• bath Property Type : House
  • bath 3 Bedrooms
  • bath 2 Bathrooms
  • bath 6 Sleeps


The Longford Hideaway Greathouse is an historic Danish plantation home built in 1760 and completely renovated after Hurricane Hugo. A new kitchen was installed in 2013. The Greathouse sleeps 2-6 adults in three bedrooms. The Greathouse is accessed up a short flight of stairs (it is an historic building, unfortunately not wheelchair accessible).
Inside the Greathouse
Your every convenience has been carefully thought out at Longford Hideaway. You will find the Greathouse to be fully appointed; opening a kitchen cabinet finds complete pan and dish sets, a peek in the hall closet reveals a tidy organization of linens and basic cleanup tools.
The master bedroom is equipped with air conditioning, but we prefer the more restful ceiling fans or simply letting the trade winds lull you to sleep with the sound of the ocean in your room.
Many of the original artworks you’ll find decorating the Greathouse are made by family members and other local Crucian artists.
Outside space
We’ve surrounded the buildings at Longford with plantings, trees, orchids, covered deck areas, and patio furniture so you can maximize your enjoyment of the Caribbean weather. St. Croix is nearly always 85 degrees and sunny.
Eat in or out: inside at the dining table or kitchen counter, or have a barbeque on the gas grill and eat outside on the large wraparound Gallery (tiled, covered porch)!
Enjoy sunrises and moonrises over the gardens from the wraparound Gallery and Pool deck.

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A 50% deposit is required to hold your reservation. We require a minimum stay (charge) of 7 days.
Your deposit will be refunded if a LOW SEASON reservation is cancelled 30 days prior to booked arrival date, less a cancellation fee: Greathouse $150, .
Your deposit will be refunded if a HIGH SEASON reservation is cancelled 60 days prior to booked arrival date, less a cancellation fee: Greathouse $300, 

Amenities & Activities

  • - Bathtub
  • - Shower
  • - Hair Dryer
  • - Queen Bed
  • - King Bed
  • - Full Bed
Cooling Comfort
  • - Ceiling Fans
Dining Room
  • - Formal Dining Room
  • - Outdoor Dining Table and Chairs for Six
  • - DVD Player
  • - Stereo
  • - CD Player
  • - Piano
  • - Tuned Wm Knabe Baby Grand Piano
  • - Board Games
  • - No Pets Allowed
  • - No Smoking
  • - Linens Provided
Home Office
  • - Internet Access
  • - Wireless Internet Access
  • - Gas Stove
  • - Microwave
  • - Dishwasher
  • - Utensils
  • - Pots and Pans
  • - Blender
  • - Oven
  • - Coffee Maker
  • - Refrigerator
  • - Kitchen
  • - Toaster
  • - Washing Machine
Layout and Decor
  • - Antiques
  • - Hardwood Floors
  • - Spacious
  • - Vaulted Ceilings
Outside Living
  • - Balcony
  • - Deck
  • - Patio
  • - Patio Furniture
  • - Parking Available
Swimming Pool
  • - Private Outdoor Pool
  • - Car Recommended
Nearby Activities
  • - Bird Watching
  • - Fishing
  • - Horseback riding
  • - Live Entertainment
  • - Movie Theatre
  • - Sailing
  • - Sightseeing
  • - Snorkeling
  • - Swimming
  • - Walking Tours
  • - Wildlife Viewing
Nearby Attractions
  • - Oceanfront
  • - Beachfront
  • - Near Beach
  • - Safe Swimming Beach
  • - Near Golf
  • - Near Shopping
  • - Near Restaurants
  • - Near Casinos
  • - Near Boardwalk

Additional Rate Information


Occupancy                                             High Season                                           Low Season
Daily Rates Weekly Rates Daily Rates Weekly Rates
2(master bedroom) $275 $1750 $220 $1400
3 (2 bedrooms) $350 $2200 $280 $1760
4 (2 bedrooms) $400 $2550 $320 $2040
4 (3 bedrooms) $425 $2700 $340 $2160
5-6 (3 bedrooms) $475 $3000 $390 $2400
One-time housekeeping prep charges apply. Consider staying longer!
Greathouse: $150 for 1 bedroom, $250 for 2 bedrooms, $350 for 3 bedrooms.
Cottage: $100 for one or two guests (plus $10 per additional guest).
Air conditioning: $30 extra per week ($5/day) per unit.  (The Greathouse has one A/C unit, in the master bedroom; the cottage has two A/C units, one in the living area and one in the bedroom.)
Please note: Pricing on the A/C is for a 12 hour per day maximum. Unit(s) should be shut off when leaving or at night. Use of the A/C is an option, not a necessity. Both the Cottage and the Greathouse have sufficient shade, natural breezes, ventilation and fans to satisfy the average comfort requirement. Most guests do not use the A/C, and we personally do not use air conditioning in line with our mission statement.
Self-serve Laundry: $1.50 per load. Line dry in the Caribbean sunshine! Unless extenuating circumstances emerge, guests will be provided with a single set of linens for the duration of their stay.
A 12.5% USVI Room Tax will be added to your final bill.

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About the Owner

Owner Info
Valeria M Gasperi
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Thank you for visiting our website about our vacation rental cottage. We have tried to answer your every question in these pages, and hope you have gotten a taste for what your visit will be like!

Guest Reviews

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Wonderful Home!
George & Kim

Thank you so much for opening your little piece of heaven for us to share. Luca was a wonderful host. We truly enjoyed the peaceful solitude and loved all of the animals. If you should ever find yourself in Texas please let us know so that we may have an opportunity to return your hospitality.

Stayed Date : Aug 08, 2018
Submitted Date : Oct 22, 2018
Elaine & Alisha

Alisha & I certainly have enjoyed our stay. It went by too fast, that’s our only complaint. We needed a break from work, school and the many hassles we face at home. We found that in this quiet, quaint spot of the island. Thank you for opening your hearts and home to us. We will come again, perhaps next year. Til then – God Bless and take care

Stayed Date : Jul 06, 2018
Submitted Date : Oct 22, 2018
Beautiful property
AnnMarie and Bill

It seems like yesterday we were last here. That’s how it is with good friends. We had a wonderful time revisiting our favorite beaches – Grapetree, and Great Pond Bay. We had so much rest and relaxation, we will be in shock when we get back home. When we come back again we hope to be here for the “Jump Up” festival. We will be back!

Stayed Date : Jul 20, 2018
Submitted Date : Oct 22, 2018
Great location
Richard & Ava

We so enjoyed our two week vacation at your lovely cottage and we look forward to telling our friends about this bit of paradise. We are certain to be here again!

Stayed Date : Jun 21, 2018
Submitted Date : Oct 22, 2018
Lauren & Doug

We have been so happy to call the Longford Hideaway home for the past two weeks! It is wonderful to stay in such a warm and real environment full of the real island – I don’t think we would have been nearly as happy in a hotel! We have eaten, slept and swam our way to happiness… We will always remember our first anniversary!

Stayed Date : May 11, 2018
Submitted Date : Oct 22, 2018
The stay was amazing
Carrie and Kenny

The stay was amazing – from your incredible hospitality to the beautiful island as a whole. The beaches were beautiful – two of which were soooo close and became ‘ours’ while we were using them!! …it was such a needed vacation with all the tranquility we needed just here at the cottage and pool – everything else was a bonus! You can bank on us sending others to visit your hidden treasure! Thanks.

Stayed Date : May 25, 2018
Submitted Date : Oct 22, 2018

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