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Key West Wabi Sabi ~ Weekly Rental

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Undeniably adorable, Key West Wabi Sabi vacation rental is a celebration of authentic Key West cottage style island living. Built in 1930, the front of the historic wooden plank house is held to vintage form with loads of original details, complete with welcoming front porch and saw-tooth tin roof. True to its name, the interior was lovingly redesigned to time-honor its nostalgic charm and simplicity and is beautifully renovated with luxury conveniences and amenities that complement the style. Brand new renovation and complete new interior and exterior design was completed mid-December 2013. Enjoy our architectural photographs of each room and the new back deck plus a detailed floor plan of the interior. About the Design: What’s in a name? Wabi Sabi is often summarized as “the wisdom of si...Undeniably adorable, Key West Wabi Sabi vacation rental is a celebration of authentic Key West cottage style island living. Built in 1930, the front of the historic wooden plank house is held to vintage form with loads of original details, complete with welcoming front porch and saw-tooth tin roof. True to its name, the interior was lovingly redesigned to time-honor its nostalgic charm and simplicity and is beautifully renovated with luxury conveniences and amenities that complement the style. Brand new renovation and complete new interior and exterior design was completed mid-December 2013. Enjoy our architectural photographs of each room and the new back deck plus a detailed floor plan of the interior. About the Design: What’s in a name? Wabi Sabi is often summarized as “the wisdom of simplicity” and finding the “natural beauty in imperfection. From an aesthetic standpoint, Old Town Key West, full of history nostalgia is an architectural reflection of this notion. It was this concept that inspired the make-over of this precious vintage house. The owners love the aesthetic of Old Town Key West architecture and wanted to retain the vintage heritage of this house while at the same time making a vacation home that is light, airy, cozy, peaceful and relaxing. Committed to the life concepts of authenticity and sustainability, they traveled to vintage markets in northern California to hand-select a wonderful collection of one-of-a-kind repurposed furnishings scaled to the size of the home. Period pieces were chosen for their curvy vintage lines and surfaces painted soft pastels and whites. A variety of wooden furniture styles and unique artwork are beautifully blended with unique lighting fixtures to complement one another to create a romantic shabby chic style. A touch of rich reds and bright greens and turquoise add a Key West tropical punch. The end result is a space where you can slow down, take a break from this crazy-mixed -up world, and recharge your batteries - island style. Interior Layout: Sweet and sensuous, the alluring spaces of this delightful vintage cottage style house speak to the heart. Because it’s a tropical home, the floor plan has been re-worked to focus the main living area toward the back yard so that indoor / outdoor pool-side living is maximized. In this re-design, the front of the house became bedrooms. The living room is now accessed through a side entrance situated on the left side of the house from the private driveway. Step into the entrance hall and you’re faced with a door to your left leading to the living / dining / kitchen area, a stairway straight ahead that leads to the 2nd floor master suite, and a door to your right that leads to the 3rd and 4th bedrooms. Refer to the slide show of the first floor and we will begin our tour of the house at the back main living area. Living room / dining room / kitchen: Designed as an open concept great-room with double sets of single pane French doors that lead to the pool and wooden deck, this is the common living area where you will gather to visit, relax and dine together. Thick Mexican tiled floors and soaring open beamed ceiling painted white punctuate the cottage style and create an open spacious feeling. A beautiful hand hewed round white wooden dining table and chairs is set near the doors for garden view dining. A vintage style living room grouping of new sofa, period piece chairs, occasional tables and lamps is set on the wall facing the back deck. A newly renovated cottage-style custom kitchen with all the modern conveniences runs along the entire north wall. Bedrooms: The house provides 4 bedrooms, 3 which can be considered ‘master bedrooms’ since they provide full en-suite bathrooms. The 4th bedroom doubles as a den and offers a powder room (1/2 bath) with sink and commode. Refer to our slide show to clarify the layout of the bedrooms as described below. Bedroom 1 - The 1st bedroom, with en-suite bath, is accessed through a door between the living room and kitchen. This bedroom has the same soaring open beam ceilings as the great-room, and with two sash windows that let in plenty of sunlight it feels airy and spacious. This bedroom is staged with a craftsman built wooden king size platform bed. A hand painted headboard and beautiful 'Beach House' sign perched above the door, combined with a combination of vintage and tropical furnishings create a special welcoming island feel. The full bathroom provides a tub, tiled in-tub shower, and free-standing sink. Bedroom 2 - Refer to the graphic in our slide show of the 2nd floor to begin our tour of the 2nd bedroom with private en-suite bathroom. Accessed from the wooden interior staircase, this is the only room on the 2nd floor. This room is ½ story, so the front half of the ceiling has a low slant. A non-issue only to be noted, there is plenty of head room to stand up straight and walk around in the rest of the space. Considered the main master bedroom in the house, a little romanceMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Housekeeping Optional
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Great house, pool is awesome, location is perfect right next to grocery store and 1/2 block off Duval. Very quaint inside and out!

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Kristin H
Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed here for a week over Christmas with 4 adult kids and had the best time ever. The accommodations were great for 6 of us and we couldn't ask for a better location! Across the street from the market, 1/2 block off Duval and...More

Date of stay: December 2014
3  Thank Kshimits
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Reviewed February 25, 2015
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Date of stay: February 2015
About the Manager
Vacation Homes of Key West
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2010
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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