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Conch Key Bayfront Cottages With Sailboat included

Bedrooms 1
Space 575 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Unit, The Treetop Cottage

The Treetop is on the Bay, with a balcony in the palm trees, and great views. Includes a ComPac sailboat, use of kayaks, bicycles and BBQ grill.

Located at Mile Marker 63, on Conch Key, the location is convenient to all Keys attractions: Key West, MM zero, State Parks, Museums, shopping, snorkeling and diving, and some of the best fishing in the world. The treetop has a queen size bed and full kitchen. Need more room see our other unit we have available VRBO #111897

Barry Franzen
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Barry Franzen

We purchased the property from the original owners, who developed this unique property, starting in 1988. We are avid sailors, and love to be on the water, and are delighted to offer this venue to like-minded travelers from around the world.

Barry and Tammy

Barry Franzen purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Barry Franzen chose Conch Key

Our bayfront hideaway cottages are located in the middle Keys on a small island called 'Conch Key'. The island is the smallest island in the Keys. It is reminiscent of a quaint Bahamian lobster fishing village, with colorful cottages nestled closely together. Rustic wharves are charmingly cluttered with lobster traps, nets, and fishing gear. There is a well kept secret that lobster and fish are both plentiful. Back country fishing and off shore sport fishing are readily available.

Our ideal location, in the middle Keys, will allow you to visit both Key West and Key Largo, each approximately one hour away.

We have two waterfront cottages available (and one waterview) and do offer a 23' foot sailboat for qualified sailors. Additionally, we offer dock space with water and electricity for our guests wanting to bring their own boat for some of the best fishing in the world. Our units are impeccably clean, comfortable, and beautifully decorated.

Since 1988, we have taken pride in the fact that we have the cleanest, most well-maintained accommodations in the Florida Keys!

Keywords: Cottages, sailing, sailboat, fishing

What makes this cottage unique

The weather is great year round, and offers a tropical vacation to US travelers without needing a passport, currency exchange, language issues and multiple days traveling. If sailing is your passion, our bareboat daysailing on a ComPac sailboat is unique to the Keys.


Conch Key Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 575 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Treetop - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Treetop - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size bed with antique decor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • wind-surfing
Directly in the middle of the Keys, at Mile Marker 63, you are close to all the attractions the Keys has to offer.


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Conch Key Bayfront Cottages With Sailboat included
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Absolutely fantastic!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place and the experience were unbelievable! The tree house, which literally is up in the palm trees, has spectacular views of the water and the sunsets. The cottage was clean and cozy, sporting decorations and furniture both old and new, kind of eclectic, just like the keys. Barry is a gracious host that takes the time to make sure you have everything you need for a fun getaway. 5 star all the way!!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thanks Bill, for the great review. We like all our guests to leave happy, glad this was the case. We look forward to welcoming you back to Conch Key for a future visit. Barry and Tammy
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Perfect key stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time staying at this cottage on our trip to the keys! Barry's suggestions on places to eat and what to do while in the Key's was exactly what we were looking for! The sunset from the balcony and kayaks just outside the property was so beautiful that we made sure to get back every night for it. We even got to catch a few fish and a manatee swam right under our kayak! Barry and Tammy were so welcoming and wonderful people. I would recommend anyone to stay here :-)

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location to relax and enjoy the Keys!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay in the Treetop Cottage. It was clean, well maintained and had exactly what we needed to feel at home and the view was spectacular! The owners were gracious hosts who were extremely friendly and helpful during our stay. We already have plans to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice location

  • 5 of 5

Home was clean and ready for us. Having our own dock was a lot of fun!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Connie, hope you will come back to visit again.
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  • 5 of 5

It was a clean comfortable place to stay. Would live to return some day. Everything we needed was provided in the cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Windy, thank you for choosing to spend your anniversary with us, and your kind review. We are sorry we were unable to be here during your stay, but life happens. Please visit again, would like to welcome you back personally.
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We had a great time

  • 5 of 5

Next time we hope to stay longer. Thank you very much for a very nice week.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Miami, Key West, Marathon
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
The Wreck, The Trading Post, Rainbow Bend
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Car: recommended

Located in the heart of the Keys, you are half way to anything the Keys has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

The rates do not include the 12.5% Florida sales and tourism taxes. The $500 deposit is separate from the rental, and returned at check-out if no damage to boats or property.

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.