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Watch The Sunsets,Privacy,Fish off the dock, 1st home on the point,wifi,gated

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
28 nights

Description

Key Largo House Rental Photos and Description

Watch the sunset everyday,We are on the point!

The views are spectacular. Our 2 bedroom and 1.5 bath home sits on Black Water Sound on a point lot .We are the first home on the point.Fish right from the dock day and night or barbeque. All day you can watch the boats and jetskis go by. You can even see a dolphin and manatee. We have on the bayside a small dock and an 80 foot dock on the canal for your boat or jetski. Check calendar if available, perfect for weekend fishing tournaments. There is a dock to fish from or you can step right out on the bay for a swim or go snorkeling. There is easy access to the best diving/snorkeling in the continental USA. Fine or casual dining is all nearby. The house was updated in 2000 with an a very large family room and waterfront views . Sit on the deck and enjoy the show of a beautiful sunset with your loved one. There is no place like the Florida Keys, come and enjoy. We have full size washer and dryer,cable,internet and 2 kayaks.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Kevin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Kevin

Kevin and Pat have been coming to the Florida Keys for years enjoying the fishing especially catching mahi mahi aka dolphin, snorkeling and all around beauty. We were very lucky to find this great house on the point that will provide us many memories to come. We would like to share it with you.

Kevin purchased this house in 2013

Why Kevin chose Key Largo Area

This property was just purchased in December 2013. These are the most sought after point lots that have direct views of the sunset. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and we hope to share with our visitors.

What makes this house unique

Direct Sunset views and 125 foot on the canal,too. This home is not way back, it is right on the bay. Just let me know, I can send more sunset pics.We have Kayaks and no neighbors on our bayside, the lot is vacant,complete privacy. All the views point west to the sunset. Very open floor plan.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We very much enjoyed our stay at Kevin's property! Got to have him over for lunch and he also took us fishing on his boat (caught bally hoo and mangrove snappers). Plenty of wildlife to enjoy including starfish, jellyfish, iguanas, geckos, and various fish (we caught a nurse shark from the dock-we let it go). The home has kayaks, some snorkeling gear, fish cleaning station, the latest and greatest electronics, and is located near plenty of attractions in Key Largo. We also enjoyed the enclosed patio and the gas BBQ grill. Will rent from Kevin in the future.
Jan 2015
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Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Watch The Sunsets,Privacy,Fish off the dock, 1st home on the point,wifi,gated
average rating of 4.2222223 based on 12 reviews
4

You CANNOT beat this view!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this home for one week and loved it! There looks to have been many improvements to this house to update appliances, bathroom, and bedrooms, which were all nicely done--there are a few things that need electrical improvement, but nothing terrible. In a previous review I read that the floors were not level, and I did find this to be true, but not to the extent where I ever felt unsafe, or it bothered me. It was perfectly fine, in my opinion. The only thing I would have changed would be the shower. The bathroom has been updated, but the old shower remains. Cosmetically it is fine, but I did not like how it felt like it could break in half at any moment--I know it wouldn't, but this is what I felt like. But the view.... THE VIEW! You are not going to find another sunset view like the one offered here. We even drove to Key West one day, and I honestly preferred the view from the peaceful back deck of this house to the one in Key West. Like the other reviewers, we also saw many marine life, iguanas, and chickens every day, and used the kayaks to venture out. I even fished from the kayak one day and caught quite a few fish. If you are looking for a peaceful place to relax and enjoy nature, this is the place for you. And it is just a short drive to Key West. We drove there that morning, spent the day, and drove back that night, and it wasn't a bad trip at all. Lastly, Kevin was great to work with! He sent us texts early in the day on our arrival day to tell us we could check in early if we wanted to, and when we got there we were having issues with the door (user error on our part, not the door's fault) and he answered his phone right away to assist.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our prior guest just stated: "This is by far the best VRBO rental experience we have had." Another website I have 16 great reviews. The home is already rented for peak season from Jan 1 to March 31st, 2016 ,too. This home was booked a year in advance.This shows that the home is popular and reasonably priced. This home was updated with a super large 60 inch and two 42 inch HDTV Smart and internet connected televisions. Even the internet is top speed. We added a stainless steel side by side fridge with icemaker and all new furniture in the home.I have a full size washer and dryer and central air conditioning. We have an 80 foot dock for your boat and a bay view dock. The price is one of the most reasonable for a sunset view home.Of course we understand the home is not perfect. There are many homes on VRBO for you. A traveler has to weigh the costs versus the location. Some places are really modern but are not on the bayfront. Some homes are on the bay front but the prices are very high. A home like ours offers one of the best prices and the greatest locations with the best sunsets you will find. You can bring your boat and fish right off the dock.
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Bradenton, FL
5

Breathtaking Location in Key Largo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our 2 middle-school aged sons, spent a wonderful 5 days in Key Largo at this house. The location is spectacular - the house is right on the bay in Sexton Cove and running along one side of the house is a canal. We saw manatees swim by along the seawall every day. Our sons fished off of the dock and caught many, many fish, from catfish, snapper, barracuda and even small sharks! They were thrilled with the fishing and my husband and I relaxed on the dock, and on the screened porch while the kids spent hours fishing. The location is perfect for sunsets and the water is so clear that we could see the fish going by: parrotfish, rays and even a spiny lobster! Honestly, we had little reason to leave the house - the kayaks that are provided were great for exploring the cove and canal and the house is equipped with great TVs and lots of spots to lounge with a book (or nap) during the hottest part of the day. We were delighted by the roosters that roam the neighborhood and the large green iguana that would walk along the dock. This is by far the best VRBO rental experience we have had. We had a few questions for the owner and he responded immediately and graciously. We will definitely be booking this rental house again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Needs Electrical Update

  • 1 of 5

This property has a million dollar view, great big screen TVs. The rest was the terrible. The electrical system was unsafe. Owner told me an electrician told him to bulldoze the place.

The outside light had three wires taped and spliced together and plugged into what seems to be a gfi plug that was duct taped to the outside of the home.

The air conditioner/heater (yes there is heat now) was repaired while I was there. I had to reset the breaker three times in a week. The electrical box for the air conditioner was replaced because it was melting. It was nailed to the side door railing (outside). A new thermostat was installed because the old on did not work with the unit and after it was replaced we also had heat. Your welcome Kevin.

The Fan/Light combo in the screened in deck was also taped and spliced together and plug into an outlet inside the washer dryer closet that was on the deck.

One of the switches in the main breaker panel was permanently tripped. I do not know what that controlled

Other orange/yellow extension cords under the place left me wondering what else was going on?

I am not an electrician but I wonder if Monroe county knows this is a rental.

There was not a level floor in the place. Felt like you could fall through the master bedroom floor.

The two kayak seats were both broken.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our home always gets great reviews. We are an owner/manager and we respond to any problems right away.Guests come to watch the beautiful sunsets as we are on the point. The sunsets are spectacular. Many guests have sent me great pictures of them.Guests even fish off the dock as we are located right on the bay. The guest even showed me the mangrove snapper he had caught. He even told me of the thousands of pics they got of the manatee in the canal. He said the manatees might have been mating right under our 100 foot seawall. The home is an older home, half trailer and half CBS construction. A new roof was installed in 1999. We bought 3 new Smart or internet connected TV's , from 42 inch to 60 inch, with the best internet services. And we bought all new furniture and toilets .We have a full size washer and dryer and bought a brand new fridge with an icemaker. Once we were told about the central heater not working we had this fixed by an air conditioner company . The repairman also replaced the faulty circuit breaker. Sometimes these things break and you have no control over this as things do break from time to time. The outside outlet has a streetlight plugged in for the guests to use the dock at night. It appeared that some electrical tape was placed on the top of the outlet and not removed. The guest could not find the remote control for the ceiling light/fan on the porch. A simple call and I could have solved this. I am always available.Regarding the circuit breaker box, this appears to have been updated by the previous owner. Everything is working in the home. The previous owner had used extension cords around the outside of the home. These have been removed and even the old cable dish was removed from the roof. I even offered to take the guest bay fishing but he did not accept. Here is the email : Hello Dave & Michele,I wanted to check and see how things were going with the home? I am down this weekend and might pick up the tree limbs. Have you been able to fish any?I was going to try to do some bay fishing today,Friday. If we go out ,might be around noon. If you want to come just let me know?I just have to go get drinks,ice,gas,shrimp and two chum blocks before I go. Thanks, Kevin .As I said ,we fix anything right away.We refunded the cleaning fee due to their complaints (I never had one complaint before) and the security deposit. Our home is the best priced waterfront home on the point in Key Largo. Just look at our other great reviews.
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Panama City Beach, Fl
4

Very Relaxing Vacation

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed for a week in November just to get away and relax. The location was superb with great views. I enjoyed going out on the kayaks in the mornings. The water was a bit cool at this time of year, but I did manage a short snorkeling excursion off the dock. It was really nice to be able to fish right out the back door, even though not much action, again because of the time of year (did catch one good size mangrove snapper). The interior was clean and comfortable and big screen TVs made evening movie watching even better. Kevin was extremely helpful in resolving a couple of issues with the a/c and also graciously mailed back to us some things we forgot. We had the relaxing getaway we were looking for and will definitely consider a return visit during warmer months.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I chose this home for a week of diving and fishing and it was just right. In a quiet location but close to everything we needed - dive centres, grocery stores and easy access to the Everglades and lower keys.

The views were just as described and wildlife viewing was captivating. We saw dolphin and many many manatee right off the deck as well as rays etc swimming past. Also had a resident iguana in one of the palm trees and had visits from the local chickens!!

It was great to have the kayaks and to be able to paddle into the bay, up to the mangroves or up and down the canals. One morning when we were out for a paddle we got up close and personal with about 4 manatee who were sunbathing on the top of the water!!

Fishing was good off the deck and I did swim a couple of times from there too.

The home was very comfortable and although we spent most of our time outside it was good to have the lanai on the couple of rainy occasions. We do not spend time eating out and I had everything I needed to prepare our meals etc.

We had a fantastic week here and hope to return before too long.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Jersey
5

Great Key Largo Location

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our stay at this fantastic location. The home has an awesome waterfront on 2 sides of the property. Wonderful sunsets can be viewed from the screened porch or the outside patio right on Blackwater Sound. On our first full day at the property, we saw a manatee cow and her calf in the canal, a once in a lifetime surprise for us, and still talked about to anyone who will listen by my 4 year old.We enjoyed snorkelling right from the property and the kayaks were a BIG plus. We went out on them a few times, enjoying the easy navigating on the sound across to Stillwright point about 15 minutes away by kayak. The owner, Kevin, was very helpful and cooperative with us with our very late arrival due to a delay in our flight and the house was in tip top shape, very clean and well appointed, no surprises for us, his weary guests.The property is very close to a supermarket that had some great organic selections. We had breakfast nearby at the hideout on transylvania ave and loved the friendly staff. There is a little community waterpark close by that our little one loved. We also loved The Fish House and the Buzzard's Roost. Fantastic food and drink are both very close to this property. Just an FYI, we HATED the beach at Pennekamp Park, skip it if you are expecting sand, its the most purgatorial beach experience we ever had to endure. If we come to Key Largo again in the future, we hope this property will be available, it was such a true blue Keys experience! Thanks Kevin!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Miami International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Gibert's Resort Key Largo
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Key Largo Princess Glass Bottom boat
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Ocean Reef Yacht Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US1/ Overseas highway
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Mac's Kitchen Key Largo
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
John Pennecamp Coral Reef State Park
Car: recommended

Visit John Pennecamp park closeby. There is even a zoo and Nascar racetrack in Homestead Florida

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Rates & Availability

Key Largo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
December 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
28 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Peak Season 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
28 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Feb to May 2017
Feb 1 2017 - May 31 2017
28 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
28 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Pet Fee each $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.0%

Must be 25 minimum age to reserve. Holiday rates are higher.No Spring Breakers.Refundable security deposit is $300 monthly.Add $100 per pet . Holidays or special events add $500



Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Key Largo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • All new bedroom sets with new matresses
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have made a list of some places you might enjoy visiting. -Gilberts Resort (305)451-1133 Food, music,boat docking and a small beach. I have often seen dolphin swimming off the beach. -Pilot House Restaurant (305)451-3142 Good food and it has a glass bottom bar thats cool to see. -Robbies Marina (305)664-8498 This place is in Islamorada but its worth the trip. Food fishing and snorkeling trips. -Theater of the Sea (305) 664-2431 great place to spend the day. Lots of excellent shows. -Everglades Alligator Farm(305)247-2628 This is in Homestead Florida but it is a must see. Lots of great shows. -John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (305)451-6300 This park is very close buy and has alot to offer. The addmission is $4.00 to the park. You can also book Scuba tours, Snorkeling trips, Rental boats and Glass bottom boat tours here. - There are many supermarkets and stores close buy. The Publix and Winn dixie has a Redbox video rental you can watch on the 60in HDTV!

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