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Beautiful Tropicaribbean Retreat. Waterfront Ocean Side

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Take two lefts to ocean. Take left and right to gulf.

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Last updated: 12/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-7)

Beautiful upscale Key Colony Beach ground level half duplex decorated with a Tommy Bahama theme. This Non-Smoking unit has a private 37' step down dock and seawall that is only 20' from the two sliding glass doors. The view is fantastic. Fishing and dolphin and manitee sightings from the patio? You bet--EVEN AT NIGHT with fish light in the water. There is a fish cleaning station for cleaning the days catch. If you choose to eat it, put your 'catch of the day' on the Weber gas grill. If not you can store it in the freezer in the garage or take to one of the local restaurants and have them cook it to your specifications. The garage is available for parking your vehicle except from Thanksgiving through New Years week. Other outside space is available for additional vehicles. The home is located near the mouth of the canal with short, easy access to the Ocean and to the Gulf by way of the Vaca Cut.

The home has been furnished with everything you should need to enjoy your stay. If you think we have missed something, let us know. The kitchen with all new stainless appliances is fully stocked with utensils, pots and pans, dishes and glassware, and a dishwasher to clean them. Yes we even have a small wine cooler. Just add the food. The master bedroom and one guest room have king beds. The third bedroom has two twin beds. Linens and towels are provided - including beach towels. Time to wash the linens? A full size washer and dryer are also provided.

Do you want to eat inside or outside? We have made provisions for both. There are table and chairs waiting for you at both locations.

Be our guest at two private clubs. The first is the Cabana Beach Club with an Olympic sized pool, bar, and access to the beach. The second is Inch Beach, a private gated beach just off the end of our street. This is a great place to enjoy the ocean and get away from the crowd at the pool. Another attraction is the evening pilgrimage to Sunset Beach where the locals and visitors go to say good night to the sun and enjoy a glass of their wine or other beverage. Musical groups have been known to attend the happening and serenade the setting sun.

KCB is a safe, slow paced city on an island. A 25 mph speed limit on the entire island is strictly enforced. A sign the reads 'Honestly Now, What's Your Hurry? You Are Here.' greets you as you enter our community. Major modes of transportation include biking and walking. Our place comes with 5 bikes, four adult bikes and one child's bike. There are several bike rental shops in Marathon that will deliver to your door if you need more of them.
Speaking of walking, three bars and restaurants are within walking distance on the island. Many more are within biking distance. Major grocery stores and retail stores are within 4 miles.

KCB is truly an Island Paradise where the weather is almost always perfect. Think of it as a piece of the Tropics or Caribbean that is in the USA. (TropiCaribbean-get it?)
You will be 53 miles from the most southern tip of the United States (Key West) and 53 miles from the main land. All the traffic goes through Marathon leaving KCB out of the main stream.

COME AND RELAX. YOU WILL BE BACK

Keywords: NON-SMOKING Key Colony Beach canal-front, ocean side half duplex, ground level. Cabana Club & Inch Beach privilages. Close access to Atlantic Ocean and Gulf via Vaca Cut. 37.5 foot dockage. Garage.
Large 1590 sqft home with one car garage built in 2002.
VISA and MASTERCARD accepted.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/29/2016

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • On floor 1
  • 1580 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking anywhere on property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Each bathroom has a hair dryer. Two bikes are provided.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    The canal is only 20 feet from the sliding glass doors....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    100 ' wide canal close to the mouth and Vaca Cut...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    A single car garage is available for our guests....moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Room for three vehicles or trailers. One in garage, one on driveway, and one in the yard....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked with about everything you have at your kitchen at home....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator has an icemaker....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Dockage for up to 35 foot boat....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Fish and watch dolphins and manatee from the patio...moreless

  • Golf:

    Very short par three course on the island....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Nicest tiki hut and bar on the island. See pictures....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Municipal tennis and Pickle courts....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Snorkel gear in garage....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Guests have free access to the Olympic size pool at Cabana Beach Club....moreless

 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Administrative Fee $35 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sparky's Fish n Cocktails
0.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Key Colony Inn
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Inch Beach with private access

Car: Recommended

In addition to a private beach, swimming pool and several excellent restaurants on the island and near buy, guests have enjoyed visits the Turtle Hospital, Dolphin Research Center, several state parks, and Key West.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: We are Minnesotans that love to travel, bike, boat, hike, and garden. We summer on Prior Lake in Minnesota and spend most of the winter here. And yes, we are retired.

Why Key Colony Beach, Florida, United States of America:
We visited KCB in 2002 and stayed with friends that have a place there. That was the start of a love affair with the island. In January 2011 we started looking for a place in Florida and KCB was where it would be with its unique layout of waterfont property, friendly people, great restaraunts and watering holes, and totaly relaxed atmosphere.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
The location is about as good as it gets with its proximity to the Ocean and the Gulf. The access to the private clubs, the ability to catch fish from your patio chair, and so many other things make this a unique place and experience.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/29/2016

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Photos

  • Take two lefts to ocean.  Take left and right to gulf.

    Take two lefts to ocean. Take left and right to gulf.

  • New step down dock to fish from or dock you boat.

    New step down dock to fish from or dock you boat.

  • For your indoor dining pleasure.

    For your indoor dining pleasure.

  • One of several places to unwind at the end of the day.

    One of several places to unwind at the end of the day.

  • When it is time to clean up after a tough day of fishing and playing.

    When it is time to clean up after a tough day of fishing and playing.

  • Guests need a place to clean up too.

    Guests need a place to clean up too.

  • The Olympic size pool is available for our guests at the Cabana Club.

    The Olympic size pool is available for our guests at the Cabana Club.

  • Inch Beach is a great place.

    Inch Beach is a great place.

  • Or how about the sunset view from the patio?

    Or how about the sunset view from the patio?

  • We have had as many as four manatee in our fish light.

    We have had as many as four manatee in our fish light.

  • How about manatee at  your feet. These sea cows are truly unique creatures

    How about manatee at your feet. These sea cows are truly unique creatures

  • Five bikes, four adult and one child's bike are for your riding pleasure.

    Five bikes, four adult and one child's bike are for your riding pleasure.

  • You will spend a lot of time here.  Been told this is nicest tiki hut on KCB.

    You will spend a lot of time here. Been told this is nicest tiki hut on KCB.

  • The dock can handle up to a 37' LOA boat.

    The dock can handle up to a 37' LOA boat.

  • Enjoy the kitchen that is fully stocked with everything you will need.

    Enjoy the kitchen that is fully stocked with everything you will need.

  • When it is time for lights out, enjoy the king bed with new mattress.

    When it is time for lights out, enjoy the king bed with new mattress.

  • Guest room 1, king bed # 2.

    Guest room 1, king bed # 2.

  • Guest bedroom #2 also has a little desk area where a laptop can be set up.

    Guest bedroom #2 also has a little desk area where a laptop can be set up.

  • Want more privacy on the beach? Try Inch Beach (a private keyed beach).

    Want more privacy on the beach? Try Inch Beach (a private keyed beach).

  • And there goes the sun compliments of Sunset Park.

    And there goes the sun compliments of Sunset Park.

  • We have an under water fish light that brings in all kinds of fish.

    We have an under water fish light that brings in all kinds of fish.

  • Four to five foot Tarpon come swimming by looking for the smaller fish by light.

    Four to five foot Tarpon come swimming by looking for the smaller fish by light.

  • The loggerhead turtle and the tiki welcome you to the Tropicaribbean Retreat.

    The loggerhead turtle and the tiki welcome you to the Tropicaribbean Retreat.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, January 14, 2017

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