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

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Last updated: 01/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Holmes Beach house 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 ambience 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
              January
              Jan 4 - Jan 31, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,750
              2015 High Season
              Feb 1 - May 2, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,030
              Late Spring/Early Summer
              May 3 - Jun 27, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,750
              4th of July Weeks
              Jun 28 - Jul 11, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,925
              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

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

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

              Notes:

              Base rate Between $1435 - $2030 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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              Last updated: 01/21/2015
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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"

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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

              • 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. "

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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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              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: Not Necessary

              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

              VRBO #450981

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Sunday, January 25, 2015

              $1,435 - $2,100 per week (USD)
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              • Sleeps
                6
              • Bedrooms
                3
              • Bathrooms
                2
              • Property type
                House
              • Reviews
                20
              Owner
              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 24 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 01/21/2015
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