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Sea Life Happy - Htd Pool/Spa / Dock / Waterfront / Steps to Beaches - Pine Ave

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Pool home with backyard Cabana and Gorgeous Bay Views

Newly Renovated!!! "Sea Life Happy" is a vacation rental above all others. Sunny, airy, extra large living and kitchen spaces are just some of the features of this beautiful home in the most coveted area on the north end of Anna Maria. Canal front with 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms that’s just steps to the Bay Beach, and 3 blocks from the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico beaches. Perfect for boating and water activities, "Sea Life Happy" is just around the corner from the Historic Anna Maria Pier, great restaurants, and the Pine Avenue shopping district. You cannot ask for a better spot for all that Anna Maria has to offer!

COASTAL LIVING: Boasting one of the BEST BACKYARDS in Anna Maria, you can sink into the plush outdoor seating, or relax on the dock while listening to the coconut trees sway and the smell of ocean in the air. The huge outdoor cabana hosts a game room, living, dining, and outdoor bar with TV, all overlooking the heated pool and spa, and tranquil waterfront. Need a break from swimming in the Gulf or pool? Feel free to entertain the entire family with cocktails and snacks in either the cabana area oasis or the gorgeous deck upstairs. Ease into island time while fishing from the dock or looking for the manatees and rays often seen swimming in the canal. Boaters are welcome in this location, where there is easy navigation to the Gulf of Mexico!

The GLORIOUS GULF VIEWS off the elevated deck are not to be missed! You can start and end your days lazing over a cup of coffee while watching the fantastic local wildlife. Al Fresco dining is a cinch for the whole family just off of the main level with dining (table for 8) and a comfortable seating area for relaxing, lounging and great conversation.

In addition, "Sea Life Happy" has a beach buggy, beach chairs and towels, umbrella, portable cooler and games for your beach going enjoyment.

The bottom line is there is plenty of room to stretch out, relax, and enjoy “Anna Maria Beach Life”!

SIESTA TIME INSIDE: The Sunny interiors invite you in as soon as you open the door to "Sea Life Happy". The large open concept living and dining space will give everyone a chance to find a spot to reconnect with each other, share stories, laugh, play games and make memories. Tropical colors and bright, cheery furniture and decorations are featured throughout.

The fabulous and spacious gourmet kitchen is outfitted with premium cookware responding to the Inner Foodie in you. All of the chef’s accouterments are available to you to create memorable feasts with your family.

NESTING: At day’s end….There will be no fighting for the sumptuous Master Bedroom suite since there are TWO! Both have large flatscreen TVs and a comfortable relaxation area. The sunny and cheerful queen bedroom also has a flatscreen TV. The 4th bedroom has a twin over a double mattress bunk bed…and the separate den allows for a private retreat to catch up on a good book while also having a full size pull out futon, if you need to squeeze in an extra guest.

We tried to think of everything so that during your visit you can sit back, relax, and take in all that is Anna Maria. Enjoy whiling away your time while you get to know and love the Anna Maria experience. Just pack your bathing suit and let us do the rest!

ONE WEEK STAY MINIMUM

8 GUESTS MAXIMUM

Check out our smaller vacation rental home, Surf's Up on Anna Maria Island at listing #438886

More Details

Owner
Scott and Joda
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Scott and Joda

Our story started with our first vacation home, Surf’s Up! It was our little Florida dream come true. After years of searching for the right warm weather spot we discovered Anna Maria Island, a true “Old Florida” town with fantastic beaches, incredibly friendly people, great restaurants and shopping, and the type of ambiance we had long been trying to find. Now with our friends and family visiting often with us, Surf's Up became too small and we were excited to purchase SEa Life Happy that can fit everyone under one roof.

Scott and Joda purchased this house in 2015

Why Scott and Joda chose Anna Maria Island

Sea Life Happy's location, larger size and stunning finishes made the decision to purchase easy. Located in the coveted North End section of the island, is just a short walk to the beaches, restaurants, shopping, and all the other amenities that the wonderful spot has to offer.

What makes this house unique

Our home is newly renovated!!! We have lovingly renovated the exterior with the goal of making it one of the best backyards to enjoy in Anna Maria. Adding a tropical secluded paradise in the backyard, complete with a large Cabana, plush seating area, outdoor bar and pool area that is fun for entertaining or simply relaxing. Our goal is not just to provide a rental spot for you, but rather a home away from home that you’ll want to come back to year after year. We have found nothing to be better than spending a day relaxing or walking on Anna Maria’s pristine, white beaches and then retreating to our screened in porch area or the pool, soaking in the sun, enjoying the casual company of family and friends, followed by a short stroll to take in one of the gulf’s spectacular, breath-taking Gulf sunsets. Life doesn’t get any better than that!

Amenities

Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second Master Bedroom has full en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom has full en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Twin over full bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Normal check in on day of arrival is 4pm; checkout on day of departure is 10am.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Sea Life Happy - Htd Pool/Spa / Dock / Waterfront / Steps to Beaches - Pine Ave
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
5

Just wow

  • 5 of 5

We come to AMI every year for Spring Break, and this home was by far the best we've ever stayed in. Beautifully decorated, great location, everything you think you might need and more. It was perfection!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kristen: thanks so much for the great review! There's nothing Joda and I like more than to exceed our guests expectations and to have them feel as though they have found their "home away from home" in Anna Maria! We cannot tell you how much we appreciate the great care you took of Sea Life Happy. We hope to have you back again in the future! All the best. Scott & Joda
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5

We had an amazing week at sea life happy. Perfect location and offered everything needed.

  • 5 of 5

Sea life happy was the spot! Perfect location, short walk to the beach, had the dock and canal for the boat. It was an awesome absolutely beautiful home. Very comfortable and welcoming. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many homes on AMI over the years and have never gone back to the same house twice. This time we found it. This house is in a perfect location on AMI, beautifully decorated, the kitchen is very well appointed, the two bikes in the garage as well as beach chairs, umbrella, etc. I loved that instructions were clear and concise throughout the house including the labels on the light switches. Scott and Joda's home was perfect in every way and we hope to go back for two weeks next summer!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome vacation home

  • 5 of 5

The house is extremely clean, which is very important to me. I had to reach out to Scott once and he immediately returned my call!! Super great guy.

Really liked that the master bedrooms were on separate floors. Gave us tons of privacy. Laundry room was very clean and easy to throw a load in here and there.

Used the upper deck every morning to sit and have coffee and/ or breakfast. So quiet and peaceful. Nice way to start your day. Very small thing... there weren't any keurig pods (small or large when we arrived), however I have a keurig maker at home so had actually packed a few just in case. Was so glad I had, as we didn't make our publix run until the day after arriving. So we were able to start our morning slow and have our coffee on the deck before venturing out. Again very small thing, but just might want to be prepared. Also others had posted that there was a gift basket?? Upon arrival??? We didn't get one so have no idea what was in that.

I would definitely rent this home again.

Super clean!! Super quiet and relaxing.

Loved the cabana and pool area.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent property. Great open layout, two masters , most everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

Would stay again. Short walk to Pine street, the Piers and restaurants. Large screenTV for sports, canal for fishing, spa and pool. Kitchen has everything you need.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and do hope you will come back again sometime! Best. Scott & Joda
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5

Perfectly Relaxed! Worth every penny!

  • 5 of 5

Sea Life Happy, hands down is simply amazing! The house is so spacious and beautifully decorated! It has everything you could possibly need and the most comfortable beds! We did explore the island and the beach some, but we were so comfortable we spent a lot of time at the pool relaxing. The houses are kinda close together but with all of the beautiful landscaping you feel like you are all by yourself with palm trees and greenery. Reading on the top deck in the afternoon, watching a manatee swim by were just some highlights. We had 3 adults and 4 kids and there was plenty of room for everyone! Just know if you rent this house you will not be disappointed. We hope to return next year. Thank you for sharing this gem of a house on this beautiful island. Oh and thank you for the recommendations for dinner, you helped us make great choices.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jaimi: thanks so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review of your stay at Sea Life Happy! There is nothing we like better than hearing that our guests have such a relaxing and memorable time in their new "home away from home"! And, wow, you got to see a manatee...that is wonderful! We do hope you will come back next year. Thanks for being such great guests! All the best. Scott & Joda
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
The Sandbar Restaurant
Nearest Golf
3.1 Miles
Key Royale - seasonal memberships available
Nearest Motorway
3.4 Miles
#64 Manatee Ave
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Waterfront Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended

"Sea Life Happy" is ideally located on the desirable northern tip of Anna Maria Island. A slice of old Florida, with seven miles of sugary white sand beaches, voted one of the 'Best Islands in the USA'. It showcases a tropical landscape with crystal clear waters reminiscent of the Caribbean. Anna Maria is a treasure found on Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast conveniently located between Tampa (1 hour) and Sarasota (45 mins) it is also only about 2 hours from Orlando. You'll be surrounded by warm Gulf waters; "Sea Life Happy" is located steps to the Bay beach and a few blocks to the Gulf of Mexico; around the corner you will find the Greenest Main Street in America. Anna Maria is fast becoming a hot spot for gastronomic delights. Feel free to take a walk or catch the free local Trolley to local restaurants or attractions. Some of our favorite restaurants are: Eat Here in Holmes Beach; The Waterfront Restaurant, Sandbar, Rod & Reel Pier, and Poppo's Tacos in Anna Maria. Ginny & Jane E's and Peaches are great places for breakfast and lunch. It's about a 30-45 minute drive to Sarasota, depending on the time of year. Tampa is a little over an hour. St. Petersburg is about 45-50 minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Anna Maria House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer High Season
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Late August
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,750
 
 
Fall
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Winter
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,975
 
 
January 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
High Season
Jan 27 2018 - Apr 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Please be sure to read through the cancellation policy which is part of the rental agreement. The terms on the agreement are what is in effect. We encourage all renters to purchase traveler's insurance either through VRBO or through a commercial travel insurance program.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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