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Spoonbill Hideaway - Private Pool/Spa/Tropical Oasis/Across from Gulf Beach!!

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Gorgeous heated swimming pool and spa tucked away in lush tropical garden.

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Last updated: 08/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Anna Maria house description

Our house is located on North Shore Drive in Anna Maria Florida across the street from one of the widest and finest beaches on the island near Bean Point on the very desirable north end, in the city of Anna Maria. Come visit our house most appropriately named 'Spoonbill Hideaway' after our favorite bird found on the island, the Roseate Spoonbill. Our house is located on a quiet residential street where there are no high rise buildings or condominiums. It is peaceful and safe and perfect for couples and families alike. We finished renovating it in 2010 giving it all new furniture throughout, a new bedroom, new beds, memory foam pillow top mattresses, a new bathroom, new laundry room and new custom swimming pool and spa.

Our swimming pool is a lagoon style swimming pool with a rock waterfall and an expansive patio for dining or sunning by the pool. It has all the latest high tech equipment for sanitation and heating. We enjoy gardening and have a beautiful tropical garden in both the front and the back of the house with a variety of palm trees and tropical plants. There are 15 different kinds of palm trees! There also is an outdoor shower with hot and cold water to rinse off in after a busy day of play at the beach. Enjoy dining poolside or unwind in the spa with a drink in your hand, after dark under the palm trees in the private backyard. Don't forget to watch the night sky while floating in the pool or sitting in the hot tub. You may see a shooting star.

The house has everything necessary for a perfect beach vacation. You just bring your clothes, toiletries and the sunscreen. You will find new linens and towels for bath, beach and pool, kitchen accessories, and even toys and chairs for the beach. Our kitchen is well equipped with utensils, toaster, waffle maker, coffee maker, blender, plates, cups, flatware, cutlery, and even a garbage disposal. Cook a big meal at the stove and oven or heat up a frozen meal in the microwave. Your choice! Or, cook supper outside by the pool and patio with the barbeque grill. Dine inside at our pub style table or outside on the patio. We have two master bedrooms. One has private French doors leading to the pool and spa area. The other master bedroom is on the opposite end of the house with a brand new bathroom featuring Italian porcelain and split faced onyx in the shower, a shell shaped pedestal sink and new toilet. The third bedroom has two twin beds and plenty of storage in two chests of drawers. The sea oats on the beach and the open sky over the sea can be seen from the windows in this cute bedroom. The home has central air conditioning and heating in all rooms. There is a large 42 inch flat screen high definition screen with BluRay DVD that is located in the living room for more entertainment. A second flat screen TV is located in one of the bedrooms. WIFI Cable internet is provided. A washer and dryer is also provided.

** 2010: Remodel/Addition and Pool completed.
** 2012: New Samsung Front Loader Washer and Dryer with Sanitize cycle.
** 2014: New Grill

Keywords: Home, Cottage, Beach House, Bungalow, Bean Point, Ocean, Sea, Gulf, Beach, Central Air, Heated Pool, Hot Tub, Spa, Pool, Central Air, Cozy, Quiet, North Shore, North end, garden, palm trees, luxury, private, tropical, Spoonbill,

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 to rent house. Exceptions will be made for honeymooners or married couples under 25 where only one couple is renting the house....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Sorry! All the furniture is new....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcome....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Second Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            Second Master with ensuite bathroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Bedroom has a door to the patio...moreless

          • The king and queen beds have pillowtop mattresses. All beds have luxury sheets. The sheets and bedding are only used for this home and are cleaned by our house keeper....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Deluxe bathroom for second master...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Many small appliances plus garbage disposal in sink. Fully stocked with pots, pans, dishes, flatware and cooking utensils. Coffemaker, toaster, blender, waffle maker....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            We have glasses, dishes, utensils, picnic items, etc. We also have picnic trays and other accessories to make it easy to use the outdoor dining area....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Fully stocked with pots, pans, dishes, flatware. We also have a waffle maker....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Spices and common pantry items. We supply common cleaning items as well....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Large coffee maker...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 7 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Luxury sheets are provided on all beds. The linens are used only in this home and are washed by our house keeper....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Driveway is wide enough to fit two cars. There is also on street parking available in front of house....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            *BRAND NEW 2012* Samsung Front-Loader Washer with Sanitize cycle...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            *BRAND NEW 2012* Samsung Front-Loader Dryer...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath towels and beach towels are provided...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air throughout house....moreless

          • Parking:

            Parking in driveway...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Heating
          • Living Room seats 8
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Custom designed brand new very private heated swimming pool and spa with Pebbletec surface, rock waterfall and rock coping were added in 2010. Expansive patios with lawn furniture and dining table and furniture for outdoor picnics in back yard. Patio and Pool are surrounded by palm trees/tropical gardens. The house is across a quiet residential street from one of the least crowded, nicest and widest beaches on the island. We provide beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, and beach toys. We also provide a beach cart. A free trolley to tour the island and reach shopping and dining areas can be accessed on Pine Ave. and there is also a store (Beach Bums) where bikes, kayaks and canoes can be rented. Biking is a popular way to tour Anna Maria Island as is walking....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Several children and family BlueRay movies...moreless

              • Toys:

                Beach and pool toys are provided....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable HDTV with standard stations...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free calling within continental United States and Canada...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Telephone and answering machine...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                free WIFI internet access...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Internet via cable modem...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                High-end, private, heated pool with waterfall and hot tub. ...moreless

              • Hot Tub:

                Private, high-end hot tub surrounded by garden/palm trees....moreless

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Very large patio with outdoor seating and dining areas. The dining area is covered with a large umbrella. Lounge chairs with additional tables are great for relaxing. We have and extensive tropical garden with palm trees. An outdoor hot/cold shower is provided....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Extensive tropical garden with many varieties of palm trees, bromiliads and other tropical plants....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Activities

              • Live Theater
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Roller Blading
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Parasailing
              • Kayaking
              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Paragliding
              • Laundromat
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Rafting
              • Surfing
              • Basketball Court
              • Jet Skiing
              • Water Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Theme Parks
              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Miniature Golf
              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shelling
              • Shuffleboard
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Boating
              • Golf
              • Sailing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Aug 30 - Dec 19, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,750
              Winter 2015
              Jan 3 - Jan 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,995

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Winter-Spring 2015
              Jan 31 - May 1, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,250

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Last Spring 2015
              May 2 - May 22, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,850

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Memorial Week 2015
              May 23 - May 29, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,250
              Summer 2015
              May 30 - Aug 7, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,995
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $2,000

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee $150
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 11.5%

              Notes:

              Desirable weeks usually book nine months in advance. We accept longer term (3+ week) reservations, but we require a larger non-refundable down payment.

              The security deposit is paid when the reservation is made. The rest of the payment is required 45 days prior to your visit. The security deposit is returned after your stay. Please inquire by phone or email, and Melanie will reserve your visit.


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              Last updated: 08/31/2014
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              Location

              Anna Maria
              Nearest Beach
              Across the Street
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Famous Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant and Bar
              0.3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Sandbar Restaurant - Cozy barefoot stroll on beach

              Car: Recommended

              The island is small and friendly. Jogging, biking and walking the island are popular activities. Cute shops and restaurants are plentiful. The free Island Trolley is a great way to travel. Make sure to take advantage of the live music at the local hot spots.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: We are the Scheuerle family from Austin Texas, who recently moved to Wake Forest, North Carolina. We discovered Anna Maria Island in 1998 when we came for a family vacation with our three children. It was love at first sight! Anna Maria Island has the best beaches in the world and a small town charm with friendly locals. The sand is so white, the water so crystal clear and the wildlife abundant. The beaches are never crowded. We rented a beach cottage on North Shore Drive and had the best vacation of our lives. In the years to come, we would add three more children to our family and rent several other homes, all on North Shore Drive because we believe it to be the most special place on the island. Over the next 10 years we spent every summer in Anna Maria on North Shore Drive enjoying the beach, biking through Anna Maria and riding the free trolley to our favorite restaurants and the mini golf course on Bradenton Beach. Anna Maria is a tradition for our family. We were absolutely thrilled in 2009 when the most perfect beach house on North Shore Drive became available for purchase. We bought the cottage, completely rennovated it and 'Spoonbill Hideaway' was born.

              Why the Owner Chose Anna Maria:
              Anna Maria Island is a 7 and 1/2 mile barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico between St Petersburg and Sarasota. It is known for its pristine and natural beaches and 'old Florida' feel with its small town charm and friendliness. Zoning regulations in the city of Anna Maria keep the area pristine and charming. North Shore Drive is in the actual historical city of Anna Maria on the very desirable northern tip of Anna Maria Island where Tampa Bay meets the Gulf of Mexico. It is the meeting of these two huge bodies of water that make our location so special. There is an abundance of wildlife drawn to this area due to the vast food supply and secluded beach areas with very little human interference. Bean Point where the Bay meets the gulf is pristine and very natural. We have seen everything from turtles, manatees, and dolphins, to every species of seabird found in this part of Florida present on the beach near our house. The water is beautiful and clean and so nice for swimming and the sand is sugar soft and white and perfect for burying your toes and building sand castles. If you walk south on our beach you will find yourself at the Famous Sandbar Restaurant where you can dine on the beach and watch the sun set. If you walk north on our beach you will end up on Bean Point where you have a panaramic view of water in every direction and you can actually stand on the tip of the island and watch the sunset and listen to the waves of the Gulf of Mexico crash into the waves of Tampa Bay. It is a magnificent feeling and part of the magic of Bean Point. We also like that we are in walking and biking distance from the Rod and Reel Pier where there is a fabulous restaraunt and excellent fishing and the historic district of the city of Anna Maria where shopping, museums, restaurants and entertainment can be found. A short stroll down the street finds the intersection of North Shore and Pine where the historic district begins and the free trolley can be picked up.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Besides being located next to one of the best beaches on Anna Maria island, we believe that we have one of the nicest private swimming pools and spas on the island. We had our pool custom built this summer 2010. It a very large swimming pool measuring 30 ft by 15 feet. It has a Caribbean Blue water color due to the Pebbletec bottom which you must see and experience to appreciate. The water just glistens due to state-of-the art filtration and cleaning. The rocks for the waterfall and spa overflow and coping were hand picked for their richness in color and the patio was carefully matched to the natural stone. We even embedded porcelain Loggerhead turtles on the bottom of the pool to remind you the Loggerheads that make their nests on our beach every summer. They look so real, you will believe you are actually swimming with the sea turtles. Our backyard is large and private with beautiful gardens. There are huge pine and palm trees on all sides of the property and the neighboring estates giving the pool and spa area complete privacy. You will feel like you are in your own private paradise when you enjoy the backyard area.


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              Photos

              • Gorgeous heated swimming pool and spa tucked away in lush tropical garden.

                Gorgeous heated swimming pool and spa tucked away in lush tropical garden.

              • Stunning Coral and Loggerhead Turtle porcelain inlays in swimming pool.

                Stunning Coral and Loggerhead Turtle porcelain inlays in swimming pool.

              • Large hot tub with cascading waterfall

                Large hot tub with cascading waterfall

              • Front of Beach House. The stunning garden makes this the perfect hideaway.

                Front of Beach House. The stunning garden makes this the perfect hideaway.

              • Whimsical garden path winding along the front of the house.

                Whimsical garden path winding along the front of the house.

              • Elegant dining room table with spacious seating and view of swimming pool.

                Elegant dining room table with spacious seating and view of swimming pool.

              • Fully remodeled upscale bathroom with travertine shower and ruby onyx shell sink

                Fully remodeled upscale bathroom with travertine shower and ruby onyx shell sink

              • New Second Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and en suite bathroom.

                New Second Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and en suite bathroom.

              • Fragrant flowers in our personal tropical garden paradise

                Fragrant flowers in our personal tropical garden paradise

              • An assortment of exotic bromiliads bloom in our yard.

                An assortment of exotic bromiliads bloom in our yard.

              • We even grow pineapples...here is one our our favorite pink pineapples !

                We even grow pineapples...here is one our our favorite pink pineapples !

              • Marvelous Sunset on the Beach Across the Street from the House. Sea birds abound

                Marvelous Sunset on the Beach Across the Street from the House. Sea birds abound

              • Tropical Private Paradise !

                Tropical Private Paradise !

              • Private heated spa overflowing onto rock waterfall nestled under the Palm trees.

                Private heated spa overflowing onto rock waterfall nestled under the Palm trees.

              • Sit in the spa and look up into the waving palm trees.

                Sit in the spa and look up into the waving palm trees.

              • The front garden at Spoonbill Hideaway.

                The front garden at Spoonbill Hideaway.

              • Beautiful Living Room with Tropical Garden View

                Beautiful Living Room with Tropical Garden View

              • Large modern kitchen with french doors leading to pool with view of waterfall.

                Large modern kitchen with french doors leading to pool with view of waterfall.

              • Master Bedroom with King Bed and French Doors to Pool/Spa and Garden

                Master Bedroom with King Bed and French Doors to Pool/Spa and Garden

              • Cozy Twin Beds in Guest Bedroom with view of sand dunes and garden.

                Cozy Twin Beds in Guest Bedroom with view of sand dunes and garden.

              • Beautiful Tropical Flowers...Lobster Tail Haliconia grow in our yard

                Beautiful Tropical Flowers...Lobster Tail Haliconia grow in our yard

              • Button Ginger, Bromeliads and Palm Trees surround the swimming pool and patio.

                Button Ginger, Bromeliads and Palm Trees surround the swimming pool and patio.

              • Anna Maria Island fun, shopping, festivals, parades, good eats !

                Anna Maria Island fun, shopping, festivals, parades, good eats !

              • Our kids say Hello from the pristine white sand beach at our house in Anna Maria

                Our kids say Hello from the pristine white sand beach at our house in Anna Maria

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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