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Key Largo Large House Fisherman's Paradise!!!

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Tavernier - The Harborview House

4 bedroom, 2 bath home with caretaker on site, bring your boat!

This large home features a large circular driveway accessible for guests with a boat. Public boat ramp at the end of our street! This property features a Fire pit, laundry room, and fully equipped kitchen. You have your own parking area for your car and boat if you have one. On site manager lives on site. The upstairs of this house includes a open floor plan between living room area and dining room area. A large dining room with red wood table and chairs looks on at the living room area with couch and love seat. We have a Large screen tv and cable/wi-fi included. The living room-dining room has air conditioning. Downstairs has 2 more bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower, living room and service kitchen.

Our galley kitchen is small but well equipped. New Refrigerator, stove, microwave, blender, toaster, k-cup coffee machine, Pot and pans and utensils galore! The entire apartment has newly laid vinyl plank flooring. Down the hall are two bedrooms and bathroom.

The master bedroom has a queen bed and a spacious room that easily can allow a blow-up mattress access for extra kids. It has a closet, dresser and two nightstands with bedside lamps. This room has air conditioning.

The second smaller bedroom has a double bed and dresser. It has a small closet and dresser as well as air conditioner.

The bathroom a big sink, vanity, medicine cabinet, walk in shower stall and toilet. It is small but cheerful.

Downstairs are 2 more bedrooms. One with a full bed and large closet. Smaller bedroom with one trundle bed (2 singles or push together for a full size with split in the middle).

Downstairs is a bathroom with large tile shower. Another living area with small couch and a service kitchen good for making coffee and washing up.

We have snorkel gear, sand toys, beach chairs and gas-grill. You cannot beat this location....we are located on a quiet street with the public boat ramp at the end of our street. Bike or run on our many side streets, sidewalks and paved bike trails....Harry Harris State Park is within walking distance and Founders Park features a beautiful beach, pool, tennis courts, and picnic grove (fees apply). Only blocks to the cinema, supermarket, gym, McDonald's, Dollar Store, and so much more! Great seafood restaurants and fishing galore!!!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Barry Sommers for Noel Daniels (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 November, 2016
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About Barry Sommers for Noel Daniels (Owner)

I purchased this home in 2011 in the hopes of someday retiring there. We operated a small family resort in the Poconos of Pennsylvania at the time. With the knowledge of what people are looking for in a vacation getaway from our resort background.....as well as having 3 young children, we were able to equip this home with all the necessities for a fun vacation! In the years since the purchase my husband has passed away and I operate this rental with the help of my father who lives in the downstairs of this house. He is a big help and full of knowledge of the keys. Barry will be only a call away if you need any fishing advise or any vacationing concerns.

Barry Sommers for Noel Daniels (Owner) purchased this house in 2011

Why Barry Sommers for Noel Daniels (Owner) chose Upper Florida Keys

When I chose this home for our retirement it was because the location is supreme! We had a small fishing boat at it fits nicely in this large driveway. The house is steps from the public boat ramp and has unusually large beautiful trees that make the home feel like it is secluded. It is a shady oasis in a paradise. I absolutely fell in love with this spot!

What makes this house unique

I take two trips a year to this house with my family too! My parents and my brothers come with their kids and rent rooms at the Coconut Palm or the Atlantic Bay and come eat at our big dining room table. This house has so much to offer.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

Key Largo Large House Fisherman's Paradise!!!
average rating of 4.125 based on 24 reviews
5

Great location, very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here while attending a wedding and were very comfortable. The location was really convenient for us, and the house was spacious and clean. Communication was excellent. Thanks so much!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jen! We are so happy you found us and stayed at harborview house during the destination wedding you were in the Florida Keys attending. Hope to see you all again! Noel and Barry
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Renter beware

  • 1 of 5

Had several issues with this place. Our biggest issue was the overall cleanliness. Had to scrub it before we would even stay there. They also don't run ac so when you arrive the house is over 100 degrees. Found multiple items left from previous renters (ex. Half chewed dog bones, personal belongs, human hair, food crumbs, etc) left under and in couches and beds. Yellow stained towels, mold in the shower and curtains. Old food was left in cabinets and refrigerator attracting more bugs. There is also an overwhelming amount of dead bugs on the floors (and they come back everyday despite cleaning) with hand written framed signs that try to say it's common for the keys which is lie. It's neglect on their part for not consistently treating the grounds with insecticides (extra money in the pocket). Secondly, the pictures show furniture that's no longer in the house and the setup is completely different. They advertised a fire pit and walking distance to the beach but no pit anymore and yeah, an unreasonable walking distance across one of the busiest roads in key west. Bikes were broken. Spoke to their property manager Barry (never saw the entire time despite previous comments he was attentive) after he called to see if we left our ID (turned out not to be ours but previous renters. Clearly proving our point they do not clean or it would've been found earlier) about the cleanliness. Responded with "I'll pass it along to my cleaning services that the cleaning wasn't up to YOUR STANDARD". Barry wasn't so nice after refusing to pay a cleaning fee after we had to do our own cleaning. He actually made the comment "Here in America", I'm guessing because my last name is hispanic and assumed I wasn't from America. After arguing for hours, he eventually agreed to refund the cleaning fee he swore up and down he never took (another argument). Overall, this place was a mistake and would only recommend it if you really aren't spending any time at the house or care about any level of cleanliness. Renter beware

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Renter, I did not respond until I had a chance to fly from my home here in Pennsylvania to the Keys house to see for myself the condition. When I got this review I was so very upset! I immediately blocked the house from being rented and booked tickets to investigate myself at my first convenience because your review was so harsh.....and as you can see from my home's history it is the first bad review I ever got. At first arrival I noticed my home was dim and not easy to find.....I installed solar lights casting up at the house and on the driveway to help with that. The steps and lawn furnishings had some leaves that needed to be brushed away....but overall the outside looked kept. Inside the apartment the furnishings were just as I left them. The photos were almost exact to what I have posted. The cupboard and refrigerator were clean with the exception of one area with sugar, spices, tea and coffee, and some dry canned goods some future guests could use. I pulled all the couches and beds away from the walls and I did find a pen. The towels were clean and fluffy in the bathroom and a new shower curten was on the stall. I did not see the bikes and was alarmed that they had been stolen. I looked in the laundry room and see that all 3 beach cruisers are there for guest use along with snorkel gear and sand toys. The fire pit was replaced with a table by a former guest I presume. I put the mobile" fire bowl" back in plain view. I feel that things are back to the way they should be in this upstairs apartment and as they are pictured in the photos. After mush discussion I have gathered from the neighbors that the centipedes are a normal irritation down here. I did do some organic extermination and I addressed the issue to the best it can be dealt with. When I was there for 3 days.....I did not see ANY ants and only 1 small centipede. I forwarded this poor review on to my cleaning service and they assure me they will keep the home tidy. I feel bad that this renter did not know that check in at 3:00 is still considered the first night and requires payment....as this was why I thought they were from overseas and not accustomed to our very common 3:00 check in, I apologize if this made me seem unfriendly. As a person of Latin descent myself, I do not wish to make anyone feel this way. I wish you all the best in your future travels.
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4

We had a great time

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was amazing. The property was exactly what we needed for our week in the Keys.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

It was the second time in Barry's house and if I could I'd definitely do a third one!!

Barry is a great host, discrete and helpful when needed (which means never because the house was perfect)

The flat is just 1hr from MIA and 2hrs from Key West...what else!

Thanks a lot

Kind regards

Giovanni Niccolo Franco

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice location, comfortable stay, good amenities.

  • 4 of 5

Barry was great, thanks. Other than cable not working we had a very comfortable stay. Very nicely located.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A nice stop on the way to Key West

  • 4 of 5

An old house but quite comfortable, clean and well equiped.

One of the two bedrooms is a bit small.

There is not so much to do in Tavernier.

We found the first really nice beach after one hour driving towards Key West at Bahia Honda State Park.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
(FLL) Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Chads
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Harry Harris State Park
Car: recommended

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Tavernier, Upper 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
 
Christmas 2016 and Winter 2017
16 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,143
for 5 nights
From
£197
 
 
Easter Week 2017
9 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,143
for 5 nights
From
£197
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£887
for 5 nights
From
£146
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £79
Refundable Damage Deposit £197
cleaning fee £158

We may consider shortening minimum stay at 'last minute."
You can cancel up to 15 days in advance. A 50.00 service charge will be charged to you for the processing fee. All the remaining will be refunded no more than 10 days after cancel has been received in writing via e-mail.

If you stay 7 nights or more the 100.00 cleaning fee is included. For stays less than 7 nights a 100.00 cleaning fee is added on.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tavernier in Florida Keys

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , small
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • This bathroom has a sink, a medicine cabinet, a stand up shower, and toilet. Small but cute.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , provided blow up mattress can be used in this large room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • first room has one queen bed, a dresser, a closet, 2 night stands with lamps, large windows with blackout curtains, full length door mounted mirror, air conditioning. Second room has one double bed, one dresser, a closet, and air conditioning unit.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Barbecue
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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