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Beautiful Anna Maria Island Custom Home with Pool

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 6, including outdoor shower!

Custom built in 2013 this three bedroom, two bath home is beautifully designed for six guests. Come to Island Breeze and relax with all the amenities to make your vacation home a truly memorable experience. From your first step into the oasis you will feel yourself decompress.

Eleven foot ceilings welcome you with an open spacious feeling. The kitchen has been stocked with everything you need to prepare your meals when your not experiencing one of our island restaurants. Two full baths with large showers and tasteful decor await you. The master suite & guest bedroom both have queen size beds with comfy mattresses and linens. The third bedroom is equipped with two twin beds designed for comfort. All three bedrooms have plasma flat screen TV's in addition to the one in the living room. We have WiFi and cable so you can bring your lap top or iPad if you choose to stay contacted to the outside world. Ipod docking station for your music enjoyment. Just plug in your playlist and dance your worries away......you're on island time now!

Step outside to enjoy a splash pool with ample seating to enjoy your lazy afternoons. Chaise lounges and tables and chairs await your dinner alfresco. Have a strawberry margarita, lemon drop or rum runner cocktail to help put you in the mood for vacation fun. It is a great sunny spot to sip your coffee in the morning too with a pastry from Ginny's & Janie's Bakery Cafe and Island Coastal Store. Evening barbecues? No problem with our pool side grill.

Take the wagon equipped with all your beach supplies, chairs, umbrella, towels, floaties and beach toys, head down to the beach three blocks away to stake your ideal spot. Enjoy the surf, beach walk, hunt for that special shell, float in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, people watch or simply dig your toes in the sand and bask in the sun. Awwhh! This is truly paradise! When you return from your beach jaunts use your private outside shower to remove the last of the days beach sand.

Our island is only seven miles long and never more than a few blocks wide which leaves you with sounds of the waves and visions of the sunset in all locations. Did I say sunsets? Every evening join the parade of parties wandering down to the Gulf to watch the magnificent sun sets. If you weren't hooked on the activities abound on the beaches by day, you will cherish the sunsets! Before you know it, you will be planning your next trip to paradise before you leave.

Anna Maria Island is known as 'An Island in the Sun'. The average temperature is 80 degrees. The island consists of 3 cities, Bradenton is the southern most, Holmes Beach in the middle and Anna Maria on the Northern tip. Each community has its own distinct character but all have that relaxed old Florida Charm with unique shops and restaurants. Anna Maria Island has seven 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.

Hop aboard the free trolley just steps from your front door to experience a Grouper sandwich or Stone Crab at one of our local restaurants. Meander through the boutiques to look for a souvenir. The trolley runs everyday from 6am until 10:30pm. Stops are just two to four blocks apart!

Come experience 'Old Florida' life on Anna Maria Island. We can't wait to share our island with you!

More Details

Owner
Barbara Spotleson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 October, 2017

About Barbara Spotleson

My brother and I purchased this property as a vacation home for our families. Our family has been coming to the island for over 45 years!

Barbara Spotleson purchased this house in 2014

Why Barbara Spotleson chose Anna Maria Island

We wanted a maintenance free home. The custom home was extremely well built by contractor Mark Kimball. We love all the extra care and amenitites Mark added to make this an amazing home.

What makes this house unique

The 12 foot plus ceilings add a spacious, comfy feeling. The two extra large showers in our baths are wonderful. The transom windows above the doors brighten up each bedroom with natural light. And who wouldn't love our beautifully landscaped yard with heated splash pool!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for everything! The house was perfect and we had a wonderful vacation. We look forward to renting from you all again!

Best,

Christina and Bob
Apr 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Sarasota International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Duffy's
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Pinebrook Ironwood
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Island Gourmet Grill Restaurant & Wine Bar
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended

Just 16 houses to the tropical powder sugar sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island. Voted number two best island for USA beaches and island vacation in 2015! Pack up your beach wagon with chairs, umbrella, towels, sand toys (all provided) and head to the beach for a relaxing day in sun and surf. Don't forget your sun screen!

Free island trolley available steps from your front door. Enjoy local seafood at world class restaurants or a simple mouth watering burger from local diners & dives. Try Beach Bistro (reservations a must) for a special dinner or Slims or Duffy's for burgers.

If shopping is your gig we have unique boutiques and gift shops spattered throughout our island. Or, take a trolley to St Armand's Circle on Long Boat Key for an afternoon of serious shopping and lunch.

Walt Disney World and Universal Studios just a two hour drive away in Orlando. Busch Gardens in Tampa and Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota.

You don't have to leave the island for live theater, check out Anna Maria City,Island Players, in their 65th season.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Lovely, well-stocked, comfortable home on Anna Maria Island

  • 5 of 5

We were provided with everything we needed to check-in easily and be welcomed into this lovely home on Anna Maria Island.

The house has a well-stocked kitchen with pots, pans, dishes, cooking utensils, many different cooking supplies. It had a Keurig. It had more of the basics that you need than any other rental property we have stayed at. However, since we have kids (9, 11, 19), most of the dishes were thick glass and it would have been good to have more plastic or Corelle-type options. The washer/dryer and dishwasher worked great.

The living room was very comfortable for our family, and we brought our Roku to connect to Amazon and Netflix. There is no game system, but there are a few older family board games to play and cards, which we made use of because we were there during Tropical Storm Emily, so we had a lot of indoor family time. However, when they could, the kids still enjoyed a lot of time outside in the pool. While a small pool, they still had a blast.

Other reviews have mentioned issues with the hot/cold water control. We noticed this with the shower in the master bedroom - it either seemed to be very hot or go to cold if you turned it down, but it wasn't that much of an issue for us. We aren't sure if the same issue applied in the other bathroom as the kids didn't complain. If you have young kids, note the pictures - there are no bathtubs. My kids were a little disappointed about this as they love baths. But they still loved the house.

We weren't sure whether we should rent any equipment ahead of time for the beach, and I decided to wait until we got there, except for a golf cart. The kids loved riding on the cart. The garage had all kinds of things that you would need for the beach - a big umbrella, lots of lawn chairs, an upright push cart (we never used that so I don't know how well it works), toys for the sand, noodles, lots of boogie boards. There may be more things - I didn't dig through everything there.

The reason we almost didn't select this home with was that there was not a king size bed in the master bedroom. My husband is very tall, so the bed was a little small for him, but he still slept well.

We would definitely want to stay again at this beautiful home and would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We have 2 small children under age 6 and they really enjoyed the small heated pool. There are a flight of stairs as you enter the house and a few steps up to one of the bedrooms. The home was well taken care of, nice amenities, and good sized rooms. There is a safety alarm out to the pool on the back door, which was good with us having small children. Getting back into the house from the pool sets the alarm off every time, which was quite loud until you shut it off with the inside sensor code. A new Keurig arrived quickly since it wasn't present when we checked in due to it breaking, so we appreciated the quick follow through. The beach is close and we did use the beach chairs, umbrella, and sand castle toys. Overall we really enjoyed the home and would definitely come here again. The fireworks show on the beach close by for the 4th of July was outstanding!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great property!

  • 5 of 5

Anna Marie Island is a great place to visit with your family, our house was great and was centrally located on the island. Everything was provided for and was very new, I would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

New, clean and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Nice home with great kitchen, pool and other amenities. Enjoyed use of the home and easy access to beach and all of Anna Maria Island.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cosmopolitan home

  • 5 of 5

This is not a "beach cottage". Lovely home, with a nice private grotto with a plunge pool. Nice 5 block walk to beach.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time, great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect! Centrally located on the island, modern, clean and nicely decorated! Barbara always responded to our questions about the house! We had a great time and the house was everything plus that we expected!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall Special Rates
10 Sep 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,592
for 7 nights
£1,592
£5,346
 
 
High Season
19 Nov 2017 - 28 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,974
for 7 nights
£1,974
£7,452
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,889
for 7 nights
£1,889
£7,112
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £379.1
Cleaning £132.69 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

+ Cleaning fee: $200
+ Administration fee: $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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