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MAJESTIC PARADISE @ Truman Annex - Heart of Old Town, Key West

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5

This wonderful 2 bedroom downstairs unit is owner's second home and has just been beautifully and professionally decorated. Fresh paint throughout, all new hardwood flooring, new kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and brand new designer furnishings make this a home away from home. A large rear courtyard with a wood sun deck and outdoor grill is perfect for entertaining. Located in the heart of old town Key West, Truman Annex is a gated community of private homes and condominiums. There is an inviting heated swimming pool on premises.

All dining, shopping, and night life are within walking distance from your door. One of the highest-rated national park and beach area in America is just a short walk away. The Master bedroom has a Queen size bed. 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds. There is a studio couch in the living room. This unit is fully equipped for long, enjoyable stays. All you need is your clothes and toothbrush. Life is good in the Keys!

Walk to the beach, gorgeous sunsets and all of the attractions that Old Town Key West has to offer.

Tons of restaurants and bars are within walking distance.

More Details

Owner
Jim Bowman
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Jim Bowman

My wife and I purchased our condo after coming to Key West for nearly 20 years. This is our favorite place to escape to. You can truly get on 'island time' here. Whether you are just hanging out on the sundeck or by the pool, biking around the island, or bar hopping, Key West has something to offer everyone. There is really more to do here than most people have the time to do. Our condo has a lot of Key West character . This can be your home away from home also.

We purchased here because Shipyard Condos are located in a private community Truman Annex. We are just two blocks from Duval Street, and do not need a car when we are there. You can just hang out, or be in the heart of everything. Your choice.

We purchased this condo in 2015

Jim Bowman purchased this condo in 2015

Why Jim Bowman chose Key West

This wonderful 2 bedroom downstairs unit is owner's second home and has just been beautifully and professionally decorated. Fresh paint throughout, all new hardwood flooring, new kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances, and brand new designer furnishings make this a home away from home. A large rear courtyard with a wood sundeck and outdoor grill is perfect for entertaining. Located in the heart of old town Key West, Truman Annex is a gated community of private homes and condominiums. There is an inviting heated swimming pool on premises.

Our home has been featured on the cover of The Key West newspaper because of the 'islandy feel'.

All dining, shopping, and night life are within walking distance from your door. One of the highest-rated national park and beach areas in America is just a short walk away. The Master bedroom has a Queen size bed. 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds. There is a sleeper sofa in the living room. This unit is fully equipped for long, enjoyable stays. All you need is your clothes and toothbrush. Life is good in the Keys! Walk or bike to shopping, dining, fishing, entertainment, beaches, sunsets, Mallory Square, and Duval Street.

What makes this condo unique

The large sundeck in the rear courtyard is an extension of the condo, and is lovely almost all months of the year. Nice night lighting and tropical palm trees and plants make for a lush landscape. Great for sunbathing!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were lucky enough to have met the Bowman family last year just after they purchased their condo. After contacting them over the winter we had the great honor of renting their property this May for a week. It was like staying in a high end hotel with comfort of being in a laid back home. Everything is upgraded & beautiful. We enjoyed one evening of barbecuing on the patio & taking in the greenery around us. Perfect walking location to restaurants, bars & shopping. We are looking forward to going back.



Truly had a wonderful.
May 2016
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Map

Key West Kayak Fishing & Eco-Tours
Mallory Square
"Sunset Celebration"
Green Parrot Bar
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Southernmost Point
Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site and Park
Cuban Coffee Queen
Mr Z's
Cuban Coffee Queen
Sarabeth's Key West
La Trattoria
Jack Flats
"Great Sports Bar with food"
Mangia Mangia Pasta Cafe
Harpoon Harry's
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Sloppy Joe's Bar
Hog's Breath Saloon
Key West International Airport (EYW)
Mile Marker 0
Eaton Bikes
Eaton Bikes
Green Parrot Liquors
Blue Heaven
"Great place to eat"
La Creperie French Cafe Key West
Glazed Donuts
Croissants de France and Le Bistro
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Key West
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Green Parrot Bar 1 Block away
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Key West Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Charlie Mac's (BBQ) 1 Block away
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Fort Zachary Taylor
Car: not necessary

Key West is a wonderful place to be whether you want to do water sports such as fishing, diving, snorkeling, boating, windsurfing, or you want to check out all the historical spots and museums, or bar hop. Key West has it all. Great restaurants, live entertainment whether in the bars or on the street. You might even run into a real live pirate! Many festivals throughout the year. Great place to bike or walk. A car is truly not needed.

Amenities

Old Town Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund less a $100.00 cancellation fee.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms are separated by a bath.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
This is the perfect location, all new designer furnishings and just two block to Duval Street. You can walk or ride a bike to shopping, dining, entertainment, beaches, beautiful sunsets, and Mallory Square. The famous Green Parrot Bar is only one block from home. The fort and beaches are at the end of the street.

Reviews

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MAJESTIC PARADISE @ Truman Annex - Heart of Old Town, Key West
average rating of 4.9375 based on 49 reviews
5

The Perfect Location For Your Tropical Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I have been to keywest multiple times and have stayed in Truman Annex for most of the trips. Majestic Paradise is my favorite location by far. It is located on the outskirts of the Truman property making it easily accessible when moving in for the week and going to and from the town during your stay. Lots of beautiful foliage surrounds the very large back porch creating a tropical paradise as well as providing privacy. The beds slept amazing! The owner recently upgraded them with the best beauty sleep mattresses on the market and it did not go unnoticed. I highly recommend this place because of its beauty location and wonderful owners. Next time I visit keywest this will be the first place I look to rent.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. You were great guests and look forward to having you back again
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5

Beautiful and charming with an awesome back deck.

  • 5 of 5

Had an awesome experience and Jim the owner was wonderful to work with. Wants to make sure everything is perfect for his quest. Great location downtown close to each everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hurricane Irma Cut our Trip Short

  • 5 of 5

I gave the review a 5 star because although our vacation was cut short by 4 days due to Hurricane Irma. The property was beautiful and Jim was so gracious in giving us suggestions on what to do while in Key West. The condo has everything you could need down to the beach towels. Truman Annex is central to everything in Key West, yet quiet and beautifully landscaped. We will be back and we will stay at Majestic Paradise when Jim can get the place reopened.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tropical Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Truman Annex for years. This was by far our favorite condo. It was so clean, decorated professionally and was just a beautiful place. You felt relaxed the minute your walked in the door. The bamboo and tropical decorations were fantastic! It had everything we needed from towels to coolers and even snorkeling gear. We were steps away from Fort Zachary Taylor Park and amazing restaurants. We hope to return next year. thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best in Key West!

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for an affordable condo in the Truman Annex, whose location simply can't be beat. This condo was the perfect choice, easily walkable to everything on the best side of the island! Old town is just a few minutes away and the southernmost point about 10 to 15 minutes in the other direction. The subdivision is simply gorgeous, so quaint and scrupulously clean, with beautiful gardens. The condo itself was lovely, very clean and modern and equipped with every necessity and many little luxuries, too! Jim the owner was helpful and easy to communicate with. I hope to return to Key West again sometime and will most definitely rent this condo again!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great property in a perfect location!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time booking through VRBO and I was SO pleased I did!! This unit was clean, well-stocked and centrally located. It was close to shopping, restaurants, excursion departures and outdoor activities. The back deck was great for cooking out and the community pool was perfect after a hot day of adventures. We would definitely recommend it and hope to return again someday!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Security Fee $39 + Tax
Processing $45 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Bargain rates in Truman Annex - Heart of Old Town, Key West
All prices do not include the 12.5% sales tax and cleaning fees.
Until confirmed all prices are subject to change without notice.
Holidays and special events bring higher rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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