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Chic Mid-Century Beach Cottage with a private dock on Anna Maria Island

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

Open kitchen, living and dining area. Private spots to escape from it all.

Authentic spacious beach cottage charm in a mid-century shell. Located a couple blocks from Florida's best powder sand beach and situated across from Bimini Bay with use of our dock. Explore the quiet paradise where the locals live. The Pine Ave shops and famous Beach Bistro Restaurant are less than a mile away. Enjoy the old Florida atmosphere with no hi-rise buildings. We restored the original terrazzo floors and opened up the space but kept the original charm. Amenities are all new and modern. Three bedrooms with low allergen latex mattresses: king bed, queen bed and set of twin beds. Private outdoor shower, enclosed porch and all Florida native beach landscaping. There is also a studio space for your art projects.

Yuko de Haan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Japanese, some french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Yuko de Haan

We are full time Florida residents. As former city dwellers it's been easy to adapt to the welcome change in lifestyle and pace! We found paradise!

Yuko de Haan purchased this house in 2010

Why Yuko de Haan chose Holmes Beach

Our family has been coming to the island for vacations since the 60's. Along the way some of us decided to stay! We like the house because it's in a quiet neighborhood in the middle of it all! The beach is a couple blocks away. Shopping and restaurants are a five minute bike ride away. Anna Maria Island is a very unique place. Please keep it a secret!

What makes this house unique

Modern yet cozy beach cottage environment. Amenities and fixtures are all new. Beautiful native landscaping and a serene private boat dock in the mangroves. You might encounter manatees there!


Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , hair dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , with 2 sinks. hair dryer.
  • Also private outdoor shower. Instant hot water system for your comfort.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , dux bed. big closet.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , bed rails are available for small children. big closet.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master BR with walk-in closet and a flat screen TV.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • 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
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This area of the island is close to the beach and bay. It's quiet but close to Pine Ave attractions. Most residents in this area live here full time, please experience authentic island charm.


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Chic Mid-Century Beach Cottage with a private dock on Anna Maria Island
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews


  • 4 of 5

A very nice property! well equipped and maintained. The house had lots of windows so we were able to let in the fresh warm Florida air. The beach was not too far away so we walked to it every day. The location was great. We were able to ride our bikes to all the restaurants and shops. Beds were comfortable and chairs and bikes with locks were available. Would recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely updated home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Anna Maria for many years and this home was a great place for our most recent stay. It is a very comfortable and nicely updated home in a quiet Holmes Beach neighborhood. The Gulf beach is only a short walk and there is a dock on the Bay side right across the street from the house. The rental has lots of amenities including bikes which we used to get around the island. The home is very comfortable and has everything needed including an outside shower. The owner was great to work with throughout the entire process of booking and our stay. A great place to enjoy Anna Maria.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice house in great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is as pictured and described in the listing. Very comfortable for up to 6 people. Relatively firm beds. Updated and well-appointed kitchen, nice bathrooms, outdoor shower. Quiet location convenient to a great part of the beach, very nice and beachy neighborhood. The owner is a pleasure to work with and makes things like beach umbrella, beach chairs (the type that fold into a carrying sack, although we left two nice low chairs in the garage for anyone's use), bikes, small cooler, football, etc. available to guests. The rental rate was very reasonable and the house was certainly worth the price. Anna Maria Island is wonderful. Get out early to the Donut Experiment for custom made donuts. Buy fresh fish at Island Fresh Market and grill on the house's gas bbq. We would certainly consider returning to the island and the house.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fine florida beach home.

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable, clean and relaxing place to stay on peaceful Anna Maria Island. This rental home was true to the images on the website. There was ample room within the home and the landlords thought of many details to make the stay super enjoyable. The kitchen was well stocked, great books to read, the bikes were in good order, and the home was immaculate. Its a cheerful home and well placed for bike rides to the beach, shopping and restaurants. I had a wonderful time for three month at this home.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so delighted that we had the opportunity to have you stay at our home. We strive to provide that relaxing balance of comfort and beachy charm. It's so great to understand that we're on the right track. Thank you!
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Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for 2 weeks in December and had a great time. This is not your typical vacation rental house with hand-me-down old furniture, greasy old pots and pans in a half-stocked kitchen, creaky beds, and dusty covers with a tired floral theme. No, this is a beautifully renovated, fully functional house, where you can tell that the owners have poured a lot of their love and time into it, and it feels like are living here and are just letting you stay while they're out.

- Terrazzo floors throughout the house are absolutely amazing!

- Kitchen is fully stocked with every single detail. Lots of dishes, glasses, etc. Everything from a selection of teas to all kinds of seasonings and spices for cooking. Like I said, feels like people actually live here full-time.

- Master bedroom is fantastic. All bedrooms have high quality beds with newer mattresses.

- A/C is also newer and good.

- Bathrooms are beautifully renovated, and very very functional.

- Front door lock is access-code based, not key entry. Very convenient for multiple people to go/come without worrying about keys. Especially to the beach.

- Beach access is convenient. Walk two blocks, or there's good parking available right next to the beach.

I could go on and on, but have to run now. The entire house is brilliantly setup, with a very good taste for design. Not your regular vacation rental house!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First off, thank you Turar for staying at our home! Your kind words sum up our intentions! We are so glad that we were able to live up to expectations. We love that spot and feel that being able to share it actually makes our dream come true.
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Bortell's Lounge
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
Key Royale Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Beach Bistro
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
White Avenue
Car: recommended

Our dock, in front of the house, is for your use. Boat and kayak rentals are available on the island as well. The sushi restaurant is right across the bay! Pedestrian cross walk to the beach and free trolly buses are one block away. Less than a mile away you can explore the shopping and restaurants along Pine Ave or dine on the beach at Beach Bistro, Florida's highest rated restaurant.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $130
Tax Rate 12.0%

For docking your boat is extra $150. You will receive additional discount for renting more than 2 weeks off-season. More amount of refundable damage deposit for the longer stay (around 10% of rent). Prefer eCheck payment for US residents, there are an extra fee for the credit card payer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.