waterfront: A Direct Result of My Radio Show! Key Largo Sale - Wtrfrnt Home: $725K - 03/26/19 07:36 AM
You know what's Cool?
Being able to assist really fun, cool, clients turn their Island Dreams into their new Tropical Reality. Yes, yes I know, you've heard me say or post that tag line before. But it's true!!   Home ownership for most people in the Fabulous Florida Keys is a Dream, not a necessity. It's bucket list material.  Something you one day hope to achieve. So you toil, and save, and work for that goal.   And that's where your humble Conchquistador comes in. I'm here to help you find your new toy! Your piece of our Paradise, your very own slice of … (0 comments)

waterfront: Hide Your Honey Hole!! It's the 2014 Mini-Lobster Season! They're Out There and They Are BIG! - 07/30/14 05:41 AM
Tickle Stick...Check...Net ...Check...Gloves ...Check ....Secret GPS Lobster Spots (AKA Honeyholes) Check!
OK! It's time for Mini-Lobster Season!!!  Get The Butter!
 
So come on down, know the rules, grab some bugs (local slang for Lobster), grab a beer, and then call me to grab a slice of paradise.
 
Oh yeah and since you read this far, I am going to share with you, my faithful reader, one of my favorite spots! Trust me this is a Major Gift, as Spots are super secret!!! But hey...I am a benevolent Conchquistador.
Try Hog Rocks off Key Largo GPS  N24 59.550 W80 27.440.  … (3 comments)

waterfront: Florida Keys Profanity-Yep...It's That Time of Year! - 06/02/14 03:07 AM
Forget George Carlin's 7 dirty words. Forget the F, S, C, P, D, and just about any other A thru Z words....When it comes to June 1st in the Florida Keys, one word is MOST Profane!!!! Wash your mouth out with bad Zest Profane..and that is The H-Word....Hurricane.
 
All joking aside, Hurricanes have had an indelible effect on the Florida Keys. One visit to the lovely, yet somber Hurricane Memorial in Islamorada, quickly paints the image of the power and destructive capability these massive weather phenomena posses.
 
Who can deny the impact the 1935 Storm had. It virtually and … (1 comments)

waterfront: Tow Boat US and/or Sea Tow Memberships... Don't Leave Port Without Them!! - 06/02/14 03:04 AM
It's a Big Sea out there.   Sometimes it's Benevolent, and Majestic, and simply Wonderful.  And Sometimes.... Sometimes,  it'll make you It's Bitch.
 
For a yearly membership fee, you buy peace of mind and a WHOLE lot of Savings.
 
Case in point...
I have a membership with Tow Boat US, not that Sea Tow is no better or worse, just my membership has always been with Tow Boat.  Well yesterday, before I was about to go out collecting my crab traps for the end of Stone Crab season, I realized that my membership had expired.  I immediately went at … (0 comments)

waterfront: City Council Approves $77M for 100 yr old 7-Mile Bridge In Fla Keys - 03/14/14 02:19 AM
The 7-Mile Bridge.
The stuff of legend.  An Engineering marvel.
Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Lives were all lost to mete out the ability to cross the multi-hued waters of Moser Channel
But what an AMAZING creation!
She's taken a beating, the Original has.  And now, the sensible powers that be, have earmarked funds for maintenance of this Local, National, and International Treasure.
Check out the Article published in KeysNews.com
"City council approves $77M for 7-Mile bridge
BY TIMOTHY O'HARA Citizen Staff
tohara@keysnews.com
Florida Keys local governments have begun to give their formal blessings to a funding plan to renovate the

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waterfront: Important Info Regarding Florida Keys Seller Referrals. Quick Video from Mykael Marinelli - 01/24/14 08:37 AM


Hi There!
Please see the video that I Put together for you regarding our Market here in The Florida Keys, and fantastic referral opportunities!
Buyers are looking for quality properties and we need more inventory! If You know someone with a property down here, please send them my way!
It may be the best opportunity that they have had in years to capitalize on their property!

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waterfront: $423,000 Just Sold In Buttonwood Bay Key Largo. I Sold This In Just 19 Days!! Check out the video! - 01/17/14 07:44 AM
Ahhh Buttonwood Bay.
Tucked behind it's Guard Gated Entry sits a Florida Keys Community that is an Oasis and Lifestyle in and of itself..
I was recently privileged to once again  have another transaction in this laid back Keys-z destination.
Located Bayside, at Mile Marker 96 in Key Largo, Buttonwood Bay is a  mix of waterfront townhomes and Condominiums.  Buttonwood Bay, is loaded with amenities including
Multiple Pools, a Clubhouse, 5 Tennis Courts, Fitness Center, Boat Ramp, Multiple Fish Cleaning Stations, Sandy Beach, and even a Marina Store with Bait and Fuel!!
Lay out on the Beach with a nice cold … (0 comments)

waterfront: Video of Fantastic Florida Keys Properties On Today's Caravan! From Oceanfront Estates to Waterfront Condos. Something for Everyone! - 01/15/14 05:39 AM

Some really nice properties on today's caravan for our firms, American Caribbean Real Estate and Marr Properties.
From spectacular Oceanfront Estates to lovely Waterfront Condos, something for Everyone and every budget.
The timing is excellent to find your own tropical oasis in the Fabulous Florida Keys.
For more info Contact me today!!
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waterfront: Starfish House in Bonefish Bay. Exquisite Islamorada Living!! $2,499,000. The Conchquistador Deal of the Day 1.14.2014 - 01/14/14 04:17 AM
Ahhhh Islamorada.
To yours truly, the absolute ESSENCE of the Florida Keys.  Style, Grace, Undeniably physical beauty (hmmm kinda sounds like Mrs. Conchquistador),  Islamorada, the Purple Isles, beckons with the crossing of each bridge, with each glimpse of it's azure, and turquoise waters.  The smell of the air is different than in any other place in the Keys.  A mix of just enough fresh water that seeps in from the Bay combined with the salinity of the majestic Ocean.  A breeze not too salty, yet fresh with the fragrance of the wild Everglades that you don't get has you go further … (1 comments)

waterfront: View My Quick Keys Video! This is the Year of Video for me. - 01/10/14 02:40 AM
This year, I plan to incorporate a good deal more Video into my Blogging experience.
Here is a quick one that I put together yesterday that has some really fantastic Aerials of Communities in the Florida Keys.

Look forward to seeing more video from The Florida Keys Real Estate Conchquistador in 2014!
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waterfront: What Does $16M get you in Islamorada??? Have You Been Naughty or Nice? - 12/20/13 01:43 AM
OK Santa, or Chanukah Harry, (or ...hmmm who is Kwanza's Figurehead?)  I know what you can gift me this Holiday Season.  It's Big , It's BEAUTIFUL, it's in Islamorada, it's only $16M, and it's AWESOME!
 
One of the Florida Keys most idyllic Estates has now become available for Purchase.
 
Palm Harbor
 
Almost 6 1/2 acres of gorgeous Islamorada waterfront serenity. It truly is Island Living at its finest.  Although
 it was built in 1996, it retains the feel of Florid Keys Vernacular architecture, yet appointed with current designer finishes, decor, and amenities, 6 Bedrooms / 7.1 Baths … (1 comments)

waterfront: $1,100,000 Price Reduction on "Ocean's Edge" Waterfront Estate. Grab A Slice of Islamorada, Others Only Dream About! Opportunity Is BANGING On The Door!! - 11/22/13 03:12 AM
I have just taken a price reduction of $1,100,000 on this almost 2 Acre Oceanfront Islamorada Estate!
Grab a Slice of Islamorada others only Dream about!!
Opportunity is BANGING on the door!!
 
There comes a point in Life, when one seeks the Pinnacle of location.
 

In the heart of Islamorada’s “Millionaire’s Row", lies an Oceanfront Oasis like no other, "OCEAN’S EDGE".  
 
The perfect opportunity, the ideal canvas, to create and develop your own exquisite custom Keys retreat with limitless ocean vistas. 
 
Features include immense and rare custom boat basin with it’s own deep channel access, … (1 comments)

waterfront: It's Islamorada After Hours...And We're Hosting! A Beautiful Evening, Awesome Waterfront Location, and Mouth Watering Fare! - 11/19/13 04:40 AM
American Caribbean Real Estate is extraordinarily proud to be hosting this month's Islamorada After Hours event for the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce.
Join us Tuesday at our gorgeous waterfront development, " Pearl Ocean", on Upper Matecumbe Key.
Mouth watering fare will be provided by our co-Host, Chef Michael.
Please join us for an evening to remember!.

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waterfront: Upper FL Keys Fishing Report for November 18. "Get Out on the Water...Go Fish!!" - 11/17/13 11:37 PM
Get Captain Matt Bellinger's Upper Keys Fishing Report for the Eighteenth Day of November.
 
Get Today's Report  Here
 
Today, talking about Redfish,  Sailfish, and a really hot Reef Bite, all in MUCH better conditions than we had last week.
 
As Captain Matt says:
"Get Out on the Water...Go Fish!!"
 
Put the experience and expertise of The Conchquistador to work for you! For more information on the outstanding real estate opportunities that exist in the Keys, call me at 305.439.7730 or email me at DropAnchor@TheRealEstateConch.com.
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waterfront: Learn More about Key Largo. Our Slice of Paradise! - 11/11/13 10:08 PM
This Page Focuses on Key Largo Real Estate
 
Key Largo.... Gateway to the Keys Island Chain.  As you crest Jewfish Creek Bridge heading South on the Overseas Highway, roll down your windows and breath in that glorious island air!  65 feet above the water you can survey Key Largo, in all its splendor.  To the South, within view, are the neighborhoods of Sexton Cove and Stillwright Point, and even The Caribbean Club, where the famous Bogart Movie "Key Largo" was fillmed, fronting picturesque Blackwater Sound.  Key Largo is the longest of the Keys, at 27 miles long with tony, Ocean Reef Club to the North … (1 comments)

waterfront: As Per Request, Pet Friendly Establishments in The Florida Keys. Waiter, Can I Get A Bone?? - 11/05/13 12:10 AM
It's funny,
Your Conchquistdor is now taking Blog requests!!
 
I recently posted in Facebook, that I was enjoying breakfast at Robbie's in Islamorada with my faithful canine, Donatello in tow, and that we were lucky to have so many Pet-Friendly eateries here in the Keys.
This prompted one of my loyal readers to remark that I should do a Blog post with locations of others.
Great Idea!!!
And Here you go:
 
Keys People love their pets....and they REALLY LOVE their Dogs.  The Florida Keys, in my humble opinion, are the most accepting and in many cases, most welcoming of … (0 comments)

waterfront: "OCEAN'S EDGE", My Newest Listing. Grab A Slice of Islamorada That Others Only Dream About! $4.3M - 11/05/13 12:01 AM
There comes a point in Life, when one seeks the Pinnacle of location.

In the heart of Islamorada’s “Millionaire’s Row", lies an Oceanfront Oasis like no other, "OCEAN’S EDGE".  
 
The perfect opportunity, the ideal canvas to create and develop your own exquisite custom Keys retreat with limitless ocean vistas. 
 
Features include immense and rare custom boat basin with it’s own deep channel access, exceptional dockage for a variety of vessels, ramp, existing CBS Home and huge solid CBS storage out building. Perfect for storage of watercraft and other toys.
 

The custom built resort quality Tiki is … (0 comments)

waterfront: Numbers, Numbers, Get Yer Florida Keys Real Estate Stats Here! - 09/13/13 07:07 AM
Sounds like I'm hawking sodas and dogs at the ballpark.
Numbers, Numbers, Get Yer Florida Keys Real Estate Stats Here!
Though I don't sell Red Hots, I Do sell Red Hot real Estate!! 
Yes, yes, I know. That one was Really bad, but hey it's 4 pm on Friday, and I'm itching for a Conch Colada to start the Weekend off right.
 
(BTW, Conch Colada.... My own recipe and creation is 1.5 oz of  Bacardi  Pineapple Fusion, Pineapple
Juice, and Sweet and Sour or Margarita Mix.  Shake vigorously with ice and strain over fresh ice or serve up.  Goes exceptionally … (2 comments)

waterfront: Land...The Essence of It All. Exceptional Opportunity: Waterfront Lot in Venetian Shores, Islamorada, The Florida Keys! - 09/12/13 01:28 AM
Land....The Essence of it all.
Coral, Limestone, Sand, Oolite...The Foundation.
Really, that is what Real Estate simply is here in the Keys.
Now, the MAGIC happens when you situate that Essence in the Ideal location, add a nice canal and you have the foundation to create and construct your very own tropical oasis here in the idyllic Islamorada location of Venetian Shores in the Florida Keys.
 
Take a look at a truly special opportunity that I have listed with my colleague, Nancy Brown.
It IS that Essence and it IS located in that Ideal Location and it COULD become that … (0 comments)

waterfront: Sold in 2005 for $1.250,000, now Closed at $825,000. Tropical Living in The Florida Keys!! The Conchquistador Deal of The Day 5/5/2012 - 05/06/12 12:15 AM
74862 Overseas Highway, Islamorada  
As is commonly said, "A Bad day in The Keys beats a Good Day just about any place else."
 
And you can just Image how great a Great Day is!!
Wow, Yesterday was a Chamber of Commerce day for sure, and I can say that being a member of the Chamber!
 
Beautiful Skies, light breeze, easy seas....our American Paradise, our American Caribbean. 
 
With this the first weekend of Grouper season and with a Corona in hand ( I had to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! ), we were on our boat the Conch-Keys-Tador, hunting my … (1 comments)

 
Mykael Marinelli,  The Florida Keys Real Estate Conchquistador (American Caribbean / Christie's International Real Estate)

Mykael Marinelli

The Florida Keys Real Estate Conchquistador

Key Largo, FL

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American Caribbean / Christie's International Real Estate

Address: 81800 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Fl, 33036

Office: (305) 664-4966

Mobile: (305) 439-7730

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My Blogs are geared primarily to the History, Happenings, Lifestyles and Real Estate of the Florida Keys. As a native South Floridian with family ties to the Keys that stretch back to the 50's, I look forward to sharing my unique perspective on the Jewels of Florida, America's Caribbean...the fabulous Florida Keys.


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