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NorthEnd Luxury 2/2 Cottage, Bay View-Beach Access, Heated Pool, Cabana w/TV

Anna Maria, FL, USA
  • House1208 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

The best of the best on Anna Maria!

Look for us on the 2015 Anna Maria Island Tour of Homes!!

Whispering Winds is a brand new custom built home that was just completed in August of 2014 by Kimball Construction the premier builder on Anna Maria Island!

This home has it all; no detail has been over-looked from the stainless appliances to the crown moldings and the heart pine planked flooring.

You are just steps to the direct bay beach access from the pool courtyard and cabana areas where you will enjoy many evenings while experiencing the cool breezes from the Bay on the desirable North end of Anna Maria Island. You are also just steps from the Rod N Reel Pier and Bayfront Park. Venture a bit further and you can enjoy the great shops and restaurants on Pine Avenue and have access to the free trolley! 3/10 of a mile to the Gulf Beaches!!

Up one flight of stairs you will find the exquisite kitchen and tastefully furnished living area featuring tongue and groove ceilings and you will experience incredible views of the bay and the beaches. The eat-in kitchen features stainless appliances, Cambria solid surface countertops, glass tile backsplash and plenty of storage area. The comfortable living area features a large flat screen TV if you ever get tired of looking at that view! There is also a full bath on the main level.

If you thought the views were great from the kitchen and living room wait until you see them from the top level where the 2 Queen Bedrooms are located along with another full bath and balcony.

Whispering Winds is 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 TV’s, Free Long Distance to US, CA and PR as well as free WiFi




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Calendar last updated:
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    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Queen Master
        1 queen, Beach Views
      • Queen Guest
        1 queen, Beach Views


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • First Floor
          toilet, shower
        • 2nd Floor
          toilet, shower
        • Outdoor Shower
          outdoor shower

          Location Type

            • Beach View
              Anna Maria Beaches & Skyway Bridge
            • Beachfront
              Across the Street
            • Water View
              Tampa Bay Area


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Budget
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Linens Provided
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Garage
                          No Garage & Maximum Parking of 2 Vehicles
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Living Room
                        • Parking
                        • Telephone
                          Free US CA & PR LD
                        • Towels Provided
                          Beach Towels Provided Beach Chairs Provided Beach Cart Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Free Wifi


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people


                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Television
                                      Flat Screens Living & Bedrooms Plus Pool Cabana


                                        • Balcony
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill


                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Heated Pool
                                                • Private Pool
                                                  Heated with Cabana with TV & Fridge


                                                    • museums
                                                    • botanical garden
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • festivals
                                                    • health/beauty spa
                                                    • library
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • marina
                                                    • churches
                                                    • playground
                                                    • recreation center
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • synagogues
                                                    • theme parks
                                                    • water parks
                                                    • zoo

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • outlet shopping
                                                        • antiquing
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • boating
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • gambling casinos
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • horseshoes
                                                        • miniature golf
                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • 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

                                                                • pier fishing
                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • deepsea fishing
                                                                • equestrian events
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • fly fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • hot air ballooning
                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • kayaking
                                                                • parasailing
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • roller blading
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling/diving
                                                                • sound/bay fishing
                                                                • surf fishing
                                                                • surfing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water skiing
                                                                • wind-surfing

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  38 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  The house itself is beautiful. The pool and the area surrounding the pool were great.

                                                                  Dana T.

                                                                  The house was furnished very well and had plenty of beach chairs and umbrellas. The only complaint I would have is that the house itself is very loud. It’s all wood floors and noise travels everywhere. Overall, it’s a very clean and well taken care of house.

                                                                  Owner's Response:


                                                                  Glad you enjoyed your stay at Whispering Winds and liked the furnishings and the amenities provided.

                                                                  Although this is the first time anyone has mentioned a noise issue we will of course look into it. Perhaps a couple of area rugs will do the trick?

                                                                  Thanks for taking the time to review our home and please do come back to see us soon!

                                                                  Absolutely perfect!

                                                                  Karen S.

                                                                  We could not of asked for a more perfect place to stay on Anna Maria Island. The home was in the perfect location and waking up to a beautiful bay view every morning was such a treat.

                                                                  Highly recommend renting bikes to explore this charming island. I hope to come back some day and would definitely rent the same home.

                                                                  Owner's Response:


                                                                  Thank you for your glowing review on Whispering Winds, I’m glad that you found it to be the perfect place to stay! The balcony off of the bedrooms is a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee while spotting dolphins. At ground level you have the option of sunbathing by the pool or retreating to the open cabana room to relax and catch the breeze off the bay. Anna Maria is a wonderful place for bike riding or just going out for a stroll. We would love to hear back from you when planning your return trip!

                                                                  Wonderful Beach House

                                                                  Erika S.St. Joseph, MI

                                                                  This was our first trip to Anna Maria and this beach house was an excellent place to stay. The setting, decor, pool, cabana and location make this the ideal place for you to relax and enjoy the island life. Our family enjoyed the pool, walking the beach, and riding bikes to Pine Avenue and Rod and Reel. Our hosts helped facilitate the delivery of bikes and groceries ahead of our arrival which gave us more time to enjoy the vacation. My only complaint is the bedding. The mattresses were terrible. I woke up with a sore back every morning. I am sure this can be easily remedied. Otherwise, the property really is fantastic.

                                                                  Owner's Response:


                                                                  Thank you reviewing Whispering Winds, I’m glad you found our home an excellent place to stay! This location on the Island is perfect for riding your bicycle and enjoying the beautiful scenery. It’s comforting to hear that Ellie, Suzanne and Bob helped to take care a couple of deliveries to give you more time to enjoy your first trip to the Island. Speaking of comfort, I’m sorry to hear that you found the mattresses uncomfortable. They are fairly new so it may just be a case of personal preference? We have had some guests who comment on how comfortable they are. We will certainly take another look at them for you and will have our agents reach out to you personally to find what the issue was. In the future please call Ellie, Suzanne or Bob with any issues and they would be glad to help you. Please give us a call when you are planning your return trip and we will make sure to take special care of you.

                                                                  Beautiful home, decor, and location!

                                                                  Alexandra B.

                                                                  Beautiful home! We had such a lovely stay. Was truly a home away from home. Would recommend or return in a heartbeat.

                                                                  Owner's Response:


                                                                  Thank you for taking the time in reviewing Whispering Winds, we’re so happy you enjoyed our home’s décor and location. It was our goal to make Whispering Winds a place where our guests would feel right at home and our management team does a nice job of keeping it that way. Please call them when you are planning your return trip.

                                                                  Perfect Vacation

                                                                  Marsha S.

                                                                  This was my husband and my 4th visit to Anna Maria Island and we had the perfect vacation. The house is beautiful and beyond our expectations. The access to the bay side beach was very convenient and the location of the house is close to the City Pier, Pine St and Gulf Dr and on the quiet end of the island. I cannot say enough about how much we loved the house, the decorations and the pool, but my favorite part is the cabana. We used that alot to read, to rest and just to talk. With the ceiling fan on and the breeze off of the bay it was so relaxing. There were beach and pool accessories such as floats, noodles, chairs, beach towels, you name it and it was there. I was very sad to leave at the end of our week and felt like I was leaving my own house. Thank you for sharing this dream vacation house, we will be back.

                                                                  Owner's Response:


                                                                  Thank you for taking the time in reviewing Whispering Winds, I’m happy you found our home the perfect place to vacation! It sounds like you were very comfortable there. We also spend most of our time in the cabana by the pool sitting in the shade and enjoying the breeze off the bay. We love being just steps from the tranquil bay beach and still just a couple minutes’ walk to Bean Point. I’m sure Ellie, Suzanne and Bob would love to hear from you when planning your return trip.

                                                                  Wonderful home

                                                                  Beth H.

                                                                  Our family thoroughly enjoyed our week at this lovely home. I would recommend this property to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Beth and Family,

                                                                  Whispering Winds does aim to please so we are happy that your family enjoyed your vacation in our home and thank you for your recommendation.

                                                                  We would love to have you return as Ellie, Suzanne and Bob of Gulf Islands Vacation Rentals mentioned how well the home was kept during your stay. Thanks for that!!


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