Happy Tarpon House on the Bay: Heated Pool - Boat Dock - Fun!

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Happy Tarpon House on the Florida Bay


Last updated: 09/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Islamorada, Village of Islands Rental License #VR-219
CALL OR EMAIL THE OWNER FOR MORE INFORMATION about this beautifully renovated Florida Keys home. Happy Tarpon is located on both the Florida Bay and a deep-water canal. We have a protected Dock and a comfortably furnished home.
The center-piece of the home is a heated private Pool directly outside of the living room and kitchen. There is a sunning deck/wading area built in the shallow end of the pool.
Watch spectacular sunsets from the house, pool and viewing-deck looking West.
This home is Perfect for fishermen, kayakers and canoeing and paddle boarders alike. Families love it. There are 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths. A full-size laundry.
The appliances, the marble floors, comfortable beds and tropical furniture make this home simply delightful easy living.
Our boat dock holds up to a 25 foot boat in the deep-water canal. We have a fish cleaning station next to the dock with fresh water.
Happy Tarpon is centrally located to all that Islamorada has to offer: Walk 1/2 a block to the Lorelei Restaurant or drive to the best shopping, dining, fishing, boating and scuba diving in the Florida Keys.

Keywords: Single-family home, Heated Pool, Boat Dock, Sunset views on the Florida Bay, A renovated Two-story Islamorada house, Wifi, cable TVs, Easy Access to Back Country Fishing and the Ocean. Peaceful. Private Home.

This property is licensed to rent by the Village of Islamorada.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Private Pool heated in the winter months. it is shallow at one end. Fish cleaning table next to the deep-water boat dock....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016 Season
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

2017 Season
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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Direct access to the Florida Bay and Back Country flats. It is a short ride to to the Ocean and Salt-water fishing.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I grew up in Jackson Hole, Wyoming with a passion for fly fishing. I own and manage Snake River Angler, the largest fly fishing outfitter in Jackson Hole and in Grand Teton National Park. I operate two retail fishing stores and employ over 20 full time Wyoming fishing guides. My love of fishing and the ocean led me and my family to Islamorada for the best in salt-water fishing. My wife loves to fish and our 5 children love go out in the boat with us. My mom, Ellen, will answer your inquiries. She might be out fishing but will get back to you ASAP.

Why the Owner Chose Islamorada, FL, USA:
I walked into the back yard of 118 Madeira, stood on the dock and saw a manatee swimming in the canal. I could also see schools of big mangroove snapper hanging out by the pilings. I have fished all over the world from Belize to Mongolia. I could not pass up the chance to buy Happy Tarpon after 22 years of visiting and fishing here. Islamorada is unmatched for the variety and access to backcountry and offshore fishing anywhere in the world. It is also a peaceful, private location for the family. Islamorada is good for the fisherman and the family with all the activities available in the area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The variety of water activities is boundless with snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, stand up paddle-boarding, boating, wind surfing, kite boarding, fly fishing, reef fishing, and offshore ocean fishing. The beauty of the Everglade National Park is right out the back door. White herons sit on the edge of the pool and look in our living room window (!!) and the manatees come and visit regularly all winter. Ever since I saw my first 100 plus pound tarpon jumping out of the water with my fly in its mouth I have been in love with Islamorada and the Florida Keys.

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  • Happy Tarpon House on the Florida Bay

    Happy Tarpon House on the Florida Bay

  • The pool

    The pool

  • Upstairs Family Room

    Upstairs Family Room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Queen-size bedroom

    Queen-size bedroom

  • Each room has a bath

    Each room has a bath

  • Deep Water Boat Dock

    Deep Water Boat Dock

  • Visiting Manatees

    Visiting Manatees

  • looking from the deck

    looking from the deck

  • Angel Wings

    Angel Wings

  • Looking south

    Looking south

  • The Living Room

    The Living Room

  • Comfortable living

    Comfortable living

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • View from upstairs Master Bedroom

    View from upstairs Master Bedroom

  • Twin bedroom downstairs

    Twin bedroom downstairs

  • The twin room become a king-size bed

    The twin room become a king-size bed

  • Looking in from the canal

    Looking in from the canal

  • a visitor

    a visitor

  • Looking West

    Looking West

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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