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Recent Marathon reviews
Wonderful family getaway to Marathon!
"We just got back from spending an awesome week at this house. The house is located in a convenient location in the middle of the key. You are a close boat ride to both the 7 mile bridge and Vaca cut which made getting to the gulf very quick. The house itself is very nice. The bedrooms are spacious, beds are very comfortable, the kitchen, living room, and outdoor porch areas are huge. One night during our stay we had 3 other couples over for a dinner party and were quite comfortable. The pool is very clean and the hot tub is large and seems brand new. There are bikes, kayaks, rafts, and countless other toys and water supplies. A freezer for bait and ice is right by the long seawall. We fit 3 boats along the seawall one day. Overall I highly recommend this house for your next getaway.
I am going to point out a few recommendations to the owner. This is not meant to dissuade any renters, because this house is great, just a few suggestions. For the price we paid, there are a few things that could be approved in my opinion. The wifi has very poor signal. The kitchen, while decently equipped, could really use some nicer cookware. I completely understand that it must be hard with renters overusing the cookware, but I really like to cook and had expected for a house at this price we would have a little better tools. The ice machine in the fridge doesn't make enough ice for a family of 3 (and we had 7 people). This isn't a big deal - just expect to stock the freezer drawer with ice for drinks. The living room has 4 fans which was WONDERFUL - but a few on the porch in place of the tiny lights would be nice.
Thank you for a wonderful family vacation!"
Guest: Lisa S.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 2, 2015
"The house was a perfect rental. Everything about the house was kept up to date and the owners truly care about the cleanliness of the house. Would recommend to anyone. Fishing at the end of the dock was best at night or real early. Mid day you could see thousands of bait fish and a nurse shark that was constantly around the dock. It was a little windy so we didn't have any issues with bugs. I would recommend to anyone to rent a boat for a few days while staying here and dock it in the back. Lobster diving is a few miles out, but their were a few crabs close to the house. Fantastic restaurants were nearby and every store you need. Just do a little research before you stay. Wouldn't stay on any other key and this house is perfect for 8 people."
Guest: Matthew B.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 30, 2015
Excellent set up, wonderful location, perfect for multiple couples or families, especially w/boats
"I was planning a "diving/lobstering/fishing" trip with my good friends, brother from out of state, and two boats we trailered down from Tampa. We needed accomodations for 9 people, including 3 couples, and enough dockage for 2 boats. Seeing pictures and descriptions on the internet is one thing, seeing it in person is another. Tim assured me this would be a great place for us, and after staying here for a week everyone loved it. From the wonderfully appointed kitchen where we cooked and ate 95% of all our meals while staying (and saving us a LOT of money in the process) to the location, wonderful pool, great dockage for our boats, and convenient location for both Gulf and Atlantic boating, we all had a great time. Beds and furniture were nicely appointed, there were two laundry rooms, a pool table, large living room where we all gathered to talk or play cards at night, and the AC kept up with 9 people in the middle of summer. The bait freezer was a huge help for our fishing needs as was the additional fridge/freezer in the downstairs suite. Even though there were 9 people, we never felt cramped or crowded and were all able to have privacy if we wanted it. Cleanup of our dive and fishing gear as well as filleting of fish caught or lobster snagged was very easy as well. All in all I can't think of much that would have improved our stay except maybe an elevator from the bottom floor to the main floor on the top, but hey most of us can stand some extra exercise, right? :)"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 2, 2015
"My husband and I came in September for a week & really enjoyed our time here. It was my husbands first time staying in the keys so I was excited to have him experience all the great memories I had. This house was perfect for our needs. Right on the canal, straight into the Atlantic and the pool was PERFECT for a nice cool down & rinse off after being on the boat all day. There wasn't one thing we needed that wasn't at the house. It was convenient to everything we needed as far as grocery stores, marine stores and restaurants. You must try The Stuffed Pig for breakfast, delicious! The only downfall was the canal is very confusing to navigate the first time, check and double check again on where to enter into. It is kind of hidden. The fish cleaning table could use a light over it on those late nights coming in from reeling in big grouper & snapper. But it wasn't anything a flashlight & lantern couldn't fix. The house is also convenient to Sombrero Reef which was awesome to snorkel at. All in all, it was one of the best weeks we've had. Thank you for letting us enjoy your home! We can't wait to get back."
Guest: Carley J.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 17, 2015