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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights


About the property

Little Torch Paradise, 3 BR, 2 Bath, Sleeps 6

This beautiful new 3 BR 2 Bath home situated in the middle lower keys boasts a perfect location on a deep water boating canal, minutes away from open water ocean side or gulf! Perfect for sunrise or sunset days by the pool and tropical yard make for a memorable vacation. The pool also has a heater for chilly nights or a chiller to cool off after a long day in the sun. A huge screened room with hammocks and lounging or entertaining give added space to stretch out in the comfort of the shade. The upstairs screened deck is perfect for coffee or cocktails with enough room to seat 8 for dinner. Grilling your own catch of the day at home or available at nearby restaurants is an added convenience.

Other attractions include 30 Min from historic Key West, Bahia Honda State Park only 7 miles away, the most beautiful and largest beach in all of the keys. A 20min boat ride away from Content Key, the best bone fishing and permit fishing in the florida keys. Spearfishing and lobstering spots are also minutes away. You will never run out of things to explore, see and do. Five minutes to local restaurants, music, gas and grocery stores make this home a perfect selection for your next getaway!

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Greg Bland
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Greg Bland

My wife and I are retired and enjoying Life and Travel. We call Little Torch Key one of our 3 homes, including Winter Park Colorado and Panama Central America! We Love all that the FL keys has to offer that is unique from our other homes. The relaxed attitude and salty air call us back. Boating, fishing and diving the clear and colorful water is like nothing else. The constant warm weather year round makes this a favorite for every season. Our 3 children love and long for time here when they aren't in school, working or one overseas serving in the USAF. We welcome the opportunity to share this piece of heaven on earth with you!

Greg Bland purchased this house in 2013

Why Greg Bland chose Lower Keys Area

We love calling the keys vacation and home! We have visited the keys for many years while living in Ft Lauderdale and finally decided to retire to this slice of heaven on earth! Boasting the fishing capitol of the world and amazing weather year round make this the perfect playground for a vacation or a season. Situated in the middle of the lower keys accessible to Marathon, the largest of the islands, and Key West, the most popular destination each only 30 min away. We have gone the extra mile to make this home All that we expect when we are here as well as for our guests. It's modern island decor is relaxing and inviting leaving a lasting impression of your stay.

What makes this house unique

Convenience and Location!! Deep water canal and 50 foot concrete dock, floating jet ski dock for watercraft or kayaks, quick 5 min to open water, ocean or gulf. Beach 7 miles, restaurants, grocery, gas, marina, boat ramp within minutes from door!


Summerland Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large Outside private shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedoom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom with TV and on suite Master Bath and walk in closet
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Available bait freezer for use


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Jacksonville, Florida


  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect house to experience all that the keys have to offer. The house is within a short boat ride of various reefs and popular local hangouts such as Picnic Island and Kiki's Bar and Grill. Grocery stores and dive shops are also very close. The only time we needed a car was for a 40 minute drive to key west. The house itself adequately equipped with everything you would need. It says that the house sleeps 6 but that doesn't take into account all of the couches and futons that we ended up passing out on after long days on the water. Overall, I don't think there is a better place to call home for a week or 52. P.s. The owners mentioned that they are putting a pool in the backyard. My 6 friends and I can't wait to come back next year!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My Happy Place!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year in this beautiful rental. The house was even better this year - it felt like we were coming home. The kitchen was even better equipped than last year with all the utensils, pots, pans and serving pieces that you could ever wish for. I hosted a dinner party for 8 friends with ease and grace. The downstairs screened room boasted a new bar which we utilized quite frequently, as we sat out gazing at the palm trees and water. Last year, I commented that ceiling fans would be nice and this year,they were in place. Not only were there ceiling fans on both the screened porch and screened room, but all bedrooms and the living area had new ceiling fans! Additionally, the owner added more drawer space in the master bedroom closet, which is HUGE. The neighborhood is extremely quiet, which is a bonus on those nights that you sit by the fire pit star-gazing. Only 30 minutes into Key West, but we found so many nice "joints" and restaurants in the Lower Keys, that we had very little need to go into the "city". There are 2 kayaks on the property, but we usually bring our own. Easy access to the Channel from the canal. The owner is a gem to work with. We are hoping to bring our own boat next year! I can't say enough good things about this Little Torch Treasure.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orinda california

The perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

This home is located half way between Marathon and Key West on a canal with access to the gulf. What we liked most about returning here every night was the peace and quite of the neighborhood. We were 4 Adults and one three year old. The locks on the screen doors keep our minds at ease about our grandsons access to the water without one of us. The home has a wonderful porch upstairs and that is where we put the Christmas tree. The home was just like the pictures and actually better As a former picky New Yorker that says a lot. The downstairs playroom provides a place to get away from the tv etc from the upstairs great room. And the owner is the husband we all want send him an email question and it seems like minutes and the answer is back. Great house. Great location. Felt very safe. Loved the kayaks and the canal

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great place!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I escaped the cold northeast for a month's stay at this wonderful cottage. While not large, it has everything you need for a wonderful stay. As a matter of fact, we had friends who came to stay, and we had plenty of room for 6 of us for a week! The home is beautifully decorated with a modern twist. The kitchen has absolutely everything you would need to make a gourmet meal. The beds in every bedroom were extremely comfortable and the master bedroom, bathroom, and closet are well-organized and spacious. There is a great screened porch right off the living room with 2 extremely comfortable Adirondack-style rockers, where we enjoyed our coffee most mornings while watching the sun come up over the trees. Downstairs, you will find another spacious screened area that has another table and chairs, as well as an outdoor sectional - a wonderful place to spend a sunny afternoon. There is also a fire pit in the backyard with chairs for 5 - nice to light on a cool evening. Easy access to the bayou is provided by a ladder and we enjoyed many days out on the water in our own kayaks (although there is one kayak provided by the owner, which we did not use). Great restaurants nearby; quiet neighborhood; grocery; easy access to KW. In addition to all the great amenities, the owner is a delight to work with - addressed concerns quickly, and also gave us the names of nearby neighbors! The only thing we would have liked was to have ceiling fans on the screened porches!! However, that has not deterred us at all from renting it again next year! I hesitated to actually write this review, as I would like to keep this little gem to ourselves - lol! At any rate, you will not be disappointed if you get into this little piece of paradise!!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the comments, I am very happy to have you visit our Little Torch Treasure. You are welcome back anytime.
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Saint augustine

Killer keys place

  • 5 of 5

First class rental with all the amenities and comfort of the lower keys. Wife and I had memories we still smile about. kW is a short throw but little need to go there more than once Spacious house well appointed and artfully done. Owners are user friendly and ez all the way around. We will be back ! Great place for girls getaway/ boys getaway/quality family time with access to both waters.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Key West Air Port
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
28 Miles
Key West
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A1A Overseas Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Bahia Honda State Park
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Summerland Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Lobster Season 2017
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 31 2017
28 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250
Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.5%

Security Deposit $1000 Fully Refundable within 10 days after departure.
Cleaning fee of $250.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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