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Oceanfront End Unit, Spectacular Panoramic Ocean Views, Pool, Free WiFi, Tennis

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Pool, FREE Hi Speed Internet, Panoramic Ocean Views

A VACATION RENTAL FOR VIEW LOVERS! Lovingly and well cared for 5th Floor end unit directly on the ocean with oceanfront pool and tennis. Being the end unit on the 5th floor directly on the ocean affords you wonderful, bright and panoramic ocean views. Just 1/2 mile from Florida Keys Dive Center.

Paddle board, kayak and bike rentals nearby or bring your own. Fun to bike through adjacent neighborhoods too. Nearby restaurants, many waterfront within a short drive, serve delicious food and gorgeous sunsets and some will grill your catch or grill on your private beach area and dine under a tiki hut with peaceful water view. The Florida Keys Reef is the 3rd largest living reef in the WORLD so great scuba and snorkeling! Just minutes from Founders Park, Harry Harris Park, Pennekamp State Park, Anne's Beach, Islamorada shopping, Theater of the Sea (dolphin, sea lion and parrot shows) and the History of Dive Museum, swimming with dolphins and the quaint Wildlife Bird Center.

We provide you with everything you need in a home away from home. Included is In Unit high-speed WIFI, flat screen cable TVs. Master bedroom suite has newer King size bed and the 2nd bedroom has 2 new EXTRA Long twin beds that convert to a comfy King bed. And a Pack N Play for a toddler. And no need to argue who gets the bedroom with the full ocean view because both bedrooms (and living room) have it!

The complex is NOT on US 1 so there is NO road noise! All sliders and doors have screens so enjoy the wonderful ocean breezes. Complex includes private lobby with two elevators, coin op laundries on every floor.

Just 1 hour from Everglades National Park and the beautiful Miami Metro Zoo, outlet mall shopping and Miami Homestead Speedway. Also about 1 hour from golf at Keys Gate. Just 2 hours from Key West.

Brand New Quality Sofa Jan. 2017

New King Euro Top Bed, 2014

New Kitchen and Appliances 2014

New 50 inch HDTV in Living Room, 2014

New Extra Long Twin Beds 2015 - Convert to a Comfy King!

Licensed State of Florida and Monroe County and Village of Islamorada

Keywords: Islamorada,Florida,Keys,oceanfront,vacation,rental,accommodation,accommodations,lodging,rentals,Condominium,Condo,Flat,home,house,waterfront,Upper Keys

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About Owner

We bought this condo with the intent to have this tropical retreat become our winter retirement home. We love the beautiful peaceful location and the crystal clear waters and watching pelicans fly past the balcony, sometimes so close you feel you could almost touch them. We like watching the fishing boats leave and enter Tavernier Creek just north of us. Also love the beautiful clear starry nights.

Owner purchased this condo in 2005

Why Owner chose Upper Florida Keys

After looking at many condos in the Middle Keys and Upper Keys, we bought this wonderful 5th floor oceanfront end unit because of the bright open feel of the layout and wonderful panoramic views. So many condos in the Keys feel like you are in a tunnel with no side windows. The large extra window in the living room makes you feel as though you are in a home rather than a condo. We also loved that both bedrooms have a full ocean view, which is very unique, and that you can access the oceanfront balcony from both bedrooms as well as the living room. An unsuspected surprise was the privacy afforded by this property - and that the pool is situated in such a way that one doesn't feel as though in a 'fish bowl' while swimming or lounging poolside.

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy the wonderful sunrise and reflective sunset views and the peaceful, serene location as this condominium community is not on US 1, so there is no traffic noise. We really love that our condo is directly on the ocean with nothing between us and the wide open clear crystal blue waters. Seeing all the pelicans flying past our balcony, and watching the sea life is a fun bonus. The location is very convenient, close to many wonderful restaurants and things to do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were fortunate enough to spend a week at this condo. It is all as posted and the only surprise was it was actually as advertised. Very clean, all amenities that are needed and more. Wonderful location within the building and stunning views. Owners are very easy to work with and very fast communications. Great place! Great Owners! Would definitely recommend staying here. It's a great unit. Had a wonderful stay.
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Tavernier Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1176 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom Suite has New King Size Pillow Top Bed (2014)
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 New (2016) Extra Long Twin Beds Convert to a King Bed
  • Bedrooms have Ceiling Fans, Full Ocean View and Door to Oceanfront Balcony, Cable Flat Screen TV and Alarm Clock/Radio, Bluetooth in Master Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront End Unit, Spectacular Panoramic Ocean Views, Pool, Free WiFi, Tennis
average rating of 4.864865 based on 38 reviews
4

Very comfortable condo with wonderful views.

  • 4 of 5

This was our second year in this condo. Very comfortable. Great view from the balcony. Great location. Good beds. We will probably go there again.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to see you again. Have a wonderful year.
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Amazing views here!

  • 4 of 5

Really loved the quiet and peaceful views from this property. Water could be seen from every room! The owner was great to deal with and responded to any concerns very quickly. There were some issues with the cleaning service that prevented me from giving this property five stars. I would, however, return if I decided to stay in the Keys again!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing and so glad you enjoyed the peacefulness and water views. I am sorry the new cleaning lady arrived early on checkout day. We have since met with the owner of the cleaning service and have been assured that won't happen again.
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5

Wish we can stay longer!

  • 5 of 5

We four adults thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hosts graciously supplied so many extras that we found useful such as kitchen items, beach chairs, coolers, ample bathroom and paper products. We only had to buy our food. And there is a large grocery and drug store within a three minute drive. Both bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious. We did not need the air conditioning at all because the air was always fresh. The view from the balcony of the sunrise was so beautiful. You do not have to worry about any noise as we are far away from traffic. We can see the nice pool from our balcony which has both sun and shaded areas.The location was very convenient because we were able to make day trips to Key West and to the Everglades. We were able to enjoyed many restaurants within a short drive of the condo. We truly cannot recommend this highly enough. Thank you for sharing your place with us.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Best view in the Keys!

  • 5 of 5

Being on the fifth floor gave us a great view of the ocean and the sunrise was simply breathtaking. The accommodations were great, clean and nicely updated even got to watch the World Series on the big TV. We ate out every night as there's plenty of great places to eat especially on the west side of the island as the sun was setting. Looking forward to going back again.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The World Series and the beautiful Florida Keys, how wonderful. Would love to have you back.
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5

Fantastic sunrises and views

  • 5 of 5

Great condo and fun location. Presents as advertised. Lot to do in the area and although there was not a beach area the view was wonderful. We missed the pounding of the surf. Kayakersliked the location and it was fun to watch the fishing boats coming in/out of the harbor. The condo was very clean, neat and offered all the amenities a person could want. Beds were very comfortable. We enjoyed watching the iguanas and spent some time in the pool. Lots of local attractions to see and entertain. Marker 88 was a great restaurant as well as Island Grill both with outside dining options. We took day trips to Key West and to the Everglades which both worked out well. We were able to see alligators and manatees. We visited the Turtle Rescue Center and found that very enjoyable and worth the time.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It sounds like you had a wonderful time doing many different things. There is no surf in the Florida Keys because of the world's 3rd largest living reef surrounding it. However, that wonder provides great scuba, snorkel and fishing adventures and many other watersports as well! Thanks for writing.
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5

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed one week in this condo. The balcony has amazing views. We enjoyed every sunrise. The condo is comfortable and very clean. We went to the Everglades, Key West, snorkeling, and had seafood almost every day by the ocean. We had time to relax and had fun in the keys. Donna (the owner) was great. She gave us great info on restaurants and things to do in the Keys. I highly recommend this condo. Thank you, Donna! We had a blast.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your husband were absolutely lovely guests! Thank you!
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Rates & Availability

Tavernier Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2017
Feb 15 2017 - Apr 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,675
 
 
Holiday
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
Special
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
6 night minimum stay
$139
 
 
End of Summer
Aug 25 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$875
 
 
Autumn
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$910
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Pre High Season
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
January 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,675
 
 
April 2018
Apr 7 2018 - Apr 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Wonderful May
Apr 28 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Holiday
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 17 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
Off Season 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Sep 28 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
Pre High Season 2018
Sep 29 2018 - Nov 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$975
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $149
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 12.5%

This is a Code-Compliant, Licensed Weekly Rental.
No monthly rates.
No pets of any kind per Condominium Association rules.

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.
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Theater of the Sea
Marker 88 Restaurant
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge
Harry Harris State Park
Founders Park Watersports
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Miami (73 miles) or Fort Lauderdale (98 miles)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Old Tavernier
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Keys Gate
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Craigs and Old Tavernier
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Harry Harris Park
Car: necessary

Scuba/Snorkel Charters, Fishing Charters, Robbies Party Boat, Glass bottom boat tours, Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Founders Park, Theater of the Sea, History of Dive Museum, Holiday Isle and Famous Rum Runner's

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