The Osprey Nest (MM 82.3) is a private condo residence which is wonderfully maintained. It is operated under FL DBPR license # MOT 5403060 and is inspected annually. This Non-Smoking home is professionally cleaned prior to your arrival. The sleeping accommodations are in queen beds. The second sleeping area is a Murphy bed in an alcove off the living area. All appliances are relatively new and in excellent condition. The air conditioning system is a 'split' system and is very quiet (like central air/condx). The floors are all porcelain tiled. The home is light, bright, and airy. Free secured private WIFI for guests use.
In addition to the actual residence, there is a large deck terrace ( approx. 1200 square feet) adjacent to the master suite with patio furnishings and a gas grill for your private use. There are super views from this deck. In addition to the home you have the use of the boat basin and jetty. You are allowed to dock one boat up to 26 feet in length. There is water and electricity to the tie-ups.
It is private and secluded with private homes on either side of the property. The actual location is close to both the ocean as well as back-country fishing.
Don't miss checking the Osprey Nest website and the Virtual tour, linked below.
Excellent snorkeling and swimming from the jetty. Sunsets are spectacular. Good fishing from the jetty.
Why Kids Love It
They love viewing all the wild life in the water at night. Bring a flash light.
Islamorada is well known as the heart of the sport fishing in the Keys. The Village of Islamorada is composed of 5 separate Islands all with their own atmosphere. Founder's Park (MM87) on PLantation Key is special . The Osprey Nest is located on Upper Matecumbe Key which is the Crown Jewel of them all.
Attractions Within Walking Distance
The Lorelei bar and grill (MM81.2) is quite a place. They also call it "City Hall" as all the locals hang out here. They often have live music and are located outside right on/in the water.
Favorite Places To Eat
Lazy Days (MM 79.8). Try the Hog Fish!
Marker 88 (MM88)
Mangrove Mike's(MM82) (Breakfast & Lunch)
The Hungry Tarpon (MM77.5) (Breakfast & Lunch)
Pierre's (MM81.5) (high end)
The Green Turtle(81.2)
Lorelei Bar & Grill(MM81.2) (Favorite watering hole)
City Hall Restaurant (MM88.5) near the Monroe County offices on Plantation Key is a small boutique dining establishment . They have very well prepared, moderately priced entrees all served by the owners.
Sunrise Market (MM91.8) in Tavernier (Ocean Side) is a small Cuban specialty market. They have very good rotisserie chicken, fresh baked Cuban bread, and many side dishes. I had them do a Turkey for me once....a real treat!
Moose Lodge of Islamorada (MM81.5) is available to members. They have low priced drinks, food and conversation with locals