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Cactus Flower Cottage - a Charming Quiet Retreat with Ocean View

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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Cactus Flower Cottage is a charming 1-bedroom cottage nestled in Fish Bay, one of St. John's quietest neighborhood. Built amoungst 200 year old ruins still visable on property. Enjoy fresh papaya, coconut and other fruit from trees throughout the gardens when in season. A 10-minute ride from Cruz Bay on paved roads. The cottage includes a full kitchen, covered deck, outside private native stone shower, established landscaping, air-conditioning in the bedroom, cable TV, high-speed internet, solar hot water, water view of Fish Bay and the Caribbean Sea. Guests at the cottage have full use of the pool, which is adjacent to the main house. North Shore Beach access is a 5-10 minute drive. South Shore Beaches, historic ruin sites and National Park Trails are walking distance. A car is not necessary as taxis come to the house, however, a car is advisable. Rentals include Greet in town and escort to Cottage.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Air Conditioned Bedroom

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Walking distance to some south shore beaches....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Cottage overlooks the south shoreline and St. Croix...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Cottage overlooks the Caribbean Sea ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 26 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Aug 1 - Nov 15, 2016
4 night min stay
$150
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$240

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 09/25/2016
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
St. Thomas, VI
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cruz Bay
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cruz Bay
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cruz Bay
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Reef Bay-east, Ditleff-west, and Fish Bay-south

Car: Recommended

Ask about Jeep Rental and Boat/Charter Day Trips.

Hiking trails walking distance from Cottage!

 

Manager info

About: I am licensed contractor on St. John and specialize in woodworking. Windsurfing and sailing are my primary hobbies. I have two daughters who attend school stateside. I have lived on St. John since 1974 when I moved here with my parents. Two siblings and my parents still live on St. John.

Why Fish Bay, Cruz Bay, St. John, USVI:
I found a unique piece of property with historical ruins and pictured building my home. I first designed and built Cactus Flower to live in. The cottage has all custom woodworking throughout. I now live in the main house that I designed and built encompassing the ruins on another piece of the property.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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Photos

  • Deck

    Deck

  • Living and Dinging Area from Entry

    Living and Dinging Area from Entry

  • Dinging and Living Area

    Dinging and Living Area

  • Kitchen and fully stocked Kitchenwear

    Kitchen and fully stocked Kitchenwear

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Shower

    Shower

  • Decking Sunbathing

    Decking Sunbathing

  • Pool Deck

    Pool Deck

  • peeking Ghecko

    peeking Ghecko

  • Butterfly on Cactus Flower and a beautiful, sunny day

    Butterfly on Cactus Flower and a beautiful, sunny day

  • Arriving in Cruz Bay by ferry

    Arriving in Cruz Bay by ferry

  • Pick your own papaya

    Pick your own papaya

  • Cactus Flower Cottage Entry

    Cactus Flower Cottage Entry

  • Living and Dining Area toward Deck Doors

    Living and Dining Area toward Deck Doors

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Bathroom and Shower Entry Doorway

    Bathroom and Shower Entry Doorway

  • Outdoor Dining

    Outdoor Dining

  • Outdoor Seating and Grill Area

    Outdoor Seating and Grill Area

  • Pool Deck

    Pool Deck

  • Entry

    Entry

  • Beautiful beach.  Sunny day. Good book. Love city!

    Beautiful beach. Sunny day. Good book. Love city!

  • Jasmine blooming!

    Jasmine blooming!

  • Coral mon

    Coral mon

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/25/2016

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