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Catherine's Tropical Paradise, Dock Your Boat Seconds to the Ocean

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Marathon house description

Come visit Catherine's Tropical Paradise, a beautifully decorated home in the heart of Marathon in the Florida Keys.

Imagine staying on a deep-water swimming canal seconds from the Atlantic Ocean providing ample dockage and direct access to the Atlantic Ocean.

Just minutes from your back door you will find world famous fishing, snorkeling, and diving. This fantastic three bedroom, two bath, split-floor plan home is nicely furnished, well-equipped, and light and bright with large canal-side windows. With a queen-size bed in the master bedroom, two twin-size beds in the second bedroom, a large third bedroom with a queen-size bed and separate entrance. For extra seating and sleep space, there is a trundle bed in the den area. This home will provide your party with ample room to spread out. Relaxing is made easy in this home. You will find everything you need for a perfect paradise vacation.

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Free Wireless Internet Service is available at this house!!!

Activities: Swim at nearby Sombrero beach or in your backyard canal. The fishing, snorkeling, and diving will be awesome during your stay Catherine's Tropical Paradise - the reef minutes away from your private dock. Beautiful Parks, walk the 7 mile bridge, Snorkel Looe Ley reef, Great Entertainment at local restaurants and Tiki Bars, 8 Municipal Tennis courts, Basketball courts, Museums, Golfing, Diving, 45 Minutes to Key West.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1710 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is not allowed inside the house....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                $150 dog rent, 2 max. Small and Medium Dogs preferred...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                This is a one level house, no stairs are required. Note: the doors to the bathrooms are smaller than wheelchair width, assistance would be needed to get into the bathoom. The entrance from a car to the front door includes small rock parking lot....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Master: 1 queen

                bathroom inside...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                separate entrance...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Trundle Bed: 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

                Trundle Bed...moreless

              • Sleeps 6 adults in the above 3 bedrooms. Children can sleep on the trundle bed located in the family room area....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Outside covered storage area for diving gear and you can hang 12 fishing poles. Cleats for one or two boats (up to 32 ft in length each each). Canal is 15 feet deep, channel offshore is 4 feet deep at mean low tide. 3rd Bedroom has a separate entrance. Two Refrigerators (one in the kitchen, one in the laundry room). Please store bait in the laundry room refrigerator/freezer. Full kitchen utensils provided (pots, pans, dishes, glasses, etc.). Garbage Disposal. Room to park your boat trailer in front of the house. Great Sports location for scuba diving, fishing, kiteboarding, and cable wakeboarding....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (3) Cable TV...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Cinemas
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Ocean View:

                    Three houses down our canal is the Atlantic Ocean. Quick access to offshore fishing, snorkeling, and diving....moreless

                  • Waterfront
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access:

                    COMCAST High Speed Internet...moreless

                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Purchased new in 2008....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Room to park a boat trailer for up to a 30ft boat in front of the house....moreless

                  • Shampoo
                  • Telephone:

                    Local calls only....moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry Room with new Washer/Dryer. Purchased new in 2008....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WIFI with owner supplied password...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully equipped with pots, pans, dishes, silverware, and cooking utensils. ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    With bar/3 bar stools...moreless

                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) One in the kitchen, one in the Laundry room. Both are Refrigerator/Freezer units. The kitchen refrigerator includes an ice maker. Both are are new as of 2009....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Boat:

                    Dock space for 2 boats, 36ft each. Canal depth 14ft. Channel depth to Atlantic is 3ft at mean low tide (worst case)....moreless

                  • Boat Dock
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Patio table seats 6...moreless

                  • Fish Cleaning Table
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          XMAS / New Years Weeks 2014
                          Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,900

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Winter 2015
                          Jan 3 - Apr 24, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Summer 2015
                          Apr 25 - Jul 24, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,300

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Lobster Mini-Season Week 2015
                          Jul 25 - Jul 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,300

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Open Day Regular Lobster Seaso
                          Aug 1 - Aug 8, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,800

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Fall 2015
                          Aug 22 - Dec 18, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,100

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          XMAS / New Years Weeks 2015
                          Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,950

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                          • Pet Fee $125 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 12.5%

                          Notes:

                          Summer rates does not include Lobster Mini-Season week or the opening day of Regular Lobster Season.

                          A small or medium dog can be added for an additional $150 per week in rent per dog. 2 Max.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                          Location

                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Sombrero Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          Our oceanside canal house is blessed with calm waters due to inshore and off-shore reefs. You can enjoy everything from fishing, diving, snorkeling or just relaxing in our dockside hot tub.. You can fish from our dock or bring a boat and enjoy some of the greatest fishing in the Keys. Also within a couple of miles you will find a kid friendly beach and two golf courses. There is much to do locally such as visiting the Marathon Dolphin Research Center or take a side trip to Bahia Honda State Park. Key West is only 45 miles to the south.

                          The house is well equipped for kids, ages 2-15+, with a hot tub, DVD surround sound system, cable TV, a large front yard, and a swimming canal.

                          If you love the keys you'll be right at home.

                          To request additional information, you may contact the owner directly by phone or by e-mail.

                          Other Activities: Kiteboarding

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: Hello, my name is Cathy and I'm the proud owner/operator of Catherine's Tropical Paradise. I love to travel, and while in the Keys, I'm usually busy taking my three boys fishing and snorkeling.

                          Why the Owner Chose Marathon:
                          I grew up in the Northeast USA, so having a vacation rental in the Florida Keys is a dream come true. Marathon supports week to week rentals and since most of our guests are families, this works out great. We love Marathon because of the small town friendly neighborhood culture, the great fishing and snorkeling, and relaxing at Sombrero Beach.


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                          Speaks: english

                          Links to more information:

                           

                          Photos

                          • Seconds to the Atlantic Ocean

                            Seconds to the Atlantic Ocean

                          • 100ft Seawall/Dock for up to 32 ft Boat

                            100ft Seawall/Dock for up to 32 ft Boat

                          • Nearby Beach - Sombrero Beach

                            Nearby Beach - Sombrero Beach

                          • Family Room

                            Family Room

                          • Bedroom 2

                            Bedroom 2

                          • Curry Hammock State Park - great location to kayak, kiteboard, and swim.

                            Curry Hammock State Park - great location to kayak, kiteboard, and swim.

                          • Nearby Reef (diving, snorkeling) - Sombrero Light

                            Nearby Reef (diving, snorkeling) - Sombrero Light

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Trundle Bed

                            Trundle Bed

                          • Kiteboarding Lesson at Curry Hammock State Park

                            Kiteboarding Lesson at Curry Hammock State Park

                          • Kiteboarding in the Florida Keys

                            Kiteboarding in the Florida Keys

                          • Hot Tub and Deck

                            Hot Tub and Deck

                          • Dining Room

                            Dining Room

                          • Kiteboarding at Coco Plum Beach

                            Kiteboarding at Coco Plum Beach

                          • Bedroom 1

                            Bedroom 1

                          • Bedroom 3

                            Bedroom 3

                          • Kitchen - Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator/Freezer, Coffee Maker

                            Kitchen - Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator/Freezer, Coffee Maker

                          • Our Patio

                            Our Patio

                          • Sombrero Beach, Marathon FL

                            Sombrero Beach, Marathon FL

                          • Sombrero Reef

                            Sombrero Reef

                          VRBO #74636

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                          This listing was first published here in 2005.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                          $1,100 - $2,300 per week (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2005
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 12 hours
                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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