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Tropical Island Waterfront

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 BR, 2 BA, (Sleeps 4) RATES ARE $200 MORE WEEK IN JAN.,FEB.,AND MARCH

Welcome to our Tropical Island here at Key Colony Beach, better known as the 'Jewel of the Florida Keys.' Fantastic location in the heart of the Keys, midway between Key Largo and Key West. Tranquil blue/green waters await you with the greatest fishing in the world. This palm paradise with tropical breezes offers great restaurants, beaches, pool, golf course, and fishing all within walking distance of our duplex.

This original botel, built in the 50's offers two bedrooms one with king size bed and a twin bed, the other with queen and a twin bed. Includes two new baths and is located on Bonefish Bay , located between the Ocean and the Gulf. Not on a canal like so many others, so you are not sitting on your patio looking across a canal at someone looking at you. We have afternoon shade on the patio and a breeze at all times. We have wireless Internet, kayaks, rods, and old bikes for your use. This unit is for 4 people maximum! When you leave , there is no extra charge for maid service. Come and enjoy the real taste of the Florida Keys. RATES ARE INCREASED IN JAN., FEB., AND MARCH.

If you are not familiar with Key Colony Beach you will find this area one of the nicest, safest tropical islands in the Florida Keys. Relax and relish the gorgeous opal colored water or view the sunrise from our patio.

WE NO LONGER HAVE A DOCK The best fishing and diving in the world are just minutes away on the only living coral reefs in the United States or if you prefer, sit under the Palm Trees at the Beach and enjoy a Cool Drink at the Cabana Club which includes Pool, Beach, Snackbar, Restaurant and Bar. Free Membership Included !!!!

Keywords: Waterfront Duplex

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
2 August, 2017

About The Owner

This duplex has been in our family since the 60's. It's the best location in the area for fishing, boating, walking to restaurants etc.Only minutes by boat to the ocean or gulf. Our patio faces the bay and we have a wonderful view with nice breezes. Just a two minute walk to Sparky's Landing for great food and entertainment. Also, Cabana Club with pool, ocean, bar, live entertainment is a ten minute walk away. Key Colony Inn also is a ten minute walk away and has the best food around......WE LOVE IT.....

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1965

Why The Owner chose Central Florida Keys

My father in law bought this property in '62 and absolutely loved fishing. It's the best fishing in the world. Whether you are fishing from our dock or out in the gulf or ocean. Our particular location has alot of advantages.One being always a breeze, no mosquitoes, afternoon shade, on a small bay with beautiful view and lots of convience to stores, restaurants etc.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Key Colony Beach in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • New tile baths with showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size Beds (1), Queen(1) and Single Bed (2)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
FREE Cabana Club Membership includes, Pool, Beach, Snack Bar, and Lounge. A couple of bikes and kayaks also for your use.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

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Tropical Island Waterfront
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews
5

Paradise on the Water

  • 5 of 5

We were travelling with our two young Sons, and we absolutely loved the place. We were minutes from Sombrero, Seven Mile, and Bahia Honda. The boys caught Mangrove Snapper, and Jack right off the back dock. We paddled the Kayaks over to Sparky's to get bait and Chow. Great place, great trip.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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David & Judy

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this half duplex for two weeks near end of April 2018. We have been visiting the Keys since 2009 to fish and get out of the nasty winters in the Pacific Northwest.

We always want a view of the water and this property has a great view of water and sunrise.

Nice things about this place other than the views are the kayaks are in great shape, Sparky's is a short walk. The Cabana Club has a pool and small sandy beach within a 15 minute walk, gas barbecue, close to shopping. Also the price is great, have stayed in places 2 to 3 times the cost. Owner has several notes around unit with tips on how to operate appliances and TV, follow them.

Only downside I found on this trip is there are 3 bikes but the woman's bike has a couple of issues that need to be addressed, the seat likely needs to be replaced as it rocked backwards, also the chain fell off.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bill & Maureen

  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing in Key Colony for 7 years. If you want to stay at a place like Donald Trumps

Mar-A- Largo , don't stay here. If you want to stay at a place that lets you enjoy the Cabana Club, Sunset Beach, Bonefish Bay ( in your backyard), restaurants in walking distance, clean and comfortable acomodations, use of bikes, fishing tackle and Kayaks then speak with Denise Samuels the owner. Denise is friendly and acomodating like her rental property. We were there this year for one week. We'll be back next week for three weeks. That says it all.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and fabulous fishing

  • 5 of 5

We rented for 1 week at the end of October and were very happy with our trip. The unit is accurately described and is very user friendly. Excellent location and water frontage. We caught 19 different species of fish from the dock. Kayaks are like new and easy to use. Saw Manatees and a Bull shark. Very cool. Key colony is my favorite spot in the Keys. Traveled from Montana and can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Plenty of Pros, a few Cons

  • 4 of 5

We just got home from our stay here and figured we would share our experience. Overall we had an amazing stay and would definitely return. There were plenty of Pros, and a few Cons to this rental.

Pros- 1- The location was perfect. We never stayed in Key Colony Beach before and when we return we will definitely be staying there. There were a few great restaurants within walking distance, our favorite being Sparky's Landing which we went to 4 times. 2- Access to the Cabana Club was a huge bonus. It was great for the days you wanted to just lounge around and drink by (or in) the pool or go to the beach. The food and drinks there were all great and very reasonably priced. The beach there was also very well maintained and had very little if any sea grass. 3- THE BACK YARD!- The back yard was amazing and was perfect for fishing and sight seeing. We caught a ton of fish right off the dock like snapper, grunts, catfish, and a few others we couldn't identify. We were also visited daily by some manatee which the kids loved and saw sting rays, barracuda, and some Sargent Majors directly under the dock. We brought our kayak and paddle board and enjoyed nightly sunset paddles. 3-The property manager (Barry I believe) was extremely attentive to any issues we had and was over within minutes to help. 4-Garage storage space!- we couldn't find many other units that had this amenity and allowed us to store our bicycles and fishing equipment in.

5- Included a garage full of goodies to use including 3 kayaks, bicycles, tons of fishing equipment and tackle, life jackets etc. Everything was in much better shape than what we expected from a vacation rental. 6-The master bed was amazing. It was some sort of memory foam mattress and both my wife and I slept amazing while there. There was also an abundance of towels, linens etc, that were great.

Cons- 1- The toilet in the master bath was kind of wobbly. We were afraid we were going to tip over when we first got there but got used to it by the end.

2-the kitchen faucet is extremely loose and not well fitted. We were afraid it was going to rip off whenever we washed dishes or our hands. A simple tightening of the nut under the sink should fix it.

3- the couches in the living room are extremely worn and could be replaced. That being said they were very comfortable and I actually fell asleep on one the first night which I haven't done in ages.

The Pros definitely outweigh the cons for this unit and we will definitely ret

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Can't beat it

  • 5 of 5

This home provides comfort view and convenience. We saw dolphin sting rays and a manatee from the pier. We used the kayaks bikes and fishing poles. What more can I say except I hated to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Marathon
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Sparky's
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Key Colony
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
Sparky's
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Cabana Club

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Key Colony Beach, Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Jan. Feb. and March
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,043
for 7 nights
£1,043
£3,909
 
 
Sept. Oct., Nov.
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
£781
for 7 nights
£781
£2,862
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£868
for 7 nights
£868
£3,315
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £232.65

JAN., FEB., AND MARCH RENTAL FEES ARE $1,195 PLUS TAX PER WEEK......

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