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Desirable South Exposure, Marco Island, 30-Day Minimum-Great Off-Season Prices!

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View of the Gulf of Mexico from the lanai

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Last updated: 04/18/2015

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Relax on the covered lanai or on the white sandy beach while you watch dolphins swim in the Gulf of Mexico and pelicans fly overhead when you stay in this tastefully furnished 2 BR condo.

You will enjoy ocean views from every room in this condo or you can choose to watch televison on one of the three television sets.

This condo is on the preferred south side of the building, which provides warmth during the cooler, winter months and protection during the hotter, summer months.

The Master BR includes a Queen bed with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and the white, sandy beaches of Marco Island. There is a spacious bathroom with a walk-in closet attached to the bedroom.

The Second BR includes a Queen bed, also with a gorgeous view of the Gulf. This BR has a huge 4-panel closet with plenty of room for your clothes and personal items. Located across the hall is a second bathroom with a tub and a shower.

The kitchen is fully equipped, including china, and has some initial basic staples, such as condiments and paper products.

Come stay with us and enjoy your Island Paradise!

Keywords: Beachfront, Gulf of Mexico, condominium, private beach access

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Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Both bedrooms have queen beds, Twin or Single Beds (1) Standard couch can be used to sleep 1 - linens available for the couch....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Secure building access, private & secure beach access, beachside chair storage, community social room, community kitchen, library, exercise room, tennis courts, shuffleboard, car wash station, free WiFi in unit....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Parking spot #75...moreless

  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Accessible in unit or community social room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen Includes pots & pans, dishes & china, and small appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Stocked with some condiments...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna:

    Located on first floor in spa/restroom....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Located on complex's pool deck...moreless

 

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2013 Off-Season Rates (April 1st - December 31st).....$3,700.00/mo
2013 In-Season Rates (January 1st - March 31st).....$5,700.00/mo
Discounts provided when renting for multiple months (contact owner for details)
Rentals are a minimum of 30 days and require 45-60 day advance notice
Add 6% Florida Sales Tax and 4% Collier County Tourist Tax to rental amounts
Addtl costs: $500 Refundable Security Deposit
$150 Exit Cleaning Fee is paid from security deposit before refunding that deposit
BONUS! $100 Association Application Fee and $150 Entrance Cleaning Fee pd by owner

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

On-site: exercise room, tennis, and shuffleboard. Within walking distance: dining, shopping, movies, and spa. Located on the beach or nearby: water and sailing activities, comedy club, dining, shopping, nightlife

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We've been married for more than a quarter of a century & have 2 college-aged children. We have lived in the Chicagoland area all our lives. Kevin is a Senior Lab Technician working at a high-energy physics laboratory and Linda is a 2012 Loyola graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Management with a certificate in Paralegal Studies.

Why the Owner Chose Sandcastle II:
When we started looking for a beachfront condo we could rent out, we first looked in the Florida Keys. After a week of viewing properties, we headed back to the airport. It was then that we realized that any properties we saw in The Keys were too far away from the airports. We started looking on the beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, from as far north as Clearwater to as far south as Marco Island. After chatting with a friend who has a rental in Southwest Florida, he asked if we checked out what the average temperatures were at each of our prospective beaches during the winter months. He said people would be more likely to get in the ocean and enjoy the vacation when it was 72 degrees vs. 67 degrees. This narrowed our search to the Naples/Bonita Beach area and south. After viewing condos on the Naples’ beaches and the Bonita Springs’ beaches, we went to see properties on Marco Island. Once we drove over the SS Jolley Bridge onto Marco Island, we knew this was the place to be! Immediately, we felt more relaxed and at home, while entering Paradise and the beauty of the Island. With another friend/realtor, we visited several properties and she helped us with local feedback as well. We were told that the complex, Sandcastle II, was one of the premier properties on the beach because of the size of the swimming pool and the grounds. This pool is the largest of the pools on the island, except for the resorts. The grounds are beautifully maintained with lush, green space around the building instead of having another building immediately outside of your window. The building to the immediate north (The Charter Club timeshare) is set back from the beach. The building to the immediate south (Sandcastle I) is located further away from Sandcastle II and thus, our building is able to take advantage of the green, lush areas between the two buildings. The owners and other guests are very welcoming and friendly, which is not often found in other condos on Marco Island.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
This condo has private, secure access to the beach. This condo has a more direct view of the Gulf of Mexico than other listings in Sandcastle II that have wrap-around balconies. This condo, with its south exposure, is quieter than other listings in Sandcastle II with a north exposure which are above the loading dock and the dumpster. Also, across the street from the condo is The Marco Walk, which has a dine-in movie theatre, several restaurants, such as DaVinci’s, Nacho Mama’s, Cathy O’Clark’s Irish Pub, and Capt. Brien’s Fish House with Off-The-Hook Comedy Club. There are local shops in addition to national shops, like Chico’s. There are several nail boutiques and spas here too. There are coffee shops and ice cream shops as well. There are many restaurants located on the beach you may walk to. On Marco Island, there are several favorite past times. Two of most popular ones are the “Marco Stoop” (people stooped over looking for shells) and the morning beach exercise. There is a hard-packed path great for walkers or runners. The condo also has access to covered parking spot #75 in the parking garage.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of the Gulf of Mexico from the lanai

    View of the Gulf of Mexico from the lanai

  • Living Room with flat-screen LCD TV, and views of the Gulf of Mexico

    Living Room with flat-screen LCD TV, and views of the Gulf of Mexico

  • Spacious bathroom w/ two sinks, built-in drawers, and linen & walk-in closets

    Spacious bathroom w/ two sinks, built-in drawers, and linen & walk-in closets

  • Large pool, hot tub, 2 poolside grills, dining at upper pool deck & beach access

    Large pool, hot tub, 2 poolside grills, dining at upper pool deck & beach access

  • Fully-equipped kitchen, including some condiments and basic paper supplies

    Fully-equipped kitchen, including some condiments and basic paper supplies

  • Master bedroom w/ views of the Gulf, sliding doors to lanai, & flat screen TV

    Master bedroom w/ views of the Gulf, sliding doors to lanai, & flat screen TV

  • 2nd bedroom w/ view of Gulf, sliding door to lanai, huge closet, flat-screen TV

    2nd bedroom w/ view of Gulf, sliding door to lanai, huge closet, flat-screen TV

VRBO #375627

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 05, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Condo
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/18/2015
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