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Less Than 200 Steps to the Gulf...Private Heated Pool

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Last updated: 07/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

STYLE, EASE, and COMFORT -- This one-level (NO STAIRS) duplex home, was completely redone in 2011 with a “beachy” theme and an updated, well-equipped kitchen (stainless steel appliances and granite counters). The King Master Bedroom (with en suite bathroom), Queen Guest Room, and Twin Bedroom provide comfortable sleeping for 6 guests.

LOVE THAT BEACH -- Less than a 2 minute walk to the white sand beaches of the Gulf and just a short walk to Publix, drugstores, restaurants, and the Free Trolley stops, you will find everything you might need without ever having to get in a car.

NEED A BEACH BREAK? -- Relax in the fenced-in, private backyard with your own (not shared) heated pool. The waterfall, swim-up seating area, and sun-shelf wading area add to the ambiance of the lushly landscaped backyard, with gas grill and outdoor patio seating.

FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT -- You’ll be entertained and connected with the 3 flat-screen TVs, DVD, and Wi-Fi. The private garage stores your beach cart, beach umbrella and sand toys, as well as 2 bicycles for your island adventures.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1227 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 with owner discretion...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • A little more than an hour to Busch Gardens and just 2 hours to Disney and Universal in Orlando...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Brighthouse Cable TV, Free HBO...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Solid cabinetry, granite surfaces and stainless appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lush, tropically landscaped patio area, fenced for privacy...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Private, heated pool with tropical landscaping, swim up table, sun-shelf and waterfall...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer
Jul 12 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,575
Fall
Sep 6 - Nov 21, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,505
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,820
Late Fall
Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,435
Holiday Weeks
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,100
January 2016
Jan 3 - Jan 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,750
2016 High Season
Jan 31 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,100
Late Spring/Early Summer
May 1 - May 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,800
Memorial Day
May 29 - Jun 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,900
Early Summer
Jun 5 - Jul 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,800
Fourth of July
Jul 3 - Jul 9, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,100
Late Summer
Jul 10 - Sep 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,600
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 10, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,700
Fall
Sep 11 - Nov 19, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,500
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 - Nov 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,900
End of Year
Nov 27 - Dec 17, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,450
Christmas
Dec 25 - Dec 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,100
New Years
Jan 1 - Jan 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Housecleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Base rate Between $1435 - $2100 per week depending on season

Holiday weeks extra

Long term stay discounts considered

$150 cleaning fee ($250 for stays over 20 days to cover second cleaning)

11.5% taxes NOT included in weekly rate

Payment by e-check or check.

20% deposit required to book your stay

Remaining balance due 45 days prior to arrival.

$500 fully refundable damage deposit due 2 weeks prior


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

  • The Sandbar Restaurant

    "A must, if not for dinner, at least for drinks at sunset. On beach, good food, good for fami..."

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  • Publix Super Market - Holmes Beach

    "Great food store, on-island next to CVS. Good selection of everything you might need or want..."

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  • Robinson Preserve

    "Great for kayaking and hiking"

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  • The BeachHouse Restaurant

    "Sister restaurant to Sandbar Restaurant (and Mar-Vista). Also great for sunsets - I actually..."

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  • Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant

    "Famous for breakfasts and seafood. Fishing from pier."

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  • Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant

    "Sister restaurant to Sandbar and BeachHouse. A great stop if you're out on a boat. Good food..."

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  • Skinny's Place Incorporated

    "Famous for hamburgs -- just down the street from 3705 Gulf"

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  • Eat Here

    "Small venue -- interesting food offerings."

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  • Ginny's & Jane E's

    "Another must see -- enjoy your food among an eclectic mix of antique and handmade items for..."

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  • Two Scoops Ice Cream

    "Best ice cream place on island -- just expect lines (friendly service, though, even when its..."

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  • Mr Bones BBQ

    "My son's and nephew's favorite place for ribs. Great for take-out too."

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  • City Pier Restaurant

    "My grandchildren like walking all the way out on the pier. Decent food and prices."

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  • Blue Marlin

    "Small, but great food choices. Best scallops ever!"

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  • Peach's Holmes Beach

    "Best restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Great choices, great service. Make sure you put you..."

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  • Sand Dollar Gift Shop

    "A lot of hard to resist items - decor and clothing. My daughter-in-laws never miss it."

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  • Tortilla Bay

    "Go-to place when you can't get in anywhere else, but not because its not good. I think it ju..."

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  • Red Barn Flea Market & Plaza

    "HUGE Flea Market"

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  • Bridge St

    "Several good shops"

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  • Anna Maria Donuts

    "Put your favorite frosting and toppings on freshly made donuts. Kids love it!"

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  • Island Creperie

    "Breakfast/lunch - mostly crepes (wonderful) but other offerings"

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  • Minnie's Beach Cafe

    "Another great place for breakfast/lunch, but on small side."

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  • Seafood Shack

    "Recently reopened by new owners after major renovations and improvements. Have only been the..."

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  • Anna Maria Island Free Trolly

    "Free travel from one end of island to the other. Kids love it. "

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65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa
Holmes Beach
Nearest Restaurant
Many restaurants on AMI; Beach Bistro=*****Zagat
Holmes Beach
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico -- Manatee Beach, Coquina Beach

Car: Recommended

Holmes Beach, Florida, a laid-back piece of 'Old Flolrida', steps from the lovely Gulf Beaches. Enjoy the heated private pool, beachcombing on the soft white sand, fascinating wildlife (the entire island is a bird sanctuary, sea turtles nest on the beach, and dolphins play in the bay and gulf), unique restaurants (no fast food on-island), bicycling, fishing, fun shopping, island theater, music, and proximity to larger venues in Tampa, Sarasota, and Orlando Theme Parks.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We’re just two lifelong New Englanders who, after 45 years of owning a family business and raising 4 children, are looking forward to a time when we can fully enjoy the blessings of family, health, and resources that God has given us, and do that in a little piece of His paradise. We love every season on AMI, so we come down as often as possible, but hope to become true “snowbirds” in a few years.

Why the Owner Chose Holmes Beach:
Parents of 4 sons, and grandparents of six beautiful granddaughters, we wanted a place to lure everyone away for lasting family memories. Like most people, we fell in love with Anna Maria Island on our first visit, and by the second, we were looking for our own home. We actually have two homes so we can spread out when we’re all together, and Palms Beach House West is perfect for one of our son's family of five. The total family gatherings are rare, so in the meantime, we enjoy sharing this great vacation retreat with other families and couples visiting AMI.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location, location, location – literally steps (200) from the beautiful Gulf beach and easy walking distance to Publix, drugstores, and restaurants. From the nearby Free Trolley stop, you can cover the entire island, from Bean Point in Anna Maria to Coquina Beach, enjoying the unique character of each section of the island.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Your private vacation paradise...

    Your private vacation paradise...

  • Side entry to your private pool and tropical backyard

    Side entry to your private pool and tropical backyard

  • Master Bedroom with king size bed

    Master Bedroom with king size bed

  • Bedroom 2  with queen size bed

    Bedroom 2 with queen size bed

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • The Anna Maria Island Trolley -- no need for a car

    The Anna Maria Island Trolley -- no need for a car

  • Short ride to Rod and Reel Pier

    Short ride to Rod and Reel Pier

  • Famous Anna Maria sunset

    Famous Anna Maria sunset

  • ... just a moment's walk from your driveway to the Gulf

    ... just a moment's walk from your driveway to the Gulf

  • Large sun-shelf -- great for kids or cooling off

    Large sun-shelf -- great for kids or cooling off

  • Living area with sliders to pool

    Living area with sliders to pool

  • Dining area looking toward kitchen

    Dining area looking toward kitchen

  • Well-equipped kitchen

    Well-equipped kitchen

  • En suite Master Bath

    En suite Master Bath

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • Garage with 2 bikes, beach cart, sand and pool toys

    Garage with 2 bikes, beach cart, sand and pool toys

  • Historic Anna Maria City Pier

    Historic Anna Maria City Pier

  • Turtle tracks -- fascinating!

    Turtle tracks -- fascinating!

  • Quiet, laid back Anna Maria

    Quiet, laid back Anna Maria

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