THE MERRY MERMAID WELCOMES YOU TO BEAUTIFUL ANNA MARIA ISLAND!

Bruce DuLong

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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THE MERRY MERMAID WELCOMES YOU TO BEAUTIFUL ANNA MARIA ISLAND!

Bradenton Beach House Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

The Merry Mermaid is a complete 1 bedroom addition to the main house. The amenities are first rate with love and thoughtfulness put into the finishing touches of this charming property. The beach is only 100 feet away from your front door which also leads to your private patio! Free trolly rides along with great restaurants and shopping are part of the fun. You can even walk to dinner and shopping! The Merry Mermaid welcomes you to Paradise!

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Bruce DuLong

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

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The Merry Mermaid Welcomes You To Beautiful Anna Maria Island!
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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The Merry Mermaid Welcomes You To Beautiful Anna Maria Island!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498958vb
941-345-7675
Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
Florida
5

Wow

  • 5 of 5
I pulled in late.. And was greeted by an absolutely quaint patio with lights... Walked inside and wanted to move in.. Or somehow incorporate this super cute getaway into my home!! Perfect location.. Walked to Bridge Street for dinner before sunset.. Sharon is amazing... Bruce made it all happen.. Can't wait to go back.. Will be recommending to everyone!
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and Thanks for the the kind words. As always, we do whatever we can to make your vacation special and relaxing.
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The Merry Mermaid Welcomes You To Beautiful Anna Maria Island!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498958vb
941-345-7675
Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
Corn & Soybean Country, Indiana
5

Just Paradise...

  • 5 of 5
It would be so very easy for me to repeat all the wonderful comments in other reviews left for the Merry Mermaid because they all are true & completely accurate. But I will try to add some 'new' glowing compliments to the mix :) Sharon & Bruce immediately feel like friends you have had for years when they personally greet you & the next thing you know, you're laughing so hard at their witty banter that you have to sit down to catch your breath! They have thought of everything to make your visit fun, relaxing and literally stress free. Yummies of all kinds are in the wonderfully decorated kitchen to get you by until you decide to venture out to a nearby grocery, including a vast selection of delicious wines that visitors can enjoy & then replace. The Mermaid is spotlessly clean & decorated in soft blues, greens & khaki colors...very easy on the eyes and senses. The bathroom is ready for guests, just like the kitchen, with soaps, shampoos, towels, everything you'd need and more. Outside is your own private sitting area with a gas grill, sparkling mini lights, flowers & plants. Just a few steps across the street is what every visitor has been longing for...the beach. Sharon & Bruce have made sure there are plenty of chairs, umbrellas, & coolers available for you to set up on the sand, then kick back & enjoy the sights & sounds of the wonderful Gulf waves. I didn't want to leave and I bet you won't either. Enjoy!!!
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. Sharon and I really do enjoy making you feel welcomed and at home. Maybe we should start charging for the comedy act! Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you next year!
Bruce and Sharon
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The Merry Mermaid Welcomes You To Beautiful Anna Maria Island!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498958vb
941-345-7675
Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

Doesn't get any better

Doesn't get any better
  • 5 of 5
The Merry Mermaid exceeded our expectations. Location on the Gulf could not be better. Sharon and Bruce both ensured our experience was personal and tailored to our needs. Upon arrival, amenties were already in place, no need to rush out and buy supplies. Throughout our stay, our hosts checked in to "make sure" everything we needed was provided. Private parking, patio and gas BBQ made us feel as though we lived on the Island, not just tourists! Great place to home base, or enjoy beach life everyday.
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. Sharon and I understand that a vacation is getting away from it all and being able to relax. We have supplies ready upon arrival so you can sit down and enjoy yourself before running out to the store. We just want to make your vacation as special as possible and we believe the "little things" that we do, do just that!
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The Merry Mermaid Welcomes You To Beautiful Anna Maria Island!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498958vb
941-345-7675
Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

A Lovely Retreat

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the Merry Mermaid for 2 weeks. The hospitality was great and every little need we had was taken care of immediately. The living space is lovely and the outdoor patio is thoughtfully done. It is a great location with the beach across the street and the Bay at the other end of the block. We enjoyed being within walking distance of Bridge street for restaurants, entertainment and shopping. Thanks for your wonderful care on our getaway from winter!
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay here and we hope you come back to see us again!
business
The Merry Mermaid Welcomes You To Beautiful Anna Maria Island!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498958vb
941-345-7675
Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

The Magnificent Merry Mermaid

  • 5 of 5
It has been said that "if it seems to good to be true..........." you know the rest, well the Merry Maid on Anna Maria Island is clearly an exception to that rule. Upon our arrival, my wife and I were greeted by Sharon, as pleasant and upbeat a person as you could possibly ever know. The unit was more than adequate in size for the two of us. Once inside we were impressed with the charming decor and cleanliness. The kitchen area was stocked with fresh pastries for our first days breakfast, a basket with "munchies", fresh bottles of water in the refrigerator, wine, condiments, spices and all the necessary appliances for meal preparation. A full and stocked bathroom, a dining area, a seating area with a flat-screen television and two rocking/reclining chairs and a more than comfortable bed. The unit is also equipped with central AC and a ceiling fan for the warm days and nights you are hoping for. Outside there is a fenced patio with a barbecue, lounge chairs, a table and chairs for outside dining and a fire pit. There is no need to bring beach towels, chairs, cooler or an umbrella. It is all there for your usage. Bruce, the rental agent, made it clear that if we had any needs, we needed only to make him aware. We had no additional needs because Bruce and Sharon had thought of everything in advance. Best of all, the Gulf of Mexico beach is a mere 100 yards away, while the bay is slightly more than that in the opposite direction. The white sand is complimented by the clear and turquoise blue water. In other words, everything is and was as represented in the VRBO web site. You will not be disappointed.

Say hi to Sharon and Bruce for us.

Karen and Fred Parsells
Keene, New Hampshire
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Karen and Fred. We very much enjoyed having you stay at The Merry Mermaid and we look forward to your visit next year. Thank you for the kind words. We do our Best!
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The Merry Mermaid Welcomes You To Beautiful Anna Maria Island!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498958vb
941-345-7675
Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
5

Bright, beautiful beach vacation stay ...cozy beach cottage feel .... the complete package !

  • 5 of 5
Arrived at the Merry Mermaid property and was greeted warmly by the manager Bruce. He had the place ready on such short notice and even a welcome basket prepared. The pictures and description of this beautiful rental were spot on and in fact don't do it justice. Bruce had information for me on local sight seeing attractions,restaurants,bars and what to do in this beautiful area. I found the best restaurants with entertainment all within walking distance from The Merry Mermaid. There is also a local trolley service if walking isn't for you. The beach was right across the street from my room, a big plus . The area is so cute and beach was clean and pristine ....perfect for sunsets and morning walks or runs. I had my own private entrance and private courtyard...2nd night there I sat out in the courtyard with a glass of wine....property manager Bruce had thought of everything he had a bring a wine ,leave a wine trade ....great idea. The kitchen in the property was a big plus and I was able to make my own coffee and walk over to the beach and relax. The Merry Mermaid is a fantastic find and I intend on making it my regular beach stay away from home .....a must see...telling all my friends to book now before everyone discovers this little beach treasure. 5 star rating for sure. Thank you Bruce I will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeanette! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and happy to accommodate you on such short notice. On your next visit, I hope you have more time to enjoy all of the wonderful things our little slice of Paradise offers! Thanks again, Bruce
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Car: not necessary
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Amenities

Amenities

Bradenton Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bath with shower and tub combo
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom has a queen size bed
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • shuffleboard
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • parasailing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • racquetball
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