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Beautiful Gulf Front Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,817 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

More than just a Vacation Residence: Welcome Home!

If you are looking for a beautiful place to spend time, you have found it! This Gulfside home has a gourmet kitchen, including granite counter tops, top-end dishes, flatware, and utensils. A theme of luxurious comfort resounds throughout the home, which features marble baths, bamboo and tile floors, carpet in the bedrooms, luxury linens as well as many amenities for comfort and living. A screened-in balcony runs the length of the house, overlooking the pool. The home features an outside dining area and living space, too! Much more than a patio, this is truly a great place to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with the fresh ocean air and hum of the Gulf resonating in the background.

All of the bedrooms feature queen-sized beds with quality linens, pillows and comforters. The master bathroom has a gorgeous marble shower with double showerheads. Both bathrooms have double vanity sinks. There is also a half bath accessible from the kitchen and main living area. The home is conveniently located to outside amenities and resources. If you want to relax outside, you can enjoy the space on the 30-foot boat dock, as well as the beautiful pool and deck. If you need groceries or any other items, local shops are close by.

This relaxing retreat features secure and protected deep water dockage at the concrete seawall, just around the corner from the open Gulf. Bring your boat! There is immediate access to open water and 3/4mile to Vaca Cut to access the ocean side. Restaurants (by boat) are just a quarter mile away! While fishing from the dock, you can spy on manatees and iguanas, as well as other local wildlife. Our guests enjoy the local aquatic wildlife. The home-owners have created a small sandy beach next to the pool for your enjoyment. Sit back and relax in comfortable lounge chairs around the pool. This home has all you need and more. It was configured to be a place that lets you step back, take a deep breath, and enjoy precious vacation time for all its worth! For a true “home away from home,” this home will welcome you, and help make your stay in Marathon, FL a safe and relaxing one—you will not be disappointed!

More Details

Property Manager
Krystyna and Tony Filiniski
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2017

About Krystyna and Tony Filiniski

Hello, We are Tony and Krystyna Filinski. We live on a paradise island called Johns Island about 20 miles from the historic Charleston city. Tony builds custom high-end homes and Krystyna runs a property management company. The first time we visited Marathon, FL was on vacation back in 2009. We fell in love with the area—the pristine water, peace, quiet, natural sights and fishing opportunities. We were so charmed by the natural beauty of the Keys that we decided to purchase our home there.

Krystyna and Tony Filiniski purchased this house in 2010

Why Krystyna and Tony Filiniski chose Marathon

Marathon is centrally located in the Keys. The local residents have friendly dispositions. The sights and sounds of Keys wildlife cross your path throughout the day. You feel welcome here. This home satisfies your needs for relaxation and provides you an abundance of nearby options for adventure.

What makes this house unique

Gourmet Kitchen - Stove - Microwave – Top-Notch Cookware - Dishwasher - Refrigerator - Washer - Dryer - Carpet - Ceramic Tile - Granite Countertops - Central Air - Smoke Alarm - Pet Free - Smoke Free - Screened in Porch (length of the house) - Dock - Fenced Yard - Dining Room - Living Room - Family Room/Great Room - Laundry Room - Furnished - Canal Front - Pool (Heated)


Marathon Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1817 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Stone tile in shower with double shower heads and sinks.
    Powder Room -
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower , Stone tile in shower with double sinks.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • All three Bedroom all have queen size beds with quality linens, pillows and comforters.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Gulf Front Retreat
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
Bayfield, ontario, Canada

Fantastic rental home!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home! Location in Marathon was great! Loved the pool and outdoor living spaces, as well as the slip to park our boat. We were greeted by a large manatee in the canal! The kids enjoyed fishing for snapper from the dock every day. The lime tree was a surprise, how cool! The house was very well stocked with everything we needed and more. The owners were very kind and helpful, responding quickly to any questions. Expectations were exceeded and we would love to return next year:)

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BEAUTIFUL fully stocked home but noisy.

  • 4 of 5

We had great communication with owner from the time we booked until the time we arrived. This home is exceptionally stocked with everything you can possibly need for a vacation. From cake pans, to tin foil, some spices, formal and informal dishes, plastic ware to use outdoors, meat tenderizers, you name it! This home has easy access to the water and the complimentary kayaks were wonderful! Manatees even swam right up to the dock. The deck was wonderful to sit on and was screened in with the door handle being up high and out of reach of the youngsters. There was also a large basket of toys and books for the kiddos. Dock right outside is very convenient for boaters. I do wish the pool was heated! With the location of it and the palm trees on one side, the sun does not hit it and the water was cold. A pool is one of the three things we look for when booking a vacation home. Disappointed we could not use it. The entire living space is on one level. The pictures are somewhat misleading by showing a two story home.

The only reason I cannot give this property five stars is because of the noise. As other reviews say, it is very close to the airstrip...just one street away. While there are only helicopters and private jets using the airport, it was constant jet noise during our stay heard both inside and outside the house. We were there over New Year's so there was also probably a lot more people in and out. Noise from neighbors also carries very easily up and down and across the canal. Someone across the canal was using something that sounded like a lawnmower for 10 straight hours and we could not even carry on a conversation on the porch because of the noise. People playing music a couple houses down was very loud. If this home was in a different location less noisy and close to a beach, we would DEFINITELY return.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and more than expected!

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful home well positioned on the water. We were very comfortable and enjoyed ourselves emensly. They had everything we needed! Kitchen was well stocked with all the convenience of home. The pool area was great! That is where we spent most of our time when not on the water. Can't imagine renting a place in the keys without a pool. They had a freezer for our bait and ice down stairs convenient to the boat, a great outdoor sitting area with a TV. We highly recommend this home to everyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded my expectations!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful, beautiful and well -appointed home! We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful rental

  • 5 of 5

Renting this house was a fantastic experience. The home itself is very nice; it has large rooms and a fabulous screened in porch, but the furnishings and décor are also top notch. There was nothing this house lacked, every kitchen tool we needed was there and there were several beach towels for us to use. We rented this because we wanted a house on a canal for our boat, and it was perfect. The neighbor had installed a fish light in the canal, and it drew quite a bit of wildlife at night, which was fun to watch. The pool is just the right size for splashing around in. I was a bit worried about the noise from the nearby airport, but it was minimal and I hardly noticed it at all. This is a small airport and it only has helicopters, prop planes and small jets. I never heard the noise from the interior of the house, only when I was outside, and like I said, it wasn't at all bothersome. I would say this was a 5/5 experience. Everything was exactly as described, it was clean, comfortable and we were very sad to leave when our trip was over. We have been to the Keys many times and this was by far the nicest house we have rented.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back next year.

  • 5 of 5

What a great place.we brought our boat and had a great time.the house was better than I expected all you need to bring is food has everything you need.all I can say is staying here is a no brainier...

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
0.7 Miles
Florida Keys Marathon Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Overseas Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Franks Grill
Nearest Beach
3.4 Miles
Sombrero Beach


Rates & Availability

Marathon Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Special Rate
Sep 2 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Heated Pool per wk - Opt $125
Cleaning Fee $175
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 12.5%

To rent the home, you must be 25 years of age and book a minimum stay of 7 nights.

Per the Marathon Information System (City of Marathon): the vacation rental license number for this home is PLR2012-00402

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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