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Luxury Living Inside & Out

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Fabulous Florida Keys outdoor living! 1br/2bath sleeps 4. Luxury living inside & out. Spend your days swimming in the deep waters of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico or under the palms in the fresh water swim spa which is solar heated in the winter and shaded and cool in the summer. Enjoy evenings overlooking spectacular sunsets from the waterfront patio. Deep water dockage on the gulf with easy access to the ocean (available for additional charge). Outdoor marble wet bar with many amenities. Marble tables for outdoor dining, charcoal & gas grill on your private patio. Acadia kayak, washer and dryer. Lighted outdoor ping pong table, marble fish cleaning table.

Your home has 2 queen beds, custom woodwork, central vacuum & tile throughout. Sleeps 4 in air-conditioned comfort. Full kitchen inside in addition to outdoor kitchen and bar with oven & broiler and its amenities. One bath inside with another air-conditioned bath including bidet outside by the swim spa (both have large walk-in showers). Hardwired cable internet, Free WI-Fi, ePrint services available, Filtered drinking water, electronic safe, 32” LED HDTV with wireless apps including Pandora and Netflix all powered by Bose home theater speakers.

End of street privacy, while still conveniently located to everything. 5 restaurants are located within walking distance (.02 miles). 14 acre community park (.03 miles), with lighted tennis courts, skate board park, basketball, soccer, amphitheater, exercise trails & playground.

Outdoor facilities are common areas for the property which includes 2 other tenants.

Responsible pets & owners welcome: $75.00 non refundable pet cleaning fee & $200.00 pet deposit refundable in the absence of damage.

City License # PLR2013-00369

More Details

Owner
Muffett Barth
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

About Muffett Barth

I have lived in the Florida Keys for 30 years, and in this house for 24. When we first came to the Florida Keys my husband and I fell in love with it. It is the only place that comes anywhere close to the Bahamian Islands where I grew up and spent the first 12 years of my marriage. When it was time for our daughter to go to school, Marathon and this property was the perfect solution. My husband had been a shipwright and I had always loved working with wood which prompted us to start a Boat Refinishing business. I've always said, 'I get paid to play'. I continued the business successfully for 10 years until we had a Hurricane that did a great deal of damage to our property. I found It necessary to start the transition into working more on my house and less on my business. This was the best decision I have ever made. I love Building & Designing things and my years of experience with wood and varnish have given me the opportunity to make this property a beautiful and relaxing sanctuary for all to enjoy.

Muffett Barth purchased this apartment in 1991

Why Muffett Barth chose Marathon

You would never know that you are so close to everything. Hidden at the very end of the street on a corner lot providing seclusion from everything but the amazing views in front of you.

5 restaurants within walking distance- .02 miles

Publix & Winn Dixie (Grocery stores)- 1.1 miles

K-Mart 1.1 Miles

14 Acre Community Park, with lighted tennis courts, skate board park, basketball, soccer, amphitheater, exercise trails & playground.- .03 miles

What makes this apartment unique

There is no need to leave your home away from home. All the peace and tranquility of paradise awaits you right outside your front door.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Marathon in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main bath has a Large Walk in Shower & Mahogany Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Bath at spa has shower, toilet, bidet & ac for comfort
  • Bath inside has a walk in shower, toilet,varnished Mahogany Vanity & large closet area adjoining Bath located by Spa has a walk in shower, toilet, bidet and AC for your comfort
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - This is a platform style bed that has a regular mattress.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , This is a hand made walnut platform bed on wheels
  • Main Bedroom: queen platform bed on wheels. reading nook and over sized chair. Second Bed is in living area with complete Queen Size mattress that folds into wall.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This is the best VRBO I stayed in and that's saying a lot. From the moment I arrived, it was clear that every detail had been attended to. I will return here for the peaceful atmosphere, beautiful sunsets, and top shelf hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

YOUR OWN PRIVATE RESORT!

  • 5 of 5

This rental has the most beautiful sunsets in the Keys! IMMACULATE property & grounds....nice and private but only 2 block walk to multiple restaurants. The unit is 100% high quality....everything in EXCELLENT condition. Appliances, kitchenware, furniture & beds are all excellent. Electronics provided include cable TV with Bose sound system, great WIFI, even an IPAD provided. FANTASTIC Middle Keys location....1 hour to Key Largo...1 hour to Key West. And a fantastic host! Thank you Muffet.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location, Great property

  • 5 of 5

All of the previous reviews were spot on with the description of the property and host. The best thing I liked about the property was the location, if you are going to be diving/fishing, this is a perfect spot. No long residential canals or shallow channels. Quick ride to the Atlantic or straight out to the Gulf. Thanks for everything Muffet!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We visit the keys all the time and this was one of the best trips we've ever had

Thx Muffet

Great place:)

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, beautiful surroundings, Amazing sunsets. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants a peaceful and secluded vacation.

Very clean and all the surrounding's very well maintained and kept. Loved this place ❤️🌅🌴🏝

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was everything we hoped for and more. It had everything we needed and wanted!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our first stay at Papaya Bay! From the moment we got there (and even before), Muffett was nothing short of a gracious and wonderful host. She text us while we were on our way to check in and to wish us safe travels. Everything that we could have ever needed was provided for us. We really enjoyed watching the sunsets from the property every evening, cooling off in the pool during the day, and playing ping pong throughout the day. The property could not have been better for relaxation. It was so fun walking out on the docks in the morning and checking out all the fish, lobsters, etc. Muffett is an amazing woman and we were blessed to spend some time with her during our week-long stay! We had such a wonderful time and can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
46.8 Miles
Key West Airport Eyw
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Keys Fisheries
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Sombrero Country Club
Nearest Train
116 Miles
Amtrak Miami
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
US1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Florida Keys Lobster House
Nearest Beach
3.2 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: not necessary

7 Mile Bridge + Turtle Hospital + Dolphin Research Center + Excellent Boat ramp 1.4 Miles

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Marathon, 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
 
Peak Season
15 Dec 2017 - 21 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,170
for 7 nights
£1,170
£3,208
 
 
Mini season
21 Jul 2018 - 15 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,212
for 7 nights
£1,212
 
 
Next Years Seasonal Rates
15 Dec 2018 - 15 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,170
for 7 nights
£1,170
£3,208
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,085
for 7 nights
£1,085
£3,081
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £56.62
Cleaning Fee £94.36 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £226.47
Property Damage Protection £44.54
Tax Rate 12.5%

Pets are allowed & welcome There is a $75.00 cleaning fee and a $200.00 refundable damage deposit in the absence of damage. Pets and not allowed on the furniture or beds. There is an additional fee for dockage & trailer storage.

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