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Recent Big Pine Key reviews
Fantastic Keys Paradise!!
"This is the third time we've rented in the Keys and it was by far the best!! The pool was perfect. Big with a water fall and perfect temp to cool off on hot days and warm enough to go in at night!! The two houses were perfect for our group. Lots of space for everyone to have room to strech out with lots of privacy. The main house was perfect for the four of us who shared it and set up perfectly with the two bathrooms although we never showered inside once!! the outdoor shower was great. Dianne was great to work with and very responsive. Eddie, the propery manager is very responsive and soo kind. Thanks for the treat Eddie, you missed out on some great Spaghetti though!! The place is close enough
to get to Key West in a short time but far enough away to be away from all the traffic. There is a great restaurant called Kiki's within walking distance with some of the best Lobster Bisque soup!! You have everything you need once you arrive at the Powell House to have a great vacation. We fished, kayaked and swam!!! Thanks to Dianne and Smitty for sharing their Paradise with us. We are just headed home by way of alligator alley and already planning our next visit!!"
Guest: Vicki M.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 2, 2015
"We have been coming to the lower keys for five years. We love this house! This is our third time staying there and we already have a deposit on next year. If you are a regular visitor to LTK or a newcomer you will be delighted with the accommodations at this wonderful islands house. Located in a quiet, friendly neighborhood, it has everything you need and nothing you don't!! The house is immaculate and delightfully decorated. The minute you walk in you feel comfortable. This is truly a place to relax and enjoy your vacation. The house is designed to minimize your chores and maximize your valuable free time. All of the appliances are very modern and top drawer. The kitchen has every thing you need to prepare all of your favorite dishes including all of the wonderful fresh seafood available like Key West pink shrimp and stone crab or your freshly caught snapper. The bedrooms have comfortable beds and plenty of closet space. The screen porch is perfect for catching the sunset while sipping your favorite cocktail or enjoying your morning coffee.
Recreational opportunities abound. We are fisherman and we love the great dock accommodations and the quick access to the outside. Also the free boat ramp is just a quick couple of turns down the canal so launching when we first arrive is a breeze. We fish every day we can. A bait freezer is a huge plus as we can have our ice and chum and bait ready to go. We love the filet station and wash down facilities. When the wind blows too hard to fish, we enjoy the nearby hiking in the Key Deer Preserve or on Sugarloaf on the old SR 4A. Key West and Marathon are just 25 miles away and we enjoy visiting there. If you like to bicycle you can safely peddle around the quiet neighborhood. Or if you want a more vigorous workout you can take a ride down Middle Torch Road to Dorn Road. We also love the birding, especially in the nearby lagoon.
There are a number of great restaurants locally. We especially enjoy the one that is within an easy walk to the house.
The owner is great. He is very attentive to any concerns and quick to respond. He has always refunded our security deposit promptly. He also has a wealth of fishing information!!!"
Guest: LTKloverDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 15, 2015
"This house is great!!! It has an artsy flair of decorating which was so much fun and it is very spacious and comfortable. The huge kitchen was great and we cooked big meals several nights. We put our boat in at the Spanish Harbor Bridge Ramp (public) which is at MM34. It was a nice easy boat ride to get to the house - maybe 10 minutes or so. It was not hard to find the channel to get to the house if you look for the tall ballpark lights at the park. There is plenty of room to dock a couple of boats at the house and plenty of room to store our boat trailer. We plan to come back again next year!!!"
Guest: Bobby T.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015
"We stayed from June 13th-20th. Due to some flight changes we didn't get in until quite late and had a bit of a hard time finding keys (our fault, not Nikhila's) but the cleaners showed up promptly and got us squared away. There were 9 of us, 7 adults and 2 little kids and the downstairs area was just a bit warm for a bunch of Scandahoovians but the upstairs area was large (great a/c) and well set up that it was not a big deal and we were able to get everybody situated. The freezer part of one of the most impressive fridge/freezers in captivity wasn't working but the small chest freezer was more than capable of accommodating everything. The weather was warm but the ESE winds at 10-15 that had been ongoing for some time made kayaking impossible and pushed a lot of weed up into the western shoreline of Spanish Harbor. That was of no surprise to us and should be an expectation of anyone going to the Keys. This was primarily a fishing trip-centric stay with trips out wide from Whale Harbor and into the back country from KW and the house was a perfect jump off spot for both. The proximity to Bahia-Honda (western beach the best) was great for the kids as well. The pool and the incredibly tame Key Deer visits (including a buck in full velvet) were a highlight for everybody. The fishing off the dock wasn't too shabby either considering the conditions and we came loaded for bear. Tons of pin fish available especially in the AM on sabiki rigs. Evening outgoing tides produced a lot of mangroves including several keepers (1/0 and smaller circles on 25-30 fluoro leaders with 2 oz running barrel sinkers, 12-20 lb main line mono). Lots of 2-3 foot nurse sharks. You will need to chum up pretty hard and de-weed a lot but fish are certainly there. I got wasted a few times by good sized 'cuda even fishing with wire and live baits. Same spot every time, cast directly toward the end of the dock on the left. About 3/4's of the way there seems to be some kind of gut or break in the weeds. I would recommend getting a cheap gaff and some gloves at the Marathon K-Mart to handle the toothy critters along with some cheap needle nosed pliers. I've stayed at a few VRBO places now in the Keys and Hawaii and I believe in terms of price, location and alignment of expectations and reality this is the best value for money I've experienced. If you are bringing or renting a boat in the 12-24' class then I can't think of a better place to use as your base of operations. Thank you Nikhila!!!"
Guest: John B.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 1, 2015