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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)


Not your typical canal house, there is plenty of privacy here. You'll be in your own secluded, retreat. Your own private heated pool, 130 ft. concrete dock, a 400 lb. Ice Machine, beautiful outdoor shower,

FoosBall Table, and views! You're not looking at the neighbors across the canal and they're not looking at you. Your view is of open water, nature's own show. There's always something going on. Fish swimming and splashing, exotic birds singing and searching for food. You can pay more, and you can pay less, but we honestly believe, you won't find better VALUE for your vacation dollar.

You'll watch boats in the harbor and the countless dingies comings and goings. Bring your binoculars, you never know what to expect. You can relax, be yourself, feel at home here. A simple evening here will be a lifetime memory. It's a real 'Retreat' from your normal everyday life.


You'll have two kayaks and 2 bikes for your use at no additional cost. These are advertised on the highway for $29/day and $9/day each, that's $78/day! If your kids are old enough, these can be real fun entertainment for them,or you! Our docks, 130 ft., will accommodate a small flats boat or a 35 ft cruiser, or both.


Boat launching ramps are a 1/4 mile down the hwy. and there is parking for 2 boat trailers and 3 cars right on site.


World class Fishing, Snorkeling, Diving, Sailing, and Kayaking waits for you inshore or off . The Crane Point Nature Hammock,The Dolphin Center and Piegon Key Historic Site are nearby. Two Party Boats operate out of Marathon and we have a World Class Charter-Fleet. Boot Key Retreats' location to nearby beaches, offer unlimited opportunities. There's, newly renovated, Sombrero Beach and Golf Course about a mile away. Baiha Honda State Park is right over the 7-mile Bridge. Both these beaches have bar-b-que grills and are rated among the 'Best'

There are plenty of local restaurants, entertainment and shops. When you want to venture out and explore the other islands,you're right in the middle, it's only an hour from Key West or Key Largo. Give us a call or send us an E-mail right away we're booking fast at these rates! Please scroll all the way down there are several pictures too view.


We are licensed by City of Marathon, License #DWE5403101,Monroe County

and the State of Florida,so your deposit is safe with us.

Keywords: waterfront, canal, dock

open water vista, view, retreat, pool

More Details

Property Manager
Sean Donato
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager


I would like to thank you for sharing your home with us, it was quite a treat..The children really enjoyed the area with the pool ,sand area and fishing off the wall and my husband really enjoyed having a boat for a week..

You have a great location and a great house.I left with all the bed sheets clean and put back on the beds and also all towels were done left one small load in the dryer. We left the house with little clean up for our two week of use.Thank you, we plan to return someday..

Thank you

Danette and Eric Parris
Apr 2010
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Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) PAK_N_PLAY,
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Heated Pool, New 400 lb.Ice Machine, 2 New Kayaks, 2-Bikes , High-chair, Pak-n-play, Bait Freeze , TV's (Cable) in every Room, No Bridges Deep Water, 130 Feet of Concrete Dock, Fish Cleaning Station, Lots of Parking - SORRY no pets


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average rating of 4.9583335 based on 49 reviews
White Water, WI

Peaceful, pleasant base of operations

  • 5 of 5

Our family members came together from Washington, Wisconsin & New Hampshire to enjoy the Keys and the sunshine. The house gave us a great space for getting together and we sure enjoyed the pool, the kayaks, the views and the 4& 10 year-olds enjoyed the sand. The location made it easy to get to the Turtle Hospital, Sombrero Beach, and a day excursion to Key West. We had room to spread out in the house so we could be together and apart as desired. Thanks for a great place to get together.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your vacation. Please comeback and visit the Florida Keys again.
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Bayfield, ontario, Canada

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

well appointed, clean home with lots of space, and a great location for coming and going with our fishing boat. great area for walking. awesome having the commercial ice machine. use of kayaks. love the hammock. used the outdoor shower every day! pool water was kept very warm. newer laundry machines. great sunset views. hope to be back someday!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house and property were wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from wonderful stay at Boot Key Retreat. The house is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. It had everything we needed. We enjoyed the pool and outdoor space as well. Hopefully we will be back again. Thank you for a great and relaxing week.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding place to stay for a vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place is a lot bigger than the pictures show in this ad. The kitchen was remodeled and they added on an outside shower. All of the beds are very comfortable. We had plenty of space for the two boats we had there. The pool was awesome as well. The owner Sean was amazing to communicate with, if we had any questions through email or texts, he always responded back right away.

Unfortunately, we had to leave 3 days early because of Hurricane IRMA. 1 week after the hurricane went through, Sean sent an email saying that he will refund us for the last 3 days.

I would definitely rebook this place again! 5 stars!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

cant wait to rent again. House has everything we needed the ice machine and bait freezer sold me on renting again

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us David, Thanks for the kind words. We look forward to next time.
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Perfect Stay...

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful trip to the Florida keys and Bootkey Retreat was perfect for us! The house was everything that we hoped for and more. Very clean and equipped with all we needed for a perfect week. I would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tracey, We have installed a outside shower and made other improvements for your next stay. Come see us again soon!
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles

Easy-Quick access to Ocean or Gulf. Marathon Has Its Own Airport,The Swim with Dolphin Center, Party Boats, Charter Fleet, and plenty of shops and Restaurants


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 12.5%

Stays longer then 14 days require additional cleanings.
contact owner for details.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.