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SUNNY TOWNHOME in QUIET TRUMAN ANNEX TWO BLOCKS FROM DUVAL ST.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 - 8 nights

Overview


Details
Property
townhome
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 - 8 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath with private deck overlooking the shared pool

It's all about location! This charming, sunny, end unit townhome, located in quiet Truman Annex, is within walking distance to the best of Key West. Just two blocks to Duval St., a popular street for restaurants, entertainment and shopping. Grab your camera and walk only 2.5 blocks to Mallory Square and the nightly 'Sunset Celebration'. You are also close to the best beach in Key West at Fort Zachary State Park. The beach offers bathrooms, showers, a large concession area, chairs and umbrellas, snorkeling, shade trees, picnic tables, grills and a fort to explore. A great way to see the island is by bike and you can rent them one block away. Scooters and electric cars are also available.

The first floor of our townhome has a welcoming open floor plan with two sets of French doors leading out to a private deck with tropical landscaping and a grill. The newly renovated, fully equipped kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. You will love the Caribbean style plantation shutters throughout the home. The shared pool with lounge chairs is right outside the back gate.

The second floor offers two bedrooms with queen size beds and two, newly renovated full bathrooms. Each bedroom has vaulted ceilings, big closets and a set of French doors leading out to covered balconies. And, there is a convenient washer and dryer on this floor.

Enjoy additional amenities such as flat screen TV's in every room, free WIFI, ceiling fans throughout including the back deck. You have a reserved, covered parking space steps from the front door. We also have a stack of beach towels and beach bag for you to use. Make sure to check out the 'Starfish' Binder full of activity ideas, restaurant menus and helpful hints.

Now this is vacation!

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Owner
Patty
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2017

About Patty

Originally from the Chicago area, we moved to Key West from St. Louis. We used to visit sunny Key West quite often on vacations and knew we needed to live here one day. We purchased the townhome in 2007 and lived in it until 2014 when we moved into a condo, also in Truman Annex. We live in Key West year round so we are here to answer renter's questions or help in any way we can.

Patty purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Patty chose Key West

We fell in love with the location of this charming townhome in Truman Annex. We also liked that it was an end unit and the extra windows brought in lots of natural light. Also the shared pool is conveniently located right out the back deck gate. We appreciated being able to walk or ride our bikes to the beach, restaurants, the Tropic Cinema, friend's homes and almost everywhere on the island.

What makes this townhome unique

While we lived in the townhome we renovated the kitchen adding granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. We also renovated both bathrooms and added glass doors to both showers. One of our favorite additions was adding Caribbean style plantation shutters throughout the home. We also loved opening the two sets of French doors on the first floor and enjoying the view of the tropical landscaping. We felt very lucky to be living in Paradise!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

SUNNY TOWNHOME in QUIET TRUMAN ANNEX TWO BLOCKS FROM DUVAL ST.
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
4

Lovely unit.

  • 4 of 5

Everything was wonderful but one of the mattress was uncomfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy of the wonderful townhome in the quiet Truman Annex. The interior is so greatly decorated and furnished. We were very close to the outdoor pool which was great too. Renting a place that was a short walk to Duval is amazing. We were within walking distance of so many places we wanted to visit and eat meals. However, we were away from all the heavy traffic and people walking by so it was quite quiet there too. Just a perfect place to stay on Key West!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Very much enjoyed our stay! Very comfortable for 2 couples with many amenities. Convenient location to Duval Street, great restaurants and the Zachary Taylor state park. Could not have picked a better location in a quiet, relaxing neighborhood. Owner was great to work with and more than accommodating. Two thumbs up!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing. We love Starfish!!!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Star Fish later in the day on Saturday afternnon and it was everything we imagined it would be.

The booking for this unit is very easy and the owner, Patty was in touch with me right away. She was very helpful all along the way and contacted me when the unit was ready for us.

A great spot for two couples with all the amenities you would expect in any home. Great back porch right across from the pool and easy access to Southard St and the Green Parrot.

We loved the walk to Mallory Square the back way past the Little White House.

The townhouse gave us the feeling we were home and not in a hotel. Clean Clean Clean!!!!!!!

Covered parking if you have a car too. We will definitely go back. I am sure there are other spots closer to the action of Duval but the Star Fish is just 2 short blocks away from Margaritaville but far enough for the quiet, relaxation of Key West. Easy walk to Fort Zachery Taylor and the Ingham CGC.

Can not wait to return to the little gem!!!!!! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Awesome House, You will not be disappointed!!!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house with our friends for a week vacation. The house was exactly as described and a perfect fit for our stay. The house is very clean and well maintained. The kitchen is well updated and has everything needed if you wanted to safe a few dollars and cook. There is even a nice grill on the back patio that we used a couple times. Both bedrooms are set up very well and have their very own deck for if you want to sit out and drink your coffee. And since there are 2 separate bathrooms, it makes it convenient for 2 couples. The location was perfect with easy access to Duvall Street or Ft. Zachary. Patty was awesome with communicating with me in regards to getting booked for our stay and when the unit was ready to occupy. I had asked Patty if there was a gallon sized pitcher in the unit as my wife and I like to make ice tea. Patty went out and bought one so we had it to use. It was very nice to rent from an owner that takes pride in their home and will do their best to ensure their tenants are well taken care of. I will definitely want to rent from Patty again the next time I plan a trip to Key West. Thank you for sharing your house with us.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Everything the pictures promised

  • 5 of 5

Patty was a gracious host. The house was well equipped with all our needs. She checked in with us to insure all was well and offered assistance if we needed it. Thank you for providing our vacation home this year.

Sincerely,

Nicole

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Fort Zachary Taylor State Park
"The best beach in Key West. Facilities include bathrooms, showers, concession area, chairs a..."
Mallory Square
"The waterside "Sunset Celebration" occurs every night at Mallory Square. This is a must see ..."
The Green Parrot
"The oldest bar in Key West is only one block away! Friday is our favorite night. There is a ..."
Latitudes
"Make reservations for Latitudes restaurant on Sunset Key. You can walk 2.5 blocks to the fer..."
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
EYW (Key West Airport)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Green Parrot (also the oldest Bar in Key West)
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
to and from Fort Meyers
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Stock Island
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 1 down through the Keys
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Blue Heaven
Nearest Ski
0.25 Miles
water Jet Skis
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Fort Zachary Taylor State Park
Car: not necessary

Key West is an island so there are many water sports available such as boating (power or sail), fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, kite sailing, wind surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding (my new favorite water sport), diving and snorkeling. You can walk to many of these activities from our townhome and some tour operations offer a pick up and drop off service. It's a short walk to our favorite beach at Fort Zachary State Park. The beach is very relaxing offering a concession, chairs and umbrellas, picnic tables, grills, snorkeling, shade trees and a fort to explore. Because our townhome is close to Duval Street you can also walk to a variety of restaurants and bars and many offer free entertainment. Many of the restaurants offer outdoor seating so ask for a sidewalk table so you can 'people watch'. One of our favorite places for Happy Hour is The Green Parrot Bar, the oldest bar on the island and only 1 block away. Try Sound Check at 5:30 on Friday and Sunday to hear some free and fantastic live bands. Also, walk to numerous shops and galleries. You can walk to two live theatres and a cinema (rated 'Best Cinema in Florida'). Many people like to rent bikes, our transportation of choice, and rentals are available one block away. Bikes are a great way to see the whole island which is only 2 miles by 4 miles. Scooters and electric cars are also available. If you would like to see and hear about the history of the island, go for a tour on the Conch Train or Trolley. It's a relaxing way to see some of our wonderful architecture and hear the stories that make this island so unique. We always recommend it to someone here for the first time. You can walk to historic attractions such as The Customs House, The Little Whitehouse (where President Truman would come to get away from DC), The Hemingway Home (home of the six-toed cats). The Lighthouse, and Mel Fisher's Shipwreck Museum and more. For a special evening out make reservations at Latitudes, the beach side restaurant on Sunset Key. It's a short 5 minute ferry ride from Key West and worth the trip. Ask for a table on the beach and enjoy wonderful service and delicious food surrounded by Tiki torches in the sand. Try to go right before sunset if you can. At least one night during your stay you need to walk 2.5 blocks to waterside Mallory Square for the 'Sunset Celebration'. About an hour before sunset a nice crowd gathers to watch street performers, check out the local art booths, and enjoy drinks and snacks. Make sure to say hello to Popcorn Joe and try some of the best popcorn ever! Bring your camera to take pictures of the fabulous sunset and sailboats out on sunset cruises. You may find a week is not long enough to sample all the fun attractions Key West has to offer!

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Rates & Availability

Truman Annex Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas Week 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
Flat fee
 
 
New Year's Eve Week
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
Flat fee
 
 
Winter Season 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Spring Season 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Late Summer Season 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Oct 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
Fantasy Fest Week 2017
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 28 2017
8 night minimum stay
$3,100
Flat fee
 
 
Parrotheads Week 2017
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
Flat fee
 
 
Fall Season 2017
Nov 11 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Christmas Week 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
Flat fee
 
 
New Year's Week 2017
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
Flat fee
 
 
Winter Season 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Fantasy Fest Week 2018
Oct 20 2018 - Oct 27 2018
8 night minimum stay
$3,100
Flat fee
 

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Tax Rate 12.5%

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Amenities

Truman Annex Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both full bathrooms have been recently renovated. One is en suite with a large walk-in shower. The other full bathroom is located in the hallway right outside the second bedroom and also has a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Two bedrooms with queen size beds. Each bedroom has a set of French doors leading out to a covered balcony, a vaulted ceiling with ceiling fan, a flat screen TV and a large closet.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our townhome is within walking distance of many activities and attractions Key West has to offer. Some of these include the beach, numerous watersports, restaurants, bars, shopping, spas, galleries, historic sites and museums. There is also a golf course 15 minutes away. Just walk 2.5 blocks to see our famous 'Sunset Celebration' taking place every night by the water on Mallory Square.

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