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Heated Tropical Pool/Waterfall 4Bed/3Bath Sleeps 10, Steps to Beach, Free Trolly

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 10 with Incredible Pool Area! Pet Friendly!

Sleeps 10 with Incredible Pool Area! Pet Friendly!

Villa Maria is a one-of-a-kind, luxury (but comfortable), 4 bedroom/3 bath home in the center of Anna Maria Island. Please check with us for permission if you have a small dog you would like to bring along! Centrally located on the island in Holmes Beach, you are only a 2 minute stroll to the beach (with a life guard) or to the free trolley service that will take you to most places on the island within just a few minutes’ drive. You are also within walking distance to the Publix grocery store and many other shops and restaurants. Anna Maria Island Beach Café is just across the street on the Beach which offers a GREAT breakfast. You can enjoy your meal while sitting with your toes in the white sand of Anna Maria! Try their all you can eat pancakes or go for scrambled eggs, bacon and fries washed down with limitless cups of coffee. They also offer entertainment in the evenings AND have rental equipment for all of your beach needs! All the conveniences are close but Villa Maria is located at the end of a closed street so you can still maintain your privacy and seclusion in this great island getaway. From the deep, rich cherry wood flooring and cabinetry throughout the house to the lush tropical pool, this home has it all. There are beautiful crown moldings, classic looking ceiling fans, beautiful tiles and an elevator that travels from the bottom floor garage up to the third floor lookout tower.

The home is laid out on one floor making it a flowing and livable space with a great kitchen boasting granite countertops and stainless appliances. The cabinets are fully equipped with dishes, pots, pans, silverware and small appliances so you can prepare anything from a light meal to a full evening dinner party. Bringing the groceries in is easy, just use the elevator. You can also take the stairs or the elevator to the tower terrace that has views of the surrounding island and glimpses of the beach and the gulf! Enjoy an evening cocktail while catching one of the amazing sunsets that Anna Maria is famous for! (In the unlikely event that the elevator becomes inoperable, please keep in mind the stairs will be the only entry to the living area of the home.)

The King Master Bedroom is spacious with a wet bar and fridge and the master bath is en suite with a Jacuzzi tub and glass shower with 7 shower heads! The 1st guest room has a Full Bed with adjoining bath with a glass shower/tub combination. The 2nd guest room has two twin beds and the bath boasts a walk-in shower. Let’s not forget about the 'Tower Shaped' Double guest room with its unique design! With a Queen pull-out couch in the living area there is plenty of room for everyone!

Villa Maria also boasts a large, furnished terrace overlooking the pool with sliding glass doors that can completely enclose the area, which makes for a very comfortable space on a cool evening or leave them open to enjoy the tropical pool and the soothing sounds of the waterfall. Enjoy the flat screen TV while you are grilling out and relax under your own tiki hut with your meal!

Villa Maria offers simply everything you need for a high end, Anna Maria Island experience but with that Home-Away-From-Home feel.




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Property Manager
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation-Fees collected will NOT be returned unless the unit is re-rented for the same period. If re-rented all fees will be refunded minus $150.
  • Please include size & breed of animals for permission to bring them. $150 taxable pet fee per pet will be added.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Guest - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Hot and Cold!
    Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , En Suite/Shower has 7 shower heads!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Guest - 2 twin/ single
    Guest - 1 queen
    Pull Out Sofa In Living Area - 1 queen
    Master Suite - 1 king , Wet Bar with Fridge
    Guest - 1 double
  • Playpen & Crib available on request
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(35 traveler reviews)

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Heated Tropical Pool/Waterfall 4Bed/3Bath Sleeps 10, Steps to Beach, Free Trolly
average rating of 4.542857 based on 35 reviews

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and in good condition. Less than a 5 minute walk to the beach! Across the street is a CVS and a grocery store. Everything you need is within walking distance. I would recommend this property to friends and family. We enjoyed treats from two scoops ice cream and cupcake delights (both were very yummy). The grouper taco's at the Ugly Grouper were fantastic!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tropical and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 6 adults and 3 young children who vacation yearly at someplace warm.

There are so many good things to say about this property...

The location made walking to food, groceries, the beach, and entertainment incredibly accessible. The house itself is furnished well. There were plenty of towels, and every thing was clean on our arrival. The pool area is certainly one of the highlights of the property. The waterfall and landscaping make for a relaxing space, and where we spent the majority of our time.

The management of the property and communication leading to our visit was excellent.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The response in the beginning was superb they got directly with me in a quick response, went over all details, and were very friendly and accomodating. The location was superb steps away from an awesome beach and the neighborhood was excellent for family relaxation.

We loved the home it was spacious and had everything my family needed and more!!!

My son had an awesome birthday, and im glad the elevator was there because my mom definately used it after her leg injury. Thank you guys for allowing us to have a wonderfule experience with no advance notice from us...and escpecially thank you for accomadting us in a timely manner to accomadate our stay!!! Best home by far and accompanied our new puppy.

We will stay again!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ebony, Thank you for reviewing Villa Maria, I’m happy you and your family had an awesome stay at our home! It’s nice to hear that Ellie, Suzanne and Bob were able to help you out on such short notice so your son could enjoy a wonderful birthday memory. Happy belated birthday to your son and here’s to a quick recovery for your mom!
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Beautiful Home, Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The home was gorgeous and the bus & trolley stops are next to the house. Grocery stores are right across the street and the beach is a block away. Don't be alarmed, the property feels secluded from the busy street by having a privacy wall. There were pool toys and floaties for my 2 year old daughter to play with in the pool and our family had a great time.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, Thank you for reviewing Villa Maria, I’m glad you enjoyed our home and its perfect location! Besides being so close to the beach and walking distance to shopping and restaurants, our home is equipped with everything a family needs when on vacation. There is a beach umbrella, beach chairs and a beach cart for our guests’ convenience. Guests often leave behind toys and floats and out management team keeps them there when in good condition. Thanks again for your review and please do not hesitate to reach out to Elle, Bob and Suzanne next time you stay on Anna Maria!
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Best trip ever!

  • 5 of 5

This was the best vacation I have ever taken. My family and I really enjoyed the calm relaxing view, location and island feel. Everyone was helpful, friendly and the house itself was fantastic. I think it was one of our best trips as a family we have ever taken. The pool was perfect for our son, it was heated and safe! It was private too. Lots of sun and then shade to offer as well when it's too hot. The beach is also right there, which my wife enjoyed because we could just walk to it, instead of having to pack up everyone and drive. The island food is amazing! We would come back and highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, Thank you for reviewing Villa Maria and I’m glad that our home played a role in your best vacation ever! The view from the lookout tower can be very relaxing especially during sunset. One of the many great things about Anna Maria is that people enjoy sharing their experiences and recommendations with each other, we also are lucky to have Ellie, Bob and Suzanne to help with their local expertise. Another draw is the fantastic choice of restaurants, some just a short walk away and other via the free trolley just a block from our home. We look forward to hearing from you again and thank you for recommending Villa Maria!
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Spectacular home & vacation experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing experience and beautiful place to stay! I brought my 1.5 year old and my husband. We were able to enjoy the home, that was safe, child-proof and fun for my family. The pool was my little babies favorite, heated and great. He distance to the free trolly and beach was perfect - all we needed was a light stroller and we were there in less than 7 minutes walking. Then we toured the Island. The people are friendly, the places are unique, inexpensive but classy! We had such an amazing visit. I would highly recommend this to others. In fact I did, and several coworkers have already looked into booking this property for their next family getaway! This was a great place to go, and I'd surely come again, especially to the beaches because the sand is soft and the water is perfect!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ruhee, Thank you for your review on Villa Maria, we’re happy that you had an amazing experience at our home! We gladly supply a playpen and crib upon request for our guests’ convenience. We are fortunate to be centrally located, close to the beach and walking distance to shopping and restaurants. There are so many nice people you meet on this island filled with happy people on vacation and locals willing to recommend their favorite spots. Thank you for spreading the word on Villa Maria and we look forward to your return.
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Sarasota/Bradenton 14 Miles or Tampa TPA 50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Several in Walking Distance
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
No Ferry but the Free Trolley is close!
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
No Train but we have a Free Trolley
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Several in Walking Distance
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Manatee Public Beach
Car: not necessary

Anna Maria Island is located on the Central West Coast of Florida nestled between the tropical blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the West and Tampa Bay to the North. Once a best –kept secret among local Floridians, it is now known as a vacation favorite among local, national and international travelers. From honeymooners to Hollywood film crews, youngsters to the young-at-heart, people from around the world have discovered what’s awaiting you – Your Piece of Paradise, 'An Island In The Sun'… The island consists of 3 cities, Bradenton Beach being the southernmost, Holmes Beach in the middle and Anna Maria City on the Northern tip. Each community has its own distinct character but all have that relaxed old Florida Charm with unique and charming shops and restaurants. Anna Maria Island has miles of sugar white sand beaches, sand dunes, sea oats and Australian Pines lying between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intercoastal Waterway. This destination is a natural choice for tropical vacationers looking for golf, tennis, water sports, shopping, plus many cultural and historical attractions. Located close to all the major attractions, yet far from the maddening crowds make the Gulf Island Beaches the ideal vacation spot. Enjoy a sunrise overlooking Tampa Bay and a picture-perfect Florida sunset all in a day… You need never leave the island to find fun and relaxation. Our island is only 7 miles long and no more than a few blocks wide which leaves you with sounds of waves and visions of the sunset in every location. Enjoy a day at the beach and watch the kids play in the sand. Walk along pristine beaches and dine in award-winning restaurants, Enjoy fresh grouper sandwiches on a pier and sipping martinis while enjoying live music. Go shopping in our specialty shops and boutiques all along the island. We even have a Free Trolley to take you where you want to go. The friendly environment and endless activities will keep you coming back for more. Hop aboard and experience island paradise!


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