Wave Crest: 3BR Beachfront's All About Location!

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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 week
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.75
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Take just four steps from Wave Crest's back door and sink your toes into the white sand beach of Anna Maria Island or enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico from the deck, Florida room, or the four Adirondack chairs right on the sand. This gulf-front cottage is located directly on the beach and will transport you back to a simpler time to relax and unwind.

Built in 1952, Wave Crest was the beach retreat enjoyed by Florida's Chiles family for 60 years. It has been recently expanded, refurbished and fitted with modern conveniences, but the basic design and materials have not changed. Original to the home are the heart of pine floors, walls, and ceilings in common areas. The wood inside, including the kitchen cabinets, is old-growth Florida longleaf yellow pine harvested from the Chiles' family farm.

The kitchen has been newly updated with quartz countertops and new appliances. New and antique furniture appoint the living areas and the laundry features a commercial grade washer and dryer. Internet, Wi-Fi, cable, Xbox and four smart TVs will keep you connected. Welcome to the 1950s with a modern touch!

This three-bedroom, three-bath beachfront vacation rental cottage has two queen bedrooms and one with two twin beds. All have private baths; two with walk-in showers and one with a shower/tub combination making this home ideal for six beach lovers.

Wave Crest is located directly on the gulf beach just 600 yards south of AMI's tranquil Bean Point. Shopping, dining, and the free AMI trolley are a short walk down the beach to Pine Avenue and the iconic Rod and Reel Pier is even closer to the east. Reserve Wave Crest and savor the sunsets while daily cares drip away.

Contact Coastal Cottages AMI to reserve today and remember to ask us about our monthly discounted rates!

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Member since: 2002

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is: Within an hour
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1

    includes one (1) queen bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    includes two (2) twin beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    includes one (1) queen bed...moreless

  • Also includes a twin trundle bed in the Florida Room.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower

    includes a stand-alone shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    includes a tub-shower combo...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    includes a stand-alone shower...moreless

  • Also includes an outdoor shower.

Other Amenities

  • Distance from Nearest Trolley Stop: Few Blocks • Nearest Trolley Stops: 4-S & 72-N (Pine Avenue at Gulf Drive)...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $329

Dec 17 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $500

Jan 7 - Mar 3, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $429

Mar 4 - Apr 14, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $543

Apr 15 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $414

May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $443

Jul 1 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $457

Aug 12 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $400

Sep 9 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay

Extra Nights: $400

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.

Additional information about rental rates:

NON-REFUNDABLE FEES • Down Payment: 25% of base rental fee or $250, whichever is greater. Due at time of booking. • Property Damage Protection: $55 • Administrative Fee: $60 • Taxes (Florida State: 6.5%; Local Resort: 5%) • Cleaning Fee • Pet Fee (if applicable): $150 ADDITIONAL NOTES • Balance due 30 days PRIOR TO arrival. Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, e-check, money order, and debit/credit card. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Coastal Cottages AMI. CCAMI accepts VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. • In lieu of aforementioned damage protection, a refundable $1000 security deposit is required. See Coastal Cottages AMI Terms and Conditions for details. • Rates are estimates, vary based on dates, and reflect rental fee only; taxes and additional fees will apply. • Monthly rates based on 28 days; monthly discount may be available.

Fees and Taxes:

  • Cleaning $140

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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Key Royale Golf Club
18 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
On beach!

Beach, fun and sun await!


Manager info

Coastal Cottages AMI, LLC

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Although this cottage has been updated in recent years, the basic design has not changed since it was finished in 1953 when it was one of the first homes completed on the site of a former WWII radar station.

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Manager indicates their response time is: Within an hour
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

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  • It's All About Location!

    It's All About Location!

  • New Entry Hall!

    New Entry Hall!

  • Fully-Equipped Kitchen

    Fully-Equipped Kitchen

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bedroom 1/Master | Queen Bed

    Bedroom 1/Master | Queen Bed

  • Bedroom 2 | Twin Beds

    Bedroom 2 | Twin Beds

  • Bedroom 3 | Queen Bed

    Bedroom 3 | Queen Bed

  • Full-Size Washer and Dryer

    Full-Size Washer and Dryer

  • Florida Room

    Florida Room

  • View from Florida Room

    View from Florida Room

  • Waiting For You!

    Waiting For You!

  • Beautiful Sunsets Guaranteed!

    Beautiful Sunsets Guaranteed!

  • Welcome to Wave Crest - Newly Remodeled!

    Welcome to Wave Crest - Newly Remodeled!

  • Newly Remodeled Kitchen!

    Newly Remodeled Kitchen!

  • Living Room and Kitchen

    Living Room and Kitchen

  • Flat Screen TV for all to Enjoy!

    Flat Screen TV for all to Enjoy!

  • Bathroom 1/Master

    Bathroom 1/Master

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Bathroom 3

    Bathroom 3

  • Florida Room

    Florida Room

  • Florida Room

    Florida Room

  • New Rear Deck!

    New Rear Deck!

  • Perfect Location to See Beautiful Sunsets

    Perfect Location to See Beautiful Sunsets

  • Awesome Location!

    Awesome Location!

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Wave Crest: 3BR Beachfront Cottage...It's All About Location!

Anna Maria, FL, USA #3652483ha

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