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Just Sold - South Seas East
Like the high-rise unit we talked about in our last blog post, this latest sale is a condo in the popular South Seas development.This unit is located in one of the mid-rise buildings located directly on Clam Bay on Marco Island. Fully decked out, this 2 bedroom / 2 Bath unit sold for only $405,000.
The views from South Seas East are amazing. Boats and canal homes create an incredible backdrop for your activities around the well-maintained pool and common areas. There is even a boardwalk that traces the perimeter of Clam Bay. It's absolutely tranquil.
South Seas is one of only a few gated communities on Marco Island. The gate is staffed with 24-hour security that is top-notch. The four communities within South Seas share an incredible amenity package…
Just Sold - South Seas Tower 3
The Boyle Team just sold a spectacular unit in South Seas Tower 3. This beautifully renovated two-bedroom / two-bath condo sold for $480,000 (public record). South Seas Tower 3 (and 4, too) represent an especially good value if you want to maximize your return on investment. Unlike Towers 1 and 2, towers 3 and 4 allow weekly rentals. On an island where the vast majority of condos require 30-day rental minimums, weekly rentals are always in demand. Whereas monthly rentals do very well from December through April with the snowbirds, condos like this one rent well year-round. To see which condos allow weekly rentals and which don't, click here.
The amenities in the South Seas community are excellent. South Seas in a large gated community located on…
Just Sold -Royal Marco Point I Unit 510
There is no shortage of luxury condos on Marco Island. From Cape Marco on the south end of the beach to Hideaway Beach on the north end, the lifestyle offered by these grand condominiums is just perfect.
Royal Marco Point I is located on a white sandy beach in the idyllic gated community of Hideaway Beach Club. Hideaway is not like any other part of Marco Island. When you pass the guarded gatehouse, you immediately recognize that the foliage and vibe are different. The Gumbo Limbo trees and dense tropical flora transport you to a Caribbean island.
It's not only the landscaping that makes this neighborhood special. Hideaway Beach Club has a country club and executive golf course, too. Lunch, overlooking perhaps the most beautiful beach in Florida, is…
Just Sold - Vintage Bay Condo on Marco Island
Dreams coming true! Congratulations to our client on the purchase of their georgeous condo in Vintage Bay. For only $350,000 (public record), they picked up an incredible value. This unit, located on the fourth floor, is a very roomy 1773 s.f. under air and over 2000 s.f. total including the scenic lanai. The view of Barfield Bay is a nice bonus. Resident's enjoy under building garage parking, tile floors, electric hurricane shutters, and spectacular sunsets.
View all Vintage Bay condos for sale here.
Vintage Bay allows a small pet or even two pets if their combined weight doesn't exceed 30 pounds. Taxes are very reasonable on a spacious condo like Vintage Bay. Maintenence fees are good too at around $500 per month including cable tv, lawn care and…
Just Sold - Aversana in Hammock Bay
You want bang for your buck in a luxury high-rise condo? Check out Aversana. Located only a couple of miles up Collier from Marco Island, Hammock Bay encompasses three luxury high-rise buildings (Aversana, Lesina and Serano) and a couple fantastic low-rise enclave (Borghese and Rialto). This particular unit has two bedrooms, two and a half baths, and over 2500 sq.ft. overlooking the Marco River and Marco Island in the distance. Aversana is comparable to luxury condos on the island that cost double. This pristine, well-decorated condo sold for $485,000 (public record) and had views of the resort-style pool, too.
To view all current Aversana listings, click here.
Hammock Bay is an exellent example of southwest Florida golf living but you don't have to…
What do these 5 Beach Views Cost?
With about thirty buildings on Marco Island's famous beach, we have condominiums to suit a wide range of budgets. Today, we're going to look at five popular condos and give you some idea of how much bang for the buck is in each one. We'll look at a recent sale in each building that we think is representative of an average unit.
South Seas Towers - 2BR/2BA $480,000 (public record)
There are four beachfront towers in the South Seas development. While they may all look the same there are some significant differences between them. Most significantly are the minimum lease periods of each. If you choose to rent your unit to snowbirds and vacationers, this may be important. Towers one and two, the two southernmost, require that leases be a minimum of 30…
Just Sold - Beautiful Fiddler's Creek Home
Congrats goes out to our clients on their purchase in fantastic Fiddler's Creek. Their new Florida home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath Tuscan-inspired stucco home with a tile roof. The cast stone details are subtle but really add to the home's authentic Mediterranean look. With 1876 square feet under air and over 2600 s.f. total, it's easy to maintain yet "lives big." The view from the family room and lanai is what Florida dreams are made of. The swimming pool is serene and the lake attracts cranes and other birds.
To see everything currently on the market in Fiddler's, click here.
This particular home sold for $515,000 (public record) and represents a very good value in Fiddler's Creek. Not only is the home incredible, when you tally all of the amenities…
What does $2.75MM Buy on Marco Island?
If you were just wondering what to do with that extra $2.75 million floating around, we have the answer. This ultraluxury home on the beautiful waterfront is the epitome of attention to detail. Listed at exactly $2,750,000 this property is located at 737 Plantation Court in the desireable Tigertail Beach area. It has over 5400 square feet under air and over 6700 total. It's location is fantastic. From your backyard, you'll be in the Gulf of Mexico in ten minutes. The home was built in 2000 and fully renovated in 2011. The quality of the carpentry in this masterpiece is stunning. The attention to detail is very impressive. Even the dock was metiulously crafted with its herringbone decking. For all the details on this one-of-a-kind…
Just Sold - Caxambas Tower on Marco Island
A big WooHoo goes out to our special clients who just purchased their dream condo in Caxambas Tower on Marco Island. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath unit offers 1869 square feet under air and a total of 2359 including one of the most spacious and useable lanais on the island.
Caxambas Tower was built in 1979 but you wouldn't know it by looking at it. Like most condos on Marco Island, expert property management has maintained the building to perfection. Everything is absolutely top-notch. From the pool to the parking lot, this is prime real estate on Marco Island. In fact, when we suggested Caxambas Tower to our client, he told us he wasn't familiar with it. When he saw it, it was love at first sight.
The Tower - it sounds big, doesn't it. Well, it;s only…