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Contemporary Bali-Style Design-120ft Sandybeach-Ideal for Weddings, Group Events

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Grassy Key estate description

Come celebrate your 'rainbow' wedding with us. Available January 8-17. Life is a beach...a 120ft. private Florida Keys beach. Architect-owner's brand new dream home, gated and set far back and elevated, Idyllic, acre plus private beach front, 2 hours from MIA AND 1-1/4 hours from Key West. A grass motor court leads to the stunning Coral stone-clad minimalist contemporary, with the glass entrance flanked by illuminated reflection pools with shooting water arcs. Designed to maximize beach and sunrise views, and oriented to catch prevailing ocean and bay breezes.
The spacious, luminous reception area, with walls of glass for breathtaking ocean and garden views, features a floating staircase and a wine room with glass doors. Downstairs guest quarters or bedroom suites with recreation/meditation room. Spacious terrace and fully equipped summer kitchen with a large island/bar featuring a raw-bar or chilling trough and mirrored back splash for ocean views. Heated spa and infinity edge pool with swim-in place feature. Indonesian 'Bale' tiki on beach.
Wake up to sunrise views from the upstairs master suie with walls of windows and glass doors open to the upstairs terrace, framed by the sea and sky. The fabulous bath and dressing suite includes 2 walk-in closets. Three additional upstairs bedroom suites hav eversatile folding walls for privacy or open plan. Large upstairs terrace floats above pool and overlooks beach.
Dramatic illumination and water features and limestone floors throughout, marble and granite custom designed sinks and countertops. Top of the line appliances. Two-car garage, laundry/utility area. 4-zone AC.
Great for weddings and similar celebratory family events.
House designed to meet Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and built to green specifications.
Ideal for destination weddings, birthdays and other celebratory, multi-generational events.


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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 6300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Private Chef
          • Staff


          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            We have extensive swimming pool play items...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Full Elevator capable of carrying up to 4 people with groceries or 2 people with a wheelchair...moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Will assist the guests in booking professional fishing charters, diving, scuba, kayaking, etc....moreless


              • Game Room
              • Satellite / Cable:


              • Television:

                2 TVs, one downstairs in Game Room, one upstairs in Living room...moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa


              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront
              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront
              • Water View
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                Upstairs and downstairs Also, outside terrace...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                Four (4) control zones...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking:

                Parking for two cars inside garage. Additional parking on grass terrace, as needed...moreless

              • Elevator
              • Fitness Room / Equipment
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Hi Speed Wifi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                (2) Regular (upstairs) and summer-kitchen (downstairs)...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Industrial-size Microwave...moreless

              • Oven:

                Convection - Bosch...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Upstairs a full Sub-Zero frig and freezer. Downstairs, small frig by summer kitchen...moreless

              • Stove:

                One upstairs, one downstairs...moreless

              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                Full view of ocean...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Available for rent nearby - Owner will recommend reputable outfitter....moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                Golf course in Marathon...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                On request - also available for rent nearby, owner will recommend reputable outfitter....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Balinese Bale...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Full, industrial size barbecue...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Tennis Courts available in Marathon...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Noodles, play gear, etc....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Private Pool:

                Infinity-edge pool with trough and heated spa...moreless

              • Jetted Tub


              Write a review 4.8
              from 31 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              December 17-24
              Dec 17 - Dec 24, 2014
              5 night min stay
              Start 2015 in Style
              Jan 8 - Jan 17, 2015
              5 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Cleaning Fee $275
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 12.5%


              Special events are subject to an additional "Event Fee". For weddings, it is $1,500, corporate and similar events negotiable.

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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              Last updated: 12/03/2014
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              • Sombrero Beach

                "Wonderful beach run by the City of Marathon. Very nice public facilities, smooth and shallow..."

              • Key's Fisheries

                "One of the best places in the entire Florida Keys to eat fresh and deliciously prepared seaf..."

              • Dolphin Research Center

                "Outstanding Dolphinarium located only 500 yards from our property. Swim with the dolphins, v..."

              • Old Seven Mile Bridge

                "A spectacular 2.2 mile walkable (or bikable) stretch between Sunset Park (end of Marathon) a..."

              • Seven Mile Bridge

                "Fantastic views over Moser Channel. See this unique bridge entirely over water. Also, don't ..."

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              90 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Miami International Airport - Key West Int. Airpor
              1 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Private Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Places to eat:


              1. Butterfly Café, Tranquility Bay : Upscale, very nice, restaurant within an upscale typical Keys hotel.

              2. Keys Fisheries – Good seafood, funky, theme-oriented restaurant and fish market

              3. Lazy Days South – Excellent views, abundant portions. – U.S.1 to 11th Street, make a left towards the Ocean, next to Marathon Marina.

              4. Plaza Grill ¬– Upscale Italian/Continental. Good food, pricey – Celebratory – Next to Marathon Deli, where you can buy excellent Boars Head cold cuts at prices below Publix.

              5. Frank’s Grill – Good, honest Italian food, cooked by the chef/owner, reasonably priced.

              6. Porky’s Bayside – Barbecue, good value.

              7. Hideaway Café -- Very close to our property, good food, needs reservations.

              8. Barracuda Grill - - OK, can be pricey

              9. Tarpon Creek - Good for pizzas, casual atmosphere – part of the Holiday Inn Express

              10.Lencho’s – Southern Mexican food – Daily all you can eat.

              11.Hurricane Grill – Buffalo wings/pizzas, informal eatery.

              12.Several breakfast spots:

              a.Sweet Savannah’s – Great cupcakes, coffee and croissants

              b.Juice Paradise – Good basic Cuban food.

              c.Stuffed Pig – Good American breakfast.

              d.Wooden Spoon – Good American breakfast.

              e.Island Fish Company – Good for breakfast and lunch

              f.Baricci’s – Sandwiches, Panini, etc.

              ISLA MORADA: Too many restaurants to detail. However, here are my favorites:

              1.Chef Michael’s Love and Hog Fish: My personal favorite, Chef Michael does a great job with fresh fish. Also, puts out an outstanding a la carte Sunday Brunch.

              2.Pierre’s: Excellent but pricey, good for celebrations, prepare to spend a bundle.

              3.Tower of Pizza: Basic but good pizza and salads.

              4.Lazy Days North: Same management and menu as Lazy Days South.

              KEY WEST: Too many restaurants to detail. Here my favorites:

              1.ZaZa’s Pizzeria: In Sugarloaf Key, mm 17, about 20 minutes before KW. Best pizza, authentic ingredients. Chef/owner ZaZa very personable.

              2.Sunset Key: Small island across from KW, reachable by free ferry from the Westin Hotel. Excellent restaurants, Latitudes, fresh fish, top-notch service.

              3.Lou’s Backyard: Perhaps the best restaurant in KW, has a classic menu downstairs and a tapas menu upstairs.

              Things to Do:


              1.Fishing: We can recommend two types of fishing charters:

              - Deep Sea Fishing: We can recommend Captain Mederos, a very reliable captain. Provides ½, ¾ and full day charters for up to 6 people in his boat. Half-day = $650; Three Quarter day = $850; Full Day: $950.

              -Flat Fishing (Tarpon and Bonefish): Captain Richard Keating, about the same pricing, but for 2 people

              -There are various group charters that can be booked on for less than $100/day per person.

              2.Boating: Numerous outfits rent boats. We like Captain Hook’s, Vaca Key, Marathon

              3.Diving/Snorkeling: Again, several operators. We can recommend some.

              4.Bicycling: Keys Outfitter, in Marathon, excellent firm.

              5.Kayaking: Several reputable places rent kayaks to explore both bay and ocean.

              6. Old Seven Mile Bridge and Pigeon Key: You will want to visit this historical attraction and museum, memorializing Henry Flagler’s construction of the Railroad that Went to Sea, widely known as the eighth wonder of the modern world. Excellent sunset viewing.

              7.Crane Point: Natural Park and Museum

              8.Dolphin Research Center: Just across from our property. Non-profit attraction designed to preserve dolphins and other marine mammals. Viewing and “swim-with-the-dolphin” opportunities.

              9.Turtle Hospital.


              You can enjoy a good swim off our own beach, 240 ft of it, a shallow and very calm beach. There are others nearby, including:

              1.Sombrero Beach.Take Sombrero Boulevard (right next to Publix, mm50) to the end. This is a wonderful active beach owned and maintained by the City of Marathon.

              2.Bahia Honda State Park:Right off the 7-mile bridge (between Marathon and Big Pine Key). Voted one of the 10 best beaches in the United States.

              3.Curry Hammock State Park: About 1 mile south of our property, in Grassy Key itself. Great bird watching opportunities as well.

              4.Long Key State Park: About 8 miles north of our property, in Long Key.

              KEY WEST: Lots of things to do in this touristy town:

              1.Duval Street (very touristy);

              2.Mallory Square (at sunset, by the water/cruise ship channel), lots of people, fun;

              3.Several museums, including Mel Fisher’s Atocha exhibit. Hemingway’s House.


              5.Butterfly Gardens,

              6.Southernmost point in the US.

              7.Sunset Key (See above under restaurants).

              8.You can also take a ferry to Ft. Jefferson/the Tortugas, a full day trip which requires either staying overnight in KW or leaving very early out of Marathon.

              ISLAMORADA: Great restaurants, elegant shops.

              1.Diving Museum

              2.Thursday Night Art

              KEY LARGO:

              Key Largo Reef: Back in Key Largo (mm103), glass bottom boat, snorkeling, kayaking, etc.


              Owner info

              Why the Owner Chose Grassy Key:
              Unique 120-ft on the beach, very relaxing, capable of hosting up to 12 people.

              The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
              Nearby Yacht Club and commercial marinas offer berthing facilities for boats in excess of 100 ft. We would be happy to make boating/berthing arrangements

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • View from Sandy Beach

                View from Sandy Beach

              • Evening view from Beach

                Evening view from Beach

              • Front View of the House - Grass motor court - Daytime

                Front View of the House - Grass motor court - Daytime

              • First Floor Terrace, partial view of pool

                First Floor Terrace, partial view of pool

              • 1st Floor terrace and pool in the evening

                1st Floor terrace and pool in the evening

              • Detail of Pool Bathroom featuring a 1-piece marble tub

                Detail of Pool Bathroom featuring a 1-piece marble tub

              • Second Floor Kitchen and Dining Rooms

                Second Floor Kitchen and Dining Rooms

              • Upstairs - Main living area - overlooking full ocean view terrace

                Upstairs - Main living area - overlooking full ocean view terrace

              • Second Master Bedroom

                Second Master Bedroom

              • Game room and bedroom, downstairs

                Game room and bedroom, downstairs

              • Beachside wedding - Ceremony by the sea

                Beachside wedding - Ceremony by the sea

              • Close-up from Beach

                Close-up from Beach

              • Beach View from Second Floor Terrace

                Beach View from Second Floor Terrace

              • Balinese 'Bale' tiki on beach

                Balinese 'Bale' tiki on beach

              • Front View of the House - Nightime

                Front View of the House - Nightime

              • 1st Floor Terrace and infinity-edge pool over beach

                1st Floor Terrace and infinity-edge pool over beach

              • Free-floating stairs between 1st and 2nd floors

                Free-floating stairs between 1st and 2nd floors

              • Second Floor Living and Dining Rooms areas

                Second Floor Living and Dining Rooms areas

              • Dining Room with view of Beach Terrace

                Dining Room with view of Beach Terrace

              • Master Bedroom - Principal - Overlooking second floor terrace - full ocean view

                Master Bedroom - Principal - Overlooking second floor terrace - full ocean view

              • Master Bathroom with programmable shower and his/her closets

                Master Bathroom with programmable shower and his/her closets

              • Recent Wedding - Beach-side arrangement in the evening

                Recent Wedding - Beach-side arrangement in the evening

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              $600 - $929 per night (USD)

              5 Bedroom / 6.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

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              Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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              Speaks: english
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