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Direct Gulf Front-Spectacular Sunsets-2 Master Suites, 10ft Spa, 2 Kayaks

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,199 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Very Spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath home, Sleeps 10, all Rooms have Direct Gulf View

Professionally Decorated Home features high Speed WIFI, Living Area with its own TV, Blue Ray player and Sound System for both indoor and outdoor listening pleasure. A Comfortable sofa with a lounge chair, a reclining chair and a chair with an ottoman. The Dinning Room (Seats 10 with leaf). Next to the dinning room and kitchen is the bar high Breakfast table with 4 stools. The Kitchen features glass tiles, stainless steel refrigerator, a dishwasher and Thermidor Gas Stove with Electric Oven and Corian Counters. The Kitchen is fully stocked with Dishes, pans and all cooking accouterments necessary for a cooking feast. The Home also features a full size Washer and Dryer, an Iron and Ironing board. The Bedrooms: Master Suite Number 1- The Periwinkle Room, features, a King size bed, a window seat and two comfy chairs for looking out to the beautiful gulf. It has its own coffee maker, refrigerator, television and blow-dryer. A custom made walk-in-closet and its own en-suite bathroom with double vanity sinks and a Large Shower. It also has its own deck outside the double doors. This master suite is also adjacent to the outdoor screened Porch with outdoor dinning, seating and the Spa. Master Suite Number 2-Sea Foam Room, features a King Size Bed, a Dresser, Two closets, a Futon Sofa, an en-suite bathroom with a tub/shower combination, a coffee maker, TV and Blow dryer, a linen closet and its own deck overlooking the Gulf. The Key-lime room, with its own separate entrance off the main home hallway, features a Queen size bed, a Futon Sofa, and an en-suite door to a shared bathroom, a large closet, a desk/vanity area with a lighted mirror, a blow-dryer(in hallway closet) and a TV. This room also features Gulf views through Sliding Glass doors shared with the Ocean Blue Room, the sliding doors can be tucked into the wall for an open feel or can be locked for privacy,It also features privacy and sound barrier curtains. The Ocean Blue room, has a separate entrance through the living area of the home. It features Captains Beds, that can be used as two King Beds or 4 Twin Beds. This room has its own TV, Games, Closet, Dresser and floor chairs. The outdoors is where it is at you have swimming access to the clear Gulf Waters. Deep Water Dock, with dockage for your boat. 2 Kayaks which can be launched into the water with the use of ropes. snorkel gear, beach towels, lounge hairs and outdoor adirondack chairs.


Property Manager
Maria Bethencourt
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

Why Maria Bethencourt chose Marathon

This spacious property sits directly on the Gulf. Every room in the house has views of the Ocean. All the rooms are extra spacious and provide a restful retreat after your busy day. Just imagine waking up making coffee in your own room and sitting outside your deck to the beautiful Gulf Waters, a dream come true.

What makes this house unique

The home has access to the ocean, for swimming, kayaking, snorkeling or diving. The deep water dock allows you to bring and dock your own boat.

You can also fish from the end of the dock. There is a ladder at the end of the dock which gives you access for swimming and snorkeling

Amenities

Marathon Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2199 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Periwinkle Room-En-Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Double Sink Vanity
    Sea Foam Room-Bathroom #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Key-lime Room/Ocean Blue Room Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Has a door inside the key-lime room and a hall door
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Periwinkle Room-Master #1 - 1 king
    Sea Foam Room-Master #2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Keylime Room-Bedroom #3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Ocean Blue Room-Bedroom #4 - 4 twin/ single , Captain's Bed can be used as 4 Twins or Two Kings
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • 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
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is an outdoor Shower, a large dock for a boat, fishing rods, fish directly on the gulf. Floating devices and a Fish cutting Table.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Direct Gulf Front-Spectacular Sunsets-2 Master Suites, 10ft Spa, 2 Kayaks
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 36 reviews
Lakewood, CO
5

Loved every minute of our trip

  • 5 of 5

Our 8 days spent in Marathon were memorable and we enjoyed every minute. The house was the perfect size for our party of 9. We had more then enough space and never felt crowded. The Periwinkle room was a perfect get away from the rest of the house and the views from there were amazing. The queen room that connects to the kids room was perfect for our kids and their grandfather to be close to each other and spend quality time with each other. The kitchen had everything you could need in order to cook as if you were at home.

The kayaks and swimming floats were a huge hit with the kids. Having life jackets available made all the adults feel better about the kids swimming in the ocean. The water was very calm and so warm. We spent hours sitting on the dock watching the water and we were so excited to be able to see dolphins swimming and playing right off the dock and a couple of nights we seen sharks swimming under the dock.

Unfortunately we were not able to enjoy any sunsets while we were here due to it being cloudy every day but I am sure they would have been amazing if we could have.

The location of this house was close to everything we needed and being in Marathon made it convenient to take day trips to the other islands for sightseeing.

We will definitely be back and we would love to stay in this house again.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WORTH EVERY PENNY!!

  • 5 of 5

Let me just start off by saying this property is so well-stocked you literally don't really need to bring anything. Whether it be snorkels, masks, flippers, towels,beach bag ,cooler, cookware,kayaks, rafts! YOU NAME IT! The house is amazing beautifully decorated and beachy!!. the A.C. KICKS!! which if you've ever been to the keys you know is a serious deal!! the screened in porch was FANTASTIC for a big group with gorgeous sunset views (this house really lives up to name!) the jacuzzi was so nice to hang out in in the evening. and was plenty big for a large group! We saw so much marine life every day. manatees,nurse sharks, lobsters,mangrove snapper,baracudda (babies of course) crabs and so Much more! also let me brag on the neighbors for a second, they were so sweet and friendly and have the best food suggestions! also we LOVED THE surround sound in the whole house including the back porch!! this is also how we met the awesome neighbors!!! 😂😂. the dock is perfect with chairs at the ready as well as ,lights,ladder,life jackets,beach chairs,and fish cleaning station !! the coffee pots in the master suites were a huge bonus in our group (were coffee lovers). my husband and i were the lucky ones who received the seperated master suote😍😍 again the A.C. worked phenomenal !! the mini fridge was a super plus!!! waking up to that view everyday is sure to make you miss this place! the house is in a super convient location with publix,kmart,windixie,walgreens,and tons of great restaurants REALLY CLOSE. we went down to the boat ramp at the front of the neighborhood and saw a slew of wildlife there as well ! some of our favorite restaurants we're the cracked conch cafe, burdines (get their fries!!!),and for a super romantic date with amazing food !!! the tampon creek bar and grille!..O.M.G their blackened chicken with mango salsa is OUTSTANDING. and their calamari will leave yoi craving for days!. also we went to the keys fisheries for drinks at sunset fabulous place witj an awesome vibe! and a rae bar??!! who can resist. if you need a taxi call bob narley! 5$ to any bridge is a steal!!! our driver was franco and he was hysterical. OVERALL I would stay gere a million more times. thank you so much Maria for answering my 8 million questions and fast!! seriously if you dont stay here you're missing out big time !

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible property with exceptional views. Amazing sunsets, warm breezes, evenings on the dock.

  • 5 of 5

Such a well thought out property. Anything you could think of is there and more. Who stocks a lime press? (For margaritas) They do! Coffee makers of various types. So many dishes (there were 8 of us) and ample supply of pots snd pans, glasses & silverware. Modern newer appliances with washer & drier.Endless hot water for the 3 showers. Towels galore, both bath and beach.

Centrally located to State Beaches, grocery stores and so importantly liquor stores. An hour or so, with traffic, to Key Largo or Key West.

Great wildlife from the dock. Crested Cormorants, crabs, Parrot Fish, Dolphins and so many other fish & birds I could not identify.

Easy access to a very quiet neighborhood which makes it easy for walks or morning runs.

Don't overpack as we did. Shorts, tee shirts, swim trunks and sandles... that's it!

Remember to bring plenty of sunscreen as there are lots of dock chairs and excellent swimming from the dock. Water is 8-10 feet deep at the end of the dock, perfect for diving & swimming. Lots of snorkels & flippers to check out the undersea wildlife. There are kayaks and life vests (didn't have a chance to use them) available on the dock.

The screened in porch provides a great balance between the hot outside and air conditioned inside.

On line pictures do not do it justice! I was sure they were taken with a wide angle lens... nope! The house is spacious, no... Huge!

I cannot say more as I am sure I am missing some things.

Thanks for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Two amazing weeks on the Gulf

  • 5 of 5

As two Irish families, 10 in total. 5 adults and 5 children, we all absolutely loved this property. A real gem due to its location, directly on the Gulf and the fact the house was a real home from home so well equipped with everything you would need for an action packed holiday on the water. The best thing from all our view was being able to swim and snorkel directly from the back of the house.We spotted several types of fish, a manatee and dolphins from our back yard! The sunsets from the back were fab and the place was just an oasis of peace and calm. Only regret was that our two weeks went by way too quickly.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a week to celebrate a big birthday. We had 5 adults and 4 kids. Layout of home is great. Kitchen and multiple dining areas were accomodating. Other than groceries the house is stocked with everything. We enjoyed snorkeling off the dock. We saw rays, parrotfish, lobster,etc... even had a pod of dolphins come through one morning. Little kids loved the hot tub and used it like a swimming pool since they were unsure of the ocean. Location is great making it easy to get groceries or run out to dinner. Staying in this house truly made our vacation more enjoyable. It is amazing!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This home is well appointed and a great location! So much to see and explore nearby by boat, kayak, paddle board, bike, and car! Easy drive to Key West for day trip. We also enjoyed Turtle Hospital tour! Grocery, restaurants, Sombrero Beach all just a few miles away. Maria and her husband VERY responsive during entire rental process. We were two families so loved having two masters! Hope to come back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
1.1 Miles
Marathon Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Dockside Tropical Cafe
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Florida Keys Golf club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Herbies Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2.3 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: recommended

Marathon is in the heart of the Florida Keys. It is one hour from Key West, 30 minutes from Isla Morada and 45 minutes from Key Largo. It's Paradise to us. Slip away into breathtaking views, gulf breezes and access to swimming right off our deck and dock. It's advisable to wear water shoes and wear a diving flag as you explore our crystal clear waters. Part of the experience includes Kayaking (included 2 doubles with life vests) right from our steps. Relax in the Sun, use the 10 foot Jacuzzi Spa, and wait for the extraordinary sunsets that change by the minute. Beauty and relaxation surround you without ever leaving the property. However, your vacation will most certainly be enhanced by taking in some of the most notable beaches, restaurants, and shopping. We personally love the Old Seven Mile bridge that offers, walking and biking with unforgettable views. Sombrero Reef is beautiful for snorkeling or swimming and its about 3 miles off-shore. There are several other snorkeling diving sites in Marathon. Marathon has two beaches. Sombrero beach which is beautiful during the winter months. There is also Cocoplum Beach, which is a natural beach. All ocean beaches tend to accumulate seaweed in the summer depending on how the wind is blowing. I recommend a drive to Bahia Honda State Park where there are beaches on both the Ocean and Gulf sides. There are many different areas you can go to from our property. In addition, there is a great community park with tennis courts, basketball/hockey courts, skateboarding, soccer fields. baseball fields, shuffleboard courts, boccie ball, picnic areas etc. Marathon is also full of great restaurants and bars, a movie theater and a live theater with performances throughout the year. As a side note, some of the restaurants will be an experience in itself. Great food and ambiance that provide great entertainment and flavors for you palate.

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Rates & Availability

Marathon Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
4th of July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
Mid Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
Mid Summer 2-2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
Open Lobster-wk1 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,550
 
 
Low Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,750
 
 
Fall 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,350
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,550
 
 
Low Fall 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,275
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 
 
New Year's 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,550
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 13 2018 - Mar 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Easter 2018
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,550
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 7 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,350
 
 
Summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Mid-Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Jul 20 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Mini Lobster
Jul 21 2018 - Jul 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Mid-Summer 2-2018
Jul 28 2018 - Aug 3 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
End Summer 2018
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Fall 2018
Aug 25 2018 - Nov 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,350
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,550
 
 
Low Fall 2018
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,275
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2018 - Dec 28 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2018 - Jan 4 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Manager'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.
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