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Linda Spencer

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

Oceanfront Acre Heated Private Pool Sandy Area Dock 15 Min Key West

72 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Lower Florida Keys House Rental Photos and Description

Oceanfront 3Bed/2BA, Acre/Home/Pool/Sandy Area/Dock 20 min Key West

Cudjoe Key (15 minutes from Key West OR Bahia Honda State Park) 3 bedroom, 2 bath newer home with master suite having a double sink, handmade tiles,walk-in closet. Two king size and one queen size bedded room, (queen size pull out couch in living room, pack n play, 1 twin mattress for the floor and queen sized air bed) give gorgeous, comfortable quarters to each guest decorated in Laura Ashley comforters, Claire Murray hand-made throw rugs, and lots of handmade Spencer & Spencer pottery on the walls. WIFI

Open plan living/dining/kitchen overlooking the ocean, sandy area and 60'boat dock. Grounds are lush and most lighting reostated to help you create a relaxed mood in the evening.

Every modern convenience from wine glasses and corkscrews to blenders and toaster to handmade cheese trays or Claire Murray dishes to indulge in luxury…if you enjoy cooking in, you'll find everything from sharp knives and a knife sharpener to a carrot peeler and pasta serving fork and, of course a very dependable blender. In house washer and dryer and for you fussy ones, an iron, ironing board and vacuum. All the amenities you would expect and fans in every room to indulge in the wonderful ocean breezes. An upstairs porch where you can enjoy the views of the ocean and a very private downstairs covered porch with chairs, table and hammock in case you want to enjoy barbecuing poolside,heated pool (86° in winter) with outdoor shower or just enjoy some time alone reading in the hammock. Outdoor ping pong table (under roof) and board games to play. We've spent the better part of our lives enjoying the Keys so if you're a first timer we're happy to share our favorite place

Amenities: 3 Bedrooms: 2 King , 1 queen sleeper in master. Sleeps 6-10, Pack 'N Play, 1 twin mattress for floor sleeping, two baths (master bedroom has large walk-in closet which can be used as 'child's sleep-over room' if added room is needed & there is a queen size sofa bed in Master). Kitchen dishes/cookware/utensils, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, washer/dryer, linens/towels/beach towels, central air conditioning/heating, ceiling fans in every room, cable TV(2), DVD(2), stereo, CD, cassette, private heated pool (86 degrees in winter), outdoor shower, gas grill, small sandy beachy area, 60'dock, hammock, ping pong table. WiFi internet. For divers and fishermen: The retired 523 foot WWII U.S. missile tracking ship Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg that once tracked space launches off Cape Canaveral, and also monitored Soviet missile launches during the Cold War, has been intentionally sunk off Key West in late May to become an artificial reef

Activities & Area: Ping Pong Table, heated pool, sandy area, 60' private dock on property, hammock. Nearby: Kayaking, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Fitness Center, Gym, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Water-skiing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling.

Area: In my mind's eye, we're the most ideal situation in all the Keys. Cudjoe Key is primarily a residential key, not the hustle/bustle of the Upper Keys which I consider a suburb of Miami at this point. We used to own in the Upper Keys but ventured into our area in search of the last vestige of what the Keys are all about, laid back little string of islands with the most amazing water in the world. We are 20 minutes from Key West and all the obvious advantages to that and we are 20 minutes from Bahia Honda State Park voted one of the top ten beaches in the United States.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Linda Spencer (Property Manager)
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

About Linda Spencer

Traveling is our favorite thing and being in the most exquisite places in the world and seeking them out is a favorite pastime.

Linda Spencer purchased this house in 2004

Why Linda Spencer chose Lower Florida Keys

Some places you fall in love with. The Florida Keys is one of those places. Absolutely nothing like it.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The "Roost" rocks! Thanks to all the gang! Clean, neat, no ants. See you back here soon.
Mar 2011
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Reviews

4.9
based on 72 traveler reviews

Oceanfront Acre Heated Private Pool Sandy Area Dock 15 Min Key West
average rating of 4.888889 based on 96 reviews
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5

Wonderful Place to Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We have rented multiple homes through VRBO and Heron's Roost was the best yet. The home and grounds are meticulous. We choose this property for its location in the lower keys. It was great to have a quiet home base yet be so close to Key West and outstanding natural attractions. The owner shares her "best" of list and it was spot on for restaurants, water activities and grocery stores. We are family that loves to eat out but also cook. The kitchen is well-stocked with everything one needs. The BBQ served us well as we cooked fresh local fish several nights. The pool was well maintained and the perfect place to cool off. One of the biggest surprises were the comfortable beds in each of the rooms. No tossing, no turning and no achy back in the a.m. Outstanding. I personally haven't slept better in quite some time. Would most definitely recommend this property and will rent from Linda again if we find our way back to the Keys!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, we try so hard and sometimes these things pass people by, so it's much appreciated that you've taken the time to write. We do hope you'll come back to our little piece of paradise. Linda
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4

Very Nice Home!

  • 4 of 5

The beds were very comfortable. Everything we needed was there. The decor was pretty and everything was very comfortable. The view was lovely. But there were storms while we visited which of course are under no control by the owner! The only possible thing I could have wished for was some ankle deep clear water for my little ones to play in. We chose this rental based on a photo that looked like there would be shallow clear water for the kids. That is the only possible downside. The water was a little murky and too deep for our little girls to play in the ocean. This place was great. The boys fished off the dock. The kitchen was well stocked and the linens were very nice. Plenty of sleeping space. The kitchen table was very comfortable and I loved the fish painting place mats. The living room was very nice and we loved the deck. The kids swam in the pool every day which was conveniently located so that we could be in the house and mostly keep an eye on them when we were too exhausted to swim anymore! There were iguanas all over which was a great point of interest for our son who celebrated his 13th birthday at this home while on vacation. He caught several of them with great joy! Our daughters loved the pool most of all. There were beach towels to use and plenty of nice towels for bath time. The kitchen had everything we needed (save maybe some plastic baggies or food storage). Anyway, it was a great home to stay. It was very clean and very well maintained.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway if you're looking for your own private oasis. I would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spotless and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Most noticeable is the home away from home feeling. Spotless upkeep and comfortable amenities. The deck overlooks an acre of magnificently groomed grounds that connect to the ocean via a specious dock. The pool is directly below and its clear warm waters are a pleasure to enjoy. This is a complete package for anyone desiring privacy, family fun, comfort and close access to the numerous offerings of the Keys.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The home was beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The px of the home did it no justice. It was more than perfect, big,clean,modern and the view! We had 6 adults and 2 children 4 and under, we all agreed we never felt like we were in each other's way. Beds were amazing, 2 of us has back troubles and we never slept better. In fact asked Linda later what kind of mattresses,we got home and purchased them. Herons roost gave us relaxation ,peace and true key beauty.lets not forget about the pool and ocean waterfront was main attraction,perfect again.. A special note for Linda ,she was kind and gracious. We definitely will return, in fact there might have been a tear when we had to leave. Great memories were made at herons roost.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent

  • 4 of 5

Looked at many properties for our family getaway. Chose this property because close to key west one way and beaches the other, the pool and water view. This is like a private mini resort,plus this home is beautiful, the pictures do it no justice. We all agreed it is bigger than thought. There are six adults one 4 yr old and 4 month old, I brought ear plugs thinking we would hear mom and baby, was quite, plus we never felt like in others way. If your looking for a place that offers you peace and beauty , this is it. We are hoping to come again for family reunion. Thank you Linda you have been professional and extremely kind with all our questions

Would not hesitate on calling you for next Florida vacation

Thank you,

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our area has some wonderful restaurants just minutes away; we have a little market on Summerland Key (3 minutes) that has everything from Coleman Colorado beef to white truffle oil to Boar's Head deli meats etc and a Winn Dixie on Big Pine 10 minutes, or Publix etc in Key West 20 minutes. Two terrific local fish markets provide you with fish caught the day you buy it - get it at the source. We also have hundreds of acres of Bird Sanctuary on Cudjoe Key were we drive in the evening and watch the herons and ibis flying purposefully while we watch the sunset. Key West Golf Club 15 minutes away.

Other Activities: kayaking, ping pong table

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Rates & Availability

Cudjoe Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Lobster Mini Season
Jul 23 2016 - Jul 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
July/August
Jul 30 2016 - Aug 12 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Mid August
Aug 13 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
End August
Aug 20 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
September
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
September
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
October & November
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 28 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
November & December
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
December Special
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Cchristmas Week 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,100
 
 
New Year's Week
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,300
 
 
January
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Winter
Jan 28 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
April
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
May
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
June/July
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,750
 
 
Lobster Mini
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
July/August
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Late August
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
September
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,050
 
 
October/November
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
November/December
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
New Year's
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,300
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $25
Housekeeping $180
Administration Fee $24
Tax Rate 12.5%

SATURDAY TO SATURDAY rental. Balance of rental due 120 days before arrival.

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Amenities

Lower Florida Keys House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , single child's mattress, pack n play
  • King bedroom, queen bedroom, king bedroom , large master walk in with pack & play & single mattress for floor sleeping, living room has pull out queen sized couch
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
WIFI, oceanside hammock and sandy area, carpenter made ping pong table. Historic Key West a must!

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