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:: COMMANDER'S SANCTUARY @ PARADISE HARBOR :: On Waterfront / Pool & Boat Slip..

77 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 nights


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Immaculate 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom Home + Pool & Boat Slip In Old Town

If you are coming to Key West, then you deserve the true island treatment: luxurious and spacious accommodations in a central location with private waterfront access and your own pool. 'The Commander’s Sanctuary' is just that. In the small community of Paradise Harbor, you’ll have the perfect setting to enjoy the ultimate Key West vacation, with plenty of space to stretch out in your own accommodations when it’s time to escape. Whether you’re cooling off inside this upscale home, relaxing by your private pool, or heading out on the beautiful waters of Key West from your private boat slip, your stay in Old Town Key West will be the best of all things at “The Commander’s Sanctuary.”


The unique location of this home is the best of all things Key West: right on the water at Garrison Bight with a private dock and boat slip, in Old Town off Eaton St close to the Historic Seaport restaurants and shops, and just a short walk from Duval Street and the White Street shops. All of the typical Key West spots are accessible by a short walk or bike ride, but should you decide to drive there is private off-street parking for two cars with this home. Speaking of parking, this home also includes a private boat slip on the docks behind the home.


Climb the stairs or take the private elevator from the first floor parking area up to the main level living & kitchen space. This modern island home has bright, tropical colors, tall ceilings, and luxurious modern furnishings. Slide open the floor to ceiling glass doors for a waterfront view all day. The living area boasts a large flat screen HDTV with DVD player, which you can watch from the comfort of the plush living room furniture or the kitchen/dining areas thanks to the open living plan of this main floor. The living room sofa also pulls out to a Queen sized bed for sleeping extra guests. The kitchen is fully equipped with state of the art appliances and all of the tools and utensils you will need to prepare a meal at home. The dining area has seating for 6, with 3 additional seats at the kitchen bar. There is also an iPod dock in the living area to play some music while everyone gathers on the main floor.


Through the sliding glass doors of the living area is one of the highlights of this home: the private back yard complete with two private decks and a private pool. Fully fenced for privacy and surrounded by lush tropical greenery, this will undoubtedly be a primary gathering place for your group. There are chaise lounges by the heat-optional pool when it’s time for a swim and some sun. A full outdoor dining set by the pool can comfortably sit 6, with another outdoor dining set on the second floor porch above with space for 4 more. The backyard is complete with a large propane grill for an outdoor barbecue by the pool. Enter through the back gate to the waterfront dock area, only accessible by those staying in Paradise Harbor.


This home was designed to provide comfort and space for a group. Take the private elevator or climb the stairs to the top two floors where you will find the accommodations. The master bedroom is on the second living level, and has a King-sized bed, a large flat-screen TV, plenty of dresser space, and a private balcony overlooking the water. The master bathroom is en-suite with dual sinks, a large soaking tub, a glass and marble shower, and a huge walk-in closet. The second bedroom is also on the second living level, and has a Queen sized bed, a flat-screen TV, and a private balcony. The second bathroom is also en-suite and has a tub/shower. The third level can sleep a total of 6: there is a private bedroom with two twin beds that can convert to a King upon request, and an open room with another 4 twin beds, which can convert to 2 King sized beds upon request. The third level accommodations share one full bathroom with a tub/shower. Additional sleeping area is available in the living room, as the sofa pulls out into a Queen bed. There is also a half bath off the living room on the main floor.


Washer & Dryer, Central Heat and A/C, Ceiling Fans, Off-Street Parking, Flat Screen State-of-the Art HD TVs in all bedrooms and main living area, Fully Equipped Chef’s Kitchen with Gourmet Appliances, Private Heated Pool, Private Boat Slip, Large BBQ Grill, Second Refrigerator in Private Garage, Linens and Towels provided. Interim housekeeping provided upon request. Wireless high-speed Internet access and full cable is included. This property will accommodate 10-12 adults.


The 5-bedroom home “The Commodore’s Manor” sits just beside this home (HomeAway listing #390212). Rent the two homes together to create “The Admiral’s Compound” which sleeps a total of up to 24 guests in the premiere private accommodations for a large group in Key West.


As a Vacation Rental Broker, we will do everything possible to assure you of a memorable and thoroughly enjoyable stay while you are in one of the homes we manage. Our job is to make sure each home has been maintained to an exceptional standard and has no defects or problems that will spoil your stay. If there is a problem, we pride ourselves in our ability to address and solve that problem before it has intruded on your vacation experience. And in these uncertain times, you'll have added peace of mind knowing that the rental funds you have paid in advance will remain in a secure escrow fund until the day you enter your vacation home.


As your Key West real estate company, we can assist you in making your dream of home ownership in paradise a reality while maintaining the highest level of integrity during the property buying process. As your Exclusive Buyer's Broker we will do our utmost to discover assets and/or defects of a given home or parcel. We will negotiate only on on the buyer’s behalf for the best price and term, using every legal and ethical device to obtain the most favorable outcome for the buyer through every step in the property buying process. And that is our commitment, for each and every client we serve, on every transaction we oversee.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Alex O'Donnell
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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based on 77 traveler reviews

:: COMMANDER'S SANCTUARY @ PARADISE HARBOR :: On Waterfront / Pool & Boat Slip..
average rating of 4.8831167 based on 77 reviews

Perfect place to stay! We will definitely be back

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, Great Views, Great Location, The staff (Shel) made it very easy to feel at home. His recommendations and knowledge of restaurants and activities definitely helped us enjoy our stay. Looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Stunning Views & The Perfect Location!!

  • 5 of 5

Shel was a wonderful host and we all enjoyed our time at the Commander's Sanctuary. The house was clean upon our arrival and the layout is VERY spacious. I would recommend this house to anyone. The location is perfect, right on the water, but a drive or 20 minute walk to Duval Street, so you don't have to deal with loud late night partying. You even get a boat slip with this rental! There is only one recommendation that I have, to make your stay better and that is, bring your own pillows. The pillows in the house are awful and uncomfortable, but that small detail is my only "complaint".

I will be back Shel, and we look forward to our next vacation. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

We had two families of 5 and we enjoyed the property. We needed a slip for our boat which is major reason we chose the home. The splash pool was a big plus.

Shel did a great job getting us settled in and provided excellent information about Key West restaurants and things to do.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Excellent Property right at the Marina

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Commander's Sanctuary in Key West. The property was nicely maintained, and our service from Shel was impeccable.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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perfect house just the right distance from Duval!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with 12 of my girlfriends for my bachelorette trip. We stayed 4 days and were in paradise. It is so nice to have the private pool. The house has everything you need-even beach towels! Shel is such a helpful man!! We had several packages sent to the office before hand with goodies for the weekend and he was really kind about the entire process. I've been to key west before this trip and Im sure I will be back and I wouldn't stay anywhere else! HIGHLY recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5

We rented both Admiral's Compound properties and were very pleased with both units. They are very clean, well maintained, and the staff at Last Key Realty was extremely helpful. Everything was as presented. The property is about a mile from Duval Street, but it was nice to be away from the crowds and it was just a short bike ride to get there. Highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Finnegan's Wake
Nearest Ferry
0.7 Miles
Key West Bight Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
3.1 Miles
Key West Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Cole'z Peace
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Higgs Beach
Car: not necessary


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Meadows Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Second Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Fourth Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - Private Balcony, Large walk in closet, Flat screen HD TV
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen , Flat Screen TV, Private Balcony
    Third Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Twins convert to a King upon request
    Fourth Bedroom - 4 twin/ single , Twins convert to 2 Kings upon request...
  • Also sleeps 2 extra guests on the main floor sofa which pulls out to a Queen bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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