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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8, with all the comforts of home.

This new gated Marathon home is 2 levels with an elevator. This home offers nothing but the best in home furnishings and security. Panoramic water views from private decks off the living room and master bedroom. Master / King bed, Second bedroom / Queen bed, Third bedroom / bunk beds (twin over full bed) and twin day bed with trundle.

Spectacular water views from 1st floor master deck and 2nd floor living & dining room deck with the added enjoyment of a 700sf roof deck. Full gourmet kitchen, 55 inch flat screen HDTV with internet, Blu-ray DVD/CD player, Netflix, Play Station 3 in kids bedroom, 40' TV's in all the bedrooms with VOICE COMMAND CABLE and internet access(wireless), Washer/Dryer, Fax Machine & Copier, Luxurious Linens and Limited Edition Artwork.

In addition we offer hair dryers, makeup mirrors, soap & shampoo, toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags, laundry soap & fabric softener, filters in AC units are changed every month, filter in refrigerator is changed every 6 months etc... almost anything you need for the most enjoyable vacation ever. New this year we have Keurig Coffee Machine with 24 k-cups for your enjoyment!

Groups & License #: FOR LARGER GROUPS: WE CAN SLEEP UP TO 16 PEOPLE. Call for rates.

Marathon License #PLR2011-00165 & 66

Fishing & Swiimming: A boat dock is available with your home. We are located at Vaca Cut which is known for its great fishing. You can fish and swim right off our dock.

The pool is salt water and is heated in the winter.

You have your own private Hot Tub that holds 6 people and holds a constant temperature of 90+ degrees.

Security: Each home is secured with its own alarm system, personally coded front door and gate access.

More Details

Larry Baker
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Larry Baker

I am running my Vacation homes as my business. This is how I support my family. I owned an Amusement Park/Water Park for 31 years. I'm available to help you and your family anyway possible.

Larry Baker purchased this house in 2011

Why Larry Baker chose Marathon Area

Marathon is a renters paradise. You can choose from any water sport, enjoy nearby beaches, eat in fabulous restaurants, or just relax at our home. Key West is only 50 miles to the west and Islamorada is only 28 miles to the east. Enjoy!

What makes this house unique

I supply almost everything except food & drinks. I supply a Keurig Machine with 24

k-cups, paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, trash bags, dishwasher soap, HE laundry detergent & softener, etc...I greet you when you arrive and walk you through the process and recommend restaurants, must see places, beaches, and much more!


Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The full & twin beds in kids room are large enough for adults.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.9459457 based on 37 reviews

I wish I could give a 10 star rating!

  • 5 of 5

We just completed a 4 week stay in one of Larry's fabulous waterfront homes. I can't even begin to tell you what a marvelous time we had during our stay. We had a rental boat at the dock for the entire stay & the dock space was totally adequate for us. The home was spotless & we were left with plenty of supplies (toilet paper, paper towels, coffee, trash bags, laundry soap, dishwasher soap etc) to last our entire stay. We've never experienced the type of generous hospitality that we enjoyed this year. The outside freezer was put to great use to store all the lobster & fish that we acquired while we were in Marathon. We loved the hot tub & the shared pool was never crowded. The sunrises & sunsets can't be beat.....the house is situated so you get a full view of both every day. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful view, Boat owners beware

  • 3 of 5

We recently enjoyed a week in one of the two waterfront units out of the 14 units in this mini compound. The property and views are spectacular. 14 units sharing one small pool makes for a crowded environment. The positioning of two units on the water and 12 units off the water leads to a lot of foot traffic through the property and a safety issue regarding any items left unattended (missing flip flops, snorkel gear, etc.) The property advertises a 50' dock, the problem was it was rented to 66' of boats, making for tight quarters and a daily issue with juggling dock space. The owner is very diligent and responsive regarding his property and is VERY concerned with washing his towels with fabric softener, and making sure the trash and recyclables are emptied. He offered his assistance for any issue, however when asked about the lack of dock space his response was "work it out with the other unit." Not the answer we were looking for, as a result we did not look for his help with any other issues. If you own a boat, I would choose a different property as there are plenty of more desirable locations that won't risk the scratches and broken dock lines that we dealt with throughout the week. If you don't own a boat and don't mind sharing a small pool with 50 other people, this is the property for you. As for our group, there will not be a second trip to this location.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have owned my homes on the scenic Gulf waters for 6 years. This is a small community that is quiet and beautiful. I have never had a negative review in 6 years. When you attack my reputation and my families pride I have to respond. ESPECIALLY WHEN IT'S NOT TRUE! To keep a long story short. This issue was about another family (not staying in my homes) was not happy with their boat slip. They wanted to use my 50 foot boat slip when it was reserved for someone else. The family that was staying in one of my homes would not answer his phone to get instructions on how to leave my home for the next renter. He was extremely rude texting me back. PLEASE READ MY 5 STAR REVIEWS THAT PORTRAY MY HOME AND AMENITIES WE PROVIDE ACCURATELY. THANKS
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Top Notch All The Way!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week staying in Larry's fabulous home! We could have easily stayed for a couple more! I don't know where to begin. The home was spotless and the view was magnificent. Larry has thought of everything for his guests. Beautifully furnished, premium linens, beach towels, chairs, k-cups, and the list goes on and on. He truly has thought of every last detail....there were even a few cold beers if the fridge and some bait in the outdoor freezer. This is an luxury rental and much much more! Can't wait to return to Larry's oceanside paradise!!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury Home 100% Accurate!

  • 5 of 5

The house we stayed in was indeed a luxury home. Premium linens & furniture and many many extra's like K Cups & condiments and a closet full of fishing rods flippers etc. The view is SPECTACULAR! and the location is perfect.

Lastly Larry, Larry, Larry - LOL - he takes pride in his homes and pampers his guests.

Thanks Larry

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent home with a great view!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for a week and the entire family loved the home. It had all the amenities and then some for us. Larry has really made the place comfortable with a binder and fliers of things to do, places to eat, etc. And when we wanted to just stay in we could enjoy the spectacular view from the back of the home! Being right on the gulf and near the channel we saw boats of all sizes in the turquoise colored water. My kids especially loved the pool and tried some fishing off the dock. Marathon is also a larger island with lots of things to do. We would recommend this place to anyone looking.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, impeccable home with incredible views.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this amazing home during the week between Christmas and New Year's Eve. It has everything you need to feel right at home. Larry provides everything. My wife and I ran most mornings on the bike trail right off the entrance to the home. We fished off the dock and caught fish most days. Great location with priceless views. I would recommend this home to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Marathon House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 3
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 4
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 5
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 6
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 7
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 8
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 9
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate 10
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 20 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $225
Tax Rate 12.5%

$2100 to $3600 per week
This single family home is perfect for 2 families with children or a romantic get away!
If you have a large group, I can accommadate up to 16 people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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