|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
As the day dawns over Pine Channel and the spectacular sunrise greets you each morning it will be hard to decide where to have your first cup of coffee, the screened in porch or perhaps the L shaped dock with your boat secured and ready for a day of fishing, diving/snorkeling or exploring the Atlantic and Gulf waters. The dock has a fish table and running water to clean your catch when you return from the beautiful Keys waters.
This Gulf front stilt home with deep water access is a perfect getaway for up to six people (2 per bedroom). Exceeding this limit without the owner's permission will cause immediate eviction and forfeiture of all funds. You can bring your kayak,(or use the ones on site) hobie or windsurfer and enjoy the warm sunshine, tropical breezes and beautiful clean water right in your front yard.
Boating access is unsurpassed, only minutes to American Shoal and the reef with Looe Key Marine Sanctuary or if you prefer the back country, Contents Key and world class fly fishing are all nearby.
The cement L shaped dock can keep your boat secure during your stay. Kayaks, available one single and one double.
Tropically decorated, this three bedroom two bath house is uniquely designed. Two bedrooms have queen size beds and one bedroom has two twins. The house has central AC.
The fully furnished kitchen has an icemaker on the refrigerator, electric stove, dishwasher, blender, and coffee maker. Washer and dryer are in the bedroom closet for your convenience. Wireless internet service is included. Grocery shopping, marinas, boat rentals, and restaurants are minutes away. Key West, a twenty-seven mile drive, offers unique shops, gourmet restaurants, exciting nightlife and a touch of history.
For larger groups you can rent our VRBO #46707 which is right next door. Our 2 beautiful waterfront homes on Barry Ave Little Torch Key can sleep up to 12 guests.
EXPECT THIS PARADISE TO BECOME A YEARLY RITUAL!
Keywords: Water front
Owner Description We love to share our 'Little Piece of Paradise'. When we spend time at our second home with family and friends we love to fish, windsurf, and bird watch. The Florida Keys is uniquely beautiful and a treasured spot to be enjoyed and protected
My family and I stayed at the Starfish home for a family vacation. The place is incredibly beautiful and secluded with lots of trees and shrubbery. The home was clean, orderly, and instantly called you in to relax. Our visit was back in 2011, so I wasn't able to put the exact date we visited.
The dock allows for parking your boat right in front of the home and there is fantastic snorkeling right off the dock! During our time of snorkeling right off the dock we saw barracuda, other small fish, coral, sea anemones, crabs, horseshoe crab, and even a small jellyfish! We didn't even need to leave the property! The water was crystal clear too!
Shopping was great in the Keys. We enjoyed lots of great food at restaurants as well as meals made in the home. Key Lime pie was our favorite to enjoy in the evenings.
If you stay here, you must bathe every night with the outdoor shower. It was wonderful and such a great way to end the evening! It has hot and cold water.
Bob and Nancy Gladding are the two sweetest home owners I've ever met. During our stay they were living next door in their other home, so we got to spend time with them. Seriously the best couple. All my siblings adopted them as a third set of grandparents by the end.
Overall, this home is dearly loved and was throughly enjoyed! I look forward to going back to visit again one day. <3 You will LOVE this home for a vacation spot!
This property can't be Beat!! We had such a Great time and the owners, Nancy & Bob are very gracious hosts! They were right there if we needed anything and even let us borrow their cooler for our day trips. Love the layout of the house and how you can sit on the front screened in porch and enjoy the beautiful view. The beds are very comfortable and liked the fact my husband & I had our own bathroom. We liked getting away from New England in winter and could of easily stayed here all season!!
Beautiful property. Kitchen is more than adequately equipped. Entire home has been remodeled to a luxury level. Comfortable beds and very spacious. Lots of room for privacy if you need some time away from your group. I would love to live here and would definitely come back for another visit. Private water access from the back door. Located near the end of a very quiet street. Nancy is very helpful and generous. We were able to borrow her kayaks for a paddle around the entire key. Close to groceries and other needs. Easy access to many other keys as well as Key West, though these trips will require the use of a car. I would have had a great vacation if I had never left the property.
We just had a great stay on Little Torch Key! They house was nice and really clean, the kitchen has recently had a remodel and is much nicer than the pictures! We hope we get to come back!
We had a wonderful time at the Starfish House with our 2 kids over Thanksgiving. Booking was trouble free. Nancy was very responsive and answered all of our questions quickly.
The house was beautiful. Kitchen and bathrooms have been updated and beds were comfortable. The wrap around screen porch was fantastic - beautiful views, enjoyed watching the sunrise and just relaxing and enjoying the breeze. The kitchen had everything we needed. It was quite windy when we were there so opted out of using the dock and kayaks, but in less windy conditions are great to have available.
We found the location very convenient. We made the scenic drive down to Key West a couple of times and then the other direction to Bahia Honda and Marathon to the Turtle Hospital. Grocery shopping was also nearby on the neighboring key.
Highly Recommend! Thanks Nancy!
This is a wonderful house and property, and the owners Nancy and Bob could not have been nicer or easier to rent from. Little Torch Key is a low-key little island about a half hour from Key West. My family of four loved it. Starfish House was just about perfect: spotlessly clean, spacious, light, and well equipped. Even nicer than the photos. The kitchen area has just been redone with white cabinets and green granite counters. We joked that everything else in the house seemed brand new too. The wrap around screened porch is a great place to hang out both day and night, and the big back lawn leading to the very private dock was fabulous. We loved waking up to that wide open water view. A great vacation. Hopefully we will be back!
Located at Mile Marker 28.5 on Us 1 Gulf Side.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
For Larger Groups Our VRBO # 46707 is Located Right Next Door.
Dates Available: Year Round.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.