This is a two bedroom, two bath 900
square feet (83.6 square meters)
apartment on the 6th floor of a
modern building with elevators on
Marco Island. Marco is on the Gulf of
Mexico coast of southern Florida and is
an easy 45 minute
automobile drive on excellent highways from Southwest
Florida International Airport in Fort
Myers. Marco Island has a shuttle bus that
circles the island, but an automobile is
a necessity in the area. There are
many automobile rental agencies at
the airport in Fort Myers. Our building has a large free parking area.
The island is beautiful, with
skies and warm, clean, waters. The
deep-sea fishing in the area is
excellent and there are many charter
boats for rent by the day. The gulf is
normally very calm with low or no
waves on the beach. Small sailboats
are for rent on the beach and power
boats at the island marinas. The island
has golf courses nearby on the
mainland. There are many excellent
The building is directly on the beach.
The master bedroom and the living
room share a balcony overlooking the
beach and Gulf of Mexico. The sunsets
are spectacular! There is a well
equipped kitchen with dishwasher; a
washing machine and dryer. One
bathroom has a stall shower, the other
has a bathtub with shower. In addition
to the beach, the building has a
swimming pool and an outdoor
jacuzzi hot tub. There are two well-maintained tennis courts. There is free internet in the apartment.
Joy and I are both retired professors,
Joy from Montclair State University
and I from the University of Medicine
and Dentistry of New Jersey.
We also have an apartment on the
Upper West Side of Manhattan (New
York City) (Listing #4835) and the
exchange can be with either or both.
We'll be happy to e-mail
pictures of the apartments. We're
interested in seeing any exchange
offers, but especially in Europe.