GULF FRONT STUDIO CONDO (SLEEPS 5). BREATHTAKING SUNSETS FROM PRIVATE BALCONY

Steven Hoekman

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Sleeps5
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Bathrooms1
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GULF FRONT STUDIO CONDO (SLEEPS 5). BREATHTAKING SUNSETS FROM PRIVATE BALCONY

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Studio apartment/1 BA, sleeps 5

This is a prime BEACHFRONT unit. Your accommodations have been newly upgraded with beautiful tile floors, stylish lighting, fresh paint, and accessories like a 46' flat screen TV, DVD player free WiFi, and an iPod/iphone clock radio. This comfortably opulent condominium sleeps five and is perfect for a long weekend, an extended stay, or return year after year for a special getaway. This unit features a kitchenette with a full sized refrigerator, a microwave, stovetop, and coffee maker. There is free high speed internet, heated beachside pool, barbecue grill poolside, and private balcony.

Located on beautiful Anna Maria Island with seven miles of pristine white sand beaches. The world class restaurants, charming 'Old Florida' atmosphere, friendly people, free trolley on the island, eclectic shopping, and great art galleries are just a part of what makes this island special. Come...relax, unwind, and experience this carefree, enchanting, place and drift off to the sounds of the sea symphony.

Anna Maria Island: Anna Maria Island is an unpretentious beach community with no crowds or congestion. High rise buildings are taboo and dressing for dinner means changing into a clean pair of shorts and flip-flops. Or dress as elegant as you wish. It's all OK. Yet the island has everything for a memorable vacation-eclectic boutiques, art galleries, award winning restaurants, miles of beautiful pristine beaches and almost every water sport imaginable.

On the island: There are numerous activities available in the area for your enjoyment. Around the island you can enjoy shelling, jet skiing, kayaking, wildlife viewing, boat tours, parasailing, sailing, fishing charters,and of course great shopping and waterfront dining.

Across the bridges: Here's a partial list of what's available off island within a short drive.

Pirates and Orioles Spring Training, Historic Fishing Village of Cortez, Florida Maritime museum, Mote Aquarium,

St. Armand's Circle for shopping, Bishop Planetarium, Red Barn Flea market, Ringling Museum of Art and Museum of the Circus,, Desoto National Memorial Park, Manatee Village Historical Park, Mixon Fruit Farm, Sarasota with it's theaters,opera, ballet, and symphony. Selby Botanical Center, Sarasota Jungle Gardens and Classic Car Museum, Ellenton Prime Outlets.

Busch Gardens and Tampa are about an hour away.

Disney World/Universal Studios--2 hours

We have ON-SITE managers to help you make your stay as enjoyable as we can.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Steven Hoekman (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Steven Hoekman

I am a semi-retired dentist who needed a 2nd business to keep me occupied somewhat. So after 30 years of visiting my parents who wintered on Anna Maria, I decided to invest there. I love the island and the condo and always want it to be up to my standards of where I would want to stay. It is a studio but when I can hear the waves as I go to sleep, that is just about all I need. I have upgraded the condo a lot since I bought it and I'm always open to suggestions on how to make it better.

Steven Hoekman purchased this studio in 2010

Why Steven Hoekman chose Bradenton Beach

It's on the beach and I can hear the waves. I love Anna Maria Island.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
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4.2
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Gulf front studio condo (sleeps 5). Breathtaking sunsets from private balcony
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
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Gulf front studio condo (sleeps 5). Breathtaking sunsets from private balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p354599
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
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Perfect for Great Weather Beach Vacation

  • 3 of 5
This is a perfect place for beach lovers and active travelers. Which my wife and I are, so this was great for us.

Studio is just that: single room with bed and small table and a lounge chair. Small kitchen area with two burner stovetop, full-sized refrigerator, and microwave. No oven.

Great balcony overlooking pool, parking area, and beach.

There was perfect weather while we were there, so we were outside riding bikes, walking the beach, exploring the area, the entire time we were on Anna Maria.

This is not the place for vacationers seeking a luxurious place to camp out for a week or so. Furnishings were a bit tired, with a couple of the dresser drawer handles falling off (spot of glue would fix that), one of the lamps missing an on/off knob, and small rugs needing a serious cleaning or replacing.

Facility itself also a bit tired, but perfect for a centrally located base of operations. Close to Sarasota, close to Anna Maria village, close to Bradenton, right on the beach, easy walk to grocery store.

Staff were just outstanding: friendly, helpful, welcoming.

Heated pool at complex was really nice in winter -- Gulf was too cold for swimming.

Only reason I did not give a higher rating is that I think that if weather were bad when we were there and we had to stay indoors for any period of time the little things like dirty rugs and busted furniture would have gotten to us.
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gulf front studio condo (sleeps 5). Breathtaking sunsets from private balcony
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
Pittsburgh
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WOW, Amazing! Planning to go back this November!

  • 5 of 5
This was our first time using Homeaway.com to book a vacation rental so my husband and I didn't know quite what to expect. When we opened the front door and walked in it looked exactly like the picture with the balcony and the beach with glistening water. Absolutely beautiful!

The rental was great for us; the grocery store was a very short drive away as well as great local restaurants, the beach is about a 30 second walk and the heated pool is about a 15 second walk. We were able to take the pool chairs to the beach to lounge, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

We went to two Pittsburgh Pirates training camp baseball games in Bradenton which only took about 20 minutes to drive to. We drove to Anna Maria, again another short drive, to the pier and the main street with a lot of local shops and eateries, it was absolutely adorable and charming!

The rental was great, very clean and well maintained. The furnishings were nice and beachy. It was great having a kitchen to be able to cook in instead of having to eat out for every meal.

We loved absolutely everything and are looking to come back for a longer stay this November.

For those who are reading this review if you are even remotely interested in this area, looking to go to the beach, enjoy island life or go to a ball game please give this place a try, it is great!
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gulf front studio condo (sleeps 5). Breathtaking sunsets from private balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p354599
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
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Perfect View

  • 4 of 5
Enjoyable stay in this studio condo everyone we dealt with was helpful and friendly. Would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation spot. Great location!
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Gulf front studio condo (sleeps 5). Breathtaking sunsets from private balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p354599
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Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

Beautiful view, perfect location and very relaxing

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spent a week at this condo in February 2011. It's a well maintained, clean unit with everything we needed for a relaxing and comfortable vacation. The view from the room was beautiful and we saw dolphins daily. The sunsets were breathtaking and we even experienced the green flash! This condo is walking distance to Sharky's restaurant and we traveled all around the island and had lunch at both of the pier restaurants. The island shuttle is a very nice feature, along with on site laundry facilities. A grocery store is nearby, along with plenty of shopping and places to eat. We highly recommend this beautiful condo and plan to return again.
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton
Nearest Beach
Bradenton Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sharkey's Seafood Grill
Car: recommended

Everything is close by on AMI and is easy to reach with the FREE trolley.

Other Activities: mini golf,

Golf: There is a 9 hole golf course on the island at Key Royale

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Bradenton Beach Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring, Summer, Fall
Apr 21 2014 - Nov 30 2014
1 night minimum stay
$135
From
$145
Fri,Sat
$910
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Feb 12 2015
1 night minimum stay
$145
$985
 
 
High Season
Feb 13 2015 - Apr 12 2015
1 night minimum stay
$205
$1,325
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$135
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $45
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Guests can pay 50% to reserve the condo and the remaining is due 30 days prior to arrival. You may pay by check or Paypal to me or you pay with a credit card to the managers on the island.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Bradenton Beach Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 5
  • Room 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed
  • There is a king size bed and a double Murphy bed. In addition there is a hide-a-bed in the ottoman for a child.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • roller blading
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