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'Papaya Cottage' Very Private Cottage In The Woods-close to Beach And Diving.

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

1 bedroom, 1 bath with air conditioning. New kitchen and bath. Free WIFI and Roku movie streaming. Washer and dryer on property with private pool and very lush vegetation. This cottage is nestled in the property and is very private. There is an outdoor shower and a front deck that has a gas grill. Go to bed at night with the sounds of the crickets, frogs and birds. There is an ice machine for all to use. Beach chairs and cooler are provided.

Win Welsh
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2018

About Win Welsh

I have been on the island since 1975. I owned a landscaping company and love this island. I was raised in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

Win Welsh purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Win Welsh chose Estate Little Fountain

It is my own paradise.

What makes this cottage unique

This is the most private,lush and beautiful place on the island. It is landscaped beautifully and has the feel of the rain forest. I have many hiking trails on the property. You do not even need to get in the car to go hiking through the woods and along the mountain roads.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Estate Little Fountain, Virgin Islands

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , outdoor shower
  • private outside shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • king size bed, dresser,desk
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
For guest that would like to have visitors, there is and additional bedroom and bathroom on the property that is 50.00 per night. Sleeps 2, with refrigerator,microwave,grill, coffee maker and outdoor kitchen.


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'Papaya Cottage' Very Private Cottage In The Woods-close to Beach And Diving.
average rating of 4.9375 based on 48 reviews

Fantastic Experience

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the papaya was great. The cottage was cool, well supplied, and location was secluded. Win and the on-site canines made it feel like home!

  • Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manchester, New Hampshire

Tropical Paradise...We will return!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to STX and first stay with Winn. 29 Little Fountain was easy to find(directions provided from Winn) and located in what we can only describe as a beautiful, tropical paradise on a mountain-side. Within moments of arrival, we were greeted by Winn, with a smile and a helping hand. Winn proceeded to give us(myself, the boss and a 15 yr old unenthusiastic son) the grand tour of the Papaya Cottage and the properties amenities(Mushroom House,trails and of course Reminisce-the pool house). Try the pool-side Leatherback beer!. Papaya Cottage is a cute Cottage that is supplied with all your needs(a blender was the only thing missing). We stayed on property from 4/22/18 to 4/26/18 and we can not wait to return. For the adventure lovers, Winn supplies beach equipment(chairs,umbrellas,ice coolers and snorkeling gear) as well mountain bikes. 29 Little Fountain is strongly recommended to all. Thanks again Winn.....the Jacksons of NH.

  • Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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I loved it !!! Unbelievable experience

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing , Win and her family were the best host ever , I definitely will be returning , and staying there again , it’s the perfect setting for a quite get away or family trip , best place I have ever stayed at ! I can’t wait to return .

  • Submitted: 15-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Words are not enough

  • 5 of 5

B/F and I stayed at Win's place for four nights in January for our pre-move visit to St. Croix. It was amazing how mother nature is rebuilding and it's still gorgeous. Win has a beautiful property with every amentity and some! We immediately fell in love with our cottage. All you need is a few groceries and your bathing suit. We can't wait to return and will stay again and again. Thank you Win!

  • Submitted: 18-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location!!

  • Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best experience ever!

  • 5 of 5

I visited St. Croix in the aftermath of Irmaria. Win's place was spared much damage beyond the beautiful plants being hurt. Generators ran from five a.m. to ten a.m. and anywhere from three to five p.m. to ten p.m. Had Internet and Netflix when power was on and was able to do the work I do during those times. The cottage had every amenity I could ask for. Bed and pillows were dreamy. The coqui frogs singing at night was heaven sent!

Her place is absolutely stunning. The cottage was way more than I needed, and I got some serious time to relax.

As a person visiting with a wish to return to the VI, Win and her friends were an incredibly valuable asset. There is a wonderful sense of community staying at her place. I can't imagine staying anywhere else!

Thank you, Win! And thank you, friend Milo, for the tour!

I'll be back!

  • Submitted: 19-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Henry Rolson
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Eat at Cane Bay
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Carambola Golf
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
eat at Cane Bay
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Cane bay
Car: necessary

Located on a 11 acre private estate that is in a very tropical relaxing setting. There is a private pool and laundry available. Located minutes from the best diving center on the island. Go to bed and wake up to the sounds of the rain forest.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Estate Little Fountain, Virgin Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

extra bedroom and bath available for people who want to bring extra guests. 40.00 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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