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Dolphin Oasis, Waterfront, 4-bdr/3 bth, Heated Pool w/Hot tub, Sleeps10 Pets OK

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 10, large heated pool, Hot tub, Sandy Beach area, 115' Dock,Ocean Kayaks

This 4 bedroom 3 Bath House has ample sleeping options for every type of family/friend gathering and provides parking for several vehicles.

The floor plan layout is very balanced; the family room, kitchen, and game / TV room are on the Main Floor and 3 bedrooms are located on the Top floor. This makes for easy sleep for the early birds, that need a good nights sleep, and no worries for the night owls that like to stay up and visit with friends.

here is a link to a video of property

The newly installed heated pool with hot tub measures 40'x 16'. There is a Tiki hut right at pool side for visiting, Canal Side Beach for the "Sand-Lovers" and a gas fire pit for your nighttime enjoyment.

also the jumbo size Chess / Checkers as well as Corn Hole located off the fire pit area

Professionally designed landscaping was laid out for those looking for privacy and seclusion at there own private "Oasis" in the Keys. this is truly set up for total relaxation in mind

3 Ocean Kayaks for your Mangrove Exploring right out front / minutes from Sombrero Beach and Bahia Honda State Park /Beach. Minutes by boat the "Sombrero Reef" (The Home of North America's Only Living Coral Barrier Reef, And The Third Largest Coral Barrier Reef in the World!!!!!!!)! for Amazing snorkeling or diving.......... and fishing of course, literally only a 5 minute idle out the canal to open water "Ocean" side.

Every bedroom is equipped with flat screen TVs. There is a game room with 50 inch TV and futon sofa with bean bag chairs.

Newly installed 115' x 8' Dock with 3-freshwater wash-down stations and electric

giving plenty of dock for your boat.

You can reserve this Amazing property with $1000 security deposit. There is a $300 cleaning fee and $150 pet cleaning fee.

More Details

Craig Roe
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About Craig Roe

Me and my Family Purchased this Home in 2015 after falling in love with the Keys and the Home Town feel of the Marathon Area.

Craig Roe purchased this house in 2015

Why Craig Roe chose Central Florida Keys

We chose the Central Keys because of the fact that we are close to everything from here. and hour to Key West and an hour to Key Largo, right on 7 Mile Bridge and 15 minutes from Bahia Honda Beach, and 2 miles from Sombrero Beach (2 of the nicest beach in all the Keys IMO)

and only minutes by boat to the amazing "Sombrero Reef", The Home of North America's Only Living Coral Barrier Reef, And The Third Largest Coral Barrier Reef in the World!

Not to mention "Marathon" seems to have gotten lost in the 70's, the people on this island are amazing and the atmosphere is something you have to experience for yourself to truly understand "The Keys" lifestyle

What makes this house unique

Our home is located is a great neighborhood, a short drive to key west with "EVERYTHING" you need within a mile away, groceries, liquor store, gas, bait, ice, etc.

for the boater in me, I love the fact that I am on open water and the reef in literally MINUTES!!!!! which is way better than some places I have stayed where you have a 30 minute ride at idle just to reach the open water.


Marathon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • 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 Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    main floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , off rec room
    ground floor / pool 1/2 Bath - toilet
    outdoor freshwater shower off pool - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom w/ balcony and sitting area - 1 king
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Octopus Room - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , (twin bunk, other twin is a trundle bed)
    Living Room - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , living room / pull out sofa bed / baby crib
    Rec / Game Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Rec Room futon
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Video Surveillance: We have cameras covering key outdoor "public view" areas: The area between the front of the house and the street is monitored. The side pet yard gate/Kayak storage area is monitored. and The canal dock and boat are monitored as well as inside the locked property owners room. There are no other cameras on the property. NO CAMERAS ARE LOCATED INSIDE THE RENTAL HOUSE, ON THE DECKS OR BALCONIES, AROUND THE POOL / HOT TUB AREA, (OR ANYWHERE ON THE POOL SIDE OF THE PROPERTY)

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Dolphin Oasis, Waterfront, 4-bdr/3 bth, Heated Pool w/Hot tub, Sleeps10 Pets OK
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Relaxing stay in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a week at Dolphin Oasis to celebrate our mom's birthday. The house was clean and in good condition and the outside areas were, as the name suggests, a tropical oasis! The saline pool and hot tub were great, as were the separate areas to hang out - you could be with others or alone and still enjoy the sunshine and cool breezes. We had a small issue with figuring out how to work the pool but Craig was super responsive and got it fixed within an hour.

The house is on Marathon Key - about 80 minutes drive from Key West - and there were lots of convenient restaurants, shopping and attractions close by. We particularly enjoyed swimming with the dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center and the Sea Turtle hospital. We also spent some time on Sombrero Beach - about 1 mile or so from the house.

We spent our last day at Dolphin Oasis lounging in the hot tub and trying to figure out how soon we could come back. :)

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy Birthday Mom!!!!! :) I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us Gretchen, it was nice talking with you, you and your family were great guests! and thank you for giving us a review of the property we love hearing from our guests and strive to make your stay a memorable one. Thank you for being such good stewards of our house, we try very hard to keep it in nice shape and courteous guests, such as yourselves, make that easier for us. you always have an open invitation to stay with us again. the Roe Family
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5 star vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Craig for a great Christmas vacation. The house was great and the backyard was spectacular. The pool and hot tub were the perfect temperature and we all enjoyed the outside games.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, I REALLY APPRECIATE IT! and thank you for contacting me after your trip and discussing your trip with me and giving me great ideas for additional improvements we can make to make dolphin oasis an even better place to relax and recharge in the Florida Keys. We enjoyed having you at our property Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
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Marshall, MI

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Beautiful grounds, clean, close to everything you need. Really enjoyed the jacuzzi and pool. All seven of us would love to return!!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for your review, we hope you stay with us again.
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Perfect getaway for the family

  • 5 of 5

We arrived in the afternoon after traveling all day only to be greeted by our own private oasis. The backyard landscaping transports you away from your surroundings and gives you the feeling tranquility you are searching for in a vacation.

You have mature trees and your own tiki hut next to the heated pool and spa to endulge yourself in. Also - you can challenge your friends and family to a round of corn hole, chess or checkers.

If you are so inclined to leave your oasis, but I'm not sure why you would, there are good restaurants and beaches nearby. The grocery store is just down the street and of course liquor stores, if one chooses.

We opted to rent the boat that is available with the house. If navigating a boat is within your bag of tricks - this is a must do. Fishing was easy and we enjoyed our fresh caught yellow tail snapper and cero mackerel. Plus - just being able to run around the keys on the water is a stress reliever and getting in and out of the channels was easy.

We would definitely stay at this location again.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for the review of our property and I am happy that you had a nice vacation with us in "The Keys". please come back and visit us again sometime. The Roes
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Feels Like A Private Resort

  • 5 of 5

So to put it bluntly, this place is awesome! We have been vacationing in the keys for over 25years and this is our favorite so far. As others have mentioned it actually feels as though you are staying on private resort. All the accommodations are out of this world. The floor plan layout is perfect; the family room and kitchen are on the second floor and 3 of the bedrooms on the 3rd floor. This makes for easy sleep for the early birds and no worries for the late nighters. The pool and hot tub kept our 2 year old contempt as we lounged poolside and access to the 26' Cobia kept us from having to bring down our boat, which takes a load of stress off the trip. Did I mention it takes 5 minutes of idle to get to the Ocean, :-) Thumbs Up to anyone considering this rental and by the way, the owners are some of the nicest people we have ever rented from and at this point consider them friends! Don't miss out, book now.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your family are always welcome at our home, I am flattered and very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and you know we will be looking forward to having you back again!!!!!" Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your review of the property, we take the property as well as its amenities for granted sometimes and it is always nice to hear when someone has enjoyed it so.... and it reminds us of what a special place the Florida Keys really are.
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  • 5 of 5

Property was well appointed and exactly as presented. Property manager responsive and attentive. The best was the ability to rent the boat with the house! Caught enough fish and lobster to enjoy dinner a few nights!

Located perfectly in the Keys so you can go either north or south in about an hour and enjoy everything! Will definitely rent this home again if we plan to vacation in the keys!!!!

Thanks again for a fantastic week!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your review, I am very happy you had such a good time staying with us. please come back and see us again!!!! The Roe Family.....and Blake
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Rates & Availability

Marathon House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Easter 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
4th of July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Mini-Lobster Season 2017
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Lobster Opening Season
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Off-Season 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Nov 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Off-Seoson 2017
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
New Years 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Feb 24 2018 - Mar 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee/ tax incl. $322
Pet Fee $161
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancellation Policy:
over 60 days: cancellations made more than 60 days prior your arrival date will receive deposit paid less a $100.00 cancellation fee as well as any service fees charged by VBRO / Home Away
under 60 days: cancellations made less than 60 before arrival date are NON-REFUNDABLE

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: recommended


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