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Anna Maria Island Spinnakers Cottage Rental, 'the Crows Nest'

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the view from the crows nest porch is of our tropical landscaping & pool

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Last updated: 03/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Holmes Beach cottage description

The Crows Nest is nestled in a lush tropical landscape on quiet Anna Maria Island. Our guests return year after year to enjoy our little slice of paradsie! Kids love this cottage, it feels like a grown up tree house!

If you are looking for an island getaway - we have the perfect place. The Crows Nest has a wonderful deck, have your coffee and muffin or a fresh florida orange outside in the morning light!

You can begin your day walking on the beach with the sunshine on your shoulders and sugar sand between your toes or poolside surrounded by the tropical garden.

Need an afternoon out of the sun? Flip the dinner table over and play some cards or a game of bumper pool!

Grill out, eat out or bring take out back to enjoy on the deck or poolside- AND Don't forget to catch the sunset! We have amazing sunsets on our island and we can not think of a better way to celebrate each day and welcome the evening like watching the sun sink into the tranquil Gulf of Mexico!

We are looking forward to meeting you!



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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    The cottage has outside seating, please enjoy that area and use ashtray please!...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Loft

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) there are 2 twin beds in the loft of the crows nest, Baby Cribs (1) we do have a pack and play on the property, just let us know if you would like to borrow it- we also have gates to help keep the little ones safe!, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sleeper sofa in the living room area...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • You have access to a laundry room with another bathroom as well.

Other Amenities

  • The Crows Nest Cottage is a very cool place to stay... many have referred to it as their home away from home and kids often feel like they are in a very nice tree house! This cottage can sleep up to 6 easily. We also have two other cottages, Listing #382030 & #382185...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    Holmes Beach is a wonderful little town! Great to visit, awesome to live in! ;)...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central AC, there are no window units!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are there- we have beach towels too!...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    the washer and dryer are shared between our 3 cottages, they are free for you to use, not coin operated!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    the swimming pool is shared between 3 cottages, it never seems to be crowded though, with the beach close by it seems that someone is out about town, someone at the pool and others at the beach!...moreless

 

Reviews

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High Season, Winter
Dec 20 - Apr 30
7 night min stay

$1,295 $4,500
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,125 $4,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 03/30/2015
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota is about 30 min. or Tampa is

we also own a sight seeing boat called the gnarly mangrove. ask us for more info about booking a custom cruise! take a ride around the island, watch the sunset, explore sandbars exposed only at low tide or watch the dolphins playing and feeding in the bay!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Our family bought Spinnakers over 13 years ago! My name is Amy, my husband Nate and I run this great place that we are so happy to call home! I was born and raised in Manatee County- we are now raising our kids here as well!

Why the Owner Chose Holmes Beach:
We bought property on Anna Maria Island because it is truly a great place! My parents are originally from Illinois and vacationed in Florida for years. Once they married they decided Florida was the place for them. In 1975 they moved to Bradenton, that is the town you go through to get to Anna Maria Island. At first they owned a restaurant on the beach called the Coconut Hut, which is today called the Gulf Dr. Cafe. When I came along in 1977 they decided to get out of that business and started doing construction and art. In the 90's they found a peice of property on the island and started to build their dream house! While I was away at college and met my husband... we would come to AMI for visits... when it was time to get married and pick what place was to be 'home' we came here! Together we bought 'Spinnakers' in 2000. We are so fortunate to live here, we get to share this paradise with all that come to visit! Over the years we have built up our return business and enjoy seeing our guests come back year after year!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Spinnakers is located in a great part of the island, we are in Holmes Beach- the center really... within walking distance there are shops and restaurants. Also VERY CLOSE to the beach- it just does not get any better!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • the view from the crows nest porch is of our tropical landscaping & pool

    the view from the crows nest porch is of our tropical landscaping & pool

  • picnic by the pool or just soak up the sun!

    picnic by the pool or just soak up the sun!

  • Enjoy breakfast in the quaint kitchen

    Enjoy breakfast in the quaint kitchen

  • sleep in, take naps- be on island time!

    sleep in, take naps- be on island time!

  • two twin beds nestled in the loft, privacy given by vintage fishing nets

    two twin beds nestled in the loft, privacy given by vintage fishing nets

  • come sit in our BIG chair! Memories are made here!

    come sit in our BIG chair! Memories are made here!

  • ask us about boat tours!

    ask us about boat tours!

  • enjoy every sunset! we are a very short walk away to this!

    enjoy every sunset! we are a very short walk away to this!

  • watch sunsets, build sand castles and collect shells!

    watch sunsets, build sand castles and collect shells!

  • Relax here in the living room!

    Relax here in the living room!

  • flip the dining room table over and play bumper pool or a game of cards!

    flip the dining room table over and play bumper pool or a game of cards!

  • spacious bathroom, shower the saltwater away!

    spacious bathroom, shower the saltwater away!

  • come back time and time again! we love our return guests!

    come back time and time again! we love our return guests!

  • search for shells, catch coquinas, enjoy the Gulf!

    search for shells, catch coquinas, enjoy the Gulf!

  • find amazing stuff while visiting AMI- but let it live for others to see!

    find amazing stuff while visiting AMI- but let it live for others to see!

  • So when are you going to enter here and start your vacation???

    So when are you going to enter here and start your vacation???

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
  • Reviews
    13
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/30/2015
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(941) 812-7253 (Florida, USA)

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Anna Maria Island Spinnakers Cottage Rental, 'The Crows Nest'

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