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Serenity by the Sea - 1.5 Acre Estate on Florida Bay

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 8), up to 10 with sleeper sofa

Sleeps 6-8 comfortably (10 if you use sleeper sofa)

Imagine your own secluded, tropical get-away where the rest of the world is but a distant memory and you indulge in luxurious views, warm sunny days, balmy tropical evenings and kick back in your own cozy seaside cottage in the Florida Keys.

Begin your relaxation adventure with your soul-mate in an 18-jet jacuzzi overlooking the bay... Swing from the hammock while enjoying tropical breezes ... enjoy a visit from one of our local Great White Herons or gentle Manatees that sometimes pass by in the lazy afternoons... take a little tour in the canoe or wade out into the beautiful warm waters of the Florida Bay.

Watch the glorious sunset from the end of a 165' dock while sipping Margaritas and nibbling on shrimp, stone crabs, or other local delicacies... Bathe in the warm tropical sun on our private beach or swim and play in the pristine sandy bottom Florida Bay... venture out in the canoe or float the hours away ... it's all waiting for you.

And if you need to check in on the world, WIFI access is available all the way to the beach~! Also has a DVD home theater with Satellite TV. A true vacation paradise that will bring you back again and again.

Keywords: Waterfront Single-Family Home, private beach, dock

More Details

Diane Davis
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Diane Davis

This property is owned by 95430 Overseas Highway, LLC. My name is Diane Davis and I am an owner/member of this LLC. I handle the rental inquiries and property management. I am looking forward to hearing from you regarding our little slice of paradise....

Diane Davis purchased this house in 2002

Why Diane Davis chose Key Largo

It is a beautiful area that offers great diving, fishing and other fun activities and is easy to get to from Miami. We purchased the home in 2002 from the original owners who built it with loving care - from the beautiful wood interior walls, to the lovely long gravel driveway bordered by a natural hammock, which provides privacy and seclusion.

What makes this house unique

Fabulous sunset views of Florida Bay, great neighbors, private cove, privacy and the laid-back beauty of the Florida Keys... Feels like it's a million miles away from Miami, yet it's only an hour drive. It could be sitting on any tropical island in the Carribean, but it's in our back yard!


Key Largo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 4 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa, Regular Sofa and Love Seat
  • One King Bedroom with full bath, One Queen Bedroom, with a full bath, 4 twin beds in the loft (two single daybeds, with 2 additional single trundle beds that pull out). Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room. Sleeps 6-8 comfortably... 10 maximum if you use living room pull out bed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
165' dock completed in 2011 (5' water at low tide at the end), Wifi/Hi-speed Internet Access, Complete Home Theater with DVD/CD/VCR, Fully equipped Kitchen & outdoor propane Grill, Coffee Maker, Linens provided including Beach Towels, Private Jacuzzi, No Smoking indoors, Small Pet may be allowed with extra deposit, house is situated on a sandy bottom, private cove which is wonderful for swimming.


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Serenity by the Sea - 1.5 Acre Estate on Florida Bay
average rating of 4.756757 based on 37 reviews
Sarasota, FL

Unbelievable Property!!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the most amazing properties we've ever stayed at. Perfect for families & friends, comfortable, quiet, and amazing views. The pictures do not do this property justice trust me. It has everything you'd need & more. The dock is beautiful and lit up nicely at night. We fished, snorkeled, and played on the beach every day. The water is super clear. We caught sharks & snapper right off the dock and the snorkeling was great with tons of marine life. The property is very boat friendly. We had a 21ft boat docked up the whole week and the water is plenty deep enough on low tide. The ramp is a two minute drive from the house and equally so back to the house on the boat. The Atlantic is roughly 15-20 minutes away through Tavernier Creek and is a nice easy ride. The property is in a great location and we can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear that you enjoyed our little slice of paradise! Just want to make a note with the sharks referred to in this review are likely "nurse sharks".... quite harmless!!
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True serenity

  • 5 of 5

I am so glad we rented this house! The house was perfect for us, it was comfortable spacious and we loved the seclusion. It is very well equipped with everything you need to enjoy a great vacation. We really enjoyed watching the sunset from the dock every evening. We were surrounded by beautiful trees and had the ocean view as well who could ask for more! The weather was wonderful. Diane was great responded to all of my questions quickly and was very gracious. We look forward to renting again! I highly recommend this house if you want serenity!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Week By The Sea!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time at here. House was perfect for us. Plenty of room for 6. The full kitchen and laundry, and 2 baths was great to have! We all felt really comfortable and at home here. Plenty of beach toys and snorkel gear for the kids to use. Beach was great and water is super clear. We all spent a lot of time in the water. Kids had a blast checking out ocean life. Nice shade tree down close to the beach area. Any part of the day I could be in the shade, but still be close to my wife who likes to soak up the sun Great views. Great sunsets. Also really liked the seclusion. House is off the road a some and thick foliage really blocks any sound from the highway. Can't wait to come back again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic week in a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

What a great time we had at this beautiful waterfront home! We just can't stop raving about how much fun we had... Great wine, stone crabs and fish, boat rides and kayaking and of course a short walk to 'Harriet's' for breakfast muffins! It was a perfect starting point for a day-trip to Key West, other tourist attractions, but most of all "CHILLING!"...

Thanks again for exceeding our expectations!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home in Key Largo

  • 4 of 5

Serenity by the Sea is a great choice for a stay in Key Largo. The home was fully stocked with swimming floats, life jackets, kayaks, basically anything you can think of for the water, and a jacuzzi! The dock is wonderful for fishing and docking a boat. The small private beach on the property is great for family fun in the sand and in the water. The shoreline does have some rocks, however, this is avoided the deeper you go in. There are numerous lawn chairs and a picnic table, which makes it easy for everyone to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful view. The inside of the home is decorated following a beach cottage theme. It was very cute! The beds were comfortable and numerous. The kitchen in particular could use some renovations as the cabinets were hanging off the wall and didn't close very easily. Additionally, the fridge didn't get as cold as we expected it to be. Most of the things you would need in a kitchen are available to you, however, we were in need of more cutting boards throughout the trip and some of the cooking pans weren't of the best quality. My favorite part of the home was the large (floor to ceiling) windows flowing throughout the home. Every morning when we woke up there was a gorgeous view right there in the living room and kitchen. We could look right out to the sea while we ate breakfast in the kitchen. Overall, this home is a great choice for a large family that likes to have fun!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your feedback regarding the kitchen - Will see to these items right away. DD
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A Slice Of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Cozy accommodations secluded by native foliage created a most comfortable and serene stay. The kitchen, dining, lounging, laundry, bedroom/loft areas and ground floor lockable storage room provided for smooth and easy living. The dockage for my 31 ft. outboard center console worked out great with plenty of water depth. Beautiful expansive view of Florida Bay with superb sunsets. You can expect a visit from the neighborhood manatee. You can rely on Diane's prompt correspondence. You will really enjoy Serenity by the Sea. I will be back. Just don't book it when I want to!!! :) . Thank you, Diane.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are very welcome!! So glad you enjoyed it our little slice of paradise :)
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Miami International Airport (MIA)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Cheeca Lodge / Resort
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Harriett's Breakfast and Lunch Dinner
Car: necessary

Nearby landings for boat and wave runner launch, Sealife Museums & Marine Parks, Nightclubs


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Clean Up Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Dock Fee / Week $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax

All rates are for up to 6 guests. Additional guests are $20/per person/nt + tax. Monthly rates are not available, however discounts are available for multiples weeks, Saturday through Saturday. Please specify weeks and a custom quote will be provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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