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Gracious & Spacious Anna Maria Island Vacation Home

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Last updated: 06/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Holmes Beach house description

Framed by tall twisted Seagrape trees, and Saw Palmettos, you will find our 3800 sq ft.' tropical green' painted beach house, stretching up to three levels. Broken pieces of white sea shells, surround the tropical landscaping and coral pavers that make up the driveway. We built our home in 1996, and have enjoyed it as a meeting place for family reunions, friends, and Holidays. This is a house that has more windows than walls, and when you see the view, you'll understand why. Recently we updated it with new replacement windows and doors, hardy-board siding , new cabinets and granite counter tops in kitchen and bathrooms.
There are 2 houses between us and the pristine, white sandy beach; a quick short walk.
There are roll-a-way shutters, central intercom & stereo system,security system, and an elevator in the home that stops at three levels. The LR has a beautiful keystone fire place, with high cypress wood ceilings. House is decorated with a 'beach motif' with comfortable furniture.
The house is very open, tiled floors throughout, and has ceiling fans in every room. Two of the guest rooms have a queen size bed, and there is a large 'dorm' room on the back of the house with twin beds that sleep 6 people. The room has an adjoining large bathroom with shower (2 shower heads) and Koehler tub. Cable and
TVs in every room, PlayStation in guest room, DVD player. High-speed Internet access. Printer & Fax.
The covered wrap-around, screened deck area extends out behind the dining and LR areas, with a white porch swing, and comfortable patio furniture.
Large 2-car garage, and separate laundry room with W/D on ground level. Ping-Pong Table under lanai area, with 2 outdoor showers; one enclosed.
The master suite itself, is over 800 sq feet, surrounded by several windows overlooking the tree-tops with views of the Gulf. It makes up the top floor with a King size bed, wet-bar, keystone fireplace, home office area, sitting area with sofa, and covered deck . Adjoining is the master-bath with corner jacuzzi, separate toilet closet with bidet, and large shower.

You may receive a refund of up to 100% of your total rental payment if you provide written notice of cancellation at least 60 days prior to your arrival date, and paid with electronic check. However, if credit card used for deposit, and cancellation necessary, tenant responsible for credit-card fee (2.5% fee) not owner. Remaining deposit will be credited to tenant credit-card.

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Top story is taken up with master bedroom suite

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Doorways wider to allow wheelchair to fit thru....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            28...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • King size beds (1) Master bedroom, with wet-bar, and computer area., Queen size Beds (2) 2 Guest bedrooms with queen-size beds, Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twin beds--trundle beds underneath with mattresses., Baby Cribs (1) Portable in closet in guet bedroom, Bunk Beds (2) With ladder in dorm room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

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          • Bathroom 2

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          • Bathroom 3

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          • Beautiful tiled walls & floors, with granite counter-tops. Dorm room bath has 2-showerheads & bath-tub.; guest bath has shower. Master-bedroom bath has jacuzzi tub, shower, and toilet bedet--beautifully tiled, granite counter-tops in all bathrooms...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Updated new cabinets & appliances. Granite counter-tops.Hot-water-dispenser. New garbage disposal....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Excess dishware glass ware, pots, pans, utensils, the works.......moreless

          • Freezer:

            Extra fridge/freezer on ground floor in garage....moreless

          • Dining:

            Beautiful large wide table--seats 10 people....moreless

          • Microwave:

            New 'instant-hot' hot water dispenser....moreless

          • Stove
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

            Ceiling fans in every room, and on deck. Security system. Stereo/Intercom system....moreless

          • Living Room seats 6:

            Leather sofa--2 overstuffed leather lazy-boys with new coffee and end tables....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            North side allows several areas for parking in addition to driveway....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Beautiful gas burning fireplaces--2. One in LR and master-bedroom...moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            (2) 2 Fireplaces--One in Living room and master bedroom....moreless

          • Garage:

            Garage door opener. Electronic Lock front door--new...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Beach towels in chest of drawers in laundry room....moreless

          • Parking:

            Parking available on East & North side of house....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Tons of extra bath & beach towels...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Top-loader--extra large....moreless

          • Heating:

            Central Heating...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Enjoy a sunrise overlooking Tampa Bay and a picture-perfect Florida sunset all in a day…unbelievably beautiful.... No need to leave the island to find fun and relaxation. The island is only 7 miles long and no more than a few blocks wide which leaves you with sounds of waves and visions of the sunset from every location. Enjoy a day at the beach, read your book, and get an ice-cream cone at the cafe on the beach. Walk along pristine beaches and dine in award-winning restaurants. Enjoy fresh grouper sandwiches on a pier and sip wine while enjoying live music. Shop in specialty shops and boutiques all along the island. The Free Trolley will to take you where you want to go. The friendly environment and endless activities will keep you coming back for more. Hop aboard and experience island paradise!!!! . The island is known as a vacation favorite among local, national and international travelers. Discover what’s awaiting you – Your Piece of Paradise, 'An Island Under the Sun.'...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Computer and printer available with guest access & free wireless....moreless

              • Telephone:

                3-4 phones; in kitchen & bedrooms....moreless

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet
              • Computer Available

              Pool & Spa

              Outdoor Features

              • Porch / Veranda:

                Beautiful white porch swing & newly updated patio wicker furniture..dining table, rockers, chairs, etc....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                White sea-shell in yard--wear your flip-flops, as shell rough on the feet....moreless

              • Balcony:

                Off master-bedroom, over-looking deck off main living area....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Tennis academy within a few miles & tennis courts....moreless

              • Golf:

                Rentals available in our neighborhood....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Bicycles, tire pump, etc....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure

              Location & View

              • Water View:

                From top floor--Master-bedroom....moreless

              Activities

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

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              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $2,800

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Tax Rate 11.5%

              Notes:

              ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ALLOWED AND HOME IS NON-SMOKING. Security deposit will be kept for extra cleaning expenses, if it is determined tenants smoked in home and/or had pets on premises.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 06/12/2014
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              Location

              Holmes Beach
              Nearest Airport
              Sarasota Airport (18 mi) TPA Tampa (52.37 mi.)
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 64
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Manatee County Beach
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Hurricane Hanks, Decoy Ducks, Sand Bar
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Beach Bistro- 5 star restaurant nearby
              8 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Arnold Palmer, Golf Digest **** Star, Legacy Golf
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Lobstahs, Oyster Bar, Water Front, Beach House

              Car: Recommended

              Anna Maria Island is a beautiful quiet island, with 7 miles of white sandy beaches, and the most beautiful sunsets you've ever seen..The amazing thing about the island, is how it maintains its 'small town' atmosphere. There are no towering high rise condos and/or apartments on the island.

              Winding, narrow streets are framed with tropical trees and plants. Sea oats sway quietly in the gentle Gulf breeze.

              The island's 3 cities provide access to spectacular beaches and tons of outdoor activities.

              People are very friendly. There is a Free Trolley that travels the length of the island from 6:00AM-11:00PM, and is fun to ride. It can take you to island shops, awesome seafood restaurants, rustic fishing piers, ice cream shops, grocery stores, churches and more.

              There are numerous activities and fun things to do--to list a few: fishing, snorkeling, diving, surfing, para-sailing, bike riding and shelling. There are canoe, jet-ski, moped, and even 'Zegway' rentals.

              Nature can be enjoyed at its best walking the shell-lined shores, watching tropical birds and other island wildlife .There are parks in the area, including Myakka River State Park, and DeSota National Park. There are fishing charters, kayak outfitters, and even fruit farms nearby.

              There are numerous local attractions, should you tire of the sun, and need a 'rainy day' to catch up. There's Mote Marine Aquarium, Bishop Planetarium/Museum, Ringling Museum of Art, the Island Playhouse Theater, The Dali Museum, and Marie Selby Gardens, with it's beautiful orchid displays, and tropical plants..

              You will find major attractions in neighboring cities including Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and Disney World. The M LB team, the Tampa Rays play at Tropicana field in St Petersburg.

              There are more than 50 golf courses nearby. If you'd like to improve your game, the internationally famous David Leadbetter Golf Academy, Nick Boliterie Tennis Academy and IMG Academy are all located in Bradenton .

              The island is very 'laid-back' and offers so many wonderful accommodations. Come for the sunset, but stay for the sunrise,...Anna Maria Island is a special place, that will reach out to your heart...you won't want to leave...

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1996

              About: My husband and I are in our late 50's. He is a physician and myself a registered nurse. We have four college and graduate age sons that range between the ages of 23-29. We built our vacation home when our sons were young, and have had some memorable times and wonderful summer vacations, shared with extended family and friends. Our sons love to hunt,fish, and do just about any outdoor activity. We also have a VAIL TIMESHARE for week-Jan. 12-19 2013 only. Usually rents for $3000.00 (Vail Run Resort) Will negotiate rent down if interest--contact me for information. Had last minute cancellation.

              Why Holmes Beach:
              Anna Maria Island is very special too us--many family members live in the area. Florida's west coast sugar sand beaches are very often ranked as the top beaches in the world by most travel magazines. Family oriented and easy to get to, Anna Maria beaches are affordable destinations for making perfect vacations and 'perfect' memories--whether you want to hunt for sea-shells, fish, or just unwind..can't think of a better location...

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              There are numerous activities and fun things to do--to list a few: fishing, snorkeling, diving, surfing, para-sailing, bike riding and shelling. There are canoe, jet-ski, moped, and even 'Zegway' rentals. Nature can be enjoyed at its best walking the shell-lined shores, watching tropical birds and other island wildlife .There are parks in the area, including Myakka River State Park, and DeSota National Park. There are fishing charters, kayak outfitters, and even fruit farms nearby. There are numerous local attractions, should you tire of the sun, and need a 'rainy day' to catch up. There's Mote Marine Aquarium, Bishop Planetarium/Museum, Ringling Museum of Art, the Island Playhouse Theater, The Dali Museum, and Marie Selby Gardens, with it's beautiful orchid displays, and tropical plants.. You will find major attractions in neighboring cities including Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and Disney World. The M LB team, the Tampa Rays play at Tropicana field in St Petersburg. There are more than 50 golf courses nearby. If you'd like to improve your game, the internationally famous David Leadbetter Golf Academy, Nick Boliterie Tennis Academy and IMG Academy are all located in Bradenton . The island is very 'laid-back' and offers so many wonderful accommodations. Come for the sunset, but stay for the sunrise,...Anna Maria Island is a special place, that will reach out to your heart...you won't want to leave... Other Information Anna Maria Island's charm lies in its congenial air of unhurried tropical living and its easy-going inhabitants. Don't be surprised if you see movie stars trying to hide from it all, like the rest of us. * Did you know that there were several movies filmed here? 'Palmetto' starring Woody Harrelson, 'Out of Time' starring Denzel Washington, and 'Perfect Storm' starring George Clooney.


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              • House facing East.

                House facing East.

              • Deck area on west side of house.

                Deck area on west side of house.

              • Open area with living room,dining room & kit--tall ceilings & lots of windows.

                Open area with living room,dining room & kit--tall ceilings & lots of windows.

              • Beautiful Keystone coral fireplace in living room area.

                Beautiful Keystone coral fireplace in living room area.

              • Beautiful kitchen with granite, updated cabinetry and appliances.

                Beautiful kitchen with granite, updated cabinetry and appliances.

              • Master bedroom suite with wet-bar & computer area.

                Master bedroom suite with wet-bar & computer area.

              • Master bedroom with elevated floor area under king-size bed-windows all around.

                Master bedroom with elevated floor area under king-size bed-windows all around.

              • Master Bathroom-Jacuzzi jetted tub.

                Master Bathroom-Jacuzzi jetted tub.

              • Guest room looking out to patio area.

                Guest room looking out to patio area.

              • Bathroom off dorm room--2 shower-heads in shower.

                Bathroom off dorm room--2 shower-heads in shower.

              • Large bathroom off dorm room--tub & shower separate.

                Large bathroom off dorm room--tub & shower separate.

              • Beautiful sunset....

                Beautiful sunset....

              • Front Door

                Front Door

              • Entry way.

                Entry way.

              • Living room.

                Living room.

              • Dining Room Area

                Dining Room Area

              • Master bedroom fireplace.

                Master bedroom fireplace.

              • Master bedroom sitting area. Privacy patio off north side overlooking deck area.

                Master bedroom sitting area. Privacy patio off north side overlooking deck area.

              • Master Bathroom-jacuzzi tub & shower.

                Master Bathroom-jacuzzi tub & shower.

              • Guest bedroom #2 with Queen-size bed.

                Guest bedroom #2 with Queen-size bed.

              • Guest bath between 2 guest rooms with queen-size beds.

                Guest bath between 2 guest rooms with queen-size beds.

              • Dorm Room with bunk beds, twin beds and trundle under each. Great room for kids.

                Dorm Room with bunk beds, twin beds and trundle under each. Great room for kids.

              • Dorm room.

                Dorm room.

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              Date last modified - Sunday, April 06, 2014

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