Monday, April 8, 2013

Quiet and Distinctive Old Town Key West Homes For Sale

If you’re looking for peace and quiet in Old Town Key West,  811-814 Carey Lane may just be the secluded tropical oasis you want. The property is a large estate with multiple buildings tucked away at the end of one of the most picturesque lanes in Old Town. One step into this compound and you know you’ve found the  ultimate in tropical living.

Carey Lane Compound Offers The Best of the Southernmost City

An historic 2/2 guest house built in 1943 evokes Key West charm with modern conveniences -- new kitchen and baths, central air and private outdoor spaces. The main house, a spacious one-level 3/3 built in 1970, awaits your personal touch. Lots of French doors let in light, the home has a  great floor plan, high ceilings, a detached bedroom/office, and an enclosed porch overlooks a large pool on a  lushly landscaped 9179 square foot lot. Off street parking completes the picture in this peaceful and quiet location. Truly a Tropical Jewel For Serene Island Living.
The pool and spa is surrounded by a multi-level deck,  tropical palms and lush foliage and plenty of outdoor living space.
Take a virtual tour of 811-814 Carey Lane:

811-814 Carey Lane, Key West, FL
5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
US $2,349,000

Historic Margaret St. Renovation in Quiet Key West Neighborhood

If your heart is set on a Key West historic home, you will love this seductive renovation of a classic four bedroom single family home. The highest quality materials transformed this home to a bright, cheerful and spacious residence. Enjoy high ceilings, marble countertops, stainless steel appliances and a luxurious chef's kitchen. The open floor plan offers two  bedrooms downstairs and large master suite upstairs. There’s also an adorable one bedroom guest cottage with bathroom.

Walls of bright, tropical colors this home evoke smiles and warmth when you enter. Elegant wood floors, crown molding and contemporary bathrooms complete the interior details. A spacious deck  of Brazilian Ipe wood and lush tropical landscaping surround the swimming pool.

The property also boasts off-street parking for 2 cars! This renovated Old Town treasure is located in a quiet, hidden Old Town neighborhood.

Bright colors, lush palms and a large pool  complement this delightful renovation.

1211 Margaret Street, Key West, FL
Renovated Old Town Treasure
4 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms

Key West Historic Eyebrow House on Frances Street

In the heart of Old Town, on the "Park Avenue of Key West" is an elegant and stylish renovation of an historic eyebrow house. The discerning new owner will enjoy both  historic charm and modern conveniences and amenities - including high ceilings, Dade County Pine walls and wood floors. the single family home boasts tree master suites including a first floor master bedroom with ensuite bath. A new chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops creates the heart of the home. A large indoor/outdoor room with removable windows offers tropical living space. A lovely new heated swimming pool with raised spa and spillover waterfall completes the package. The lot is close to 6000 square foot lot, has off-street parking, privacy,and lush landscaping.

Virtual Tour of 715 Frances Street

Architectural history buffs know this lovely renovation represents a building style unique to the Southernmost City – the “eyebrow’ house.  A variation on the Classical Revival style so popular in19th Century Key West the houses featured a deep roof overhang to shade upper story windows from bright sunlight. Only about 100 of these distinctive homes remain.

715 Frances Street, Key West, FL
3 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms
US $1,495,000

To view any of these lovely Key West homes for sale; call Rudy Molinet directly today: 305-240-1090.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Investment Property in Prime Old Town Key West Location

Interested in investing in Key West income property? This multi-unit residential and commercial property listing may just fit the bill. 

The building,  located on a high traffic street of Old Town in an area of million dollar homes is comprised of two commercial spaces – both storefronts -- and 4 residential apartments on a large lot with off street parking, and HNC-2 zoning. The property offers many opportunities to maximize the its income. 

Listing Address: 933 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida
5 bedrooms, 5 baths
Offered at $799,000 

Contact Rudy Molinet for an appointment to view, directly: 305-240-1090.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Ahhhh, Tropical Paradise in Midtown Key West

From the moment you walk through the front gate,
you know that Paradise is yours!
Step through the gate into a garden of serenity and delight! This three bedroom, two bath home is on a lush, tropical lot on a quiet street in Midtown Key West. Delightful outdoor living areas, a spa and a large heated pool create the quintessential island ambiance that makes Key West such a desirable place to live and play.

The front garden looking toward the house.
The home has a fabulous open floor plan, an updated  kitchen, a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom plus an office. 

The living room -- as well as the dining area and the master bedroom open to the outdoors.

The lucky buyer will enjoy the one-level living, privacy and luxury of this lovely home. 

The home is convenient to the Atlantic side beaches, the elegant Casa Marina area, and just a bike ride to Old Town Key West. For more photos and details on this luxurious island getaway in our tropical Paradise, click on the address below or call Rudy Molinet directly 305-240-1090.

1601 Patricia Street, Key West, FL
Elegant Midtown Beauty
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Offered at $625,000

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Rare Eyebrow House For Sale - 715 Frances Street

It’s not every day that you find an “Eyebrow” house offered for sale in Key West. Only 100 or so of these classic houses were built in the Southernmost City – and they are found nowhere else. 
Eyebrow House - Classic Revival Style - Key West

The two bedroom home at 715 Frances Street just listed by Rudy Molinet and Marquis Properties is a delightful example of Key West’s own vernacular architecture. The historic restoration has Dade County pine walls, wood floors, high ceilings and some very special original features: leaded glass windows and the historic staircase banister. Nice built in storage makes the most of the under stairway space and the dining room features built in bookcases.

Storage Under the Stairs Includes Alcoves for Pet Bed Or ?
Exposed beams and lots of windows make the kitchen a bright, airy space, and as is typical of  Key West’s best homes, there is plenty of outdoor living space: a wonderful front porch and a screened lanai in the backyard flows into the indoor living space. There is off street parking and the large (almost 6,000 sq. ft) lot offers room for a pool, additions and a lovely canvas for the next owner. 

Plenty of Room For Your Imagination

 It would be easy to convert the dining room to be a third bedroom, or even a downstairs master suite. This restored home still  has lots of opportunities for the new buyer to paint on its canvas! 

715 Frances Street, Key West, Florida
2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Offered for US $849,000
Photos and More Details: Read more:

Call Rudy  Molinet directly to view today: 305-240-1090.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Don’t Spend Another Christmas In the Cold! Key West Beckons!

If you just can't imagine spending another winter holiday in the cold, this is a great time to buy a second home in Key West – the Southernmost Spot to get away from the wintry chills in the US. Home prices have begun to rebound here (see any of our recent  market reports for Key West ) but there are still plenty of homes that offer terrific value - and the enviable indoor/outdoor island way of life.

So, if you long to spend evenings relaxing out of doors on your deck, one of these homes will fit the bill. The latest listing on our roster of homes for sale in Key West is 1614 South Street, a lovely four bedroom home on a quiet street just east of the Casa Marina neighborhood.  Privacy abounds on the large lush, tropical property with a huge pool and separate in-ground spa. 

Ahhhhhh! Can’t you just imagine enjoying the comfort and calm as you relax in your spa?
Inside are magnificent historic Cuban tile floors, an open floor plan with a large family room. A first floor master suite with ensuite bath offers one-level living; multiple living areas create loads of room to stretch out and enjoy balmy Florida Keys evenings at home.  

Photos and details: 1614 South Street, Key West.

Another  delightful possibility is this elegant two bedroom historic home in the Meadows District of Old Town Key West. The exquisite renovation makes the most of an open floor plan and showcases a  beautiful kitchen with custom Dade County pine cabinets, built in breakfast area, high ceilings and view of the lush tropical yard. The covered outside living room and inviting pool and spa offer the quintessential   Key West outdoor lifestyle. Best of all, happy new owners will enjoy wonderful sunsets and panoramic views of Key West from a third floor sky-deck:

Sunrise, or Sunset, the Key West Sky Can Be Yours From This Rooftop Aerie
 For  more photos and details see:  1217 Newton Street, Key West or call Rudy Molinet directly: 305-240-1090.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Outdoor Living, Key West Style!

Two delightful recent listings from Key West Realtor of the Year, Rudy Molinet, perfectly illustrate the tropical outdoor lifestyle that makes the Southernmost City so attractive.

True Tropical Oasis For The Discerning Buyer

1408 White Street, an elegant restoration in the Casa Marina neighborhood is has wonderful outdoor living space around its oversized pool.

Wrap around decks offer space for sunning and entertaining among the lust foliage of the large tropical lot with wrap-around decks for sunning and entertaining.

More details on the 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath home offered for $1,345,000:

A Southernmost Treasure in Old Town Key West

Spacious porches, balconies and decks make the tropical dream lifestyle a reality at 417 United Street.

The ground floor master suite opens onto the back deck.

The broad front porch is shaded by the second floor balcony above.

A circular staircase connects the back deck with a second upstairs balcony.

The home is conveniently located close to the beaches, and to the restaurants and shopping on Duval.

More photos and details on the 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bath home offered at $699,000 :

Call Rudy Molinet at 305-240-1090 to arrange to see either of these lovely homes.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Historic Key West Gem - The Victoria House

Elegant Private Home or Income Property - You Choose!

Whether you are looking for an elegant, spacious single family home or want a Key West property that will provide income, The Victoria House will fit your bill. This historic gem has three transient licenses, five bedrooms, five full baths and two half baths – including a lovely detached 1/1 guest cottage.

The interior of this exceptional house has elegant architectural details and lofty ceilings. Note the Dade County Pine walls in the photo of the entry below:

Elegant, Formal Dining Room Is Light and Bright and Opens Onto The Outdoors

The new kitchen boasts high end, stainless steel appliances while maintaining the charming character of this historic property. Light streams through the large colonial window and French doors leading outside.

Enjoy the lush, tropical landscaping from a delightful outdoor lanai just steps from a heated pool and separate heated spa. There’s off street parking for two cars.
Beautifully decked lanai

Treetop Deck

More details and photos for 806 Truman Ave.
Call Rudy Molinet directly at 305-240-1090 to for an appointment to see this home or for any of our other featured listings of Key West real estate for sale.