LaTeDa by the Sea An Allsuite Resort Opens in Marathon

LaTeDa by the Sea, an all-suite two, three, and four-bedroom resort, has opened at mile marker 58, oceanside. The property includes renovations of two former motels, Casa Del Sol and Yellowtail Inn. The new resort offers 23 oceanfront units, each with a minimum 600 square feet, full kitchens and private verandas. Its sister property in Key West is the 15-room LaTeDa Hotel […]
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Monroe County Exploring Uses For Old Big Pine Key Road Prison

It’s still up in the air what might become of the former Big Pine Key Road Prison property. Since the state facility shut down operations of the minimum-security prison on Key Deer Boulevard in April rather than pay for needed repairs and to upgrade its sewer system, the county has shown interest in obtaining the […]
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Harbor Lights Resort in Islamorada Sells for $7M

Harbor Lights Resort, a 37-unit oceanfront hotel in Islamorada, just sold for $7 million. The oceanfront hotel was built in 1953 and 1970, and has 37 rooms and cottages Harbor Lights Resort in Islamorada TWG Overseas, LLC, purchased the property at 84951 Overseas Highway on Windley Key from Holiday Isle Resort & Marina Associates. The […]
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Historic Islamorada Houseboat Estate Sold for $3.8M

The historic houseboat estate on Upper Matecumbe Key sold recently for $3.8 million, according to Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty. Rich in history, this 5-acre property at 101 Carroll St. has entertained many dignitaries over the years, including President Harry S. Truman, President George H.W. Bush and legendary news anchor Edward R. Morrow. The centerpiece is a […]
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Ultimate Key West Home 3 Bedroom With Guest House $6M

This Key West home is among the most expensive homes for sale. This lush property in the historic district asking $6.25 million and comprised of four buildings totaling 3,440 square feet of living space. There’s a main house with three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a coral stone wall in the main living area, and Southeast Asian […]
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Islamorada Village Reviews La Jolla Resort Redevelopment

Requests for redevelopment and expansion of a longstanding resort are set to go before the Village Council on Thursday, Feb. 16. La Jolla Resort, represented by Island Construction Management owner Don Horton, will go before the governing board a second time with requests to redevelop and possibly expand on its Upper Matecumbe Key property through […]
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Florida Keys Homes – Dream Mansion With Sensational Grotto

Many Florida Keys homes are merely a place to return to after a day of fishing and diving. Not a show place to entertain. But there are homes built to impress and this bayside Plantation Key home will certainly impress with it’s fantastic views through all the glass, pool, waterfall, and something you would never […]
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Islamorada Home Once Owned by Ted Williams For Sale

The longtime home of baseball star Ted Williams on Upper Matecumbe Key in Islamorada is going on the market for $4.2 million. Williams bought the home in about 1960 so he could pursue sport fishing, and lived there for decades according to the book “Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero” by Leigh Montville. […]
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Islamorada Publix Project Under Final Review by Village

Following a lengthy legal battle, the Islamorada Publix has resubmitted plans for its proposed grocery store development on Upper Matecumbe Key. These include a demolition permit as well as a building permit for the mile marker 83.2 property. Village Planning Director Cheryl Cioffari said the documents are currently being reviewed by all departments. If submitted […]
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Florida Keys Tiny Homes: Can we do that here?

In the discussions about affordable housing in the Keys, the term Tiny Homes comes up over and over again. On the surface, the logic makes sense — one construction professional estimates a barebones tiny home (like the one described at left) would cost about $50,000. But the specifics of Keys building and codes, makes it […]
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Keys Palms RV Resort Key Largo Preps for Opening

The upscale recreational vehicle park Keys Palms RV Resort in Key Largo is now pointed toward an August opening, owner Raul Medina said. “We’re almost completely booked for the winter season and that’s not even having an online reservation system,” Medina told The Real Deal. The park had been slated for an opening in fall […]
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MMD Realty Presents an Exclusive Islamorada Property

MMD Realty will be presenting a rare opportunity to own eight acres of land in exclusive Islamorada Property along the Florida Keys listed for $15,000,000 at the upcoming Top Marques Monaco from April 14th through April 17th. These eight exclusive acres of prime Florida Keys land are perfect to develop a family compound. The parcel of land is […]
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Islamorada Parmelee Estate Sale Hinges on Zoning Changes

You may remember the post several months ago about this property being for sale. Rare Chance 40 Acre Parmelee Estate in Islamorada – $19M The roughly 40-acre Parmelee Key property, in the midst of a pending sale that hinges on its subsequent redevelopment into a high-end resort community, is awaiting the state’s OK of land-use and zoning […]
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Boutique Luxury Condo Planned in Islamorada Launches Sales

A 21-unit bayfront condominium in Islamorada has launched sales and plans to break ground on June 1.  Heaton Companies, which specializes in oceanfront residential projects, is developing Maison Residences in the Florida Keys. When it’s completed in mid 2017, the condominium will include 12 residences and the existing nine at Maison Matecumbe within the same property. The […]
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Carl Hiaasen Selling Waterfront Haven in Islamorada

Write yourself a fantasy in the author’s $3.4 million waterfront abode in Islamorada, FL. Filled with all the trappings of island life, the home is a sweet ode to the Florida Keys penned by the best-selling author Carl Hiaasen. Carl Hiaasen, a nearly lifelong Florida resident, began his writing career as an investigative reporter before turning to fiction. His novels […]
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Key Largo Resort Planned by Former Cheeca Lodge Owner

Cheeca Holdings, the Wyoming-based company that sold the luxurious Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada for $100 million in 2011, is planning an upscale boutique hotel/Key Largo Resort. “I plan to do the most high-end resort down there in the Keys,” company owner Jerry Johnson told The Real Deal. In an application received Feb. 2 by the […]
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Rare Chance 40 Acre Parmelee Estate in Islamorada – $19M

The Parmelee Estate invites celebrities, real estate developers and privacy-seekers who want to feel like they are on a private peninsula have the rare opportunity to own 40 acres in the upper Florida Keys just aching to become one mega-estate or 10 smaller parcels. AOL has learned exclusively that the Parmelee estate in Islamorada, Fla., […]
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Partial Solution to Unbuildable Lots: 1 Hotel Room for 3 Lots

Unbuildable Lots Resort developers could get approval for 300 new Florida Keys rooms in exchange for protecting (unbuildable lots)  sensitive lands, a state agency proposes. Staff with Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently outlined a proposed new rule as part of the agency’s Monroe County oversight under the state Area of Critical State Concern law. […]
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Days Inn in Islamorada Not Under Contract – Listed for $12.3M

  Days Inn and Suites Key in Islamorada The Days Inn and Suites Key in Islamorada is now on the market for $12.3 million, and is not under contract, The Real Deal has learned. Investor Robert Cvetkovski earlier this week told TRD that he had a contract to buy the property for $15 million, and expected […]
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