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Anna Maria North end beach 200 yds.. quiet location with huge beaches ..

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,160 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms , 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Excellent home from home vacation property with all the amenities and more that you would expect from a modern and up to date home. Plenty of room for all your family with FIVE bedrooms ....FREE WI FI access.

Two KING master bedrooms,one QUEEN bedroom and two other bedrooms which each have two Full beds all bedrooms with 32 inch in flat screen TV's... Living area has 42 inch flat screen with dining and seating for your party . An additional dining table on the pool deck with plenty of pool furniture ...take your choice... Our room sized deck off the living room gives you another area to CHILLAX.....

SUPERB new kitchen with GRANITE counter tops enable you to cater for your party with all the appliances needed for gourmet or home cuisine..

Fully equipped kitchen to do as much or as little catering as you wish as there are many fine restaurants close by. Your pool is heated year round and provides an excellent area to gather and enjoy your vacation. Escape from the sun and play table tennis.. pool and foosball in our shaded area off the pool....

EXTRAS provided FREE for your use during your stay are...


Everything you need to have to ensure a superb beach vacation ..

Keywords: Elevated Island House with Caged Heated Pool

More Details

Property Manager
Eric Povey
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 July, 2017

About Eric Povey

Being beach lovers and enjoying the warmth of both the excellent weather and that of the people from this unique area ..... we take many walks along the unspoilt beaches that we love for their tranquility and local wildlife. We cannot wait for our return even after 10 years and our first breakfast at Rod and Reel to confirm we have

arrived at our home from home.. Over 25 years now since our first visit and our love affair with this beautiful island began which is just as strong today...

Eric Povey purchased this house in 2005

Why Eric Povey chose Anna Maria Island

After being in travel for over 40 years and travelling the world to numerous beautiful destinations we chose this fabulous island of Anna Maria and the North End in particular for our home away from home..After 10 glorious years of renting our Anna Maria home we welcome many return visitors each year which testifies to the attraction of both the property and the area we are situated..

What makes this house unique

We love the quiet but convenient location which means we can breakfast at The Rod and Reel and watch the dolphins and numerous fish and birds... then perhaps lunch opposite the City Pier at The Waterfront Restaurant then complete a decadent day with dinner at The Sandbar to watch the exquisite sunset. Museum on Pine Avenue provides a FREE insight into the history of this unique island or watch a play in the small but beautiful theatre or a more energetic life can be found at the Anna Maria Community centre with fitness classes and arts and crafts open to all.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Anna Maria in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2160 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , MASTER WITH BATH AND DUAL SHOWERS AND SINKS
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , two full size doubles
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Double Bed , two full sized doubles
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Full size Beds in two bedrooms (4), Baby Cribs (2),
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 12 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Plenty to do or not to do .... your call... always


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

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Anna Maria North end beach 200 yds.. quiet location with huge beaches ..
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews

Anniversary/holiday celebration

  • 5 of 5

This was the best equipped house we have ever rented! From the beginning, my experience with Eric was outstanding. He responded promptly to every question and was delightful. On our second night at the house, the air conditioner froze. We called Charlie, the property manager, who had the repairman there almost immediately and the air conditioning was working within an hour. There were three generations-- ages 11 to 72-- and everyone had a wonderful time. From the bicycles, to the heated pool, to the pool and fooseball tournaments in the game room, Beach Lovers had it all! Our whole group would not hesitate to go back! Thank you, Eric and Helen, for a most memorable anniversary/holiday celebration. The Sandbar Restaurant and Harry's are great places to eat and don't forget to paint your SAN dollars as a great souvenir!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this glowing review. It makes everything worthwhile to know that our guests have appreciate and use what we have available. We still love Anna Maria even after 25 years of visiting and it is good to share with our lovely visitors. When and if problems occur our lovely "Island Man" is there to help.Local knowledge is priceless. We do hope that you return in the future to make some more memories. Thank you for choosing to spend your precious vacation with us. Warmest wishes,Helen and Eric
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Darien Center, NY

Home Sweet Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

Returning to Beachlovers for a two week stay this time truly felt like we were coming home again. All of the amazing features we remembered like the screened in pool area, upper porch, bikes, beach amenities, spacious living room/kitchen and game room made our stay a pleasure. This lovely place was home to our adult children, spouses and three grandchildren, ages 6 months - 5 years. We cherish the quality time and family bonding that we shared.

The uncrowded Gulf beach is such a delight with magnificent sunsets. Our group walked around Bean Point to view the sunrise and collect shells. Firsts this time included a ride on the Trolley to the Bridge Street shops and renting a golf cart to explore the beautiful neighborhood and pier area. Side trips to Mote Aquarium, The Ringling and St. Armand's Circle were fun too.

Beachlovers is a treasure and we look forward to returning to our beach home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. It gladdens our hearts that families so enjoy our house and all that Anna Maria has to offer. We have visited Anna Maria for over 20 years and it has never failed to delight us. We call it our spiritual home. We do appreciate you choosing to make your precious memories with us again. Helen and Eric
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned to Scotland after a fantastic vacation in the beautiful vacation home called Beach Lovers. We were a large party of 8 adults and 2 children aged 7 and 4 and the house was ideal for us all. It is so well equipped with everything you could ask for. There was nothing more we could have wished for except we should have booked for two weeks instead of just one. Next time it will definitely be 2/3 weeks. We all loved it. The location is beautiful and idealic. It has something for everyone of all ages and the beautiful beaches are just a walk away. Eric and Helen could not have been more helpful and made booking very easy. I would certainly highly recommend Beach Lovers if you want a wonderful, exceptionally well equipped and beautiful house in a gorgeous location.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We just got home from a week at Beach Lovers! We had a great family vacation, celebrating birthdays, and the one year anniversary of our daughters stem cell transplant. The home is located In a quiet neighborhood, yet close enough to walk any where!

Had a great time thanks!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this wonderful review. Delighted that your family celebrations took place at our place.Our housekeeper said that you took great care of our home . Warmest regards Eric and Helen
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Best Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a huge family vacation - from 9 mos. old to 91 years old. It was great. The best things about the property are the rooms - although only 5 berms/3 baths - the bedrooms are either KINGS or 2 Queens - or one Queen - the two Queens -(instead of the usual bunks vs. twins) made it so comfortable for the adults sharing the rooms. One of the queens had enough room for port-a-crib...and high chair and stroller were available. The deck is lovely - the pool and family room were great. We really had no issues - and had the best family vacation in a long time - the only things that might keep us from booking next year: my mom is 91 - we really need to be ON the beach - or to have one level access for her....other than that - the only thing that would have made things better - would be a drink fridge in garage or game room - we tried not to go to town - and with only one refrigerator - had a hard time keeping drinks cold. I always missed the owners - but they sent a lovely wine basket, were attentive to any issues (none really) - and very kind. The bikes were GREAT.....and the local bike shop will fix tires/baskets/seats - anything that needs individual adjustment. It really was a dream vacation - and the house was the perfect gathering spot. GREAT VACATION!!

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dawn and family , Wow what an age range to consider when choosing a vacation. So pleased that you all had a great stay at our home. Amazing that your Mom could be there with you all .A real family get together. Glad that the bedroom arrangement worked well for you we decided that no one likes the small twin beds so replaced them with larger ones. It would be lovely to welcome you back at a future time. Thank you for taking the time to post this review. Helen and Eric
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New York

Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Beachlovers! The house was perfect for our large family - infant, children to adults. Everything you could possibly need is right there. We enjoyed everything this home had to offer: heated, caged pool, game room, lovely deck, bikes, beach toys, beach chairs and wagons to transport everything to the beach just a short walk away. Close to shopping and restaurants, as well as Bean Point and piers for fishing! We all agree that when we can plan another family vacation we would love to go back! Thank you Eric and Helen for such wonderful accomodations!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our house.We do try and provide a home from home where you can relax and be together but also have the space to spread out. it was lovely to bump into some of your family on the beach and put a face to a name. Please do return in the future we would to have you back again. Fondest Helen and Eric
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Rod and Reel restaurant
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Manatee public course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Manatee Avenue SR64
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Rod and Reel
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Two minute stroll
Car: recommended

We are located at the very North end of Anna Maria Island in the city of Anna Maria... Beaches are the largest here of the whole island giving excellent walks both gulf side and around to the bay via Bean Point. Excellent small restaurant with unique bay and sea views and homestyle atmosphere at the Rod and Reel Restaurant and complimented with a full service good class Waterfront restaurant and an extended interesting menu... both very close and recommended.. Nearby on Pine Avenue are many attractive small shops to explore together with coffee shops and interesting eateries.. Spend some time at the local museum and historic jail.... Within easy driving the are numerous attractive venues both to extend the mind culturally around Sarasota to Longboat Key and Mote Marine Aquarium and many good value and quality shopping Malls and Outlet..


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Anna Maria, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £232.68

A full rental agreement is sent for checking before any deposit is taken..
Reservations and quotes are only made via owners ..

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.