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Kens Conch Key Cottage-2BR/2bth or 1BR/1bth Getaway + Optional Motor Boat Rental

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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located on a small tropical island, we are a quaint & old Keys style lobster fishing village about 10 miles from Marathon, close to various state parks and beaches. A quiet underdeveloped island with an easy relaxing pace of life, consisting of small residential streets, where you can take a leisurely stroll or bike ride (no traffic) and still embrace the charm of the old Florida Keys.
Tastefully furnished, the cottage is a cozy 2bedroom/2bath romantic getaway with wi fi internet access. The 2nd bedroom/bath is attached to the cottage but separate and accessible by private outside entrance/exit only & provides an extra level of comfort & privacy for 2 couples traveling together or families (Please provide the ages of any children to receive our best possible rates). Each side includes Direct TV with premium channels, & separate thermostatically controlled central a/c - heat. The 2nd br/bth(Outside Bedroom 2) is closed for individual couples who wish & request to rent as a 1br/1bth at the lower rates (*see our 1br/1bth rate schedule under 'additional info about our rates' section ) who would not have the need for a second bedroom (couple or couple with infant). The 2nd br/bth (outside Bedroom 2) is never available for booking by another party during a 1br/1bth rental, insuring your privacy & exclusive use of the property. The back yard opens to a large Tiki hut on the water. Under its roof you'll find swinging hammocks and dining table for relaxation, cocktail hour or outside dining & BBQ. Scenic & on the water, manatees, tropical fish & Loggerhead turtles often come by to visit. Shine a flashlight into the water at night and you might see lobster, octopus, and other marine life passing around the dock. The large dock will accommodate our guests boats & there's plenty of room for trailer storage on property. There is immediate bay and ocean access for flats or deep sea fishing, lobstering, diving and water activities. Our guests may also enjoy the use of our bicycles, kayaks, & row boat without charge. Also (with additional charges) we offer optional small motor boat rentals (available only with the cottage booking for qualified boaters) capable of being used for island hopping, scenic on water exploring, and boat only accessible beaches. This is definitely a NON-SMOKING, NO PET rental.


Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum 26 yrs. of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    2nd br/bth may be unsuitable for young children without an adult as we are on the water and this br/bth has no access thru the house, access is a seperate entrance/exit off the back porch. A foldaway single bed/cot is available for younger children sharing the room with adults in the main cottage. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Outside Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sleeps 2 adults & can accomodate 1 child on a cot...moreless

  • Main Cottage Master Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Sleeps 2 adults & can accomodate 1 additional child on cot...moreless

  • Main Cottage Master Bedroom 1 has a queen bed and can accommodate a single cot for a younger child. Sofa can be used as a single bed. With the exclusion of the Outside Bedroom 2 it becomes the optional *1br/1bth cottage rental available at lower rates (see 'Additional information about rental rates' section below for 1br/1bth rate schedule, conditions apply) _______________________________________________________________________________ 2br/2bth Cottage Rental - Sleeps 4- 5 adults Main Cottage Master Bedroom 1 + Outside bedroom 2 with queen bed and private bathroom. Bedroom 2 is a room that enjoys its own private entrance/exit off the back porch (not accessible thru the main body of the cottage), and individual thermostat controlled central AC/Heat offering a higher level of comfort and privacy for couples and families. We are on the water, this bedroom may be unsuitable for younger children without an adult. Both bedrooms enjoy Direct TV with premium movie channels...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Beautiful scenic sunsets on the water. Huge thatch roof Tiki hut with swinging hammocks for easy relaxation and lighted ceiling fan,table and furniture for outside dining and cocktails on the water. Kayaks and barbeque. Life vests and assorted snorkeling gear is available for guests use. Linens, towels (no beach or boating towels), basic supplies (initial soap, toilette paper etc.), cooking utensils, and washer/dryer are provided....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Enjoy all the premium movie channels...moreless

  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Waterfront:

    Enjoy waterfront dining, cocktails, scenic sunsets or lounging in the hammocks that swing under the large Tiki. You may also inquire about our optional small motor boat rentals...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Dining room and outside dining under the large Tiki Hut...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi Fi...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking on the grounds including space fot boat and trailer...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    For cottage use only, no beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Available for minimum weekly rentals or greater...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Apt. size oven ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Initial starter toilette paper, paper towels, & hand soap ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    4 burner apt. size stove/oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Inquire about our optional small boat rentals ideal for island hopping, exploring and enjoying scenic beaches sandbars, & waterways that are accessible by boat only....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Hammocks under the Tiki Hut for lazy days and sunset coctails next to the water...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 double person and 2 single kayaks are included for your use....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Kayaks and snorkelling equipment available for our guests to use...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12.5%


Holiday week/weekends & Special Event rates are higher.

Minimum Reservation deposit are $500.00 per week, or part of.

Minimum Damage deposits are $500.00 or greater

Additionally, the Main Cottage can be rented as a 1br/1bth for 2 adults only@ the following standard rates (excludes use of the outside 2nd br/bth): Daily (3 night min.) @ $700.00 *

Weekly (7nights) @ $1400.00 *

Monthly (28 nights) Off season consideration

*Special Event/Holiday week & weekend rates higher for 1br & 2br rentals, additionally some Holiday/Special Event periods may require a minimum weeklong booking.

** Ask about rates for optional small boat rentals with cottage.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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We offer small motor boat (option) rental for island hopping, boat only accessible beaches, & scenic exploration on the water close to land. Traditional beaches and state parks are close by also. Larger power boat rental, fishing charters, and fresh seafood are available literally feet away from the property. Also Hawks Cay resort, just around the corner offers a wide variety of water activities such as jet ski rental, para-sailing, powerboat rentals, and fish or dive charters. Lobstermen and local fishing guides with private charter boats are your neighbors and are happy to book a days activities. Fishing and diving are excellent and we are well situated with immediate bay and ocean access by boat. We have on many occasions caught our lobster dinners by snorkeling immediately around the island. Watching the neighbors bring in their daily fresh catch of fish, lobster, stone crabs, and tropical fish for aquariums is very interesting, and purchasing fresh caught from the neighbors for your meal, if you don't catch your own.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: I grew up in Dade County and Biscayne Bay where my family always enjoyed boating, diving, and general water activities. I became a firefighter and retired from Dade County Fire Department after 31.5 years of service.

Why the Owner Chose Conch Key:
I always enjoyed spending so much time in the Florida Keys with friends on this, and other islands. I grew a fond attachment to this particular island for its old style Fla. Keys ambience. This island fishing village is unique to the Fla. Keys experience and it is easy to visualize why so many chose to call it home.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Centraly & practicly located, it is exactly the hafway mark from the mainland to famous Key West, approximately 1.5 hour drive to either, from the property. Locateed adjacent to the Long Key bridge it provides immediate bay and ocean access to the best diving, fishing, kayaking, beaches, and boating activities in the Keys without having to travel time consuming miles to reach a location to cross over from the bay to the ocean or vise versa for water activities. Far enough to feel disconnected from mainland society and relax on the hammocks under the Tiki hut in a very romantic setting.

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Inside cottage Dining

    Inside cottage Dining

  • Kitchen


  • Our CraigCat (Small boat Option) lots of fun and great for shallow waters

    Our CraigCat (Small boat Option) lots of fun and great for shallow waters

  • ZZZZZZZ.......


  • Outside dining and coctails

    Outside dining and coctails

  • Fine dining Keys style!

    Fine dining Keys style!

  • Our neighbor likes to come visit our back yard

    Our neighbor likes to come visit our back yard

  • Plenty of parking for your vehicle & boat trailer

    Plenty of parking for your vehicle & boat trailer

  • Picnic Perfect !!!

    Picnic Perfect !!!

  • 2nd br/bth queen bed

    2nd br/bth queen bed

  • Main cottage Master BR
queen bed

    Main cottage Master BR queen bed

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Our friends, 2 Loggerheads dallying around the dock

    Our friends, 2 Loggerheads dallying around the dock

  • CraigCat beach landing

    CraigCat beach landing

  • Night time Tiki, dining, Happy hour, or just a nice siesta in the hammocks

    Night time Tiki, dining, Happy hour, or just a nice siesta in the hammocks

  • Loggerhead in our back yard

    Loggerhead in our back yard

  • Plenty of dockkage for your boat.

    Plenty of dockkage for your boat.

  • Up close and Personal in the back yard

    Up close and Personal in the back yard

  • Our favorite beach to picnic, private accessible by small boat only and close by

    Our favorite beach to picnic, private accessible by small boat only and close by

  • Born for Island hopping

    Born for Island hopping

  • 2nd BR - queen bed/bth

    2nd BR - queen bed/bth

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