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3BR/3BA Sunset Cottage located at The Villages of Hawks Cay

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

3BR/3BA Cottage, Bedrooms (1 King, 3 Queens), 1 Couch Bed, Sleeps 8-10

Contact Jarod today for pricing & availability!

We offer nightly and weekly rentals. You can save money by booking directly from an owner. We would love to host your next family vacation in the fabulous Florida Keys!

Professionally decorated, fully renovated Cottage with 3 Bedrooms & 3 Bathroom Cottage located in the Village at Hawks Cay on Sunset Drive. Spend your vacation taking in fabulous sunsets right off one of the two balconies. The interior has been completely renovated. New furniture, bedding, flooring, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, Samsung TVs and much more. You will absolutely love the accommodations our Cottage offers you and your guests. Our designer and contractor designed it with you in mind! Come relax with us in the fabulous Florida Keys.

The Kitchen is open to the dining room and living room which is open and airy with natural light filtering in from the windows and sliding glass doors. This opens up to your own screened in patio which overlooks the crystal clear waters of Duck Key and Tom's Harbor. Sit on the patio on either floor and take in the unforgettable sunsets. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need during your stay to dine in should you choose to.

The Living Room has a West Indies motif and is equipped with a sleeper sofa, two deep seating chairs and 52" Samsung TV, surround sound, Blu-Ray player and iPod docking station, free WiFi and over 100 HD channels for your enjoyment!

One of the main reasons The Florida Keys has become a vacation hot spot for east coasters is the weather. The weather is beautiful year round in Duck Key with average temps in the 70's throughout winter.

Two of the bedrooms are located upstairs and have their own private bathroom and TVs, and a third bedroom is located downstairs with its own TV. The Master Bedroom is equipped with a king bed with a new pillow top mattress. The Guest Room has 2 Queen beds, both with new pillow top mattresses, and the third guest room has a new Queen pillow top mattress.

Come see for yourself why Hawks Cay has been our family’s favorite vacation spot for the last 20 years. Whether swimming with dolphins, fishing, diving or enjoying Calm Waters Spa (voted best hotel spa in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure Magazine, 2009), our Cottage at the Villages at Hawks Cay offers something for everyone. We do not participate in the Hawks Cay Resort Rental program and therefore can offer discounted rates on our Cottage of up to 50% savings. There may be restrictions imposed by the resort to use some of their recreational facilities reserved for hotel guests only. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to call or email.

We hope to have the opportunity to host you as our guests. You will see the Florida Keys has so much to offer. It will be a memorable vacation for everyone! We are here to help and hope to hear from you soon.

Call or email Jarod today for availability, rates and booking information. We look forward to hosting you as our guests.

The Carters

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Jarod Carter
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

About Jarod Carter

Our names are John and Brenda Carter. We have three sons who we are very proud of and 6 grandchildren. Our family is our biggest blessing in life. Our best memories as a family have been spent together diving and fishing the waters of the Florida Keys.

Over the last 7 years we have started purchasing, renovating and renting our properties as vacation rentals. It is a business that we really enjoy and find it very fulfilling. We get to host families from all over the world in our paradise and hope to help them create memories with their families, as we have. We hope to have you as our guests soon!

Jarod Carter purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Jarod Carter chose Central Florida Keys

Of all of the places we have entertained business guests through the years, Duck Key and the Villages at Hawks Cay is by far the nicest place in the Florida Keys. The grounds are so beautifully maintained, the level of service is a step above and the things to do are endless.

The Villages of Hawks Cay is also conveniently located in the middle of the Keys. It is very easy to go to Islamorada and spend the day shopping, sightseeing or having dinner. Then you can head to Key West the next day which is only a 60 mile drive south. While it is in the heart of the Keys, you are still on an island which provided you with the privacy you expect when wanting to get away and take in the laid back lifestyle the Florida Keys is known for.

No matter what your agenda for your next vacation, the Villages at Hawks Cay has something for everyone.

What makes this cottage unique

Our property went through a full remodel and was completed in April 2013. The remodel took all of 60 days and consisted of new bathrooms, kitchen, flooring, mouldings, paint, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops in both the kitchen and master bath and new furnishings. All renovations were overseen by our designer and general contractor. We are proud of the way the property turned out. This is not a cookie cutter Hawks Cay Cottage. It is modern and unique with very high end finishes.

We have the best cleaning staff around, who shares our high standards. The Cottage is equipped with everything you'll need to spend the weekend, the week or over a month with us comfortably. We purchased all new cutlery, dishes, pots and pans, silverware, glasses, cups and all small appliances. No expense was spared with this renovation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your vacation home with us. We had a wonderful time celebrating my 60th Birthday here! We loved swimming in the pools, snorkeling in the lagoon, swimming with the dolphins & sightseeing in Key West! You have a beautifully decorated & furnished home. We hope to come back someday. Thanks again.
Nov 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Duck Key in Florida Keys

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1390 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom has high end mosaic tile shower and double sinks.
    Downstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Built in shower with massaging jets and seating.
    Guest - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Beautiful custom tile tub/shower combination.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upstairs Guest Bedroom - 2 Large Double Bed , 2 Queen Pillow top mattresses
    Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King pillow top mattress
    Downstairs Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Pillow top mattress
  • Pillowtop King size beds (1), Pillowtop Queen size beds (3), Sleeper Sofa/Futon (1). The queen size sofa sleeper is downstairs in the living area.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

3BR/3BA Sunset Cottage located at The Villages of Hawks Cay
average rating of 4.952381 based on 59 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family & myself had a wonderful, relaxing time staying in this condo. It is very comfortable & well stocked with all you need. The screened in porch overlooking the water is an added bonus. Jarod was always available to answer questions as well. We will definitely be back the first chance we have.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Parkland, fl


  • 5 of 5

We rented this cottage for a girls weekend and could not have been more pleased. Not only was it decorated beautifully, it was comfortable, centrally located and clean.....like, spotless clean! Sunsets on The screened-in back porch was such an added bonus! From check in, to check out our stay could not have been better. we cannot wait to come back to Carter cottage!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great place!

  • 5 of 5

My family rented Carter Cottage for 3 nights the last week. This condo is beautiful, comfortable, clean and nicely furnished and had plenty of room for our teens to spread out. The kitchen is fully stocked, and we had everything we needed. Kids paddle boarded, swam, and relaxed. It is a peaceful place with great views! I only wish that we had stayed longer!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norman Ok

Love Love Love

  • 5 of 5

This home was beautiful!

My family has so much fun! There were tons of great stuff to do while staying! We had our family of 4 plus my MIL. 3 Bedrooms and 3 baths. It was great everyone had their own space! So many things to do! We really enjoyed the screened in porches. There were iguanas every morning. Right outside the door! Also, we saw lobsters in the rocks in backyard! Super cool! There were so many things to do in the area! Dolphin Research Center, Aquarium Encounters , ( kids loved petting the stingrays!) fishing, snorkeling. It was great! My husband loved the fishing by the marina. He even caught a shark!! We saw sharks, octopus, jellyfish, lobsters, crab, and so many different kinds of fish! I was really concerned about being able to use the resort. We had no problems. However, we rarely spent any time there! The pool at the sunset village was way better and less crowded! If you get a chance check out Robbie's restaurant. It was fun! Jarod was great to talk to and gave us a lot of great information about the area! This home was wonderful! I will recommend to anyone who is looking to stay in the area!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Midway, Georgia USA

79th Birthday Trip for Moma

  • 5 of 5

My family went to visit the "blue water" of the keys! My Mom said she really wanted to go, so 3 sisters and a brother set out to make special memories with our Mom. Well, we are still talking about the trip and planning the next visit. I can not say enough how accommodating the place is. From the comfortable beds, the downstairs bedroom for our elderly Mom to the fully stocked kitchen. We had rented multiple places at the keys, both by same owner. Sunset Cottage had plenty of room for the 10 of us that stayed there !! We had a nice group of us to celebrate Moma's birthday. We took her fishing and what an experience that was! The pics and memories that I will have will always be special to me. Must see is Robbies where the tarpon eat from your hand!

I can assure you that you will not be disappointed when you visit this place. The sunsets are all worth it.

I am itching to go back !

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family spring break 2016

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5 with three teenage daughters on spring break. Carter cottage was beautiful with an ideal setting to accommodate us very well. It is a prime location in the keys as it is centrally located. Many activities available at Hawks Cay Resort for families if you choose, or just kick back on the beautiful landscape lawn next to the ocean. Jarod is a class act. He was very in touch and responsive with our needs. We would highly recommend Carter Cottage to anyone vacationing in the keys.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Hawks Cay offers something for everyone. Rent a boat right on site and spend the day on the beautiful waters around Duck Key. You will be amazed at the water color of the Duck Key. Hawks Cay Marina offers just about everything you can imagine. Go kayaking, para sailing, rent boats, jet skis, paddle boards, and the list goes on! You can schedule a swim with the dolphins at Dolphin Connection also located on site. You can rent bikes in Marathon for the week and have them delivered to the Cottage. Schedule a dive/snorkel trip out of Dive Duck Key located at Hawks Cay Marina. Enjoy a day sport fishing on any one of the many charter boats located at Hawks Cay Marina. Catch a sunset cruise that leaves daily from the Marina. You can also hang out poolside, take in the sun and enjoy the resort itself. When the day is over, enjoy the in ground spa located right on your own private patio with water views.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Duck Key, Central Florida Keys

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
20 Feb 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
10 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 19 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late April - May
23 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 29 - June 9
29 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
June 10 - June 30
10 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 Mini Season
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £160
Refundable Damage Deposit £400
Tax Rate 12.5%

* Payments accepted in US Dollars only
* $500 security deposit reserves dates and is fully refundable
* Rates do not include 12.5% tax or $200 cleaning fee
* 50% payment due 60 days out and balance due 14 days prior to check in
* Holidays required one week minimum rental

* $500 security deposit reserves dates and is fully refundable
* 50% payment due 60 days out and balance due 14 days prior to check in

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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