A lovely beachfront condominium complex directly on the Gulf of Mexico located in the quiet residential city of Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island. Anna Maria Island is an unspoiled tropical paradise that still has that old Florida charm. The seven mile long island is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, Sarasota Bay and Florida's Intracoastal Waterway. The island is known for its uncrowded white sandy beaches, warm crystal clear waters, and dazzling sunsets.
This 1254 sf private fully furnished condo is located in a small two-story complex with an on-site manager. This recently updated unit can accommodate up to 6 guests. The master suite has a private bath, a king bed and large flat screen TV. The guest bedroom has a double and a twin bed. The guest bedroom and bathroom can be closed off to give the unit two master suites. The living room includes plenty of comfortable seating and a large flat screen TV. The over sized kitchen is well equipped with modern appliances including a microwave oven. Between the dining area, the kitchen bar and the kitchen table, there are plenty of seating options for dining. Relax or dine on the balcony and watch dolphins frolic and pelicans fish in the turquoise Gulf waters. The unit has free wi-fi and HD TV service. It also includes a full-size washer and dryer. Amenities include a private ground floor storage room stocked with beach chairs, umbrellas, beach toys, BBQ grill, etc. The complex has covered parking, two elevators, a large beautiful heated pool, pool bathrooms and a recreation room. Lush tropical landscaping compliments this well-maintained and tranquil complex.
Shopping and dining are close by. A short walk on the beach will take you to several excellent Gulf front restaurants. Pine Street with the historic Green Village and the city pier are also nearby. Bikes and golf carts are popular ways of traveling about the island. There is a free island trolley with a stop in front of the complex.
Great fishing can be found right off the beach, at one of the two Tampa Bay bayside piers, or in the many canals and waterways on the island. Fishing charters for both offshore and inshore fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling are available. Boat rentals are also available. Anna Maria Island is an excellent destination for all water sports including jet skiing, para-sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding.
The famous fishing village of Cortez, Longboat Key, St. Armand’s Circle (for fabulous shopping), Sarasota, and Siesta Key are nearby. Tampa Airport is only an hour away and major attractions including Disney World are less than two hours away. Forty-five Championship golf courses are a short drive away.
The area is home to several nature preserves, including the beautiful Robinson Preserve where wildlife including manatee, deer, fox eagles, osprey, egrets, herons and pelicans can be observed.
Affectionately known as the island in the sun, the average year round temperature is 84 degrees with 360 days of sunshine annually. So, kick off your flip flops, relax on a comfortable Adirondack with your toes in the warm sand or doze off in a hammock under a gently swaying palm tree. Escape the crowds and enjoy all that this tropical paradise island life has to offer.