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Hurricane Season in Key West and the Importance of Travel Insurance

Hurricane season 2016 is here. Every year it officially begins June 1, and ends November 30, with August through October as peak months when hurricanes are most likely to form in the Caribbean. Read More


Vacation Homes of Key West (VHKW) and Bascom Grooms Real Estate, announce our collaboration as two established Key West market leaders in business since 1999. In our combined efforts, we now provide complete real estate and vacation management services. Read More

Key West Spring Fishing Report

Sometimes called the sport-fishing capitol of the world, the Florida Keys are a prime fishing destination for many anglers. The summer season is heating up and there are various species that can be targeted this time of year. Read More

A Key West Vacation Rental Story: Still 'Living the Dream'

Tim and Rosie Dore have had a long-term love affair with Key West. Tim, who fell under its spell on a month-long fishing trip with a buddy, brought Rosie down a few years later. She was smitten, too. They decided to take their "relationship" with Key West to the next level, buying a home in New Town. Soon after Tim retired, he and Rosie became residents of Key West, returning to Ohio for the summer. Read More

Key West By Foot: The Historic Seaport & Harbor

Strolling the Key West Harbor Walk is a great way to spend an afternoon. Head down the path of wooden planks stretching across the Key West Historic Seaport. Take in the sea breeze and see what the local fisherman are unloading off their boats. Take a break and stop for libations at one of the many fine establishments along the way. Read More

A Vacation Rental Guest's Story: 'We're Going Back Every Year!'

It was zero degrees with over three feet of snow on the ground the morning Kevin and Cathy DuMond left from their home in the town of Hurley in New York's Hudson River Valley bound for Key West. Read More

Local loves Key West cool winter weather at the beach

So you're on vacation in Key West Florida. Here you are, first morning, you look outside, and UGH ... you see clouds, it's overcast and a little cooler than expected. Now what do you do? Don't get the winter blues just yet! Read More

Local Woman Shares Personal Key West Garden Tours

Next time you're in Key West, ride a bicycle or take a walk down Old Town Southard Street and experience the wonders of mature exotic plant life that fill this island. Stop and take a lot of photos, and allow yourself to be led by the different natural perfumes wafting from the blooming trees and flowers. With no true dry season or cold winter, Key West is truly a 'garden of Eden.' Read More

Cuban refugee boat remnants find a Key West home

Summertime for Key West natives means one great boat day after another. With little-to-no wind, glass-calm crystal-clear waters stretch miles out in all directions. This particular day, a few friends and I decided we would head to the Marquesas Keys which are located about 20 miles west of our tiny island home. Just around the corner of the island we came across a fresh Cuban refugee boat. Its condition told us the refugees must have only landed in the last couple of weeks at most. Read More

Special Rates Available Now!

Take a break from the sweaters and coats, and get ready to warm up in Key West, Florida in shorts and sandals. As winter takes hold, our warm winter sub-tropical climate will provide the cold relief you need. With ocean temperatures still in the 80's, remember to pack your bathing suit. It's a perfect time of year to hang out at the beach as well as explore famous landmarks about the island." Read More

Key West Food & Wine Festival 2016

Looking for a new wine to taste? The Key West Food and Wine Festival is coming right up ~ Jan 27 - 31, 2016. Wine aficionados take notice that on Jan 30th from 12 - 4 pm, Key West Winery is ready to expand your palate beyond margaritas with a repertoire of tropical wine tasting adventures. Taste fabulous fruit wines of mango, Key Lime, and guava, and get in the island wine groove. Read More

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Higgs Beach before a rainstorm. Photo by Rachael A Garreau
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The Grand Marshall House ~ Key West. Estate Home - The historic gingerbread exterior was completely restored, a pool and in-ground Jacuzzi were added in the back yard, and the interior was modernized as a masterpiece of handsome design.
The Grand Marshall House ~ Key West. A focal point on a prominent corner of the Key West Historic Seaport neighborhood, this house recently received a major upscale renovation. The historic gingerbread exterior was completely restored, a pool and in-ground Jacuzzi were added in the back yard, and the interior was modernized as a masterpiece of handsome design.
Gorgeous master bedroom at The Grand Marshall House ~ Key West estate home.
The Marshall House Key West - Grand Classic Key West estate home for rent. Beautifully renovated.
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Sunset view from the real real estate office of Bascom Grooms. Not bad😊