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Ocean Side Waterfront Exclusive Affordable Home - Pool , Tennis, Fishing & Golf

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Private Exclusive Five Bedroom, Four Bath Waterfront Residence, Sleeps 10-12

Villa Sombrero is an exclusive and private waterfront destination in the heart of the fabulous Florida Keys.

This unique retreat is perfectly positioned overlooking a natural preserve on a serene protected deep waterway; providing easy boat access to the Atlantic Ocean to fish & dive or just relax at nearby waterfront restaurants.

Above all others, this incredible vacation getaway boasts the following features:

• Five Bedroom & four Baths separated into Two (2) tastefully decorated and fully equipped residences across from the 12th fairway of Sombrero Country Club’s 18 hole championship golf course

• Dockage accommodating small fishing boats or yachts on a 140’ continuous deep water concrete seawall and an additional 55’ x 19’ protected cut in slip for smaller yachts. Captains will appreciate the fact they have plenty of room to come about in this waterway.

Amenities:: • Relax in your over sized heated swimming pool with Jacuzzi overlooking a natural preserve and waterway

• Serve it up on your own private tennis court at water’s edge

• Covered parking for two vehicles and ample room for guests and plenty of room for several boat trailers.

This magnificent home is approximately 2 hours from Miami, 1 Hour from Key West, and 2 miles from Marathon Airport.

Amenities: Fully air conditioned, cable, telephone, flat screen televisions, Wireless internet service, DVD players, 2 fully equipped kitchens, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer, fish table, Lp Weber gas barbecue, out door bait freezer & Fridge, 50 AMP service at dock, sleeps eight guests in two king master bedroom suites and two twin bedroom suites, outdoor shower, pool side loungers, outdoor dining table and chairs.

Activities:: Activities: Fishing: off-shore trolling, reef fishing, flat fishing, or great fishing off your own dock, Lobstering during season only, snorkeling and scuba diving at Sombrero Reef or John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, jet skiing, para sailing, wind surfing, bi-plane rides, FIB rides, helicopter rides, fighter jet rides, swim with the dolphins, sea turtle hospital, museums, sailing, sunset cruises, shopping, superb restaurants and nightlife, golf at your front door, your own tennis court, Sombrero Beach minutes away by boat or car for sunbathing, swimming and building your sand castle, or relax around your own private lushly landscaped swimming pool; Key West just an hour away by car or 45 miles by boat: Hemingway’s House and other historic homes, Mel Fischer museum, world famous Duval Street, Historic Seaport, day trips to the Dry Tortugas and simply more activities and attractions than you can imagine.

More Details

Property Manager
Gary Haber
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Gary Haber

Gary Haber, the previous owner for 9 1/2 years now manages Villa Sombrero for Keys Real Estate Investments. Gary is a native Floridian who loves Boating, scuba diving, fishing and most outdoor activities. Gary is a semi-retired real estate manager and Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker.

Gary Haber purchased this house in 2006

Why Gary Haber chose Central Florida Keys

The Villa overlooks Boot Key Harbor with its beautiful sunsets to the West and refreshing breezes from the East that travel down Sisters Creek, a natural waterway that leads to great diving and fishing grounds of the Atlantic.

Across Sisters Creek there is a natural preserve and no neighbors. It is private, exclusive and a great destinantion.

What makes this house unique

Large pool, private Tennis court, spectaculars views, only one neighbor, great sunsets and great location, close drive to Grocery and Liquor store and wonderful local fare restaurants.


Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
  • Master Bedrooms with King size beds have their own master baths.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • Beds will accommodate 10 adults. Children may sleep on Sleeper Sofa's.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving ...
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(26 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.5384617 based on 26 reviews

Great Vacation Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been staying at this home every September for the past several years and we love it! The seawall is a magnificant place to watch the colorful sunsets; not to mention the great igauna and manatee watching that goes on there! We do a lot of fishing off the seawall too. The fish cleaning table is handy when we unload from our boat that is docked off the seawall. The pool is a fun place to keep cool and watch all the boat traffic - the lobster and fishing boats returning for the day. The house has a perfect layout and is very comfortable. It is conviently located near grocery and souvenir shopping. I would recommend it for families of all ages! We can't wait for next year!!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We take great pleasure in making our home available to the many visitors of the Florida Keys. Our Villa Sombrero extended family visit from far away places like Austria, Germany, South and Central America, to visitors from all parts of the US including our backyard of Florida. We strive in making our home your home away from home. Please give us a call to discuss your Keys vacation needs. You will love it here.
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A Great Place for Families

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults and 6 kids stay at this home for spring break and the set up was perfect! Everyone had privacy of a room and yet we were close enough to cook and eat together without any problems. The lower level has a great open floor plan, easy in and out to the pool. The pool was AWESOME! Perfect temperature for the mom's to even slide into when they needed a break from the sun. When the kids weren't in the pool, they were catching fish off the dock or playing tennis. We had manatee float up to the seawall daily and the kids loved it! (We all did!) Hammock was used daily, loungers around the pool were good, patio area, semi-beach and dock were all great! Downstairs kitchen had everything we needed! Would definitely go back here and recommend it for families!!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

This place is great! We would definitely consider staying there again!

Some feedback and improvement ideas.

We absolutely loved heated swimming pool. Fishing off the dock was awesome. We even saw some manatees! We enjoyed playing tennis, but there could be light so we could play after sunset.

On the first floor there is no dishwasher in the kitchen. There is no big dining table either. These two things were inconvenient for us since we liked to eat together with the whole family. The existing glass round table is unbound and dangerous with the kids.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Myrtle Beach SC

Horrible experience with agent junky rental.

  • 1 of 5

So not worth the money. The pictures on this website do not match up with what the house looks like. If I had to guess I would say they are at least 10 to 15 years old and so is the furniture in the house and most of it is broken in some way or another. So many more places out there that are so much more nicer than this. Broken furniture, wore out broken down beds, two spoons in the kitchen, nasty stains all over the ceiling, dirty nasty duct tape hanging off the doors, broken Furniture outside. I rented a property not just a nice pool. Told by the rental agent, to get over the negative and find the positive, basically shut my mouth. Asked if we could get out of a contract because the place was so run down, after staying just one night and was told too bad. There was mold in the shower outside where you're told you have to take a shower before you get in the pool, it was just gross. I must say I've never been treated more poorly in all of my travels. Was told to go to the upstairs of the unit but it smelled horrible. And all we were told was too bad they said they would give us another week but we don't want to stay there because it's so nasty we just wanted some of our money back and they just kept saying no. These are not fair business people.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Villa Sombrero" is a great vacation rental property as evidenced by the many positive reviews. I am sorry this renter had these unwarranted issues, false accusations and exaggerated claims. We did address the lumpy bed and stains caused by condensation and have recently constructed a 5th bedroom, installed a new central AC with more great amenities on the way to enhance your vacation in the most beautiful setting in the Florida Keys.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay. The owner and manager both really nice and very helpful. Like the idea of the cut in to keep your boat. Caught plenty of fish right off the dock. The place was super clean when we arrived. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We take great pride to assure our guests that their stay will be enjoyable. The Villa possess the characteristics that very few properties have. Great outdoor environment. Beautiful pool. Tremendous waterfront. Comfortable and very clean accommodations. Close proximity to stores and restaurants and much more.
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Saint Augustine,Florida


  • 5 of 5

Villa Sombrero has topped the charts for a vacation rental as far as I'm concerned. My husband and I along with 2 other couples went to marathon to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. We had a great time even though the weather wasn't in our favor. We made the best of it. We fished every single day off of the seawall on the property and caught enough fish for a fish fry for 6. We made use of the pool whenever we could which was very clean and very relaxing. Both upstairs and downstairs units were very clean upon arrival and both were supplied with everything we needed. We grilled outside every night and listened to the outside stereo which was very nice. We brought our 20 ft boat and docked it right at the house which was really convenient. The property manager Gary was always very quick to respond to any questions or concerns we had. Made a trip to key west and had a good time even though it rained all day. Would definitely recommend this property to anyone we know that might be taking a trip to the keys. We can't wait to go back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Marathon Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sombrero Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Overseas Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: recommended

Marathon, Florida the heart of the Florida Keys. A couple of hours from Miami and an hour to Key West.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $325
Additional Guest Fee $39 per person per night
Pet Fee $200
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $750

• Full amount of Rental Contract amount due between 60 - 90 days prior to occupancy.
• Rentals are weekly from 3pm Saturday - 9am Saturday. Pay Pal accepted.
• Cleaning Charge ranges from $200 to $325 depending on occupancy level.
• Pets Allowed – Please inquire. Pet Deposit and pet fee required

Two Bedroom Rates From $1,800 - $2,650.( if available)
Short Notice specials available......(30 days prior to arrival date)
Last Minute arrangements & special offers considered.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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