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Waterfront Privacy - Close to Key West and in the Sanctuary - Relax in Style!

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Your hammock awaits under the palms, big enough for two overlooking the water...

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Last updated: 06/23/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Big Pine Key house description

Slip into your own private paradise in the beautiful Florida Keys! Our private waterfront home is located in the prestigious Doctor's Arm area of Big Pine Key inside the Key Deer Sanctuary. It is a spacious 2/2 with a beautiful fully updated interior, tropically decorated and equipped with everything you need for an unforgettable fishing, diving, or simply relaxing vacation.

We are located on a deep water canal front with across the way privacy overlooking only the water and the mangroves. Our waterway is just adjacent to a major boating channel that provides fast and easy access to both the Gulf and the Atlantic. Flats fishing, reef fishing, snorkeling and diving are all just a short boat ride away from your own dock. No boat, no problem, fish or snorkel from the renowned No Name Bridge right around the corner.

Looe Key, one of the only living reefs in North America, and the incredible back country are easily navigable and accessible. Spend the afternoon on the beach or swimming in the clear warm waters. Every variety of tropical fish play on the reefs and pods of dolphin are a common site in our bay. Bahia Honda Beach is just a few miles away, voted the second most beautiful beach in the nation and a popular spot for snorkeling. The Old Wooden Bridge Fish Camp and marina is just around the corner where you may launch or rent your own boat.

Use our bicycles or two-man kayak to get around the quiet streets and waterways of the neighborhood, relax in the large hammock overlooking the water, or cozy up in front of our outdoor fireplace. Sliding glass doors open onto a large, wraparound upstairs deck where you can sip your favorite cocktail while taking in the sunset. After dark the view even improves with a spectacular star and meteor show.

Looking for something more exciting? Hang with the locals and grab the best pizza at the world famous, historic No Name Pub just down the street; or hop in the car for a quick run to Key West for 5 star dining, dancing, and live music. Historic Old Town Key West offers up nightly sunset celebrations, art, shopping and casual to fine dining all within walking distance of Duval Street.

Return from the exciting nightlife to your own private home where the endangered Key Deer may pay you a visit. Big Pine is the National Key Deer Refuge, and nightly sightings of these tiny, gentle creatures are common. Big Pine is also the home of the Great White Heron Refuge and while you clean your fish or cook your catch they will gladly keep you company.

At the end of the evening, enjoy a wonderful night's rest on our pillow top beds, (in the master is new orthopedic, softsided, waveless waterbed!). Maybe tune the stereo to local jazz, scan the U-Verse / DVR, explore our extensive DVD library...or just relax with a good book, because in the morning your island adventure begins again! Unforgettable. You will be planning your return before your departure. This is not a just a vacation rental, this is your home away from home.

Keywords: House, Villa, Waterfront, Private, Canalfront, Keys

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Games, movies, books, bikes, double kayak, double hammock, fishing, walk to lunch, explore the island, play putt putt...moreless

              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

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

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (1) King separates to two twins as needed, pillowtop, Queen size Beds (1) New pillow top, softsided, waveless orthopedic water based bed for maximum comfort and support, wake up refreshed!, Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleep sofa for extra guests...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                New frig with icemaker and glass top range. Everything you reach for will be there from blender to griddle, from coffee maker to garlic press...complete!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fancy and everyday dishware and plenty of utensils and cooking tools...moreless

              • Stove:

                Flat glass top range with range with digital controls...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                All utensils you may need are provided....moreless

              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Room for trailer and parking on both sides of home; two cars fit under cover of primary carport...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Extra large and bright with plenty of views and flow through when windows open...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                New and efficient Central air and heat with UV light...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Full size new energy efficient washer dryer combo...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All bedding, linens, towels, pillows provided...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Plenty of bath and beach towels...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Central Air Conditioning, Pillow Top Beds, Queen Size in MBR (orthopedic, soft sided, water based bed, new), Twins to King in BR2, Pull Out Double Sofa, WIFI, Cable TV , DVD, VCR in each room, HDTV Flat Screen in LR, Blue Ray in LR, Videos, 150+ late release DVD's, Stereos, CD Players, Books and Games, New Refrigerator w/Ice Maker, Glass Top Range, Coffee Maker, Blender, Griddle, City Water, Laundry supplies, Ceiling Fans, Outdoor Wraparound Deck, Patio Furniture, Charcoal Grill (BBQ), Grill utensils, cutting boards, Oversized Hammock, Games, Books, Bicycles, Double Kayak, 60ft of Dockage w/ electric and water, deep draft, Fish Cleaning Station, Boat Rental Nearby, Shopping, Restaurants & Library Nearby, Across Canal Privacy, Waterviews, Quiet Neighborhood, Nicely Furnished and Totally Updated, No Pets or Smoking, thank you!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    ATT U-Verse, 230 channels with DVR in every room and High Speed WiFi...moreless

                  • Books:

                    Good collection of books and magazines...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Flat Screen HDTV in Living Area...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Highspeed WIFI and Cable TV...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    Open deck upstairs surrounds entire home with views of waterways...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Large teak table on deck with umbrella...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Wraparound deck with 360 degree views...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Sea Eagle double inflatable kayak...moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    Located on a deep water, navigable canal, just a few lots away from Spanish Channel, fully marked to backcountry or reef...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    View of canals from both front and back of home. ...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Hiking
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Jet Skiing
                   

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                  Jan-Mar ................. $3250/month.
                  April-May and Oct-Dec ... $2850/month.
                  June & Sept. ............ $2650/month
                  July & Aug.  ............ $3550/month
                  $300 security deposit and 15% down holds reservation.
                  $125 cleaning fee; taxes
                  This home is rented by the month / multiple months preferred
                  

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 06/23/2014
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                  Location

                  Scuba Diving, Looe Key, Deep Water and Back Country Fishing, Dock and Bridge Fishing, Boat Rental and Marina, Nature Walks, Little Palm Island, Live Theater - Key West, Museums - Mel Fisher, Movie Rental, Sightseeing - Key West, Jet Skiing /Rentals, No Name Pub, Beachcombing - Bahia Honda, Moped Riding - Key West, Live Music, Dancing, Festivals, Charter Boats, Sunset Sails, Navy Base, Aquarium - Key West, Wedding Services, Churches, Weekend Flea Market, VFW, Moose Lodge, Heron Refuge, Key Deer Refuge, Bahia Honda State Park, Dive Shops, Sea Camp, Backcountry Charters, Bonefishing, Lobstering, Dolphin Watching, Conch Train - Key West, 5 Star Dining - Key West, Fantasy Fest, Cat Man, Sunset Celebrations, Escaping

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: My husband and I are Florida natives who grew up diving in the Keys. Each work week for years we always had one eye on the calendar trying to figure out a way to go visit. Although technical types by profession, a pilot and engineer, we always felt a strong connection to the ocean and nature of the Keys hoping to live there one day. Much older now, even though we have traveled many places, we still catch ourselves checking the calendar, anxious to get home to Big Pine. Our returning guests all do the very same. It seems there is a special balance of life here that all at once amazes and amuses, then eventually lulls each one of us into happy submission. We know you will love it as much as we do!


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                  Photos

                  • Your hammock awaits under the palms, big enough for two overlooking the water...

                    Your hammock awaits under the palms, big enough for two overlooking the water...

                  • Canal just around the corner from easily navigable Spanish Channel & boat ramp.

                    Canal just around the corner from easily navigable Spanish Channel & boat ramp.

                  • Master bedroom has a private bath, ortho pillow top, tv, stereo, dvd, ..and view

                    Master bedroom has a private bath, ortho pillow top, tv, stereo, dvd, ..and view

                  • Our lawn crew on break! Located in the heart of the Key Deer & Heron Refuge

                    Our lawn crew on break! Located in the heart of the Key Deer & Heron Refuge

                  • Tropically decorated, immaculate, perfect... and waiting for your arrival.

                    Tropically decorated, immaculate, perfect... and waiting for your arrival.

                  • Relax with a favorite cocktail and watch all the 'action' from your private deck

                    Relax with a favorite cocktail and watch all the 'action' from your private deck

                  • Your home away from home, as seen from the 60' dock and bait table :) ...

                    Your home away from home, as seen from the 60' dock and bait table :) ...

                  • Are you here yet?

                    Are you here yet?

                  • Living area is bright and sunny & opens to dining and deck w/ full entertainment

                    Living area is bright and sunny & opens to dining and deck w/ full entertainment

                  • Quiet neighborhood with water views all around, star and comet views all evening

                    Quiet neighborhood with water views all around, star and comet views all evening

                  • Bahia Honda Beach, only 3 miles away!  Picnic, read, sun, snorkel, sleep...

                    Bahia Honda Beach, only 3 miles away! Picnic, read, sun, snorkel, sleep...

                  • Dining looks over porch with a view, fully equipped kitchen, new with view too!

                    Dining looks over porch with a view, fully equipped kitchen, new with view too!

                  • Manatee over for a visit in the back 'yard'

                    Manatee over for a visit in the back 'yard'

                  • ...Squeaky is anxious to meet you!

                    ...Squeaky is anxious to meet you!

                  • Tropical front entrance, view from the birdfeeder in the buttonwood tree...

                    Tropical front entrance, view from the birdfeeder in the buttonwood tree...

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                  Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 06/23/14
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                  Speaks: english
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