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~Spectacular Sunrises~Bayfront w/Dock for Fishing, Manatee & Dolphin Watching!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Main House & Guest House ~ 5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths (Sleeps 10-12)

Direct Bay front estate with dazzling panoramic views of the bay. Spectacular Sunrises with Awesome views and only blocks from the White Sandy Beaches! What more could you ask for...the best of both sides of the island! Dolphin, manatee and great fishing right off the dock or bulkhead. Large sun deck with plenty of entertainment area. Beautiful views throughout the home and guest house. Wake up to a beautiful sunrise and enjoy lovely evening lights on the horizon! Dolphin and Manatee visits for your enjoyment!

Dock with fish cleaning table and two jet ski ramps. Outdoor shower and Caged 25' x 30' indoor screened in area with 8' heart shaped heated/Jacuzzi pool with soothing jet bubbles.

The Main House has had renovations and re-furnishings with lovely Tommy Bahama Island decor. Virtual Tour does not reflect new renovations or new furnishings.

Rental available for:

Main House 3 bed & 2 and 1/2 Baths

& Guest House 2 bed & 1 and 1/2 bath

Main House Only is Available, send Inquiry for Rates & Details.

Perfect for family or friends vacationing together. The Guest House is separate, steps away from the Main House on the 2nd floor above the Garage. Guest House has it's own kitchen and open floor plan Family/Living Room also over-looking the Bay.

Short five minutes to the beautiful white sugar sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island. Come and enjoy the Island, you will love it as much as we do!

Home is located at end of 58th street directly on the beautiful bay!

Keywords: Waterfront,Bayfront,Home,Guest House,Estate,Dock,Fishing,Water Views,Direct Bayfront

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017


Self-employed energy business owner/manager, recently retired. My husband Dan and I purchased this beautiful home away from home in 2009 and plan to rent while we are not able to yet fully live in this Awesome Estate. We are certain you will love our home as much as we do!

TONYA SPITZER purchased this house in 2009

Why TONYA SPITZER chose Anna Maria Island

From the very first visit we loved this island! The Island is not commercialized like other Islands and has lots to see & do. White silky sugar sandy beaches are awesome with shells and sand dollars galore!

What makes this house unique

Perfect location on the island yet such a private retreat. A chance to see a sunrise every day! Short 5 minutes to the beach. A block to the Library and plenty of restaurants and shops nearby. See the map for location.


Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Main House: (2) King Size Beds (2) Twin Beds Guest House: (1) Queen size Bed & (2) Twin or Single Beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

~Spectacular Sunrises~Bayfront w/Dock for Fishing, Manatee & Dolphin Watching!
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
Floyd, Virginia, USA

Beautiful setting on the bay

  • 4 of 5

There were many great things about this rental ... being right on the water, the pool inside a spacious screened-in porch, separate quarters over the garage, good location, and more. However, I became frustrated with not having my emails answered and telephone calls (when I left messages) not being returned. Also, we left the place in perfect condition but did not receive the $500 deposit until Feb. 11, 2017 -- 42 days after our check-out, and that was only after I called twice to ask for our deposit to be returned. Sorry to complain, because it really is a nice place to stay. The carpets need to be replaced ... they were quite dirty in some areas. We paid a high rent for Christmas week, and I guess when you spend that much money, you have high expectations.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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First Visit to Ana Maria Island - April 2016

  • 5 of 5

This property easily accommodated our party of 10 for a week vacation without feeling cramped. Spacious well decorated house with a large deck area overlooking the bay. The house also has all of the needed amenities and is close to shopping and the beach. House was clean upon our arrival and owner response to our needs. We would definitely rent again and would recommend to friends.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Waterfont Home on Tampa Bay

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Tanya and Dan. We had the time of our lives! This is a well maintained home which sits on the Bay, and the views are amazing. Sunrise and sunset are spectacular!You can enjoy the back deck, fish, enjoy the jacuzzi pool and relax. The birds are just wonderful and they love to visit. The dolphins are always around and yes, we did see a manatee. The home has chairs, fishing poles and bikes. Be sure to wear a helmet and watch out for the drivers they can get somewhat crazy. You can take the trolley or call for the monkey bus. There are wonderful restaurants and bars. Great Island lots of fun.

The home is very cozy and well stocked. We enjoyed our vacation and we look forward to coming back. This is a delightful home, and you will not be disappointed!


Joanne Hiss

Baldwin, MD

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Algonac, Michigan

Perfect choice!

  • 5 of 5

Our family converged on this property from 4 different states with each family having their own idea of what a great family vacation would be to them - and the "Pesky Pelican" managed to deliver on all fronts! We were extremely pleased with the privacy that the home offered, the location, the accommodations, and the very quick response from the owner when an issue (that wasn't within their control) came up. I would, and have, recommended this rental to others looking for a place to enjoy with any number of people in their party - and we are hoping to return ourselves in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Illinois and Florida residents

Relaxing and breath-taking getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot so adaptable for large groups. We had our three daughters and their families and found it so enjoyable to share the huge living area together or they could go to their quarters when they wanted. Beautiful, clean and decorated for the beach style of living. Views out of the massive windows to the bay enjoyed from inside, large screened pool area or deck area. Plenty to do on site but so close to get to store, sandy beaches or dining. Grill made it so nice to stay there and enjoy each other's company and the kitchen was full of whatever was needed to complete meals. Recommend getting a golf car to complete the joy of the island. Wonderful boat rental and jet ski experience with Shawn from AMI Watersports(also carts) and Brian at Island Scooter Store provided the golf car. Both only two blocks from house as well as nice bait store. Golf car almost a necessity when island is busy and this place is five minute drive to ice, grocery store, beach, etc. and with a golf car much easier to find a place to park than a car. Perfect location on AMI. Manatees and dolphins daily right out front! House stocked with plenty of linens and beach towels, etc. Brought our own paddle boards and was a fantastic area to enjoy the bay. Everyone wants to return so we look forward to that!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our large extended family!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was absolutely fantastic! From the minute we walked in, it was all we expected and then some! Large open living room looking out over the huge back deck and into the bay - breath-taking! The sunrises were amazing. The large screened pool area - with grill, table and plenty of extra chairs - was great for mornings and evenings with the family. The outdoor private shower made the clean-up from the beach so easy. The landscaping of the entire property was the prefect setting for lots of family pictures. Every amenity was thought of - the kitchen had every possible appliance, dish, accessory needed for our entire week long stay. My fiance and I (along with six children), our mothers, aunts, siblings, nephews, cousins, etc all had different schedules for vacation, so people came in and left as they could - and this house was so prefect for that...with the different living spaces it was very convenient. We actually decided to exchange our wedding vows out back right before sunset - with our entire family present -- and it was absolutely breathtaking!!! A local photographer (Jack Elka) and bakery (Hometown Desserts) completed our day - even though the requests were so last minute. The local shops are a quick walk around the corner (we actually bought clothes for the wedding there) and the beach isn't much further. I could go on and on about this fantastic home - bicycles, fishing poles, beach towels all provided; the fishing right off the dock and deck area was enjoyed every night until at least midnight; each day brought new dolphins and manatees to watch. This home definitely made for the prefect family vacation - I highly recommend it!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Local Rentals for Scooters, Jet Skis, Canoes and Bikes, etc. Ask for Brian, tell him that Dan Spitzer recommended him.


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Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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