is permitted outside in the exterior deck areas

Deposit Information: A deposit of 50% of the total rent is required to confirm your reservation. The balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. The deposit is refunded if re-rented, less 20% administrative costs. Not included in the rental rates is a Virgin Islands Hotel Tax of 12.5% and a $1000 refundable security deposit.

Please make checks payable to Island Getaways Escrow


Gourmet Kitchen
Formal Dining and Living Room areas
Three Master Suites all with King Beds
Four and one half baths
Color TV’s with Cable, VCR, DVD, Stereo with CD and Tape Player
Fax Machine, Wireless DSL
Linens & Bath Towels, Iron/Ironing board
Hairdryers in each bathroom
Heated Lap Pool 40′ X 8′, Deluxe Jacuzzi
Washer & Dryer
Weber Gas Barbecue Grill
Beach Chairs, Towels, Coolers & Bag
3 Safes for your valuables
Welcome snack basket upon arrival


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