|Minimum Stay||30 nights|
Comfortable vintage split-level keys home in a perfect location. Property is on open water (Atlantic Ocean side) as well as a cut/canal that accesses the western portion of the Sugarloaf Shores Development, allowing water views from 3 sides of the house. It truly feels like you are on your own private island. Great fishing off the sea wall; large convenient boat well and patio on the ocean side. Master bedroom is spacious, with a queen bed plus a single bed and a large adjoining sun deck with 180 degree views. 2nd bedroom is canal side with a double bed plus a single bed, with sunset views. Third bedroom is a cozy canal side room with a double bed. Ample closet space in all bedrooms. Dade County Pine hardwood floors on the bedroom level; vintage Terrazzo floors on the living level. Full time caretakers live on the property (licensed fishing guide) for assitance during your visit. Sugarloaf Shores has miles of walking / bike paths, plus the long-standing Sugarloaf Lodge with a restaurant and marina just 1 mile away. Sugarloaf Shores is a lovely, laid-back community that will introduce you to the best the lower keys has to offer and only 20 miles from histroic Key West. Options are endess....relax, fish, dive, dine... discover the tranquil beauty of tropical life in this comfortable mid-century modern home.
I would love to keep this little part of heaven my secret but that just wouldn't be fair. This is a well-appointed 3 bedroom home with great views, great comfort, and easy access to Key West and Big Pine Key. We enjoyed the solitude of a neighborhood home, the accessibility of Key West activities and food, and the advantages of on-site caretakers. We went fishing twice with the charter captain who cares for the house and brought home great experiences with wildlife and a bucket full of fish. The caretakers extended to us every kindness when asked a question but are relatively invisible on a daily basis for those of you worried about your privacy. My husband and I enjoyed days consisting of gorgeous sunrises; afternoon activities and outings to the beaches, art shows, nature preserves; and evening meals on the grill or in the kitchen. We had guests down from the frozen North twice. A rental car is a must if you want to see the sights as far north as Marathon (only a 30 minute drive) and south to Key West (a 15 minute drive). We enjoyed the great weather in a rather blustery year. I highly recommend this rental and will go back again as soon as I am able.
I have stayed here several times and enjoyed it each time whether I choose to dive, snorkel, fish, kayak, walk or relax. It is spacious and clean. Furniture is comfortable, linens are crisp and plentiful. The kitchen is well stocked with quality dishware for cooking the fish caught that day, sometimes even with a line in the canal and other times from a fishing boat I've rented. You can go quickly to the Gulf or the Atlantic from this site. It's a very private place due to location. Road is quiet, too, for walking. Lovely decks for sitting out to catch the sun at different times of day. Great deal for the price. Will come again.
I have stayed at this property many times. There are boat and Kayak rentals minutes away. The Ocean and Gulf are out the front door. The deep, clear tidal canal has yielded lobster and fish for dinner 30 feet from the front door. The Gulf of Mexicao and all of its Islands and spendor and sunset are 50 feet out the door. If you can't relax and forget about the stress of everday life at this property, you need a therapist, not a vacation. Dinner in Key West is 17 miles away.
We stay for a month every year. It feels like a second home. It is very casual and relaxed. Amazing sunrise's, and you can sit on the corner of the canal and drink your coffe in the morning and wish a few
local fisherman luck as they come through on their way out to the ocean. You can also watch the sunrise from the screened in porch. And it has a great little patio for evening coctails and/or a BBQ.
A great restaurant and tiki bar just a mile down the road where you will meet up with lot's of colorful local's.
Also available at the Marina next door to the tiki bar...Kayaks for rent. And what a great area for kayaking.
The caretakers are a terrific source of local knowledge for both entertainment and fishing.
Great area for early morning walks or bike rides. For the price it can not be beat.
20 minutes from Key West.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.