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Desirable North End, Steps to the Best Beach, 2/2 Luxury Cottage/Heated Pool!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Featured on the 2014 Anna Maria Island Tour of Homes!

Seahorse Cottage was completely renovated by Kimball Construction one of Anna Maria Islands premier builders. The fully equipped kitchen boasts stainless appliances including a gas range and double oven with granite counter-tops. Crown moldings and wood flooring top the list of the incredible detail in this must see home!

This home features 2 Queen bedrooms and 2 full baths! It is located at the desirable North End of Anna Maria City yet close to shops and restaurants and is just 4 Houses or 440 steps to the beach! Less than a 2 minute walk even if you are a super slow walker! This home comfortably accommodates 4 and does allow pets.

Seahorse Cottage is tastefully furnished and is the perfect island getaway! The ideal place to kick back and relax with all the comforts of home but if you must stay in touch with the real world there's flat screen TVs,

Free Long Distance to US, CA and PR as well as free WiFi

Please Note A Month Is Based On 4 Weeks Or 28 Days!



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Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation-Fees collected will NOT be returned unless the unit is re-rented for the same period. If re-rented all fees will be refunded minus $150.
  • Please include size & breed of animals for permission to bring them. $150 taxable pet fee per pet will be added.
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Queen Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

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Desirable North End, Steps to the Best Beach, 2/2 Luxury Cottage/Heated Pool!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 38 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage! Ellie at Gulf Islands Vacation Rental was very nice to work with!

We will book again next time we visit Anna Maria Island.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill and Family, So glad you enjoyed Seahorse Cottage and glad you are coming back to visit us again! Ellie is a joy to work with for us as well and I am sure she will be thrilled that you are returning!
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McFarland, WI

Outstanding pool and back yard!

  • 4 of 5

Love AMI!! This is the best VRBO house we have ever rented. The location is amazing on a quiet street just a block from the beach at Bean Point. The house is exactly as shown on the website. Our favorite part was the pool and back yard space which is very private and relaxing. We enjoyed a great dinner at the Rod and Reel Pier and had an excellent lunch at Ginny and Jane E's Cafe. We rented cruiser bikes for a day at Beach Bums and they were so great - even picked up the bikes from the house the next morning. We would definitely rent this property again and will recommend it to friends.

The reason for the 4 star rating is we didn't have hot water our last morning before traveling home! We found out later the propane ran out.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandy, Thank you so much for your review of Seahorse Cottage and so glad you loved our cottage and the location! I have to agree that one of my favorite parts is the pool and back yard but as you mentioned having Bean Point a block away isn't too bad either! It sounds like you took full advantage of the island and all it has to offer. You hit a few of my favorite places to eat but there are many more. The next time you visit speak with Ellie, Suzanne or Bob our agents at Gulf Islands Vacation Rentals as they are all locals and can give you some good tips on the places the locals call home. We do sincerely apologize for the propane incident. There are 2 tanks there so this should never happen but the delivery was one day later than your departure so we have changed the delivery schedule to come more often. Please do come back and visit and thank you for refering Seahorse Cottage to your friends.
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  • 5 of 5

We love this house! It was our second stay and we will def have a third stay next year!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, What more can I say? Thank you so much for being a return visitor and as always if there is anything lacking for your stay just let us know.
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Super cute house with the BEST location!

  • 5 of 5

House was beautiful and had all the "stuff" we needed for a comfortable stay. Location to Bean Point was perfect. We lived lounging by the pool after hanging out on the beach all day.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Spring, Thank you for your review on Seahorse Cottage and I’m happy you found it comfortable. Bean Point is a nice uncrowded beach and a perfect spot to watch the sunset! Rod and Reel Pier is a great place to grab a bite and watch for dolphins and manatees and it’s only a short walk away. Please remember to call Ellie, Suzanne and Bob when you are planning your next trip to Anna Maria.
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Honey Brook, PA

Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Loved Seahorse Cottage! With two queen rooms with attached baths, it is perfect for two couples. It is impeccably decorated, clean, and comfortable, both inside and out. We especially enjoyed the covered patio for morning coffee, afternoon cocktails by the pool, and again in the evenings. The expansive area under cover came in handy since we had a rainy week. We were able to get to the beach a few times, and it was only 2-3 houses up to the beach access and on to a truly spectacular beach with a panoramic view! The house was well equipped with a beach cart, umbrellas, 4 chairs, and a few coolers, as well as pool mats and noodles for the pool. Other than airport travel and one grocery store run, we traveled the island by golf cart all week....really fun! Although the weather didn't cooperate, the cottage is lovely, location ideal, and the island a perfect setting for a relaxing vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patricia and Friends, We do appreciate you taking the time to review Seahorse Cottage and we are thrilled that you loved our little spot of paradise! We do use the area by the pool quite often for breakfast, evening cocktails and evening meals when it is raining or sometimes when we have had enough sun for the day. Glad you found everything you needed at the cottage and we look forward to your next visit! We will do our best to try to get the weather to cooperate a little more the next time!!
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Franklin Park


  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephanie, Thrilled that you loved our little slice of Paradise. We do love the pool area but we hope you got to enjoy the incredible beaches just steps away and the great shops and restaurants within walking distance. I know there is so much to do on Anna Maria it is hard to fit it all in along with some RELAXATION!! See you soon!!
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Tampa TPA 50 Miles Sarasota/Bradenton
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Bean Point
Car: not necessary

Anna Maria Island is located on the Central West Coast of Florida nestled between the tropical blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the West and Tampa Bay to the North. Once a best –kept secret among local Floridians, it is now known as a vacation favorite among local, national and international travelers. From honeymooners to Hollywood film crews, youngsters to the young-at-heart, people from around the world have discovered what’s awaiting you – Your Piece of Paradise, 'An Island In The Sun'… The island consists of 3 cities, Bradenton Beach being the southernmost, Holmes Beach in the middle and Anna Maria City on the Northern tip. Each community has its own distinct character but all have that relaxed old Florida Charm with unique and charming shops and restaurants. Anna Maria Island has miles of sugar white sand beaches, sand dunes, sea oats and Australian Pines lying between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intercoastal Waterway. This destination is a natural choice for tropical vacationers looking for golf, tennis, water sports, shopping, plus many cultural and historical attractions. Located close to all the major attractions, yet far from the maddening crowds make the Gulf Island Beaches the ideal vacation spot. Enjoy a sunrise overlooking Tampa Bay and a picture-perfect Florida sunset all in a day… You need never leave the island to find fun and relaxation. Our island is only 7 miles long and no more than a few blocks wide which leaves you with sounds of waves and visions of the sunset in every location. Enjoy a day at the beach and watch the kids play in the sand. Walk along pristine beaches and dine in award-winning restaurants, Enjoy fresh grouper sandwiches on a pier and sipping martinis while enjoying live music. Go shopping in our specialty shops and boutiques all along the island. We even have a Free Trolley to take you where you want to go. The friendly environment and endless activities will keep you coming back for more. Hop aboard and experience island paradise!


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