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Gulf Front Pool Home w/Privacy & Charm & SWAT Mosquito System

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Marathon - Casa Agua

Charming Gulf of Mexico, Sleeps 6, Closest You Can Be To The Water

IF YOU LIKE OUR HOME, PLEASE NOTE VRBO #664538 OR BOOK MARK OUR PAGE. OUR OTHER HOME IS VRBO #649191. VERY SOON VRBO WILL MOVE THOSE OF US WHO DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THEIR ONLINE BOOKING TO THE LAST PAGES FOR YOUR SEARCH. THEY HAVE TOLD US THEY WILL GIVE PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT TO THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE BY LISTING THEM FIRST IN SEARCHES AND OFFERING THEM TO YOU AS "BEST MATCHES". EVEN THOUGH SOME OF US OTHERS MAY REALLY BE THE BEST MATCH. WE ARE MORTON STREET PROPERTIES AND WILL HAVE AN ALTERNATE WEBSITE IN THE NEAR FUTURE. WE OWN THREE HOMES ON MORTON STREET WITH THE THIRD COMING TO YOU IN 2017. ALL OF THEM A CUT ABOVE THE REST. CHECK BACK OFTEN!

Casa Agua is a newer vacation rental on Morton Street on Grassy Key. It is a charming barrel tile roofed home with Mexican tile throughout most of the home and covering the three porches. The decor has a touch of Mediterranean to it and the home has that Old World Florida feel as you look out over the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

The outdoor amenities are spectacular and enjoyed even more now that the home has the SWAT Mosquito System installed making the mosquitos, no-se-ums and other biting insects almost non-existent.

The brand new pool is unique and is only steps from the Gulf of Mexico with a large hot tub on one end and a great circular bench on the other end for watching the spectacular sunsets. It has a neptune water feature and two waterfall bars off the pool wall. The pool is also equipped with a heater, chiller and special effects lighting for more fun. Pricing includes the heat and chiller

Relax around the pool in the comfortable, quality Frontgate loungers while sipping your favorite beverage, reading or sunbathing. The foliage is thick and lush providing optimum privacy and relaxation. Light the brass tiki torches between the pool and the Gulf for a special evening ambiance.

Have a barbeque on the poolside patio. Enjoy the outdoor dining table that converts to a conversation fire pit by removing the center ring of the table and igniting.

Launch the kayaks provided from easy shallow access ladder on the dock. The dock is equipped with bench, fish cleaning table and a second ladder at the end of the dock for easy in and out swimming in the crystal clear waters.

Casa Agua is a ground level home with only a couple of steps up or down making it ideal for anyone who is limited with stairs. The interior of the home is charming with its mix of decor and Mexican tile.

The large master bedroom has a handmade king size bed and enough furniture and closet space to comfortably live here for months, if wintering in Florida. A great 'chifferobe' with many drawers and concealed shelving on either side, large nightstands and double closets provide ample storage. The bedroom also has a large television/dvd player. The long ceiling to floor windows provide a view of the courtyard and access to the Mexican tile porch off the bedroom where you can enjoy privacy anytime of the day at the table and chairs or loungers. There is a walk in tile shower in the ensuite bath that is also fitted with double sinks and large vanity. There is a large linen closet and a brand new stack washer and dryer also in the bath.

The cozy guest bedroom has a queen bed with rustic copper fired headboard, night stands console/storage, large t.v./dvd player. This bedroom has its own separate Mexican tile porch off of it with a great courtyard setting. A great place to read or have a cup of coffee.

The loft bedroom overlooks the main living areas and has a view of the Gulf. It is accessed from the spiral staircase in the living room and has two twin beds along with night stands, seating and dressing screen.

The main floor also contains a second full bath off of the kitchen and outside the guest bedroom. It has a jetted tub enclosed by tile with a shower also incorporated. The hand painted sink basin and marble countertop adds to the understated rustic elegance of this bath.

The living room, kitchen and dining all overlook the Gulf of Mexico through the wall rimmed with french patio doors. There is a 50' smart t.v. and blueray player. A comfortable sofa converts to a queen sleeper. The views are stunning and sweeping from this area of the house. The french doors open out onto the large Mexican tile porch that is the entire length of the living area. The porch has a bbq grill and dining table that converts to a conversation fire pit table. Propane is supplied for guest use. A great place for a drink and to watch the stars in the evening or the kids in the pool during the day.

The kitchen has a large L shaped granite snack bar with four leather and rattan swivel bar stools from Frontgate. It makes a great dining space, indoor cocktails or just conversation. The appliances are Jenn Aire and consist of full size double wall ovens, electric cooktop, over cooktop microwave, dishwasher and side by side Kitchen aide Fridge/Freezer with ice maker. It is equipped with plenty of Fiesta dinnerware, drinkware and silverware. The spice cupboard is stocked with an extensive array of spices, cooking spray, olive oil and other condiments for guest use.

The dining room creates an L shape to the home and is off the kitchen yet still part of the open concept with the kitchen and living room. The large table seats 6 and is very comfortable for game or card playing after dinner. Glass doors and windows surround the dining room with water views for everyone. The same waterside porch accessed from the living room can also be accessed from the french doors in the dining room.

If you are looking for a quality Gulf front home that is well taken care of and offers privacy with stunning views and a great dock with a great opportunity for relaxing alone time or big family fun, Casa Agua is for you.

The home offers Wi-Fi and Comcast cable and two tandem and one single kayak for guest use. The garage is private and not for guest use.

This home will consider up to two dogs for an additional fee for MONTHLY renters only.

This is an all around great home for anyone including the wintering retiree(s), the larger family or smaller families traveling together. It is VERY spacious for one or two.

2017 Monthly Rates Includes Weekly Housekeeping: January (1/05/17 thru 2/02/17): $10,300.00; February 2017 (2/02/17 thru 3/02/17): $11,600.00; March 2017 (3/02/17 thru 4/01/17): $12,600.00

PLR2015-00005

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

Owner
Heidi Berka
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Gulf Front Pool Home w/Privacy & Charm & SWAT Mosquito System
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Green Fishing Light

  • 5 of 5

I am renting the house to the right of your beautiful house and I must ask if you know the kind of fish at the green light. They are big and splash a lot. Also their eyes light up red! Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ryan! Without actually seeing them, we believe they are tarpon. Grab a pole! :) We receive a lot of positive feedback from guests at both of our properties commenting on the fish lights. It is like having your own backyard aquarium! I hope you will stay with us on your next visit. This fall we are painting the entire interior and installing pavers in the drive and walkways. Casa Agua is an amazing home and property with so many amenities. Summer is filling up fast for 2017. I look forward to hearing from you! Heidi
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5

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect! I have been going to the keys for 22 years. Our family has grown and changed significantly over the years. We have rented 5 houses over the years and stayed in 2 hotels . This property is by far the best. The house itself is perfect to make you feel pampered yet functional for the avid fisherman. The location is perfect to stay away from it all but close enough to enjoy tourist attractions. The chilled pool keeps you cool on those hot summer days. The view is outstanding and the amenities top notch. I can promise you from experience you won't regret Casa Agua as a vacation choice. We watched dolphins and turtles off the dock, kayaked to find snorkeling treasures and stayed local to our favorite fishing holes. The owners and property maintainers were so helping fuel and understanding. Our stay was one of our best!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, Marcey! We are so glad that everyone enjoyed their stay and are happy to have been part of your family Florida Keys memories.
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Ashburn, VA
5

Georgeous Waterfront Keys Home!! Great Memories were made!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Agua in late June 2016. This was a special trip for my daughter's 10th Birthday and the home and location exceeded our expectations. Heidi was wonderful and provided us detailed information about the Keys which was extremely helpful. She even arranged to have special amenities there (2 box fans) when I happened to mention I was a hot sleeper. I have to say, I slept better at Casa Agua than I have in years. Those beds were AMAZING! The house was clean, beautifully decorated and had everything onsite that we might need. The pool was perfect and the views were stunning. My daughter especially enjoyed the iguana that stopped by occasionally! The location of the house was perfect. We went swimming with dolphins, sea lions, sting rays and fed a shark at Theater of the Sea & Marathon Aquarium Encounters. We also took advantage of the Park Pass left at the house for guests and spent a day at a local beach which was great for snorkeling. We even took a ride on a bi-plane which enabled us to get a birds-eye view of Grassy key and beyond. The local seafood was fantastic and we enjoyed many delicious meals at local restaurants. We bought lobster tails and grilled them back at the house - they were the best ever! The house, the owners, and the location were perfect. This was the trip of a lifetime that we will always remember. Thanks Heidi!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robin, thank you for such a beautiful review! We are so happy that Casa Agua could be part of your memories of special childhood moments with your daughter! Thank you for all of the helpful information you provided for future guests. I know how much they appreciated that! I hope we see you again soon! Heidi
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Missouri
5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have rented homes in the Keys for several years now and all have been good experiences, however, Casa Agua and Heidi and her husband have set the standard for a perfect vacation getaway.

From the start they were as pleasant as they come to deal with and continued to be throughout our entire vacation. Walking into the home for the first time, everything was just how you'd hope. A great home, fantastic views, and all the little things that make you feel spoiled, from a nice welcome gift (I don't want to spoil the surprise) to having the home stocked with many of the things that we've grown accustom to taking care of ourselves, in the past. They also went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable the entire time we were there.

The pool is wonderful, the SWAT system a blessing, and we saw a plethora of sea creatures just off the pier the entire time we were there. The green light at the pier is entertaining, to say the least, and just another thing that shows they've went the extra step in every aspect of this experience.

I can't say enough about our stay. My wife and I were extremely happy and, unlike other vacations in the past, actually looked forward to just "hanging around the house" instead of looking for things to keep us entertained.

We would both recommend this home to anyone even remotely considering it and are already looking forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the AMAZING review, Ernie. We are so pleased that you loved Casa Agua! You and Jenn were the absolute PERFECT guests....they do not come more pleasant than the two of you. Thank you for leaving my home in pristine condition. You are welcome back anytime and we certainly do hope to see you again! Heidi & Jeff
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5

A Week to Remember!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our four children (ages 6 - 17), spent a wonderful week at Casa Agua. Before we even arrived in the home Heidi sent us all sorts of information on different things in the area which made planning our week much easier (and got us even more excited about our trip!). Casa Agua is absolutely beautiful and so comfortable, we felt at home from the moment we walked through the door. It was immaculate, and the care and attention to detail given by Jeff and Heidi is obvious. The beds were very comfortable and it was nice to have all the comforts of home for cooking and grilling. All we needed was in the house, Jeff and Heidi have thought of everything! Given the ideal location of the home in the middle of the Keys it was easy to go out and explore different areas. We spent two half-days in Key West, seeing the sights and exploring the shops and restaurants on Duval Street (Margaritaville was good, but we all preferred Sloppy Joe's!). We all enjoyed the pool, swimming in the Gulf, and visiting the area beaches. Evenings on the end of the dock watching the sea life around the green light were one of our favorite things. It was truly like having an aquarium in our backyard! We enjoyed watching the friendly pelicans who came to visit and hung out in front of the house, the iguana who were scampering around every day, and of course the spectacular sunsets. All in all we had a perfect week and enjoyed every minute. If you are looking for a home in the Keys I highly recommend Casa Agua. I can't imagine a more perfect location, better property, or more caring owners. We were all sad to see the week come to an end and are already looking forward to returning. Thank you, Jeff and Heidi, for a week that we will always treasure. We look forward to returning to Casa Agua and making more memories!

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such an awesome, comprehensive review, Edie! It was a pleasure to have your family at Casa Agua. So glad everyone loved the fish lights that we installed early this winter. It makes for an extra special evening for sure! You were perfect guests and you left my home in perfect condition....thank you so much for taking such good care of it while visiting. We would LOVE for you and your family to come back any time and we hope to see you soon! :) Heidi
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5

A Week to Remember!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our four children (ages 6 - 17), spent a wonderful week at Casa Agua. Before we even arrived in the home Heidi sent us all sorts of information on different things in the area which made planning our week much easier (and got us even more excited about our trip!). Casa Agua is absolutely beautiful and so comfortable, we felt at home from the moment we walked through the door. It was immaculate, and the care and attention to detail given by Jeff and Heidi is obvious. The beds were very comfortable and it was nice to have all the comforts of home for cooking and grilling. All we needed was in the house, Jeff and Heidi have thought of everything! Given the ideal location of the home in the middle of the Keys it was easy to go out and explore different areas. We spent two half-days in Key West, seeing the sights and exploring the shops and restaurants on Duval Street (Margaritaville was good, but we all preferred Sloppy Joe's!). We all enjoyed the pool, swimming in the Gulf, and visiting the area beaches. Evenings on the end of the dock watching the sea life around the green light were one of our favorite things. It was truly like having an aquarium in our backyard! We enjoyed watching the friendly pelicans who came to visit and hung out in front of the house, the iguana who were scampering around every day, and of course the spectacular sunsets. All in all we had a perfect week and enjoyed every minute. If you are looking for a home in the Keys I highly recommend Casa Agua. I can't imagine a more perfect location, better property, or more caring owners. We were all sad to see the week come to an end and are already looking forward to returning. Thank you, Jeff and Heidi, for a week that we will always treasure. We look forward to returning to Casa Agua and making more memories!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again, Edie! Obviously VRBO does not have it together. It took them 15 days to post your five star review! And then they published both! Looking forward to seeing you in the near future! Best, Heidi
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Location

Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Key West
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Be sure to visit the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key for a tour of the grounds or even a swim with the dolphins just 3 minutes away. A 10 minute drive gets you into Marathon to The Turtle Hospital and snorkeling boats. Grassy Key is half way between Key Largo and Key West making all of the islands within your reach!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marathon, Central Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas/NYE Weeks 2016/17
22 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,287
for 7 nights
£3,287
 
 
Lobster Weeks
22 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,287
for 7 nights
£3,287
 
 
Lobster II
5 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,287
for 7 nights
£3,287
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,750
for 7 nights
£2,750
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £397
Cleaning £159
Tax Rate 12.5%

$500 deposit, 50% 90 days, Balance 30 days prior

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sink and large vanity overlooks courtyard
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Loft - 2 Single Bed
  • Master Bedroom has ensuite bath with walk in shower and private porch. Guest bedroom has private porch Loft bedroom has water views
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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