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Luxury 5* Marco waterfront home with private pool, dock and views

Overview

Property

Updated: 12-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

3 BR, 2.5 Bath, Villa Sleeps 6 - best villa and views for the money on Marco

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.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Dr & Mrs Robert L Williams
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2017

About Dr & Mrs Robert L Williams

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

Why Dr & Mrs Robert L Williams chose Florida South Gulf Coast

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.

What makes this villa unique

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.

32 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

Southampton
5

Amazing luxury villa

  • 5 of 5

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

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Location - beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

😊

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dewsbury
4

Perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from 2 weeks at 380 lamplighter, after a disasterous start getting to the airport and forgetting my passport and money and having to go back home twice! I eventually made it to the gate with 10 mins to spare. We finally arrived at the house around 9pm after been travelling well over a day we was exhausted! Which brings me to my first disappointment and half star deduction, we was looking forward to a chilled drink only to find their was nothing in the cooler as expected. The following morning we did some food shopping and bought everything, when we returned to the house we finally had a good look around and discovered that there was literally everything you could hope for: ( spices, condements, bath/shower gels, creams and so on..) literally everything which was great!!. The pool was superb it was cold on first entry but that's exactly what we wanted when it's 90 plus degrees!. Took us a while to figure out the cooker tops to work and stay on but we managed to get through. Overall the house was great! Never saw 1 bug!.

The beach to go to is the south Marco beach it's superb and really easy to get to. We mostly shopped st the publix which has everything you need, occasionally we went to wall-mart for a change and look around too. Great place for breakfast is near publix called red lobster ( small, friendly, quiet great food ). Shopping malls best one is the coastland centre mall up Naples it's got a Cheesecake Factory across the street which is a must visit!. Avoid the coconut point mall waste of a trip stick to coastland for your shopping spree!. Naples zoo is ok for a few hours no more than that tho. Overall tho was a great relaxing trip.

Pros: pool and view is superb

South Marco beach great

Cleanliness to notch

Decking and fishing ( I left my ugly stik rod and reel for future people to use )

Cons: Disappointed no wine or beer in cooler on arrival as expected.

Not much to do if it rains or cloudy days.

Overall would I stay again? Yes, but only a week and have the other in Orlando.

Disappointed caught no fish :( I caught 3 last year just up the road at another villa.

All of these said we have stayed at over 20 different houses and villas over the years and this is definitely in the top 5 maybe even top 3!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you, for your review and take all comments of our guests seriously. We apologise that there was not a bottle of wine, as promised. We have already contacted our maintenance company to ensure that, there is always one bottle of wine in the fridge. However, we do not mention in a our rough guide, that we supply beer! We wished our guest would have advised us, of this short coming, when he arrived, as we would have immediately, had two bottles, of wine delivered to the house, one as compensation, and we would even have delivered beer, at his request. The hob is an induction hob, and there is also a pool heater. In our guide, we advise guests that if there are any problems, to advise us, so we can rectify the situation, a.s.ap. We are contactable by e-mail 24/7, by telephone and we also have a maintenance company located on Marco Island. Our aim is always to give our guests the most comfortable and best holiday on beautiful Marco Island. If it rains, there is a wonderful cinema, library and museum. In Naples there are art galleries, theatres and as mentioned Coastland Mall. There is also outside of Naples one of the best out let malls "Miramar" at exit 123. We hope our future guests will have a wonderful holiday, and we are here always to assist.
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Milwaukee, WI
5

First of all you have to realize that this property is not your average rental on Marco. Luxury !

  • 5 of 5

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)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate it to hear from our guests. Our home is made special by the wonderful people with whom we share it! Again thank you. Lee and Petra
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5

Awesome. !!!

  • 5 of 5

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;

1/ cleanliness

2/ property views

3/ quality of construction

4/ accessibility

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......

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a pleasure to be reviewed by professionals. Dr. and Mrs. R L Williams
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5

Fabulous holiday!

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always grateful to receive such comments from our guests, particularly repeaters. To earn their trust my wife continues to devote most of her time at the property making sure everything works, is well stocked and presentable for the most discerning guests.
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Location

Tigertail Beach
"Beach in a nature reserve"
CJ's on the Bay
"Reserve Table 188 for Sunset View"
Rose Marina Rental Boats
Marco Movies
"Dine out at the movies"
Joey's Pizzeria & Pasta House
"Order an hour in advance - meat lover's pizza"
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
"fantastic Everglades kayaking"
Sale E Pepe
"Probably the finest on Marco"
Red Rooster
"Good sandwiches for lunch"
Marco Prime Steaks & Seafood
"Large portions, good food"
Paradise Seafood & Gourmet Market
La Tavola
"Our favorite for ordinary dining"
Bistro Soleil at the Olde Marco Inn

From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Ft Myers - 45 miles or Miami (int'll flights) at 45 Miles Nearest Barpub : Marriott at 1.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Naples public courses at 11 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Promenada restaurants + 114 others on the Island at 2.5 Miles Nearest Beach : 3 miles of Florida's best powder pink sand beach at 1.5 Miles Car: recommended

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

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,743
for 7 nights
From
£225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £43 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Exit cleaning £150.74 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51
Tax Rate 10.0%

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
Open pool - children who cannot swim must be supervised by you 24/7

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

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.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2200 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, King size
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Queen size
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Twin beds

Outside

  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 5 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • HIGH SPEED WIRELESS INTERNET, SCANNER, FAX-COPIER