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Real World MTV House---Not Just a House Your Own Private Resort

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 9,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

8 to 10 Bedrooms 1 Crash Pad (very cool) 5 full baths 1 half bath sleeps 16

This isn't just a house, this is your own private mini resort in Key West, Florida. THERE IS NO OTHER PROPERTY THAT COMPARES TO THIS IN KEY WEST- 500 FEET OCEANFRONT- 6000 SQ FOOT LIVING-ACTIVITIES-SECLUDED This is the property used by MTV to film the 2006 Real World Key West. 500 feet of oceanfront, 8 bedrooms (sleeps 16) , 4 1/2 baths,11 plasma TVs, pool table (and ping pong), tennis court, gym, racket ball court (optional), hammocks, 5 paddle boards, 20 bikes, 7 kayaks, basketball court, off sreet car parking, 60 foot long deep boat dock, 100 foot shallow boat dock, plus secondary protected dock for storms and weather. This property is by far the best Key West has to offer!!!!!!! Off season specials available. Perfect for large family getaways, small business retreats. Call early as it gets filled quickly.

THE RESORT COMPOUND CONSISTS OF THE LARGE 8 Bedroom House used by the Real World Key West series and an additional optional house build (called the Racket Ball House) literally built around a racket ball court with 2 waterfront bedroom. The additional house is rented as an additional option if wanted. Please note that to insure the privacy of the Guests of the Main House, the Racket House will not be rented to 3rd parties and is only rented to the Group staying in the big main house. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROPERTY IS ONLY REPRESENTED BY THE OWNER ANDREW LIPPI. ANY OTHER PERSON INCLUDING A CRAIGSLIST LISTING IS NOT AUTHORIZED AND PROBABLY A SCAM.

More Details

Owner
Andrew Lippi
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

Amenities

Key West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 9600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • master - toilet , tub , jetted tub , bidet
    blue - toilet , shower , 2 showers
    pineapple - toilet , shower
    the half - toilet , sink
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom in Racket Ball House - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master - 1 king
    Orange - 1 queen
    Oriental - 2 twin/ single
    Surf - 2 twin/ single
    Hurricane - 1 double
    Pineapple - 1 queen
    Crash Pad (in liv room) - 1 king
    Sunk In Living Room - 3 twin/ single , couches
    Pool TV Room - 2 twin/ single , couches
    Zebra - 1 queen
    OPTIONAL Saint Bart Suite/Bedroom in Racket Ball House - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , the most beautiful view of the Sunrise and Ocean In Key West
    Union Jack Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 couch
    OPTIONAL Key Lime Oceanview in Racket Ball House - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • plenty of space on back porch hammocks to fall a sleep in the ocean moonlight
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
THE RESORT COMPOUND CONSISTS OF THE LARGE 8 Bedroom House used by the Real World Key West series and an additional house build around a racket ball court with 2 waterfront bedroom. The additional house is rented as an additional option if wanted

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

Real World MTV House---Not Just a House Your Own Private Resort
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 46 reviews
Grand Rapids, MI
5

Perfect for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

Andrew (and Aric the groundskeeper) was so helpful and offered a lot of information ahead of the trip, plus he was there when we needed him during our stay.

We had a large group of friends/families that shared this space and it was perfect for us! There was so much to do: swim, hot tub, kayak, SUP, fish, bike, ping pong, and more! Whether we wanted to be active or just lay around, the house offered it all. I loved the cabana areas to just relax or read by the pool, and the decks were great for having meals outdoors in the beautiful weather.

It was great all being in one house, but having so much space to spread out. When the kids went to bed, parents could hang out with the group and not worry about missing out on the fun. And there were plenty of toys for the kids to enjoy themselves as well. Our little ones loved the sunken living room... they pretty much treated it like a giant pillow pit! Our only concern was the indoor whirlpool - with toddlers it would be nice to have a cover.

We had a wonderful time and hope to stay there again! I wish our stay had been longer!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Over the TOP!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place colorful, fun, great location, lots too do, and super nice staff. I attended a corporate meeting and was the best I ever attended. Instead of a hotel conference center, we had our meeting on a huge outdoor porch next to the ocean. The PROPERTY is huge and with 10 bedrooms we had plenty of space. There is a Racket Ball court in the second house which was great for a company volleyball game. Also, a large dock to fish and swim off of. The property is located about 15 minutes from Duval Street so very convenient for restaurants and socializing. Nice size pool and multiple jacuzzis.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Truly a Resort Experience without "Leaving Home"

  • 5 of 5

The house was just as pictured. The colors are bright, vivid and tropical-- unlike some of the (old?) photos posted here, it's a super-fun, well kept house. In fact, the caretaker Aric was often on the property, cleaning the pool and doing other maintenance. I cannot express how RELAXING it was for us to be here. We were three couples, with five teenagers and three younger children (ages 7, 6 and 3) between us, and stayed two nights. We had total peace and harmony the entire time-- that's how much fun everyone was having! We woke up early, took out kayaks and paddle boards, came back for a swim and a dip in the jacuzzi, fished (with our own equipment), played billiards under the tiki hut outside, tennis, ping pong-- we didn't even get around to using the air hockey or bikes because we were so busy with everything else. I highly recommend this property and hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Super Holiday House

  • 5 of 5

We had a first family reunion in Key West In late December.. My brother found the Real World MTV House online and 22 of us came. We had the time of out lives!! The house is a whoot, we arrived to a beautiful Pink Christmas Tree. A first for me!! The 10 bedrooms are brightly painted and the common rooms unique as well. The furniture is also non conventional and fits the crazy décor of a wild hip MTV theme. The house is very well maintained and clean. Since there were 22 of us it did not take long for us to make it a minor mess anyway. We hired a maid ($80 per day) to come in everyday and tidy up a bit. This helped me from getting mad at my brothers for cleaning up after them as I did 20 years ago. I slept in the Suite in the Racket Ball House. This rather large room, painted orange with black and white highlights had couches, a kitchenette and a Racket Ball Court, The room alsoo has huge views of the ocean from the multiple picture windows. This second house is located about 25 feet from the large house and by the pool. It was nice to be able to escape the crew for sleep and join them again in the morning for late breakfast. All my younger brothers have multiple kids who wake up early so this 2nd house retreat was perfect. There are huge oceanfront porches off the large house that we eat breakfast and lunch on. This was a real treat for a Midwestern farm girl.to live so close to the ocean. I also used the included kayaks and unsuccessfully tried one of the paddle boards. You need a little more balance for them. The ocean water behind the house was as warm at Christmas time as it is in late summer on the lakes in Nebraska. The neighborhood was great with little traffic for the little ones and also riding the bikes. Overall I think the house is perfect for a large family like ours and I would recommend it for reunions and familycelebrations. Also most of the living activities are on the first floor of the main house including several bedrooms, so my older mother and my aunt did not have too many steps to deal with. Millie from McCook, Nebraska

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great House for Large Group

  • 5 of 5

5 Couples to celebrate an upcoming wedding, booked the house for 5 nights. House was clean and well maintained. Plenty of room without feeling cramped. Great Back decks and nice amenities including paddle boards, kayaks, and bikes. Also extremely nice neighborhood. secluded with beautiful waterfront views. Caretaker was helpful with fishing tips and restaurant suggestions. Plenty of parking for 5 cars in the compound as well.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not as pictured

  • 1 of 5

The pictures show beautiful décor and a clean lovely house. This is not what you get. I called Andrew the night we checked in and asked to leave. I wanted to stay in the home pictured not in this home. I took many photos and videos to show how dirty the house is and how it is misrepresented. The house is in desperate need of a makeover and really good cleaning. Mattresses are wore out, lumpy and uncomfortable.

For a party group this house would be just fine. Our group was miserable and emailed many times and asked to leave.

Upon check in Aric was rude when I expressed concern over no cover in the master bathroom. We saw the previous persons review where they stated the same thing and also said they "found out the hard way they could be seen".

Bottom line, this was my 10th anniversary and I wanted the house shown and I expected it to be clean.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am never pleased if a guest does not enjoy their stay. This is very rare and usually other issues are involved. Once a couple fought like cats and dogs over a possible divorced and took it out on the caretaker the whole week. Another time a family tried to sneak 2 very large dogs and a cat in the house. Sometimes I can tell in advance that the house is not a good fit for a guest. A guy called me and asked what the thread content was for the sheets and whether they were Egyptian cotton. I politely told him that the house was booked that week. The current guest did not like the weather, it was a rainy day when she arrives and the forecast was bad. After she totally inspected the house at 4 PM when she arrived, she contacted me at 9 PM and said there was some sand on one of the carpets in one of the bedrooms. I told her I would have the caretaker come immediately and vacuum the room.. The next time I heard from her was the next morning. She did not like that the pillows were not extra thick and that the towels were not plush and thick also. She explained that this was a wedding anniversary and she expected thick pillows and thick towels. I told her that I personally hated thick pillows and that thick pillows were not as good for your neck and back posture and thick towels were difficult to keep clean and prevent mildew in a hot and humid environment like Key West. I offer that she could go buy thick pillows and towels at a local store and that I would reimburse her for purchases. I usually pick up items that guests want, myself, but I knew that whatever I bought for this guest would be wrong. It is interested that the same day, this guest was complaining, I received 2 emails from guests that had stayed a few days before her stay. Both emails were extremely positive and I forwarded them to her. She said that she understood that the house was great for large families and friends, but that she had wanted something very intimate for her wedding anniversary. This property is professionally cleaned every week by a respected local cleaning company. There is a full time caretaker that maintains the house and is available to fix most items within a few hours. If a guests needs a particular item, the caretaker and I try and please the guest by either leading our personal items (i.e fishing polls) or buying the item. This property is not advertised as an intimate boutique hotel, rather as a great place for large families, friends to reunite and vacation together.
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This isn't just a house, this is your own private mini resort in Key West, Florida. This is the property used by MTV to film the 2006 Real World Key West. 500 feet of oceanfront, 8 to 10 bedrooms (sleeps up to16 or 20) , 5 1/2 baths,11 plasma TVs, pool table, tennis court, gym, racket ball court (optional), hammocks, paddle boards, bikes, kayaks, basketball court, 30 car parking, 60 foot deep boat dock, secondary protected wind/wave boat dock. Close enough to Duval Street/Old Town (a few minutes) to enjoy the fun and quirkiness but also in a section of Key West that is quiet and just enough away from the crowds, mopeds, motorcycles, smoke, cruise ships crowds, and noise to appreciate what the KEYS are really all about.

This property is by far the best Key West has to offer!!!!!!!

Off season specials available. Perfect for large family getaways, small business retreats. Call early as it gets filled quickly.

THE RESORT COMPOUND CONSISTS OF THE LARGE 8 Bedroom House (plus 2 extra bedrooms optional) used by the Real World Key West series and an optional additional house build around a racket ball court with 2 waterfront bedroom. The additional house is rented as an additional option (500 per night, 2500 per week) if wanted and is not included in the prices on this site.

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Rates & Availability

Key West House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Special
May 13 2017 - Jun 12 2017
1 night minimum stay
$599
From
$1,500
Fri,Sat
$12,000
$50,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
2017/8 Rate
Jun 13 2017 - Feb 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,500
From
$4,000
Fri,Sat,Sun
$13,500
$50,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $125 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,500
From
$4,000
Thu,Fri,Sat
$13,500
$50,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $125 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $500 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Higher rates for Holidays and Special events in Key West

Rates are for the main house (sleeps 16, 8 bedrooms). The Racket Ball House is optional and sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms. The rate is 2500 for the week or 500 per night. (plus tax)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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