Tucked away on a charming, secluded lane, this lovingly restored cottage invites you to bike or walk to everything that makes Key West famous and still enjoy living awayfrom the hustle and bustle of Duval Street.The neighborhood has a cool, shady atmosphere, where dappled light shines through some of the loveliest remaining natural canopy in Old Town Key West.Natural light plays across the interior's historic Dade County pine walls and wood floors, while an updated kitchen and dining area provide convenient entertainingspace that flows easily through French Doors. The living room, also with French Doors, opens to the private pool, built in spill-over spa and a landscaped courtyard. Thedeck winds around the house to the back garden where there is additional dining space and a natural stone outdoor shower.A first-floor bedroom and en suite bath (with a claw-foot ''slipper tub'' make an ideal guest room, affording as much privacy as desired. There's easy access to the living areas of the home, plus the porch, pool and courtyards,without disturbing the hosts upstairs.The expansive upstairs master bedroom has a window seat, walk in closet and beautifully appointed en suite bathroom with handmade cabinets and shelves. Thesurfaces and tub surrounds are natural onyx, and the hardware is custom, from Sonoma Forge in northern California.A second upstairs room can be an office or 3rd bedroom. It has two closets, a sweet little nook for a desk or recliner. A third full bathroom with a roomy, tiledshower, is just a step into the hallway.The front porch is nicely shaded, perfect for relaxing in the cooling breeze and enjoying your favorite beverage. Mature landscape means you have as much or as littleinteraction with passersby as you choose.This gracious home provides it all: the casually elegant Key West lifestyle, a peaceful setting...and with the bonus of its own off street parking area!Located in the X flood zone.
Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Knight & Gardner Realty.