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Modern Canal Front Duplex with Cabana Club and Private Beach access.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1600 ft.² recently remodeled upscale duplex with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.

Are you looking to go to a place where life is less complicated, less hurried and immensely more enjoyable?

If so look no farther than the Florida Keys! In the Keys, time is on your side. Adventure and excitement are found at your pace and at the end of the day you return to your own vacation home and relax on your dock with not a care in the world.

Located in the heart of the Florida Keys, Key Colony Beach is a short walk, car or boat ride from the main attractions of the Keys region. Water sports are king and if you like fishing, you have your choice of world-class deep-sea, flats fishing, fly fishing or just wading in the water to catch your dinner.. A private 37.5 foot dock is right outside your door. Fishing, diving, snorkeling, touring, sunbathing, or just lounging on the deck or at a nearby club or beach are all available depending on your mood. Tennis courts, a par three golf course, bocce ball courts, and children's playgrounds are all within an easy stroll.

Your vacation rental includes a membership at the Key Colony Beach Cabana Club and Inch Beach, both are short walk or bike ride away. The Cabana Club has a full size pool, sandy beach and an authentic Tiki bar. Beverages and food are available at your request. At Inch Beach you will find a private sandy beach, picnicking facilities with a grill and a large grassy area for children.

Within a few more steps, Sunset Park is the place to wind down your day. The sunset views are amazing and throughout the year free concerts are held at Sunset Park, just before sunset. Bring your lounge chairs, coolers and snacks-relax, listen to the music and watch the sunset.

The vacation house is a 1600 foot half duplex located on a wide canal facing east. The deck is the perfect place to enjoy the sunrise at breakfast, have an afternoon nap or toast the day with a cocktail and a great Keys seafood dinner-with your “ catch of the day “. We have installed a fence around the periphery of the deck to make it safer for children and adults alike. The step down dock is accessible through a lockable gate. The dock itself is 37.5 feet long and can easily accommodate most average fishing boats. Fish cleaning facilities are located on the dock and a ice machine is located nearby.

The duplex itself has been recently renovated and contains upscale furniture throughout The bedrooms all have large flatscreen TVs as well as iPad/iPod dockable him and clock radios. All of the rooms have ceiling fans. The kitchen has granite surfaces and stainless steel appliances as well as gourmet cooking equipment. Preparing your catch after a successful day of fishing will be a snap. Don't forget that your favorite vintage is waiting in the built-in wine cooler!

More Details

Michael Soronen
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Michael Soronen

We grew up in Michigan and went to school there until moving to the Pacific Northwest 35 years ago. Even though we were in the Pacific Northwest we vacationed in the Florida Keys as often as possible. On retirement we moved to St. Augustine and continued coming to the Keys on a regular basis. We have owned A townhouse on Duck Key for 14 years. When this duplex became available earlier this year we knew that it would be an ideal location for relaxing, boating and fishing.

Michael Soronen purchased this house in 2012

Why Michael Soronen chose Key Colony Beach

This duplex is located in the heart of Key Colony Beach on 10th St. it's a short walk and even a shorter bike ride to most of the amenities in the city. This includes the Cabana club, a beach and pool club with a private tiki bar. It's also less than a quarter-mile from Inch Beach and Sunset Park. The street is in a quiet neighborhood and does not have a high volume of traffic.At least three restaurants are located within walking/biking distance. Many other good restaurants are located in the city of Marathon and other places in the adjacent keys within a reasonable drive.

What makes this house unique

Sitting on the spacious deck guests are able to enjoy a beautiful Florida Keys sunrise or watch fish play in the evening around the specially installed underwater light. The deck has been fenced to provide safety for children. For fishermen there is a dedicated ice maker and bait freezer. For the gourmet cook in the group there is a fully appointed modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a gas stove. A wine cooler is available to keep your favorite vintage at the right temperature for when you return from a day of relaxation or play.


Key Colony Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Dual sinks with adequate drawer and storage space.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The master bathroom contains a walk-in shower and double sinks with granite countertops. Hairdryers are provided in each bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom has recently been furnished with modern furniture including a king bed with pillow top mattress, two large chests and plenty of hanging space for clothing. All bedrooms have large flatscreen TVs, clock radios (some with iPad/iPod connectivity) and adequate lighting for reading.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
A dedicated ice machine for fishermen is located within a few steps of the dock. As mentioned above membership at the Cabana Club is provided. The Cabana Club is a relatively short walk or bike ride away. Large pool, sunbathing deck, beach, Tiki bar, game room and Cabana Breezes food is available. Inch Beach is a private beach club located less than a five minute walk away. Here you can spend your day at an uncrowded beach with grilling facilities as well as a covered picnic area. A large grassy area is present for children to play on. Key Colony Beach Sunset Park is also a short walk. During the early months of the year music is provided on many Sunday afternoons. A short walk with your beach chair and cooler containing your favorite beverage and snack will be all you'll need for a pleasant relaxing evening before sunset. Because of the location of Sunset Park beautiful Keys sunsets can be watched almost every evening.


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Modern Canal Front Duplex with Cabana Club and Private Beach access.
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
Grand Rapids, MI

Expectations Exceeded!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a great stay at this property and would highly recommend it to others! The pictures and description don't tell the whole story. This property is a hidden gem, very spacious and the kitchen is extraordinary - so well equipped by the "foodie" owners (who also provided a welcome gift upon our arrival=). The bedrooms are roomy with very comfortable beds and the Master suite was truly incredible. The deck was a great spot to sit and relax or eat meals and provided convenient access to the canal for our SeaDoos or for manatee watching. We also really appreciated having the garage as well as bikes available for rides to the beach or Cabana Club. Thanks Michael for sharing your beautiful home and for being so attentive to the details!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great recommendation. If I can help you in the future please don't hesitate to let me know. I plan on upgrading the entertainment system early this year (May) When Joan and I go down there. Anyway have a great 2018. Mike and Joan Soronen
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely home the first part of June. The home is so nice in person, and more spacious than the pictures can show. It is very well maintained. The house has been updated with a modern kitchen and master bath. The appliances were top-notch and everything was provided in the kitchen. We used the gas grill outside and loved sitting on the deck. We were also able to fish right off the deck. My teenage sons enjoyed the bikes that are provided and rode all around the island. We had a very short walk to the private beach and Sunset Park. We also enjoyed the Cabana Club for swimming. The home includes an ice machine and bait freezer for fishing but we did not use them. It is also located very centrally for exploring the other Keys.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

Great House!

  • 5 of 5

This house is great. It has everything you need, is clean, and well kept. We had one issue and the property manager took actions to get it fixed as soon as possible. The house has plenty of room for all your stuff if you have a lot of stuff for fishing, diving, and boating to bring. The garage is nice to have. The nice kitchen, grill, and filet table were used almost everyday to cook the catch of the day. This is our 3rd time staying at Key Colony and this was the best house so far. It was great having all deck and no rocks in the back yard. Bait freezer is a must and the ice machine was a nice plus. Looking forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Felt at home. Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

4 of us stayed here last week (March 2016). The property had everything we needed and more. We decided to grill one evening, and the grill was very clean and ready to go (the steaks turned out excellent). Cooked some fresh caught fish another night that had a wonderful flavor!

We rented a boat and kept it at the dock. Such easy access. We noticed the neighbors across the canal were fishing in the canal and they definitely caught some keepers! Bikes are available for a ride down the streets of Key Colony. Very relaxing and some great sights. We even played golf in KC on two occasions. The beds were comfy and one couple commented how they fell right asleep each night. Games are available for family enjoyment and its the first time I've stayed in the Keys at a house that had it's own ice machine. It was excellent for icing the boat cooler for fish, and our own coolers for sandwiches and drinks. The kitchen has everything you would need for cooking a meal, and the TV's located in each room worked great! I highly recommend this place for a relaxing vacation in the Keys. Key Colony adds it's own charm and makes for a very enjoyable experience. We'll be back! Oh, my wife and sis-in-law enjoyed the complementary bottle of wine. They didn't want to leave when it was time to go.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Top Rate Rental

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything we needed and more! Also the owner was super nice and goes out of his way to make sure you have any information needed on the house and the surrounding area. We stayed enjoyed the beach (both private and public) and the Cabana Club. I would recommend this rental to anyone that wants to stay in Key Colony Beach area.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boynton Beach, Florida

So many extras! Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The owner of this beautiful duplex goes out of his way to provide a fully stocked, clean home away from home for you. This spacious duplex is located in walking distance to sunset park, inch beach, Cabana Club and Restaurants. There are Bikes, beach chairs, extra coolers in the garage. There are lots of extra beach towels in the laundry area so no need to pack any. We always like Key Colony because it is more family oriented and close to Marathon for food shopping and other places you may want to visit. We would 100% recommend this property. We also brought our boat down. Fishing was great of course. House has a nice dock. What people may not realize when they rent down there is that this house is located on the side of Key Colony where you can get to the ocean or the bay in just minutes. This house also has afternoon shade out on the patio. When we arrived there was a nice bottle of wine and coffee on the counter for us. There is a coffee grinder there along with every kind of gadget you can think of! Nice big grill. The pictures the owner has on his site are what you really get. Their property managers are fantastic and will get back with you very fast if you need them for any reason. I don't have young children but i noticed there are extra things inside the house for kids. There is also a play pool in the garage and the patio does have a fence to prevent little ones from getting down to the dock. I don't know what else I can tell you except don't rent it out when we want to come back down again! LOL Enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
108 Miles
Miami International
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Sparky's Landing
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Key Colony Beach Par 3
Nearest Train
108 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Key Colony Inn
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Inch Beach
Car: recommended

A nearby beach club (Cabana Club) and private beach (Inch Beach) are included in the rental package. There are at least three restaurants in walking distance. A community park offers a par three golf course, tennis courts and children's play areas. These are also within a easy five minute walk.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $140 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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