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Duck Key Villa on Tom's Harbor - Unbeatable Sunsets!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom

This Villa is located on Duck Key with Tom’s Harbor at your back door where you can relax and overlook the water from the first or second floor patio, or enjoy the water directly from your Villa by walking just a few steps where boats, jets skis, paddleboards, and kayaks may be anchored. Boat dockage may be rented from Hawk’s Cay Marina on Duck Key or Grassy Key Marina which is two miles south from Duck Key.

Duck Key is located in the middle of the Florida Keys at Mile Marker 61, between Islamorada and Marathon, approximately two hours from the Miami or Fort Lauderdale Airports. Key West is about one hour south from the Villa.

This Villa is a Conch style townhome with a full kitchen supplied with utensils and cookware to be used during your stay; dining area; living room on the first floor with a TV, satellite cable access, DVD player, and wireless internet access; and direct ocean access to Tom’s Harbor from the first floor patio.

There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms located on the second floor with queen sized beds. Each bedroom has full size bathroom is attached to each bedroom. There is NOT a bathroom on the first floor. This unit is perfect for four people, two in each bedroom. There is however, a sleeper sofa that will accommodate two people. No more than six people maximum are permitted to occupy this rental.

The master bedroom has a patio with a beautiful view overlooking Tom’s Harbor. There are queen size beds in each bedroom, with a TV and satellite cable access. There is a clothes washer and dryer on the first floor. Linens, bath, and beach towels are provided for use during your stay.

The beautiful Hawks Cay Marina are located on Duck Key and is in walking distance from this beautiful Villa. The Marina offers every activity that you could want, to include rentals for kayaks, paddleboards, and jet skis. Scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing are also available. No need to drive anywhere, just walk across Duck Key Drive and you are at the beautiful Hawks Cay Marina.

We do not participate in the Hawks Cay Resort Rental Management Program, which allows us to offer our villa at reduced rental prices. Consequently, the resort imposes restrictions to their facilities, including the pools. Bar and poolside food and drink service is restricted for non-resort guests. If your vacation plans are to primarily spend time at the resort pool/lagoon, receive poolside and bar service, or use the tennis courts, we recommend reserving your stay with the resort.

The Dolphin Connection, and all of the exciting Marina services are available to our guests and must be paid for at the time of service. No charges may be made to the Villa.

More Details

Owner
Jan Dempsey Simkins
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Jan Dempsey Simkins

Natives of the west and mid-west regions, but love Florida and the Florida Keys enough to retire here. Both love scuba diving, kayaking, fishing, and bicycling and are able to enjoy all of these activities as residents of the Florida Keys. We pride ourselves on being actively involved with our rental properties to ensure a wonderful Florida Keys experience for our guests.

Jan Dempsey Simkins purchased this villa in 2013

Why Jan Dempsey Simkins chose Central Florida Keys

This property was our home away from home until we retired and now currently live in the Florida Keys. We traveled frequently to this location to vacation and enjoy all that the Florida Keys had to offer. We have worked hard to make this Villa our home away from home, and strive to make this Villa a home for each of our guests while enjoying their vacations.

What makes this villa unique

This Villa is steps from the beautiful Tom's Harbor. Everything you could wish to do is right out your back door. Swimming, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, boating, and jet skiing, just to name a few. The sunsets are amazing every night and can be enjoyed from our back patio.

The town of Marathon is ten minutes away with charter facilities of every sort as well. The options are endless for this this middle keys villa.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I very much enjoyed our two night stay in your rental at the end of March.



My only suggestion would be to make the living room couch into a sleeper sofa. My tween/teen did NOT want to share the queen bed in one of the bedrooms, so my son slept on the couch. A sleeper sofa would have made it more comfy for him.
Mar 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Duck Key in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • Two full size bathrooms are attached to each bedroom located on the second floor. There is NOT a bathroom located on the first floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms located on the second floor; each full size bathroom is attached to each bedroom. The master bedroom has a patio with a beautiful view overlooking Tom’s Harbor. There are queen size beds in each bedroom, with a TV and satellite cable access. Both beds have new pillow top beds, and a sofa sleeper.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
A safe is provided for guests to lock their personal belongings. This safe is large enough to place items of value to include a laptop computer. Many guests inquire regarding a outdoor grill. Unfortunately, there is no grilling allowed on the property in accordance with home owner association guidelines. However, there are charcoal grills available for our guests to use at the Hawks Cay Marina, which is directly across from the Villa.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(97 traveller reviews)

Duck Key Villa on Tom's Harbor - Unbeatable Sunsets!
average rating of 4.7731957 based on 98 reviews
5

Nice little condo in a fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this condo with my husband and our two sons, ages 12 & 6. This property was absolutely perfect for us. It was clean, well appointed and the location within the resort was convenient to the Marina and Sunset pool, which we enjoyed daily. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom which is convenient and the condo has a deck on each level. We spent so much time outdoors. Duck Key itself is convenient for exploring the Middle and Lower Keys. Our favorite attractions included the Turtle Hospital, Dolphin Research Center, Bahia Honda and Key West. My kids said it was the "best spring break ever" and we hope to return in the future. Do not hesitate to rent this place!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Location was perfect for us! We were there with my in laws who were on a bucket list trip. They were wanting to see everything they could and this property was perfect for the daily excursions. Very clean- all the amenities you'll need.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sunset villa

  • 5 of 5

Great villa wonderful sunsets nice owners

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable and pleasant

  • 5 of 5

The condo was comfortable and clean and had everything we needed for a great vacation with friends. We found the location midway down the Keys was perfect for taking advantage of activities to the north and the south.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sherwood Park, Alberta
4

Lovely serene property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay @ Duck Key. Time went too quickly and would love to someday return.

If you are planning to cook in, do pack some basic spices.

The beds are very comfortable, view to die for and location is easy to find.

Only had one minor problem with the smoke detector buzzing through the night due to low batteries on the cathedral ceiling in the bedroom; which could have been a major issue- had my husband not been clever.

Overall, I would reccommend this property.

Note to owner; The unit needs a new coffee pot. The existing one brews far too slow and is too small for 4 adults.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and providing the information about the smoke detector and the coffee pot. We did locate the smoke detector on the kitchen counter upon your departure. Had we known, we could have replaced the battery immediately. I apologize for any inconvenience that may have caused you. That battery has since been replaced. Also, we will address the coffee pot. This is the first report of it brewing slowly, it does sound like it time for a new coffee pot. Thank you for this information, and we do hope that you return to our Villa on your next trip to the Florida Keys.
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Bessemer City, NC
5

Wow! Great time!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property and great central location, had a great time

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Lazy Days
"This is a great restaurant with very nice views of the water."
Seven Mile Bridge
"Awesome views that you can't miss while you are in the Keys. The Sunset Restaurant at the b..."
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
"Love scuba diving in the John Pennekamp State Park. Beautiful reefs!"
Pilot House
"The Pilot House is a stop that I recommend to all my friends and family in Key Largo on thei..."
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
"Love scuba diving in the John Pennekamp State Park. Beautiful reefs!"
Sunset Pier
"Excellent food and atmosphere, a must while in the Keys!"
Starbucks
Sunset Grille and Raw Bar
"An absolute must for a lunch or dinner! The atmosphere is awesome."
The Wreck & Galley Grill
"Great for lunch and a drink. Good bar atmosphere. Decent Prices. Close to Duck Key."
Sparky's Landing Fish and Cocktails
"This is a great restaurant with great water views. The food is outstanding."
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Wreck Gally and Grill
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
Key Colony - 9 hole par 3 public course
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
The Island Fish Company
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Duck Key, Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter/Spring
3 Jan 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£523
for 2 nights
From
£213
 
 
Holiday
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£866
for 3 nights
From
£257
 
 
Summer
30 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£488
for 2 nights
From
£196
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£866
for 3 nights
From
£257
 
 
Summer
5 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£488
for 2 nights
From
£196
 
 
Mini Lobster
23 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,379
for 5 nights
From
£257
 
 
Summer
30 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£488
for 2 nights
From
£196
 
 
Fall
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£462
for 2 nights
From
£183
 
 
Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£505
for 2 nights
From
£204
 
 
Holiday
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,379
for 5 nights
From
£257
 
 
Winter
2 Jan 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£523
for 2 nights
From
£213
 
 
Holiday
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£866
for 3 nights
From
£257
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£505
for 2 nights
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£204
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £96.63
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancelations may be made without penalty if made at least thirty days prior to the scheduled stay. Monthly rental cancelations must be made at least sixty days in advance without penalty. The cancelation policy is outlined in the rental agreement. Absolutely no more than six persons may reside in this rental under this agreement. Absolutely no smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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