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Waterfront Gr Level 2000 Sq Ft House - Clean - Wifi - Cabana Club -Boat Dock

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CANAL VIEW of Vacation Rental Cottage with concrete Step Down boat dock

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Last updated: 09/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Key Colony Beach house description

Christmas Week 2014 & 1 January week still available. Spring/Summer 2015 available. $400 DEPOSIT HOLDS ANY WEEK. Owner-managed since 1998.
This 'Tropical Island Paradise' is a great private and spacious (over 2,000 sq. ft. living space) single-family ground level vacation rental -- 'perfect for two couples or two small families to share'. This property is located in the Island Village of Key Colony Beach. Within walking distance to fine dining, post office, 9-hole golf course, tennis and world class charter boat fleet. One block from the beautiful Sunset Park on the ocean. Cabana Club Membership (Beach/Pool) and Boat Dock included in all rentals.

Sleeping arrangements are 2 KING beds + sofa bed. This home has 2 separate King Bedroom Suites - one at either end of home. This home is SMOKE-FREE and CLEAN ! Sleeps 4 or 5 adults comfortably - up to 6 including children.

The LARGE (air conditioned) LANAI - family room/dining room overlooks sun deck and the water (canal). The deck is a comfortable spot to enjoy breakfast or morning coffee while watching the sunrise & wildlife. In the afternoon, enjoy a pina colada! Deck is shady and breezy on hot afternoons. We are located on the water - a 5 min. boat ride thru our 100' canal that leads to the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. This house includes a boat dock (for up to 38' boat) with fish cleaning table and barbecue grill, along with a sun deck and comfortable chairs. Comcast High-speed wireless internet included.

This vacation rental is a one hour drive to Key West or Key Largo and two hours from Miami. All rentals include a membership to the Cabana Club, a private ocean/beach club with pool, hot tub, and beach. The Club is within walking distance diA one block walk to Sunset Park! Come join us and Recharge your batteries! Street Address: 340 12th Street, KCB

This property is well MAINTAINED and OWNER managed. (SEE OUR GUEST REVIEWS). New flat-screen TV in bedroom 2011. New Fridge 2011. New Air Conditioning System 2013. You will come back year after year as many of my guests do. The islands of the Keys are the Best Kept Secret in the U.S. Bring your boat - rent a boat and enjoy fishing, diving or snorkeling minutes from shore - no need to travel far.

Why travel out of the United States when you can get 'island living' on the Florida Keys? Come, Relax under a palm tree -- enjoy all the Keys have to offer.

Fishing/Diving/Snorkeling just off shore or rent or bring bicycle and tour Key Colony & Marathon. Walk or Bike a section of the old 7-Mile Bridge. Drive 45 miles to Key West and spend a day shopping/eating/drinking on Duval Street. Stay to watch the Sunset.

Sunset Park is 1 block away; the Cabana Club Beach is 8 blocks away (an easy walk or bike ride - PARKING is available; Sombrero Beach is 5 miles away; and Bahia Honda Beach is appx 10 miles from Marathon. Small remote gorgeous beaches.

Bring your Boat or rent a boat and tour the island, the reefs, fish, snorkel, dive - all within few miles of Carole's Cottage. World Class Charter Boats go out daily and are located within a 1/2 mile of the house.

Relax on the back deck - enjoy a drink or a meal - quiet peaceful neighborhood on canal. Enjoy the wildlife - iguanas, white heron, pelicans, ibis, burrowing owls and 'Clementine' (neighbor's pet pig).

3 Restaurants within walking distance - many more in Marathon. Be sure to stop at KeyBana - upscale womens/mens clothing store on Causeway.

Keywords: Single-Family, Ground Level, Spacious, Updated, Clean, Private, Quiet, Relaxing, Comfortable Beds, Marathon, Key Colony Beach, Florida Keys, Waterfront, Dock, Cabana Club, Cottage, Home away from Home, Fish, Dive, Snorkel, Relax. MM 53.5, boating canal, up to 38' boat -free boat dock, fish cleaning table, bait freezer, trailer parking, beach access, temperature controlled 65' swimming pool, 2BR, 2 BA, free Hi Speed DSL wireless internet, completely furnished, Guest Reviews

Property Type

  • House
  • 2071 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                ground level with 2 steps to front door wide hallway, step-in shower stall...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking in outdoor areas only please....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • bedroom #1: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • bedroom #2: 1 king

                PLUS Queen sleep sofa ...moreless

              • TWO King beds (2) Bedrooms located at each end of this home for privacy New flat-screen TV in one bedroom, Sleep Sofa (2) hide a bed queen sleep sofa in living room ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                double basin and vanity area...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Step in Shower Stall...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                NEWLY REMODELED - 2005 dishwasher, microwave, dishes, pots/pans, etc. fully equipped. NEW FRIDGE 2011....moreless

              • Dining:

                Dining Table overlooks deck, dock and canal . . .located on lanai...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                NEW FRIDGE FALL, 2011 Bait Freezer in Laundry Room...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything you need to cook....moreless

              • Freezer:

                Bait Freezer in laundry room...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Pantry Items
              • Oven
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                central air in main house - large unit on lanai plus ceiling fans. NEW DUCTWORK & A/C unit installed Oct. 2013....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Room for 3 - 4 vehicles Our property includes street parking for 2-3 add'l vehicles. ...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Room for ONE boat trailer - next to garage (on grass)...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                washer/dryer inside cottage...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Laundry room...moreless

              • Heating
              • Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • CLEAN, Owner Managed, This is our 16th year renting on KCB. Central Air, Heat, Fully equipped Kitchen, Fish-cleaning Table, Boat Dock - up to 38'boat, Sun deck, Lanai overlooking water, Bait Freezer, Pool/Beach & Hot Tub at Cabana Club included - FREE Shuttle Service Available 305.743.4849 for info, Airport (Marathon)2 miles, SMOKE-FREE AND CLEAN with ceramic tile throughout....and MUCH MORE.......Rooms are large - Beds are comfortable. Nicely appointed and user-friendly. Quiet Peaceful neighborhood - No DUPLEX units on12th Street - it is one of the best streets on our island (if not the BEST). Walking distance to Key Colony Inn, Sparky's and Cabana Breezes (the 3 restaurants on the island). Bring your bike (or rent a bike) to ride on the many bike paths nearby. Close to Publix, Sombrero Beach, Bahia Honda Beach, Big Pine Key Deer, Marathon (many restaurants/shops, etc.)....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    Two - one in Bedroom - one in Living Room...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    New Flat Screen in Bedroom w/Cable...moreless

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Internet:

                    Comcast High Speed Wireless Internet...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Gorgeous olympic size pool and beach at Cabana Club included in all rentals...moreless

                  • Heated Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Air Conditioned large glass Lanai overlooks the water AND PALM TREES.....family room/dining room- beautifully furnished with Lexington Weekend Retreat furniture (large round lazy-susan table and 6 chairs)....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck with chaise lounge and comfortable chairs. Table and 4 chairs for eating on deck....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Will furnish Bicycle Rental Companies in the area...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    Enjoy 100 ft. wide canal view from Lanai and Deck - Easy access via boat to Gulf and Ocean...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Playground
                  • Marina
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.7
                  from 26 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Sep 7 - Dec 13, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $999
                  Winter
                  Jan 10 - Apr 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,975 $5,925
                  Spring
                  Apr 12 - Jun 6, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,500 $4,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 12.5%

                  Notes:

                  Lobster weeks (july/aug) - Add $200/week

                  Thanksgiving week - $1300

                  Christmas week(s)/New Years - $1975/week

                  $400 security/reservation Deposit holds reservation- along with a signed rental agreement. Due within 5 days of booking. Personal checks accepted.

                  Rent plus Tax is due 21 days prior to arrival for weekly rentals; 30-90 days in advance for holiday & lobster weeks, longer than a week rentals & Winter rentals.


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                  Last updated: 09/10/2014
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                  Location

                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Marathon
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  U. S. 1
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Cabana Club
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Key Colony Inn
                  0.4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Key Colony Beach
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Key Colony Inn/Sparky's/Breezes

                  Beaches, Walking, Biking, Golfing, Reefs - Snorkeling, Diving, Fishing, Relaxing, Antiquing (in Key West).

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: WE LIVE IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY WHERE WE RUN A SMALL, FAMILY BUSINESS WITH OUR SON. WE HAVE VISITED THE KEYS REGULARLY SINCE 1994 AND PURCHASED OUR FIRST RENTAL UNIT ON KEY COLONY BEACH IN 1998. WE LOVE THE LAID-BACK ATMOSPHERE, THE OUTDOOR RESTAURANTS ON THE WATER, FISHING, SNORKELING/DIVING, THE HISTORY, THE PARKS, THE FLOWERS, VISITING KEY WEST AND THE OTHER KEYS. WE LOVE THE WEATHER, THE BLUE SKY, THE OCEAN, THE SUNSETS. WE TRAVEL TO THE KEYS 4 OR MORE TIMES EACH YEAR TO MAINTAIN OUR HOME/YARD AND OF COURSE, TO 'RELAX & PLAY' THERE. WE KEEP OUR BOAT AT THE DOCK IN FRONT OF OUR HOME AND ENJOY CATCHING AND EATING FRESH MAHI MAHI, GROUPER, SNAPPER.WAHOO, WE ENJOY DOING NOTHING, SITTING ON DECK ALONG CANAL ENJOYING A PINA COLADA OR COFFEE OR WHATEVER. WE ENJOY GRILLING OUR FRESH CATCH ON THE DECK.

                  Why the Owner Chose Key Colony Beach:
                  WE RENTED HOMES PRIOR TO PURCHASING OUR FIRST HOUSE ON KEY COLONY BEACH IN 1998 (A 1/2 DUPLEX UNIT - LATER BOUGHT SECOND 1/2 AND IN 2004 PURCHASED OUR CURRENT SINGLE-FAMILY RENTAL COTTAGE ON 12TH STREET) BECAUSE WE LOVED THE AREA SO MUCH. WE LOVE THE FACT THAT IF WE CHOOSE TO, WE CAN DRIVE TO THE KEYS AND GET AWAY TO THE 'ISLANDS' OR WE CAN FLY INTO MIAMI, RENT A CAR AND DRIVE 100 MILES TO PARADISE. WE LOVE THE MIDDLE KEYS AS OPPOSED TO KEY WEST, BUSIER AND MORE CONGESTED - THO A FUN PLACE TO 'VISIT'. THE FISHING IS THE 'BEST' JUST OFF SHORE AS IS THE SNORKELING/DIVING. WE CHOSE THE KEYS FOR THE WEATHER. KEY COLONY IS UNIQUE IN THAT IT IS A 'CITY' WITH GOVERNING BODY AND A POLICE FORCE, SEPARATE FROM MARATHON AND REST OF KEYS. KEY COLONY BEACH IS AN ISLAND JUST OFF U.S.1 ON THE OCEAN SIDE. IT IS MOSTLY RESIDENTIAL, QUIET, WELL MAINTAINED, HAS THREE RESTAURANTS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE, A GOLF COURSE, CHARTER BOATS AND BEACHES. WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE HERE? COME SEE FOR YOURSELF........

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  OUR HOME IS 'OWNER MANAGED' ---SO YOU GET PERSONAL ATTENTION. PRIVATE, SINGLE-FAMILY, 2 LARGE KING BEDROOMS, 2 LARGE BATHS, 2100 SQ. FT. OPEN LIVING SPACE PLUS A DECK, BOAT DOCK, AND MEMBERSHIP TO THE CABANA CLUB (BEACH, POOL). WE LIVE THERE 4 - 6 WEEKS EACH YEAR AND KEEP OUR HOME MAINTAINED FOR OUR GUESTS. YOU WILL FIND OUR HOME CLEAN, COMFORTABLE, PLEASANTLY DECORATED AND A GOOD PLACE TO RELAX, READ, WATCH THE WILDLIFE, FISH OFF THE DOCK, OR DO NOTHING!! SUNSET PARK IS ONE BLOCK FROM OUR HOME WITH GORGEOUS SUNSETS. YOU MAY BRING YOUR BOAT AND KEEP IT AT OUR DOCK (UP TO 38') OR RENT A BOAT IF YOU CHOOSE. HOME SITS ON A CANAL THAT LEADS TO GULF/OCEAN, A SHORT 5 MIN. BOAT RIDE TO EITHER. IT FEELS LIKE 'HOME' WITH MANY COMFORTS. wifi WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS, FULLY FURNISHED KITCHEN, BED LINENS, TOWELS AND MUCH MORE........... COME AS YOU ARE............ENJOY THE BEACHES, MILD TEMPERATURE, PALM TREES IN THE DEAD OF WINTER OR ANYTIME!


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                  Photos

                  • CANAL VIEW of Vacation Rental Cottage with concrete Step Down boat dock

                    CANAL VIEW of Vacation Rental Cottage with concrete Step Down boat dock

                  • Air-Conditioned LANAI FAMILY ROOM private - overlooking the water

                    Air-Conditioned LANAI FAMILY ROOM private - overlooking the water

                  • Fully equipped Kitchen w/view of Canal

                    Fully equipped Kitchen w/view of Canal

                  • Canal Side King Bedroom w/full bath - Watch the Sun Rise from your bed

                    Canal Side King Bedroom w/full bath - Watch the Sun Rise from your bed

                  • Bathroom #2 w tub/shower/basin/toilet

                    Bathroom #2 w tub/shower/basin/toilet

                  • Air Conditined Lanai - overlooking canal - Dining Room - Seats 6.

                    Air Conditined Lanai - overlooking canal - Dining Room - Seats 6.

                  • ISLAND LIVING -- Key Colony Beach near Marathon, FL oceanside

                    ISLAND LIVING -- Key Colony Beach near Marathon, FL oceanside

                  • Step Down Boat Dock - up to 38' boat/Chairs/Table/Fish Cleaning Table

                    Step Down Boat Dock - up to 38' boat/Chairs/Table/Fish Cleaning Table

                  • A visit from a Manatee (in Canal)

                    A visit from a Manatee (in Canal)

                  • Visit the gorgeous secluded beaches of BAHIA HONDA - 10 mi drive.

                    Visit the gorgeous secluded beaches of BAHIA HONDA - 10 mi drive.

                  • Boot Key Harbour - Marathon
Near Sombrero Beach

                    Boot Key Harbour - Marathon Near Sombrero Beach

                  • See for yourself what's under the Ocean - Sombrero Lighthouse or Coffins Patch

                    See for yourself what's under the Ocean - Sombrero Lighthouse or Coffins Patch

                  • CABANA CLUB MEMBERSHIP INCLUDED -on the ocean -  Beach, Bar, Food, Entertainment

                    CABANA CLUB MEMBERSHIP INCLUDED -on the ocean - Beach, Bar, Food, Entertainment

                  • Kitchen - Eat in Table (for 3) + Dining Room (for 6 or 8)

                    Kitchen - Eat in Table (for 3) + Dining Room (for 6 or 8)

                  • KING BED with Private Bath, Large Closet/dressing area.

                    KING BED with Private Bath, Large Closet/dressing area.

                  • Living Room w/queen sleep sofa/recliner/TV

                    Living Room w/queen sleep sofa/recliner/TV

                  • Bathroom#1 Walk in shower

                    Bathroom#1 Walk in shower

                  • Part of Bathroom #2-- extra vanity w basin (Dressing area) & large closet

                    Part of Bathroom #2-- extra vanity w basin (Dressing area) & large closet

                  • Coffee or cocktails on deck overlooking water

                    Coffee or cocktails on deck overlooking water

                  • STREET VIEW - CAROLE'S COTTAGE 340 12th Street - one block to Sunset Park.

                    STREET VIEW - CAROLE'S COTTAGE 340 12th Street - one block to Sunset Park.

                  • SUNSET PARK - One block from cottage - Sip wine & watch the Sunset here.

                    SUNSET PARK - One block from cottage - Sip wine & watch the Sunset here.

                  • FISHING for Mahi Mahi just offshore

                    FISHING for Mahi Mahi just offshore

                  • Walk, Bicycle (or Fly Over) Old 7-Mile Bridge to historic Pigeon Key

                    Walk, Bicycle (or Fly Over) Old 7-Mile Bridge to historic Pigeon Key

                  • Snorkel Sombrero Lighthouse Reef - a short boat ride from 'home'

                    Snorkel Sombrero Lighthouse Reef - a short boat ride from 'home'

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                  WATERFRONT GR LEVEL 2000 sq ft HOUSE - CLEAN - WiFi - CABANA CLUB -BOAT DOCK

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