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Quiet Open Water Retreat on Nature Refuge

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Marathon villa description

Relax in this peaceful, open-water, bird and wildlife sanctuary with private views of the State Park. From your dining room table, only 9 feet from water's edge, you can watch fish swim and birds fly, or if you prefer, you may simply sit and enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide. In these environmentally friendly surroundings, you can observe, in a way you never have, marine life and native birds in unobstructed waters. Just off the property you can find nature trails leading to quiet beaches. The patio offers views of a back yard aquarium and the spectacular beauty of the Florida Keys. Launch our canoe or kayaks into this ecological paradise and paddle your way along easy-to-follow, marked mangrove trails. * You will be very comfortable is these extremely clean and well-appointed surroundings. iPad 2, wireless internet, flat screen TV with all premium movie channels and NFL Sunday Ticket, Simmons Beautyrest bed, new linens/towels, Saltillo tile floors, new kitchen and granite tops.* Includes canoe, kayaks & binoculars.


*Idyllic Setting For Quiet Getaway: You will have the opportunity to relax in an open water nature preserve, offering private views of the State Park. From your sea wall, watch the annual migration of east coast sea birds. From the patio watch spectacular sunrises over the Atlantic Ocean. Later in the day walk across the street and watch a breath-taking sunset over the Gulf of Mexico. Or just hang out in the hammock and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this ecological paradise. Take morning or afternoon walks through the nature trails in the State Park and comb the beaches in undisturbed tranquility. Open your windows and enjoy the cooling ocean breeze. In the picnic area there is a tiki hut, barbecue and hammock.
* All wildlife and scenic photos were taken off back patio.

*Vacation Rental Amenities: Amenities include: iPad 2, wireless Internet access, flat screen TV with all premium movie channels and NFL Sunday Ticket, new state of the art washer and dryer, canoe, kayaks, binoculars, beach chairs and umbrella, beach mats, tiki hut, new Weber stainless barbecue gas grill, hammock, picnic table, outdoor furniture, yoga-stretching mats, books, snorkel/mask and fins, fishing poles and light tackle, bait freezer, cable, A/C, queen bed, ceiling fan, refrigerator, oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, juicer, toaster, hair dryer, clothes iron, lobster pot, tea pot, dishware and cooking utensils, spices, coffee, cream and sugar, all paper products, linens and towels.

*Activities and Attractions: Activities include: fish and bird watching, reading and relaxing, wildlife photography, canoeing,kayaking, beach combing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fly fishing, deep sea fishing, sailing, power boating, hiking and exploring nature trails in the State Park.

You can take day trips to the Everglades National Park, visit John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, The Turtle Hospital and Museum, Dolphin Research Center, The Theater of The Sea, Bird and Wildlife Nature Center, World Wide Sportsman, art galleries, enjoy fantastic seafood and watch the sunsets.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 240 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Studio: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • New Simmons Beautyrest queen bed, new comforters, new pillows and linens....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • New Saltillo tile floors, new shower and large vanity with plenty of storage....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable

          Theme

          • Romantic
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Synagogues
          • Zoo
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Pond
          • Forests

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Walking
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Antiquing
          • Paddle Boating

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

              • Waterfront

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Computer Available

                      Kitchen

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Blender
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Kayak / Canoe
                      • Canoe
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Binoculars
                      • Fish Cleaning Table
                      • Boat Dock
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Terrace
                      • Barbecue
                      • Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer/Fall
                      May 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      * Check-in is at 3:00 PM, check-out is at 11:00 AM.

                      * Maid service prior to check-in and after check-out only.

                      * Parking is available for 1 car.

                      * Boat dock available only by reservation.

                      * Boat trailer parking at local ramp.

                      * All guests must be a minimum 21 years of age - valid I.D. required.

                      * Accommodations are for up to 2 adults - no overnight guests allowed.

                      * No Smoking and No Pets.

                      * $1000 week May-November

                      * $1200 week December-April

                      * Would prefer Saturday-Saturday but not always necessary.

                      * Monthly and long-term leasing also available.

                      * Please call or email for availability of calendar.

                      * There are no cleaning fees.

                      * $300 holds your dates.

                      * You may pay balance when you arrive.

                      * Cancellation policy: deposit is fully refunded with a 60 day notice


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/18/2014
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                      Location

                      90 Miles
                      Nearest Airport

                      Car: Necessary

                      We are a few minutes from Marathon, only 1-1/2 hours from the Miami

                      International Airport, and an hour's drive to Key West, which makes

                      this a centrally located vacation destination.

                       

                      Owner info

                      The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                      * $1000 week May-November * $1200 week December-April * Would prefer Saturday-Saturday but not always necessary. * Monthly and long-term leasing also available. * Please call or email for availability of calendar. * There are no cleaning fees. * $300 holds your dates. * You may pay balance when you arrive. * The property and its contents should be returned to its original condition. Except for the laundry. * Cancellation policy: deposit is fully refunded with a 60 day notice Payment Options * All major credit cards accepted. * Money orders, cashiers checks and personal checks also accepted. General Information * Check-in is at 3:00 PM, check-out is at 11:00 AM. * Maid service prior to check-in and after check-out only. * Parking is available for 1 car. * Boat dock available only by reservation. * Boat trailer parking at local ramp. In order to maintain the excellence of our accommodations and insure that all guests share this ecological experience, we ask that you adhere to the following regulations: * All guests must be a minimum 21 years of age - valid I.D. required. * Accommodations are for up to 2 adults - no overnight guests allowed. * Smoking is permitted outside only. * Sorry, no pets allowed. * Please note this is a wildlife refuge, we recycle plastics, glass and newspapers. * The fish are our treasured residents, so we ask that you not fish off the sea wall. * There is a no disturbance policy after 10:00 PM. * Payment in full is required upon arrival.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Terrace overlooking Nature Refuge

                        Terrace overlooking Nature Refuge

                      • Enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide

                        Enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Living room window 9 feet from waters edge

                        Living room window 9 feet from waters edge

                      • Bird watch from your sofa

                        Bird watch from your sofa

                      • Frequent visitors

                        Frequent visitors

                      • Sunrise

                        Sunrise

                      • Egrets

                        Egrets

                      • Friendly neighbor

                        Friendly neighbor

                      • Occasional manatees

                        Occasional manatees

                      • Evenings

                        Evenings

                      • Blue heron

                        Blue heron

                      • Bedroom and living area

                        Bedroom and living area

                      • Roseate spoonbills

                        Roseate spoonbills

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Picnic area and tiki hut

                        Picnic area and tiki hut

                      • Back yard aquarium

                        Back yard aquarium

                      • Treasured resident

                        Treasured resident

                      • Roseate spoonbill & blue heron

                        Roseate spoonbill & blue heron

                      • State Park canoe trails

                        State Park canoe trails

                      • Bird watch

                        Bird watch

                      • Back yard sunsets

                        Back yard sunsets

                      • Sponges and coral

                        Sponges and coral

                      • Fish watching off back yard

                        Fish watching off back yard

                      $1,000 per week (USD)
                      4

                      0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 09/18/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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