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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
Recent Marathon reviews
Location, Location, Location!
"To me vacations are all about location. If you love the water and the easiest access to open water this house gets 5 stars. The location cannot be beat and the amenities are all there for a perfect vacation. I recommend this house for many reasons and you cannot pick a better location in the middle keys!"
Guest: Paul Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 7, 2014
"Our family vacation was perfect. The pictures do not do justice to how lovely this home is. The sunrises & sunsets are breathtaking. The house is well laid out, with plenty of privacy yet large areas to gather in. The kitchen is huge and has everything you need to cook so we ate almost all our meals at home! The pool temp was perfect and the hot tub a welcome indulgence. The men fished off the dock and kayaked all over the area, while the women drank fruity beverages and sun bathed. The furnishings are high end, the beds comfortable and the sheets very soft. The house is private, but close to all the necessary stores. We have stayed in homes in Puerto Rico and St. Martin, but this place was by far our favorite. We will definitely be back. Book this place, you will love it!"
Guest: FamilyFunTimeDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 21, 2014
"This was our second stay at this home and will not be our last. My husband and I and our 2 boys, 22 & 25 and a family friend, 21, went diving and fishing an awesome wreck directly out the gulf from this home. Six days of fishing and brought tons of it home. Sunsets are spectacular and the kayaks on the premises provided hours of exploring. This home is very clean and very comfortable. The kitchen provides everything that you will need and the pool is so very relaxing as it overlooks the water. We took pics of the manatee that visits often and hand fed it kale right from the dock...friendly fella. Quiet neighborhood to take a jog or walk the pets. Sunset Grill is a must..excellent food and drinks, atmosphere fun!!
We absolutely love this home and we have stayed at many homes over the last 20 years in the Keys, much larger also and this is by far a favorite. Close to Vaca Cut and Capt. Hooks ship store to gas up boat.
Real estate office is very friendly and helpful...you will not be disappointed...you will be in paradise."
Guest: NanseaDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: August 2, 2014
"Just returned from our 2nd 2 week vacation at ISLAND TRADER..loved every minute of it once again. (See previous review)..the view is still absolutely gorgeous!!
The outdoor space has been enhanced by a new patio table and 6 chairs under the Tiki-hut. We had gorgeous weather so all our time was spent outdoors...sunning, swimming, fishing, b'queing, relaxing and enjoying. The house has all you need for a great vacation...cold a/c, comfortable bed in master bedroom, well equipped kitchen..wish I could post photo's for all to enjoy. The photo's on the site are accurate, except now there is a new table and chairs under the Tiki and some new landscaping in the back..very nice!!. The area is very quiet..no neighbors on either side in May.
Publix and a K-mart are close..also a Walgreen's with a Liquor store at the top of the street. Savannah's is still there for delicious sweets..the Key Lime pie is a must. Fish Tales has fresh fish and a great meat selection...filet and lobster!!
Jackie is a delight to work with and the owner Bill is just a phone call away.
Island Trader comes highly recommended for a low key wonderfully relaxing vacation. We have rebooked for 2015 and counting the days to our return..Thank you Jackie..also a big Thanks to Doug who keeps the front and back areas so neat and clean..much appreciated !! Try it..you will like it......"
Guest: R&C M.Date of Stay: May 2014Review Submitted: June 2, 2014