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Ellen's Retreat - Tropical Living, 28 Days minimum stay.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights


About the property

The best location, the nicest house, the most wonderful private garden.

This beautiful home offers you contemporary luxury combined with exquisite historical charm of Old Town Key West. The open and spacious downstairs floorplan has an abundance of natural light and opens onto a fabulous pool area with an expansive deck. Entertaining your family and friends is effortless with design of this home. Gather at the private and serene pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens with tall palms and native foliage. This three bedroom, two bath home has private parking and all the amenties of a fine hotel.

Johan borup Jensen
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, danish
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Johan borup Jensen

I am a Danish architect/interior decorator, I am 42 years old and I am owner of this property together with my whole family, my dad, sister and brother in law, husband, daughter and two nieces.

Johan borup Jensen purchased this house in 2011

Why Johan borup Jensen chose Key West

We fell in love with this property after having seen roughly 30 properties in Key West. The fantastic garden/back yard is phenomenal comparing to most houses in Key West. The house itself has a lovely big livingroom connecting directly to the kitchen and the garden. It's light and bright and completely secluded. The house has beautiful historic features and still has a very updated modern feel. We love it!

What makes this house unique

The house is situated in the best residential area. You are right between the two best bakeries in town, close to fine dining and still it's calm and quiet. If you like walking down to the harbour for an ice cream or wish to go for a bit of shopping everything is close by.


Old Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Ellen's Retreat - Tropical Living, 28 Days minimum stay.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Newport Beach, California

California to Key West

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time at Ellen's Retreat in Key West. It is located in a quiet area centrally located to everything. The lushly landscaped back yard with a large deck and pool were perfect for relaxing and dining al fresco. This home is beautifully decorated with all of the amenities of home. The living area had plenty of seating for guests to watch tv in one area and read a book in another. The photos on the website are great but it is even better in person. We will definitely stay at Ellen's Retreat the next time we visit Key West.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highbrow eyebrow

  • 5 of 5

This classic eyebrow house in old town shouts KEY WEST!

Beautifully decorated for that restful island feel, it is fully equipped with everything you could need.

The large deck and pool area are the perfect place to laze the day away or retreat from the heat and hustle of Key West. Walking distance to almost everything.

Michael was right there to oversee the upkeep and happy to help in any way.

You can't go wrong with this one!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stroll or ride your bike through historic and charming Old Town Key West. This home is located minutes from Key West harbor and waterfront, galleries, fine dining, museums, and eclectic Duval Street night life.


Rates & Availability

Old Town House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season
Jun 1 - Sep 30
28 night minimum stay
Oct 1 - Nov 30
28 night minimum stay
high season
Dec 1 - Apr 30
28 night minimum stay
May 1 - May 31
28 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.5%
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