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Ann's House...a Quaint, Cozy Duplex... Steps to the Gulf of Mexico

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Holmes Beach house description

This duplex is an 'Old Florida home' rustic and comfortable and features '2' units; one with two bedrooms, two bathrooms on east side, and one bedroom, one bathroom on west side.
It sits in a secluded neighborhood of Anna Maria Island, West of Gulf Drive and is a short 5 min. walk to the beach. At present, 1-br unit 'B' is not available as annual tenant resides there.

*units can be rented separately or together.
*sleeps 2-4 per unit.

Enclosed large patio area in rear, open to beautiful, secluded yard, with orange and banana trees. Two bedroom unit has dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, stove, full kitchen, washer/dryer (laundry room),air-conditioning, 3 TVs, VCR/DVD, and ceiling fans in every room. King size bed in master bedroom, and twin beds in 2nd bedroom. 2 shower stalls/no bath tub. The 2-br unit includes 1442 sq ft.Of living space with an additional patio and/or sun-room that is 360 sq. Ft.
One bedroom unit has a full kitchen, microwave, stove, refrigerator, air conditioning, 2 TV, and sofa bed in living room. King size bed in bedroom. Sofa sleeper with new mattress. This 1-br unit has 640
Sq.Ft. Of living space with an additional 280 sq.Ft. Of outdoor concrete patio area at the rear of the house.
Shower/bath-tub in bathroom. Privacy patio in back.
No garage, but driveway available for parking.
Cable TV. Basic phone service. Gas grill for each unit. All linens provided, including extra pillows, blankets and beach towels!
Washer/dryer in 2-br unit. Dishwater in 2-br unit.
Full kitchens in both units including plates, silverware, kitchen utensils, pots, pans,coffee pot, etc.

Non-smoking.
No pets.
Extra beach chairs for your convenience.
Updated recently with wireless access in each unit.
Port-o-crib available.
Storage shed in back yard for your extra storage needs.

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 used an electronic check. However, if credit card was used for initial reservation deposit , and cancellation necessary, tenant is responsible for credit-card fee (2.5% fee) not owner. Remaining balance of deposit will be credited to tenant credit-card.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1802 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Strict--No pets policy....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    House 1-story; no stairs. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • This is a 'private paradise' for families, honeymooners and for those who love enjoying vacation seeking natural beauty. The perfect place for those looking for adventures. Holmes Beach, is the 'business' center of this beautiful island. The island library, as well as banks, grocery store are all in Holmes Beach along with a wide variety of shops and restaurants....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Shelves in Entry way with nearly 100 books...moreless

  • DVD Player

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Internet:

    Wireless and/or hardwire...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens and towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable sofas, lazy-boy, lamps for readying....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Kitchen phone and phone in master bedroom...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Including a few beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Heavy duty--top-loader...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee filters on-hand with plenty of mugs...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishware, glasses, pots pans, all utinsils etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    With refrigerator/ side by side...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Galley type of kitchen with pass-thru window to patio area....moreless

  • Microwave:

    large...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Includes spices, coffee filters, salt&pepper, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Large white GE...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,400 $3,000
Summer
May 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$800 $1,800
Fall (Off Season)
Sep 1 - Nov 21, 2015
7 night min stay

$700 $1,600
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,000
Christmas Week
Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,200
New Years Week
Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,200
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

There is a 2.5% processing fee for Credit card use. Credit card Transaction fees--are tenant responsibility.

I accept electronic payments on the website and bank checks.

*You also have the option to buy "damage insurance" at a low rate:

$49.00 for protection coverage up to $1500.00

$69.00 for protection coverage up to $3000.00

$89.00 for protection coverage up to $5000.00


Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

53 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota Airport (18 mi) TPA Tampa (52.37 mi.)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hurricane Hanks, Decoy Ducks, Sand Bar
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Arnold Palmer, Golf Digest **** Star, Legacy Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lobstahs, Oyster Bar, Water Front, Beach House,
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Manatee County Beach

Car: Recommended

Anna Maria is beautiful with its many amenities and activities. Easy 'on-off' island access, and friendly island atmosphere. The neighborhood trolley will take you where you want to go at no charge!

Escape to a beautiful area where the sunsets are spectacular, the waters aquamarine, and enjoy the tropical breezes overlooking the Gulf. There are many shops and restaurants within walking distance.

There is plenty of beach fun, fishing, biking, shopping, boating, and golf. The Mote Aquarium, Selby Gardens and Planetarium are close by

in Sarasota, and several Florida attractions are just a quick drive away.

Anna Maria Island supports a very special ecology and 'Old Florida feel.'. The laid-back lifestyle allows time to step back from the hectic stress and just walk on the beach, or enjoy a relaxing picnic at sunset.

Surrounded by the lush sub-tropical growth and island birds, you feel the peace and calmness of Times gone by... Once you've visited this island, you'll want to come back.

You can choose between a slow, leisurely, relaxing beach get-away, or a fast-paced, sight-seeing, & activity-filled vacation, or a little of both--activities are endless.

There is a Publix supermarket, Walgreens & CVS drug stores, gift shops, beach stores, 2 cafes, and BBQ, German, Japanese, & Chinese restaurants are all within 1/2 mile. ATMs and banks are nearby.

Who needs a swimming pool when you can swim in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico?????

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: My husband is a Floridian, and we moved back to Florida from Nebraska in 1985 when our children were very young. This duplex was owned by a special aunt, and we bought it from her, with other family members, in 2002. It was built in 1956. My husband and I are in our mid 50's. He is a radiologist and myself a registered nurse. We have four college/grad student age sons that range between the ages of 23-29. We have had some memorable times and wonderful summer vacations, shared with extended family and friends. We have been coming to the island for 30 plus years, and feel most 'relaxed' when we are here...It is easy to fall in love with the sunny, 'sugar sand' beaches, and the relaxing way of life--whether you are reading a good book, floating in the warm gentle waters, or walking along the beautiful beach watching the amazing sunsets. We also have a VAIL TIMESHARE for week-Jan. 10-Jan 17 2015 only. Usually rents for $3000.00 (Vail Run Resort) Will negotiate rent down if interest--contact me for information. Had last minute cancellation.

Why the Owner Chose Holmes Beach:
Anna Maria is the perfect 'Get-a-way from it all.' It is easy to enjoy the simple pleasures of life here.. The duplex is very cozy and rustic in a quaint, secluded neighborhood. It is located only a block from the beach, well within walking distance. There are many nice shops, restaurants, grocery stores, etc. within the neighborhood.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Anna Maria is beautiful with its many amenities and activities. Easy 'on-off' island access, and friendly island atmosphere. The neighborhood trolley will take you where you want to go at no charge! Escape to a beautiful area where the sunsets are spectacular, the waters aquamarine, and enjoy the tropical breezes overlooking the Gulf. There is plenty of beach fun, fishing, biking, shopping, and boating,


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Front of House-Facing Street

    Front of House-Facing Street

  • Secluded Back Yard

    Secluded Back Yard

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining Area showing entry to patio.

    Dining Area showing entry to patio.

  • Ceiling fans in every room

    Ceiling fans in every room

  • Comfortable Living room area

    Comfortable Living room area

  • Master bedroom with King size bed.

    Master bedroom with King size bed.

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • A second dining table to eat on patio.

    A second dining table to eat on patio.

  • Beautiful sandy beaches....

    Beautiful sandy beaches....

  • Beach looking North...

    Beach looking North...

  • Beautiful sunsets....

    Beautiful sunsets....

  • Beautiful Back Yard--secluded & private...

    Beautiful Back Yard--secluded & private...

  • Kitchen with pass-thru window to covered patio area

    Kitchen with pass-thru window to covered patio area

  • Cozy Living room area.

    Cozy Living room area.

  • Cozy Living room.

    Cozy Living room.

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bathroom with shower-no tub

    Bathroom with shower-no tub

  • Patio with comfortable seating--windows all around.

    Patio with comfortable seating--windows all around.

  • Waves rolling in

    Waves rolling in

  • Oyster Bar Restaurant on the North End..great grouper sandwiches.

    Oyster Bar Restaurant on the North End..great grouper sandwiches.

  • Beautiful beach....

    Beautiful beach....

  • Beautiful sunsets....

    Beautiful sunsets....

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated: 02/24/2015
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