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Captain D's Hideout - Beautiful waterfront home in the heart of a deer preserve

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathroom, canal front, sleeps 6, concrete step-down dock

Beautiful, well maintained canal front home at the end of Big Pine Key. Surrounded by the Key Deer National Refuge. Wake up to Key Deer in your back yard. Only 30 miles from Key West and Duval Street. Concrete, step-down dock. Bring your boat. Great fishing and Diving. Bahia Honda Beach close by. Comfortably sleeps 6 plus two full sized sofas in the living room. New hi definition TV's, cable, Wi-Fi. Central air, wrap around deck. The canal leads out to Pine Chanel. Just a short scenic boat ride to the ocean or the Gulf. Lots of uninhabited islands to explore. Rent a kayak and have it delivered to you. Bike rental available as well. Miles of bike paths to explore. The island also has a park with tennis courts, basketball courts and a playground. Explore the Blue Hole on the island. An old rock quarry dug for the Flagler railroad that has turned into a habitat.

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

Why Leo chose Big Pine Key

We like to think of this house and its location as "fancy camping". You are right in the middle of a deer preserve. There is actually a wooded area right across the street.

What makes this house unique

The house is located on the northern most tip of Big Pine Key. It is remote enough to be surrounded by uninhabited islands that are just a short boat ride or kayak away. Despite that, shopping and groceries are just a short drive from the house.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Captain D's Hideout - Beautiful waterfront home in the heart of a deer preserve
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews

House was fine. Had everything we needed.

  • 4 of 5

House was lovely. Wished the house had a couple of bikes and an ice chest.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waller, Texas

Private - Private - Private Can't say enough about the privacy

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent Thanksgiving week at the Captain D's Hideout, this was a great spot to hang out and visit the keys. Speed limits are ridiculous but we were not in a hurry, just went with island time. The house is great has all that one would want, every thing was very clean and organized. There are a few things that really stood out to me, this is a house that the owners use, so 1st ( the bed was fantastic, I got good sleep on it, I use a Tempurpedic and for a box spring this was great. ) 2nd ( the kitchen area was super clean, even the fridge was spotless ) 3rd ( this has been the only place I have gone and all the video equipment worked as it should have, I had to call the owner and he was happy to help and all went as he implied. ) The supermarket down the street has just about everything you will need, there are also RedBox's at the supermarket along with the drug store. Key-West is about an hour or 35 miles down the road. My wife and I work a lot of hours running an industrial supply company and we deal with lots of people daily and when we go on vacation we really like to go to a quiet place and relax, this location was great for that. Plenty of room around the house and in the house. I would highly recommend for someone who wants to have a beautiful place to stay and have piece of mind.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waldorf, MD

Beautiful rental in a quiet neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Leo's house is comfortable with all the amenities needed for two or more people. We put our Sea Eagle kayak into the canal out back and paddled out to the Howe Key/Big Pine channel. Not a soul in sight! The Key deer were very cute though a little shy but we saw them every day. The neighbors were respectful and quiet. TVs in every room with premium channels too! Everything provided except for refrigerated items and dry staples. Could have used an ice cream scoop and Pizza cutter though! :-). Winn-Dixie is four miles away, and the pizza at Pizzaworks if very good. We spent our honeymoon there and would love to go back someday.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Also thanks for letting me know about the scoop and pizza cutter. I'll replace those right away. We are glad you had a good time. Come back and stay with us again some time.
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Wonderful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Captain D's Hideout for 9 nights including Labor Day Weekend. It was originally going to just be my husband and me but with Leo's permission (and since there was room), we invited some family members to join us for the long weekend at the beginning of our stay. From the moment we arrived, we were in a Keys frame of mind and it lasted all week long!

The layout of the house was perfect - there was plenty of room inside and out (even over the weekend when there were 6 of us). We spent mornings enjoying coffee on the second story deck looking over the canal and ended our days in the same spot enjoying the stars and the ever present breeze (not to mention the hammock!). The house had everything we needed and we literally didn't need to bring anything except our clothes and our food! We rented a boat for a few days since there is a dock and also had our kayak and a paddleboard which we had no trouble storing in the ample space available. The location of the house was ideal for kayaking and we spent many hours on the water... finishing each outing with a quick rinse in the freshwater shower right on the dock! The neighborhood was quiet and peaceful and the Key deer were everywhere. We also brought our bicycles with us and rode all over Big Pine Key including to the Blue Hole which was fabulous first thing in the morning. It was tough to leave when our stay ended but the good news is, we've already reserved our next stay here and are already counting the days!

Leo was great to work with and I have nothing but positive things to say about him and this fabulous rental house.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are glad you had a good time. Come back and say with us again.
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Clean, secluded home but close to many activities

  • 5 of 5

Spent two weeks at the property with our three young children and had a great time. Having our skiff at the dock made fishing and snorkeling trips very convenient. We enjoyed the frequent key deer visits especially. Lots of activities nearby including those in Key West, Bahia Honda, and Marathon to name a few. Great eats at the square grouper and Kiki's nearby. House was as advertised and Leo the owner was very responsive in addressing one minor issue that popped up. We would definitely recommend the house to others looking for the same experience. Time went by too fast.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely property. Captain D's hideout had everything you need. Comfortable beds, clean home, beautiful property in Big Pine. Easy access for boaters from canal. Great location on Big Pine for local shopping and stores.

Would highly recommend this Captain D's hideout.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Marathon Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
No Name Pub
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Bahia Honda State Park

Your stay is right in the middle is a deer preserve and yet all your needed conveniences are nearby.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rental Agreement
Rental Rules*

ADDRESS: 3832 No Name Road, Big Pine Key, Florida 33043. Phone: 786-260-8901

CHECK-IN TIME is AFTER 3 P.M. EST AND CHECKOUT is 10 A.M. EST. NO Early Check-in or late checkout. Arrangements may be made in advance for such if it does not interfere with another renters check in or check out.

This is a NON SMOKING unit.

PETS are not permitted in rental units under any conditions.

DAMAGE/RESERVATION DEPOSIT - A reservation deposit of $300 is required. This must be received within five (5) days of booking the reservation. The deposit automatically converts to a security/damage deposit upon arrival. The deposit is NOT applied toward rent; however, it is fully refundable within (14) days of departure, provided the following provisions are met.
• No damage is done to unit or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.
• No charges are incurred due to contraband, pets or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay.
• All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in trash, and soiled dishes are placed in the dishwasher and cleaned.
• All keys are left in the lock box and unit is left locked.
• All charges accrued during the stay are paid prior to departure.
• No linens are lost or damaged.
• NO early check-in or late checkout.
• The renter is not evicted by the owner (or representative of the owner), or the local law enforcement.


CANCELLATIONS - A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.

MONTHLY RESERVATION CANCELLATIONS – Monthly renters must cancel ninety (90) days prior to check-in. Monthly renters who make a change that results in a shortened stay must be made at least

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Port Pine Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bath has a shower, guest bath has a shower/tub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Queen bed and Bunk Beds
  • Large master bedroom with King bed, 2nd bedroom has 2 double beds. Living room has 2 full sized sofas. lots of linens for all beds.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 16 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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