|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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This beautiful Florida waterway vacation rental home is located 16
miles South of Naples on the largest island in the Florida
Everglades chain of 10,000 islands. Marco Island is the southernmost beach community on the Gulf Coast of Florida, 40miles South of Ft.
Myers Airport and 90 miles West of Miami International Airport.
Quick Info on this home:
- Fabulous wide water views
- screened private Lanai with sunbeds, tables and chairs
- 12' x 24' heated pool
- fully equipped designer home
- 3 bedrooms (king, queen & 2 twin beds)
- 2 & 1/2 bathrooms
- high speed cable internet access - printer, scanner, copier
- 4 new flat screen LCD TV's, 3 DVD Players served by Direct TV accessing 143 TV channels, channel 800 satellite radio stations, Pandora and free on demand movies
-TV connected Family Room BOSE surround sound system with DVD, CD & Tuner
- APPLE TV - stream movies directly to large flat screen TV with
your iphone 4, 5 or 6 or play Netflix movies through the TV with HDMI cable
- second BOSE WAVE sound system in MBR w/ i phone dock
- five 21 speed mountain bikes (3 TREK)
- environmentally purified air conditioning; super clean house; hence no pets (sorry, we love them too)
- fishing gear, beach chairs, towels & buckets
- master marble en-suite with luxury jacuzzi and two walk in showers
JUNE 2011 LUXURY RENOVATION : This beautifully situated property has been completely renovated from the ground up. The family and living rooms have been opened up to create a large expanse with cathedral ceilings up to 17 feet high. The western side of the property features a continuous 40 foot expanse of state of the art sliding doors and windows 8 feet high, overlooking Landmark Bay and offering the best views in Marco. The kitchen and wet bar areas have custom beech cabinetry with state of the art appliances, including a Miele induction cook top, Miele oven with Master Chef programmable cooking, Miele glass aluminium hood, Kitchen Aid Dual French Door Refrigerator, with a separate refrigerator in the laundry room for drinks and ice, U-line 43 bottle dual zone wine cooler, De Longhi espresso/cappuccino maker and numerous small appliances.
This is our winter home. We live in Europe on another island. I am a US international tax lawyer and Petra is the Dutch mother of our 3 wonderful children and manages our properties.
Dr & Mrs Robert L Williams purchased this villa in 2000
You can find plenty of 3 BR villas on Marco Island for several hundred dollars less and some higher end properties for thousands more.
But you won't find any as luxuriously decorated as this and with these views for anything near our prices. Your choice will determine whether you have the memorable vacation of a lifetime.
Aside from vacationing on the top rated island in America, you will be in one of the few places left in the world where you can commune with vast, untouched nature as it was, and always is, here, on the border of civilization.
Having just returned after its recent remodelling, all we can is WOW !!
This house is fantastic, with every luxury possible. Luxurious furniture (love those leather laziboys in front of the tv) and a fabulous kitchen with every possible appliance / cooking medium (Loved the steamer). Unbelievable master bedroom with ensuite including a jacuzzi bath and shower big enough to hold a party in !
Many a happy hour was spent lounging in the pool or on the boat dock watching the world, and the dolphins, go by.
The only issue you will have is dragging yourself out of the house to see the rest of the Marco / Naples area which you must do as it is the most beautiful area of Florida we have ever visited.
The bikes supplied in the garage were used every day as the easiest and most enjoyable way of getting to the beaches and seeing the local area.
Treat yourself and live in luxury for your next holiday. The only question we have is when, not if, we are going to return to this house and this beautiful area of Florida
Lee and Petra have gone out of their way to provide you with a five star property with luxury accommodations, state of the art electronics, appliances, and extras like the five bicycles to ride to the beach. You will not be disappointed by the location directly on the water and the simple beauty and peacefulness it provides. The stress literally drips out of you when you and your family stretch out on the lounge chairs on the pier. I have to say that the pictures of the pier do not do justice to the serenity and beauty of this location. It is really one of the only piers that has sufficent space to spread out your two loungers, four chairs and table. We loved coming down at any time of the day, because you always have sun and enjoyed reading, watching the fish jump out of the water non-stop, and just soaking it all in. Around 4:00 when the sun starts to get low, we would head up to the pool and enjoy a little more sun and watch the sun disappear behind the Marco Beach condos. .
We loved the 5 star master bedroom suite. You're in for a real treat waking up to a view of the water and a beautiful walk-in shower with multiple shower heads and of course, a bubble tub and walk-in closet.
Our favorite (ok, just too many to say one but here goes ) activity was riding the bikes (nice bikes) to the Marriott walkway to the beach and locking them up and then heading to Menchies ( frozen yogurt) at the Marriott. Plus, you can't beat a sunset at the Sunset Grille. For a real treat walk down towards Tigertail at sunset and as the sun disappears, some honorable soul plays "Taps" and "Amazing Grace" from his balcony. Yes, it is a moving experience and everyone on the beach claps and you leave with a renewed spirit of hope and peace. When you return to your residence you can relax in the two leather recliners and watch your favorite shows on the large screen HDTV. You will not be disappointed because everything you need is here. You have two refrigerators, washer/dryer, cooktop, microwave, oven, steamer, and even a couple of different toasters. Complimentary welcome wine or champagne and you are ready to go. Great neighbors, really! We met them and they are the salt of the earth.
Our favorite stops include:
Biking to the beach - Marriott and Sunset Grille; Wednesday Farmers Market (so many great food choices):Marco Island Brew Pub and Restaurant ( to watch your favorite team, it's a must); CJ's on the Bay(Thurs live music)
Good day, my name is Chris and I have been a real estate appraiser in the Naples/Marco Island market for 31 years. My 2 sisters and I have been renting houses in Naples for a long time. In doing so, there are several things that we look for;
2/ property views
3/ quality of construction
The cleanliness was IMPECABLE !!!
The property views were OUTSTANDING!!!
The quality of construction and interior finishings were HIGH QUALITY!!!!
The accessibility was PERFECT for both guests (only 3 of us) and our boat which was docked for the week.
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AN OUTSTANDING PROPERTY ON MARCO ISLAND, THEN THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY !!!!!!
Thank you, Dr. & Mrs. Williams, for sharing your home !!
Ps. We NEVER saw 1 bug......
Just returned from second stay at this beautiful property. All immaculate and well maintained as always. Great customer service from the owners. Recommended to our best friends who have just returned and equally enjoyed their visit. Wonderful place to stay with everything you need for a perfect vacation.
I can thoroughly recommend this property. It is extremely well equipped, the owners have thought of everything, and it is maintained to a really high standard. Marco island is a great place to spend time with excellent beaches and loads to do from water sports to wildlife spotting (Dolphins, Manatees and very varied bird life).
We spent two weeks in this beautiful and well appointed villa. It was impeccably clean and extremely well maintained. Everything you could possibly ask for was there and we loved every moment in this upmarket home from home. This is certainly not a typical holiday rental, it is a real but luxurious home. We made the most of the bikes available for guests to use and rarely used our car. The pool area and dock were wonderful and the privacy was appreciated. Watching the sun set from the dock was a highlight as well as watching the dolphins from the sunbeds.
All contact with the villa owners was extremely professional and courteous.
This is a beautiful villa in every way and we have no hesitation in recommending it highly.
Marco Island was a wonderful place to visit; beach, boats, islands, restaurants, shells ... a truly wonderful vacation in every way. Thank you.
While on Marco Island:
This 4 by 6 mile island is famous for its 3 miles of powdery pink
sand beaches and has all of the restaurants, water sports and
shopping you will need on the island itself. The Island has kept its tropical roots, old Marco resembling Key West. You will find a
pristine, upmarket community with no billboards or fast food signs.
Superb fresh seafood is available locally, as are cycling paths,
nature walks and tours, and water sports, including fishing,
shelling, kayak, para-sailing, rental cruise boats, swamp boats
and day and night chartered catamaran cruises.
Life on the Island:
Is like living in a nature preserve, with pelicans fishing off the
dock, ospreys nesting atop buoys, dolphins in the waterways and the beach is home to abundant sea life and birds. The year around average temperature is 77 degrees (25.5 C), rarely exceeding 87 degrees (30 C) even in the summer and cooled by ocean breezes. 2 or 3 marinas on the island rent boats.
Other Activities: Surrounded by the Florida Everglades
Golf: Naples (20 miles away) has some of the finest public golf courses in the USA
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My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$65 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||A$650|
|Exit cleaning||A$254 + Tax|
Sat-Sat or Sun-Sun bookings are preferred for bookings of one week during the summer months
Legal maximum is 6 persons - we check bed usage
No smoking, no pets - allergen free - one week minimum
Docking of your own boat on west side of our dock may be possible if you provide your own spring lines and bumpers
BECAUSE WE HAVE AN OPEN POOL, WE ARE UNBLE TO RENT TO FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN UNDER FIVE.