OCEANFRONT (GULF) CONDO, FABULOUS VIEWS, HEATED POOL & DOCK, WI-FI

Jeffrey M. Welbaum

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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OCEANFRONT (GULF) CONDO, FABULOUS VIEWS, HEATED POOL & DOCK, WI-FI

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2 bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms -- Sleeps 6

Pelican's Perch is an upscale, luxury townhouse condo less than 16 yards from the water of the Gulf of Mexico. The condo has 1,400 square feet of interior living area plus two large, 'L' shaped decks that wrap around the condo. Each deck has panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the heated pool on the other. A gas grill is provided. Local zoning rules allow 6 people to reside in the condo. This limit is strictly enforced. Free high speed Wi-Fi Internet access is provided. The master bedroom features a king-size bed with an open water view. The second bedroom has queen and twin beds. A queen-size bed pulls out from a sofa on the first floor. A large, eight boat dock and heated pool are a one minute walk away. The dock is located at the mouth of the Key Vaca Cut, providing good fishing & easy access to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Dockage is first come first served with owners having priority. Backup dockage is available off site if needed.

Renters have use of 3 bikes (2 rental type bikes and 1 kids BMX bike) full beach gear such as beach chairs, umbrellas, mats, toys, fishing gear, pool noodles, and some snorkeling gear. Board games are included inside the condo.

The most common comment we receive about Pelican's Perch is that the condo is 'even better than expected.'

City of Marathon Rental License PLR2012-00457

WE DO NOT ADVERTISE ON CRAIG'S LIST

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Details for unit_332073 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

PAYPAL ACCEPTED Free high speed Internet access is provided at the condo. (DSL). New windows, carpet, newly upholstered furniture, washer, dryer, flat screen TV/DVD players The 52 linear feet of parking area is shaded. All vehicles and boat trailers must fit under the condo unit. There is room to park up to three vehicles depending on the lengths. If additional parking is needed renters may rent additional off site parking for their boat trailer or vehicles from third parties.
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jeffrey M. Welbaum (Owner)
Advertiser since 2003
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About Jeffrey M. Welbaum

Our family is comprised of a public servant, retired French & Spanish teacher, Air Force Officer, and Spanish teacher. Our family was raised in Troy, Ohio where Jeff and Peg currently live.

Jeffrey M. Welbaum purchased this condo in 2002

Why Jeffrey M. Welbaum chose Marathon

The views from the balconies are spectacular. The Gulf water is less than 16 yards away. The pool is beautiful. The dock on the Vaca Cut is a great place to fish. The condo is centrally located beetween Key Largo and Key West. The condo is spacious, 1,400 square feet of interior living area plus the two balconies. The condo is a lot better than it looks in pictures.

What makes this condo unique

The two water front balconies are located on the east side of the building. This provides valuable afternoon shade while sitting on the decks. Even during the hot summer afternoons, the balonies are surprisingly comfortable with the shade and sea breeze.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Welcome to our water front condo called Pelican’s Perch! Please enjoy your stay, and write a few lines in this guestbook about the things you enjoyed most in Marathon, and the rest of the Florida Keys. Please be sure to check our drawer of tourist information we keep for visitors which is located in the buffet in the dining area for info about our condo, menus from nearby restaurants, and general tourist information. This material changes over time, so please make a donation of menus and advertisements from the places that you enjoyed to help keep our collection current. The Marathon Chamber of Commerce is located on Route 1 just south of the condo and has extensive free information to share. We recommend that you make a visit to their office early in your stay.Have fun, and please return soon!Jeff & Peg - Owners
Jul 2004
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 111 traveler reviews

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Oceanfront (Gulf) Condo, Fabulous Views, Heated Pool & Dock, Wi-Fi
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Marathon Central Florida Keys
Kettering, Ohio
5

Awesome Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
This experience was amazing for us. The condo made our experience the best because it was so clean and comfy. It was a nice place to know we could come back to after exploring all that the keys have to offer. We thoroughly enjoyed everything the condo had to offer, including the pool, location, view, and spacious living space. We had a blast and would recommend this condo to anyone looking for a good time in the keys.
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
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Marathon Central Florida Keys
5

Great Property and Fun in the Sun!

  • 5 of 5
The condo and surrounding grounds were beautiful. We had a great time and Jeff was wonderful to rent from. He was extremely helpful with his recommendations and the entire rental process start to finish.

The condo was spacious, and fully stocked with everything we needed to cook, grill etc. There were 6 of us in the unit and we had plenty of room to spare.

Fishing off of the dock was great. We caught nurse sharks, hammerheads and many other variety of fish. The evening hours yielded the best fishing.

Great time, great property. We will be coming back!

Cheryl and Joe Marconi
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Marathon Central Florida Keys
Orlando, FL, US
5

Great property and great location!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I just returned from staying at this condo for a week. It was everything we expected. Great condition, good location for our boat and all the places we like in the keys. Jeff was a great help getting everything set up and we will looking to return soon as we can.
  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Oceanfront (Gulf) Condo, Fabulous Views, Heated Pool & Dock, Wi-Fi
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Marathon Central Florida Keys
Baltic, Ohio
4

Nice stay

  • 4 of 5
My husband and I had a very nice time at the condo. The condo was clean and as it was represented. The owners were very nice to make arrangements and were very responsive. We would stay here again.
  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oceanfront (Gulf) Condo, Fabulous Views, Heated Pool & Dock, Wi-Fi
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Marathon Central Florida Keys
Middletown, NJ
5

Second visit

  • 5 of 5
This was our second stay at the condo. It is still as nice as it was seven years ago. Condo is well-maintained clean and comfortable. Beautifully furnished and kitchen well-stocked. Great views of the sunrise in the morning. The grounds and pool area very clean. Hope to be back again. Thanks Jeff
  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanfront (Gulf) Condo, Fabulous Views, Heated Pool & Dock, Wi-Fi
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Marathon Central Florida Keys
5

We Love The Keys

  • 5 of 5
We have been staying in Marathon for several years now ,by far one of the nicest places we have stayed. A very relaxing place to stay, neighbors are real nice people. It is exactly as you see it will definitely stay again
  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Marathon
Nearest Motorway
0.15 Miles
Overseas Highway
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Coco Plum
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Island
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Key Colony Beach Par 3
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Island
Car: necessary

The large heated pool is beautiful. The large dock is great for fishing and boating. Marinas, restaurants, and shopping are within walking distance. The closest beaches are about a mile away. The best local beach, Sombrero, is about a 5 minute drive. The condo is within a 5 mile drive of a movie theater, playhouse, several shopping centers with supermarkets, a K-Mart, more restaurants and gift shops. Also within 5 miles are two beaches, golf courses, and tennis and basketball courts. Drive another 10 miles and you will pass three more beaches.

A pedestrian and bike path runs in front of the complex all the way to the abandoned 7 Mile Bridge, about 6 miles away. This bridge extends 2 miles to Pigeon Key Historical Museum. The 2 mile span is reserved for fishing, walkers, and bicyclists. The entrance of the complex is also about 100 yards from the beautiful Key Colony Beach bike and walkway.

Other Activities: bird watching, marine life

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Marathon Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2014
Sep 6 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,086
 
 
Winter/Spring 2015
Dec 20 2014 - Apr 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,686
 
 
Summer 2015
May 2 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,486
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%
Notes City of Marathon Rental License PLR2012-00457
Same rates apply in 2015 as in 2014.

WE DO NOT ADVERTISE ON CRAIG'S LIST
$500 minimum security and damage depost is due upon reservation. Final payment is due 60 days prior to the first day of the term. PayPal, wire transfers, checks, and money orders accepted. Any transfer fees imposed on owner are deducted from deposit. For short term rentals if there is a cancellation up to 60 days prior to first day of term the full deposit is refunded.
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Amenities

Amenities

Marathon Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Iron & Board
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , master bedroom
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , off hallway
    Bathroom - toilet , first floor
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king , open water view
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom has a private balcony and open water view.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Barbecue
  • Balcony
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • botanical garden
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • parasailing
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • water tubing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
Notes:
1 king, 1 queen, 1 twin, 1 sleep sofa. Great fishing off the dock.
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