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Welcome to Paradise "Sandbar Bungalow Villa" @ Anglers Reef

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2/2 villa in a great family gated community.

This oceanfront resort is a boutique complex of 52 homes inspired by Native Conch & British West Indies architecture built in 2007. Quaint streets & walking paths wind through this village-styled retreat. Amenities include a community pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and 500ft of private beach. The home’s boat slip is available for rent with a deep channel out to the Atlantic. Or launch your kayak from the private beach (kayak rentals available for drop-off).

Wonderful, cozy home located in Islamorada at Mile Marker 85 in the gated community of Anglers Reef, a quiet oceanfront community. Five minute boat ride from community dock or a short kayak ride from private beach to the World Famous Sandbar. Angler’s Way is the perfect place for all fishing and diving enthusiasts. Islamorada is known as “The Sport fishing Capital of the World”. Water activities abound including: diving, snorkeling, Para sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, and more. You may even spot manatees in the Dock. Don't be surprised if you run into your favorite celebrities from Jimmy Johnson to Gene Hackman. Fine dining and unique shops are within walking distance: Chef Michaels, Pierre’s, Cheeca Lounge, Atlantic Edge, Robbie’s, Ziggies & Mad Dogs, Tiki Bar, Hogs Heaven and many more.

Sandbar Bungalow Villa has 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms located on the 2nd floor, both with private balcony's. Down stairs has a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, living/dining room, a half bathroom, Brazilian wood floors, 3 flat screen TV's with DVD players, cable, Wi-Fi and 2 open porches.

Our private boat slip (not all houses at Anglers have boat slips) makes getting around on the water so much more attainable – drop anchor for lunch or sundowners at the sand bar, go snorkeling a mile or two out from the house, fish all day long in the sport fishing capital of the world!

Enjoy the beautiful Florida Keys in our accommodations and see why people get sand in their shoes and return over and over again.

More Details

Property Manager
Eddie Chesney
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2018


Islamorada Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • queen - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Welcome to Paradise "Sandbar Bungalow Villa" @ Anglers Reef
average rating of 4.745098 based on 51 reviews

Lovely family stay in private gated Islamorada community

  • 5 of 5

My husband, college-aged daughter and I enjoyed a weeklong stay at Sandbar Bungalow Villa in Islamorada Jan 6-12. While we didn't get to meet property manager Eddie Chesney, he was responsive throughout my VRBO experience from booking, to checking in a couple of times before the stay, making sure we were fine upon arrival and answering the couple of questions we had. The reason why I reached out to him before our arrival was Hurricane Irma. After seeing the devastation wrought upon the Florida Keys, which we have enjoyed visiting almost annually for the past decade, I asked him for an assessment of the property while I still had time to cancel and get a full refund. He checked out the property personally when homeowners were allowed back onto the Keys and told me what he saw and prospects for the area by the time we arrived.

It was sad to see the cleanup continues months later, with a drive down the Overseas Highway to Key West showing large mounds of debris and devastated homes and businesses but our stay was nonetheless a good one. We spent our tourist dollars locally, enjoying great seafood as usual, hiring a fishing boat from Islamorada and buying souvenirs. It's what the area needs. It looks like things will largely be back to normal by summertime with even more resorts open for business.

The community where Sandbar Bungalow is located in is truly lovely and special. It doesn't look like it sustained damage at all, the pool was beautiful and inviting and everyone we encountered gave friendly greetings. The resort seemed fully occupied the first weekend we arrived with cars in virtually every driveway and trash cans out for pickup.

The photos are true to life. Every room was spacious and comfortable. We loved the use of the washer and dryer, the AC/heat was strong and the kitchen would have been perfect if only it had a tea kettle. Our family enjoyed the strong wi-fi since my husband works even while on vacation and our daughter was streaming her usual YouTube channels. Handy extras included two bicycles with helmets and locks, an ice chest and kayaks. A nice ritual was walking to the community beach (3 minute walk) and watching sunset.

Happy to recommend a stay in this lovely house.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Betty I must say I'm extremely humbled by your review. Nothing puts a bigger smile to my face than knowing that my clients have enjoyed their stay and furthermore the service provided. I take pride in building a great reputation in the industry and ultimately hope to host you and family/ friends in the future! They Fl Keys need this business more now than ever and thank you for your support! We wish you safe travel mercies and hope you come back soon to have some fun and soak up the sun! Best regards, Eddie Chesney
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Overall the place was very nice, clean and amenities where very good. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Would go again. Great place

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very nice community

  • 3 of 5

Loved the location and house layout. For 2 couples it was ideal. The kitchen needs better utensils, serving bowls, etc. Also the TV in the living room needs to be replaced with a much larger screen. Eddie was available for any questions or concerns.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and perfect location for Fishing and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The property was all as described, Eddie the property manager is exceptional and was very responsive and even for questions we would have found out once we arrived, only thing I would recommend is don't worry about bringing anything but Bait, everything else is provided, even things you expect to have to provide. Great experience would go back again, and use VRBO! if you want a place to relax by the pool or by the beach and be in deep water with the boat in just a few miles with a nice marked channel, this is the place for you.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great value

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased. The owner accommodated our early arrival request, which was a great help. When we arrived, the inside was sparkling clean and well equipped with everything needed. Anglers Reef is like an oasis within Islamorada. The complex is well manicured and the residents are very friendly. The large pool is a big bonus, and was always clean and at the right temperature. We spent a lot of time there lounging and admiring the view of the ocean. Great value overall.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another awesome vacation at Sanbar Bungalow Villa!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third trip to this amazing property!! During our past stays we were joined by friends who live in southern Florida. This year we traveled with our son, daughter-in-law, and 17 month old grand daughter. Prior to our trip I contacted Eddie, the property manager inquiring as to where I might be able to rent a pack and play and high chair. Eddie informed me that he would provide both for our stay. He truly goes above and beyond to make guests of the villa feel at home during their stay.

Angler’s Reef is a unique, gated-community that is ideal for families. We’ve met many friendly guests over the years while enjoying the beautiful pool, grounds, and dock area! Great fun for all ages including beautiful sunrises, a manatee sighting at the docks one morning, and a family shark fishing in the evening.

Sandbar Bungalow’s location is perfect for exploring other areas of the Florida Keys. We took a day trip to Key West, a fishing charter, and a 4 hour boat ride. So much to see and do in this area!

The house was meticulous, as always, and if you do have a question prior to, or during your stay Eddie returns your call or text quickly.

Already looking forward to our next stay!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Other great restaurants and bars: Hog Heaven, Island Grill, Smugglers, Tiki Bar, Ziggies Mad Dogs, Robbie's, Lorelei, Atlantic Edge, Cheeca Lodge, Morada Bay and Pierre's, Oceanview Sports Pub. Also if you have kids or like marine life, Theater of the Sea is a walk away from the property and it's great place to visit.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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