If you desire a home close to the beaches and the Gulf of Mexico, then Marco Island, Florida is the perfect location. The largest of the barrier islands that compose the Ten Thousand Islands, Marco Island is a draw for the young and old. With the multitude of activities on the island, there is something to do for everyone. It is nestled in the Gulf of Mexico, located in southwest Florida in Collier county. Thousands of people call Marco Island a great vacation spot, but you can call it home. Many sun seekers look to build their home near the white sand beaches. Away from the bustle of Fort Myers, Marco Island is a quiet retreat from the chaos of life. Only 6 miles long and 4 miles wide, you will be able to experience all the island has to offer. Wildlife is abundant for those seeking a natural retreat, especially at Tigertail Beach. Bird watching, dolphin watching and the sea turtle nests are some of the unique animals observed from the island.
You can see bald eagles soaring overhead and manatees floating by in the Gulf. Crescent beach is a gorgeous 5 mile stretch of white sand that is famously known for its shelling. Kids, families and couples can all enjoy the natural beauty of this gorgeous beach. If you are a water lover, then Marco Island is the place for you. It has several marinas, boat slips and docks to park your own boat. Sunset cruises are a delight whether on your own vessel or on a charter boat. For the athletic sort, there are many companies that are located beachside that offer activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and jet skiing. Restaurants are abundant here on the island with a little over one hundred available. Seafood is popular due to the location, but you can find all types of restaurants without leaving the island. You can opt to head out on one of the many fishing charters and cook your own catch! Both salt and fresh water fishing is available for fishing enthusiasts. In addition to the multitude of fun things to do on Marco Island, there are plenty of grocery stores, gas stations, and other places necessary for everyday living. Harden Custom Homes is a leader in building homes on the island. All of our floorplans are completely customizable to make your home dreams come true. Contact us today and we can get your started on owning your home on beautiful Marco Island, Florida. Call us at 239-205-5075 or contact us through our online form. We look forward to hearing from you!