Summer 2014 weeks available. A $400 DEPOSIT HOLDS ANY WEEK. Owner-managed since 1998.
This 'Tropical Island Paradise' is a great private and spacious (over 2,000 sq. ft. living space) single-family ground level vacation rental -- 'perfect for two couples or two small families to share'. This property is located in the Island Village of Key Colony Beach. Within walking distance to fine dining, post office, 9-hole golf course, tennis and world class charter boat fleet. One block from the beautiful Sunset Park on the ocean. Cabana Club Membership (Beach/Pool) and Boat Dock included in all rentals.
Sleeping arrangements are 2 KING beds + sofas and roll-away. This home has 2 separate King Bedroom Suites - one at either end of home. This home is SMOKE-FREE and CLEAN ! Sleeps 4 or 5 adults comfortably - up to 7, including children.
The LARGE (air conditioned) LANAI - family room/dining room overlooks sun deck and the water (canal). The deck is a comfortable spot to enjoy breakfast or morning coffee while watching the sunrise & wildlife. In the afternoon, enjoy a pina colada! Deck is shady and breezy on hot afternoons. We are located on the water - a 5 min. boat ride thru our 100' canal that leads to the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. This house includes a boat dock (for up to 38' boat) with fish cleaning table and barbecue grill, along with a sun deck and comfortable chairs. Comcast High-speed wireless internet included.
This vacation rental is a one hour drive to Key West or Key Largo and two hours from Miami. All rentals include a membership to the Cabana Club, a private ocean/beach club with pool, hot tub, and beach. The Club is within walking distance. A one block walk to Sunset Park! Come join us and Recharge your batteries! Street Address: 340 12th Street, KCB
This property is well MAINTAINED and OWNER managed. (SEE OUR GUEST REVIEWS). New flat-screen TV in bedroom 2011. New Fridge 2011. New Air Conditioning System 2013. You will come back year after year as many of my guests do. The islands of the Keys are the Best Kept Secret in the U.S. Bring your boat - rent a boat and enjoy fishing, diving or snorkeling minutes from shore - no need to travel far.
Why travel out of the United States when you can get 'island living' on the Florida Keys? Come, Relax under a palm tree -- enjoy all the Keys have to offer.
Fishing/Diving/Snorkeling just off shore or rent or bring bicycle and tour Key Colony & Marathon. Walk or Bike a section of the old 7-Mile Bridge. Drive 45 miles to Key West and spend a day shopping/eating/drinking on Duval Street. Stay to watch the Sunset.
Sunset Park is 1 block away; the Cabana Club Beach is 8 blocks away (an easy walk or bike ride - PARKING is available; Sombrero Beach is 5 miles away; and Bahia Honda Beach is appx 10 miles from Marathon. Small remote gorgeous beaches.
Bring your Boat or rent a boat and tour the island, the reefs, fish, snorkel, dive - all within few miles of Carole's Cottage. World Class Charter Boats go out daily and are located within a 1/2 mile of the house.
Relax on the back deck - enjoy a drink or a meal - quiet peaceful neighborhood on canal. Enjoy the wildlife - iguanas, white heron, pelicans, ibis, burrowing owls and 'Clementine' (neighbor's pet pig).
3 Restaurants within walking distance - many more in Marathon. Be sure to stop at KeyBana - upscale womens/mens clothing store on Causeway.
Keywords: Single-Family, Ground Level, Spacious, Updated, Clean, Private, Quiet, Relaxing, Comfortable Beds, Marathon, Key Colony Beach, Florida Keys, Waterfront, Dock, Cabana Club, Cottage, Home away from Home, Fish, Dive, Snorkel, Relax. MM 53.5, boating canal, up to 38' boat -free boat dock, fish cleaning table, bait freezer, trailer parking, beach access, temperature controlled 65' swimming pool, 2BR, 2 BA, free Hi Speed DSL wireless internet, completely furnished, Guest Reviews
WE LIVE IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY WHERE WE RUN A SMALL, FAMILY BUSINESS WITH OUR SON. WE HAVE VISITED THE KEYS REGULARLY SINCE 1994 AND PURCHASED OUR FIRST RENTAL UNIT ON KEY COLONY BEACH IN 1998. WE LOVE THE LAID-BACK ATMOSPHERE, THE OUTDOOR RESTAURANTS ON THE WATER, FISHING, SNORKELING/DIVING, THE HISTORY, THE PARKS, THE FLOWERS, VISITING KEY WEST AND THE OTHER KEYS. WE LOVE THE WEATHER, THE BLUE SKY, THE GREEN WATER, THE SUNSETS. WE TRAVEL TO THE KEYS 4 OR MORE TIMES EACH YEAR TO MAINTAIN OUR HOME/YARD AND OF COURSE, TO 'RELAX & PLAY' THERE. WE KEEP OUR BOAT AT THE DOCK IN FRONT OF OUR HOME AND ENJOY CATCHING AND EATING FRESH MAHI MAHI, GROUPER, SNAPPER.WAHOO,
WE ENJOY DOING NOTHING, SITTING ON DECK ALONG CANAL ENJOYING A PINA COLADA OR COFFEE OR WHATEVER. WE ENJOY GRILLING OUR FRESH CATCH ON THE DECK.
WE RENTED HOMES PRIOR TO PURCHASING OUR FIRST HOUSE ON KEY COLONY BEACH IN 1998 (A 1/2 DUPLEX UNIT - LATER BOUGHT SECOND 1/2 AND IN 2004 PURCHASED OUR CURRENT RENTAL COTTAGE ON 12TH STREET) BECAUSE WE LOVED THE AREA SO MUCH. WE LOVE THE FACT THAT IF WE CHOOSE TO, WE CAN DRIVE TO THE KEYS AND GET AWAY TO THE 'ISLANDS' OR WE CAN FLY INTO MIAMI, RENT A CAR AND DRIVE 100 MILES TO PARADISE. WE LOVE THE MIDDLE KEYS AS OPPOSED TO KEY WEST, BUSIER AND MORE CONGESTED - THO A FUN PLACE TO 'VISIT'. THE FISHING IS THE 'BEST' JUST OFF SHORE AS IS THE SNORKELING/DIVING. WE CHOSE THE KEYS FOR THE WEATHER. KEY COLONY IS UNIQUE IN THAT IT IS A 'CITY' WITH GOVERNING BODY AND A POLICE FORCE, SEPARATE FROM MARATHON AND REST OF KEYS. KEY COLONY BEACH IS AN ISLAND JUST OFF U.S.1 ON THE OCEAN SIDE. IT IS MOSTLY RESIDENTIAL, QUIET, WELL MAINTAINED, HAS THREE RESTAURANTS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE, A GOLF COURSE, CHARTER BOATS AND BEACHES. WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE HERE? COME SEE FOR YOURSELF........
OUR HOME IS 'OWNER MANAGED' ---SO YOU GET PERSONAL ATTENTION. PRIVATE, SINGLE-FAMILY, 2 LARGE KING BEDROOMS, 2 LARGE BATHS, 2100 SQ. FT. OPEN LIVING SPACE PLUS A DECK, BOAT DOCK, AND MEMBERSHIP TO THE CABANA CLUB (BEACH, POOL). WE LIVE THERE 4 - 6 WEEKS EACH YEAR AND KEEP OUR HOME MAINTAINED FOR OUR GUESTS. YOU WILL FIND OUR HOME CLEAN, COMFORTABLE, PLEASANTLY DECORATED AND A GOOD PLACE TO RELAX, READ, WATCH THE WILDLIFE, FISH OFF THE DOCK, OR DO NOTHING!! SUNSET PARK IS ONE BLOCK FROM OUR HOME WITH GORGEOUS SUNSETS. YOU MAY BRING YOUR BOAT AND KEEP IT AT OUR DOCK (UP TO 38') OR RENT A BOAT IF YOU CHOOSE. HOME SITS ON A CANAL THAT LEADS TO GULF/OCEAN, A SHORT 5 MIN. BOAT RIDE TO EITHER. IT FEELS LIKE 'HOME' WITH MANY COMFORTS. wifi WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS, FULLY FURNISHED KITCHEN, BED LINENS, TOWELS AND MUCH MORE........... COME AS YOU ARE............ENJOY THE BEACHES, MILD TEMPERATURE, PALM TREES IN THE DEAD OF WINTER OR ANYTIME!