Cove Communities Acquires Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge

Cove Communities, announced the acquisition of an iconic RV resort in the Florida Keys, Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge (BPKFL).  Located on ten pristine acres between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, the resort was founded in 1959 and owned and operated by the Gladwell family since 1972.  Cove is the fourth owner of this unique property which offers … Read more

Islamorada UFO House Demolished – History

It’s fitting that a family passionate about aviation would live in a house that looked to many so much like a spaceship. Most people living in the Upper Keys have seen the house in the Venetian Shores subdivision on Plantation Key known locally as the UFO house. But not many remember who lived there, why it … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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., … Read more

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. … Read more

Fish Camp – Dream Home Listed for $12.9M in Marathon

The most stunning feature of this charming 11,674-square-foot estate in Marathon that just hit the market is out back, where you’ll find the pool of all pools, outfitted with a waterfall, bridge, wet bar and jacuzzi. Located in the Heart of the Florida Keys, the property known as “Fish Camp” is Marathon’s priciest home on … Read more