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2 BR 2BA Houseboat Docked at Private Tropical Island with 17-Ft Motorboat + Kayak

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Last updated: 07/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT THIS VACATION RENTAL?
This vacation rental puts you on your own tropical island in a quiet cove of protected mangroves in the Gulf of Mexico. You stay on a 2 bedroom houseboat that is docked on the island. You have your own 17 foot center console 2012 Triumph with 2014 50 HP 4 cycle engine boat for the entire week!

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN STAY AT QUIET COVE KEY?
Our rental license allows up to 8 people to stay on the boat. There is a queen bed in the master bedroom and a two doubles in the second. We also have a sofa sleeper in the living room.

HOW DO WE GET TO AND FROM THE ISLAND?
We provide you a boat to get to and from the island, which is only a couple minutes from shore. You can also use the boat to go fishing, go out to eat, or sightseeing during day light hours on the gulf side. You park your car on our easement (a driveway on shore) with your boat dock only feet from your car.

IS THERE ELECTRICITY AND RUNNING WATER ON THE ISLAND?
This is a rustic private tropical island. Your power comes from a generator and your water from tanks on the houseboat. The refrigerator is powered by solar panels. Besides the bathroom facilities on the houseboat, there is a composting toilet on the island, which is similar to an outhouse.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RENTING QUIET COVE KEY?
Quiet Cove Key rents from 3:00 pm Saturday to 9am Saturday. The boat is for use during day light hours only. The island has WIFI, and the boat now has cable TV!

WHAT IS ALL INCLUDED WITH THIS RENTAL?
On-shore: Designated parking spot with boat dock
Houseboat: 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, linens, towels and paper products provided. Kitchen and refrigerator are apartment sized.
Island: Covered shelters, gas grill, hammocks, kayaks, fire pit, boat dock

WHAT SURPRISES MIGHT WE HAVE?
The crystal clear waters around the island are visited by a variety of wildlife including dolphins, manatees, sting ray, lobster, crab, octopus, barracuda, parrot and angel fish, to name a few. Some of which are residents of the underside of the island. Snorkeling would be the best way to visit them. We also have the above water visitors and residents which would include roosting pelicans, great herons as well as some very friendly, vegetarian Iguana’s.

DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS RARE VACATION OPPORTUNITY!
CALL 262.650.0246 or 262 352-4467 NOW or email at rentmy@gmail.com !!!

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Property Type

  • House Boat

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 24 to rent....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Your children won't stop talking to their friends about how they had their own private island for a week!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Non-smoking inside the houseboat. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $75 pet cleaning fee for entire week....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Great Views, Bathroom with shower...moreless

  • 2nd Bedroom: 2 double

    Bathroom with small tub and sprayer...moreless

  • 1 Sleeper sofa. Adventurers can sleep under the stars in a hammock or bring a tent. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Island Bathroom: toilet

    Composting Toilet...moreless

  • 2nd Bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Total of 2 bathrooms on the houseboat and 1 composting toilet on the island....moreless

Other Amenities

  • You are in the family friendly town of Marathon, known as the heart of the Keys so if you ever tire of your own personal paradise, there is plenty more to do such as charter fish on the ocean, hike in Curry Hammock State Park, learn at the Dolphin Research Center, sun-bath at Sombrero Beach, recline at Sunset Park, or help at the Turtle Hospital. You can golf or play tennis at the Key Colony Beach Resort and don’t forget about diving, health spas, sailing, parasailing, jet-ski rentals and the list goes on. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Who needs games when you can fish, swim, snorkel, kayak, grill out, bon fire, suntan or read a book and relax on your own island!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    You are surrounded by Gulf Views...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Quiet Cove Key is in the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront:

    The island is surrounded by water (hence the word Island). ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Rare, but if needed, space heaters are available...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Private off street parking...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils

Outside

  • Boat:

    17 foot center console boat included for the week....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    3 Kayaks are included with this rental. Enjoy kayaking the tropical tranquil waters ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The island is beautifully landscaped...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mini Lobster 2015
Jul 25 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,250
Lobster Open 2015 wk 1
Aug 1 - Aug 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,995
Lobster Open 2015 wk 2
Aug 8 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,750
Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,295
Pre-Christmas Week
Dec 12 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,295

Changeover Day: Saturday

Christmas 2015
Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,500
New Years 2015
Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,000
January/February 2016
Jan 2 - Feb 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,995

Changeover Day: Saturday

Spring Break 2016
Feb 27 - Mar 18, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,495

Changeover Day: Saturday

Easter 2016
Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,495

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early Summer 2016
Apr 2 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,995

Changeover Day: Saturday

4th of July 2016
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,495

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer 2016
Jul 9 - Jul 22, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,995

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mini-Lobster 2016
Jul 23 - Jul 29, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,450

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer 2016
Jul 30 - Aug 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,995

Changeover Day: Saturday

Lobster Open Season 2016
Aug 6 - Aug 19, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,250

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall 2016
Aug 20 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,995

Changeover Day: Saturday

Pre-Christmas 2016
Dec 17 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,295

Changeover Day: Saturday

Christmas 2016
Dec 24 - Dec 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,795

Changeover Day: Saturday

New Years 2016
Dec 31 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,995 $10,995

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Notes:

Rent My LCC is licensed by the city of Marathon to do vacation rentals. We follow all city and state regulations. The PLR numbers (Property License and Registration Numbers) for all of our properties are listed below: Pretty Joe Rock- PLR2010-00128, 6th Avenue/Dolphin Jump Key- PLR2010-00397, Sandy Shore Place- PLR2012-00387, Gulf View Place- PLR2012-00386, Ocean View Villa- PLR2012-00385.


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Last updated: 07/28/2015
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Location

0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Marathon
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sombero

Car: Recommended

You are in the family friendly town of Marathon, known as the heart of the Florida Keys. There are plenty of activities such as chartering a fishing boat, hiking in Curry Hammock State Park, visiting the Dolphin Research Center, sunbathing at Sombrero Beach, or relaxing at Sunset Park. You can also play golf and tennis at Key Colony Beach Resort as well as visiting them many coral reefs, sailing, parasailing, or renting a jet ski. If this island shows reserved on the calendar, call us anyway as we have other island options.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We fell in love with the Florida Keys back in the 1980's when we took our first trip there. We toured the Keys from the water in a catamaran. We bought our first place there shortly after. We love owning all these properties in the Keys because it gives us a reason to come down from Wisconsin a couple times a year. We are looking to retire to the Keys someday.

Why the Owner Chose Marathon:
The beauty of this island and it's surroundings was to irresistible to turn down.

The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
This island is so beautiful and tucked away in this amazing cove surrounded by mangroves. It was the perfect place to put our houseboat. If you like camping or RV'ing, this place will blow your mind.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Quiet Cove Key

    Quiet Cove Key

  • Houseboat docked at island

    Houseboat docked at island

  • Houseboat docked at island

    Houseboat docked at island

  • On the Island!!!

    On the Island!!!

  • Enjoying the Hammock!

    Enjoying the Hammock!

  • Hanging out just catching some rays!

    Hanging out just catching some rays!

  • What's for dinner?

    What's for dinner?

  • Look back at shore. No one there but mangroves and wildlife!

    Look back at shore. No one there but mangroves and wildlife!

  • Deep Water Dock

    Deep Water Dock

  • Second Bedroom with 2 Double Beds

    Second Bedroom with 2 Double Beds

  • Imagine

    Imagine

  • WIFI on the island.

    WIFI on the island.

  • The island where your houseboat will be docked.

    The island where your houseboat will be docked.

  • Your 17 foot center console Triumph boat with 50HP Yamaha engine.

    Your 17 foot center console Triumph boat with 50HP Yamaha engine.

  • On the Island!!!

    On the Island!!!

  • On the Island!!!

    On the Island!!!

  • Welcoming friends!

    Welcoming friends!

  • Snorkeling around the island

    Snorkeling around the island

  • 2 person kayak - now that's fun!

    2 person kayak - now that's fun!

  • The deep water dock

    The deep water dock

  • Master Bedroom with great view

    Master Bedroom with great view

  • Apartment sized kitchen and refrigerator.

    Apartment sized kitchen and refrigerator.

  • On the Island

    On the Island

  • The island has WIFI and the houseboat now has cable TV.

    The island has WIFI and the houseboat now has cable TV.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 07/28/2015
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