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Quiet Open Water On Wild Life Sanctuary

Sunrise on patio
5 reviews
Sunrise on patio
Living room & patio
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Fish watching
Sea Turtles
Roseate spoonbill
Relax under the palms
Friendly guest
Bird watch from patio
State Park
Occainal guest
Tiki Hut
Enjoy the ebb and flow of the tides
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Marathon, Florida Keys, Florida
Relax in this peaceful, open-water, bird and wildlife sanctuary with private views of the State Park. From your living room sofa, only 9 feet from water's edge, you can watch fish swim and birds fly, or if you prefer, you may simply sit and enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide. In these environmentally friendly surroundings, you can observe, in a way you never have, marine life and native birds in unobstructed waters. Just off the property you can find nature trails leading to quiet beaches. The patio offers views of a back yard aquarium and the spectacular beauty of the Florida Keys. Launch our canoe or kayaks into this ecological paradise and paddle your way along easy-to-follow, marked mangrove trails. You will be very comfortable is these extremely clean and well-appointed surroundings. iPad 2, wireless internet, 2 flat screen TVs w... Read more
About the Owner, Jerry S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #FKN3328383
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Bernd W
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

We spend a 6 days in this well kept place close to a state park. It is best suited for a couple, although it has two beedrooms and can keep 4. Despite all the damage that the Keys have taken from the Hurricane Jerry has kept the unit in great shape. You are definitively close to the water and can...

Woodbury, Connecticut
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 for a stay in February 2016

Having stayed in most of the Keys over the years. We (Wife,son, and brother in law from England) found Jerry's rental just as advertised. You are right on the water. Enjoyed every night sitting on the patio listening to the night wildlife, especially (after much research) the toadfish. Their mating call sounds like a cellphone vibrating in a closed drawer....

Wichita Falls, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
person found this review helpful

We got lucky and had the villa to ourselves with no other units rented out and it was perfect, but even with other people, you have privacy. The villa overlooks the nature preserve and it is gorgeous! The fish loved when we fed them and we saw a nurse shark, blue crab, and tons of neat fish! This villa is...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: $417 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
* Monthly and long-term leasing also available.
* Please call or email for availability of calendar.
* There are no cleaning fees.
* $4800 holds your dates.
* You may pay balance when you arrive.
* The property and its contents should be returned to its
original condition. Except for the laundry.
* Cancellation policy: deposit is fully refunded with a 60 day notice.

Payment Options:

* All major credit cards accepted.
* Money orders, cashiers checks and personal checks also accepted.
General Information:

* Check-in is at 3:00 PM, check-out is at 11:00 AM.
* Maid service prior to check-in and after check-out only.
* Parking is available for 2 cars.
* Boat dock available only by reservation.
* Boat trailer parking at local ramp.

In order to maintain the excellence of our accommodations and insure that all guests share this ecological experience, we ask that you adhere to the following regulations:

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About the neighbourhood
We are 10 minutes from Marathon, only 1-1/2 hours from the Miami International Airport, and an easy 1-hour drive to Key West, which makes this a centrally located vacation destination.
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