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Red Fish Cottage @ North Point Ami-Rod and Reel Pier Across St

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Last updated: 12/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Anna Maria cottage description

Enjoy our remodeled and comfortable island original, located at the prestigious north point of Anna Maria Island across the street from the landmark Rod and Reel Pier. This pier has one of the best restaurants on the island serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner while offering deck seating overlooking experienced anglers catching a wide variety of fish. Wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, pelicans, etc. can be seen while enjoying dinner. Meet new and old friends at the friendly and eclectic bar downstairs where reasonably priced libations and snacks are served. Crab cakes, clam chowder, and grouper sandwiches are the best on the island and don't forget to try their Pier Burger...awesome.

The pier also provides fishing equipment rentals, daily fishing licenses for sale, and bait. There is no excuse for not trying your hand at angling. If you catch a keeper, walk across the street and cook it on the house grill or ask the chef at the pier if they would prepare if for your dinner that evening.

Sugar sand beaches filled with shells, sand dollars and star fish are across the street on the Bay side or 3 blocks away on the Gulf side. This beach house is located in the most popular area of the island where you can enjoy all aspects of the island without getting into your car. Don't forget to walk to the north point to experience the most spectacular sunsets you'll ever see.

The beach house has fully insulated new hurricane windows that provide energy efficient protection from winds, rain, heat and cold. A library of fictional books are available for reading along with a library of DVD movies.

Keywords: Cozy, Beach House, on Ground Level


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 sets of twins at this time. Den may be remodeled at a later date. please inquire with questions., Baby Cribs (1) fold up crib available, Murphy Beds (1) Queen size...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • First floor, outdoor hot/cold shower, walk across street to beach, restaurant, fishing pier, friendly bar, 40' LCD TV, leather furniture, remodeled guest bath and kitchen, screened front porch to watch the world stroll by, hard wood deck with gas grill out back, see dolphins, manatees, sting rays and other ocean wild life from neighboring pier....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Free Long Distance
              • Garage
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone:


              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet


              • Coffee Maker:

                Mr. Coffee...moreless

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


              • Deck / Patio
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Outdoor Grill


              Write a review 4.3
              from 6 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              New Years 2014
              Dec 27 - Jan 1, 2015
              4 night min stay
              January 2015
              Jan 2 - Jan 31, 2015
              30 night min stay

              Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
              28 night min stay

              Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              30 night min stay

              My Standard Rate
              28 night min stay
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Not included


              If the renter cancels 44 to 30 days prior to their check in date, and the landlord is able to rent the cottage, the canceling renter will receive 50% of their money returned. If the cottage is not rented, no money will be refunded. If the renter cancels 29 or less days before arrival, no money will be returned to the renter.

              Check in 4:00pm Check out 10:00am NO VARIATIONS!!!!

              50% of rent must be paid immediately to hold the rent by sending a check. The 50% balance must be paid 75 days prior to the check-in date including the 10% resort fee and $400.00 security deposit. If the renters' plans change and the landlord is notified 45 days prior and the check in date, 100% of the rent, fees, and security will be returned.

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              Last updated: 12/12/2014
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              The Red Fish Cottage is located in the premier location of Anna Maria Island at the north point which is north of Pine Ave. The house is located directly across from the Rod and Reel Pier where visitors can fishing from the pier where fishing licenses and bait may be purchased. The Rod and Reel serves three meals per day 7 days/week with wonderful breakfasts such as eggs cooked to order and specialty omelets such as their famous seafood omelet. Lunch and dinner feature fresh fish entrees and their notable Pier Burger served with fries or yummy onion rings. Downstairs locals and out of town guests share $1.50 draft beer and wine while enjoying good tunes, sports TV, friendly bar tenders, and the opportunity to meet and make new friends from around the world.

              The Rod and Reel Pier is GREAT for entertaining the kids and adults but to me, the most amazing benefit from renting or beach house is that you are only 3 blocks from the most beautiful sunsets and bird watching on Bean Point, the northern most point of the island. Here you can watch competing tides provide food for all varieties of birds while you walk leisurely along our world famous sugar sand beaches. These relaxation and special energy you feel is unparalleled by any other beach you have visited. The experience is memorable and uniquely special.

              Finally, the shopping and food you will encounter while exploring Bud Chiles project to revitalize the Pine St. scene is enough to round out the magic of the north section of Anna Maria Island.

              If you wish to leave the island to expand your vacation experiences, you couldn't be located in a better place with Sarasota and St. Petersburg are only 45 min. to 1 hour away. Bradenton Beach and the city of Bradenton are only 20-30 minutes away with cinemas, other restaurants, shopping, etc.

              For the kids and ocean lovers, Mote research and museum are available for exploring and learning about ocean life and how to preserve our fragile coastal areas.

              if you decide to stay at our Red Fish Cottage and find other things your greatly enjoyed and were made available to you during your stay on the island, please communicate your discoveries so that I may post them into my site.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1985

              About the owner: Paul and Sharon Comkowycz have been married for 34 years and currently reside full time in Winter Haven, Florida. We spend every available weekend at Anna Maria Is with our grand daughter, family, and friends. We've been enjoying this island paradise for 34 years as we found this beach location we love after moving from New Haven, Ct. Our plans are to retire to this beach community and in the meantime, we rent our house to guests during the winter season and occasional weeks at a time during the off season and summer.

              Why the Owner Chose Anna Maria:
              Anna Maria Is. is only 1 hour 45 minutes from our home in Winter Haven. The beaches are the finest in the world. Close proximity to Tampa, Sarasota, and Bradenton added to the quality of life we experience when vacationing on the island. We are not far from the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, St. Armand's Key in Sarasota, and the Mote Aquarium and research center in Bradenton. We chose our current beach house after owning another on the gulf side of the beach but preferred the location near the Rod and Reel Pier and the size of our 3 bedroom 2 bath house.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Bike Riding, Kayaking, Fishing, Reading, Walking, Naping, Watching Movies, Meeting new People, Eating out at some of the best restaurants in Sign of the Mermaid, Sand Bar, Beach Bistro, Rod and Reel.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • 878 North Shore Drive

                878 North Shore Drive

              • Living room

                Living room

              • guest bathroom

                guest bathroom

              • night shot of the Rod and Reel Pier across the Street

                night shot of the Rod and Reel Pier across the Street

              • Master Bedroom with King Bed

                Master Bedroom with King Bed

              • Dining Room

                Dining Room

              • guest bathroom

                guest bathroom

              • View of Rod and Reel from Bay side public beach

                View of Rod and Reel from Bay side public beach

              • Kitchen


              • Front Garden Yard

                Front Garden Yard

              • Location of Beach House on highly exclusive north point of Anna Maria Is.PERFECT

                Location of Beach House on highly exclusive north point of Anna Maria Is.PERFECT

              • Remodeled Kitchen

                Remodeled Kitchen

              • guest bedroom-twin beds

                guest bedroom-twin beds

              • Guest Bedroom with twin beds and fold down queen Murphy bed

                Guest Bedroom with twin beds and fold down queen Murphy bed

              • Guest Bedroom with set of twin beds

                Guest Bedroom with set of twin beds

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Front lanai

                Front lanai

              • Walk in guest shower

                Walk in guest shower

              • View of Livingroom from Kitchen island

                View of Livingroom from Kitchen island

              • Front garden yard

                Front garden yard

              • Enclosed outdoor shower with hot & cold water for convenient washing.

                Enclosed outdoor shower with hot & cold water for convenient washing.

              VRBO #296694

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

              $117 - $290 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 12/12/14
              Minimum stay: 4-30 nights
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              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 90%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/12/2014
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