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Classic Keys Cottage

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Rock Harbor house description

The Florida Keys are a largely undeveloped paradise connected to the mainland of Florida by the Overseas Hwy. It is a sleepy area reminiscent of a lost time in American culture, but with a tropical feel. Electricity did not even make it to the keys until 1941!!!

Although located within minutes of great dining, shopping and activities, this cottage captures that lost time. Situated on nearly an acre of waterfront land, this cozy 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom poured concrete house built in the 1940's not only has withstood the tests of time - dozens of hurricanes without a scratch - it was completely updated in 2005 with central a/c (and heat), impact windows and doors, a private swimming pool, brand new kitchen with stainless steel applicances, updated bathrooms, and beautifully landscaped grounds.

You can enjoy the mornings with sunrise views over the water as you sit in the swing or on the beach. You can walk the grounds in solitude, or go for kayak right in your own back yard, enjoy a swim, or just relax in the hammock or porch swings.

If you prefer some excitement, you are literally minutes away from John Pennekamp Underwater State Park, some of the best diving, snorkeling and fishing in the world, the opportunity to swim with dolphins, rent boats and jet skis, and enjoy plenty of great shopping, restaurants and bars. Large grocery stores and pharmacies are also close by.

Because this home is situated on such a large parcel of land, when you enter the grounds, you enter you own private estate. If you are looking for solitude and a feeling of the REAL Florida keys, you have found it at Rock Harbor House.

Keywords: Rock Harbor House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                We are NOT A HOUSE FOR COLLEGE SPRING BREAK. You must be 25 to rent this house and proof of age is required (any state issued driver's license will suffice)...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                full bath with shower and tub...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

                full bath with shower and tub...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • This property has a beautiful little pool and a private beach, and sits on nearly an acre of waterfront land. Very private and a very classic keys cottage....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television


                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    THIS PROPERTY HAS ITS OWN PRIVATE BEACH...moreless

                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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


                      • Dining Area


                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Heating:

                        rarely needed but available...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking:

                        ample, even for boat and trailer...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove


                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        there are two kayaks on property. one is a single person, the other two person...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool


                          Write a review 4.7
                          from 6 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
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                          My Standard Rate
                          28 night min stay

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

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                          • cleaning $100 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 12.5%


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                          Last updated: 09/14/2014
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                          60 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Miami International Airport
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Florida Turnpike
                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Miami Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          INTERESTED IN OWNING A MONEY MAKING RENTAL PROPERTY IN THE KEYS? THIS PROPERTY IS FOR SALE AND RECEIVES ON AVERAGE 20 INQUIRIES PER MONTH. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE, CALL SALLY STRIBBLING AT COLDWELL BANKER REALTY, (305) 283-2002. This wonderful private property is minutes away from John Pennekamp Underwater Park where you can rent boats, take a glass bottom boat ride over some of the world's most beautiful coral reefs, or enjoy kayaking, scuba diving and and snorkeling. Many fishing charters are also close by, as are many scuba and snorkel charter companies. Great shopping, and many restaurants, bars and a large grocery store, a sea life park and a great public park with tennis and basketball courts, and a water park for young children are all nearby. You can swim with the dolphins at two different places all within a mile or two of the house.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: I found this gem by accident while paddling my kayak. I came upon it by water and fell in love with this quaint cottage. Little did I know that beyond the house was nearly an acre of land spanning clear up to the main road in Key Largo. After capturing it in a bankruptcy auction, I took about a year to renovate the inside, build the pool, and landscape the grounds. This cottage became home for my family and me for about a year until work called me back to Miami. Now you get to enjoy the solitude I miss.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:

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                          • tranquil beach

                            tranquil beach

                          • pool, screen porch and tiki hut with hammock

                            pool, screen porch and tiki hut with hammock

                          • kitchen


                          • living room off dining area facing screen porch and pool and beach

                            living room off dining area facing screen porch and pool and beach

                          • king bed in master bedroom

                            king bed in master bedroom

                          • second bedroom long view

                            second bedroom long view

                          • twin bed second bedroom

                            twin bed second bedroom

                          • pool and pool deck off of beach

                            pool and pool deck off of beach

                          • long drive up to house

                            long drive up to house

                          • pool, beach and water with swing

                            pool, beach and water with swing

                          • kitchen with dining area

                            kitchen with dining area

                          • futon in master bedroom

                            futon in master bedroom

                          • bathroom off master

                            bathroom off master

                          • queen bed second bedroom

                            queen bed second bedroom

                          • second bathroom

                            second bathroom

                          • long view beach and pool toward house

                            long view beach and pool toward house

                          VRBO #388113

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                          $3,000 per month (USD)

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 09/14/14
                          Minimum stay: 28 nights
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                          Classic Keys Cottage

                          Rock Harbor #388113

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