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Private Fishing Compound and Dock on a Little Island Between Two Seas

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Your vacation home on Conch Key, a Fishing Village in the Florida Keys.

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Last updated: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Conch Key house description

Licensed Tourist Rental. Original Conch House, beautifully decorated with wood paneling and wood floors, comfortable furniture, sitting area in large master bedroom with queen bed, 2nd bedroom with 2 twin beds and 3rd bedroom in small cottage off rear deck with 1 twin bed. There are 2 full baths with plenty of towels, a fully equipted new kitchen, comfortable seating for 6 on canal side covered porch, TiKi dining area off rear deck with Weber Grille, central a/c and heat, WiFi throughout property, cable TV in living room and 2 bedrooms, plus an I Phone dock. Plenty of parking for your cars and boat in our gated private compound. We are a NO SMOKING and PET FRIENDLY facility.

FORGET ABOUT 'WAKE SPEED ONLY'!! IMMEDIATE ACCESS to BACKCOUNTRY and 8 Minutes under the Long Key Viaduct to the Ocean. Leave from our 65 foot dock and boat basin to experience great fishing, diving and swimming in the Ocean or Florida Bay.

Our rates are moderate, in season and out.

Located at Mile Marker 63, in the middle of the Keys. Conch Key is a perfect little island, artfully placed between the Gulf and the Ocean. Great fishing and lobstering. Watch the local working fishermen from the comfort of our back porch. Click on link to Google Maps below to locate us.

World Famous Dolphin Research Center is 2 miles south on Grassy Key. Feed the dolphins.

This fully equipped, private conch house is situated on tiny Conch Key at the southwesterly foot of the Long Key Bridge, Mile Post 63, bay side. You will enjoy direct views of unbelieveable sunsets from our dock, deck, porch, and roof-top deck. And great boating and fishing from our 65 foot long dock and boat basin.

Fishing, lobstering and crabbing opportunities are truly excellent. From our 65-foot dock you will have direct access to the Gulf (Florida Bay) and a vast array of flats and shoals and channels. Proceeding easterly, a five-minute ride in your boat will take you under the Long Key Bridge and into the Atlantic Ocean. The reef is just five-and-one-half miles away.

Rental boats are available and can be delivered to our dock for your convenience. Our Boat Basin and 65 foot dock available for your boat, if you choose to bring it.

The Hawks' Cay Resort, with its fine marina, charter boats, para sailing, restaurants, and other activities is 5 minutes away.

Great Beaches in Marathon (Sombrero Beach) and Bahia Honda State Park- mile marker 38. Don't miss the 1 mile nature walk at Long Key State Park, just 6 miles N/E on the Overseas Highway- great picnicing as well.



Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Pet will be considered. This will entail an extra $100.00 cleaning charge....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Normal precautions must be taken for children around water....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is not allowed anywhere on property, inside or out....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Principal renters must be over 21 years old....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Queen Size Bed (1) This bed is in the Master Bedroom which has its own attached full bath., Twin Beds (3). The smaller bedroom has attached separate full bath and two twin beds. The Cottage has a twin bed. Portable Baby Crib, (1). This is a brand new portable, folding crib....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Fully equipted kitchen Includes crab/lobster pot, blender, ample cutlery, and varity of pots and pans; several different size coffee makers....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Kitchen table seating for 4. Modern refrigerator, microwave, oven/stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal. Separate bait/fish freezer....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Ice maker in refrigerator. Seperate Freezer for bait and catch located in laundry area....moreless

              • Dining:

                Tiki area seats 6 for great sunset dining....moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Some Marathon Restaurants may cater....moreless

              • Oven
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                The site can easily handle 2 cars and a boat of reasonable size. Plenty of boat parking along 65 foot dock and basin....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Ample offstreet parking for 2 cars. A masonry wall and gate separate the street from the parking area....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central A/C/ in house; Through the wall unit in Cottage...moreless

              • Parking:

                Ample parking for 2 cars and a boat trailer....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Comfortable sofa and three chairs seating....moreless

              • Heating:

                Central Heating in main house...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • 65 foot dock, 4-5 ft draft; boat basin; direct access to Florida Bay and 8 minutes to the Ocean by Boat.NO 'WAKE SPEED' signs,spectacular views from roof deck, parking for 2 cars and boat. ....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Flat screen TV in Living Room and Master Bedroom. High speed internet access available. WI-FI is available. ...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    We have an eclectic collection of CD's. Bring your own to suit your taste....moreless

                  • Books:

                    We have an interesting selection of fiction and non-fiction....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Free Local calls only; includes the entire Keys....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wi Fi access provided in house and cottage....moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Direct Comcast cable access provided....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Available in house and cottage....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Faces Conch Key Canal and passing lobster boats.Two new settees plus small table and chairs. Very comfortable place for cocktails and lounging. Direct view of Florida Bay and sunsets. Seats 6...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Large covered open area adjacent to boat basin. Contains laundry equipment (washer and drier), bait freezer, housekeeper's supplies....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Boat rentals are available to be picked up and delivered to our 65 foot dock....moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    Large TIKI Hut off rear deck. Seats 6 for dining and entertaining....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Bring your bicycles for great morning rides around the Island....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    There is a roof deck and deck off the kitchen entrance....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Great public, 9 hole golf curse in Key Colony Beach. ...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Beautifully landscaped with native plantings....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    The view is to the West and North looking out on Florida Bay. The Intercoastal waterway is within view. There is one house between the rental and Florida Bay but there are unobstructed views on each side and from the roof deck....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Interesting view of lobster and fishing boats going in and out the canal. This is an active Fishing Village....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    We have 65 foot of frontage on a free flowing 4-5 foot deep canal with our Boat Basin next to house....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Conch Key is an active, original Fishing Village in the heart of the Florida Keys....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Library
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Rafting
                  • Surfing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Water Parks
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Churches
                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Swimming
                   

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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer special
                  Jun 22 - Jul 26, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,500
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,700

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Full payment is due prior to arrival.


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                  Last updated: 07/02/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Key Colony Beach, public access, par3, 9 holes

                  Car: Recommended

                  Great Gormet Restaurants and Botique Shopping in Marathon, Hawks Cay and Islamorada; 1.1 hours to Key West; Para-sailing; Experience Fishing at its best with Boat Charters and Rentals delivered to our dock; Enjoy Long Key State Park just 5 miies away for a great early morning walk; Swim at Marathon Beach just 8miles away; Enjoy Beautiful Sunsets off our decks and Tiki; Cook your own Catch on our grille; Read your favorite book in peace and quiet on the covered porch, canal side;

                  Swim with the Dolphins at the famous DOLPHIN RESEARCH CENTER- just 2 miles away.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  Why the Owner Chose Conch Key:
                  Conch Key is a unique island. It is the last of the Keys Fishing Villages and still is active. Lobstmen and Fishermen motor in and out of our canal, on their way to the Florida Bay and Ocean. You can sit on the canal side porch and watch them, while sharing your favorite drink with family and friends. A Great White Heron may join you as they wait for scraps from the fishermen. The sunsets are unbelievable and the lifestyle is easy. Escape the obvious to the real.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Great family vacation house with quick, easy access to the Ocean and Florida Bay. Wonderful sunsets and interesting views of the local fishermen traveling in and out of the canal from our 65 foot dock.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Your vacation home on Conch Key, a Fishing Village in the Florida Keys.

                    Your vacation home on Conch Key, a Fishing Village in the Florida Keys.

                  • Our 65 foot dock and boat basin-facing West up Conch Key Canal

                    Our 65 foot dock and boat basin-facing West up Conch Key Canal

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Dining Room Eating Area and Living Room

                    Dining Room Eating Area and Living Room

                  • Eat-in Kitchen dining area

                    Eat-in Kitchen dining area

                  • Master Bedroom and siting area with TV and attached bath.

                    Master Bedroom and siting area with TV and attached bath.

                  • Cottage Bedroom, off kitchen porch.

                    Cottage Bedroom, off kitchen porch.

                  • One of many wild birds that come to visit.

                    One of many wild birds that come to visit.

                  • Sitting area on canal side to enjoy fishing boats and sunsets.

                    Sitting area on canal side to enjoy fishing boats and sunsets.

                  • Sun bathing area in courtyard.

                    Sun bathing area in courtyard.

                  • Tiki eating sitting area.  Cook your catch and eat it here.

                    Tiki eating sitting area. Cook your catch and eat it here.

                  • Conch Key at Milepost 63 on the Overseas Highway (U.S. 1).

                    Conch Key at Milepost 63 on the Overseas Highway (U.S. 1).

                  • Our Front Entrance, walled in court yard and parking area.

                    Our Front Entrance, walled in court yard and parking area.

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Fully equipped Kitchen with dish washer, in sink disposal a ice maker.

                    Fully equipped Kitchen with dish washer, in sink disposal a ice maker.

                  • Tiki Dining Area, off Kitchen Porch.  Gas grille, fishing table for your catch.

                    Tiki Dining Area, off Kitchen Porch. Gas grille, fishing table for your catch.

                  • Second Bedroom and Bath

                    Second Bedroom and Bath

                  • Happy kayaker in Conch Canal

                    Happy kayaker in Conch Canal

                  • Kitchen porch and stairway to roof deck.

                    Kitchen porch and stairway to roof deck.

                  • View from roof deck overlooking the Florida Bay and canal.  Great sunset viewing

                    View from roof deck overlooking the Florida Bay and canal. Great sunset viewing

                  • Florida Bay sunset from our Dock

                    Florida Bay sunset from our Dock

                  • Rear Porch cocktails

                    Rear Porch cocktails

                  • 3rd Bedroom Cottage off rear porch.

                    3rd Bedroom Cottage off rear porch.

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                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                  $1,500 - $1,700 per week (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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