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Newly Renovated 3/2 Close To The Beach with Pool, Mermaid's Basket Has It All!!

Ellie

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Newly Renovated 3/2 Close To The Beach with Pool, Mermaid's Basket Has It All!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Anna Maria Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom/2 Bath Newly Renovated, Sleeps 6

The newest of the “Basket Family”, Mermaid’s Basket is sure to please! If you are unfamiliar with the other baskets, Beach Basket (http://www.vrbo.com/440105) and Bungalow Basket (http://www.vrbo.com/458157) are 2 of the finest vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island and Mermaid’s Basket has joined them! Just 2/10 of a mile from the white sand beaches and the perfectly clear waters of Anna Maria Island you will feel right at home in this newly renovated oasis of relaxation and sunshine! The owner who is a professional decorator has made this her latest project and it has been furnished by the Pink Pineapple as the other Baskets are with that great Beachy Feel!

Mermaid’s Basket is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with plenty of open living space to enjoy the island lifestyle. The kitchen offers 42' cabinets, Granite counters and recessed lighting. Marble floors throughout and Ceiling Fans in every room for that great Island Feel. Outside there is a Brick Paved Patio, Hot and Cold Shower and a heated pool!

The King Master suite is located on the opposite site of the living area from the Queen Bedroom. This Queen bedroom can function as a second suite with a door to the bedroom and also another “pocket door” after the second bath to create an en suite area! Leave the pocket door open and there is access from the living area or the third bedroom to the bath! The third bedroom has two twins with a private entrance to the pool area. If you don’t need a third bedroom this room can function as an office or den or just a private nook for you to relax and enjoy a good book and a frozen cocktail! All of the bedrooms offer privacy as they are each located in a different area of the home.

Mermaid’s Basket has become one of our most popular homes so book well in advance to find out why!!

Small Pets Considered!

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

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Ellie (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Newly Renovated 3/2 Close To The Beach with Pool, Mermaid's Basket Has It All!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Winter escape

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Mermaid's Basket for 2 months, it was fantastic ! Very nice house, close to the beach, and located on quiet part of the island. House is well equipped and maintained. Both Ellie and Bob were great, very friendly and responsive. Really enjoyed the heated pool during the first month where the sea water temperature was still too cold to swim. We had a very nice and relaxing time, walking on the beach, walking around Anna Maria, visiting local shops, going to farmers markets, and exploring many of the great restaurants nearby. We'll be back next year !

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fatih & Barb, We are so happy that you will be returning next year to Mermaid’s Basket, and it’s great to see others enjoy our little piece of paradise on Anna Maria Island. The fact that we are so close to the beach is great, and we always enjoy a dip in the pool (it helps to be 82 degrees). We try to have all the provisions needed for a comfortable stay for our guests, so we’re glad you found everything you needed. We are very fortunate to have Gulf Islands Vacation Rentals as our full time agency; they are really appreciated for all their dedicated services.
5

Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely vacation rental in a peaceful neighborhood. Everything you need is provided (bikes, towels, extra blankets, and all kitchen supplies). The crystal clear pool was small, but great for kids. It was enjoyable to stay in such a clean and beautifully decorated home. Walking just a few houses to the beach made it a perfect stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark Kay and Family, We are so glad you enjoyed Mermaid’s Basket and you found everything you needed and everything to your liking. We do try to please and make sure the home is as clean as possible. Please come back and visit!
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We've been heading down to Anna Maria around the holidays for the last few years(for those of you who haven't been there yet - it is a truly lovely place), and this time with our 3 year old and 8 month old. The house and pool were great, the beach was a 4 minute walk, and the property managers were extremely easy to work with. Everything was set up perfectly and we had a terrific time. I highly recommend renting the house!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brendan and Family, You are very fortunate to have been on Anna Maria for the last few years and I couldn’t agree more, it is a magical place and we are so happy your children got to experience it! Glad Ellie and Bob took good care of you and that everything in the home was to your liking. WE are fortunate to own a home on Anna Maria and to have such great folks taking care of it for us! Come back and see us soon!
5

Pet friendly vacation with a great AMI location

  • 5 of 5

Home was beautiful with nice open floor plan and clean. Just as pictures represented. We brought our pups and the home was very dog friendly with a fully fenced back yard and pool for the adults to enjoy while they ran around. The second master option was great for our guests one evening providing them their own area of the house. Living area was nice and open great for time together. Used the grill and bikes provided at the house. All worked great. We are looking forward to a visit next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heather and Family, We are so glad that you AND your pups had a great time at Mermaid’s Basket and found it to be true to the advertising. Thanks for visiting and we will see you next year!
Plymouth, MA, USA
5

Our Family Vacation on Anna Maria Island

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 adults stayed at Mermaids Basket for our yearly fall vacation and had a wonderful time. The house is just as lovely as it looks in the pictures. We loved the location, only a couple of blocks to the beach and we also loved the pool for a quick dip when we returned from the beach. Ellie and Bob were both wonderful to deal with in making our vacation arrangements very nice and helpful. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone looking for a warm and inviting house to stay at. I would also highly recommend Anna Maria Island for anyone that is looking for a beach vacation, all the beaches were just great. Thanks for allowing us the opportunity to stay at Mermaid's Basket!!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara and Family, Thank YOU for staying at Mermaid’s Basket!! We always hope that our home lives up to the photos and description on VRBO and by your comments it looks like we have succeeded. I’m glad our rental agents Bob and Ellie were so helpful to you! They are the best! Please come back to visit us soon!
Nashville, TN
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at Mermaid's Basket. If you look at the video, you'll see how the house looks, exactly. It's very open and spacious and has a lovely, high-end kitchen and very nice bathrooms. I loved the bed in the master bedroom....so comfy!!

We took our teen-aged grandkids for "fall break" and they had a wonderful time at the beach..it's a very short stroll. We also enjoyed the two bikes and there are beach chairs and other beach items available. Would definitely recommend this home and we hope to be able to make a return trip. Lots of good restaurants and great ice cream shops nearby!!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lillian and Family, Thank you so much and glad you enjoyed your stay. Guests like you are a pleasure to deal with and we welcome you back at any time!

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Tampa TPA 50 Miles or Sarasota Bradenton SRQ
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
No Ferry but the Free Trolley is close!
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
2/10 of a mile!!

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!

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Rates & Availability

From $1,200 Per week

Anna Maria Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,440
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,440
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Jul 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
$6,120
 
 
August
Aug 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
$4,760
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
$4,080
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Fall
Nov 28 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
$4,080
 
 
Holiday
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Season
Jan 2 2016 - Jan 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,440
 
 
High Season
Feb 1 2016 - Mar 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
April
Apr 1 2016 - Apr 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,440
 
 
May
May 1 2016 - May 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,440
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Jul 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
$6,120
 
 
August
Aug 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
$4,760
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
$4,080
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Fall
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
$4,080
 
 
Holiday
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Admin Fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.5%

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Anna Maria Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1711 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower
    Guest - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Suite - 1 king
    Guest Twins - 2 twin/ single
    Guest Suite - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • 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
  • winery tours
  • 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
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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