Cudjoe Key Cottage with Spectacular views of sunsets, ocean and wildlife. 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Home with Ocean Front Views Sleeps 6. Fisherman's grand slam! You have the Cudjoe Bay our own Dock and Boat Ramp. You have vaulted wood ceilings with classic cottage feeling. The tropical breeze will greet you as you arrive. The porch will be the perfect place to watch the best sunsets in the lower keys over the open waters of Cudjoe Bay.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. What are the new rules this Rental
A. Monroe County is becoming strict in their rental rules for vacation rentals.
AS PER MONROE COUNTY RENTAL LAWS ONLY ONE RENTAL IS ALLOWED PER MONTH TO ONE GROUP OR FAMILY PER 28 Day period. The minimal rental is a WEEK but once you book a partial month, the entire month is to be blocked off. THESE are not our laws but laws from MONROE county and we need to abide by them.
The number of guests are limited to six (6) and parking to two (2) vehicles.
Q. What are the strict house rules for this home
Loose garbage is fined. You need to put recycles in correct garbage containers. Mondays and Thursdays are garbage days.
There is a leave as you found it policy except for Linens. You will be charged a $120 fine plus $30/hr for any cleaning that is in excess of 3hr cleaning. If you are not prepared to clean the home after you leave during your vacation, please find alternate accommodations.
Renters can boat and fish at own risk. Only 24-26 ft boats are allowed . We do not guarantee tide or launch conditions. Guests can enjoy within property lot lines. There is no trespassing in neighboring lots.
Q. When is check-in and Check-out?
A. Check-in is 3:00pm. Checkout is 10:00am. NO Early check-ins or late check-outs without prior permission.
Q. Do you allow pets or smoking?
A. Pets and smoking are NOT allowed
Q. How close is the home to the Key West ?
A. The home is approximately 20 miles away from Key West.
Q. How will I get the keys?
A. We have a lock box with a key pad to the left of the door. There are typically 2 online payments. First half during booking and 2nd half 21 days before you arrive. A code will be provided to you upon final payment.
Q. Are linens and towels provided or do I need to bring my own?
A. No need to bring your own linens and towels. We will be providing fresh linens and towels at the beginning of your stay.
Q. Is there a stocked kitchen? How close is the nearest store or shopping center ?
A. Yes, the kitchen is fully stocked and we encourage you to cook your own meals unless, of course, cooking isn’t your ideal vacation activity. Our town also has many restaurants to choose from.
Q. Is there internet access and cable?
A. Yes, we have high speed wireless internet throughout our entire house. Each room is equipped with cable and flat screen TV's. DVD players are also provided.
Q. Is there daily housekeeping service?
A. There is NO daily housekeeping service. We keep our cottages very clean, and ask that you maintain them during your stay. We have a "leave it as you found it" cleaning policy. Guests may be charged an extra $120 if the cleaning takes more than 3 hrs to tidy after your stay.
Q. Is there air conditioning and washer -dryer? Is there a blow dryer and iron?
A. Yes, there is air conditioning. There is a washer-dryer in the cottage. There is a blow dryer and iron in the cottage under the bathroom sink.
Q. Is the cottage secluded?
A. The cottage is outside the husle and bustle of town, located on a culde-de-sac. It is spaced far from other cottages and secluded. It is very quiet and at night you can see the stars
Q. How many guests are allowed and how many vehicles are allowed?
A.Only 6 guests are allowed and two vehicles are allowed at vacation rental properties as per Monroe County Rental Law.
Q. What is your cancellation policy ?
A. A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty except for the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) and Credit Card transaction fees involved. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or those that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and damage/reservation deposit. Credit card cancellations are subject to a 5% Cancellation fee or $50 whichever is greater. (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) cancellations are subject to a 3% Cancellation fee or $50 whichever is greater.
Q. Can you give us a better rate ?
A. See COUPONS in the sections below. We typically publish coupons on the ivacationonline site for stays beyond 28 nights.
Steps to Book Online:
We do not HOLD dates for the guests. Reservations are made ONLINE on the calendar by our guests on a first come, first reserved basis. You will choose the dates and book the vacation rental on the online calendar. Once you book and pay the first half online through the system, your dates will be reserved. Once completed, the system will send you an automated reminder through your email for the 2nd Half 21 days prior to your arrival. After your 2nd half payment has been made, we will send you directions and the code to the lock box. All reservations are made through secure means via your credit card through (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN). You do not need a (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) account to pay through this method with your credit card.
Please use an EMAIL ADDRESS in our booking system that you frequently use. All correspondence will be sent through that EMAIL ADDRESS. Please ensure that the emails from us (namely ivacation online OR IVOL Admin) do not go to your spam folder.
Steps to Book:
1. Click on (URL HIDDEN)
Enter the dates that you would like to book. Hit "Review and Book"
You are free to use the eligible COUPONS on this site to get your best rate.
2. On the next page, you will enter your details. On the following page you will click on the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Buy Now to complete the payment. The most common mistake most renters make is to fill in their personal details but do not click on the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Buy Now button to make their first payment and reserve the cottage.
3. You be will then directed to the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Login page. Note that we use (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) as our secure means of transaction but you DO NOT NEED A (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) ACCOUNT to book using your credit card. There is a link below the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Login, that says 'Don't have a (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) account ?' that walks you through using your credit card.
4. Note that you have not confirmed your reservations until you have paid (first-half) through (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Credit card. Once you have completed the payment, you will be sent a confirmation email.
The security deposit is refundable as per the terms and Conditions on the rental agreement. Important notes as per the Rental Agreement
1. This cottage accommodates SIX (6) guests. It is illegal to accommodate more than SIX (6) guests. Renters are not allowed to exceed the number of guests as per Monroe County Rental Authority.
2. PARKING – Parking is limited to TWO (2) vehicle. Parking on the road is not permitted.
3. This cottage is an owner operated cottage business. We, the owners, hire cleaners to clean for guests and ensure guests get the best rental experience at an economical rate. However, there is "a leave as you found it condition policy" for the cottage except for linens.
(a) If it takes more than 3 hours to clean, you will be charged an extra fee of $120 that will be taken out of your security deposit.
(b) No damage is done to cottage or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.
(c) No charges are incurred due to contraband, pets or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay.
(d) All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in refuse containers outside
Please call us at (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or email (EMAIL HIDDEN) if you have any questions on the accommodations or booking online.
There is "A LEAVE IT AS YOU FOUND IT CONDITION POLICY " for the cottage except for linens. If it takes more than 3 hours to clean, you will be charged an extra fee of $120 that will be taken out of your security deposit, plus $30/hour for every extra hour cleaned beyond 3 hours. This cottage is frequented by repeat guests who take pride in taking care of the cottage for future visits.
Usage of Boats, usage of Launch, and Swimming are on the guests own risks. Children should be supervised always. The owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities.
Quiet time is after 9 pm. Please enjoy the property within the designated lot lines. Do not trespass into neighbors property, near their dock or their boats. Please respect the privacy of the neighbors.
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