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Affordable Beachfront Studio with Awesome Beach and Sunset Views

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Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 26 nights

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Photos and Description of this holiday condo in City of Marco - Sea Vista

Sunset House is an aptly-named Art Deco style, low-density building on beautiful Marco Island. This cozy studio offers you a 3rd floor view of the beach, Gulf of Mexico, and some of the most beautiful sunsets you will ever see.

Unit amenities include in-unit Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living room with a flatscreen HDTV, Queen size Murphy bed, and bathroom. The walk-out balcony has a padded chaise lounge, 2 comfortable chairs and table. Bed linen, bath and beach towels, beach chairs, coolers and a beach umbrella are provided for your use and enjoyment. You also have two "beach cruiser" bikes for a morning ride, exploring the island by day or restaurant transportation in the evening. It's an easy ride to Old Marco where you will find many nice restaurants, shopping and other attractions.

Building amenities include a large, heated swimming pool, sun deck, secure private beach access, outdoor gas barbecue and picnic area. The beautiful club room has Wi-Fi Internet, a 52" Sony flatscreen TV, and book and movie library. Laundry facilities are conveniently located on each floor. The Sunset House offers assigned covered parking for your vehicle and ample guest parking.

The quiet north-end location gives you walking access to world-famous Tigertail Beach. This 31-acre nature preserve is renowned for bird watching and is ever-changing so you may never fully explore this wonderful SW Florida treasure. At Tigertail Beach you will have the opportunity to rent paddle boards, kayaks, water trikes and beach cabanas. Start your morning with breakfast at the beachside café or relax after a day of fun in the sun with a glass of wine or an ice-cold beer.

If you have never visited Marco Island, this is your opportunity to visit PARADISE and experience the most breathtaking sunsets, sugar sand beaches and warm gulf breezes that will create a lifetime of lasting memories. Do not miss the chance to experience Marco Island, the hidden gem on the Gulf! In 2014, Marco Island was voted #1 Island in the U.S. and #4 in the world by a leading travel review website.

For each booking from May through September I will include two free passes to The Dolphin Explorer Eco tour. This a wonderful opportunity to see the Marco Island area by boat. This is a fun and informative guided tour that provides you with the chance to see dolphin, manatee, bald eagles and other Florida wildlife up close. Schedule your outing on one of Marco Islands many beautiful days and prepare yourself for a unforgettable experience. Don't forget your camera!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Dan Barrett
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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About Dan Barrett

I am a native Washingtonian and first traveled to Marco Island after my parents retired there in 1986. I enjoy walking the beach early in the morning. Each year from early May until late August, Loggerhead Turtles swim to the beach to bury their eggs in the sand at night. It is amazing to see their tracks in the sand from the waters edge and back again. I have not been lucky enough to see the baby turtles hatch but I hope to one day. I enjoy golf, fishing, and having a beer on the beautiful beach and watching the sunset.

Dan Barrett purchased this condo in 2014

Why Dan Barrett chose Marco Island

The condo is very comfortable and cozy. I have tried to provide the necessary items to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The Sunset House is low density so the heated pool is never crowded like other buildings. The beach is awesome and the water is refreshing. Biking the island is my favorite way around. It is an easy ride to Old Marco where you will find many nice restaurants and shopping.

What makes this condo unique

Winters on Marco Island are very nice. The summertime is my favorite time of year on Marco. It feels like you have the whole island to yourself.

Most people would never consider spending anytime in Florida in the summer. While living in the Washington D.C. area most of my life, I spent my summers on the Delaware Shore and Ocean City, Maryland. I remember blistering heat and sometimes the sand was so hot you had to run across the crowded beach to your small patch of sand. If you wanted a spot close to the water you would have to bring all your stuff down to the beach by 7:00am. I have been on the beach many times on Marco in the summer and the nearest person to me is 50 yards away. There is usually a nice breeze and the sand is white so it does not get as hot like the coarse, brown sand on the Atlantic coast beaches.


based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Affordable Beachfront Studio with Awesome Beach and Sunset Views
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Our apartment at Sunset House exceeded our expectations! The apartment was situated on the third floor with views of the beach and ocean and was just perfect! We often ate our breakfast on the balcony which was a great way to get our day started! The swimming pool was pristine and the apartment is well furnished with all the extras. Our host Dan always went the extra mile to ensure we had all that we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WONDERFUL month stay

  • 5 of 5

Resort was always clean, secure and well kept. The unit was perfect for the 2 of us. The balcony view of beach and sunset was amazing. Every thing was just like the pictures. All that was needed was provided and more. Beautiful heated pool and chairs were always available. Many restaurants are with in walking distance. The beach was wonderful. The owner was very kind, helpful and always available. Looking forward to returning next year!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Value

  • 5 of 5

The property was great, wonderful location in a small condo building, The owner lives in the building and is very helpful with restaurants suggestions, directions, sites to see and just a great host. The residents, both owners and renters are very friendly and helpful. The condo is well equipped with everything you need. This condo is a great value.

Mike& Bettie

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

There was absolutely nothing more that could be provided: linens, towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, fishing poles, tennis rackets, paper goods, bicycles, and much more. The unit was spotless, extremely well maintained, and had a spacious deck looking out over the gulf. The owner is onsite and always available. We are fortunate to have stayed on Marco the past eight years, and, in our opinion, this is the best equipped rental that we have rented. Building is beautiful, extremely well maintained, great pool and social room.

Ron and Jan Erdmann

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect place to stay for a relaxing vacation.

  • 4 of 5

The condo is accurately described by the owner. It has beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and lush landscaping. The unit has everything you will need for the kitchen: pots, pans, microwave, utensils. The owner provides towels and bedding linens. The building itself has a lovely pool and access to the beach. The recreation room has wifi and a library of books and videos which you can borrow during your stay. The location of the building is close to all your shopping needs and restaurants. The property is well maintained and the owner is available to call if you should need help.

I recommend this property.

I stayed at this property in December, 2015

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This rental exceeded every single expectation I had! It was stocked beyond belief and it truly felt like home! We enjoyed thr breathtaking Marco sunsets from the beach, the lanai, and even from the living room couch. Dan was the ultimate host and made our stay perfect. I'd give this rental SIX stars if I could.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in City of Marco, Marco Island

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Fall 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
26 night minimum stay
for 26 nights
November 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
26 night minimum stay
for 26 nights
December 2016
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
26 night minimum stay
for 26 nights
Winter 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
26 night minimum stay
for 26 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
26 night minimum stay
for 26 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
26 night minimum stay
for 26 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
26 night minimum stay
for 26 nights

Additional pricing information

Condo Cleaning Fee £82
Sunset House Fee £82
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in City of Marco in Florida South Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 534 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Murphy bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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