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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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 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 Central Florida Keys

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
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(60 traveller reviews)

Luxury Living Inside & Out
average rating of 5.0 based on 60 reviews
Newton, N.C.
5

Amazing 28th Anniversary Trip

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I get away together every year on our anniversary. This year we were blessed to stay at Papaya Bay. There is no better home or host in the Florida Keys. Every need has been anticipated and no detail overlooked. The amphitheater, entertainment center, pool, outdoor facilities, etc. The best part was meeting Muffet. She is a spectacular host! We would specifically come back each night for the sunsets. Searching for a get away? Look no further than this wonderful little piece of heaven. You will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perrysburg
5

AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

Marathon Shores/Papaya Bay is a wonderful place to stay! The owner is gracious, sweet and has though of every amenity you may need! The sunsets viewed from the hot tub or the dock or the rocking chairs are breathtaking. The place is a Pinterest dream! I could go on and on about the place, but you need to experience this cute site for yourself..... I highly recommend!

Thank you for a relaxing vacation! I loved it!

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!!

  • 5 of 5

It is a beautiful and private little paradise! Muffett is the most wonderful gracious hostess in the world. This was our second time there and we hope to go back next year! Very clean and you have everything you need .

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation in the Keys! Papaya Bay is a beautiful piece of paradise. We enjoyed the beautiful sunsets and the close proximity to many restaurants. Muffett has thought of everything you could possibly need during your stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Traverse City MI
5

If you love sunsets and comfort indoors and outdoors then this is your place

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Muffett for sharing your slice of paradise 😎😎😀

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing Cottage by the Sea

  • 5 of 5

This rental is located at the quiet and secluded end of a street. It is a downstairs unit and the owner, Muffett, lives upstairs. She is friendly and hospitable, making sure that her renters have everything needed for a lovely stay. The unit is clean and well appointed and even stocked with water, wine and soda to hold you over until you can get to the store. We enjoyed having Netflix available for our use . There was a beautiful open water view and we loved watching the spectacular sunsets every evening... especially the last evening with Muffet sipping wine until dark.

We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to friends!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Mini & Lobster Season
23 Jul 2017 - 16 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,241
for 7 nights
£1,241
 
 
Next Years Seasonal Rates
15 Dec 2017 - 15 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,198
for 7 nights
£1,198
£3,285
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,111
for 7 nights
£1,111
£3,155
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £96.63 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91
Pet Fee £57.98
Property Damage Protection £45.61
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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