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Keys Winter--Stone Crabs and Mojitos under the Palms!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type mobile home
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3/1 Pet Friendly, Squeaky Clean and Comfy Bungalow w/fenced lot for Fido

3 bdrm. 1 bthrm, separate living areas, large equipped kitchen, private parking, fenced private back yard, room for small boat and trailer in side yard. Remodeled in 2010, & brand new bthrm., nicely furnished, air conditioning, satellite TV & Internet, electronics. Located in mostly single family community, 3 mins. drive to deep water put in ramp with access to ocean. 1,000 square feet of tiled areas and new wood floors. Nicely furnished bedrooms w/comfy beds and new linens, kitchen & bath fully remodeled, spacious and bright and airy, private-fenced backyard, fine for a dog. Sit outdoors and enjoy Florida weather, bar-b-q your dinner after a long day in the sun & fishing-- come home to Margaritaville. Relax on the sandbar in nearby beaches - pups welcomed. All the comforts of home found in this double wide unit located at mile market 92.5, close to many restaurants and bars, shopping, movies and a waterfront park, community pool, dog park and fitness classes for small fee. Free & private laundry room off back porch.

Snorkeling and Diving: Snorkeling and Diving are favorite activities in the Florida Keys and beautiful reefs can be seen from glass bottom boats, individual snorkeling and private or organized deep sea excursions. John Pennekamp Park is famous for its reef and colorful undersea tours. This property has free access to Harry Harris park with excellent boat ramps to the Atlantic ocean and kids playground, BBQ area, restrooms, etc. Founders Park is 10 mins. drive and for a nominal fee per guest visitors enjoy olympic pool, outdoor picnic faciities, dog park, pretty sandy beach with changing rooms and shower/bathrm. facilities -- very very manicured and attractive community facility.

Deep Sea Fishing, Sail Fishing: Florida Keys are known for their fishing and yachting charters. Key Largo and Islamorada are 10 mins. drive from this property and boast among the best available fishing and yachting excursions the Florida Keys have to offer. Organized private and group charters depart daily from numerous area marinas. The month of March is prime sail fishing season, May through June is dolphin (the fish not the mammal) fishing season, and first week of August is the mini season for Florida lobster and then August through March is the regular lobster season. However, people fish year round in the keys and catch grouper, snapper, trout, hog fish and many other good eating fish. Stone crabs are in season from October to May.

Shop, Relax Sightseeing, Party and Enjoy Nighlife: Islamorada, Key Largo and Tavernier have many ocean front bars with live music and bustling happy hours and after hours. Enjoy island life at the many outdoor restaurants and cafes and enjoy informal or formal dining, featuring locally caught seafood. Jet skis and ocean kayak rentals available nearby, local comm. ctrs. offers yoga, zumba and other exercise classes

Miami is about 45 mins. north where you can enjoy the South Beach beaches and see beautiful people and places, outdoor dining, casual to elegant restaurants. Coral Gables, just inside Miami is known for Mediterranean architecture, pretty gardens and tree lined blvds. and excellent dining. Kids can enjoy Monkey Jungle, Metro Zoo, Parrot Jungle Island, Kids Museum, Museum of Science and Planetarium and many many parks and kids activities.

More Details

Irene or Ernest
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, hungarian, Romanian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Irene or Ernest

The owners are big keys fans, into fishing and boating and of course....DOGS! They welcome all sizes and especially appreciate responsible owners who don't leave their furry children behind. Please be mindful and don't let your dogs onto our beds and / or use out bed linens to make doggie beds (we supply one or bring your own!)

Why Irene or Ernest chose Upper Florida Keys

It's a very affordable way to enjoy the treasures of the Florida Keys,,quick drive to beaches, jet ski spots, deep sea excursions, snorkeling -- all within mins. commute, even keep your boat on premise and not spend a whole lot. For much less than motel rates, you'll have the equivalent of a small house but with a yard for the pup and pkg. for your boat/trailer. There are outdoor live music venues and casual to fine dining choices all around the area. Or, catch your own and bring it home to prepare your way in this home away from home.

What makes this mobile home unique

All the benefits of a house without the cost! There is a side yard fenced in for your dog and a patio and grill area for you to enjoy outdoor life in the privacy of your own home away from home.


Tavernier Mobile Home Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • mobile home
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • bathroom has tub and shower curtain and large vanity area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , night stand dresser
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , night stand dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , side table and lamp
  • bedroom has queen sized bed w/two nightstands and a dresser, closet in room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There is a drop off from the living room to the kitchen and dining room and wheel chair access would be difficult. In addition unpaved parking area would make wheelchair mobility a problem.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Keys Winter--Stone Crabs and Mojitos under the Palms!!
average rating of 4.3636365 based on 11 reviews

Very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Our hostess was awesome. The property provides everything you need for a wonderful stay. Located near shopping for groceries and souvenirs. Restaurants a-plenty! We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Horrible Experience! I would not recommend this property to anyone!

  • 1 of 5

I have never taken the time to write a review before, but this property warrants a true review to warn potential renters of what the property is like. I can write a million things wrong with this property but I will keep it short. When we arrived the property smelt like mold, urine and chemical odor eliminators. We aired it out for hours but one bedroom with a double bed would not smell any better, so forget about sleeping there. The furniture in the house is very outdated and looks like it came from a thrift shop and it is not 'nicely furnished' as described. There is no dish washer as listed in the ad, one air conditioning unit does not blow cold air, the dryer is all rusty, the lawn chairs are very visibly covered in mold. The neighbors have four very aggressive dogs who violently bark and try to jump over the small metal fence. The 'garden' is full of crushed stone. As you can see in the property description the renter talks about local amenities and hardly the property at all. Beaches are only found in state parks, the closest of which costs $500 for a family of four for 2 weeks and your dog is not allowed on the beach. The others cost less but are quite a ways away. I can't wrap my head around all these positive reviews, there is simply no way we are talking about the same place. I can go on and on about more things that are wrong but I covered the main points. Please steer clear of this place and do not fall for this falsely advertised property because you will be left disappointed. The property owner doesn't care about your satisfaction. The pictures look much better than reality! We feel like we've been scammed, and this ruined our vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Regrettably this traveler did not understand that mobile homes with xeryscape gardens are typical in the keys and sustainable gardens. The smell would have disappeared once the wall unit ran for 10 minutes. All other allegations are just untrue, and previous reviews are evidence of the care we take in maintaining our property. The fence dividing the yard next door with the dogs has lattice work, so no dogs can touch or ever meet and those dogs are not in the yard too often. I can assure all my guests that there are no crumbs, no soiled linens, no dust, no mold and floors are spotless. If anything breaks or goes missing, it is replaced before the next traveler arrives.
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Miramar FL


  • 5 of 5

The home is well maintained. Had everything I needed. Close to everything. Irene was responsive to my texts. Would definitely stay again... thank you

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place!

  • 5 of 5

Booked this place last minute for a quick dive trip with the family and dogs. Very please with this well maintained and clean home. Location was great we were able to get to to dive boats in both Key Largo and Islamorada with ease. Irene was very helpful and gracious accommodating this spare of the moment booking. The fenced yard was great and the dogs were very happy to be able to get out and stretch:) Will definitely be on the list of places to stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Lisa thank you for your review .I m also pleased with your left it clean no dog hair or damage. Thank you Irene
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Loved this house!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location. Right in the middle of islamorada and key largo! House was cute and perfect for us and our dog! Kitchen had everything we needed to cook with and bedrooms had plenty of extra linens and towels. Irene checked in to make sure everything was good after we got in. Would defiantly stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Key Largo

  • 2 of 5

Trailer was nice and clean inside as well as no bugs.. but the outside and yard needs a little work.. couldn't go outside too much due to over growth.. We were going to use the grill but the grate was full of holes so we couldn't.. but it was comfortable for short time we were there..

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We had a very rainy summer in 2015 and the bouganvillea grew huge. This has been cut back substantially. There are no holes in the gate nor fence so we are baffled about this comment. The grill was replaced 2 years ago and unfortunately, due to proximity to the ocean and exposure the controls weather faster than they should. A new grill has been purchased.
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Rates & Availability

Tavernier Mobile Home Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Nov 24 2016 - Mar 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Aug 16 2017 - Nov 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $50
Tax Rate 12.5%

Boat storage on premise= water charge will apply ($15-35 daily depending on size of boat & length of stay). During holidays & special events a one week minimum may be required (i.e. bike week, Christmas, new years, etc.). 3 day holiday weekends have a holiday surcharge = $150 (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day). DO NOT LET YOUR PET ON OUR LINENS = security deposit will be penalized.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Miami International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Tiki Bar at Islamorada, numerous outdoor spots
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US#1 (overseas highway) & Oleander Drive
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Old Tavernier, Fish House, Mile Marker 88, Tiki
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Harry Harris Recreation Area and Park, Founders Pk
Car: recommended

Remodeled double-wide mobile home, in a residential community with deepwater across and end of the street. 3 bdrm, 1 bath home with large eat in kitchen, living and dining rooms, screened terrace, with a private fenced-in yard. Tavernier is a small community located between Key Largo and Islamorada, at mile marker #92.5. 3 mins. drive to Harry Harris Park for boat ramp access, private beach and recreation area including bbq and kids park - free for residents and renters. This community is very quiet and you can really feel the laid back pace of the Florida Keys. Unit is nearly 1,000 square feet with air conditioning and private parking in front, enough for 3 cars and a boat and trailer. Fisherman's paradise with daily fishing excursions leaving from Key Largo and Islamorada marina's. Fine dining, casual and elegant within 5 minutes, convenient to grocery store and large shopping area and just off of US#1, but tucked away in this bungalow like community, all roads end at water.

Other Activities: Founder's Park offers comm. pool (Olympic size), basketball, soccer, dog park

Golf: Key Largo's Ocean Reef Gold Resort is nearby and special privileges are needed, or member invitation, however, in Miami you have many world class golf courses such as the Doral Golf course with the Blue Monster, the Melreese, Biltmore golf and many others ranging from moderate priced to full service deluxe golfing services and fees.


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