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<< AVALYNN HOUSE @ THE ANNEX >> Lush Home Near Beach & Duval + LAST KEY SERVICES

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Private Home in Truman Annex, Private Pool

Imagine being just a few minutes’ walk from all of Key West’s most famous attractions, yet in the peace and solitude of Key West’s most exclusive gated community, the Truman Annex. With Duval Street just two blocks away and the beach at Fort Zachary Taylor Park right around the corner, you couldn’t hope for a more ideal location. And while you’re here, your home away from home will have every luxury and convenience you might want. 'Avalynn House' has just been completely renovated, and has been meticulously furnished to a very high standard, with many one-of-a-kind pieces. Original Artwork is everywhere you look.


As you enter this stately home, the first things you’ll notice are the 11-foot ceilings and the light coming in through the French doors and windows. The living area is an open plan, perfect for entertaining in the tropics. There is plenty of seating for everyone in your group, and a dining table that will seat ten comfortably. The 55-inch flat screen TV is visible from any place in the entire living area. The gourmet kitchen with its large central island and bar has been equipped with everything an ambitious chef would want to prepare that very special meal. Outside, there is a very spacious porch facing the pool, and a separate dining area under a gazebo.


The lagoon style pool is quite special, with two waterfalls and massaging jets built into the walls. The entire area has been lushly landscaped, providing you with the privacy you would want. And if you need to feel some sand between you toes, the beach at Fort Zachary Taylor Park is just a short walk away.


The first bedroom is on the main floor, with a queen bed, flat screen TV and a half bath in the hall. On the second level you’ll find the second bedroom with two twin beds and flat screen TV. The third bedroom on the second level has a queen bed and flat screen TV. These two bedrooms share a hall bath. The first of two master suites is also on the second level, with a king bed, large flat screen TV, private balcony and spacious en-suite bathroom. The second master suite (your fifth bedroom) is on the very private third level, with a king bed, 55-inch flat screen TV with large sitting area, private balcony and en-suite bathroom.


Central Heat and AC, Ceiling Fans Throughout, Private Pool with available Pool Heat and Waterfall, Private gated & lushly landscaped yard with BBQ Grill, Washer/Dryer, 55 inch LED Flat Screen TV in living room, and Master Bedroom, Flat Screen TV's in all other bedrooms, Expanded Cable TV throughout, DVD Players, Microwave, Blender, Toaster, Full Gourmet Appointed Kitchen, Linens and Towels provided. Daily or weekly housekeeping provided upon request. Wireless high-speed Internet access, private off-street parking.


As a Vacation Rental Broker, we will do everything possible to assure you of a memorable and thoroughly enjoyable stay while you are in one of the homes we manage. Our mission statement is to make sure each home has been maintained to an exceptional standard and has no defects or problems that will spoil your stay. If there is a problem, we pride ourselves in our ability to immediately address and solve that problem before it has intruded on your vacation experience. And in these uncertain times, you'll have added peace of mind knowing that the rental funds you have paid in advance will remain in a secure escrow fund until the day you enter your vacation home.


As your Key West real estate company, we can assist you in making your dream of home ownership in paradise a reality while maintaining the highest level of integrity during the property buying process. As your Exclusive Buyer's Broker we will do our utmost to discover assets and/or defects of a given home or parcel. We will negotiate only on the buyer’s behalf for the best price and term, using every legal and ethical device to obtain the most favorable outcome for the buyer through every step in the property buying process. And that is our commitment, for each and every client we serve, on every transaction we oversee.

More Details

Property Manager
Alex O'Donnell
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed at the Avalynn house with our entire family, in-laws and all, for the Thanksgiving holiday. The home was so incredible and actually had something for everyone. The pool was just the perfect size for the kids and the living area/kitchen provided the perfect setting for gathering to either watch TV or just eat and enjoy some cocktails. The bedrooms were all far enough away from the public areas and provided great privacy. Additionally, the home was beautifully appointed. We had a couple of minor issues which was to be expected, but Shel from Last Key Realty was UNBELIEVBLE! What a guy. If there was an issue it was resolved immediately and he was always around to just make sure we were all happy and having a great time. I can't decide if I liked the house or the service Shel provided more!!!! I WILL be back and I WILL rent from Last Key again. We all had an amazing time and appreciated the extra special service.
Nov 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Old Town in Key West

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Motorboat
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Sand Pit
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9122806 based on 58 reviews

Great property, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 nights at the Avalynn House. Close to everything, but still in a quiet area. It was great for our family.

Shel coordinated our stay and he was great to work with.....highly recommend reaching out to him and the Last Key Realty team.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Great family vacation

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week in Key West. The property was perfect for all our family. Location was excellent in the Truman Anex. We were close,to,everything and the Anex afforded us the privacy ,quiet, and security that made us feel right at home. Our visits are always memorable largely due to the care and attention we receive from Shel. He always goes above and beyond and he did again for this visit. He is the best!!! All said the only negative was that the property did show some signs of wear and tear. For the price I would have expected a little better condition . We do plan to,return and will be using Last Key for our rental when that time comes.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Great Place for a week with Family

  • 4 of 5

This property is a great home for a family vacation. The location is perfect for walking to almost every Key West spot. The Truman Anex is quiet ,secure and a lovely neighborhood. We have rented from Last Key before and know that we can count on Shel to be there for anything we need before and during our stay. He was ready to help and guide us no mater what we needed. He gets a six star rating. The property however does show signs of wear. It's a nice home but for the rate we were charged I did expect it to be on better shape and more fully stocked.

That said it was still a great week and we had a nice family vacation. Thanks again to Last Key and especially Alex and as always Shel. We do plan a return visit but will not likely rent this property again

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Fabulous time at Avalynn House on Truman Annex

  • 5 of 5

We've been to Key West several times. But, this was our first time at Avalynn House. It's a gorgeous property that is very close to downtown Key West. Yet, it is far enough away to be very quiet. We loved every minute of our time there.

Our Lastkey Realty representative, Shel, was tremendous as usual. He is knowledgeable and great to interact with. This is the 3rd or 4th we have the pleasure of working with Shel and it is a pure pleasure every time.

Everything about our stay was terrific. Great work and thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay on Emma Street this year. We came down expecting to stay in a beautiful condo and were very disappointed to hear the air conditioning was broken and we had change in location. The disappointment lasted for only a few moments until we entered our upgrade! It was absolutely lovely! It was clean and comfortable with plenty of room and the location was right in the area we wanted to be, walking distance to most everything! Shel, as always did an outstanding job making us familiar with all the amenities of the home and area attractions and restaurants. Always a gentleman even carrying our heavy bags up the stairs for us old folks with our new knees and hips (even though he is older than we are but in much better shape!). We will return! We had a wonderful time! As soon as our 2018 schedule is set we will contact you to make plans again!

Thank you!

Carol and Tom O'Leary and Barbara McCaffrey

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
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Well kept and spacious

  • 5 of 5

Was impressed with the location. Walking distance to both Duval and the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Green Parrot
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Fort Myers Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Key West Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Blue Heaven
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
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Car: not necessary


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