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Tranquil Comfy Retreat Near Sombrero Beach

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Experience the ease of the Keys in a charming three-bedroom, two-bath 1700 sq ft home, located just a block from beautiful Sombrero Beach in Marathon.

Hang out in the pool or on the patio looking out to the canal and mangroves. Relax in the hammock or kayak around – there are 2 single-person kayaks for your use.

The little pool house stores pool, beach and fishing accessories.

The master bedroom has a queen four-poster bed and ensuite bathroom. The king bedroom overlooks the pool and shares a jack-n-jill bathroom with a second queen bedroom. The jack-n-jill bathroom includes both a walk-in shower and a separate bathtub.

The kitchen has a breakfast bar and second sink, opening to the living/dining room which is generously-sized for everyone to be together. The living room is outfitted with a 50' flat screen HDTV and blue-ray player. The house is all on one level living -- good for all ages.

Keywords: Sombrero Beach, beach house, waterfront property, canal front, house with pool, keys house, one level,

More Details

Owner
Ilene Tanen
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2017

About Ilene Tanen

We live in Connecticut and have been vacationing in the Keys with our two sons for over 20 years. We've created so many great memories. And we know you will, too.

Ilene Tanen purchased this house in 2010

Why Ilene Tanen chose Marathon

To us, the Sombrero Beach area is the nicest neighborhood in Marathon. It's tucked away, quiet with lovely homes. Our home is located on Treasure Road, one block to Sombrero Beach.

What makes this house unique

Sombrero beach is one of the best kept secrets in the Keys. From our house, you can walk, drive, kayak or swim there -- we're that close! The back of the house looks across to mangroves -- it's a very restful, natural environment. The large kitchen and open layout of the living room and dining room makes it very enjoyable to hang around in the house with friends and family.

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Sombrero Beach is a beautiful, sandy beach -- arguably one of the nicest in the Keys. It has a new, kid's playground, beach volleyball courts, an area to launch a kayak, picnic areas with grills, wood gazebos, two bathroom buildings, outdoor showers to get the sand off -- and is a great place to watch the sun go down.

Amenities

Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Aero bed available for extra guest or child.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A separate pool cabana building has air conditioning and electricity.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews
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Our First Trip to Marathon

  • 4 of 5

Place was great and had all the conveniences we needed. The kayaks and fishing poles provided instant entertainment for our two teen boys. Bedrooms were a good size with plenty of storage. The pool was a real bonus and was very relaxing when we wanted to take a break and kick back. We had 4 members of our family, but there was room for more if needed and plenty of room outside in the pool area. Wildlife here was abundant and provided a great natural experience. Fishing was great right off the dock.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bent Mountain, VA
5

Perfect in Every Way!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about the house! It truly felt like home away from home. The house was well-stocked with everything you could want: pool toys, kitchen essentials, linens, books, games, etc. There was a very helpful information binder to acquaint us with the house and Marathon. The pool is awesome! Very relaxing! We spent more time at the house enjoying the pool and family time together than we did sightseeing! The neighborhood is nice and quiet and the streets are definitely walkable with a greenway that runs all the way to U.S. 1.The location is perfect if you want a low key vacation in the middle Keys but convenient to attractions. It's only about an hour drive to Key West. Ilene and the local property manager are very responsive and friendly! We would definitely recommend staying here and certainly hope to return! Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home in Marathon

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at your home. The accommodations exceeded our expectations. We would definitely come back! Thanks for sharing!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manito Illinois
5

Great setting on canal. Peaceful away from traffic, easy access.

  • 5 of 5

The weather was perfect so obviously it was easy to enjoy. The keys are all about the outdoors. Since we had a private pool it was convenient to enjoy the weather without leaving the property. Great experience.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Best of Marathon

  • 5 of 5

Perfect vacation getaway. If you are looking for location, convenience and a great setting this is the house for you.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's first trip to the Florida Keys. Our family, which consists of 5 children ages 11 to 19, have taken several vacations to Bahamas and Mexico. This was by far the best vacation. The house was perfect and had everything we needed. Centrally located between Key West and Islamorada. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $120
Tax Rate 12.5%

Due to our proximity to the beach, the canal is extremely shallow. The house is not conducive for boaters looking to keep their boats on the dock. If you have a boat, we recommend you use a local marina.

Payment is accepted by check or PayPal. A $500 deposit will reserve your stay. Then balance of payment is due 2 weeks before you stay. A separate $300 security deposit check is required with final payment. I will hold your security deposit check until you leave - then rip up if there is no damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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