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Gulfshore Cottage: 3BR Family-Friendly, Block from Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Ready to Relax in 1492 Square Feet of Island Life?

Your time on Anna Maria Island should be perfectly charming in this classic beach-style cottage perfectly located on the west side of Gulf Drive in the city of Anna Maria.

Only steps away from the azure blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, this unique vacation rental boasts two very large bedrooms with king bed in one and a queen in the other, plus a third bedroom with two twin beds. There are also two bonus rooms with a futon in each providing plenty of space for eight to sleep comfortably. It also includes a fully-equipped kitchen and full-size washer and dryer.

When you are ready to explore the island, you can hop on board the free AMI trolley that runs daily along the island and has a stop just a few steps from your door. If you prefer to relax at the beach, no worries, it's just a short stroll from your door!

As your day winds down, you'll enjoy quiet evenings listening to the sounds of the island on the screened front porch. If you prefer something more relaxing, you can take a bath in the master bathroom's huge jetted tub.

So get your flip flops ready and head to the shore for your relaxing stay in this one-of-a-kind Gulfshore Cottage! Contact Coastal Cottages AMI to reserve today and remember to ask us about our monthly discounted rates!

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Anna Maria in Manatee County

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - includes one (1) king bed
    Bedroom 2 - includes one (1) queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - includes two (2) twin beds
  • Also includes an additional futon in the reading room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Barbecue
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Distance from Nearest Trolley Stop: Few Steps • Nearest Trolley Stops: 7-S & 692-N (Gulf Drive at Oak Avenue)


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Gulfshore Cottage: 3BR Family-Friendly, Block from Beach
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Our favorite place to stay on Anna Maria Island

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay at the cottage, and our favorite place to stay when we visit Anna Maria island. It's tough to beat the location, being just a short walk to the beach, with the local bars, restaurants and shops also within easy walking distance. The cottage is comfortably furnished, has a well equipped kitchen, and if you want it, provides Wifi and cable TV - though we come to get away from all that!

If you are looking for a reasonably-priced place to stay in a prime location, I highly recommend Gulfshore Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, house needs some updating.

  • 4 of 5

Location was Great. Away from major tourist activities, but a short ride on the trolly. The house really could use updating, but it was fine for our stay. The air conditioner vents are in the ceiling and drip condensation, the washer and dryer are older but work fine. The flooring is separating from the toung and grove attachment, and the layout is very odd. All and all everything worked fine, but if you are looking for a modernized house, I would say this house is still stuck in the 90's. We did enjoy the screened in front porch, and the kids loved the Jacuzzi tub. It was also great having the trolly stop on the same block.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Relaxing Vacation With Family

  • 5 of 5

Laying on the beautiful white sandy beach all day, while dragging my feet back and forth in water as blue and clear as the sky, is exactly what I had in mind when renting this charming cottage for the week. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed the Gulfshore Cottage, a quaint, nostalgic property that is well maintained and extremely clean. It's within walking distance to excellent restaurants and shops and has quick and easy access to the beach. Beautiful, breezy walks at night and crisp morning sunrises greet you each day from the delightful front porch. We enjoyed our evenings sitting outside after a long day while grilling our dinner or simply having drinks. The perfect spot to relax and unwind. If you get a chance to spend a week at the Gulfshore Cottage I highly recommend that you do. You won't regret it!

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best rental on Anna Maria Island

  • 5 of 5

My extended family of eight found our stay at the Gulfshore cottage was one of the best experience we had during our weekend vacation in December. The cottage was clean and had all the necessary amenities for all the adults and children in our group. It is a few steps from the beautiful quite beach, walking distance to the quaint shops and restaurants in downtown Anna Maria. The free trolley provided a great way to get around Anna Maria island.

We will definitely be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location - Location - Location

  • 5 of 5

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION ! This rental was one of our best on AMI- The

house is fully equipped with all the comforts of home- no need to bring

anything except your luggage! The layout was spacious and airy - very

comfortable bedrooms with plenty of room for adults and kids.

We had all the beach necessities provided with lovely beach towels and


The 2 minute walk to the beach was one of the best features leaving us

plenty of time to enjoy the town.

The large screened patio is a bonus for people watching.

We will definitely be returning hopefully sooner than later - Thank you for

a great vacation .


Tampa , Fl

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend the house - it is centrally located on Anna Maria island within walking distance to shopping and dining. The house is impeccably clean and well-maintained. It's a very spacious home with all the amenities we needed. The air conditioning worked well, as did all of the other appliances. But best of all, this home is one block away from the best beach in the states! We will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Coastal Cottages AMI
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018


Nearest Airport
19.5 Miles
Bradenton-Sarasota International Airport
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Key Royale Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
20.2 Miles
Other Activities:

Beach, sun and fun await!

This family friendly vacation rental is located on Florida's Anna Maria Island, a quaint barrier island nestled in the Gulf of Mexico south of Tampa Bay. Comprised of three cities—Anna Maria on the north end, Holmes Beach in the middle and Bradenton Beach to the south—AMI is one of the only places where the 'old Florida' charm still exists. The Island has every convenience needed, including multiple award winning restaurants, including Beach Bistro, Sandbar Restaurant, Sign of the Mermaid, and Waterfront Restaurant. There is also plenty of shopping available along historic Pine Avenue in Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach's historic Bridge Street. With the beach and the Bay just minutes away from your front door, there is plenty to do in the water. Kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, jet skiing, and parasailing are the more popular activities. With the Island only seven miles long, there is no need to drive when almost everything is within walking or biking distance. Plus, there is a free trolley service that runs the length of the Island every day. AMI truly has something for everyone, and everyone who visits falls in love with it. We are sure you will too! So, reserve your vacation home today . . . seven miles of pristine white beaches and beautiful sunsets await you!


Prices & Availability

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    • Down Payment: 25% of base rental fee or $250, whichever is greater. Due at time of booking.
    • Property Damage Protection: $55
    • Administrative Fee: $75
    • Taxes (Florida State: 7%; Local Resort: 5%)
    • Cleaning Fee
    • Pet Fee (if applicable): $150

    • Balance due 30 days PRIOR TO arrival. Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, e-check, money order, and debit/credit card. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Coastal Cottages AMI. CCAMI accepts VISA, MasterCard, and Discover.
    • In lieu of aforementioned damage protection, a refundable $1000 security deposit is required. See Coastal Cottages AMI Terms and Conditions for details.
    • Rates are estimates, vary based on dates, and reflect rental fee only; taxes and additional fees will apply.
    • Monthly rates based on 28 days; monthly discount may be available.

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