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Spoil Yourself at BEACH NEST! Pool *Hot Tub *Dock*Steps to sugar gulfside beach

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
People
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cottage in Anna Maria - BEACH NEST at Gulf of Mexico

Beachie, Bright and Beautiful. Gulf side! Book it!

Ready to satisfy that oh-my-gosh-we-need-a-vacation? Beach Nest will make you absolutely swoon. Kick off your shoes and throw them in the back of the closet. Promise yourselves to live in bathing suits from breakfast to bedtime! Vacationers, dreamers, honeymooners, would-be family-reunion planners and just plain oglers -- peer into our rooms! Fancifully concocted with the latest interior whimsy. Gaze at flowers, trees, mosses, grasses, ferns, a breathtaking swimming pool, a well-landscaped garden, trellises and furniture that has been collected and restored to transform the yard into a water-lovers’ Eden. Watch the kayaks bob by and the dolphins play. Throw in a line from your private fishing dock. Rent kayaks and explore the mangrove shaded intercoastal waterway. Welcome to Beach Nest! Beach Nest gives the feeling of joyous spontaneity with vivid colors, cushie-comfy furniture and details that are confident and filled with imagination. You can see it in a master bedroom with an antique chandelier, king bed covered with a red, white and blue quilt and an ensuite bathroom with a claw foot tub. French doors open to the pool and water view. The second master is pretty-in-pale-pink, with a European king-sized bed, antique mirror and a white marble ensuite bathroom that makes a special bedroom just a little more special. French doors open to the front garden with views of palm trees and orchids. A flowered crewel bedspread is draped over the four poster queen bed in yet another guest room. The children’s room has a trundle with another pull-out twin and can be decorated for the princess or the prince in your group. All adults? We can do that too! They share a bright and beautiful hall bath. A sparkling clean and light kitchen is outfitted to make the chef in your group happy. Food processor, blender, gas range, Calphalon pots and pans, electric juicer, food processor, electric tea kettle, blender, coffee pot, toaster and mixer plus a stock pot and a good set of carving knives. Dishes: crystal wine glasses, full set of china, colorful serving dishes, brandy snifters, beer glasses, wine buckets, dessert bowls, coffee mugs, etc. plus cook books galore! The dining area seats eight with a view. Over-sized couches surround a flat screen and each adult bedroom has a flat screen. Piano anyone? Twelve string guitar-we have that too! Or gazing at the stars through the telescope? A desk and lounge chair with a water view are a cozy spot to chat, read a book or pretend to check in with the office. Mangrove shaded water views, a boat dock, outside dining plus a swing on the porch complete the picture.

Within walking distance to shopping and restaurants, Beach Nest is ideally set just 6 houses from the Gulf of Mexico beach on the north end. Whether you dream of a break from the winter cold, a long honeymoon retreat or the perfect family getaway destination, Beach Nest offers you the finest in beauty, comfort and convenience.

Come and experience the true island magic of Anna Maria, one the most un-self-consciously 'hip' islands on the west coast of Florida and one of the few places on earth that offers such peace, serenity and escape from the crowds.

By now you’ve probably heard of Anna Maria Island. And if you haven’t, you will in 5…4…3…2…1 – someone will have mentioned it to you in the time it took to read that. That’s because it’s an uber-fun, absolutely addicting, everyone-who-stays-here-loves-it vacation spot that you just need to know about. You've picked Beach Nest, only 6 houses from the sugar white sand of Gulf of Mexico. Sunsets to die for and dolphin sightings guaranteed! Walk to boutiques, restaurants, ice cream shops or the free trolley. Rent a bike or golf cart and get around the way the locals do!

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Elizabeth Walker
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2016
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About Elizabeth Walker

My husband and I have lived on Anna Maria Island for over a decade. We personally manage everything from securing advance groceries, passing you the keys, making restaurant or bike rental reservations, etc..... until you say good by. We are always available to answer any questions or concerns, give advice or guidance. We look forward to meeting you and yours and helping you have the vacation that memories are made of.

Elizabeth Walker purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Elizabeth Walker chose Anna Maria Island

Iris Street is the only north-end and Gulf-side cul-de-sac with a canal. You have the best of all worlds. Privacy, pool, hot tub, water view, kayaking, fishing, quiet, ambience and yet only a three minute walk to one of the prettiest sunset beaches in Florida!

What makes this cottage unique

Kayak or walk barefoot along the beach to restaurants, ice-cream and boutiques! Piano, 12 string guitar and telescope plus all the channels you can think of on the television. You'll never be bored!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a perfectly beautiful vacation. We loved staying at the Beach Nest. Disney will not be able to out-do the pool, beautifully decorated home and ambience of Anna Maria. We are all sad to leave it behind. We appreciate the work you have put into Beach Nest to make it inviting and relaxing. Here's to coming back again!
May 2013
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(56 traveller reviews)

Spoil Yourself at BEACH NEST! Pool *Hot Tub *Dock*Steps to sugar gulfside beach
average rating of 4.982143 based on 58 reviews
5

Couldn't have asked for anything better!

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything we needed! Loved the beach. The beach cart and bikes were such a plus for us! Pool and hot tub aka spa party added to our very relaxing time here on Anna Marie Island. We will be back. Great family home for sure.Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

From the kitchen to the bedrooms to the beautifully landscaped pool, this property was perfect. Also loved the outdoor shower. Close 2 minute walk to beach on the north end of the island. Liza was great to work with, even mailing some items the children had left. Highly recommend for a secluded getaway on Anna Maria!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great fall trip

  • 5 of 5

The house was great and we truly appreciated the hospitality of the host...every detail was thought of to make our trip enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home from home in paradise

  • 5 of 5

The owner Liza provided us with such a wonderful home for our family holiday, we took our two teens and their grandparents!

I was so touched by so many things Liza thought through for us on arrival from the giant cookie ready waiting as we walked through the door ( devoured by all!) together with the wine already cooling in the ice bucket to the availability of a kayak, bikes and touches like dressing gowns and bottles of bath salts with bows:))

I felt like a famous Diva who had called in all her favourite things ahead of arrival!

It's hard adjusting to being back in the UK again!

I could sit on the dockside bench at Beach Nest everyday of my life with my cup of tea and not tire of it.

During my last two days whilst sat there I was joined by a family of manatees and it was just breathtaking filling me with joy. Our one son is a keen school rower so he hopped into the kayak and joined them for a bit too!!! It's indescribable:)))

And with just a short walk to the white sandy beaches on both sides of the Island we were spoilt for views of natural beauty.

From the very start of correspondence with Liza through my enquiry to meeting her during our vacation she was so hospitable and generous. It really is heart warming to book a holiday through someone like her; we seem to have lost quite a bit of the human touch and heart in modern day living, but it was most evident this vacation:)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Nest

  • 5 of 5

We chose Beach Nest for our first trip to Anna Maria and we could not have been more pleased. The pictures do not do this home justice. It is beautifully decorated with incredible attention paid to the details. The kitchen and bedrooms were fully equipped with everything you need. The pool and hot tub were great as was the outdoor shower. You can watch the fish jump from the dock, and we recommend taking the kayak out to explore and get some exercise. The beach is a short walk or bike ride. Liza was a fantastic host. We are already looking forward to our next trip to Beach Nest!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Nest

  • 5 of 5

While the pictures were accurate and up-to-date, they could not portray the warmth and charm of Beach Nest. It's been said, It's All in the Details and if you agree, this home has all the details in place. The kitchen was fully equipped and items such as spices, coffee, dish washing and clothes detergents were all there. The home was spotless, the sheets and towels luxurious, and the beds comfortable. Outside, the yard was small but private with beautiful plants. Our grandkids enjoyed both the pool and fishing in the canal. We liked the hot tub. The beach was a short walk away and beautiful. The location was central to the City Pier and Pine Street. What's not to love! Liza and Kit are exceptional hosts . Many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Sandbar Restaurant or Bortells
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Highway I-75
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Rod and Reel
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: not necessary

OBSESSED. By now you’ve probably heard of Anna Maria Island. And if you haven’t, you will in 5…4…3…2…1 – someone will have mentioned it to you in the time it took to read that. That’s because it’s an uber-fun, absolutely addicting, everyone-who-stays-here-loves-it vacation spot that you just need to know about. You've picked Beach Nest, only 6 houses from the sugar white sand of Gulf of Mexico. Sunsets to die for and dolphin sightings guaranteed! Walk to boutiques, restaurants, ice cream shops or the free trolley. Rent a bike or golf cart and get around the way the locals do!

Want a break from the sun? Tampa Bay is 45 minutes away with Busch Gardens Amusement Park. Disney and Universal are only a couple hours drive and Sarasota, the cultural Center of the Gulf coast is only 45 minutes away.

2014 - Anna Maria Island makes Top 30 islands in the World: Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards!

2014 Business Insider #3 Best Island in America

2013 #4 Best Island Vacations Travelers Choice Awards

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off-Season
27 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£832
for 2 nights
From
£314
£2,402
 
 
Holiday Season
18 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,402
for 7 nights
£2,402
 
 
Get Away from Winter!
7 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,505
for 4 nights
From
£325
£2,402
 
 
Sunny Days!
4 Feb 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,984
for 7 nights
£3,984
 
 
Spring Break!
18 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,687
for 7 nights
£4,687
 
 
Sunny Days!
8 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,984
for 7 nights
£3,984
 
 
Spring Season
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,711
for 4 nights
£2,841
 
 
Summertime at the Beach
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,113
for 4 nights
From
£477
£3,544
 
 
July 4th, Parades & Fireworks!
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,687
for 7 nights
£4,687
 
 
Summertime & it's Hot!
8 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,544
for 7 nights
£3,544
 
 
Autumn and still warm!
26 Aug 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,146
for 3 nights
£2,402
 
 
Thanksgiving Party!
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,984
for 7 nights
£3,984
 
 
Wintertime Getaway!
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,146
for 3 nights
£2,402
 
 
Holidays at the Beach!
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,687
for 7 nights
£4,687
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£661
for 2 nights
From
£229
£2,402
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
Cleaning Fee £158
Tax Rate 11.5%

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Anna Maria in Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Outdoor Shower , Claw foot soaking tub.
    Master Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , White marble bathroom with sky light.
    Guest - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double shower heads plus pedestal sink make it special.
    Outside Cabana - Outdoor Shower , Sunburst shower head for washing the sand away.
  • Three full bathrooms plus outside cabana to wash the sand away under the stars!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , French doors to the pool, canal and dock.
    Guest room - 1 Large Double Bed , Beachie-chic four poster bed.
    Children's room - 2 Single Bed , For boys, girls or adults!
    Master 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , French doors to the orchid and palm tree filled garden.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 5 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach nest has a work area (with a water view) just in case you want to pretend to check in with the office!

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