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Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8) canal front, private pool


Anna Maria Island offers the ideal destination for peace and tranquility. The northern village is surrounded by white sandy beaches, and the island itself has kept its old charm attraction. You can take the Free Trolley Bus from the City Pier all the way to the bottom of the island at Coquina Beach. Bike riding is the most popular activity in the northern village. An early morning ride to Ginee`s and Jane E`s Deli in the quirky Antique shop is a must for a daily fix of wonderful coffee`s, homemade pastries, cakes and



Pelican Drive is a quiet residential cul-de-sac, safe for children and only a 2 minute walk to the nearest beach and Anna Maria City Pier. During the day, you can stroll along one of the two piers found on the North, and you might even see a Dolphin or two swimming close by. There is an excellent choice of restaurants close by including the famous 'Sand Bar.' Here the sunsets are incredible, and there is nothing better than watching the sun go down with your favorite cocktail whilst the children play safely on the beach.

Our renovated bungalow offers space and modern amenities for the utmost enjoyment of your holiday. With the addition of an extra bedroom, the home is ideal for two families. The private swimming pool was added 2005 surrounded by decking and a lush garden leading to the Boat Dock.

Apart from the comfortable lounge area with two sofas, TV and DVD, we have created a further lounge overlooking the pool with a large picture window, Flat Screen TV and French doors leading into the Lanai with Breakfast table and sofa. Both areas are close to the refurbished kitchen with every amenity you could wish for.

Dining is easy with a more formal table for 6 which can extend to seat eight, and of course the Lanai has a dining area with cane chairs, is fully carpeted with screening and an overhead fan. So you can relax with the extra comforts and enjoy the indoor and outdoor life. Evenings are especially beautiful sitting here with the soft sound of the birds and the beautiful colors of the sky.

The Master King bedroom is spacious and has en suite facilities with double sinks, shower, toilet and walk-in wardrobe. The room also has a sliding door into the Lanai area, a great area for reading before breakfast.

The two twin bedrooms are bright and airy and benefit from large walk-in wardrobes. The family bathroom has been completely updated.

The newly added second Master bedroom boasts a brand new wet shower, vanity unit and cream colored furniture, which compliments the room. We have also added a wall mounted flat screen TV for further relaxation.

Please bring your Lap Top for Free Internet access.

Keywords: Beach, Waterfront, view, 4, master, heated, pool, 8, upgraded, restaurants, Bean point, Anna Maria

More Details

Elaine Donnelly
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

About Elaine Donnelly

My husband John and I have a daughter aged 17 years. My hobbies include walking, keeping fit, socialising with my friends and reading. As my star sign is Cancer, living in the Midlands in England with a 2 hour drive to the sea I have to have my regular fix of the ocean!

Having been in the Travel Industry for many years I have travelled extensively and yet Anna Maria Island is my favourite place.

Elaine Donnelly purchased this house in 2005

Why Elaine Donnelly chose Anna Maria

When we first visited Anna Maria in 2005 we fell in love with the island and bought our property during that visit! We chose Anna Maria because of the beaches, the weather, the fact that you don`t necessarily need a car when you can take the Free Trolley bus around the island and ride our bikes to the beaches and restaurants. There are no fast food chain outlets on the island.

What makes this house unique

Our home overlooks the water and we spend many hours sitting by the pool or in the lanai watching the birds whilst the sun goes down and the children love the swimming pool. We now have three lounge areas so if there are 2 families on vacation the house is spacious with the 2 master bedrooms are on either side of the house for added privacy. You can walk to the nearest beach in 2 minutes and the spectacular Bean Point is a 2 minute drive.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are now back from our holiday at your amazing home in Anna Maria and I just wanted to email our thanks and let you know that we had a wonderful time, we have stayed in Anna Maria 4 times now and we both agreed that yours was the nicest! It was so quiet and peaceful and so convenient for the City pier, Rod and Reel, Ginny's and Jane's and more!

It was so nice to sit in the Lani in the mornings and watch all the birds we even saw a hummingbird one morning!

However the main thing I wanted to say was you have a lovely home there and we loved every second Thank you so much and I hope we will be able to book with again when we return next year!
Apr 2010
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Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • King Master en suite with shower cubicle, Double sinks, WC Queen Master-Walk in wet shower. WC, single sink Family Bathroom-bath tub and over bath shower, WC, single sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Master wth private shower room and walk in wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Master with private shower room and poolside door
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twin bedded room with walk in wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin bedded room with walk in wardrobe
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) Suitable for an infant
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Great house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to AMI and we were not certain what to expect. We had to adjust our dates at the last minute and Elaine was very willing to work with us. The house was spacious with a great layout. Very clean! It had everything we needed for cooking, lounging, going to the beach...everything for a great vacation. The location was on a quiet culdesac with a dock on the canal. It was great being able to enjoy the pool while watching the boys fish. The only thing to mention is that there was not a gas grill but just a small camping charcoal grill. We were able to adjust our meals and it did not affect the experience or overall impressions of the house. We would definitely consider renting this home again when we visit AMI!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive feedback Kathy. I will pass on your kind comments to the management office and in turn the cleaning team who always do a great job. We have a very special spot in the northern village and never tire of visiting.
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We loved our vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location - walking distance to the gorgeous soft sand beaches and located right on the canal, which was perfect for fishing! Our 3 kids loved the swimming pool so much! We will definitely be coming back here for our next vacation! We loved the house so much and the owner was extremely helpful and friendly! Thank you, Elaine!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased all the family enjoyed our wonderful spot on the island and thank you for your help with the arrival of our new sofas!
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  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing home. Very roomy, clean, the pool was worth the extra for the heat, pool also well maintained and the owner was also great. The home was well equipped with everything we needed. The spot on the island is very private, the neighbors that were there were also very nice. We were able to ride our bikes around the island. The weather was most cooperative, highs were above normal , not a cloud in the sky. Was difficult to leave.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Anna Maria Island

  • 4 of 5

House was set up nice with 2nd master suite seperated from the other bedrooms. We had 7 adults and a baby, 4 generations on this family trip. It was nice to have everyone cook meals and be able to sit around the table together. Weather was unusually cold so we couldn't enjoy the beach or pool as much as we would have liked. Beach was within walking distance. We rode bikes and rented a golf cart. There was a small charcoal grill - would have liked to have had a grill big enough to cook for a large group. Couches and beds need to be replaced. The house is listed for sale so I can see why the owner wouldn't want to make upgrades. Caught fish off the dock. There was no ladder to the water so you couldn't rent a kayak and keep it at the house.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Saundra, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the space and the facilities our home offers, especially for a party of your size. During our recent visit we ordered a new sectional sofa for the main lounge and a mattress for the King bed. This part of the island is ideal for riding bikes and we very rarely use the car! Cart hire is very popular now too and easy to hire from Beach Bum Billy`s on Pine Avenue.
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Loved this vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house in the perfect location. AMI was lovely! This was our first visit to the island and it won't be the last. The house far exceeded our expectations and had just about everything you need for a wonderful vacation. We spotted sea urchin, starfish, snails and several fish in the canal behind the house. There were birds visiting the backyard each day. It was a little piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sarah So pleased to hear you enjoyed New Year at our home in Paradise! It really is a special place with the perfect location. Happy new year! Elaine
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Another day in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to the Island for over 25 years, that should tell you enough about AMI !!

We try to stay North End as it is so peaceful, we also like to try different properties and all have been really good. However, we may now change our mind and come back to this one, it is just about as good as it gets!. Great pool, great sunbathing area, lovely jetty onto the canal, great fun fishing off it, perfect lanai room for evenings. Just loads to do without even leaving the property. Furnishings, floorplan all work great for a 4 bedroom property allowing a level of independence ie we are grandparents....our room was separated from the other three by the kitchen and lounge areas. Just enough for a little peace and quiet! Yep AMI is the best place for a vacation and this is the ideal property to maximise that enjoyment. (owner is really pleasant and helpful as well!!)

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Anna Maria City Pier
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Key Royale Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Rod & Reel Pier
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Anna Maria City Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Clean fee $195 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

A maximum of 8 people are allowed at the property at any time. Pool heating $25 per day recommended
Nov-March. Pool hours are strictly after 8am and until 10pm. Names of all guests are required at the time of booking along with ages of occupants under 30 years. Full payment is required 60 days prior to check in. A $ 39 Damage protection will be added to the reservation by the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.