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Experience island living the way it was always meant to be: cozy, friendly, and relaxed. Anna Maria Island, Florida is known for its charming cottages, friendly neighbors, and pristine beaches with no modern high-rise buildings in sight. Bayou Escape's stunning location on the waterfront provides a panoramic view down the bayou. Relax in the heated pool and glimpse native manatee, fish, birds, and tropical vegetation. With your own private dock, enjoy watercraft and fishing at its best. Bask on secluded beaches with sunset views within a block of your front door. This newly renovated cottage provides 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms plus cozy living areas with tropical Florida decor. The landscaping provides views of lush tropical flora out of every window, and the shady nooks plus brightly colored leaves and petals will always remind you that you selected the perfect island 'Escape'.
The village of Anna Maria is within a short 5 minute walk of the beach cottage. Shops, restaurants, art galleries, and other specialty shops line Pine Ave., leading to the famous Anna Maria City Pier...moreless
The house is ideally positioned at the cross section of the bayou. Due to the unique nature of the property, the view is more than 180 degrees of waterway, natural mangroves, and wildlife....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Two dining room tables seat a total of 8. Two bar areas seat an additional 4....moreless
4th of July week Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015 7 night min stay
Late Summer Jul 11 - Sep 7, 2015 7 night min stay
Early Fall Sep 8 - Nov 20, 2015 4 night min stay
Thanksgiving 2015 Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015 7 night min stay
Late Fall 2015 Nov 28 - Dec 11, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter Dec 12 - Apr 30, 2016 7 night min stay
Winter May 1 - Jul 3, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
Housekeeping Fee$175 + tax
Cancellations made prior to final 90 days before arrival will be honored if the property is able to be rented for same dates by another guest. Final payment due 90 days prior to arrival. Guests must choose to pay $49.00 for damage insurance or $1500 refundable deposit (minus credit card fees).
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Anna Maria Island is located on the Gulf coast of Florida. The island is one hour south of the Tampa Bay area and two hours from Orlando. Major attractions in the area are beaches, water access, state parks, and entertainment parks such as Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, and Busch Gardens.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: Mark and Kathy McLean are island residents and believe in making each visitor's stay as remarkable as their own life on this one-of-a-kind island paradise. Traveling with more than one family? See their second property 2BR/2Bath, Tropical Escape, VRBO #501584.
Why the Owner Chose Anna Maria: Anna Maria Island beaches are rated among the world's most beautiful. One of the finest features of the island is its low density population and miles of unspoiled beaches. This guest home is located on the preferred north end of Anna Maria where beaches are secluded from public traffic and restaurants and vintage shops are within walking distance.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: During your stay, you'll find it hard to ever leave the island! Whether you're making it a pool day, shopping in the local village, boating on the bayou, or spending the day at the beach, this tropical location is one you will never forget!
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