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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish

Charming Waterfront Home in the Lower Keys

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights


Lower Florida Keys House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This open water 'BAYFRONT' home offers both sensational sunrise views overlooking the waters of Pine Channel and sunset views over a natural wooden habitat. Located directly on Pine Channel; this home offers convenient access to both the Atlantic and Gulf.

Home comes equipped with all household items including Cable Television, Stereo System, Washer and Dryer, Linens, and all Kitchen Utensils and Cookware.

Keywords: Single Family home

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for some days in Paradise! We really enoyed our stay.
Jun 2015
  • 1 of 17


based on 5 traveler reviews

Charming Waterfront Home in the Lower Keys
average rating of 4.0 based on 22 reviews

Mixed thougths

  • 3 of 5

We really liked the location and the owners showed up to help with a couple of issues and tried to correct. The home needs a lot of little things fixed such as screen doors that had to be left closed, overhead fans in the bedrooms that were too noisy to be left on.

I did try and walk out into the water and ended up sinking in mud.

The bird life was amazing and the front porch was a great place to watch them from.

Having spent two weeks in Hawaii in a unit that was the same price I would have to say that I was disappointed.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments, we will do our best to get the screens working as soon as possible, as well as look into the fan situation. Regarding to the water, the keys are very different to Hawaii. If you are looking for wide, sandy beaches and decent surf then Hawaii is the place to visit, the beaches in the keys as we mentioned during our conversation are mainly reach by boat or you can visit Bahia Honda State park which does have a nice sandy beach. Once again thank you for your review.
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Chappaqua, NY

Parents plus two small kids, August 28-Sep 2 2011

  • 4 of 5

We are a family of four with two kids, this is the second home we've rented in the Key West area.

What we liked. When we rent, we generally care about three things: quiet waterfront location, clean and functional house. As other reviewers have stated, the location of the house on a quiet dead end street facing the sound was perfect. The kitchen was stocked with basics - everything needed to cook breakfast lunch and dinner. There is one neighbor to one side of the house, otherwise an unobstructed view of the water with lots of undeveloped land in the back. We saw key deer and an iguana during our stay, almost right in front of the property.

The house is somewhat dated inside, but everything (AC, appliances, WIFI, bathrooms/water pressure) worked, and functioned well (we don't care about furnishings etc, just care that it works, but others may). Two double kayaks were great for our kids (6 and 4), probably saved about $300 in rental fees, which you might want to consider when considering other houses against this one.

The house is waterfront. I snorkeled right in front of the house, swam out about 500 feet in to the sound and saw lots of lobsters (look at bases of larger sponges), upside down jellyfish, sponges, hard coral, curly Q anemones, small barracuda, a stingray and lots of snappers. The bottom is mostly sand and sawgrass, there is no reef per se, but still lots to see underwater. The mangroves provide a nursery for small fish in the area. Incidentally none of the wildlife is dangerous to anyone, so swim with confidence. The water is very shallow, about 1-3 feet deep until at least 400 feet offshore -I'd recommend snorkeling at high tide. Boat traffic in the sound was very limited and is far offshore enough to not snorkel with a dive flag. The deepest water in the area is actually right in front of the neighbor's house where it is dredged to about 10 feet (there are lots of dinner size snappers in this hole if anyone wants to go fishing). The house comes with a few rods as well - lots of bait shops nearby. Probably a lot of fun for teenagers and above as far as snorkeling right off the sound in front of the house.

All in we liked this house very much and would recommend to our friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marietta, Georgia

Great house for the money

  • 5 of 5

Great quiet location.

The owners were great to work with and no problems at all with

Super cold AC

Free use of 2 double kayaks. Saved me $300 on rentals.

The channel behind the house has a great deep swimming and snorkeling area just steps from the house.

Just around the corner is the key deer refuge, even had a few deer and a osprey around the house,along with a resident iguana that showed up every day for lunch and loved banana chunks.

If you want a quiet house in a great location you cant beat this house.

30 min from Key West or Marathon but off the beaten path with no traffic at all for quiet evenings.

Thanks Nina and Richard for letting us rent your house.

If you still have it next year I would love to stay there again

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we will be happy to have you stay at our home again.
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Palm Bay, FL

We had a very nice stay at your home.

  • 4 of 5

The house is at the end of a dead end street so there was a lot of privacy with a large empty property across the street and we saw one key deer there. We really enjoyed the peace and quite, and the view of the water and sunrise. We also enjoyed the use of the kayaks. The home was clean and the beds and living room were comfortable. We enjoyed our stay and like the surrounding area, visiting No Name Bar, with tons of Key deer in the area, along with a great dive shop, bait shop, healthfood store/restaurant also very nearby. Looe Key Reef was spectacular, as well as Bahia Honda State Park. Nice Trip to the Lower Keys. Can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank you for taking the time to review our home and we are glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Beautiful View

  • 4 of 5

We (family of 4) stayed 8 days at this rental , beautiful view, quiet location,great for star gazing, home is clean well maintained , could use a few updates, fridge very noisy, wont make ice, ceiling fans rattle, but your in the Keys for the outside , not the room . Close to Bahia Honda, Overall I'll stay again , owners very nice and responsive .

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Boondocks Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
23 Miles
Key West Gulf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Parrotdise Restaurant
Nearest Beach
24 Miles
Key West Beach
Car: recommended

You can enjoy an afternoon of tennis, raquetball and/or basketball at the Big Pine Part and Recreating Center. There is also Golf Courses available in Marathon and Key West. Do not forget to have a great time parasailing in Key West.


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Lower Florida Keys House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Bikes, Kayaks and Fishing poles available.

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