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Anna Maria Island 3 BR 3BA Private Heated Pool, Dock & Bayou To Gulf

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8

Experience island living the way it was always meant to be: cozy, friendly, and relaxed. Anna Maria Island, Florida is known for its charming cottages, friendly neighbors, and pristine beaches with no modern high-rise buildings in sight.

Bayou Escape's stunning location on the waterfront provides a panoramic view down the bayou. Relax in the heated pool and glimpse native manatee, fish, birds, and tropical vegetation. With your own private dock, enjoy watercraft and fishing at its best. Bask on secluded beaches with sunset views within a block of your front door.

This newly renovated cottage provides 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms plus cozy living areas with tropical Florida decor. The landscaping provides views of lush tropical flora out of every window, and the shady nooks plus brightly colored leaves and petals will always remind you that you selected the perfect island 'Escape'.

More Details

Owner
Kathy McLean
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Kathy McLean

Mark and Kathy McLean are island residents and believe in making each visitor's stay as remarkable as their own life on this one-of-a-kind island paradise. Traveling with more than one family? See their second property 2BR/2Bath, Tropical Escape, VRBO #501584.

Kathy McLean purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Kathy McLean chose Anna Maria

Anna Maria Island beaches are rated among the world's most beautiful. One of the finest features of the island is its low density population and miles of unspoiled beaches. This guest home is located on the preferred north end of Anna Maria where beaches are secluded from public traffic and restaurants and vintage shops are within walking distance.

What makes this cottage unique

During your stay, you'll find it hard to ever leave the island! Whether you're making it a pool day, shopping in the local village, boating on the bayou, or spending the day at the beach, this tropical location is one you will never forget!

Amenities

Anna Maria Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has its own private bathroom and shower/tub.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Anna Maria Island 3 BR 3BA Private Heated Pool, Dock & Bayou To Gulf
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 37 reviews
5

5th stay so must love it!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 5th time in Bayou Escape. Once again it was fantastic. Kathy was very responsive to a couple of requests we made, as ever. We were a group of 6 adults and the villa was perfect for us. Great location, fantastic views. See you again soon I hope😎

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Good spot! Stunning view.

  • 4 of 5

The view from the living room is spectacular and worth every penny! Fantastic lighting and plenty of sitting area in the house. The house was very clean and had all the basic kitchen items. The beds were comfortable and there was extra bedding and plenty of beach towels.

We requested beach chairs and trash bags and the owner was very quick to respond and deliver these items. However, when they came to deliver the items they shocked the pool (unrequested) and although they told us that the kids could swim after, we didn't allow it since at home we usually wait at least 24 hours after we shock the pool. That was a bit disappointing.

Also, we had a bit of a hiccup in regards to an additional fee that the owner was charging, which fortunately was removed once we agreed to pay cash/cashier's check. We are very frequent VRBO, Airbnb users and had not seen this owner's fee (additional to the vrbo fee) before.

Overall, great spot in Anna Maria Island and would consider returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks! We do believe Bayou Escape has an extraordinary location with both easy beach access as well as the lovely waterway to the Gulf. Regarding the pool treatment, we noticed the water quality was not optimal when we stopped by to provide beach chairs. The pool application's safety precaution specifies the pool is safe for swimming after one hour. In addition, due to the short two day request for reservation before check-in date, typical payment options were not available, requiring cash/cashiers check payment.
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5

Real nice, close to beach and restaurants. Very clean. I would definitely come back.

  • 5 of 5

Really nice, clean, close to the beach and restaurants. The owners were very attentive to our every request.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Paradise!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every part of the house, pool and location to everything! The beach is amazing! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This home is a little piece of paradise!! This was our second time here, can't wait to go back. So relaxing and beautiful views from the pool of the bayou!! Saw manatees and lots of birds! Kayaking and fishing from the dock!! Several beautiful beaches only short walk away. Owner Kathy such a pleasure to work with!!

Thanks for sharing your home!

Karen

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely Anna Maria Island home

  • 5 of 5

We (5 adult family members) stayed for 5 days in Feb. and found this house very comfortable and perfect for our visit. The house is quiet, clean, and bright with many windows and a nice view out to the water. The pool is nice for an evening cool down before dinner, and the beach is a short 5 minute walk. Kathy was helpful getting us acquainted with the property and checked in once to see if we needed anything. Very nice stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Sandbar Restaurant
Robinson Preserve
Anna Maria City Pier
Beach Bistro
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Anna Maria's north end beaches
Walt Disney World Resort
"Walt Disney World is a two hour drive from Anna Maria Island."
Busch Gardens
"Busch Gardens is a zoo and amusement park one hour from Anna Maria Island."
Rod & Reel Pier
"Eat with the locals at this historic pier restaurant with sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexi..."
Publix Super Market - Holmes Beach
"The local Publix has all you will need to keep groceries stocked so you'll never need to lea..."
Star Fish Company
"Fresh seafood is a five minute drive over the bridge to the historic fishing village of Cort..."
Ocean Star
"Are you a sushi lover? Ocean Star is just around the corner from the local Publix."
Waterfront Restaurant
"The Waterfront is a perfect venue for lunch or dinner. The view from the outdoor seating ar..."
Two Scoops
"Great for an old fashioned ice cream cone or try one of their famous chili dogs!"
Ginny's and Jane E's Cafe and Coastal Store
"Ginny's and Jane E's has it all---great breakfast and lunch fare as well as gifts, collectab..."
Florida Aquarium
"Florida Aquarium is located in Tampa, an hour from Anna Maria Island. The aquarium is a fav..."
Vinny & Cheryl's Italian Kitchen
Poppo's Taqueria
Stir It Up Yogurt Shack -- CLOSED
Beach Bums Island Attitude
Relish -- CLOSED
Keys Marina Holmes Beach
Anna Maria's 6 Beautiful Beaches
"BEACH ACCESS: Bay Blvd. Gladiolus Street Fern Street 789 N. Shore Drive 775 N. Shore Drive C..."
The Donut Experiment
The Donut Experiment
St. Armands Circle
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Harry's
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Key Royal Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Sandbar Restaurant
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
one half block
Car: recommended

Anna Maria Island is located on the Gulf coast of Florida. The island is one hour south of the Tampa Bay area and two hours from Orlando. Major attractions in the area are beaches, water access, state parks, and entertainment parks such as Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, and Busch Gardens.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping Fee $195 + Tax
Administrative Fee $148 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
City Tax $40
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellations made prior to final 90 days before arrival will be honored if the property is able to be rented for same dates by another guest. $100 cancellation fee will be deducted from refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund