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Manatees, Dolphins and Perfect Sunsets, Corner Bayfront with Private Entrance

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

VR - 036 -

Welcome to Modern Keys Living with Bay Views! Visit the area where Bloodline was filmed. Catch glimpses of our area and the condo complex on the show.

New from top to bottom!!! Newly remodeled and beautifully decorated 1st floor corner unit with a private entrance. Enjoy the mix of vintage and new furniture and the most comfortable sofas, beds, linens and more! This home is equipped with everything you need, truly a home away from home! A fully stocked kitchen with all the conveniences are all included!

Nestled in the corner of Summer Seas and the beautiful Florida Bay , this location is serene, peaceful and picturesque! The 2 bedroom, 1.5 baths, sleeps 6 comfortably in beds (1 king, 1 queen and 1 queen sleeper sofa) with breathtaking water views. Every detail was considered when renovating to make your Keys vacation a lasting memory.

Indoor living includes custom driftwood breakfast bar, dining table from Bali, sectional couch and coffee table. Finishes include gorgeous ceilings moldings, customs window treatments, hurricane proof windows, shades, hardwood porcelain tile floors, granite counter tops and air conditioning. For your entertainment enjoyment, the living room has a 42” Sony hd led tv.

Watch for our friendly manatees from the bedroom windows or along the dock, just steps from the unit. You will see why we affectionately call this, Manatee Bay.

We are only steps to the blue green water! Two master bedrooms, both with bay views. Great for two couples or a family with children.

Take advantage of great snorkeling and diving along with fishing the world famous Islamorada waters.

We are only minutes from one of a kind Florida Keys attractions, restaurants, night life, as well as shopping, water-sports, boat charters, and rentals.

The condominium offers two pools, one of which is a wading pool. There is a game room with billiard tables, plus a children's playroom. We have an exercise room right off the swimming pool area. Our marina is teeming with sea life! Even manatees swim through to check us out. Sit on the sand at our beach area to watch the fantastic sunsets. You may even see a dolphin or two!

Bedroom one - Enjoy the wonderful bay view from your Sealy Pillowtop Luxury King sized bed!

Bedroom two- Enjoy the wonderful bay view from your Sealy Pillowtop luxury comfy queen sized bed! En-suite half bath.

Living room has queen sized sleeper sofa.

Balcony has only partial view of the marina and bay.

Call us if you have any questions. NO BOATS, TRAILERS or JET SKI's allowed on the property. Dock-age of boats in our marina and use of the boat ramp, is for owners only due to insurance reasons.

Rental policies:

$300 reservation/damage deposit due at the time of the reservation. Balance, including remainder of rent, and $100 cleaning fee, due at least sixty days before arrival. Damage deposit will be returned within 30 days of departure if no damage.

Upon receipt of deposit, an e-mailed confirmation rental agreement showing receipt of money will be sent. Upon receipt of balance, condo information and keys will be sent.

Hurricane refund policy: if a hurricane warning for Islamorada is issued during a stay and the renter must leave, we will send within thirty days a prorated refund determined by number of remaining nights in the stay minus cleaning fee. If just prior to arrival a hurricane warning for Islamorada is issued, we will send a full refund within thirty days.

No boats, trailers or jet ski's.

VR - 036 Vacation Rental License number

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About The Owner

Our family purchased our first condo in 2001. We loved it so much, we bought a second in 2002, and this is our newest property bought in 2013. We hope you enjoy this tropical paradise as much as we do! We have just completed our renovation of this newest unit in December of 2015.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2001

Why The Owner chose Upper Florida Keys

The keys have it all!

This unit is the best location in the building. Private entrance,first floor corner unit with bay views from bedrooms and bathrooms.

What makes this condo unique

Our great location means that you are minutes away from world class diving, snorkeling and fishing! Enjoy fabulous waterfront dining and casual beach bars!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Islamorada in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , sink
  • Full shower. No tub. Newly remodeled.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) King Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Cable, 3 TVs, Workout Room, Game Rooms, Pools (shared), Security Gate, Sorry, NO Smoking & NO Pets, and no boats, jet skis or trailers.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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Manatees, Dolphins and Perfect Sunsets, Corner Bayfront with Private Entrance
average rating of 4.7391305 based on 23 reviews
5

Wonderful place!!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay... comfortable, great location, safe, clean, great pool, awesome beach... will probably stay here again on our next trip to the Keys:)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! We look forward to having you back. I am happy to say that thanks to your help and advice, we were able to upgrade our high speed internet to a new provider. Really appreciated the communication.
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5

Great place.

  • 5 of 5

Ann was a pleasure to work with. We've been to Islamorada several times, but this was our first time in Manatee Bay. Great location, beautiful sunsets, kayaking from the beach area and a very comfortable place to stay for the week. We traveled with my parents and my two kids with no issues as far as space. The kitchen had everything necessary plus additional spices and such. The bathrooms had some necessities stocked as well. Overall a great space, close to all the fun in Islamorada. Highly recommended. Thanks Ann.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Teresa, Thank you for your review. We always are happy to hear that our guests enjoy Manatee Bay as much as we do. We look forward to having you and your family return! Annie
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5

Great Condo! Would love to go back!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week and had a great time! The amenities were great and very impressive! I loved that we had access to a kayak! The condo is very nice and was a great home base for our trip at the end of the day to relax and recharge. I would definitely stay her again.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We would love to have you visit again!
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5

Wonderful Place!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is a ground level jewel! The condo is beautiful & very clean! The dock was great for seeing ocean life, the beach was perfect for the little ones to play, & the pool was so refreshing! We can't wait to go back!... Oh, cant forget about those AMAZING sunsets!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very poor. I cannot give it any stars but the website insists that that I do

  • 1 of 5

On arrival there was a smell in the property that indicated it had not been used for some time.

It certainly did not match its description. The settee was dirty, soiled and smelly making it unusable and a carpet on the floor was just disgusting. Curtains and other soft furnishings have not been cleaned in a long time and added to the smell. The kitchen left a lot to be desired and in my view unusable. The whole apartment was dark and gloomy and lights,at least those that worked, had to be left on during the day. There was no window covering alongside the shower that meant passersby could see in and the advertised wifi just does not work.The balcony area provides an outside sitting area but there you are surrounded by boats and rusty trailers using up car parking spaces but worst of all a grassed area that was constantly used as a dog toilet. Horrible. We had booked for four weeks but one morning woke up covered in bed bug bites so it was time to go. We just left and booked in to a hotel ,all at additional cost, for the rest of our stay in the keys which was mainly spent applying medication to our bites in an attempt to clear them up. I cannot believe there are such glowing reviews given to this place and have to wonder who on earth wrote them.I assumed I was renting off a private owner but there were documents in the property that related to a local rental agency who I was unaware of.

We have taken holidays in this area for a number of years and know a lot of locals. They were horrified at our experience and spent time apologizing to us trying to make us feel better.

To sum up, an appalling property. Dark dingy unclean and depressing and at a price that is a total rip off for what you get. Would I return? not in a million years.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear future renters reading this review: My name is Annie Davis and I am the owner of Manatee Bay. I believe this guest may have my property confused with another. Please note the discrepancies in his review based on the facts. 1. I never received any correspondence from this guest during his stay. We would have immediately addressed any concerns. It is very easy to reach me. 2. No carpet in the unit.(except small Pottery Barn sisal doormat) 3. Our previous guests checked out the morning this guest arrived. I contacted them, and everything was perfect when they left. 4. I am the owner of the condo. I have no other rental agency renting for me. 5. We don't have a settee in the unit. 6. Not only do I have high speed internet in the unit, I also have back up internet. 7. The condo was completely remodeled, including the kitchen, bathrooms, ceilings, new wood flooring and drywall, last year. ALL furnishings are brand new included the Pottery Barn window treatments. Even the A/C and hot water heater are new. 8. This unit is cleaned thoroughly after each guest. 9. After receiving this review, my husband and I drove down to inspect the unit to find everything clean and in working order. We are taking this guests claims seriously and have reached out to him for documentation with no response from him. As future renters, we invite you to see for yourselves our little slice of paradise. If you need anything during your trip, I am only a phone call or email away!
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UH-MAZ-ING~you have to go!

  • 5 of 5

When we first started looking for a place in the Keys we had no idea where to even start. Luckily we happened upon Annie's place! There were 6 of us (4 adults, 2 teens) so I needed something roomy enough that we wouldn't trip over each all day, especially for a 10-day vacation! This little gem was perfect! It is so comfortable and homey the second you walk in. The decor is beachy-cool and modern. The beds are SUPER comfortable (and I am a princess and the pea kind of girl!). Annie was so helpful getting us set up with good places to eat (Marker 88 is an absolute MUST for sunsets and cocktails and it's walking distance up the road). The pool area is quiet but we never felt like were bothering anyone. There are quite a few older residents, so I was a little leery with 2 teenagers, but no one ever gave us dirty looks! LOL The kitchen is well equipped, we had all the pots and pans we needed, plastic wine glasses, spices in the cupboard, coffee maker, toaster, etc. Being from SoCal, we are spoiled with our beaches. We learned soon that there aren't really any swimming beaches in the Keys. You really need to be on a boat in order to go in the ocean. We rented a boat from the place by Island Grill and spent the day going from the Ocean to the Gulf. Highly recommended! Maybe because it was December, there were jellyfish aplenty in the bay out side our unit. No swimming happening there! But none of that matters. We would walk out to the point and watch the sunset. There's a fire pit too so get some firewood when you go to Winn Dixie! We would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Theater of the Sea
"Don't miss the beautiful gardens and Dolphin/Sea Lion show! You can also swim with the dolph..."
Islamorada Fish Company
"Fun dining on the bay!"
Island Grill
"Great spot for lunch and dinner."
World Wide Sportsman
"Fun place for families and fisherman! See a replica of Hemingway's boat, the Pilar."
Morada Bay
"Elegant barefoot dining."
Morada Bay
"Elegant barefoot dining."
Publix
"Best spot for grocery shopping when driving down from Miami. "
Winn-Dixie
"If you pass Publix or just need a few items, this is the closest full service grocery store ..."
Marker 88 Restaurant
"Marker 88 is within walking distance of the unit. Great sunset and dining spot."
MEAT Eatery And Taproom
"Tired of rum drinks and fresh fish? Try MEAT, a nice alternative. Great beer selection and w..."
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
"Snorkeling and a national park!"
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
"Snorkeling and a national park!"
Rain Barrel Sculpture Gallery
"A must for all who need a little shopping or just love art! Look for the giant lobster."
Key West
"An easy day trip. Highly recommended!"
Founders Park Watersports
"Founder's park. A beach and watersports area. $"
Robbie's of Islamorada
"Feed the tarpon in this world famous spot. Shopping is fun too!"
Green Turtle Inn
"Great food!"
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Islamorada, Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,072
for 7 nights
£1,072
£3,155
 
 
Fall specials
6 Sep 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£898
for 7 nights
£898
£2,285
 
 
Holiday Season
19 Nov 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,418
for 7 nights
£1,418
£4,459
 
 
High Season
31 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,506
for 7 nights
£1,506
£4,463
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,383
for 7 nights
£1,383
£3,589
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91
Resort Fee £30.15
Cleaning fee £85.03
Tax Rate 12.5%

No boats or trailers on the property. Fines will be imposed by the condominium association.
Resort Fee is for use of the pool, beach area and condo association wi-fi.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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