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Key Lime Kottage, Waterfront, Secluded and Very Private House

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Marathon - Key Lime Kottage

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6) Maximum

'Imagine paradise in a

completely secluded location

where there are no human neighbors

on either side of you...'

'Imagine your backyard

is the Gulf of Mexico... '

Key Lime Kottage is managed by the OWNERS not a property management company. Many property management companies manage hundreds of homes. As owners, CUSTOMER SERVICE is our first priority. We make our guests happy ONE VACATION AT A TIME!

Please Note:

The rentals run from Saturday to Saturday

YOU CANNOT DOCK A BOAT AT THIS PROPERTY

Key Lime Kottage is situated just south of mile marker 59 off of US 1. We are 2 1/2 hours south of Miami and 1 hour north of Key West (depending on traffic).

We are between Duck Key and Marathon in the pristine waters of the Florida Keys.

Key Lime Kottage is completely secluded with no human neighbors on either side. Your neighbors are thick Mangroves and Egrets.

Your backyard is the Gulf. Our pool and hot tub are completely enclosed inside of a 56' x 24' pool enclosure. We have a dining table for 8 in the pool enclosure and also have 8 lounge chairs with 4 small tables for your lounging pleasure.

Key Lime Kottage was purchased in June 2011 and has undergone numerous upgrades.

It is available for rent now.

Key Lime Kottage has:

3 bedrooms and 2 full baths

There is a King sized bed in the Master Suite

A Queen sized bed in the 2nd Guest room

2 Twin beds in the 3rd Guest room

The Master bedroom has its own full bathroom

There is also a front load washer and dryer for your convenience

In ground Gunite pool with 8 deck chairs enclosed in a beautiful screened enclosure. Also an 8 person hot tub is incorporated into the pool.

Comfortable furniture throughout the entire house

Pillowtop mattresses

Eqyptian towels

Fully equipped kitchen with all BOSCH & Whirpool Stainless Steel

Appliances (microwave, dish washer, stove and refrigerator)

40 inch LED TV's in every bedroom and a 70 inch LED 240 Hz TV and Blu Ray player in the living room

Tastefully decorated

We have a Fisher-Price 2012 Space Saver High Chair, Scatterbug and Graco Pack N Play Playard with Bassinet, Zooland for the smaller ones

Wireless internet

Gas grill

Kayaks for your paddling pleasure

3 bicycles

Fishing poles

Beach Towels

Linens and towels

Lovely Landscaping

120 Ft raised walkway and 160 sq ft Swim/Fish platform with bench, ladder and fish cleaning table

Outdoor shower and flood lights for night time use of back yard

The Dolphin Research Center is walking distance away from Key Lime Kottage.

Turtle Hospital is located at 2396 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida.

World class fishing all over the Keys

Fish or swim from the SWIM/FISH platform. This dock is not for mooring boats. You can get a slip at the Grassy Key Marina which is walking distance from the house. They rent boats and you can inquire about fishing charters. You can dock your boat there as well and get a discount from them (just tell them you are staying at the Key Lime Kottage). You can park your boat trailers at Key Lime Kottage

Best Key Lime pie - is only a block away

at The Wreck & Galley Grill (walk to it on the same side of the road going north out of our driveway) We LOVE their food. Outdoor atmosphere bar and grill.

Mile Marker 59, 58835 Overseas Hwy.

Grassy Key , FL 33050

Curry Hammock State Park, MM 56.2, oceanside, Little Crawl Key. Fishing, swimming and picnicking are available at this waterfront park. Visit online at Curry Hammock

Key Colony Beach Golf & Tennis, 8th Street at MM 53.5, Key Colony Beach. A nine-hole, par-3 public course is open seven days a week, along with two lighted hard courts.

Boot Key Harbor, MM 49, oceanside, Marathon. One of the United States' rare protected harbors with nearby docks, launching ramp, fuel, boat rentals and restaurants.

Crane Point, MM 50.5 bayside, Marathon. A 63.5-acre tract that is one of the most important historical and archaeological sites in the Keys. Crane Point contains evidence of pre-Columbian and prehistoric Bahamian artifacts and was once the site of an entire Indian village. The Museums of Crane Point include the Museum of Natural History of the Florida Keys and the Florida Keys Children's Museum.

Sombrero Beach, Sombrero Boulevard at MM 50, oceanside, Marathon. A public beach with picnic facilities and children's playground.

Marathon Community Theatre, MM 49, oceanside, Marathon. Comedies, musicals, dramatic presentations and readings are offered at the theater. Call or visit online at Marathon Community Theatre

The Old Seven-Mile Bridge, MM 47, bayside, Marathon. A historic and scenic spot for fishing, cycling, rollerblading and sunset viewing.

Pigeon Key, MM 47, bayside, Marathon. Dotted with quaint cottages, the historic Pigeon Key formerly served as a camp for laborers erecting the Seven Mile Bridge. This island now showcases a museum and offers opportunities to picnic and snorkel.

Keywords: Gulf front, Key Lime Cottage, vacation rental, weekly rental, Keys rental, Florida Keys vacation home, Grassy Key rental, waterfront rental,

Florida Keys vacation rental, Key Lime Kottage

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

Owner
Maria Tabares
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2016
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About Maria Tabares

We lived in Indiana and purchased this home as a rental property in 2011. We have decorated it and furnished it as if we lived there ourselves. We have purchased high end appliances, mattresses and linens.

We are professionals who own companies and know how important customer service is to everyone.

We have since moved to Grassy Key ourselves because we love the Florida Keys so much!

Maria Tabares purchased this house in 2011

Why Maria Tabares chose Central Florida Keys

This property caught our eye because there is alot of privacy in the back yard. You feel like you are engulfed in nature. You will be close to Marathon and alot of activities however when you are at the house you feel secluded and private.

What makes this house unique

The fact that this house is on such a private setting is what really appealed to us. On both sides no one can build a house because it is protected wetlands. Grassy Key is very laid back and quiet, yet we are an hour away from Key West where there is always something going on. Lots of shopping, great restaurants, bars and wonderful sunsets.

We are less than 5 minutes from Marathon where you have two fairly large grocery stores, restaurants and bars. Lots of marinas where you can rent boats and lots of places to charter fishing trips. The unique feel of the Florida Keys is like no other place in the US. You will really be in paradise when you stay here!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We can in no way convey to you how much we enjoyed our week at your home.

Your selections of quality products show your commitment to having a great experience.

The pool, spa, nice bed and general overall cleanliness show that you have made quite an investment and take great pride in it.

We were only too delighted to leave it as nice as we found it. Our leaving was very reluctant since it meant that we were leaving a great home and not to mention returning to the day to day work environment.



We were obviously the first to use the new grill. Very nice.

The pool is first class as well as the spa which we used every night.

Being from South Carolina and spending a considerable amount of time in the Charleston area, the no-see-um bugs are no surprise to us. The nice pool surround made that a no problem, nice investment..

Having traveled to the Virgin Islands the Iguanas are no surprise either, however Iggy has a personality all of his own.



We enjoyed the trip to Key West but as we told Norm that is a trip that once made will not be necessary again I guess our age is catching up with us in that respect.

Of course being in the aviation business we had to take in the EAA air museum at the Marathon airport and made new friends while there.

Mel and I both enjoyed the kayak trips as we took several in the tandem up and down the shore line experiencing many new views and wildlife.

We only ate out of the house on the final night there, all others were prepared at the house from local purchases. What a nice treat.



You have us hooked and would like to repeat next Memorial day week if you will have us back.

This time we will bring either our boat or watercraft down when we return.



Lastly, Norm was delightful to talk to each time that we spoke, he is quite informative, friendly and a great selection as a property manager. Please pass this along to Norm and Betsy.



Mel and I had not taken a true vacation in over 15 years and this one was one for the record books..

Thanks again. Please consider us returning.
May 2014
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(103 traveller reviews)

Key Lime Kottage, Waterfront, Secluded and Very Private House
average rating of 4.9805827 based on 108 reviews
5

Fantastic Place

  • 5 of 5

Everything about Key Lime Kottage was perfect for us - the location, the size, and the atmosphere. We had an age span of from 6 years old to 72 years old and it worked for every age. The pool area was a special place where everyone in the family good relax and enjoy each other's company. The pool towels provided were a special and considerate touch. The dock was a great place to watch the beautiful sunsets. There were numerous activities nearby and it was just as awesome to go nowhere and enjoy the pool. Very easy to deal with Maria before, during and after our stay. We would definitely stay at KLK again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diane I am so happy you had such a great time! Please come back and see us again! Maria
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5

Beautiful home with beautiful sunsets

  • 5 of 5

This is now our favorite home to rent in the keys. We have rented iver 25 homes in the keys over the years and this one tops the list. Beautiful inside and out!! The pool area is awesome with a TV to top it off

Thanks to Maria for her hospitality

We will be back many times

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maria.We would love to have you and your family come back. We take pride in our home and want each experience there to be top notch! We are happy that you loved it.
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5

The place is awesome, as advertised

  • 5 of 5

It's a special place. The house, the pool, the setting are all fantastic. It was easy and professional to deal with Maria. Lots of stuff to do nearby. If you want a get away in the Keys you can't do better than this.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you chose Key Lime Kottage! Please come back and see us again. We would love to have you as our guests once again. Maria
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5

Simply Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My family had the best time at Key Lime Kottage in June. Our two teenagers and two toddlers had the best time in the pool and hot tub. We enjoyed kayaking from the dock to the mangroves and watching the juvenile fish and nurse sharks, parrot fish, and horseshoe crabs wonder around the dock. The sunsets from the dock were also incredible. The house had every single amenity we could ever ask for, and that's saying a lot since our family has such a range in ages/needs. There was a pack and play, high chair, and even a potty for the little kids. The beds were very comfortable, the house was very clean, the kitchen was well equipped, the TVs were awesome, and the games in the living room were an added bonus. There were bonus memory foam pillows in the master bedroom for those who don't like the soft fluffy pillows (like me). Our kids had a lot of fun feeding the iguanas (there were at least 6 wondering around at times). We took advice from others and went to The Wreck next store for lunch and dinner, and of course the famous key lime pie. I have to say that the pie has to be the best in the World! It's a must-try. The food was also very good, and the location of the restaurant was so convenient. If we had stayed at the house the entire vacation and not done anything, we still would have had the best time! A few things we do recommend doing are taking a boat tour with Family Fun Boat Tours in Islamorada. We took a four hour private boat trip with sightseeing and snorkeling, and it was awesome. All of the kids loved it, even the 2 and 4 year old got in the ocean for a little whiile when we snorkeled. Captain Kathy also watched the little kids for a time on the boat while we snorkeled. We also went to Key West for a day and recommend going to the Hemmingway house. We went to Sombrero Beach and Bahia Honda state park. The state park was excellent for little kids and snorkeling, but arrive early to get a good spot on the tiny beach. Overall, this was one of our favorite summer vacations, especially because we stayed at Key Lime Kottage! Thanks to Maria for answering all my questions and for sharing such an amazing property with us!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Diane, So happy that you and your family had such a great time here at Key Lime Kottage! We sure hope that you all come back and see us again. We thank you so much for your patronage. Maria
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5

Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a week at this property and loved every second of it! We visit the Keys every year, and this is one of the nicest homes we have ever rented. The house is very clean and well taken care of. Everything you need is provided and it is spacious enough for six people. We spent most of our time in the pool, which is fantastic! Definitely the nicest pool/hot tub area we have ever seen in the Keys. We were there in the summer, so the pool enclosure was wonderful for keeping the bugs out at night. The privacy at this location is wonderful too. No neighbors on either side! The only time we saw anyone was if we were out on the dock. It is very relaxing and peaceful. Thank you Maria for the use of your beautiful home! It was a wonderful week!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We are so happy that you had such a great time. Please come back and see us again for your next Keys vacation! Thank you for your patronage. Maria
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5

Best Place to Stay in the Keys!

  • 5 of 5

Key Lime Kottage was beautiful, clean and had all the amenities- like a pool, hot tub, dock, bikes to borrow & even kayaks! The privacy made us feel like we had our own island & the pool, hot tub & tv outside made us feel like we were on lifestyles of the rich and famous! The Kottage was huge, gorgeously decorated & fully stocked kitchen. The experience was wonderful! The memories will last a lifetime- until we come again! Thank you, Key Lime Kottage!!!

From: Beth & Patrick Kenny, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Seven Mile Bridge
"Just several minutes from Key Lime Kottage. Beautiful drive over both the Gulf and the Atlantic"
Keys Fisheries
"Great place to purchase fresh seafood to bring back and cook at Key Lime Kottage and also to..."
Mrs. Mac's Kitchen
"Great place to eat in Key Largo...lots of variety!"
Ernest Hemingway Museum
"If you love history you should go here and see all of the ancestors of Ernest Hemingway's cats"
El Siboney Restaurant
"Excellent Cuban food in Key West!"
Lazy Days
"Great food with waterfront view"
Dolphin Research Center
"Walking distance from Key Lime Kottage. Great place for kids and adults to get up close and ..."
Conch Tour Train
"Great way to see all of Key West!"
Sombrero Beach
"Great beach in Marathon"
The Wreck & Galley Grill
"This bar and grill is two doors down from Key Lime Kottage. It has great food and beer. You ..."
Frank's Grill
"Great Italian restaurant in Marathon! Small place so make a reservation"
Hideaway Cafe
"Get there by 5:15 pm and get their "earlybird" special dinners. Call and make reservations. ..."
The Turtle Hospital
"A must see for kids and adults. Learning experience. See the operating room and also the tan..."
Upper Crust Pizza
"Great pizza either eat there or carry put. Garlic and pepperoni pizza...wonderful"
Porky's Bayside Restaurant and Marina
"Great ribs and barbeque"
Bahia Honda State Park
"Great park. You can swim, picnic or walk through the gorgeous park. The old railroad bridge ..."
Nearest Airport
56.27 Miles
Key West Airport
Nearest Barpub
The Wreck Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
10.93 Miles
Sombrero Beach Golf course
Nearest Motorway
Overseas Highway
Nearest Restaurant
The Wreck Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
2.6 Miles
Curry Hammock State Park
Car: necessary

We are just 5 minutes away from Marathon. Marathon has lots of restaurants, Sombrero Beach, Curry Hammock State park and Bahia Honda beach. There are bike/walking trails too. There is a Publix and Wynn Dixie to go grocery shopping. The Dolphin Research Center is 3 doors down from the house and THE WRECK BAR & GRILL is next door to our home as well. The Turtle Hospital is another wonderful place to take the kids.

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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
 
Winter 2016
26 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,663
for 7 nights
£2,663
 
 
Christmas
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,929
 
 
New Year's Eve
31 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,796
for 7 nights
£2,796
 
 
winter rates
8 Jan 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,574
for 7 nights
£2,574
 
 
Summer rates
1 Apr 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,663
for 7 nights
£2,663
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,574
for 7 nights
From
£342
 

Additional pricing information

Pool heat £118 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £47
Tax Rate 12.5%

All holiday weeks are $2950.00

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Marathon in Florida Keys

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This full bath is inside the Master bedroom
    Bathroom in Hallway - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This full bath is in the hallway
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Tropical Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin Room - 2 Single Bed , We also have a Pac N Play for baby
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a 40 inch Aquos TV. Pillow top mattress and Egyptian towels, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bedroom has a 40 inch Aquos TV. Pillow top mattress and Egyptian towels, Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin bedroom is colorful and fun. It has a 40 inch Aquos TV. Pillow top mattresses and Egyptian towels.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have built a 120 ft. walkway with a swimming/fishing platform which includes a bench, fish cleaning table and swim ladder. YOU CANNOT DOCK A BOAT HERE DUE TO SHALLOW WATER. We also have an outdoor shower

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