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2 BR Houseboat Docked at Private Tropical Island with 17-Ft Motorboat & Kayaks

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Last updated: 11/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Marathon house boat description

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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 boat for the entire week!

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN STAY AT QUIET COVE KEY?
Our rental license allows up to 6 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 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 Saturday to Saturday. The boat is for use during day light hours only. The island has WIFI, but no 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 NOW or email at rentmy@gmail.com !!!

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
              • Non Smoking Only
              • 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 Queen, 2 double, 1 Sleep Sofa

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              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

                  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
                  • 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
                  • 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

                  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
                  • Heating:

                    Space heaters available...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Sofa Sleeper...moreless

                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    Private off street parking...moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Towels Provided

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Apartment sized...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Enjoy kayaking the tropical tranquil waters ...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Fishing poles and snorkeling gear is available for a nominal fee...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Thanksgiving 2014
                  Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,995

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Christmas & New Years 2014
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,750

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Spring Break 2015
                  Feb 28 - Mar 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,495

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Easter 2015 wk 1
                  Mar 28 - Apr 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,295
                  Easter 2015 wk 2
                  Apr 4 - Apr 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,995
                  4th July 2015 wk 1
                  Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,495
                  4 July 2015 wk 2
                  Jul 4 - Jul 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,995
                  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

                  $4,250
                  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 2, 2016
                  7 night min stay

                  $5,000
                  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:

                  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $75 + 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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                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 11/21/2014
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                  Location

                  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.

                   

                  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.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Quiet Cove Key

                    Quiet Cove Key

                  • Houseboat docked at island

                    Houseboat docked at island

                  • 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 Dock

                    The Dock

                  • Master Bedroom with great view

                    Master Bedroom with great view

                  • Apartment sized kitchen and refrigerator.

                    Apartment sized kitchen and refrigerator.

                  • Imagine

                    Imagine

                  • On the Island

                    On the Island

                  • The island where your houseboat will be docked.

                    The island where your houseboat will be docked.

                  • 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

                  • Parrot Fish next to the boat at the dock on the island

                    Parrot Fish next to the boat at the dock on the island

                  • On the Island

                    On the Island

                  • On the Island

                    On the Island

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                  Date last modified - Friday, November 21, 2014

                  $2,995 - $5,000 per week (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2004
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 11/21/2014
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