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Literally steps to the beach! Spacious and Light!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,395 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom, Sleep 6

Up 12 steps from your front door is a lovely Gulf and beach view. Just 75 steps to the beach, no roads to cross! Fabulous Location! Spacious, light, and tranquil are ways to describe this 1395 sq. ft. 2 bed, 2 bath condo on beautiful Anna Maria Island. There is a king bed in the master bedroom, a queen in the second bedroom and an air mattress and Pack and Play for children or teens. Large bedrooms!

Located about ½ way down the Gulf coastline on AMI in Holmes Beach. No high rises, only old Florida at its best.!!That is what you will get if you stay at Gulf Beach Place. An 8 unit complex with heated pool, on a quiet, less traveled part of Gulf Drive.

Conveniently located only a 3 block walk (to the back way in) or a 2 min. drive to grocery stores, pharmacies, bike rental, and restaurants.

Only a short trolley ride or bike ride in either direction from GBP will take you to historic sights, great fishing, gulf front restaurants and tiki bars. There is live music at several venues most nights and/or days every week. Local art is available for purchase st unique shops in the vicinity.

So get away from it all, a vacation to remember awaits you. The condo is renovated with all new fully stocked kitchen and bathrooms, driftwood plank flooring, beach décor, two lanai’s, one with peeks of the turquoise blue sea and white sand.

Please contact us with any questions and ask for Kim.

More Details

Property Manager
Joe and Kim Vogel
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Joe and Kim Vogel

Joe and Kim Vogel are the owners, having bought and renovated the property in 2016. They are empty nesters now, having raised 6 children. Joe is a consultant with WSP USA in Cincinnati. Kim taught art for many years and currently works out of her home as a painter. She also manages the new rental property.

Joe and Kim Vogel purchased this condo in 2016

Why Joe and Kim Vogel chose Holmes Beach

They fell in love with Anna Maria Island 3 yrs. ago when their youngest son got a job and moved to nearby Bradenton, FL. After a year searching for the perfect property, they found GULF BEACH PLACE 3. Needing to rent out the property the majority of the year, they knew they needed a gulf front or gulf view property.

The ocean "Puts everything in perspective."

What makes this condo unique

Having the ocean as the backyard is the greatest part of owning GBP 3. Kim wanted to turn the condo into a beachy oasis reminiscent of a "beach cottage". She wanted to bring the outside in, using soft blues and nautical decor. She also painted canvases of several popular spots on the island to give their home a personal touch.


Holmes Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1395 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • *Bathroom 1 has full tub and shower with new everything 2016. *Bathroom 2 is a luxury bathroom with huge shower, all new 2016!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Access to front lanai, extra bedding/pillows, high chair
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Crib refers to a Pack and Play for infant.
  • *King bed with lovely bedding and linens *Ceiling Fan *Large closet with full length mirror. * Attached luxury master bath.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Literally steps to the beach! Spacious and Light!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
United States

Beautifully decorated and close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Very beautifully decorated and well appointed home. I could move in! King bed was very comfy! Only thing I would change/fix is the ceiling fan in the sunroom. Would definitely recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review! We enjoyed having you as guests and do hope you stay at our second home again. We will definitely get the ceiling fan fixed, we didn't know it wasn't working properly. Thanks again, Kim
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We had a great experience here. Very clean and beautifully decorated.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautifully decorated, clean and had everything we needed. Beds were really comfy as well. The biggest complaint I had was when it rained hard, the driveway held water all day. Probably ankle deep. A drain in the drive would’ve been super helpful for going back and forth to the beach. The pool could’ve been better maintained. I personally got the net and got the debree out every day that we used it. Just a minor issue. Other than that, fantastic location and beautiful. LOVE Anna Maria Island and will return!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had a wonderful time. We strive to have the cleanest and most comfortable condo around! I'm sorry the rain made the drive way hold water so badly. We may have to put in a drain which we will bring up at our next association meeting. As for the pool, we are currently addressing that issue. Thank you for your review!
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Vacation 2018

  • 5 of 5

Super location, with a very inviting feel inside. The island is busting at the seams with charm. We had a great time and will return in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and spacious

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The condo was close to the beach, the beach chairs and surfboards were much appreciated! Hope to return someday. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you back in the future! Kind Regards, Kim Vogel
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Wonderful Week!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on Saturday May 26 and stayed through June 2. The condo was exactly as pictured and described! This is the first time we've stayed on Anna Maria where we've had a view of the beach/gulf, and didn't have any streets to cross to get to the beach! That alone was wonderful. We are native Floridians, but now live in Arkansas and have been coming to Anna Maria for over 20 years. The condo complex was the perfect size and location, and we really enjoyed the pool. We loved the beautiful coastal, beach decor and layout. The master bedroom is really spacious and we loved the access to the porch from both there and the living room. The kitchen had everything we needed. The whole condo offered lots of natural light. While there we had to deal with TS Alberto and all the wet weather that came along with it, but we were able to discover some new places to eat and shop we had never been! I would highly recommend this condo! We hope to stay again during our next (hopefully soon) trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you were pleased with the condo as well as the location. We appreciate your taking the time to write such a detailed review. It is great that fellow travelers can get a point of you from someone that stayed recently. You were wonderful guests and we hope you return soon! Thanks again!
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Awesome condo with 2 lanai's. Fantastic location close to shopping and close to beach

  • 5 of 5

This place had everything we needed for our stay, well stocked kitchen and plenty of beach chairs and toys in the storage room. We loved watching the sunset from the rooftop deck!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! It is always nice to hear that our guests have everything they need for a really relaxing vacation in our 2nd home! We would love to have you visit again sometime in the future.
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135 + Tax
CSA Damage Protection $49

Manager'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.