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Truman Annex, Old Town, Key West, Private Setting with Luxury Features

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Master Bedroom suits upstairs and queen sofa bed, 1/2 bath downstairs, sleeps

Fully maintained and cared for, luxury features, just two blocks from Duval and Mallory Square in Old Town Key West, a two story townhome located in the Truman Annex with a private backyard. It will delight you with its charm, central location and private setting. There are two master suites each with its own balcony and full bath. There is a washer and dryer and a 1/2 bath downstairs. Kitchen is fully equipped with stove, refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, blender, and the living room has a 40' flat-screen HD with cable internet, VCR and DVD and free LD service witihn the United States.

Guestbook Comments: This is our fourth trip to Key West and your home is by far the nicest place we've stayed? So bright and airy, such nice art work and so many amenities -- loved the DVD and CD player. One of our favorite things was watching the dazzling sunsets from the upstairs front porch - each one seemed more beautiful than the last. Many thanks, we hope to come back soon

Guestbook Comments: Jennie - As I said, you'll have to throw me out! I am kicking myself for not doing this sooner. Your home helped my two kids first visit to the Key West to be the best! We will be back. PS: Loved the lights on the palms at night.

Guestbook Comments: Just a thank you from our heart for sharing your beautiful home in Key West. We had just a terrific time. The location was fabulous. We loved every minute of it! Thank you so much. Linda Mills

More Details

Owner
Bruce H. Klein
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About Bruce H. Klein

We have owned our Key West Paradise for 17 years and it is amazing every time we come down. We visit frequently when the our home is not rented as we live in Sarasota, Florida on Siesta Key

Bruce H. Klein purchased this townhome in 2000

Why Bruce H. Klein chose Key West

This is a piece of paradise. Everything is close by and when you want some privacy, you have it with out home. However, if you want to have some fun, eat great food, play in the water, there is no better place.

What makes this townhome unique

How easy is it is to walk anywhere and you have the city with its amenities just around the corner. If you want some action or entertainment just walk out your front door if you would like a nice quiet evening rent a sail boat or make your meal at home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to let you know that we all are so enjoying our stay in your lovely home here in Key West. What an oasis! It feels both spacious and cozy. You've created a sweet comfortable space, and we are thankful that you share it with others who need a rest from work and the daily grind. I absolutely love the garden, as I spend all of my springs and summers digging in the dirt at home, filling my yard with buds and blooms. I have lovingly tended to the potted plants here, making sure thirsty ones got a drink. I took the attached photo of an avian visitor this afternoon. :-) It will be hard to leave on Saturday, but we will definitely be restored when we do. Thank you, again, for sharing your home.
Apr 2017
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Amenities

Old Town Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 9:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet
  • Updated tile and fixtures
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 queen
  • 2 bedrooms (both master suites) with one Queen and the other with two Twin/Single beds that can be made into a King; Sofa Queen sleeper in living room
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 queen sleeper downstairs and 2 twins/single (that can be made into a King) and 1 queen upstairs. Private fenced in backyard. Parking for One Car. 40 inch High Denfinition Samsung; wireless broadband and free Long Distance calling within the Contential US.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay in Key West! Just one block from the "0 Mile" marker, the property is conveniently located within is short walk to Mallory Square, the Bite and Harbor walk, and all of the attractions of Duval Street and the Old Town. Some of the better restaurants, bars, and happy hours are within three blocks. It's also near the Zachary Taylor State Park beach, which is the best beach experience on the island. The Truman Annex is a high-end development of luxury homes, town homes, and condominiums. The streets are lined with white picket privacy fences and exotic trees and flowering plants that form a canopy over the roadways. The property itself is in keeping with the neighborhood. It is pleasant, spacious, airy, comfortable, well-appointed, well-stocked, clean, and relatively private. The two master bedrooms with separate baths were a real plus, as were the two balconies and charming patio for enjoying the outdoors. A nicely landscaped and maintained community pool provides a nice place to relax on your lazy off days. One of the best features is that the owners will provide excellent suggestions based on your interests so that you don't waste your time sorting through the myriad things to do and places to go. They already know where the jewels are hidden.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks David, we look forwarding to having you return to our Key West home in the future
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5

The Feeling of Home in Key West

  • 5 of 5

In searching for a vacation rental for the one precious week my husband and I, along with my brother and sister-in-law had to stay in Key West, I happened upon this listing, which fit our criteria of having two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. How fortunate for us! The photos here are great representations, but the place is even so much better than photos! The living/dining area even more spacious than we thought, and the four of us made good use of both the indoor and outdoor dining tables, where we enjoyed card games and cocktails, and admired the lovely backyard garden. From the house, it is just a stone's throw to the nightlife on Duval, but just far enough away so that only the music from the bars wafts down the street late at night, like a lullaby, as you sit on the 2nd floor balcony overlooking the yard. It is also a short stroll to the beach at Fort Zachary, or the daily sunset celebration, at Mallory, as you wind your way through Truman Annex and admire the stately homes that line its streets. You feel far removed from the hustle and bustle of nightlife as you walk the quiet lanes which surround the house. This is our 2nd stay in a home within the complex. Last time, we had a much larger group and needed a four bedroom home, but this year a smaller home fit our needs. My husband and I have been visiting Key West for 15 years, renting space in resorts or B&Bs on the island, which were all wonderful, too, but never made us feel as comfortable as staying in a true 'home," which is how we felt here in Bruce & Margaret Jean's place. A couple of tips for newbies to KW: If you're going to the beach at Ft. Zach, pack a pair of water shoes in your luggage! The coral beach is difficult to walk on without them. But the beach itself is stunning, and well worth the investment of a $10 pair of water shoes! Every year, we try restaurants that are new or ones we haven't visited before. This year the highlights were had at The Thirsty Mermaid , where I had the diver scallops, which were just amazing. We also had some fantastic grilled oysters. My sister-in-law doesn't eat seafood, so had the grilled cheese, which sounds strange for an upscale joint, but was the BEST she's ever had! I had to taste test, and I agreed! Another new place we tried was Blue Macaw, where the Double Cut Pork Chop, NY Sirloin Steak, and the Ahi Tuna Tartare left us feeling satisfied. You won't starve in Key West. Make your plans to stay here and enjoy the best Key West has to offer!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your feedback and we look forward to having you and your party as guests in the future. Bruce and Margaret
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5

Great location and super nice property!

  • 5 of 5

Not much for writing reviews, but this property deserves a great review. We have been to KW several times and have stayed in several locations around town. This has to be one of the best locations and nicest properties to date. Very well set up with everything we needed for the week and it is well kept. Thank you for sharing the property with us.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Look forward to seeing you again new year
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5

SUPER Accommodations!!

  • 5 of 5

Your home is wonderfully appointed and maintained. It is most convenient to everything and we walked everywhere. We rented the bikes you recommended and enjoyed a trip to the lighthouse. Ft Taylor beach and sunset were awesome, and the Coast Guard ship Ingham was fascinating. We could not have enjoyed our trip any better than by staying in your home. Thanks for making our vacation complete and totally enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We value good guests. Look forward your return. Tnx for keepingm ne safe
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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Key West and we could not have picked a better place to stay. Perfect location - short walk to Duval Street, and a very nice Condo - clean and neat with a great patio.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking care of our home. We look forward to having as our guests in the future. Bruce and Margaret
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5

Top notch choice

  • 5 of 5

As repeat visitors to Key West we could not have been more pleased with this property. It is by far one of the cleanest places we have ever stayed. The beds were exceptionally comfortable and amenities were more than we expected. There is a lovely back deck and garden area for relaxing - very private and beautiful! The location is perfect and probably no more than a 10 - 15 minute walk in any direction for many things to do. The owners are especially nice and very accommodating. This is the perfect place for two couples.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, as you know Key West is a special place and it is even better when you can have a home away to come back to. We look forward to having you and your friends in the future as our guests. Sincerely, Bruce and Margaret
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Key West
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Green Parrot, Margaritaville
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Key West Ferry Station
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Key West Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Blue Heaven, Banana Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Ft. Zackary Taylor State Park
Car: not necessary

Our home is located in a gated community with access to a swimming pool, beaches, State Park, new Eco-Discovery Center and within walking distance of Key West Sunsets, shows, shops, waterfront activities, restaurants and entertainment. All the comforts of home in Hemmingway's playground.

Other Activities: Sea life (and activities), bird watching, gardens, flowers, plus Duval walking for People Watching, and Cruise Ship docking

Golf: Golf available (about 2 miles away) cost is about $50 per day

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

Rates are for four guests, additional charges apply per night for other quests. One week stay (7 nights) is the minimum stay. No pets.

$500 Security deposit holds your dates and is returned upon inspection of our home. Once security deposit is received, signed contract sent with form for Truman Annex. Rental payment due 45 days before rental period. PayPal available. However, you will be charged the PayPal fee. Mail check to Bruce Klein, 548 B Beach Rd., Sarasota, FL 34242

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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