The Florida Keys is actually 113 miles long, categorized in 3 areas – The Upper Keys, mainly Islamorada, Tavernier and Key Largo; The Middle Keys, mainly Marathon, Long Key, Duck Key and Grassy Key; The Lower Keys is considered anything south of Marathon. We are categorizing the Lower Keys as: Stock Island, Boca Chica, Rockland Key, Big Coppitt, Shark Key, Geiger Key, Saddlebunch Key, Sugarloaf Key, Summerland Key, Cudjoe Key, Little Torch Key, Middle Torch Key, Big Torch Key, Ramrod Key, Big Pine Key and No Name Key. What do all of these Keys have in common? Island living!
The tranquil natural beauty, the breath-taking sunrises, and sunsets, the pristine sand-bars that are located just minutes from these Keys and the proximity to world-class fishing both off-shore and in the backcountry make these Keys the hidden gems of the Florida Keys. In addition to all of these perks, you are only 30 minutes, at the most, from cosmopolitan Key West. In essence, you have the best of both worlds . . . privacy surrounded by nature and a short commute when you need a bit of “the real world”. Home prices range from the low $400’s to . For buyers who are looking for a home with more land than what their dollar can buy in Key West, the Lower Keys is a realistic option. Be sure to check out Derek's favorite restaurant in all of the Keys, at Mile Marker 22.5.