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Beautiful Apartment Near Key Largo, Everglades, and Biscayne Bay!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom close to beach

Need a vacation? Relax in this beautiful and highly reviewed apartment, minutes from the beach!

Clean, modern, and highly reviewed -- this "home away from home" is your affordable gateway to paradise! We are less than a 20 minute drive from some of the world's most beautiful beaches in Key Largo. If you are a nature lover, we're minutes away from Everglades National Park and Biscayne Bay. Ride your bike over to Biscayne Bay and pull up a chair on the beach.

This piece of paradise is designed for peace and harmony. From the moment you arrive, you will feel comfortable and welcome. We provide every guest with a booklet and history of Miami and Homestead with a listing of events happening that week or weekend of your stay!

Everything is private with your secluded entrance from the patio. Fridge, dishwasher, mini stove, washer & dryer, pots & pans, dishes, silverware, soap, shampoo, everything! Just pack your clothes and show up. Extended HD cable TV if you want to cuddle up at night and keep up with your favorite TV shows, along with free high speed wireless internet (>100 Mbps!). The living room comes furnished with a 46 inch flat screen TV and a large collection of DVDs to choose from - old and new movies alike! The cupboards have plates, bowls, silverware, and cooking utensils -- perfect if you want to stay in one night and make dinner yourself.

Upon arrival, Christina or Matt will welcome you into the apartment while answering any questions you might have. We give you the space you need. You will have both our cell phone numbers and we encourage you to text or call us with any questions or concerns. We're happy to provide recommendations on local restaurants or things to do like Airboat Rides or Beaches to check. We personally like the Beach at Mile Marker 88 in Key Largo, or the bike tours they have at Shark Valley! You can ride your bike alongside the alligators! :-)

Our town is known for its historic contribution to the development of South Florida as it served as a major hub for Henry Flagler’s railroad starting in 1903. Today the combination of its beautiful natural setting, lush tree lined streets and unique vernacular architecture all contribute to reminding visitors of the spirit of early South Florida communities. We think you will find that Homestead is a bustling city that still retains that charming small town feel.

Trollies run through Homestead and will take you to local shopping centers and even downtown. A shopping plaza is minutes away. Plenty of different restaurants close by. Italian, Mexican, American, Cuban, and Chinese food right around the corner. Pizza delivery is a phone call away.

If you want to take a nice leisurely walk, our neighborhood has lighted sidewalks that you can take a stroll on at night.

Conveniently located within driving distance to top destinations in South Florida.

10 minutes to Everglades National Park

5 minutes to Biscayne National Park

20 minutes to Key Largo

35 minutes to Miami International Airport

45 minutes to Miami Beach

3 hours to Key West

More Details

Matt and Christina
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 January, 2017

About Matt and Christina

Matt and Christina bought this beautiful home in 2014. The apartment suite was not being used, so they designed the perfect "get away" for couples looking to explore South Florida. Christina decorated the apartment and our guests have raved about how beautiful the accommodations have been. We cater to respectable couples that want to relax and enjoy all that South Florida has to offer. Matt is a Software Consultant by trade and Christina works in Human Resources.

Matt and Christina purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Matt and Christina chose Miami-Dade County

The apartment suite is beautiful!! We keep it very neat, clean, and orderly. It's way cheaper than the Marriott or Hampton Inn, yet nicer! :-) Don't just take our word for it though, read over the reviews that our recent guests have left about our apartment. Book your get-away today!

What makes this apartment unique

What are you waiting for? The sunshine state is where you need to be! :-) Close to Key Largo, Biscayne National Park, and the Everglades. About half the price of the Marriott or Hampton Inn & Suites up the road, we are the affordable 5-star location for snow birds looking for a little peace and harmony in South Florida!

Upon arrival, we will give you a list of attractions, restaurants, and things to do that we recommend. You'll have a wonderful time. Don't take our word for it though, look at the reviews of guests that have stayed with us to date.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Apartment Near Key Largo, Everglades, and Biscayne Bay!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews
Hanover, Maryland

Perfect home base for southern Florida exploration!

  • 5 of 5

We just completed a very fast weekend trip to southern Florida. Our mission was to get a turbo tour of the Everglades. My husband and I arrived in Florida on two separate flights and while we both arrived...his bags did not. Late at night, tired, with more work to do once we got to the apartment....we arrived and were greeted with soft music playing, chocolates on the table, a charmingly decorated apartment...and even popcorn snacks! Christina was so sweet to offer to help with our bag situation...even late at night.

This cute little apartment was perfect for our needs. Super comfy memory foam bed, great bathroom, small kitchenette with fridge/burners/microwave/dishwasher, and even a washer/dryer. All the things we look for when we go on a national park adventure (so we can pack meals for the day). We never ate out while we were there - prepared everything at "home." Christina and Matt spare no attention to detail. Plenty of bathroom towels, tissues, soaps, q-tips, hair dryer, flattening iron, etc. Laundry detergent and fabric softener....extra trash bags....zip lock bags....snacks....coffee....creamer...movies.....games....a cooler....grill....you name it, they offered it. Tons of great info on the area provided, too.

The apartment is part of their home, in a gated community, however you will have your own pass to come and go as you please. The apartment has its own separate entrance so while it is part of a residence, you are totally on your own.

Great proximity to Biscayne National Park and the Everglades National Park. If we'd had more time and the weather was better, we would have loved to explore more.

Would definitely return and recommend this lovely apartment. Thanks Matt and Christina!! Merry Christmas.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awww, thank you for the thorough and kind review! We're happy that you both enjoyed your stay and that the apartment helped quell some of the stress you experienced from the lost bag at the airport. Christina has a long checklist of things that she reviews each and every time a new guest checks in -- she wants the experience to be flawless. And, if it's not, we're always willing to make it right. We hope that you come back to visit in the future.... and Merry CHRISTmas to you as well! :-) All the best, Matt & Christina
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Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we opened the door to our vacation rental we felt welcomed. From the music setting the mood , to the candy on the coffee table , all the little touches showed us the care put into our arrival. I am not one to forget anything for my trip but this time I did leave without a couple little things and sure enough Christina had it at the apartment. Our dream was too ride our motorcycle down th keys and this apartment was in the perfect location to do this. Great place and affordable price. Thanks again Matt and Christina :) Daphne & Chris M.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. It's funny that you mention that it's the perfect spot for a motorcycle ride to Key West down Overseas Highway. Christina and I were just talking about a motorcycle the other day. It's truly paradise down here. Please don't hesitate to look us up again when you're looking to get away! All the best, Matt & Christina
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Good place to stay

  • 5 of 5

A nice clean place that is in a good location for the Everglade's and the Key's. Clean and comfortable. Got turned around the first night and Christina talked us back in over the phone. She is very nice. Sure beats a motel for vacation. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words! :-) We're so happy that you enjoyed your vacation.
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Macon Georgia

Fantastic apartment, fantastic owners!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful stay at Matt and Christina's lovely apartment! Beautifully furnished, quiet, cozy, near to Key Largo and the Homestead area and the Zoo, so much to do in the apartment as well as out! Matt and Christina are gracious and caring hosts. You will not be disappointed with a stay here! Thanks for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Crystal, We're so happy you enjoyed your stay in our apartment. The Miami Zoo is amazing! We have annual passes ourselves and take our son there to see the animals. Please keep us in mind when you come back to South Florida. All the best, Matt & Christina
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Best stay ever!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay! Never had a vacation rental with such great service! Every vacation rental company should learn from them!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jessica, Thank you so much! We try our best to accommodate our guests and make their experience memorable. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please stay in touch and let us know if you'd like to make another visit to South Florida. All the best, Matt & Christina
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Comfortable stay with lots of nice touches

  • 5 of 5

My husband, one-year-old and I enjoyed our stay at the apartment. There were lots of little extras (pamphlets and books about local attractions, small cooler and towels for the beach, snacks and candy, etc.) that made it much nicer than a hotel. The apartment was clean and inviting! We also liked the close proximity to the Everglades and Miami.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Think about us next time you book travel to the South Florida area.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Miami International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Keys Gate Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Homestead Trolly Train
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Florida Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Biscayne National Park Beach
Car: recommended

Plenty of things to do!! The apartment is very close to Key Largo, outlet shopping, water front restaurants, boating, deep sea fishing, mountain biking, golfing and plenty of other activities. It's truly paradise! Just ask the owners for a list of things to do! :-)


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Please review our rental agreement. To keep our neighborhood safe, we periodically conduct a background check on our guests. You will be required to provide your full name and date of birth. With that information, we run a national and state-wide criminal search. Your payment will be refunded if our background check uncovers criminal records.

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.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Homestead in Florida South Atlantic Coast

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom comes with everything you need. Extra soap, toothpaste, hair blower/dryer, tissues, etc. We stock it up for every guest. The shower is HUGE. You walk down into the shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom has a memory foam queen sized bed with a large closet, 2 nightstands (lamps), and a large dresser. A ceiling fan is in the bedroom, along with a box fan in the closet if you need white noise. The neighborhood is very quiet and our guests comment at how peaceful/quiet it is during their stay.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The City of Homestead, recently designated as the “Gateway to Everglades, Biscayne National Parks, and Florida Keys' is your get-away destination! Owners are Homestead natives with a list of recommendations to enjoy and appreciate the historic beautify of South Florida. Book today.

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