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Gustavo Alvarez

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

Ocean Side, Deep Canal, 40' Dock, Wi Fi, Beautiful Home, See

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights


Tavernier House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Beautiful, Relaxing Florida Keys - the Perfect Escape to Paradise. A 3/2 Home, Clean, Bright and Refreshing Décor with Comforting Bamboo Floors and a Open Floor Plan. Bedding for up to 8 guess. Has Davits, 40' Foot Dock, No Pool Needed on the cleanes Canal of the Upper Keys Where Everyone Swims Year Round, Also Only Canal with Lighted Markers. 2 Minutes to the Open Ocean and full throttle on your boat. Near Tavernier Creek So If You Desired to Venture Into the Gulf Side. You'll Also Find Popular Harry Harris Park Within Walking Distance Which Has, Boat Ramps, Fishing, Swimming Basin, Children's Playground, Picnic Areas with Charcoal Grills, Softball Field and Basketball Courts. Beach Area. World Famous John Penny Camp Coral Reef State Park is Just North on Us-1 with Some of the Best Snorkeling and Diving in the Keys. There Are Numerous Diving Centers and Shops Offering Diving, Snorkeling, and Kayaking Excursions, Boat Rentals. Deep Sea Fishing Charters All Within a 5 Minute Drive.

Residence Features: 3 Bedrooms. the Master Bedroom Has its Private Bathroom and a Queen Size All in a Romantic Hawaiian Setting. the Middle Room Has Bunk Beds (a Full and a Twin Size Bedding). the

Third Room Has a Full Size Bed and a Twin Pull Roll Out. All Linens is Provided. TV/Cable, Free Netflix, VCR/DVD, Stereo, Smoke Detectors, Iron/Board, Washer/Drier, Lots of Closet Space in All Rooms, High

Office: with printer, scanner, writing desk. Wifi

Efficiency Central A/C - Heater, Outside Gas Grill, Plenty of Out Side Storage, Private Parking.

Kitchen Features: All New. Includes Dishes, Cook Ware, Utensils, Toaster, Blender, Coffee Maker Provided. Fridge with Ice/Water in the Door, Dishwasher, Microwave, Stove with Oven. a Time Saver

Counter Top Electric Toaster Oven, Garbage Disposal.

Out Doors: Gas Barbeque, Two Bicycles, Fish Cutting Table , Bait and Fish Freezer, Dock Ladder to Enter and Exist from Your Swim in the Crystal Clean Water. Relaxing Landscaping Coconut Trees,

Magical Buddha Belly Bamboo, Colorful Bougainvillea, Traveling Palm, Fish Tail Palms, Fragrance Flowering Frangipanis. You'll Love the Out Door Setting. Call Now for Availabilities!

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More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Gustavo Alvarez (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

About Gustavo Alvarez


My wife and I are professional Martial Artist for 35 year. Our business is in Weston (Fort Lauderdale),Florida. We enjoy kicking around and everything that has to do with the ocean.

Gustavo Alvarez purchased this house in 1987

Why Gustavo Alvarez chose Tavernier

Hi There,

Thank you for visiting my listing and I wish you a great vacation. I have been visiting the Florida key’s since 1965 and I still count the days looking forward to the weekends and holidays to relax and enjoy the magic of our home in the keys. If you allow me to host your next vacation stay. you’ll quickly see why I chose to buy my home in the subdivision of Blue Waters in Tavernier. My wife and I enjoy the convenience of the best stores, shops and , restaurants. But best of all we feel the waters in this area are superior. First if you like deep sea fishing the gulf stream tends to flow in closer to land in our area. There are many benefits to this. Also the Diving and snorkeling is unmatched with John penny camp national preserve , and our life filled reefs. Now, here is the something even more unique , Tavernier key is about 200 yards from shoreline that offers shallow sandy bottom for swimming and beach area. The islands is often the a final destination after a day fishing to anchor, barbeque, sip a refreshment, swim, kick back and love life. This island also protects the shore and offer calmer waters for skiing , tubing, jet skiing, flat fishing, bait catching. These are just some of the many highlight you will definitely enjoy. I guarantee you will have made the perfect choice allowing me to be your host.

Guestbook comments from the owner

we rented gus and carmen's home in tavernier for the month of february and had a great stay. we can't say enough about the house as well as the professionalism and care on the part of it's owners. the house is exactly as portrayed, neat and well maintained. we have rented before, and this home exceeded our expectations. we love the area with the ocean canal as our backyard. it is close to harry harris state park which is a lovely spot for fishing, swimming and just catching a breeze while reading. we took advantage of that as well as founders park, only a ten minute ride away. the pool there is amazing as well as the beach and playground. our 2 young grandsons and their parents joined us for 10 days and they loved the playgrounds at both locations. we saw many fish in the canal including a large beautifully colored angel fish, and the resident iguana added to the tropical setting. all in all it was the nicest home we've found to enjoy our time in the keys. thanks so much gus and carmen for sharing your home with us.

bob and eileen
Jan 2014
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Ocean Side, Deep Canal, 40' Dock, Wi Fi, Beautiful Home, See
average rating of 4.952381 based on 29 reviews
Osterville, MA


  • 5 of 5

My sisters and I shared the home in March and April 2015 - was a great home with excellent location and great amenities; it was clean and well equipped. Dock was well kept and the fishing was very good. Canal was clean and full of juvenile tarpon. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and found Gus easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Relaxing and Inviting Home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, and my sister and a friend, stayed here for the month of January. We enjoyed it very much. The kitchen is well appointed with everything we needed to cook. The new couch in the living room was wonderful and comfortably seated all of us. The ability to use Netflix for movies and the great WIFI access was an added bonus. The location was great; between Key Largo and Islamorada, and a short walk to a small park that has a protected beach. There was a Winn Dixie less than 2 miles away. The house was easy to get around for my husband who uses a cane and my sister who was recovering from a broken foot. Gus was great to deal with.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

This truly feels like home only better cause it's in the Keys! Everything you need is provided & the location is great. Gus & Carmen have been updating/upgrading the entire property over the past several years, making everything quite comfortable & relaxing, and the property is very bugs! You won't be disappointed if you choose to stay here; we'll be back again next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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On the Water, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in mid-November and had a great time. The property is right on a canal, which made for great swimming. We were a 7 minute car ride from the dive shop we were diving with and never drove more than 15 minutes to get to dinner (Num Thai was our favorite). Most nights we stayed in and grilled, though because enjoyed the house so much. There is an excellent sound system which plays music indoors or out and the house has an patio overlooking the canal which is perfect for hanging out and relaxing. Definitely made use of the smart TV to watch some Netflix a couple nights. Thanks for a great trip!!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nokomis, Florida

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

We (me, my husband, and our 3 kids) spent Thanksgiving at this wonderful house. We had a great time! The kitchen was great and we really enjoyed creating our untraditional Thanksgiving feast with what was on hand (which was quite a bit)! Would recommend this place to anyone. Thanks so much, Gus!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Back for the 3rd time!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at Gus & Carmen's home in Tavernier for the month of August....our 3rd consecutive summer there. As I've said before, the location can't be beat for ease of ocean/reef/fishing access, and Tavernier Town Center is a 5-minute drive away, with grocery, drugstore, fast food, post get the picture. If they don't have it you don't need it. Gus is very easy to work with/communicate with and the house is very clean. Neighbors are friendly & it's fun to watch the action go by on the canal, especially on the weekends. Always a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
69 Miles
miami International
Nearest Barpub
3.7 Miles
Dillon's Pub and Grill
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Cheeca Lodge & Spa
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Overseas hightway
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
Chad's Deli & Bakery
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Harry Harris State Park
Car: necessary


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Tavernier House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1248 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Private Master Bather
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower out doors/dock side - outdoor shower , Shower dock side.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Memory Foam mattress/blockout curtains/ 32' Flat screen
    Bunk Beds - 1 bunk bed , Full size below / twin on top
    Guest Room - 1 queen , Pillow soft mattress for your beauty sleep
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds with full size below and a twin on top. If necessary the couch can sleep two.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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