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Paradise Found in Anna Maria - Canal/Pool Home/Close to Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps up to 8)

Paradise Found at this Anna Maria Island canal front pool home with private dock. Located just 3 blocks from the beach, this spacious and recently renovated home boasts two master suites and comfortably sleeps eight. Just steps to free island trolley and two blocks from shops and restaurants. Other amenities include heated pool, washer/dryer, Internet, cable TV, DVD, VCR, and outside pool/beach shower. Ideal location and quality furnishings make this your perfect vacation rental!

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

Why Pamela chose Anna Maria Island

Great beaches, relaxing atmosphere, and close to Tampa. Walking distance to the beach, shops, restaurants, and the island trolley line.

What makes this house unique

A quiet place to enjoy being with your family. Split floor plan with open common area. Two master suites with adjoining bathrooms allowing for more privacy for couples or family vacationing together.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Good morning…..all I can say is WOW…what an awesome place you have!!! Leaving there Saturday morning was a very depressing moment. My husband and I both commented how this was one of the fastest vacations we have ever taken because we were having so much fun. The boat rental worked out great and we caught a ton of fish. My son caught a ton of pin fish from your dock and on the last night we were there, a manatee blessed us with his presence and hung out there for like an hour. I can understand why people love it there. We have been to other places in Florida but the island was so laid back and relaxing and everyone we met was so nice. Please tell your Dad thank you for the restaurant tips, especially Mr. Bones…best ribs Ive ever eaten!!! I was trying to figure out how to bring back a few slabs in my suitcase. Your house was so comfortable and relaxing. My husband and I were trying to figure out how much a place like that, with those amenities (pool, canal, dock) would go for on todays market, just in case we win the lottery? That whole area on Key Royale looked very expensive to me? We saw some huge boats down there that were in the 7-8 million dollar range and some houses that looked quite spendy as well. Anyways now Im back at awful work, but thanks again for everything and we will definitely keep you in mind for future rentals and referrals. Take care.
Jun 2009
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Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1875 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • 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
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
On Great Canal with spot to tie up your Boat, 3 TVs (One in Living Room, and two of the bedrooms), Broadband Internet access for your laptop, all Cooking Utensils and Dishes, Kids Games, Books, Coffeemaker.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Paradise Found in Anna Maria - Canal/Pool Home/Close to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

The house was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The house was so great. It was just as described with a great living room space. It was only a short walk to the beach and had a nice pool in the back. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sam, Thank you for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, I hope to have you back again soon. Warm Regards, Pamela
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"Paradise Found" couldnt have been more perfect!

  • 5 of 5

After a whirlwind trip to Disney, this beach house was the perfect way to unwind. 4 adults and 4 kids fit perfectly into this house. This was our first trip to Anna Maria Island and definitely won't be the last. The area lives up to its name and all of the reviews I found on it. It's quaint yet not too slow for the younger ones. As for this house.... From the gorgeous pool, the manatees in the canal and the whole house speaker system. EVERY SINGLE person was satisfied. Pamela's taste in furnishings and linens are unmatched by any rental we've ever had. We truly felt like we were in someone's house, not a rental. We can't wait to go back! Definitely don't miss a meal at THE WATERFRONT it was spectacular! Thank you to the owner for being a joy to work with!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loudon, NH

Loved Every Minute!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent 8 wonderful nights at Paradise Found! It was what we thought it was going to be and more. The home is wonderful - pretty, beachy, relaxing, really just perfect. The bed was comfortable, the bathrooms were great, the living area was spacious and comfy, and the pool area was paradise. We took a wonderful 3 mile walk every morning, walked easily to the gorgeous beach almost every day and there were many bars and restaurants and shops that were an easy walk. We also used the free trolley which was so convenient, and there is a trolley stop very close to the house. There is also a Publix store very close by. Pamela was wonderful to deal with and Karen was very helpful when we had a question about the wifi. We have NO negative comments and we hope to vacation there again!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Florida Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, sister, brother-in-law and I spent five wonderful weeks at Paradise Found! The house is beautifully decorated and has a nice open floor plan. Having the bedrooms on opposite sides of the house is great as it provided nice privacy for all. It was a very comfortable living situation. The large screened in area around the pool was a delightful place to have morning coffee and afternoon cocktails! We also appreciated the location of the home as it is very near a trolley stop (and we used the trolley almost every day. It is free and takes you all over the island). There are many shopping areas and restaurants and we visited many of them. Pam is wonderful to deal with, making the process of renting a very easy one. We hope to visit Anna Maria Island again, and if/when we do, we will definitely want to stay at Paradise Found again! LOVED every minute!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise found is right!

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful. Lots of space inside and out! The screened in pool was used everyday. Every morning we enjoyed our coffee by the pool The house was comfortable, clean and well equipped. We rented bikes and got around easily.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Odenton, Maryland

Six Wonderful Weeks at Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Paradise Found for six wonderful weeks. We loved everything about the home: the beautiful decorating, the cleanliness, the open floor plan, the split bedrooms, the cable TV and WIFI, the pool, being on the canal, etc. When our children and grandchildren visited they were delighted to have their own bedroom wing and their own bathrooms. The pool was warm, the beds were very comfortable and the owner Pam was excellent to deal with. We would definately recommend Paradise Found to anyone looking for a large, comfortable home for their Anna Maria Island vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 15 2017
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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