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Tropical Seclusion Pool Home! Waterfront, private pool, perfect for relaxation!

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,845 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4-6) - Outdoor Shower

This home is the perfect Florida Keys escape with a newly renovated patio area to include an in-ground heated pool, Travertine tile patio, and professional lighting at night to set the scene for your perfect vacation. The open concept and floor to ceiling sliders create an indoor/outdoor space to enjoy the Florida sunshine with a 30 ft Silver Palm Tree as your backdrop. Sunrise views are breathtaking and dockage allows for direct access to ocean with stern to docking for small boats. Bring your kayaks, jet skis or flats boat to enjoy all the Florida Keys has to offer with snorkeling or scuba diving. Perfect get-away in the American Caribbean.

2 Bedroom Waterfront Home New outdoor dining set seats eight as well as teak patio furniture from Crate-N-Barrel. Your dream florida vacation awaits.

More Details

Jessica Borraccino
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 August, 2017

About Jessica Borraccino

Jennifer & Glenn Faulk have been vacationing in the Florida Keys for over 18 years together. We are from the Chicago area, so escaping the cold winter months and brutal weather has become more and more important to us.

Jessica Borraccino purchased this house in 2012

Why Jessica Borraccino chose Marathon

This house is our dream home and we hope to retire to Marathon someday. The property is everything and more than we could have hoped for with the open concept and water access. The natural light that floods the house is magnificent changing with the changing sun's location. The lines of the house remind us of the Frank Lloyd Wright houses we admire in the Chicago area. My favorite part of the family room is the ceiling - tongue and groove with beams that speak of times gone by. The house is one of a kind and you won't find another like it in the keys...we haven't and we looked for years!

What makes this house unique

We have recently created an outdoor space that is the WOW Factor of a high end resort. The new in-ground heated pool and Travertine tile patio area that is a showpiece for entertaining with professional outdoor lighting for the evening hours. We have purchased the furniture from Crate-N-Barrel with Sunbrella fabric to make a great impression on your guests. There is also a new dining room set and Grill to maximize the use of the outdoor space at all times of the day and night. As this is the space that we spend the most time relaxing, we thought our guests would do the same.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Farara Shores in Marathon

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1845 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Outdoor Shower - Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • A day bed converts to two Twin Beds
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
You can plan on cooking at home with the perfect setting to unwind and relax or the Marathon area has amazing choices in restaurants for every palate. If you have more of an adventurous spirit, there is scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing and even swimming with the dolphins at the Dolphin Research Institute. We suggest taking advantage of the local art shows that showcase many talented folks with one-of-a-kind items to remind you of your vacation. A perfect get-away in the American Caribbean.


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Tropical Seclusion Pool Home! Waterfront, private pool, perfect for relaxation!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Scotia, NY

Beautiful home and grounds with excellant service and support

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here the month of February. This was the second year for us. The home was comfortable and well stocked with everything we needed to have a great time. The outside space is just beautiful and was perfect to relax our days away. The property management staff was very helpful and easy to communicate with. We definitely enjoyed our stay and will return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Andover, Massachusetts


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for our 40th anniversary. It was an extraordinary trip and the house was perfect for us, private and comfortable. We were able to have a quiet dinner and cooked some nice steaks on the BBQ and ate next to the pool. It just doesn't get any better than this! The stay was great and we can't wait to go back again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Freeport Florida

Paradise in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for a week in September. This house made for the best vacation we have ever had. The house itself is so peaceful, quiet and charming. Perfect for 2 people, or a couple. The kitchen was perfect for cooking. We were spoiled with the high end appliances. Outside is unbelievable. We lived in the backyard and pool! High end Grill was great, the pool was our sanctuary ,and the landscaping put us in a whole different world. Nice neighbors, very private pool.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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harwood heights, il

The perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place was absolutely amazing. The sunrise & sunsets (which can be seen from the bedroom window) are breathtaking. The light in the entire house is not only beautiful but adds to the lovely flow of the house. I found the energy within the house to be great and pleasantly calming. The house and back yard are very, very roomy. Lots of space to relax. The locaton is also great. So very close to the beach, and the 7 mile bridge is perfect for some exercise. There is also a little museum in the Marathon airport that has some great older planes. Annette's lobster house which is also very close was superb (especially the desserts). Key West is less than an hour away for more than a little night life. The butterfly garden there is atherial. We had a very enjoyable time. I will be staying here again whenever possible!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Key West Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Cabana Breezes - Oceanfront Dining & Tiki Bar
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Sombrero Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
Overseas Highway (US 1)
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Best Restaurant - Frank's Grill
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: necessary

Vacation Rentals have become a popular way to stay on the Island of Marathon, Florida. Vacationers come to the Florida Keys for Scuba Diving & World Class Fishing in Marathon and many other activities including Snorkeling, Sight-Seeing, Mini Lobster Season, Fantasy Fest, Marathon Florida Seafood Festival, Dolphin Research Center of the Florida Keys,The Turtle Hospital at Hidden Harbor, Boating, Sombrero Beach and a number of other relaxing family activities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Farara Shores, Central Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Christmas/Holiday Weeks
23 Dec 2017 - 6 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 £377.45
Cleaning Fee £113.23 + Tax
Booking Fee £18.87
Tax Rate 12.5%

Security deposit plus booking fee due back with signed contract to reserve the home. First half of rent and taxes due 90 days before your arrival and the final balance is due 30 days before your arrival.

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.