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Anna Maria Rental Steps to Gulf Beach with Private Pool!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

2000 square foot home on beautiful Anna Maria Island Florida, with all the upgrades and amenities. Short two block walk to the most beautiful white sand Gulf beach in the world and if you want to kick back at home at your private in-ground swimming pool.

Anna Maria Island is conveniently located near two major airports: Tampa International - 55 minutes drive or Sarasota Bradenton Airport, roughly 30 minutes drive. The island still maintains an old Florida feel, with uncrowded beaches and beautiful sunsets, while offering a diverse choice of restaurants and activities. World Class sunbathing, shelling, fishing, or just lounging are literally right outside your front door. With a private heated pool and beach access, this house has everything you could ask for.

The house is luxuriously furnished. Special designer touches include - crown moldings, upgraded countertops, built-in vacuum, Satellite Direct TV service with premium movie stations, DVD players, full wet bar, two-car garage. The master suite has a king bed and a master bath fit for a king or queen with bathtub and separate shower. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed and room for sitting and reading. The third bedroom has two twin beds that can be pulled together to make a king. The Living Room has a Queen Size Sleeper couch.

This is truly paradise within reach. You will come for two weeks and never want to leave.

PLEASE NOTE: This property is currently on the market for sale. The property may need to be shown during your stay. My local realtor/property manager with Fran Maxon Real Estate will be handling the sales listing. She will provide you with at least 24 hours notice to show and only at your convenience as I do not want to inconvenience you in any way. You do not need need to be present while the property is being shown.

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Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
DVD, Broadband internet connection with wireless access via wifi, Private Heated Pool, Limited supply of beach chairs and beach supplies provided No Smoking & No Pets


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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Anna Maria Rental Steps to Gulf Beach with Private Pool!
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Great place and a great house!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks John, we had a wonderful stay, got exactly what we expected, very clean and nice house. The kids loved the pool!! Nice and quiet street few minutes walk from a really nice beach. We would love to come back to Ana Maria some time in the future. Thanks again. Best regards from the Norwegians

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful review! So glad you enjoyed our home, please come again.
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Beautiful centrally located beach home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you John and family

Your home is bright and beautifully decorated with comfortable beds! The location was perfect for the beach and very convenient to local attractions. Thank you for sharing your home with us. My family and I had a wonderful family vacation

MBR, Bethlehem, PA

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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John's house was large enough for all 8 of us and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay... plenty of room allowed everyone their own space... outdoor pool was a major plus for our three kids and because we rented a golf cart we were able to have quick access to anything we wanted to do in town...thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, short walk to beach

  • 5 of 5

Well kept property and very convenient location. We loved it here. It had everything we needed and was just like the pictures indicated. Awesome!!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Char, thanks so much for your great review and we are so glad you enjoyed our home! Please come again.
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Happy Stay on Anna Maria

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four recently stayed at this particular property, and we were very pleased with the level of comfort, amenities, and proximity to beaches, shops, and activities. The house is well-kept and nicely decorated; it is also located on a quiet street with very little traffic. The multi-level design easily allows people their own space, and contributes to a more practical and user-friendly house type of feeling. The owner was extremely helpful and informative throughout the transaction, and the local property management company was diligent in welcoming us and encouraging us to contact them if there were any concerns. There were none, but it is nice to know they were eager to help if required. We have rented property numerous times on Anna Maria, and this ranks among the best to date. We would most certainly recommend this house to others considering an Island escape.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful review John. We are so glad you enjoyed our home. Come back again soon!
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Well maintained very clean everything ready to go on arrival

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable time. Easy walk to the beach , pool was nice although jets in whirlpool didn't work.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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John Carney
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About John Carney

Our family is now on its 5th generation of family members calling Anna Maria our second home. This house is truly our extended family destination and we hope you enjoy the island and our home as much as we have over the years.

John Carney purchased this house in 2002

Why John Carney chose Holmes Beach

Walk to the most perfect beach in the US, quiet tropical street, private pool, and close to major airports.

What makes this house unique

We love having the pool in addition to the beach. Although nothing beats our great beach, its kind of nice to just hang with an adult beverage by the pool and have a BBQ with minimal hassle and convenience. But when it is beach time - 8 minutes walk and you are there, Best of both worlds. Plus we love the secluded, highly tropical feel of our street and heavy foliage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great! Fully stocked kitchen.

Great service, friendly and professional

Excellent cleanliness, kitchen items,linens, condition of appliances

We loved the property and booked it again for next year!!:)
Apr 2015
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Sandbar Restaurant
"Paradise but at a price. Best beach on the planet and this is a great place to get a drink a..."
Publix Super Market - Holmes Beach
"The main grocery store on the island. "
Beach House Restaurant
"This is a another gulf side restaurant. Its owned by the same people that own the Sandbar ( ..."
Beach Bistro
"Award Winning gourmet - very small and intimate - Great for Romantic special events"
Rod & Reel Pier
"The place to fish off a dock. The little cafe on the dock has pretty good and cheap breakfas..."
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub
"Eh ok - no view, foods ok"
Anna Maria City Pier
"An Anna Maria must do - free pier, fishing and views. Its on the bay side so no sunsets but ..."
Two Scoops
"Great ice cream and you can get expresso drinks here. "
Mr. Bones
"Best BBQ and African/caribean food on the island. Cool ambiance - this is a must go every tr..."
Sandbar Restaurant
"Paradise but at a price. Best beach on the planet and this is a great place to get a drink a..."
Anna Maria's 6 Beautiful Beaches
"I think the most beautiful beaches on the planet and I have been all over the world."
Hurricane Hank's
"This is a local favorite"
Sign of The Mermaid
"Great gourmet with amazing deserts. For a splurge"
Feeling Swell
"Good lunch and beer joint - many times they have some live music, service can be pretty inco..."
Bean Point
"national bird sanctuary, sea turtles and the most tranquil beach you have ever been on"
"This is old time candy and ice cream. The kids absolutely LOVE this place. Open late."
Duffy's Tavern
"Another Anna Maria original - MUST GO for a hamburger and a frosty mug of beer. "
D Coy Ducks Bar and Grille
"Love this if you like loud music, drink and smokes. Otherwise don't go"
Coastal Watersports
"great place to rent sailboats and other small watercraft"
Ginny's and Jane E's Cafe and Coastal Store
The Center of Anna Maria Island
"You can work out here for $5 or play tennis on the courts in the back. "
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Access
Nearest Point of Interest
Sandbar Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Anna Maria City Pier
Nearest Point of Interest
Rod and Reel Pier
Nearest Point of Interest
Gulf Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Publix Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Manatee Public Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Skinnys Hamburger Joint
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Exit Cleaning $175
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

No Smoking, No Pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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