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Southard Comfort: Historic Old Town and Seaport, Private Pool & Parking

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 6

“Southard Comfort” is true Island living in downtown Historic Old Town Key West.

Two story, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath plus outdoor shower

Nancy & Carl welcome you to their Key West vacation home! This established rental is a dazzling property, and we are committed to continuing its reputation of excellence.

Located just 6 blocks to Duval Street and 4 blocks to the Historic Seaport. This home has off street parking for two vehicles, and you will be able to walk to local restaurants, galleries, the beach, and nightlife!

There are many vacation homes in Key West, but none captures the unique charm of life in Key West like this beautiful home on Southard Street. This is much more than a place to stay; it’s living the Key West experience to the fullest. When you walk into the living room, you’re just a few steps from the pool with its custom waterfall. The expansive French doors can be left open to make the most of those tropical breezes. On really warm days, close up and relax with the central air conditioning. As you look around, you’ll be struck by the fact that this is a home designed for comfort and relaxation. One space flows right into the other, from the inside to the outside, from the living room to the kitchen.

In the kitchen you will find a gas range and ample granite counter tops. You have 3 dining options, dine al fresco by the pool just through the French doors of the kitchen, dine at the granite center island, or in the formal dining room for family meals.

The first floor half bath is large and has a beautiful stone sink. The front loading washer and dryer are conveniently located here with plenty of space for folding.

Take the stairs to the 2nd floor. The master bedroom with a King bed and en suite bathroom, is itself an experience. Each bedroom has its own TV with cable. The second and third bedrooms have Queen beds and share a central bathroom with twin vanities and a full claw foot tub. Sleep with the soft tropical breezes or enjoy the central air conditioning. Once again, every detail and furnishing reminds you that this is Key West, and you are living the life of a local while you are here.

Your stay at Southard Comfort would not be complete without enjoying the private outdoor shower. You can start your day with a relaxing shower under the tropical morning sun or end your day showering under the evening stars. It is also perfect for rinsing off the beach sand or ocean salt.

Digital cable TV with expanded service and high-speed Internet access are included.
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Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is: Within a few hours
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Located in a BEAUTIFUL section of Historic Old Town ... It feels like you LIVE in Key West ... GREAT neighborhood restaurants just steps from your door. Take a stroll through the neighborhood. Admire the houses, colors and flowers - and enjoy the feel of Island life. ...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
3 Nightly & Weekly Peak 2017
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
4 Nightly & Weekly Low 2017 (Min)
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$4,250 $16,900
4 Nightly & Weekly Low 2017 (Max)
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$4,910 $17,780
5 Nightly & Weekly Mid 2017 (Min)
Oct 1 - Dec 25, 2017
5 night min stay
$5,330 $21,200
5 Nightly & Weekly Mid 2017 (Max)
Oct 1 - Dec 25, 2017
5 night min stay
$7,262 $24,961
6 Nightly & Weekly NYE 2017-18
Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2018
7 night min stay

7 Nightly & Weekly Peak 2018
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2018
5 night min stay
$6,030 $24,200

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.

Additional information about rental rates:

* Please note that this web site may add additional charges to your quote that are not collected by our company. * To eliminate the 3% credit card fee call our office and arrange for payment by check * International customers may pay with a wire transfer call our office to make arrangements * Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed * Higher rates apply to holidays and special events * Minimum age requirement of 25 * No Pets unless specified, No Smoking * If you do not select the $45 damage insurance, a $3000 refundable security deposit will be required * Call or email our office if your dates do not meet the required minimum, we may be able to honor a shorter stay * If your requested dates are not available or the price quote function fails - email or call us, we may have another property for you

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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The heart, and some would say the soul, of Key West is Old Town. Originally the city’s center, Old Town is today the central location for Key West’s historic district and tourist destinations.

Old Town���s Duval Street, which stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean is the main artery in Key West. Intersected by Truman Avenue, Duval Street provides the backbone from which Key West’s historic homes, seaport and cultural centers extend.

Old Town, particularly those areas North of Truman, is the neighborhood most people think of when they think “Key West.” Its homes are modest bungalows and magnificent mansions that live side-by-side along Fleming, Eaton, Margaret and Southard.

Old Town is generally the area west of White Street. Locals divide Old Town into two parts: South of Truman and North of Truman. Bahama Village, the neighborhood settled by Bahamian immigrants, is officially part of Old Town and it has maintained its character and distinctive Bahamian culture.

Old Town reflects the island’s long history as a seaport and cigar manufacturing town. Wealthy landowners built the magnificent Victorian and Gothic mansions surrounded by the small cottages that have become quintessential Key West. Since the 1970s, renovation and restoration of these homes has been a major part of Key West culture.

Beautifully updated inside and historically significant outside, these homes reflect the partnerships among homeowners, architects, builders and landscape professionals.

Strict construction and architectural guidelines and restoration and renovation consistent with Key West’s history have ensured Key West’s Old Town maintains its exceptional sense of place.

• Best features: Close to restaurants, entertainment and the seaport. Beautiful historic architecture. People watching. Quiet lanes. Duval Street. Tropic Cinema, art galleries, Hemingway Home and the Historic Seaport.

• Getting around: Great for walking. Stick to scooters and small cars. Parking is usually at a premium.

• Street boundaries: Old Town North-of-Truman: White Street to Whitehead Street and south to Truman. Includes the Key West Cemetery and Bahama Village. Old Town South-of-Truman: Eisenhower on the east to Fort Street on the west. Truman to United on the south with several blocks extending to the Atlantic Ocean next to the Casa Marina area.


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Historic Key West Vacation Rentals

About: Historic Key West Vacation Rentals offers luxury historic vacation rental homes in Key West Florida. Well-trained vacation specialists will guide you through the important process of selecting just the right property for your stay. Whether your party is one of friends or family, or a group celebrating a special occasion, we are eager to help you find the ideal property among our exceptional selection of beautiful accommodations. Our staff is committed to offering a uniquely personal touch in helping plan ideal independent travel vacations. We are proud of our commitment to first-rate personal service and believe it sets us apart from the rest. We appreciate the fact that our guests are thrilled by the prospect of 'living as the locals do' in a delightful tropical setting - enjoying our climate and culture. Staying in a private home is truly the only way to experience a destination. For travelers seeking full-service accommodations, including housekeeping and chef services, we are able to offer a number of special services upon request.

Why Old Town, Key West, FL, USA:
Location, amenities, value, price

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Off-street parking for two vehicles is an added rare amenity. The location is walking distance to many downtown restaurants, pubs, galleries, shops, and night life. Only Six blocks away from Duval Street! Heated private pool with custom waterfall. Outdoor shower. Free concierge service with rental.

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Manager indicates their response time is: Within a few hours
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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