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You Should Have Seen the One That Got Away!

Key Colony Beach, FL, USA
  • House1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

Half Duplex Stilt House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

We are pleased to announce that our little piece of paradise came through Hurricane Irma with flying colors! The only damage we sustained was flooding in the ground level storage and the landscaping took a hit, but everything else is untouched.

Fish from our dock, one of the nearby piers or bridges, with a charter captain from the marina in walking distance or bring your boat and dock it right outside your door! Less than 10 minutes to open water in the bay.

Come to our piece of paradise in Key Colony Beach. Everything you need to relax is close to this rental home--white sand beach and heated pool private club membership is a 4 minute walk (or 2 minute bike ride with the cruiser bikes for you to use at the house), three full service restaurants, a wine bar, bakery and breakfast hangout, boutique, gift shops and liquor store all in walking distance, or sit on your private lanai overlooking the canal. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, drop a line (fishing poles and tackle are included in your rental) in the canal from the dock, or take the tandem kayak for a spin around the island.

We have vacationed here too! It is lovely and romantic for just us when we want some "alone time" and great fun with our children as well--the house is set up to cater to couples and children. However you come, ours is a laid back tropical paradise with everything you need at your fingertips. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6. Walk to the Cabana Club (private pool and beach, membership included in your rental) just a block away from this beauty, or use one of our beach cruiser bikes (4 adult, 2 kid size) to ride to the club or Sunset Park. Fish from the dock (poles available), use our tandem kayak to explore the canals or dock your boat at your "back door" with 30 feet of space. Stainless steel fish cleaning table, electric, shower and hose at the dock. Bait freezer and interior storage are just feet away. Dogs are welcome,and the house is very family friendly.

Key Colony Beach, KCB, as it is known to the locals, is a community that is proud of its reputation of safe and gentle relaxation amid award winning restaurants and incredible vistas. The island wide automobile speed limit is 25, to accommodate the myriad of walkers and bikers on its streets and designated paths. The town’s wide canals, all of which are no wake zones, abound with tropical fish and wildlife. The town municipal center and post office are next to a lovely park with a gazebo, and at the end of the same street lay Sunset Park, a well maintained scenic public location for just hanging out and watching spectacular Keys sunsets.

At nearly the geographic center of the Florida Keys at mile marker 53, this property is a two hour drive to Miami and just an hour from Key West.

Small pets (dogs under 50 pounds) welcome. This property is family friendly, with amenities ranging from a high chair and port-a-crib to four adult size beach cruiser bikes and two kids bikes and a membership in the private Cabana Club, which is a two block walk away. Our family vacationed in rental homes in Key Colony Beach from the time our youngest was 2 ½ until our oldest was 16, so this property is set up with the things we liked having at rental properties, wished we had, or enjoy ourselves. See our website for a complete listing. Boaters can dock in the canal along the house. Just minutes separate you from the open Atlantic and Vaca Cut to access the Gulf of Mexico for fishing and snorkeling. A commercial fishing and snorkeling fleet with full and half day trips is walking distance from the house.

Keywords: 1/2 Duplex


Sandy Hubbard

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Apr 13, 2018
About Sandy Hubbard

We celebrated our first visit to OUR house during Thanksgiving week 2009. Thanksgiving dinner on the lanai--paradise!

Sandy Hubbard purchased this House in 2009

Why Sandy Hubbard chose Key Colony Beach

We vacationed in Key Colony Beach for 10 years prior to purchasing a home here. Every member of our family can close their eyes and go to KCB in our minds for instant relaxation. We are building long term family memories at our home here, and hope you will too!

What makes this House unique

Our whole family enjoys together time here, free from most outside distractions. This place is the definition of relaxation and paradise for us.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Master Bedroom
        1 queen, Bathroom attached. Inflatable additional queen bed.
      • Flip Flop Bedroom
        1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, Conversion kit to turn twins into a king; 2 air mattresses
      • King size beds (1) Twins convert to King (like on a cruise ship), Queen size Beds (1) In Master Bedroom; Queen Raised Automatic Airbed (Actually Inflates Mattress and Has Legs), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two Twins in Flip Flop Guest Room, Two Twin Air Mattresses as Well, Complete with Linens, Child Beds (2) Twin size air mattress, Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play Style Crib with Sheet and Blanket, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Two Twins Convert to King, just like a cruise ship!


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Master Bath
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Sink and toilet/shower area separate.
      • Guest Bath
        toilet, combination tub/shower

        Location Type

          • Waterfront
            Canal Front


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                        Including Beach Towels--No Looking Like a 'Tourist' with Bath Towels at the Beach!
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Central A/C (newly upgraded and installed 01/2011)
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                        Car Port
                      • Garage
                        Actually ground level enclosed storage for your gear, includes a bait freezer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Driveway, Carport, Gravel
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                        One Trailer or RV (by Town by-Law) Per Property. Additional Boat Trailer Parking Available.
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        Stacking Front Load Washer and Dryer in Hallway Closet.
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                            Includes built in ice maker
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    (2) Direct TV; BLU RAY DVD; HDMI ports (cables provided)
                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Music Library
                                    Steel Drum, Tropical Music and Christmas holiday. Bedrooms Feature Alarm Clock Radios
                                  • CD Player
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                  • Video Games
                                  • Video Library
                                    Loads of Family Movies (Disney Flicks, PG Rating and Lower) and a Few Grown up Action Movies (Pg-13 and R)


                                      • Bicycles
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Plastic Adirondack chairs
                                      • Golf
                                        Par 3; 9 hole course within walking distance
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        Tandem Kayak
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        Partly screened. Includes dining table & 4 chairs; loveseat w/ coffee table
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Tennis
                                        Town courts and rackets (free to loan)
                                      • Water Sports Gear


                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                                Cabana Club
                                              • Heated Pool


                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • health/beauty spa
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • museums
                                                  • playground
                                                  • recreation center
                                                  • restaurants

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • shelling
                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • boating
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • paddle boating
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • shuffleboard
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • Babysitter
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • rafting
                                                              • basketball court
                                                              • deepsea fishing
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • fly fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • kayaking
                                                              • parasailing
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                              • snorkeling
                                                              • snorkeling/diving
                                                              • sound/bay fishing
                                                              • surf fishing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • water skiing
                                                              • water tubing
                                                              • wind-surfing


                                                                  • Canal Front Dockage for Your Boat, High Chair, Tandem Kayak, Four Beach Cruiser Bikes, 2 Child Bikes, Sand Toys, Fishing Poles

                                                                    11 Reviews


                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    Outstanding accommodations

                                                                    Dwayne A.

                                                                    6 weeks in paradise! The landlords were extremely accommodating and helpful with suggestions. All toys (bicycles, kayak, etc.) were available. The property was clean and well-maintained. 5 stars!

                                                                    Awesome vacation rental!

                                                                    Rodney T.Sebastian, FL

                                                                    Our family was there during mini season, and I'm telling you, you could not have wanted more! Sandy has thought of everything. This is an extremely clean, VERY WELL EQUIPPED vacation rental. Close to everything, quiet, and having the boat in back yard was icing on the cake! Thank you!!

                                                                    Great place!

                                                                    Verena W.Zürich

                                                                    We enjoyed our stay in Key Colony Beach. Sitting on the balcony in the morning and evening and looking out on the canal was a joy. Sandy gave us tips where to eat and their Happy Hour. We specially liked the Keys Fisheries on 35th street. The Stone Crabs where $ 2.50 a piece and the Tuna-Sashimi and oysters where also yummy. We swam every day at the Sombrero Beach and on a quiet day we went snorkeling at the Sombrero reef with Spirit Snorkeling.

                                                                    Clean- Close to Cabana Club and beach. Great dock for fishing

                                                                    Wendy S.

                                                                    Beautiful Duplex on the canal in Key Colony. Very clean and had everything that we needed. We had a small issue with TV and the owner responded immediately to remedy it,

                                                                    Enjoyed the Cabana Club pool and Beach on a daily basis. Very well kept pool area, great wait staff. Nice quiet street and very clean.

                                                                    Cant wait to go back

                                                                    Thank you Sandy & Richard

                                                                    Andrew T.

                                                                    We had a fantastic stay at this property. The owners do a great job making you feel welcome. Also, they had the place stocked with very convenient things that would otherwise have you making an extra trip to the store.(i.e. band-aids, paper towels, sunscreen) The patio is on the upper level, which allows great views of the sunset and wildlife in and around the canals. I've stayed in more expensive properties on that exact street that weren't as nice or relaxing as this one.

                                                                    Best Ever!!!

                                                                    JoeNew Orleans

                                                                    My wife, puppy & I just returned from a 1 week holiday at Sandy & Richards place. Honestly we can't say enough positive things about the property or most especially about Sandy and her approach to providing the best rental experience possible (which it was). The home is beautiful, well placed in a quiet but accessible to everything neighborhood on a lovely canal with a great boat dock. The home is immaculately clean, stocked with everything you might need (including a kayak, 4 new bikes, fishing poles, beach towels & toys, all appliances & kitchen utensils, I mean it goes on & on, plus Sandy is totally sweet, accessible, thoughtful, organized, etc, etc.

                                                                    We can't wait to stay here again!


                                                                    Key Colony Beach, FL, USA

                                                                    Incredible Sunset Views! We share all our 'toys'--Tandem Kayak, Four (4) Beach Cruiser Bikes and Two (2) Children's Bikes for Your Use. Fish from the dock (poles in storage area), beach toys, life jackets. Snorkel trips and charter fishing boats leave from the end of the canal (a 10 minute walk).

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