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Gorgeous, dog-friendly, waterfront home with beach, pool, dock, & kayaks

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,368 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1 Half Baths, Sleeps 8

In search of tropical views and blissful privacy in the Florida Keys? This beautiful four-bedroom Marathon home provides guests with their very own beach, swimming pool, and dock on serene Florida Bay. And two dogs are welcome, too, for a small nightly fee!

Scenically situated on Grassy Key Bay, this bright and updated home places the very best of the Florida Keys at your fingertips, whether you're planning a family weekend of fishing or a relaxing reunion in the sun.

With its high ceilings, comfortable seating, flatscreen TV, WiFi, and large windows that frame the bay, the living room is tailor-made for large groups of all ages. There's also a balcony off the master bedroom where you can lounge and enjoy the scenery.

Whip up breakfast in the pristine full kitchen, and head out to the beach while the dishwasher cleans up. A bar counter provides seating for four while the open dining room has ample space for six.

But with so much natural beauty just outside the door, guests will spend most of their days sunbathing on the private beach, cooling off in the outdoor pool, or watching the sunset from the hammock and Adirondack chairs.

Kayakers will find nine kayaks to take out on the bay while guests with their own boat can use the private dock. Looking to test your hand at fishing in these world-famous waters? Use the outdoor cleaning station to prepare your catch for the gas grill.

Beloved for its balmy weather, clear water, and intricate coral reefs, the Marathon island chain is full of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Kids will be thrilled with a visit to the Dolphin Research Center half a mile away while nature lovers should explore the Crane Point Museum and Nature Center nine miles west.

Spend quality time with your family and friends in the tropical outdoors—reserve this stunning Florida Keys home today!

*Please note that due to certain safety concerns this home is not suitable for young children under the age of 15. Thank you.*

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa of the Florida Keys
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Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Vacasa of the Florida Keys

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.

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Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.

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Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!

Amenities

Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1368 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
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  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Gorgeous, dog-friendly, waterfront home with beach, pool, dock, & kayaks
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews
5

A wonderful home in the Keys

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at this home. The pool, by far, was the biggest draw. My sons also loved fishing off the very long dock and caught numerous fish (the people next to us caught a nurse shark). We did have a minor issue with the wifi. We checked in on Saturday and it was not fixed until Monday. The owner keeps the router in a locked room downstairs and the password was not accepted so, after a call to Vacasa on Sat and then Sunday, the manager had to come and reset the password on Monday. We were also vacationing when the ocean breezes were very gusty. This brought in a lot of sea grass to shore which, by the end of our hot vacation, did not smell to great but it is Grassy Key. Even these few minor issues did not ruin how wonderful this house is. It is completely remodeled and very tasteful. No one was ever bored and we all had plenty of room to get away from one another. The pool is a heated, saltwater pool and perfect. We also liked the Sirius sat radio (just like home) by the pool and the handy pool bathroom. Thank you for sharing this Florida Keys home with us. Just a note to those trying to find the home, be aware that when we traveled the road to the home was not marked and looks like an old blacktop driveway between the closed baitshop and the blue apartment building, right after the Dolphin Rescue Center. If you are looking for a road sign you can easily miss it.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keys Fishery

  • 3 of 5

Keys Fishery

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Potential to be great.

  • 3 of 5

The house was nice, property was nice, the pier was a major selling point. Privacy was good.

Although Vacasa claims to have made an attempt to heat the pool prior to our visit, the pool heater was non-functioning when we arrived and remained non-functioning throughout our stay despite a telephone call to Vacasa and their re-assurances they would send someone over to fix it. The kayaks were functional but in terrible condition. Driveway gate was torn off.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We apologize if pool heating was acting up during this stay and hope this guest still had a wonderful vacation.
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We loved this property!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and you had the feeling that the owners were incredibly generous with their renters!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect. We loved the pier, and the sunsets on the pier, we loved the house..very coastal feel. Everything was there. The grill worked, and it was fun to cook in. The bedrooms and bathrooms were really nice. Our stay had a few cool days, but the pool was heated. XM radio available by pool and out to end of pier, which is no small feat seeing it is 100yds long! Outdoor furniture was perfect. Wifi was fast, Netflix on tv. You won't be disappointed, so just say you're "all in" and stop thinking about it!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Could have moved in

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful property (except for the live camera). Fabulous vacation. We rented a boat- there is an awesome dock. Many great extras - kayak, fire pits. Toy chest. Great outdoor furniture. 5 star home

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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