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Mockingbird Pointe - Waterfront Tropical Escape - Private Home, Pool and Dockage

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom Private Tropical Retreat Home with New Pool and Protected Dockage

Mockingbird Pointe is a quiet secluded 1/2 acre tropical waterfront paradise in the heart of the Florida Keys with a brand new private 16' x 32' in ground cement swimming pool with splash deck. This two bedroom , two bath home is newly remodeled, furnished and completely renovated with new furniture, bedding, artwork and linens. Wrap around screened porches overlooking Sombrero Lagoon and your private 85 foot protected dock with fish cleaning station, bait freezer and outdoor shower. Gentle, easy to navigate steps to the living areas. Kitchen includes all the cookware and tools to satisfy the chief in you. Architecturally designed beamed construction makes this place really special for your perfect vacation getaway. New split door refrigerator, washer and dryer. Bikes, kayaks, and fishing poles provided for guests use. Direct boating access to Atlantic with no bridges.

CITY OF MARATHON LICENSE # PLR2015-00600

WE DO NOT ADVERTISE THIS HOME ON CRAIGSLIST

More Details

Owner
Philip and Linda Burkart
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our stay at Mockingbird Pointe! The grounds are absolutely beautiful with lush, tropical landscaping. With the house at the end of the road and on the wider part of the channel it is very quiet and secluded. A perfect location - Marathon is central to everything we wanted to do in the Keys. The neighborhood is just down the road from grocery stores making it quick to stop almost daily. The house itself is tastefully decorated with a fun beach/water and artsy feel. The beds were comfortable and with nice linens. Plenty of both bath and beach towels. There was more than enough space for our family of four. Best of all is the pool! All four of us spent hours and hours swimming. The water was always a perfect temperature and the pool is big enough for games. We agree with other reviews in that we enjoyed the screened in porch and multiple hammocks. Owners were responsive with questions ahead of time and called to see how our stay was going. We never had any issues and I can't think of any downside to this rental at all! Would love to return someday!
Mar 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Key West
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sombrero
Car: necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Marathon in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Large Shower - Tile - Granite countertops
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • Both large bedroom suites have private tile baths, high quality bedding, and linens provided
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

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Mockingbird Pointe - Waterfront Tropical Escape - Private Home, Pool and Dockage
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 39 reviews
Herndon, Virginia
5

Lovely peaceful vacation house

  • 5 of 5

Excellently maintained and smartly decorated home that will satisfy any traveler. Phil and Linda responded quickly to any questions or concerns. Fishing was easy from their dock and we enjoyed catching enough to brag about. The Iguanas that live on the property were fun to watch, they like to eat bananas. The pool was clean and heated as described. Linda and Phil’s suggestions regarding restaurants and places to visit were great.

This is a place where folks can just rest and get away from it all. We highly recommend it to all.

Cindy and Marc

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I'm not much for words, but this was a fantastic location to stay. The pool, bicycles, kayaks, the view and fishing from the dock were all better than expected. We have already booked this location again for next year. Could not have been better....

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Your home and property is beautiful , even the pictures don't do it justice. The pool is awesome!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Phil and Linda,

Our 10 days at your home was amazing. We enjoyed the pool and fishing off the dock every day. Lonna and I turned 60 this year and were looking for a special vacation and your home and property are beyond words. We especially appreciated the honest and hands on reports from you regarding the situation after Irma. We are so happy we stuck with our plans and ended up with the vacation of a lifetime. We relaxed in the pool enjoying your landscape and

the friendly Iguanas also catching a wide variety of fish off the dock which also supplied a few great meals, we even saw a manatee relaxing around the dock. We can easily recommend your property to anyone that is looking to grab a little slice of paradise in the Keys and come away with the best memories imaginable. We enjoyed your input and suggestions for restaurants and activities and even though some of the parks were closed and there was lots of debris in the area you helped make our stay very special. Thank You so much for everything we look forward to a return visit soon.

Sincerely,

Steve and Lonna Nykamp

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve and Lonna, We are so glad you had a wonderful time at our home and all of the wonderful feedback. We also love it when manatees visit the dock. We recently had a family of three in front of our property. Hope to have you back again soon! Phil and Linda p.s. Thank you for sending us the fishing pictures - you really had some beautiful Mutton snapper to take home with you.
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Alachua, Fl
5

Wonderful house and location. Everything website represented.

  • 5 of 5

This property felt like you were staying at a friend's vacation home in lieu of a rental house. Phil and Linda have done a great job with furnishings, decorations, landscaping and pool. Property is well maintained. Although area was recently hit by hurricane Irma, area is recovering well. We are looking forward to returning next year!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our first guests since Irma! We are so glad you enjoyed the property and everything the area offers. We were so fortunate that our home and neighborhood came through the storm so well. Can't wait to have you back next year, thanks again – Phil and Linda
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5

This place is beautiful inside and out! Everything looks as good or better then the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

We go to the Keys every year and this house was by far the best we have stayed in. It looks just like the pictures. Location was great, views were beautiful, neighbors were friendly, felt like home! We enjoyed the pool and the kayaks daily. The owners were great to work with and we appreciate them opening their home up to us for a wonderful vacation. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Property

  • 5 of 5

Great property for a family vacation. It was equipped with everything needed to ensure our stay was great. Kayaks, bikes, fishing poles, dock (short ride to the ocean), and a large pool. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marathon, 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
 
Fall
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,531
for 6 nights
£1,744
 
 
Christmas/New Years
23 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,270
for 7 nights
£2,270
 
 
may
28 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,744
for 7 nights
£1,744
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,954
for 7 nights
£1,954
 
 
Mini Season Week
21 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,543
 
 
Lobster Opening Week
4 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,291
 
 
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 6 nights
£1,702
 
 
Christmas New Years
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,543
for 7 nights
£2,543
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
£1,855
for 6 nights
£2,123
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £373.6
Cleaning £130.76 + Tax
Pool Heating or Chilling £93.4 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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