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Breakaway - Waterfront Home!! Quiet, Peaceful, Perfect!!!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Leaping to the top of the class- this fabulous Bay front home has just undergone a significant renovation inside and out! The makeover includes an addition of a 4th bedroom, remodeled Master bedroom with a walk in closet, new floors in the Master and all other bedrooms - although the layout stayed the same and updates to the kitchen. The Master bathroom has undergone a complete transformation and the guest bath fixtures and fittings replaced!

An exciting addition to this waterfront property is a brand new private pool in the front yard with lovely landscaping! The home has a direct entrance to the pool area from the main hallway and you can enjoy the outstanding views from the pool to the sea! Other renovations include the replacement of the ocean side wall with a new 20 foot span of glass, a new art deco glass front door,new accessibility to the laundry room, a new seawall with 2 deck spaces and of course a fresh coat of paint for the interior and exterior!

This ground level home is just 30 feet from the water with breathtaking views of Tampa Bay and Egmont Key! Direct water views from master bedroom, dining room and kitchen. Large open floor plan with vaulted ceilings in living room and floor to ceiling windows. Now sleeps 8 in beds, 10 total.

This home is in a quiet Bayside neighborhood in Anna Maria City. Walking distance to the exclusive Bean Point and the famous Rod and Reel Fishing Pier and restaurant.

A perfect spot for a relaxing vacation. Sit out on the back deck and watch the water as it gently crashes on the rocks...wake up to a beautiful sunrise and have cocktails at one of the most beautiful sunsets you will ever experience!

This owner is currently offering wireless Internet service for your convenience. Anna Maria Island is best known for its beautiful beaches, which you are just a 'stroll away'! Let Anna Maria Island work her magic on you!

The location of this waterfront home is ideal. You are 1 block from the Gulf's 'Bean Point Beach' at the most northern end of the island and literally 2 houses from a lovely strip of Bayside beach with children's' playground. The home is a short stroll to the restaurants and shops in the quaint village of Anna Maria as well as the two fishing piers with eclectic pubs. The north side of the island has NO condos! All private homes in this quiet and elegant side of the island will ensure your vacation is both relaxing and refreshing.

In August, 2013 we'll be starting a major renovation that will include the addition of a private pool, a fourth bedroom and new bathrooms. We're really excited about it and will be posting pictures of the design as they become available. Think of it as mid-century in paradise! Address of home is 891 North Shore Drive, Anna Maria FL 34216

More Details

Victoria, Cristin, Anita
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

About Victoria, Cristin, Anita

We know you will love our Anna Maria home! We have 4 young children and they love coming to our little slice of paradise. We just bought this beautiful house and are really excited to put our stamp on it while at the same time offering it to travellers looking for a magical way to spend a holiday.

Victoria, Cristin, Anita purchased this house in 2012

Why Victoria, Cristin, Anita chose Anna Maria

Beautiful quiet beaches, fantastic wildlife and a vibrant quaint walkable downtown makes for a fantastic getaway for our family.

What makes this house unique

Watch the sun come up over the ocean with the twinkling lights of the Skyway and Tampa in the background while dolphins, manatees and sea rays of every size swim by the back door as you have your morning coffee.


Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin Over Full Bunk Bed Combination.
  • King size bed (1) In master, Full size Beds (1) In guest bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) In guest bedroom, Twin Over Full Bunk Bed Combination in bedroom 4.
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outside fire place next to beach, outdoor shower, location, location!! A short stroll to quaint coffee shops, bike rentals and unique boutique shopping.


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Breakaway - Waterfront Home!! Quiet, Peaceful, Perfect!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

VIP Experience

  • 5 of 5

This property made us all feel like celebrities! Breathtaking views of the bay and the Rod and Reel Pier. Both the interior and exterior were beautiful. The only problem was trying to choose between the relaxing pool/patio area at the front and the stunning ocean views and wildlife at the back. We saw lots of fish, birds, crabs and other sea creatures. We were also treated to several dolphin shows from the patio as they swam by hunting for dinner. The huge sliding doors that can be completely opened to the ocean view were a big plus. We watched the sunrise on the beach in our pj's while drinking coffee every morning and walked the beach to Bean Point for sunset every night. It is a short walk or bike ride to shopping and many amazing restaurants. Definitely a good idea to saunter over to the Rod and Reel Pier for breakfast or to the City Pier for dinner. Definitely plan a visit. You will not regret it!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our Anna Maria hideaway. It's always nice to share our home with people who appreciate all the fun things Breakaway has to offer. We hope to see you back again soon...I'll let the dolphins know you enjoyed the show:)
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Great time and location!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Breakaway and were blown away with the accomodations! Traveling with 2 other couples to celebrate various wedding anniversaries and had a great time at "home" and exploring the island. Very relaxing to sit and watch boats and dolphins going by on the bay and then take a swim in the pool or bay. Would definitely recommend to anyone, families, couples, etc and we are already working on future dates to return to Breakaway. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeffrey and family! We are so glad you and yours had a fabulous time at Breakaway. This time of the year is just about perfect and I know what you mean about the dolphins, they are so beautiful to watch. We'd love to have you come back any time.
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Ontario, Canada


  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation at Breakaway in Anna Maria Island. Home was incredible, beautiful layout, steps away from ocean with breathtaking views. It was a very relaxing vacation everything you could possible need is either at house or on the Island. There is a free trolley which takes you around Island to beaches, grocery stores , restaurants etc.. . I cant say enough good things about Breakaway. We cant wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada

We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic layout and wonderful views makes this the perfect spot for easy living. Everything you need is here so kick back and never leave the property, or go off exploring one of the quaintest little areas you will ever encounter. Here there is something good for everyone and the peaceful feeling that resides on this property will remain with you long after you leave. 'Breakaway' and experience something really special.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Joanne! It was a pleasure having you me your family at our island home. I'm so glad you took advantage of everything the island had to offer and I can't wait to see you in 2014. Andrea
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Castle Rock, Colorado

To be closer to the water, you'd have to rent a houseboat...

  • 5 of 5

This house is a rare case where the pictures do it justice. It is really a perfect beach house mere steps from the ocean. While there we witnessed both dolphins and manatees swimming right in back of the house. You can literally swim right off of the patio!

The location of this property is equally splendid. The beautiful Bean Point is within walking distance to the north--as is Anna Maria beach and pier to the south. The marvelous Rod and Reel Pier, featuring wonderful, fresh seafood, is a stone's throw away. The views of the Florida coast and Sunshine Skyway Bridge at night are breathtaking.

Also convenient is the Breakaway's proximity to Pine Street. On Pine Street is a General Store, restaurant and shopping options, and Beach Bums--which will deliver bikes and kayaks right to your door (we kayaked around Bean Point!). While visiting Pine Street make sure to drop in on The Waterfront Restaurant which features some of the best food on the island.

All in all, I could not picture a more perfect beach house in a more perfect location. Each morning we cooked breakfast and enjoyed it out on the picnic table on the patio while getting ready for our day: There's not a better table at any restaurant on the island for ocean-side dining. Each evening we went to the other side of the island to watch the beautiful sunsets. Traveling from the sunrise side to the sunset side takes about five whopping minutes. We already miss both Anna Maria Island and The Breakaway...

Thank you to the Jones for making such a wonderful place and experience available to all!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David and family, Thank you so much for the lovely words about our little slice of heaven on AMI. Breakaway is a labour of love for us and it does my heart good to know the people we welcome into our home love it as much as we do. Just wait till you see the pool and reno we have going on in August! I hope to see you in 2014! Thanks again, Andrea Jones and family
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midland Ont

sweet spot...

  • 5 of 5

I am generally not a big Florida fan...but this is another world all together...once you arrive you don't need a car, rent a bike it's all bikable...groceries, great resturaunts,coffee houses,art galleries,quaint shops...very bohemian. The house is built on a wall between two piers the tide goes in and out...great eye feel like your on a boat!.,.there is a fantastic sandy beach you can walk to in minutes...then you can can take a good long walk along the highrises!... stayed for a week...can't wait to get back...!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying at our little piece of paradise. You and your family were wonderful to work with and are welcome back any time. I know what you mean about feeling like you're on a boat in the livingroom, that glass wall is our favorite feature. See you again in the fall!
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