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Quiet, With Amazing Private View PICTURES ARE CURRENT

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Detached Single Family Home; 3 Bedrooms , 1Baths (Sleeps 6)

This classic 'Keys' home is located in a very quite established neighborhood. We have made all of our hurricane repairs, and the pictures are as of 3-15-18 There are no mobile homes, vacant lots, or trash of any kind anywhere near the home. Hide Away Cove is Conveniently located in the middle of Marathon for quick and easy access to many shops, restaurants and attractions.

The house is a Three Bedroom and sleeps 5 with sleeper sofa in a smaller 3rd bedroom. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you will need to cook your sunset evening meals.

There is a patio overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, with a barbeque grill, and plenty of seating for a crowd. Relax in the hot tub as you watch the boats sail by wondering which islands they are destined for.

Dock your Flats boat out your back door.

The water is shallow at low tide, which is very common in the keys, the dock is not suitable for boats other than a flats.

If you have any questions just hit the email manager button, enter your dates that you are looking for and it will be sent directly to me.

More Details

Mike or Patti Rhine
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Mike or Patti Rhine

My husband and I fell in love with the Keys while visiting from Decatur Texas, in 2010. We looked for the perfect vacation home for our family for nearly a year. Marathon is a great community, with wonderful friendly people. We love the fishing! or should I say 'catching' Our dream is to make it a full time home someday.

Mike or Patti Rhine purchased this house in 2013

Why Mike or Patti Rhine chose Marathon

We just purchased this delightful 2nd home in August of 2013. We looked for a home that was not just private but with the perfect ocean front view as well. Simple yet very comfortable, Hide Away Cove is one you will be sure to return to. Tucked away in a very quiet safe Marathon neighborhood, you can walk or ride your bike to he local markets or restaurants. The beautiful and famous Sombrero Beach is just minutes away. We love the home for the perfect ocean view, never late afternoon sun in our windows, yet a beautiful sunset off to the right. Located in the middle of Marathon Key so you can be at any local destination in just minutes. The perfect location, and the perfect house for the Rhine family!

What makes this house unique

Easy access to activities in just minutes.

Beautiful view of The Atlantic ocean

Great central location in Marathon


Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Also has an out door shower on back side of house.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Full size bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Some of the best salt water and flats fishing in the US. Year round. Lobster season and stone crab season.


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average rating of 4.826923 based on 52 reviews

Nice ocean view

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this house for a week while we explored the keys. It is nicely located for day trips to any of the keys. The ocean view is very nice and makes it feel very private.

The only reason I am giving it only 4 stars is because the third bedroom was locked during our stay so we couldn't use it. We didn't even realize it was a bedroom until we were leaving and the cleaning people noticed it was locked and shouldn't have been. I email Mike and Pattie when we got home about this and received a cordial response, but no compensation. To be fair, I didn't ask for one, but an offer of a small compensation would have been nice.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise in the Florida Keys

  • 5 of 5

My wife Elaine and I have been to the keys several times always staying at resorts. This time we decided to look for a cozy beach front house and honestly can't believe what we found. At the end of 68th st. you will find yourself completely private with a well maintained and appointed house with loungers, your own dock, mangroves on each side of the property. The house has numerous windows with incredible views. The interior is beach style and seems brand new. We can't say enough, the wild life both on land and in the cay amazing. Iguanas, sea birds of all types, horse shoe crabs, little barracuda. Rent a kayak and enjoy the shallow calm water, take your fishing pole, grab some shrimps or fresh ballyhoo and cast to the poles. Hooked several small tarpon, sharks, cudas. Great fun.

Thanks for making this if not the best one of my best trips ever, we hope to come back!!!

If you want to catch 100lb + tarpon call Bahia Honda Tarpon fishing at 239-331-9797, Jeff, Kevin, and all of their guides are top shelf and work hard for your success.

Richard and Elaine Wagner

Carlsbad, Ca

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful setting

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house with a super view. Very private and secluded at the end of the street. House is nicely furnished with a well appointed kitchen.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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The "KEYs" to relaxation are a click away

  • 5 of 5

Mike and Patti... loved the location and the home. Its private and quite expansive. We enjoyed ourselves and this was a much needed vacation and well worth the 1500 mile drive. As you both are aware of her circumstances, its been pretty stressful over the past few years. Your home is easy to navigate and with her disabilities, she was able to get up and join me outside whenever she felt the desire to sit or walk the compound with the assist of "Verne." LOL I enjoyed "my place" overlooking the ocean for my morning coffee and the occasional siesta. The home is well appointed and area very quiet. We will be see you soon enough for the next visit. And special thanks to George/Nancy for their hospitality. Great people and soooo friendly. Semper Fi. George and Glenda

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Location, Private, Clean, and an abundance of space inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

Our family truly enjoyed our week in Marathon, FL. This home sits in it's own little world with a very private setting and an abundance of space inside and out. Privacy in the Keys can be hard to come by, especially on the ocean. It's also helpful that the home is very close to the grocery stores and many restaurants. Our children spent HOURS trying (and failing!!) to capture the little lizards and we spent lots of time relaxing in front of the ocean. The pictures really do not do it justice. The inside of the home is spacious and there's plenty of entertaining room and a large kitchen. Note: in order to get to one of the bedrooms you have to walk through another bedroom. It wasn't any problem for us but if you had a family member that required more privacy, that would be something to note. Our children are 8 and 6 and we have vacationed in Marathon three years in a row. This was our first stay at this home and we would definitely come back. Family activities in the Keys we enjoy: exploring the state parks; in particular, Bai Honda (lovely beach area) and Long Key (great for exploring), and Curry Hammock is nice and small. Sombrero Beach has huge play equipment and a beautiful beach. The Dolphin Research Center is quaint and wonderful and informative as is the Turtle Hospital. In Islamorada, Theater of the Sea is another great day trip. Restaurants we eat at over and over are Herbies, Seven Mile Grill, Castaways, Tarpon Creek, and Burdines.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two weeks at the house! It's a great private location and a beautiful view of the ocean. The house has everything you need. Grocery store and drug store just a short distance away. We cooked most of our meals at the house and had all cookware and dishes we needed. Enjoyed happy hour at Sparks's and at sunset Grill. Sombrero beach is just a short drive. We rented kayaks for a week and they were brought right to the house. Turtle hospital is a fun thing to do, and drive to key west is enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Key West
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tiki Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Sombrero Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: not necessary

Our home is located at the very end of a short quiet residential road. Very private and quiet. Hop on a bike and ride to many places in town. Very centrally located, restaurants, beaches, shopping all within bicycle distance. Bicycles can be rented for 10.00 per day, at many local shops.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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