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Villa with South Facing Pool, a 5 minute walk to many restaurants and the beach



Updated: 08-Sep-2016
Villa on Marco Island, Gulf Coast, Florida, USA - Quiet Location - 5 Minute Walk to Restaurants & Beach, Wi Fi. HD TV, Bikes

Spacious and well appointed, this newer home is located on a quiet road and is a 5 minute walk to the beach and to the 'Marco Walk' where there are several restaurants, the cinema and a small number of exclusive shops. Our home, which is tiled in all the main living areas, has extra high vaulted ceiling with an open floor plan including a great room with a sitting, formal dining, kitchen and breakfast areas. Our home also has high speed internet access and a 42" full HD LCD TV with HD channels, HBO & movies and programmes on demand. There is also a separate den with its own TV. The private mesh screened area at the rear has with a 28’ electric heated pool. Facing south for all day sun, it has an outside hot and cold shower; plenty of pool furniture, ample sunbathing areas and a gas BBQ. Although full size, the pool is a maximim of 5' deep giving the floor a gentler slope. All calls throughout the US and to Canada are free. 5 bicycles are available for guests.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Guestbook comments from the owner

‘We just wanted to let you know that our stay was amazing and we felt truly blessed to have found your home and have the opportunity to stay there. You have really placed much thought into filling it to supply everyone's needs. Thanks once again!’ Rick & Eva

‘What a lovely home, everything for our use, could not ask for more. Have been to Marco previously but can honestly say this accommodation has been the best’ The Taylors, West Midlands.

‘As we entered this beautiful villa, my family and I thought we had died and gone to heaven. Your house is wonderful and we were pleasantly surprised to find all the extras supplied to meet our every need. We have stayed in many beach houses all up and down the Atlantic coast and this is by far the nicest house we have rented’ The Books, Pennsylvania
May 2007
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10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

South Wales UK

Fantastic villa for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived to spend our birthdays relaxing in the sun and we weren't disappointed. The villa is spacious with lots of storage, well furnished and excellently equipped. The pool is fantastic and we were able to use it even on the occasional cloudy day, due to it being heated. The kitchen was brilliant with lots of utensils to suit all cooking needs. The air conditioning was very efficient and quiet and the WiFi access was very good. The beach is a short walk away and there are lots of restaurants and supermarkets within a short drive. A truly exceptional villa and fully intend to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Second stay at this villa. Outstanding again!

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's second stay at this beautiful villa - the first was two years ago.

The location of the villa is outstanding, being easy walking distance to a number of good restaurants and the beach.

The villa is spotlessly clean and everything inside worked brilliantly - the air con (the villa is gloriously cool in every room), the wi-fi, the large washing machine and tumble drier and the bikes.

Marco Island is a great place to see wildlife - we saw burrowing owls, gofer tortoises, ospreys and a family of manatees all within Marco.

This is a great place to stay in a lovely part of the World.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Marco, hungry and tired AND WOW! Within minutes we felt relaxed and thrilled at the lovely villa. This is definitely one worth booking and one we will come to again ( and we don't normally say that!) you could actually just enjoy the pool, weather, massive tub, walk in wardrobe etc etc but Marco needs to be explored! Tiger tail beach has to be one of the best places I have visited in the world. Dolphins swimming wild, pelicans and Ibis feeding - and I am not into birds - it is truly amazing !!! Naples is so close for shopping but the beauty of Marco is the proximity of so so many restaurants within walking distance. The 5 bikes that come with the villa are a massive bonus- for UK residents this is 5 star centerparcs !!! I have been to many Florida residences and without doubt, this is the best, a gem!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The villa is exceptional and without a doubt we would hope to return in the near future and would highly recommend it to all.

Its peaceful setting and all the facilities the villa offers commands relaxation its close proximity to a superb beach and numerous restaurant choices to please all tastes, what more could you ask from a vacation.

It is a pleasure to book accommodation that turns out to be better than the pictures and description portrays.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 Star Villa

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay in this villa which came supplied with everything you could conceivably want . Situated in a nice street close to the cinema , restaurants and the beach . Property was spotless and as described and the booking process straightforward .

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday in Marco Island and the Villa was everything we could have asked for. It was clean, spacious, the pool lovely, and there was everything we needed there. Linen, towels, beach chairs, coolers, umbrellas. We would definitely stay at the villa again and the area it was located in was great, a ten minute walk to the beach, shops and restaurants etc. All in all brilliant.

Thanks Faye and Jason

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


The beaches on Marco stretch all down the west coast and are uncrowded and unspoilt. Our home is located a 5 minute walk to one of the pedestrian access points of the south beach (a 5 minute walk to the nearest one) or drive to Tigertail beach in 5 minutes. There is a cooler on wheels, beach chairs, beach towels and a cart with wheels, allowing you to walk to the beach taking everything you need to spend an enjoyable day there. In the evenings walk there to see the spectacular sunsets.


Miami international airport is a 2 hour drive away, Fort Myers an hour away and Orlando 3½ - 4 hours.


Naples is only a 20 minute drive away and with department stores, factory outlet shops and the famous Tin City with its unique small shops, it is a haven for shoppers and bargain hunters. Naples also offers its own beautiful beaches giving even more choice to the holiday maker.

Further Details:

Built around a canal system, Marco Island which measures only six miles by four, is tranquil, idyllic and the perfect place for a safe family holiday in the sun. With its beautiful white sands stretching all down the west side of the Island, the beaches are uncrowded and unspoilt. It is the ideal place for those who enjoy water sports - with jet skiing, boat rentals, fishing excursions and even paragliding available on the Island. Recommended is hiring a boat and sailing to Naples or exploring beaches inaccessible by land. It is almost guaranteed to spot dolphins and if you are lucky wild manatees. You can take an airboat ride on the Island or it is a 20 min drive into the Everglades where you can take an Airboat ride, ride on a swamp buggy and visit an alligator farm.The Island has a number of unique boutiques and shops, providing for all your needs. There is a cinema and over 60 restaurants, 11 of which are a five minute walk from our home. From Marco you can take sight seeing cruises around the Island, a day cruise to Key West and in nearby Naples there is a zoo, miniature golf, go carting and horse back rides in the Mangroves.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season (Summer)
2 Apr 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 High season
18 Dec 2016 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:

We have a management company on the Marco Island to hand over keys and to help guests if needed during their stay.

Rates include cleaning on departure and all taxes. Pool heating is included in the winter month (end October through to mid April) - not needed other times of the year.

Changeover day Saturday.

Notes on prices:
Bookings run Saturday to Saturday. Rates include taxes, cleaning on departure and pool heating in winter months. Refundable security deposit £250. Rates subject to change until confirmed. Discounts for 2 weeks & more.

1 and 4 week rates are shown in pricing chart (Monthly rates are Saturday to Saturday for 4 weeks).

Please enquire for $ rates

2016 Low Season (Post Easter - mid December)
1 week - £700
2 weeks - £1350
3 weeks - £1900
4 weeks - £2500

High Season (Christmas to Easter)
1 week - £1075
2 weeks - £2025
3 weeks - £3050
4 weeks - £3925

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 08-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Floor Area

  • 1900 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, with large walk in wadrobe off bathroom
  • Master bathroom with corner bath, separate walk in shower and large walk in wardrobe (6x8'). Guest bathroom with walk-in shower.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 6' 4" King size bed and flat screen TV and master bathroom. Bedroom 2 with 6' 4" king size bed and flat screen TV. Bedroom 3 with two single beds and flat screen TV.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Alarms or chains fitted to all major doors leading to pool area. Outside: South facing private electrically heated pool with plenty of furniture, gas grill (BBQ) and a hot and cold shower. The private pool is full size (28 feet) but is a maximum of 5 feet deep giving the floor a gentler slope. 5 bicylces are provided for guest use (2 adults, 1 teenagers and 3 childs) so guests can explore the Island at leisure. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (including beach towels) and lining included, cleaning on departure. Other: Den with own TV and PS2.

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