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Come enjoy a large family and friends gathering at this spacious brand new luxury home just a few minutes stroll to the beach. One of the larger homes on the island, with 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms and over 3200 sq. ft, this home has plenty of room to be together but yet not feel overcrowded. It has a combination of beautiful furnishings, tile and hardwood floors, crown moldings, granite counters and all the amenities one could desire for their tropical island vacation.
Situated on a unique small lake on the island, this location offers something for everyone. There is a heated pool with swim up tiki hut and also a spa. There are 3 separate balcony areas all with great views of everything from the pool and lake to the Gulf water. The main balcony off the living area is over-sized and will be perfect for that large family meal outdoors overlooking the pool and lake.
The garage is spacious, and can easily hold 4 cars. There is a ping-pong table for the kids and adults to enjoy. The covered pool lanai offers a bar which includes stools, sink, refrigerator and flat screen TV- the perfect 'hang out' vacation spot! Come be one of the first to enjoy all the brand new luxury tropical island vacation home has to offer.
The open concept living are flows seamlessly into the kitchen, dinig and hall areas. It features a floor to ceiling custom entertainment center on the mail wall with a 55' flat screen HDTV and shelves full of books and movies for your enjoyment. A spacious leather sectional and additional chairs offer plenty of seating for all.
A spacious third level accommodates a bonus kids lounge with couches, HGTV, a DVD player and a Wii station with 20 popular games. The upstairs lounge leads to a large balcony with breathtaking views of the lake and the Gulf in the distance.
The spacious gourmet kitchen has it all- travertine tile, custom cabinets and fixtures. The kitchen is fully stocked with all needed accessories, including Calphalon pots and cooking utensils. The island offers ample seating for six, granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances and plenty of storage in the cabinets to satisfy the most discriminating cook. Two large dining tables provide plenty of seating for a large party.
The main level has a Master Suite with King size bed, walk in closet and a large private balcony. There is also a large, flat screen HDTV, DVD and a stereo system with an IPod/IPhone docking station.
The second level has 5 bedrooms. The 2nd master suite and two more bedrooms have King beds. The 5th bedroom has a set of double beds and the 6th bedroom has 2 twin beds.
There also is a full size futon located in the bonus kids lounge area on the 3rd level.
With the exception of the twin bedroom, all bedrooms have flat screen HDTV's. Some have also DVD players and IPod/IPhone docking stations. The upstairs lounge has a HGTV, DVD player and Wii station with over 20 games.
There are 4.5 bathrooms.
The half bath is on the main level near the living room.
All the other bathrooms are in-suite bathrooms for each bedroom, with two bedrooms sharing a large bathroom in a Jack-and-Jill style set up. The main level master bath has a spacious shower, while the upstairs master bath has a soaking tub in addition to a shower of the same size.
All bathrooms are outfitted with travertine tile, marble tops, beautiful fixtures and fine linens.
The outside area, surrounded by a privacy fence and lush landscaping, has plenty of space for a large group to hang out and relax at a pool party. There is a spacious pool deck with plenty of full size lounge chairs and a table with chairs under the pool side lanai. The outdoor bar features granite counter-tops, a flat screen HGTV, grill, sink, refrigerator and bar stools. Around the corner, an outdoor shower with hot/cold water provides a convenient way to rinse off after the beach or pool.
There are two large balconies with tables and chairs providing outstanding views of the lake, the island as well as views of the Gulf of Mexico waters. An oversized deck off the main living area with a table and chairs offers a wonderful setting for alfresco meals. It overlooks the pool and has a beautiful view of the lake.
The focal point of the yard is a beautiful, heated tropical pool with a waterfall, spa and a swim-up Tiki Bar. The pool also features several sitting areas and a shallow area for younger kids.
**Please note! Pool heater in our home is locked for your safety and controls must not be tampered with as they are monitored by the pool company. 80° is the highest heat temperature setting. Pool temperatures will probably stay around 75° during the winter months. Please note if cold days occur, water temperatures will drop and may stay cooler longer. Pool heaters will not operate and will automatically shut down if outside temperatures get too cold. While we take every precaution to ensure that pool is heated as specified, weather conditions may affect the temperature of the pool. Nothing can be done about this issue. Outdoor spa is not a hot tub. The temperature of the spa is set at the same temperature as the pool. Guests should not expect hot tub like temperatures for pool spas. In the event of pool equipment malfunctions during your stay, we will expedite repairs as quickly as possible. It may be necessary to close the swimming pool for maintenance purposes. No refund or rent adjustment will be made for circumstances beyond our control, malfunctions or loss of use of equipment or amenities.
Memorial Day week May 23 - May 30, 2015 8 night min stay
$6,500 flat fee
July 4th week Jun 27 - Jul 4, 2015 8 night min stay
$6,500 flat fee
Labor Day week Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2015 8 night min stay
$6,500 flat fee
Fall Sep 7 - Dec 18, 2015 7 night min stay
Thanksgiving week Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015 8 night min stay
$6,500 flat fee
Christmas Week 2015 Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015 7 night min stay
New Year Week 2014 Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016 7 night min stay
Spring Feb 1 - Apr 30 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Pet Fee$140 + tax
Property Damage Protection$79
Cleaning Fee$250 + tax
Reservation Fee$75 + tax
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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The barrier island of Anna Maria is an absolute slice of laid-back paradise. Golfing and fishing are two of the most popular tourist activities, though an afternoon lounging at Bean Point beach is a must-do, too. The Anna Maria Island Historical Museum is a fun way to soak up some local history when you’re taking a break from soaking up the sun.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Originally from Poland, we moved to Bradenton/Sarasota area in 2013 after living in Maryland's Washington DC suburbs for over 25 years. We have 2 teens and have discovered Anna Maria Island several years ago when coming to Florida for our annual amusement parks trips. After many visits to the Island we decided to move to the area permanently. We bought a farm in Myakka City which is next to Bradenton and Sarasota and moved there permanently in the Summer of 2013.
Why the Owner Chose Holmes Beach: We found this house in 2011 as it was being built. We were attracted by two things: its size and comfort as it's much bigger than most 6 bedroom houses on the Island and by its unique Clark Lake location. Many people on the island don't even know that this lake exists because it is not readily visible from the street. The lake offers wonderful views and an opportunity to observe wildlife that frequents its waters. For instance, there is a gray heron that visits the yard each morning. It is very neat to watch it while eating breakfast.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Sarasota-Bradenton Florida, also known as the “culture coast,” is a melting pot of artists, executives, philanthropists, and beach-lovers from all over the world. The sugar-white sands and vast expanses of warm, shallow, aqua-blue waters draw people from the other side of the world to the center of the state. Though Sarasota-Bradenton is part of the greater Tampa-St. Petersburg metropolitan area, it has a style that is distinctly all its own, and is separated by the natural boundary of Tampa Bay. The well recognized Sunshine Skyway Bridge links Sarasota-Bradenton with its big brother to the north.
Over 650,000 residents call Sarasota-Bradenton their home, in organic communities like Northwest Bradenton, to planned communities like Lakewood Ranch and Palmer Ranch to the south. Longboat Key is host to one of the wealthiest zip codes in the country. Siesta Key is known for its beautiful beaches and nightlife, where Anna Maria Island is a virtual melting pot of all types of people. If sports are your passion, the area host spring training baseball teams, offers endless water sports, fishing and boating, and has one of the highest saturation of golf courses in the country.