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NEW RENOVATION- Two Bedroom, Two Bath Villa W/Pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 28 nights


About the property

Two Bedroom, Two Bath W/lighthouse View - 1 Block To Duval, 2 Blocks To Beach

MONTHLY RENTAL ONLY - no exceptions - 28 day minimum

NEWLY RENOVATED FOR 2015 - new bathrooms, flooring, furniture and pool deck

Buoy's Backyard - an authentic Key West retreat in the historic district just a block from upper Duval (the quiet end), two blocks from Hemingway House, and the Southernmost Buoy and Beach. Brick driveway provides private gated parking for two cars. This home has 2 buildings separated by a pool and private patio. Central Air/Cable/Wifi included.

Kitchen/Living Area - recently updated kitchen with Carrera marble and butcher block counters – amenities include electric stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal and fully stocked cook and dishware. Living room with sofa, chair, and cable TV open onto pool deck.

Pool Deck - covered dining area with ceiling fans and seating for 6+ guests. There are also two lounge chairs that sit beside the cocktail pool which is 5 feet in depth. Pool heat in winter available at additional cost.

Master Suite - queen bed, cable TV, ceiling fan, walk in closet w/storage, and en-suite bath with stall shower. Bedroom has direct view of the Key West Lighthouse from a private balcony.

FIRST FLOOR Guest Cottage- queen bed, ceiling fan, cable TV, en-suite bath with standing shower. Also houses full size washer/dryer.

Outdoor shower - private outdoor shower at back of property offers an additional 3rd shower.

**cleaning services available weekly or bi-weekly on request

More Details

Property Manager
Ralph Bassett
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2018

About Ralph Bassett

Philadelphia-based, have local property manager on-site for any needs.

Ralph Bassett purchased this villa in 2014

Why Ralph Bassett chose Bahama Village

NEVER RENTED prior to 2015, newer house with modern amenities.


Bahama Village Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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NEW RENOVATION- Two Bedroom, Two Bath Villa W/Pool
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
richmond, va

Amazing Location - Could Use Some TLC

  • 4 of 5

We LOVED staying here--- the location really can't be beat in terms of proximity to Duval, Fort Zach, Hemingway House, and Southernmost Point (to name a few!). The area is quiet and safe, and it did feel like a home away from home. It was plenty comfortable for myself, my husband, toddler, and two dogs.

That being said, we did run into a few bumps with the house; the water feature in the pool didn't work, but was promptly fixed. The outdoor lights in the front and back didn't work and were never fixed, which definitely put a damper on hanging out in the pool area at night, and as a result we could never rinse off in the outdoor shower at night due to it being too dark. The toilet drain in the tank of the cottage was broken and the sink totally clogged, which we ended up fixing ourselves (it was just quicker than reaching out to the property manager about it.) There are a ton of light switches in both houses that either don't work, or are unclear with what they do (i think it would be best to have a list of what room switches activate what--- there really are that many of them!) and we ended up buying a blender and leaving it at the house because the kitchen didn't have one (hello, margaritas?!) it was also frustrating to learn that the floors are EXTREMELY sensitive to water, which made us kind of paranoid about coming back inside after the beach or pool.

Honestly, these issues really aren't a big deal, and i think it's just a matter of having a handyman occasionally check on the house before a renter comes. it definitely wouldn't prevent me from renting the house again, and it really was a great accommodation for the month!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Low Country SC

Your Search Stops Here!

  • 5 of 5

I'm a retired female and was looking for the perfect, private, affordable, and of course cutest place I could find for a month in Key West. I searched every website for 2 months and finally found Buoy's Backyard. I looked no further. There's the "Main House" and a precious "Cottage" in back...Perfect for guest. I'm so glad I picked this house in the Upper Duval area where there's nice shops, galleries, & great restaurants around the corner. Traveling alone, I couldn't have felt safer. Ralph, the owner, was great to work with. Can't say enough good things about him! Debbie the House Manager was very helpful and expedient if I called her about anything. Pictures do not do this house justice for it has been remodeled in a beautiful color scheme. I mean really, who's ever stayed in a rental that had Southern Tide bedding? Thanks Ralph! Will miss this place!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Month in Key West

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent a month at this property and had a truly enjoyable experience. This is our second time renting this property and we would definitely recommend it. The location is great - close to Duval St. but down at the quieter end. Easy walk to everyplace. Lots of restaurants/bars close to the house; close to Ft Zac State Park with a nice beach/picnic area. Property was well kept and clean. Pool was a plus. We enjoy having a separate casita with bedroom/bathroom for guests. It makes it very private.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Key West home and location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Ralph's beautiful Key West home. Everything was incredibly clean and comfortable and was as advertised. We travel to Key West often and this house was perfect. Ralph was a great host and was always easy to reach. You can't beat the location. I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago Il

Fabulous home!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! Beautiful home, everything you could possibly need is available. Pictures really don't do this home justice. The outdoor living space is awesome. And the location is perfect, 2 blocks from beach, 2 blocks to Duval. The property manager, Debbie is wonderful and very responsive.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

House was incredible! Really clean and tastefully decorated. Great location, walking distance to everything. We have been coming to Key West for nearly 30 years and this was our favorite house by far. The layout of the two buildings and the outside space provided the privacy we look for. Really liked the large front area, made pulling our bikes in and out very easy. Felt like living in a dream........

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Key West International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Lots within 1-2 blocks
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Ferry to Ft. Myers
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Key West Golf
Nearest Motorway
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Blue Heaven
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Southernmost - South Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Pool Heat (if Chosen) $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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