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Bradenton Beach, FL, USA
  • Condo1080 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Bradenton Beach Condo; Sleeps 5


Welcome to your perfect Florida vacation! This bright and beachy 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo accommodates 6 and is newly updated and tastefully decorated to wrap you with the comforts of home, yet with a distinctive beach appeal. Located just off of Bradenton Beach, this condo sits on Anna Maria Island, known for its "Old Florida" appeal and surrounded on all sides by the beautiful Gulf of Mexico waters and the well-known Sarasota Bay, offering glorious sunset views, right from your front porch!


Master Bedroom: King Bed | Bedroom 2: 2 Twin Beds | Living Room: Pullout Couch

Offering over 1,080 square feet this property is bright, clean and lovely - perfect for the relaxing getaway you're after. The fully-equipped kitchen opens up to the main room so you and your companions don't have to feel closed off when preparing your favorite meals and summer drinks!

The kitchen opens to a dining table and breakfast bar, with comfortably seating 6 and the main living area, where you can kick back and relax after a busy day out on the waters, with a flat-screen cable TV and DVD player. Just outside the living room is an enclosed lanai that feels really open and floods the room with gorgeous light.

The bedrooms, each with their own bathroom are decorated with bright, beach-themed accents and offer the space and comfortable beds needed for a good night's sleep. Each room has its own flat-screen TV as well.

Finally, the Runaway Bay condo community has a large heated pool that you and your guests will be able to access.


The view of the Sarasota Bay is visible from your condo lanai and MBR but if you want to actually get out to the waters, Bradenton Beach is just a 5-minute stroll away and provides striking blue waters and every water sport imaginable.

Enjoy access to the free Anna Maria Island trolley, which stops at the beaches, restaurants, shops, piers and, of course, Runaway Bay.

Bridge Street, just south of the home, is great for the shoppers in your group. A local favorite is the 'Bridge Tender Inn', right where Bridge Street meets the harbor. You can dine outside on the water or sit at the Tiki bar and take in the Florida sun and waters without the rush of every day life. The 'Gulf Drive Café' is also a favorite spot where you can have a personal tiki table overlooking the waters, and it's just a short walk down the beach!

The north end of the island is packed with great shops and dining options as well. It's especially lovely in the evening as the sun sets. The 'Waterfront' on the Tampa Bay side has great views of the city pier. If you're a fresh fish lover, don't miss the 'Rod & Reel Pier', an absolute gem, known for providing "A little bit of old Florida" and dynamite seafood.

If water sports aren't your thing, you will also find great hiking and biking options nearby. One of the best attractions by foot or bike is the Robinson Nature Preserve, offering impressive views and a quality Florida experience with nature. There are miles of paved trails through the swamps and estuaries - it's a welcome break if you've had enough beach time.


Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, central air conditioning, 3 flat-screen TVs with cable and DVD player in living room, screened in lanai, in-unit laundry machines and more!

- The condo offers access to the heated community pool

- A remarkable location, just minutes to walk to the beach and easy access to the north and south end of the island, all offering great shopping, dining and outdoor activities.

*Are you looking for first floor access, close to the beach or just more space? Check Home Away Listing 33675035 and reserve both.


Jim Phinney

Member Since 2012
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Response time:
within one day
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018
About Jim Phinney

The owners, Jim & Diane Phinney are full time residents of Anna Marina Island with a home in Holmes Beach - 3 miles North of Runaway Bay. We are very active owners who strive to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable as if at home. We work closely with the on site Runaway Bay Staff and provide quick and easy access for our guests any time it is needed. No need to find out of town owners for support. We are right here and we have our list of favorite support folks if we need them.

Jim Phinney purchased this Condo in 2012

Why Jim Phinney chose Bradenton Beach

SEE ALSO HomeAway ID 3675035 - 13 acres of green space, water features and outside amenities - End Unit - Beautiful views of Sarasota Bay - Quiet - Easy Beach Access - Near great restaurants & shops - On - Site Management - Local Owners SEE ALSO HomeAway ID 3675035

What makes this Condo unique

See above


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king
      • Guest Bedroom
        2 twin/ single
      • Aero Beds
        1 double, 1 twin/ single


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Full Tile

        Location Type

          • Beachfront
            Gulf of Mexico - west side
          • Near The Ocean
            5 Min walk to the beach
          • Oceanfront
            Sarasota Bay - east side
          • Resort
            Runaway Bay
          • Village
            Bradenton Beach
          • Water View
            Sarasota Bay


              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        in unit
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      • Free Local Calls
                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Linens Provided
                        Two full sets
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        in unit
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Kitchen
                          • Blender
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Settings for eight
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Garbage Disposal
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                            W Ice Maker
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 7 people


                                  • Radio
                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • DVR
                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Music Library
                                  • CD Player
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                  • VCR
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Beach Chairs
                                      • Bicycles
                                        Rentals everywhere
                                      • Fully Fenced Property
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        storage on site
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        with grill and picnic table
                                      • Outdoor Furniture
                                      • Beach Umbrellas
                                      • Porch / Veranda
                                      • Porch Furniture
                                      • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                      • Tennis
                                        on site
                                      • Tennis Court
                                      • Walkway to Water
                                      • Water Sports Gear


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • Low Allergen Environment
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                                Largest heated pool on island
                                              • Heated Pool
                                              • Outdoor Pool
                                              • Sauna


                                                  • marina
                                                  • bay/sound
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • festivals
                                                  • library
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • churches
                                                  • museums
                                                  • playground
                                                  • pond
                                                  • recreation center
                                                  • restaurants

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • horseshoes
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • paddle boating
                                                      • photography
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • Babysitter
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • laundromat
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • sailing
                                                              • basketball court
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • fly fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • paragliding
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • deepsea fishing
                                                              • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                              • snorkeling
                                                              • sound/bay fishing
                                                              • surf fishing
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • water skiing
                                                              • wind-surfing


                                                                  • SEE ALSO HomeAway ID 3675035

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                    13 Reviews


                                                                    Latest reviews


                                                                    curt z.

                                                                    Very nicely appointed-more than we ever expected! Owners sure wanted u to feel at home envn with a bottle of wine-can’t say enough about the Phinney’s and how nice the condo was furnished-GREAT

                                                                    Beautiful property

                                                                    Lisa S.

                                                                    We were very happy with Jim's condo! Jim is a pleasure to speak with. Everything we needed to make a comfortable stay was provided. Loved the beach umbrellas, towels and toys that were supplied and especially loved the beach caddy! It is a about a 5 minute walk to the beach so it was very much appreciated! Jim even stopped by to make sure things were working well and if there was anything we needed. Very nice man and a beautiful condo! We loved it!

                                                                    Beautiful condo in a beautiful location

                                                                    Julieann S.

                                                                    The condo at Run Away Bay met our needs in every way possible from the fully stocked kitchen, the comfortable beds, all the beach toys, cart, chairs and umbrellas to use at the beach which was a short walk that even my 4 year old grandson could easily manage.

                                                                    I would definitely recommend this property.

                                                                    Thank you for being so accommodating!!!

                                                                    Love, love, love this condo & location

                                                                    Jean H.Atlanta, GA

                                                                    I've stayed at many condos along the coast of Florida, this was by far the best equipped condo I've ever stayed at. The decor is lovely, there are lots of beach toys to play with & you are right across the street from the beach. The owner's were sure to anticipate our every need & even wrote a nice note & left a lovely bottle of wine. The location on AMI is great & we loved the Indian restaurant a quick 5 minute walk away. Go you will not be disappointed!

                                                                    Owner's Response:


                                                                    We get many reviews like this. And check our other property at property ID #2484393.

                                                                    Regards, Jim

                                                                    Gorgeous warm and inviting that sums up the condo

                                                                    Evelyn A.

                                                                    Excellent customer service from booking to arrival. The condo was extremely clean and well stocked. Location was fantastic for our family the balcony was a favorite spot for morning coffee and evening wine. The beach was easily accessible and not crowded. We will be back and highly recommend this condo to others. Evelyn and Bob

                                                                    Across the street from the beach.

                                                                    Steven T.New York

                                                                    We Spent 3 beautiful weeks here. This unit was right across the street from the beach. Excellent location. Unit was equipped with everything you needed for a very pleasant stay in AMI. We Had a few issues that Jim the owner responded to right away. The only things I would suggest is maybe one of those Wonder Wheeler Carts to carry all the beach stuff to the beach and maybe a few newer pans for cooking.. (not a big fan of No-stick pans) The only drawback from our trip is how Crowed AMI has become, TRAFFIC! to many people here especially for Summer months. What we loved about being so close to the beach is: Any time you needed to run back to the apartment from the beach it only took a few minutes. Beach access is right across the street. Runaway bay complex is very well maintained and clean. I would recommend this unit for a very pleasant Vacation to AMI.


                                                                    Bradenton Beach, FL, USA

                                                                    NOTE: A CAR IS NOT NECESSARY FOR "ON ISLAND" TRANSPORTATION SINCE WE HAVE A FREE TROLLY * Bridge Street is South from you about a mile. At the traffic circle turn left and find a place to park. You will find a number of unique shops. Try to be there for lunch - my favorite is the Bridge Tender Inn where Bridge Street meets the harbor. Sit outside on the water at a table on the shells or at the Tiki bar and listen to the waves lapping the beach while you enjoy a nice lunch. Very laid back. The Gulf Drive Café is 1/4 mile south on the Gulf of Mexico. You can have a personal tiki table overlooking the waves lapping on the beach. Breakfast, lunch and dinner and walk both ways. * At the North end of the island you will find Pine Ave. Turn right on Pine from Gulf Drive and go to the pier on the Tampa Bay side. Park and enjoy Pine Ave and the City Pier. Try to be there for dinner where you have two very different choices. The "Waterfront" is right near the pier and across the street from the Bay. Great food and a bit up scale (shorts way OK). The other option and one of our favs is the Rod & Reel Pier. It's North of the City Pier and out in Tampa Bay. Going North from Pine Ave hug the shore line and you will find it on your right in a mile or so. If fish is for you - don't miss it. * For Breakfast try Peaches. North from you about 3 miles. At the first traffic light you will see a strip shopping area on your left front or off your port bow as many of us would say. Peaches is in that strip. * Also, for Breakfast and Lunch try Sage Biscuit – go toward Bridge Street and turn left and cross the bridge. Sage Biscuit is 3-4 miles on the left – in the strip with the Anna Maria Oyster Bar. This one has become our favorite for Breakfast. * There are water sports galore - everywhere. * For hiking/biking try Robinsons Preserve. Go off island by turning right on Manatee Avenue after you pass that strip center with Peaches noted above. You will pass over the drawbridge and after passing a few resort communities you will see an entrance to Robinsons Preserve on your left. Parking is on the right. There are miles of paved trails through the swamps and estuaries to enjoy and ............. no bugs! You will find many brochures in the condo - just peruse. And remember we are a phone call and 10 minutes away - don't hesitate to call.

                                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                                                    Cleaning Fee
                                                                    Pet Fee
                                                                    Additional Guest Fee
                                                                    Tax Rate

                                                                    Rates do not include $80 cleaning fee and do not include 12% resort tax. For reservations or questions call Jim at (941)405-4759 (h); (508)415-8599 (c) or email at jdphinney@hotmail.com

                                                                    13 Reviews
                                                                    Wonderful 4.8/5
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