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OCEANFRONT SUNSETS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Karen Proctor

Advertiser since: 1999
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Karen Proctor

Advertiser since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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OCEANFRONT SUNSETS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Summerland Key House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

FOLSOM'S FOLLY... Summerland Key, Florida

Interesting architecture with breezy views of the water. All rooms beautifully furnished in relaxed Keys style, including the 'Nautical Room', the 'Captain's Room', the 'Fish Room', and a private master suite with private bath, twin sinks, and French doors onto a deck with teak chairs. Interesting natural history mounts, area-related books and other reading material. Ceiling fans everywhere. Tile and hardwood floors downstairs.

In-ground heated swimming pool with jets. Covered hammock overlooking beautiful tropical landscaping with bromeliads, coconuts and flowers; pelicans, herons, seagulls, hummingbirds, butterflies, tree frogs, and lizards galore. Even an occasional iquana.

Lovely panoramic southern view over open water; easy access by boat to great fishing & scuba diving; ground floor lockable storage room for stowing scuba/fishing gear; bait freezer and fish cleaning station; screened porch for relaxing & dining, nice breezes; covered parking. Private deep draft boat dock; large deck for sunbathing & and swim platform on the Atlantic Ocean for swimming.

OUTDOOR TIKI SHOWER!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Karen Proctor (Owner)
Advertiser since: 1999
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2014

About Karen Proctor

Sonny: Orthopaedic Surgeon

Karen: career banker

Folsom: only child, teenage son

We love spending time together, especially in the Keys with friends and family

Karen Proctor purchased this house in 1999

Why Karen Proctor chose Summerland Key

My husband has been coming to the Keys since college and owning a home here was a dream for him. We spend most of our family vacations at Summerland Key.

What makes this house unique

Sipping martinis at sunset on the dock

Taking an outdoor shower at the end of the day

Swimming in the channel off the dock

Hanging out in the pool and doing nothing

Dining at Square Gouper Grill, Mangrove Mamas and Blue Heaven

Snorkeling and diving at Looe Key Reef

American Shoal lighthouse

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great vacation and you have a wonderful home. You have done a great job decorating and making everything comfortable. Even the mail box is great. Probably just a “guy thing”, but I really like the bottle opener attached to the kitchen wall. My son caught a 40 lb tarpon right in front of the house ... I’m hoping to get the photo into Florida Sportsman magazine.
Jul 2010
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2032vb
-(706) 692-3747 (Georgia, USA)
Summerland Key Lower Florida Keys
Jasper GA
5

THE BEST!

  • 5 of 5
Absolute BEST! Outstanding comfort and very casual/tasteful setting. Outdoor shower is great. Screened porch with fans for just relaxing when not in pool which is partially shaded. All first class. Fishing was great. We caught tarpon from the dock. Took our boat out and caught dolphin, yellow tail snapper, redfish, king mackerel and all the barracuda we wanted for fun. Lobster were plentiful. Bought a standup paddle board while we were there and spent hours on it. Snorkeled with the kids. EASY access direct to the Atlantic which can be viewed from the porch. Kitchen is great and we cooked most meals as well as using the grill provided. FANTASTIC accommodations. So much to do we never watched TV although several sets are provided. We have stayed many nice places in the Keys and Bahamas...this is the best.
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2032vb
-(706) 692-3747 (Georgia, USA)
Summerland Key Lower Florida Keys
Orlando
5

Folsom's Folly is the nicest place we have stayed in the Keys.

Folsom's Folly is the nicest place we have stayed in the Keys.
  • 5 of 5
Thank you so much for allowing us into your home. We have a great time, your place is beautiful. I was with my family and my Mom she like the rest of us fell in love with your house. We took her out to Looe Key to snorkel she was in heaven. She is 80 years old and swam with a 350 pound Goliath Grouper. We went to take her parasailing but it was too windy the day we went to Key West. I have been going to the Keys for years and never stayed in such a nice place. From all of us we would like to thank you so much. I have sent a separate e mail with a picture of 4 of us at the Island Fish company.
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2032vb
-(706) 692-3747 (Georgia, USA)
Summerland Key Lower Florida Keys
Chicago
5

Absolutely Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time. The house was perfect. The kids swam for hours on end, the weather was perfect (low 80s day, upper 70s at night), we loved having the French doors wide open with the breezes and the view, the landscaping is amazing (we felt like we were in a secluded private villa), your suggestions for restaurants were spot on (we love Pepe’s). We didn’t do everything I had planned but I think we were so happy just relaxing that we didn’t care.



We did make it to Bahia Honda (much more beautiful than I remember from my college days!), wandered around Key West (the kids were intrigued by the “local flavor) and generally just relaxed.
  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2032vb
-(706) 692-3747 (Georgia, USA)
Summerland Key Lower Florida Keys
Pasadena, Maryland
5

Great Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Our family visited Folsom's Folly in Jan 2012. From the time we walked in the front door of this charming ocean front home we relaxed and felt right at home. We had a wonderful stay! We spent much time outside enjoying the ocean front dock, swimming, fishing, kayaking and taking in the fabulous sunsets. Even saw dolphins one night! Enjoyed also seeing from the outside dock beautiful stary nights. The tropical landscaping surrounding the house was beautiful. Found some very good local fish houses and enjoyed Summerland Key. Folsom's Folly is spacious and decorated very nice. Our family looks forward to returning! Great Vacation,
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2032vb
-(706) 692-3747 (Georgia, USA)
Summerland Key Lower Florida Keys
Hilton Head Island, SC
5

FANTASTIC HOME!!

  • 5 of 5
MY FAMILY AND I STAYED HERE LAST MAY AND LOVED THE PLACE. IT HAS SUCH A KEY WEST FEEL AND MAKES YOU FEEL RIGHT AT HOME. THE VIEWS ARE AMAZING FROM THE SUNDECK, SCREENED PORCH OR BOAT DOCK. MY BROTHER ACTUALLY PROPOSED TO HIS GIRLFRIEND IN THE KITCHEN WHILE SHE WAS MAKING US ALL CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICHES! THE PLACE REALLY MAKES A GREAT SETTING FOR WONDERFUL MEMORIES!! I WOULD RECOMMEND STAYING HERE TO ANYONE!
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanfront Sunsets in the Florida Keys
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2032vb
-(706) 692-3747 (Georgia, USA)
Summerland Key Lower Florida Keys
West Palm Beach, FL
5

Awesome Spring Break!

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from Spring Break week where we had a great trip. Our group was so comfortable in this wonderful home. We had four couples and everyone had their own large room with plenty of space. There are plenty of porches and places to lounge about and enjoy the sea breezes. The weather was glorious and the pool gets very hot - like a hot tub! Key West was perfect this time of year. Blue Heaven is the best restaurant in town and was excellent as usual. We tried the Square Grouper on Summerland and thought it was also excellent. Can't say enough about this rental...I spent of lot of time finding the perfect home that also had deep water dockage and pool. Next time, I will just rent this one without the search. Owners were very responsive to all needs and home was equipped with everything we needed.
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Key West
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Galley Grill
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Overseas Hwy
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Bahia Honda

Boating and kayaking, world-famous charter captain Jim Sharpe and 'Sea Boots' within walking distance, Key West and Marathon airports 25 miles away, great casual restaurants, fresh fish houses and marinas with boat rentals nearby, resort dining at Little Palm Island.

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Rates & Availability

From $2,500 Per week

Summerland Key House Rental Rates

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Jan 1 2015 - Dec 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$9,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $185 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.5%
Notes $1,000 security deposit required at time of booking. Balance of rental due at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Summerland Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double vanity
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level just outside Captain's Room
    Downstairs - toilet , shower , Off carport accessible to swimming pool and dock/deck
    Loft bath - toilet , Convenient for Loft bedrooms
    Tiki Shower - outdoor shower , Privacy provided by landscaping/beside carport/close to pool
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen
    'Fish Room' - 2 twin/ single , Great for kids- knee wall open over dining room
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Quenn futon
    'Captain's Room' - 1 queen , Main level guest bedroom
    'Nautical Room' - 1 king , Loft guest bedroom (enclosed)
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Graco Pack n Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Outdoor tiki shower, sleeping accommodations: 1 king, 2 queens, 2 twins, 1 queen futon (in loft), inflatable mattress; three color cable TVs, DVD, CD/cassette stereo, toaster, blender, coffee maker, fully-equipped kitchen with cookware, dishes and utensils, washer and dryer, all linens provided, private boat dock with mooring, DSL and wireless router for computer hookup.

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