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

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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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.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1802 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

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

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Strict--No pets policy....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

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

          • Pantry Items:

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

          • Dishes & Utensils:

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

          • Coffee Maker:

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

          • Freezer:

            With refrigerator/ side by side...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 6:

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

          • Towels Provided:

            Including a few beach towels....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All bed linens and towels....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          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

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Bright-house Cable TV. Wireless Interent...moreless

              • Video Library
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Kitchen phone and phone in master bedroom...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane tank...moreless

              • Porch / Veranda
              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

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

              Activities

              • Botanical Garden
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Water Tubing
              • Sailing
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Swimming
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall (Off season)
              Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $700 $1,500
              Winter
              Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

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

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

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Tax Rate 11.5%

              Notes:

              If a credit card is used, there is a 2.5% processing fee. For example, on $1000- the fee is $25.00.I accept electronic payments on the website.

              *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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              Last updated: 07/18/2014
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              Location

              53 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Sarasota Airport (18 mi) TPA Tampa (52.37 mi.)
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Manatee County Beach
              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,

              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

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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.

              • 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 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.

              • Boats as we drive over the bridge...

                Boats as we drive over the bridge...

              • Beautiful sandy beaches....

                Beautiful sandy beaches....

              • Beach looking North...

                Beach looking North...

              • Beautiful sunsets....

                Beautiful sunsets....

              VRBO #443744

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Friday, June 06, 2014

              $700 - $1,400 per week (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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