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Authentic And Charming Little Cottage 60 Ft From The Ocean

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 280 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Stand Alone Cottage On An Oceanfront Property

A beautiful cottage is awaiting you on Grassy Key. Built in the original Keys architecture, the cottage is free standing with windows on all sides. The efficiency holds true to its name as it is small, but very functional. Being a stone's throw away from the ocean you can enjoy partial ocean views from your bed on the west and from your dining table on the east. It offers everything you need for a good night's sleep, a refreshing shower and a good breakfast before you start your day in tropical paradise.

After a day full of adventures don't forget to relax at our oceanfront tiki and hammock. From here there is no telling what wildlife might amaze you. If marveling at the beauty of the ocean from the shore doesn't satisfy your fascination for the ocean, then treat yourself to an outing on one of our kayaks. Head for the nearby rock ruins and be prepared to see many dazzling fish.

...back on shore, it's time to eat and we do not feel like cooking or getting in the car to find a restaurant, not a problem, the Grassy Key Outpost restaurant is next door offering a nice selection of dishes, it is also a convenience store (closed on Mondays).

In our neighborhood, Tursi, Gambit and friends are waiting to put on a show for you at the Dolphin Research Center. Home to Flipper in the 60's, DRC is located 1/4 of a mile from the property.

One mile south of us is Curry Hammock State Park. Ten miles north is Long Key State Park. Both have wonderful ocean access and trails.

Three miles out to sea is marker 45, a nice place to fish mangrove and yellowtail snappers, and a few more miles South is Coffin's Patch Reef, a delightful protected area to dive or snorkel. Both locations are a few minutes away by boat from the property.

These are merely suggestions in addition to all the wonderful things that are yours to discover throughout the Florida Keys.

Amenities At A Glance:

-Free use of kayaks

-Barbecue

-WiFi

- Beach towels

- Beach chairs

-Washer and dryer on property at no additional charge. Laundry soap provided as well.

-Conveniently located in the middle of the Keys at mile marker 58. Ideal for day trips from Marathon to Key West, Key Largo and Islamorada.

- Buoys right off property in the Atlantic for small boats, jets skis and kayaks.*

-Boat ramp for small boats, jet skis and kayaks. Accessible only at high tide. *

-Boat trailer parking. *

*We only accept boats that are 17 ft or smaller.

Please let us know if you would like to reserve by check.

More Details

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with sink, toilet and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Studio with kitchen, dining area and queen bed in the same room.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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(43 traveller reviews)

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Authentic And Charming Little Cottage 60 Ft From The Ocean
average rating of 4.72093 based on 43 reviews
5

Clean, quiet, close to nearby activities.

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay, Bill and Isabelle were very gracious, always asking if we needed anything for our stay. I enjoyed getting to know them, and talking about the property and area. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute, Cozy and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is small but functional and very clean. Fridge, hot plate, coffee maker and microwave are sufficient for basic meals, plus there is use of the barbecue grill. A full size washer and dryer are steps away and free for guests' use which was a wonderful convenience. The owners are very nice and helpful and available if you need them, but never intrude if you want privacy. We had a wonderful, relaxing time sitting by the ocean. The location is convenient for day trips around the Keys and close enough to Marathon for shopping, dining and the beaches. We especially enjoyed Sombrero Beach which is only a few minutes drive away. The Middle Keys are still recovering from the hurricane but making great strides to get back to normal. We would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Marathon last week! This cottage was the perfect space for my husband and I. Had all of the essentials. Very clean and comfortable.

We loved waking up each morning to watch the stunning sunset on the beach.

Isabelle, Bill, and Heather were very friendly and accommodating. They had great suggestions for things to do in the area. The location was great for visiting Marathon as well as the Upper Keys and down to Key West.

We loved having access to the kayaks as well! We paddled out one day and saw rays, pelicans, and even a small shark.

It was very hard to leave our last day and we know that if we return, this will be the first place to check for availability!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Retreat -like, single cottage, unlike hotels

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable friendly and good hospitality. Beachy and balmy was refreshing!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Norene, It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed yourself in the cottage. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in the Keys. Best regards, Bill & Isabelle
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5

Relaxed

  • 5 of 5

Brought my son down here for a week of snorkeling and kayaking. His first trip to the keys. Had a great time and enjoyed the cottage. Perfect for what we needed. Thanks for a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cottage vacation

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place, great space, great size. Bill & Isabelle were very gracious host. Property was great, location & well maintained. Hen's & chickens running around, location to water was spectacular. We could see water outside our window. Will definitely return again. D & Z. :-)

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Heather Herd
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2018

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Marathon Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
JJ's Doghouse
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Key Colony Beach
Nearest Motorway
US1
Nearest Restaurant
Grassy Key Outpost (Next door)
Nearest Beach
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Marathon, 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
 
February 2018
3 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£334
for 3 nights
From
£100
£715
 
 
March - April 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£334
for 3 nights
From
£100
£715
 
 
May - June 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£474
for 5 nights
From
£88
£635
 
 
4th of July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 5 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£534
for 5 nights
From
£100
£675
 
 
July 2018
6 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£474
for 5 nights
From
£88
£595
 
 
Mini Lobster Season 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
July - August 2018
28 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£474
for 5 nights
From
£88
£675
 
 
Lobster Season 2018
5 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
August 2018
12 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£474
for 5 nights
From
£88
£675
 
 
September - November 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£414
for 5 nights
From
£76
£555
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£494
for 5 nights
From
£92
£655
 
 
November - December 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£414
for 5 nights
From
£76
£555
 
 
Christmas - New Year 2018/2019
20 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£534
for 5 nights
From
£100
£675
 
 
January 2019
3 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£494
for 5 nights
From
£92
£655
 
 
February 2019
1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
14 night minimum stay
£1,398
for 14 nights
£715
£2,283
 
 
March - April 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£534
for 5 nights
From
£100
£715
 
 
May - July 2019
1 May 2019 - 2 Jul 2019
5 night minimum stay
£474
for 5 nights
From
£88
£635
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£534
for 5 nights
From
£100
£715
£2,283
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £32.15
Refundable Damage Deposit £71.44
Tax Rate 12.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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