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Steps to Beach, Heated Pool, Remodeled & Professionally Decorated 3/3 +Den/Queen

Ellie

Member since: 2009
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Steps to Beach, Heated Pool, Remodeled & Professionally Decorated 3/3 +Den/Queen

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Anna Maria House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bdr/3 Bath/Den W/Pull Out, Steps to Anna Maria Beaches W/Heated Pool!

If you are looking for that Old Florida feel, Bungalow Basket is located on Maple Ave which dead ends to the white sand beaches and the perfectly clear waters of Anna Maria Island. You are just a 2 minute walk to relaxation and sunshine! The total remodel of this home was just completed in February of 2013 by the owner who is a professional decorator and is beyond words! The detail in this home as well as the décor’ and furnishings by the Pink Pineapple give it a beachy feel that is both warm and comfortable.

The Master Suite displays a King bed and seating area leading to the beautiful pool. The second bedroom boasts a Queen Bed with French Doors to the Pool area as well. The third bedroom has two twins and the den has a Queen pull-out sofa to allow plenty of room for the whole family!

Sit by the pool to relax and enjoy a good book and a frozen cocktail or stroll to the white sand beaches to enjoy your relaxation time! Bungalow Basket is one of our most popular homes so book well in advance to find out why!!

Small pets are considered!

For our other “Baskets”, 2 of the finest vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island please see Mermaid’s Basket (http://www.vrbo.com/557763) and Beach Basket (http://www.vrbo.com/440105)

PLEASE NOTE A MONTH IS BASED ON 4 WEEKS OR 28 DAYS!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Ellie (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

the house is magnificent! It is decorated tastefully and offers many comforts. The kitchen lends itself to delicious cooking. The master bedroom is superb? The floor is magnificent. Overall, the house is exquisite! We have enjoyed morning walks on the beach, bike rides around the neighborhood and fun in the sand. Although it has been a bit rainy we had great fun at the 4th of July parade and watching fireworks at night. We come every year and plan on returning to enjoy everything that the island has to offer and make more unforgettable family memories.
Jul 2013
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
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Steps to Beach, Heated Pool, Remodeled & Professionally Decorated 3/3 +Den/Queen
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

Great house, fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated a 5th and 65th bday at the house and had a great time. The house is beautiful. Great location - lots of pool toys, kitchen stuff, etc. The one negative for us (and it might not bother others) is the bed in the master. Beautiful room and bedding but the mattress and pillows are super soft, so if you have a bad back and need a firm mattress, you may want to sleep in a different room. Personal preference. Other than that, the house was awesome

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Teresa and family, Happy Birthday to you both! We are thrilled that we could be a part of your celebration in a small way by offering out home for your celebration. We do try to provide all the beach and pool toys and a complete array of kitchen equipment along with anything else our guests might need. As you said, personal preference on the mattress and I believe you will find the queen mattress a bit firmer if you return to visit. Thanks and hope to see you soon.
Indiana
5

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Anna Maria Island at least once a year for the past 10 years or so. This was our second stay in the Bungalow Basket. It is PERFECT! Aside from the home being spacious and beautifully decorated and perfectly comfortable, it is conveniently located to all of the our favorite stops. (I would suggest bike rentals from Beach Bums to get around the island). Most importantly, although the house does not have an ocean view, it is beachside and only a small walk down a quiet road to the beach with no streets to cross on the way! No complaints!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Meemaw! We really appreciate your kind comments on Bungalow Basket on Anna Maria Island, and we’re glad to see you had everything you needed at your fingertips. We enjoy the convenient location to the local island amenities, and the fact that a little biking and a nice stroll along the beach is exercise that isn’t so bad after all. We look forward to seeing you again!
Roanoke, Indiana (near Fort Wayne, Indiana)
5

Perfect for our family.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house. Wonderful floor plan and so beautifully decorated. We loved the location to the beach. So quiet and peaceful. We are planning two weeks next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jane, The floor plan was designed to give everyone as much privacy as possible but still allow for that great family get together feeling. Having the Master Suite on the opposite side of the home from the guest rooms seems to be a hit with everyone and then having the den in yet another section of the home allows for that “working vacation” that we all seem to be doing these days! Unfortunately! When you do get a chance to get away having the beach a few steps away does make it easier to pry yourself away from the working world and enjoy the real meaning of Vacation. It is a peaceful home and location and we are so glad you are coming back to see us for 2 weeks next year! Take care and stay warm until we see you again.
Chicago
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We always rent VRBO's versus hotels/B&Bs when we travel. This is one of the best houses we have rented over the years. The house is perfectly laid out with the living space between the two bedrooms and the master bedroom with den (that leads to the pool). The kitchen is wonderful. The furniture and style throughout the house is so comfortable and clean, even the garage is super clean. The pool and pool area is so perfect. We didn't use the pool much since the weather was a bit cool, but it is heated. The location can't be beat, walking distance to the white sandy, quiet beach and to bars and restaurants, and Pine Street with such a cute shops. Plus, the market is walking disntace, but Publix, a few miles away was great, too. And, the food at The Pier is so great. As an FYI - many of the restaurants/bars, except The Sand Bar offer only beer and wine. We will return. Love, love, love this place and its location. One thing that was a tad disappointing is the bbq grill would not heat up, even though the propane tank was filled.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue and Family, Thank you so much for the wonderful compliment on our home. We do appreciate it when experienced travelers like you find our home to be one of the best they have stayed at. It means a lot to us! Our compliments to our cleaners and to our management company also for keeping the home sparkling clean. Sorry the weather didn’t cooperate enough to use the pool but having the beach so close is always a plus for a nice walk. Thanks for letting us know about the grill. We did find there was a leak in the hose which has been replaced. In the future please let us know if you are having any problems and we will of course take care of them immediately for you!! There are a few more places around with full liquor licenses as well. The Waterfront restaurant, Ocean Star, Bridge Street Bistro and The Bridge Tender just to name a few!
5

Beautiful, relaxed house

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 5 weeks here this winter and enjoyed the house, location and area very much. The house is very nicely decorated and it is very clean, which we also appreciated. It is only a few houses away from beach access and the beach in this area is pristine and not crowded, great for a morning or evening beach walk. The house has nice sheets and towels, beach towels, some beach chairs, really everything you will need. We had dinners at lots of good close by restaurants. We recommend the Sand Bar for a fun sunset dinner or drink. You can easily walk there from the house.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Our Wonderful Week

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Anna Maria Island for several years and this week at the Bungalow Basket ranks as one of the overall best. Our group consisted of my parents (in their 70's), my wife and I (40's) and our daughter (20's). The location is perfect as you don' t have to drive to the beach, or suffer a long walk as it is a simple stroll to one of the best parts of the beach. The house has been remodeled with great touch. The street is very quiet, especially at night. I would recommend this house to anyone and plan on booking it again in the near future. Thank you for the great hospitality!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alan and Family, We are so glad you enjoyed Bungalow Basket and with your wide range of ages we can safely say the home appeals to all age groups! The short stroll to the beach is our favorite part about the home also although strolling by beach to some of the restaurants on the island is nice also. Appreciate your kind comments on the remodeling and we do try to keep in looking brand new for our guests. We are so glad you will be coming back to see us soon. We look forward to it.

Map

Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Anna Maria 2 minute walk
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!

From Bungalow Basket you may walk to Dining and still be just steps to the beach or just relax in your own private heated pool!

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Rates & Availability

From $1,800 Per week

Anna Maria House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$8,500
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Jul 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
$9,860
 
 
August
Aug 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$8,500
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
$6,120
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
Fall
Nov 28 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
$6,120
 
 
Holiday
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
Season
Jan 2 2016 - Jan 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
$9,180
 
 
High Season
Feb 1 2016 - Mar 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
April
Apr 1 2016 - Apr 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
$9,180
 
 
May
May 1 2016 - May 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$8,500
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Jul 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
$9,860
 
 
August
Aug 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$8,500
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
$6,120
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
Fall
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
$6,120
 
 
Holiday
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Administration Fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.5%

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Both the Master and the Guest Bathroom feature twin sinks!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Queen with French Doors to Pool Area
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Suite with Sitting Area and French Doors to Pool Area
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Pull Out in Den
  • The Master Bedroom is a King Suite with a sitting area and French Doors leading to the Pool Area, the 1st Guest Bedroom is a Queen with French Doors Leading to the Pool Area, the 2nd Guest Bedroom has 2 twins and the 4th is a Den with a Queen Pull-Out!
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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