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Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Waterfront Cottage Nature Lovers Kayak Paddleboard

Enjoy the peace and privacy of the large, natural waters edge property with the convenience of being minutes away from some of the best dining and outdoor activities in the Florida Keys. Relax in our 1940's 'Old Florida' Keys style cottage, recently updated, while still maintaining its original old Keys look and feel ~ Private large property yet within walking distance to world famous Lorelei Cabana for sunset cocktails ~ or just hang out and enjoy the Keys life at the cottage. Modern amenities combined with native Keys style charm. Original open beam ceilings and hard wood floors. New flat screen tv and wireless internet. Central air and all new appliances. Brand new King size bed in bedroom. There is one bath with original 1940s tile and large laundry area with new full size washer and dryer. We want you to enjoy your experience in the beautiful Florida Keys !! We are lifetime residents and our children born and raised here as well. We hope you come to visit our beautiful island chain! You will have a wonderful time. This property is located conveniently within walking distance or at most a less than half a mile to most Islamorada restaurants and resorts facilities. Kayak rentals and paddleboard rentals can be arranged by contacting us in advance. Fishing charters are available and can be combined with rental for a discount. For more information please contact through email on this site. :) Great area for kayaking and paddle boarding. Launch right from waters edge of property. Thanks for liking our property :) Please contact me prior to booking with any questions as I always want to make sure that the cottage is a good fit for prospective renters. Thanks :)

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Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

A wonderful abode with authentic "old Florida" charm. A getaway within a getaway where sunsets and water and beauty meet. This is the home of true tranquility.


Jim Sr.
Apr 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Islamorada in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Master Bedroom has brand new king size mattress.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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(33 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews

5 Star - Cottage - Paradise on the Bay

  • 5 of 5

We rate this a 5 star. We stayed a month and loved every minute of it. We enjoyed the peaceful mornings on "the dock by the bay", can you hear the music??? Then being able to kayak to Lorelei at night for the live music was a surprising treat. The bay is our favorite side of the keys. An occasional manatee would swim by, making our viewing of them magical. They are wild wonderful creatures and to be able to see one is so special. They are ambassadors of the sea. Thank you Jackie and Tim for making our stay amazing, magical and wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Deb and Dave, you two are 5 star guests!! We loved having you visit and look forward to having you for the month of April next year! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! You guys are awesome. Take care :)
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Orange Park, Florida

Waterfront Cottage Great Rates

  • 5 of 5

December, 2016

We love staying at the cottage due to its peaceful setting of coconut palms, tropical plants, a large oak tree, and plenty of space to spread out. Don’t be surprised to see iguanas, a raccoon, squirrels, and water birds lounging around the property as you sip a drink on the dock and watch for manatees that sometimes visit in the canal.

Rooms are an ample size with a nice walk-in closet off the master bedroom. The king size bed is super comfortable and there’s the convenience of a desk in the master bedroom. As comfy as the inside is, we are drawn more often to the outside area and the rustle of the coconut palms. What a great place to read a book!

If you want the supreme place to relax and enjoy the “Old Florida” lifestyle, instead of a high-rise condo, this is the place for you! The owners go out of their way to make sure you’re comfortable. You hardly need a car, except to pick up groceries since the cottage is a short walk to the Lorelei, a bay-side waterfront restaurant with great seafood, plenty of outdoor seating areas, live music, and a sunset celebration every night. Other restaurants and shopping are within walking distance. With just a call, you can rent a kayak or paddle board and have it delivered. If you rent or bring your own boat, there is a very large dock area to keep it secure.

We’ve rented here multiple times and dream about it before our next chance to stay. We highly recommend it!

Bonnie & Steve

Jan. 3, 2017

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Bonnie for the great review. We look forward to your visit each year. Thanks again and Happy 2017 :)
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Rolle, Switzerland, Florida and California USA

Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Jackie and Tim

We had a very special and wonderful holiday in the Keys owing to your cottage, its location and comfort, the ambiance, the Lorelei, Islamorada Ale and of course THE FISHING. Catching a Sailfish was definitely a high point not to mention the Tuna, Snappers etc. etc. We will definitely return next year and are counting the days. With all due credit to Jimmy Buffet, this is a place where one can go to live happily ever after, now and then... We would recommend the venue, the cottage and of course the fishing to one and all. Thanks for EVERYTHING. Best Regards, David and Chantal

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We enjoyed your visit and Tim enjoyed fishing with you both as well. We look forward to you visiting us again. Take care and safe travels.
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Delightful Setting

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this home for a month and it really became like home. It was very comfortable and the owner supplied almost everything we needed except our clothes. The home is located on a canal that goes right to the bay and the evening sunsets are stunning from the brand new dock. The area is teaming with wildlife and looking at the fish in the canal was like having your own private aquarium. The location in the heart of Islamorada cannot be beat! We brought our little boat and our two little dogs and had one of the best months in recent years. We also hired Captain Tim (owner) to take us on a full day charter to fish and snorkel. It was marvelous! Tim showed us several different kinds of fishing and had so many different types of bait and lures. It was a learning experience as well as a blast. The boat was very comfortable and the snorkeling at the lighthouse was some of the best we have ever done. The owners are very responsive and very nice people. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We enjoyed your visit and I wish there was a way to rate guests on this site as you guys were awesome! Thanks again and we hope that you visit us again when in our area.
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Ludlow Ma

Secluded and private on a canal

  • 5 of 5

Chuck and I had a great vacation. The cottage is clean, well equipped and so comfortable. Also very private. The dock is wonderful for morning coffee and afternoon cocktails. We even had a few afternoons of catching fish but throwing them back. If your lucky you will get to see the manatee swim by. I did no cooking many restaurants close by, Lorellie is only a few feet away. You can see the best sunsets from there. This was the best place we have stayed in 15 years.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of the property. So glad you had a fun month at our place. Hope you visit us again soon. Take care and thanks for being great guests :)
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can't get any better

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying here for three winters and plan to return next year. This is the most beautiful place in Islamorada. Jackie and Tim are wonderful. The cottage is in a great location, walking distance to everything in the village, and biking distance to everything else.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walking distance to many restaurants, shops etc. Great location. We also provide charter fishing , diving and spearfishing trips as well as wakeboard instruction. Please contact thru site for more info.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Islamorada, Florida Keys

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26 Feb 2018 - 26 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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