Relaxation in Paradise - Open Water Canal

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Last updated: 05/14/2015

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  • Minimum stay:28-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Relaxing in the beautiful Florida Keys, it does not get any better than this! Swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear open water canal, docking your boat to go to world renowned Looe Key Marine Sanctuary, or heading down to Key West for all the night life and fine dining that it has to offer. This 3 bedroom has all the comforts of home in this tropical paradise island setting.

The master bedroom is furnished with a new king-size memory foam mattress, sleeping on this is a dream. This room has its own bath. One of the guest rooms is upstairs with a new queen-size bed and a twin bed, with a second bath in the hall area. The other guest room is separate, downstairs by itself, with two twin beds which can be converted to a queen. This room requires the use of an outside staircase to come up to the rest of the house. This room is perfect for sleeping in late, very private and peaceful.

There is free wi-fi and cable television in the living room and all bedrooms.

There is a beautiful balcony patio upstairs which overlooks the blue water canal. It is a great place for your morning coffee, lunch, or afternoon cocktails. There is also a downstairs patio area with a gas barbeque grill and sunbathing area.

The house is on an open canal which has access to the Atlantic and Gulf waters. The water is crystal clear and great for snorkeling and swimming. If you don't have a boat, there are great marinas and dive trips within blocks to get you out to some of the most beautiful diving and fishing in the world.

This home is a 3 block walk to 5 Brothers Two Grocery which has the best Cuban coffee and sandwiches in the Keys. It is only 1 more block to Boondocks Bar and Grill, a great place to eat and listen to live music most nights in the large tiki open air restaurant. You definitely get the island atmosphere, and they also have a great miniature golf course. There is also a large grocery store on Big Pine Key, just minutes away by car.

Of course, one of the best things about this home is its close proximity to Key West. This quaint, historical southernmost city is always entertaining and has some of the finest dining establishments anywhere. It is hard to choose, there are so many to pick from. There are also many activities to enjoy, from sunset cruises to snorkeling adventures, with everything in between.

This is a very welcoming home and it is the perfect place to explore all of the adventures that this paradise we call the Florida Keys has to offer.

Keywords: Keys Conch House, Keys Cottage, Tropical Home, Florida Keys Stilt Home


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Boat Dock, crystal clear swimming/snorkeling canal.


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Season
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2016
28 night min stay

July Mini-Lobster
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2016
31 night min stay

flat fee
August Lobster
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2016
31 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: We love to travel and the Keys have always been one of our favorite places.

Why the Owner Chose Ramrod Key:
We have been visiting the Florida Keys for many years and love the beauty of the Lower Keys. The diving and tropical waters of this area are unsurpassed. Key West ,with its architecture, history and wonderful eclectic mix of people, has always been one of our favorite places in the world to visit.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Many people who have stayed in this home through the years have told me that there is a peace and serenity about it that draws them back. I know it is the beauty of the setting and the laid back feeling you get here that makes you want to stay. It is one of our favorite places to relax and unwind.

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  • House view from dock

    House view from dock

  • House from street

    House from street

  • Canal from Balcony

    Canal from Balcony

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining and Kitchen

    Dining and Kitchen

  • Guest Room 2 - Queen and Twin Beds

    Guest Room 2 - Queen and Twin Beds

  • Guest Bath

    Guest Bath

  • House from across canal

    House from across canal

  • Upstairs Patio Area

    Upstairs Patio Area

  • View down canal

    View down canal

  • Living and Dining Area

    Living and Dining Area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Downstairs Guest Room - Converts to Queen

    Downstairs Guest Room - Converts to Queen

  • Key Deer Across the Street

    Key Deer Across the Street

VRBO #361719

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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Ramrod Key #361719

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