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Marco Island Beach Front Condo with West Views of Sunsets

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,288 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Well maintained condo by owners who live 5 minutes away from this property on Marco Island year round. The unit comes with all linens and a fully equipped kitchen. A washer and dryer are in the unit. The master bath has a jacuzzi and the guest bath has a shower. There is a king size bed in the master, two twin beds in the guest bedroom and a queen size Murphy bed in the living room. Hair dryers are provided. There are TVs in both bedrooms and the living room. The living room is a 42' High Definition, the master is a 39' and the guest bedroom is a 22'.

The lanai looks due west for fabulous sunsets that change nightly. You are so close to the beach you can hear the surf.

The property has two tennis courts and two swimming pools. The Marriott and Hilton hotels are minutes away by beach. Numerous restaurants are within short walking distance. The Somerset won the best landscaping award for a condo on Marco Island for 2011.

Keywords: Marco Island, Beach Front Condo

More Details

Mike McCarty
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Mike McCarty

We moved to Marco Island to get away from Minnesota winters. We live here year round at another condo just a few buildings away from this property.

Mike McCarty purchased this condo in 1996

Why Mike McCarty chose Marco Island

We purchased this property because the Somerset is the largest size weekly rental units on the island and the only weekly rental units with washer and dryers in the unit. It is a quiet, peaceful and relaxing environment in a well maintained building. The west view is fantastic and the sunsets change nightly. Hard to beat the weather from November through May. The sound of the surf is soothing. Forget the car...take the elevator to the beach! Marco Island is like going to Hawaii without the long plane ride.


Marco Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1288 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest bath - toilet , shower
    Master bath - toilet , jetted tub
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Guest bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Murphy bed - 1 murphy bed , Full size Murphy bed in dining room.
  • King size beds (1) King in master bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) two twin beds in guest bedroom., Murphy Beds (1) Full size Murphy bed in Dining room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Jacuzzi in master bath, washer and dryer in the unit, tennis courts on property.


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(39 traveler reviews)

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Marco Island Beach Front Condo with West Views of Sunsets
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 39 reviews

A strong 4 stars.... well located, very clean, full equipped

  • 4 of 5

I have stayed at Somerset many times which I always enjoyed. I especially enjoyed this unit mostly because it is very clean and fully equipped... no need to bring anything from home for the beach nor to buy anything locally for the home except for food.

The only thing that prevented from rating it a 5-star is the fact that the master bed room only has a bath, no shower. Since we were only 2 persons, this was not really a problem but I am thinking of next vacation where we would want to come with family members

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely condo! Best location!

  • 5 of 5

Owner very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disappointed with our unit

  • 1 of 5

We are disappointed with this unit.

Somerset is great, beach amenities are fantastic. Beach is very nice and family oriented.

Our issue was with the unit. The a/c was out for two days! This is Florida, it gets hot! The shower was clogged and some of the light fixtures were inoperative.

We spoke to unit owner who addressed the issue but should had

offered a discount for the discomfort

caused to us from lack of mechanical unkept of this unit.

I recommend Somerset, but not this unit.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Olga, Just to keep the facts straight here, you called about the air conditioning, I was at the unit within minutes to discover the facts. I called my a/c repairman who arrived within two hours. While I was waiting you pointed out two additional concerns, the slow drain in the shower and a single fixture in the dining room. While I was waiting for the repairman I immediately fixed those two items. A hair clog in the drain and two lightbulbs in the fixture. This was all done within one hour of your call to inform me. The a/c man said the air handler needed to be defrosted and that he would return in the morning, which he did. The thermostat was reading 75 degrees when I first arrived and 76 degrees the next morning. Yes, that temperature was higher than each of us would prefer, but it was fixed as rapidly as possible. The time difference between when you informed me and the a/c being fixed was 24 hours. Any credit for cleanliness, stocking of the unit or responsiveness to your problem? Obviously not. Sorry that your stay was not perfect in all respects, but I simply found your financial demands to be unreasonable. Mike
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Always a pleasure staying at Somerset

  • 4 of 5

Mike was great and helpful and always available. Had an issue with AC but was resolved within 24 hours. One negative I would say is the master bath does not have a shower. It's only a Whirlpool bath which may be inconvenient at times.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and well appointed

  • 4 of 5

Would recommend this condo for family and couples.

This is the perfect home away from home.

Beautifully updated.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unit upgrade required

  • 3 of 5

Compare to the previous Somerset units we have stayed last several years this units is less equipped and less comfy. It does not have a shower in main bathroom; vent in both bathrooms are old and so noisy we've rather not used it ; water saving shower head in the only shower in the unit barely spray any water: freezer did not fully work and it had to be replaced during our stay; entrance room with metal blind do not have a screens so mosquitos can get in to bite you ; on positive side -yes freezer was replaced, broken beach umbrella was replaced; and place was clean with accommodating bed and bedding.

Vrbo reservation was disaster due to their staff repeatedly misspelling our e-mail address so we almost missed the booking information until the owner contacted us; Vrbo agent who we have 2x contacted to rectify the booking was not proficient in English and appears to be not fully up to the speed with the system. Otherwise beach, ocean and weather where great and very enjoyable.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Fort Myers Regional Airport (RSW)
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Marco Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Somerset Condo Assoc Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

There are no additional fees of any kind. Multiple week discounts are available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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