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Only 49 Steps to White Sandy Beach, Beautiful Turquoise Waters, Quiet Area

(31 Reviews)

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Welcome to The Little Mermaid with white picket fence and beautiful landscaping!

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Last updated: 02/02/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Quaint cottage, King Bed, close to beach and beautiful Gulf waters.

You will enjoy this adorable newly renovated vacation cottage – The Little Mermaid -- on Anna Maria Island just across the street from the Gulf of Mexico and minutes from shopping and attractions on Bradenton Beach’s popular Bridge Street! Your three parking spaces are right at the front door!! This single-family home offers privacy and a spacious landscaped yard for your enjoyment, along with gas grill and outdoor seating areas.
The cozy air-conditioned cottage has a dining area with seating for four, a kitchen with new appliances and 1 ½ bathrooms. The king size bed and queen sleeper sofa with memory foam mattress are made up with crisp fresh linen, which we supply at no cost … bath towels also included. In addition, a complimentary full-size washer and dryer are included for your convenience.
Free high speed internet, nation-wide telephone service, flat screen TV's, and DVD player are provided for your enjoyment.
Your dog is welcome too for a modest pet fee.
Location, location, location … we are across the street from the beautiful blue-green water of Bradenton Beach. To make your beach time more enjoyable, we provide beach towels, umbrellas and chairs free of charge. A short walk will take you to Bridge Street with restaurants, mini-golf, shops and the Bridge Street Pier.
Sight-seeing … the cottage is centrally located, so you can explore the entire island on the free trolley … and the trolley stop is only steps away.
Catch a dolphin tour, perennial favorite for adults and kids!
A leisurely bike ride through our area is perhaps the best way to see the natural beauty on Anna Maria Island. Come enjoy the beauties of our Island and the reasonably priced Little Mermaid cottage.
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/02/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 604 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    twenty-five...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    capacity: 2 adults/2 children/2 dogs...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Size 12 x 14, private bath w/ tiled shower; two end tables; large dresser; large chest of drawers; pull out queen sofa bed in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Modern and completely updated; hair dryer; shampoo and soap provided.

Entertainment

  • Television:

    32' in living room; 17' in bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys and floats provided...moreless

  • Video Library:

    very small, but vending machines nearby...moreless

Theme

  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    across street from beach access -- 50 feet! There is limited view of water from the property....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Across the street (50') from water....moreless

  • Water View:

    can see Gulf of Mexico from yard...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Internet:

    free...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    sheets, pillows,...moreless

  • Living Room:

    sofa two easy chairs, end table, cocktail table, chest w/ 9 drawers, 32' hd Sony tv,dvd...moreless

Kitchen

  • Pantry Items:

    initial supply of paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    21 cu ft fridge w/top freezer and icemaker...moreless

  • Stove:

    ceramic glass-top 30' electric stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 slice toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    outdoor area with table and chairs...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available nearby...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

4.9
from 31 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Season 2
Apr 2 - May 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$875
Season 3
Jun 1 - Sep 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$130
$850
Season 4
Sep 16 - Dec 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$120
$795
Season 5
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay

$895
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$125
$825

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Final cleaning fee $75 + tax
  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 02/02/2017
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota/Bradenton; Tampa International
0.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
BeachHouse; Bridge Tender Inn; Island Time
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-75
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bridge Street restaurants
Bradenton Beach, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
Bradenton Beach

Car: Recommended

There is much to do .... or not to do ... your choice. Relaxing on the beach located just across the street is very popular; numerous great restaurants located nearby on this 7-mile long island; a short hop over to Bradenton and there are many other choices. Our island has no high rises ... a height limitation of 38', and even though we have many shops and stores, the island is not a "bed of commercialism". Our scenery and eco adventures, fishing and shelling are among other popular past times.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: You can see us above with our rescue Westie, Zoey. We are full-time permanent residents of Anna Maria Island and live only 15 minutes away in event of emergency, and we take great pride in offering a squeaky-clean and convenient place to enjoy your vacation.

Why the Owner Chose Bradenton Beach, FL, USA:
We bought this cottage because it was a challenge to change it from an ugly frog to the lovely princess mermaid it has become! We knew we could transform the rough jewel into a warm and romantic place for others (many from northern areas) to escape and enjoy the warm climates of Anna Maria Island. It is comfortable and CLOSE TO THE BEACH. We provide all amenities: free Wi-Fi, TV's, washer/dryer, all beach equipment and a beach wagon to haul necessities to the beach. The kitchen is more than adequate for those who want to cook. We have great sunset views and gorgeous Caribbean-looking water. While we do have a three-day minimum, you may check in and out any day of the week that meets your travel plans.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The Little Mermaid is no more than 50 steps to the beach. It's a compact, well-laid-out cottage. The large bedroom has a king bed, private bath with tiled shower, lots of drawers for your clothes, nice tropically landscaped and fenced yard, private free washer and dryer and private parking ten steps from the front door.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/02/2017

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Photos

  • Welcome to The Little Mermaid with white picket fence and beautiful landscaping!

    Welcome to The Little Mermaid with white picket fence and beautiful landscaping!

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Relax in the evening with a cool drink under the awning, watching the sun set!

    Relax in the evening with a cool drink under the awning, watching the sun set!

  • The living room from a different perspective. Plenty room for six!

    The living room from a different perspective. Plenty room for six!

  • Eclectic nautical items in the built-in wall shelf!!

    Eclectic nautical items in the built-in wall shelf!!

  • A close-up of the kitchen with a freezer/refrigerator and sink with dishwasher.

    A close-up of the kitchen with a freezer/refrigerator and sink with dishwasher.

  • The beach at low tide

    The beach at low tide

  • Time to eat outdoors?  A pleasant dining for four with a little sun umbrella!!

    Time to eat outdoors? A pleasant dining for four with a little sun umbrella!!

  • After dinner, kick back, relax and watch tv from the fold out sofa bed.

    After dinner, kick back, relax and watch tv from the fold out sofa bed.

  • Another direction of the living room with some very cute wall hangings.

    Another direction of the living room with some very cute wall hangings.

  • Dining table for four alongside the fully equipped kitchen.

    Dining table for four alongside the fully equipped kitchen.

  • Another look at the bead board dining area with seating for four.

    Another look at the bead board dining area with seating for four.

  • The Beach Buggy to help take "stuff" to the beach

    The Beach Buggy to help take "stuff" to the beach

  • one of many beautiful sunsets

    one of many beautiful sunsets

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