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Twin Heron: 4BR Family-Friendly near Beach with Pool

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Ready to Relax in 2456 Square Feet of Island Life?

This beautifully furnished four-bedroom, 3.5-bath vacation rental is just a little more than a block to the beach!

With a large great room layout and balconies in the front and back there is plenty of room for vacationing in this Anna Maria Island home. The master bedroom on the main floor has a king bed and its own private bath that includes a walk-in shower and jetted tub. On the third floor, the second and third bedrooms each have a queen, while the fourth bedroom boasts twin beds, making the total sleeping accommodations enough to fit eight.

The heated saltwater pool, brand new spa, and large covered patio will entice you outside when not at the beach. The numerous amenities make this home-away-from-home easy to enjoy, including a gas grill, washer and dryer, desk, three flat screen televisions with cable, three DVD players, wireless internet access, a central vacuum system, and beach essentials (cart, chairs and towels). An outside hot and cold shower to rinse away the sand you bring back from the beach is also available for your convenience. All linens provided by our professional linen service.

When you are ready to explore the island, you can hop on board the free AMI trolley that runs daily along the island and has a stop just a few blocks from your door.

So, bring your family and friends for a fantastic time at Twin Heron!

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

More Details

Property Manager
Coastal Cottages AMI
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our stay at Twin Heron on Anna Maria Island. This is a very nice, spacious and clean rental property that has all the upscale comforts of home. Scenic grounds well maintained. Short walk to the beach and even an island trolley is available. Recommend dining on the porch of the "Waterfront Restaurant" with great views of Tampa Bay. Coastal Cottages AMI is a professional vacation rental company that is a pleasure to do business with when planning a vacation.
Aug 2014
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Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower , includes stand-alone shower and jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , includes tub-shower combo
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , includes stand-alone shower
  • Also includes an outdoor shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1/Master - includes one (1) king bed
    Bedroom 2 - includes one (1) queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - includes one (1) queen bed
    Bedroom 4 - includes two (2) twin beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Distance from Nearest Trolley Stop: Few Blocks • Nearest Trolley Stop: 58-N (Marina Drive at 57th Street)


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Twin Heron: 4BR Family-Friendly near Beach with Pool
average rating of 3.75 based on 6 reviews
Yarmouth Port, MA

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Lovely home, amazing pool hot tub! All new beach furniture needed. Rusty and broken.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the feel of being home and all of the space this home offered. We were within walking distance to the beach, to the trolley and a short drive to some really wonderful restaurants. The home had plenty of room for all of us and loved the open concept of the kitchen/ living room so we could entertain. The pool was perfect with a covered patio to take a break from the sun. Can't wait to visit next year. Management company was extremely helpful getting us ready for our trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location, interior shows signs of wear

  • 3 of 5

This is the second year we rented Twin Heron. Wonderful layout for the family. The addition of the new spa and backyard landscaping enhance the exterior appearance and made usage of the pool area more enjoyable. Appreciated the chairs, beach toys and Nantucket basket to take to the beach. Coastal Cottages AMI was very attentive to our complaints. The gas grille fell apart and was quickly replaced. They are a friendly and accommodating rental company. The interior of the house however shows signs of wear and tear because it is a popular rental. Bed linens, towels, pots, pans, kitchen knives, toaster, all need to be replaced. Suggest purchasing toaster oven because of its versatility. The living room furniture showing signs of wear as well. 3 of the 4 outside patio chairs had broken, rusted legs and were a safety issue. We have chosen to return for a third year because we like the layout and location, with hopes that these shortcomings will be addressed.

Traveling group: Extended Family

Your age range 65+

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend? Yes.

Was this review helpful? Yes

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Woodbury, New jersey

Twin Heron needs new matching towels and mattress

  • 2 of 5

We have been returning to Annamaria Island for the last 10 years. we stay in a different house each year and they have always been very well maintained. This year we stayed in the same house that we stayed in last year. Last year the house made a nice presentation but this year it's showing a lot of wear and tear. The owners need to go in and freshen it up and the housekeeping needs to spend a little bit more time there cleaning it up. We will not return to Twin Heron next year instead we will try somewhere else.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're sorry to hear that you will not be returning to Twin Heron next year, but we do appreciate you bringing the needed improvements to our attention. We are working on rectifying the issues and have recently purchased a new mattress and gas grill. We will continue to work with our property management company, Coastal Cottages AMI, to improve our property to ensure future guests don't have the same experience as you. Again, we are sorry, but definitely keep us in mind for future bookings beyond next year!
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Key Royale Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
2 Blocks
Other Activities:

Beach, fun and sun are waiting for you!

This family friendly vacation rental is located on Florida's Anna Maria Island, a quaint barrier island nestled in the Gulf of Mexico south of Tampa Bay. Comprised of three cities—Anna Maria on the north end, Holmes Beach in the middle and Bradenton Beach to the south—AMI is one of the only places where the 'old Florida' charm still exists. The Island has every convenience needed, including multiple award winning restaurants, including Beach Bistro, Sandbar Restaurant, Sign of the Mermaid, and Waterfront Restaurant. There is also plenty of shopping available along historic Pine Avenue in Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach's historic Bridge Street. With the beach and the Bay just minutes away from your front door, there is plenty to do in the water. Kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, jet skiing, and parasailing are the more popular activities. With the Island only seven miles long, there is no need to drive when almost everything is within walking or biking distance. Plus, there is a free trolley service that runs the length of the Island every day. AMI truly has something for everyone, and everyone who visits falls in love with it. We are sure you will too! So, reserve your vacation home today . . . seven miles of pristine white beaches and beautiful sunsets await you!





    • Down Payment: 25% of base rental fee or $250, whichever is greater. Due at time of booking.
    • Property Damage Protection: $55
    • Administrative Fee: $75
    • Taxes (Florida State: 7%; Local Resort: 5%)
    • Cleaning Fee
    • Pet Fee (if applicable): $150

    • 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.