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Maureen Shaw

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

TROPICAL COTTAGE 30 DAY MINIMUM

3 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 28 - 29 nights

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Overview

Key West Cottage Rental Photos and Description

No car needed. 4 blocks to Duval St and 4 blocks to grocery store.

This quiet, lovely tropical cottage has lots of privacy where guests enjoy a small pond with a waterfall as well as a gas grill, hammock and outside seating area with table and chairs for four. The back patio is covered with a protective awning and two ceiling fans-perfect for comfortable entertaining. There is also an outdoor shower and a washer/dryer.

Living room/dining room opens right onto the back patio via double French doors. Guest have access to free home-movie service to watch their movies on a new flat screen TV. Additional home features include internet WIFI, AC, 2 bathrooms (one full and one half) and a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher.

There are two bedrooms-one queen-size bed and one full-sized murphy(fold-down) bed.

Two bicycles are avilable to guests.

NO Animals or small children

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Maureen Shaw (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Maureen Shaw

We are a retired couple who like to travel and send time at our other home in Antigua, Guatemala

Maureen Shaw purchased this cottage in 1992

Why Maureen Shaw chose Key West

Our house is located on a quiet lane-it is very private. Has off street parking for 1 car. Nicely located close enough to tourist sites to walk. The 12.5% tax is not included. DISCOUNTS FOR 3 MONTHS Is one additional week. Example rent Jan, Feb, and Mar and get Christmas week free.

What makes this cottage unique

2 bikes for your use. Living room/dining room does have AC with heat if needed. Heat/AC in bedrooms. On demand water heater, private outdoor shower, quiet ductless AC/heating system.

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

TROPICAL COTTAGE 30 DAY MINIMUM
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Springfield, IL USA
5

Feels like home to me!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I are 10 days into our month stay at Maureen and Marc's Tropical Cottage, and it truly feels like home. Everything listed in this ad is totally accurate and pictures cannot do justice to the beautiful floors and all the unique touches that make this home a pleasure to come back to after exploring all our favorite places in Key West.

We are "frequent flyers" here, and this is definitely one of our best experiences, especially in communication with and from Maureen. She had even offered to let us come down a few days early, but sadly our time schedule would not allow for extra days. The only downside was that we did not get to meet her in person.

We give Tropical Cottage a 4 thumbs up and would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vera, I'm so glad you and Dan enjoyed your stay. I have appreciated your communications with me. I am sorry I did not get to meet you both, next time. Thanks, Maureen
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5

Great time at a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for my wife and me. We recently moved down to Key West and stayed at Maureen's until we found a permanent place to live. She was very flexible and is one of the most hospitable people you will ever meet. This cottage was the perfect way to see and become more familiar with Key West. Just a short walk to Duval street and a short bike ride to the beach (bikes included!). Throw in the hammock and the private outdoor shower and you get a true taste of paradise. Would definitely recommend Maureen's place to anyone. You won't regret spending a month or two soaking up the sun down in the Keys here!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best location in the city! I loved my time here!

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed myself in this cozy cottage in Key West. The place was spotless, and was 100% furnished with everything I needed and then some. The property even comes with two bikes, which are the best way to get around Key West. The beds are comfortable, and so is the furniture in the home. There is an outdoor covered patio perfect for conversation or outdoor dining. The location is what really sold me on this place. You can walk anywhere, and you are just a few blocks away from all the activity of Duval Street, yet it is in a quite neighborhood which is hard to find in Key West. I had a couple questions when I first arrived, and the owner contacted me right away to answer my questions. Maureen was really nice and was always just a phone call away. I loved my time here and I'll be back. Awesome!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I like it when my tenants, who I think of as my guests, have questions for me. I love repeat guest and hope Chuck returns.
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Don's Place 2 blocks
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Key West to Ft Myers
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Key West Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
Flaming Bouy Restaurant across the street
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Higgs Beach
Car: not necessary

Many restaurants and bars on this 2 mile by 4 mile island. Great town for walking, partying, boating or just chilling. 4 blocks to Duval St 4 blocks to Fausto's Grocery

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Rates & Availability

Old Town Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off season
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
29 night minimum stay
$3,100
 
 
High season
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
29 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Key West Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Murphy Beds (1) This is a full sized fold down bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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