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St Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands, is a wonderful place to live with stunning tropical mountain scenery and perfect coastlines dotted with picturesque bays and sparkling white sandy beaches. St Thomas real estate and homes are available in many styles such as luxury villas and condos snuggled amongst the mountains offering residents fabulous views of the Caribbean including St John and the British Virgin Islands. Buyers arrive daily in search of St Thomas property for sale for the purpose of a permanent residence, vacation home or simply an investment. Let Stout Realty assist when making the choice of property on St Thomas for your home purchase.
Although the island of St Thomas is only thirty-two square miles in size, it is actually both the capital and center of commercial activity in the Caribbean, a role that it mixes perfectly with the spirit of island living. St Thomas's beautiful harbor, located at Charlotte Amalie, welcomes nearly a thousand cruise ships every year and has been a trade center for over three hundred years, so merchants know exactly how to cater to both residents on the island and tourists alike. The architecture of the island still gives an insight into the islands colonial days, but today offers an incredible variety of products and goods that are imported from around the world.
People choose a St Thomas property as home for several reasons:
St Thomas is a great place to be, not just because of the stunning weather, activities and wonderful real estate on offer, but also because of the easy access with its international airport, a plethora of supermarkets and wonderful entertainment unlike any you are likely to find anywhere else in the world. The options for dining here are so unbelievably diverse that you could find a different restaurant to try every night for a month and never repeat enjoying the same fantastic meal twice. If you are interested in museums, St Thomas has plenty to choose from along with art galleries that showcase the history and culture of the U.S Virgin Islands.
St Thomas Homes and Villas for Sale Information
Are you looking for your very own St Thomas Home to buy? Search our local listings database for access to great listings in St Thomas and the surrounding areas. No matter whether you want to buy or sell St Thomas real estate, feel free to browse through the properties or find a wide range of real estate resources that are available on this website.
What is the Weather on St Thomas like?
St Thomas is known as the “island of perpetual summer” with year round temperatures that range between 73 degrees Fahrenheit to around 89 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool Caribbean breeze from the ocean keeps the beaches cool all the time, however inland it can get just a little warmer without the breeze. The weather on St Thomas can be fairly diverse depending on where you are, the warm dry weather is found on the east and south of the island with the cooler weather in the north of the island. St Thomas does not have much rain, however when the occasional shower does come it is a welcome break from the hot Caribbean sun. Most rain occurs in the months of May, August, September, October and November. The tropical rain showers usually only last a few minutes but not even long enough to get off the beach!
Traveling to and around St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
If you fly to St Thomas, you will land at the Cyril E. King Airport west of Charlotte Amelie. There are nonstop flights from New York taking 3 ¾ hours and Miami taking 2 ½ hours. There is also the option of flying to San Juan, Puerto Rico from mainland cities and connecting to St Thomas which may cost slightly less than nonstop flights. If you are already in the Virgin islands, there are flights from St Croix which take around 20 minutes and also a boat service between Tortola and Charlotte Amalie taking around 45 minutes. You can also travel by boat to St Thomas from St John which is only 3 to 5 miles away and if you are visiting during “Carnival” there is a boat from Puerto Rico to St Thomas with a stop off at St John.
While you are in St Thomas you may want to get around the island to explore and enjoy everything this wonderful island has to offer, there are several options for this. St Thomas has many well known North American car-rental companies at the airport so you can book your car before you leave and simply pick it up to use for the duration of your stay. If you would prefer to leave the driving to somebody else while you are here, there are plenty of taxi's to choose from, take note that although the fares are controlled it is always best to negotiate a fare (usually per person) before you start your journey. Buses are a possibility and run every hour however they are not always reliable. Dollar Rides or Dollar taxi's are a popular way to get around, they are taxi drivers that run safari buses that are fitted out with bench seating along the regular bus routes, make sure that you ask if they are running dollar rides and also ask where they are headed before you make the decision to get in.
Choose a Reputable St Thomas Real Estate Agent
If you are searching for a St Thomas realtor, look no further, choose Coldwell Banker Stout Realty! As your St Thomas real estate company, Coldwell Banker Stout Realty can assist you with all of your home buying and selling needs. We will provide you with access to the local listings database and provide you with our experience and knowledge to make the home buying or selling process easier for you and your family. Contact Coldwell Banker Stout Realty today to get your home search started right away!