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'Fins to the Left' Open Waterfront with Spectacular View and Dockage

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

one-Half Duplex, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with dockage (Sleeps 4-5)

Enjoy some changes in attitude and latitude in this waterfront beauty! This nicely decorated two bedroom, two bath, stilted, one-half duplex is located on Shelter Bay and overlooks Key Colony Beach. Sip a margarita and relax while enjoying the spectacular view from the upper deck. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets! Or, sit on the dock of the bay and watch the boats go by. Easy access to the Atlantic Ocean and close to Vaca Cut and the Gulf of Mexico. Dockage for up to a 40 foot boat, with fish cleaning station, water and 110 electric power. This property is gated and has plenty of room for vehicles and one boat with trailer. Includes well equipped kitchen, linens, WiFi, washer, dryer, dishwasher, gas barbeque grill, central air conditioning, bait freezer, bicycles. Margaritaville (Key West) is a scenic 50 mile drive away. This is the perfect place for your Keys parrot-dise vacation! Bedding consists of one king, one queen, and queen size pull out couch. Maximum occupancy is 5.

Key Colony Beach has a par 3 golf course, playground, basketball court, bocce ball, tennis court, 4 restaurants, shopping, post office, fishing fleet and Sunset Park. It also has the Cabana Club, a private swim and beach club, which is open to the public for a fee.


More Details

Property Manager
Bonnie Sanderson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

'Fins to the Left' Open Waterfront with Spectacular View and Dockage
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Great location and view

  • 5 of 5

Fins to the Left is the perfect vacation spot in the Keys. Our entire family loved the location. Without a T-top our boat could easily slip under the causeway bridge to the Gulf or head straight out to the Atlantic. My wife loved the view from the balcony. We also enjoyed riding the bikes to the shops on the causeway. From the dock my son caught a 40-pound tarpon and sometimes his limit of mangrove snapper up to 17”. Being at the end of the street was nice and quiet, plus it gave us plenty of space to walk our dogs. It was great working with Bonnie the realtor. We are already making plans for our 2017 trip back to Fins to the Left!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fins to the Left, a perfect location right in the middle of everything.

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time staying at this property (though we have rented from VRBO a few times before). The property is just as it appears in pictures. The fishing is amazing right from the dock. There is a channel you can see in the 3rd or fourth picture that rips right through and brings in all kinds of aquatic life. We caught snappers, jack crevalle, tarpon, nurse sharks and even a big snook right from the dock. We saw crabs floating on the top and lobsters below the dock as well as dolphins and even had a manatee show up to drink from the hose. There is a floating dock below the main one where it would be easy to launch kayaks from. (we fished from there) The dock also has night time lights that can be turned on that will shine in the water which brought small fish which brought in the tarpon.

The kitchen is updated and big, the beds are comfy and the living room was roomy with the two couches. We cooked many of our meals in the residence though the house is close to pretty much everything. Bonnie the realtor was super sweet and very helpful in setting things up for us and making the reservation. Charter boat fishing right across the causeway about 1/2 a mile away. Convenience but well situated at the end of the block for peace and quiet.

Would definitely stay here again and will be looking for this property next year when we return to Marathon. Thank you Bonnie!

Scott K. and Family in Georgia

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Key Colony Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan. 7 - Mar. 24
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr. 22 - June 30
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
July 8 - July 21
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mini Lobster Week
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
July 29 - Aug. 4
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Lobster Season
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug. 19 - Nov. 17
Aug 19 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov. 25 - Dec. 22
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Processing $50 + Tax
Cleaning $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

The refundable security deposit is due at time of booking. The balance is due in full 30 days prior to arrival. There is a 90 day cancellation policy. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Key Colony Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1824 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 Guest - 1 queen
  • Living room has a queen size pull out couch.
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

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