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'Chesa Mare' a Beautiful 3/2.5 on Open Water with Great Dockage!

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Last updated: 08/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Lower Matecumbe Key house description

Chesa Mare – our dream home – is located at 137 Leserra Lane on Lower Matecumbe Key at MM 76.4 Oceanside. Our house is at the end of a small private road. When you arrive there, the ocean is on your right and the canal right behind the house. The gorgeous views of the ocean captured our hearts initially, and we are still in love with our home away from home. We hope that you will like it also.

Up a flight of stairs brings you to the living area which consists of a large living room with comfortable seating arrangements and a large dining area that easily seats eight. The cozy den with couch and love seat also contains an entertainment center with TV, VCR, DVD, and many books to choose from. The sofa in the den is also a sleeper. There is a half-bath and a fully stocked kitchen as well as a laundry room with washer and dryer on the same floor. The large deck surrounding the living floor contains lounges, an outdoor table and chairs, and a barbeque with magnificent ocean views.

Up another flight of stairs brings you to the sleeping quarters with three bedrooms and two baths. The master bedroom is very large and comfortable, with its own private bath. It contains a king-sized bed, a comfortable arm chair and a flat screen TV. The second bedroom contains a queen-sized bed, the third has twin beds. The second and third bedrooms share a bathroom. The whole bedroom floor also is surrounded by a beautiful veranda with lounges and chairs. The views are incredible and the large, comfortable deck upstairs is one of our favorite hang-outs, with always a breeze off the ocean and breathtaking views.

Our boat slip easily accommodates a boat of 30 ft. in length, and the canal is wide enough for a second boat. 100 feet and you are in the open ocean.

There is easy and ample covered parking under the house.

The house is beautifully decorated and has all amenities, with of course central air and high-speed Internet access.

Enjoy your stay.

Village of Islamorada Vacation Rental License # VR-09-04

Keywords: Single Family Residence

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Master : 1 king


          • Guest Bedroom #1: 1 queen


          • Guest Bedroom #2: 2 twin/ single


          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Sleeper is a queen size...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Dining
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Covered Parking
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • Stereo
          • Television
          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • Video Library
          • CD Player
          • Satellite / Cable


          • Broadband Access
          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio
          • Balcony
          • Outdoor Grill

          Location & View

          • Oceanfront:

            This property is second to last on the end of the street. You see the open water on one side, and the last house as well. ...moreless

          • Ocean View


          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Snorkeling
          • Fly Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Basketball Court
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Parasailing
          • Sailing
          • Kayaking
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • ATM/Bank
          • Medical Services
          • Hospital
          • Groceries
          • Fitness Center
          • Boating
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Walking
          • Eco Tourism
          • Bird Watching
          • Marina
          • Cinemas
          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Jet Skiing
          • Cycling


          Ocean and canal views right out your door! 07/06/2013

          VRBO Bear stayed here:

          “Chesa Mare” says it all! The moment I arrived I knew my visit would be a dream. The home on Leserra Lane offered plenty of room for a relaxing week on the water. 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms is plenty of space to spread out. The outdoor space is even better! The wrap around decks on the 2nd and 3rd levels is spectacular! The view over coffee couldn’t get more beautiful. Views of the canal and the open ocean never get old.
          The whimsical decorative touches added so much fun! I made a new friend in the Pelican! Sand dollars are in each screen door and since every room has at least one sliding glass door onto the decks, that is a lot of screen doors. The owners helped make my whole experience so much easier and entertaining. They provided a booklet filled with things to do in the area and a pass to get in to the 4th of July fireworks at a local resort. You haven’t seen fireworks until you’ve seen them over the water!
          This home is set up with everything you need from home. From multiple coffee pot options to beach towels and the washer and dryer – all was perfect for a week long stay. The kitchen provided everything needed for preparing each meal as well as picnic lunches to take on the go. This bear even prepared the days catch and made hush puppies to go with it! The dining room table quickly became the center of the home. Aside from meals, it quickly displayed souvenirs and mementoes from my explorations. There was plenty of room for it all.
          I couldn’t have asked for a better home to accompany my trip to the Keys!
          The VRBO Bear

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          Rates .. $2000-$2450/week .. $5000/month
          There is a one week minimum rental
          Cleaning: $175 Taxes Are 12.5% Processing: $125
          Upon Booking we ask for 1/2 of the total amount remaining due on arrival
          Damage Insurance $39
          Call Brandi to confirm rates and availability (305) 664-2075

          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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          Last updated: 08/10/2014
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          Year Purchased: 1998

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          We have the best of two worlds; views and access. We have direct ocean access via the canal to the Northeast and we have ocean views in an arc stretching from the Northeast to the Southwest. We are close enough to the restaurants and shops in Upper Matecumbe but far enough away to have a sense of privacy and lots of peace and quiet.

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          Speaks: english



          • Chesa Mare as seen from the cove

            Chesa Mare as seen from the cove

          • The Atlantic Ocean beckons!

            The Atlantic Ocean beckons!

          • One of our friends

            One of our friends

          • Great spot for coffee or a toddy

            Great spot for coffee or a toddy

          • The lower deck

            The lower deck

          • Many a tasty meal has been prepared in here!

            Many a tasty meal has been prepared in here!

          • A flat screen TV and lots of books

            A flat screen TV and lots of books

          • Our Master Suite

            Our Master Suite

          • For your guests

            For your guests

          • An Osprey pays a visit

            An Osprey pays a visit

          • Alligator Light

            Alligator Light

          • Dawn at the house

            Dawn at the house

          • As seen from the canal

            As seen from the canal

          • Spectacular!


          • The upper deck

            The upper deck

          • An Ocean View from the Upper Deck

            An Ocean View from the Upper Deck

          • A view from the lower deck

            A view from the lower deck

          • Our Living Room

            Our Living Room

          • Our Den

            Our Den

          • ..and one more..

            ..and one more..

          • For more guests

            For more guests

          • Some local scenery

            Some local scenery

          • Sunrise over Indian Key

            Sunrise over Indian Key

          • It's 5 O'Clock in the Keys!

            It's 5 O'Clock in the Keys!

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          Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014


          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

          View calendar: Updated 08/10/14
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          Speaks: english
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