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The Meeting Point - Key West - Elegant and Grand

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes, Old Town estate description

The Meeting Point – Key West is by-far the most spacious and classically elegant vacation rental property on the island. Situated in the heart of Old Town, there is nothing else like it. If you’re looking for luxury and plenty of room, The Meeting Point is the grandest vacation rental in Key West, both in stature and style. Refashioned in early 2013, by new owners who have fallen in love with the property, it has been thoughtfully re-designed to create an exclusive vacation rental compound to meet the specific needs of larger groups with discerning tastes.

A combination of the renovated stately centurion 7 bedroom 7 bathroom 3-story Victorian mansion, Grande Dame Key West – ‘The Watson House’ and the brand new ‘L-Shape’ 4 bedroom 4 bathroom courtyard villa, Villa Nouveau Key West, this vacation property compound is ideal to stage a reunion of family and friends or corporate gathering. In concert, the grounds provide 2 private swimming pools with lounge decks (one pool has Jacuzzi jets), 2 classic Victorian front porches overlooking a beautiful historic street, 2 covered terraces with look-down views of the back pool garden, plus private off-street parking for multiple vehicles.

The Main Victorian Home: The interior of this wooden 1800’s Victorian home provides 3 stories of living space with 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. The first floor is comprised of a traditional Victorian parlor style living room, 'game-room' style family room, full dining room, and a fully renovated chef’s kitchen styled with granite counter tops, tile floors, and stainless steel appliances.
Ceilings throughout the 1st floor are an impressive 12+ feet height and the original ceiling architectural detail still exists. There are two bedrooms and two full bathrooms on the 1st floor. One bedroom has a queen size bed provides an en-suite bathroom. Both are done up in a charming New Orleans style, with a fashionable metal 4-poster beds. The 2nd bedroom, with a king size bed, is set in the original mansion ‘sun room. The bathroom for the 2nd bedroom is located just steps from the bedroom.

The graceful banister staircase topped with elegant chandelier, leads to the 2nd floor to 4 more bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. All bedrooms on the 3rd floor are styled differently. The spacious front bedroom has a queen size bed and French doors that open to a porch that spans the entire width of the home overlooking historic Simonton Street. The west side bedroom features a queen size pencil-style four poster bed off-set with knotty pine wainscoting, original Dade pine planked wood floors, and large sash windows to let in plenty of sun light.

The east side bedroom features vintage white wicker furnishings and a queen size white wicker bed. The back bedroom is more modern, offering a king size bed and double sets of French doors leading to a large covered terrace with a dramatic down-look view of the courtyard garden, and swimming pool below.

Moving up to the 3rd floor, we find a beautiful private split-level ‘pent-house style’ suite with lounging sofa, large screen TV, small kitchen, bedroom, an additional sleeping space, and a full bathroom with tub. Since the upper level of the 3rd floor also provides all these amenities on a private floor, it is an ideal place for a couple who are traveling with a group to find a private “love nest.”

The focus of the space is the media area with lounging sofa and large screen TV on the first level. The scene is set with beautiful hardwood floors. It is built-out to feel spacious with soaring ceilings that are set right up next to the roof line. Double sets of French doors lead to a private verandah and the additional height from the 3rd floor captures even a more dramatic view from the terrace outside that overlooks the courtyard garden swimming pool below.

The 3rd floor bedroom is neatly tucked into an alcove. It’s cozy, but becomes an adorable little intimate hideaway space when the double set of doors is closed. It offers a trundle bed that can be made as a king size bed or 2 twin beds. Outside the door, on the opposite side of the room, a 2nd trundle bed, that can also be made up as 2 twins or a king size bed, offers a 2nd sleeping space.

The 4-Bedroom Villa: Nearly everything about this 4 bedroom 4 bathroom vacation villa is brand shiny new in February 2013. Only the original roof line and front entrance walls remain to protect the historic exterior. The interior décor has a color palate of soft tropical blue and sand tones with elegant wood and leather modern furnishings. Floors throughout are tiled with earth tone travertine marble. Interesting architectural angles and detail make the spaces fresh and interesting. An open concept kitchen-dining room-living room that is just large enough is finished with granite counter tops, upscale stainless steel appliances and fixtures, an entertainment center with a flat-screen TV and wet-bar.

For sleeping, the bedrooms shown on the graphic as number 1 - provides California king size bed, 2 and 3 - king size beds, while bedroom number 4 provides 2 twin beds. Each of the 4 bedrooms provides a private en-suite bathroom. Bedrooms with king size beds provide spacious walk-in showers, while the bedroom with the twin beds offers a bath tub with in-tub shower.

The layout of the interior space in each dwelling offers many different usage options. But we would like to point out excellent options that meet private housing needs for special gatherings, such as a bride and groom or even grandparents who need some solitude from a larger family group. The flexible design concept imagined options that include the possibility of reserving the 3rd floor penthouse suite of the Victorian home, or parlaying the open-concept living room/kitchen plus back bedroom/en-suite bathroom of the villa, which has a privacy lock-out door in the hall. Both spaces offer private entrances and doors that can be locked off to make a private accommodation.

Grounds: A creative new layout of the back grounds of the property set a tall plank-board wall between the l800’s Victorian home and the new villa allowing for privacy between the two buildings. But when rented together, a French door style gate is set at the far left corner of the wall to connect the 2 pool decks. Depending on the needs of your group, this gate can be opened or kept closed.

Location: As for location, you can’t get more central or convenient. Prominently set on Simonton Street, in the 500 block, just a 2 minute walk to Duval Street, The Meeting Point property is set back off the street just enough, and bounded by a fence it offers an ideal balance of privacy, luxury, and location. In Old Town Key West, where many of the larger historic Victorian homes have been transformed into guest houses or businesses, this private vacation rental is in a class all of its own.

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Estate
  • 6500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Adults must be 25 unless with family group or guardian. No 'Spring Breakers'...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 24-26

              • Bedroom 1 - Main House 1st FL: 1 queen

                Has en-suite bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 2-Main House 1st FL: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3-2nd FL Main House: 1 queen

                Bedroom has entrance to front porch overlooking historic St....moreless

              • Bedroom 4 - 2nd FL Main House: 1 queen

                Bedroom has 4-Poster wooden bed...moreless

              • Bedroom 5 - 2nd FL Main House: 2 queen

                Bedroom has white wicker antique style furniture...moreless

              • Bedroom 6 - 2nd FL Main House: 1 king

                French doors lead to verandah overlooking pool below...moreless

              • Bedroom 7 - 3rd FL Main House: 2 twin/ single

                Bedroom as trundle that can be made as King or 2 twins...moreless

              • Bedroom 8 - In the Villa: 1 king

                King size bed - Private En-Suite Bathroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 9 - In the Villa: 1 king

                King size bed - Private En-Suite Bathroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 10 - In the Villa: 1 king

                King size bed - Private En-Suite Bathroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 11 - In the Villa: 2 twin/ single

                2 Twins (can be made as a King) Private En-Suite Bathroom...moreless

              • Additional trundle bed on 3rd floor in penthouse suite of main house can be made as 2 twin beds or as a King size bed....moreless

              Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

              • There are 11 bathrooms total, with 7 bathrooms in the 7 bedroom Victorian house and 4 bathrooms in the 4 bedroom villa. 3-Story Victorian House: 1st floor - 2 bathrooms; 2nd floor - 4 bathrooms, 3rd floor - 1 bathroom. 1 - Story Villa: 4 bathrooms. All En-Suite. A door from the living room joins one of the bathrooms. ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • There is nothing else like The Meeting Point - Key West on the island available to rent as a private vacation rental. Situated in the heart of Old Town, just a a minutes walk from the 500 block of Duval St., there is nothing else like it. If you’re looking for luxury and plenty of room, The Meeting Point is the grandest vacation rental in Key West, both in stature and style....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player:

                    Some TV's have DVD Players...moreless

                  • Television:

                    TV's in each living room. TV in Penthouse Suite. 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor have TV's. All 4 bedrooms in the villa have TV's. ...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

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

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    3 Dining areas. Main Dining room in 3 - Story Victorian Home. Dining area in the villa. Outdoor Dining area on the main pool deck outside kitchen of the 3-Story house....moreless

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Off-Street Parking for 3 to 4 vehicles...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    2 Washing Machines...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    2 coffee makers - 1 in each kitchen...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Both kitchens are fully equipped with dishes and unensils...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    2 Dishwashers - 1 in each kitchen...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    2 full kitchens. 1 on the 1st floor of the main Victorian Home. 1 in the villa....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    2 Microwaves - 1 in each kitchen...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    2 refrigerators - 1 in each kitchen....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    2 Stove / Ovens - 1 in each kitchen...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    2 balconies on the 2nd & 3rd floor overlooking the pool and back grounds. 2 porches on the 1st & 2nd floor of the front of the main house overlooking historic Old Town Simonton St....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Boats are easy to rent at near-by marinas...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Expansive decks in the back grounds...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Key West Golf and Country Club is open to the public...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayaks are easy to rent at near-by beaches...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Tennis:

                    Tennis courts close by...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Rent water sports gear at local vendors at reasonable prices...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    2 Private Swimming Pools. Pool closest to the villa has Jacuzzi jets....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter
                      Dec 15 - Apr 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $14,750
                      Shoulder
                      May 1 - Aug 15, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $13,150
                      Summer
                      Aug 16 - Dec 15, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $2,325
                      $11,400

                      Additional information about rental rates

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                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Rates and Terms are subject to change without notice. Please contact us to confirm rates and terms. Guests are advised to purchase Travel Insurance to protect their vacation rental investment.

                      A 50% deposit of total balance due is require to confirm the rental. Balance is due 90 days prior to arrival. There are not cancellations after 90 days prior to arrival. Upon reservation of a property a written rental agreement is provided which specifies detailed terms and conditions for the rental. Once the signed agreement and initial deposit is received, the rental reservation is confirmed wit


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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Key West
                      Private Homes, Old Town
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville - 1 block away
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Historic Seaport
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Key West Golf Club
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      U.S. Highway 1
                      Private Homes, Old Town
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Sara Beths - Across the street
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Fort Zachary Taylor State Park Beach

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Heart of Old Town Key West. Prime Downtown location close to all Old Town Key West attractions. This tiny section of Key West is the 'island urban' area. When you stay in this tiny district it's amazing how much there is to see on each street. The mid-section of famous Duval Street in Old Town Key West grew up as the central downtown area. The original city infrastructure was built here to create a diverse array of shopping, offices, entertainment, restaurants, bars, hotels, and churches, and these features are still offered in a modernized mode. Just around the corners off either side of Duval Street an impressive array of historic Victorian and cottage style residences stand, and some are available to rent.

                       

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                      Photos

                      • Front of Main House - Grande Dame

                        Front of Main House - Grande Dame

                      • Main house parlor, main staircase.

                        Main house parlor, main staircase.

                      • 1st FL living room looking to parlor in main house

                        1st FL living room looking to parlor in main house

                      • Kitchen in main house

                        Kitchen in main house

                      • One of 2 bathrooms on the 1st floor of the main house

                        One of 2 bathrooms on the 1st floor of the main house

                      • Front BR on 2nd FL of the main house has a Queen size bed & connects to porch

                        Front BR on 2nd FL of the main house has a Queen size bed & connects to porch

                      • 2nd FL bedroom has antique white wicker furnishings

                        2nd FL bedroom has antique white wicker furnishings

                      • 2nd FL porch connects w/ front bedroom of main house overlooks historic street

                        2nd FL porch connects w/ front bedroom of main house overlooks historic street

                      • Kitchen and bedroom on 3rd FL of the main house

                        Kitchen and bedroom on 3rd FL of the main house

                      • Villa great room.

                        Villa great room.

                      • Villa middle BR

                        Villa middle BR

                      • Villa front BR.

                        Villa front BR.

                      • Parking area with main house on left, entrance to 4-BR villa straight ahead.

                        Parking area with main house on left, entrance to 4-BR villa straight ahead.

                      • Parlor, main house.

                        Parlor, main house.

                      • Dining room in main house

                        Dining room in main house

                      • 1st FL bedroom with King size bed in main house

                        1st FL bedroom with King size bed in main house

                      • 1st FL bedroom with queen size bed and en-suite bathroom in main house

                        1st FL bedroom with queen size bed and en-suite bathroom in main house

                      • Main swimming pool looking back toward the back of the main house

                        Main swimming pool looking back toward the back of the main house

                      • 2nd FL BR in main house has king bed & connects to verandah overlooking pool

                        2nd FL BR in main house has king bed & connects to verandah overlooking pool

                      • 3rd FL penthouse suite in main house has media room

                        3rd FL penthouse suite in main house has media room

                      • Main House pool

                        Main House pool

                      • Villa kitchen.

                        Villa kitchen.

                      • Villa back bedroom

                        Villa back bedroom

                      • Villa pool and deck

                        Villa pool and deck

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                      Date last modified - Monday, November 10, 2014

                      $1,879 - $2,325 per night (USD)
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                      11 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 26

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                      Member since: 1997
                      Speaks: english, spanish, czech, polish, Bulgarian
                      • Calendar last updated: 08/19/2014
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