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Quiet Open Water Hideaway Overlooking Wildlife Preserve

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Sunrise on patio overlooking Nature Refuge

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Marathon villa description

Relax in this peaceful, open-water, bird and wildlife sanctuary with private views of the State Park. From your living room sofa, 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, 2 flat screen TVs with all premium movie channels and NFL Sunday Ticket, new Sealy Posturepedic beds, new linens/towels, new stainless appliances and granite counter 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, two flat screen TV's 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, A/C, two queen beds, fold-out sofa, ceiling fans, 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
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Both bedrooms have brand-new Sealy Posturepedic beds, new comforters, pillows and linens,1 bedroom has flat screen TV, Saltillo tile floors, one of bedrooms has double sliding doors with views of open water....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • New Saltillo tile floors, and large tiled shower with bench and glass doors. Separate toilet room area with extra storage space....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Books
          • Television

          Theme

          • Romantic
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

              • Waterfront

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

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

                      Kitchen

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

                      Outside

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

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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

                      $1,200

                      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.

                      * $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.

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


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/08/2014
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                      Location

                      90 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Miami International 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

                      Why the Owner Chose Marathon:
                      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. * The property and its contents should be returned to its original condition. Except for the laundry.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Sunrise on patio overlooking Nature Refuge

                        Sunrise on patio overlooking Nature Refuge

                      • Living room 9 feet from waters edge

                        Living room 9 feet from waters edge

                      • Bedroom with water views

                        Bedroom with water views

                      • Treasured resident

                        Treasured resident

                      • Frequent visitors

                        Frequent visitors

                      • Sunset off patio

                        Sunset off patio

                      • Friendly neighbor

                        Friendly neighbor

                      • Enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide

                        Enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide

                      • Bird watch from the sofa

                        Bird watch from the sofa

                      • Patio

                        Patio

                      • Evenings

                        Evenings

                      • Watch the fish swimming from your living room sofa

                        Watch the fish swimming from your living room sofa

                      • Early morning over the sanctuary

                        Early morning over the sanctuary

                      • Granite kitchen new stainless steel appliances

                        Granite kitchen new stainless steel appliances

                      • Living area

                        Living area

                      • Roseate spoonbill & blue heron

                        Roseate spoonbill & blue heron

                      • Occasional manatees

                        Occasional manatees

                      • Roseate spoonbills

                        Roseate spoonbills

                      • Back yard aquarium

                        Back yard aquarium

                      • watch the aquatic life

                        watch the aquatic life

                      • Canoe trails in the State Park

                        Canoe trails in the State Park

                      • Watermelon table with duck feet

                        Watermelon table with duck feet

                      • Views of the Nature Refuge

                        Views of the Nature Refuge

                      • Tiki hut and picnic area

                        Tiki hut and picnic area

                      $1,200 per week (USD)
                      10

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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