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Walk to Beach, Gorgeous Waterfront Views on Tarpon Bay, Big HDTV, Wifi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This tip-lot home is at the end of a cul-de-sac facing Landmark Bay, one of the most sought-after wide-water views on Marco Island. The home is designed for indoor-outdoor living, with sliding glass doors from three different rooms leading to a large, screened lanai and heated pool.

A public entrance to the widest beach on the island is a 6-minute walk from our home. Tigertail Beach, outstanding for bathing, birding and shelling, is a five minute drive and South Marco Beach, also wide, is a ten minute drive. Rookery Bay bird sanctuary is a short drive up Route 951. And for golfers, there are several signature courses close by.

For those who like to fish, Landmark Bay is called Tarpon Bay because it shelters baby tarpon year-round. It is not unusual to occasionally see four and five-foot tarpon splashing about just off the patio dock.

Landmark Bay also hosts a variety of small fish (snapper, sheepshead porgies, cravalle jacks, ladyfish) and an occasional snook coming to hook. Also, dolphins cruise through the bay on a regular basis, popping to the surface in their acrobatic display. Several fishing rods are available on the lanai.

In addition, there is much bird life on the bay, including many pelicans, herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills and, of course, seagulls. On occasion, you might spot an osprey, hawk or owl. There also are colonies of burrowing owls on Marco Island.

The single-story home has a 165-foot seawall with a 20 x 18-foot patio dock jutting into the bay. There is an attractive step-down living room for entertaining, a full, formal dining room, and family room with parquet wood floors throughout (except for the bedrooms, which are carpeted).

For entertainment, there is a 46-inch Sony Bravia HDTV and a Sony Blu-ray player. There also is a Comcast DVR that allows archiving of current Comcast TV programs and movies for later viewing. Secure high-speed Internet service is provided throughout the property

Most of your time probably will be spent outdoors on the screened lanai, which is furnished with a glass-top dining table and chairs and a breakfast bar, which can be served directly from the kitchen. On the lanai is a wicker set with a love seat, lounge and chair, a good place to read a book and/or watch the children while they are in the pool.

For those who love the sun, the patio dock will be the draw while at home. There are several chaise lounges on the lanai that can be moved easily to the dock. And fishing from the dock, ahhhh!

More Details

Owner
Chris Dotson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2017

About Chris Dotson

We are two retirees living in Colorado, who visit Marco Island on occasion,

Why Chris Dotson chose Florida South Gulf Coast

One look at the wide-water view of this home is all it took to convince us to move from a condo.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We, 2 adults & 3 kids, stayed in this great house a week and enjoyed everything. From the great lay-out, to the views, the space, the attention to detail (all things needed for the beach included) the walking distance to the ocean and the tranquility. And it is true: every day we saw dolphins coming by! Of course also lots of other animals: fish, birds. Our first night we were extremely lucky and saw a manatee. The possibility to fish on the dock is great (caught a barracuda!!). Every night we sat outside at the pool and enjoyed the nature around us. It is a great spot and a fantastic house for a vacation with or without kids. And last but not least the homeowner was very easy to do business with even with us leasing from Europe, no hassles in terms of leasing agreement, return of deposit.
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Marco Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , Double sinks
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bathroom newly renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom has its own TV
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Several fishing rods are located on the lanai.

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Walk to Beach, Gorgeous Waterfront Views on Tarpon Bay, Big HDTV, Wifi
average rating of 4.95 based on 30 reviews
5

Great winter break

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, perfectly located, and with all the amenities of home. We enjoyed the screened-in porch, the BBQ, walks on the nearby beach, and great seafood at the nearby restaurants. Our first trip to Marco Island was tremendous.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a wonderful Marco experience! Marco is a wonderful vacation destination and a great place to relax. We are happy you found our home a comfortable place for your vacation.
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5

Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, perfectly located, and with all the amenities of home. We enjoyed the screened-in porch, the BBQ, walks on the nearby beach, and great seafood at the nearby restaurants. Our first trip to Marco Island was tremendous.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Perfect Beautiful and Relaxing Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a very calm and relaxing home that we immensely enjoyed. It is right on the inlet and has picture postcard views. The neighborhood is in a quiet location within a very short walking distance to the gorgeous beach which allowed us to walk to the ocean everyday and explore the neighborhood by foot. The house has nicely furnished spaces/rooms, where we were comfortable spending our time. The pool area was our favorite because it has plenty of lounge chairs to for us all to comfortably relax and hangout. We bbqd everyday with fresh seafood which was so delightful. The house itself was very spacious, spotless, clean, updated and very comfortable. Marco Island offers all the goodies that we wanted from a vacation spot and so did this gorgeous and impressive home. We would highly recommend this home for a spectacular vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

This place is a perfect spot to go and relax from which to enjoy Marco Island. I could tell you all about the island, but instead I will speak of this gorgeous house and how enjoyable of a place it is. First off, it's a quiet spot with beautiful views of the water and surrounding homes. The house has several places to sit and relax and spend time with family and friends comfortably. I particularly enjoyed fishing from the doc, and no matter if I caught anything or not for the day I ate seafood any way because there is lots of seafood to be had at restaurants or to be cooked using the bbq right by the pool (the way to go if you ask me). The lounge chairs made for lots of kick back time with a cold one in hand, and the suns' rays were much better than being home in the freezing cold and shoveling snow. The beds, couches, chairs, lighting etc. were all nice, clean and cozy, so lounging around or sleeping was the order of activities for me. The nearby beach was easy to get to with a few minute walk and the neighborhood was great to explore and get some exercise time in as well. With that said, I really would want to live in this house....

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a wonderful trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Plum Court over Christmas and New Year's. Simply said, we had an amazing time! It was one of the warmest December stretches in memory. The house was clean and everything in place and ready for us. We lounged at the lanai and pool, fished off of the dock everyday (they don't call it Tarpon Bay for nothing!!), relaxed in the house together, and walked to the beach everyday too! We didn't miss one sunset! Chris is terrific, and answered any questions that we had right away. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear it! So happy that the house provided everything you needed and more, including good lifelong holiday memories! Hope you can make it down again soon! Chris
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5

Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks in October and wish we could have stayed longer. The house is in perfect location in the island with the beach about a 5 minute walk away from the beach and a huge waterway in your backyard. The pool and lanai area are a great place to relax. The house itself is very accomadating with everything you could need in the kithen and plenty of towels and extra linens. The owners are great at communication throughout the whole rental process and stay! Have stayed here numerous times before and always trying to plan our return before we even leave.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Southwest International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Maple Avenue Public Beach
Car: necessary

Landmark Bay also hosts a variety of smaller fish (snapper, sheepshead porgies, cravalle jacks, ladyfish) and an occasional snook coming to hook. Also, dolphins cruise through the bay on a regular basis, popping to the surface in their acrobatic display. You can fish right from our patio dock. Several fishing rods are available on the lanai.

In addition, there is much bird life on the bay, including many pelicans, herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills and, of course, seagulls. On occasion, you might spot an osprey, hawk or owl. There also are colonies of burrowing owls on Marco Island.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Racquetball, Basketball Court, Miniature golf

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Rates & Availability

Marco Island Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Peak Season
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
 
Off Season 2017
Apr 30 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,550
 
 
SEPTEMBER 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$999
 
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
November 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,450
 
 
Thanksgiving Week 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Late November
Nov 26 2017 - Nov 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,450
 
 
December 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,550
 
 
Christmas Week 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
New Years Eve Week 2017
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
January 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Jan 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
2018 Peak Season
Feb 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

$1,350-$2,900/week, depending on season
Rentals generally start on Saturday.

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