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Waterfront home w/private pool & 3-boat dock - fishermen's paradise, dogs ok!

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 12 (12 adults)

Looking for a tropical island escape that can handle your large group of fishermen? Look no further than this dog-friendly Marathon vacation rental, a sprawling five-bedroom home with a private pool, a dock and electricity for three boats, a pool table, and plenty of space for up to 12 guests. It's guaranteed to deliver an incredible stay in the Florida Keys!

Tucked into the lush, tropical landscape of Marathon, this home resides just blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, with quick access to tons of water-themed activities. It's also within walking distance of the tranquil sugar sand shores at Sombrero Beach, while shopping, dining, and entertainment sit north and south on the Overseas Highway.

Kick off your sandals as you step inside and feel stress drift away in the home's comfortable interior. Each room is exquisitely appointed with Florida accents, including tiled floors, ceiling fans, light colors, and premium furniture. Rest easy on plush couches in the spacious living area, where you can flip on the flatscreen and settle in with a favorite cable series under the refreshing breeze of an overhead fan.

Make sure to bring along your swimsuit so you don't miss out on glorious days in the screened-in pool, which sits on the back patio. Also on the back patio is a Tiki hut - a perfect place to enjoy frosty cocktails and great conversation. You might also want to spend some time in the ocean while you're here, and with a dock that you can drive a boat right up to, you'll be able to do just that! Fishermen - this is the home for you! In addition to a 100-foot dock, there's is a fish-cleaning station, a deep freezer, a smoker, and a vacuum-sealer (in case you want to take your catch home!).

Come home from a sun-soaked day on the high seas to whip up a Florida-inspired feast in the open concept kitchen. You'll find all the necessary cooking accessories for homemade breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus granite countertops for laying out snacks and a dishwasher for quick cleanup. Dine together at nearby indoor tables, which include a wooden table, a café table, and a wicker table on a screened-in porch. For a little sunshine while you eat, take your meal onto the upstairs sundeck, where you'll also find loungers for suntanning.

Afterward, challenge your group to a tournament on the pool table, freshen up your beach wardrobe in the washer/dryer, or connect to the WiFi for updating friends and family back home over social media.

Retire at the end of the day for a great night's sleep in any of five bedrooms. There are king-size beds in two bedrooms, one bedroom with a queen and double beds, a fourth bedroom with a queen bed, and a fifth bedroom that's perfect for your kids with a twin bed bunk set and electric green walls adorned with tropical fish. Wind down with a refreshing soak in the walk-in, stone shower in the master suite, or leash up your dog (with a small nightly fee, two dogs can come along) and walk around the tropical neighborhood.

Wake up with a fresh-brewed cup of coffee in the kitchen, then start planning a new day of adventures. Ready for some fun-filled day trips? Take your whole family to get up close and personal with local sea life at the Dolphin Research Center, or lace up some sturdy shoes for a nature hike around Curry Hammock State Park. You could also book a charter fishing adventure and head out for a day of world-class sport fishing, or rent scuba diving gear and explore the underwater reefs offshore. If you have a bit of time, drive south to Key West for boutique shops, historic landmarks, and world-famous nightlife along Duval Street.

Get ready for a Florida Keys vacation you won't soon forget - reserve your dates at this amazing home today!

*Please contact Vacasa for our special Snowbird pricing!

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa, FL - Florida Keys Office
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Vacasa, FL - Florida Keys Office

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.

Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.

Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront home w/private pool & 3-boat dock - fishermen's paradise, dogs ok!
average rating of 4.2105265 based on 19 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I've rented many houses in the Keys this one is TOPS we had 5 couples and it was very comfortable all was Class AAA

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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  • 5 of 5

I've rented houses in the keys for years this is the tops, absolutely fantastic , along with the property management the trip was the best. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property and very nice house.

  • 4 of 5

This is a great house! Perfect location and the house is beautiful. We had 6 adults and 4 kids with Room to spare. Very close to grocery, shopping, and restaurants. The kitchen is very well stocked. The dock at the house is large and very convenient. Roof top deck is lovely. Prompt response from property manager. Only regret is not heating the pool prior to our arrival. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good Location, Lots of room

  • 4 of 5

This house offers lots of room. The location is great. Walking distance to Sombrero Beach, short drive to grocery store and restaurants. The sunroom overlooking the canal is a great place for morning coffee. Kitchen is well equipped. The pool heater was broken while we were there but I’m sure the owners/ management company will be getting it fixed as quickly as they can. Just be sure to ask about it. Bob, with Vacasa, was very kind and tried his hardest to get it fixed for us. I think I can speak for my entire party of eight and say that we enjoyed the house and would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: We apologize for the inconvenience with the pool heater. We had it repaired, but it turns out it was not done correctly. The company that serviced the heater is working on it once more and should have it up and running quickly. We have refunded this guest for the inconvenience. Thanks!
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Nice accommodations

  • 3 of 5

The house was great and accommodated a large family very well but standard items were lacking and the loss of food due to the frig not working was an awful experience

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: We apologize for the issue with the fridge during this stay and wish the guest had contacted us. There is an additional fridge and freezer in the home they would have been welcome to use that we could have guided them to. The fridge has since been fixed.
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Lots of room and comforts!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in The Ocean Is Calling for 9 nights with 9 adults and 3 kids. The house is spacious and we didn't feel like we were on top of each other at all! The kitchen was large and easy to maneuver, and the dining room table had 10 chairs so everyone can enjoy a meal together. The pool was so refreshing (the ocean water was pretty warm at that time). The dock was large enough to have two smaller boats (21') docked and extra room left. Also, the home description said there was a high chair available but it was no where to be found. I contacted the property manager and he had a new one to us the next day!

The only real complaints we had were: (1) the air conditioning vents in the living room were BLACK with blackness surrounding them on the wall. One person said they felt stuffed up after sleeping in the house for a night or two. Otherwise, the house was very cleanly. (2) There were some loose bricks on the pool patio that pinched some toddler feet, leading to tears. As an adult, you could also forget they were there and have to catch yourself if it was wet at all, which it almost always was being directly next to the pool.

Overall we had a great time and would look into this house again if we have such a large group again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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