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Quiet Open Water Hideaway Overlooking Nature Preserve

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Long Key villa description

Relax in this peaceful, open-water, bird and wildlife sanctuary with private views of the State Park. From your patio look-out, 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, flat screen TV's with all premium movie channels and NFL Sunday Ticket, Saltillo tile floors, new bathroom, new linens/towels, new kitchen with stainless appliances and granite tops. * Includes canoe, kayaks and 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, two plasma flat screen TV's with all premium movie channels and NFL Sunday Ticket, new state of the art washer and dryer, canoe, kayaks, waterproof 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, A/C, king bed, fold-out sofa, ceiling fans in every room, refrigerator, ice maker, oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, 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
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

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

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • New king bed, new comforters, new pillows, new linens, new Saltillo tile floors, flat screen TV, two closets, desk, large dresser, double sliding doors overlooking open waters in the State Park....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • New Saltillo tile, new towels, new granite double sink and make-up area, linen closet....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

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

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

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

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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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

                          $1,400
                          Winter/Spring
                          Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,600

                          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 2 cars.

                          * 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.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                          Location

                          90 Miles
                          Nearest Airport

                          Car: Necessary

                          We are 10 minutes from Marathon, only 1-1/2 hours from the Miami International Airport, and an easy 1-hour drive to Key West, which makes this a centrally located vacation destination.

                           

                          Owner info

                          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                          * $1400 week May-November * $1600 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 2 cars. * 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 4 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

                          • Patio look-out over the State Park

                            Patio look-out over the State Park

                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • Bedroom

                            Bedroom

                          • Terrace view of the Nature Refuge

                            Terrace view of the Nature Refuge

                          • Bird watch from the sofa

                            Bird watch from the sofa

                          • Early morning

                            Early morning

                          • Egrets

                            Egrets

                          • Roseate spoonbills

                            Roseate spoonbills

                          • Friendly neighbor

                            Friendly neighbor

                          • Frequent visitors

                            Frequent visitors

                          • Sunset

                            Sunset

                          • Back yard aquarium

                            Back yard aquarium

                          • Roseate spoonbill & blue heron

                            Roseate spoonbill & blue heron

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Tiki hut and picnic area

                            Tiki hut and picnic area

                          • Master bedroom view

                            Master bedroom view

                          • Enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide

                            Enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide

                          • State Park canoe trails

                            State Park canoe trails

                          • Treasured resident

                            Treasured resident

                          • Bird watch from the hammock

                            Bird watch from the hammock

                          • Occasional manatees

                            Occasional manatees

                          • Quiet wildlife preserve

                            Quiet wildlife preserve

                          • Evenings

                            Evenings

                          $1,400 - $1,600 per week (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within a few days
                          • Response rate: 40%
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/19/2014
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                          Quiet Open Water Hideaway Overlooking Nature Preserve

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