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Adorable Bungalow in the heart of Key Largo

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 775 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Private Home in the Key Largo

Beautifully furnished Florida Keys getaway in tropical enclave nestled on Buttonwood Sound. Beamed ceilings and tile floors throughout. Tons of windows with great natural sunlight. Open kitchen with wood cabinets & breakfast bar. Large, fully fenced corner lot with lush foliage & fruit trees, plus room for 25' boat or other trailered water sports equipment. Other great features include central air, ceiling fans, French & pocket doors, and outdoor shower. Short drive from Miami/MIA and easy walk to Key Largo shopping & restaurants.


Owner
Mindy McIlroy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Mindy McIlroy

I am an avid traveler and am fortunate to have a career that affords me the opportunity to visit many wonderful places, mostly urban communities. I am from a small town in upstate New York, but am attracted to big cities - so I guess I am a city girl, however, I still enjoy the peace and quiet of the small town. I guess that is why I decided to buy my Key Largo vacation home so I can escape the big city of Miami from time to time.

Mindy McIlroy purchased this house in 2011

Why Mindy McIlroy chose Key Largo Area

I decided to purchase this bungalow when I drove past it while driving thru different neighborhoods looking for the perfect vacation residence. I was drawn in by the charm of the picket fence and quaint details this home has to offer. The owner of my future vacation home had renovated the bungalow with a new kitchen, new roof, covered parking and more, so in short, the home had zero maintenance items to attend to, which was very attractive to me. It was a hassle free purchase and I very much enjoyed decorating the home and hope you will enjoy it too!

What makes this house unique

Outdoor shower, separate secured shed so you can easily store your water sports gear, double lot so you can store your trailered boat or wave runners on the property, fully fenced property, well behaved pets welcome!

Amenities

Key Largo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 775 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Fresh bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, and beach towels are provided for guests during their stay. Also toilet paper, a hair dryer, and other sundries provided. Hot running water is available for your comfort during your stay. Please note: Housecleaning is done before and after your stay.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The beds are equipped with pillows, sheets and comforters. Blinds are provided for privacy. There is a ceiling fan in each bedroom. Bedrooms do not have a TVs. Please note: Housecleaning is done before and after your stay.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a door that leads to the back of the property, where there is an outside shower. Please see picture.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Adorable Bungalow in the heart of Key Largo
average rating of 4.766667 based on 30 reviews
5

Perfect start to finish.

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Charming Key cottage well equipped and clean. A fenced in yard...priceless for our Labs. Hostess acommodating and easy to work with. Have already shared this opportunity with friends!

Patti, NJ

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bad for Business (Double wide trailer with bad ethics)

  • 1 of 5

We were extremely disappointed in our stay at the Key Largo Bungalow. We feel we were cheated by the property owner. Our stay unfortunately coincided with Hurricane Matthew. Our difficulties with the property manager started before we even flew into Florida. We inquired about the Hurricane and what to do/what would happen if the Hurricane interfered with our trip. The property manager essentially laughed at us and said the Hurricane would not be coming to Florida (this turned out to be a blatant disregard for my family's safety). So we flew into Florida based on that local knowledge. We had three days in Orlando before we were to head to The Keys. At this point reports indicated that the Hurricane was definitely headed for Florida. It took us almost 48 hours to get in touch with the property manager. When we did we decided that we would head down and see what the storm did. We were told "not to worry about it" and "if anything happens we'll make it right". We arrived at the property to find that our "Adorable Bungalow" was actually a double wide trailer with a nice yellow paint job. Obviously just about the last place you'd want to be during a Hurricane. In addition to that the property was stuffy and somewhat uncomfortable to us. As soon as we arrived in The Keys a Tropical Storm Warning was issued and the Governor announced that people on the coast should consider evacuating. We stayed the first night as the wind began to pickup. When morning arrived we decided to leave the storm zone. We called the property manager who is based in Miami and were told that they understood and they were concerned about the hurricane too. We were also told again "not to worry about it". When the storm finally passed causing major damage along the east coast we called to settle the finances for our one night stay. At this point we were told that the storm wasn't a direct hit to The Keys and we would not receive any refund for any portion of our stay. We feel cheated and misled by this experience. We understand that most other properties in the area did offer refunds. We feel strongly that this property manager has poor business ethics. I would highly recommend choosing another location instead of this one. We have stayed at dozens of VRBO properties and they have all been wonderful properties with lovely people managing them. This property did not fit either of those descriptions. PLEASE CONSIDER STAYING AT A DIFFERENT PROPERTY!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is unfortunate that you feel disappointed with your stay in Key Largo. Time-to- time South Florida and the Florida Keys are faced with the potential threats of a tropical depression and/or hurricanes. As stated prior to you traveling to South Florida it was hard to predict the path of such storms. The media does their best to communicate to the public, giving everyone advance notice to make their own decisions for the wellbeing and safety of their families. Hurricane Matthew in fact didn’t end up hitting South Florida or the Florida Keys. We pride ourselves on Customer Service and Satisfaction for which we ask each guest to sign an agreement listing out all the details for the property prior to their arrival. Under section #9 subsection C, the cancellation states: “No refund is due (or will be made) for inclement weather”. The listing for the bungalow is transparent showing an adorable, charming house in the Florida Keys with multiple photos posted on the site to showcase its beauty. As we didn’t offer a refund, we did offer a future stay to be used within a year.
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5

Charming, comfortable bungalow conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

This bungalow was perfect for our stay in Key Largo. Charming on the outside and impeccably clean on the inside, this property is furnished with very comfortable beds and linens. The fully fenced backyard was useful for our two active toddlers and dog. Conveniently located near Key Largo restaurants and activities, we were minutes from our destinations. Booking was smooth, and the property instructions were clear. The mature landscaping added to the tropical appeal. I highly recommend the property, and I hope we will be able to return soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cozy top of the keys getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had issues on our first attempt to rent through this site and waiting to be refunded, even though we talked to the listing agent prior to being charged.

We worked with Sandy on making sure the house fit our needs with our large dogs coming with us on this trip. She was excellent to answer my questions and get our reservation in order quickly.

The house was very clean and supplied for our visit. Plenty of room for us and our dogs. The yard being completely fended around the house for us was a huge draw and there are some iffy spots our dogs could probably jump over, but the main yard has a taller sturdier fence that was great to Let them roam freely. Well stocked kitchen and cutlery plates etc made dining and cooking in the house very easy with not needing to buy the basics. Games and towels blankets stocked and in plentiful supply.

You are very close to some good spots to watch the sunset and grab a drink and bite to eat. You can also walk to a few places for breakfast and to rent boats or kayaks and two beach options just north and south. If you are staying in the top of the keys this is an excellent place to shack up.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous and easy!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean, just perfect for the four of us and our two dogs (Thanks Mindy for allowing our pooches to come and stay, it is SO hard to find places that allow that). The house was well supplied with everything you need to cook, clean up after your stay, and relax. Minutes from Pennecamp, great restaurants, and many local dive centers. We really enjoyed our stay, highly recommend it, and will likely be back again soon! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rockledge Fl
5

Excellent Rental

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is all it is advertised to be. We arrived and found it to be as neat as a pin. Everything inside was easy to hand, and there were no mysteries in finding or operating anything. The cottage is shaded by Gumbo Limbo trees so it is cool, as is the yard. AC and ceiling fans helped with that of course.

I knew from the reviews that some folks had their dogs with them during their stay - I could not tell. There wasn't a dog hair in the house or any evidence outside. It was convenient to most of what you'd look for during your stay, restaurants, groceries, gas and convenience stores. By the way the recommendation for Lucy's was spot on. Its a great restaurant and only a five minute walk away.

The washer and dryer were a bonus, especially for towels and swimsuits. There was plenty of room for kayaks and snorkel gear.

I was happy, and the family was happy.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
62.05 Miles
Miami International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.79 Miles
Snooks Bayside, 99470 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL
Nearest Golf
35.3 Miles
Redland Golf & Country, 24451 SW 177th Ave, Homest
Nearest Train
72.6 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
51.96 Miles
Florida Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.79 Miles
Snooks Bayside, 99470 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Key Largo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017 HS Jan-May
Mar 24 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$231
From
$258
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,617
$4,851
 
 
2017 HS Jun 1, 2017 - Sep 30,
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$187
From
$214
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,309
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$170
From
$195
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,190
$5,270
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Pet Fee $50

Please note there is $100 cleaning fee.

If applicable, please note there is a $50 pet fee per pet.

To make reservation please contact us via email.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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