Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys

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View from the Atlantic Ocean


Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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


Write a review 5
from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2015
28 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning $185 + tax
  • 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: 11/23/2015
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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

Contact us

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

This listing was first published here in 1999.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 28, 2015

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Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys

Summerland Key #2032

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