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Close to the Beach, Cozy Studio, One Week Minimum

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Holmes Beach studio description

'Sunny Seashell' - a bright, fresh, spacious studio just 1-1/2 blocks from the most beautiful white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Just bring a toothbrush and your swimsuit - and enjoy a wonderful relaxing escape. Enjoy the slow pace of island life (without ever being too far from active city life). No car needed here, the free trolley runs the length of the island to shops, restaurants and sight seeing. The area is also bike- and pedestrian-friendly. Or spend your day relaxing on the beach, finding shells, fishing, and swimming. End your perfect beach day watching the spectacular sunset, or enjoying a meal at a beachside restaurant. The apartment is newly remodeled with fresh new furnishings, new kitchen and appliances. Cozy private backyard with gas grill and seating area. Bikes, beach gear and kayak provided for your outdoor activities. Owners are on-site and can answer any questions to make your vacation perfect in every way. The motto here is 'Hakuna matata'-- no worries... leave your everyday life behind and enjoy this island paradise!

Keywords: studio apartment, separate part of private home, ground floor, en suite separate kitchen and bathroom, walk-in closet

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            The sleeping area is part of the studio, not a separate BR...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Babysitter
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • outside shower; beach cart with chairs etc provided

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Television
              • Books

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                we have a two-seater kayak that you are welcome to use; you can easily roll it to the beach...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Small, private back yard with seating for 4; umbrella; chaise lounge...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                old but great for the island...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Village:

                    Holmes Beach is one of three towns on Anna Maria Island ...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Live Theater
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Surfing
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Cycling
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  May 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $700 $1,800
                  Fall
                  Sep 1 - Dec 15, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $675 $1,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $60
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Pet Fee $25
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  $250 refundable security deposit will also hold the reservation and is due upon booking. The 25% are due with the return of the signed contract and the final payment is due 15 days prior to check-in.


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                  Last updated: 07/08/2014
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                  Location

                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sarasota/ Bradenton or Tampa
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  White Ave Beach
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Sign of the Mermaid

                  Car: Recommended

                  art fairs, festivals, sunset gazing, lots of music, music festivals, fishing festivals, great restaurants; Ringling Circus Museum in Sarasota; Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Cortez Commercial Fishing Village; 100 year old City Pier; Rod and Reel Pier;

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: We are retired and LOVE the laid-back island life style. We walk, bike, swim and enjoy the beach every day and the sunsets every evening. Terry enjoys remodeling our 1968 house where we are only the second owner. We have a dog Niko, a quiet Shiba Inu. We love people and look forward to sharing our home. Ich (Barbara) spreche Deutsch (ich komme urspruenglich aus Deutschland) et je parle Francais aussi.

                  Why the Owner Chose Holmes Beach:
                  We visited this area for the first time during the 'cold' winter of 2010, when we stayed a month on Siesta Key, a month in Bradenton and two months in Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island. We loved the area's culture, arts, music and of course the beaches and outdoor activities. Anna Maria Island is quaint and laid back, pedestrian and bike friendly. 'Our' beach access is the most picturesque - it's like stepping into a Florida postcard: sugar white sand, emerald water and an uncrowded expanse of miles of beach. At the same time we are within short driving distances to three airports and the amenities of Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Tampa. Theaters, music, museums and the best restaurants and shopping, plus golf courses and sporting events - whatever your heart desires. You come back to the quiet life on Anna Maria, dig your heels into the warm sand, enjoy a drink and watch another glorious sunset!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
                  Our 'Sunny Seashell' is just that: sunny, fresh and made for couples or friends who like a cozy place to stay, where being out and about is more important than watching the latest news on TV. You are so close to the beach that you can jump up from the dinner table and watch the sun set. You can bike and stroll to the quaint shops on Pine Ave and fish on Anna Maria Pier. You can get a cup of coffee and sip it under the pines of Anna Maria beach. You can join the Turtle Watch and see the loggerhead turtle nests and you can watch a multitude of waterbirds along with dolphins and even a manatee. Collect seashells and sand dollars or go to one of the many art fairs on the island, or get fresh fruit and veggies at the local farmers market.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german

                   

                  Photos

                  • The Back Yard

                    The Back Yard

                  • Sleeping Area w/Queen Bed and Divider

                    Sleeping Area w/Queen Bed and Divider

                  • Dining & Sleeping

                    Dining & Sleeping

                  • Eating Area - Guten Appetit!

                    Eating Area - Guten Appetit!

                  • Your Apartment Awaits

                    Your Apartment Awaits

                  • Beach Walks and Bike Rides

                    Beach Walks and Bike Rides

                  • Rod&Reel Pier on the Bay-side of Anna Maria island

                    Rod&Reel Pier on the Bay-side of Anna Maria island

                  • Frankie - our rescued cat and King of the Hill!

                    Frankie - our rescued cat and King of the Hill!

                  • Welcome to Anna Maria Island

                    Welcome to Anna Maria Island

                  • View through the Divider towards Sleeping and Living Area

                    View through the Divider towards Sleeping and Living Area

                  • Kitchen - all new!

                    Kitchen - all new!

                  • Remodeled Bathroom

                    Remodeled Bathroom

                  • Always a Favorite - Sunsets

                    Always a Favorite - Sunsets

                  • Between a Summer Shower and a Sunset

                    Between a Summer Shower and a Sunset

                  • Another vacation day ends with a glorious sunset

                    Another vacation day ends with a glorious sunset

                  • Niko the Owners' Dog will welcome you to 'Sunny Seashell'

                    Niko the Owners' Dog will welcome you to 'Sunny Seashell'

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

                  $675 - $700 per week (USD)
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                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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