3 BR 2BA With Private Pool, Tiki Bar w/screened in porch/TV, 2 Kayaks/ Oceanside
Working and Living in Pennsylvania, We Loved the Idea of a Place of Our Own in the Florida Keys.....A Chance to Escape to Paradise, Whenever Possible, to Enjoy Fishing, Diving, And Snorkeling. A Place We Could Go Where Lobstering is a Winter Pastime!....We Designed This Home With Relaxation in Mind....Swimming Pool Surrounded by Tiki Bar~Grilling/ Patio Area....You Could Almost Live Outside! We Are Happy to Share Our Little Piece of Paradise With You.
Michelle purchased this House in 2013
Why Michelle chose Marathon
We Chose Marathon For Many Reasons...It's Central Location To all of The Keys, The Incredible Sombrero Beach. And Sombrero Reef and Lighthouse For The Best Diving and Snorkeling Experience. The Fishing Is Amazing....You Will Catch....Snapper, Grouper, and Mahi, Mahi. And Who Would Pass Up Catching Your Own Lobster, and Return to Enjoy a Fresh Lobster Dinner Off the Grill, Dining Poolside!
What makes this House unique
Marathon Offers A Huge Selection of Fabulous Restaurants....Something For Everyone, Whether You Are a Seafood Lover, Or Prefer Meat and Potatoes, Outdoor Dining Ocean Side Or Gulf Side, Or Indoor Dining in the Air Conditioning. We also have a Winn Dixie and Publix Grocery, If Grilling Out at Your Home, And Dining Poolside is Your Preference. We Offer Many Activities For Those Looking To Be Entertained.....And We Have The Laid Back Atmosphere At KeyZ Living For Those That Come Here To Unwind in Paradise!
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 9:30 AM
Outside only and must pick up butts
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Great first time to the Florida Keys!
We had a great time, the house was great and the outdoor living space was awesome with the pool, tiki bar, and canal! We had manatees that came right up to the dock on several different occasions. Definitely enjoyed the heated pool since it got a little chilly a couple days we were there. Michelle was great and very easy to get ahold of if we needed anything.
Great place 👍
Great house perfect location and I was so glad I was able to bring my little dogs along...THANK YOU MICHELLE 🙏
Great location and awesome outside area to hang out!
Overall everything was clean and a nice place to relax in a good location. Everything needed to cook, fish, and hang out was available. The only negative would be that we felt like the sheets, mattress pads, and towels could have been cleaner. Our bedroom sheets and comforter had what appeared to be dog hair on them and when we took them off to clean, the mattress pad was pretty dirty. We stripped all of the beds and cleaned everything.
These were the only things that we felt weren't clean. Washing them wasn't a big deal, we just assumed they would be cleaner. The outside amenities were great and had everything you need if you bring a boat. When we arrived music was playing and fresh lemon water was waiting, which was very thoughtful and a nice addition. Again, everything was great, the sheets were the only issue. I didn't mention to Michelle, the property manager, because it was easy enough to clean them but I am sure if I did she would have taken care of it.
One more thing, don't dare go in the neighbors driveway across the street. My teenage son was trying to park the boat trailer and was having a hard time and he went on her driveway with the truck, she came out waving her arms and screaming at us. Otherwise the other neighbors were very nice. Also, something to note, there is no grass on the property anywhere so if you are bringing a dog and they are stubborn like our dog, you will have to be patient to get them to "go" on the rocks or be willing to walk down to the church at the end of the street where I believe has the only grass in Marathon. Overall it was a good trip and the outside area in the back was great and really made it feel like a tropical vacation!!
We are happy to hear you had a wonderful time and overall a good trip. We can certainly say this review took us by surprise as we do ask all of our guests to let us know if they need anything during their stay or if they have problems WHILE they are visiting us so we can fix right away; You are correct, I would have come immediately to change all bedding. We do wash our sheets, towels, and bedding between all of our guests and the guests prior to you did have a pet, like your family did and they too told me their pet didn’t get on the beds or furniture. We do our best to get all pet hair out of the laundry and bedding but occasionally we may miss a hair or two, but we weren’t aware it was an issue until you wrote a review. Most laundry/bed pads are fairly new but no concern for our future guests as it was this particular review that has encouraged us to no longer be a pet friendly vacation home moving forward. In reference to your neighbor across the street, I too would be upset if I had someone driving all over my newly placed piping and landscaping in my yard and next to my driveway. The neighbor did call me concerned that her newly installed water pipes had been broken being driven on by your son. Most times it is important to review where you are driving and what you are driving ON prior to driving on someone else’s property, being aware of your surroundings is important and courteous to your neighbors. You did not tell me what happened, but the neighbor did, again, let us know while you are here and fortunately, none of her water pipes were broken. Some owners are conscientious to pick up their pet waste in the yards prior to departure and fortunately we picked up your pet waste prior to the next guests’ arrival so maybe your pet was able to do its business after all. We are so happy to hear that the rest of your stay was wonderful, that many new memories were made for all and that you had enjoyed the beautiful Marathon area and Florida Keys.
Beautiful home and property!
We were married in marathon key, the home was perfect to entertain both of our families. We all enjoyed our stay.
This was the most awesome place we have ever stayed. The location was wonderful and the house had everything we could possibly need and more. The property manager was great we did have manatees outside in the canal pretty much every morning. We caught more fish out of the canal then we did when we went fishing out on a boat! Loved how easy it was to paddle out in the Kayaks and how all that was included. If you are a fishing and fun family would definitely recommend this house. When we come back to the keys we will rent this house again and again. Super close to key west and all other islands since right in the middle. Couldn't have asked for a better stay. The only reason we rated a 4 for check in was because when we showed up to check in there were a bunch of workers sawing in the bathroom and replacing a pipe that was leaking. But other then that the lemon water was a nice touch since it was so hot. Will be back!!!
Great fishing and diving in Marathon
We had a fantastic stay at this house. The house is really great, kid and adult friendly. My daughter loved the pool, my husband loved that he could catch tarpon and snapper right off the dock. The rooms are very nice and comfortable. The canal is deep and enough dock space for 2, offshore boats. We went diving at a few reefs and the lighthouse, it was beautiful. We found lobster on the flats and the guys did great fishing. Theres a fish cleaning table and a bait freezer downstairs and they were very impressed with that.
Seriously this placs is ideal. You're 3 minutes from publix, less than 10 minutes to the boat ramp, on a good day you can make it to the lighthouse in 30min. The downstairs tiki bar is really great. The kids can swim and the adults can watch from the dock or bar. Loved the entire trip and will hopefully be back next year!
Located in the Heart of the Florida Keys.....Centrally Located Halfway Between Key Largo...and Key West. Stay in Marathon, Home of the Famous Sombrero Beach and Lighthouse. Enjoy Swimming~Snorkeling~Diving~ and Fishing. Visit the Amazing Turtle Hospital, Or Swim With the Dolphins at The Dolphin Research Center. Take a Walk out on the Old 7 Mile Bridge.. See Incredible Marine Life ..and Witness One of the Many Spectacular Sunsets The Florida Keys are Known For! If You Decide to Take a Day Trip to Key West....The Scenic Drive From Marathon to Key West Over the 7 Mile Bridge, and Through Big Pine Key, Home to the Key Deer.....Will be on of the Many Highlights of Your Day!!! Then After a Full Day, Return to Your Private Pool, And Tiki Bar to Relax......Keys Style!