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Summer Special! Everything redone, awesome views and top of the line beds!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and additional pull out sofa (in bedroom).

For Your Protection: Harborview Realty on Marco manages our property and collects all funds. Never WIRE Money. Call homeowner at 973-349-2796 for bookings. Enjoy our completely redone luxurious canal front home with long water views in back and water views in front on Marco Island. Sit in 25x13 ft heated pool with tiki umbrella, table in pool and bench seating. Pool has unobstructed SOUTHERN exposure. House is on extra large end lot with no construction on abutting properties. Flat screen LCD TV's thru out including 42' Home Theatre in familyroom, 32' LCD outside under covered lanai, 37' LCD in MBD and 32' LCD in guestroom. Sunbathers will enjoy laying on the dock or pool side (4+ lounge chairs). Beautifully decorated with top of the line comfortable new furniture thru out, new patio furniture, new kitchen '08, new master bath '17, new guest bath '17, newly painted '17, new shell stone floors '17, new baseboards/moldings '17, new epoxy painted garage/walkways '17. The twin bedroom has a pull out couch to sleep 3 - 4. Master bathroom has luxurious soaking tub & large separate shower as well as separate toilet room. Located at 349 Lamplighter Drive (premier address on southern end of Marco Island). Our home is located at the end of the canal so long water views abound. All new Sealy Posturepedic beds, beach chairs, umbrellas, beach towels, top linens, etc. More than $60,000 in improvements including new dock, new shell stone travertine pool decking/coping and new screen lanai cage were completed in September/October 2016 and $100 k in improvements October 2017! *No cats - owner allergic. Dogs considered.

Activities: 1 paddle board, 2 kayaks, fishing rods (fish off the dock), coolers, beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrellas, bicycles (at least 4), blenders, martini glasses, you name it it is likely there. Top of the line linens top it off for that Ritz Carlton experience.

Why rent a house when you can rent a home?: Our home has been set up for our personal use and as such everything is in place to offer you a relaxing vacation. Our home was built in 1996. Enjoy the beaches of Marco Island (1/2 mile away) and unwind! My wife and I love it and are sure that you will too!

Things to do: I would recommend:

- Marco Marriott jet ski tour of 10,000 islands

- lounging in the pool

- Fishing: rods provided

- biking around Marco looking at the multi million dollar homes and views

- Movies (has bar/restaurant in movie theatre)

- kayaking (2 provided)

- Paddle boarding (1 provided)

- parasailing along the beach

- sunset walks along the beach

- fan boat tour of everglades (30 minutes away)

- Marco dining (Arturo's, Snook Inn, Nacho Mama's, Di Vinci's.

More Details

Carter Murdoch
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Carter Murdoch

We have been renting our two homes on Marco since 2004. We take it seriously and have tremendous pride in our homes and the experience of our guests.

Carter Murdoch purchased this house in 2008

Why Carter Murdoch chose Marco Island

We work our tails off to update our homes (we have 2). We maintain them to 5 star standards and refresh the homes on a regular basis.

What makes this house unique

On island property management. If you were to ever have any issues, you have local representatives to resolve quickly. We travel regularly to Marco and stay in our homes. This affords us the same experience you will have and enables us to prioritize any items that need to be updated. As you can see by our most recent update spend, we want it to be right!


Marco Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • PC
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bedroom bath is large with sunken shower, soaking tub, separate toilet room with fan, double bowl vanity and large walk in closet. Guest bathroom has new vanity, granite counter top and faucet. The entire house has been repainted (inside and out).
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Our home features split living with MBR Suite separate from other two bedrooms. All beds in house are new top of the line Sealy Posturepedic mattresses. The MBR opens with sliders to lanai and has tremendous long canal views from bathroom and bedroom. It features a flat panel TV, large walk in closet, separate tub and shower, double vanity as well as separate toilet room with fan. Pool: heated with tiki umbrella, table and seating in pool. Pool has UNOBSTRUCTED Southern exposure! Other Bedrooms: Queen bedroom has sliders to pool and beautiful new decor. Third bedroom features two twin beds (top of the line Sealy's) and pull out sofa. Virtual Tour (completed 10/2010):
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
**Owner is highly allergic to cats. Dogs are permitted upon owners approval. ** Virtual Tour:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Summer Special! Everything redone, awesome views and top of the line beds!
average rating of 4.6969695 based on 33 reviews
Vernon Hills, IL

Terrific family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five had a fantastic time spreading out in this beautiful home and being able to take advantage of the large pool, covered lanai and deck, the multiple bedrooms and bathrooms... This was a wonderful home for us to enjoy for some great family time, with everyone having a spot to call their own. Clean, comfy, and wow, was the master bed awesome! Great nights of sleep! Conveniently located to restaurants, shopping, beach - a winner!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the Kind review and we look forward to your return visit.
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Excellent experience

  • 5 of 5

House was terrific - clean and nicely remodeled. Enjoyed the pool area overlooking canal. Excellent experience.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very pleased with the home, location, amenities and property owners at this home.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for the month of September and even though we were interrupted by Hurricane Irma, we loved our visit. The location is great, close to everything on the island and sits right on the inter coastal. The home is lovely, comfortable and everything in the house, from dishes, furniture, sheets and towels are high quality. The garage is stocked with new kayaks, beach chairs, fishing poles, bicycles, etc. Everything you need for a great stay.

Because of the hurricane, we had the opportunity to meet and get to know the owners. I cannot say enough good things about Carter and Beth Ann. They are wonderful to work with and care a great deal about their property and ensuring that their guests enjoy their stay.

We can't wait to return to Marco Island and this home.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rick and Mindy were the kindest people. Unfortunately Hurricane Irma interrupted their month stay on Marco and they evacuated back North to fly back several days later. They came to help out which in todays world is unreal. Thank you Rick and Mindy!
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Saint Clairsville, OH

Felt very comfortble

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed the home and the area. Mr. Murdoch was very nice to work with just wish I could totally worked with him and not the realty company

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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East Peoria, IL

Little slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Clean kept and comfortable house with all the conveniences of home! Kids loved the pool and the boat lift was perfect! Thanks for the beautiful vacation--

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are certainly glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return visit.
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Loved the pool! Clean and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our home comes with bicycles,a kayak, coolers, beach chairs, umbrellas, linens (top of the line) and all other amenities.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Cleaning $135
Tax Rate 11.0%

Terrific rates for a quality cared for home that has been professional decorated!
The kids will love the in-pool seating area with table and umbrella. Pool has UNOBSTRUCTED SOUTHERN EXPOSURE! No extra charge for pool heat! Bicycles, kayak, beach chairs, coolers, TV pool side! Relax and enjoy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.