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Super Private Tropical Garden Home with Waterfall Pool

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Tropical garden waterfall pool with Jacuzzi.

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Holmes Beach house description

PRIVATE ISLAND PARADISE - This unique home is hidden on a quarter acre garden lot (1,020 sq m.) surrounded by palms, birds of paradise, tropical plants and a 6 ft fence. Few island homes offer this degree of privacy. SPACIOUS ELEGANCE - This custom home has 2,600 sq ft (240 sq m.) of ground level indoor living space . Every room enjoys sunny, private garden views. CONVENIENT SPLIT FLOORPLAN: The queen bed master suite with private bath is at the west end. The east end has 2 guest bedrooms (queen bed + twin beds) with a bath with tub in between. PRIVATE GARDEN POOL - The fully screened pool and front lanai add 1,800+ sq ft of outdoor living space. The waterfall pool features a jacuzzi spa (heated in the cool season). DIGITAL FEATURES - Rental includes wireless broadband Internet, digital phone with unlimited long distance in the US and Canada, premium cable TV with digital TV recorder, and XM satellite radio with indoor and pool speakers.


Your home away from home: We've maintained a home on Anna Maria Island since 1983. From 2001-2005 we built and operated a resort on the island. After selling the resort we missed welcoming new people to paradise! We renovated this custom home and began offering it for rental in 2007.

We love the island and will do anything we can to make your visit as pleasant and relaxing as possible. Show up with food, drink, bathing suits and some sandals and we'll provide the rest. (-:

Personal tips to enjoy the island like a native: When you arrive we provide personal orientation for our guests, sharing the best restaurant, shopping and beach tips that we've picked up over the last 25 years(!). Local maps, guide books and newspapers will be waiting for you on arrival and we'll help you find the special activities you're looking for.

Ask before you pack...it should all be here!: We've done our best to make sure your home has everything. You'll arrive to find first class linens, bedding, cooking equipment, toys, hairdryers, etc. We also provide a starter set of paper goods (paper towels, coffee filters, napkins, toilet paper, tissues), trash bags, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergent, etc. Your kitchen has a selection of spices and condiments. There are DVD movies, loads of books and a few select games (Monopoly, Scattergories, playing cards, etc.). It's also helpful to know that the public library is less than a mile south of us with books, videos, periodicals and public computers. Finally, the garage has every beach toy and accessory invented. (-: Floats, rafts, buckets, shovels, mats, chairs, umbrellas, coolers. Really if you bring some casual beach wear and flip flops you'll be in good shape!

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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      • The split floor plan is ideal for families with children and it's also private for two couples. All three bedrooms received new, high quality mattresses in 2009. We are fastidious housekeepers who keep the home and linens in immaculate condition. The two queen bedrooms, both with TV, open directly to the pool area. The twin bedroom opens onto a large screened lanai patio....moreless

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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      • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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      • The master bath has a low threshold shower, built in shower seat and grab bar making it especially convenient and safe for older guests. Note that both baths include hairdryers. One less thing to pack! There is also a scale, but we assure you its only for luggage to meet those strict airline regulations. (-:...moreless

      Other Amenities

          • We maintain our smoke-free and pet-free home to the highest standards of cleanliness. POOL HEAT SURCHARGE - Pool heat is generally only used December-February. Cost is calculated precisely by meter reading. We cover your first $100 in electric and provide a high quality pool blanket to minimize additional heating costs. Your cost can range from $0-100 additional per week, depending on how hot you like it. NOTE FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN: Due to unrestricted pool access from inside the house, our home is not suitable for toddlers and young children who cannot swim....moreless

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Music Library
          • Video Library
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • CD Player

          Theme

              • Family

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Theme Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Beach is 3 minutes by car or bike. 8 minute walk...moreless

              • Village:

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              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Dialup Access
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Parking
                  • Garage

                  Kitchen

                  • Pantry Items
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchenette
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Blender
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Large Cooler
                  • Bicycles
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Barbecue

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool
                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Whirlpool
                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Hot Tub
                  • Spa Whirlpool
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Island Summer
                  Jul 5 - Aug 29, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,899
                  Fall Value Rate
                  Aug 30 - Oct 3, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,699
                  Island Autumn
                  Oct 4 - Nov 28, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,799
                  Winter Value Rate
                  Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,699
                  Winter Holiday
                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,999

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Winter Value
                  Jan 3 - Jan 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,699

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Early Spring
                  Jan 31 - Feb 13, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,199

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Island Spring
                  Feb 14 - Mar 20, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,399

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Spring Break
                  Mar 21 - Apr 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,599

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Island Summer
                  Apr 11 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,899

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Summer Peak Season
                  Jun 27 - Jul 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,399

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Island Summer
                  Aug 1 - Aug 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,899

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Value Rate
                  Aug 29 - Oct 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,799

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Island Autumn
                  Oct 3 - Nov 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,899

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Value Rate
                  Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,799

                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning/Resupply $200 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  Peak season (Spring) is available for full week Saturday to Saturday rentals *only*.

                  Rent includes premium digital cable TV, digital TV recorder, XM Satellite radio and digital telephone with unlimited calls in US and Canada.

                  In winter pool heat is charged by meter reading.

                  The $200 cleaning/resupply fee gives you an immaculate home with high-quality linens and a wide variety of household items.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                  Location

                  • Cafe on the Beach

                    "Casual beachfront dining from dawn to dark. Great for breakfast with Micky Mouse pancakes fo..."

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                  • Skinny's Place Incorporated

                    "Best "cheeseburger in paradise" on the island since 1954! Don't forget to order curly fries ..."

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                  • Slim's Place

                    "Local pub with great food...try the skewered chicken wings!"

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                  • Domino's Pizza

                    "Fast, close, cheap...and the Artisan Pizzas are great. Don't forget to use your discount cou..."

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                  • Island Gourmet Pizza & Wine

                    "Great Italian on the island. Hey, you can walk to this one from our place!"

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                  • Rod and Reel Pier Restaurant

                    "Panoramic views of Tampa Bay since the 1940s. A fun, super casual place to enjoy local seafo..."

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                  • The Sandbar Restaurant

                    "The best casual beach bar and restaurant on the Gulf of Mexico. This is THE place for drink..."

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                  • The Waterfront Restaurant

                    "Upscale dining with a view of the Tampa Bay. Great wine and draft beer selection. Keep an ey..."

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                  • Ocean Star

                    "If you're craving fresh sushi, sashimi and Japanese food this is the place. Sushi chef/co-ow..."

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                  • Publix Super Market - Holmes Beach

                    "With our terrific Publix you *never* have to leave the island. Great steaks, bakery, seafood..."

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                  • Publix Super Market - Holmes Beach

                    "With our terrific Publix you *never* have to leave the island. Great steaks, bakery, seafood..."

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                  • Hurricane Hank's

                    "Where the locals hang out...full bar with great food and service. Try the ribs!"

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                  • Old Hamburg Schitzelhaus

                    "Wolfgang mans the bar while Birgitte makes delicious German fare in the kitchen. Get a 1l. m..."

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                  • Mr Bones BBQ

                    "An island institution with great BBQ for dine in or carry out."

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                  • The Feast Restaurant

                    "Creative fare, great pizzas and a nice selection of bottled beers. Eat in, carry out or have..."

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                  • City Pier Restaurant

                    "Like the Rod & Reel Pier, this is a must visit destination for panoramic views of the Tampa ..."

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                  • Ginny's & Jane E's

                    "Take a funky island antique mall, add a great bakery, coffee shop and sandwich shop and pump..."

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                  • Ginny's & Jane E's

                    "Take a funky island antique mall, add a great bakery, coffee shop and sandwich shop and pump..."

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                  • Ginny's & Jane E's

                    "Take a funky island antique mall, add a great bakery, coffee shop and sandwich shop and pump..."

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                  • Ginny's & Jane E's

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                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  SRQ - Sarasota Bradenton
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-75
                  0.4 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  100 72nd St
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Duffy's Tavern
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Island Gourmet Grill & Italian Restaurant

                  Car: Recommended

                  BEACHES - Anna Maria Island has 7 miles of unique beaches. Wherever you stay, you'll want to visit a few to discover your favorite beach for swimming, walking, dining, bird-watching, playgrounds, shelling or privacy. Parking everywhere is easy and free. The beach is a 3 minute bike ride from our home (we've timed it), or less than a 10 minute walk. The island's free trolley service stops at every beach. CAR? - A car is *desirable* but not essential. It depends on you. A family of 6 really needs a car for food, shopping and taking kids to the different beaches. But a couple looking to read, swim, relax and hide out for a romantic week might consider using the free bikes and island trolley to get around. FOOD & SHOPPING? Anna Maria Island has plenty of restaurants, unique local shopping with a Publix supermarket, CVS and Walgreen pharmacies just 2 miles south (accessible by Trolley too). Once you come over the island drawbridge you won't want to leave...and you won't have to!

                  Other Activities: dolphin watching, fine dining

                  Golf: There are no public golf courses on Anna Maria Island but the Bradenton Country Club is only 8 miles east and gets good reviews from players. There are a number of other courses in the Bradenton-Sarasota area within about a 45 minute drive.

                   

                  Owner info


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                  Speaks: english, Thai

                   

                  Photos

                  • Tropical garden waterfall pool with Jacuzzi.

                    Tropical garden waterfall pool with Jacuzzi.

                  • Landscaped entry to your island retreat.

                    Landscaped entry to your island retreat.

                  • Comfy living room iwith 70

                    Comfy living room iwith 70

                  • Sunny lanai conversation area (living room to left, pool to right)

                    Sunny lanai conversation area (living room to left, pool to right)

                  • Formal granite dining table with seating for 8 under our giant indoor fig tree.

                    Formal granite dining table with seating for 8 under our giant indoor fig tree.

                  • With this view from the kitchen even doing dishes is fun!

                    With this view from the kitchen even doing dishes is fun!

                  • Kitchen cooking area and serving bar for socializing! Garden solarium behind.

                    Kitchen cooking area and serving bar for socializing! Garden solarium behind.

                  • Master Bath with low threshold shower, bench and grab bar.

                    Master Bath with low threshold shower, bench and grab bar.

                  • Twin bedroom with garden patio.

                    Twin bedroom with garden patio.

                  • Garden pool looking west to dining area with gas BBQ grill.

                    Garden pool looking west to dining area with gas BBQ grill.

                  • Prat Apaimanee is the mythical Thai hero who presides over your pool.

                    Prat Apaimanee is the mythical Thai hero who presides over your pool.

                  • And complete laundry facilities... Husbands? Are you paying attention???

                    And complete laundry facilities... Husbands? Are you paying attention???

                  • Central location on pristine Anna Maria Island

                    Central location on pristine Anna Maria Island

                  • A warm tropical welcome in your entry foyer.

                    A warm tropical welcome in your entry foyer.

                  • Living room view of the lanai conversation area facing the waterfall pool

                    Living room view of the lanai conversation area facing the waterfall pool

                  • Lanai conversation area looking towards the dining room with pool to left.

                    Lanai conversation area looking towards the dining room with pool to left.

                  • You'll dine under our giant fiddler fig (indoors!) by the garden waterfall pool.

                    You'll dine under our giant fiddler fig (indoors!) by the garden waterfall pool.

                  • Kitchen serving & clean-up area, with counter pass through to dining room.

                    Kitchen serving & clean-up area, with counter pass through to dining room.

                  • Poolside master suite with bath, walk-in closet and skylight.

                    Poolside master suite with bath, walk-in closet and skylight.

                  • Second queen bedroom opening to garden pool.

                    Second queen bedroom opening to garden pool.

                  • Absolute privacy in your garden pool and spa (facing east).

                    Absolute privacy in your garden pool and spa (facing east).

                  • Private pool area by night with BBQ & sundeck seating

                    Private pool area by night with BBQ & sundeck seating

                  • Not glamorous...but handy! 2 bikes, beach toys and secure indoor parking.

                    Not glamorous...but handy! 2 bikes, beach toys and secure indoor parking.

                  • Wildlife hidden in the lanai's indoor garden.

                    Wildlife hidden in the lanai's indoor garden.

                  $1,699 - $2,599 per week (USD)
                  75

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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