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September 30th
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Dancing Palms Villa ~ Weekly Rental

2BR 2BA ~ Weekly Rental
Sleeps 4

I must confess, there’s something about walking along an exotic tropical pool-garden path that sends me to a state of calm. Palm fronds gently dancing in the breeze, orchids hanging in the trees, manicured gardens, a large swimming pool set with comfortable lounge chairs. This is what you’ll find as you make your entrance to this beautiful Bahamian ‘eyebrow’ style home.

Eyebrow houses are a historic architectural style dating back to the late 1800’s, unique to Key West, with the upstairs windows partially covered by the sloped roof, making an ‘eyebrow’ effect to protect from the sun. One of the nicest features is a large front porch, which in our Dancing Palms Villa vacation rental, wraps around each side to provide private roomy deck spaces. As you approach this garden home, notice how the tall skinny palms and a gumbo limbo tree stand akin to the long white porch pillars. As they sway , it's lmost as if they are set to dance. As you step up on the porch, adirondack rocking chairs invite you to stop … and sit a spell.’

Nestled in the small exclusive gated Windward Park, this renovated home sits in the back with lots of privacy. It has the architectural allure of a historic design, with all the advantages of a modern interior layout and luxury amenities. The vintage style glass etched windows above the front door, prepare you for the touch of class you find inside. The front door leads directly into the spacious open-concept great-room. The living room on one side and the kitchen on the other. Multiple sets of traditional sash windows invite in the sunlight and assure a view of the garden from several angles.

The great-room encompasses almost the entire 1st floor, with a white marble double-level counter top and breakfast bar subtly diving the spaces. The U-shaped galley kitchen commands a complete view of the living room, the perfect layout for cooking and entertaining or watching the 48” HD TV. The kitchen is nicely equipped, providing high-end appliances and nice serve ware. Beautiful white-washed bead-board cabinets give the kitchen a fashionable coastal style, which fits so naturally in the tropics.

When the home was renovated, the owners chose light wood plank flooring laid vertically, adding to the spacious feel of the room. A monotone color scheme of sand, cream, white, and bamboo create a sophisticated and relaxing feel. Top quality wood and bamboo furnishings are placed to compliment the room. The end result is a beautiful room that invites you to slow down, kick back and relax. For your convenience, a matching desk is placed to hold a laptop where you can comfortably catch up on email, but hopefully not work too much!

To complete the 1st floor, a hidden laundry closet and full bathroom, are set over to one corner near the kitchen. The same beautiful coastal style cabinets and marble counter top we see in the kitchen are carried to the bathroom. This is a full bathroom with tiled shower and a custom frameless glass door.

A traditional stair case in a far corner of the living room, leads to the 2nd floor. Since both bedrooms and the second full bathroom are upstairs, there’s plenty of separation between the common rooms and the sleeping area. Both bedrooms are stylishly decorated, keeping with the soft sand tone island colors established downstairs.  Each bedroom provides a king size bed, with beautiful headboard, and dressed with very nice quality linens. A high end sisal wall-to-wall carpet is placed in both bedrooms. Two sash windows in each bedroom let in plenty of light, and provide a down-look view of the gardens below. Both bedrooms provide a TV.

You’ll appreciate the privacy provided by the split floor plan upstairs, with the bedrooms on either side of the house and the bathroom in between. The larger upstairs bathroom is fit with the same beautiful marble top vanity we find downstairs, plus a two-person shower with frameless glass shower doors. Designer fixtures and tumbled marble tiles carry through the luxurious tone.

It should be emphasized that this home is special and unique to this small gated compound.  It is the only free-standing home amongst 12 townhomes in the community, and tucked away back in the corner for maximum privacy. Unlike the other properties, it does not share an interior wall with any other home. It also has one designated off-street parking space, a coveted commodity on the tiny island of Key West.

Finally, it is worth noting that the owners of this beautiful home enjoy it themselves, when they can take time from their own busy schedule. They are sticklers for maintaining the property in top shape and strive to assure its immaculate condition.

Notes: This is an upscale property is ideal for professionals and executives who have discerning tastes.

Bedding Summary:

  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king bed.
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king bed (2 twins pushed together)

Amenities:  Lush manicured tropical garden, shared large heated swimming pool, private sun deck, fully fenced, fully equipped kitchen. Central A/C, washer / dryer, 48” Flat Screen TV in living room. TV in each bedroom. Linens and towels are provided.

Activities: Walk everywhere in Old Town from this location. Shopping, restaurants, night life, museums, sailing, boating, snorkeling, diving, beach, theatre, family activities.

Area: The center district of Old Town Key West is the "residential heart" and the pulse of the island, with Truman Avenue going straight down the middle of it. Historic streets are lined with more and more wooden Victorian homes and cottages built by early ship builders and men of wealth, and more modern interpretations, like this property, are inspired by the historic builders. Ernest Hemmingway lived in this neighborhood and his home is now a museum open to the public.

Parking: This home has private designated off-street parking for one car. However, with this central location you really never need to get in your car. Enjoy walking or biking everywhere - you'll see more that way.

Restrictions: 7 night minimum, even in off-season. Smoke free house. No pets (please don't ask). The property is located in a private residential townhouse complex and is definitely not suitable for staging loud parties. Maximum of 4 guests allowed. We do not accept guests less than 25 years of age unless accompanied by a family group or guardian.

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Dates Weekly Nightly Terms
Sep 28, 2020 - Oct 15, 2020 $2065$398.257 night minimum
Oct 16, 2020 - Oct 24, 2020 $2065$398.257 night minimum
Oct 25, 2020 - Nov 7, 2020 $2065$398.257 night minimum
Nov 8, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020 $2065$398.257 night minimum
Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 19, 2020 $2065$398.257 night minimum
Nov 20, 2020 - Nov 28, 2020 $2415$431.257 night minimum
Nov 29, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020 $1855$410.757 night minimum
Dec 19, 2020 - Dec 25, 2020 $3220$552.007 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Dec 26, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021 $3640$598.007 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Jan 2, 2021 - Jan 8, 2021 $2940$588.007 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Jan 9, 2021 - Jan 15, 2021 $2940$588.007 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Jan 16, 2021 - Jan 22, 2021 $2940$567.007 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Jan 23, 2021 - Jan 29, 2021 $2940$567.007 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Jan 30, 2021 - Feb 12, 2021 $3185$568.757 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Feb 13, 2021 - Feb 19, 2021 $3360$576.007 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Feb 20, 2021 - Apr 9, 2021 $3185$568.757 night minimum - Sat/Sat Only
Apr 10, 2021 - May 30, 2021 $2485$443.757 night minimum
May 31, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021 $2170$418.507 night minimum
Jun 12, 2021 - Aug 8, 2021 $2485$443.757 night minimum
Aug 9, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021 $1890$418.507 night minimum
Oct 2, 2021 - Oct 21, 2021 $2170$418.507 night minimum
Oct 22, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 $3535$606.007 night minimum
Nov 1, 2021 - Nov 6, 2021 $2170$418.507 night minimum
Nov 7, 2021 - Nov 14, 2021 $2485$443.757 night minimum
Nov 15, 2021 - Nov 19, 2021 $2140$418.507 night minimum
Nov 20, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021 $2485$443.757 night minimum
Nov 29, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021 $1855$410.757 night minimum
Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 25, 2021 $3185$568.757 night minimum
Dec 26, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 $3710$636.007 night minimum

Additional Notes:

  • High Season generally requires a 7 night minimum stay. 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.
  • 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 -

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  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king bed (2 twins pushed together)
Jul 06, 2020,
Everything was wonderful, house was tip top & so easy to check in & out Thank y'all so much

Feb 06, 2020,
We had a great week! Dancing Palms is in a perfect location for easy walking access to Duval Street, Southernmost Point, Hemingway House, etc. We only used the car for a day in Marathon Key. The home was beautiful and nicely appointed. We would recommend more lighting in the dining area. We had a hard time seeing at night when playing games. Also having a light switch inside the upstairs bath vs in the hall, would be helpful. The home was very private since it was tucked away and quiet (except for the roosters). :) We have already recommended it to friends. Thanks for a great time. .

Jan 01, 2020,
We booked Dancing Palms Villa for our family vacation at Christmas this year. The property was clean and as advertised. The check in process and information provided was easy and no-hassle. We enjoyed the privacy and comfortable accomodations and would recommend this again to all of our friends.

Dec 24, 2019,
Condo was lovely and the location perfect. A little surprised that 1 full bath was on 1st floor and 2 bedrooms and 1 bath was upstairs. We didn't have any little kids with us. But there is no bath tub, just showers. Altogether a great experience. Was our 1st time in Key West. We would definitely rent here again.

Oct 24, 2019,
The house was wonderful! Great location!

Sep 18, 2019,
Great experience with VHKW! Appreciated Paige working with me and the property owner to extend our stay due to the possibility of inclement weather. Property was as described, with the exception of the chairs pictured on the porch in the listing, which was a little bit of a disappointment. Would definitely work with VHKW again!

Jul 25, 2019,
A great place to stay! We had so much fun!Close to everything.

Apr 02, 2019,
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with VHKW!! The check-in and check-out process was flawless. The customer service was outstanding. The property was immaculate. We will definitely vacation with VHKW again, and we highly recommend their properties!

Mar 28, 2019,
VHKW is easy to do business with. Very thorough and professional.

Feb 26, 2019,
VHKW was and always has been very accommodating to our needs, We are very pleased with the service they have provided for us and would recommend to others.

Jan 19, 2019,
We loved Dancing Palms. It was very nice and clean...and we’re very picky. It’s just a couple blocks off Duval, so it wasn’t a problem to walk to all the restaurants , shops and entertainment whenever we wanted. Our favorite feature of the house was the secluded private deck surrounded by the beautiful exotic landscaping and the rocking chairs on the front porch. All this, was still just steeps from the immaculately clean swimming pool. VHKW was a very personable and easy company to work with. We highly recommend them and Dancing Palms. You won’t be disappointed.

Dec 20, 2018,
The process is always fast and friendly. The homes are also always immaculate! This was our 4th year and we will continue!!!!

Jul 26, 2018,
We head to Key West every year from CA. This year was one of our best trips. The home was better than expected and we intend to stay there again next year. Clean with everything you would need for a week in KW. Nice pool and grounds and off street parking is a plus. Can't say enough good things about this place. VHKW is first class, excellent communication and provided superior service.

Jun 01, 2018,
The house was so nice and close to a lot of great places. We definitely want to stay here again!

May 02, 2018,
I have rented from you for the past 3 years in Key West and have had great service every time!

Apr 20, 2018,
This property was as advertised. Very clean , comfortable, and convenient. nice pool, and patio. Very pleasant neighbors. This property has a superb location, within walking distance of almost everything. the free Duval Loop bus stop is right around the corner. WE had a great stay at Dancing Palms.

Apr 11, 2018,
The Dancing Palm villa was perfect. The location, parking and quiet getaway was ideal.

Nov 30, 2017,
Booking with you was easy and your staff very pleasant. Rental access was painless with the lockbox at location, love that!! Rental was extremely clean and comfortable and enjoyable! Location is perfect. Will book this rental again. Only suggestion, rental needs pool towels and more bath wash cloth as they only have 4. We'll be back!

Nov 20, 2017,
Great location!!! Beautiful home!!! Would love to stay again!

Nov 01, 2017,
We had an awesome time. We were very fortunate in being able to check in early, and the house had everything we needed. The community was a nice break from the schedule of fantasy fest. Great Vacation.

Oct 26, 2017,
Wonderful to work with and a great location. Clean as a whistle and fantastic pool. Loved the kitchen! Beds were great.

Oct 24, 2017,
Phenomenal house in an awesome community. Very quiet and secure with a great pool. Will definitely stay there again. Perfect location!

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