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Five Minute Walk to Beach from the Dolphin House

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Key West style dream vacation home!

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Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Dolphin House is a award winning Key West courtyard style home that was designed and built in 1997 by a Florida architect as his personal vacation dream home. We purchased it in 2003 and have spent many pleasurable and relaxing vacations in it over the last eight years. Your no smoking allowed vacation paradise home is only a five minute walk to Marco Island’s new public beach access. Resident’s Beach is also a five minute walk for any rentals of one month or longer (access requires a pass that can be purchased from Marco Island’s Civic Association). You will also be located just 1/2 block to Marco Island’s lovely Catholic Church.

Dolphin House recently received many updates including whole house paint/wall treatments, new flooring, bathroom upgrades, a front load washer/dryer, Kenmore Elite kitchen appliances, granite kitchen counters, and a beautiful private salt water spa/plunge/and wading pool with automatic controls. Attached to the front porch is a separate casita bedroom with its own bathroom, microwave and dorm fridge. The interior of the house is professionally decorated in a Tommy Bahama style and features four cable TVs (all are LCD flat screens), two DVD players, a stereo, and wireless internet connectivity for your electronic devices.

Outdoor features include six ceiling fans to cool the lanai/pool area, covered patio dining area with a BBQ and front porch from which you can watch a sunset or tropical rain storm with your favorite beverage. The back yard is fully fenced with two huge mango trees that you can harvest from May through July. Well behaved, housebroken, small dogs with acceptable documentation that they are current with vaccinations and are taking flea/tick prevention medication are welcome. Unfortunately, we do not allow cats as guests in our home.

Marco Island has miles of beautiful white sand beaches and warm water for myriad outdoor activities including shelling, jogging, boating, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Restaurants, shopping, attractions, entertainment, and other activities are close to round out your perfect vacation. We live nearby to answer any questions and address all of your needs are met during your stay.


Keywords: Key West Style House with Separate Casita, Well-behaved , Housebroken Small Dog Friendly

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome:

                Suitable for families with well-behaved children however, please note that pool area is not fenced and the bathrooms feature walk-in showers only although they both have sliding, height adjustable, hand held shower heads....moreless

              • Limited Accessibility:

                Home is elevated and has up to six steps/stairs to reach one-level living areas, etc....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                small dogs, under 25 pounds, with current veterinary documentation that all vaccinations up-to-date and the dog is on flea/tick preventative medication....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • King size beds (1) Upgraded pillowtop., Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Daybed with two mattresses that can push together to make a king bed or separate into twin beds....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Private Casita is a third bedroom with separate bath which is ideal for couples on vacation that desire privacy. The main bathroom features a bidet and both bathrooms have comfort height toilets....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    4 LCD Flatscreens (bedrooms each have a 32', great room has a 37')...moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Outside teak dining table with four chairs in gas BBQ area....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Frontloading...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All bedding, bath towels (including beach towels), and kitchen soft goods are provided....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Extra long driveway...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer in accordance with the City of Marco Island timeframe regulations....moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Frontloading...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully equipped kitchen with starter cleaning equipment....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Granite counters and Kenmore Elite appliances....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    limited flour, sugar, salt/pepper, etc....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Additional area with pavers with teak dining table and four chairs...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Hot Tub
                  • Private Pool:

                    Heated saltwater spa, plunge pool, and separate wading pool....moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas/New Year 2014
                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Martin Luther King Day
                  Jan 17 - Jan 23, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Presidents Day 2015
                  Feb 14 - Feb 20, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Easter 2015
                  Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Memorial Day 2015
                  May 23 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  July 4th 2015
                  Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Labor Day 2015
                  Sep 5 - Sep 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Thanksgiving 2015
                  Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Christmas/New Year 2015
                  Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,025

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,875

                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Small, well-behaved dogs will be considered with proof at check-in from Veterinarian that vaccinations are current and flea/tick medication is administered on an ongoing basis.

                  Rates are subject to change prior to reservation confirmation. $500 refundable Security Deposit is required reservation confirmation. Full payment due according to terms of Rental Contract.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/18/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  Car: Recommended

                  Air boat rides in nearby Everglades National Park, Key West Trips available via boat or plane.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: We are retired state government workers from San Diego, California that have loved southwest Florida since first visiting Marco Island in the 1980's. We were fortunate enough to purchase our Marco Island vacation dream home in 2003 for our family to enjoy. We now live in nearby Naples FL. with our two West Highlands, Max and Madison. We would love to introduce you to southwest Florida and all it has to offer for you to enjoy!

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                  We love the feel of a small and safe city that still has nearby amenities and activities.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Dolphin House is so close to the beach that you can stroll over for a walk or shelling on the spur of the moment without having to pre-plan, pack up the car, and look for parking.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Key West style dream vacation home!

                    Key West style dream vacation home!

                  • Front Porch/Pool Area

                    Front Porch/Pool Area

                  • Open Concept Great Room with Volume Ceiling

                    Open Concept Great Room with Volume Ceiling

                  • Living Room/Dining Room Area

                    Living Room/Dining Room Area

                  • Well-equipted Galley Kitchen is Open Concept to Great Room

                    Well-equipted Galley Kitchen is Open Concept to Great Room

                  • View From the Galley Kitchen

                    View From the Galley Kitchen

                  • Main House Queen Bed Guest Room

                    Main House Queen Bed Guest Room

                  • Casita Bedroom with Microwave and Dorm Fridge

                    Casita Bedroom with Microwave and Dorm Fridge

                  • Courtyard Pools and Outside Dining Area

                    Courtyard Pools and Outside Dining Area

                  • Key West Style Covered Porch Between Casita and Main House

                    Key West Style Covered Porch Between Casita and Main House

                  • Comfortable and Stylish Livingroom

                    Comfortable and Stylish Livingroom

                  • Great Room Area

                    Great Room Area

                  • View of Galley Kitchen From Dining Area

                    View of Galley Kitchen From Dining Area

                  • Romantic King Master Bedroom with Volume Ceiling

                    Romantic King Master Bedroom with Volume Ceiling

                  • Unique Main House Multi-use Bathroom Has Dual Sinks and Large Walk-in shower

                    Unique Main House Multi-use Bathroom Has Dual Sinks and Large Walk-in shower

                  • Casita Bathroom with Walk-in Shower

                    Casita Bathroom with Walk-in Shower

                  VRBO #392661

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $1,875 - $2,025 per week (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 2 days
                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
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