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Custom built in 2013 this three bedroom, two bath home is beautifully designed for six guests. Come to Island Breeze and relax with all the amenities to make your vacation home a truly memorable experience. From your first step into the oasis you will feel yourself decompress.
Eleven foot ceilings welcome you with an open spacious feeling. The kitchen has been stocked with everything you need to prepare your meals when your not experiencing one of our island restaurants. Two full baths with large showers and tasteful decor await you. The master suite & guest bedroom both have queen size beds with comfy mattresses and linens. The third bedroom is equipped with two twin beds designed for comfort. All three bedrooms have plasma flat screen TV's in addition to the one in the living room. We have WiFi and cable so you can bring your lap top or iPad if you choose to stay contacted to the outside world. Ipod docking station for your music enjoyment. Just plug in your playlist and dance your worries away......you're on island time now!
Step outside to enjoy a splash pool with ample seating to enjoy your lazy afternoons. Chaise lounges and tables and chairs await your dinner alfresco. Have a strawberry margarita, lemon drop or rum runner cocktail to help put you in the mood for vacation fun. It is a great sunny spot to sip your coffee in the morning too with a pastry from Ginny's & Janie's Bakery Cafe and Island Coastal Store. Evening barbecues? No problem with our pool side grill.
Take the wagon equipped with all your beach supplies, chairs, umbrella, towels, floaties and beach toys, head down to the beach three blocks away to stake your ideal spot. Enjoy the surf, beach walk, hunt for that special shell, float in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, people watch or simply dig your toes in the sand and bask in the sun. Awwhh! This is truly paradise! When you return from your beach jaunts use your private outside shower to remove the last of the days beach sand.
Our island is only seven miles long and never more than a few blocks wide which leaves you with sounds of the waves and visions of the sunset in all locations. Did I say sunsets? Every evening join the parade of parties wandering down to the Gulf to watch the magnificent sun sets. If you weren't hooked on the activities abound on the beaches by day, you will cherish the sunsets! Before you know it, you will be planning your next trip to paradise before you leave.
Anna Maria Island is known as 'An Island in the Sun'. The average temperature is 80 degrees. The island consists of 3 cities, Bradenton is the southern most, Holmes Beach in the middle and Anna Maria on the Northern tip. Each community has its own distinct character but all have that relaxed old Florida Charm with unique shops and restaurants. Anna Maria Island has seven miles of sugar white sand beaches, sand dunes, sea oats and Australian Pines lying between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intercoastal Waterway. This destination is a natural choice for tropical vacationers looking for golf, tennis, water sports, shopping, plus many cultural and historical attractions.
Hop aboard the free trolley just steps from your front door to experience a Grouper sandwich or Stone Crab at one of our local restaurants. Meander through the boutiques to look for a souvenir. The trolley runs everyday from 6am until 10:30pm. Stops are just two to four blocks apart! Come experience 'Old Florida' life on Anna Maria Island. We can't wait to share our island with you!
Fall Special Rates Sep 13 - Nov 21, 2015 7 night min stay
High Season Nov 22 - May 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Early summer May 2 - Jun 25, 2016 7 night min stay
Holiday rate Jun 26 - Jul 9, 2016 7 night min stay
Late Summer 2016 Jul 10 - Sep 10, 2016 7 night min stay
Fall Special Rates Sep 11 - Nov 19, 2016 7 night min stay
High Season Nov 20 - Apr 29, 2017 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Cleaning$175 + tax
+ Cleaning fee: $200
+ Administration fee: $50
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Just 16 houses to the tropical powder sugar sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island. Voted number three best island for USA beaches and island vacation in 2014! Pack up your beach wagon with chairs, umbrella, towels, sand toys (all provided) and head to the beach for a relaxing day in sun and surf. Don't forget your sun screen!
Free island trolley available steps from your front door. Enjoy local seafood at world class restaurants or a simple mouth watering burger from local diners & dives. Try Beach Bistro (reservations a must) for a special dinner or Slims or Duffy's for burgers.
If shopping is your gig we have unique boutiques and gift shops spattered throughout our island. Or, take a trolley to St Armand's Circle on Long Boat Key for an afternoon of serious shopping and lunch.
Walt Disney World and Universal Studios just a two hour drive away in Orlando. Busch Gardens in Tampa and Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota.
You don't have to leave the island for live theater, check out Anna Maria City,Island Players, in their 65th season.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: My brother and I purchased this property as a vacation home for our families. Our family has been coming to the island for over 40 years!
Why the Owner Chose Holmes Beach: We wanted a maintenance free home. The custom home was extremely well built by contractor Mark Kimball. We love all the extra care and amenitites Mark added to make this an amazing home.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The 12 foot plus ceilings add a spacious, comfy feeling. The two extra large showers in our baths are wonderful. The transom windows above the doors brighten up each room with natural light. And who wouldn't love our beautifully landscaped yard with heated splash pool!