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5 Bed/ 3 Bath ranch w/ Lagoon Pool, Spa & Golf Cart - comes w/ all the Toys!

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,410 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedroom Open Floor Plan Home With Lagoon Like Pool, Hot Tub & Golf Cart

Anna Maria Island offers a family oriented vacation destination with a laid back feel ...very relaxing. The island's beautiful, world famous white beaches and friendly atmosphere will make you want to come back again and again.

The 5 Bedroom/ 7 Bed Home is furnished with a king bed in the master suite, the master bath is equipped with two shower heads and river rock flooring. Also easy access to the outdoor bamboo shower. Bedroom two is just upstairs off the kitchen and has a trundle style murphy queen bed that easily glides out from the wall. this roof also has a sleeping nook, with fun lighting and a cozy double bed. Partitioned from the rest of the room by collapsable doors. This bedroom also comes with a ensuite two person deluxe shower wall mounted toilet. Bedrooms three & four both have queen beds. Bedroom five is a kids sanctuary with a queen and a double on the loft/ bunk bed. This room also has ski ball and a Wii gaming system with a few games and controllers. Please feel free to bring your favorite games to play. The kitchen has granite counter tops, and plenty of space for a large group with an open air feel, stainless steel appliances, and all the necessary utensils you may need.

The kitchen eating area accommodates six, and the rest of the gang can hang around the granite island which seats 2-4, or the foyer cocktail table that seats 4 more.

Watch television on the large 60 inch flat screen cable/DVR. Pop in a DVD in to enjoy a movie, or compete with your guests with the Wii gaming system in the kids room.

ALL BEDROOMS HAVE FLAT SCREEN TVs & CABLE. Two TV's are Smart TVs, Netflix or HULU ready

HEATED POOL/ SPA

Finally, relax in your 'private' lagoon like pool with tanning ledge, swim up tiki table, infinity edge hot tub/spa, waterfall, deck jets and a volcano bubbler jet on the sun ledge. Landscape lighting provides a resort like feel, and is located throughout the property. Forget your worries, 'You're on island time' and yes, you'll be back again.' The pool is heated year round to 84 degrees or better at no additional charge.

Just three blocks to white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. It is a 5 min walk or a 90 second golf cart ride. Also nearby are wonderful shops, and restaurants that Holmes Beach has to offer. PUBLIX shopping center 1.2 miles away.

This home has it all!! It is at ground level with no stairs to climb, besides bedroom #2.

WIFI internet access provided. Top of the line front loader washer and dryer included.

There are many beach toys and supplies available for you to you use. Feel free to use our toys including a soft top learning surf board. We only ask that you please treat all the gear well and wash off the salt water after use. Thanks in advance.

GOLF CART is available with signed liability waiver and proof of insurance. We do ask for a signed hold harmless waiver and proof of driver(s) insurance card. Most provide for something referred to as SEV coverage (Slow Electric Vehicle coverage), which is typical on most Ins. policies, Auto or Home Owners.

Use it throughout your stay and for fun/ easy access around the island and to the beach. Trust me, it's the best way to get your gear to the nearby white sandy beaches!!

More Details

Owner
Joseph & Erica Darby
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Joseph & Erica Darby

We moved to Anna Maria in 2011 beacause we fell in love with the beautiful island. My sister and her family of 6 moved here in 2008, and we vacationed here so often to visit with them that we just decided to make the move. Unfortunately for us we had to move back to Ohio for the next two years for my wife to finish her degree and for my business (for now).

Joseph & Erica Darby purchased this house in 2012

Why Joseph & Erica Darby chose Anna Maria Island

The pool is truly one of the best on the island! New synchronized LED color changing lights (3 in all). Color options of your choice. The electric golf cart is great, stops on a dime, and tops out at 19 MPH. The house is a fun & unique mix of modern and original. There is a real island feel to the place, and it is very welcoming. We love our home and hope you will as well... the place is better in person. I need to take better HD photos.my daughter has told me this on several occasions.

What makes this house unique

Outdoor and Interior updates with construction completed late August 2013!

The fifth bedroom is being added in the Fall of 2015 we are all booked up until then anyways...

Pool with Spa, including fun water features and spectacular lighting.

Golf Cart is included, and is allowed on certain streets of the island, and provides easy access to the beach. Our home is only three short blocks to the beach, but you may never want to leave the private pool. There is a great design and flow to the home. Very nice linens (450+ thread count) are provided. Each week 14 clean white towels and washcloths are provided. 4-6 Beach towels, 4 beach chairs, and a beach umbrella are there for your group as well. All the amenities are there for you to feel right at home. The spacious patio has plenty of outdoor seating and includes a gas grill. Three sun loungers sit about the pool and a there is a hammock chair for fun.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were the first to enjoy Casa Laguna! I was a bit hesitant but Joe put my nerves at ease. The homeowner went above and beyond to make sure all was set for our arrival. The house was better then the pics on line - large enough for several families to enjoy their stay. We had a three year old with us and he absolutely loved the skeeball game in the kids room. The Pool and patio is beautiful!! It was finished the day we arrived so I'm sure it's even writer now with proper landscaping and touch ups. I can't wait to spend another week/weekend at this home. Location on the island is centrally located in Holmes Beach - we rode our bikes and the golf cart everywhere. I have rented several houses through VRBO and this is definetly one of my favorites! Thank you Joe, it was exceptional!



Recommended for: Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Aug 2013
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Amenities

Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2410 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , EnSuite to ground floor master suite with access to outdoors
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , EnSuite two person shower with jetted wall, bluetooth ready
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Shared bathroom off of living room
    Outdoor Shower - shower , Outdoor Bamboo shower (hot/ cold), follow the path!
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 murphy bed , Queen bed slides out of wall for ahhh! Kids sleeping nook
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , w/ Smart TV
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 double , TV, Wii, Skiball & Kids toys. Two pack-n-plays (available)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

5 Bed/ 3 Bath ranch w/ Lagoon Pool, Spa & Golf Cart - comes w/ all the Toys!
average rating of 4.864865 based on 38 reviews
5

perfect for a family

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house! We have 5 children, ages 17, 13, 12 and 2 year old twins. The house was perfect for us. Our 12 and 13 year old daughters thought the upstairs "attic" room was the best thing ever. The rooms are "spread out" in the house so everyone had plenty of space. They are much larger than they appear on line. The pool was wonderful and the golf cart was a lifesaver! The island was absolutely packed, but the house is very private so we felt like we had our own oasis. We were very sad to leave!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ahhh that is AWESOME! Thanks guys, we are happy that you and the kids had so much fun. That's honestly what we strive for. Well, yeah the money to pay the bills and the stuff to make sure it's fun,.. a great holiday! - Joe & Erica
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5

The property was more than we were expecting. Would go back in a heartbeat.

  • 5 of 5

The house was immaculate when we got there. Separate sleeping accomadations were perfect for our group. The golfcart was a real bonus since I have a walking problem. Toys and games provided were adequate for rainy weather. The pool and hot tub were great. Nice central location to everthing on the island. Never ran out of hot water.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Casa Laguna was perfect for our group; ten of us celebrating a college graduation, a birthday and Mothers'Day.

Erica and Joseph have a beautiful, comfortable home. The kitchen is very large with a "great room" adjacent to the kitchen for socializing. The bedrooms are all spacious and quiet, with large, comfortable beds. The bathrooms had great showers and always had hot water even with ten of us staying there.

This was the most well equipped vacation home I've ever been in, from beach and pool toys and chairs to staples in the pantry and board games in the great room. There is an extra refrigerator in the garage.

It was an easy walk to the beach though we drove our car there to carry chairs and a canopy and we always found parking. (If you do drive, you must parallel park, facing the same direction as traffic, with all wheels off the pavement or get ticketed. )

The pool at Casa Laguna was beautiful, perfect temperature and clean water always. There is plenty of seating around the pool and an outdoor dining area with a grill.

Joseph was very easy to work with. He responds to emails and phone calls immediately. We also met a neighbor who checks on the house and also offered her number if we needed anything.

We couldn't have asked for anything more in a vacation home or from our host. We will recommend this rental to anyone going to Anna Maria Island.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome House for extended families

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our family we had eight adults and four kids and it worked great! The layout is great, you don't feel like you're right on top of each other, even the bedroom off the kitchen is private. The living area and kitchen are nice and spacious but we stayed by the awesome pool and hot tub the most! It's very private by the pool area but the neighbors are close so you do have to keep it down after ten pm since the island has a noise ordinance. The beach is a short walk and the golf cart was great for lugging chairs etc or just the grandmas! The owner is very responsive to any issues or questions you may have and there's a property manager close by to help if you need anything as well. We used the gas grill a couple times and saved money by cooking in, and we had groceries delivered as soon as we got there through Instacart so it saved us from going to the store. We would definitely recommend this house and would love to come back soon! Thanks so much for making my mom's 75th bday with her family special!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Vacation Splendor!

  • 5 of 5

This home is indeed the place to stay on Anna Maria Island! We had a fantastic week thanks to Joseph and Erica's vacation home. There was more that enough room for our party of 7. Everything needed for our stay was right here. Clean, spacious, well stocked for laundry, cooking and beach items. The golf cart was fantastic! Walk to the beach was a simple 2 minute stroll past very beautiful homes. The beach was spectacular! Free trolley stop right outside the front door. I really can't say enough - Joseph was so easy to talk to as well! We highly recommend Anna Maria Island and this great vacation home!

Louise

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved our time at Casa Laguna, and Anna Maria Island! We came as 3 separate families, with 6 adults and 7 kids (6 boys ages 1-6!!). This house was PERFECT for our crew. There was plenty of space for us all to have both shared experiences and individual family time. The rooms were so spacious! The kids game room was ideal for our little dudes! :) The pool was a lifesaver, especially the hot tub on our cooler days. And having the golf cart to bum around town, go to dinners, and quickly hop to the beach was so awesome. And we loved all the restaurants on the island that we went to, fishing on the pier, and of course, the beaches.

We had a small issue with the air conditioning, and it was amazing how quickly Joe had people over to fix it, and it was also helpful that his brother-in-law was available to help, and gave us great tips for the island! Joe was great to work with, and we all unanimously agreed we want to come back: First it was in 5 years, then 3, and now we are all thinking next year. :) We highly recommend this house for a lovely vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: aaahhhhh you guys are awesome...! Thanks so much for the kind and informative review. You are always welcome back! Anna Maria Island is a pretty special lil vacation spot. Pretty busy during the Spring Break months but thats to be expected. All the best Marso's - Joe & Erica :)
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sarasota
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
D'Coy Ducks, Slims or Bortells with in
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Key Royale Club, 700 Key Royale Dr Holmes Beach,
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
To many to list all with in
Nearest Beach
450 Metres
Holmes Beach at 72nd Street
Car: not necessary

The free trolley that circles the island and comes by every 15 minutes is on our corner. The home is located three 3 short blocks from the Beach or a 1.5 minute golf cart ride away. Take all the gear the crew and kids may need. Located centrally in city of Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island

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Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
2017 Base Rate 3
Aug 27 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,240
$8,000
 
 
Thanksgiving Break
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Christmas/ New Years 2017/18
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,670
 
 
Early Spring 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Feb 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,870
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring Break 2018
Feb 17 2018 - Mar 2 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,400
 
 
Spring Break 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Apr 14 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,670
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Late Spring
Apr 15 2018 - May 26 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
$8,000
 
 
Early Summer 2018
May 27 2018 - Aug 18 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,400
$15,000
 
 
Late Summer 2018
Aug 19 2018 - Aug 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Fall 2018
Aug 26 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
From
$440
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,240
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$269
From
$440
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,880
$7,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Golf Cart (Included Free) $0
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 12.0%

Call for special pricing for monthly stays. Conversations are better then emails.
We truly prefer to rent Saturday to Saturday.
All rental fees are refundable if the property is re-rented, less any applicable price difference.
The pool is heated to 84-85 degrees at all times for no additional fee.
The golf cart is yours to use. We do need a signed release of liability, copy of drivers license and auto insurance card prior to check in if you plan on using the cart during your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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