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Fully furnished studio, 50 yards from ocean, shared pool, fishing-jetty

Bedrooms Studio
Space 400 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Fully furnished studio, 50 yards from ocean, shared pool, fishing-jetty


Unit 9 is a fully furnished studio/efficiency. It has two single beds, a futon sofa with a small coffee table, and a small dining table with two chairs and a private bathroom (toilet, sink and shower). It has a fully equipped kitchen. All dishes, pots and pans, towels and linens are provided (not Beach/Pool towels). A quiet Mini-Split AC will keep you cool at all times. Satellite TV service with movies, news, weather, music, TV, and access to WiFi. The studio has a front porch with two chairs and a small table. It has a small front yard with tropical plants and has its own gas-BBQ grill and picnic table with a large umbrella for shade.

No daily housekeeping. Housekeeper will clean after the end of your stay.


Tropical yard with native plants including: Pineapples, Sea Grape, Exora, Bougainville, Croton, Hibiscus and an abundance of Coconut palms allowing for relative privacy. An assortment of butterflies and birds including tiny humming birds frequently visit our yard.


Optional dock is available in our protected marina lagoon for boats up to 25 foot (additional dock fee of $15/day to home owners association). Proof of insurance, boat and trailer registration must be provided and approved before the boat can enter the park of the marina.


Our efficiencies are located ideally for fishing in the Florida Keys. Grassy Key has quick and easy access to fishing both on the Atlantic and the Bay side (the bridge for bay side access is 1/2 mile away). You can fish by boat on the flats a couple hundred yards from our dock for Bonefish, Tarpon and small Sharks. Shallow reefs only a mile or two away offer Yellowtail, Mangrove snapper, and Mackerel in abundance. The Gulf Stream offers Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, you name it. This is a boating and fisherman’s paradise

Lobster can be found under rocks and ledges on both the Atlantic as well as the Bay side (during season).

Fishing from the Jetty is a lot of fun. There are small sharks, Snook, Tarpon, various Snappers and Grunt.


Our marina provides easy access to shallow water bordered by mangroves, and some small mangrove islands less than a mile from the marina. This is a great area to Kayak, you frequently see small baby sharks, tarpon, rays and a variety of tropical fish and birds. Duck Key Island is about 2 miles from our dock.

Kayaks can be rented at marina located directly across the street.


Grassy key has some quiet streets suitable for biking. Bikes can be rented at marina located directly across the street.


Snorkeling is fantastic at numerous nearby reefs and state marine parks (Coffin Patch Reef, Sombrero Reef). Several Snorkel-Boats leave Duck-Key and Marathon for daily trips to the nearby reef.


A shared community pool is available to you, it is located a minute or two walking distance within our park grounds.


A community coin laundry facility is located a minute or two walking distance within our park grounds.


Great place to meet the locals and other visitors. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine during informal "happy-hour"


Within our park, there is a jetty stretching a few hundred yards out into the ocean, great for star gazing at night, sunbathing during the day or fishing day or night.


WiFi is available (and it is free)


For additional information, to check availability, please contact Hans by email, text or phone.

Keywords: Efficiencies in the Florida Keys

More Details

Hans Moller
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018

About Hans Moller

Engineer and High School teacher. We are a married couple who enjoys fishing, traveling, good music (ie New Orleans Jazz Fest), cooking (ie fish on the BBQ)

We work hard, then escape from the real world and go to the Florida Keys as often as we can.

Hans Moller purchased this studio in 2003

Why Hans Moller chose Marathon

We invested in our rental-units after visiting Florida Keys for 20 years. We decided that Marathon, Grassy Key, is the ultimate Keys location. People are nice and relaxed, it is the place you go when you want to get away from the 'rat-race'. Fishing, Lobstering and snorkeling is phenomenal. While Islamorada and Key West are fun places to visit, you will find the Marathon area more quiet, it's the best part of the Florida Keys. Key West is only an hour drive away, take a day-trip.

What makes this studio unique

Provides more of a "old times" Keys experience. But we also provide the modern comforts with quiet Mini-Split AC, TV, WiFi

Enjoy our private setting. Listen to the birds, gaze at the stars at night, mingle with friendly people who are in the Keys to have a relaxing and good time.

A dock can be rented for $15/night (max 25 foot, Boat insurance is required)


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

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 2 Single Bed
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Fully furnished studio, 50 yards from ocean, shared pool, fishing-jetty
average rating of 4.921875 based on 64 reviews

Place was as described- no complaints

  • 5 of 5

Highlights of the community were the jetty and the pool - nice stay - thank you

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super Cozy Bungalow Near The Ocean

  • 5 of 5

Hans has several wonderful bungalows here in Marathon. We have been so pleased with this unit. Wonderfully clean, and nice unexpected extras such as free laundry right outside of our unit, fishing poles, a cooler, beach chairs, extra propane for the grill and a slip for our boat(if we had rented on during this vacation).

This units ac is mounted in the wall and had more than enough cooling power. The Wi-Fi was nice and strong in and outside of the unit as well. The private jetty provided a perfect location to watch the sunrise and sunset, with great places to wet your fishing line.

Everyone in this adult only community were very neighborly to us. The people of Marathon were one of the hardest hit keys during Hurricane Irma and are working so darn hard to make this paradise even better.

If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Florida Keys, Marathon and it’s community has so so much to offer!

We both look forward to returning to Marathon for vacation and staying in this unit again!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a relaxing retreat. Quiet, friendly community with a nice pool and a beautiful short walk to great views of sunrise, sunset and lots of wildlife. Loved the pelicans, egrets and herons fishing in the neighborhood! Congenial hosts and a lovely, clean, comfortable unit. I would happily return!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to relax

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family have rented the apartment twice before and we will be happy to return. It is clean and tidy. The property is close to Marathon where you will find exciting restaurants with delicious local seafood. The area is very nice for those who like to fish. The property also has access to a nice pool which is approximately 60 meters from the apartment.

This is the perfect place for those who want to relax. The apartment is about an hour's drive from Key West. We would recommend the apartments to family and friends. Me and my family are happy to rent the apartment again the next holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The unit is all it promises and more! The host is very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely consider returning.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved #9

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this place. It was cute, clean and handy to Marathon's businesses, beaches, and parks. We walked to the end of the road daily to watch the sun rise and see the marine life waking up. The swimming pool was great, people were friendly, and BBQ grill was used often. Cannot say enough about this place.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Key West Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
SS Wreck and Gally
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
SS Wreck and Gally
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Cocoplum Beach
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £56.94
Damage Deposit £189.8

Rates are subject to change.
Rental efficiency is for maximum 2 adults, additional guest is not allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.