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Beaches, Fishing, & Family Fun in the Tropics

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Last updated: 08/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Anna Maria Island invites you to sandy beaches in a tropical setting. With easy access from Tampa or Sarasota airports, this condo is located on a slender spit of land at the south end of this barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico. This unique setting has direct frontage on the Sarasota Bay to the east, and is 30 steps from the Gulf of Mexico beaches to the west. The beaches are never crowded, because the island allows no high rise buildings. You can walk for 7 unobstructed miles along the sandy beaches, or collect a wide variety of shells.

Enjoy expansive views of the water from your living room or bedroom. Or relax and enjoy the sunset from your lanai. A private dock provides a space for fishing in the Sarasota Bay, or docking a boat for deep water fishing excursions. The Gulf of Mexico is at your front door, with great swimming, wide sandy beaches, shells, children's playgrounds, and beautiful sunsets. The Sarasota Bay is at your back door, with a pool and picnic spot overlooking the water. There are 2 golf courses on the island, and 45 more courses within minutes. Bring your boat, fishing and snorkeling gear, and golf clubs, because this island has it all. Beach towels, chairs, and children's sand toys are provided.

The town of Bradenton Beach, on the island, offers prize winning restaurants. grocery shopping, and many fine boutiques and beach shops. There is also a free trolley car that travels the length of the island. Sarasota, the cultural capital of Florida, is a 20 minute drive away, offering world class musical, dance, and theatre performances. Tampa is a beautiful 50 minute drive over bridges and along the Tampa Bay.

Keywords: Condominium


Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    Pool may be supervised from lanai, water flotation toys are provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    with private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Sofa bed, desk, TV, lanai over-looking beach...moreless

  • Master bedroom opens to lanai with beautiful view of Sarasota Bay. Second bedroom shares bath. Third bedroom may be used during the day as a second sitting/living room with sofa bed, desk with inter-net and flat screen TV....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • Master bathroom has roomy shower and large closet area. Second bathroom has shower over tub, and is shared by two bedrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Private fishing pier and boat dock will accommodate boats up to 30 feet in length. Located on Tampa/Sarasota inter-coastal waterway for excellent boating. swimming, and fishing....moreless


  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Small stereo for CD's and ITunes plug-in....moreless

  • Television:

    Cable TV with local and premium channels available....moreless

  • Toys:

    Puzzles, games and children's crayons provided....moreless

  • VCR


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


  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Over-looks Gulf of Mexico beach, with beautiful sunset view over the ocean from the front lanai....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Beautiful sandy beach with many shells, and gradual shallow entry into water for safe swimming....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Beautiful view of the Sarasota Bay and the beaches on the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Views of both the Gulf of Mexico and the Sarasota Bay, with private dock for boating on the inland waterway or the open ocean....moreless

  • Water View:

    Sweeping views of Sarasota Bay from one side of condo, Gulf of Mexico from other side of condo....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining area inside seats six, and a second dining area on the screened lanai seats four....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    In the condo...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Reserved parking space, and space for a guest ...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    Open garage under the condo building....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free internet accessible in lanai, at pool, and on dock....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided, including beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seating for six, with a flat screen TV, and large sliding patio door to lanai over-looking Sarasota Bay....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking space available for multiple vehicles, one assigned parking space for the condo. No boat trailer parking allowed....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking under the building. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Long distance calls within the United States are included...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washer and dryer located in the condo....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free internet available anywhere in the condo, on the dock, or at the pool....moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with dishes, pots and pans, small appliances and dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Large, roomy refrigerator and freezer with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Available for rent at several bicycle shops on the island...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf:

    Several premium golf courses available within one hour drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak, canoe and boat rentals available on the island. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    (2) One lanai faces the Gulf of Mexico beaches, the second faces the pool and Sarasota Bay...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Grassy area next to Sarasota Bay for children's play area....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grill and picnic area over-looking Sarasota Bay, with grassy play area for children....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Beautiful view of Sarasota Bay from pool. Barbq and picnic area next to pool ...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Building Type

  • Building


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,500 $5,000
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,800 $6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning and laundry $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


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Last updated: 08/28/2015
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota or Tampa International Airports
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-75 and US-41

Car: Not Necessary

Long sandy beach, boat dock for boats up to 30 feet long, fishing, a variety of golf courses, award-winning restaurants, and boutique shopping available.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002

About: Anna Maria Island is a great place for children. We bought our condo so that we would have a comfortable place to take our children for vacation. We can fish off the boat dock. Docking our boat at our back door, with easy access to the inter-coastal waterway, is heavenly. The children love collecting shells on the beach, and the sand on the island beach is beautiful.

Why Other Bradenton Beach Properties:
We chose Anna Maria Island because the beaches are beautiful, and the island does not allow high rise buildings. This means that the beaches are not crowded, and we can walk for seven uninterrupted miles along the Gulf. The stretch of land where our condo is located is a narrow isthmus with the Sarasota Bay on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other, for beautiful water views, boating and swimming. We love the atmosphere of 'Old Florida' we have found on the island.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our property is the only one on Anna Maria Island that has both a boat dock and a beautiful beach within 30 steps of our door.

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  • Pool, dock and Sarasota Bay

    Pool, dock and Sarasota Bay

  • Unit #204 view of lanai overlooking Gulf of Mexico

    Unit #204 view of lanai overlooking Gulf of Mexico

  • Pool and BarBQ area

    Pool and BarBQ area

  • Kitchen


  • Lanai on Sarasota Bay

    Lanai on Sarasota Bay

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Second Bathroom

    Second Bathroom

  • Den or third bedroom with sleeper sofa

    Den or third bedroom with sleeper sofa

  • Dock on Sarasota Bay for boating or fishing

    Dock on Sarasota Bay for boating or fishing

  • View of the beach from front lanai

    View of the beach from front lanai

  • Dining and living room

    Dining and living room

  • Condo location on Anna Maria Island. Eight miles of beach.

    Condo location on Anna Maria Island. Eight miles of beach.

  • Exterior view from the dock on Sarasota Bay

    Exterior view from the dock on Sarasota Bay

  • Kitchen


  • Lanai overlooking Sarasota Bay from living room

    Lanai overlooking Sarasota Bay from living room

  • View from lanai over-looking Sarasota Bay

    View from lanai over-looking Sarasota Bay

  • A day at the beach

    A day at the beach

  • Second Bathroom

    Second Bathroom

  • Den and lanai over-looking Gulf  of Mexico beach

    Den and lanai over-looking Gulf of Mexico beach

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Sunset from Coquina Beach - 30 steps from condo

    Sunset from Coquina Beach - 30 steps from condo

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

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