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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,080 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights


About the property

1,000 Sqft,2 bedroom,2bath(both en suite) Split bedrooms,Recently renovated.

Check out the new "Duval Loop" that ferries you around Old Town for free and is located at the corner of this homes block!!!!Map is included in pictures. Hemmingway House, Lighthouse, Butterfly World, Southern Most Point, Conch Tour Train, Beach, Galleries & Restaurants are all located within a 5 minute stroll or less.

The Sunset Retreat can be found nestled beneath a Spanish lime tree in a prime location, . This old home has the appearance of a sea captain's landlocked sanctuary and is just waiting for you to come aboard! Whether it be vacation,business(hopefully not),or a jumping off point for relocation to our slice of happiness, this property will give you a feeling for the colorful and sweet nature of the Key West lifestyle as well as the local residents(Conchs by nickname).

After parking you car in your dedicated spot, it's time to start your journey down the brick path,beyond a locked gate, to your new haven. The Sunset Retreat boasts two bedrooms with baths en suite. Up a quaint spiral staircase, the master bedroom can be found with a second well-appointed bedroom located on the main floor. Each Bedroom has large closets,queen beds,25 inch TVs, and charming island decor. The fully-equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher and washer/dryer in an adjoining closet. The cozy living area has a queen pull-out couch and a forty inch flat screen tv. There is a patio located the rear with bbq and conversation space for chatting the night away. Outside of this property's stellar location, I would have to say I was intent on keeping affordability in mind so the average traveler or extended corporate guest could have a great spot to lay their head and have the opportunity for the experience that is Key West.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Cliff

I came to Key West 9yrs ago to love what I do and love where I live. I restore these old homes and protect the history that they contain. It's not the worst thing to see palm trees out your window when you wake up in the morning.

Cliff purchased this house in 2010

Why Cliff chose Uptown/Upper Duval

I'm an owner that cares about your happiness.

What makes this house unique

Located near to everything but quiet for a good nights sleep.


Uptown/Upper Duval House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms are normal in size with space to get ready. They are not the odd small bathrooms you come across sometimes in Key West.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Please see photos for accurate dimensions for each bedroom.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.861111 based on 36 reviews

The perfect little getaway

  • 5 of 5

We’re returning guests who don’t want to leave! Julia’s Retreat is in the perfect location. Close enough to the action but in a nice quiet neighborhood. The rental comes with everything you could need so you just show up ready to enjoy. We love having the private outside patio area. Perfect for coffee in the morning and cocktails in the evening! Plus, the owner Cliff is always quick to answer any questions we’ve ever had. Awesome place!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central location right off Duval

  • 5 of 5

Owner was a great pleasure to work with. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway! Walking distance to everything! Plus parking!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this location for a month over the summer. It's a great spot tucked away on a quiet street. The neighbors are friendly, and I felt completely safe staying there with my son. You have your own parking space directly in front of the house. I drive a large SUV and had no issues with parking. The entrance is through the side gate, which you must have the key. The downstairs has a kitchen, sitting area, laundry and a nice sized bedroom with a full bath and large closet. Going upstairs you have another large bedroom with a large closet and full bath. You're walking distance to southernmost beach just a few blocks away. Everything in key west is pretty close so you can really walk everywhere! Its right off duval street, there's a great smoothie place across the street and a ton of great restaurants nearby! You also have your own private patio out back with a large grill to enjoy an evening at home. I had no issues with the unit so didn't need to reach out to the owner, but when I did contact preparing my trip, he responded in a flash! I definitely recommend this location. Why stay in a hotel when you can be in and out of your own private spot? It was affordable, and spacious for my family! We had a wonderful summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What are you waiting for? Book this property! It's so great!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property is fantastic. It's spacious, well designed, and in such a great location. There are so many restaurants nearby, Duval street couldn't be any closer, and the accommodations are perfect. The homeowner is so quick to reply, friendly, and helpful. The parking space is a huge bonus and quite a rarity in the city! I wouldn't change a single thing or offer any recommendations for improvements - My month long stay at this home was perfect. I'm so grateful! Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect location, house has everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

The house is in the perfect location, walking distance to restaurants, shopping and beaches. Very cozy and has all of the accomodations you could ask for!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for a Couple's Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a gem!

Located in a quiet part of town, but still close to Duval, this house is a perfect spot for a couple's retreat.

With two bedrooms located on different floors, with separate bathrooms, this is an ideal arrangement for two couples or a group of friends.

We enjoyed being walking distance from the busy part of town, but also being able to avoid the boisterous crowds.

The house was well equipped for anything you would need and everything was super clean and tidy.

We used the grill a couple times without any issues, and enjoyed dining outside on the patio set.

I would definitely recommend this property, and cannot wait to return! :)

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Key West International
Nearest Barpub
Toooo Many To List
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy A1A
Nearest Restaurant
Toooo Many To List
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
South Beach
Car: not necessary

This great little spot is located on a quiet,one way street, just steps from the energy of Duval St. and a short walk to sun and surf of South Beach. The Key West Light House,Hemmingways House,Southern Most Point,Butterfly Conservatory,Gallery .District,Trolley stop and countless tasty restaurants are within 2 blocks of this great old home. A good nights sleep for recharging is a must and this is the spot for it,very quiet but right in the middle of the fun and culture


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Monthly cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $800
Tax Rate 12.5%

$20 A NIGHT CHARGE PER GUEST PER NIGHT OVER 4 GUESTS WITH MAX OF SIX GUESTS. Subletting or additional guests(more than four total guests) staying for a period of more than 1 day outside the number of guests agreed upon will result in additional charges or possible forfeiture of deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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