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The Red Grouper - a Funky Floating Condo with Direct Ocean Access

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Exterior with floating deck


Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Stock Island house boat description

The Red Grouper is a one bedroom, one full bath floating house located at Stock Island Marina Village. With direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, it's the perfect way to experience Key West by water. Bring your boat and tie up to the Red Grouper, or just enjoy the ocean breeze from the deck or roof-top viewing area. The interior has been recently remodelled with new furnishings and artwork, and the bedrooms and bathrooms are equipped with luxury towels and linens. We have a gym and a dog park at the marina that are also available for your use. Enjoy all the comforts of home with the atmosphere of maritime living!

Stock Island is located just over the bridge from Key West, about a 15 minute ride to Duval Street. It's close enough to enjoy all the action of downtown but kick back in a more laid back atmosphere. Stock Island Marina Village is home to a colorful and friendly array of live-aboards and commercial fishermen, giving you a unique 'Old Key West' feel. And we're pet friendly!

Stock Island Marina Village: Stock Island Marina Village is a multi-use Marine Community located in historic Safe Harbor and serving live-aboard, recreational, and commercial vessels. We offer free wifi internet, use of our new gym and dog park, laundry facilities, and daily trash pick up. Our office is open 7 days a week, and we have security on site after office hours so you can feel safe during your stay. Our residents are very friendly, courteous, and knowledgable of the area, and the docks are a great slice of Key West life.

Stock Island: In 2007, the New York Times said, “The real Key West? It’s not even located on Key West proper anymore, but just over the Cow Key Channel Bridge, on the even tinier Stock Island.” Home to a diverse group of residents and business (and boats), Stock Island is a little quieter than its neighbor Key West, but still close enough to experience all Key West has to offer. Named after the livestock that used to call it home, Stock Island has a unique commercial history. The docks that currently house the Red Grouper were once lined with hundreds of fishing and shrimping vessels. With easy access to the Atlantic Ocean, proximity to Key West, and old island culture, Stock Island’s a great place to relax and experience the Florida Keys!

Red Grouper Ammenities: The Red Grouper is tastefully outfitted with everything you need during your vacation. Amenities include:

- 1 Queen Bedroom with a closet and dresser
- Full Bathroom (tub shower, sink, and toilet) with towels
- Kitchen (large refrigerator, stovetop, oven, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster) with a breakfast bar
- Living room with Full sized futon (sheets available), TV with Direct TV, IPod Dock and Speakers
- 2 person kayak
- Large outdoor deck with table, chairs, umbrella, BBQ grill
- Rooftop sitting area with chairs
- Parking next to the houseboat
- Cleats on deck to tie up personal boat
- Pet Friendly
- Thorough cleaning service before and after each stay

**Please note: Because the houseboat is located in an active marina, adjacent boats come and go. We do our best to represent the property accurately, but the neighboring vessels may differ between the photos on this site and the current conditions.


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Property Type

      • House Boat

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Towels included


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All


              • Botanical Garden
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 2 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Alarm Clock
              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Available on property...moreless

              • Gym
              • Internet:

                Wi-Fi Access code available from marina office...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Parking:

                One parking space on pier at the unit. ...moreless

              • Sofa Bed
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Boat
              • Boat Dock
              • Boat With Paddles
              • Crow's Nest
              • Deck / Patio:

                Open sun deck on roof...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                2 person kayak included with unit....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane provided...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 17 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall/Winter 2014
                  Oct 26 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Christmas/New Year's Eve 2014
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Peak Season 2015
                  Jan 4 - May 20, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Special Event: Memorial Day
                  May 21 - May 25, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  Peak - Continued
                  May 26 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Post Season 2015
                  Jun 1 - Jul 1, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Special Event: 4th of July
                  Jul 2 - Jul 6, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  Post - Continued
                  Jul 7 - Oct 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Special Event: Fantasy Fest
                  Oct 16 - Oct 25, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  Post - Continued
                  Oct 26 - Dec 19, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Special Event: Christmas & NYs
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
                  5 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 7.5%


                  Rafted vessels will incur additional charges of $5.00 per foot per week or $1.00 per foot per night with complimentary trailer storage.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 12/18/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Key West International Airport
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Hogfish Bar and Grill
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Key West Express
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 1
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Rusty Anchor Restaurant
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Smathers Beach

                  Car: Recommended

                  marina, coin laundry, bird watching, scenic drives, deepsea fishing, sound/bay fishing, pier fishing, groceries.


                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

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                  Speaks: english

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                  • Exterior with floating deck

                    Exterior with floating deck

                  • Living room with Futon

                    Living room with Futon

                  • Kitchen


                  • Bathroom


                  • Fitness Center

                    Fitness Center

                  • Queen Bedroom

                    Queen Bedroom

                  • Breakfast Bar

                    Breakfast Bar

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Rooftop Sitting Area

                    Rooftop Sitting Area

                  • Dog Park

                    Dog Park

                  VRBO #400169

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $190 - $330 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 12/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 24 hours
                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
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