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Luxury Eco Friendly Private Island In Florida

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

3 Acres , 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms 360 Ocean View , Totally Private

Spectacular private island retreat in the Florida Keys has recently undergone a major renovation, updated with the most advanced technology available including a state-of-the-art solar system, with backup generator and a desalination system for self-sufficient green living. Located half mile off-shore, this 3 acre island is accessible only by boat and includes a parking lot with dock on Summerland Key . This tropical retreat features an open floor plan with an abundance of large windows and French glass doors to bring the outside in. Offering three bedroom suites each with their own balconies for private moments overlooking the ocean. The gourmet kitchen features new wood cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel Viking appliances, and panoramic ocean views. Dine al fresco from one of the many balconies while watching the sunset or go to the rooftop observation deck (Widows Walk) for magnificent views from every vantage point. This rare offering provides all the peace and tranquility that island living offers with the security of being only one half mile from shore. The entire island consists of six acres including submerged land with three acres upland ground. Cool off in the ocean from your private dock or take a refreshing dip in the pool.

Mike Henry
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Mike:

We really enjoyed it-
Apr 2012
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Summerland Key Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , outdoor hot/cold shower for when step out of the sea or pool
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , pool area
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 3 double , full size double adult bunk beds plus an additional pullout
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , spare overflow lobby room
  • no more than 6 adults plus 2 kids -- 8 total
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 9 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
All of the 'other services' are available, but most require advance notice as there is minimal call for them.


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Luxury Eco Friendly Private Island In Florida
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Private Paradise at Melody Key

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 (husband, wife, 3 sons and 1 daughter-in-law) spent one of the best vacations at Melody Key that we have taken in our 31 years of marriage. We loved the seclusion of the island and the quality of private time it allowed our family. Although we experienced a couple of cloudy and windy days, we enjoyed being together and playing cards, games, watching movies, etc. The remainder of the week was cloudless and sunny and warm! Hanging by the pool, paddle boarding, kayaking and marveling at the 360 degree view from the Widow's Walk was just incredible! We enjoyed the iguana's, the fish and wildlife surrounding the island.

The house was very clean, well stocked and had all the amenities needed to make for an enjoyable week. Mike was very accommodating in shuttling back and forth between the mainland and the island and was prompt and polite each and every time we needed his services.

We would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a private and secluded vacation...away from the hustle and bustle of life. However...Key West is about a 1/2 hour drive from the island...and definitely has a ton of restaurants, bars, etc. for those who require a little hustle and bustle on their vacation!

Thank you to Blaise, Marata and Mike for making this such a gorgeous vacation spot! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We really really really loved your place.....

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much Mike. Wonderful place, clean and totally private.... We will come again in October.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Looe Key Tiki Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
mini golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Wharf Bar & Grill
Car: not necessary

Melody Key is an exclusive private island located in the Lower Florida Keys, accessed from Summerland Key. The Florida Keys are totally unique and the locals are the friendliest on the planet. The Keys are famous for their natural beauty and nature: One hundred and thirteen miles of overseas highway connects 42 islands and there are hundreds more you can access by boat that are waiting to be explored.

The house is the largest with 3500 sq ft of living area on a private island. The island is totally of the grid, but you don't have to give up any comforts as everything has been carefully thought out so there is no 'roughing it' on Melody Key.

If your looking for stunning beauty, the turquoise waters that surround the island and the Sunrise/Sunsets are breathtaking, add a cool drink and some close friends and loved ones and you'll have moment in time you will remember forever.

When you want to be active you can take out the peddle Kayaks or paddle boards or maybe sailing in the Hobie catamaran that are on the island for you to use. Snorkeling, diving and fishing (both Deep Sea and Backcountry) plus Skydiving (beautiful place to jump from a plane) and guided tours - kayak, paddleboard and Waverunner are available nearby..

If you have a love of the ocean, You'll love Melody Key


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $3,500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Prices are for a maximum of 10 guests (6 adults and 4 children).
6 nights week. Check-In: Sundays 12.00p Check-Out: Saturdays 12.00p.
Private boat transportation from and to Mainland included. 24/7 free boat shuttle included.
USD 3,500 security deposit (non refundable in case of cancellation) to be fully paid at the time of the bookings, balance 30 days prior to check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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