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Desirable North End, Steps to the Best Beach, 2/2 Luxury Cottage/Heated Pool!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Featured on the 2014 Anna Maria Island Tour of Homes!

Seahorse Cottage was completely renovated by Kimball Construction one of Anna Maria Islands premier builders. The fully equipped kitchen boasts stainless appliances including a gas range and double oven with granite counter-tops. Crown moldings and wood flooring top the list of the incredible detail in this must see home!

This home features 2 Queen bedrooms and 2 full baths! It is located at the desirable North End of Anna Maria City yet close to shops and restaurants and is just 4 Houses or 440 steps to the beach! Less than a 2 minute walk even if you are a super slow walker! This home comfortably accommodates 4 and does allow pets.

Seahorse Cottage is tastefully furnished and is the perfect island getaway! The ideal place to kick back and relax with all the comforts of home but if you must stay in touch with the real world there's flat screen TVs and High Speed WiFi internet access.

Please Note A Month Is Based On 4 Weeks Or 28 Days!



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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017


Anna Maria Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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.
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Queen Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Desirable North End, Steps to the Best Beach, 2/2 Luxury Cottage/Heated Pool!
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
Honey Brook, PA

Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Loved Seahorse Cottage! With two queen rooms with attached baths, it is perfect for two couples. It is impeccably decorated, clean, and comfortable, both inside and out. We especially enjoyed the covered patio for morning coffee, afternoon cocktails by the pool, and again in the evenings. The expansive area under cover came in handy since we had a rainy week. We were able to get to the beach a few times, and it was only 2-3 houses up to the beach access and on to a truly spectacular beach with a panoramic view! The house was well equipped with a beach cart, umbrellas, 4 chairs, and a few coolers, as well as pool mats and noodles for the pool. Other than airport travel and one grocery store run, we traveled the island by golf cart all week....really fun! Although the weather didn't cooperate, the cottage is lovely, location ideal, and the island a perfect setting for a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patricia and Friends, We do appreciate you taking the time to review Seahorse Cottage and we are thrilled that you loved our little spot of paradise! We do use the area by the pool quite often for breakfast, evening cocktails and evening meals when it is raining or sometimes when we have had enough sun for the day. Glad you found everything you needed at the cottage and we look forward to your next visit! We will do our best to try to get the weather to cooperate a little more the next time!!
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Franklin Park


  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephanie, Thrilled that you loved our little slice of Paradise. We do love the pool area but we hope you got to enjoy the incredible beaches just steps away and the great shops and restaurants within walking distance. I know there is so much to do on Anna Maria it is hard to fit it all in along with some RELAXATION!! See you soon!!
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Third time to Seahorse

  • 5 of 5

Once again, Seahorse did not disappoint. It is a delightful cottage in a quiet neighborhood and just a short walk to the beach. The covered dining area by the pool is perfect for al fresco meals. The pool area starts to get sunny at about 10:45AM and stays sunny until late afternoon. Pool temperature was perfect! The new floats were fabulous for basking in the sun. The only downsides were the grill (didn't perform well, even with a new tank of propane), lack of basics like toilet paper/dish machine soap/laundry detergent (asked us to get a load of laundry going when we left...thankfully, we bought detergent). Just little things. NOT a big deal, at all. Love this cottage and have booked again for next year. Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marcia and Family, We are delighted that you enjoyed yet another visit to Seahorse Cottage and thanks for booking again for a 4th visit. The pool is the perfect oasis but the short walk to the beach makes it difficult to choose between the two but you can’t beat the Sunsets at Bean point. They are spectacular!! We will certainly look into the grill situation and please, in the future, let us know if you are having an issue with anything at the home. Our management company has an office right on Pine Ave so they would be glad to help out in any situation. We do supply a “starter kit” of TP and paper towels etc. to tide you over until you make it to the grocery store but we do not supply a full weeks worth of these items. We do ask the outgoing guests to start a load of laundry before they leave as it is difficult to complete all of the laundry in the window between departures and arrivals when we have back to back bookings. Just as the guest before you started the laundry which allowed us to facilitate the early arrival that you asked for we were able to get the next guest in a bit earlier thanks to a simple thing like you loading the washing machine and dishwasher on your departure. We do appreciate the cooperation of all of guests to try to help their fellow travelers.
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Palma de Mallorca


  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely fantastic holiday on Annamaria in this special property.

The home was well stocked and very welcoming.

We wouldn't hesitate to reccomend the home and the service provided.

We would happily book this property again.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shelley, Please do come back and visit! Seahorse Cottage is our special little place to get away from it all and glad you feel the same way! Our rental agents are the best; Gulf Islands Vacation Rentals with Ellie, Suzanne and Bob!
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hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little cottage in pleasant part of Annamaria island. Simple, but with great atmosphere and a well equipped kitchen. Nice heated pool.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Martin, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing Seahorse Cottage, I’m glad that you enjoyed vacationing in our home. We really like the location being in the quiet part of the island but still very close to the beach and Rod and Reel Pier. Hopefully you got to see some amazing sunsets on Bean Point. Please contact Ellie, Suzanne and Bob next time you stay on Anna Maria Island.
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Great villa for two couples

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this delightful villa for two weeks with another couple. The two double rooms have modern en suites and are very comfortable. The living area is spacious with plenty of seating. The pool is larger than average with plenty of shaded seating if required. The house is well equipped with everything required for a beach holiday. You are a 2 minute walk from a beach and a similar distance from the rod and reel pier for a cool beer and a great meal. We would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charles, Thank you for taking the time to review Seahorse Cottage; we are happy you enjoyed your stay at our home! We love the tranquility of the pool area and also having the options of relaxing in the shade or basking in the sun. As much as we enjoy the Rod and Reel or walking to Pine Ave we also like to hop on the free trolley to spend some time on Bridge Street. There are some good food choices including our favorite Blue Marlin restaurant for some fantastic local cuisine. So may choices on this Island! It’s a good thing that our home is located so close to one of the prettiest walking beaches around! Please come back and stay with us again.
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Tampa TPA 50 Miles Sarasota/Bradenton
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Bean Point
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!


Rates & Availability

Anna Maria Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Aug 8 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Feb 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2018 - Aug 18 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $150
Damage Deposit $49

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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