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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6))

We love our home in the Florida Keys! We know you will too.

Leave the everyday chaos behind!.

Relax in your private pool with the beautiful ocean view.

Walk, bike or kayak to Sombrero Beach.

Fishing, Restaurants, grocery stores and shopping are close.

Less than 1 hour to Key West.

Lots of parking space

Keywords: Private Pool, waterfront, oceanview, canal, walk to beach, Sombrero Beach, one level

Property Manager
Corinne Johnson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Corinne Johnson

When not in Marathon, we live in Little Rock, Ar. We love the keys and bought this house instead of a boat! We are still looking for the right boat, but are so glad we found the right house! We love sitting in the pool (it has ledges all around) listening to Jimmy Buffet. Sombrero Beach is wonderful and just a short walk away. It is quiet and not crowded.

March 2018 Update- everyone wants to know about our canal and the beach. Our canal is clear and Sombrero Beach is open! See March 18 Pictures.

Corinne Johnson purchased this house in 2010

Why Corinne Johnson chose Marathon

We have rented homes throughout the Keys and like the central location Marathon.

Marathon has the feel of the Keys, but also has the conveniences of home.

What makes this house unique

The short walk to Sombero Beach and sitting in the private pool are our favorites


Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full Baths with tubs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
walk to beach, bicycles, kayaks, fish cleaning table, bait freezer, 75' dock


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(58 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.6551723 based on 58 reviews

Enjoyed our vacation

  • 4 of 5

Cute house on the Atlantic side of the island, especially considering a hurricane blew through last year. It was nice have a pool and kayaks for some down time when we weren’t on our boat. This house met our needs and we were able to enjoy ourselves even when the seas/wind didn’t exactly cooperate.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good location! Plenty of parking! Pool was best part of this place!!

  • 3 of 5

Home is decent but definitely needs attention!!

Mold smell in kitchen. Roaches in kitchen!! Ants in bath. I had to wash all dishes before use. Sinks were dirty. No water pressure at 1st. I had to clean all filter screens.

It was cleaner when I left than when I got there!! I wasn't too happy about cleaning fee!!! Fridge didn't get cold for the 1st 3 days or make any ice. Reported to property manager. She never sent anyone to check it out. Finally got cold, barely made ice. Luckily I brought my portable ice maker!!

Beds need new mattresses.

Canal was FILTHY!! Definitely need to know when low tide is. Barely got boat in a couple times.

Pool was great. However, Pool cleaner should come on Saturday after checkout instead of Fridays when someone is using pool!! Bleached swimsuits out!!

Pool had a lot of sand in it from check in until cleaning day.

We left a few things by pool while we were out in our boat. Got robbed $250.

Had trouble getting boat out @ launch Saturday morning. so was running late. We had everything out of house by time cleaner got there. I asked PM if husband could get a quick shower before our 7 hr drive home. She said NO ..cleaners had a full day and didn't have time for that.

Only 1 cleaning lady showed up. And as previously stated.. place was cleaner when we left than when we arrived!!!

I live in Florida. We visit the keys every 2 yrs. Don't plan to revisit this place!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nancy, thank you for the feedback. As you can see from our other reviews your experience is not the norm for our home. We have a great house, a great team and wonderful guest experiences. However, there is always a chance for an occasional issue. We want all guests to have a great experience- so Katie is available 24 hours a day- 7 days a week and she has support personnel on call for the same. We have scheduled pest service once a month and additionally upon request. Upon investigation, it looks like Katie was not notified of any problems until Tuesday and then received no response when she tried to get technicians/cleaners onsite. Because there was no response, no one was sent. Being so close to the ocean, the tides bring stuff in and take stuff out- most of the time the canal is not a problem, I am sorry it was a problem during your visit. We have had no other complaints this summer. Unfortunately, our pool co does not work on Saturdays- they are usually only at the house about 15 minutes. They have not had to add any chemicals to the pool all summer so I am not sure what caused the problems with your suits. We have a salt chlorinator and do not add chlorine to the pool. We love our home and work hard to keep it ready for ourselves and our guests. As a VRBO guest myself, remember to always report problems to owners/agents as soon as you see them so your stay can meet your expectations. Corinne
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We had a great time, awesome place to vacation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great spot with easy access to the ocean by boat! Place is in great shape!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We had a good stay. Nice that it is so close to Walgreens and Publix. Used the pool every day. Nice beachy feel to this comfortable canal home.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So Nice

  • 5 of 5

It was a great sisters week. The house was perfect and very nice. Loved pool on canal. House had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! Corinne and Jeff
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Nearest Airport
48.9 Miles
Key West
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: recommended

Keys Weekly Best of Marathon 2017

Public Boat Ramps


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $200

Pool Heat - Optional- $100/week
If you would like to set up a payment schedule directly with owner- please contact owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.