Private Island with Limitless Potential

Thatch Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands

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  • 230

    acres +/-
  • New Development Opportunity
  • |
  • 360° Ocean Views
  • |
  • Untouched Landscape
  • |
  • 500' Elevation
  • |
  • 0.5 Miles to St. Thomas Amenities
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Possibilities are endless on the majestic island of Thatch Cay. Envision a single compound, individual luxury residential estates, or a thriving tourism and hospitality business. As a completely blank canvas, the island offers unlimited configurations with unmatched privacy and seclusion, yet easily accessible.

Discover one of the last privately owned islands in the eastern Caribbean, a place full of rugged unspoiled landscapes, abundant flora and fauna, turquoise waters, and unlimited possibilities to build your vision from the ground up.

  • New Development Opportunity
  • |
  • 360° Ocean Views
  • |
  • Untouched Landscape
  • |
  • 500' Elevation
  • |
  • 0.5 Miles to St. Thomas Amenities

The U.S. Virgin Islands Best Kept Secret

Nestled off the north-eastern coast of St. Thomas; surrounded by the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, Thatch Cay represents a unique opportunity for ownership in a true subtropical haven.

The Last of Its Kind

One of the last privately owned islands in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Thatch Cay is comprised of 230 acres+/- of completely undeveloped land, a 5 mile+/- coastline, and panoramic ocean vistas in every direction. With significant subdivision capabilities, Thatch Cay is the ideal place to explore its nearly limitless potential for development.

Getting Here


The neighboring island of St. Thomas enjoys a modern international airport with direct flights from
Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, and Miami. Enjoy a 30-minute scenic drive from the airport to the
marina, followed by a 5-minute speedboat ride to the shores of Thatch Cay.

Island Hopping


Thatch Cay is in the heart of the U.S. Virgin Islands archipelago, east of Puerto Rico in the Lesser Antilles.
This serene, untouched island lies just 0.5 miles+/- off the north-eastern coastline of St. Thomas and
a short boat ride to St. John, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and Necker Island.

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  • 230 Acres+/-
  • Private Island
  • New Development Opportunity
  • Panoramic Views
  • Residential Zoning (R1) Allows for:
    – Minimum Lot Size of 0.25 acre+/-
    – Single & Two Family Dwellings
    – Maximum Building Height of 2 Stories
  • 3 Single & Separate Parcels:
    – Western: 57 Acres+/- | 170’ Elevation
    – Central: 57 Acres+/- | 300’ Elevation
    – Eastern: 115 Acres+/- | 500’ Elevation | Designated for Dock
    – This Current Division Allows for the Construction of up to Six Dwellings (One House and One Guest House Per-Parcel).
  • The Island is also Ideally Suited for a very High-End, Low-Density Residential Development, Creating a Unique Offering of Estate-Sized Lots with Panoramic Views and Unlimited Privacy.
  • Resting Just One Half Mile Off the Coastline of St. Thomas, Thatch Cay is just 5 Minutes by from Full Marina Facilities.
  • Thatch Cay is within Easy Boating Distance of St. John, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda, Sir Richard Branson’s World-Famous Private Retreat, Necker Island, is situated just off the Coast of Virgin Gorda.

  • St. Thomas isServed by a Modern International Airport with Private Jetport.
  • Airlines Serving St. Thomas include American, Continental, Delta, United, and U.S. Airways, with Direct Flights From Atlanta (3 ½ Hrs), Boston (4 Hrs), Chicago (6 Hrs), New York (4 Hrs), And Miami (2 ½ Hrs).
  • From the Airport, it is less than a 30-Minute Scenic Drive to the Marina, And then a Five-Minute Boat Ride to Thatch Cay.
  • The Island could also be Accessed by Helicopter from St. Thomas or Puerto Rico.

  • Thatch Cay Provides the Security and Stability of being a U.S. Territory. In addition, Qualified Businesses Located in the Virgin Islands may Apply for Tax benefits Through the EDC Program, Including a Substantial Reduction in or Exemption from Business and Personal Taxes.
  • Dock: A protected cove on the south shore near the beach provides an ideal location for a dock, with level land perfect for a shaded gazebo, dock house, and other facilities. Water depth will accommodate boats of up to 50-60 feet.
  • Power: There are several options for providing power to the island, including an underground power line from St. Thomas, diesel generators, and/or environmentally sensitive solar or wind power options.
  • Communication: A satellite system would support communication needs on the island, including cable television, internet access and a telephone system.
  • Potable Water: In addition to collection and treatment of freshwater rainfall, a centralized reverse-osmosis desalination system would provide for on-island water production and treatment, with distribution via water truck or underground water lines.
  • Waste - Individual septic systems (such as environmentally sensitive “constructed wetland” systems using plants as filters) would provide for sewage treatment and individual irrigation needs.
  • Roadways/Transportation: To minimize environmental and aesthetic impacts, roadways would be carefully designed and made of 8 to 10 feet wide paved concrete to support on-island transportation via all-terrain golf-cart type vehicles (battery or electric powered).

All information regarding property for sale or rental is from sources deemed reliable, but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, prior sale, lease or withdrawn from the market without notice. No warranty or representation is made as to the accuracy of the furnished information. All dimensions are approximate. Architectural renderings may be shown and photographs may be in enhanced. For exact dimensions, please consult your own architect and/or engineer.


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