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Exquisite Estate by the Gulf of Mexico

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Rock Harbor house description

Very comfortable & peaceful.2 large size guest rooms & Master Suite w/ Private lavatory. Formal Dining area as well as, patio table and outside lounging and tables. Full kitchen, laundry, walk out on our private sandy beach about 200 steps. Swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. Flora and fauna abound. This is a ground floor residence that is 2,500 sq.' home. Lots of room to relax and enjoy. We have cable on request but you must order through us so it's turned on and ready for you when you arrive. The guest rooms are a little larger than a typical guest room and the master suite is expansive with a private sitting area. The waterfront is open to our family and a few guests. We're part of the Marine Sanctuary so there's no fishing on the estate. However we do have guides that will come directly to our water front and there's fishing about 2 mins away.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage


              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age is 25....moreless

              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Thank you for not smoking in our clean fresh environment. Smoke free ZONE. ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

              • Guest Room 1: 1 queen

                Room is about 300 square ft....moreless

              • Grand Master Suite: 1 king

                Lovely master bedroom with private lavatory....moreless

              • Guest room 2: 1 queen

                Comfy Queen bed with windows surrounding room. 300 sq ft....moreless

              • Lovely plush fresh white linens&non-allergic down comforter. Quiet sweet little room where you're able to see our canopy of trees from every window....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Shared between Guest Room 1 & 2...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Grand Master Bedroom private lavatory...moreless

              • We have 2 bath rooms.

              Other Amenities

                  • We are a family that's resided in the Rock Harbor area since 1969. We adore our beautiful Florida Keys. We've had businesses and are now raising the 3rd generation here. If there's anything I can help you with PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE for 1 moment to ask. I know some sweet amazing out of the way places that some locals don't know & I'm happy to oblige. Oh there is 1 question everyone asks. 'May we fish from the dock?' We respectfully reply No please. Our bay is considered one of the cleanest and most lush with fish and beauty and is part of the Florida Bay Sanctuary. So please we ask you to respect this. Also if you'd like a coconut, pineapple or Key limes please ask us for assistance. Thank you for your thoughtful consideration to the beauty of our property....moreless


                  • Books:

                    We have our family library and again you're welcome to borrow my library card for the time you're lodging with us....moreless

                  • DVD Player:


                  • Games:

                    Scrabble, Battleship, Yahtzee, Life and plenty more, ...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    Tons of music....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Direct TV...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Upon Request. A docking station the fits both your iPad or any device including phones. Similar to a Boise. ...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Flat screen 42 inch...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Some ...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    Wii upon request....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Upon request. We can also permit you to borrow our local library card to check films out for free....moreless


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    Natural & beautiful part of the 'Fla State Paddeling Trail'.There are (3) houses on the estate. This home is about 200 steps from the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront:

                    We have a huge back yard that opens up on the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Plenty of room to move around...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    Dining Sun Room overlooks our gardens and the Fountain'. This room can seat up to 10. There's a separate Bar area that seats and additional 3 or 4 dining guests....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    In all rooms...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Same as washing machine Yes we have that available....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Heaters available....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Dive Capital of the world & the Fishing Capital of the World. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,Glass bottom boat, African Queen,Paddle Boat Dining, 1.5 hrs to KW, 45 min Everglades...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Lovely crisp white linens in all rooms....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Lovely 800 sq.' area with windows for complete views....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    You are alloted 2 parking spaces....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Wifi accessible...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Fresh white towels for the cottage Beach towels you may want to pack....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Your on private laundry located inside covered away from the elements....moreless



                  • Bicycles:

                    We're purchasing in Winter of 2014...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Yes under the canopy of trees....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    30 mins North Redlands Country Club or 30 mins South Sombrero Club...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    We have3 & we're part of the Florida State Kayak Trail. Directly up the bay about a 2 min paddle is 1 of the stop overs on the Kayak trail. Varadero Beach....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Located by the water front....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    All over the 2 acre estate. Flowers and fauna abound. Coconut trees, trying Pineapples, Key Limes. We're building our Organic Mini garden in the Fall of 2014...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:


                  • Tennis:

                    Located near the 'Jacobs Aquatic Park' about 2 min away....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Snorkle, masks, fins, some jackets....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    We have a community pool that is a 2 min ride called 'Jacobs Aquatic Center' adorable children Pirate Pool as well as all the other pools. We love swimming in our spectacular Florida Bay....moreless

                  • Private Pool:

                    Community Pool 'Jacobs Aquatic Center' I believe it's $8.00 a day or you can purchase for the week. I believe :/...moreless



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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season
                  Dec 1 - Sep 8, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $2,500 $6,500
                  Christmas & New Years
                  Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2015
                  14 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  Spring Break
                  Mar 8 - Mar 14, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning Fee $140 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Tax Rate 12.5%


                  Short Term Rental Agreement:

                  Property is furnished & includes linens and towels.

                  2. Rental Party

                  3.Addl guests arriving for the day is $75. per person per day between 12-3pm.

                  4. Guest agrees to abide by the Rental Rules. (To be given upon arrival.)

                  5. All monies are non refundable.

                  Damage Protection will be added upon disscussion of legth of stay.

                  Payment:Checks.Cashiers.Money Order,Western Union

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                  Last updated: 12/16/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  68 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Miami International airport
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Redlands Country Club
                  72 Miles
                  Nearest Train

                  Car: Recommended

                  Gorgeous 2 acre private quiet gated family estate. Gorgeous ole Florida ambiance in a canopy of Old original hardwoods. The 'GRACIOUS ESTATE' is a 3 bedroom 2 bath Estate residence only 200 steps to the water and beach.Sleeps 6-7 Adults. Our other lodgings are more tailored for 2 guests. Please Specify which lodging by typing your request to either: The Gracious Estate or Sunrise Suite or Sunset Suite. We're happy to tailor your lodging and leisure to the type of dwelling that will be well suited for you. Please call and I'm very happy to chat about either lodging.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1973

                  About the owner: We're a family that loves to entertain other familes and new friends. Love the arts, sunsets and just adore the Florida Keys.

                  Why the Owner Chose Rock Harbor:
                  We're a very unique property.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Beautiful waterfront, free access to kayaks, grills. We are 1 min. from a stop over on the Florida Keys Paddeling Trail. We clean with only American Made Clean Green Organic Products. We know our area & love to chit chat about it :) There is no fishing available in our area, as we're in a protected area of the Everglades National Park Sanctuary. We love our fish & protect our sealife. So please no fishing from our property. Also we are a smoke free environment. No smoking permitted inside or outside. Rental Rules: 1. People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest. 2. Our beautiful homes are owned privately; the owners are not responsible for any accidents injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it's agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise. 3. All linens are to stay inside the unit. Please bring beach towels if needed.

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                  Speaks: english



                  • Another Sunny by the beach

                    Another Sunny by the beach

                  • Guest Suite 1

                    Guest Suite 1

                  • Can you picture yourself here for the Winter months. ahhh relax :)

                    Can you picture yourself here for the Winter months. ahhh relax :)

                  • Master Suite Bay windows.

                    Master Suite Bay windows.

                  VRBO #449936

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                  $350 - $357 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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