JUST STEPS TO THE GULF OF MEXICO'S WHITE SAND BEACH!

Jan Smith

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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JUST STEPS TO THE GULF OF MEXICO'S WHITE SAND BEACH!

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3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Beautiful Key West Style cottage located just steps from the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the intercoastal waterway. Within walking distance to many restaurants, tiki bars and the free island trolley. Gourmet kitchen. Comfortably sleeps up to 6 people. A perfect pool to relax in and around. Gas outdoor grill. Best rental value on the island! Plenty to do and see. Of course, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world is just across the street. Pet friendly with approval, dogs under 25 pounds please. High speed wireless Internet access and unlimited long distance in the US

Within a thirty minute drive you will find the wonderful city of Sarastota with lots to offer including wonderful restaurants and nightlife. Lots of shopping. The Mote Aquarium is just south on Long Boat Key. Tampa is only a 50 minute drive. Come and experience the wonder of Anna Maria Island!!

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the manager
We are pleased to reflect on our experience at the “Key West Fantasy” cottage in Bradenton Beach.

This past winter was our third consecutive three month stay at the cottage (January, February and March). We love the place! The location is ideal, in the center of the island with easy access to all three bridges to the mainland and only a very short walk to either the Gulf or Palma Sola Bay both of which are visible from the cottage. We feel very safe and secure in a neighborhood that is a nice mix of full time residents and several rental properties. Over the years we have become acquainted with many of the very friendly neighbors, so our annual visits feel much like “coming home”.

The cottage itself is quaint, cozy, clean and comfortable. The remodeling was tastefully done and blends well with the original design of the building. The kitchen has all the amenities, new appliances and a delightful corner dining area that is bright and airy from the many windows. The bathrooms have also been remodeled and are clean and well maintained. The convenience of an on site washer and dryer cannot be omitted.

The newly completed pool, deck and landscaping were a welcome surprise and are particularly useful and inviting. We appreciate the utility of the carport. The television cable and telephone service are also an added benefit. My wife in particular loves the free unlimited long distance telephone benefit since she can keep in touch with her 90 year old mother, sisters and granddaughter at home in Pennsylvania as well as transmitting her medical data to her heart doctors.

We plan to continue our annual visits to the cottage for as long as our health and other conditions permit. We fondly anticipate our return to Florida in January. It is truly our “home away from home”!
Jan 2012
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Jan Smith

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Speaks english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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4.8
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Just Steps to the Gulf of Mexico's White Sand Beach!
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews
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Just Steps to the Gulf of Mexico's White Sand Beach!
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY!!

  • 5 of 5
3 couples stayed comfortably in this cottage! Very short walk to the beach and just a bit longer to restaurants, but still easy. Neighborhood was quiet and having our own pool was awesome. Plenty of towels and nice linens (which I can be picky about). Very clean and all the comforts you need. Thanks again!!
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

QUITE, QUAINT AND GREAT LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5
We spent a very relaxing Christmas holiday here. The location is great. It is a short walk to the beach and restaurants. The house was well appointed and comfortable. The fenced in yard was perfect for my two small dogs. While too chilly to enjoy the pool on this trip, the pool area will be great in the warmer temps. The one story was perfect to accomodate my senior citizen mother. No steps for her to climb! Booking and check-in were very efficient. I would definately recommend this rental and would stay here again!
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

NOWEGIAN FAMILY OF FOUR LOVED THIS PLACE!

  • 5 of 5
You know the old saying of "If it sounds too good to be true, it usually isn't"? Well, that does so NOT apply to this cottage! And we've stayed at lots of different places in Florida and this is by far our favorite place. From the start all transactions went smoothly with welcoming and informative communication from the owners. We stayed at the cottage during Fourth of July and had a wonderful week. The house itself is absolutely adorable, with everything one could possibly want during a vacation; perfect sized bedrooms, an airy livingroom, a cozy dining nook where one could watch the going ons of the street, clean bathrooms and practical laundry room. The backyard contains a smallish pool with heavenly warm water for when the sun goes down. Neighborhood sounds like children having fun in pools, a piano tinkling somewhere, and light music coming sometimes from the restaurant around the corner just add to the holiday feel of the place. Any small problems that did arise (like cable problems) were instantly fixed by our next door neighbor. Everything is close by on this island; Publix is just minutes away by car and even though it can get really crowded on weekends, the staff are extremely helpful and answer tourist questions willingly. The post office is in the opposite direction and there also we received help in getting our huge parcel of goods shipped home. The mini golf place in the historic area is fun but try to get there early in the day before it gets busy and hot. If you really need to get out of the Florida heat, the closest cinema complex is Regal Cinemas about 10 minutes drive away across the bridge. For dolphin sightings, unfortunately we can't recommend the Lil Toot Dolphin Tours. The captain spoke only when asked specific questions and we were ready to get off after 15 minutes (but we did see a couple of dolphins and three manatees). And last but not least - the beach really is only steps away! We spent every morning and late afternoon at "our" beach four minutes walk from the cottage and so had no need to go farther afield to the larger areas. But we recommend going to north end of the island as well. All in all, we couldn't have found a more perfect place to stay in all of Florida. Loved the cottage, loved the island and will definitely be back for more!
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
Gaylord, Michigan
5

GIRLFRIEND GET AWAY

  • 5 of 5
We LOVE this cottage! We have made it our winter escape for the past three years and plan to do so for many, many more years to come. We are high school best friends and each year we have a mini reunion with classmates that live in the area. What fun! Mother Nature puts on a display of beautiful sunsets each evening on the perfect beach that is only steps away from the cottage. The pool is perfect and it's an ideal girlfriend retreat or family vacation spot. Life is Good at the cottage! The 'Son' Girls
  • Submitted: May 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
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PERFECT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
The cottage is as close to a wonderful beach as advertised. We all had a difficult time deciding whether to spend the day at the beach or in the large back yard pool area. We were also a short drive to a Publix supermarket and a Walgreens (Walgreens also sells beer, wine and spirits). A short drive the other way is the fishing village of Cortez where we found a nice fresh seafood market. While on the island we rented a 18 foot pleasure boat for 6 hours of boating on the inner coastal. Just wonderful! My husband spent another morning on an offshore fishing trip and caught several grouper (he fixed them that night on the back yard grill...they were awesome). We were able to find several nice restarants on Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key.

The cottage was perfectly clean inside and out and the manager was very helpfull (he lives next door). I recommend this vacation cottage for anyone. It was ideal for us and our children, but would be great for a couples get away. The area is quiet and has an "Old Florida" feel to it.
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
5

THIS IS THE PLACE TO STAY IN ANNA MARIA !

  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect beach cottage for a nice vacation in Anna Maria. It was spotlessly clean when we arrived and you can expect it to be exactly like the pictures show. No bad surprise or deception. We were a party of six and we found the cottage was roomy enough. The interior is bright and well decorated in soft tones. All the beds are soft and very comfortable, with very good quality bed linen. The half bathroom of the master bedroom is very small but practical. The kitchen really looks brand new and has top-notch appliances and is well equipped.

The large backyard was a lovely place to relax. It has a nice patio set with an umbrella, a BBQ and a wonderful pool (which was also kept very clean). However, the small palm trees don't provide much shade and it can get really hot in the backyard during summer time. We liked the outdoor shower after coming back from the beach.

The area was very quiet day and night. The cottage is located in a residential area of Anna Maria. By the way, the island has no high-rise or condo tower and has an old florida vibe. We really liked it ! What makes this beach cottage a real gem is its proximity to the beach. From the door to the beach, it's a three-minute walk, no more ! And the powdery white sand beaches are among the best I've seen.

Don't miss the wonderful sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. A couple of shops and restaurants are within easy walking distance. Don't miss the blissful and "oh so cool and relaxed" beach bar of the Gulf Drive Cafe & Tiki, or the famous Beachhouse restaurant. There's a Publix supermarket and and ATM about 5 minutes by car.

Don't look further, the Key West Fantasy is the place to stay in Anna Maria !
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, parasailing, spa, mini-golf

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Bradenton Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
May 1 - Oct 30
2 night minimum stay
$160
From
$160
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,120
$4,116
 
 
High Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$1,295
$4,648
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$185
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,295
$4,830
 

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Notes SEPTEMBER SPECIAL!!! Save 10% off September rental rate!
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Amenities

Bradenton Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
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