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Location, Location, Location!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,368 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Minimum Rental 1 MONTH - Location, location, location! This home has it all - ocean side Lower Matecumbe location, totally remodeled in 2009. Relax by the cocktail pool or sunbathe in the private roof top sunning area. There are blue water ocean views from almost every room in this home. It is located on a canal front lot, offers dockage for a boat up to 30' and easy access to the ocean - a straight shot of about 200 yards to open water from the dock. The interior has been gutted and everything is new. All 3 bathrooms are new, everything in the kitchen is new as are all the furnishings. The wrap-around screened balcony provides a respite after a day on the water. Take a dip in the pool and enjoy some afternoon refreshment. Grill your day's catch on the gas grill and dine at home or take it to one of our many fine local restaurants and let the chef cook it to your specifications.

This is a stilt house with the main living area on the 2nd level. You'll enjoy the open great room arrangement of the kitchen, dining and living areas. The kitchen features granite counter tops and an unobstructed view of the ocean from the window over the sink. All appliances are new. You'll love the side by side stainless steel refrigerator with water and ice on the outside. The glass top range-oven is a breeze to clean - if you happen to make a mess. The kitchen is completely equipped with appliances, dishes, flatware, and glasses. Just bring your food. Dining is a pleasure at the square table with 6 high back upholstered chairs. The casual seating area features a leather sleeper sofa, occasional chairs, and an entertainment center. Watch your favorite programs on the wall mounted flat screen TV with digital preferred package - all HBO channels, Encores and 100 other digital channels - or listen to your favorite AM/FM stations on the Bose stereo player. If you need to stay in touch with the outside world there is high speed wireless internet for your convenience. There are two sets of sliding glass doors along the east wall of the great room and another set on the north wall which open to the wrap around screened balcony. From here you can view the ocean and the canal. Relax on one of the many chairs, read a book, gaze at the water or take a siesta. This level also features two bedrooms, one with a queen sized bed and ensuite bath and the other with twin beds. The hall bath offers a tub and shower combination and a single vanity. A full sized washer and dryer are located near the bedrooms.

The 3rd level features a loft style bedroom, ensuite bath plus two roof top viewing and sunning areas. One is located on the east side and one on the west. In addition to the fantastic ocean views, the east area offers secluded roof top sun bathing. Bask on one of the deck chairs in the private area and re-energize with a water spray and a cool towel - truly a heavenly experience.

The ground level of this home offers a brand new in-ground cocktail pool, dockage and covered parking on paver bricks and professional landscaping. There is 40' of dockage, a ladder, fish cleaning station, and an outdoor shower. Make your reservation now. This home is a favorite with our guests. Please call for more information and availability. This property is professionally managed by Keys Holiday Rentals.

Rent is $5,250 to $7,200/month depending on season. Monthly Rates are calculated from the 1st day of the month to the last day of the month. If your plans are for less than a month we may be able to help. Please call the office. Additional Charges: $255 departure cleaning fee; $200 processing fee and 12.5% state and local taxes. Refundable Security Deposit: $1000. Utility Caps/Mo: $100 water and $200 electricity. Pet Fees: Pets are accepted at this property on a case by case basis. If your pet is accepted there is an additional security deposit of $200 for one pet and $100 for an additional pet. Travel Insurance: This is an optional service we offer through a national travel insurance provider. Plans include valuable medical coverage, trip interruption, emergency travel services and more. Please click on the Travel Insurance tab on our website for more information.

All reservations made on this website are tentative and subject to confirmation by the management company.

Rates and fees are subject to change without notice prior to confirmation of reservation.

Keywords: home, single family, pool, dockage

More Details

Property Manager
Andi Saylor
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018


Islamorada House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
3 Bedrooms/3 Baths Sleeps 6-8 Dock up to 30' boat Oceanside Canal Splash Pool/Secluded Roof Top Sunbathing Tiled Baths with Vessel Sinks 2 Flat Screen TV’s Bose CD/AM/FM Stereo Player Bose IPod Stereo Dock Sony DVD Player plus movies Binoculars Ceiling Fans Open Floor Plan


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(4 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Charlotte, North Carolina


  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a month long vacation stay at Blue Water Retreat and it was so hard to leave! This house is situated on an ocean canal with spectacular ocean views from EVERY room. The owners have capitalized on this fantastic location with an enormous screened in porch on the main level as well as an expansive roof top patio. Combined with the pool and patio on the ground level, it was sometimes difficult to decide where to partake in our evening cocktail. The house lives comfortably and feels cozy without being cramped. This is one of the most well stocked houses in regards to linens and towels, we've stayed in. The beds and furniture are all clean and comfortable with a nice beachy vibe. The kitchen is well stocked and we loved cooking our fresh catch while staring out at the Atlantic Ocean. The outside is well kept and soaking in the cocktail pool was one of our favorite daily activities. The owners have a storage shed with a bait freezer and they generously allow use of their kayak as well as other fun toys. We brought our paddle boards and the kids spent many afternoons exploring the canal and ocean. We brought our boat and loved the convenience of the dock and fish cleaning station. It's the Keys, you have to be on the water! We fished daily and many nights dined on fresh snapper, lobster, triggerfish, etc. There's a reason Islamorada is called the Sportfishing Capital of the World! We also loved the ease of boating to Alligator Reef and Indian Key for snorkeling and adventuring. We had our bikes with us and biked to Robbies many afternoons for a cocktail and appetizer. The kids love exploring all the shops and feeding the tarpons. We also rode bikes to Mr. Lobster for fresh seafood; Safari Lounge for a cold beer and fabulous fish sandwich; MM74 gas station for supplies and surprisingly good Cuban sandwiches and a few other fun finds! The house is on a quiet street, but the canal is busy because it's across the water from a lively resort. We enjoyed watching all the action and boats coming in from their fishing trips each day. We never heard any evening noise and the resort seemed to mostly be families. I thought this house was a fantastic value and a perfect location for exploring the Keys. As an added bonus, Keys Holiday Rentals was a joy to work with!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this wonderful review. We work very hard to insure that our properties meet our guests' expectations (and ours) so that our guests are able to enjoy every minute of their stay. It sounds like you packed a lot into your holiday and thoroughly enjoyed yourself. We are thrilled to hear that your stay was a success. Thank you for sharing your adventures and comments with future guests! We look forward to your return when a trip to the Keys fits into your schedule. Andi Saylor, Owner Keys Holiday Rentals
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Boone, NC

FABULOUS HOME! GREAT RENTAL AGENCY---All we could Ever hope for on vacation...Cindy & Chris

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this home 4 times and it Never disappoints. The rental agency is one of the Best I have Ever worked with when renting. Andi and Ashley are always Top Notch....There are not enough words to say about the home and the experience. I am looking forward to next year...

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ormond By the Sea, Ormond Beach Fl

More than we expected

  • 5 of 5

This property is more than we expected. Everything about the house we loved. The views, the decor, furnshings, fully equipped kitchen, all linens and towels were furnished. We are thinking about a month again next year. Wrap around deck is awesome, so is the top deck. Keys Holiday Rentals could not have been greater, were so helpful with local information etc. Location, Location, Location is so true. Thanks Andi for everything !!!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2012
  • Stayed: February 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Port St Lucie Florida US

The Place to stay in the Keys

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful, relaxing vacation in Islamorada. This property exceeded all our hopes for the rental. It was immaculately clean. The kitchen had every appliance and pot and pan you could think of (no can opener, we bought one and left it there). The tile work was amazing and the bathrooms were top shelf. We loved the pool, it was great for conversation and cooling off.

The rental agent Andi was very helpful and could not do enough for us. We would recommend this as the Place to stay in the Keys.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2010
  • Stayed: June 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Miami International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.6 Miles
Safari Lounge
Nearest Golf
57.9 Miles
Redlands Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
88.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
56 Miles
Homestead Speedway
Nearest Restaurant
1.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
2.8 Miles
Anne's Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • $5,250-$7,200/mo
  • US Dollars
  • Dec-April: $7,200/month plus taxes and fees; May-Aug: $6,000/month plus taxes
  • and fees; Sept-Nov: $5,250/month plus taxes and fees;
  • Additional Fees: Cleaning Fee $255; Processing Fee $200; 12.5% Taxes;
  • Refundable Security Deposit:$1000 with accidental damage insurance and $2000
  • without;Utility Caps–Water $100 Electricity $200 per month
  • Pet security deposit of $200 for one pet and $100 for each additional pet.
  • Optional Insurances: $45 Accidental Damage.
  • Travel Insurance is offered through CSA.

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