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Elegant Key West Getaway

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Old Town house description

Summer SPECIAL May - September 2014. $5,000 per month. Call for details.

This MONTHLY RENTAL is a newly renovated two story traditional Key West home with guest cottage and is the former home of a New York Times bestselling author. Renovations spared no expense including venetian plaster walls. Located in a quiet residential area of Old Town Key West, this home is equally accessible to the beach and Duval Street night life. The gourmet kitchen opens to a dining room with French doors leading out to the pool. The large heated cocktail pool, accessible from both the dining room and guest cottage, has a built in water feature and jacuzzi jets.

Enter the front gate to a luscious tropical landscape. Climb the three steps to a typical Key West front porch, complete with lounging chairs. The front entry greets you with a traditional bamboo ceiling fan and hardwood floor which extend throughout the house.

The master bedroom, on the second floor, features an antique brass king bed, en suite bathroom and TV. French doors lead to a spacious second floor deck with lounge chairs and a tree-top view. The master bath includes a walk in shower with seat, removable shower head, rain feature and body jets. Adjacent is the guest bedroom with a queen four-poster bed, TV and large closet. The hall bath is a spa-like setting with marble tile, dressing table and a jacuzzi tub.

The first floor includes a study, gourmet kitchen, dining room and living room. The study has a desk, single day bed (no trundle) and ensuite bath, to make this a private bedroom for one person. The kitchen is appointed with a double oven, six burner Wolf gas range, pot filler, sub-zero fridge, dishwasher, HDTV and wine cooler. Granite counter tops and two sinks provide plenty of room for multiple chefs to work comfortably. The kitchen is fully stocked with gourmet cooking implements and dinner ware. Opening the French doors off of the dining room to the pool gives a sense of outdoor dining inside. The living room provides two seating areas, one for quiet conversation and one for viewing TV. The 46' Pioneer Elite HDTV with surround sound and DVD player are discretely housed in a custom cabinet. Both the first floor and guest house lead out onto the back patio, which is ideal for outdoor dining. The patio is also where the gas grill is located.

The guest cottage provides seclusion just a few steps away from the pool and connected to the main house through a short hallway with privacy lock. The guest cottage has two twin beds as well as a HDTV, kitchenette, sofa and a full bath. The kitchenette features a full sized refrigerator, ice machine, microwave, sink and eating area.

All bathrooms contain hair dryers and pool/beach towels are provided.

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age 26....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave


              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking Off Street


              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television


              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool
              • Jetted Tub
              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio


              • Cinemas
              • Kayaking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Tennis
              • Parasailing
              • Swimming
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Fitness Center
              • Jet Skiing


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
              30 night min stay

              Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
              30 night min stay

              Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              30 night min stay

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

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning fee $200
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Tax Rate 12.5%


              50% deposit at time of reservation. Remaining 50% required 120 days prior to check-in. Accept AmEx, Visa & MC or personal check.

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              Last updated: 07/28/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: My son and I bought the home in Key West as a get-a-way from the harsh winters of the Northeast. My son is a PhD student in Philadelphia and I work in New Jersey. When I (finally) decide to retire, Key West will be my winter home and, I'm sure, my son will visit often.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Old Town:
              The combination of sun and good weather, along with fine restaurants, led us to select Key West for our vacation home. Key West can provide quiet and relaxation. But, at the same time, there is plenty to do in Key West. Boating, fishing, snorkeling the reefs, shopping in the unique boutiques, biking along the water are just a few of the activities that we enjoy here.

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              Speaks: english



              • View from the Street

                View from the Street

              • Gourmet Kitchen

                Gourmet Kitchen

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Back patio with grill

                Back patio with grill

              • Upstairs landing

                Upstairs landing

              • Guest bath with jacuzzi tub

                Guest bath with jacuzzi tub

              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • Study with day bed and full bath

                Study with day bed and full bath

              • Front Hall & Storage Closets

                Front Hall & Storage Closets

              • Dining Room

                Dining Room

              • Heated Pool with water fall

                Heated Pool with water fall

              • Guest cottage

                Guest cottage

              • Guest bedroom

                Guest bedroom

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Tree top view from top deck

                Tree top view from top deck

              VRBO #276136

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

              $5,000 - $9,500 per month (USD)

              4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
              Minimum stay: 30 nights
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