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Come and Experience 'The Writer's Retreat'

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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Ernest Hemingway and Jimmy Buffet memorabilia surround you in what's called 'The Writer's Retreat'.
This Completely Renovated (July 2013) two bedroom, one bath condo with bleached grey hardwood flooring throughout is highlighted by a massive 65 inch Plasma TV loaded with thousands of movies at your fingertips. Relax on the designer furniture while enjoying the full collection of Hemingway's books or lose yourself in The Master Bedroom retreat which has been luxuriously decorated with 1000 thread count bedding on the Romantic Canopy Bed with French doors leading out to a spacious rear patio overlooking the pool.
The guest bedroom has two twin upgraded pillow top beds that can be converted to a King bed to accommodate a family or two couples. The King is stocked with a very thick down padding and luxurious linens for maximum comfort. Enjoy the songs of Buffet as the guest bedroom is decorated in the song writer's theme with framed sheet music.
The 1950'2 themed state of the art kitchen has been equipped with an imported European SMEG Fridge and all new Stainless Appliances.
The art deco themed bathroom has been completely remodeled as well.
The front Family room area has a brand new queen sleeper sofa bed with a down bedding pad and down bedding for extra sleeping space. All pillows and bedding are down and of high quality for your comfort.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Guest room has two twin beds for children or can be converted to King for adults...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Upstairs unit with stairs leading up to living area...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Master Bedroom is beautifully furnished with Brand New Designer Canopy Bed and Mirrored side table with top of the line down bedding and 1000 thread count linens....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • very hip art deco black and white styled bath with new shower enclosure over the tub. Spacious mirrored medicine cabinet and vanity offer space for all your toiletries. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Complete Collection of Ernest Hemingway Books in family room book shelf for your reading enjoyment....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Brand New 65 Inch Plasma is loaded with music apps and Pandora for music...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Top of the Line 65 Inch Plasma TV with several Apps loaded for special programming...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Thousands of movies are available via Netflix which is available to guests...moreless

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The Guard Gate of The Ship Yard Units is off of Southard Street and is very close to the heart of Downtown. A ten minute walk to Ernest Hemingway's home....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The Truman Annex Development is very close to the Harbor in Key West's Downtown and Mallory Square is walking distance...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

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

    WiFi Available...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Designer furnished living area with Queen sofa sleeper...moreless

  • Parking:

    Assigned parking spot directly in front of unit....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Brand New Stainless washer...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen stocked with all brand new flatware, dishes and essentials....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    TOP OF THE LINE IMPORTED SMEG RETRO FRIDGE...moreless

  • Stove:

    Brand New Stainless Stove and Oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Spacious lawns and gardens throughout the Truman Annex Property...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Right outside the unit is the pool area....moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$220
$1,395 $5,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $125 + tax
  • Damage Waiver Fee $49 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Notes:

20% Premium for Holiday weeks

NO EXTRA CHARGES FOR UTILITIES


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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Location

Toast to the Sunset at Mallory Square which is a short walk from the Truman Annex.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: This home is managed by Simplicity Vacation Property Management. The home is owned by a family that loves to vacation in warm spots and has enjoyed Key West for many years. They loved the VRBO approach, but strive to offer a personable experience to our guests. In furtherance of this belief, they took great strides to decorate the home in such a way as to make it part of the total vacation experience. They hope when looking back on your vacation, the house will feature prominently in your memories and live on in spirit.

Why Truman Annex, Key West, FL, USA:
This property is a smaller property, but is located in the nicest area of Key West. We believe you will find it has been decorated impeccably and is designed with vacationers in mind with the installation of items such as closet organizers to avoid crowding the rooms with unnecessary furniture. It is a clean and above all else fun place to stay as a family or as a couple's get away.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our unit has a parking spot right in front of the front door and the back of our unit overlooks the pool area which is a gorgeous view. When comparing units available we found this particular unit to have a superior location within Shipyard as several overlook a parking lot or are in view of other unit's yards.


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Photos

  • Come and Experience 'The Writer's Retreat'

    Come and Experience 'The Writer's Retreat'

  • Separate Guard Gate into the Shipyard condo area

    Separate Guard Gate into the Shipyard condo area

  • Entering through the first floor door takes you up to the second floor unit

    Entering through the first floor door takes you up to the second floor unit

  • The Family and Dining Areas of the Unit

    The Family and Dining Areas of the Unit

  • spacious dining table for eating or working with a lap top. Wifi included.

    spacious dining table for eating or working with a lap top. Wifi included.

  • Very Hip Art Deco Flooring and new tub enclosure and toilet

    Very Hip Art Deco Flooring and new tub enclosure and toilet

  • Imported SMEG Fridge and patio just outside for morning coffee and reading

    Imported SMEG Fridge and patio just outside for morning coffee and reading

  • Relaxing and Romantic Master Bedroom with Enormous Queen Canopy Bed

    Relaxing and Romantic Master Bedroom with Enormous Queen Canopy Bed

  • custom closet organizers in both bedrooms offer plenty of space in both rooms

    custom closet organizers in both bedrooms offer plenty of space in both rooms

  • Front patio for morning relaxation.

    Front patio for morning relaxation.

  • just outside back are beautiful walking paths throughout the complex

    just outside back are beautiful walking paths throughout the complex

  • Heated year round spacious swimming pool

    Heated year round spacious swimming pool

  • Shipyard Condominiums are located within the Guard Gated Truman Annex Property

    Shipyard Condominiums are located within the Guard Gated Truman Annex Property

  • Front of the home with very close parking available

    Front of the home with very close parking available

  • Beautiful wainscoating throughout the unit begins the minute you arrive.

    Beautiful wainscoating throughout the unit begins the minute you arrive.

  • A Collection of Ernest Hemingway's photos greets you upon entering

    A Collection of Ernest Hemingway's photos greets you upon entering

  • Carera Marble topped new vanity with spacious mirrored medicine cabinet

    Carera Marble topped new vanity with spacious mirrored medicine cabinet

  • Amazing Kitchen with all the top of the line amenities

    Amazing Kitchen with all the top of the line amenities

  • Guest Bedroom with two twin beds or King option available. Buffet music motif

    Guest Bedroom with two twin beds or King option available. Buffet music motif

  • Beautiful views from the french doors in the master

    Beautiful views from the french doors in the master

  • spacious rear patio for enjoyment of the outdoors

    spacious rear patio for enjoyment of the outdoors

  • View of the property and pool from family and master bedrooms.

    View of the property and pool from family and master bedrooms.

  • The Pool area just behind the unit is a very short walk

    The Pool area just behind the unit is a very short walk

  • Plenty of chairs for reading by the pool.

    Plenty of chairs for reading by the pool.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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