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Charming Centrally Located Cottage-Condo - Monthly Rental

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Google earth view of our place - wonderful landscaping as you can see.

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Last updated: 11/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes, Old Town condo description

We bought this lovely well-maintained condo-cottage many years ago to enjoy with our family on our winter vacations. We fell in love with its simple architectural detailing as well as the outstanding pool and patio with outdoor kitchen (shared by only 6 owners). You will find the outdoor space to be great for relaxing and sun bathing. In addition, the cottage is on the first floor so you have your own front door with a lovely front porch to relax on (a couple of steps up from the sidewalk).

The house is fully stocked for your vacation with everything you'll need for a comfortable stay, including new flat panel TVs in both the living room and bedroom, a washer/dryer, a full kitchen, and a sweet pull-out couch in the living room for an occasional guest. We've redecorated the entire interior with new paint, furniture and kitchen misc (including some neat mason jar glasses!). Cooling ceiling fans and excellent AC in every room are guaranteed to keep you comfy and happy. We know that you will enjoy the location and ambiance that our cozy cottage provides. And we are open to accepting pets - prior approval and deposit necessary.

Don't hesitate to call or email with specific questions or for more photos. We rent only by the month and are often booked many months in advance (especially for the winter months), so be sure and contact us as early as you can to get the month you want. If you need a larger place, take a look at our other Key West house rental - VRBO #35288 (3 bedroom/2 bath with private pool). We look forward to having you stay in our little slice of heaven.

Here's a quick To Do list I sent to someone recently: 'So much to do here! snorkeling out in the reef (about 5 miles out) on a boat is great - can combine it with a sunset sail, parasailing is awesome - go to Smathers Beach for good early in the day deals, best beach for swimming/snorkeling is Ft.Zachary Taylor - not sandy (mostly coral) but lovely place with beach chairs for hire too, great dining all over - definitely try Louie's Backyard for a splurge and get there right before sunset - they have incredible decks overlooking the ocean and fabulous food (we also love El Siboney - a locals Cuban place), terrific croissants at Old Town Bakery, Cuban cafe con leche around the corner at Sandy's, another great place for coffee/bagels/coffee cake is The Coffee and Tea House near Southernmost end of Duval, La Te Da has fabulous high class drag shows and dinner, rent bikes for best overall experience (just lock them religiously) or rent a scooter for the day. That's for starters. Don't need to bring many clothes or fancy shoes - very casual and Caribbean. Flip flops work well here day and night!'

Keywords: Close to the arts district and Duval Street

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

            Minimum age is 25....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This is a small cottage, but you could have a child on the pull-out couch in living room....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            You may smoke on the front porch, but we do not allow smoking inside the cottage....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets are by pre-approval only. We are fairly relaxed about pets, but we need to know type and quantity that you will have with you. A separate pet deposit may be required. Also, they are not allowed in the pool area. Sorry....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            with en-suite bathroom, TV, dresser, and two large closets!...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

            convertible couch in living room...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) We have a convertible couch in the living room for the occasional guest...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            clean, bright tiled bathroom with washer/dryer!...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Cool tile floors, private front porch with dog gate, private back yard shared by only 6 owners (most are owner-occupied. There's a yoga/dance studio around the corner as well as a really good Cuban coffee place - Sandy's....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                TVs in living room and bedroom...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                cozy dining space in the kitchen next to windows...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 2 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Each room is controlled separately for your comfort. Please conserve energy as much as possible so we can continue to keep our rental rates at a reasonable level!...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                if you ever need a little something on the rare chilly night...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                with convertible couch, new furniture and flat screen TV...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                fully stocked kitchen including the important blender!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                newly stocked...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                wonderful! There are lounge chairs as well as a dining table/chairs....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                An outdoor kitchen with small fridge and bar area...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                a rather large heated pool by Key West standards, and infrequently used....moreless

              • Heated Pool
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              May-Nov
              May 1 - Nov 30, 2014
              30 night min stay

              $3,500
              Dec
              Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2014
              30 night min stay

              $4,500
              Jan-March
              Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              30 night min stay

              $5,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Pet Fee $500
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Pet fees are required and are variable depending on the number and type of pets that are approved.

              Cleaning fee is generally $150 per rental

              Property manager's office is nearby for emergencies.

              This is a monthly rental only!

              50% due upon signing lease

              remainder of rent plus security deposit (damage deposit) and cleaning fee due one month before rental begins


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              Last updated: 11/05/2014
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              Location

              3 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Key West
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Sloppy Joe's
              2 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              to Ft. Meyers
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Stock Island
              125 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Miami
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Rt. 1
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Seven Fish
              2.5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Ft. Zachary Taylor

              Car: Not Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: My husband and I are architects and have worked in the residential design/build field for the past 20+ years building custom homes and renovating existing historic houses. I continue to practice architecture and my husband is now selling real estate, a passion of his since adolescence. We have 2 wonderful children and look forward to spending more time in Key West once they are off to college. We spent a year in Key West with our kids (and my mother-in-law), our wolf hound and our cat while the kids went to the local schools. We loved getting to know the town from a local's perspective. It's a town with a terrific arts community and talented musicians of all sorts. You can feel the spirit of the town within a few days, though, and you will love our cottage to use as your retreat.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Old Town:
              We loved the manageable size of this cottage and the lush backyard with the generous pool. (did we mention that we love the pool?) We also loved the interior finishes and craftsmanship that were a step above other smaller units that we looked at. You'll be right around the corner from White Street where there are many art galleries, restaurants, excellent Cuban coffee, and one of the best ice cream places on the island (Mathieson's). And don't forget to try Sandy's just around the corner - really great 'cafe con leche' and take out - there's almost always a line so you know it's got to be good!

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Outdoor living is great, especially the pool and landscaping. We love the patio and outdoor kitchen and grille (even has a fridge). Our cottage is very comfortable and cozy and well taken care of. In addition to air conditioning in each room, there are ceiling fans to help keep you cool in the warmer months. You can have all the privacy you want in the house and the back yard but can also be more social on the sweet front porch while you sip your coffee in the morning. The porch also has a gate so that small dogs can be easily contained as well. The local supermarket, Faustos, is just around the corner and has just about everything you'll need while in Key West. They even have wonderful freshly baked bread from a local bakery every day. And try their almond croissants (at the deli counter) - mmmmmm.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Google earth view of our place - wonderful landscaping as you can see.

                Google earth view of our place - wonderful landscaping as you can see.

              • the lovely front porch with a couple of chairs for hanging out

                the lovely front porch with a couple of chairs for hanging out

              • Did we mention the pool? It's a terrific one - large for Key West.

                Did we mention the pool? It's a terrific one - large for Key West.

              • inviting living room with  pull-out sofa, ceiling fan, flat screen TV, etc.

                inviting living room with pull-out sofa, ceiling fan, flat screen TV, etc.

              • the cozy table

                the cozy table

              • the cool new flat screen TV in the bedroom!

                the cool new flat screen TV in the bedroom!

              • the cottage from the street

                the cottage from the street

              • here's a google earth view of the street as you approach our place on the right.

                here's a google earth view of the street as you approach our place on the right.

              • LARGE sunbathing deck by the heated pool!

                LARGE sunbathing deck by the heated pool!

              • one of the many beautiful trees to be found in Key West

                one of the many beautiful trees to be found in Key West

              • some fun car decorating for one of Key West's many parades!

                some fun car decorating for one of Key West's many parades!

              • our front porch from the street with a little 'gate'

                our front porch from the street with a little 'gate'

              • awesome front porch, just a little hidden behind front plantings.....

                awesome front porch, just a little hidden behind front plantings.....

              • the heated pool and landscaped deck with lounge chairs, outdoor kitchen, etc!

                the heated pool and landscaped deck with lounge chairs, outdoor kitchen, etc!

              • our adorable eat-in kitchen

                our adorable eat-in kitchen

              • beautiful bedroom with new AC and built-in desk

                beautiful bedroom with new AC and built-in desk

              • bright, clean fully tiled bathroom with washer/dryer closet

                bright, clean fully tiled bathroom with washer/dryer closet

              • LARGE sunbathing deck and heated pool!

                LARGE sunbathing deck and heated pool!

              • How many places do you recognize?  (you'll recognize a lot more when you've visited Key West!)

                How many places do you recognize? (you'll recognize a lot more when you've visited Key West!)

              • The iconic sunset - from Mallory Square.

                The iconic sunset - from Mallory Square.

              • Do you know where this is?  Hint: it's not on the island of Key West - takes 30 minutes to get there by car....

                Do you know where this is? Hint: it's not on the island of Key West - takes 30 minutes to get there by car....

              VRBO #339927

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, November 05, 2014

              $3,500 - $5,500 per month (USD)
              5

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 11/05/14
              Minimum stay: 30 nights
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              Member since: 2004
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/05/2014
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