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Runaway Bay Condo, On the Bay ( Anna Maria Sound ) with Stunning Views

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


About the property

1100 sf Unit 241 is a 2Br/2Ba on the inter coastal yet 500 ft to Gulf beaches

Inquiry must be accompanied with a phone number. And the ages of any children staying.

This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo with new carpet throughout, sleeps 4 adults, 5 with children. We have a new king size bed in the master , a new queen and new twin in the second bedroom. Bathrooms are new, master has a tub/shower, second bedroom has a shower only. The kitchen is complete, with stove, fridge with ice maker, dishwasher, new microwave, new toaster, new coffee maker, pots, pans, utensils. Full size washer and dryer in the unit.

Unit 241 is 50 feet from the inter-coastal waters and has gorgeous views of Anna Maria Sound from the living room, lanai and the master room.

In the distance one can see the lift bridges that service the island. Runaway has the largest pool on Anna Maria Island with exercise room & sauna.

Beautifully maintained grounds (over thirteen acres), A tennis court, shuffle boards, bocce ball court and our own pier on the inter coastal for site seeing or fishing.

The (free) trolley stops in front of Runaway to go anywhere on the island - shopping, groceries, ice cream, donut shop, restaurants. While several restaurants are within walking distance, others you may walk to and take the trolley back. Parking just steps to your unit. Not to mention there are seven miles of gorgeous white sand beaches to sit, play, walk or run on. There is always something new to see at the beach.

Because of past bed wetting and coloring on furniture we do not accept families with

children under the age of eight years old.

Bookings are on a first come first serve bases if you have particular dates book them well

in advance.

With each booking request, a phone number and the children ages are required.

See our links and videos section to take a tour of our island.

More Details

Ron and Patti Palmen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2018

Why Ron and Patti Palmen chose Bradenton Beach

This was our sixth year coming to Anna Maria. Friends had already found this Island when they retired at age 52. It was everything they said it was. When our business sold, we looked all over Arizona, and Florida, Venice, Ft Myers & Naples. This was still the place for us: quaint and friendly, beautiful sites everywhere you look. Birds, manatees & dolphins. Anna Maria has it all.

What makes this condo unique

The inter-coastal waterway views are the main reason we purchased this condo. The second bedroom was the other - room for grandchildren. Beautifully maintained grounds and the friendly people.


Bradenton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • 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 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom has ceramic tub and shower with skylight - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Second bathroom has glass enclosed ceramic shower, skylight - toilet , shower
  • Master bathroom has a ceramic tiled shower with tub, glass enclosed. Second bathroom has a full shower with ceramic tile, glass enclosed. Both bathrooms have sky lights for added natural lighting.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master has new king size bed, new 32 inch flat screen, DVD - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 has new queen & twin, 32 inch flat screen with DVD - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • All mattresses are new. The master has a king size bed and direct views of Anna Maria Sound with Palma Sola Bay to the east. The second bedroom has one queen bed and a twin size bed. Each bedroom has it's own new 32 inch flat screen televisions and DVD players. Both are newly decorated with an island flare.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Island festive!


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Runaway Bay Condo, On the Bay ( Anna Maria Sound ) with Stunning Views
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Awesome condo.!😀

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo! Short walk to the beach. Already looking forward to next year! We stayed October of 2017.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All the amenities you may need - nice decor, great view of the inner harbor

  • 3 of 5

A well appointed and nicely decorated 2 bdrm unit at Runaway Bay. Perfect for a family of four. Beautiful views of the inland waterway from the balcony. Nice and large pool but a bit hot for the time of year.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, We really don't have an in with the lord, and we can't predict the weather. But, you did admit that the place you stayed couldn't be better. And we do appreciate your review. Patti & Ron
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Jefferson, Ohio USA

Beautifully furnished unit with fabulous bay views. Amazing sunrise every morning!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this unit. The unit was beautifully furnished. The kitchen was well stocked with all the items needed to cook meals. The walk to the beach was less than 5 minutes and the pool was refreshing and well kept. The location of Runaway Bay is perfect with the island trolley stop right at the entrance to the complex. Easily walkable to local eateries and shops. The sunrises were absolutely beautiful over the bay. We were entertained by dolphins in the bay every morning and evening of our stay. We will definitely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tamara, Both Patti & I appreciate your stay in our place. It's only August but we're already looking forward to going home. The rest of our family feels the same way they just can't wait to go back. Perhaps they'll be a another stay in your travel plans and you be able to bring the whole family next time. Thanks again.
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Cozy and well maintained property that makes for a great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, top (2nd) floor unit in a nice complex. Steps away from a great beach. The unit is tastefully decorated and well maintained by owners. Great views of the bay. Watch the birds, jumping fish, passing dolphins and distant boat traffic (there are even binoculars provided by the hosts). Our family had a great 2 week stay. Thank you Ron and Patti!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peter G. and Family, We are pleased that you booked with us. And we appreciate the care that you given to our winter home. Thank You so much, we do hope you'll consider staying with us again in the future. Patti & Ron
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Runaway Bay was the perfect place to relax and enjoy the Island atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Patti & Ron,

Had a delightful stay here at Run away Bay your home is beautiful and the view is awesome. Enjoyed each morning on the Lanai just soaking in the sun and tranquil relaxing moments. Had fun watching the egrets and Oscar. You have thought of it all and there is nothing more you could want. Beaches are beautiful and perfect to view the sunset. There is something on the island for every appetite. Very relaxing location.

Schaumburg IL

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda & Mark, We're so glad you had a great vacation on Anna Maria. And we also appreciate your stay with us and your wonderful review. If you decide to visit the area again, please feel free to contact us again.
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A beautiful condo in paradise

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this condo. It was like home from home, it had everything we needed. The view from the condo is breath taking, every morning when opening the blinds was just amazing. The condo is just a couple of minutes walk across the road to the beach which is just beautiful. The location is perfect, close to lots of restaurants and beach bars. The owners were very helpful, prior to booking the condo they were very quick in answering our questions and when we were there we called them and they were able to help straight away. I would 100% recommend this condo and when we next return to Anna Marie will definitely be contacting the owners in the hope that their condo is available. Thank you we had a brilliant time.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Donna and Family, We're so happy you had a wonder time. It seems that the dates you stayed were perfect, shortly after you left we had a lot of rain followed by a tropical storm. The good news is there was no damage done. Please call us anytime you'd like to visit again. We'd love to have back as our guests Our Best Regards Patti & Ron 1 651 248 7831
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tampa(TPA)-Sarasota(SRQ) Airports
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Many to choose from/ within ten miles
Nearest Train
There are free trolleys for the entire Island
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Manatee 64 North/ Cortez 684 to the south
Nearest Beach
Just 300 ft. to 7 miles of Beautiful White Sand
Car: recommended

The Robin Preserve is a good place to start. There are bike and walking trails throughout the preserve, with paddle boarding, kayaking, horseback riding along and in the blue waters. Several local artist's galleries, shops that sell everything from Beach ware and accessories, to local artist work. Another great place is St. Armands Circle at the southern point of Longboat Key. The Mote aquarium features Manatee's, Sea Turtles, and many other species of aquatic life.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning fee $120 + Tax

Reservations cancelled 60 days or less prior to arrival will NOT receive a refund. All cancellations MUST be in writing or email. $100. cancellation fee for any cancellation prior to the 60 days.
Departure cleaning rules are posted in two places in the unit. If departure rules are not followed we will withhold an added fee for the additional cleaning.
All prices and availability of unit are subject to change.
Check in is at 4:PM Check out is 10:00AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.