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Tranquil Island Rental Home - Serendipity

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom 4 & 1/2 bath Three Story Beach Front Home

Direct Beach Front Home with 180 degree Gulf Views. Your backyard is a Private Beach and a beautiful view of Egmont Key & the Skyway Bridge. Walk to the Rod & Reel Pier where dolphins frolic every afternoon or walk to Pine Avenue for some local shopping.

The living level has a full size kitchen, great room and dining room in an open floor plan to capture magnificent views of the sunset and azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There is an elevator to all floors. The first living floor has a master bedroom and bath. The second floor has 3 more bedrooms all with their own private bathrooms. There is a laundry room on each level.

Please note that we do NOT advertise on Craigslist so any ad you see there is a FRAUD.

UPDATE: February 2016 - Happy to report that the re-model is Complete and we are welcoming guests to our warm sunshine.

More Details

Owner
Rick or Lyn Puskas
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Rick or Lyn Puskas

Rick and I purchased this beautiful beachfront home for our family to use for holidays. We are opening up our home to you for rent while we can't use it.

Rick is a Pittsburgh born sports enthusiast that turned Floridian at a young age. He has many fond childhood memories of times on the captivating Anna Maria Island. He is a great source for tickets to local sporting events, concerts or entertainment having worked in the industry for many years.

Lyn is a native Floridian who moved from the East Coast of Florida to the West Coast to raise her family. She and Rick love to stay active and have often biked from Anna Maria down through Longboat Key.

We look forward to making your stay at our home on Anna Maria Island a pleasant one that you will repeat for many years.

Rick or Lyn Puskas purchased this house in 2015

Why Rick or Lyn Puskas chose Anna Maria Island

We love the quaint island feel with charming local shops and beautiful beaches so much that we are a little afraid to mention that Anna Maria Island received several travel awards: Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards Top 30 Islands in the World

2014 Forbes Prettiest Towns in America

2014 Business Insider #3 Best Island in America

What makes this house unique

UPDATE: February 2016 - Happy to report that the re-model is Complete and we are welcoming guests to our warm sunshine. Beach Front 4 Bedroom, 4&1/2 Bath with a heated pool and elevator

Guestbook comments from the owner

Happy to report the flooring is in and the cabinets are on their way this Thursday. Also thrilled to report the pool permit was approved today. Excited to post new pictures by the end of this week.
Dec 2015
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Amenities

Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Golf Cart Available. Housekeeping Services Provided one time a week. Additional Housekeeping Services Available.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Tranquil Island Rental Home - Serendipity
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Love this house.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome house. We were so happy with everything about this home. Everything you could want, except fishing poles, were here for your use. So amazing we would love to rent again. Only advise would be to make sure you get the damage insurance. We were charged with damaged sheets ?????? don't know what that was for $175. We didn't have to pay because we bought the insurance. Otherwise, it is worth the cost.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here through out Christmas and it was more than what we expected! We arrived at night and the house was beautiful! The pictures do not do justice! The next day we could see how close we were to the water and how gorgeous it was. We have vacationed in different parts of Florida but nothing compares to AMI and this beautiful home. Thank you Rick and Lyn for being so accommodating!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

SUPERB ACCOMMODATIONS!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 4 couples had the extreme pleasure of staying at Serendipity just before Christmas. We completely enjoyed the tranquility of the view, the comfort of the furnishings and the many gathering spaces. We also greatly appreciated the more private and intimate balconies afforded each bedroom, where one could 'get away' if desired. The location is perfect, walkable to some shops, and those further areas were easily reached with the golf cart. A few minor, very minor, suggestions, would be more hooks, or towel racks in the bathrooms, and also a manual to help us less tecky folks operate all the amenities. LOL. The property managers Vera and her husband were very quick to respond to our needs. Elevator was helpful in getting things to the 3rd floor. Otherwise, my calves thank you for all the stairs:) We have already agreed that we need to come back here, rather than trying another location for our next group vacation. Thank you Rick and Lyn for sharing this outstanding home with us!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, peaceful, comfortable, well equipped, great management and nice owners!

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect place for 8 lifelong friends celebrating 65 years young! We were pleasantly surprised with how beautifully it was decorated and perfectly equipped! So many thoughtful touches! We even had amazing birthday cupcakes! It was so convenient to everything and we loved having the golf cart and bikes to cruise around! We also used the paddle boards and kayaks! Our stay was perfect in every way! I would not hesitate and look forward to future trips to Anna Maria and staying at

Rick and Lynn's properties! Perfect

In every way !

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Couldn't have dreamed of a better home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family arrived at Serendipity just two days after Hurricane Hermine hit Florida and we were blown away by the effort and attention Rick and Lyn put into the home making sure it was ready for our vacation. The home has absolutely everything you could ever need. We have rented several vacation homes in the past but none were equipped like Serendipity. Two wine fridges, a Ninja blender, 3 coffee machines, paper products, laundry detergent, any baby item we would ever need and TONS of fun outdoor toys for our little guys and the grown ups.

Rick and Lyn were such terrific hosts and we hope to return in the future.

Thank you again!

The Brown Family

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Beautiful Home, Amazing Ocean Access and Views

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing time. The views are absolutely incredible and the home is fantastic as well. Even the rainy days could not take away the amazing feeling this home brings to you. We had a great time jet-skiing, eating sushi, swimming and sun tanning at the beach and at the pool, and taking walks on the beach to watch the sunset. It was beautiful ever where we went. It was better than we could have ever dreamed of. We would love to come back. Thank you so much Rick and Lyn for letting us enjoy your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Feeling Swell, Slims Place, Sandbar, etc
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Tampa Bay Ferry to Egmont Key
Nearest Golf
4.2 Miles
Key Royale Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak Bus Station
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
US 19 or I 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Rod & Reel Pier Rest, Sandbar, Sign of the Mermaid
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Anna Maria Boat Rentals (several locations)
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Your Backyard
Car: not necessary

Anna Maria Island makes Top 30 islands in the World: Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards!

Anna Maria is a barrier island with laid back conveniences of excellent restaurants - Sandbar, Beach Bistro, Beach House and many more. In addition, Tampa Bay is 45 minutes away with Busch Gardens Amusement Park. Mote Marine Aquarium is 15 minutes south of the property as well as many other Sarasota Attractions. (John & Mable Ringling Museum, Ca d'Zan Mansion, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Opera, Asolo Theater, GWiz Science Museum, etc.)

Business Insider #3 Best Island in America

#4 Best Island Vacations Travelers Choice Awards

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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
 
2017 Spring@ the Beach
Apr 20 2017 - May 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Beach Memories
May 25 2017 - Jun 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
 
2017 Summer Fun
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Red,White&Beach Blues
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 8 2017
6 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,800
 
 
2017 More Summer Fun
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Still Warm@the Beach
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
 
 
2017 Fish & Fun in the Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Spooky Sands
Oct 26 2017 - Nov 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
 
2017 Fish & Fun in the Fall
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Thanksgiving @ the Beach
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
 
2017 Winter @ the Beach
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 White Sand Christmas
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
 
2018 Beach Blast
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,000
 
 
2018 Beachtime
Jan 5 2018 - Mar 22 2018
5 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
$22,400
 
 
2018 Easter
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 2 2018
6 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 
 
2018 Early Summer
Apr 3 2018 - Jun 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Fri,Sat
$4,500
 
 
2018 Beach Blast
Jun 29 2018 - Jul 8 2018
6 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 
 
2018 Summer
Jul 9 2018 - Sep 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Fri,Sat
$4,500
 
 
2018 Fall at the Beach
Sep 7 2018 - Nov 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Fri,Sat
$4,200
 
 
2018 Thanksgiving
Nov 16 2018 - Nov 25 2018
6 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 
 
2018 Fall
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 18 2018
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2018 Christmas @ the Beach
Dec 19 2018 - Jan 7 2019
6 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
$22,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Housekeeping $275 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates and Availability are subject to change until reservation is completed. A deposit must be received in order to reserve the dates you desire.
>91 days before your arrival all funds refundable less $300
<90 days no refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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