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Very Nice 3 Bedroom Home with Large Lot! Basketball Court! Rv Hook up

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 5)

This is a beautiful property that offers a home like atmosphere as
well as complete privacy. The property is in the community of
Plantation Key Colony. This is one of the best communities in the
Keys. Ample roads, large lots (space between homes), very quiet, very
family oriented community. This property is part of 'The Village'.
Meaning as a resident you have access to Founders Park that is
considered to be one of the most complete parks in the Keys. This is
a solid home that has been kept in a pristine condition and has all
the comforts I high standard living. The location is ideal for all local activities and is still close to Miami.

Vacation Rental Amenities

The property has 3 bed rooms and 2 complete bathrooms.
One bedroom is equipped with a king size bed and an entertainments center (Flat screen TV, DVR Satelite with Full Subscription (HBO, Showtime, FOX, CNN etc., Surround Headphone, Computer with wireless key board & DVD player).

The other bed room is equipped with a bunk bed set up with an additional trundle bed (3 twin size beds in total). This room also has an Flat screen TV, DVD Player, Satellite TV and stereo.

The third room is on the 1st floor and is considered a man cave. It is air-conditioned (split unit / high efficiency) and has a full size futon. TV and refrigerator.

The TV room has a complete entertainment center. This
includes a 42 inch High Definition Flat Screen TV, JVC Receiver,
DVD/Blue Ray Payer, Satellite receiver, bedroom and includes a complete package with all HBO’s, Showtime,
Cinemax etc.,) and an X-Box with wireless controls. This is all seen
from a large custom sectional sofa that has a recliner and sleeper
sofa (an additional queen bed with upgraded air dream mattress).

Then you go to the kitchen and find a maple wood cabinets protected by a granite counter with under mount sink. Appliances are all stainless steel and the customary utilities are included (toaster, coffee maker, plates, cups, silverware etc.,

The bathroom is beautifully decorated with a keys like theme. The
bath is a shower with a oversize head for a complete and relaxing
shower after a long day at the beach.

The home is also equipped with a modem front loading Maytag washer and dryer combo. All, linens and towels are also included. The property is also equipped with many security features. It is equipped with an alarm that not only includes perimeter and motion sensors but it is also has an integrated fire and CO2 sensor. In addition, the property is accessed by specific combination for each renter this includes all entry points (entry gate & main door). No one gets a key and every renters gets a unique code that is never repeated.

On the first floor you find a full size bed room / man cave. An entertainment open area with overhead fishing rod holder, refrigerator with ice maker, an entertainment center, professional ping pong table, domino table, dart game, ring toss game (traditional Bahamian game of trying to hook a metal ring by swinging it until it is caught by the hook). There is also a complete bathroom also nicely decorated so that you do not need to run upstairs.

New flooring downstairs with custom fish designs / pictures throughout.

A newly installed 6 person SPA / hot tub.

Half Court: Custom Miami Heat half basketball court with adjustable height hoop.

There is also comfortable chairs, beach chairs (easily taken with back pack feature), a twin size stand alone hammock that can be placed between the trees on installed rings and a gazebo with a stainless steel BBQ with protective cover. Another gazebo with a ceiling fan, lighting and 6 person outdoor table. The back area is large and full of tree's that offer shade and lots of privacy. In the center of the yard is a custom build Miami Heat basketball court with adjustable back board. The property is completely fenced in with a chain link fence in addition to a privacy mesh along the rear wall for privacy and to avoid the basket ball from going into the neighbors home.

There are two covered areas. A large one with a 20 feet tall opening a 15 feet wide opening that is 40 feet long. This one is reserved by the owner which leaves his boat on site. However, accommodations can be made if needed. This oversize canopy can easily accommodate a RV and has a 30 amp electrical plug for RV’s in addition to a sewer. Yes, bring your boat and further enjoy the Florida keys with no waits and hassle in our private ramp! Meaning inside the perimeter you can park your boats and cars. There is also more space for guests in front of the gated area.

Activities and Attractions

Community private ramp! Several nice spots close by for fun or
fishing. Can provide GPS points to all needed locations (make you
look like a local). Minutes from the famous tiki sand bar 'Whale
Harbor'. Great to hang out or go to the ocean side for one of the
best fishing areas in the Key's.

Founders Park (3 miles South)

See Founder's Park Pictures on link!!!

The park includes:

Basketball Court (Full Court)

Soccer Field

Pet Friendly (Dog entertainment area)

Tennis Court

Large Large Olympic Pool (Includes 2 standard diving boards, 2 10 feet
diving boards and a kid slide)

Kiddy Pool (Nice playground type pool)

A full size professional skating and bicycle ring (several Half
pipes?) Well the place has it all if you take your kids they will never
leave. Believe me the word lets go home is not easy.

Volleyball Court

Kids Play Ground

Within the same community you have a Restaurant and supermarket (this is literally two blocks from the home).
No need to drive or cross US-1.

1 mile north of the property is a large shopping center that includes
a Winn Dixie, Blockbuster, McDonalds, Chinese Restaurant, Italian Restaurant, Movie Theater, CVS Pharmacy and Baptist Hospital. Yep, I don't think you need anything else.

Well, also if you do not have a boat there are several boat rental
places in the surrounding area. Well, please feel free to call or
write me for more information and details.


This property is equipped with a 30 am plug for travel trailer or motor-home as well as sewer connections. Also, two 115v outlets! Plenty of space to park your rig and full hook ups for those travelers who need a break.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, spanish
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a smoke free home. Obviusly smoking is allowed in the outdoor areas....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Man Cave: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Airconditioned room located on the first Futon, fridge & TV....moreless

  • 1st Bedroom 2nd floor: King size beds (1) King Size Bed in Master with High End Pillow Top Mattress. 2nd Bedroom (3),Bunk style Beds (2) In the bunk bed and a pull out trundle twin size bed. Sleep Sofa (1) In the family room there is a pull out sofa equipped with a full size air dream mattress that is both cushioned and inflatable to provide a firm type mattress feeling., 3rd Bedroom (1) Downstairs in the man cave there is a medium size leather futon. This room is air conditioned thru a high efficiency split unit....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • 2 Full Bathrooms First Floor: Full bathroom toilet, shower and sink. Not hot water in this bathroom. Designed for entertaining and for showers after the and before Jacuzzi use. Also, after coming from beach, boating etc., Second Floor: Full bathroom equipped with toilet, sink and full size shower with large shower head. Also, had frameless glass doors. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is a newly remodeled home that is equipped to entertain and to relax. This home sits in a quiet neighborhood in which many of the neighbors are rarely home. The street is wide to maneuver for trailers etc., Also, it is one of the few streets that is lighted by the city. The light post sits right at the home perimeter. Also, it is exceptionally located because it is near it all. You have a super market, a restaurant, a gas station and a bank within a very short walking distance. You have a full shopping mall (key's style) less than 1/2 mile north with a movie theater, Mc Donald's, Win Dixie Super Market, Chinese restaurant, Pub/Bar, Liquor store, Dunkin Donuts and more. Also, adjacent to it is a CVS pharmacy and a fully equipped and functional hospital. Very few homes in the keys have so much convenience within such a short distance! +++++ Also, you have founder park which has all your entertainment needs covered. They offer water aerobics, diving lessons and swimming courses too....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blue ray equipped for living room / TV room and master bedroom....moreless

  • Games:

    Miami Dolphins custom Dominoe table, professional folding aluminum ping pong table, ring toss (Bahamian style) and darts (rubber tip kind)....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) The master bedroom and family room are equipped with DVR's which let you record your favorite shows and have an extended rage of channels including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, ESPN, CNN, FOX, etc., The 2nd Bedroom and 1st floor are a standard satellite with a large selection of channels except HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and others. It does have CNN, FOX & more...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo / surround sound equipped in living room / TV room. Also, stereo for down stairs equipped with outdoor speakers for entertaining the open area down stairs. Stereo is kept inside the man cave....moreless

  • Television:

    (4)LCD/LED TV 's. Living/TV room has a large LCD TV Master Bedroom has a large wall mount TV. Second Bedroom has a regular size counter mount TV. First Floor Room/Man Cave has a large 60" LCD TV...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some DVD's collections on site....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Convertible table that sits 6 when fully built. 2 chairs left at kitchen when table folded, other 2 kept in living / TV room and the other 2 at the balcony. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air. This property is equipped with a High Efficiency Air Conditioner that also has heat. Digital Programmable Timer. Plenty of Fan in all living areas including bottom outdoor floor....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed internet provided. Secured Wi-Fi on property....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    High Efficiency Maytag Front Loadding....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High Speed internet provided. Secured Wi-Fi on property....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Home is equipped with plenty of linens for all beds....moreless

  • Parking:

    Large parking area behind gate for plenty of cars or boats etc., Also, plenty of parking space in front of gate along home perimeter....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of space for small or large boat or RV. There is easy access and power available. Special 30amp outlet for RV and well as sewer. Full hook up for RV on site....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Home is equipped with shower plenty of shower and beach towels. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    High Efficiency Maytag Front Loadding....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed internet provided. Secured Wi-Fi on property....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of cooking utensils provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and utensils provided for renters and guests....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Yes, stainless steel full size....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    High end wood kitchen with granite counter, backsplash and under mount sink. Also, equipped with garbage disposal. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave equipped is full size Stainless Steel....moreless

  • Oven:

    Oven provided by a Stainless Steel range oven combo appliance....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Second Floor: Large Stainless Steel side by side with ice maker and water in the kitchen area. First Floor A mid size top bottom door with ice maker in the first floor room / Man Cave....moreless

  • Stove:

    Range is provided by a Stainless Steel ceramic flush top range....moreless

  • Toaster:



  • Balcony:

    Large wooden balcony overlooking large trees, backyard and basketball court....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Can be provided upon request. ...moreless

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio:

    Half Court (a bit smaller that a the official half court size) with professional hoop that is height adjusted. Flooring is custom showing the Miami Heat logo....moreless

  • Golf:

    Founders Park has a range only. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available across the street right at Tavernier bridge. For rent on right side (ocean side) including paddle boards and free ramp if you have your own at bayside also at the Tavernier Bridge entrance....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Large covered slab with outdoor table and 6 matching chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Full size stainless steel grill with LED lights. Individual covered platform with gazebo and outdoor BBQ cover....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Several options. Within walking distance there is one that is free on the adjacent school grounds accessible when classes are not ongoing. Also, founders park has 4 professionally maintained courts....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Two water ski's, a knee board and raft will be left on site. However, must request if you will be using them....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Founders Park is accessible for all residents that live in the area. You must register as a tenant showing proof of residency such as a lease to get free access. A small charge is paid to use pool....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Home is equipped with a high end automatic 6 person hot tub. Is is new and all jets are stainless steel. Color changing lights and 2 setting for jets. Individual controls for area jets....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500


Owner will be keeping his boat under the covered canopy in front of the property. The owner will come from time to time in order to service his boat and in rare cases to use the boat. However, this is not a common occurrence specially during cold periods. Visits are mainly to run the engines and it would be most likely every other month and advance notice will be given. Your needs will be considered to avoid visits while you are using the area down stairs. Furthermore, the home is equipped with a hot tub that requires care. In order to avoid problems with the unit the owner will hire a private company to service the hot tub once a week. In the event you have no interest in the hot tub it can be drained and the service will not be required. A discount would be provided for this option. Also, we have a cleaning lady on call that can clean the home for you if you desire. Just let me know and I will provide you with this persons number. Security, this home is keyless. No one has a keys to this home. Each guest has a unique code to access to the property that is removed after there term. The front gate lock will have this code as well. Furthermore, the property also has bi-weekly lawn care. The home does not have green areas but it does have an abundance of trees all around. The lawn care service will enter the property thru the boat gate, which is a separate lock and they will not have your code. Please keep in mind that the property does produce a lot of leafs during the months March and April. The city provides curb side pickup. You will have a large rolling garbage tank and also a large rolling blue recycling tank. On site you will have an additional 4-6 open containers that are used for tree trimming only. All utilities are included but we ask that the guests use of power is moderate. Any excessive use that is considered overuse will be subject to extra charges. We have over 10 year consumption history on the property that will serve as a base for regular use.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marathon Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Old Tavernier
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cheeca Lodge & Spa
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Craig's Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tavernier Marina
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Founders Park Bay Side & Harry Harris Park Ocean S

Car: Not Necessary

Property has a great convenient location with options to go to Key West for day trips as well as go to Miami which is only one hour away. Very quite neighborhood with lots of privacy and space!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My wife and I both work in the medical field for over 15 years. This has been our summer vacation home for 8 years now. We do lots of camping and ATV trips with the family in the winter which is why it available during the winter time through the end of May.

Why the Owner Chose Tavernier, FL, USA:
This property is built to entertain. You have plenty of options within the property to spend quality time in. Also, the property is so well located that you have many options for entertainment from venturing to Key West for a day trip as well as a short distance from Miami. In addition, the neighborhood is very quite providing lots of privacy. There is a restaurant 'Craig's' and supermarket 'Pay Fair' within a short walking distance. There is also a large shopping center on mile north of the property that say a chain super market, movie theater, multiple restaurants (Chinese, subways, MC Donald's, etc.,), pier one imports, ice cream parlor and more. There is also a Hospital next to this shopping center 'Mariner's Baptist Hospital'. In addition, you have 1/2 mile north a open marina with boat rentals, tours etc.,

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Space! You have a large open area with plenty of entertainment options from a ping pong table to a basketball court. Close to many restaurants, parks and amusement parks. Centrally Located with easy access to all parts of the Florida Keys!

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Speaks: english, spanish
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Front view of home. Fully fenced in with rolling gate and lock.

    Front view of home. Fully fenced in with rolling gate and lock.

  • Rear angled view as seen from backyard.

    Rear angled view as seen from backyard.

  • Downstairs view showing folding ping pong table and full bathroom.

    Downstairs view showing folding ping pong table and full bathroom.

  • Backyard Half Court with covered 6 person table and covered full size BBQ.

    Backyard Half Court with covered 6 person table and covered full size BBQ.

  • Downstairs air conditioned (split unit)man cave. Futon, fridge & TV.

    Downstairs air conditioned (split unit)man cave. Futon, fridge & TV.

  • Upstairs family room with entertainment center & large sofa with pull out bed.

    Upstairs family room with entertainment center & large sofa with pull out bed.

  • Master Bed room with entertainment center.

    Master Bed room with entertainment center.

  • LG Stackable front loader, high efficiency washer and dryer.

    LG Stackable front loader, high efficiency washer and dryer.

  • 2nd bedroom bunks with additional pull out bed.

    2nd bedroom bunks with additional pull out bed.

  • Full bathroom with frameless glass door.

    Full bathroom with frameless glass door.

  • Super Market, Restaurant & Gas Station within walking Distance.

    Super Market, Restaurant & Gas Station within walking Distance.

  • Founds Park Beach,  beach volleyball, soccer, baseball, dog park, tennis court.

    Founds Park Beach, beach volleyball, soccer, baseball, dog park, tennis court.

  • Front view of bottom floor.

    Front view of bottom floor.

  • Downstairs angled view showing man cave.

    Downstairs angled view showing man cave.

  • Downstairs SPA view!

    Downstairs SPA view!

  • Backyard Covered BBQ.

    Backyard Covered BBQ.

  • Downstairs full bathroom with cold water only.

    Downstairs full bathroom with cold water only.

  • Upstairs, fully equipped kitchen with SS appliances and convertible dining table

    Upstairs, fully equipped kitchen with SS appliances and convertible dining table

  • Master bedroom with King size pillow top orthopedic mattress.

    Master bedroom with King size pillow top orthopedic mattress.

  • 2nd Bed Room side view.

    2nd Bed Room side view.

  • Side view inside 2nd bedroom.

    Side view inside 2nd bedroom.

  • Community private boat ramp. Within property.

    Community private boat ramp. Within property.

  • Founders Park within 3 miles south of home. Olympic swimming pool.

    Founders Park within 3 miles south of home. Olympic swimming pool.

  • Theater of the Sea 5 miles south of home. Dolphin & sea lion encounters.

    Theater of the Sea 5 miles south of home. Dolphin & sea lion encounters.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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