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'This Place Has Everything!' - says houseguest JDA

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights


About the property

Fully-equipped, 2 br + 2.5 bathrms, Old Town.

LOOKING FOR visitors for 2017: month-long rentals for May and September, 2017. Available 2018, April 15 and on. NEW RATE POSTED FOR MAY, 2017.

Check monthly rates or inquire. While the ad might seem to post a single night rate, this property is only available by the month or longer.

NOTE RATES CHANGE MONTHLY. Note that HomeAway's rate posted on the main page might be the off-season minimum rate.


Everything you need to WORK AND PLAY. Great space for working vacations!!

One floor, 1860 sq ft indoor. Opens up to an 800 sq ft lanai with private hot tub, BBQ, and living area, with shared pool down short path. Seriously fabulous.

This very spacious 2-bedroom 2.5-bath cottage is part of a small compound with shared pool. It has its own private 6-seater hot tub in a large shaded lanai. We are a short walk to Higgs Beach and the White Street Pier. In the evenings, enjoy reasonably priced, international cuisine, lots of live music, live theatre, excellent films, and spectacular sunsets.

CREATE: Settle right into a working holiday in Paradise with excellent high-speed wireless, printer, work desk with office chair, and space for file storage. Novels have been written in this compound.

RECREATE: Invite friends, children, and grandchildren to visit. Master bedroom with king bed, brand new extra firm mattress, and ensuite bath, guest quarters with queen bed and its own A/C. Living room has single and double pull-down Murphy beds for grandchildren or guests. One off-road parking space. Two TVs, one with DVD player, excellent cable channels including HBO.

ENTERTAIN: Well-equipped chef-friendly large kitchen with a good collection of herbs and spices, and a brand new Weber BBQ on the lanai.

More Details

Lil Blume
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english,
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Lil Blume

Our Key West story is similar to so many people we meet. We started coming to Key West for short periods of time in the 1990s. We eventually were able to adjust our work schedule to get January off, and then January and February. Places became harder and harder to find for two months in winter. In 2013, we found this historic home. Since then, we've been doing everything we can to make it more comfortable and convenient.

Lil Blume purchased this house in 2013

Why Lil Blume chose Key West

This is a historic house dating back to the 1800s when the front of it was a cigarmaker's shack. Over the years, three of these shacks were pushed together and extensively renovated in the 1980s. This house fronts a compound that has a lot of history. We were immediately impressed by the space, making it possible to host large families. One recent guest brought in her parents, her aunts, her brother and his wife, and a dog and didn't feel crowded, having many meals in the spacious lanai.

In 2015, I hosted a Key West Literary Society writing workshop in the lanai. We had 15 writers and the instructor.

Even so, couples find it comfortable, cosy, and very well-equipped for their romantic vacation. They particularly enjoy the private hot tub.


Old Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , double sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Convenient toilet and sink in lanai near hot tub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New extra firm mattress, ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Quiet new air conditioner in bedroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room has privacy curtains. Two new Murphy beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

'This Place Has Everything!' - says houseguest JDA
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

The Heart of Old KeyWest

  • 5 of 5

Unique home with an interesting history. Cycling was the primary transportation. We really had all of the conveniences of home. The property feels like a home not someone's second hand furniture. Pool, hot tub, and the Lanai are nice touches. We used the bikes provided. Great propane grill. The beds were comfortable. The kitchen and lanai would be great for entertaining. Enjoyable and restful accommodation that is easy to recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, relaxing, private, and close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Our first time going through Home Away was a great experience. The home owner was Amazing and communicated well. Everything was just as expected when we got there. This is a clean, beautiful, cozy home. We used the private hot tub nightly. The kitchen was big and had everything for our seafood diners we cooked almost daily. The bikes were fun, authentic beach bikes. We either rode or walked everywhere with the exception of the airport (only a ten minute taxi ride). I would recommend this home stay to anyone or small family. Thanks Lil!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with our 6 month old son stayed here in November. This was our first time to KW and this house made it one of the best vacations we've had. We were initially worried the house is a bit far from Duval, but once we got there we realized that the island is so small, everything is within a short bike ride away. The back lanai is amazing and is where we spent most of our evenings. The shared pool is nice as well. Everything we needed was in the house including common cooking items like spices, oils, etc. We had a couple issues and Lil was able to take care of them right away.

We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. It came with everything we needed (dishes, towels, bikes, soap). The directions were clear. It was easy and relaxing. We could not have asked for anything more. Lil was great to deal with and we will go back here. It was far enough of Duvall for peace and quiet but close enough to walk or bike. We enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Old Town House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Last week March/17
Mar 25 2017 - Mar 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
April 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 30 2017
21 night minimum stay
May, 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
JUNE 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
NOV 1-30
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
End of term cleaning $150

Electrical Payment up to $300/month included.
Electricity over $300/month will be deducted from security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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