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Anna Maria Island's Most Spectacular Condo with Direct Gulf Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Vista Grande #3 -- Direct View of Gulf of Mexico!

By far the BEST direct view of the Gulf you will find on Anna Maria Island. Exclusive PENTHOUSE with sweeping floor to ceiling views of the Gulf from kitchen, dining and living rooms. Relax on the wrap around balcony while enjoying the sea breezes and stunning sunsets.

Top of the line luxury throughout entire three bedroom and three bath executive retreat with fireplace - just one of four in the impressive Vista Grande. It's hard for words to describe this Mediterranean Tuscan condo whose interior and exterior are designed to look like a large exclusive mansion on the beach. Your front yard is the beach and pristine Gulf waters. Free wireless internet.

Families are welcome at this luxury vacation rental destination. Sleeps up to 6. The minimum night stay is 7 nights -- we will consider less than 7 nights when the arrival is less than two months out, then the minimum night stay is 2 nights.

Also if Vista #3 Penthouse is booked -- we may have Vista #1 (which is directly below Vista #1) available.

This unit is managed by Harrington House Beachfront Bed & Breakfast which is located next door (and where you would check in and out). For Reviews -- check out that website or Trip Advisor.

Keywords: Beach, Gulf Front, Condo, Anna Maria Island

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Judy

Born in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada. Lived in Brockport & Rochester, New York for 45 years before moving to Anna Maria Island. Graduated from Brockport High School and then Rochester Institute of Technology. Attended Harvard University's SCMP program. Licensed private pilot, past president of Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, director of Manatee Chamber of Commerce, past president of Florida Bed & Breakfast Association, Served four years in the Air Force. With my wife Jo, we are owners of Island Real Estate and Harrington House Beachfront Bed & Breakfast (operated by son Mark).

Judy purchased this condo in 2005

Why Judy chose Holmes Beach

We are proud of our laid back, old Florida lifestyle on Anna Maria Island. Our beach is lined with old Florida cottages, 2 story condos, fantastic restaurants, bike paths and casual beach living. This newer Mediterranean styled condo has a partial view of the beach, is newly constructed and has many amenities for the perfect holiday.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Holmes Beach in Manatee County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Queen Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Twin Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • King, Queen and two Twins
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
40' across sweeping direct views of Gulf of Mexico


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(1 traveller review)

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Anna Maria Island's Most Spectacular Condo with Direct Gulf Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Bloomfield Hills, MI, US

Review of Property for Week of Feb 15-22, 2011

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful three-bedroom condo in a great location. It is spacious, with significant features that are probably better than your own home. Master BR and bath that has multi-directional shower heads and jacuzzi. Two other BR's that share a bathroom. One king bed and two queens. A third bath in hallway leading to BR's. Living area spacious enough for six guests. Lovely balcony large enough to accomodate six guests with a sunset view. Our unit was on second floor, accessible by elevator. Adequate parking.

A heated pool and hottub are part of the four unit building. The walk to the beach is very short, suitable for older guests. Beach chairs available for you. The beach is north of the busier areas to the south, so it is not over-populated.

The temperatures were generally in the 75 degree range during the day, and 55 degree range in the evenings. There are multiple restaurants nearby, all very nice, but guests need a car. Only a few restaurants are within walking distance. The island shuts down early, about 9 pm, but Sarasota is nearby.

Highly recommended for relaxing times at the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2011
  • Date of Stay: February 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay! The view from the balcony is fabulous. We hope you visit us again and recommend us to your family and friends!
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Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Beach
3 Metres
Holmes Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Vista Grande Direct Gulf Front Condos
Nearest Point of Interest
Harrington House Beachfront Bed & Breakfast
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Holmes Beach, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Season Rate & Holidays
10 Feb 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May2018-Labor Day 2018
1 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Sep 2018 - 31 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £90.26 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £361.05
Tax Rate 12.0%

Please contact us for holiday rates. Security deposit is refunded within 3 business days provided there are no missing items or damages. No smoking or pets, please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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