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Jan & Ed Burnsed

Member since: 2015
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Speaks english, Southern

Newly Updated Luxury Condo - heated pool, dockage, water views, Wi FI!

24 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Marathon holiday condo

2 bedroom, 2 and 1/2 bath on the point overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

Tarpon Run at Gulf Pointe II is a wonderful vacation property offering year round relaxation and world class activities. This 2 bedroom, 1400 square foot condo features a firm pillow top king bed in the master suite with a private balcony and twoqueen beds in the over sized second bedroom.

Total kitchen and greatroom remodel August 2015 features Quartz Counter Tops and a huge peninsula with additional seating for four. New cabinets and Stainless Steel Appliances. There is rattan outdoor seating for 4 with a small bistro table on the deck to enjoy the ocean breezes while watching the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico.

There is a 50 inch flat screen Smart TV in the living room. Cable TV is provided with a 42 inch TV in the master and 32" in second bedroom. New Dock for boating and fishing.

Gulf Pointe offers one of the the nicest property values in the Keys. Excellent dockage, fishing, a beautiful pool and grounds and only 20 units. The units are large - over 1400 square feet with two huge wrap around decks. Gentle ocean breezes and great water views make this a great place to relax and unwind.

The fishing from the dock is excellent. At night we watched lobster, rays, octopus and a wide variety of sea life.

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Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jan & Ed Burnsed (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Call Owner
Speaks english, Southern

About Jan & Ed Burnsed

We wanted a tropical vacation home and started our search in the Bahamas Out Islands; from there we traveled to the US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Costa Rica and Belize. We found some wonderful homes but each had drawbacks so we decided to look closer to home in the US. We took a trip to Marathon Florida Keys in 2011 and found all the conveniences of home, grocery stores, drug stores, restaurants, water front bars, charter boats, beaches and, if needed, a hospital. On that trip we purchased a waterfront park model recreational vehicle. After spending a lot of time in Marathon we were sold and started looking for a permeant vacation home there.

We eventually found Tarpon Run at Gulfpoint II, a twenty unit condominium complex with its own dock and fishing pier perched on a Gulf side peninsula at Vaca Cut with access to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. In March 2015 we purchased Tarpon Run from Linda and Phil Burkart who had been offering Tarpon Run as a vacation rental home since 2009.

Gulfpoint II located in Marathon. The middle Keys is easily accessible from Key West (50 miles to the south), or Miami (about 100 miles) via Keys Shuttle, rental car or your own. If you have access to a private plane or charter, Marathon Airport is 3 miles away.

Jan & Ed Burnsed purchased this condo in 2015

Why Jan & Ed Burnsed chose Central Florida Keys

Gulf Pointe II offers one of the nicest property values in the Keys. Excellent dockage, fishing, a beautiful pool and grounds are shared by only 20 units. Each unit is well maintained. The units are large - over 1400 square feet with two huge wrap around balconies. Gentle Ocean breezes and great water views make this a great place to relax and get away from it all!

Reviews

5
based on 24 traveller reviews

Newly Updated Luxury Condo - heated pool, dockage, water views, Wi FI!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews
5

Tarpon Run @ Gulfpoint II

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and 2 of our adult daughters spent Thanksgiving week and a couple days before and after for a total of 10 days at this wonderful property. We have spent many vacations up and down the "Keys" and this is by far the best we have ever stayed at. When you look at the pictures of this listing they are just as you see, so neat and tidy. Everything about this property has been updated or taken very good care of to say the least. If you have a boat, there is a great dock adjoining the property, the pool area is just a few steps away and is well kept and maintained. Interior is immaculate and very comfy, a lot of these condos seem to put furniture that almost seems to be "hand me down" but not this one, top shelf, great TV's and the appliances are great and seem almost new. Don't pass this one up.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful condo - amazing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We (group of 4 adults - 2 couples) stayed for 8 nights 10-18 November 2016. From booking to departure we had good communication with the owners. They were very helpful, professional and responded quickly.

All information and directions given beforehand was accurate and invaluable. On arrival the condo was spotlessly clean and the best equipped place we have ever stayed. The neighbours were all friendly and helpful too. Great place to stay - even if you are not there for the fishing - we weren't. The location was good to explore the other Keys, the condo and pool area were relaxing, just the place to chill. Would definitely recommend this place and would not hesitate to return given the opportunity.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best way to visit the Key's

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I can't say enough about our stay at Tarpon Run! We were there for a week and loved it. Very clean and neat, lots of space with 2 patios and great parking. Everything inside seems new and everything works 100%. Very nice kitchen with laundry and nice big bedrooms. To make it all that much better are the views!. We had a small problem with the internet, so I called Ed Burned and had it fixed in no time, he was great. Would recommend to anyone looking for a nice clean and refreshing stay in Marathon!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An amazing property in the Keys

  • 5 of 5

No reason to look around, this ocean front condo has it all. Owners did a beautiful job on recent remodel. Everything you need is there. Fishing gear is provided so you can catch supper right from the dock. Location is perfect as you are minutes from great dinning and grocery stores. Island Fish Co is within walking distance and Sparky's Landing is close by. Sunset Grille is a ten minute ride but is a stop you must make especially at sunset by the 7 mile bridge. Just the other side of the 7 mile bridge is the beautiful Bahia Honda State Park with nice beaches on both bay side and ocean side. Many interesting wild life attractions like the Turtle Hospital and the Dolphin Research Center and good snorkeling spots at other nearby state parks. You will not run out of thinks to do and see. Plan to take the 45 minute ride south and visit Key West for the day. At the end of each day we returned to the well maintained grounds of this property for a dip in the pool. The owners Ed and Jan are great to deal with. There will be nothing you regret when you stay here. It is a special place.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic tropical setting

  • 5 of 5

The second floor condo was one of the nicest vacation spots we have rented. The unit was exceptionally clean and was well appointed. Every convenience wanted was close to hand. The furniture, carpets, towels, bedding, and all other aspects were pristine. If you want a vacation where your activities focus on the water, this is the place. Convenient to Key West and many good restaurants. Spanky's was one of our favorite restaurants. Perfect for two couples or a family with two children.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was everything we were hoping for! Clean, comfortable and so much room for our family of five. We loved all the extras like the fishing gear and beach chairs! Thank you Jan and Ed!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Marathon (no commercial svc)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Island Fish Company
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Key Colony Beach
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Overseas Highway US1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Island Fish Company
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Sombrero Beach
Car: recommended

Marathon is in the center of the Florida Keys

Fifty (50) miles from Key Largo

Fifty (50) miles from Key West

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Marathon, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter
28 Aug 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
A$1,544
 
 
Winter/Spring
17 Dec 2016 - 16 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,484
 
 
Spring/Summer
17 Apr 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,215
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$1,544
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$671
Tax Rate 12.5%

$500.00 Security Deposit required for all rentals.
All published rates include maid fees.
Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. Marathon License number PLR2015-00301

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Marathon, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Unit includes FREE WI-FI, covered parking is available under the unit for boat trailer and up to 2 additional cars. Fishing off the dock is great with lots of ocean life to view including visiting manatees, rays, octopus, lobster, crabs and a variety of fish. The grounds are beautifully maintained and features a very private heated pool. The unit is only 30 feet from the Gulf of Mexico.