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Summer Specials: Best Pool, Views, Location & Layout, Free WiFi & National Calls

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms (2 King Suites), 4 Baths, Southern Exposure, Heated Oversized Pool

You asked & we listened. We've added:

- TWO KING BEDROOM SUITES

- a HUGE 1,000 square foot pool sun deck to maximize the sun to compliment the 20 x 40 ft oversized pool

- New Bathroom Renovations

- a 50' flat screen TV, and

- Free Wireless Internet.

You’re coming to Marco Island for the sunshine. Make sure you can enjoy it!

When you’re contemplating which property to rent on Marco, pay close attention to the pool area. Is the pool large enough for your group to enjoy? Does the pool get sunshine throughout the day? Are there sufficient lounge chairs and multiple seating areas outdoors for everyone? Is there room to move furniture around to catch the sun? Given that most people come to Marco for the sunshine, you’d be surprised how many places don’t offer these things. Many of our guests comment that they came for the beautiful beaches, but find they rarely leave. Why should they? Our pool area faces the 'all important' south direction for maximum sunshine throughout the day and is one of the largest private pools on the island. We have enough outdoor lounge chairs & tables for large groups to relax around the large 20x40 foot, heated, in-ground pool.

The unique layout of our home offers more privacy (and quiet) than other homes which is important if you're on vacation. Our 4 bdrm/4.5 bath home is located at the end of a peaceful cul de sac. The unique layout of our air-conditioned home with 3 different buildings in an L-shape design (all under one roof) built around the pool provides extra space and privacy for guests. The main building has the living room, formal dining room, modern kitchen and breakfast bar, Master King bedroom & bath. The second building has 3 bedrooms (Another Master King, a queen & the Upstairs room has a queen bed and 2 single beds) with 2 more bathrooms. The 3rd building consists of another bathroom, laundry & garage. This stand-alone extra bathroom is great for those that want to get up early (maybe to go for a morning walk/run or escape to Starbucks) and not disturb other late sleepers. The house has been recently redecorated and updated with new furniture and and all new flooring. It is located less than 5 minutes away from the main shopping area and 47 places to eat including the famous Snook Inn and other excellent restaurants.

The estate sits on a large 1/3 acre lot and has 260 feet of waterfront frontage! (Something very rare for a rental property.) The house has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and a large 20x40 foot in-ground pool, (typical pools are 12 x 24 feet), that is electrically heated.

Please read on for more details. We also encourage you to email us first with any questions prior to making a reservation request. (Fees are non-refundable after a reservation request has been made.)

LAYOUT OF HOUSE DESCRIPTION

The layout of the house is fantastic with 3 different buildings in an L-shape design (all under one roof) built around the pool.

MAIN BUILDING

The main building has the living room, formal dining room, modern kitchen, the master bedroom and modern bathroom. The living room has a large 50-inch, flat screen television with DVD player. One of the walls in the living room is all patio doors that overlooks the pool area so people can sit in the living room and visit (or watch TV) while still being able to keep an eye on people in the pool area. There are 3 new sofas so there is plenty of places to sit. The dining room has a formal dining table and 10 chairs. The kitchen has beautiful cabinets with soft-closing hardware and all the amenities including a microwave, refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher and coffee maker. The kitchen is fully stocked with flatware, pots & pans etc. The bedroom in this building has a King-size bed, TV and modern bathroom with walk-in shower. Linens are included for all beds and there are beach towels as well. Every bedroom has at least a 20' remote controlled TV with cable and some have DVD players.

SECOND BUILDING

The second building has 3 bedrooms (Master King suite with separate vanity and dressing area, a Queen suite with separate vanity, and the upstairs bedroom which has a Queen bed and 2 twin beds in the same room). This building also has 2 more bathrooms. Every bedroom has an entrance to a bathroom.

THIRD BUILDING

The third building consists of the pool changing room, another full bathroom & shower, the laundry room (which is nice because it's away from all the sleeping areas) and the garage. The bathroom is located near the pool so people don't have to run inside the house while they're wet. This bathroom is popular for those that like to get up early and not disturb other late sleepers or for runners that want to get their early morning run in and come back and shower while others are sleeping.

POOL & DECK

The large, 40 foot long in-ground pool, is heated by both a solar cover and a heater. The pool sits on the south side of the house so the sun is shining on the area for most of the day (perfect for sun bathing). The large, 1,000 square foot deck was heavily researched to be built with the most modern materials. It is made of a newly developed composite material (not wood but feels & looks like wood) so kids do not have to worry about getting splinters in their feet when walking around the pool area. It is also much cooler to the touch than wood.

The house is perfect for families or up to four couples.

NEIGHBORHOOD

There are nearly 50 restaurants including the famous Snook Inn, 2 grocery stores, 2 drug stores and numerous shops within 5 min of the house. There are also 2 places where you can rent and dock a boat, (boats can't be kept at the property), if you would like to go fishing or just exploring. If you decide to go further afield, it's quick and easy to get off the island to go golfing or up to Naples.

Fabulous Marco Vacation Estate: Great Pool, Views, Location & Layout, Free WiFi

And as much as you'll enjoy the pool area, you'll want to visit Marco Island's fabulous 3.5 mile powdery white sand beaches, only 7 minute from the house.

Please note that events/parties are not permitted at the house.

Thank you for taking the time to read about our home. We would love to have you stay here. We encourage you to email us with any questions.

More Details

Owner
Deborah
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

Why Deborah chose Florida South Gulf Coast

My uncle moved to Marco Island when it was being developed in the late 1960s. He chose this island versus other parts of Southwest Florida because it has the best weather and most sunshine and couldn't understand why everyone was developing elsewhere. The beautiful powdery white sand beaches on Marco are some of the best in the United States. I like the fact that although the island is only 4 miles by 6 miles it is accessible by two bridges and has all the modern amenities without being crowded. There is a wonderful feeling being in Marco Island. I chose this house because of the unique layout and the history of the home. Back when the island was being built there were 5 phases of development. The 3rd, 4th and 5th phases were stopped when it emerged that the 4th and 5th phases were going to destroy valuable mangroves. The developers then lobbied Washington and Richard Nixon himself to broker a deal to allow the development of the 3rd phase as long as they didn't develop the 4th and 5th phases. The house was built for Richard Nixon who stayed here during his presidency and during his visits to Marco Island. The layout is unique because they had to develop it for the secret service staff as well as the president.

What makes this house unique

Although most people come to Marco Island for the beaches we consistently get the comment that most people loved the idea that they could completely relax at the house without having to go anywhere. With the unique layout guests have the flexibility to get up when they want without disturbing others, make meals when they want, go fishing from the pier, layout at the pool on the beautiful sundeck, visit in the living room while watching the kids swim in the pool, check their emails while laying out by the pool (if you call this a vacation) or spot dolphins or manatees from the backyard. Everyone can move at their own pace without disturbing others - a true vacation for all.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived here in the hopes of escaping the oppressive heat back in Chicago and were delighted to find it cooler here! Between my parents (age 60) and the others (me = 30, my husband 34, my sister = 33 and our sun 8 ½ mos), we felt the house was perfect for our needs. We loved the annex due to the perfect napping atmosphere it provided for our infant. We loved the pool and spent the most time there since the beaches were too far too access by foot. Had drinks out at the Snook, The Brewery and Quinns at the Marriott.

Loved Lee Be Fish, but good luck catching them when they’re open and not out fishing! One of our best meals was from Joey’s Pizza. Although others gave it mixed reviews, we ordered some great salads and good pizza – and they deliver!

Had a great time overall even though we never saw one of the elusive manatees or dolphins
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Marco Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2 Dressing areas with sinks/ vanities on either side
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have flat screened TVs
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have recently installed a 1,000 square foot sundeck for maximum exposure with extra sun chairs and tables perfect for outdoor dining.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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average rating of 4.7027025 based on 48 reviews
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Great Home

  • 5 of 5

This property was excellant. We had a great time in Marco Island and the kids really enjoyed the pool. It was close to beach, shopping and restaurants. I recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

Nice pool, great kitchen. Recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll be able to return.
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Terrific property

  • 5 of 5

This property was great. It offered enough room for the nine of us. The pool was perfect and that it was there 24/7 worked out so well. The surrounding area of Marco Island and Naples provided closeness for getting away for awhile. Wonderful place and highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. We're pleased the location worked so well for you. You're right it's so easy get around the island as well as off the island for trips up to Naples or golfing. The pool is most peoples favorite feature. It's larger than some condominium pools and you get it all to yourself. We hope you'll be able to return soon.
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great property

  • 4 of 5

It was a beautiful property and accommodated our needs. Comfortable. Great pool area. Did have bit of a problem with the grill but we were able to fix.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of eight, including one new grandchild, were looking for a peaceful and relaxing vacation after an exciting but hectic start of the year. The house was perfect for us and we couldn't be happier. It had everything we needed - comfortable beds, kitchen with plenty of pans, dishes and small appliances; good wifi, three sofas for movie nights, linens, pool toys, etc. My daughter in law has always been a self proclaimed clean freak and now that she is a mother, she is even more concerned about cleanliness. So when we arrived I crossed my fingers with hopes that all would be fine. I shouldn't have worried, everything was perfect.

The layout was perfect for us. During the day, the bedroom wing was nice and quiet for nap time and night time feeds in the main house didn't disturb others. But what we liked most was lounging by the pool. We spent hours sharing stories, reading and just relaxing. It's hard to get the family together these days but we hope to be back. It's by far the best house for our family that we've stayed. Thanking for letting us stay!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you and your family enjoyed a peaceful and tranquil vacation. It sounds like it was just what everyone needed. We have a lot of families who book the house specifically because of the unique layout so we're pleased it worked so well for you. And we agree the pool area is a great place to relax and enjoy the Florida weather. We would certainly welcome your family back!
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nice outdoor area but stay just ok

  • 3 of 5

This house had a nice pool area but the house itself was not the greatest. The house backs to Collier boulevard so there was a lot of traffic noise beginning at 4am until late in the evening. The house is divided into 2 separate buildings so we found that less than desirable. There was something in the houses that flared up the allergies of half of our group. We were ok outside but at night were suffering with stuffy noses and cough. The neighbors lawn service was also there during the week at 7am waking everyone with leaf blowers. I would rate our stay as just ok.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased you liked the pool area although we were rather surprised that you weren’t completely happy. We work hard to ensure that our guests enjoy themselves as evidenced by all our five star reviews and would have tried to address any concerns if you had raised them during your stay. Please allow me to respond to your points here. The house is located on a cul du sac and canal which means there are only two immediate neighbors. They use the same lawn service who usually come on Saturdays between 8 and 9 in the morning. Maybe you were still on Midwest time? Since check out time is at 10, most guests are up by then. We obviously don’t have control over our neighbors’ lawn service, but it doesn’t seem out of line and in any event, would have only been one day. When I called to welcome you on the first day, you mentioned you decided to delay your arrival because you had a bad cold, but suggested everyone else in your group that had arrived was enjoying themselves. Our family suffers from allergies as well, so we make a point of minimizing allergens in the house. The pillows, mattresses and box springs have protective encasements; there are virtually no carpets and the air conditioning systems and even duct work were replaced in the past year so we’re at a loss as to what may have caused any allergy flair ups. The only other cause could have been something the cleaners had used, but the guest staying prior and post your stay didn’t report any problems. The house is near Collier, making it easy to get to local shopping, restaurants and golfing, but does not back on to it. The local joke is that 9 pm is Marco Midnight, so there is very little traffic in the evening and morning. Furthermore the speed limit is only 30 miles per hour and no one ever honks their horns. I’m sure if a police/ ambulance went by with their siren on you would have heard it, but the island is only a few miles long/wide and you would have heard it regardless of where you stayed. The layout of the house is a feature that we describe on the website and introductory emails and is actually one of the main reason that repeat guests cite as a reason for returning. We hope the next time you visit Marco Island, you’re feeling better and would still consider returning. We’re confident that if you did return, you would have a more enjoyable experience.
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Fort Myers (RSW) - 45 min, FLL (90 min), MIA 2Hr
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Sand Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
KeyWest Express
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Marco Island Country Club - Private
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 41
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Speak Easy
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Tigertail
Nearest Point of Interest
Rose Marina Boat Rentals
Nearest Point of Interest
Esplanade Shopping Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Publix Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Tigertail beach
Nearest Point of Interest
The Snook Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
3.5 Mile Beach with powder white sand
Nearest Point of Interest
Marco Yacht Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Scooter Town Bike and Moped rentals
Nearest Point of Interest
Winn Dixie Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Porky's famous Ribs & Paradise Shrimp Co.
Nearest Point of Interest
Farmers Market every Wednesday (seasonal)
Nearest Point of Interest
Bridge from Naples to Marco Island
Car: recommended

You'll be spoiled for choice with 47 places to eat within about a mile of the house.

Looking for something to do? Check out the Everglades, Flights and Boats to Key West, Rental Boats, Dinner Cruises, Guitar Bars, Kayaking, Biking, Golfing, Beaches, Tennis and much more!

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Rates & Availability

Marco Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 3
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
$1,699
$5,999
 
 
Autumn 1
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 13 2017
5 night minimum stay
$379
$1,699
$4,599
 
 
Autumn 2
Oct 14 2017 - Nov 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$379
$1,899
$5,999
 
 
November Special
Nov 4 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
$300
$2,099
$6,999
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
$600
$2,999
$6,999
 
 
Winter 1
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
$360
$1,799
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,099
$5,299
 
 
New Year Special
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 19 2018
5 night minimum stay
$399
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,099
 
 
Late January SPECIAL
Jan 20 2018 - Feb 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$599
$2,999
 
 
February SPECIAL
Feb 3 2018 - Feb 9 2018
5 night minimum stay
$800
$3,999
 
 
Winter
Feb 10 2018 - Mar 9 2018
5 night minimum stay
$950
$4,750
 
 
Spring SPECIAL
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 13 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,000
$5,199
 
 
April SPECIAL
Apr 14 2018 - Apr 27 2018
5 night minimum stay
$800
$2,999
 
 
Early Summer
Apr 28 2018 - Jun 22 2018
5 night minimum stay
$379
$1,899
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 23 2018 - Aug 24 2018
5 night minimum stay
$550
$2,899
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$360
$1,799
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $500

Quote Totals are indicative only.
Higher rates may apply for certain holiday weeks and are subject to change without notice.
Rates assume payment by e-check. Payment by other means will incur an admin fee
Base rates may not be valid after Mar30, 2018
Extra $100 security deposit for groups of more than 8 guests

House typically rents on a Saturday to Saturday basis. Stays including both Christmas and New Year's Day or Good Friday and Easter will be priced as a two week stay.

If your dates are not available, please ask about other properties that may be available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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