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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Our stay here was simply amazing! We had 7 adults and 5 children, there was more than enough room for all of us day & night; never one time did we feel as though we were cramped or tripping over each other. The two living areas was perfect to allow the children to play and watch tv while the adults enjoyed the upper living room. The home is beautifully decorated and maintained, the pride of the owners and caretaker is easily visible.
We compared staying in the home as though we had our own private resort because thats exactky what it felt like! The kitchen is well stocked, plenty of linens, 2 laundry rooms, and the beds comfortable. The outside is a haven! Well manicured and spacious, it made for great playtime for the kids and a relaxing oasis for the adults! We even made homemade lemonade from the lemons growing on the trees out back, yum!
We will definitely be returning guests!"
Guest: Aislynn M.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 25, 2015
Very nice place for the price would like to have rated as 4.5 stars
"My wife and I booked a full week for her birthday and were lucky enough to find that there was a discount at the time so the house was a bargain. We had originally looked at much bigger places (that would have cost twice as much) with the hopes that two other couples would be coming, but those plans fell through and a private getaway was what we really needed so this was perfect. Since Jan's place is oceanfront and a 2 bedroom 2 bath we had extra room that also over looked the water if we had needed it. Both bedrooms and bathrooms were very nice with lots of closet and drawer space, good water pressure, and no problems with anything. Overall the house is nice and there is everything you could need already there (except food of course) the bed is very comfortable, the kitchen and washer dryer were like new and made the trip like being at home. The views are wonderful and the location is a short drive to nice restaurants and Key West. The one limitation that Jan did clarify for me before we booked was the low head clearance to launch a boat from the "on property" boat ramp (.25 star deduction). Due to the fact that our boat is a 25 foot ocean boat with a hard top and a 9ft beam it was too tall and almost to wide to fit under the house so we used a ramp about 3 miles away that only cost $10 for in/out service. The empty trailer's guide posts just made it between the concrete stilts and we were able to park it out of the way under the house. I would love to come down again and explore the outer reefs more as the 45ft to 80ft drop off was a beautiful mini wall that we only found on our last dive day before the weather got bad. There are friendly neighbors, a Winn Dixie on Big Pine, with prices the same as in Orlando, about 10 minutes away, fresh seafood markets, marine flea markets, seafood festivals, and nice sunrise and sunset views. January weather is cool & breezy, the drive time out to the outer reef is very short once you get around to the channel, and you are about 6 miles north of Looe Key when you hit the open water past the last set of channel markers. The price for gas or diesel in Marathon was cheaper than anywhere in South Florida so fill up as you are passing through on the way down. During our week there was road construction to widen US1 underway, the road was never blocked but traffic was diverted a few times and the power blinked off for a few minutes several times (should be completed as of now but .25 star deduction)."
Guest: Diver DaveDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 5, 2015
"Brilliant location, very peaceful, easy access for boating, fishing, ski jetting and kayaking. Lovely house with all amenities, really enjoyed ourselves, very relaxing holiday, will definitely come again."
Guest: IanDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: February 12, 2015
"After staying in Marathon, Islamorada, and Key West, my husband and I found this to be our favorite spot! The house is perfect, and Mr. Anthony was a fantastic host! We had the convenience of being close to the main highway, as well as directly on a canal where we could rent and park our boat (for boat rentals please contact Chet at Living The Dream Watersports- located practically next door to the house). I am a bit of an adventurer, so we were able to take the canoe out (provided by the home owner) and found a really cool little mangrove to paddle into. Everything offered was perfect for our vacation (from location to Key West, to friendly neighbors, to boat access, great reef to snorkel, restaurants, grocery store, etc). We will definitely be staying here again on our next visit!! Thank you so much to Mr. Anthony for everything, our vacation was amazing!"
Guest: Corie R.Date of Stay: June 2014Review Submitted: July 3, 2014