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Oceanfront, Private, Lushly Landscaped, Sombrero Beach

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Marathon house description

City of Marathon Vacation Rental License PLR2014-00023. Directly on the Atlantic Ocean, this very comfortable, well-appointed, one-story home is surrounded by lush landscaping for privacy and seclusion. The view is toward the southwest, featuring vivid sunsets, and Sombrero Key Lighthouse in the distance, marking the coral reef. White-sand Sombrero Beach is just across the water to the west. You can kayak across in minutes, or sometimes even walk or swim across.

Our house is in the heart of Marathon, only two miles from the center of shopping, dining, and attractions, yet is quiet and secluded, since it's on a little island accessed by bridge. The house is spacious, light and airy, with ceiling fans in all rooms, tile floors throughout, and a rare coral-rock wall in the living room. The large windows and glass doors seem to bring the ocean and the tropical landscaping inside.

The first guest bedroom has a queen bed and a twin, and an ensuite bath with tub.

Across a wide hall is the second guest bedroom which has two twin beds, and an adjacent bath with walk-in shower.

The well stocked kitchen and the dining area look directly out on the ocean.

Our shallow-water boat basin is ideal for kayaks. Walk down the ladder and you can wade around, or swim, or launch kayaks. Please note: our boat basin cannot accommodate motorboats.

Sometimes dolphins swim into our view, and manatees come close to the seawall to dine on the seagrass early in the morning. The oceanside patio is pleasantly shaded by coconut palms and a native silver buttonwood tree. You can enjoy coffee in the morning, or a drink at sunset, and watch the sea life go by. The landscaping has been enhanced with about 80 species of native trees, shrubs, grasses, flowers, many of which are favorites of the birds and butterflies.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking anywhere on the premises, whether inside or outside....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            with adjacent bath with walk-in shower...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            with ensuite bath with tub...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Ensuite bath in queen bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Adjacent to twin bedroom...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Tile floors and ceiling fans in all rooms. One double OCEAN KAYAK, one single COBRA KAYAK. Lots of outdoor furniture. Solar shades on patio. Outdoor shower. Shady parking area....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast high-speed wireless internet...moreless

              • Stereo:

                with iPod dock...moreless

              • Television:

                three TVs - one in each bedroom and living room - Comcast cable...moreless

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    central...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Comcast cable high-speed internet with wireless modem (access from any room in the house)...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    shady, paved driveway...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided:

                    beach towels provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    two kayaks: one single and one double...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,900

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • cleaning fee $150
                  • Tax Rate 12.5%

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                  Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                  Location

                  CRANE HAMMOCK a 63-acre nature preserve and natural history museum,

                  PIGEON KEY historic site at the end of the Seven-Mile Bridge,

                  BAHIA HONDA state park voted 'most beautiful' beach Mile Marker 37

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1998

                  About the owner: Our family has owned property in the Keys since the 1960's.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  If you love being close to the ocean, and watching its moods change, you will love this location.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  This listing was first published here in 2004.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, October 25, 2014

                  $1,900 per week (USD)
                  7

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2004
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 10/23/2014
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                  (812) 342-6838 (Indiana, USA)

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