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Peaceful Keys Hideaway: Covered Boat Slip on Canal. Sunny Open Floorplan.

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Last updated: 05/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We'd like to share our home with you. Experience the uniqueness of the Lower Keys while staying in a spacious, two-bedroom, private home on Big Pine Key, home of the famous and rare Key Deer - tiny white-tail deer that roam the unspoiled tropical wilderness. They will come right up to you in our driveway and lick your hand. Please stick to the speed limit and remember it is illegal to feed the deer. You undoubtedly will also encounter other wildlife at our house, such as egrets, iguanas, crabs and various fish.

Far from being overcrowded, the pace of life on Big Pine Key is casual and relaxed.

We have 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, plus additional sleep accommodations in the sunroom. The sun room has windows on 3 sides looking out onto the ocean, a DVD player, a projection screen TV. Master bedroom has a king size bed and guest room has 2 twin beds. Hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings, lots of windows looking over the water and an open floorplan make this our dream home. We also have 2 kayaks at the house for your use.

While we have some toiletries and pantry items for our personal use, please plan on supplying your own.

Enjoy fabulous fishing, boating, diving, snorkeling, or just relaxing. With a covered boat slip on the canal, only yards to ocean and back country access for excellent fishing, spectacular bird watching, and peaceful sea kayaking. Very nearby are boat and jet-ski rentals, restaurants, Sombrero Beach, and Bahia Honda State Park, voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the USA. Only 30 minutes to Key West and just a short distance to Looe Key reef, one of the best diving areas in North America. See http://www.fla-keys.com/lowerkeys/ and look at our links page for additional info. FYI: Lobster Season is the last week of July through the end of March.

Beautiful home directly on the water, perfect for boating with easy access to Atlantic or Gulf. We have WiFi and cable TV, but no land line phone. Amazing sunrises in the sunroom or from the deck. This home offers a wonderful opportunity for relaxation & enjoyment of many water sports and activities in the beautiful, tropical FL Keys.

For transportation, please note we are 2.5 hours by car from the Miami Airport and 27 miles from the Key West Airport.

Depending on availability, we also have a 1 BR 1 Bath downstairs apartment that sleeps 3.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    outside only please...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • outdoor shower: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    a small number of personal books available...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Some board games are available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    On the canal with a covered boat slip. 500 yards to open water....moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    open floorplan, between kitchen and sunroom....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free wifi is included....moreless

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

    Free local and domestic long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    gas stovetop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We have 2 adult life vests (medium) you can use. You must supply your own if these don't fit you....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    charcoal and propane combo grill. You must supply your own charcoal or propane....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Peak Spring 2015
May 1 - Jul 25, 2015
6 night min stay
$208
$1,250 $2,900
Mini Lobster Season 2015
Jul 26 - Aug 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$284
Off Peak Summer 2015
Aug 2 - Sep 30, 2015
6 night min stay
$208
$1,250 $2,900
Peak 2015/2016
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
6 night min stay
$250
$1,500 $3,200
Off Peak Spring 2016
May 1 - Jul 23, 2016
6 night min stay
$208
$1,250 $2,900
Off Peak Summer 2016
Aug 7 - Sep 30, 2016
6 night min stay
$208
$1,250 $2,900
Peak 2016/2017
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
6 night min stay
$250
$1,500 $3,200
Off Peak Spring 2017
May 1 - Jul 21, 2017
6 night min stay
$208
$1,250 $2,900
Mini Lobster Season 2017
Jul 22 - Jul 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$284
Off Peak Summer 2017
Jul 30 - Sep 30, 2017
6 night min stay
$208
$1,250 $2,900
Peak 2017/2018
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2018
6 night min stay
$250
$1,500 $3,200
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$250
$2,900 $3,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Optional Downstairs Apt $400 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/01/2015
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Location

27 Miles
Nearest Airport
Key West
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
No Name Pub
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 1
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bahia Honda

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We have been going to the Keys for 20+ years for vacation, and had been looking to purchase a house there for many of those years.

Why the Owner Chose Big Pine Key:
The house's secluded location in the Florida Keys within close proximity to Key West, beaches and shopping, made it our dream home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a beautiful home in a very quiet neighborhood, with great views and wildlife. Perfect for relaxation, yet close to may things to do.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • View from deck over the canal to the bay.

    View from deck over the canal to the bay.

  • Dining / kitchen

    Dining / kitchen

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Covered boat slip

    Covered boat slip

  • Fish cleaning table

    Fish cleaning table

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Entrance to house

    Entrance to house

  • Laundry area. It is downstairs and accessed thru a separate, external entrance.

    Laundry area. It is downstairs and accessed thru a separate, external entrance.

  • Floorplan

    Floorplan

  • Sunset from the deck.

    Sunset from the deck.

  • Front of house looking towards street.

    Front of house looking towards street.

  • Sunroom.  Extra bed can be seen on the left.

    Sunroom. Extra bed can be seen on the left.

  • Living Room, kitchen area is behind me to the left.

    Living Room, kitchen area is behind me to the left.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Covered boat slip

    Covered boat slip

  • View from driveway to boat launch.

    View from driveway to boat launch.

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Deck

    Deck

  • Left (West) side of house.

    Left (West) side of house.

  • Kayaks available for our guests.

    Kayaks available for our guests.

  • One of our resident Key Deer, we call her Kiwi.

    One of our resident Key Deer, we call her Kiwi.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/01/2015
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