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JoAn Geissler

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english, french, german

Venetian Tropics Pvt home w/heated Pool, 3 bdrm /70ft dock w/deep canal.

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Venetian Shores House Rental Photos and Description

Beautiful 3 bedroom vacation home located on deep canal w/ocean & bay access.

Vacation Rental License No VR-001


Located on the peaceful upper Keys, in Islamorada, this home is situated in the quiet residential neighborhood of Venetian Shores MM 86. Immediate access to ocean and Bay side off of Snake Creek. Islamorada is is just 75 miles from Miami and 86 miles from Key West. The average temperature is 80 degrees and 78 degrees for the water. Islamorada sits between the clear waters of the Florida Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is bestowed with a Coral Reef three to five miles offshore that is filled with spectacular life.

Two story home

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath, private home is equipped with many extras including this heated (at 80-82 degrees) swimming pool that is partially shaded so you can enjoy floating with a cool drink leisurely. WIFI ready. This vacation gem boasts large rooms furnished in rattan and decorated with a tropical flair. You can see this view from the living room, dining room, and kitchen as it has four large sliding glass doors opening upon our large deck.

First bedroom has a queen-size bed with a private bath and plenty of natural sunlight. New tiles, this room has been totally renovated with it great poster bed. The second newly tiled bedroom has king bed, with TV

Fully renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, Flat screen computer with high speed internet. Also WIFI ready.

If you do not need the 3 bedroom and only need a 2 bedroom you can save $1000 a week.

Our master suite, all tiled. It is at the pool level. You can just walk-out in the morning and enjoy the refreshing view and sit on the deck, this view is of the large sitting room with the king-size bed in the background. It opens totally up on the pool deck with sliding glass doors. Heated kidney shape pool, pets permitted upon request $200 deposit non refundable.

Keywords: Private Home,Private Heated Pool Vacation Home/Deep Canal, pets, scuba, fishing, boating,Florida Keys,

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
JoAn Geissler (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, german

About JoAn Geissler

Grew up in Montreal Quebec Canada. Came to the USA in 1969 became citizens and we are proud to be Americans. We have to lovely 2 daughters, 7 grandchildren. We have been landlords for 36 years and work as a team. Married for 53 years.

JoAn Geissler purchased this house in 1990

Why JoAn Geissler chose Islamorada

We traveled to the Keys for many years because of my husband's love of scuba diving and his dream was to one day be able to afford a house on a canal where he could one day retire to. One day I just decided to say , lets look at houses and I fell in love with this house and even though it seemed out of reach for us at the time, I thought with many sacrifices we could do it. We struggled for a while but we made it happen by renting it and we are still renting it as we are not yet retired and as landlords it seems one never retires, but no complaints, we are happy to share our vacation home for others to enjoy . We continue to improve and ad new things and always appreciate ideas to make our vacation home as friendly as possible.

What makes this house unique

What I fell in love with the moment I saw the house was the pool and pool deck and it's uniqueness along with the chiki bar and canal. The large upper deck viewing the pool and canal was also very impressive. I just had to get this dream house no matter how hard I had to work to get it... and though it was a crazy idea we made it happen. My husband was just as excited about the prospect of having his dream house and we plowed forward and never regretted it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family of 5 (kids 6 13&16) stayed for a week in early march and had an incredible time here. The house is just beautiful, top notch neighborhood and we felt very safe and welcome here. Very close by to many activities that the keys have to offer. The pool was perfect temp and just enough shade to enjoy all day long and even at night sooo warm. Elegant outdoor lighting and the tiki bar is huge. We fished in the canal and saw everything from tropical fish to squid and even 5 foot tarpon jumping! The dock made boat rental a breeze, being on the water in islamorada is amazingly beautiful and the house is only maybe 1 or 2 miles to the popular sandbar in the ocean. Having the computer at the house kept the teenagers busy when mom and dad just wanted to grill and hang-out at the house. Joan and her manager Barbara are delightful women to do business with and they make you feel very welcome. If you want tropical paradise without the rowdy crowds and the time to tick-tock like we did, it doesn't get better than this. Thanks Joan
Mar 2011
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based on 5 traveler reviews

Venetian Tropics Pvt home w/heated Pool, 3 bdrm /70ft dock w/deep canal.
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
St. Augustine, Florida

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home last summer in June 05, We had the best time. The house and property is very well kept. We enjoyed the pool and bar very much we had a blast. The area is very nice and peaceful and great fishing !! We booked this house again for the summer of 06 as well. If interested in booking property I would highlt recommend it. Also Joanne is a really nice lady and very accomodating.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2005
  • Stayed: Oct 2005
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location beautiful pool

  • 5 of 5

We love the home and the fact that it is so close to Snake Creek .. The canal is clear Our family has stayed in the past the owner JoAnn is very timely and helpful .. We hope to stay next year also..

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shanie Thank you for the review, glad you enjoyed your stay. .would be happy to accommodate you again. JoAn
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Gallatin, TN

Great House, Great Week

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed 2nd week of May on a fishing vacation. Great location with immediate ocean and gulf access. Saw two 5' tarpon cruising right in the canal! Very wide canal with 70' of dock. Home is very well equipped, maintained and was very clean. Especially enjoyed the pool after a hard day of fishing. The owner was wonderful and responded immediately to questions as we were going through the rental process. We visit the Keys every year and will definitely be back at Venetian Tropics!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and glad you enjoyed our vacation home Joan
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jacksonville, florida

We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, wonderful neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
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McHenry, IL

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this home twice in the past and are scheduled there again this April. The owner is very nice and accommodating. It's very comfortable and the pool and tiki bar are lots of fun. It's in an upscale area of beautiful homes. If you're a boater, there is quick access to the bay and ocean. Islamorada is our favorite spot in the Keys with the best restaurants and things to do. Can't wait for April!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2004
  • Stayed: Nov 2004
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Nearest Airport
86 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Founders Park
Car: necessary

Tennis at Founders Park, Snorkeling/Scuba Diving,Theaterof the sea this just about 4 miles south of us and they have dolphin shows among other things,Spanish Treasure Museum in Islamorada, Watersports at Holiday Isle Beach,fishing, boating, kayacking, There are many great restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Venetian Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 28 2016 - Dec 21 2016
7 night minimum stay
Xmas and New Years
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $200
Pet Fee $200
Service fee $75
Tax Rate 12.5%

You may rent the 2 bedroom only or as a 3 bedroom by adding the master suite (king bed) plus bathroom and living room at the pool level for $1000.
There is a $75.00 processing fee

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Venetian Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Dialup Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upper level en-suite 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upper level en-suite 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower at pool level - outdoor shower
    Master bath at pool level - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upper level - 1 king
    Upper level - 1 queen , Bathroom en-suite
    Uper level Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper queen couch in living room
    Master floor - 1 king , Also has living room and bathroom
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Complete Kitchen, Cathedral Ceilings, Cable TVs & VCRs, Outdoor Chiki Bar, Outdoor Shower, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Sleeps 6 OR It Can Sleep 8 with the Third Bedroom at the Pool Level, We Could Be Pet-Friendly, 70 ft dock chiki bar at pool level

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