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Updated: Oct 23, 2016
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Separate Enclosed Outdoor Shower, Sleeps 4


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***Small Pet Permitted - Pet Fee Required*** ***NON SMOKING PROPERTY***


INCLUDED with this Enchanted KEYS COTTAGE. This adorable private resort style ground level 2 bedroom canal front cottage is the perfect retreat. Located ocean side on a serene 50' canal with dock. 'MINUTES TO OCEAN OR BAY'

This Tropical Key West Style Cottage is bright, cheerful and well equipped with everything that your vacation home needs. The fenced property is abundant with tropical foliage, palm trees and little surprises to delight. From the moment you pull up to this cottage the feeling of relaxation takes hold of you. There are porticos over the door ways, a shaded Lanai for relaxing, a garden patio for lunch, multiple Sunbrella Umbrellas for additional shade, secluded hot tub with a private hot water outdoor shower. This beautifully furnished retreat is just what you need to unwind. Bask in the sun or nap in the shade, fish all day and read all night, watch the stars from the hot tub or stroll to the local restaurant. There is even a tennis court right down the street, in case you need some exercise. Seeing is believing with this enchanted paradise.

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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

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11 Reviews

based on 11 traveler reviews


Truly Enchanted!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous vacation! We stayed for a week, but would have loved to stay longer had our schedules permitted. The house is absolutely perfect, light and airy and beautifully appointed, although in truth we spent most of our time on the lanai or out in the gardens. The gardens are landscaped in such as away as to make us feel that we constantly were discovering new and secret nooks - so much fun! Also, it was especially great to have the kayaks available. Every morning, we kayaked through Long Key park and out to the open water, and most every evening (when we weren't dining out), we strolled down the street to watch the sunsets over the gulf, then returned and grilled dinner on the deck and watched the stars come out. Linda and Rick are fabulous hosts - every detail was considered, from the decor of the house and gardens, the amenities like kayaks and bicycles, to helpful instructions and planning suggestions on activities and dining, plus it was lovely, after a long day of travel, to find a chilled bottle of wine in the fridge! Thank y'all so much! We loved our trip and can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to give such an amazing review. It's greatly appreciated. Please come back anytime. Linda & Rick
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We'll be Back!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is our new favorite Florida Keys destination! We are already planning to visit again next year. Having always stayed at hotels in the Keys - we decided to try a private cottage this year and are so glad that we did. It was peaceful, quiet and charming - a home away from home. There are so many things to do - kayaking is our new vacation pastime. You will find everything that you need here including a well equipped kitchen. All you have to do is pack your bags & enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking such good care of our cottage. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated. We look forward to your return.
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  • 5 of 5

We are in LOVE!!!! My husband and I just had the best week of our life at Linda and Rick's beautiful home. We went on our honeymoon and could not have stayed at a better house. Everything about it was just amazing! Literally all you need is your clothes and your groceries. The house comes with everything you need. I am a chef and love to cook, it was so nice to have such great cookware and knives on hand. I rent a lot of places for my girls trips and hands down this is the best I have rented. There are so many hidden gems on the property you really never want to leave. We took the kayak's out and saw some of the biggest and sweetest manatee's I have ever seen. I was so sad the day we had to leave. The house has a really great homey feeling and we felt safe the whole time we where there. I am just now trying to talk the hubby into booking it for our anniversary!!!! Linda is so kind and helpful it made the whole experience so nice. I have already recommended this beautiful place to family and friends. You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! You guys were GREAT are welcome back anytime.
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Look no further..Private, wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week at the cottage in October to celebrate our 30th Anniversary! The house is beautiful and had everything you could possibly need. At the house there are many books, magazines and reference books for ideas on restaurants and sites to see. It really felt like your own home and not a "rental". The coastal cottage décor is top notch. The patio is a great place just to relax and chill. The grounds were very peaceful and private. The hot tub was wonderful to relax in the evening and star gaze. The location is great, close enough to try so many different restaurants. We even made a day trip to Key West with ease from the cottage. Linda and Rick were wonderful every step of the way and so kind. We would most definitely return.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing our cottage to celebrate your 30th anniversary. Your wonderful review is greatly appreciated. You guys are welcome back anytime. Linda & Rick
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What a Wonderful Playground!

  • 5 of 5

This is a vacationer's dream! We enjoyed thoroughly our time at this cottage, which is truly enchanted. Days began with an early bike ride, exploring the state park and nearby beach. That was followed by time on the wonderfully-furnished patio listening to the birds and watching the water. Each evening, I enjoyed kayaking through the mangrove. We prepared incredible meals in the fabulously-outfitted kitchen; everything you could possibly want, including a wonderful grill, was there. I concluded each day with time in the hot tub and outdoor shower. The house was spotless, the beds and furniture were wonderfully comfortable. Don't miss this treat!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the cottage and made use of all that it offers. You were absolutely wonderful guest! We look forward to your return. Linda & Rick
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tropical dream

  • 5 of 5

When we opened the door, I felt like we'd won the lottery! This place is lovely, detailed, 'no stone unturned' kind of home with all the desirable designer touches. The lanai, hotub, and outdoor seating double the living and comfort space of the rental. We especially liked access to kayaks and bikes. Unexpected was the gracious comradarie of the neighbors and the entire community. We were there for two months, and driving away toward points north was like leaving our home behind. Have already signed up for same space, same time in 2016.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so look forward to your return. Absolutely could not have ask for nicer guest. Thank you for the wonderful review. Linda & Rick
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Miami, Ft Lauderdale, Marathon, Key West at 15 Miles Nearest Barpub : Safari Lounge at 1 Miles Nearest Motorway : Overseas Hwy at 0.5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Habana's, Lorelei's, Morada Bay, Tower of Pizza at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Annie's Beach at 1 Miles Car: recommended

Nature Preserve: Watch the Marine Life, Manatee, Turtles & Birds.

Kayak's provided.

Boat rental within walking distance.

Tennis court at end of street. Tennis rackets provided.

Park is a short walk or bike ride with beach, hiking/bike & kayak trails.

Shop, dine & feed the Tarpon at Robbie's Marina.

Visit the Dolphin Research Center or Theater of the Sea. Movie theater within 15 minutes.

Windsurfing, snorkel/diving, deep sea fishing or back county fishing.

Lots of local restaurants & shopping close.

Golf at Key Coloney Beach.

Spa facility @ Hawks Cay Resort.

Bike's provided - New bike trail from Channel 5 Bridge to Long Key Bridge and beyond.



Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Monthly Rate: $3,995 ..... ($143/night) - 4 weeks.... 2 Adults *** Jan., Feb., Mar. (Winter Only)
Monthly Rate: $4,495 ..... ($161/night) - 4 weeks.... 4 Adults

Weekly Rate : $1,895...... ($271/night) 7 nights.... 2 Adults ...... *** April to Nov. (Summer Only)
Weekly Rate : $2,395...... ($343/night) 7 nights.... 4 Adults ......

**Mini Lobster Week $2,500......

Minimum Age Requirement.........Children Under 18 - Ask Owner
Long Term Guest Preferred (8 to 12 weeks) for the Winter Season.

Refundable Damage Deposit required. Cleaning Fee $200. Processing Fee $25. Pet Fee $250 to $500.
Rate depends on length of stay, dock, # of people, (Max 4 Adults - "exceptions may apply" - Ask Owner),
Check In: 4:00 PM Check Out: 10:00 AM.

**"Special Events maybe at a Higher Rate".

We ask the property & its contents be returned in its original condition with exception of routine cleaning & laundry.

PLEASE OBSERVE: This is a NON-SMOKING PROPERTY. "No" Overnight Guest Permitted without Prior Written Approval. "Additional Charges Will Apply". Until confirmed rates are subject to change........Cancellation Policy Available........No Disturbance Policy after 10 PM.

"Nature Preserve Area"....... Boat Cautiously...... Watch for Manatee!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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  • Clothes Dryer
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  • Hair Dryer
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  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
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  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


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  • DVD Player
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  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
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Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1
  • Private Enclosed Outdoor Hot Water Shower - outdoor shower, Adjacent to Master Bedroom & Bedroom 2
  • Walk in tiled shower with glass doors, granite counter top.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Private access from BR 2 to Hot Tub patio & outdoor shower
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, TV, Private access to Hot Tub patio & outdoor shower


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
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  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Single floor, Cathedral ceiling, fenced yard in a quiet location. Secluded Hot Tub with Private Hot Water Outdoor Shower adjacent to master bedroom, Queen Beds in both bedrooms, Tiled Bath w/ Granite Counter Top, Fully Equipped Kitchen w/granite counter tops & upgrade appliances, Microwave, Dishwasher, & Disposal. French door refrigerator w/Ice maker, Glass top stove w/optional convection oven, Loads of Cookware, Lobster Pot, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Blender, Iron & Board, Washer/Dryer, Lots of Linens, Bath & Beach Towels provided, 2 flat screen TV's, Cable, VCR/DVD, Stereo, Movie, Music & Reading Library, Games, BBQ Grill, Central Air/Heat, Ceiling fans in all rooms, Ceiling fans on Lanai with teak dining table. Multiple tropical landscaped patio's w/Adirondack chairs, rockers, Hammock & additional patio tables for relaxing, reading, meals or star gazing. Stroll to Bay Side for Gorgeous Evening Sunsets. Minutes to Atlantic and Florida Bay. One hour from Miami and one hour to Key West. Central location allows you to explore all parts of the keys without long drives. Boat launch 10 min. away. Boat trailer storage on property. Fish cleaning station with running water. **Your stay includes use of all the toys including kayaks with seat backs/paddles, life jackets, swim belts, bikes, beach chairs, beach umbrella, floats, cooler, tennis rackets, & horse shoes

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