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Island Escape Condo w/Spacious Balcony Deck in Truman Annex

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2

This lovely Island Escape Condo is a upper level condo located in the beautiful gated community of Truman Annex-Shipyard. Location is everything.!!! The Island Escape is a one bedroom/with 2 flat screen TV's, one bathroom with tub/shower, hair dryer, towels and linens, beach towels/ washer/dryer and a fully equipped kitchen that includes microwave, coffee maker, and blender for those yummy Margaritas.

The living area has a flat screen TV and french doors that open up to a large covered balcony that's seats 4 where you can enjoy coffee, dinner or relax and read a book. This is a corner unit condo which allows privacy. The condo also has one parking stall right at your front door and bike rack beside condo. Shipyard community pool is close and heated w/wifi. Windows across the front of the condo let in lots of light and tropical breezes. No need for a car you can walk 2 blocks to Duval Street where you will find shopping and dining. Fort Zachary Beach is also close. Bring or rent kayak, canoe, or paddleboard and launch on the beach to explore the Atlantic Ocean. You can also picnic or grill in the park. Mallory Square where sunset is celebrated every night. Have breakfast at Blue Heaven visit Hemmingways House and have a drink at the famous Green Parrot Bar. Don't forget to visit the Historic Seaport District where you can watch boats, find great dining or catch a sunset cruise.

Check out the new water/water park just behind the complex. Playground for kids, pier to watch sunset and much more. You are close to everything!!!

We are licensed & inspected yearly with the state of Florida and City of Key West for vacation rentals.

More Details

Jean Kemp
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

About Jean Kemp

About the Owners: When not in Key West my husband and I live and own a business in Kansas. We have 2 sons and 5 grandchildren. We have owned in Truman Annex Shipyard since 2001. After visiting a few times we fell in love with Key West and knew we had to own. It is a pleasure to share our condo with others so they can also fall in love with this beautiful historic city. After all these years of visiting we still enjoy and love this historical city.

Jean Kemp purchased this condo in 2011

Why Jean Kemp chose Old Town

The Truman Annex is the perfect location, you are close to everything, it's quiet. You don't need a car, you can walk or bike everywhere on this 2x4 mile island.

What makes this condo unique

Windows across the front of condo bring in lots of light and tropical breezes. The large covered back deck is folks favorite place to hang out, entertain or relax. Parking in front of condo and bike racks next to condo. The Truman Annex is a popular place to stay cause folks like the close proximity to everything.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We noticed some new things you have added to the condo since we were here in November – looks great!! Thank you so much, Jean, for allowing us to share your beautiful piece of paradise again. We can’t tell you how much we appreciate it.
Jun 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Old Town in Key West

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please see rental agreement for cancellation policy
  • Have fun and enjoy your vacation
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom has combination tub/shower/Includes hair dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The bedroom has a queen bed and flat screen TV Built in shelves in closet
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Island Escape Condo w/Spacious Balcony Deck in Truman Annex
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 57 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Tropical and easy, all you need for your stay in Key West 🌴

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waldorf, MD

Easy access to Old Town

  • 5 of 5

Everything was within walking distance. No need for a car. Great location. The condo was very clean and comfortable. We will definitely keep you in mind when planning our next trip to Key West..Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Carlsbad CA

Lovely ,cozy upstairs property with beach decor

  • 4 of 5

Very relaxing space-great covered patio with lounging chairs. We spent every morning on patio just lazing and enjoying this space before we started our day. Washer /dryer in condo very convenient. Location to shops, Duvall street , Restaurants, grocery store ,CVS, banks within 2 short blocks. About 10 minute walk , 5 minute bike ride to Mallory Square . We rented bikes for the week and went everywhere on island on bikes (flat ,easy riding around 2mile x 4 mil island) so even the most distant location an easy pleasant 20 minute bike ride. (Really do not need a car although there is a designated parking space at condo -however we noted that there is minimal parking available on island in general near activities. Jean (Owner) was quickly responsive to any communication we sent. Close access to heated pool on property ( a slight disappointment that it was under maintenance for 4 days because it is a really nice pool & longing area) Our favorite restaurant within 2 blocks to the south was Firefly-we went there 3 times in wk for a breakfast , a lunch and a dinner. Great southern influenced food with killer giant biscuits!!! Highly recommend the Freedom Flyer day trip to Dry Tortuga Island (need reservations in advance!! ) and Ferry/lunch at Lattitudes Restaurant on Sunset Key (also need reservations). Best Key Lime pie we had in Key West is there! FT Zachary Taylor beach about 1 mile away -go through Condo property to get there. Minimal Park entrance fee but good beach and can rent beach chairs with huge umbrella that was perfect way to spend beach time. Also has outside showers and snack bar, bathrooms. We actually went to this beach as our last activity of day prior to boarding 4 pm flight -so was great to have everything provided ! Lyft to & from airport with tip about $20

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is our 8th time in Island Escape and we have already booked for 2019. We couldn't ask for more.

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming here since 2011 for long term visits. We found Island Escape after many years in Key West and now would not consider any other place to stay. We live on the beautiful deck almost the entire day and only leave for activities or sleep. We look forward to seeing the changes that Jean and Lowell make every year when we come down.

We feel comfortable in our "Home Away from Home" and feel sad when we have to go home. See you in 2019!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Escape!

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect. The wonderful porch with the comfy furniture was peaceful and relaxing. The shower was very good, and we had everything we needed at the condo. The location was perfect and just an easy walk to everything. We spent the week without a car or bikes, and we were able to get everywhere within minutes: State Park, Mallory Square, Duval, Shows, massages and more.

Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, very nice and perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at island Escape condo! It was a great location, close enough to the action, but far enough way to be quiet and relaxing when needed!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christ of the Deep
Key West
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Dry Tortugas National Park Ferry
Louie's Backyard
El Siboney Restaurant
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Historic Seaport at Key West Bight
La Trattoria
Willie T's
Caroline's Cafe
Fury Catamarans
Kelly's Caribbean Bar & Grill
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum
Thai Island Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Michaels Restaurant
Roof Top Cafe
Sunset Pier
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Key West Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Parrot Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Key West Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Key West Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Conch Train Tours
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Blue Heaven
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Fort Zachory Beach & Park
Car: not necessary

The Truman Annex is located 2 blocks from Duval or Fort Zachory Beach. The famous Blue Heaven restaurant is 1 block as is the famous Green Parrot Bar. Hemingway house and Truman little White House is also very close. New Waterfront park/water park behind the complex.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Old Town, Lower Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 Apr 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Jul 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Pre season
13 Oct 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fantasy Fest
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Years
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter Season
5 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76.14

This is a non-smoking condo. You must be 25 years of age to rent this property. Sorry-we cannot allow pets. There is a 2 person maximum and one week minimum stay primarily Sat-Sat.
Monthly rates are approximate. Actual rate will depend on days of month you stay. There is 7 night minimum at this condo.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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