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Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys

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View from the Atlantic Ocean


Last updated: 12/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Summerland Key house description

FOLSOM'S FOLLY... Summerland Key, Florida

Interesting architecture with breezy views of the water. All rooms beautifully furnished in relaxed Keys style, including the 'Nautical Room', the 'Captain's Room', the 'Fish Room', and a private master suite with private bath, twin sinks, and French doors onto a deck with teak chairs. Interesting natural history mounts, area-related books and other reading material. Ceiling fans everywhere. Tile and hardwood floors downstairs.

In-ground heated swimming pool with jets. Covered hammock overlooking beautiful tropical landscaping with bromeliads, coconuts and flowers; pelicans, herons, seagulls, hummingbirds, butterflies, tree frogs, and lizards galore. Even an occasional iquana.

Lovely panoramic southern view over open water; easy access by boat to great fishing & scuba diving; ground floor lockable storage room for stowing scuba/fishing gear; bait freezer and fish cleaning station; screened porch for relaxing & dining, nice breezes; covered parking. Private deep draft boat dock; large deck for sunbathing & and swim platform on the Atlantic Ocean for swimming.


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              • Master: 1 queen


              • 'Fish Room': 2 twin/ single

                Great for kids- knee wall open over dining room...moreless

              • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Quenn futon...moreless

              • 'Captain's Room': 1 queen

                Main level guest bedroom...moreless

              • 'Nautical Room': 1 king

                Loft guest bedroom (enclosed)...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Graco Pack n Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

              • ...moreless

              • Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Double vanity...moreless

              • Guest Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Main level just outside Captain's Room...moreless

              • Downstairs: toilet, shower

                Off carport accessible to swimming pool and dock/deck...moreless

              • Loft bath: toilet

                Convenient for Loft bedrooms...moreless

              • Tiki Shower: outdoor shower

                Privacy provided by landscaping/beside carport/close to pool...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Outdoor tiki shower, sleeping accommodations: 1 king, 2 queens, 2 twins, 1 queen futon (in loft), inflatable mattress; three color cable TVs, DVD, CD/cassette stereo, toaster, blender, coffee maker, fully-equipped kitchen with cookware, dishes and utensils, washer and dryer, all linens provided, private boat dock with mooring, DSL and wireless router for computer hookup....moreless


                  • Books:

                    We have a great library of books from Hemingway, Keys history, gardening and wildlife as well as novels....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Toys
                  • VCR


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Oceanfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Dining table seats 6. Round glass top table on screened porch adjacent to dining room which seats 4...moreless

                  • Dining Area


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Cuisanart stainless 12 cup with permanent coffee filter...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:


                  • Pantry Items:

                    We keep a stocked pantry with staple goods for cooking and encourage guests to replace what they use up (sugar, oils, spices, teas, salt, pepper, etc)...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    side-by-side stainless...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    glass top electric...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Toaster oven...moreless


                  • Balcony
                  • Boat:

                    Rentals nearby at Dolphin Marina on Little Torch Key...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf:

                    Don't know why anyone would want to come to the Keys to golf but there is a public course in Key West...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals nearby...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Beautiful landscaping around the house and pool afford privacy...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Weber charcoal grill...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool


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                  from 7 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,500 $9,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning $185 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                  • Tax Rate 12.5%


                  $1,000 security deposit required at time of booking. Balance of rental due at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.

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                  Last updated: 12/13/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Key West
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Galley Grill
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Overseas Hwy
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bahia Honda

                  Boating and kayaking, world-famous charter captain Jim Sharpe and 'Sea Boots' within walking distance, Key West and Marathon airports 25 miles away, great casual restaurants, fresh fish houses and marinas with boat rentals nearby, resort dining at Little Palm Island.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1999

                  About the owner: Sonny: Orthopaedic Surgeon Karen: career banker Folsom: only child, teenage son We love spending time together, especially in the Keys with friends and family

                  Why the Owner Chose Summerland Key:
                  My husband has been coming to the Keys since college and owning a home here was a dream for him. We spend most of our family vacations at Summerland Key.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Sipping martinis at sunset on the dock Taking an outdoor shower at the end of the day Swimming in the channel off the dock Hanging out in the pool and doing nothing Dining at Square Gouper Grill, Mangrove Mamas and Blue Heaven Snorkeling and diving at Looe Key Reef American Shoal lighthouse

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • View from the Atlantic Ocean

                    View from the Atlantic Ocean

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Pool and Atlantic Ocean

                    Pool and Atlantic Ocean

                  • Nautical Room

                    Nautical Room

                  • Captain's Room

                    Captain's Room

                  • Sunset View from the Dock

                    Sunset View from the Dock

                  • Heated pool

                    Heated pool

                  • Master BR

                    Master BR

                  • Fish Room

                    Fish Room

                  VRBO #2032

                  There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                  This listing was first published here in 1999.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                  $2,500 per week (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 3.5+ Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 12/13/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 1999
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/13/2014
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