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The American Caribbean*2/2**Gated with Amenties

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Bring your boat and enjoy the stunning water here in the Keys.


Last updated: 08/22/2016

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Bungalow
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

With your rental you will recieve UNLIMITED ENTRY to BAHIA HONDA BEACH PARK and FORT ZACHARY TAYLOR PARK. Both of these fantastic attractions draw people from all over the world. And you can enjoy them both at NO cost. Each has a wonderful consession stand which makes them great all day trips. Our gift to you for renting from us!( We also provide 2 beach chairs, boogey boards, noodles, beach towels and some beach toys for you to enjoy while at the beach.) We now offer GOLF CART rentals to our guest. The 2 seater rents for $25 a day and the 4 seater rents for $35 a day. Book your rental early because we also rent to others. We have a limited supply of golf carts. Our resort is large and its nice to have a golf cart to explore!

Please note that there is a $50 entry fee for our gated community that you will have to pay at the front gate. This fee covers your whole stay at our resort. This gives you FULL access to the marina, pool, tennis courts, billiards, playground, jacuzzi and more.

Now about our wonderful home...
Imagine a tropical bungalow with cathedral ceilings, beautiful designer touches, spacious and sparkling clean. As you enter you will love the open feeling of the great room with comfortable dining for six, fully-equipped kitchen with center island, lovely living room with Tommy Bahama couch and love seat, and desk area, and a nice 40 inch HD flat screen TV with cable! The walls are adorned with fantastic local art. And, of course, you have central air. Floors are ceramic tile.Our vacation home has just been completely repainted on the interior with fun tropical color, plus we added new comforters,towels, plates, artwork,and even more. Our home is sparkling clean because it's our vacation home, too. New central AC installed to keep you cool!

The master bedroom has a queen bed adorned with nice bed linen and a new mattress. Tommy Bahama Quilt on the bed gives a tropical feel. Lay in the big comfortable bed and watch the flat screen TV. You will also admire the beautiful artwork. There is a nice mirrored double closet in the master bedroom. PLUS you have an attached full-size master bathroom with tub/shower combination, vanity sink, toilet, and linen closet. And do not forget the towels and wash clothes we provide! We also supply beach towels.

The guest bedroom has two twin beds and a small TV/DVD combo so you can watch movies or play music CDs. Hook ups for Video Games keep kids happy! There is also a pack and play for the little one in your family. This bedroom boasts its own full-size bathroom with a shower, toilet, and sink. Off this bathroom is the stack washer and dryer.

Our manufactured home is located in Cudjoe Key,Florida - and we have SO many amenities. Lighted tennis courts, Olympic-sized heated pool, kiddie pool, spa jacuzzi,ping pong, bocce ball courts, shuffleboard courts, golf putting area, basketball, children's playground, pool table, dart room, MARINA complete with gas and store, ATM, boat trailer parking onsite, open water picnic areas, tiki hut, lending library, post office - and MORE - ALL IN A GATED COMMUNITY where you can feel safe and secure.

During season there are Pancake Breakfasts every Saturday morning for only $4.00 - all you can eat! Fridays offer fun events and happy hours. And you will enjoy all of the friendly people who live and visit here. During the Winter months, there are lot of fun activities offered like Computer classes, craft and art classes, musical plays put on by the Actors Guild, plus so much more. Attend Sunday church on the premises too.

We have a double kayak you can use as many times as you like...again - no charge.

Bring your boat - no charge for putting in at our Venture Out Marina. Our resort's marina has some of the lowest gas prices in the lower Keys for boaters. (Boat and trailer parking is a daily charge by the park.)This unit is not on the water, but you can put your boat in at our resort marina, and pull it out each day. It is also a fabulous spot for KAYAKS. You can swim or fish from our open water areas. And we have a great big TIKI HUT on the open water where picnicking is perfect!

KEY WEST is a twenty five minute drive down US One. Experience the fabulous SUNSET CELEBRATION every night at Mallory Square. Take a sail to the Dry TOrtugas. And DANCE the night away at Hog's Breath or Sloppy Joe's. Visit the Southernmost House and all of its historical splendor. Or walk the trail of Hemingway - down famous Duval Street. So much to do - right down the road.

Marathon offers good seafood of our favorites is The Keys Fisheries. Casual dining over looking their marina. Seafood is always fresh there! Be sure to try their lobster bisque. Marathon also has 'The Turtle Hospital', a non-profit organization dedicated to helping sea turtles. It's an educational outing your kids will enjoy, plus your admission fee helps their mission. Visit the Aquarium Encounters in Marathon. It's new to the area and highly rated. The Dolphin Research Center is just a little North of Marathon but worth the drive. You can interact with Dolphins!

But do not think you HAVE to go anywhere - lay by the HUGE POOL right on the OPEN WATER and watch the elegant seagulls float overhead as the palms sway. Sun yourself and read a good book and simply relax! Plunge into the BIG JACUZZI and soak your troubles away. Or spend some time with someone you love - holding hands and watching the herons fishing along the waterside! And you do not even have to get in your car to do any of these! Our resort is a destination in it's self!

Within five minutes we have a great restaurant - The Square Grouper is our favorite. The Marina Store - walking distance right in our gated community - stocks necessities, such as soft drinks, and BEER and WINE, very convenient!

At the desk area, there is a bullentin board with grocery store and pharmacy loyality cards. We just added a 'Vacation Answer Book' to answer your questions about our vacation home and the surrounding area.

We take great pride in offering our home for your vacation. You will not find a cleaner rental in the area. We know you will have a marvelous time here in the gorgeous FLORIDA KEYS!


Driving Distance:3 Hours from Miami, and 31/2 Hours from FT.Lauderdale. 25 Minutes from Key West. The drive down US 1 is a journey that everyone should experience. It sets the tone for the whole trip! Rent a convertible, put the top down and cruise down this historic and scenic Byway. You will talk about this drive for a long time to come!

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/22/2016

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 895 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • cable on all 3 TV's


  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable on all 3 TV's* New 40 inch HD flat screen TV in Livingroom...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    There is a beautiful, private open water area, steps from the front door. It's a great place for a picnic, watching the sunset, or putting our kayak in the water....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for one car in driveway directly in front of unit...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for one car in the driveway, directly in front of the home....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is a small daily fee for extra vehicles. $2 for under 17 ft. and $4 for over 17 ft....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    The washer/dryer combo is inside the unit....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you will need to provide a quick meal, the catch of the day, or a gourmet dinner....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    There is a nice dining area open to the kitchen that seats up to 6 people. Buffet beside the dining area, can be used for food serving or bar....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    We do not furnish bikes at this time....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a small covered deck with a couple of chairs and an outdoor table and chairs, right off of the deck....moreless

  • Golf:

    Public golf course in Key West...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Use our 2 person kayak as much as you like...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub


Write a review 4.7
from 23 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Cleaning fee $125
  • Resort Entry Fee $54


We accept personal checks and money orders. Half of the amount is due at booking and the balance is due 60 days prior to arrival.

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19 Miles
Nearest Airport
Key West International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Square Grouper
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bahia Honda State Park

Great Location, 25 minutes to beautiful Key West. 20 minutes to Bahia Honda State Park which has a lovely beach, with great snorkeling. ( With your stay at our property, you will recieve free access to the Bahia Honda and Fort Zachary State Park )There are beach chairs, noodles, Boogie Boards and some sand kids toys for you to use while at the beach. These items are under the back porch or in the small building out back. We also furnish a two person Kayak for your use.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Our mission is to provide a comfortable, sparkling clean, rental set in God's most spectacular settings so that friends and family can relax, renew, and rebalance their lives! Our dream had been to buy a piece of paradise and then share it will others. As former renters, we feel we understand what it takes to have a great rental experience. We want our vacation home to become your favorite Florida Keys Getaway.

Why the Owner Chose Cudjoe Key, FL, USA:
This gated community is SAFE, CLEAN and FUN. We have an heated olympic swimming pool surrounded by swaying palms and crystal clear turquoise ocean. We have tennis, darts, billiards,bocce ball court,lending library,playground,picnic area, salt water swimming area, and even exercise classes for you to attend every morning! Cudjoe Key is a short drive from Key West and Bahia Honda State Park. It's a great central location in the lower Keys. The drive down from Miami is gorgeous and calls for a convertible. Beautiful views are everywhere!

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Our Rental is SPARKLING CLEAN Designer furnished Equipped with all kitchen neccessities All Households linens included Expanded Cable TV. and did I mention....SPARKLING CLEAN!!! Plus here you get a double kayak, tennis rackets, beach toys, beach chairs and a free beach park pass so you can get into Bahia Honda and Fort Zachary Taylor at no charge.

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/22/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Bring your boat and enjoy the stunning water here in the Keys.

    Bring your boat and enjoy the stunning water here in the Keys.

  • Spend the day and night doing the Duval crawl!

    Spend the day and night doing the Duval crawl!

  • Romantic Dining for Two... but room for six!

    Romantic Dining for Two... but room for six!

  • Our Tropical Paradise - Walk to the Pool, Tennis, Marina, or Kid's Playground

    Our Tropical Paradise - Walk to the Pool, Tennis, Marina, or Kid's Playground

  • Bahia Honda Beach Park is 15 minutes away and is gorgeous!!

    Bahia Honda Beach Park is 15 minutes away and is gorgeous!!

  • 2nd Bath with full shower, commode and sink.

    2nd Bath with full shower, commode and sink.

  • This is a picture of one of many common areas inside our gated community.

    This is a picture of one of many common areas inside our gated community.

  • Olympic Sized Heated Swimming Pool on the Open Water + Kiddie Pool

    Olympic Sized Heated Swimming Pool on the Open Water + Kiddie Pool

  • Fully Equipped Sparkling Clean Kitchen with Dishwasher & Ice Maker.

    Fully Equipped Sparkling Clean Kitchen with Dishwasher & Ice Maker.

  • You must see the free Sunset Festival held every night in Key West.

    You must see the free Sunset Festival held every night in Key West.

  • Master Bath With Full Size Tub & Shower

    Master Bath With Full Size Tub & Shower

  • Marina with store and gas

    Marina with store and gas

  • Bring Your Laptop - High Speed Internet Access

    Bring Your Laptop - High Speed Internet Access

VRBO #103071

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016

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