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Venture Out Unit 411, A Florida Keys Vacation Rental

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 618 sq. ft.
Property type mobile home
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Venture Out Unit 411 is a waterfront unit with 35' of dock space and Wi-Fi internet access that will provide you with all of the comforts of home. Rather than be cramped into a simplistic motel room, you'll have all of the benefits of having a kitchen, dining room, living room, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, central air conditioning, and 35' of dock space. Three HD-TV's with 260+ channels (HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, TMC, Starz included) and two DVD players are provided for your convenience along with a phone for local and long distance calls, a gas barbecue, and a washer & dryer. There is no smoking in the unit and pets are not permitted.

Venture Out is a gated waterfront community that features a heated swimming pool, hot tub, kiddie pool, saltwater swimming lagoon, picnic areas, marina with a boat ramp, boat cleaning station, fish cleaning station, lighted tennis courts & bocce ball area, shuffleboard, ping pong, basketball courts, playground, and horseshoes. In addition, there is an on-site store and post office, plus the recreation center provides guests with free wi-fi access. Our home is located just 7 miles from Looe Key Marine Sanctuary (great diving and snorkeling), plus the Florida Keys provide great fishing. We are 23 miles from Key West, 140 miles from Miami, 167 miles from Fort Lauderdale, and 368 miles from Orlando.

From November-April, many activities are scheduled. This has included land & water exercise classes, morning coffee, church & Sunday school, music, bingo, arts & crafts, bocce ball, yoga, book club, dancing, bible study, keyboarding, mah-jongg, darts, quilting & knitting, tai chi, piano, choir, and pancake breakfasts. Venture Out is a great place to spend an extended period of time during the winter months.

Please contact me if you have questions or need more information. Thanks, and we hope you'll consider visiting our home in the Florida Keys!

More Details

Property Manager
Cindy Rybaczyk
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 August, 2017

About Cindy Rybaczyk

My husband John and I reside in New Jersey for approximately 49 weeks a year; the other 3, we're in the Keys! I am a retired teacher of gifted and talented students and my husband is a retired programmer on the air traffic control system. Our love of the Keys began in 1991 when we made our first trip to learn to scuba dive. To put it mildly, we've been hooked ever since! The diving is fantastic, the fishing is great, and the Keys are a nice relaxing place to enjoy some quality time away from everything.

Cindy Rybaczyk purchased this mobile home in 2012

Why Cindy Rybaczyk chose Lower Florida Keys

We've been staying in Venture Out since our first trip back in 1991. I started looking for a place early on but felt we couldn't quite put everything together to make it happen until we finally purchased in 2012. Here's what I mean - I've stayed in great units in Venture Out, and I've stayed in... not so great units. My intention from the start was to not purchase until I was certain that I could make my unit be up to par of what I expected. Each trip we make, we insure that things our right for both us and our guests. Upgrades are made as needed, and this has so far included replacing the air conditioning, a new gas grill, new living room furniture, new bedding for one of the two bedrooms, and three new TV's with DVD players. The TV in the living room is a Samsung 48". All TV's have Xfinity X1's Complete Package with HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, TMC, and Starz... 260+ channels total. We've added Wi-Fi Internet access, installed phone and cable service, and made it a point of keeping up with things that needed to be done. When selecting a rental unit, I can't say it enough - there are some good ones and there are some that aren't quite as good. I make sure that my unit has everything guests need to be comfortable and to enjoy their stay.

What makes this mobile home unique

The best part of my unit is the waterfront access. You can dock your boat along our 35' patio. Venture Out is just 7 miles by boat out to Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday mobile home in Cudjoe Key in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • mobile home
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 618 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(11 traveller reviews)

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Venture Out Unit 411, A Florida Keys Vacation Rental
average rating of 3.8181818 based on 11 reviews
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Great location! The boat access behind the house made our daily boat trips extremely convenient. The house was very clean and had everything we needed. I would definitely stay there again. Great place!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you had a nice trip! Thanks and we hope to have you back soon!
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Not worth the $

  • 1 of 5

The are is really beautiful. However the rules are ridiculous, we paid alot to come for the week and to be told we can only put so many room temp. drinks in the frig and that if we mess with the thermostat we are going to be fined. I felt like I was walking on egg shells instead of relaxing with all the can't do's for the money we paid. The beds were awful felt like they were fifty years old with the lumps in them. I will not be returning to this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would have assumed that if the guest felt there were problems, she would have reached out to either me or my realtor. Rather than do that, she waited until after the fact (when it was too late to correct her issues). Regarding the area, I agree it is beautiful - we are seven miles by boat from Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary and Venture Out strives to keep the facilities and grounds in tip-top shape for guests. As far as the ridiculous rules go, the air conditioner suggestion is to keep the unit from freezing up because of continual running in an attempt to attain a temperature that is impossible to reach. I do not know what the guest is referring to about placing a limited number of drinks in the refrigerator. Had she reached out to my realtor or myself, these issues would have been addressed and resolved. Regarding the beds, the mattresses are firm and are only a few years old. I'm sorry that she felt that her stay was not worth the money. She stayed for 5 nights and paid less than what's being charged for area hotel rooms even when you figure in cleaning, taxes, and VRBO charges. Additionally, she opted to pay the refundable security deposit rather than purchasing damage insurance - that amount will be returned to the guest (I'm not sure that she realized this when she wrote her review). Area hotel rooms (not 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom units with a living room, kitchen, washer/dryer, and 35' on the water with dockage) are going for a higher price than what was paid. Again, I'm sorry to hear that she was not satisfied. We take pride in making sure that our vacation unit is in the best possible shape for our guests and will continue to do so.
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4

Summer key life and fising

  • 4 of 5

The place was fine. Access to water was the big thing. Small showers and beds dont compare to other places I've rented there and in key west. 2nd visit to venture out. Well run place. Over flow parking was inconvenient

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Has everything you will need. Great location for all your Lower Keys adventures!

  • 5 of 5

Had an excellent time. Will stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad to hear you had an excellent stay. We look forward to you staying at our home again on your next Keys vacation!
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5

nice little place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay. Clean and secure place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thanks and we hope you return on your next trip to the Keys!
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West Des Moines, Iowa
5

Perfect location in a peaceful community

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy to have an opportunity to stay in this lovely and charming home. It was perfect for our needs. The owner was very helpful and easy to work with. If you are looking for a quiet spot to base your Key's trip, this is perfect. Just a short drive from Key West or Marathon. It would also be a wonderful location for snowbirds to be able to spread their wings during the winter months.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. We're glad everything was the way you expected it to be. We take pride in keeping our home in the best condition it can be. Take care and we hope you return the next time you visit the Keys!
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Location

Geiger Key Marina Restaurant
"Geiger Key offers great outdoor dining at reasonable prices - the food is great and you can ..."
Square Grouper
"Without question, The Square Grouper is my favorite place to dine while in the Keys. The ch..."
Keys Fisheries
"A laid back place to dine on the water, Key's Fisheries offers plenty of choices for diners ..."
Island Fish Company
"Another excellent restaurant with waterfront dining, The Island Fish Company offers great fo..."
Key West
"Where do I begin? Key West is unique to say the least! Enjoy sunset celebration with plent..."
The Wharf Bar & Grill
"Another possible location when you'd like to dine outdoors, The Wharf is yet another option ..."
Theater of the Sea
"Theater of the Sea is a great place for families to visit to view marine life, see dolphin s..."
Dolphin Research Center
"Dolphin Research Center is another interesting spot to visit for a morning or afternoon."
World Wide Sportsman
"If you're a fisherman, this place is worth a visit for sure! They have an incredible collec..."
Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary
"By boat, Looe Key is just 7 miles from our house. It's actually one of the main reasons we ..."
Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Square Grouper Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
23 Miles
Key West Express (to/from Fort Myers)
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Key West Golf Club, Stock Island
Nearest Train
167 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
US1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Square Grouper Bar & Grill
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Bahia Honda State Park
Car: necessary

The fishing, diving, and snorkeling in the Lower Keys is, putting it mildly, out of this world! For divers and snorkelers, we are located just 7 miles by boat from Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary - there are numerous dive shops in the area that run trips daily if you do not have your own boat. The fishing in the area waters is outstanding. While not on the water, you can enjoy a trip down to Key West to experience sunset celebration or take a ride on the Conch Tour Train, or head further up the Keys to visit The Theater of the Sea or the Dolphin Research Center. Any time of the year is a great time for a Lower Florida Keys visit!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday mobile home in Cudjoe Key, 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
 
Prime Season Summer 2017
20 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£662
for 3 nights
From
£162
£1,184
£3,246
 
 
Off Season
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£132
£1,008
£2,588
 
 
Fantasy Fest 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£986
for 5 nights
From
£162
£1,184
 
 
Off Season Late Fall 2017
30 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£132
£1,008
£2,588
 
 
Prime Season Late 2017 - 2018
15 Dec 2017 - 20 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£662
for 3 nights
From
£162
£1,184
£3,246
 
 
Mini Season 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,491
for 7 nights
£1,491
 
 
Prime Mid Summer 2018
29 Jul 2018 - 2 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£662
for 3 nights
From
£162
 
 
Lobster Season 2018
3 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,491
for 7 nights
£1,491
 
 
Prime Season Summer 2018
19 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£662
for 3 nights
From
£162
£1,184
£3,246
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£662
for 3 nights
From
£162
£1,184
£3,246
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.99
Damage Insurance £61.61

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. The only additional fees you'll pay are as follows:
$53.75 registration fee when you check in at the Venture Out gate
Docking along our 35' patio is free, but Venture Out charges $4 per day for trailer parking
The use of the Venture Out ramp is free for guests
Park one vehicle at the unit for free - additional vehicles are $4 per day

Once a payment is made, it is non-refundable. Trip insurance can be purchased through my realtor. The details follow. Within a week of booking, you will receive a welcome letter from my realtor that details the costs of the policy if you are interested.
http://www.csatravelprotection.com/certpolicy.do?product=G-330CSA

A reminder that the unit sleeps 6 people maximum. No pets and no smoking inside the unit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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