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Oceanfront Home on Deep Water Canal w/Dock, Pool, Hot Tub, Kayaks, Pool Table!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleep Sofa in family room (Sleeps 10)

Breathtaking Ocean Views - 180 degrees of Sunrises and Sunsets!

Turquoise waters and gentle sea breezes - enjoy the tropical paradise in the heart of the Keys. Home is located where the street ends and the ocean begins!

World famous sport fishing - with 150 feet of concrete dock on deep-water canal. Oversized lot has plenty of room for parking, and bring your boat trailer! Some of the best scuba diving in the country is just off Sombrero Reef!

Entertain and relax on the huge open covered deck, adjoining the large family room with glass on three sides. Sunbathe on the open deck, swim in the private pool, relax in the hot tub or launch from our kayak dock one of our kayaks provided for your enjoyment.. Sidewalk on tidal pool extends into the Atlantic for fishing or viewing. Drink your morning coffee to brilliant sunrises and cook fresh fish on the outdoor grill as the sun sets!


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Ann Weathersby
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

Why Ann Weathersby chose Marathon Shores

We have always loved the beauty and uniqueness of the Florida Keys. After deciding, in 2000, to purchase a vacation rental home, Marathon was our first choice. This ocean front home with a deepwater canal to the Atlantic, was the perfect choice; going out on the boat, fishing blue water or bay water, snorkeling, or diving. The ocean view from the deck is a wonderful place to relax, be with family and friends and grill fresh seafood. Local fish markets have an ever changing selection based on what their boats have brought in that day!

Surrounded by the beauty of the ocean, it truly is a place

where the sea meets the sky!

What makes this house unique

Perfect for vacations with family and friends!

Open floor plan

Water views on 3 sides

Large deck for entertaining

150' concrete dock and bait freezer

Deep water canal to the ocean

Tidal pool full of all species of fish

Private heated pool and hot tub

Kayaks and bicycles provided

Marathon is centrally located in the Keys. Only 1 hour drive from Key West Airport, and a little longer drive from the Miami or Ft. Lauderdale airports.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We liked this place so much we came back a 2nd time to stay at this house. It was pretty much everything you need to have a great stay on the water. The views are spectacular and the house is well kept.
Oct 2016
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Marathon Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Full bath with large walk-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Full bath with tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - Full bath with walk in shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (3) Three, Queen size Beds (2) Two
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Tidal pool with sidewalk that extends out into the water - fish from your door! 4 kayaks provided for your entertainment Outdoor pool table and foosball table Open floor plan - large family room, dining room and kitchen. Enjoy your meals outside on the patio table overlooking the ocean. Each bedroom is decorated in ice cream colors of lime, peach, and lemon.


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Oceanfront Home on Deep Water Canal w/Dock, Pool, Hot Tub, Kayaks, Pool Table!
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews

Everything we could have possibly asked for.

  • 5 of 5

I love the Keys and love this house. There are so many things to do right on the property, that you never need to leave! Great kitchen and sleeping, but the exciting things are outside!!! You could gaze out from the balcony all day! Go kayaking, play games, sit in the hot tub, swim in the pool, or enjoy the views from the lagoon! Never a dull moment and something for everyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Ocean Views and Home!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to the Keys for over 10 years and this home goes straight to the top of our list! The location and views are amazing! The furnishings were comfortable and the kitchen had anything you would need. You could never be bored, they have kayaks, bicycles, a pool table a foosball table, a pool & hot tub which we used daily. If you enjoy just relaxing and reading a good book the covered deck was the place to be, with comfortable furniture and cool breezes. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Absolutely Awesome Home

  • 5 of 5

We rented the home for a family vacation and it was everything we could imagine and more. The views are spectacular inside and out. The home is fully equipped (especially the kitchen) with everything you would ever need and is furnished for beauty and comfort. We especially enjoyed the pool and hot tub and there were several other activities available for every person in our family (a pool table, kayaks, bikes, even pool toys). It is just an absolutely magnificent and awesome home and we hope to rent it again in the future. The owner, Anne, was very gracious on the phone and called to check if everything was okay during our stay. We want to thank the owners for allowing us to use their wonderful home. The Nolans

  • Submitted: May 23, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great week with the whole family

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in this beautiful home. It was incredibly comfortably for our family of 7. The pool, hot tub, pool table and foosball table were great fun. The kitchen, great room and dining area were fantastic. We spent every morning having coffee on the deck overlooking the ocean. We loved our time here and will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve and Angie, It is so relaxing to enjoy your morning coffee sitting on the deck looking at a wonderful panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean, with a cool breeze coming in off the water and the occasional sea gull flying by in the distance. I hope you were up early enough one morning to also enjoy a brilliant sunrise showing the changing colors in the sky and the water. It is fantastic that you and your family enjoyed a great week in our home and not only had so much fun with all of our outdoor toys, but were together as a family in our large kitchen, great room and dining room area! I look forward to speaking with you and having you as guests again when you all vacation in the Florida Keys again. Thanks so much for your review. Ann
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Best Vacation Rental Ever!

  • 5 of 5

This was by far the best vacation house we have ever rented! The oceanfront house is perfectly situated, with ocean on two sides of the property, and a deep water canal on the other. The landscaping around the pool and lagoon is gorgeous. The views from the enormous wrap-around covered deck are breathtaking. From spectacular sunrises in the morning, to moonscapes in the evening, we never wanted to leave the deck. We even saw dolphins just off the shore one morning! The house is spacious, immaculate, beautifully furnished, and well laid-out for our party of 10, including two sets of grandparents and four kids. Our kids never wanted to leave the property, enjoying the bikes, sea kayaks, pool, hot tub, pool table and foosball. Although Marathon is still recovering from last year’s hurricane, this house survived pretty much unscathed. I would rent the house again in a heartbeat. Best vacation ever!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing visit to the Florida Keys!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this house with another family. There were four adults and five children. It was absolutely perfect! Home had every amenity that we could possibly want. Extremely responsive property manager when I called to ask a question during our stay. Location couldn’t have been better. We spent many hours lounging in the sun, fishing from the dock and swimming in the pool. Home was in a very convenient location close to restaurants, grocery store and many activities. Approximately an hour to Key West. We highly recommend this home to other families looking for a retreat in Marathon, FL. You won’t be disappointed!!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melissa, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review and for highly recommending our home to other families looking for a retreat in Marathon and for saying "You won't be disappointed!!". I am so glad everything was absolutely perfect and you thoroughly enjoyed all of the amenities we offer to our guests. Marathon being in the middle of the Keys is such a convenient location to explore other keys including Key West which is only an hour from our home. Also, our location in Marathon is so close to local restaurants, grocery stores, shopping and other activities, it makes everything so convenient and gives you more time to just relax, enjoy our home and take in the beautiful views of the ocean from our large windows to our spacious decks. Thanks again for booking our home for your vacation and hope to hear from you again! Thanks, Ann
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KAYAK TOURS- Eco kayak tours with guides

CHARTER BOAT FISHING- Offshore, gulf and reef fishing

SCUBA OR SNORKLE TOURS- One place to snorkle/scuba is

Sombrero Reef, 3rd largest barrier reef in the world


(As of December 2016 under renovation)

Walk or bike 2 miles over the ocean.

Often, on your way to Pigeon Key, you can

sharks, sea rays and sea turtles. PIGEON KEY was a workers

base camp for Flagler Railroad, built over 100 years ago.

TURTLE HOSPITAL- Come and support the only TURTLE HOSPITAL

in the U.S. Since opening their doors they have rescued and

released over 1,500 sea turtles to the wild. Feed the turtles and

tour the hospital and turtle rehabilitation facilities.

DOLPHIN RESEARCH CENTER- Interact and swim with the dolphins!

Enjoy educational presentations and dolphin shows in the theater.

7 MILE BRIDGE- Unbelievable views over the Sparkling Atlanta Ocean

One of the longest bridges in the U.S.


Museum of Natural History and Marathon Wild Bird Center


sting rays

SOMBRERO BEACH- A 10 minute drive to a beautiful beach

CURRY HAMMOCK STATE PARK- A wonderful place to kayak and

paddle board with beautiful mangrove creek and miles of

pristine coatline. Inquire at ranger station for rentals.




a tropical paradise filled with hundreds of beautiful butterflies,

flowering plants, colorful birds and waterfalls.

DRY TORTUGA'S NATIONAL PARK- Civil war fort where Dr Mudd

who was imprisoned for involvement in the Lincoln assassination.

Take a short boat trip or fly from Key West.


MEL FISHER MARITIME MUSEUM- View world renowned artifacts

from a Spanish galleon, the Atocha, of the treasure fleet of 1622,

discovered and salvaged by Mel Fisher.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Safely Trust Insurance $99
Cleaning Fee $350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.