We are a 50-unit Oceanfront condominium with our own private beach, beautiful heated pool, tiki hut on the beach and Oceanfront deck that can be reserved for private parties. We also offer free wireless internet service throughout the complex. This is paradise found and it the Key Colony Condo that you are looking to rent.
Our unit is a two bedroom, two and one-half bath, washer/dryer, and private balcony with spiral staircases leading into the courtyard. We are within walking distance to restaurants, a golf course, bike rentals, tennis courts, and many charter boats. We are five miles from Marathon Airport and rental car agencies. We are 50 miles north of Key West and 110 miles south of Miami. There is great fishing, snorkeling and diving available ocean side in either the ocean or bay.
Key Colony Beach is located in the Heart of the Florida Keys at mile marker 53.5 on US Highway 1 which is known locally as the Overseas Highway. Driving south from Miami on US 1, the Keys begin about mile marker 106 in Key Largo and extend to mile marker 0 in Key West. The city, called the "Gem of the Florida Keys," is a on an island just south of the Overseas Highway connected via a causeway with a very small bridge.
Most residences are on canals with quick access to the Gulf or Atlantic Ocean or have ocean views which make the city ideal for fishing and boating activities. In addition to the residences, there are many businesses in the city, including restaurants, a charter fishing fleet, marina, boat rentals, clothing store, hair salon, dive and tackle shop, liquor store, gas station, convenience store, hotels, real estate offices and a 9-hole par-3 golf course.
There are just over 800 residents of Key Colony Beach, but the population peaks to about 4,000 in mid-winter. The city was founded in the early fifties by developer Phil Sadowski and was incorporated in September 1957. The city is situated on 286 acres and contains approximately 1,400 units of housing. Many property owners make their homes available to visitors for rent on a monthly or weekly basis. Our upscale quiet tropical island atmosphere draws people from all over the world.
Key Colony Beach is governed by five city commissioners elected for two-year, staggered terms. City elections are non-partisan and are held each year on the 2nd Tuesday in March. Thirteen employees assist the city commission including a staff of four in the city clerk's office, a six-member police department, and a staff of three in the building/public works department. Traditionally, the Mayor also serves as City Administrator, supervising staff and ongoing activities on a day-to-day basis.