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Mango Cottage- 2BR/2BA Family-Friendly Old Town Private Home

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Recently-Renovated Historic Old Town Home Within Walking Distance Of Everything.

Mango Cottage

This recently-restored historic Conch house is an excellent vacation home. The kitchen and bathrooms have been redone, but still respect their historic roots. There are antique Dade County pine walls and floors throughout the house. The open-concept kitchen, living room and dining area have fantastic glass doors which create loads of natural light under a vaulted ceiling as well as convenient access to the outdoor deck area. The new kitchen offers brand-new appliances, including dishwasher, microwave, full oven/stove and refrigerator with crushed ice and water in the door. Brand-new garbage disposal and commercial grade Maytag 2000 laundry facilities are added conveniences. Central air conditioning is a luxury enjoyed in only the best historic rentals, including Mango Cottage. The natural wood features continue through the kitchen with custom maple kitchen cabinets with glass doors. There are smart TVs in each bedroom and a 42 inch smart TV in the living room. All TVs come with HBO and Netflix streaming capabilities. High-end furnishings and antique pieces add to the cottage feel of the home, including the wonderful collection of antique swimsuits in custom shadowboxes.

All bedrooms have brand-new plush Simmons AirCool ComforPedic memory foam mattresses.

The master bedroom has a king bed with an en suite bathroom, the second bedroom has a queen bed. There is a great loft which is accessed by funky alternating ship-style stairs, custom-made as well. The loft has two twin extra long beds with custom storage drawers beneath and of course a smart TV for your guests. The brand-new bathrooms boast custom tile work in the showers and on the floors.

This fantastic home is located on Varela Street and is in a wonderful residential neighborhood just a couple blocks from Fausto's Food Market and a short walk to Duval Street. It is also just a short walk to Higgs Beach, the White Street Pier and Key West Garden Club's Civil War Fort West Martello.

The outdoor patio offers a wonderfully warm hot tub, ideal for the cool Key West evenings along with outdoor dining for four under umbrella shade, as well as two comfortable lounge chairs for working on your Key West tan. The comfortable chairs on the front porch invite you to enjoy early-morning cafe con leche from nearby Sandy's Cuban Cafe while perusing the local newspaper or just enjoying the peace and quiet of the neighborhood.

More Details

Property Manager
Key West Hideaways
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Yes we had a great time while in Key West as usual. The Mango Cottage was very nice as advertised. The house was fantastic! The central a/c was a great addition to the comfort of a rental property. The beds were very cozy, the baths were very nice and the kitchen was top shelf. I am a finish carpenter and have been for 25 years and noticed that the quality of materials and craftsmanship was excellent throughout the home. Overall I would give this property 5 stars and say it was by far the best property was have stayed at in Key West. We will return!
Oct 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Old Town in Key West

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We do not rent to Spring Breakers. No Exceptions. Must show photo ID
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • village
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Custom-tiled shower, intricately-designed tile floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Custom-tiled walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Additional loft sleeping area with 2 twin extra-long beds.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
• 12.5% tax & end-of-rental cleaning are additional. Rates over special events and holidays may be higher than the seasonal rate. Final rates to be discussed upon inquiry. Rate quotes provided verbally or by email are not final until reservation is confirmed. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Important Note: You may have seen ads on Craigslist that seem to be from us. Please be aware that Key West Hideaways does NOT advertise Vacation Rentals on Craigslist, and a response to a Craigslist ad for a Key West Hideaways property does not come to us in any form. These ads are run by scammers who have no intention of honoring your reservation. At Key West Hideaways, we take pride in the security of our guests and the protection of your personal and financial information. To ensure you are renting and communicating with Key West Hideaways, contact us via phone, email, or through our HomeAway and VRBO listings.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

Mango Cottage- 2BR/2BA Family-Friendly Old Town Private Home
average rating of 4.9375 based on 33 reviews
5

1st Visit to Key West for 4 Friends

  • 5 of 5

We did a lot of searching for a cottage in Key West & were just delighted with the pictures description of Mango. It had plenty of room for all 4 of us & the decor was outstanding. Great hot tub & huge washer & dryer & beautful appliances. Comfortable beds & very quiet location. I cannot say enough good things about this cottage. We absolutely LOVED staying there. Thanks so much for the great vacation experience!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ginger, Thank you for taking time to share your experience at Mango Cottage with us. We are glad to hear this lovely cottage was up to your standards and that you enjoyed all the amenities the house had to offer. We do hope that you come back and stay with us again soon. Key West Hideaways Staff
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Family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful property, exceptionally clean inside. Nice location with bike shop and market close by. Plan to rent bikes to see Key West, walking to Duval was not for those who have any trouble getting around. I would recommend this location for active people.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect spot for a family of 4

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property, wonderful location, just a great time. Very nice central AC - which we didn't think we would have to use in December - but it was 85 degrees and humid - so we really appreciated it.

Just around the corner is a great market (Fausto's) and a killer Cuban Coffee spot - Sandy's Café - you are literally 50 yards away from both of these places - so make sure you stop in.

Place is spotless - and well appointed. We were there for the Patriots - Miami football game (week 17) - and had friends over to watch. Grilled Shrimp, mixed up drinks, hit the hot tub during 1/2 time - and watched the Patriots thrash the Dolphins - what a great time!

Look forward to staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Paul, Thank you for taking time to review Mango Cottage. We are glad you had a great time in Key West and enjoyed our restaurants and local grocery store. Please come and stay with us again soon. Key West Hideaways
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5

Mango Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We found the home very comfortable and it was very clean with updated appliances. It was a little more of a walk to downtown than we wanted after being out so late but that didn't deter from the home. I would definitely stay there again on a return trip to Key West. Excellent place.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to review our cottage. We are happy to hear that you found everything conformable and liked the house over all. Despite the short walk to the main attractions we hope you had a great time and hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Key West Hideaways staff.
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5

Loved our stay at the Mango Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My now-husband and I rented the Mango Cottage when we came to Key West for our wedding. We had a fabulous stay. The place was large enough to work as a rendezvous point for guests staying all over the island, but it was also the perfect place to hole up and unwind for a few days after saying our "I dos". The property was clean and well taken care of, and the furnishings were beach without being too kitschy. We loved the hot tub and outdoor shower. We would definitely recommend staying here and hope to return again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 4 ladies absolutely adored this little home for a weekend getaway. The décor in this place is beautiful - as a group of 4 women it was a major topic of conversation throughout the weekend. It is a cottage, but the use of space is amazing - closets in the 2 bedrooms downstairs including drawer space, small closets in the bathrooms with everything you could need from a hairdryer to toilet paper, bath towels and beach towels. It is clear from the moment you walk in that this home is cared for and maintained. I do have to say the loft area is tight (it's a loft so it should be) but the stairs are weird and realllllllly steep, even when you haven't had a cocktail, it takes concentration. That being said, it wouldn't be good for small children.

It was in a great location within walking distance to many restaurants (however we did cab it most of the time since it was still so hot). We rented bikes through the concierge - great plan because everything is an easy bike ride away!

We will be back and can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review Mango Cottage. We are happy to hear you had a great time and enjoyed all the amenities and location of the cottage. The loft is a bit of a tight squeeze and more designed for teens or and additional guest. We look forward to your next stay with us. Key West Hideaways
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Location

Sandy's Cafe
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Old Town, Lower 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
 
Spring 2017
1 May 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£916
for 2 nights
From
£251
 
 
July 4th
29 Jun 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,399
for 3 nights
From
£329
 
 
July Special
6 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£846
for 2 nights
From
£217
 
 
Poker Run
14 Sep 2017 - 18 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,658
for 4 nights
From
£311
 
 
Fantasy Fest 2017
23 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,492
for 5 nights
From
£416
 
 
Boat Races
6 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,798
for 4 nights
From
£346
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,658
for 4 nights
From
£311
 
 
Holiday 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,492
for 5 nights
From
£416
 
 
Season 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,057
for 5 nights
From
£329
 
 
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,271
for 3 nights
From
£286
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
25 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,801
for 4 nights
From
£347
 
 
Fantasy Fest 2018
19 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,492
for 5 nights
From
£416
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,415
for 4 nights
From
£250
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £212.58 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51
Damage Protection Insura £0
Reservation Fee £154.61 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

This property is not available to college-age people under 25 years old unless travelling with a parent or guardian.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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