Many areas of Florida make wonderful places to live, offering a variety of housing, working, schooling, dining, entertainment options. One of these highly sought-after locations, Marco Island, located on the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t let the size of this small island, 24 square miles, deceive you. With a variety of local eateries, top-rated schools, and activities for both land and water enthusiasts, relocating to Marco Island is like moving to a piece of paradise.
Marco Island has a rich history dating hundreds of years ago and has undergone a series of name changes beginning with La Isle de San Marco meaning the island of Saint Mark referring to St. Mark in the second gospel of the bible to San Marco Island (Saint Mark’s Island) to its current name, Marco Island. Marco Island is the largest of the islands off of the southwestern region of islands known as Ten Thousand Islands.
Today Marco Island is a favorite tropical paradise for any and all who want consistently beautiful warm weather. Home to world class fishing, calm waters for boating and a large beautiful beach stretching roughly 6 miles there isn’t anything else one could ask for. Gourmet restaurants serving fresh seafood can be found all around town.
Marco Island takes great pride in being one of the cleanest islands around. The City of Marco Island works diligently keeping all of the areas clean, trimmed and neat for all to enjoy. The Marco Island Police Department works hard to keep Marco Island safe and free from crime (there has never been an armed robbery or homicide reported on the island). With that said, many people have made Marco Island their permanent full-time residence. As of 2012, there were 16,413 residents that call Marco Island their home rising at an astounding average of 9.6% per year!
On top of amazing weather, world class fishing and boating, pristine beaches and virtually no crime Marco Island also has A rated schools! There are currently 3 public schools on Marco, Tommie Barfield Elementary for K – 5th grade, Marco Island Charter Middle School for 6th – 8th grade, and Marco Island Academy for 9th – 12th grade.
If you have never visited Marco Island, now is the time to visit and discover all the benefits of island life!
Colorful sunsets over the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. White sand beaches filled with shells and sun worshipers — the perfect itinerary for relaxing, or if your idea of perfection is a more active day, enjoy fishing, or a round or two of golf. The more adventurous can kayak through mangrove lined backwaters filled with birds and wildlife.
Whether its sunbathing, water activities, fishing, golfing, dining, or shopping, Marco Island offers a variety of activities to suit your lifestyle. Three-
and-one-half miles of pearlescent sands, washed by a shimmering turquoise gulf, make Marco Island the perfect relocation destination.
If you are seeking an investment property, second home or condo, or a permanent full-time residence, feel free to contact Emily or Todd of Premier Plus Realty by calling 239-677-4507 today!
1630 Caxambas Ct, Marco Island, FL 34145
VERY RARE OFFERING!!! Prestigious Marco Island estates area home on two estate lots totaling over 1 acre of land! This home has it all; deep water direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, expansive bay views, private tennis court, remodeled bathrooms and kitchen, custom pool, mature vegetation, dock with lift and so much more. Beautiful lots to build your dream mansion or enjoy the current home with plenty of outdoor space. Sold ‘AS IS’ with right to inspect.