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Secret Villa I @ Old Town: Beautiful Home W/ Private Pool, 2 Blocks to Duval!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Old Town - 603 - Secret Villa I

Private Fenced 3 BR, 3BA, & Pool located in the heart of Old Town, Key West

- Secret Villa I -

A Newly Renovated, Private Sanctuary, Centrally Located off of Duval Street with your very own private pool. Secret Villa I is available for rent exclusively on VRBO and HomeAway. We have recently completed a total update of the Secret Villa I kitchen and bathrooms to match the beauty of her sister property, Secret Villa II.

Secret Villa I is the perfect vacation rental for discerning, upscale clientele. The property is a newly renovated 3BR, 3BA home with a heated pool situated in the heart of old town on a quiet and private lane. The fenced-in private pool is surrounded by lush gardens, natural vegetation, and tropical canopies, providing our guests with the privacy and intimacy that Key West visitors are looking for. Newly renovated inside and out so that you and your party experience Key West in a clean & comfortable environment where everything is just right.

- The Location -

SVI is just 1.5 blocks from Key West's most famous party area - Duval Street! Enjoy the hustle and bustle of live music and world renowned restaurants, then you and your party can retire to SVI's private, fence enclosed sanctuary.

SVI is conveniently located on a private lane just off Simonton, between Southard and Fleming (just behind the Marquesa Hotel). It’s an extremely unique location for such a large Villa. SVI provides the convenience of being within walking distance to all the action Old Town has to offer, while still allowing guests to retreat to the sanctuary, a much more tranquil atmosphere that only a home on a quiet Key West lane can provide. Although a driveway is provided, most guests find they leave the keys at home and instead walk or bike to local attractions - fine dining, bars, galleries, nightlife, shopping, museums, and much, much more! And although the heated pool may encourage you to relax and sunbathe at home, three of the most popular Key West beaches are within a minute's bike ride.

Please note - mid-sized cars and small SUV's can comfortably fit in the driveway.

- Secret Villa I is a Healthy Environment Experience -

Anyone who has traveled in the tropics knows humidity is the enemy, quickly turning even elegant venues into musty unhealthy experiences. No matter how much a place is cleaned or overly scented with perfumes to hide the problem, the only way to have a healthy house is to address humidity and air quality head on!

At Secret Villa I, the entire structure has been renovated including the air quality and air handling equipment. All furniture, draperies, mattresses, pillows and linens are clean and new. All duct work was either replaced or cleaned with eco-friendly antimicrobial agents. The HVAC system includes HEPA filtration and whole house dehumidification. The house has hurricane impact windows and doors that seal in the low humidity and HEPA-clean air making it pleasant throughout the entire house.

Also while guests may smoke their Havana cigars out by the pool, we have a “No Smoking” policy inside the house. The result is an extraordinarily healthy environment where guests wake up feeling refreshed, energized, and ready to meet the day!

- The Accommodations -

All SVI rooms are large and comfortable making the house a perfect getaway for 2 to 3 couples. The 2nd floor has 2 master bedrooms each with an en suite bathroom - one with a California King bed and the other with a King bed. The upstairs bedrooms share a large outside porch where guests can enjoy a late night glass of wine while watching the night sky and taking in a cool evening breeze. The first floor bedroom shares a bath with the living room and comes furnished with a Queen sized bed. The first floor bedroom is perfect for in-laws or grandparents that may be part of your vacation party.

All beds have recently been updated with double pillow tops, ultra luxurious, extra firm mattresses. All bedrooms include extra soft, high thread count sheets with 6 pillows, a comforter, extra sheets, blankets, towels, dark make-up removing towels, a ceiling fan, black-out curtains, smoke detector, safe, and flat screen cable TV. Every convenience has been thought-of and added, including even small conveniences such as powerstrips with USB connections on both sides of the bed. Although designed for 3 couples, the living room also includes a full-sized pullout bed.

- The Private Pool -

One of the highlights of this home is the private pool area. Fully fenced and surrounded by lush tropical greenery for safety and complete privacy, this will undoubtedly be a primary gathering place for your group. The comfortable chaise lounges can be pulled into the sun or the shade right beside the pool. Sun bathing can be on the upper terrace or poolside, and multiple pool towels are provided.

The pool area includes a propane grill for an outdoor BBQ by the pool. Enjoy the view from the upper terrace that overlooks the rooftops and the trees of Old Town, or mix-up some much-deserved cocktails in the blender as you watch the rest of your group play in the pool and the burgers cook on the grill.

- The Living Area & Kitchen -

Secret Villa I boasts an extra large living room with high ceilings and luxurious modern furnishings including a 60” LED HDTV with premium Cable an AppleTV. Secure 100MB/s high-speed internet with wifi is available throughout the property. Floor to ceiling double french doors allow natural light to pour into the first floor all day while blackout curtains provide privacy at night. A full complement of games are located in the credenza under the living room TV (i.e. Poker chip set and playing cards, Clue, Monopoly, Cards Against Humanity, Yahtzee, Scrabble, etc.).

Amateur and master chefs alike will love their cooking experience in the fully equipped and spacious kitchen. If you enjoy staying in and creating your own meals, every high-end modern kitchen appliance can be found right in the comfort of your vacation home. The kitchen includes state of the art appliances and all of the tools and utensils you will need to prepare a meal at home when taking a break from the restaurant options of Key West. Open shelving allows guests to easily select the right wine, beer, or cocktail glass for your own happy hour (blender provided!). The outdoor patio, accessible from either the kitchen or living room, has seating for eight.

Conveniently located at the end of the kitchen is a state-of-the-art, over-sized washer and dryer, making laundry tasks quick, easy, and finished while you’re out and about enjoying the town.

- Summary -

SVI is more than fantastic – instead it’s actually JUST RIGHT! Newly renovated, clean, comfortable, spacious, private, lush, and centrally located.

Secret Villas Key West is proud to represent this paradise home and to provide you with the vacation experience you’ve always wanted and deserved.

Please note - The Secret Villas are only available via VRBO.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Jim Heslin
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2016

Why Jim Heslin chose Key West

SVI is more than fantastic – instead it’s actually JUST RIGHT! Newly renovated, clean, comfortable, spacious, private, lush, and close to everything Key West has to offer. Backed by Secret Villas Key West, the exact vacation that you’ve always wanted and deserved is waiting for you in paradise.

What makes this villa unique

Very Private. Conveniently and Centrally Located. Spacious, Comfortable, Clean & Healthy. Accommodating Staff & Concierge Services.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Secret Villa I @ Old Town: Beautiful Home W/ Private Pool, 2 Blocks to Duval!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
5

Beautiful property. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. Walking distance to everything. Jim and Kevin were very accommodating and responsive to every request.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect house, wonderful pool, ideal location

  • 5 of 5

If you’re looking for the perfect private home for your Key West vacation, look no further. We found Secret Villa I to be furnished beautifully and appointed with everything we needed for the perfect vacation. The villa’s location is exactly what we were looking for – within easy walking distance to Duval St., Mallory Square, marinas, and historic landmarks. And when we felt like staying in, we were able to relax at the spacious private pool and to cook great meals (ingredients from Fausto’s around the corner) in both the fully furnished kitchen and BBQ grill. Additionally, Jim, the owner, and his team were excellent to work with and went out of their way to ensure we had the perfect trip. Highly recommended!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Naples, FL
5

Great vacation at Secret Villa -

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and another couple, plus one of our grown kids, spent 4 days at Secret Villa and truly, truly enjoyed it. The house is fully appointed with everything we could possibly have needed, was super clean and impeccably furnished. Fantastic pool and covered patio - very nice upstairs balcony. Walking distance to Duval, great location and the service / pre-check-in information and check-out guidance was outstanding. We've stayed at many places in Key West and now have a new #1! Thanks for a great trip.

CB - Naples, FL

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

House was fantastic. Close and convenient to all the attractions. Homeowner was absolutely wonderful. Will rent again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything described and more. It had comfortable beds, well stocked kitchen, plenty of TVs, nice pool and pool area, and a good area for outdoor dining. Everything in the house is up to date. The location could not be better. Quiet, yet close to grocery, restaurants, Duval St. and Mallory Square. You can walk to most any where in Old Town from this spot. The hosts anticipated almost every need and were easy to reach and responsive to the few questions we did have. I would highly recommend this one.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Key West at the Secret Villa I exceeded our expectations. The villa is tucked neatly of the beaten path. Privacy, when that is what you desire and quick and easy access to everything the island has to offer, when you don't. We parked our vehicle when we got there and didn't touch it until it was time to leave. Jim has thought of everything, not only a beautifully decorated, clean and fresh home but he provides everything from comfortable beds and fresh linens, beach towels, to coffee for your first morning. We enjoyed the Hemmingway House tour, the Butterfly Sanctuary, Parasailing and Snorkeling. We spent evenings walking to Mallory square, and we ate at a different restaurant every evening. There is nothing I would change about our stay except for how short it was.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Duval St.
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Key West Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Cafe Marquesa
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Higgs Beach
Car: not necessary

SVI is just 1.5 blocks from Key West's famous party area - Duval Street! It is centrally located off Duval nearer the north end of Old Town (just behind the Marquesa Hotel).

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of live music and world renowned restaurants then retire to SV1's private, fenced enclosed sanctuary which only a house on a quiet lane can provide in Key West. Although a driveway is provided, most guests find they leave the keys at home and instead walk or bike to everything Old Town has to offer - fine dining, galleries, nightlife, shopping, museums, and much, much more!

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Old Town, Key West

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November/Early December
14 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£3,657
for 4 nights
From
£849
 
 
Late December
16 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£5,355
for 4 nights
From
£1,273
 
 
Winter
4 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£4,551
for 4 nights
From
£1,072
 
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£4,819
for 4 nights
From
£1,139
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£4,193
for 4 nights
From
£983
 
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£3,836
for 4 nights
From
£894
 
 
June/July
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£4,193
for 4 nights
From
£983
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£4,998
for 4 nights
From
£1,184
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £63
Exit Clean £199
Tax Rate 12.5%

Higher rates apply to Holidays, Special Events, Fantasy Fest and New Year's Eve.

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Bookings made more than 60 days before arrival require payment of 50% of the total cost of reservation. Personal Checks are preferred and all checks are made payable to: Secret Villas Key West, L.L.C.

Payment must be received by Secret Villas Key West, L.L.C. within 7 days of the signed Rental Agreement. The final payment of 50% and the Security Deposit is due no later than 60 days before Guest arrival. Bookings made within 60 days of arrival date require 100% of the Total Cost of Reservation and a $750 Security Deposit. Payments made in full within 60 days of arrival must be received by Secret Villas Key West within 3 days of booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Old Town in Lower Florida Keys

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1628 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
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 ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • En suit Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Well lit, beautifully tiled, with long his and her sinks.
    En suit bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Spacious and well lit. Wonderful shower heads.
    Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor living room and next to guest room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Master Bedroom2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , California King
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , High Ceilings, flat screen TV, & french doors to back deck.
  • All beds have recently been updated with extra firm, super soft double pillow top mattresses. All bedrooms include extra soft, high thread count sheets with 6 pillows, a comforter, extra sheets, blankets, towels, a ceiling fan, black-out curtains, smoke detector, safe, and flat screen cable TV. The owner, a well traveled retired software entrepreneur, has taken care of everything including even small conveniences such as powerstrips with USB connections on both sides of the bed and special dark make-up removing washcloths.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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