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Tranquil and Tropical with Captivating Views

joe/amy luccaro

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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Tranquil and Tropical with Captivating Views

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

Overview

Vacation Homes in Marco Island House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR, 2 BA, Sleeps 7.

Spectacular views along two converging canals out to open water, islands and mangroves. See bald eagles, pelicans and other tropical birds. Watch the yachts, dolphins and the occasional manatee. Fish from the dock along the 169 foot sea wall (fishing rods in the garage) . Direct boating access (no bridges) to the Gulf of Mexico, Naples and island exploring. Beautiful tropical landscaping creates a private setting. Pick your own limes for your Coronas and enjoy the Southwest Florida breeze. 2,000 sq. feet of interior living space on a 13,000 sq. foot private lot. Central a/c. White ceramic tile. New carpets in all bedrooms. Recent renovations and more to come. Glass sliders along the entire waterfront side of house leading to huge lanai and 16'x32' heated pool. New pool heater. Pebblecrete pool surface. New pool cage. Outside shower. Brand new boat dock and sun deck.

Neighborhood: Extremely peaceful and established neighborhood. All homes in the area are direct access waterfront. One street from the Marco River (east side of the island). There are existing homes on all lots, so there is no construction to disturb your tranquility. Most homes on the street are owner occupied.

Food Shopping or Restaurants: Publix Supermarket is 1.2 miles from house. Walgreens is 1.0 mile. Skip the food shopping and go out to eat at Mango's Dockside Grill, The Sunset Grill at the Apollo, The Italian Deli (for the best pizza). The Philly Grill, Verdi's, DaVinci's and Margarita's.

Kids, Mackle Park and Marco Library: access to sports and activities for kids and adults at Mackle Park. Activities at Mackle Park include playgrounds, tike water park, covered basketball court, bocci, shuffle board, tether ball and indoor billiards and ping pong. Marco Library has wonderful children's section including movies/DVDs and free internet access.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
joe/amy luccaro (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 3, 2015

About joe/amy luccaro

Joe has been in the hospitality industry most of his adult life. Amy is a retired art teacher. They have owned HollyHedge a circa 1760 bed and breakfast for the past 20 years. The estate hosts travelers and weddings throughout the year.

joe/amy luccaro purchased this house in 2011

Why joe/amy luccaro chose Vacation Homes in Marco Island

After vacationing for several years in Marco, we finally bought a home of our own. And we love it! We had looked at many homes in Marco. The minute we walked into the house and saw the view, we knew we had found our get away home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

" Our stay in Marco was wonderful- we enjoyed our vacation as much as we could. And your house was just perfect for our big family. Many thanks for everything!
Dec 2011
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Tranquil and Tropical with Captivating Views
average rating of 4.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Simply Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My family spent the week of December 27th at this wonderful home. The place far surpassed our expectations. Its location was tucked at the end of a cul-de-sac overlooking the river, far removed from the hustle and bustle of Marco during one of the busiest weeks of the year. The spacious, immaculate home had amenities for play such as kayaks, bikes, basketball pool hoop, board games, as well comfy lounge chairs for just lulling the hours away poolside/dockside. It was the perfect welcome to the New Year.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Meadowlark home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, well kept home on the water. Our family spent Christmas here and had an absolutely perfect vacation together. The owner is fantastic to work with, hope to stay here again soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
Sussex, UK
5

Absolutely Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at this Villa, and I dont think we would look anywhere else if we were staying on Marco. The Villa has the most perfect location, sitting on the dock looking out to the river with a glass of wine in your hand - perfect.

The villa has been updated since we first used it back in 2011 under new owners, and it looks great. It was spotlessly clean and had everything we could possible need.

On our very first day in the villa we had 4 manatee swim by the dock, also a couple of dolphins and several rays.

My son spent many an hour fishing off the dock - not much luck - but he still enjoyed it. He and my husband took advantage of the bikes in the garage and cycled round the island, which they enjoyed.

The owners were helpful prior to our holiday, and our deposit was returned very speedily at the end of it. What more could we ask for.

I hope we shall return to Marco Island in the future, and if so we will certainly be re-booking this villa. Its a little piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
3

I love Marco!

  • 3 of 5

I have rented this house for close to a decade and love the location. 361 Meadowlark allows for very quick access to the open waters which, if you are a boater, alleviates long idle zones typical with many interior homes. I am a boater, I love the dock, the boat lift and the newly operational dock hydro, and boat wash capabilities. There are many more expensive rentals on the island and I expect they would come with better house features but I go to Florida to be outside and you cannot beat the location of this house.

The house is located on a very quiet cul de sack which is very safe for our two small people. The neighbours are pleasant and helpful and with new owners this year, some much needed changes were made.

Although we found the en-suite bed too hard, other house additions were welcome... new furniture, new appliances and new air conditioning. We look forward to returning and seeing continued improvements to a wonderful place. Changes made to date bring a fresh new look to the house and many nice touches were made.

Marco itself is a dream and I would love to move there!! It is safe, quiet (in the summer) and the fishing is fantastic. There are many things to do in the area and it truly is the gateway to the everglades. Five star amenities exist around the corner and in a short drive you can be in the heart of the everglades, away from everyone and everything... except mosquitos!

I cannot wait to get back and am already planning to do so!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
5

What a view from every angle

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with another couple where so pleased when we pulled up to this beautiful home on Marco Island. As we walked through the home it was just a pleasure to see the views looking through all the sliding glass doors out to the water. From sitting at the outside table, lounging in the pool, sitting on the dock to cooking on the BBQ grill, you have a beautiful view from every angle. The homes interior is just as beautiful and well maintained. The home also came with fishing equipment, bicycles, kyaks, and so much more. It was a pleasure to work with the homeowners, Amy & Joe, they answered every question we had and promtly as well. What a fantastic place to vacation!!! We are already talking about next years vacation on Meadowlark Court Marco Island.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for the lovely review!
5

A Perfect House

  • 5 of 5

The pictures and info on the house do not do it justice. From the moment we walked in the door we were in love with the house. The view is to die for. The house was immaculate and everything ran smoothly. The pool was the perfect temperature and clean as a whistle. The outdoor shower was wonderful. A little bar of soap and shampoo and after a lengthy swim I was quite refreshed. We never touched the air conditioning as it was a perfect temperature when we got to the house. We ate every meal out on the lanai at the big table that is there. There were more chairs in the garage if we needed them. We were all able to find shade on the lanai if we wanted it or bask in the sun on one of the lounge chairs that were out there. The house had anything you could want from bicycles, kayaks (were we never got to use unfortunately), beach chairs and umbrellas, right down to coolers if you needed one. The bedrooms were quite comfortable as we had guests part of our trip. I just can't say enough about the house and we certainly hope we will be able to rent the house again.

Four adults went to the Shy Wolf Sanctuary in Naples one morning. You do need a reservation for visiting and I do think kids would find this a great place to go and meet wolves, cougars, prairie dogs, and guinea pigs. TheFakahatchee Strand Preserve is also another place to see alligators, birds, snakes, etc. Pelican Bend on the Isle of Capri is outside dining for lunch and very very good. Mango's on the Esplanade is very good for breakfast.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for the lovely, honest review. You are welcome back to our house anytime.

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Fort Myers (RSW)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Mango's
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
DaVinci's, Sunset Grille(Apollo Hotel)
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Tigertail or South Beach
Car: necessary

World class golf. Boating for full or half day rentals or charters at Rose Marina. Shopping in Marco or Naples (half hour north). Dining at great local restaurants featuring the best in seafood, upscale, Italian, pub style or German cuisine. Day cruises from Marco to Key West. Fifty minute drive to Fort Myers and SW Regional International Airport. Easy drive to Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Two hours to Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Two hours to Key Largo for unbelievable reef snorkeling. Less than three hours to Tampa. Three and one half hours to Disney.

Other Activities: boating, shopping, Everglades exploring, kayaking, bird watching, golf

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Rates & Availability

From $1,500 Per week

Vacation Homes in Marco Island House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Apr 18 2015 - Jun 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Fall
Oct 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $150
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Summer $1200.00 per week
Fall $1500.00 per week
Winter $2500.00 per week
Spring $1500.00 per week
$500.00 deposit fee at signing of contract.
%50 of rent due within 30 days of contract signing.
Balance of rent due within 90 days prior to first day of rental.
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Amenities

Vacation Homes in Marco Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , Master
    Guest - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest
    Pool - outdoor shower , Outside shower
  • Master bath has his and hers walk in closets, double basins and shower. Guest bath has tub with shower. Pool area has enclosed outside shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Guest 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Guest 2 - 1 queen
    Family room - Family room
  • Master has one king bed. Guest 1 has two twin beds. Guest 2 queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 11 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 king, 1 queen 2 twins. Newly painted exterior and interior. Mature landscaping .New furniture. New heavy duty clothes washer. Clothes dryer. Outside shower. Huge lighted dock. Boat lift. New pool heater. Pebblecrete pool surface. New televisions with cable, VCR and DVD in family room and master bedroom. Television with cable and VCR in one guest room. Two car garage. Extremely quiet neighborhood. House on cul-de-sac. Bicycles and kayaks.

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