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Mockingbird Pointe - Waterfront Tropical Escape - Private Pool and Dockage

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Marathon - Mockingbird Pointe

2 Bedroom Private Tropical Retreat 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.


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Philip and Linda Burkart
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

Mockingbird Pointe - Waterfront Tropical Escape - Private Pool and Dockage
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Lovely, unique home

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed here the last ten days of September. We come to the Keys every year and bring our boat for diving, lobstering, and fishing. We have stayed at many homes over four years, and this was by far the best. It was difficult to leave.

The home itself is beautiful and unique with its wrap around, screened-in porch and wooden cupola. Since the owners seem to stay often, it is well-equipped and filled towels and little details you always seem to need on trips. The master bed is comfortable. There is a gas range. The cable TV offers many channels. The indoor space makes this house ideal for a couple or a family. It may be a little cramped for two couples.

The grounds are beautiful and professionally landscaped, and a pleasure to look at it. The pool has a great beach entry with umbrella, and has a chiller! The chiller is worth the stay alone. The new tiki hut provides a lot of shade.

The dock is well equipped with shower, two hoses (one at the fish cleaning station) and lights (also a bright light at the cleaning station.) The dock is very well set-up for people who bring their boat and fish. It is in a well-protected deep lagoon, about a 15-minute idle to the Ocean.

The convenient location cannot be beat! Two minute car ride to Publix/Winn Dixie/CVS/Kmart (a must if you are fishing.) It's close to everything.

The owners are very attentive and helpful and have put a lot of work into their home.

We could not stop talking about how much we loved the home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful detailed review. We hope you come back soon. We have found that when traveling with another couple there is ample room for up to six with the two master suites, one with a queen and two twin beds and their own private bath.
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The Walkers 2016

  • 5 of 5

Very well maintained and furnished. Comfortable and private.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mockingbird Pointe exceeded our expectations we had gotten from pictures and descriptions.

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our week long stay in Marathon. The pool that had just recently been added was one of the best features. We had a boat rented for the week and were able to keep it at the private dock located at the property, this was also very nice. The house is located on a very quiet culdesac and very private. We enjoyed everything about the house and if our vacation should be in Marathon again we will try our best to stay at same location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We just love the new pool ourselves - especially the splash deck and the water views from the pool deck. We are so glad you enjoyed your vacation at our home. Hope you can return soon!
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Wonderful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! This is a beautiful home that is perfect for a family of 5 or 6. The water frontage is beautiful. The wrap around porch is perfect for morning coffee, outdoor meals and an evening view of the sunset. Linda & Phil have thought of almost everything!

Wrap around screened porch

Hammocks (outside and on the porch)

Well supplied kitchen

Dock with table for cleaning fish

Pool with tanning deck and gazebo

Bikes & Fishing poles

2 kayaks

Gas grill

Linda & Phil are very gracious hosts. They were immediately responsive to our needs. We definitely recommend this as a wonderful home away from home and hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We look forward to your return visit!
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Great House!

  • 4 of 5

Great location in the middle of The Keys, with easy access to everything. Our family enjoyed riding bikes to Sombrero beach one mile from the property. The house is located in a quiet neighborhood, which we liked. It is easily accessible to everything, grocery store, liquor store, pharmacy, lots of restaurants, etc. We enjoyed quite a few of the restaurants in the area: Sparky's, 7 Mile Grill, Sunset Grille. We also got fish from Keys Fisheries Market and Marina to cook at home, which was delicious. We also enjoyed visiting the Bahia Honda State Park and the Sea Turtle Hospital. The property has everything anyone would need. We especially enjoyed the wrap around porch. The kids enjoyed fishing off the dock almost every morning we were there. The owners were very helpful and responded to us very quickly on any questions or concerns we had. We hear they are putting in a pool which will be a perfect addition! We would highly recommend this house to anyone! We hope to have the opportunity to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted to find the house located at the very end of the street not only was there minimal car traffic there was minimal boat traffic as well. We enjoyed the privacy of the backyard as we spent time working out and sunbathing on the dock. The house is not large but the four of us (all adults) found that we were very comfortable. There is one bathroom but between my wife and two daughters we were able to schedule our shower time without conflict. The house includes a screened porch that encompasses all four sides of the house. We found the porch ideal for reading time and mealtime and all rooms including the bedrooms have french doors that open out to the screened porch. In the evening we opened up all the doors and enjoyed the cool breeze as we slept. In the cozy great room we watched a little TV but there was no DVD player. The kitchen was well stocked with cooking ware, utensils, plates ect... The house is walking distance to a local beach and is also within walking distance to a Publix and Winn Dixie grocery store. I don't know if there are any plans to build an in ground swimming pool but that would have been ideal to have a pool in the backyard. However there is a restaurant/bar with a nice pool next to the Seven Mile Bridge we enjoyed the food and drinks there as well as the pool. The owner of the house was very pleasant and easy to work with and responded immediately to our questions during our stay. I would absolutely recommend this house to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review of our home. We have exciting news about the property which you will appreciate as it addresses your suggestions. Our new heated in-ground pool construction is starting April 3rd. It will be 16 x 34 and also have a splash deck and all new pool furniture. We are also expanding and remodeling the two bedrooms and adding a new all tile private bath and larger closet to what will be the new master. The other bedroom will be enlarged enough for the addition of a set of twin beds to complement the queen bed. We have also added a DVD/Blueray player to the living area. The new home features will be available to all of our guests on rentals after June 1, 2016
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Key West
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marathon, Central Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
27 Aug 2016 - 19 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Dec 2016 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
may special
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Lobster Mini Season Week
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
Lobster Season opening week
5 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
9 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Years
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Marathon in Florida Keys

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Large Shower - Tile - Granite countertops
  • 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
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • 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

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