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

Gorgeous heated swimming pool and spa tucked away in lush tropical garden. Private heated spa overflowing onto rock waterfall nestled under the Palm trees. Front of Beach House. The stunning garden makes this the perfect hideaway. Whimsical garden path winding along the front of the house. Beautiful Living Room with Tropical Garden View Elegant dining room table with spacious seating and view of swimming pool. Large modern kitchen with french doors leading to pool with view of waterfall. Fully remodeled upscale bathroom with travertine shower and ruby onyx shell sink Master Bedroom with King Bed and French Doors to Pool/Spa and Garden New Second Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and en suite bathroom. Cozy Twin Beds in Guest Bedroom with view of sand dunes and garden. Large elegant patio with beautiful dining poolside in tropical garden paradise. Stunning Coral and Loggerhead Turtle porcelain inlays in swimming pool. Button Ginger, Bromeliads and Palm Trees surround the swimming pool and patio. Marvelous Sunset on the Beach Across the Street from the House. Sea birds abound Our kids say Hello from the pristine white sand beach at our house in Anna Maria

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Last updated: 04/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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  • 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 just 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 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, coffemaker, 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.

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

  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • House
  • 1 story

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

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          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

          • Refrigerator
          • Dining
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher

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

          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

              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player

              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

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

              Car

                  • Recommended

                  Activities

                  • Rafting
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Surfing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Hiking
                  • Cycling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Parasailing
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Antiquing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Boating

                  Other Activities

                      • 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. ...moreless
                       

                      Reviews

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                      • Perfect week at Spoonbill

                        Perfect week at Spoonbill

                        • Guest Perry Q.
                        • Date of stay 10/05/13
                        • Review Submitted 10/22/13
                        We loved our week at this wonderful home. It was exactly as described, but is larger than it looks in the pictures. Very spacious, painstakingly restored to its original glory with great attention to detail. The property is very private, very clean, and has everything you need for a Florida vacation. Owner Melanie was extremely helpful. Spoonbill hideaway is right across the road from the loveliest beach on the island. There are loads of pool and beach toys, umbrellas, chairs - and a cart to get them to the beach. When our little boys needed to be out of the sun, we rinsed off in the outdoor shower and stayed by the pool. We enjoyed visits to the Mote Aquarium in Sarasota, local restaurants (Beach House and Sand bar), and a day trip to Legoland. But the best part was just staying put. I would highly recommend this property, especially for families with children, or couples traveling together. We'll be back!

                        Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                      • Great vacation home!!!!

                        Great vacation home!!!!

                        • Guest Cathy (South Setauket NY)
                        • Date of stay 06/22/13
                        • Review Submitted 07/04/13
                        My family and I had a fantastic stay at the spoonbill hideaway. The home is lovely, well stocked with necessities and the yard is a little private paradise! The beach is a short walk away - and what a beach, absolutely stunning!!! The owners Melanie, could not have been more helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to refe someone to this property - in fact I already have!!! :)

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, tourists without a car, adventure seekers.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                      • Perfect package: Location, tropical pool and spotless, friendly home

                        Perfect package: Location, tropical pool and spotless, friendly home

                        • Guest halls (United States)
                        • Date of stay 05/05/13
                        • Review Submitted 05/18/13
                        We've spent about 14 weeks on Anna Maria over the past four years. We've rented five different houses, but have stuck with Spoonbill since we found it. The owners -- who are very accessible -- have created a great space for families or for couples (we are a couple). The house (why do pink houses look so appropriate in Florida?) is clean, open-feeling with all the comforts of home. There is a full knife set in the kitchen for cooks...and heavier weight stainless pans to saute your fresh catch of the day. The patio and pool area is a paradise for people like me who like to lounge in the water with a book. Plenty of comfortable patio furniture. And a storage chest of outdoor toys for kids. The main bath opens directly onto the patio (where there's a shower), so it's easy to zip in and out in wet suits without tracking up the house. And the whole patio is surrounded by all sorts of palms and different flowers...something is almost always in bloom. Very private. Very green luxury. But don't forget the beach. It could hardly be closer. Rent bikes and the whole island is yours (Beach Bums delivers). A few of our favorites: Rod and Reel Pier (for fishing and fresh catch (the daily sandwich special, with or without the bun, is often the best...), Duffy's (will make a burger lover out of nearly anyone), Bortell's Lounge (because it's full of characters and feels like you're in someone's basement (a good escape, sometimes, from all that sunshine). If you leave the island, head to Cortez and Star Fish company where you eat fish from cardboard boxes while sitting on picnic tables that fronts water where scores of fishing boats are docked. Publix on Holmes Beach can take care of almost all shopping needs, but we buy our fish at Island Fresh Market. It often has what you want (Florida pinks, mahi), but if it's something special (a whole grouper, say), give them a day's notice and they'll get it for you. If Anna Maria fits like a favorite old sweatshirt....then Spoonbill, as pretty, updated and clean as it is, slides on like a comfortable pair of sneakers....and it's tough to leave either the island or the house behind. Enjoy!

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 5/5

                      • Seeking sunshine

                        Seeking sunshine

                        • Guest Outdoor lovers (Sioux falls, sd)
                        • Date of stay 03/09/13
                        • Review Submitted 03/27/13
                        We had an amazing experience at Spoonbill Hideaway beginning with the communication with the owners all the way through our trip. This is our fourth visit to AMI and we love it there. The house is a perfect location, well stocked and clean. Our favorite place was the incredible back yard. The landscaping is breathtaking, very private and the hot tub was in use every evening.The north end has beautiful beaches, close to shops, and much quieter. One tip for eatery is Pappos on Pine avenue right up the road as they have amazing burritos. Thanks to Melanie for creating such a special place and we hope to return. Also, our son proposed to his girlfriend at the Sandbar while we were there so it will always be a great memory.

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/3

                      • Perfect Anna Maria Home

                        Perfect Anna Maria Home

                        • Guest Jerry and Liz (Soldiers Grove, WI)
                        • Date of stay 01/26/13
                        • Review Submitted 02/17/13
                        Spoonbill Hideaway is the perfect place to stay on Anna Maria. The owners have renovated the house and property with great care, staying true to the scale and character of this special place. The house is very comfortable and provides everything needed for cooking, playing and relaxing. The grounds have been landscaped in a way that is not only beautiful but which affords great privacy. It's a short walk to one of the most spectacular beaches around, and a short hike to Pine Avenue restaurants and shops. Melanie, the owner, responded immediately when we needed her. She cares about her property and the comfort of her guests. We had such a great time that we are returning next year for a longer stay.

                        Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, romantic getaway.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                      • Perfect family vacation!

                        Perfect family vacation!

                        • Guest sunnygirl (Austin, TX)
                        • Date of stay 08/04/12
                        • Review Submitted 08/16/12
                        Our stay at Spoonbill Hideaway couldn't have been more enjoyable. The home itself is so charming, and has everything a family could possibly need. The house was immaculate and nicely decorated. The kitchen was as well-stocked as mine at home. There is a beach cart that can be used to take the beach umbrella, beach chairs, and other gear (that the owner provides) to and from the beach. The back yard and pool area are beautifully landscaped. The pool is a nice size, and the hot tub/spa was enjoyable even in August. The beach was only a couple of minutes away...just walk a few houses up, and then down a short sandy path to the beach. The beach was the widest I have ever seen. The water was beautiful, with no large waves - perfect for small children. The town of Anna Maria is so quaint and lovely. When we weren't in the pool or at the beach, we enjoyed going to the local ice cream shops, cooking on the grill by the pool, and playing games that were provided (Twister and Connect Four were our favorites). Thank you for a lovely time in Anna Maria!

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 6/6

                      • An Island Paradise

                        An Island Paradise

                        • Guest Haylodger (Scotland)
                        • Date of stay 07/03/12
                        • Review Submitted 07/17/12
                        Stayed at Spoonbill Hideaway in early July 2012, including July 4th holiday. The house is situated ideally within 100 yards or so of a spectacular beach at the North Gulf end of the island. The house was clean and well equipped, and the outdoor space - pool and spa - was really welcome as an alternative to the beach. We had a brief issue with the spa but found the owner to be easily contactable, friendly and helpful, and the issue was sorted out immediately. We hired bikes from a nearby store and used these to explore the whole of the top end, which was easy even with small kids, due to the flat terrain. Great eating at the Sandbar, the Rod and Reel, and ice creams at Two Scoops and Dips. Swimming in the warm Gulf waters, snorkelling with sea turtles, dolphins, starfish etc, was all at close hand. I would heartily recommend this property as an ideal island base if you are looking for a fairly quiet but conveniently located beach house with the beach and sea within short walking distance. I have nothing but positive comments regarding the owner, who I found helpful and approachable throughout all my dealings with her.

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, romantic getaway.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 5/5

                      • Wonderful vacation home!

                        Wonderful vacation home!

                        • Guest Roger (Cincinnati, Ohio)
                        • Date of stay 04/07/12
                        • Review Submitted 05/05/12
                        We stayed at this beautiful vacation home the second week of April 2012, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The house was well kept, very clean, and well maintained. The house has all of the comforts of home, including new washer and dryer, wi-fi, cable, and comfortable furnishings. The patio and pool area is beautiful and we spent many enjoyable hours relaxing poolside! The landscaping is breath taking, with a wide variety of plantlife. The outdoor areas, like the interior of the home, are well maintained. We especially enjoyed the privacy, which allowed for a spa like vacation retreat. The house includes beach chairs, beach toys, etc, everything you need for a beach vacation. The beach area near the house is very private, and truly the best location on the island. Local shops and dining are within walking distance. All of the locals we ran into we're very friendly and accommodating. Booking our reservation was hassel free. The owners are very friendly and offered many suggestions of things to do while in Anna Marie. We definitely plan to return to Spoonbill Hideaway in Anna Marie!

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                      • Spring Break 2012-Spoonbill Hideaway

                        Spring Break 2012-Spoonbill Hideaway

                        • Guest Tony j.
                        • Date of stay 03/24/12
                        • Review Submitted 05/03/12
                        Spoonbill Hideaway is wonderful. Pictures are great but it's even more beautiful in person. We had a wonderful two weeks this Spring break. The house is a charming beach cottage right across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. The beach was easy to get to as were the shops in town. We biked all the streets around town every day. This area has a small town feeling that instantly makes you feel at home. We enjoyed many local restaurants, especially City Pier and Rod n reel. The home itself is very clean and well maintained. We highly recommend this property. The best part for us was.....when the kids are tired at night the could relax and watch TV or go to bed but that didn't mean the night was over for us. We were able to enjoy the beautiful backyard unlike when staying in a hotel we were stuck in the room. This is the perfect home for a family to rent. Thank you for sharing Spoonbill Hideaway. We love it!!

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/4

                      • Perfect Beachside Paradise

                        Perfect Beachside Paradise

                        • Guest South East England (London)
                        • Date of stay 08/13/11
                        • Review Submitted 09/02/11
                        Spoonbill Hideaway was a delight. The house was very well furnished and had everything we needed for our stay. The pool and garden were even better than we expected. The pool is very spacious and the beautiful planting in the garden made us feel like we were in a private secluded oasis. The beach - which is large, clean and completely stunning - is across the street. This was our first stay in Anna Maria Island, chosen after some internet research and lots of looking at Google maps. We couldn't have been happier with our choice of location or rental property. Thank you.

                        Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 5/5

                       
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter-Spring
                      Jan 4 - Apr 25, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,250

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Late Spring
                      Apr 26 - May 23, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,850

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Memorial Day Week
                      May 24 - May 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,250
                      Summer
                      May 31 - Aug 1, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,995

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Late Summer
                      Aug 2 - Aug 29, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,850

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Fall
                      Aug 30 - Dec 19, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,800
                      Winter-Spring 2015
                      Jan 3 - May 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,250

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning Fee $150
                      • 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.


                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Last updated: 04/06/2014
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                      Location

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

                      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.

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

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

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

                        Stunning Coral and Loggerhead Turtle porcelain inlays in swimming pool.

                      • 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

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

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

                      • 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.

                      • Large elegant patio with beautiful dining poolside in tropical garden paradise.

                        Large elegant patio with beautiful dining poolside in tropical garden paradise.

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

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

                      • 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

                      VRBO #323970

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Friday, March 14, 2014

                      $1,800 - $2,250 per week (USD)
                      16

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 04/06/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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