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Best Kept Secret! Piratehead Cove, Waterfront Tropical Paradise

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Last updated: 12/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Stock Island house description

Located within Key West city limits, we are in one of Key West's only waterfront neighborhoods.
Our living reef(illuminated at night), just steps from your door, is home to a myriad of tropical fish, and is frequently visited by manatee, dolphins, sea turtles and other tropical sea friends.
We are about 4 miles from Smather's Beach, downtown and world famous Duval Street. We are half a mile from the 18 hole golf course, liquor and convenience stores and some great local restaurants and bars. We are 2 miles from the airport, & shopping. Pirate Head Cove is the best of both worlds! Close enough for downtown action when you want it, and quiet enough to relax when you don't!

Your rental comes with 4 Cruiser bicycles for your use, 4 kayaks, snorkels and masks, water toys, a cooler for the beach, and some limited fishing gear. If you play the guitar, let us know, we will lend you one!

Immaculate and elegant waterfront guest house with 2 queen bedrooms and a sofa bed in the living room.

Piratehead Cove is ideal for a family of 5 (one couple and UP TO 3 children 6-16 NO MORE), or two couples. **We cannot accommodate 3 couples comfortably.
Our rates are not negotiable, (as we provide many amenities that you would pay extra for elsewhere) and we do not rent for partial weeks(unless our calendar shows one). Thanks for your understanding.

Fully equipped kitchen with oak breakfast bar, dining table, modern designer-bath with slate-tiled shower, gleaming hardwood floors, covered patio with outdoor dining furniture, central air, cable TV & wireless internet. Professionally landscaped tropical garden setting by prominent Key West landscape artist.
Just a few steps across the yard to dive off the deck into the crystal clear ocean, or sun yourself on the patio. Includes bedding, towels, linens, deck towels, beach towels, dishes and cookware, limited spices and condiments. Gas grill, 6 person hot tub and off-street parking for one vehicle. **Maximum occupancy 2 couples in guest house
(or 2 couples with up to 3 children under 16). 2 queen beds (the sofa bed is in the living room which would be suitable to accommodate a child 6-16yrs, but not adults or couples).
After a busy day downtown, come home and relax in the hot tub and watch the sunset.
SHARK FEEDING TOURS OR SUNSET CRUISES
Want to have the time of your life out on the water? How about feeding sharks?? Captain Jeff will take you for a sunset/shark feeding tour, (and we usually see dolphins too!) $399 Maximum 4 Adults or 2 Adults and 3 children. Call to reserve your tour today! 305 394 1290

If fishing is on your bucket list, Captain Chuck is your guy! He is the best of the best! Tails 2 Sails, 305923 9305. Make SURE you mention that you are staying at PirateHead Cove, please.

No college students or spring breakers, sorry. PirateHead Cove is not a party house.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                No one under 25 may be the principal renter. This is NOT a party house. No spring-breakers or college parties/bachelor parties etc....moreless

              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Non Smoking Only:

                There is a designated smoking area outdoors....moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Not suitable for children under 6....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Queen size Beds (2) In separate bedrooms, 4 adults maximum. Queen sofa bed in living room of guest house is suitable for 2 couples or 1 couple and 3 children 6-16 maximum. 15$ per person over 4 persons and $50 cleaning fee applies for each person over 4. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2

                Indoor bathroom(sink & toilet) beside hot tub, & 7' shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

                Handy solar shower for rinsing after ocean swim/scuba ...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                3 pc modern w/xtra large slate shower, pedestal sink, toilet...moreless

              • 2 full.

              Other Amenities

                  • Our private, self-contained owner/manager apartment suite and office conveniently located at the entrance to PirateHead Cove, so there is usually someone onsite to handle late arrivals, emergencies, tourist info. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library:

                    2 Fender acoustic guitars, tropical CDs and player...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Oceanfront:

                        Dive, snorkel, swim within steps of the door! 12 feet deep off the deck and 30 ft deep by 300 feet across to the mangroves..then it is nothing but Atlantic from there! Easy boat access to Key West and Smather's Beach....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Breakfast bar with chairs and drop leaf table and chairs...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Shared laundry....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        All towels, including deck and beach towels....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Open plan with beautiful view of the ocean. Sofa bed, love seat and drop leaf table....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Can accommodate 1 vehicle for guesthouse only unless other arrangements made in advance. ...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Shared laundry....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        High Speed...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Open plan with breakfast bar...moreless

                      • Microwave

                      Outside

                      • Bicycles:

                        4 Jamis Taxi Cruisers with helmets Use during daylight hours only....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (2) upper and lower decks with 2 swim ladders to the reef and ocean, solar shower, hot tub and deck bathroom....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        2- 2 person Kayaks, 2 single person kayaks with lifejackets Use during daylight hours only....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Outdoor gas grill with side element....moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Limited fishing gear, floaties and snorkelling fins and masks....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub:

                            6 person hot tub with lights and mini water feature....moreless

                           

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                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,743

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $200
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Our rate is $249/night. 299$/night Stat holidays (Christmas, New Year's, Spring Break, Easter, July 4th, Mini Season, Thanksgiving, Fantasy Fest, etc.)or stays of less than 7 nights.

                          To book PirateHead Cove, we require first night's deposit plus Property Damage Protection plan . You may receive a 100% refund of your deposit if your booking is cancelled in writing 90 days before the date of arrival.


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                          Last updated: 12/11/2014
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                          Location

                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Key West International Airport
                          0.05 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          HogFish Bar and Grill, Rusty Anchor
                          0.05 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Key West 18 Hole Golf Course
                          0.05 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Roostica, El Mocho, Chicos Cantina, Rusty Anchor
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Smather's Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          You can snorkel or scuba dive on our living reef and in the semi private lagoon. Dive into the ocean & swim off the deck. Most of the year the ocean is hot tub warm! Tropical fish abound, manatee are regulars here.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About the owner: Jeff is a well-known professional musician, (played with the likes of Charlie Daniels and the Gatlin Brothers), pilot and licensed Captain. Michele is a retired university professor and renowned Canadian visual artist and writer. We fell in love with Key West the minute we got here! Romance abounds, so many places to get away by yourselves. Key West is exciting! Unlimited things to do with others (nightlife, events, music, fishing, exploring). Key West is culturally rich, from the symphony to the literary fair to Sunset at Mallory Square and all the artists, performers and artisans, to the unique and diverse restaurants,.... you'll find that the only problem with Key West, is that you won't want to leave!!

                          Why the Owner Chose Stock Island:
                          Key West is home to festivals galore from Fantasy Fest, Parrot Heads in Paradise (MOTM), Schooner Wharf Wrecker's Cup, Gay Pride and Women's Fest, Lobsterfest, Yacht and Powerboat races, and arts and music festivals too numerous to mention! From families, cruise vacationers, alternative lifestyles of all kinds to weekend vacationers, EVERYONE is welcome in Key West! Whatever your pleasure, you'll find pleasure here. ~Fair Winds!~

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The best thing about PirateHead Cove is that we are close enough to downtown to be there in minutes, but we are far enough away to escape if you want to chill a bit without the crowds and noise. You can bike to the beach, or downtown(one of the best ways to visit Key West and tour the gorgeous Victorian architecture) or find that unique restaurant hidden just off the beaten path! We are half a mile from the golf course, some cool local restaurants and convenience and liquor stores. We have a beach cooler, beach towels and chairs for your use, plus 4 Cruiser bicycles, a guitar (if you play!), snorkel gear, floaties and some limited fishing gear and 2 kayaks. You can relax in the hot tub or sun yourself on the patio. The property has enough room to sleep 6 in the 2 bedroom guesthouse, but is more comfortable for 4. Schools of tropical fish, visits by our local manatee, dolphins, and sea turtles are just some of the wonders you can see right from our patio! PirateHead Cove boasts a beautiful natural living reef, and the water is 32 feet deep and 300 feet across to mangroves and the Atlantic. The cove is a wonderful place to kayak, scuba dive, snorkel or swim. In the summer the crystal clear water reaches the high eighties and low nineties..Step off the deck into the ocean..you are right there!


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                          Speaks: english, french

                           

                          Photos

                          • Guest Jumping off the deck

                            Guest Jumping off the deck

                          • Deckside, one of our resident manatee greets a guest!

                            Deckside, one of our resident manatee greets a guest!

                          • Bricked pathway through tropical gardens

                            Bricked pathway through tropical gardens

                          • Queen Bedroom (2 identical in Guest House)

                            Queen Bedroom (2 identical in Guest House)

                          • Deck and Hot Tub

                            Deck and Hot Tub

                          • Deck and Hatteras

                            Deck and Hatteras

                          • PirateHead Cove's Living Reef - Mangrove Snappers and Parrotfish

                            PirateHead Cove's Living Reef - Mangrove Snappers and Parrotfish

                          • Hatteras 'Floatel' double cabin, 2 baths

                            Hatteras 'Floatel' double cabin, 2 baths

                          • Salon on the floatel

                            Salon on the floatel

                          • Take a sunset cruise or shark feeding tour with Captain Jeff! Deckside pickup!

                            Take a sunset cruise or shark feeding tour with Captain Jeff! Deckside pickup!

                          • Bricked pathway at night with fairy lights

                            Bricked pathway at night with fairy lights

                          • Sunset from the Deck at PirateHead Cove

                            Sunset from the Deck at PirateHead Cove

                          • Snorkelling the living reef off the deck

                            Snorkelling the living reef off the deck

                          • Kitchen and Breakfast Bar in Guest House

                            Kitchen and Breakfast Bar in Guest House

                          • Deck, solar shower tables and part of hot tub

                            Deck, solar shower tables and part of hot tub

                          • Sunrise from PirateHead Cove Deck

                            Sunrise from PirateHead Cove Deck

                          • Covered patio at Night

                            Covered patio at Night

                          • Guest holding Stone crab caught at the guest house

                            Guest holding Stone crab caught at the guest house

                          • Captain's cabin Queen bed

                            Captain's cabin Queen bed

                          • Floatel Forward Cabin King size Bed

                            Floatel Forward Cabin King size Bed

                          • Deck Bathroom

                            Deck Bathroom

                          VRBO #287464

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

                          $1,743 per week (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 5

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english, french
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/11/2014
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