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CALL OR EMAIL THE OWNER FOR MORE INFORMATION about this beautifully renovated Florida Keys home. Happy Tarpon is located on both the Florida Bay and a deep-water canal. We have a protected Dock and a comfortably furnished home. The center-piece of the home is a heated private Pool directly outside of the living room and kitchen. There is a sunning deck/wading area built in the shallow end of the pool. Watch spectacular sunsets from the house, pool and view-deck looking West. This home is Perfect for fishermen and families alike. 3 bedroom/3 1/2 bath. Full size laundry. The appliances, the marble floors, comfortable beds and tropical furniture make this home simply delightful easy living. Our boat dock holds up to a 25 foot boat in the deep-water canal. We have a fish cleaning station next to the dock with fresh water. Happy Tarpon is centrally located to all that Islamorada has to offer: Walk 1/2 a block to the Lorelei Restaurant or drive to the best shopping, dining, fishing, boating and scuba diving in the Florida Keys. CONTACT OWNER FOR MORE INFORMATION
Keywords: Single-family home, Heated Pool, Boat Dock, Sunset views on the Florida Bay, Recently renovated Two-story Islamorada house, Wifi, cable TVs, Easy Access to Back Country Fishing and the Ocean. Peaceful. Private Home.
Mini Lobster week Jul 25 - Aug 1, 2015 7 night min stay
2015 Aug 2 - Dec 19, 2015 7 night min stay
2016 Season Jan 1 - Aug 27, 2016 7 night min stay
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Direct access to the Florida Bay and Back Country flats. It is a short ride to to the Ocean and Salt-water fishing.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: I grew up in Jackson Hole, Wyoming with a passion for fly fishing. I own and manage Snake River Angler, the largest fly fishing outfitter in Jackson Hole and in Grand Teton National Park. I operate two retail fishing stores and employ 20 full time Wyoming fishing guides.
My love of fishing and the ocean led me and my family to Islamorada for the best in salt-water fishing. My wife loves to fish and the 5 children often go out in the boat with us.
Why the Owner Chose Islamorada: I walked into the back yard of 118 Madeira, stood on the dock and saw a manatee swimming in the canal. I could also see schools of big mangroove snapper hanging out by the pilings. I have fished all over the world from Belize to Mongolia. I could not pass up the chance to buy Happy Tarpon after 22 years of visiting and fishing here. Islamorada is unmatched for the variety and access to backcountry and offshore fishing anywhere in the world. It is also a peaceful, private location for the family. Islamorada is good for the fisherman and the family with all the activities available in the area.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The variety of water activities is boundless with snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, stand up paddle-boarding, boating, wind surfing, kite boarding, fly fishing, reef fishing, and offshore ocean fishing. The beauty of the Everglade National Park is right out the back door. White herons sit on the edge of the pool and look in our living room window (!!) and the manatees come and visit regularly all winter. Ever since I saw my first 100 plus pound tarpon jumping out of the water with my fly in its mouth I have been in love with Islamorada and the Florida Keys.