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View of the dock with a 20ft Proline on the boatlift (boat not included :^)

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Last updated: 03/16/2014

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  • Minimum stay:31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Built new by us, the house has all the modern amenities that you would expect, and the open plan layout gives that spacious airy feeling that suits the tropics. Cable TV, broadband, a full kitchen (approved by my French wife) fully screened deck with loungers so comfortable you won't feel guilty about taking an afternoon nap. The concrete dock and 12,000lb electric boat lift will make it easy to use the water if you bring your boat. If you prefer more low-key aquatic adventures, there are two kayaks available to go manatee watching.
The house overlooks a small private airstrip, and it's novel to watch as people land their small planes outside their houses (no jets)

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Summerland Key is the only place in the World with an airstrip at the front of the house, and a 60 ft sea canal at the rear. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless Broadband Access...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Three vehicles maximum (local code)...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    We have a swim-spa (with water jets to swim against)...moreless

 

Reviews

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
31 night min stay

$4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 29 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

 

Location

  • The Wharf Bar & Grill

    "I recommend the BLT (bacon LOBSTER and tomato) and the dogfish ale!"

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  • Square Grouper

    "This is a proper restaurant with fantastic food and service too. It's very popular, so get t..."

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  • The Galley Grill

    "A great place for breakfast, American family style."

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  • Salute! On The Beach

    "Right ON the beach, this is a great place to eat and watch the more energetic folk playing b..."

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  • Half Shell Raw Bar

    "Close by convenient parking, the Halfshell rawbar does a wide range of fish (of course) dish..."

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  • Summerland Hardware

    "when something breaks and needs fixing, if you just need flashlight batteries or a new giggl..."

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  • Mallory Square

    "entertainers at sunset, from unicyclists to conjurers and fire eaters"

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  • Hemingway House

    "When Hemmingway was asked by a journalist "What was the most difficult thing about writing ..."

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  • Boondocks Grille & Draft House

    "Great ambiance, live music and service. Definitely worth a visit, especially when they have ..."

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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Key West International
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Boondocks
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Key West
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US1
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Square Grouper, The Wharf, The Galley Grille
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bahia Honda

Summerland Key is a self contained Island with eateries, food, clothing, bank, fishing, jetski, boat rental and sales. It is a peaceful location, yet larger shopping is just 10 minutes East in Big Pine, and if you get tired of peaceful and laid back, Key West is just 20 minutes West with all the noise and activity you may need.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I'm a retired businessman from England who just can't get enough of the warm sunshine, warm water and blue skies in the Florida Keys.

Why the Owner Chose Summerland Key, FL, USA:
I'm a pilot, and also a boat guy, - Summerland Key is the only place in the World where you can have your airplane under your house and your boat out back. See the views of Summerland from an aircraft on www.FD51.net

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Summerland is quiet and peaceful without being isolated. If you want to get immersed in the frenetic activity of a major destination resort, Key West is just 20 minutes down the road. But stay in the locality and there are great restaurants, cafes and bars. Not to forget fantastic scuba and fishing!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
 

Photos

  • View of the dock with a 20ft Proline on the boatlift (boat not included :^)

    View of the dock with a 20ft Proline on the boatlift (boat not included :^)

  • A view from the house looking down over the swimspa, dock and canal.

    A view from the house looking down over the swimspa, dock and canal.

  • Canal, boatlift and safety fence keeps the dock safe for infants

    Canal, boatlift and safety fence keeps the dock safe for infants

  • the kitchen, breakfast bar and dining table.

    the kitchen, breakfast bar and dining table.

  • The large sofas look out to the patio and boat dock

    The large sofas look out to the patio and boat dock

  • The patio with dining table and very comfy loungers has great sunset views

    The patio with dining table and very comfy loungers has great sunset views

  • Two queen sized beds in bedroom 2

    Two queen sized beds in bedroom 2

  • Big tiled shower enclosure in bathroom 2

    Big tiled shower enclosure in bathroom 2

  • here's a wide angle shot, showing the swimspa, hammock & dock with the saftey (for children) fence.

    here's a wide angle shot, showing the swimspa, hammock & dock with the saftey (for children) fence.

  • The swimspa taught our 3 year old how to relax in the water :^)

    The swimspa taught our 3 year old how to relax in the water :^)

  • These are the rental boats for hire close by.

    These are the rental boats for hire close by.

  • The coded access gate leads through lush landscaping to the canal & boat dock

    The coded access gate leads through lush landscaping to the canal & boat dock

  • another view of the kitchen area, breakfast bar & dining table.

    another view of the kitchen area, breakfast bar & dining table.

  • the large (bed sized) sofas  around the 66' flat screen TV

    the large (bed sized) sofas around the 66' flat screen TV

  • The master bedroom King sized bed and armchair with view over canal

    The master bedroom King sized bed and armchair with view over canal

  • Granite topped kitchen worktop with barstools and dining table behind.

    Granite topped kitchen worktop with barstools and dining table behind.

  • Bedroom 2 from the other end of the room

    Bedroom 2 from the other end of the room

  • Swimspa and hammock

    Swimspa and hammock

  • The swimspa viewed from the patio deck.

    The swimspa viewed from the patio deck.

  • The house and dock viewed from the canal

    The house and dock viewed from the canal

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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