HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Key West Home/Pool on the Water

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 27 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BR 2 BA -- sleeps 6 maximum

Key West private home on the water overlooking the Salt Ponds Protected Bird Sanctuary - family owned for three generations. MONTHLY RENTAL ONLY. Enjoy the peace and serenity and privacy of our home while only ten minutes away from the fun of Duval St. Gorgeous sunrises and sunsets with beautiful unencumbered views over the mangroves. Dock your boat at the sea wall and be in open sea in three minutes. Relax around the large free form pool or jump on the bikes and explore the island. Slip the kayaks into the water and drift through the mangrove tunnels right across the canal. Fish directly off the stone deck out back and catch anything from snapper to grouper. Throw them right on the grill and have dinner by the water. A family owned home still used by the owners, Dragonfly will give you the feeling of visiting an old friend instead of an anonymous rental unit. This l950's retro-chic house is furnished with an eclectic combination of custom furniture, family antiques and wicker in an exclusive area of Key West not usually on the rental market. If you are looking for that condo feel, this is not the place to go, but if you want a home away from home that is totally relaxing Dragonfly is for you.

More Details

Owner
Brandon Nelson
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in New Town in Key West

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • 3BR/2BA Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
See Photos.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

77% Complete
11% Complete
11% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Key West Home/Pool on the Water
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
4

Great water access for kayaking and boating!

  • 4 of 5

This house was exactly what we were hoping for. We brought our boat and enjoyed fishing and diving for lobster many days. The pool is refreshing after a hot day of boating or kayaking. Quiet neighborhood but close enough to bike to Old Town. Needs more outdoor furniture for outside dining however. Great time overall!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

If your a boater and love key west then you will love this home.

  • 5 of 5

The house is great but what makes this place special is the outside pool area and the boating access. Your just a short canal trip to anywhere in the keys your boat can take you . The house gives you easy access to the great places in key west but allows you to escape the Duvall street crowds once you have enjoyed that yourself .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
3

my 2 cents

  • 3 of 5

The home has much character kind of like my house so I felt at home. Easy to get out to Atlantic and Gulf unfortunetly the weather was not cooperating for us. I especially like the pool and all the gardens. If I was staying there again I most certainly want a freezer for ice. and most of all calm seas! I Most certainly recommend this home to my friends. Not into partying toooooo much so I stayed away from Duval and enjoyed the rest of the city. Love the food at El siboney Cuban food! the wines bring your own!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

This is a state of mind, not a vacation rental.

  • 5 of 5

This is an authentic 60's era architecture house on the waterway and salt marsh. Very well-maintained and charming. The back patio is covered and a wonderful place to spend the day reading, and watching the boats, kayaks, paddle boarders, manatees and tarpon roll by. We sat out there during a fierce squall and stayed dry. The pool is wonderful, there are always areas in shade and sun to move around in. Good kayaks and Bikes at your disposal. Wifi, big screen TV, excellent washer/dryer, great vintage full kitchen, neat sunken living room, comfortable beds with good mattresses, kickass air conditioning, very private, great jogging neighborhood,... A week here and your mind will be in a better place!

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Everyday I stayed just got better and better

  • 5 of 5

A serene and wonderful spot. The outside view over the mangrove is amazing. Kayaking in the back each morning was fantastic - with the occasional manatees swimming by. The pool is made for relaxing and watching sunsets. The decor is primarily 50s and it's a normal home with everything you need. If that's not your thing or you want something fancy however, this may not be the place for you. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Perfect place to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

First let me say that at first I was a little concerned about the location for this property as it looks on the map to be a long way away from Duval and some of the other hotspots of Key West, but I found after arriving that this really enhanced my stay. Being away from all of the night-time craziness allowed me and my family to have a much more enjoyable and relaxing trip.

A few gems from the trip that we haven't been able to get at other places in Key West:

1) Taking out the sea kayaks to explore the mangrove swamp behind the house;

2) Set up the ping pong table and doing my best Forrest Gump impersonation;

3) Petting the manatees that came right up to the seawall behind the house (I'm sure someone will scold me for doing this, but c'est la vie);

4) Cooking up some fresh lobsters and grouper on the grill;

5) Jumping in the canal behind the house after a day at Smather's Beach.

This is a great property that really makes you feel at home. I can't wait to go back again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0

Location

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Key West Intl Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
100 of them
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Key West
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Key West Public Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Conch Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A1A
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Casa Marina
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
A1A
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
10 Beaches

Right in Key West -- NOT the upper keys. MONTHLY RENTAL ONLY. Swimming pool, Right on the water. Salt water fishing on location. Sea Kayaks on premises. Salt pond tours on premises. Swim with manatees on premises. Ping pong table. 7 doors down from Jimmy Buffett. The island is only 2 miles by 4 miles. So everything is accessible.

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in New Town, Lower Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
30 night minimum stay
£3,695
for 30 nights
£3,695
 
 
Fantasy Fest
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
30 night minimum stay
£4,572
for 30 nights
£4,572
 
 
Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
30 night minimum stay
£5,889
for 30 nights
£5,889
 
 
FEBRUARY
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
27 night minimum stay
£11,241
for 27 nights
£12,470
 
 
Spring Break
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
£5,889
for 30 nights
£5,889
 
 
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
30 night minimum stay
£3,695
for 30 nights
£3,695
 
 
Sumer
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
30 night minimum stay
£5,450
for 30 nights
£5,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
£4,486
for 30 nights
£4,486
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £140.38
Damage Insurance £46.01

50% is due at booking. It is not refundable. 50% is then due 60 days prior to check in. That is not refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
Enquire Now
Available
Unavailable