The Tingler House Reviews

Loved It All – Can’t Wait to Go Back!

We stayed in the Big Marathon house in the middle of June 2019. It was exactly as described and Bill and Monique were extremely hospitable, helpful and such a pleasure to talk to. I would absolutely recommend their rentals to… Read more “Loved It All – Can’t Wait to Go Back!”

Sherrie Costa

Great house Quiet street

This house was a pleasure to stay at. Privacy with all bedrooms on one end of the house or the other. Private guest quarter fully equipped. Lovely pool with very nicely done landscaping. No neighbors to one side on a… Read more “Great house Quiet street”

kevin mcwhorter
january 2019

The perfect vacation home

This house has it all! Pool, hot tub, outdoor kitchen, perfectly stocked kitchen, outdoor bathroom, dock, pool table, abundance of pool lounge chairs, in law suite, beach towels, TVs, large rooms, decks and on and on. We marveled at the… Read more “The perfect vacation home”

Meg S

Fantastic rental

Without question this was the best rental ever. This home is not only beautifully appointed, highly functional, but fully equipped down to the dual icemakers! My family enjoyed every moment. If we weren’t around the kitchen or dining room table,… Read more “Fantastic rental”

Karen Opalek
Dec. 15-22, 2019


When searching for a place in the Keys to celebrate my big 5-0, there were many to pick from. I actually had another home booked until I came across this one. There were 10 adults and the house had more… Read more “Fabulous!!!”

Beth L.
9/1/18 - 9/8/18

Excellent Vacation! Even Better House!!

My family of 11 stayed in this house August 2-9, 2014, We were lucky enough to be the first to stay since the owner renovated the entire house! We cannot say enough about how amazing this rental was. We have… Read more “Excellent Vacation! Even Better House!!”

Devin S.Saint Augustine, FL
Stayed Aug 2014


Our family and our friends family have been vacationing in the Keys for the last 4 years. I can say we finally found our home away from home. The house was immaculant inside and out. There was plenty of room… Read more “BEST VACATION HOME EVER!!!”

Denise S.
Stayed Nov 2014


Walk in the front door and you can’t help but exclaim, “WOW!” A beautifully furnished kitchen and living space welcomes you to a week in the Keys paradise! Step out the patio door and find the living space continues with… Read more “IT’S A “WOW” RENTAL!!!!”

Ruth L.
Stayed Dec 2014

The Perfect Key’s House

I just wanted to tell anyone interested that the house was absolutley amazing, honestly the pictures don’t do it justice. My family and friends had such a great trip, and most of it had to do with the house. The… Read more “The Perfect Key’s House”

Stayed Aug 2014

Tropical Oasis

This is my second rental from Bill his properties are phenomenal. The Key Marathon home is ideal for large family and friends looking to enjoy paradise. The outdoor living space is a beautiful, love the outdoor cooker and the tropical… Read more “Tropical Oasis”

bill p.
Stayed Jan 2015

Wonderful home

We had a wonderful week. The house & cottage are beautiful and had everything we needed. The grounds and pool are gorgeous and very relaxing. Perfect location, close to stores, restaurants, bars and beach, but so private. We definitely would… Read more “Wonderful home”

Kim W.
Stayed Jan 2015

Tropical Paradise

This is a wonderful vacation home. The house is so big and spread out there is plenty of room for everyone. We had great weather and spent the whole week in the back yard. The pool was amazing, the outdoor… Read more “Tropical Paradise”

Christine P.
Stayed Jan 2015

Absolutely Perfect

Well Bill, we were at your Marathon home with Chris, Bill and another couple (who also wrote the review below). Your home is perfect! Loved all the outdoor seating areas, the pool, the iguanas, the kayaks and the group we… Read more “Absolutely Perfect”

Elizabeth H.
Stayed Jan 2015

Great to work with…even when we had to cancel!!

Although we had to cancel our week at this awesome place I had to share how great it was to work with Bill. He was very responsive to the numerous emails I had with questions prior to booking his house… Read more “Great to work with…even when we had to cancel!!”

Sarah S.
Stayed Feb 2015

Truly a home away from home!

Our family spent a week escaping Illinois’s brutal winter weather at Bill’s open, spacious, clean, and well-furnished home. We have vacationed in the Key Largo area for many years. This was our first time in Marathon and this home well… Read more “Truly a home away from home!”

Colleen J.
Stayed Feb 2015

Wonderful home!

This was a great home for two families to spend a vacation. The main home is spacious and well equipped for meals. And the separate in-law house allowed a place for the kids to spend some time “on their own”… Read more “Wonderful home!”

Julia S.
Stayed Mar 2015

Wonderful Holiday in Marathon

This home is one of the few places that I have rented that turned out to be even better than the description on the website. We traveled a long way from South Africa to Florida for a holiday with family… Read more “Wonderful Holiday in Marathon”

Colin J.
Stayed Apr 2015

Fabulous vacation

My family and friends were very sad to leave Bill’s beautiful home. The house and cottage are beautifully decorated and comfortable. Everything that we needed was at our fingertips. The Tiki Hut and pool area became our favorite places. The… Read more “Fabulous vacation”

Faith B.
Stayed May 2015

Wonderful Home

Bill has a wonderful home in Marathon that we highly recommend. The home is very nice, roomy and the pool and back yard are a great place to hang out and relax. Bill is very attentive to your needs and… Read more “Wonderful Home”

Beau L.Columbia, SC
Stayed May 2015

Best trip so far!

We have vacationed in the keys for several years now and this house has by far been our favourite. There was plenty of room for everyone in our party that included grandparent and my two siblings and their families! The… Read more “Best trip so far!”

Melissa S.
Stayed Jan 2015

Amazing Vaca!

Our family of 6 including my parents stayed here the first week of June 2015. The layout was perfect! It was so nice to have the separate spaces for each family! The houses had everything we needed- from towels to… Read more “Amazing Vaca!”

Stacy R.
Stayed May 2015

Absolutely AMAZING

Bill has such a fabulous home in Marathon! House and guest house have everything you could want or need including an outdoor kitchen (which we used constantly!) right next to the HUGE pool! The pool even had a sunning ledge… Read more “Absolutely AMAZING”

Heather B.
Stayed Jul 2015

Perfect vacation at excellent location

Just returned home from an incredible vacation to the Keys. We traveled with 4 couples and was specifically looking four bedrooms and baths with queen or larger beds. Very few houses in the keys met this need and we were… Read more “Perfect vacation at excellent location”

Lee S.Tuscaloosa
Stayed Oct 2015

Summer Rental 2017

Thank you Bill and Monique for use of your beautiful home away from home. We have never enjoyed the Keys so much. This trip was the first Keys trip to include our 4 adult children and we could not have… Read more “Summer Rental 2017”

Tim S.
Stayed Aug 2017

Great time, wonderful location

Visited the Keys the second week of December and stayed at this wonderful property. Eight adults fit easily and comfortably. The house was very clean and appeared exactly as advertised. Nice and roomy both inside and out. Loved the pool… Read more “Great time, wonderful location”

Jim G.

Wonderful Family Vacation

We vacationed with our family of 10 adults and 2 children and there was plenty of room. Great location on Marathon Key. The house, pool and grounds are amazing. We loved using the 2 kayaks to explore the canals and… Read more “Wonderful Family Vacation”

Joe W.

Bruce and Cathy


Our family completely enjoyed our week in this location. The house was great! It was very large so we had plenty of room for everyone. We loved having the heated pool and the whole family made maximum use of it.… Read more “Bruce and Cathy”

Great time together in the sun

What a great house for our family to gather for Christmas and to help celebrate my retirement! the layout both inside and outside the house was fantastic, the beach close by, the grandkids lived in the pool, and the manatee… Read more “Great time together in the sun”

One of our favorites!


Our family just returned from a week at Bill’s property on Tingler Lane. Everything was as described but even better. Even though the house is older, it is in great shape with many updates. Our group of 8 had plenty… Read more “One of our favorites!”

April 2016 Stay

Perfect fishing buddy getaway place. Quickest run to the Hump of anywhere on Marathon, and very close to Publix Market and the liquor store. Easy run around the corner through beautiful mangrove channels to 7 mile bridge. Super private, quiet,… Read more “April 2016 Stay”

Family Vacation 2016

My family ranked this vacation as one of our favorites. This spectacular home and setup gave the teenage kids their own house and the adults their own area to enjoy. The outdoor area was our hot spot. We absolutely loved… Read more “Family Vacation 2016”

Our Third Visit

This is our third year in a row renting this beautiful home. In the past year the owners have installed all new doors and windows, a new ac unit and redid both master bathrooms. They also included 2 new paddle… Read more “Our Third Visit”

Family Fishing Fun

We had an amazing extended family vacation. The house is very spacious and the separate guest house allowed more privacy. Outdoor area is the best part. Lovely pool, plenty chairs, comfortable chaise lounges and a large dining table under tiki… Read more “Family Fishing Fun”

Our forever summer vacation rental house


First of all, I wished we could own this beautiful beach vacation home!!!! It was exactly as described, fully stocked and the pictures do not do justice for the feel of the “openess” for the inside of this home or… Read more “Our forever summer vacation rental house”

Highly Recommended

Thank you Bill for allowing us to stay in your Marathon Key location! The house is gorgeous and in a great location for water, beach, and shopping access. This location is minutes away from two big grocery stores (Publix and… Read more “Highly Recommended”

Awesome property and location!

House and cottage was perfect for our extended family. Teenagers had their own space in the cottage and loved it as did rest of family. House and grounds are maintained in impeccable condition and owner is extremely responsive and available… Read more “Awesome property and location!”