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Our new 1+ bedroom home (1 king beds, 1 sleeper couch, 1 futon) may be the most cozy beach condo on the island! The futon is in the Lanai with locking door for privacy so, doubles as a private second bedroom even though it is considered a lanai. You may not find another spot so close to the beach & bay yet so peaceful & with such ambiance. It is in a peaceful private compound about 50 steps from bay & beach. Nothing soothes like the smell the salt from the sea & sound of the waves. You are almost certain to see Dolphins from our dock or beach! If you like to fish this is fishing heaven!
You will have a private, off road, parking spot.
There is an outdoor storage locker next to your entrance. In the locker is fishing gear, chairs and umbrella.
Use our gas grill. Nothing like grilling the fish you just caught!
Ride bikes to ride the long paved bike paths along the beach. There's a paved trail across st that leads to Coquina Beach. If you go all the way to the end you can loop under bridge & find Coquina BayWalk Preserve. You can loop back to the Coquina Cafe for a cold drink & delicious Hamburger or their great grilled chicken sandwich.
This property has had a recent makeover. Entire home has porcelain floors in every room! Big screened lanai with sliding glass doors. Rate includes unlimited calling anywhere in USA and Canada, Wi-Fi, Digital cable, Plasma TV with DVD. New reclining chairs in living area (not yet shown in pictures). Everything will be like new! If you like fishing, we have a dock just about 40 steps away too. If you like going for walks, there is a marvelous paved trail across our street that goes for about a 1.5 miles or so along the beach. The trail is covered by weeping pines and palms and is simply breathtaking. Just a quick walk down the road is The Coquina Baywalk at Leffis key where you will enjoy acres of boardwalks built along the Bay. Spectacular scenery. You will enjoy a wide variety of restaurants all within walking distance including our favorites on the historic Bridge St Pier. Watch for dolphins and Manatee! Anyway, I can go on but look at the PERFECT 5 star reviews that we already have for this new property. They describe how great this property and location is. Our low intro sale rate is great too! Rates will be going up soon and we are booking fast. Act now and save.
This property has had a recent makeover. Entire home has ceramic tile floors in every room! Big screened lanai with sliding glass doors. Rate includes unlimited calling anywhere in USA and Canada, Wi-Fi, Digital cable, 3 TV's and at least one with DVD. Everything will be like new! If you like fishing, we have a brand new dock just about 40 steps away too. Fishing gear included! There's an outdoor shower right before you get to washer and dryer.
King size beds (1) Premium California king bed which is larger than normal king bed., Double Beds (1) 1 double size sleep sofa made by Lazy Boy. This is the most comfortable sleep sofa made! Located in Living area., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleep sofa/futon in Lanai. This room doubles perfectly as a spare bedroom and has double door for privacy. Turn off the A/C and open the windows of which there are 9 in this room! Let the sound of palms swaying in the gentle breeze relax you!...moreless
Enjoy riding bikes on the paved trail that leads to Coquina Beach. Loop around on other side (under bridge) to Baywalk at Coquina Beach. Spectacular views from the long boardwalk the stretches along the Bay! We have a strategic alliance with Bike rentals on Bridge St. You will receive a cruiser bike for just $25 per week. Some places charge this per day! Helmets & bike locks included too.
Enjoy our gas grill.
Tropical garden in our big brick courtyard with picnic area.
Flatscreen TV with DVD
Use our fishing gear to fish off our dock or the long pier down the road where they sell bait.
For the health conscious, we have installed a $3000 water filtration system. Unlike other vacation rentals on the island that use public water which is heavily treated with CHLORINE & other chemicals our filtration system filters all this out. So, when you bathe, cook or, drink, know that you have the purest and only chemical free water on the island! ...moreless
Summer (note holidays extra). Jun 14 - Aug 14, 2015 3 night min stay
end of Summer/Fall Aug 15 - Dec 19, 2015 3 night min stay
Early Winter Dec 20 - Jan 1, 2016 3 night min stay
Early Winter 40% off rale Sale Jan 2 - Jan 15, 2016 3 night min stay
January Rate SALE! Jan 16 - Jan 31, 2016 3 night min stay
Peak Winter Feb 1 - Apr 15, 2016 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Add $100 for Holiday weeks; Memorial day, July 4th and Thanksgiving vacation weeks.
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Anna Maria Holmes Beach Bradenton Beach and Beyond
A few examples of AREA ATTRACTIONS
While Anna Maria Island is known for laid back living and relaxation, should you wish to participate in the local scene there's an abundance of activities. If you enjoy biking, Bradenton Beach has a designated bike trail along Gulf Drive. Old Bridge Street has Putt Putt Golf and while you play, there is a misting system so you can stay cool. At the end of Old Bridge Street is a pier for your fishing pleasure as well as a restaurant. There are a variety of restaurants on Old Bridge St making it possible to satisfy every appetite.
Whether it's pizza or French crepes to fish tacos, you can find a meal to satisfy. There are also shops and the US Post office is located here so you can mail post cards to your friends back home.
Naturally you can swim in the crystal clear emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Snorkeling is also fun or surfboarding, parasailing or kayaking. Several local business will rent you all the necessary equipment. Naturally there are golfing and tennis too.
There's really a wide range of things to do here, if you want to have an action packed time you will find plenty. Of course you can always stroll along the shore collecting shells and then watch an incredible sunset with your favorite beverage. Kids would enjoy a visit to Bradenton to see Snooty the manatee. The area of Manatee/Sarasota counties also has great off shore fishing, jet skiing, kayaking, golfing, tennis, shopping, museums, and art galleries to explore.
Be sure to observe all the turtle watch rules as the Ridley turtles are building nests from early May and baby turtles are hatching on our beaches. You might even go on a turtle watch tour with our local turtle lady. Look in the paper for her schedule.
The entire island of Anna Maria has many reasonably priced awarding winning restaurants.The Sign of the Mermaid Restaurant has not only delicious food as in breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but the owner is a triple time National Pie contest winner. Be sure and stop by.
Of course, check out the local newspaper for the latest events about the island. The A.M.I. SUN is just one. It's free and had lots of information you can use on current happenings.
Holmes Beach is famous for the Beach Cafe, Skinny's a small local hamburger, hotdog storefront plus along Gulf Drive you will locate the island grocery store, Publix and several island strip centers with your last minute beach items such as snacks, lotions, toys and beach towels.
OFF THE ISLAND
Mote Science Lab is just a short drive off the island and on to Longboat Key just a few miles to the south. Both you and your kids will enjoy a visit to this 'hands on' science stop. This is where many of the rescued injured animals, occasional birds, turtles, etc are taken to recuperate and then are returned to nature.
ESPECIALLY for kids:
G WIZ is located in Sarasota near the VanWizzel a block off of Tamiami. This is a state of the art Science hands on museum. Well worth the visit. Check it out on line to see what they are featuring. Call for cost.
Disneyworld, Epcot Center, the Everglades, visit close by Sarasota with the Ringling Museum, Saint Armand's, and Selby Gardens.
About the owner: My wife and I own and operate this property. We own the property free and clear of bank mortgage and have zero intention to ever sell. This means you have peace of mind knowing it will not be foreclosed on or sold after you reserve. We take great pride in offering the best vacation rentals in best location that are ALWAYS spotless clean and with reasonable rates.Over half our guests return on a repeat basis. We take this as a compliment and hope you become a regular customer too!
Why the Owner Chose Other Bradenton Beach Properties: 3 reasons, location, location, location! Close to all the the fun spots. Walk to several restaurants, fishing pier, bait shop, segway and bike rentals, mini golf, beach side cafes, boutique shopping, tiki huts, marina, boat rentals/excursions, and much more! Even though close to all the fun the home is located in a very peaceful and serene spot with big court yard. You can relax and 'recharge your battery' in our big lanai or courtyard. Listen to the sounds of birds and rustling of palms, while enjoying the beauty of the tropical plants, fruit trees. Good book and pina colada optional.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: Big Lanai has a sleep futon and doubles as a second bedroom. Enjoy extra large sliding glass screened windows. Open concept stocked kitchen with all the extras like being at home. New appliances. Big breakfast bar. Garbage disposal.
Huge California King bed.
Ride bikes to tour the near by nature preserve and miles of safe paved bike trails!
For the health conscious, we have installed a $3000 water filtration system. Unlike other vacation rentals on the island that use public water which is heavily treated with CHLORINE and other chemicals our filtration system filters all this out. So, when you bathe, cook or, drink, know that you have the purest and only chemical free water on the island! Not only is this healthier in every regard but, women will notice that their hair is fuller and skin is softer after washing as their are no chemicals to make the hair limp or to dry out skin!