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Gay

Member since: 2001
Speaks: english

AVAILABLE from August 13 on - family friendly

7 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Key Colony Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Stilt Duplex 2 Bedrooms & 2 Baths, West Facing Canal View + Dockage at door

Located at 501/511 9th Street, this stilt duplex is TWO (2) units each having TWO (2) bedrooms and TWO (2) baths (accommodating up to SIX (6) in each unit). Great for TWO families wanting to vacation together, and still have their privacy. Plenty of car and boat trailer parking either under carport or on gravel next to unit.

Use of Cabana Club (a short walk, drive or take advantage of club shuttle) 1/2 mile from Sunkeys rental which includes: ocean beach, heated pool, showers, restrooms, poolside cocktail lounge, game room, fishing pier, snack bar, and Cabana Breezes Restaurant.

Wi-Fi access, fully furnished, amenities featured are listed below including: ceiling fans, blender, coffee maker, and toaster. The large, wide porch has a partial glass block wall separating each unit, which overlooks 75’ of boat dockage on a 100' wide deep water canal with cement bulkhead (lights, electric, and water at dock), with very easy access that leads to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.

Many nearby attractions and activities . . Dolphin Research Center, Theatre of the Sea, Crane Point Hammock & Museum, Bahi Honda State Park, Key West, etc, etc.

On KCB 9 hole PAR 3 golf, tennis, bocci ball, basketball court, pickle ball, horseshoe area, playgrounds, bike, walking and roller blade paths, boat rentals, deep-sea fishing, diving, and snorkeling.

A FUN PLACE: Miniature Golf at Boondocks (MM 27.5) and while there enjoy a nice lunch or dinner.

RESTAURANTS ON KEY COLONY BEACH: Key Colony Inn, Cabana Breezes, and Sparky's Landing (all a short walk or drive)

Many more restaurants in Marathon too numerous to mention (List posted in rental units)

This home is SMOKE-FREE and CLEAN and NO PETS PLEASE

Commercial air connection is available to Key West, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami Airports. Major car rentals available at all airports.

Keywords: Duplex

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gay (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english

About Gay

Have owned and been renting this duplex since 1986 (30 yrs). Our family spent many vacations at Sunkeys, thoroughly enjoying our time there. Husband and I are now full time residents in Key Colony Beach for 15 years.

Gay purchased this house in 1986

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Haase's came through at last minute for us when we had another reservation that was not acceptable for anyone to stay in. Our 2 weeks went much too quickly, and went home with our limit of 'tails'. Beautiful home with all amenities we needed. Thank you for renting to us.
Aug 2010
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Reviews

3.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

AVAILABLE from August 13 on - family friendly
average rating of 3.857143 based on 11 reviews
Port St. Joe, Fl
1

Repairs Needed ASAP

  • 1 of 5

We found this unit very dated and depressing. The bath tile floors were cracked, and in places rubble. The kitchen poorly outfitted, no cereal bowls, the cookware unusable, fridge was in terrible condition and without ice, reminders taped to walls to keep h/c on 78 degrees, unplug coffee, must be present to run dryer, all with threats of further charges. The boat dock was falling apart in need of serious repair . The master bed was like concrete.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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disappointing

  • 2 of 5

Having stayed on 9th St 4 years ago at a property 3 doors away I was disappointed with this house. In comparison this was quite poor. The kitchen wasn't well equipped, the toaster didn't work. The mugs/cups and glasses were dirty. The PLASTIC cereal bowls are old, cracked and grey.Maybe were once white! Some ceiling lights/lamps didn't work at all. The kitchen badly needs renovating.The whole house is poorly equipped and needs modernisation. In comparison to our previous rental I would score this 2/10. We went into the rental office and were introduced to the owner who showed us round his office and said come into the back office and gave us some information and said "now this is what you are hear for"....I said we are not in a position to buy a property and he said "well let me tell you anyway" he clearly thought we were there to buy a holiday home. We had given no hint that this is why we were in KCB and clearly this was a waste of sales patter to us as we just wanted to get out in the sun and enjoy our day. He told us how much money he paid for the property and that he had purchased a house on 12th St. clearly this is not what we wanted to here-the fact that he told us how much money he has made when all the time we were thinking then spend some cash modernising the property you are renting to us at quite an expensive rate. The position is wonderful and really is the only selling point. The owners also own the joining property and our neighbours advised us they it was also needing modernisation and didn't have any bowls at all and had to eat cereal from a coffee mug and had complained to the rental office about the poor quality of the rental property and was told "how dare you"! by the agent. This was our 3rd visit to KCB - an area we love but we will not use this property or the booking office Keys Property rentals again. The agent was called Karen Liskey and she was rude to me on the emails. Next visit will be booked in Gail's who gave an excellent service, beautifully furnished property and a welcome bag-which was very welcome after a long flight from the UK. Even though I had advised Karen that would not be arriving until around 10pm I still had to mail her the day before to find out where the key would be! I think the agent needs to improve her customer service skills, the house badly needs some renovation and the owner needs to make visitors more welcome and not be boastful of money made from shabby holiday rentals. overall a disappointing house.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Zurich , IL
5

Returning Guests Marcia and Bill

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Gay for allowing us the opportunity to stay in your rental unit again. As always, it was neat, clean, bright and well equipped for any quest. The Keys are a favorite spot for our family to visit. We have been coming down for 30 plus years and enjoying morning coffee on the balcony, lazy days at the Cabana Club pool, fishing off the sea wall, good eats at all the local establishments, and resting our heads in great comfortable beds! Hope to see you again soon!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for renting your house to us. We love Key Colony Beach and your house was very clean and

spacious. It is in a great location and we were able to enjoy many of the things the Keys offers. My son especially loved fishing from the dock and my daughter loved swimming at the Cabana Club.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great rental in the keys

  • 4 of 5

This rental was perfect for my family of 4. Clean, quiet, great location, and plenty of room for the four of us. We loved our week in the keys and would stay here again if we ever return.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at the sunkeys rental. The house was perfect for our family of four. Clean, comfy and quiet. The additional privelige of using the beach club was an added bonus. We'll definitely stay here again when we come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Marathon (private planes only - no airlines)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sparky's Landing, Cabana Breezes, Key Colony Inn
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
KCB Par 3 Golf
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
U.S. 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Key Colony Inn, Sparky's Landing, Cabana Breezes
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Cabana Club Pool Beach Club (renters full access)

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Rates & Availability

Key Colony Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
End of Summer
Aug 13 2016 - Sep 9 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 16 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Dec 31 2016 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Booking Fee $120 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Damage Protection $61 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Lobster Wks (July/August) Christmas/New Year Wks Addt'l $200
$500 credit card deposit at time of booking (is deducted from Total)
$120 cleaning/processingfee per rental + 12.5% Occupancy Tax.
$ 61 Security Damage Insurance (covers up to $3,000 unintentional damage)
Weekly additional guest fee for over 4 people is $25/wkly per guest at all times of year (maximum occupancy per unit is 6).

$500 (Credit card payment at time of booking) will be deducted from total booking rate

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Amenities

Key Colony Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1328 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full baths in each unit
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , Can put 2 twins together to make another king (please ask)
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 Queen Sofa Beds Living Room + rollaway for child
  • (1) King size bed in each units Master Bedroom, (3) Twin Beds in each units Guest Bedroom, (1) Rollaway for child in each unit, (2) Queen Sleep Sofa's in each units Living Room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • 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
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Canal Frontage for Boat Dockage at Door, Fish Cleaning Table, Bait Freezer, and Outside Shower. Use of Cabana Club includes: ocean beach, pool, showers, poolside cocktail lounge, game room, fishing pier, snack bar, and Cabana Breezes Restaurant. Nearby Par-3 golf, tennis, bocci, pickle ball, basketball, walking, biking (nearby bike rental). 3 Restaurants on Key Colony Beach + many others in Marathon (listings are posted in units).

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