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Big Pine Key peaceful retreat

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 8 - 28 nights


About the property

3bedroom/3 bath on canal

Sunrise Drive, the perfect 3 bedroom, 3 bath home for your stay in the keys. Its located in Tropical Estates, a quiet upper scale community with water access throughout. A perfect location if you are looking for a tranquil island setting but close to the fun as Key West is just 25 miles south. This home has 2 large bedrooms with new queen beds, one with an adjoining full bath, and a large room with 2 double beds with an adjoining full bath. The master bedroom has access to the screened in porch and the views of Palms thru the windows give it a perfect tropical feel. The screened in porch runs the length of the house over looking the canal. Manatees, sharks and barracudas can be seen on occasion as well as parrot fish, snapper and colorful coral. The living room has a sleeper sofa and seating for 6 comfortably with 55 inch TV and a blue ray player.

This home is decorated with the keys in mind, blues, greens and tropical decor will put you in that tropical mood. The house has been renovated top to bottom with porcalin tile, new kitchen and appliances. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to cook your days catch. The large garage will keep your car cool during the day and also features electric doors, an extra freezer and refrigerator. You will also find bikes and a new propane grill for grilled grouper!!

Go ahead take a bike ride and enjoy the wildlife on Big Pine. Key Deer are everywhere. The local bait shop and marina are a short ride away and the famous No Name Pub is just blocks away and the pizza and beer are just what you need after a hard day of fishing.

This quiet guest retreat also has a fenced yard and a boat basin for your boat or maybe jet skis! A new Fish cleaning station!! The canal leads out to the Spanish Harbour and is a direct shot to the Bahia Honda Bridge or out back to the Gulf! For fantastic fishing the Reef is only minutes away and if you haven't visited Looe Key, it's a must!

More Details

Property Manager
Laura Lohr
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 April, 2017

About Laura Lohr

Origionally from Maryland, John and I have always loved the Keys. We started vacationing here in the 90's and knew at some point we would retire here. We had our eye on this house for a few years and when it came up for sale we were unprepared. Closing only took 9 months (it was a nightmare) and now we can enjoy the Keys in our own home. Since we are not ready to retire we decided to share it with you because we know how hard it is to find a nice rental centrally located. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have.

Laura Lohr purchased this house in 2014


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tropical Bay in Big Pine Key

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , w/ access to porch and full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Close to 1/2 bath, access to porch
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , Access to full bath
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Big Pine Key peaceful retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Sunshine wonderland!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful winter we had in Big Pine Key! The house was wonderfully decorated, filled with most everything we needed. It is within walking distance to the bridge to Name No Key, in the midst of a nature preserve and overlooking a beautiful canal. Wildlife abounded and I hear the fishing was great although we are not fishers. The outside screened in deck was a favorite perch most times of the day thanks to the overhead fans. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking and light entertaining. Short drive to Key West and Marathon for shopping and more restaurants. Can't wait to go back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Home Base for exploring the Keys

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Laura for sharing your home with our family :) It was perfect for our family of 5 to spend Christmas in the Florida Keys . Everything but SNOW ! Plenty of room for everyone to have their privacy . We came to Scuba Dive , but Mother Nature decided to stir up the waters with high winds the week we were there . No worries....we found other things to do & had a great week. Our Grandson enjoyed making friends with the Key Deer. We hope to come back another time to explore the underwater adventures .

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Well, we really do not want to write a review on this property because we would like to keep it our little secret!! Lol! What I really would like to say is that we had the best time staying at this house and can't wait to come again next year!! The house was beautiful, super clean and recently remodeled. The furnishings are just right to give you that Key West Feel! The kitchen was great and had everything we needed and more to cook up our fresh catch. We also got plenty of use of the large gas grill and the extra refrigerator and freezer in the garage. The other nice feature was having a washer & dryer to use, to keep up with daily laundry. We brought our boat and it was very easy to launch at nearby boat ramp and only a short ride to the dock, right behind the house. How convenient to be able to jump in the boat and have open water right around the corner!! And the Key Deer that are all over the place made it a fun & new experience for the whole family. This is a place we can definitely see our family coming back to every summer and making more memories!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that your family had a wonderful time! Anytime you want to visit us again just call!!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Key West Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Tikki Bar
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Key West Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Square Grouper
Nearest Ski
3000 Miles
Very far away!
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Bahia Honda
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Tropical Bay, Lower Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
off season 2017
1 May 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
mini season
23 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
8 night minimum stay
for 8 nights
Off season
31 Jul 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Peak Season
2 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
My Standard Rate
13 night minimum stay
for 13 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £391.13
Cleaning £117.34 + Tax
Booking Fee £78.23
Tax Rate 9.5%

There will be a non-refundable credit card processing fee of .03%

Manager'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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