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A Tropical Tradition (Gallup Arms) ~ Weekly Rental

3BR 2.5BA ~ Weekly Rental
Sleeps 6

Nestled in one of Key West's original gated "mini-compounds," the Tropical Tradition vacation rental is a spacious 1990's three-story Key West town home providing an island living experience in a traditional tropical style - both inside and out. A lush tropical garden complete with large 40' X 16' swimming pool is the main focus of this unique island setting, and this traditional Key West town-home home is situated at the "pool-side" of the garden.

The main entrance to this home leads from the front porch to the living room / dining and open U-shaped kitchen which makes meal preparation and entertaining relaxed and fun. French doors and multiple sets of sash windows fill the room with light and high ceilings provide a spacious feeling. Casual Florida style furnishings blend nicely with the light hard wood floors. The first floor also offers the convenience of a powder room (sink and commode) and a door beneath the stairwell conveniently hides the washer / dryer. A traditional banister wooden staircase leads from the living room to the second floor where you find one bedroom with a queen size  bed, a full bathroom, and a sitting room that opens to a covered porch through French doors. The porch has a beautiful down-look view of the swimming pool and garden. The staircase continues from the sitting room to the third floor which provides two more bedrooms and a full bathroom.

The floor plan on the third level has the bedrooms on opposite sides with a shared full bath in between. One bedroom offers a queen size bed and the other has 2 twin beds. The second level has one bedroom offering a queen size bed, and opposite the bedroom is a den with balcony overlooking the pool. All bedrooms have nice views of either the pool or a garden area below. Bedroom furnishings carry the traditional Florida tropical wicker and bent bamboo theme established on the first floor. This property is offered as an exclusive vacation rental in Old Town Key West.

The property will not tolerate smoking inside. The property is located in a private residential compound and is definitely not suitable for staging loud parties.

Bedding Summary:

  • Second Floor - 1 queen size bed
  • Third Floor - 1 queen, 2 twin beds

Amenities: Gated "mini compound" with spacious shared lush tropical garden. Large 40' X 16' feet swimming pool (no heat, shared) directly in front of the town-home. Flat-screen cable TV's, central a/c, stereo, telephone, washer dryer, linens and towels provided, fenced yard, first and second floor porches overlooking pool and garden.

Activities: Conveniently located close to grocery shopping, art galleries, French Country and Cuban cuisine, and deli restaurant and bakery. Close to the beach (a short walk), and 2 parks. Ride your bike to Duval Street and the Southern most point of the U.S. in fewer than five minutes. Walk to Duval Street in 20 minutes. See this list of  Things to See and Do in Key West for our favorite places.

Area: This town home is ideally located in the White Street Gallery District of Old Town Key West in a historic residential neighborhood just a few streets from White Street and Higgs Beach. From this location you can quickly walk to Fausto's Fine Food Palace (fine wine, cheeses, and gourmet foods), Sandy's Cafe of Cuban coffee, numerous art galleries (White Street Gallery area), and yoga and exercise studios. Duval Street shops, attractions, and the Historic Seaport District is a ten minute walk.

Restrictions: Smoke free house. Sleeps six (6) maximum guests. No pets (please don't ask.) We do not accept guests less than 25 years of age unless accompanied by a family group or guardian.

Notes: If you are planning a vacation get-together and need accommodate a larger group, you can rent one or all of the properties that are part of the Family Reunion vacation rental compound.

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Sept 25 - Sept 30

Weekly $1900
Nightly $400

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Additional Notes:

  • High Season generally requires a 7 night minimum stay. Shorter stays of 3 - 5 nights may be available within 60 days of your arrival date or in special situations. Certain dates may not be available if they minimize optimal booking for the property's reservation calendar. Please contact us to inquire about stays less than 7 nights.
  • Shoulder and Low Season is a 3 - 5 night minimum available on reservations made within 60 days of arrival May through mid-August. From mid-August through mid-December, 3 - 5 night minimum stays are available any time.
  • Short Stays are available if there are open nights that are less than the minimum stay, shorter stays may be possible depending on the property. Please contact us to inquire.
  • Holiday, Festival, and Event Rates are 20% to 25% higher. These include, but are not limited to: Fantasy Fest, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Power Boat Races, Mini-Lobster Season, Labor Day, Parrot Heads Meeting of the Mind, 4th of July, Easter. A 7 night minimum stay is required for most major holidays, festivals, and events.

Rates and Terms are subject to change without notice. Above rates do not include taxes and fees. Click here for more details on additional fees. Please contact us for specific pricing and to confirm rates. Rates in US Funds. (305) 294-7358 Ext 1 -

Apply here for Travel Guard Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance.

VHKW offers promotional specials for purchasing trip insurance for stays between Aug 10 and Oct 20. Please call for more details.

  • Second Floor - 1 queen size bed
  • Third Floor - 1 queen, 2 twin beds (can be made into King)
Mar 10, 2020,
Hi the townhouse was lovely an very comfortable for our group. We would stay there again.

Nov 06, 2019,
I have booked with this company for the last two years and they made the process seem effortless. I was very pleased with their communication and the house we rented for the last two years!! Thanks for an awesome adventure!!

Sep 25, 2019,
From start to finish, VHKW was exceptional. Our check-in was easy and smooth and so was our check-out. We left a few items behind and the cleaning crew was kind enough to search the home a second time to locate the items. Highly recommend this team!

Mar 05, 2019,
It was great

Feb 21, 2019,
We loved our place! We even extended our stay by a day with no problem. Very nice working with the staff. Will return!

Nov 20, 2018,
We lived both units! They were exactly what we needed. The units were clean and well appointed. It was a.m ray walk to downtown. Add in the pool and the private feel of the garden, the porches, and PARKING! I wouldn't hesitate to rent from you again. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Jul 11, 2018,
Loved it everyone enjoyed each building Pool was great

Jun 18, 2018,
Had a great time ,great area away from the crowds but still walking distance to duval street. Local grocery store and café just around the corner. Wonderful bedding and really enjoyed sitting out on the balcony in the evening.

Apr 19, 2018,
Perfect for our family of 5! Plenty of space, well stocked kitchen, nice pool area.

Apr 17, 2018,
The location of this home was very convenient to bars, restaurants and beaches. We were so pleased with the cleanliness of the home as well as the use of the private pool. We were looking to come back for New Year's, but unfortunately there are very few properties left. However, we hope to return in the future!

Mar 25, 2018,
We stayed at a 1310 Catherine st property. It was exactly as advertised. We had a couple of minor mechanical problems which were promply taken care of. Without question , we received everything we paid for. I would recommend vacation homes of key west to anyone! Thanks again.

Mar 22, 2018,
We had a great time! Accommodations were perfect for large extended family vacation.

Feb 19, 2018,
I was pleasantly surprised. Condo was very well equipped, spacious, 2 1/2 baths. A bit far from town but if you rent a bike, which you should anyway, it is just fine. My only wish would be for the pool to be heated a few degrees. Other than that, not one negative thing to say! Definitely would stay there again.

Jul 26, 2017,
We had a great time! The house is comfortable and had plenty of room for 6 adults! The outdoor pool courtyard was amazing! We spent much of our time in the pool, or at the outside table playing games. Easy to walk anywhere on the island! We will be back!

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