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Bahama Getaway - Monthly Rental

4.5000
(2 Reviews)

Capacity

4 Bedrooms
3 Bath
Sleeps 8

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About

MONTHLY RENTAL: Requires a minimum stay of 28 nights occurring within the same month. Stay a month and live like a local!

THE PROPERTY: Bahama Getaway consists of 3 buildings. They are all single story. A main house with 3 bedrooms, each room has 1 FULL size bed. 2 full baths, kitchen, dining area, and living room. A large guest cottage with bathroom, mini refrigerator, coffee maker, and microwave. And a laundry cottage with washing machine and clothes dryer.

BED CONFIGURATION: Main house - 3 bedroom with 3 full size beds; Cottage - 1 full size bed.

MAIN HOUSE INDOOR AMENITIES: 5 burner gas stove, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, double ovens, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, dishes, cookware, linens and towels, central air conditioning and heat (one bedroom also has a window ac), iron, ironing board, hairdryers, vacuum cleaner, dehumidifier, Wi-Fi, cable, each bedroom has a tv as well as the living room.

COTTAGE INDOOR AMENITIES: Bathroom with shower, mini refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, window ac unit, cable, tv, hair dryer, linens, towels.

OUTDOOR AMENITIES: Covered and screened in 10 person hot tub/spa. Gas Grill. Outdoor dining table with umbrella. Front porch with ceiling fan and seating for 4.

PARKING: No designated parking. Most guests are able to park in front of the home on the street.

LOCATION: Located on a tiny, quiet Old Town Lane which is a 5 minute walk to Duval Street, a15 minute walk to Ft Zachary Taylor State Beach, and an 8 minute walk to the free community pool where you can swim laps, free swim, or take an exercise class.

NEARBY: There are several amazing restaurants within a 2 block radius of the home including Blue Heaven, Le Creperie, Santiago's Bodega, Firefly, and the Blue Macaw.

PETS: One (1) dog allowed, up to 25 lbs, for an additional fee and completion of Pet Information addendum. Must

SMOKING: No smoking is permitted in the home.

HISTORY: Bahama Getaway has evolved within the Thomas/Bowe families, Conchs, born and raised in Key West, for more than 4 generations. Prior to buying the house in the 1930's for $2,500, George and Ethel Bowe-Thomas lived across the street paying $3.00 per month for rent! When the opportunity arose to own her own house, Ethel asked George how much money he had to assist in the effort. He replied, "Woman, you always raise your basket higher than you can reach." She told him to give her what he had and she would take care of the rest.

She did just that. To purchase their first house, Ethel continued to work as a cook for Father Marion of The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. George worked as a pipe fitter on ships in the Naval yard including the famous USS Bushnell; he also worked as a laborer on the Seven Mile Bridge.

Ethel planted the beautifully flamboyant poinciana tree in the backyard more than 80 years ago. Her husband said he was thrilled at the prospect of having a shade tree to sleep under when he grew old.

When their youngest daughter expressed a desire to attend college, George quipped in his usual chauvinistic manner, "I'm not wasting my money sending no girl to college"; nevertheless, when Ethel was alone with her daughter, she whispered, "You want to go to college?" "Yes" was the answer. "Then you'll go."

Thus the family had originally named The Bowe Conch House, honoring Ethel as the positive catalyst who made it all happen and has, posthumously, maintained the house's legacy with the education of her children.

***Please note that the cleaning fee includes a full "mid-stay" clean***

NOTE: Cancelling 90 days or more from date of arrival does have a $500 penalty fee, the rest of payment to us will be refunded. There is no refund if cancelled within 90 days of arrival. This policy supersedes VRBO's cancellation policy
.*Managed by Historic Key West Vacation Rentals*

Rates subject to change without notice based on dates and availability. 

Features

Amenities

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Hot Tub
  • pets considered
  • Full Kitchen
  • Gas Stove
  • Cookware
  • Dinnerware
  • Central Air
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linens
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Ironing Board
  • WiFi High Speed Internet
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • Gas Grill
  • Cable TV

Location

  • Historic Old Town

Type

  • House

Length of Stay

  • Monthly
  • Yes

Availability

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Reviews

BAHAMA GETAWAY AGAIN

January 2021
, Bemidji, MN United States

Overall
4
Services from rental manager
4
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

2nd year here - again January - problems with TVs the first week. Took two or three visits with tech people who finally upgraded equipment. Water line to frig broken and gas stove clicker is fussy. Cottage knob lock key doesn't work. Everything else great - hot tub, neighborhood, etc.

Manager's Response

Marsh, we appreciate your honest review of the Bahama Getaway. It is a cute home centrally located to many things. You will be happy to know all of the issues you mentioned have been taken care of. We are so sorry and got them resolved as soon as we could. Hoping to see you again next year!
Cindy & the HKWVR team

Perfect!!!

December 2018
, Buffalo, MN United States

Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We have stayed in Key West for Many years now. This was the best rental property so far. The location is perfect for beach days at Ft.Zach and walking both ends of Duval at night. The property itself was very clean and had all the amenities we needed and was run well by the property managers. The Hot tub is huge. They neighbors were nice & friendly. We stayed a month and parked right in front of the house every night. We would definitely stay here again. This is the second time we have rented from Historic Key West vacation rentals. We have already booked with them for next year.

Manager's Response

Dear Thomas,

We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed our property and can't wait to see you again!

Regards,
HKWVR Team