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Magnificent Open Water Estate near Sombrero Beach, Marathon

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Estate, 5 Bedrooms, 3 full Baths, (Sleeps 12)

' Sunset Point ', is a stately private home situated at the very end of a point overlooking a beautiful protected lagoon. Sombrero Country Club and golf course are directly across the water nestled behind a shoreline of lush mangroves, providing a natural landscape. The sunsets across the bay from the porch and pool area are spectacular.

Built in the temple style of architecture, the ground level single story structure is at once spacious and luxurious.Massive bronze front doors open into an impressive great room to include a dining area and sunken living room with gas fireplace. The vaulted ceiling is constructed of fine Honduran mahogony. Standing just inside the entrance, one can see through the opposing wall of glass to the huge indoor pool and the bay and shoreline beyond.

The dinning room will seat ten to twelve guests comfortably, and the adjacent living room\ tv area will accomodate an additional ten to twelve.

The large, completely renovated kitchen\ family room has granite counter tops and all stainless steel premium appliances. This kitchen is fully equiped with the best of knives, utensils, cookware,a commercial blender,and numerous other electronic conveniences. Doors open from the family room onto the outdoor porch as well as to the indoor pool . The porch is home to a gas barbeque and a stunning set of Lloyd Flanders all weather wicker furniture and cushions . The adjoining indoor pool is surrounded by a wide tile patio and seating area, and further enhanced by a border of tropical planting. The vaulted Honduran mahogony ceiling completes the picture.

The five bedrooms and three full bathrooms have just been completely redecorated using only the finest of beds, mattresses, and bathroom fixtures. The master bath has a walk in shower and large tub with a walk- in [ handicap ] door. All bedrooms have new flat screen TVs.

More than an acre of landscaped grounds surround the residence; the lawns are a lush green and meticulously maintained. Over 600' of seawall encompass the property, and a high stucco wall and iron entrance gate keep the property secure and private. There is ample secure parking behind the gates for personal vehicles. ALL boats, trailers, RVs, etc., are to be stored on our lots at the end of Avenue D on Cocoa Plum which is only four miles from the house. We recommend trailer locks when stored there. An ideal vacation retreat, 'Sunset Point ' offers ample space for a family reunion or special function.

Sunset Point is Marathon rental # PLR 2012 00131

Keywords: Ground level vacation house

AVAILABLE AS WEEKLY OR LONGER RENTAL ONLY

More Details

Owner
Jim Austin
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

Why Jim Austin chose Marathon Area

Our family has vacationed in Marathon for many years and when the opportunity arose to purchase this house which we had always admired, we took it. The area is reminiscent of the islands with a relaxed, informal lifestyle. There is plenty to do in and around Marathon, the fishing is fantastic, and the kids love it.

What makes this estate unique

' Sunset Point ' is a private little kingdom secluded behind it's walled entrance.The Sombrero Beach location is certainly the best in Marathon for a variety of reasons. First, the fantastic Sombrero Beach itself with its bathrooms, showers,and two volley ball courts, is only one mile away. Secondly,it is centrally located; only a short distance to supermarkets,restaurants, and shopping. Additionally, Sombrero Beach is one of the finest neighborhoods in Marathon.

Amenities

Marathon Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 4 bunk bed
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), Bunk Beds (2 sets or four beds).
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
'Sunset Point ' situated directly on a large lagoon, encompasses the entire end of a peninsula and possesses an unobstucted view of Sombrero Country Club and golf course ',' The completely renovated residence has arguably the finest full size indoor pool in the Marathon area',' This extremely private house is walled and gated and has over 800' of waterfront.' ,' A regulation shuffleboard court provides hours of entertainment for all ages.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Magnificent Open Water Estate near Sombrero Beach, Marathon
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews
4

Marathon 2017

  • 4 of 5

This was our second year renting this house with 12 people. The view is spectacular! the property provides privacy and tranquility. We enjoyed fishing from the bulk head, the spacious boat dock for our boat rental, kayaks, and paddle boards. The wide lagoon provided us our own "playground" for kayaking and paddle boarding. This year we had tons of fun playing shuffle board in the driveway and swimming in the indoor pool at night. The house is spacious and comfortable. The property manager is very accommodating. We love coming to Marathon and have had the most wonderful family vacations in this house! Looking forward to next year!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA
5

Pefect Family Vacation Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of eight adults and two teenagers stayed at this beautiful home May 27- June 3. We found the house extremely comfortable and well stocked. We were the go-to location and the hosts for large dinners that included friends who were also vacationing in Marathon. We used all the bedrooms and everyone slept well. The grandmothers did their exercises each day in the pool. Some of us spent the days at Sombrero beach but most of us preferred to enjoy the sun and the view from the various decks at the house or from under the exotic Mamey fruit tree in the large side yard. Being on the point at the end of the road, overlooking the open bay with hundreds of feet of waterfront on three sides and complete privacy was extraordinary. My nephews fished with great results off the seawall. Everyone loved the house. It was a relaxing and comfortable week and we found the property manager very attentive and helpful. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. We are thrilled that you had such a great time at our house !
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5

Beautiful property. Plenty of good restaurants around. Clise enough to enjoy a day trip to key west.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. Great view of sunset from the deck.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sheryl, it was great hosting your family and we will look forward to seeing you in Maine this summer ! Jim & Tudor
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5

Beautiful Waterfront Estate

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for our family get away. We had 5 kids ages 1-11. The indoor pool was great- didn't have to pack up to take a dip. Having it heated was perfect. We had great fishing at seawall. Tutor and Jim we great. We took family pictures in the back and side yard. The beds were all very comfortable. We will plan another vacation and would dream of staying anywhere else

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tara, thanks for your kind review. Great guests like you are a pleasure to have ! We look forward to your return, thanks, Jim & Tudor
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5

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Just checked out of this terrific home. The house and location were perfect for my family of 8 which included my 3 yr old grandson and my 82 yr old mother. The single-story house was perfect for my mother who has difficulty with stairs. My grandson enjoyed the indoor pool as did the rest of us. The location and view is perfect for relaxation and privacy yet has many amenities accessible within minutes including groceries and the beach. Some family members scheduled a private fishing charter that was nearby and caught more seafood than we could eat. We also took a day trip to Key West which is only an hour away. We have vacationed in Key West in the past and must say the entire family, which includes 4 people in their 20's and 30's, prefer the relaxing environment of Marathon over the congestion of Key West.

The house is very clean and the kitchen is fully equipped and open to the family room and deck making it comfortable for us to all be together. The owners were nearby and accessible for any questions or needs.

I have rented houses for family vacations in many places including Bahamas, Hawaii, and my family informed me this was their favorite. They have requested we rent this house again for our next vacation. I definitely got a "mom you did good" with this pick!!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Carolyn, thanks for your wonderful review and we are pleased that the house and location worked so well for all of you. In recent times , Marathon has been "discovered" and recognized as the Key with the best location and variety of things to do for all members of the family. We appreciate your kind comments, Jim & Tudor
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Jamestown, NC, USA
4

Perfect for a big group.

  • 4 of 5

Great house for a large group with teenagers. Superb location in marathon on a man made lake.

Pros:

Tudor and Jim really went out of the way to help us and make sure our stay great.

Walking distance to a very beautiful beach( 1.7 miles.) and very close to grocery store. Great pool for the kids.

Our family visited from Sweden and loved the house.

Cons, no good place for everyone to sit and eat together if you are more than 8 and you really need 2 washing machines if you're supposed to wash towels and linens upon departure.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. Just as a point of interest, it is a natural lagoon that the house is on , and it is EXACTLY just over one mile to the beach { less than one and one tenth of a mile} . Maybe you were thinking Kilometers ! Point well taken about the dining room table as it is crowded for more than 10 guests. Thanks, and glad that you had a good time, Jim & Tudor
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
MARATHON MUNICIPAL
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
BRASS MONKEY
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
SOMBRERO COUNTRY CLUB
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US RTE. 1 'OVERSEAS HWY'
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
BARRACUDA
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
SOMBRERO BEACH

The indoor pool is equipped with a basketball hoop, which provides great exercise and almost limitless entertainment.

Sombrero Beach { within a mile from the house } is equipped with bathrooms, showers, as well as two volleyball courts. All these ammenities, as well as the beach itself, are meticulously maintained by the town of Marathon, and are a great meeting place for guests of all ages

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Rates & Availability

Marathon Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 27 2017 - Jul 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Mini Lobster
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
Summer
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Regular Lobster
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Fall
Aug 26 2017 - Nov 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,650
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
Winter
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 2 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,750
 
 
Spring
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 28 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
Summer
May 26 2018 - Jul 20 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Mini Lobster Season
Jul 21 2018 - Jul 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
Summer
Jul 28 2018 - Aug 3 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Lobster Season Opener
Aug 4 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
Summer
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Fall
Aug 25 2018 - Nov 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2018 - Dec 28 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
New Year's
Dec 29 2018 - Jan 4 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

License Holder's fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $295 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Cobia boat rental ---- 25 1\2' center console with 225 hp Yamaha 4 stroke --- $1350 per week , $875 for three days and other times by arrangement.

Glacier Bay boat rental --- 26' Canyon Runner catamaran center console with twin 115 Yamaha 4 strokes --- $2250.per week , $1250 for three days and other times by arrangement.

$1000 deposit due at time of reservation and this becomes the security deposit. Payment may be made by personal check, bank check, or wire transfer. Full payment is due 90 days prior to your rental week. No refund after the 90 day period. Trip interruption insurance is very reasonable and recommended.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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