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Secluded Casa - Monthly Rental

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 65 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 28 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Large Ground Floor Condo, Private Deck, Shared Heated Pool

Monthly rental, makes island living easy. It's a spacious, warm, and inviting one bedroom unit in a four unit building, much larger than many other one bedroom homes in Key West. The home is located in the Casa Marina District close to Higgs Beach on the Atlantic, Southernmost Point, and Duval Street. It's a great location, convenient to any activity in Old Town Key West.

The main entrance to the condo unit is through French doors at the back of the property, off a tropical courtyard setting with a heated pool. Step up onto the newly renovated deck just feet from the pool, through the doors and into an open concept living room, dining area, and kitchen. The floors are covered with warm natural fiber rugs over hardwood. The living room is inviting with a full sized resort quality pull-out sofa bed, chairs, and an HDTV that swivels to be seen from the kitchen, dining, and living rooms. Two ceiling fans circulate overhead adding to the island feel.

The kitchen is white with granite countertops and is fully equipped with all the things you need to cook a great meal during your stay. While one of you cooks, the other can sit at the kitchen counter bar and share a glass of wine. The dining area, with a glass top table, has four chairs to accommodate you and your guests.

The bedroom is large with a queen sized bed and two dressers, one with a large mirror. There is also a flat screen TV for those late night movies in bed.

All of the rooms have plenty of windows which overlook the pool and gardens and bring in lots of natural light. Windows have blinds for privacy.

The pool area is large and covered with Chicago pavers that surround the heated pool with soothing waterfall. Bougainvillea and tall palms cover the back fence providing the privacy you'd expect. Sit on the apartment's deck or venture into the courtyard to meet friends or other condo guests for a glass of wine or martini. A couple of lounge chairs are available if you want to relax and read a book or catch some sun. The property also has a bike rack for parking your bikes if you should choose to either bring or rent them. Walking and biking are the best way to explore Key West!

The condo is just yards away from El Siboney, which is the most popular Cuban restaurant in Key West. It's great for a last minute meal if you don't feel like cooking and haven't made other plans. We highly suggest the roast pork #1 on the menu!

More Details

Owner
Vic Borowski
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Vic Borowski

My wife Beth and I live and work in the Washington DC area. We've raised two great kids who are living close by. We love Key West and try to get down as often as possible. When we can't, we share our place with others.

Vic Borowski purchased this condo in 2011

Why Vic Borowski chose Old Town

My wife and I had been enjoying Key West for well over 15 years when we decided to buy a property. What drew us to this property was the garden and pool area, which we saw first. Once inside, the rooms are large and we knew immediately that this was the property for us. The location is very convenient to everything, especially to Higgs Beach, where we enjoy spending afternoons under a palm, enjoying a beverage, talking, reading, or just watching the people.

What makes this condo unique

The back of the house, which has been transformed into the living/dining room and kitchen, opens onto the deck and pool area. The French doors open onto the deck bringing the outside inside and creating an extension of the indoor living space. You have great views of the backyard space from the living area and kitchen. The bedroom is in the front of the house, where the living room used to be at one time. There is a door from the bedroom out to the front of the house, but you'll never need to use it. Entering through the back of the house is much more fitting and charming!

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Old Town, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , outdoor shower
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Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , We've upgraded to a king bed!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Secluded Casa - Monthly Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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5

The perfect home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Lived here for a month and loved it, loved it, loved it. Secluded Casa is a beautiful place in a great location. It is fully equipped and has everything you might need. The pool is great and the view of the pool from the house is beautiful, day and night. When I arrived, I found that the place was perfectly clean. Location: easy walk to just about everywhere. 8 minutes to Fausto’s grocery store, 8 minutes to Duval St, 10 minutes to CVS pharmacy, 12 minutes to the free community lap-swimming pool. Bottom line, a very comfortable place in a beautiful setting and a great location! I look forward to returning some day soon!

  • Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house in a great location! The owners were very accomodating and made sure that we felt right at home. The pool area was great! The property was well taken care of inside and outside! Thank you very much Vic and Beth for the excellent hospitality. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: 1-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Place. Rent it. No Hesitations.

  • 5 of 5

Spent most of the month of May here. The condo exceeded my expectations. The space is well designed and feels even larger than it is. The unit is also well decorated and comfortable. The kitchen has all the cooking apparatus you need or want. The bedroom is spacious, the bed is comfortable and there is plenty of bureau space for clothes (like most Old Town rentals, not a lot of closet space, but you probably don't need it). The central AC works very well as do the ceiling fans -- this can be important in Key West so I wanted to mention it. The living room has a set of french doors that look out to the garden and pool area. Lovely view and the pool is very well maintained. Every Monday morning the pool service was there to do their thing. In fact the whole building as well as the unit is scrupulously maintained.

The location is a short walk or bike to Higgs beach, a block to El Siboney a popular local Key West Cuban restaurant (great inexpensive food) and a short bike ride to Duval St. In fact you can walk to the "quiet end" of Duval very easily. Nice thing about the location is that you are not in the hustle and bustle but close to it. Best of both worlds.

Finally, just want to say the owners are very easy to deal with and very responsive. We took care of the rental contract and payment with a couple of text messages and a couple of emails. They couldn't be nicer or the process simpler.

I have done a number of rentals in Key West and I enthusiastically recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review and for the thoughtful comments. I'm sure you've answered many questions our potential guests might have. We all appreciate details and sincere feedback!
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5

Small piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

I rented the unit in March 2017.

The unit is perfect .

It is beautifully and comfortably decorated.

It has all the amenities and storage you could need.

It is conveniently located and within walking distance to everything-beach-Duvall street-grocery store-churches and wherever you want to go.

The pool is an added bonus, larger than most in Key West, and heated in the "winter" so it was always the perfect temperature.

The neighbors were very friendly and helpful with directions and suggestions of things to do and places to each.

All in all in was the perfect rental property and if you are looking to spend a month in Key West you won't do better than Secluded Casa. 👍�👍�

  • Submitted: 6-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Another great review! Thanks for sharing with our readers about your great experience. Love the details!
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5

very nice staying in Key West

  • 5 of 5

I spent 4 weeks at SecludedCasa and it was wonderful. The condo is very nice and clean, with everything you need.It is on United Street, it is about 10 minutes walking from Duval, CVS is 5 minutes away and the restaurants are very close.The pool is nice, it was cleaned every Monday. In the condo you had 2 TVs, internet, the kitchen has everything you need and I liked the library, I read a lot of books. It has its own parking space and the owners very polite and helpful, we were in contact all the time. I would like to come again :-) and I would recommend the property to everyone.

  • Submitted: 19-Jun-2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Secluded Casa was perfect for our Key West vacation !

  • 5 of 5

The condo layout is spacious for a couple. The layout was comfortable and everything that we needed was provided. The 1st floor location made it so easy to grill or just jump in the pool. The condo is close to 2 beaches and a short drive to the rest - we found Smather's beach to be best for sand & water and Fort (forgot the name) to be best for views and sunsets. There are tennis courts and gyms close by - tennis courts are free, gyms are in the 100$/month range. The unit has off street parking which is kind of rare for KW. We recommend bringing your bikes - parking in KW can add up ! Beth and Vic were very gracious and helpful - the only glich was with Comcast but Vic took care of that problem quickly.

Go to Key West and stay at Secluded Casa ! You'll have a great time.

  • Submitted: 19-May-2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Key West Intl.
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
El Siboney
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Higgs Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Old Town, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
28 night minimum stay
C$6,948
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
28 night minimum stay
C$6,190
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
28 night minimum stay
C$4,043
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Oct 15 2018
28 night minimum stay
C$3,285
 
 
Fall 2018
Oct 16 2018 - Dec 15 2018
28 night minimum stay
C$4,043
 
 
Winter 2019
Jan 1 2019 - Mar 31 2019
28 night minimum stay
C$7,453
 
 
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay
C$4,422
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$99.8
Cleaning fee C$157.91 + Tax
Pet Fee C$189.49 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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