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Back porch with garden views. Outdoor dining for four, and couches for relaxing
Back porch with garden views. Outdoor dining for four, and couches for relaxing
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Back porch with garden views. Outdoor dining for four, and couches for relaxing

About the Property

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Property Type: House
  • Minimum Stay: 28 nights
  • Living Area: 1400 sq. ft.

Down a very quite lane the house has one off street parking spot. If you are familiar with Key West you understand what a treat it is to have off street Parkin !Enter from gate through lush and colorful walk to front door of main house . Walking over the front porch is the typical Key West style outside sitting area ,the place you relax and meet your neighbors or just read a book under the fans.Enter into the living room with smart tv ,through to the right into the dinning area. The kitchen is off to the left. There is a large working counter with seating for six. the dinning room table seats 8 for a more formal event. Covered front porch allows for pleasant relaxing with two ceiling fans overhead ,the covered porch off the kitchen and dinning room also has two fans and ample seating for dinner and an area for relaxing .
The main house has two bedrooms, the master has a King bed , the second has a queen bed , both have on suite bathrooms. There is also a very private out door shower area out the master bed room door onto the side deck where you will also find the washer and dryer room.
Across the court yard from the main house is a separate two story guest house ,queen bed upstairs with a very comfortable sitting area downstairs and full bath room. Totally private and romantic for the young guest or perfect to distance your children ! They have their own T.V. in the downstairs sitting area.
The guest cottage is totally separate from the main house over looking the court yard and gardens.

Behind the main house is a very private heated cocktail pool. Can be accessed trough French doors from the quest bedroom , or separate door from the hallway that leads to the quest bedroom or from the deck off the kitchen and dinning room.
There is a third building on premise but that is the owners office and will be locked.
This is one of the larger properties for Key West and offers a very quite and romantic location for a family or three couples .

Unique Benefits

Converted Key West Lane property including much sort after off street parking.
Hidden back from Southard street , it's immediate to see why this property is unique for Key West.
Please enjoy!
All doors to the house have screen closures.
Walk or bike to everything
We fell in love with the seclusion this house has to offer , the heated cocktail pool and off street parking .

Area Information

In the heart of old town ,steps form the famous 5 Brothers Grocery , 5 blocks from Duval ,4 blocks from the water front.
A deli just 2 doors down from our lane is the Key West favorite ,5 Brothers.
They serve breakfast , lunch and are open until 3pm Monday -Saturday
3 restaurants are within one block of the house. A short bike or walk to just about everything Key West has to offer.

Attractions Within Walking Distance

In West ,everything is within walking distance or as locals do , a bike ride away.

Favorite Places To Eat

Cafe Sole one block to the right after leaving the lane ,corner of Southard and Francis St
Manga Manga just down the block toward Duval .
5 Brothers grocery two houses down on Southard Street, great coffee , breakfast and lunch. There will be many menus available at the house for your to make selections ,most deliver as well.
New fish store and restaurant about to open this fall this January , a half block from our house.

Inside Scoop

Follow traffic rules while biking, use lights at night, stop at lights and stop signs .
Sunset at Mallory Square is a must , join the celebration nightly.
Most bars and restaurants do happy hours nightly.We'll leave a list of our favorites,you will also find your own!

Amenities

  • Beds
  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • Features
    • Air conditioning
    • Bed linens provided
    • Free WiFi
    • Heated pool
    • Heating
    • Hot tub
    • Housekeeper included
    • Internet
    • Kitchen
    • Managed by owner
    • Non-smoking
    • Outdoor shower
    • Parking available
    • Patio or deck
    • Pets allowed
    • Porch
    • Private pool
    • Towels provided
    • Wireless internet
  • Appliances
    • Cable / satellite TV
    • Ceiling fans
    • Coffee maker
    • Dishes & utensils
    • Dishwasher
    • Freezer
    • Hair dryer
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor grill
    • Oven
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Television
    • Toaster
    • Washer & Dryer
  • Nearby Activities
    • Boating
      (< 1 mile)
    • Deep Sea Fishing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Fishing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Grocery Store
      (< 1 mile)
    • Gym/Fitness Center
      (< 1 mile)
    • Jet Skiing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Kayaking
      (< 1 mile)
    • Live Entertainment
      (< 1 mile)
    • Movie Theater
      (< 1 mile)
    • Ocean
      (< 1 mile)
    • Parasailing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Park
      (< 1 mile)
    • Sailing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Scuba Diving
      (< 1 mile)
    • Snorkeling
      (< 1 mile)
    • Beach
      (1 mile)
    • Shopping Area
      (1 mile)
    • Surfing
      (1 mile)
    • Theme Park
      (1 mile)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities

Pets are at the owners discretion. No cats allowed and only one dog under 35 lbs .
If we agree to your pet , there will be an additional deposit required of $150.00

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Rates

Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in 
Rate PeriodNightlyWeekend NightWeeklyMonthlyMin Stay
Oct 01 2022 - Oct 28 2022
$15,000 28 nights
Nov 01 2022 - Nov 28 2022
$12,000 28 nights
Dec 01 2022 - Dec 28 2022
$12,000 28 nights
Jan 01 2023 - Jan 29 2023
$17,000 28 nights
Feb 01 2023 - Feb 28 2023
$17,000 28 nights

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Availability

Last updated on May 25, 2022

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Map

Nearest Airport: Key West - 2 miles

Owner Info

Celeste and Alan Steil

Celeste and Alan Steil

Year Purchased: 2016

About the owner: From Montauk ,New York
Winter in Key West
Summer in Montauk
Formally from Montauk ,New York

Owned and operated Montauk Liquor and wine 26 years
Took the Montauk Bake Shoppe over 1995
Sold in 2016 and relocated to Key West
Key West is our permanent home since retirement.
We boated and visited Key West for many years .Have made many good friends here.
Having spent 8 years traveling the east coast by boat ,we settled on Key West as our favorite Landin spot!

Why this property? We looked for many years in probably 500 homes throughout Key West.
Hidden Cottage is just that. Off the main "path" !
Secluded and quite with many rear around residence in the area.
It took one walk through to decide. Includes the much converted off street parking so dear to Key West homes. The parking space is available renters .
We came to Key West for about 12 years before we found a home here. Purchased in 2016 there have been continuing upgrades to everything from landscaping , impact windows, and just general maintenance and up keep.
Griffin Lane is by far one of the most hidden of all locations in Key West.Just off of Southard street you never guess what awaits at the very end of the lane.
Hidden Cottage of course and for good reason.Seeing is believing .Hope you enjoy as much as we have !

Calendar last updated: May 25, 2022

Photos

  • Back porch with garden views. Outdoor dining for four, and couches for relaxing
    Back porch with garden views. Outdoor dining for four, and couches for relaxing
  • Two story guest cottage, with private bath and outdoor shower.
    Two story guest cottage, with private bath and outdoor shower.
  • looking from living room towards the dinning room and kitchen
    looking from living room towards the dinning room and kitchen
  • Master bedroom
    Master bedroom
  • dinning room ,kitchen to the left
    dinning room ,kitchen to the left
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  • one of many orchirds on the property
    one of many orchirds on the property
  • outdoor dinning area on main house
    outdoor dinning area on main house
  • entrance level too cottage
    entrance level too cottage
  • deck off the kitchen and dinning room looking toward the cottage
    deck off the kitchen and dinning room looking toward the cottage
  • second level bedroom in cottage
    second level bedroom in cottage
  • outdoor shower at cottage
    outdoor shower at cottage
  • Dining room looking into living room
    Dining room looking into living room
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  • Very private pool deck
    Very private pool deck
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  • living area
    living area
  • Looking through front door
    Looking through front door
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  • Hidden Cottage #1
  • Hidden Cottage #1

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Perfect pet-friendly vacation cottage

The house is tucked away on a lane in Old Town within walking distance to everywhere. It is very private with lush plantings and a variety of outdoor spaces to sit. The house is well equipped and the owners were extremely friendly and helpful. Our dog Poppy was with us and loved to explore the fenced in yard.

Stayed: Submitted: March 02, 2021

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