USA Gulf Coast Florida Marathon Listing #60930

Cape Cod South - Marathon, FL

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6 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Bed 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom 4 dog max 
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Ideal Dog-Friendly Fishing House on the Canal W/Free WiFi, Gas Grill, Sunroom

Sitting in the heart of Marathon right on the canal, Cape Cod South is the perfect home base for your next fishing trip or family vacation! As soon as you step foot inside, you will fall in love with the coastal-themed decor, tropical accents, and spacious layout that will allow everyone to find their own piece of paradise. Start each morning on a tasty note and brew up a pot of coffee while you prepare a tasty breakfast in the full kitchen. There will be no recipe too complicated, as the stainless steel appliances, ample utensils, and cookware have you covered! When the days heat up, take advantage of the provided bikes or paddleboards, and cruise and paddle the afternoon away. When you return to home base, everyone can gather in the back for a cookout using the gas grill and head into the sunroom to enjoy a meal at the dining table. A flatscreen TV also awaits if you want to watch a ballgame while reminiscing with loved ones. Be sure to bring the boat along as well, as there is plenty of parking! There is a brand new 60’ bulkhead with room for potentially two boats.

Nearby Services and Dining Options
Cafe within 1 mile. Casual dining within 1 mile. Dine-in restaurant within 1 mile. Gas station within 2 miles. Supermarket within 2 miles.

Places to Visit During Your Stay

AttractionDistance From Home
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters1.2 Miles
Turtle Hospital3.7 Miles
Curry Hammock State Park4.8 Miles
Dolphin Research Center7.1 Miles
Dolphin Connection9.9 Miles
Key Colony Beach Golf3.0 Miles
Seven Mile Bridge7.1 Miles

Things to Know
Free high-speed WiFi
Dog-friendly for a small, nightly fee!
There is a boat ramp located at 54 Mile Marker.
There is an outdoor shower to rinse off on the dock.
Two paddleboards and two bicycles are available for guest use.
There is a bait freezer and an incredible dockside prep center for guest use.

City/town permit number: VACA-21-322
County permit number: 130939

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.




Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

House rules


Kitchen & dining






Water view






Wireless router


Wide clearance

Nearby activities & attractions


Golf nearby

On-site activities

Adult bikes


Gas grill : Private


Beach chairs

Beach towels



Safety & accessibility

Wheelchair accessible



6 reviews

Donna B. Jul 2022
Great home! Had everything we needed and more. Will definitely be back!!
Melinda C. Jun 2022
We loved our stay at the Cape Cod South! The home was very cozy and clean and the beds were so comfortable! Outside is beautifully landscaped! This location was perfect for us as we traveled up and down the Keys with our kids doing different activities. Being able to keep the boat in the canal behind the house was awesome and allowed us to avoid wasting time in line at the boat ramps. Being able to bring our pup on vacation is always a plus and I was so happy to find a reasonably priced place in the Keys that would allow dogs! It was super convenient that the local dog park was only 2 streets away!
Only suggestion would be to let future guests know that they will need to get/bring additional essential items like trash bags, toilet paper, etc once initial items are used up. There was only one trash bag and one roll of toilet paper and we were staying for a week so we had to make a grocery store run for these things. No biggie though! Also, if you are staying here, there is a washer and dryer but you will need to bring your own laundry detergent. Dishwasher detergent was provided (at least when we were there).
We had a fantastic time in the Keys and we will definitely be back! I agree with other reviewers about keeping this little piece of paradise secret 😉
Juliette C. Jun 2022
The house is fabulous. Very clean and comfortable. Great neighborhood with friendly people. The grill, paddleboards, and outdoor shower were appreciated. However, if you are bringing your boat be advised that there is a hump in channel where there is only 2.5 feet of water at low tide. This is well known to the locals, but it was a surprise to us. Depending on the draft of your boat you may not be able to come and go except at high tide. It's not the fault of the house or the owners/management obviously but people should know.
Jeffrey S. May 2022
A friend and I stayed at Cape Cod South for a week of fly fishing mid May, and we absolutely love this house! It's meticulously decorated and very central to everything we wanted to do in the Keys.

The house itself is perfect for a guys trip or small family. The 3 bedrooms are spacious and we had plenty of room in the kitchen to cook meals each night. We also used the grill multiple times--it's off the back of the house and right on the canal so it was really cool to sit out back and grill and have a few drinks while being right on the water. The driveway itself had plenty of space to back in my Maverick skiff and leave it hooked up to the truck each night. We had no issues with anyone messing with our gear at night. The owner also has a wash bucket and hose in the storage shed, so we basically had everything we needed to take care of the boat.

There's a Publix a mile up the road, and plenty of food options nearby. For a fisherman, the location is absolutely perfect. It's a quick drive down to Key West, and it's just as easy to get up to Islamorada. We fished everywhere from Key West up to the deep backcountry of Florida Bay.

5 Star experience, and we'll definitely be back. Highly recommend!
Heather J. Nov 2021
Beautiful home and outside area. Whoever remodeled the home took their time and was an experience craftsman. Plenty of space and a comfortable area to stay in. Only reason this is 4 stars is because there was sugar ants in the kitchen. I discovered the ants when they infiltrated some groceries. It was disappointing to throw anyway some items, and having to take precaution while storing groceries.
Robert A. Oct 2021
We loved this cottage.
So well appointed.
So well equipped with everything you would ever need.
Great location, wonderful people in the neighborhood.
Peaceful but close to activities.
Fabulous. Will return and highly recommend.