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If you could live anywhere in USVI.....

shangirl
December 15, 2015 11:32PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 136

For those that have been living in USVI, if you could live anywhere on the three main islands, where would you live? Is your current area your favorite residence? Why would you choose that area (whatever your number 1 choice is)

I know it makes sense to think you would be living in your number one choice of area, but here in Florida, I am living in an area that is not my first choice for a number of logistical reasons. I'm just wanting to hear your reasons why you would choose to live in whatever you deem to be your number one choice area to live in USVI.

Re: If you could live anywhere in USVI.....

stjohnjulie
December 16, 2015 04:51AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 709

I'm on the island I want to be on. It's small, not a lot of people, not a lot of traffic, not a lot of corporate or franchise anything. I might want to be in a different spot on St. John. I don't have a view of the ocean, and that would be nice. So I guess if I were to change anything, I'd have a spot overlooking Rendezvous Bay which would give me great sunrises and really pretty lighting of the water in the afternoons.

Re: If you could live anywhere in USVI.....

OldTart
December 16, 2015 05:53AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 6,524

I'n exactly where I want to be on St Thomas and it's an impossible question to answer. If I'd settled on St Croix, St John or Water Island I've mo doubt I would have adapted equally well but I'm sure my life would have been very different and gone in a totally different direction.

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DanielB_STX
December 16, 2015 03:12PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 309

I agree with Old Tart and as you can tell I'm on STX...I've adjusted from Manhattan and Texas as well.....Austin is special.

Re: If you could live anywhere in USVI.....

shangirl
December 16, 2015 03:26PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 136

Thanks guys. Good answers. I love Austin as well! Although I've never lived there.

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stxsailor
December 16, 2015 04:55PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 462

i love my east end of St. Croix, open spaces, close to the marina and bars/restaurants. wouldn't go anywhere else.

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AandA2VI
December 16, 2015 06:29PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 2,173

I'd choose to be back in STT Northside - just above the cloud line - with views of Magen's and BVIs. Thats where I lived and miss it EVERY day.

In STX now and live west by rainforest - its my favorite area here.

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STXBob
December 16, 2015 06:46PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 2,131

I would (and do) live on STX. I'm on the East End which is nice, but I also liked North Shore when I was there.

Re: If you could live anywhere in USVI.....

wanderer
December 16, 2015 11:30PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 596

Little St. James would be interesting.

Re: If you could live anywhere in USVI.....

OldTart
December 17, 2015 05:59AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 6,524

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wanderer
Little St. James would be interesting.

Only if you could afford to purchase it as it's privately owned.

Re: If you could live anywhere in USVI.....

SkysTheLimit
December 17, 2015 09:59AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 1,856

Where I live now. North Shore STX in the hills.
Cool breezes, great views, awesome neighbors, secluded but not too secluded. Several bars and restaurants down the street, plenty of rain and singing frogs.........

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